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The Story of Paintings

Mick Manning, Brita Granström
Contributors:
Mick Manning, Brita Granström

The Story of Paintings begins with the cave paintings of our Stone Age ancestors and continues through to the modern day. Mick Manning and Brita Granström take your on a tour of their personally selected gallery which showcases the work of some of the world's most famous artists and few a less well-known ones. The artists featured include van Eyck, da Vinci, Bruegel, Rembrandt, Velázquez, JMW Turner, Van Gogh, Monet, Matisse, Georgia O'Keefe, Picasso, Frida Kahlo and Jackson Pollock as well as Dame Laura Knight and Kalan Khan. The friendly text and illustrations help children to appreciate the art, highlighting interesting biographical details and picking out key details to spot. The book's large format means the art is reproduced on a wonderfully impactful scale. This really is a book to give and treasure. The creative team of Mick Manning and Brita Granström are well-known for their ground breaking children's information books. Their many awards range the TES Information Book Award for What's Under the Bed? and the English Association Non-fiction award for Charlie's War Illustrated.

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What's My Family Tree?

Mick Manning, Brita Granström
Authors:
Mick Manning, Brita Granström

The book does not just explain straightforward connections like uncle or sister, but also sensitively introduces the idea of step-families, half-brothers and even adoption. The book celebrates the family in all its forms, encouraging not only a respect for your relatives but also other families around you, recognizing that no one family is the same. This book is one in a loosely-related series by award-winners Mick Manning and Brita Granstrom which takes an informative but friendly look at some of concerns of young children that relate to their immediate world and which they need to understand as part of 'growing up'. In doing so, they also provide an indispensable resource for any parent or teacher who is helping children understand these issues. Perfect for readers ages 7 and up.

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Endangered Animals

Franklin Watts, Clare Hibbert
Authors:
Franklin Watts, Clare Hibbert

Get to grips with facts about endangered animals and then become a word wizard and dazzle everyone with your newfound knowledge.Write On is a high interest information series with a difference, designed to help the newly independent reader become a confident writer, perfect for the 7-11 age group. Eye-catching photos and accessible text help build knowledge. Top writing tips and 'wow' words inspire easy to achieve writing projects, a fantastic way to improve literacy skills.

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The Story of Britain

Mick Manning, Brita Granström
Authors:
Mick Manning, Brita Granström

This sumptious book is a wonderful first-introduction to British history. Masters of illustrated non-fiction, Mick Manning and Brita Granström tell the story of Britain from the Stone Age up to the present in a truly integrated narrative of text and illustration. It moves throughs the Iron Age, Stonehenge, the Celts, the Romans and the Anglo-Saxons and Vikings, then on to the marvels of the Medieval era, the Tudors and Stuarts, the Industrial Revolution, the Victorians and the 20th century right up to the modern day. The exciting story is supplemented by many amazing facts and introduces key figures from kings, queens and military leaders to scientists, artists and writers. History doesn't have to be horrible - here it is gripping, fascinating and fun!

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The Brontës – Children of the Moors

Mick Manning, Brita Granström
Authors:
Mick Manning, Brita Granström
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Supermum: A book about mothers

Mick Manning, Brita Granström
Authors:
Mick Manning, Brita Granström

Supermum is everywhere - she's up a tree, deep in the ocean, high in the sky, or she may even be standing next to you! Because supermum is every mum, from a tiny ant to a giant blue whale, and this book reminds us just how super a mum can be.The Wonderwise series presents facts in a way that will inspire young children's imaginations about the world around them.

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What's Under The Bed?: A book about the Earth beneath us

Mick Manning, Brita Granström
Authors:
Mick Manning, Brita Granström

What's Under the Bed? travels to the mysterious world that is just beneath our feet. Follow the underground adventures of two children and their cat to explore secret caves, fossils and even silver, gold and diamonds before eventually discovering what really is under the bed.Wonderwise is an award-winning series of information books, perfect for introducing younger children to non-fiction. The series presents facts in a way that will inspire young children's imaginations about the world around them. The books include notes and activities to support the new primary curriculum.

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Charlie's War Illustrated: Remembering World War One

Mick Manning, Brita Granström
Authors:
Mick Manning, Brita Granström

Mick Manning's grandfather joined the army in 1914 and served right through World War One. Fighting in the artillery on the front line in Egypt, Palestine and France, Charlie lived to tell his tale. Here Mick and Brita tell us about Charlie's War, illustrating his story with stunning artwork, period scraps and artefacts. They movingly bring alive for children the 'war to end all wars', from the trenches and the guns to the friendships and songs the soliders shared. Produced in association with the Imperial War Museum, this is a wonderful resource for readers aged 6 and up and was nominated for the 2014 English 4-11 picture book awards. Tail-End Charlie, a previous Mick Manning and Brita Granström title, was shortlisted for both the Carnegie and the Blue Peter Prize.'Mick Manning and Brita Granström's approach to non-fiction for younger children has revolutionised our bookshelves.' The Scotsman

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

Mick Manning, Brita Granström
Authors:
Mick Manning, Brita Granström
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Out There Somewhere It's Time To: A book about time zones

Mick Manning, Brita Granström
Authors:
Mick Manning, Brita Granström

When you fall asleep in the middle of the night, it's daytime on the other side of the world and someone else is wide awake. Out There Somewhere whisks you around the world so you can discover that while it's midnight in New York, it's rush hour in Moscow, lunchtime in China and breakfast in Cape Town...The Wonderwise series presents facts in a way that will inspire young children's imaginations about the world around them.

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My Uncle's Dunkirk

Mick Manning, Mick Manning, Brita Granström
Contributors:
Mick Manning, Mick Manning, Brita Granström

Inspired by his uncle's experiences, Mick Manning's simple but moving story invites children to travel from the safe familiarity of a seaside holiday to the beaches of Dunkirk to discover one of Britain's most tragic and heroic events of the Second World War. Produced in association with the Imperial War Museum.

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Planet Patrol: A Book About Global Warming

Mick Manning, Brita Granström
Contributors:
Mick Manning, Brita Granström
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Our New Baby Inside

Mick Manning, Brita Granström
Contributors:
Mick Manning, Brita Granström
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How Did I Begin?

Mick Manning, Brita Granström
Authors:
Mick Manning, Brita Granström
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Franklin Watts

Franklin Watts is well-known for its high-quality and attractive project and reader development books, which support the curriculum in all subjects and at all ages. We have something for everyone – from top-quality non-fiction, perfect for classroom projects or homework help, to excellent reading books, which really get kids turning the pages. Franklin Watts aims to give children of all abilities a life-long love of learning and books.

Hachette UK announces the creation of a single publishing division for children’s books

Hachette Children's Group Announcement

Tim Hely Hutchinson, CEO of Hachette UK, today announces the creation of the Hachette Children’s Group, a single publishing division comprising Hachette Children’s Books, Orion Children’s Publishing and Little, Brown Books for Young Readers.

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About Us

Franklin Watts is well-known for its high-quality and attractive project and reader development books, which support the curriculum in all subjects and at all ages. We have something for everyone – from top-quality non-fiction, perfect for classroom projects or homework help, to excellent reading books, which really get kids turning the pages. Franklin Watts aims to give children of all abilities a life-long love of learning and books

Hachette Children's Group

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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.

Franklin Watts Press Release

Terezin on the Educational Writers' Award Shortlist 2012

Terezin, by Ruth Thomson, published by Franklin Watts has been shortlisted for the Society of Authors 2012 Educational Writers' Award

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