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Author Spotlight with Graham Marks

Jane Simmons

Jane Simmons is a uniquely talented award-winning illustrator and author, and the creator of some of our best-loved children’s books. Here she talks to Graham Marks about boats, motorbikes and making a mess, as well as her words, her art and her latest picture book, Lily Gets Lost.

Franklin Watts

Africa: South Africa

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green

Welcome to South Africa! In this book, young people tell you all about what makes their country special, from its great capital city, to the landscape, people, food and things to see and do.This series introduces readers aged 6 and up to different continents and countries around the world, highlighting the differences and similarities between them. Clear, friendly text and big photos make these books a great starting point for learning about geography in general, and countries in particular.

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A City

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green

Full of hands-on activities to help you learn all about map skills whilst also learning about the features of a city. This book will show you what a bird's eye map is by looking at aerial photos; how landmarkscan be shown as symbols; how to measure scale and distance on a walk around a city; what map plans are; how compass points show you how to find directions; how to follow pathways and roads; how to use grid references; looking at landuse ; and looking at transport maps.Illustrations by Sarah Horne in an amusing and lively style are combined with photographs to really capture a child's attention helping them to learn these important map skills.

Wayland

A Village

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green

Full of hands-on activities to help you learn all about map skills whilst also learning about the features of a village. This book will show you what a bird's eye map is by looking at aerial photos of villages; how village landmarks, such as churches and village greens can be shown as symbols; how to measure scale and distance on a walk around a village; what map plans are using a village shop and a farmers' market, as examples; how compass points show you how to find directions around a stable yard; how to follow pathways, roads and bridleways on a country walk; how to use grid references by looking at a village green; what contour lines are by looking at a country valley; looking at landuse by showing farming land; and looking at transport maps showing routes between different villages.Illustrations by Sarah Horne in an amusing and lively style are combined with photographs to really capture a child's attention helping them to learn these important map skills.

Franklin Watts

Asia: India

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green

Welcome to India! In this book, young people tell you all about what makes their country special, from its great capital city, to the landscape, people, food and things to see and do.This series introduces readers aged 6 and up to different continents and countries around the world, highlighting the differences and similarities between them. Clear, friendly text and big photos make these books a great starting point for learning about geography in general, and countries in particular.

Franklin Watts

Europe: Poland

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green

Welcome to Poland! In this book, young people tell you all about what makes their country special, from its great capital city, to the landscape, people, food and things to see and do.This series introduces readers aged 6 and up to different continents and countries around the world, highlighting the differences and similarities between them. Clear, friendly text and big photos make these books a great starting point for learning about geography in general, and countries in particular.

Franklin Watts

The Stone Age and Bronze Age

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green

What do you know about the Stone Age and Bronze Age? Explore the incredible history of Britain during these times and find out how people lived, worked, created and celebrated in this fascinating period in history. Hunter-gathering, stone tools, cave paintings and of course crafting objects from bronze are all covered in this book, along with extra information about the era, such as the ice ages and the invention of the wheel. Craft activities support and enhance each section to bring what you've read to life. You can make: a 'stone' axe, a cave art-style handprint painting, a 'bronze sword', a wheeled cart, a pot and a model of Stonehenge.Part of the series Discover Through Craft. Eight books that explore key curriculum topics using a mixture of activities, quizzes, facts and crafts. For children aged 7-9.

Franklin Watts

The Celts and the Iron Age

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green

What do you know about the Celts and the Iron Age? Explore the incredible history of Britain during these times and find out how people lived, worked, created and celebrated in this fascinating period in history. Bronze and iron tools, farming, Celtic tribes, warfare, the Roman invasion, society, and hill forts are all covered in this book along with quizzes and lots of facts. Craft activities support and enhance each section to bring what you've read to life. You can make: a chieftain's helmet, a celtic brooch, authentic oatcakes, a twisted torc, a sacrificial shield and a hill figure picture.Part of the series Discover Through Craft. Eight books that explore key curriculum topics using a mixture of activities, quizzes, facts and crafts. For children aged 7-9.

Franklin Watts

Wild Flowers

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green

There are thousands of wild flower species, and no two look exactly alike. This book will help you explore the wonderful world of flowers. Learn about how they live, what there life cycles are and all about their different habitats from woodlands to meadows and even in towns and cities. It is part of The Great Nature Hunt a series of books for children aged 7+ which are a great resource for the Science curriculum. They help children make systematic and careful observations, gather data and record their findings. Each book is full of puzzles and challenges through which children can learn, while having fun.

Franklin Watts

The Seaside

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green

What do you know about the seaside? Explore the amazing variety of habitats, plants and animals that call coastlines around the world home and find out how they are adapted to survive there. Explore what makes sand such an amazing material, food chains, seashells and seaweed. Discover why beaches and seaside resorts are such popular holiday destinations and the jobs that people do there..Part of the series Discover Through Craft. Six books that explore key curriculum topics using a mixture of activities, quizzes, facts and crafts. For children aged 7-9.

Franklin Watts

Plants

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green
Wayland

Park

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green

The purpose of this series is to show children the habitats around them. The books will guide a child through their personal exploration of different habitats. The reader will be encouraged to use key science skills to plan, observe, collect, record and and preserve their findings on their trail of nature. This title looks at what can be found in parks, including trees, flowers, food cycles and water.

Wayland

Martin Luther King

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green

The series focuses on the people who inspire children today. This title looks at the life of Martin Luther King, from his younger years, to training to become a minister, and eventually becoming the leader of the Civil Rights Movement. Read about his inspirational "I Have A Dream" speech, and the legacy he left on the world.

Wayland

Weather Patterns

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green
Wayland

Maps and Map Skills

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green

This hugely popular brand of geography books take an interactive approach to each topic encouraging the reader to ask questions, collect, record and analyse their findings.

Wayland

Coastlines Around The World

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green
Franklin Watts

Oil Disaster

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green

Find out how people react and rebuild their lives and the environment when a large scale Oil Disaster occurs and what communities and the emergency services do in response.

Wayland

Advertising

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green

Is advertising simply a way of presenting information to help consumers make choices in our increasingly competitive world? Or is advertising sophisticated persuasion that tricks, misleads and influences the buyer? Look in detail at the industry, the effects of advertising and its influence on our daily lives. The author uses real-life case studies to illustrate the subject; fact panels, quotes and statistics give an informed insight into the discussion and encourage lively debate.The Ethical Debates series confronts contentious issues affecting people in the 21st century.

Franklin Watts

Snakes

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green
Wayland

Making Air Cleaner

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green

Why is clean air important?How do people cause air pollution?How is air pollution affecting Earth's climate?The Environment Detective Investigates helps you to answer these questions and many more about making air cleaner. Find out what causes air pollution, what is being done to tackle air pollution and how we can help make the air cleaner.

Wayland

Water

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green