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From the wonders of space to Greek myths, here you’ll find our huge selection of bestselling children’s reference books, including maps and atlases, encyclopaedias, dictionaries and more. Discover the best nature guides for kids, or pick an inspiring present from the Little People, Big Dreams series for the next generation of changemakers.

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Our Bestselling Children's Reference Books

Guinness World Records 2024
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See Inside Your Body
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£10.99
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Kay's Anatomy
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£8.99
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Lift-the-Flap Picture Atlas
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Kay's Marvellous Medicine
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Look Inside Space
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See Inside How Things Work
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A Child's First Bible
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Jürgen Klopp
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The Diary of a Young Girl
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Knowledge Encyclopedia Animal!
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Rotten Romans
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£6.99
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Egyptology
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£25.00
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Terrifying Tudors
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£6.99
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Our Best Children's Reference Books New & Coming Soon

Cloudspotting For Beginners
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UEFA EURO 2024 Official Kids' Guide
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Fitter, Healthier, Happier!
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£9.99   £8.49
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Epic Adventures
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£10.99
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All About Flags
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£16.99
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1,000 Amazing World Facts
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£9.99
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The Animal Body Book
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Encyclopedia of Animals
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Countries of the World
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£4.99
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Explanatorium of the Earth
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£20.00
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Welcome to AI
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£14.99
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Shining Bright, Shining Black
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Knowledge A Visual Compendium
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Human Body A Children's Encyclopedia
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GREAT CIVILISATIONS
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£12.99
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LEGO Timelines
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£25.00
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Our Best Children's Science Books

See Inside Your Body
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£10.99
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Kay's Anatomy
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£8.99
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Kay's Marvellous Medicine
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Unlocking the Universe
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Kay’s Incredible Inventions
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Timelines of Science
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£20.00
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The Planets
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£12.99
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Why Is the Sky Blue?
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£14.99
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Everything Under the Sun
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Ada Twist, Scientist: Brainstorm Book
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The Big Bonkers Body Book
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Eureka!
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£19.99
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Kitchen Science
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£12.99
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Outdoor Activity Lab
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How It Works: The Body
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Women in Science
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£24.99
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Our Best Children's Little Expert Books

Why Politics Matters
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Why Money Matters
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Superhero Animals
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How Families Are Made
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Amazing Bodies
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£9.99
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Marvellous Vehicles
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£9.99
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How to Build a Home
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How to Save a Life
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£9.99
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Superhero Plants
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Our Best Children's Natural History Books

The Lost Spells
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First Sticker Book Planet Earth
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RSPB First Book Of Birds
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A First Book of Nature
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RSPB First Book Of Minibeasts
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RSPB My First Book of Garden Bugs
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RSPB First Book Of Trees
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Bugs to Spot
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£3.99
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On The Origin of Species
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The Little Book of Garden Bird Songs
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Slow Down
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£20.00
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Planet Earth III
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Poppy and Sam's Nature Spotting Book
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RSPB My First Book of Garden Birds
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Positive Thinking for Children and Young Adults

You Are A Champion
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You Are Awesome
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£9.99
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You Can Do It
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£9.99
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Fall Off, Get Back On, Keep Going
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Dare to Be You
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£9.99
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Back On Track
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£8.99
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Break the Mould
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£9.99
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Mission Total Resilience
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Mission: Total Confidence
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Dare to be Different
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£20.00
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Perfectly Weird, Perfectly You
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Allies
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£12.99
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The You Are Awesome Journal
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Your Mood Journal
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£12.99
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My Hidden Chimp
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£12.99
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Proving that you don't need fancy kit or a nature reserve to enjoy a fulfilling birdwatching experience, expert birder and much-loved nature presenter Chris Packham provides an invaluable guide to this most rewarding pasttime.
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Our Best Children's Encyclopeadias

Guinness World Records 2024
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Guinness World Records 2023
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Fitter, Healthier, Happier!
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Eyewitness Encyclopedia of Everything
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My Encyclopedia of Very Important Things
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My First Encyclopedia
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DK
£8.99
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My Encyclopedia of Very Important Dinosaurs
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The Usborne Children's Encyclopedia
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DK Children's Encyclopedia
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DK
£20.00
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My Very Important Human Body Encyclopedia
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Knowledge Encyclopedia Plants and Fungi!
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Knowledge Encyclopedia Ocean!
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Knowledge Encyclopedia
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£25.00
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Festivals of the World

Busy Eid
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£6.99
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Little First Stickers Eid
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Ramadan
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£5.99
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Mr. Men Little Miss Happy Eid
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First Festivals: Ramadan
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Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr
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First Festivals: Lunar New Year
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British Museum: Celebrate!
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The Big Book of Festivals
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Busy Chinese New Year
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Baby's First Lunar New Year
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£4.99
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The Best Diwali Ever (PB)
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I Love Chinese New Year
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Peppa Pig: Chinese New Year
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All About Eid: Things to Make and Do
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Little First Stickers Chinese New Year
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Michaels Morpurgo and Foreman join forces to create a beautiful tribute to those who fought in the D-Day landings eighty years ago, with a moving, evocatively illustrated story of the meaning of military service.
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Our Best Children's History Books

The Diary of a Young Girl
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Romans Magnified
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£16.99
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History's BIGGEST Show-offs
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The Incredible Pop-up Mummy
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Gods of the Ancient World
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Spies
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£18.99
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You Are History
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£14.99
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Horrible Christmas
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£9.99
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The Queen's Wardrobe
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The Kingfisher World History Atlas
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Unstoppable Us
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Civil Rights Stories: Human Rights
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Our Best Children's Maps & Atlases

Children's Illustrated Atlas
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£14.99
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Maps
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Children's Picture Atlas
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Collins Primary Atlas
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Children's Illustrated World Atlas
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The Worst in the World
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Sticker Picture Atlas of the World
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Collins Junior Atlas
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What's Where on Earth? History Atlas
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What's Where on Earth?
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£14.99
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An Amazing History Atlas of Scotland
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Oxford (Newspaper edition)
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Epic Adventures
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£10.99
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What's Where on Earth? Atlas
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£14.99
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Collins First Atlas
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Collins School Atlas
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All About Flags
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£16.99
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The Disney Book of Maps
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Our Best Children's Dictionaries

Oxford School Dictionary
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Oxford School Thesaurus
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Spanish Gem Dictionary
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French Gem Dictionary
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Roots of Happiness
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£16.99
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Every Word Tells a Story
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Italian Gem Dictionary
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Primary Dictionary
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English Gem Thesaurus
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Oxford School Dictionary
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English Pocket Dictionary
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German Gem Dictionary
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Easy Learning Spanish Dictionary
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School Dictionary
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