Children's Books

9 years +

  • AKXPA 8 years +
    Pat Murphy
    8 years +
    • £10.39
    • RRP £14.99
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    Following on from Lego's incredibly successful Crazy Action Contraptions (9781591747697), make amazing moving machines in Lego Chain Reactions! Children can build eight simple machines that can be combined to set off a chain reaction. They can use all the included LEGO pieces in conjunction with their own collection to build the contraptions and record all their experiments in the pages of the book. It comes with everything you need, including 20 LEGO pieces, instructions and paper ramps.
  • KJBB 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £16.99
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    Containing the Old and New Testaments, this King James edition of the Holy Bible is a wonderful keepsake. Presented in a black slipcase, it's sure to delight any Christian or anyone interested in the Greatest Story Ever Told.

    A very special edition that will make a wonderful gift, especially for Christenings.
  • KJBW 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £16.99
    • Save £12.00
    Containing the Old and New Testaments, this King James edition of the Holy Bible is a wonderful keepsake. Presented in a white slipcase and with a silver trim, it's sure to delight any Christian or anyone interested in the Greatest Story Ever Told.

    A very special edition that will make a wonderful gift, especially for Christenings.
  • AAZWX 8 years +
    Alan Charlton
    8 years +
    • £9.89
    • RRP £9.99
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    The perfect companion to "Kids Chords and My First Recorder Music", this is the ideal guide for those who may enjoy playing instruments, but have not yet mastered how to read music from the page. It is ideal for any age, but ideal for children between 8 and 10 years old. This guide provides the essentials you need to know, explaining pitch, the treble clef, the bass clef, rhythm, accidentals, key signatures and time signatures. You can then practise what you have learnt with the 'Play Along' sections containing simple, well-known examples of music. It comes with helpful diagrams, clear accessible text and a practical ringbound format.
  • ABPYW 7 years +
    John Gardyne
    7 years +
    • £13.39
    • RRP £14.99
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    Sing Musical Theatre: Wouldn't It Be Loverly? features fifteen musical theatre songs in a range of styles, both classic and contemporary with useful background and performance notes, handy singing tips and exercises, and backing track CD. Suitable for Trinity Guildhall Singing and Musical Theatre candidates Grades 1-3 or for anyone looking for a new, practical compilation of the repertoire, carefully selected to be appropriate for the grade.
  • AGECN 7 years +
    Rosi McNab
    7 years +
    • £5.59
    • RRP £6.99
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    A refreshingly fun, activity-based approach to Spanish for 7 to 9 year olds. Collins Spanish Club is the ideal way to ensure that young learners not only excel in Spanish at school but also have great fun doing it. Through a series of 10 units, Spanish Club uses puzzles, stories and songs to explore grammar and vocabulary concepts in an entirely undaunting way. The recurring 'Detective' feature encourages learners to explore the language for interesting new facts and rules, while regular Q&A-style tips address common queries about things like spelling, usage and irregularities.
  • AGECL 7 years +
    Rosi McNab
    7 years +
    • £6.89
    • RRP £6.99
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    A refreshingly fun, activity-based approach to French for 7-9 year olds. Collins French Club is the ideal way to ensure that young learners not only excel in French at school but also have great fun doing it. Through a series of 10 units, French Club uses puzzles, stories and songs to explore grammar and vocabulary concepts in an entirely undaunting way. The recurring 'Detective' feature encourages learners to explore the language for interesting new facts and rules, while regular Q&A-style tips address common queries about things like spelling, usage and irregularities.
  • AIVDN 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £4.95
    Packed with fun and colourful Spanish practice, this book & CD set is ideal for Ages 7-9. Plenty of useful vocabulary is covered, with a range of engaging question types and tips to keep children interested. There's also a 'Listen and Learn' CD-ROM (for PC and Mac) packed with words and phrases recorded by native Spanish speakers, plus a pull-out booklet with answers to every question and useful notes for parents.
  • AXJLO 10 years +
    Oxford Dictionaries
    10 years +
    (1)
    • £10.39
    • RRP £12.99
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    A major new edition of the trusted, bestselling, comprehensive Oxford School Dictionary with new curriculum support. This fantastic new edition will boost your children's vocabulary with new words and meanings from across the curriculum. A helpful new spelling, grammar and punctuation section is included to enhance language skills and bring the dictionary right up to date. What makes it the best? It is uniquely powered by the Oxford Children's Corpus, the largest bank of children's language in English, so you can be confident that all entries are clearly written in child-friendly language that children actually understand. Each example is perfectly age-appropriate, making it easy and enjoyable for every child to use. New for this edition is a robust supplement on spelling, grammar and punctuation, giving targeted help with the tricky bits, making this dictionary the perfect tool to support children in their journey to become good readers and writers. As usual, it has been extensively trialled with schools, so you can be sure it is still the best dictionary for your children, in a durable hardback format. Further help with writing skills is available in the updated new edition of the companion Oxford School Thesaurus. Looking for great word activities to match this dictionary? Find fun downloadable activities, puzzles, and word games at www.oxforddictionaries.com/schools
  • APNET 6 years +
    Eileen O'Brien
    6 years +
    • £9.89
    • RRP £9.99
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    This simple and colourful guide is for absolute beginners of any age with carefully graded tunes including well-known tunes, folk songs and Christmas carols. Friendly cartoon characters explain how to play each note, and provide an entertaining introduction to reading and understanding music.
  • ERGM 8 years +
    8 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Younger children, teens and tweens love to make things their own, using their endless creativity to make their room, belongings, techie items and school books stand out from the crowd. Emily's Room: Giant Monogram Art is perfect for allowing them to accessorise their bedroom and make it look fabulous.

    The innovative kit comes complete with everything they need to add some extra personality to their personal space, using patterns, designs and colours to create an on-trend look for the style-conscious.

    A great creative treat for children aged 7 and above.
  • ALZSW 9 years +
    David Walliams
    9 years +
    • £11.89
    • RRP £11.99
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    Know a little one who would love this hilarious book by David Walliams? How about a paperback book and audio CD of the story read by the children's author and funnyman himself? This is the title for them!

    Ratburger is another fantastically funny book from David Walliams, the top selling children's author of today and one hailed by many as 'the new Roald Dahl'. A touching read full of zany humour, raw emotion and wonderful observations, Ratburger is sure to appeal to Walliams' ever-growing legion of fans and draws from the gruesome, anarchic and hilarious humour of The Twits and Mr Gum.

    Things are not looking good for poor Zoe, her stepmother Sheila is so lazy that Zoe has to pick her nose for her, the school bully Tina Trotts is making her life a misery and now the evil Burt from Burt's Burgers wants to steal her pet rat... Can you guess what he wants to do with it? The clue might just be in the title of the book.

    Following the success of The Boy in the Dress, Mr Stink, Billionaire Boy and Gangsta Granny, Walliams' fifth children's novel, Ratburger, will make a fine addition to your young reader's bookshelf. And, with the included audio CD of the story, Ratburger can be taken anywhere!
  • AKYEB 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £11.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    Charlie longs to see inside Mr Willy Wonka's enormous chocolate factory. Now Mr Wonka, the most wondrous inventor in the world, has hidden golden tickets inside his delicious creamy chocolate bars. Only five winners can go through those great iron gates. Will one of them be Charlie? Follow the story and listen to the brilliant audio CD.
  • APGIS 7 years +
    Anna Milbourne
    7 years +
    • £20.00
    • RRP £25.00
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    Build a historically accurate Victorian doll's house, complete with furniture, home accessories and a family of dolls. Press out the sturdy, foamboard pieces, slot together following the simple instructions and you're ready to play. Includes book about life in a grand Victorian house, providing an insight into the social history of the period.
  • AFGUB 8 years +
    Doug Stillinger
    8 years +
    • £11.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    The Spiral Draw book lets you create millions of dizzying designs. The book includes cool translucent "drawing wheels" that make it easy to create loads of spiral designs right on the pages of the book. Packed with tons of on-the-page drawing ideas, plus inspired instructions for swirly projects like spiral scratch art, spiral stationery, spiral soak art and more - the range of activities will make readers' heads spin.
  • ADSLJ 8 years +
    Ben Harper
    8 years +
    • £11.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    Taking you where no paper airplane book has gone before - the Galactic Empire. This is the only book of its kind that enables Jedi knights to follow their dreams of replicating Star Wars spacecrfts that actually fly! Knights of all ages can transform the pre-printed papers into 6 high-performance fighters including Darth Vader's TIE Fighter, Millennium Falcon, and Naboo Starfighter. Aerodynamic experts helped engineer these flyers for ease of folding and fantastic flight
  • AVGKQ 5 years +
    Dugald Steer
    5 years +
    • £11.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    Build a spectacular 3D moving model of a Western dragon, then wind up the motor and watch it come to life! Find out everything you need to know about dragons from around the world with the 32-page book, from myths and legends to anatomy, behaviour and supernatural powers.
  • AEASN 8 years +
    8 years +
    • £10.39
    • RRP £12.99
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    Sixteen brand-new high performance Lego contraptions to make which spin, stretch and speed into action. Includes over 100 Lego pieces in one handy storage box.
  • APNUK 7 years +
    Fiona Watt
    7 years +
    (2)
    • £10.39
    • RRP £12.99
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    This is a new edition of the hugely popular "Beginners Cookbook", which introduces children (and kitchen-shy adults!) to the basic techniques of cooking through a selection of mouth-watering recipes. Recipes include ideas for pizza and pasta dishes, vegetarian dishes and delicious cakes and cookies, giving novice cooks something to create for every occasion. Each recipe is shown through easy, step-by-step instructions. Concealed spiral binding makes the book practical to use in the kitchen.
  • AYVIM 10 years +
    Oxford Dictionaries
    10 years +
    • £10.39
    • RRP £12.99
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    This authoritative new edition of the bestselling Oxford School Thesaurus boosts vocabulary and improves writing skills through new curriculum support. With the help of the Oxford Children's Corpus, the largest bank of children's language in English, the thesaurus is able to proivde a range of carefully-levelled words, synonyms and antonyms and age-appropriate example sentences. These are written in the natural language of contemporary children using contexts that will make the thesaurus easy and enjoyable for every child to use. Phrasal verbs, idioms, and writing tips help to explore the richness of language and make writing more effective, whether in creative writing or in essays, projects, reports and letters. A writing supplement with spelling, grammar and punctuation support makes this a complete toolkit to enhance basic literacy skills, build confidence, deliver the curriculum and help children prepare for the level of writing expected at secondary school. As with all Oxford children's thesauruses, it has been trialled with teachers. A perfect buy, in a resilient hardback format with a refreshing new look, an essential for any bookshelf. Downloadable word games, puzzles and activities are available at www.oxforddictionaries.com/schools
  • AVXSE 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £10.82
    • RRP £12.98
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    This collection of 50 postcards features Katie Scott's incredible illustrations of the animal kingdom. From the tiniest insect to the mighty lion, these beautiful images are perfect for sending to your friends or pinning on your wall.
  • AJMEC 7 years +
    Abigail Wheatley
    7 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    A simple, jargon-free cookbook packed with delicious recipes for cakes and cookies, ranging from iced fancies, cakepops and mini eclairs to yoyo cookies, mini macaroons and chocolate-dipped shortbread fingers. Each recipe is fully illustrated with mouth-watering colour photographs and clear step-by-step diagrams. Spiral binding makes the book practical and easy to use in the kitchen.
  • AVVKV 6 years +
    6 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    With over 90 flaps, Usborne's See Inside Where Food Comes From shows children where the food they eat originates.

    They can discover food produced on farms, in the sea and in greenhouses, and the importance of wheat, rice and corn around the world.

    There's a map with flaps showing where the things we love to eat, including chocolate, olives and tea, come from.
  • ATGMD 6 years +
    Rob Lloyd Jones
    6 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Usborne's See Inside the World of William Shakespeare will take your children on a journey 400 years back to our past.

    It's packed with rowdy playhouses and royal palaces and will help children learn about tales of doomed princes and mischievous fairies causing trouble.

    Thereare over 70 flaps to lift and these are complemented by lively illustrations that bring the world of Shakespeare - and his best-loved works from Romeo and Juliet to A Midsummer Night's Dream - to life.