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Giles Andreae speaks to Graham Marks

Author Spotlight

Giles Andreae is not only the bestselling author of such award-winning picture books as Giraffes Can’t Dance, Rumble in the Jungle and The Lion Who Wanted to Love, he’s also the man behind the entertaining world of Purple Ronnie, as well as The Interesting Thoughts of Edward Monkton. Here he talks to Graham Marks about all the many and varied bits of his very creative life, including toilet brush poetry.

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Horned Dinosaurs

David West
Authors:
David West

Professor Pete knows lots about all sorts of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals. Learn all about horned dinosaurs from pronouncing their difficult names to facts about their weight, what they eat, how fast they can run and where they used to live in the world. Children will soon become dinosaur experts.Following the same style as Nora the Naturalist's Animals and Safari Sam's Wild Animals, Professor Pete's Prehistoric Animals are brilliant introductory books for young readers aged 5+ in the high-interest area of dinosaurs.

Franklin Watts

Plated Dinosaurs

David West
Authors:
David West

Professor Pete knows lots about all sorts of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals. Learn all about plated dinosaurs from pronouncing their difficult names to facts about their weight, what they eat, how fast they can run and where they used to live in the world. Children will soon become dinosaur experts.Following the same style as Nora the Naturalist's Animals and Safari Sam's Wild Animals, Professor Pete's Prehistoric Animals are brilliant introductory books for young readers aged 5+ in the high-interest area of dinosaurs.

Franklin Watts

Long-Necked Dinosaurs

David West
Authors:
David West

Professor Pete knows lots about all sorts of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals. Learn all about long-necked dinosaurs from pronouncing their difficult names to facts about their weight, what they eat, how fast they can run and where they used to live in the world. Children will soon become dinosaur experts.Following the same style as Nora the Naturalist's Animals and Safari Sam's Wild Animals, Professor Pete's Prehistoric Animals are brilliant introductory books for young readers aged 5+ in the high-interest area of dinosaurs.

Franklin Watts

Sharp-Clawed Dinosaurs

David West
Authors:
David West
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Armoured Dinosaurs

David West
Authors:
David West
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Tyrannosaurus Rex and other Giant Carnivores

David West
Authors:
David West
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Mythical Hero Stories

David West
Authors:
David West

Ten wonderful retellings of ancient myths and legends all about mythical heroes. These stories are taken from ancient Greek, Roman, Anglo-Saxon, Mayan, European, and Middle Eastern cultures. Some readers will be familiar with, such as the story of Theseus and the Minotaur. Others will be less familiar, such as the Persian story about a hero called Rostram.Myths and ancient civilisations are a core element of the curriculum at KS2 and inclusions in this series, Ten of the Best Myths, of stories from Mayan, Japanese, Indian, Roman, Persian and American cultures - an many others - will both fascinate and educate young readers.

Franklin Watts

Animal Stories

David West
Authors:
David West
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Gladiators

David West
Authors:
David West
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Astronauts

David West
Authors:
David West

Introducing astronauts! How much do you think you know about astronauts? You may know that astronauts have landed on the moon, but do you know why you can jump higher on the moon than you can on Earth? What is a russian astronaut called? How does a space suit keep astronauts safe? Well this book will tell you! A perfect introduction for kids who want to know what being an astronaut is all about. Bit-sized facts mean you can dip into this book at random, or read it cover to cover. Part of the series Lots of Things You Want to Know About, four books that take a look at some of the most dangerous jobs...ever! Aimed at children aged 7+ these books combine large full colour illustrations and simple paragraphs of text to encourage children to read around these high-interest topics.

Franklin Watts

After the Dinosaurs

David West
Authors:
David West
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Giant Stories

David West
Authors:
David West

Ten wonderful retellings of ancient myths and legends all about giants. These stories are taken from ancient Greek, Celtic, Indian, Inuit and European cultures. Some readers will be familiar with, such as the battle between David and Goliath. Others will be less familiar, such as the Mayan story of the Cabracan where the hero twins destroy the fearsome mountain shaker. Myths and ancient civilisations are a core element of the curriculum at KS2 and inclusions in this series, Ten of the Best Myths, of stories from Mayan, Japanese, Indian, Roman, Persian and American cultures - an many others - will both fascinate and educate young readers.

Franklin Watts

Gods and Goddesses

David West
Authors:
David West

Ten wonderful retellings of ancient myths and legends all about gods and goddesses. These stories are taken from ancient Greek, Norse, Indian, Egyptian and American cultures. Some readers will be familiar with, such as the story of the Norse god,Thor. Others will be less familiar, such as the Egyptian story of the goddess Isis.Myths and ancient civilisations are a core element of the curriculum at KS2 and inclusions in this series, Ten of the Best Myths, of stories from Mayan, Japanese, Indian, Roman, Persian and American cultures - an many others - will both fascinate and educate young readers.

Franklin Watts

Pirates

David West
Authors:
David West

Introducing pirates! How much do you think you know about them? You may know that pirates had rules, but what were these rules called? Did pirates really buy their treasure? What did the famous pirate Blackbeard keep in his beard, and what was his real name? Well this book will tell you! A perfect introduction for kids who want to know what being a pirate was all about. Bit-sized facts mean you can dip into this book at random, or read it cover to cover. Part of the series Lots of Things You Want to Know About, four books that take a look at some of the most dangerous jobs...ever! Aimed at children aged 7+ these books combine large full colour illustrations and simple paragraphs of text to encourage children to read around these high-interest topics.

Franklin Watts

Knights

David West
Authors:
David West

Introducing knights! Do you know how men (and some women) became knights? Or what happens to a knight who is captured in battle? What about knights from other countries, what were they called? Well this book will tell you! A perfect introduction for kids who want to know what being a knight was all about. Bite-sized facts mean you can dip into this book at random, or read it cover to cover. Part of the series Lots of Things You Want to Know About, four books that take a look at some of the most dangerous jobs...ever! Aimed at children aged 7+, these books combine large full colour illustrations and simple paragraphs of text to encourage children to read around these high-interest topics.

Franklin Watts

Brachiosaurus and other Long-Necked Herbivores

David West
Authors:
David West

BRACHIOSAURUS and other long-necked herbivoresIncluded in the twelve dinosaurs featured are some of the biggest animals that have ever roamed Earth. These monster dinosaurs were gentle giants feeding on leaves high up on the trees' branches. Discover how these mighty sauropods lived and how they were able to defend themselves against attacks from large carnivorous predators.Each title in the series, Dinosaurs! takes a close look at one particular type of dinosaur and reveals the facts about these incredible creatures.

Franklin Watts

Ankylosaurus and other Armoured and Plated Herbivores

David West
Authors:
David West

ANKYLOSAURUS and other armoured and plated herbivores.Included in the twelve dinosaurs featured are some of the most heavily armoured animals that ever roamed Earth. Some of these big, plodding herbivores were covered from head to toe in thick, leathery skin with arrays of protruding bony nodules and spikes. Others had huge plates rising out of their backs and sharp, spiky tails.Each title in the series, Dinosaurs! takes a close look at one particular type of dinosaur and reveals the facts about these incredible creatures.

Franklin Watts

Triceratops and other Horned Herbivores

David West
Authors:
David West

TRICERATOPS and other horned herbivores.Included in the twelve dinosaurs featured are some of the most strangely shaped animals that ever roamed Earth. These massive herbivores had arrays of horns protruding from their skulls. Growing outwards from the backs of their heads were large, patterned frills used to scare their enemies and attract mates during courtship displays.Each title in the series, Dinosaurs! takes a close look at one particular type of dinosaur and reveals the facts about these incredible creatures.

Franklin Watts

Parasaurolophyus and other Duck-billed and Beaked Herbivores

David West
Authors:
David West
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Velociraptor and other Raptors and Small Carnivores

David West
Authors:
David West