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Non-fiction

Children's non-fiction stories and books

Riddle books for children about the human body, art stories

8+ years

The Silly Book of Side-Splitting Stuff

Andy Seed, Scott Garrett

The Silly Book of Side-Splitting Stuff

This laugh-out-loud book is bursting with lists, facts, jokes and funny true stories all about silly people, silly animals, silly inventions, silly names and much more. Discover The Great Stink, the man who ate a bike, a girl really called ...

£4.79 £5.99

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7+ years

Hard Nuts of History: Myths and Legends

Tracey Turner

Hard Nuts of History: Myths and Legends

Myths and legends are packed full of daring, clever and ruthless men and women. But who was the toughest nut of all? Bursting full of entertaining and witty fact-filled text in bite sized chunks and jam-packed with hilarious full-colour illustrations ...

£4.79 £5.99

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7-8 years

A Horrid Factbook: Horrid Henry's Ghosts

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross

A Horrid Factbook: Horrid Henry's Ghosts

From multi-million-copy selling author, Francesca Simon, and David Walliams' illustrator, Tony Ross, comes the latest title in the successful Horrid Henry's Factbooks series. What's the most haunted house in the world? What's the scariest ghost story ever ...

£3.99 £4.99

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12+ years

Only Remembered

Michael Morpurgo, Ian Beck

Only Remembered

2014 will mark one hundred years since the outbreak of the First World War. To mark the date, this beautiful anthology will collect favourite extracts, images and poems from some of the UK's leading cultural, political and literary figures ...

£11.99 £14.99

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The Impressionists - A review

9 april 2017

The Impressionists - A review

“Impressionism was a painting style developed in the 19th century. The artists painted their impressions and feelings about the world around them”.

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5+ years

A Child's Christmas in Wales

Dylan Thomas, Peter Bailey

A Child's Christmas in Wales

All the Christmases roll down toward the two-tongued sea, like a cold and headlong moon bundling down the sky that was our street; and they stop at the rim of the ice-edged, fish-freezing waves, and I plunge my hand in ...

£6.39 £7.99

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5+ years

A Tale of Two Beasts

Fiona Roberton

A Tale of Two Beasts

There are two sides to every story. A little girl finds a strange beast in the woods and takes it home as a pet. She feeds it, shows it off to her friends and gives it a hat. But that ...

£5.59 £6.99

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2+ years

The Night Before Christmas

Clement C. Moore, Angela Barrett

The Night Before Christmas

Highly acclaimed artist Angela Barrett captures all the excitement and anticipation of Christmas Eve with her magical version of this popular festive verse. Her detailed illustrations depict a nostalgic, snow-covered world that sparkles with elegance and flair. A classic book ...

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8-12 years

Big Fat Christmas Book

Terry Deary, Martin Brown

Big Fat Christmas Book

The Big Fat Christmas Book is full of festive things that go bump in the night - the perfect read on a cold winter's night when you're waiting for Santa to bring a sleigh full of goodies. Christmas will ...

£10.39 £12.99

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Just Monkeying Around!

3 march 2017

Just Monkeying Around!

This week I was inspired to search through the Boolino library for books about one of my favourites, primates! There’s not many people I know that don’t like monkeys and apes so I thought why ...

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3-5 years

We are Not Frogs

Michael Morpurgo, Sam Usher

We are Not Frogs

The frogs always beat the toads at long jump but the toads don't mind - anything for a quiet life. But then the children - and Mutt the dog - come in search of some good jumpers, and the toads see an ...

£5.59 £6.99

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