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  • History Year by Year

    DK

    Product Code: YBYH
    Hardback 9 years +
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    Enjoy a journey through time - all the way from mammoths and mummies to flying and Facebook!

    Stretching from the prehistoric era through to the present day, this DK hardback offers a visual timeline of the history of the world. It's packed with photographs and original artefacts that give a snapshot of each era and highlights the major events that changed the world.

    As well as the tidbits of what was happening around the world, this book also provides concise and accessible overviews of major events including the rise of the Roman Empire and the fall of Communism. There is also a section called 'Child of the Time', which reveals how children in history lived and honed their skills e.g. the training plans of a Spartan warrior.

    Children will be able to put historic events across the world into context by reading through the timeline and learn about eras including Ancient Greece, Rome, the Industrial Revolution, the American Civil War, the World Wars and the moon landing in 1969.
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  • Physical & Human Geography Collection - 8 Books

    Product Code: PAHG
    Collection 9 years +
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    Explore planet Earth's most impressive natural processes with this fact-filled collection and discover how these shape our world.

    With clear illustrations and informative text, each book provides an intriguing insight into natural disasters by looking in detail at their causes and effects.

    Ranging from volcanoes and earthquakes to landslides and avalanches, young science-obsessed readers will be able to examine our planet's most destructive geographical events and answer important questions surrounding each process.
    Format: paperback
    • £8.00
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  • Tower of Knowledge Collection - 16 Books

    Product Code: TOWR
    Collection 9 years +
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    From mammals to minerals and sharks to space, these pocket-sized reference books will delight young minds with their array of facts, stats and records.

    Very visual guides to important topics, these books are peppered with double-page photographs highlighting the amazing facts and there is also a data section at the end of each section offering stats including world records and top tens and other relevant information e.g. the Periodic Table in the Rocks and Minerals book.

    These introductory books will explain to children everything from the anatomy of a horse to a map of the Nile region! They're perfect study aids.

    Format: paperback
    Each book 12.9 x 9.6cm
    • £10.00
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  • Plastic Sucks!

    Dougie Poynter

    Product Code: PLST
    Paperback 9 years +
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    How can YOU help save our planet from plastic?

    McFly man Dougie Poynter's Plastic Sucks! is a book full of clear and easy ideas and advice that will help children cut out single-use plastic and live a more environmentally friendly life.

    Dougie explains how plastic fills up our oceans and endangers our wildlife and how the time to take action is NOW. He also discusses the history of plastic and introduces campaigners and reveals how, by working together, we can reduce and replace plastic.
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  • National Geographic Explorer Guide: Rocks and Minerals

    National Geographic Kids

    Product Code: NGRM
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Find adventure, have fun outdoors and be a rock detective with this ultimate explorer guide from National Geographic Kids!

    Packed with facts and photos, this fun guide is perfect for getting children outside to discover the amazing world underneath their feet.

    It contains the most common rocks and minerals in Great Britain and Ireland and is a great size for taking in backpacks on day trips or camping holidays.
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  • Business for Beginners

    Lara Bryan

    Product Code: BSFB
    Hardback 9 years +
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    How do companies come up with business ideas? And how do they ensure they're a success?

    This accessible introduction to the concept of business explains how it means making and selling things and/or skills to anyone who wants and needs them.

    It focuses on the practical aspect of making ideas work in real life and explains how businesses shape the world we live in.
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    Stuff You Should Know!

    Product Code: SYSK
    Paperback 8 years +
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    Have your children ever asked what happens to rubbish once you've thrown it out or where the water from taps actually comes from?

    Stuff You Should Know answers these questions and more in an interactive style: there are double-page spreads that tell you what happens when you phone for a pizza or post a letter to the other side of the world.
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  • Myths, Legends & Sacred Stories: A Children's Encyclopedia

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    Product Code: MLCE
    Hardback 9 years +
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    From man-eating monsters to Gods of lightning... Discover courageous heroes and heroines, magical creatures and terrifying monsters on this captivating tour around the world.

    This DK children's encyclopedia of myths and legends invites you to explore all the thrilling stories from Greek and Norse mythology and other cultures all around the world including Zeus, Anansi (a West African trickster who takes the form of a spider) and Tane the Maori forest God.

    Dragons, minotaurs and wizards all feature in these exciting retellings and there is also an investigation into the meaning of each story and an examination of why these myths, legends and sacred stories have entertained so many readers over thousands of generations.
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  • Human Body: A Children's Encyclopedia

    DK

    Product Code: CEHB
    Hardback 9 years +
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    Did you know that you will eat around 20 tonnes of food during your lifetime? Or that humans are made up of 100 trillion cells? Do you want to know why hiccups happen?

    This DK children's encyclopedia of the human body covers from heads to toes and explains everything from what makes a balanced diet to which part of the brain makes you appreciate music (although you'll have to read the book to find out!).

    This keepsake hardback is also packed with incredible photographs to pore over and quizzes to complete. It's a comprehensive reference book and study aid that will entertain and intrigue the whole family.
    • £5.00
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  • Natural History Museum Explorer: Dinosaurs!

    Nick Forshaw

    Product Code: WOED
    Hardback 8 years +
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    Unearth the timeline of dinosaurs - from the first ones millions of years ago to the birds descended from them that fly over our heads today.

    This perfectly prehistoric book unfolds into a 2m-long timeline as it follows the explorer Agent Eagle as he learns all about these magnificent beasts. He discovers the history of dinosaurs and the best places to find fossils. He also learns just what wiped them out.

    A quiz, name game and glossary add an interactive element to the learnings and there are so many facts and illustrations to pore over.
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  • Love Your Body

    Product Code: LVYO
    Hardback 8 years +
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    'This is the book we all wish we had growing up.'

    Jessica Sanders' Love Your Body encourages young girls to admire and celebrate their bodies for all the amazing things they can do. It will show them how to embrace 'imperfections' and realise that they are so much more than their bodies.

    Carol Rossetti's powerful illustrations show diverse characters celebrating their different bodies and the clear, concise and authoritative text will help young girls improve their mental health in so many ways.
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  • Science Lab

    Robert Winston

    Product Code: SLRW
    Hardback 9 years +
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    Robert Winston's Science Lab is a book packed with experiments and activities that will help children learn how science works. It reveals how rockets fire into space and explains the reasons that buildings can survive earthquakes.

    From building a bridge and crafting a catapult to making a marble run, these hands-on activities will help children understand how science, technology, engineering and maths are woven through the world around us.

    Covering all of the STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects, these projects complement the school curriculum and help prepare children for the modern world.
    • £4.00
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  • Stephen Biesty's Cross-Sections Castle

    Product Code: SBCC
    Hardback 9 years +
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    Why was the chapel the highest room in the castle? Why did castle stairs spiral clockwise as they rose? This book from Stephen Biesty answers these questions and more. It offers a Where's Wally?-style approach to learning about historical castles from the 14th century.

    The artwork slices through different areas of a medieval fortress, offering extraordinary cross-section views of the people inside and their roles - from servants to knights preparing for battle! A favourite for over 25 years, this book also contains gatefold pages to fold out and explore in detail.

    From drawbridges and dungeons to jousters and troubadours, there are so many things to spot in this brilliant book. You can also have fun trying to find the spy - could he be in the well, the keep or the moat?
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  • Hooray for Hexagons

    Steve Richards

    Product Code: HOOH
    Paperback 8 years +
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    A colouring book all about shapes, Hooray for Hexagons turns maths into an exciting theme and will help children learn about this tricky topic without even realising.

    Showcasing the beauty of geometric drawing, the pages in this book introduce the likes of tessellations, cardioids and fractals.
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  • The Story of the First World War for Children

    John Malam

    Product Code: FWWS
    Paperback 9 years +
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    Published in association with the Imperial War Museum, The Story of the First World War for Children examines the world-changing conflict in great detail.

    A study aid for history lessons, this book uses facts, photographs and illustrations to show children how the First World War was the world's first 'total war' between modern, industrialised nations and how many new and terrifying weapons were used - including airplanes, tanks, zeppelins, warships and poison gas.

    It relates the unfolding events and the human stories in a way that brings history vividly to life.
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    Stuff You Should Know About the Human Body

    Product Code: SSKB
    Paperback 8 years +
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    How do bones mend and just what exactly are hormones?

    Stuff You Should Know About the Human Body is packed with large and colourful illustrated diagrams that explain biology in simple terms. This information is complemented by characters running around the pages performing the actions referenced in the text.

    It includes double-page spreads that show how full body systems such as the circulatory, nerve, skeletal and immune systems work.
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  • Computer Coding for Kids

    Carol Vorderman

    Product Code: CODI
    Paperback 8 years +
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    Computer coding is becoming an increasingly important skill in modern life, especially during IT lessons at school, and many children will be able to make use of it in their future careers.

    You can never be too young to start learning and there can be no better guide than Carol Vorderman, who we all know is extremely intelligent after her years on Countdown and the various other TV shows - and books - where she has flexed her brain power.

    Carol's step-by-step - and very visual - guide to the complex key skill of computer coding is suitable for children aged 9 and over and teaches the basics of coding for multiple programming languages including Scratch 3.0 and Python.

    Avoiding computer jargon and starting with the basics, this book gradually progresses to more advanced computer projects where children can even start building their own games through coding! A great book for budding programmers.
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  • Bombs & Blackberries

    Julia Donaldson

    Product Code: BBJD
    Hardback 8 years +
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    Written by Julia Donaldson, this book contains a script for a World War II play for children to act out in class or at home.

    Published to coincide with the 75th anniversary of D-Day in 2019, the story follows the Chivers children as they are sent to the countryside and subsequently back home to Manchester when the threat dies down - but then the air-raid siren starts to go off...

    Poignant and dramatic, this play will help children explore both historical and literacy topics in an involving and creative setting.
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  • First Man on the Moon

    Ben Hubbard

    Product Code: FMOM
    Hardback 9 years +
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    Published in time for the 50th anniversary, First Man on the Moon is a gripping illustrated account of the historic first moon landing.

    Featuring accessible text and contemporary artwork, it breathes new life into the famous story of the first ever moon landing, using short paragraphs to tell this inspiring story.

    It covers the beginnings of the Space Race; the early missions; the successful Apollo 11 voyage; and Neil Armstrong's legendary first steps on the moon - as well as the astronauts' heart-stopping return to Earth.
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  • National Geographic Explorer Guide: Birds

    National Geographic Kids

    Product Code: NGBD
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Find adventure, have fun outdoors and be a bird spotter with this ultimate explorer field guide from National Geographic Kids!

    Packed with facts and photos, this fun guide will make children look and listen to find the feathered friends right in their own gardens. From ducks to hawks and sparrows to sandpipers, it's the perfect introduction to birds and makes identifying them easy.

    It contains the most common birds in Great Britain and Ireland and is a great size for taking in backpacks on days trips or camping holidays.
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    Stephen Biesty's Incredible Cross Sections

    Product Code: SBIC
    Hardback 9 years +
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    Learn all about the inner-workings of buildings and machines with the extraordinary cross-section illustrations in this non-fiction book.

    Featuring Stephen Biesty's eye-catchingly detailed artwork, this hardback contains cross-section imagery of submarines, skyscrapers, Spanish galleons and so much more. Its concise and authoritative text reveals how all of these buildings and inventions work.

    You can see the people swarming inside the Empire State Building; the workers of an opera house; and find out where the crew sleep on a jumbo jet.

    All of the illustrations are accompanied by fun facts and curious details and there are two gatefold spreads of an ocean liner and a steam train to pore over and enjoy.
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  • Dig & Discover Glow in the Dark Stegosaurus Fossil and Figurine

    Product Code: ED2168
    Other 8 years +
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    Dig up a dinosaur with this exciting excavation kit!

    Budding paleontologists can use the chisel to unearth a hidden prehistoric fossil. They can then put the bones together to make a superb stegosaurus skeleton.

    This hands-on kit promotes imaginative play and also comes with a glow-in-the-dark stegosaurus figurine.

    Ages 8 plus
    Contents: 1 x glow-in-the-dark stegosaurus figurine, 1 x plaster block containing stegosaurus fossil, 1 x hammer, 1 x dowel, 1 x brush, instructions
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    I am a Hero

    Product Code: IAMA
    Hardback 10 years +
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    The interactive quizzes, charts and drawing activities in this fill-in book will help children learn all about history's greatest and most influential women.

    From historical world leaders to modern pioneers and international muses, these are incredible concise biographies that are sure to inspire and empower readers - and the interactive nature makes them even more appealing.

    This book is packed with biographies, quotes and stunning illustrations of historical figures from the worlds of sport, science, popular culture and politics.
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    Space Visual Encyclopedia

    Heather Couper

    Product Code: SPCE
    Hardback 9 years +
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    This visual encyclopedia provides an in-depth look at the wonders of the universe and explains what lies in outer space.

    It examines every aspect of space, from galaxies and dark matter to the features of the Solar System, and will help children understand about everything from asteroids and comets to star-forming nebulae and planets.

    Packed with astounding facts, this is the perfect one-stop reference guide to help children (and you!) unravel the mysteries of space.
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