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Where You Live

Jillian Powell
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Jillian Powell
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The Maya

Jillian Powell
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Jillian Powell
Franklin Watts

At the Skate Park

Jillian Powell
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Jillian Powell
Wayland

Tudor Times

Jillian Powell
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Jillian Powell

Each book in this delightful, child-friendly series focuses on a different period in history, from Ancient Egypt right up to World War 2. Children will love learning about each era, and then following the simple instructions to make useful or interesting objects from that time. Age-appropriate and accessible, the books are jam-packed with great ideas and perfect for use at home or in the classroom. In Craft Box: Tudor Times, you can learn how to make a Tudor rose, a masquerade mask, a jester's crown, a jester's stick, a tussie mussie, a model of a Tudor house, a ruff, a stained glass coat of arms, a Tudor cap, a ship's figurehead, a cup and ball and a peg doll!Fun facts on every spread give background information about the Tudor era and its people, from Kings and Queens and the Royal Court, to the lives of everyday people.A Further Information spread suggests age-appropriate websites and books, so children can go away and learn more about the Tudors.A glossary explains any tricky words, and will help to further increase children's knowledge and understanding of the era.

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World War II

Jillian Powell
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Jillian Powell

Inspire children to get crafty by the make-do-and-mend attitude of World War II. Learn all about the ordinary people on the Home Front by making true-to-life artefacts such as a draught-stopper, an evacuee's suitcase and a gas mask. Then craft a Spitfire aeroplane, a pilot's goggles and some medals to learn all about the life of the soldiers during World War II. Packed to the brim with crafts and facts this book is full of original and exciting ideas for the home or school!

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Ancient Greeks

Jillian Powell
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Jillian Powell

Each book in this delightful, child-friendly series focuses on a different period in history, from Ancient Egypt right up to World War 2. Children will love learning about each era, and then following the simple instructions to make useful or interesting objects from that time. Age-appropriate and accessible, the books are jam-packed with great ideas and perfect for use at home or in the classroom. In Craft Box: Ancient Greeks, you can learn how to make theatre masks, a a fish dish, a Medusa headdress, an Olympic torch, a perfume bottle, a golden wreath, a fibula, a Hoplite's shield, a Greek arm guard, a gable decoration, a discus and pan pipes!Fun facts on every spread give background information about Ancient Greece and its people, from food and everyday life to the Olympics and religion. A Further Information spread suggests age-appropriate websites and books, so children can go away and learn more about the ancient Greeks.A glossary explains any tricky words, and will help to further increase children's knowledge and understanding of the era.

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Metal

Jillian Powell
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Jillian Powell

Wayland

Fair Trade

Jillian Powell
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Jillian Powell

From chocolate and tea to flowers and cotton, discover the history of fair trade and its products. Learn what difference fair trade makes to the people producing the goods, what the ten princlples of fair trade are, and how fair trade practices affect the environment. Read an interview with a worker from a fair trade project in India, debate the issues surrounding fair trade, make a fair trade ice cream sundae and find out amazing fair trade stats and facts.

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Egypt

Jillian Powell
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Jillian Powell
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Glass

Jillian Powell
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Jillian Powell

This series takes readers on the journey a material takes when it is recycled, tracing its step-by-step route from when we finish with it, through the recycling process, to the new, recycled product.What Happens When We Recycle: Glass explains how glass is made and looks at the very many ways in which we use it. It then explores how it is collected, broken down and recycled and what new products are made with it. The book also includes tips on what readers can do to help recycle glass.

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Sudan

Jillian Powell
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Jillian Powell

Countries in Our World focuses on the countries that shape and influence our modern world. Each book examines physical features, daily life, industry, media, leisure and much more. Each title in Countries in our World is a mine of useful information ideal for school and project work.Sudan offers a look at this fascinating and largely unknown country and includes up-to-date information resulting from the region of South Sudan recently declaring itself an independent nation.

Wayland

Friend

Jillian Powell
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Jillian Powell
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Family Crises

Jillian Powell
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Jillian Powell

The titles in this series discuss many of the difficult issues and problems young people may encounter which threaten the balance of their emotional health and well-being. This book looks at the many different forms that a family can take and examines the social changes that have had an effect on family life and its traditional support systems. It describes how crises such as illness, bereavement, debt, divorce and domestic violence can threaten the stability and well-being of family members. It offers advice on strategies for surviving family crises and suggests ways in which family life can be strengthened.

Wayland

The Raja and the Rice: an Indian Tale

Jillian Powell
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Jillian Powell

The rain never came and so Tamwar's rice harvest is poor. He and his family desperately need some rice but will the Raja help...?

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The Magic Paintbrush: a Chinese tale

Jillian Powell
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Jillian Powell
Franklin Watts

Who Split the Atom?

Jillian Powell
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Jillian Powell
Wayland

The Egyptians

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell
Franklin Watts

Gangs

Jillian Powell
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Jillian Powell

Wayland

Let's Say Hello!

Jillian Powell, Stefania Colnaghi
Contributors:
Jillian Powell, Stefania Colnaghi
Wayland

Are We There Yet?

Jillian Powell, Stefania Colnaghi
Contributors:
Jillian Powell, Stefania Colnaghi

Start Reading is a new series of highly enjoyable books for beginning readers at KS1. They have been carefully graded to correspond to the Book Bands now widely used in schools. This enables readers to be sure that they choose books that match their own ability. There is very careful and gentle graduation from Band to Band. The books can be shared with an adult or read independently. They promote the enjoyment of reading through reading real, satisfying stories with a beginning, a middle and an end. Rosie's Rides is at Book Band 3 in the Start Reading series. Rosie is going on all sorts of Rides, rollercoaster rides, pony rides, jeep rides and train rides. All have their adventures.