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    • ISBN:9781445146300
    • Publication date:11 Feb 2016
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The Seashore

By Peter Riley

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What will you discover when you open up the curiosity box?

Have you ever looked at the objects inside a curiosity box? What did you see and what did they feel like? Did you recognise some of them or were there things in there that you'd never seen before? Books that take the magical charm of collecting curiosities, joined together with the science behind some of the wonders of the natural world. Children will be inspired to take a closer look at objects and the world around them and begin to question how and why nature designs things in certain ways.

The Seashore looks at some of the different habitats along the coast and the plants, animals and objects that you will find there. From sand lizards hiding in the sand dunes, to all sorts of shells, crustaceans and seabirds. Children will love discovering a bit more about this favourite location. The mixture of full-colour photographs and illustrations ensure maximum impact and levels of detail but without feeling overly educational - even though this book is brimming with science

Books that encourage KS1 readers to engage with core science and nature topics, while developing other key skills in thinking and reasoning in an utterly absorbing and charming way.

Biographical Notes

Peter Riley was a science teacher for 25 years, 17 of them as Head of Science. His first book was published in 1981, and he has been a full-time author since 1996, with over 200 books published for children, students and teachers. He is the winner of the prestigious Schoolbook Award for Science in 2000, as well as being shortlisted for the Aventis Science Prize 2004 and nominated for the Educational Resources Award in 2009.

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  • ISBN: 9781445146324
  • Publication date: 24 Jan 2019
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Franklin Watts
The Curiosity Box is a series that builds on children's natural curiosity by bringing together collections of objects to explore and discover ... the presentation is most attractive -- it has a really fresh feel ... A lovely way to excite children's interest — Parents In Touch
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