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A fun and exciting trip into Africa.
Discover lands, legends and wonders from the caves to the present.
This fun, photo-filled, and fact-packed bird guide will make kids look and listen to find the feathered friends right in their own gardens. From ducks to hawks, sparrows to sandpipers, kids will learn how, where, and when to spot birds all over Britain and Ireland in this field guide. With tons of info, it's the perfect companion for the garden or day trips, camping or holidays. Durable and portable, it's just right for pocket or backpack.
Welcome back to the strange town of Wildpool... There's a new mayor in Wildpool (though not necessarily the one that everyone voted for!) and something very mysterious is afoot and there's a danger the Ladies Who Crunch will be forced to move home and that Wiggott's Wonderful Waxworld - about to be reopened - will actually be demolished. Can Molly and Boy save the day? Will Wildpool ever be the same? The second in a spellbinding new fiction series from bestselling Horrible Histories author, Terry Deary.
Train at the world's first crime academy! Laugh-out-loud stories from the bestselling author of HORRIBLE HISTORIES. 2 books in 1! Want to rob the rich and give to the poor? Worried about getting caught? Then why not train at the world's first crime academy! Book 1: Classes in Kidnapping Book 2: Safecracking for Students
This fun, photo-filled, fact-packed guide to rocks and minerals will get kids outside to discover the amazing world underneath their feet. Created for the ultimate explorer, this book gives kids the knowledge and skills they need to identify just about anything they dig up and become true rock hounds. With tons of info and interactivity prompts, it's the perfect companion for backyard or field trip, camping and vacation. Durable and portable, it's just right for pocket or backpack.
Thus fun, photo-filled, fact-packed night sky guide will encourage kids to stop and look up to spot stars and planets right from their own backyards. From Mars to meteor showers, the Big Dipper to satellites, kids will learn how, where, and when to spot space phenomena in the night sky at any time of the year in this field guide. With tons of info, it's the perfect companion for garden or field trips, camping or holidays. Durable and portable, it's just right for pocket or backpack.
I Was There... is a perfect introduction for younger readers into stories from the past, allowing children to imagine that they were really there. I Was There... 1066 tells the thrilling story of a young page boy at the heart of the Battle of Hastings. Edwin risks everything to infiltrate the Norman army and find out William of Normany's plans for King Harold. Brilliantly reimagined, readers aged 7+ will love this vivid and exciting first-hand account of the last successful military invasion of England.
Tail-wagging tales of real-life Rebel Dogs! Get your paws on the stories and secrets of some of history's most heroic hounds! An engaging collection packed with over 30 real-life dogs, including film stars with fur, hounds that love to help, superstars of science and war heroes - these rebel dogs are the stars of their own stories. With incredible fur-raising facts on record-making dogs, marvellous mutts in literature, internet-sensation pups and much, much more - this beautiful book is perfect for pup fans of any age. Rebel Dogs is the perfect gift for any pup lover, all year round!
The new fourth edition of Invasion, Plague and Murder is Book 1 of the best-selling Oxford KS3 History by Aaron Wilkes series. It covers medieval and early Tudor British history, including Anglo-Saxon England, the Norman Conquest, England's relationship with Scotland, Wales, Ireland and France, medicine and public health, religion and political power. This textbook introduces the history content and skills needed to support a coherent knowledge-rich curriculum, prepares students for success in Key Stage 3 History, and builds solid foundations for GCSE study: - Carefully designed content and assessments support student progression throughout the textbook series - Historical sources and interpretations are presented with clear provenances - Over to you activities for every lesson check students' knowledge and understanding, and are ramped in difficulty to build confidence - Step-by-step guidance on key History skills provides scaffolding to introduce students to the skills needed for further study - Literacy focus feature helps improve students' essay writing skills and grammar - Complete assessment support, including quick knowledge quizzes and exam-style assessments - This textbook retains Aaron Wilkes' unique and engaging style, shown in recent research to inspire and motivate young historians - Invasion, Plague and Murder Kerboodle: Lessons, Resources, Assessment offers a digital subscription packed full of customisable interactives, worksheets, animations and automarked assessments.
New to Scholastic for 2016 - Enter the World of LEGO (R) and see the REAL world on a LEGO (R) adventure LEGO Knights and Castles offers In-depth insights into a favourite topic. With bite-size, incredible facts and photos for newly confident readers all introduced by your favourite LEGO(R) Minifigure characters. Other books in the LEGO nonfiction programme include: LEGO: Planets LEGO: Dino Safari
Discover all the foul facts about fifty gruesome great houses in this brand new Horrible Histories book. From Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh to Buckingham Palace in London, HORRIBLE HISTORIES: GRUESOME GREAT HOUSES covers the history of Britain and Ireland from the time of the savage Stone Age right up until the present day. Full of dark mysteries, gruesome ghost stories and terrible tales of betrayal and revenge, it's a seriously horrible read with all the gore and more.
Ontdek die wereldgeskiedenis – van die oerknal tot die hede – in hierdie beeldverhaal. Met groot kleurplate vir groot en klein word die wereldgeskiedenis as een deurlopende, asemrowende verhaal voorgestel. Boordevol interessante feite oor: die dinosourusse, die Wikings, ridders en ontdekkingsreisigers, die Griekse wysgere, die eerste skrif, antieke Chinese koninkryke, wereldoorloe, die Berlynse muur, kastele, joerts en wolkekrabbers, die opkoms van die internet en soveel meer. ’n Groot kinderboek vir ’n grootse geskiedenis.
An irresistibly brilliant souvenir for fans of Horrible Histories, the Movie: Rotten Romans - the first official Horrible Histories film, releasing 26 July 2019! The Movie Handbook is the ideal horribly hilarious guide to the characters, settings and story behind Horrible Histories, the Movie: Rotten Romans. You'll love meeting Atti and Orla and discovering everything there is to know about their extraordinary adventure in Roman Britain. Horrible Histories, the Movie: Rotten Romans is the first feature adaptation of the bestselling children's history book series, directed by Dominic Brigstocke. Sebastian Croft (young Ned Stark, Game of Thrones) and Emilia Jones (Anne Cromwell,Wolf Hall) star as Atti and Orla, alongside an all-star cast including Nick Frost, Craig Roberts, Kim Cattrall, Kate Nash, Rupert Graves, Alex Macqueen and Derek Jacobi - reprising his role as Claudius.
Meet famous explorers and adventurers in this exciting non-fiction storybook for children. Venture into steaming jungles in search of lost temples, fight off frostbite in the Arctic, and blast off into space! Great explorers have one thing in common - a desire to leap into the unknown, no matter how dangerous that might be. From Ferdinand Magellan's first circumnavigation of the world 500 years ago to Barbara Hillary's treks to the North and South poles while in her seventies, Explorers documents the trials and hardships of the men and women who rewrote our understanding of the world, and showed us what humans are capable of. Explorers looks at the towering achievements of more than 50 explorers in great detail, with incredible cross-sections revealing the amazing detail inside Spanish galleons, lost cities, and spaceships. Hand-drawn maps reveal their intrepid journeys in great detail, and photographs highlight the artefacts and relics they found along the way. The explorers come from all walks of life and parts of the world. Packed with jaw-dropping facts and written in language that will get the heart racing, Explorers is the perfect book for any budding young adventurer, combining both beautiful illustrations by Jessamy Hawke and fantastic photography.
The Agent Handbook is packed with top-secret facts, quizzes and activities on World War Two! Master military strategy, find out about the wartime code-breakers and how to send a secret message, and then read all about the incredible heroes fighting on the home front. This cool activity file is packed with: facts on WorldWar Two lightning quizzes propaganda posters home front hints And with lots of space to note down your adventures, this journal is lockable - just in case it falls into enemy hands!
This charming little book provides full-colour scenes ready to be decorated with rub-down transfers and pages to colour too. Featuring bold knights doing everything from jousting at a tournament and besieging a castle to hunting in a forest and relaxing in a garden; not to mention learning how to ride and fight and being knighted by the king.
In this brilliant new edition of Pirates, Terry Deary reveals the terrible truth behind the lousy pirate legends and lies so forget the brave heroes swinging from masts and the handsome young men sailing the seven seas for this is history at its most horrible! Readers can: decide who was the baddest of the bunch in the top ten of putrid pirates discover why the women pirates were just as wicked as the men learn to talk the patter of a pirate Plus there are foul facts on the ships they sailed, the punishments they suffered and the rules they lived by. Now the nasty bits are at your fingertips!
Vanaf die vroegste tye verken mense al die aardbol op soek na nuwe plekke om te bewoon, verleidelike skatte, asemrowende vergesigte of die roemryke voorreg om die eerste mens op ’n hoe bergpiek te wees. Hierdie boek vertel die verhale van onverskrokke ontdekkingsreisigers wat dit tot by die ysige pole gewaag het, bloedig warm woestyne oorgesteek het, riviere vol krokodille trotseer of vir die eerste keer reg rondom die aarde geseil het.
In this kids biography, discover the inspiring story of Nelson Mandela, who became the first black president of South Africa after spending 27 years in prison.
In 1964, Nelson Mandela was sentenced to a lifetime in jail. His crime? Attempting to overthrow a government that openly discriminated against its black citizens. After spending 27 years behind bars, Mandela was released, allowing him to continue his struggle for equality in South Africa-and to become the country's first black president. In this biography book for kids ages 8-11, learn all about Mandela's incredible life, his fight against apartheid, and how he helped bring peace to his nation.
This new biography series from DK goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting people. Full-colour photographs and hand-drawn illustrations complement thoughtfully written, age-appropriate text to create an engaging book children will enjoy reading. Definition boxes, information sidebars, maps, inspiring quotes, and other nonfiction text features add depth, and a handy reference section at the back makes this the one biography series everyone will want to collect. Each book also includes an author's introduction letter, a glossary, and an index.
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.
A gripping heart-in-your-mouth adventure told by Eve, a Tudor girl who sets out on a dangerous journey to change her life for the better. Voices: Diver's Daughter - A Tudor Story brings Eve and her mother, who was stolen from her family in Mozambique as a child, from the Southwark slums of Elizabethan London to England's southern coast. When they hear from a Mary Rose survivor that one of the African free-divers who was sent to salvage its treasures is alive and well and living in Southampton, mother and daughter agree to try to find him and attempt to dive the wreck of another ship, rumoured to be rich with treasures. But will the pair survive when the man arrives to claim his 'share'? Will Eve overcome her fear of thewater to help rescue her mother? In this thrilling adventure based on real events, Patrice Lawrence shows us a fascinating and rarely seen world that's sure to hook young readers. VOICES: A thrilling series showcasing some of the UK's finest writers for young people. Voices reflects the authentic, unsung stories of our past. Each shows that, even in times of great upheaval, a myriad of people have arrived on this island and made a home for themselves - from Roman times to the present day.
This Norman England c1066-c1100 Revision Guide is part of the popular Oxford AQA GCSE History series. Written by our original author team to match the new AQA specification, this guide covers exactly what your students require to succeed in the Paper 2 Norman British Depth Study exams. - Recap key events with clear visual diagrams and brief points - Apply knowledge with targeted revision activities that tests basic comprehension, then apply understanding towards exam-style questions - Review and track revision with progress checklists, suggested activity answers and Exam Practice sections - Step-by-step exam guidance based on the popular 'How to' student book feature - Examiner Tip features most up-to-date expert advice and identifies common exam mistakes - Boost student confidence on all AQA GCSE Norman question types with revision activities such as Interpretation Analysis and Historic Environment - Perfect for use alongside the Student Book and Kerboodle, or as a stand-alone resource for independent revision. This revision guide helps your students Recap, Apply, and Review their way towards exam success.
When the most famous ship in the world set sail from Southampton on 10 April 1912, little did anyone know that her maiden voyage would also be her last. Two young passengers - Evie and William - determined to become fast friends, despite their differences, pass notes back and forth as history is made. But what will happen when the iceberg hits? My Best Friend on the Titanic is an exciting read for children aged 6+, packed with fascinating historical details.
Read about impressive castles and famous medieval knights! Investigate the defences and life in the greatest medieval castles and the chivalrous and heroic actions of best-known knights. DK's innovative range of graded readers combines a highly visual approach with non-fiction narratives that children will want to read. DK Reader Knights and Castles is a level 3 reader, offering exciting and captivating narratives for children starting to read on their own. More text and more complex sentence structures are presented to help develop confidence in reading. There's a DK Reader for every child!
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