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Train Driver

By Liz Gogerly

  • Paperback
  • £7.99

Using simple playscripts, this series enables children to act out plays to learn about the jobs of people in their community.

Find out about train drivers and conductors. Follow step-up-step activities to dress like a train driver, make a ticket machine and a driver's control panel. Then set up your own train carriage and follow simple role plays to act out the part of a train driver!

Biographical Notes

Liz Gogerly is a writer and editor of children's information books and a former teacher. She has worked on a wide variety of books and has a specialist knowledge of history and biographies.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780750288736
  • Publication date: 13 Nov 2014
  • Page count: 24
  • Imprint: Wayland
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Puberty in Numbers

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This entertaining guide to puberty gives you all the information you need to know, but in a bright, colourful and fun way. Puberty need not be scary and unknown. Using bite-size text with attention-grabbing numbers and visuals, find out the facts and stats behind growing up, from how much extra hair you'll grow to what happens when puberty hormones kick in. Written in a straightforward, down-to-earth way, this book will give you all the information you need to understand and be reassured by any changes puberty throws at you. The book emphasises body positivity and reassures you that everything you are experiencing is totally normal! It also includes a section on gender identity and sexuality.For children aged 9+, this book is an excellent resource for the PSHE curriculum, and the sex and relationships curriculum, including consent. While it is perfect for parents, teachers and carers to use for discussion topics, it is also accessible for children to read for themselves.

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Heroes Who Help Us From Around the World

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Think of a person who does a heroic job. Perhaps you're thinking of a firefighter who puts out burning buildings, or a doctor who makes sick people better? These people are definitely heroes, but our world is full of lots of amazing people who's job it is to help us. From police officers to park rangers, from lifeguards to librarians and from vets to volunteers, the heroes who help us are everywhere!Stunning artwork of our heroes in action is accompanied by easy-to-read text, which is great for sharing with your child as they learn to read, or for more confident readers who can read alone.A truly inclusive and positive book, Heroes Who Help Us represents the diversity of people on our planet and celebrates Earth's infinite varieties of race, gender, ethnicity and abilities. Perfect for children aged 5+ who are learning about values and citizenship, and for curious minds eager to find out a little more about the amazing people in our world.

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Rainforest

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Prepare to take a chronological journey, from the first roots grown by newly evolved plants and trees, through blazing fires and climatic changes, to an explosion of flora and fauna as the rainforest blossoms with life. Travel right up to the modern-day, as humans arrive in the lush habitat, changing the rainforest and its inhabitants forever...Perfect for readers aged 7+ who want to find out more about how this huge biome develops, and the different animals that call it their home over millions of years.

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Dinosaurs

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China

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Kenya

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Journey Through offers young readers the chance to take a trip through exciting world countries using different modes of transport, from train and car to bicycle and private jet. Along the way the traveller visits highlighted places both well known and less known, and learns lots of exciting facts about history, language, culture and much more.Journey Through Kenya offers a look at the geography landscape, culture and people of this country in East Africa. Explore the exciting buzz of Nairobi, the beautiful national parks and stunning lake Victoria, sample local delicacies and explore the Masai Mara where you might even spot the 'big five' on safari in this colourful and diverse part of the continent of Africa.

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Go Green!

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It's Anjali's birthday party and the children have had a great time. But looking around the room at the end, they see mountains of rubbish, from food waste to wrapping paper, burst balloons and small plastic toys. What will happen to all of this waste?The children find out what happens at a recycling centre and about the huge amount of objects that can be recycled or reused. They learn how to take action outside by helping nature, reducing waste at school dinners, and saving energy and water at home. Through chatting to teachers and local people, the children learn all about green topics such as landfills, litter, plastic mountains in oceans and global warming. But it's not all doom and gloom. They discover that there are ways that they can take action to help save their environment and the planet. By walking to school or switching off lights when they don't need them, this book is full of ideas for reducing and reusing. At the end they hold a fun Eco Festival to raise awareness of how easy it is to 'go green'! 'Stop and Think' panels encourage readers to think about the problem in their local area and 'Take Action' panels give advice for how readers can get involved

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Brazil

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Journey Through Brazil offers a look at the landscape, culture and people of Brazil, from the exciting buzz of Rio, through the amazing Amazon rainforests to the wave-pounded Atlantic coast. There's so much more to Brazil than carnivals, football and the Amazon and this book will let you delve into this richly cultural and exciting county in South America!Journey Through offers young readers the chance to take a trip through exciting world countries using different modes of transport, from train and car to bicycle and private jet. Along the way the traveller visits highlighted places both well known and less known, and learns lots of exciting facts about history, language, culture and much more.

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The USA

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France

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Journey Through France offers a look at the landscape, culture and people of France, from the exciting buzz of Paris, through the peaceful lavender fields of Provence to the wave-pounded Atlantic coast.Journey Through offers young readers the chance to take a trip through exciting world countries using different modes of transport, from train and car to bicycle and private jet. Along the way the traveller visits highlighted places both well known and less known, and learns lots of exciting facts about history, language, culture and much more. Ideal for readers age 9 and up.

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Play the Part: Doctors and Nurses

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Play the Part: Shopkeeper

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Dance Culture: Brazilian Dance

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London

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Welcome to London! Learn about the amazing history of England's capital, from the Romans, the Middle Ages, Tudor times and the Victorian era, to the World Wars and up to the present day. Discover all about sport in London, its communities, and its cultural life - from fashion capital to centre of the arts.

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Richard Branson

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The series focuses on the people who inspire children today. This book looks at the background, life and achievements of Richard Brandon, his impact on popular culture as well as detailing the everyday facets of his job and how he has gained such success.

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Fire Fighter

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Find out what firefighters do. Follow step-up-step activities to dress like a firefighter, make your own fire engine and set up a fire station. Then follow simple role plays to act out the part of a firefighter.

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Dian Fossey

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As well as telling the story of Fossey's life from her childhood in California to her years as head of a major research project in Rwanda and her violent death, this book looks at the impact of her work on the wider world. The methods behind her unique insights into the lives of mountain gorillas and the similarities between them and human beings are explained, and quotes from Fossey and her contemporaries give a fascinating glimpse into this extraordinary woman's mind.

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Chocolate

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From cocoa beans to factory to shop to home, discover the wonderful world of chocolate! Read about where cocoa beans grow, what difference fair trade chocolate makes to people, why ancient Mayans were drinking chocolate in the 6th century, how you can celebrate with chocolate, debate if chocolate is good for you, read an interview with a chocolate taster and learn how to bake the perfect chocolate cake.

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Marie Curie

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