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The Dog that Saved the World (Cup)

The Dog that Saved the World (Cup)

Author: Phil Earle Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/03/2021

The only thing that Pickles loves more than football is his best friend, and owner, Elsie. She's smart, kind, funny and AMAZING at football. But even though Dad works hard to provide for them, life off the pitch is tough. It's their team of three against the world and right now it feels like their side is losing. With the announcement that the World Cup is coming home to England and that Elsie's team might have the chance to play in a halftime match at Wembley Stadium, it's the happiest they've ever been. But when disaster strikes their dreams are shattered and it looks like its up to Pickles to save the world (cup) ...

Lift-the-Flap Questions and Answers About Music

Lift-the-Flap Questions and Answers About Music

Author: Laura Bryan Format: Board book Release Date: 04/03/2021

How do you write a song? Who are the best-selling musicians of all time? Can you play music in space? Perfect for curious kids with a love of music, this book answers all these questions and more. Lift the flaps to discover genres and instruments from around the world, and hear them come to life by listening to the book's playlist on Usborne Quicklinks.

Wipe-Clean Dividing 7-8

Wipe-Clean Dividing 7-8

Author: Holly Bathie Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/01/2021

Kidnap on the California Comet

Kidnap on the California Comet

Author: M. G. Leonard, Sam Sedgman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/09/2020

Board the California Comet and help Harrison Beck to solve another heart-stopping mystery in the second Adventures on Trains story, Kidnap on the California Comet, from bestselling authors M.G. Leonard and Sam Sedgman. After the excitement of his adventures aboard the Highland Falcon Thief, Harrison Beck can't wait for the opportunity to go on another amazing train journey. So when his Uncle Nat invites him aboard the California Comet, the iconic three-day train journey from Chicago to San Francisco, he leaps at the chance to travel. But when the daughter of billionaire entrepreneur August Reza goes missing en route, Hal finds himself with another mystery to solve. Can he uncover the kidnapper before the journey's end? An adrenaline-fuelled journey across America from bestselling authors M.G. Leonard and Sam Sedgman in the second mystery adventure in the major Adventures on Trains series. 'A slick and super-satisfying sequel with kidnap, card tricks and the coolest train carriage ever' Ross Montgomery 'Wildly funny, with hairpin plot bends and inventive characters, this series is firmly on track to become a bestseller.' Daily Mail 'A chuffing triumph' The Times Children's Book of the Week on The Highland Falcon Thief

Wipe-Clean Comprehension 7-8

Wipe-Clean Comprehension 7-8

Author: Caroline Young Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/07/2020

Part of the Usborne Key Skills series that supports the English lessons children learn at school, this book is filled with activities that use basic comprehension skills to understand written English including stories, poems, instructions and more. Wipe-clean pages offer endless practice, and answers and secret notes for grown-ups are at the back.

Wipe-Clean Writing Skills 7-8

Wipe-Clean Writing Skills 7-8

Author: Caroline Young Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/04/2020

Young writers can learn a range of writing skills with this fun activity book. Join a group of friendly animals at the fairground and design a ride, describe how to make an ice cream sundae and write a blog post about the big day out. The activities are presented in an approachable, engaging way and each focuses on a different writing skill.

What About Neko? A Story of Divorce

What About Neko? A Story of Divorce

Author: Nancy Loewen Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2020

Becca's parents are getting a divorce. She's sad and confused, but more importantly, what will happen to Neko, their family dog? Neko doesn't understand what divorce is and Neko isn't allowed in Dad's new flat. How will they ever make this work? In the end, Becca's parents decide to do pick ups at the dog park so Neko can see Dad. It's a step in the right direction. What About Neko? explores the issue of divorce through a sensitive story that children can relate to. Providing a picture book approach to the PSHE topics of bullying, bereavement, divorce and adoption, A Helping Hand aims to help young children understand and cope with upsetting situations that they might face.

How to Build an Orchestra

How to Build an Orchestra

Author: Mary Auld Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 23/04/2020

Find out what makes up an orchestra and learn about its different instruments with this beautifully illustrated book, produced in association with the London Symphony Orchestra. This wonderfully illustrated story follows a conductor who is auditioning each instrument for his orchestra. With accompanying CDs and downloadable music, follow our conductor on his journey and discover the beautiful music of an orchestra. With pictograms of a full-size symphony orchestra and information on all of the music featured, as well as a foreword by Sir Simon Rattle, Music Director of the LSO, this is the must-have book on the orchestra and its instruments for children aged 7+.

Wipe-Clean Multiplying 7-8

Wipe-Clean Multiplying 7-8

Author: Holly Bathie Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/04/2020

An entertaining wipe-clean book filled with multiplication activities that help children understand how to multiply in columns. Part of the Usborne Key Skills series that supports the Maths lessons children learn at school. The wipe-clean pages offer endless practice, and answers and secret notes for grown-ups are at the back.

Moon's First Friends One Giant Leap for Friendship

Moon's First Friends One Giant Leap for Friendship

Author: Susanna Leonard Hill Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/03/2020

Mars' First Friends Come on Over, Rovers!

Mars' First Friends Come on Over, Rovers!

Author: Susanna Leonard Hill Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/03/2020

Wipe-Clean Adding and Subtracting 7-8

Wipe-Clean Adding and Subtracting 7-8

Author: Holly Bathie Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/03/2020

Part of the Usborne Key Skills series that supports the maths lessons children learn at school, this book is filled with activities that help children understand the value of each digit in a number (place value), and provide practice in adding and subtracting 2-digit and 3-digit numbers in columns. Wipe-clean pages offer endless practice, and answers and secret notes for grown-ups are at the back.

Wipe-Clean Investigating Living Things 7-8

Wipe-Clean Investigating Living Things 7-8

Author: Hannah Watson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2020

Help children develop their understanding of human, animal and plant biology with this activity book. Topics covered include pollination, seed dispersal, food groups, skeletons and more. Part of the Usborne Key Skills series that supports the Science lessons children learn at school, with answers and secret notes for grown-ups are at the back.

Spelling Practice Book 7-8

Spelling Practice Book 7-8

Author: Kirsteen Robson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2020

Part of the Usborne Key Skills series that supports the English lessons children learn at school, this handy pad is filled with 120 spelling activities. Add prefixes and suffixes, tackle tricky starting and ending sounds, choose the right homophones and more. The activities get progressively harder throughout, and all the answers are at the back.

Mindful Me: Get Outdoors A Mindfulness Guide to Noticing Nature

Mindful Me: Get Outdoors A Mindfulness Guide to Noticing Nature

Author: Paul Christelis Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/11/2019

This mindfulness story book for children will help improve attention spans and observation skills. Simple mindfulness activities are interspersed throughout the story. Mindfulness techniques have been shown to help relieve stress and anxiety and improve health and mental well-being. It's Saturday morning and Jada and her brother Michael are watching TV. It's a beautiful day and Dad wants to get them outside so he invents 'The Garden Game'. Whoever notices the most interesting things is the winner. At first, they can't see anything. Just grass and flowers. But by looking slowly, more closely, and using all of their senses, they soon begin to notice lots of fascinating things. Small things they would not have noticed before seem so much bigger and interesting. And finally, their sense of smell leads them to the prize! The story shows how the children use mindfulness - the ability to pay attention to the present moment with curiosity - to help them pay attention in everyday life. Mindfulness practices (exercises) are integrated into each story, and expanded on in the 'Notes to Parents and Teachers' section at the end of the books. Readers are invited to PAUSE at various points in the story to notice their own present moment experience. The four stories in the Mindful Me series explore how a mindful attitude to life can enhance enjoyment, promote a sense of calm and confidence, and provide young people with a 'friend for life'. The books can be used at home or in the classroom, for storytime or as part of the PSHCE curriculum. The other titles are: Breath by Breath: A Mindfulness Guide to Keeping Calm Exploring Emotions: A Mindfulness Guide to Dealing with Emotions Sleep Easy: A Mindfulness Guide to Getting a Good Night's Sleep

Mindful Me: Breath by Breath A Mindfulness Guide to Feeling Calm

Mindful Me: Breath by Breath A Mindfulness Guide to Feeling Calm

Author: Paul Christelis Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/11/2019

This mindfulness story book for children includes simple mindfulness activities, which have been shown to help relieve stress and anxiety and improve health and mental well-being. This book teaches children to notice their breathing and use calming breaths to help deal with feelings of pain, worries and nervousness. In this story, Sam helps his friends, Lenny and Selina, to feel calm and in control when they find themselves in difficult situations, such as before a school show or after a painful fall. Mindfulness practices (exercises) are integrated into the story, and expanded on in the 'Notes to Parents and Teachers' section at the end of the book. Readers are invited to PAUSE at various points in the story to notice their own present moment experience. The four stories in the Mindful Me series explore how a mindful attitude to life can enhance enjoyment, promote a sense of calm and confidence, and provide young people with a 'friend for life'. The books can be used at home or in the classroom, for storytime or as part of the PSHCE curriculum. The other titles are: Exploring Emotions: A Mindfulness Guide to Dealing with Emotions Get Outdoors: A Mindfulness Guide to Noticing Nature Sleep Easy: A Mindfulness Guide to Getting a Good Night's Sleep

Mindful Me: Exploring Emotions A Mindfulness Guide to Dealing with Emotions

Mindful Me: Exploring Emotions A Mindfulness Guide to Dealing with Emotions

Author: Paul Christelis Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/09/2019

This mindfulness story book for children includes simple mindfulness activities, which have been shown to help relieve stress and anxiety and improve health and mental well-being. This book shows children how to cope with different emotions, from anger and jealous, to sadness and disappointment. The children are gently guided into mindfulness exercises that encourage an exploration of emotions. Everyone notices the weather outside, right? But did you realise that weather occurs inside of you too? It's a hot and sunny Sports Day, but Abu's internal weather is different. He is feeling nervous and scared. For Abu, feeling nervous is like watching a storm approaching: it can be scary. Manisha's weather is different She feels angry. Anger is like a burning, hot sun. Kenton feels sad. For Kenton, sadness feels like a grey, drizzly day that seems to last forever. But they all soon discover that emotions are like the weather, changing throughout the day. Sometimes the weather feels pleasant; when we feel happy, relieved or excited. And sometimes it feels unpleasant; when we feel anger, sadness or frustration. But we don't have to worry about getting stuck with unpleasant emotions because, just like the weather outside, the weather inside will change too. This book teaches readers to enjoy the pleasant feelings when they are present, and remember that the unpleasant ones will pass. The four stories in the 'Mindful Me' series explore how a mindful attitude to life can enhance enjoyment, promote a sense of calm and confidence, and provide young people with a 'friend for life'. Mindfulness can help us to improve concentration, calm unpleasant emotions, and even boost our immune systems. The books can be used at home or in the classroom, for storytime or as part of the PSHCE curriculum. The other titles are: Breath by Breath: A Mindfulness Guide to Keeping Calm It's Beautiful Outdoors: A Mindfulness Guide to Noticing Nature Sleep Easy: A Mindfulness Guide to Getting a Good Night's Sleep

Mindful Me: Sleep Easy A Mindfulness Guide to Getting a Good Night's Sleep

Mindful Me: Sleep Easy A Mindfulness Guide to Getting a Good Night's Sleep

Author: Paul Christelis Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/09/2019

Help your child to get a good night's sleep. This mindfulness story book for children includes simple mindfulness activities, which have been shown to help relieve stress and anxiety and improve health and mental well-being. This story follows the adventures of twins, Billy and Betty, as they struggle to get to sleep. Billy's mind is noisy, constantly chattering, keeping him awake. Betty finds, as soon as her eyes close, that she starts to worry about what will happen the next day at school: will her friend Helen want to play with her? And what about that spelling test! The story shows how they use mindfulness to help them fall asleep. Mindfulness practices (exercises) are integrated into the story, and expanded on in the 'Notes to Parents and Teachers' section at the end of the book. Readers are invited to PAUSE at various points in the story to notice their own present moment experience. The four stories in the 'Mindful Me' series explore how a mindful attitude to life can enhance enjoyment, promote a sense of calm and confidence, and provide young people with a 'friend for life'. The books can be used at home or in the classroom, for storytime or as part of the PSHCE curriculum. The other titles are: Breath by Breath: A Mindfulness Guide to Keeping Calm Emotions and Me: A Mindfulness Guide to Exploring Emotions Get Outdoors: A Mindfulness Guide to Noticing Nature

The Big London Treasure Hunt

The Big London Treasure Hunt

Author: Jennifer Gray Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/06/2019

Ermine the Determined has landed in London! She can't wait to see Big Ben, ride a red bus, and help her new friend Minty uncover her family's lost Tudor treasure. But someone else has got their eyes on the prize... Can Ermine and Minty find their fortune before the devious villain grabs the gold?

Moon's First Friends One Giant Leap for Friendship

Moon's First Friends One Giant Leap for Friendship

Author: Susanna Leonard Hill Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/05/2019

Fractions Practice Pad 7-8

Fractions Practice Pad 7-8

Author: Simon Tudhope, Holly Bathie Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/02/2019

Part of the Usborne Key Skills series that supports the Maths lessons children learn at school, this handy pad is filled with 140 tear-off activity sheets that help children practise their fractions from halves to tenths. The activities get progressively harder throughout the pad, and all the answers are at the back.

Wipe-Clean Creative Writing 7-8

Wipe-Clean Creative Writing 7-8

Author: Caroline Young Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/2018

Part of the Usborne Key Skills series that supports the English lessons children learn at school, this entertaining book is filled with creative writing activities, including writing speech, using adjectives and completing a comic strip. Wipe-clean pages offer endless practice, and answers and secret notes for grown-ups are at the back.

100 Screen-Free Ways To Beat Boredom

100 Screen-Free Ways To Beat Boredom

Author: Kris Hirschmann Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/08/2018

Pocket your smartphone, put away your tablet, and unplug your games console! This book is the perfect screen-free boredom-buster for when you're trapped indoors. Packed with short activity ideas and step-by-step project instructions, this fun-filled book proves you don't need lots of special materials, bought toys, or planning to have a great time away from a screen. From craft, to cooking, gardening to games, this great resource book is jam-packed with fun activities to dip into whenever kids are bored or need a boost to get them off the couch. Including projects, games and activities for in the home, outdoors, and while travelling, this is the perfect book to spark kids' imagination, away from the computer screen.

Wipe-clean Telling the Time 7-8

Wipe-clean Telling the Time 7-8

Author: Holly Bathie Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/05/2018

Part of the Usborne Key Skills series that supports the maths lessons children learn at school, this entertaining book is filled with activities that build confidence in telling the time to the hour, half hour, quarter past and quarter to. Wipe-clean pages offer endless practice, and answers and secret notes for grown-ups are at the back.

Mindful Me: Breath by Breath A Mindfulness Guide to Feeling Calm

Mindful Me: Breath by Breath A Mindfulness Guide to Feeling Calm

Author: Paul Christelis Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/03/2018

This mindfulness story book for children includes simple mindfulness activities, which have been shown to help relieve stress and anxiety and improve health and mental well-being. This book teaches children to notice their breathing and use calming breaths to help deal with feelings of pain, worries and nervousness. In this story, Sam helps his friends, Lenny and Selina, to feel calm and in control when they find themselves in difficult situations, such as before a school show or after a painful fall. Mindfulness practices (exercises) are integrated into each story, and expanded on in the 'Notes to Parents and Teachers' section at the end of the books. Readers are invited to PAUSE at various points in the story to notice their own present moment experience. The four stories in the 'Mindful Me' series explore how a mindful attitude to life can enhance enjoyment, promote a sense of calm and confidence, and provide young people with a 'friend for life'. The books can be used at home or in the classroom, for storytime or as part of the PSHCE curriculum. The other titles are: Exploring Emotions: A Mindfulness Guide to Dealing with Emotions Get Outdoors: A Mindfulness Guide to Noticing Nature Sleep Easy: A Mindfulness Guide to Getting a Good Night's Sleep

Mindful Me: Get Outdoors A Mindfulness Guide to Noticing Nature

Mindful Me: Get Outdoors A Mindfulness Guide to Noticing Nature

Author: Paul Christelis Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/03/2018

This mindfulness story book for children will help improve attention spans and observation skills. Simple mindfulness activities are interspersed throughout the story. Mindfulness techniques have been shown to help relieve stress and anxiety and improve health and mental well-being. It's Saturday morning and Jada and her brother Michael are watching TV. It's a beautiful day and Dad wants to get them outside so he invents 'The Garden Game'. Whoever notices the most interesting things is the winner. At first, they can't see anything. Just grass and flowers. But by looking slowly, more closely, and using all of their senses, they soon begin to notice lots of fascinating things. Small things they would not have noticed before seem so much bigger and interesting. And finally, their sense of smell leads them to the prize! The story shows how the children use mindfulness - the ability to pay attention to the present moment with curiosity - to help them pay attention in everyday life. Mindfulness practices (exercises) are integrated into each story, and expanded on in the 'Notes to Parents and Teachers' section at the end of the books. Readers are invited to PAUSE at various points in the story to notice their own present moment experience. The four stories in the 'Mindful Me' series explore how a mindful attitude to life can enhance enjoyment, promote a sense of calm and confidence, and provide young people with a 'friend for life'. The books can be used at home or in the classroom, for storytime or as part of the PSHCE curriculum. The other titles are: Breath by Breath: A Mindfulness Guide to Keeping Calm Exploring Emotions: A Mindfulness Guide to Dealing with Emotions Sleep Easy: A Mindfulness Guide to Getting a Good Night's Sleep

Wipe-clean Spelling 7-8

Wipe-clean Spelling 7-8

Author: Jane Bingham Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/02/2018

Part of the Usborne Key Skills series that supports the English lessons children learn at school, this entertaining book is filled with prefix and suffix related activities, including making words negative, adding word endings and a spelling quiz. Wipe-clean pages offer endless practice, and answers and secret notes for grown-ups are at the back.

Mindful Me: Exploring Emotions A Mindfulness Guide to Dealing with Emotions

Mindful Me: Exploring Emotions A Mindfulness Guide to Dealing with Emotions

Author: Paul Christelis Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/01/2018

This mindfulness story book for children includes simple mindfulness activities, which have been shown to help relieve stress and anxiety and improve health and mental well-being. This book shows children how to cope with different emotions, from anger and jealous, to sadness and disappointment. The children are gently guided into mindfulness exercises that encourage an exploration of emotions. Everyone notices the weather outside, right? But did you realise that weather occurs inside of you too? It's a hot and sunny Sports Day, but Abu's internal weather is different. He is feeling nervous and scared. For Abu, feeling nervous is like watching a storm approaching: it can be scary. Manisha's weather is different She feels angry. Anger is like a burning, hot sun. Kenton feels sad. For Kenton, sadness feels like a grey, drizzly day that seems to last forever. But they all soon discover that emotions are like the weather, changing throughout the day. Sometimes the weather feels pleasant; when we feel happy, relieved or excited. And sometimes it feels unpleasant; when we feel anger, sadness or frustration. But we don't have to worry about getting stuck with unpleasant emotions because, just like the weather outside, the weather inside will change too. This book teaches readers to enjoy the pleasant feelings when they are present, and remember that the unpleasant ones will pass. The four stories in the 'Mindful Me' series explore how a mindful attitude to life can enhance enjoyment, promote a sense of calm and confidence, and provide young people with a 'friend for life'. Mindfulness can help us to improve concentration, calm unpleasant emotions, and even boost our immune systems. The books can be used at home or in the classroom, for storytime or as part of the PSHCE curriculum. The other titles are: Breath by Breath: A Mindfulness Guide to Keeping Calm It's Beautiful Outdoors: A Mindfulness Guide to Noticing Nature Sleep Easy: A Mindfulness Guide to Getting a Good Night's Sleep

Trouble in New York

Trouble in New York

Author: Jennifer, (Children's story writer) Gray Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/12/2017

Meet Ermine. She may be small but she's on a BIG journey around the world. Ermine the Determined is off to explore NEW YORK. She can't wait to visit Central Park Zoo, ride in a yellow taxi, and zoooom to the top of the Rockefeller building! But when her suitcase is switched, Ermine finds some robbers are hot on her tail... Ermine: one fabulously funny and furry heroine who can't help but find adventure wherever she goes. First in a new series from best-selling and award-winning Jennifer Gray, with gorgeous black-and-white illustrations from Elisa Paganelli throughout.

Wipe-Clean Times Tables 7-8

Wipe-Clean Times Tables 7-8

Author: Holly Bathie Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/2017

This fun book is a perfect way to help young children begin to learn about times tables. The book revises the 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8 and 10 times tables and introduces the 7, 9, 11 and 12 times tables, all based on the UK National Curriculum for 7-8 year olds. The durable, wipe-clean pages allow children to practise again and again. Illustrations:Full colour throughout WARNING! Not suitable for children under 36 months because of small parts. Choking hazard. Ink from pen may not be washable.

Wipe-Clean Grammar & Punctuation 7-8

Wipe-Clean Grammar & Punctuation 7-8

Author: Hannah Watson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/2017

Join a group of friendly animals to discover the difference between suffixes and prefixes and main and subordinate clauses. The book covers the formation of compound nouns, conjunctions, prepositions, linking clauses, the present perfect tense, paragraphs and inverted commas. The durable, wipe-clean pages allow children to practise again and again. Illustrations:Full colour throughout WARNING! Not suitable for children under 36 months because of small parts. Choking hazard. Ink from pen may not be washable.

Wipe-Clean Fractions 7-8

Wipe-Clean Fractions 7-8

Author: Holly Bathie Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/10/2017

This fun book is a perfect way to help children learn about fractions alongside a group of animal characters. Concepts covered include writing fractions, adding fractions, equivalent fractions and ordering fractions, all based on the UK National Curriculum for 7-8 year olds. The durable, wipe-clean pages allow children to practise again and again. Illustrations:Full colour throughout WARNING! Not suitable for children under 36 months because of small parts. Choking hazard. Ink from pen may not be washable.

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