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Gold Band 9 title 1

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Rhino Learns to be Polite - A book about good manners

Sue Graves, Trevor Dunton
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Sue Graves, Trevor Dunton
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Cheetah Learns to Play Nicely - A book about being a good sport

Sue Graves, Trevor Dunton
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Sue Graves, Trevor Dunton

This funny, charming story is the perfect way to introduce young children to what fair play is, and help them understand the importance of being a good sport. Also included are suggestions for activities and ideas to talk through together to help children fully understand how their behaviour can impact on others.Cheetah always wants to win - no matter what it takes. But when his friends no longer want to play with him, he decides to look at his behaviour and start playing more nicely.The Behaviour Matters series of picture books provide a gentle means of discussing emotions, boosting self-esteem and reinforcing good behaviour. Supports the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage, and is also suitable for use with children in KS1 and can be used to discuss values. Suitable for children under 5.

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Cactus Joe's Cowboy Caper

Sam Hay, Daron Parton
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Sam Hay, Daron Parton
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Elephant Learns to Share - A book about sharing

Sue Graves, Trevor Dunton
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Sue Graves, Trevor Dunton

A lively picture book that examines the issue of not sharing in an amusing but reassuring way through animal characters - perfect for young children who don't want to share. The story offers a gentle way in to reinforce this good behaviour. At the end of the story there are notes for parents and teachers with suggestions of ways to help children deal with anger.Elephant hates sharing anything. When Gran gives him a bat and ball set, he finds it impossible to play by himself. He needs to find friends to play with, but will anyone want to join his game?It is part of a series Behaviour Matters, which is perfect for sharing with children as a gentle means of discussing their emotions, boosting self-esteem and reinforcing good behaviour. Each book has a fun story featuring fantastic characters which is backed up by suggestions for activities and ideas to talk through together. They support the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage.'Excellent for sharing and encouraging discussion... we can all learn from the approach taken in this series.' Parents in Touch

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Dog

Clare Hibbert
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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

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Clare Hibbert
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Too Many Nightingales!

Sam Hay, Roger Simo
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Sam Hay, Roger Simo

Follow this fabulous twist on the Hans Christian Andersen classic ' The Nightingale'. Maybe you can have too much of a good thing ... when the King and Queen discover a beautiful nightingale singing in their garden, they adore it. But whatever the King and Queen like, the people love! Suddenly the kingdom has gone nightingale crazy! There is only one thing to do - the nightingales must go!Hopscotch Twisty Tales combine carefully controlled text levels and a word count of under 500 words with highly entertaining and original stories. They are perfect for children starting to read independently aged 5 or who read book bands 7-8. Each book also contains fun puzzles at the back to reinforce story sequencing and character and dialogue work.

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Early Islamic Civilisation

Anita Ganeri
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Anita Ganeri

Each book in Great Civilisations approaches its subject through a scene-setting spread Who/where were the... then introduces the achievements of the chosen civilisation through 12 structures or objects, each of which illustrates a key aspect or theme. Writing, architecture, industry, warfare, transport and learning are all covered in the same simple, colourful and engaging way. Fact boxes and panels present incidental information and point the reader to the importance of parallel developments in other parts of the world.Early Islamic Civilisation looks at one of the most fascinating and advanced ancient civilisations. Through structures as imposing as a huge minaret or objects as complex as a brass astrolabe for navigation, readers gain a picture of who was whom in the ancient Middle East and how the civilisation in which they lived really worked.

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The Pirates on Holiday

Rupert Van Wyk
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Rupert Van Wyk
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Start To Learn: Animals

Toby Reynolds, Paul Calver
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Toby Reynolds, Paul Calver
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My Body, Your Body: A book about human and animal bodies

Mick Manning, Brita Granström
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Mick Manning, Brita Granström

My Body, Your Body takes a surprising look at all kinds of bodies, including your own. Compare your sense of smell with a shark's! Think what it would be like to be a giraffe and lick your own ear! Imagine if you could change your skin colour like a chameleon. Discover just how amazing bodies are.Wonderwise is an award-winning series of information books that present facts in a way that will inspire young children's imaginations about the world around them. A perfect introduction to non-fiction for children aged 3+ by Mick Manning and Brita Granstrom. The books include notes and activities to support the primary curriculum.

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Horse

Clare Hibbert
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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
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Clare Hibbert
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Shark

Clare Hibbert
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Clare Hibbert

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Snake

Clare Hibbert
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Clare Hibbert

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At The Seaside

Paul Humphrey
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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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