Liz Gogerly - Circuses - Hachette Children's Group

Circuses

By Liz Gogerly

  • Hardback
  • £12.99

Explore the world with these fascinating, high interest reads.

Roll up, roll up! Discover the fantastical world of the circus! Learn about the beginnings of the circus, circuses around the world and their incredibly skilled performers. Learn how to juggle, read an interview with an underwater performer and find out amazing circus facts and stats.

Biographical Notes

Liz Gogerly is a writer and editor of children`s information books and a former teacher. She has worked on a wide variety of books and has a specialist knowledge of history and biographies.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780750268493
  • Publication date: 25 Oct 2012
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Wayland
Franklin Watts

Puberty in Numbers

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Authors:
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This entertaining guide to puberty gives you all the information you need to know, but in a bright, colourful and fun way. Puberty need not be scary and unknown. Using bite-size text with attention-grabbing numbers and visuals, find out the facts and stats behind growing up, from how much extra hair you'll grow to how much taller you'll get. Written in a straightforward, down-to-earth approach, this book will give you all the information you need to understand and be reassured by any changes puberty throws at you.

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Heroes Who Help Us From Around the World

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Alien Kidnap

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Kid Force 3 are Jayden, Layla and Caleb. They aren't regular kids, they're super kids - each with an amazing superhero power.In this story, Emperor of the Vordar has invaded planet Earth! Can Kid Force 3 save the human race from the alien takeover?This title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of books to get children reading with confidence. This series is suitable for guided reading with children aged 5+, but also for older readers with low reading confidence or struggling to enjoy books.

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Robot Runaway

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Rainforest

Liz Gogerly, Rob Hunt, Oivind Hovland
Contributors:
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Prepare to take a chronological journey, from the first roots grown by newly evolved plants and trees, through blazing fires and climatic changes, to an explosion of flora and fauna as the rainforest blossoms with life. Travel right up to the modern-day, as humans arrive in the lush habitat, changing the rainforest and its inhabitants forever...Perfect for readers aged 7+ who want to find out more about how this huge biome develops, and the different animals that call it their home over millions of years.

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Dinosaurs

Liz Gogerly, Rob Hunt, Oivind Hovland
Contributors:
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Go Green!

Liz Gogerly, Miguel Sanchez
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It's Anjali's birthday party and the children have had a great time. But looking around the room at the end, they see mountains of rubbish, from food waste to wrapping paper, burst balloons and small plastic toys. What will happen to all of this waste?The children find out what happens at a recycling centre and about the huge amount of objects that can be recycled or reused. They learn how to take action outside by helping nature, reducing waste at school dinners, and saving energy and water at home. Through chatting to teachers and local people, the children learn all about green topics such as landfills, litter, plastic mountains in oceans and global warming. But it's not all doom and gloom. They discover that there are ways that they can take action to help save their environment and the planet. By walking to school or switching off lights when they don't need them, this book is full of ideas for reducing and reusing. At the end they hold a fun Eco Festival to raise awareness of how easy it is to 'go green'! 'Stop and Think' panels encourage readers to think about the problem in their local area and 'Take Action' panels give advice for how readers can get involved

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China

Liz Gogerly, Rob Hunt
Authors:
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Kenya

Liz Gogerly
Authors:
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Brazil

Liz Gogerly, Rob Hunt
Authors:
Liz Gogerly, Rob Hunt

Journey Through Brazil offers a look at the landscape, culture and people of Brazil, from the exciting buzz of Rio, through the amazing Amazon rainforests to the wave-pounded Atlantic coast. There's so much more to Brazil than carnivals, football and the Amazon and this book will let you delve into this richly cultural and exciting county in South America!Journey Through offers young readers the chance to take a trip through exciting world countries using different modes of transport, from train and car to bicycle and private jet. Along the way the traveller visits highlighted places both well known and less known, and learns lots of exciting facts about history, language, culture and much more.

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The USA

Liz Gogerly, Rob Hunt
Authors:
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Journey Through the USA offers a look at the landscape, culture and people of the United States, from the exciting buzz of New York, along the Appalachian Trail through many of the states along it's route, via Chicago and the Great Lakes, through the southern states and cowboy country to the sunshine and surf of California and Hawaii.Journey Through offers young readers the chance to take a trip through exciting world countries using different modes of transport, from train and car to bicycle and private jet. Along the way the traveller visits highlighted places both well known and less known, and learns lots of exciting facts about history, language, culture and much more.

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France

Liz Gogerly, Rob Hunt
Authors:
Liz Gogerly, Rob Hunt

Journey Through France offers a look at the landscape, culture and people of France, from the exciting buzz of Paris, through the peaceful lavender fields of Provence to the wave-pounded Atlantic coast.Journey Through offers young readers the chance to take a trip through exciting world countries using different modes of transport, from train and car to bicycle and private jet. Along the way the traveller visits highlighted places both well known and less known, and learns lots of exciting facts about history, language, culture and much more. Ideal for readers age 9 and up.

Hodder Children's Books

Second Form

Enid Blyton
Authors:
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Upper Fourth

Enid Blyton
Authors:
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For new girl Darrell Rivers, there are friends to be made, pranks to be played and fun to be had at Malory Towers in Enid Blyton's best-loved boarding school series.In book four, Darrell is very pleased to be head girl, but Alicia and Betty are determined to ruin her good work. Meanwhile, Darrell's sister Felicity joins Malory Towers and becomes best friends with none other than June - obnoxious, brash and Alicia's cousin.Expect more drama at Malory Towers!Between 1946 and 1951, Enid Blyton wrote six novels set at Malory Towers. This edition features the original text and is unillustrated.

Hodder Children's Books

In the Fifth

Enid Blyton
Authors:
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For new girl Darrell Rivers, there are friends to be made, pranks to be played and fun to be had at Malory Towers in Enid Blyton's best-loved boarding school series.In book five, everybody at Malory Towers is excited about the Christmas pantomime. This year they'll be performing Cinderella and everybody wants to be involved. Matters turn very serious when head girl Moira receives an anonymous poison pen letter. Expect more drama at Malory Towers!Between 1946 and 1951, Enid Blyton wrote six novels set at Malory Towers. This edition features the original text and is unillustrated.

Wayland

Play the Part: Doctors and Nurses

Liz Gogerly
Authors:
Liz Gogerly

Find out what a doctors and nurses do. Follow step-up-step activities to dress like a doctor, make a stethoscope and doctor's surgery. Then follow simple role plays to act out the part of a doctor or nurse!

Wayland

Play the Part: Shopkeeper

Liz Gogerly
Authors:
Liz Gogerly

Find out what shopkeeper's do. Follow step-up-step activities to make a shop sign, set up an ice cream parlour and make play food. Then follow simple role plays to act out the part of a shopkeeper.

Wayland

Dance Culture: Brazilian Dance

Liz Gogerly
Authors:
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The amazing mix of martial arts, dance and gravity-defying acrobatics makes Brazil's capoeira one of today's most fascinating dance styles. Make sure it's on your radar! Discover step-by-step guides to some of the popular moves to get you started, learn about the history of this fascinating Brazilian dance, read an interview with a leading capoeira coach and the real life story of a young capoeirista! The Radar series delivers streetwise, hot-topic reads for kids aged 9+. With bold, fresh design and topics that have bags of kid-appeal, Radar will encourage children to read - and keep reading!

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London

Liz Gogerly
Authors:
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Welcome to London! Learn about the amazing history of England's capital, from the Romans, the Middle Ages, Tudor times and the Victorian era, to the World Wars and up to the present day. Discover all about sport in London, its communities, and its cultural life - from fashion capital to centre of the arts.

Franklin Watts

A Royal Childhood: 200 Years of Royal Babies

Liz Gogerly
Authors:
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With a royal baby due in July, A Royal Childhood takes a factual but light-hearted look at the lives of selected royal children from the last 200 years, starting with Queen Victoria. Compare and contrast how royal children were educated then and now and find out about how the general public felt about them. With lots of opportunities to compare and contrast historical and present-day Britain, A Royal Childhood will be of interest to anyone keen on history or the Royal Family.