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  • Teams

    By Pete May
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    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.
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  • Toys and Games Around the World

    By Moira Butterfield
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    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!
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  • Teams

    By Pete May
    Authors:
    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 Brazil in 2014, and looks forward to the games and players that will light up the 2018 World Cup. Each book includes a big quiz so that readers can challenge their friends to see who is the real World Cup Expert!
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  • Tennis

    By Clive Gifford
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    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.
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  • To Bake

    By Stephanie Turnbull
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    Stephanie Turnbull
    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. Perfect for readers aged 9 and up.
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  • Top Jobs: Being a Pro Snowboarder

    By Cindy Kleh
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    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!
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  • To Make With Paper

    By Stephanie Turnbull
    Authors:
    Stephanie Turnbull
    Think you could be the next big thing in crafting? Master some paper craft basics and then try your hand at making origami animals, a party pinata and all the other crafty creations in this 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.
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  • To Sew

    By Stephanie Turnbull
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    Stephanie Turnbull
    Think you could be the next big thing in sewing? Master some sewing basics and then try your hand at making your own bag, some amazing decorations and all the other crafty creations in this 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.
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  • Teamwork & Tactics

    By Jon Richards
    Authors:
    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!
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  • To Grow

    By Stephanie Turnbull
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    Stephanie Turnbull
    Do you think you have the green-fingered touch? This book will inspire you to grow your own flowers, vegetables, herbs and other plants. Simple miniature gardens, displays and recipes will help you make loads of brilliant garden crafts and tasty snacks too.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.
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  • Tom Daley

    By Simon Hart
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    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.
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  • Top Jobs: Being a Stuntman

    By Isabel Thomas
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    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.
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  • Top Jobs: Being a Pro Footballer

    By Sarah Levete
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    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!
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  • Tom Daley

    By Roy Apps, Chris King
    Authors:
    Roy Apps
    Illustrated by:
    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.
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  • Take Great Photos!

    By Adam Sutherland
    Authors:
    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!
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  • Tiger Woods

    By Roy Apps, Chris King
    Authors:
    Roy Apps
    Illustrated by:
    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.
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  • Track Athletics

    By Clive Gifford
    Authors:
    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.
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  • Trampolining

    By Paul Mason
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    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.
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  • Tennis

    By Clive Gifford
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    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
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  • Track Athletics

    By Rita Storey
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    Rita Storey
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