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Books by Claudia Martin

  • Adventures in STEAM: Materials

    Claudia Martin

    Product Code: CBWYA
    Paperback
    Materials are all around us! Investigate the many different forms that materials take, from chunky solids to runny liquids, and find out how materials are used according to their unique properties. Explore how materials are changed by chemical reactions, how important it is to recycle materials and discover some famous inventors whose visions have transformed the world we live in. Test your understanding with fun projects, such as making a chemical volcano. Inject some fun into STEAM topics, with these lively examinations of buildings, robots, computers, vehicles, materials and space! This bright, colourful series aims to inspire children aged 8 and up with a lifelong love of STEAM subjects.
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  • Pets

    Claudia Martin

    Product Code: CAZLE
    Paperback
    Tabby cat or toucan? Airedale terrier or Angora rabbit? Python or Parakeet? If you didn't have a pet as a child, you probably wanted one. Pets features a huge range of pets from everyday pets such as cats and dogs to exotic pets such as tropical fish, toucans and terrapins, from cute mice to formidable pythons, from energetic rabbits to docile tortoises to thoroughbred horses.Part of the highly successful Mini Encyclopedia series, Pets includes 300 pets from around the world, offering a wealth of fascinating information on the background, breeding and natural habitat of these animals.With a page and outstanding colour illustration given to each pet, and specification boxes detailing on the origins, appearance, size, diet and lifespan of each animal, Pets is an easy-to-use pocket reference book for anyone interested in domesticated animals.
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  • The War in Syria

    Claudia Martin

    Product Code: BZJZG
    Paperback
    The media is full of images and stories about the people of Syria and the suffering they have undergone in recent years. This book looks in detail at the history of the conflict, explains how it came about and the plight of the refugees, while emphasising the point of view of the people actually involved.
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  • Wonders of the World

    Claudia Martin

    Product Code: BWKFU
    Hardback
    What are the wonders of the world today? The Grand Canyon? The Hoover Dam? The Great Pyramid of Giza - the only one of the seven wonders of the ancient world that survives today? From the ancient world to the present day, from the natural world to man-made accomplishments, Wonders of the World explores the most outstanding places around the globe. From waterfalls to deserts, from bridges to opera houses, from natural fires that never stop burning to the Earth's largest man-made holes, the book explains the fascinating stories about extraordinary places, both famous and little-known. Arranged by continent, the book includes natural features such as the Great Barrier Reef, the Northern Lights and Niagara Falls, as well as human creations like Stonehenge, Rome's Colosseum, Chartres Cathedral, Angkor Wat and the Empire State Building. Presented in a landscape format, Wonders of the World is a stunning collection of 200 images.
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  • Italy

    Claudia Martin

    Product Code: BWKFT
    Paperback
    In over 150 striking images, Italy celebrates perhaps the most beautiful country in the world. From the natural beauty of lakes such as Como or Garda to the vineyards in Tuscany to the many beaches, from the pretty seaside towns of the Cinque Terre to the glory of Venice's canals and palaces, from the magnificence of classical antiquity in Rome to the Arab-Norman architecture of Palermo to Renaissance Florence, there is just so much to feast on in Italy. But apart from the famous highlights, the book also features lesser known sides to the country, be it pretty, unexplored corners and examples of everyday life, or the abandoned cave towns of Puglia and the 16th century star-shaped town of Palmanova. Presented in a landscape format and with captions explaining the story behind each entry, Italy is a stunning collection of images.
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  • Inspirational Lives: Tim Berners-Lee

    Claudia Martin

    Product Code: BVBDC
    Paperback
    The series focuses on the people who inspire children today. Each book looks at the background, life and achievements of a personality, their impact on popular culture as well as detailing the everyday facets of their job and how they have gained such success. This title explores how Tim Bernes-Lee, the British born computer scientist, became the man to invent the World Wide Web. Carrying on to become the Director of the World Wide Web Consortium, Tim Bernes-Lee has been awarded for 'ground breaking innovation in engineering that has been of global benefit to humanity', and will continue to inspire for generations.
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  • The War Against ISIS

    Claudia Martin

    Product Code: BROUY
    Hardback
    Today, war is often waged against organisations, as well as other countries. ISIS has been a relatively recent evolution, and forces have had to adapt combat techniques to deal with an organisation that continues to change and reorganise itself. This book gives a detailed picture of the forces combatting ISIS and explains the history of the fight, all from the point of view of the people involved who have experienced ISIS violence first-hand.
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  • Our World in Crisis: Terrorism

    Claudia Martin

    Product Code: BPOGT
    Hardback
    What is terrorism? How do terrorists differ from other criminals? What makes some individuals and groups decide to use violence to create terror as a means of achieving their aims? This book looks at the history of terrorism and analyses the motivations for its use. It looks at what is being done to tackle terrorism and asks readers to think about what they can do to help people in countries affected by terrorism, for example by fundraising for organisations supporting victims of terrorist attacks.
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  • Materials

    Claudia Martin

    Product Code: BKQHY
    Hardback
    Inject some fun into STEAM topics, with these lively examinations of buildings, robots, computers, vehicles, materials and space! This bright, colourful new series aims to inspire children with a lifelong love of STEAM subjects. Education in these five areas is very much an interdisciplinary approach, therefore these books will cover all of the STEAM subjects in each title, highlighting the importance of a well-rounded scientific education.
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  • Adventures in STEAM: Computers

    Claudia Martin

    Product Code: BKKJK
    Hardback 7 years +
    Take a look at how computers are designed, how engineers program them and how all the data in computers is held. Find out about memory, outputs and inputs, explore amazing feats of computing such as the web, artificial intelligence and virtual reality and imagine what computers might be able to do in the future. Test your understanding with fun activities, such as writing your own program using a programming language such as Scratch.Inject some fun into STEAM topics, with these lively examinations of buildings, robots, computers, vehicles, materials and space! This bright, colourful new series aims to inspire children with a lifelong love of STEAM subjects.
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  • Early Islamic Civilization

    Claudia Martin

    Product Code: APYZF
    Paperback 9 years +
    How did Islam start? What weapons did Islamic warriors use? Where was the 'Round City'? Who invented the elephant clock? 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 local libraries where they can find out more about early Islamic civilization. The detective shows readers how to create their own project reimagining a stroll through Baghdad, interview their favourite scientist or inventor from the Islamic world and spot the key features of mosques. Packed with fascinating information, The History Detective Investigates series inspires children's curiosity to find out more about the past.
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  • Inspirational Lives: Malala Yousafzai

    Claudia Martin

    Product Code: APNAJ
    Paperback 7 years +
    Take a look at the life of Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate. Find out about her human rights advocacy for education and for women in her native province of northwest Pakistan, where the local Taliban had at times banned girls from attending school and the international movement it has inspired. Discover how Malala, a schoolgirl from Pakistan, stood up to the Taliban and defended her right to obtaining an education. From her initial blogging for the BBC, to the shooting that rocked the world, to her emergence as a powerful speaker in favour of feminist rights, Malala's story will amaze and inspire.
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