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Franklin Watts

Ten Trucks

Chris Oxlade
Authors:
Chris Oxlade

Find out all about ten amazing trucks!There are lots of ways machines can be cool. They can be the biggest, the smallest, the tallest, the longest and even the noisiest. Machine mad kids will love pouring over the details of ten awesome machines. Fantastic Five stat panels give the scoop on what makes these machines tick and key design features are highlighted to help you learn something new about your favourite diggers, tractors, trucks and emergency vehicles.Perfect for readers who can't get enough of books about machines, but who have outgrown the simple picture books aimed at a much younger level. Those who are beginning to read by themselves will find the text fun to read and accessible. There are four books in the series: Trucks, Fire Engines & Emergency Vehicles, Diggers, and Tractors & Farm Machines.For children aged 5+

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Ten Fire Engines and Emergency Vehicles

Chris Oxlade
Authors:
Chris Oxlade

Find out all about ten amazing emergency vehicles!There are lots of ways machines can be cool. They can be the biggest, the smallest, the tallest, the longest and even the noisiest. Machine mad kids will love pouring over the details of the ten awesome machines in each book. Fantastic Five stat panels give the scoop on what makes these machines tick and key design features are highlighted to help you earn something new about your favourite diggers, tractors, trucks ad emergency vehicles.Perfect for readers who can't get enough of books about machines, but who have outgrown the simple picture books aimed at a much younger level. Those who are beginning to read by themselves will find the text fun to read and accessible.For children aged 5+

Franklin Watts

Cricket

Chris Oxlade
Authors:
Chris Oxlade

Looking to take up a new sport? Or just thinking about ways to keep fit and healthy? This book is a great introduction to all the important cricket skills you'll need. Full of skills tips and photos showing key techniques, you'll discover everything - from training to competing - while also finding out something about cricket stars of the past and present.

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the Great Depression?

Emma Marriott
Authors:
Emma Marriott

Look at the events that lead to the Wall Street Crash of October 1929 and the shockwaves that it sent around the world, leading to economic crisis and financial panic and plunging millions into unemployment, eviction from their homes and grinding poverty. Explore the legacy of the Great Depression internationally, both in terms of the bad things that came out of it, such as political ferment leading to the rise of fascism, and the good things, including the expansion of the welfare state and provision for those in need, technological innovation and the rise of the cinema industry.

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WWII?

Emma Marriott
Authors:
Emma Marriott
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Volcanoes

Chris Oxlade
Authors:
Chris Oxlade
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Mountains

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Rivers

Chris Oxlade
Authors:
Chris Oxlade
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Seas and Coasts

Chris Oxlade
Authors:
Chris Oxlade
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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
Authors:
Chris Oxlade

Read about how the Moon shines and why we have night and day. Find out about the surface of the Moon. Discover what the far side of the Moon is. Learn about the astronauts who have visited the Moon.

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Popcorn: In Space: Earth

Chris Oxlade
Authors:
Chris Oxlade

Read about the planet we live on and its place in the solar system. Discover why we have night and day. Find out about the hottest and coldest places on Earth and explore why the Sun is important for life on Earth.

Franklin Watts

Fire Disaster

Chris Oxlade
Authors:
Chris Oxlade

Find out how people react and rebuild their lives and the environment when Fire Disasters occur and what communities and the emergency services do in response.

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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

Clive Gifford

Clive Gifford is the author of more than 150 children's books including Eye Benders, winner of the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize, Royal Society-nominated Out of This World and Cool Technology which won the School Library Association Information Book Award. He has travelled through 70 countries, run a computer games company and taken part in all manner of sports from parachuting and gliding to Ultimate Frisbee. Clive's official website can be found at www.clivegifford.co.uk

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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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