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Non fiction for year one boy.

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redcaryellowcar Thu 17-Nov-16 19:02:19

Can anyone recommend non fiction books for year one boy, he's really interested in one we have on history of Britain and one on Ancient Rome, but I suspect would be interested in most things!

iseenodust Fri 18-Nov-16 10:41:57

National Geographic have a great series called Little kids first big book...eg. of the world/of who (avail on Amazon).
Usborne series is called 'big book of' ...big machines/sea creatures/planets.

PhilODox Fri 18-Nov-16 10:48:23

Usborne and DJ have some wonderful books. The "see inside" series by usborne are great for this age. There's lots of different topics - we have trains, castles, space, human body, DS loves them.
Usborne also have things like junior science dictionary which covers lots of topics that would then spark off other books ( libraries often have lots of non-fiction for young children, so you can try lots rather than buy).
DK have some great encyclopaedias, think we have a dinosaur one, it's A5 kind of size, and of course, star wars.
The Book People often have nice non-fiction books- we have some nice sets from there, and children's atlas, etc.
We also have some really nice Greek and roman myths books, technically not non-fiction I suppose!

PhilODox Fri 18-Nov-16 10:49:25

DJ is DK! Dorling Kindersley as was

ameliesfabulousdestiny1 Fri 18-Nov-16 14:12:48

Yes! We've got one of those smile
The whole Unborne "See Inside" series (ships, space, London etc).
100 Things to Know About Science.
Junior Picture Dictionary.

ameliesfabulousdestiny1 Fri 18-Nov-16 14:31:29

Sorry, I meant "Usborne"

CruCru Fri 18-Nov-16 14:35:43

Absolutely everyone needs this book about microbes.

There is also one about poo (sounds horrid but is great).

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