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Author Spotlight with Graham Marks

Guy Parker-Rees

Guy Parker-Rees is the award-winning author of whole shelf of bestselling picture books, including the international hit Giraffes Can’t Dance. He writes his own stories, as well as working with other authors, such as Giles Andreae and Tony Mitton. Here he talks to Graham Marks about his world of colour, line and characters, and his latest Tom & Millie books.

Franklin Watts

Being Safe On A Bike

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Being Safe on a Bike looks at some of the potential dangers for children as they learn how to ride a bike and take it out and about. Without being sensationalist or scary, it explains, amongst other things, what clothes to wear, why you should wear a helmet, looking after your bike, being considerate to pedestrians and other vehicles and how to have fun on your bike safely.A simple series of books, empowering younger children aged 5-7 to know how to look after themselves in a variety of everyday situations. Includes tips from 'supermouse' Safety Sam on how to stay safe and how to identify potential dangers.

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Understanding Sexuality

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This book looks at the issues around sexuality - what it means, being lesbian, gay or bisexual, coming out, homophobia and accepting yourself and being happy in your own skin. It includes talking and debating points and is perfect for someone starting to question their sexuality or for PSHE lessons.It is part of the series My Life, Your Life, which takes a sensitive and positive look at some of the issues that concern children aged 10+. It explores issues including sexuality, gender, self-esteem, prejudice and discrimination and promotes and encourages discussion. By thinking creatively and critically, children can learn to accept their differences, embrace diversity and improve their sense of self and how they fit into the bigger picture. Each title also provides advice in the form of practical ways to cope with distressing or difficult situations.

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Being Safe Online

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Keeping Clean

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Keeping Fit

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Find out all about keeping fit from how to get started, what exercise does for the body to how exercise can help you at school.Keeping Fit is part of the Let's Read and Talk About series. Each book has a range of questions to help children with speaking and listening skills, and 'take action' panels which give ideas for activities. Free downloadable activity sheets are also available to accompany the books at: www.franklinwatts.co.uk/downloads.

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Family and Friends

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Healthy Eating

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Now You Know Science: Bright Light

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At Home

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The 'Popcorn' series aims to develop children's knowledge and understanding of the world by covering a wide range of topics in a fun, colourful and interactive way. Each title has a lively design, engaging text and features an activity at the end of each book. The titles have been written in conjunction with a literacy consultant to ensure the text is completely appropriate for the age-range.

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Out and About

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Near Water

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The 'Popcorn' series aims to develop children's knowledge and understanding of the world by covering a wide range of topics in a fun, colourful and interactive way. Near Water raises children's awareness of how to stay safe when playing in or by water. It also includes a safety quiz at the end of the book.

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It's Electric

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Magnet Magic

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Why do we need magnets? Magnets are fun but they are also very useful.Magnet magic looks at how magnets work and how we use them every day in many different ways. Lively text, colourful pictures and fun puzzles help you to learn all about magnets.Part of the series Now You Know Science - 6 titles that cover fun science topics.

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Ambulance Crew

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This books tells young readers all about the Ambulance Service, from who are the crew to what happens in an emergency. Looking at the ambulance's equipment, first responders, how to call for an ambulance and the St John Ambulance.Includes a picture quiz and free downloadable activities.

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By the Seaside

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A colourful introduction for young readers to the seaside. The young boy, Alex, tells us all about his home town at the seaside and the things in his local area such as his school, what he does after school, going to the seafront and the beach, what he does at the weekend, the different jobs people do there, different sorts of shops that are at in seaside towns and how people get about.Includes a picture quiz and free downloadable worksheets.This book encourages children to think about the similarities and differences between the place where they live and where other people live.

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Harvest

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An ideal introduction to the celebration of festivals for children aged 4-7 in Foundation Stage and KS1 classes. This book describes the story behind the festival and how people prepare for Harvest. It shows how people around the world celebrate it and the special foods they eat. Attractively designed, its simple text and wonderful full-colour photos make this an essential resource in every Early Years setting. 'Did You Know?' boxes highlight interesting and unusual facts to give further points for children and adults to discuss.

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Islam

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Judaism

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This title looks at synagogues and what they mean to those who follow Judaism. The religious services that people participate in, signs and symbols important to Jews, festivals and holy places are also looked at in detail.

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Sikhism

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Buddhism

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