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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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Energy and Fuel

Paul Mason
Authors:
Paul Mason

Did you know that only 9.5% of the energy we use comes from renewable sources? Find out how dependent we are on fossil fuels. Learn about our energy and fuel through facts focused on percentages. Fossil fuel, renewable energy, carbon in the atmosphere are some of the topics covered in this exciting new way of exploring energy and fuel.Find out what makes the world complete by understanding the different components that make everything whole.The series combines the visual style of infographics and their striking way of presenting facts and figures, alongside in-depth explanations and diagrams.

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Engineering

Paul Mason
Authors:
Paul Mason
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Power Stations and Electricity

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 how fossil fuels generate electricity, what reusables are and what goes on inside a nuclear power station.

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Transport

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 transport helps us to travel around the world and the huge range of vehicles we use to move from place to place, from driverless cars to high-speed maglev trains. It also takes a look forward to see how transport might evolve in the future.

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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

A celebration of the Paralympic Games for young readersA celebration of the Paralympic Games! The profile of the Paralympics is on the rise and the 2020 Games in Tokyo are set to be the biggest yet, with over 4,400 athletes taking part in 537 medal events. Paralympic Power gives allthe essential background information on the Paralympics, from how they originated to how the different events arecategorised and staged. Interviews with Paralympians both past and present reveal the personalities behind the Games. Perfect reading for children aged 8 and up.

Franklin Watts

34.7 Quadrillion Minutes Since the Last Dinosaurs Died

Paul Mason
Authors:
Paul Mason

Do you know for how many years the dinosaurs ruled the Earth? Or how much the hefty Argentinosaurus weighed? Which dinosaur ran 144 per cent faster than Usain Bolt? And do you know how many hours there were in a dinosaur say? Discover the answers to all these questions and much, more more in Big Countdown: Dinosaurs.The Big Countdown looks at popular topics and investigates the great many numbers that make them fascinating. From the mind-bogglingly large to smallest and most precious, this series helps us understand that it's not just our days that are numbered. Perfect for number-crunchers aged 9 and up.

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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
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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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Olympic Expert

Paul Mason
Authors:
Paul Mason

Published to coincide with the 2016 Olympic Games, this books gives young readers all the facts and stats, lists, quotes and trivia that they need about the Olympics. It will also take a look back at the history of the Olympics, as well as looking forward to the events and people that will light up the 2016 Olympics, and inspire a new generation of athletes and sportspeople.A great resource for readers aged 8+, Olympic Expert offers information on the great variety of different Olympic events, highlighting some 'must-see' moments, while famous Olympians through history are celebrated with quote and mini-biographies. The book concludes with a big quiz.

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Your Growling Guts and Dynamic Digestive System

Paul Mason
Authors:
Paul Mason
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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
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Formula 1 Driver - Lewis Hamilton vs Nico Rosberg

Paul Mason
Authors:
Paul Mason

INSIDE TRACK: FORMULA 1 DRIVER - HAMILTON VS ROSBERGUsing a classic race as the foundation for the individual stories, this high-energy narrative non-fiction series pitches together two hot racing rivals. From practice to qualifying, grid line-up to crossing the finish line, 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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UK

Paul Mason
Authors:
Paul Mason
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Your Mind-Bending Brain and Nifty Nervous System

Paul Mason
Authors:
Paul Mason
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Brazil

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 Brazil 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 Brazil is a great place to start.. What's hot: Brazil highlights you really won't want to miss. Check out Brazil's beaches - including a few the Brazilians might not want you to know about. The best place to watch the sun set over Rio de Janeiro, home of the 2016 Olympic Games. Haggle with the stallholders at the morning markets. Dance till dawn at Brazil's famous Carnival celebrations. 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 Brazil is your essential guide.

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The Fact or Fiction Behind Urban Myths

Paul Mason
Authors:
Paul Mason
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Formula 1

Paul Mason
Authors:
Paul Mason