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Reading Planet KS2 - Game-Changers: Amazing Artists - Level 6: Jupiter/Blue band

Reading Planet KS2 - Game-Changers: Amazing Artists - Level 6: Jupiter/Blue band

Author: Helen Chapman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/01/2020

Game Changers have the skills, courage and power to change the world! Read about eight amazing artistic Game Changers, from Claude Monet who founded the Impressionist movement, to Frida Kahlo whose powerful self-portraits still captivate us, and Banksy, the mysterious graffiti artist whose thought provoking and often political paintings can be found on street walls in the UK and around the world. Learn more about these trailblazers, who broke with tradition and created incredible works of art. Game Changers: Amazing Artists is part of the Reading Planet range of books for Stars (Lime) to Supernova (Red+) band. Children aged 7-11 will be inspired to love reading through the gripping stories and fascinating information books created by top authors. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and questions to support reading at home and develop comprehension skills. Reading age: 9-10 years

Reading Planet - Australian Schools with Barnaby Bear - Turquoise: Galaxy

Reading Planet - Australian Schools with Barnaby Bear - Turquoise: Galaxy

Author: Helen Chapman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/04/2019

Barnaby Bear is off to Australia to find out how schools are different on the other side of the world. Join him as he makes new friends in the city, the outback and on Christmas Island! Australian Schools with Barnaby Bear is part of the Galaxy range of books from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Galaxy provides captivating fiction and non-fiction for Pink A to White band. The rich collection of highly decodable books immerses children in a range of cross-curricular topics and genres. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and activities to support reading at home as well as comprehension questions to check understanding. Reading age: 6-7 years

Reading Planet - New Wonders of the World - Gold: Galaxy

Reading Planet - New Wonders of the World - Gold: Galaxy

Author: Helen Chapman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/05/2017

Come on a tour to explore the new Wonders of the World, from the Great Wall of China to the Taj Mahal. And finally you can choose your own seventh new Wonder of the World! The Wonders of the World is part of the Galaxy range of books from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Galaxy provides captivating fiction and non-fiction for Pink A to White band. The rich collection of highly decodable books immerses children in a range of cross-curricular topics and genres. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and activities to support reading at home as well as comprehension questions to check understanding. Reading age: 6-7 years

Reading Planet - Hungry Animals - Turquoise: Galaxy

Reading Planet - Hungry Animals - Turquoise: Galaxy

Author: Helen Chapman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/05/2017

The animal kingdom is full of different animals and they all like to eat different things. Learn how to tell a carnivore from a herbivore or omnivore and find which one you are! Hungry Animals is part of the Galaxy range of books from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Galaxy provides captivating fiction and non-fiction for Pink A to White band. The rich collection of highly decodable books immerses children in a range of cross-curricular topics and genres. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and activities to support reading at home as well as comprehension questions to check understanding. Reading age: 6-7 years

How the Birds Got Their Colours: Tales from the Australian Dreamtime Band 13/Topaz

How the Birds Got Their Colours: Tales from the Australian Dreamtime Band 13/Topaz

Author: Helen Chapman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/01/2017

A wonderful collection of creation stories from Australia, telling how the koala lost his tail, the kangaroo got her pouch, as well as how the birds got their colours. Topaz/Band 13 books offer longer and more demanding reads for children to investigate and evaluate. Text type: Traditional tales from another culture Curriculum links: English: fairy stories, myths and legends; books from other cultures and traditions This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.

Reading Planet - My Kitten - Red A: Galaxy

Reading Planet - My Kitten - Red A: Galaxy

Author: Helen Chapman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/10/2016

Max is a beautiful ginger kitten and his owner adores him! Find out how Max is similar, and also different from his owner, and the important things you need to do to look after a kitten. My Kitten is part of the Galaxy range of books from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Galaxy provides captivating fiction and non-fiction for Pink A to White band. The rich collection of highly decodable books immerses children in a range of cross-curricular topics and genres. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and activities to support reading at home as well as comprehension questions to check understanding. Reading age: 4-5 years

Reading Planet - Grow a Pumpkin - Red B: Galaxy

Reading Planet - Grow a Pumpkin - Red B: Galaxy

Author: Helen Chapman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/10/2016

Learn all about pumpkins in this fun non-fiction photographic book, from how to grow them, to what you can make with them, including lanterns and some tasty soup! Grow a Pumpkin is part of the Galaxy range of books from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Galaxy provides captivating fiction and non-fiction for Pink A to White band. The rich collection of highly decodable books immerses children in a range of cross-curricular topics and genres. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and activities to support reading at home as well as comprehension questions to check understanding. Reading age: 4-5 years

Reading Planet - Arctic Adventure - Orange: Comet Street Kids

Reading Planet - Arctic Adventure - Orange: Comet Street Kids

Author: Helen Chapman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/10/2016

Some little owl chicks have just hatched at the wildlife park! When Tess and Finn go to see them, they're swept away to meet some snowy owl chicks - in the Arctic! The owls are hungry and cold, because their mother is missing! Can Finn and Tess find the mother snowy owl? Arctic Adventure is part of the Comet Street Kids range of books from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Comet Street Kids is an action-packed character series with highly decodable books for Pink A to White band. Children will love experiencing the amazing adventures of Rav, Asha, Tess, Finn and Stefan! Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and activities to support reading at home as well as comprehension questions to check understanding. Reading age: 5-6 years

Reading Planet - Amelia Earhart- Green: Galaxy

Reading Planet - Amelia Earhart- Green: Galaxy

Author: Helen Chapman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/10/2016

Amelia Earhart was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Learn about Amelia's adventures in the air in this engaging highly illustrated biography. Amelia Earhart is part of the Galaxy range of books from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Galaxy provides captivating fiction and non-fiction for Pink A to White band. The rich collection of highly decodable books immerses children in a range of cross-curricular topics and genres. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and activities to support reading at home as well as comprehension questions to check understanding. Reading age: 5-6 years

The Meeting Book 50 Practical Tips for How to Have an Effective Meeting

The Meeting Book 50 Practical Tips for How to Have an Effective Meeting

Author: Helen Chapman Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/09/2016

Meetings are alive! Whether it's a few people meeting over coffee or 100 people in a conference room, meetings happen all the time. They are a constantly changing and living pattern; a connection of minds, content and process. Every meeting, no matter how large or small, has the potential to be a dynamic interaction of human brains. The possibilities for success are endless and yet organizations persist in forcing themselves into a rigid straight jacket of endless agendas, boring monologues and tedious PowerPoint. Where agendas are long and aimless. Where people stop each other talking. Where creativity is stifled. Where things go around in circles or grind to a halt. Where time is lost. Now is the time to make a change; to adapt to a better way of working. Now is the time for to take responsibility whether you Attend, Chair or Facilitate meetings; it's over to you to help lead the way. Whether you're problem-solving, innovating, strategizing, visioning, aligning or simply informing-you have more influence than you think. You just need to know how. This book will show you the 3 Big Twists to make all types of meeting successful so that you can begin a new meeting habit that others will want to follow. LID Publishing's popular Concise Advice Lab notebooks are designed to be quick and comprehensive brainstorming tools for busy professionals. The small trim size makes it easy to take along in a briefcase or purse. Interior pages are matte finish, so ink won't smear, and there's plenty of space to jot notes. A ribbon makes it easy to mark your place, and the elastic outer band keeps the notebook closed.

Landmarks of Our World Level 10

Landmarks of Our World Level 10

Author: Helen Chapman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2016

Collins Arabic Big Cat is a guided reading series for ages 3 to 11. The series is structured with reference to the learning progression of Arabic at nursery and primary schools researched especially for Collins. This carefully graded approach allows children to build up their reading knowledge of Arabic step by step. Level 10 books include characters that express emotions and stories with more events. Non-fiction titles introduce terms that might be new to many children. Level 10 books continue to use single spacing and more high-frequency words appear without vowel markings to help the students get used to the traditional norms of printed Arabic. From the pyramids in Egypt to the Sydney Opera House, landmarks have been built all over the world. Find out what makes them so special. Packed with statistics and interesting facts, illustrated with stunning photographs, this information book will be enjoyed by boys and girls alike. A map of the world on pages 22 and 23 shows the location of all the landmarks.

Happy New Year Band 05/Green

Happy New Year Band 05/Green

Author: Helen Chapman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/01/2015

The start of a New Year is celebrated in different ways all over the world. Find out how inside! * Green/ Band 5 books offer early readers patterned language and varied characters. * Text type - An information book. * A map of new year celebrations can be found on pages 22-23 to encourage children to discuss the information. * Curriculum links - Geography: 'Pupils should be taught to ... understand geographical similarities and differences through the study of human and physical geography of a region of the United Kingdom, a region in a European country, and a region within North or South America'.

Landmarks of the World Band 07/Turquoise

Landmarks of the World Band 07/Turquoise

Author: Helen Chapman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/01/2015

From the pyramids in Egypt to the Sydney Opera House, landmarks have been built all over the world. Find out what makes them so special. * Turquoise/ Band 7 books offer literary language and extended descriptions, with longer sentences and a wide range of unfamiliar terms. * Text type - An information book. * A map of the world on pages 22 and 23 shows the location of all the landmarks. * Curriculum links - Geography: 'the location and characteristics of a range of the world's most significant human and physical features'.

Bug Club Non-fiction Yellow B/1C This My Pet 6-pack

Bug Club Non-fiction Yellow B/1C This My Pet 6-pack

Author: Helen Chapman Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 01/09/2010

This title is part of Pearson's Bug Club - the first whole-school reading programme that joins books and an online reading world to teach today's children to read. In this book: Look at the unusual pets This title is suitable for ages 5-6 (Yellow level)

Bug Club NF Purple A/2C Time To Time Travel

Bug Club NF Purple A/2C Time To Time Travel

Author: Helen Chapman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2010

This book is about twins who travel back in time. On their journey they discover many interesting facts about the culture and everyday life of people who lived in ancient times. Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools Helps your child develop reading fluency and confidence Suitable for children age 6-7 (Year 2) Book band: Purple A Phonics phase: 6

Bug Club NF Yellow B/1C This is My Pet

Bug Club NF Yellow B/1C This is My Pet

Author: Helen Chapman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/08/2010

This book describes some of the unusual pets that children have. On each page useful information is given about a particular pet, followed by its correct name. Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools Helps your child develop reading fluency and confidence Suitable for children age 5-6 (Year 1) Book band: Yellow B Phonics phase: 4