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    Harry Potter Ultimate Sticker Collection

    DK

    Product Code: HPSC
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Magically build up your knowledge of the Wizarding World with this LEGO Harry Potter sticker book.

    It includes over 1,000 stickers of Minifigures, vehicles and locations featured in the books, films and LEGO sets and gives young witches and wizards the chance to jump aboard the LEGO Hogwarts Express, take part in a Quidditch match and battle the evil Lord Voldemort.
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    LEGO Harry Potter: The Magical Guide to the Wizarding World

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    Product Code: HPMW
    Hardback 8 years +
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    This book brings a little LEGO magic into any Harry Potter fan's life!

    It's full of spellbinding photographs and shots of LEGO Harry Potter Minifigures (including Harry, Ron, Hermione and Professor Dumbledore) and sets including the Hogwarts Express, the Great Hall and the awe-inspiring castle.

    Along with fascinating facts, there is also a focus on the fantastic beasts and creatures featured in the popular LEGO sets including Fawkes the phoenix, Hedwig the snowy owl and Aragog the giant spider.
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    The Science of Animals

    DK

    Product Code: TSOA
    Hardback
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    Get closer to the wonders of the animal kingdom...

    From tiny insects to stunning sharks, this book provides a fascinating introduction to wild animals and is packed with dramatic photography celebrating their beauty. Each entry is also accompanied by an explanation of how these animals live, thrive and survive in different environments and habitats.

    Published in association with the Natural History Museum and with a foreword from Chris Packham, this DK book has chapters on different body parts (from the feathers of a parrot to the feeding tentacles of a jellyfish) and explores how we've depicted animals in art over different centuries.
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    Writers: Their Lives and Works

    DK

    Product Code: WTLW
    Hardback
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    Bookworms and literature lovers will delve into this compendium full of over 100 biographies of the world's greatest writers including Jane Austen, William Shakespeare and Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

    Each author, playwright and poet's profile is accompanied by a stunning portrait and a critical evaluation of their key ideas, themes and techniques.

    From the Middle Ages through to contemporary writers, this book offers a captivating insight into the lives, loves and influences of a number of extraordinary writers.
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    The Marvel Book

    DK

    Product Code: TMVB
    Hardback
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    Marvel at the sheer scope of this comic book universe!

    The Marvel Cinematic Universe has changed everything. Now we've all recovered from the emotional roller-coaster that was Endgame, it's time to look at the history of the comic books that inspired these larger-than-life characters.

    The Marvel Book takes you on a thrilling journey through the Marvel Comics Universe, profiling heroes including Spider-Man, Black Panther and Iron Man and villains like Loki and Thanos along the way.

    It features original artwork, illuminating infographics and highly researched essays by Marvel comics connoisseurs that shed light on Stan Lee's incredible creations.
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    LEGO Nexo Knights: The Book of Knights

    DK

    Product Code: TBOK
    Hardback 7 years +
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    Coming with a new and exclusive Merlock Minifigure, this book is packed full of information about the LEGO Nexo Knights.

    Battling scary monsters and going on epic quests, the Nexo Knights are the shining stars of LEGO. Not only are the sets very popular but they also star in an animated series on Cartoon Network. This book features some of the most popular characters and sets available and is full of facts about them.

    Using a smartphone or tablet, children can even scan a shield that features on the pages to access exclusive online content. There is even a fold-out poster included within the pages!
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    Scientists Who Changed History

    DK

    Product Code: SWHO
    Hardback
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    This incredible DK book is packed with clear and informative biographies of 85 scientists whose ideas, actions and achievements changed the world in a variety of ways.

    From Greek mathematicians including Archimedes and Pythagoras through to physicists of the early 20th century such as Marie Curie and Albert Einstein and modern greats like Stephen Hawking and Tim Berners-Lee.
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    Human Body: A Children's Encyclopedia

    DK

    Product Code: CEHB
    Hardback 9 years +
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    Did you know that you will eat around 20 tonnes of food during your lifetime? Or that humans are made up of 100 trillion cells? Do you want to know why hiccups happen?

    This DK children's encyclopedia of the human body covers from heads to toes and explains everything from what makes a balanced diet to which part of the brain makes you appreciate music (although you'll have to read the book to find out!).

    This keepsake hardback is also packed with incredible photographs to pore over and quizzes to complete. It's a comprehensive reference book and study aid that will entertain and intrigue the whole family.
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    History Year by Year

    DK

    Product Code: YBYH
    Hardback 9 years +
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    Enjoy a journey through time - all the way from mammoths and mummies to flying and Facebook!

    Stretching from the prehistoric era through to the present day, this DK hardback offers a visual timeline of the history of the world. It's packed with photographs and original artefacts that give a snapshot of each era and highlights the major events that changed the world.

    As well as the tidbits of what was happening around the world, this book also provides concise and accessible overviews of major events including the rise of the Roman Empire and the fall of Communism. There is also a section called 'Child of the Time', which reveals how children in history lived and honed their skills e.g. the training plans of a Spartan warrior.

    Children will be able to put historic events across the world into context by reading through the timeline and learn about eras including Ancient Greece, Rome, the Industrial Revolution, the American Civil War, the World Wars and the moon landing in 1969.
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    Flora

    DK

    Product Code: FLRA
    Hardback
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    This elegant introduction to botany is packed with beautiful photography and illustrations that explain the mechanics of photosynthesis, the reasons why leaves change colour, how cacti store water and how seeds know when to grow.

    This book also explains how plant roots and leaves communicate with their neighbours and how flowers use colour and scent to interact with - and manipulate - the creatures around them.

    This engaging book celebrates the extraordinary diversity of the plant world and focuses on the trees, flowers and foliage plants that share our planet.
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    Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Life

    DK

    Product Code: DAPL
    Hardback
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    Discover the story of life on Earth...

    From the Big Bang to the age of the dinosaurs and the earliest humans, this comprehensive DK hardback (published in association with the Smithsonian Institution) explores geological time, fossils, evolution and the way life-forms are classified.

    From how forces shaped Earth and steered the course of history to the story of how life began 4 billion years ago, this encyclopedia is packed with stunning visuals and authoritative text.
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    Leaders Who Changed History

    DK

    Product Code: LEAD
    Hardback
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    This fully illustrated DK hardback looks at the leaders who have had a lasting impact on the history of the world - from presidents to prophets and conquerers to CEOs.

    It features accessible biographical profiles of good, evil, successful and tragic figures alongside specially commissioned portraits in eye-catchingly bold artwork styles and also contains photographs and infographics any armchair historian will be happy to pore over.

    Among the leaders and legacies you can learn about are Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan, Elizabeth I, Cleopatra and Emmeline Pankhurst. This immersive book covers their lives, motivations, achievements and innovations.
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  • Baby Touch And Feel: Farm

    DK

    Product Code: BIMQB
    Other Babies
    Teach your baby all about farms with touch and feel textures Stroke, tickle and touch the textures together with your baby and help them discover all about farms. Oink oink! Quack quack! Let their little hands roam and feel how feathery the ducklings are and how soft the piglets feel. They'll learn as you play. Twinkly, bumpy, scaly, silky, sandy, sticky and shiny textures in a chunky package: perfect for encouraging tiny fingers to explore and tiny minds to develop.
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    LEGO: Absolutely Everything You Ever Need to Know

    DK

    Product Code: LGEV
    Hardback 7 years +
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    Did you know that a wooden duck was one of LEGO's first ever toys? How about the fact that the LEGO Group is one of the world's largest 'tyre' manufacturers? The brick-sized bits of trivia featured in this jaw-dropping book will delight any LEGO lover!

    Crammed with fun and fascinating facts, this book looks at the Minifigure tools you can use to make all the places, populations, pieces and themes that form the LEGO world.

    Among other highlights this book showcases are a LEGO Batman Minifigure that has glow-in-the-dark eyes and hints on where you can find the glass slipper in the Disney Castle set.
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    Star Wars: The Force Awakens Incredible Cross Sections

    DK

    Product Code: FAIC
    Hardback 12 years +
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    From the X-wing starfighters to the Millennium Falcon, the Star Wars films have been synonymous with their incredible space vehicles - and The Force Awakens is no exception.

    Showcasing the vehicles from The Force Awakens in unparalleled detail, the cross-section images examine the vehicles' weapons, engines and technology, while the accompanying text explains the history and key features of each one.

    This is a great gift for those who are obsessed with space and Star Wars and dream of flying at light speed.
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  • LEGO Harry Potter Build Your Own Adventure

    DK

    Product Code: BYHZS
    Hardback 8 years +
    Conjure your own magical world with more than 50 ideas to inspire your own LEGO (R) Harry Potter (TM) models. Plus, a Harry Potter minifigure and all the bricks you need to make an exclusive 2-in-1 LEGO Harry Potter model! The perfect gift for a LEGO Harry Potter fan, LEGO Harry Potter Build Your Own Adventure features model ideas and expert build tips to help you recreate classic movie moments from Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. Send Hogwarts letters flying in the Dursley's living room. Explore Diagon Alley with Harry and Hagrid. Cook up a Halloween feast in Hogwarts' Great Hall. Build your own wizard chess board and Devil's Snare plant. Exclusive LEGO Sorting Hat spinner model can be rebuilt as a magical, revolving fireplace. LEGO Harry Potter Build Your Own Adventure also contains Harry Potter and Albus Dumbledore bookmarks and a fun poster. HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are (c) & (TM) Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Publishing Rights (c) JKR. (s19). (c)2019 The LEGO Group.
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    The Amazing Book of LEGO Star Wars

    DK

    Product Code: ABLS
    Hardback 5 years +
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    Young fans of a galaxy far, far away will love building up their knowledge of the LEGO Star Wars universe with this incredible book.

    With short and simple sentences offering facts about the people, places and battles that take place, this book has gatefold pages and features all the famous characters from the long-running saga including Yoda, Darth Vader and Kylo Ren.

    Suitable for children aged 4 and over, it also comes with a huge poster of the LEGO Millennium Falcon.
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    Philosophers: Their Lives and Works

    DK

    Product Code: PTLW
    Hardback
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    Learn about the origins of big ideas with DK's lavish Philosophers: Their Lives and Works.

    From Confucius and Plato to Noam Chomsky and Karl Marx, this book contains 100 illustrated biographies of the world's most influential thinkers.

    These biographies trace the ideas, friendships, loves, and rivalries that inspired their ideas and influenced their work, providing insights into what drove them to question the meaning of life.
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    Astrology

    DK

    Product Code: ASTO
    Hardback
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    This eye-catching, addictive and informative DK tome will help you understand how to cast and read your own birth chart and interpret the zodiac signs, sun, moon and other planets.

    With sample case studies and eye-catching graphics and visuals, this book covers the key principles of astrology and explains how you can use this ancient art to enhance your health, wealth and well-being.

    This accessible book also offers practical advice on using astrology to handle life's key moments including career changes, starting a family and coping with financial difficulties. It covers the history of astrology and will help you discover your planets, houses, zodiac signs and ascendants.
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    How to Play the Recorder

    DK

    Product Code: HTPR
    Hardback 7 years +
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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!
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  • Horses and Ponies Ultimate Sticker Book

    DK

    Product Code: AWVDP
    Paperback
    Learn all about horses and ponies, from mane to tail, in DK's Horses and Ponies Ultimate Sticker Book, with more than 250 reusable stickers. Including facts about fillies and pictures of ponies, Horses and Ponies Ultimate Sticker Book is packed with information on all breeds from horses in stables to wild ponies roaming free. Kids can read all about mucking out and test their knowledge of tack with a fun quiz. Packed with fun facts for kids which support Key Stage 1, Horses and Ponies Ultimate Sticker Book is perfect for children obsessed by the equine. Fact filled and packed with reusable stickers, Horses and Ponies Ultimate Sticker Book is one that children will pick up time and time again.
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  • World War I

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    Product Code: EKB2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    From pre-war Europe to women in wartime, discover fascinating facts about all aspects of World War I. With the 100th Anniversary of the end of the war in 2018, DKfindout! World War I helps kids discover what caused the conflict and what were the most important battles. The DKfindout! series will satisfy any child who is eager to learn - and keep them coming back for more! Discover key World War I facts and hear from veterans firsthand, DKfindout! World War I is packed with key facts, fun quizzes and incredible images of World War I. This book is a must have for budding historians. Silver award winner in the MadeForMums Awards 2017 children's books series category.
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  • Baby Touch and Feel Baby Dinosaur

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    Product Code: BPPCO
    Other Babies
    With touch and feel patches and sparkly areas to explore, this baby dinosaur board book encourages early learning, and is just right for sharing with your little one. Inside, on 12 sturdy pages, you meet engaging baby dinosaurs hatching, hiding, playing, and sleeping, from long-necked Diplodocus with leathery skin, to baby T. rex with twinkly teeth, and bumpy, plated baby Stegosaurus. The delightful baby dinosaurs are unique, full of character, entertaining, and immediately appealing, and every page of Baby Touch and Feel Baby Dinosaur has tantalizing texture or an eye-catching shiny area to expand a baby's senses. Easy for very young children to follow, there's one main picture per page to focus on that's clear and life-like, which help a young child's identification skills. The short, fun text is great for reading aloud and building language. All the dinosaurs are also labelled, with helpful pronunciation guides for their names. This small padded book is perfect for little hands to hold. Babies and toddlers will love turning the tough board pages themselves, which develops their fine motor skills. Part of DK's popular Baby Touch and Feel series, this exciting preschool dinosaur book with its super sparkly jacket makes an ideal baby gift.
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  • DKfindout! Times Tables Poster

    DK

    Product Code: BGIVD
    Other
    Make learning times tables fun and engaging for children with this giant, colourful poster perfect for any bedroom wall or classroom. All the times tables to 12 x 12 are shown with appealing photographs to reinforce children's understanding. DKfindout! Poster Times Tables reminds children of essential multiplication knowledge. The multiplication square provides an alternative way of learning while the times tables lists are a resource to refer back to again and again.This visually spectacular giant poster measuring 602x1008mm or 24x40" will challenge children to develop their knowledge, ask questions, and increase their curiosity in a fun and engaging way. Perfect for little learners in Key Stage 1 and 2.
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