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Work & industry / world of work (Children's / Teenage)

See below for a selection of the latest books from Work & industry / world of work (Children's / Teenage) category. Presented with a red border are the Work & industry / world of work (Children's / Teenage) books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Work & industry / world of work (Children's / Teenage) books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Cause, Effect and Chaos!: In Engineering and Industry

Cause, Effect and Chaos!: In Engineering and Industry

Author: Paul Mason Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/06/2020

What happens in engineering and industry when machines break down, the wrong materials are used or the weather overpowers your invention? In the processes of engineering and industry, the smallest action can have a huge impact - and put your safety at risk! Cause, Effect and Chaos! explores the relationship between things, their actions and reactions, and what happens when processes don't go according to plan. From the unfortunate to the truly catastrophic, discover how things work in the world and beyond. Each spread follows a narrative chain with fun illustrations and arrows leading the reader through a different action, process or phenomenon. This highly visual approach, with simple text, makes it the perfect series for imparting STEM and geography concepts.

The Best Ever Jobs In: Art

The Best Ever Jobs In: Art

Author: Rob Colson Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/06/2020

Will your future career be in the exciting world of Art? This book will show you that there is so much more to art jobs than painting and drawing. If you want to be an animator, stylist, photographer, a special effect artist working on big-budget films or even a fine artist creating beautiful works of art, then you're going to need to study STEAM subjects at school. There are lots of careers that use art in one way or another and this book will open your eyes and your mind to the exciting possibilities that art can bring. Delve in and read about some exciting jobs that may inspire you in your future career. You never know where an art career will take you. You might end up at on a film set, travelling the word art directing for mega-brands, styling celebrities or your artworks could even end up being admired in public spaces. Famous and leading artists in their fields are featured throughout. You'll also go behind the scenes in furniture design and testing, on a fashion shoot and restoring a famous painting to discover more about how these artists do their jobs. This series is ideal for readers aged 9+ who are considering their options at school. Many children worry about job opportunities in the future and these books highlight a great range of jobs in STEM and STEAM subject areas, which can help inspire them to think about where they want their lives to take them. Titles in the series: The Best Ever Jobs in Art The Best Ever Jobs in Engineering The Best Ever Jobs in Maths The Best Ever Jobs in Science The Best Ever Jobs in Technology

The Farm That Feeds Us A year in the life of an organic farm

The Farm That Feeds Us A year in the life of an organic farm

Author: Nancy Castaldo Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/05/2020

Where does our food come from? What role do farms play? What's it like to be a farmer? In this charmingly illustrated book, follow a farm throughout the year to discover how the farmer grows fresh and tasty food for us to eat in a sustainable and natural way. Explore the workings of a small-scale, organic family farm and experience the rhythm of farm life. In the spring, visit the chicken coop, till the fields and tour the farm machinery. When summer comes, plant corn, meet the pollinators and head to the county fair. In the fall, make pies and preserves, harvest pumpkins and put the fields to sleep. Winter activities include trimming and pruning the orchard, seed shopping and baking bread. To conclude your year on the farm, learn what you can do to support the farmers who pick our carrots and raise the cows for our milk. A glossary defines key sustainable farming terms. Through this colourful and intimate look at life on a small-scale farm, children will learn not only how the farm feeds us, but how the farmer must feed and care for the farm.

Where Do Clothes Come from?

Where Do Clothes Come from?

Author: Chris Butterworth Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/04/2020

A lively look at materials and technological processes for young children, with stylish illustrations. A lively look at materials and technological processes for young children, with stylish illustrations. The sequel to Lunchbox: The Story of Your Food looks at the processes involved in making the clothes we wear. It traces the journey of a bale of cotton from the field where it was harvested to the factories where it is cleaned, carded and combed, dyed, spun into thread, then woven into cloth and made into a pair of jeans. It also shows how wool is turned into a jumper, artificial fibres created for a football kit, a party dress made out of silk, plastic bottles recycled into a fleece, and how latex from rubber trees becomes a pair of wellies. This fascinating book on technological processes succeeds in being young, child-centred and friendly, but also packs in an enormous amount of information.

The Best Ever Jobs In: Engineering

The Best Ever Jobs In: Engineering

Author: Rob Colson Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/04/2020

Will your future career be in the exciting world of engineering? This book will show you that there is so much more to engineering jobs than studying buildings. If you want to be an aerospace engineer, mess about with chemical reactions, a gadget designer, a nanoengineer designing things on a microscopic scale or even a geothermal engineer, then you're going to need to study STEM subjects at school. There are lots of careers that use engineering in one way or another and this book will open your eyes and your mind to the exciting possibilities that engineering can bring. Delve in and read about some exciting jobs that may inspire you in your future career. You never know where an engineering career will take you. You might end up at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, building a geothermal dam, working on a mega-tunnel, and your engineering designs could even end up being used at the bottom of the ocean or even in outer space. Famous and leading scientists in their fields are featured throughout. You'll also go behind the scenes with NASA, Crossrail, one of the world's largest shipyards and a geothermal power plant to discover more about how these engineers do their jobs. This series is ideal for readers aged 9+ who are considering their options at school. Many children worry about job opportunities in the future and these books highlight a great range of jobs in STEM and STEAM subject areas, which can help inspire them to think about where they want their lives to take them. Titles in the series: The Best Ever Jobs in Art The Best Ever Jobs in Engineering The Best Ever Jobs in Maths The Best Ever Jobs in Science The Best Ever Jobs in Technology

The Best Ever Jobs In: Maths

The Best Ever Jobs In: Maths

Author: Rob Colson Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/04/2020

Will your future career be in the exciting world of maths? This book will show you that there is so much more to a maths career than pushing buttons on a calculator and making graphs. If you want to be a sports analyst, a theme park designer, an astronomer, a climate scientist or even a video game designer, then you're going to need to study maths. There are lots of careers that use maths in one way or another and this book will open your eyes and your mind to the possibilities that maths can bring. Delve in and read about some exciting jobs that may inspire you in your future career. You never know where a maths career will take you. You might end up working with Hawk-Eye at major sporting tournaments, developing top secret AI, cracking ciphers and secret codes and you might even end up being the next Einstein. Famous and leading scientists in their fields are featured throughout. You'll also go behind the scenes with weather forecasters, roboticists and with NASA mathematicians as they build the latest space tech, so you can discover more about how they do their jobs. This series is ideal for readers aged 9+ who are considering their options at school. Many children worry about job opportunities in the future and these books highlight a great range of jobs in STEM and STEAM subject areas, which can help inspire them to think about where they want their lives to take them. Titles in the series: The Best Ever Jobs in Art The Best Ever Jobs in Engineering The Best Ever Jobs in Maths The Best Ever Jobs in Science The Best Ever Jobs in Technology

Who's in Charge? Systems of Power: Saudi Arabia

Who's in Charge? Systems of Power: Saudi Arabia

Author: Sonya Newland Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/03/2020

Saudi Arabia is the largest country in the Middle East, of great strategic importance as a bridge between Europe, Africa and Asia. Its influence also hinges on two other key factors: its wealth and its religion. This book considers the history of Saudi Arabia and its rulers and discusses what makes the country unique. It looks at how the present government is structured and at the role of the royal family, and asks what the key challenges are for Saudi Arabia today, both nationally and internationally.

Who's in Charge? Systems of Power: North Korea

Who's in Charge? Systems of Power: North Korea

Author: Katie Dicker Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/03/2020

The world's most secretive state, North Korea is a tiny nation with a big voice on the world stage. Since its foundation in 1948, it has gained both friends and foes, and over the years has become increasingly isolated from the rest of the world. Travel is restricted in and out of the country, the government tightly controls the media and an ideology of self-reliance encourages citizens to pledge allegiance to the nation. This book looks at the challenges that lie ahead for North Korea, nationally and internationally, and asks: in an ever-changing world, can North Korea sustain its reclusive identity?

Stand Against: Poverty and Hunger

Stand Against: Poverty and Hunger

Author: Alice Harman Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/03/2020

A young activist's guide filled with real ways to make a difference Get motivated to stand against poverty and hunger in your community and the world with this introduction to non-violent activism. Young activists: follow the practical and effective methods in this book, and help mobilise others to take care of the poorest and most marginalised people now! This highly topical series informs and educates young people on key social issues in the world today. Vibrant and clearly designed content will inspire the next generation to take peaceful action now. With knowledge and passion in their corner, young people can change the world!

Gross Jobs Working with Water and Sewers

Gross Jobs Working with Water and Sewers

Author: Nikki Bruno Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2020

A lot of people have to get dirty in order to keep our water clean. From city sewage workers to portable toilet cleaners, readers will learn all the dirty details of jobs working with water and sewers. They'll enjoy this high-interest topic so much they won't realize they're learning important information about STEM jobs.

Gross Jobs Working with Rubbish

Gross Jobs Working with Rubbish

Author: Nikki Bruno Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2020

Here's to the heroes who keep our world clean. From roadkill collectors to landfill gas operators, these workers get dirty to keep us healthy and safe. Readers will explore some of the most disgusting waste-related jobs, down to the dirty details. They'll enjoy this high-interest topic so much they won't realize they're learning important information about STEM jobs.

Building a Home

Building a Home

Author: Polly Faber Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2020

Building a Home is a beautifully illustrated picture book guide to exactly how an old building can become a brand-new home. With action-packed artwork from Klas Fahlen and a gentle narrative text by Polly Faber, find out all about the people, machines, processes and tools involved in breathing new life into an old building. Packed with builders, cranes, diggers, cement mixers and a host of other exciting tools and machinery, follow a crumbling old factory on the edge of town as it goes from being an empty shell to something entirely new . . . a home.