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ABZJO 7 years +7 years +
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.
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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.
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ANHMW 7 years +7 years +
Mr and Mrs Twit are extremely nasty, so the Muggle-Wump monkeys and the Roly-Poly bird hatch an ingenious plan to give them just the ghastly surprise they deserve! A full colour edition of the hilarious bestselling Roald Dahl story, plus a fantastic audio reading by Richard Ayoade, star of The IT Crowd.
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EBAD 8 years +8 years +
Expertly combining themes of friendship and bravery through characters full of youthful inquisitiveness, the Book People are delighted to bring our customers Enid Blyton's complete Adventure series in this eight-book collection.
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The series follows Philip, Dinah, Lucy-Ann and Jack as they travel the world on their holidays. But their holidays are never what they seem and the characters soon find themselves flying headfirst into a mysterious and exciting adventure.
With stunning new covers provided by the rising star of picture books, Rebecca Cobb, the Enid Blyton Adventure series is a must for children aged 9 and above who are yet to discover the magic of the best-loved Famous Five and Malory Towers author.
Book People and Enid Blyton - A Lifetime of Adventure
APWMY 5 years +5 years +
Many people remember sporting events - whether they were watching them or participating. This book gives young children access to people's memories alongside photographs to help them build up a picture of the past. From sport at school to big sporting events such as the 1966 Football World Cup, young children can explore what has changed and what remains the same. The book is part of the 'Tell me what you remember' series, which explores changes in living memory through photographs and memories.
AKXPA 8 years +8 years +
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.
- RRP £14.99
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AOMUD 8 years +8 years +
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.
- RRP £8.99
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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.
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APNTJ 6 years +6 years +
This is a new edition of this popular guide to England's capital city. It contains a brief history of London from Roman times to today, as well as a guide to its people, places and tourist attractions such as the Natural History Museum, Buckingham Palace, Regent's Park and London Zoo. It is packed with fascinating facts and trivia. It is an ideal guide for use by visitors both young and old or as a resource for projects.
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ALKQR 7 years +7 years +
Ukulele From The Beginning is a great collection of favourite songs specially chosen for primary school-age children starting to learn the instrument! No previous knowledge of music is necessary for pupils... or the teacher! Just master the easy-to-play chord shapes and sing along! Ukulele from the beginning is an ideal introduction to this great little instrument and in no time at all the whole class will be playing and accompanying themselves! They'll soon want to learn more!
DOTT 7 years +7 years +
This collection introduces Dorothy Constance Mae Louise, or Dot as she prefers to be called, as she unravels mysteries with the help of her trusty sidekicks Beans and Top Dog McClusky.
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The four books in this series see Dot and friends saving the school talent show from sabotage; going on a spooky adventure in pursuit of a ghost; solving a mystery at Adventure Camp; and sniffing out a missing puppy in time for the Summer Fair.
Perfect for children beginning to read independently, these stories are witty, intelligent and engaging.
AWTY 7 years +7 years +
Our 10 hilarious poetry anthologies, featuring favourite Macmillan poets, are perfect for getting children excited about reading and writing poems.
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Joys of every kind are packed into this wonderful, funny collection of poetry. Chosen by some of the biggest names in children's poetry this collection will introduce young children to some of the funniest, silliest and most memorable words in verse.
Ideal to dip into, to read from cover to cover or to learn by heart, this collection is perfect for newly confident readers.
LPF2 7 years +7 years +
Frances Hodgson Burnett's A Little Princess is a classic novel that has moved generations to tears.
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Sara Crewe's father has died and this has led to her fortunes at a strict boarding school being reversed. She soon learns just how important the traits of bravery, kindness and friendship can be...
SEQ2 7 years +7 years +
Frances Hodgson Burnett's The Secret Garden is an enchanting story that has delighted generations of readers.
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Mary Lennox has grown up in India surrounded by colour and life but when her parents die, she is sent to her uncle's cold and unwelcoming manor on the Yorkshire moors. But then she discovers a garden full of secrets...
RCI2 7 years +7 years +
E. Nesbit's The Railway Children is a charming and heart-warming tale of three children who are abruptly transported from a comfortable life in London to an impoverished existence in the country when their father has to leave abruptly...
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Where he has gone and why remains a mystery to the children but, in the meantime, their lives are filled with interesting adventures that will captivate young readers.
The Railway Children is one of the best-loved classics of all time and this edition includes a wonderful introduction by Jacqueline Wilson.
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
STMI 7 years +7 years +
This history book teaches children all about ancient civilisations while helping them develop their observational skills at the same time.
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It's bursting with scenes that have mistakes to spot e.g. a Mayan warrior is wearing a watch and a Viking using a compass. The answers are easily highlighted on the next page, so children can learn and use this knowledge in their history lessons. All of these errors provide perfect discussion points, too.
Featuring 10 different ancient civilisations, the Where's Wally?-style approach makes this book perfect for budding history detectives. The eras covered are Ancient Egypt, Viking times, Ancient Rome, the Mughal Empire, Ancient Greece, Medieval Europe, the Empire of the Mayans, Ancient China, the Stone Age and the time of the pirates.
FRMF 7 years +7 years +
One of the Premier League's most successful players of all time, former Chelsea and England legend and current Derby County manager Frank Lampard has turned his attention to writing stories for young children - and their mixture of football and action hits the back of the net!
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The idea of Frankie's Magic Football came to light as Frank was reading bedtime stories to his daughters. He created the character of football-obsessed Frankie and decided that he and his team-mates should dabble in magic so they could play football matches against some unlikely opponents including pirates, cowboys and knights.
This 12-book collection is great for parents to share with readers (even reluctant ones!) as young as 5, especially if both have a keen interest in football - and comes in a cool kit bag!
STMK 8 years +8 years +
STEM - science, technology, engineering and maths - has become a very important concept for children to study and learn from while they're at school. This collection of six books covers each subject (as well as art) and is packed with activities to help children learn in a fun and interactive fashion.
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From how pumps and hinges work to the differences between renewable and non-renewable energy, these books are packed with clear and easy-to-understand facts. There are also practical, hands-on activities to help children learn about the likes of coding and motors.
Suitable for children aged 7 and over, these books are sure to inspire children to learn and discover more about the world around them and perhaps inspire them to come up with their own inventions.
STRH 7 years +7 years +
Fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid and David Walliams will love Andy Griffiths' The 13-Storey Treehouse. Now presented in a cool slipcase, these engaging books are wonderfully wacky, amazingly anarchic and marvellously madcap. In fact, we'd go as far to say you'll be laughing at these tales just as much as the kids!
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Andy and Terry live in the world's greatest treehouse and in the first book (The 13-Storey Treehouse) you will learn about how it houses everything from a giant catapult to a tank of man-eating sharks and, perhaps best all, a machine that fires marshmallows at you when you're hungry.
As the series progresses, this magical treehouse receives a number of 13-storey extensions - and things continue to get crazier! The 29-Storey Treehouse finds it being home to an ice-cream-serving robot called Edward Scooperhands; The 39-Storey Treehouse has a roller coaster providing the thrills; The 52-Storey Treehouse is home to a real-life game of Snakes & Ladders; The 65-Storey Treehouse has a birthday room where it's ALWAYS your birthday; The 78-Storey Treehouse only finds an ALL-BALL sports stadium being added to the development; and the 91-Storey Treehouse contains a human pinball machine.
The short chapters and wild plots make these paperback books instantly appealing and Terry Denton's amazing illustrations just add to the thrills!
This collection includes books 1-7 in Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton's The 13-Storey Treehouse series. Format: paperback
LSWI 7 years +7 years +
This LEGO Star Wars book is full of imaginative ideas for out-of-this-galaxy builds.
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From spaceships that take a few minutes to make to customised pod racers and pencil pots shaped like Sith and Jedi that will take a little longer, there are so many builds to make.
MGBA 7 years +7 years +
Animal lovers will adore this gorgeous gift book. It's full of illustrations of beautiful mammals and each one is accompanied by a number of fascinating facts.
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Among the creatures covered in the double-page spreads are tigers, hippos and bush babies!
SCHM 7 years +7 years +
The School of Music is a place bursting with talent and creative energy and is rather special. It encourages children to get the basics right and then let their imaginations run wild!
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Sergio Trunk is the boss (he prefers The Maestro) and throughout the pages of this fascinating book, he'll lead you through 40 lessons that will teach children aged 7 and over all about classical music, the theory behind it and the sheer joy of making and playing it.
HTLL 7 years +7 years +
Learn how Aztec priests, Samurai warriors and Roman gladiators lived with this fact-filled series of eight books.
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Written in a funny, first-person narrative, these books will delight young historians and children who prefer facts to fiction. These eye-opening books focus on the things from these exciting periods in history that were most weird, exciting, strange or scary. They also do not shy away from the violent nature of these eras - making them extra appealing!
Other jobs and livelihoods children will have so much fun learning about are Caribbean pirates, Egyptian Mummy makers, Medieval knights, Stone Age hunters and Viking warriors.