Jillian Powell - Author

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Books by Jillian Powell

Reading Planet - Yasha and Baba - Yellow: Rocket Phonics

Reading Planet - Yasha and Baba - Yellow: Rocket Phonics

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/02/2019

Yasha is sent to visit wicked Baba Yaga, who lives in the woods. Along the way she helps a gate with a rusty bolt, and a very hungry cat and dog. Will they repay her kindness when Yasha finds herself in trouble? Yasha and Baba is part of the Rocket Phonics range from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Rocket Phonics offers fully decodable phonics books for Pink A to Orange band that help children build a firm foundation in word reading. Children will practise their phonic skills in context and develop their comprehension skills. 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 - Leo the Lion Keeper - Orange: Rocket Phonics

Reading Planet - Leo the Lion Keeper - Orange: Rocket Phonics

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/02/2019

Leo dreams of playing for his school football team, but thinks he is too tall to play. At the big match, the team's goalkeeper hurts his knee and cannot continue. Can Leo come to the rescue and will he ever get to do his victory dance? Leo the Lion Keeper is part of the Rocket Phonics range from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Rocket Phonics offers fully decodable phonics books for Pink A to Orange band that help children build a firm foundation in word reading. Children will practise their phonic skills in context and develop their comprehension skills. 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

In the Net! Band 01b/Pink B

In the Net! Band 01b/Pink B

Author: Jillian Powell, Steve Lumb Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/12/2018

Interested in football? This photographic non-fiction book looks at all the different football skills needed to play the game, score and win. * Pink/1B - A simple non-fiction book * Text type: Non-fiction * Focus phonemes: i, c, a, n, p, ck, t, k, o, d, r, u, g, e, s * Pictures of all the individual skills on pages 14-15 help children to recap what they've read and provide a wealth of speaking and listening opportunities

Reading Planet - Bugs in Bed - Pink B: Rocket Phonics

Reading Planet - Bugs in Bed - Pink B: Rocket Phonics

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/06/2018

Rocket Phonics reading books are fully decodable phonics books allowing children to practise their phonic skills in context, developing emerging reading skills. Dad and Tom are on a camping trip. Tom helps Dad set up the tent but when Dad tugs too hard, the tent top rips! That night, annoying little bugs get into the gap and buzz around. Can Tom fix the hole? Reading age: 4-5 years

Reading Planet - Jamila's Test - Red A: Rocket Phonics

Reading Planet - Jamila's Test - Red A: Rocket Phonics

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/06/2018

Rocket Phonics reading books are fully decodable phonics books allowing children to practise their phonic skills in context, developing emerging reading skills. To become the next Sultana, Jamila must pass a test. Before she goes to bed, the Sultan places a speck of dust under her mattresses and quilts. Will Jamila be able to get any sleep and will she pass the test? Reading age: 4-5 years

Project X Origins: Purple Book Band, Oxford Level 8: London's Smelly Story

Project X Origins: Purple Book Band, Oxford Level 8: London's Smelly Story

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/02/2018

What did London smell like in the past? Learn about key historical events and discover the greatest stinks in the city's history in London's Smelly Story! 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. Each book contains inside cover notes that highlight challenge words, prompt questions and a range of follow-up activities to support children in their reading.

Reading Champion: At the Skate Park Independent Reading Red 2

Reading Champion: At the Skate Park Independent Reading Red 2

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/01/2018

Reading Champion is a book banded reading programme for independent reading offering fantastic, original stories accompanied by engaging artwork. Each book has been carefully levelled making it easy to match to a child's reading ability and fully supports reading for pleasure. In this story, Pip and Dan head to the skate park - but who will end up laughing and who will end up flat on their face? A perfectly pitched story for children aged 3-5 starting to learn to read alone or support to those reading book band red 2 in the classroom.

Reading Champion: At the Skate Park Independent Reading Red 2

Reading Champion: At the Skate Park Independent Reading Red 2

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/07/2017

Reading Champion is a book banded reading programme for independent reading offering fantastic, original stories accompanied by engaging artwork. Each book has been carefully levelled making it easy to match to a child's reading ability and fully supports reading for pleasure. In this story, Pip and Dan head to the skate park - but who will end up laughing and who will end up flat on their face? A perfectly pitched story for children aged 3-5 starting to learn to read alone or support to those reading book band red 2 in the classroom.

Discover Through Craft: China and the Shang Dynasty

Discover Through Craft: China and the Shang Dynasty

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/07/2017

What do you know about the Shang Dynasty? Explore the incredible history of China during this time and find out how people lived, worked, created and celebrated in this fascinating period in history. The Shang were famous for their bronze artefacts and they were very advanced in the arts, writing, warfare and culture at the time. Craft activities support and enhance each section to bring what you've read to life. Part of the series Discover Through Craft. Twelve books that explore key curriculum topics using a mixture of activities, quizzes, facts and crafts. For children aged 7-9.

Discover Through Craft: The Maya

Discover Through Craft: The Maya

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/07/2017

What do you know about the Maya people? Explore the incredible history of South America during this time and find out how Maya people lived, worked, created and celebrated in this fascinating period in history. Discover the pyramids that they buried their dead in, the gods and goddesses they worshiped and how they fought, farmed and communicated. Craft activities support and enhance each section to bring what you've read to life. Part of the series Discover Through Craft. Twelve books that explore key curriculum topics using a mixture of activities, quizzes, facts and crafts. For children aged 7-9.

Discover Through Craft: Rainforests

Discover Through Craft: Rainforests

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/04/2017

What is a rainforest? Do you know the difference between a tropical rainforest and a temperate rainforest? Explore the amazing variety of plants and animals that call rainforests around the world home and find out how they are adapted to survive there. From giant trees and carnivorous plants to monkeys, birds, frogs and minibeasts. Discover why we need to protect these rich habitats from deforestation and why they are called the 'lungs of the world'. Part of the series Discover Through Craft. Six books that explore key curriculum topics using a mixture of activities, quizzes, facts and crafts. For children aged 7-9.

Discover Through Craft: Weather and Seasons

Discover Through Craft: Weather and Seasons

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/02/2017

What is weather? Why do we have seasons? Explore the amazing variety of weather that can be experienced on our planet and why the seasons are so important for life on Earth. From beautiful sunny days to raging storms; from the blossoming of life in spring to the cold, icy winter, this book explains why the planet needs to undergo all of these changes throughout the year. Part of the series Discover Through Craft. Six books that explore key curriculum topics using a mixture of activities, quizzes, facts and crafts. For children aged 7-9.

Discover Through Craft: The Maya

Discover Through Craft: The Maya

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/11/2016

What do you know about the Maya people? Explore the incredible history of South America during this time and find out how Maya people lived, worked, created and celebrated in this fascinating period in history. Discover the pyramids that they buried their dead in, the gods and goddesses they worshiped and how they fought, farmed and communicated. Craft activities support and enhance each section to bring what you've read to life. Part of the series Discover Through Craft. Twelve books that explore key curriculum topics using a mixture of activities, quizzes, facts and crafts. For children aged 7-9.

Discover Through Craft: China and the Shang Dynasty

Discover Through Craft: China and the Shang Dynasty

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/10/2016

What do you know about the Shang Dynasty? Explore the incredible history of China during this time and find out how people lived, worked, created and celebrated in this fascinating period in history. The Shang were famous for their bronze artefacts and they were very advanced in the arts, writing, warfare and culture at the time. Craft activities support and enhance each section to bring what you've read to life. Part of the series Discover Through Craft. Twelve books that explore key curriculum topics using a mixture of activities, quizzes, facts and crafts. For children aged 7-9.

A History of Britain Through Art

A History of Britain Through Art

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/10/2016

This book discusses the history of Britain, from ancient settlements right up to our own times. Some of the pictures show momentous events such as the invasion of England by William the Conqueror or the Battle of Britain, which has shaped the history of the country. Other pictures reflect the life of a nation, such as the splendid architecture of a medieval cathedral, the Fire of London and travel in a Victorian omnibus. This approach provides an insight into the history of Britain as seen through the eyes of artists.

Oxford Reading Tree inFact: Oxford Level 2: Big Animal Vet

Oxford Reading Tree inFact: Oxford Level 2: Big Animal Vet

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/09/2016

Follow a vet as he travels around in his helicopter, looking after sick and injured animals on an African wildlife reserve. Children can meet elephants and lions, and learn how vets play a key role in looking after even the biggest animals. This book combines photography with delightful illustrations. Oxford Reading Tree inFact is a compelling non-fiction series that aims to engage children in reading for pleasure as powerfully as fiction does. The series includes 36 titles which are all phonically decodable, with some high-interest topic words to develop vocabulary and impart knowledge. The imaginative approach and variety of intriguing topics mean there are books to interest every child. The books are carefully levelled, making it easy to match every reader to the right book.

Danny the Champion of the World

Danny the Champion of the World

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 01/09/2016

Read & Respond has been fully updated with new content. Itprovides teachers with a wealth of resources to teach Danny the Champion of the World. Notes and activities reflect the changes in the new Curriculum and include shared texts, guided reading notes, reading activities, speaking and listening activities, writing projects and assessment guidance. The CD-ROM contains interactive activities.

Caribbean Carnival Band 13/Topaz

Caribbean Carnival Band 13/Topaz

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/05/2016

Wear a bright costume, bang a drum, dance and sing. Come and join the carnival as the Caribbean islands celebrate in style! * Topaz/Band 13 books offer longer and more demanding reads for children to investigate and evaluate. * An information book. * Curriculum Links: Geography

Greatest Inventions of All Time

Greatest Inventions of All Time

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2016

What would we do without the inventions that we use every day? When did they come into being? Who first conceived of them, and how did they become a reality? The Greatest Inventions of All Time uses original and contemporaneous material from The National Archives to look at some of the most important inventions of all time, and how they came into being. The book delves into the original sources that tell us about inspirational inventors and their inventions. Revealing the mind-boggling capacity for human resourcefulness, it uses documents such as inventors' correspondence, patents, sketches and photographs to tell the stories behind some of the objects we use on a daily basis.

Project X CODE Extra: Yellow Book Band, Oxford Level 3: Galactic Orbit: My Mars Trip

Project X CODE Extra: Yellow Book Band, Oxford Level 3: Galactic Orbit: My Mars Trip

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/03/2016

Project X CODE Extra introduces more exciting adventure stories and stimulating non-fiction texts into the Project X CODE series. Come on a trip to Mars in this non-fiction book in the Galactic Orbit zone! What will we find on the red planet? 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: Green Book Band, Oxford Level 5: Shark Dive: The Deadly Depths

Project X CODE Extra: Green Book Band, Oxford Level 5: Shark Dive: The Deadly Depths

Author: Jillian Powell 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. What is the most deadly living thing in the sea? Come for a dive and find out in this Shark Dive 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.

Holes

Holes

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/01/2016

Read & Respond has been fully updated with new content. Itprovides teachers with a wealth of resources to teach Holes. Notes and activities reflect the changes in the new Curriculum and include shared texts, guided reading notes, reading activities, speaking and listening activities, writing projects and assessment guidance. The CD-ROM contains interactive activities. Digging a hole in the desert sun each day is the way to turn a bad boy into a good boy. But is that all there is to it - or must Stanley dig up the truth? This celebrated modern classic by Louis Sachar asks vital questions about fate, meaning, hope and survival. It's ideal for generating classroom discussion, and especially good for boys.

Hattie the Dancing Hippo

Hattie the Dancing Hippo

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/09/2015

Kensuke's Kingdom

Kensuke's Kingdom

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/09/2015

Read & Respond has been fully updated with new content. Itprovides teachers with a wealth of resources to teach Kensuke's Kingdom. Notes and activities reflect the changes in the new 2014 Curriculum for England and include shared texts, guided reading notes, reading activities, speaking and listening activities, writing projects and assessment guidance. The CD-ROM contains interactive activities. Michael Morpurgo's vivid castaway story,Kensuke's Kingdom, explores powerful themes of love, loss, hope and redemption.

Hodder Cambridge Primary English: Work Book Stage 5

Hodder Cambridge Primary English: Work Book Stage 5

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/04/2015

Endorsed by Cambridge Assessment International Education The Cambridge Primary English course that is mindful of learners where English is not their first language. This Workbook has been designed for either homework or extension activities after the relevant pages in the Student's Book are completed. - Build on what has taken place in the lesson - Challenges students to develop their learning further - Ideal for homework or extension activities Free accompanying audio files for each Hodder Cambridge Primary English Learner's and Workbook for stages 1-6 Hodder Cambridge Primary English aids preparation for the Progression tests and Primary Checkpoint test and offers full coverage of the Cambridge Primary English curriculum frameworks for Stages 1-6. There is a Student's Book, Workbook and a Teacher's Pack available for each stage

Tiddlers: Little Owl

Tiddlers: Little Owl

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/01/2015

Little Owl is trying to learn to fly. Big Owl wants to help, but Little Owl won't stop looking down! The Tiddlers series features fun stories with a word count of fewer than 50 words for children who are just starting to read. A word list at the beginning of the story allows for a quick check of the reader's ability to read and understand words before reading, and a puzzle at the end of the story encourages rereading for pleasure.

Craft Box: Tudor Times

Craft Box: Tudor Times

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/11/2014

Each book in this delightful, child-friendly series focuses on a different period in history, from Ancient Egypt right up to World War 2. Children will love learning about each era, and then following the simple instructions to make useful or interesting objects from that time. Age-appropriate and accessible, the books are jam-packed with great ideas and perfect for use at home or in the classroom. In Craft Box: Tudor Times, you can learn how to make a Tudor rose, a masquerade mask, a jester's crown, a jester's stick, a tussie mussie, a model of a Tudor house, a ruff, a stained glass coat of arms, a Tudor cap, a ship's figurehead, a cup and ball and a peg doll! Fun facts on every spread give background information about the Tudor era and its people, from Kings and Queens and the Royal Court, to the lives of everyday people. A Further Information spread suggests age-appropriate websites and books, so children can go away and learn more about the Tudors. A glossary explains any tricky words, and will help to further increase children's knowledge and understanding of the era.

Craft Box: World War II

Craft Box: World War II

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/11/2014

Inspire children to get crafty by the make-do-and-mend attitude of World War II. Learn all about the ordinary people on the Home Front by making true-to-life artefacts such as a draught-stopper, an evacuee's suitcase and a gas mask. Then craft a Spitfire aeroplane, a pilot's goggles and some medals to learn all about the life of the soldiers during World War II. Packed to the brim with crafts and facts this book is full of original and exciting ideas for the home or school!

Craft Box: Ancient Romans

Craft Box: Ancient Romans

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/11/2014

Each book in this delightful, child-friendly series focuses on a different period in history, from Ancient Rome right up to World War 2. Children will love learning about each era, and then following the simple instructions to make useful or interesting objects from that time. Age-appropriate and accessible, the books are jam-packed with great ideas and perfect for use at home or in the classroom. In Craft Box: Ancient Romans, you can learn how to make a shield, a Janus mask, a dolphin mosaic, a Roman coin box, a bulla, a triumphal arch photo frame, a fresco, a Draco standard, a laurel wreath, a seal, a clay lamp and a sun dial! Fun facts on every spread give background information about Ancient Rome and its people, from the lives of emperors, to ordinary Romans and slaves. A Further Information spread suggests age-appropriate websites and books, so children can go away and learn more about the Romans. A glossary explains any tricky words, and will help to further increase children's knowledge and understanding of the era.

Craft Box: Ancient Egyptians

Craft Box: Ancient Egyptians

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/10/2014

Each book in this delightful, child-friendly series focuses on a different period in history, from Ancient Egypt right up to World War 2. Children will love learning about each era, and then following the simple instructions to make useful or interesting objects from that time. Age-appropriate and accessible, the books are jam-packed with great ideas and perfect for use at home or in the classroom. In Craft Box: Ancient Egyptians, you can learn how to make hieroglyphic stone, a Pharaoh's mask, an Egyptian headband, a scarab paperweight, an armlet, a fan, a lucky amulet, a wind chime, a papyrus scroll, a sarcophagus, an animal mummy and a lotus lantern! Fun facts on every spread give background information about Ancient Egypt and its people, from the lives of pharaoahs, to mummies and slaves. A Further Information spread suggests age-appropriate websites and books, so children can go away and learn more about the ancient Egyptians. A glossary explains any tricky words, and will help to further increase children's knowledge and understanding of the era.

Craft Box: Ancient Greeks

Craft Box: Ancient Greeks

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/10/2014

Each book in this delightful, child-friendly series focuses on a different period in history, from Ancient Egypt right up to World War 2. Children will love learning about each era, and then following the simple instructions to make useful or interesting objects from that time. Age-appropriate and accessible, the books are jam-packed with great ideas and perfect for use at home or in the classroom. In Craft Box: Ancient Greeks, you can learn how to make theatre masks, a a fish dish, a Medusa headdress, an Olympic torch, a perfume bottle, a golden wreath, a fibula, a Hoplite's shield, a Greek arm guard, a gable decoration, a discus and pan pipes! Fun facts on every spread give background information about Ancient Greece and its people, from food and everyday life to the Olympics and religion. A Further Information spread suggests age-appropriate websites and books, so children can go away and learn more about the ancient Greeks. A glossary explains any tricky words, and will help to further increase children's knowledge and understanding of the era.

Project X Origins: Dark Red Book Band, Oxford Level 18: A Super Sleuth's Manual

Project X Origins: Dark Red Book Band, Oxford Level 18: A Super Sleuth's Manual

Author: Jillian Powell 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. On a stormy night in February, Dame Gloria Glossop's million-pound necklace was stolen. Take on the case and see if you can solve the crime in this non-fiction book A Super Sleuth's Manual. 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: Brown Book Band, Oxford Level 9: Chocolate: The Chocolate Connection

Project X Origins: Brown Book Band, Oxford Level 9: Chocolate: The Chocolate Connection

Author: Jillian Powell 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. How many people does it take to make a chocolate bar? Quite a few, actually! Find out who helped make chocolate the tasty treat we love today in this non-fiction book The Chocolate Connection. 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.

Earth Cycles: Energy

Earth Cycles: Energy

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/09/2014

Energy looks at the ways that we create energy from many different sources, such as wind, water, fossil fuels, electricity, the Sun and food. It also explores why we need to save energy and how this is being done.

Hattie the Dancing Hippo

Hattie the Dancing Hippo

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback Release Date: 08/09/2014

Tall Tilly

Tall Tilly

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/09/2014

Tall Tilly Magpies Level 3

Tall Tilly Magpies Level 3

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/05/2014

Explore!: Fair Trade

Explore!: Fair Trade

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/04/2014

From chocolate and tea to flowers and cotton, discover the history of fair trade and its products. Learn what difference fair trade makes to the people producing the goods, what the ten princlples of fair trade are, and how fair trade practices affect the environment. Read an interview with a worker from a fair trade project in India, debate the issues surrounding fair trade, make a fair trade ice cream sundae and find out amazing fair trade stats and facts.

My Country: Egypt

My Country: Egypt

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/03/2014

What Happens When We Recycle: Metal

What Happens When We Recycle: Metal

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/03/2014

War Art Band 10 White/Band 17 Diamond

War Art Band 10 White/Band 17 Diamond

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/01/2014

This fascinating information book, written in conjunction with the Imperial War Museum, explores how and why artists created images of the First World War. Covering everything from recruitment posters and camouflage art to poignant sketches by artist-soldiers, this book will encourage children to both appreciate and interrogate artwork. * 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:

The First World War Band 11 Lime/Band 16 Sapphire

The First World War Band 11 Lime/Band 16 Sapphire

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/01/2014

This non-fiction book explores what it was like to live through the First World War, from life in the trenches and the weapons used on the battlefield, to the war effort at home and the role that children played. This title has been written in conjunction with the Imperial War Museum and includes fascinating photographs from their archives. * 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 recount * Curriculum links:

What Happens When We Recycle: Glass

What Happens When We Recycle: Glass

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/01/2014

This series takes readers on the journey a material takes when it is recycled, tracing its step-by-step route from when we finish with it, through the recycling process, to the new, recycled product. What Happens When We Recycle: Glass explains how glass is made and looks at the very many ways in which we use it. It then explores how it is collected, broken down and recycled and what new products are made with it. The book also includes tips on what readers can do to help recycle glass.

Craft Box: Tudor Times

Craft Box: Tudor Times

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/11/2013

Each book in this delightful, child-friendly series focuses on a different period in history, from Ancient Egypt right up to World War 2. Children will love learning about each era, and then following the simple instructions to make useful or interesting objects from that time. Age-appropriate and accessible, the books are perfect for use at home or in the classroom.

Craft Box: Ancient Romans

Craft Box: Ancient Romans

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/10/2013

Each book in this delightful, child-friendly series focuses on a different period in history, from Ancient Egypt right up to World War 2. Children will love learning about each era, and then following the simple instructions to make useful or interesting objects from that time. Age-appropriate and accessible, the books are jam-packed with exciting ideas perfect for use at home or in the classroom. In Ancient Romans, you can learn how to make a shield, a Janus mask, a dolphin mosaic, a Roman coin box, a bulla, a triumphal arch photo frame, a fresco, a Draco standard, a laurel wreath, a seal, a clay lamp and a sun dial!

My New: Friend

My New: Friend

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/10/2013

Using specially commissioned photography, this series introduces the reader to common new and first experiences. The choice of titles reflect the most common types of experiences. The series uses the perspective of another child to tell the 'story' of a particular experience and explores how they feel by the event. At the end, advice will be given to help deal with difficult situations such as feeling jealous because a new baby in the family is getting everyone's attention.

Rapid Stage 9 Set A: Bradley: My Super Secret School Diary

Rapid Stage 9 Set A: Bradley: My Super Secret School Diary

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2013

Rapid Stage 8 Set A: Star Struck: Backstage Horror

Rapid Stage 8 Set A: Star Struck: Backstage Horror

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2013

Rapid Stage 8 Set A: Star Struck: Festival Fever

Rapid Stage 8 Set A: Star Struck: Festival Fever

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2013

Rapid Stage 9 Set A: Bradley: My Highly Private Holiday Diary

Rapid Stage 9 Set A: Bradley: My Highly Private Holiday Diary

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2013

Bradley Hobbs is on holiday with his family and his friend Abby, but it is a disaster! It won't stop raining, Bradley's gran snores all night and Bradley can't even get a signal on his phone. Will this be the worst holiday ever? Read Bradley's holiday diary and a play about Bradley and Abby on their holiday, practise a poem about a rollercoaster ride and learn about some record-breaking rollercoasters! Stage 9A Reading age: 9 1/2 - 10 years Actual age: 9-11

How to Make a Camp Band 02a/Red a

How to Make a Camp Band 02a/Red a

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/09/2013

This photographic non-fiction book gives children simple instructions for how to build their own tent in the garden using a sheet, a rope and some rocks. * This photographic non-fiction book gives children simple instructions for how to build their own tent in the garden using a sheet, a rope and some rocks. * Red A/Band 2A books offer predictable text with familiar objects and actions, combined with simple story development. * Children can recap the stages of how to make a camp on pages 14-15. * Text type: An instruction text * Curriculum links: Art

Pin and Tuck It! Band 01b Pink B/Band 08 Purple

Pin and Tuck It! Band 01b Pink B/Band 08 Purple

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/09/2013

Look at a variety of historical dressing-up outfits as two children pin, tuck, tap, tug and tip the clothes and hats. *Collins Big Cat Phonics Progress books are specifically designed for struggling readers, giving them age-appropriate texts that they can read, building their confidence and fostering positive attitudes towards reading. This title has a text level of Band 1B / Pink B, which offers emergent readers simple, predictable text, and an interest level of Band 8 / Purple. *Text type: An information book *A simple pictorial summary with labels on pages 14 to 15 provides an opportunity to recap and discuss the information in the book. *Curriculum links: History

My New: Childminder

My New: Childminder

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/08/2013

Using specially commissioned photography, this series introduces the reader to common new and first experiences. The choice of titles reflect the most common types of experiences. The series uses the perspective of another child to tell the 'story' of a particular experience and explores how they feel by the event. At the end, advice will be given to help deal with difficult situations such as feeling jealous because a new baby in the family is getting everyone's attention.

Espresso: Ideas Box: Where You Live

Espresso: Ideas Box: Where You Live

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/06/2013

Join Sal, Ash, Scully and the rest of the Espresso team as they explore their local area. Discover how you can find out what is special about where you live, how it has changed and its famous connections. Plus make a map stick, create a picture quiz and much more! This book is part of the Espresso Ideas Box series, which have a wealth of information and ideas for exploring topics in a cross-curricular way. They are produced in association with Espresso Education, the leading digital curriculum service in the UK - used in over 10,000 primary schools.

Second World War: Secret Agent Band 06 Orange/Band 17 Diamond

Second World War: Secret Agent Band 06 Orange/Band 17 Diamond

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2013

It's 1941 and you are a secret agent for Great Britain. Find out what training and skills you need to ensure you achieve your mission and return home safely. This instruction book was written by Jillian Powell, with photos straight from the archives of the Imperial War Museum. * 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 report * Curriculum links: History

Bomber Command Band 08 Purple/Band 17 Diamond

Bomber Command Band 08 Purple/Band 17 Diamond

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2013

During the Second World War, bomber planes were used in combat. With photographs straight from the archives of the Imperial War Museum, discover what it was like to be a bomber pilot in preparation for a dangerous but important mission. * 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 report * Curriculum links: History

Clone Zone

Clone Zone

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/01/2013

Rubbish Ghost

Rubbish Ghost

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/01/2013

The Gruesome Truth About: The Vikings

The Gruesome Truth About: The Vikings

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/09/2012

Covering different historical eras, this informative series details all the topics one would expect to find in a history series, such as family life, food, religion, entertainment and warfare. But this book reveals all the bits of history that no one ever tells you about. From food, families and funerals to sport, superstitions and sacrifices, find out the grim, gory and grisly truth about the Vikings.

Espresso: Ideas Box: Chocolate

Espresso: Ideas Box: Chocolate

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/05/2012

Join Sal, Kim and the rest of the Espresso team to find out all about chocolate. Explore cacao farming, the chocolate trade and how chocolate is made. Plus make a chocolate pinata, find out about the science behind melting chocolate, try a chocolate recipe and much more! This book is part of the Espresso Ideas Box series, which have a wealth of information and ideas for exploring topics in a cross-curricular way. They are produced in association with Espresso Education, the leading digital curriculum service in the UK - used in over 10,000 primary schools.

BC NF Brown A/3C How Do Lobsters Stay Young? BC NF Brown A/3C How Do Lobsters Stay Young? NF Brown A/3c

BC NF Brown A/3C How Do Lobsters Stay Young? BC NF Brown A/3C How Do Lobsters Stay Young? NF Brown A/3c

Author: Jillian Powell 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

The Gruesome Truth About: The Aztecs

The Gruesome Truth About: The Aztecs

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/03/2012

Covering different historical eras, this informative series details all the topics one would expect to find in a history series, such as family life, food, religion, entertainment and warfare. However, it focuses on the most gruesome parts of these topics.

Puberty

Puberty

Author: Jillian Powell Format: eBook Release Date: 10/01/2012

Covering all aspects of puberty from physical changes and emotions to body image and eating disorders, Puberty offers support and advice on the complex changes you experience during puberty.

Animals in War Band 04 Blue/Band 17 Diamond

Animals in War Band 04 Blue/Band 17 Diamond

Author: Jillian Powell, The Imperial War Museum Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/01/2012

From pigeons and elephants to parachuting dogs - millions of animals helped in both world wars. This non-fiction book, with fascinating photographs from the archives of the Imperial War Museum, focuses on the animals that were involved and their bravery in the face of battle. * 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 book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader

Growing up in Wartime Band 05 Green/Band 17 Diamond

Growing up in Wartime Band 05 Green/Band 17 Diamond

Author: Jillian Powell, The Imperial War Museum Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/01/2012

Find out what life was like for the children growing up during World War II. With photographs straight from the archives of the Imperial War Museum, Jillian Powell looks at rationing, schooling and evacuation and how the daily lives of children were affected by the war. * 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 book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader

The Witches

The Witches

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/09/2011

Read & Respond: The Witches provides teachers with a wealth of resources to teach The Witches by Roald Dahl. Notes and activities reflect the way that teachers teach now and include shared texts, guided reading notes, reading activities, speaking and listening activities, writing projects and assessment guidance. The Witches is a classic Dahl tale where an orphaned boy and his grandmother battle the witches to stop their evil plan.

Stormbreaker

Stormbreaker

Author: Jillian Powell Format: CD-ROM Release Date: 05/05/2011

A wealth of resources on CD-ROM to enhance teachers work on 'Stormbreaker'. * Interactive text extracts to annotate with the class. * Non-fiction, cross-curricular photos and videos to put the story in context. * Author interviews or biography. * Interactive whiteboard activities.

Let's Go Camping Band 13/Topaz

Let's Go Camping Band 13/Topaz

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/01/2011

Have you ever been camping? Become an expert camper - find out how to read maps, set up camp, cook campfire food and even track wild-animals with this fun non-fiction information book. Stunning photographs and useful step-by-step drawings accompany the text. * Topaz/Band 13 books offer longer and more demanding reads for children to investigate and evaluate. * An information book. * Pages 30 and 31 outline the 'Dos' and 'Don'ts' of camping, allowing readers to recap information from the book. * Curriculum Links; Geography: Improving the Environment, Citizenship: Animals and Us * This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.

Looking at Countries: Great Britain

Looking at Countries: Great Britain

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/10/2010

What's it like to live in Great Britain? Looking at Countries takes you on a tour so you can find out about the landscape, the weather, the people and the places. With maps and large photos, this colourful series provides lots of information about countries around the world.

The Gruesome Truth About: The Egyptians

The Gruesome Truth About: The Egyptians

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/10/2010

Covering different historical eras, this informative series details all the topics one would expect to find in a history series, such as family life, food, religion, entertainment and warfare. However, it focuses on the most gruesome parts of these topics.

Realistic Stories for Ages 7-9

Realistic Stories for Ages 7-9

Author: Jillian Powell, Sylvia Clements Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 06/09/2010

This new edition provides Renewed Framework writing activities for every genre. Now with interactive resources on CD-ROM! * Inspire even the most reluctant writers with these creative resources. * Activities to teach your children crafting, drafting and editing, as recommended in _Grammar for Writing_. * Get interactive with on-screen writing activities, writing frames and more. * Develop their understanding of writing genres using example texts and invaluable definitions. * Quick-fire and week-long projects to fit into your day.

There's A Boy in the Girl's Bathroom

There's A Boy in the Girl's Bathroom

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback Release Date: 07/06/2010

A new title from the best-selling _Read & Respond_ series. * Differentiation advice and assessment guidance. * Plot, character and setting, speaking and listening activities. * Guided reading notes and texts for shared reading. * Extended writing projects.

Ghost Camp

Ghost Camp

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2010

Instruction Texts for Ages 5-7

Instruction Texts for Ages 5-7

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 03/05/2010

This new edition provides Renewed Framework writing activities for every genre. Now with interactive resources on CD-ROM! * Inspire even the most reluctant writers with these creative resources. * Activities to teach your children crafting, drafting and editing, as recommended in _Grammar for Writing_. * Get interactive with on-screen writing activities, writing frames and more. * Develop their understanding of writing genres using example texts and invaluable definitions. * Quick-fire and week-long projects to fit into your day.

Adventure Stories for Ages 9-11

Adventure Stories for Ages 9-11

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 01/02/2010

This new edition provides Renewed Framework writing activities for every genre. Now with interactive resources on CD-ROM! * Inspire even the most reluctant writers with these creative resources. * Activities to teach your children crafting, drafting and editing, as recommended in _Grammar for Writing_. * Get interactive with on-screen writing activities, writing frames and more. * Develop their understanding of writing genres using example texts and invaluable definitions. * Quick-fire and week-long projects to fit into your day.

How to Make a Sock Puppet Band 02a/Red a

How to Make a Sock Puppet Band 02a/Red a

Author: Jillian Powell, Steve Lumb Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/01/2010

Let's get creative and have fun! Get an old sock, some glue, marker pens and material and follow this simple instruction text to make your own cool frog or snake hand puppet. Photographically illustrated the lively, colourful images show each stage and each instruction clearly for children to follow. * Red A/Band 2A books offer predictable text with familiar objects and actions, combined with simple story development. * Text type: A simple instruction text. * Photographs of each instruction on pages 14-15 help children to recap each instruction. * Curriculum links: Creative Development

Pit Pat! Tip Tap! Band 01a/Pink a

Pit Pat! Tip Tap! Band 01a/Pink a

Author: Jillian Powell, Steve Lumb Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/01/2010

What different objects can children use during play? Find out in this photographic non-fiction book. * Pink/1A - A simple non-fiction book. * Text type: Non-fiction. * Focus phonemes: s, a, t, i, p, n, m, d. * Photos of each of the items on pages 14-15 help children to recap the book and provide a wealth of speaking and listening opportunities.

Skellig

Skellig

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/01/2010

A new title from the best-selling _Read & Respond_ series. * Differentiation advice and assessment guidance. * Plot, character and setting, speaking and listening activities. * Guided reading notes and texts for shared reading. * Extended writing projects.

Cage Boy

Cage Boy

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/01/2010

Start Reading: Rosie's Rides: Are We There Yet?

Start Reading: Rosie's Rides: Are We There Yet?

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2008

Start Reading is a new series of highly enjoyable books for beginning readers at KS1. They have been carefully graded to correspond to the Book Bands now widely used in schools. This enables readers to be sure that they choose books that match their own ability. There is very careful and gentle graduation from Band to Band. The books can be shared with an adult or read independently. They promote the enjoyment of reading through reading real, satisfying stories with a beginning, a middle and an end. Rosie's Rides is at Book Band 3 in the Start Reading series. Rosie is going on all sorts of Rides, rollercoaster rides, pony rides, jeep rides and train rides. All have their adventures.

The Food Museum

The Food Museum

Author: Jillian Powell, Alison Hawes Format: Paperback Release Date: 20/09/2008

The Rumour

The Rumour

Author: Jillian Powell, Alison Hawes, Melanie Joyce Format: Paperback Release Date: 20/09/2008

Hard Times: Growing Up in the Victorian Age Band 17/Diamond

Hard Times: Growing Up in the Victorian Age Band 17/Diamond

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Undefined Release Date: 01/09/2008

Imagine you were a child in Victorian times. What was your day like? What did you wear, eat and play with? Did you go to school, or out to work? Find out what life was like for children in this enthralling non-fiction book. * Diamond/Band 17 books offer more complex, underlying themes to give opportunities for children to understand causes and points of view. * A timeline on pages 54 and 55 help children to recap the main events of the Victorian era. * Text type: A non-chronological report * This book is paired with Moving Out a fiction story set in the past about a family in post-World-War-Two London deciding whether to move out to a New Town. * Curriculum links: History: What was it like for children living in Victorian Britain. * This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader

Big Brother @ School

Big Brother @ School

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback Release Date: 07/02/2008

Wreck of the Zanzibar

Wreck of the Zanzibar

Author: Jillian Powell Format: CD-ROM Release Date: 07/01/2008

This series will offer an interactive approach to teaching with the most popular of the Read and Respond titles. It will cover some of the new framework requirements for speaking and listening as well as reading on-screen texts.

Framed!

Framed!

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/01/2008

Skyrunners

Skyrunners

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback Release Date: 30/04/2007

The BFG Teacher Resource

The BFG Teacher Resource

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback Release Date: 08/01/2007

NEW Read and Respond is back by popular demand and ready for the 21st Century. The completely new text provides teachers with everything they need to teach these classic children's books. Notes and activities reflect the way that teachers teach now and include shared texts, guided reading notes, reading activities, speaking and listening activities, writing projects and assessment guidance. Over a third of each book is filled with invaluable photocopiables - all illustrated by the original children's book illustrators. ** Everything the teacher needs to teach a classic book ** Based on best-selling children's books ** Speaking and listening activities ** Assessment guidance ** Photocopiable pages NEW READ AND RESPOND THE BFG provides teachers with all the resources they need to teach The BFG by Roald Dahl. The BFG is a popular choice for teachers because it can support the NLS at Key Stage 2 as a classic, a story by a significant children's writer and a story that raises issues.

Handbag Wars

Handbag Wars

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback Release Date: 30/09/2006

Rock Chick

Rock Chick

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback Release Date: 30/09/2006

Chip Boy

Chip Boy

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback Release Date: 28/02/2006

Code Breakers

Code Breakers

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback Release Date: 28/02/2005

5010 Calling

5010 Calling

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback Release Date: 28/02/2005

Web Cam Scam

Web Cam Scam

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/06/2004

Missed Call

Missed Call

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/06/2004

Rigby Star Independent Year 2 Gold Non Fiction Sharks Single

Rigby Star Independent Year 2 Gold Non Fiction Sharks Single

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/02/2004

Rigby Rocket offers a wide range of engaging stories and non-fiction texts. Written by much-loved children's authors, the books have been expertly levelled to ensure your children are able to read them independently.

Rollercoaster

Rollercoaster

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback Release Date: 28/02/2003

Sleepwalker

Sleepwalker

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/04/2002

Rigby Star Guided 1 Blue Level: Mrs Mog's Cats Pupil Book (single)

Rigby Star Guided 1 Blue Level: Mrs Mog's Cats Pupil Book (single)

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/04/2000

Genre: Modern rhyme with patterned language and predictable structure. Learning Objectives: Word Recognition Strand 5: Identify the constituent parts of two-syllable and three-syllable words to support the application of phonic knowledge and skills. Language Comprehension Strand 7: Explore the effect of patterns of language and repeated words and phrases.

Rigby Star Guided: Turquoise Level Flyers Pupil Book single

Rigby Star Guided: Turquoise Level Flyers Pupil Book single

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/04/2000

Genre: Realistic adventure story Learning Objectives: Language Comprehension Strand 7: Explore how particular words are used, including words and expressions with similar meanings. Writing Opportunities Strand 9: Select from different presentational styles to suit particular writing purposes (e.g. writing a flyer).

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