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  • Double Dave

    By Sue Hendra, Lee Wildish
    Authors:
    Sue Hendra
    Illustrated by:
    Lee Wildish
    Dave wakes up to find someone else sleeping in his bed! It is orange just like Dave. It is big just like Dave. But it isn't Dave! Who could it be?From the bestselling creators of Barry the Fish with Fingers and How to Babysit a Grandad, comes another hilarious tale that is guaranteed to make young connoisseurs of toilet humour very happy.'I laughed so much I farted!' Edward, aged 6
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    The Darkest Part of the Forest

    By Holly Black
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    Holly Black
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    Dangerous Games

    By Teri Terry
    Authors:
    Teri Terry
    Fans of the award-winning SLATED trilogy won't want to miss this exclusive ebook sequel to Mind Games, a new psychological thriller from Teri Terry!Sixteen years after Luna took on the might of PareCo, her daughter Liberty is fighting for her independence, fighting for her freedom, fighting to discover who she really is.Constantly pushing the boundaries of what she can do in the virtual space of the void and still survive in the real world, it is only a matter of time before Liberty goes too far. And when the mysterious Ex offers to tell Liberty all her mother's secrets, it seems too good an opportunity to resist.But how will Liberty know what is real, or who she can trust - especially when it seems that the future of the void, and of the non-virtual world it connects to, may be at risk of destruction?
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  • Dead Heat

    By Shoo Rayner
    Authors:
    Shoo Rayner
    It's a boiling hot summer in Fort Finis Terrae! The locals are getting restless, and demand a sacrifice to try and end the drought. Will Brit and Festus be forced to give up their new best friend Romeo the hare?
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    Doctors and Nurses

    By Liz Gogerly
    Authors:
    Liz Gogerly
    Find out what a doctors and nurses do. Follow step-up-step activities to dress like a doctor, make a stethoscope and doctor's surgery. Then follow simple role plays to act out the part of a doctor or nurse!
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  • Defensive Action: The Immune System

    By Thomas Canavan
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    Thomas Canavan
    From the hairs on your head to the tips of your toes and everything in between. The body is broken down into different areas according to the jobs they do. One book looks at your vital organs, such as the heart or liver, while another looks at the amazing job your brain does and how it relates to your nervous system and helps you make sense of the world around you. Take a fascinating trip through the science behind your own body. Never mind outer space, it's all about your inner space!
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  • The Digital Age: 1947–Present Day

    By Charlie Samuels
    Authors:
    Charlie Samuels
    A must for Key Stage 3 students aged 11 and up, this engaging book uses timelines to describe scientific and technological advances from 1947 to the present day. The Digital Age investigates recent scientific developments, including major scientific advancements of the understanding of human genetics and the invention of the Internet. Each volume in the five-book series examines the story of scientific discovery in a series of timelines and each chapter examines either a particular aspect of science, or the life and work of an important scientist of the time. Parallels with other fields, such as astronomy and mathematics are highlighted so that readers can gain a rounded understanding of how scientists build on what has gone before and how science flourished in different parts of the world, or in different disciplines at the same time.
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  • Death

    By Sarah Levete
    Authors:
    Sarah Levete
    This book looks at how death is marked in many different ways by different religions and secular cultures. It looks at the ceremonies of Sikhs and Hindus who cremate the bodies of the deceased, and the Christians and Jewish burials. Find out why Muslims are buried facing Makkah, their holy city, and why some Buddhists are given a sky burial in which their body is left exposed to the elements. The Journey of Life series looks at the rites of birth, coming of age, marriage and death, and how religions and cultures celebrate them. It raises topical issues surrounding these stages and how they are marked by different religions.
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  • Decorated Pottery

    By Louise Spilsbury
    Authors:
    Louise Spilsbury
    Featuring six pieces of pottery from around the world, this book explores different types of story; from Greek legend in Pablo Picasso's Pan plaque to Chinese legend in the Fo porcelain lion-dog. Each piece of pottery is looked at in detail, and a more general introduction to the medium provides a historical context. Step-by-step projects show children how to create their own ceramic masterpieces, using the techniques of the art form. Cast a plaque, make a Nasca pot or produce your own plate!The Stories in Art series explores the narratives told through different art mediums. A great introduction to the history of art for children at Key Stage 2.
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    Dinosaurs in our Street

    By David West
    Authors:
    David West
    Welcome to a world where dinosaurs have suddenly appeared on our city streets. No one knows how they got here but now they are everywhere! Big scary, meat-eating ones like Tyrannosaurus Rex and Giganotosaurus; giant, long-necked ones like Diplodocus; noisy, trumpteting ones like Parasaurolophus; spiky armoured ones like Stegosaurus; and packs of dangerous little ones with sharp claws like Velociraptor (look out, they are stealing your football!). Fantastic, realistic graphic art combines with lively text to reveal the dinosaurs as they really might appear on our streets, accurately showing their size and colours, and helping young dinosaurs imagine what a real-life, face-to-face encounter with their favourite dinosaur might be like!A unique book that imagines what it would be like if dinosaurs lived on our streets today. Perfect for young dinosaur enthusiasts aged 7 and up, giving them the facts and stimulating their imaginations.
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  • Dragon

    By Steve Barlow, Steve Skidmore
    Authors:
    Steve Barlow, Steve Skidmore
    Take on the role of the hero and save the world in this fully interactive, choose-your-own-destiny adventure story.YOU are the last of the Dragon Warriors - humans who, by reciting a certain spell, can take on the form of a dragon. For centuries your land has been at peace, but now Grull has emerged from the Iron Mines with an army. You have to take dragon form to defend your people from goblin riders on 3-headed wolves, barbarian clansmen riding taurogriffs, grey knights riding scorpion-tailed manticores, before finally facing Grull himself and his elite guard mounted on rocs, the most powerful flying creatures in existence.Part of the I:Hero Immortals series - where the hero never dies! If you become trapped simply return to the Sacred Grove in human form and begin your adventure again. Written by the award-winning duo Steve Barlow and Steve SkidmoreAge appropriate for 6 to 8 year olds and more sensitive readers. Also suitable for reluctant readers and less confident older readers. Printed using a special font approved by the British Dyslexia Association.
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  • Dance Culture: Bhangra and Bollywood

    By Anna Claybourne
    Authors:
    Anna Claybourne
    Bollywood and bhangra dances are a riot of swirling colours, glitzy costumes and high energy beats. Look inside to find sensational step by step photo guides, a 5-minute interview with a leading Bollywood dance choreographer, the blog of a young dancer's experience at a reality TV dance show, plus record breaking facts and a potted history of the dances. The Radar series delivers streetwise, hot-topic reads for kids aged 9+. With bold, fresh design and topics that have bags of kid-appeal, Radar will encourage children to read - and keep reading!
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  • Digger Don

    By Elizabeth Dale
    Authors:
    Elizabeth Dale
    Digger Don is struck by lightning! Then he just can't stop digging - when will he stop The Tiddlers series features fun stories with a word count of fewer than 50 words for children who are just starting to read.A word list at the beginning of the story allows for a quick check of the reader's ability to read and understand words before reading, and a puzzle at the end of the story encourages rereading for pleasure.
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  • The Disappearing Dinner Lady

    By Kate Pankhurst
    Authors:
    Kate Pankhurst
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    Dead End Kids: Heroes of the Blitz

    By Bernard Ashley
    Authors:
    Bernard Ashley
    London is at war and as the Blitz rages, children like Josie and her brother Len face the same dangers as the adults. Can they find the strength to stand up against the onslaught?A tale of amazing bravery, inspired by the true story of the Dead End Kids of Wapping - young people who fought fires and rescued their friends and neighbours from bomb sites. Perfect for fans of Michael Morpurgo, this dramatic story brings the Second World War vividly to life.
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  • Diver

    By David Mckee
    Authors:
    David Mckee
    Mr Benn is an ordinary man who visits a fancy-dress shop where he tries on an outfit and enters a world of magical adventures!Mr Benn puts on a diving suit and plunges into the middle of an argument between two submarines. With the help of a mermaid, and even King Neptune himself, he resolves the row, by creating two sea monsters!A much-loved classic children's character reissued for children of today to enjoy!'The very name is enough to induce a warm glow of childish bliss...' Telegraph
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  • Dragons

    By Jorge Santillan
    Authors:
    Jorge Santillan
    Learn to Draw: Dragons shows children how to draw six incredible dragons, from magical, wicked and flying dragons to fire-breathing, water and Chinese dragons. Each drawing is broken down into seven simple, easy-to-follow steps to help children create, and then colour in, their own dragon pictures. Fact boxes on each spread provide information about dragons, allowing children to learn about, as well as to draw, them. A glossary at the back of the book explains any complicated words, and a 'More Information' section gives suggestions as to how children can find out more about dragons and dragon myths.If children have loved learning to draw dragons, why not try learning to draw dinosaurs, baby animals, fairies, mermaids, unicorns, knights, castles, pirates and pirate ships in other titles in the series?
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  • Dance Culture: Brazilian Dance

    By Liz Gogerly
    Authors:
    Liz Gogerly
    The amazing mix of martial arts, dance and gravity-defying acrobatics makes Brazil's capoeira one of today's most fascinating dance styles. Make sure it's on your radar! Discover step-by-step guides to some of the popular moves to get you started, learn about the history of this fascinating Brazilian dance, read an interview with a leading capoeira coach and the real life story of a young capoeirista! The Radar series delivers streetwise, hot-topic reads for kids aged 9+. With bold, fresh design and topics that have bags of kid-appeal, Radar will encourage children to read - and keep reading!
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  • The Dragon Path

    By Helen Moss
    Authors:
    Helen Moss
    A mysterious mission. A deadly secret.Can Ryan and Cleo survive the Dragon Path?Ryan Flint and Cleo McNeil are heading to China with their parents to examine an archaeological site. But when Cleo's grandmother tells them about a secret that haunts her past, they're plunged into a new mystery. Ryan thought he'd used up a lifetime's supply of adventure - now he's surrounded by fire-breathing dragons, ancient poisons and an army of terracotta warriors! Sometimes, just staying alive is an adventure . . .The second in a fantastic new series from the author of the Adventure Island books.
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  • Daisy the Festival Fairy

    By Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper
    Authors:
    Daisy Meadows
    Illustrated by:
    Georgie Ripper
    Daisy the Festival Fairy makes sure that every summer is full of exciting things to do. But this year, a strange breeze isin the air, and an icy snowstorm threatens to ruin all the fun plans. Can Rachel and Kirsty help stop Jack Frost before festivals everywhere are ruined?
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