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Be ready for the school year with DK

Inspiring a love of learning in children is at the heart of DK and we pride ourselves as being the go-to publisher for educational non-fiction books that complement school learning. 

Here's a selection of books to help parents be prepared for anything 2021 may throw at them!

Early Learning (Ages 3-5)

Stuff to Know When You Start School

A survival guide for the busiest job you'll ever have: being a toddler.

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How to Tell the Time

A fun first guide to how to tell the time, this bright and bold lift-the-flap activity book features a clock with moveable hands!

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1000 Useful Words

Strengthen kids' early reading skills with 1,000 very important words

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10 Minutes a Day Maths

STEM (Ages 9-12)

What's the Point of Maths?

Lets children discover the secret history of everyday maths and explore the why and where of essential maths topics

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The Periodic Table Book

A stunning visual encyclopedia of the elements

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Free educational activity packs

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The Secret Explorers activity pack

Join The Secret Explorers on a fact-filled adventure in this free activity pack!

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Timelines of Everyone activity pack

Discover the lives of incredible people in this free kids activity pack! 

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Mysteries of the Universe activity pack

Explore the vastness of the universe in this epic activity pack!

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Wild Scientists activity pack

Uncover nature's greatest scientists, engineers, and mathematicians from plants that can count to architect insects in this fun activity pack!

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Inventors activity pack

Learn about famous inventors and then have a go at designing your own invention!

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What's My Teenager Thinking?

Got a teenager at home? Everything feel heightened during COVID-19? Help is at hand. 

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World Earth Day kids activity packs

This Earth Day, help kids learn and engage with the environment around them through these informative and fun activity sheets.