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Moira Butterfield - Author

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Books by Moira Butterfield

Sounds of the Wild

Sounds of the Wild

Author: Moira Butterfield, Stephanie Fizer Coleman Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2020

Dance Like a Flamingo

Dance Like a Flamingo

Author: Moira Butterfield Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/09/2020

Learn how to move and groove like the animals do with this bright, fun and silly book aimed at younger readers to engage them in movement! Scuttle sideways like a crab, leap like a lemur, and waggle dance like a bumble bee. Meet a collection of animals from around the world and discover how they move, and why. The book features a different creature on each spread, along with step-by-step actions to help the kids move just like the animal. The perfect book to read aloud one-to-one, or as a fun activity to engage a group of young children and get them stretching, hopping, wriggling and jumping!

Colours of the World: Green Planet

Colours of the World: Green Planet

Author: Moira Butterfield Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/09/2020

The Secret Life of Trees

The Secret Life of Trees

Author: Moira Butterfield Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/08/2020

My arms stretch out all day long. I can be climbed, but I'm not a mountain. What am I? I am Oakheart, the oldest tree in the forest! Did you know that trees can talk to each other? Or that the oldest living thing is a tree? Let the ancient and mysterious Oakheart, the oldest and wisest tree in the forest, lead you through this beautiful guide to trees. Learn all about how they grow and survive, the many different types, why they are so important to humans, and tree folklore from around the world. Oakheart knows all the trees' secrets, and he's going to share them with you! This collection of delightful stories and engaging facts will impart a love of nature, and inspire you to look after the world around you. Whimsical and detailed illustrations have pride of place in magical tales that mix natural history with a splash of fantasy, creating a book that you will pore over time and again.

Sounds of the Skies

Sounds of the Skies

Author: Moira Butterfield Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/08/2020

Colours of the World: Blue Planet

Colours of the World: Blue Planet

Author: Moira Butterfield Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/08/2020

A Trip to the Future

A Trip to the Future

Author: Moira Butterfield Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/07/2020

This sci-fi approach to non-fiction will take readers on an exciting journey into the future, using cutting-edge science from today to imagine the world of tomorrow. From floating cities to colonies on far-off planets, each spread will take the reader further and further from home. Stunning full-page spreads create an immersive feel, while the text paints a picture of the possibilities ahead - and some surprising achievements already made! Did you know that you can already eat 3D printed food? Or that a group of scientists are trying to build a lift to the Moon? A Trip to the Future is a book for the engineers and scientists of the future!

Home Sweet Home

Home Sweet Home

Author: Moira Butterfield Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/06/2019

What makes a house a home? How is your house similar or different to others around the world? From tents and huts to bobbing boats and apartments high up in the sky - they are all wonderfully varied, but there is something that makes them all special . . . Meet a variety of families throughout the book in this wonderful celebration of different cultures. Discover gers in Mongolia, tree houses in Japan, apartments in Italy, eco houses, canal boats and much, much more.

When There's a Zombie in Your Kitchen

When There's a Zombie in Your Kitchen

Author: Moira Butterfield Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/05/2019

When You're in Love with a Vampire

When You're in Love with a Vampire

Author: Moira Butterfield Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/05/2019

When All Your Friends Are Aliens

When All Your Friends Are Aliens

Author: Moira Butterfield Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/05/2019

Paperscapes: The Amazing World of Animals

Paperscapes: The Amazing World of Animals

Author: Moira Butterfield, Paperscapes Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/02/2019

Perfect for fans of Sir David Attenborough's Seven Worlds, One Planet. Explore the world's most curious creatures, ferocious hunters and master builders in this innovatively designed animal encyclopedia, featuring twenty-eight different animals. Each page has been crafted with beautifully designed images and press-out sections that will allow you to turn your book into an animal parade. From emperor penguins to the giant squid, mobs of meerkats to slow-moving sloths, there's a new animal to meet with every turn of the page. Each animal is presented with information about their appearance, characteristics, habitat, key facts and their conservation status. To see how your Paperscapes book can be turned into a work of art, check out the video below (just above the reviews) or have a look at the Paperscapes author page.

Found!: Roman Britain

Found!: Roman Britain

Author: Moira Butterfield Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/01/2019

What's the first Roman object you can think of? Hadrian's Wall? Did you know that thousands more stone, metal, pottery, and wooden objects have been found from this time in human history? All of these objects can tell us a lot about the Romans. We know about the animals they farmed, the the tools and weapons they used and we know about their everyday life and culture from the remains of the homes they lived in. All over Britain, Roman artefacts have been Found!. Uncover the stories of thirteen incredible finds, what they can tell us about life back then and how they might relate to your life today. Found! is a series of six books that span British archaeological finds from the Stone, Bronze and Iron Ages, Roman Britain, the Viking Age and the Anglo Saxons. Ideal for readers aged 9+ studying history topics at Key Stage 2.

Discover the Celts and the Iron Age: Everyday Life

Discover the Celts and the Iron Age: Everyday Life

Author: Moira Butterfield Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/11/2018

The lives of the ancient Britons were dramatically different from the lives we lead today. There were no large cities, no written languages and for much of the Iron Age there wasn't even any money. Yet the Iron Age Celts were nothing if not creative and skilled artists, farmers, warriors, traders and craftspeople. Incredible artefacts dug from fields, rivers and graves each tell us something about how they lived their lives, their beliefs and gods they worshipped, and how they fought and died. In Everyday Life, discover how tribes were organised and the roles of warriors, chieftains and druids. Find out what Celtic people actually looked like; the hill forts, brochs and roundhouses they lived in; Celtic names and clothes; gods and goddesses and why the technique of making iron tools and weapons had such an impact on their society. Discover the Celts and the Iron Age is a classic history topic series that takes a look at aspects of life in Iron Age Britain through the objects they left behind. Aimed at readers aged 7+ studying Key Stage 2 history.

Discover the Celts and the Iron Age: Warriors and Weapons

Discover the Celts and the Iron Age: Warriors and Weapons

Author: Moira Butterfield Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/11/2018

The lives of the ancient Britons were dramatically different from the lives we lead today. There were no large cities, no written languages and for much of the Iron Age there wasn't even any money. Yet the Iron Age Celts were nothing if not creative and skilled artists, farmers, warriors, traders and craftsmen. Incredible artefacts dug from fields, rivers and graves each tell us something about how they lived their lives, their beliefs and gods they worshipped, and how they fought and died. Discover the Celts and the Iron Age is a classic history topic book that takes a look at aspects of life in Iron Age Britain through the objects they left behind. In Warriors and Weapons, discover why tribes had to fight against each other and the invading Roman Army. Find out what Celtic warriors wore into battle; the weapons they made from bronze and iron; and why they had such a reputation as fearsome fighters. Aimed at readers aged 7+ studying KS2 history.

Found!: Vikings

Found!: Vikings

Author: Moira Butterfield Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/08/2018

What's the first Viking object you can think of? A Viking battle axe or a longship? Did you know that thousands more stone, metal, pottery, bone and wooden objects have been found from this time in human history? All of these objects can tell us a lot about the Vikings. We know about the animals they farmed, the the tools and weapons they used and we know about their everyday life and culture from the remains of the buildings they lived in. All over Britain, Viking artefacts have been Found!. Uncover the stories of thirteen incredible finds, what they can tell us about life back then and how they might relate to your life today. Found! is a series of six books that span British archaeological finds from the Stone, Bronze and Iron Ages, Roman Britain, the Viking Age and the Anglo Saxons. Ideal for readers aged 9+ studying history topics at Key Stage 2.