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  • The Winner's Cup

    Join Ash and friends for another action-packed Pokémon adventure!It's time! With all four star gems under his belt, Pokémon master-in-training Ash Ketchum is now ready for the biggest battle of his life - the Winner's Cup. Can Ash and Pikachu overcome the mighty Dragonite to win the ultimate Pokémon challenge?
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  • A Whole World to Colour In

    A brand new colouring book bursting with some of the most beloved scenes and characters from the bestselling and iconic Asterix series.Featuring battles, banquets and of course, Romans, bring the world of Asterix to life with 112 pages of exquisite original line art, ready to colour.This is the perfect gift for Asterix fans old and new!
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    What is Humanism? How do you live without a god? And Other Big Questions for Kids

    By Michael Rosen, Annemarie Young
    Authors:
    Michael Rosen, Annemarie Young
    What does it mean to be a humanist? Is humanism a new idea? How do people live their lives without religious beliefs? The first of its kind aimed at the new curriculum for upper primary and lower secondary school children, this book examines how humanists respond to fundamental questions about morals and ethics, the origins of life, religion and the state. It looks at how humanists mark the milestones of birth, marriage and death. How do people without belief in God live moral and fulfilled lives, with respect for humankind and the universe? This thought-provoking approach encourages readers to think about the big questions for themselves.The book includes contributions from a number of prominent humanists, such as Stephen Fry, Camila Batmanghelidjh, Philip Pullman, Jim Al-Khalili, Natalie Haynes and Shappi Khorsandi, who explain their own philosophy and tell us what is important to them. Part of the groundbreaking and important 'And Other Big Questions' series, which offers balanced and considered views on the big issues we face in the world we live in today.Other titles in the series include:What is Feminism? Why do we need It?Who are Refugees and Migrants? What Makes People Leave their Homes?
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  • White Storm

    By M. G. Harris
    Authors:
    M. G. Harris
    Ben Carrington is a member of an elite, top-secret rescue organisation - Gemini Force. When he finds himself and his friends in danger, Ben must compete with hostile ice and storms to pull off their most gruelling mission yet. Impossible rescues. Maximum risk. This is Gemini Force 1.An action-packed new installment, perfect for fans of Charlie Higson, Anthony Horowitz and Robert Muchamore.
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  • Wicked Wildlife

    By Helen Greathead
    Authors:
    Helen Greathead
    Would you swim with alligators or piranha? Would you fight a bear or a giant squid? These diabolical situations and more will have you running for cover as you plunge into a series of fiendish questions and answers. Brilliant author, Helen Greathead, has plucked some sticky situations (and some sharp spiny ones, too!) from the world of wildlife and mashed them up into brain-tastic challenges. All you have to do is choose!So, come on, what would YOU choose?
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  • We are Jews

    By Philip Blake
    Authors:
    Philip Blake
    The book is part of the 'My religion and me' series which explores the faith and lives of children around the world in different religions.
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  • We are Sikhs

    By Philip Blake
    Authors:
    Philip Blake
    Discover all about Sikhism by meeting Akaalsimron, Amrita, Sehaj and Sunny - four Sikhs from around the world. Find out about their gurdwaras, how they worship, how they celebrate festivals and how their faith impacts on their daily lives.The book is part of the 'My religion and me' series which explores the faith and lives of children around the world in different religions.
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  • We are Hindus

    By Philip Blake
    Authors:
    Philip Blake
    Discover all about Hinduism by meeting Abishek, Jasmine, Nimai and Shivanjali - four Hindus from around the world. Find out about their temples, how they worship, how they celebrate festivals and how their faith impacts on their daily lives.The book is part of the 'My religion and me' series which explores the faith and lives of children around the world in different religions.
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  • We are Muslims

    By Philip Blake
    Authors:
    Philip Blake
    Discover all about Islam by meeting Jasmine, Jeffrey, Mohammad and Serish - four Muslims from around the world. Find out about their mosques, how they pray and how their faith impacts on their daily lives. The book is part of the 'My religion and me' series which explores the faith and lives of children around the world in different religions.
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  • We are Christians

    By Philip Blake
    Authors:
    Philip Blake
    Discover all about Christianity by meeting Annie, Cameron, Marietta and Oliver - four Christians from England, the USA, Poland and Ireland. Find out about their churches, how they pray, how they celebrate festivals and how their faith impacts on their daily lives. The book is part of the 'My religion and me' series which explores the faith and lives of children around the world in different religions.
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  • Wacky Sports

    By Anne Rooney
    Authors:
    Anne Rooney
    Do you know you can go kayaking in a pumpkin? Or chase a cheese downhill? What about underwater cycling or ironing on top of a mountain?No? Then find out in Wacky Sports - filled with facts about some of the craziest sports on Earth.Slipstream is a new generation of reading resources specifically designed for struggling and reluctant readers. Through exciting and carefully levelled texts, Slipstream enables readers to accelerate their reading experience.This book is part of Slipstream LEVEL 2. The 350-word text is levelled for readers with a reading age of 7-9, but its engaging content makes it perfect for a wide range of older readers too.All texts are levelled by reading experts Dee Reid and Diana Bentley.
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  • Wayne Rooney and Jermain Defoe

    By Rory Callan
    Authors:
    Rory Callan
    Two sensational life stories in one fact-packed book!Wayne Rooney is a national hero - a super-skilled striker with a quick touch and deadly shot. He has won trophies for both club and country. Now you can read Wayne's golden story, from his first club appearance to his World Cup performances, inside.Jermain Defoe is one of England's most successful modern-day strikers - with a killer instinct. But he's had to fight every step of the way become the best at what he does."Football All-Stars is an essential read for every football fan!"
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  • Wild Trail: Hiking and Camping

    By Neil Champion
    Authors:
    Neil Champion
    Hiking and walking have always been popular pursuits. Our planet is so beautiful that sometimes the only way to truly appreciate it is by getting out there and experiencing it for yourself. Whether you want to walk for a day or even for weeks, this book explores exactly what you will need to get started in this exciting pursuit. From protective clothing and the basic equipment, to joining a hiking club, navigation skills or even planning adventures of your own. You'll find everything you need to get out there and enjoy walking! You'll need to stay safe too, so there is plenty of advice about how to minimise the risks and an emphasis on making sure you never venture out if you are not fit enough or are without the right equipment.This book also takes a look at some of the world's best hiking spots and tells the amazing survival stories of some famous (and not so famous) adventurers. Part of the six book series Adventure Outdoors. An action-packed introduction to some of the most popular outdoor pursuits. Suitable for KS2-3.
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  • Wild Water: Canoeing and Kayaking

    By Neil Champion
    Authors:
    Neil Champion
    Canoeing and kayaking are hugely popular adventure sports - boats that were originally designed for hunters in places like Canada are now made from high-tech materials and are now used in competitive sport as well as a means of travel. This book explores exactly what you will need to get started in this exciting pursuit. From the boat and the protective equipment, to paddling styles, skills, taking part in competitions and events or even planning adventures of your own. You'll find everything you need to get out there and enjoy some wild water! You'll need to stay safe too, so there is plenty of advice about how to minimise the risks and an emphasis on making sure you never venture out on the water alone.This book also takes a look at some of the world's best canoeing spots and tells the amazing survival stories of some famous (and not so famous) paddlers. Part of the six book series Adventure Outdoors. An action-packed introduction to some of the most popular outdoor pursuits. Suitable for KS2-3.
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  • Ways Into RE: Places of Worship

    By Louise Spilsbury
    Authors:
    Louise Spilsbury
    A friendly and very visual introduction to the key principles and practices of the world`s six main religious faiths.
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  • Wild Rock: Climbing and Mountaineering

    By Neil Champion
    Authors:
    Neil Champion
    Imagine scaling a sheer rock face, relying on your own strength and skill to keep you moving upwards! This book explores exactly what you will need to get started in this exciting pursuit. From the equipment, basic climbing techniques and how to tie knots to more advanced survival skills you might need in the wild outdoors, you'll find everything you need to inspire you to enjoy some wild climbing! You'll need to stay safe too, so there is plenty of advice about how to minimise the risks. The book also suggests joining an indoor club to begin with to ensure you get the right advice form trained professionalsThis book also takes a look at some of the different types of climbing, such as scrambling and bouldering, or climbing on ice and snow. It also tells the amazing survival stories of some famous (and not so famous) climbers.Part of the six book series Adventure Outdoors. An action-packed introduction to some of the most popular outdoor pursuits. Suitable for KS2-3.
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  • Wild Biking: Off-Road Mountain Biking

    By Neil Champion
    Authors:
    Neil Champion
    Mountain biking is one of the most popular adventure sports of all time - and it's also one of the most modern as it only dates back to the 1970s! This book explores exactly what you will need to get started in this exciting pursuit. From the bike and the protective equipment, to riding styles, skills, joining a club and racing in events, you'll find everything you need to get out there and enjoy some wild biking! You'll need to stay safe too, so there is plenty of advice about how to minimise the risks.This book also takes a look at some of the world's best mountain biking trails and tells the amazing survival stories of some famous (and not so famous) mountain bikers. Part of the six book series Adventure Outdoors. An action-packed introduction to some of the most popular outdoor pursuits. Suitable for KS2-3.
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  • Winter Action Sports

    By Jim Brush
    Authors:
    Jim Brush
    This is it, the moment eXtreme Games fans have been waiting for! Winter Action Sports launches you into the world of the X-Games tournament, featuring all the current competition events, including in this edition Snowboarding, Snowmobile Racing and Skiing. Plus the people that make them happen - the competitors - including X-Games heroes past and present.Competition break down Event record tables Action sport factsSuper star biographies X-Games AsiaAnd don't forget the Summer Action Sports edition, which features X-Games stars and competition events:- BMX- Moto-X- Rally Car Racing- SkateboardingGo get it now!
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  • Writing a Blog

    By Luisa Plaja
    Authors:
    Luisa Plaja
    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.
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  • Wild Underground: Caves and Caving

    By Neil Champion
    Authors:
    Neil Champion
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