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Louise Spilsbury - Author

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Books by Louise Spilsbury

Save the Chimpanzee

Save the Chimpanzee

Author: Louise Spilsbury Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/06/2021

Chimpanzees are one of the most intelligent and engaging animals. So why are they under threat of extinction? Find out all about chimpanzees, the threats they face, what is being done to try and save them and how you can help to answer their SOS call.

Talking About Prejudice

Talking About Prejudice

Author: Louise Spilsbury Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/06/2021

A positive and proactive book that helps you understand and cope with prejudice problems. There's two sides to every story. In Prejudice, you will read two sides to some common dilemmas, sticky situations or issues that children sometimes have to face at difficult times in their lives. Prejudice tackles situations including: being singled out because of a disability, homophobic language, fairness, religious discrimination and racism. The book is structured to help readers see that problems might look different depending on your perspective. This book gently encourages children to be proactive in speaking up and asking for help, both for themselves and others. It shows some simple ways to positively resolve situations, deal with their emotions and maybe even change their mind. The book includes top tips for dealing with your emotions and conflict resolution. The A Problem Shared series looks at tricky situations and common problems from two sides. The books encourage the reader to not only speak out, but also to listen to what others have to say. Some of the core values of PSHE are empathy, mindfulness and engaging with debate and this series puts the reader firmly in the middle, allowing them to make up their own mind about the scenarios presented and to question their own initial assumptions or bias. Perfect resources for students of PSHE at Key Stage 2 aged 9+, these books are also useful as opportunities for discussion topics in class or as role play situations. Title in this series are: Bullying Death Mental Health Prejudice Relationships Social Media

Talking About Mental Health

Talking About Mental Health

Author: Louise Spilsbury Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/06/2021

A positive and proactive book that helps you understand and cope with mental health problems. There's two sides to every story. In Mental Health, you will read two sides to some common dilemmas, sticky situations or issues that children sometimes have to face at difficult times in their lives. Mental Health tackles situations including: academic anxiety, eating disorders, PTSD and self-harming. The book is structured to help readers see that problems might look different depending on your perspective. This book gently encourages children to be proactive in speaking up and asking for help, both for themselves and others. It shows some simple ways to positively resolve situations, deal with their emotions and maybe even change their mind. The book includes top tips for dealing with your emotions and conflict resolution. The A Problem Shared series looks at tricky situations and common problems from two sides. The books encourage the reader to not only speak out, but also to listen to what others have to say. Some of the core values of PSHE are empathy, mindfulness and engaging with debate and this series puts the reader firmly in the middle, allowing them to make up their own mind about the scenarios presented and to question their own initial assumptions or bias. Perfect resources for students of PSHE at Key Stage 2 aged 9+, these books are also useful as opportunities for discussion topics in class or as role play situations. Title in this series are: Bullying Death Mental Health Prejudice Relationships Social Media

Rainforests

Rainforests

Author: Louise Spilsbury, Richard Spilsbury Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/05/2021

Rainforests are lush, healthy forests. These amazing ecosystems are home to around half of all Earth's plants and animals. Find out about rainforests through the use of flowcharts in this fascinating book.

Surviving Puberty

Surviving Puberty

Author: Louise Spilsbury Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/05/2021

Going through puberty can be a challenging time. This book explains how hormones cause various changes in the body for both boys and girls, as well as advice on how to cope with them. Useful tips are highlighted on how to handle topics from persistent spots to the most effective shaving methods. Readers will also gain insight on how to deal with stress at home and at school. Medical and technical terms are defined, and health is emphasized throughout.

Wetlands

Wetlands

Author: Louise Spilsbury, Richard Spilsbury Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/05/2021

A wetland is an area of waterlogged land, where water covers or soaks into the soil for long periods of the year. Wetlands are amazing ecosystems that are home to fish and other wildlife. Find out about wetlands through the use of flowcharts in this fascinating book.

Making Money...and Keeping It!

Making Money...and Keeping It!

Author: Louise Spilsbury Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/05/2021

Managing finances can be tricky, especially if you're doing it for the first time. In this useful resource, readers will learn about earning money through part-time jobs or making and selling products. Other helpful topics covered include saving and making budgets, banks and different types of accounts, and credit cards and debt. Readers will come away knowing how to be a thoughtful consumer and make the most of their money.

Surviving Your Weird Family

Surviving Your Weird Family

Author: Louise Spilsbury Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/05/2021

No matter what their family situation, teenagers can often clash with their relatives on issues ranging from small sibling squabbles to major crises like divorce and abuse. This relateable guide helps students build strong relationships with their parents, siblings and other family members through open communication and compromise. Whether readers live with their biological parents, adopted parents, foster parents or grandparents, they will find helpful advice and resources for navigating and resolving conflicts both big and small.

Save the Cheetah

Save the Cheetah

Author: Louise Spilsbury Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/05/2021

Cheetahs are the fastest mammals on the planet and loved by many people. So why are they under threat of extinction? Find out all about cheetahs, the threats they face, what is being done to try and save them and how you can help to answer their SOS call.

Rules and Responsibilities

Rules and Responsibilities

Author: Louise Spilsbury Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/05/2021

The Children in Our World picture book series helps children make sense of the larger issues and crises that dominate the news in a sensitive and appropriate manner. With relatable comparisons, carefully researched text and striking illustrations, children can begin to understand issues in the news, how they affect people and how readers can help those who are affected. In this book children can explore why we have rules from those in school to laws in society and what happens when rules are broken. Where issues aren't appropriate to describe in words, Hanane Kai's striking and sensitive illustrations help children visualise the issues with images that are suited to their age.

Freshwater

Freshwater

Author: Louise Spilsbury, Richard Spilsbury Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/05/2021

Supporting the geography curriculum, this beautiful book gives readers core information about freshwater biomes - where they are found and what their geography is like, the special adaptations of the vegetation and animals, how people live in these regions and how human influences on the environment have ramifications for the future.

Deserts

Deserts

Author: Louise Spilsbury, Richard Spilsbury Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/05/2021

Supporting the geography curriculum for KS2, this beautiful book gives readers core information about desert biomes - where they are found and what their geography is like, the special adaptations of the vegetation and animals, how people live in these regions and how human influences on the environment have ramifications for the future.

Forensic Investigations of the Ancient Maya

Forensic Investigations of the Ancient Maya

Author: Louise Spilsbury Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2021

Forensic Investigations of the Ancient Romans

Forensic Investigations of the Ancient Romans

Author: Louise Spilsbury Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2021

Talking About Death

Talking About Death

Author: Louise Spilsbury Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/04/2021

A positive and proactive book that helps you understand and cope with death. In Death, you will read two sides to the dilemmas, situations or issues that children sometimes have to face at a difficult time in their lives. Death tackles situations including: the loss of a grandparent, the loss of a sibling, the death of a parent and the death of a friend. The book is structured to help readers see that problems might look different depending on your perspective. This book gently encourages children to be proactive in speaking up and asking for help, both for themselves and others. It shows some simple ways to positively resolve situations, deal with their emotions and maybe even change their mind. The book includes top tips for dealing with your emotions and conflict resolution. The A Problem Shared series looks at tricky situations and common problems from two sides. The books encourage the reader to not only speak out, but also to listen to what others have to say. Some of the core values of PSHE are empathy, mindfulness and engaging with debate and this series puts the reader firmly in the middle, allowing them to make up their own mind about the scenarios presented and to question their own initial assumptions or bias. Perfect resources for students of PSHE at Key Stage 2 aged 9+, these books are also useful as opportunities for discussion topics in class or as role play situations. Title in this series are: Bullying Death Mental Health Prejudice Relationships Social Media

Talking About Bullying

Talking About Bullying

Author: Louise Spilsbury Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/04/2021

A positive and proactive book that helps you understand and cope with bullying. There's two sides to every story. In Bullying, you will read two sides to the dilemmas, sticky situations or issues that children sometimes have to face when dealing with others. Bullying tackles situations including: physical bullying, frenemies, cyberbullying, and when you might be the bully. The book is structured to help readers see that problems might look different depending on your perspective. This book gently encourages children to be proactive in speaking up and asking for help, both for themselves and others. It shows some simple ways to positively resolve situations, deal with their emotions and maybe even change their mind. The book includes top tips for dealing with your emotions and conflict resolution. The A Problem Shared series looks at tricky situations and common problems from two sides. The books encourage the reader to not only speak out, but also to listen to what others have to say. Some of the core values of PSHE are empathy, mindfulness and engaging with debate and this series puts the reader firmly in the middle, allowing them to make up their own mind about the scenarios presented and to question their own initial assumptions or bias. Perfect resources for students of PSHE at Key Stage 2 aged 9+, these books are also useful as opportunities for discussion topics in class or as role play situations. Title in this series are: Bullying Death Mental Health Prejudice Relationships Social Media