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  • i-Spy Birds: What Can You Spot?

    Product Code: ATBTG
    Paperback 5 years +
    This book is packed with beautiful photos of all kinds of birds, and features interesting facts about each one. Whether they're in a town or up a hill, children are sure to find plenty of the birds in this book - they'll have enough points to claim an i-SPY Creepy crawlies certificate in no time! From robins and finches to owls and eagles, you can find stunning birds everywhere from city ponds to lochs and woodlands. i-SPY Birds includes hundreds of feathery friends for you to spot, so keep an i-SPY out wherever you go! * spy it - up to 200 fun things to spot around you * spot it - tick it off when you see it * score it - score points for each spot and send off for your official i-SPY certificate Children will love using this fun and fascinating i-SPY book!
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  • Magic Painting Book

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: ANDPG
    Paperback 5 years +
    Open this book to see stylish, black and white illustrations...then brush water over them using the aqua pen provided to see them change before your very eyes, as a rainbow of colours magically reveal themselves and bring each scene to life.
    • £5.89
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  • Disney Frozen 2 The Magical Guide

    DK

    Product Code: CAYDR
    Hardback 5 years +
    DK's Frozen 2: The Magical Guide is the ultimate companion to Disney's highly anticipated second installment in the Frozen franchise. Covering all of the movie's characters, plus key locations, themes and iconic moments, this magical guide is a must-have title for Disney movie fans, or fans of the hugely popular Frozen franchise. Directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee, and produced by Peter Del Vecho, Walt Disney Animation Studios' feature-length follow-up to 2013's Oscar (R)-winning film Frozen is slated for theaters on November 22, 2019. Kristen Bell, Josh Gad, Idina Menzel and Jonathan Groff are reprising their roles in an all-new story. Why was Elsa born with magical powers? The answer is calling her and threatening her kingdom. Together with Anna, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven, she'll set out on a dangerous but remarkable journey. In Frozen, Elsa feared her powers were too much for the world. In Frozen 2 she must hope they are enough. (c)2019 Disney
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  • Jellyfish

    Mari Schuh

    Product Code: ARJHC
    Hardback 5 years +
    Discover the secrets of the deep with this book all about jellyfish!

    It explains how these spineless sea-dwellers use their umbrella-shaped bells to swim and their tentacles to sting prey. It also reveals exactly what they eat and how they survive and thrive in the ocean.
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  • Look Inside Food

    Emily Bone

    Product Code: ANLOF
    Hardback 5 years +
    From farm to fork, this Usborne book reveals where food comes from, what's in it and how it affects our bodies.

    It traces all the stages of food production with engaging text and eye-catching artwork.
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  • The LEGO Ideas Book

    Daniel Lipkowitz

    Product Code: AEBDP
    Hardback 5 years +
    (16)
    Be inspired to create and build amazing models in LEGO(R)! "The LEGO Ideas Book" is packed full of tips from expert LEGO builders on how to make jet planes reach new heights, create fantastic fortresses, swing through lush jungles, have fun on the farm and send space shuttles out of this world! This book is divided into six themed chapters - transport, buildings, space, kingdoms, adventure and useful makes. With over 500 models and ideas, this book is perfect for any LEGO fan - young or young at heart - who wants to make their models cool, fun and imaginative.
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  • Little Princess Dressing Up! Sticker Activity Book

    Tony Ross

    Product Code: BPYCS
    Paperback 3 years +
    Pirate, doctor or famous explorer... Dress-up and decorate with over 200 stickers, plus play along with activities on every page. Super sticker fun for little royals with busy imaginations.
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  • RSPB Wild Nature Colouring Book

    Product Code: APVFF
    Paperback 5 years +
    35 common wild creatures to colour in for beginner naturalists. Through beautiful full-page illustration accompanied by key information about each creature, books are designed to encourage young children's interest in the outside world and the wildlife around them. Includes a spotter's chart for children to fill in.
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  • Aliens Love Underpants Colouring Book

    Claire Freedman

    Product Code: BCWFS
    Paperback 3 years +
    Aliens love underpants, in every shape and size, But there are no underpants in space, so here's a big surprise...This brilliant book is stuffed full of silly pants and funny aliens - perfect for any Aliens fan!
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  • The Ballet Book

    Darcey Bussell

    Product Code: ADWYS
    Paperback 6 years +
    Perfect your port de bras, pas de deux and learn how to dance adagio and allegro. Find out the best way to look after your ballet shoes and make sure your make up is just right for your first night on stage. Contains everything you need to know to become a ballet dancer, from the best ballet dancer in the business, Darcey Bussell.
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  • Frozen 2: An Enchanted Adventure

    Emily Stead

    Product Code: CBQEH
    Hardback 5 years +
    Discover the magic of Frozen 2 in this unique digitally enhanced book. Explore the characters and the story of Frozen 2, and download the free app to unlock unique experiences and create your very own digital magic! Discover the world of Anna, Elsa, Olaf, Kristoff and Sven as never seen before.
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  • Ambulances to the Rescue Around the World

    Linda Staniford

    Product Code: ARJRO
    Hardback 5 years +
    How do the emergency services in different countries of the world rescue people? How do they travel and what equipment do they use? This series answers all these questions and more. This book looks at the work of ambulance services around the world, including how they take sick and injured people to hospitals and how they care for patients during transport.
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  • Collins Easy Learning English Idioms

    Product Code: AEIWA
    Paperback 5 years +
    Collins Easy Learning English Idioms is an easy-to-use guide to the most common English idioms, designed for everyone who wants to improve their knowledge of English. With simple and clear explanations, this helpful, and often fun guide will help you understand what English idioms, such as 'the cat's whiskers' and 'step up to the plate' really mean. Examples from the Collins corpus show how key idioms are used in everyday English and usage notes explain where idioms come from and how they should be used. Idioms are displayed in an accessible and easy-to-use format, making this an indispensible tool for anyone who wants to speak and write fluent and idiomatic English.
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  • The Story of London

    Richard Brassey

    Product Code: AEAVF
    Paperback 5 years +
    Roman Londinium, Saxon Lundenwic, the medieval City of London, the great metropolis that has survived the Plague, the Fire and the Blitz - it's all here, along with the Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, Madam Tussaud's, the London Eye and all the famous landmarks. Richard Brassey has a gift for focussing on just the colourful details children will enjoy, and on each page the narrative breaks out into stories, anecdotes, jokes, fascinating facts and accounts of famous Londoners. With excitingly busy pages packed with lively pictures and witty captions, this is a brilliant introduction to London past and present.
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  • Press Out and Decorate: Unicorns

    Kate McLelland

    Product Code: BKIHL
    Other 4 years +
    Each press-out design is intricately decorated with pink foil and perfect for all ages to decorate. Featuring 20 unique designs, the press-out pieces can be slotted together to create magical three-dimensional hanging ornaments or threaded together to make a super-cute garland. From flying unicorns and shooting stars to fluffy clouds and rainbows, these gorgeous press-out pieces look elegant in white and pink, but even better as a decorated collection of flying unicorns.
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  • Springs

    Sally Hewitt

    Product Code: AWSKT
    Hardback 5 years +
    An accessible introduction to springs and how important they are in the manufacturing of objects.
  • Fun Origami for Children: Flight!

    Mari Ono

    Product Code: BMKZX
    Paperback 5 years +
    12 step-by-step origami projects for children, including paper to make them with. Suitable for children from age 5 and upwards, Mari Ono's origami projects are the perfect introduction to paper-folding for kids. Fun Origami for Children: Flight! starts with classic paper plane and glider projects to get children started, then moves on to fantastic super-jets, rockets and a space shuttle. All the projects are fun to make as well as play with, and there is a section showing how to throw paper planes most effectively. There are amazing facts throughout, so children can learn while they craft. Each project has simple step-by-step instructions and clear photographs, as well as helpful arrows showing where to fold. There are skill ratings, so children can start with an easy project and then move on to something a bit more challenging until, eventually, they are easily impressing friends with their paper-folding skills. Specially designed pieces of origami paper are included with the book, so children can start crafting straight away.
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  • Sorting Materials

    Sally Hewitt

    Product Code: AMYGX
    Hardback 5 years +
    Explains the characteristics of common materials such as plastic and cloth.
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  • Doodle with Maisy

    Lucy Cousins

    Product Code: AMCPF
    Paperback 3 years +
    Creative Maisy fans - it's time to make your mark! Take your pencil on a doodling adventure in this irresistible Maisy activity book created by Lucy Cousins! Maisy Loves to doodle! Do you? Join her as she squiggles, scribbles and wiggles her way through pages and pages of fun things to imagine, draw and colour. Will your picture have spots, stripes or swirls? Will it be long, tall or short? Will it have eyes, a nose or a tail? You can doodle dinner on a plate, colour in the alphabet, add passengers to Maisy's bus and so much more! This book is jam-packed with lots of encouraging activities; some pages only show black outlines and other pages are bursting with colour. The perfect introduction to drawing for young budding artists! It includes great square format with rounded corners - perfect for opening out flat on the table or floor - and contains art paper designed to be doodled on. Maisy as you've never seen her before! For the first time ever, Lucy Cousins has drawn Maisy in a new, doodley style. A global phenomenon, Maisy books have sold over 21 million copies worldwide and are available in 29 different languages.
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  • Holiday Fun Sticker & Activity Book

    Mandy Sutcliffe

    Product Code: AKIAK
    Paperback 5 years +
    Belle and Boo are going on holiday, and they want you to join with their summer fun! There's so much to see and do in this delightful sticker and activity book: help Boo pack his suitcase, design stylish summer outfits for Belle, write a postcard from the seaside and lots, lots more! With games, puzzles, dress-up figures, colouring and over 200 pretty stickers, this is the perfect book to keep little ones entertained on summer days.
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  • Fish Babies

    Catherine Veitch

    Product Code: AKBHW
    Paperback 4 years +
    This book looks at fish babies, and examines how fish babies are born, how they are cared for, how they develop, and differences and similarities between baby fish and their parents. The book also includes a picture glossary of key and difficult terms, and a page showing the life cycle of a fish.
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  • Tap

    Angela Royston

    Product Code: AJGUS
    Paperback 6 years +
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  • Hip Hop

    Angela Royston

    Product Code: AJGUQ
    Paperback 6 years +
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  • Ballroom

    Angela Royston

    Product Code: AIYDX
    Paperback 6 years +
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Whether you’re looking for tempting new cookbooks, healthy lifestyle ideas, fascinating biographies, new ways to revitalise your home and garden, useful reference books or treasure troves of facts and philosophies, discover the best non-fiction books in our varied range.

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If you’ve ever wanted to discover another philosophy, understand politics better or learn more about a certain era of history, you’ll find plenty of edifying and enlightening books and encyclopedias in our non-fiction range.

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