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Emily Hawkins - Author

About the Author

Emily Hawkins is a writer and editor of children's books for all ages. She wrote the New York Times bestseller Oceanology, as well as several other titles in the Ology series, which has sold over 16 million copies worldwide. She holds a first-class English degree from Nottingham University, and now lives in Winchester with her young family.

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Atlas of Record-Breaking Adventures A collection of the BIGGEST, FASTEST, LONGEST, TOUGHEST, TALLEST and MOST DEADLY things from around the world

Atlas of Record-Breaking Adventures A collection of the BIGGEST, FASTEST, LONGEST, TOUGHEST, TALLEST and MOST DEADLY things from around the world

Author: Emily Hawkins Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/10/2020

Atlas of Record-Breaking Adventures brings together some of the world's most spectacular sights and extraordinary events in a stunningly illustrated addition to the critically acclaimed Atlas of Adventures series. Journey from one extreme to the other as you turn the page to discover what record-breaker is next. This is a high-octane tour around the world, stopping off at every continent to marvel at natural and human phenomena. From the highest waterfall to the deepest underground city, the largest primate to the smelliest flower, this is an adventure that can't be beaten. Whether you're exploring the hottest place on Earth in Ethiopia, the world's largest cave in Vietnam, or riding the longest railway across Russia, adventure is all around you in this fun-packed atlas. Richly detailed illustrations by Lucy Letherland bring every adventure to life - as well as some quirky characters hiding among all the excitement. Emily Hawkins' expertise provides all you need to know to plan your next adventure - or whisk you there from the comfort of your sofa! With over 30 scenes to explore, adventurers 7 years and older will find hundreds of things to spot, with facts about our astonishing planet to learn on every page. Get ready to meet some incredible record-breakers in this beautifully illustrated compendium of wonders. Praise for the Atlas of Adventures series: 'It encourages curiosity, understanding and tolerance and nurtures a love of the world around us.' - The Bookbag, on Atlas of Adventures 'Lucy Letherland's inky illustrations make the book a joy to look at.' - The Guardian, on Atlas of Dinosaur Adventures '... it is akin to opening up a chest of treasures.' - BooksforTopics, on Atlas of Adventures: Wonders of the World 'Another absolutely gorgeous addition to the Atlas of Adventures series.' - Goodreads, on Atlas of Ocean Adventures

A Natural History of Fairies

A Natural History of Fairies

Author: Emily Hawkins Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/09/2020

This enchantingly illustrated natural history of fairies, compiled in the 1920s by the botanist Professor Elsie Arbour for her niece, is now unveiled for readers of today. Featuring a gold foil-embossed cloth cover, a ribbon marker and sprayed gold edges, this gorgeous volume is filled with colourful sketches and precise notes detailing the secret life of fairies and their important role in the natural world. Inside, you will discover the wide and wonderful array of different species of fairy around the globe and explore where and how they live. Delight in this hidden world as you learn all about: The anatomy of a fairy (Land-based fairies have individual, separated toes, just as humans do. However, many species of water fairy have webbed feet.) The life cycle of a fairy (When walking in the heather, be careful of the tiny flutterpillar of the Wicklow Fairy, decked out in greens and purples.) Clever fairy camouflage (Reed fairies living in wetlands usually wear striped clothes to hide among the tall reeds.) Fairies around the world (Meet the Lily Hopper of sub-Saharan Africa, the Queen Fairy of New Guinea, the Penguin Fairy of the Antarctic and many more.) Fairy habitats (Fairies make their homes in all types of places: woodlands, jungles, deserts, the Poles and even human homes.) Concluding with a reminder that we must protect the endangered habitats of fairies, and all other creatures too, this is a book to be treasured for a lifetime.

The School of Numbers A Galaxy of Maths

The School of Numbers A Galaxy of Maths

Author: Emily Hawkins Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/03/2019

Greetings Cadet! Congratulations on being accepted into the prestigious Astro Academy for math! Now strap on your space boots, secure you helmet and let's get ready for a mathematical journey like no other! Hop on board the spaceship School of Numbers and head off on an intergalactic mathematical journey that will introduce young readers to key concepts including arithmetic, shapes, fractions, percentages, and sequences. Six eccentric professors will teach budding space mathematic Cadets all there is to know about the world of numbers! Meet Captain Archimedes Brown who keeps everyone in order; Lois Carmen Denominator who's got a passion for fractions; Di Ameter who's a stickler for geometry; Al Jabra who loves algebra; Ava Ridge who's looney for statistics; and last but certainly not least, Adam Up who just can't get enough of arithmetic! Float into this gravity-free classroom, prepare yourself for antics aplenty and get ready to see math in action like never before.

All Aboard The Discovery Express Open the Flaps and Solve the Mysteries

All Aboard The Discovery Express Open the Flaps and Solve the Mysteries

Author: Emily Hawkins, Tom Adams Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/09/2017

Welcome on board the Discovery Express! The year is 1937 and a conundrum is afoot: a professor on the verge of a brilliant discovery has disappeared. Can you help to solve the clues on this time-travelling adventure and track down the missing scientist? On your voyage, you'll travel the world, see some of the most important moments in the history of transport, meet the most brilliant engineers of all time, and ultimately unveil the design of the world's first jet engine! With clues to solve on every page, this interactive lift-flap adventure is sure to spark the imaginations of aspiring scientists and engineers everywhere, as you travel back in time to discover the history of transport.

Dinosaurology

Dinosaurology

Author: Emily Hawkins Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/09/2013

In 1912 Arthur Conan Doyle published his widely acclaimed novel, The Lost World. Little did his fans know that his tale of a South American plateau where dinosaurs had survived was based on the real-life adventures of his friend Percy Fawcett. In this long-lost expedition journal, readers are introduced to a wealth of living, breathing dinosaurs, as our intrepid explorers study them in their natural habitat.

The Lonely Crocodile Pop-up Stories

The Lonely Crocodile Pop-up Stories

Author: Emily Hawkins Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/08/2012

The colourful Pop-Up Stories series combines fun rhyming texts and bright, bold pop-up art to captivate and delight young readers. In The Lonely Crocodile, Clarence sets off on a stomp through the swamp to try to find a friend, but everyone he meets runs away in fright. Will he ever find a playmate? Right at the very end, there's a wonderful pop-up surprise: another snappy crocodile who's also looking for a friend, and the two of them frolic in the sun! Young readers will relate to this heartwarming tale of friendship.

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