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David Melling is the international bestselling author and illustrator who first came to our attention with the critically acclaimed The Kiss That Missed, and whose The Tale of Jack Frost went from page to animated TV feature, voiced by Hugh Laurie. Here he talks to Graham Marks about how he became a children’s book illustrator, his influences, his passions and why he loves Twitter…

Wayland

Turn off the Tap

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

This environment education story follows Tia who is always being told by her mum to turn off the tap to save water - but why is this important? Through the story, Tia learns why water is precious and the small steps she can take to help to save it.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

Rubbish or Recycling?

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

Twins, Nadia and Nasir are keen to enter the school recycling competition, but what should they make? As they explore the rubbish in their house, they discover what can and can't be recycled and what happens to their rubbish. They learn about reducing, reusing and recycling and come up with a clever plan to help everyone at school work out what is rubbish and what is recycling.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.

Franklin Watts

The Red Flag

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

Who Did That?

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

Dinosaurs

Deborah Chancellor
Authors:
Deborah Chancellor
Franklin Watts

Making Friends

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

Emily is really lonely so Mum suggests she makes friends with her neighbour, Amira. But Amira seems so different - she goes to the mosque and sometimes speaks a different language. Can Emily and Amira become friends despite their families' differences? A gentle introduction to the theme of tolerence, this story explores prejudice and how we should have respect for those with different faiths and beliefs and respect other cultures. 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

Ambulance Rescue

Deborah Chancellor
Authors:
Deborah Chancellor

Ambulances speed past with bright lights flashing as they race to the rescue... Lots of noisy words and plenty of high-speed action introduce emergency vehicles and other life-saving equipment in a lively and exciting way.Emergency Vehicles - four books all about the different vehicles each emergency uses and the situations they use them in. For KS1 readers

Franklin Watts

Sea Rescue

Deborah Chancellor
Authors:
Deborah Chancellor

Lifeboats and helicopters zoom along through the storm as they race to the rescue... Lots of noisy words and plenty of high-speed action introduce emergency vehicles and other life-saving equipment in a lively and exciting way.Emergency Vehicles - four books all about the different vehicles each emergency uses and the situations they use them in. For KS1 readers

Franklin Watts

Police Rescue

Deborah Chancellor
Authors:
Deborah Chancellor
Franklin Watts

Fire Rescue

Deborah Chancellor
Authors:
Deborah Chancellor
Franklin Watts

A Walk From Our Village School

Deborah Chancellor
Authors:
Deborah Chancellor

A group of friends from Great Chesterford in Essex are going on a walk. The children have planned their walk carefully and have a list of questions they want to answer about their local area. We then follow them as they explore thier local area and answer their questions. This book is part of 'A walk from' series which explores different geographical environments using maps and photos. It helps young children understand geographical similarities and differences through studying the human and physical geography of a small area of the United Kingdom. The books feature key physical and human geographical vocabulary and skills such as compass directions, map reading and recognising landmarks and features.

Franklin Watts

A Walk From Our Island School

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