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Reading Champion

Reading Champion from Franklin Watts offers fantastic independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.

Franklin Watts

Where You Live

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell

Join Sal, Ash, Scully and the rest of the Espresso team as they explore their local area. Discover how you can find out what is special about where you live, how it has changed and its famous connections. Plus make a map stick, create a picture quiz and much more!This book is part of the Espresso Ideas Box series, which have a wealth of information and ideas for exploring topics in a cross-curricular way. They are produced in association with Espresso Education, the leading digital curriculum service in the UK - used in over 10,000 primary schools.

Franklin Watts

The Maya

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell

What do you know about the Maya people? Explore the incredible history of South America during this time and find out how Maya people lived, worked, created and celebrated in this fascinating period in history. Discover the pyramids that they buried their dead in, the gods and goddesses they worshiped and how they fought, farmed and communicated. Craft activities support and enhance each section to bring what you've read to life.Part of the series Discover Through Craft. Twelve books that explore key curriculum topics using a mixture of activities, quizzes, facts and crafts. For children aged 7-9.

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Tudor Times

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell

Each book in this delightful, child-friendly series focuses on a different period in history, from Ancient Egypt right up to World War 2. Children will love learning about each era, and then following the simple instructions to make useful or interesting objects from that time. Age-appropriate and accessible, the books are jam-packed with great ideas and perfect for use at home or in the classroom. In Craft Box: Tudor Times, you can learn how to make a Tudor rose, a masquerade mask, a jester's crown, a jester's stick, a tussie mussie, a model of a Tudor house, a ruff, a stained glass coat of arms, a Tudor cap, a ship's figurehead, a cup and ball and a peg doll!Fun facts on every spread give background information about the Tudor era and its people, from Kings and Queens and the Royal Court, to the lives of everyday people.A Further Information spread suggests age-appropriate websites and books, so children can go away and learn more about the Tudors.A glossary explains any tricky words, and will help to further increase children's knowledge and understanding of the era.

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World War II

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell

Inspire children to get crafty by the make-do-and-mend attitude of World War II. Learn all about the ordinary people on the Home Front by making true-to-life artefacts such as a draught-stopper, an evacuee's suitcase and a gas mask. Then craft a Spitfire aeroplane, a pilot's goggles and some medals to learn all about the life of the soldiers during World War II. Packed to the brim with crafts and facts this book is full of original and exciting ideas for the home or school!

Wayland

Ancient Greeks

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell
Franklin Watts

Metal

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell
Wayland

Fair Trade

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell
Franklin Watts

Egypt

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell

Franklin Watts

Glass

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell

This series takes readers on the journey a material takes when it is recycled, tracing its step-by-step route from when we finish with it, through the recycling process, to the new, recycled product.What Happens When We Recycle: Glass explains how glass is made and looks at the very many ways in which we use it. It then explores how it is collected, broken down and recycled and what new products are made with it. The book also includes tips on what readers can do to help recycle glass.

Franklin Watts

Sudan

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell

Countries in Our World focuses on the countries that shape and influence our modern world. Each book examines physical features, daily life, industry, media, leisure and much more. Each title in Countries in our World is a mine of useful information ideal for school and project work.Sudan offers a look at this fascinating and largely unknown country and includes up-to-date information resulting from the region of South Sudan recently declaring itself an independent nation.

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Friend

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell

Using specially commissioned photography, this series introduces the reader to common new and first experiences. The choice of titles reflect the most common types of experiences. The series uses the perspective of another child to tell the 'story' of a particular experience and explores how they feel by the event. At the end, advice will be given to help deal with difficult situations such as feeling jealous because a new baby in the family is getting everyone's attention.

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Family Crises

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell
Wayland

The Raja and the Rice: an Indian Tale

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell

The rain never came and so Tamwar's rice harvest is poor. He and his family desperately need some rice but will the Raja help...?

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The Magic Paintbrush: a Chinese tale

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell
Franklin Watts

Who Split the Atom?

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell
Wayland

The Egyptians

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell
Wayland

Grains and Cereals

Jillian Powell, Clare O'shea
Authors:
Jillian Powell, Clare O'shea
Franklin Watts

Gangs

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell

Wayland

Let's Say Hello!

Jillian Powell, Stefania Colnaghi
Contributors:
Jillian Powell, Stefania Colnaghi

Start Reading is a new series of highly enjoyable books for beginning readers at KS1. They have been carefully graded to correspond to the Book Bands now widely used in schools. This enables readers to be sure that they choose books that match their own ability. There is very careful and gentle graduation from Band to Band. The books can be shared with an adult or read independently. They promote the enjoyment of reading through reading real, satisfying stories with a beginning, a middle and an end. Rosie's Rides is at Book Band 3 in the Start Reading series. Rosie is going on all sorts of Rides, rollercoaster rides, pony rides, jeep rides and train rides. All have their adventures.

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Are We There Yet?

Jillian Powell, Stefania Colnaghi
Contributors:
Jillian Powell, Stefania Colnaghi

Start Reading is a new series of highly enjoyable books for beginning readers at KS1. They have been carefully graded to correspond to the Book Bands now widely used in schools. This enables readers to be sure that they choose books that match their own ability. There is very careful and gentle graduation from Band to Band. The books can be shared with an adult or read independently. They promote the enjoyment of reading through reading real, satisfying stories with a beginning, a middle and an end. Rosie's Rides is at Book Band 3 in the Start Reading series. Rosie is going on all sorts of Rides, rollercoaster rides, pony rides, jeep rides and train rides. All have their adventures.