9 years +
APWJM 7 years +7 years +
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.
- RRP £6.99
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ADWFG 9 years +9 years +
The second original, touching, twisted, and most of all hilarious novel and audiobook for children performed by David Walliams and Matt Lucas. This wonderful story is told by two of Britains best loved comedians and the characters from David's book spring to life with fantastic voices and characters galore that will make you laugh out loud. READ BY DAVID WALLIAMS and MATT LUCAS "Mr Stink stank. He also stunk. And if it was correct English to say he stinked, then he stinked as well!" Chloe sees Mr Stink every day, but she's never spoken to him. Which isn't surprising, because he's a tramp, and he stinks. But there's more to Mr Stink than meets the eye (or nose) and before she knows it, Chloe has an unusual new friend hiding in her garden shed. As Chloe struggles to keep Mr Stink a secret, and her dad tries to hide a secret of his own, the stage is set for an epic family confrontation. But there's one other person with a an extraordinary secret -- Mr Stink himself!
- RRP £10.00
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BYZ2 9 years +9 years +
Boy, Roald Dahl's bestselling autobiography, is full of hilarious anecdotes about his childhood and school days - and is, of course, illustrated by Quentin Blake.
- RRP £6.99
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As a boy, all sorts of unusual things happened to Roald Dahl. There was the time he and four school friends got their revenge on beastly Mrs Prachett in her sweet shop. There are stories of holidays in fishing boats, African adventures and the days of tasting chocolate for Cadbury's.
You'll hear tales of horrible school bullies and the motor-car accident when Roald's nose was nearly sliced clean off... Roald Dahl vividly shares his memories; some are funny. Some are painful. Some are unpleasant. All are true
AGQ2 8 years +8 years +
From Homer and Plato to Alexander the Great, the leaders and thinkers of ancient Greece had a huge impact on the world and are still influential today. This book looks at the beginnings of democracy and scientific discoveries that took place during this time.
- RRP £11.99
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SFOR 9 years +9 years +
Written by TV presenter Holly Willoughby and her sister Kelly, the School for Stars books are positively feel-good and packed with dance, drama and friendship.
- RRP £41.93
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- Just £1.43 per book
As the twins Maria and Molly Fitzfoster meet Pippa Burrows on their first day at L'Etoile (also known as the School for Stars), they form an incredible bond that they hope will last through every year on their journey to fame. But the jealous Lucifette Marciano is around and she will do anything to shatter their dreams...
Compared favourably to Malory Towers, these books also feature some exciting Famous Five-style mysteries and celebrate the joys of friendship and following your dreams.
This collection contains books 1-7 in the School for Stars series.
JBJN 9 years +9 years +
Inspired by Disney's live-action take on Rudyard Kipling's classic set of short stories, The Jungle Book: The Strength of the Wolf is the Pack is a junior novelisation that captures all the action and adventure from the big screen hit.
- RRP £7.99
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Following man-cub Mowgli as he is raised in a jungle by a pack of wolves and the likes of Bagheera the panther and Baloo the bear, the story finds him facing up for a battle against Shere Khan - a tiger who has vowed to remove him from his home.
A timeless classic that has entertained generations (both in print and on screen with Disney's 1967 animation), this is a brilliant book for children who have enjoyed the adaptation starring the vocal talents of Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba and Bill Murray.
AZEDU 9 years +9 years +
New, repackaged audio editions of the classic and internationally bestselling, multi-award-winning series, read by Stephen Fry containing 7 CDs with a total running time of 8 hours and 25 minutes. With irresistible new jackets by Jonny Duddle to bring Harry Potter to the next generation of readers. Harry Potter has never even heard of Hogwarts when the letters start dropping on the doormat at number four, Privet Drive. Addressed in green ink on yellowish parchment with a purple seal, they are swiftly confiscated by his grisly aunt and uncle. Then, on Harry's eleventh birthday, a great beetle-eyed giant of a man called Rubeus Hagrid bursts in with some astonishing news: Harry Potter is a wizard, and he has a place at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. An incredible adventure is about to begin!
- RRP £28.00
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ACZHT 7 years +7 years +
1: Elizabeth Allen is spoilt and selfish. When's she's sent away to boarding school she makes up her mind to be the naughtiest pupil there's ever been! But Elizabeth soon finds out that being bad isn't as simple as it seems ...2: The naughtiest girl in the school is back! And this term she's trying to be good. But someone wants to spoil things for her. And they're not going to let her forget how she got her nickname!
- RRP £7.99
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AZEKF 9 years +9 years +
New, repackaged audio editions of the classic and internationally bestselling, multi-award-winning series, read by Stephen Fry containing 17 CDs with a total running time of 20 hours and 45 minutes. With irresistible new jackets by Jonny Duddle to bring Harry Potter to the next generation of readers. When Dumbledore arrives at Privet Drive one summer night to collect Harry Potter, his wand hand is blackened and shrivelled, but he does not reveal why. Secrets and suspicion are spreading through the wizarding world, and Hogwarts itself is not safe. Harry is convinced that Malfoy bears the Dark Mark: there is a Death Eater amongst them. Harry will need powerful magic and true friends as he explores Voldemort's darkest secrets, and Dumbledore prepares him to face his destiny.
- RRP £67.00
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DWTJ 9 years +9 years +
Dear time-traveller, this is no ordinary book. This book will allow you to destroy monsters, design gadgets and use your imagination to create new worlds. The perfect gift for a young Time Lord aged 9+ you know, the Doctor Who: Time Traveller's Journal, will keep them entertained for hours and hours...
- RRP £9.99
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With images to complete, pages to fill with notes and favourite things about the show, space to create gadget designs and much, much more, the book encourages young fans of the best-loved show to use their imagination and celebrate everything they love about the Doctor, his companions and his many foes.
With the new series of Doctor Who coming in September, this is the ideal book to whet young fans' appetites.
Make learning Spanish fun for kids through music. All little kids adore music, so why not tap into this natural affinity to get young kids hooked on foreign language learning? That's precisely what the unique "Let's Sing and Learn in Spanish" does. With a songbook of twenty original melodies, "Let's Sing and Learn in Spanish" (CD edition) teaches basic Spanish vocabulary and expressions in a fresh, exciting way. Instead of trying to memorize greetings, numbers, colors, and days and months, your child will enjoy the fun of putting them to music. While singing "Los meses del ano (The months of the year)," not only will your child be actively engaged, but the lessons learned will stay with her much longer as she associates the new words with easy-to-remember rhythms and beats. Pop in the twenty-five-minute CD and listen as your child sings along in Spanish with other kids on the recording, belting out these delightful tunes and learning about everyday subjects at the same time.Songbook of twenty original tunes will have your child, aged three to six, singing in Spanish in no time. It features English translation of lyrics to build your child's Spanish vocabulary. Simple chords and musical notation allow you accompany your child on guitar or piano. It includes kid singers on the CD model proper Spanish pronunciation and intonation. CD format allows for easy song location and quick replay. Whether you're an educator, parent, babysitter, or caregiver, you'll be amazed at how quickly kids, even the shiest in the bunch, catch on to Spanish when music is the medium!
- RRP £12.24
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AZEKE 9 years +9 years +
New, repackaged audio editions of the classic and internationally bestselling, multi-award-winning series, read by Stephen Fry containing 24 CDs with a total running time of 29 hours and 5 minutes. With new jackets by Jonny Duddle to bring Harry Potter to the next generation of readers. Dark times have come to Hogwarts. After the Dementors' attack on his cousin Dudley, Harry Potter knows that Voldemort will stop at nothing to find him. There are many who deny the Dark Lord's return, but Harry is not alone: a secret order gathers at Grimmauld Place to fight against the Dark forces. Harry must allow Professor Snape to teach him how to protect himself from Voldemort's savage assaults on his mind. But they are growing stronger by the day and Harry is running out of time.
- RRP £92.00
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AMSSF 9 years +9 years +
Samuel West reads ten of Rudyard Kipling's famous tales, as broadcast on BBC Radio 4. How the Whale Got His Throat, How the Leopard Got His Spots, The Beginning of the Armadillos, How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin, The Cat That Walked By Himself, How the Camel Got His Hump, The Crab That Played With The Sea, The Sing-Song of Old Man Kangaroo, and, The Butterfly That Stamped The Elephant's Child. First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 as part of Just So Science, these charming tales are sure to delight listeners of all ages.
- RRP £13.25
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WKJK 9 years +9 years +
Containing books 1-11 in Jeff Kinney's bestselling (10 million and counting!) series all the way up to Double Down, plus a Do-it-Yourself activity book, this is a collection that belongs on every young reader's bookshelf. Zoo-wee-mama!
- RRP £83.88
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- Just £1.25 per book
Greg is an average American schoolboy, but he has a habit of getting into embarrassing but hilarious situations. These laugh-out-loud books follow his journal as he makes observations on his days and doodles away.
From classic road trips to tales of hard luck and the terrifying prospect of finding a date for Valentine's Day, these misadventures are sure to have children (and you!) laughing out loud.
This collection contains books 1-11 in Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid series.
PRLL 9 years +9 years +
This series of books gives children an insight into the events that were happening all around the world during different eras in history.
- RRP £53.94
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- Just £1.67 per book
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.
TFHH 9 years +9 years +
These four books provide graphic novel-style accounts of some of the most momentous days in our history- including D-Day during World War II, the attack on Pearl Harbor, the assassination of JFK and The Apollo 11 Moon Landing in 1969.
- RRP £27.96
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- Just £1.25 per book
The eye-catching artwork and captivating true stories are sure to capture the interest of any child interested in history, as well as those who wouldn't normally read books.
Each book has a cast of characters that help offer biographical information on the key players in each event and a timeline that explains what happened when. They also explain the lasting effect each important event made.
FABF 8 years +8 years +
This hilarious Fabulous Four Fish Fingers collection is perfect for fans of Roald Dahl, Andy Stanton and David Walliams.
- RRP £20.97
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- Just £2.00 per book
After meeting a magic elf, the relatable, empathetic heroes and heroines turn into superheroes with (mostly) impressive special powers and, whenever danger is near, they work together to defeat the evil villains behind the mayhem - including Jumper Jack Flash (a man-rabbit-pirate thing) and The Panteater.
In this series, The Fabulous Four Fish Fingers stop a sweet-stealing spree and save the school disco; get mixed up in a spooky mystery on a school trip; and even protect the planet from invaders from the planet Nrrmmff.
Children will love getting to know Gary, Ruby, Bel and Morris - aka superheroes The Chimp (who can swing from rooftops), Kanga-Ruby (magical pocket), Nightgale (a voice that can shatter glass) and Slug Boy (erm...).
LTMA 7 years +7 years +
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.
- RRP £17.97
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- Just £2.00 per book
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.
KNU2 8 years +8 years +
Kunkush is a cat who was separated from his family when they fled Iraq to become refugees in Europe. This is the heart-warming and poignant true story of how they reunited.
- RRP £8.99
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Fully illustrated in stunning style, the narrative will help children understand more about refugees and the obstacles they have to overcome in order to find a better life while Kunkush is a lovable character that is sure to delight cat lovers of all ages.
HTPR 7 years +7 years +
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.
- RRP £7.99
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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!
PLZ2 9 years +9 years +
Katherine Rundell's The Explorer is the winner of the Costa Children's Book Award 2017
- RRP £7.99
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Inspired by her expedition to the Amazon and Eva Ibbotson's magical Journey to the River Sea, Katherine Rundell's The Explorer is a modern classic full of adventure, survival and friendship.
Fred has always dreamt of being an adventurer and is wowed by the sight of the Amazon jungle as he heads over it in a tiny aeroplane. When disaster strikes and the plane crash-lands, he has the chance to explore more than ever before...
As Fred and three other children try to find their way out of the untamed wilderness, they face danger from every angle. But then they notice that someone has been in their situation before...
HPCD 9 years +9 years +
This set contains unabridged audio versions of the first three Harry Potter books - the perfect gift for young witches and wizards. They might not be on the Hogwarts Express but they can still enjoy the magic of these timeless tales.
- RRP £95.00
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Narrated by Stephen Fry, they follow the young wizard Harry as he heads off to Hogwarts and battles with the evil Lord Voldemort. Everyone will be on tenterhooks as they listen to these gripping and timeless stories by J.K. Rowling.
Running time: approx 35 hours
CDs in this collection:
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - Disc 1-7, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - Disc 1-8, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban - Disc 1-10.
WKG2 9 years +9 years +
Greg Heffley and his family return for another laugh-out-loud misadventure in The Getaway - the twelfth book in Jeff Kinney's all-conquering Diary of a Wimpy Kid series.
- RRP £12.99
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It's getting cold and Christmas is coming so the Heffleys decide there's only one thing to do: head off to a tropical island to escape the stress of the season and enjoy some much-needed rest and relaxation.
A few days in paradise is meant to work wonders but, as ever with the Heffleys, things are never that simple. They suffer sun poisoning, stomach trouble, venomous creatures and so much more.
Can anything save their holiday or will the getaway end up being a grand disaster? Complete with the trademark illustrations and plenty of funny situations and observations, this is a must for any Wimpy Kid fan.
KNGM 8 years +8 years +
Learn all about different kinds of measurements with The Know-Nonsense Guide. It's a quirky book packed with fun facts that makes complex topics easy to understand.
- RRP £9.99
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This book combines cute artwork with infographics to teach basic concepts including the differences between the metric system we use in the UK and the measurements used in the United States.
This interactive guide also looks at mass, volume, bits, bytes, feet and yards. They're all accompanied by simple definitions, memorable examples and funny illustrations and the concept of conversion is also covered.