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  • Why Do Zebras Have Stripes? Questions and Answers About Animals

    By Thomas Canavan
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    Thomas Canavan
    Do animals have belly-buttons? Can birds sleep in mid-air? Which anmal has the longest teeth? Find out the answers to these questions and lots of other incredible facts about animals. Bitesize chunks of information mean this book is full of stuff you've never even thought of on everything that is unique or impressive about the world we live in.Science FAQs is a series of 6 books that answer questions on everything from black holes plant-eating insects in a fun and engaging way.
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  • Warriors, Exploration and Trade

    By John C. Miles
    Authors:
    John C. Miles
    Vikings have a fearsome reputation as terrifying and brutal warriors, raiding other lands and killing without mercy. They were expert fighters, but also pioneers of seafaring exploration and they traded far and wide. Through artefacts and excavations, Discover the Vikings: Warriors, Exploration and Trade explores the Viking world by examining - among other things - longships that were designed especially for fighting, the places they travelled to in order to populate new lands or trade goods such as silver and slaves, and the gods they worshiped to give them victory in battle or ensure a glorious afterlife.The book also invites readers to use their own imaginations to think about what it would be like to live in Viking times. Would you have been brave enough to take part in a battle to capture an enemy town? Find out even more about the Vikings in Discover the Vikings: Everyday Life, Art and Culture. For readers aged 7+.
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  • Why Do Ice Cubes Float? Questions and Answers About the Science of Everyday Materials

    By Thomas Canavan
    Authors:
    Thomas Canavan
    How do igloos stay warm without melting? How does glue make things stick together? Does all wood float? Find out the answers to these questions and lots of other incredible facts about materials. Bitesize chunks of information mean this book is full of stuff you've never even thought of on everything that is unique or impressive about the materials we use and the amazing properties some of them have.Science FAQs is a series of 6 books that answer questions on everything from black holes to plant-eating insects in a fun and engaging way.
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  • What Makes You Hiccup? Questions and Answers About the Human Body

    By Thomas Canavan
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    Thomas Canavan
    How fast is the air in a sneeze? Why can't you tickle yourself? Does eating fish make you clever? Find out the answers to these questions and lots of other incredible facts about the human body.Bitesize chunks of information mean this book is full of stuff you've never even thought of on everything that is unique or impressive about the human body.Science FAQs is a series of 6 books that answer questions on everything from black holes plant-eating insects in a fun and engaging way.
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  • Wilf the Mighty Worrier and the Alien Invasion

    By Georgia Pritchett, Jamie Littler
    Authors:
    Georgia Pritchett
    Illustrated by:
    Jamie Littler
    Fantastically funny Wilf is now shortlisted for the Laugh Out Loud Book Awards!Meet Wilf. He worries about everything. He is a Mighty Worrier. And now his next door neighbour Alan, the most evil man in the whole world, has decided he wants to be the most evil man in the whole UNIVERSE, with the help of his new rocket ship. When Wilf discovers some angry aliens from Mars in his back garden, he can tell that Alan's trip to outer space has not gone well. Can Wilf get over his fears long enough to help the aliens fight back?Join Wilf as he travels into space for his most out-of-this-world adventure yet!
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  • The Wizard's Umbrella Story Collection

    By Enid Blyton
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    Enid Blyton
    A selection of enchanting stories to read and share by one of the world's best-loved children's authors, Enid Blyton.Ribby the Gnome has a very bad habit: he always borrows things and never brings them back! But when he takes a wizard's umbrella and doesn't return it, he's in for a horrible surprise. The umbrella is magic, and it is very angry! This collection was previously published by Egmont as The Chimney Corner Collection (1947) and contains the following stories:Winkle-Pip Walks OutTrit-Trot the PonyThe Magic Walking-StickThe Snoozy GnomeThe Three Strange TravellersThe Secret CaveThe Proud Little DogThe Little BullyThe Six Little Motor-CarsThe Unkind ChildrenThe Little Paper-FolkThe Tiresome PokerThe Enchanted TableThe Boy Who BoastedThe Disagreeable MonkeyThe Golden EnchanterThe Wizard's UmbrellaThe Little Singing KettleThe Little Brown DuckThe Pixie Who Killed the MoonOld Bufo the ToadThe Boy Who Pulled TailsThe Tales of Mr. SpectaclesThe Goblin's PieFeefo Goes to MarketAdventures of the Sailor DollClickety-ClackThe Enchanted BoneFiddle-De-Dee, the Foolish BrownieThe Elephant and the SnailThe Invisible GnomeMr. Grumpygroo's HatThe Fairy and the PolicemanThe Little Red SquirrelThe Little Walking HouseSly-One's PuzzleMr. Widdle on the TrainWho Stole the Crown?"Tell Me My Name!"Gooseberry WhiskersThe Mean Old ManThe Nice Juicy CarrotThe Dandelion ClockKing Bom's Ice-CreamThe Cat, the Mouse and the FoxThe Bed That Took a WalkThe Brownie's MagicDame Lucky's UmbrellaHe Wouldn't Take the TroubleMuddle's MistakeSilky and the SnailThe Train That Went to FairylandThe Cat That Was ForgottenThe Dog That Wanted a HomeFreckles for a ThrushHe's a Horrid DogHoppetty-Skip and Crawl-AboutThe Lamb Without a MotherMooo-ooo-ooo!Old Ugly, the Water-Grub
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  • Wonders of the World

    By Paul Calver, Toby Reynolds
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    Paul Calver, Toby Reynolds
    Ever thought about the Wonders of the World? What they are and where to find them? These are the questions that will be explored in this exciting book. The Great Wall of China, the Giant's Causeway and the Galapagos Islands are just some of the incredible places you will learn about in this book. There are eight titles in the series Visual Explorers. High-impact books with incredible information about the world around us. Perfect for KS2 and children aged 7+ with an interest in natural phenomenon and natural history.
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  • Wilf the Mighty Worrier is King of the Jungle

    By Georgia Pritchett, Jamie Littler
    Authors:
    Georgia Pritchett
    Illustrated by:
    Jamie Littler
    'A total delight of a, what I call, book' MIRANDA HARTWilf the Mighty Worrier: Saves the World is shortlisted for the Laugh Out Loud Book AwardsMeet Wilf. He worries a lot. He is a Mighty Worrier. And now his evil next door neighbour is taking his quest for world domination on holiday to Africa! Can Wilf save the day again?Join Wilf on an animal-tastic jungle adventure, with laughs on every page and exuberant illustrations by the talented Jamie Littler.
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  • Wild Flowers

    By Jen Green
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    Jen Green
    There are thousands of wild flower species, and no two look exactly alike. This book will help you explore the wonderful world of flowers. Learn about how they live, what there life cycles are and all about their different habitats from woodlands to meadows and even in towns and cities. It is part of The Great Nature Hunt a series of books for children aged 7+ which are a great resource for the Science curriculum. They help children make systematic and careful observations, gather data and record their findings. Each book is full of puzzles and challenges through which children can learn, while having fun.
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  • Wilf the Mighty Worrier Battles a Pirate

    By Georgia Pritchett, Jamie Littler
    Authors:
    Georgia Pritchett
    Illustrated by:
    Jamie Littler
    Things Wilf was worried about before: 1. Lion dentists. 2. Creepy crawlies wearing wigs. 3. Marmite. Things Wilf is worried about now: 4. The most evil man in the world. 5. Anyone called Alan. 6. Alan deciding to become a pirate and destroy the world. Alan is Wilf's self-styled evil lunatic next-door-neighbour. He has a grumpy robot sidekick and a silent right-hand-dog, Kevin Phillips. He is ridiculous. But when Alan decides that pirating is an excellent way to destroy the world, Wilf knows he will have to overcome his fear of parrots and walking the plank to stop him...
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  • Wall Paintings

    By Nathaniel Harris
    Authors:
    Nathaniel Harris
    Featuring six wall paintings from around the world, this book explores the stories told through the art form, from Aboriginal fable in Australian rock painting to political statement in the Easter Rising mural. Each wall painting is looked at in detail, and a more general introduction to the medium provides a historical context.Fun, step-by-step projects show children how to create their own wall paintings, using the techniques of the art form. Design a graffiti poster, create a mural or paint an awe-inspiring frescoe!The Stories in Art series explores the narratives told through different art mediums. Other titles in the series:Stained Glass WindowsMosaicsTapestries and TextilesSculptureDecorated Pottery
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  • Wicked Wildlife

    By Helen Greathead
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    Helen Greathead
    Would you swim with alligators or piranha? Would you fight a bear or a giant squid? These diabolical situations and more will have you running for cover as you plunge into a series of fiendish questions and answers. Brilliant author, Helen Greathead, has plucked some sticky situations (and some sharp spiny ones, too!) from the world of wildlife and mashed them up into brain-tastic challenges. All you have to do is choose!So, come on, what would YOU choose?
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  • The Wishing-Chair Again

    By Enid Blyton
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    Enid Blyton
    A classic children's story from one of the world's best-loved children's authors, Enid Blyton - be whisked away by these magical Wishing-Chair stories.Mollie and Peter are home for the holidays and they long to see their pixie friend Chinky and their magic Wishing-Chair. Together they have wonderful adventures, but what happens when the Wishing-Chair is stolen and then gets its wings cut off by the naughty Slipperies?First published in 1950, this edition contains the original text. Inside illustrations are by Rene Cloke, and the cover is by Mark Beech.
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    Whizzy Science

    By Anna Claybourne
    Authors:
    Anna Claybourne
    Send a rocket sky-high, create explosions and make a cup squawk like a parrot! Not only that, these fun craft experiments help you learn about science, too. This book will guide you in easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions through over 70 great crafty experiments, as well as explaining the science of sound, forces, light, how things change and how they grow.Using readily available materials that you can find around your house or school, these experiments couldn't be simpler - or more fun!- includes beautiful step-by-step illustrations- all experiments can be carried out at home or in school- Ties into the science National Curriculum
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  • Wardok the Sky Terror

    By Adam Blade
    Authors:
    Adam Blade
    Unlock your exclusive Battle Shield in the Beast Quest game - this book contains a secret code.An old enemy seeks revenge on Avantia's heroes, and the safety of the kingdom of Tangala is also under threat. Tom must find the Crown Jewels of Tangala, or Velmal's Beasts will destroy everything!Don't miss the other books in Series 15: Velmal's Revenge- Xerik the Bone Cruncher- Plexor the Raging Reptile- Quagos the Armoured Beetle
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  • Wilf the Mighty Worrier Saves the World

    By Georgia Pritchett, Jamie Littler, Mel Giedroyc
    Authors:
    Georgia Pritchett
    Illustrated by:
    Jamie Littler
    Read by:
    Mel Giedroyc
    Things Wilf was worried about before: 1) Stuffed animals. 2) Peanut Butter. 3) Creepy crawlies that have waggly feeler things instead of eyes. Things Wilf is worried about now: 4) The most evil man in the world. 5) The most evil man in the world living next door. 6) Anyone called Alan. When Alan, a self-styled Evil Lunatic, moves in next door with his grumpy robot sidekick and his silent right-hand-dog, Kevin Phillips, Wilf knows he will have to find a way to overcome his fears. And soon he realises: only he can stop Alan's ridiculous yet still Quite Evil plan to destroy the world...(P)2015 WF Howes Ltd
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  • Wolves

    By Tim Harris
    Authors:
    Tim Harris
    Planned with reference to the Key Stage 2 national curriculum, this title looks at how wolves work together to survive in their habitat. It explains how they find food, bring up their young and defend themselves against predators. It also shows how factors such as the environment and the availability of resources shape the physical and behavioural characteristics of wolves. Pages are illustrated with full colour photographs and specially commissioned artworks suitable for readers of seven and above.
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  • Work

    By Nicola Barber, Paul Harrison
    Authors:
    Nicola Barber, Paul Harrison
    Roman Life is a series that will explore the establishment of the Roman Empire and the notable people of the age, such as Augustus, Virgil and Homer. The text will chronicle the features and characteristics of the Roman age and explore the lives of the different social classes, as well as men, women and children. Readers will learn what it was like to live as a Roman, be able to compare how their present lives have been influenced by the past and learn how much has changed since Roman times.This title looks at the different types of jobs that both poor and rich Romans had. It explains what a consul, senator or legionary did, and what the duties of the emperor were. It also shows what being a gladiator, priest or priestess, farmer or chariot racer involved.
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  • Wetland Animals

    By Sonya Newland
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    Sonya Newland
    Wetland Animals investigates how people are working to save one of our most important ecosystems, and the millions of animals that rely on the world's wetlands for survival.It is part of the Saving Wildlife series, which investigates the world's endangered species in the context of their different environments.
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  • Wisher and the Noisy Crows

    By Georgie Adams, Anna Currey
    Authors:
    Georgie Adams
    Illustrated by:
    Anna Currey
    One cold winter morning, Wisher the rabbit goes to visit her crow friends Craggs and Clary. But the crows have worrying news. It seems like the people-folk want to chop down Oak Wood! Can Wisher and her very special ears discover the truth and save the day?Heartwarming and hilarious, with Anna Currey's charming illustrations, this is a brilliant animal adventure series from a bestselling children's author.
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