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A History of Britain Through Art

By Jillian Powell
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Jillian Powell
This book discusses the history of Britain, from ancient settlements right up to our own times. Some of the pictures show momentous events such as the invasion of England by William the Conqueror or the Battle of Britain, which has shaped the history of the country. Other pictures reflect the life of a nation, such as the splendid architecture of a medieval cathedral, the Fire of London and travel in a Victorian omnibus. This approach provides an insight into the history of Britain as seen through the eyes of artists.
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Heartsong

By Kevin Crossley-Holland, Jane Ray
Authors:
Kevin Crossley-Holland
Illustrated by:
Jane Ray
An orphan with no voice but an extraordinary musical gift. A man of music who discovers her gift. Heartsong is a spellbinding tale about the healing power of music, set against the mystery and beauty of Venice."Destined to be a future classic" Manchester Evening News"This is a spectacular book... a quiet, heart-soaring triumph" Big Issue"A very special present for music-loving readers" The TimesAbandoned at the orphanage in Venice as a baby, Laura has never spoken. Her life is transformed when the composer Vivaldi unlocks her passion for music. The seasons turn, dark turns to light and miracles happen.Carnegie award-winning author Kevin Crossley-Holland makes every word a master stroke. This short novel is exquisitely illustrated by acclaimed artist Jane Ray. Her work is inspired by Vivaldi's Four Seasons and the real girls and boys who lived and laughed and worked in the Venetian orphanage.
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  • Halloween

    By Annalees Lim
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    Annalees Lim
    Celebrate Halloween with easy, fun and exciting crafts! In easy-to-follow, step-by-step instruction it shows children how to snip, stick and sprinkle their way through the festive season, and make some brilliant decorations and gifts along the way.Learn how to make Halloween decorations such as a clay pumpkin, spookily brilliant zombie finger puppets and a black cat lantern, plus lots more amazing Halloween ideas!Using readily available, seasonally related materials, the 10 Minute Crafts series is packed full of fun crafts for special occasions. The perfect tool for teachers looking for original ideas as well as parents looking for fun ways to keep kids entertained.
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  • Hidden Animals

    A modern twist on a childhood favourite - rediscover your love of colouring with this stunning new range of colouring books for all ages. With 32 pages of mandalas, birds and butterflies ready to colour, discover the hidden beauty of the natural world.Key scenes are partially coloured to inspire creativity. The perfect way to practice mindfulness and let your inner artist glow.
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  • Horses and Ponies

    By Peter Gray
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    Peter Gray
    Brilliant books for animal artists! These books reinforce key art skills and help young children develop their repertoire. The step-by-step technique takes you from basic outlines to fully coloured up drawings using a range of paints and inks. Featuring popular animals to inspire young artists.
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  • Having Fun With Paper

    By Sarah Medina
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    Sarah Medina
    Let's Do Art: Having Fun with Paper uses a variety of techniques to carry out a range of simple projects.In doing so readers investigate different kinds of art, craft and design enabling them to explore and develop their ideas eg an event in their lives, or a natural object.Projects are easy enough for children to achieve alone, with minimal adult assistance.
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  • Having Fun With Collage

    By Sarah Medina
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    Sarah Medina
    Let's Do Art: Having Fun with Collage uses a variety of techniques to carry out a range of simple projects.In doing so readers investigate different kinds of art, craft and design enabling them to explore and develop their ideas eg an event in their lives, or a natural object.Projects are easy enough for children to achieve alone, with minimal adult assistance.
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