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Summer

Stephanie Turnbull
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Summer is the season when plants and trees and animals grow quickly and the weather becomes warmer and sunnier. A variety of information about the summer months, including the types of weather we experience and what people and animals do during the summertime.A series of four books designed for younger readers.

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Winter

Stephanie Turnbull
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Winter is the season when the weather turns colder, plants and trees dies back, and some animals go into hibernation. A variety of information about the winter months, including the types of weather we experience and what people and animals do during this time.A series of four books designed for younger readers, or for children studying the seasons at KS1

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Cool Stuff to Sew

Stephanie Turnbull
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Think you could be the next big thing in sewing? Master some sewing basics and then try your hand at making your own bag, some amazing decorations and all the other crafty creations in this book.You don't need to spend a fortune on your own cool, custom-made stuff. Ingenious ways to use inexpensive materials - many of which you may already have lying around mean you can bake, sew, make and grow loads of brilliant things. Four lovely step-by-step books that encourage readers to use the materials and environment around them to encourage creativity. Can also be used to demonstrate ways to recycle and reuse everyday materials and encourage discussions around wasting food and other resources.

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Cool Stuff to Make With Paper

Stephanie Turnbull
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Stephanie Turnbull

Think you could be the next big thing in crafting? Master some paper craft basics and then try your hand at making origami animals, a party pinata and all the other crafty creations in this book.You don't need to spend a fortune on your own cool, custom-made stuff. Ingenious ways to use inexpensive materials - many of which you may already have lying around mean you can bake, sew, make and grow loads of brilliant things. Four lovely step-by-step books that encourage readers to use the materials and environment around them to encourage creativity. Can also be used to demonstrate ways to recycle and reuse everyday materials and encourage discussions around wasting food and other resources.

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Cool Stuff to Grow

Stephanie Turnbull
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To Bake

Stephanie Turnbull
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Diaries and Keepsakes

Stephanie Turnbull
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Health and Fitness

Stephanie Turnbull
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Stephanie Turnbull

A fun and funky magazine-style book that is packed full of tips on how to make the most of what you've got! Style secrets and advice for fun ways to get fit - all without spending a fortune. Health and Fitness is all about eating and drinking the right things to keep you healthy on the inside and encourages you to get out there and enjoy sports, games and other activities so you'll feel good on the outside and above all be confident in your own skin.Smart Girls is a series aimed at girls aged 9+ as they grow from tweens to teens. Full of inspirational ideas, there's something in these books for any girl.

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Looking Good

Stephanie Turnbull
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Stephanie Turnbull

A fun and funky magazine-style book that is packed full of tips on how to make the most of what you've got! Style secrets and tips on achieving great hair, skin and nails are all included along with how to make the most of your wardrobe - all without spending a fortune. Looking Good is full of tips on customising your clothes, making accessories and above all being confident in your own skin.Smart Girls is a series aimed at girls aged 9+ as they grow from tweens to teens. Full of inspirational ideas, there's something in these books for any girl.

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Cards and Gifts

Stephanie Turnbull
Authors:
Stephanie Turnbull

A fun and funky magazine-style book that is packed full of tips on how to make the most of what you've got! Tips and ideas on making all kinds of crafty card and gift projects, such as cards, collages, bath treats, party food and fun fabric makes - all without spending a fortune. Cards and Gifts is full of tips on customising and creating to make fabulous gifts for lots of occasions.Smart Girls is a series aimed at girls aged 9+ as they grow from tweens to teens. Full of inspirational ideas, there's something in these books for any girl.

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Magic Skills

Stephanie Turnbull
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Circus Skills

Stephanie Turnbull
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Cooking Skills

Stephanie Turnbull
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Stephanie Turnbull

Cooking Skills will show you how to get started in cooking, encouraging you to develop a range of recipes. Packed with ideas and techniques, it includes tips and advice on a whole range of essential cooking skills, such as chopping safely, kneading and mixing ingredients. From simple no-cook recipes to more complex meals and deserts, this book is designed to inspire the next generation of foodies and chefs, by giving them a solid base to work upon and suggesting ways in which cooking could turn into a future career. Part of the series, Superskills. Six books packed with tips on how to improve your technique in a range of creative fields aimed at children aged 9+.

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Acting Skills

Stephanie Turnbull
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Acting Skills will show you how to get started on a wide range of performance projects. Packed with ideas and techniques, it includes tips and advice on a whole range of acting skills, such as improvisation and miming and how to make the best use of props, make-up and lighting. This book takes you through some of the skills you might need to put on a performance of your own. Part of the series, Superskills. Six books packed with tips on how to improve your technique in a range of creative fields aimed at children aged 9+.

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Craft Skills

Stephanie Turnbull
Authors:
Stephanie Turnbull

Craft Skills will show you how to get started on a wide range of craft projects. Packed with ideas and techniques, it includes tips and advice on a whole range of crafting skills, such as weaving and origami and how to make different types of puppets and models. Advice at the end of the book suggests what you could do with these crafting skills in terms of a future career in a creative industry.Part of the series, Superskills. Six books packed with tips on how to improve your technique in a range of creative fields.

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Easy Mind and Body Tricks

Stephanie Turnbull
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Great magicians always have a few mid and body tricks in their repertoire so why not learn some yourself? These tricks don't require any equipment at all - just your mind and your body. You can amaze your friends with tricks like the 'body controller' or the 'invisible attack' trick whenever you have a spare moment.Part of the series Beginner Magic, these four books cover basic magic tricks without the need for expensive equipment. They are fun to learn and can be performed almost anywhere!

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Easy Coin Tricks

Stephanie Turnbull
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Stephanie Turnbull

Great magicians always have a few coin tricks up their sleeves so why not learn some yourself? Coins are easy to carry around so you can surprise your friends with a quick trick such as the 'disappearing coin', the 'money mind-reader' and the 'coin squeeze' whenever you have a spare moment.Part of the series Beginner Magic, these four books cover basic magic tricks without the need for expensive equipment. They are fun to learn and can be performed almost anywhere!

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Easy Card Tricks

Stephanie Turnbull
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Stephanie Turnbull

Great magicians always have a few card tricks up their sleeves so why not learn some yourself? A pack of cards is easy to carry around so you can surprise your friends anytime with a quick trick, such as 'jumping jacks', the 'amazing mind-reader' or 'chase that ace' whenever you have a spare moment.Part of the series Beginner Magic, these four books cover basic magic tricks without the need for expensive equipment. They are fun to learn and can be performed almost anywhere!

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Art Skills

Stephanie Turnbull
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Vanishing Tricks

Stephanie Turnbull
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