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Author Spotlight with Graham Marks

Chris Higgins

Chris Higgins is an ex English and Drama teacher turned award-winning writer. She has written the My Funny Family series for younger readers, but is probably best known for her teen novels, which have gained her two nominations for Queen of Teen. Here she talks to Graham Marks about how she became a writer, tells us some of her writing secrets and talks about her latest novel, The Day I Met Suzie.

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Being Safe Out and About

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Being Safe On A Bike

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Being Safe with People

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Being Safe with People looks at how to act safely and sensibly with people you meet, whether family, friends or complete strangers. It explains what 'stranger danger' is and gives tips on what to do if you encounter it; it explores what to do if friends are unkind or if you are bullied and it also looks very sensitively at how to deal with inappropriate behaviour from adults, even when you know them.A simple series of books, empowering younger children aged 5-7 to know how to look after themselves in a variety of everyday situations. Includes tips from 'supermouse' Safety Sam on how to stay safe and how to identify potential dangers.

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Understanding Sexuality

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This book looks at the issues around sexuality - what it means, being lesbian, gay or bisexual, coming out, homophobia and accepting yourself and being happy in your own skin. It includes talking and debating points and is perfect for someone starting to question their sexuality or for PSHE lessons.It is part of the series My Life, Your Life, which takes a sensitive and positive look at some of the issues that concern children aged 10+. It explores issues including sexuality, gender, self-esteem, prejudice and discrimination and promotes and encourages discussion. By thinking creatively and critically, children can learn to accept their differences, embrace diversity and improve their sense of self and how they fit into the bigger picture. Each title also provides advice in the form of practical ways to cope with distressing or difficult situations.

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Keeping Clean

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Let's Read and Talk About... Family and Friends

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Let's Read and Talk About... Healthy Eating

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This book asks and answers questions about healthy eating. It explores why fruit and vegetables are good for us, what are the best snacks, why we shouldn't just eat sweet foods and much more.It is part of the Let's Read and Talk About series which includes ready-to-use questions and discussion points to help young readers gain more from their reading experience, and to give busy teachers and parents quality extension material. The concepts are supported with photographs and 'Take action' panels to get the reader involved in research and experiments.

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At Home

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The 'Popcorn' series aims to develop children's knowledge and understanding of the world by covering a wide range of topics in a fun, colourful and interactive way. Each title has a lively design, engaging text and features an activity at the end of each book. The titles have been written in conjunction with a literacy consultant to ensure the text is completely appropriate for the age-range.

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Out and About

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Near Water

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The 'Popcorn' series aims to develop children's knowledge and understanding of the world by covering a wide range of topics in a fun, colourful and interactive way. Near Water raises children's awareness of how to stay safe when playing in or by water. It also includes a safety quiz at the end of the book.

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It's Electric

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Why do we need electricity? To keep clean, eat and have fun!It's Electric! explains how electricity works and how we use it every day in many different ways. Lively text, colourful pictures and fun puzzles help you to learn all about electricity.Part of the series Now You Know Science - 6 titles that cover fun science topics.

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Magnet Magic

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Ambulance Crew

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This books tells young readers all about the Ambulance Service, from who are the crew to what happens in an emergency. Looking at the ambulance's equipment, first responders, how to call for an ambulance and the St John Ambulance.Includes a picture quiz and free downloadable activities.

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Police

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Find out about the different jobs the police do. Discover how the police fight crime and keep us safe. Meet the police who work with dogs and horses. Learn how to dial 999 in an emergency.

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By the Seaside

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A colourful introduction for young readers to the seaside. The young boy, Alex, tells us all about his home town at the seaside and the things in his local area such as his school, what he does after school, going to the seafront and the beach, what he does at the weekend, the different jobs people do there, different sorts of shops that are at in seaside towns and how people get about.Includes a picture quiz and free downloadable worksheets.This book encourages children to think about the similarities and differences between the place where they live and where other people live.

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Harvest

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Islam

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This title looks at mosques s and what they mean to those who follow Islam. The religious services that people participate in, signs and symbols important to Muslims, festivals and holy places are also looked at in detail.

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Judaism

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This title looks at synagogues and what they mean to those who follow Judaism. The religious services that people participate in, signs and symbols important to Jews, festivals and holy places are also looked at in detail.

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Sikhism

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This title looks at the gurdwara and what it means to those who follow the Sikh religion. The religious services that people participate in, signs and symbols important to Sikhs, festivals and holy places are also looked at in detail.

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Buddhism

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This title looks at Buddhist temples and what they mean to those who follow Buddhism. The religious services that people participate in, signs and symbols important to Buddhists, festivals and holy places are also looked at in detail.