Children's Books

Children's Educational Books

  • STEM Starters Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781911509370
    STMK 8 years +
    8 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £41.94
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    • Just £1.67 per book
    STEM - science, technology, engineering and maths - has become a very important concept for children to study and learn from while they're at school. This collection of six books covers each subject (as well as art) and is packed with activities to help children learn in a fun and interactive fashion.

    From how pumps and hinges work to the differences between renewable and non-renewable energy, these books are packed with clear and easy-to-understand facts. There are also practical, hands-on activities to help children learn about the likes of coding and motors.

    Suitable for children aged 7 and over, these books are sure to inspire children to learn and discover more about the world around them and perhaps inspire them to come up with their own inventions.

    Format: paperback
  • The Solar System- 4 Books - Collection - 9781912171712
    SSYS 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £35.96
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    • Just £1.25 per book
    This series explores the four key elements of the Milky Way: the Sun, the Moon, the planets and the stars.

    With each title including fascinating facts and photographic images, young readers will enjoy discovering what lies in the darkness and beyond.

    Format: paperback
  • KNGM 8 years +
    8 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £6.00
    Learn all about different kinds of measurements with The Know-Nonsense Guide. It's a quirky book packed with fun facts that makes complex topics easy to understand.

    This book combines cute artwork with infographics to teach basic concepts including the differences between the metric system we use in the UK and the measurements used in the United States.

    This interactive guide also looks at mass, volume, bits, bytes, feet and yards. They're all accompanied by simple definitions, memorable examples and funny illustrations and the concept of conversion is also covered.
  • Mathalon Maps Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781474764919
    MTHM 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £53.94
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    • Just £1.33 per book
    Calculate the world and all its wonders with the Mathalon Maps Books.

    Each book in this collection introduces a different area of the world and then presents a mathematical problem to answer e.g. how long would it take to row from the coast of England to New York if a rower is rowing at a speed of 1 metre per second?

    The interactive nature and combination of geography and maths makes these books endlessly interesting and very exciting. Children will be learning without even realising - and you'll find your jaw dropping at some of the stats and facts once they complete the questions!
  • RLN2 8 years +
    8 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £7.99
    • Save £5.00
    With images inspired by the animated aspects of the documentary He Named Me Malala, this is a powerful book all about activist and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Malala Yousafzai.

    Vibrantly presented, it will introduce children who may not be familiar with her to Malala's incredible story. Growing up in a world where women are supposed to stay silent, Malala defied the Taliban's rules and spoke out for her rights - getting shot for her beliefs.

    A passionate believer of education for all, this is a retelling of the story of one of the world's most extraordinary - and brave - figures.
  • Living Things and Their Habitats Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781912171767
    LVTH 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £53.94
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    This exciting new series is an engaging introduction to the natural world and all its inhabitants. Young readers will learn to identify and understand different forms of life including amphibians, birds, fish, insects, mammals and reptiles.
    /br> With simple, easy-to-read text, fascinating pictures and informative diagrams, this series will captivate the imagination as it explains the concept of living things and the habitats they live in.

    Format: paperback
  • FGWM 7 years +
    7 years +
    (3)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £11.99
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    Full of fantastic facts, this illustrated book provides children with an introduction to some of the greatest women of all time - and reveals their actions that changed and shaped the world.

    Presented in a very contemporary style by Kate Pankhurst - a descendant of Emmeline Pankhurst - this book has cool artwork and accessible, bite-sized facts for children (and you!) to pore over.

    Among the incredible women it covers are leader of the Suffragettes Emmeline Pankhurst, adventurer and pilot Amelia Earhart and African-American civil rights activist Rosa Parks. This is an inspirational book that covers some of the key moments in history and will encourage children to read further.
  • Extraordinary Migrations Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781474764940
    EMIG 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £31.96
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    • Just £1.25 per book
    This fascinating series charts the remarkable journeys different types of animals take during their migration cycles. Find out what happens when butterflies cross the sky; when crabs cross the sand; when penguins cross the ice; and when whales cross the sea.

    Each animal faces a unique set of challenges and experiences wonders of the world along the way. With full-colour illustrations and inspired storytelling, this narrative series takes readers on an extraordinary adventure.

    A detailed glossary, further reading suggestions, an index and a fast facts page make these books treasure troves of information.

    Format: paperback
  • 24 Hour History Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781474764896
    TFHH 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £27.96
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    • Just £1.25 per book
    These four books provide graphic novel-style accounts of some of the most momentous days in our history- including D-Day during World War II, the attack on Pearl Harbor, the assassination of JFK and The Apollo 11 Moon Landing in 1969.

    The eye-catching artwork and captivating true stories are sure to capture the interest of any child interested in history, as well as those who wouldn't normally read books.

    Each book has a cast of characters that help offer biographical information on the key players in each event and a timeline that explains what happened when. They also explain the lasting effect each important event made.
  • EBEN 8 years +
    8 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £11.99
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    The intrepid but forgetful Explorer Ben provides a selection of hints and tips that will improve your children's (and your) memory retention. This fun book is packed with playful techniques that will boost brain cells - will your kids be able to remember all 10 items Ben needs to take on his travels?

    Ben loses increasing numbers of items every time he travels, so young readers will be tested with every turn of the page! It encourages them to make up rhymes to remember the objects and to try and think of things in pairs to make the retention easier.

    Our intrepid adventurer crosses different exciting habitats, including jungle, caves and deserts, and experiences a variety of different types of transport. As we pass through each location, readers learn a new memory tip from Tracy Packiam Alloway, a psychology professor specialising in children's memory control.
  • YAWS 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £5.00
    Praised by Dermot O'Leary, two-time Olympian Matthew Syed's You Are Awesome is a motivational book that encourages children to challenge the beliefs that hold them back.

    Full of tips and advice that will inspire a more positive mindset, it's encouraging and empowering reading for any introverted children. Matthew explains how having a negative attitude and thinking you can't do things more often than not leads to not being able to carry out tasks.

    However, if your children can build their resilience and change their mindset, things could be very different. He looks at how everyone from Mozart to Serena Williams got to the top of their respective fields through hard work and dedication and how kids can use these figures as inspiration on their way to becoming happy, successful adults.
  • What's Beneath Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781474764957
    WBEN 4 years +
    4 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £35.96
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    • Just £1.25 per book
    These books are perfect for inquisitive children. They look beneath the surfaces of things and reveal all kinds of inner workings - from how the body functions to what happens under the paths we walk and roads we drive on.

    They're full of cutaways, insets and sidebars and have plenty of fun-to-explore illustrations. They also have seek-and-find activities and words that will help build vocabulary.

    These are great books for children who prefer facts to fiction.

    Format: paperback
  • Parallel History - 6 Books - Collection - 9781445164304
    PRLL 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £53.94
    • Save £43.95
    • Just £1.67 per book
    This series of books gives children an insight into the events that were happening all around the world during different eras in history.

    All the way from the ancient world to the modern day, via Medieval times and the 19th century, these beautifully illustrated books are packed with facts and will inspire children to embark on a chronological journey.

    Perfect for dipping in and out of, the timelines in these books look at the major developments in civilisations all across the world that happened at the same time.
  • FGK2 7 years +
    7 years +
    (4)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
    • Save £3.00
    Full of fantastic facts, this illustrated book provides children with an introduction to some of the greatest women of all time - and reveals their actions that shaped and changed the world.

    Presented in a very contemporary style by Kate Pankhurst - a descendant of Emmeline Pankhurst, no less - this book has cool artwork and accessible, bite-sized facts for children (and you!) to pore over.

    Among the incredible women it covers are leader of the Suffragettes Emmeline Pankhurst, adventurer and pilot Amelia Earhart and African-American civil rights activist Rosa Parks. This is an inspirational book that covers some of the key moments in history and it's sure to encourage children to read further.
  • BGPT 9 years +
    9 years +
    (2)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
    • Save £9.00
    This book will be available to buy from early June onwards. Click on 'Notify me' to receive an email when it's available to buy.

    Children struggling with science lessons will find this fun and friendly guide to the periodic table a huge help. From smelly sulphur to exploding hydrogen and much more besides, this book will make what is sometimes a tricky concept to comprehend much clearer.

    Full of eye-catching illustrations and explanatory diagrams, each of the 92 elements is covered and linked to a story, wacky analogy or fascinating fact - making it much easier to remember each element.

    With its appealing design and Gill Arbuthnott's clear descriptions, this is a great first introduction to the periodic table for children aged 9 and above.
  • Are We Nearly There Yet? and Other Poems Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781509891474
    AWTY 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £39.90
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    Our 10 hilarious poetry anthologies, featuring favourite Macmillan poets, are perfect for getting children excited about reading and writing poems.

    Joys of every kind are packed into this wonderful, funny collection of poetry. Chosen by some of the biggest names in children's poetry this collection will introduce young children to some of the funniest, silliest and most memorable words in verse.

    Ideal to dip into, to read from cover to cover or to learn by heart, this collection is perfect for newly confident readers.

    Format: paperback
  • Help With Homework 5+ Collections - 3 Books - Collection - 9781788102131
    HHFV 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £11.97
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    • Just £1.33 per book
    This exciting and enticing collection of books brings a whole host of fun into children aged 5 and over's homework. Fully in line with the National Curriculum, it's full of age-appropriate activities that will help children develop core maths and literacy skills.

    This collection includes a book dedicated to core numeracy skills; a phonics book that will help children get to grips with essential reading techniques; and a reading and writing book that will develop early word recognition and letter formation.
  • Help With Homework 7+ Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781788102155
    HHSV 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £11.97
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    • Just £1.33 per book
    This exciting and enticing collection of books brings a whole host of fun into children aged 7 and over's homework. Fully in line with the National Curriculum, it's full of age-appropriate activities that will help children develop core maths and literacy skills.

    This collection includes a book dedicated to adding and subtracting; a spelling book covering all the rules and techniques; and a times tables book that is packed with simple practice activities and techniques.
  • Help With Homework 9+ Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781788102322
    HHNN 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £11.97
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    • Just £1.33 per book
    This exciting and enticing collection of books brings a whole host of fun into children aged 9 and over's English, maths and science homework. Fully in line with the National Curriculum, it's full of age-appropriate activities that will help children develop core maths and literacy skills.

    This collection includes a book covering all the essential English grammar and language rules; a maths book tackling topics including fractions, decimals, percentages, shapes and angles; and a science book covering topics ranging from forces and human biology to the solar system.
  • GEMM 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
    • Save £4.00
    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.
  • DOCT 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £6.00
    This unique activity book will show children all the basic skills needed to become a doctor.

    The fun activities include making a stethoscope, wrapping a sprained ankle and even making a healthy living poster. There are also cool quizzes, games and crafts to try out. Budding doctors can even make their very own press-out skeleton.

    After working through the book, your junior doctors can then head into the Doctor's Bag section - which is filled with stickers, a poster and a game to play with friends.
  • PILT 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £6.00
    Packed with brilliant illustrations, this fun-filled activity book shows children all the skills they'll need if they're to achieve their dream of flying helicopters, jets or commercial aeroplanes.

    From taking off to navigating and landing, this book is full of practical projects that will help readers pick up the basics of flying in a hands-on way. It also includes stickers, posters and a press-out model of an aeroplane for budding pilots to put together.

    Among those projects featured are a make-your-own rotocopter, a string radio and a kite. There are also activities that will help children get to know a flight deck and work out an itinerary.
  • POLB 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £6.00
    So many young people are getting interested and involved in politics and this accessibly illustrated book helps children as young as 9 understand more about this complex world.

    It reveals what an election is, how people get to become prime minister or president and how immigration works. It also covers topics including capitalism, socialism, nationalism, terrorism, voting systems, free speech and human rights.

    Published by Usborne, this is a great book for children to dip in and out of.
  • Behaviour Matters Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781445164298 - Sue Graves & Trevor Dunton
    BEHV 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £6.99
    • RRP £41.94
    • Save £34.95
    • Just £1.17 per book
    Covering familiar topics including sharing, being left out and bullying, these books will help children understand why they experience these feelings and behaviours.

    Each book has bright and appealing animal characters and and will encourage children to explore their changing feelings. They all also have activities to complete and ideas that will inspire discussion around the topics.

    These books support the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of the Early Years Foundation Stage.