The Home Schoolers' Library

By The Bookshop on the Green

By The Bookshop on the Green

Home schooling is a challenge, but can be rewarding. Here are a few books and resources we've used with our own children, and might help you on your learning journeys...

Knowledge Encyclopedia Science!

DK

£18.98 £17.65

Excellent colour guide to all things science, explaining molecgggggggggggggggggules, forces and biology. One they can get lost in.

Kay's Anatomy: A Complete (and Completely Disgusting) Guide to the Human Body

Adam Kay and Henry Paker

£14.99 £13.94

This was a big hit with some of our children at Christmas - lots of biological facts are smuggled in amongst the entertainment and jokes.

Art A Children's Encyclopedia

DK

£16.98 £15.79

KS3 English Study Guide

CGP Books

£4.95 £4.60

Children's Dictionary: Illustrated Dictionary for Ages 7+

Collins Dictionaries and Maria Herbert-Liew

£12.99 £12.08

Every house should have one, and this strikes the right balance - neither too simple nor too complex.

Space: a children's encyclopedia

DK

£19.98 £18.58

Kings and Queens: Queen Elizabeth II Edition

Tony Robinson

£8.99 £8.36

Ocean A Children's Encyclopedia

DK and John Woodward

£18.98 £17.65

Children's Illustrated History Atlas

DK

£12.99 £12.08

History understood in geographical terms.

KS3 Maths Study Guide - Foundation

Richard Parsons

£4.95 £4.60

We've found this very useful for explaining difficult new topics. Maths has changed a lot since the 1980s!

10 Ten-Minute Animal Stories

Various

£12.99 £12.08

For when you just need 10 minutes' peace!

Edexcel GCSE Drama Study Guide

David Porter, Rhianna Elsden, et al.

£19.98 £18.58

Poems to Perform: A Classic Collection Chosen by the Children's Laureate

Julia Donaldson and Clare Melinsky

£6.99 £6.50

101 Things for Kids to do Screen-Free

Dawn Isaac

£14.99 £13.94

Which books have helped your family? Email [email protected] with any suggestions.