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Cressida Cowell

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…

Wayland

Turn off the Tap

Deborah Chancellor, Diane Ewen
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Deborah Chancellor, Diane Ewen

This environment education story follows Tia who is always being told by her mum to turn off the tap to save water - but why is this important? Through the story, Tia learns why water is precious and the small steps she can take to help to save it.Good to be Green is a series of six environment education books that help children age 6+ explore green issues and find out what they can do to help the planet. Each book features the story of a child who is exploring their world and learning why it's important to think green. Alongside the stories are fact boxes with extra information and at the end of each story there are activity ideas, teaching notes and a quiz. Each story is accompanied by bright illustrations by Diane Ewen.

Wayland

Rubbish or Recycling?

Deborah Chancellor, Diane Ewen
Contributors:
Deborah Chancellor, Diane Ewen

Twins, Nadia and Nasir are keen to enter the school recycling competition, but what should they make? As they explore the rubbish in their house, they discover what can and can't be recycled and what happens to their rubbish. They learn about reducing, reusing and recycling and come up with a clever plan to help everyone at school work out what is rubbish and what is recycling.Good to be Green is a series of six environment education books that help children age 6+ explore green issues and find out what they can do to help the planet. Each book features the story of a child who is exploring their world and learning why it's important to think green. Alongside the stories are fact boxes with extra information and at the end of each story there are activity ideas, teaching notes and a quiz. Each story is accompanied by bright illustrations by Diane Ewen.

Franklin Watts

The Town Makeover

Deborah Chancellor, Elif Balta Parks
Contributors:
Deborah Chancellor, Elif Balta Parks

This book explores the theme of civic or community pride in shared spaces and is suitable for young children aged 5+. Noah is really looking forward to his favourite magician visiting his town but he thinks his town needs a makeover before he comes. He and his family and friends get to work clearing litter and decorating the town. But how do they all feel when it looks like the magician can't make it after all? For children following Book Bands, it is suitable for children reading at band 5: green.The book is a part of the British Values series which explores tricky subjects such as democracy, the rule of law, mutual respect and tolerance through fun illustrated stories. Each book includes teacher notes for discussing the theme of the story.

Franklin Watts

Champion Gran

Deborah Chancellor, Elif Balta Parks
Contributors:
Deborah Chancellor, Elif Balta Parks
Franklin Watts

Making Friends

Deborah Chancellor, Elif Balta Parks
Contributors:
Deborah Chancellor, Elif Balta Parks
Franklin Watts

The Red Flag

Deborah Chancellor, Elif Balta Parks
Contributors:
Deborah Chancellor, Elif Balta Parks
Franklin Watts

Who Did That?

Deborah Chancellor, Elif Balta Parks
Contributors:
Deborah Chancellor, Elif Balta Parks
Franklin Watts

A Walk From Our City School

Deborah Chancellor
Authors:
Deborah Chancellor
Franklin Watts

Dinosaurs

Deborah Chancellor
Authors:
Deborah Chancellor
Franklin Watts

Sea Rescue

Deborah Chancellor
Authors:
Deborah Chancellor
Franklin Watts

Police Rescue

Deborah Chancellor
Authors:
Deborah Chancellor

Police cars zip along with sirens wailing as they race to the rescue... Lots of noisy words and plenty of high-speed action introduce emergency vehicles and other life-saving equipment in a lively and exciting way.Emergency Vehicles - four books all about the different vehicles each emergency uses and the situations they use them in. For KS1 readers

Franklin Watts

Fire Rescue

Deborah Chancellor
Authors:
Deborah Chancellor

Fire engines whizz along with hoses and ladders at the ready as they race to the rescue...Lots of noisy words and plenty of high-speed action introduce emergency vehicles and other life-saving equipment in a lively and exciting way.Emergency Vehicles - four books all about the different vehicles each emergency uses and the situations they use them in. For KS1 readers

Franklin Watts

A Walk From Our Village School

Deborah Chancellor
Authors:
Deborah Chancellor
Franklin Watts

On the Road

Deborah Chancellor
Authors:
Deborah Chancellor
Franklin Watts

Animal Homes

Deborah Chancellor
Authors:
Deborah Chancellor
Franklin Watts

Ambulance Rescue

Deborah Chancellor
Authors:
Deborah Chancellor

Ambulances speed past with bright lights flashing as they race to the rescue... Lots of noisy words and plenty of high-speed action introduce emergency vehicles and other life-saving equipment in a lively and exciting way.

Franklin Watts

Caring For Us: I Am A Nurse

Deborah Chancellor
Authors:
Deborah Chancellor

A bright, engaging series taking young readers through a day in the life of a dentist.Caring for Us: I am a Nurse explains to young readers what happens during the course of a normal nurse's day, and describes what they can expect on a trip to the hospital.

Franklin Watts

I Am An Optician

Deborah Chancellor
Authors:
Deborah Chancellor

A bright, engaging series taking young readers through a day in the life of a dentist.Caring for Us: I am a Dentist explains to young readers what happens during the course of a normal optician's day, and describes what they can expect on a trip to the optician.

Franklin Watts

Caring For Us: I Am A Dentist

Deborah Chancellor
Authors:
Deborah Chancellor

A bright, engaging series taking young readers through a day in the life of a dentist.Caring for Us: I am a Dentist tells young readers what happens during the course of a normal dentist's day, and describes what they can expect on a trip to the dentist.

Franklin Watts

Bullying

Deborah Chancellor
Authors:
Deborah Chancellor