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First Illustrated Thesaurus

First Illustrated Thesaurus

Author: Jane Bingham, Caroline Young Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/2017

Children can write with confidence with this brightly illustrated thesaurus. Words and synonyms are organised by type (adventure words, etc.) or by topic (in a city, under the sea, etc), with both simple words and more advanced vocabulary included. A handy word finder at the back allows children to look up a word and find its synonyms. Illustrations:Full colour throughout

Wipe-Clean Starting Grammar and Punctuation

Wipe-Clean Starting Grammar and Punctuation

Author: Jane Bingham Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/06/2017

Understanding grammar and punctuation is essential when learning the English language. This durable, wipe-clean book allows children to trace over the dotted letters and punctuation marks and fill in the spaces again and again, helping them to learn the basics of grammar and punctuation. Illustrations: Full colour throughout WARNING! Not suitable for children under 36 months because of small parts. Choking hazard. Ink from pen may not be washable.

Fact Cat: History: Amelia Earhart

Fact Cat: History: Amelia Earhart

Author: Jane Bingham Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/05/2017

Read all about Amelia Earhart, discover how she learnt to fly and find out about her record-breaking flights. Follow the progress of her final flight and explore the reasons why she disappeared. A simple fun picture quiz helps readers to recall what they have read. A perfect one-stop-shop for help with homework assignments! Broad-ranging appeal for nursery age through to Key Stage 2.

Fact Cat: History: Christopher Columbus

Fact Cat: History: Christopher Columbus

Author: Jane Bingham Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/05/2017

Read all about Christopher Columbus and his dream to sail to Asia. Follow his journey into the unknown, discover what he found in America and see what happened to him on his later voyages. A simple fun picture quiz helps readers to recall what they have read. A perfect one-stop-shop for help with homework assignments! Broad-ranging appeal for nursery age through to Key Stage 2.

Start-Up History: Toys

Start-Up History: Toys

Author: Jane Bingham, Ruth Nason Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/03/2017

This book is an engaging exploration of the history toys from the wooden and metal toys of the 19th century, through the emergence of plastic toys to the development of electronic toys today. It considers toys as varied as Noah's ark and dolls and encourages children to use their knowledge of materials and technology to date the toys they are considering. Start-Up History is a series of 6 titles looking at everyday objects and events from their historical perspective and encourages readers to ask questions about what they can see on the page and how that might relate to their own experiences building skills and historical vocabulary. Perfect introductory history texts for 5-7 KS1 readers.

Explore!: Vikings

Explore!: Vikings

Author: Jane Bingham Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/02/2017

Travel back to the time of the Vikings! Where did they come from and where did they settle? What beliefs and traditions did they bring with them? How do we know about the Vikings? Explore this ancient civilisation to understand how prehistoric people have influenced the way we live today. Discover the artefacts that give evidence of they way of life.

Explore!: Anglo Saxons

Explore!: Anglo Saxons

Author: Jane Bingham Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/01/2017

Travel back to the time of the Anglo Saxons! Who was Alfred the Great? Where did the Anglo Saxons come from, and what traditions and beliefs did they bring with them? Explore this ancient civilisation to understand how prehistoric people have influenced the way we live today. Find out how we know about the Anglo Saxons, and how archaeologists and historians have pieced together their story from the evidence and artefacts found. Learn about the Anglo Saxon way of life - how they farmed and feasted, what they believed and where and how they lived. Information about their songs, music, poems, arts and crafts will help you to picture yourself among them. Read an Anglo Saxon warrior's letter, and try your hand at making an Anglo Saxon helmet! Readers will enjoy the bright design and photographic approach.

Fact Cat: History: The Wright Brothers

Fact Cat: History: The Wright Brothers

Author: Jane Bingham Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/01/2017

Read all about the Wright Brothers, find out about their childhoods and follow their early tests and experiments. Learn all about the brothers' first flight and see how their invention changed the world. A simple fun picture quiz helps readers to recall what they have read. A perfect one-stop-shop for help with homework assignments! Broad-ranging appeal for nursery age through to Key Stage 2.

Start-Up History: Remembrance Day

Start-Up History: Remembrance Day

Author: Jane Bingham, Ruth Nason Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/08/2016

Explaining why we remember the people who fought and died, both in World War One, but also in other armed conflicts in a thoughtful and insightful way. Remembrance Day looks at the background to World War One and also focuses on objects, such as poppies and the Cenotaph that are key to the day itself. Key words at the bottom of each spread help children build their vocabulary around particular topics. The mixture of historical and modern photographs help to make the past more relevant to the children. Start-Up History is a series of 6 titles looking at everyday objects and events from their historical perspective and encourages readers to ask questions about what they can see on the page and how that might relate to their own experiences. Perfect introductory history texts for 5-7 KS1 readers.

Junior Illustrated Grammar and Punctuation

Junior Illustrated Grammar and Punctuation

Author: Jane Bingham Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2016

Explore!: Anglo Saxons

Explore!: Anglo Saxons

Author: Jane Bingham Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/09/2015

Travel back to the time of the Anglo Saxons! Who was Alfred the Great? Where did the Anglo Saxons come from, and what traditions and beliefs did they bring with them? Explore this ancient civilisation to understand how prehistoric people have influenced the way we live today. Find out how we know about the Anglo Saxons, and how archaeologists and historians have pieced together their story from the evidence and artefacts found. Learn about the Anglo Saxon way of life -how they farmed and feasted, what they believed and where and how they lived. Information about their songs, music, poems, arts and crafts will help you to picture yourself among them. Read an Anglo Saxon warrior's letter, and try your hand at making an Anglo Saxon helmet! Readers will enjoy the bright design and photographic approach.

Explore!: Shakespeare

Explore!: Shakespeare

Author: Jane Bingham Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/09/2015

Explore the life and times of William Shakespeare, 400 years after his death, with this immersive photographic book. As the world's most famous playwright and his plays are still popular today! This book looks at what life was like in Tudor England, where Shakespeare grew up, delves into what the busy theatres of the time were really like. It also reveals which of Shakespeare's characters Queen Elizabeth I liked best! Read about the different types of play Shakespeare wrote and how he was influenced by the wider world, what it was like to be a Shakespearean actor and find out how to make your own model theatre! The Explore! series delves into the most fascinating topics around for children at Key Stage 2, looking at the topic through a variety of subjects including design anf technology, geography, art, literacy and numeracy.

A World of Food: Italy

A World of Food: Italy

Author: Jane Bingham Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/07/2015

Food is something that we all have in common. We all need to eat to stay alive but the staggering variety of foods eaten around the world and the variety of ways in which they are cooked makes for a fascinating read. Do you know your gnocchi from your Gorgonzola? There's much more to Italian food than pasta and pesto! Discover all about the types of food Italian people eat - from the traditional to the modern - and read about how food is used in cultural and religious celebrations, by families, in different regions and at different times of the year. Then have a go at making an Italian dish of your own using one of the step-by-step recipes. A series of eight titles that explore food from eight very different countries around the world. Each book gives a brief overview of the history of food in each country before you delve deeper into what makes each a unique eating experience.

Explore!: Fairgrounds

Explore!: Fairgrounds

Author: Jane Bingham Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/04/2015

Welcome to the world of fairgrounds! Learn about the history of fairgrounds around the world, their art and music, and the people who run them. Find out about the science behind fairground rides, read an interview with a girl who grew up in a showman community, make your own fairground ride and discover amazing fairground facts and stats.

Explore!: Romans

Explore!: Romans

Author: Jane Bingham Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/03/2015

Learn all about the mighty Romans with this brilliant photographic book. From the rise of Rome and the growth of the Roman Empire to the great emperors, such as Julius Caesar and Mark Antony. We look at the powerful Roman army and how the civilization spread across Europe. Find out how we know about the Romans today, from the amazing buildings that are still standing to the discovery of Pompeii and Herculaneum. Then take a look at Roman gods and godesses, and the entertainments, food, artists, musicians and medicines of the time. Read about the games that took place in great amphitheatres, such as the grand Colosseum, the gladiator fights and exciting chariot races. Then, learn about home and family life of people in ancient Rome. You can even read about a day in the life of a Roman child, and design and make your own mosaic with our brilliant activity page. Discover amazing facts about the Roman civilization!

Explore!: Ancient Egyptians

Explore!: Ancient Egyptians

Author: Jane Bingham Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/03/2015

This photographic book gives you an overview of Ancient Egyptians. From the early kingdoms to the mighty pharaohs that led the Eqyptian world. Learn about Egyptian religion and beliefs, life for ordinary people and the brilliant buildings. We also look at the food, medicine, science, music and art of the time. You can read about a day at temple school and learn to write in hieroglyphics.