Science books

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We believe science should be exciting and inspiring. Usborne science books include flap books and sticker books that explain key concepts in a fun and interactive way, and encyclopedias and illustrated dictionaries that support homework at every level.

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Computers and coding

These books introduce computers and the internet to children, with lively tips on staying safe, and give fun instructions for first steps into coding – a key curriculum topic.

Usborne Science Encyclopedia with QR links

The Usborne Science Encyclopedia covers topics from gravity, flight and floating to genes and DNA. QR links for each topic take you instantly to video clips and other multimedia content. 

A superb reference book, likely to encourage much happy browsing as well as to provide solid information to support school work. review of the Usborne Science Encyclopedia

100 Things to Know About Science

Packed with facts and colourful infographics on both familiar and less familiar topics from the Earth’s magnetic poles to spider venom and black holes. Includes internet links to specially selected websites where readers can discover even more surprising science facts. Find out more...

100 things to know about science
Will inspire a new generation of scientists. The Surrey Advertiser