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Put your flying skills to the test with these spectacular paper planes... With 200 tear-out sheets to choose from, make your aircraft into rocketing robots, squirming squid, supercharged engines, or alien invaders. The cover also folds out to reveal simple instructions for making each type of plane and flying tips are included at the back. Hours of interactive fun that the whole family will enjoy. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781409557067 • Author: Usborne Publishing Ltd • Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd • Format: Paperback • Pages: 400 • Dimensions: 22.6 x 17.3 x 2.6 cm

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Launch off on a epic journey through the solar system with the well-known space scientist Dr Maggie! Visit all of the planets, moons, asteroids and satellites and travel to places of space that no human has ever been before! Find out how we could end up living on Mars or delve into the mysterious and exciting hunt for the super-Earth. Make a snowman with Mercury or trek up the largest volcano in the Solar System and much, MUCH more! Grab your space goggles, hold onto your helmets, because your in for the cosmic trip of a lifetime.Product Information: ISBN: 9781780555751 Author: Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock Publisher: Buster Books Format: Hardback Pages: 120 Dimensions: 25.5 x 20 x 2cm

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Does your child appear to put themselves down frequently? Perhaps they have a tendency to think negatively and doubt their abilities? Do they worry about what other children think about them? These could be signs that your child is struggling with self-acceptance. This practical guide combines proven cognitive behavioural therapy and mindfulness methods used by child psychologists in schools with simple activities to help your child to build on their self-belief. 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 Glow – 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: 9781787836082 Author: Poppy O'Neill Publisher: Vie Format: Paperback Pages: 144 Dimensions: 15.9 x 20.4 x 1.4cm

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Travel around our amazing planet and discover the wonders of the world with this educational sticker book. The world’s most incredible sites, animals, and other cultural and natural wonders are brought to life through colorful illustrated maps, stunning photographs, and more than 150 find-and-place stickers. From reindeer herding in Lapland to high-speed bullet trains in Japan, you’ll learn how amazing our world is. Product Information: ISBN: 9781488910869 Author: Hinkler Publisher: Hinkler Format: Paperback Pages: 48 Dimensions: 28 x 21.5 x 1cm

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Bringing history to life for young palaeontologists! This encyclopedia takes readers on a journey of the prehistoric world. Learn amazing facts, dinosaur names, habitats and modern day fossils. Full of engaging photography and content for all young readers to enjoy their first experience of dinosaurs. Product Information:• ISBN: 9780241422694• Author: DK Publishing• Publisher: DK Publishing• Format: Hardback• Pages: 136• Dimensions: H 283mm x W 222mm x D 13mm

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Worries come in all shapes and sizes and can creep up on us when we least expect them. They are like little clouds that float above our heads that seem at once menacing and threatening, stopping us from doing the things we really want and spoiling our fun. The Worry Workbook is here to help by explaining what worry is, offering creative ways to calm and distract yourself when worry strikes. Make a worry camera that captures fears, colour in a mood tracker that explores the rainbow of everyday emotions, write on a magic mirror of compliments and much more! Parents, this is for you: This book has been peer reviewed by a child psychologist, and there are explainers throughout just in case your child has questions about the activities. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781787835375 • Author: Imogen Harrison • Publisher: Vie • Format: Paperback • Pages: 128 • Dimensions: 23.4 x 16.7 x 1.4 cm

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Do you know how hurricanes form? Or why the seasons change? Step inside the inner workings of Planet Earth to find out everything you need to know! Taking you on an access-all-areas tour of the planet, dig deep underground or float among the clouds in this fantastic book of knowledge! Product Information: ISBN: 9780711255173 Author: John Farndon, Tim Hutchinson Publisher: Quarto Publishing Format: Paperback Pages: 80 Dimensions: 29 x 22 x 1cm

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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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Did you know that every single plastic toothbrush ever made still exists? Or that there is a floating mass of rubbish larger than the USA drifting around the Pacific Ocean? Discover plans to save our seas. How countries are implementing green projects worldwide, and how to turn waste into something useful. The tiniest everyday changes can make all the difference to ensure our beautiful planet stays lush and teeming with life. In this informative book on recycling for children, you will find everything you need to know about our environment. The good, the bad, and the incredibly innovative. From pollution and litter to renewable energy and plastic recycling. Perfect for teaching young budding ecologists about how our actions affect planet Earth and the big impact we can make by the little things we do. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780241366912 • Author: Jess French • Publisher: DK Children • Format: Hardback • Pages: 72 • Dimensions: 28.2 x 22.3 x 1 x cm

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'What if people behaved like animals?', 'What if you had pop-up claws?', 'What if you could taste with your feet?' and 'What if your mum puked in your mouth?'. Packed with fun, incredible and often downright disgusting facts about the animal world, this is a book that will both entertain and educate. Curious kids will be able to entertain their friends and families for hours with the eye-opening animal facts on every page. This quirky book will spark the imagination and inspire kids to think outside the realms of possibility. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781780557212 • Author: Marianne Taylor, Paul Moran • Publisher: Buster Books • Format: Paperback • Pages: 128 • Dimensions: 19.81 x 12.9 x 0.97 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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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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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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Discover everything there is to know all in one book with this First Children's Encyclopedia packed full of knowledge! Join amazing animals, explore different countries around the world and travel back in time to meet dinosaurs, knights and gladiators! Unlock the mysterious of outer space, science and how the human body works! Or enjoy bite-sized facts, quizzes and activities to make learning fun and encourage young readers to improve their skills! Supporting curriculum teaching for ages 5 and above. Product Information:• ISBN: 9780241206768• Author: DK• Publisher: DK• Format: Paperback • Pages: 312• Dimensions: 28 x 22 x 2.5cm

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Learn to draw unicorns and a whole host of cute animal characters in Lulu Mayo's unique and quirky style, using simple shapes and 5 easy-to-follow steps. From a cuddly panda and a jolly llama to a chilled-out sloth and a unique unicorn, there are 30 drawing exercises to complete. This book will show you how to draw quirky, cute animals in a wonderfully easy and inspiring way. Step-by-step, illustrator Lulu Mayo will explain how to draw various creatures by using simple shapes, such as circles, ovals, rectangles and triangles, and how to add adorable details. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781782439394 • Author: Lulu Mayo • Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books • Format: Paperback • Pages: 64 • Dimensions: 23 x 18 x 0.5cm

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Have you ever wondered how bones mend? Or what happens to the food you eat? Dive inside the inner workings of your body and take a peek into the tiniest cell to a voyage around the circulatory system... you might be surprised where you end up! Blowing your nose will never be the same again! Product Information: ISBN: 9780711255180 Author: John Farndon Publisher: Quarto Publishing Format: Paperback Pages: 80 Dimensions: 29 x 22 x 1cm

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Peppa is learning first letter shapes... Would you like to practise them, too? Copy the letters with the special pen, then wipe them off and try again! This brilliant book introduces lower-case letters in alphabetical order and helps children learn to correctly form each one. Product Information:• ISBN: 9780723292081• Author: Penguin Books• Publisher: Penguin Books• Format: Paperback• Pages: 16• Dimensions: 30 x 21 x 0.2cm

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A new title in the hugely successful Clever Kids series, this book is brimming with games to test children's knowledge of STEM subjects — science, technology, engineering and mathematics — in an interdisciplinary and applied approach. Can you use the arrows to code the computer? Or work out which plane flies fastest? Or match the animals to their habitats? From chemistry conundrums and mathematical mazes to technology teasers and engineering enigmas, there are plenty of puzzles to keep your brain in shape away from the lab. Product Information: ISBN: 9781780556635 Author: Dr Gareth Moore Publisher: Buster Books Format: Paperback Pages: 160 Dimensions: 19.7 x 12.7 x 1.1cm

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Bulging Brains is full of the most squishing, gooey and stinky facts about the human brain! It looks like a huge grey bogey or something you'd step in by mistake - but your incredible brain holds all your knowledge, dreams and feelings. Reissued with 16 pages of extra material, including an index, this is the perfect book for youngsters who love science! Product Information: • ISBN: 9780439944472 • Author: Nick Arnold, Tony De Saulles • Publisher: Scholastic • Format: Paperback • Pages: 176 • Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.9 x 1.1 cm

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Welcome to the wonderful world of flags! Full of symbolism and history, a flag represents the identity and spirit of a country. Every flag has its own exciting story to tell! The Flags of the World Sticker Book features loads of intriguing facts and heaps of information about the world we live in. Product Information: ISBN: 9781488933783 Author: Hinkler Books Publisher: Hinkler Books Format: Paperback Pages: 48 Dimensions: 28 x 21.5 x 1cm

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