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Jim Pipe - Author

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Books by Jim Pipe

Tough Guides: How to Survive on a Desert Island

Tough Guides: How to Survive on a Desert Island

Author: Jim Pipe Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/12/2018

Learn about the dangers that lurk on a desert island and how people have devised ways to survive and live there. This series examines how people can and do survive in some of the world's most hostile environments, from the desert and desert islands through to survival on the oceans or the wildernesses of the Arctic and Antarctica. Feature boxes examine key survival techniques and also offer case studies of people who have survived Earth's most inhospitable landscapes. Perfect for readers aged 7 and up.

Titanic

Titanic

Author: Jim Pipe Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2018

The text in the book is quite accessible for the elementary student and yet will appeal to an older audience as well... For use in school and public libraries as well as in personal collections. -Resource Links. There is no limit to our appetite for the Titanic. The ship's demise more than 100 years ago still invites curiosity, fascination and conjecture. This is a meticulously reconstructed adventure of the legendary disaster. Author Jim Pipe assumes the role of one of the many journalists that covered the maiden voyage. He describes the facts: the financiers and builders, the shipyard, the layout and state-of-the-art technology, the passengers, the appointments, staterooms, dining rooms and more, and also the hidden spaces used by the lower-class passengers and the crew.... And of course, he conveys the public astonishment at this new wonder of the world, the biggest ship ever, and unsinkable! The narrator's imaginary account is combined with period photographs, illustrations, tip-ins, booklets and other ephemera and eyewitness accounts of the sinking, including those by surviving children. He covers the aftermath of the tragedy and includes the reports and inquiries of the official investigation. The chapters are: Birth of the Titanic - with technical details; The Voyage Ahead - with guide to whales and seabirds; Boarding the Ship - with gatefold; Cabins Fit for a King - with door flaps; The Height of Luxury - with meal menu; Exploring the Ship - with playing cards; Full Steam Ahead! - with cutaway diagram; The Wireless Room - with secret message in envelope; The Iceberg Hits - with passenger diary; Abandon Ship!; The Rescue - with 1912 newspaper; Aftermath - with booklet showing sinking. From excitement to horror, Titanic is a richly detailed and dramatic experience for readers of all ages.

You Wouldn't Want To Live Without Gaming!

You Wouldn't Want To Live Without Gaming!

Author: Jim Pipe Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2018

Hoping for Peace in Sudan

Hoping for Peace in Sudan

Author: Jim Pipe Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/06/2018

If two children from both sides of a conflict could write to each other, what would they say? This hard-hitting but heartwarming book tells of war and confilict in Sudan over a period of time through the eyes of two fictional children who are corresponding by letter, as penpals. One African Sudanese child is living in a refugee camp; the other child, who is Arabic Sudanese, is from a wealthy, educated family. Discover the lives of ordinary people in a war-torn country and how conflict affects their daily lives.

Hoping for Peace in Iran

Hoping for Peace in Iran

Author: Jim Pipe Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/05/2018

If two children from both sides of a conflict could write to each other, what would they say? This hard-hitting but heartwarming book tells of war and confilict in Iran over a period of time through the eyes of two fictional children who are corresponding by letter, as penpals. One child is living in the United States; the other child is living in Iran. Discover the lives of ordinary people in a war-torn country and how conflict affects their daily lives.

You Wouldn't Want To Be Cleopatra!

You Wouldn't Want To Be Cleopatra!

Author: Jim Pipe Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/11/2017

Hoping for Peace in Iran

Hoping for Peace in Iran

Author: Jim Pipe Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/06/2017

If two children from both sides of a conflict could write to each other, what would they say? This hard-hitting but heartwarming book tells of war and confilict in Iran over a period of time through the eyes of two fictional children who are corresponding by letter, as penpals. One child is living in the United States; the other child is living in Iran. Discover the lives of ordinary people in a war-torn country and how conflict affects their daily lives.

Hoping for Peace in Sudan

Hoping for Peace in Sudan

Author: Jim Pipe Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/06/2017

If two children from both sides of a conflict could write to each other, what would they say? This hard-hitting but heartwarming book tells of war and confilict in Sudan over a period of time through the eyes of two fictional children who are corresponding by letter, as penpals. One African Sudanese child is living in a refugee camp; the other child, who is Arabic Sudanese, is from a wealthy, educated family. Discover the lives of ordinary people in a war-torn country and how conflict affects their daily lives.

You Wouldn't Want To Live Without Trees!

You Wouldn't Want To Live Without Trees!

Author: Jim Pipe Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2016

You Wouldn't Want To Be In The Great Fire Of London!

You Wouldn't Want To Be In The Great Fire Of London!

Author: Jim Pipe Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/03/2016

You Wouldn't Want To Live Without Sleep!

You Wouldn't Want To Live Without Sleep!

Author: Jim Pipe, Mark Bergin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2016

Weather

Weather

Author: Jim Pipe Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/03/2015

Whenever we say it's raining or it's sunny we are talking about the weather. It affects our lives every day from the clothes we wear and the food we eat to the way we travel. Good or bad weather can even change how we feel

Mini-Beasts

Mini-Beasts

Author: Jim Pipe Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/03/2015

Habitats

Habitats

Author: Jim Pipe Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/03/2015

Water

Water

Author: Jim Pipe Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/03/2015

Everyone needs water Farmers need it for growing food and factories need it to do their work. No animal or plant could survive without it. This book explains why water is so precious where it comes from and why we need to save it.

Light and Dark

Light and Dark

Author: Jim Pipe Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/03/2015