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the Cold War?

Paul Mason
Authors:
Paul Mason

This book looks at how and why the Cold War developed between the USSR and the USA and their opposing ideas of communism and capitalism. It examines the legacy of the Cold War, both in terms of the bad things that came out of it, such as instability and conflicts around the world, denial of human rights to millions of people and the stockpiling of nuclear and conventional weapons, and the good things, including technological progress, advances in medical understanding and developments in art, literature and sport.

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Baking

Katie Marshall
Authors:
Katie Marshall
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Sewing

Jane Marland
Authors:
Jane Marland
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Gymnastics

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Dance

If you're mad about dance, this book will help you make the most of your favourite hobby. Find out how to perfect your skills, whether you're dancing salsa, ballroom, tap or bhangra, and expand your abilities into taking part in dance shows and competitions.

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Being a YouTuber

Adam Sutherland
Authors:
Adam Sutherland
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Medusa's Curse

A J Hunter, James de la Rue
Contributors:
A J Hunter, James de la Rue

Do you DARE gaze upon Medusa?When geology-mad Sam goes to stay with her American cousin, Trey, neither of them have any idea what adventures they're about to unleash. They bring together two pieces of The Heart of Light and -whoosh! - they're thrown back into Ancient Greece, where angry harpies and satyrs live. That's not all - they've been set the challenge of saving the world from destruction. But first, they need to rescue an enchanted fragment of The Warrior's Shield, protected by a deadly mythical creature. How will they survive a venomous encounter with Medusa...?

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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.

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USA

Jackson Teller
Authors:
Jackson Teller

Is there somewhere you really want to travel to, or just yearn to know better?Do you want all the essential facts about the USA at your fingertips?If you want to know what it's really about (rather than the things your parents think you should see!), The Real USA is a great place to start. What's hot: USA highlights you really won't want to miss Take a walking tour of New York City's amazing street markets Explore the USA's music scene - including the world's biggest festival, The Big Gig Check out the crazy Naked Bike Ride through Portland, Oregon Load up on America's top ten meals, and discover the history of the Reuben Sandwich Need-to-know information about internet access, mobile networks, dialling codes and moreWhether you are planning a trip or a holiday, just day-dreaming about one or simply need to know the facts, The Real USA is your essential guide. It is part of a series of books that help young people find out what a country is really about.

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Cartoons

If you're mad about cartoons, this book will help you make the most of your favourite hobby. Find out how to create your own cartoon characters and comic strips, draw manga-style artwork and expand your abilities into computer-generated animations.

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Football

If you're mad about football, this book will help you make the most of your favourite sport. Find out how to perfect your skills, from dribbling and passing to scoring and saving goals, play competitively for a club and expand your abilities into captaining a team.

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Swimming

If you're mad about swimming, this book will help you make the most of your favourite sport. Find out how to perfect your strokes, swim competitively for a club and expand your abilities into water polo, snorkelling and scuba diving.

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Skateboarding

Jackson Teller
Authors:
Jackson Teller
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Fishing

Martin Ford
Authors:
Martin Ford

Using step-by-step photographs, this book will show you how to prepare your tackle, the different fishing techniques that you can try and the best places to go fishing - in fact, everything you need to know to catch that fish!

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Drumming

Ian Adams
Authors:
Ian Adams

Using step-by-step photographs, this book will show you how to set up your drum kit, the different techniques you can try and how to put rhythms together, so you can start creating your own drum solos and routines!

Hodder Children's Books

Teenage Kicks: 101 Things To Do Before You're 16

Clive Gifford
Authors:
Clive Gifford
Hodder Children's Books

The Poetry Store

A one-stop collection of poems on a wide variety of themes to appeal to children aged 8-12 and a staple resource of topic-based poems for KS2 teachers. By the compiler of the best-selling THE WORKS (100,000 + copies since publication in August 2000), this book complements THE WORKS and THE WORKS 2 which are organised by form and curriculum subject respectively. But it also has direct appeal to children and families too by virtue of being subject focussed.Contains approximately 40 headings of 8-10 poems each making about 350 poems grouped in categories such as:School, home, brothers and sisters, parents, teachers, friends, hobbies, football, feeling happy, feeling sad, animals, nature, space, love, feeling angry, feeling afraid, our bodies, senses, festivals, seasons, food, weather, holidays, pets, sport, computers, television, toys, transport, magic ...In addition to the usual indexes of first lines and authors, an index of forms will enable teachers to locate haikus, sonnets, kennings, riddles, acrostics etc for Literacy Hour purposes.

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A H Benjamin

A H Benjamin is an established children's author with 30 titles to his credit. His books have sold worldwide with more than 20 translations, including Chinese, Korean, Turkish and Arabic. Some of his work has been adapted for radio, television and theatre.He's married with four grown up children and four young grandchildren who have all been his inspiration for writing. He lives in Lincolnshire with wife, Trisha. His hobbies are reading, WRITING, walking and playing the playstation 2 (but only football!).When he was a little boy he dreamt of being a cowboy... He still does!

Jim Pipe

I've written over 170 titles on a wide range of topics, including Augmented Reality projects, puzzle books and pop-up books, though history is my real love. I also create highly interactive 3D book apps and especially enjoy creating horrible sound effects. Hobbies include watching Kung Fu movies, eating French food and diving off cliffs, though usually not at the same time.