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Emily Bone grew up in the south of England with a parrot, rabbits and lots of dogs. She spent long summers watching bugs and birds in her garden and making up stories about them. After studying English at Cambridge, she found her dream job at Usborne. Emily’s written many books on wildlife, science and history. She now lives in Crystal Palace along with two spoilt budgies and enjoys running in the park and tending her vegetable garden.
This book explains how almost everything we eat grows from just a small seed - from how a seed sprouts and how fruits grow from flowers by pollination, to how different plants produce vegetables, fruits, leaves, roots and grains. Tropical fruits, cocoa beans and Asian vegetables are covered, as well as rice, wheat, corn, potatoes and more.
This book is a fascinating and interactive introduction to the Tudors age for curious children, with over one hundred stickers featuring paintings, drawings and sculptures typical of the period. This gloriously illustrated sticker book details the eventful Tudor dynasty; with close reference to King Henry VIII. Learn about the King's palaces, his entertainers and his six wives. Illustrations: Full colour throughout. WARNING! Not suitable for children under 36 months because of small parts. Choking Hazard.
Love bugs or hate them, you'll love this... It reveals the world's biggest bugs, including spiders bigger than a dinner plate, a stick insect longer than your arm, a beetle the same size as a rat, and moths and butterflies larger than a small dog. This title features the biggest swarms and colonies, the deadliest bugs, and the bugs that are best at camouflage and it even includes 4 huge fold-out pages to reveal just how big they really are...
Highly illustrated flap book that explores and explains the theory of Evolution. Where did life come from? Why do animals look the way they do? How did it all happen? Find out about the incredible story of evolution, from the very first life to the amazing variety of plants and animals on Earth today. With lots of flaps to lift and a gentle, narrative style.
Dress the dolls in swashbuckling outfits for a pirate party, butterfly and ladybird costumes for a bug ball, spooky Halloween outfits and lots more in this party-filled sticker book. There are over 300 reusable stickers of clothes, accessories and party decorations, meaning this activity book can be enjoyed again and again.
What is the surface of Mars like? Why does Venus glow in the dark? How do scientists explore faraway planets? Beginner readers can find answers to these questions and more in this colourful information book. Illustrated with stunning photographs and illustrations accompanied by short, informative text developed with reading experts. Includes carefully selected internet-links to exciting websites about the Solar System.
Dress the dolls in traditional dresses, ornate jewellery, dancing shoes and headdresses for lots of exciting festivals and carnivals around the world. There are elegant sparkly dresses, masks for a carnival in Venice, a lion costume for a New Year festival in Vietnam, outfits for Holi, Swedish midsummer, a Hungarian folk festival and much more.
Why do bees have furry bodies? What happens inside a beehive? How do bees know where to find flowers? Find out all about the amazing world of bees in this illustrated flap book for young children, with a focus on why bees are so important, and all the jobs they do that keep the planet healthy.
Dress the girl and boy dolls in wonderful traditional costumes for festivals and ceremonies around the world, including beautiful silk saris at an Indian wedding, fabulous flamenco dresses in Spain, a Mexican carnival and harvest festival in Tibet. There's over 250 stickers of outfits and accessories, and a sticker world map of all the countries.
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