By Robert Muchamore
Late summer, 1940.Hitler has conquered France. Now he intends to cross the Channel and defeat Britain before winter arrives.A group of young refugees led by British spy Charles Henderson faces a stark choice. To head south into the safety of neutral Spain, or go north on a risky mission to sabotage the German invasion plans.For official purposes, these children do not exist.
By Jenny Oldfield
Feeding horses in Pond Meadow early one spring morning, Kirstie comes across an abandoned and heavily pregnant mare. A scribbled note gives the beautiful paint a name - Eagle Wing. Clues link her to a Mexican family staying in a nearby trailer park. But before Kirstie can act, she must help the mare give birth to a perfect foal. Only afterwards can she begin to solve the mystery behind Eagle Wing's sudden appearance ...
By Sally Morgan
"Swooping down from above is a huge bird. As it stretches out it's talons, it grabs a scurrying rabbit from the ground - it's an eagle, one of the most powerful birds on Earth." Read more about some of the world's most amazing and fascinating animals in this exciting eight book series
Ear-splitting Sounds and Other Vile Noises
By Anna Claybourne
Disgusting and Dreadful Science features a look at the weird, revolting and shocking aspects of science for children at KS2. From electricity to sound and from light to forces, the books offer Wow! fascinating facts, fun examples and true-life stories to provide ways in to understanding solid scientific principles.
Early Islamic Civilisation
By Izzi Howell
Early Islamic civilisation spread across the Middle East, Africa, Europe and Asia in the 7th and 8th centuries CE, forming a massive empire. Find out about the birth of Islam, amazing inventions and trade across the empire. Read about weapons and war, the city of Baghdad, the life of a scribe, science and medicine and find out how to make an Islamic tile design!Packed with fascinating information, the Explore! series inspires children's curiosity to find out more about the past. A great tool for readers age 8+ or teachers looking for books to support the new curriculum.
Early Islamic Civilisation
By Catherine Chambers
Early Islamic Civilisation looks at one of the most fascinating and advanced ancient civilisations. Through structures as imposing as a huge minaret or objects as complex as a brass astrolabe for navigation, readers aged 9 and up gain a picture of who was whom in the ancient Middle East and how the civilisation in which they lived really worked.Perfect for Key Stage 2, each book in Great Civilisations approaches its subject through a scene-setting spread Who/where were the... then introduces the achievements of the chosen civilisation through 12 structures or objects, each of which illustrates a key aspect or theme. Writing, architecture, industry, warfare, transport and learning are all covered in the same simple, colourful and engaging way. Fact boxes and panels present incidental information and point the reader to the importance of parallel developments in other parts of the world.
Early Islamic Civilization
By Claudia Martin
How did Islam start? What weapons did Islamic warriors use? Where was the 'Round City'? Who invented the elephant clock? This book helps children at Key Stage 2 discover the answers to these and other fascinating questions. It also recommends sites on the Internet and sources in local libraries where they can find out more about early Islamic civilization. The detective shows readers how to create their own project reimagining a stroll through Baghdad, interview their favourite scientist or inventor from the Islamic world and spot the key features of mosques. Packed with fascinating information, The History Detective Investigates series inspires children's curiosity to find out more about the past.
Early Life on Earth
By Michael Bright
Early Life on Earth tracks the evolution of life on Earth, from its origins up to the imminent arrival of the dinosaurs. Take a closer look at the first multi-celled forms, the Cambrian explosion, the age of fish, giant insects and amphibians and the mass extinction that paved the way for dinosaurs. Using stunning photographs and graphic 3-D images, Early Life on Earth brings core curriculum subjects to life with an engaging design.Written by bestselling author Michael Bright, his digestible approach to science makes this the perfect book for project work or interest reading.
Early Medieval Times
By John Malam
A highly-illustrated series that explores the lives of people in past civilisations
The Early Modern World
By Alex Woolf
What developments in government and society, food and farming, exploration and discovery, science and technology, art and literature, religion, education and entertainment were there in the early modern world of Europe between the years 1500 and 1789, and how did these compare with those made during the same time period in the Islamic world and elsewhere in Africa and Asia? What was happening at the same time in the Americas? Packed with beautiful illustrations, this book, in the Parallel History series for readers upwards of age nine, will help you to explore the early modern world chronologically, with timelines to show you when major events and achievements took place.
Early Reader: Monstar Finds a Home
By Steve Cole, Pete Williamson
Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.She's green. She's fluffy. She loves porridge. She's... MONSTAR. Jon and Jen are so excited to meet Monstar. They have wanted a pet for ages. But Monstar is MUCH more trouble than they could ever have imagined!A charming, heart-warming Early Reader story from Steve Cole, author of Astrosaurs, the Young Bond books, and a talented DOCTOR WHO scriptwriter. With full colour artwork on every page by award-winning illustrator Pete Wiliamson, who has also illustrated books by Francesca Simon and Marcus Sedgwick.
Early Reader: Miaow Miaow Bow Wow
By Francesca Simon, Emily Bolam, Miranda Richardson
Dizzy the dog loves to sing, but the mean old Alley Cats won't let him join their chorus. But what do cats know about singing anyway? It's time to show them just what the dogs can do!(P)2004 Orion Publishing Group.Ltd
Early Reader: The Little Nut Tree
By Sally Gardner
Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.A brand new Early Reader edition of million-copy selling, CARNEGIE MEDAL-winning Sally Gardner's picture book based on the favourite nursery rhyme.
Early Reader: The Three Little Princesses
By Georgie Adams, Emily Bolam, Adjoa Andoh
Piccallili, Peaches and Pip are three little princesses who live in a beautiful palace in an enchanted land. Eight lively stories, packed with action and fun, show all the detail of their lives in the palace - their clothes, their toys, their tiaras - and take them on an exciting adventure in which, with the help of their fairy godmother, Miss Sponge, they outwit the horrid Gobblers. In the same format as the highly successful Three Little Witches and Three Little Pirates, and with the same fun and energy in words, pictures and design, this will be irresistible to every little girl who wants to be a princess.Read by Adjoa Andoh(P)2004 Orion Publishing Group.Ltd
Early Reader: The Witch Dog
By Margaret Mahy, Sam Usher
Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.The Witch Dance is a special party. Every witch brings a cloak, a hat and a cat. But not Witch Rose. She is allergic to cats! Luckily for her, Nightshade, the perfect Witch Dog is on hand to help. But can Witch Rose and Nightshade convince the other witches that a Witch Dog really can be as good as any cat?A brand-new full colour Early Reader edition of this charming story from the CARNEGIE-winning and HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN AWARD nominee author Margaret Mahy, with illustrations by Sam Usher.
Early Reader: The Little Green Drum
By Taghreed Najjar, Lucy Coats
Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.Samia's dad is very important. Every Ramadan he wakes the whole village up in time for breakfast. But this year, things are different and Samia must show everyone how strong and brave she can be.Originally published in Arabic, but now retold for a English-speaking audience, this is a charming and empowering story about Ramadan, fasting and the ability of girls to do any job they put their mind to.
Early Reader: The Topsy-Turvies
By Francesca Simon, Emily Bolam
Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.Meet the Topsy-Turvies family - they do everything back to front! They get up at midnight, wear their pyjamas outdoors and eat breakfast at the end of the day. So when a burglar comes to visit, he is in for a shock.
Early Reader: Noah's Ark
By Georgie Adams, Anna Cynthia Leplar
Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey. Georgie Adams' retelling of the story of Noah and the flood is written with delightful simplicity, and illustrated with charming soft watercolours in this full colour book, perfect for Early Readers.
Early Reader: The Movie Storybook
Be the first to find out what happens in the My Little Pony Movie with this gorgeous full-colour Early Reader, perfect for young pony fans. In this Early Reader, the story of the movie is told simply for young pony fans just starting their reading adventure.Join Twilight Sparkle and all her friends in their biggest adventure yet as they meet BRAND-NEW characters and explore amazing new places. With your pony friends, reading is magic!Collect all the My Little Pony Early Readers:My Little Pony: Twilight Sparkle's Princess SpellMy Little Pony: Rainbow Dash's Big RaceMy Little Pony: Pinkie Pie's Perfect PartyMy Little Pony: Applejack's Sister SurpriseThere are My Little Pony books for all ages! Have fun with colour, activity and sticker books, and continue the reading adventure with the My Little Pony chapter books!
Early Reader: The Ant's Pants
By Lydia Ripper
A red Early Reader full of humour, with a message about facing your fears, from writer and illustrator Lydia Ripper.Scaredy Pants is an ant who is scared...of EVERYTHING. When his younger sibling gets into a dangerous situation, will Scaredy be able to drum up his courage to save her?Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.