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Susan Martineau - Author

About the Author

Susan Martineau has a degree in French and started her career as a book editor with the BBC. She has written many children’s non-fiction books and is married with two children.

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Other books by Susan Martineau

Animals The wide world awaits!

Animals The wide world awaits!

Author: Susan Martineau Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2019

Explore the link between humans and the animal kingdom! From food chains to endangered species, a curious pack of fascinating facts and figures is now at your fingertips. Discover why isolated islands shelter unique species, where the fastest creatures live and how deep ocean creatures can really go. What you learn might just stay with you for the rest of your life. The wide world awaits!

Earth The wide world awaits!

Earth The wide world awaits!

Author: Susan Martineau Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2019

Explore the physical geography of Planet Earth! From volcanic eruptions to the water cycle, a curious world of fascinating facts and figures is now at your fingertips. Journey through different climates and discover what lies at the centre of the Earth before rocketing through the exosphere into space. What you learn might just stay with you for the rest of your life. The wide world awaits!

Humans The wide world awaits!

Humans The wide world awaits!

Author: Susan Martineau Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2019

Explore the human geography of our world! From languages to population growth, a curious history of fascinating facts and figures is now at your fingertips. Discover why different countries work together, where our food comes from and how much rubbish we humans create. What you learn might just stay with you for the rest of your life. The wide world awaits!

Science Experiments at Home Discover the science in everyday life

Science Experiments at Home Discover the science in everyday life

Author: Susan Martineau Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2018

Facts Essential Knowledge for Curious Kids

Facts Essential Knowledge for Curious Kids

Author: Susan Martineau Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2015

Have you heard the one about the flying monk? Do you know how your bike works? What's the fastest animal on Earth? From fantastic flying machines and brave explorers of the world to special effects in the sky and gentle giants under the sea, this beautifully illustrated fact book takes your hand and helps you to understand the world around you. Perfect for little thinkers who like big ideas!

Infographics for Kids Putting Information in the Picture

Infographics for Kids Putting Information in the Picture

Author: Susan Martineau Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2015

24 inventive and colourful infographics to explore! This creative activity book is a wonderful introduction to the world of infographics and the skills we need to get the most out of them. Non-fiction and complex data combine with high quality design to create an exciting and educational journey into knowledge. Contains suggestions on how to read an infographic, activities to get your imagination going and ideas for how to make your own amazing infographic.

Pirates Creative Sticker Fun

Pirates Creative Sticker Fun

Author: Susan Martineau Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/06/2013

All aboard for some pirate adventures! Dress the pirates with the stickers as they sail through storms, explore the Arctic and go deep-sea diving for treasure. The bright, attractive illustrations and friendly characters will engage even the youngest sticker enthusiast. Five fun scenes for sticking. Eight adorable animal characters. Over 70 beautiful stickers. It's time to meet the crew!

Princesses Creative Sticker Fun

Princesses Creative Sticker Fun

Author: Susan Martineau Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/06/2013

Meet the glamorous princesses and their friends. Dress them with the stickers as they visit the Queen, go to a Ball and watch a Royal Tournament. The bright, attractive illustrations and friendly, accessible characters will engage even the youngest sticker enthusiast. Five fun scenes for sticking. Eight adorable animal characters. Over 70 beautiful stickers. It's time to go to the Palace!

Grow Organic, Eat Organic Creative Activities

Grow Organic, Eat Organic Creative Activities

Author: Susan Martineau Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/11/2012

What does organic mean? How do you make an organic garden? Why are worms and ladybirds so important? Discover the answers to these questions as well as lots of other useful advice in this lovely first book for budding organic gardeners and cooks. It's always exciting to cultivate your own plants, whether in pots, window-boxes or in the garden - and everyone loves to eat fresh, home-grown produce. This colourful book is packed with useful information and offers a clear, practical, step-by-step approach to sowing, cooking and eating, in harmony with the natural world.

The Pizza Book: Creative Recipes

The Pizza Book: Creative Recipes

Author: Susan Martineau Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/10/2012

A pizza-shaped book full of fun, creative and, sometimes, gruesome recipes. From homemade pizza with ghoulish toppings through spider-topped fairy cakes to severed fingers in a bun, these recipes will shock and surprise your friends - especially as they're so yummy! Includes: Monster Pizzas, Mess on Toast, Axeman's Snacks, Prehistoric Sandwiches, Whiffy Puffs, Dino Bites, Mammoth Tusks in Mud, Dung Buns, Cowpat Pudding, Flies in Amber, Creepy Cakes, Bony Biscuits, Fossil Flapjacks and Slushy Slurps. Recipes taken from other b small publishing books: Gruesome Grub and Disgusting Dishes / Dino Dishes and Fossil Food.

Astonishing Art with Recycled Rubbish

Astonishing Art with Recycled Rubbish

Author: Susan Martineau Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/10/2012

Impress your friends and help the environment by turning junk into amazing works of art. Make an Onion Fish out of real onion skins, a Jewelled Collar from can pulls and Megga Mosaics with eggshells. Or build your own Jurassock Park! These are just some of the puntastic masterpieces that you can create with the stuff you normally throw away. Every project is tried and tested, uses everyday materials and has clear step-by-step instructions. And there are special 'Think About It' boxes with fun facts and green themes!

English

English

Author: Susan Martineau Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/06/2009

This is a fun and easy way to learn 50 important phrases in the English language. A simple, colorful game or activity practices two or three phrases at a time. They cover all the important themes including greetings, colors, numbers, family, likes and dislikes. There is extra vocabulary and a simple pronunciation guide to help with each activity and the activities are not write-in, so the books can also be for library use. They also have a summary of the 50 phrases, two-way vocabulary lists, the letters of the alphabet and the numbers to 100 and answers. It features colorful games to make learning simple and fun. There are more useful titles helping to deliver the UK government's language strategy for young learners and for ELT in the UK and round the world.

Spanish

Spanish

Author: Susan Martineau Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/06/2009

This book offers a fun and easy way to learn 50 important phrases in the Spanish language. It includes a simple, colourful game or activity that helps practise two or three phrases at a time. They cover all the important themes including greetings, colours, numbers, family, likes and dislikes. There is extra vocabulary and a simple pronunciation guide to help with each activity and the activities are not write-in, so the books can also be for library use. They also have a summary of the 50 phrases, two-way vocabulary lists, the letters of the alphabet, the numbers to 100 and answers. It helps readers learn 50 key phrases in three languages. It includes colourful games to make learning simple and fun. It contains a pronunciation guide for the Spanish. This series includes more useful titles helping to deliver the UK government's language strategy for young learners and for ELT in the UK and round the world.

Shadows in the Bedroom

Shadows in the Bedroom

Author: Susan Martineau Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/02/2008

Discover the everyday science in and around your home with these simple experiments. You don't need an special equipment and there are clear, step-by-step instructions for all the activities and simple explanations of the science behind them. There are also fascinating facts and quizzer questions and a glossary of tricky science words. An exciting book for budding, young scientists!

Cool Circuits and Wicked Wires

Cool Circuits and Wicked Wires

Author: Susan Martineau Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2005

Children can learn about electricity the fun way--by doing projects made from every day materials. Also included are exciting facts about electricity and the people who discovered and developed it.

Dinosaur Dishes and Fossil Food

Dinosaur Dishes and Fossil Food

Author: Susan Martineau Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2004

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