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101 AWESOME WOMEN WHO CHANGED

101 AWESOME WOMEN WHO CHANGED

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"Accessible, highly illustrated and empowering, this book is part of a series that deserves a place in every KS2 school library" - School Reading List

Discover the lives of 101 trailblazing women and the remarkable things they achieved.

This beautifully illustrated book is packed with bitesize biographies of activists, leaders, athletes, artists, explorers, and STEM innovators. From the celebrated to the overlooked, these women overcame odds, defied expectations and shattered stereotypes and their stories are sure to inspire young readers and encourage them to dream big.

Spanning across history and from all over the globe, these figures include:
- J.K. Rowling
- Malala Yousafzai
- Marie Curie
- Maya Angelou
- Wangari Maathai
- Anne Frank
- Simone Biles
- Ada Lovelace
- And many more!

Written in a friendly and accessible style, this book includes quotations, fun facts and charming illustrations which bring the lives of these inspiring women to life.

Perfect for kids aged 8+.

5 EPIC DISASTERS (I SURVIVED T

5 EPIC DISASTERS (I SURVIVED T

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The New York Times-bestselling I Survived series expands to include this thrilling nonfiction exploration of five true stories, from the Titanic to the Henryville Tornadoes.

REAL KIDS. REAL DISASTERS.From the author of the New York Times-bestselling I Survived series come five harrowing true stories of survival, featuring real kids in the midst of epic disasters.From a group of students surviving the 9.0 earthquake that set off a historic tsunami in Japan, to a boy nearly frozen on the prairie in 1888, these unforgettable kids lived to tell tales of unimaginable destruction -- and, against all odds, survival.Read their incredible stories: The Children's Blizzard, 1888The Titanic Disaster, 1912The Great Boston Molasses Flood, 1919The Japanese Tsunami, 2011The Henryville Tornado, 2012
AFRICANA

AFRICANA

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Discover the incredible history and diversity of the African continent in all its splendour with this beautifully illustrated and fact-filled encyclopedia.

This fascinating and beautiful book is divided into broad geographical sections which celebrate and showcase the peoples, landscapes and wildlife from different regions of this great continent, and bright and bold illustrations bring these facts to life.

Learn about the astonishing history of the continent, as the birthplace of the very first human beings, through rich historical civilisations such as the ancient Egyptians, the Benin Empire, and the Kingdom of Kush, up to the development of the dynamic cities of the modern day.

Africana explores:

  • The beautiful visual cultures and artwork from across Africa, including the the printed cottons of Guinea and the mud cloth of Mali,
  • Famous figures from African history and modern-day change makers,
  • The incredible landscapes and wildlife of the continent, ranging from the deserts of the north, the rainforests of the central regions and the savannahs of the south.
  • Featuring a stunning copper foil-detailed cover, this large-format book is packed with maps, timelines, and much, much more to open your eyes to the beauty and brilliance of this diverse continent.

    ALL 13 THE INCREDIBLE CAVE RES

    ALL 13 THE INCREDIBLE CAVE RES

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    Winner of the 2021 Kirkus Prize for Young People's Literature
    A 2021 Newbery Honor Book
    A 2021 Robert F. Sibert Honor Book
    A 2021 YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Finalist

    A 2021 Orbis Pictus Honor Book

    A unique account of the amazing Thai cave rescue told in a heart-racing, you-are-there style that blends suspense, science, and cultural insight.

    On June 23, 2018, twelve young players of the Wild Boars soccer team and their coach enter a cave in northern Thailand seeking an afternoon's adventure. But when they turn to leave, rising floodwaters block their path out. The boys are trapped! Before long, news of the missing team spreads, launching a seventeen-day rescue operation involving thousands of rescuers from around the globe. As the world sits vigil, people begin to wonder: how long can a group of ordinary kids survive in complete darkness, with no food or clean water? Luckily, the Wild Boars are a very extraordinary "ordinary" group. Combining firsthand interviews of rescue workers with in-depth science and details of the region's culture and religion, author Christina Soontornvat--who was visiting family in Northern Thailand when the Wild Boars went missing--masterfully shows how both the complex engineering operation above ground and the mental struggles of the thirteen young people below proved critical in the life-or-death mission. Meticulously researched and generously illustrated with photographs, this page-turner includes an author's note describing her experience meeting the team, detailed source notes, and a bibliography to fully immerse readers in the most ambitious cave rescue in history.

    AMAZING ANIMAL JOURNEYS

    AMAZING ANIMAL JOURNEYS

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    Go on an epic adventure in this fascinating and detailed look at the incredible journeys that occur in the animal kingdom

    Join animals on as they embark on large scale migrations and travel through the natural world in this book that follows their incredible journeys. Little ones can read all about why animals travel far and wide in Amazing Animal Journeys; many are in search of food, some are looking for a mate, lots are heading to a warmer climate, and others are just seeking a new home.

    This animal book for children aged 7-9 follows the unbelievable mass migrations of entire species with amazing facts and maps that tell the stories of nature's most amazing journeys. Discover the record-breaking flight of the Arctic Tern, who travels from the Arctic to the Antarctic and back every year, the sharks that follow plankton for enormous distances from the ocean depths to the surface from night to day, or the Monarch butterflies who use Earth's magnetic field to trace a path along the west coast of North America!

    This educational book for animal lovers features:

    - Lots of fun facts and statistics about the animal kingdom and their journeys
    - Expertly written text by by television personality and wildlife expert Philippa Forrester, making the journeys extremely clear
    - Detailed diagrams, maps and charts that bring the journey and experiences of each animal to life
    - Beautiful full-page photographs of different animal species alongside fascinating text

    Amazing Animal Journeys is the perfect book for the animal obsessed and the endlessly curious who just can't get enough of wildlife and nature. With engaging information and absorbing images, this book is perfect for children to explore by themselves or with an equally curious adult.

    AMAZING LANDMARKS

    AMAZING LANDMARKS

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    Could you build the world's most iconic landmarks?

    Could you design the Golden Gate Bridge? Could you construct the Eiffel Tower? Could you decorate the Burj Khalifa? Could you make a budget, draw up the plans, and handle every problem that arises to create something that withstands the test of time?

    This accessible nonfiction compendium explores the creation of 10 global landmarks, from the first spark of an idea to the final layer of paint. Acclaimed educator Rekha Rajan encourages readers to see themselves as the engineers, builders, architects, and more through interactive stories and a unique structure.

    Graphic artist Alex Asfour's gorgeous art works seamlessly with engaging photographs to create a standout nonfiction title that will appeal to both kids and educators.

    Ideal for any grade schooler with an interest in STEAM!

    ANTIRACIST KID

    ANTIRACIST KID

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    From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of This Book Is Anti-Racist, Tiffany Jewell, with art by Eisner-nominated illustrator Nicole Miles, The Antiracist Kid is the essential illustrated guide to antiracism for empowering the young readers in your life!

    What is racism? What is antiracism? Why are both important to learn about? In this book, systemic racism and the antiracist tools to fight it are easily accessible to young readers.

    In three sections, this must-have guide explains:

    Identity: What it is and how it applies to youJustice: What it is, what racism has to do with it, and how to address injusticeActivism: A how-to with resources to be the best antiracist kid you can be

    This book teaches young children the words, language, and methods to recognize racism and injustice--and what to do when they encounter it at home, at school, and in the media they watch, play, and read.

    AWESOME LEGO CREATIONS W/BRICK

    AWESOME LEGO CREATIONS W/BRICK

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    *More than 100,000 copies sold!*

    Turn your pile of LEGO bricks into a day of fun! This unique activity book has step-by-step instructions and tons of photos to teach you how to build all-new and totally awesome toys and contraptions.

    Build a set of robots and a robot lab, race cars to race your friends and jet planes to zoom across the room at lightning speed or fit in your pocket for on-the-go play. You can build wild animals then take your minifigures on a safari to see a lion, tiger, monkey and more! Build your own LEGO town with a playground, skate park and go-cart entertainment arena. Your knight minifigures will have a real adventure when they encounter a green fire-breathing dragon! Help the knights win the battle by building a catapult and a crossbow that really work.

    Think you're a LEGO pro? Then try the no-instruction projects, where you can put your creativity and LEGO building skills to the test by building something using just a photo as a guide.

    No matter how you use it, this book will help you and your family or friends have a crazy amount of fun building new toys and scenes with your LEGO bricks!

    Collect the whole series with Sarah Dees' other bestselling LEGO books:

    - The Big Book of LEGO Creations with Bricks You Already Have
    - Incredible LEGO Creations From Space with Bricks You Already Have
    - Genius LEGO Inventions with Bricks You Already Have
    - Epic LEGO Adventures with Bricks You Already Have

    BACKYARD BIRDS

    BACKYARD BIRDS

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    THE bird book for kids! It's America's best-selling field guide adapted for young birders.

    Backyard Birders, part of the Peterson Field Guides for Young Naturalists series, includes:
    ▪ The birds you are most likely to see in the backyards of North America
    ▪ The Peterson Identification System which uses life-like illustrations and provides the best method for bird identification
    ▪ Vibrant color photographs of birds in their natural habitats
    ▪ Easy-to-use design that helps beginners succeed and have fun

    For more than 85 years, Peterson Field Guides have set the standard by which other field guides are measured. Comprehensive and authoritative, they are essential additions to any naturalist's bookshelf or backpack.

    BAKE MAKE & LEARN TO COOK VEGE

    BAKE MAKE & LEARN TO COOK VEGE

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    The 2019 winner of The Great British Baking Show goes green with a collection of must-try vegetarian recipes, following up his debut book Bake, Make, and Learn to Cook.

    Grab an apron! With more than forty vegetarian and plant-based recipes for scrumptious meals, savory snacks, tasty treats, and showstopper desserts, David Atherton's second course is a feast for readers who care about the food on their plate. Will it be spicy cauliflower bites or mini pizza swirls for your snack on the go? Pasta and homemade pesto or made-from-scratch veggie burgers tonight? How about melt-in-your-mouth chocolate cookies with a secret avocado ingredient (shhh)? Featuring easy-to-follow, boldly illustrated, step-by-step instructions, with notes on stocking a pantry, commonly used cookware, and eating locally and seasonally, this buffet of deliciously healthy recipes is perfect for budding chefs everywhere.