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    • ISBN:9781526302854
    • Publication date:08 Dec 2016
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Asteroids, Comets and Meteors

By Mary-Jane Wilkins

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A great introduction to asteroids, comets and meteors for children aged 7-9

Find out about comets and asteroids and where they come from. Discover the difference between a meteor and a meteorite, and learn why shooting stars are not really stars at all.

Part of the Our Solar System series of books that explore the exciting topic of space and are specially written for younger readers. With stunning photographs and explanatory artwork, the books are the perfect introduction to our solar system.

Other titles in the series: Earth; The Moon; The Inner Planets; The Outer Planets and The Sun

Biographical Notes

Mary-Jane Wilkins has been involved in creating children's non-fiction titles for many years. She was responsible for several highly successful literacy series under the umbrella title of Learning through Literacy, created by Belitha Press and published by Scholastic in the US. Creating non-fiction series for co-editions has long been a focus, and many series have been sold worldwide. She also works in children's fiction and adult non-fiction.

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  • ISBN: 9781526302861
  • Publication date: 11 Jan 2018
  • Page count: 24
  • Imprint: Wayland
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Sleep Easy: A Mindfulness Guide to Getting a Good Night's Sleep

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Exploring Emotions: A Mindfulness Guide to Dealing with Emotions

Paul Christelis, Elisa Paganelli
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Everyone notices the weather outside, right? But did you realise that weather occurs inside of you too? In fact, it is here right now... It's a hot and sunny Sports Day, but Abu's internal weather is different. He is feeling nervous and scared. For Abu, feeling nervous is like watching a storm approaching: it can be scary. Manisha's weather is different She feels angry. Anger is like a burning, hot sun. Kenton feels sad. For Kenton, sadness feels like a grey, drizzly day that seems to last forever. But they all soon discover that emotions are like the weather, changing throughout the day. Sometimes the weather feels pleasant; when we feel happy, relieved or excited. And sometimes it feels unpleasant; when we feel anger, sadness or frustration. But we don't have to worry about getting stuck with unpleasant emotions because, just like the weather outside, the weather inside will change too. This book teaches readers to enjoy the pleasant feelings when they are present, and remember that the unpleasant ones will pass. The four stories in the 'Mindful Me' series explore how a mindful attitude to life can enhance enjoyment, promote a sense of calm and confidence, and provide young people with a 'friend for life'. In this book, children are gently guided into mindfulness exercises that encourage an exploration of emotions. Mindfulness can help us to improve concentration, calm unpleasant emotions, and even boost our immune systems.The books can be used at home or in the classroom, for storytime or as part of the PSHCE curriculum.The other titles are:Breath by Breath: A Mindfulness Guide to Keeping CalmIt's Beautiful Outdoors: A Mindfulness Guide to Noticing NatureSleep Easy: A Mindfulness Guide to Getting a Good Night's Sleep

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Sir Lance-a-Little and the Big Bad Wolf

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Sir Lance-a-Little is the bravest, cleverest knight in all the whole kingdom of Notalot - or so he likes to think ... Now available in paperback, a fantastic new series for younger readers from the creators of Titchy Witch.All Sir Lance-a-Little really wants is to defeat his Number One enemy, the dragon Huffalot. But something always seems to get in the way - whether it's his pesky cousin Princess Plum or a Big Bad Wolf!Featuring a delightful cast of fairy-tale characters, these hilarious stories from a much-loved author will charm children and parents alike. Illustrated in full colour throughout and designed with beginner readers in mind.Read all the Sir Lance-a-Little books:Sir Lance-a-Little and the Big Bad WolfSir Lance-a-Little and the Three Angry BearsSir Lance-a-Little and the Most Annoying FairySir Lance-a-Little and the Terribly Ugly TrollSir Lance-a-Little and the Very Wicked WitchSir Lance-a-Little and the Ginormous Giant

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Mary-Jane Wilkins
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Find out about the Sun, the star at the center of our solar system. Discover what the Sun is made from, where the solar wind comes from, and how space probes study the Sun.Part of the Our Solar System series of books that explore the exciting topic of space and are specially written for younger readers. With stunning photographs and explanatory artwork, the books are the perfect introduction to our solar system. Other titles in the series: Asteroids, Comets and Meteors; The Inner Planets; The Outer Planets; Earth and The Moon

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Jack Frost has promised not to trouble the Rainbow Fairies again, but he didn't say anything about the weather fairies! Now he has stolen the feathers from Doodle, the weather-vane cockerel in charge of the weather. It's up to Rachel and Kirsty to get each of the feathers back from Jack Frost's goblins, with a little bit of help from the weather fairies: Crystal the Snow Fairy, Abigail the Wind Fairy, Pearl the Cloud Fairy, Goldy the Sunshine Fairy, Evie the Mist Fairy, Storm the Lightning Fairy and Hayley the Rain Fairy. In this book, Abigail the Breeze Fairy needs to find her wispy wind feather before the wind causes chaos in Fairyland and the human world!

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The Boy Who Cried Wolf

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When the shepherd boy gets bored, he shouts "Wolf!" and all the villagers come running. What will happen when a wolf really does appear?A beautifully illustrated retelling of this favourite traditional story. Based on the original Aesop fable, this provides a gentle introduction to the importance of telling the truth.Must Know Stories includes favourite tales, celebrating the diversity of our literary heritage. Level 1 stories are told in under 500 words, for children to read independently.