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David Semple - Illustrator

Featured books by David Semple

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I'm The Bin Lorry Driver

I'm The Bin Lorry Driver

Author: Oxford Children's Books Illustrator: David Semple Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/06/2022

Today you're the bin lorry driver! Your job is to collect the recycling from the town's busy streets. Let's go! Enter a world of imaginative play with this fun and immersive insight into the role of a bin lorry driver. Children will love using their imagination to take the driver's seat and pretend to use the bin lorry's controls to drive around town, operate the bin lorry's paddle blade and empty the hopper at the recycling centre! This book puts the reader in charge, to build self-confidence and encourage following instructions, problem solving, and teamwork. The narrative is embedded with early learning skills such as recognition of colours, shapes, and numbers. This makes it perfect to share with children as a fun way to practise these key skills, while spotting their favourite vehicles and making the sound effects. The story ends with a sense of achievement as the rubbish is sorted at the recycling centre.

I'm The Train Driver

I'm The Train Driver

Author: Oxford Children's Books Illustrator: David Semple Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/06/2022

Today you're the train driver! Your job is to take the family into the city. Let's go! Enter a world of imaginative play with this fun and immersive insight into the role of a train driver. Children will love using their imagination to take the driver's seat and pretend to use the train's controls to start the engine, open the doors at the station, and switch on the lights in a tunnel! This book puts the reader in charge, to build self-confidence and encourage following instructions, problem solving, and teamwork. The narrative is embedded with early learning skills such as recognition of colours, shapes, and numbers. This makes it perfect to share with children as a fun way to practise these key skills, while spotting their favourite vehicles and making the sound effects. The story ends with a sense of achievement as the passengers are safely delivered to the city.

How it Works: Tractor

How it Works: Tractor

Author: Amelia Hepworth Illustrator: David Semple Format: Board book Release Date: 27/05/2022

Beep! Beep! Follow the busy tractor around the farm in this super simple first introduction to tractors. With layered die-cuts, fun facts and a mouse to spot on every spread!

How it Works: Rocket

How it Works: Rocket

Author: Amelia Hepworth Illustrator: David Semple Format: Board book Release Date: 27/05/2022

Zoom! Zoom! Follow the speeding rocket up to the moon and back in this super simple first introduction to space travel. With layered die-cuts, fun facts and a mouse to spot on every spread!

How it Works: Dinosaur

How it Works: Dinosaur

Author: Amelia Hepworth Illustrator: David Semple Format: Board book Release Date: 12/05/2022

Dinosaurs were INCREDIBLE creatures. Now even the smallest of readers can look inside the mighty T. rex - the most famous dinosaur of them all! This chunky board book has been especially designed for little hands, with interactive, peep-through pages to grasp and explore. Curious learners will love learning exactly how the T. rex worked - from when they lived to how strong their bite was (ouch!). Jam-packed with bite-size facts and accessible information, this is the perfect board book for dinosaur-mad toddlers. Also available in the How it Works series: Rocket, Tractor and The Body

I'm The Bus Driver

I'm The Bus Driver

Author: Oxford Children's Books Illustrator: David Semple Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/02/2022

Today you're the bus driver! Your job is to get the children to school. Let's go! Enter a world of imaginative play with this fun and immersive insight into the role of a bus driver. Children will love using their imagination to take the driver's seat and pretend to use the bus's controls! This book puts the reader in charge, to build self-confidence and encourage following instructions, problem solving, and teamwork. The narrative is embedded with early learning skills such as recognition of colours, shapes, and numbers. This makes it perfect to share with children as a fun way to practise these key skills, while spotting their favourite vehicles and making the sound effects. The story ends with a sense of achievement as the children are delivered to school right on time.

I'm The Tractor Driver

I'm The Tractor Driver

Author: Oxford Children's Books Illustrator: David Semple Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/02/2022

Today you're the tractor driver! Your job is to climb aboard the tractor to help out on the farm. Let's go! Enter a world of imaginative play with this fun and immersive insight into farm vehicles. Children will love using their imagination to take the driver's seat and pretend to use the tractor's controls! This book puts the reader in charge, to build self-confidence and encourage following instructions, problem solving, and teamwork. The narrative is embedded with early learning skills such as recognition of colours, shapes, and numbers. This makes it perfect to share with children as a fun way to practise these key skills, while spotting their favourite vehicles and making the sound effects. The story ends with a sense of achievement as all the jobs at the farm are completed.

How it Works: The Body

How it Works: The Body

Author: Amelia Hepworth Illustrator: David Semple Format: Board book Release Date: 11/11/2021

The human body is an amazing machine! Take a look inside and learn all about how it works with this fantastic layered die-cut board book. Packed with fun facts and accessible information, this super simple first introduction to our bodies is perfect for the very youngest of children.

I'm The Fire Engine Driver

I'm The Fire Engine Driver

Author: Oxford Children's Books Illustrator: David Semple Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/2021

Today you're the fire engine driver! Your job is to help your crew to put out a fire at the bakery. Hurry! Enter a world of imaginative play with this fun and immersive insight into the role of a firefighter. Children will love using their imagination to take the driver's seat and pretend to use the fire engine's controls to switch on the siren, turn on the flashing lights, and start the engine! This book puts the reader in charge, to build self-confidence and encourage following instructions, problem solving, and teamwork. The narrative is embedded with early learning skills such as recognition of colours, shapes, and numbers. This makes it perfect to share with children as a fun way to practise these key skills, while spotting their favourite vehicles and making the sound effects. The story ends with a sense of achievement as the reader puts the fire out, then drives the crew back to the fire station.

I'm The Digger Driver

I'm The Digger Driver

Author: Oxford Children's Books Illustrator: David Semple Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/2021

Today you're the digger driver! Your job is to help your team to build a house. Let's go! Enter a world of imaginative play with this fun and immersive insight into construction vehicles. Children will love using their imagination to take the driver's seat and pretend to use the digger's controls to dig, move, and scoop! This book puts the reader in charge, to build self-confidence and encourage following instructions, problem solving, and teamwork. The narrative is embedded with early learning skills such as recognition of colours, shapes, and numbers. This makes it perfect to share with children as a fun way to practise these key skills, while spotting their favourite vehicles and making the sound effects. The story ends with a sense of achievement as the finished house is revealed.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops inFact: Level 10: Skelebones

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops inFact: Level 10: Skelebones

Author: Ranj Singh Illustrator: David Semple Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/03/2015

Skelebones is a comprehensive look at how our skeleton works with TV's Dr Ranj Singh. TreeTops inFact is a non-fiction series that aims to engage children in reading for pleasure as powerfully as fiction does. The variety of topics means there are books to interest every child in this compelling series. The series is written by top children's authors and subject experts. The books are carefully levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops inFact: Level 9: Food Fuel

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops inFact: Level 9: Food Fuel

Author: Ranj Singh Illustrator: David Semple Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/03/2015

Food Fuel is an alimentary adventure through the digestive system, with TV's Dr Ranj Singh. TreeTops inFact is a non-fiction series that aims to engage children in reading for pleasure as powerfully as fiction does. The variety of topics means there are books to interest every child in this compelling series. The series is written by top children's authors and subject experts. The books are carefully levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book.

Oxford Reading Tree inFact: Level 7: History's Marvellous Mistakes

Oxford Reading Tree inFact: Level 7: History's Marvellous Mistakes

Author: Ciaran Murtagh Illustrator: David Semple Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/09/2014

History's Marvellous Mistakes is a biography of Christopher Columbus, the Kellogg brothers and Alexander Fleming the people behind three amazing discoveries that were made by mistake! Oxford Reading Tree inFact is a non-fiction series that aims to engage children in reading for pleasure as powerfully as fiction does. The variety of topics means there are books to interest every child in this compelling series. The series is written by top children's authors and subject experts. The books are carefully levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book.

Project X Origins: Orange Book Band, Oxford Level 6: What a Waste: What a Waste!

Project X Origins: Orange Book Band, Oxford Level 6: What a Waste: What a Waste!

Author: Jeanne Willis Illustrator: David Semple Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2014

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. In What a Waste! Mr Big always has new things and new friends, but he is still lonely. Luckily, he meets an animal that makes him realise why he feels so sad and how he can be much happier. 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.

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