Nicola Davies is the first recipient of the UK Library association/s Award for Outstanding Contribution to Information Books…
On your time-travelling adventure voyage you will cross the world, see some of the most important moments in the history of transport and meet the brilliant engineers who made these moments happen. The full-bleed illustrations include both visible information and much more concealed behind more than 50 flaps.
Here the pull-out pages are even more effective than in the companion volume SPACE.
Especially so when they combine on left-hand and right out pages to produce a full train-length panoramic effect.
Share the experience of passengers travelling the world’s great railways, including the civil engineer Robert Stephenson and crime writer Agatha Christie – can you spot the other famous people on board? In addition to the history of the railway, this unique guide contains activities and has clever features that pull out to reveal amazing details of the world’s iconic trains and their inner workings.
Packed with information, and very well presented – the pull-out pages are not just a gimmick, they create brand spreads of illustrated information, enticing young readers to explore the Solar System, from the first rockets to the outer planets and beyond, and learn about the pioneers who made space history including Yuri Gagarin, the first man to orbit the Earth, Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman in space, and Neil Armstrong.
A quartet of books about feelings from QED Books…
Each book reassures young readers and provides them with a vocabulary to help them understand and express their feelings as they encounter different situations.
The titles include notes for adults and a glossary of important words.
Very useful pre-school / Early Years resource, especially for the construction of social stories for children on the autistic spectrum.
Using easy-to-find objects from around the home and following illustrated step-by-step instructions, design and build working models that move, fly, tick or light up! Develop your design, creative thinking and problem solving skills to make zip wires, vibrating brush monsters, computer controlled fairground rides and much more. Take on challenges such as building a lolly stick bridge and testing it to destruction or making a 10-second marble run.
Alliston is an engineer and technical author best known for her Technology For Fun series of project books and teacher resources.
70 Super Cool Experiments You Can Do At Home
Appealingly formatted and produced, with vivid pantone artwork.
A traffic light system is used to indicate whether or not adult assistance and/or supervision will be required.
A good Gift title.
A write-in activity book combining story prompts, writing tips and inspiring quotes from well-known authors, with tips on developing a plot, inventing characters, writing dialogue and setting the scene.