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Usborne’s Understanding Your Brain – Internet linked by Rebecca Treays (Paperback)
Explains the anatomy of the brain, how the brain works, and the numerous functions the brain performs.
The Usborne Introduction to Genes & DNA – Internet linked by Anna Claybourne (Paperback)
This fascinating introduction explores every aspect of a vital subject. It takes you deep inside a cell to see where genes are found and goes behind the headlines to explain cloning, gene therapy, the human genome, DNA testing, GM foods, genetic engineering and much more. Stunning 3D artwork shows exactly how gene science works and clear, friendly text and simple, step-by-step diagrams provide concise, enlightening information, supplemented by recommended websites.
The Usborne Introduction To Genes & DNA: Internet Linked by Anna Claybourne (Paperback)
Explains the role of DNA and genes in reproduction, and discusses heredity, the history of genetics, genetic engineering and cloning, and the ethical issues which they may raise.
The Everything Kids Bible Trivia Book by Kathi Wagner (Paperback)
Kids everywhere are invited to join in on the Bible fun with The Everything Kids’ Bible Trivia Book. Packed full of puzzles, games, and activities, this visually stunning new addition to the Everything Kids’ series will send kids on an adventure back to biblical times, when the Red Sea parted and Jesus was born.
Starting French (Gold Stars) (Paperback)
Condition: One sticker missing.
This Gold Stars workbook has been specially created to help develop basic French skills.
Children can learn everyday French words, as well as some useful phrases.
Starting French includes helpful guidelines for parents, plus a word list with pronunciation guide.
The clearly designed pages and brightly coloured pictures make learning both easy and fun.
The Giant Book of Dinosaurs by Michael Benton (Hardback)
A comprehensive work for budding saurian specialists explores all areas of dinosaur life and possible reasons for their extinction.
Melissa and Doug Art Essentials Complete the Picture Pad (Paperback)
Great for pencils, markers, paints and crayons.
Adventures in Bikini Bottom (SpongeBob SquarePants) Nickelodeon (Paperback)
Everyone’s favourite Sponge is back in this collection funny adventures. Includes 4 stories full of that special underwater humour!
Angry Birds Playground: Animals: An Around-the-World Habitat Adventure (Hardback)
Fly with your favorite Angry Birds characters through the rainforest, over the desert, and into the oceans to help them on their zany search to find their eggs. Kids will be hooked on this wacky mystery as they analyze and observe the diverse habitats of the world while building basic skills through fun and fascinating activities.
Let’s Pretend Christmas by Roger Priddy (Hardback)
Enjoy Christmas creative and imaginative play with this themed set. Each set includes a board book with busy scenes full of objects to see and find, plus 15 chunky puzzle pieces to place in the book pages.
The Cookbook for Boys (Hardcover) Abigail WheatleyThis is a fantastic new no-nonsense, no-frills cookbook written with boys in mind. It contains recipes for complete beginners and budding chefs alike; from making toast and boiling an egg up to roasting a chicken and baking muffins. The recipes include sandwiches, burgers, pasta, curries, apple pies and smoothies and each contains suggestions for alternative ingredients and methods for cooking to encourage innovation and fun in the kitchen. Each recipe is explained in step-by-step instructions and accompanied by clear illustrations.
Activity Bible for Young Minds (Paperback)The Activity Bible for Young Minds teaches children what God’s Word says while engaging them in fun, educational and challenging activities. After each Bible story are word searches, puzzles, and other entertaining and fun activities. Beautiful color illustrations help children visualize the story of God’s love, from Adam and Eve to King David and Jonah, and on to the life, death and resurrection of Jesus. This action-packed book contains more than 100 Bible stories and activities to both teach and entertain including “Dot-to-Dot”, “Count the Animals” and “Color by Numbers”. Children will learn the truths of the Bible and have so much fun while doing so! This edition’s texts and activities especially aimed at children ages 8 and up.
The Ultimate Book of Questions and Answers by Anna Award (Hardback)
Discover an amazing world of knowledge and the answers to hundreds of fascinating questions about the earth, plants and animals, the human body, science and technology, space exploration and the universe. Why do jellyfish sting? Can an aeroplane fly backwards? Why does a jack-rabbit have big ears? This stunning book is packed with over 500 colorful illustrations and includes an extensive glossary and comprehensive index!
Science Experiments (Paperback)
You can make extraordinary things from everyday materials. Ever wanted to make an egg bounce, grow your own stalactite, make home made boogers or create invisible ink? These astounding, amazing, astonishing experiments will show you everything you need to know to stun, stagger, stupefy and startle your friends and family. So become the mad scientist you’ve always wanted to be today. Also available in these new and improved Cool books featuring Greg Singleton’s cheeky illustrations – Jokes, Magic Tricks, Freaky Facts, Riddles & Tongue Twisters, Gross Jokes.
‘Chemical Chaos’ and ‘Blood Bones and Body Bits’ (Horrible Science) by Nick Arnold & Tony de Saulles (Hardcover)
This excellent value two-books-in-one bumper edition of the award-winning Horrible Science series is billed as “Science with the Squishy Bits Left In”. How horribly true!
From tips on how to snatch the perfect body and what to do with it once you’ve snatched it, to the kind of horrible health warnings about exercise and the like that the coach potatoes of the world have been dreaming of, Bloody Bones and Body Bits paints a very clear picture of how the body really works.
In Chemical Chaos, all manner of dodgy discoveries are investigated and chaotic chemists unmasked in an attempt to find out the sometimes dirty truth about science and scientists.
Enormous fun, easy to read and illustrated with rib-tickling cartoons by Tony de Saulles, this Horrible Science twosome proves Nick Arnold¹s talent for combining the communication of illuminating facts with the most fun any would-be scientist will ever have.
The Earth jigsaw puzzle – 500 pieces the world’s most beautiful Jigsaw puzzle
The Earth jigsaw puzzle – 500 pieces the world’s most beautiful Jigsaw puzzle
Why Handel Waggled His Wig by Steven Isserlis (Paperback)
The eagerly awaited follow-up to the best-selling Why Beethoven Threw the Stew.What did Haydn’s wife use for curling-paper for her hair?What did Schubert do with his old spectacles case?Why was Dvorak given a butcher’s apron when he was a little boy?Why did Tchaikovsky spit on a map of Europe?Why did Faure find a plate of spinach on his face?And why did Handel waggle his wig?In Why Beethoven Threw the Stew, renowned cellist Steven Isserlis set out to pass on to children a wonderful gift given to him by his own cello teacher – the chance to people his own world with the great composers by getting to know them as friends.
Magic Tree House Survival Guide by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce (Hardback)
Jack and Annie have survived all kinds of dangers on their adventures in the magic tree house. Find out how you can survive lots of scary situations, including sharks, earthquakes, fires, shipwrecks, and many more! Features a compass embedded in the front cover. With full-color photographs and illustrations, facts about real-life survival stories, and tips from Jack and Annie, this is a must-have for all survivors of the bestselling Magic Tree House series.
Have more fun with Jack and Annie on the Magic Tree House® website at MagicTreeHouse.com.
Minecraft Guide to Enchantments and Potions : An Official Minecraft Book from Mojang (paperback)
In Minecraft, danger lurks around every corner and you’ll need powerful tools and equipment if you want to survive.
The official Minecraft Guide to Enchantments and Potions will teach you how to improve your chances of survival. You’ll learn how to enchant your tools, weapons and armour with the right effect for every dangerous situation, and discover how to brew all manner of potions to improve your performance and to weaken your opponents. And once you’re an enchantments and potions expert, you’ll discover how to build an impressive magic tower where you can put your newfound skills to good use.
With insider info and tips from the experts at Mojang, this is the definitive guide to sorcery in Minecraft.
Perfect for Minecraft fans of all ages.
HEAVEN IS FOR REAL FOR KIDS (Paperback): by Todd and Sonja Burpo
Colton Burpo came back from his trip to heaven with a very important message: Jesus really, really loves children. In an effort to reach even more families with this eternally significant story, this runaway bestseller is now told from Colton―kid to kids! Children will receive the same comfort and assurance that so many adults have received from the trade book.