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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 KS2 - Game-Changers: Intrepid Explorers - Level 5: Mars/Grey band

Reading Planet KS2 - Game-Changers: Intrepid Explorers - Level 5: Mars/Grey band

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

Game Changers have the skills, courage and power to change the world! Join us on a journey with some game-changing explorers! You will travel with Christopher Columbus, who set out on a voyage and accidentally arrived in the Americas, Amelia Earhart, the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic and Mae C. Jemison, the first black woman to travel into space. Learn about the places they discovered and the exciting adventures they had along the way. Game Changers: Intrepid Explorers 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: 8-10 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

How the Birds Got Their Colours: Tales from the Australian Dreamtime

How the Birds Got Their Colours: Tales from the Australian Dreamtime

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

Build your child's reading confidence at home with books at the right level 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.

The Meeting Book

The Meeting Book

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.

Happy New Year

Happy New Year

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

Landmarks of the World

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 Independent Non Fiction Year Two Purple A Time to Travel

Bug Club Independent Non Fiction Year Two Purple A Time to 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 Guided Non Fiction Year 1 Yellow B This is My Pet

Bug Club Guided Non Fiction Year 1 Yellow B 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

Rapid Reading: Animal Heroes (Stage 6 Level 6B)

Rapid Reading: Animal Heroes (Stage 6 Level 6B)

Author: Helen Chapman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/09/2006

Suitable for children age 7 and above with a reading age of 8 years - 8 years 5 months Part of the Rapid Reading intervention series by Pearson Rapid Stage: Stage 6 Level 6B (equivalent to gold book band) Design supports readers with dyslexia Proven to help children who are behind in their reading to catch up fast Ideal for home learning Rapid Reading is a catch-up intervention reading scheme that has been proven to help children who are behind in their reading to triple their rate of progress. Each carefully-levelled reading book has a dyslexia-friendly design and supports all struggling learners, including those with SEND, to develop their comprehension skills, reading fluency and confidence. Includes 'Before reading' notes to help children read with confidence and 'Quiz' questions to develop understanding. This book contains one fiction text and one non-fiction text on a similar theme.

Rapid Reading: Deadly (Stage 6 Level 6B)

Rapid Reading: Deadly (Stage 6 Level 6B)

Author: Helen Chapman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/05/2006

Suitable for children age 7 and above with a reading age of 8 years - 8 years 5 months Part of the Rapid Reading intervention series by Pearson Rapid Stage: Stage 6 Level 6B (equivalent to gold book band) Design supports readers with dyslexia Proven to help children who are behind in their reading to catch up fast Ideal for home learning Rapid Reading is a catch-up intervention reading scheme that has been proven to help children who are behind in their reading to triple their rate of progress. Each carefully-levelled reading book has a dyslexia-friendly design and supports all struggling learners, including those with SEND, to develop their comprehension skills, reading fluency and confidence. Includes 'Before reading' notes to help children read with confidence and 'Quiz' questions to develop understanding. This book contains one fiction text and one non-fiction text on a similar theme.

Rapid Reading: Trapped (Stage 6 Level 6B)

Rapid Reading: Trapped (Stage 6 Level 6B)

Author: Helen Chapman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/05/2006

Suitable for children age 7 and above with a reading age of 8 years - 8 years 5 months Part of the Rapid Reading intervention series by Pearson Rapid Stage: Stage 6 Level 6B (equivalent to gold book band) Design supports readers with dyslexia Proven to help children who are behind in their reading to catch up fast Ideal for home learning Rapid Reading is a catch-up intervention reading scheme that has been proven to help children who are behind in their reading to triple their rate of progress. Each carefully-levelled reading book has a dyslexia-friendly design and supports all struggling learners, including those with SEND, to develop their comprehension skills, reading fluency and confidence. Includes 'Before reading' notes to help children read with confidence and 'Quiz' questions to develop understanding. This book contains one fiction text and one non-fiction text on a similar theme.

Rapid Reading: Extreme Fear (Stage 6 Level 6B)

Rapid Reading: Extreme Fear (Stage 6 Level 6B)

Author: Helen Chapman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/05/2006

Suitable for children age 7 and above with a reading age of 8 years - 8 years 5 months Part of the Rapid Reading intervention series by Pearson Rapid Stage: Stage 6 Level 6B (equivalent to gold book band) Design supports readers with dyslexia Proven to help children who are behind in their reading to catch up fast Ideal for home learning Rapid Reading is a catch-up intervention reading scheme that has been proven to help children who are behind in their reading to triple their rate of progress. Each carefully-levelled reading book has a dyslexia-friendly design and supports all struggling learners, including those with SEND, to develop their comprehension skills, reading fluency and confidence. Includes 'Before reading' notes to help children read with confidence and 'Quiz' questions to develop understanding. This book contains one fiction text and one non-fiction text on a similar theme.

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: 10/09/2001

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)