Social Issues books - Children and Teenagers

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  • The Journey by Francesca Sanna
    The Journey (English, Hardback) Francesca Sanna

    A haunting echo of today, this beautiful book explores the unimaginable decision to abandon home in the face of war.

    $15.36 $17.95

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  • Fantastically Great Women Who Made History by Kate Pankhurst
    Fantastically Great Women Who Made History (English, Paperback) Kate Pankhurst

    Fantastically Great Women Who Made History is the eagerly anticipated follow up to Kate Pankhurst's hugely successful, Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World, number one best-selling children's non-fiction title. This beautiful title looks at the stories, accomplishments and adventures of many more brilliant women from throughout history....

    $8.11 $8.93
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  • Grandpa Christmas by Michael Morpurgo
    Grandpa Christmas (English, Hardback) Michael Morpurgo, Jim Field

    Renowned children's author Michael Morpurgo teams up with bestselling illustrator Jim Field in this stunning Christmas picture book....

    $11.13 $12.76
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  • The USA by Terry Deary
    The USA (English, Paperback) Terry Deary, Martin Brown

    Readers can discover all the foul facts about the USA, including which president was so scared of electric switches that he slept with his light on, why cowboys declared war on sheep and how to have a civil battle. These bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

    $8.74 $10.21
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  • Alastair Humphreys' Great Adventurers by Alastair Humphreys
    Alastair Humphreys' Great Adventurers (English, Hardback) Alastair Humphreys, Kevin Ward

    Hand-selected by Alastair Humphreys, read about the incredible journeys undertaken by twenty of the most heroic and impressive explorers who ever lived, including Ibn Battuta (14th-century explorer); Apsley Cherry-Garrard (a member of Scott's Antarctic expedition); Michael Collins (Apollo Moon mission astronaut) and Nellie Bly (who travelled round the world in less than 80 days). A wide-spread...

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  • Hope in a Ballet Shoe by Michaela DePrince
    Hope in a Ballet Shoe (English, Paperback) Michaela DePrince, Elaine DePrince

    Hope in a Ballet Shoe tells the story of Michaela DePrince. Sent to an orphanage, Michaela was mistreated and saw the brutal murder of her favourite teacher. Then Michaela and her best friend are adopted by an American couple, and Michaela begins to take dance lessons.

    $8.39 $10.21
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  • Introducing Teddy by Jessica Walton
    Introducing Teddy (English, Paperback) Jessica Walton

    Errol and his teddy, Thomas, are best friends who do everything together. Whether it's riding a bike, playing in the tree house, having a tea party or all of the above, every day holds something fun to do together. ...

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  • Woeful Second World War by Terry Deary
    Woeful Second World War (English, Paperback) Terry Deary, Martin Brown

    All the foul facts about the Woeful Second World War are ready to uncover, including why the blitzed Brits ate chicken-fruit, sinkers and nutty, what really happened in Dad's Army and how to make a rude noise with a gas mask. These bestselling titles are sure

    $7.15 $7.65
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  • When You Were Born by Benji Bennett
    When You Were Born (English, Paperback) Benji Bennett

    A beautiful birthday present, baby shower or christening gift this book creates a powerful emotional bonding experience for parents to share with their children from an early age. Also a book suitable for Adoptive Parents to read to their children.

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  • Fantastically Great Women Who Made History by Kate Pankhurst
    Fantastically Great Women Who Made History (English, Hardback) Kate Pankhurst

    Fantastically Great Women Who Made History is the eagerly anticipated follow up to Kate Pankhurst's hugely successful, Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World, number one best-selling children's non-fiction title in the UK market in 2017. This beautiful title looks at the stories, accomplishments and adventures of many more brilliant women from throughout history. The perfect gift for the...

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  • One Plastic Bag - Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of Gambia by Miranda Paul
    One Plastic Bag - Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of Gambia (English, Hardback) Miranda Paul

    Plastic bags are cheap and easy to use. But what happens when a bag breaks or is no longer needed? In Njau, Gambia, people simply dropped the bags and went on their way. One plastic bag became two. Then ten. Then a hundred....

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  • The Diary of Anne Frank (Abridged for young readers) by Anne Frank
    The Diary of Anne Frank (Abridged for young readers) (English, Paperback) Anne Frank

    An abridged edition that gives younger readers their first introduction to the extraordinary diary of an ordinary girl who has long become a household name. It features line drawings, family photographs, and an Afterword to explain why the Diary ends so abruptly.

    $9.02 $10.21
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  • See Inside Rubbish and Recycling by Alex Frith
    See Inside Rubbish and Recycling (English, Hardback) Alex Frith

    A fun and fascinating flap book that follows rubbish on a journey from the bin to the sorting factories and recycling centres. Over 60 flaps reveal how glass, metal, plastics and paper are recycled and what happens to the rubbish that can't be recycled.

    $12.30 $22.50
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  • Welcome to Nowhere by Elizabeth Laird
    Welcome to Nowhere (English, Paperback) Elizabeth Laird

    Forced to flee his home in Syria, a young boy and his family face the dangers of civil war. A moving story of conflict and hope, shortlisted for the UKLA Book Award.

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  • After by Morris Gleitzman
    After (English, Paperback) Morris Gleitzman

    After - The Nazis took my parents I was scared. After - They killed my best friend I was angry. After - They ruined my thirteenth birthday I was determined to get to the forest, to join forces with Gabriek and Yuli, to be a family, to defeat the Nazis after all.

    $8.42 $15.25
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  • Groovy Greeks by Terry Deary
    Groovy Greeks (English, Paperback) Terry Deary, Martin Brown

    All the most horrible facts about the Groovy Greeks ready for readers to uncover, including why girls ran about naked pretending to be bears, who had the world's first flushing toilet and why dedicated doctors tasted their patients' ear wax. These bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

    $6.65 $7.65
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  • Gruesome Guides: London by Terry Deary
    Gruesome Guides: London (English, Paperback) Terry Deary, Martin Brown

    HORRIBLE HISTORIES GRUESOME GUIDES: LONDON takes readers on a gore-tastic tour of the streets of London, exposing all of its most scurrilous secrets. Take a trip to the terrifying Tower, dip into the ruthless River Thames and peer into creepy St Paul's Cathedral. Plague, pestilence and fire, it's a trip no Horrible Histories fan will want to miss!

    $8.45 $8.93
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  • Flood by Villa. F. Alvaro
    Flood (English, Paperback) Villa. F. Alvaro

    With intensely coloured, gorgeous artwork, Alvaro F. Villa depicts the effects of a devastating flood on a family and their home in this wordless - and startlingly beautiful - picture book.

    $9.00 $14.50
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  • A History of Pictures for Children by David Hockney
    A History of Pictures for Children (English, Hardback) David Hockney

    David Hockney and Martin Gayford take children on a journey through art history, from early art drawn on cave walls to the images we make today on our computers and phone cameras.

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  • The Barefoot Book of Children 2017 by Tessa Strickland
    The Barefoot Book of Children 2017 (English, Hardback) Tessa Strickland, Kate DePalma

    Offers a visual introduction to children from around the world, with an emphasis on what they have in common.

    $15.04 $19.99
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