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Books by Nancy Dickmann

  • Harvest Festival

    Nancy Dickmann

    Product Code: ACLEX
    Paperback 4 years +
    For many young children, their strongest impressions of religion and culture are formed by participating in or observing holidays and festivals.

    This title explains what happens during holidays the Harvest Festival and why, when and where it takes place. It also reveals who celebrated the festival.
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  • Divali

    Nancy Dickmann

    Product Code: ABRVP
    Paperback 4 years +
    For many young children their strongest impressions of religion and culture are formed by participating in or observing holidays and festivals.

    This title explains what happens during Divali and why, when and where the event takes place. It also reveals who celebrates it.
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  • Bonfire Night

    Nancy Dickmann

    Product Code: ABRVN
    Paperback 4 years +
    For many young children their strongest impressions of religion and culture are formed by participating in or observing holidays and festivals.

    This title explains what happens during Bonfire Night and why it is such an important occasion.
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  • Hanukkah

    Nancy Dickmann

    Product Code: ARHSA
    Paperback 4 years +
    From Judah Maccabee to lighting the menorah to eating potato latkes, this book introduces readers to the stories and traditions of Hanukkah and explains what it means to celebrate this festival of lights.
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  • A Butterfly's Life

    Nancy Dickmann

    Product Code: ARJYG
    Paperback
    From egg to larva to pupa to adult, a butterfly goes through many stages before it flutters into the garden. Read about the details of this amazing process in this book that shows how a butterfly's life begins and how the butterfly grows and reproduces.
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  • Habitats and Biomes

    Nancy Dickmann

    Product Code: BQIBZ
    Hardback
    This book looks at habitats and biomes, including rainforests, deserts, tundra and grasslands, through amazing facts, figures and stats.
  • Strange But True!: Sport

    Nancy Dickmann

    Product Code: BQNUL
    Paperback
    Sport can bring moments of joy and huge emotion. It can also bring moments of supreme weirdness! Some of sport's oddest stories are almost too strange to be believed. From lucky socks and alligators on the golf course to marathon runners who let the train take the strain, this book uncovers some of the strangest true stories in the history of sport. It's a great fun read for any sports fan aged 8+. If you enjoyed this book, why not look out for Strange but True: Football.
  • The Water Cycle

    Nancy Dickmann

    Product Code: BZJWJ
    Paperback
    This book looks at the water cycle, including topics such as evaporation, condensation, clouds and precipitation, through amazing facts, figures and stats.
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  • Easter

    Nancy Dickmann

    Product Code: ARJXX
    Paperback
    Every year families gather to celebrate Easter with both religious and secular activities. From attending church to hunting for colorfully decorated eggs, readers will learn about the importance of Easter and the many ways people honor this day.
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  • Ralph Baer

    Nancy Dickmann

    Product Code: CDKFL
    Hardback
    We have Ralph Baer to thank for the video games people play around the world today. What were the steps Baer took that led him to his famous invention?
  • Stars of Mythology: Roman

    Nancy Dickmann

    Product Code: CDBCR
    Paperback
    This book takes a light-hearted look at the characters and creatures from the the Roman mythological stories. From daring heroes to scheming gods and goddesses and terrible monsters, there are exciting adventures, betrayals and incredible stories to read. The book is structured as a 'Who's Who' of the culture's myths and legends and has a gossipy, informal tone, allowing the characters' personalities to come through. The chapters begin with a spread featuring factfiles of two characters. Each of these has an "In His Own Words" section, where the character himself (or herself) gives fast facts such as parents, powers, crowning achievements, and "Not to be confused with...". This is followed by a myth re-relling, presented in a magazine-style, featuring the two characters. In total there are six spreads of fact files (12 characters total) and six different re-tellings.
  • The United States in 100 Words

    Nancy Dickmann

    Product Code: BZQXH
    Hardback
    How do you sum up a whole country in just 100 words? This striking book takes on the challenge! From amendment to Vegas, each of the carefully chosen 100 words has its own 100-word-long description and beautiful illustration, providing a potted insight of what the USA means to people today: its roots, its values, its culture and customs. Basically, everything you need to know in a nut shell. Along with some expected words, such as liberty and constitution, you'll also find less predictable words that will give you a fresh perspective. With speech, learn about the right to freedom of speech enshrined in the First Amendment. Through Rosa, learn about the civil rights movement and the African American woman who became one its icons by refusing to give up her bus seat. With words like hamburger, Manhattan, blues, freedom, Hollywood, immigrant, protest, superhero, Moon, Texas and Washington, gain perspective on the many facets of American culture. Finally, you'll be asked, `If you were to choose the 100 words, which would you pick?'
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  • The Rock Cycle

    Nancy Dickmann

    Product Code: BZMRQ
    Paperback
    This book looks at the rock cycle, including topics such as weathering, metamorphic rocks, sedimentary rocks, igneous rocks and making new rock, through amazing facts, figures and stats.
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  • Democracy in the United Kingdom

    Nancy Dickmann

    Product Code: BYYPX
    Paperback
    How does democracy fit in with British values? How can I take part in democracy? What is the local council? What happens in the Houses of Parliament? Discover exactly how democracy in the UK works and how it relates to every one of us. Find out how the different groups of elected bodies work together and how voting is organised. Take an in-depth look at case studies from recent history, including the Brexit referendum, to see how it all works in context. Democracy really comes to life in this accessible but detailed book.
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  • Plant Structures

    Nancy Dickmann

    Product Code: BYWHW
    Paperback
    This book looks at plant structures, including leaves, stems, roots and shoots, fruits and photosynthesis, through amazing facts, figures and stats.
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  • Life Cycles

    Nancy Dickmann

    Product Code: BYWHJ
    Paperback
    This book looks at life cycles, including raising young, how plants grow, human reproduction and metamorphosis, through amazing facts, figures and stats.
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  • Habitats and Biomes

    Nancy Dickmann

    Product Code: BYJGC
    Paperback
    This book looks at habitats and biomes, including rainforests, deserts, tundra and grasslands, through amazing facts, figures and stats.
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  • Earth's Landforms

    Nancy Dickmann

    Product Code: BYJFZ
    Paperback
    This book looks at Earth's landforms, including mountains, valleys, lakes, rivers and islands, through amazing facts, figures and stats.
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  • My STEM Day - Engineering

    Nancy Dickmann

    Product Code: BXZYJ
    Paperback
    How do traffic lights work? What's the strongest shape? How can you build a super-fast zipwire? With the help of dynamic illustrations and fun activities, My STEM Day: Engineering takes you through the day and explains how engineering has a role in everyday tasks, from cooling your food to making your toilet flush. Discover how engineering powers everything from the journey to school to your night-time bath, and everything in between.There are tons of experiments, projects and activities for readers to try themselves, and every page is filled with amazing original illustrations which explain engineering concepts in a fun and accessible way.
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  • My STEM Day - Technology

    Nancy Dickmann

    Product Code: BXYQM
    Paperback
    How does a radio work? What's inside a light bulb? How can machines read barcodes? My Stem Day: Technology explains everything about the gadgets and machines you come across in everyday life. Taking you from waking up in the morning through to the last thing at night, you'll find out how technology powers many of the interactions of the average day. Every page is filled with amazing original illustrations which communicate technology concepts in a way that's easy to grasp. Plus there are a host of experiments, projects and activities to try - making technology learning fun.
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  • Putting the Planet First: Renewable Energy

    Nancy Dickmann

    Product Code: BXIXH
    Paperback
    Discover how people all around the world are putting the planet first and helping the environment in new and exciting ways! All sorts of natural power can be harnessed to make energy, from the sun and the tide to wind and waves. In PUTTING THE PLANET FIRST: RENEWABLE ENERGY, discover how people around the world are working all the time to find new ways to create energy without harming the environment or using fossil fuels. Learn too, what you can do to help the environment, and about small changes you can make that will have a real impact. This book is a fascinating introduction to the positive changes people are making to try and live more sustainably, and will inspire children aged 7+ to think creatively about how they can put the planet first!
  • Putting the Planet First: Eco-cities

    Nancy Dickmann

    Product Code: BXGYD
    Paperback
    Discover how people all around the world are putting the planet first and helping the environment in new and exciting ways! From recycling drinking water to green transport links and renewable energy sources, cities can be adapted and built to be sustainable in all sorts of ways. In Putting the Planet First: Sustainable Cities, discover how people around the world are working all the time to innovate and create self-sustaining settlements. Learn too, what you can do to help the environment, and about small changes you can make that will have a real impact. It's a fascinating introduction to the positive changes people are making to try and live more sustainably, and will inspire children to think creatively about how they can put the planet first! New, fresh series on green issues that will be both topical and timely. With the signing of the Paris Agreement, the environment is once again at the top of the global agenda, and this series taps into that. Both inspirational and practical, the series contains case studies of things people are already doing, as well as tips and ideas for things children can do easily at home or school. Recycling is a hot topic in schools, and there are lots of initiatives and schemes aimed at encouraging this, which this series will help to reinforce. Bright, colourful, engaging design and photography give the books real child-appeal, and will engage and hold their interest. Perfect for readers aged 7 and up.
  • Anglo-Saxon Sites

    Nancy Dickmann

    Product Code: BWKYH
    Paperback
    Which Anglo-Saxon places or remains still exist in the UK today? And what do they tell us about how the Anglo-Saxons lived? This book takes a tour around of some of these places, giving a fascinating glimpse of how Anglo-Saxons built their houses and communities as well as showing why they are significant.
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  • Our Hairy Past

    Nancy Dickmann

    Product Code: BWKYF
    Paperback
    Why do humans look like they do? What will we look like in the future? Why do some species of animals die out where others thrive? Our Hairy Past takes a fun look at evolution and inheritance in animals and humans from prehistoric times to the present day and beyond. Discover the scientific theories of Darwin and Wallace, plus the discoveries of palaeontologists and other key figures such as Mary Anning. Learn about some incredible species of animals that have developed fascinating characteristics and traits in order to survive. And read all about humans and how we have changed and evolved from our prehistoric ancestors and how we are adapting to our changing world.
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