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Franklin Watts

Ten Trucks

Chris Oxlade
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Chris Oxlade
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Ten Fire Engines and Emergency Vehicles

Chris Oxlade
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Chris Oxlade
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the Great Depression?

Emma Marriott
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Emma Marriott
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WWII?

Emma Marriott
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Emma Marriott
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Creating an App

Chris Martin
Authors:
Chris Martin

With this book, the Quick Expert's Guide has crafted the perfect guide to becoming an expert app-maker. We show you how to create your very own amazing app from scratch - master HTMLs, programming, embed content galore, and get the insider knowledge on how to keep your user's coming back for more.The Quick Expert's Guide series aids the teaching of computing at KS2 and KS3, encouraging computational thinking and creativity. Each title includes features that break down the complex aspects of the subject, inspirational case studies, activities and a final project to test the reader's new skills. Chapter round-ups also offer tips on key words and phrases as well as boosting self esteem and confidence, in order to walk the walk and talk the talk of a true expert. Also in the series, Being a Youtuber, Building a Website and Computing and Programming.

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Cricket

Chris Oxlade
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Chris Oxlade
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Volcanoes

Chris Oxlade
Authors:
Chris Oxlade

All around us, our planet is changing. Some changes are sudden and dramatic; others are almost imperceptible and take years. Our Earth in Action looks at these changes - from climate change to erosion and human activity - in detail. Volcanoes examines different types of volcanoes and how they form as well as the impact they have on populations and countries.

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Our Amazing Planet

Jon Richards, Ed Simkins
Authors:
Jon Richards, Ed Simkins

Welcome to The World in Infographics! This highly visual title uses beautifully designed infographics to look at the amazing world around us from the natural world to the human body. Compare the world's longest rivers and the fastest animals. See the life of a star and the effects of climate change explained with these clever graphic images.Covering key scientific subject areas, this title is not only endlessly fascinating to dip in and out of, but is also very useful for homework help and school science projects for children aged 7+.Includes material from the Blue Peter Awards shortlisted title Animal Kingdom.

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Mountains

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Rivers

Chris Oxlade
Authors:
Chris Oxlade

Our Earth in Action examines in detail the forces that shape our planet. From earthquakes to erosion and from volcanoes to extreme weather, this series offers a wide-ranging resource for older children.Rivers takes a look at how rivers form and age, river science, flooding and dams. Included are case studies on the Mississippi and Nile rivers.

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Seas and Coasts

Chris Oxlade
Authors:
Chris Oxlade

Our Earth in Action examines in detail the forces that shape our planet. From earthquakes to erosion and from volcanoes to extreme weather, this series offers a wide-ranging resource for older children.Seas and Coasts takes a look at how the seas affect the world's coastal areas, including flooding, shaping coastal features, estuaries, deltas and environmental issues. Included is a case study on the Pacific Ocean.

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World War I

Chris Oxlade
Authors:
Chris Oxlade

In warfare the battles grab most of our attention. But there is a secret history to every war; a hidden world of spies, double agents, assassins and saboteurs. Secret History: World War I explores how each side tried to keep secrets from the enemy, while at the same time trying to break their codes and disrupt their missions. From invisible ink and secret codes, to propaganda and battle tactics, this book covers all of the main ways each side tried to outwit the other - and win the war.Secret History is a series of books exploring the six major conflicts of the 20th century.

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Polar Regions

Louise Spilsbury
Authors:
Louise Spilsbury

Can you imagine living and working at the North or South pole? It's the reality for some scientists, who inhabit laboratories in the frozen wastes of the Arctic or Antarctic. Research on the Edge - Polar Lab is a gripping look at the daily lives of these scientists, and the vital research they carry out in extreme conditions. Discover the difficulties of setting up a polar lab and the challenges of supplying equipment and necessities to the workers. Children can read about the conditions scientists live in, from where they sleep to how they keep warm, and some of the dangers they must avoid. Explore how research conducted under in polar lands can help with conservation, increase our understanding of climate change, and expand our knowledge of polar life, biodiversity and habitats. It can reveal untapped resources, and unknown eco-systems. Learn about the incredible technology that enables the scientists to live and work in dangerous conditions and the transport they use to travel around the poles. See how they attempt to live with as little impact on their environment as possible. Discover how scientists manage their data, and publish it in journals around the world, and see how their findings can affect the way we do things in our everyday lives. Find out about the international science community ­- where and why cutting-edge research is carried out, how it is paid for, and who owns the results. 'Danger' panels highlight some of the perils scientists face, while 'Cutting edge' panels detail the latest technology. Research on the Edge - Polar Lab is ideal for children age 9+, for geography and science projects, or simply as a great leisure read. Polar lands are not the only places where scientists work in extreme conditions. Try reading about the Rainforest Lab, the Space Lab and the Ocean Lab.

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Popcorn: In Space: Moon

Chris Oxlade
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Chris Oxlade
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Popcorn: In Space: Earth

Chris Oxlade
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Chris Oxlade
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Battles That Changed the World

Chris Oxlade, David West
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Chris Oxlade, David West
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Weather

Chris Oxlade
Authors:
Chris Oxlade

David West

David West is a graphic designer, illustrator and author of children's information books. He has produced over 500 titles on subjects ranging from dinosaurs and mythology to technology and science. Some of his best known titles include Brain Surgery for Beginners, Fifty Three and a Half Things that Changed the World and Dinosaurs in My Street. David went to art school in Kingston-upon-Thames and Harrow, where he specialised in information graphics. He lives in south west London with his wife, two sons, a cat and a goldfish who's over 14 years old.When he's not illustrating, writing and designing he can be found fishing for salmon in Scottish rivers or painting portraits for fun.

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