Children's Books

Children's Educational Books

  • WDWB 7 years +
    Fiona Danks
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Bestselling authors of Book People favourite, the fantastic Stick Book, Fiona Danks and Jo Schofield are back with another fantastic guide that will encourage children to get outside, make the most of nature, and have an adventure, no matter what the weather.

    72 brilliantly imaginative suggestions for things to do in bad weather - from Rainy Adventures (swimming in the rain) to Getting Creative (making an igloo) and Games (slip and slide or watermelon rugby, anyone?) to Experiments (like rain traps and making boats) and Just Having Fun (if you've never tried rain dancing, now's your chance)! The inspiration is seemingly endless in this imaginative book and the fun to be had certainly is! So get the kids to grab their coats and start embracing those wet, windy and snowy days.
  • BKQJH 9 years +
    Cath Senker
    9 years +
    • £10.39
    • RRP £12.99
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    The faith you follow is with you from the moment you are born, until the moment you die and beyond. A Jewish Life explores some of the cornerstones of what it means to be Jewish today, through Passover and Hanukkah celebrations, christening and wedding ceremonies, what happens in a synagogue and why many Jewish people go on pilgrimages to Israel. This book supports the national curriculum guidelines for religious education, and promotes religious tolerance and consideration.Following a Faith looks at the rich, cultural and colourful traditions, events, rituals, celebrations, foods, buildings, clothing and more that make up a major religion. Beautiful, bright, bold and modern - these books bring religious non-fiction right up to date and make them relevant and essential reading for followers of a faith and for anyone interested to learn what a religion is all about.
  • ADQMJ
    Angela Wilkes
    • £9.59
    • RRP £11.99
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    A guide for complete beginners and those wanting to improve their Italian. Internet-links offer opportunites to hear the language spoken by native speakers. Grammar is clearly explained and puzzles and excercises are included. For primary and secondary school students.
  • AHLUQ 11 years +
    Tim Rutherford-Johnson
    11 years +
    • £11.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Now available in paperback and with over 10,000 entries, the Oxford Dictionary of Music (previously the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music) offers broad coverage of a wide range of musical categories spanning many eras, including composers, librettists, singers, orchestras, important ballets and operas, and musical instruments and their history. Over 250 new entries have been added to this edition to expand coverage of popular music, ethnomusicology, modern and contemporary composers, music analysis, and recording technology. Existing entries have been expanded where necessary to include more coverage of the reception of major works, and to include key new works and categories, such as multimedia. Entry-level web links are listed and regularly updated on a dedicated companion website, expanding the scope of the dictionary. The dictionary now also includes two useful appendices, one listing French, German, and Italian musical terms with their English translations, and an abbreviations list for letters commonly used in musical scores and musical writing. The Oxford Dictionary of Music is the most up-to-date and accessible dictionary of musical terms available and an essential point of reference for music students, teachers, lecturers, professional musicians, as well as music enthusiasts.
  • Busy People Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781784936983 - Ando Twin & Lucy M. George
    BYPE 3 years +
    Ando Twin & Lucy M. George
    3 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £29.94
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    If your child dreams of becoming a doctor, firefighter, teacher, police officer, vet or even an astronaut, then these six Busy People books will help them understand more about each role and what they entail.

    With artwork designed to appeal to children and very friendly characters, these are entertaining stories that look at the type of equipment that each worker uses and who they work alongside.

    A brilliant introduction to the workplace.
    Format: paperback.
  • Eat Smart Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781784938987
    ETSM 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £24.95
    • Save £18.96
    • Just £1.20 per book
    This is a collection of hands-on healthy eating books that use fun activities, recipes and facts to explore different food groups including vegetables; fruit; meat and fish; dairy; and cereals.

    From the farm to the shop and then on to your plate, these books explain where food comes from and how the various types help our bodies when we eat them. The activities also encourage children to think about food variety and what they should put into their bodies in order to stay strong and healthy.

    Accessibly written, these books also have food fact boxes to provide fascinating information about food in bite-sized chunks.
  • KDSC 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    Whether your child finds chemistry cool or seeks out the joy in physics, this book is full of creative ideas, projects and experiments for young scientists to try out.

    The experiments are gleefully free from computer, tablet and television screens and give children the chance to do everything from launching a rocket to creating a giant egg or even building a balloon-powered racing car.

    These experiments will keep children happily entertained while they learn key information about science.
  • AWRAY 5 years +
    Joanna Brundle
    5 years +
    • £9.74
    • RRP £12.99
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    This book encourages the children in your class to guess what comes next as they explore fresh and fun examples of patterns.
  • AHTUK 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £4.89
    • RRP £4.99
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    Designed to present the easiest possible approach to piano playing, complete with an amusing family of characters and illustrations to help emphasise the information being taught, John Thompson's Easiest Piano Course (Book Two) builds on the skills children learned in the first book!

    Part two is develops on the note-reading fluency skills learned in the Book One and introduces new notes, giving children the opportunity to play exercises where only one hand is required. The book also contains more writing exercises, sight reading drills, review work and technical studies to take children's piano and music skills to the next level.
  • WDGU 5 years +
    Virginie Morgand
    5 years +
    (2)
    • £4.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    Providing children with a fascinating insight into what adults do all day every day, this book covers over 100 jobs across 15 busy scenes including the farm, hospital and school.

    On one page is a busy scene and then when children turn the page they can discover what each person's job entails. The book is packed with so much information and it's sure to become an instant hit!
  • AEBDI 9 years +
    Angela Wilkes
    9 years +
    • £6.39
    • RRP £7.99
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    French for Beginners is the perfect introduction to the language for children aged 9 and over. It deals with everyday situations in which children may find themselves while abroad. It clearly explains French grammar and the puzzles provide plenty of practice. Ideal for learning basic foreign language skills, this book will teach children all the essentials.
  • AIVNL 14 years +
    14 years +
    • £5.95
    This Text Guide is an in-depth resource for Higher Level GCSE English students studying John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men". There are clear, accessible notes explaining the novel's themes, characters, historical context and more - all supported by quotations, colour photographs from film and stage productions and thought-provoking practice questions. It also includes a section of detailed advice for planning, structuring and writing top-grade essays.
  • ARJCZ
    Nick Hunter
    • £13.99
    What do Buddhists believe? How do they celebrate what is important to them? What food do they eat during festival time? How do Buddhists in the UK celebrate? Read this book to find out the answers to these questions and more. Celebrating Buddhist Festivals looks at important religious and family days in the Buddhist calendar, and gets readers to take part by cooking some of the food central to Buddhist celebrations. The book looks at both international and UK examples of Buddhist celebrations Infosearch asks the questions you want answered.
  • AEOCG 5 years +
    Felicity Brooks
    5 years +
    (2)
    • £8.89
    • RRP £8.99
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    This title provides a wonderful introduction to the world of words for young children just starting to learn Spanish. It includes over 500 words, each illustrated with Jo Litchfield's delightful hand-made models and accompanied by an example of usage, helping young learners to understand the word meanings. It contains a Spanish grammar guide and a Spanish to English word list. It also includes themed pages covering topics such as colours, numbers, shapes, and seasons with internet links to an online pronunciation guide.
  • ARJCY
    Nick Hunter
    • £13.99
    What do Christians believe? How do they celebrate what is important to them? What food do they eat during festival time? How do Christians in the UK celebrate? Read this book to find out the answers to these questions and more. Celebrating Christian Festivals looks at important religious and family days in the Christian calendar, and gets readers to take part by cooking some of the food central to Christian celebrations. The book looks at both international and UK examples of Christian celebrations. Infosearch asks the questions you want answered.
  • LTBB 7 years +
    Molly Potter
    7 years +
    (2)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    This illustrated book provides a clear and honest approach to the difficult subjects of puberty, sex, reproduction and relationships. It's perfect for helping you explain the facts of life to your children.

    Written by the author of previous Book People favourite How Are You Feeling Today?, this all-encompassing picture book will help you answer all those difficult questions as children start to wonder about their bodies. It's perfect for helping you ease them into understanding the subtleties of growing up.

    Written with honesty and sensitivity and with clear and concise language, this book explains all about different kinds of sexual partnerships and relationships and includes a guide for handling children's questions and feelings about their bodies.

    Please be advised that this book covers mature themes about growing up including sex, gender and relationships with honesty.
  • AJJNY Toddlers
    Julia Donaldson
    Toddlers
    • £4.79
    • RRP £5.99
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    Even the smallest toddler will enjoy the wonderfully silly animal antics in Animal Music, so join in and sing and dance along - you've never been to a gig like it!

    There's harmony in the air when the animals get together to make music and put on a concert with a difference! Koala's playing his flute, Badger's bashing away on the drums and Squirrel's strumming on the guitar.

    Trademark Julia Donaldson rhymes and rhythms accompanied by Nick Sharratt's mischievous and funny illustrations make this bright and playful book a sure winner. Perfect for reading out loud!
  • AAPZL 3 years +
    Felicity Brooks
    3 years +
    • £9.89
    • RRP £9.99
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    This is a stylish and beautifully illustrated picture word book with flaps to lift to encourage counting skills and number recognition. Each themed page has plenty of flaps to lift with the number of objects or animals underneath. Flaps on the opposite page show the same number with an accompanying, delicately illustrated picture underneath. Themes include at the park, on the farm and in the garden.
  • AIVXU 14 years +
    14 years +
    • £5.95
    This book contains everything you need to write better GCSE English essays on William Golding's 'Lord of the Flies', all presented in a helpful and entertaining way to make study and revision easier. There are clear notes on the plot, characters, themes and historical background, plus practice questions to make sure you understand the main points. There's also a section of exam advice to help you improve your grades.
  • ARJCU
    Liz Miles
    • £13.99
    What do Jewish people believe? How do they celebrate what is important to them? What food do they eat during festival time? How do Jewish people in the UK celebrate? Read this book to find out the answers to these questions and more. Celebrating Jewish Festivals look at important religious and family days in the Jewish calendar, and gets readers to take part by cooking some of the food central to Jewish celebrations. The book looks at both international and UK examples of Jewish celebrations. Infosearch asks the questions you want answered.
  • GFOL 5 years +
    Emma Adams
    5 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    This is an illustrated retelling of the Great Fire of 1666 that provides children with an introduction to an important and devastating moment in English history.

    This book will take readers on a journey through the streets of London as the single smouldering coal from a baker's oven transformed into swirling clouds of ash and a huge fire.

    Using dramatic historical information, this is a hauntingly beautiful book from Emma Adams that has some stunning illustrations from James Weston Lewis.
  • UCP2 3 years +
    Ruth Brocklehurst
    3 years +
    (4)
    • £4.99
    • RRP £9.99
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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.
  • AEOYL
    Felicity Brooks
    • £4.79
    • RRP £5.99
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    This is a delightfully illustrated picture word book with over 150 everyday Spanish word stickers to add to the pages. It is a useful and entertaining vocabulary book for Spanish language learners, with themes that include animals, the body and clothes, family and friends, food, home, in the town, actions, colours and numbers. It is highly effective for early vocabulary building in a foreign language, encouraging direct association of the Spanish word with the picture - engaging and memorable. Hear all the words, read by a native Spanish speaker, on the Usborne Quicklinks website.
  • AAYZX Toddlers
    Felicity Brooks
    Toddlers
    • £9.89
    • RRP £9.99
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    This is a simple and colourful numbers book for young children, with a sound panel of animal noises to encourage early listening, counting and speaking skills. It features big, bold illustrations of children's favourite animals accompanied by a big numeral of how many animals there are, which acts as an aid to counting. With big, inviting picture buttons to press, children will enjoy hearing the animals and counting along with the number of times they bleat, bark, moo, quack and meow. Big, sturdy picture tabs at the top of the book mean little hands can quickly find their favourite pages.