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  • Yum Yum: A book about food chains

    By Mick Manning, Brita Granström
    Authors:
    Mick Manning, Brita Granström
    Yum Yum! is a book about munching, scrunching and slurping - in fact it's a book about eating. It's also about being part of a chain - the food chain in which every living thing plays a part. Discover who hunts and who's hunted, who eats and who gets eaten.Wonderwise is an award-winning series of information books that present facts in a way that will inspire young children's imaginations about the world around them. A perfect introduction to non-fiction for children aged 3+ by Mick Manning and Brita Granstrom. The books include notes and activities to support the primary curriculum.
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    Yum Yum

    By Mara Bergman, Nick Maland
    Authors:
    Mara Bergman
    Illustrated by:
    Nick Maland
    Katie, James and their little dog Harry are in the kitchen baking, and too busy to notice a succession of animals creep in through the window, until Crash Bash, Crash Bash a Bear storms in! A fabulous rhythmic read aloud picture book from the award-winning team behind Snip Snap!
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  • Yum Yum

    By Francesca Simon, Emily Bolam
    Authors:
    Francesca Simon
    Illustrated by:
    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.Lola the cat is fed up of eating the same old stuff for dinner. There has to be better food out there somewhere, and she's off to find it . . .
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  • The Yucky Yodelling Yeti

    By Gillian Johnson
    Authors:
    Gillian Johnson
    Yuki the Yodelling Yeti is sobbing in the snow, so Sylvie, Dylan, Carolyn and Tom take her back to Monster Hospital. But can the naughty foursome stop Yuki's heart from melting, before her shrieks deafen them and destroy Monster Hospital?This book follows the first two Monster Hospital adventures, THE BIG, FAT, SMELLY OGRE and THE DISASTROUS LITTLE DRAGON, and is written and illustrated by the acclaimed author-illustrator of the THORA books.
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    Yucky Mucky Manners

    By Sam Lloyd
    Authors:
    Sam Lloyd
    I can't wait to meet the animals,To smile and say hello.Why don't you come and meet them, too?Follow me, let's go!Welcome to the jungle. I'm sure it's filled with animals with perfect manners. They wouldn't ever speak with their mouths full . . . would they? Hmm . . . perhaps children have better manners than these beasties, after all!This new departure for Sam is her funniest book yet and makes learning about manners utterly hilarious.
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  • YouTube

    By Adam Sutherland
    Authors:
    Adam Sutherland
    This title takes an indepth look at YouTube and the business behind one of the most well-known and exciting brands today. Beginning with a single YouTube video, and now part of Google - one of the most successful businesses around.We cover how YouTube came into being, the successes and failures over the years, key facts about the industry and their impact on the global market. Readers will learn about branding and the business world with Business Matters features. Each one looks at a different aspect of business - such as a franchise, management structure or marketing - and explains it in a clear and concise way for young readers to follow. Key features give information about Brains Behind the Brand, bringing to the forefront those who run YouTube today and who have helped boost the business in the past. Ideal for budding young entrepreneurs with an eye for opportunity! A brilliant read for those keen to find out how the business behind the brand works. Other titles in the series include; Virgin, Manchester United, Topshop, Heinz and ASOS.
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  • Youth Crime

    By Colin Hynson
    Authors:
    Colin Hynson
    Youth crime is one of the most disturbing and contentious issues in our world today. From graffiti to knife crime, discover the truth behind the statistics and find out how police and governments are united in tackling this very public problem.Inside Crime: Youth Crime is part of an exciting new series that takes the reader undercover to explore the real world of crimefighting. Using up-to-date case studies alongside real-life examples of how famous crimes have been solved, Inside Crime gives a vivid portrait of crimefighting today
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  • Your Thumping Heart and Battling Blood System

    By Paul Mason
    Authors:
    Paul Mason
    Packed with amazing facts and eye-grabbing images, Your Thumping Heart and Battling Blood System takes a different approach to teaching the reader about the heart and circulatory system.Every spread opens with an amazing science fact about the human body - for example - Your heart generates a tiny electrical charge each time it beats! - then goes on to explain how scientifically this is possible. By exploring these attention-grabbing sections, readers will build up their understanding of how the heart and circulatory system work.Detailed diagrams and amazing images illustrate the lively, factual text. Your Tumping Heart and Battling Blood System looks at the structure of the heart and how it works to keep blood flowing around your body. What is blood made of? Is blood always red? How does blood reach your toes and travel back to the heart again? Answers to all these questions and many more can be found in this fascinating title.The Your Brilliant Body series includes:'See for Yourself' features - practical activities that help readers understand key ideasAmazing fact panels to intrigue the readerAdvice on keeping in good shape, and warnings about common health problems.
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  • Your Teacher

    By Roy Apps, Nick Sharratt
    Authors:
    Roy Apps
    Illustrated by:
    Nick Sharratt
    Funny and fast moving, with just the right level of Dennis-the-Menace-type mischief, How to Handle: Your Teacher is perfect for readers who love a good laugh (largely at the expense of teachers!).Inside you'll find highly expert* advice to help identify teacher 'types', and hints about where teachers actually come from (I'll give you a clue, it's not Earth), plus support to get you through your S(PL)ATS. There's also an exclusive look behind-the-scenes at what really goes on in the staffroom - oh, and some silly quizzes.WARNING: contains daft material that kids might actually enjoy reading. Perfect for readers aged 7+.*Written by a BAFTA award winning author, Roy Apps, and illustrated by Nick Sharratt - winner of the Nestle Book Award.
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  • Your School

    By Roy Apps, Nick Sharratt
    Authors:
    Roy Apps
    Illustrated by:
    Nick Sharratt
    This super silly book is here to 'help' children with all dad-related breakdowns (so add it to the basket quick, before your dad spots it in his order, erhem!)Inside you'll find highly expert* advice, from identifying dad 'types' to solving dad problems, getting your dad going and how to deal with embarrassing situations. This hilarious handbook also sheds light on those tough to answer questions, such as "Are Dads Human?", and has some really quite funny quizzes, too.WARNING: contains daft material that kids might actually enjoy reading. Perfect for readers aged 7+.*Written by a BAFTA award winning author, Roy Apps, and illustrated by Nick Sharratt - winner of the Nestle Book Award.
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  • Your Number's Up

    By Rob Colson
    Authors:
    Rob Colson
    Numbers are all around us but why are they important? This book finds out what numbers are, from how we count them, to what are prime and base numbers and takes you upto the really big ones - millions, billions and to infinity and beyond. You'll also explore some really strange numbers, find out about your body in numbers and get to grips with roman numerals. Plus, there are fun quizzes to help you test your knowledge.The book is part of the Maths is Everywhere series, which demystifies all aspects of maths and shows how it relates to your everyday world with fun, colourful graphics. These are fantastic books for children aged nine plus who are studying maths, or for anyone who wants to get to grips with maths in a fun way.
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  • Your Mum

    By Roy Apps, Nick Sharratt
    Authors:
    Roy Apps
    Illustrated by:
    Nick Sharratt
    This super silly book is here to 'help' children with all mum-related problems (so add it to the basket quick, before your mum spots it in her order, erhem!)Inside you'll find highly expert* advice, from identifying mum 'types' to solving mum problems, how to identify super-mum powers and, of course, how to defend yourself against them. This hilarious handbook helps you to train your mum - frankly, before it's too late - and has some cool quizzes to test your mum-handling skills.WARNING: contains daft material that kids might actually enjoy reading. Perfect for readers aged 7+.*Written by a BAFTA award winning author, Roy Apps, and illustrated by Nick Sharratt - winner of the Nestle Book Award.
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  • Your Mind-Bending Brain and Nifty Nervous System

    By Paul Mason
    Authors:
    Paul Mason
    Packed with amazing facts and eye-grabbing images, Your Mind-Bending Brain and Nifty Nervous System takes a different approach to teaching readers about the brain and nervous system.Every spread opens with an amazing science fact about the human body - for example - Your amazing brain generates enough electricity on its own to power a light-bulb! - then goes on to explain how scientifically this ispossible. By exploring these attention-grabbing sections, readers will build up their understanding of how the brain and nervous system work.Detailed diagrams and amazing images illustrate the lively, factual text. Your Mind-Bending Brain and Nifty Nervous System looks at the structure of the brain and what the different parts of the brain are responsible for. How are memories formed? How do we learn? How does your brain control your body functions? Answers to all these questions and many more can be found in this fascinating title.ThThe Your Brilliant Body series includes:'See for Yourself' features - practical activities that help readers understand key ideasAmazing fact panels to intrigue the readerAdvice on keeping in good shape, and warnings about common health problems.
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    Your Hand in My Hand

    By Mark Sperring, Britta Teckentrup
    Authors:
    Mark Sperring
    Illustrated by:
    Britta Teckentrup
    A beautiful and lyrical celebration of love, step by step, through the seasons.The heartwarming words are matched by stylish and contemporary art making this a book to treasure and read time and time again. A perfect picture book to share at bedtime or as a gift to welcome a new baby, and for Valentine's Day and Mother's Day.
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  • Your Growing Body and Clever Reproductive System

    By Paul Mason
    Authors:
    Paul Mason
    Packed with amazing facts and eye-grabbing images, Your Growing Body and Clever Reproductive System takes a different approach to teaching the reader about the human life cycle - how we are born, grow, age, and about the reproductive system. Every spread opens with an amazing science fact about the human body - for example - Babies have around 60 more bones than adults! - then goes on to explain how scientifically this is possible. By exploring these attention-grabbing sections, readers will build up their understanding of how the body's growth and reproductive systems work.Detailed diagrams and amazing images illustrate the lively, factual text. Your Growing Body and Clever Reproductive System looks at the body's developmental stages through life and how humans reproduce. How do babies grow inside the womb? What happens at puberty, and how is it different for boys and girls? Why are the first years of learning so important? How likely is it that a woman will have twins or triplets? Answers to all these questions and many more can be found in this fascinating title.The Your Brilliant Body series includes:'See for Yourself' features - practical activities that help readers understand key ideasAmazing fact panels to intrigue the readerAdvice on keeping in good shape, and warnings about common health problems.
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  • Your Growling Guts and Dynamic Digestive System

    By Paul Mason
    Authors:
    Paul Mason
    Packed with amazing facts and eye-grabbing images, Your Growling Guts and Dynamic Digestive System takes a different approach to teaching the reader about the digestive system.Every spread opens with an amazing science fact about the human body - for example - Your tongue print is just as unique as your fingerprint! - then goes on to explain how scientifically this is possible. By exploring these attention-grabbing sections, readers will build up their understanding of the different digestive organs and the process of digestion. Detailed diagrams and amazing images illustrate the lively, factual text. Your Growling Guts and Dynamic Digestive System looks at the organs of the digestive system and how they work together to get the most out of our meals! What does the liver do? What happens to all the food we eat? Why does the small intestine need to be so long? Answers to all these questions and many more can be found in this fascinating title.The Your Brilliant Body series includes:'See for Yourself' features - practical activities that help readers understand key ideasAmazing fact panels to intrigue the readerAdvice on keeping in good shape, and warnings about common health problems.
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  • Your Dad

    By Roy Apps, Nick Sharratt
    Authors:
    Roy Apps
    Illustrated by:
    Nick Sharratt
    This super silly book is here to 'help' children with all dad-related breakdowns (so add it to the basket quick, before your dad spots it in his order, erhem!)Inside you'll find highly expert* advice, from identifying dad 'types' to solving dad problems, getting your dad going and how to deal with embarrassing situations. This hilarious handbook also sheds light on those tough to answer questions, such as "Are Dads Human?", and has some really quite funny quizzes, too.WARNING: contains daft material that kids might actually enjoy reading. Perfect for readers aged 7+.*Written by a BAFTA award winning author, Roy Apps, and illustrated by Nick Sharratt - winner of the Nestle Book Award.
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  • Your Brilliant Bones and Marvellous Muscular System

    By Paul Mason
    Authors:
    Paul Mason
    Packed with amazing facts and eye-grabbing images, Your Brilliant Bones and Marvellous Muscular System takes a different approach to teaching the reader about the skeletal and muscular syetems.Every spread opens with an amazing science fact about the human body - for example - Your bones are stronger than some kinds of steel! - then goes on to explain how scientifically this is possible. By exploring these attention-grabbing sections, readers will build up their understanding of how body's bones and muscles work.Detailed diagrams and amazing images illustrate the lively, factual text. Your Brilliant Bones and Marvellous Muscular System looks at the structure of the bones and muscles and how they work together to support the body and keep it moving! What are bones made of? Which is the biggest and which is the smallest? What different types of muscle are there, and what jobs do they do? Answers to all these questions and many more can be found in this fascinating title.The Your Brilliant Body series includes:'See for Yourself' features - practical activities that help readers understand key ideasAmazing fact panels to intrigue the readerAdvice on keeping in good shape, and warnings about common health problems.
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  • Your Brilliant Body

    By Chris van Tulleken, Xand van Tulleken
    Authors:
    Chris van Tulleken, Xand van Tulleken
    Operation Ouch! based on the popular CBBC series and recent winner of the Booktrust Best Book Award for 'Best Fact Book'!Can you guess which of these amazing facts Operation Ouch! has in store for you?a) That in your lifetime you'll spend a whole year on the toiletb) That you shed at least 30,000 skin cells every dayc) That the biggest muscle in your body is in your bumANSWER: All three of course!Join Dr Chris and Dr Xand as they take a tour of YOUR BRILLIANT BODY!Find out the incredible things your body can do, test your gross-out knowledge and try out cool body tricks at home.
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  • Your Breathtaking Lungs and Rocking Respiratory System

    By Paul Mason
    Authors:
    Paul Mason
    Packed with amazing facts and eye-grabbing images, Your Breathtaking Lungs and Rocking Respiratory System takes a different approach to teaching the reader about the lungs and how and why we breathe. Every spread opens with an amazing science fact about the human body - for example - An average person breathes around 8,000-9,000 litres of air in a day! - then goes on to explain how scientifically this is possible. By exploring these attention-grabbing sections, readers will build up their understanding of how the body's lungs and respiratory system work.Detailed diagrams and amazing images illustrate the lively, factual text. Your Breathtaking Lungs and Rocking Respiratory System looks at the structure of the lungs and the process of breathing. What happens when we breathe in? What actually is a sneeze? Why is breathing in harder than breathing out? Why does talking depend on breathing? Answers to all these questions and many more can be found in this fascinating title.The Your Brilliant Body series includes:'See for Yourself' features - practical activities that help readers understand key ideasAmazing fact panels to intrigue the readerAdvice on keeping in good shape, and warnings about common health problems.
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