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Cressida Cowell’s Hiccup books, which she also illustrates, are now published in over 30 countries around the world and the first book in the series, How to Train Your Dragon, has been made into an animated movie by DreamWorks; Cressida also writes and illustrates picture books. The eleventh title in the Hiccup Saga, How to Seize a Dragon’s Jewel, is published in September, and here she talks to Graham Marks about pretty much everything to do with writing a hit series…

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Top Jobs: Being a Model

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Amazon

Adam Sutherland
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Find out how Amazon grew from an innovative way to sell books into a giant of the technology industry in such a short space of time. It looks at the brightest business minds behind Amazon's meteoric rise, the technological innovation driven by Amazon, from the Kindle to the Fire Phone and what the future might hold for Amazon from drone delivery to space travel!From the battle for eBooks to the company's marketing strategies, this is a fascinating look at Amazon and at the eCommerce industry as a whole. Ideal as a leisure read to accompany Business Studies GCSE or A Level, or for cross-curricular biography and literacy work at KS2.

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Jay Z

Adam Sutherland
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Adam Sutherland

The series focuses on the people who inspire children today. This book looks at the background, life and achievements of Jay-Z. It examines his impact as a megastar rapper and multi-million-dollar brand as well as detailing the everyday facets of his job and how he gained such success.

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Rulers and Leaders

Adam Sutherland
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This title looks at important rulers and leaders from black history such as Haile Selassie, Nelson Mandela and Barack Obama. Biographies of each individual detail their childhood, struggles and achievements, looking at the legacy they have left behind today.

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The Fact or Fiction Behind Pirates

Adam Sutherland
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Adam Sutherland

Truth or Busted's Pirates title explores popular myths and legends, sayings and notions about pirates in a fascinating way that kids will find unputdownable! Such statements as 'Pirates made their victims walk the plank' or 'Pirates carried treasure maps' are examined, as well as where the ideas originally came from, whether they have any basis in truth, or whether they are simply myths. Each statement is given a TRUTH or BUSTED evaluation. Truth or Busted: Pirates is a swashbuckling great read for kids who love anything piratical!

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Manchester United

Adam Sutherland
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YouTube

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Virgin

Adam Sutherland
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Adam Sutherland

From a single record shop to space travel - the Virgin Group has become a vast multinational empire. With more than 400 companies worldwide the Virgin Group has recorded revenues of £15 billion! How did Virgin build such a hugely successful global brand? Discover how Virgin have built up from one magazine to become one of the most diverse companies in the world today. Learn about the brains behind the iconic brand, including the founder and Chairman Sir Richard Branson, explore key business concepts in a straightforward way and develop a product ideas for your very own Virgin brand.The Big Business series is ideal for young budding entrepreneurs with an eye for opportunity! A brilliant read for readers aged 9+ keen to find out how the business behind the brand works.

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The Fact or Fiction Behind Football

Adam Sutherland
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Adam Sutherland

This fact-filled book takes popular notions and ideas about football and examines where the myth came from, how or why it has become well known, and finally whether it really is true or false! It looks at statements like: 'World War One was stopped for a game of football' or 'A player was murdered for scoring an own goal'. Each statement is evaluated and then awarded a Truth or Busted stamp at the end of each entry. The title also has fascinating features such as highest transfer fees around the world or cool David Beckham facts, as well as a mini quiz on football teams and their grounds!

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Nike

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Steve Jobs

Adam Sutherland
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Adam Sutherland

The series focuses on the people who inspire children today. This book looks at the background, life and achievements of Steve Jobs. It examines his impact on the communications industry and popular culture as well as detailing the everyday facets of his job and how he gained such success.

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Disney

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Sports People

Adam Sutherland
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This title looks at key sports figures from black history such as Jesse Owens, Muhammad Ali and Usain Bolt. Biographies of each individual detail their childhood, struggles and achievements, looking at the legacy they have left behind today.

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Asian People Who Changed History

Adam Sutherland
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Adam Sutherland

This title looks at Asian people who have made a difference within their own country or in the wider world, whether they are rulers and leaders in their field or ordinary people whose actions and example changed the lives of others. Biographies of each individual detail their struggles and achievements, and look at the legacy each created.

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Potty Painters, Writers & other Barmy Artists

Adam Sutherland
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Adam Sutherland

Discover all about the fascinating lives of some of the most unusual, quirky and eccentric characters in world history! Learn about the horror story writer who was afraid of the dark, find out why one famous artist paid workers to dig up a corpse, and how one of Britain's most famous authors managed to publish 80 books without writing a single word. Peppered with Crackpot Quiz questions and Mad, Bad and Truly Sticky Endings features this book is enthralling, entertaining and educational all at the same time!

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Take Great Photos!

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Adam Sutherland
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The Fact or Fiction Behind London

Adam Sutherland
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Reality TV Stars

Adam Sutherland
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Adam Sutherland

Celebrity Secrets feature nine celebrities in depth. The star's background, personal life and career highlights are explored. The books also features six mini-biographies of other celebrities.

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Fashion Models

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Adam Sutherland
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Police and Combat: Special Forces

Adam Sutherland
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Adam Sutherland

The world's most dangerous missions are carried out by elite fighting crews - the special forces. Packed with facts, stats and amazing stories, this book gives a thrilling look behind the scenes of the world's top soldiers. Discover the dramatic story behind the capture of Osama Bin Laden, find out what it is like to be in the SAS in our amazing interview with an ex-SAS officer and read all about the top five most daring missions of all time!