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Franklin Watts - Author

Books by Franklin Watts

Reading Champion: Androcles and the Lion Independent Reading White 10

Reading Champion: Androcles and the Lion Independent Reading White 10

Author: Franklin Watts Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/02/2019

Androcles is a brave slave. One day he escapes from his master and hides in a cave, only for a terrifying Lion to come into the cave! Little does he realise the encounter with the Lion will in fact save his life ... Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Showtime!: The Entertainment Industry

Showtime!: The Entertainment Industry

Author: Franklin Watts Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/12/2018

Reading Champion: Androcles and the Lion Independent Reading White 10

Reading Champion: Androcles and the Lion Independent Reading White 10

Author: Franklin Watts Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/05/2018

Androcles is a brave slave. One day he escapes from his master and hides in a cave, only for a terrifying Lion to come into the cave! Little does he realise the encounter with the Lion will in fact save his life... Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Hey, You! Gordon Goat! Independent Reading Purple 8

Reading Champion: Hey, You! Gordon Goat! Independent Reading Purple 8

Author: Franklin Watts Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/04/2018

Gordon the Goat is on the hunt for a new home after a big digger tears away his old one. But no where he finds seems quite right ... Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Lazy Jack Independent Reading Purple 8

Reading Champion: Lazy Jack Independent Reading Purple 8

Author: Franklin Watts Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/04/2018

In this modern adaptation of an Old English story, Jack's mother orders her lazy son to find a job. But each job Jack tries seems to end in disaster... Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: A Crown for Lion Independent Reading Orange 6

Reading Champion: A Crown for Lion Independent Reading Orange 6

Author: Franklin Watts Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/04/2018

In this fun, animal story, Lion is looking for a crown - he wants everyone to know he is the king. The animals try many different things, but nothing seems to work... until Lion has a sneezing fit! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading: Orange stories are perfect for children aged 5+ who are reading at book band 6 (Orange) in classroom reading lessons.

Reading Champion: The Dog Show Independent Reading Purple 8

Reading Champion: The Dog Show Independent Reading Purple 8

Author: Franklin Watts Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/04/2018

Scamp is a playful dog. At the dog show, he tries all sorts of tricks ... but they don't go as planned! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: The Dog Show Independent Reading Purple 8

Reading Champion: The Dog Show Independent Reading Purple 8

Author: Franklin Watts Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/02/2018

Scamp is a playful dog. At the dog show, he tries all sorts of tricks ... but they don't go as planned! Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Hey, You! Gordon Goat! Independent Reading Purple 8

Reading Champion: Hey, You! Gordon Goat! Independent Reading Purple 8

Author: Franklin Watts Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/02/2018

Gordon the Goat is on the search for a new home, after a big digger tears away his old one. But nowhere he finds seems quite right ... Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Reading Champion: Lazy Jack Independent Reading Purple 8

Reading Champion: Lazy Jack Independent Reading Purple 8

Author: Franklin Watts Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/02/2018

In this modern adaptation of an Old English story, Jack's mother orders her lazy son to find a job. But each job Jack tries seems to end in disaster... Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

Civil War and Genocide

Civil War and Genocide

Author: Franklin Watts Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/01/2018

Since the end of the Second World War in 1945, most wars have been civil wars. This book considers how civil wars start, how they are funded and fought and the catastrophic effects they have on the civilians living in the countries involved. It also looks at the atrocities described as genocides, the attempts to destroy an ethnic, religious, national or racial group. It asks readers to think about what they can do to help victims and their families, such as supporting charities who help people to find sustainable ways of living in the aftermath of a civil war.

Global Pollution

Global Pollution

Author: Franklin Watts Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/01/2018

Humans are creating more pollution than ever before and this is threatening the balance of our planet and its perfect conditions for life. This book looks at the causes and effects of different types of pollution, considers the greenouse effect and what is being done to tackle climate change. It asks readers to think about what they can do to reduce pollution and live sustainably, for example by buying locally and being energy-wise.

The Children of Willesden Lane

The Children of Willesden Lane

Author: Franklin Watts, Lee Cohen Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/12/2017

The inspirational story of Lisa Jura's escape from Nazi-controlled Austria to England on the famed Kindertransport Fourteen-year-old Lisa Jura was a musical prodigy who hoped to become a concert pianist. But when Hitler's armies advanced on pre-war Vienna, Lisa's parents were forced to make a difficult decision. Able to secure passage for only one of their three daughters through the Kindertransport, they chose to send gifted Lisa to London for safety. As she yearned to be reunited with her family while she lived in a home for refugee children on Willesden Lane, Lisa's music became a beacon of hope. A memoir of courage, survival, and the power of music to uplift the human spirit, this compelling tribute to one special young woman and the lives she touched will both educate and inspire young readers. Based on a true story of a 14 year old girl Lisa Jura, who had to flee her home in Vienna and rebuild her life in London, the story brings home the reality of the Holocaust to readers aged 12 and up.

Reading Champion: I Like Red Independent Reading Pink 1B

Reading Champion: I Like Red Independent Reading Pink 1B

Author: Franklin Watts, Sue Graves Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/05/2017

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Pink 1B stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 1B (Pink) in classroom reading lessons. In this story, Max loves everything red - especially his favourite team!

Reading Champion: Play With Me Independent Reading Pink 1A

Reading Champion: Play With Me Independent Reading Pink 1A

Author: Franklin Watts, Barrie Wade Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/05/2017

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Pink 1A stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 1A (Pink) in classroom reading lessons. In this story, everyone is too busy to play... perhaps Dog can come to the rescue!

Reading Champion: I Like My Dad Independent Reading Pink 1A

Reading Champion: I Like My Dad Independent Reading Pink 1A

Author: Franklin Watts, Sue Graves Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/04/2017

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Pink 1A stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 1A (Pink) in classroom reading lessons. In this story, a boy shows us all the different ways his dad looks after him - and why he likes his dad so much.

Reading Champion: A Crown for Lion Independent Reading Orange 6

Reading Champion: A Crown for Lion Independent Reading Orange 6

Author: Franklin Watts Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/04/2017

In this fun, animal story, Lion is looking for a crown. He wants everyone to know he is the king. The animals try many different crowns, but they always go wrong. Then Lion has a sneezing fit... Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading: Orange stories are perfect for children aged 5+ who are reading at book band 6 (Orange) in classroom reading lessons.

Reading Champion: Dad Gets the Cat Independent Reading Pink 1A

Reading Champion: Dad Gets the Cat Independent Reading Pink 1A

Author: Franklin Watts, Sue Graves Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/01/2017

Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and a reading activity. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure. Independent Reading Pink 1A stories are perfect for children aged 4+ who are reading at book band 1A (Pink) in classroom reading lessons. In this story, Dad has to keep rescuing the cat. Will she ever learn her lesson?

The Story of Google

The Story of Google

Author: Franklin Watts Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/07/2013

Have you ever wondered why McDonald's or Coca-Cola are so successful? Why Microsoft seems to run the world? Or why Nike dominates the sportswear market? Find the answers to these questions in this fascinating series. A combination of lively text packed with information and full-colour photography takes the reader on a journey of discovery, past the hype and publicity, to a place where they are fully informed and able to make their own assessments.

Oxford Primary Atlas

Oxford Primary Atlas

Author: Franklin Watts Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/03/2011

The Oxford Primary Atlas is a clear, bright and informative atlas for all 7-11 year olds. This new edition includes up-to-date country data and easy-to-read colourful mapping, presented in an accessible visual layout based on research into how young children use maps. It features key curriculum themes such as landscapes, water, settlements, connections, and environments. It includes easy-to-use features such as learning statements to summarize each theme, focus panels to prompt independent or group enquiry, innovative grid codes to help children find places listed in the index, colourful photographs to aid children's understanding of map symbols, attractive artwork to provide a 'sense of place', and stimulating graphics to make large numbers easy to understand. This new edition of the Oxford Primary Atlas, specially written to support the requirements of primary geography at Key Stage 2, and incorporating the most popular features of the bestselling Oxford Junior Atlas, uses simple, clear mapping and colourful illustration to create a stimulating and informative atlas for all 7-11 year olds. The Oxford Primary Atlas is also accompanied by the Activity Book for independent work to develop map literacy skills, and the e-Atlas CD-ROM for whole class display on interactive whiteboard.

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