By Angela Wood, Emma Trithart
What is a Buddhist temple for? Who is the Buddha? What is a stupa? What is the Dhamma? All these questions and more are explored in this first introduction to the religion of Buddhism.The We Worship Here series introduces children aged 6+ to the main religions of the world. Each book features information about beliefs, values and the ways people worship. The books are clearly and sensitively written and the text is supported with beautiful illustrations.
By Pat Jacobs
Whether they already own one, or beg for one each Christmas and birthday, children love pets, and Pet Pals is the perfect title for any pet-loving child out there. From where they sleep to what they eat, and how you can make them feel safe and at home, this book provides all the pet care advice you could possibly need. Adorable photos, and gentle, accessible text, makes this the perfect guide for all pet carers - whether they own a pet or not!
Battle on Alola
Gotta Catch 'Em All! A fantastic full-colour early reader that Pokémon's youngest fans have been waiting for!Ash is determined to catch a Pokémon on Alola. When he saves a Rowlet, Ash thinks this is his chance. But catching Pokémon is not that simple!
The Book of Saints
By Paul Harrison
What is a saint and how do you become one?Who are the most well-known saints and why are they important?This fascinating book answers these questions and tells the remarkable life stories of over 25 saints from around the world, including Saint Francis of Assisi, Saint Patrick, Saint George, Saint Joan of Arc, Saint Christopher and Saint Bernadette. Find out about Saint George, the patron of England who never set foot in Britain; and Saint Joan of Arc, a 15-year-old girl who led the French army to victory. Filled with historical information on the lives of saints, this is a perfect title to support religious education. It includes the most famous Catholic saints as well as more minor saints from around the world, plus details on feast days, patron saints and the process of becoming a saint. An engaging layout and colourful images make The Book of Saints ideal for children aged 9-11 who are learning about religion.
The Big Book of Friendship Stories
A large-format gift collection of five magical adventures, featuring all your favourite My Little Pony friends.Join Twilight Sparkle and her best friends on five magical adventures - from the twinkling towers of Manehattan to the mysterious Everfree Forest - and discover secrets, friendship and fun along the way! With a luxurious, super-sparkly padded cover, lots of pretty illustrations and five exciting stories - each with an important message about friendship - this is the perfect gift for all My Little Pony fans.As seen on Tiny Pop and PopTV.
Be a Rugby Expert
By Paul Mason
The Big Book of Equestria
Discover the magical world of My Little Pony in this fun-packed story collection.Join Twilight Sparkle and her best friends, Pinkie Pie, Fluttershy, Rainbow Dash, Rarity and Applejack, as they explore the land of Equestria - a world of secrets, magic, friendship and fun!With five exciting adventures, a super-sparkly cover and lots of colourful pony pictures - perfect for storytime or emerging readers.As seen on Tiny Pop and PopTV.
By Clive Gifford
This book looks at the background, life and achievements of Bradley Wiggins. It examines his impact as a champion cyclist, with his triumphs in the Tour de France and the London 2012 Olympics, as well as detailing the everyday facets of his job and how he gained such success. The book is part of a series that focuses on the people who inspire children today.
By Louise Spilsbury
Ways into RE is a great introduction to religion. It combines simple text and bright, colourful illustrations to explore key religious themes, while also building up young readers' knowledge and confidence. Ways into RE: Belonging explores what it means to belong and how we demonstrate this in religion, from sharing beliefs to worshipping and celebrating together. The book also examines key religious rites of passage, such as christenings and funerals.
Britannia: Great Stories from British History
By Geraldine McCaughrean
King Canute, Lady Godiva, Guy Fawkes, Bonnie Prince Charlie, Grace Darling and other famous names live again in these 101 tragic, comic, stirring tales of adventure, folly and wickedness. Spanning nearly three thousand years, and including stories as up-to-date as Live Aid, the Braer Oil Tanker disaster and the Hadron Collider, each story includes a note on what really happened.
By Clive Gifford
Learn how to perfect the skills, tactics and theory of basketball - from beginner-basic techniques to professional rules.
By Liz Gogerly
The Beckhams are arguably the most famous couple in the media today. David is a hugely talented football player and recently one of the most prominent faces of the London 2012 Olympics. Victoria, one of the Spice Girls, has written books, had a solo music career and created her own fashion label. Together, they are devoted to their family and have given huge support to charities around the world.
By Cath Senker
This book introduces the reader to the festival of Baisakhi and explores how one child and her family celebrate it. The book includes panels to show how people around the world celebrate Baisakhi and a Baisakhi recipe for you to try yourself.
Building a Website
By Chris Martin
This series offers a shortcut to instant expertise! Quick Expert's Guides are aimed at teens and 'tweens who are keen to know more about a popular topic but who may be put off the idea of having to read wordy or technical guides. Each title includes features that break down technical/scientific/complex aspects of the subject, inspirational case studies, activities and a final project to test the reader's new skills. Chapter round-ups also offer tips on key words and phrases as well as boosting self esteem and confidence, in order to walk the walk and talk the talk of a true expert.
By Roy Apps, Chris King
Bradley Wiggins is a national hero - the first British person to win the Tour de France - EVER. Read his story from his childhood years right up to when he crossed the finish line at the London 2012 Olympics. 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.
By Clive Gifford
With informative but accessible text, the sport is brought to life. An indepth look at the sport, from its history and beginnings to the modern game, how it's played, who plays it and the rules that govern it. Packed with facts, stats and full-colour photographs, this is the essential guide.
Behind the Scenes at the Olympics
By Nick Hunter
From the winning bid to the Olympic village and stadiums, this book looks beyond the sports and into all aspects, such as the costs involved, the media and where events will take place around the country.
By Sun and Candlelight
By Shirley Hughes
This stunning gift collection that celebrates the riches of a lifetime with poems and writings to mark each of the major milestones - childhood, young adulthood, falling in love, family life, growing older and death. 'With delightful illustrations, it is a gem that promises to delight for a lifetime.' - Daily Record
By Honor Head
This title looks at Buddhist temples and what they mean to those who follow Buddhism. The religious services that people participate in, signs and symbols important to Buddhists, festivals and holy places are also looked at in detail.