Books by Rosie Dickins

  • BDX2 7 years +

    Lift-the-Flap Computers and Coding (Other)

    Rosie Dickins

    (1) Hand-picked favourites
    An interactive introduction to information and communication technology, which explains what goes on inside computers and what makes them do what they do. With lots of flaps to lift and look beneath, fact-hungry children will devour the fascinating data contained in this bright and engaging non-fiction book.
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  • ALHCO 4 years +

    First Book of Art (Paperback)

    Rosie Dickins

    This hands-on activity book provides children with a fascinating introduction to influential artists including Turner, Monet and Delauney.

    This book features full-colour reproductions of the artists' most famous works and encourages children to spot and think about each one.

    The methods and ideas featured in this book are accompanied by art activities that will help budding art enthusiasts understand the artists' methods and ideas.
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  • AINRV 5 years +

    Lift-the-Flap Times Tables (Hardback)

    Rosie Dickins

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    Learning times tables is essential and needs endless practice, but children will love the interactive approach of this book, which has lots of flaps to lift to find out the answers to a range of multiplication questions. An innovative approach to what can be a dry and tricky subject, this book is perfect for parents and children to share on the road to learn times tables.
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  • BQASV

    Children's Book of Art (Paperback)

    Rosie Dickins

    This lavish picture book introduces 32 of the world's best-known, best-loved works of art - including masterpieces by Leonardo da Vinci, Claude Monet and Georgia O'Keeffe. Engaging, jargon-free writing, lively anecdotes and cartoons bring key moments from art history vividly to life.
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  • AAHHL 4 years +

    Usborne Illustrated Fairy Tales (Hardback)

    Rosie Dickins

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    Cinderella and the Sleeping Beauty are joined by The Dragon Painter and The Emperor and the Nightingale in this lovely collection of fairy tales. With gorgeous illustrations and simple retellings, the Usborne Illustrated Fairy Tales collection is a must-have addition for your young one's bookshelf. Perfect for bedtime stories!

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  • APNLU 5 years +

    Stories of Unicorns (Hardback)

    Rosie Dickins

    Inspired by the myths and legends that surround this legendary creature, this book includes tales of three unusual unicorns; one befriends a kitchen maid, another manages to outwit a greedy hunter - whilst the third unicorn simply loves strawberries! Part of Young Reading Series 1 for children just starting to read alone.
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  • APOTO 5 years +

    The Magic Porridge Pot (Paperback)

    Rosie Dickins

    The enchanting tale of a magical pot and what happens when it is stolen specially retold for younger children, with humorous illustrations by Mike and Carl Gordon.
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  • BCVNV 6 years +

    See Inside Space Stations and Other Spacecraft (Other)

    Rosie Dickins

    Calling all space cadets! Usborne's See Inside Space Stations and Other Spacecraft assigns a mission to see inside these extraordinary space stations and spacecrafts - from the beginning of the space race to the latest missions to Mars and beyond. It has over 70 flaps to lift.
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  • APNXC 7 years +

    Frankenstein (Hardback)

    Rosie Dickins

    The classic horror story by Mary Shelley retold for children ready to tackle longer and more complex stories. Victor Frankenstein dreams of creating life. As lightning flashes across the sky, his creature stirs. Will it be the perfect being he imagines, or a monster?Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.
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  • APOGS 6 years +

    The Tempest (Hardback)

    Rosie Dickins

    Prospero and his daughter Miranda are stranded on a lonely desert island. Then a magical storm washes a royal ship ashore - and Prospero finally has the chance to right old wrongs. Shakespeare's classic romantic comedy retold for children growing in reading confidence and ability as part of the Usborne Young Reading Programme.
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  • BRZHO

    How the Crab Got His Claws (Hardback)

    Rosie Dickins

    A lively retelling of a classic tale about a naughty crab. Based on the famous "Just So" story by Rudyard Kipling.
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    My First Computer Coding Book with ScratchJr (Other)

    Rosie Dickins

    This fun, friendly guide explains how computers work and what coding does - then shows you how to code your own stories and games on a tablet. The coding uses ScratchJr, a computer language designed especially for beginners, which is available to download for free.
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  • APPAJ 7 years +

    World of Shakespeare Picture Book (Hardback)

    Rosie Dickins

    Explore the life and times of one of the greatest writers the world has ever seen in this wonderful, interactive introduction to his works. See where Shakespeare lived, how he worked and discover the plays he wrote, including A Midsummer Night's Dream, Hamlet, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet and more.
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  • APOSH 5 years +

    Why the Sea is Salty (Other)

    Rosie Dickins

    Three 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 the 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.
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  • APOQI 5 years +

    The Runaway Princess (Hardback)

    Rosie Dickins

    A princess runs away to avoid marriage, taking three of her favourite gowns with her. She works hard, herding geese in a tatty donkeyskin cloak, but when she thinks no one is looking, she tries on one of her beautiful gowns. She is spotted by a prince who falls in love with her at first sight, but she runs away. How will he find her? And what will he think when he finds out that she's just a goose girl? A variation of the Cinderella story, this version is based on Donkeyskin, a 300-year-old story by the French author, Charles Perrault. Part of the Usborne Reading Programme, which includes over 250 titles across seven levels - all developed in conjunction with reading experts at Roehampton University.
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  • APOMA 6 years +

    London Sticker Book (Paperback)

    Rosie Dickins

    This is an exciting and informative book containing over 100 full-colour stickers, which children can match to the photographs of the famous landmarks of London. The book doubles as a spotters' guides, with accurate, simple descriptions and fascinating facts that allow children to seek out and identify the wonderful things to be seen around the city of London. Space is allocated to each photograph so that details of when and where each sight was spotted can be inserted. The small size allows the book to fit neatly into a pocket so children can spot on the go.
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  • APOIW 7 years +

    Dracula (Other)

    Rosie Dickins

    A dramatic retelling of Bram Stoker's classic horror story retold for children ready to tackle longer and more complex stories. Jonathan Harker has no idea of the horrors that await him in Castle Dracula. An ancient evil is alive and hungry for new blood. Can Jonathan and his friends defeat it? Each scene is vividly brought to life with Victor Tavares' illustrations and the CD contains an atmospheric reading with sound effects. Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.
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  • APOCW 6 years +

    Twelfth Night (Hardback)

    Rosie Dickins

    Shakespeare's classic comedy retold for children growing in reading confidence and ability. When Viola is left shipwrecked on the coast of Illyria, she must disguise herself as a boy for protection. But when she becomes a page for Duke Orsino, things start to get a little complicated. This title 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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  • APOBA 4 years +

    Why is the Sea Salty? (Hardback)

    Rosie Dickins

    This is a new title in the fantastic "First Reading" series, based on a Korean folktale, aimed at children who are beginning to read. The King has a magic millstone, which can make anything he asks for. He keeps the millstone well hidden, but a clever thief tricks a guard into telling him where to find it. The book is developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, who is a senior lecturer in education and an early reading specialist from Roehampton University. It offers a great value quality hardback with ribbon marker guaranteed to foster pride in book ownership.
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  • APOAZ 4 years +

    The Magic Pear Tree (Hardback)

    Rosie Dickins

    Shen doesn't like to share anything - especially not his yummy pears. Can a hungry beggar teach him a little kindness? The Chinese folktale retold for beginner readers developing reading stamina through simple, repetitive text. Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.
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  • APOAA 4 years +

    The Genie in the Bottle (Hardback)

    Rosie Dickins

    This is a new title in the fantastic "First Reading" series, aimed at children who are beginning to read. A poor fisherman goes fishing, but catches an old bottle instead of a fish. When he opens the bottle, he accidentally releases a big, bad genie.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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  • APNXM 7 years +

    William Shakespeare (Hardback)

    Rosie Dickins

    William dreams of acting and writing plays. This ambition takes him from the quiet country town of Stratford to the great playhouses of London, where his talent takes the city by storm...The life of Britain's most famous playwright told for children ready to tackle longer and more complex books.
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  • APNUV 4 years +

    The Fish That Talked (Hardback)

    Rosie Dickins

    This is a new title in the fantastic "First Reading" series, aimed at children who are beginning to read.Based on a traditional Indian tale, the story follows Manu, who one day rescues a tiny talking fish from a stream and gets far more than he bargained for.The luxurious hardback editions foster pride in book ownership and enthusiasm for reading. 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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  • APNSP 6 years +

    The Story of Rome (Hardback)

    Rosie Dickins

    Retold as a story for children growing in reading confidence, The Story of Rome covers the rise and fall of the Roman Empire.

    It will take young readers from the myth of Romulus and Remus to the foundations of the vast empire, the emperors who ruled it and its eventual collapse.
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