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Are you ready for the next life-changing journey of discovery? All aboard Guinness World Records 2021! Discover the fantastic "History of Adventure" timeline of the most remarkable acheivements and join us as we embark on our next voyage through the vast panorama of record-breaking. From travelling through the Solar System, encountering the weirdest, most dangerous Creatures or meeting the World's tallest, shortest or hairiest... the Guinness World Records are officially back and better than ever! Review the greatest sports achievements from the past year and celebrate the top athelete's or explore the try-at-home challenges to see if YOU could be a real-life record breaker... Do you have what it takes? You could be one of the lucky few so check out our Against the Clock chapter - we might even see you in next year's edition! The must-have companion for every awesome individual who loves Guinness World Records... discover the latest in the 2021 edition! Product Information: ISBN: 9781913484019 Author: Guinness World Records  Publisher: Guinness World Records  Format: Hardback Pages: 256 Dimensions: 30.3 x 22.6 x 1.8cm

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Make your own menagerie with this brilliant kit - you can create fun, unique paper art with Origami Animals. Containing step-by-step full colour instructions on how to create 16 magnificent pieces, from a tiny mouse to a mighty dinosaur, the book will provide hour after hour of rewarding fun. Suitable for beginners and experienced hobbyists alike, the complete kit also includes 50 sheets of colourful folding paper so that your animals can come to life.Product Information:• Origami Animal Kit• Adult Gift• Age: 8+• 21cm x 15cm

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Introducing Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Mind Blown! This book is sure to amaze and astound children and adults alike with thousands of strange spooky stories, unusual feats and hair-raising oddities from around the world! From the woman who can crush apples with her biceps to reading about the spider that lives underwater, the pizza delivery person who travelled 225 miltes to deliver two pizzas and much more! Visit the island made entirely out of conch shells at the Australian railway track that's steeper than a ski jump! It would not be Christmas without Ripley's! This year's all-new edition is the best yet, bursting with superb, eye-popping photographs, strange and fascinating stories and extraordinary facts. So be prepared to be entertained, amazed and informed. It's a must-have for every curious mind! Product Information: • ISBN: 9781529125740 • Author: Ripley • Publisher: Century • Format: Hardback • Pages: 256 • Dimensions: 23.3 x 30.6 x 2cm

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Give yourself a glitter body art makeover and get ready to shine with this beautiful fashion set. A gorgeous gift set for young girls to enjoy at parties - suitable for those over the age of 7 years. Contains: 24-page Makeover manual book Body glitters x 2 Body glue Gold and silver temporary tattoos Art stencils Make up brush Product Information: Glitter Body Art Set Children's Gift Format: Box Set Pages: 24 Measures: 18 x 14 x 0.2cm

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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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The world has gone mad for Fortnite with millions of people around the world heading into battle. If you’re a fan there’s no better way to sharpen your skill than with this definitive guide. Give yourself the upper hand and learn everything from the basics on gathering, building and surviving to how to navigate the map and pro survival tips. There’s all the tactics, tricks and strategies you need to give you an edge in the world’s most popular online game. And if that’s not enough there are puzzles, quizzes and games to test your knowledge and sharpen your wit. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781912456673 • Author: Naomi Berry • Publisher: Pillar Box Red Publishing Ltd • Format: Hardback • Pages: 64 • Dimensions: 29 x 19.5 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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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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Children can colour their way around the world with this big and bold, poster-size colouring book. The striking maps are filled with features, landmarks, animals, artefacts and places to colour and are accompanied by bitesize bits of information. Also contains bright and brilliant landscapes, maps to complete with colour and a world flag section. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781780557298 • Author: Natalie Hughes • Publisher: Buster Books • Format: Paperback • Pages: 48 • Dimensions: 29.7 x 21 x 0.6cm

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Explore the fantastic Great Britain and Ireland in this Atlas and 300 Piece Jigsaw Set! Take a tour of the British Isles with hundreds of attractions and landmarks to discover whilst creating a masterpiece of your own. Product Information: ISBN: 9781474937627 Author: Usborne Activities Publisher: Usborne Format: Paperback Pages: 24 Completed Puzzle Dimensions: 40 x 59cm

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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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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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Colour and explore the natural world like never before with the beautiful, poster-sized Wildlife: A Map Colouring Book. With stunning, illustrated maps featuring animals, insects, flowers and plants from different countries around the world, children can colour in the pictures and learn about flora and fauna as they go. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781780557304 • Author: Natalie Hughes • Publisher: Buster Books • Format: Paperback • Pages: 48 • Dimensions: 29.7 x 21 x 0.6cm

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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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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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Fun learning for young children! This book helps young readers to learn simple ABC and 123 concepts and to practise pen control and hand-eye coordination by tracing over dotted guides and words. There are also simple puzzles and games to add to the fun. Encourage your child to say out loud any words. The pages are made to be used again by cleaning with a tissue or soft cloth. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781912953288• Author: iSeek• Publisher: iSeek• Format: Paperback• Pages: 18• Dimensions: 25 x 19.5 x 0.5cm

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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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Do you think magic is just an illusion? Well, think again... Explore the world of Science and discover the real magic at your fingertips! Learn the art of levitation, bend water with a balloon and make glass disappear! Full of fascinating facts, this book is a must-have for scientists and magicians alike. Product Information:• ISBN: 9780241437827• Author: Steve Mould• Publisher: DK• Format: Paperback• Pages: 96• Dimensions: 27.5 x 21.5 x 0.7cm

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Enter the magical world of LEGO Harry Potter! A spellbinding book featuring the very best LEGO Wizarding World sets and minifigures - plus an exclusive Tom Riddle minifigure for your collection. Meet Harry Potter, Lord Voldemort, and staff and students from Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry! Explore Hagrid's Hut, Newt Scamander's case, Diagon Alley, and Privet Drive! Discover Magical creatures, Triwizard Tournament, Quidditch, and Wizarding New York. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780241409459 • Author: Elizabeth Dowsett • Publisher: DK • Format: Hardback • Pages: 96 • Dimensions: 28.1 x 23.5 x 2.5cm

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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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