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Exactly One Numbers Sticker Activity Book

Lauren Child
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Lauren Child
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Charlie and Lola A Very Shiny Wipe-Clean Letters Activity Book

Lauren Child
Authors:
Lauren Child

Charlie and Lola explore writing letters and first words using a handy wipe-clean clean pen to help children practise over and over again. Learn about big and small letters, matching, building and spelling simple words and spotting letters in unusual places!Use the pen to trace and draw letters, then move on to the other letter-based activities. Store the pen within the front cover to ensure it is handy for each time it's needed. Charlie and Lola activity books offer a new, fun way to engage and enjoy early years learning. This wipe-clean letters book is also publishing alongside Exactly One Numbers Sticker Activity Book.From Children's Laureate Lauren Child.

Wayland

Stories From China

Saviour Pirotta, Tim Clarey
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Saviour Pirotta, Tim Clarey

This beautifully illustrated collection of stories from one of the world's richest story-telling traditions is ideal for young readers and for reading aloud to 7-11 year-olds.There are stories of how the world began, Chinese dragons, zodiac monkeys, legendary monsters, Chinese New Year and hopping ghosts.Each story is introduced with information about its origins and the people who first started telling it, and maps locate the places associated with it. The book includes a glossary and sources of further information as well as ideas for activities that children can do to explore the stories and their culture further.Retold by an experienced writer of stories for the young, this is a book to inform and entertain in equal measure.

Wayland

Stories From The Amazon

Saviour Pirotta, Rebecca Gryspeerdt
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Saviour Pirotta, Rebecca Gryspeerdt
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Mad About Dinosaurs!

Giles Andreae, David Wojtowycz
Contributors:
Giles Andreae, David Wojtowycz

Discover all your favourite dinosaurs in this rollicking, rhyming prehistoric romp, previously published under the title Dinosaurs Galore.Meet silly Diplodocus, larger-than-life Giganotosaurus, fierce T-Rex and many more in this bestselling picture book from the award-winning creators of Rumble in the Jungle and Mad About Minibeasts!

Orchard Books

Scritch Scratch, We Have Nits

Miriam Moss, Delphine Durand
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Miriam Moss, Delphine Durand

One day a tiny insect, no bigger than a freckle, climbs into Miss Calypso's classroom. Nobody notices until... Polly scritches, Joshua scratches, and soon the whole classroom is scritching and scratching.An irresistibly catchy text and zany artwork - head lice have never been so much fun!'It won't help you get rid of the little critters, but at least it will make you laugh as you scratch. A really jolly gift for all those children and parents (and grandparents) who get uptight about nits.'The Guardian

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Rain and Fire: A Guide to the Last Dragon Chronicles

Chris d'Lacey, Jay D'lacey
Authors:
Chris d'Lacey, Jay D'lacey
Wayland

Chinese New Year

Saviour Pirotta
Authors:
Saviour Pirotta

An ideal introduction to the celebration of Chinese New Year for children aged 4-7 in Foundation Stage and KS1 classes. This book describes how Chinese people prepare for New Year by cleaning their house and having their hair cut. It shows how people around the world scare the monster Nian away with fireworks and watch the dragon dance in the street.Attractively designed, its simple text and wonderful full-colour photos make this an essential resource in every Early Years setting. 'Did You Know?' boxes highlight interesting and unusual facts about Chinese New Year to give further points for children and adults to discuss. And a chart enables them to work out what Chinese year they were born in.

Wayland

Divali

Saviour Pirotta
Authors:
Saviour Pirotta

An ideal introduction to the celebration of Diwali for children aged 4-7 in Foundation Stage and KS1 classes. This book describes the story behind the Diwali festivities and how Hindus, Sikhs and Jains prepare for Diwali. It shows how people around the world decorate their homes with lights and rangoli patterns, and how they end the Diwali celebration with a special day for brothers and sisters. Attractively designed, its simple text and wonderful full-colour photos make this an essential resource in every Early Years setting. 'Did You Know?' boxes highlight interesting and unusual facts about Divali to give further points for children and adults to discuss. And a Hindu calendar shows when the different months are.

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SLA Information Book Award - Longlist

The 2012 SLA Information Book Award Longlist featured several Hachette Children's Books titles across each age category.

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SLA Second Information Book Award

The School Library Association is delighted to announce the Information Book Award 2012 is opening for submissions on 20th February, sponsored by Hachette Children’s Books.

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Hachette Children’s Books is one of the most successful children’s publishers in the UK, with an excellent track record in creating bestselling and award winning books for children of all ages and interests.

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About Us

Hachette Children's Group is one of the largest children's publishers in the UK, with an excellent track record in creating bestselling and award-winning books for children of all ages and interests.

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Ultraviolet Shortlisted for Nebula Awards

Orchard Books are delighted to announce that Ultraviolet by RJ Anderson has been shortlisted for the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy Book as part of The Nebula Awards.

Accelerated Reader

Accelerated Reader is the most popular reading practice software in schools today. This innovative programme makes reading fun for struggling young readers. Progress is measured through quizzes, focusing on reading practice, vocabulary and literacy skills.

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World of Norm Shortlisted for Scottish Children's Book Award!

The World of Norm: May Contain Nuts by Jonathan Meres has been shortlisted for the Scottish Children’s Book Award!

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World of Norm: May Contain Nuts by Jonathan Meres Shortlisted for Red House Children's Book Award 2013

Orchard Books is thrilled to announce that author and actor Jonathan Meres has been shortlisted for the Red House Children’s Book Award

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Four Hachette Children’s Books titles on the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2013 longlist!

Hachette Children's Books are delighted to announce that four of their titles have been longlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2013!