Team Rocket Trouble
Gotta Catch 'Em All! A fantastic full-colour early reader that Pokémon's youngest fans have been waiting for!At Pokémon School, Professor Kukui gives Ash a special Pokédex called a Rotom Dex. With help from the Rotom Dex, Ash is sure he will catch a Pokémon. But with Team Rocket also on Alola, it might not be that easy ...
Toys and Games Around the World
By Moira Butterfield
Take a journey around the world to discover the toys and games of children just like you!Where in the world do children play 'the blanket toss' game?Where do children practice their skills for fierce kite fighting tournaments?What's inside a Russian matryoshka doll?Find out in Toys and Games Around the World!Children will love reading about the toys and games that their contemporaries in other countries play; from children who make their own toys to computerised robots and remote-controlled flying quadcopters! Includes Art Station activities where readers are encouraged to use their new knowledge creatively!
By Pete May
A fun look at the World Cup that features all the facts and stats, lists and essential data that boys (and lots of girls!) of all ages love. This book counts down the ten best teams in World Cup history, from Brazil in 1970 to Germany in 2014, and looks forward to the games and players that will light up the 2018 World Cup.Written by a successful journalist and social commentator with a particular interest in football, each book includes a big quiz so that readers can challenge their friends to see who is the real Football Expert! Perfect for readers aged 7 and up.
By Clive Gifford
Looking to take up a new sport? Or just thinking about ways to keep fit and healthy? This book is a great introduction to all the important tennis skills you'll need. Full of skills tips and photos showing key techniques, you'll discover everything - from training to competing - while also finding out something about tennis stars of the past and present. Perfect for readers aged 9 and up.The series Sports Skills covers rules, equipment, famous competitors and major competitions through specially commissioned, step-by-step photography that clearly shows skills and techniques needed for a sport.
By Clive Gifford
A must-read for all tennis fans, Great Sporting Events: Tennis looks at the top tennis competitions in the world and describes the history behind them, notable events and the personalities that helped to shape the sport.Each title in the Great Sporting Events series gives a fascinating insight into the great sporting events that thrill sports stars and fans alike.
Top Jobs: Being a Pro Snowboarder
By Cindy Kleh
Being filmed while jumping from a helicopter onto a mountainside covered in fresh powder snow is just one of the many amazing jobs pro snowboarders get paid to do. Find out about the many thrills of the profession, as well as its business side, which includes securing sponsorship, dealing with the media and financial management. In addition, this title passes on some knowledge of snowboarding lingo, what exactly is involved in performing a backflip in a half pipe and how Shaun White made it to the top of the pedestal.The Radar series delivers streetwise, hot-topic reads for kids aged 9+. With bold, fresh design and topics that have bags of kid-appeal, Radar will encourage children to read - and keep reading!
Truth or Busted: The Fact or Fiction Behind Battles and Wars
By Kay Barnham
True or false?Ancient Greek armies were squareElephants were excellent warriorsMaori warriors danced on the battlefieldHitler wanted to blow up the Eiffel TowerExplore the facts behind some of the most famous conflicts in history, blow the myths and legends wide open, and uncover loads of mind-blowing and downright bizarre stuff about battles through the ages...The Truth or Busted series explores the fact or fiction behind stuff you THINK you know in a tongue-in-cheek, humorous way that kids will find unputdownable!
Teamwork & Tactics
By Jon Richards
Fully updated for the 2015 Rugby World Cup, this book is packed with information on how the individual players in a team work together as a unit. It contains advice on the tactics needed to improve and develop into a top rugby player! Specially commissioned photographs demonstrate key rugby skills and strategies.The four books in the Rugby Focus series takes an in-depth look at one of the world's best-loved sports. Find out everything you need to know about rugby, from the players and laws of the game to the teamwork involved in winning the ultimate tournament - the Rugby World Cup.Great for readers who play the game or avid fans!
By Stephanie Turnbull
Think you could be the next big thing in baking? Master some baking basics and then try your hand at some of the delicious recipes for cakes, puddings, biscuits and more in this mouth-watering book.You don't need to spend a fortune on your own cool, custom-made stuff. Ingenious ways to use inexpensive materials - many of which you may already have lying around mean you can bake, sew, make and grow loads of brilliant things. Four lovely step-by-step books that encourage readers to use the materials and environment around them to encourage creativity. Can also be used to demonstrate ways to recycle and reuse everyday materials and encourage discussions around wasting food and other resources.
By Simon Hart
The series focuses on the people who inspire children today. Each book looks at the background, life and achievements of a personality, their impact on popular culture as well as detailing the everyday facets of their job and how they have gained such success. In this book, learn about how Tom Daley conquered his fears and personal tragedy to become an Olympic favourite and a diving champion.
Top Jobs: Being a Stuntman
By Isabel Thomas
Falling through glass, being set on fire and high-speed car chases are all in a day's work for stuntmen and -women. This title takes a look behind the scenes and finds out what it takes to be a real-life action hero. It features famous stuntpeople such as Jackie Chan and Michelle Yeoh, as well as stunt doubles from films such as Spider-man, Indiana Jones and The Green Lantern.
Top Jobs: Being a Pro Footballer
By Sarah Levete
Ever wondered what it's like to be a pro footballer? Or maybe you think it is the perfect job for you? Find out all about the highs, the lows, the perks and the hard work that are part of this amazing profession. Get the scoop on what a day in the life of a pro footballer is like, read the 5-minute interview with ex-England player Gary Neville and check out how international soccer star Marta made it to the top!
By Pete May
A fun look at the World Cup that features all the facts and stats, lists and essential data that boys (and lots of girls!) of all ages love. This book counts down the ten best teams in World Cup history, from Brazil in 1970 to Spain in 2010, and looks forward to the games and players that will light up the 2014 World Cup. Each book includes a big quiz so that readers can challenge their friends to see who is the real World Cup Expert!
By Roy Apps, Chris King
From the time that Tom, aged 8, drew a picture of his ambition to dive at the Olympic Games, he has gone on to become Britain's leading diver, capturing the attention of the world's media along the way. In this easily accessible text read Tom's emotional story, from his childhood years right up to when he took Olympic bronze at London 2012. 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.
Take Great Photos!
By Adam Sutherland
Have you got an eye for a photo? Find out how to make your photos stand out from the crowd with this brilliant book. Packed with hints, skills and tips to get you noticed, this book will help you to focus all of that creative energy!
A Triple Treat of Horrid Henry
By Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
Horrid Henry creates havoc wherever he goes. To his well-meaning parents and to every adult whose path he crosses, he is the ultimate nightmare child. His naughtiness is of the kind all children secretly admire and few dare to aspire to. He doesn't always mean to be bad, but the best- laid plans have a habit of going wrong...This bumper 3-in-1 collection contains Horrid Henry and the Mummy's Curse, Horrid Henry's Revenge and Horrid Henry and the Bogey Babysitter. Horrid Henry is illustrated by Tony Ross, who also illustrates David Walliams' children's books, as well as his own picture books.
By Roy Apps, Chris King
Ever had a dream -- a dream to win? Tiger had a dream -- to be a top golf professional.This is the story of Tiger's early years and his break through into the golf world ranking.This 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.
By Clive Gifford
Comprehensive photographic guides to playing and enjoying the world's top sports. Whether you are taking part or just watching, badminton is an exciting and dramatic sport. Discover all you need to know about it, from training to playing, while profiles and stats tell you more about the world's greatest players.
By Francesca Simon, Emily Bolam
Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.Meet the Topsy-Turvies family - they do everything back to front! They get up at midnight, wear their pyjamas outdoors and eat breakfast at the end of the day. So when a burglar comes to visit, he is in for a shock.
By Paul Mason
Discover everything you need to know about trampolining from training to competing. Brilliant step-by-step photography will help you perfect your technique, while profiles and stats tell you more about the sport's champions. The book is part of the Know Your Sport series - comprehensive guides containing everything you need to know to participate in - and enjoy - your favourite sports.