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  • Big Picture Atlas

    Emily Bone

    Product Code: BGPA
    Hardback 5 years +
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    This hardback is a full-colour picture atlas that will help children aged 5 and over learn all about the world around them.

    There are 15 beautifully illustrated maps for children to pore over and they explain all about different countries, continents, oceans, mountains and ice caps. A celebration of our amazing planet, it also explains where animals and people live.

    This book also contains fascinating facts about each country.
    • £3.99
    • RRP £14.99
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  • Whizz Kids Collection - 6 Books

    Product Code: WZKD
    Collection 7 years +
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    The Whizz Kids will test your knowledge!

    Brain puzzles, crosswords, number puzzles, sudoku and two books full of wordsearches feature in this marvellously mind-teasing collection. The crossword themes range from amazing animals to ancient Egypt and the wordsearches are based around fairy tales, monsters and more. The sudoku book also offers an easy-to-follow introduction.

    All of the books are packed with appealing artwork and the challenges progress in difficulty throughout the pages, offering hours of entertainment for children on holidays and long journeys. They are also perfect for party bags!
    Format: paperback
    • £5.99
    • RRP £29.94
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  • Ultimate Mazes Collection - 4 Books

    Product Code: ULMA
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    Find your way through these four a-maze-ing books!

    Children will develop their problem-solving and observational skills in a fun and exciting way as they complete the mazes of varying difficulty found in these four books.

    They're great for keeping kids quiet and happily entertained on long journeys and stay-at-home days and feature themes of countries, space, pirates and maps.
    Format: paperback
    • £7.99
    • RRP £31.96
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  • Usborne Illustrated Atlas of Britain and Ireland

    Struan Reid

    Product Code: IABI
    Hardback 6 years +
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    Tour Britain and Ireland without leaving your home...

    The Usborne Illustrated Atlas of Britain and Ireland gives children the chance to journey around the British Isles - all the way from the craggy far north of Scotland to the rolling green fields in the south east of England. The maps reveal tidbits and facts about various cities that range from where Isaac Newton was born and where banoffee pie was invented!

    It has plenty of facts to pore over alongside lively illustrations and colourful picture maps. It also highlights famous landmarks, towns and cities, wildlife, customs and significant moments from each country's history.
    • £2.99
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  • Welcome to Our Habitats Collection - 4 Books

    Honor Head

    Product Code: LTAH
    Collection 5 years +
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    This series of books explains to children how living things depend on each other and their environment for survival. They're packed with facts, core curriculum information and awe-inspiring photographs.

    These handy books explain the connections and interactions between the plants and animals and how they can help them make their habitats home.

    The four books in this collection are dedicated to the Arctic, the desert, the rainforest and the Coral Reef.

    Format: paperback
    • £5.99
    • RRP £27.96
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  • Here to Help Collection - 12 Books

    Product Code: HRTH
    Collection 5 years +
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    With easy-to-follow text explaining what various job roles entail, these are handy reads for inquisitive children who want to know more about what people do at work.
    • £9.99
    • RRP £95.88
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  • How to Take Care of your Pet Dinosaur Collection - 6 Books

    Kirsty Holmes

    Product Code: PETD
    Collection 5 years +
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    Any child who dreams of owning a prehistoric pet will find the tips in these dino-tastic books invaluable. They reveal where Stegosaurs sleep, what a Diplodocus eats and just how you hatch a T-rex egg.

    These F.O.S.S.I.L. guides are packed with useful tips and tricks for budding dinosaur trainers and contain a host of jaw-dropping facts alongside eye-catching artwork.

    They are written in an engaging style and will complement any child's early learning.
    Format: paperback
    • £7.99
    • RRP £47.94
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  • National Geographic Explorer Guide: Night Sky

    National Geographic Kids

    Product Code: NGNS
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Children can explore the night sky from the comfort of their own garden with this National Geographic Kids book.

    With the celebrations for the 50th anniversary of the moon landing taking place throughout 2019, now is the perfect time for children to discover the solar system!

    From Mars to meteor showers and Saturn to satellites, this guide is packed with stunning photographs and jaw-dropping facts about space.

    Its convenient size and durable format makes it perfect for taking on camping trips, holidays and nights in the garden.
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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  • National Geographic Explorer Guide: Rocks and Minerals

    National Geographic Kids

    Product Code: NGRM
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Find adventure, have fun outdoors and be a rock detective with this ultimate explorer guide from National Geographic Kids!

    Packed with facts and photos, this fun guide is perfect for getting children outside to discover the amazing world underneath their feet.

    It contains the most common rocks and minerals in Great Britain and Ireland and is a great size for taking in backpacks on day trips or camping holidays.
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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  • A Kid's Guide to Feelings Collection - 8 Books

    Product Code: KIDS
    Collection 5 years +
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    The Agents of F.E.E.L.S are here to help young children learn all about emotions.

    With superheroes representing feelings including sadness, happiness, jealousy, excitement and embarrassment, these books are presented in an eye-catching comic book format and the everyday situations the characters find themselves in add to the appeal.

    These appealing books combine interesting storylines with facts that will encourage young readers to talk about how they are feeling.
    Format: paperback
    • £11.99
    • RRP £63.92
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  • Stuff You Should Know!

    Product Code: SYSK
    Paperback 8 years +
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    Have your children ever asked what happens to rubbish once you've thrown it out or where the water from taps actually comes from?

    Stuff You Should Know answers these questions and more in an interactive style: there are double-page spreads that tell you what happens when you phone for a pizza or post a letter to the other side of the world.
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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  • Plastic Sucks!

    Dougie Poynter

    Product Code: PLST
    Paperback 9 years +
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    How can YOU help save our planet from plastic?

    McFly man Dougie Poynter's Plastic Sucks! is a book full of clear and easy ideas and advice that will help children cut out single-use plastic and live a more environmentally friendly life.

    Dougie explains how plastic fills up our oceans and endangers our wildlife and how the time to take action is NOW. He also discusses the history of plastic and introduces campaigners and reveals how, by working together, we can reduce and replace plastic.
    • £3.99
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  • Wildlife Wonders Collection - 6 Books

    Pat Jacobs

    Product Code: WLDW
    Collection 7 years +
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    Have your children ever asked you why birds have feathers or why fish have gills? This collection of six science books will give them all the answers they need, while also providing an overview of the wonderful diversity of the natural world.

    Covering birds, fish, insects, mammals, plants and reptiles, each book explores the key characteristics of each species and looks at how their characteristics have evolved over time. This is all backed by easy-to-follow text, 3D artwork and eye-catching photographs.

    Perfect for nature lovers, all of these books are closely linked to the new National Science Curriculum and will boost understanding of wildlife classification and evolution.
    Format: paperback
    • £6.99
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  • History Year by Year

    DK

    Product Code: YBYH
    Hardback 9 years +
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    Enjoy a journey through time - all the way from mammoths and mummies to flying and Facebook!

    Stretching from the prehistoric era through to the present day, this DK hardback offers a visual timeline of the history of the world. It's packed with photographs and original artefacts that give a snapshot of each era and highlights the major events that changed the world.

    As well as the tidbits of what was happening around the world, this book also provides concise and accessible overviews of major events including the rise of the Roman Empire and the fall of Communism. There is also a section called 'Child of the Time', which reveals how children in history lived and honed their skills e.g. the training plans of a Spartan warrior.

    Children will be able to put historic events across the world into context by reading through the timeline and learn about eras including Ancient Greece, Rome, the Industrial Revolution, the American Civil War, the World Wars and the moon landing in 1969.
    • £8.99
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  • Celebrations Around the World

    Katy Halford

    Product Code: CATW
    Hardback 5 years +
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    This book takes children on an exciting journey through the world's most interesting and important festivals, celebrations and holidays.

    It contains a combination of Katy Halford's beautiful, original illustrations and fascinating facts (regarding everything from costumes to food) that will help children understand about a vast range of cultures and religions from different countries and continents.

    It reveals why skeletons dance at the Day of the Dead and who cleans up La Tomatina (the world's biggest tomato fight) in Spain.
    • £4.99
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  • Human Body: A Children's Encyclopedia

    DK

    Product Code: CEHB
    Hardback 9 years +
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    Did you know that you will eat around 20 tonnes of food during your lifetime? Or that humans are made up of 100 trillion cells? Do you want to know why hiccups happen?

    This DK children's encyclopedia of the human body covers from heads to toes and explains everything from what makes a balanced diet to which part of the brain makes you appreciate music (although you'll have to read the book to find out!).

    This keepsake hardback is also packed with incredible photographs to pore over and quizzes to complete. It's a comprehensive reference book and study aid that will entertain and intrigue the whole family.
    • £6.99
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  • Stand Up, Stand Out!

    Product Code: SUSO
    Hardback 9 years +
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    Celebrating the actions and achievements of 25 of the world's greatest figures, Stand Up, Stand Out! is the follow-up to the phenomenally successful What Would She Do?

    Focusing on rebel heroes who overcame seemingly impossible circumstances and stood up for what they believed in and also those who spoke out against injustices, this book is packed with informative profiles and incredible artwork of the likes of Nelson Mandela, Maya Angelou and J.K. Rowling.

    As well as world leaders and contemporary favourites, this book focuses on unsung heroes including Irena Sendler (who rescued 2,500 children in World War II) and Juliane Koepcke (who survived an airplane crash in a rainforest aged just 17).

    Each profile is also accompanied by a 'What Can You Do?' section which asks the reader to think about their actions if they encountered similar obstacles to these inspiring figures.
    • £4.99
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  • First Man on the Moon

    Ben Hubbard

    Product Code: FMOM
    Hardback 9 years +
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    Published in time for the 50th anniversary, First Man on the Moon is a gripping illustrated account of the historic first moon landing.

    Featuring accessible text and contemporary artwork, it breathes new life into the famous story of the first ever moon landing, using short paragraphs to tell this inspiring story.

    It covers the beginnings of the Space Race; the early missions; the successful Apollo 11 voyage; and Neil Armstrong's legendary first steps on the moon - as well as the astronauts' heart-stopping return to Earth.
    • £4.99
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  • Natural History Museum Explorer: Dinosaurs!

    Nick Forshaw

    Product Code: WOED
    Hardback 8 years +
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    Unearth the timeline of dinosaurs - from the first ones millions of years ago to the birds descended from them that fly over our heads today.

    This perfectly prehistoric book unfolds into a 2m-long timeline as it follows the explorer Agent Eagle as he learns all about these magnificent beasts. He discovers the history of dinosaurs and the best places to find fossils. He also learns just what wiped them out.

    A quiz, name game and glossary add an interactive element to the learnings and there are so many facts and illustrations to pore over.
    • £3.99
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  • Stuff You Should Know About the Human Body

    Product Code: SSKB
    Paperback 8 years +
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    How do bones mend and just what exactly are hormones?

    Stuff You Should Know About the Human Body is packed with large and colourful illustrated diagrams that explain biology in simple terms. This information is complemented by characters running around the pages performing the actions referenced in the text.

    It includes double-page spreads that show how full body systems such as the circulatory, nerve, skeletal and immune systems work.
    • £3.99
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  • The Rocking Book of Rocks

    Florence Bullough

    Product Code: RBOR
    Hardback 8 years +
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    Written by top geology experts, The Rocking Book of Rocks offers a comprehensive guide to rocks, minerals and gems.

    It has amazing artwork and will tell rock-obsessed children everything they want to know about space rocks, gemstones, metals, volcanoes and so much more.
    • £4.99
    • RRP £14.99
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