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SATQ 10 years +10 years +
This collection of books will help your children prepare for the Key Stage 2 National Curriculum SATS tests.
- RRP £24.95
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- Just £1.80 per book
Falling in line with new testing requirements, these books have been specially designed to boost confidence and understanding of what children should expect when it comes to taking the tests. They contain regular progress tests to ensure children are absorbing the information.
The practice questions offer realistic test preparation and the questions have been arranged by topic to help children with their revision plans. These books cover everything a child could be tested on.
SPCR 8 years +8 years +
We're celebrating 50 years since mankind first set foot on the moon in 2019 and this interactive book gives children the chance to experience the history of space exploration in style.
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Just download the app on a smartphone and then explore augmented reality visuals of the Apollo 11 lunar module, the ISS Space Station and the Curiosity Mars rover in close-up 3D. There are also videos of key moments from history and real-life footage from the NASA archives to relive again and again e.g. Neil Armstrong's 'one small step'.
This is a rich and immersive book that covers the story of space exploration from the 1940s all the way through to the modern day and beyond. Learn when satellites were first sent into orbit; all about the Space Race; and about what comes next - including public space travel and missions to Mars!
NGRM 7 years +7 years +
Find adventure, have fun outdoors and be a rock detective with this ultimate explorer guide from National Geographic Kids!
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Packed with facts and photos, this fun guide is perfect for getting children outside to discover the amazing world underneath their feet.
It contains the most common rocks and minerals in Great Britain and Ireland and is a great size for taking in backpacks on day trips or camping holidays.
AIVNM 8 years +8 years +
This bright, friendly book has lots of English practice at exactly the right level for 8-9 year olds. The colourful pages start with guidance on the topic, then have loads of writing tasks, fun exercises and brain-teasing activities. There's also a pull-out answers section with helpful tips if your child is struggling with the topic.
WRDS 7 years +7 years +
Children will have hours of fun completing the wordsearches in these eye-catching books.
- RRP £49.90
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- Just £1.00 per book
Each book has 190 hidden words to find and the wordsearches are based around fun, popular and engaging themes including princesses, animals, dinosaurs and things that go.
These are brilliant books for keeping children entertained while on the move or out (e.g at a restaurant) and also perfect for sharing out in party bags!
MSTP 7 years +7 years +
Children can use the core STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) concepts to build an incredible Minecraft theme park by following the hints, tips and advice in this essential and unofficial book.
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This book covers how the STEM concepts can be applied in both the real and virtual Minecraft world. It takes you through the process of designing and constructing a Minecraft theme park - all the way from calculating when building rides to understanding the different properties of materials and how friction and gravity affect the speed of a roller coaster.
By the end of the book, your aspiring architect will have made a marvellous theme park complete with rides, attractions, ticket booths and lighting.
APPCD 9 years +9 years +
A treasure trove of advice from financial expert and TV presenter, Alvin Hall, All About Money answers the tough questions kids have about money. Money might make the world go around, but only if you know how to use it, and who better to teach your child all about finance than TV presenter and financial expert Alvin Hall. They'll enter the world of business and economics, learning about how money works, from its history to how it grows. Your child will understand the money in their pocket, the cost of living and much more with All About Money. An indispensable investment to get your child to understand money and finances - read it together and watch their money grow.
- RRP £8.99
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CJQ2 8 years +8 years +
New edition of this family dictionary to boost spelling and improve vocabulary. With over 50,000 words (including school subject vocabulary), puzzles and artwork and photographs to support entries, child-friendly and relevant examples and help with pronunciation for tricky words - it is the perfect homework help.
NSBT 9 years +9 years +
Are you ready for a journey of discovery, friendship and adventure? This enchanting collection brings together E. Nesbit's original Five Children and It trilogy - complete with refreshed and contemporary artwork by Ella Okstad.
- RRP £22.97
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- Just £2.00 per book
Author E. Nesbit is one of the most influential authors of all time, with her works inspiring everyone from Jacqueline Wilson to J.K. Rowling and Neil Gaiman - and Five Children and It is a timeless tale that has entertained generations.
A classic adventure story, it follows five friends as they discover 'It': a grumpy creature known as the Psammead. This sand fairy has the power to grant the children one wish a day - but they'll have to be careful what they wish for...
The Phoenix and the Carpet and The Story of the Amulet continue the story of Anthea, Robert, Cyril, Jane and their baby brother as things get even more magical...
KQU2 8 years +8 years +
Useful as a reference book for homework help but also fun to dip in and out of for picking up key dates and information, History of Britain - Kings and Queens is packed with timelines, photographs, facts and family trees and makes an attractive addition to any child's bookshelf.
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This book covers British kings and queens from Anglo-Saxon times to the present day, with glimpses of their personalities, hobbies, ruling styles and key events in their lifetimes. Ideal for readers aged 9 and over.
AAZWX 8 years +8 years +
The perfect companion to "Kids Chords and My First Recorder Music", this is the ideal guide for those who may enjoy playing instruments, but have not yet mastered how to read music from the page. It is ideal for any age, but ideal for children between 8 and 10 years old. 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 and a practical ringbound format.
- RRP £9.99
AIVPE 10 years +10 years +
This bright, friendly book has lots of English practice at exactly the right level for 10-11 year olds. The colourful pages start with guidance on the topic, then have loads of writing tasks, fun exercises and brain-teasing activities. There's also a pull-out answers section with helpful tips if your child is struggling with the topic.
CJP2 8 years +8 years +
Over 45,000 synonyms, with age-appropriate examples and opposites, make this an ideal thesaurus to help children aged 8+ with homework. It features Overused Word panels that suggest alternatives to words like 'nice' and 'good'; Word Webs - ideal for project work - providing related words - for example 'bird' includes types of birds, parts of a bird's body, sounds made by birds and the words for groups of birds along with some illustrations of birds; Writing Tips that offer advice and even more vocabulary for writing, e.g. about how birds move - do they circle, flutter or perch? - or how to describe their feathers. Compiled using the Oxford Children's Corpus, the Oxford Children's Thesaurus delivers support and help where it is needed.
MLRY 9 years +9 years +
Join Darrell Rivers and her friends as they work hard and play harder while studying at Malory Towers boarding school. This exclusive-to-Book People collection brings together all 12 books in the classic series, which was written by Enid Blyton (the first six books) and continued by Pamela Cox.
- RRP £83.88
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- Just £1.42 per book
Darrell starts studying at the prestigious boarding school by the sea and it's not long before she's forming close friendships and working and playing hard. These charming novels follow Darrell from her first term all the way to her last term.
With beautifully traditional (and specially commissioned for Book People!) cover artwork and a superb slipcase, this exclusive collection follows Darrell as she makes new friends and enemies, gets up to all kinds of mischief and prepares for a Christmas concert.
Book People and Enid Blyton - A Lifetime of Adventure
ABPYW 7 years +7 years +
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.
- RRP £14.99
CJO2 8 years +8 years +
Over 30,000 words, with clear and accessible meanings and age-appropriate example sentences, make this an ideal dictionary for helping children aged 8+ with homework. Each letter opens with a fun word fact and there are colour illustrations throughout. For example, did you know that 'almost' is one of the longest words with all the letters in alphabetical order? Compiled using the Oxford Children's Corpus, this new edition of the Oxford Children's Dictionary delivers support and help where it is needed. New to this edition is a supplement that gives top things to know about spelling, as well as about punctuation marks and how grammar can help make writing easy and effective.
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!
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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.
CJR2 8 years +8 years +
An easy-to-use family thesaurus to boost wordpower and spark creative writing with new vocabulary-building activities, over 40,000 synonyms and examples to help you pick the best words. Packed with high-quality photos, word webs on key topics to help with project work, overused word panels and writing tips - it is the perfect homework help.
- RRP £13.99
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UNWO 9 years +9 years +
The Unworry Book is a practical activity book designed to calm children's minds and distract them from everyday worries and anxieties.
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Featuring full-colour illustrations throughout, this self-help guide provides young readers with a place to sort through their worries and thoughts, as well as a variety of relaxing activities ranging from colouring and mood grids to doodles and making a note of your most wonderful words.
This book reassures children that it is perfectly normal to have worries - and how they can get them out of their heads by doodling, writing, scribbling and scrunching.
PJA2 9 years +9 years +
A previous winner of the Red House Children's Book Award, Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief was the first book in a thrilling fantasy series that has inspired two hit Hollywood films.
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Taking as its hero, the unlikely character of Percy, a troubled kid who has dyslexia and ADHD, the story rapidly moves from a school outing for mortals from the 21st century to a quest to reach the gates of the Underworld with a satyr and a daughter of Athena.
Fast-paced fantasy and adventure that will appeal to children from 9+.
AGMEE 7 years +7 years +
"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.
- RRP £6.50
DMHD 9 years +9 years +
A favourite with children for over 30 years, Gillian Cross' The Demon Headmaster books will provide your children with hours of terrifying entertainment and give you a nostalgic kick (who wasn't terrified by the '90s BBC adaptation?)...
- RRP £48.93
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Lizzie has just started at a new school and everything is different: Ethan is now incredible at football, her brother is an expert in robotics, and she has started to be good at being really bad. What's brought these changes about? It couldn't be anything to do with that mysterious new headmaster, could it?
CJT2 10 years +10 years +
A one-stop dictionary & thesaurus for upper primary students. The Oxford School Dictionary & Thesaurus combines a comprehensive dictionary at the top of the page with a companion thesaurus at the bottom, for the upper primary student moving into secondary school. The dictionary contains clear simple definitions, up-to-date example sentences, and support on spelling, grammar and punctuation. The thesaurus provides thousands of up-to-date synonyms, arranged by the meaning that is closest to that of the headword, instead of alphabetically, to enable users to select the most accurate alternative. Having the dictionary and thesaurus entry on the same page makes it a very easy-to-use one-volume reference tool. It is powered by the Oxford Children's Corpus, a unique electronic database of millions of words of writing for children. Plus, for downloadable word games, puzzles, and activities, go online to the www.oxforddictionaries.com/schools website.
- RRP £10.99
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