From the tops of the trees to the forest floor, this book is full of some of the weird and wonderful things that live there. But the world's rainforests are in danger - find out why and what will happen if people don't change the things they do. With fabulous photos and simple text, shows some of the weird and wonderful things that live in rainforests and describes the dangers facing them. Developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.
Who was the most famous pirate of all? What happened to pirates who broke the rules? And why did pirates sometimes prefer to eat in the dark? You'll find out the answers and many more swashbuckling facts in this fascinating book. Usborne Beginners are colourful information books for children beginning to read on their own.
This title features a brand new set of cards containing simple activities to keep little children busy on long journeys. It includes games such as noughts and crosses, as well as puzzles and quizzes using objects which can be found inside the vehicle or in the surrounding scenery. The cards are wipe clean and the pack includes a special pen with which to write the answers on the cards, making the pack entirely self contained and easily portable. The cards are robust and durable, ensuring repeated use.
What do sharks like to eat? Which shark glows in the dark? And why do some sharks never stop swimming? Young readers can find the answers to these questions and lots more fun facts in this shark-infested book. Part of an exciting series for children beginning to read on their own, with easy-to-read text written with the help of a reading expert.
This is a fantastic brand new addition to the "Beginners" series, designed to provide an informative introduction to trees and plant-life for young readers. Children can learn about some of the most fascinating cold-blooded creatures in the world from reptiles that can fly, walk on water, and climb on ceilings. This book offers terrific reading practice for children who prefer fact to fiction. It is developed with a reading expert from Roehampton University to help young readers grow in confidence. It is great value for money.
Who were the Aztecs? Where did they live, what did they wear and what gods did they worship? Discover the answers to these questions and more in this straightforward introduction to this fascinating ancient civilisation. Also includes information about everyday life, trade, sport, food and drink and conflict. A glossary explains more unusual words.