Sarah Levete - Undercover Operations - Hachette Children's Group

Undercover Operations

By Sarah Levete

  • Hardback
  • £12.99

Examines how men and women are trained to take on extraordinary roles in which they defend and
protect their countries

Find out about the world of the spies and surveillance units in Undercover Operations. The book explores tactics and techniques for spying and what is like to live an undercover life. Then, discover if you've got what it takes to be a spy.

Who are the people who defend their countries and what are the skills they employ to do so? Elite Defenders explores the challenging and exciting world of the armed forces, examining how members carry out their jobs, the sacrifices they make and skills they utilise to defend their countries. The series invites children to answer 'Take the Test!' questions at the end of each chapter, to find out how much they have learnt. A high-interest and interactive series for children aged 9+.

Biographical Notes

Sarah Levete has written numerous titles, on a lot of different subjects, for children. Her many books include educational titles for children about science, world affairs, religion, history and social issues. When she is not writing, Sarah also teaches young people and adults. She lives in Oxford with her husband and children.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781445150376
  • Publication date: 26 May 2016
  • Page count: 48
  • Imprint: Franklin Watts
Franklin Watts

Armed Services

Sarah Levete, Robert Snedden
Authors:
Sarah Levete, Robert Snedden

Find out about the world of the armed servives - armies, navies and air forces around the world. The book explores the training, operations and lives of these essential servives. Discover if you've got what it takes to be in the armed services.Who are the people who defend their countries and what are the skills they employ to do so? Elite Defenders explores the challenging and exciting world of the armed forces, examining how members carry out their jobs, the sacrifices they make and skills they utilise to defend their countries. The series invites children to answer 'Take the Test!' questions at the end of each chapter, to find out how much they have learnt. A high-interest and interactive series for children aged 9+.

Franklin Watts

Special Forces

Sarah Levete
Authors:
Sarah Levete
Wayland

Coming Of Age

Sarah Levete
Authors:
Sarah Levete

This book gives an in-depth look at interesting aspects of coming of age and raises topical issues surrounding this key moment in a young person's life. It includes significant passages from holy texts that are read to mark coming of age and a summary chart lists the different rituals and practices of a variety of religions including Judaism, Islam, Hindu and Christian as well as secular cultures, so they can be easily compared.Part of the Journey of Life series which looks at the rites of birth, coming of age, marriage and death, and how religions and cultures celebrate them.

Wayland

Death

Sarah Levete
Authors:
Sarah Levete

This book looks at how death is marked in many different ways by different religions and secular cultures. It looks at the ceremonies of Sikhs and Hindus who cremate the bodies of the deceased, and the Christians and Jewish burials. Find out why Muslims are buried facing Makkah, their holy city, and why some Buddhists are given a sky burial in which their body is left exposed to the elements. The Journey of Life series looks at the rites of birth, coming of age, marriage and death, and how religions and cultures celebrate them. It raises topical issues surrounding these stages and how they are marked by different religions.

Wayland

Stella McCartney

Sarah Levete
Authors:
Sarah Levete

Stella McCartney is a fashion designer, entrepreneur and environmental activist. Daughter of Paul McCartney, of The Beatles, and his wife Linda, she has refused to let her parents' fame define her, and has forged an extremely successful career in fashion. Real-life Stories: Stella McCartney gives you the story behind this incredible designer - from her early life growing up on a farm in Sussex, through her days at Central St Martin's School of Art and as the creative director of Parisian fashion house Chloe, to launching her own fashion label. It focuses on Stella's talent as a designer and tailor and her commitment to ensuring that her business is as ethical and eco-friendly as possible, and that her clothes are made without the use of leather or fur. The importance of family to Stella, how she dealt with the death of her mother, and how she balances family life with running a global business, are also looked at. Biographical information, and Stella McCartney quotes, support the narrative. Punchy, fact-filled text make this a fantastic resource for biography based project work for children aged seven and above; a full glossary and index are included. Each title in the Real-life Stories series looks at a celebrity who is at the top of their game and the height of their career. We take a look at how they got to where they are today, what their daily life is like and where they are going next. If you've enjoyed reading about Stella McCartney, why not try finding out about Adele, Banksy, the Duchess of Cambridge, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, Brian Cox, Gary Barlow, Will.i.am, Steve Backshall, David Walliams, Alex Ferguson, Malorie Blackman or Kylie Minogue, in other titles in the series?

Wayland

David Walliams

Sarah Levete
Authors:
Sarah Levete
Wayland

Kylie Minogue

Sarah Levete
Authors:
Sarah Levete

Kylie Minogue has been in the spotlight since her role as Charlene in the hit Australian TV show, Neighbours. However, the star is best known for her amazing pop persona and sensational sell-out concerts. Find out who the princess of pop really is - discover how she rose to fame, why she and sister Dannii were once TV rivals, where Kylie finds her musical inspiration and how she won her devastating battle with cancer. A fantastic resource for biography based project work!

Franklin Watts

Cashing In?: The Banking Industry

Sarah Levete
Authors:
Sarah Levete
Hodder Children's Books

Midnight is a Place

Joan Aiken
Authors:
Joan Aiken

Lucas is lonely. Orphaned and sent to live with his formidable guardian in a vast mansion, he longs for a friend. Then Anna-Marie arrives. She's spoilt and wilful - and practically half his age. Lucas feels more alone than ever. But one night something terrible happens. Lucas and Anna-Marie face a terrifying and treacherous ordeal, alone in the hostile city streets. Together, they must fight to survive ...The 40th anniversary edition of a compelling tale of villainy and suspense - from the best-selling author of THE WOLVES OF WILLOUGHBY CHASE.

Franklin Watts

Make an Animation!

Sarah Levete
Authors:
Sarah Levete

Have you got a passion for all things animated? Find out how to create animations from drawing characters to filming with this brilliant book. Packed with hints, skills and tips to get you noticed, this book will help you to focus all of that creative energy! Guiding you from first concept through to finished animation, the insider knowledge is invaluable. Part of the Find Your Talent series. Books to help young people get a head start in aspirational careers in some of the toughest industries to crack.

Wayland

Top Jobs: Being a Pro Footballer

Sarah Levete
Authors:
Sarah Levete
Hodder Children's Books

Tower of the Winds

H.L. Dennis
Authors:
H.L. Dennis
Orchard Books

Stinger the Sea Phantom

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade
Quercus Children's Books

Sammy Feral's Diaries of Weird: Yeti Rescue

Eleanor Hawken, John Kelly
Contributors:
Eleanor Hawken, John Kelly

Sammy's back for another weird adventure! Ever since Sammy discovered that there are crazier animals in the world than just lemurs and lions, his life has become pretty weird. So when a Mongolian Death Worm turns up at his zoo, he's not that surprised. The Death Worm needs help: his best friend, Bert the Yeti Chief, has gone missing. Can Sammy summon the Ministry of Yetis and rescue Bert? He's going to need help from his old friends Donny and Red, not to mention a very reluctant Wish Frog... An action-packed adventure for the Wimpy Kid generation.

Wayland

Catastrophic Weather

Sarah Levete
Authors:
Sarah Levete
Franklin Watts

Formula 1

Paul Mason
Authors:
Paul Mason

This book takes you to the centre of the action of one the most exciting motor sport events in the world: Formula 1. It includes stunning photgraphs that capture the thrill of Formula 1, with a manageable amount of text to be accessible to children aged 7+.

Wayland

Destroying the Oceans

Sarah Levete
Authors:
Sarah Levete
Hodder Children's Books

The Power of Three

H.L. Dennis
Authors:
H.L. Dennis

Introducing an extraordinary series with real codes, real mysteries and real danger. A Da Vinci Code for kids ...Imagine the chance to solve the Voynich Manuscript - a puzzle that has truly defeated adults for centuries. It's an ancient manuscript no one has ever been able to decipher. And there are Rules that say it is forbidden to even try to solve it. A secret hidden for centuries. But Brodie Bray likes a challenge, and when she receives a coded message through the post her life changes for ever. She's chosen for a secret team working to crack this most complicated code in the world to uncover the secret it hides.But it's a code that has driven people mad trying to solve it. Together with her new friends, Brodie must break the rules to break the code, at every turn facing terrible danger. For someone is watching them - and will even kill to stop them.In this original new series, three children tackle real unsolved mysteries and struggle with real unbroken codes to get to the hidden truth. Enter the world of the Secret Breakers at http://hldennis.com/Teachers' resources and full reading guide available here: http://hldennis.com/docs/HDreadingguide.pdf

Wayland

Gangs and Knife Crime

Sarah Levete
Authors:
Sarah Levete

Growing up involves making decisions and taking responsibility over your life. Each book in this series explores an issue that may affect young people's lives. The books are aimed directly at children and provide support to them and also to parents and teachers. Talk About conveys information about issues in a way that children may experience them first or second hand.

Wayland

The Shoemaker's Boy

Joan Aiken, Alan Marks
Contributors:
Joan Aiken, Alan Marks