Join Mercer Mayerâ€™s classic and beloved character, Little CritterÂ®, as he hosts a pet fair at school. There are animals big and small, furry and feathery, and they all need new homes. With so many new pets in sight, Little Critter just might want one too! Little Critter: Just Pick Us, Please! is a My First I Can Read book, which means itâ€™s perfect for shared reading with a child.
Calling all speed demons! Get your motor running with this exciting and educational visual encyclopedia for children. You'll enjoy the ride on more than 1,000 different types of transport. Gently take to the skies in a hot air balloon or race into space on a rocket. Experience life in the fast lane in a Formula 1 racing car or set sail for new horizons aboard a luxury cruise ship. The world is your oyster as you chart the entire history of transport, from traditional horse and carts to today's high-speed networks and supersonic vehicles. Incredible images accompanied by fact-packed text give you the full lowdown on everything that could possibly take you from A to B. Cars, Trains, Ships and Planes guarantees thrills and spills as you test out the fastest, largest, longest, and costliest modes of transport in the ultimate record-breakers. Put yourself in the driving seat with this complete visual guide to vehicles.
Packed with more than 1,000 incredible images and full of fascinating facts, this beautiful children's book takes you on an exciting expedition through the wonders of the plant kingdom. Explore the incredible world of plants, from the smallest seeds to the tallest trees. Find out about the weirdest, smelliest, and deadliest flowers. Which plants eat insects? How do cacti store water? What flower looks like a bee? Where is the tallest tree in the world? Trees, Leaves, Flowers & Seeds explores the mysterious world of plants to find the answers to these and many more questions. Each type of plant - such as a flowering plant, a tree, a grass, or cactus - is examined close-up, with examples shown from all angles and in cross-section. Picture-filled galleries also show the wonderful variety of plants on different themes, from the habitats they grow in to the plants that supply us with our staple foods. But Trees, Leaves, Flowers & Seeds also takes a fun, more sideways look at some truly strange plants, such as trees with fruits like a giant's fingers, orchids that look like monkey faces, seeds that spin like helicopters, and trees that drip poison. So open this amazing book and find out more about the world of trees, leaves, flowers, and seeds.
An amazing book to develop the creativity of budding artists as they learn about the world around them with the help of colors. The book has a perfect blend of 101 simple and complex designs to provide them with several hours of coloring fun and develop their motor skills, observation and patience.
An entertaining and engaging book for the little ones to enjoy drawing outlines by following the dots and coloring the final picture. The amazing pictures hidden behind the dots will kindle the curiosity of children and give them hours of coloring fun.
Forget about mad scientists and messy laboratories! This incredible, interactive guide for children showcases 101 absolutely awesome experiments you can do at home. Find out how to make a rainbow, build a buzzer, see sound, construct a circuit, bend light, play with shadows, measure the wind, weigh air, and create an underwater volcano. The astonishing variety of experiments are all very easy and entirely safe, with step-by-step text and everyday ingredients. Biology, chemistry, and physics are brought to life, showing budding young scientists that science is all around us all the time. As you have fun trying out experiments with friends and family, core scientific principles are presented in the most memorable way. With chapters covering important topics such as colour, magnets, light, senses, electricity, and motion, the laws of science are introduced in crystal-clear text alongside specially commissioned full-colour photography for children to understand. Follow in the footsteps of Albert Einstein, Marie Curie, and all the other great minds with 101 Great Science Experiments and learn the secrets of science you'll never forget.
Why do we sleep? Do animals dream? Where is the oldest bed in the world? In this compendium of 5-minute true stories, you will travel to Ancient Egypt to explore the five beds of Tutankhamun, jet off into space to see how astronauts get ready for bed, and plunge underwater to learn how hibernating turtles breathe through their bottoms. With up-to-the-minute, expert information and stunning illustrations, this book is the ultimate brainy bedtime companion for young children.
Woody and Buzz, Mike and Sulley, Russell and Dug--the gang's all here, plus more! This treasury stars favorite Disney*Pixar characters and features a padded cover, and beautiful full-page and spot illustrations. With twelve adventure-filled stories that can be read aloud in about five minutes, this collection is the perfect choice before bedtime, on the go, or anytime!
An evocative picture book retelling the Charles Dickens classic for younger children. Ebenezer Scrooge is a mean-spirited old man who hates everything - even Christmas! But when three spirits visit him one Christmas Eve, Scrooge is taken on a journey into the past, present and future that will change him forever. The simple and engaging text is accompanied by atmospheric illustrations by Alan Marks. Beautifully presented, this is an ideal gift for younger children.
The classic Dickens story retold for children growing in reading confidence. Ebenezer Scrooge is a mean-spirited old man who hates everything - even Christmas! But when three spirits visit him one Christmas Eve, Scrooge is taken on a journey into the past, present and future that will change him forever. Part of Young Reading Series 2 for readers growing in confidence. Also available with an audio CD with a dramatic listen-along recording with music and sound effects, followed by a read-along version with prompts for page turns.
All of Lettice's Christmas wishes come true in this magical book and CD set. When Lettice follows some children home and watches them decorate their Christmas tree, she never imagines that she will end up on the top branch dressed as a fairy! Another dream comes true for Lettice in this magical Christmas story, full of sparkly surprises. CD Track 1 with music and sound Track 2 read along version
HBO's hit series A GAME OF THRONES is based on George R R Martin's internationally bestselling series A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE, the greatest fantasy epic of the modern age. A CLASH OF KINGS is the second volume in the series. 'Nobody does fantasy quite like Martin' Sunday Times Throughout Westeros, the cold winds are rising. From the ancient citadel of Dragonstone to the forbidding lands of Winterfell, chaos reigns as pretenders to the Iron Throne of the Seven Kingdoms stake their claims through tempest, turmoil and war. As a prophecy of doom cuts across the sky - a comet the colour of blood and flame - five factions struggle for control of a divided land. Brother plots against brother and the dead rise to walk in the night. Against a backdrop of incest, fratricide, alchemy and murder, the price of glory is measured in blood.
This book is a compilation of your daily duas that will guide through your everyday life. Presented in a simple form with attractive illustrations that will be easy for your children to understand and memorize. May the practice of dua bring you closer to Islam and in the same time, develop pious and righteous Muslim.
Travel back into the rich feline fantasy world of the Warrior Cats in the fifth book series! Battles for honour and territory continue as Fireheart takes over the ThunderClan in this dramatic adventure. With Bluestar both increasingly ill, Fireheart must take on even more responsibility within ThunderClan. But terrible dreams of danger and death haunt Fireheart's dreams, as Tigerclaw seeks revenge and renegade dogs threaten everyone. Has StarClan abandoned ThunderClan forever?
A delightful version of Shakespeare's play specially retold for children to read themselves. The enchanting story of magic and mix-ups, fairies and fools is retold in a captivating style, with beautiful illustrations that bring the characters to life. Includes links to carefully chosen websites with video clips and activities. Part of Young Reading Series 2 for readers growing in confidence.
Prepare for the jaw-dropping finale of Sabaa Tahir's beloved New York Times bestselling An Ember in the Ashes fantasy series, and discover: Who will survive the storm? Picking up just a few months after A Reaper at the Gates left off... The long-imprisoned jinn are on the attack, wreaking bloody havoc in villages and cities alike. But for the Nightbringer, vengeance on his human foes is just the beginning. At his side, Commandant Keris Veturia declares herself Empress, and calls for the heads of any and all who defy her rule. At the top of the list? The Blood Shrike and her remaining family. Laia of Serra, now allied with the Blood Shrike, struggles to recover from the loss of the two people most important to her. Determined to stop the approaching apocalypse, she throws herself into the destruction of the Nightbringer. In the process, she awakens an ancient power that could lead her to victory - or to an unimaginable doom. And deep in the Waiting Place, the Soul Catcher seeks only to forget the life - and love - he left behind. Yet doing so means ignoring the trail of murder left by the Nightbringer and his jinn. To uphold his oath and protect the human world from the supernatural, the Soul Catcher must look beyond the borders of his own land. He must take on a mission that could save - or destroy - all that he knows.
HBO's hit series A GAME OF THRONES is based on George R R Martin's internationally bestselling series A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE, the greatest fantasy epic of the modern age. A STORM OF SWORDS: BLOOD AND GOLD is the SECOND part of the third volume in the series. 'Colossal, staggering . . . one of the greats' SFX The Starks are scattered. Robb Stark may be King in the North, but he must bend to the will of the old tyrant Walder Frey if he is to hold his crown. And while his youngest sister, Arya, has escaped the clutches of the depraved Cersei Lannister and her son, the capricious boy-king Joffrey, Sansa Stark remains their captive. Meanwhile, across the ocean, Daenerys Stormborn, the last heir of the Dragon King, delivers death to the slave-trading cities of Astapor and Yunkai as she approaches Westeros with vengeance in her heart.
The thrilling third book in Chris Colfer's No.1 New York Times bestselling A Tale of Magic... series Brystal Evergreen is running out of time. It's almost been a year since she made a deal with Death to find and destroy the Immortal in exchange for her life and she still hasn't found a single clue about who or where the Immortal is. To make matters worse, something dark and malignant has risen from deep within the earth, threatening life as we know it. To stop this new evil, the fairies and witches must work with all the kingdoms and territories, including the Righteous Brotherhood and their Army of the Dead. But is the threat more familiar than they expected? And why are a secretive group of Sorcerers convinced Xanthous Hayfield is connected to it? Have you discovered the rest of the series: A Tale of Magic and A Tale of Witchcraft? Chris Colfer is also the author of the million-copy bestselling series The Land of Stories.
The enchanting sequel to the No. 1 New York Times bestseller A Tale of Magic, from the author of The Land of Stories, Chris Colfer. Perfect for readers of The School for Good and Evil and Pages & Co. Brystal Evergreen changed the world, but the journey is just beginning ... Brystal Evergreen and her friends have saved the world from the evil Snow Queen and secured worldwide acceptance for the magical community. However, when a mysterious new witch named Mistress Mara arrives at the Academy, the celebrations are cut short. As Mistress Mara begins recruiting faeries into her rival school of Witchcraft, it becomes clear she has dark intentions. And soon Brystal's friend Lucy becomes embroiled in an ominous plot against mankind. Elsewhere, the fragile peace is on the brink of shattering. Outrage has spread throughout the kingdoms in opposition to the legalisation of magic. And a dangerous and centuries old clan known as the Righteous Brotherhood has resurfaced, with one goal in mind: to exterminate all magical life for ever ... starting with Brystal ... Filled with brand-new adventures and a cast of memorable characters, both familiar and new, Chris Colfer's writing will sweep you away into a world of magic and wonder.
This book is a wonderful gift for the children in your life. Not only is it educational, but fun at the same time. You and your children will start with A is for ""akhlaaq"" that is manners in our deen and finish with Z is for ""zulm"", it could be injustice of tyranny
Disney takes the classic sci-fi adventure, A Wrinkle in Time to the silver screen! With an all-star cast that includes Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Chris Pine, and newcomer Storm Reid, the major motion picture brings the world of Wrinkle to life for a new generation of fans. Meg always felt she was different and when she and her little brother Charles Murry go searching for their lost father, they find themselves travelling on a dangerous journey through a 'wrinkle in time'. As the cosmic evil forces of darkness threaten to swallow the universe, Meg must overcome her insecurities and channel all her inner strengths - her stubbornness, anger and ultimately her love - to save her family. An exciting mixture of fantasy and science fiction, which all the way through is dominated by the funny and mysterious trio of guardian angels known as Mrs Whatsit, Mrs Who and Mrs Which, A Wrinkle in Time is an empowering story about the battle between good and evil and the power of love.
A collection of eight of Aesop's best-loved fables retold for children growing in reading confidence. Sly foxes, thirsty storks and greedy dogs all feature in these fun stories, each with its own moral at the end. Usborne Young Reading has been developed with reading experts from Roehampton University. Also available with an audio CD with a dramatic listen-along recording with music and sound effects, followed by a read-along version with prompts for page turns.
Aladdin is a poor boy who lives with his mother. What happens when he meets a magician and finds a magical lamp? Based on the traditional Arabian folk tale. Read it yourself with Ladybird is one of Ladybird's best-selling reading series. For over thirty-five years it has helped young children who are learning to read develop and improve their reading skills. Each Read it yourself book is very carefully written to include many key, high-frequency words that are vital for learning to read, as well as a limited number of story words that are introduced and practised throughout. Simple sentences and frequently repeated words help to build the confidence of beginner readers and the four different levels of stories support children all the way from very first reading practice through to independent, fluent reading. Each book has been carefully checked by educational consultants and can be read independently at home or used in a guided reading session at school. Further content includes comprehension puzzles, helpful notes for parents, carers and teachers, and book band information for use in schools. Aladdin is a Level 3 Read it yourself book, suitable for children who are developing reading confidence and stamina, and are eager to start reading longer stories with a wider vocabulary.
When Aladdin finds his long-lost uncle, he is promised riches beyond his dreams. But is everything what it seems? The ancient tale of mystery, magic and adventure, with dusty lamps, beautiful princesses and wish-granting genies, is brought to life in this picture book with stunning illustrations by Lorena Alvarez.
Albert Einstein was a famous scientist who questioned everything-even the laws of physics! Einstein's innovative thinking paved the way for many important inventions and discoveries that helped shape the world we live in. Beginning readers will learn about the milestones in Albert Einstein's life in this Level Two I Can Read. This biography includes a timeline and photos about the life of this inspiring scientist. Albert Einstein: A Curious Mind is a Guided Reading Level Q and a Level Two I Can Read book, geared for kids who read on their own but still need a little help.
From the series that brings to life the fascinating lives of famous historical figures Lively speech, gentle humour and full-colour illustrations bring the reader closer to the action as the story unfolds Young readers will learn about each famous character as they read about their achievements, tribulations and triumphs Part of Young Reading Series 3 for fully confident readers.
In Alice's adventures, nothing's ever as it seems, for Wonderland is magical, beyond your wildest dreams! First Stories: Alice in Wonderland is a perfect introduction, for young children, to Lewis Carroll's magical story Alice in Wonderland. Push, pull and turn mechanisms bring the story to life and introduce all the main characters, Alice, the White Rabbit, the March Hare, Mad Hatter, Dormouse and of course the Queen of Hearts. Beautifully brought to life by Colonel Moutarde's illustrations.
A charming picture book based on the beloved Lewis Carroll classic. A perfect introduction to the story for younger children, who will be enthralled by the magical story of Alice's adventures down the rabbit hole. Featuring the sumptuous artwork of Mauro Evangelista.
Attractive retelling of Lewis Carroll's story with evocative illustrations. Clear, engaging text to encourage independent reading with direct speech and speech bubbles. Part of Young Reading Series 2 for readers growing in confidence. Also available with an audio CD with a dramatic listen-along recording with music and sound effects, followed by a read-along version with prompts for page turns.
HarperCollins is proud to present its range of best-loved, essential classics. 'Alice was beginning to get very tired of sitting by her sister on the bank, and of having nothing to do: once or twice she had peeped into the book her sister was reading, but it had no pictures or conversations in it, and what is the use of a book, thought Alice, without pictures or conversations?' So begins the tale of Alice, who follows a curious White Rabbit down a hole and falls into Wonderland, a fantastical place where nothing is quite as it seems: animals talk, nonsensical characters confuse, Mad Hatters throw tea parties and the Queen plays croquet. Alice's attempts to find her way home become increasingly bizarre, infuriating and amazing in turn. A beloved classic, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland has continued to delight readers, young and old, for over 150 years.
Step 11 contains two rhyming stories that build on the phonics learnt in previous steps and focus on different pronunciations of familiar sounds. Read it yourself with Ladybird is one of Ladybird's best-selling reading series. For over thirty-five years it has helped young children who are learning to read develop and improve their reading skills. Each Read it yourself book is very carefully written to include many key, high-frequency words that are vital for learning to read, as well as a limited number of story words that are introduced and practised throughout. Simple sentences and frequently repeated words help to build the confidence of beginner readers and the different levels of books support children all the way from very first reading practice through to independent, fluent reading. There are more than one hundred titles in the Read it yourself series, ranging from classic fairy tales and traditional world stories to favourite children's brands such as Peppa Pig and Peter Rabbit. A range of first reference titles complete the series, with information books about favourite subjects that even the most reluctant readers will enjoy. Each book has been carefully checked by educational consultants and can be read independently at home or used in a guided reading session at school. Further content includes comprehension questions or puzzles, helpful notes for parents, carers and teachers, and book band information for use in schools. Aliens! is a Level 0 Read it yourself book, designed for children who are developing their synthetic phonics skills. Books 1 to 12 introduce letters and sounds in a systematic order.
Now a major film starring Elle Fanning and Justice Smith on Netflix. A compelling and beautiful story about a girl who learns to live from a boy who wants to die. Theodore Finch constantly thinks of ways he might kill himself, but each time something good stops him. Violet Markey exists for the future, counting the days until she can escape her Indiana town and her aching grief for her late sister. When they meet on the ledge of a tower, what might have been their end turns into their beginning. It's only with Violet that Finch can truly be himself - a funny guy who's able to find the joy in life. And when Violet's with Finch, she forgets to count away the days and starts to live them. But as Violet's world grows, Finch's begins to shrink. He's trying to cling on to all the good things in his life, but will it be enough this time?
All Together Now is New York Times bestselling author and illustrator Hope Larson's pitch-perfect graphic novel follow-up for fans of All Summer Long, music lovers, and anyone navigating the ups and downs of friendship. Middle-schooler Bina is having the best time playing in her new band with her friends, Darcy and Enzo. But both the band and her friendships begin to crumble when Darcy and Enzo start dating, effectively relegating Bina to third-wheel status. To make matters worse, Bina's best friend, Austin, starts developing a crush on her . . . one she is not sure she reciprocates. Now Bina must follow her heart. Can she navigate its twists and turns before the lights come up and the music starts playing?
Allah knows what is best for us. Read this book to know what He expects from us and what He likes and dislikes. Allah and Me is a book which discusses some Islamic virtues which we should practice in our daily life in order to live according to Allah's will and become candidates for Paradise. A Muslim does everything for Allah. Every short story in this book includes some questions to make children think, especially about their own behavior in context of the virtue discussed in that story. Each story ends with some Qur'anic verses and hadeeth quotes to stress and highlight the Islamic teaching discussed in that talk.
What if your whole world was a lie? The thrillingly dark conclusion to the No. 1 New York Times bestselling DIVERGENT trilogy. What if a single revelation - like a single choice - changed everything? What if love and loyalty made you do things you never expected? The faction-based society that Tris Prior once believed in is shattered - fractured by violence and power struggles and scarred by loss and betrayal. So when offered a chance to explore the world past the limits she's known, Tris is ready. Perhaps beyond the fence, she and Tobias will find a simple new life together, free from complicated lies, tangled loyalties, and painful memories. But Tris's new reality is even more alarming than the one she left behind. Old discoveries are quickly rendered meaningless. Explosive new truths change the hearts of those she loves. And once again, Tris must battle to comprehend the complexities of human nature - and of herself - while facing impossible choices about courage, allegiance, sacrifice and love. Told from a riveting dual perspective, Allegiant, by #1 New York Times best-selling author Veronica Roth, brings the Divergent series to a powerful conclusion while revealing the secrets of the dystopian world that has captivated millions of readers in Divergent and Insurgent.
Dolphins are one of the most beautiful, intelligent, and friendly animals in the world. Discover why dolphins are so â€œtalkative,â€ where they live, and how humans must help protect them. Did you know that dolphins. . . â€¢ are small whales! â€¢ can live in rivers! â€¢ whistle to one another! â€¢ are sometimes pink! Featuring outstanding full-color photographs from the Wildlife Conservation Society, Amazing Dolphins! is the latest title in an award-winning I Can Read Book series that takes readers into the amazing world of animals. This is a Level Two I Can Read, geared for kids who read on their own but still need a little help. Whether shared at home or in a classroom, the engaging stories, longer sentences, and language play of Level Two books are proven to help kids take their next steps toward reading success.
Amazing Gorillas! is the third paperback title in this exciting series of nonâ€“fiction I Can Read Books that features kids' favorite animals and spectacular photographs from the Wildlife Conservation Society, one of the world's oldest and most respected wildlife conservation organizations. The series explores the amazing animals that share our world and how we can help them survive. The exceptional writing and design of the I Can Read Booksâ€”paired with WCS's global research and conservation efforts, educational programs, and stunning photographsâ€”make this a standout series for children, caretakers, and teachers! This is a Level Two I Can Read, geared for kids who read on their own but still need a little help. Whether shared at home or in a classroom, the engaging stories, longer sentences, and language play of Level Two books are proven to help kids take their next steps toward reading success.
Ever since Amelia Bedelia made her debut in 1963, young readers have been laughing out loud at the antics of this literal-minded but charming housekeeper. A neighbor needs Amelia Bedelia's helping hands, so everyone's favorite housekeeper is off to Miss Emma's house for a day of work. It's a good thing Miss Emma likes to laugh, because Amelia Bedelia makes her usual merry mess! This Level 2 I Can Read is perfect for kids who read on their own but still need a little help. No child can resist Amelia [Bedelia] and her literal trips through the minefield of the English language--and no adult can fail to notice that she's usually right when she's wrong.--The New York Times Book Review
Learn to read with young Amelia Bedelia! Amelia Bedelia has been loved by readers for more than fifty years, and it turns out that her childhood is full of silly mix-ups, too! Amelia Bedelia's friend Rose is having a slumber party. It's Amelia Bedelia's first sleepover, and she's confused. Isn't sleeping boring? Luckily, all the girls in Amelia Bedelia's class are there, and the party is the exact opposite of boring. There are pizzas to eat, games to play, and fingernail polish in all the colors of the rainbow to admire. And when it is time to go to sleep, well, something unexpected happens then, too. Amelia Bedelia discovers that friends and family are the best, no matter what time of day it is, in this Level 1 I Can Read, perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences.
Learn to read with young Amelia Bedelia! Amelia Bedelia has been loved by readers for more than fifty years, and it turns out that her childhood is full of silly mix-ups, too! In this Level 1 I Can Read! story, Amelia Bedelia goes shopping for shoes on a shoestring budget! Amelia Bedelia and her mother need new shoes, but Amelia Bedelia adores her comfy, broken-in sneakers. But the shoe is on the other foot when Amelia Bedelia spots the perfect pairâ€”only to find out that they belong to Mary Jane! This Level 1 I Can Read! series featuring the childhood adventures of Amelia Bedelia will inspire newly independent readers to laugh, read, and expand their vocabularies.
Is America ready for its first queen? If you can't get enough of Harry and Meghan and Will and Kate, you'll love this sequel to the New York Times bestseller that imagines America's own royal family--and all the drama and heartbreak that entails. Crazy Rich Asians meets The Crown. Perfect for fans of Red, White, and Royal Blue and The Royal We. Power is intoxicating. Like first love, it can leave you breathless. Princess Beatrice was born with it. Princess Samantha was born with less. Some, like Nina Gonzalez, are pulled into it. And a few will claw their way in. Ahem, we're looking at you Daphne Deighton. As America adjusts to the idea of a queen on the throne, Beatrice grapples with everything she lost when she gained the ultimate crown. Samantha is busy living up to her party princess persona...and maybe adding a party prince by her side. Nina is trying to avoid the palace--and Prince Jefferson--at all costs. And a dangerous secret threatens to undo all of Daphne's carefully laid marry Prince Jefferson plans. A new reign has begun.... Inventive, fresh, and deliciously romantic--American Royals is an absolute delight! --Sarah J. Maas, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Throne of Glass series and Court of Thorns and Roses series
A thrilling and moving novel about an extraordinary animal caught up in a very human war, for anyone who loved The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips or The Butterfly Lion... By the award-winning former Children's Laureate and author of War Horse. Dresden, 1945. Elizabeth and Karli's mother works at the zoo, where her favourite animal is a young elephant named Marlene. Then the zoo director tells her that the dangerous animals - including the elephants - must be shot before the town is bombed. Unable to give Marlene up, their mother moves her into the back garden to save her... and then the bombs start to fall. Their home destroyed, the whole family must flee the bombed-out city and through the perilous, snow-covered landscape, all the while avoiding the Russian troops who are drawing ever closer. It would be hard enough to do, without an elephant in tow...
Peak into the animal kingdom through simple text and 3D rendered images! An animal encyclopedia bursting with exciting facts and information about animals around the world! Learn about the tiniest crustaceans to the mightiest mammals in stunning detail, from invertebrates, birds, fish and mammals to reptiles and amphibians. This illustrated animal book for kids is packed with: - A wide range of topics - all the major animal groups are introduced along with how they fit into the tree of life - An all-new library of 3D computer-generated artworks that provide digital content that can be animated and utilised beyond the printed page - Facts, infographics, and data boxes so that every topic is covered in-depth while remaining easy to understand at a glance Take a walk on the wild side! This groundbreaking new visual approach to animals demonstrates Earth's most fascinating creatures through crystal-clear computer-generated artworks and astonishing facts. This home reference includes a whole history of evolution and extinction, the classification of animals, the threats facing endangered animals, and a complete timeline of life on Earth. This wildlife encyclopedia is perfect for children aged 9 to 12 who are interested in learning everything there is to know about animals! All kinds of species are seen in spectacular 3D images, alongside accessible fact files and supporting information about biology, habitats, and ecosystems. Children will have fun finding answers to questions about animal babies, animal sizes, how long animals live, what animals eat, how animals protect themselves, animal migration patterns, and so much more! DK's Knowledge Encyclopedia series is filled with amazing facts and imagery that fascinate children and teach them about themselves and the world around them. Interested to learn more? Add Knowledge Encyclopedia Human Body!, Knowledge Encyclopedia Science! or Knowledge Encyclopedia History! to your collection.
What's it like to live and work in icy Antarctica? How do Emperor penguins raise their chicks on the ice? What is an iceberg? Who was the first to reach the South Pole? This book has all the answers and much more, along with photographs, step-by-step illustrations, simple text and links to websites with video clips and activities.
Brrr ... ing! There's the school bell! It's the first day back at school for Arthur and Violet and all of their friends. Time for riding the school bus, going to class, and best of all, eating snacks and playing games at recess. But this year the first day is full of surprises. The bus ride to school is an unexpected adventure, and Arthur's friend, Norman, almost loses his lunch box. Just when things settle down, Arthur finds his snack has disappeared from his lunch box. What will happen next on this exciting first day of school? Beginning readers heading back to school will enjoy the humor in Lillian Hoban's tenth I Can Read Book about these much loved characters.
How do astronomers study planets, stars and galaxies? What are rovers and where have they landed? How do different telescopes work? What is a nebula? Beginner readers can find out the answers in this book, along with lots more fascinating facts. Amazing photographs and illustrations are combined with simple, easy-to-read text and a glossary explaining all the specialist terms used. Find out more about astronomy and stargazing online via Usborne Quicklinks, where you can find out what to see and when, as well as see the latest images captured by telescopes and rovers.
From number one bestselling author David Walliams comes another heartfelt but hilarious hoot of an adventure Stella Saxby is the sole heir to Saxby Hall. But awful Aunt Alberta and her giant owl will stop at nothing to get it from her. Luckily Stella has a secret - and slightly spooky - weapon up her sleeve...
Axel is a little red truck with big wheels and big dreams. In this My First I Can Read! book, Axel and his dog, Rex, go to the speed track and race against trucks and cars that are bigger, better, and faster than he is. Does Axel win Letâ€™s find out! Short declarative sentences, lots of action and fun, age-appropriate vocabulary, sound effects and onomatopoeia, and bold, detailed illustrations make Axel the Truck: Speed Track a great choice for building confidence in emerging readers. Perfect for children who love trucks and other vehicles that go!