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I Don't Want Danny Here

Elizabeth Dale, John & Gus Art
Contributors:
Elizabeth Dale, John & Gus Art

Izzy doesn't like Danny. And Danny will be coming to live with them after his mum marries her dad. When Danny comes for a sleepover, things are very strained. Then Izzy starts to see things from Danny's point of view, and their relationship begins to change...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.

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The Classical World

Alex Woolf
Authors:
Alex Woolf

What developments in government and politics, food and farming, architecture, science, art and medicine were there in the classical world of the Ancient Greeks, Celts and Romans and how did these compare with those made during the same time period by the Mauryan Empire and the Qin and Han Dynasties? What was happening at the same time in the Americas? Packed with beautiful illustrations, this book, in the Parallel History series for readers upwards of age nine, will help you to explore the classical world chronologically, with timelines to show you when major events and achievements took place.

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Dog

Clare Hibbert
Authors:
Clare Hibbert

If you've ever wondered what it is like to be a dog, then this is the book for you. It's full of fascinating insights into the different ways that these loyal and intelligent animals experience the world.

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Cat

Clare Hibbert
Authors:
Clare Hibbert

If you've ever wondered what it is like to be a cat, then this is the book for you. It's full of fascinating insights into the different ways that these loyal and intelligent animals experience the world.

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Too Many Nightingales!

Sam Hay, Roger Simó
Contributors:
Sam Hay, Roger Simó
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Friend or Foe

Etta Kaner, David Anderson
Contributors:
Etta Kaner, David Anderson

Imagine this: You're playing a computer game when a spider drops onto your screen. "Aah!" you scream as you fling your device across the room. "What's the big deal?" asks your sister. "Spiders are fab. Have you ever watched a spider spin a web? Do you know that spiders can..."You can't believe it. Your sister loves spiders! Then you realise that even though many people are afraid of snakes, you think they're cool.When you think about it, people have different points of view about lots of animals. Bloodsucking leeches may scare the pants off you, but doctors around the world are big fans of these medical marvels. What about cockroaches? scurrying, dirty pests, right? Or could they actually be a solution to global hunger?You'll get a chance to decide when you check out these and other animals explored in this book. On the one hand you'll find arguments trying to convince you that these animals are disgusting, mean, dangerous or smelly. On the other hand you'll hear about how these very same animals are clever, helpful to humans and the environment and an inspiration to scientists. Though each side is telling the truth, both are trying to persuade you to agree with their point of view. Find out how you feel about animals that people love to hate - are they friend or foe?Aimed at children aged 8+.

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The Pirates on Holiday

Rupert Van Wyk
Contributors:
Rupert Van Wyk

The Plankton Pirates have been so busy working that they need a holiday! Bored of the tropical paradise, they turn to the Windy View Caravan Park as their perfect place to unwind. But will they really fit in?Race Ahead with Reading is the perfect introduction to reading chapters with brand new page turning reads in five short bite size chapters, to encourage children to take the driving seat with their reading.

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Cloning and Genetic Engineering

Nicola Barber
Authors:
Nicola Barber

Would you clone your favourite pet? What impact is the Human Genome Project having on scientific and medical research? For supporters of genetic engineering, this technology has opened up a world of possibilities. But its opponents voice many concerns about the moral rights and wrongs of 'tampering with nature'. It's time to consider Both Sides of the Story.The series, Both Sides of the Story, explores the major global debates of our time from two opposing viewpoints. Each book investigates the facts behind the headlines, the history behind current trends and the latest hot topics.

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Horse

Clare Hibbert
Authors:
Clare Hibbert

Horses are sensitive and intelligent creatures and humans have respected, worked with and loved these animals for thousands of years. By understanding how a horse makes sense of the world we can strengthen our relationships with and understanding of these beautiful animals. If You Were A Horse explores the world through from a horses perspective to help us understand what their body language is telling us. Find out what the position of their ears can tell you about how a horse is feeling or what the different sounds a horse can make mean and much, much more.Part of the series If You Were A. Six books designed to allow you inside the minds of some popular animals.

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Dolphin

Clare Hibbert
Authors:
Clare Hibbert

Dolphins are one of the most intelligent creatures on the planet and humans have been fascinated by these animals for thousands of years. By understanding how a dolphin makes sense of the world we can strengthen our relationships with and understanding of these beautiful animals. If You Were A Dolphin explores the world from a dolphin's perspective to help us understand what their body language is telling us and how they think. Find out how their body language can tell you how they are feeling or how they use sound to locate food and much, much more.Part of the series If You Were A. Six books designed to allow you inside the minds of some popular animals.

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Shark

Clare Hibbert
Authors:
Clare Hibbert
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Snake

Clare Hibbert
Authors:
Clare Hibbert

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1960s

Sally Hewitt
Authors:
Sally Hewitt

In 'I can remember' our recent history (i.e. World War II onwards) is brought alive through real life experiences and memories of everyday life and a wealth of memorabilia, ephemera and archive photography. Each book is broken up into thematic spreads: school, at home, work, entertainment etc and different voices recall their experiences related to them. There is not one single voice through the book but a variety, so there are is a range of views and a mixture of ages. The back of the books includes a timeline and glossary. 'I can remember the 1960s' includes growing up as a child of Jamaican immigrants, the 1966 world cup, a coal-mining town in Wales, Scotland in the sixties, Beatles mania, and swinging London and sixties fashions.

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At The Seaside

Paul Humphrey
Authors:
Paul Humphrey

This is the perfect book to explore the topic of the seaside with a young child, perhaps before or after their own trip. It features large photographs, clear and interesting desciptions of the things you find at the seaside, including both plants and animals, and just the right amount of text for early readers. The book ties in with Key stage 1 Science and Geography as it explores habitats, species and landscape. It also promotes observation and the 'Look and Find' feature encourages simple referencing skills.

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