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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.

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Transport

Paul Mason
Authors:
Paul Mason
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Technology

Paul Mason
Authors:
Paul Mason

See the world from a whole new angle!This innovative series, illustrated with amazing isometric artwork, reveals the technology, science and engineering behind our world's infrastructure.Discover in this book how technology powers our homes, keeps us healthy and helps us to have fun. It also takes a look forward to see how technology might develop in the future, from robot pets to the latest deep space probes.

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Paralympic Power

Paul Mason
Authors:
Paul Mason
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Italian Supercars

Paul Mason
Authors:
Paul Mason

Get your young petrolhead into gear with the perfect introduction to the newest, hotest, fastest Italian supercar marques on the planet. Featured inside are: FERRARI 488GTB/F12 BERLINETTA/LAFERRARI, LAMBORGHINI CENTENARIO/HURACÁN LP 610-4/VENENO ROADSTER, MASERATI GRANTURISMO MC STRADALE and more!Written specifically for car lovers aged around 9 years old, this series is ideal for reading on the go and to encourage reading for pleasure. Each title features superb photography and easy-to-read, informative text.

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British Supercars

Paul Mason
Authors:
Paul Mason

Get your young petrolhead into gear with the perfect introduction to the newest, hotest, fastest British supercar marques on the planet. Featured inside are: ASTON MARTIN V12 ZAGATO, MCLAREN 12C, NOBLE M600, JAGUAR F-TYPE and more!Written specifically for car lovers aged around 9 years old, this series is ideal for reading on the go and to encourage reading for pleasure. Each title features superb photography and easy-to-read, informative text.

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Football

Paul Mason
Authors:
Paul Mason

Discover football's most brilliant and bizarre true stories Football can bring moments of joy and huge emotion. It can also bring moments of supreme weirdness! Some of football's oddest stories are almost too strange to be believed. From a match halted by bees, to a player being sent off for farting, this book uncovers some of the strangest true stories in the history of the sport. It's a great fun read for any football fan aged 8+.If you enjoyed this book, why not look out for Strange but True: Sport.

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Be a Rugby Expert

Paul Mason
Authors:
Paul Mason
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How to Design the World's Best Robot

Paul Mason
Authors:
Paul Mason
Franklin Watts

Olympic Expert

Paul Mason
Authors:
Paul Mason
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Your Growling Guts and Dynamic Digestive System

Paul Mason
Authors:
Paul Mason

Packed with amazing facts and eye-grabbing images, Your Growling Guts and Dynamic Digestive System takes a different approach to teaching the reader about the digestive system.Every spread opens with an amazing science fact about the human body - for example - Your tongue print is just as unique as your fingerprint! - then goes on to explain how scientifically this is possible. By exploring these attention-grabbing sections, readers will build up their understanding of the different digestive organs and the process of digestion. Detailed diagrams and amazing images illustrate the lively, factual text. Your Growling Guts and Dynamic Digestive System looks at the organs of the digestive system and how they work together to get the most out of our meals! What does the liver do? What happens to all the food we eat? Why does the small intestine need to be so long? Answers to all these questions and many more can be found in this fascinating title.The Your Brilliant Body series includes:'See for Yourself' features - practical activities that help readers understand key ideasAmazing fact panels to intrigue the readerAdvice on keeping in good shape, and warnings about common health problems.

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Your Brilliant Bones and Marvellous Muscular System

Paul Mason
Authors:
Paul Mason

Packed with amazing facts and eye-grabbing images, Your Brilliant Bones and Marvellous Muscular System takes a different approach to teaching the reader about the skeletal and muscular syetems.Every spread opens with an amazing science fact about the human body - for example - Your bones are stronger than some kinds of steel! - then goes on to explain how scientifically this is possible. By exploring these attention-grabbing sections, readers will build up their understanding of how body's bones and muscles work.Detailed diagrams and amazing images illustrate the lively, factual text. Your Brilliant Bones and Marvellous Muscular System looks at the structure of the bones and muscles and how they work together to support the body and keep it moving! What are bones made of? Which is the biggest and which is the smallest? What different types of muscle are there, and what jobs do they do? Answers to all these questions and many more can be found in this fascinating title.The Your Brilliant Body series includes:'See for Yourself' features - practical activities that help readers understand key ideasAmazing fact panels to intrigue the readerAdvice on keeping in good shape, and warnings about common health problems.

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Rally Driver - Sébastien Ogier vs Sébastien Loeb

Paul Mason
Authors:
Paul Mason

Using a classic race as the foundation for the individual stories, this high-energy narrative non-fiction series pitches together two hot racing rivals. From shakedown to the starting line, stage victories to the winners' podium, each book features easy access text in short manageable paragraphs for readers who love their motorsport, but who perhaps shy away from reading.This title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of books to get children reading with confidence. EDGE - for books kids can't put down.

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Formula 1 Driver - Lewis Hamilton vs Nico Rosberg

Paul Mason
Authors:
Paul Mason
Franklin Watts

UK

Paul Mason
Authors:
Paul Mason

Is there somewhere you really want to travel to, or just yearn to know better?Do you want all the essential facts about the UK at your fingertips?If you want to know what it's really about (rather than the things your parents think you should see!), The Real UK is a great place to start. What's hot: UK highlights you really won't want to miss Take a walking tour of London - with a difference! Check out the UK's music scene, including the Glastonbury Festival and the music you should be listening out for Explore the mysterious standing stones and other spooky sites The best places to check out next year's fashions - today! Need-to-know information about internet access, mobile networks, dialling codes and moreWhether you are planning a trip or a holiday, just day-dreaming about one or simply need to know the facts, The Real UK is your essential guide.It is part of a series of books that help young people find out what a country is really about.

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Your Breathtaking Lungs and Rocking Respiratory System

Paul Mason
Authors:
Paul Mason

Packed with amazing facts and eye-grabbing images, Your Breathtaking Lungs and Rocking Respiratory System takes a different approach to teaching the reader about the lungs and how and why we breathe. Every spread opens with an amazing science fact about the human body - for example - An average person breathes around 8,000-9,000 litres of air in a day! - then goes on to explain how scientifically this is possible. By exploring these attention-grabbing sections, readers will build up their understanding of how the body's lungs and respiratory system work.Detailed diagrams and amazing images illustrate the lively, factual text. Your Breathtaking Lungs and Rocking Respiratory System looks at the structure of the lungs and the process of breathing. What happens when we breathe in? What actually is a sneeze? Why is breathing in harder than breathing out? Why does talking depend on breathing? Answers to all these questions and many more can be found in this fascinating title.The Your Brilliant Body series includes:'See for Yourself' features - practical activities that help readers understand key ideasAmazing fact panels to intrigue the readerAdvice on keeping in good shape, and warnings about common health problems.

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Your Mind-Bending Brain and Nifty Nervous System

Paul Mason
Authors:
Paul Mason
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Your Thumping Heart and Battling Blood System

Paul Mason
Authors:
Paul Mason
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Brazil

Paul Mason
Authors:
Paul Mason
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The Fact or Fiction Behind Urban Myths

Paul Mason
Authors:
Paul Mason

Truth or Busted's Urban Myths title explores popular myths and legends, sayings and notions in a light and humorous way that kids will find unputdownable. Such statements as 'You can get sucked down an aeroplane loo!' or 'Your fingernails keep growing after you die!' are examined, as well as where the ideas came from, whether they have any basis in truth, or whether they are simply myths. Each statement is given a TRUTH or BUSTED evaluation.

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Formula 1

Paul Mason
Authors:
Paul Mason