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Words

Toby Reynolds, Paul Calver
Authors:
Toby Reynolds, Paul Calver

This bright and attractive book introduces the key concept of learning to use words to support your child's early learning. Using familiar animals, objects and concepts each spread takes a thematic approach to learning. Photographs rather than illustrations help to reinforce their learning and the book takes a flexible approach, asking key questions on each page but with enough scope to make up questions of your own.There are four titles in the series, Start To Learn. Alphabet, Numbers, Animals and Words.

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Cactus Joe's Cowboy Caper

Sam Hay, Daron Parton
Contributors:
Sam Hay, Daron Parton

Race Ahead with Reading are fantastic colour chapter books.When giant tumbleweeds blow into town, Cactus Joe and his friend Little Bo have lots of fun playing dodgeball. But then Little Bo gets trapped in a tumbleweed and it takes off! Cactus Joe knows he needs help to rescue Little Bo - so he asks his Uncle for some magic cactus juice - the problem is you never know quite what it's going to do!Race Ahead with Reading is the perfect series to introduce children to longer books, help them gain a sense of achievement at completing each bite-size chapter and really take the driving seat with their reading! A brilliant way to boost confidence of 6-8 year old readers.

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Elephant Learns to Share - A book about sharing

Sue Graves, Trevor Dunton
Contributors:
Sue Graves, Trevor Dunton
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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
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Too Many Nightingales!

Sam Hay, Roger Simo
Contributors:
Sam Hay, Roger Simo
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Giraffe Is Left Out - A book about feeling bullied

Sue Graves, Trevor Dunton
Contributors:
Sue Graves, Trevor Dunton

This simple, engaging story is the perfect way to introduce young children to what bullying is, and help them become aware of how their behaviour can impact on other children.There are even suggestions for activities and ideas to talk through together to help children understand.When Leopard arrives at Jungle School, Giraffe doesn't want to include him and tries to exclude him from joining in. So when Leopard has a birthday party he doesn't invite Giraffe, even though he has invited all his friends. Slowly Giraffe begins to understand how Leopard must have felt when he started school. Can the two of them learn to become friends after all? 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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Monkey Needs to Listen - A book about paying attention

Sue Graves, Trevor Dunton
Contributors:
Sue Graves, Trevor Dunton
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Early Islamic Civilisation

Anita Ganeri
Authors:
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
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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Start To Learn: Animals

Toby Reynolds, Paul Calver
Authors:
Toby Reynolds, Paul Calver

This bright and attractive book introduces lots of different animals to support your child's early learning. Using familiar animals, objects and concepts each spread takes a thematic approach to learning. Photographs rather than illustrations help to reinforce their learning and the book takes a flexible approach, asking key questions on each page but with enough scope to make up questions of your own.There are four titles in the series, Start To Learn. Alphabet, Numbers, Animals and Words.

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My Body, Your Body: A book about human and animal bodies

Mick Manning, Brita Granström
Authors:
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
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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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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