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Author Spotlight with Graham Marks

Emmy Laybourne

Emmy Laybourne is, in her own words, ‘a writer, teacher and a recovering character actress’ who lives in upstate New York with her husband ‘and two surprisingly well-mannered children’. Here she talks to Graham Marks, on Skype, about how she became a writer, the highs and lows of starting out on a writing career, and her novel, Monument 14.

Wayland

Being a Bee

Jinny Johnson, Lucy Davey
Contributors:
Jinny Johnson, Lucy Davey

Buzz into Being a Bee to discover more about this incredible insect.Buzzing from flower to flower, and making delicious honey to eat, bees have endless child appeal. But there's even more to bees than meets the eye... Buzz into Being a Bee to discover more about this incredible insect. Children will love learning about life in the hive, bee families, and how older bees work together to look after and raise baby bees. They can find out about beekeeping, how and why bees make honey, and how they dance to communicate with other bees.The book also gently introduces children to the idea of conservation - explaining why bees are in danger, the need to protect them, and all the ways we can help, from planting wild flowers to buying local honey. Gentle engaging text, and bright, captivating artwork will ensure children finish the book as bee experts!

Orion Children's Books

Dolphin Rescue

Jinny Johnson
Authors:
Jinny Johnson
Franklin Watts

Rivers and Lakes

Jinny Johnson
Authors:
Jinny Johnson

Each watery environment on Earth is home to a unique variety of fish, mammals and other animals and plants. Find out about some of the incredible living things that make rivers and lakes around the world their home. Find out how they are adapted to survive, what they eat and what eats them!Six books in the series Watery Worlds is an accessible range of titles for children studying habitats at KS2.

Franklin Watts

Coasts and Seashores

Jinny Johnson
Authors:
Jinny Johnson

Each watery environment on Earth is home to a unique variety of fish, mammals and other animals and plants. Find out about some of the incredible living things that make coasts and seashores around the world their home. Find out how they are adapted to survive, what they eat and what eats them!Six books in the series Watery Worlds is an accessible range of titles for children studying habitats at KS2.

Franklin Watts

Hamster and Gerbil

Jinny Johnson
Authors:
Jinny Johnson

Owning a hamster or a gerbil can be great fun, but you need to know how to look after them properly. This book describes what they eat and drink, and the things they like to play with. it also tells you what you need to do to make sure your hamster or gerbil is comfortable and safe.There are five titles in the series My New Pet. Each title will help young readers learn how to care for and handle some popular household pets.

Franklin Watts

Polar Seas

Jinny Johnson
Authors:
Jinny Johnson
Franklin Watts

The Open Ocean

Jinny Johnson
Authors:
Jinny Johnson

Each watery environment on Earth is home to a unique variety of plants, fish, mammals and other animals. Find out about some of the incredible living things that make the deepest oceans around the world their home. Find out how they are adapted to survive, what they eat and what eats them!Six books in the series Watery Worlds is an accessible range of titles for children studying habitats at KS2.

Franklin Watts

Coral Reefs

Jinny Johnson
Authors:
Jinny Johnson

Each watery environment on Earth is home to a unique variety of fish, mammals and other animals and plants. Find out about some of the incredible living things that make coral reefs in tropical seas around the world their home. Find out how they are adapted to survive, what they eat and what eats them!Six books in the series Watery Worlds is an accessible range of titles for children studying habitats at KS2.

Franklin Watts

The Deepest Sea

Jinny Johnson
Authors:
Jinny Johnson

Each watery environment on Earth is home to a unique variety of fish, mammals and other animals and plants. Find out about some of the incredible living things that make the deepest seas and oceans their home. Find out how they are adapted to survive, what they eat and what eats them!Six books in the series Watery Worlds is an accessible range of titles for children studying habitats at KS2.

Franklin Watts

Puppy

Jinny Johnson
Authors:
Jinny Johnson
Franklin Watts

Kitten

Jinny Johnson
Authors:
Jinny Johnson
Franklin Watts

Rabbit

Jinny Johnson
Authors:
Jinny Johnson
Franklin Watts

Golden Retriever

Jinny Johnson
Authors:
Jinny Johnson

Franklin Watts

Boxer

Jinny Johnson
Authors:
Jinny Johnson
Franklin Watts

A Butterfly?

Jinny Johnson
Authors:
Jinny Johnson
Franklin Watts

A Spider?

Jinny Johnson
Authors:
Jinny Johnson
Franklin Watts

Labrador Retriever

Jinny Johnson
Authors:
Jinny Johnson
Franklin Watts

German Shepherd

Jinny Johnson
Authors:
Jinny Johnson

Get to know all things German Shepherd with My Favourite Dogs: German Shepherd. Learn about the care they require, the exercise they need and their behaviour with this helpful introduction to one of the most characterful breeds of dog.

Franklin Watts

An Ant?

Jinny Johnson
Authors:
Jinny Johnson
Franklin Watts

A Bee?

Jinny Johnson
Authors:
Jinny Johnson

I'm a busy honeybee. Read about my life - where i live, how i grew from a tiny egg and how i gather food from flowers to make yummy honey.Part of the Sereis What's It Like To Be..., these delightfully illustrated books introduce children to some familiar insects and spiders.