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Author Spotlight with Graham Marks

Guy Parker-Rees

Guy Parker-Rees is the award-winning author of whole shelf of bestselling picture books, including the international hit Giraffes Can’t Dance. He writes his own stories, as well as working with other authors, such as Giles Andreae and Tony Mitton. Here he talks to Graham Marks about his world of colour, line and characters, and his latest Tom & Millie books.

Franklin Watts

At the Skate Park

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell

Reading Champion is a book banded reading programme for independent reading offering fantastic, original stories accompanied by engaging artwork. Each book has been carefully levelled making it easy to match to a child's reading ability and fully supports reading for pleasure.In this story, Pip and Dan head to the skate park - but who will end up laughing and who will end up flat on their face? A perfectly pitched story for children aged 3-5 starting to learn to read alone or support to those reading book band red 2 in the classroom.

Franklin Watts

The Maya

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell
Wayland

World War II

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell
Wayland

Ancient Greeks

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell
Franklin Watts

Metal

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell
Wayland

Fair Trade

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell

From chocolate and tea to flowers and cotton, discover the history of fair trade and its products. Learn what difference fair trade makes to the people producing the goods, what the ten princlples of fair trade are, and how fair trade practices affect the environment. Read an interview with a worker from a fair trade project in India, debate the issues surrounding fair trade, make a fair trade ice cream sundae and find out amazing fair trade stats and facts.

Franklin Watts

Egypt

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell
Franklin Watts

Glass

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell

This series takes readers on the journey a material takes when it is recycled, tracing its step-by-step route from when we finish with it, through the recycling process, to the new, recycled product.What Happens When We Recycle: Glass explains how glass is made and looks at the very many ways in which we use it. It then explores how it is collected, broken down and recycled and what new products are made with it. The book also includes tips on what readers can do to help recycle glass.

Franklin Watts

Sudan

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.

Wayland

My New Friend

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell

Using specially commissioned photography, this series introduces the reader to common new and first experiences. The choice of titles reflect the most common types of experiences. The series uses the perspective of another child to tell the 'story' of a particular experience and explores how they feel by the event. At the end, advice will be given to help deal with difficult situations such as feeling jealous because a new baby in the family is getting everyone's attention.

Wayland

Family Crises

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell

The titles in this series discuss many of the difficult issues and problems young people may encounter which threaten the balance of their emotional health and well-being. This book looks at the many different forms that a family can take and examines the social changes that have had an effect on family life and its traditional support systems. It describes how crises such as illness, bereavement, debt, divorce and domestic violence can threaten the stability and well-being of family members. It offers advice on strategies for surviving family crises and suggests ways in which family life can be strengthened.

Wayland

The Raja and the Rice: an Indian Tale

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell
Wayland

The Magic Paintbrush: a Chinese tale

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell
Franklin Watts

Who Split the Atom?

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell

This series looks at some of the major inventions and discoveries that have helped to shape our world today.

Wayland

The Egyptians

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell
Wayland

Oops!

Jillian Powell, Amanda Gulliver
Contributors:
Jillian Powell, Amanda Gulliver
Wayland

Grains and Cereals

Jillian Powell, Clare O'shea
Authors:
Jillian Powell, Clare O'shea

This book introduces readers to the different food groups that make up a healthy diet. It then looks at grains and cereals in the context of a healthy diet. Grain and cereal recipes from around the world using a variety of cookery skills are used to illustrate how to incorporate each food group into day-to-day cooking.

Franklin Watts

Gangs

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell
Wayland

Let's Say Hello!

Jillian Powell, Stefania Colnaghi
Contributors:
Jillian Powell, Stefania Colnaghi
Wayland

Are We There Yet?

Jillian Powell, Stefania Colnaghi
Contributors:
Jillian Powell, Stefania Colnaghi