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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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Wild Flowers

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green

There are thousands of wild flower species, and no two look exactly alike. This book will help you explore the wonderful world of flowers. Learn about how they live, what there life cycles are and all about their different habitats from woodlands to meadows and even in towns and cities. It is part of The Great Nature Hunt a series of books for children aged 7+ which are a great resource for the Science curriculum. They help children make systematic and careful observations, gather data and record their findings. Each book is full of puzzles and challenges through which children can learn, while having fun.

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Europe: Poland

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green

Welcome to Poland! In this book, young people tell you all about what makes their country special, from its great capital city, to the landscape, people, food and things to see and do.This series introduces readers aged 6 and up to different continents and countries around the world, highlighting the differences and similarities between them. Clear, friendly text and big photos make these books a great starting point for learning about geography in general, and countries in particular.

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Where People Work

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green
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Africa: South Africa

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green

A simple, friendly geography series that takes a look at countries around the world.Welcome to South Africa! In this book, young people tell you all about what makes their country special, from its great capital city, to the landscape, people, food and things to see and do.This series introduces readers aged 6 and up to different continents and countries around the world, highlighting the differences and similarities between them. Clear, friendly text and big photos make these books a great starting point for learning about geography in general, and countries in particular.

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A School

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green

Full of hands-on activities to help you learn all about map skills whilst also learning about the features of a school. This book will show you what a bird's eye map is by looking at aerial photos of a school; how symbols make a map clearer; how compass points can help you find your way around a school; how a plan map shows features of a classroom such as shelves, desks, tables and cupboards; how scale is used to measure a school or a school hall; how to use compass points in the playground; how land use maps work by mapping the rooms in the building; how to use grid references to find classrooms in a school; how to use street maps to find your way from home to school or use transport maps to get to school by bus or further afield on a school trip.Illustrations by Sarah Horne in an amusing and lively style are combined with photographs to really capture a child's attention helping them to learn these important map skills.

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A City

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green
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A Village

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green

Full of hands-on activities to help you learn all about map skills whilst also learning about the features of a village. This book will show you what a bird's eye map is by looking at aerial photos of villages; how village landmarks, such as churches and village greens can be shown as symbols; how to measure scale and distance on a walk around a village; what map plans are using a village shop and a farmers' market, as examples; how compass points show you how to find directions around a stable yard; how to follow pathways, roads and bridleways on a country walk; how to use grid references by looking at a village green; what contour lines are by looking at a country valley; looking at landuse by showing farming land; and looking at transport maps showing routes between different villages.Illustrations by Sarah Horne in an amusing and lively style are combined with photographs to really capture a child's attention helping them to learn these important map skills.

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The Stone Age and Bronze Age

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green
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The Celts and the Iron Age

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green
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Park

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green

The purpose of this series is to show children the habitats around them. The books will guide a child through their personal exploration of different habitats. The reader will be encouraged to use key science skills to plan, observe, collect, record and and preserve their findings on their trail of nature. This title looks at what can be found in parks, including trees, flowers, food cycles and water.

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Martin Luther King

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green

The series focuses on the people who inspire children today. This title looks at the life of Martin Luther King, from his younger years, to training to become a minister, and eventually becoming the leader of the Civil Rights Movement. Read about his inspirational "I Have A Dream" speech, and the legacy he left on the world.

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Weather Patterns

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green

This hugely popular brand of geography books take an interactive approach to weather patterns, encouraging the reader to ask questions, collect, record and analyse their findings.

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Maps and Map Skills

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green

This hugely popular brand of geography books take an interactive approach to each topic encouraging the reader to ask questions, collect, record and analyse their findings.

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Ancient Greeks

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green

Gossip, scandal, badly behaved rulers - if you thought that celebrity culture was a symptom of the 21st century, think again. This is an irreverent but fact-packed look at the ancient Greeks, with a colourful cast of celebrity characters and a keen awareness of what was 'on trend' and what was not, in where people lived, how they kept healthy and how they behaved, at war, at work and at leisure.

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Coastlines Around The World

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green
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Oil Disaster

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green

Find out how people react and rebuild their lives and the environment when a large scale Oil Disaster occurs and what communities and the emergency services do in response.

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Advertising

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green
Franklin Watts

Snakes

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green

"Snakes are a truly amazing group of animals. They have no legs, but can move around smoothly and silently. They have no claws, but capture and kill all their food. In fact, snakes are some of the world's deadliest animals. The are expert killers." Read more about some of the world's most amazing and fascinating animals in this exciting eight book series

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Making Air Cleaner

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green

Why is clean air important?How do people cause air pollution?How is air pollution affecting Earth's climate?The Environment Detective Investigates helps you to answer these questions and many more about making air cleaner. Find out what causes air pollution, what is being done to tackle air pollution and how we can help make the air cleaner.

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Water

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green

Each title looks at different areas of waste and offers solutions for readers to reduce, reuse and recycle waste, in order to improve the environment.