Jillian Powell - Leapfrog Rhyme Time: Craig's Crocodile - Hachette Children's Group

Leapfrog Rhyme Time: Craig's Crocodile

By Jillian Powell
Illustrated by Peter Kavanagh

  • Paperback
  • £3.99

Brightly illustrated rhyming stories with large text format by top authors and illustrators, perfect for developing phonological awareness.

Craig insists on getting a pet crocodile. But little does he know that crocodiles grow - and they're not fussy about what, or who, they eat!
Leapfrog Rhyme Time features fun, rhyming stories of no more than 180 words for children who are starting to read on their own.

Biographical Notes

Jillian Powell has an MA in English from Cambridge University and an M.Phil in Art History from the Courtauld Institute, London. She is an experienced writer of children`s fiction and non-fiction, and has written on many social issues.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780749668068
  • Publication date: 11 Jan 2007
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Franklin Watts
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Weather and Seasons

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China and the Shang Dynasty

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A History of Britain Through Art

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Our New Baby

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Greatest Inventions of All Time

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World War II

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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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Victorian Times

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Ancient Greeks

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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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Ancient Egyptians

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Energy

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Rock Cycle

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Rainforests

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What is a rainforest? Do you know the difference between a tropical rainforest and a temperate rainforest? Explore the amazing variety of plants and animals that call rainforests around the world home and find out how they are adapted to survive there. From giant trees and carnivorous plants to monkeys, birds, frogs and minibeasts. Discover why we need to protect these rich habitats from deforestation and why they are called the 'lungs of the world'.Part of the series Discover Through Craft. Six books that explore key curriculum topics for children aged 7-9.

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Water

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Metal

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Plastic

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Fair Trade

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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

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