World Book Day: STEMsational Books!
March 04th 2020

World Book Day: STEMsational Books!

*Updated for 2021!*

Let’s celebrate World Book Day with some super STEM & STEAM books!
Fill your children’s shelves with fun science, technology, engineering and maths

Protect the Planet – World Book Day £1 Book
You can purchase this book from World Book Day with your £1 school token! There’s even a FREE activity pack to accompany it too!

Our planet is precious, and it’s up to us to take care of it. You may feel small, but your small actions can make a big difference. This book will teach you that by acting with kindness towards other people, plants, animals, and yourself, you can help to protect the planet.

15 Minute STEM
Quick, creative science, technology, engineering and mathematics activities for 5-to 11-year-olds offers an exciting collection of 40 tried-and-tested, easy-to-resource STEM activities designed to engage and inspire young learners.

STEM Starters for Kids!
These books can be purchased individually by subject or as a full set!
Titles include Science, Biology, Robotics, Meteorology, Geology, Engineering, Technology & Maths.

Science Puzzles
From chemistry conundrums and mathematical mazes to technology teasers and engineering enigmas, there are plenty of puzzles to keep your brain in shape away from the lab. 

An Engineer Like Me!
Inventive illustrations and an empowering story combine to introduce young readers to the world of engineering, creative thinking and problem-solving. 

How Machines Work: Zoo Break!
Get your cogs turning with these mega machines! This amazing, award-winning visual guide showcases the science and technology behind the most important machines ever invented.

Little People, BIG DREAMS: Women in Science
Meet three inspirational women from the world of science: Ada Lovelace, Amelia Earhart and Marie Curie! This boxed gift set of three hardback books from the internationally bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series introduces little dreamers to the lives of these incredible women who worked in the field of science… and changed the world. 

The Essential Guide to STEAM – Making an Art out of Science!
Art meets science in this bright and colourful guide to key STEAM topics. From the types of energy on our planet or the physics behind sound waves to creative thinking and groundbreaking technology, the basic principles in this book will spark a lifelong passion for STEAM. 

Coding for Beginners – Amazon Listing
If you’re starting to code, take a look at this list of handy beginner guides.

101 Great Science Experiments – DK – £7.99
101 Great Science Experiments is bursting with fun experiments for you to try out at home revealing the secrets of science through practical and exciting projects. Find out how to use everyday objects to discover the principles of science. With 101 science experiments for kids inside covering topics such as colour, magnets, senses, electricity and much more!

My STEM Day – Subject Books
A series of four books packed STEM day activities focusing on science, technology, engineering and maths.

Mathmagicians! – Amazon – Johnny Ball – £8.99
Join Johnny Ball as he shows your child that maths isn’t just numbers and sums, it’s a fundamental, incredible, magical way to find out how everything works.

From Pi, the amazing number that’s vital for so much of everyday life, to perfect proportions – did you know Leonardo da Vinci worked out a person’s ear is one-third the length of their face? – discover how numbers, from ancient times to the modern day, have enabled us to explore, build and discover just about everything.

With puzzles to solve, conundrums to crack and incredible tricks to show to friends, Johnny Ball will teach your child to become a mathmagician!

World Book Day: Resources & Activities

Find more books here… and here!

About World Book Day

World Book Day is a registered charity on a mission to give every child and young person a book of their own. It’s also a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and (most importantly) it’s a celebration of reading.

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