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Clare Hibbert - Author

About the Author

CLARE HIBBERT has written more than 200 information books for children. History and natural history are her favourite topics. She has been shortlisted for the Aventis Junior Science Prize, highly commended by the Geographical Association, commended by NASEN and won Practical Pre-School Gold Awards. She lives in Kent with her husband, two children and a rather pesky lurcher.

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Beside the Seaside: Seaside Holidays Then and Now

Beside the Seaside: Seaside Holidays Then and Now

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/08/2019

Seaside Holidays Then and Now compares what it would have been like to go on holiday to the seaside in the past with modern seaside holidays today. Readers are encouraged to explore what has changed and what has stayed the same, including the places we stay, beach activities and the clothes we wear. The Beside the Seaside series looks at specific aspects of daily life by the sea, whether examining plant and animal habitats, exploring the various jobs people do, looking at types of buildings and structures, or comparing a holiday by the sea in the past and present day. An essential set of books for learning about all aspects of the seaside, and a perfect teaching tool for Key Stage 1.

Prehistoric Life: Dinosaurs

Prehistoric Life: Dinosaurs

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/07/2019

Go back in time to the 'Age of the Dinosaurs' and unearth some incredible, terrifying and fascinating beasts. This book will make you feel like you really are walking with the dinosaurs. The highly detailed illustrations have been carefully researched to give as accurate a picture as possible of what scientists think these now extinct animals looked like. Dino-mad kids will love to pour over the pictures, spotting details and immersing themselves in a world that is both strange and familiar. The text is engaging and easy to read, and full of brilliant information that will inspire readers to find out even more about our prehistoric planet. Readers will find out what we do know about dinosaur evolution from fossils and other evidence. They will discover how dinosaurs defended themselves from even bigger dinosaurs (such as the terrifying Tyrannosaurs) and the other body adaptations that they used for eating, hunting and attracting a mate. A timeline breaks down the eras and periods into a handy visual guide. All the dinosaurs that feature are shown on the timeline, which provides a much better sense of their time on Earth and the vast amount of time that their existence spanned in the hundreds of millions of years before humans had even evolved. The Prehistoric Life series looks at life in the prehistoric era as a whole. The books will captivate children and adults alike, and are useful for schools studying history chronologically. Suitable for children aged 7+ Prehistoric Life is a series of four books: Dinosaurs Insects, Bugs and other Invertebrates Mammals, Birds and other Vertebrates Plants

Prehistoric Life: Plants

Prehistoric Life: Plants

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/07/2019

A fascinating insight in to some of the incredible invertebrates that lived on Earth millions of years ago. Hundreds of millions of years before humans had evolved, our planet was already teeming with life. In prehistoric oceans, stony deserts, warm swamps and vast grasslands, there lived an incredible variety of plants and animals. The variety of plant life on our prehistoric planet was staggering. Evolving from the simplest single-celled life-forms, Earth bloomed with colourful flowers, tiny plants, massive trees and bizarre meat-eating plants. Discover how the warm, wet climate provided the perfect environment for plant life to explode and the variety of ways in which plants were able to reproduce. This stunningly illustrated series looks at life in the prehistoric era, focusing not just on dinosaurs, but looking at the world as a whole. The prehistoric era is absolutely fascinating for children and adults alike, and is useful for schools studying history chronologically. Amazingly detailed and accurate illustrations bring the prehistoric era to life. Engaging reading for children aged 7+.

Reading Planet KS2 - Biome Explorer - Level 3: Venus/Brown band

Reading Planet KS2 - Biome Explorer - Level 3: Venus/Brown band

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/06/2019

A biome is all the living things in a particular environment, such as a forest or a desert. This is the diary of an explorer as she visits the most interesting biomes on our planet. Join her as she travels through the icy polar regions and high mountains, to tropical grasslands and deep oceans. On the way you will discover ... the amazing wildlife and how it has adapted to live in the climate of each biome the people that thrive in these often challenging environments 'Eco Success' stories about protecting wildlife in these special places Biome Explorer is part of the Reading Planet range of books for Stars (Lime) to Supernova (Red+) band. Children aged 7-11 will love reading the exciting collection of fiction and non-fiction written by top authors. Inspire them to keep reading through gripping stories and fascinating information books packed with rich language and stunning artwork. 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: 8-9 years

Reading Planet KS2 - Monkeys and Apes - Level 4: Earth/Grey band

Reading Planet KS2 - Monkeys and Apes - Level 4: Earth/Grey band

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/06/2019

Monkeys and apes are clever animals that belong to a family called primates. (Did you know that you are a primate too?). In this book you will ... find out about different types of monkeys and apes, and how they live and communicate; discover how intelligent they are as they use tools and help humans; read the stories of three women who have done amazing work to study and protect these fascinating creatures. Monkeys and Apes is part of the Reading Planet range of books for Stars (Lime) to Supernova (Red+) band. Children aged 7-11 will love reading the exciting collection of fiction and non-fiction written by top authors. Inspire them to keep reading through gripping stories and fascinating information books packed with rich language and stunning artwork. 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: 8-9 years

Discovery Pack: Human Body

Discovery Pack: Human Body

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Undefined Release Date: 15/05/2019

The Great Nature Hunt: Pond Wildlife

The Great Nature Hunt: Pond Wildlife

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/04/2019

A pond is home to lots of different wildlife and is a small, self-contained world known as a microhabitat. Ponds are great places to explore and this book will give you lots of hints and tips for wildlife spotting. You'll also find out about how minibeasts live, the lifecycle of the frog, and about lots of birds, reptiles and mammals that live in and around ponds. Plus there are lots of fun puzzles to help you develop your wildlife spotting skills. It is part of The Great Nature Hunt a series of books for children aged 7+ which are a great resource for the Science curriculum. They help children make systematic and careful observations, gather data and record their findings. Each book is full of puzzles and challenges through which children can learn, while having fun.

The Great Nature Hunt: Trees

The Great Nature Hunt: Trees

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/04/2019

If you love trees, want to identify common trees or just want to get outdoors and understand nature, this book is for you. It is packed with photos of trees and their flowers and seeds and shows you how you can be a great tree spotter. It explores the different parts of the tree and looks out their life cycles including pollination, seed formation and seed dispersal. Plus there are fun puzzles and challenges throughout the book, which will help you develop your observation and spotting skills, ready for the great outdoors. It is part of The Great Nature Hunt a series of books for children aged 7+ which are a great resource for the Science curriculum. They help children make systematic and careful observations, gather data and record their findings. Each book is full of puzzles and challenges through which children can learn, while having fun.

Children's Human Body Encyclopedia

Children's Human Body Encyclopedia

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/03/2019

Write On: Volcanoes

Write On: Volcanoes

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/11/2018

Dig deep into the explosive world of volcanoes and then become a word wizard and dazzle everyone with your newfound knowledge. Write On is a high interest information series with a difference, designed to help the newly independent reader become a confident writer. Eye-catching photos and accessible text help build knowledge. Top writing tips and 'wow' words inspire easy to achieve writing projects, a fantastic way to improve literacy skills. A great book for 7-9 year olds or those working at Key Stage 2.

Micro Monsters: In Your Food

Micro Monsters: In Your Food

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/11/2018

Did you know there were tiny living things in your food that you can't see? Some are plants, others are mould, others are tiny little insects! But what do they do and what do they look like? Find out about the good ones and the bad ones! Full-page photographs of these alien-like creatures in high magnification reveals their horror (or even their beauty). This book supports natural history studies and the KS2 and KS3 science curriculum where appropriate. It is part of a series, Micro Monsters which takes a close up look at the tiny creatures that are around us all the time and which we cannot see with the naked eye. Some are harmless, some are just pests, and some are deadly. From bedbugs to zooplankton and from bacteria to water fleas, all microscopic life is here. The revelation of the places these creatures inhabit will have readers squirming in their seats as they find out how these mini monsters can help and hinder humans.

Write On: Space

Write On: Space

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/11/2018

From stargazing to supernovas, rocket power to the Red Planet, learn all about what makes up our universe, and beyond! Write On is a high interest information series with a difference, designed to help the newly independent reader become a confident writer. Eye-catching photos and accessible text help build knowledge. Top writing tips and 'wow' words inspire easy to achieve writing projects, a fantastic way to improve literacy skills. A great book for 7-9 year olds or those working at Key Stage 2.

Micro Monsters: In Your Body

Micro Monsters: In Your Body

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/10/2018

Did you know there were tiny living things on your body that you can't see? Some are bacteria, others are mould, others are tiny little insects! But what do they do and what do they look like? Find out about the good ones and the bad ones! Full-page photographs of these alien-like creatures in high magnification reveals their horror (or even their beauty). This book supports natural history studies and the KS2 and KS3 science curriculum where appropriate. It is part of a series, Micro Monsters which takes a close up look at the tiny creatures that are around us all the time and which we cannot see with the naked eye. Some are harmless, some are just pests, and some are deadly. From bedbugs to zooplankton and from bacteria to water fleas, all microscopic life is here. The revelation of the places these creatures inhabit will have readers squirming in their seats as they find out how these mini monsters can help and hinder humans.

Write On: Big Cats

Write On: Big Cats

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/09/2018

Get your teeth into facts about big cats and then become a word wizard and dazzle everyone with your newfound knowledge. Write On is a high interest information series with a difference, designed to help the newly independent reader become a confident writer. Eye-catching photos and accessible text help build knowledge. Top writing tips and 'wow' words inspire easy to achieve writing projects, a fantastic way to improve literacy skills. Perfect for 7-9 year olds or those at Key Stage 2.

Write On: Rainforests

Write On: Rainforests

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/09/2018

Wander through wild rainforests and discover facts about who and what lives there, then become a word wizard and dazzle everyone with your newfound knowledge. Write On is a high interest information series with a difference, designed to help the newly independent reader become a confident writer. Eye-catching photos and accessible text help build knowledge and the varied design includes easy to digest bullet points of information. Top writing tips and 'wow' words will inspire writing project ideas and improve literacy skills. The Writing school section at the back of the book helps transform the factual information in a variety of ways from comic strips to blogs. The books will be a perfect literacy aid for 8-11 year olds.

Prehistoric Life: Insects, Bugs and Other Invertebrates

Prehistoric Life: Insects, Bugs and Other Invertebrates

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/08/2018

A fascinating insight in to some of the incredible invertebrates that lived on Earth millions of years ago. Hundreds of millions of years before humans had evolved, our planet was already teeming with life. In prehistoric oceans, stony deserts, warm swamps and vast grasslands, there lived an incredible variety of plants and animals. Invertebrates made up a huge number of Earth's life forms. Among them, giant sea scorpions as big as a lion terrorised the oceans, enormous millipedes fed on plants in dense Carboniferous forests and tiny wasps preyed on cockroach larvae in lush tropical regions. Delve into Prehistoric Life and discover some astounding insects, bugs and other invertebrates that once lived on Earth. This stunningly illustrated series looks at life in the prehistoric era, focusing not just on dinosaurs, but looking at the world as a whole. The prehistoric era is absolutely fascinating for children and adults alike, and is useful for schools studying history chronologically. Amazingly detailed and accurate illustrations bring the prehistoric era to life. Engaging reading for children aged 7+. Prehistoric Life is a series of four books: Mammals, Birds and other Vertebrates Insects, Bugs and other Invertebrates Plants Dinosaurs

Prehistoric Life: Mammals, Birds and other Vertebrates

Prehistoric Life: Mammals, Birds and other Vertebrates

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/08/2018

A fascinating insight in to some of the incredible invertebrates that lived on Earth millions of years ago. Hundreds of millions of years before humans had evolved, our planet was already teeming with life. In prehistoric oceans, stony deserts, warm swamps and vast grasslands, there lived an incredible variety of plants and animals. Vertebrate life came in many forms. Fearsome sabre-toothed cats hunted prey in wide grasslands, flying reptiles ruled the skies and terrifying monstrous sharks patrolled the ocean depths. Delve into Prehistoric Life and discover some astounding mammals, birds and other vertebrates that once lived on Earth. This stunningly illustrated series looks at life in the prehistoric era, focusing not just on dinosaurs, but looking at the world as a whole. The prehistoric era is absolutely fascinating for children and adults alike, and is useful for schools studying history chronologically. Amazingly detailed and accurate illustrations bring the prehistoric era to life. Engaging reading for children aged 7+. Prehistoric Life is a series of four books: Mammals, Birds and other Vertebrates Insects, Bugs and other Invertebrates Plants Dinosaurs

Write On: Dinosaurs

Write On: Dinosaurs

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/07/2018

From scouring the skies for pterodactyls to dodging the booming brontosaurus, there are plenty of dino facts to whet the appetite of all dinosaur fans! Write On is a high interest information series with a difference, designed to help the newly independent reader become a confident writer. Eye-catching photos and accessible text help build knowledge. Top writing tips and 'wow' words inspire easy to achieve writing projects, a fantastic way to improve literacy skills. A great book for 7-9 year olds or those working at Key Stage 2.

Write On: Endangered Animals

Write On: Endangered Animals

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/07/2018

Get to grips with facts about endangered animals and then become a word wizard and dazzle everyone with your newfound knowledge. Write On is a high interest information series with a difference, designed to help the newly independent reader become a confident writer, perfect for the 7-11 age group. Eye-catching photos and accessible text help build knowledge. Top writing tips and 'wow' words inspire easy to achieve writing projects, a fantastic way to improve literacy skills.

Micro Facts! 500 Fantastic Facts About Animals

Micro Facts! 500 Fantastic Facts About Animals

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/04/2018

A Brief Illustrated History of Exploration

A Brief Illustrated History of Exploration

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/01/2018

A Brief Illustrated History of Exploration charts the history of exploration all the way from the first explorers, through to contact with the East, to the African coast, to the Northwest Passage and through to the discovery of North America. With stunning full-colour images and illustrations, this beautiful book is sure to fascinate and charm the young reader.

Around the World in 80 Maps

Around the World in 80 Maps

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/09/2017

Sumptuously illustrated with eighty maps from the British Library's unrivalled collection, this gorgeous children's book whisks its reader around the globe. Like that of Jules Verne's famous hero, the journey begins and ends in London, plotting an eastwards route with stop-offs at some of the world's most fascinating places. There are extraordinary details to pore over, as well as stories about how and why these maps were made, and by whom. Fascinating snippets explore each place in more depth, revealing its history, famous people, landmarks, wildlife, culture or customs. Helpful fact files provide at-a-glance information to broaden geographical knowledge.

Beside the Seaside: Seaside Towns

Beside the Seaside: Seaside Towns

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/06/2017

In Seaside Towns you can compare tiny harbours and bustling resorts, and learn about the kinds of buildings and businesses they have today. Discover what goes on at a port and read about lighthouses, piers and fish and chip shops. The Beside the Seaside series looks at specific aspects of daily life by the sea, whether examining plant and animal habitats, exploring the various jobs people do, looking at types of buildings and structures, or comparing a holiday by the sea in the past and present day. An essential set of books for learning about all aspects of the seaside, and a perfect teaching tool for Key Stage 1.

Revolutions Beliefs and Ideas

Revolutions Beliefs and Ideas

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/06/2017

A fact-filled introduction to philosophical, spiritual and religious traditions from around the world, from the earliest Confucian writings in China to the largely secular present. | Chapter 1 - Myths from Around the World: Creation stories, epic journeys by ancient heroes, and battles of the gods. | Chapter 2 - Many Gods: Sacred texts from India; Hindu gods and goddesses; Buddhism; Japan and Shinto. | Chapter 3 - All-Powerful Gods: The birth of Judaism; life as a Jew (practices and beliefs); Christ and Christianity; life as a Christian; Muhammad and Islam; life as a Muslim. | Chapter 4 - Philosophy and Ideas: Ancient Greece and the birth of philosophy; the Age of Reason; Darwin's theory of evolution; and equal world for all? (communism, feminism, civil rights); Earth's place in the universe.

A Brief Illustrated History of Exploration

A Brief Illustrated History of Exploration

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/01/2017

A Brief Illustrated History of Exploration charts the history of exploration all the way from the first explorers, through to contact with the East, to the African coast, to the Northwest Passage and through to the discovery of North America. With stunning full-colour images and illustrations, this beautiful book is sure to fascinate and charm the young reader.

Micro Monsters: In Your Food

Micro Monsters: In Your Food

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/10/2016

Did you know there were tiny living things in your food that you can't see? Some are plants, others are mould, others are tiny little insects! But what do they do and what do they look like? Find out about the good ones and the bad ones! Full-page photographs of these alien-like creatures in high magnification reveals their horror (or even their beauty). This book supports natural history studies and the KS2 and KS3 science curriculum where appropriate. It is part of a series, Micro Monsters which takes a close up look at the tiny creatures that are around us all the time and which we cannot see with the naked eye. Some are harmless, some are just pests, and some are deadly. From bedbugs to zooplankton and from bacteria to water fleas, all microscopic life is here. The revelation of the places these creatures inhabit will have readers squirming in their seats as they find out how these mini monsters can help and hinder humans.

Write On: Dinosaurs

Write On: Dinosaurs

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/09/2016

From scouring the skies for pterodactyls to dodging the booming brontosaurus, there are plenty of dino facts to whet the appetite of all dinosaur fans! Write On is a high interest information series with a difference, designed to help the newly independent reader become a confident writer. Eye-catching photos and accessible text help build knowledge. Top writing tips and 'wow' words inspire easy to achieve writing projects, a fantastic way to improve literacy skills. A great book for 7-9 year olds or those working at Key Stage 2.

Write On: Space

Write On: Space

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/09/2016

From stargazing to supernovas, rocket power to the Red Planet, learn all about what makes up our universe, and beyond! Write On is a high interest information series with a difference, designed to help the newly independent reader become a confident writer. Eye-catching photos and accessible text help build knowledge. Top writing tips and 'wow' words inspire easy to achieve writing projects, a fantastic way to improve literacy skills. A great book for 7-9 year olds or those working at Key Stage 2.

If You Were a Cat

If You Were a Cat

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/08/2016

If you've ever wondered what it is like to be a cat, then this is the book for you. It's full of fascinating insights into the different ways that these loyal and intelligent animals experience the world.

Write On: Volcanoes

Write On: Volcanoes

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/07/2016

Dig deep into the explosive world of volcanoes and then become a word wizard and dazzle everyone with your newfound knowledge. Write On is a high interest information series with a difference, designed to help the newly independent reader become a confident writer. Eye-catching photos and accessible text help build knowledge. Top writing tips and 'wow' words inspire easy to achieve writing projects, a fantastic way to improve literacy skills. A great book for 7-9 year olds or those working at Key Stage 2.

Write On: Rainforests

Write On: Rainforests

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/07/2016

Wander through wild rainforests and discover facts about who and what lives there, then become a word wizard and dazzle everyone with your newfound knowledge. Write On is a high interest information series with a difference, designed to help the newly independent reader become a confident writer. Eye-catching photos and accessible text help build knowledge and the varied design includes easy to digest bullet points of information. Top writing tips and 'wow' words will inspire writing project ideas and improve literacy skills. The Writing school section at the back of the book helps transform the factual information in a variety of ways from comic strips to blogs. The books will be a perfect literacy aid for 8-11 year olds.

The Great Nature Hunt: Pond Wildlife

The Great Nature Hunt: Pond Wildlife

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/05/2016

A pond is home to lots of different wildlife and is a small, self-contained world known as a microhabitat. Ponds are great places to explore and this book will give you lots of hints and tips for wildlife spotting. You'll also find out about how minibeasts live, the lifecycle of the frog, and about lots of birds, reptiles and mammals that live in and around ponds. Plus there are lots of fun puzzles to help you develop your wildlife spotting skills. It is part of The Great Nature Hunt a series of books for children aged 7+ which are a great resource for the Science curriculum. They help children make systematic and careful observations, gather data and record their findings. Each book is full of puzzles and challenges through which children can learn, while having fun.

Write On: Big Cats

Write On: Big Cats

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/05/2016

Get your teeth into facts about big cats and then become a word wizard and dazzle everyone with your newfound knowledge. Write On is a high interest information series with a difference, designed to help the newly independent reader become a confident writer. Eye-catching photos and accessible text help build knowledge. Top writing tips and 'wow' words inspire easy to achieve writing projects, a fantastic way to improve literacy skills. Perfect for 7-9 year olds or those at Key Stage 2.

Write On: Endangered Animals

Write On: Endangered Animals

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/05/2016

Get to grips with facts about endangered animals and then become a word wizard and dazzle everyone with your newfound knowledge. Write On is a high interest information series with a difference, designed to help the newly independent reader become a confident writer, perfect for the 7-11 age group. Eye-catching photos and accessible text help build knowledge. Top writing tips and 'wow' words inspire easy to achieve writing projects, a fantastic way to improve literacy skills.

The History Detective Investigates: Stone Age to Iron Age

The History Detective Investigates: Stone Age to Iron Age

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/03/2016

Find out all about the first Britons, nomadic hunter-gatherers who came from mainland Europe to settle in England bringing wooden spears, flint handaxes and animals with them. Stone Age to Iron Age tells the story of how these people settled and began farming the land. They built villages of timber and stone houses such as Skara Brae on Orkney. Stonehenge is perhaps the most famous monument of this period, a technological marvel of the time built by raising over 80 blue stones to create the 'henge'. The Bronze Age bought with it metalworking using copper, tin and gold to make tools and beautiful everyday objects. The Iron Age was known for its hill forts, farming and art and culture. Contains maps, paintings, artefacts and photographs to show how early Britons lived. Ideally suited for readers age 8+ or teachers who are looking for books to support the new curriculum for 2014.

The Great Nature Hunt: Trees

The Great Nature Hunt: Trees

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/01/2016

If you love trees, want to identify common trees or just want to get outdoors and understand nature, this book is for you. It is packed with photos of trees and their flowers and seeds and shows you how you can be a great tree spotter. It explores the different parts of the tree and looks out their life cycles including pollination, seed formation and seed dispersal. Plus there are fun puzzles and challenges throughout the book, which will help you develop your observation and spotting skills, ready for the great outdoors. It is part of The Great Nature Hunt a series of books for children aged 7+ which are a great resource for the Science curriculum. They help children make systematic and careful observations, gather data and record their findings. Each book is full of puzzles and challenges through which children can learn, while having fun.

A World of Food: China

A World of Food: China

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/07/2015

Food is something that we all have in common. We all need to eat to stay alive but the staggering variety of foods eaten around the world and the variety of ways in which they are cooked makes for a fascinating read. Do you know your chopsticks from your chow mein? There's much more to Chinese food than soy sauce and rice! Discover all about the types of food Chinese people eat - from the traditional to the modern - and read about how food is used in cultural and religious celebrations, by families, in different regions and at different times of the year. Then have a go at making a Chinese dish of your own using one of the step-by-step recipes. A series of eight titles that explore food from eight very different countries around the world. Each book gives a brief overview of the history of food in each country before you delve deeper into what makes each a unique eating experience.

The History Detective Investigates: The Vikings

The History Detective Investigates: The Vikings

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/05/2015

Who were the Vikings? Why did the Vikings travel so much? What were Viking towns like? What did the Vikings do for fun? This book helps children at Key Stage 2 discover the answers to these and many other fascinating questions. It also recommends sites on the Internet and sources in your local library where you can find out more about the Vikings. The detective shows readers how to write their name using Viking runes, draw family trees for famous Viking kings and find places in Britain that have Viking names. Packed with fascinating information, The History Detective Investigates series inspires children's curiosity to find out more about the past. A great tool for readers age 8+ or teachers looking for books to support the new curriculum for 2014.

Beside the Seaside: Seaside Jobs

Beside the Seaside: Seaside Jobs

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/05/2015

The Beside the Seaside series looks at specific aspects of daily life by the sea, whether examining plant and animal habitats, exploring the various jobs people do, looking at types of buildings and structures, or comparing a holiday by the sea in the past and present day. An essential set of books for learning about all aspects of the seaside, and a perfect teaching tool for Key Stage 1.

The History Detective Investigates: Mayan Civilization

The History Detective Investigates: Mayan Civilization

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/04/2015

Who were the Maya? Why did the Maya build temples? What was Mayan writing like? How did the Maya dress? This book helps children at Key Stage 2 discover the answers to these and other fascinating questions. It also recommends sites on the Internet and sources in your local library where you can find out more about Mayan civilisation. The detective shows readers how to make a pictorial timeline of important Mayan kings, construct your own model pyramid, based on a real Mayan one and find ways to make delicious Mayan meals. Packed with fascinating information, The History Detective Investigates series inspires children's curiosity to find out more about the past. A great tool for readers age 8+ or teachers looking for books to support the new curriculum for 2014.

Really Weird Animals: Fish

Really Weird Animals: Fish

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/04/2015

Fish come in all kinds of shapes, sizes and colours...but why? Some use colours and patterns to camouflage themselves from predators or prey, or to attract a mate. Others lurk in the dark ocean depths and use bioluminescence to lure their prey. From strangely-shaped bat-fish to useful cleaner wrasse fish and the huge sunfish, discover some of the world's strangest fish and learn all about why they are so weird! Really Weird Animals, six books that take a close up look at some of the oddest animals on Earth. For children aged 7+.

Really Weird Animals: Butterflies and Moths

Really Weird Animals: Butterflies and Moths

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/04/2015

Butterflies and moths come in all kinds of shapes, sizes and colours...but why? Some use colours and eye spots to camouflage themselves from predators or prey. Others have weird antennae and one moth can even squirt acid from its head. From strangely-shaped caterpillars to useful silk moths and the amazing see-through glasswing butterfly, discover some of the world's strangest insects and learn all about why they are so weird! Really Weird Animals, six books that take a close up look at some of the oddest animals on Earth. For children aged 7+.

Animal Rescue: Chimp Rescue

Animal Rescue: Chimp Rescue

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/04/2015

Chimp Rescue follows the ups and downs of the lives of these special animals as they are cared for at a specialist chimp sanctuary on Ngamba Island in Lake Victoria, Africa and focuses on both individual animals and the incredible people who look after them. Packed with emotional stories, but these books are also supported by environmental and educational content. Each book touches on issues such as conservation, habitat destruction, poaching, how each animal lives in the wild and how they are cared for in captivity. Animal Rescue, six books for children aged 7-12 studying habitats, wildlife and conservation.

Really Weird Animals: Spiders

Really Weird Animals: Spiders

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/03/2015

Spiders come in all kinds of shapes, sizes and colours...but why? Some camouflage themselves from predators or prey by disguising themselves ad flowers and even bird poo! Other spiders can walk on water and some can even dive below the surface. From spitting spiders and giant goliath bird-eating spiders to spiders that can run as fast as a person, plus all the amazing variety of webs they spin, discover some of the world's strangest arachnids and learn all about why they are so weird! Really Weird Animals, six books that take a close up look at some of the oddest animals on Earth. For children aged 7+.

Really Weird Animals: Snakes and Lizards

Really Weird Animals: Snakes and Lizards

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/03/2015

Snakes and lizards come in all kinds of shapes, sizes and colours...but why? Some use colours to camouflage themselves from predators or prey, others use colours and patterns for warning others that they are deadly, venomous killers. From spitting cobras to flying snakes and lizards, discover some of the world's strangest reptiles and learn all about why they are so weird! Really Weird Animals, six books that take a close up look at some of the oddest animals on Earth. For children aged 7+.

Animal Rescue: Elephant Orphans

Animal Rescue: Elephant Orphans

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/03/2015

Elephant Orphans follows the ups and downs of the lives of these special animals as they are cared for at the Nairobi Elephant Nursary in Africa and focuses on both individual animals and the incredible people who look after them. Packed with emotional stories, but these books are also supported by environmental and educational content. Each book touches on issues such as conservation, habitat destruction, poaching, how each animal lives in the wild and how they are cared for in captivity. Animal Rescue, six books for children aged 7-12 studying habitats, wildlife and conservation.

Animal Rescue: Penguin Rescue

Animal Rescue: Penguin Rescue

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/03/2015

Penguin Rescue follows the ups and downs of the lives of these special animals as they are cared for at the SANCCOB specialist rescue centre in Cape Town, South Africa and focuses on both individual animals and the incredible people who look after them. Packed with emotional stories, but these books are also supported by environmental and educational content. Each book touches on issues such as conservation, habitat destruction, poaching, how each animal lives in the wild and how they are cared for in captivity. Animal Rescue, six books for children aged 7-12 studying habitats, wildlife and conservation.

Really Weird Animals: Birds

Really Weird Animals: Birds

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/02/2015

Birds come in all kinds of shapes, sizes and colours and live in varying habitats around the world...but why? Some birds use colours to camouflage themselves from predators or prey, others use their bright plumage for attracting mates, some have amazing-sounding calls, some can swim and some can even run faster than a car! Discover the world's strangest birds and learn all about why they are so weird! Really Weird Animals, six books that take a close up look at some of the oddest animals on Earth. For children aged 7+.

Really Weird Animals: Beetles

Really Weird Animals: Beetles

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/02/2015

Beetles come in all kinds of shapes, sizes and colours...but why? Some beetles use colours to camouflage themselves from predators or prey, others use colours and patterns for attracting mates or luring prey and some beetles are built for fighting, with pincers and spikes. Discover some of the world's strangest beetles and learn all about why they are so weird! Really Weird Animals, six books that take a close up look at some of the oddest animals on Earth. For children aged 7+.

Animal Rescue: Bat Hospital

Animal Rescue: Bat Hospital

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/01/2015

Bat Rescue follows the ups and downs of the lives of these special animals as they are cared for at the Tolga Bat Hospital in Australia and focuses on both individual animals and the incredible people who look after them. Packed with emotional stories, but these books are also supported by environmental and educational content. Each book touches on issues such as conservation, habitat destruction, poaching, how each animal lives in the wild and how they are cared for in captivity. Animal Rescue, six books for children aged 7-12 studying habitats, wildlife and conservation.

Animal Rescue: Pandas in Danger

Animal Rescue: Pandas in Danger

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/01/2015

Pandas at Risk follows the ups and downs of the lives of these special animals as they are cared for and focuses on both individual animals and the incredible people who look after them. Packed with emotional stories, but these books are also supported by environmental and educational content. Each book touches on issues such as conservation, habitat destruction, poaching, how each animal lives in the wild and how they are cared for in captivity. Animal Rescue, six books for children aged 7-12 studying habitats, wildlife and conservation.

Monstrous Myths: Terrible Tales of Native America

Monstrous Myths: Terrible Tales of Native America

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/06/2014

The myths and legends of the Native Americans are a rich source of storytelling, culture and history. Children will meet heroes gods and monsters in a series of wonderful tales. Some they will be familiar with and some they may discover for the first time! Told in a humorous style but these books are jam-packed with facts about the beliefs of ancient cultures. A variety of imaginative visual and textual devices are used to great effect. For example, some stories are styled as newspaper reports, while others are made to look like recipes. A series of six books, Monstrous Myths will bring out the humour, horror and heroism of some fantastic stories.

Monstrous Myths: Terrible Tales of Africa

Monstrous Myths: Terrible Tales of Africa

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/06/2014

The myths and legends of Africa are a rich source of storytelling, culture and history. Children will meet characters like Anansi, a crafty jackel and a seven-headed serpent. Some they will be familiar with and some they may discover for the first time! Told in a humorous style but these books are jam-packed with facts about the beliefs of ancient cultures. A variety of imaginative visual and textual devices are used to great effect. For example, some stories are styled as newspaper reports, while others are made to look like recipes. A series of six books, Monstrous Myths will bring out the humour, horror and heroism of some fantastic stories.

Monstrous Myths: Terrible Tales of Ancient Rome

Monstrous Myths: Terrible Tales of Ancient Rome

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/06/2014

The myths and legends of Ancient Rome are a rich source of storytelling, culture and history. Children will meet heroes like Aeneas, gods and goddesses and journey to the underworld. Some stories they will be familiar with and some they may discover for the first time! Told in a humorous style but these books are jam-packed with facts about the beliefs of ancient cultures. A variety of imaginative visual and textual devices are used to great effect. For example, some stories are styled as newspaper reports, while others are made to look like recipes. A series of six books, Monstrous Myths will bring out the humour, horror and heroism of some fantastic stories.

Monstrous Myths: Terrible Tales of Ancient Egypt

Monstrous Myths: Terrible Tales of Ancient Egypt

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/06/2014

The myths and legends of Ancient Egypt are a rich source of storytelling, culture and history. Children will meet heroes, gods and goddesses and scary monsters. Some they will be familiar with and some they may discover for the first time! Told in a humorous style but these books are jam-packed with facts about the beliefs of ancient cultures. A variety of imaginative visual and textual devices are used to great effect. For example, some stories are styled as newspaper reports, while others are made to look like recipes. A series of six books, Monstrous Myths will bring out the humour, horror and heroism of some fantastic stories.

Monstrous Myths: Terrible Tales of Ancient Greece

Monstrous Myths: Terrible Tales of Ancient Greece

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/06/2014

The myths and legends of Ancient Greece are a rich source of storytelling, culture and history. Children will meet heroes like Perseus and Heracles and scary monsters like Medusa and the Minotaur. Some they will be familiar with and some they may discover for the first time! Told in a humorous style but these books are jam-packed with facts about the beliefs of ancient cultures. A variety of imaginative visual and textual devices are used to great effect. For example, some stories are styled as newspaper reports, while others are made to look like recipes. A series of six books, Monstrous Myths will bring out the humour, horror and heroism of some fantastic stories.

Rainforest Workout Sparklers - Body Moves

Rainforest Workout Sparklers - Body Moves

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/10/2013

Celebration Food Sparklers - Food We Eat

Celebration Food Sparklers - Food We Eat

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/10/2013

Let's Eat Breakfast Sparklers - Food We Eat

Let's Eat Breakfast Sparklers - Food We Eat

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/10/2013

Let's Eat Lunch Sparklers - Food We Eat

Let's Eat Lunch Sparklers - Food We Eat

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/10/2013

Let's Eat Dinner Sparklers - Food We Eat

Let's Eat Dinner Sparklers - Food We Eat

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/10/2013

Desert Workout Sparklers - Body Moves

Desert Workout Sparklers - Body Moves

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/10/2013

If You Were a Horse

If You Were a Horse

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/09/2013

Horses are sensitive and intelligent creatures and humans have respected, worked with and loved these animals for thousands of years. By understanding how a horse makes sense of the world we can strengthen our relationships with and understanding of these beautiful animals. If You Were A Horse explores the world through from a horses perspective to help us understand what their body language is telling us. Find out what the position of their ears can tell you about how a horse is feeling or what the different sounds a horse can make mean and much, much more. Part of the series If You Were A. Six books designed to allow you inside the minds of some popular animals.

If You Were a Shark

If You Were a Shark

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/08/2013

Sharks are perhaps one of the most misunderstood animal on the planet. By gaining and insight into how a shark makes sense of the world, we can strengthen our relationships with and understanding of these beautiful animals. If You Were A Shark explores the world from a shark's perspective to help us understand what their body language is telling us and how they think. Find out how they hunt, learn and build relationships.

EDGE: Teen Stars: Jaden Smith

EDGE: Teen Stars: Jaden Smith

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/06/2013

Welcome to Teen Stars! Whether you're already a fan, or just want to find out more, this series has something for everyone who's into the teen celebrity scene.

EDGE: Teen Stars: Dakota Fanning

EDGE: Teen Stars: Dakota Fanning

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/05/2013

Welcome to Teen Stars! Whether you're already a fan, or just want to find out more, this series has something for everyone who's into the teen celebrity scene.

EDGE: Teen Stars: Jaden Smith

EDGE: Teen Stars: Jaden Smith

Author: Clare Hibbert Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/06/2012

Welcome to Teen Stars! Whether you're already a fan, or just want to find out more, this series has something for everyone who's into the teen celebrity scene.

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