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Author Spotlight with Graham Marks

Charlie Fletcher

Charlie Fletcher has written numerous screenplays, and is the author of the critically acclaimed Stoneheart trilogy. Here he talks to Graham Marks about the story so far, the differences between writing for screen and page, America, literary mash-ups, and of course his latest novel, Far Rockaway.

Franklin Watts

Dinosaurs

Liz Gogerly, Rob Hunt, Oivind Hovland
Contributors:
Liz Gogerly, Rob Hunt, Oivind Hovland
Franklin Watts

Go Green!

Liz Gogerly
Authors:
Liz Gogerly
Franklin Watts

A Royal Childhood: 200 Years of Royal Babies

Liz Gogerly
Authors:
Liz Gogerly

A Royal Childhood takes a factual but light-hearted look at the lives of selected royal children from the last 200 years, from Queen Victoria to Prince George and Princess Charlotte. Compare and contrast how royal children were educated then and now and find out about how the general public felt about them. With lots of opportunities to compare and contrast historical and present-day Britain, A Royal Childhood will be of interest to anyone keen on history or the Royal Family. Perfect for readers aged 9 and up.

Wayland

Doctors and Nurses

Liz Gogerly
Authors:
Liz Gogerly

Find out what a doctors and nurses do. Follow step-up-step activities to dress like a doctor, make a stethoscope and doctor's surgery. Then follow simple role plays to act out the part of a doctor or nurse!

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Play the Part: Shopkeeper

Liz Gogerly
Authors:
Liz Gogerly

Find out what shopkeeper's do. Follow step-up-step activities to make a shop sign, set up an ice cream parlour and make play food. Then follow simple role plays to act out the part of a shopkeeper.

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Dance Culture: Brazilian Dance

Liz Gogerly
Authors:
Liz Gogerly

The amazing mix of martial arts, dance and gravity-defying acrobatics makes Brazil's capoeira one of today's most fascinating dance styles. Make sure it's on your radar! Discover step-by-step guides to some of the popular moves to get you started, learn about the history of this fascinating Brazilian dance, read an interview with a leading capoeira coach and the real life story of a young capoeirista! The Radar series delivers streetwise, hot-topic reads for kids aged 9+. With bold, fresh design and topics that have bags of kid-appeal, Radar will encourage children to read - and keep reading!

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London

Liz Gogerly
Authors:
Liz Gogerly

Welcome to London! Learn about the amazing history of England's capital, from the Romans, the Middle Ages, Tudor times and the Victorian era, to the World Wars and up to the present day. Discover all about sport in London, its communities, and its cultural life - from fashion capital to centre of the arts.

Wayland

Clothes

Liz Gogerly
Authors:
Liz Gogerly
Wayland

Homes

Liz Gogerly
Authors:
Liz Gogerly

The Viking Life series explores the everyday lives of people who lived during the Viking era. This title looks at how and where the Vikings built and furnished their homes. It examines how Viking families lived and worked as well as what people ate and how they enjoyed themselves.

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Film Stars

Liz Gogerly
Authors:
Liz Gogerly

Celebrity Secrets feature nine celebrities in depth. The star's background, personal life and career highlights are explored. The books also features six mini-biographies of other celebrities.

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Art on the Street: Cool Brands

Liz Gogerly
Authors:
Liz Gogerly
Franklin Watts

The Victorians in Britain

Liz Gogerly
Authors:
Liz Gogerly
Franklin Watts

World War II in Britain

Liz Gogerly
Authors:
Liz Gogerly
Wayland

Pop Stars

Liz Gogerly
Authors:
Liz Gogerly
Wayland

Circuses

Liz Gogerly
Authors:
Liz Gogerly

Roll up, roll up! Discover the fantastical world of the circus! Learn about the beginnings of the circus, circuses around the world and their incredibly skilled performers. Learn how to juggle, read an interview with an underwater performer and find out amazing circus facts and stats.

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Teeth

Liz Gogerly, Mike Gordon
Contributors:
Liz Gogerly, Mike Gordon

Illustrated in Mike Gordon`s inimitable and entertaining style, this series offers an introduction to key health issues. Each topic is introduced through an engaging narrative and is complemented by charming and humorous illustrations that bring the story to life. Notes for adults and lists of further resources make these books ideal for the key stage one classroom use.

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Art on the Street: Graffiti Culture

Liz Gogerly
Authors:
Liz Gogerly

Graffiti art is making an impact on our urban landscape - make sure it's on your radar! Look inside to find out which artists are at the cutting edge of graffiti culture, learn about the different methods of creating urban art and read a star story of a famous graffiti artist! Are you on the radar?

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Dance Culture: Street Dance

Liz Gogerly
Authors:
Liz Gogerly
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The Life Of Florence Nightingale

Liz Gogerly
Authors:
Liz Gogerly

This book explains who Florence Nightingale was, and the work she did. Her role in the hospitals at Scutari during the Crimean War is looked at, together with the campaigning she did in Britain for better health care.Complete with photos, paintings, glossary and index.

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Film Stars

Liz Gogerly
Authors:
Liz Gogerly

'21st Century Lives: Film Stars' is a fresh and lively approach to the achievements of today's successful icons of the big screen.Take a peek behind the scenes and discover how your favourite film star got started in the business - read about their childhood, their schooling, the big breaks, the hard work and the career highs. Find out who or what inspires them, the kind of roles they prefer, and which fellow actors and directors they like to work with. An original and exciting guide to the lives of film's A-list celebrities, featuring: Johnny Depp, Nicole Kidman, Halle Berry, Tom Cruise, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Russell Crowe, Will Smith, Keira Knightley, Brad Pitt, Orlando Bloom, Jude Law, Renée Zellweger, Cameron Diaz and Angelina Jolie.