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  • Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World

    Kate Pankhurst

    Product Code: BIBFR
    Hardback
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    Kate Pankhurst, descendent of Emmeline Pankhurst, has created this wildly wonderful and accessible book about women who really changed the world. Discover fascinating facts about some of the most amazing women who changed the world we live in. Fly through the sky with the incredible explorer Amelia Earhart, and read all about the Wonderful Adventures of Mary Seacole with this fantastic full colour book. Bursting full of beautiful illustrations and astounding facts, Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World is the perfect introduction to just a few of the most incredible women who helped shaped the world we live in. List of women featured: Jane Austen, Gertrude Ederle, Coco Chanel, Frida Kahlo, Marie Curie, Mary Anning, Mary Seacole, Amelia Earhart, Agent Fifi, Sacagawa, Emmeline Pankhurst, Rosa Parks, Anne Frank
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  • Can You See Me?

    Libby Scott

    Product Code: BXGHN
    Paperback
    Libby Scott and Rebecca Westcott's Can You See Me? is an endearing, insightful and uplifting book about autism, empathy and kindness.

    It reveals how people don't seem to realise what Tally's thinking, but actually she sees, hears and notices everything...
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  • 50 Fantastic Ideas for Maths Outdoors

    Kirstine Beeley

    Product Code: AQFBX
    Paperback
    Outdoor learning is not just about taking what we do indoors and moving it out through the door of our setting. It involves equipment and experiences which are both unique and exciting. When planning for maths provision practitioners need to make sure they offer access to these amazing opportunities for learning and integrate them into children's ongoing play and exploration of their natural world. Designed to be used as a dip in dip out collection of easy to use ideas the author has tried to show how exciting outdoor learning can be developed on even the very smallest of budgets. As with all areas of early learning the author acknowledges the way that maths is integrated within play based exploration and linked to many other areas of learning. Offering ways to develop your existing provision as well as building new resources you will enjoy exploring all areas of early maths including number, pattern,shape and measuring.
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  • York Notes for AQA GCSE (9-1) Rapid Revision: Blood Brothers

    Product Code: BYKOP
    Paperback
    This handy little book will boost your revision and have you on track with your text in no time! Inside you will find: Easy-to-read bullet points - revise key content in a flash Key quotations - learn, practise, and remember instantly Model paragraphs - unlock great responses at a glance Quick quizzes and ideas maps - super-charge your revision! Plus: Top model answers - boost your level Lots of practice questions - prepare for success! Whether you are counting down to the exam, or need a bit of extra help studying the text, York Notes Rapid Revision will give you everything you need, in no time at all!
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  • York Notes for AQA GCSE (9-1) Rapid Revision: AQA English Language Paper 2

    Product Code: BYKOB
    Paperback
    Whether you are counting down to the exam, or need a bit of extra help studying the text, York Notes Rapid Revision will give you everything you need, in no time at all! Inside you will find: Easy-to-read bullet points - revise key content in a flash Key quotations - learn, practise, and remember instantly Model paragraphs - unlock great responses at a glance Quick quizzes and ideas maps - super-charge your revision! Plus: Top model answers - boost your level Lots of practice questions - prepare for success!
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  • Stories for Interactive Assemblies

    Nigel Bishop

    Product Code: ADQEH
    Paperback
    This book features 15 easy-to-tell stories combining biblical teaching with contemporary storytelling.

    In this title, each unit also contains a teacher's page giving the Bible reference for the original parable and information to link the teaching to PSHE/Citizenship and the National Framework for RE or local SACRE guidelines.
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  • 12 Rules for Life

    Jordan B. Peterson

    Product Code: BXLIO
    Paperback
    Jordan B. Peterson's 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos is a book that focuses on the value of individual responsibility and what we can learn from ancient wisdom.

    He offers 12 profound and practical principles that will help you keep your life in order - from getting your own house in order before criticising others and comparing yourself to who you were yesterday.
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  • Educated

    Tara Westover

    Product Code: BSXTN
    Paperback
    This extraordinary memoir sees Tara Westover looking back over her life and how she grew up bottling peaches, rotating emergency supplies and hoping that when the World of Men failed, she and her family would not be affected too much...

    Tara didn't officially exist: she had no birth certificate or school records and didn't even have medical records. As she grew older, her father - who refused to set foot in hospitals - became more radical and her brother more violent.

    At the age of 16, Tara decided to educate herself - eventually ending up at Harvard and Cambridge. Only then would she wonder if she'd travelled too far...Could she still go back home? This is a tale of fierce family loyalty and of the grief that comes with severing close ties...
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  • 100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Outstanding Teaching

    Stephen Lockyer

    Product Code: AQFCQ
    Paperback
    Haunted by the fear of teaching the same lesson twice, Stephen Lockyer always makes sure he has lots of ideas up his sleeve! In this exciting debut book, this highly regarded primary teacher shares 100 of this very best. The pressure to teach outstanding lessons and to be prepared for no noticed inspections can sometimes be a little overwhelming, but in this book Stephen's creativity and experience in the primary classroom shine through and he provides primary teachers with quick, practical and easy to implement ideas to help achieve outstanding teaching. His highly creative approach will also help you to create a positive, inspiring and exciting learning environment for every child. Every idea includes step by step instructions, teaching tips for putting activities into practice and links to online resources and useful websites. From literacy initiatives like 'DEAR' ('Drop Everything And Read') and marking motivators like 'Microticks' to essential playground survival tips, this book is a compendium of originality that will consistently take your lessons that extra mile.
  • The Secrets of Sums

    Kjartan Poskitt

    Product Code: BYWOL
    Paperback
    MURDEROUS MATHS: The Secrets of Sums is full of facts, tricks and tips to help children discover why numbers are nifty and arithmetic is amazing. With a fabulous brand-new cover design for 2019 and simple explanations and hilarious characters to guide them through, children can: tackle the terrible times table master diabolical division conquer fractions - and much more! Illustrated by Daniel Postgate and presented in a bold, funky and accessible way so children can find out why maths is marvellous, a new generation of Kjartan Poskitt fans will be able to discover the world of MURDEROUS MATHS. Get ready to be amazed!
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  • Stuff Students Should Know

    Dan Marshall

    Product Code: BXIXD
    Paperback
    Can you make a healthy meal? Do you know how to proofread an essay? Are you able to plan a weekly budget? If the answer to any of the above is no, then don't worry - you're like the millions of other students worldwide! Luckily this book is here to give you a crash course in living while you learn. Full of useful advice and practical skills, it will provide you with the essential knowledge you need to take your first steps into the world of adulthood. From the little things, like planning a revision timetable, right up to the big, like negotiating your starting salary, this handy guide will arm you with all the skills you need to navigate life in the real world like a pro.
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  • Let's do Multiplication and Division 10-11

    Andrew Brodie

    Product Code: BVOPB
    Paperback
    This new series provides all the practice a child needs to build confidence in multiplication and division. More than 400 questions offer great revision of essential multiplication tables facts and guide every child through the processes of short and long multiplication and short and long division.
  • Bloomsbury Curriculum Basics: Teaching Primary Spanish

    Amanda Barton

    Product Code: BVKMW
    Paperback
    Teaching Primary Spanish offers a jam-packed, practical and easy-to-apply programme to plan and deliver effective primary lessons that will inspire your class and extend their knowledge. Linked to the National Curriculum guidelines for KS1 and KS2, each chapter addresses a specific topic and includes extracts from the curriculum itself, alongside a helpful summary, relevant Spanish vocabulary lists, cross-curricular links, and three fully-formed lesson plans. If you are a primary practitioner, a language tutor, or a subject co-ordinator who wants to plan and deliver an engaging programme in your classroom, an after-school club, or across your whole school, this book is for you!
  • The Courage To Be Disliked

    Ichiro Kishimi

    Product Code: BTQCW
    Paperback
    The Japanese phenomenon that teaches us the simple yet profound lessons required to liberate our real selves and find lasting happiness. The Courage to be Disliked shows you how to unlock the power within yourself to become your best and truest self, change your future and find lasting happiness. Using the theories of Alfred Adler, one of the three giants of 19th century psychology alongside Freud and Jung, the authors explain how we are all free to determine our own future free of the shackles of past experiences, doubts and the expectations of others. It's a philosophy that's profoundly liberating, allowing us to develop the courage to change, and to ignore the limitations that we and those around us can place on ourselves. The result is a book that is both highly accessible and profound in its importance. Millions have already read and benefited from its wisdom. Now that The Courage to be Disliked has been published for the first time in English, so can you.
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  • Ten Minutes to Bed: Little Monster

    Chris Chatterton

    Product Code: BSAFA
    Paperback
    Written specifically for bedtime, this story is full of magic, big paws, fluffy fur and little claws! Weaving a journey from lively beginning to gentle end, the ten minute countdown to bed is at the heart of this enchanting story. But will Belch the monster get to bed on time? This beautifully illustrated picture book is the perfect length for sending little ones off to sleep. Also available: Ten Minutes to Bed: Little Unicorn. 9780241348925
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  • Target Ladders: Speech, Language & Communication Needs

    Sue Lyon

    Product Code: AGMMB
    Other
    Every class includes a number of pupils whose learning needs are greater than, or different from, those of the rest of the class. All teachers should be able to identify targets to use as the baseline for intervention and to help those children to make appropriate progress in small steps so as to feel a sense of achievement. However, many teachers in mainstream primary schools don't know what the next 'target' should be. They know what the child can't do, but they often don't know how to express that as a target. This fourth title in a powerful new series of practical books will support SENCos and mainstream primary school teachers in thinking about what their SEN pupils can do and deciding on the next steps. It offers a system for setting and monitoring targets which can replace or complement IEPs. Suggestions for strategies and activities for achieving targets are included throughout. * Each book comes with a CD with photocopiable material, including targets pages and Records of Progress templates. Target Ladders: Speech, Language and Communication Needs addresses seven key aspects of SLCN: Early communication; Attention; Play and social interaction; Comprehension; Expressive language; Social communication; Speech. Helpful checklists and practical advice for creating SLCN-friendly classrooms make this an ideal practical resource for the busy primary teacher. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Differentiating for Inclusion series is designed to narrow the gap between children with SEN and their peers. Books in this series offer teachers helpful guidance in identifying both what children can already do and what specific targets they need support in achieving. The positive approach of structured small-steps targets, together with activities for teaching these, will ensure that children with SEN make accelerated progress. The books are all written by experienced practitioners.
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  • Target Ladders: Behavioural, Emotional and Social Difficulties

    Rachel Foulger

    Product Code: AGMND
    Other
    Every class includes a number of pupils whose learning needs are greater than, or different from, those of the rest of the class. All teachers should be able to identify targets to use as the baseline for intervention and to help those children to make appropriate progress in small steps so as to feel a sense of achievement. However, many teachers in mainstream primary schools don't know what the next 'target' should be. They know what the child can't do, but they often don't know how to express that as a target. This second title in a powerful new series of practical books will support SENCos and mainstream primary school teachers in thinking about what their SEN pupils can do and deciding on the next steps. It offers a system for setting and monitoring targets which can replace or complement IEPs. Suggestions for strategies and activities for achieving targets are included throughout. * Each book comes with a CD with photocopiable material, including targets pages and Records of Progress templates. Target Ladders: Behavioural, Emotional and Social Difficulties addresses six key aspects of BESD: Coping in the classroom; Unstructured times; Controlling emotions; Taking responsibility; Social interactions; Transitions. Helpful checklists and practical advice for creating BESD-friendly classrooms make this an ideal practical resource for the busy primary teacher. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Differentiating for Inclusion series is designed to narrow the gap between children with SEN and their peers. Books in this series offer teachers helpful guidance in identifying both what children can already do and what specific targets they need support in achieving. The positive approach of structured small-steps targets, together with activities for teaching these, will ensure that children with SEN make accelerated progress. The books are all written by experienced practitioners.
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  • Target Ladders: Dyslexia

    Kate Ruttle

    Product Code: AGMML
    Other
    Every class includes a number of pupils whose learning needs are greater than, or different from, those of the rest of the class. All teachers should be able to identify targets to use as the baseline for intervention and to help those children to make appropriate progress in small steps so as to feel a sense of achievement. However, many teachers in mainstream primary schools don't know what the next 'target' should be. They know what the child can't do, but they often don't know how to express that as a target. This first title in a powerful new series of practical books will support SENCos and mainstream primary school teachers in thinking about what their SEN pupils can do and deciding on the next steps. It offers a system for setting and monitoring targets which can replace or complement IEPs. Suggestions for strategies and activities for achieving targets are included throughout. * Each book comes with a CD with photocopiable material, including targets pages and Records of Progress templates. Target Ladders: Dyslexia addresses seven key aspects of dyslexia and other reading difficulties: Phonological awareness; Visual and auditory perception and memory; Phonics and spelling; Reading comprehension and fluency; Writing - handwriting, punctuation, sentences and text; Planning, organising and remembering; Self-confidence and motivation. Helpful checklists and practical advice for creating dyslexia-friendly classrooms make this an ideal practical resource for the busy primary teacher. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Differentiating for Inclusion series is designed to narrow the gap between children with SEN and their peers. Books in this series offer teachers helpful guidance in identifying both what children can already do and what specific targets they need support in achieving. The positive approach of structured small-steps targets, together with activities for teaching these, will ensure that children with SEN make accelerated progress. The books are all written by experienced practitioners.
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  • The Parents' Guide to Managing Anxiety in Children with Autism

    Raelene Dundon

    Product Code: CBXKE
    Paperback
    This guide for parents is a complete introduction to autism and anxiety. Drawing on the author's clinical experience working with children and their families, it provides parents and carers with everything they need to know to help support their child. It covers the basics such as what anxiety is, how it manifests behaviourally and why it is common in autism, before presenting CBT-informed practical strategies for managing a common range of anxieties: separation, social, performance, phobias, and generalised anxiety. It also has chapters dedicated to related behaviours including Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) and advice on managing meltdowns. This is a clear, concise and practical guide that answers any questions that parents and carers might have about anxiety and provides support strategies to help children with autism manage a range of anxieties.
  • The Miracle of Hanukkah

    Malachy Doyle

    Product Code: CBQIX
    Paperback
    The Miracle of Hanukkah is the perfect picture book to introduce children to the story and traditions of Hanukkah, with text by award-winning author Malachy Doyle and stunning, colourful illustrations from Christopher Corr, the talented team behind Rama and Sita: The Story of Diwali. King Antiochus has destroyed the temple and city because the Jews won't worship him instead of God. With no oil left, how will Judah Maccabee and the Jewish people keep the temple's flame alight? Whether you're looking for a gift for Hanukkah or a simple introduction to the story to share with children, this beautiful picture book is ideal.
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  • Queen of Darkness

    Tony Bradman

    Product Code: CBPXI
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    This gripping story set during the life of Queen Boudica brings the Key Stage 2 history curriculum to life. Perfect for fans of historical adventure. Young Rhianna is relived when Queen Boudica takes in her and her sister when their parents die. But there's a darkness in Boudica that's waiting to be unleashed and the Romans will suffer for their crimes against her. Soon Rhianna witnesses much more than the kindness that Boudica has shown her and her sister. There's a battle coming... and a terrible aftermath. Flashbacks offer dramatic stories set in key moments in history, perfect for introducing children to historical topics.
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  • 500 Essential Words: GRE Vocabulary Flash Cards

    Manhattan Prep

    Product Code: BYWCA
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    Manhattan Prep and its top-notch GRE instructors release the most comprehensive set of GRE flash cards on the market. Manhattan Prep's 500 Essential Words: GRE Vocabulary Flashcards go above and beyond other GRE flash cards on the market. Designed to help students develop a lasting understanding of words in a GRE-relevant context, the backs of all cards contain easy-to-understand definitions plus additional tools to facilitate learning, like usage notes, related words, etymology, and more. 500 Essential Words is the first in a 2-volume set of GRE flash cards--start with essential words and graduate to advanced vocabulary with 500 Advanced Words. Together, the sets comprise the most comprehensive vocabulary study tool on the market.
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  • The Careers Handbook

    DK

    Product Code: BXZQH
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    Find your perfect job here! From social media and IT careers to jobs in architecture, hospitality, medicine, science, law, and the environment, this comprehensive and updated new edition features more than 400 cool careers. Do you have a passion but can't work out how to make a career out of it? Do you want to change career but don't know where to start? Are you worried about career development? Or are you overwhelmed by so much advice you are lost in a sea of information? You're not the only one! The Careers Handbook is here to help, offering practical and inspirational advice about our constantly changing job market. This revised edition reveals the most exciting jobs in data science and online platforms, whilst also arming you with all the information you need for career success in more "traditional" areas, from accounting to teaching. This indispensable guide is ideal for teenagers and newly qualified graduates. Career counsellors will also find this a trustworthy companion for helping students with their future career planning. So, whether you want to become a nurse or computer games developer, a chef or cyber-security analyst (or you simply have no idea!), this book is your ultimate careers source. Concise and combining a user-friendly approach with a bold, graphic design, The Careers Handbook is like having your very own career coach.
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  • No Bullsh*t Leadership

    Chris Hirst

    Product Code: BXLIL
    Hardback
    Leadership is not some special club, open only to elites. It's not a gold star given to those with fancy titles and expensive degrees. Leadership is what we all try to do every day. Based on the author's hard-won experience, this smart, fun book delivers a step-by-step working manual on how to lead - for anyone. Full of simple and direct approaches, it demystifies an over-analysed subject to get to the heart of modern leadership: the life-changing, career-transforming power to get stuff done. These principles and actionable steps apply to every field, from small businesses to community initiatives, from schools to sports teams to global enterprises. You'll emerge with a clear understanding of culture and its importance, of how to confidently make decisions, and how to create teams that outperform the competition. Ultimately, you'll find that we can all be leaders, we just need to get on with it.
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