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Books by Clare Hibbert

  • Mayan Civilization

    Clare Hibbert

    Product Code: APYYZ
    Paperback 9 years +
    Who were the Maya? Why did the Maya build temples? What was Mayan writing like? How did the Maya dress? This book helps children at Key Stage 2 discover the answers to these and other fascinating questions. It also recommends sites on the Internet and sources in your local library where you can find out more about Mayan civilisation. The detective shows readers how to make a pictorial timeline of important Mayan kings, construct your own model pyramid, based on a real Mayan one and find ways to make delicious Mayan meals. Packed with fascinating information, The History Detective Investigates series inspires children's curiosity to find out more about the past. A great tool for readers age 8+ or teachers looking for books to support the new curriculum for 2014.
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  • Prehistoric Life: Mammals, Birds and other Vertebrates

    Clare Hibbert

    Product Code: BRPZU
    Hardback
    Find out all about the amazing animals that roamed the planet millions of years ago. From marine reptiles to flightless terror birds and giant mammals, discover the wondrous world of prehistoric animals. This stunningly illustrated series looks at life in the prehistoric era, focusing not just on dinosaurs, but looking at the world as a whole. The prehistoric era is absolutely fascinating for children and adults alike, and is useful for schools studying history chronologically. Amazingly detailed and accurate illustrations bring the prehistoric era to life. Engaging reading for children aged 7+. Prehistoric Life is a series of four books: Mammals, Birds and other Vertebrates Insects, Bugs and other Invertebrates Plants Dinosaurs
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  • 50 Things You Should Know About: Prehistoric Britain

    Clare Hibbert

    Product Code: APLMH
    Paperback 7 years +
    The perfect introduction to Prehistoric Britain! Find out what happened in Britain over 2.5 million years ago, starting with the Old Stone Age and the first humans - roaming hunter-gatherers. Discover the changes and advances that happened when people discovered how to work metal in the Bronze Age, through to the invention of iron tools in the busy Iron Age. Explore the mysteries of early Britain with Neolithic tombs, abstract cave paintings, sacred Stonehenge, metalworking and mining, and the myths and religions of the Celts and druids. Learn about everyday life in a Bronze Age roundhouse, discover the arts and crafts of the Celts and how everything changed when the Romans arrived. Packed with facts and fascinating snippets of prehistoric life. Easy-to-understand text with great photographs and illustrations bring the exciting past vividly to life. This title is part of the 50 Things You Should Know About series which includes: The First World War: 978-1-78171-589-5 The Second World War: 978-1-78493-035-6 Pre-Historic Britain: 978-1-78493-305-0 The Human Body: 978-1-78493-134-6
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  • The Amazing Book of Dinosaurs

    Clare Hibbert

    Product Code: CCVCU
    Paperback
    From Triceratops to T. rex, this fact-packed encyclopedia contains everything you need to know about dinosaurs. Fantastic illustrations by Mat Edwards will make you feel as if you've stepped into the prehistoric world. Perfect for kids aged 8 and up wanting the latest information on dinosaurs and other prehistoric reptiles.
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  • Prehistoric Life: Plants

    Clare Hibbert

    Product Code: BYINS
    Hardback
    A fascinating insight in to some of the incredible invertebrates that lived on Earth millions of years ago. Hundreds of millions of years before humans had evolved, our planet was already teeming with life. In prehistoric oceans, stony deserts, warm swamps and vast grasslands, there lived an incredible variety of plants and animals. The variety of plant life on our prehistoric planet was staggering. Evolving from the simplest single-celled life-forms, Earth bloomed with colourful flowers, tiny plants, massive trees and bizarre meat-eating plants. Discover how the warm, wet climate provided the perfect environment for plant life to explode and the variety of ways in which plants were able to reproduce. This stunningly illustrated series looks at life in the prehistoric era, focusing not just on dinosaurs, but looking at the world as a whole. The prehistoric era is absolutely fascinating for children and adults alike, and is useful for schools studying history chronologically. Amazingly detailed and accurate illustrations bring the prehistoric era to life. Engaging reading for children aged 7+.
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  • Prehistoric Life: Dinosaurs

    Clare Hibbert

    Product Code: BYIKG
    Hardback
    A fascinating insight in to some of the incredible invertebrates that lived on Earth millions of years ago. Hundreds of millions of years before humans had evolved, our planet was already teeming with life. In prehistoric oceans, stony deserts, warm swamps and vast grasslands, there lived an incredible variety of plants and animals. Dinosaurs came in all shapes and sizes. Huge sauropods stomped across wide plains, small theropods hunted in packs to bring down larger prey, Triceratops' fought each other to defend their territories and monstrous Tyrannosaurus rex terrorised many other living things. Delve into Prehistoric Life and discover some astounding mammals, birds and other vertebrates that once lived on Earth. This stunningly illustrated series looks at life in the prehistoric era, focusing not just on dinosaurs, but looking at the world as a whole. The prehistoric era is absolutely fascinating for children and adults alike, and is useful for schools studying history chronologically. Amazingly detailed and accurate illustrations bring the prehistoric era to life. Engaging reading for children aged 7+. Prehistoric Life is a series of four books: Mammals, Birds and other Vertebrates Insects, Bugs and other Invertebrates Plants Dinosaurs
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  • The Great Nature Hunt: Trees

    Clare Hibbert

    Product Code: BWLMK
    Paperback
    If you love trees, want to identify common trees or just want to get outdoors and understand nature, this book is for you. It is packed with photos of trees and their flowers and seeds and shows you how you can be a great tree spotter. It explores the different parts of the tree and looks out their life cycles including pollination, seed formation and seed dispersal. Plus there are fun puzzles and challenges throughout the book, which will help you develop your observation and spotting skills, ready for the great outdoors. It is part of The Great Nature Hunt a series of books for children aged 7+ which are a great resource for the Science curriculum. They help children make systematic and careful observations, gather data and record their findings. Each book is full of puzzles and challenges through which children can learn, while having fun.
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  • Write On: Volcanoes

    Clare Hibbert

    Product Code: BSXFQ
    Paperback
    Dig deep into the explosive world of volcanoes and then become a word wizard and dazzle everyone with your newfound knowledge. Write On is a high interest information series with a difference, designed to help the newly independent reader become a confident writer. Eye-catching photos and accessible text help build knowledge. Top writing tips and 'wow' words inspire easy to achieve writing projects, a fantastic way to improve literacy skills. A great book for 7-9 year olds or those working at Key Stage 2.
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  • Write On: Space

    Clare Hibbert

    Product Code: BSWWC
    Paperback
    From stargazing to supernovas, rocket power to the Red Planet, learn all about what makes up our universe, and beyond! Write On is a high interest information series with a difference, designed to help the newly independent reader become a confident writer. Eye-catching photos and accessible text help build knowledge. Top writing tips and 'wow' words inspire easy to achieve writing projects, a fantastic way to improve literacy skills. A great book for 7-9 year olds or those working at Key Stage 2.
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  • Micro Monsters: In Your Food

    Clare Hibbert

    Product Code: BSWOJ
    Paperback
    Did you know there were tiny living things in your food that you can't see? Some are plants, others are mould, others are tiny little insects! But what do they do and what do they look like? Find out about the good ones and the bad ones! Full-page photographs of these alien-like creatures in high magnification reveals their horror (or even their beauty). This book supports natural history studies and the KS2 and KS3 science curriculum where appropriate. It is part of a series, Micro Monsters which takes a close up look at the tiny creatures that are around us all the time and which we cannot see with the naked eye. Some are harmless, some are just pests, and some are deadly. From bedbugs to zooplankton and from bacteria to water fleas, all microscopic life is here. The revelation of the places these creatures inhabit will have readers squirming in their seats as they find out how these mini monsters can help and hinder humans.
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  • Micro Monsters: In Your Body

    Clare Hibbert

    Product Code: BRZRW
    Paperback
    Did you know there were tiny living things on your body that you can't see? Some are bacteria, others are mould, others are tiny little insects! But what do they do and what do they look like? Find out about the good ones and the bad ones! Full-page photographs of these alien-like creatures in high magnification reveals their horror (or even their beauty). This book supports natural history studies and the KS2 and KS3 science curriculum where appropriate. It is part of a series, Micro Monsters which takes a close up look at the tiny creatures that are around us all the time and which we cannot see with the naked eye. Some are harmless, some are just pests, and some are deadly. From bedbugs to zooplankton and from bacteria to water fleas, all microscopic life is here. The revelation of the places these creatures inhabit will have readers squirming in their seats as they find out how these mini monsters can help and hinder humans.
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  • Prehistoric Life: Insects, Bugs and Other Invertebrates

    Clare Hibbert

    Product Code: BRMFP
    Hardback
    Find out all about the incredible invertebrates that lived on the planet millions of years ago. From giant millipedes to super-sized scorpions, discover the wondrous world of prehistoric life. This stunningly illustrated series looks at life in the prehistoric era, focusing not just on dinosaurs, but looking at the world as a whole. The prehistoric era is absolutely fascinating for children and adults alike, and is useful for schools studying history chronologically. Amazingly detailed and accurate illustrations bring the prehistoric era to life. Engaging reading for children aged 7+.
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  • Write On: Big Cats

    Clare Hibbert

    Product Code: BQWFI
    Paperback
    Get your teeth into facts about big cats and then become a word wizard and dazzle everyone with your newfound knowledge. Write On is a high interest information series with a difference, designed to help the newly independent reader become a confident writer. Eye-catching photos and accessible text help build knowledge. Top writing tips and 'wow' words inspire easy to achieve writing projects, a fantastic way to improve literacy skills. Perfect for 7-9 year olds or those at Key Stage 2.
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  • Write On: Rainforests

    Clare Hibbert

    Product Code: BQWFG
    Paperback
    Wander through wild rainforests and discover facts about who and what lives there, then become a word wizard and dazzle everyone with your newfound knowledge. Write On is a high interest information series with a difference, designed to help the newly independent reader become a confident writer. Eye-catching photos and accessible text help build knowledge and the varied design includes easy to digest bullet points of information. Top writing tips and 'wow' words will inspire writing project ideas and improve literacy skills. The Writing school section at the back of the book helps transform the factual information in a variety of ways from comic strips to blogs. The books will be a perfect literacy aid for 8-11 year olds.
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  • Write On: Endangered Animals

    Clare Hibbert

    Product Code: BQHPX
    Paperback
    Get to grips with facts about endangered animals and then become a word wizard and dazzle everyone with your newfound knowledge. Write On is a high interest information series with a difference, designed to help the newly independent reader become a confident writer, perfect for the 7-11 age group. Eye-catching photos and accessible text help build knowledge. Top writing tips and 'wow' words inspire easy to achieve writing projects, a fantastic way to improve literacy skills.
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  • Write On: Dinosaurs

    Clare Hibbert

    Product Code: BQGUE
    Paperback
    From scouring the skies for pterodactyls to dodging the booming brontosaurus, there are plenty of dino facts to whet the appetite of all dinosaur fans! Write On is a high interest information series with a difference, designed to help the newly independent reader become a confident writer. Eye-catching photos and accessible text help build knowledge. Top writing tips and 'wow' words inspire easy to achieve writing projects, a fantastic way to improve literacy skills. A great book for 7-9 year olds or those working at Key Stage 2.
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  • A Brief Illustrated History of Exploration

    Clare Hibbert

    Product Code: BLZYV
    Paperback 9 years +
    A Brief Illustrated History of Exploration charts the history of exploration all the way from the first explorers, through to contact with the East, to the African coast, to the Northwest Passage and through to the discovery of North America. With stunning full-colour images and illustrations, this beautiful book is sure to fascinate and charm the young reader.
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  • Around the World in 80 Maps

    Clare Hibbert

    Product Code: BHBBC
    Hardback
    Sumptuously illustrated with eighty maps from the British Library's unrivalled collection, this gorgeous children's book whisks its reader around the globe. Like that of Jules Verne's famous hero, the journey begins and ends in London, plotting an eastwards route with stop-offs at some of the world's most fascinating places. There are extraordinary details to pore over, as well as stories about how and why these maps were made, and by whom. Fascinating snippets explore each place in more depth, revealing its history, famous people, landmarks, wildlife, culture or customs. Helpful fact files provide at-a-glance information to broaden geographical knowledge.
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  • Seaside Holidays Then and Now

    Clare Hibbert

    Product Code: BDFFX
    Paperback
    Seaside Holidays Then and Now compares what it would have been like to go on holiday to the seaside in the past with modern seaside holidays today. Readers are encouraged to explore what has changed and what has stayed the same, including the places we stay, beach activities and the clothes we wear. The Beside the Seaside series looks at specific aspects of daily life by the sea, whether examining plant and animal habitats, exploring the various jobs people do, looking at types of buildings and structures, or comparing a holiday by the sea in the past and present day. An essential set of books for learning about all aspects of the seaside, and a perfect teaching tool for Key Stage 1.
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  • Space

    Clare Hibbert

    Product Code: AZHEQ
    Hardback
    From stargazing to supernovas, rocket power to the Red Planet, learn all about what makes up our universe, and beyond! Write On is a high interest information series with a difference, designed to help the newly independent reader become a confident writer. Eye-catching photos and accessible text help build knowledge. Top writing tips and 'wow' words inspire easy to achieve writing projects, a fantastic way to improve literacy skills.
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  • Volcanoes

    Clare Hibbert

    Product Code: AZBGC
    Hardback
    Dig deep into the explosive world of volcanoes and then become a word wizard and dazzle everyone with your newfound knowledge. Write On is a high interest information series with a difference, designed to help the newly independent reader become a confident writer. Eye-catching photos and accessible text help build knowledge. Top writing tips and 'wow' words inspire easy to achieve writing projects, a fantastic way to improve literacy skills. A great book for 7-9 year olds or those working at Key Stage 2.
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  • Big Cats

    Clare Hibbert

    Product Code: AYWMJ
    Hardback
    Get your teeth into facts about big cats and then become a word wizard and dazzle everyone with your newfound knowledge. Write On is a high interest information series with a difference, designed to help the newly independent reader become a confident writer. Eye-catching photos and accessible text help build knowledge. Top writing tips and 'wow' words inspire easy to achieve writing projects, a fantastic way to improve literacy skills. Perfect for 7-9 year olds or those at Key Stage 2.
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  • A Brief Illustrated History of Exploration

    Clare Hibbert

    Product Code: AWREL
    Hardback
    A Brief Illustrated History of Exploration charts the history of exploration all the way from the first explorers, through to contact with the East, to the African coast, to the Northwest Passage and through to the discovery of North America. With stunning full-colour images and illustrations, this beautiful book is sure to fascinate and charm the young reader.
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  • In Your Food

    Clare Hibbert

    Product Code: AVKXF
    Hardback
    Did you know there were tiny living things in your food that you can't see? Some are plants, others are mould, others are tiny little insects! But what do they do and what do they look like? Find out about the good ones and the bad ones! Full-page photographs of these alien-like creatures in high magnification reveals their horror (or even their beauty). This book supports natural history studies and the KS2 and KS3 science curriculum where appropriate. It is part of a series, Micro Monsters which takes a close up look at the tiny creatures that are around us all the time and which we cannot see with the naked eye. Some are harmless, some are just pests, and some are deadly. From bedbugs to zooplankton and from bacteria to water fleas, all microscopic life is here. The revelation of the places these creatures inhabit will have readers squirming in their seats as they find out how these mini monsters can help and hinder humans.
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