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  • Steve Backshall's Deadly series: Deadly Top Ten Activity Book

    By Steve Backshall
    Authors:
    Steve Backshall
    Put your DEADLY knowledge to the test with Steve Backshall's next fun and interactive activity book.
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  • Supermum: A book about mothers

    By Mick Manning, Brita Granström
    Authors:
    Mick Manning, Brita Granström
    Supermum is everywhere - she's up a tree, deep in the ocean, high in the sky, or she may even be standing next to you! Because supermum is every mum, from a tiny ant to a giant blue whale, and this book reminds us just how super a mum can be.The Wonderwise series presents facts in a way that will inspire young children's imaginations about the world around them.
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  • School

    By Ruth Thomson
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    Ruth Thomson
    These books will help you think about and look around your local area. Find out what your surroundings can tell you about how people live and work, where they shop and go to school and how they travel and spend their leisure time. Discover the clues that will tell you how people lived in the past. Think about the changes that could benefit your local area, whether it's your home, school or further afield.
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  • Science and Technology

    By Bob Fowke
    Authors:
    Bob Fowke
    'Who's Who in Science and Technology' contains biographies of 250 of the most important people in the history of science and technology. Written in an informal, friendly style, the book provides essential information about their lives. Aimed at children of 8-12 years, the book is easy to use, with cross references, a glossary and an index. The text is interspersed with appealing cartoon-style illustrations.Includes a huge range of biographies from physicists and deep thinkers, geographers, sailors and ship designers, engineers and architects, gods, biologists, naturalists, geniuses, chemists, doctors and bacterilologists, manufacturers, mathematicians, geologiests, artists, inventors, astronomers, ancient greeks and airmen.Expert consultant: Dr Miles Taylor of King's College, University of London.
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  • Secrets of Animal Life Cycles

    By Andrew Solway
    Authors:
    Andrew Solway
    Enter the exciting world of science and uncover some of its mysteries. In Secrets of Animal Life Cycles, find out about the different ways animals reproduce, why some animals care for their young and why some animals don't. Learn about metamorphosis, survival and what happens when animals die.Part of the series Science Secrets, these books will help children unlock the answers to lots of fascinating science questions. Hands-on experiments, with simple step-by-step instructions, support the text and allow the reader to become the scientist and test the key ideas for themselves.
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  • Saving Water

    By Jen Green
    Authors:
    Jen Green
    Why is water precious?What happens when water is scarce?What is being done to take care of water?The Environment Detective Investigates helps you to answer these questions and many more about saving water. Find out why living things need water, how people waste water and how we can help to save water.
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  • Somalia

    By Sonya Newland
    Authors:
    Sonya Newland
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  • Sea Rescue Services

    By Kathryn Walker
    Authors:
    Kathryn Walker
    Emergency 999! Sea Rescue Services explores all aspects of the coastguard from the types of emergencies they attend, what uniform they wear and the type of equipment they use to save lives.
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  • Steve Jobs

    By Adam Sutherland
    Authors:
    Adam Sutherland
    The series focuses on the people who inspire children today. This book looks at the background, life and achievements of Steve Jobs. It examines his impact on the communications industry and popular culture as well as detailing the everyday facets of his job and how he gained such success.
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  • Stem Cell Research

    By Pete Moore
    Authors:
    Pete Moore
    This series shows balanced arguments for and against issues affecting our modern world. The books study each argument in detail and explore the history of each topic. The use of case studies throughout bring the issues to light.
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  • Sports People

    By Adam Sutherland
    Authors:
    Adam Sutherland
    This title looks at key sports figures from black history such as Jesse Owens, Muhammad Ali and Usain Bolt. Biographies of each individual detail their childhood, struggles and achievements, looking at the legacy they have left behind today.
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  • Sudan

    By Jillian Powell
    Authors:
    Jillian Powell
    Countries in Our World focuses on the countries that shape and influence our modern world. Each book examines physical features, daily life, industry, media, leisure and much more. Each title in Countries in our World is a mine of useful information ideal for school and project work.Sudan offers a look at this fascinating and largely unknown country and includes up-to-date information resulting from the region of South Sudan recently declaring itself an independent nation.
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  • Super Animals

    By Anne Rooney
    Authors:
    Anne Rooney
    Do you know how a sea cucumber hides from danger? Or how some wild cats catch their dinner? No? Then find out in Super Animals - filled with facts about some of the world's most amazing animals. Slipstream is a new generation of reading resources specifically designed for struggling and reluctant readers. Through exciting and carefully levelled texts, Slipstream enables readers to accelerate their reading experience.This book is part of Slipstream LEVEL 1. The 300-word text is levelled for readers with a reading age of 5-7, but its engaging content makes it perfect for a wide range of older readers too.All texts are levelled by reading experts Dee Reid and Diana Bentley.
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  • The Story of eBay

    By Franklin Watts
    Authors:
    Franklin Watts
    Have you ever wondered why McDonald's or Coca-Cola are so successful? Why Microsoft seems to run the world? Or why Nike dominates the sportswear market? Find the answers to these questions in this fascinating series. A combination of lively text packed with information and full-colour photography takes the reader on a journey of discovery, past the hype and publicity, to a place where they are fully informed and able to make their own assessments.
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  • Sharks

    By Jen Green
    Authors:
    Jen Green
    Probably one of the most feared predators on the planet, sharks are incredibly dangerous wild animals. This book looks at their habitat, how they hunt and what makes them such fearsome predators. Striking photographs and amazing facts make these creatures leap off the page!Part of the series Amazing Animals which takes a close-up look at some of the worlds most amazing animals including Alligators and Crocodiles, Bears and Tigers.
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  • The Story of Starbucks

    By Franklin Watts
    Authors:
    Franklin Watts
    Have you ever wondered why McDonald's or Coca-Cola are so successful? Why Microsoft seems to run the world? Or why Nike dominates the sportswear market? Find the answers to these questions in this fascinating series. A combination of lively text packed with information and full-colour photography takes the reader on a journey of discovery, past the hype and publicity, to a place where they are fully informed and able to make their own assessments.
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  • The Story of Apple

    By Franklin Watts
    Authors:
    Franklin Watts
    Have you ever wondered why McDonald's or Coca-Cola are so successful? Why Microsoft seems to run the world? Or why Nike dominates the sportswear market? Find the answers to these questions in this fascinating series. A combination of lively text packed with information and full-colour photography takes the reader on a journey of discovery, past the hype and publicity, to a place where they are fully informed and able to make their own assessments.
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  • Snake

    By Clare Hibbert
    Authors:
    Clare Hibbert
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  • Samba and Salsa

    By Rita Storey
    Authors:
    Rita Storey
    Do you want to learn to dance? This book features two dances that are danced by amateurs and professionals around the world: the samba and the salsa. Find out where the dances originated and learn some simple steps and then put your own routine together!
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  • A Spider?

    By Jinny Johnson
    Authors:
    Jinny Johnson
    I'm a clever spider. Read about my life - how i grew, what i like to eat and how i spin silk and make webs to trap my food.Part of the Sereis What's It Like To Be..., these delightfully illustrated books introduce children to some familiar insects and spiders.
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