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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.
    • £2.00
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  • Sew Your Own Snowman Kit

    Product Code: CT1002
    Other 8 years +
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    Sew together a smiling snowman with this Make Your Own Festive Snowman kit.

    It's a creative way of counting down to the big day and once complete, the snowman is sure to take pride of place in any Christmas display.

    The instructions are easy to follow and ideal for any creative child who likes to make things in the countdown to the most wonderful time of the year.
    Ages 8+

    Contents: instructions, plush, yarn, ribbon, stuffing, buttons, plastic eyes, needle.

    Box dimensions: 180mm x 200mm.
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  • Dig & Discover Rocks & Minerals

    Product Code: ED2149
    Other 8 years +
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    Dig up an exciting selection of rocks and minerals!

    Junior geologists can discover a number of gems hidden within this excavation kit. The set also comes with a magnifier so that children can examined these rocks and minerals in great detail.

    This interactive kit gives children the chance to develop their hand-eye coordination skills and dexterity in a fun way.
    Ages 8 plus
    Contents: 1 plaster block containing rocks and minerals, 1 x magnifier, 1 x hammer
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  • Brilliant Bug Habitat

    Product Code: ED2150
    Other 8 years +
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    Create your own mini garden for bugs to explore!

    This kit has everything young nature lovers need to provide bugs with a beautifully homely habitat. It's perfect for housing and studying snails, ladybirds, woodlice and spiders.

    Just ask your children to be careful when catching their creepy-crawly friends and make sure they release them back into the wild once they have finished looking after and feeding them with fallen leaves or rotting wood.
    Ages 8 plus
    Contents: Bug-catching tongs, bug-catching tub, bug habitat tank, lid with air holes, plastic bottle with lid, chippings, full step-by-step instruction leaflet
    • £2.00
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  • Countdown to Christmas Activities

    Product Code: ST2850
    Other 3 years +
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    Count down to Christmas with 24 days of amazing advent activities!

    Hang up the calendar on the wall after completing activities including colouring awesome ornaments, taking part in a reindeer race and spotting the difference between some festive scenes.

    The calendar has a bright and glittery cover and the 24 activities are sure to get children in the festive mood.

    Size 290 x 425mm, ages 3 plus
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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.
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  • Violet Collection - 4 Books

    Harriet Whitehorn

    Product Code: VILT
    Collection 9 years +
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    Violet Remy-Robinson is an amateur Sherlock Holmes in the making.

    She travels the world cracking cases ranging from a mummy mystery to hunts for hidden treasure in these books that provide a fine introduction to whodunnits and detective stories.

    Complete with two-colour illustrations throughout, these fresh and funny mysteries are perfect for fans of Dotty Detective, Ottoline and Alice-Miranda.
    Format: paperback
    • £4.00
    • RRP £27.96
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  • National Geographic Infopedia 2020

    National Geographic Kids

    Product Code: INFO
    Paperback 9 years +
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    This special book celebrates 10 years of the National Geographic Infopedia!

    Children can learn a whole host of weird-but-true facts, read incredible animal stories and find things to do, places to see and explore ways in which they can change the world throughout the pages of this fascinating book.

    2020's edition contains all-new content including games, jokes and activities and features over 500 photographs.
    • £3.00
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  • Construction Set - Alligator & Scorpion

    Product Code: CT1010
    Other 8 years +
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    This box contains all the parts, tools and materials you need to make models of a super scorpion and an awesome alligator.

    The alligator model has 91 pieces and the scorpion has 84 and they're suitable for children and adults to assemble. Building these encourages concentration, stimulates imagination and develops hand-eye coordination.

    Box size 200 x 280mm
    Ages 8 plus
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  • The Indian in the Cupboard

    Lynne Reid Banks

    Product Code: IND2
    Paperback 9 years +
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    The Indian in the Cupboard is the first of five gripping books about Omri and his plastic North American Indian - Little Bull - who comes alive when Omri puts him in a cupboard For Omri, it is a dream come true when the plastic American Indian he locks into the old cupboard comes to life. Little Bull is everything an Indian brave should be - proud, fearless and defiant. But being in charge of a real, live, human being is a heavy responsibility, as Omri soon discovers. And when his best friend, Patrick, is let in on the secret, he soon realises that life-changing decisions lie ahead.
    • £3.00
    • RRP £6.99
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  • JCB Tracked Excavator Construction Set

    Product Code: CT1048
    Other 8 years +
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    Build your own JCB tracked excavator!

    Aspiring engineers will enjoy putting all of the intricate pieces of this model excavator together. It's a relaxing and rewarding pursuit and the finished model is sure to take pride of place on any shelf.

    All of the materials in this kit are made from high-quality steel that has been coated with a tough anti-oxidation finish to help prevent discolouration.
    Contents: 359 pieces. 2 specialist tools, step-by-step instructions
    Ages 8 plus
    • £4.00
    • RRP £17.99
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  • Giant Outdoor Spirograph Set

    Product Code: CT1027
    Other 8 years +
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    Create amazing spiral art with this easy-to-use stencil kit - perfect for outdoor fun!

    Snap the tracks together and place your chalk in a stencil hole, then roll it along the edges like a cog. Use different sizes and colours and let your imagination run in circles with endless possibilities!

    Box size: 290 x 290mm
    Contents: 9 stencils and 3 chalks
    Ages 8 plus
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  • Hetty Feather

    Jacqueline Wilson

    Product Code: HET2
    Paperback 9 years +
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    Warm, moving, funny and totally fascinating, Hetty Feather by Jacqueline Wilson is the perfect book for young readers aged 9 and over.

    It's London, 1876, and Hetty Feather is just a tiny baby when her mother leaves her at the Foundling Hospital. The Hospital cares for abandoned children - but Hetty must first live with a foster family until she is big enough to go to school. Life in the countryside is hard but with her 'brothers' Jem and Gideon, she helps in the fields and plays imaginary games. Together they sneak off to visit the travelling circus and Hetty is mesmerised by the show, especially Madame Adeline and her performing horses. But Hetty's happiness is threatened once more when she is returned to the Foundling Hospital. The new life of awful uniforms and terrible food is a struggle for her. But now she has the chance to find her real mother. Could she really be the wonderful Madame Adeline? Or will Hetty find the truth is even more surprising?

    Jacqueline Wilson will surprise and delight old fans and new with this utterly original take on a historical novel. Set in Victorian times and featuring a brand new feisty heroine, Hetty Feather, this is a Tracy Beaker-esque tale that will thrill young readers.
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  • Wiggly Worm Habitat

    Product Code: ED2152
    Other 8 years +
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    Create your own garden for worms to explore!

    This kit has everything young nature lovers need to wiggly worms with a wonderfully welcoming habitat. It comes with step-by-step instructions so that the worms can stay happy, fed and safe from harm.

    Just ask your children to be careful when catching their wriggly new friends and make sure they release them back into the wild after their stay in the new garden habitat.
    Ages 8 plus
    Contents: Worm world tank, lid with air holes, pack of yellow sand, pack of white sand, pack of tunnelling material, step-by-step instruction booklet
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  • Zip it Up! The Best Friends Book About Us!

    Product Code: ZPIT
    Paperback 9 years +
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    Zip it Up! is an interactive book that lets children compare themselves with their closest friends and discover why they get on so well.

    With activities that will show them who will be the first to arrive in Hollywood, who's the most outrageous and if they could be room-mates, this is a brilliant write-in book for friends to complete together.

    There are questions that encourage children to think, talk, debate and rate and, best of all, the book can be zipped up to keep all of these important matters secret!
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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
    • £2.00
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  • Make Your Own Animal Mobile

    Product Code: CT1032
    Other 8 years +
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    Make your own animal mobile with this adorable kit!

    Sew together the felt pieces to make the decorations and string them together to create a colourful hanging mobile.

    Contents: felt, wooden pieces, needle, thread, beads, stuffing, metal hook.
    Box size: 200 x 200mm
    Ages 8 plus (adult supervision required)
    • £2.00
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  • JCB Backhoe Loader GT Construction Set

    Product Code: CT1049
    Other 8 years +
    (3)
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    Build your own JCB backhoe loader GT!

    Aspiring engineers will enjoy putting all of the intricate pieces of this model backhoe loader GT together. It's a relaxing and rewarding pursuit and the finished model is sure to take pride of place on any shelf.

    All of the materials in this constriction set are made from high-quality steel that has been coated with a tough anti-oxidation finish to help prevent discolouration.
    Contents: 314 pieces. 2 specialist tools, step-by-step instructions
    Ages 8 plus
    • £4.00
    • RRP £17.99
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  • Space Hoppers: Victory for Venus

    Tommy Donbavand

    Product Code: BZU2
    Paperback 9 years +
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    Space Hoppers is a brand new series of hilarious sci-fi fiction from popular author, Tommy Donbavand. Set in the year 2281, Space Hoppers follows the adventures of special agents Dan Fireball, Astra Moon and Volt as they patrol the universe, fighting crimes and chasing the Solar System's most notorious villain, The Geezer! Alarmingly, The Geezer's efforts to discredit children seem to be working, and Venus is considering being the first planet in the Solar System to go back to adult rule. There are debates between kids and grown-ups, and passionate rallies for both sides. Dan, Astra and a disassembled Volt are sent to Venus to help police the elections, but end up investigating when the President suddenly announces that she is conceding defeat to The Geezer himself. Have the adults got something on her, or could she be a replica of the real leader, programmed to say whatever she's told?
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  • Space Hoppers: Nursery on Neptune

    Tommy Donbavand

    Product Code: BZW2
    Paperback 9 years +
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    Space Hoppers is a brand new series of hilarious sci-fi fiction from popular author, Tommy Donbavand. Set in the year 2281, Space Hoppers follows the adventures of special agents Dan Fireball, Astra Moon and Volt as they patrol the universe, fighting crimes and chasing the Solar System's most notorious villain, The Geezer! With education now taking only a few short years, children from all over the Solar System are keen to enrol in the best possible schools - and they don't come much better than the one on Neptune. It's a nursery, school, college and university all in one. With speed learning classes in every subject, there's plenty of time for the students to kick back and party - which is exactly what Dan wants to do. But things quickly get old when The Geezer turns the clever kids into petulant pensioners. Can our heroes rejuvenate the pupils before they retire?
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  • JCB Articulated Dump Truck Construction Set

    Product Code: CT1047
    Other 8 years +
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    Build your own JCB articulated dump truck!

    Aspiring engineers will enjoy putting all of the intricate pieces of this model articulated dump truck together. It's a relaxing and rewarding pursuit and the finished model is sure to take pride of place on any shelf.

    All of the materials in this constriction set are made from high-quality steel that has been coated with a tough anti-oxidation finish to help prevent discolouration.
    Contents: 412 pieces. 2 specialist tools, step-by-step instructions
    Ages 8 plus
    • £4.00
    • RRP £17.99
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  • Fearless Spies and Daring Deeds of World War II

    Rebecca Langston-George

    Product Code: CQR2
    Paperback 10 years +
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    Explores the lives and daring deeds of spies during World War II, using photos, original sources, maps, timelines and little-known facts.
    • £4.00
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  • Match Football Collection - 3 Books

    Product Code: MFTL
    Collection 8 years +
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    Calling all football fanatics!

    These three books are packed with puzzles, records and jokes that will keep any footy-obsessed child (and their parents!) happily entertained for hours on end.

    Inspired by the bestselling Match! magazine, the joke book contains quips, puns and knock-knock jokes featuring the world's greatest players ('Why's Ronaldo's bedroom always tidy? Because he's not Messi'), while the records are great for kids who love facts. The puzzle book is perfect for keeping children happily entertained both at home and on long journeys.
    Format: paperback
    • £5.00
    • RRP £17.97
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  • Dig & Discover Pirate Treasure

    Product Code: ED2148
    Other 8 years +
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    Junior geologists can discover the remains of a pirate, his weapons and treasure as they hammer and chisel away a the plaster block included in this interactive kit.

    It gives children the chance to develop their hand-eye coordination skills and dexterity in a fun and safe way with no threat of being thrown overboard.
    Ages 8 plus
    Contents: 1 plaster block containing pirate and treasures, 1 x hammer, 1 x dowel, 1 x brush, instructions
    • £2.00
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