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Franklin Watts

Pip the Different Penguin

A H Benjamin, Bruno Robert
Contributors:
A H Benjamin, Bruno Robert

In a heartwarming story celebrating our differences, meet Pip the penguin - whose wings are far too big. The other penguins make him leave the colony because of them. But when a seal threatens the other penguins, it's Pip's wings that save the day.Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Franklin Watts

The Hen Who Cried Fox

A H Benjamin
Authors:
A H Benjamin

Hen is bored on the farm. Then she has an idea, and it involves tricking the other animals..but who will have the last laugh? Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Franklin Watts

Create Your Own Story with Scratch

Kevin Wood
Authors:
Kevin Wood
Franklin Watts

Create Computer Games with Scratch

Kevin Wood
Authors:
Kevin Wood
Franklin Watts

Create Music with Scratch

Kevin Wood
Authors:
Kevin Wood
Franklin Watts

Create An Animation with Scratch

Kevin Wood
Authors:
Kevin Wood

Franklin Watts

Jasper's Story – Living with Cystic Fibrosis

Andy Glynne
Authors:
Andy Glynne
Franklin Watts

Sport

Rita Storey
Authors:
Rita Storey

Want to find out about the street sport scene? Check out all this cool content inside: - Skateboard stunts- Hot video links- Inspirational photos- Streetball- Parkour- Stars in action- BMX stylesA five-star introduction to get you into the action, Street brings you the real urban scene in an easy-access format. Titles feature seriously cool content including artists in action and stars up close, plus video links to interviews, performances and amazing street craft.This title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of books to get children reading with confidence. EDGE - for books children can't put down.Perfect for readers aged 7 and up.

Franklin Watts

I Want to Win! A book about being a good sport

Sue Graves, Desideria Guicciardini, Emanuela Carletti
Contributors:
Sue Graves, Desideria Guicciardini, Emanuela Carletti

A gentle picture book that examines the issues of competitiveness, frustration, patience and resilience in a reassuring way - perfect for young children who struggle with always needing to win. The story offers a way in to talk about our frustrations and how we can manage them, reinforcing good behaviour. At the end of the story, there are notes for parents and teachers with suggestions of ways to help children deal with the big emotions they experience. Bella always needs to win - no matter what. She gets really cross if she is beaten at any game, and she is never gracious in defeat. If she isn't winning, she would rather give up than carry on trying. When Bella struggles in the den-building competition, she would much rather give up and not take part. But can she learn to keep going and do her best, and be a good sport to the winner?This book is part of a series, Our Emotions and Behaviour, which is perfect for sharing with children as a gentle means of identifying and discussing their emotions, boosting their confidence and helping social and emotional development. Each book has a fun story which is backed up by suggestions for activities and ideas to talk through together and a wordless storyboard for children to tell a story themselves and reinforce the story's message. The series supports the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage.

Franklin Watts

Greek

Nancy Dickmann
Authors:
Nancy Dickmann

This book takes a light-hearted look at the characters and creatures from the the Greek mythological stories. From daring heroes to scheming gods and goddesses and terrible monsters such as cyclops, there are exciting adventures, betrayals and incredible stories to read. The book is structured as a 'Who's Who' of the culture's myths and legends and has a gossipy, informal tone, allowing the characters' personalities to come through.The chapters begin with a spread featuring factfiles of two characters. Each of these has an "In His Own Words" section, where the character himself (or herself) gives fast facts such as parents, powers, crowning achievements, and "Not to be confused with...". This is followed by a myth re-relling, presented in a magazine-style, featuring the two characters. In total there are six spreads of fact files (12 characters total) and six different re-tellings.

Franklin Watts

The Cowboy Kid

A H Benjamin, Garyfallia Leftheri
Contributors:
A H Benjamin, Garyfallia Leftheri

The Animals' Football Final is an exciting story for young cowboy fans who are learning to read on their own. Perfect for children aged 5-7 who are reading at book band blue.Max really wants to be a cowboy, but he's not very good at using his lasso. When a bull escapes from the country show, will Max be able to save the day?The Froglets series is perfect for children who are reading on their own, with fun stories of no more than 200 words and puzzles to encourage retelling the story and to help build vocabulary. Compiled in consultation with Catherine Glavina, PGCE and Primary Leader, The Centre for Professional Education, University of Warwick.

Franklin Watts

Froglets Animal Olympics: The Jaguar and the Javelin

A H Benjamin, Yulyia Somina
Contributors:
A H Benjamin, Yulyia Somina

Jaguar is brilliant at just about any sport...except for the javelin! For some reason he can't quite get the hang of it, no matter how hard he tries! That is, until he discovers the perfect javelin. Maybe the Olympic gold medal is possible...The Froglets series is perfect for children who are reading on their own, with fun stories of no more than 200 words.

Franklin Watts

USA

Jackson Teller
Authors:
Jackson Teller
Franklin Watts

Wanted: Prince Charming

A H Benjamin, Fabiano Fiorin
Contributors:
A H Benjamin, Fabiano Fiorin
Franklin Watts

Take Fabulous Photos

Jenny Bidner
Authors:
Jenny Bidner

Want to get into photography but not sure where to start? Baffled by the jargon used by experts? This book cuts through the jargon and tells you everything you need to get started in this fascinating hobby - as well as how to take fabulous photos!

Franklin Watts

Dance

Rita Storey
Authors:
Rita Storey

This is your chance to get the inside track on the hottest street scenes today. - Incredible dance moves- Hot video links- Inspirational photos- Q & As- Star performers- Competitions- Dance stylesEverything you need to be a street dance star of the future!

Franklin Watts

Skateboarding

Jackson Teller
Authors:
Jackson Teller

This series captures the excitement and thrill of sports and activities whose appeal lies in speed and a hint of danger -- guaranteed to give participant a rush of adrenalin. Illustrated with spectacular photography throughout, each book is packed with information about the activity, breaking it into sections which look at why take part, where it take places, the equipment needed, competitions, etc. The books are principally aspirational, so focus on the background to the sport rather than `how do it` but the books do include ideas on how you get started and make any safety concerns absolutely clear.

Franklin Watts

Extreme Sports

Tracey Turner
Authors:
Tracey Turner
Franklin Watts

Blood House

David Gatward
Authors:
David Gatward

Trev's sister is dead. Trev's mum is dead, and his dad. The authorities think he did it. They won't believe him - that it was the house that took them. They won't believe him until it's too late and there is only... Blood red.Torn flesh.Red blood.This title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of booksto get children reading with confidence. EDGE - for books children can't put down.

Wayland Books

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