Related to: 'Trans Global'

September 2012

An interview with Mick Inkpen

Mick Inkpen, the award-winning author/illustrator - known to his millions of readers world-wide as the creator of Kipper, Lullabyhullaballoo, The Blue Balloon, Penguin Small and of course Wibbly Pig – has two brand new Wibbly Pig books publishing in September: Wibbly Pig has 10 Balloons and Oh no Wibbly Pig, not a rabbit!. Here he talks to Graham Marks about this, that and quite a lot more...

Franklin Watts

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.

Franklin Watts

Being Safe Out and About

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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.Being Safe Out and About looks at some of the potential dangers for children as they begin to go out and about more independently. Without being sensationalist or scary, it explains, amongst other things, how to cross the road and road safety generally, how to play sensibly in the park and to avoid risk when near water and meeting dogs.

Franklin Watts

Being Safe Online

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Franklin Watts

Keeping Clean

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Franklin Watts

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.

Franklin Watts

Family and Friends

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Issues surrounding family and friends are not always easy. In this book find out why some parents separate, how to make new friends, what to do if you fall out with your best friend and how families can change.Family and Friends 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.

Franklin Watts

Healthy Eating

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Franklin Watts

Now You Know Science: Bright Light

Terry Jennings, Honor Head
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What helps you to see? Light from the sun and electric lights!Bright Light shows you how light works to help you see during the day and at night. Lively text, colourful pictures and fun puzzles help you to learn all about light.Part of the series Now You Know Science - 6 titles that cover fun science topics.

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At Home

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Out and About

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Near Water

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Franklin Watts

It's Electric

Terry Jennings, Honor Head
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Franklin Watts

Magnet Magic

Terry Jennings, Honor Head
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Terry Jennings, Honor Head

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.

Wayland

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.

Wayland

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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Islam

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

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Judaism

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Sikhism

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This title looks at the gurdwara and what it means to those who follow the Sikh religion. The religious services that people participate in, signs and symbols important to Sikhs, festivals and holy places are also looked at in detail.

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Buddhism

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