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  • Mountain Biking Champion

    By James Nixon
    Authors:
    James Nixon
    Mountain Biking Champion opens up the world of mountain biking, both racing and freestyle. Techniques, facts, stats and competitor profiles grab young readers' attention and ensure a thrilling read from cover to cover.The How To Be a Champion series is all about the exhilarating world of extreme sports and what it takes to become a top professional. Each title lists the essential equipment you need and examines the basic skills, before going on to look at the more demanding tricks and stunts. There are also profiles of some of the greatest names in the sport, the biggest competitions in the world and the most fearsome locations that these daring competitors come up against. Perfect for readers aged 9 and up.
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  • Motocross Champion

    By James Nixon
    Authors:
    James Nixon
    This series is all about the exhilarating world of extreme sports and what it takes to become a top professional. Each title lists the essential equipment you need and examines the basic skills, before going on to look at the more demanding tricks and stunts. There are also profiles of some of the greatest names in the sport, the biggest competitions in the world and the most fearsome locations that these daring competitors come up against.Motocross Champion opens up the world of motocross, both amateur and professional. Techniques, facts, stats and competitor profiles grab young readers' attention and ensure a thrilling read from cover to cover.
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  • Monster Mountain Chase!

    By Mo Farah, Kes Gray, Marta Kissi
    Authors:
    Mo Farah, Kes Gray
    Illustrated by:
    Marta Kissi
    From Olympic gold medal winner Mo Farah and bestselling author of Oi Frog!, Kes Gray, comes a fun fiction series which will get kids reading, and running too!After returning home from a long cross-country run, it's time for Mo and his friends to decide where to go on their next running adventure. Sandwiches at the ready, the friends head somewhere beautiful, with glistening snow and sparkling lakes ... The Rocky Mountains!But crossing states is tiring work, and with lots of new creatures (and monsters!) to meet along the way, will Mo and friends ever get time for a sandwich break?Here comes Bigfoot ... RUN!Follow Mo on his madcap adventures as his running skills go from strength to strength.The perfect book to share and read aloud.The nation watched with bated breath as Mo Farah seized Olympic gold in the 10,000m and 5000m - he's been a national treasure ever since. In this adventurous series father of three, Mo Farah, combines two lifelong passions - literacy and exercise.Children's books by Mo Farah: Ready Steady Mo, Go Mo Go: Monster Mountain Chase!, Go Mo Go: Dinosaur Dash!, Go Mo Go: Seaside Sprint!
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  • Manchester United

    By Adam Sutherland
    Authors:
    Adam Sutherland
    This title takes an in-depth look at Manchester United and the business behind one of the most well-known football brands in the industry. From small beginnings, this club has found international success and a global fan base. We cover how the business came into being, the successes and failures over the years, key facts about the industry and their impact on the global market. Readers will learn about branding and the business world with Business Matters features. Each one looks at a different aspect of business and explains it in a clear and concise way for young readers to follow. Key features give information about the Brains Behind the Brand, bringing to the forefront those who run Manchester United today and those who have helped gain glory in the past. Ideal for budding young entrepreneurs with an eye for opportunity! A brilliant read for Manchester United and football fans keen to find out how the business behind the brand works. Other titles in the series include: Virgin, YouTube, Topshop, Heinz and ASOS.
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  • Mr Monkey Plays Football

    By Linda Chapman, Sam Hearn
    Authors:
    Linda Chapman
    Illustrated by:
    Sam Hearn
    A brand new red Early Reader about the magical Mr Monkey from the million-copy-selling author of series such as My Secret Unicorn and Animal Ark, Linda Chapman.Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books, perfect for building confidence in new readers and reluctant readers. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.Meet Mr Monkey, who belongs to Class Two. He's more than just an ordinary toy - he's magic! No one can remember now how long he's been at the school or where he came from, but every week one of the children gets to take him home and write a diary about their time together. This week, it's Jack's turn. Football is Jack's favourite thing in the whole world, but he's not big enough to make it onto the school's football team. Might Mr Monkey and his magic be able to help? . . . A magical new Mr Monkey adventure, perfect for young football fans.
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  • MotoGP Rider - Marc Marquez vs Valentino Rossi

    By Paul Mason
    Authors:
    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 qualifying, grid line-up 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.
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  • Martial Arts

    By James Nixon
    Authors:
    James Nixon
    Always thought martial arts were cool? Do you want to learn more about them? First Sport: Martial Arts looks at the basic aims and moves of judo, karate and taekwando.First Sport is a simple, fun series that gives young readers a first look at popular sports and pastimes. Equipment, basic rules and keeping safe are all looked at, as well as learning more advanced skills and taking part in competitions. Pictures show the sport step-by-step with simple friendly text. Perfect for readers aged 7 and up.
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  • Manga

    By Paul Gamble, Paul Gamble
    Authors:
    Paul Gamble
    Illustrated by:
    Paul Gamble
    11 manga characters feature in this step-by-step guide. Create a Cat Girl, sketch a Samurai and mimic a Mini Monster with professional guidance.Whether you can already draw really well or whether you think you can't, Paul Gamble's guides will help you create amazing cartoon-style illustrations of popular animals, superheroes, monsters and more. Once you've mastered these, you'll be inspired to create even more!Six books that will help children aged 6+ improve their art skills. The projects are specially designed to be easy for young readers to reproduce by building up simple lines and curves.
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  • Monsters and Robots

    By Paul Gamble, Paul Gamble
    Authors:
    Paul Gamble
    Illustrated by:
    Paul Gamble
    11 crazy monsters and robots feature in this step-by-step guide. Compose Compacto the Crusherbot, recreate a Retro Robot and draw a dragon with professional guidance.Whether you can already draw really well or whether you think you can't, Paul Gamble's guides will help you create amazing cartoon-style illustrations of popular animals, superheroes, monsters and more. Once you've mastered these, you'll be inspired to create even more!Six books that will help children aged 6+ improve their art skills. The projects are specially designed to be easy for young readers to reproduce by building up simple lines and curves.
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  • Mega Machines

    By Helen Greathead
    Authors:
    Helen Greathead
    Would you rather be run over by a monster truck or a supercar? Would you drive a dragster or a tank? 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 rubber-burning, tyre-screeching situations from the world of planes, trains and cars, 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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    My Art Book to Colour: Mandalas

    Immerse yourself in a beautifully illustrated world of mandalas with this stunning, colouring book. Containing more than 60 intricate illustrations, it gives free rein to add your own creative touch with colours or line drawing. It offers a practical exercise in mindfulness that draws on creativity and hones your focus as you fill the pages with colour. A textured cover and round-edged pages make this a great book to take with you wherever you go.
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  • Mountaineering

    By S. L. Hamilton
    Authors:
    S. L. Hamilton
    Kick excitement into high gear with this extreme title! Short, easy-to-read text pairs with full-colour, action-packed photos to introduce young adventurers to the extreme sport of mountaineering. Readers will learn about the tools and equipment used in climbing mountains, as well as dangers and safety tips. They are introduced to the world's most famous mountain peaks, including Mount Everest, K-2, Mount McKinley, Aconcagua, Kilimanjaro, Mount Elbrus, Mount Vinson, Puncak Jaya, Mount Kosciuszko, and the Matterhorn. Extreme facts supplement the text, leaving aspiring mountaineers excited for a rocky adventure!
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  • Mo Farah

    By Simon Hart
    Authors:
    Simon Hart
    The series focuses on the people who inspire children today. This title looks at Mo Farah - from his beginnings in Africa as a schoolboy champion, to an Olympic hero on Super Saturday at London 2012.
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  • Magic Skills

    By Stephanie Turnbull
    Authors:
    Stephanie Turnbull
    Circus Skills will show you how to get started in this dynamic and varied performance art, encouraging you to develop a range of techniques and skills. Packed with ideas, it includes tips and advice on a whole range of essential skills, such as tumbling, plate spinning and clowning. From learning to master juggling - it even shows you how to make your own soft juggling balls - to more complex balancing techniques and using props, this book is designed to inspire the next generation of circus performers. The book also suggests ways in which these skills could turn into a future career. Part of the series, Superskills. Six books packed with tips on how to improve your technique in a range of creative fields aimed at children aged 9+.
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  • Make a Podcast!

    By Matt Anniss
    Authors:
    Matt Anniss
    Got something interesting to say? Find out what it takes to make a podcast 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 brilliant guide for people who want to get their message out there. What will your podcast be about? Is it informative about something your passionate about, a story that you want to tell in bite-sized instalments, or is it pure entertainment to make people laugh? Whatever you have to say this book will take you through the steps You'll need to make your podcast and hopefully get yourself noticed!Find Your Talent is an exciting resource of six books for young teenagers who might need a bit of help breaking into some competitive and creative industries. Hints, tips and inside scoops encourages them to experiment and will help them to refine their techniques.
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  • Make an Animation!

    By Sarah Levete
    Authors:
    Sarah Levete
    Have you got a passion for all things animated? Find out how to create animations from drawing characters to filming 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! Guiding you from first concept through to finished animation, the insider knowledge is invaluable. Part of the Find Your Talent series. Books to help young people get a head start in aspirational careers in some of the toughest industries to crack.
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  • Make a Film!

    By Jim Pipe
    Authors:
    Jim Pipe
    Have you got the talent to make a film? Find out what it takes to make a film 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! Guiding you from first concept through to finished film, the insider knowledge is invaluable. Part of the Find Your Talent series. Books to help young people get a head start in aspirational careers in some of the toughest industries to crack.
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  • Mountain Biking

    By Anne-Marie Laval
    Authors:
    Anne-Marie Laval
    This series captures the excitement and thrill of sports and activities whose appeal lies in speed and a hint of danger -- guaranteed to give participant a rush of adrenalin. Illustrated with spectacular photography throughout, each book is packed with information about the activity, breaking it into sections which look at why take part, where it take places, the equipment needed, competitions, etc. The books are principally aspirational, so focus on the background to the sport rather than 'how do it' but the books do include ideas on how you get started and make any safety concerns absolutely clear.
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  • Mo Farah

    By Roy Apps, Chris King
    Authors:
    Roy Apps
    Illustrated by:
    Chris King
    Mo Farah is the UK's most successful distance runner - and double gold-medalist at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Read his story, from his childhood in Somalia up to when he crossed the finish line 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. Suitable for readers aged 7+, this title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of books to get children reading with confidence. EDGE - for books children can't put down.
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  • Move and Run

    'Healthy Habits: Move and Run' describes how animals use their bodies to move about in different ways. It highlights the importance of eating well and taking lots of exercise to keep our bodies strong and healthy.This book is part of a friendly series that helps young readers to explore the differences and similarities between us and the animal world and to learn some healthy habits along the way. Illustrated with stunning photographs and featuring tips and advice for healthy living, this series will engage as well as inform.
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