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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.

Franklin Watts

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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Parasaurolophyus and other Duck-billed and Beaked Herbivores

David West
Authors:
David West
Franklin Watts

Tyrannosaurus Rex and other Giant Carnivores

David West
Authors:
David West
Franklin Watts

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

Ten wonderful retellings of ancient myths and legends all about animals. These stories are taken from ancient Greek, Roman, African, Indian, Chinese and American cultures. Some readers will be familiar with, such as the story of Brer Rabbit. Others will be less familiar, such as the Chinese story of the gods and cats.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

Gladiators

David West
Authors:
David West

Introducing gladiators! How much do you think you know about them? You may know that gladiators fought in front of huge crowds of people, but what were the arenas they fought in called? Did all gladiatorial fights end with a death? What were different types of gladiators called and what weapons and armour did they use? Well this book will tell you! A perfect introduction for kids who want to know what being a gladiator 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

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

In twelve beautifully crafted scenes, discover a world where the dinosaurs no longer rule and new gigantic birds and mammals have taken their place. From ferocious terror birds and killer pigs to giant rhinos and wooly mammoths, the world after the dinosaurs is a scary place!The two titles in this series, Prehistoric! are a wonderful exploration of an amazing period in pre-history. Plenty has been written about the dinosaurs but these books offer readers aged 7-9 the chance to develop wider historical interests.

Franklin Watts

Giant Stories

David West
Authors:
David West
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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
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Ankylosaurus and other Armoured and Plated Herbivores

David West
Authors:
David West
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

Velociraptor and other Raptors and Small Carnivores

David West
Authors:
David West

VELOCIRAPTOR, other raptors and small carnivores.Included in the twelve dinosaurs featured are some of the scariest carnivores that ever roamed Earth. These ferocious animals were considered the most intelligent of all dinosaurs. Discover how they could bring down prey ten times their size by hunting in packs and how some of these small feathered dinosaurs took to the air.Each title in the series, Dinosaurs! takes a close look at one particular type of dinosaur and reveals the facts about these incredible creatures.