Children's Books

11 years +

  • 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.
  • AKHTO 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £11.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Half Boy. Half God. All Hero. It's not every day you find yourself in combat with a half-lion, half-human. But when you're the son of a Greek God, it happens. And now my friend Annabeth is missing, a Goddess is in chains and only five half-blood heroes can join the quest to defeat the doomsday monster. Oh and guess what. The Oracle has predicted that not all of us will survive...
  • ANOJW 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £5.99
    When it comes to getting the best results, practice really does make perfect! Matched to the requirements of the National Curriculum, this KS2 Maths Revision Guide contains clear and accessible explanations of every topic with lots of practice opportunities throughout. Based on new research that proves repeated practice is more effective than repeated study, this book is guaranteed to help improve performance in tests and assessments. Five spaced practice opportunities: 1. Quick tests to check understanding 2. Practice questions organised into three levels of increasing difficulty. 3. Review questions later in the book 4. Mixed practice questions at the end of the book 5. Free downloadable flash cards for use in the classroom and at home
  • SF72 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £5.99
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    The Puffin Book of Stories for Seven-Year-Olds includes tales from best-loved authors such as Philippa Pearce, Rudyard Kipling and Francesca Simon.

    From fables and myths to contemporary tales, these stories are lovely to read aloud as well as ideal for encouraging young independent readers to get stuck into to a book.
  • AHBBI 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £8.79
    • RRP £10.99
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    With a clear, colour layout and quirky bird character to make it fun to use, the book is in two parts. The first part is a reference section of simple rules, tips, and examples to improve literacy skills for the test at the end of primary school. This divides into three sections - Grammar, Punctuation, and Spelling. The second part is an easy-to-use alphabetical word list of common tricky words, with inflections, but no meanings. This list highlights, using analysis from the Oxford Children's Corpus, words that are most frequently misspelt by this age group, to target and rectify these common mistakes. There are helpful tips to guide the user around the alphabetical list to the word they are looking for, and notes at key words to aid correct spellings. It will be a valuable resource for preparation for the new KS2 Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling Test coming in May 2013. Online spelling lists, punctuation, and grammar activities will be provided for easy practice at home or as part of lesson starters or as homework.
  • ABGNN 10 years +
    10 years +
    • £7.69
    • RRP £7.99
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    Blake, Mortimer and Nasir are en route to Antarctica, hoping to locate Olrik and his Indian and KGB allies and to stop his attack on the Brussels Universal Exposition. Little do they know that their old adversary isn't the one in charge this time. In the frozen wasteland of the sixth continent, Mortimer will be reunited with an old acquaintance and solve the enigma of his younger days-at a terrible price.
  • New Dork Diaries Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9781471168642 - Rachel Renee Russell
    DKDI 9 years +
    9 years +
    (5)
    • £13.99
    • RRP £83.88
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    • Just £1.17 per book
    Meet Nikki Maxwell and prepare to read some truly a-dork-able stories with this 12-book collection of Dork Diaries stories by Rachel Renee Russell.

    Written in a fun-filled diary format, these books offer an insight into the life of the tween dork, Nikki. When she moves to a new school she decides it's the perfect time to leave her old lame ways behind - but things are never that simple.

    With fun sketches and doodles, the diary entries find Nikki opening up her heart as she battles with her arch-nemesis Mackenzie over her dreams of becoming a pop star and tackles the subject of love with hilariously dorky consequences.

    These books will be enjoyed by any child aged 9 or over who enjoys (or endures!) the sparklier side of tween life.
    Format: paperback
  • NSD2 11 years +
    11 years +
    (2)
    • £6.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Alex Rider is making a comeback - and things are more explosive than ever before in Anthony Horowitz's latest book in the hugely popular series

    Alex is still trying to piece his life back together after the traumatic events of his last mission. But even he can't fight the past - especially when it holds a deadly secret.
  • BKD2 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    Cressida Cowell's How to Train Your Dragon books can be read in any order, but we're sure that each new book will be pounced on by fans as soon as they appear. How to Break a Dragon's Heart is the eighth book in the series and packed with some grim and ghastly characters. Cliff-hangers abound as Hiccup tackles the Impossible Task, tries to save his friend Fishlegs from a terrible fate and uncovers some shocking truth about his past.

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
  • ABQZX 10 years +
    10 years +
    • £9.89
    • RRP £9.99
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    This guide to 11+ success will help you to assess your current Maths skills, and target those that you need to practise and build, so that you can sit your 11+ selection tests with confidence. * Covers all the skills and key question types that could appear on the commonly used 11+ Maths selection test papers. * Suitable for the multiple-choice or standard test paper. * Accurately reflects the level of difficulty of the actual tests. * Includes number skills, algebra, geometry, statistics and many other essential skills. * All answers are clearly explained so you can see where you've gone wrong.
  • MZA2 11 years +
    11 years +
    (1)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    Adapted into a film starring Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson, The Book Thief is a moving and breathtaking novel that young readers and adults will devour. This 10th anniversary edition contains exclusive material from the author, Markus Zusak.

    Set in 1939 Nazi Germany, the country holds its breath, waiting on the brink of war. Young Liesel's life is changed forever as she stands by her brother's grave and picks up The Gravedigger's Handbook from the snow, committing her first act of book thievery and changing her life forever...

    So follows her love affair with books in an increasingly dangerous time. When her foster family hide a Jewish boy in their basement her world is both opened up and shut down, but the power of words and the ability for books to feed the soul is explored and enjoyed by both youngsters.

    Superbly crafted and incredibly moving, children aged 11 and over simply must read this award-winning tale which has proved to be one of the most enduring and respected of recent times.
  • HCD2 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £5.99
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    Hiccup is determined to save his friend, Fishlegs, in this fourth volume of Cressida Cowell's How To Train Your Dragon series. But Fishlegs is suffering from the deadly Vorpentitis disease and the cure is very obscure. Can Hiccup succeed and survive an encounter with Norbert the Nut Job in the process? You'll have to read How To Cheat A Dragon's Curse to find out!

    Collector cards are included at the back of the book to add some extra fire-breathing fun.
  • ADDPA 10 years +
    10 years +
    • £5.89
    • RRP £6.50
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    These new books offer key stage 2 assessment testing for each level, and include advice from teachers on how best to use the tests in order to move up to the next level. With a simple layout in black and white, these tests are designed to mimic the real tests, encouraging children to gain confidence through the assessment process. Featuring more tests than the leading brand, these provide comprehensive and in-depth test practice at Maths Levels 3-5 (ages 10-11) while covering all required curriculum content. Test advice from experienced teachers is also included. Pull-out answers are included.
  • DJK2 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    Stevenson's classic story of split personalities lurking beneath the prim and proper morals of Victorian society. Now available in an accessible format for all readers.
  • AXJLO 10 years +
    10 years +
    (1)
    • £10.39
    • RRP £12.99
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    A major new edition of the trusted, bestselling, comprehensive Oxford School Dictionary with new curriculum support. This fantastic new edition will boost your children's vocabulary with new words and meanings from across the curriculum. A helpful new spelling, grammar and punctuation section is included to enhance language skills and bring the dictionary right up to date. What makes it the best? It is uniquely powered by the Oxford Children's Corpus, the largest bank of children's language in English, so you can be confident that all entries are clearly written in child-friendly language that children actually understand. Each example is perfectly age-appropriate, making it easy and enjoyable for every child to use. New for this edition is a robust supplement on spelling, grammar and punctuation, giving targeted help with the tricky bits, making this dictionary the perfect tool to support children in their journey to become good readers and writers. As usual, it has been extensively trialled with schools, so you can be sure it is still the best dictionary for your children, in a durable hardback format. Further help with writing skills is available in the updated new edition of the companion Oxford School Thesaurus. Looking for great word activities to match this dictionary? Find fun downloadable activities, puzzles, and word games at www.oxforddictionaries.com/schools
  • WGN2 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £5.99
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    Big trouble is brewing in Cressida Cowell's fifth How to Train Your Dragon book, How to Twist a Dragon's Tale.

    In fact, the fury of the Exterminator dragon has been simmering, stewing and boiling dangerously until it is now smoking hot.

    Understated hero, Hiccup, tackles more hilarious challenges with mad-cap adventures and nail-biting escapes.

    Young fans will love this book - and the incredible collector's cards add even more enjoyment!
  • APVET 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £6.39
    • RRP £7.99
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    This new RSPB book is a practical, exciting and comprehensive introduction to nature watching for children. With full-colour photographs and illustrations throughout, it discusses general practicalities - where to go and when, what equipment to take with you, tips on attracting wildlife to your garden, how to take field notes and much more. In addition, it includes a guide to many common species of British birds, animals and plants, using clear illustrations and describing key identification points, such as behaviour, voice and habitat. It's the must-have guide for all young nature enthusiasts!
  • ADDOY 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £6.39
    • RRP £6.50
    • Save £0.11
    These new books offer key stage 2 assessment testing for each level, and include advice from teachers on how best to use the tests in order to move up to the next level. With a simple layout in black and white, these tests are designed to mimic the real tests, encouraging children to gain confidence through the assessment process. Featuring more tests than the leading brand, these provide comprehensive and in-depth test practice at Maths levels 3-4 (ages 8-9) while covering all required curriculum content. Test advice from experienced teachers is also included. Pull-out answers are included.
  • AQBQI 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £8.99
    These books will help you think about and look around your local area. Find out what your surroundings can tell you about how people live and work, where they shop and go to school and how they travel and spend their leisure time. Discover the clues that will tell you how people lived in the past. Think about the changes that could benefit your local area, whether it's your home, school or further afield.
  • AVG2 10 years +
    10 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    Johnny Maxwell is just an ordinary boy - not smart, popular or rich. But he does love video games. And as his parents argue themselves out of a marriage, Johnny plays at becoming humanity's' last hope, shooting invading aliens out of a pixelated sky. Then comes a message from the last remaining alien spaceship: We Wish to Talk. And suddenly Johnny is thrust into the very real world of the video game, and comes face to face with an alien race that needs his help. Only Johnny can save them. And this isn't a game any more . . . The first book in the Johnny Maxwell trilogy.
  • AAEEW 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £7.19
    • RRP £7.99
    • Save £0.80
    The Oxford Paperback Dictionary & Thesaurus is a great value-for-money product. It is the ultimate one-stop reference, containing both a dictionary and a thesaurus in one handy reference volume. The dictionary and thesaurus texts have an integrated design which has been tried and tested with users to speed up browsing and look-up. The dictionary has excellent coverage of everyday English, containing over 90,000 words, phrases and definitions and incorporating the newest words and phrases from Oxford's language research programmes. The thesaurus provides over 100,000 synonyms and antonyms. This handy dictionary and thesaurus is ideal for anyone who needs an affordable and portable, all-in-one reference work.
  • EGN2 11 years +
    11 years +
    (2)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    Overnight, the simple life of young farm boy, Eragon, is changed forever. After finding what appears to be a polished stone in the forest, a dragon is born and he is thrust into a perilous new world of destiny, magic and power.

    With only a sword and the advice of an old storyteller to guide him, Eragon and the dragon must navigate dangerous terrain and battle the dark enemies of an Empire ruled by a evil king. Can Eragon become the next legendary Dragon Rider? The fate of the Empire may rest in his hands...

    A tale of affection, adventure and ancient magic, Christopher Paolini's Eragon is a compelling and action-filled story brilliantly suited for readers aged 11 and up.
  • KGE2 7 years +
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    How To Speak Dragonese is the third book in Cressida Cowell's bestselling adventure series, How to Train Your Dragon. Our freckled young hero and his pet hunting dragon, Toothless, face another perilous and terrifying challenge involving Bog-Burglars, Sharkworms, some unscrupulous Romans and Alvin the Treacherous. Many wild and gory exploits ensue. Hiccup fans won't be disappointed.

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
  • ISF2 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    The sequel to Holly Smale's bestselling Geek Girl, Model Misfit finds Harriet Manners still a fish out of water in the modelling industry, but with her stepmother pregnant and not knowing where she'll fit in once the baby comes along, she has the perfect opportunity to get away from everything by taking a modelling trip in Japan.

    But how will Harriet cope with not only the craziness and cultural differences of Japan, but also her competitive model flatmates, her grandmother's 'chaperoning' and the fact she sees Nick wherever she goes?

    A feel-good book from talented author Holly Smale for those aged 11 and over.