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  • Oceans

    By Angela Royston
    Authors:
    Angela Royston
    What is it like to live and work deep beneath the ocean waves? How many mysteries do our oceans hold, what are scientists hoping to discover by researching the deep and how does the research carried out in the oceans affect our life on land? Discover life and science on the edge in this fascinating exploration of one of our planet'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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    Our Amazing Planet

    By Jon Richards, Ed Simkins
    Authors:
    Jon Richards, Ed Simkins
    Welcome to The World in Infographics! Infographics are an exciting form of data visualisation, using icons, pictograms and graphics to present information to kids in a way that is fun and easy to understand.This fantastic title uses graphic organisers to look at science, technology, life sciences and natural history - visualising amazing data in beautifully designed infographics. Key scientific concepts and ideas are explained with instant clarity and visual appeal.Covering key scientific subject areas, from space to the human body, this title is useful for homework help and school science projects, making learning fun and fascinating!Includes material from the Blue Peter Awards shortlisted title Animal Kingdom.
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  • Our Digital World

    By Heather Lyons, Elizabeth Tweedale, Alex Westgate
    Authors:
    Heather Lyons, Elizabeth Tweedale
    Illustrated by:
    Alex Westgate
    What are the different parts of a computer, and how do they work together? How many bytes are there in a terabyte? How do pixels create photos and how do pictures create videos? Learn all this and more, then hop online to try out your new skills on the companion website. Let's get started!Kids Get Coding is a fantastic, hands-on resource for anyone looking to get started with coding. The four books cover key areas of the KS1 computing curriculum with simple text. Each title contains practical on- and off-line activities that are easy to follow and fun to try on your own or with friends. Guiding young coders through each title is Data Duck - a computer-programming mastermind here to help with hints and tips!The Kids Get Coding series is written by Heather Lyons and Elizabeth Tweedale of blue{shift} - a company dedicated to teaching children to become active creators of technology.Other titles in the Kids Get Coding series:Algorithms & BugsLearn to ProgramStaying Safe Online
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  • Our Living Planet

    By Rob Colson
    Authors:
    Rob Colson
    Why do flowers attract insects? How do fish breathe underwater? Which animals can fly? Read about the wide range of living things on the planet. This book explores how they have evolved and how they manage to survive.This book is part of the Science is Everywhere series, which demystifies the key science topics and shows how they relate to the world around us with fun, colourful graphics. These books are ideal for children aged 9 plus who are studying science, or for young readers who want to get to grips with science in a fun way.
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    People on Earth

    By Jon Richards, Ed Simkins
    Authors:
    Jon Richards, Ed Simkins
    Welcome to The World in Infographics! Infographics are an exciting form of data visualisation, using icons, pictograms and graphics to present information to kids in a way that is fun and easy to understand.Want to compare production around the world? Or to understand our bone structure? Or find out how the earth is changing?This fantastic title looks at science, technology, life sciences and natural history - visualising amazing data in beautifully designed infographics. Key scientific concepts and ideas are explained with instant clarity and visual appeal.Marvel at the technology we use every day, learn about the the world's biggest machines, find out about the countries of the world and discover fascinating information about the planet we live on - all with the help of graphic organisers.A full index and glossary make this book an invaluable learning tool.
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  • Planet Earth

    By Jon Richards, Ed Simkins
    Authors:
    Jon Richards, Ed Simkins
    Welcome to the world of infographics! This exciting form of data visualisation uses icons, pictograms and graphics to present information to kids in a whole new way. Marvel at the science behind geographical features, ecosystems, volcanoes, earthquakes and our changing climate - all visualised in beautifully designed infographics and graphic organisers.
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  • Plant Life

    By Theresa Greenaway
    Authors:
    Theresa Greenaway
    This detailed guide to the life cycle of plants is an ideal complement to the National Curriculum. It studies how plants grow and reproduce before examining how human activity can interfere with the natural process. Packed with detailed photographs and diagrams it provides both clear and fascinating coverage of the subject. Numerous activities encourage readers to explore aspects of plant life for themselves. And a topic web and cross-curricular activity ideas provide teachers with additional resources. A re-issue of one of a popular series.
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  • Plants

    By Georgia Amson-Bradshaw
    Authors:
    Georgia Amson-Bradshaw
    Finding out about the life of plants has never been so engaging. This book is full of exciting experiments, fun puzzles, quirky humour and science facts to make you saw WOW ... it's science with a BOOM! For children progressing through Book Bands, it is suitable for reading at level 10: White.Why not look out for the other BOOM SCIENCE titles? This fun series for children aged 6+ explores key science topics including Electricity, Forces, Human Body, Light, Materials, Plants, Seasons and Sound.
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  • Plants

    By Jon Richards
    Authors:
    Jon Richards
    Welcome to the world of infographics! This exciting form of data visualisation uses icons, pictograms and graphics to present information in a whole new way. Read about the tallest and the smallest plants, see how flowers produce seeds, and discover how plants make energy - all visualised in beautifully designed infographics. Ideal for children of 9+, and fact and science geeks of all ages, finding out about plants has never been more exciting!
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  • Plants

    By Izzi Howell
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    Izzi Howell
    A fantastic resource for children aged 6-8, the Fact Cat series makes a perfect one-stop-shop for help with homework assignments! Why do flowers smell nice? How big is the largest flower in the world? Which plant eats insects? Find out about plants and learn how they grow and reproduce. Follow the life cycle of a plant, see how they make their own food and discover some of the most unusual plants in the world. A simple fun picture quiz helps readers to recall what they have read.
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  • Plants

    By Sally Hewitt
    Authors:
    Sally Hewitt
    Amazing Science uses the extraordinary and mind-boggling facts about science to introduce children to the core topic of plants at KS1. Each spread starts with an interesting fact supported by a dramatic picture to engage the child's interest. It then seeks to explain, in simple terms, the science behind it. 'Your Turn' boxes then challenge children to look around them for similar examples, such as what materials are used for.
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  • Polar Regions

    By Louise Spilsbury
    Authors:
    Louise Spilsbury
    What is it like to live and work at the poles? How many mysteries do these ice worlds hold and what are scientists hoping to find by researching them? How is climate change affecting polar regions and what does the future hold for two of Earth's last great wildernesses? Discover life and science on the edge in this fascinating exploration of one of our planet'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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    The Poo That Animals Do

    By Paul Mason, Tony De Saulles
    Authors:
    Paul Mason
    Illustrated by:
    Tony De Saulles
    A fascinating insight into the world of animal poo - with "strange but poo" facts, from the smelliest, biggest, smallest, and most expensive poo to poo camouflage and keeping warm, discover all there is to know about animal poop and its uses. Photos combine with the tongue-in cheek humour of Tony De Saulles' illustrations and Paul's Mason's raucous text to enliven even the most reluctant reader. A great book for satisfying the curiosity of 7 to 9 years olds while learning science at the same time!
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  • Popcorn: Seasons: Spring

    By Kay Barnham
    Authors:
    Kay Barnham
    The 'Popcorn' series aims to develop children's knowledge and understanding of the world by covering a wide range of topics in a fun, colourful and interactive way. Each title has a lively design, engaging text and features an activity at the end of each book. The titles have been written in conjunction with a literacy consultant to ensure the text is completely appropriate for the age-range.
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  • Popcorn: Our Five Senses: Smell

    By Sally Morgan
    Authors:
    Sally Morgan
    This book shows how we use our sense of hearing to find out about the world around us. Discover how hearing works and find out how humans and other animals use their sense of hearing.
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  • Popcorn: Life Cycles: Sunflower

    By Ruth Thomson
    Authors:
    Ruth Thomson
    This book follows the life cycle of a sunflower from when its planted, to growing shoots and leaves looking at what it needs to grow. It ends showing the sunflower at the end of summer, showing how the sunflower's seeds can be used again to grow another sunflower, perfectly illustrated the cycle of life. Questions and facts encourage the reader to look more closely at the detailed photographs.
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  • Popcorn: Our Five Senses: Taste

    By Sally Morgan
    Authors:
    Sally Morgan
    This book shows how we use our sense of taste to find out about the world around us. Discover how taste works and find out how humans and other animals use their sense of taste.
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  • Popcorn: Our Five Senses: Touch

    By Sally Morgan
    Authors:
    Sally Morgan
    This book shows how we use our sense of touch to find out about the world around us. Discover how touching works and find out how humans and other animals use their sense of touch.
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  • Popcorn: Life Cycles: Chicken

    By Ruth Thomson
    Authors:
    Ruth Thomson
    This book follows the life cycle of a chicken, from laying eggs to hatching, nurturing them and teaching them how to find food and shelter. The book shows the chick at each stage of its life. Questions and facts encourage the reader to look more closely at the detailed photographs.
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  • Popcorn: In Space: Earth

    By Chris Oxlade
    Authors:
    Chris Oxlade
    Read about the planet we live on and its place in the solar system. Discover why we have night and day. Find out about the hottest and coldest places on Earth and explore why the Sun is important for life on Earth.
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