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  • Easter

    By Jasmine Brooke
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    Jasmine Brooke
    This book explores the festival of Easter and the story behind it and features six simple origami projects for your own festive fun! The book shows how people around the world celebrate Easter both in church and at home. Attractively designed, its simple text and wonderful full-colour photos make this an essential book for children celebrating or learning about the festival. The origami activities are accessible to all and are explained with step-by-step illustrations. Your fantastic creations can be used as decorations for the festival, for presents, to impress your teacher for a Easter school project or simply to wow your friends!The book is part of the Origami Festivals series, which bring religious festivals to life through origami art. Each festival is examined in detail, from its history to its significance today and the manner in which people worldwide celebrate it. Origami craft activities engage the reader in each festival and add a fun art and design element to the series. A religious and interactive craft series for children aged 9+.
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  • Edgar Degas

    By Alix Wood
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    Alix Wood
    Great Artists introduces young readers to some of the world's great artists. The books feature easy-to-read text and some of the most famous examples of each artist's work, as well as photographs of places and people of importance.
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  • Ellie Simmonds

    By Clive Gifford
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    Clive Gifford
    The series focuses on the people who inspire children today. This title looks at the life of Ellie Simmonds, the troubles she has overcome and the sacrifices she has made to become the swimming champion that she is today. Learn about her performances at the Beijing Olympics and at London 2012, and how she has made an impact on Paralympic sport.
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  • Easter

    By Annalees Lim
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    Annalees Lim
    Using readily available, seasonally related materials, this series is packed full of fun crafts for special occasions. The projects are explained in easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions, and are perfect for teachers looking for original ideas as well as time-poor parents. In 10 Minute Crafts: Easter, children can learn how to make an Easter bonnet, fluffy Easter chicks, a sparkling shower hanging and cute bunny egg cups for their Easter eggs, along with lots of other great Easter crafts for kids.
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  • Easy Crafts

    By Rita Storey, Anna-Marie D'cruz
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    Rita Storey, Anna-Marie D'cruz
    Jampacked with children's craft projects, from masks and musical instruments to toys, puppets and greeting cards. There are ideas for school-related projects on subjects such as seasons, festivals, events and special days - children can broaden their creativity by learning to make a carnival jester mask, a Chinese dragon puppet, a kaleidoscope or an origami card, plus many more exciting ideas. The easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions make these projects quick, easy and enjoyable to do. Using readily available materials, these crafts will appeal to boys and girls alike.What are you waiting for? Get crafting and get creating!
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  • EDGE: How to Handle Your Mum

    By Roy Apps, Nick Sharratt
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    Roy Apps
    Illustrated by:
    Nick Sharratt
    This super silly book is here to 'help' children with all mum-related problems (so add it to the basket quick, before your mum spots it in her order, erhem!)Inside you'll find highly expert* advice, from identifying mum 'types' to solving mum problems, how to identify super-mum powers and, of course, how to defend yourself against them. This hilarious handbook helps you to train your mum - frankly, before it's too late - and has some cool quizzes to test your mum-handling skills.WARNING: contains daft material that kids might actually enjoy reading. Perfect for readers aged 7+.*Written by a BAFTA award winning author, Roy Apps, and illustrated by Nick Sharratt - winner of the Nestle Book Award.
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    The Easter Book

    By Rita Storey
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    Rita Storey
    Have a great Easter with this bumper book, containing all you need to have an egg-stra special time! In here you will find the Easter story, hot cross buns, Easter bonnets, eggs galore and much, much more! Impress everyone with your Easter knowledge and entertain them with your Easter jokes. This book is packed with craft activities and recipes, so that you can make Easter gifts for all your friends and family.Suitable for readers aged 6+.
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  • Easy Mind and Body Tricks

    By Stephanie Turnbull
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    Stephanie Turnbull
    Great magicians always have a few mid and body tricks in their repertoire so why not learn some yourself? These tricks don't require any equipment at all - just your mind and your body. You can amaze your friends with tricks like the 'body controller' or the 'invisible attack' trick whenever you have a spare moment.Part of the series Beginner Magic, these four books cover basic magic tricks without the need for expensive equipment. They are fun to learn and can be performed almost anywhere!
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  • Easy Pen and Paper Tricks

    By Stephanie Turnbull
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    Stephanie Turnbull
    Great magicians always have a few simple pen and paper tricks up their sleeves, so why not learn some yourself? A pen and paper is easy to carry around so you can surprise your friends with a quick trick. Make your friends think you are a mind-reader, a maths genius or a master of illusion with these magic tricks.Part of the series Beginner Magic, these four books cover basic magic tricks without the need for expensive equipment. They are fun to learn and can be performed almost anywhere!
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  • Easy Card Tricks

    By Stephanie Turnbull
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    Stephanie Turnbull
    Great magicians always have a few card tricks up their sleeves so why not learn some yourself? A pack of cards is easy to carry around so you can surprise your friends anytime with a quick trick, such as 'jumping jacks', the 'amazing mind-reader' or 'chase that ace' whenever you have a spare moment.Part of the series Beginner Magic, these four books cover basic magic tricks without the need for expensive equipment. They are fun to learn and can be performed almost anywhere!
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  • Easy Coin Tricks

    By Stephanie Turnbull
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    Stephanie Turnbull
    Great magicians always have a few coin tricks up their sleeves so why not learn some yourself? Coins are easy to carry around so you can surprise your friends with a quick trick such as the 'disappearing coin', the 'money mind-reader' and the 'coin squeeze' whenever you have a spare moment.Part of the series Beginner Magic, these four books cover basic magic tricks without the need for expensive equipment. They are fun to learn and can be performed almost anywhere!
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  • Extreme Sports

    By Tracey Turner
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    Tracey Turner
    Have you ever:Climbed Mount Everest?Been a skateboarding champion?Won a race at school sports day?If you answered NO to all of the above then this is the book for you! Scared of heights? Great! Feel green about extreme sports? Super! Inside you can read about lots of crazy stuff and how to survive - or avoid it. Love your inner wimp!Inside:Extreme Sports on Land - Bikes, Climbing, Speed Skiing (and Bobsleigh), Extreme Running and TriathlonExtreme Water Sports - Cliff Diving, Extreme Swimming, Extreme Boats, SurfingExtreme Sports in Mid-Air - Skydiving, Wingsuit Flying, BASE jumping, Bungee Jumping, Slacklining and HighliningThis title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of books to get children reading with confidence. We believe this title will be of interest to readers aged 7+ and to older readers who struggle with reading.EDGE - for books kids can't put down.
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  • Ellie Simmonds

    By Roy Apps, Chris King
    Authors:
    Roy Apps
    Illustrated by:
    Chris King
    Ellie, or Eleanor, Simmonds, is a swimming legend - and she's only sixteen years old - a multi-Paralympic champion. Read her story from her childhood up to when she crossed the finish line at the London 2012 Paralympics.It takes blood, sweat and tears to get to the top of any sport, and these short, inspirational biographies show just how tough it can be. Focusing on top athletes and sport personalities, each dramatic story brings to life the skill, determination and luck needed to break through into top level competition.This title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of booksto get children reading with confidence. EDGE - for books children can't put down.
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  • The Egyptians

    By Sally Hewitt
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    Sally Hewitt
    Discover the world of the ancient Egyptians through an exciting combination of information and step-by-step activities.Simple text with fascinating illustrations and artefacts make Project History the perfect introduction to the past.
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  • EDGE : The Wimp's Guide: The Supernatural

    By Tracey Turner
    Authors:
    Tracey Turner
    Have you ever:Chopped the head off a zombie?Been chased by a werewolf?Spent the night in a haunted house?If you answered NO to all of the above then this is the book for you!Frightened of ghosts? Great! Do your legs turn to jelly? Cool! Inside you can read about loads of crazy stuff and how to survive - or avoid it.Inside:Ghastly Ghosts - Mists, Orbs and Shadows, Apparitions, Poltergeists, Weird Ghosts, Screaming SkullsThe Undead - Zombies, VampiresLycanthropes - WerewolvesPlaces to Avoid - Haunted Castles and HousesThis title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of books to get children reading with confidence. We believe this title will be of interest to readers aged 7+ and to older readers who struggle with reading.EDGE - for books kids can't put down.
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  • Entertainment

    By Mike Hobbs
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    Mike Hobbs
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  • Ella Bella Ballerina and Swan Lake

    By James Mayhew
    Authors:
    James Mayhew
    Can Ella Bella help the swan princess to be reunited with her prince? Will she help to break the wicked sorcerer's spell? Will true love conquer all? Young ballerinas will find the answer to all these questions and delight in the sheer charm of Ella Bella's world. James Mayhew has also included a last page full of ballet facts to help even the keenest budding ballerina learn about the story behind Swan Lake.
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  • Extreme Sports People

    By Paul Mason
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    Paul Mason
    Celebrity Secrets feature nine celebrities in depth. The star's background, personal life and career highlights are explored. The books also features six mini-biographies of other celebrities.
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  • Ella Bella Ballerina and Cinderella

    By James Mayhew
    Authors:
    James Mayhew
    Can the adorable Ella Bella Ballerina help Cinderella get to the Royal Ball?Alone on the stage after class, Ella Bella opens Madame Rosa's magical musical box and is whisked off into the world of the Cinderella ballet. But will Ella Bella be able to help Cinderella meet her perfect Prince Charming?
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  • Ella Bella Ballerina and the Sleeping Beauty

    By James Mayhew
    Authors:
    James Mayhew
    Ella Bella longs to be a beautiful ballerina, and so each week she goes to Madame Rosa's ballet class at the old theatre. As we all know, theatres are magical places where anything can happen, and sure enough, as soon as Ella Bella opens Madame Rosa's magical musical box on the empty stage, she's whisked off in a beautiful lilac light to Sleeping Beauty's palace. But will she be able to help the Lilac Fairy save Sleeping Beauty from the bad fairy's wicked spell?
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