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    • ISBN:9780750282710
    • Publication date:27 Nov 2014
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Swimming

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All you need to know about your favourite sports and hobbies.

If you're mad about swimming, this book will help you make the most of your favourite sport. Find out how to perfect your strokes, swim competitively for a club and expand your abilities into water polo, snorkelling and scuba diving.

Biographical Notes

Judith Heneghan is an award winning author of non-fiction for children and is the Programme Leader of the MA in Writing for Children at the University of Winchester.

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  • ISBN: 9780750294607
  • Publication date: 14 Jul 2016
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Wayland
Orchard Books

The Dark Wizard

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Meet three new heroes with the power to tame the Beasts! Amy, Charlie and Sam - three children from our world - are bound by a powerful legacy. They are descendants of the Guardians of Avantia, an elite group of heroes trained by Tom - the star of Beast Quest. Now the time has come for a new generation to fulfil its destiny ...In book 2, The Dark Wizard, the children travel to the coast of England, where Amy hatches and bonds with a new Beast. They discover the secret of Charlie's grandfather's connection with a sea-Beast, and in a thrilling battle with their enemy, the Dark Wizard Malvel, they open a portal to Avantia and banish him. But their destiny is not yet fulfilled - there are many more hidden Beast eggs for the children to recover. The fate of the worlds depends on them ... Perfect for existing Beast Quest fans and new readers alike, Beast Quest: New Blood is tailor-made to appeal to boys and girls who are hungry for adventure. Join a new generation of heroes as they discover their destiny, and experience the awesome power of the Beasts as never before!

Hodder Children's Books

Iguana Boy Unmasks The Invisible Hero

James Bishop, Rikin Parekh
Contributors:
James Bishop, Rikin Parekh

One Boy. One Disappointing Superpower. Can Dylan prove his worth, or will he be saving cats from tress FOREVER? Dylan, AKA Iguana Boy, is determined to keep his identity under wraps - but when he overhears someone talking about Iguana Boy being the WORST superhero EVER, he is determined more than ever to prove his worth. Back at SuperHero HQ Dylan and his lively iguanas are set to work on more CITD missions (saving cats from trees). Luckily, it just so happens that the trees are situated next to prime spots for criminal activity. But it's not easy trying to succeed on ridiculously hard missions like chasing-down a five year-old who keeps farting on members of the public. But then Dylan's luck starts to change - who exactly is helping Dylan and his iguana pals? It's time for Iguana Boy to unmask ... The Invisible Hero!

Wren & Rook

Incredible Journeys: Discovery, Adventure, Danger, Endurance

Levison Wood, Sam Brewster
Contributors:
Levison Wood, Sam Brewster
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

A Sticky Situation

Abie Longstaff, James Brown
Contributors:
Abie Longstaff, James Brown
Hodder Children's Books

My Funny Family Moves House

Chris Higgins, Lee Wildish
Contributors:
Chris Higgins, Lee Wildish
Franklin Watts

The Gunpowder Plot

Gillian Clements
Authors:
Gillian Clements

Guy Fawkes was about to blow up the Houses of Parliament when the Gunpowder Plot was discovered in 1606. Find out who else was involved and how a terrible tragedy was narrowly avoided! There are some moments in history that are so dramatic or important that people remember them forever. In words and pictures, Gillian Clements tells the stories of these Great Events. These books are perfect for the emerging independent reader at upper Key Stage 1. Simple narrative text and lively, informative line illustrations. Designed to encourage a sense of history, not just give the facts.

Franklin Watts

The Battle Of Hastings

Gillian Clements
Authors:
Gillian Clements

In 1066 a great battle took place in England between the Anglo-Saxons and the invading Normans. Its result would determine a new course of history.There are some moments in history that are so dramatic or important that people remember them forever. In words and pictures, Gillian Clements tells the stories of these Great Events. These books are perfect for the emerging independent reader at upper Key Stage 1. Simple, narrative text with lively, informative line illustrations. Designed to encourage a sense of history, not just give the facts.

Hodder Children's Books

My Funny Family's Got Talent

Chris Higgins, Lee Wildish
Contributors:
Chris Higgins, Lee Wildish

Mum's 30th birthday is coming up and after such a hectic year for the Butterfields, Mattie wants to make it extra-special.Aided by best friend Lucinda, Mattie decides a talent show to showcase the Butterfields' unique skills will be the best birthday surprise for Mum. With a host of unruly Butterfields and Lucinda's parents coming to watch, however, have Mattie and Lucinda bitten off more than they can chew?

Franklin Watts

Romans

John Townsend
Authors:
John Townsend

Time to take a sideways look at the bizarre and outrageous from throughout history - and it's all TRUE!Which mad idea poisoned thousands of Romans?Which bad emperor was top of the crazy tree? What dangerous sport was most likely to get you killed?Find out the answers to these questions inside, along with lots of facts, quizzes, and other bonkers stuff as you take a bumpy journey into the darkest crannies of Roman history with Mad, Bad and Just Plain Dangerous!

Franklin Watts

Tudors

John Townsend
Authors:
John Townsend
Hodder Children's Books

Powerball

Damian Harvey, Mark Oliver
Contributors:
Damian Harvey, Mark Oliver
Hodder Children's Books

The Ghost Sea

Damian Harvey, Mark Oliver
Contributors:
Damian Harvey, Mark Oliver

Meet Crank and Al ... robots on the run.When their spacecraft crashlands in the middle of the Ghost Sea, the four friends think things can't get any worse - but they're wrong. Not everything in the Ghost Sea is as dead as it seems, and our heroes soon find themselves running for their lives ...A refreshed cover look for this well-loved series, illustrated by the incomparable Mark Oliver. Read on with The Tin Man, Tunnel Racers, Razorbites, Powerball and Aquanauts.

Hodder Children's Books

Aquanauts

Damian Harvey, Mark Oliver
Contributors:
Damian Harvey, Mark Oliver

Meet Crank and Al ... robots on the run.They arrive at the ancient city of Tarka, a flooded city behind a great wall. Hoping to discover Robotika, where robots can be free, instead they end up trapped between the mysterious underwater Aquanauts and the cruel Crodilus ...A refreshed cover look for this well-loved series, illustrated by the incomparable Mark Oliver. Read on with The Tin Man, Tunnel Racers, Razorbites, Powerball and The Ghost Sea.

Hodder Children's Books

Granny Grabbers' Daring Rescue

Charlotte Haptie, Pete Williamson
Contributors:
Charlotte Haptie, Pete Williamson

Delilah Smart's life hasn't been the same since childcare robot Granny Grabbers entered her world and made it whizz bang wonderful fun, no matter how determined her parents are to make it dull dull dull. And it's not long before Granny Grabbers and Delilah stumble upon their next adventure ...When local department store Blingman's hires an army of robotic cleaning personnel made by Happy Home Robotics, Granny Grabbers recognises a dear friend from her 'childhood' in the Happy Home Robotics Laboratory - PUG is clearly asking to be rescued from a life of cleaning servitude, and so it's action stations for Granny Grabbers and the team. Soon they devise a cunning plan that involves covert shopping trips, Easter bunny disguises, magic vanishing acts and a troupe of Paintball Pirates. And of course no daring rescue is complete without a grabbmobile ...

Franklin Watts

First Strike

Craig Simpson, David Cousens
Contributors:
Craig Simpson, David Cousens

The Taliban launch a deadly attack in the first step of their new offensive. Delta Force are assigned to strike back!The team must HALO drop into the mountains, hook up with their contact, find Mullah Khan - the Taliban leader - then take him out. But when one of the team is killed, it looks like Delta Force has walked straight into a trap! Major Connor must salvage the mission, kill Mullah Khan and get his men home.This title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of books to get children reading with confidence. EDGE - for books kids can't put down.

Franklin Watts

Kill or Capture

Craig Simpson, David Cousens
Contributors:
Craig Simpson, David Cousens

The news isn't good: 347 prisoners have escaped from a prison in Kandahar. One of the prisoners is Jabir Hassani -- a Taliban warlord and old enemy of Major Connor.Now Connor and his Delta Force unit must bring back two men kidnapped during the break out, and kill or capture Hassani, who is planning to kill the Afghan president. But the Taliban warlord also has another, much bigger target in his sights...This title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of books to get children reading with confidence. EDGE - for books kids can't put down.

Franklin Watts

Rogue Predator

Craig Simpson, David Cousens
Contributors:
Craig Simpson, David Cousens
Franklin Watts

Hostage Crisis

Craig Simpson, David Cousens
Contributors:
Craig Simpson, David Cousens
Franklin Watts

Payback

Graham Marks
Authors:
Graham Marks
Franklin Watts

Martin Luther King

Verna Williams
Authors:
Verna Williams