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Author Spotlight with Graham Marks

Emmy Laybourne

Emmy Laybourne is, in her own words, ‘a writer, teacher and a recovering character actress’ who lives in upstate New York with her husband ‘and two surprisingly well-mannered children’. Here she talks to Graham Marks, on Skype, about how she became a writer, the highs and lows of starting out on a writing career, and her novel, Monument 14.

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Christopher Columbus

Jane Bingham
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Amelia Earhart

Jane Bingham
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Jane Bingham
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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

Travel back to the time of the Anglo Saxons! Who was Alfred the Great? Where did the Anglo Saxons come from, and what traditions and beliefs did they bring with them? Explore this ancient civilisation to understand how prehistoric people have influenced the way we live today. Find out how we know about the Anglo Saxons, and how archaeologists and historians have pieced together their story from the evidence and artefacts found. Learn about the Anglo Saxon way of life -how they farmed and feasted, what they believed and where and how they lived. Information about their songs, music, poems, arts and crafts will help you to picture yourself among them. Read an Anglo Saxon warrior's letter, and try your hand at making an Anglo Saxon helmet!Readers will enjoy the bright design and photographic approach.

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Fairgrounds

Jane Bingham
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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.

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Exciting Escapes

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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Homes

Jane Bingham, Ruth Nason
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Jane Bingham, Ruth Nason
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Start-Up History: Toys

Jane Bingham, Ruth Nason
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Jane Bingham, Ruth Nason
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World War One

Jane Bingham
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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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My Holiday In: India

Jane Bingham
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Jane Bingham
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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
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Jane Bingham
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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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Jane Bingham

This book draws on the evidence the ancient Egyptians left behind. It examines how they lived, studied, worked, played and worshipped. There are also stories of real people.

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Sportswear

Jane Bingham
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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.