Subjects : Primary School Science Books

Our science resources for primary schools include textbooks and workbooks. They will help children learn about different elements of science in a fun, interactive and accessible way.

  • YWTL 7 years +

    You Wouldn't Want to live Without Collection - 20 Books (Collection)

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    With colourful and witty illustrations, the 20 books in this collection help children understand what life would be like without antibiotics (sickly!), gravity (fun and floaty?), and money (hard!).

    Perfect for budding historians, these books tell the fascinating and world-changing stories of technological innovations, professions and natural phenomena that most of us take for granted including dentists, extreme weather and buzzy bees.

    The artwork makes them wonderfully accessible and there are also explanatory diagrams to showcase the scientific and historical developments.

    Format: paperback
    • £17.99
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  • TSCO 8 years +

    The Science Of... Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

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    This fact-packed collection is all about engineering and Earth science subjects! From rocks and minerals to bridges and tunnels and medical technology, these books answer questions about important topics.

    From the technology of ships to the causes and effects of natural disasters, they all tie in with the STEM curriculum and are perfect for opening readers' eyes to the wonders of science. One book focuses on the history of warfare and the science behind the weapons and vehicles used in conflict.

    From the team behind our bestselling You Wouldn't Want to Be and You Wouldn't Want Live Without collections, each book combines informative, bite-sized text with quirky illustrations as a diverse set of characters present the information in an appealing and concise way.

    The accessible diagrams, side panels and speech bubbles provide multiple entry points for reluctant readers and encourage a love of reading and learning.
    Format: paperback
    • £12.99
    • RRP £69.90
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  • STTE 7 years +

    Starters Collection - 8 Books (Collection)

    Nick Pierce

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    Each book in this colourful collection is filled with simple text and striking illustrations that help introduce history and the natural world to young readers. They cover curriculum topics and reveal what people and animals have done over the various historical periods.

    From exotic animals in the rainforest to knights preparing for battle, these books are sure to inspire a passion for learning as children are enthralled by the informative yet fun layout of each spread. They have 'Can you find...?' sections which will encourage children to absorb the information on the pages while learning about the important concepts.

    Throughout the books there are introductory paragraphs with additional text and highlighted images around the border to encourage readers to spot specific objects within the main image. There is also a timeline, glossary and index for key terms so children can consolidate what they have learnt.

    Format: paperback
    • £9.99
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  • ITAA 5 years +

    It's All About... Collection - 16 Books (Collection)

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    This collection of 16 fact-filled books looks at a huge range of fascinating topics including the natural world, the animal kingdom, science vehicles and transport.

    Each book is packed with facts and stats and comes with eight collectable cards to tear out and keep. Free extra content such as downloadable audio to accompany the books is available by logging into a special URL disclosed in the books.

    Format: paperback
    • £15.99
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  • RWAS 7 years +

    Robert Winston Ask a Scientist (Hardback)

    Robert Winston

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    Why is the sky blue? Do dogs cry? Could you jump off the world?

    Professor Robert Winston answers questions about all things science in this jaw-dropping book. Each question has been asked by a real child and Robert gives accessible answers to the questions.

    The questions cover chemistry, physics, the human body, Earth, space and nature and the book has fun and engaging artwork.
    • £3.99
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  • SIAC 6 years +

    Science in Action Collection - 25 Books (Collection)

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    The Science in Action books are full of facts and activities that help Key Stage 1 children learn all about scientific elements ranging from electricity to fossils and the weather.

    From the five senses to life cycles, the human body, electricity and forces, these books are full of simple and accessible text and are sure to help children learn more about the world around them.

    These books also cover how seeds become sunflowers and how caterpillars evolve into butterflies.

    Format: paperback
    • £24.99
    • RRP £124.75
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  • SEAB 5 years +

    The Sea Book (Hardback)

    Charlotte Milner

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    Following on from The Bee Book, Charlotte Milner's The Sea Book contains a selection of fascinating fishy facts and beautiful illustrations of the sea and what lives in it.

    Bright and bold, this book features mammals, fish, invertebrates and reptiles and also looks at their habitats - from the icy tundra to colourful coral reefs and the deepest, darkest depths where all kinds of strange but stunning animals live.

    This celebration of the sea also highlights the important ecological issues we are currently facing and clearly explains the damaging effects humans are having on marine life - and what children can do to rectify this e.g. living plastic free and crafting their own recycled shopping bag from an old T-shirt!
    • £3.99
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  • LTAH 5 years +

    Welcome to Our Habitats Collection - 4 Books (Collection)

    Honor Head

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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
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    ENKL 7 years +

    Everything I Need to Know for School: Lower Key Stage 2 Collection - 30 Books (Collection)

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    Especially tailored towards students studying at the lower end of Key Stage 2, this 30-book collection covers a huge range of subjects and will provide help both at home and in the classroom.

    Linked to the National Curriculum, the collection comes in a sturdy slipcase and includes workbooks on the core subjects of maths, English and science as well as other important subjects including geography and computer coding. There is also an illustrated dictionary to further aid learning.

    Colour coded for ease of use, the books are full of accessible information and break down the tricky subjects into easier, bite-sized snippets of information. This is a must for any child who wants to succeed at school.
    • £19.99
    • RRP £112.70
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  • PETD 5 years +

    How to Take Care of your Pet Dinosaur Collection - 6 Books (Collection)

    Kirsty Holmes

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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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  • AWSE 9 years +

    Awesome Engineering - 6 Books (Collection)

    Sally Spray

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    Children can learn all about how various machines are built with this collection of Awesome Engineering books!
    • £9.99
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  • SBIC 9 years +

    Stephen Biesty's Incredible Cross Sections (Hardback)

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    Learn all about the inner-workings of buildings and machines with the extraordinary cross-section illustrations in this non-fiction book.

    Featuring Stephen Biesty's eye-catchingly detailed artwork, this hardback contains cross-section imagery of submarines, skyscrapers, Spanish galleons and so much more. Its concise and authoritative text reveals how all of these buildings and inventions work.

    You can see the people swarming inside the Empire State Building; the workers of an opera house; and find out where the crew sleep on a jumbo jet.

    All of the illustrations are accompanied by fun facts and curious details and there are two gatefold spreads of an ocean liner and a steam train to pore over and enjoy.
    • £4.99
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  • ANLB 7 years +

    The Animal Box Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

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    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
    • £14.99
    • RRP £69.90
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  • JTHB 7 years +

    Journey Through The Human Body Collection - 4 Books (Collection)

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    Learn all about the important systems of the human body with these vibrant books!

    Using child-friendly and engaging language, each book in this fun collection explains key terms and makes biology accessible for less-capable or fledgling readers.

    Children will be guided through the nervous, circulatory, digestive and respiratory systems and will explore the various organs that keep the body functioning.

    The innovative design complements the easy text and helps to transform the process of learning about biology into an exciting adventure.
    Format: paperback
    • £5.99
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  • WLDW 7 years +

    Wildlife Wonders Collection - 6 Books (Collection)

    Pat Jacobs

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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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  • DTNS 8 years +

    Discover the Night Sky Collection - 4 Books (Collection)

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    Learn all about eclipses, meteor showers, auroras and constellations with these out-of-this-world books.

    These books offer very accessible explanations of some of the most incredible phenomena to occur in outer space. They have engaging photographs and informative fact boxes to encourage a love of science from an early age.

    Format: paperback
    • £5.99
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  • SYS2 5 years +

    Usborne Beginners: The Solar System (Hardback)

    Emily Bone

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    The Usborne Beginners: Solar System guide is aimed at a young readership and the simple descriptions of our universe make it a perfect book to dip into and enjoy.

    With a helpful glossary to explain unfamiliar words and a list of websites to visit for more information, this early reference book will be useful for homework help, and it's fun just to look and marvel at!

    Ideal for readers aged 5 and over.
    • £3.99
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  • SLRW 9 years +

    Science Lab (Hardback)

    Robert Winston

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    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.

    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.
    • £4.99
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  • TOWR 9 years +

    Tower of Knowledge Collection - 16 Books (Collection)

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    From mammals to minerals and sharks to space, these reference books will delight young minds with their array of facts, stats and records.

    Very visual guides to important topics, these books are peppered with double-page photographs highlighting the amazing facts and there is also a data section at the end of each section offering stats including world records and top tens and other relevant information e.g. the Periodic Table in the Rocks and Minerals book.

    These introductory books will explain to children everything from the anatomy of a horse to a map of the Nile region! They're perfect study aids.

    Format: paperback
    • £19.99
    • RRP £63.84
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  • SPCE 9 years +

    Space Visual Encyclopedia (Hardback)

    Heather Couper

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    This visual encyclopedia provides an in-depth look at the wonders of the universe and explains what lies in outer space.

    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.
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  • NGNS 7 years +

    National Geographic Explorer Guide: Night Sky (Paperback)

    National Geographic Kids

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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
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  • GEMM 7 years +

    Roald Dahl's George's Marvellous Experiments (Paperback)

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    George Kranky, the star of Roald Dahl's George's Marvellous Medicine, will inspire your young scientists with this interactive activity book. It's packed with hands-on projects that use everyday household objects ? from making slime to building a volcano.

    From marvellously messy experiments including making a putty farm to crazy food and making rainbow rain, these are fun experiments and there is also ample space to write notes and findings towards the end of the book.
    Adult supervision required.
    • £3.99
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  • MSCC 7 years +

    Unofficial Minecraft STEM Challenge Build a City (Paperback)

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    Children can use the core STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) concepts to build incredible Minecraft cities by following the hints, tips and advice in this essential and unofficial book.

    It offers step-by-step instructions for designing and constructing a city in the sandbox game, covering everything from calculating the area when building your foundations to using lighting effectively and learning about the importance of symmetry in architecture.

    It teaches children all about how science works in the real world and they can then use this knowledge while playing the game - learning the difference between reality and the Minecraft world in the process.

    By the end of the book, aspiring architects will have built a city complete with skyscrapers, shops, a stadium, roads and houses!
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    • £3.99
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    MFSN 7 years +

    My First Science Book (Paperback)

    Susan Akass

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    From kitchen chemistry to backyard biology, your children will find out all sorts of scientific secrets and discover a range of experiments to try at home in this fantastic book.

    Suitable for children aged 7 and over, the first chapter starts in the kitchen and will let children see how they can create gooey slime; the second chapter - Fantastic Physics - reveals how to make balloon rockets; and final chapter Backyard Biology will help kids spot weird bugs and interesting plants

    While some of the experiments do require adult supervision, many can be done by children themselves without any specialist equipment. A great aid to help them develop their interest in science.
    • £2.49
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