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  • Wild Animals

    By Pat-a-Cake, Lauren Holowaty, Maria Neradova
    Authors:
    Pat-a-Cake, Lauren Holowaty
    Illustrated by:
    Maria Neradova
    This is a great book for all children who love to create amazing pictures. It's crammed with different scenes to decorate, from woodland to desert, to a huge fold-out underwater scene - there are plenty of places for wild animals of every kind to feel at home. Simple activities like matching and spotting games as well as well as lots of colouring add to the fun.Frustration-free, big stickers with special arrows that show the easiest way to peel off the stickers will be very popular with little ones.Also available: Big Stickers for Tiny Hands: Things That Go, Farm, Out and About
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  • Where's Horrid Henry Colouring Book

    By Francesca Simon
    Authors:
    Francesca Simon
    A fun-packed Horrid Henry colouring book, stuffed with tricky things to search for and find, and filled with pages of Horrid Henry chaos to colour in!Go mad with 32 pages of fiendish things to spot and colour in - join Henry and his friends (and evilest enemies!) on their awesome adventures - from birthday parties and camping trips to hiding out at a spooky haunted house. With pages of illustrated Horrid Henry scenes to colour in, this is the perfect boredom-busting book!Get creative with Horrid Henry!
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  • Weather and Seasons

    By Jillian Powell
    Authors:
    Jillian Powell
    What is weather? Why do we have seasons? Explore the amazing variety of weather that can be experienced on our planet and why the seasons are so important for life on Earth. From beautiful sunny days to raging storms; from the blossoming of life in spring to the cold, icy winter, this book explains why the planet needs to undergo all of these changes throughout the year.Part of the series Discover Through Craft. Six books that explore key curriculum topics using a mixture of activities, quizzes, facts and crafts. For children aged 7-9.
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  • A Whole World to Colour In

    A brand new colouring book bursting with some of the most beloved scenes and characters from the bestselling and iconic Asterix series.Featuring battles, banquets and of course, Romans, bring the world of Asterix to life with 112 pages of exquisite original line art, ready to colour.This is the perfect gift for Asterix fans old and new!
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  • White Storm

    By M. G. Harris
    Authors:
    M. G. Harris
    Ben Carrington is a member of an elite, top-secret rescue organisation - Gemini Force. When he finds himself and his friends in danger, Ben must compete with hostile ice and storms to pull off their most gruelling mission yet. Impossible rescues. Maximum risk. This is Gemini Force 1.An action-packed new installment, perfect for fans of Charlie Higson, Anthony Horowitz and Robert Muchamore.
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    Wrestling

    By Chris St John
    Authors:
    Chris St John
    Taking part in a wrestling bout is really exciting and something every child can learn to do. Using step-by-step photographs, this book shows how to prepare for a wrestling competition and how to prepare before they set foot on the mat. It includes star profiles of inspirational biographies of wrestling masters and top tips that provide hints, from how to lift an opponent correctly to how to change tactics in the blink of an eye.
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  • Wicked Wildlife

    By Helen Greathead
    Authors:
    Helen Greathead
    Would you swim with alligators or piranha? Would you fight a bear or a giant squid? 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 sticky situations (and some sharp spiny ones, too!) from the world of wildlife 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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  • Wayne Rooney and Jermain Defoe

    By Rory Callan
    Authors:
    Rory Callan
    Two sensational life stories in one fact-packed book!Wayne Rooney is a national hero - a super-skilled striker with a quick touch and deadly shot. He has won trophies for both club and country. Now you can read Wayne's golden story, from his first club appearance to his World Cup performances, inside.Jermain Defoe is one of England's most successful modern-day strikers - with a killer instinct. But he's had to fight every step of the way become the best at what he does."Football All-Stars is an essential read for every football fan!"
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  • Wildlife Wonders

    By Anna Nilsen, Dave Smith
    Authors:
    Anna Nilsen
    Illustrated by:
    Dave Smith
    Dive into this exciting book full of amazing creatures all around the world and help save Mum from evil poachers by completing the puzzles.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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  • Wild Trail: Hiking and Camping

    By Neil Champion
    Authors:
    Neil Champion
    Hiking and walking have always been popular pursuits. Our planet is so beautiful that sometimes the only way to truly appreciate it is by getting out there and experiencing it for yourself. Whether you want to walk for a day or even for weeks, this book explores exactly what you will need to get started in this exciting pursuit. From protective clothing and the basic equipment, to joining a hiking club, navigation skills or even planning adventures of your own. You'll find everything you need to get out there and enjoy walking! You'll need to stay safe too, so there is plenty of advice about how to minimise the risks and an emphasis on making sure you never venture out if you are not fit enough or are without the right equipment.This book also takes a look at some of the world's best hiking spots and tells the amazing survival stories of some famous (and not so famous) adventurers. Part of the six book series Adventure Outdoors. An action-packed introduction to some of the most popular outdoor pursuits. Suitable for KS2-3.
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  • Wild Water: Canoeing and Kayaking

    By Neil Champion
    Authors:
    Neil Champion
    Canoeing and kayaking are hugely popular adventure sports - boats that were originally designed for hunters in places like Canada are now made from high-tech materials and are now used in competitive sport as well as a means of travel. This book explores exactly what you will need to get started in this exciting pursuit. From the boat and the protective equipment, to paddling styles, skills, taking part in competitions and events or even planning adventures of your own. You'll find everything you need to get out there and enjoy some wild water! You'll need to stay safe too, so there is plenty of advice about how to minimise the risks and an emphasis on making sure you never venture out on the water alone.This book also takes a look at some of the world's best canoeing spots and tells the amazing survival stories of some famous (and not so famous) paddlers. Part of the six book series Adventure Outdoors. An action-packed introduction to some of the most popular outdoor pursuits. Suitable for KS2-3.
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  • Wild Rock: Climbing and Mountaineering

    By Neil Champion
    Authors:
    Neil Champion
    Imagine scaling a sheer rock face, relying on your own strength and skill to keep you moving upwards! This book explores exactly what you will need to get started in this exciting pursuit. From the equipment, basic climbing techniques and how to tie knots to more advanced survival skills you might need in the wild outdoors, you'll find everything you need to inspire you to enjoy some wild climbing! You'll need to stay safe too, so there is plenty of advice about how to minimise the risks. The book also suggests joining an indoor club to begin with to ensure you get the right advice form trained professionalsThis book also takes a look at some of the different types of climbing, such as scrambling and bouldering, or climbing on ice and snow. It also tells the amazing survival stories of some famous (and not so famous) climbers.Part of the six book series Adventure Outdoors. An action-packed introduction to some of the most popular outdoor pursuits. Suitable for KS2-3.
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  • Wild Biking: Off-Road Mountain Biking

    By Neil Champion
    Authors:
    Neil Champion
    Mountain biking is one of the most popular adventure sports of all time - and it's also one of the most modern as it only dates back to the 1970s! This book explores exactly what you will need to get started in this exciting pursuit. From the bike and the protective equipment, to riding styles, skills, joining a club and racing in events, you'll find everything you need to get out there and enjoy some wild biking! You'll need to stay safe too, so there is plenty of advice about how to minimise the risks.This book also takes a look at some of the world's best mountain biking trails and tells the amazing survival stories of some famous (and not so famous) mountain bikers. Part of the six book series Adventure Outdoors. An action-packed introduction to some of the most popular outdoor pursuits. Suitable for KS2-3.
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  • Winter Action Sports

    By Jim Brush
    Authors:
    Jim Brush
    This is it, the moment eXtreme Games fans have been waiting for! Winter Action Sports launches you into the world of the X-Games tournament, featuring all the current competition events, including in this edition Snowboarding, Snowmobile Racing and Skiing. Plus the people that make them happen - the competitors - including X-Games heroes past and present.Competition break down Event record tables Action sport factsSuper star biographies X-Games AsiaAnd don't forget the Summer Action Sports edition, which features X-Games stars and competition events:- BMX- Moto-X- Rally Car Racing- SkateboardingGo get it now!
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  • Writing a Blog

    By Luisa Plaja
    Authors:
    Luisa Plaja
    This series offers a shortcut to instant expertise! Quick Expert's Guides are aimed at teens and 'tweens who are keen to know more about a popular topic but who may be put off the idea of having to read wordy or technical guides. Each title includes features that break down technical/scientific/complex aspects of the subject, inspirational case studies, activities and a final project to test the reader's new skills. Chapter round-ups also offer tips on key words and phrases as well as boosting self esteem and confidence, in order to walk the walk and talk the talk of a true expert.
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  • Wild Underground: Caves and Caving

    By Neil Champion
    Authors:
    Neil Champion
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  • Windsurfing & Kite Surfing

    By Anne-Marie Laval
    Authors:
    Anne-Marie Laval
    This series captures the excitement and thrill of sports and activities whose appeal lies in speed and a hint of danger -- guaranteed to give participant a rush of adrenalin. Illustrated with spectacular photography throughout, each book is packed with information about the activity, breaking it into sections which look at why take part, where it take places, the equipment needed, competitions, etc. The books are principally aspirational, so focus on the background to the sport rather than 'how do it' but the books do include ideas on how you get started and make any safety concerns absolutely clear.
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  • Wind Instruments

    By Anita Ganeri
    Authors:
    Anita Ganeri
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  • Wayne Rooney

    By Roy Apps, Chris King
    Authors:
    Roy Apps
    Illustrated by:
    Chris King
    Ever had a dream -- a dream to win? Wayne had a dream -- to be a world-class football player.This is the story of Wayne's early years and his break through into the England football team.
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