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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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Christopher Columbus

Jane Bingham
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Jane Bingham

Read all about Christopher Columbus and his dream to sail to Asia. Follow his journey into the unknown, discover what he found in America and see what happened to him on his later voyages.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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Amelia Earhart

Jane Bingham
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Jane Bingham
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Anglo Saxons

Jane Bingham
Authors:
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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The Wright Brothers

Jane Bingham
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Jane Bingham
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Neil Armstrong

Jane Bingham
Authors:
Jane Bingham

Read all about Neil Armstrong, discover how he became an astronaut and learn about the project to send men to the Moon. Follow the progress of the Apollo mission to the Moon and read about Armstrong's famous Moon walk.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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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.

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.

Franklin Watts

Start-Up History: 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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World War One

Jane Bingham
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Jane Bingham
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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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Brazil

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. In this title, the typical things relating to holidays are discussed for Brazil, such as its 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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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
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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South Africa

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
Authors:
Jane Bingham
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Sportswear

Jane Bingham
Authors:
Jane Bingham