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Know a child in need of homework help? The Book People offers educational titles and homework books to help with all their school studies. From learning about the stars with our space books for kids, to understanding basic anatomy with our range of human body children's books, you'll find something for every age group and Key Stage.

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5 years + : Homework Help

  • My Little Book of Cars

    Product Code: MLBC
    Paperback 5 years +
    Hand-picked favourites
    How does a car actually work? How has car safety changed over the years?

    My Little Book of Cars is packed full of cool photos and bite-sized information that children can dip into. It's perfect for reluctant readers and those who'd rather read facts than fiction.

    The simple text will encourage children to talk about the topic with passion and enthusiasm.
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  • Squeak's Guide to Caring for Your Pet Rats or Mice

    Isabel Thomas

    Product Code: AOH2
    Hardback 5 years +
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    This book is dedicated to the care of domestic rodents including mice and rats.

    Written from the point of view of the animal, it explains how to make them feel at home and how owners of all ages can properly care for these pets. It also covers feeding, exercising and keeping cages clean.
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  • Taking Flight

    Adam Hancher

    Product Code: TFLI
    Hardback 5 years +
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    The Wright brothers were determined to be the first men in the world to fly - but how did they achieve their dream?

    This illustrated book captures the golden age of aviation and celebrates the Wright brothers' determination, ingenuity and courage. It shows children, in a narrative style, how the brothers came up with the idea of flying and how they went about building their inventions.

    Written by Adam Hancher, this is a thrilling book about one of the great historic achievements. It's the perfect complement (and an ideal bedtime story) to their learning at school.
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  • Usborne Look Inside: Your Body

    Louie Stowell

    Product Code: AEUWQ
    Hardback 5 years +
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    This is a wonderful flap book introducing children to the way their own bodies work in a fun and informative way. It is a new, smaller format of the "Look Inside" series, perfect for little fingers. It is full of surprises to keep enquiring minds entertained, including flaps beneath flaps and a cheeky peek inside a toilet cubicle. Young readers' minds will boggle as they learn about how their brains work, what happens when they eat, how their lungs use oxygen and much more.
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  • Usborne Look Inside: Space

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    Product Code: AEZYG
    Hardback 5 years +
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    This is a great fun flap book packed with interesting information about space, and the amazing things that float through it - stars, moons, comets, and the planets of our solar system. Each double-page spread has a stunning colour illustrations, and several flaps to lift to find out more about what's going on in the scene - such as what goes on inside the International Space Station, how astronauts visited the Moon and what they did there, as well as the history of astronomy, from Galileo to the Hubble Space Telescope.
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  • Phonics Ages 5-6

    Collins Easy Learning

    Product Code: ANQDK
    Paperback 3 years +
    This fun range of Maths and English activity books really helps to boost your child's progress at every stage of their learning. The series builds important skills in line with their learning at school. Each activity is designed to give your child a real sense of achievement. * Helps to boost confidence and develop good learning habits for life. * Motivates children to learn at home using colourful activities that make learning fun. * Includes helpful tips and answers so that you easily support your child's learning at home. Supports the 2014 National Curriculum
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  • The Usborne First Thousand Words in French

    Heather Amery

    Product Code: AIKST
    Paperback 6 years +
    The classic French bilingual word book, illustrated by Stephen Cartwright, reissued to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Usborne Publishing. A thousand everyday words illustrated with busy scenes and labelled pictures to help children learn key French vocabulary.
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  • Volcanoes

    DK

    Product Code: AUGZN
    Paperback 5 years +
    DKfindout! Volcanoes teaches kids everything they would want to know about the explosive world of volcanoes. With beautiful photography, lively illustrations, and key curriculum information, the DKfindout! series will satisfy any child who is eager to learn and acquire facts - and keep them coming back for more! DKfindout! Volcanoes is packed with fun facts for kids, quizzes and amazing photography. Discover what the biggest volcano in the solar system is, and which type of lava is the stickiest. Covering key curriculum knowledge, such as the structure of a volcano, and fast facts, such as "how hot is lava?" kids will love finding out about volcanoes.
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  • Stone Age

    DK

    Product Code: AWOYN
    Paperback 5 years +
    DKfindout! Stone Age takes kids back in time to discover what life was like in the Stone Ages. The most popular topic on www.dkfindout.com, Stone Ages was added to the national curriculum in 2014. With beautiful photography, lively illustrations, and key curriculum information, the DKfindout! series will satisfy any child who is eager to learn and acquire facts - and keep them coming back for more! For any kid that can't get enough of Stone Age facts, DKfindout! Stone Age is packed with up-to-date information, fun quizzes and incredible images of every aspect of Stone Age life. Discover what Stone Age people wore, sample some of their favourite foods and spot the Stone Age animal. DKfindout! Stone Age will surprise and delight young readers.
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  • RSPB First Book of Birds

    Anita Ganeri

    Product Code: AEAXN
    Paperback 4 years +
    Launching with four books looking at flowers, birds, mammals and minibeasts, each RSPB spotter's guide will comprise 35 common garden creatures 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. A spotter's chart for children to fill in, and links to Internet-based activities in each book, mean that children can extend the fun.
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  • RSPB My First Book of Garden Birds

    Mike Unwin

    Product Code: AAHAM
    Hardback 5 years +
    A beautiful picture book about garden birds that will appeal to families with young children.

    Rachel Lockwood's wonderful illustrations will delight children aged 2-7 years old, and will help them to discover and identify the most common birds in their everyday surroundings

    Each bird is introduced on a right-hand page in an illustration where it is partly obscured or turned away from the viewer.
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  • Owls

    Emily Bone

    Product Code: APONW
    Hardback 6 years +
    A fascinating introduction to owls, including nesting, hunting, living at night and camouflage. How do owls find their way in the dark? What do they eat? What is a baby owl called? Find out the answers to these questions and many more. Simple explanations are brought to life with step-by-step illustrations and full colour photographs. Includes a full glossary and internet links to exciting websites to find out more.
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  • Atlas of Adventures

    Lucy Letherland

    Product Code: ALIKB
    Hardback 6 years +
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    Set your spirit of adventure free with this lavishly illustrated trip around the world. Whether you're visiting the penguins of Antarctica, joining the Carnival in Brazil or a canoe safari down the Zambezi River, this book brings together more than 100 activities and challenges to inspire armchair adventurers of any age. Find hundreds of things to spot and learn new facts about every destination. With epic adventures from the four corners of the globe and discoveries to be made on your own doorstep, this book will inspire you to set off on your own journey of discovery.
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  • Rainforest

    Catriona Clarke

    Product Code: APNXN
    Paperback 5 years +
    From the tops of the trees to the forest floor, this book is full of some of the weird and wonderful things that live there. But the world's rainforests are in danger - find out why and what will happen if people don't change the things they do. With fabulous photos and simple text, shows some of the weird and wonderful things that live in rainforests and describes the dangers facing them. Developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.
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  • High Frequency Words Flashcards

    Collins Easy Learning

    Product Code: BMHAB
    Other 4 years +
    Introduce young learners to the first 100 high frequency words taught at school. These educational flashcards are a fun and easy way to help build confidence with reading at home. * help your child to practise high frequency words* build confidence with learning to read and spell* support your child's learning at home High frequency words are words that appear very often in written texts. They are a mixture of decodable words (words that can be sounded out) and tricky words (that have to be learned and recognised by sight). Includes:* 100 high frequency words* each card contains the word and the word in a simple phrase* ideas for fun games to play with the cards* helpful guidance for parents
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  • Number Practice Ages 5-7

    Collins Easy Learning

    Product Code: ANQDN
    Paperback 5 years +
    This fun range of Maths and English activity books really helps to boost your child's progress at every stage of their learning. The series builds important skills in line with their learning at school. Each activity is designed to give your child a real sense of achievement. * Helps to boost confidence and develop good learning habits for life. * Motivates children to learn at home using colourful activities that make learning fun. * Includes helpful tips and answers so that you easily support your child's learning at home. Supports the 2014 National Curriculum
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  • Writing Bumper Book Ages 3-5

    Collins Easy Learning

    Product Code: BLXZM
    Paperback 3 years +
    An engaging Writing activity bumper book to really help boost your child's progress at every stage of their learning! Fully in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage, this English book provides reassurance whilst supporting your child's learning at home. Combining useful English practice with engaging, colourful illustrations, this Writing bumper book helps to boost your child's confidence and develop good learning habits for life. Each fun activity is designed to give your child a real sense of achievement. Included in this book: * questions that allow children to practise the important skills learned at school* colourful activities that make learning fun and motivate children to learn at home* helpful tips and answers so that you can support your child's learning
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  • Year 2 Maths Targeted Practice Workbook

    Collins UK

    Product Code: ARKOR
    Paperback 6 years +
    (1)
    When it comes to getting the best results, practice really does make perfect! This Maths practice workbook targets every topic in Year 2 of Key Stage 1, and contains practice opportunities to help improve performance in tests and assessments. Matched to the requirements of the National Curriculum, this Maths practice workbook is designed to target every topic in Year 2 of Key Stage 1. Based on new research that proves repeated practice is more effective than repeated study, practice workbooks are guaranteed to help improve performance in tests and assessments. Included in this book: * Questions for every topic organised into three levels of increasing difficulty * Progress tests throughout the book for ongoing assessment * A section where children can record their results and track their own progress * A pull-out answer section
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  • Lift-the-Flap Questions and Answers About Space

    Katie Daynes

    Product Code: ATGXJ
    Other 3 years +
    (1)
    This is an interactive book from Usborne, with over 60 flaps revealing answers to all kinds of questions about space.

    Children can lift the flaps to discover 'What's a cosmonaut?' to 'Where have people visited in space?', 'Why can't I see stars in the daytime?' and so much more.
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  • See Inside Maths

    Minna Lacey

    Product Code: APNAE
    Hardback 5 years +
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    This is a brand new title in the innovative "See Inside" series, putting the often intimidating world of mathematics into simple, easy-to-follow language and showing how maths fits into readers' everyday life. It introduces mathematical concepts in the simplest of terms from basic addition and subtraction, through multiplication and division to square roots and algebra. As well as over 50 embedded flaps to lift, each page includes a host of puzzles and games for readers to test their newfound maths skills on, making the book an interactive and informative experience. It is illustrated in a fun and accessible style by Colin King.
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  • Addition & Subtraction Quick Quizzes Ages 5-7

    Collins Easy Learning

    Product Code: BNGPN
    Paperback 5 years +
    Fun and engaging quizzes to test children's addition & subtraction skills.* A fun and easy way to test key skills taught at school* Simple, clear layout with colourful illustrations* Includes a motivating `colour in your score' chart for every quiz* Handy hints to help guide children through the quizzes* Answers are included to help you to support children's learning at home
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  • Usborne First Encyclopedia of Animals

    Paul Dowswell

    Product Code: ABMJS
    Hardback 5 years +
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    This is a fantastic new edition of this bright and lively encyclopedia, introducing young readers to the wonders of the animal world. Filled with information on mammals, birds, reptiles, creepy-crawlies and waterlife, this book answers such questions as 'Which animal has a tongue as long as its body?'; 'How does a whale breath?'; 'How does a snake see in the dark?'; and, 'Why do zebras have stripes?'. Simple text, amazing photographs, detailed illustrations and a selection of exciting recommended websites make the subject easy to understand.
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  • The Usborne First Thousand Words in German

    Heather Amery

    Product Code: AKXDC
    Paperback 5 years +
    The classic Usborne word book as a bi-lingual German/English edition, illustrated by Stephen Cartwright. A thousand everyday words illustrated with busy scenes and labelled pictures to help children learn key German vocabulary.
    • £7.19
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  • Horses and Ponies

    Anna Milbourne

    Product Code: APNNO
    Hardback 5 years +
    How do horses live in the wild? What kind of pony lives hear the North Pole? Why do horses wear shoes? These and other questions are answered with vivid, full colour photographs and illustrations and short, informative text. Usborne Beginners are colourful information books for children beginning to read on their own.
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Homework is a fundamental part of a child’s education, as it affords them the opportunity to work independently, and develop their much-needed problem-solving skills. That’s where our huge range of books to help with homework come in.

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All children need some support with schoolwork sometimes, and our homework help books are extremely useful and seriously fun.

Books covering all ages

Whether your child is just starting out in education, or is tackling their GCSEs, we stock lots of great titles in maths, literacy, history, geography, science and more that will enhance their academic potential in an enjoyable and engaging way.

No subject is too tricky

With the assistance of a homework book, children have the opportunity to work at their own pace, unlike when watching videos which sometimes fly through lessons. This allows children to develop at their own pace, giving them the confidence to progress and succeed.

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