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  • To Bake

    By Stephanie Turnbull
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    Stephanie Turnbull
    You don't need to spend a fortune on your own cool, custom-made stuff. Ingenious ways to use inexpensive materials - many of which you may already have lying around mean you can bake, sew, make and grow loads of brilliant things. Four lovely step-by-step books that encourage readers to use the materials and environment around them to encourage creativity. Can also be used to demonstrate ways to recycle and reuse everyday materials and encourage discussions around wasting food and other resources.
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  • Football

    By Clive Gifford
    Authors:
    Clive Gifford
    Whether you are taking part or just watching, football is an exciting and dramatic sport. Discover everything you need to know about it from training to playing. Brilliant step-by-step photography will help you perfect your technique, while profiles and stats tell you more about the world's greatest players.
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  • Cricket

    By Chris Oxlade
    Authors:
    Chris Oxlade
    Looking to take up a new sport? Or just thinking about ways to keep fit and healthy? This book is a great introduction to all the important cricket skills you'll need. Full of skills tips and photos showing key techniques, you'll discover everything - from training to competing - while also finding out something about cricket stars of the past and present.
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    Be a Rugby Expert

    By Paul Mason
    Authors:
    Paul Mason
    Be Expert Rugby takes a light-hearted look at rugby that features all the facts and stats, lists and essential data that readers of all ages love, as well as an overview of how to play the game. Great players, memorable matches and the best quotes all also feature to bring the great game to life. The book concludes with a big quiz so that young readers can challenge each other to see who is the real rugby expert! Suitable for readers aged 8 and up.
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    Olympic Expert

    By Paul Mason
    Authors:
    Paul Mason
    Published to coincide with the 2016 Olympic Games, this books gives young readers all the facts and stats, lists, quotes and trivia that they need about the Olympics. It will also take a look back at the history of the Olympics, as well as looking forward to the events and people that will light up the 2016 Olympics, and inspire a new generation of athletes and sportspeople.A great resource for readers aged 8+, Olympic Expert offers information on the great variety of different Olympic events, highlighting some 'must-see' moments, while famous Olympians through history are celebrated with quote and mini-biographies. The book concludes with a big quiz.
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  • Kart Racer - Lando Norris vs Callum Ilott

    By Paul Mason
    Authors:
    Paul Mason
    Using a classic race as the foundation for the individual stories, this high-energy narrative non-fiction series pitches together two hot racing rivals. From practice to grid position, race tactics to crossing the finish line, each book features easy access text in short manageable paragraphs for readers who love their motorsport, but who perhaps shy away from reading.This title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of books to get children reading with confidence. EDGE - for books kids can't put down.
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  • Rally Driver - Sébastien Ogier vs Sébastien Loeb

    By Paul Mason
    Authors:
    Paul Mason
    Using a classic race as the foundation for the individual stories, this high-energy narrative non-fiction series pitches together two hot racing rivals. From shakedown to the starting line, stage victories to the winners' podium, each book features easy access text in short manageable paragraphs for readers who love their motorsport, but who perhaps shy away from reading.This title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of books to get children reading with confidence. EDGE - for books kids can't put down.
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  • Rugby

    By Clive Gifford
    Authors:
    Clive Gifford
    A must-read for all football fans, Great Sporting Events: Rugby looks at the top rugby competitions in the world and describes the history behind them, notable events and the personalities that helped to shape the sport.Each title in the Great Sporting Events series gives a fascinating insight into the sporting events that thrill sports stars and fans alike. Perfect for readers aged 9 and up.
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  • Football

    By Clive Gifford
    Authors:
    Clive Gifford
    A must-read for all football fans, Great Sporting Events: Football looks at the top football competitions in the world and describes the history behind them, notable events and the personalities that helped to shape the sport.Each title in the Great Sporting Events series gives a fascinating insight into the great sporting events that thrill sports stars and fans alike. Perfect for readers aged 9 and up.
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  • Gymnastics

    By James Nixon
    Authors:
    James Nixon
    First Sport is a simple, fun series that gives young readers a first look at popular sports and pastimes. Equipment, basic rules and keeping safe are all looked at, as well as learning more advanced skills and taking part in competitions.First Sport: Gymnastics describes what it takes to be a top gymnast. Find out all about basic and more advanced moves and learn about the apparatus, including the beam and high bar.
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  • Usain Bolt

    By Roy Apps, Chris King
    Authors:
    Roy Apps
    Illustrated by:
    Chris King
    Usain had a dream, he wanted to play cricket. But an eagle-eyed coach spotted his sprinting talent at school in Jamaica. Usain soon discovered that the path to becoming a pro-athlete is tough going, and if he was to fulfil his destiny and become the FASTEST MAN ON EARTH, he was going to need every ounce of determination, plus a great sense of humour. This is the story of Usain's discovery, his first athletic events and the Olympic Games.Dream to Win: Usain Bolt is written by expert author Roy Apps for kids with a reading age of 7 (but could also be enjoyed by pre-teens) and illustrated with black-and-white artwork. The stories focus on top athletes and sport personalities, with each dramatic story bringing to life the skill, determination and luck needed to break through into top level competition.This title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of booksto get children reading with confidence. EDGE - for books kids can't put down.
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  • Motorsports

    By Clive Gifford
    Authors:
    Clive Gifford
    Each title in the Great Sporting Events series gives a fascinating insight into the great sporting events that thrill sports stars and fans alike.A must-read for all petrolheads, Great Sporting Events: Motorsports looks at the top car and motorbike races in the world and describes the history behind them, notable events and the personalities that helped to shape the sport.
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  • Cricket

    By Clive Gifford
    Authors:
    Clive Gifford
    Each title in the Great Sporting Events series gives a fascinating insight into the great sporting events that thrill sports stars and fans alike.A must-read for all cricket fans, Great Sporting Events: Cricket looks at the top cricket competitions in the world and describes the history behind them, notable events and the personalities that helped to shape the sport.
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  • MotoGP Rider - Marc Marquez vs Valentino Rossi

    By Paul Mason
    Authors:
    Paul Mason
    Using a classic race as the foundation for the individual stories, this high-energy narrative non-fiction series pitches together two hot racing rivals. From practice to qualifying, grid line-up to crossing the finish line, each book features easy access text in short manageable paragraphs for readers who love their motorsport, but who perhaps shy away from reading.This title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of books to get children reading with confidence. EDGE - for books kids can't put down.
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  • Formula 1 Driver - Lewis Hamilton vs Nico Rosberg

    By Paul Mason
    Authors:
    Paul Mason
    INSIDE TRACK: FORMULA 1 DRIVER - HAMILTON VS ROSBERGUsing a classic race as the foundation for the individual stories, this high-energy narrative non-fiction series pitches together two hot racing rivals. From practice to qualifying, grid line-up to crossing the finish line, each book features easy access text in short manageable paragraphs for readers who love their motorsport, but who perhaps shy away from reading.This title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of books to get children reading with confidence. EDGE - for books kids can't put down.
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  • Tennis

    By Clive Gifford
    Authors:
    Clive Gifford
    A must-read for all tennis fans, Great Sporting Events: Tennis looks at the top tennis competitions in the world and describes the history behind them, notable events and the personalities that helped to shape the sport.Each title in the Great Sporting Events series gives a fascinating insight into the great sporting events that thrill sports stars and fans alike.
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  • Athletics

    By Clive Gifford
    Authors:
    Clive Gifford
    Each title in the Great Sporting Events series gives a fascinating insight into the great sporting events that thrill sports stars and fans alike.A must-read for all athletics fans, Great Sporting Events: Athletics looks at the top athletics competitions in the world and describes the history behind them, notable events and the personalities that helped to shape the sport.
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  • Football

    By James Nixon
    Authors:
    James Nixon
    Are you mad about football and want to start playing yourself? First Sport: Football explores how to play the world's most popular team sport, from the most basic moves to tackling, dribbling and taking corners and free kicks.First Sport is a simple, fun series that gives young readers a first look at popular sports and pastimes. Equipment, basic rules and keeping safe are all looked at, as well as learning more advanced skills and taking part in competitions. Pictures show the sport step-by-step with friendly simple text. Perfect for readers aged 7 and up.
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  • Martial Arts

    By James Nixon
    Authors:
    James Nixon
    Always thought martial arts were cool? Do you want to learn more about them? First Sport: Martial Arts looks at the basic aims and moves of judo, karate and taekwando.First Sport is a simple, fun series that gives young readers a first look at popular sports and pastimes. Equipment, basic rules and keeping safe are all looked at, as well as learning more advanced skills and taking part in competitions. Pictures show the sport step-by-step with simple friendly text. Perfect for readers aged 7 and up.
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  • Perilous Places

    By Helen Greathead
    Authors:
    Helen Greathead
    Would you climb Mount Everest, or dive in the Mariana Trench? Would you rather be lost in the jungle or the desert? These diabolical situations and more will have you running for cover as you plunge into a series of fiendish questions and answers. Brilliant author, Helen Greathead, has plucked some dastardly situations from places all around the world and mashed them up into brain-tastic challenges. All you have to do is choose!So, come on, what would YOU choose?
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