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This thoughtful book explores how to be kind and why kindness is so important. A range of questions help children and their grown-ups to think, and talk, about being kind to others and ourselves, as well as nature and our planet. Beautiful illustrations by Christine Pym help young children to understand big concepts by setting them in a world of friendly bugs. Plenty to talk about and be inspired by.
Colourful scenes with over 50 flaps to lift reveal fascinating historical details of life in Ancient Rome. Bright, clear illustrations show scenes such as a gladiator fight at the Colosseum, the workings of a Roman Bath and the Roman legion defending the farthest reaches of the Empire.
Why do birds sing? Can animals talk with smells? And what do their markings mean? Young animal lovers can find the answers to these questions and many more in this adorable lift-the-flap information book. With colourful illustrations, simple text and chunky flaps to lift, this is a fascinating introduction to animals big and small.
A really effective ‘how to’ book, this gives readers all the information they’ll need to play chess, while letting them know exactly why it is so popular, and how exciting it is. It explains the pieces and their moves, the aims of the game and means of attack and defence. There are regular reminders of what’s been said and exercises to try. Layout and illustration give it a very friendly feel – the pieces are animated and talk directly to the reader - and there’s extra information slipped in too on the history of the game. A book that will really inspire children to open a chessboard and start playing.
Discover what clouds are made of, why storm clouds flash and boom, how tornadoes happen and what makes a rainbow. With lots of flaps to lift, this delightful book encourages children to explore clouds for themselves, spotting shapes in the sky, looking at the simple science behind them and learning a few cloud myths along the way.
We see dinosaurs on TV and in books, but where have all the REAL ones gone? How BIG were they? Did they have feathers? What did they eat? And how do we know so much about them? This charming book allows young children to find out for themselves.
Crazy but true, life on Earth can't exist without poo! Starting with human sewage then moving on to animal poo, this surprisingly charming lift-the-flap book explores what happens when we flush, what animal toilets look like, why animals don't need to flush and just how important poo is - for a myriad of fascinating (and sometimes yucky) reasons.
A bright, impactful book, explaining simply and effectively what's going wrong with our planet and what we can all do to help - from reducing greenhouse gas emissions and farming responsibly to protecting our forests, oceans and endangered animals. It sets out why conditions on Earth are just right for life, how our modern lives are putting the planet at risk and what we can all do to work towards a greener future.
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