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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 32 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Science is Everywhere: Fuelling Up: Energy, Global Warming and Renewables by Rob Colson
    Science is Everywhere: Fuelling Up: Energy, Global Warming and Renewables - by Rob Colson

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781526305039 | ISBN 10: 1526305038

    This visually led guide reveals how science can be found in every part of our daily lives!  How does the greenhouse effect warm our planet? What happens inside a nuclear reactor? How can magnets help generate electricity? This book explores energ ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lightning Mary by Anthea Simmons
    Lightning Mary - by Anthea Simmons

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781783448296 | ISBN 10: 1783448296

    Ordinary is what most people are and I am not. I am not ordinary at all. I am a scientist.   One stormy night, a group of villagers are struck by lightning. The only survivor is a baby - Mary Anning. From that moment on, a spark is lit within ... more

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  • Cover image of book Look Up! by Nathan Bryon. illlustrated by Dapo Adeola
    Look Up! - by Nathan Bryon. illlustrated by Dapo Adeola

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780241345849 | ISBN 10: 0241345847

    3 ... 2 ... 1 ... LIFT OFF.   Let science-mad chatterbox Rocket launch into your hearts in this inspiring picture book.   Rocket's going to be the greatest astronaut, star-catcher, space-traveller that has ever lived!  But...&n ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ada Twist and the Perilous Pants by Andrea Beaty, illustrated by David Roberts
    Ada Twist and the Perilous Pants - by Andrea Beaty, illustrated by David Roberts

    £8.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781419739019 | ISBN 10: 1419739018

    An instant New York Times bestseller!  You loved the bestselling picture books starring Rosie Revere, Ada Twist, and Iggy Peck. Now you can follow The Questioneers' further adventures in all-new chapter books! Don’t miss the first instant N ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lots: The Diversity of Life on Earth by Nicola Davies, illustrated by Emily Sutton
    Lots: The Diversity of Life on Earth - by Nicola Davies, illustrated by Emily Sutton

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781406378894 | ISBN 10: 1406378895

    A stylish non-fiction picture book that conveys the magnificent diversity of life on this planet, from the award-winning team behind Tiny.   There are living things everywhere: the more we look, the more we find. There are creatures on the tops o ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters by Andrea Beaty, illustrated by David Roberts
    Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters - by Andrea Beaty, illustrated by David Roberts

    £8.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781419733604 | ISBN 10: 1419733605

    Rosie Revere is no stranger to flops and fails, kerfuffles and catastrophes. After all, engineering is all about perseverance! But this time, Rosie has a really important project to tackle—one that feels much bigger than herself.  Rosie’s bel ... more

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  • Cover image of book Element in the Room: Investigating the Atomic Ingredients that Make Up Your Home by Mike Barfield, with illustrations by Lauren Humphrey
    Element in the Room: Investigating the Atomic Ingredients that Make Up Your Home - by Mike Barfield, with illustrations by Lauren Humphrey

    £14.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786271778 | ISBN 10: 178627177x

    Did you know that without the ‘lead’ in your pencil, there would be no life on Earth? Just about everything in the universe is made from only 92 elements – and from aluminium to zinc, many of them are hiding in your very own home!   This ... more

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  • Cover image of book Baby Loves Coding! by Ruth Spiro, illustrated by Irene Chan
    Baby Loves Coding! - by Ruth Spiro, illustrated by Irene Chan

    £6.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781580898843 | ISBN 10: 158089884x

    Big, brainy science for the littlest listeners.   Accurate enough to satisfy an expert, yet simple enough for baby, this clever board book showcases the use of logic, sequence, and patterns to solve problems. Can Baby think like a coder to fix ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Infinite Lives of Maisie Day by Christopher Edge
    The Infinite Lives of Maisie Day - by Christopher Edge

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781788000291 | ISBN 10: 1788000293

    It’s Maisie’s birthday and she can’t wait to open her presents. She’s hoping for the things she needs to build her own nuclear reactor. But she wakes to an empty house and outside the front door is nothing but a terrifying, all-consuming blac ... more

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  • Cover image of book Zoey and Sassafras: Dragons and Marshmallows by Asia Citro, illustrated by Marian Lindsay
    Zoey and Sassafras: Dragons and Marshmallows - by Asia Citro, illustrated by Marian Lindsay

    £4.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781943147090 | ISBN 10: 1943147094

    With magical animals, science, mystery, and adventure -- the Zoey and Sassafras series has something for everyone! Easy-to-read language and illustrations on nearly every page make this series perfect for a wide range of ages.   In this first ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Galaxy of Her Own: Amazing Stories of Women in Space by Libby Jackson
    A Galaxy of Her Own: Amazing Stories of Women in Space - by Libby Jackson

    £16.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781780898360 | ISBN 10: 1780898363

    From small steps to giant leaps, A Galaxy of Her Own tells fifty stories of inspirational women who have been fundamental to the story of humans in space, from scientists to astronauts to some surprising roles in between.   From Ada Lovelace i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Trailblazers: 33 Women In Science Who Changed The World by Rachel Swaby
    Trailblazers: 33 Women In Science Who Changed The World - by Rachel Swaby

    £5.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780399554186 | ISBN 10: 0399554181

    Florence Nightingale. Sally Ride. Ada Lovelace.  These names and others are etched in history and included here as part of an awe-inspiring collection of profiles of thirty-three of the most influential women in science — women whose vision, creat ... more

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  • Cover image of book Corpse Talk: Ground-Breaking Scientists by Adam Murphy
    Corpse Talk: Ground-Breaking Scientists - by Adam Murphy

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781910989807 | ISBN 10: 1910989800

    The first awesome thematic Corpse Talk book - all about the most amazing scientists from history ever!   Adam Murphy interviews the dead famous scientists who changed the world - getting their stories straight from the corpses' mouths! Readin ... more

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  • Cover image of book You are Stardust: Our Amazing Connections With Planet Earth by Elin Kelsey, illustrated by Soyeon Kim
    You are Stardust: Our Amazing Connections With Planet Earth - by Elin Kelsey, illustrated by Soyeon Kim

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781526360342 | ISBN 10: 1526360349

    If people were planets, we'd be a lot like Earth...   People are nature. From the water we drink to the trees we climb, we are connected to the natural world in big and surprising ways. With simple, poetic text, and exquisite artwork, You Are ... more

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  • Cover image of book Izzy Gizmo by Pip Jones, illustrated by Sara Ogilvie
    Izzy Gizmo - by Pip Jones, illustrated by Sara Ogilvie

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780857075130 | ISBN 10: 0857075136

    Meet Izzy Gizmo - a fabulously feisty new character from Pip Jones (Squishy McFluff; Daddy's Sandwich) brought brilliantly to life with exuberant and detailed illustratrions from the best-selling illustrator of Detective Dog, Sara Ogilvie. Shortliste ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Matilda Effect by Ellie Irving, illustrated by Matthew Jones
    The Matilda Effect - by Ellie Irving, illustrated by Matthew Jones

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780552568371 | ISBN 10: 0552568376

    Matilda loves science and inventing. Her heroes are Marie Curie, Leonardo da Vinci and Thomas Edison, and one day she wants to be a famous inventor herself. So when she doesn’t win the school science fair, she’s devastated – especially as the j ... more

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  • Cover image of book Big Questions from Little People... Answered by Some Very Big People by Gemma Elwin Harris
    Big Questions from Little People... Answered by Some Very Big People - by Gemma Elwin Harris

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780571337750 | ISBN 10: 0571337759

    Why is the sea salty? How far away is space? Why can't I tickle myself? Why can't we live forever?   Children ask the most interesting and challenging questions. But how are we supposed to answer them...?   At last! Expert answers to tho ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rosie Revere
    Rosie Revere's Big Project Book for Bold Engineers - by Andrea Beaty, illustrated by David Roberts

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781419719103 | ISBN 10: 1419719106

    Embark on an adventure of personal creativity and invention with fan favorite Rosie Revere!  This activity book features art from the picture book Rosie Revere, Engineer and will inspire young readers with activities of all kinds. Kids will h ... more

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  • Cover image of book From Zero to Infinity by Dr Mike Goldsmith
    From Zero to Infinity - by Dr Mike Goldsmith

    £5.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781780554648 | ISBN 10: 1780554648

    Unlock the mysteries of maths and discover the wonder of numbers. Readers will discover incredible information, such as why zero is so useful; what a googol really is; why music, maths and space are connected; why bees prefer hexagons; how to tell th ... more

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  • Cover image of book 101 Brilliant Things for Kids to Do with Science by Dawn Isaac
    101 Brilliant Things for Kids to Do with Science - by Dawn Isaac

    £14.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780857833839 | ISBN 10: 0857833839

    From bestselling kids' activity author Dawn Isaac comes this exciting new volume full of creative (and occasionally outrageous) ideas for for budding young scientists. Whether your child is crazy about chemistry or bananas about biology (or, let's fa ... more

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  • Cover image of book Engineer Academy: Are You Ready for the Challenge? by Steve Martin Nastia Sleptsova
    Engineer Academy: Are You Ready for the Challenge? - by Steve Martin Nastia Sleptsova

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781782404460 | ISBN 10: 1782404465

    There are so many different types of engineer you could be, whether you’d love to work with jet engines, robots, racing cars, or even space stations! What’s it really like, and do you have what it takes?   Learn the essential skills to sta ... more

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  • Cover image of book Baby Loves Aerospace Engineering! by Ruth Spiro, illustrated by Irene Chan
    Baby Loves Aerospace Engineering! - by Ruth Spiro, illustrated by Irene Chan

    £8.50   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781580895415 | ISBN 10: 1580895417

    Accurate enough to satisfy an expert, yet simple enough for baby, this book explores the basics of flight – from birds, to planes and rockets – and ties it all to baby’s world.  Beautiful, visually stimulating illustrations complement age- ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty, llustrated by David Roberts
    Ada Twist, Scientist - by Andrea Beaty, llustrated by David Roberts

    £10.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781419721373 | ISBN 10: 1419721372

    A #1 New York Times Bestseller A Wall Street Journal Bestseller A USA Today Bestseller   The creators of the New York Times bestselling picture books Rosie Revere, Engineer and Iggy Peck, Architect are back with a story about the power of cu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Professor McQuark and the Oojamaflip by Lou Treleaven, illustrated by Julia Patton
    Professor McQuark and the Oojamaflip - by Lou Treleaven, illustrated by Julia Patton

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781848861886 | ISBN 10: 1848861885

    One day a fantastic idea pops into Professor McQuarks head to create an Oojamaflip but what is one and will it win her first prize at the town science fair?  A fast-paced, rhyming tale superbly written by first time author, Lou Treleaven and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lift-the-Flap Computers and Coding by Rosie Dickins and  Shaw Nielsen
    Lift-the-Flap Computers and Coding - by Rosie Dickins and Shaw Nielsen

    £9.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781409591511 | ISBN 10: 1409591514

    A colourful and friendly introduction that explains what goes on inside computers, how coding works and how computers talk to each other across the internet.  Flaps to lift on every page show how computers think, while activities such as coun ... more

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  • Cover image of book Knowledge Encyclopedia: Dinosaur! by Dorling Kindersley Ltd
    Knowledge Encyclopedia: Dinosaur! - by Dorling Kindersley Ltd

    £16.99   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781409354673 | ISBN 10: 1409354679

    The dinosaur world as you've never seen it before. Knowledge Encyclopedia: Dinosaur! reveals jaw-dropping 3D dinosaur images which show each awe-inspiring creature in greater detail than ever before and bring the wonders of the dinosaur world to life ... more

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  • Cover image of book Eyewitness: Dinosaur by Dorling Kindersley Publishers
    Eyewitness: Dinosaur - by Dorling Kindersley Publishers

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781409343714 | ISBN 10: 1409343715

    This is an engaging and entertaining reference guide about dinosaurs - perfect for younger readers.   From the Tyrannosaurus striding through the rainforest to the Brachiosaurus reaching for food in the tree tops Eyewitness Dinosaur reveals a ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Beginner
    A Beginner's Guide to the Periodic Table - by Gill Arbuthnott

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781472908858 | ISBN 10: 1472908856

    A Beginners Guide to the Periodic Table is a mind-blowing guide to the elements that make up the periodic table. By linking each element to a story, wacky science analogy or fascinating fact, Gill creates a unique first reference to the periodic tabl ... more

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  • Cover image of book 1001 Inventions and Awesome Facts from Muslim Civilization by National Geographic
    1001 Inventions and Awesome Facts from Muslim Civilization - by National Geographic

    £9.99   hardback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781426312588 | ISBN 10: 142631258x

    We often think that people from a thousand years ago were living in the Dark Ages. But from the 7th century onward in Muslim civilization there were amazing advances and inventions that still influence our everyday lives.  People living in the M ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pocket Eyewitness Science by Dorling Kindersley
    Pocket Eyewitness Science - by Dorling Kindersley

    £4.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781409324850 | ISBN 10: 1409324850

    Get fast facts at your fingertips with DK Pocket Eyewitness Science, packed with bite-sized chunks of information that make learning about science even more exciting. What is science? Find out! Read about scientific advances, science in everyday life ... more

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  • Cover image of book Older Than the Stars by Karen C. Fox, illustrated by Nancy Davis
    Older Than the Stars - by Karen C. Fox, illustrated by Nancy Davis

    £6.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781570917882 | ISBN 10: 1570917884

    How old are you? Older than you think.   In a way, we are all as old as the universe itself. In fact, every bit of every one of us was created in the Big Bang, billions of years ago.  Stunning illustrations and lively verse t ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Really Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
    A Really Short History of Nearly Everything - by Bill Bryson

    £12.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780552562966 | ISBN 10: 0552562963

    Bill's own fascination with science began with a battered old schoolbook he had when he was about ten or eleven years old in America. It had an illustration that captivated him - a cutaway diagram showing Earth's interior as it would look if you cut ... more

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