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  • Killer Plants and Other Green Gunk

    By Anna Claybourne
    Authors:
    Anna Claybourne
    Killer Plants investigates all things green and gross, from insect-eating pitcher plants to giant lilies that smell of rotting corpses.Disgusting and Dreadful Science features a look at the weird, revolting and shocking aspects of science for children at KS2. From plants and life cycles to the human body and animal adaptations, the books offer fascinating facts, fun examples and true-life stories to provide ways in to understanding solid scientific principles. Perfect for readers aged 9 and up.
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  • King Flashypants and the Creature From Crong

    By Andy Riley
    Authors:
    Andy Riley
    "Brilliantly original and hilarious. It's nearly as good as one of my books." DAVID WALLIAMS"Two words - such fun!" MIRANDA HART"Beautiful, inventive and laugh-out-loud funny." SUE PERKINSGreat to read aloud with children of 5+ and perfect for newly independent readers of 7+.When rumours of a huge and terrifying monster called the Voolith reach Edwinland, King Edwin Flashypants decides that, to be a proper king, he needs to go and fight it. Meanwhile, Emperor Nurbison has had a similar idea, but he has a much sneakier plan for what he can do with the Voolith. And it involves squishing Edwinland. Hold tight for another thrilling Flashypants adventure, with jousting, vegetables, fire-breathing toads and plenty of FOO-HOO-HOOing.
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  • King Flashypants and the Evil Emperor

    By Andy Riley, Mathew Baynton
    Authors:
    Andy Riley
    Read by:
    Mathew Baynton
    "Edwin isn't an ordinary boy. He is a king, with a throne, and his own suit of armour and a castle with secret passages and everything."Every Friday, King Edwin spends all his money on chocolate for the peasants. But when the money runs out, Edwin finds himself in a fix. Cue the arrival of evil Emperor Nurbison, in his pointy-collared black cloak and accompanied by scary striding music. He has had his eye on Edwin's kingdom for a while and intends to use the peasants' unhappiness to his advantage!When the emperor builds a fake dragon out of a cow, green crepe paper, furry monster novelty slippers and two birthday cake candles, to scare the peasants, Edwin knows it's time to come up with the first sneaky plan he's ever had in his life ...
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    The Kids' Book of Everyday Science

    By Kelly Doudna
    Authors:
    Kelly Doudna
    Can you move a mug using a balloon? Make a square bubble? Can you turn soap into salt? How much water is in a plant?This book includes 40 simple science activities using everyday items to do experiments about temperature, pressure, water, air, heat, plants and many more. Using everyday items such as balloons, bubbles, plants, potatoes and popcorn, each fun and easy activity includes how-to photos, step-by-step instructions and simple explanations of the science behind the experiments. Supply and tool lists and safety information are included, and tips and extra information are provided to extend and expand the scientific experience.Get kids thinking like scientists in no time at all!
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  • Keeping Healthy

    By Peter Riley
    Authors:
    Peter Riley
    Ways into Science: Keeping Healthy looks at what we can do to keep our body healthy, from eating good food to taking lots of exercise and getting enough sleep.A first science series that introduces young readers to basic science principles in a friendly and accessible way. Early scientific skills are taught through a combination of experiments, activities and key questions, designed to get young scientists thinking! Written by award-winning author Peter Riley, who has trialled the material extensively in schools. Suits the requirements of the National Curriculum at KS1.
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  • Koalas in a Crisis

    By Lucy Daniels
    Authors:
    Lucy Daniels
    Animal Ark is the veterinary surgery run by Mandy Hope's parents. If there are animals to be protected or looked after, Mandy is always there to help.Mandy longs to see her first koala and she's not disappointed when she visits the wildlife sanctuary. But her joy turns to dismay when she learns that the koalas and their babies are threatened. Can Mandy save the koalas from starvation?KOALAS IN A CRISIS is one of the best-loved ANIMAL ARK stories. Have you read them all?
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  • Kittens in Chaos

    By Lucy Daniels
    Authors:
    Lucy Daniels
    Animals always come first for Mandy Hope, and at Animal Ark - her parents' busy vet surgery - Mandy is always making new friends.SIAMESE IN THE SUN: Mandy and James have gone to Jersey with Mandy's mum and dad to look after a local veterinary surgery. They spot a gorgeous Siamese cat ornament in the window of an antiques shop - but they soon discover that Sud Su Ming is a real cat! Mandy thinks she should be entered in the prestigious island cat show but how can she - and Ming - persuade her reluctant owner?CAT IN THE CANDLELIGHT: Welford is in the grip of a flood when, late one night, Mandy rescues a cat washed to Animal Ark in a barrel. Where can it have come from? Despite the weather, Mandy is determined to find a home for the little cat - and to arrange some seasonal celebrations that the village will never forget!
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  • The King in the Forest

    By Michael Morpurgo, Tony Kerins
    Authors:
    Michael Morpurgo
    Illustrated by:
    Tony Kerins
    As a boy, Tod saves the small white fawn from certain death. They grow up together but when the fine stag leaves, Tod could never have predicted that he would become so powerful that he becomes King. And no kingdom can have two kings.
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  • Kitten in the Cold

    By Lucy Daniels
    Authors:
    Lucy Daniels
    Mandy and James are helping to raise money for sick little Alex Hasting's treatment. Alex's pet kitten, Amber, is helping keep her spirits up, but when Amber vanishes, Alex is heartbroken. Where could the kitten be?(P) Hodder Children's Books 1998
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  • The Killer Underpants

    By Michael Lawrence, Kris Marshall
    Authors:
    Michael Lawrence
    Read by:
    Kris Marshall
    (P) Orchard Books 2010
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  • Kipper: Kipper Activity Book 2

    By Mick Inkpen
    Authors:
    Mick Inkpen
    Kipper is a favourite amongst children and adults alike. These first activity books help encourage manual dexterity, numeracy and literacy. Full of colour and lots of fun, these are a must for all young Kipper fans.
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  • Kipper: Kipper's 1st Activity Book

    By Mick Inkpen
    Authors:
    Mick Inkpen
    Kipper is a favourite amongst children and adults alike. These first activity books help encourage manual dexterity, numeracy and literacy. Full of colour and lots of fun, these are a must for all young Kipper fans.
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  • Kipper: Basketful of Kipper 8 Stories

    By Mick Inkpen
    Authors:
    Mick Inkpen
    In her inimitable style, Dawn French reads:KipperKipper's ToyboxKipper's BirthdayKipper's Snowy DayKipper & RolyKipper's MonsterKipper's A to ZKipper's Christmas Eve
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    Kipper's Treehouse Lift-the-Flap Book

    By Mick Inkpen
    Authors:
    Mick Inkpen
    Kipper has built a treehouse. Kipper's friend, Tiger, comes to visit but suddenly the treehouse seems very high up. Poor Tiger! Kipper has to do some quick thinking to get him down.Young children everywhere will love lifting the flaps to see what's in the tree and to help Tiger down. There is a whole range of Kipper books to choose from: classic picture books, novelty board books, pop up books, sticker books and lift-the-flap books.
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    Kipper's Lost Ball

    By Mick Inkpen
    Authors:
    Mick Inkpen
    Kipper's big red ball is lost! But is it inside? Outside? In the sandpit? Or stuck in the tree?Very young children everywhere will love lifting the flaps to help Kipper and his friends find it.There is a whole range of Kipper books to choose from: classic picture books, novelty board books, sticker books and lift-the-flap books.
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