Children's Books

Children's Educational Books

  • HGW2 5 years +
    Virginia Ironside
    5 years +
    (2)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    Virginia Ironside is an experienced agony aunt, so she's well qualified to tackle the kinds of anxieties affecting children.

    At the centre of this story is Jenny, a normally happy girl who finds she's being followed everywhere by a huge blue bag full of worries. It's not until a kind woman helps Jenny sort out the problems that the bag and the worries start to disappear.

    The Huge Bag of Worries is a sensitive and thoughtful book with a helpful message.
  • APG2 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    The Alphabet Games Phonics set is great for making learning letters into a lively game that allows your child to progress as they learn.

    Featuring well-loved Oxford Reading Tree characters, Biff, Chip and Kipper, the games can be played by one to four players with the help of an adult or older child.

    The cards' clear pictures and great instructions make them simple to use.
  • BKQJG 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 Hindu Life explores some of the cornerstones of what it means to be a Hindu today, through Sacred Thread and Divali celebrations, christening and wedding ceremonies, what happens in a mandir and why many Hindus go on a pilgrimage to the Ganges.This book supports the national curriculum guidelines for religious education for children aged 8+, 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.
  • 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.
  • ACKUV
    Angela Wilkes
    (1)
    • £11.89
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    A guide for the complete beginner and those wanting to improve their French. Internet links offer opportunities to hear the language spoken by a native speaker. Grammar is clearly explained and puzzles and exercises are included. For primary and secondary school use.
  • Life Cycles Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781912171583
    LIFC 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £53.94
    • Save £45.95
    • Just £1.33 per book
    The Life Cycles books explain nature's life stories in a child-friendly way. The books in this collection focus on bees, butterflies, frogs and sunflowers and explain how eggs become chickens and lambs sheep.

    Each book is easy to read and bursting with simple facts, informative diagrams and beautiful photographs that are sure to delight any young nature lovers.
    Format: paperback
  • CSTP 7 years +
    DK
    7 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £13.99
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    Children can take their first steps to cooking fresh, healthy and delicious recipes by mastering the 50 easy-to-follow recipes featured in this book.

    From soups to pasta dishes and treats including banana bread, all of the recipes in this book are simple to make and sure to get children into baking - especially after they've tasted their healthy and delicious creations. There also shortcuts and tips to help kids get their heads around kitchen terminology.

    All of the tasty dishes contain clear, short step-by-step instructions and are accompanied by eye-catching photography.
  • HLLO 5 years +
    Jonathan Litton
    5 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    Children (and you!) will love learning how to greet people with this gorgeous and interactive atlas of hellos.

    With one basic premise - encouraging children to say 'hi' throughout the world - this book celebrates the joys of language and introduces children and young readers to multiple nations. There are also facts to pore over and tabs to lift that reveal the correct pronunciation for each welcome.

    From how to say 'hi' in hieroglyphics to saying 'hao' in Native American hand talk, Hello World is a beautiful book that opens up a world of exploration and greetings.
  • 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.
  • AIKST 6 years +
    Heather Amery
    6 years +
    • £6.39
    • RRP £7.99
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    The classic French bilingual word book, illustrated by Stephen Cartwright, reissued to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Usborne Publishing. A thousand everyday words illustrated with busy scenes and labelled pictures to help children learn key French vocabulary.
  • Practise Your Phonics with Traditional Tales - 21 Books - Collection - 9780198332558
    XPPTT 4 years +
    4 years +
    (8)
    • £15.99
    • RRP £125.79
    • Save £109.80
    • Just 76.00p per book
    Please note: This collection is shrink-wrapped and does not come in a box.

    Part of the Oxford Reading Tree Scheme, this big collection contains 20 fantastic stories that children will be able to enjoy reading by themselves.

    Starting with the text-free The Ugly Duckling and the Elves and Shoemaker and then moving onto Chicken Licken and Right for Me - two picture books that contain minimal text so children can tell the story in their own words - the collection gradually progresses through the reading levels with the help of some traditional stories and fairy tales.

    The familiar fairy tales make the books instantly appealing and young readers will absolutely love reading about Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk, Mulan and Beauty and the Beast independently. Certain to help inspire a love of reading, all the books in this collection feature stunning illustrations and familiar language that will capture a child's imagination.

    Please note that this 21-book collection contains 20 stories and a handbook for parents.

    Slipcase not included.
  • Basher Revision Science Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9780753439579
    BSHR 11 years +
    11 years +
    (3)
    • £5.99
    • RRP £41.94
    • Save £35.95
    • Just £1.00 per book
    Praised by parents and with a knack for communicating the most complex and difficult of subjects in a tangible, understandable and even lovable way, the Basher Science books provide would-be scientists with all the information they need to grasp key science topics.

    Covering everything from biology and chemistry to the Periodic Table and the human body, this six-book collection of highly original books features contemporary illustrations and stories that bring the subjects to life and teaches readers with chatty and entertaining text.

    Perfect for children aged 11 and above, these comprehensive books on science will prove to be invaluable when it's time to do homework.
  • HKTT
    Carol Vorderman
    (1)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    Carol Vorderman shows you how to help your children understand the tricky concept of the times tables with this invaluable guide.

    Suitable for parents with children studying at Key Stages 1 and 2, the guide is straightforward and has easy-to-follow tips, hints and advice all about the times tables.

    The practice pages and questions have been compiled and tested by a team of experts and allow parents and children to work together to solve even the trickiest questions. By following the advice of this book, you can help build your child's confidence, reduce stress and make the subject simple.
  • WWRY 4 years +
    Molly Potter
    4 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    This is a book for small children who have big worries. It has step-by-step solutions for problems including falling out with a friend and getting in trouble at school.

    It will help young children understand and deal with worries and give tips on controlling them. It has ideas for things to do when feeling overwhelmed by thoughts and feelings and even has step-by-step tips to get through various scenarios.

    With fun and lively illustrations, this gentle book is ideal for those who are looking to gain confidence and will also help them develop emotional literacy. It will act as a key tool for parents and practitioners who want to help children open up about their problems.
  • APNAH 5 years +
    Katie Daynes
    5 years +
    • £4.79
    • RRP £5.99
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    This book tells the story of Diwali, the Indian festival of lights, from its beginnings in Hindu and Sikh tradition to how it is celebrated in the modern day.
  • AGTXN 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £10.89
    • RRP £10.99
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    With thousands of words from a variety of topics, the new Oxford Children's Spanish-English Visual Dictionary gives students learning, and using, Spanish the best reading and writing support. It contains a range of topics grouped under main headings such as People and Homes, Food and Clothing, School and Work, Sport and Leisure, Art, Music, and Entertainment, Transport, Animals and Plants, Planet Earth and the Environment, and Space. Each topic includes a short introductory text given in both Spanish and English plus over 20 bright, modern illustrations labelled in both Spanish and English. There are over 1500 illustrations throughout. The illustrations feature engaging children characters and the topics are familiar and appropriate to the primary curriculum. Introductions to the language and how to get the most out of the dictionary, along with pages on opposites, numbers, time, and calendar words plus full indexes in both Spanish and English make this Dictionary easy, and fun, to use.
  • Collins Easy Learning; Ages 5-7 - 15 Books - Collection - 9780007953806
    XCELN 5 years +
    5 years +
    (2)
    • £14.99
    • RRP £59.85
    • Save £44.86
    • Just £1.00 per book
    Please note: This collection is shrink-wrapped and does not come in a box.

    This collection of 15 books is fully in line with the National Curriculum and provides parents with reassurance while also supporting their children's learning at home.

    The activities are designed to give children a real sense of achievement as they hone their core skills. The colourful activities will also help them boost confidence and develop good learning habits for life.

    The books contain helpful tips and answers for parents to use to support the learning.
  • Your Faith Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781786372116
    YRFH 5 years +
    5 years +
    (1)
    • £7.99
    • RRP £47.94
    • Save £39.95
    • Just £1.33 per book
    This essential collection introduces young learners to the concept of religion and covers Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism and Sikhism.

    Each book explores the core traits of each religion and covers the places of worship, festivals, celebrations and religious ceremonies that belong to each one. Very accessibly written, they all feature engaging illustrations.

    Visually stimulating, these books are full of fascinating facts and will encourage children to consider a diversity of religious beliefs and cultural traditions.
  • AHHSD 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £6.74
    • RRP £8.99
    • Save £2.25
    The Oxford First Learner's Spanish Dictionary is a bilingual Spanish dictionary, the perfect reference tool for teaching Modern Languages as part of the curriculum to pupils aged 7-11. This alphabetical dictionary has a colour user-friendly design, the alphabet down the side of each page, and colour headwords that lead the pupil straight to the translation they are looking for. It gives core vocabulary with phrases and context examples, as well as special level-appropriate language tips on grammar and usage and cultural tips about life in Spanish-speaking countries. The dictionary has been designed to meet the requirements of the KS2 Framework for Languages and will be a useful resource not only for pupils, but also for primary teachers who may be teaching the language for the first time, and for parents who need to help their child with homework.
  • APMZG 8 years +
    Susan Meredith
    8 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Understanding the differences between people's religious beliefs is now more important than ever. Each religion is brought vividly to life with photographs, detailed illustrations and straightforward informative text. Ages 8+ years.
  • 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!
  • I Wonder Why? Collection - 20 Books - Collection - 9780753440056
    XIWDY 5 years +
    5 years +
    (2)
    • £19.99
    • RRP £119.80
    • Save £99.81
    • Just £1.00 per book
    This bumper collection of fact-filled books will intrigue and entertain children who prefer non-fiction.

    Covering topics children often wonder about like why penguins can't fly; why leaves change colour; and why stars twinkle, the books have a conversational format that presents the facts in a natural, amusing and imaginative way.

    Suitable for children aged 7 and over, these are beautifully designed books.
  • Ladybird: Key Words Collection - 36 Books - Collection - 9780723296782
    LKWC 4 years +
    4 years +
    (10)
    • £29.99
    • RRP £107.64
    • Save £77.65
    • Just 83.00p per book
    With three books each spread across one of 12 different reading levels, Key Words with Peter and Jane uses some of the most frequent words in the English language as a starting point for learning to read successfully and confidently.

    Series A introduces new words, Series B provides further practice of these words and then Series C links reading with writing and phonics. All the words introduced in Series A and B are then reinforced in Series C.

    Scientifically researched and world renowned, the books follow Peter and Jane as they explore and have adventures. The traditional Ladybird style of artwork makes these great for parents to read along with children, too.
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9780241351802 - Jeff Kinney
    WKJK 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £14.99
    • RRP £83.88
    • Save £68.89
    • Just £1.25 per book
    Containing books 1-11 in Jeff Kinney's bestselling (10 million and counting!) series all the way up to Double Down, plus a Do-it-Yourself activity book, this is a collection that belongs on every young reader's bookshelf. Zoo-wee-mama!

    Greg is an average American schoolboy, but he has a habit of getting into embarrassing but hilarious situations. These laugh-out-loud books follow his journal as he makes observations on his days and doodles away.

    From classic road trips to tales of hard luck and the terrifying prospect of finding a date for Valentine's Day, these misadventures are sure to have children (and you!) laughing out loud.
    This collection contains books 1-11 in Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid series.
    Format: paperback