Chinese New Year
By Saviour Pirotta
An ideal introduction to the celebration of Chinese New Year for children aged 4-7 in Foundation Stage and KS1 classes. This book describes how Chinese people prepare for New Year by cleaning their house and having their hair cut. It shows how people around the world scare the monster Nian away with fireworks and watch the dragon dance in the street.Attractively designed, its simple text and wonderful full-colour photos make this an essential resource in every Early Years setting. 'Did You Know?' boxes highlight interesting and unusual facts about Chinese New Year to give further points for children and adults to discuss. And a chart enables them to work out what Chinese year they were born in.
Comets, Asteroids and Meteors
By Steve Parker
The series covers and expands upon the national curriculum's coverage of 'the earth, the Solar System and beyond' throughout KS3 and into the beginnings of KS4. Each book examines how we know what we know about the Earth and beyond and charts the history of these discoveries. The series also examines how much is still to be discovered and what plans are in place for future explorations.
By Edward Way
This book tells you all you need to know to help you start playing cricket. Step-by-step photos will show you the moves you'll need, there are top tips on improving your game and pro play panels show top players demonstrating their skills in matches.
Clean and Tidy
By Claire Llewellyn
Clean and Tidy looks at how to keep clean, neat and tidy, from brushing your hair to having a bath. This non-fiction series of four books is at band 3 of the Start Reading programme.
The Cowardly Lion
By Joe Hackett
Latif the Lion is afraid of everything. How can his friends help him become a real lion?Every story in the Animal School series centres around the animals at Animal School. Each character is the opposite of what you would expect- a cowardly lion, a speedy tortoise, a pig who doesn't like getting dirty and a frog who is afraid of the water.
By Philip Steele
Discover the answers to fascinating questions in these new titles from the History Detective Investigates series. Follow Sherlock Bones on the detective trail and find out more about the past and start a history project of your own.
Coastlines Around The World
By Jen Green
Powerful forces all around us are at work pushing, pulling, scraping, gouging and shaping our planet. Geography Now examines these forces and their effects, from terrifying volcanoes and crashing waves to twering mountains and flowing rivers.
By Kaye Stearman
Is it ever justified for a person to use surgery to enhance the way they look? Is surgery an acceptable means for people to feel confident with their appearance? This book explores in detail the issue of using plastic surgery for aesthetic purposes. It looks at the historical background to cosmetic surgery and the implications of its use today.
Clap Your Hands
By Kate Ruttle
Clap Your Hands looks at the different sounds that you can make using your body, to support the teaching of reading using phonics.
By Richard Spilsbury
How people use the Earth`s natural resources affects the environment and our dependency on it. This series looks at the key issues that affect the environment, both on a local and global scale and aims to find sustainable solutions to the current problems. With fact boxes, evidence boxes and case studies to substantiate the text, this is a complete resource for any classroom..
By Sarah Levete
The books look at our interaction with the planet and the interrelationship between humankind and the physical world.The series focuses on the global impact and future implications for the environment of our actions today.
By Honor Head
The books look at religious stories, celebrations, how people worship and the importance of belonging to each religion. There is a fun, easy-to-make festival-related craft activity at the end of each title.
By Liz Gogerly
Roll up, roll up! Discover the fantastical world of the circus! Learn about the beginnings of the circus, circuses around the world and their incredibly skilled performers. Learn how to juggle, read an interview with an underwater performer and find out amazing circus facts and stats.
Cinderella and the Beanstalk
By Hilary Robinson, Simona Sanfilippo
Cinderella meets Jack and the Beanstalk in this fun rhyming text. Jack and Cinders climb the beanstalk and find a giant fairy godmother. Can she help them get to the prince's ball? Cinderella and the Beanstalk is a series of four rhyming books at Purple Band 8 of the Start Reading programme.
A Curious Dolphin
By Tom Jackson
Follow one dolphin's life cycle, from birth to finding a mate and old age. Learn about the different aspects of the biology of dolphins: how they sense the world, find their food, reproduce and communicate with each other. Sections of the text are written in first-person narrative, giving a clear understanding of the way dolphins behave and how they grow, learn, move, fight, rest and play.
By Ruth Thomson
Discover the world's most beautiful coastlines. Find out about waves and tides, rockpools and rocky cliffs, beaches and dunes, sea birds and animals, harbours and ports and how people are protecting coasts.
Can The Earth Cope: Waste and Recycling
By Louise Spilsbury
How people use the Earth's natural resources affects the environment and our dependency on it. This book looks at the key issues surrounding waste and recycling that affect the environment, both on a local and global scale and aims to find sustainable solutions to the current problems. With fact boxes, evidence boxes and case studies to substantiate the text, this is a complete resource for any classroom.
By Alice Harman
Find out about life in the Caribbean Islands. Discover what people in the Caribbean like to eat and where they like to shop. Find out what sports people play, what holidays they celebrate, and what the weather in the Caribbean is like. Learn about Caribbean homes.
By Alice Harman
Find out about the people and culture of China.
By Tom Jackson
From microchip mobile phones and Google glasses to mind-controlled computers and dream modification, welcome to the future of communication! Find out all about the mind-blowing science and technology the future has in store for us.