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  • AMHYB 5 years +
    5 years +
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    Project X Origins is a ground-breaking guided reading programme for the whole school. Action-packed stories, fascinating non-fiction and comprehensive guided reading support meet the needs of children at every stage of their reading development. The Water Cycle explores the water cycle and uncovers facts about the journey that water takes to get to your house. Each book contains inside cover notes that highlight challenge words, prompt questions and a range of follow-up activities to support children in their reading.
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    100 Facts Victorian Britain is bursting with mind-blowing images, fun activities and exactly 100 awesome Victorian facts for kids. Children will learn everything they need to know about life under the rule of Queen Victoria. 100 Facts Victorian Britain contains key topics about Queen Victoria's long reign in concise numbered facts. Information is accompanied by amazing illustrations and photographs that put unbelievable facts into context for young learners. Essential topics covered in 100 Facts Victorian Britain: Queen Victoria's royal family and the great British Empire The Industrial Revolution boom, factory life and being sent to the workhouse Improvements in health and travel, and the start of the Modern Age Examples of 'I don't believe it' fascinating facts: British law said that no man was allowed to propose to the queen, so Victoria had to ask for Albert's hand in marriage! Rich Victorian women had to suffer to look good - they wore whalebone corsets strengthened with steel that must have been agony to wear. When Victoria's death was announced, people wore black, and black and purple banners were hung from shop windows. Iron fences were given a fresh coat of black paint to mark the occasion. Activities to make learning accessible and interactive include: Quiz question: Which Christmas tradition was introduced in 1846? Rearrange the sentences shown in this panel to find the names of four famous books Make Victorian ice cream using sugar, milk and vanilla essence Author: Jeremy SmithConsultant: Fiona MacdonaldPages: 48Age: 6+Dimensions: 9 X 12Format: Paperback with holographic foilISBN: 9781842369845"
  • BFGYH
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    100 Facts Endangered Animals is bursting with exactly 100 mind-blowing facts, awesome images and fun activities to help children aged 6-10 years learn everything they need to know about the most threatened animals on our planet. - Concise text explains the key facts to children in a clear way.- Numbered facts help your child to track their progress and feel a sense of achievement.- Comprehensive index allows children at key stage to practise locating the information they are searching for. Synopsis - Product details100 Facts Endangered Animals covers key endangered animals facts in easily-digestible, numbered paragraphs. Every page features detailed illustrations and colourful photographs that bring the text to life for kids aged 6-10 years. Topics covered in 100 Facts Endangered Animals: - Animal species that are already extinct and those that were too late to save- Natural and human causes of endangering animals - Conservation campaigns for animals under the most threat 'I don't believe it' fascinating facts: - The Bermuda petrel was thought to be extinct for over 300 years until a breeding group was discovered on some coastal rocks in 1951.- About 100 years ago there were more than 100,000 tigers. Now there are fewer than 5000 in the wild.- In 2005, a new kind of monkey, the highland mangabey, was discovered in Africa. At the same time it became one of the rarest, most threatened of all animal species. Activities to make learning accessible and interactive: - Quiz time: What died out when? Put these animal extinctions in order, from most long ago to most recent- Make a condor puppet with an old sock and paints- Match up the animals with the products they are killed or captured for
  • BHVJE
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    Steve Parker presents the world of fossils in detail. Discover how fossils are formed, how and why they're excavated, what they tell us about ancient life on Earth, fossil hot spots and famous fossil hunters.
  • BQDBX 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Pocket Edition 100 Facts Dinosaurs is bursting with incredible images, fun activities and exactly 100 facts for kids to learn everything they need to know about these prehistoric creatures. Amazing, detailed artwork of dinosaurs and their habitats Stand-out facts to help children develop their recall skills Covers dinosaur anatomy, hunting and feeding, and babies. Pocket Edition 100 Facts Dinosaurs includes key topics about the primeval world in easily-digestible, numbered facts. Every page is covered in amazing illustrations and photographs that clarify difficult points for kids. An ideal introduction to dinosaur books for kids aged 7+ years.
  • BQECN 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Pocket Edition 100 Facts Dinosaur Science is bursting with incredible images, fun activities and exactly 100 facts for kids to learn everything they need to know about these prehistoric creatures. Incredible, detailed artwork of dinosaurs, their habitats and history Stand-out facts to help children develop their recall skills Covers dinosaur anatomy, intelligence and even new discoveries. Pocket Edition 100 Facts Dinosaur Science includes key topics about the primeval world in easily-digestible, numbered facts. Every page is covered in amazing illustrations and photographs that clarify difficult points for kids. An ideal introduction to dinosaur books for kids aged 7+ years.
  • AEKLX
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    This is an accessible and lively guide to the natural force of magnetism - what it is and how it works. You can learn how magnetism was discovered, the magnetic poles, how a compass works, how to test magnetic fields, and how magnets are used in everything from toys and games to cars and computers. It offers 15 fantastic hands-on projects that will help you to find out for yourself: make an electromagnet, a light switch, a magnetic fishing game, and your own loop compass. It is ideal for home or school use for 8- to 12-year-olds. Whether you know it or not, there are magnets hidden everywhere: in compasses, in hairdryers, in telephones, and in computers. This book takes the reader through the different uses and aspects of magnetism: how magnets make engines work, how they can help you to find your way, and even how magnets can be switched on and off! More than 200 vibrant photographs, drawings and diagrams make it fun to learn, while 15 exciting and easy-to-do projects and experiments will allow you to see the scientific principles in action. The step-by-step projects use readily available objects and equipment: learn how to make your own magnet out of a paperclip or a nail, or how to turn a bowl of water and needle into a compass. With this lively and practical book, young scientists will enjoy finding out about all the fantastic facts for themselves.
  • AKWRO
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    This book also deals with other questions and answers about prehistoric reptiles. Did dinosaurs go swimming, live in groups, have wings, eat grass, tower over trees, or talk to each other? Children are fascinated by dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures, and this book will answer all of the questions they most frequently ask. Steve Parker's simple and informative text explains every aspect of dinosaur existence, while Graham Rosewarne's stunning illustrations bring over 60 of these magnificent beasts back to life. This is the perfect introduction for 5- to 8-year-olds to the fascinating and extraordinary age of the dinosaurs. Would you like a pet dinosaur? A small one might seem cute and friendly...but what would it eat? Should you take it for walks? Dinosaurs lived a very long time ago. Their world was very different to the one in which we live today. We know about prehistoric creatures mainly from their fossils - bones, teeth and other remains, preserved in the rocks. Fossils tell us that some dinosaurs were big, others small. Some ate plants, others meat. The females laid eggs - probably. How did dinosaurs die out? Could they ever return? The answers to these and many other questions can be found in this fascinating book.
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    Pocket Edition 100 Facts Fossils is bursting with awesome images, fun activities and facts for children to learn everything they need to know about amazing fossil discoveries. Kids learn more easily with bitesized information Photographs and artworks aid children who learn through visual prompts Activities allow children to put what they have learned into practice Pocket Edition 100 Facts Fossils covers key topics about the skill of unearthing relics in easily-digestible, numbered facts. Every page is covered in detailed illustrations and colourful photographs that bring the text to life for kids.
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    Discover everything you need to know about the Arctic and Antarctic. Exactly 100 facts accompanied by photographs and detailed artwork will challenge children, acting as an incentive as they make their way through the book. Projects to make and do, hilarious facts and cartoons bring an extra element of fun.
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    This book also features other questions and answers about creepy crawlies. Why do bugs stay so small, have lots of legs, lay lots of eggs, live in groups, change shape, or need wings? Children are fascinated by insects and other creepy crawlies, and this book will answer all of the questions they most frequently ask. Steve Parker's simple and informative text explains how different bugs live and why they behave as they do, while Graham Rosewarne's stunning illustrations reveal each tiny creature in vivid detail. This is the perfect introduction for 5- to 8-year-olds to the wonderful and mysterious world of bugs. Bugs, creepy crawlies, minibeasts...these are names we use for all sorts of small creatures, including beetles, flies and other insects, spiders, scorpions and other arachnids, snails, slugs and other molluscs, centipedes, millipedes, leeches and worms. What all of these creatures have in common is that they are invertebrates: animals without backbones. Some bugs bite and sting us - but it's nothing personal! Why do they do it? The answer to this and many other questions can be found in this book, which will show you their fascinating world, and will help you to understand how they live their tiny lives.
  • BMAYA 9 years +
    9 years +
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    A Brief Illustrated History of Warfare charts the history of warfare all the way through from the early charioteers and spear throwers, through Roman legions, knights and siege machines, through to musketeers and the military arms used in the two World Wars, then all the way through to the use of smart weapons today. With stunning full-colour images and illustrations, this beautiful book is sure to fascinate the young reader.
  • AUCBA
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    100 Facts Butterflies & Moths takes an in-depth look at the extraordinary lives of butterflies and moths for children aged 7+. Discover which is the world's biggest moth, where thousands of monarch butterflies roost in winter and how a caterpillar becomes an adult butterfly or moth. Covering a wide range of topics from feeding to flight, 100 numbered facts will challenge children, encouraging reading from start to finish. Every page is packed with amazing photographs and artwork, while activities, quizzes and cartoons add an extra element of fun, making 100 Facts Butterflies & Moths the perfect introduction to this incredible topic.
  • APWNI 7 years +
    7 years +
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    From the first rockets to leave Earth's atmosphere and the animals that made brave journeys into space, such as Laika the Soviet stray dog, to the first spacewalks and the tragedies of the loss of all crew members of the Challenger and Columbia space shuttles, this book looks at the people, who's part in various space programmes around the world, have helped to push the boundaries of space travel for future generations. Six books that reveal the thrilling journeys, triumphs and disasters that men and women have experienced in the exploration of our universe. These books examine the mind-blowing technologies involved in space endeavours and tells the all too human stories of some of the key figures.
  • BPXFJ
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    Packed with amazing infographics and awesome stats, this best-selling series has a fun and accessible world-record book approach. With bold and colourful illustrations, eye-catching photographs and the latest expert research, Record Breakers books are the perfect purchase for kids who love brain-bending facts! From man-eating sharks to snakes that grow longer than buses, check out the greatest record breakers of the animal world! This book is packed with awesome and extreme creatures, on land, in the sea and in the sky. Discover the fastest, the biggest, the tiniest and the deadliest animals in the world! Statistics are presented through colourful graphics, with lots of freaky facts to fascinate.
  • AMIAT 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Project X Origins is a ground-breaking guided reading programme for the whole school. Action-packed stories, fascinating non-fiction and comprehensive guided reading support meet the needs of children at every stage of their reading development. In Animal Conflicts discover how animals protect themselves, why they get into conflicts and how they fight back. Each book contains inside cover notes that highlight challenge words, prompt questions and a range of follow-up activities to support children in their reading.
  • AMHXW 5 years +
    5 years +
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    Project X Origins is a ground-breaking guided reading programme for the whole school. Action-packed stories, fascinating non-fiction and comprehensive guided reading support meet the needs of children at every stage of their reading development. Explore Building Wembley to find out how and why the brand new Wembley Stadium was created. Each book contains inside cover notes that highlight challenge words, prompt questions and a range of follow-up activities to support children in their reading.
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    Encounter life on Earth millions of years ago with Age of the Dinosaur. Packed with bite-size facts and exciting prehistoric puzzles, it explains what the world looked like and how it changed, which incredible creatures, plants and animals lived there, who survived to live another day, and how scientists know all this. Each colourful double-page spread explores a different dinosaur subject, from a particular period of time or group of animals to dinosaur diets and the study of fossils. Meet the world's first known bird and the deadly animal that may have terrified the terrible T. rex. Discover who lived when and who ate what in fun dinosaur quizzes and games. Find out why all the dinosaurs disappeared forever and who survived after they were gone. With eye-catching illustrations and photographs of specimens from the Museum's palaeontological collections, this is a great first book about dinosaurs and the world in which they lived.
  • AZKFK
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    These brilliant books take a hand-on-approach to popular subjects. Step-by-step projects on every spread, fold-out central pages and fun flaps throughout reinforce information and make these books truly interactive.
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    Immerse yourself in the history of medicine - a colourful story of skill, serendipity, trial and error, moments of genius, and dogged determination. From traditional chinese medicine to today's sophisticated gene therapies and robotic surgery, A Short History of Medicine combines riveting storytelling and beautiful images, historical accounts and lucid explanations, to illuminate the story of medicine through time. Witness early, bloody, anaesthetic-free operations; see the first crude surgical instruments; trace the mapping of the circulatory system; follow the painstaking detective work that led to the decoding of the human genome; and understand the role that potions, cures, therapies, herbal medicines, and drugs have played in the human quest to tame and conquer disease, injury, and death. A Short History of Medicine is an engrossing illustrated history and tale of drama and discovery that celebrates the milestones of medical history across generations and cultures.
  • AUNCE
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    Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Life is a giant visual guide for children aged 8+, offering a comprehensive insight into prehistoric life. Starting with the beginning of life on Earth, each section progresses from plants and the first amphibians to early reptiles and the first dinosaurs. The Age of Dinosaurs is explored in detail, and covers many exciting discoveries of new species, as well a comprehensive guide to better-known species. The fascinating progression from dinosaurs to birds is clearly explained, which leads into the Age of Mammals. The book concludes with the appearance of early humans and the evolution of modern humans. A source of information for school projects or homework.
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    Explore the beginnings of life on Earth and find out how fish learned to walk on land, how some dinosaurs grew into giants, which super predator is the most famous of all and how fossils hold the key to all these discoveries. This brilliant book is bursting with fantastic information, detailed illustrations and stunning photographs.
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    This series presents the most feared dinosaur ever to have roamed the Earth - T Rex. Discover how T Rex evolved, what made it a supreme hunter, its anatomy and why it eventually died out.
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    From deserts to polar lands, this series takes an in-depth look at different ecosystems around the world. Learn about how each ecosystem is formed, the wildlife that lives there, and how climate change and human interaction are affecting the planet. This title features: amazing fact panels; stunning photographs of different environments, including animals and human inhabitants; and, clear, modern design.