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Browse our selection of non-fiction videos and resources below, contact us if you’d like to see something else on this page, and check back soon as we’re adding more content every month!

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Jeffrey Boakye

Jeffrey Boakye

Jeffrey redefines British history, the Empire, postcolonialism and more through the exploration of Black music
Suitable for Ages 11+

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Michael Rosen

Michael Rosen

Hear Michael talk about poetry, his WWII memoir, and his bestselling ‘We’re Going On A Bear Hunt’ picture book
Suitable for Ages 5-7, 7-11, 11+

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Atinuke

Atinuke

Learn about Africa’s geography, history, people, animals, culture and resources in this non-fiction book
Suitable for Ages 7-11, 11+

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Marcia Williams

Marcia Williams

Learn about the Rights of the Child and the amazing children who have stood up for them all over the world
Suitable for Ages 7-11, 11+

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Dougie Poynter

Dougie Poynter

Join the conservation conversation and find out how you can reduce plastic pollution with Dougie Poynter
Suitable for Ages 7-11

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Onjali Rauf

Onjali Q. Rauf

Explore the refugee crisis with ‘The Boy at the Back of the Class’, and the topic of hope with ‘Hope on the Horizon’
Suitable for Ages 7-11

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Ben Hubbard

Ben Hubbard

Celebrate the 50 year anniversary of the Apollo moon landing with non-fiction author, Ben Hubbard
Suitable for Ages 7-11

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Steve Mould

Steve Mould

Scientist and presenter, Steve Mould, demonstrates a few experiments and talks about writing non-fiction
Suitable for Ages 7-11

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Charlotte Milner

Charlotte Milner

Charlotte explains the importance of bees and the sea with ‘The Sea Book’ and ‘The Bee Book’
Suitable for Ages 5-7, 7-11

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Alex Bellos and Ben Lyttleton

Enrol into Football School and learn about more than just sport
Suitable for Ages 5-7, 7-11

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Using everyday examples, clear explanations and colourful illustrations by Sarah Jennings, this book prompts children to broaden their perspectives and rejoice in their differences.

The Same But Different

Molly Potter

An introduction by Molly Potter
Suitable for Ages 5-7 Ages 7-11

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Join Roma Agrawal, the award-winning structural engineer who worked on The Shard, for an exciting behind-the-scenes look at some of the world’s most amazing landmarks.

How Was That Built?

Roma Agrawal

An introduction by Roma Agrawal
Suitable for Ages 7-11

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Listified! takes the best and most amazing parts of the universe – erupting volcanoes, medieval machines, jumping spiders, exploding stars and everything in between – and organises them into quirky list form for curious kids and their friends and family to enjoy.

Listified!

Andrew Pettie

An introduction by Andrew Pettie
Suitable for Ages 7-11 Ages 11+

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Peter Frankopan, number one bestselling author and historian, explores the connections made by people, trade, disease, war, religion, adventure, science and technology in this extraordinary book about how the east married the west with a remarkable voyage at its heart – the journey along the Silk Roads.

The Silk Roads: The Extraordinary History That Created Your World

Peter Frankopan

An introduction by Peter Frankopan
Suitable for Ages 7-11 Ages 11+

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In this stylishly illustrated biography anthology, meet 34 artists, thinkers, athletes and activists with disabilities, from past and present.

I Am Not A Label

Cerrie Burnell

An introduction by Cerrie Burnell
Suitable for Ages 7-11

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This groundbreaking, practical and positive book will help kids develop the inner confidence to grow into happy adults who know – and, more importantly, LIKE – themselves.

Dare To Be You

Matthew Syed

An introduction by Matthew Syed
Suitable for Ages 7-11

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With easy step-by-step actions and inspiring stories of other children who stood up and said ‘no more’, this is the definitive guide to creating a better world wherever you live.

How You Can Save The Planet

Hendrikus Van Hensbergen

An introduction by Hendrikus Van Hensbergen
Suitable for Ages 7-11

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Learn about the causes of climate change and how it is affecting our world. Explore the human impact and what it means to have a carbon footprint. Read about creative ideas for tackling the climate crisis and more.

Climate Action

Georgina Stevens

An introduction by Georgina Stevens
Suitable for Ages 7-11

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Who are you? What is racism? Where does it come from? Why does it exist? What can you do to disrupt it? Learn about social identities, the history of racism and resistance against it, and how you can use your anti-racist lens and voice to move the world toward equity and liberation.

This Book Is Anti-Racist

Tiffany Jewel

An introduction by Tiffany Jewel
Suitable for Ages 11+

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Discover the astonishing things humans can achieve: from the campaign for women’s votes, to the efforts to heal the ozone layer.

How To Change The World

Rashmi Sirdeshpande

An introduction by Rashmi Sirdeshpande
Suitable for Ages 5-7 Ages 7-11

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Get creative with your favourite authors and illustrators by taking part in their fun and fast-paced 10 Minute Challenges.

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