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  • The Wright Brothers

    By Jane Bingham
    Authors:
    Jane Bingham
    Read all about the Wright Brothers, find out about their childhoods and follow their early tests and experiments. Learn all about the brothers' first flight and see how their invention changed the world.A simple fun picture quiz helps readers to recall what they have read.A perfect one-stop-shop for help with homework assignments!Broad-ranging appeal for nursery age through to Key Stage 2.
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  • The Worst Wizard

    By John McLay, Martin Brown
    Authors:
    John McLay
    Illustrated by:
    Martin Brown
    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.Harry's family are all knights. They are big, but Harry is quite small. Then an idea hits him. Perhaps a bit of magic can make him taller...A hilarious new Early Reader story about a horse called Oats, a wizard and a boy who longs to be a knight from John McLay and Horrible Histories illustrator, Martin Brown.
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  • Worries

    By Paul Christelis, Ximena Jeria
    Authors:
    Paul Christelis
    Illustrated by:
    Ximena Jeria
    A gentle, down to earth book for addressing the things that can cause children to be anxious and worried. Mindfulness expert Paul Christelis expertly explores everyday situations in picture book form, helping children to recognise signs of worry and giving them reassurance and simple suggestions on how to cope with any worries.Questions and Feelings About... are hands-on picture books, designed to help children with their questions and feelings about tricky topics that can be hard to talk about. The highly inclusive, ethnically diverse and approachable illustrations give a comforting story book feel, particularly suited to 5-7 year olds, while also appealing to both younger and older children. This is a much-needed aid to help children open up and explore how they feel and give them some steps they can take to help them cope. The back of the books contain useful notes for parents and carers as well as some practical activities for use at home or in the classroom.
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  • World War II

    By Stephen White-Thomson
    Authors:
    Stephen White-Thomson
    A fun and interactive beginners look at amazing events and people in World War 2. Learn about Dunkirk and the Battle of Britain. Discover the role women played during the war period, and why food rationing and evacuation were necessary. Find out how today we remember and honour the men and women who fought in World War 2.
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  • World War I

    By Stephen White-Thomson
    Authors:
    Stephen White-Thomson
    A fun and interactive beginners look at amazing events and people in World War 1. Learn about what life was like in the trenches, how women helped the war effort, and the important part that animals played in the fighting. Find out how today we remember and honour the men and women who fought in World War 1.
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  • The World Of Felicity Wishes

    By Emma Thomson
    Authors:
    Emma Thomson
    Felicity Wishes' world is full of wonderful, sparkly things. Friends that make her giggle, fashion that makes her tingle and a million other yummy things that she can't wait to share with you. In this stunning novelty book, you can discover Felicity's secret hiding places, meet her best friends and learn the Fairy Dance routine. You can also find out what type of fairy you could be!A special book about a special fairy.
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  • The World Is Full Of Babies: A book about human and animal babies

    By Mick Manning, Brita Granström
    Authors:
    Mick Manning, Brita Granström
    The World is Full of Babies! is an enchanting look at babies everywhere, and how they grow and develop. Polar bear cubs, baby bats, piglets, even tiny turtles are all here and we learn that like human babies they make a lot of noise, get hungry and they love to play games. But, as they grow, we find out that while all babies are very alike they are also surprisingly different.The Wonderwise series presents facts in a way that will inspire young children's imaginations about the world around them.
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  • Woodland

    By Izzi Howell
    Authors:
    Izzi Howell
    Read all about woodlands, where in the world you can find them, what animals and plants live there and how these are dependent on each other. Learn about food chains, seasons and what we can do to protect this important habitat.Simple quiz questions at the back help readers to remember what they've just read.Perfect one-stop-shop for help with homework assignments!Broad-ranging appeal for nursery age through to Key Stage 2.
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  • The Wonderful World of Weather

    By Kay Barnham, Maddie Frost
    Authors:
    Kay Barnham
    Illustrated by:
    Maddie Frost
    Find out about the weather, from clouds and rain to snow and sleet and fog and hail. How does weather work and how does it affect people's lives.This beautifully illustrated picture book shows the glorious nature of our weather.'Look and Wonder' is a fresh, bold and bright, narrative non-fiction picture book series, for children aged 4 and up, introducing children to life cycles and the natural world. The eye-poppingly colourful digital illustration style will explain the scientific concepts while the light and fun text-style will make these books real home and classroom favourites.Other titles in the series:A Stroll Through the SeasonsA Wonderful World of WeatherIncredible RainforestsThe Amazing Butterfly Life Cycle StoryThe Amazing Plant Life Cycle StoryThe Awesome Night SkyThe Great Big Water Cycle Adventure
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  • Wolves

    By Kate Riggs
    Authors:
    Kate Riggs
    Wolves are one of the world's most amazing animals! Immerse yourself in their canine world, where you can learn all about how they raise their young, hunt for their dinner and survive in the wild. Stunning photographs are accompanied by a simple yet informative text, which will inspire children to learn about these incredible and intelligent mammals.Wolves is part of the series Animals are Amazing - a big picture look at some fascinating animals aimed at 5-7 year olds.
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  • The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing

    By Jenny Jinks
    Authors:
    Jenny Jinks
    Wilf is not like other wolves. He doesn't want to scare people, he'd rather make friends with them! But the harder he tries to be nice, the more the others fear him ... so he decides to dress up as a sheep! The Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.
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  • A Wolf in the Woods

    By Penny Dolan, Kirsten Richards
    Authors:
    Penny Dolan
    Illustrated by:
    Kirsten Richards
    Erg and Luli head into the woods to find some more pine cones for the fire, but as they collect them they are sure they can see a shadow in the trees. What could it be?This story is perfect for learning about life in the Stone Age.
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  • The Wizard Of Oz

    The magical story of Dorothy's adventures when a tornado transports her to the land of Oz. Wishing to return home, Dorothy and her dog travel along the Yellow Brick Road to find the Wizard of Oz to help them. On her way she meets a Scarecrow who wishes for a brain, a Tin Man who wants a heart, and a Cowardly Lion who desperately needs courage.They all hope the Wizard of Oz will help them - but first they have to escape the wicked West Witch.
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  • Wizard

    By Steve Barlow, Steve Skidmore
    Authors:
    Steve Barlow, Steve Skidmore
    Take on the role of the hero and save the world in this fully interactive, choose-your-own-destiny adventure story.YOU are a young wizard who must rescue the prince and heir of your kingdom. He has been kidnapped by the Witch Queen of the White Mountain who threatens to kill him if the kingdom is not handed over to her. Your elderly master is too ill to travel, so it is up to you to find the prince! Travel through a forest of talking trees and the Caverns of Doom to defeat the witch. Part of the I:Hero Immortals series - where the hero never dies! If you get into trouble, use your magical amulet to return to your master's house and begin the adventure again. Written by the award-winning duo Steve Barlow and Steve SkidmoreAge appropriate for 6 to 8 year olds and more sensitive readers. Also suitable for reluctant readers and less confident older readers. Printed using a special font approved by the British Dyslexia Association.
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  • With Scrap Paper

    By Susie Brooks
    Authors:
    Susie Brooks
    A collection of fun, simple, inexpensive craft projects, ideal for time-poor parents and budget-challenged schools, promoting reuse and recycling. Beautifully designed, the book is clearly and appealingly illustrated with step-by-step instructions and engaging artwork. Each activity is straightforward and achievable, and as such allows stressed or anxious children to 'make it happy', building confidence in their own abilities. Let's Make Art With Scrap Paper shows you how to weave paper into skyscrapers, make shaggy dogs from old newspaper, create a mosaic smiley snail, assemble an elephant-shaped bookmark from cardboard and old magazines and much, much more. Techniques include drawing, painting, printing, collage, making rubbings and paint-scraping - used in ingenious ways for fantastic results!Other titles in the series include Let's Make Art By Printing and Stamping, Let's Make Art with Everyday Things and Let's Make Art with Hands and Feet, so there's a whole load of upcycling fun to be had!
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  • With Hands and Feet

    By Susie Brooks
    Authors:
    Susie Brooks
    A collection of fun, simple, inexpensive craft projects, ideal for time-poor parents and budget-challenged schools, promoting reuse and recycling. Beautifully designed, the book is clearly and appealingly illustrated with step-by-step instructions and engaging artwork. Each activity is straightforward and achievable, and as such is therapeutic for stressed or anxious children, allowing them to make things by themselves, and to have confidence in their own abilities. Let's Make Art With Hands and Feet shows you how to make a fingerprint sweetshop, fist-print fish, a thumb-print circus, a handprint zoo, a footprint space rocket and much, much more. Techniques include drawing, painting, printing, collage, making rubbings and paint-scraping - used in ingenious ways for fantastic results!Other titles in the series include Let's Make Art By Printing and Stamping, Let's Make Art with Everyday Things and Let's Make Art with Scrap Paper, so there's a whole load of upcycling fun to be had!
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  • With Everyday Things

    By Susie Brooks
    Authors:
    Susie Brooks
    A collection of fun, simple, inexpensive craft projects, ideal for time-poor parents and budget-challenged schools, promoting reuse and recycling. Beautifully designed, the book is clearly and appealingly illustrated with step-by-step instructions and engaging artwork. Each activity is straightforward and achievable, and as such is therapeutic for stressed or anxious children, allowing them to make things by themselves, and to have confidence in their own abilities. Let's Make Art With Everyday Things shows you how to use object found lying around, from cardboard and coins to leaves and vegetables, to make ice-cream bunting, forky faces, pasta prints, a soapy solar system, leafy insects and much, much more. Techniques include printing, collage, making rubbings and paint-scraping - used in ingenious ways for fantastic results!Other titles in the series include Let's Make Art By Printing and Stamping, Let's Make Art with Hands and Feet and Let's Make Art with Scrap Paper, so there's a whole load of upcycling fun to be had!
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  • The Witch of the Ditch

    By Steven Butler, Nigel Baines
    Authors:
    Steven Butler
    Illustrated by:
    Nigel Baines
    A red Early Reader full of humour and fun, from bestselling author and actor, Steven Butler.Every town in the world has one witch - only one! So when the Hag of the Crag moves into town next door to the Witch of the Ditch, an all-out Witch War ensues.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.
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  • The Witch Dog

    By Margaret Mahy, Sam Usher
    Authors:
    Margaret Mahy
    Illustrated by:
    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.
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  • Wisher and the Runaway Piglet

    By Georgie Adams, Anna Currey, Kate O'Sullivan
    Authors:
    Georgie Adams
    Illustrated by:
    Anna Currey
    Read by:
    Kate O'Sullivan
    A piglet has escaped from Fairweather's Farm Park, on the run from an angry dog! Wisher, the smallest of the Longears family, is determined to help, and sets off in search of the piglet. But it's a dangerous world for a little rabbit, and Wisher must be very brave if she wants to avoid Burdock the buzzard's clutches or a run-in with the Red Dragon and save the day.Heartwarming and hilarious, this is a brilliant animal adventure series from a bestselling children's author.Read by Kate O'Sullivan.
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