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Franklin Watts

Optician

James Nixon
Authors:
James Nixon

When was the last time you had your eyesight tested or visited an optician? Perhaps one day you might like to become an optician too? In this book you will meet our optician, Nicola - and some of the people she works with - and see what she does at work every day. Find out about the special equipment she uses and all the different tests she does to check the health of people's eyes.Brilliant introductory books for very young readers that follow real professionals around their place of work to give a flavour of what it means to work in a particular job.

Franklin Watts

Vet

James Nixon
Authors:
James Nixon
Franklin Watts

History of Football

James Nixon
Authors:
James Nixon

Find out how the game developed from a medieval kick-about on the streets into the most popular sport on the planet. Football has come a long way from its roots in the Middle Ages to the professional sport it is today. This complete story of football shows you the game's most legendary players and some of the greatest teams in history.The Football World series takes a broad look at football on the world stage, covering players, leagues, competitions and the history of football. Each title includes statistics and fun facts and is perfect for football fans aged 8 and up who want to know it all.

Franklin Watts

Cup Competitions

James Nixon
Authors:
James Nixon

Find out all you ever wanted to know about the biggest tournaments in world football! Read about events such as the World Cup and the Euros, as well as club competitions, including the Champions League and the FA Cup. Discover how each competition works, the past champions and some of football's greatest stories.The Football World series takes a broad look at football on the world stage, covering players, leagues, cup competitions and the history of football. Each title includes statistics and fun facts and is perfect for football fans aged 8 and up who want to know it all.

Franklin Watts

Leagues

James Nixon
Authors:
James Nixon
Franklin Watts

How to be a... BMX Champion

James Nixon
Authors:
James Nixon

This series is all about the exhilarating world of extreme sports and what it takes to become a top professional. Each title lists the essential equipment you need and examines the basic skills, before going on to look at the more demanding tricks and stunts. There are also profiles of some of the greatest names in the sport, the biggest competitions in the world and the most fearsome locations that these daring competitors come up against.BMX Champion opens up the world of BMX biking, both racing and freestyle. Techniques, facts, stats and competitor profiles grab young readers' attention and ensure a thrilling read from cover to cover.

Franklin Watts

Gymnastics

James Nixon
Authors:
James Nixon

First Sport is a simple, fun series that gives young readers a first look at popular sports and pastimes. Equipment, basic rules and keeping safe are all looked at, as well as learning more advanced skills and taking part in competitions.First Sport: Gymnastics describes what it takes to be a top gymnast. Find out all about basic and more advanced moves and learn about the apparatus, including the beam and high bar.

Franklin Watts

Football

James Nixon
Authors:
James Nixon

Are you mad about football and want to start playing yourself? First Sport: Football explores how to play the world's most popular team sport, from the most basic moves to tackling, dribbling and taking corners and free kicks.First Sport is a simple, fun series that gives young readers a first look at popular sports and pastimes. Equipment, basic rules and keeping safe are all looked at, as well as learning more advanced skills and taking part in competitions. Pictures show the sport step-by-step with friendly simple text. Perfect for readers aged 7 and up.

Franklin Watts

Martial Arts

James Nixon
Authors:
James Nixon

Always thought martial arts were cool? Do you want to learn more about them? First Sport: Martial Arts looks at the basic aims and moves of judo, karate and taekwando.First Sport is a simple, fun series that gives young readers a first look at popular sports and pastimes. Equipment, basic rules and keeping safe are all looked at, as well as learning more advanced skills and taking part in competitions. Pictures show the sport step-by-step with simple friendly text. Perfect for readers aged 7 and up.

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The 1990s

James Nixon
Authors:
James Nixon
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The 2000s

James Nixon
Authors:
James Nixon

My Family Remembers offers a look at decades in recent history through the memories of members of a selection of families. Employing running text, featured quotations and colour and black and white photographs, each book is a fascinating in-depth look at the contrasts in life between `then` and `now` through the memories of people who actually were there.

Franklin Watts

Support Worker

James Nixon
Authors:
James Nixon

Can you see yourself as someone who enjoys helping people? If so, have you ever wondered what it might be like to work as a support worker? This is a careers book that focuses on one type of job within its industry. Follow Dan, a support worker who works with adults who have learning disabilities, as he guides you around his place of work. He explains everything in a clear and informative way - from how support plans are developed, the ways in which they help people keep mobile and independent, to the wide range of skills they use on a daily basis. He also introduces ways to begin and progress in your career. Clear photographs help as he explains the skills, qualifications and temperament you need to become a support worker.Part of the series, What We Do. Six books that explore six practical career options for children aged 9+.

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Knights

James Nixon
Authors:
James Nixon
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Passing and Dribbling

James Nixon
Authors:
James Nixon
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Skateboarding

James Nixon
Authors:
James Nixon

First Sport is a simple, fun series that gives young readers a first look at popular sports and pastimes. Equipment, basic rules and keeping safe are all looked at, as well as learning more advanced skills and taking part in competitions.First Sport: Skateboarding describes what it takes to be a top skater. Find out all about basic and more advanced moves and learn about the stunning tricks skaters can pull off.

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Shooting and Scoring

James Nixon
Authors:
James Nixon
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Defending and Goalkeeping

James Nixon
Authors:
James Nixon

Learn how to become a top defender or goalkeeper. The book shows you how to improve skills, such as slide tackling, marking, jockeying, diving saves and much more! The Football File series shows you how to master the beautiful game. Each book has tips for training and playing, as well as an introduction to some of the stars of the sport.

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The 1980s

James Nixon
Authors:
James Nixon
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Tractors

James Nixon
Authors:
James Nixon

Written and designed for the young reader, an introductory to Machines On the Move . This eight book series explores a wide range of fascinating machines through clear explanatory text supported by superb colour photographs and illustrations

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Trucks

James Nixon
Authors:
James Nixon

Written and designed for the young reader, an introductory to Machines On the Move . This eight book series explores a wide range of fascinating machines through clear explanatory text supported by superb colour photographs and illustrations