How can YOU help save our planet? This awesome and inspiring guide, written by McFly bassist and environmental activist Dougie Poynter, will show you how to get involved in the mission to cut out single-use plastic. Plastic is everywhere and it sucks. It fills up our oceans, endangers our wildlife and never goes away.
A book jam-packed with eight creative activities to make beautiful objects from recycled everyday materials, each requiring just three simple steps and including variations that offer ideas for additional projects.
"The world's most popular record book is back with thousands of new categories and newly broken records, covering everything from outer space to sporting greats via Instagram, fidget spinners and all manner of human marvels. Inside you'll find hundreds of never-before-seen photographs and countless facts, figures, stats and trivia waiting for you on every...
Discover lots of interesting things to see and do outdoors in this lovely book for grown-ups and children to share. Learn about beachcombing, animal tracking and stargazing, meet lots of birds, bugs and plants, and find advice for children on how to take care when they're out and about. With website links for even more outdoor activities.
Fantastic Animal Facts looks at the world of incredible animals, from deadly prehistoric monsters to species threatened with extinction today. The numbering system acts as a benchmark, and as children read they can clearly chart their progress. Cartoons, quizzes, fun facts and projects are scattered throughout to encourage reading and learning.
Coinciding with the hotly anticipated British Museum exhibition Troy: Myth and Reality in November 2019, this is the fascinating story of the destruction of an ancient city and the many ways it has been told and retold over time. Featuring fearsome warriors, powerful goddesses and menacing monsters, these tales have captivated children and adults for...
Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Rights of the Child and the amazing children who have stood up for them all over the world. From the heroes familiar to everyone, such as Malala Yousafzai, to the amazing activists you might not have heard of, like Baruani Ndume, the teenager who gave a voice to fellow refugee children in Tanzania, discover the...
A wicked way to get started in the weird and wonderful world of electricity! Have some inspired electrical fun with these simple experiments using all kinds of household equipment. Set up a cool circuit using salty water and kitchen towel. Use pencils to create circuits.Make a home-made battery that really works. Fascinate your friends with a...
Amaze your friends and take your next steps in STEM with these weird and wonderful experiments. You don't need any special equipment to get started. Test your tastebuds with Sense-sational Science.Make some disgusting Ectoplasmic Gunk. Trick your friends with The Incredible Rubber Egg. Create your own Volcanic Eruption.
What makes bees dance? How do bugs find their way at night? Which tiny bugs can build nests taller than a person? Lift the flaps to find out in this fascinating introduction to the world of insects. With Usborne Quicklinks to specially selected websites to watch a caterpillar turn into a butterfly, see a firefly, listen to a cricket and lots more.
Forget everything you think you know about traditional watercolour painting - Paint Play will show you how to experiment with paint, use it spontaneously and have fun, no experience required!Through a series of 21 simple, achievable activities, artist Katie Rose Johnston demonstrates different ways of mixing colours, experiments with textures using salt...
This environmentally positive book contains everything children need to become guardians of the planet. Kids can learn how to become keepers of the coasts, friends of the forests, home heroes and much more through a mix of compelling facts, creative activities and proactive tips.
Everything is made of stuff. Some things are made of paper, like this book. And some things are made of PLASTIC.If you look around you, plastic is everywhere. Even in places where it's not meant to be. If it drops to the ground, it doesn't rot away - it sticks around for ever.Our world is drowning in plastic, and it's a big problem.
From Hitler's rise to power to the surrender of the Japanese in 1945, The National Archives: World War II uncovers real-life facts about one of the most terrible wars. In 1939, only a generation after the 'war to end all wars', the world found itself on the brink of conflict again.
Trace the Sun's energy as it travels along food chains sustaining plants, primary consumers, secondary consumers, predators and decomposers all over the planet. Beautiful cut-paper illustrations by the award-winning Sarah Dennis bring habitats from around the world to life. Search and find activities and essential facts.
I Was There... is a perfect introduction for younger readers into stories from the past, allowing children to imagine that they were really there. I Was There...1066 tells the thrilling story of a young page boy at the heart of the Battle of Hastings. Edwin risks everything to infiltrate the Norman army and find out William of Normany's plans for King...
The story of Greta Thunberg, the schoolgirl who inspired a worldwide climate change movement. It's 20 August 2018, late summer in Stockholm, and it feels incredibly hot in the city. The TV news reports rising temperatures, and there have been numerous fires throughout Sweden.
An informative introduction to the world of money, covering everything from bank accounts, earning and borrowing to government spending, taxes and inflation. With bright, infographic pictures, a detailed glossary and links to specially selected websites where you can visit a virtual bank, see money from around the world and more.
Step inside the sun-scorched deserts of Ancient Egypt to visit the magnificent temples by the mighty River Nile, busy towns, and tombs filled with glittering treasure in this fascinating book with intricately cut flaps and holes to peep through. Travel up the Nile in a barge, join a party at a rich man's house, a funeral for a Pharaoh and lots more.
From the very first bite, your food goes on an incredible journey inside you. Lift the flaps to find out what happens when you eat fat, sugar, carbohydrates and protein, and what vitamins and minerals do for you. With over 80 flaps to lift, advice on healthy eating and links to websites for more information.
Why is your elbow called your funny bone? How could you escape the grip of a crocodile's jaw? Which animal can breathe through its bottom? And how do these things all link together? This brilliant book by the science expert Dr Emily Grossman will have eyebrows raised and jaws dropping as it uncovers the amazing scientific explanations behind all sorts of...
The amazing slime recipes in this book are sometimes gross, sometimes sparkly, sometimes smelly, but ALWAYS loads of fun. More than 30 innovative recipes, using inexpensive, accessible, and safe ingredients, will teach you everything you need to know about how to make slime.
Have you got 2 minutes? That's all the time it takes to become a #2minutesuperhero. Plastic is everywhere. It is in the rivers and it is in the sea.We need superheroes to fight plastic and help save our oceans.
Filled with all the festive facts every HORRIBLE HISTORIES reader wants to know! The complete horrible history of Christmas tells tales from the dark days when the Puritans tried to abolish Christmas, to Christmas in the trenches whenthe British and Germans traded bullets for footballs. Plus dreadful jokes, rotten recipes and a Christmas quiz!