Children's Books

7 years +

  • CSAC 7 years +
    Lewis Carroll et al
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £50.00
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    Providing over 10 hours of entertainment, this classic collection includes four complete and unabridged stories from Lewis Carroll, Dick King-Smith, Antoine de Saint-Expery and E.B. White.

    The timeless tales have resonated with young readers for over 70 years and the CDs will come in handy on both long journeys and before bedtime.

    The stories will take you everywhere from the farmyard to Wonderland and even into outer space. The whole family will be riveted as they listen again and again.

    Box size: 128 x 127mm, 10 CDs. Running time approx 10 hours, 51 minutes.

    Titles in this collection: Charlotte's Web - Discs 1-3
    The Little Prince - Discs 1-2
    The Sheep Pig - Discs 1-2
    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - Discs 1-3
  • The Shakespeare Stories Collection - 16 Books - Collection - 9781408344880 - Andrew Matthews & Tony Ross
    NSHK 7 years +
    Andrew Matthews & Tony Ross
    7 years +
    (5)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £79.84
    • Save £69.85
    • Just 62.00p per book
    It's now over 400 years since the Bard died and his work still remains just as relevant and compelling today. Boasting 16 of William Shakespeare's most popular and enduring plays, this collection contains rewritten versions of all his most well-known tales.

    From the tragedy of Macbeth to the humour of Much Ado About Nothing, this superb collection of paperbacks makes an excellent introduction to Shakespeare for younger readers.

    The tales have been retold using accessible language and with the help of Tony Ross's engaging black-and-white illustrations, each play is vividly brought to life, allowing these culturally enriching stories to be shared with as wide an audience as possible.

    Please note that although these books are suitable for children aged 9 and over to enjoy independently, the themes they cover mean they may be considered more suitable for shared reading with children aged 7 plus.
  • MIDA 7 years +
    Eric A. Kimmel
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £6.00
    This beautifully illustrated book introduces a whole host of gods and goddesses and men, women and monsters from Ancient Greek myths.

    Containing 12 stories from Greek mythology, it will help children learn all about Pandora and her dreaded box; Icarus and his wings of wax; and the greedy, gold-fingered King Midas.

    Each story has been retold in accessible style and this text is complemented by the breathtaking and vibrant artwork.
  • YOFY 7 years +
    Rebecca Rissman
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £8.99
    • Save £5.00
    So many adults are embracing the health- and fitness-giving benefits of yoga, so why not encourage your children to master the exercise, too?

    This book has been written especially for children and teenagers and has a very appealing visual style. It will help them build up their confidence and self-esteem and explains all about two sequences and 35 poses.

    Fully illustrated, one sequence will get children pumped up and energised while the other will help them de-stress and relax.
  • Kids Get Coding Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781526303103
    KGCO 6 years +
    6 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £31.96
    • Save £26.97
    • Just £1.25 per book
    This handy collection will help children aged 6 and over hone their IT skills and learn all about coding, the internet, digital devices and online safety.

    Highly accessible, the books provide children with online and offline activities to help them get to grips with this most important of concepts. A hands-on resource, the collection is sure to be referred to again and again during a child's school years. The books will come in very handy for coding homework!

    The books are introduced by the friendly character, Data Duck. A programming mastermind, he has all the knowledge, hints and tips your children will need as they become cracking successes at coding.
  • LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780241287019
    LGDC 7 years +
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £14.99
    • RRP £69.90
    • Save £54.91
    • Just £1.50 per book
    This 10-book collection gives young superhero fans the chance to learn more about Batman, Superman and many more of the heroes and villains from the DC Comics universe.

    Full of facts about the characters and their battles, it will tell you who their friends and foes are and focuses on some of the best builds you can make inspired by them.

    Best of all, there's even an exclusive Minifigure of Batman included in the set!
  • MVEY 8 years +
    8 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £17.99
    • Save £12.00
    The Hulk features on the tactile cover of this Marvel book full of incredible trivia, facts and artwork.

    Covering heroes, villains and those characters that flit in-between, it includes bizarre-but-true tales, quirky insights into characters including the Avengers, Spider-Man and Daredevil and so much more.

    From why there are three different colours of Hulk (green, grey and red in case you were asking) to a look at the time that a frog gained Thor's powers, many of these revelations are astounding - and will delight anyone who loves Marvel, no matter what their age.
  • PYTH 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
    • Save £9.00
    Python is one of the most popular computer languages around and this beginner's guide offers children step-by-step instructions for writing a simple program.

    Providing everything they need to get started, this book adds new commands throughout so that by the time a child has finished reading, they will be able to code games, drawings and more.

    Fully illustrated, this book also contains links to downloads that will provide extra help.
  • Collins Easy Learning: Quick Quizzes Ages 7-9 Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780007961542
    CQQS 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £39.90
    • Save £29.91
    • Just £1.00 per book
    Covering English and maths, these workbooks are full of quizzes that will help children revise and understand more about these notoriously tricky subjects.

    Suitable for ages 7 and over, the 10 books focus on everything from fractions and decimals to telling the time. There are also books dedicated to addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, the times tables and mental maths.

    The English books cover spelling, grammar and punctuation. All the books are presented with a clear and simple layout and have appealing illustrations and helpful hints scattered throughout to further develop children's understanding.

    The interactive and extensive nature of these books make them an essential study aid.
  • Knight in Training Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781444939217 - Vivian French & David Melling
    KNGT 7 years +
    Vivian French & David Melling
    7 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £20.96
    • Save £15.97
    • Just £1.25 per book
    With dragons, bears and all sorts of other creatures featuring throughout these four books, Vivian French's Knight in Training series is sure to delight children who love funny and exciting stories. David Melling's hilarious illustrations just add to the madcap nature and joy they will bring.

    Starting with Dragons Can't Swim, the books reveal how Sam J. Butterbiggins has just one ambition - to be a Very Noble Knight. But he has a problem - he's been packed off to the castle next door to stay with his aunt and uncle while his parents are away. While there, he has to put up with both his annoying cousin Prune and the weird creatures his aunt looks after including dragons and griffins.

    Godfrey the dragon gets stuck down a well and Sam has no choice but to work with Prune to save him. While inside the well, the pair make an incredible discovery - a scroll giving instructions on six quests to become the perfect knight. Sam wants to complete them, but Prune keeps getting in the way...

    This collection includes books 1-4 in Vivian French and David Melling's Knight in Training series.
  • ASAC 8 years +
    Steve Martin
    8 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £6.00
    Does your child have what it takes to become an astronaut and succeed on a mission to Mars? This book gives them the chance to test themselves and find out everything there is to know about space travel.

    Once enrolled at the academy, children will face a variety of challenges and missions that mimic the real-life tasks that astronauts may have to complete in space. These activities - many of which are based around science and maths - include those that improve hand-eye coordination, obstacle courses, building a balloon rocket and learning basic first aid.

    There's also a Space Goodies section including stickers, a poster, a board game, press-out figures and a model space shuttle.
  • MYSY 6 years +
    6 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Children can record their best school memories with this cool keepsake album. They can store photos and school stuff in the pockets, and cut and paste things in to the pages.

    There's lots of space for you to write about all your favourite things, from sports and trips to subjects and friends. Plus 25 activities and quizzes to fill in.
  • TBAP 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Covering over 30 step-by-step hair styles, from beginner to advanced, this book will show children how to tailor a style that really suits them.

    There are ideas for all sorts of occasions, from dos that take five minutes before school through to extra-special wedding styles. The vibrant design of this book makes it even more appealing.

    All of the styles are showcased with simple instructions and photographs and will need minimal accessories.
  • MEB2 8 years +
    8 years +
    (5)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    What's Happening to Me? (Boys) is a helpful and sensitive guide to growing up and gives straightforward information on the physical changes and emotional upheaval that your young son can expect as he heads towards puberty.

    Tricky topics are demystified and What's Happening to Me? is a reassuring and entertaining read for children aged from 8 and over.
  • Paddington Audio Collection - 10 CDs - Audio - 9780007584314 - Michael Bond
    PACB 7 years +
    7 years +
    (6)
    • £12.99
    • RRP £40.00
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    Michael Bond's Paddington Bear books have delighted children and their parents for over 50 years. In this wonderful Paddington audiobook collection, read aloud by none other than Stephen Fry and Jim Broadbent, Paddington gets into all kinds of hilarious trouble - with the best of intentions, of course.

    Featuring the classics A Bear Called Paddington and More About Paddington alongside newer stories Paddington Here and Now and Paddington Races Ahead, the collection will delight young children as they join Paddington on his extraordinary misadventures.

    Presented in a sturdy keepsake box to keep the included 10 CDs safe in the car and on the bookshelf at home (and anywhere else they can be enjoyed!), this collection of Paddington Bear audiobooks will keep children entertained for hours and hours.

    This 10-CD collection includes the following stories:

    A Bear Called Paddington - 2 CDs; More About Paddington - 2 CDs; Paddington: Here and Now - 3 CDs; Paddington Races Ahead - 3 CDs.
  • RWHL 7 years +
    Professor Robert Winston
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
    • Save £8.00
    Professor Robert Winston is a hugely popular and widely respected scientist and in this book he encourages children to try out their own experiments at home!

    With step-by-step instructions and everyday parts, these experiments are easy to prepare and your budding scientists will be astounded by the results.

    Kids will love stirring up sticky slime, building solar systems out of rubber bands and even constructing a volcano!
  • Wordsearch Puzzles Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781787001343
    WPZZ 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £49.90
    • Save £41.91
    • Just 80.00p per book
    This 10-book collection is bursting with crosswords and wordsearches that will keep children happily entertained for hours on end.

    This collection includes a pirate-themed and dinosaur-themed book and there are also books that expand on the wordsearch theme to provide even more fun challenges. There are 20 mind-boggling puzzles to solve in each book.

    All brightly presented, the answers are also included at the back of each book. These are great for rainy, stay-at-home days or for sharing out at parties and gatherings.
  • FJMB 7 years +
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £2.99
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £7.00
    Perfect for holidays and rainy days, creative children will love learning some fabulous crafting techniques in this wonderful full-colour illustrated book which teaches children aged 7 and over how they can make beautiful handmade jewellery at home.

    Including a level of 1, 2 or 3 for each of the 35 pieces, the easy-to-follow instructions and step-by-step artwork will see that young crafters are carefully guided through the techniques for making necklaces, pendants, bracelets, corsages and even hair and bag accessories.

    From felt and fabrics to seeds and shells, paper and salt-dough to plenty of other materials you can recycle to make all kinds of pretty projects, this inspiring book will have kids creating gifts for their friends and family and adding to their own jewellery box in no time!
  • SPBG 7 years +
    John Woodward
    7 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £16.99
    • Save £12.00
    Discover all about the biggest, fastest and deadliest creepy-crawlies on the planet with this huge and informative book from the experts at DK.

    From a tiny beetle that blasts its enemies with a super-hot chemical to a moth with a huge tongue, the book provides a fascinating insight into the microscopic world of insects.

    Sure to have you just as captivated as your children, the book has facts and stats for every creature and reveals all about how the bugs who crawl, clamber and buzz around us thrive and survive in a very dangerous world.
  • HTPC 7 years +
    Claire Summerscale
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £6.00
    With a press-out chess board and pieces so children can start practising right away, DK's How to Play Chess book will teach children how they can become chess kings and queens.

    This book has master tips and cool 3D images and covers everything from the ideal opening moves to how you can perfect the art of checkmate.

    Step by step, it introduces the basic chess techniques and gradually moves to more difficult challenges.
  • BRTW 7 years +
    Clive Gifford
    7 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £7.00
    Featuring a host of mind tricks and neuroscience information that will astound you, Brain Twisters is a book full of incredible information about the science behind thinking and feelings.

    This book reveals how magicians make use of 'inattentional blindness' when performing magic tricks and why it is so easy to miss details that are hidden in plain sight. It will also explain how and why your memory isn't actually as good as you think it is and how it's possible to remember things that never actually happened.

    Presenting a wide range of brain games and mind tricks, the book will also tell you all about the working process of your brain, helping you to understand the science behind how you think, sense and feel. There are also experiments, brain games and mind tricks to help further your understanding.
  • SAFG 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £6.00
    People of all ages are fascinated by stars and the night sky and this book will help children explore the cosmos from the comfort of their own home.

    With games, stickers, star charts and many more activities - including Star Bingo - the book is sure to make stargazing a favourite family activity for years to come.

    It's an accessible introduction to an endlessly fascinating hobby that the whole family can enjoy doing together.
  • HSTO 7 years +
    Fatti Burke
    7 years +
    • £8.40
    • RRP £22.99
    • Save £14.59
    Enjoy a time-travelling journey through the history of Ireland with this exciting book.

    Covering the beautiful country, era by era, it's full of detailed illustrations and fabulous facts. From the earliest settlements right up to the present day, it covers everything from courageous Celts to rampaging Vikings and rebellious Republicans.

    It even shows children where the residents of Ireland lived in the past, what they are, what they wore and what school was like.
  • MHUS 7 years +
    7 years +
    (2)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
    • Save £4.00
    Many children just can't get enough of the guys and ghouls of Monster High - especially now the dolls range is second in popularity only to Barbie.

    This Ultimate Sticker Collection from DK comes with over 1,000 full-colour stickers and is packed with images and facts about the fang-tastic friends, their terrifying teacher and petrifying pets.

    There are also activities scattered throughout, making this monster fun!