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Why Should I Care About the Ancient Egyptians?

Why Should I Care About the Ancient Egyptians?

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/07/2020

The Ancient Egyptians are famous for their pyramids and mummies, but how have these ancient times impacted your life today? From hieroglyphs evolving into emojis and kohl around the eyes evolving into eye liner and mascara, the inventions and discoveries of Ancient Egypt offer us endless reasons to appreciate history.

Reading Planet KS2 - The Lost Civilisations of Latin America - Level 8: Supernova (Red+ band)

Reading Planet KS2 - The Lost Civilisations of Latin America - Level 8: Supernova (Red+ band)

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/01/2020

Get ready to travel back in time and learn about the intriguing people and cultures that existed in what we now know as Mexico, Central and South America from the Maya who built imposing temples and pyramids, to the Inca, who crafted beautiful solid-gold objects and founded the incredible city of Machu Picchu high in the Andes mountains. With this book as your guide, you'll discover many fascinating facts about these mysterious peoples, including the food they ate, the sports they played, the buildings and art they created, and their religious beliefs (which often included human sacrifice!). You'll also uncover why these civilisations were almost entirely lost, and how we know about them today from the traces they left behind, and from their descendants who pass on knowledge of their ancient ancestors. The Lost Civilisations of Latin America is part of the Reading Planet range of books for Stars (Lime) to Supernova (Red+) band. Children aged 7-11 will be inspired to love reading through the gripping stories and fascinating information books created by top authors. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and questions to support reading at home and develop comprehension skills. Reading age: 10-11 years

Reading Planet - Who Wants to be an Olympic Champion? - White: Galaxy

Reading Planet - Who Wants to be an Olympic Champion? - White: Galaxy

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/04/2019

From chariot racing to cycling and bmxing to bobsleigh, in this book, chidren can find out all about Olympians, past and present, and what it takes to be an Olympic or Paralympic champion! Who Wants to be an Olympic Champion is part of the Galaxy range of books from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Galaxy provides captivating fiction and non-fiction for Pink A to White band. The rich collection of highly decodable books immerses children in a range of cross-curricular topics and genres. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and activities to support reading at home as well as comprehension questions to check understanding. Reading age: 6-7 years

Energy for Everyone?: The Business of Energy

Energy for Everyone?: The Business of Energy

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/12/2018

Social Networking: Big Business on Your Computer

Social Networking: Big Business on Your Computer

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/12/2018

Gravity

Gravity

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/10/2018

Why does the rain fall? Why do rivers flow to the sea? The scientific theory of gravity answers these and many more questions we may have about this invisible force. This fascinating book looks at the historical controversies that surround the theory of gravity and tells the stories of the scientists who worked on the theory. It also examines how the theory of gravity was arrived at, how it was tested and what impact the theory has had on our understanding of science today.

Evolution

Evolution

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/07/2018

Where did human beings come from? Why is there such a huge variety of living things on Earth? The theory of evolution answers these and many more questions we may have on where we come from and how life has developed. This fascinating book looks at the historical controversies that surround the theory of evolution and tells the stories of the scientists who worked on the theory. It also examines how the theory of evolution was arrived at, how it was tested and what impact the theory has had on our understanding of science today.

Peace Pen Pals Pack A of 4

Peace Pen Pals Pack A of 4

Author: Nick Hunter, Angela Royston Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 28/06/2018

If two children from both sides of a conflict could write to each other, what would they say? This series looks at key areas of conflict around the globe and examines them from a new perspective in the form of letters written by two children, one on each side of the conflict. Through their eyes, the reader is able to examine the causes of the conflict, and how it affects daily life for the people living in these war-torn areas.

What Is Socialism?

What Is Socialism?

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2018

What is Socialism and how does this political system work? This fascinating book looks at different aspects of Socialism explaining what they are, how they have come about and giving examples of such political systems in the world today.

Hoping for Peace in Afghanistan

Hoping for Peace in Afghanistan

Author: Nick Hunter 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 Afghanistan over the past ten years through the eyes of two fictional children who are corresponding by letter, as penpals. One child, Kelly, is living in the United States; Fatimah is living in war-torn Afghanistan. Discover the lives of ordinary people in a war-torn country and how conflict affects their daily lives.

What Is a Dictatorship?

What Is a Dictatorship?

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/04/2018

What is a Dictatorship and how does this political system work? This fascinating book looks at different aspects of Dictatorships explaining what they are, how they have come about and giving examples of such political systems in the world today.

What Does It Mean to be British?

What Does It Mean to be British?

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/12/2017

The question of what it means to be British has never been more relevant to young people. Government insists that schools promote British values, but what does that really mean? Is it inclusive or does it exclude certain people or ideas? Can you be British and European or Scottish or Indian or Muslim? Is Britishness about a shared history and language, or a set of values? This book does not offer rigid answers to these questions, but asks readers to think about their own personal views and choices and how they would define British identity.

Evolution

Evolution

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/10/2017

Where did human beings come from? Why is there such a huge variety of living things on Earth? The theory of evolution answers these and many more questions we may have on where we come from and how life has developed. This fascinating book looks at the historical controversies that surround the theory of evolution and tells the stories of the scientists who worked on the theory. It also examines how the theory of evolution was arrived at, how it was tested and what impact the theory has had on our understanding of science today.

Gravity

Gravity

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/10/2017

Why does the rain fall? Why do rivers flow to the sea? The scientific theory of gravity answers these and many more questions we may have about this invisible force. This fascinating book looks at the historical controversies that surround the theory of gravity and tells the stories of the scientists who worked on the theory. It also examines how the theory of gravity was arrived at, how it was tested and what impact the theory has had on our understanding of science today.

Engage Literacy Dark Blue Level 32 Pack of 4 Readers

Engage Literacy Dark Blue Level 32 Pack of 4 Readers

Author: Nick Hunter, Wiley Blevins, Nancy Harris Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 25/08/2017

Engage Literacy is the award-winning reading scheme from Raintree. Perfect for both guided and independent reading, its engaging and contemporary content motivates and supports early readers while providing a reliable and instructional framework. Readers in book bands pink to grey are thematically linked in fiction and non-fiction pairs and all readers are precisely levelled, with new vocabulary introduced and reinforced throughout the levels.

How Rights Were Won

How Rights Were Won

Author: Nick Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/08/2017

We all have rights. But the rights we have now were not always protected. For hundreds of years, brave men and women have fought and even died to win the rights that we now enjoy. These are their stories.