Killer Plants and Other Green Gunk
By 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.
King Flashypants and the Creature From Crong
By 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.
Kart Racer - Lando Norris vs Callum Ilott
By Paul Mason
Using a classic race as the foundation for the individual stories, this high-energy narrative non-fiction series pitches together two hot racing rivals. From practice to grid position, race tactics to crossing the finish line, each book features easy access text in short manageable paragraphs for readers who love their motorsport, but who perhaps shy away from reading.This title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of books to get children reading with confidence. EDGE - for books kids can't put down.
The Kids' Book of Everyday Science
By 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!
By 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.
The Kew Gardens Children's Cookbook
By Caroline Craig, Joe Archer
This beautiful kitchen-garden cookbook, produced in association with the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, contains step-by-step guides to show how easy it is to grow peas, beans, potatoes, carrots and more in your garden, in patio containers or in window boxes or on an allotment. Then transform your home-grown produce into delicious meals and desserts by following easy, step-by-step recipes. By having fun growing different plants, children won't be able to wait to try their tasty produce, encouraging great, healthy eating habits.Learn all about how plants grow, from seeds to seedlings, watering and weeding, to harvesting and composting. Information on minibeasts and garden creatures show how nature works together to help plants grow.Includes advice on cooking tools and utensils and healthy and balanced diets.For inspiration in the garden and the kitchen ... a how-to guide to growing and eating your own fruit and vegetables - Daily ExpressColourful and beautifully illustrated, it is a great aid for fostering a love and understanding of fresh produce and an awareness of a healthy diet - The LadyIf your small child is even vaguely interested in helping you in the garden, or on the allotment, then I'd urge you to get him/her this great book... - Judy Bown, Dig my Veg
By Jennifer Lynn Barnes, Jennifer Lynn Barnes
A young girl has been murdered, her body displayed on the front lawn of her university campus. The killing is vicious - and terrifyingly familiar. Someone is copying the methods of one of the country's most infamous serial killers: Dean's father. Back at the Naturals HQ, Cassie, Dean, Michael, Lia and Sloane are dealing with a new FBI agent - and Agent Sterling is determined to keep them out of trouble. But Dean knows too much about his father's crimes not to get involved, and his fellow Naturals won't let him face this alone. But as the bodies mount up, the Naturals find themselves in a deadly dangerous race against time...
By Lorna Brash
This incredible guide for foodies will have young scientists making yoghurt, exploding cupcakes and ice cream in a bag! While young readers are creating these fun recipes they will also learn about the science behind our food. Readers will learn about what heat does to food molecules, mixing and un-mixing, emulsifying liquids, spreading solids and liquids and so much more. It explores the basic principles of the really cool science of everyday foods, such as why jelly sets, why popcorn pops or why beans give you wind! Recipes included: Pop-tastic popcornSmashing caramel shardsIce cream in a bagDouble-dipped mallow cookiesMini superhero piesGold bullion honeybomb barsBig dipper breadsticksSticky burger stacksTex-mex taco bowl saladPosh fish 'n' chips 'n' dipSuperfood cannelloniChocolate chilliRed velvet whoopee piesChocolate choux puffsExploding cupcakesCustard tartsVery berry chocolate ripple meringuesKitchen sink pot piesHot ice creamSuper seedy flowerpot breadStack 'em high cheesy puff pieBlack & blue bunsStained glass cookiesTropical fruit with gooey chocolate dipIncredible edible tie-dye icesIcy watermelon slicesHot pineapple 'lollies'Super blueberry cheesecakeWobbly strawberry mousse'Magic' apple & blackberry puddingSummer fruit jellyInstant frozen yoghurtSticky banoffee cones
Koalas in a Crisis
By 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?
Kittens in Chaos
By 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!
Keira the Film Star Fairy
By Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper
A real Hollywood blockbuster is filming in Kirsty's village, and the girls have parts as extras! Everything goes like a dream, until Jack Frost's goblins steal Keira the Film Star Fairy's three magical items. Unless Kirsty and Rachel can get the Silver Script, the Magical Megaphone and the Enchanted Clapperboard back, work on a movie set will never go right again.
The King in the Forest
By Michael Morpurgo, 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.
Kitten in the Cold
By 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
Kill Fish Jones
By Caro King, Caro King
Meet Grimshaw and Lampwick the Robber, a curse demon and his master, stuck in Limbo and getting on each others nerves. Grimshaw hasn't had a chance to unleash any destruction in the Real World since Lampwick's death bed curses years ago. When Lampwick has an unexpected opportunity to curse a whole new set of humans, Grimshaw can't believe his luck! There is one young boy on Grimshaw's list: Fish Jones. But Fish has unworldly talents of his own. Unlike other humans, he can see Grimshaw. And as Grimshaw's destructive inventiveness intensifies, it is matched by Fish's ability to escape. Why is Fish able to avoid the curse? And when Grimshaw plans to wreak the ultimate destruction, not just on Fish, but on the world, will young Jones' power be enough to stop him? Full of humour and wild imagination, KILL FISH JONES is a devilishly good read.
The Killer Underpants
By Michael Lawrence
Jiggy McCue has a problem. His new underpants won't come off. Worse still, they have a mind of their own. An evil mind that seems to want to ruin his life. And it's succeeding!
Kipper: Basketful of Kipper 8 Stories
By 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