Reference Books for Children

  • LAMH 11 years +
    11 years +
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    This lively and hugely accessible book encourages children to talk about their mental health and feelings.

    Covering everything from friendships and fall-outs to divorce and depression, this handy book is packed with practical advice about dealing with emotions and why we experience so many different ones on a day-to-day basis.

    From the experts at Usborne book, this is a must-have book for children trying to find their place in the world. It also discusses bereavement, sexuality and eating disorders.
  • CJU2 11 years +
    11 years +
    (2)
    • £5.49
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    With a clear, colour layout to make it easy to navigate, this handy dictionary is in two parts. The first part is a reference section of simple rules, tips, and examples to help students spell, punctuate, and write correctly in school, exams and at home. This is divided into three sections: Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar.

    The second part is an alphabetical word list of common tricky words, with inflections, but no meanings. This list highlights words that are most frequently misspelt by this age group to help target and rectify these common mistakes.

    It will be a valuable resource for preparation for students taking exams with increased focus on accurate spelling and grammar. It will be a user-friendly techniques and grammar.
  • ASQOV 11 years +
    11 years +
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    A fantastic colour school thesaurus for ages 11+ in the best-selling Gem format to help you find the right word every time. Written specially to help with school work and homework, this new edition provides thousands of synonyms to increase vocabulary, with examples to show context for every synonym listed. This handy thesaurus includes all the newest words in the English language, plus a useful supplement to provide help with finding the right word. Unlike any other school thesaurus, with the Collins Gem School Thesaurus you can be sure you're using the right word every time. Every entry has a definition, and each alternative word is followed by its own example, helping you decide which word is the most appropriate to use. The perfect companion to the new Collins Gem School Dictionary, and an indispensable tool for any school student aged 11+. Using a thesaurus has never been easier!
  • BMNAH 11 years +
    11 years +
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    The perfect language companion for all students aged 11+. With a clear and highly legible design throughout, it is easy to use and full of useful features to help build language confidence at school and help with homework and revision. This new hardback edition has been developed with teachers to be the perfect school dictionary for in class and for homework. The clear layout makes finding entries exceptionally easy, and full definitions are given in simple language, often in complete sentences. With over 20,000 entries, many new or updated, it includes the school national curriculum vocabulary up to Key Stage 3 and GCSE as well as general vocabulary for students aged 11+. A special section on spelling follows the main dictionary. It outlines key spelling rules and lists words that are commonly confused or misspelled, so it helps students to identify and master the trickiest spelling problems. This user-friendly dictionary is an invaluable reference for all school students.
  • BMNAS 11 years +
    11 years +
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    The essential word finder for all students of English. Each entry is followed by a wide range of alternative words and examples, making it easy to choose the most appropriate alternative for every context. Planned in consultation with teachers and supporting the requirements of the school National Curriculum, this thesaurus has a clear and easy-to-use layout, with an alphabetical indicator on each page, making it easy to find information quickly. It includes thousands of synonyms and antonyms as well as short definitions for all main entry words. Examples are given for all synonyms to show how they are used and to help students choose the right one for their context. The `more synonyms' feature and `types of' panels help to extend students' vocabulary and extra help is given to help avoid overuse of very common words. A special section focusses on writing skills and helps students to use language effectively and achieve success in all areas of written work.
  • AAEEW 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £7.19
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    The Oxford Paperback Dictionary & Thesaurus is a great value-for-money product. It is the ultimate one-stop reference, containing both a dictionary and a thesaurus in one handy reference volume. The dictionary and thesaurus texts have an integrated design which has been tried and tested with users to speed up browsing and look-up. The dictionary has excellent coverage of everyday English, containing over 90,000 words, phrases and definitions and incorporating the newest words and phrases from Oxford's language research programmes. The thesaurus provides over 100,000 synonyms and antonyms. This handy dictionary and thesaurus is ideal for anyone who needs an affordable and portable, all-in-one reference work.
  • AZPEM 11 years +
    11 years +
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    Fully updated world map to include the latest political changes. Contains politically coloured mapping showing each country and their capital city, major roads, railways and cities and towns clearly. Also included are national flags, key statistics for every country and inset maps of the polar regions. This laminated (on front side only) map is printed on high quality paper and comes rolled in a plastic tube - ideal as a poster for any classroom, bedroom or office wall. AREA OF COVERAGE All of the world, centred on the Greenwich Meridian, and including maps of the North and South Pole regions. SCALE 1:22 000 000; 1 cm to 220 km; 1 inch to 347 miles SIZE 1015 x 1380 mm (40 x 54 inches) OTHER VERSIONS AVAILABLE Paper flat map in tube (ISBN 978-0-00-821158-5).
  • AUDGL 11 years +
    11 years +
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    A practical revision book for Spanish Verbs offering a clear and easy-to-understand guide with hundreds of exercises to help you prepare for exams. Designed for all those learning Spanish at school, at work or at home. It provides easily accessible information in an attractively presented layout. Hundreds of exercises are highlighted throughout the text to reinforce Spanish verb tenses. In addition, a full glossary gives clear explanations of grammatical terminology. Provides beginners with all the regular verb forms and conjugations, and the most common tenses of irregular verbs are shown in full. An alphabetical index lists over 2000 widely used verbs, and each one cross-refers the user to its basic model in the main verb tables. * Explains the essential points of Spanish verb tenses using simple language throughout. * Hundreds of exercises help you to practise all the major tenses. * Thousands of examples of real Spanish illustrate clearly how each verb is used. * Clear layout ensures that you find the information you need quickly and easily.
  • AYXHS 11 years +
    11 years +
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    A practical revision book for French Verbs offering a clear and easy-to-understand guide with hundreds of exercises to help you prepare for exams. Designed for all those learning French at school, at work or at home. It provides easily accessible information in an attractively presented layout. Hundreds of exercises are highlighted throughout the text to reinforce French verb tenses. In addition, a full glossary gives clear explanations of grammatical terminology. Provides beginners with all the regular verb forms and conjugations, and the most common tenses of irregular verbs are shown in full. An alphabetical index lists over 2000 widely used verbs, and each one cross-refers the user to its basic model in the main verb tables. * Explains the essential points of French verb tenses using simple language throughout. * Hundreds of exercises help you to practise all the major tenses. * Thousands of examples of real French illustrate clearly how each verb is used. * Clear layout ensures that you find the information you need quickly and easily.
  • AYXHT 11 years +
    11 years +
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    Perfect for revising French Grammar offering a clear and easy-to-understand guide to the verbs and grammar of French with hundreds of practical exercises. Designed for all those learning French at school, at work or at home. It provides easily accessible information in an attractively presented layout. Key grammatical points and hundreds of exercises are highlighted throughout the text as a means of reinforcement. In addition, a full glossary gives clear explanations of grammatical terminology. Provides beginners with all the regular verb forms and conjugations, and the most common tenses of irregular verbs are shown in full. * Explains the essential points of French grammar using simple language throughout. * Hundreds of exercises help you to practise each grammar point. * Thousands of examples of real French illustrate clearly the grammatical points being made. * Clear layout ensures that you find the information you need quickly and easily.
  • AYXHR 11 years +
    11 years +
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    Perfect for revising Spanish Grammar offering a clear and easy-to-understand guide to the verbs and grammar of Spanish with hundreds of practical exercises. Designed for all those learning Spanish at school, at work or at home. It provides easily accessible information in an attractively presented layout. Key grammatical points and hundreds of exercises are highlighted throughout the text as a means of reinforcement. In addition, a full glossary gives clear explanations of grammatical terminology. Provides beginners with all the regular verb forms and conjugations, and the most common tenses of irregular verbs are shown in full. * Explains the essential points of Spanish grammar using simple language throughout. * Hundreds of exercises help you to practise each grammar point. * Thousands of examples of real Spanish illustrate clearly the grammatical points being made. * Clear layout ensures that you find the information you need quickly and easily.
  • AYXHU 11 years +
    11 years +
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    Perfect for revising Italian Grammar offering a clear and easy-to-understand guide to the verbs and grammar of Italian with hundreds of practical exercises. Designed for all those learning Italian at school, at work or at home. It provides easily accessible information in an attractively presented layout. Key grammatical points and hundreds of exercises are highlighted throughout the text as a means of reinforcement. In addition, a full glossary gives clear explanations of grammatical terminology. Provides beginners with all the regular verb forms and conjugations, and the most common tenses of irregular verbs are shown in full. * Explains the essential points of Italian grammar using simple language throughout. * Hundreds of exercises help you to practise each grammar point. * Thousands of examples of real Italian illustrate clearly the grammatical points being made. * Clear layout ensures that you find the information you need quickly and easily.
  • AYXHV 11 years +
    11 years +
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    Perfect for revising German Grammar offering a clear and easy-to-understand guide to the verbs and grammar of German with hundreds of practical exercises. Designed for all those learning German at school, at work or at home. It provides easily accessible information in an attractively presented layout. Key grammatical points and hundreds of exercises are highlighted throughout the text as a means of reinforcement. In addition, a full glossary gives clear explanations of grammatical terminology. Provides beginners with all the regular verb forms and conjugations, and the most common tenses of irregular verbs are shown in full. * Explains the essential points of German grammar using simple language throughout. * Hundreds of exercises help you to practise each grammar point. * Thousands of examples of real German illustrate clearly the grammatical points being made. * Clear layout ensures that you find the information you need quickly and easily.
  • BTZRY 11 years +
    11 years +
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    The perfect dictionary reference for daily use, including all the words, phrases and definitions you need in a durable format. Language notes help you choose the right word and the easy-to-use layout allows you to find what you're looking for quickly. 200,000 words and phrases. Specially tailored to meet your needs at home, school, and in the office, offering comprehensive definitions and word tips to provide help with English usage. Find all the words and definitions you need, with comprehensive coverage of the language we use every day. It also contains the latest words to enter the language. The clear layout ensures you can find the words you need quickly. Contains an invaluable supplement on the most common mistakes and controversial issues in English.
  • AZPEL 11 years +
    11 years +
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    Fully updated world map to include the latest political changes. The map contains politically coloured mapping which shows each country and their capital city, major roads, railways and cities and towns clearly. Also included are national flags, key statistics for every country and inset maps of the polar regions. The map is printed on high quality paper and comes rolled in a plastic tube - ideal as a poster for any classroom, bedroom or office wall. AREA OF COVERAGE All of the world, centred on the Greenwich Meridian, and including maps of the North and South Pole regions. SCALE 1:22 000 000; 1 cm to 220 km; 1 inch to 347 miles SIZE 1015 x 1380 mm (40 x 54 inches) OTHER VERSIONS AVAILABLE Laminated flat map in tube (ISBN 978-0-00-821156-1).
  • BMNCP 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £4.99
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    The perfect English reference tool for all students aged 11+. A combined dictionary and thesaurus, in a handy Pocket format, developed with teachers to be the perfect tool for both school work and homework. This is an invaluable two-in-one reference book in a handy, portable format, perfect for the school bag. Clear, straightforward definitions reflect today's language, while the matching thesaurus entries provide a generous choice of synonyms and antonyms. The "Get It Right" supplement addresses the main points in the 3 key curriculum areas of Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling. You can always rely on Collins to provide you with today's English as all our definitions, examples, idioms and usage notes are based on the Collins Corpus - our unrivalled and constantly updated 4.5 billion-word database.
  • BTZQS 11 years +
    11 years +
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    An introductory atlas for secondary schools, perfectly designed to support and motivate Key Stage 3 students in geographical and mapping skills. Featuring 96 pages of clear, easy to read maps, satellite images, an atlas skills section and hundreds of statistics. * This introductory atlas for secondary school students aged 11-14 is designed to help students develop map, atlas and data handling skills. The content adheres closely to the requirements of the National Curriculum and incorporates results of classroom testing. * Its clear and accessible layout will motivate pupils of all abilities at Key Stage 3 and S1-S2. An easy to follow introductory 'map and atlas skills' section, useful for both teacher and pupil, is followed by clear, easy to read reference maps presented with locator maps, fact boxes and flags, descriptive text, detailed map keys and photos. * Carefully selected focus country studies include mapping on contrasting regions and special topics. * The latest available country-by-country statistics are listed in a separate section and the index includes full latitude and longitude values. * The extended world section in this edition covers all the global issues required by the National Curriculum e.g. climate, population, biomes, earthquakes and volcanoes. * Colour coding of the titling and marginalia aids the identification of the sections within the atlas.
  • BTZRU 11 years +
    11 years +
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    Developed to help improve Spanish language skills at home and in the classroom as well as making learning fun. Specifically designed to meet the needs of children aged 7-11 learning Spanish at primary school or at home, this easy-to-use, colourful dictionary provides the perfect reference for the new curriculum with detailed coverage of core English and Spanish vocabulary. Themed pages, fun illustrations and simple examples help children to remember words and translations. Core English and Spanish vocabulary is given thorough coverage and key phrases are highlighted, offering all the support needed for children to study the new curriculum.
  • AEQQV 11 years +
    11 years +
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    Collins Easy Learning French Vocabulary helps you develop your vocabulary skills and is the perfect companion to any of the ever-popular Easy Learning French range. Collins Easy Learning French Vocabulary is designed for learners of French of all ages, whether you are learning at school, in an evening class, for business or to go on holiday. * Easy to use: Collins Easy Learning French Vocabulary gives you all the words and phrases you need in order to communicate effectively in natural French. * Easy to read: clear layout and handy vocabulary sections ensure that you find what you are looking for quickly and easily. * Easy to understand: example phrases show you how French is really used. Other titles available in the Collins Easy Learning French range are: Collins Easy Learning French Dictionary, Collins Easy Learning French Conversation, Collins Easy Learning French Grammar, Collins Easy Learning French Verbs, Collins Easy Learning French Grammar and Practice and Collins Easy Learning French Verbs and Practice.
  • AHGYM 11 years +
    11 years +
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    Collins Easy Learning Italian Vocabulary helps you build up your vocabulary skills and is the ideal companion to any of the ever-popular Easy Learning Italian range. Collins Easy Learning Italian Vocabulary is designed for learners of Italian of all ages, whether you are learning at school, in an evening class, for business or to go on holiday. * Easy to use: Collins Easy Learning Italian Vocabulary gives you all the words and phrases you need in order to communicate effectively in natural Italian. * Easy to read: clear layout and 50 handy vocabulary sections ensure that you find what you are looking for quickly and easily. * Easy to understand: example phrases show you how Italian is really used. * Easy to learn: within each topic, Italian vocabulary is split into essential, important and useful words, so you can decide which level of learning is right for you. Other titles available in the Collins Easy Learning Italian range are: Collins Easy Learning Italian Dictionary, Collins Easy Learning Italian Conversation, Collins Easy Learning Italian Grammar, Collins Easy Learning Italian Grammar and Practice and Collins Easy Learning Italian Verbs.
  • AZPCD 11 years +
    11 years +
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    A modern Welsh Dictionary offering excellent coverage of today's Welsh language and usage. The clear layout makes it easy to use and its handy format and durability make it your ideal companion at home, school or on your travels. Designed for all those speaking and learning Welsh. It is the ideal dictionary for anyone who needs a wealth of reliable information in a handy format. * Revised and updated with hundreds of new words and offers extensive coverage of today's English and Welsh. * The supplement contains help with letter writing, CVs and emails, as well as useful phrases for a variety of situations. * The clear typography gives the text a contemporary feel, and ensures that users find the information they need quickly and easily.
  • BMMZR 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.99
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    Collins World in Maps is a multi-topic atlas of the world, which introduces the most relevant physical and human topics to reflect the Geography Key Stage 2-3 requirements of the National Curriculum. Formerly published as Collins Keystart World Atlas, this collection of maps can be used to investigate different themes and topics. It tells a story in maps, diagrams, charts, words and photographs, each of which presents information to compare and examine. We live on a remarkable planet and this atlas helps us to make sense of the world today and understand how things came to be, as well as how they might change in years to come. Suggested activities on each spread encourage users to explorer further.
  • BMNAG 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £3.99
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    The perfect language companion for all students aged 11+. With a clear and highly legible design throughout, it is easy to use and full of useful features to help build language confidence at school and help with homework and revision. This new edition has been developed with teachers to be the perfect tool for school work and homework. The clear layout makes finding entries exceptionally easy, and full definitions are given in simple language, often in complete sentences. With over 20,000 entries, many new or updated words, it includes the school national curriculum vocabulary up to Key Stage 3 and GCSE level, as well as general vocabulary for students aged 11+. A special section on spelling follows the main dictionary. It outlines key spelling rules and lists words that are commonly confused or misspelled, so it helps students to identify and master the trickiest spelling problems. This user-friendly dictionary is an invaluable reference support for all school students. Collins have been pioneers in dictionary publishing since 1819. We are proud to offer an extensive range of dictionaries in multiple formats and languages for all leisure, travel and educational needs.
  • BTZRX 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £3.99
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    The perfect word reference for daily use. With practical usage notes, and a fantastic supplement, this is the ideal thesaurus to take your language use and knowledge further. 300,000 synonyms and antonyms. Specially tailored to meet the needs of the user at home, school, or in the office, with all the words and alternatives you might need, as well as a huge choice of opposites. This thesaurus is based on the Collins Corpus, a 4.5-billion-word database of today's English. The clear, accessible layout makes the thesaurus easy to use and ensures users can find the language they need when they need it. Includes a 16-page crosswords supplement.