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Nick Hunter - Author

About the Author

Nick Hunter has written more than 50 books for young people. He has a degree in modern history and specializes in writing about history and social studies. Before becoming an author, Nick worked in children's publishing for many years. He lives in Oxford, UK with his wife and two sons.

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Technology in the Battle of Britain Band 17/Diamond

Technology in the Battle of Britain Band 17/Diamond

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/10/2019

In 1940, the skies over Britain were the scene of furious fighting between the aeroplanes of the RAF and the German Luftwaffe. Technology played a role in every aspect of the battle: from code-breaking computers and radar to faster, more agile fighter planes. Find out how technology helped to turn the tide of the battle. * Diamond/Band 17 books offer more complex, underlying themes to give opportunities for children to understand causes and points of view. * Text type: information text * Curriculum links: history, science, geography

Daily Life in the Maya Civilization

Daily Life in the Maya Civilization

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/10/2019

This book explores what life was really like for everyday people in the Maya Civilization. Using primary sources and information from archeological discoveries, it uncovers some fascinating insights and explodes some myths. Supported by timelines, maps and references to important events and people, children will really feel they are on a time-travelling journey when reading this book.

What Does It Mean to be British?

What Does It Mean to be British?

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/10/2019

The question of what it means to be British has never been more relevant to young people. Government insists that schools promote British values, but what does that really mean? Is it inclusive or does it exclude certain people or ideas? Can you be British and European or Scottish or Indian or Muslim? Is Britishness about a shared history and language, or a set of values? This book does not offer rigid answers to these questions, but asks readers to think about their own personal views and choices and how they would define British identity.

What If We Run out of Oil? Band 18/Pearl

What If We Run out of Oil? Band 18/Pearl

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/09/2019

We use oil every day - whether on the bus to school or writing with a pen. But where does it come from? What impact is our use of it having on the environment? What will happen when we run out completely? Explore the answers to these questions in this detailed information book, with stunning photographs and clear diagrams. * Pearl/Band 18 books offer fluent readers a complex, substantial text with challenging themes to facilitate sustained comprehension, bridging the gap between a reading programme and longer chapter books. * Text type: A non-chronological report. * Curriculum links: Geography: Improving the Environment, Citizenship: Choices. * This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.

Reading Planet - Who Wants to be an Olympic Champion? - White: Galaxy

Reading Planet - Who Wants to be an Olympic Champion? - White: Galaxy

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/04/2019

From chariot racing to cycling and bmxing to bobsleigh, in this book, chidren can find out all about Olympians, past and present, and what it takes to be an Olympic or Paralympic champion! Who Wants to be an Olympic Champion is part of the Galaxy range of books from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Galaxy provides captivating fiction and non-fiction for Pink A to White band. The rich collection of highly decodable books immerses children in a range of cross-curricular topics and genres. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and activities to support reading at home as well as comprehension questions to check understanding. Reading age: 6-7 years

Big-Time Business: Energy for Everyone?: The Business of Energy

Big-Time Business: Energy for Everyone?: The Business of Energy

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/12/2018

Big-Time Business: Social Networking: Big Business on Your Computer

Big-Time Business: Social Networking: Big Business on Your Computer

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/12/2018

Gravity

Gravity

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/10/2018

Why does the rain fall? Why do rivers flow to the sea? The scientific theory of gravity answers these and many more questions we may have about this invisible force. This fascinating book looks at the historical controversies that surround the theory of gravity and tells the stories of the scientists who worked on the theory. It also examines how the theory of gravity was arrived at, how it was tested and what impact the theory has had on our understanding of science today.

Evolution

Evolution

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/07/2018

Where did human beings come from? Why is there such a huge variety of living things on Earth? The theory of evolution answers these and many more questions we may have on where we come from and how life has developed. This fascinating book looks at the historical controversies that surround the theory of evolution and tells the stories of the scientists who worked on the theory. It also examines how the theory of evolution was arrived at, how it was tested and what impact the theory has had on our understanding of science today.

Peace Pen Pals Pack A of 4

Peace Pen Pals Pack A of 4

Author: Nick Hunter, Jim Pipe, Angela Royston Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/06/2018

If two children from both sides of a conflict could write to each other, what would they say? This series looks at key areas of conflict around the globe and examines them from a new perspective in the form of letters written by two children, one on each side of the conflict. Through their eyes, the reader is able to examine the causes of the conflict, and how it affects daily life for the people living in these war-torn areas.

What Is Socialism?

What Is Socialism?

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2018

What is Socialism and how does this political system work? This fascinating book looks at different aspects of Socialism explaining what they are, how they have come about and giving examples of such political systems in the world today.

Hoping for Peace in Afghanistan

Hoping for Peace in Afghanistan

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/05/2018

If two children from both sides of a conflict could write to each other, what would they say? This hard-hitting but heartwarming book tells of war and confilict in Afghanistan over the past ten years through the eyes of two fictional children who are corresponding by letter, as penpals. One child, Kelly, is living in the United States; Fatimah is living in war-torn Afghanistan. Discover the lives of ordinary people in a war-torn country and how conflict affects their daily lives.

What Is a Dictatorship?

What Is a Dictatorship?

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/04/2018

What is a Dictatorship and how does this political system work? This fascinating book looks at different aspects of Dictatorships explaining what they are, how they have come about and giving examples of such political systems in the world today.

Evolution

Evolution

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/10/2017

Where did human beings come from? Why is there such a huge variety of living things on Earth? The theory of evolution answers these and many more questions we may have on where we come from and how life has developed. This fascinating book looks at the historical controversies that surround the theory of evolution and tells the stories of the scientists who worked on the theory. It also examines how the theory of evolution was arrived at, how it was tested and what impact the theory has had on our understanding of science today.

Gravity

Gravity

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/10/2017

Why does the rain fall? Why do rivers flow to the sea? The scientific theory of gravity answers these and many more questions we may have about this invisible force. This fascinating book looks at the historical controversies that surround the theory of gravity and tells the stories of the scientists who worked on the theory. It also examines how the theory of gravity was arrived at, how it was tested and what impact the theory has had on our understanding of science today.

How Rights Were Won

How Rights Were Won

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/08/2017

We all have rights. But the rights we have now were not always protected. For hundreds of years, brave men and women have fought and even died to win the rights that we now enjoy. These are their stories.

Engage Literacy Dark Blue Level 32 Pack of 4 Readers

Engage Literacy Dark Blue Level 32 Pack of 4 Readers

Author: Nick Hunter, Wiley Blevins, Nancy Harris Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/08/2017

Engage Literacy is the award-winning reading scheme from Raintree. Perfect for both guided and independent reading, its engaging and contemporary content motivates and supports early readers while providing a reliable and instructional framework. Readers in book bands pink to grey are thematically linked in fiction and non-fiction pairs and all readers are precisely levelled, with new vocabulary introduced and reinforced throughout the levels.

The Split History of Queen Elizabeth I and Mary, Queen of Scots A Perspectives Flip Book

The Split History of Queen Elizabeth I and Mary, Queen of Scots A Perspectives Flip Book

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/08/2017

Did you ever hear the saying there are two sides to every story? This is especially true for major events in history. The details of the same event can appear very different depending on the perspectives of the people involved. In this fresh take on history, read about the lives of Elizabeth I of England and Mary, Queen of Scots from both queens' points of view.

Perspectives Flip Books Pack B of 5

Perspectives Flip Books Pack B of 5

Author: Nick Hunter, Claire Throp Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/08/2017

Explore historical perspectives with the fresh take that this series provides. Each title is like two books in one: start from one end and immerse yourself in one viewpoint on a major historical event, then flip it over and immerse yourself in another, very different viewpoint. Readers will come away with a deeper understanding of events and history's many perspectives.

Science vs the Energy Crisis

Science vs the Energy Crisis

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/07/2017

Discover how scientists are fighting back against a possible energy crisis and explore the incredible weapons they are deploying. The book looks at why an energy crisis might happen - from the depletion of fossil fuels through to the crisis of a polluted planet due to overuse of certain energy sources. The book also looks at what scientists are doing to educate people and find alternatives way that science can fight back.

The Split History of the Norman Conquest A Perspectives Flip Book

The Split History of the Norman Conquest A Perspectives Flip Book

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/07/2017

Did you ever hear the saying there are two sides to every story? This is especially true for major events in history. The details of the same event can appear very different depending on the perspectives of the people involved. In this fresh take on history, read about the Norman Conquest from both the Norman and Anglo-Saxon points of view.

Science Fights Back Pack A of 6

Science Fights Back Pack A of 6

Author: Nick Hunter, Matthew Anniss, Angela Royston Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/07/2017

Discover how scientists are fighting back against the issues that threaten mankind today and explore the incredible weapons they are deploying. This series looks at key problems facing mankind today and how people are using science to 'fight back' and ensure our survival for the future.

Peace Pen Pals Pack A of 4

Peace Pen Pals Pack A of 4

Author: Nick Hunter, Jim Pipe, Angela Royston Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/06/2017

If two children from both sides of a conflict could write to each other, what would they say? This series looks at key areas of conflict around the globe and examines them from a new perspective in the form of letters written by two children, one on each side of the conflict. Through their eyes, the reader is able to examine the causes of the conflict, and how it affects daily life for the people living in these war-torn areas.

Hoping for Peace in Afghanistan

Hoping for Peace in Afghanistan

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/06/2017

If two children from both sides of a conflict could write to each other, what would they say? This hard-hitting but heartwarming book tells of war and confilict in Afghanistan over the past ten years through the eyes of two fictional children who are corresponding by letter, as penpals. One child, Kelly, is living in the United States; Fatimah is living in war-torn Afghanistan. Discover the lives of ordinary people in a war-torn country and how conflict affects their daily lives.

Eco Works: How Carbon Footprints Work

Eco Works: How Carbon Footprints Work

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/05/2017

In this book, discover what a carbon footprint is, how we all create a carbon footprint and what we can do to reduce it. Find out why the carbon footprint of a person in a developed country is bigger than that of a person in a developing country and how you can calculate your own carbon footprint. Explore the world's most revolutionary and exciting ecological developments in Eco Works. This series for 9+ readers examines how green technology is finding inventive solutions to some of the most pressing problems facing us today. From sourcing sustainable energy and reducing our carbon footprints through to creating recycling processes and community gardens that provide our growing urban populations with green space and food, find out exactly how and why 'eco works'.

What Is Socialism?

What Is Socialism?

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/05/2017

What is Socialism and how does this political system work? This fascinating book looks at different aspects of Socialism explaining what they are, how they have come about and giving examples of such political systems in the world today.

What Is a Dictatorship?

What Is a Dictatorship?

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/05/2017

What is a Dictatorship and how does this political system work? This fascinating book looks at different aspects of Dictatorships explaining what they are, how they have come about and giving examples of such political systems in the world today.

Science vs Animal Extinction

Science vs Animal Extinction

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/05/2017

Discover how scientists are fighting back against the threat of animal extinction and explore the incredible weapons they are deploying. The book looks at why destroying habitats, pollution, overfishing and overhunting, and climate change all affect the lives of animals. But solutions such as protecting and restoring habitats and cutting pollution show that science is fighting back.

Science vs Climate Change

Science vs Climate Change

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/05/2017

Discover how scientists are fighting back against the threat of climate change and explore the incredible weapons they are deploying. The book looks at why things such as the greenhouse and methane effects contribute to climate change and how this affects our planet. It then explores how solutions such as cutting emissions, using alternative energy sources and even changing transportation shows that science is fighting back.

Is Time Travel Possible?

Is Time Travel Possible?

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/04/2017

Do you think time travel will ever be possible? Will all the books and films that show time travel become a reality? How does the science work? In this fascinating book, a mysterious figure called the Mystery Master sets you the challenge of investigating all the scientific theories surrounding time travel and encourages you to analyse the information that you have gathered. Once you have read the information in this book, you can figure out for yourselves: Is time travel possible?

Top Secret! Pack A of 4

Top Secret! Pack A of 4

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/04/2017

These fascinating books will put the reader at the heart of some of the world's biggest questions and young readers will love to try and solve them. The books will include elements of fiction as the Mystery Master sets them a task at the start of each book to try and analyse these mysteries. They will be presented with a dossier of written, photographic and scientific evidence to try and answer the questions.

Have Aliens Visited Earth?

Have Aliens Visited Earth?

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/04/2017

Have you seen an alien? Do you know what they look like? Many people have claimed that they have spotted an alien or that they have been abducted by one. In this fascinating book, a mysterious figure called the Mystery Master sets you the challenge of iinvestigating all the myths and sightings surrounding aliens and encourages you to analyse the information that you have gathered. Once you have read the information in this book, you can figure out for yourselves: Have aliens visited Earth?

Does the Yeti Exist?

Does the Yeti Exist?

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/03/2017

The Yeti, or Abominable Snowman, is a famous beast who has prompted many expeditions and searches to find him. In this fascinating book, a mysterious figure called the Mystery Master sets you the challenge of investigating all the myths and sightings surrounding the legendary Yeti and encourages you to analyse the information that you have gathered. Once you have read the information in this book, you can figure out for yourselves: Does the Yeti exist?

Did King Arthur Exist?

Did King Arthur Exist?

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/03/2017

King Arthur is a famous figure from the Dark Ages whose legend has stood the test of time. In this fascinating book, a mysterious figure called the Mystery Master sets you the challenge of investigating all the facts and myths behind the legend of King Arthur and encourages you to analyse the information that you have gathered. Once you have read the information in this book, you can figure out for yourselves: Did King Arthur really exist?

Bug Club Yellow B Spot the Shape 6pk

Bug Club Yellow B Spot the Shape 6pk

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 27/01/2017

Bug Club NF Yellow B Spot the Shape

Bug Club NF Yellow B Spot the Shape

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/01/2017

This title is part of Pearson's Bug Club - the first whole-school reading programme that joins books and an online reading world to teach today's children to read. In this Yellow B level book: The explorers travel and look for shapes. Look at what they see! Can you spot all the different shapes?

What Does It Mean to be British?

What Does It Mean to be British?

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/12/2016

The question of what it means to be British has never been more relevant to young people. Government insists that schools promote British values, but what does that really mean? Is it inclusive or does it exclude certain people or ideas? Can you be British and European or Scottish or Indian or Muslim? Is Britishness about a shared history and language, or a set of values? This book does not offer rigid answers to these questions, but asks readers to think about their own personal views and choices and how they would define British identity.

Project X Origins Graphic Texts: Dark Red+ Book Band, Oxford Level 20: Great Pioneers

Project X Origins Graphic Texts: Dark Red+ Book Band, Oxford Level 20: Great Pioneers

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/09/2016

Project X Origins Graphic Texts can help children to reach higher standards in comprehension. This non-fiction text told in graphic form looks at the lives of some of the worlds most important historical figures. Do you know what it takes to be a pioneer? Discover the very greatest pioneers from all walks of life, from Emmeline Pankhurst to Nelson Mandela, and find out what made them so great. This book also contains notes on the inside front and back covers with advice on supporting older children with their reading, ideas for follow-up activities and higher-level comprehension questions.

Celebrating Buddhist Festivals

Celebrating Buddhist Festivals

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/09/2016

What do Buddhists believe? How do they celebrate what is important to them? What food do they eat during festival time? How do Buddhists in the UK celebrate? Read this book to find out the answers to these questions and more. Celebrating Buddhist Festivals looks at important religious and family days in the Buddhist calendar, and gets readers to take part by cooking some of the food central to Buddhist celebrations. The book looks at both international and UK examples of Buddhist celebrations Infosearch asks the questions you want answered.

Celebrating Christian Festivals

Celebrating Christian Festivals

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/09/2016

What do Christians believe? How do they celebrate what is important to them? What food do they eat during festival time? How do Christians in the UK celebrate? Read this book to find out the answers to these questions and more. Celebrating Christian Festivals looks at important religious and family days in the Christian calendar, and gets readers to take part by cooking some of the food central to Christian celebrations. The book looks at both international and UK examples of Christian celebrations. Infosearch asks the questions you want answered.

Celebrating Sikh Festivals

Celebrating Sikh Festivals

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/08/2016

What do Sikhs believe? How do they celebrate what is important to them? What food do they eat during festival time? How do Sikhs in the UK celebrate? Read this book to find out the answers to these questions and more. Celebrating Sikh Festivals looks at important religious and family days in the Sikh calendar, and gets readers to take part by cooking some of the food central to Sikh celebrations. The book looks at both international and UK examples of Sikh celebrations. Infosearch asks the questions you want answered.

The Split History of the Norman Conquest A Perspectives Flip Book

The Split History of the Norman Conquest A Perspectives Flip Book

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/07/2016

Did you ever hear the saying there are two sides to every story? This is especially true for major events in history. The details of the same event can appear very different depending on the perspectives of the people involved. In this fresh take on history, read about the Norman Conquest from both the Norman and Anglo-Saxon points of view.

The Split History of Queen Elizabeth I and Mary, Queen of Scots A Perspectives Flip Book

The Split History of Queen Elizabeth I and Mary, Queen of Scots A Perspectives Flip Book

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/07/2016

Did you ever hear the saying there are two sides to every story? This is especially true for major events in history. The details of the same event can appear very different depending on the perspectives of the people involved. In this fresh take on history, read about the lives of Elizabeth I of England and Mary, Queen of Scots from both queens' points of view.

Greatest Ashes Moments Band 14/Ruby

Greatest Ashes Moments Band 14/Ruby

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/05/2016

When England and Australia play each other at cricket, there is a lot at stake: pride, passion, and a tiny trophy known as the Ashes. The contests between these two nations have been full of great moments. Find out which ones stand head and shoulder above the rest! * Ruby/Band 14 books give increasing opportunities for children to develop their skills of inference and deduction. * Text type: An information book * Curriculum links: History

Science vs Animal Extinction

Science vs Animal Extinction

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/05/2016

Discover how scientists are fighting back against the threat of animal extinction and explore the incredible weapons they are deploying. The book looks at why destroying habitats, pollution, overfishing and overhunting, and climate change all affect the lives of animals. But solutions such as protecting and restoring habitats and cutting pollution show that science is fighting back.

Science vs the Energy Crisis

Science vs the Energy Crisis

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/05/2016

Discover how scientists are fighting back against a possible energy crisis and explore the incredible weapons they are deploying. The book looks at why an energy crisis might happen - from the depletion of fossil fuels through to the crisis of a polluted planet due to overuse of certain energy sources. The book also looks at what scientists are doing to educate people and find alternatives way that science can fight back.

Daily Life in Ancient Sumer

Daily Life in Ancient Sumer

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/04/2016

This book explores what life was really like for everyday people in Ancient Sumer. Using primary sources and information from archeological discoveries, it uncovers some fascinating insights and explodes some myths. Supported by timelines, maps and references to important events and people, children will really feel they are on a time-travelling journey when reading this book.

Science vs Climate Change

Science vs Climate Change

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/04/2016

Discover how scientists are fighting back against the threat of climate change and explore the incredible weapons they are deploying. The book looks at why things such as the greenhouse and methane effects contribute to climate change and how this affects our planet. It then explores how solutions such as cutting emissions, using alternative energy sources and even changing transportation shows that science is fighting back.

Comparing People from the Past Pack A of 6

Comparing People from the Past Pack A of 6

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/03/2016

Supporting the new national curriculum for history, this series will take the reader on a journey into the past to discover how the lives of some of the most fascinating individuals compare. From Florence Nightingale to Neil Armstrong, the clear text and engaging photographs wil capture children's imagination and encourage them to ask questions about history and how times change.

Rosa Parks and Emily Davison

Rosa Parks and Emily Davison

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/03/2016

Discover how these two courageous women helped change the lives of many people through their brave actions. How did their lives compare in very different times? Follow their stories to discover the differences and similarities between their amazing lives! Addressing the needs of the new history National Curriculum, this book will engage readers and encourage them to ask questions about history and how times change.

Does the Yeti Exist?

Does the Yeti Exist?

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/03/2016

The Yeti, or Abominable Snowman, is a famous beast who has prompted many expeditions and searches to find him. In this fascinating book, a mysterious figure called the Mystery Master sets you the challenge of investigating all the myths and sightings surrounding the legendary Yeti and encourages you to analyse the information that you have gathered. Once you have read the information in this book, you can figure out for yourselves: Does the Yeti exist?

Did King Arthur Exist?

Did King Arthur Exist?

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/03/2016

King Arthur is a famous figure from the Dark Ages whose legend has stood the test of time. In this fascinating book, a mysterious figure called the Mystery Master sets you the challenge of investigating all the facts and myths behind the legend of King Arthur and encourages you to analyse the information that you have gathered. Once you have read the information in this book, you can figure out for yourselves: Did King Arthur really exist?

Is Time Travel Possible?

Is Time Travel Possible?

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/03/2016

Do you think time travel will ever be possible? Will all the books and films that show time travel become a reality? How does the science work? In this fascinating book, a mysterious figure called the Mystery Master sets you the challenge of investigating all the scientific theories surrounding time travel and encourages you to analyse the information that you have gathered. Once you have read the information in this book, you can figure out for yourselves: Is time travel possible?

Have Aliens Visited Earth?

Have Aliens Visited Earth?

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/03/2016

Have you seen an alien? Do you know what they look like? Many people have claimed that they have spotted an alien or that they have been abducted by one. In this fascinating book, a mysterious figure called the Mystery Master sets you the challenge of iinvestigating all the myths and sightings surrounding aliens and encourages you to analyse the information that you have gathered. Once you have read the information in this book, you can figure out for yourselves: Have aliens visited Earth?

Mary Seacole, Florence Nightingale and Edith Cavell

Mary Seacole, Florence Nightingale and Edith Cavell

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/02/2016

Discover how these courageous women pursued their vocation to help others in times of war. How did their lives and work compare in very different times? Follow their stories to discover the differences and similarities between their amazing lives! Addressing the needs of the new history National Curriculum, this book will engage readers and encourage them to ask questions about history and how times change.

William Caxton and Tim Berners-Lee

William Caxton and Tim Berners-Lee

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/02/2016

Discover how these two men changed the world in very different times. Follow Caxton's life as he introduced the world to the printing press, and compare with Berners Lee and his invention of the internet.Discover the differences and similarities between their amazing discoveries! Addressing the needs of the new history National Curriculum, this book will engage readers and encourage them to ask questions about history and how times change.

Elizabeth I and Queen Victoria

Elizabeth I and Queen Victoria

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/01/2016

How did the reigns of England's most famous queens compare? Follow both of these awesome ladies into history to discover the differences and similarities between their amazing lives! Addressing the needs of the new history National Curriculum, this book will engage readers and encourage them to ask questions about history and how times change.

Talking About the Past

Talking About the Past

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/10/2015

This book, Talking About the Past, introduces readers to some of the key skills they will need to successfully find and interview older relatives, neighbours and other community figures in order to find out more about their family and local community's recent history.

History Around You

History Around You

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/10/2015

This book, History Around You, introduces readers to finding and analyzing primary and secondary sources that they might find at home (old letters, toys in the attic, family photographs, etc.), as well as old buildings, cemeteries, shops, factories and museums in their local community.

Finding Out About Your Family History

Finding Out About Your Family History

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/10/2015

This book, Finding Out About Your Family History, introduces readers to some of the key skills they will need to begin researching their family history and compiling a family tree.

History at Home Pack A of 3

History at Home Pack A of 3

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/10/2015

Books in the History at Home series introduce young readers to some of the key skills they will need to find out about the past by getting them to think about their own family and local history. Titles in the series include History Around You, Finding Out About Your Family History, and Talking About the Past.

Daily Life in Ancient Sumer

Daily Life in Ancient Sumer

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/09/2015

This book explores what life was really like for everyday people in Ancient Sumer. Using primary sources and information from archeological discoveries, it uncovers some fascinating insights and explodes some myths. Supported by timelines, maps and references to important events and people, children will really feel they are on a time-travelling journey when reading this book.

Daily Life in the Maya Civilization

Daily Life in the Maya Civilization

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/09/2015

This book explores what life was really like for everyday people in the Maya Civilization. Using primary sources and information from archeological discoveries, it uncovers some fascinating insights and explodes some myths. Supported by timelines, maps and references to important events and people, children will really feel they are on a time-travelling journey when reading this book.

Pieter Bruegel the Elder and L.S. Lowry

Pieter Bruegel the Elder and L.S. Lowry

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/07/2015

Discover how these two artists portrayed the world in very different times. Follow both of these men into history to discover the differences and similarities between their amazing art! Addressing the needs of the new history National Curriculum, this book will engage readers and encourage them to ask questions about history and how times change.

Rosa Parks and Emily Davison

Rosa Parks and Emily Davison

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/07/2015

Discover how these two courageous women helped change the lives of many people through their brave actions. How did their lives compare in very different times? Follow their stories to discover the differences and similarities between their amazing lives! Addressing the needs of the new history National Curriculum, this book will engage readers and encourage them to ask questions about history and how times change.

Louis Pasteur

Louis Pasteur

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/07/2015

This book traces the life of Louis Pasteur, from his early childhood and education through his sources of inspiration and challenges faced, early successes, and the work on pasteurization and vaccination for which he is best known. A timeline at the end of the book summarizes key milestones and achievements of Pasteur's life.

Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/07/2015

This book traces the life of Charles Darwin, from his early childhood and education through his sources of inspiration and challenges faced, early successes, and the theories of evolution and natural selection for which he is best known. A timeline at the end of the book summarizes key milestones and achievements of Darwin's life.

Celebrating Buddhist Festivals

Celebrating Buddhist Festivals

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/07/2015

What do Buddhists believe? How do they celebrate what is important to them? What food do they eat during festival time? How do Buddhists in the UK celebrate? Read this book to find out the answers to these questions and more. Celebrating Buddhist Festivals looks at important religious and family days in the Buddhist calendar, and gets readers to take part by cooking some of the food central to Buddhist celebrations. The book looks at both international and UK examples of Buddhist celebrations Infosearch asks the questions you want answered.

Celebrating Christian Festivals

Celebrating Christian Festivals

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/07/2015

What do Christians believe? How do they celebrate what is important to them? What food do they eat during festival time? How do Christians in the UK celebrate? Read this book to find out the answers to these questions and more. Celebrating Christian Festivals looks at important religious and family days in the Christian calendar, and gets readers to take part by cooking some of the food central to Christian celebrations. The book looks at both international and UK examples of Christian celebrations. Infosearch asks the questions you want answered.

Celebrating Sikh Festivals

Celebrating Sikh Festivals

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/07/2015

What do Sikhs believe? How do they celebrate what is important to them? What food do they eat during festival time? How do Sikhs in the UK celebrate? Read this book to find out the answers to these questions and more. Celebrating Sikh Festivals looks at important religious and family days in the Sikh calendar, and gets readers to take part by cooking some of the food central to Sikh celebrations. The book looks at both international and UK examples of Sikh celebrations. Infosearch asks the questions you want answered.

Comparing People from the Past Pack A of 6

Comparing People from the Past Pack A of 6

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/07/2015

Supporting the new national curriculum for history, this series will take the reader on a journey into the past to discover how the lives of some of the most fascinating individuals compare. From Florence Nightingale to Neil Armstrong, the clear text and engaging photographs wil capture children's imagination and encourage them to ask questions about history and how times change.

Celebration Days Pack A of 6

Celebration Days Pack A of 6

Author: Nick Hunter, Liz Miles Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/07/2015

What do people of different religions believe? How do they celebrate what is important to them? What food is eaten during festival time? How do people of different religions celebrate in the UK? Read these books to find out the answers to these questions and more. The Celebration Days series looks at important religious and family days in the calendars of different religions, and gets readers to take part by cooking some of the food central to these celebrations. The books look at both international and UK examples of religious celebrations. Infosearch asks the questions you want answered.

Big-Time Business: Social Networking: Big Business on Your Computer

Big-Time Business: Social Networking: Big Business on Your Computer

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/04/2015

Social Networking follows the newest multi-billion industry on the planet. The book explores how the social networking industry began and how tiny seedlings of companies grew into multinational giants that today make billions. Discover how social networking businesses are making money from your friendships and what the future potential of this baby of the business world could really be. Discover the world's biggest money-making industries and the secrets of their success in Big-time Business. From the pharmaceutical industry and entertainment world through to the business of beauty, banking, social networking and energy, find out why these enterprising worlds have a grip on the global economy and are considered the biggest money-generators on the planet. A high-interest exploration of the business world for 9+ readers.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops inFact: Level 19: Mayan Mystery

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops inFact: Level 19: Mayan Mystery

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/03/2015

Turn detective and investigate a range of theories about what happened to one of the world's most fascinating civilizations: the Maya. TreeTops inFact is a non-fiction series that aims to engage children in reading for pleasure as powerfully as fiction does. The variety of topics means there are books to interest every child in this compelling series. The series is written by top children's authors and subject experts. The books are carefully levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book.

Elizabeth I and Queen Victoria

Elizabeth I and Queen Victoria

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/01/2015

How did the reigns of England's most famous queens compare? Follow both of these awesome ladies into history to discover the differences and similarities between their amazing lives! Addressing the needs of the new history National Curriculum, this book will engage readers and encourage them to ask questions about history and how times change.

Christopher Columbus and Neil Armstrong

Christopher Columbus and Neil Armstrong

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/01/2015

How did the journeys of Christopher Columbus and Neil Armstrong compare? Follow both of these daring adventurers into history to discover the differences and similarities between their amazing expeditions! Addressing the needs of the new history National Curriculum, this book will engage readers and encourage them to ask questions about history and how times change.

William Caxton and Tim Berners-Lee

William Caxton and Tim Berners-Lee

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/01/2015

Discover how these two men changed the world in very different times. Follow Caxton's life as he introduced the world to the printing press, and compare with Berners Lee and his invention of the internet.Discover the differences and similarities between their amazing discoveries! Addressing the needs of the new history National Curriculum, this book will engage readers and encourage them to ask questions about history and how times change.

Big-Time Business: Energy for Everyone?: The Business of Energy

Big-Time Business: Energy for Everyone?: The Business of Energy

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/01/2015

Energy For Everyone? explores one of the world's most profitable industries. It discovers how the energy industry began and why energy companies can charge so much for their goods. The book also discusses the challenges the energy industry faces as our planet's natural resources are depleted, and the genius solutions businesses have in place to ensure they continue to make billions. Discover the world's biggest money-making industries and the secrets of their success in Big-time Business. From the pharmaceutical industry and entertainment world through to the business of beauty, banking, social networking and energy, find out why these enterprising worlds have a grip on the global economy and are considered the biggest money-generators on the planet. A high-interest exploration of the business world for 9+ readers.

History Around You

History Around You

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/10/2014

This book, History Around You, introduces readers to finding and analyzing primary and secondary sources that they might find at home (old letters, toys in the attic, family photographs, etc.), as well as old buildings, cemeteries, shops, factories and museums in their local community.

Talking About the Past

Talking About the Past

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/10/2014

This book, Talking About the Past, introduces readers to some of the key skills they will need to successfully find and interview older relatives, neighbours and other community figures in order to find out more about their family and local community's recent history.

Life on the Western Front

Life on the Western Front

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/10/2014

The trenches of Western Europe saw some of the heaviest fighting in World War I. Find out what life was like in the trenches as well as above ground for the soldiers who served there.

Remembering World War I Pack A of 4

Remembering World War I Pack A of 4

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/10/2014

World War I changed warfare forever and re-drew the map of the world. From the trenches of Western Europe to the battles in Africa, this comprehensive series brings the past to life, using diaries, news reports, photographs, and other primary sources.

The Home Fronts in World War I

The Home Fronts in World War I

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/10/2014

Life was hard during World War I, and not just for the soldiers in the trenches. For men, women, and children on the home front, the war brought many difficulties. From rationing to bombing raids to the Spanish Flu pandemic, this book explores life during wartime.

History at Home Pack A of 3

History at Home Pack A of 3

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/10/2014

Books in the History at Home series introduce young readers to some of the key skills they will need to find out about the past by getting them to think about their own family and local history. Titles in the series include History Around You, Finding Out About Your Family History, and Talking About the Past.

Finding Out About Your Family History

Finding Out About Your Family History

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/10/2014

This book, Finding Out About Your Family History, introduces readers to some of the key skills they will need to begin researching their family history and compiling a family tree.

Project X Origins: Dark Blue Book Band, Oxford Level 16: Space: The Solar System

Project X Origins: Dark Blue Book Band, Oxford Level 16: Space: The Solar System

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/09/2014

Project X Origins is a ground-breaking guided reading programme for the whole school. Action-packed stories, fascinating non-fiction and comprehensive guided reading support meet the needs of children at every stage of their reading development. Space is an amazing place filled with fiery planets, cool comets and one giant, red-hot star. Join Cat and Tiger as they explore the many marvels and mysteries of our galaxy in this non-fiction book The Solar System. Each book also contains inside cover notes that highlight challenge words, prompt questions and a range of follow-up activities to support children in their reading.

Project X Origins: Grey Book Band, Oxford Level 13: Shocking Science: Under the Microscope

Project X Origins: Grey Book Band, Oxford Level 13: Shocking Science: Under the Microscope

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/09/2014

Project X Origins is a ground-breaking guided reading programme for the whole school. Action-packed stories, fascinating non-fiction and comprehensive guided reading support meet the needs of children at every stage of their reading development. Welcome to a micro-world full of HUGE possibilities. A place where even the most familiar things look out of this world. Take a look through the microscope and see if you can guess what each thing is in this non-fiction book Under the Microscope. Each book also contains inside cover notes that highlight challenge words, prompt questions and a range of follow-up activities to support children in their reading.

Women in World War I

Women in World War I

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/09/2014

World War I brought many changes for women. Some stepped into roles left vacant by men now serving overseas, while others helped the war effort as nurses, telephone operators, and more. This book explores the wartime roles of women around the world.

Campaigns of World War I

Campaigns of World War I

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/09/2014

From the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand to the Treaty of Versailles, this book gives an overview of the war. The causes of the war are discussed, as well as key battles on land, air, and sea.

Hero Journals Pack A of 6

Hero Journals Pack A of 6

Author: Nick Hunter, Sean Stewart Price, Richard Spilsbury Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/08/2014

An exciting, first-person, diary/journal approach to historical biographies and (primarily) ancient civilizations. Readers will also be given valuable tips and ideas for writing their own life stories!

Seas

Seas

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/07/2014

Most of the world is covered with water but most of us never get a chance to explore much of what's below the surface. If you were going to explore the deep seas, how would you go about it? What would you need to pack? And who would be helpful to take along? This book gives you the knowledge you need to plan your trip!

Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/03/2014

This book traces the life of Charles Darwin, from his early childhood and education through his sources of inspiration and challenges faced, early successes, and the theories of evolution and natural selection for which he is best known. A timeline at the end of the book summarizes key milestones and achievements of Darwin's life.

Louis Pasteur

Louis Pasteur

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/03/2014

This book traces the life of Louis Pasteur, from his early childhood and education through his sources of inspiration and challenges faced, early successes, and the work on pasteurization and vaccination for which he is best known. A timeline at the end of the book summarizes key milestones and achievements of Pasteur's life.

Popular Culture: 2000 and Beyond

Popular Culture: 2000 and Beyond

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/11/2013

The pop culture of the 21st Century has been defined by massive developments and changes in computer technology. From blogging and social networking to electronic readers and smart phones, how and what we read, watch, and listen to has changed completely. And what lies ahead after an era of Jay-Z and Beyonce, Facebook and Reality TV?

Popular Culture: 1940-1959

Popular Culture: 1940-1959

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/10/2013

What was skiffle ? How did technology change the look and design of everyday things during the 1940s and 1950s? With Disney and Elvis Presley, Teddy Boys and Marilyn Monroe, this was the era where popular culture really came into its own! It was also the era where a TV set might find its home in the living room of an average family. Find out how fashion, music, and movies changed and developed after WWII, and how the Cold War also had an influence.

Earth

Earth

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/10/2013

How does the Earth compare to the other planets in the solar system? This book explores the science and history of our home, showing how it is different from the other planets - and perfect for life.

International Relations

International Relations

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/09/2013

Through a variety of case studies, this title explores the ways that countries relate to the rest of the world. It examines how countries deal with their enemies, how peace is made, and how diplomacy works in the modern world. It also explores how countries of the world work together to help in times of disaster and war through foreign and humanitarian aid efforts. The book also examines international organisations such as the UN, EU, NATO, OPEC, and NAFTA.

Rainforests

Rainforests

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/07/2013

Rainforests are the wettest places on land and are home to so many exotic plants and animals. However, they can be very dangerous places, as well. If you had the chance to explore a rainforest, what would you need to know? What would you pack? Who would you want to come with you? This book gives you the knowledge you need to plan your adventure!

Seas

Seas

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/07/2013

Most of the world is covered with water but most of us never get a chance to explore much of what's below the surface. If you were going to explore the deep seas, how would you go about it? What would you need to pack? And who would be helpful to take along? This book gives you the knowledge you need to plan your trip!

BC NF Brown B/3B My Life as a Roman Slave

BC NF Brown B/3B My Life as a Roman Slave

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/05/2013

New Worlds

New Worlds

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/05/2013

This title teaches readers about the first brave, but sometimes ill-informed, explorers who set out to discover new lands. Read all about the adventures people had crossing oceans and seas, and what happened when they finally struck land.

Morocco

Morocco

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/04/2013

Morocco offers complete coverage of this fascinating country, including sections on history, geography, wildlife, infrastructure and government, and culture. It also includes a detailed fact file, maps and charts, and a traceable flag.

Libya

Libya

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/04/2013

Libya offers complete coverage of this fascinating country, including sections on history, geography, wildlife, infrastructure and government, and culture. It also includes a detailed fact file, maps and charts, and a traceable flag.

Disaster Relief

Disaster Relief

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/02/2013

Disaster Relief reveals the stories, people, and equipment behind the world's most dramatic rescues. Stunning photographs capture the drama and urgency of the missions, while concluding chapters look at the essential skills required by disaster relief workers, how readers can pursue a career as a disaster relief worker, and what they should do in the event of a real-life emergency.

Earth

Earth

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/10/2012

How does the Earth compare to the other planets in the solar system? This book explores the science and history of our home, showing how it is different from the other planets - and perfect for life.

Migration from Eastern Europe

Migration from Eastern Europe

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/06/2012

Migration from Eastern Europe will explore the contemporary migration of workers and their families into the UK and western Europe since joining the EU.

BC NF Brown B/3B Real Life: Daredevils

BC NF Brown B/3B Real Life: Daredevils

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/05/2012

Schools across the UK are catching the Bug, and now so can kids at home! Bug Club is one of the best-loved reading programmes in primary schools and kids just love reaching for the bookshelves to find their favourite Bug Club book. Here's some of the great things people have been saying about Bug Club: They are so used to TV, DVDs and everything else, that getting them interested in reading is really hard. But Bug Club had children laughing, engaged and begging for more! - Wendy Jenkins, Bangor Central Integrated Primary School Bug Club deserves gushing praise It will help children get the best possible start in their reading journey and enjoy page after page of reading success. - Teach Primary Magazine When the books went home, the response from parents was tremendous. Bug Club has been an inspiration to the whole school family. - Tristran Roberts, Headteacher Ysgol Kingsland, Holyhead

All About the Olympics

All About the Olympics

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2012

Designed to link into the London 2012 Olympic Games. This single title provides a starting point for young children to learn about the Olympics. Topics covered, Ancient, Modern, Paralympics and Winter games and values.

Globe Challenge: Lost in Egypt BC NF Brown A/3C Globe Challenge: Lost in Egypt NF Brown A/3c

Globe Challenge: Lost in Egypt BC NF Brown A/3C Globe Challenge: Lost in Egypt NF Brown A/3c

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/05/2011

This title is part of Bug Club, the first whole-school reading programme to combine books with an online reading world to teach today's children to read. In this Year 3 Brown A (NC level 3c) non-fiction book... Joel Trotter's Uncle 'Globe' is no ordinary uncle. He has lots of exciting adventures and he always needs help. This time he's in Egypt. He's been set a mission - but it doesn't turn out quite as he expected! Joel must learn all he can about ancient Egypt to help his uncle. The only question is - will Joel solve the puzzle before it's too late?

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