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Books by Anna Claybourne

  • Greek Myths and Legends

    Anna Claybourne

    Product Code: AAHHZ
    Paperback 7 years +
    This is a new edition of this detailed introduction to the most famous gods and goddesses in Greek mythology and their exploits. Fully illustrated throughout, this title helps the reader to understand the stories of the Greek gods and the way in which they were worshipped. A full index and 'Who's Who' section at the back of this book make it a must for those studying mythology or researching for a project.
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  • Pompeii

    Anna Claybourne

    Product Code: APMZI
    Paperback 7 years +
    Each title in this series contains a vivid evocation of a major historical catastrophe, in an easy-to-follow manner. 'Pompeii' recounts the tragic story of the Italian city that came to a sudden end upon the furious eruption of the volcano Vesuvius.
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  • The Story of Inventions

    Anna Claybourne

    Product Code: AFPHM
    Paperback 7 years +
    From toilets, bread and blue jeans to aeroplanes, microwaves and computers, this title explains how, when and why the ingenious inventions that surround us were created. The development of one invention is detailed over each double page, revealing the real-life stories behind each creation, as well as how they have been influenced by other discoveries over the ages. Humorous illustrations by Adam Larkum show how the inventions work.
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  • Healthy for Life: Food and Eating

    Anna Claybourne

    Product Code: BRVZT
    Paperback
    Food can be confusing! There's a lot of information out there about which foods are 'good' or 'bad' for you - and it seems to change every week! And people can sometimes get very stressed about food and eating, and how it affects their bodies. This book for children aged 9+ explains how food works, so they can make their own decisions armed with all the facts. Is is part of the series Healthy for Life, which gives factual information on a range of health issues so young people can get the information they need to be healthy. The books feature fun infographic style illustrations. Why not seek out another title from the series: Puberty and Growing up; Food and Eating; Smoking, Drugs and Alcohol; Keeping Fit; Sex and Relationsips; Self-esteem and Mental Health.
  • Healthy for Life: Keeping Fit

    Anna Claybourne

    Product Code: BROXJ
    Paperback
    Keeping fit is about keeping your body working well, and avoiding illnesses and injuries. Getting exercise is one of the most important ways to do this, and that's mainly what this book is about. But exercise doesn't just work on its own. There are loads of ways to look after your body, and they all work together. This book is a guide for teens on how to keep fit and healthy. Is is part of the series Healthy for Life, which gives factual information on a range of health issues so teens can get the information they need to be healthy. The books feature fun infographic style illustrations.
  • Healthy for Life: Puberty and Growing Up

    Anna Claybourne

    Product Code: BPWBS
    Paperback
    Puberty is often a confusing time with many changes both physical and emotional to deal with. This book deals with all aspects of puberty in a straightforward and sensitive way so young children and teenagers are armed with all the facts. It includes the changes that happen to boys and girls, periods, moods and stress and introduces sex and sexuality. The text is accompanied by fun, graphic illustrations suitable for any age. Is is part of the series Healthy for Life, which gives factual information on a range of health issues so teens can get the information they need to be healthy. The books feature fun infographic style illustrations.
  • Romeo and Juliet

    Anna Claybourne

    Product Code: APNKP
    Hardback 5 years +
    These two new gift editions in the "Usborne Young Reading Series" are titles to treasure, published in hardback with a ribbon marker. Each title is a classic: The tragedy of William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" is delicately re-examined; and Lewis Carroll's imaginative fantasy "Alice in Wonderland" is given a larger-than-life retelling. "Usborne's Young Reading Series" was developed in conjunction with experts from the University of Surrey and is designed to encourage independent reading. Each title has clear, engaging text and is accompanied by stunning original illustrations.
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  • Amazing Evolution

    Anna Claybourne

    Product Code: BWGNN
    Hardback
    Evolution is a difficult idea; it deals with random, unlikely events, combined with vast lengths of time too enormous to comprehend. But the evidence of evolution is all around us-in the fossils of long-dead creatures that stumbled and fell along the journey of life, in the genes that made us, and in the relationships between all living beings, helping us to understand what makes them different and what makes them similar. Amazing Evolution explores the incredible ways that evolution works, starting with the beginnings of life 3.5 billion years ago, all the way up to the walking, talking super apes that can speak to others on the opposite side of the world and even walk on the moon-human beings. Learn what makes a fish a fish, a bird a bird, and what makes some superstar creatures so special. Filled with fascinating facts, clever connections, and engaging explanations, Amazing Evolution will keep children enthralled for hours.
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  • Science Makers: Making with Living Things

    Anna Claybourne

    Product Code: CDBCP
    Paperback
    Be a SCIENCE MAKER by experimenting, tinkering and building to discover the wonders of science! Learn all about LIVING THINGS by following in the footsteps of famous scientists, artists and inventors. - Create your own miniature greenhouse like inventor Nathaniel Bagshaw Ward - Be inspired by artist Antony Gormley and make a cast if your own hand - Build a DNA model, like biologists Francis Crick and James Watson, and much more! Each title in this series contains ten 'makes', prompted by featured profiles of great scientists, artists and engineers. Children will learn about and create the experiments and builds that have led to world-changing discoveries, amazing machines and inspiring artworks. Perfect for KS2 science and technology classes aged 9 and up.
  • Science Makers: Making with Machines

    Anna Claybourne

    Product Code: CDAWX
    Paperback
    Be a SCIENCE MAKER by experimenting, tinkering and building to discover the wonders of science! Learn all about MACHINES by following in the footsteps of famous scientists, artists and inventors. - Build a battle catapult like famous machine-maker Archimedes - Make an artificial robot arm based on Kaylene Kau's award-winning design - Be inspired by sculptor Fi Henshall and create your own bird automaton, and much more! Each title in this series contains ten 'makes', prompted by featured profiles of great scientists, artists and engineers. Children will learn about and create the experiments and builds that have led to world-changing discoveries, amazing machines and inspiring artworks. Perfect for KS2 science and technology classes aged 9 and up.
  • Science Makers: Making with Forces

    Anna Claybourne

    Product Code: CBQJF
    Paperback
    Be a SCIENCE MAKER by experimenting, tinkering and building to discover the wonders of science! Learn all about FORCES by following in the footsteps of famous scientists, artists, engineers and inventors. - Build a car ramp and experiment with acceleration like Galileo Galilei - Be inspired by artist Lin Emery to build a kinetic sculpture - Make a hot air balloon like the Montgolfier brothers ... and much more! Each title in this series contains ten 'makes', prompted by featured profiles of great scientists, artists and engineers. Children will learn about and create the experiments and builds that have led to world-changing discoveries, amazing machines and inspiring artworks. Perfect for KS2 science and technology classes aged 9 and up.
  • Science Makers: Making with Light

    Anna Claybourne

    Product Code: CBQJE
    Paperback
    Be a SCIENCE MAKER by experimenting, tinkering and building to discover the wonders of science! Learn all about LIGHT by following in the footsteps of famous scientists, artists, engineers and inventors. - Make sun prints like photography pioneer Thomas Wedgwood - Be inspired by artist Tracey Emin to make your own neon sign - Create your own fibre optic lamp like engineer William Wheeler ... and much more! Each title in this series contains ten 'makes', prompted by featured profiles of great scientists, artists and engineers. Children will learn about and create the experiments and builds that have led to world-changing discoveries, amazing machines and inspiring artworks. Perfect for KS2 science and technology classes aged 9 and up.
  • STEAM through the seasons: Summer

    Anna Claybourne

    Product Code: BZNVA
    Paperback
    Discover science, technology, engineering, art and maths (STEAM) through original craft projects and recycle at the same time! This brilliant series combines learning science with seasonal craft projects, scientific experiments and fun activities. In Summer make your own mini lightning, create a bee hotel and uncover the secrets of sand, plus many more fascinating ideas to try out. Combining fun photos, illustrated step by step artwork and a dose of eco-friendly fun, STEAM through the seasons will ensure plenty to occupy any 6-8 year old!
  • Healthy for Life: Smoking, drugs and alcohol

    Anna Claybourne

    Product Code: BROXM
    Paperback
    This book, for children aged 9+, delves into the world of drugs and how these relate to our health. It explores medical, recreational and illegal drugs and includes topics such as smoking, addiction, legal highs and problems with drugs. It is illustrated with bright, graphic illustrations. Is is part of the series Healthy for Life, which gives factual information on a range of health issues so teens can get the information they need to be healthy. The books feature fun infographic style illustrations.
  • Healthy for Life: Sex and relationships

    Anna Claybourne

    Product Code: BRHAD
    Paperback
    This book is a fantastic introduction to the tricky subject of sex for children aged 9+. In a straightforward way, it explores what sex is and what it's for, examines sexuality and identity, what healthy relationships are like and tackles modern-day issues that confront teenagers such as sexting and online pornography. Is is part of the series Healthy for Life, which gives factual information on a range of health issues so teens can get the information they need to be healthy. The books feature fun infographic style illustrations.
  • Maker Models: Transport Hub

    Anna Claybourne

    Product Code: CCWRN
    Hardback
    Craft meets STEAM in these lively books that will help you design, build and create! Get ready to build your very own transport hub! From a maglev train to a cable car to a helicopter, step-by-step projects will give you all the instructions you need to make every element a model transport hub requires. Learn about principles of design and engineering as well as craft techniques to unleash your creativity! Every project has been designed to work using things you can find lying around at home, like disposable containers and packaging, and basic art and craft equipment. Why not check out the other books in the Maker Models series? Each book focuses on a place and will go through creating various parts of the structure. You could learn to make a space centre, a fairground, a transport hub, a mini-garden and biosphere or a theatre and film set, and all the elements that constitute them. For children aged 9+, this illustrated series will be great for rainy days and science days and a good inspiration for DT classes and clubs.
  • Science Makers: Making with Sound

    Anna Claybourne

    Product Code: CCWRD
    Paperback
    Be a SCIENCE MAKER by experimenting, tinkering and building to discover the wonders of science! Learn all about SOUND by following in the footsteps of famous scientists, artists and inventors. - Transform your voice into beautiful patterns like singer Megan Watts Hughes - Create sci-fi sound effects like composer Delia Derbyshire - Catch intruders with Augustus Russell Pope's pressure mat alarm, and much more! Each title in this series contains ten 'makes', prompted by featured profiles of great scientists, artists and engineers. Children will learn about and create the experiments and builds that have led to world-changing discoveries, amazing machines and inspiring artworks. Perfect for KS2 science and technology classes aged 9 and up.
  • Maker Models: Biosphere and Mini-garden

    Anna Claybourne

    Product Code: CCWGO
    Hardback
    Craft meets STEAM in these lively books that will help you design, build and create! Get ready to build your very own biosphere or mini-garden! From fountains to greenhouses and grass art, step-by-step projects will give you all the instructions you need to make every element a model biosphere needs. Learn about principles of design and engineering as well as craft techniques to unleash your creativity! Every project has been designed to work using things you can find lying around at home, like disposable containers and packaging, and basic art and craft equipment. Why not check out the other books in the Maker Models series? Each book focuses on a building and will go through creating various parts of the structure. You could learn to make a castle and its grounds, a fairground, a transport hub, a mini-garden and biosphere or a theatre and film set and all the elements that constitute them. For children aged 9+, this illustrated series will be great for rainy days and science days and a good inspiration for DT classes and clubs.
  • STEAM through the seasons: Autumn

    Anna Claybourne

    Product Code: CCDHZ
    Paperback
    Discover science, technology, engineering, art and maths (STEAM) through original craft projects and recycle at the same time! This brilliant series combines learning science with seasonal craft projects, scientific experiments and fun activities. In Autumn make your own spider's web, create an erupting pumpkin or examine leaf fossils, plus there's many more fascinating ideas to try out. Combining fun photos, illustrated step-by-step artwork and a dose of eco-friendly fun, STEAM through the seasons will ensure plenty to occupy any 6-8-year-old!
  • STEAM through the seasons: Winter

    Anna Claybourne

    Product Code: CCDAW
    Paperback
    Discover science, technology, engineering, art and maths (STEAM) through original craft projects and recycle at the same time! This brilliant series combines learning science with seasonal craft projects, scientific experiments and fun activities. In Winter why not create some ice balloons, investigate crystals or design your own bottle bird feeder, plus many more fascinating ideas to try out. Combining fun photos, illustrated step-by-step artwork and a dose of eco-friendly fun, STEAM through the seasons will ensure plenty to occupy any 6-8-year-old!
  • Science Skills Sorted!: Evolution and Classification

    Anna Claybourne

    Product Code: CBXBS
    Paperback
    Evolution and classification are brilliant things to study scientifically. Plants, humans and other animals have incredible adaptations that mean they can survive in their habitats on Earth. In Evolution and Classification you'll delve into the science behind these marvels of the natural world by conducting investigations and experiments using the ATOM method - Ask, Test, Observe and Measure - to ensure you're working just like a professional scientist. Find out why camouflage is important for survival and how humans and other animals decide whether something is food or not. Discover the ways some animals attract a mate to breed with and the important role genes play! At the end of the book, scientific guidelines explain why scientists do things a certain way and the things they look out for or try to avoid. Science Skills Sorted are six topic books for children aged 8+ studying KS2 science. The ATOM method is designed to help readers work scientifically as they are taught to in the classroom, and each of the investigations is accompanied by explanatory text to uncover facts about the topic. A range of experiments in each book means that while some may need a little more equipment than others, there are plenty experiments that are cheap and accessible, using objects easily found in the classroom or at home.
  • Maker Models: Theatre and Film Set

    Anna Claybourne

    Product Code: CAZFF
    Hardback
    Craft meets STEAM in these lively books that will help you design, build and create! Get ready to build your very own theatre and film set! From set design to special effects and red curtains, step-by-step projects will give you all the instructions you need to make every element a model theatre or film set requires. Learn about principles of design and engineering as well as craft techniques to unleash your creativity! Every project has been designed to work using things you can find lying around at home, like disposable containers and packaging, and basic art and craft equipment. Why not check out the other books in the Maker Models series? Each book focuses on a place and will go through creating various parts of the structure. You could learn to make a space centre, a fairground, a transport hub, a mini-garden and biosphere or a theatre and film set and all the elements that constitute them. For children aged 9+, this photographic series will be great for rainy days and science days and a good inspiration for DT classes and clubs.
  • Maker Models: Fairground

    Anna Claybourne

    Product Code: CAZFD
    Hardback
    Craft meets STEAM in these lively books that will help you design, build and create! Get ready to build your very own fairground! From a carousel to the big wheels and roller coasters, step-by-step projects will give you all the instructions you need to make every element a model fairground needs. Learn about principles of design and engineering as well as craft techniques to unleash your creativity! Every project has been designed to work using things you can find lying around at home, like disposable containers and packaging, and basic art and craft equipment. Why not check out the other books in the Maker Models series? Each book focuses on a place and will go through creating various parts of the structure. You could learn to make a space centre, a fairground, a transport hub, a mini-garden and biosphere or a theatre and film set and all the elements that constitute them. For children aged 9+, this photographic series will be great for rainy days and science days and a good inspiration for DT classes and clubs.
  • Science Skills Sorted!: Rocks and Fossils

    Anna Claybourne

    Product Code: CAYZT
    Paperback
    Rocks and fossils are brilliant things to study scientifically. They can tell us a huge amount of interesting information about our rocky planet - Earth. In Rocks and Fossils you'll delve into the science behind these marvels of the natural world by conducting ten investigations and experiments using the ATOM method - Ask, Test, Observe and Measure - to ensure you're working just like a professional scientist. Find out about the three main types of rock and what happens to rocks during a volcanic eruption and in processes like weathering and erosion. Discover how and why fossils form and how hard or soft some rocks can be! At the end of the book, scientific guidelines explain why scientists do things a certain way and the things they look out for or try to avoid. Science Skills Sorted are six topic books for children aged 8+ studying KS2 science. The ATOM method is designed to help readers work scientifically as they are taught to in the classroom, and each of the investigations is accompanied by explanatory text to uncover facts about the topic. A range of experiments in each book means that while some may need a little more equipment than others, there are plenty experiments that are cheap and accessible, using objects easily found in the classroom or at home.

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