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Books by Anne Rooney

  • Curious Questions & Answers About Science

    Anne Rooney

    Product Code: BTGVK
    Hardback
    Curious Questions & Answers About Science takes a sideways look at all that is wild, wonderful and downright weird about science. Mind-boggling questions and answers Fresh, quirky illustrations will appeal to children Fun approach to learning with humorous Would you Rather? questions The entertaining question and answer format make Curious Questions & Answers About Science the perfect book for both eager learners and reluctant readers aged 7+. Find out how super body cells attack germs, what made the loudest sound ever heard, and how many stars there are in the known universe. Pauline Reeves' lively illustrations complete this wonderfully quirky fact book.
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  • Pirates: True Stories of Seafaring Rogues

    Anne Rooney

    Product Code: BUIQK
    Paperback
    This highly illustrated swashbuckling title is a visual treat and a book for the whole family to treasure. In it, readers can discover who were the real pirates of the Caribbean (and elsewhere). In Pirates: True Stories of Seafaring Rogues, we explore pirates throughout history and across the globe. We come face to face with some of the most villainous and scurrilous rogues ever to sail the seven seas. Included are the notorious Blackbeard, who terrorized the Caribbean and the Atlantic seaboard of America until he met his end in a dramatic shoot-out; and Captain Kidd, who might be the unluckiest pirate of all time, and whose legendary treasure is still sought after. These in-depth pirate profiles are interspersed with highly visual maps and curiosities exploring all the incredible details of life as a pirate on the high seas.
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  • Earthquake

    Anne Rooney

    Product Code: EQK2
    Paperback 11 years +
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    What is it like to witness an earthquake? This book looks at the Haitian and other earthquakes, using first-hand accounts to describe events and people's experiences, providing multiple perspectives from eyewitnesses, survivors, the emergency services, scientists and the media.
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  • Minecraft Master Builder: Mega Metropolis

    Anne Rooney

    Product Code: CDBTP
    Paperback
    Minecraft Master Builder: Mega Metropolis will take you step-by-step through the process of designing and constructing your own Minecraft city. Follow the step-by-step instructions to create an amazing city with skyscrapers, a shopping centre, a sports stadium, apartment blocks, an underground railway and an awesome amusement park complete with ferris wheel, water ride, haunted house, and bouncy castle! The instructions are accompanied with images to clearly show how to put together each building, plus discover some of the science behind construction as you go.
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  • Extreme Machines

    Anne Rooney

    Product Code: BYHAB
    Paperback
    Largest. Fastest. Biggest. Most Extreme. From gigantic, spaceship-carrying transporters to ultra-luxurious motorhomes and the Large Hadron Collider - the biggest machine ever constructed by humans - this eye-popping book covers everything young readers want to know about the most amazing machines on the planet! Covering machines on land, in the air, at sea and in space.
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  • My STEM Day - Maths

    Anne Rooney

    Product Code: BXYQL
    Paperback
    What does it really mean when you give 100%? How does money work? Can you measure your volume while taking a bath? With the help of dynamic illustrations and fun activities, My STEM Day explains how marvellous maths is right behind a whole host of everyday activities. Follow the clock through an average day, and find out how maths makes a difference in a huge amount of activities outside the classroom. The pages are filled with unique, fun and original illustrations, not to mention projects and experiments that turns maths from a scary challenge into a playful pastime.
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  • My STEM Day - Science

    Anne Rooney

    Product Code: BXYQJ
    Paperback
    Why do ice lollies melt? How do your lungs work? How do you digest your lunch? With the help of dynamic illustrations and fun activities, My STEM Day Science takes you through the day and explain how incredible science underpins everything you do. Starting in the morning and working through the day, you'll find out how science lies behind so many everyday tasks and objects. Every page is filled with amazing original illustrations which explain science ideas in a fun and simple way. Plus there are experiments, projects and activities for readers to try themselves, helping to bring science to life.
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  • York Notes for AQA GCSE (9-1) Rapid Revision: Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

    Anne Rooney

    Product Code: BUGFU
    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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  • Space Record Breakers

    Anne Rooney

    Product Code: BTOXB
    Paperback
    Space is mind-boggling. Time is measured in billions of years, and distances in trillions of miles. Space Record Breakers takes all this wonder and packages it in digestible, factual form, focusing half on the natural wonders of space and half on the history (and future) of humankind's exploration. What's the biggest known planet? The hottest star? The most intrepid astronaut? The first woman in space? The biggest volcano in the solar system?
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  • Mega Machine Record Breakers

    Anne Rooney

    Product Code: BTOKU
    Paperback
    112 fantastic pages crammed with facts about the world's biggest, fastest and most powerful vehicles, from speedboats to monster trucks, as well as rocketships, submarines, supertrucks... and more! Mega Machine Record Breakers is bursting with stats and facts, alongside stunning full-page photographs of the most amazing machines on Earth. From a giant crane that could lift 11 blue whales to a space probe that's travelled 17,000 million kilometres and counting - it's all in here.
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  • Minecraft STEM Challenge: Build a Theme Park

    Anne Rooney

    Product Code: BQYCE
    Paperback
    Simple-to-follow, step-by-step instructions for constructing a Minecraft theme park, including a bouncy castle, water ride, haunted house, ferris wheel, roller coaster and animal park. Read about STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) topics in the real world, then put your learning to use within the game, discovering the differences between real life and the Minecraft world. Using core STEM principles, this book will take you through the process of designing and constructing your own Minecraft theme park - from calculating area when building your rides and understanding the different properties of the materials available to you, to learning how gravity and friction affect the speed of your roller coaster. At the end of the book you will have created one amazing theme park, complete with multiple attractions, ticket booths and lighting.
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  • Minecraft STEM Challenge: Build a City

    Anne Rooney

    Product Code: BQYCD
    Paperback
    Build a bustling Minecraft metropolis - and get to grips with STEM concepts (science, technology, engineering and maths) as you play! Using core STEM principles, this book will take you step-by-step through the process of designing and constructing your own mega Minecraft city - from calculating area when building your foundations and understanding the different properties of the materials available to you, to learning about lighting and the use of symmetry in architecture. Read about science topics in the real world, then put your learning to use within the game, discovering the differences between real life and the Minecraft world. At the end of the book the reader will have created one amazing city, with skyscrapers, shops, a sports stadium, roads and houses.
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  • The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde AQA Practice Tests: York Notes for GCSE (9-1)

    Anne Rooney

    Product Code: BMQHY
    Paperback
    Learn - With seven practice tests to work through, you'll get to grips with exam-style questions and the skills examiners are looking for. Use the write-in space to plan and write mark-maximising answers. Practise - Test yourself using the annotated sample answers and see your abilities grow. Feel proud of your progress as you put your knowledge to the test, perfect your skills and start getting more answers right more often. Pass - With York Notes Practice Tests, you can go into your exams feeling confident about writing your best possible responses.
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  • Rising Tide

    Anne Rooney

    Product Code: BCPBR
    Paperback
    Danny is a Runner - a refugee running away from a country destroyed by climate change. When Chris finds Danny, he knows he should hand him in. It's the law. Instead, Chris decides to help Danny. Even though climate change is turning more people into Runners every day. Republished as a new edition, this book is one of the Shades 2.0 series. This book is perfect for reluctant teens who still want an exciting, unpatronising story that is relevant to their interests and concerns, but who don't want to read a longer novel. With a length of only 6,000 words, and filled with drama, this story will appeal to all reluctant teen readers.
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  • Winter

    Anne Rooney

    Product Code: AZWHJ
    Paperback
    An informational text about winter, the coldest season of the year, this book ties in with the UK Key Stage 1 National Curriculum. Winter is a book-banded reading book for early readers, carefully levelled at Blue Book Band for guided reading. Illustrated throughout with beautiful photographs, this 227-word non-fiction book is suitable for ages 5 - 6. Winter featues a longer, less structured text with a more flexible vocabulary. There is variation in sentence patterns and content, little repetition, and longer language patterns. It has a full range of punctuation. Winter is part of Ransom Reading Stars, a structured programme for children learning to read. The series has fifteen levels: four phonics levels and eleven book band levels (Pink through to Lime).
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  • Pirates: Dead Men's Tales

    Anne Rooney

    Product Code: AZNQQ
    Hardback
    In Pirates: Dead Men's Tales, we explore pirates throughout history and across the globe. We come face-to-face with some of the most villainous and scurrilous rogues ever to sail the seven seas. Included are the notorious Blackbeard, who terrorised the Caribbean and the Atlantic seaboard of America until he met his end in a dramatic shoot-out; and Captain Kidd, who might be the unluckiest pirate of all time, and whose legendary treasure is still sought after. Lavish hand-drawn illustrations bring the real life stories of legendary pirate-rogues to life. With in-depth pirate profiles and highly visual maps and explore all the incredible details of life as a pirate on the high seas.
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  • Maths in 30 Seconds

    Anne Rooney

    Product Code: AXDHO
    Paperback
    30 marvellous maths topics for enquiring mini minds. What is maths? Why do we need it? Can birds count? What is the biggest number conceivable? Maths in 30 Seconds answers these and other questions in 30 awesome topics. Each topic is presented in a concise 30-second summary, supported by a 3-second flash soundbite and full-colour artwork. Fun, active elements for kids to make-and-do support the topics, encouraging them to test, explore, and discover more. With fast facts, mini missions, and engaging artwork, this book is an exciting introduction to the amazing world of maths.
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  • The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde: York Notes for GCSE (9-1) Workbook

    Anne Rooney

    Product Code: ASMOG
    Paperback
    PREPARE FOR SUCCESS WITH YORK NOTES WORKBOOKS! York Notes for GCSE Workbooks offer a wide range of write-in tasks and exercises to boost your knowledge of the text and help you practise for the exam: * Learn: Tasks and answers on every area of the text, from Plot and Action and Characters to Key Contexts, Themes, Language and Structure, will help to enhance your learning and take your revision further. * Practise: With exercises on spelling, punctuation and grammar, sample paragraphs and exam-style questions, you can practise and perfect all the key skills you need to write top-quality answers. * Test yourself: Use the quick tests and longer questions to put your knowledge to the test. Monitor your progress at every stage and stay on track for success! Did you know? York Notes for GCSE Workbooks are the perfect partner to the bestselling York Notes for GCSE Study Guides. Use them together and prepare for success!
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  • Your Physical Body

    Anne Rooney

    Product Code: ARKEG
    Hardback
    Our bodies are always growing and changing - from before we are born until the day we die. Even when we're asleep our hearts continue to beat, we keep on breathing, and the cells that make up our bodies are constantly being repaired and renewed. But how and why does this happen? This book looks at the physical changes our bodies undergo, from reflex actions and changes to bones, to the impact of wounds, disease, and ageing.
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  • A Maths Journey Through the Animal Kingdom

    Anne Rooney

    Product Code: AQCRV
    Paperback 9 years +
    Go on an exciting real-life maths journey to practise the core topics of number, geometry, statistics, ratio & proportion, algebra and measurement. Through data visualisation methods which include colourful diagrams, pictograms, illustrations, photographs and infographics, Go Figure! brings maths into the real world in an innovative, exciting and engaging visual way. It makes even the trickiest problem easier to understand and builds valuable confidence in maths! Find out how the maths you learn at school can help you go on a journey through the animal kingdom! Maths challenges use real life data and fascinating facts to solve mathematical problems that will help you learn all about the animal kingdom!
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  • The 15-Minute Psychologist

    Anne Rooney

    Product Code: AKRZH
    Paperback
    "The 15-Minute Psychologist" introduces the reader to universal aspects of psychology that affect our day-to-day lives and relationships and offers insight into many of life's dilemmas. Written in a style that's amusing and easy to understand, "The 15-Minute Psychologist" lets you in on the secrets of your own and other people's minds and helps you get the most out of life.
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  • Computer Science and IT

    Anne Rooney

    Product Code: AKRJW
    Paperback 12 years +
    When Ben discovers that his Facebook page has been changed, he is worried. Then someone sends emails from his account! Have his personal and work files been hacked? This book looks at the topics of computer science and information and communications technology to explain how Ben's laptop and his company's network have been compromised, and how the systems administrator, network manager, and police investigators can track down the person carrying out the cyber attack.
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  • Mega Machine Record Breakers

    Anne Rooney

    Product Code: AJVPP
    Paperback 7 years +
    What's the speediest sportscar? The sneakiest spy plane? And . . . "the fastest sofa"? From the smallest sub and deepest diver to the largest jumbo jet and most powerful rocket, these mega machines are record setters! With lively photos on every spread, and pages filled with fun facts about haulers, gliders, monster trucks, and more, this collection of extreme vehicles will delight techno-loving kids!
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