Non-fiction books are essential tools for teaching children a range of subjects and topics. Children, especially young children, will not be held captive at all by teachers simply droning on at the front of a classroom. Kids love visuals and interaction, and therefore non-fiction books are so crucial as they allow children to explore a subject at their own pace. We have ensured that our books, which range from Nursery level through to Key Stage 3, are interesting and fun for children of all ages.
Our selection of non-fiction books covers a huge selection of topics such as art and history, geography and science, and maths and citizenship. We can provide you with the educational tools to ignite the interest and passions of your young pupils. Laburnum House has been supplying non-fiction books to school and libraries for decades and so we have a fairly good understanding of the titles required to keep up with the national curriculum requirements. However, we also understand that the education system is always changing with new demands being placed upon both teachers and pupils. So, if there is a title or subject you need which we don’t yet stock then please, get in touch and we will do our best to get it in for you.
Our selection of non-fiction works has been divided into easy to find categories below. Simply find the Key Stage you require, select the subject and browse our range of tried and tested titles that kids love learning from.
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This book helps children to develop critical thinking and debating skills. It examines the topic of animal rights in a lively and accessible way. Information is presented to help readers deliberate, d..
This book helps children to develop critical thinking and debating skills. It examines the topic of advertising in a lively and accessible way. Information is presented to help readers deliberate, deb..
Want to know what happened to unscrupulous tomb raiders if they were caught? How long it took to build the majestic pyramids? How embalmers removed the brain when making a gruesome mummy? Discover all..
Richard Marshall is from medieval England a young squire learning to be a knight. We will follow him on his journey learning to joust, fight and how to behave chivalrously. Experiencing, castles under..
We follow Felix on a journey starting when he was captured in Gaul (France) around AD 180 and taken to Rome to be trained as a Gladiator. We follow the strict training and brutal regime to turn these ..
Dar is a teenager who lived around 15,000 years ago during the Upper Palaeolithic era (late stone age). Dar will show us how he hunted, trapped, sheltered, played and lived in the distant past. How to..
Adaptation and Survival introduces the key concept of adaptation through fun, engaging and detailed descriptions of great white sharks' camouflage, giraffes' extremely long tongue and lots more. Brigh..
Books in this series introduce children to different parts of plants. Simple, accessible text breaks down crucial concepts and key vocabulary, and stunning photographs of a wide variety of plants show..