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Author Spotlight with Graham Marks

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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Christopher Columbus

Jane Bingham
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Jane Bingham
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Toys

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

This book is an engaging exploration of the history toys from the wooden and metal toys of the 19th century, through the emergence of plastic toys to the development of electronic toys today. It considers toys as varied as Noah's ark and dolls and encourages children to use their knowledge of materials and technology to date the toys they are considering.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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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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Fairgrounds

Jane Bingham
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Jane Bingham
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Exciting Escapes

Jane Bingham
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Jane Bingham
Franklin Watts

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
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Jane Bingham
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My Holiday In: 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. This title focuses on the exciting sights and attractions of India, including weather, food, landscape, accommodation, the people and their language.

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Australia

Jane Bingham
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Jane Bingham
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My Holiday In: South Africa

Jane Bingham
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Brazil

Jane Bingham
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Jane Bingham
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Shakespeare

Jane Bingham
Authors:
Jane Bingham

This photographic book gives you an overview of Shakespeare and the time that he lived in. From his upbringing and family life, to his world famous plays and the Globe Theatre. Learn about the world in the time of Shakespeare from London and England to the wider world. You can read about a day in the life of a boy actor, and even learn how to make your own model theatre.

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Henry VIII

Jane Bingham
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Jane Bingham
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In Tudor Times

Jane Bingham
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Jane Bingham
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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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Sportswear

Jane Bingham
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Jane Bingham