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WTO2 7 years +7 years +
Unlock your children's imaginations and inspire them to start writing with the hints, tips and activities in this brilliant book for budding authors.
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This write-in book provides ideas for building plot, writing action sequences and creating characters, scenes, beginnings and endings. It also has creativity and writing tips from Oxford word experts.
MVY2 5 years +5 years +
Mustard, Custard, Grumble Belly and Gravy is a combination of two books of poetry written by Michael Rosen and illustrated by Quentin Blake.
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Readers who love the dottiness of Quentin Blake's Mr Magnolia will be thrilled by this crazy collection, which comes complete with a CD in which Michael Rosen reads his poems. This is definitely a must-have collection of poetry for every youngster's bookshelf. From 5+.
DOTT 7 years +7 years +
This collection introduces Dorothy Constance Mae Louise, or Dot as she prefers to be called, as she unravels mysteries with the help of her trusty sidekicks Beans and Top Dog McClusky.
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The four books in this series see Dot and friends saving the school talent show from sabotage; going on a spooky adventure in pursuit of a ghost; solving a mystery at Adventure Camp; and sniffing out a missing puppy in time for the Summer Fair.
Perfect for children beginning to read independently, these stories are witty, intelligent and engaging.
AWTY 7 years +7 years +
Our 10 hilarious poetry anthologies, featuring favourite Macmillan poets, are perfect for getting children excited about reading and writing poems.
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Joys of every kind are packed into this wonderful, funny collection of poetry. Chosen by some of the biggest names in children's poetry this collection will introduce young children to some of the funniest, silliest and most memorable words in verse.
Ideal to dip into, to read from cover to cover or to learn by heart, this collection is perfect for newly confident readers.
AMTEY 7 years +7 years +
This is a brand new series, bringing to life the fascinating lives of famous historical figures. Lively speech, gentle humour and full- colour illustrations bring the reader closer to the action as the story unfolds. Young readers will learn about each famous character as they read about their achievements. Ages 7-11
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EBJG 7 years +7 years +
Enid Blyton's stories are full of delicious food and this children's cookbook shows you how to make some meals the Famous Five would be proud of. Of course, there's also lashings of ginger beer!
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With ideas for every meal of the day, this is the perfect introduction for children to make and eat food with their favourite adults. From Famous Five-themed picnics to Malory Towers midnight feasts and party teas with the Folk of the Faraway Tree, these dishes are delicious.
The 42 recipes in this book have been compiled by popular chef and Junior Bake Off TV judge, Allegra McEvedy.
Book People and Enid Blyton - A Lifetime of Adventure
CSAC 7 years +7 years +
Providing over 10 hours of entertainment, this classic collection includes four complete and unabridged stories from Lewis Carroll, Dick King-Smith, Antoine de Saint-Expery and E.B. White.
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The timeless tales have resonated with young readers for over 70 years and the CDs will come in handy on both long journeys and before bedtime.
The stories will take you everywhere from the farmyard to Wonderland and even into outer space. The whole family will be riveted as they listen again and again.
Box size: 128 x 127mm, 10 CDs. Running time approx 10 hours, 51 minutes.
Titles in this collection: Charlotte's Web - Discs 1-3
The Little Prince - Discs 1-2
The Sheep Pig - Discs 1-2
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - Discs 1-3
KE1233 7 years +7 years +
This big box will tell budding scientists everything they need to know about the human body.
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The padded Wonders of Learning book provides a fun and informative introduction to the workings of the body and explains everything from what goes on inside our bodies to what happens to the air we breathe, while the Find, Stick and Learn sticker book helps children have some interactive fun while learning about its intricacies.
There are also wall charts to develop further understanding, stencils, colouring pencils and best of all - a build-it-yourself skeleton!
A complete guide to anatomy, the box even has a special design where children can project an image of a human body onto the wall of a dark room using a torch.
AMTET 7 years +7 years +
Three new titles in this burgeoning series, providing a great introduction to the remarkable lives of important historical figures.Each book describes a famous life, following the protagonist through their triumphs and tribulations.Lively speech, gentle humour and colourful illustrations bring the reader closer to the action as the story unfolds.
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AMTFB 7 years +7 years +
Usborne Famous Lives: NapoleonStirring narrative and lively dialogue combine with full-colour illustrations to bring Napoleon's epic story to life.
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Young readers will be intrigued and excited as they follow Napoleon's remarkable life from a humble Corsican childhood to Emperor of France.
Part of Young Reading Series 3 for fully confident readers.
Sent to a military school at nine, Napoleon rapidly rose through the ranks of the French Army. But a brilliant military career wasn't enough. Soon, he had seized control of France - and then he embarked upon a plan to rule all of Europe.
EKH2 7 years +7 years +
DC Comics Wonder Woman: Warrior for Justice! is part of DK's four-level reading scheme and follows the exciting adventures of DC's Wonder Woman. Packed with colourful comic book images and engaging facts that will capture kids' imagination, DK's DC Comics Wonder Woman: Warror for Justice! takes a close look at the character of Wonder Woman, her superpowers, friends and enemies. The mix of narrative spreads and genre spreads encourages children to access information from a range of sources and develop comprehension skills. DK Readers will help kids learn how to read - and learn to love reading.
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APNND 7 years +7 years +
Vividly describes the life of da Vinci, from his country childhood to his amazing legacy and explores many of his works of art, science, mechanics and architecture. Illustrated with photographs of real-life locations, artwork illustrations by Christina Uzner and reproductions of Leonardo's most famous works. Developed in consultation with reading experts from Roehampton University and a distinguished art historian.
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BAKC 7 years +7 years +
Sure to inspire some baking fun in the kitchen with the little ones, the Usborne Children's Book of Baking Cakes by Abigail Wheatley is your ticket to yummy homemade treats.
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With easy-to-follow recipes supplemented by colourful, eye-catching illustrations by Jessie Eckel, this hardback guide will show you how to make delicious cupcakes, muffins, cheesecakes and much, much more.
With tips for decorating and wrapping boxes and jars to make thoughtful and sumptuous gifts, this brilliant book has it covered.
ACEWY 7 years +7 years +
A Real WITCH gets the same pleasure from squelching a child as you get from eating a plateful of strawberries and cream. What's even more unnerving is that real witches don't look like witches. So how can you tell when you meet one? You'll find out all you need to know in this remarkable story about the most gruesome gang of witches imaginable!
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AQAUX 5 years +5 years +
Each title in this series tells the story of a man or woman whose dedication to their chosen cause led to changes that affect all our lives today. Each includes a vivid description of the world in which the famous person lived. This book describes how one blind French boy developed a system of reading, in the early part of the nineteenth century, that opened up the world to blind people everywhere. His development of a system of dots to represent letters was based on a military method of night communications. Through his story, the reader also learns what life was like for blind people then, and what a difference Braille made to them, while accurate drawings show how the Braille system works.
ACEWT 7 years +7 years +
This special CD pack contains four of Roald Dahl's much-loved stories. THE GIRAFFE AND PELLY AND ME: In this classic story of the Ladderless Window-Cleaning Company, we accompany Billy, who is lucky enough to join in the many remarkable and entertaining adventures of the Company's animals: the giraffe with an incredible stretching neck, the pelican with a magical beak and the dancing monkey. ESIO TROT: Here's a very tortoisey one that will become an instant favourite! Mr Hoppy is in love with Mrs Silver, but she only has eyes for her tortoise Alfie. She would so love Alfie to grow bigger, she says. In a bold attempt to outdo his rival, Mr Hoppy devises an ingenious plan to make Alfie grow and grow and grow...Wonderfully brought to life, here we meet THE ENORMOUS CROCODILE. He boasts that he is going to eat a child for lunch and sets out to trick all the children in his attempts for food. But his plots and disguises are foiled by the animals in the jungle - especially by Trunky, the Elephant. FANTASTIC MR FOX: Boggis, Bunce and Bean are just about the nastiest and meanest three farmers you could meet. And they hate Mr Fox. They are determined to get him. So they lie in wait outside his hole, ready to shoot, starve or dig him out. But clever Mr Fox has other plans! Find out what those plans are in this hilarious story, fully dramatized by Puffin Audiobooks.
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AQAVA 5 years +5 years +
Each title in this series tells the story of a man or woman whose dedication to their chosen cause led to changes that affect all our lives today. Each includes a vivid description of the world in which the famous person lived. This vivid narrative tells of how, two thousand years ago, when the Romans invaded Britain, not everyone went down without a fight. The book paints a picture of a wild Britain, of oppressed peoples and how one brave woman defied the might of Rome. Readers learn of how both the Romans and British lived, how they organised themselves, and how different peoples treated each other Brilliant line illustrations bring to life the excitement of battle and also the harshness and tragedy of defeat. The book is a handy companion to those readers learning about the Romans in Key Stage 2.
UGP2 7 years +7 years +
The Usborne Geography Encyclopedia with Complete World Atlas is packed with information about the planet Earth, revealing everything from its physical characteristics to a detailed look at the people and governments of every continent.
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Fully up to date, there are some sumptuous photographs to pore over, as well as clear explanatory diagrams and comprehensive maps.
AREHY 7 years +7 years +
So what was it like to live in Shakespeare's time? What do we actually know about him? And how does someone become that famous? These are just a few of the questions addressed in this lively and accessible book on the life and works of William Shakespeare by award-winning author Michael Rosen. Ideal for browsing, the text is divided into clear sections and includes studies of four of Shakespeare's plays, intriguing facts and information about Shakespeare himself and the world at this time, accompanied by a useful timeline.
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ANLSB 7 years +7 years +
A write-in book which will allow children to pen their very own adventure story. With lots of hints and tips on how to create characters, plan plots, write dialogue and stage all-important action scenes, this book will start budding writers off with simple exercises, and build them up until they are racing through their own short stories.
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