My Reading and Writing Kit: Becoming a reader has been specially created to support your child's steps towards becoming an independent reader and writer. Based on Ruth Miskin's trusted and successful Read Write Inc. synthetic phonics programme, it helps your child to read longer sentences and stories and practise writing a growing range of words.
RICHARD & JUDY BOOK CLUB 2017. SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2017 COSTA NOVEL AWARD.'A dazzling tale of romance and survival' (Guardian)Follow the path to the freezing north. Follow your ambition.Follow your heartFlora Mackie first crossed the Arctic Circle at the age of twelve.
Bailey arrives in a new neighbourhood with his extraordinary family. He has no friends but receives a mysterious invitation to join the Scribbleboy Fan Club. The one and only founder member is Ziggy Fuzz.His vital mission is to spread the word about Scribbleboy and his amazing scribbles which years ago transformed the gloomy grey concrete of the...
Explore the world by looking not only at borders, mountains, rivers, seas and oceans, but by discovering the natural wonders of the world, historical artefacts, amazing animals, fascinating cultures and much much more. With stunning illustrations from the incredible Jill Calder, The Picture Atlas is quite unlike anything you've seen before.
Discover a fact for everyone, everyday, in this book. Explore a world of topics, from hilarious animals, to unbelievable-but-true science facts, mind-blowing space stats, to incredible human achievements. You can even look up what extraordinary event happened on your birthday!Did you know that Ancient Romans used wee to whiten their teeth, and to do their...
From the bestselling author of Horrible Histories... Whitby, Northern England, 867. Edwin and Luke are young boys training to be monks.It's a quiet life, until one day the Vikings invade. The boys are terrified of the fearsome Danes, whose gods are even more terrifying warriors than they are. What will happen if the boys are caught?
Norman had always been perfectly normal. That was until the day he grew a pair of wings!Norman is very surprised to have wings suddenly - and he has the most fun ever trying them out high in the sky. But then he has to go in for dinner.
Poor old dragon. Nobody wants him in their story. Not Goldilocks, not Hansel and Gretel - no one.But Dragon will not give up! He shall continue on his course of finding someone who wants him in their story. ANYONE. His boundless enthusiasm surely won't get him into any trouble.
Shortlisted for the 2017 Costa First Novel Award New Faces of Fiction 2017, Observer Observer Fiction to look out for in 2017 The Irish Times What To Look Out for in 2017 from Independent Publishers Jen Campbell's `Most Anticipated Books of 2017' Jean Bookish Thoughts `Most Anticipated Releases of
`That time is upon us. I can feel it coming. That evil barbarian will not be satisfied until he has engulfed the whole world in war and death.I fear for us all.' In a triumphant return to his much-loved Courtney series, Wilbur Smith introduces us to the bravest new member of the famed family, Saffron Courtney.
How can you prove your innocence when you can't remember the crime?Being a cop runs in Billy Harney's family. The son of Chicago's Chief of Detectives whose twin sister, Patti, also followed in their father's footsteps, Billy would give up everything for the job - including his life. After a brutal shooting, Billy is left for dead alongside his...
WINNER OF THE 2017 BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTIONONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S BEST BOOKS OF 2017'Electrifying' Margaret Atwood'A big, page-turning, thought-provoking thriller' GuardianAll over the world women are discovering they have the power. With a flick of the fingers they can inflict terrible pain - even death. Suddenly, every man on the planet finds...
SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER'In a country apparently divided against itself, a writer such as Smith is more valuable than a whole parliament of politicians' Financial Times'Undoubtedly Smith at her best. Puckish, yet elegant; angry, but comforting' The Times 'A beautiful, poignant symphony of memories, dreams...
Selected as a Book of the Year in 2017 in the Irish Times and The Times SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA FIRST NOVEL AWARD 2017 `A delicate, crystalline, hugely impressive novel... He's yet another masterful younger writer coming through... Wonderful' - Sebastian BarryHer house is on Montpelier Parade - just across town, but it might as well be a different world.
Where does outer space begin? How do rockets work? What do astronauts do all day? This fascinating book for young readers explores the wonders and dangers of space, from the Moon to Mars, the International Space Station and beyond. With colour photographs, easy to read text and internet links to specially selected websites to find out more.
Find out what it was like to be a Viking, and learn about Viking homes, feasts, boats, gods and much more in this fascinating book. Written with the help of a reading expert, the book includes short, informative text, vivid, full colour illustrations and photographs on every page.
Children can discover the world's biggest, tallest and strongest trucks in the giant, fold-out pages of this colourfully illustrated book. From massive dump trucks to towering mobile cranes and monster trucks designed for stunts and sports competitions, this book will keep any truck and lorry enthusiast absorbed for hours.
Children can explore the wonders of space in this incredible picture book with giant fold-out pages full of fascinating facts to satisfy the curiosity of every young space enthusiast. From the Sun and the planets in our Solar System to massive stars and vast galaxies and lots, lots more, there's a whole universe to discover.
Herge's classic comic book creation Tintin is one of the most iconic characters in children's books. These highly collectible editions of the original 24 adventures will delight Tintin fans old and new. Perfect for lovers of graphic novels, mysteries and historical adventures.
A brilliantly funny first chapter book featuring a winning combination of space, sci-fi and sport! Perfect for children learning to read. Nine-year-old Robbie Remus has just become Emperor of the Galaxy. But all he really wants to do is play blasterball! He finds all of his official duties very boring indeed.
'The finest crime novel of the year' Daily Mail***** Seven for a mystery that needs to be solved . . .Editor Susan Ryland has worked with bestselling crime writer Alan Conway for years. Readers love his detective, Atticus Pund, a celebrated solver of crimes in the sleepy English villages of the 1950s.But Conway's latest tale of murder at Pye Hall is not...
Key information is presented as 100 numbered facts and supported by superb artwork and photographs in this hugely successful and ever-increasing series. Covering a colossal range of subjects from Ancient Egypt to World Wonders, this is a must-have reference
Discover everything you need to know about monkeys and apes. Exactly 100 facts accompanied by photographs and detailed artwork will challenge children, acting as an incentive as they make their way through the book. Projects to make and do, hilarious facts and cartoons bring an extra element of fun.
What would you do if you found a dragon on your doorstep? Or a crocodile in your cupboard? In this playful hide-and-seek book children are introduced gently to the animals that often scare them through a humorous and highly entertaining story that they will love to read. Rhythmic, rhyming text helps develop early literacy skills.