Children's Educational Books
IAMA 10 years +10 years +
The interactive quizzes, charts and drawing activities in this fill-in book will help children learn all about history's greatest and most influential women.
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From historical world leaders to modern pioneers and international muses, these are incredible concise biographies that are sure to inspire and empower readers - and the interactive nature makes them even more appealing.
This book is packed with biographies, quotes and stunning illustrations of historical figures from the worlds of sport, science, popular culture and politics.
SLRW 9 years +9 years +
Robert Winston's Science Lab is a book packed with experiments and activities that will help children learn how science works. It reveals how rockets fire into space and explains the reasons that buildings can survive earthquakes.
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From building a bridge and crafting a catapult to making a marble run, these hands-on activities will help children understand how science, technology, engineering and maths are woven through the world around us.
Covering all of the STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects, these projects complement the school curriculum and help prepare children for the modern world.
CEHB 9 years +9 years +
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?
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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.
KIDS 5 years +5 years +
The Agents of F.E.E.L.S are here to help young children learn all about emotions.
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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.
TMME 5 years +5 years +
This wipe-clean literacy and numeracy book helps break down each subject into manageable chunks for children to practice on for 10 minutes every day.
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They can answer the questions and then wipe mistakes away as they get to grips with the subject.
This book is split into a literacy activities section featuring grammar, punctuation, comprehension and phonics and numeracy activities including shape, measurement, arithmetic and money. The activities have been specially designed to help develop children's confidence as they steadily progress through the pages.
HSTR 7 years +7 years +
Travel back in time with The Histronauts and bring history to life by reading the stories and facts in this fun three-book collection!
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With lovable characters and a graphic novel-style narrative, each book is perfect for creating loyal history fans from reluctant readers, and there are plenty of activities to keep them engaged throughout the series.
Children will explore the Egyptian, Roman and Viking eras as they uncover the secrets of the past and learn facts in an interactive and exciting way.
CMFK 7 years +7 years +
Help your children relax and focus with this supportive mindfulness guide. It contains activities that will help children understand their thoughts and feelings while having fun.
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The projects range from making a mindfulness jar to good living recipes and outdoor tasks that bring kids closer to nature and they're all designed to boost confidence and self-esteem. They're also fully flexible to match individual needs.
With chapters dedicated to Focus, Calm, Move, Change and Reflect, this book shows how focused play can make a positive contribution to a child's positive mental health. Among the activities are creating a caring scrapbook and making energy slime. Simple breathing techniques and reflective exercises are also covered.
YGAK 7 years +7 years +
Yoga provides children with a great way of learning about relaxation, meditation and peace while having fun.
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With plenty of easy-to-follow photographs and accessible tips, this book introduces 50 poses and activities for children to complete. They can stretch into a tree or butterfly pose and also learn how to make a mindfulness jar. All of the poses are accompanied by notes describing their benefits.
This easy-to-follow book is written by children's yoga expert Susannah Hoffman and features a foreword by Oscar winner Patricia Arquette. It's perfect for helping children de-stress and focus.
CLNS 7 years +7 years +
This incredible collection of 15 books has been designed to help children aged 7 and over improve their essential school skills.
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- Just 87p per book
Full of fun activities, the books will help boost confidence and develop good learning habits for life. The titles focus on maths, the times tables, English, spelling and handwriting.
As children prepare to go back to school, these Collins books will come in very handy. They're colourful and sure to motivate children to great grades.
SPVG 9 years +9 years +
This 10-book collection provides accounts of how some of the world's most important inventions were built and how they work - some of which to this very day.
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- Just £1.20 per book
Full of eye-catching illustrations and detailed and informative text, the books cover the likes of Egyptian pyramids, viking towns and Greek temples.
Perfect for children fascinated in history, these books will become handy study aids and are sure to keep children absorbed for hours on end.
EYWI 9 years +9 years +
The DK Eyewitness books support National Curriculum Key Stage 2 topics and cover a range of eras and topics that children will be learning about in their history lessons.
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- Just £1.25 per book
From the ancient empires of Egypt, Greece and Rome through to William Shakespeare, the Tudors, Victorians and both World Wars, these visual guides will help children understand more about these key times from our history.
SPCE 9 years +9 years +
This visual encyclopedia provides an in-depth look at the wonders of the universe and explains what lies in outer space.
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It examines every aspect of space, from galaxies and dark matter to the features of the Solar System, and will help children understand about everything from asteroids and comets to star-forming nebulae and planets.
Packed with astounding facts, this is the perfect one-stop reference guide to help children (and you!) unravel the mysteries of space.
WSCO 9 years +9 years +
Explore the magic and mysteries of the night-time with this beautiful large-format gift book.
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This picture book is full of finely detailed artwork that evocatively captures the beauty of our universe at night - from moonbows to shooting stars and the polar region to the northern lights. It shows children (and you!) how different habitats - including cities and the ocean - come alive when the sun sets.
A wondrous book, it also features illustrations of animals making their beds, sleeping, swimming and flying as you dive into the world of dreams and explore the history of human sleep and gaze at the constellations.
AFDW 9 years +9 years +
The Actually Factually books contain a collection of misunderstandings, mistakes and misconceptions and answer a number of questions everyone wants to know the answer to - e.g. are coconuts more dangerous than sharks?
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Focusing on the myths that have wrongly been considered truths, this book reveals if Mount Everest really is the world's tallest mountain and if camels actually store water in their humps...
AFEL 9 years +9 years +
The Actually Factually books contain a collection of misunderstandings, mistakes and misconceptions and answer a number of questions everyone wants to know the answer to - e.g. Why are yawns contagious and do elephants ever forget?
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Focusing on the myths that have wrongly been considered truths, this book reveals if there really is life on other planets...
RWBZ 3 years +3 years +
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.
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- Just 61p per book
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.
SII2 11 years +11 years +
Packed with amazing facts and simple explanations of all the big ideas in science, The Science Book is an innovative and accessible guide to the amazing scientific discoveries that mankind have been made.
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Covering astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, maths and physics, including how scientists have sought to explain their incredible theories, the book is packed with quirky graphics, pithy quotes and step-by-step mind maps of how these mind-bending theories came to be - and how they have impacted on our world and way of life.
From how Galileo worked out his scientific theories of motion and inertia to what the discovery of DNA meant to the human race, this authoritative yet easy-to-understand summary of scientific breakthroughs is the perfect way to explore this fascinating subject.
RWBN 5 years +5 years +
Especially published for children at reading levels 4-6 and always popular with Book People customers, we're excited to bring you this massive 25-book Oxford Reading Tree collection starring Biff, Chip and Kipper.
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A scheme used by the vast majority of primary schools, these books will help children aged 5 and over develop into confident readers, and the familiar characters and entertaining stories are sure to be returned to again and again.
Focusing on phonics so young readers can practise their sounds and letters, these first stories allow children to practise reading everyday language too. With eight covering each level, the fun-filled books come in a popper case and the collection also includes a parents' guide.
NSHK 7 years +7 years +
It's now over 400 years since the Bard died and his work still remains just as relevant and compelling today. Boasting 16 of William Shakespeare's most popular and enduring plays, this collection contains rewritten versions of all his most well-known tales.
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From the tragedy of Macbeth to the humour of Much Ado About Nothing, this superb collection of paperbacks makes an excellent introduction to Shakespeare for younger readers.
The tales have been retold using accessible language and with the help of Tony Ross's engaging black-and-white illustrations, each play is vividly brought to life, allowing these culturally enriching stories to be shared with as wide an audience as possible.
Please note that although these books are suitable for children aged 9 and over to enjoy independently, the themes they cover mean they may be considered more suitable for shared reading with children aged 7 plus.
BBJD 8 years +8 years +
Written by Julia Donaldson, this book contains a script for a World War II play for children to act out in class or at home.
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Published to coincide with the 75th anniversary of D-Day in 2019, the story follows the Chivers children as they are sent to the countryside and subsequently back home to Manchester when the threat dies down - but then the air-raid siren starts to go off...
Poignant and dramatic, this play will help children explore both historical and literacy topics in an involving and creative setting.
NMBU 5 years +5 years +
This inspiring collection contains four child-friendly stories covering four different types of bullying (hidden, physical, verbal and emotional).
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From mean jokes to exclusion and physical harassment to insults, children can experience bullying in different ways. These illustrated stories will help young readers understand the lasting effects of bullying and reveal what they should do if they have to contend with these issues.
Each gentle story in this collection provides up-to-date and safe strategies to help children navigate their way through these difficult situations and contains advice on identifying and attempting to resolve issues.
UNWO 9 years +9 years +
The Unworry Book is a practical activity book designed to calm children's minds and distract them from everyday worries and anxieties.
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Featuring full-colour illustrations throughout, this self-help guide provides young readers with a place to sort through their worries and thoughts, as well as a variety of relaxing activities ranging from colouring and mood grids to doodles and making a note of your most wonderful words.
This book reassures children that it is perfectly normal to have worries - and how they can get them out of their heads by doodling, writing, scribbling and scrunching.
A gloriously illustrated celebration of heroes who have changed the world with kindness and compassion, from David Attenborough to Nelson Mandela, Oskar Schindler to Usain Bolt. What if we celebrated boys for their kindness as well their strength? For their generosity as well as their success? For their loyal friendship as well as their charm? The Good Guys introduces us to 50 heroes who have showed that changing the world doesn't require a sword or a corporate jet. Readers will find stories of extraordinary men including Muhammad Ali, Professor Green, Patrick Stewart and Lionel Messi, as well as unsung heroes such as James Harrison, who has spent fifty years donating his rare blood to save millions of babies. There's even a section celebrating ten boys who didn't let their young age stop them from helping others, such as Matthew Kaplan, who responded to his brother's bullies by setting up an anti-bullying programme for schools. The Good Guys celebrates the feats of heroes and everyday men, and will show kids that it really is cool to be kind.
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WSSD 7 years +7 years +
Learn all about why dinosaurs were so extraordinary with this eight-book collection. Each book is packed with bright and colourful prehistoric facts.
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Combining picture book-style illustrations with accessible facts and a reference format, these books are perfect for children who are interested in natural history.
Focusing on creatures including the Tyrannosaurus Rex, Megalosaurus and Ankylosaurus, each book has the same layout so children can compare the different dinosaurs' speed, teeth and scariness.