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  • Wash, Scrub, Brush: A book about keeping clean

    By Mick Manning, Brita Granström
    Authors:
    Mick Manning, Brita Granström
    How often do you wash your hands? When did you last scrub your nails? And did you brush your hair this morning? Keeping clean takes up a lot of time and energy, so why do we have to do it? Find the answer in this lively exploration of personal hygiene, both human and animal - perfect for anyone who needs a little convincing about the need to Wash, Scrub, Brush!The Wonderwise series presents facts in a way that will inspire young children's imaginations about the world around them.
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  • Wheels Keep Turning: a book about simple machines

    By Mick Manning, Brita Granström
    Authors:
    Mick Manning, Brita Granström
    Long ago an idea began turning in human minds - the idea was a wheel and once it had started it couldn't be stopped. Join in the celebration of human ingenuity in a whirlwind tour of the history of the wheel, from rolling logs and a potter's wheel to air-filled tyres and a spinning CD. And discover how Wheels Keep Turning!The Wonderwise series presents facts in a way that will inspire young children's imaginations about the world around them.
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  • Wait Your Turn, Tilly

    By Lisa Regan
    Authors:
    Lisa Regan
    Doing the right thing isn't always easy! Like all children, Tilly wants to do everything right now, and sometimes she just can't wait! For example, if her brother or a friend is playing with a game or toy that she wants, or if an adult's talking and she wants something, or if party bags are being handed out... How can she be patient?This book explores different scenarios that would make a child impatient and then give three possible ways of dealing with this, one of which is right and the other two are wrong. Can you decide which is the right thing to do?
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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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  • What's Up?: A book about the sky and space

    By Mick Manning, Brita Granström
    Authors:
    Mick Manning, Brita Granström
    What's Up? takes you on a journey of discovery up to the stars and beyond. Join two inquisitive children who travel higher and higher as they zoom past towering skyscrapers, gigantic mountains, jumbo jets, satellites and stars - until at last the two friends find out what really is up there. But then how do they get down?The Wonderwise series presents facts in a way that will inspire young children's imaginations about the world around them.
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  • What's Under The Bed?: A book about the Earth beneath us

    By Mick Manning, Brita Granström
    Authors:
    Mick Manning, Brita Granström
    What's Under the Bed? travels to the mysterious world that is just beneath our feet. Follow the underground adventures of two children and their cat to explore secret caves, fossils and even silver, gold and diamonds before eventually discovering what really is under the bed.Wonderwise is an award-winning series of information books, perfect for introducing younger children to non-fiction. The series presents facts in a way that will inspire young children's imaginations about the world around them. The books include notes and activities to support the new primary curriculum.
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  • Water

    By Jen Green
    Authors:
    Jen Green
    This title looks at wasting water and offers solutions for readers to reduce, reuse and recycle water, in order to improve the environment.
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  • What's It Made Of

    By Terry Jennings
    Authors:
    Terry Jennings
    Why do we need materials? We need them to make everything we use.What's It Made Of? shows you how materials such as wood, metal, glass and wool are used to make nearly everything around us. Lively text, bright pictures and fun puzzles will help you learn all about materials.Part of the series Now You Know Science - 6 titles that cover fun science topics.
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  • Wildflower Wood

    By Rosie Banks
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    Rosie Banks
    Wicked Queen Malice has cast a spell on Summer's storybook and unleashed all the fairytale baddies into the Secret Kingdom. Now the gnomes of Flower Forest are being terrorised by a giant, who's destroying the precious sugarsap trees! Can the girls catch the giant and get him back in the book before the peaceful land is ruined for ever?
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  • Winston Churchill

    By Sarah Ridley
    Authors:
    Sarah Ridley
    An engaging first-look at some of the most important and influential people in history. Churchill is famous for leading Britain as our Prime Minister during World War II and is one of history's most important leaders.
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  • Wash and Clean

    'Healthy Habits: Wash and Clean' explains how keeping clean helps all animals to stay healthy. It explores the different ways in which animals wash their bodies, groom themselves and keep their teeth clean.This book is part of a friendly series that helps young readers to explore the differences and similarities between us and the animal world and to learn some healthy habits along the way. Illustrated with stunning photographs and featuring tips and advice for healthy living, this series will engage as well as inform.
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  • Winter

    By Clare Collinson
    Authors:
    Clare Collinson
    Explore all the different things that make us think about Winter - from the weather to tastes and sounds. The friendly text, suitable for children aged 5+, includes seasonal poems and is illustrated with beautiful large photographs and works of art. It is perfect for a seasonal topic in an early years, or key stage 1 setting. Question panels encourage readers to relate the ideas in the book to their own experiences of Winter. Teacher's notes and activities help you make the most of the book.Is is part of a series 'Thinking about the seasons'.
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  • Weather Fairies Treasury

    By Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper
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    Daisy Meadows
    Illustrated by:
    Georgie Ripper
    This fantastic story collection features abridged versions of the seven Weather Fairies titles: Crystal the Snow Fairy, Abigail the Breeze Fairy, Pearl the Cloud Fairy, Goldie the Sunshine Fairy, Evie the Mist Fairy, Storm the Lightning Fairy and Hayley the Rain Fairy. Each story is accompanied by wonderful full-colour illustrations. This really is the perfect gift for all fairy fans!
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  • The Wheelie Thing

    By Tom Easton
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    Tom Easton
    The clam phone rings and Sea Force Four set out on another mission. Ozzy Octopus has found a funny object with wheels, handlebars and a basket on the seabed. What could it be?
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  • The Wickedest Witch

    By Katie Dale
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    Katie Dale
    The Wicked Witch is scary, right?She'll wave her wand, give you a fright?Don't be so speedy to agree -she's pretty cool...just wait and see!
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  • Wild West Walk

    By Catherine Coe, Jan Mccafferty
    Authors:
    Catherine Coe
    Illustrated by:
    Jan Mccafferty
    Casper and his best friend, Pete, can't wait to go on an adventure to the Wild West. They pack everything they will need...except a map! Where is the Wild West? Will the two cowboys ever find it?
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  • Winter

    By Paul Humphrey
    Authors:
    Paul Humphrey
    In this book find out about all the things that happen during the cold months of winter.it is part of 'The Changing Seasons' series, which looks at how plants, animals and people adapt to the different seasons. Each book has a simple text, with one sentence per page and stunning large photographs. They also feature fantastic project ideas. They are ideal books for young children studying the seasons. Each book also features useful teaching and literacy notes for teachers or parents.
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  • Wicked Aunt Baba: a Russian Tale

    By Jillian Powell
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    Jillian Powell
    Wicked Aunt Baba wants to eat Tasha for dinner! Can Tasha escape in time...?
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  • When I'm At Work: Doctor

    By Deborah Chancellor
    Authors:
    Deborah Chancellor
    Find out what daily life is like for a doctor and what different things a doctor's day consists of.
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  • The Wicked Stepmother Helps Out

    By Tony Bradman, Sarah Warburton
    Authors:
    Tony Bradman
    Illustrated by:
    Sarah Warburton
    The Wicked Stepmother wants to do something to help people - and make amends for her past. But trying to find the right job proves tricky - until the Bad Fairy gives her an idea...
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