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Author Spotlight with Graham Marks

Cressida Cowell

Cressida Cowell’s Hiccup books, which she also illustrates, are now published in over 30 countries around the world and the first book in the series, How to Train Your Dragon, has been made into an animated movie by DreamWorks; Cressida also writes and illustrates picture books. The eleventh title in the Hiccup Saga, How to Seize a Dragon’s Jewel, is published in September, and here she talks to Graham Marks about pretty much everything to do with writing a hit series…

Wayland

Let's Walk to School

Deborah Chancellor, Diane Ewen
Contributors:
Deborah Chancellor, Diane Ewen

Good to be Green is a series of six environment education books that help children age 6+ explore green issues and find out what they can do to help the planet. Each book features the story of a child who is exploring their world and learning why it's important to think green. Alongside the stories are fact boxes with extra information and at the end of each story there are activity ideas, teaching notes and a quiz. Each story is accompanied by bright illustrations by Diane Ewen.

Wayland

Turn off the Tap

Deborah Chancellor, Diane Ewen
Contributors:
Deborah Chancellor, Diane Ewen
Wayland

Rubbish or Recycling?

Deborah Chancellor, Diane Ewen
Contributors:
Deborah Chancellor, Diane Ewen
Franklin Watts

The Town Makeover

Deborah Chancellor, Elif Balta Parks
Contributors:
Deborah Chancellor, Elif Balta Parks
Franklin Watts

Champion Gran

Deborah Chancellor, Elif Balta Parks
Contributors:
Deborah Chancellor, Elif Balta Parks

This story expores the issue of respect - if we don't respect other people we miss the chance to learn from them and enjoy their friendship. In the story, seven-year old Kara doesn't want to visit her gran because she thinks it will be boring. But Sally at the care home takes Kara on a tour and she learns all about the lives of the residents - which are not boring at all. Kara even finds out that she and her gran have something in common. The story is suitable for children aged 5+ who are learning to read or for sharing with an adult. For children following Book Bands, it is suitable for children reading at band 5: green.The book is a part of the British Values series which explores tricky subjects such as democracy, the rule of law, mutual respect and tolerance through fun illustrated stories. Each book includes teacher notes for discussing the theme of the story.

Franklin Watts

Who Did That?

Deborah Chancellor, Elif Balta Parks
Contributors:
Deborah Chancellor, Elif Balta Parks

A series of picture books that explore British values through fun stories.This story expores the issue of responsibility and owning up to our actions. In the story, seven-year old Sasha smashes a window by accident but blames her little brother Henry. When Henry runs away Sasha has to confess and say how sorry she is. Sasha's grandma explains how we should always face the consequences of what we've done and things will turn out better that way. The story is suitable for children aged 5+ who are learning to read or for sharing with an adult.The book is a part of the British Values series which explores tricky subjects such as democracy, the rule of law, mutual respect and tolerance through fun illustrated stories. Each book includes teacher notes for discussing the theme of the story.

Franklin Watts

Making Friends

Deborah Chancellor, Elif Balta Parks
Contributors:
Deborah Chancellor, Elif Balta Parks
Franklin Watts

The Red Flag

Deborah Chancellor, Elif Balta Parks
Contributors:
Deborah Chancellor, Elif Balta Parks

This story explores the theme of rules and how they keep us safe. It includes teacher notes for exploring the wider theme of laws. The story follows Josh who decides to ignore the red warning flag at the beach and sets off in his boat alone. He gets into danger and has to be rescued by lifeboat and realises why the safety rule was in place. The story is suitable for children aged 5+ who are learning to read or to explore with an adult.The book is a part of the British Values series which explores tricky subjects such as democracy, the rule of law, mutual respect and tolerance through fun illustrated stories. Each book includes teacher notes for discussing the theme of the story.

Franklin Watts

A Walk From Our City School

Deborah Chancellor
Authors:
Deborah Chancellor
Franklin Watts

Dinosaurs

Deborah Chancellor
Authors:
Deborah Chancellor
Franklin Watts

Ambulance Rescue

Deborah Chancellor
Authors:
Deborah Chancellor
Franklin Watts

Sea Rescue

Deborah Chancellor
Authors:
Deborah Chancellor
Franklin Watts

Police Rescue

Deborah Chancellor
Authors:
Deborah Chancellor
Franklin Watts

Fire Rescue

Deborah Chancellor
Authors:
Deborah Chancellor
Franklin Watts

On the Road

Deborah Chancellor
Authors:
Deborah Chancellor
Franklin Watts

Animal Homes

Deborah Chancellor
Authors:
Deborah Chancellor

All animals need somewhere to rest. Find out all about the different places that animals maketheir homes, from snowy dens to windy nests.A series of differentiated text books on topics that children really want to read about. The lower level text is ideal for emerging readers and the higher level text will suit more able readers. The large, square format encourages sharing, and spectacular photos are featured on every page.

Franklin Watts

Caring For Us: I Am A Nurse

Deborah Chancellor
Authors:
Deborah Chancellor

A bright, engaging series taking young readers through a day in the life of a dentist.Caring for Us: I am a Nurse explains to young readers what happens during the course of a normal nurse's day, and describes what they can expect on a trip to the hospital.

Franklin Watts

I Am An Optician

Deborah Chancellor
Authors:
Deborah Chancellor

A bright, engaging series taking young readers through a day in the life of a dentist.Caring for Us: I am a Dentist explains to young readers what happens during the course of a normal optician's day, and describes what they can expect on a trip to the optician.

Franklin Watts

Caring For Us: I Am A Dentist

Deborah Chancellor
Authors:
Deborah Chancellor
Franklin Watts

Bullying

Deborah Chancellor
Authors:
Deborah Chancellor