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Liz Gogerly - Author

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Books by Liz Gogerly

Go Green! Join the Green Team and learn how to reduce, reuse and recycle

Go Green! Join the Green Team and learn how to reduce, reuse and recycle

Author: Liz Gogerly Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/11/2019

It's Anjali's birthday party and the children have had a great time. But looking around the room at the end, they see mountains of rubbish, from food waste to wrapping paper, burst balloons and small plastic toys. What will happen to all of this waste? The children find out what happens at a recycling centre and about the huge amount of objects that can be recycled or reused. They learn how to take action outside by helping nature, reducing waste at school dinners, and saving energy and water at home. Through chatting to teachers and local people, the children learn all about green topics such as landfills, litter, plastic mountains in oceans and global warming. But it's not all doom and gloom. They discover that there are ways that they can take action to help save their environment and the planet. By walking to school or switching off lights when they don't need them, this book is full of ideas for reducing and reusing. At the end they hold a fun Eco Festival to raise awareness of how easy it is to 'go green'! 'Stop and Think' panels encourage readers to think about the problem in their local area and 'Take Action' panels give advice for how readers can get involved

Heroes Who Help Us From Around the World

Heroes Who Help Us From Around the World

Author: Liz Gogerly Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/08/2019

Nurture a child's natural curiosity with this quirky book about the jobs people do! Think of a person who does a heroic job. Perhaps you're thinking of a firefighter who puts out burning buildings, or a doctor who makes sick people better? These people are definitely heroes, but our world is full of lots of amazing people who's job it is to help us. From park rangers to police officers and from librarians to lifeguards, the heroes who help us are everywhere! Readers will love spotting the similarities and differences between the people and places that are familiar and those that are new to them. It opens up opportunities for talking about interesting careers, diversity and positive role models and will inspire them to become 'everyday heroes' through kindness and compassion. Our heroes in action are beautifully illustrated and accompanied by easy-to-read text, which is great for sharing with a child as they learn to read. It is perfect for more confident readers who can read alone. A truly inclusive and positive book, Heroes Who Help Us represents the diversity of people on our planet and celebrates Earth's infinite varieties of race, gender, ethnicity and abilities. From Botswana to Brazil and from Nepal to New Zealand, many countries from the six inhabited continents are included, and every child reading this book should be able to find themselves represented in some way. Perfect for children aged 5+ who are learning about values and citizenship and for curious minds eager to find out a little more about the amazing people in our world.

Time Trails: Dinosaurs

Time Trails: Dinosaurs

Author: Liz Gogerly, Rob Hunt Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/03/2019

Prepare to take a chronological journey, from over 200 million years ago, when tiny Saltopus hopped around in search of food, and pterosaurs took to the skies, through to huge dinosaurs such as Brachiosaurus and Allosaurus of the late Jurassic Period. Travel right up to the mass extinction event of the Cretaceous Period, which wiped out three quarters of all life on the planet... Perfect for readers aged 7+ who want to find out more about the time of the dinosaurs, and their evolution over millions of years.

Time Trails: Rainforest

Time Trails: Rainforest

Author: Liz Gogerly, Rob Hunt Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/03/2019

Prepare to take a chronological journey, from the first roots grown by newly evolved plants and trees, through blazing fires and climatic changes, to an explosion of flora and fauna as the rainforest blossoms with life. Travel right up to the modern-day, as humans arrive in the lush habitat, changing the rainforest and its inhabitants forever... Perfect for readers aged 7+ who want to find out more about how this huge biome develops, and the different animals that call it their home over millions of years.

Ultimate Superstars: Ariana Grande

Ultimate Superstars: Ariana Grande

Author: Liz Gogerly Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/02/2019

This is the story of how a young girl from Florida began her career in musical theatre, before a big break on television propelled her to international stardom. This retelling of Ariana's life story is perfect for young fans to learn about the early life of a musical megastar, and her amazing rise to fame. Discover a world where dreams really do come true!

Journey Through: China

Journey Through: China

Author: Liz Gogerly, Rob Hunt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/07/2018

Journey Through offers young readers the chance to take a trip through exciting world countries using different modes of transport, from train and car to bicycle and private jet. Along the way the traveller visits highlighted places both well known and less known, and learns lots of exciting facts about history, language, culture and much more. Journey Through China offers a look at the geography landscape, culture and people of this country in the Far East. from the exciting buzz of Hong Kong, through the Gobi Deserts, past Mount Everest and even you'll even visit some pandas in Chengdu as you explore this colourful and diverse part of Asia.

Journey Through: Kenya

Journey Through: Kenya

Author: Liz Gogerly Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/07/2018

Journey Through offers young readers the chance to take a trip through exciting world countries using different modes of transport, from train and car to bicycle and private jet. Along the way the traveller visits highlighted places both well known and less known, and learns lots of exciting facts about history, language, culture and much more. Journey Through Kenya offers a look at the geography landscape, culture and people of this country in East Africa. Explore the exciting buzz of Nairobi, the beautiful national parks and stunning lake Victoria, sample local delicacies and explore the Masai Mara where you might even spot the 'big five' on safari in this colourful and diverse part of the continent of Africa.

Go Green! Join the Green Team and learn how to reduce, reuse and recycle

Go Green! Join the Green Team and learn how to reduce, reuse and recycle

Author: Liz Gogerly Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/07/2018

It's Anjali's birthday party and the children have had a great time. But looking around the room at the end, they see mountains of rubbish, from food waste to wrapping paper, burst balloons and small plastic toys. What will happen to all of this waste? The children find out what happens at a recycling centre and about the huge amount of objects that can be recycled or reused. They learn how to take action outside by helping nature, reducing waste at school dinners, and saving energy and water at home. Through chatting to teachers and local people, the children learn all about green topics such as landfills, litter, plastic mountains in oceans and global warming. But it's not all doom and gloom. They discover that there are ways that they can take action to help save their environment and the planet. By walking to school or switching off lights when they don't need them, this book is full of ideas for reducing and reusing. At the end they hold a fun Eco Festival to raise awareness of how easy it is to 'go green'! 'Stop and Think' panels encourage readers to think about the problem in their local area and 'Take Action' panels give advice for how readers can get involved

A Royal Childhood: 200 Years of Royal Babies

A Royal Childhood: 200 Years of Royal Babies

Author: Liz Gogerly Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/09/2017

A Royal Childhood takes a factual but light-hearted look at the lives of selected royal children from the last 200 years, from Queen Victoria to Prince George and Princess Charlotte. Compare and contrast how royal children were educated then and now and find out about how the general public felt about them. With lots of opportunities to compare and contrast historical and present-day Britain, A Royal Childhood will be of interest to anyone keen on history or the Royal Family. Perfect for children aged 9 and up. Royals included: Royal Children The Lonely Princess: Victoria The Teen Queen: Victoria Queen Victoria's Children 'Poor Bertie': Edward VII The Second Son: George V The Shy Prince: George V 'Lilibet' Princess Elizabeth Future King: Prince Charles The People's Prince: William Party Prince: Harry The Little Prince and Princess: George and Charlotte Glossary Websites/Timeline Index

Journey Through: Brazil

Journey Through: Brazil

Author: Liz Gogerly, Rob Hunt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/07/2017

Journey Through Brazil offers a look at the landscape, culture and people of Brazil, from the exciting buzz of Rio, through the amazing Amazon rainforests to the wave-pounded Atlantic coast. There's so much more to Brazil than carnivals, football and the Amazon and this book will let you delve into this richly cultural and exciting county in South America! Journey Through offers young readers the chance to take a trip through exciting world countries using different modes of transport, from train and car to bicycle and private jet. Along the way the traveller visits highlighted places both well known and less known, and learns lots of exciting facts about history, language, culture and much more.

Journey Through: France

Journey Through: France

Author: Liz Gogerly, Rob Hunt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/05/2017

Journey Through France offers a look at the landscape, culture and people of France, from the exciting buzz of Paris, through the peaceful lavender fields of Provence to the wave-pounded Atlantic coast. Journey Through offers young readers the chance to take a trip through exciting world countries using different modes of transport, from train and car to bicycle and private jet. Along the way the traveller visits highlighted places both well known and less known, and learns lots of exciting facts about history, language, culture and much more. Ideal for readers age 9 and up.

Play the Part: Shopkeeper

Play the Part: Shopkeeper

Author: Liz Gogerly Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/11/2015

Find out what shopkeeper's do. Follow step-up-step activities to make a shop sign, set up an ice cream parlour and make play food. Then follow simple role plays to act out the part of a shopkeeper.

Play the Part: Doctors and Nurses

Play the Part: Doctors and Nurses

Author: Liz Gogerly Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/11/2015

Find out what a doctors and nurses do. Follow step-up-step activities to dress like a doctor, make a stethoscope and doctor's surgery. Then follow simple role plays to act out the part of a doctor or nurse!

Radar: Dance Culture: Brazilian Dance

Radar: Dance Culture: Brazilian Dance

Author: Liz Gogerly Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/06/2015

The amazing mix of martial arts, dance and gravity-defying acrobatics makes Brazil's capoeira one of today's most fascinating dance styles. Make sure it's on your radar! Discover step-by-step guides to some of the popular moves to get you started, learn about the history of this fascinating Brazilian dance, read an interview with a leading capoeira coach and the real life story of a young capoeirista! The Radar series delivers streetwise, hot-topic reads for kids aged 9+. With bold, fresh design and topics that have bags of kid-appeal, Radar will encourage children to read - and keep reading!

Viking Life: Homes

Viking Life: Homes

Author: Liz Gogerly Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/03/2015

The Viking Life series explores the everyday lives of people who lived during the Viking era. This title looks at how and where the Vikings built and furnished their homes. It examines how Viking families lived and worked as well as what people ate and how they enjoyed themselves.

Viking Life: Clothes

Viking Life: Clothes

Author: Liz Gogerly Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/03/2015

The Viking Life series explores the everyday lives of people who lived during the Viking era. This title looks at how clothes were made and worn in Viking times, examines why jewellery was so important and how accessories such as belts were used.