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  • Your Teacher

    By Roy Apps, Nick Sharratt
    Authors:
    Roy Apps
    Illustrated by:
    Nick Sharratt
    Funny and fast moving, with just the right level of Dennis-the-Menace-type mischief, How to Handle: Your Teacher is perfect for readers who love a good laugh (largely at the expense of teachers!).Inside you'll find highly expert* advice to help identify teacher 'types', and hints about where teachers actually come from (I'll give you a clue, it's not Earth), plus support to get you through your S(PL)ATS. There's also an exclusive look behind-the-scenes at what really goes on in the staffroom - oh, and some silly quizzes.WARNING: contains daft material that kids might actually enjoy reading. Perfect for readers aged 7+.*Written by a BAFTA award winning author, Roy Apps, and illustrated by Nick Sharratt - winner of the Nestle Book Award.
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  • Football

    By Annabelle Lynch
    Authors:
    Annabelle Lynch
    Read all about the world's favourite game - football - in this new series of non-fiction readers.Leapfrog Learners offer fun facts in accessible text, perfect for building reading confidence.
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  • Ancient Egypt

    By Anna Nilsen, David Lopez
    Authors:
    Anna Nilsen
    Illustrated by:
    David Lopez
    Dive into the world of Ancient Egypt and help save Granny from an ancient curse by completeing the puzzles in the book.Puzzle Heroes is an interactive series of very fun, visually-led books containing an adventure or challenge on every page. There are plenty of search-and-find elements in the style of Where's Wally?, combined with topics of educational value, where fun facts help with the challenges. This gives plenty of opportunity to use the book as an extra learning tool - but ultimately the quests are fantastic fun, engrossing readers to the extent that they won't realise they are learning.
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  • Craft Skills

    By Stephanie Turnbull
    Authors:
    Stephanie Turnbull
    Craft Skills will show you how to get started on a wide range of craft projects. Packed with ideas and techniques, it includes tips and advice on a whole range of crafting skills, such as weaving and origami and how to make different types of puppets and models. Advice at the end of the book suggests what you could do with these crafting skills in terms of a future career in a creative industry.Part of the series, Superskills. Six books packed with tips on how to improve your technique in a range of creative fields.
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  • Acting Skills

    By Stephanie Turnbull
    Authors:
    Stephanie Turnbull
    Acting Skills will show you how to get started on a wide range of performance projects. Packed with ideas and techniques, it includes tips and advice on a whole range of acting skills, such as improvisation and miming and how to make the best use of props, make-up and lighting. This book takes you through some of the skills you might need to put on a performance of your own. Part of the series, Superskills. Six books packed with tips on how to improve your technique in a range of creative fields aimed at children aged 9+.
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  • Start a Blog!

    By Matt Anniss
    Authors:
    Matt Anniss
    Got something interesting to say? Find out how to make your blogging voice stand out from the crowd with this brilliant book. Packed with hints, skills and tips to get you noticed, this book will help you to focus all of that creative energy!A brilliant guide for people who want to get their message out there. What will your blog be about? Is it informative on something your passionate about, an online diary of your thoughts, or is it pure entertainment to make people laugh? Whatever you have to say this book will take you through the steps you'll need to create a blog and hopefully get yourself noticed!Find Your Talent is an exciting resource of six books for young teenagers who might need a bit of help breaking into some competitive and creative industries. Hints, tips and inside scoops encourages them to experiment and will help them to refine their techniques.
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  • Make a Podcast!

    By Matt Anniss
    Authors:
    Matt Anniss
    Got something interesting to say? Find out what it takes to make a podcast with this brilliant book. Packed with Hints, skills and tips to get you noticed, this book will help you to focus all of that creative energy!A brilliant guide for people who want to get their message out there. What will your podcast be about? Is it informative about something your passionate about, a story that you want to tell in bite-sized instalments, or is it pure entertainment to make people laugh? Whatever you have to say this book will take you through the steps You'll need to make your podcast and hopefully get yourself noticed!Find Your Talent is an exciting resource of six books for young teenagers who might need a bit of help breaking into some competitive and creative industries. Hints, tips and inside scoops encourages them to experiment and will help them to refine their techniques.
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  • Your School

    By Roy Apps, Nick Sharratt
    Authors:
    Roy Apps
    Illustrated by:
    Nick Sharratt
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  • My Growing Body

    By Caryn Jenner
    Authors:
    Caryn Jenner
    In this book children can find out all about how their body's grow and what it needs. It explores why people are different sizes and how and when children learn new skills. All About Me explores topics that are important to young children as they grow up. The text and pictures provide lots of talking points while questions help children to relate information to themselves and discover their similarities and differences.
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  • My Feelings

    By Caryn Jenner
    Authors:
    Caryn Jenner
    What is a life cycle? What does your body need to grow? Why are people different sizes? How do you learn new skills? In this book find out all about your growing body.All About Me explores topics that are important to young children as they grow up. The text and pictures provide lots of talking points while questions help children to relate information to themselves and discover their similarities and differences.
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  • Your Mum

    By Roy Apps, Nick Sharratt
    Authors:
    Roy Apps
    Illustrated by:
    Nick Sharratt
    This super silly book is here to 'help' children with all mum-related problems (so add it to the basket quick, before your mum spots it in her order, erhem!)Inside you'll find highly expert* advice, from identifying mum 'types' to solving mum problems, how to identify super-mum powers and, of course, how to defend yourself against them. This hilarious handbook helps you to train your mum - frankly, before it's too late - and has some cool quizzes to test your mum-handling skills.WARNING: contains daft material that kids might actually enjoy reading. Perfect for readers aged 7+.*Written by a BAFTA award winning author, Roy Apps, and illustrated by Nick Sharratt - winner of the Nestle Book Award.
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  • Make an Animation!

    By Sarah Levete
    Authors:
    Sarah Levete
    Have you got a passion for all things animated? Find out how to create animations from drawing characters to filming with this brilliant book. Packed with hints, skills and tips to get you noticed, this book will help you to focus all of that creative energy! Guiding you from first concept through to finished animation, the insider knowledge is invaluable. Part of the Find Your Talent series. Books to help young people get a head start in aspirational careers in some of the toughest industries to crack.
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  • Make a Film!

    By Jim Pipe
    Authors:
    Jim Pipe
    Have you got the talent to make a film? Find out what it takes to make a film with this brilliant book. Packed with hints, skills and tips to get you noticed, this book will help you to focus all of that creative energy! Guiding you from first concept through to finished film, the insider knowledge is invaluable. Part of the Find Your Talent series. Books to help young people get a head start in aspirational careers in some of the toughest industries to crack.
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  • My Family

    By Caryn Jenner
    Authors:
    Caryn Jenner
    What is your family like? Is it big or small? Do you have brothers or sisters? Do you argue with them? Do you have lots of cousins? In this book, find out all about different families and then think about your own. All about Me explores topics that are important to young children as they grow up. The text and pictures provide lots of talking points while questions help children to relate information to themselves and discover their similarities and differences.
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  • Animals

    By Toby Reynolds, Paul Calver
    Authors:
    Toby Reynolds, Paul Calver
    This bright and attractive book introduces lots of different animals to support your child's early learning. Using familiar animals, objects and concepts each spread takes a thematic approach to learning. Photographs rather than illustrations help to reinforce their learning and the book takes a flexible approach, asking key questions on each page but with enough scope to make up questions of your own.There are four titles in the series, Start To Learn. Alphabet, Numbers, Animals and Words.
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  • My Birth

    By Caryn Jenner
    Authors:
    Caryn Jenner
    How did you begin? Where did you come from? How were you born? In this book find out where babies come from, how you developed inside your mum and what you needed as a newborn baby.All about Me explores topics that are important to young children as they grow up. The text and pictures provide lots of talking points while questions help children to relate information to themselves and discover their similarities and differences.Advisory: This book contains information about the facts of life.
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  • Happy Baby: Mealtime

    By Toby Reynolds, Paul Calver
    Authors:
    Toby Reynolds, Paul Calver
    Make mealtime even more fun with this colourful board book. Simple counting, shape and colour exercises using familiar mealtime objects will encourage your baby's development.Part of the series Happy Baby, the four titles in the range each focus on a key part of your baby's day.
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  • Easy Mind and Body Tricks

    By Stephanie Turnbull
    Authors:
    Stephanie Turnbull
    Great magicians always have a few mid and body tricks in their repertoire so why not learn some yourself? These tricks don't require any equipment at all - just your mind and your body. You can amaze your friends with tricks like the 'body controller' or the 'invisible attack' trick whenever you have a spare moment.Part of the series Beginner Magic, these four books cover basic magic tricks without the need for expensive equipment. They are fun to learn and can be performed almost anywhere!
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  • Easy Pen and Paper Tricks

    By Stephanie Turnbull
    Authors:
    Stephanie Turnbull
    Great magicians always have a few simple pen and paper tricks up their sleeves, so why not learn some yourself? A pen and paper is easy to carry around so you can surprise your friends with a quick trick. Make your friends think you are a mind-reader, a maths genius or a master of illusion with these magic tricks.Part of the series Beginner Magic, these four books cover basic magic tricks without the need for expensive equipment. They are fun to learn and can be performed almost anywhere!
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  • Happy Baby: Bedtime

    By Toby Reynolds, Paul Calver
    Authors:
    Toby Reynolds, Paul Calver
    Make bedtime even more fun with this colourful board book. Simple counting, shape and colour exercises using familiar bedtime objects will encourage your baby's development.Part of the series Happy Baby, the four titles in the range each focus on a key part of your baby's day.
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