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  • AKRJL 9 years +
    9 years +
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    We depend on electricity in nearly every facet of our daily lives. But what exactely is electricity, how do we generate it, and how can we use it? This book explores the phenomenon that keeps the modern world up and running.
  • APVJL 5 years +
    5 years +
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    A friendly and very visual introduction to the key principles and practices of the world's six main religious faiths.
  • ARJJZ 6 years +
    6 years +
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    This book introduces children to the Arctic Ocean, looking at both its relatively shallow continental shelf and its underwater mountains. These features are explored using key geography terms. Children are encouraged to use geographical skills to locate information by reading maps and interpreting simple keys. This series complements the Introducing Continents series.
  • BMUAK 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Magnets are all around us, but how do they work? This book explores the concept of magnetism, showing readers how magnetic force affects both our planet and everyday lives. Informative flowcharts bring the science of magnetism to life with bright colours and fact boxes. Readers will find out about magnetic materials, how magnets are used in motors, and much more.
  • BMUAL 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Sound surrounds us all the time, but what is it and why is it so important in our everyday lives? This book explains in a fun, innovative way how sound is made, how it travels and how we hear and interpret it. Flowcharts, colourful photos and fact boxes help bring the science of sound to life.
  • BMAYO 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Modern living wouldn't be possible without electricity. This book looks at how electricity travels, how it is stored in batteries, and how power plants produce the electricity we need to light our homes, schools and businesses. Flowcharts with bright photographs and fascinating fact boxes help explain the concepts of electricity.
  • BTLAR
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    How do you help a young child deal with disability or explain what that means? This hands on picture book is designed to help children with their questions and feelings about tricky topics that can be hard to talk about. The exquisite and approachable illustrations to give a comforting story book feel. A perfect aid to help children open up and explore how they feel and steps they can take to help them cope.
  • APXEO 5 years +
    5 years +
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    Ways into Geography: Our Local Area explores the various places where we all live, and looks at how we can help to keep them nice. Ways into Geography is an ideal introduction to geography. It combines simple text and colourful illustrations to teach basic geographical skills and build up confidence and enthusiasm.
  • BUIBP
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    This book explores the many aspects of Autism in a child-friendly way. It is part of a hands-on series of picture books designed to help children with their questions and feelings about tricky topics that can be hard to talk about. This book offers practical help, tips and advice an well as exploring everyday situations, supported by, exquisite and approachable illustrations to give a comforting story book feel, particularly suited to 5-7 year olds, but with scope to appeal to both younger and older children. A perfect aid to help children open up and explore how they feel and give steps they can take to help them cope.
  • APXIB 11 years +
    11 years +
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    A high-end geography series that explores some of the fastest-developing countries and cities in the world and assesses how they are dealing with the challenges of the 21st century. Topics looked at include: population structure, the economy, environmental sustainability and the outlook for the future. Each title also features a closer look at an individual city within the country. The fastest developing country in South America, Brazil is going through an exciting period of rapid economic and social change. These changes are magnified in one of Brazil's greatest cities, Rio. Managing a population sharply divided between rich and poor and protecting its unique rainforest are just two of the challenges that Brazil must tackle if it is to continue its positive growth.
  • APXER 5 years +
    5 years +
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    Ways into Geography: A Visit to the Seaside explores the different kinds of coastlines around the world, and looks at the jobs that people who live by the seaside do. It also looks at what activities we can do by the seaside and explains how we can all take care of our coastlines. Ways into Geography is an ideal introduction to geography. It combines simple text and colourful illustrations to teach basic geographical skills and build up confidence and enthusiasm.
  • AUKNN
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    How does a rollercoaster work? Why don't I fly off a scrambler or octopus ride? How do bumper cars work? Covering lots of different rides, including traditional, more tame rides such as rollercoasters, helter-skelters and bumper cars, to more white-knuckle screamers such as scramblers, loop-the-loops, gondolas and corkscrews, Race that Bike! takes a fun look at forces in an amusement park. While learning about forces you will find that you also find out the answers to many questions that you have asked yourself about how amusement park rides work, and more. This Feel the Force series shows how forces and motion work in the world around us, in a set of high-interest situations. Each book includes three simple activities or investigations for readers to try. Overlays over large photos, plus diagrams, show how forces are acting in a given situation. Topics covered in the series include basic pushes, pulls and friction, air resistance, gravity, mass, weight and springs.
  • APYPY 9 years +
    9 years +
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    What is it like to live and work deep within Earth's rainforests? How many mysteries do these ancient forests hold and what are scientists hoping to discover by researching them? Explore how research conducted in rainforests can help with conservation, increase our understanding of climate change, and expand our knowledge of medicines, biodiversity and habitats. It can reveal untapped resources, and unknown eco-systems. Discover life and science on the edge in this fascinating exploration of one of Earth's most extreme environments. The Research on the Edge series examines how scientists live and work in some of Earth's most extreme habitats. It looks at how they carry out their research and how the discoveries they make are changing our lives. The series also explores the many adventures, challenges and dangers of daily life for scientists researching 'on the edge'. An exciting read for children aged 9+, for geography and science projects, or simply as a great leisure read.
  • ARJJV 6 years +
    6 years +
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    This book introduces children to the Atlantic Ocean, looking at its resources, famous places and people who live along the coast. Different types of islands and the ocean floor are explored using key geography terms. Children are encouraged to use geographical skills to locate information by reading maps and interpreting simple keys. This series complements the Introducing Continents series.
  • ARJJX 6 years +
    6 years +
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    This book introduces children to the Indian Ocean, looking at islands and how the Equator affects temperature and weather. The ocean floor and native animals are explored using key geography terms. Children are encouraged to use geographical skills to locate information by reading maps and interpreting simple keys. This series complements the Introducing Continents series.
  • AKIEZ 9 years +
    9 years +
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    We learn about the world by seeing and hearing, but how do light and sound actually work? This book explores the ways that light and sound travel, how we sense them, and how they affect our daily lives.
  • AYICI 7 years +
    7 years +
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    This book looks at space probes and other kinds of robots used in space. Space probes have explored the planet Mars, flown to the asteroid belt and even travelled to the outer planets of our solar system, sending pictures and information back to Earth. With the help of colour photographs and real examples, readers will learn about space technology, robot astronauts, and how important robots have become to space exploration.
  • AYICL 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Unlike people, robots can do repetitive tasks perfectly every time, without getting tired or needing breaks for food or sleep! Robots have become essential in many parts of industry. This book looks at the applications of robotic technology in factories and other areas. Real-life examples of robots at work are illustrated with colour photographs and understandable explanations of the technology behind these fascinating machines.
  • BQXKM
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    Bullying can sadly affect many children and have a dramatic impact on their daily life. This hands-on picture book is designed to help children with their questions and feelings about tricky topics that can be hard to talk about. The exquisite and approachable illustrations give a comforting story book feel, particularly aimed at 5-7 year olds, while also appealing to both younger and older children. A perfect aid to help children open up and explore how they feel and give them steps they can take to help them cope.
  • ADIAO
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    Houses and Homes encourages children to think about why we have houses and homes and what common features they share. Readers are asked to compare and contrast different styles of homes and to look at the materials in and around their own homes. Activities include designing a model bedroom and planning, making and evaluating a model house. The best-selling Start-Up series has been rewritten to emphasise the cross-curricular teaching potential of each title. They provide notes and activities, spread by spread, highlighting ways in which learning can be extended into various subject areas. The series has revamped end sections featuring extension learning details, together with the latest internet and web resource information.
  • APVKU 7 years +
    7 years +
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    What makes our solar system special? Do you know why our Sun is so important to life on Earth? Explore the amazing variety of planets and other objects in our solar system, such as the Moon, comets, meteors and our own amazing planet, Earth. Then discover even more about space by making the space-related crafts in this fun and fact-filled book. Part of the series Discover Through Craft. Six books that explore key curriculum topics for children aged 7-9.
  • AXAVR
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    Designed to get kids thinking about the materials we use every day, where they come from, what we use them for and ways in which we can recycle and reuse them to help save our planet's natural resources. Exploring each of the main materials: glass, paper, metal, plastic, textiles and how food waste is turned into compost, each section ends with a fun craft activity to reinforce their learning. Part of the series Discover Through Craft. Six books that explore key curriculum topics using a mixture of activities, quizzes, facts and crafts. For children aged 7-9.
  • BGLDY
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    Dig deep to discover the incredible history of Ancient China. Come face to face with the fearsome Terracotta army. Be blown away by ancient inventions, from gunpowder to the umbrella. Get to grips with gods, mysterious medicine and really riotous rituals as you hunt down the secrets of the dead!
  • AWXXW
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    Horrible Jobs in Colonial Times looks at some of the horrible jobs that some unfortunate people had to do in Colonial countries across the world. Find out more about daily hazards for indentured servants, wig makers, fur trappers, and many others. With fun graphics, colourful illustrations and photographs and a lively text, this is a fascinating look at what poor Colonial people might have had to do for a living.