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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

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
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Ancient Greeks

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: Ancient Greeks, you can learn how to make theatre masks, a a fish dish, a Medusa headdress, an Olympic torch, a perfume bottle, a golden wreath, a fibula, a Hoplite's shield, a Greek arm guard, a gable decoration, a discus and pan pipes!Fun facts on every spread give background information about Ancient Greece and its people, from food and everyday life to the Olympics and religion. A Further Information spread suggests age-appropriate websites and books, so children can go away and learn more about the ancient Greeks.A glossary explains any tricky words, and will help to further increase children's knowledge and understanding of the era.

Franklin Watts

Metal

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell
Wayland

Fair Trade

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell

From chocolate and tea to flowers and cotton, discover the history of fair trade and its products. Learn what difference fair trade makes to the people producing the goods, what the ten princlples of fair trade are, and how fair trade practices affect the environment. Read an interview with a worker from a fair trade project in India, debate the issues surrounding fair trade, make a fair trade ice cream sundae and find out amazing fair trade stats and facts.

Franklin Watts

Egypt

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell
Franklin Watts

Glass

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell
Franklin Watts

Sudan

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell
Wayland

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

The Magic Paintbrush is a chinese tale. There once was a young man called Lian who loved to paint the animals in the forest around him. One night he dreamt of a magic paintbrush. When he woke up, Lian was amazed to find the paintbrush beside him!

Franklin Watts

Who Split the Atom?

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell

This series looks at some of the major inventions and discoveries that have helped to shape our world today.

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The Egyptians

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell

Covering different historical eras, this informative series details all the topics one would expect to find in a history series, such as family life, food, religion, entertainment and warfare. However, it focuses on the most gruesome parts of these topics.

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Oops!

Jillian Powell, Amanda Gulliver
Contributors:
Jillian Powell, Amanda Gulliver
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Grains and Cereals

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

Gangs

Jillian Powell
Authors:
Jillian Powell

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Let's Say Hello!

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