Izzi Howell - Health and Disease - Hachette Children's Group

Health and Disease

By Izzi Howell

  • Hardback
  • £13.99

Comprehensive explorations of major issues affecting the global community

Health problems have a significant impact on the wellbeing and even the life expectancy of many people in low-and middle-income countries. This book looks at the factors that influence life expectancy and at what constitutes a healthy lifestyle. It explores the fight against disease throughout the world and the role of healthcare industries. It asks readers to think about what they can do to promote good health, in their own lives and the lives of others.

The Our World in Crisis series features in-depth explorations of major issues faced by people across the world today. Each book features case studies, photos and infographics to present statistics. They are a great resource for children aged 10+ who want to look behind the headlines in a world of fake news or for citizenship education.

Biographical Notes

Izzi Howell is the author and editor of over fifty children's books. She lives in East Sussex and enjoys learning languages, cooking and travelling around Europe.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781445163772
  • Publication date: 08 Mar 2018
  • Page count: 48
  • Imprint: Franklin Watts
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The United Kingdom

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Japan

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The Royal Family: Prince Charles

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The Great Fire of London

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A simple, friendly first history series that takes a close look at some key events and personalities through history and reveals how and why they are still important to us today. Each book uses a rich variety of historical sources, from diaries to paintings, to bring events to life, while simple historical vocabulary is introduced and explained.

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Queen Victoria

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Tim Berners-Lee

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Neil Armstrong

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Find out about the life of Neil Armstrong, from how he became an astronaut to being the first person to walk on the moon.The Info Buzz series, for age 5+, helps children develop their knowledge and understanding of the world by covering a wide range of topics in a fun, colourful and interactive way. The books have a lively design, engaging text and photos, questions to get children thinking and talking and teaching notes. Each title is written in conjunction with a literacy consultant and features book band guidance and downloadable activity sheets online.

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Queen Elizabeth II

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Judaism

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Islam

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Explore the religion of islam, from what people believe, to a Muslim life, special days and festivals.The Info Buzz series, for age 5+, helps children develop their knowledge and understanding of the world by covering a wide range of topics in a fun, colourful and interactive way. The books have a lively design, engaging text and photos, questions to get children thinking and talking and teaching notes. Each title is written in conjunction with a literacy consultant and features book band guidance and downloadable activity sheets online.

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Little Whale

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Told through the eyes of a whale and her calf, this mesmerisingly beautiful book is a story of migration, family and the strength of parental love."We're going home, Little Whale," said her mother. Travelling from the warm weather of the south, through coral reefs, kelp forests and glittering shoals of fish, Little Whale follows her mother north. For in the icy north is their family - but also great danger...With its evocative charcoal drawings and lyrical storytelling, Jo Weaver's illustrations have the feel of an instant classic celebrating the tender relationship between parent and child.Jo Weaver was shortlisted for the AOI Illustration New Talent Awards 2014.

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I Want a Dog

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Would you really love a dog but don't know the first thing about how it will affect you and your family? This book gives young children aged 6+ all information they and their families need to see if they could take on this big responsibilty. The information is given through the story of Alex who is is desperate to get a dog, but the rest of his family don't think it's a good idea. So Alex decides to start a scrapbook to discover what a dog needs. He finds out about different dog breeds and what they are like. He looks around his home and wonders where the dog will live. He goes out with his friend to walk her dog. He collects photos of different dog breeds and adds labels with their temperaments, how to care for them etc. Alex's family see his enthusiasm and begin to get on board with the idea. Together they visit a puppy from a local family but they also visit a rescue centre and decide to get an adult dog from there. Using Jason Chapman's lively illustrations and Alex's photographic scrapbook, this 'two books in one' describes the behaviour and needs of dogs and how it affects a family's life day-to-day in a charming and fun way. The book is endorsed and checked by Battersea Dogs & Cats Home.

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Fruit and Vegetables

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Meat and Fish

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What is a food group? How is meat and fish farmed? How is it stored? Find out about meat and fish and how they can form a balanced and healthy diet. Discover the diffrent ways in which it is enjoyed around the world and the importance of eating a healthy balanced diet.

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Benin

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Benin was an important kingdom in West Africa in the 15th and 16th centuries. Find out about Benin's magnificent capital city, the objects that Benin traded with Europe and their intricate bronze plaques and statues. Read about food and farming, armies and weapons, the life of a craftsman and how to make a leopard statue!Packed with fascinating information, the Explore! series inspires children's curiosity to find out more about the past. A great tool for readers age 8+ or teachers looking for books to support the new curriculum.

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Materials

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A fantastic resource for children aged 6-8, the Fact Cat series makes a perfect one-stop-shop for help with homework assignments! What is plastic made from? Why are electricity cables made from metal? Which materials let heat pass through them? Discover the materials used to make everyday objects. See where materials come from, learn about their properties and find out how we choose materials. A simple fun picture quiz helps readers to recall what they have read.

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Food Chains

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A fantastic resource for children aged 6-8, the Fact Cat series makes a perfect one-stop-shop for help with homework assignments!Which animal only eats fifty times a year? Where is a starfish's mouth? How do plants make food under water?Find out about food chains and how plants and animals depend on each other for food. Discover the diets of carnivores, omnivores and herbivores and see what food chains look like in different habitats. A simple fun picture quiz helps readers to recall what they have read.

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The Water Cycle

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