CRX2 7 years +7 years +
With its refreshed look to celebrate the Roald Dahl 100 celebrations, this special edition of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is perfect for introducing children to the wonderful and weird world of Roald Dahl.
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With Quentin Blake's illustrations, this is the story of a boy from a poor family who wins a golden ticket to visit the elusive Willy Wonka's secretive chocolate factory.
When Charlie Bucket arrives at the tour - hosted by none other than Willy Wonka, the owner of the factory - he finds himself surrounded by nasty, spoilt brats. There's the greedy Augustus Gloop; arrogant Veruca Salt; repulsive Violet Beaurgarde; and TV-obsessed Mike Teavee.
But when the tour starts, what mysterious secrets will the group discover? Everything from oompa-loompas to a glass elevator await... this is a classic children's story from the world's No. 1 storyteller.
ALAZO 7 years +7 years +
Features simple, step-by-step instructions that show how to make a range of delicious sweet treats from peppermint creams to marzipan mice. Suitable for young cooks, this title features recipes that have been thoroughly tested to ensure perfect results every time, and none of them require the use of any dangerous techniques such as boiling sugar.
- RRP £9.99
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APZJL 9 years +9 years +
Did you know that the chocolate bar you can pick up from any corner shop used to be a precious and exotic food that only aristocracy could afford? This book looks at the history of one of our favourite foods, from the ancient civilisations who made the first hot chocolate to today's global sweets industry. Other topics covered are health aspects of chocolate, how it is produced, its chemical properties and how it is traded around the world. An ideal leisure read, but also perfect for coursework and presentations.
APWSK 7 years +7 years +
Join Sal, Kim and the rest of the Espresso team to find out all about chocolate. Explore cacao farming, the chocolate trade and how chocolate is made. Plus make a chocolate pinata, find out about the science behind melting chocolate, try a chocolate recipe and much more! This book is part of the Espresso Ideas Box series, which have a wealth of information and ideas for exploring topics in a cross-curricular way. They are produced in association with Espresso Education, the leading digital curriculum service in the UK - used in over 10,000 primary schools.
AQCKW 7 years +7 years +
From cocoa beans to factory to shop to home, discover the wonderful world of chocolate! Read about where cocoa beans grow, what difference fair trade chocolate makes to people, why ancient Mayans were drinking chocolate in the 6th century, how you can celebrate with chocolate, debate if chocolate is good for you, read an interview with a chocolate taster and learn how to bake the perfect chocolate cake.
APORF 5 years +5 years +
Full of easy, delicious recipes with simple, step-by-step, illustrated instructions. Children will love helping to make these tasty treats including peppermint creams, chocolate fudge and marshmallow crunch. Includes gift-wrapping ideas to make homemade chocolates and sweets into the perfect handmade gift. Each recipe is explained with simple, step-by-step picture instructions and photos of the finished results.
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AQCJJ 7 years +7 years +
From chocolate and tea to flowers and cotton, discover the history of fair trade and its products. Learn what difference fair trade makes to the people producing the goods, what the ten princlples of fair trade are, and how fair trade practices affect the environment. Read an interview with a worker from a fair trade project in India, debate the issues surrounding fair trade, make a fair trade ice cream sundae and find out amazing fair trade stats and facts.
AQBAL 7 years +7 years +
Follow the story of fair-trade chocolate from bean to bar! A simple text and clear photographs show each stage of the process. Panels alongside explain the history of chocolate and look at what fair trade means and how it works. The book was produced with the help of the Divine Chocolate. Divine is the only fairtrade chocolate company which is owned by its cocoa farmers.
AMAQZ 7 years +7 years +
Cocoa Warriors tells the story of Vakaki, a young Tabascan boy. He resents growing cocoa for his Aztec overlords. When Cortes, the Spanish conqueror, arrives, Vakaki sees a way to defeat his masters. These highly motivating, action-packed visual texts will excite young readers. TreeTops Graphic Novels offer a different kind of reading challenge to engage 7-11 year olds. These historically-themed stories contain links to real events and non-fiction pages to give context and purpose to reading. The thought-provoking topics make these stories ideal for encouraging discussion and drama. Books contain inside cover notes to support children in their reading. Help with children's reading development also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk. The books are finely levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book.
- RRP £7.95
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