By Gary Jeffrey
A gripping, action-packed introduction to the medieval period in history through a graphic novel approach.A history of Medieval conflict during key episodes of this era of human development. Each book includes three amazing true stories of the times, from kings to paupers, told in graphic comic book style. Further information, illustrated with maps and artwork, gives the reader a background history on each period. In Graphic Medieval History: Knights, find out how English Longbowmen defeated the French knights at the battle of Agincourt; how the French army, led by a girl known as Joan of Arc broke the English siege at Orléans and which English king was the last to die in battle.
By Anna Claybourne
Keeping fit is about keeping your body working well, and avoiding illnesses and injuries. Getting exercise is one of the most important ways to do this, and that's mainly what this book is about. But exercise doesn't just work on its own. There are loads of ways to look after your body, and they all work together. This book is a guide for teens on how to keep fit and healthy.Is is part of the series Healthy for Life, which gives factual information on a range of health issues so teens can get the information they need to be healthy. The books feature fun infographic style illustrations.
The Koala Who Could Board Book
By Rachel Bright, Jim Field
An adorable board book edition of this funny rhyming story about dealing with change and overcoming worries. From the bestselling creators of The Lion Inside.Meet Kevin. A koala who likes to keep things the same. Exactly the same. But sometimes change comes along whether we like it or not... And, as Kevin discovers, if you step outside your comfort zone and try new things, you might just surprise yourself!WINNER of the Sainsbury's Book Award and the Evening Standard Oscar's Book Prize!'Fabulous rhymes, I'm in love with Kevin and would like to buy this for all my friends' children.' Claudia Winkleman'A feel-good rhyming tale . . . Field's Australian animals are a treat' - Bookseller
By Katie Woolley, Ryan Wheatcroft
Why should I wear a helmet when cycling? How do I cross the road safely? How do I stay safe online? What should I do in an emergency? The answers to these and many other questions about keeping safe can be discovered in this lively and informative series. The topic of safety, whether at home, out and about, near water or online, are complemented by charming, clear illustrations. At the back are notes for parents and teachers that provide additional advice and support as well as further activity ideas and information.These titles support the science curriculum at Key Stage One and Key Stage 2, as well as PSHCE topics.The Healthy Me series is aimed at children aged from 5 and up to explain how people can keep fit and be healthy, forming habits that will last a life time. Other titles in the series are: Exercise and Play, Keeping Clean, Eating Well, Taking Medicines, Resting and Sleeping.
By Katie Woolley, Ryan Wheatcroft
Why do I have to wash? What's wrong with biting my nails? Why can't I pick my nose? Why can't I wear the same socks each day? The answers to these and many other questions about hygiene can be discovered in this lively and informative series. The topic of keeping clean is complemented by charming and humorous illustrations. This book is designed for children to begin to learn about the importance of being healthy, and the ways in which we can look after our bodies to keep fit and well. A clean body is very important for keeping illnesses atbay and for feeling good about yourself. Creating good hygiene habits from an early age is vital.At the back are notes for parents and teachers that provide additional advice and support as well as further activity ideas and information.These titles support the science curriculum at Key Stage One and Key Stage 2, as well as PSHCE topics.The Healthy Me series is aimed at children aged from 5 and up to explain how people can keep fit and be healthy, forming habits that will last a life time. Other titles in the series are: Exercise and Play, Eating Well, Keeping Safe, Taking Medicines, Resting and Sleeping.
By Paul Harrison
A Kiss in the Dark
By Cat Clarke
Real, compulsive and intense: Cat Clarke is the queen of emotional suspense. For fans of Paula Hawkins, Gillian Flynn, Megan Abbott and Jandy Nelson.Can love survive the ultimate betrayal? A compelling story of love and identity from a bestselling author.When Alex meets Kate the attraction is instant. Alex is funny, good-looking, and a little shy - everything that Kate wants in a boyfriend. Alex can't help falling for Kate, who is pretty, charming and maybe just a little naive... But one of them is hiding an unbelievable secret, and as their love blossoms, it threatens to ruin not just their relationship, but their lives...
By Virginia Boecker
The usurperElizabeth Grey's former master Blackwell, now revealed as terrifying dark wizard, has crowned himself King of Anglia.The healerAnd little did she expect that handing over the powers of her stigma to save the life of the boy she loves would change him beyond all recognition.The assassinWith only her own strength and skill to rely on now, can Elizabeth hope to overcome Blackwell?And must she sacrifice herself in the attempt?
Kitty at St Clare's
By Enid Blyton
Schooldays at St Clare's are never dull for twins Pat and Isabel O'Sullivan in Enid Blyton's much-loved boarding school series.In book six, Pat breaks her arm and misses the first weeks of term. Will Pat be upset when new girl Amanda becomes Isabel's new best friend?Expect more mischief at St Clare's!Between 1941 and 1946, Enid Blyton wrote six novels set at St Clare's. Books 5, 6 and 9 are authorised sequels of the series written by Pamela Cox and feature storylines set in between the original Blyton novels. These books were published in 2000/2008 and are unillustrated.
By Michael Gallagher
World War Two is a series of fact-packed books on key aspects of the Second World War. Each title offers an appealing, magazine-style design and contains readable narrative text plus panels focusing on personalities, events, weapons, documents and other background information. Also included are mini timelines that highlight the dates of important events to keep a clear chronological picture in readers' minds.Key Battles investigates the battles that were vital to the outcome of World War Two, from the Nazi Blitzkrieg of Poland in 1939 to The Battle of Okinawa in the Pacific right at the the end of the war.
By Peter Hepplewhite
Explore the world of some of the toughest, scariest and most fearsome fighters. Facts and stats on training, weapons and fighting styles will tell you everything you want to know about our Greatest Warriors!
By A. J. Stones
Can you imagine leaving your home and your family, and moving hundreds of miles away, to a different country, because it was too dangerous to stay in your own country? During World War II, this was the situation millions of people, many of them children, faced. Stories of World War II: Kindertransport tells the story of the Jewish children who left Germany, Austria, Czechoslovakia and Poland without their parents in 1939, before the outbreak of World War II, and came to Britain on the Kindertransport. The book explains what happened, why they had to leave their homes, how they came to Britain and what happened to them when they arrived. Much of the material on which the book is based comes from The National Archives, and so is made up of government documents and reports from during World War II. This gives the book a real grounding in fact and in history - it is a true account of what life was like for the children of the Kindertransport during World War II.The other book in the series, Stories of World War II: Evacuation, tells the story of children evacuated from British towns and cities to the countryside during World War II.
By Honor Head
This book asks and answers questions about keeping clean. It explores why you should wash, how you can stop germs spreading, how to keep hair and teeth clean and much more.It is part of the Let's Read and Talk About series which includes ready-to-use questions and discussion points to help young readers gain more from their reading experience, and to give busy teachers and parents quality extension material. The concepts are supported with photographs and 'Take action' panels to get the reader involved in research and experiments.
By Honor Head
Find out all about keeping fit from how to get started, what exercise does for the body to how exercise can help you at school.Keeping Fit is part of the Let's Read and Talk About series. Each book has a range of questions to help children with speaking and listening skills, and 'take action' panels which give ideas for activities. Free downloadable activity sheets are also available to accompany the books at: www.franklinwatts.co.uk/downloads.
By Annabelle Lynch
Find out all about the bravest knights, from what they wore to how they fought - in this new series of non-fiction readers.Leapfrog Learners offer fun facts in accessible text, perfect for building reading confidence.
By David West
Introducing knights! Do you know how men (and some women) became knights? Or what happens to a knight who is captured in battle? What about knights from other countries, what were they called? Well this book will tell you! A perfect introduction for kids who want to know what being a knight was all about. Bite-sized facts mean you can dip into this book at random, or read it cover to cover. Part of the series Lots of Things You Want to Know About, four books that take a look at some of the most dangerous jobs...ever! Aimed at children aged 7+, these books combine large full colour illustrations and simple paragraphs of text to encourage children to read around these high-interest topics.
By James Nixon
Impress your friends (and yourself) with just how much you know about Knights! Loads of facts and stats will bring the world of knights to life, the weapons and armour, training, fighting and medieval life. Read this book to ensure you really do Know It All!Part of the series Know It All - there are eight books in this series covering everything from Cars and Pirates to Inventions and Dangerous Animals.
Keep Your Cool: How to Deal with Life's Worries and Stress
By Aaron Balick (Dr), Clotilde Szymanski
Does life keep making you stressed, worried and unable to achieve what you want? Then this book is for you! Deal with issues such as bullying, family strife, exam panic and what it means to be you in your life. Filled with lots of practical activities providing support and guidance and advice on techniques such as mindfulness, this book will keep you cool, calm and collected in the modern world.Addressing serious issues such as bullying, family strife and exam panics, this title offers support and guidance on how to manage difficult relationships, situations and build self-esteem. Includes a vast selection of exercises to help the reader stay focused and in control, such as yoga, mindfulness, breathing exercises and rationalising activities.
By David Almond
Kit has just moved to Stoneygate with his family, to live with his ageing grandfather who is gradually succumbing to Alzheimer's Disease. Stoneygate is an insular place, scarred by its mining history - by the danger and death it has brought them. Where the coal mine used to be there is now a wilderness. Here Kit meets Askew, a surly and threatening figure who masterminds the game called Death, a frightening ritual of hypnotism; and Kit makes friends with Allie, the clever school troublemaker. As Kit struggles to adjust to his new life and the gradual failing of his beloved grandfather, these two friendships pull him towards a terrifying resolution. Haunted by ghosts of the past, Kit must confront death and - ultimately - life.A stunning novel from the author of the modern children's classic Skellig - winner of the Carnegie Medal and the Whitbread Children's Book Award. David Almond is also winner of the 2010 Hans Christian Andersen award.
By Laura Durman
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a medieval warrior? In Knights you'll learn all about the lives of these brave champions. Find out how knights were trained, why coats of arms were so important and how knights fought on the battlefield.Part of the series Knights and Castles, you can find out the answers to all of these questions and much more!