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11 years +: Children's Hobbies & Interests

  • OFCC 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £2.99
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    For anyone that has jumped for joy after clearing that tricky level, battled the bothersome Chocolate or finally created a Colour Bomb, this official Candy Crush guide is full of tips to help fans crack the game's most challenging levels.

    From mastering the mechanics of Candy Crush to an in-depth insight into the Candy Kingdom and Dreamworld, this deliciously comprehensive guide covers game modes, levels and obstacles, providing Candy Crushers with the knowledge and skills they need to master the popular game.
  • Carol Vorderman's Computer Coding Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780241288603
    CVCC 11 years +
    11 years +
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    • Just £3.33 per book
    Computer coding is a hugely important skill that children will learn all about at school. This three-book collection from DK and Carol Vorderman gives them the chance to get ahead and hone their programming skills in a fun and exciting way.

    Supporting the National Curriculum, Computer Coding for Kids is a how-to guide that explains - in an accessible and visual style - the concept of coding and how to use it to make games and animations using the programming languages Scratch and Python.

    Focusing on Scratch, the Games and Projects book will help kids aged 11 and over enhance and improve their coding skills. The Games book helps them build platform games, fiendish puzzles and racing challenges, while the Projects book focuses on mind-bending animations including a snowflake simulator and spiralizer.
  • ABZJO 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Know the score with this ultimate guide to the world of sport. "Children's Book of Sport" is your ultimate guide to the diverse world of sport. From the best known to the most obscure, this guide showcases team sports, target sports, as well as track and field. Dynamic photographs bring sports to life, while fact boxes highlight key information from rules and regulations, to tactics and techniques. There are even star profiles and facts and stats on sports you never knew existed. A special section on the Olympic and Paralympic Games, from the early Greek games right up to the present day, makes "Children's Book of Sport" your must-have guide in the run up to the 2012 London Olympics.
  • AQAYM 7 years +
    Roy Apps
    7 years +
    • £5.99
    Ever had a dream -- a dream to win? David had a dream -- to play for Manchester United. This is the story of David's early years and his break through into Manchester United's first team.
  • AKXPA 8 years +
    Pat Murphy
    8 years +
    • £10.39
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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.
  • AOMUD 8 years +
    Cris Silvestri
    8 years +
    (1)
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    It's everything you ever wanted to know about every Pokemon - all in one place! This revised and updated edition of the 2008 bestseller has stats and facts kids need to know about all 646 Pokemon. The book includes 64 new pages focusing on the 153 new Pokemon that just debuted in the Pokemon Black & White videogames. The revised & updated Ultimate Handbook is an absolute must-have for Pokemon fans. It's sure to be a bestseller with kids of all ages.
  • APWJM 7 years +
    Megan Miller
    7 years +
    • £5.59
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    Packed with expert tips, cheats, and hacks on how to build the coolest stuff, including an underwater house, a pirate ship, and a fortified castle! Other tips will help gamers: Find the best locations Choose their favourite style Learn how to get started with foundations and walls Become landscaping experts Learn how to decorate their living room And much more! With more than one hundred full-colour screenshots of in-game footage, you can follow every tip with precision. You will never be stuck again.
  • ARWSK 11 years +
    Frankie J. Jones
    11 years +
    • £6.39
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    Are you a beauty blogger, a gaming guru or a king of comedy? This is the must-have book for any aspiring vlogger. Featuring top tips, hacks and ideas with plenty of pages for you to plan your path to vlogging stardom! There's loads of information about top vloggers including Zoella, Alfie, Superwoman and PewDiePie plus quizzes, quotes to colour and ideas for vlogs to film. Plan it! Log it! Vlog it!
  • MTAE 10 years +
    10 years +
    (1)
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    You've seen the films and read the comics, now read about over 250 Avengers characters and their adventures in this superhero-filled encyclopedia.

    The most comprehensive volume of the team, it looks at how they evolved over the years and focuses on all the popular core members - Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, the Hulk. It also looks at their allies and foes, as well as their special powers.

    20 of the most important plots are profiled and the comic book artwork is simply Marvel-lous. A must-have gift for all fans.
  • HTPR 7 years +
    DK
    7 years +
    • £3.99
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    How to Play the Recorder is a guide from the experts at DK that will help any child learn how they can play the recorder.

    With its gorgeous, colourful design and step-by-step instructions, the book covers the basics of music and then moves through to more challenging music and even shows children how they can play duets on this most popular of first instruments.

    Notes are clearly introduced at the most appropriate stages and there are also musical pieces that progress in difficulty as the book progresses. Extra hints and tips are featured throughout the chapters, too, making this an ideal companion to recorder lessons at schools!
  • 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
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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
  • APNUK 7 years +
    Fiona Watt
    7 years +
    (2)
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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.
  • AAWVZ 7 years +
    Patrick Wiegand
    7 years +
    • £8.79
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    The Oxford Primary Atlas is a clear, bright and informative atlas for all 7-11 year olds. This new edition includes up-to-date country data and easy-to-read colourful mapping, presented in an accessible visual layout based on research into how young children use maps. It features key curriculum themes such as landscapes, water, settlements, connections, and environments. It includes easy-to-use features such as learning statements to summarize each theme, focus panels to prompt independent or group enquiry, innovative grid codes to help children find places listed in the index, colourful photographs to aid children's understanding of map symbols, attractive artwork to provide a 'sense of place', and stimulating graphics to make large numbers easy to understand. This new edition of the Oxford Primary Atlas, specially written to support the requirements of primary geography at Key Stage 2, and incorporating the most popular features of the bestselling Oxford Junior Atlas, uses simple, clear mapping and colourful illustration to create a stimulating and informative atlas for all 7-11 year olds. The Oxford Primary Atlas is also accompanied by the Activity Book for independent work to develop map literacy skills, and the e-Atlas CD-ROM for whole class display on interactive whiteboard.
  • AAHHD 7 years +
    Katie Daynes
    7 years +
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    This clever interactive book will fascinate fans of non-fiction and any youngsters who are keen on castles. With over fifty flaps to lift, stunning illustrations and lots of bite-sized chunks of information detailing what went on within the castle walls, this Usborne See Inside Castles is a well-written and entertaining history book with a difference!

  • AEHDD 7 years +
    Clive Gifford
    7 years +
    • £7.99
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    Football is the world's most popular sport globally, more than 240 million people play the game regularly. This colourful and exciting book is the essential guide to soccer, offering easy-to-follow instruction that is sure to improve the all-round play of any young football player, from passing and dribbling to shooting, defending, goalkeeping and tactics. The detailed practical advice is enhanced by spreads about the all-time great players, the FIFA World Cup and unusual versions of the sport.
  • AJMEC 7 years +
    Abigail Wheatley
    7 years +
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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.
  • BGWZS 10 years +
    Mari Bolte
    10 years +
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    This is more than a book of craft projects--this is a book of inspiration! Instructions for finished projects print hand-in-hand with open-ended ideas that kids can use to make each craft fully customizable. With a focus on using up odds-and-ends, project uses easy-to-find supplies, and will be a great at-home tool or a staple for the librarian's maker space.
  • BGWZQ 10 years +
    Mari Bolte
    10 years +
    • £7.19
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    This is more than a book of craft projects--this is a book of inspiration! Instructions for finished projects print hand-in-hand with open-ended ideas that kids can use to make each craft fully customizable. With a focus on making projects that kids will want to create and keep, each activity uses easy-to-find supplies, and will be a great at-home tool or a staple for the librarian's maker space.
  • BGWZR 10 years +
    Mari Bolte
    10 years +
    • £7.19
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    This is more than a book of craft projects--this is a book of inspiration! Instructions for finished projects print hand-in-hand with open-ended ideas that kids can use to make each craft fully customizable. With a focus on making gifts to give, each activity uses easy-to-find supplies, and will be a great at-home tool or a staple for the librarian's maker space.
  • BGWZT 10 years +
    Mari Bolte
    10 years +
    • £7.19
    • RRP £8.99
    • Save £1.80
    This is more than a book of craft projects--this is a book of inspiration! Instructions for finished projects print hand-in-hand with open-ended ideas that kids can use to make each craft fully customizable. With a focus on using up odds-and-ends, project uses easy-to-find supplies, and will be a great at-home tool or a staple for the librarian's maker space.
  • AGSLA 7 years +
    Fiona MacDonald
    7 years +
    • £6.39
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    This title helps you rediscover the lost world of ancient Central America, with 450 exciting pictures and 15 step-by-step projects. You can step back in time to Central America before the Spanish conquest and discover fascinating facts about the people who lived there. You can explore the cultures and beliefs of the Olmecs, Maya, Toltecs and Aztecs - the great cities they constructed, their astronomical knowledge, their use of medicine, and their insatiable drive for human sacrifice. It features 15 step-by-step projects that actively involve the reader in bringing the past to life - use a fan fit for an emperor, make a Maya backstrap loom, wear a mosaic mask, and create the amazing Aztec sun stone. More than 450 photographs and illustrations include diagrams, historical maps and a pictorial timeline. It is ideal for home or school use for 8- to 12-year-olds. History records the Aztecs and Maya as bloodthirsty warriors and priests who committed brutal acts of human sacrifice, yet this is not the whole story. Ancient Mesoamericans also formed close-knit family groups, made beautiful masks from jade and built breathtaking pyramids that are still standing today. A variety of easy-to-make projects enable you to recreate the past. You can build a Maya house or a pyramid temple, eat Aztec-style tortillas, wear a bat brooch, and enjoy the Mesoamerican board game of patolli.
  • APNAG 7 years +
    Sue Meredith
    7 years +
    • £6.39
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    This is an informative guide to one of the hottest subjects around at the moment; mankind's effects on the planet and how we can reverse them. Written in a conversational style, this book offers children an approachable source of information on key subjects such climate change, recycling, energy sources and the small differences we can all make to save our planet. It is accompanied by the witty and vibrant illustrations of Adam Larkum. It is written in conjunction with climate change experts.
  • APNPL 11 years +
    Rebecca Gilpin
    11 years +
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    This title contains a pack of 30 cards, each showing a tasty and simple treat which can be made at home. On one side of the card, there is a mouth-watering photograph of the finished dish, which when turned over shows clear, step-by-step picture instructions for how to make it. The recipes include chocolate brownies, mini meringues, raspberry ice-cream and ginger star biscuits.