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Charlotte Guillain - Author

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Books by Charlotte Guillain

Animals in Hiding Band 04/Blue

Animals in Hiding Band 04/Blue

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/10/2019

How do animals in the wild hide when they are hunting or being hunted? This photographic information book shows how animals camouflage themselves in their natural environment. * How do animals in the wild hide when they are hunting or being hunted? This photographic information book shows how animals camouflage themselves in their natural environment. * Blue/Band 4 books offer longer, repeated patterns with sequential events and integrated literary and natural language. * Children can recap the different animals featured in the book on pages 14-15. * Text type: An information book * Curriculum links: Citizenship: Animals and us

Brave Nurses: Mary Seacole and Edith Cavell Band 10/White

Brave Nurses: Mary Seacole and Edith Cavell Band 10/White

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/10/2019

Mary Seacole and Edith Cavell risked their lives to look after the wounded and the dying. They proved that bravery in wartime isn't just about fighting and winning battles. * White/Band 10 books have more complex sentences and figurative language. * Text type - A dual biography. * A glossary on page 29 defines difficult words. * A timeline on pages 30 and 31 allows children to recap the events of the gallant lives. * Curriculum links - History: `the lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements. Some should be used to compare aspects of life in different periods [for example, ... Mary Seacole and Edith Cavell].'

My First Book of London

My First Book of London

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/10/2019

London is one of the most exciting cities in the world! But if you are a young visitor where should you go and what should you look out for? Go for a ride on the London Eye, watch street performer spectacles at Covent Garden and stand under a life-sized model of a blue whale at the Natural History Museum. In this revised and updated edition of the much-loved My First Book of London, a fun question-and-answer format introduces young readers to the famous sights of this fascinating city. Stunning illustrations bring each feature to life and provide an ideal way for your child to learn about London and the fun of exploring it!

Reading Planet KS2 - My Neolithic Diary - Level 2: Mercury/Brown band

Reading Planet KS2 - My Neolithic Diary - Level 2: Mercury/Brown band

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/06/2019

Hello there! My name's Oak, and I'm ten summers old. I live with my family, including my irritating brother Flint and my little sister Nettle - she goes wandering off ALL the time! My mum is always giving me jobs, including looking after our very stupid sheep. Oh, and I forgot to mention that I'm living in the late Stone Age, and this is my diary. My Neolithic Diary is part of the Reading Planet range of books for Stars (Lime) to Supernova (Red+) band. Children aged 7-11 will love reading the exciting collection of fiction and non-fiction written by top authors. Inspire them to keep reading through gripping stories and fascinating information books packed with rich language and stunning artwork. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and questions to support reading at home and develop comprehension skills. Reading age: 7-8 years

Reading Planet KS2 - Animal Engineers - Level 1: Stars/Lime band

Reading Planet KS2 - Animal Engineers - Level 1: Stars/Lime band

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/06/2019

Some animals can make amazing structures to keep cool, find food or make their homes. Find out about some of the best animal engineers on the planet - and how they've given human engineers some ideas, too. Animal Engineers is part of the Reading Planet range of books for Stars (Lime) to Supernova (Red+) band. Children aged 7-11 will love reading the exciting collection of fiction and non-fiction written by top authors. Inspire them to keep reading through gripping stories and fascinating information books packed with rich language and stunning artwork. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and questions to support reading at home and develop comprehension skills. Reading age: 7-8 years

The Skies Above My Eyes

The Skies Above My Eyes

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/07/2018

Have you ever looked up and wondered what's going on high up in the skies above your eyes? Take a journey up into the air, through the atmosphere, way out into space and back down to Earth in this richly illustrated concertina book. Zoom past the technology that fills our skies, from helicopters, fighter jets, weather balloons, to satellites, hang-gliders and hot-air balloons. Discover the insects and animals that whizz through the skies, explore the layers of the atmosphere, and travel through the solar system and out to the galaxies far beyond. The follow up to The Street Beneath My Feet, which dug down to the center of the Earth, this expansive concertina book opens out to an impressive 2.5 metres, perfect for inquisitive young minds. Begin your journey from the sidewalk of a busy city. Look up beyond the traffic lights, utility wires, and skyscrapers. Unfold the connected pages to reveal the incredible man-made sights that you would see 20 kilometres above (a weather balloon), 50 kilometres above (a rocket blasting a capsule into space), 100 kilometres above (a space plane and satellites), 400 kilometres above (the International Space Station), 380,000 kilometres above (the Moon) and through our Solar System. Turn to the top of the other side to make your way beyond the Solar System to the hundreds of billions of galaxies filled with stars and planets we haven't discovered yet. Then start your journey back down through the amazing natural wonders you would see 10,000 kilometres above (a comet), 85 kilometres above (meteoroids burning up as they enter Earth's atmosphere), 11 kilometres above (a cumulonimbus cloud bringing thunder and lightning), 8 kilometres above (migrating storks), and down through the mountains, past trees, bats and butterflies to finally reach the ground again - this time in a grassy clearing of a forest, where you can imagine yourself lying on your back wondering at the thought of the whole universe above your head. From jet trails to comets' tails, enjoy amazing sights as you journey through the skies.

My First Bible Stories: The Nativity

My First Bible Stories: The Nativity

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Board book Release Date: 05/10/2017

Do you know the Christmas story? Read with your little one as you join the shepherds, travel with the wise kings, and visit the stable. A gentle introduction to a well-known and much-loved Bible story. With charming, bright illustrations, and all the magic of Christmas!

Journey to the Top of the World

Journey to the Top of the World

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/08/2017

With his father suddenly struck ill, Tenji is thrust into the role he's been longing for - guiding climbers to the summit of Mount Everest. But can he convince the group that he's up to this extreme challenge?

Engage Literacy Brown Level 27 Pack of 6 Readers

Engage Literacy Brown Level 27 Pack of 6 Readers

Author: Charlotte Guillain, Alison Reynolds, Jessica Gunderson, Ruth Bjorklund 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. Some readers are thematically linked in fiction and non-fiction pairs and precisely levelled, with new vocabulary introduced and reinforced throughout the levels.

Engage Literacy Brown Level 27 and 28 Pack of 12 Readers

Engage Literacy Brown Level 27 and 28 Pack of 12 Readers

Author: Charlotte Guillain, Adam Guillain, Alison Reynolds, Kelly Gaffney 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. Some readers are thematically linked in fiction and non-fiction pairs and precisely levelled, with new vocabulary introduced and reinforced throughout the levels.

Writing and Staging Plays Pack A of 4

Writing and Staging Plays Pack A of 4

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/06/2017

The Writing and Staging Plays series explains how to create different types of plays by following sample scripts through the writing and staging process. Featuring writing tips, practical activities, such as drama games, and notable examples of relevant, age-appropriate plays and productions, this series provides an ideal introduction to learning about drama and playwriting.

Writing and Staging Myths and Legends

Writing and Staging Myths and Legends

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/06/2017

What are myths and legends? How can you write plays that make myths and legends come to life? How can you turn a story full of famous characters into a fresh and exciting production?

Writing and Staging Real-life Plays

Writing and Staging Real-life Plays

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/06/2017

Which real-life stories would make a good play? How can you write a played based on something that has actually happened? How can you turn an interesting story into an unmissable production?

Writing and Staging Adventure Plays

Writing and Staging Adventure Plays

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/05/2017

What makes a play exciting or mysterious? How can you write plays full of tension? How can you turn a page-turning script into an edge-of-your-seat production?

Writing and Staging Funny Plays

Writing and Staging Funny Plays

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/05/2017

What makes people laugh? How can you write a funny play? How can you turn a hilarious script into a side-splitting production?

Reading Planet - Ping Pong Champ - Orange: Comet Street Kids

Reading Planet - Ping Pong Champ - Orange: Comet Street Kids

Author: Charlotte Guillain, Adam Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/10/2016

Finn is brilliant at table tennis - better than anyone else at school. The problem is no one wants to play him because he's so good! Can he find his match - and will he lose his winning record? Ping Pong Champ is part of the Comet Street Kids range of books from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Comet Street Kids is an action-packed character series with highly decodable books for Pink A to White band. Children will love experiencing the amazing adventures of Rav, Asha, Tess, Finn and Stefan!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: 5-6 years

Reading Planet - What Happens Next? - Orange: Comet Street Kids

Reading Planet - What Happens Next? - Orange: Comet Street Kids

Author: Charlotte Guillain, Adam Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/10/2016

Asha is writing a comic book, and all her friends can't wait to find out what happens. But just as she finishes the story, she loses the book! The search is on... Can the friends find the book and discover the ending? What Happens Next? is part of the Comet Street Kids range of books from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Comet Street Kids is an action-packed character series with highly decodable books for Pink A to White band. Children will love experiencing the amazing adventures of Rav, Asha, Tess, Finn and Stefan! 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: 5-6 years

Reading Planet - The Pharaoh's Cat - Orange: Comet Street Kids

Reading Planet - The Pharaoh's Cat - Orange: Comet Street Kids

Author: Charlotte Guillain, Adam Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/10/2016

When the Comet Street Kids visit the Ancient Egypt exhibition at the museum, they find themselves travelling back in time to see the Egyptian pyramids for real! Unfortunately, not everyone's happy to see them, and they have to hide inside a pyramid so they don't get caught. Can the pharaoh's cat help them to find their way out? The Pharoah's Cat is part of the Comet Street Kids range of books from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Comet Street Kids is an action-packed character series with highly decodable books for Pink A to White band. Children will love experiencing the amazing adventures of Rav, Asha, Tess, Finn and Stefan! 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: 5-6 years

Reading Planet - Space Junk - Orange: Comet Street Kids

Reading Planet - Space Junk - Orange: Comet Street Kids

Author: Charlotte Guillain, Adam Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/10/2016

Tess is excited because Rav's parents are taking her and Rav to Planet Zoom today. In the Alien World cinema, they find themselves shooting through the screen and into space! There they bump into some little blue aliens who are scared and hiding in a crater. Can they find out what's wrong with the little aliens and defeat their enemy? Space Junk is part of the Comet Street Kids range of books from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Comet Street Kids is an action-packed character series with highly decodable books for Pink A to White band. Children will love experiencing the amazing adventures of Rav, Asha, Tess, Finn and Stefan! 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: 5-6 years

Race Ahead With Reading: The Pirates and the Talent Show

Race Ahead With Reading: The Pirates and the Talent Show

Author: Charlotte Guillain, Adam Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/09/2016

The Planktown Pirates are back! This time they want to show off their musical talents in a local talent competition. However, they don't have much musical talent, and they don't realise that they are up against their arch enemies the Gruseome Crew, who are bound to cause trouble! Race Ahead with Reading is the perfect introduction to reading chapters with brand new page turning reads in five short bite size chapters, to encourage children to take the driving seat with their reading.

George's Amazing Adventures Collection

George's Amazing Adventures Collection

Author: Charlotte Guillain, Adam Guillain Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 28/08/2016

George's Amazing Adventures Collection

George's Amazing Adventures Collection

Author: Charlotte Guillain, Adam Guillain Format: Audio disc Release Date: 28/08/2016

The Frog Prince Saves Sleeping Beauty

The Frog Prince Saves Sleeping Beauty

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/08/2016

Sleeping Beauty has been cursed to sleep until a prince kisses her. There are no princes in sight, but there is a frog in the palace garden. Can he help?

Red Riding Hood Meets the Three Bears

Red Riding Hood Meets the Three Bears

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/08/2016

Little Red Riding Hood is lost in the woods. She thinks she's found her grandma's house, but why is there three of everything inside?

Connect with Text Pack A of 4

Connect with Text Pack A of 4

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/07/2016

Delve into literature and discover the different genres in fiction. Using engaging examples from past and present, this book explains clearly what is meant by the different genres, then prompts children to write their own pieces!

What is a Poem?

What is a Poem?

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/07/2016

Delve into literature and discover exactly what a poem is. What makes a great poem? How does rhyme work? What is a shape poem? Can poems be funny? Using great examples from past and present, this book explains clearly what is meant by poetry, then prompts children to write their own!

What is a Short Story?

What is a Short Story?

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/07/2016

Delve into literature and discover exactly what a short story is. What makes a great short story? How are characters important? What is a setting? Using great examples from past and present, this book explains clearly what is meant by a short story, then prompts children to write their own!

What is a Graphic Novel?

What is a Graphic Novel?

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/06/2016

Delve into the world of the graphic novel. What makes a great graphic novel? How are characters important? What is a setting? What comes first: text or pictures? Using great examples from past and present, this book explains clearly what is meant by a graphic novel, then prompts children to create their own!

What is a Novel?

What is a Novel?

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/06/2016

Delve into literature and discover exactly what a novel is. What makes a great novel? How are characters important? What is a setting? Using great examples from past and present, this book explains clearly what is meant by a novel, then prompts children to write their own!

My First Bible Stories: Noah's Ark

My First Bible Stories: Noah's Ark

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Board book Release Date: 01/04/2016

Introduce your little one to one of the best-loved Bible stories: Noah and his ark. Learn how Noah built an ark, enjoy the beautiful animal illustrations, and understand the rainbow at the end of the story. With charming, bright illustrations, and all the favourite animals. A gentle introduction to a well-known and well-loved Bible story: the perfect Christening present!

Writing and Staging Funny Plays

Writing and Staging Funny Plays

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/03/2016

What makes people laugh? How can you write a funny play? How can you turn a hilarious script into a side-splitting production?

Writing and Staging Adventure Plays

Writing and Staging Adventure Plays

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/03/2016

What makes a play exciting or mysterious? How can you write plays full of tension? How can you turn a page-turning script into an edge-of-your-seat production?

Writing and Staging Real-life Plays

Writing and Staging Real-life Plays

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/03/2016

Which real-life stories would make a good play? How can you write a played based on something that has actually happened? How can you turn an interesting story into an unmissable production?

Writing and Staging Myths and Legends

Writing and Staging Myths and Legends

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/03/2016

What are myths and legends? How can you write plays that make myths and legends come to life? How can you turn a story full of famous characters into a fresh and exciting production?

I Am Here! Level 3 (Kg)

I Am Here! Level 3 (Kg)

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/02/2016

Collins Arabic Big Cat is a guided reading series for ages 3 to 11. The series is structured with reference to the learning progression of Arabic at nursery and primary schools researched especially for Collins. This carefully graded approach allows children to build up their reading knowledge of Arabic step by step. Level 3 books introduce the concept of the `story', and include simple phonic sounds and very high-frequency words with simple spellings. It's fun to draw your own portrait! Follow one girl as she shows how she can make her own self-portrait with collage materials in this instruction book by Charlotte Guillain. Children can recap the stages and check understanding at the end of the story. Lively and engaging illustrations to keep children interested.

Stories of the Struggle for the Vote Votes for Women!

Stories of the Struggle for the Vote Votes for Women!

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/02/2016

Women used to have few rights. All the important decisions in their lives were made by men. They could not vote and give their opinion on who should run the country. By the middle of the 19th century, more and more women were starting to ask why not? These are the stories of five trailblazers who achieved amazing things in difficult circumstances: Elizabeth Cady Stanton began campaigning for women's rights when she was refused entry to a convention because she was a women. Susan B Anthony cast her vote knowing she'd be arrested. Clementina Black organized a strike at a factory that paid women low wages. Carrie Chapman Catt travelled the world promoting the need for women's suffrage. Emmeline Pankhurst led a march along Downing Street in London, petitioning the vote for women. Many of the rights women have today are down to their actions. They helped change society's image of women forever.

Along the Silk Road

Along the Silk Road

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/01/2016

Describes the Silk Road, including its location, geography, and use as a trade route.

Properties of Light and Sound

Properties of Light and Sound

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/01/2016

Explains the basic properties of light and sound.

Moon Phases

Moon Phases

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/01/2016

Describes the different phases of the moon.

Project X CODE Extra: Gold Book Band, Oxford Level 9: CODE Control: Why We Need Code

Project X CODE Extra: Gold Book Band, Oxford Level 9: CODE Control: Why We Need Code

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/01/2016

Project X CODE Extra introduces more exciting adventure stories and stimulating non-fiction texts into the Project X CODE series. Find out about computers and the code that controls them in this CODE Control zone non-fiction book . In line with the phonic, vocabulary and comprehension progression in Project X CODE, this book is ideal for additional practice outside of the core intervention sessions and for introducing children to non-fiction texts.

Project X CODE Extra: Gold Book Band, Oxford Level 9: Marvel Towers: Amazing Architecture

Project X CODE Extra: Gold Book Band, Oxford Level 9: Marvel Towers: Amazing Architecture

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/01/2016

Project X CODE Extra introduces more exciting adventure stories and stimulating non-fiction texts into the Project X CODE series. Find out what inspired the world's most strange and stunning structures in this fascinating non-fiction book in the Marvel Towers zone. In line with the phonic, vocabulary and comprehension progression in Project X CODE, this book is ideal for additional practice outside of the core intervention sessions and for introducing children to non-fiction texts.

What is Instructional Writing?

What is Instructional Writing?

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/08/2015

Learn all about what makes great instructional writing. This book looks at what it is, examples in the real world, how to use it, and how you can write your own.

What is Informational Writing?

What is Informational Writing?

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/08/2015

Learn all about what makes great informational writing. This book looks at what it is, examples in the real world, how to use it, and how you can write your own.

What is Literary Non-fiction?

What is Literary Non-fiction?

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/08/2015

Learn all about what makes great literary non-fiction. This book looks at what it is, examples in the real world, how to use and enjoy it, and how you can write your own.

What is Persuasive Writing?

What is Persuasive Writing?

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/08/2015

Learn all about what makes great persuasive writing. This book looks at what it is, examples in the real world, how to use it, and how you can write your own.

Animal Life Stories Pack A of 3

Animal Life Stories Pack A of 3

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/08/2015

Each book in this series tells the life story of a different animal, using simple, concise text and stunning photographs. Read them to discover the unique life cycles and metamorphoses undergone by these fascinating insects and amphibians as they change from eggs to larvae to fully grown adults. Animals covered in the series include butterflies, ladybirds, frogs, and salamanders.

Connect with Text Pack B of 4

Connect with Text Pack B of 4

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/08/2015

Learn all about the types on non-fiction writing. This series looks at the the features of different types, how to use them and enjoy them, examples in the real world, as well as how to write your own engaging, effective pieces.

Life Story of a Frog

Life Story of a Frog

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/07/2015

This book tells the life story of a frog, using simple, concise text and stunning photographs. Read it to discover the unique life cycle and metamorphosis undergone by this fascinating amphibian as it changes from an egg to a tadpole to a fully grown adult frog.

Living in the Wild: Big Cats Pack A of 5

Living in the Wild: Big Cats Pack A of 5

Author: Charlotte Guillain, Claire Throp, Anna Claybourne Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/07/2015

These books focus on fascinating big cats and their habitats. Each title includes information and classification, habitats, adaptation, food chains/webs, behavior, and intelligence. They also include coverage of environmental issues, such as climate change and other threats to habitats. Attractively illustrated with large, top-quality photographs and artworks. Fun, high-interest and thought-provoking nuggets run alongside the appropriate curriculum content main text will keep the reader interested and eager to read on.

Life Story of a Salamander

Life Story of a Salamander

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/07/2015

This book tells the life story of a salamander, using simple, concise text and stunning photographs. Read it to discover the unique life cycle and metamorphosis undergone by this fascinating amphibian as it changes from an egg to a fully grown adult.

Pumas

Pumas

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/06/2015

Here's an animal lover's one-stop source for in-depth information on pumas! What do they eat? How do they behave? Are they at risk? This book also includes loads of fun and fascinating facts about pumas, as well as maps, charts, and wonderful photographs of these agile creatures.

Connect with Text Pack A of 4

Connect with Text Pack A of 4

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/06/2015

Delve into literature and discover the different genres in fiction. Using engaging examples from past and present, this book explains clearly what is meant by the different genres, then prompts children to write their own pieces!

Extreme Athletes True Stories of Amazing Sporting Adventurers

Extreme Athletes True Stories of Amazing Sporting Adventurers

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/04/2015

This book tells the stories of adventurers who have braved danger and the toughest physical challenges in the name of sport, from marathon swimmers to extreme snowboarders. Find out about the courage and skill of sporting trailblazers, and whether you've got what it takes to be an ultimate adventurer.

Spreading the Word: William Caxton and Tim Berners-Lee Band 11/Lime

Spreading the Word: William Caxton and Tim Berners-Lee Band 11/Lime

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/04/2015

When William Caxton brought the printing press to England in 1475 he changed the lives of thousands of people, putting reading and education within their reach for the first time. When Tim Berners-Lee invented the Internet over five hundred years later, he changed the world all over again. * Lime/Band 11 books have longer sentence structures and a greater use of literary language. * Text type - A dual biography. * Curriculum links - History: `the lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements. Some should be used to compare aspects of life in different periods [for example, ... William Caxton and Tim Berners-Lee]. * Place the two lives in context with a visual timeline on pages 22-23.

Great Explorers: Christopher Columbus and Neil Armstrong Band 09/Gold

Great Explorers: Christopher Columbus and Neil Armstrong Band 09/Gold

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/04/2015

In the 15th century, Christopher Columbus found new lands on the other side of the world. Four hundred years later, Neil Armstrong walked on the moon. Both men were great explorers. Discover their stories here. * Gold/Band 9 fiction books offer developing readers literary language and stories with distinctive characters. * Text type - A dual biography. * History: `the lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements. Some should be used to compare aspects of life in different periods [for example, ... Christopher Columbus and Neil Armstrong]. * Place the two lives in context with a visual timeline on pages 22-23.

Get Drawing!

Get Drawing!

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/02/2015

This title teaches readers how to stop dreaming about becoming an artist and take steps to make their dreams come true! Helpful tips for finding inspiration, keeping a sketchbook, and always thinking creatively will help your readers open their own gallery in no time! An activity at the end of the book encourages readers to stage their own gallery show at home.

Dream It, Do It!

Dream It, Do It!

Author: Charlotte Guillain, Mary Colson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/02/2015

This series teaches readers how to stop dreaming about their favorite career and take steps to make their dreams come true! Helpful tips for finding inspiration, recording their ideas, and always thinking creatively will help your readers get started in no time! An activity at the end of each book encourages readers to make their dreams a reality.

What is a Poem?

What is a Poem?

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/02/2015

Delve into literature and discover exactly what a poem is. What makes a great poem? How does rhyme work? What is a shape poem? Can poems be funny? Using great examples from past and present, this book explains clearly what is meant by poetry, then prompts children to write their own!

What is a Novel?

What is a Novel?

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/02/2015

Delve into literature and discover exactly what a novel is. What makes a great novel? How are characters important? What is a setting? Using great examples from past and present, this book explains clearly what is meant by a novel, then prompts children to write their own!

What is a Graphic Novel?

What is a Graphic Novel?

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/02/2015

Delve into the world of the graphic novel. What makes a great graphic novel? How are characters important? What is a setting? What comes first: text or pictures? Using great examples from past and present, this book explains clearly what is meant by a graphic novel, then prompts children to create their own!

What is a Short Story?

What is a Short Story?

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/02/2015

Delve into literature and discover exactly what a short story is. What makes a great short story? How are characters important? What is a setting? Using great examples from past and present, this book explains clearly what is meant by a short story, then prompts children to write their own!

Get Writing!

Get Writing!

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/01/2015

This title teaches readers how to stop dreaming about becoming an writer and take steps to make their dreams come true! Helpful tips for finding inspiration, keeping an ideas journal and always thinking creatively will help your readers publish their own book in no time! An activity at the end of the book encourages readers to make a finished book to share with friends.

The Foolish, Timid Rabbit An Indian Folk Tale

The Foolish, Timid Rabbit An Indian Folk Tale

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/10/2014

Each book in this beautifully illustrated series presents a different folk tale from around the world. This book tells the story of the Foolish, Timid Rabbit, a traditional Indian folk tale. In it, the animals learn that you should always remember to think for yourself before you believe a rumour or follow a crowd.

The Unhappy Stonecutter A Japanese Folk Tale

The Unhappy Stonecutter A Japanese Folk Tale

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/10/2014

Each book in this beautifully illustrated series presents a different folk tale from around the world. This book tells the story of the Unhappy Stonecutter, a traditional Japanese folk tale. In it, a simple stonecutter learns that you should count your blessings and be grateful for what you already have, instead of always wanting more!

The Tree of Life An Amazonian Folk Tale

The Tree of Life An Amazonian Folk Tale

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/10/2014

Each book in this beautifully illustrated series presents a different folk tale from around the world. This book tells the story of the Tree of Life, a traditional Amazonian folk tale. In it, the people of an Amazonian village learn the importance of looking after nature and the dangers of being too greedy.

Finn MacCool and the Giant's Causeway An Irish Folk Tale

Finn MacCool and the Giant's Causeway An Irish Folk Tale

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/10/2014

Each book in this beautifully illustrated series presents a different folk tale from around the world. This book tells the story of Finn MacCool and the Giant's Causeway, a traditional Irish folk tale. In it, the giant Finn MacCool learns the importance of thinking before acting, and that very often brains can beat brute strength!

Why the Spider Has Long Legs An African Folk Tale

Why the Spider Has Long Legs An African Folk Tale

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Big book Release Date: 09/10/2014

Each book in this beautifully illustrated series presents a different folk tale from around the world. This book tells the story of why the spider has long legs, a traditional African folk tale. In it, Anansi the spider learns that you usually have to work to get the things that you want, and that it is never a good idea to be too greedy!

Project X Origins: Grey Book Band, Oxford Level 12: Myths and Legends: Silas Greenshield's Guide to Bunyips, Boggarts and Other Beasts

Project X Origins: Grey Book Band, Oxford Level 12: Myths and Legends: Silas Greenshield's Guide to Bunyips, Boggarts and Other Beasts

Author: Charlotte Guillain 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. My name is Silas Greenshield and I am the last beast hunter. No matter what you have been told mythical creatures are real and are all around us. This is my guide to tracking them but take care these beasts bite! 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.

Amazing Elephants

Amazing Elephants

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/08/2014

How big can elephants grow? How do elephants communicate over long distances? How well can elephants remember? This title takes a fun look at elephants through engaging photos and lively text.

Animal Abilities Pack A of 6

Animal Abilities Pack A of 6

Author: Charlotte Guillain, Anna Claybourne Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/08/2014

This series offers a fun and original look at some of the world's cleverest and most interesting animals-from man's best friend, to man's worst pest. In Animal Abilities, readers will discover the special abilities that these amazing animals have adapted to help them survive in their wild environment, what humans have trained them to do using their special skills and intelligence, and where their abilities are vastly superior to our own. The book also looks at how we have used technology to recreate these abilities.

Animal Life Stories Pack A of 3

Animal Life Stories Pack A of 3

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/07/2014

Each book in this series tells the life story of a different animal, using simple, concise text and stunning photographs. Read them to discover the unique life cycles and metamorphoses undergone by these fascinating insects and amphibians as they change from eggs to larvae to fully grown adults. Animals covered in the series include butterflies, ladybirds, frogs, and salamanders.

Life Story of a Salamander

Life Story of a Salamander

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/07/2014

This book tells the life story of a salamander, using simple, concise text and stunning photographs. Read it to discover the unique life cycle and metamorphosis undergone by this fascinating amphibian as it changes from an egg to a fully grown adult.

Life Story of a Butterfly

Life Story of a Butterfly

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/07/2014

This book tells the life story of a butterfly, using simple, concise text and stunning photographs. Read it to discover the unique life cycle and metamorphosis undergone by this fascinating insect as it changes from an egg to a caterpillar to a beautiful butterfly.

Life Story of a Frog

Life Story of a Frog

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/07/2014

This book tells the life story of a frog, using simple, concise text and stunning photographs. Read it to discover the unique life cycle and metamorphosis undergone by this fascinating amphibian as it changes from an egg to a tadpole to a fully grown adult frog.

Shocking Sharks

Shocking Sharks

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/07/2014

Why do sharks have so many teeth? Can a shark really smell a drop of blood in the ocean from a long way away? How does a shark stay hidden from its enemies? This title takes a fun look at sharks through engaging photos and lively text.

Mighty Lions

Mighty Lions

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/07/2014

Why do lions roar? Which lion does most of the hunting? Why do some lions grow a mane? This title takes a fun look at lions through engaging photos and lively text.

Soaring Eagles

Soaring Eagles

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/07/2014

How high up do golden eagles build their nests? Can a golden eagle really spot its prey from miles away? How does a golden eagle catch its prey? This title takes a fun look at golden eagles through engaging photos and lively text.

Bats

Bats

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/07/2014

This series offers a fun and original look at some of the world's cleverest and most interesting animals-from man's best friend, to man's worst pest. In Bats, readers will discover the special abilities that these amazing animals have adapted to help them survive in their wild environment, what humans have trained them to do using their special skills and intelligence, and where their abilities are vastly superior to our own. The book also looks at how we have used technology to recreate bats' abilities.

Dogs

Dogs

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/07/2014

This series offers a fun and original look at some of the world's cleverest and most interesting animals-from man's best friend, to man's worst pest. In Dogs, readers will discover the special abilities that these amazing animals have adapted to help them survive in their wild environment, what humans have trained them to do using their special skills and intelligence, and where their abilities are vastly superior to our own. The book also looks at how we have used technology to recreate dogs' abilities.

Elephants

Elephants

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/07/2014

This series offers a fun and original look at some of the world's cleverest and most interesting animals-from man's best friend, to man's worst pest. In Elephants, readers will discover the special abilities that these amazing animals have adapted to help them survive in their wild environment, what humans have trained them to do using their special skills and intelligence, and where their abilities are vastly superior to our own. The book also looks at how we have used technology to recreate elephants' abilities.

Animal Fairy Tales Pack B of 3

Animal Fairy Tales Pack B of 3

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/06/2014

In Animal Fairy Tales, beautiful illustrations and simple text retell classic fairy tales with a twist: all the characters are animals! This pack features the stories of Rumplesnakeskin, Ratpunzle, Cat and the Beanstalk, The Emperor Penguin's New Clothes, and Sleeping Badger.

Animal Family Albums Pack A of 4

Animal Family Albums Pack A of 4

Author: Charlotte Guillain, Paul Mason Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/02/2014

Animals come in all shapes and sizes, from giant draft horses down to tiny Chihuahuas. Join your animal guides for a trip through their family albums. You'll meet all sorts of interesting breeds along the way, and find out a few family secrets as well!

Rabbits

Rabbits

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/02/2014

Rabbits come in all shapes and sizes, from Continental Giants down to tiny dwarf rabbits. Join your rabbit guide for a trip through his family album. You'll meet all sorts of interesting breeds along the way, and find out a few family secrets as well!

Sleeping Badger

Sleeping Badger

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2014

In Animal Fairy Tales, beautiful illustrations and simple text retell classic fairy tales with a twist: all the characters are animals! This book, a retelling of Sleeping Beauty, tells the story of a badger princess who is stung by a wasp and falls asleep for one hundred years before being woken up by a kiss from a handsome prince!

Ratpunzel

Ratpunzel

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2014

In Animal Fairy Tales, beautiful illustrations and simple text retell classic fairy tales with a twist: all the characters are animals! This book, a retelling of Rapunzel, tells the story of a beautiful rat girl called Ratpunzel who is imprisoned in a tower by an evil cat before falling in love with a handsome prince!

Cat and the Beanstalk

Cat and the Beanstalk

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2014

In Animal Fairy Tales, beautiful illustrations and simple text retell classic fairy tales with a twist: all the characters are animals! This book, a retelling of Jack and the Beanstalk, tells the story of a kitten called Cat who sells his cat basket for some magic beans and then goes on an adventure up an awfully big beanstalk!

Rumplesnakeskin

Rumplesnakeskin

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Big book Release Date: 01/02/2014

In Animal Fairy Tales, beautiful illustrations and simple text retell classic fairy tales with a twist: all the characters are animals! This book, a retelling of Rumplestiltskin, tells the story of a beautiful squirrel called Sybil, a greedy king, and a very strange magical snake!

Cats

Cats

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/01/2014

Cats come in all shapes and sizes, from tigers down to tiny tabby kittens. Join your feline guide for a trip through his family album. You'll meet all sorts of interesting breeds along the way, and find out a few family secrets as well!

Extreme Animals Band 10 White/Band 16 Sapphire

Extreme Animals Band 10 White/Band 16 Sapphire

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/01/2014

Find out how several amazing animals have adapted to life in the world's toughest and most hostile places. This fascinating information book by Charlotte Guillain shows the extreme features the animals have developed to survive, and is packed with impressive photographs and facts. * Collins Big Cat Progress books are specifically designed for children at Key Stage 2 who have a Key Stage 1 reading level, giving them age-appropriate texts that they can read, building their confidence and fostering positive attitudes towards reading. * Text type: An information book * Curriculum links:

Islamic Culture

Islamic Culture

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/10/2013

Islamic Culture covers a vast array of subjects on Islamic culture -- from fine arts to ceremonies, from legends to the culture's global influence.

Bella the Storyteller

Bella the Storyteller

Author: Charlotte Guillain, Adam Guillian, Richard Watson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/07/2013

Bella loves telling stories and tells stories all the time, often when she should be doing other things. She tells stories during lunch, during lessons, when her brother is watching TV, and even when she should be brushing her teeth. One morning Bella wakes up and finds she has lost her voice and cannot tell any stories. Suddenly Bella has to listen to people and time to do things. Bella learns that it feels good to finish things and that people have interesting things to say.

Polar Regions

Polar Regions

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/07/2013

They're absolutely frigid and often dark. They're also impossibly beautiful and full of interesting life. If you had the chance to explore the Polar Regions, what would you need to know? What would you pack? And who would you want to come with you? This book gives you the knowledge you need to plan your adventure!

The Earth (Space Series - Arabic)

The Earth (Space Series - Arabic)

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/06/2013

Exploring Space introduces young learners to key features of the universe. Readers learn about planets, moons, stars, and space travel. The books' stunning photographs and illustrations, and short, informative text developed alongside reading experts, makes them irresistible for children, and particularly good reading practice for children who prefer fact to fiction. Also available in this series: The Moon/ ISBN: 9789992195499 The Sun/ ISBN: 9789992195468 Stars/ ISBN: 9789992195505 Planets/ ISBN: 9789992195482

Planets (Space Series)

Planets (Space Series)

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/06/2013

Exploring Space introduces young learners to key features of the universe. Readers learn about planets, moons, stars, and space travel. The books' stunning photographs and illustrations, and short, informative text developed alongside reading experts, makes them irresistible for children, and particularly good reading practice for children who prefer fact to fiction. Also available in this series: The Moon/ ISBN: 9789992195499 The Sun/ ISBN: 9789992195468 Earth/ ISBN: 9789992195475 Stars/ ISBN: 9789992195505

The Moon (Space Series - Arabic)

The Moon (Space Series - Arabic)

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/06/2013

Exploring Space introduces young learners to key features of the universe. Readers learn about planets, moons, stars, and space travel. The books' stunning photographs and illustrations, and short, informative text developed alongside reading experts, makes them irresistible for children, and particularly good reading practice for children who prefer fact to fiction. Also available in this series: The Sun/ ISBN: 9789992195468 Earth/ ISBN: 9789992195475 Stars/ ISBN: 9789992195505 Planets/ ISBN: 9789992195482

The Sun (Space Series - Arabic)

The Sun (Space Series - Arabic)

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/06/2013

Exploring Space introduces young learners to key features of the universe. Readers learn about planets, moons, stars, and space travel. The books' stunning photographs and illustrations, and short, informative text developed alongside reading experts, makes them irresistible for children, and particularly good reading practice for children who prefer fact to fiction. Also available in this series: The Moon/ ISBN: 9789992195499 Earth/ ISBN: 9789992195475 Stars/ ISBN: 9789992195505 Planets/ ISBN: 9789992195482

Stars (Space Series)

Stars (Space Series)

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/06/2013

Exploring Space introduces young learners to key features of the universe. Readers learn about planets, moons, stars, and space travel. The books' stunning photographs and illustrations, and short, informative text developed alongside reading experts, makes them irresistible for children, and particularly good reading practice for children who prefer fact to fiction. Also available in this series: The Moon/ ISBN: 9789992195499 The Sun/ ISBN: 9789992195468 Earth/ ISBN: 9789992195475 Planets/ ISBN: 9789992195482

The Last War Horses Band 07 Turquoise/Band 16 Sapphire

The Last War Horses Band 07 Turquoise/Band 16 Sapphire

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2013

Horses were important in World War 1 for many reasons. Find out what they did and how they helped in a war that cost the lives of so many humans and animals alike in this non-fiction book by Charlotte Guillain. * Collins Big Cat Progress books are specifically designed for children at Key Stage 2 who have a Key Stage 1 reading level, giving them age-appropriate texts that they can read, building their confidence and fostering positive attitudes towards reading. * Text type: A non-chronological report * Curriculum links: History * This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.

Blade Running Band 09 Gold/Band 12 Copper

Blade Running Band 09 Gold/Band 12 Copper

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2013

The Paralympic Games is one of the biggest sporting events in the world. In the 1990s a special blade was developed to replace prosthetic limbs and allow amputees to run races. Find out all about the development of and inspiration for this important element of the Paralympic Games in this photographic information book. * Collins Big Cat Progress books are specifically designed for children at Key Stage 2 who have a Key Stage 1 reading level, giving them age-appropriate texts that they can read, building their confidence and fostering positive attitudes towards reading. * Text type: A non-fiction book * Curriculum links: P.E. * This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.

Vietnam

Vietnam

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/03/2013

Vietnam 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.

The Kitten Who Cried Dog

The Kitten Who Cried Dog

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2013

In Animal Fairy Tales, beautiful illustrations and simple text retell classic fairy tales with a twist: all the characters are animals! This book tells the story of what happened when a very naughty kitten decided to start telling lies.

Little Red Riding Duck

Little Red Riding Duck

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Big book Release Date: 01/03/2013

In Animal Fairy Tails , beautiful illustrations and simple text retell classic fairy tales with a twist: all the characters are animals! This book tells the story of Little Red Riding Duck's encounter with a big bad wolf while on a visit to Grandma's house.

The Poodle and the Pea

The Poodle and the Pea

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Big book Release Date: 01/03/2013

In Animal Fairy Tails , beautiful illustrations and simple text retell classic fairy tales with a twist: all the characters are animals! This book tells the story of the Poodle and the Pea, in which a lost dog is revealed to be a princess after a servant has a good idea.

Pandarella

Pandarella

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Big book Release Date: 01/03/2013

In Animal Fairy Tails , beautiful illustrations and simple text retell classic fairy tales with a twist: all the characters are animals! This book tells the story of how a panda called Pandarella escaped her life of cleaning up after her two ugly step-gorillas, and fell in love with a handsome prince.

Maurice Sendak

Maurice Sendak

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/02/2013

Introduce students to Maurice Sendak, the author of children's favourites like Where the Wild Things Are. This biography uses simple text structures and clear images to help readers learn about this amazing writer.

Vietnamese

Vietnamese

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/02/2013

This book looks at Vietnamese, and examines where it is spoken, who speaks it, what alphabet the language is written in, and other interesting facts. The book also includes introductions on how to say key phrases in Vietnamese, such as how to say hello and goodbye, or talk about your home, school, and family. A pronunciation guide at the back of the book explains how to pronounce the Vietnamese words used throughout the book.

Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/01/2013

Introduce students to Dr. Seuss, the author of children's favourites like Green Eggs and Ham. This biography uses simple text structures and clear images to help readers learn about this amazing writer.

My First Book of Transport

My First Book of Transport

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/09/2012

From red buses to rickshaws - this interactive book takes the reader all around the world looking at the different ways people get about. Book band: White Ideal for ages: 5+

Vietnamese

Vietnamese

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/01/2012

This book looks at Vietnamese, and examines where it is spoken, who speaks it, what alphabet the language is written in, and other interesting facts. The book also includes introductions on how to say key phrases in Vietnamese, such as how to say hello and goodbye, or talk about your home, school, and family. A pronunciation guide at the back of the book explains how to pronounce the Vietnamese words used throughout the book.

Olympic BMX Band 03 Yellow/Band 14 Ruby

Olympic BMX Band 03 Yellow/Band 14 Ruby

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/01/2012

Riding a BMX, or Bicycle Motocross, is very different to riding an ordinary road bike. Find out all the differences, the tricks, techniques and amazing skills that go into making a great Olympic BMX competitor, in this photographic non-fiction book. * Collins Big Cat Progress builds confidence, helping struggling pupils not only to read, but to love reading * Dual-banded books provide age-appropriate interest level material matched with a lower reading ability level * Every book is levelled by reading expert Cliff Moon to ensure precise, systematic, measurable progression to help close the ability gap * The books use a range of reading strategies: phonic, graphic, syntactic and contextual to build confident, accurate, fluent readers * Designed to build speaking and listening skills, as well as reading skills, the books are highly visual and include incredible illustrations and photographs * Every book has a Key Stage 2 look-and-feel to engage older pupils and avoid stigmatisation * Topics are relevant for children in years 3-6 and connected to the curriculum and framework objectives for these years to support inclusion * Progress titles contain a Reader Response page to encourage the pupil to respond to and recall what they have read. This offers an ideal opportunity to check comprehension * Ideas for Reading, written by primary literacy expert Gill Howell are included in the back of every book to help you support the reading needs of each child

This is Me! Band 00/Lilac

This is Me! Band 00/Lilac

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2011

It's fun to draw your own portrait! Follow one girl as she shows how she can make her own self-portrait with collage materials in this wordless instruction book by Charlotte Guillain. * Lilac/Band 0 books are wordless books that tell a story through pictures and are designed to develop understanding about how stories work. * Text type: A simple non-fiction book. * Children can recap the stages on pp.14-15 * Curriculum links: Art and Design: Self Portrait

Got It! Band 01b/Pink B

Got It! Band 01b/Pink B

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2011

Follow a young girl as she sets out to catch a crab, in this fun non-fiction book, written by Charlotte Guillain and brought to life by the illustrations of Ley Honor Roberts. This is a Pink B level/Band 1B book in the Collins Big Cat reading programme which offers simple, predictable text with familiar objects and actions for early readers. A simple non-fiction book, children can trace the sequence of events for catching the crab on pages 14-15. This book would link well with the knowledge and understanding of the world curriculum topics. This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader. Get Fit is one of the top 10 books found to be `easiest' to read - most accessible and appropriate for the reading level - in the 2019 What Kids are Reading report from Renaissance Learning. Other top 10 `easiest' books to read from the report include Bad Bat (9780007412891), No, Sid, No! (9780007421923), Sam and the Nut (9780007334995), The Magic Egg (9780007329182), Cat and Dog in a Mess (9780007235827), Cat and Dog in a Mess (9780007235827) and Get Fit (9780007421961).

A World of Minibeasts

A World of Minibeasts

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/08/2011

Introduce readers to the exciting world of bugs. Each title uses simple text and vibrant photographs to introduce one important bug feature or behaviour.

Fierce Fighters Pack A of 5

Fierce Fighters Pack A of 5

Author: Charlotte Guillain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/06/2011

This high interest series will offer an introduction to historical warfare and notable warriors from ancient history. Each title will focus on one group of ancient warriors, providing details about the weapons they used, the battles they fought and the geography they covered.

Who's Who in Olympic History 50 Names You Need to Know

Who's Who in Olympic History 50 Names You Need to Know

Author: Charlotte Guillain, Anita Ganeri, Chris Oxlade Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/10/2008

The Who's Who in ...? series is an indispensable source of information and ideas to support the study of biography and key figures across the curriculum. Each title contains biographies for 50 people who have made their mark on history. Colourful and accessible entries describe famous lives and legacies, including timelines, quotes, photographs and reliable, internet-linked lists of resources to explore.

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