By Cath Senker
The books cover how the business came into being, the entrepreneurs behind the success of each brand, the key facts about the industry and their impact in the global market.
Call An Ambulance
By Cath Senker
Who takes care of us in an emergency? Read this book to find out all about the very important work carried out by our ambulance service, and to learn what you should do in a medical emergency.
Call the Fire and Rescue Service
By Cath Senker
Who takes care of us in an emergency? Read this book to find out all about the very important work carried out by our fire and rescue services, and to learn what you should do if you see a fire.
Can The Earth Cope: Waste and Recycling
By Louise Spilsbury
How people use the Earth's natural resources affects the environment and our dependency on it. This book looks at the key issues surrounding waste and recycling that affect the environment, both on a local and global scale and aims to find sustainable solutions to the current problems. With fact boxes, evidence boxes and case studies to substantiate the text, this is a complete resource for any classroom.
Captain Scott's Race to the Pole
By Peter Gouldthorpe, Peter Gouldthorpe
In the age of discovery, Antarctica remained an unknown quantity amongst the world's scientists and explorers. Robert Falcon Scott was amongst the pioneers who penetrated the ice and cruel weather. This is the story of his journey from England culminating in the ill-fated final march to his goal, only to be beaten by the Norwegians and to suffer terrible loss - and death.
By Alice Harman
Find out about life in the Caribbean Islands. Discover what people in the Caribbean like to eat and where they like to shop. Find out what sports people play, what holidays they celebrate, and what the weather in the Caribbean is like. Learn about Caribbean homes.
Caring For Us: I Am A Dentist
By Deborah Chancellor
A bright, engaging series taking young readers through a day in the life of a dentist.Caring for Us: I am a Dentist tells young readers what happens during the course of a normal dentist's day, and describes what they can expect on a trip to the dentist.
Caring For Our Earth
By Sally Hewitt
Caring for Our Environment
By Claire Llewellyn
Ways into Geography: Caring for Our Environment explores how our surroundings can be spoiled, and looks at how we can all help to keep our local area clean by picking up litter, recycling and walking to school, rather than going by car. It also looks at what we can do to protect local wildlife. Ways into Geography is an ideal introduction to geography. It combines simple text and colourful illustrations to teach basic geographical skills and build up confidence and enthusiasm.
Caring For Us: I Am A Nurse
By Deborah Chancellor
A bright, engaging series taking young readers through a day in the life of a dentist.Caring for Us: I am a Nurse explains to young readers what happens during the course of a normal nurse's day, and describes what they can expect on a trip to the hospital.
Cash, Savings and All That Stuff: A Guide to Money and How to Manage It
By Kira Vermond, Clayton Hanmer
We all know that money is important but do we understand how it actually works? This book explains the mysteries of money and cash management in an accessible, humorous way for teenagers. From how we work for money to how we then make money work for us, it demistifies budgets, banking and credit cards. It gives sensible strategies for operating within an income and saving for a rainy day at the same time as encouraging entrepreneurial thinking and investing in the future. It considers wider issues such as the global distribution wealth and includes ideas on how you can raise money for good causes.
Cashing In?: The Banking Industry
By Sarah Levete
Cashing In? explores the rollercoaster world of the banking industry, following its highs and lows, and explaining how this seemingly mysterious world makes its billions. Find out how banks use your money to grow their business, what the global economy is and how it works, why there is so much money to be made in banking and what happens to everyone when this big business goes wrong.Discover the world's biggest money-making industries and the secrets of their success in Big-time Business. From the pharmaceutical industry and entertainment world through to the business of beauty, banking, social networking and energy, find out why these enterprising worlds have a grip on the global economy and are considered the biggest money-generators on the planet. A high-interest exploration of the business world for 9+ readers.
By Gary Jeffrey
A gripping, action-packed introduction to the medieval period in history through a graphic novel approach.A history of Medieval conflict during key episodes of this era of human development. Each book includes three amazing true stories of the times, from kings to paupers, told in graphic comic book style. Further information, illustrated with maps and artwork, gives the reader a background history on each period. In Graphic Medieval History: Castles, discover how the impregnable French castle, Château Gaillard, fell to the enemy as they entered through the garderobes; how the castle at Dover in England held out against a French siege and saved the throne of England; how Edward I defeated the Welsh uprisings and built a string of castles that still stand today.
By Annabelle Lynch
Read about the exciting world of castles in this new series of non-fiction readers.Leapfrog Learners offer fun facts in accessible text, perfect for building reading confidence.
By Sarah Levete
The books look at our interaction with the planet and the interrelationship between humankind and the physical world.The series focuses on the global impact and future implications for the environment of our actions today.
By Sarah Ridley
Charles Darwin tells the story of this key scientific figure, covering his origins as the son of a wealthy doctor, to his famous voyage on HMS Beagle, the development of his evolutionary theories and the publication of On the Origin of Species to his death and burial in Westminster Abbey.Super Scientists are first biographies introducing some of the world's great scientists, simply retelling their lives and explaining why their work was important. Illustrated with archive images and photographs, the chronology of each lifetime is emphasised by a timeline that runs through the book.
By Kay Barnham
Find out why Darwin's On the Origin of Species changed both science and society and explore his life story, from his early investigations of the natural world and his voyage on the HMS Beagle, to the publication of his great work.Darwin astounded the world with his theory of evolution but some people were angry that his ideas challenged traditional ideas and those set out by the church. Through his story readers learn about the society and culture of Victorian Britain. Looking at Darwin's discoveries and the events of his life, we learn about the changing ideas in British society between 1745-1901, and the impact that his ideas had on the church and state. Readers will learn to draw conclusions from the evidence provided - a great basis for class discussions.The History VIP series of biographies look at the lives of famous Britons, telling their life stories and how they have shaped the course of history. Focusing on key subjects in the history curriculum for Key Stages 2 and 3 they explore the impact of exceptional figures in history and the society and culture in Britain at the time that they lived.Other titles in the series include: Boudicca; Emmeline Pankhurst; King John; Mary Anning
By Cath Senker
This title describes the life and career of Charles Darwin, including an account of his famous voyage and explanations of his theories of evolution and the origin of species, concluding with an analysis of his legacy and contribution to science. The science behind his theories and discoveries are explained through interesting diagrams, and quotation boxes from Darwin and his contemporaries give an insight into this famous scientist's mind.
By Jess French
Every year Born Free helps hundreds of animals around the world. This is the story of one of their incredible rescues ... Cheetah cubs Kakaway and Hailu were being kept by illegal wildlife traders in Ehtiopia, destined for a cruel life of captivity, before Born Free rescued them and gave them a new chance to live free.