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Books by Rob Lloyd Jones

  • Usborne Look Inside: Space

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    Product Code: AEZYG
    Hardback 5 years +
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    This is a great fun flap book packed with interesting information about space, and the amazing things that float through it - stars, moons, comets, and the planets of our solar system. Each double-page spread has a stunning colour illustrations, and several flaps to lift to find out more about what's going on in the scene - such as what goes on inside the International Space Station, how astronauts visited the Moon and what they did there, as well as the history of astronomy, from Galileo to the Hubble Space Telescope.
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  • Usborne Young Reading: Beowulf

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    Product Code: APOAX
    Hardback 6 years +
    This is the classic story written over a thousand years ago and retold for children ready to tackle longer and more complex stories. Fearsome monsters stalk the moors of ancient Denmark, murdering anyone they catch. But then a warrior comes from overseas. His name is Beowulf. He kills monsters. Each scene is atmospherically brought to life with Victor Tavares' illustrations. Part of the Usborne Reading Programme is developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.
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  • Usborne Look Inside: An Airport

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    Product Code: AGBYD
    Hardback 5 years +
    (1)
    Full of unusual equipment, strange machines and - of course - lots of planes, children are fascinated by airports.

    This book can help young kids find out more about how an airport works - from checking in to how the suitcase ends up on the plane. With flaps to lift and colourful illustrations throughout, this is a richly informative book.
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  • History of the World in 100 Stickers

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    Product Code: BHAOU
    Paperback
    A beautifully illustrated sticker book tracing the entire history of the world, from Stone Age paintings to the computer revolution. With carefully-selected stickers of stunning artefacts and paintings to present major turning points in the history of the world - great battles, the rise and all of empires, revolutions and world-changing inventions. Illustrations:Full colour throughout
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  • The Story of Football

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    Product Code: ADWCZ
    Hardback 5 years +
    This is a brand new addition to "Usborne Young Reading Series 2", which is aimed at children whose reading ability is beginning to grow, and helps build confidence and ability. It takes a lively and engaging look at football through the ages, from the Roman army to the modern day premiership, including when the first matches kicked off, why the first rules developed and how rugby and American Football were born. It is humorously illustrated throughout by Paddy Mounter. It is developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, who is a senior lecturer in education and an early reading specialist from Roehampton University.
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  • Wild Boy

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    Product Code: AIOCF
    Paperback
    A fiendishly pacy mystery-adventure story for 9+ readers, set in the seamy, smoggy underworld of Victorian London. BEHOLD THE SAVAGE SPECTACLE OF THE WILD BOY! London, 1841. A boy covered in hair, raised as a monster, condemned to life in a travelling freak show. A boy with an extraordinary power of observation and detection. A boy accused of murder; on the run; hungry for the truth. Behold the savage spectacle of Wild Boy. Ladies and Gentlemen, take your seats. The show is about to begin!
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  • See Inside Ancient Greece

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    Product Code: BYYQJ
    Other
    A fascinating flap book packed with facts about Ancient Greece. Find out what it's like inside a Greek city-state, learn all about the Greek gods and myths, discover how temples were built and how Ancient Greek armies fought in battles. The period covered spans from the earliest Minoan civilisation on Crete to the empire of Alexander the Great.
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  • Look Inside a Building Site

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    Product Code: AZODV
    Other 5 years +
    From the work that goes into building a house to the demolition of a skysrcaper, this fact-filled information book from Usborne explains the art of construction to children.

    There are over 50 flaps to lift which reveal all kinds of incredible information about how buildings go up - and come down.
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  • Step Inside Ancient Egypt

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    Product Code: BYKTJ
    Other
    Peep through the beautifully laser-cut pages to find out all about life in Ancient Egypt. See pharaohs visiting temples, fishermen out on the River Nile, and wealthy nobles throwing extravagant parties. Lift the flaps to find crocodiles lurking beside the Nile, and to see inside lavish royal tombs hidden in the Valley of the Kings.
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  • Wild Boy and the Black Terror

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    Product Code: ANMVM
    Paperback
    A new sensation grips London - a poisoner who strikes without a trace, leaving victims mad with terror ...and then dead. Is there a cure for the black terror? To find out, Wild Boy and Clarissa must catch the killer. Their hunt will lead them from the city's vilest slums to its grandest palaces, and to a darkness at the heart of its very highest society.
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  • Robin Hood

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    Product Code: ADWCY
    Hardback 6 years +
    This is a brand new addition to "Usborne Young Reading Series 2", which is aimed at children whose reading ability is beginning to grow, and helps build confidence and ability. Robin Hood, along with his band of Merry Men, robs from the rich to give to the poor. But when the cruel Sheriff of Nottingham threatens the throne of King Richard, can Robin save the kingdom and win the heart of the fair Maid Marian? It is evocatively illustrated by Alan Marks, who also illustrated the "Young Reading" titles "Moonfleet" and "The Railway Children". It is developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, who is a senior lecturer in education and an early reading specialist from Roehampton University.
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  • Jake Atlas and the Quest for the Crystal Mountain

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    Product Code: BWMED
    Paperback
    TREASURE HUNTER, TOMB ROBBER, TROUBLEMAKER Jake Atlas and his family are searching for the fifth emerald tablet that will reveal the secret to the history of humankind. At China's Terracotta Army Museum, Jake retrieves a clue to a safe passage into a nearby tomb, where the tablet is believed to be hidden. But when a helicopter appears and blows up the tomb, the Atlases know they are being pursued by the People of the Snake. They must decode the rescued tablet and journey to the Crystal Mountain in Tibet to discover its store of ancient knowledge. But the mountain is guarded by a spirit, never to be entered. Not one to be deterred, Jake Atlas must overcome high altitudes, survive in a frozen landscape and drink far more yak butter tea than he'd ever imagined to discover the mountain's secrets. Another heart-thumping Jake Atlas adventure from an award-winning author, full of laughs and high-tech gadgets.
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  • Jake Atlas and the Hunt for the Feathered God

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    Product Code: BMQKS
    Paperback
    Jake Atlas and his family are on the run, hunted by international police while chasing the mysterious People of the Snake to stop them from hiding the secret history of humankind. But when the family's friend, Sami, is poisoned, the People of the Snake force the Atlases to work for them in exchange for a cure. Their mission: to locate a legendary lost city and the tomb of the Aztec god Quetzalcoatl in the jungles of Honduras - home to bandits, big cats, tarantulas and crocodiles. But the family's greatest enemy is themselves, as their squabbles threaten to get them into even deeper trouble.In order to reach the tomb, the family must survive ancient traps, jump out of a crashing plane, escape a jaguar's lair, climb a cliff of skulls, jump over a huge waterfall and escape from a trap of swinging blades!A brilliant heart-thumping sequel to the increasingly popular Jake Atlas and the Tomb of the Emerald Snake, this is another high-octane adventure, full of laughs and high-tech gadgets, from an award-winning author.
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  • Look Inside: Sports

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    Product Code: AIKSP
    Hardback 5 years +
    A fun flap book that shows young children what goes on at major sporting events and introduces them to a range of different sports. Scenes include an Olympic style swimming pool, an athletics stadium, a ski slope and a cycling velodrome. With over 100 flaps to lift, there's lots to discover on each brightly coloured page and plenty to keep curious minds occupied, including hidden flaps under flaps.
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  • See Inside Famous Buildings

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    Product Code: AEAZO
    Hardback 5 years +
    This book lets you discover and explore some of the world's most famous buildings. Looking at famous buildings from across the ages each illustration opens up to reveal the building's interior as well as fascinating facts such as how they were built and their histories. Buildings include the Empire State Building, Guggenheim Museum, Himeji Castle, Versailles Palace, Blue Mosque, Notre Dame Cathedral and more. This book contains over fifty sturdy embedded flaps.
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  • The Count of Monte Cristo

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    Product Code: APOBJ
    Hardback 7 years +
    This is a new title in "Young Reading Series Three", which is aimed at children whose reading ability and confidence allows them to tackle longer and more complex stories. After being framed by jealous rivals, young sailor Edmond Dantes is sent to a gloomy prison for 20 years. He orchestrates a daring escape and disguises himself as a rich count to gain revenge on the enemies that framed him. This work is developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, who is a senior lecturer in education and an early reading specialist from Roehampton University. It is beautifully produced hardback with ribbon marker.
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  • Jake Atlas and the Tomb of the Emerald Snake

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    Product Code: AWMTV
    Paperback
    Jake Atlas - tomb robber, treasure hunter, troublemaker! When Jake's parents vanish, Jake and his sister team up with shady tomb robbers to find them in the Egyptian desert in this riveting page-turning adventure by award-winning author Rob Lloyd Jones. The Atlas family is in trouble: Jake hides an addiction to stealing; his twin sister, Pan, has to conceal her genius, for fear of bullies. The siblings can't stop fighting - with each other and with their parents, stuffy professors of Ancient History. But Jake's and Pan's lives take a dramatic turn the day they discover the truth about their boring mum and dad. When the family go to Cairo on holiday, and Jake and Pan's parents mysteriously vanish, it's up to the twins to find them. They team up with shady tomb robbers, master high-tech gadgets and locate a lost tomb in this story of a family that finds itself in the deserts of Egypt.
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  • Why the Kangaroo Jumps

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    Product Code: BPPCT
    Paperback
    Once, the kangaroo couldn't jump. Find out how that changed in this lively tale adapted from one of Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories, gorgeously illustrated by John Joven and adapted especially for young children.
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  • Why the Kangaroo Jumps

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    Product Code: BGEFQ
    Hardback
    Once, the kangaroo couldn't jump. Find out how that changed in this lively tale adapted from one of Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories. This title is part of the Usborne Reading Programme (First Reading, level 1) with simple, charming text, puzzles after the story to consolidate learning, and gorgeous atmospheric illustrations by John Joven. Illustrations:Full colour throughout
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  • The Story of London

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    Product Code: AQOSK
    Hardback
    Children can follow the story of London as it grew from the Roman town of Londinium, survived the plagues and fires of the seventeenth century, witnessed Victorian innovations, was bombed during The Blitz, and has become one of the busiest, richest cities in the world.
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  • 50 Things to Spot in London

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    Product Code: APOIH
    Other 6 years +
    A pack of pocket-sized cards to help recognise and learn about fifty of London's famous landmarks. Each card has a detailed illustration of a landmark, with information, facts and statistics on the reverse.
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  • The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    Product Code: APOGT
    Hardback 7 years +
    The classic tale by Robert Louis Stevenson retold for children ready to tackle longer and more complex stories. Something evil is loose in London. The menacing figure of Edward Hyde stalks the streets, barging into women, trampling children, and even murdering an old man. But who is Hyde? And what is his relationship with the respectable doctor, Henry Jekyll? Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.
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  • The Tortoise and the Eagle

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    Product Code: APOAI
    Hardback 4 years +
    This is a new title in the fantastic "First Reading" series, aimed at children who are beginning to read. When the tortoise sees an eagle flying through the sky it gets jealous and tries to find a way to fly itself. This key series was developed in conjunction with reading expert Allison Kelly from the University of Surrey. Every title has clear and compelling text that allows children to build their burgeoning reading skills and is accompanied by charming and highly appealing illustrations.
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  • Moonfleet

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    Product Code: APNTN
    Hardback 7 years +
    The classic story of smuggling and corruption retold for children growing in reading confidence as part of the Usborne Young Reading Programme. After stumbling upon a secret laid buried for hundreds of years, John Trenchard finds himself transported into a world of treachery, danger and stolen diamonds. Will he survive and make it home to the girl he loves?
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