See Inside How Things Work is an amazing lift-the-flap book packed with inventions, machines, gadgets and devices - and facts and information about how they work.
Over 90 flaps reveal the inside workings of car engines, toilets, escalators, submarines, microwaves and many other machines. The book also includes internet links to websites with animations, games and experiments that will give the reader even further information about the subject.
A fascinating account of how life in Britain changed in the years after the Second World War, from post-war street parties to the celebrations on the eve of the new millennium. Full of intriguing facts, illustrations, photographs, posters, maps and timelines.
This title offers a clear and informative account of how the Second World War began, the infamous battles and the conclusion and aftermath of the war. It is illustrated with maps, evocative archive photographs and illustrations. It includes descriptions of the most famous events including Pearl Harbor, Battle of Midway, D-Day and the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Part of series three of the Usborne Reading Programme for children whose reading ability and confidence allows them to tackle longer and more complex information. Produced in association with the Imperial War Museum, London.
This is an amazing flap book packed with inventions, machines, gadgets and devices, and facts and information about how they work. Over 90 flaps reveal the insides of car engines, toilets, escalators, submarines and microwaves and many, many other machines. It includes internet links to websites with animations, games and experiments.
This book is developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, who is a senior lecturer in education and an early reading specialist from Roehampton University. When a young man finds a golden goose in the forest he has to keep it away from the greedy townsfolk. It is a great value quality hardback with ribbon marker guaranteed to foster pride in book ownership.
Joseph Grubb has come to the great city of Azurmouth in search of his father. But in Azurmouth nothing is as it seems, and a terrifying ancient power is about to be unleashed...If Joseph is to learn the truth about his father, he must face his deepest fears, and a final reckoning, at the Hero's Tomb.
'Beware, beware the deep dark woods.' But Jack doesn't listen...how will he ever get home? Part of the award-winning "Usborne Very First Reading" series specially developed in consultation with literacy experts to help children learn to read. Designed for a child to read together with an adult, allowing the child to gradually take a greater share of the story in each book to achieve confident, independent reading. Features superb illustrations to accompany the rhyming story. Followed by fun puzzles to test comprehension and provide further practice. Includes guidance notes for parents and teachers, with further extensive support on the Usborne Quicklinks Website.
This is an exciting peek into the extraordinary world of dinosaurs. It combines fascinating information with simple flowing text to excite and inspire beginner readers. It includes extra dinosaur facts, index, glossary, timeline and internet links to carefully selected websites. It is part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.
A new title in the fantastic "First Reading" series, aimed at children who are beginning to read. Wrap up warm to explore the world of polar bears, where young children can discover how polar bears keep warm, catch their prey and survive in the dangerous icy wastes of the Arctic Circle. Developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, who is a senior lecturer in education and an early reading specialist from Roehampton University. A great value quality hardback with ribbon marker guaranteed to foster pride in book ownership.
This is a new title in "Young Reading Series Two", which is aimed at children whose reading ability and confidence allows them to tackle longer and more complex stories. It presents Shakespeare's classic tale of madness and murder, treachery and witchcraft retold for a younger audience. It is developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, who is a senior lecturer in education and an early reading specialist from Roehampton University.
This is an innovative flap book offering a fascinating glimpse behind the scenes of a busy castle. Amid the hustle and bustle, find flaps beneath flaps and many more surprises to keep enquiring minds entertained. Young readers can meet lords, ladies, knights and squires and find out how they live, work, fight and relax in their magnificent castle home.
Welcome to Port Fayt! City of fantastical creatures, magic and skulduggery! As the clocks strike midnight, a gang of fairies holds up a stagecoach. Their prize - a baby boy. Only the ragtag band of crimefighters known as the Demon's Watch can rescue the child. But first they must unmask the mysterious criminal behind the kidnapping...Who is the Crooked Imp?
In 1914, the murder of Archduke Franz Ferdinand sparked one of the most destructive conflicts the world had ever seen. This is the story of the First World War, and the people who lived and died fighting in it. It is a narrative account of WWI, written specially for children who are ready to tackle longer and more complex subjects. It is part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.
This book offers an insight into the daily life of the Ancient Romans.
With flaps to lift throughout the book, young readers can follow the life of a Roman family as they go to the baths, visit the markets and watch a chariot race.
One of Shakespeare's greatest plays retold for English Language learners. Macbeth is the bravest general in Scotland, and a loyal servant to King Duncan. But then he hears that one day, he could be king himself. Mad with ambition, Macbeth sets out on a bloody path to power.Comes with a CD, which contains full readings of the text by native speakers in both British English and American English.
Seven titles in the popular "First Reading" series are re-issued with hardback covers with audio CDs inserted into a wallet inside the back cover, making this book and CD easy to store together. "The Young Reading" series is developed with reading expert Alison Kelly from Roehampton University to help young readers grow in confidence and ability.
This is a new addition to the "See Inside" series about ships throughout history from Viking longboats to Spanish galleons, ironclads to aircraft carriers. Lifting the flaps reveals the insides of ships from across the ages, explaining in simple, clear language what they were used for, how the crew and passengers lived and how they sailed the oceans. It includes a gate-fold page of a huge aircraft carrier.