Fun and informative, our books for children are a great way to introduce kids to the natural world.
Find out more about our children's books below.
Encounter life on Earth millions of years ago with this fun and fact-filled activity book about dinosaurs and the world in which they lived.
From huge, roaring tigers to small, purring pet cats, this book explores these sleek and beautiful animals.
Find out about frogs and toads, snakes and lizards with this fun children's book.
Explore the hunting skills of predators large and small, and take a close look at how they trap, chase and catch their prey.
Explore the wings and flying skills of birds, bats and insects, in incredible close-up.
Animal Records is the definitive guide to the most exceptional creatures on Earth, from the strongest and shortest to the longest and laziest. This paperback edition has been fully revised and updated with new records and all the latest facts from the animal kingdom.
Big Bugs Life-size is the first book to feature life-size photographs of all the world’s largest and most spectacular bugs.
This colourful activity book is the ideal introduction to the wonderful world of butterflies for children.
With the use of pop-ups, fold-out landscapes and stunning illustrations, this interactive book reveals the strange but wondrous residents of this dark and inhospitable world.
It's dino-dinnertime but who eats what – and who eats who? Discover exactly what is on the menu, as you are invited to attend this dinner party with a difference!
Join the hunt to discover the ferocious rulers of the prehistoric world with this exciting interactive guide.
This interactive pop-up book takes readers on an exciting journey through the age of the dinosaurs and reveals the mightiest creatures to have lived on Earth.
Looking at butterflies and moths from prehistoric times through to the present day, this book gives a complete visual story and is a self-contained module of information on these insects.
What is life like underground? Where can you find the world's ugliest fish? Why are fungi so fantastic? Take an amazing look at the natural world with this comprehensive guide to the world of plants and animals.
Crystals are all around us, even in our bodies! Open your eyes to their beauty, uses, structure and variety – from what gives them their amazing colours to how a Quartz watch works.
Everything you ever wanted to know about our feathered friends; from the moment a chick hatches and grows in the nest, to how birds camouflage themselves, fly, hunt and feed.
Roar! Meet the prehistoric masters of the earth and discover how ancient fossils and footprints reveal their awesome world.
This reference book gives detailed information on fish. It has been structured so that the individual themes of each spread make up a complete visual story and a self-contained module of information.
Discover all you need to know about fossils in this introductory guide.
Bees, beetles, bugs, butterflies and more – love them or hate them insects are everywhere. Discover the different varieties, body-structure, life-cycles and behaviour – from why bees make honey to which insects have ears on their knees.
See how new born mice develop, find out how to recognise mammal footprints and discover why a wallaby has a pouch. Eyewitness: Mammal combines visual brilliance with informative text to provide everything a child needs for projects, reference or just plain old discovery.
Be an eyewitness to the fascinating world of plants - from flowers and fruit to plants that sting or even eat creatures.
Earth: we use it for building, industry, energy, sculpture, coins, and even jewellery. Find out all about it, from how our landscapes evolved, to mineral mining and how diamonds and precious stones are cut.
Be an eyewitness to the story of the seashore and the challenging lives of the creatures that survive its demanding conditions.
The skeleton is the framework of the body. It supports, moves, and protects. It allows us to walk, run, jump, and swim. This superb book brings its variety, complexity, and ingenuity of design vividly to life.
Take an interactive tour through the world's most complicated machine – the human body. With the use of pop-ups, pull-tabs and other novelty features, this is a fantastic introduction to how the body works.
Create your own colourful dinosaurs and find out lots of amazing facts about the rulers of the prehistoric world with the Natural History Museum’s new book for young dinosaur enthusiasts.
Go dotty about dinosaurs with this fun activity book for children. There are over 30 fantastic dinosaur dot-to-dot pictures and lots of fascinating bite-size facts..
Packed with 100 re-useable stickers, bite-size facts and fun learning pages, Natural History Museum Dinosaur Sticker Book is a great first book about dinosaurs.
This colourful activity book is a fun and informative introduction to life in the world’s oceans.
A colourful and informative introduction to 100 rocks and minerals from around the world.
A beautifully illustrated book looking at the lifecycle of stardust, the stuff that makes stars, planets , comets, meteorites and asteroids.
Join Britain’s much-admired monarch on one of her rare days-off, as she and her loveable pet corgi Mr Brown enjoy an action packed adventure at the Museum.
A unique guide to the history of life on Earth, with more than a thousand pictures and captions on a remarkable 2.3 metre long timeline.
The What on Earth? Wallbook of Natural History Mini Edition
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You can also buy other books, DVDs and lots of gifts inspired by the natural world.