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Our best Christmas gifts: non-fiction

Curious kids will love our fact-filled non-fiction books this Christmas! From inspiring words to empowering tales and fascinating facts, there's something to keep all ages entertained this festive season.

National Trust: Big Outdoors for Little Explorers: Woods

Illustrated by Anne-Kathrin Behl
0-2

Explore the big outdoors in these action-packed animal board books with sliders on every page. Published in collaboration with the National Trust, this series of board books will inspire a love of nature in even the littlest of animal lovers. With vibrant artwork printed on white board, robust easy-to-use mechanisms…

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The Tree Book

Illustrated by Hannah Alice
2-5

Take a closer look through the seasons in this incredible board book about trees, with see-through acetate pages. Have you ever thought about all the amazing things that trees can do? How do they grow and why do they change through the seasons? How do trees help us and how…

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National Trust: 2023 Nature Month-By-Month: A Children’s Almanac

Written by Anna Wilson Illustrated by Elly Jahnz
7-9

Take an inspirational journey through the seasons with this updated edition of Nature Month-by-Month: A Children's Almanac. Beautifully illustrated by Elly Jahnz and written by nature-lover and wild swimmer Anna Wilson, this fantastic, fully illustrated guide to 2022 includes nature spotter guides, indoor and outdoor craft and activity ideas, seasonal…

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Everything You Know About Minibeasts is Wrong!

Written by Dr Nick Crumpton Illustrated by Gavin Scott
7-9

Minibeast fans will quickly become minibeast experts with this informative, inventive and entertaining take on an animal book! Do you know all there is to know about minibeasts? Bees die when they sting you, centipedes have 100 legs and cockroaches are indestructible, right? Well, this book is here to show…

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British Museum: So You Think You’ve Got It Bad? A Kid’s Life in a Medieval Castle

Written by Chae Strathie Illustrated by Marisa Morea
7-9

Part of Nosy Crow's list of publishing in collaboration with the British Museum, developed in consultation with some of the world's leading experts on medieval history. A kid's life in a medieval castle might sound like fun, what with all those cool battles and massive feasts, but actually life for…

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British Museum: Find Tom in Time, Michelangelo’s Italy

Illustrated by Fatti Burke
5-7

A brilliantly fun search-and-find puzzle book for children from 6+, developed in consultation with the British Museum. Tom's not only lost in time, he's lost his cat, too! Can you find Tom and his naughty cat, Digby, across the pages? Packed with detailed artwork, fascinating renaissance Florence facts and over…

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Writes of Passage: Words To Read Before You Turn 13

Written by Nicolette Jones Illustrated by Mary Kate McDevitt
9-12

An inspiring, accessible and powerful collection of words that matter. Published in a gorgeous hardback edition, with a stunning neon and foil-stamped cover, ribbon marker, and beautifully designed insides, Writes of Passage is the perfect gift for every occasion - birthdays, Christmas, school leaving celebrations, confirmations, bar and bat mitzvahs,…

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British Museum: Goddess: 50 Goddesses, Spirits, Saints and Other Female Figures Who Have Shaped Belief

Written by Janina Ramirez Illustrated by Sarah Walsh
9-12

Tales of powerful female figures have been told since the beginning of time and this collection brings together 50 stories from around the world. There are loving creators, wise leaders, fearsome warriors, gentle healers and mystical protectors, and they can each inspire you to find strength within yourself . .…

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British Museum: Secrets of the Dead

Written by Matt Ralphs Illustrated by Gordy Wright
9-12

Travel back in time to discover secrets of mummies and other human remains from around the world in this fascinating book, publishing 100 years after the discovery of King Tutankhamun's tomb. From ancient Egyptian mummies and European bog bodies to the plaster citizens of Pompeii, painted people of the Steppe…

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