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Mike Gordon



Mike Gordon is an ever-popular and award-winning cartoonist. He has produced over 500 cards for Hallmark and over 300 picture books for various publishers. His talent has been rewarded with numerous awards inlcuding Berol cartoonist of the year (1988) and runner up for the Trento Fra realto e Follia (1990). He was also nominated for the Silver Quill Award (Germany, 1991) and for the Book and Magazine Illustrator of the Year by the National Cartoonists Society (1995).
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Vote for Me!

Louise Spilsbury, Mike Gordon
Contributors:
Louise Spilsbury, Mike Gordon

Introduce children to the concept of politics and find out who's in charge across the world from presidents, prime ministers and dictators, to kings and queens.This book will look at different systems of leadership that exist globally, looking in particular at how democracies work and what voting and elections are.It looks at the seven main types of governments/ways of ruling - Anarchy; Dictatorship; Monarchy; Theocracy; Totalitarian; Republic; Democracy. It looks at the set-up of democratic governments, in particular the UK and US and what they do, for example making laws, funding armies, providing services and how they make these things happen and why we pay taxes.We talk about the different political ideologies that different governments have, such as capitalism and communism, and the spectrum of ideologies from the far left to the far right, including liberalism, socialism, conservatism and fascism - and in between. How do elections work? What types of elections are there, for example, local, state, for a leader, or national/general, how candidates are chosen, what voting systems are in place, such as PPR and FPP, who is entitled to vote and how votes are cast and counted. Finally, find out what it takes to become a leader and get people to vote for you. Learn how to get involved by joining school councils or running school elections.

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How Do Plants Grow?

Kay Barnham, Mike Gordon
Contributors:
Kay Barnham, Mike Gordon

This lovely picturebook story tells the story of two children who find out about how plants grow.Ideal for home or classroom, this book contains notes for parents and teachers with suggestions of ways to explore scientific topicsIllustrated by the ever-popular and award-winning illustrator Mike Gordon.This book is part of a series of stories about feelings and emotions for children aged between 4 and 8. Other titles are: What are forces? What is light and sound? What is electricity? What are materials?

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What are Materials?

Kay Barnham, Mike Gordon
Contributors:
Kay Barnham, Mike Gordon
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What is light?

Kay Barnham, Mike Gordon
Contributors:
Kay Barnham, Mike Gordon
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What is Electricity?

Kay Barnham, Mike Gordon
Contributors:
Kay Barnham, Mike Gordon
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What are Forces?

Kay Barnham, Mike Gordon
Contributors:
Kay Barnham, Mike Gordon
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Be A Young Entrepreneur

Adam Sutherland, Mike Gordon
Contributors:
Adam Sutherland, Mike Gordon
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I'm Worried

Brian Moses, Mike Gordon
Contributors:
Brian Moses, Mike Gordon

This classic picture book, illustrated by award-winning Mike Gordon, helps young children with feelings of anxiety and worry they may feel in their early years. From feeling left out when playing with friends, taking a test, or speaking in a school assembly, to a stay in hospital or seeing other family members worry during anxious times, this book suggests ways that can help children put their worries into perspective.This book is part of the Your Feelings series, which examines feelings in an amusing but ultimately reassuring way. Each book contains notes for parents and teachers with suggestions of ways to help children deal with their emotions.Other titles in the series: I Feel Bullied and It's Not Fair

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I Feel Jealous

Brian Moses, Mike Gordon
Contributors:
Brian Moses, Mike Gordon

Young children experience many confusing emotions in their early years and I feel Jealous looks at the emotion jealousy, in light-hearted but ultimately reassuring way. This picture book examines how and why people get jealous, illustrates scenarios of people behaving in a jealous way, and the best way tocope with it with age-appropriate content.Ideal for home or the classroom, this book contains notes for parents and teachers with suggestions of ways to help children deal with jealousy.Filled with colourful illustrations by the every-popular, award-winning illustrator Mike Gordon.

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Saving My Money

Claire Llewellyn, Mike Gordon
Contributors:
Claire Llewellyn, Mike Gordon

A great introduction to saving money for children aged 5-7. It includes notes for parents and teachers, as well as suggestions for learning activities.

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My Money Choices

Claire Llewellyn, Mike Gordon
Contributors:
Claire Llewellyn, Mike Gordon

What are life's essentials and what do we need to buy? How do you choose the best thing to do with the rest of your money?My Money Choices answers these questions and more as it introduces you to the different choices there are when you come to making decisions about money.Notes for parents and teachers, as well as suggestions for learning activities reinforce the information in the book.

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Jamal Jealousaurus

Brian Moses, Mike Gordon
Contributors:
Brian Moses, Mike Gordon

Gracie Grumposaurus is a very grumpy dinosaur. From first thing in the morning until last thing at night, Gracie is a grump! Her parents try everything to cheer her up, but nothing works. Will anything make her smile?If you've got a child who's feeling sad or struggles with bad moods, this book will surely cheer them up. Written by Brian Moses, this funny picture book explores different things that might make children grumpy and sad, such as getting up early, not getting their favourite food or being bored. Different ways of dealing with these situations are explored, helping children to understand that it's okay to be grumpy, but that they shouldn't take their feelings out on other people - and that there are strategies to help you come out of a 'grump'. The clever and funny illustrations, by internationally renowned illustrator Mike Gordon, bring a light touch to the story, helping children to learn about their feelings in a fun and light-hearted way.Includes excellent notes for parents and teachers on how to share this book to help children learn about their feelings and emotions. Other books by Brian Moses and Mike Gordon: I Feel FrightenedI Feel AngryI Feel JealousI Feel SadIt's Not FairI Feel BulliedWilliam WorrydactylSamuel ScaredosaurusJamal JealousaurusAnna AngrysaurusSophie Shyosaurus

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Anna Angrysaurus

Brian Moses, Mike Gordon
Contributors:
Brian Moses, Mike Gordon
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Looking After Me: Keeping Clean

Liz Gogerly, Mike Gordon
Contributors:
Liz Gogerly, Mike Gordon

Illustrated in Mike Gordon's inimitable and entertaining style, this series offers an introduction to key health issues. The topic of hygiene and keeping clean is introduced through an engaging narrative and is complemented by charming and humorous illustrations that bring the story to life. Notes for adults and lists of further resources make these books ideal for the key stage one classroom use.

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Say No to Bullying

Louise Spilsbury, Mike Gordon
Contributors:
Louise Spilsbury, Mike Gordon

Bullying today comes in many forms, from being picked on to verbal, physical, emotional, homophobic, racist and cyberbullying. This book examines all the types of bullying, looks at the reasons people bully and the variety of ways that you can combat bullying. With endorsement from Kidscape, the children's charity against abuse and bullying.

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Me, Myself and I

Louise Spilsbury, Mike Gordon
Contributors:
Louise Spilsbury, Mike Gordon

This book aims to answer all the questions teenagers want to ask about growing up, their changing bodies and what sex is that they are too embarrassed to ask. The book looks at how our body changes during puberty and how we develop emotionally. These physical and emotional changes are also looked at in how they affect our relationships with friends, parents and boyfriends or girlfriends. From spots and breasts to shaving and condoms, this is a perfect guide to growing up.

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Teeth

Liz Gogerly, Mike Gordon
Contributors:
Liz Gogerly, Mike Gordon
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I Feel Sad

Brian Moses, Mike Gordon
Contributors:
Brian Moses, Mike Gordon
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I Feel Frightened

Brian Moses, Mike Gordon
Contributors:
Brian Moses, Mike Gordon

Young children experience many confusing emotions in their early years and I feel Frightened looks at the emotions of bring scared and frightened, in light-hearted but ultimately reassuring way. This picture book examines how and why people get frightened, illustrates scenarios of people being frightened and scared, and the best way to deal with it with age-appropriate content.Ideal for home or the classroom, this book contains notes for parents and teachers with suggestions of ways to help children cope when they are frightened.Filled with colourful illustrations by the every-popular, award-winning illustrator Mike Gordon.

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I Feel Angry

Brian Moses, Mike Gordon
Contributors:
Brian Moses, Mike Gordon

Young children experience many confusing emotions in their early years and I feel Angry looks at the emotion anger, in light-hearted but ultimately reassuring way. This picture book examines how and why people get angry, illustrates scenarios of people behaving angrily, and the best way to deal with it with age-appropriate content.Ideal for home or the classroom, this book contains notes for parents and teachers with suggestions of ways to help children deal with anger.Filled with colourful illustrations by the every-popular, award-winning illustrator Mike Gordon.