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  • Coasts and Seashores

    By Jinny Johnson
    Authors:
    Jinny Johnson
    Each watery environment on Earth is home to a unique variety of fish, mammals and other animals and plants. Find out about some of the incredible living things that make coasts and seashores around the world their home. Find out how they are adapted to survive, what they eat and what eats them!Six books in the series Watery Worlds is an accessible range of titles for children studying habitats at KS2.
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  • Cashing In?: The Banking Industry

    By Sarah Levete
    Authors:
    Sarah Levete
    Cashing In? explores the rollercoaster world of the banking industry, following its highs and lows, and explaining how this seemingly mysterious world makes its billions. Find out how banks use your money to grow their business, what the global economy is and how it works, why there is so much money to be made in banking and what happens to everyone when this big business goes wrong.Discover the world's biggest money-making industries and the secrets of their success in Big-time Business. From the pharmaceutical industry and entertainment world through to the business of beauty, banking, social networking and energy, find out why these enterprising worlds have a grip on the global economy and are considered the biggest money-generators on the planet. A high-interest exploration of the business world for 9+ readers.
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  • Coral Reefs

    By Jinny Johnson
    Authors:
    Jinny Johnson
    Each watery environment on Earth is home to a unique variety of fish, mammals and other animals and plants. Find out about some of the incredible living things that make coral reefs in tropical seas around the world their home. Find out how they are adapted to survive, what they eat and what eats them!Six books in the series Watery Worlds is an accessible range of titles for children studying habitats at KS2.
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  • Chimpanzees

    By Tim Harris
    Authors:
    Tim Harris
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    Cash, Savings and All That Stuff: A Guide to Money and How to Manage It

    By Kira Vermond, Clayton Hanmer
    Authors:
    Kira Vermond
    Illustrated by:
    Clayton Hanmer
    We all know that money is important, but do we understand how it actually works? This bumper illustrated book explains the mysteries of money and cash management in an light-hearted, humorous way that's perfect for teenagers. From how we work for money, to how we then make money work for us, it demystifies budgets, banking and credit cards and offers sensible strategies for saving and budgeting. With top tops from industry experts and an award-winning author, it also encourages entrepreneurial thinking and includes lots of ideas on how you can raise money for good causes.
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  • Charles Darwin

    By Cath Senker
    Authors:
    Cath Senker
    This title describes the life and career of Charles Darwin, including an account of his famous voyage and explanations of his theories of evolution and the origin of species, concluding with an analysis of his legacy and contribution to science. The science behind his theories and discoveries are explained through interesting diagrams, and quotation boxes from Darwin and his contemporaries give an insight into this famous scientist's mind.
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  • Community and Identity

    By Dan Lyndon
    Authors:
    Dan Lyndon
    The Black History series brings together a wide range of events and experiences from the past to promote knowledge and understanding of black culture today. This book looks at the growth of black communities across the world, and the strengthening of black identity.
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  • Chef

    By James Nixon
    Authors:
    James Nixon
    Have you ever wondered what it might be like to work as a chef? This is a careers book that focuses on just one type of job within its industry. Follow Phil, a sous chef in a restaurant as he guides you around his place of work. He explains everything in a clear and informative way - from buying ingredients to working as a head chef in a busy restaurant kitchen. Clear photographs help as he explains the skills, qualifications and temperament you need to become a chef.Part of the series, What We Do. Six books that explore six practical career options for children aged 9+.
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  • China

    By Annabel Savery
    Authors:
    Annabel Savery
    Going on holiday to China or are you just interested in the country? Then this is the book for you. Discover Beijing and the incredible Forbidden City, then travel out into the countryside to see how people live and work in rural areas. Travel along the Yangtze river before finally ending up in Hong Kong after experiencing the food, culture and vibrancy of this amazing country.Told from the viewpoint of a young visitor and packed with interesting tips on where to go and what to see, these bold and colourful books explore countries through a travel diary. Been There! is a series of eight books focussing on some of the most exciting cities on the world. Suitable for children studying countries at KS2 or for children who are just fascinated by other cultures and customs.
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  • Chomp! Munch! Chew!: A book about how animals eat

    By Karen Wallace, Ross Collins
    Authors:
    Karen Wallace
    Illustrated by:
    Ross Collins
    Some animals chomp, some munch and others just keep chewing - every kind of creature has its own special way of feeding. Gnawing or licking, nibbling or gobbling, Chomp! Munch! Chew! tells the amazing story of how animals eat, bringing their world alive with a crunch!The Wonderwise series presents facts in a way that will inspire young children's imaginations about the world around them.
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  • Countries

    By Jon Richards, Ed Simkins
    Authors:
    Jon Richards, Ed Simkins
    Welcome to the world of infographics! This exciting form of data visualisation uses icons, pictograms and graphics to present information to kids in a whole new way. Marvel at amazing facts about the countries of the world - all visualised in beautifully designed infographics and graphic organisers.
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  • Conservation Areas

    By Jack Gillett, Meg Gillett
    Authors:
    Jack Gillett, Meg Gillett
    Each title in the series addresses an environmental topic and illustrated its aspects with the help of maps. An introductory spread presents the topic of conservation areas and explains key ideas, concepts and vocabulary. Twelve spreads each introduce an area of the world, including a map locating relevant sites, graphs offering comparative data and photography.A spread at the back of the book provides further study and comparison exercises.
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  • Cloning and Genetic Engineering

    By Nicola Barber
    Authors:
    Nicola Barber
    Would you clone your favourite pet? What impact is the Human Genome Project having on scientific and medical research? For supporters of genetic engineering, this technology has opened up a world of possibilities. But its opponents voice many concerns about the moral rights and wrongs of 'tampering with nature'. It's time to consider Both Sides of the Story.The series, Both Sides of the Story, explores the major global debates of our time from two opposing viewpoints. Each book investigates the facts behind the headlines, the history behind current trends and the latest hot topics.
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  • Coca Cola

    By Cath Senker
    Authors:
    Cath Senker
    The books cover how the business came into being, the entrepreneurs behind the success of each brand, the key facts about the industry and their impact in the global market.
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  • Cadbury

    By Cath Senker
    Authors:
    Cath Senker
    The books cover how the business came into being, the entrepreneurs behind the success of each brand, the key facts about the industry and their impact in the global market.
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  • Cystic Fibrosis

    By Jillian Powell
    Authors:
    Jillian Powell
    The Explaining series looks at a range of conditions, illnesses and disabilities that affect children and adults all over the world. The books explain why they occur, how they are diagnosed, how they affect people and how they can be treated.Explaining: Cystic Fibrosis will help you understand what cystic fibrosis is and how it affects people. Case studies illustrate what is like to live with cystic fibrosis and how people with the condition manage it to live full and happy lives.
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  • China

    By Jillian Powell
    Authors:
    Jillian Powell
    In My Country: China, Li tells you all about living in China.In these easy-to-read books, a child introduces his or her country including the weather, climate, landscape, home, pastimes, school and the people who live there.
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  • Christmas

    By Cath Senker
    Authors:
    Cath Senker
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  • Childminder

    By Jillian Powell
    Authors:
    Jillian Powell
    Using specially commissioned photography, this series introduces the reader to common new and first experiences. The choice of titles reflect the most common types of experiences. The series uses the perspective of another child to tell the 'story' of a particular experience and explores how they feel by the event. At the end, advice will be given to help deal with difficult situations such as feeling jealous because a new baby in the family is getting everyone's attention.
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  • Civil Rights and Equality

    By Dan Lyndon
    Authors:
    Dan Lyndon
    The Black History series brings together a wide range of events and experiences from the past to promote knowledge and understanding of black culture today.This book looks at the battle against discrimination and segregation, and the growth of the Civil Rights movement.Dan Lyndon has been teaching for over 15 years, and is former head of history at Henry Compton School, London. He is a member of the Black and Asian Studies Association (BASA).
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