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People

By Daniel Gilpin

  • Paperback
  • £8.99

Impactful, high-interest, low reading age titles for children aged 10+.

Perfect for capturing a young general reader's or an older reluctant reader's interest, these hi-lo titles feature gripping, minimal, fact-based text, dramatic and impactful pictures, to reveal fascinating facts about the strongest person, or those who undertook the longest unicycle jump, highest shallow dive, deepest free dive or spent the longest time in space! Packed to the brim with facts and figures this title is an unputdownable read!

Biographical Notes

Daniel Gilpin is an experienced author of non-fiction titles.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780750272094
  • Publication date: 09 May 2013
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Wayland
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This book reveals the detailed interiors of some of the latest military fighting machines through computer-generated illustrations. There are facts and figures galore on performance and weapons.

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Starting a Band

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This series offers a shortcut to instant expertise! Quick Expert's Guides are aimed at teens and 'tweens who are keen to know more about a popular topic but who may be put off the idea of having to read wordy or technical guides. Each title includes features that break down technical/scientific/complex aspects of the subject, inspirational case studies, activities and a final project to test the reader's new skills. Chapter round-ups also offer tips on key words and phrases as well as boosting self esteem and confidence, in order to walk the walk and talk the talk of a true expert.

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Triumph

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Red-Hot Bikes brings you motorbike facts from the fast lane. Each book is packed with the latest motorbike photography of some of the most important models available today.Check out and compare the model specifications, swot-up using the full throttle facts, and stun your friends with tech talk.Red-Hot Bikes - get your brain into gear!

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Police Units

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Action Force brings together the people, weapons, vehicles, the stats and the facts in one all-action series.INSIDE POLICE UNITS - who are they?, Uniforms and gear, Undercover operations, Drug task force, Search and rescue, Air wing, Murder squad, Police missions, Dog squad, Highway patrol, High-speed vehicles and aircraft.

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BMW

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An exciting, highly illustrated guide to BMWs range of motorbikes, from touring bikes to more sporty models.

David Dean

David Dean studied illustration at Manchester Metropolitan University and has been working as an illustrator since 1999. He has to date created covers for nearly 40 books including Lauren St. John's THE WHITE GIRAFFE and DOLPHIN SONG (both Orion), as well as many other illustrations for books, magazines, CDs, posters and advertisements. He lives (with his cat) in Cheshire.

David Gatward

David was born in Bristol and grew up with his two younger brothers between the Cotswolds, Wensleydale and Lincolnshire thanks to the transient life of having a Methodist minister for a dad. Aside from having a huge number of hobbies including: caving, camping, climbing, archery, shooting and music, David also wrote avidly. Although he had his first book published aged 18, it's taken many more years and life experiences to lead to writing full time, including seeing two ghosts, being mistaken for a homeless person, working on a salmon farm and almost drowning. David now lives in rural Somerset, with his wife and two boys, and still can't believe how his life has worked out.

David Grimstone

David Lee Stone is best known for his series The Illmoor Chronicles. His books have been published in many countries and in several different languages. He started writing at the age of 10 and was submitting manuscripts to publishers by the time he was 13. David currently lives in the town of Ramsgate, Kent. He is married with two children, and makes increasingly crazy videos on his 'David Grimstone' youtube channel.

Deborah Chancellor

Deborah Chancellor is a writer of fiction and non-fiction books for children. To date she has written nearly 100 books and worked with many leading publishers. Deborah is a prolific writer of children's non-fiction on a wide range of subjects. She is a versatile author who has written biographies for teenagers, adapted Bible stories for pre-school children, and teenage fiction for older children with reading difficulties. She has been translated into many languages and is sold all over the world. An Associate Fellow of the Royal Literary Fund, Deborah appears at Literary Festivals and runs writing workshops for young people.

Echo Freer

Echo Freer was born and brought up in Yorkshire. After training to be a teacher, she moved to London, where she taught Special Needs in one of London's social priority areas. When her son was diagnosed as severely dyslexic, she completed a specialist training course to teach and diagnose specific learning difficulties. She now assesses and teaches under-achieving children. She lives in London.

Erica-Jane Waters

Illustrator Erica-Jane Waters grew up in the beautiful Northern Irish countryside where her imagination was ignited by the local folklore and fairy tales. She now lives in Northamptonshire with her young family. Find her website at http://www.ericajanewaters.com/

Gary Chalk

Gary was born under a bush and brought up by a family of weasels. He was hopeless in school except for art, English and history, in which he weaselly came top of the class. After working as a teacher for a while, he became an illustrator, and drew the pictures for many of the Redwall books. He lives with his wife in a farmhouse in the French countryside, working in a huge attic, surrounded by scraps of paper and hundreds of toy soldiers.

Georgie Adams

Georgie Adams was born in Tunbridge Wells, and grew up in Kent and Sussex. She was an editor for many years in the UK and Australia, was co-director of a small publishing company in London, before becoming a successful writer of children's books. She has written over 70 books, mostly for young children. Georgie is married to artist and printmaker, Tom Adams, has two daughters and three stepchildren, and lives in a rural part of North Cornwall, overlooking the Kensey Valley. Her website is http://www.georgieadams.com/

Giles Andreae

Giles Andreae is the author of many top selling award-winning picture books. For Orchard, these include Rumble in the Jungle, Commotion in the Ocean, and I Love My Mummy. However, it is for the international bestseller Giraffes Can't Dance that he is best known. Giles is also the creator of Purple Ronnie, Britain's favourite stickman, and of the artist/philosopher, Edward Monkton. These two ranges of greetings cards, books and merchandise have made Giles the country's top selling living poet and an icon of contemporary popular culture. Giles lives with his wife, Victoria, a children's clothes designer, and their four young children by the river in Oxfordshire.

Gillian Johnson

Gillian Johnson studied science and English at university. She's had lots of different jobs - working with Indian children in northern Canada, accompanying Inuit babies on small planes to their homes in remote communities, doing editorial cartoons for the university paper, teaching English to high school students. Eventually, she published a children's book and has been doing it ever since. She lives with her family and divides her time between Oxford and Tasmania.

Helen Moss

Helen Moss was born in 1964 and grew up in Worcestershire and Saudi Arabia. After a degree in psychology and philosophy at Oxford University, Helen went on to do PhD research at Cambridge University. She recently spent a year in Portland, Oregon, with her family, and on returning decided to switch direction and devote herself full-time to writing books for young readers. Helen lives in a small village outside Cambridge with her husband, two teenage sons, two border collies, two gerbils, several hens and a bearded dragon called Frankie.Visit her website at http://www.helenmoss.org.uk and the Adventure Island website at http://www.adventureislandbooks.com, and follow her on Twitter @hmadventure.

Hilary Mckay

Hilary McKay won the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize with her first novel, The Exiles. Her subsequent work has achieved recognition: The Exiles at Home won the Smarties Prize, whilst Saffy's Angel, the first in the Casson Family series, won the Whitbread Award, for which the third book, Permanent Rose, was also shortlisted.

Ian Whybrow

Ian Whybrow has lived in Kent, various places in London and as far afield as Hong Kong and New York. The most important thing to him in his writing is that it reads aloud brilliantly and that there is something in it for everyone.