Reference Books for Children

  • UCP2 3 years +
    3 years +
    (4)
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    The Usborne Children's Picture Atlas gives readers aged 3 and over an intriguing look at the world - from the hot African plains to the frozen Arctic tundra.

    Featuring fun facts about countries and their capital cities, their famous landmarks, longest rivers and highest mountains - and with picture stories throughout as well - this is a brilliant home resource for young children as they begin to explore the wider world and the people and places within it.

    With quiz questions to engage the reader and interesting objects to spot on the pages, this is a simple and appealing introduction to maps and different cultures for preschool children.
  • Songbirds Phonics Collection - 36 Books - Collection - 9780198411093 - Julia Donaldson
    SONB 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Written by Julia Donaldson, the author of The Gruffalo, the 36 books in this Songbirds Phonics Collection are especially designed to help ease young children through the process of learning to read.

    From the Oxford Reading Tree, this collection combines playful rhythm-and-rhyme tales with vibrant and interesting illustrations sure to engage little ones.

    Great for encouraging gradual progress and for preparing children for studies in primary school or supplementing their early learning, these bite-sized tales will promote an early positive reading experience.
  • Read with Biff, Chip and Kipper Collection: Levels 1-3 - 33 Books - Collection - 9780192739858
    RWBZ 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Featuring 33 books covering reading levels 1-3, this collection of Oxford Reading Tree books is perfect for building a foundation in reading for young readers aged 3 and up.

    Specially designed by the reading experts at Oxford University Press, each book has a carefully levelled and beautifully illustrated story that parent and child will have lots of fun with as they read together, practising and perfecting essential skills that they'll be learning at school - from phonics and first stories to common words and everyday language.

    This Biff, Chip and Kipper collection features 32 storybooks and a parents' handbook full of ideas to make reading fun.
    Format: paperback
  • BPMZT 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Read with Oxford: Biff, Chip and Kipper: Rhyming Games flashcards are a fun way for children to practise early reading and spelling skills. The flashcards are ideal for children who are growing in reading confidence. Read with Oxford offers an exciting range of carefully levelled resources to build your child's reading confidence.
  • BQOAD 3 years +
    3 years +
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    These Read with Oxford Songbirds Alphabet Games are a fun and effective way for children to practise their letters and sounds at home, building their reading skills and phonics knowledge. Read with Oxford also offers an exciting range of carefully levelled reading books to build your child's reading confidence.
  • ARKNW 3 years +
    3 years +
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    An engaging ABC activity book to really help boost your child's progress at every stage of their learning! Fully in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage, this English book provides reassurance whilst supporting your child's learning at home. Combining useful English practice with engaging, colourful illustrations, this ABC practice book helps to boost your child's confidence and develop good learning habits for life. Each fun activity is designed to give your child a real sense of achievement. Included in this book: * questions that allow children to practise the important skills learned at school * colourful activities that make learning fun and motivate children to learn at home * helpful tips and answers so that you can support your child's learning
  • ALZGP 5 years +
    5 years +
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    A new series of Horrible Histories sticker activity books, crammed with quick quizzes, foul facts and putrid pictures, the explosive Horrible Histories Sticker Activity Book: Awful Egyptians covers all things horrible in ancient Egypt. With over 250 savage stickers, children can help to explore perilous pyramids, meet suffering slaves and saunter past scheming sphinxes. But be careful not to get lost for ever in the mummifying mazes!
  • ALHQA 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Learn to play simple, well-known tunes on the sturdy keyboard attached to the book. Each note is represented with a different colour, which corresponds to the same colour on the keys, making this accessible even to very young children. Tunes include Twinkle, Twinkle, Frere Jacques, Ode to Joy and more.
  • APOHR
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    Containing 200 simple words, this title features illustrated flashcards that make learning a new language easy and fun. Each card has a simple illustration and the word underneath with the translation in smaller type at the bottom on one side.
  • AEBCZ 5 years +
    5 years +
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    This work contains a brand new set of cards containing simple activities to keep little children busy on long train journeys. It includes games such as noughts and crosses, as well as puzzles, quizzes and doodle cards. The cards are wipe clean and the pack includes a special pen with which to write the answers on the cards, making the pack entirely self contained and easily portable. The cards are robust and durable, ensuring repeated use.
  • ABBCN 5 years +
    5 years +
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    Simple, colourful first picture dictionary in a handy format. Over 350 useful words in over 35 popular themes including school, sports, beach, house, farm and wild animals. Each word is clearly illustrated with a bold caption and there is a full alphabetical word list at the end.
  • AIWRM 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £7.89
    • RRP £7.99
    A fun language learning sticker activity atlas. Learn about the world and its languages whilst learning French, too! Colourful maps of the main regions of the world feature countries, oceans, rivers, lakes and mountains labelled in French. The sticker pictures are arranged in seven informative themes: animals, crops, food, industry, monuments, natural features and plants. Lists of the national languages of each region appear on each map. Beautifully illustrated maps. Fun stickers to encourage French practice. A simple pronunciation guide for each sticker word. Lists of countries and map words in French and English