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  • Rabbit

    By Pat Jacobs
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    Pat Jacobs
    Whether they already own one, or beg for one each Christmas and birthday, children love pets, and Pet Pals: Rabbit is the perfect title for any bunny-loving child out there. From where they sleep to what they eat, and how you can make them feel safe and at home, this book provides all the pet care advice you could possibly need. Learn how rabbits communicate, the games they like to play and the treats they like to eat, as well as how to care for them.Adorable photos, and gentle, accessible text, makes this the perfect guide for all rabbit carers - whether they own a bunny or not!
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  • Rachel's Story - A Journey from a country in Eurasia

    By Andy Glynne, Salvador Maldonado
    Authors:
    Andy Glynne
    Illustrated by:
    Salvador Maldonado
    This picture book tells the story of 13-year-old refugee Rachel who, along with her family, flees her home country to escape the persecution they suffer as Christians living in a predominantly Muslim country.Told in Rachel's own words, it documents the hostility and rejection that the family suffer at the hands of their community, as well as the courage and resilience they show in the face of immigration authorities, detention centres, deportation and, finally, in overcoming their problems and settling in their new country.The BAFTA award-winning Seeking Refuge stories were originally produced as animations for the BBC. These powerful and evocative stories have now been captured in book form as rich, visual testimonies of the torment, hope and resolution of young refugees who are seeking asylum and adjusting to life in new countries all over the world.The series of five books form an excellent cross-curricular resource that looks at asylum, war, separation and integration and what it is to be a refugee today making them ideal for tying into Refugee Week.
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  • Racing Cars

    By Rob Colson
    Authors:
    Rob Colson
    Top Marques: Racing Cars looks at the history of car racing, and at some of the speediest vehicles around, from the Mercedes AMG Petronas, the Dallara-Honda, the Chevrolet SS, the Audi R18, the Mini and the Chevrolet Cruze. It also looks at the most famous, and prestigious, car races in the world, from Formula 1 to Indycar, NASCAR and Le Mans. A 'High Spec' panel on every spread details some of the jaw-dropping features of these cars, and a 'Fast and Furious' feature explains the basic science behind how prestige cars perform and are powered, such as G-force, combustion, friction, acceleration, and aerodynamics. Finally, discover amazing 'Turbo Facts' such as, for example, why a F1 car could drive on the ceiling!Incredible, full-bleed photographs and punchy, fact-filled text make this the perfect series for all car fanatics aged 7 and above.Racing cars are just some of the prestige cars around. Why not learn about more, in the other books in the series: Top Marques: Supercars, Top Marques: Luxury Cars and Top Marques: SUVs and Off-roaders.
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  • Racism

    By Cath Senker
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    Cath Senker
    Part of growing up is about expressing yourself, forming your own opinions and making difficult decisions. This book gives you clear advice about the attitudes towards Racism over the course of history and allows you to make your own decisions on how to tackle racism.
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  • Racism and Intolerance

    By Louise Spilsbury, Hanane Kai
    Authors:
    Louise Spilsbury
    Illustrated by:
    Hanane Kai
    The Children in Our World non-fiction picture book series helps children make sense of the larger issues and crises that dominate the news in a sensitive and appropriate manner. With relatable comparisons, carefully researched text and striking illustrations, children can begin to understand what racism and intolerance are, how they affect children, adults and daily life, and how readers can help. Where issues aren't appropriate to describe in words, award-winning illustrator, Hanane Kai, uses striking and sensitive illustrations help children visualise they ways in which racism and intolerance affect people all around the world with images that are suited to their age and disposition. The series forms an excellent cross-curricular resource that looks at refugees, war, poverty and racism making them ideal for tying into discussions on race, ethnicity and current affairs.
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  • Rain and Floods

    By Patience Coster
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    Patience Coster
    Weatherwise looks at wind, sunshine, rain and snow and how these weather conditions affect people and their lives, such as their homes, transport, clothing and jobs. This title considers where, and why, rain and floods occur around the world, and the consequences that these dramatic conditions can have on the people who live in those places.
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  • Rainforest

    By Izzi Howell
    Authors:
    Izzi Howell
    Read all about rainforests, where in the world you can find them, what animals and plants live there and how they are dependent on each other. Learn about food chains, deforestation and what we can do to protect this important habitat.Simple quiz questions at the back help readers to remember what they've just read.Perfect one-stop-shop for help with homework assignments!Broad-ranging appeal for nursery age through to Key Stage 2.
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  • Rainforests

    By Susie Brooks
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    Susie Brooks
    Go on a journey through the world's rainforests, from the Amazon rainforest to Costa Rica, answering questions such as why on Earth does it rain so much? Where are there forests in the clouds? And how can a tree cure disease? Along with many others. It looks at medicines, monkeys, poisonous snakes, venomous spiders, stinky flowers, enormous trees, and much, much more. Crammed full of amazing animals and astonishing plants, geography has never been so exciting! Packed to the gills with far-out facts and fascinating information, the Where on Earth? series makes standard KS2 geography topics lively, fun, pacey and interesting.
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  • Rainforests

    By Jen Green
    Authors:
    Jen Green
    Read about where in the world rainforests are located, what scientists have discovered about the rainforest, the animals and people that live there and the issues they face, debate the importance of rainforests to local people and loggers, make a rainforest recipe, learn about how rainforests are disappearing and find out what conservationists are doing about this.
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  • Rainforests

    By Louise Spilsbury
    Authors:
    Louise Spilsbury
    What is it like to live and work deep within Earth's rainforests? How many mysteries do these ancient forests hold and what are scientists hoping to discover by researching them? Explore how research conducted in rainforests can help with conservation, increase our understanding of climate change, and expand our knowledge of medicines, biodiversity and habitats. It can reveal untapped resources, and unknown eco-systems. Discover life and science on the edge in this fascinating exploration of one of Earth's most extreme environments.The Research on the Edge series examines how scientists live and work in some of Earth's most extreme habitats. It looks at how they carry out their research and how the discoveries they make are changing our lives. The series also explores the many adventures, challenges and dangers of daily life for scientists researching 'on the edge'.An exciting read for children aged 9+, for geography and science projects, or simply as a great leisure read.
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  • Rat

    By Rob Colson
    Authors:
    Rob Colson
    Find out what rats are like as pets and what care they will need. Information is provided on housing, feeding and grooming and other essential elements of pet care. Learn all about rats with advice from how to choose the right breed and find the right cage, to keeping your rat happy and healthy. Also included are amazing fact files about specific breeds. Fantastic photographs bring the animals to life!
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  • Rationing in World War II

    By Martin Parsons
    Authors:
    Martin Parsons
    Why was there a shortage of familiar foods like bacon, butter and bananas? How did people make their rations go further? What did it mean to 'Dig for Victory'? This book helps children at Key Stage 2 discover the answers to these and other fascinating questions by exploring real-life accounts, looking on the Internet and finding clues about what life was like when food and other supplies were rationed. The detective shows readers how to create their own project about rationing, discover what it meant to 'Dig for Victory' and find out how ration books worked. Packed with fascinating information, The History Detective Investigates 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 for 2014.
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    Razia's Ray of Hope

    By Elizabeth Suneby, Suana Verelst
    Authors:
    Elizabeth Suneby
    Illustrated by:
    Suana Verelst
    Reminiscent of Malala Yousafzai's campaign for female education in Pakistan, Razia's Ray of Hope is the story of one girl's dream of getting an education and attending a new school in her village in Afghanistan. But her father and brother are against the idea. Can she persuade them that it is a good idea?Razia falls asleep every night dreaming of going to school like her brothers Jamil and Karim. So when she learns that a girls' school is being built just down the road from her home, she is filled with hope...Exploring the themes of education, war, poverty and cultural traditions, this is a compelling story of one girl's aspirations to go to school in Afghanistan during the Taliban regime. It is a moving account of how she finally persuades her father and older brother to let her go. Beautifully illustrated, with gentle, accessible text, this is the perfect book to spark discussion with children about education and cultural differences around the world. Children will relate to, and identify with Razia and her story, making this an ideal resource for promoting cultural awareness and tolerance. Razia Jan, who appears in the story, founded the Kabuli Education Centre in Afghanistan to offer local girls an education.
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  • Reading Eggs: My First Phonics

    By Sara Leman
    Authors:
    Sara Leman
    My First Phonics includes a phonics chart detailing common sounds children will encounter, colourful images and fun challenges on every page. There are also lots of interactive phonic activities, ideal for parents to do at home with their children. This 80-page phonics workbook contains activities, charts, fun spots, learning reviews, and further practice sections, ideal for use at school, in the home or out and about. Each activity has been developed with expert educators with over 30 years' experience so that they are entertaining as well as educational. Suitable for children aged 5 to 7 years old but could also be used with younger children to prepare for Primary school. This book is part of the Reading Eggs series, which complements the enormously successful online programme of the same name. The other titles in the series are: My First High Frequency Words, My First Handwriting and My First Spelling.
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  • Reading Eggs: My First Spelling

    By Sara Leman
    Authors:
    Sara Leman
    My First Spelling includes a sound chart to help children become familiar with short and long vowel sounds, fun anagrams to unscramble and colourful illustrations on every page. There are also lots of interactive spelling activities, ideal for parents to do at home with their children. This 80-page spelling workbook contains activities, charts, fun spots, learning reviews, and further practice sections, ideal for use at school, in the home or out and about. Each activity has been developed with expert educators with over 30 years' experience so that they are entertaining as well as educational. Suitable for children aged 5 to 7 years old but could also be used with younger children to prepare for Primary school.This book is part of the Reading Eggs series, which complements the enormously successful online programme of the same name. The other titles in the series are: My First High Frequency Words, My First Handwriting and My First Phonics.
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  • Reading Eggs: My First High Frequency Words

    By Sara Leman
    Authors:
    Sara Leman
    Many words in the English language cannot be decoded using phonics so this workbook is designed to help children remember high frequency words. Activities include the use of a high frequency word chart, words that can be traced and copied and colouring in exercises. This 80-page workbook contains activities, charts, fun spots, learning reviews, and further practice sections, ideal for use at school, in the home or out and about. Each activity has been developed with expert educators with over 30 years' experience so that they are entertaining as well as educational. Suitable for children aged 5 to 7 years old but could also be used with younger children to prepare for Primary school. Ideal for parents to use alongside their children's learning at school. This book is part of the Reading Eggs series, which complements the enormously successful online programme of the same name. The other titles in the series are: My First Phonics, My First Handwriting and My First Spelling.
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  • Reading Eggs: My First Handwriting

    By Sara Leman
    Authors:
    Sara Leman
    Children can practice their use of straight or wavy letters, letters that are written clockwise or anti-clockwise and more. There is advice for left-handed and right-handed writing and there are also pre-writing exercises to develop fine-motor skills.This 80-page handwriting workbook contains activities, charts, fun spots, learning reviews, and further practice sections, ideal for use at school, in the home or out and about. Each activity has been developed with expert educators with over 30 years' experience so that they are entertaining as well as educational. Suitable for children aged 5 to 7 years old but could also be used with younger children to prepare for Primary school. Ideal for parents to use alongside their children's learning at school. This book is part of the Reading Eggs series, which complements the enormously successful online programme of the same name. The other titles in the series are: My First Phonics, My First High Frequency Words and My First Spelling.
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  • Reality TV Stars

    By Adam Sutherland
    Authors:
    Adam Sutherland
    Celebrity Secrets feature nine celebrities in depth. The star's background, personal life and career highlights are explored. The books also features six mini-biographies of other celebrities.
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  • Record-Breaking Animals

    By Jon Richards, Ed Simkins
    Authors:
    Jon Richards, Ed Simkins
    From the deadliest to the loudest and from the largest to the fastest, this book looks at the amazing record-breakers of the animal kingdom. It uses stunning icons, graphics and visualisations to show how these amazing creatures raise the bar in the natural world.See which birds have the largest wings and how they use them!Discover which animals make the loudest sounds and why!See how big bugs can grow!Read about which animals would win in a sprint race!
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  • Record-Breaking Buildings

    By Jon Richards, Ed Simkins
    Authors:
    Jon Richards, Ed Simkins
    From the tallest to the longest and from the busiest to the largest, this book looks at fantastic record-breaking buildings from all over the planet and beyond! It uses stunning icons, graphics and visualisations to show you how these structures have raised the bar in the construction industry.See which buildings have held the record for being the world's tallest over the last 100 years!Find out just how big a space station can be, and what's inside!Discover how fast the world's quickest roller coaster can travel!Learn about the staggering size of the world's biggest palaces!Read how ancient people built some of the greatest monuments on the planet!
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