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Anna Claybourne - Author

About the Author

Anna Claybourne is a children’s author who has written non-fiction books on a wide variety of topics, including science and technology, computers, wildlife, art and craft, history, the paranormal, archaeology, geography, and geology. Anna has also worked on several retellings of myths and legends.

 

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Disgusting and Dreadful Science: Killer Plants and Other Green Gunk

Disgusting and Dreadful Science: Killer Plants and Other Green Gunk

Author: Anna Claybourne Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/06/2021

Killer Plants investigates all things green and gross, from insect-eating pitcher plants to giant lilies that smell of rotting corpses. The Disgusting and Dreadful Science features a look at the weird, revolting and shocking aspects of science for children at KS2. From plants and life cycles to the human body and animal adaptations, the books offer fascinating facts, fun examples and true-life stories to provide ways in to understanding solid scientific principles. Perfect for readers aged 9 and up.

Disgusting and Dreadful Science: Gut-wrenching Gravity and Other Fatal Forces

Disgusting and Dreadful Science: Gut-wrenching Gravity and Other Fatal Forces

Author: Anna Claybourne Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/05/2021

A quirky, colourful guide to the horrible, shocking and disgusting aspects of the science of forces and a fantastic way to inspire children in science learning. Learn about all the disgusting and dreadful aspects of gravity. From blackouts caused by g-forces to toilet-troubles in space, this book is full of yucky, painful and fascinating facts. It is part of the Disgusting and Dreadful Science series, which features a look at the weird, revolting and shocking aspects of science for children at KS2. It feature child-friendly text and amazing photographs and diagrams. From plants and life cycles to the human body and animal adaptations, the books offer Wow! fascinating facts, fun examples and true-life stories to provide ways in to understanding solid scientific principles.

Ear-splitting Sounds and Other Vile Noises

Ear-splitting Sounds and Other Vile Noises

Author: Anna Claybourne Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/05/2021

A quirky, colourful guide to the horrible, shocking and disgusting aspects of the science of sound and a fantastic way to inspire children in science learning. Learn all about the most disgusting and dreadful aspects of sound. From farting whoopee cushions to glass-smashing opera singers and music-loving pigs, this book is full of yucky, painful and fascinating facts. It is part of the Disgusting and Dreadful Science series, which features a look at the weird, revolting and shocking aspects of science for children at KS2. It feature child-friendly text and amazing photographs and diagrams. From plants and life cycles to the human body and animal adaptations, the books offer Wow! fascinating facts, fun examples and true-life stories to provide ways in to understanding solid scientific principles.

A Question of Science: Where does lightning come from? And other questions about electricity

A Question of Science: Where does lightning come from? And other questions about electricity

Author: Anna Claybourne Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/05/2021

A fun, quirky science series that tackles the questions other books are afraid to ask! Where does lightning come from? Are electric eels really electric? And just why are electrical wires covered in plastic? A Question of Science: Electricity answers all these questions and much more. With an engaging question and answer format, these books draw kids into science in a fun way. Each book features one question per spread with a clear explanation to follow, diagrams and fun and humorous illustrations. The quirky questions are designed to range from those that children will often ask to things they may never have thought of, but will still be keen to know the answer to. Perfect reading for curious young scientists aged 8 and up. Other books in the series include: Why don't your eyeballs fall out? And other questions about the human body Why doesn't the Moon fall down? And other questions about forces How can a plant eat a fly? And other questions about plants Why does a mirror show things back to front? And other questions about light Why can't penguins fly? And other questions about animals Why is ice slippery? And other questions about materials Can you hear sounds in space? And other questions about sound

The Fairytale Memory Game Match 3 cards & tell a story

The Fairytale Memory Game Match 3 cards & tell a story

Author: Anna Claybourne Illustrator: Yeji Yun Format: Cards Release Date: 13/05/2021

The Fairytale Memory Game in the latest in our best-selling range of memory games. In The Fairy-tale Memory Game reunite characters and props from your favourite fairy tales in this fun new memory game. Simply match three objects to create a story: Cinderella + pumpkin carriage + glass slipper. Can you remember who's afraid of being eaten by the wolf? And which tale the three bears belong to? Young children will enjoy piecing the stories together and expert storytellers can play as a challenging memory game where you must remember the location of all three pieces. The delightful box contains 15 fairy tales illustrated by Yeji Yun and retold by Anna Claybourne. FAMILY FUN: A fun, simple game for families that will appeal to children aged 4-7 years BEAUTIFULLY DESIGNED: Find all 15 fairy-tales held within the charmingly illustrated box measuring 235 x 125 x 34mm - perfect for taking anywhere on the go! FUN & COLOURFUL: Each fairy-tale has been wonderfully illustrated by internationally recognised artist Yeji Yun. Each fairy-tale has been broken in to 3 recognisable drawings. HIGHEST QUALITY: Includes a full colour booklet with summarised stories of the characters. GIFTS: The perfect gift for children who love their fairy tale stories. Match up three items from your favourite fairy tales: snow white + apple + dwarves, for instance. Expert storytellers can play as a memory game with the cards face down Yeji Yun is an illustrator based in Seoul, South Korea. Since graduating from Kingston University, UK, she has worked with international clients including Nike and Apple. Anna Claybourne is a children's author whose most recent titles include Match a Mummy and The Mermaid Atlas (both Laurence King 2020). Other Match It games available from Laurence King Publishing include: You Callin' Me a Cheetah?, Who Did This Poo?, Twins Memory Game, Pick a Flower, Match These Bones, Match a Mummy, Match a Leaf, Dogs & Puppies, Cats & Kittens, Do You Look Like Your Dog?, Do You Look Like Your Cat?

A Question of Science: Why can't penguins fly? And other questions about animals

A Question of Science: Why can't penguins fly? And other questions about animals

Author: Anna Claybourne Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/05/2021

A fun, quirky science series that tackles the questions other books are afraid to ask! Why can't penguins fly? Do spiders have a heart? And just how do cockroaches survive without a head? A Question of Science: Animals answers all these questions and much more. With an engaging question and answer format, these books draw kids into science in a fun way. Each book features one question per spread with a clear explanation to follow, diagrams and fun and humorous illustrations. The quirky questions are designed to range from those that children will often ask to things they may never have thought of, but will still be keen to know the answer to. Perfect reading for curious young scientists aged 8 and up. Other books in the series include: Why don't your eyeballs fall out? And other questions about the human body Why doesn't the Moon fall down? And other questions about forces How can a plant eat a fly? And other questions about plants Why does a mirror show things back to front? And other questions about light Where does lightning come from? And other questions about electricity Why is ice slippery? And other questions about materials Can you hear sounds in space? And other questions about sound Perfect reading for curious children aged 9 and up.

91 Cool Maths Tricks to Make You Gasp!

91 Cool Maths Tricks to Make You Gasp!

Author: Anna Claybourne Illustrator: Josephine Wolff Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2021

This is no ordinary maths book. It's an incredible compendium of mind-blowing facts; tricks that will amaze friends and family; and fun, interactive activities. Young readers will love... * Using maths to create uncrackable codes. * Exploring weird numerical patterns. (Did you know that 11111111 x 11111111 = 123456787654321?) * Discovering the secrets of mathematical mind-reading. Rediscover subjects such as geometry, statistics, and measurement in a completely new light. Whoever new that maths could be this much fun? With a glossary of key mathematical terms included, this brain-boosting book is perfect for readers aged 8+.

73 Cool Science Tricks to Wow Your Friends!

73 Cool Science Tricks to Wow Your Friends!

Author: Anna Claybourne Illustrator: Josephine Wolff Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2021

Discover the mind-bending, super-weird science that they daren't teach in school! This book is packed with incredible optical illusions, cool experiments, sneaky hacks, hilarious pranks, and science-based magic tricks that will blow your friends' socks off. If you've ever doubted that science is anything less than fascinating, then get set for your jaw to drop-you're about to see biology, chemistry, and physics in a whole new light! A brain-boosting book of fun science for readers aged 8+.

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