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  • SWLJ 12 years +
    12 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £15.99
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    Everyone is so excited to discover just what happens when Rey meets Luke Skywalker in The Last Jedi and this visual dictionary will tell you everything you need to know about the latest instalment from a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away.

    Packed with information from Star Wars scribe Pablo Hidalgo, this hardback book focuses on the characters, creatures, droids, locations and technology from the film. It's also packed with out-of-this-world photographs and images.

    Featuring the likes of Kylo Ren, BB-8 and Porgs (the new fan favourites), this is a must-have for Jedi of all ages.
  • AKXMC 8 years +
    Deborah Bull
    8 years +
    • £9.89
    • RRP £9.99
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    This is the essential, easy-to-use classical ballet guide - spanning nearly two centuries of classical dance - with entries for more than eighty works from ballet companies around the world. This new edition has been revised to include new ballets by Wayne McGregor, Alexei Ratmansky and Christopher Wheeldon. Features include: plot summaries; an analysis of each ballet's principal themes; useful background and historical information; and a unique, behind-the-scenes, performer's-eye view Dip in at random or trace the development of dance from cover to cover. Written by former Royal Ballet principal Deborah Bull and leading dance critic Luke Jennings, this ever popular Faber Pocket guide is a must for all ballet-goers - regulars and first-timers alike.
  • AHGOC 11 years +
    England And Wales Cricket Boar
    11 years +
    • £7.89
    • RRP £7.99
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    Know the Game Cricket is the perfect introduction to the sport for all ages, whether you are a keen club player or beginner. It is packed with expert text, clear illustrations and photographs of the professionals in action. The book includes: Playing the game: how to play cricket, the rules, positions on the pitch, how to score The laws of the game: from scoring to umpiring Equipment and pitch: how to choose a bat, positioning of fielders, the wicket The skills: step-by-step guide to all the basic skills, including batting, bowling, wicket keeping and fielding. The Know the Game series is firmly established as the definitive introduction to a wide range of sports and games. Written by the experts, you can be sure that they contain everything you need to know to take part.
  • AETAT 14 years +
    Patrick Wiegand
    14 years +
    • £11.19
    • RRP £13.99
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    The new edition of the Oxford International Student's Atlas is the ideal atlas for Secondary school students. It includes stunning satelite images alongside mapping to aid understanding, country data, and easy-to-read colourful mapping, presented in an accessible visual layout based on research into how students use maps. It covers key themes such as earthquakes and volcanoes, climate and climate change, economic activity, development, and globalisation. It provides comprehensive coverage of each continent and the world. It is the ideal atlas for students to use on exam courses, and is recommended by University of Cambridge International Examinations in the resource lists for IGCSE(r) Geography and Cambridge International AS and A Level Geography. The Oxford International Student's Atlas is supported by the Oxford International Student's Atlas Skills Workbook - a fill-in skills workbook ideal for the classroom and homework.
  • APNPL 11 years +
    Rebecca Gilpin
    11 years +
    • £6.39
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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.
  • AUXSA 10 years +
    Weldon Owen Limited (UK)
    10 years +
    • £3.19
    • RRP £3.99
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    Ever wanted to be an adventurer like Bear Grylls? Learn how to tell the difference between a tiger and wolf footprint. Discover if a fox is using its den, design your own bird feather, and much more in this exciting book bursting with fun facts, quizzes, word searches, and mazes. The perfect introduction to Bear Grylls, adventurer, writer and television presenter, for younger fans, full of fun illustrations and facts and over 60 stickers.
  • AONTF 12 years +
    Andrew Langley
    12 years +
    • £9.89
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    What is it like to witness a hurricane? This book looks at Hurricane Sandy and other major storms, using first-hand accounts to describe events and people's experiences, providing multiple perspectives from eyewitnesses, survivors, the emergency services, scientists and the media.
  • AUYBV 10 years +
    Weldon Owen Limited (UK)
    10 years +
    • £3.89
    • RRP £3.99
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    Have you ever wanted to be an adventurer like Bear Grylls? Get ready to meet the world's most poisonous frogs who will make you think tiny is terrifying, gentle giants who weigh as much as a plane, and slithering snakes who can swallow a human whole. Discover all of this and much more in this exciting book bursting with fun facts, quizzes, word searches, and mazes. Dangerous Animals is the perfect introduction to Bear Gryll's for younger fans, packed full of fun illustrations, facts and stickers.
  • AIVNT 14 years +
    14 years +
    • £10.99
    This book is full of clear revision notes, detailed diagrams and practice exam questions for AQA A GCSE Geography. It covers every AQA A topic, with an exam skills section containing useful tips for picking up every possible mark. Everything you need to know is explained simply and thoroughly, including a wide range of essential case studies. There are exam-style questions throughout the book, plus a complete practice exam at the end to test what you've learned (with answers at the back).
  • AIWGL 14 years +
    14 years +
    • £4.95
    This book is packed with exam practice questions for students taking the Foundation level GCSE Geography OCR B exams. It covers all of the physical geography and human geography topics with a range of exercises that test what you know and how well you can apply your knowledge. It also includes a section packed with useful tips for doing well in your exams. The answers come in a separate book (9781847623775). Matching study notes and explanations are also available in the CGP Revision Guide (9781847623737).
  • AIVKR 14 years +
    CGP Books
    14 years +
    • £5.95
    This book is full of clear revision notes and detailed diagrams for GCSE Geography students. It covers all the topics in the current course for the AQA A exams, including the latest requirements for spelling, punctuation and grammar. There's also an exam skills section that contains useful tips for grades all the way up to A*. Everything you need to know is explained simply and thoroughly, including a wide range of essential case studies.
  • APVQA 11 years +
    Annabel Savery
    11 years +
    • £8.99
    Going on holiday to South Africa or are you just interested in the country? Then this is the book for you. Arriving in johannesburg you'll explore the city before visiting one of the townships, Soweto. In your journey though this country you'll also visit a gold mine before then travelling out into the countryside to see how people live and work in rural areas. A visit to a Zulu village is a bright and colourful experience and you'll also visit the Kruger National Park and the Dolphin Coast before finally taking a train to Cape Town, where you will spend time visiting Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned, Table Mountain and the Cape of Good hope before flying home. An amazing journey where you can experience the food, culture and vibrancy of this beautiful country. Told from the viewpoint of a young visitor and packed with interesting tips on where to go and what to see, these bold and colourful books explore countries through a travel diary. Been There! is a series of eight books focussing on some of the most exciting cities on the world. Suitable for children studying countries at KS2 or for children who are just fascinated by other cultures and customs.
  • APXYL 11 years +
    Oliver James
    11 years +
    • £8.99
    Countries in Our World focuses on the countries that shape and influence our modern world. Each book examines physical features, daily life, industry, media, leisure and much more. Each title in Countries in our World is a mine of useful information ideal for school and project work.
  • APYPG 12 years +
    Chris Martin
    12 years +
    • £8.99
    With this book, the Quick Expert's Guide has crafted the perfect guide to becoming an expert app-maker. We show you how to create your very own amazing app from scratch - master HTMLs, programming, embed content galore, and get the insider knowledge on how to keep your user's coming back for more. The Quick Expert's Guide series aids the teaching of computing at KS2 and KS3, encouraging computational thinking and creativity. Each title includes features that break down the complex aspects of the subject, inspirational case studies, activities and a final project to test the reader's new skills. Chapter round-ups also offer tips on key words and phrases as well as boosting self esteem and confidence, in order to walk the walk and talk the talk of a true expert. Also in the series, Being a Youtuber, Building a Website and Computing and Programming.
  • AQCLX 11 years +
    Richard Spilsbury
    11 years +
    • £8.99
    The different careers that lead on from an interest or aptitude in sport are explored. Many occupations are examined, including being an athelete, sports journalist, physiotherapist, lifeguard, sports agent, sports manager, sports coach and many others. It provides an inside glimpse into what the different jobs involve and the special skills that are needed to succeed in a chosen area.
  • AQBZV 11 years +
    Richard Spilsbury
    11 years +
    • £12.99
    The different careers that lead on from an interest or aptitude in a particular subject are explored. Many occupations are examined looking at what the job involves and the special skills that are needed.