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  • Explaining... Asthma

    By Angela Royston
    Authors:
    Angela Royston
    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: Asthma will help you understand what asthma is and how it affects people. Case studies illustrate what is like to live with asthma and how people with the condition manage it to live full and happy lives.
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  • Elizabeth I

    By Moira Butterfield
    Authors:
    Moira Butterfield
    Each 'Discover the Tudors' title offers a fascinating look at a different key area of Tudor life, from monarchy to exploration.
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  • Everyday Life

    By Moira Butterfield
    Authors:
    Moira Butterfield
    Each 'Discover the Tudors' title offers a fascinating look at a different key area of Tudor life, from monarchy to exploration.
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  • Explaining... Down's Syndrome

    By Angela Royston
    Authors:
    Angela Royston
    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: Down's Syndrome will help you understand what Down's Syndrome is and how it affects people. Case studies illustrate what is like to live with Down's Syndrome and how people with it manage their conditions to live full and happy lives.
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  • The Egyptians

    By Sally Hewitt
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    Sally Hewitt
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  • Easter

    By Cath Senker
    Authors:
    Cath Senker
    This book introduces the reader to the festival of Easter and explores how one child and his family celebrate it. The book includes panels to show how people around the world celebrate Easter and a Easter recipe for you to try yourself.
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  • Entertainment

    By Mike Hobbs
    Authors:
    Mike Hobbs
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  • The EU Countries

    By Rob Bowden
    Authors:
    Rob Bowden
    This book describes each country in the EU, looking at the country's landscape, society, economy and industry and culture with a statistics panel listing population, language, ethnic composition, life expectancy, GDP and natural resources. A topic web shows links with the EU to other subject areas.
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  • Elizabeth I

    By Harriet Castor
    Authors:
    Harriet Castor
    Exciting stories about famous people, outlining their lives and the important events which made them memorable. Every page features easy-to-follow text and a black-and-white line drawing to help bring these events to life. Each title gives further facts about the famous person and the times in which he or she lived, plus a comprehensive time line detailing key dates. When Elizabeth I becomes queen, she is determined to be a great Tudor queen - and do it on her own! She rules for almost 45 years, beats the Spanish Armada and wins the love of her people. Find out all about the life of Elizabeth I with this story that is packed with all the facts.
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  • Elizabeth I

    By Harriet Castor
    Authors:
    Harriet Castor
    When Elizabeth I becomes queen, she is determined to be a great Tudor queen - and do it on her own! She rules for almost 45 years, beats the Spanish Armada and wins the love of her people. Find out all about the life of Elizabeth I with this story that is packed with all the facts and colourful pictures.This book is part of a series of picture books, Famous People, Great Events, which are suitable for ages 6-12. They tell the stories of famous men and women and great events in history and can be used to study the primary history curriculum. Written by successful authors, they are enjoyable reads which are packed with facts and colourful illustrations.
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    Elizabeth II's Reign - Celebrating 60 years of Britain's History

    By Jacqui Bailey
    Authors:
    Jacqui Bailey
    Elizabeth II's Reign examines the recent history of Britain. Exploring the Britain the Queen was born into and took over when her reign began, the Commonwealth, changing social times / family, fashion, technology and work the book builds up a picture of how life in Britain has changed.The book is bought alive with humourous cartoon and by memories in the form of quotes from people who remember the events and changes from the past 60 years. It is illustrated with pictures of the Queen and the Royal family and historical photos of life in Britain.With panels of facts about the Queen and the Royal Family, this is a great read for children and young adults in the year of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.Contents include:Sixty years on the throneThe end of the War (Rationing; marriages and births; a crumbling Empire; united for peace)A new Queen (King for a year; the Queen's father; coronation day; open to the public; good times...and bad)Family life (getting married; seen not heard; school days; pass or fail; all together; women's rights; all sorts of families; somewhere to live; instant houses; building blocks)Healthier and wealthier (paying the price; health for free; changing jobs; haves and have nots; the poverty line; going places; travelling by train; on the roads; it's good to talk; talking and walking, using computers)The way we live (a changing population; favourite food; super shops; well dressed; minis, bell-bottoms and safety pins; at the movies; what's on the box; from ballroom to the Beatles; festival time; by the seaside; packaged up)Looking aheadTimeline; further informationIndex
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  • Entrepreneurs

    By Geoff Barker
    Authors:
    Geoff Barker
    Want to be a star? In this series you`ll get close to all your favourite celebrities and find out how they became famous and what it took to make it to the top.
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  • Egyptians

    By Fiona Macdonald
    Authors:
    Fiona Macdonald
    This series allows you to explore the past through the eyes of a child. Discover what it was like to to go to school, play and grow up during some of the most exciting periods of history.Children in History: Egyptians offers a look at how children in Ancient Egypt lived through the use of images, artefacts and feature boxes, allowing the reader to travel back in time.
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  • Extreme Sports People

    By Paul Mason
    Authors:
    Paul Mason
    Celebrity Secrets feature nine celebrities in depth. The star's background, personal life and career highlights are explored. The books also features six mini-biographies of other celebrities.
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  • Events That Changed the World

    By Anita Ganeri
    Authors:
    Anita Ganeri
    On September 11, 2001, the twin towers of the World Trade Centre in New York City collapsed as a direct result of a terrorist attack. The resulting war on terrorism has had major consequences around the globe. Find out what the other top nine Events are that Changed the World!
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  • Eagles

    By Sally Morgan
    Authors:
    Sally Morgan
    "Swooping down from above is a huge bird. As it stretches out it's talons, it grabs a scurrying rabbit from the ground - it's an eagle, one of the most powerful birds on Earth." Read more about some of the world's most amazing and fascinating animals in this exciting eight book series
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  • The Egyptians

    By Jillian Powell
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    Jillian Powell
    Covering different historical eras, this informative series details all the topics one would expect to find in a history series, such as family life, food, religion, entertainment and warfare. However, it focuses on the most gruesome parts of these topics.
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  • Enemy Fire

    By Anthony Masters, Tim Sell
    Authors:
    Anthony Masters
    Illustrated by:
    Tim Sell
    The missile locked on to the heat of the jet fighter's engines. It closed in quickly before BOOM -- it blew up one of the engines. Now the pilot and navigator faced a life-or-death decision. Should they eject over enemy territory? What would happen if they were captured?
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  • Evacuation

    By Simon Adams
    Authors:
    Simon Adams
    The key events, figures and chronology of World War II provide the backdrop to the experiences of civilians during the war years. The different experiences of children and their families are shown from a child's perspective. Everyday lives are explored using real sources and accounts form the period including newspaper articles, posters, speeches and personal recollections. Readers are encouraged to identify with those who experienced the war.
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  • Early Medieval Times

    By John Malam
    Authors:
    John Malam
    A highly-illustrated series that explores the lives of people in past civilisations
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