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.
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.
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!
Science is a huge topic, but this friendly book breaks it down into bite-sized chunks, making it an accessible introduction for anyone who wants to find out about this fascinating subject. Highly illustrated, in a pictorial, 'infographics' style, with snippets of information about all aspects of science from particle physics to genes and DNA.
A comprehensive science reference book covering key topics from particle physics to genes and DNA, with clearly written explanations and superb photographs and illustrations. QR codes for each topic provide instant access, via a mobile device, to over 180 video clips of experiments and animated lessons that enhance the information in the book.
This handy book contains 50 stimulating activities - make your own foaming monsters, hanging crystals, kaleidoscopes and more. A fresh approach to the practical world of science, combining creative craft activities with the basics of physics, chemistry and biology. These are accompanied by illustrated, step-by-step instructions for each activity.
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.
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.
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.
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.
An introduction to physical geography including information on the climate, volcanoes, erosion, the weather, ecosystems and humans. It is illustrated with photographs, maps, and diagrams that can capture the imagination of young readers. It also comes with internet links to recommended websites with maps, quizzes, games and homework information.
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.
Here is a book that teaches children (and big kids alike) how to make their own robots! This is a fun-filled activity book that contains twenty different robotic projects, each beautifully illustrated with step-by-step instructions, covering all things robotic.
Allows young children to discover the inner workings of the human body in a gently humorous, yet wholly accurate way. Colour illustrations and diagrams display all the major organs of the human body and are accompanied by witty, clear and informative factual text. It contains over fifty flaps, which children can lift to reveal extra detail.
Explaining the intricacies of the brain, this book presents the science of synapses as well as brain functions such as how memories are stored and the meaning of dreams. It covers the part which the brain plays in our every action and thought. It provides an introduction to the world of neurological science for young children.
With a detailed introduction on identifying and classifying gems and 140 individual profiles with clear, informative descriptions of each type of stone, this title is a suitable identification guide. It includes images that reveal the intricate details and characteristics of earth's treasured jewels and metals.
Introduces young readers to the wonders of the human body. Filled with information on the brain, respiration, circulation and the senses, this title answers such questions as 'Where does your food go?' 'How many bones are there in your body?' and 'What are eyelashes for?'.
Suitable for students studying for their SATs and GCSE's, this title is split into 5 colour coded sections covering various aspects of the curriculum, such as ecology, zoology and human biology, as well as a general information section which includes essential charts and tables.
A flap book that introduces children to the way their own bodies work. It is full of surprises to keep enquiring minds entertained, including flaps beneath flaps and a cheeky peek inside a toilet cubicle. It shows young readers how their brains work, what happens when they eat, how their lungs use oxygen and more.
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.
Teaches kids everything they would want to know about the exciting world of science. With key curriculum information, this book is packed with fun facts, quizzes, photography. It also introduces all the key topics for age 6+ readers covering everything from light and electricity, to animals and parts of the body.
A brightly illustrated introduction to science which supports teaching in primary schools. Includes a section on 'what is science?' as well information about living things, materials, forces, light, sound and electriciy, space, and scientific investigations.
An introduction to the human body and how it works. It explores from allergies and brain waves to x-rays and zits. It allows readers to look at scans of the inside the human body, take a 3-D tour of the brain, make an edible model of a DNA molecule, and more.
Offers a guide to the issue of mankind's effects on the planet and how we can reverse them. This illustrated book offers children information on key subjects such climate change, recycling, energy sources and the small differences we can make to save our planet.
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.
A new science dictionary ideal for students and parents alike. Full of clear, straightforward explanations of the key terms and concepts from KS2 and up, with hundreds of useful examples and illustrations. Follows the success of the Junior Illustrated Maths Dictionary.
A fun and informative book packed with 100 fascinating things to know about space, from how to escape a black hole to why astronauts learn wilderness survival skills. With bright, infographic-style illustrations, detailed facts on every page, a glossary and index, and internet links to specially selected websites for more information.
This informative book is filled with 100 fascinating facts about food, from how to grow a burger in a laboratory to how many bees it takes to fill an orchard with apples. With bright, infographic-style illustrations, detailed facts on every page, a glossary and index, plus internet links to specially selected websites for more information.