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Get the perfect book for your little brainbox with a Children's Reference Book. Our range includes everything from encyclopedias to science and history books. Just use the filter below to find the perfect reference book for your little one.

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Does your child appear nervous in social situations Perhaps they worry a lot about what other people will think of them, or are sad and withdrawn Do they seem reluctant to partake in their usual interests and hobbies These could be signs that your child is struggling with low confidence This practical guide combines cognitive behavioural therapy and mindfulness methods with simple activities to help your child to improve their self-confidence. It’s aimed at children aged 7–11 because a lot happens in these years that can impact a child’s emotional well-being, not just now but for years to come Your child will be guided, with the help of Pip – a friendly and supportive character they can identify with – through fun and engaging activities which are interspersed with useful tips, inspirational statements and practical information for parents. Product Information: ISBN: 9781787836075 Author: Poppy O'Neill  Publisher: Vie Format: Paperback Pages: 144 Dimensions: 15.8 x 20.5 x 1.5cm

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Bursting with fascinating facts for impressing friends, parents, grandparents and teachers – perfect for curious children everywhere! Wow your friends! Amaze your teachers! Astonish your family! Find over 120 mind-boggling facts and sensational stats in this fun-packed and hilarious book, perfect for 7+ readers. Whether you love animals or adventure, science or sport, inspiring people or incredible places, you’ll find ALL the weird and wonderful facts you need in the pages of this book. You won’t want to put it down! The perfect beginner’s book for STEAM related topics. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780008492182 • Author: Catherine Brereton • Publisher: Red Shed • Format: Paperback • Pages: 96 • Dimensions:19.8 x 12.9 x 0.8cm    

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This Collins World Wall Map is perfect for children learning the world map, as a decorative wall piece or for aspiring travellers. With a scale of 1:22 000 000 or 1cm to 220km, this up to date World Map shows individual countries, oceans, main roads, railways, cities and towns, as well as lines of latitude and longitude and even the International Date Line. It also includes a useful educational tool and the inclusion of all the national flags. In addition, this world map details key statistics for every country, including information on the area of each country in square miles and kilometres, population size, national currency, capital city and website address. This Collins World Map also has small circular maps, with close-up views of the north and south poles.A great educational tool for at home, in a classroom, in the office or on your bedroom wall.Product Information:• World Map• Wall Poster• Learning essential• Great for all ages• Size: 40” x 54”

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Does your child appear nervous and isolated in social settings? Perhaps they find it difficult to approach other children or make friends? Do they seem to avoid engaging in hobbies and activities? These could all be signs that your child is struggling with shyness. This practical guide combines cognitive behavioural therapy and mindfulness methods with simple activities to help your child overcome shyness. It’s aimed at children aged 7–11 because a lot happens in these years that can impact a child’s confidence, not just now but for years to come. Your child will be guided, with the help of Jem – a friendly and supportive character they can identify with – through fun and engaging activities which are interspersed with useful tips, inspirational statements and practical information for parents. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781787836990 • Author: Poppy O'Neill • Publisher: Vie • Format: Paperback • Pages: 144 • Dimensions: 20.4 x 1.5 x 15.8 cm

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Find over a hundred mind-boggling facts and sensational stats in this fun-packed and hilarious book, perfect for 8+ readers. Whether you love animals or adventure, science or sport, inspiring people or incredible places, you’ll find ALL the weird and wonderful facts you’ll ever need in the pages of this book. You won’t want to put it down! Bursting with fascinating facts for impressing friends, parents, grandparents and teachers – perfect for curious children everywhere! Product Information: • ISBN: 9780008492199 • Author: Catherine Brereton, Steve James • Publisher: Red Shed • Format: Paperback • Pages: 96 • Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.9 x 0.8 cm

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From Dr Gareth Moore, the author of the bestselling Buster Brain Games series for Clever Kids, comes a new collection of puzzles to get kids training their brains from an early age. For children aged 7-9, the Bright Sparks series is aimed at sharpening the minds of the next generation of puzzle masters. Wordsearches for Bright Sparks contains more than 100 fun wordsearches for kids to complete. The wordsearches gradually get more difficult as the book progresses, letting the reader get to grips with the puzzle style and then build on their skill. The book has been illustrated by Jess Bradley, who has filled the pages with cute and funny kawaii-style creatures. Product Information: ISBN: 9781780556307 Author: Gareth Moore Publisher: Buster Books Format: Paperback Pages: 160 Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.9 x 1.1cm

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Discover how some of today’s most talented footballers rose from their humble beginnings to become the best in the world. Read the stories, look up the stats and relive the magic moments in this 8 book mega pack! Includes: • Football Superstars: Ronaldo Rules • Football Superstars: Messi Rules • Football Superstars: Kane Rules • Football Superstars: Mbappe Rules • Football Superstars: Hazard Rules • Football Superstars: Sterling Rules • Football Superstars: Van Dijk Rules • Football Superstars: Rashford Rules Product Information: • ISBN: 9781783128457 • Author: Simon Mugford, Dan Green • Publisher: Carlton Books • Format: Book Collection

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Take the stress out of preparing for SATs with fun, simple exercises that cover all of the key skills for Key Stage 1 English! This clever workbook is packed with exercises that match the style of SATs test questions, plus a giant poster crammed with quick-fire memory boosters. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781838526672• Author: Autumn Publishing• Publisher: Autumn Publishing• Format: Paperback• Pages: 48• Dimensions: 29 x 22.5 x 0.3cm

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Part of the series of award-winning, best-selling DK encyclopedias for children, this title has been completely revised to provide a comprehensive visual exploration of the entire range of prehistoric animal life. Dinosaurs: a children's encyclopedia is not simply a catalogue of facts and photos - it is a visual celebration of the history of all life on Earth, with a special focus on dinosaurs. More than 100 dinosaur species are featured, many illustrated with brand new artworks, exclusive to DK. The new images vividly reflect the very latest research into what these prehistoric creatures looked like, including thrilling new discoveries about feathered dinosaurs. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780241287323 • Author: DK Children • Publisher: DK Children • Format: Hardback • Pages: 304 • Dimensions: 28.5 x 22.5 x 2.8 cm

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A Book of Kindness is full of lovely things to make and do that encourage children aged 7 and up to pause, think, and practise kindness in fun and engaging ways.  From making Positivity Bracelets to a 30-day Kindness Challenge, the activities are devised to help children to tune in with their feelings and engage in tasks that boost awareness and understanding of themselves and others.  The book contains coloured templates to cut out and perforated colouring-in sheets Product Information: • ISBN: 9781914598166 • A Book of Kindness • Make & Draw Me • Mindfulness • Age: 7+

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The essential guide for any Pokémon fan, containing newly discovered characters and a taster of the Galar region. Revisit unforgettable moments in Ash's journey to become a Pokémon Master. Travel from Kanto to Kalos, Johto to Sinnoh and not forgetting Alola and new region, Galar! Get to know Trainers, old and new as they guide Ash through his adventures. Learn battle moves and meet Gym Leaders, plus learn about some legendary battles along the way. And of course, meet old and new Pokémon characters. Learn their types, moves, key stats, strengths and weaknesses with the newly updated Pokédex, including Alolan characters and a sneak peak at some Galar Pokemon, too! This comprehensive guide contains everything fans need to immerse themselves in the wonderful world of Pokémon. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781408358542 • Author: Pokemon • Publisher: Orchard Books • Format: Hardback • Pages: 312 • Dimensions: 23.8 x 18.8 x 2.6 cm

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From a magical mermicorn and a friendly narwhal to a puppy cupid and a panda cupcake, these cute creations are loads of fun to draw. The book demonstrates how to create quirky kawaii-style characters in an easy, step-by-step way that will also have readers coming up with their own cute characters in no time. Using simple shapes, illustrator Lulu Mayo explains how to draw each mythical, magical or just plain marvellous creature. Her 30 imaginative creations are sure to keep budding artists entertained and inspired to dream up their very own weird and wonderful characters. Product Information: ISBN: 9781789290684 Author: Michael O'Mara Publisher: Michael O'Mara Format: Paperback Pages: 64 Dimensions: 23 x 18 x 1cm

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A Book of Happiness is full of lovely things to make and do that encourage children aged 7 and up to pause, think, and practise mindfulness in fun and engaging ways.  From making a Happiness Rainbow to a 30-day Happiness Challenge, the activities are devised to help children to tune in with their feelings and engage in tasks that boost self-confidence and diffuse worries.  The book contains coloured templates to cut out and perforated colouring-in sheets.  Product Information: • ISBN: 9781914598159 • A Book of Happiness • Make & Draw Me • Mindfulness • Age: 7+

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Learn how to think like a scientist, look at the world in a brand-new way and have tons of fun with science comedian Steve Mould's bold and playful kids science book. A firm favourite in classrooms and homes alike, this science book for kids has earned itself a permanent spot on many family bookshelves. With more than 40 fun questions, experiments, games, and real-life scenarios that make scientific concepts fun and relevant, it's not hard to see why! Simple activities with undetermined answers encourage curious young readers to find new ways to test ideas. The stories of the great scientists and their discoveries (and failures) are told in an entertaining way to provide even further inspiration for budding young scientists. Supporting STEM and STEAM education initiatives, How to be a Scientist will inspire kids to ask questions, do activities, think creatively, and discover amazing fun facts! Product Information: • ISBN: 9780241544037 • Author: DK • Publisher: DK Children • Format: Hardback • Pages: 144 • Dimensions: 28.1 x 22.6 x 1.6 cm

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This paw-some activity book contains step-by-step line drawings to help budding artists draw lots of different animals and creatures in various shapes, sizes, and poses. It's easy! Follow the simple step-by-step drawings and you will soon be amazing all your friends with your newfound artists' skills! From wild animals and ocean creatures to farm animals and creepy-crawlies, there are oodles of animals and creatures to learn to draw. Since each image is broken down into six simple steps, children will quickly gain in confidence when they see their finished results, and will soon be adapting their designs and drawing freehand pictures of their own. Ideal for junior artists age 5+. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781801053655 • Author: Imagine That • Publisher: Top That Publishing • Format: Paperback • Pages: 24 • Dimensions: 20 x 2 x 22cm

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Boost your spelling skills with this fantastic 10 Minutes A Day workbook! Support you child's knowledge of doubling letters, homophones, compound words and much more! Use the 10 minute timer to see if you can race the clock! Product Information:• ISBN: 9781409341420 • Author: Carol Vorderman• Publisher: DK• Format: Paperback• Pages: 80• Dimensions: 30 x 21 x 1cm

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Boost your maths skills with this fantastic 10 Minutes A Day workbook! Support you child's knowledge of solving maths calculations, recognising symmetry and shapes and much more! Use the 10 minute timer to see if you can race the clock! Product Information:• ISBN: 9781409365426• Author: Carol Vorderman• Publisher: DK• Format: Paperback• Pages: 80• Dimensions: 30 x 21 x 1cm

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Bursting with fascinating facts for impressing friends, parents, grandparents and teachers – perfect for curious children everywhere! Wow your friends! Amaze your teachers! Astonish your family! Find over 130 mind-boggling facts and sensational stats in this fun-packed and hilarious book, perfect for 9+ readers. Whether you love animals or adventure, science or sport, inspiring people or incredible places, you’ll find ALL the weird and wonderful facts you’ll ever need in the pages of this book. You won’t want to put it down! The perfect beginner’s book for STEAM related topics. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780008492205 • Author: Catherine Brereton • Publisher: Red Shed • Format: Paperback • Pages: 96 • Dimensions:19.8 x 12.9 x 0.8cm

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Wow your friends! Amaze your teachers! Astonish your family! Bursting with fascinating facts for impressing friends, parents, grandparents and teachers – perfect for curious children everywhere! Find over 130 mind-boggling facts and sensational stats in this fun-packed and hilarious book, perfect for 6+ readers. Whether you love animals or adventure, science or sport, inspiring people or incredible places, you’ll find ALL the weird and wonderful facts you need in the pages of this book. You won’t want to put it down! Product Information: • ISBN: 9780008492175 • Author: Catherine Brereton, Steve James, Chris Dickason • Publisher: Red Shed • Format: Paperback • Pages: 96 • Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.9 x 0.8 cm

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A new title in the hugely successful Clever Kids series, this book is packed with logic puzzles that are guaranteed to put your powers of deduction to the test. From mind-boggling sudoku and stupefying simple-loop games to bridge-building challenges and cryptic conundrums, there are plenty of exciting puzzles to keep your brain busy. Created by bestselling puzzle book author Gareth Moore, author of the chart-topping success Brain Games for Clever Kids. Product Information: ISBN: 9781780556628 Author: Dr Gareth Moore Publisher: Buster Books Format: Paperback Pages: 160 Dimensions: 19.7 x 12.7 x 1.1cm

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