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Aspects of British History Beyond 1066 Pack B of 2

Aspects of British History Beyond 1066 Pack B of 2

Author: Ben Hubbard Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/07/2018

The Aspects of British History Beyond 1066 series looks at significant developments, events and turning points in Britain's history from 1066 onwards. Each book describes events as they unfolded at the time as well as the effects that they have had on the Britain we know today.

Crime and Punishment Through the Ages

Crime and Punishment Through the Ages

Author: Ben Hubbard Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/07/2018

Can you imagine a time when the punishment for stealing was death by hanging? Or when a person had to plunge their arm into boiling water to prove their innocence? It is hard to believe, but these are all punishments for crimes committed in Britain during the last 1,000 years. Some crimes have changed and others remain the same. However, how we punish crime has changed a lot ... thankfully! This book tells the gruesome story of British crime and punishment over the centuries, from 1066 to the present. With fascinating topic fact boxes and a timeline, this book will keep readers on the straight and narrow!

Digital Citizens: My Digital Future

Digital Citizens: My Digital Future

Author: Ben Hubbard Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/07/2018

Become a sensible, informed digital citizen with this handy guide The future is digital! But what developments might this bring? This book explores the world of digital technology today and how it could look tomorrow. The Internet can be a fun, creative, collaborative place to share, learn and experience the world and connect with all kinds of people. But being a good digital citizen comes with responsibilities and advisories. These books will help children aged 7+ navigate this sophisticated and ever-changing form of communication.

Digital Citizens: My Digital World

Digital Citizens: My Digital World

Author: Ben Hubbard Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/07/2018

Become a sensible, informed digital citizen with this handy guide In today's digital world, real and onlife life are ever more closely linked. This book will help you to successfully combine these two worlds - and to know when to keep them apart! The Internet can be a fun, creative, collaborative place to share, learn and experience the world and connect with all kinds of people. But being a good digital citizen comes with responsibilities and advisories. These books will help children aged 7+ navigate this sophisticated and ever-changing form of communication.

Our Digital Planet Pack A of 4

Our Digital Planet Pack A of 4

Author: Ben Hubbard Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/06/2018

Easy-to-read text and clear photos make a complex topic easy for beginning readers to understand. Readers learn about the workings of computers and how to use them safely.

Time Travel Guides: Roman Britain and Londinium

Time Travel Guides: Roman Britain and Londinium

Author: Ben Hubbard Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/05/2018

Travel back in time to Londinium and find out all about the Romans in Britain. Like modern travel guides, the books in this series highlight must-see features and explain local culture. Each highlighted destination contains an explanation of what took part in these areas, as well as a look at important artefacts found there providing a bigger picture of life in the past. Typical travel guide notes include, 'best time to visit', 'what to eat' and 'where to stay'. Perfect for the KS2 history curriculum.

Time Travel Guides: The Stone Age and Skara Brae

Time Travel Guides: The Stone Age and Skara Brae

Author: Ben Hubbard Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/05/2018

Travel back in time to Skara Brae and find out all about life in the Stone Age. Like modern travel guides, the books in this series highlight must-see features and explain local culture. Each highlighted destination contains an explanation of what took part in these areas, as well as a look at important artefacts found there providing a bigger picture of life in the past. Typical travel guide notes include, 'best time to visit', 'what to eat' and 'where to stay'. Perfect for the KS2 history curriculum.

Digital Citizens: My Rights and Rules

Digital Citizens: My Rights and Rules

Author: Ben Hubbard Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/05/2018

Learn how to be a good digital citizen with these innovative illustrated books In today's world, everyone should have the right to become a digital citizen, with access to the Internet. All digital citizens should also have certain rights, just like in the real world. However, with these rights come certain responsibilities. The Internet can be a fun, creative, collaborative place to share, learn and experience the world and connect with all kinds of people. But being a good digital citizen comes with responsibilities and advisories. These books will help children aged 7+ navigate this sophisticated and ever-changing form of communication. Based on the ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) Nine Elements of Digital Citizenship. Why not look for the other books in the series: My Digital Rights and Rules; My Digital Future; My Digital World; My Digital Safety and Security; My Digital Community and Media

Digital Citizens: My Health and Wellness

Digital Citizens: My Health and Wellness

Author: Ben Hubbard Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/05/2018

Learn how to be a good digital citizen with these innovative illustrated books Clever digital citizens understand that a healthy body means a healthy mind. To make the most of our time in the online world, we need to stay fit and well, and keep safe. This book will help young readers to find the right balance. The Internet can be a fun, creative, collaborative place to share, learn and experience the world and connect with all kinds of people. But being a good digital citizen comes with responsibilities and advisories. These books will help children aged 7+ navigate this sophisticated and ever-changing form of communication. Based on the ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) Nine Elements of Digital Citizenship Why not look for the other books in the series: My Digital Rights and Rules; My Digital Future; My Digital World; My Digital Safety and Security; My Digital Community and Media

Troy

Troy

Author: Ben Hubbard Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/05/2018

Was this the face that launch'd a thousand ships And burnt the topless towers of Ilium? - Christopher Marlowe, Doctor Faustus A story of gods and mortals, of such famous episodes as the Trojan Horse and Achilles mortally wounded in his heel, of warriors such as Odysseus and Hector, of beauties such as Helen, of leaders such as Agamemnon and Menelaus, the Trojan War is a classic story from the ancient world that never ceases to lose its appeal. But how well do we really know it? Do we remember Odysseus feigning madness to avoid the battle? Or Achilles, that great warrior, disguising himself as a woman so that he didn't have to fight? Troy - An Epic Tale of Rage, Deception & Destruction tells the story of the Trojan War from its beginnings with the sparring of the gods to the love story between Paris and Helen to the war fleet, the siege, and on to the final battles and destruction of the city. From a conflict that's set in motion by Helen - 'the face that launched a thousand ships' - it ends, ten years later, with Odysseus setting sail on what turns out to be his own ten- year voyage home. The book offers a fascinating history that provides a broader context for the war, examining the social and political background, the role of women in Greek society, and the weapons and style of warfare practiced. It also highlights where sources differ on aspects of the story. Illustrated with more than 180 colour and black-and-white artworks, photographs and maps, the book is an expertly written account and investigation of one of the classic stories of ancient mythology.

Using Digital Technology

Using Digital Technology

Author: Ben Hubbard Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2018

Digital technology can sometimes be overwhelming. Find out what computers are used for. Learn how to store information, search online, play games and more.

Staying Safe Online

Staying Safe Online

Author: Ben Hubbard Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2018

Are you ever overwhelmed with the amount of information online? Find out how to navigate the online world easily and safely.

How Coding Works

How Coding Works

Author: Ben Hubbard Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2018

This book takes the mystery out of computer programming. Learn about coding, algorithms and more.

How Computers Work

How Computers Work

Author: Ben Hubbard Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2018

Ever wonder what goes on inside your computer? Take a look into how processors, networks and more are all connected.

Battersea Dogs & Cats Home: I Want a Dog

Battersea Dogs & Cats Home: I Want a Dog

Author: Ben Hubbard Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/03/2018

'Jam packed with the information necessary to make an informed decision about getting a dog.' - The School Librarian Learn about looking after dogs with this heart-warming story. Would you really love a dog but don't know the first thing about how it will affect you and your family? This book gives young children aged 6+ all information they and their families need to see if they could take on this big responsibilty. The information is given through the story of Alex who is is desperate to get a dog, but the rest of his family don't think it's a good idea. So Alex decides to start a scrapbook to discover what a dog needs. He finds out about different dog breeds and what they are like. He looks around his home and wonders where the dog will live. He goes out with his friend to walk her dog. He collects photos of different dog breeds and adds labels with their temperaments, how to care for them etc. Alex's family see his enthusiasm and begin to get on board with the idea. Together they visit a puppy from a local family but they also visit a rescue centre and decide to get an adult dog from there. Using Jason Chapman's lively illustrations and Alex's photographic scrapbook, this 'two books in one' describes the behaviour and needs of dogs and how it affects a family's life day-to-day in a charming and fun way. The book is endorsed and checked by Battersea Dogs & Cats Home.

Dot.Common Sense

Dot.Common Sense

Author: Ben Hubbard Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/01/2018

'A clear, down-to-earth book about online safety' - Parents in Touch Join Olivia and Sam as they discover the wonders of the Internet but learn about how to be safe while they explore. They learn how to deal with cyber bullying and be a good digital citizen, how to keep personal information private and much more. At the end of every chapter the 'Awesome Internet' feature reminds us about all the great things you can do on the Internet, too. Whether you want to use social media safely, use your smartphone or email without downloading something nasty or you're worried that you might be addicted to gaming or experiencing cyber bullying, this illustrated book is a great guide to what you might encounter online for children aged 7+.