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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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Celebrate the first decade of James Cameron's Avatar and the beginnings of an epic cinematic journey. Delve into the majestic world of Pandora and discover the incredible wealth of creativity that led this story to become the highest-grossing film of all time and the winner of three Academy Awards. The World of Avatar celebrates, explores, and explains the spectacular world of Pandora-its extraordinary geology, flora and fauna, and the customs and beliefs of its people, the mysterious Na'vi. With a foreword by Avatar star Zoe Saldana (Neytiri), and an introduction by producer Jon Landau, The World of Avatar concludes with a "sneak peek" of a new Avatar era, fuelling excitement for the long-awaited release of Avatar 2 in December 2022. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780241400753 • Author: Joshua Izzo • Publisher: DK • Format: Hardback • Pages: 128 • Dimensions: 28.4 x 23.6 x 1.9 cm

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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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Dive into the Wizarding World like you never have before in this deluxe 112-page Harry Potter creations phenomena! Packed full of step-by-step instructions, learn to fold fifteen unique origami pieces, including objects, characters, creatures and settings straight from your favourite Harry Potter movies! You do not want to miss this enchanting guide to paper folding - the perfect gift for very Harry Potter fan! Product Information:• ISBN: 9781338322965• Author: Scholastic• Publisher: Scholastic• Format: Paperback• Pages: 112• Dimensions: 27.5 x 21.5 x 0.5cm

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A colourful guide with over 60 flaps to lift to discover answers to questions young children might ask about dinosaurs. This jam-packed book provides simple and friendly answers to questions such as “Why do dinosaurs have tricky names?”, “Could dinosaurs swim?”, “How big was the biggest dinosaur?” and lots more. Includes a guide to some of the more difficult to pronounce dinosaur names. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781409582144 • Author: Katie Daynes, Marie-Eve Tremblay • Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd • Format: Hardback • Pages: 16 • Dimensions: 28.3 x 22.2 x 2.2cm

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This inspiring collection shows young readers that football has the power to change the world, and so do they! The ultimate gift for every football-obsessed child. Did you know that football can change the world? Have you heard of the children who built a floating football pitch? The match that stopped a nation fighting? The girl who kicked down barriers to win the World Cup? The footballer who fought food poverty? Readers will uncover the most incredible and unbelievable stories of football changing the world for the better and discover how they can too. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781526364234 • Author: Matt Oldfield, Ollie Mann • Publisher: Wren & Rook • Format: Paperback • Pages: 240 • Dimensions: 18.2 x 12.8 x 2.2cm

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Do you think you know everything there is to know about football? Have you heard of ... the psychic octopus who could predict the winner? The Lancashire Lasses who became football's best kept secret? The dog detective who saved the World Cup trophy? The superstar footballer who never actually played football? Discover the most incredible, sometimes ridiculous, and always completely unbelievable football stories you never knew. From bestselling author Matt Oldfield, this is Unbelievable Football - true tales from the world's favourite game where there's everything to play for and anything can happen. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781526362445 • Author: Matt Oldfield, Ollie Mann • Publisher: Wren & Rook • Format: Paperback • Pages: 240 • Dimensions: 18.73 x 13.02 x 1.91 cm

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This astonishingly inventive title allows young children to discover the inner workings of the human body in a gently humorous, yet wholly accurate way. Bright illustrations and diagrams display all the major organs of the human body and are accompanied by witty, clear and informative factual text. It contains over fifty flaps, which children can lift to reveal extra detail. Entertaining and authoritative, this is human biology for children at its very best - a book both educational and enjoyable. A super introduction to the human body, that is perfect for KS2 education. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780746070055 • Author: Katie Daynes, Katie King • Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd • Format: Hardback • Pages: 16  • Dimensions: 27.6 x 21.6 x 1.8cm

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This delightful book has all the answers of each kinds of questions about space! Lift the flaps to discover what, where, when, how, which, why, yes or no! Product Information:• ISBN: 9781409598992• Author: Katie Daynes• Publisher: Usborne• Format: Hardback• Pages: 13• Dimensions: 28 x 22 x 2.5cm

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Frozen is here to make Learning Fun in this Writing practice book for Kids ages 6+ This home learning workbook is perfect for going back to school or learning at any time as it supports the National Curriculum.  The exercises in this workbook are aimed at the Key Stage 1 (KS1) phase of primary education. This usually applies to kids ages 5 to 7. This KS1 workbook is designed to reinforce essential Writing skills and build confidence in young learners. It comes with a sheet of gold reward stickers and reward chart, plus 2 sheets of fun Frozen stickers. Includes all your favourite characters from Frozen. All the exercises contained in the Centum Disney First Learning Series have been designed to help instil a sense of progress, achievement and building confidence within each child.  Product Information: • ISBN: 9781913265021 • Author: Centum Books Ltd • Publisher: Centum Books Ltd • Format: Paperback • Pages: 64 • Dimensions: 29.7 x 21cm

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It's time for a brand new Minecraft guide! How to Beat Minecraft is the independent and unofficial guide with everything a player could possibly need to finish the game in survival mode. Starting from the very first moment you begin the game in a completely new world, the book will show you the best methods for mining, crafting and creating a shelter, then lead you through farming, making enchanted objects, interacting with villagers, and exploring. Finally, you'll learn how to enter the dangerous world of the Nether and survive there, and how to beat the Ender Dragon and complete the game. It's packed full of info on the very latest completely new elements in Minecraft, including pillagers, pandas, shipwrecks and more. This epic book has everything that a player needs to beat Survival Mode and become a Minecraft champion! Product Information: • ISBN: 9781839351303 • Author: Kevin Pettman • Publisher: Welbeck Publishing • Format: Paperback • Pages: 192 • Dimensions: 23 x 1.3 x 15.4 cm

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Marvel Avengers are here to make Learning Fun in this Times Tables practice book for Kids ages 5+. This home learning workbook is perfect for going back to school or learning at any time as it supports the National Curriculum.  The exercises in this workbook are aimed at the Key Stage 1 (KS1) phase of primary education. This usually applies to kids ages 5 to 7. This KS1 workbook is designed to reinforce Times Tables skills and build confidence in young learners. It comes with a sheet of gold reward stickers and reward chart, plus 2 sheets of fun Avengers stickers. Includes all your favourite characters from the Avengers. All the exercises contained in the Centum Disney First Learning Series have been designed to help instil a sense of progress, achievement and building confidence within each child.  Product Information: • ISBN: 9781913265762 • Author: Centum Books Ltd • Publisher: Centum Books Ltd • Format: Paperback • Pages: 64 • Dimensions: 29.7 x 21cm

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Can you spot the difference between a Cheetah and a Leopard? Do you know what makes a Chinese Alligator different from a Saltwater Crocodile? Can you identify a bird by its beak, a mammal by its tail, a fish by the way it moves? No? Then this is the book for you! Discover the fantastic facts, then try out over 50 amazing picture quizzes – and go from starter to challenger to Genius! Product Information: • ISBN: 9780241571149 • Author: DK • Publisher: DK Children • Format: Paperback • Pages: 176 • Dimensions: 28.4 x 22.3cm

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My name is Steve Mann and I have the coolest job in the world! As a dog trainer, I get to work with our fantastic furry friends every single day. Now, I want to teach YOU how you can become an AWESOME PAWSOME dog trainer too! As well as all the essential skills such as Sit, Down and walking nicely on a lead, you'll also get to learn... - How to teach your dog to make their own bed! - How your dog's nose will help you find hidden treasure! - Why dogs are the best! The must-have book for any family with a dog and kids living under the same woof - ahem - roof! Product Information: • ISBN: 9781788704458 • Author: Steve Mann • Publisher: Blink Publishing • Format: Paperback • Pages: 192 • Dimensions: 23.5 x 15.2 x 1.5 cm

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Frozen is here to make Learning Fun in this Getting Ready for School practice book for Kids aged 3+. This home learning workbook is perfect for pre-school or learning at any time as it supports the National Curriculum. The workbook is designed to reinforce essential Maths and English skills and build up confidence in young learners. It comes with a sheet of gold reward stickers and reward chart, plus 2 sheets of fun Frozen stickers which includes all your favourite characters from Frozen. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781913110932 • Author: Centum Books Ltd • Publisher: Centum Books Ltd  • Format: Paperback • Pages: 64 • Dimensions: 29.7 x 21 x 0.4cm

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Frozen is here to make Learning Fun in this Phonics practice book for Kids ages 4+. This home learning workbook is perfect for going back to school or learning at any time as it supports the National Curriculum.  The exercises in this workbook are aimed at early year learners and those in pre-school or nursery. This workbook is designed to reinforce essential Phonics skills and build confidence in young learners. It comes with a sheet of gold reward stickers and reward chart, plus 2 sheets of fun Frozen stickers. Includes all your favourite Disney Frozen characters. All the exercises contained in the Centum Disney First Learning Series have been designed to help instil a sense of progress, achievement and building confidence within each child.  Product Information: • ISBN: 9781913110963 • Author: Centum Books Ltd • Publisher: Centum Books Ltd • Format: Paperback • Pages: 64 • Dimensions: 29.7 x 21cm

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Put your knowledge about Planet Earth to the test with this brilliant quiz book for kids! Introducing Earth Knowledge Genius! - a brand new quiz book jam-packed with over 60 topics including mountains, deserts, extreme weather, natural wonders and so much more! Can you find the Himalayas and the Andes mountain ranges on the map? Can you spot the difference between the flags of Australia and New Zealand? Can you pinpoint the Red Sea, Black Sea and the Dead Sea on a map? If the answer is no, then this may be the book for you! Take on this brain-busting challenge about our amazing planet! Product Information: • ISBN: 9780241571132 • Author: DK • Publisher: DK Children • Format: Paperback • Pages: 176

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How to Write a Story is a comprehensive workbook designed to help kids excel at creative writing. Packed with tools, tips, and vocabulary, it makes it easy and fun for kids to plan and write captivating stories that are well structured, richly descriptive, and exciting to read. Inside: • 21 story starters from detective adventures to space missions • Visual guides for structuring stories • Illustrated writing prompts • Descriptive vocabulary lists • Creative writing techniques • Lined write-in sections for writing stories • Developed with teachers and assessment experts Product Information: • ISBN: 9780241527146 • Author: Mrs Wordsmith • Publisher: DK Children • Format: Paperback • Pages: 192 • Dimensions: 29.7 x 21 x 1.3cm

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Tune into the mysterious powers of the Earth with this invaluable introductory guide to crystals and gemstones. It's a must-have for every teen who's ready to explore the hidden magic of the universe ... and bring the dazzling power of crystals into their own life! Inside you'll find everything that you need to get started with this exciting branch of witchcraft. Discover how to harness the qualities of different crystals for inspiration, friendship, confidence, and even romance. Find out what crystals can revel about your personality, how they can empower you -- and harness their vibrational energies to bring fortune and happiness to your friends and family. Discover the secret forces of the universe ... and unlock your own hidden power! Product Information: • ISBN: 9781398813274 • Author: Xanna Eve Chown, Emily Anderson, Luna Valentine • Publisher: Arcturus • Format: Paperback • Pages: 128

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The ultimate guide to the Pokémon movies - revisit the exciting stories of 12 favourite films. Relive epic battles, visit key locations, meet the heroes and villains as well as uncovering facts and stats about Pokémon and find out about Legendary and Mythical Pokémon, too. Gotta catch 'em all! Product Information: • ISBN: 9781408354858 • Author: Pokémon • Publisher: Orchard Books • Format: Paperback • Pages: 272 • Dimensions: 24.2 x 18.5 x 2 cm

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Break the Mould with Sinéad Burke - teacher, activist, author and little person. Sometimes we can feel like we are not good enough. That we don't belong. Or that we want to be more like our friends. In this empowering guide, Sinéad Burke draws on her own experiences and encourages young readers to believe in themselves, have pride in who they are and use their voice to make the world a fairer, more inclusive place. From the power of being different, to celebrating the things you love about yourself and helping others do the same, this is a brilliantly inspirational handbook for breaking the mould and finding your place in the world. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781526363336 • Author: Sinéad Burke, Natalie Byrne • Publisher: Wren & Rook • Format: Paperback • Pages: 224 • Dimensions: 19.8 x 15 x 2.6 cm

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