Hoorah for Mary Seacole
By Trish Cooke, Anni Axworthy
Mary is a brave nurse. When a war starts in the Crimea she sails across the sea to help, and even enters the battlefield!Hopscotch Histories are brand new stories in historical settings, told in under 400 words, perfect for children who are building up their reading confidence
Hopscotch Histories: Tutankhamun and the Golden Chariot
By Damian Harvey, Graham Philpot
Young Tutankhamun is given a golden chariot, but he's not allowed to ride it outside the palace gates. How can he prove himself the greatest chariot racer?Hopscotch Histories are brand new stories in historical settings, told in under 400 words, perfect for children who are building up their reading confidence.
By Sue Graves, Belinda Worsley
Harry got a new hat for his birthday. But will he ever be allowed to wear it?
Hopscotch Myths: Romulus and Remus
By Mick Gowar, Andrew Breakspeare
A wolf finds baby twins abandoned in the woods and raises them as her own. As they grow up, they can't stop fighting. Both of them want to build a great new city, but only one of them will succeed ...
Having Fun With Collage
By Sarah Medina
Let's Do Art: Having Fun with Collage uses a variety of techniques to carry out a range of simple projects.In doing so readers investigate different kinds of art, craft and design enabling them to explore and develop their ideas eg an event in their lives, or a natural object.Projects are easy enough for children to achieve alone, with minimal adult assistance.
Humpty Dumpty's Great Fall
By Alan Durant, Leah-Ellen Hemming
Humpty Dumpty is a broken egg beside a wall. Was he pushed? This looks like another nursery crime!
Hopscotch Histories: Eric Bloodaxe the Viking King
By Damian Harvey, Ross Collins
Eric Bloodaxe is a fierce Viking. A shepherd boy must deliver a special helmet to Eric before he is crowned king. Can he find Eric in time?Hopscotch Histories are brand new stories in historical settings, told in under 400 words, perfect for children who are building up their reading confidence.
Hansel and Gretel
By Anne Walter, David Lopez
Hansel and Gretel are lost in the woods, when they discover a house made of gingerbread! but when they start eating, a wicked old witch opens the door...
Having Fun With Paper
By Sarah Medina
Let's Do Art: Having Fun with Paper uses a variety of techniques to carry out a range of simple projects.In doing so readers investigate different kinds of art, craft and design enabling them to explore and develop their ideas eg an event in their lives, or a natural object.Projects are easy enough for children to achieve alone, with minimal adult assistance.
By Jillian Powell
Horse Riding follows Josh as he goes to his local horse riding club.
Hopscotch Twisty Tales: The Princess and the Frozen Peas
Hopscotch Twisty Tales combine carefully controlled text levels and word counts with highly entertaining and original stories, perfect for children starting to read independently.
Horses and Ponies
By Peter Gray
Brilliant books for animal artists! These books reinforce key art skills and help young children develop their repertoire. The step-by-step technique takes you from basic outlines to fully coloured up drawings using a range of paints and inks. Featuring popular animals to inspire young artists.
Hansel and Gretel and the Green Witch
By Laura North, Chris Jevons
In this classic fairy tale retold with a twist Hansel and Gretel are greedy and unfit. Their father, the woodcutter plans a trip to the woods, but they soon get lost and discover a hungry, health-conscious witch! Hopscotch Twisty Tales combine carefully controlled text levels and word counts with highly entertaining and original stories, perfect for children starting to read independently.
Hansel and Gretel
By Penny Dolan, Graham Philpot
Hansel and Gretel saw a pretty cottage, covered in gingerbread and sweets...A beautifully illustrated retelling of this favourite traditional story. Join Hansel and Gretel as they attempt to escape the wicked old witch.Must Know Stories includes favourite tales, celebrating the diversity of our literary heritage. Level 1 stories are told in under 500 words, for children to read independently.
A modern twist on a childhood favourite - rediscover your love of colouring with this stunning new range of colouring books for all ages. With 32 pages of mandalas, birds and butterflies ready to colour, discover the hidden beauty of the natural world.Key scenes are partially coloured to inspire creativity. The perfect way to practice mindfulness and let your inner artist glow.
By Annalees Lim
Celebrate Halloween with easy, fun and exciting crafts! In easy-to-follow, step-by-step instruction it shows children how to snip, stick and sprinkle their way through the festive season, and make some brilliant decorations and gifts along the way.Learn how to make Halloween decorations such as a clay pumpkin, spookily brilliant zombie finger puppets and a black cat lantern, plus lots more amazing Halloween ideas!Using readily available, seasonally related materials, the 10 Minute Crafts series is packed full of fun crafts for special occasions. The perfect tool for teachers looking for original ideas as well as parents looking for fun ways to keep kids entertained.
By Kevin Crossley-Holland, Jane Ray
An orphan with no voice but an extraordinary musical gift. A man of music who discovers her gift. Heartsong is spell-binding tale about the healing power of music set against the mystery and beauty of Venice."A very special present for music-loving readers" The Times "Atmospheric" The TimesAbandoned at the orphanage in Venice as a baby, Laura has never spoken. Her life is transformed when the composer Vivaldi unlocks her passion for music. The seasons turn, dark turns to light and miracles happen. Carnegie award-winning author, Kevin Crossley-Holland makes every word a masterstroke. This short novel is exquisitely illustrated by acclaimed artist, Jane Ray. Her work is inspired by Vivaldi's Four Seasons and the real girls and boys who lived and laughed and worked in the Venetian Orphanage.
The Hare and the Tortoise
By Jackie Walter
When Tortoise challenges Hare to a race, Hare is so sure he will win that he stops for a little nap. Will Tortoise be able to beat the cheeky Hare to the finish line?A beautifully illustrated retelling of this favourite traditional story.Must Know Stories includes favourite tales, celebrating the diversity of our literary heritage. Level 1 stories are told in under 500 words, for children to read independently.
A History of Britain Through Art
By Jillian Powell
This book discusses the history of Britain, from ancient settlements right up to our own times. Some of the pictures show momentous events such as the invasion of England by William the Conqueror or the Battle of Britain, which has shaped the history of the country. Other pictures reflect the life of a nation, such as the splendid architecture of a medieval cathedral, the Fire of London and travel in a Victorian omnibus. This approach provides an insight into the history of Britain as seen through the eyes of artists.
Hippo's High Dive
By Damian Harvey, Andrew Painter
Hippo knows she is going to have to pull off something spectacular to impress the diving judges. As she climbs up to the highest diving board she can't help feel she has forgotten something important...The Froglets series is perfect for children who are reading on their own, with fun stories of no more than 200 words.They are great for 5 year olds or those reading book band 5 (green).