A dictionary of real and invented words used by the world's best storyteller. The Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary reveals what they mean, where they came from and how he used them in his stories. It will inspire you to choose and use each word brilliantly in your own writing - whether it's a real word, a Roald Dahl word or your own made-up one!
Young people living with dire situations tell their heart-warming stories in their own words. This is combined with facts, timelines, statistics and reports by governments and aid agencies. This story tells the life of Ira. Curriculum Links: PHSE & Citizenship KS2/KS3 Geography KS3.
Young people living with dire situations tell their heart-warming stories in their own words. This is combined with facts, timelines, statistics and reports by governments and aid agencies. This story tells the life of Pramod. Curriculum Links: PHSE & Citizenships KS2/KS3 Geography KS3.
Young people living with dire situations tell their heart-warming stories in their own words. This is combined with facts, timelines, statistics and reports by governments and aid agencies. This story tells the life of Daniel. Curriculum Links: PHSE & Citizenship KS2/KS3 Geography KS3.
Young people living with dire situations tell their own words. This is combined with facts, timelines, statistics and reports by governments and aid agencies. This book is about the life of Jose. Curriculum Links: PSHE & Citizenship KS2/KS3 Geography KS3.
In the visual arts of fifteenth to the early nineteenth centuries in Europe, animals were understood in relation to the human world, whether as animals of the farm, estate or household, beasts of burden or as diversions in menageries and travelling shows. This book explores perceptions of natural world as seen through eyes of imaginative artists.
This festive activity book for little children is full of Christmas scenes to decorate. Dress the dolls for a Christmas market, ice skating, building a snowman and lots more. With over 200 reusable stickers of festive outfits and Christmas decorations, and a fold-out back cover so you can put spare stickers there while you dress the dolls.
All the foul facts about the Vile Victorians are ready to uncover, including the murderers who wouldn't hang, when the first public loo was flushed and how stag hunting took place in Paddington Station. These bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.
Taking inspiration from the author's brilliant characters, fire your imagination and get your creative juices flowing with this boredom-busting activity journal, and complete with space to record your ideas every day.
100 new bedtime stories, each inspired by the life and adventures of extraordinary women from Nefertiti to Beyonce. The unique narrative style of "Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls" transforms each biography in a fairy-tale, filling the readers with wonder and with a burning curiosity to know more about each hero.
Introduces your child to the most powerful, complicated computer network that exists - their brain. From what the different parts of the brain do and why it changes at different stages in a person's life, to why sleep is so important for us, this title helps you uncover the secrets of your inner world in detail.
Enables you to reduce the stress of studying science and help your children with their homework. This title covers the important areas of biology, chemistry and physics. It includes a glossary of key science terms and symbols.
Packed with amazing illustrations and fascinating facts like why bird song is similar to human speech and what makes animals yawn, this book uncovers the amazing things your brain does while you are awake and asleep.
Looks at the story of evolutionary science and the way Charles Darwin's revolutionary theories changed the world. This title shows how theories developed after Darwin, with modern scientists revealing the secrets of genes and DNA and showing what lies in the future.
What makes Earth an ideal place for life to survive? In this title, the author takes kids back to Earth's beginnings showing how organisms live and survive. Packed with colourful images, facts and stats, it introduces the features and characteristics of the six main kingdoms of life.
Everything in the Universe is made up of just 118 chemical elements, all of which are listed in the Periodic Table. Lift the flaps in this informative book and discover which elements are crucial to life, which are smelly, explosive or radioactive and lots more. An essential introduction to the building blocks of chemistry, with over 125 flaps.
How are plants and animals related? What is the Universe made of? And just what is the big secret behind it all? Find out all about the mysteries which scientists have been exploring for thousands of years.
Why do things float? What happens to the food you eat? Suitable for school projects, this book helps you find out the answers to these and many more questions. It introduces young readers to the wonders of science. It comes with simple text, photographs and illustrations, fun science activities and exciting recommended Web sites.
A fabulous, pocket-sized guide that tackles the mysteries of everyday things, from nature to science and technology. Concise text, colourful diagrams and illustrations and simple experiments to try at home combine to answer children's questions on human biology, geology, natural science, weather, magnetism and astronomy, and much more.
Introduces children to the world of science. This title contains 57 activities including bubbling wizard's brew, magic flowers, panpipe straws, a spinning paper helicopter and a light catcher. It is presented with over 850 colourful stickers to decorate the projects with.
Explore science in a fun new way, with a different activity or experiment for every day of the year. Hands-on science to fascinate children, with often surprising results. Will inspire the scientists of the future. Further resources are available online via the Usborne Quicklinks website.
A flap book that introduces the world of science in a simple way for younger readers. It is full of surprises to keep enquiring minds entertained, including flaps beneath flaps. It features basic science topics from how plants grow to astronomy and forces. Each double-page includes simple practical experiments for children to try themselves.
Features photographs that reveal the secrets of the micro world, from algae to atoms, dust to DNA and flies' eyes to flu viruses. This title offers practical information on buying and taking care of microscopes, and over 20 step-by-step projects for use with your own microscope.
Containing 100 stimulating and absorbing experiments, this innovative book brings a fresh and exciting approach to the practical world of science, combining creative arts and crafts activities with the basics of physics, chemistry and biology.