Chris Oxlade - Hachette Children's Group

Chris Oxlade



Chris Oxlade, is an experienced writer of information books for children. He specializes in science and technology, and has written more than sixty titles, on subjects ranging from kites to virtual reality as well as books on various forms of transport.
Franklin Watts

Ten Trucks

Chris Oxlade
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Chris Oxlade

Find out all about ten amazing trucks!There are lots of ways machines can be cool. They can be the biggest, the smallest, the tallest, the longest and even the noisiest. Machine mad kids will love pouring over the details of ten awesome machines. Fantastic Five stat panels give the scoop on what makes these machines tick and key design features are highlighted to help you learn something new about your favourite diggers, tractors, trucks and emergency vehicles.Perfect for readers who can't get enough of books about machines, but who have outgrown the simple picture books aimed at a much younger level. Those who are beginning to read by themselves will find the text fun to read and accessible. There are four books in the series: Trucks, Fire Engines & Emergency Vehicles, Diggers, and Tractors & Farm Machines.For children aged 5+

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Ten Fire Engines and Emergency Vehicles

Chris Oxlade
Authors:
Chris Oxlade

Find out all about ten amazing emergency vehicles!There are lots of ways machines can be cool. They can be the biggest, the smallest, the tallest, the longest and even the noisiest. Machine mad kids will love pouring over the details of the ten awesome machines in each book. Fantastic Five stat panels give the scoop on what makes these machines tick and key design features are highlighted to help you earn something new about your favourite diggers, tractors, trucks ad emergency vehicles.Perfect for readers who can't get enough of books about machines, but who have outgrown the simple picture books aimed at a much younger level. Those who are beginning to read by themselves will find the text fun to read and accessible.For children aged 5+

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Cricket

Chris Oxlade
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Chris Oxlade

Looking to take up a new sport? Or just thinking about ways to keep fit and healthy? This book is a great introduction to all the important cricket skills you'll need. Full of skills tips and photos showing key techniques, you'll discover everything - from training to competing - while also finding out something about cricket stars of the past and present.

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Weather

Chris Oxlade
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Chris Oxlade

All around us, our planet is changing. Some changes are sudden and dramatic; others are almost imperceptible and take years. Our Earth in Action looks at these changes - from climate change to erosion and human activity - in detail. Weather describes the many ways in which our planet is shaped - and its inhabitants affected - by the weather, from hurricanes to snow and ice.

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Volcanoes

Chris Oxlade
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Chris Oxlade

All around us, our planet is changing. Some changes are sudden and dramatic; others are almost imperceptible and take years. Our Earth in Action looks at these changes - from climate change to erosion and human activity - in detail. Volcanoes examines different types of volcanoes and how they form as well as the impact they have on populations and countries.

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Seas and Coasts

Chris Oxlade
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Chris Oxlade
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Rivers

Chris Oxlade
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Chris Oxlade

Our Earth in Action examines in detail the forces that shape our planet. From earthquakes to erosion and from volcanoes to extreme weather, this series offers a wide-ranging resource for older children.Rivers takes a look at how rivers form and age, river science, flooding and dams. Included are case studies on the Mississippi and Nile rivers.

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World War I

Chris Oxlade
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Chris Oxlade

In warfare the battles grab most of our attention. But there is a secret history to every war; a hidden world of spies, double agents, assassins and saboteurs. Secret History: World War I explores how each side tried to keep secrets from the enemy, while at the same time trying to break their codes and disrupt their missions. From invisible ink and secret codes, to propaganda and battle tactics, this book covers all of the main ways each side tried to outwit the other - and win the war.Secret History is a series of books exploring the six major conflicts of the 20th century.

Wayland

Popcorn: In Space: Moon

Chris Oxlade
Authors:
Chris Oxlade

Read about how the Moon shines and why we have night and day. Find out about the surface of the Moon. Discover what the far side of the Moon is. Learn about the astronauts who have visited the Moon.

Wayland

Popcorn: In Space: Earth

Chris Oxlade
Authors:
Chris Oxlade

Read about the planet we live on and its place in the solar system. Discover why we have night and day. Find out about the hottest and coldest places on Earth and explore why the Sun is important for life on Earth.

Franklin Watts

Fire Disaster

Chris Oxlade
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Chris Oxlade

Find out how people react and rebuild their lives and the environment when Fire Disasters occur and what communities and the emergency services do in response.

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Battles That Changed the World

Chris Oxlade, David West
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Chris Oxlade, David West