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Top non-fiction books for school

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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!

Timelines of Everyone activity pack

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

Mysteries of the Universe activity pack

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

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!

Inventors activity pack

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

What's My Teenager Thinking?

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

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.