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Izzi Howell - Author

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Books by Izzi Howell

Extraordinary Buildings The Science of How and Why They Were Built

Extraordinary Buildings The Science of How and Why They Were Built

Author: Izzi Howell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/05/2020

Many buildings are just four walls and a roof. But some buildings are engineering wonders and are extraordinary to behold. Put on your hard hat and go behind the scenes to find out how and why some of the world's most famous buildings were built. Explore the design, construction and engineering processes that went into creating some of these marvellous buildings. Extraordinary Buildings will leave you with a better understanding and a greater appreciation of these amazing structures.

Go Quiz Yourself!: Around the World

Go Quiz Yourself!: Around the World

Author: Izzi Howell Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/05/2020

Learning loads of facts is boring, right? Not with this book! Get your quiz on to become the ultimate expert on people, places and animals around the world. This book is the ultimate combination of facts and fun. Each chapter has loads of fast facts followed by a short quiz, which makes it the perfect tool for revising for a test or for becoming the quizmaster of the world. It covers a huge range of topics, from the seven continents, to climate and biomes and the plants and animals that live in these habitats, to the cultures and customs of people of different countries, and Earth's magnificent and iconic landmarks - both natural and human-made. These books are designed as a companion resource for children studying core curriculum topics. Illustrations, timelines and graphics work with captions and extended texts to challenge the reader's skills in memory, comprehension and reading. Kids will barely realise they are learning when the competitive element takes over as they aim to become the Quizmaster. The books contain loads of information, but as the quiz sections are spaced evenly throughout, it can make the challenge less overwhelming. Readers can choose to read a section and then answer those questions, or read the book and then attempt the whole quiz in one go. It can be used to test themselves, test their friends or as a ready-made resource for teachers in need of a pop-quiz for their class. Suitable for children aged 8+ who are studying natural history and physical and human geography as part of the Key Stage 2 curriculum. Also perfect for fact-mad kids who explode with facts like a volcano erupts lava. Other titles in this series: Dinosaurs Human Body Outer Space Science Sport

Go Quiz Yourself!: Human Body

Go Quiz Yourself!: Human Body

Author: Izzi Howell Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/05/2020

Learning loads of facts is boring, right? Not with this book! Get your quiz on to become the ultimate biology buff on the human body. This book is the ultimate combination of facts and fun. Each chapter has loads of fast facts followed by a short quiz, which makes it the perfect tool for revising for a test or for becoming the quizmaster of the universe. It covers a huge range of topics, from the brain, reflexes and nervous system, to how we move, breathe, feel pain and grow. The human body is astounding in so many ways and this book is a whistle-stop tour inside and out. These books are designed as a companion resource for children studying core curriculum topics. Illustrations, timelines and graphics work with captions and extended texts to challenge the reader's skills in memory, comprehension and reading. Kids will barely realise they are learning when the competitive element takes over as they aim to become the Quizmaster. The books contain loads of information, but as the quiz sections are spaced evenly throughout, it can make the challenge less overwhelming. Readers can choose to read a section and then answer those questions, or read the book and then attempt the whole quiz in one go. It can be used to test themselves, test their friends or as a ready-made resource for teachers in need of a pop-quiz for their class. Suitable for children aged 8+ who are studying Space as part of the Key Stage 2 curriculum. Also perfect for space-mad kids who devour facts like a black hole devours galaxies. Titles in this series: Around the World Dinosaurs Human Body Outer Space Science Sport

The Bright and Bold Human Body: The Digestive System

The Bright and Bold Human Body: The Digestive System

Author: Izzi Howell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/05/2020

Use eye-grabbing diagrams to help you to discover the human body in glorious technicolour! With eye-grabbing diagrams and amazing facts, The Digestive System takes a vibrant look at journey of food through our bodies. This colourful and fact-packed series provides an accessible look at the human body through bright and bold graphics. With spread-filling diagrams, a colour-blocking approach, and simple text and captions, The Bright and Bold Human Body presents the incredible scale and complexity of the human body in small, digestible chunks. As well as this, surprising statistics and close-up photos allow children ages 9+ to gain an insight into the wonders of our bright and bold bodies.

Ecographics: Overpopulation

Ecographics: Overpopulation

Author: Izzi Howell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/05/2020

A powerful look at the global crisis of overpopulation Earth's population is growing at the rate of 1 billion people every 15 years. This unprecedented growth puts a massive strain on the resources our planet can supply, and many people go hungry or do not have clean water to drink. Can we find a way to balance healthy population growth with taking care of our unique planet - before it's too late? Our Earth is facing huge environmental challenges, from plastic pollution choking our oceans to critical loss of biodiversity. Ecographics aims to raise young readers' awareness of these challenges with the latest headline-grabbing facts and stats, pertinent case studies and powerful photos. It also suggests simple steps all readers can take to help make a difference. Perfect for children aged 8 and up.

The Bright and Bold Human Body: The Brain and Nervous System

The Bright and Bold Human Body: The Brain and Nervous System

Author: Izzi Howell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/05/2020

Use eye-grabbing diagrams to help you to discover the human body in glorious technicolour! With eye-grabbing diagrams and amazing facts, The Brain and Nervous System takes a vibrant look at the body's primary communication network. This colourful and fact-packed series provides an accessible look at the human body through bright and bold graphics. With spread-filling diagrams, a colour-blocking approach, and simple text and captions, The Bright and Bold Human Body presents the incredible scale and complexity of the human body in small, digestible chunks. As well as this, surprising statistics and close-up photos allow children ages 9+ to gain an insight into the wonders of our bright and bold bodies.

Ecographics: Energy

Ecographics: Energy

Author: Izzi Howell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/05/2020

A powerful look at the environmental crisis of energy supply, with simple steps we can all take to reduce our energy usage Energy makes our world work, but at a huge cost to the environment. As the polluting fossil fuels gradually run out, can we replace them with renewable, planet-friendly alternatives - before it's too late? Our Earth is facing huge environmental challenges, from plastic pollution choking our oceans to critical loss of biodiversity. Ecographics aims to raise young readers' awareness of these challenges with the latest headline-grabbing facts and stats, pertinent case studies and powerful photos. It also suggests simple steps all readers can take to help make a difference.

The Genius of: The Anglo-Saxons Clever Ideas and Inventions from Past Civilisations

The Genius of: The Anglo-Saxons Clever Ideas and Inventions from Past Civilisations

Author: Izzi Howell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/04/2020

Which genius ideas and inventions began with the Anglo-Saxons? What did they develop that we use to this day? Find out how the Anglo-Saxons farmed their land, built their houses and organised their society. Discover their brilliant developments in defence, law, language and storytelling that have influenced the way we live today. This book is part of The Genius of series, which looks at the major discoveries, inventions, influences and legacies of key periods of history. Other titles in this series: The Genius of the Vikings The Genius of the Romans The Genius of the Stone, Bronze and Iron Ages The Genius of the Ancient Egyptians The Genius of the Ancient Greeks The Genius of the Benin Kingdom The Genius of the Maya

Fact Planet: Volcanoes

Fact Planet: Volcanoes

Author: Izzi Howell Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/04/2020

Discover a world of amazing facts and information with Fact Planet! Learn about volcanoes and find out how they form, where they are most likely to be and how scientists study them through diagrams and case studies. Fact Planet is a lively, information-filled geography series, packed full of colourful illustrations, clear explanations and fun quizzes to test your knowledge. The eye-catching flat illustrations combined with occasional photos bring geography and environmental issues to life. Other topics covered in this series are earthquakes, mountains, pollution, rivers and coasts, animals at risk, settlements and Earth's resources. Perfect for the geography curriculum at KS2, this series is suitable for children aged 7 and up.

Fact Planet: Pollution

Fact Planet: Pollution

Author: Izzi Howell Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/04/2020

Discover a world of amazing facts and information with Fact Planet! Learn about the different kinds of pollution and how they affect humans, animals and planet Earth. Find out what can be done to avoid it through diagrams and case studies. Fact Planet is a lively, information-filled geography series, packed full of colourful illustrations, clear explanations and fun quizzes to test your knowledge. The eye-catching flat illustrations combined with occasional photos bring geography and environmental issues to life. Other topics covered in this series are volcanoes, mountains, earthquakes, rivers and coasts, animals at risk, settlements and Earth's resources. Perfect for the geography curriculum at KS2, this series is suitable for children aged 7 and up.

Cats React to Science Facts

Cats React to Science Facts

Author: Izzi Howell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/04/2020

Share in the wonderment of science with a crew of crazy cats and measure your amazement, awe and disgust alongside their furry feline faces! Like every topic, science becomes more interesting when cats are involved. Cats React to Science Facts is an engaging and fun way to understand the world of science. It's just purrfect! A vast cast of feline friends take us on a tour of the core areas of science from outer space and the human body, to forces and materials. Bitesize text, fun photos, diagrams, dollops of humour and a react-o-meter all help to make science memorable and fun to learn. This book is a great gift for cat lovers and science students aged 7 and beyond, covering key science topics in a unique way.

Masterminds: Katherine Johnson

Masterminds: Katherine Johnson

Author: Izzi Howell Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/04/2020

Meet the S.T.E.A.M. pioneers and discover their fascinating life story and inspirations. Katherine Johnson tells the story of this key scientific figure - covering her early maths skills which saw her attending high school at only 10 years old through to her work at NASA calculating and analysing the flight paths of many spacecraft. She helped send astronauts to the Moon. Masterminds introduces some of the world's great scientists, inventors and artists, retelling their lives and explaining why their work is important. Clear photographic designs bring a real-life quality to these biographies and major S.T.E.A.M. discoveries. Provides an understanding of scientific discoveries and presents inspirational lives from a variety of diverse backgrounds. Includes a timeline of the person's life and shows the ongoing legacy that we can see around us today. Perfect for readers aged 7 and up.

Masterminds: Stephen Hawking

Masterminds: Stephen Hawking

Author: Izzi Howell Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/04/2020

Meet the S.T.E.A.M. pioneers and discover their fascinating life story and inspirations. Stephen Hawking tells the story of this key scientific figure - covering his whole journey from his shocking diagnosis at age 21, through to his career at Cambridge, to his ground-breaking work on black holes and his amazing legacy to science today. Masterminds introduces some of the world's great scientists, inventors and artists, retelling their lives and explaining why their work is important. Clear photographic designs bring a real-life quality to these biographies and major S.T.E.A.M. discoveries. Provides an understanding of scientific discoveries and presents inspirational lives from a variety of diverse backgrounds. Includes a timeline of the person's life and shows the ongoing legacy that we can see around us today. Perfect for readers aged 7 and up.

Go Quiz Yourself!: Science

Go Quiz Yourself!: Science

Author: Izzi Howell Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/03/2020

Learning loads of facts is boring, right? Not with this book! Get your quiz on to become the ultimate science expert. This book is the ultimate combination of facts and fun. Each chapter has loads of fast facts followed by a short quiz, which makes it the perfect tool for revising for a test or for becoming the quizmaster of the world. It covers a huge range of topics, from matter, sound, light and energy, to some remarkable inventions and discoveries and the incredible worlds of living things. These books are designed as a companion resource for children studying core curriculum topics. Illustrations, timelines and graphics work with captions and extended texts to challenge the reader's skills in memory, comprehension and reading. Kids will barely realise they are learning when the competitive element takes over as they aim to become the Quizmaster. The books contain loads of information, but as the quiz sections are spaced evenly throughout, it can make the challenge less overwhelming. Readers can choose to read a section and then answer those questions, or read the book and then attempt the whole quiz in one go. It can be used to test themselves, test their friends or as a ready-made resource for teachers in need of a pop-quiz for their class. Suitable for children aged 8+ who are studying Science as part of the Key Stage 2 curriculum. Also perfect for science-mad kids who smash through facts like the Large Hadron Collider smashes particles. Titles in this series: Around the World Dinosaurs Human Body Outer Space Science Sport

Ecographics: Pollution

Ecographics: Pollution

Author: Izzi Howell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/03/2020

A powerful look at the biggest environmental issues facing our generation Pollution is fast invading every part of Earth, from the deepest ocean to the most remote desert to the very air we breathe. It harms and can even kill people, animals and plant life and is a major factor in climate change. Worse still, almost all pollution is caused by humans. Can we reverse the damage caused by pollution before it's too late? Our Earth is facing huge environmental challenges, from plastic pollution choking our oceans to critical loss of biodiversity. Ecographics aims to raise young readers' awareness of these challenges with the latest headline-grabbing facts and stats, pertinent case studies and powerful photos. Aimed at readers aged 9 and up.

Info Buzz: Famous People Mary Anning

Info Buzz: Famous People Mary Anning

Author: Izzi Howell Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/03/2020

Find out about the life of the fossil collector Mary Anning and her discoveries as a palaeontologist. The book has photos, illustrations and simple text suitable for young children. For children following Book Bands, it is suitable for those reading at Band 9, Gold. The Info Buzz series, for age 5+, helps children develop their knowledge and understanding of the world by covering a wide range of topics in a fun, colourful and interactive way. The books have a lively design, engaging text and photos, questions to get children thinking and talking and teaching notes. Each title is written in conjunction with a literacy consultant and features book band guidance and downloadable activity sheets online.