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Mike Gordon - Illustrator

Featured books by Mike Gordon

William Worrydactyl

William Worrydactyl

5+ readers

Author: Brian Moses Format: Paperback Release Date: 10/10/2013

William Worrysaurus was a little dinosaur with big worries. He worried every day about everything, from being scared of the dark to not being as good as his friends. Will he ever be able to stop worrying? Written by Brian Moses, this humorous picture book explores different things that children might worry about, from sleeping in the dark to going to school. Ways of dealing with these fears are then set out showing that there are ways to cope with these, sometimes overwhelming, emotions. The clever and funny illustrations, by internationally renowned illustrator, Mike Gordon, bring a light-touch to these stories, helping children to learn about their feelings in a fun and light-hearted way. Excellent notes for parents and teachers at the back of this books show how to approach these issues with children. Other books by Brian Moses and Mike Gordon: I Feel Frightened; I Feel Angry; I Feel Jealous; I Feel Sad; It's Not Fair; I Feel Bullied; Samuel Scaredosaurus; Gracie Grumposaurus; Jamal Jealousaurus; Anna Angrysaurus; Sophie Shyosaurus.

Other books by Mike Gordon

Vote for Me! Democracies, dictators and decision-makers

Vote for Me! Democracies, dictators and decision-makers

Author: Louise Spilsbury Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/08/2019

Introduce children to the concept of politics and find out who's in charge across the world from presidents, prime ministers and dictators, to kings and queens. This book will look at different systems of leadership that exist globally, looking in particular at how democracies work and what voting and elections are. It looks at the seven main types of governments/ways of ruling - Anarchy; Dictatorship; Monarchy; Theocracy; Totalitarian; Republic; Democracy. It looks at the set-up of democratic governments, in particular the UK and US and what they do, for example making laws, funding armies, providing services and how they make these things happen and why we pay taxes. We talk about the different political ideologies that different governments have, such as capitalism and communism, and the spectrum of ideologies from the far left to the far right, including liberalism, socialism, conservatism and fascism - and in between. How do elections work? What types of elections are there, for example, local, state, for a leader, or national/general, how candidates are chosen, what voting systems are in place, such as PPR and FPP, who is entitled to vote and how votes are cast and counted. Finally, find out what it takes to become a leader and get people to vote for you. Learn how to get involved by joining school councils or running school elections.

Do Princesses and Super Heroes Hit the Trails?

Do Princesses and Super Heroes Hit the Trails?

Author: Carmela LaVigna Coyle Format: Board book Release Date: 01/08/2019

Another fantastic and inspiring book from the author of the Do Princesses...? series! Join our favorite princess and her super hero companion as they explore the national parks and discover that the great outdoors hold a bounty of excitement and adventure!

Can Princesses Become Astronauts?

Can Princesses Become Astronauts?

Author: Carmela LaVigna Coyle Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/07/2019

Do princesses go on missions to Mars? Astronauts always reach for the stars. Do princesses grow up to be librarians? Teachers and Builders! And veterinarians! As the concluding volume in the Do Princesses...? Series, this book tells girls that the sky's the limit as to what they can achieve.

Feelings and Emotions: Feeling Sad

Feelings and Emotions: Feeling Sad

Author: Kay Barnham Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/03/2019

This picture book story explores feelings of sadness using everyday situations that children might be familiar with. This book shows different reasons why young people might be feeling sad and gives advice on how to cope with this feeling or help others who are feeling sad. Ideal for home or classroom, this book contains notes for parents and teachers with suggestions of ways to help children deal with feeling sad. Illustrated by the ever-popular and award-winning illustrator Mike Gordon, this book is part of a series of stories about feelings and emotions for 4 to 8-year-old children, which help children to understand their feelings and work out the best way to deal with them. This will boost their self-esteem and reinforce good behaviour.They support the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage. Other titles are: Feeling Angry, Feeling Frightened, Feeling Jealous, Feeling Shy and Feeling Worried

Feelings and Emotions: Feeling Worried

Feelings and Emotions: Feeling Worried

Author: Kay Barnham Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/03/2019

This picture book story explores feelings of worry in a light-hearted way using everyday situations that children might be familiar with - perfect for children who struggle with anxiety. This book shows different reasons why young people might worry, and gives advice on how to calm and deal with worries in yourself and to help other people too. Ideal for home or classroom, this book contains notes for parents and teachers with suggestions of ways to help children deal with worry. Illustrated by the ever-popular and award-winning illustrator Mike Gordon, this book is part of a series of stories about feelings and emotions for 4 to 8-year-old children, which help children to understand their feelings and work out the best way to deal with them. This will boost their self-esteem and reinforce good behaviour.They support the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage. Other titles are: Feeling Angry, Feeling Frightened, Feeling Jealous, Feeling Sad, Feeling Shy This lovely story tells the story of a small child helping others who are worried, before finding out that they're worried too.

Feelings and Emotions: Feeling Shy

Feelings and Emotions: Feeling Shy

Author: Kay Barnham Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/03/2019

This picture book story explores what it feels like to be shy using everyday scenes and situations that children might be familiar with - perfect for children who might be feeling shy themselves. This book shows different reasons why young people might become shy, illustrates scenarios of them behaving shyly, and gives advice on how to become more confident and less shy. Ideal for home or classroom, this book contains notes for parents and teachers with suggestions of ways to help children deal with this feeling. Illustrated by the ever-popular and award-winning illustrator Mike Gordon, this book is part of a series of stories about feelings and emotions for 4 to 8-year-old children, which help children to understand their feelings and work out the best way to deal with them. This will boost their self-esteem and reinforce good behaviour. They support the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage. Other titles are: Feeling Angry, Feeling Frightened, Feeling Jealous, Feeling Sad and Feeling Worried

Feelings and Emotions: Feeling Jealous

Feelings and Emotions: Feeling Jealous

Author: Kay Barnham Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/03/2019

This picture book story explores feelings of jealousy in a light-hearted way using everyday situations that children might be familiar with - perfect for children who might be experiencing jealous emotions. This book shows different reasons why young people might become jealous, illustrates scenarios of people behaving jealously, and gives advice on how to calm jealous in yourself and to be able to help other people. Ideal for home or classroom, this book contains notes for parents and teachers with suggestions of ways to help children deal with feelings. Illustrated by the ever-popular and award-winning illustrator Mike Gordon, this book is part of a series of stories about feelings and emotions for 4 to 8-year-old children, which help children to understand their feelings and work out the best way to deal with them. This will boost their self-esteem and reinforce good behaviour. They support the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage. Other titles are: Feeling Angry, Feeling Frightened, Feeling Sad, Feeling Shy and Feeling Worried This lovely story follows the day of one small boy who tries to help friends and family who are feeling jealous, but then ends up feeling jealous himself and having to follow his own advice.

Discovering Science: What is Sound?

Discovering Science: What is Sound?

Author: Kay Barnham Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/12/2018

This lovely picturebook story tells the story of two children who find out about sound. Ideal for home or classroom, this book contains notes for parents and teachers with suggestions of ways to explore scientific topics Illustrated by the ever-popular and award-winning illustrator Mike Gordon. This book is part of a series of stories about feelings and emotions for children aged between 4 and 8. Other titles are: What are plants? What is light and sound? What is electricity? What are materials?

Discovering Science: How Do Plants Grow?

Discovering Science: How Do Plants Grow?

Author: Kay Barnham Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/11/2018

This lovely picturebook story tells the story of two children who find out about how plants grow. Ideal for home or classroom, this book contains notes for parents and teachers with suggestions of ways to explore scientific topics Illustrated by the ever-popular and award-winning illustrator Mike Gordon. This book is part of a series of stories about feelings and emotions for children aged between 4 and 8. Other titles are: What are forces? What is light and sound? What is electricity? What are materials?

Discovering Science: What is light?

Discovering Science: What is light?

Author: Kay Barnham Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/09/2018

This lovely picturebook story tells the story of two children who find out what light is. Ideal for home or classroom, this book contains notes for parents and teachers with suggestions of ways to explore scientific topics Illustrated by the ever-popular and award-winning illustrator Mike Gordon. This book is part of a series of stories about feelings and emotions for children aged between 4 and 8. Other titles are: What are plants? What are forces? What is electricity? What are materials?

Discovering Science: What are Materials?

Discovering Science: What are Materials?

Author: Kay Barnham Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/09/2018

This lovely picturebook story tells the story of two children who find out what materials are. Ideal for home or classroom, this book contains notes for parents and teachers with suggestions of ways to explore scientific topics Illustrated by the ever-popular and award-winning illustrator Mike Gordon. This book is part of a series of stories about feelings and emotions for children aged between 4 and 8. Other titles are: What are plants? What is light and sound? What is electricity? What are materials?

Discovering Science: What are Forces?

Discovering Science: What are Forces?

Author: Kay Barnham Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/07/2018

This lovely picturebook story tells the story of two children who find out what forces are. Ideal for home or classroom, this book contains notes for parents and teachers with suggestions of ways to explore scientific topics Illustrated by the ever-popular and award-winning illustrator Mike Gordon. This book is part of a series of stories about feelings and emotions for children aged between 4 and 8. Other titles are: What are plants? What is light and sound? What is electricity? What are materials?

Discovering Science: What is Electricity?

Discovering Science: What is Electricity?

Author: Kay Barnham Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/07/2018

This lovely picturebook story tells the story of two children who find out about electricity Ideal for home or classroom, this book contains notes for parents and teachers with suggestions of ways to explore scientific topics Illustrated by the ever-popular and award-winning illustrator Mike Gordon. This book is part of a series of stories about feelings and emotions for children aged between 4 and 8. Other titles are: What are plants? What is light? What is sound? What is forces and motion? What are materials?

Do Princesses Live in Sandcastles?

Do Princesses Live in Sandcastles?

Author: Carmela LaVigna Coyle Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/06/2018

Do Princesses spend the whole day at the shore? The beach is a marvelous place to explore. A not-so-ordinary princess and her family find a whole new world waiting for them at the seashore. From sea turtles to sandcastles, purple seahorses, and mermaids, their adventures are marked by non-stop fun, discovery, and imagination. The beach is the perfect place for this princess to sparkle, shine, and splash around. Dive right in to the adventure!

Keep Your Eye on the Prize

Keep Your Eye on the Prize

Author: Barbara Esham Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/04/2018

Free Association Where My Mind Goes During Science Class

Free Association Where My Mind Goes During Science Class

Author: Barbara Esham Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/04/2018

Stacey Coolidge's Fancy-Smancy Cursive Handwriting

Stacey Coolidge's Fancy-Smancy Cursive Handwriting

Author: Barbara Esham Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/04/2018

Last to Finish A Story About the Smartest Boy in Math Class

Last to Finish A Story About the Smartest Boy in Math Class

Author: Barbara Esham Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/04/2018

Be A Young Entrepreneur

Be A Young Entrepreneur

Author: Adam Sutherland Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2018

Do you want to be the next Richard Branson? Have you developed the new Angry Birds game? Do you bake the most delicious recipes that people just need to try? Then you need Be A Young Entrepreneur! In this book you will learn all the business advice, practical tips, real-life stories, up-to-date ideas and inspiration you need to make a success of your first business. Starting your own company doesn't have to be boring and this book is all about inspiring you to think creatively about your company, guiding you through every step, from registering your company name to elevator pitches, all stress-free. A great title for project work or leisure reading. Written by award-winning journalist Adam Sutherland and illustrated by the ever-popular award-winner Mike Gordon.

Feelings and Emotions: Feeling Shy

Feelings and Emotions: Feeling Shy

Author: Kay Barnham Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/09/2017

This picture book story explores what it feels like to be shy using everyday scenes and situations that children might be familiar with - perfect for children who might be feeling shy themselves. This book shows different reasons why young people might become shy, illustrates scenarios of them behaving shyly, and gives advice on how to become more confident and less shy. Ideal for home or classroom, this book contains notes for parents and teachers with suggestions of ways to help children deal with this feeling. Illustrated by the ever-popular and award-winning illustrator Mike Gordon, this book is part of a series of stories about feelings and emotions for 4 to 8-year-old children, which help children to understand their feelings and work out the best way to deal with them. This will boost their self-esteem and reinforce good behaviour. They support the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage. Other titles are: Feeling Angry, Feeling Frightened, Feeling Jealous, Feeling Sad and Feeling Worried

Feelings and Emotions: Feeling Sad

Feelings and Emotions: Feeling Sad

Author: Kay Barnham Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/07/2017

This picture book story explores feelings of sadness using everyday situations that children might be familiar with. This book shows different reasons why young people might be feeling sad and gives advice on how to cope with this feeling or help others who are feeling sad. Ideal for home or classroom, this book contains notes for parents and teachers with suggestions of ways to help children deal with feeling sad. Illustrated by the ever-popular and award-winning illustrator Mike Gordon, this book is part of a series of stories about feelings and emotions for 4 to 8-year-old children, which help children to understand their feelings and work out the best way to deal with them. This will boost their self-esteem and reinforce good behaviour.They support the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage. Other titles are: Feeling Angry, Feeling Frightened, Feeling Jealous, Feeling Shy and Feeling Worried

Vote for Me! Democracies, dictators and decision-makers

Vote for Me! Democracies, dictators and decision-makers

Author: Louise Spilsbury Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/07/2017

From ancient Greek philosophy to modern governments, find out how different systems and beliefs have developed across the globe. Introduce children to the concept of politics and find out who's in charge across the world from presidents, prime ministers and dictators, to kings and queens. This book will look at different systems of leadership that exist globally, looking in particular at how democracies work and what voting and elections are. It looks at the seven main types of governments/ways of ruling - Anarchy; Dictatorship; Monarchy; Theocracy; Totalitarian; Republic; Democracy. It looks at the set-up of democratic governments, in particular the UK and US and what they do, for example making laws, funding armies, providing services and how they make these things happen and why we pay taxes. We talk about the different political ideologies that different governments have, such as capitalism and communism, and the spectrum of ideologies from the far left to the far right, including liberalism, socialism, conservatism and fascism - and in between. How do elections work? What types of elections are there, for example, local, state, for a leader, or national/general, how candidates are chosen, what voting systems are in place, such as PPR and FPP, who is entitled to vote and how votes are cast and counted. Finally, find out what it takes to become a leader and get people to vote for you. Learn how to get involved by joining school councils or running school elections. For children aged 9+ and a useful resource for children studying PSHE and Citizenship.

Feelings and Emotions: Feeling Jealous

Feelings and Emotions: Feeling Jealous

Author: Kay Barnham Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/06/2017

This picture book story explores feelings of jealousy in a light-hearted way using everyday situations that children might be familiar with - perfect for children who might be experiencing jealous emotions. This book shows different reasons why young people might become jealous, illustrates scenarios of people behaving jealously, and gives advice on how to calm jealous in yourself and to be able to help other people. Illustrated by the ever-popular and award-winning illustrator Mike Gordon, this book is part of a series of stories about feelings and emotions for 4 to 8-year-old children, which help children to understand their feelings and work out the best way to deal with them. This will boost their self-esteem and reinforce good behaviour. They support the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage. Other titles are: Feeling Angry, Feeling Frightened, Feeling Sad, Feeling Shy and Feeling Worried This lovely story follows the day of one small boy who tries to help friends and family who are feeling jealous, but then ends up feeling jealous himself and having to follow his own advice. Ideal for home or classroom, this book contains notes for parents and teachers with suggestions of ways to help children deal with feelings.

Pirates to the Rescue: Aye-Aye Captain! Pirates Can Be Polite

Pirates to the Rescue: Aye-Aye Captain! Pirates Can Be Polite

Author: Tom Easton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/11/2016

Captain Cod is finding that his crew aren't being very polite to him. When he orders Peter to hoist the main sail, he just gets grunted at. When he helps Sam bake biscuits, Sam doesn't even say thank you. And when Davy Jones walks into the captain's cabin without knocking, it's the final straw. After all, he was in his bath! When the ship is attacked by a band of Rotten Pirates, the crew don't know what to do. They rush to the Captain's cabin to ask for advice, but his door is locked and he won't answer. Will the ship be overrun with Rotten Pirates or will they find a way to repel them? The books in the 'Pirates to the Rescue' series are designed to help children to recognise the virtues of generosity, honesty, politeness and kindness. Reading these books with children will help them to understand that their actions and behaviour have a real effect on people around them. The books will help young readers to recognise what is right and wrong and what to do when faced with difficult choices. Notes for parents, guardians and teachers are included at the end of the story to help give starting points for discussion and follow-up activities to help encourage positive behaviour.

Do Princesses and Super Heroes Hit the Trails?

Do Princesses and Super Heroes Hit the Trails?

Author: Carmela LaVigna Coyle Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/10/2016

Another fantastic and inspiring book from the author of the Do Princesses...? series! Join our favorite princess and her super hero companion as they explore the national parks and discover that the great outdoors hold a bounty of excitement and adventure!

What is Evolution?

What is Evolution?

Author: Louise Spilsbury Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/07/2016

Looking at both the history of life on Earth and the scientific breakthroughs that led to our greater understanding of the living world, this book gives the definitive overview of the theory of evolution. It takes an in-depth look at the work of Charles Darwin, Thomas Huxley and Alfred Russel Wallace as well as topics such as genetic modification, artificial selection and bacterial resistance. Starting with fossils and early life forms, the book investigates the development and diversification of life on Earth over billions of years. Topics such as adaptation and specification, as well as convergent evolution, symbiosis and genetics help illustrate how evolution affects all living beings and has lead to the huge biodiversity we have on our planet today. Mike Gordon's illustrations lend a light touch and add a dash of humour. - Features biographies of key people, such as Charles Darwin, Alfred Russel Wallace, Thomas Huxley, James Watson and Francis Crick. - Matches the New Curriculum programmes of study for evolution, inheritance and genetics at KS2 and KS3.

Do Princesses Boogie?

Do Princesses Boogie?

Author: Carmela LaVigna Coyle Format: Board book Release Date: 08/07/2016

A read and dance book by the author of the other Do Princesses...? series! Join our favorite princess as she and her family dance, boogie, and jam. This happy princess discovers that having the right beat and looking on the bright side is all a girl needs to make her a princess.

Do Princesses Wear Hiking Boots?

Do Princesses Wear Hiking Boots?

Author: Carmela LaVigna Coyle Format: Board book Release Date: 07/01/2016

Every inquisitive little girl wonders what it is really like to be a genuine princess. At the heart of Do Princesses Wear Hiking Boots? lives an energetic, spirited, and contemporary child who has lots of important questions for her mom. Do princesses ride tricycles, climb trees, do chores, or have to eat the crusts of their bread? The mother's voice is timelessly reassuring as she answers her daughter's questions and advises her that being like a princess has to do with what we are on the inside.

Pirates to the Rescue: Treasure Ahoy! Pirates Can Share

Pirates to the Rescue: Treasure Ahoy! Pirates Can Share

Author: Tom Easton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/11/2015

Bad luck hits the ship, the 'Golden Duck' when, during a storm, the captain's wooden leg is broken, Polly Parrot is hit by lightning and loses all her feathers and Nell loses her only bandanna. While they are anchored by a small island for repairs, Sam goes ashore to find supplies. He finds a bag of coins which he keeps secret from everyone else. When they set sail again, he is torn between wanting to buy things for himself or wanting to buy things for his friends. When they reach the mainland shops, what will Sam choose to do? The books in the 'Pirates to the Rescue' series are designed to help children to recognise the virtues of generosity, honesty, politeness and kindness. Reading these books with children will help them to understand that their actions and behaviour have a real effect on people around them. The books will help young readers to recognise what is right and wrong and what to do when faced with difficult choices. Notes for parents, guardians and teachers are included at the end of the story to help give starting points for discussion and follow-up activities to help encourage positive behaviour.

Terry the Flying Turtle

Terry the Flying Turtle

Author: Anna Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/08/2015

Fred and Finn

Fred and Finn

Author: Madeline Goodey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/08/2015

Pirates to the Rescue: I Did It!: Pirates Can Be Honest

Pirates to the Rescue: I Did It!: Pirates Can Be Honest

Author: Tom Easton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/06/2015

Captain Cod asks Davy to be careful moving cannonballs about, but poor Davy ignores him and ends up dropping a heavy cannonball through a hatch where it goes right through the keel causing a leak. Davy is so embarrassed he shuts the hatch and goes to bed. The next morning, he wakes up to find the bottom of the boat is full of water. He decides it's time he owns up and bravely goes to see the captain. But will it be too late to save the ship? Will Davy get into trouble for not being honest in the first place? The books in the 'Pirates to the Rescue' series are designed to help children to recognise the virtues of generosity, honesty, politeness and kindness. Reading these books with children will help them to understand that their actions and behaviour have a real effect on people around them. The books will help young readers to recognise what is right and wrong and what to do when faced with difficult choices. Notes for parents, guardians and teachers are included at the end of the story to help give starting points for discussion and follow-up activities to help encourage positive behaviour.

Pirates to the Rescue: Helping Polly Parrot: Pirates Can Be Kind

Pirates to the Rescue: Helping Polly Parrot: Pirates Can Be Kind

Author: Tom Easton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/06/2015

Polly Parrot loves being a pirate parrot, but sometimes life on board ship can be quite hard. She has no perch, and every time she lands on a mast it seems a sail is unfurled and she's knocked off. The captain has his bed, the sailors have their hammocks, but poor Polly has nowhere to sleep. One day, Polly is so tired that she goes to sleep when she's supposed to be on lookout. The ship nearly crashes on some rocks, but luckily Nell notices and stops the ship in time. Polly feels awful. But the crew realise that they haven't been very kind to Polly and buy her a new perch so that she can have somewhere to sleep The books in the 'Pirates to the Rescue' series are designed to help children to recognise the virtues of generosity, honesty, politeness and kindness. Reading these books with children will help them to understand that their actions and behaviour have a real effect on people around them. The books will help young readers to recognise what is right and wrong and what to do when faced with difficult choices. Notes for parents, guardians and teachers are included at the end of the story to help give starting points for discussion and follow-up activities to help encourage positive behaviour.

My Money Choices

My Money Choices

Author: Claire Llewellyn Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/06/2015

What are life's essentials and what do we need to buy? How do you choose the best thing to do with the rest of your money? My Money Choices answers these questions and more as it introduces you to the different choices there are when you come to making decisions about money. Notes for parents and teachers, as well as suggestions for learning activities reinforce the information in the book.

Your Money!: Saving My Money

Your Money!: Saving My Money

Author: Claire Llewellyn Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/06/2015

A great introduction to saving money for children aged 5-7. It includes notes for parents and teachers, as well as suggestions for learning activities.

Dinosaurs Have Feelings, Too: Samuel Scaredosaurus

Dinosaurs Have Feelings, Too: Samuel Scaredosaurus

Author: Brian Moses Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/03/2015

Samuel Scaredosaurus was scared of lots of things. He was scared of spiders, strange noises, dark shadows and being left on his own. Would he ever be able to face his fears? Written by Brian Moses, this humorous picture book explores different things that might scare children, for example shadows and noises in the dark, being lost, bullies, fairground rides, going to school and heights. Different ways of dealing with these fears are then set out showing that there are ways to cope with these, sometimes overwhelming, emotions. The clever and funny illustrations, by internationally renowned illustrator, Mike Gordon, bring a light-touch to these stories, helping children to learn about their feelings in a fun and light-hearted way. Excellent notes for parents and teachers at the back of this book show how to approach these issues with children. Other books by Brian Moses and Mike Gordon: I Feel Frightened; I Feel Angry; I Feel Jealous; I Feel Sad; It's Not Fair; I Feel Bullied; William Worrydactyl; Gracie Grumposaurus; Jamal Jealousaurus; Anna Angrysaurus; Sophie Shyosaurus.

Do Princesses Make Happy Campers?

Do Princesses Make Happy Campers?

Author: Carmela LaVigna Coyle Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/02/2015

How come the campfire crackles and roars? I think it's requesting that we make s'mores! Join our favorite princess as she and her family camp, hike, fish, and bicycle in the great outdoors. Through rain and sunshine, fairy houses and fishing, this happy camper discovers that lots of fresh air and looking on the bright side are all a girl needs to make her a princess.

Do Princesses Really Kiss Frogs? Keepsake Sticker Doodle Book

Do Princesses Really Kiss Frogs? Keepsake Sticker Doodle Book

Author: Carmela LaVigna Coyle Format: Spiral bound Release Date: 08/12/2014

Our favorite princess returns-hiking boots and all-this time loaded with questions for her daddy. As this princess and her daddy wander through the woods, all kinds of wonders reveal themselves. She discovers that no matter who you are, a princess lies inside of us. This sticker doodle book contains everything you need to unleash your inner princesses! Uncover hidden items, help a bear find his way to a juicy pear, and much more!

Do Princesses Scrape Their Knees? Keepsake Sticker Doodle Book

Do Princesses Scrape Their Knees? Keepsake Sticker Doodle Book

Author: Carmela LaVigna Coyle Format: Spiral bound Release Date: 08/12/2014

This is NOT your average big-sister princess! This active princess plays soccer, does yoga, falls on the ice, and scrapes her knobby knees while showing her little brother how to be sporty, too. This charming story helps children see that it's okay to fall down and scrape their knees when trying something new, even when showing off for a sibling. It's the trying and the fun that count. Through belly-flops and missed baskets, our priceless princess discovers that doing your best is all that really matters, even when your little brother is tagging along. This sticker doodle book contains everything you need to have as much fun as a princess! Play sticker tic-tac-toe, help the prince find his sister princess, and much more!

Do Princesses Have Best Friends Forever? Keepsake Sticker Doodle Book

Do Princesses Have Best Friends Forever? Keepsake Sticker Doodle Book

Author: Carmela LaVigna Coyle Format: Spiral bound Release Date: 08/12/2014

Your favorite princess has met her match! Join in the fun as two little girls celebrate their friendship by playing dress up, making forts, stomping in the mud, and generally doing all the things that best friends do. Together they learn that being a princess is about more than just crowns and dress up. It's about being yourself and sharing that with a friend. Grab your best friend and explore this sticker doodle book together: doodle a fancy tea party, find your way through a yummy ice cream maze, and much more!

Your Money!: Spending My Money

Your Money!: Spending My Money

Author: Claire Llewellyn Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/10/2014

How can you pay for the things that you want? How does spending your money in different ways make you feel? Spending My Money answers these questions and more as it introduces you to the idea of spending your money. Notes for parents and teachers, as well as suggestions for learning activities reinforce the information in the book.

Fred and Finn

Fred and Finn

Author: Madeline Goody Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/09/2014

Terry the Flying Turtle

Terry the Flying Turtle

Author: Anna Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/09/2014

Croc by the Rock

Croc by the Rock

Author: Hilary Robinson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/09/2014

Pirates to the Rescue: Helping Polly Parrot: Pirates Can Be Kind

Pirates to the Rescue: Helping Polly Parrot: Pirates Can Be Kind

Author: Tom Easton Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/06/2014

Polly Parrot loves being a pirate parrot, but sometimes life on board ship can be quite hard. She has no perch, and every time she lands on a mast it seems a sail is unfurled and she's knocked off. The captain has his bed, the sailors have their hammocks, but poor Polly has nowhere to sleep. One day, Polly is so tired that she goes to sleep when she's supposed to be on lookout. The ship nearly crashes on some rocks, but luckily Nell notices and stops the ship in time. Polly feels awful. But the crew realise that they haven't been very kind to Polly and buy her a new perch so that she can have somewhere to sleep The books in the 'Pirates to the Rescue' series are designed to help children to recognise the virtues of generosity, honesty, politeness and kindness. Reading these books with children will help them to understand that their actions and behaviour have a real effect on people around them. The books will help young readers to recognise what is right and wrong and what to do when faced with difficult choices. Notes for parents, guardians and teachers are included at the end of the story to help give starting points for discussion and follow-up activities to help encourage positive behaviour.

Pirates to the Rescue: I Did It!: Pirates Can Be Honest

Pirates to the Rescue: I Did It!: Pirates Can Be Honest

Author: Tom Easton Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/06/2014

Captain Cod asks Davy to be careful moving cannonballs about, but poor Davy ignores him and ends up dropping a heavy cannonball through a hatch where it goes right through the keel causing a leak. Davy is so embarrassed he shuts the hatch and goes to bed. The next morning, he wakes up to find the bottom of the boat is full of water. He decides it's time he owns up and bravely goes to see the captain. But will it be too late to save the ship? Will Davy get into trouble for not be honest in the first place? The books in the 'Pirates to the Rescue' series are designed to help children to recognise the virtues of generosity, honesty, politeness and kindness. Reading these books with children will help them to understand that their actions and behaviour have a real effect on people around them. The books will help young readers to recognise what is right and wrong and what to do when faced with difficult choices. Notes for parents, guardians and teachers are included at the end of the story to help give starting points for discussion and follow-up activities to help encourage positive behaviour.

Croc by the Rock Redstarts Level 2

Croc by the Rock Redstarts Level 2

Author: Hilary Robinson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/05/2014

Pirates to the Rescue: Aye-Aye Captain! Pirates Can Be Polite

Pirates to the Rescue: Aye-Aye Captain! Pirates Can Be Polite

Author: Tom Easton Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/05/2014

Captain Cod is finding that his crew aren't being very polite to him. When he orders Peter to hoist the main sail, he just gets grunted at. When he helps Sam bake biscuits, Sam doesn't even say thank you. And when Davy Jones walks into the captain's cabin without knocking, it's the final straw. After all, he was in his bath! When the ship is attacked by a band of Rotten Pirates, the crew don't know what to do. They rush to the Captain's cabin to ask for advice, but his door is locked and he won't answer. Will the ship be overrun with Rotten Pirates or will they find a way to repel them? The books in the 'Pirates to the Rescue' series are designed to help children to recognise the virtues of generosity, honesty, politeness and kindness. Reading these books with children will help them to understand that their actions and behaviour have a real effect on people around them. The books will help young readers to recognise what is right and wrong and what to do when faced with difficult choices. Notes for parents, guardians and teachers are included at the end of the story to help give starting points for discussion and follow-up activities to help encourage positive behaviour.

Do Princesses Wear Hiking Boots? Keepsake Sticker Doodle Book

Do Princesses Wear Hiking Boots? Keepsake Sticker Doodle Book

Author: Carmela LaVigna Coyle Format: Spiral bound Release Date: 07/04/2014

Every inquisitive little girl wonders what it is really like to be a genuine princess. At the heart of Do Princesses Wear Hiking Boots? lives an energetic and spirited child who has lots of important questions for her mom. Do princesses ride tricycles, climb trees, do chores, or have to eat the crusts of their bread? This sticker doodle book contains everything a princess could want! Design your own princess crown, play sticker tic-tac-toe with a princess pal, and much more!

Say No to Bullying

Say No to Bullying

Author: Louise Spilsbury Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/03/2014

Bullying today comes in many forms, from being picked on to verbal, physical, emotional, homophobic, racist and cyberbullying. This book examines all the types of bullying, looks at the reasons people bully and the variety of ways that you can combat bullying. With endorsement from Kidscape, the children's charity against abuse and bullying.

Dinosaurs Have Feelings, Too: Anna Angrysaurus A Children's Book About Dealing with Anger

Dinosaurs Have Feelings, Too: Anna Angrysaurus A Children's Book About Dealing with Anger

Author: Brian Moses Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/11/2013

Anna Angrysaurus is a very angry dinosaur. She gets cross when her brother beats her at games, or when she can't watch what she wants on television. She roars, howls and stamps her feet. Will she ever be able to keep calm? Written by Brian Moses, this funny picture book explores different things that might make young children frustrated at home or at school, such as sibling jealousy, not being allowed to do what they like, or even feeling grumpy for no reason at all. Different ways of dealing with anger and avoiding tantrums are then set out. The clever and funny illustrations, by internationally renowned illustrator, Mike Gordon, bring a light touch to these stories, helping children to learn about and manage their emotions in a fun and lighthearted way. Excellent notes for parents and teachers at the back of these books show how to approach these issues with children. Other books by Brian Moses and Mike Gordon: I Feel Frightened; I Feel Angry; I Feel Jealous; I Feel Sad; It's Not Fair; I Feel Bullied; William Worrydactyl; Gracie Grumposaurus; Jamal Jealousaurus; Samuel Scaredosaurus; Sophie Shyosaurus.

Little Red Riding Hood

Little Red Riding Hood

Author: The Brothers Grimm Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/2013

This delightful picture book is based on the beloved classic tale and retold for younger children. Arriving at Granny's cottage, Little Red Riding Hood can't help but wonder why Grandma now have such big eyes, ears and teeth. Could it be something to do with the wolf - her mum told her not to talk to on the way? This title features vibrant illustrations taken from the popular First Reading series.

Little Red Riding Hood

Little Red Riding Hood

Author: Susanna Davidson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/09/2012

A beloved fairy tale, retold for young children in classic picture book format. Arriving at Granny's cottage, Little Red Riding Hood can't help but wonder why Grandma has such big eyes, ears and teeth. Could it be something to do with the wolf her mum told her not to talk to on the way?

Looking After Me: Teeth

Looking After Me: Teeth

Author: Liz Gogerly Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/08/2012

Illustrated in Mike Gordon`s inimitable and entertaining style, this series offers an introduction to key health issues. Each topic is introduced through an engaging narrative and is complemented by charming and humorous illustrations that bring the story to life. Notes for adults and lists of further resources make these books ideal for the key stage one classroom use.

Do Super Heroes Have Teddy Bears?

Do Super Heroes Have Teddy Bears?

Author: Carmela LaVigna Coyle Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/05/2012

Follow along as two ragtag, everyday super heroes don capes to play in the mud, save their stuffed animals from certain peril, conquer the vegetables at dinner, and overcome darkness at night. Are super heroes always brave and daring? We're brave and bold and kind and caring. Every little boy and girl has a super hero somewhere inside waiting to come out. Tie on your cape (blankies recommended) and join the adventure. Check out the trailer on YouTube here.

First Reading Four Little Red Riding Hood

First Reading Four Little Red Riding Hood

Author: Susanna Davidson Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 01/11/2011

Eight titles in the popular First Reading series are re-issued with hardback covers with audio CDs inserted into a wallet inside the back cover, making this book and CD easy to store together. The Young Reading series is developed with reading expert Alison Kelly from Roehampton University to help young readers grow in confidence and ability.

First Reading Three The Boy Who Cried Wolf

First Reading Three The Boy Who Cried Wolf

Author: Mairi Mackinnon Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 01/11/2011

Eight titles in the popular First Reading series are re-issued with hardback covers with audio CDs inserted into a wallet inside the back cover, making this book and CD easy to store together. The Young Reading series is developed with reading expert Alison Kelly from Roehampton University to help young readers grow in confidence and ability.

First Reading Two King Donkey Ears

First Reading Two King Donkey Ears

Author: Lesley Sims Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 01/09/2011

The traditional tale retold for beginner readers ready to tackle slightly more complicated storylines and sentence structures. The King has a secret. He has donkey's ears! But when he tells the barber his secret, it surely can't be a secret for long...Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton. Includes several pages of reading-related puzzles.

First Reading Four Androcles and the Lion

First Reading Four Androcles and the Lion

Author: Russell Punter Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 01/09/2011

Seven titles in the popular First Reading series are re-issued with hardback covers with audio CDs inserted into a wallet inside the back cover, making the book and CD easy to store together. The Young Reading series is developed with reading expert Alison Kelly from Roehampton University to help young readers grow in confidence and ability.

Do Princesses Have Best Friends Forever?

Do Princesses Have Best Friends Forever?

Author: Carmela LaVigna Coyle Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/12/2010

Your favorite princess has met her match! Join in the fun as two little girls celebrate their friendship by playing dress up, making forts, stomping in the mud, and generally doing all the things that best friends do. Together they learn that being a princess is about more than just crowns and dress up. It's about being yourself and sharing that with a friend.

Simple Technology: Wheels and Cogs

Simple Technology: Wheels and Cogs

Author: Mandy Suhr Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/08/2009

Who designed the first wheel? Why do wheels need tyres? Full simple experiments help you find the answers to these questions.

Simple Technology: Levers

Simple Technology: Levers

Author: Mandy Suhr Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/08/2009

How can a small weight lift a heavy weight? Which parts of the body are levers? Full simple experiments help you find the answers to these questions.

Simple Technology: Pulleys

Simple Technology: Pulleys

Author: Mandy Suhr Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/07/2009

How can a pulley help you to lift a heavy weight? Why are two pulley wheels better than one? Full simple experiments help you find the answers to these questions.

Simple Technology: Slopes

Simple Technology: Slopes

Author: Mandy Suhr Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/07/2009

How do we use slopes in our homes? Why is it easier to turn a screw than hammer in a nail? Full simple experiments help you find the answers to these questions.

Snug as a Bug

Snug as a Bug

Author: Amy E. Imbody Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2008

Do Princesses Count?

Do Princesses Count?

Author: Carmela LaVigna Coyle Format: Board book Release Date: 01/12/2006

Do Princesses Scrape Their Knees?

Do Princesses Scrape Their Knees?

Author: Carmela LaVigna Coyle Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/07/2006

When I grow up can I be sporty like you? You can do anything you set your mind to. This is NOT your average big-sister princess! This active princess plays soccer, does yoga, falls on the ice, and scrapes her knobby knees while showing her little brother how to be sporty, too. This charming story helps children see that it's okay to fall down and scrape their knees when trying something new, even when showing off for a sibling. It's the trying and the fun that count. Through belly-flops and missed baskets, our priceless princess discovers that doing your best is all that really matters,even when your little brother is tagging along.

Poemotions: Poems About Being Jealous - Everyone I See Is Luckier Than Me

Poemotions: Poems About Being Jealous - Everyone I See Is Luckier Than Me

Author: Clare Bevan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/09/2005

Ideal for use in Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1, these simple poems get to the heart of childhood emotional experience. They are hugely entertaining in their own right, wonderfully supplemented by the witty and humourous illustrations, thus making them ideal for literacy work. They also make a great starting point for discussion about feelings and behaviour. No Early Years setting should be without this valuable book.

Poemotions: Poems About Being Angry - I Want To Shout and Stamp About

Poemotions: Poems About Being Angry - I Want To Shout and Stamp About

Author: Tony Mitton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/09/2005

Ideal for use in Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1, these simple poems get to the heart of childhood emotional experience. They are hugely entertaining in their own right, wonderfully supplemented by the witty and humourous illustrations, thus making them ideal for literacy work. They also make a great starting point for discussion about feelings and behaviour. No Early Years setting should be without this valuable book.

Poemotions: Poems About Being Sad - Can Anyone Be As Gloomy As Me

Poemotions: Poems About Being Sad - Can Anyone Be As Gloomy As Me

Author: Nick Toczek Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/09/2005

Ideal for use in Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1, these simple poems get to the heart of childhood emotional experience. They are hugely entertaining in their own right, wonderfully supplemented by the witty and humourous illustrations, thus making them ideal for literacy work. They also make a great starting point for discussion about feelings and behaviour. No Early Years setting should be without this valuable book.

Poemotions: Poems About Being Scared - Is There Anything There At The Top Of The Stair?

Poemotions: Poems About Being Scared - Is There Anything There At The Top Of The Stair?

Author: Brian Moses Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/09/2005

Ideal for use in Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1, these simple poems get to the heart of childhood emotional experience. They are hugely entertaining in their own right, wonderfully supplemented by the witty and humorous illustrations, thus making them ideal for literacy work. They also make a great starting point for discussion about feelings and behaviour. No Early Years setting should be without this valuable book.

Penny the Pencil

Penny the Pencil

Author: Eileen O'Hely Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2005

After a summer spent on dusty bookshop shelves sellotaped on special offer to a dictionary, Penny the Pencil is thrilled to be bought by 8-year-old Ralph the day before school starts. Unlike Penny, Ralph is not looking forward to going back to school. He is a poor student, and an easy target for Bert, the class bully. Penny feels sorry for Ralph, and as her spelling is so good - having been sellotaped to Dictionary all summer - she manipulates his hand so that he spells correctly and gets full marks on his tests. This behaviour is not appreciated by the other residents of Ralph's pencil case, and terrible events ensue.

Do Princesses Really Kiss Frogs?

Do Princesses Really Kiss Frogs?

Author: Carmela LaVigna Coyle Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/02/2005

A young girl goes on a hike with her father. Along the way she asks questions about what it means to be a princess. She discovers it's all about just being yourself.

Do Princesses Wear Hiking Boots?

Do Princesses Wear Hiking Boots?

Author: Carmela Lavigna Coyle Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/02/2003

A girl asks her mother copious questions in this tale that encourages readers to follow their dreams.

Your Feelings: I Feel Bullied

Your Feelings: I Feel Bullied

Author: Jen Green Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/10/1999

Young children experience many confusing emotions in their early years and I feel Bullied looks at what it means and feels like to be bullied in light-hearted but ultimately reassuring way. This picture books examines how and why people are bullied, illustrates scenarios of people bullying and being bullied, and the best way to deal with it with age-appropriate content. Ideal for home or the classroom, this book contains notes for parents and teachers with suggestions of ways to help children deal with bullying. Filled with colourful illustrations by the every-popular, award-winning illustrator Mike Gordon.

Your Feelings: I'm Worried

Your Feelings: I'm Worried

Author: Brian Moses Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/01/1998

This classic picture book, illustrated by award-winning Mike Gordon, helps young children with feelings of anxiety and worry they may feel in their early years. From feeling left out when playing with friends, taking a test, or speaking in a school assembly, to a stay in hospital or seeing other family members worry during anxious times, this book suggests ways that can help children put their worries into perspective. This book is part of the Your Feelings series, which examines feelings in an amusing but ultimately reassuring way. Each book contains notes for parents and teachers with suggestions of ways to help children deal with their emotions. Other titles in the series: I Feel Bullied and It's Not Fair

Your Emotions: I Feel Frightened

Your Emotions: I Feel Frightened

Author: Brian Moses Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/11/1994

Young children experience many confusing emotions in their early years and I feel Frightened looks at the emotions of bring scared and frightened, in light-hearted but ultimately reassuring way. This picture book examines how and why people get frightened, illustrates scenarios of people being frightened and scared, and the best way to deal with it with age-appropriate content. Ideal for home or the classroom, this book contains notes for parents and teachers with suggestions of ways to help children cope when they are frightened. Filled with colourful illustrations by the every-popular, award-winning illustrator Mike Gordon.

Your Emotions: I Feel Jealous

Your Emotions: I Feel Jealous

Author: Brian Moses Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/11/1994

Young children experience many confusing emotions in their early years and I feel Jealous looks at the emotion jealousy, in light-hearted but ultimately reassuring way. This picture book examines how and why people get jealous, illustrates scenarios of people behaving in a jealous way, and the best way tocope with it with age-appropriate content. Ideal for home or the classroom, this book contains notes for parents and teachers with suggestions of ways to help children deal with jealousy. Filled with colourful illustrations by the every-popular, award-winning illustrator Mike Gordon.

Your Emotions: I Feel Angry

Your Emotions: I Feel Angry

Author: Brian Moses Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/11/1994

Young children experience many confusing emotions in their early years and I feel Angry looks at the emotion anger, in light-hearted but ultimately reassuring way. This picture book examines how and why people get angry, illustrates scenarios of people behaving angrily, and the best way to deal with it with age-appropriate content. Ideal for home or the classroom, this book contains notes for parents and teachers with suggestions of ways to help children deal with anger. Filled with colourful illustrations by the every-popular, award-winning illustrator Mike Gordon.

Your Emotions: I Feel Sad

Your Emotions: I Feel Sad

Author: Brian Moses Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/11/1994

Young children experience many confusing emotions in their early years and I feel Sad looks at sadness, in light-hearted but ultimately reassuring way. This picture book examines how and why people feel sad, illustrates scenarios of people feeling sad and upset, and the best way to deal with it with age-appropriate content. Ideal for home or the classroom, this book contains notes for parents and teachers with suggestions of ways to help children deal with being sad. Filled with colourful illustrations by the every-popular, award-winning illustrator Mike Gordon.

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