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Izzi Howell - Author

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Books by Izzi Howell

Adventures in STEAM: Robots

Adventures in STEAM: Robots

Author: Izzi Howell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/11/2019

Take a look at how a robotic arm is designed, how engineers are devising examples that can be controlled by the human brain just like a real arm, and how the science of electronics allows the robot to interpret electrical signals and move in response. Find out about sensors, code and programming, explore fascinating robots from drones and space rovers to medical robots, and meet some of the world's most famous robots. Try activities such as designing your own rescue robot to squeeze into small spaces. Inject some fun into STEAM topics, with these lively examinations of buildings, robots, computers, vehicles, materials and space! This bright, colourful series aims to inspire children aged 8 and up with a lifelong love of STEAM subjects.

Geographics: Mountains

Geographics: Mountains

Author: Izzi Howell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/2019

Explore mountains around the world and find out how they are created. See what happens when mountains experience erosion and how climate and biomes change with height. Find out about the people, plants and animals that live at high altitudes and the risk of deadly avalanches. Geographics is an engaging series with colourful infographics and photos used to illustrate universal geography topics such as volcanoes, rivers and earthquakes. Perfect for the geography curriculum at KS2 the series is suitable for children aged 8 and up.

Why do we remember?: Charles Darwin

Why do we remember?: Charles Darwin

Author: Izzi Howell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/10/2019

Find out why we remember the great naturalist Charles Darwin and his epic voyages of discovery, and learn how he proposed the theory of evolution, which changed science forever. This simple, friendly children's first history series, aimed at readers aged 5 and up, takes a close look at some key events and personalities through history and reveals how and why they are still important to us today. A perfect support to learning about history at Key Stage 1, each book uses a rich variety of historical sources, from diaries to paintings, to bring events to life, while simple historical vocabulary is introduced and explained. Each book also features a simple timeline and explores how we find about the past. All text has been carefully checked by a historian.

Adventures in STEAM: Buildings

Adventures in STEAM: Buildings

Author: Izzi Howell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/10/2019

Take a look at how skyscrapers were designed, how engineers make sure they stay upright and how the science of gravity means they don't fall down. Find out about scale, plans and perspective, explore interesting architecture from bridges and tunnels to cathedrals and stadiums, and admire the work of some of the world's most famous architects. Try activities such as designing your own skyscraper using marshmallows and spaghetti. Inject some fun into STEAM topics, with these lively examinations of buildings, robots, computers, vehicles, materials and space! This bright, colourful series aims to inspire children aged 8 and up with a lifelong love of STEAM subjects.

Fact Cat: Science: Forces and Magnets

Fact Cat: Science: Forces and Magnets

Author: Izzi Howell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/09/2019

A fantastic resource for children aged 6-8, the Fact Cat series makes a perfect one-stop-shop for help with homework assignments! Why do things fall downwards? How does friction stop you slipping over? What materials are magnetic? Find out about forces like gravity, friction and air resistance and discover the effect the have. Learn why magnets attract or repel objects and how Earth's magnetic field works. A simple fun picture quiz helps readers to recall what they have read.

Ecographics: Climate Change

Ecographics: Climate Change

Author: Izzi Howell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/09/2019

A powerful look at the biggest environmental issues facing our generation Earth is now warmer than at any time in the past 650,000 years, putting it at huge risk from natural disasters from flooding to desertification. How can we reverse climate change before it is 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. Important reading for children aged 9 and up.

Fact Cat: History: Early Britons: Stone Age to Iron Age

Fact Cat: History: Early Britons: Stone Age to Iron Age

Author: Izzi Howell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/09/2019

Read all about Early Britons with the Fact Cat! The Stone Age to Iron Age period was a time of great change in British history. Discover the wonders of the stone, bronze and iron ages: who lived in Britain 6000 years ago? How did our early ancestors live and what did they eat? Find out how we know about life in prehistoric times with the evidence of artefacts and ancient sites that have been discovered. Simple quiz questions at the back help readers to remember what they've just read. Perfect one-stop-shop for help with homework assignments! Broad-ranging appeal for nursery age through to Key Stage 2.

Why do we remember?: Remembrance Day

Why do we remember?: Remembrance Day

Author: Izzi Howell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/09/2019

Why Do We Remember?: Remembrance Day explores how and why on this day we commemorate those who died in wars, from the First World War right up to modern day conflicts. Poppies, memorials and Remembrance Day parades are all also looked at. This simple, friendly children's first history series, aimed at readers aged 5 and up, takes a close look at some key events and personalities through history and reveals how and why they are still important to us today. A perfect support to learning about history at Key Stage 1, each book uses a rich variety of historical sources, from diaries to paintings, to bring events to life, while simple historical vocabulary is introduced and explained. Each book also features a simple timeline and explores how we find about the past. All text has been carefully checked by a historian.

Fact Cat: History: Florence Nightingale

Fact Cat: History: Florence Nightingale

Author: Izzi Howell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/09/2019

Read all about Florence Nightingale and her work during the Crimean War. Find out how she changed the face of nursing from a mostly untrained profession to a highly skilled and well-respected medical profession with very important responsibilities. A simple fun picture quiz helps readers to recall what they have read. A perfect one-stop-shop for help with homework assignments!

Geographics: Biomes

Geographics: Biomes

Author: Izzi Howell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/09/2019

A highly visual and graphic exploration of essential geography topics! Discover the biomes of our planet, from lush rainforests and sweltering deserts to deep oceans and fast-flowing rivers. See how seasons and climates vary across the globe and find out about amazing animal and plant adaptations. Learn about people who live in different places around the world and the dangers that threaten our natural environment. Geographics is an engaging series with colourful infographics and photos used to illustrate universal geography topics such as volcanoes, rivers and earthquakes. Perfect for the geography curriculum at KS2 the series is suitable for children aged 8 and up.

Info Buzz: S.T.E.M: Drones

Info Buzz: S.T.E.M: Drones

Author: Izzi Howell Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/09/2019

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.

Info Buzz: S.T.E.M: Engineering

Info Buzz: S.T.E.M: Engineering

Author: Izzi Howell Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/09/2019

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.

Info Buzz: S.T.E.M: Robots

Info Buzz: S.T.E.M: Robots

Author: Izzi Howell Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/09/2019

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.

Info Buzz: S.T.E.M: Computers and Coding

Info Buzz: S.T.E.M: Computers and Coding

Author: Izzi Howell Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/09/2019

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.

Cats React to Science Facts

Cats React to Science Facts

Author: Izzi Howell Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/09/2019

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.

The Bright and Bold Human Body: The Digestive System

The Bright and Bold Human Body: The Digestive System

Author: Izzi Howell Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/08/2019

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.