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Topics : Primary School Schools Books

  • Starting School

    Caryn Jenner

    Product Code: APWKV
    Paperback 5 years +
    This book is aimed at children who are due to start school, and can be shared with young children to answer their many questions about what school life will be like. Many varied school settings and scenarios are explored to show that different schools work in different ways. At all times, children are encouraged to look forward to this new experience and to be reassured that there will be other children just like them at school, and that there will always be people there to help them settle in. Warm and funny illustrations by the wonderful Arthur Robins will reassure and amuse children and adults alike. There is also a Top Tips section to provide ideas for parents or carers on how to support their child in the run up to the Big Day.
  • Not Fair, Won't Share - A Book About Sharing

    Sue Graves

    Product Code: APVIE
    Paperback 5 years +
    Miss Clover has made a space station. Posy, Ben and Alfie must take turns to play with it. But Posy doesn't want to share, and everyone gets cross. Can the children learn to enjoy it together? This series introduces young children to different aspects of our emotions and behaviour. A fictional story is backed up by suggestions for activities and ideas to talk about, while a wordless storyboard encourages children to tell another story.
  • Starting School: Do I Have to Go to School?

    Pat Thomas

    Product Code: AQBFN
    Paperback 5 years +
    A beautifully illustrated picture book for children who are starting school for the first time. Going to school is a huge change for young children, this book encourages children to discover the joy of learning new things, meeting new people and having new experiences. Notes for parents and teachers at the back of the book provide valuable advice for how to share this book with your child or class. Written by a trained psychotherapist, journalist and parent, and illustrated by an experienced children's book artist, this is part of an acclaimed and successful series of picture-book non-fiction for Early Years. Books in the series give advice and promote interaction between children, parents, and teachers on a wide variety of personal, social and emotional issues. They are excellent tools for teachers to use during classroom discussions.
  • School in Many Cultures

    Heather Adamson

    Product Code: BMUDG
    Paperback 5 years +
    All over the world, students go to school. How are these schools the same as yours? How are they different?
    • £7.89
    • RRP £7.99
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  • Going to School

    Rebecca Rissman

    Product Code: AMZFR
    Paperback 5 years +
    "How did children learn in the past? Read this book to find out--and learn all about how going to school has changed over time!"--
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    • RRP £7.99
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  • Our Island School

    Deborah Chancellor

    Product Code: APYMB
    Hardback 5 years +
    A group of friends from Tobermory Primary School in Mull, Scotland are going on a walk. The children have planned their walk carefully and have a list of questions they want to answer about their local area. We then follow them as they explore thier local area and answer their questions. This book is part of 'A walk from' series which explores different geographical environments using maps and photos. It helps young children understand geographical similarities and differences through studying the human and physical geography of a small area of the United Kingdom. The books feature key physical and human geographical vocabulary and skills such as compass directions, map reading and recognising landmarks and features.

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