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England

By Alice Harman

  • Paperback
  • £7.99

Follow the Fact Cat and discover the world, learning about the culture and geography of the countries that make up the UK!

Where in London does the Queen live? What do people like to eat on Sundays? What is the Jurassic Coast famous for?

Discover the answers to all of these questions and learn all about England and the people who live there. Find out what it's like in English cities such as London, Liverpool and York. Explore the farms and landscapes of England's countryside, and see the wild animals that live there. Read about the amazing history of Stonehenge, and discover the thrill-seeking sport of mountain biking!

The Fact Cat series takes children at nursery age through to Key Stage 1 and above on a journey to discover the world around them, learning about a vast array of subjects on the way from space and science to ancient history and geography!

Biographical Notes

Alice Harman is an experienced author of books for children.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780750289276
  • Publication date: 25 Jun 2015
  • Page count: 24
  • Imprint: Wayland
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Human Rights

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How can you be a good global citizen? By understanding the world we live in and how we can effect change. This book explores what human rights are, what happens when they are respected and when they are limited, for example losing your right to freedom if you commit a crime. The book looks at movements such as Black Lives Matter and at how we can all help to protect human rights through activation.The I'm a Global Citizen series explores the concept of 'Global Citizenship': recognising that the world we live in is unfair and unequal, but promoting individual and collective action to challenge and change this. Each book has information, fun activities, challenges, case studies and ideas for group and individual action presented with fun illustrations. The books promote the idea that we have power as individuals: each of us can change things, and each of us has choices about how we behave. They encourage children aged 8+ to counter ignorance and intolerance.

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A Peaceful World

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How can you be a good global citizen? By understanding the world we live in and how we can effect change. This book explores the issues peace and conflict including why peace is important and how we can keep the peace. It includes a profile of Leymah Gbowee and projects such as how to activate to draw a peace path and how to organise a day of peace.The I'm a Global Citizen series explores the concept of 'Global Citizenship': recognising that the world we live in is unfair and unequal, but promoting individual and collective action to challenge and change this. Each book has information, fun activities, challenges, case studies and ideas for group and individual action presented with fun illustrations. The books promote the idea that we have power as individuals: each of us can change things, and each of us has choices about how we behave. They encourage children aged 8+ to counter ignorance and intolerance.

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Moon

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Brazil

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Benin 900-1897 CE

Alice Harman
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Who were the leaders of Benin? What was life like for ordinary people? Why was Benin destroyed? What are Benin bronzes? This book helps children at Key Stage 2 discover the answers to these and other fascinating questions. It also recommends sites on the Internet and sources in local libraries where they can find out more about Benin 900-1897CE. The detective shows how to create a project about people's lives during the rise and fall of Benin, make animal sculptures like those that were offered up to Benin's gods and write a letter to Benin's leader explaining your thoughts about the slave trade. Packed with fascinating information, The History Detective Investigates series inspires children's curiosity to find out more about the past.

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Northern Ireland

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Wales

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What town has the longest name in the world? What is Welsh rarebit? Where can you see an underground waterfall?Discover the answers to all of these questions and learn all about Wales and the people who live there. Explore the farms and wild landscapes of the countryside, and discover the many islands off the Welsh coast. See the cities of Cardiff, Swansea and St Davids, and read about the castles for which Wales is famous.The Fact Cat series takes children at nursery age through to Key Stage 1 and above on a journey to discover the world around them, learning about a vast array of subjects on the way from space and science to ancient history and geography!

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Scotland

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What is an Ulster Fry? Which famous sight is 50 million years old? How do you play Gaelic football?Discover the answers to all of these questions and learn all about Northern Ireland and the people who live there. Explore the cities of Belfast, Londonderry and Armagh, and discover the traditional foods that people like to eat. See Northern Ireland's famous sights, including the fantastic Giant's Causeway, and find out about the tragic Titanic.The Fact Cat series takes children at nursery age through to Key Stage 1 and above on a journey to discover the world around them, learning about a vast array of subjects on the way from space and science to ancient history and geography!

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Ghana

Alice Harman
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Read all about Ghana, what continent it is on, which countries surround it, what natural resources it has and what the landscape and climate is like. You will learn about Ghanaian people and their lives and culture.At the back of each book is a quiz which requires children to go back through the text and find the answers - encouraging them to think about, and engage with, what they have read. The information is presented in manageable chunks, making the book both highly accessible and ideal for project work.

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Weather and Seasons

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A colourful introduction for young readers to the weather and seasons. Looks at topics such as the Sun, clouds and rain, snow and ice, wind and storms, spring, summer, autumn and winter. Includes a step-by-step activity for making your own wind sock. Free downloadable worksheet available.

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United Kingdom

Alice Harman
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France

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Italy

Alice Harman
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Water

Alice Harman
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Egypt

Alice Harman
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Find out about the people and places of Egypt. Looking at topics such as land and sea, weather, town and country, homes, shopping, food, sport, holidays and festivals. Learn how to speak Arabic. Have fun making a pharaoh's headdress.

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Earth

Alice Harman
Authors:
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Read all about planet Earth, its history, what's inside the Earth, its relation to other planets, about the water and the land, Earth's atmosphere, the weather, days and seasons and about life on Earth.Simple quiz questions at the back help readers to remember what they've just read.

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Air

Alice Harman
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Pakistan

Alice Harman
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Find out about the people and country of Pakistan. Discover what people in Pakistan like to eat and where they like to shop. Find out what sports people play, what holidays they celebrate, and what the weather in Pakistan is like. Learn about Pakistani homes.

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Popcorn: History Corner: Ancient Egyptians

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Ancient Romans

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A fun and interactive introductory look at the Ancient Romans, including activities such as How To Count Using Roman Numerals and Making a Mosaic.