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David Melling

David Melling is the international bestselling author and illustrator who first came to our attention with the critically acclaimed The Kiss That Missed, and whose The Tale of Jack Frost went from page to animated TV feature, voiced by Hugh Laurie. Here he talks to Graham Marks about how he became a children’s book illustrator, his influences, his passions and why he loves Twitter…

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Amelia Earhart

Jane Bingham
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Jane Bingham

Read all about Amelia Earhart, discover how she learnt to fly and find out about her record-breaking flights. Follow the progress of her final flight and explore the reasons why she disappeared.A simple fun picture quiz helps readers to recall what they have read.A perfect one-stop-shop for help with homework assignments!Broad-ranging appeal for nursery age through to Key Stage 2.

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Toys

Jane Bingham, Ruth Nason
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Jane Bingham, Ruth Nason
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Vikings

Jane Bingham
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Jane Bingham

Travel back to the time of the Vikings! Where did they come from and where did they settle? What beliefs and traditions did they bring with them? How do we know about the Vikings? Explore this ancient civilisation to understand how prehistoric people have influenced the way we live today. Discover the artefacts that give evidence of they way of life.

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Anglo Saxons

Jane Bingham
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Jane Bingham
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The Wright Brothers

Jane Bingham
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Jane Bingham

Read all about the Wright Brothers, find out about their childhoods and follow their early tests and experiments. Learn all about the brothers' first flight and see how their invention changed the world.A simple fun picture quiz helps readers to recall what they have read.A perfect one-stop-shop for help with homework assignments!Broad-ranging appeal for nursery age through to Key Stage 2.

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Neil Armstrong

Jane Bingham
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Jane Bingham
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Shakespeare

Jane Bingham
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Jane Bingham
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Fairgrounds

Jane Bingham
Authors:
Jane Bingham

Welcome to the world of fairgrounds! Learn about the history of fairgrounds around the world, their art and music, and the people who run them. Find out about the science behind fairground rides, read an interview with a girl who grew up in a showman community, make your own fairground ride and discover amazing fairground facts and stats.

Franklin Watts

Exciting Escapes

Jane Bingham
Authors:
Jane Bingham

Exciting Escapes takes a look at some of the most daring getaways in history, from rooftop leaps to canyon rescues. Packed with facts, stats, true-life stories and amazing photographs this book will appeal to everyone interested in extreme survival.In this series, experience the thrills of fast machines, daring journeys, extreme sports and much more through this series of action packed high-interest reads designed for older children.

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Homes

Jane Bingham, Ruth Nason
Authors:
Jane Bingham, Ruth Nason

This title explores how houses and homes have changed from the Victorian era through to the present day. It considers how building materials have changed and how different features of the house have evolved from fireplaces to toilets and from bedrooms to sitting rooms. Childrens are encouraged to examine the world around them and use the examples provided in the book to better understand the history of their own home.Start-Up History is a series of 6 titles looking at everyday objects and events from their historical perspective and encourages readers to ask questions about what they can see on the page and how that might relate to their own experiences building skills and historical vocabulary. Perfect introductory history texts for 5-7 KS1 readers.

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World War One

Jane Bingham
Authors:
Jane Bingham

This photographic book gives you an overview of World War One. From how the war began to how it spread worldwide, the new technology that was used in war for the first time, how women's roles changed in society because of the war, what life was like on the home front and how people recorded the war in paintings, poems and diaries. You can also find out how to send a message in Morse code.

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Australia

Jane Bingham
Authors:
Jane Bingham

The My Holiday In series offers a simple approach to the concept of travel and the new experience of going on holiday to a foreign country. This book discusses the typical things relating to Australia, such as weather, food, landscape, accommodation, the people and their language, as well as the sights and attractions that will appeal to children.

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South Africa

Jane Bingham
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Jane Bingham

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Brazil

Jane Bingham
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Jane Bingham
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Henry VIII

Jane Bingham
Authors:
Jane Bingham

This book explores the life of Henry VIII, from his marriages and arguments with the Pope through to his battles and abilities as a soldier.

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India

Jane Bingham
Authors:
Jane Bingham

The My Holiday In series offers a simple approach to the concept of travel and the new experience of going on holiday to a foreign country. The typical things relating to holidays are discussed for each country, such as weather, food, landscape, accommodation, the people and their language, as well as the sights and attractions that will appeal to children.

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In Tudor Times

Jane Bingham
Authors:
Jane Bingham

This book draws on evidence the Tudors left behind. It examines how they lived, studied, worked, worshipped and played. There are also short stories about real people who lived during this period of history, such as Edward VI, Bess of Hardwick and John Esson, a poor orphan.

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In Anglo Saxon Times

Jane Bingham
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Jane Bingham
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In Ancient Egypt

Jane Bingham
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Jane Bingham
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Sportswear

Jane Bingham
Authors:
Jane Bingham

Sportswear covers a range of clothing items from wet suits and riding hats to American football helmets and ballet shoes. Whether for protection, comfort or ease of movement, clothes play an important part in equipping dancers and athletes to perform their sport.