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  • The Animal Box Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780241329856
    ANLB 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £13.00
    • RRP £69.90
    • Save £56.90
    • Just £1.30 per book
    Covering living things ranging from invertebrates, fungi and plants to fish, birds, reptiles and mammals, this 10-book collection from DK will delight young nature lovers.

    These books are bursting with full-colour photographs of their subjects and easy-to-follow explanations about what each one is and their traits. There are even double-page photographs that highlight the species in their natural habitats.

    Related species are shown in proportion across the page that show children their varying sizes.
    Format: hardback
  • Why Do We Remember Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781445161549
    WDWR 6 years +
    6 years +
    • £7.00
    • RRP £53.94
    • Save £46.94
    • Just £1.17 per book
    This collection contains six first history books that will explain to children why we remember momentous events and people including The Great Fire of London and Charles Darwin.

    Aimed at readers aged 5 and over, each book covers a topic children will learn about and Key Stage 1 and relies on a rich variety of historical sources including diaries and paintings to bring the events to life. They're also accessibly written as they describe why these people and events remain so relevant.

    Each book also features a simple timeline and explores how we find about the past. All text has been carefully checked by a historian.

    Format: paperback
  • DINA 5 years +
    DK
    5 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £16.99
    • Save £12.00
    Written by a scientist who works at the New York Hall of Science and runs his own YouTube series (The Dinosaur Show with Dustin Growick, in case you were wondering...) this bright and accessible book will help you discover a number of facts that we've learned about dinosaurs since they ruled the Earth 65 million years ago.

    Helping your children learn the difference between a brachiosaurus and a supersaurus, it also reveals what food dinosaurs enjoyed and is bursting with vibrant images. It also showcases the biggest, smallest and fastest dinosaurs to have ever lived.

    There are pronunciation guides for dinosaurs with names like Tuojiangosauras, explanations for why they were given names like this and even information on the kinds of places a dinosaur would call home. There are dinosaur illustrations on each spread and they're shown in scale to both each other and humans.

    It even comes with a giant poster to display on any dino-fan's wall ? prehistoric perfection!
  • All Aboard the Discovery Express - Hardback - 9781847809896 - Emily Hawkins
    OTDE 7 years +
    Emily Hawkins
    7 years +
    • £5.00
    • RRP £14.99
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    The Discovery Express is arriving at your destination... all aboard!

    It's 1937 and a professor on the verge of an important discovery has disappeared. Can your children solve the clues and track down this missing scientist? Along the way, they'll learn about the history of transport, meet incredible engineers and even unveil the design of the world's first jet engine.

    With plenty of flaps to lift and graphic novel-style illustrations, this adventure will spark the imagination of aspiring scientists and engineers! It also provides an enticing introduction to the history of transport.
  • DTAE 7 years +
    Imogen Greenberg
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £8.99
    • Save £5.00
    Featuring pharaohs, mummies, pyramids, gods, the Nile and hieroglyphs all across one timeline, this book provides an accessible introduction to Ancient Egyptian culture. It's the ideal complement to children's history lessons at school.

    Illustrated by a graphic novelist and impeccably researched, it contains a number of comic strips which make all the key moments easier to understand.
  • DTRE 7 years +
    Imogen Greenberg
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £8.99
    • Save £5.00
    Head all the way back to Ancient Rome with this accessible guide to one of the most important historical eras.

    Focusing on the Roman Empire, gladiators, the Roman Army and the engineering and architectural feats that occurred during this time, this book provides a fascinating timeline of a tumultuous period. Many of the facts are presented as comic strips, making them extra accessible.

    Illustrated by a graphic designer and throughly researched, this is an essential introduction to Rome.
  • My First Stickers Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781787003903
    FRTS 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £14.97
    • Save £11.98
    • Just £1.00 per book
    Dinosaurs, animals and things that go feature in this awesome collection of first sticker books.

    By completing the activities and decorating the colourful scenes with the big and reusable stickers, children will enjoy a tactile experience and have the chance to develop their hand-eye coordination skills.

    Each book has simple, descriptive text and bright and bold artwork.
  • SFND 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
    • Save £8.00
    This is a stargazing guide for budding astronomers and it's full of step-by-step guides to identifying all of the key constellations across the northern hemisphere.

    Making the night sky easier to navigate than ever before, it also provides facts and information on the milky way and various other wonders of the universe.

    It comes with a glow-in-the-dark star finder and will inspire children to add to their new-found knowledge every night when they look up at the stars.
  • Quest Adventures Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9781784936860
    NQUE 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £10.00
    • RRP £59.88
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    • Just 83.00p per book
    Children can be heroes and create their own history, maths and science adventures with these 12 interactive books. All they have to do is solve the clues and answer the questions to complete the quests.

    Suitable for children aged 7 and over, these will make learning fun and assist children with their studies at school. They'll also help develop problem-solving and decision-making skills.

    If children get a question wrong, they'll find clues that guide them along to the correct answer.
  • Marcia Williams' Greek Myths Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781406375923 - Marcia Williams
    MWGM 7 years +
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £3.00
    • RRP £19.96
    • Save £16.96
    • Just 75.00p per book
    Marcia Williams provides an exciting and accessible introduction to the most famous and gripping tales from Greek Mythology in this great value collection.

    With witty illustrations and easy-to-follow text, these books are ideal for newly confident readers and those who have an interest in history. The tales are also exciting enough to appeal to those children who wouldn't normally pick up a book.

    Presented in a comic book style, among the stories children will enjoy reading are those of Pandora's Box, Theseus and the Minotaur, Daedalus and Icarus and The Twelve Tasks of Heracles.
  • DSAF 3 years +
    Maggie Bateson & Louise Forsha
    3 years +
    (2)
    • £5.99
    • RRP £14.99
    • Save £9.00
    Life is busy in the dinosaur reserve - there are always new dinosaurs to find... It's a noisy, lively, fierce place for all the people that live there, especially when a huge T. rex attacks!

    With lots of press-out pieces, dinosaur fans can act out the story and create their own adventures in this beautifully crafted pop-up book, Dinosaur Safari. It's ideal for those children who are fascinated by dinosaurs but too young for Jurassic World.
  • TFLI 5 years +
    Adam Hancher
    5 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £11.99
    • Save £7.00
    The Wright brothers were determined to be the first men in the world to fly - but how did they achieve their dream?

    This illustrated book captures the golden age of aviation and celebrates the Wright brothers' determination, ingenuity and courage. It shows children, in a narrative style, how the brothers came up with the idea of flying and how they went about building their inventions.

    Written by Adam Hancher, this is a thrilling book about one of the great historic achievements. It's the perfect complement (and an ideal bedtime story) to their learning at school.
  • Infographics Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781912171330
    INFG 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £7.00
    • RRP £47.94
    • Save £40.94
    • Just £1.40 per book
    Covering evolution, endangered animals and the human body among other topics children will be learning about at school, this collection presents awe-inspiring scientific facts in an informative and visually engaging style.

    The infographics books are image-led titles that combine accessible and factual text with modern graphics so that children can learn about different scientific areas in bite-sized chunks.

    The appealing visual style is sure to be a handy study aid as children get to grips with more complex scientific issues.
    Format: paperback
  • TUTK 7 years +
    Patricia Cleveland-Peck
    7 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £14.99
    • Save £10.00
    This fantastic, illustrated book invites children to travel through history with Howard Carter as he uncovers Tutankhamun's hidden tomb. It looks at his incredible discovery and how this changed the way we view history.

    Focusing on both the famous Egyptian boy king and the explorer who discovered him, this fascinating read reveals the troubles Tutankhamun faced during his short life, explains how he died and the legacy that he left.

    Written in a very narrative style, it even explains the steps of mummification - making it extra appealing to budding historians!
  • DIX2 3 years +
    Henrietta Stickland
    3 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    Endorsed by the Natural History Museum, Dinosaur Roar! is a bestselling picture book that is widely heralded as a modern classic.

    Full of cheerful rhyming text, it's perfect for reading aloud and the images are truly eye-catching. Ideal for preschoolers who are fascinated by all things prehistoric, the book even includes a pull-out poster.
  • The British Museum and The National Trust: Joke Book Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781788002097
    NTJK 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £4.00
    • RRP £14.97
    • Save £10.97
    • Just £1.33 per book
    Inspired by the British Museum and The National Trust, these side-splitting joke books will inspire children to learn more about our history while chuckling away.

    Each book features black-and-white illustrations from talented illustrators and a host of bite-sized facts that will make your children's jaws drop.

    From amazing ancient worlds to the nuttier side of nature and historical figures including kings and queens, Romans, Victorians and pirates, there's a joke for every situation.
    Format: paperback
  • VGGP 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £8.99
    • Save £5.00
    This visual grammar guide gives children all the tools they need to build their confidence in language, reading, writing and comprehension.

    Fully supporting the National Curriculum, it uses colourful photographs and illustrations to teach grammar in a fun way. From how to use grammar and punctuation correctly to the correct ways of using prepositions, pronouns, commas and colons, it explains everything a budding writer needs.

    It will help increase a child's confidence in using the building blocks of writing and reading - and help them enjoy and understand both.
  • CWZ2 9 years +
    Nina Bawden
    9 years +
    (3)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    Nina Bawden, award-winning author of The Peppermint Pig, creates an evocative picture of life for evacuee children in World War Two with her classic novel Carrie's War.

    Carrie and her brother Nick are evacuated to Wales and live with strict shopkeeper Mr Evans and his sister Lou. They quickly meet a host of quirky village characters and find themselves absorbed into every aspect of life in the village.

    With plenty of suspense and intrigue, this book will enthrall readers aged 9+, fans of Carrie's War may also enjoy Goodnight Mister Tom by Michelle Magorian.

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
  • Little Gems Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781781127759
    LGMS 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £8.00
    • RRP £59.90
    • Save £51.90
    • Just 80.00p per book
    The Little Gems books are appealing first readers that have been especially designed with spaced text and an innovative, easy-to-read font for those who struggle with reading (including dyslexic children).

    Including books by authors including Julia Donaldson, Jeremy Strong and Michael Morpurgo, the tales in this collection also feature artwork by well-known illustrators including Chris Riddell, Peter Bailey and Hannah Shaw. A marvellous introduction to chapter books, children will get to enjoy stories about animals, friendship and adventures as they work their way through.

    These books also feature black and white illustrations and fun extras such as jokes and games to encourage and entertain. The stories are split into manageable short chapters to help make reading on your own less scary.

    Format: paperback
  • History VIP Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781526307217
    HVIP 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £5.00
    • RRP £44.95
    • Save £39.95
    • Just £1.00 per book
    Featuring Boudicca, Charles Darwin, Emmeline Pankhurst, King John and Mary Anning, these books examing some of history's greatest characters and will come in useful for children studying at both Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 3 level.

    They look at the lives of these figures and explore the society in which they lived and how they made an impact on the culture of the time.

    Each book covers each person from their childhood right through to old age and looks at their biggest achievements - Mary Anning collected and studied fossils; King John signed the Magna Carta; Charles Darwin came up with the theory of evolution, Boudicca rebelled against the Romans; and Emmeline Pankhurst helped women win the right to vote.
    Format: paperback
  • TBM2 5 years +
    Carol Vorderman
    5 years +
    (2)
    • £6.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Times Tables Made Easy from Carol Vorderman is a fun introduction to times tables for children aged 5 and over.

    Featuring plenty of clever tricks and memorable themes which are designed to help children remember and work out their times tables, there is even a wonder wheel that reveals the answer if the reader gets stuck on a particular problem!
  • QAAB 5 years +
    5 years +
    (5)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £6.00
    A brilliant Lift-the-Flap book from the experts at Usborne, Questions and Answers About Your Body will help answer some of the many difficult and challenging questions that children have.

    Bodies are an endless source of fascination to many children and this book's quirky illustrations and easy-to-follow text will answer many questions they may have along the lines of 'Why is blood red?', 'Why do I need to wash my hands?' and 'What makes me burp?'.

    An entertaining and informative read for curious children.
  • DJZ2 Toddlers
    Jeanne Willis
    Toddlers
    • £2.99
    • RRP £5.99
    • Save £3.00
    Inspired by Paul Stickland and Henrietta Stickland's classic picture book Dinosaur Roar!, this is a story all about the Deinonychus.

    It has wonderful rhyming text from award-winning author Jeanne Willis and introduces Dinosaur Boo. Its funny, great to read aloud and suitable for even the very youngest dino-fan!

    The roar-some book also includes dinosaur facts and a pronunciation guide.
  • Stories for 5-Year-Olds - 3 Books - Collection - 9781509880300
    STFV 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £4.00
    • RRP £17.97
    • Save £13.97
    • Just £1.33 per book
    Featuring funny, magical and animal stories this collection of books, complete with cover artwork by Adam Stower, will delight children aged 5 and over.

    Funny Stories for 5-Year-Olds is hugely entertaining and includes stories from Dick King-Smith, Tony Ross and Malorie Blackman; Magical Stories for 5-Year-Olds features fantasy stories from Joan Aiken, Margaret Mayo and Alf Proysen; and Animal Stories for 5-Year-Olds is full of rich and heart-warming stories from the likes of Dick King-Smith, Margaret Mahy and Dorothy Edwards.

    With so many short stories to enjoy, these books are perfect to dip in and out of and can be read alone or aloud.

    Format: paperback