Meet monsters, ogres and giants – plus a very grumpy troll – from all over the world. Ten entertaining stories include a female Jack climbing the beanstalk, a lonely ogre and a brave little tailor whose adventure begins with some annoying flies and a pot of jam.
Reports show that reading or being read to for ten minutes every day will significantly improve children’s reading skills. This short story collection supports this – each story taking about ten minutes to read. Ideal for sharing with younger children; as children learn to read on their own they can tackle these simple stories on […]
How could plastic-eating bacteria help reduce waste? Can a river be given human rights? Could we generate all the power we need from the sun and the wind? How do woolly sweaters help penguins in peril? Would building a giant sunshade in space stop the world from overheating? Find the answers to these questions and […]
This scribble-in activity book is packed full of inventions to design or discover, from real historical breakthroughs to crazy contraptions to get you out of bed in the morning. The process of inventing is explained in detail, from initial ideas through to developing prototypes and applying for patents.
Discover magical princesses, mighty dragons, mischievous monkeys and more, in this captivating collection of classic Chinese tales. Specially selected and retold for readers today, each story is brought vividly to life by traditional Chinese brush-and-ink illustrations.
WINNER OF A 2018 BOOK OF THE YEAR ABIA Bestsellers. Award-winners. Superstars. This anthology has them all. With brilliantly entertaining short stories from beloved young adult authors Amie Kaufman, Melissa Keil, Will Kostakis, Ellie Marney, Jaclyn Moriarty, Michael Pryor, Alice Pung, Gabrielle Tozer, Lili Wilkinson and Danielle Binks, this all-new collection will show the world […]
When was the webcam invented and why? Do imaginary numbers exist? What is fuzzy logic? Find the answers these questions about the amazing world of numbers, computers and coding, along with loads of other curious, amazing and mind-boggling facts, in this eye-catching book that is absolutely bursting with information. Illustrations: Full colour throughout
What was the ‘Flute of Shame’? Which two US Presidents were arrested for reckless riding? Why would an African king be afraidof a parrot’s egg? Find the answers these questions, along with loads of othercurious, amazing and shocking facts from history in this eye-catching book thatis absolutely bursting with information. Illustrations: Full colourthroughout
Whether at home or at school, morning or night, we all eat food. This book provides a wonderful insight to every aspect of food from farming to cooking, nutrition to tasting. Find out what colour carrots used to be, what the last meal served on the Titanic was and which spice is more expensive than […]