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11 years +: Children's Education

  • Parallel History - 6 Books - Collection - 9781445164304
    PRLL 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £53.94
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    • Just £1.67 per book
    This series of books gives children an insight into the events that were happening all around the world during different eras in history.

    All the way from the ancient world to the modern day, via Medieval times and the 19th century, these beautifully illustrated books are packed with facts and will inspire children to embark on a chronological journey.

    Perfect for dipping in and out of, the timelines in these books look at the major developments in civilisations all across the world that happened at the same time.
  • Help With Homework 9+ Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781788102322
    HHNN 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £11.97
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    • Just £1.33 per book
    This exciting and enticing collection of books brings a whole host of fun into children aged 9 and over's English, maths and science homework. Fully in line with the National Curriculum, it's full of age-appropriate activities that will help children develop core maths and literacy skills.

    This collection includes a book covering all the essential English grammar and language rules; a maths book tackling topics including fractions, decimals, percentages, shapes and angles; and a science book covering topics ranging from forces and human biology to the solar system.
  • GEMM 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.99
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    George Kranky, the star of Roald Dahl's George's Marvellous Medicine, will inspire your young scientists with this interactive activity book. It's packed with hands-on projects that use everyday household objects ? from making slime to building a volcano.

    From marvellously messy experiments including making a putty farm to crazy food and making rainbow rain, these are fun experiments and there is also ample space to write notes and findings towards the end of the book.
    Adult supervision required.
  • ENGI 7 years +
    Steve Martin
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Whether they're interested in racing cars, robotics or space stations, this book will help your budding engineers learn all the skills they need to make incredible things.

    Fun, engaging and packed with amazing illustrations and fascinating facts, this book looks at the engineering science behind mechanics, aerospace, robotics, energy and materials. It comes with stickers, a poster and a press-out model of a plane.

    From designing a robot to learning how to construct a simple car, it includes a range of practical projects that will introduce the skills of real-life engineers and help children pick up all the basics in a fun, hands-on way.
  • Vet Academy - Paperback - 9781782404477
    VETA 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    This awesome activity book covers all the basic skills needed to become a vet. It's perfect for any child who dreams of working with animals.

    Covering the three main types of vet - pet, zoo and farm - this book is full of facts about baby animals and all the things they need to ensure they grow strong and healthy. It even covers the different vaccinations and diets different animals have.

    This book also looks at animal body language, exercise and how they keep happy. The fun activities include observation, speed and accuracy tacks and matching and finding games. This book also includes stickers, a poster and a press-out model.
  • Letts Success KS2 Maths SATs Collection  - 3 Books - Collection - 9780007970117
    LTMA 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £17.97
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    • Just £2.00 per book
    Including a practice workbook, a revision guide and practice test papers, this collection will help children revise and prepare for their Key Stage 2 maths SATs with plenty of success.

    Whether your child learns best by seeing, hearing or doing (or a combination of all three), these revision books cover different approaches that will help them engage and understand more about each topic.
  • Letts Success KS2 English SATs Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780007970124
    LENG 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £17.97
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    • Just £2.00 per book
    Including a practice workbook, a revision guide and practice test papers, this collection will help children revise and prepare for their Key Stage 2 English SATs with plenty of success.

    Whether your child learns best by seeing, hearing or doing (or a combination of all three), these revision books cover different approaches that will help them engage and understand more about each topic.
  • Letts Success Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling SATs Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780007970148
    SGPS 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £17.97
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    • Just £2.00 per book
    Including a practice workbook, a revision guide and practice test papers, this collection will help children revise and prepare for their Key Stage 2 spelling, grammar and punctuation SATs with plenty of success.

    Whether your child learns best by seeing, hearing or doing (or a combination of all three), these revision books cover different approaches that will help them engage and understand more about each topic.
  • 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!
  • MEB2 8 years +
    8 years +
    (6)
    • £3.99
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    What's Happening to Me? (Boys) is a helpful and sensitive guide to growing up and gives straightforward information on the physical changes and emotional upheaval that your young son can expect as he heads towards puberty.

    Tricky topics are demystified and What's Happening to Me? is a reassuring and entertaining read for children aged from 8 and over.
  • KJBB 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £16.99
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    Containing the Old and New Testaments, this compact King James edition of the Holy Bible is a wonderful keepsake. Presented in a black slipcase, it's sure to delight any Christian or anyone interested in the Greatest Story Ever Told.

    A very special edition that will make a wonderful gift, especially for Christenings.
  • ABPYW 7 years +
    John Gardyne
    7 years +
    • £13.39
    • RRP £14.99
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    Sing Musical Theatre: Wouldn't It Be Loverly? features fifteen musical theatre songs in a range of styles, both classic and contemporary with useful background and performance notes, handy singing tips and exercises, and backing track CD. Suitable for Trinity Guildhall Singing and Musical Theatre candidates Grades 1-3 or for anyone looking for a new, practical compilation of the repertoire, carefully selected to be appropriate for the grade.
  • KJBW 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £16.99
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    Containing the Old and New Testaments, this compact King James edition of the Holy Bible is a wonderful keepsake. Presented in a white slipcase and with a silver trim, it's sure to delight any Christian or anyone interested in the Greatest Story Ever Told.

    A very special edition that will make a wonderful gift, especially for Christenings.
  • AGMEE 7 years +
    Fanny Waterman
    7 years +
    • £6.39
    • RRP £6.50
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    "Me and My Piano" is the best-selling tutor series designed especially for younger beginners. Part 1 takes the young pianist step-by-step through the earliest stages of piano technique, first with separate hands, then with a sequence of very easy pieces for hands together. All use a constant five finger hand position in the key of C major. Games and puzzles give theory a new lease of life, and children will love the rhymes and songs introducing characters such as the Ostrich and Sammy Squirrel. Originally published in 1989, this new edition retains all the quality teaching material and engaging colour illustrations of the original, with a fresh new look, improved presentation and complete new music setting.
  • AGQGT 9 years +
    Jake Jackson
    9 years +
    • £9.89
    • RRP £9.99
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    The perfect companion to the other titles in the "Music Made Easy" series ("Play the Guitar", "Play the Piano", "Guitar Chords", "Piano and Keyboard Chords"), this is the ideal guide for those, of any age, who may enjoy playing instruments, but have not yet mastered how to read music from the page. This guide provides the essentials you need to know, explaining pitch, the treble clef, the bass clef, rhythm, accidentals, key signatures and time signatures. You can then practise what you have learnt with the 'Play Along' sections containing simple, well-known examples of music. It comes with helpful diagrams, clear accessible text. Supported online by our "See it * Hear it" chord site. Now you can see the chord, then reach for your phone and hear the chord. Using any free QR code reader app (Android, iPhone, Blackberry, Windows) a web site opens automatically and you can listen to the chord as a strum, an arpeggio (each note played separately) and hear it as a piano chord and arpeggio.
  • AHLUQ 11 years +
    Tim Rutherford-Johnson
    11 years +
    • £11.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Now available in paperback and with over 10,000 entries, the Oxford Dictionary of Music (previously the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music) offers broad coverage of a wide range of musical categories spanning many eras, including composers, librettists, singers, orchestras, important ballets and operas, and musical instruments and their history. Over 250 new entries have been added to this edition to expand coverage of popular music, ethnomusicology, modern and contemporary composers, music analysis, and recording technology. Existing entries have been expanded where necessary to include more coverage of the reception of major works, and to include key new works and categories, such as multimedia. Entry-level web links are listed and regularly updated on a dedicated companion website, expanding the scope of the dictionary. The dictionary now also includes two useful appendices, one listing French, German, and Italian musical terms with their English translations, and an abbreviations list for letters commonly used in musical scores and musical writing. The Oxford Dictionary of Music is the most up-to-date and accessible dictionary of musical terms available and an essential point of reference for music students, teachers, lecturers, professional musicians, as well as music enthusiasts.
  • AHTUK 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £4.89
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    Designed to present the easiest possible approach to piano playing, complete with an amusing family of characters and illustrations to help emphasise the information being taught, John Thompson's Easiest Piano Course (Book Two) builds on the skills children learned in the first book!

    Part two is develops on the note-reading fluency skills learned in the Book One and introduces new notes, giving children the opportunity to play exercises where only one hand is required. The book also contains more writing exercises, sight reading drills, review work and technical studies to take children's piano and music skills to the next level.
  • Basher Revision Science Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9780753439579
    BSHR 11 years +
    11 years +
    (3)
    • £5.99
    • RRP £41.94
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    Praised by parents and with a knack for communicating the most complex and difficult of subjects in a tangible, understandable and even lovable way, the Basher Science books provide would-be scientists with all the information they need to grasp key science topics.

    Covering everything from biology and chemistry to the Periodic Table and the human body, this six-book collection of highly original books features contemporary illustrations and stories that bring the subjects to life and teaches readers with chatty and entertaining text.

    Perfect for children aged 11 and above, these comprehensive books on science will prove to be invaluable when it's time to do homework.
  • AGTXN 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £10.89
    • RRP £10.99
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    With thousands of words from a variety of topics, the new Oxford Children's Spanish-English Visual Dictionary gives students learning, and using, Spanish the best reading and writing support. It contains a range of topics grouped under main headings such as People and Homes, Food and Clothing, School and Work, Sport and Leisure, Art, Music, and Entertainment, Transport, Animals and Plants, Planet Earth and the Environment, and Space. Each topic includes a short introductory text given in both Spanish and English plus over 20 bright, modern illustrations labelled in both Spanish and English. There are over 1500 illustrations throughout. The illustrations feature engaging children characters and the topics are familiar and appropriate to the primary curriculum. Introductions to the language and how to get the most out of the dictionary, along with pages on opposites, numbers, time, and calendar words plus full indexes in both Spanish and English make this Dictionary easy, and fun, to use.
  • AEBDI 9 years +
    Angela Wilkes
    9 years +
    • £6.39
    • RRP £7.99
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    French for Beginners is the perfect introduction to the language for children aged 9 and over. It deals with everyday situations in which children may find themselves while abroad. It clearly explains French grammar and the puzzles provide plenty of practice. Ideal for learning basic foreign language skills, this book will teach children all the essentials.
  • ALUUQ 7 years +
    Paul Harris
    7 years +
    • £3.89
    • RRP £3.99
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    Improve your theory! Grades 1 - 5 are the latest additions to the bestselling 'Improve your - ' series by Paul Harris. This theory workbook takes students through every aspect of music theory covered in the grade 1 ABRSM examination. Firmly rooted in Paul Harris's Simultaneous Learning approach, it will transform how music theory is taught and learnt, improving every aspect of musicianship along the way. Never before has theory been so fun or seemed so natural! - Handy fact files that cover different areas of music theory - Practice questions to help students prepare for examinations - Fun games and quizzes to engage students and offer new and interesting ways to tackle difficult concepts - Questions that connect theory directly with pupils' own pieces - allowing them to discover the links between music in theory and music in practice - Opportunities for composing, improvising, aural and listening activities, all carefully devised to consolidate musical understanding.
  • AMSPN 7 years +
    Brien Masters
    7 years +
    • £13.39
    • RRP £14.99
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    This much-loved book is a collection of over one hundred songs, some well known, some less known, collected over the years by experienced Waldorf teacher Brien Masters. They are graded for different ages from Class 3 (age 8) to Class 8 (age 14) and grouped into festivals and seasons. They include rounds and four-part songs, and musical notation for recorders and other instruments. This is a wonderful resource for Steiner-Waldorf class teachers, and any teacher or parent looking to introduce music to their classroom or home.
  • AFTZP 7 years +
    John Pitts
    7 years +
    • £9.89
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    The famous recorder course for 7 - 11 year olds noJohn Pitt's classic three-part introduction to the recorder, now in one handy volume!w in full colour. Your child doesn't need to be able to read music or play a note! Just follow the simple instructions. Holding the recorder Beginning to play Developing skills and techniques Designed for solo playing or with live accompaniment on piano, guitar or using separately available CDs. Recorder from the Beginning: a great introduction to music
  • AGTXO 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £8.69
    • RRP £10.99
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    With thousands of words from a variety of topics, the new Oxford Children's French-English Visual Dictionary gives students learning, and using, French the best reading and writing support. It contains a range of topics grouped under main headings such as People and Homes, Food and Clothing, School and Work, Sport and Leisure, Art, Music, and Entertainment, Transport, Animals and Plants, Planet Earth and the Environment, and Space. Each topic includes a short introductory text given in both French and English plus over 20 bright, modern illustrations labelled in both French and English. There are over 1500 illustrations throughout. The illustrations feature engaging children characters and the topics are familiar and appropriate to the primary curriculum. Introductions to the language and how to get the most out of the dictionary, along with pages on opposites, numbers, time, and calendar words plus full indexes in both French and English make this Dictionary easy, and fun, to use.