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Author Spotlight with Graham Marks

David Melling

David Melling is the international bestselling author and illustrator who first came to our attention with the critically acclaimed The Kiss That Missed, and whose The Tale of Jack Frost went from page to animated TV feature, voiced by Hugh Laurie. Here he talks to Graham Marks about how he became a children’s book illustrator, his influences, his passions and why he loves Twitter…

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Amelia Earhart

Jane Bingham
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Jane Bingham
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Vikings

Jane Bingham
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Jane Bingham
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Anglo Saxons

Jane Bingham
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Jane Bingham

Travel back to the time of the Anglo Saxons! Who was Alfred the Great? Where did the Anglo Saxons come from, and what traditions and beliefs did they bring with them? Explore this ancient civilisation to understand how prehistoric people have influenced the way we live today. Find out how we know about the Anglo Saxons, and how archaeologists and historians have pieced together their story from the evidence and artefacts found. Learn about the Anglo Saxon way of life - how they farmed and feasted, what they believed and where and how they lived. Information about their songs, music, poems, arts and crafts will help you to picture yourself among them. Read an Anglo Saxon warrior's letter, and try your hand at making an Anglo Saxon helmet!Readers will enjoy the bright design and photographic approach.

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Neil Armstrong

Jane Bingham
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Jane Bingham

Read all about Neil Armstrong, discover how he became an astronaut and learn about the project to send men to the Moon. Follow the progress of the Apollo mission to the Moon and read about Armstrong's famous Moon walk.A simple fun picture quiz helps readers to recall what they have read.A perfect one-stop-shop for help with homework assignments!Broad-ranging appeal for nursery age through to Key Stage 2.

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Fairgrounds

Jane Bingham
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Jane Bingham

Welcome to the world of fairgrounds! Learn about the history of fairgrounds around the world, their art and music, and the people who run them. Find out about the science behind fairground rides, read an interview with a girl who grew up in a showman community, make your own fairground ride and discover amazing fairground facts and stats.

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Exciting Escapes

Jane Bingham
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Jane Bingham
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The Wright Brothers

Jane Bingham
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Jane Bingham
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Christopher Columbus

Jane Bingham
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Jane Bingham
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Homes

Jane Bingham, Ruth Nason
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Jane Bingham, Ruth Nason

This title explores how houses and homes have changed from the Victorian era through to the present day. It considers how building materials have changed and how different features of the house have evolved from fireplaces to toilets and from bedrooms to sitting rooms. Childrens are encouraged to examine the world around them and use the examples provided in the book to better understand the history of their own home.Start-Up History is a series of 6 titles looking at everyday objects and events from their historical perspective and encourages readers to ask questions about what they can see on the page and how that might relate to their own experiences building skills and historical vocabulary. Perfect introductory history texts for 5-7 KS1 readers.

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World War One

Jane Bingham
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Jane Bingham
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My Holiday In: India

Jane Bingham
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Jane Bingham
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Australia

Jane Bingham
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Jane Bingham
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My Holiday In: South Africa

Jane Bingham
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Jane Bingham

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Brazil

Jane Bingham
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Jane Bingham
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Shakespeare

Jane Bingham
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Jane Bingham

This photographic book gives you an overview of Shakespeare and the time that he lived in. From his upbringing and family life, to his world famous plays and the Globe Theatre. Learn about the world in the time of Shakespeare from London and England to the wider world. You can read about a day in the life of a boy actor, and even learn how to make your own model theatre.

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Henry VIII

Jane Bingham
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Jane Bingham
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In Tudor Times

Jane Bingham
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Jane Bingham

This book draws on evidence the Tudors left behind. It examines how they lived, studied, worked, worshipped and played. There are also short stories about real people who lived during this period of history, such as Edward VI, Bess of Hardwick and John Esson, a poor orphan.

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In Anglo Saxon Times

Jane Bingham
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Jane Bingham

What jobs did Anglo-Saxon people do?What was it like in an Anglo-Saxon village?How did the Anglo-Saxons use songs, poems and riddles?This book looks at the everyday lives of men, women and children in Anglo-Saxon times. Drawing on evidence the Anglo-Saxons left behind, it examines how they lived, studied, worked, played and worshipped. Go back in time and read stories about the key figures of the time, such as Alfred the Great, Kenelm, a young prince and Easwida, a girl who refused to marry.

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In Ancient Egypt

Jane Bingham
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Jane Bingham
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Sportswear

Jane Bingham
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Jane Bingham