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Martin Ursell - Illustrator

Books by Martin Ursell

Space Postman/El cartero espacial

Space Postman/El cartero espacial

Author: Lone Morton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2018

The space postman is delivering letters and parcels to all the planets when disaster strikes! Use the magic of this beautifully illustrated story to introduce young children to a new language. Bilingual text in English and Spanish, a guide to pronouncing the Spanish plus helpful notes for parents.

Space Postman/Le facteur spatial

Space Postman/Le facteur spatial

Author: Lone Morton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2018

The space postman is delivering letters and parcels to all the planets when disaster strikes! Use the magic of this beautifully illustrated story to introduce young children to a new language. Bilingual text in English and French, a guide to pronouncing the French plus helpful notes for parents.

Follow the Swallow

Follow the Swallow

Author: Julia Donaldson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/04/2016

A tale of friendship and exploration, perfect for children learning to read. By Julia Donaldson, author of The Gruffalo. When Apollo the swallow flies to Africa, Chack the blackbird wants to send him a message. But Africa is far away. Can a jumpy dolphin, a grumpy camel, a greedy crocodile and a playful monkey help to deliver the message? The Reading Ladder series helps children to enjoy learning to read. It features well-loved authors, classic characters and favourite topics, so that children will find something to excite and engage them in every title they pick up. It's the first step towards a lasting love of reading. Level 2 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for readers who are growing in confidence and are beginning to enjoy longer stories. Clear type Up to 8 lines per page Bright, appealing pictures for added interest A variety of sentence structures A wider range of vocabulary Strong themes and characters to discuss All Reading Ladder titles are developed with a leading literacy consultant, making them perfect for use in schools and for parents keen to support their children's reading. Book band: Purple

Dragon Boy

Dragon Boy

Author: Pippa Goodhart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/04/2016

An enchanting tale by Pippa Goodhart, perfect for children learning to read. Granda is different from other folk - he talks to the hills. One day, he tells his granddaughter, Lily, an old story about Dragon Boy - a human child who was raised by a dragon mother. The young lad lived happily with his family in the Dragon Hills. He looked like a dragon in his costume of leaves, and he learnt to sing dragon songs. But he couldn't make fire like his dragon friends and somehow, he still felt as if he was the odd one out. Then one day, Dragon Boy is reunited with his real mother and goes to live with his human family, but he still misses his dragon past and he still talks to them when he can. Just like Granda in fact, thinks Lily! The Reading Ladder series helps children to enjoy learning to read. It features well-loved authors, classic characters and favourite topics, so that children will find something to excite and engage them in every title they pick up. It's the first step towards a lasting love of reading. Level 3 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for fluent readers who are beginning to read exciting, challenging stories independently. * Varied sentences * Detailed illustrations to enjoy * Chapters * Interesting characters and themes * A rich range of vocabulary * More complex storylines to stretch confident readers All Reading Ladder titles are developed with a leading literacy consultant, making them perfect for use in schools and for parents keen to support their children's reading. Book band: White.

Grow Organic, Eat Organic

Grow Organic, Eat Organic

Author: Susan Martineau Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/11/2012

What does organic mean? How do you make an organic garden? Why are worms and ladybirds so important? Discover the answers to these questions as well as lots of other useful advice in this lovely first book for budding organic gardeners and cooks. It's always exciting to cultivate your own plants, whether in pots, window-boxes or in the garden - and everyone loves to eat fresh, home-grown produce. This colourful book is packed with useful information and offers a clear, practical, step-by-step approach to sowing, cooking and eating in harmony with the natural world.

The Pizza Book: Creative Recipes

The Pizza Book: Creative Recipes

Author: Susan Martineau Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/10/2012

Gruesome and revolting recipes for all the family!

Astonishing Art with Recycled Rubbish Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!

Astonishing Art with Recycled Rubbish Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!

Author: Susan Martineau Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/10/2012

Oi! That's not rubbish, that's art! Recycle loads of gruesome materials to make astonishing works of art. From turning onion skins into an Onion Fish to making jewellery from egg shells, these tried and tested projects will impress your family and friends.

The House Across the Quaggy Band 18/Pearl

The House Across the Quaggy Band 18/Pearl

Author: Chris Powling Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/01/2012

There's something mysterious about the big, old house across the river. So when Archie and his two friends are offered a job tidying the attic, they jump at the chance. But sifting through the mess, they stumble upon something priceless, leaving them with a difficult decision. This exciting story by Chris Powling is illustrated by Martin Ursell. * Pearl/Band 18 books offer fluent readers a complex, substantial text with challenging themes to facilitate sustained comprehension, bridging the gap between a reading programme and longer chapter books. * Text type: An adventure story. * Curriculum links: Citizenship: Choices. * This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.

Swallows and Spiders Blue Banana Bind Up

Swallows and Spiders Blue Banana Bind Up

Author: Julia Donaldson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/01/2012

The Gruffalo, for Egmont's Blue Banana series. In Follow the Swallow Chack the blackbird needs to get a message to his friend Apollo the swallow. But Apollo is far away in Africa. In Spinderella a spider longs to learn about numbers, but everyone thinks she's silly. Luckily for Spinderella, her Hairy Godmother has a plan...Blue bananas are illustrated books for NC Level 2 readers learning to tackle longer prose for the first time with the support of extensive illustrations and speech bubbles. They are carefully designed with education in mind, supporting children's understanding of vocabulary and punctuation. Blue Bananas explore the feelings and emotions of characters in a clear fashion.

My Big Book of Drawing and Painting

My Big Book of Drawing and Painting

Author: Martin Ursell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/08/2009

The perfect book for complete beginners or budding artists, guaranteed to inspire you, fill you with confidence and really encourage you to enjoy drawing and painting. Step-by-step guidelines for getting started.

Danny's Blog/El blog de Daniel

Danny's Blog/El blog de Daniel

Author: Stephen Rabley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/02/2008

Is this the end of the road for the orangutan reserve at Pumai? Who will stop logger Brad Coram from taking over and destroying everything? Danny has a plan. Find out if he wins - in Spanish and English!

Cool Circuits and Wicked Wires

Cool Circuits and Wicked Wires

Author: Susan Martineau Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2005

Children can learn about electricity the fun way--by doing projects made from every day materials. Also included are exciting facts about electricity and the people who discovered and developed it.

Dinosaur Dishes and Fossil Food

Dinosaur Dishes and Fossil Food

Author: Susan Martineau Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2004

You Can Draw Cartoons

You Can Draw Cartoons

Author: Martin Ursell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2004

The perfect book for complete beginners or budding artists, guaranteed to inspire you, fill you with confidence and really encourage you to enjoy drawing and painting. Step-by-step guidelines for getting started.

Dragon Boy Red Banana

Dragon Boy Red Banana

Author: Pippa Goodhart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/07/2003

An enchanting tale by Pippa Goodhart for Egmont's red banana series. Granda is different from other folk - he talks to the hills. One day, he tells his granddaughter, Lily, an old story about Dragon Boy - a human child who was raised by a dragon mother. The young lad lived happily with his family in the Dragon Hills. He looked like a dragon in his costume of leaves, and he learnt to sing dragon songs. But he couldn't make fire like his dragon friends and somehow, he still felt as if he was the odd one out. Then one day, Dragon Boy is reunited with his real mother and goes to live with his human family, but he still misses his dragon past and he still talks to them when he can. Just like Granda in fact, thinks Lily! Red bananas are chapter books for newly fluent readers, suitable for NC Level 3 readers. They are carefully designed illustrated books for both entertainment and education, supporting children's understanding of how to read longer books. Red bananas introduce similes and wordplay to encourage an understanding of more literary concepts.

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