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Isabel Thomas - Author

About the Author

ISABEL THOMAS is a science writer who has been shortlisted for the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize. She writes exciting non-fiction and fiction for children. When she's not writing, you'll find her experimenting, inventing, drawing, exploring and wearing out her library card. Her books include What You Need To Know Now, shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Awards. Isabel read Human Sciences at Oxford University, before working in journalism and children's publishing. She lives in Cambridge, where she's zookeeper to three young sons and a primary school governor.

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How to be a Magician! Band 7/Turquoise

How to be a Magician! Band 7/Turquoise

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/09/2019

Collins Big Cat Phonics for Letters and Sounds features exciting fiction and non-fiction decodable readers to enthuse and inspire children. They are fully aligned to Letters and Sounds Phases 1-6 and contain notes in the back. The Handbooks provide support in demonstration and modelling, monitoring comprehension and expanding vocabulary. Learn how to impress your friends and family with these amazing magic tricks - and then discover the science behind them! This photographic instruction book was written by Isabel Thomas. Turquoise/Band 7 books offer literary language and extended descriptions, with longer sentences and a wide range of unfamiliar terms. The focus sounds in this book are: /sh/ ti, ssi /m/ mb /n/ kn, gn /r/ wr, zh /s/ ce, sc /zh/ su Pages 22 and 23 allow children to re-visit the content of the book, supporting comprehension skills, vocabulary development and recall. Reading notes within the book provide practical support for reading Big Cat Phonics for Letters and Sounds with children, including a list of all the sounds and words that the book will cover. This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.

Reading Planet KS2 - How to Think Like a Computer - Level 4: Earth/Grey band

Reading Planet KS2 - How to Think Like a Computer - Level 4: Earth/Grey band

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/06/2019

Computers are super-smart and super-fast. Computers never get bored, distracted or tired. However, a computer can't do anything unless a human bosses it around! With the help of this book, you could be that human! Learn how to think like a computer and even `talk' to computers in a language they can understand. Learn the basics you need to start coding. You don't even need a computer to get started! How to Think Like a Computer 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 - Woodland Scavenger Hunt - Purple: Galaxy

Reading Planet - Woodland Scavenger Hunt - Purple: Galaxy

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/04/2019

This photographic information book invites the reader to explore different woodland environments to see what they can spot. What will children discover on their woodland scavenger hunt?Woodland Scavenger Hunt is part of the Galaxy range of books from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Galaxy provides captivating fiction and non-fiction for Pink A to White band. The rich collection of highly decodable books immerses children in a range of cross-curricular topics and genres. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and activities to support reading at home as well as comprehension questions to check understanding. Reading age: 6-7 years

What's it made from? Band 7/Turquoise

What's it made from? Band 7/Turquoise

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/04/2019

From welders to cyclists and volcanologists, different jobs require very different types of protective clothing. Find out how the clothing we wear protects us in this non-fiction book. From welders to cyclists and volcanologists, different jobs require very different types of protective clothing. Find out how the clothing we wear protects us in this non-fiction book. Turquoise/Band 7 offers literary language and extended descriptions, with longer sentences and a wide range of unfamiliar and challenging vocabulary. Illustrations provide a lower level of support. The focus sounds in this book are: /n/ kn, gn /m/ mb /sh/ ci, ti, si, ssi /s/ c, ce, sc /c/ qu(e) /zh/ s Pages 22 and 23 allow children to re-visit the content of the book, supporting comprehension skills, vocabulary development and recall. Reading notes within the book provide practical support for reading Big Cat Phonics for Letters and Sounds with children, including a list of all the sounds and words that the book will cover.

Ferdinand Magellan (Little Guide to Great Lives)

Ferdinand Magellan (Little Guide to Great Lives)

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/04/2019

Explorer, sailor and navigator, Ferdinand Magellan led the first expedition to sail all the way around the world. He encountered lands and creatures that he could never have imagined, and the journey was fraught with danger and difficulty... Join Magellan's amazing adventure in this colourful guide, encountering mutineers and monsters along the way! From artists to aviators and scientists to revolutionaries, Little Guides to Great Lives is a brand new series of small-format guides introducing children to the most inspirational figures from history in a fun, accessible way.

Anne Frank (Little Guide to Great Lives)

Anne Frank (Little Guide to Great Lives)

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/04/2019

Anne Frank was an ordinary girl living in extraordinary times. Forced to go into hiding to escape the Nazis' persecution of Jews in World War II, Anne kept a diary that would become one of the most famous books in the world. Meet one of history's most inspiring figures in this beautifully-illustrated guide to her amazing life. From artists to aviators and scientists to revolutionaries, Little Guides to Great Lives is a brand new series of small-format guides introducing children to the most inspirational figures from history in a fun, accessible way.

Reading Planet - Tiddalick - Orange: Rocket Phonics

Reading Planet - Tiddalick - Orange: Rocket Phonics

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/02/2019

Tiddalick, the greedy frog, swallows all the water in the lake, river and waterhole and there is none left for the other animals to drink. Can the animals work together to make Tiddalick return the water and make the land green again?Tiddalick is part of the Rocket Phonics range from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Rocket Phonics builds a firm foundation in word reading through fresh and fully decodable phonics books for Pink A to Orange band.Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and activities to support reading at home as well as comprehension questions to check understanding. Reading age: 5-6 years

Reading Planet - Helen Sharman - Yellow: Rocket Phonics

Reading Planet - Helen Sharman - Yellow: Rocket Phonics

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/02/2019

In this information book, children learn how Helen Sharman became the first Briton to go into space when she was just 27 years old, after winning a contest! Helen's trip lasted only a week, but made her famous. Helen Sharman is part of the Rocket Phonics range from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Rocket Phonics builds a firm foundation in word reading through fresh and fully decodable phonics books for Pink A to Orange band. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and activities to support reading at home as well as comprehension questions to check understanding. Reading age: 5-6 years

Reading Planet - Goldilocks Has Chicken Pox - Blue: Rocket Phonics

Reading Planet - Goldilocks Has Chicken Pox - Blue: Rocket Phonics

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/02/2019

Who is sleeping in Baby Bear's bed? It's Goldilocks and she has lots of spots! Off to the doctor she goes. Doctor Foster's waiting room is full of fairy tale characters: Riding Hood has a grazed knee; Aladdin's finger is stuck in a lamp and the Snow Queen has a cold. But why has Goldilocks got all those spots? Goldilocks has Chicken Pox is part of the Rocket Phonics range from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Rocket Phonics builds a firm foundation in word reading through fresh and fully decodable phonics books for Pink A to Orange band.Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and activities to support reading at home as well as comprehension questions to check understanding. Reading age: 5-6 years

Animal Rivals Pack A of 4

Animal Rivals Pack A of 4

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/12/2018

Each book in this series pits two exciting animals against each other to find out what would happen if they met. Stunning photographs and clear, simple text help young readers compare the animals, looking at their strength, size and defensive ability. Which one would be the overall winner?

Shark vs. Killer Whale

Shark vs. Killer Whale

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/12/2018

If a shark and a killer whale were to meet and fight, which one would win? Read this book to find out!

Scorpion vs. Tarantula

Scorpion vs. Tarantula

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/12/2018

If a scorpion and a tarantula were to meet and fight, which one would win? Read this book to find out!

Elephant vs. Rhinoceros

Elephant vs. Rhinoceros

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/2018

If an elephant and a rhinoceros were to meet and fight, which one would win? Read this book to find out!

Lion vs. Tiger

Lion vs. Tiger

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/2018

If a lion and a tiger were to meet and fight, which one would win? Read this book to find out!

Reading Planet - The Den - Red A: Galaxy

Reading Planet - The Den - Red A: Galaxy

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/10/2018

Vik and Jen are making a den in the garden using sticks, twigs and bricks. They think the den is brilliant until they realise that they should have built it somewhere else! The Den is part of the Galaxy range of books from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Galaxy provides captivating fiction and non-fiction for Pink A to White band. The rich collection of highly decodable books immerses children in a range of cross-curricular topics and genres. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and activities to support reading at home as well as comprehension questions to check understanding. Reading age: 4-5 years

Reading Planet - Dig a Pond - Red A: Galaxy

Reading Planet - Dig a Pond - Red A: Galaxy

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/10/2018

Children can learn how to dig a pond with this non-fiction information book. The step-by-step instructions show how to make a simple pond that will attract wildlife. Dig a Pond is part of the Galaxy range of books from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Galaxy provides captivating fiction and non-fiction for Pink A to White band. The rich collection of highly decodable books immerses children in a range of cross-curricular topics and genres. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and activities to support reading at home as well as comprehension questions to check understanding. Reading age: 4-5 years

Reading Planet - Toys From 100 Years Ago - Green: Galaxy

Reading Planet - Toys From 100 Years Ago - Green: Galaxy

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/10/2018

In this information book, children travel back in time to take a look at popular toys from 1924: a spinning top, a tricycle, blow football and even a Meccano set. But which 1920s toy is the best? Toys From 100 Years Ago is part of the Galaxy range of books from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Galaxy provides captivating fiction and non-fiction for Pink A to White band. The rich collection of highly decodable books immerses children in a range of cross-curricular topics and genres. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and activities to support reading at home as well as comprehension questions to check understanding. Reading age: 5-6 years

Reading Planet - My Super Senses - Green: Galaxy

Reading Planet - My Super Senses - Green: Galaxy

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/10/2018

How good is our sense of smell? Can sound travel through string? Which taste do people like best? This non-fiction book answers all these questions through simple experiments to help children understand how their super senses work! My Super Senses is part of the Galaxy range of books from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Galaxy provides captivating fiction and non-fiction for Pink A to White band. The rich collection of highly decodable books immerses children in a range of cross-curricular topics and genres. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and activities to support reading at home as well as comprehension questions to check understanding. Reading age: 5-6 years

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops inFact: Oxford Level 17: Fantastic Jobs and How to Get Them

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops inFact: Oxford Level 17: Fantastic Jobs and How to Get Them

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/09/2018

Professor of happiness? Ice cream scientist? Penguinologist? Fantastic Jobs and How to Get Them introduces the reader to seven awesome jobs from the world of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). The book features interviews with seven real STEM professionals - learn what it's like to study the molecular structure of ice cream, study social media, build a supersonic car or to drive a robot on Mars! There are also hints to help readers work out which field would suit them, and tips on what they can do right now to start exploring the world of STEM. A journey to STEM success starts here! TreeTops inFact is a non-fiction series that aims to engage children in reading for pleasure as powerfully as fiction does. The variety of topics means there are books to interest every child in this compelling series. The series is written by top children's authors and subject experts. The books are carefully levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book.

This Book is Not Rubbish 50 Ways to Ditch Plastic, Reduce Rubbish and Save the World!

This Book is Not Rubbish 50 Ways to Ditch Plastic, Reduce Rubbish and Save the World!

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/09/2018

Discover how YOU can ditch plastic, reduce rubbish and become an eco-warrior, not an eco-worrier, with 50 practical tips to really make a difference! Our planet is in peril and it needs your help! But the good news is that there are loads of easy ways that you can make a difference. From throwing a planet party and ditching straws, to banning glitter and becoming an art-activist, helping to save the planet is not as difficult as you think. Covering issues like plastics, pollution, global warming and endangered animals, this book is full of top tips for kids and families. Discover how to ditch the plastic, reduce your rubbish and start making everyday steps that will make all the difference. It's time to take control of your future and help clear the world of all this rubbish!

Wonder Women: A Happy Families Card Game:A Happy Families Card Ga

Wonder Women: A Happy Families Card Game:A Happy Families Card Ga

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Cards Release Date: 01/09/2018

Team up Serena Williams with Simone Biles, match Amelia Earhart with Valentina Tereshkova, join Malala Yousafzai with Emmeline Pankhurst. Collect illustrated cards of 44 of the most inspirational women of all time and place them into groups including aviation, sport, activism, art, science and fashion. See which of your friends knows the most about awesome women! Based on Happy Families, this game will inspire girls (and boys) who already know that there's more to life than being a princess!

Reading Planet - Cam and Tam - Pink A: Rocket Phonics

Reading Planet - Cam and Tam - Pink A: Rocket Phonics

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/06/2018

Cam is sad to leave his Mum and pet dog when he goes to school. Tam decides to cheer him up by sharing a dot to dot book. What will Cam and Tam discover in the picture? Cam and Tam is part of the Rocket Phonics range from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Rocket Phonics builds a firm foundation in word reading through fresh and fully decodable phonics books for Pink A to Orange band. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and activities to support reading at home as well as comprehension questions to check understanding. Reading age: 4-5 years

Reading Planet - The Best Nest - Red A: Rocket Phonics

Reading Planet - The Best Nest - Red A: Rocket Phonics

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/06/2018

Jess the ostrich is sad that she has no nest. As the other birds come to help her, the cape fox steals all their eggs. Can Jess catch the fox and keep the eggs safe? The Best Nest is part of the Rocket Phonics range from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Rocket Phonics builds a firm foundation in word reading through fresh and fully decodable phonics books for Pink A to Orange band.Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and activities to support reading at home as well as comprehension questions to check understanding. Reading age: 4-5 years

Reading Planet - Tanya Gets a Gift - Red B: Rocket Phonics

Reading Planet - Tanya Gets a Gift - Red B: Rocket Phonics

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/06/2018

Tanya's gran gives her some money to buy herself something new. In the shop, Tanya struggles to decide what to get until she sees something perfect! Tanya Gets a Gift is part of the Rocket Phonics range from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Rocket Phonics builds a firm foundation in word reading through fresh and fully decodable phonics books for Pink A to Orange band. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and activities to support reading at home as well as comprehension questions to check understanding. Reading age: 4-5 years

Reading Planet - Pop! - Pink B: Rocket Phonics

Reading Planet - Pop! - Pink B: Rocket Phonics

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/06/2018

Nell leaves a party with a balloon and party bag. When she accidentally lets go of the balloon it floats away and gets stuck in a tree. Can the friendly gull help to get the balloon and party bag back? Pop! is part of the Rocket Phonics range from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Rocket Phonics builds a firm foundation in word reading through fresh and fully decodable phonics books for Pink A to Orange band. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and activities to support reading at home as well as comprehension questions to check understanding. Reading age: 4-5 years

Project X Origins: Lime Book Band, Oxford Level 11: Journey Through Time

Project X Origins: Lime Book Band, Oxford Level 11: Journey Through Time

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/02/2018

Take a journey back in time to see how the way we measure time has developed throughout history. Discover which days the Ancient Babylonians thought were unlucky, and why one sports team was once 12 days late for the Olympics! Project X Origins is a ground-breaking guided reading programme for the whole school. Action-packed stories, fascinating non-fiction and comprehensive guided reading support meet the needs of children at every stage of their reading development. Each book contains inside cover notes that highlight challenge words, prompt questions and a range of follow-up activities to support children in their reading.

Project X Origins: White Book Band, Oxford Level 10: Where to Spot a Robot

Project X Origins: White Book Band, Oxford Level 10: Where to Spot a Robot

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/02/2018

Deep underwater, far out in space or even in a classroom - robots can go everywhere! Find out where you might see them and what jobs they can do. Project X Origins is a ground-breaking guided reading programme for the whole school. Action-packed stories, fascinating non-fiction and comprehensive guided reading support meet the needs of children at every stage of their reading development. Each book contains inside cover notes that highlight challenge words, prompt questions and a range of follow-up activities to support children in their reading.

Build Your Own Body

Build Your Own Body

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/01/2018

Packed full of fun and exciting projects which use its pages in different ways, this book will have you tearing, folding, cutting, experimenting and scribbling as you find out how our bodies work. Discover the secret to life, make your own dancing skeleton, and make an ear trumpet to listen in on conversations! Can you become a fingerprint detective? Can you paint with food? Can you make a moving robot hand? Plus many more inventive and exciting activities about the human body. Are you ready to Build Your Own Body? Put your skills to the test and let's find out!

Oxford Reading Tree Explore with Biff, Chip and Kipper: Oxford Level 7: What Do We Need to Survive?

Oxford Reading Tree Explore with Biff, Chip and Kipper: Oxford Level 7: What Do We Need to Survive?

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/01/2018

Air, water ... what else? In What Do We Need to Survive? find out the things that plants, animals and people need to survive. The fiction book that accompanies this title is Survival in the Arctic. Oxford Reading Tree Explore with Biff, Chip and Kipper is a series of paired fiction and non-fiction books linked by curriculum-related topics. Each pair consists of an engaging story featuring well-loved characters and a compelling non-fiction book. These topic-linked pairings will develop and deepen their reading comprehension and foster a love of reading across both text types. This book is one of six titles at Oxford Level 7, which are phonically decodable featuring vocabulary to enrich the texts and support language development. All the books in the series are carefully levelled, so it is easy to match every child with the right book and enable them to progress.

Oxford Reading Tree Explore with Biff, Chip and Kipper: Oxford Level 8: Animal Superpowers

Oxford Reading Tree Explore with Biff, Chip and Kipper: Oxford Level 8: Animal Superpowers

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/01/2018

Strong as a ant? Fast as an ostrich? Discover amazing animal abilities in Animal Superpowers. The fiction book that accompanies this title is At the Monster Games. Oxford Reading Tree Explore with Biff, Chip and Kipper is a series of paired fiction and non-fiction books linked by curriculum-related topics. Each pair consists of an engaging story featuring well-loved characters and a compelling non-fiction book. These topic-linked pairings will develop and deepen their reading comprehension and foster a love of reading across both text types. This book is one of six titles at Oxford Level 8, which are phonically decodable featuring vocabulary to enrich the texts and support language development. All the books in the series are carefully levelled, so it is easy to match every child with the right book and enable them to progress.

Space Racers Make Your Own Paper Rockets

Space Racers Make Your Own Paper Rockets

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Kit Release Date: 01/10/2017

Space Racers contains everything you need to press out and make your own paper rocket models. From the rocket that made the first manned space flight, Vostok K, to the future of space travel, the Skylon space plane. Use the easy to use, step-by-step instructions to build eight historically accurate rockets and two imaginary rockets, which are left blank for your own designs. A separate booklet introduces you to the exhilarating world of rocket science and space exploration, and includes fun and detailed fact files for each rocket. This is an exciting kit for space enthusiasts aged eight to adult.

Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks: Oxford Level 4: The Dinosaur King

Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks: Oxford Level 4: The Dinosaur King

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/09/2017

The sky is falling down! So Tops sets off to tell the Dinosaur King. Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks is an emotionally-engaging fiction series that will fire children's imaginations and develop their comprehension skills. The variety of authors and illustrators broadens children's reading experience, with something to appeal to every child. This story is one of six titles at Oxford Level 4, which are phonically decodable with some extra high-interest words to expand children's vocabularies and enrich the stories. All the books in the series are carefully levelled, making it easy to match every reader to the right book.

Habitats Around the World

Habitats Around the World

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/08/2017

In Earth's most extreme habitats, conditions are tough. But no matter how challenging these deserts, rainforests, mountains, caves, ocean depths or cities are, there are plants and animals that have found ways to survive in them through unique adaptations. Called extremophiles, these are the toughest living things on the planet!

Engage Literacy Dark Blue Level 31 Pack of 4 Readers

Engage Literacy Dark Blue Level 31 Pack of 4 Readers

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/08/2017

Engage Literacy is the award-winning reading scheme from Raintree. Perfect for both guided and independent reading, its engaging and contemporary content motivates and supports early readers while providing a reliable and instructional framework. Readers in book bands pink to grey are thematically linked in fiction and non-fiction pairs and all readers are precisely levelled, with new vocabulary introduced and reinforced throughout the levels.

Shark vs. Killer Whale

Shark vs. Killer Whale

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/07/2017

If a shark and a killer whale were to meet and fight, which one would win? Read this book to find out!

Lion vs. Tiger

Lion vs. Tiger

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/07/2017

If a lion and a tiger were to meet and fight, which one would win? Read this book to find out!

Elephant vs. Rhinoceros

Elephant vs. Rhinoceros

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/07/2017

If an elephant and a rhinoceros were to meet and fight, which one would win? Read this book to find out!

Scorpion vs. Tarantula

Scorpion vs. Tarantula

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/07/2017

If a scorpion and a tarantula were to meet and fight, which one would win? Read this book to find out!

Animal Rivals Pack A of 4

Animal Rivals Pack A of 4

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/07/2017

Each book in this series pits two exciting animals against each other to find out what would happen if they met. Stunning photographs and clear, simple text help young readers compare the animals, looking at their strength, size and defensive ability. Which one would be the overall winner?

Reading Planet -The Space Station - Orange: Rocket Phonics

Reading Planet -The Space Station - Orange: Rocket Phonics

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/05/2017

On a school trip to the International Space Station, Max thinks that there is an alien on board, but no one believes him. When Max and his friends nearly get sucked out into space, a mysterious caretaker saves them. But is he really a caretaker? Could he be an alien? The Space Station is part of the Rocket Phonics range from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Rocket Phonics builds a firm foundation in word reading through fresh and fully decodable phonics books for Pink A to Orange band. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and activities to support reading at home as well as comprehension questions to check understanding. Reading age: 5-6 years Reading age: 5-6 years

Reading Planet - Explore the World (and Come Back Alive) - White: Galaxy

Reading Planet - Explore the World (and Come Back Alive) - White: Galaxy

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/05/2017

100 years ago, no one had climbed the highest mountain. 200 years ago, no one had visited the North and South Poles. The first people to discover these places took enormous risks! Find out more about some daring pioneering explorers and the amazing things they saw. Explore the World is part of the Galaxy range of books from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Galaxy provides captivating fiction and non-fiction for Pink A to White band. The rich collection of highly decodable books immerses children in a range of cross-curricular topics and genres. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and activities to support reading at home as well as comprehension questions to check understanding. Reading age: 6-7 years

Reading Planet - Shopping Mischief - Blue: Rocket Phonics

Reading Planet - Shopping Mischief - Blue: Rocket Phonics

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/05/2017

Noah thinks going to the supermarket with his dad is boring, so he decides to have some fun while he's there, such as sliding on the floor and zooming on the trolley. Will his mischief get him and his dad into trouble? Shopping Mischief is part of the Rocket Phonics range from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Rocket Phonics builds a firm foundation in word reading through fresh and fully decodable phonics books for Pink A to Orange band.Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and activities to support reading at home as well as comprehension questions to check understanding. Reading age: 5-6 years

Reading Planet - My Antarctic Diary - White: Galaxy

Reading Planet - My Antarctic Diary - White: Galaxy

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/05/2017

Join our scientist in Antartica to learn more about the life cycle of Emperor penguins. Could you live and work in the coldest place on Earth? Read this book to find out! My Antarctic Diary is part of the Galaxy range of books from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Galaxy provides captivating fiction and non-fiction for Pink A to White band. The rich collection of highly decodable books immerses children in a range of cross-curricular topics and genres. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and activities to support reading at home as well as comprehension questions to check understanding. Reading age: 6-7 years

Reading Planet - The Diving Contest - Green: Rocket Phonics

Reading Planet - The Diving Contest - Green: Rocket Phonics

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/05/2017

Who will win the royal diving contest? Joy is determined to win the contest and bring back the biggest pearl from the sea. But when she bumps into a sea serpent with toothache, things don't go quite as everyone expected ... The Diving Contest is is part of the Rocket Phonics range from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Rocket Phonics builds a firm foundation in word reading through fresh and fully decodable phonics books for Pink A to Orange band. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and activities to support reading at home as well as comprehension questions to check understanding. Reading age: 5-6 years Reading age: 5-6 years

Reading Planet - Dinosaur World Records - Turquoise: Galaxy

Reading Planet - Dinosaur World Records - Turquoise: Galaxy

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/05/2017

Dinosaurs lived on our planet millions of years ago. But which dinosaur had the most teeth, the biggest bite, the toughest armour or the coolest claws? Let's explore some dinosaur world records! Dinosaur World Records is part of the Galaxy range of books from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Galaxy provides captivating fiction and non-fiction for Pink A to White band. The rich collection of highly decodable books immerses children in a range of cross-curricular topics and genres. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and activities to support reading at home as well as comprehension questions to check understanding. Reading age: 6-7 years

Reading Planet - Baxter Visits Bow Wow! - Yellow: Rocket Phonics

Reading Planet - Baxter Visits Bow Wow! - Yellow: Rocket Phonics

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/05/2017

Baxter the dog visits the local grooming parlour for a haircut, but causes havoc during his trip. Will the other dogs forgive him when he ruins their haircuts?Baxter Visits Bow Wow! is part of the Rocket Phonics range from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Rocket Phonics builds a firm foundation in word reading through fresh and fully decodable phonics books for Pink A to Orange band.Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and activities to support reading at home as well as comprehension questions to check understanding. Reading age: 5-6 years

Animal Strength and Combat Sports

Animal Strength and Combat Sports

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/02/2017

Who would win the Olympic gold medals if all the competitors were animals? Each book in the series covers a different type of Olympic sport, while each chapter looks at a different event. Primarily intended as high-interest reads, the books contain animal-related curriculum information, and allow readers countless opportunities to compare and contrast. In addition, medal tables at the back of the books tally medals won by the different animal classifications, inlcuding mammals, reptiles and birds.

Animalympics Pack A of 4

Animalympics Pack A of 4

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/02/2017

Who would win the Olympic gold medals if all the competitors were animals? Each book in the series covers a different type of Olympic sport, while each chapter looks at a different event. Primarily intended as high-interest reads, the books contain animal-related curriculum information, and allow readers countless opportunities to compare and contrast. In addition, medal tables at the back of the books tally medals won by the different animal classifications, inlcuding mammals, reptiles and birds.

Animal Swimming and Diving

Animal Swimming and Diving

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/02/2017

Who would win the Olympic gold medals if all the competitors were animals? Each book in the series covers a different type of Olympic sport, while each chapter looks at a different event. Primarily intended as high-interest reads, the books contain animal-related curriculum information, and allow readers countless opportunities to compare and contrast. In addition, medal tables at the back of the books tally medals won by the different animal classifications, inlcuding mammals, reptiles and birds.

Animal Athletics

Animal Athletics

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/01/2017

Who would win the Olympic gold medals if all the competitors were animals? Each book in the series covers a different type of Olympic sport, while each chapter looks at a different event. Primarily intended as high-interest reads, the books contain animal-related curriculum information, and allow readers countless opportunities to compare and contrast. In addition, medal tables at the back of the books tally medals won by the different animal classifications, inlcuding mammals, reptiles and birds.

Animal Gymnastics

Animal Gymnastics

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/01/2017

Who would win the Olympic gold medals if all the competitors were animals? Each book in the series covers a different type of Olympic sport, while each chapter looks at a different event. Primarily intended as high-interest reads, the books contain animal-related curriculum information, and allow readers countless opportunities to compare and contrast. In addition, medal tables at the back of the books tally medals won by the different animal classifications, inlcuding mammals, reptiles and birds.

Pet Projects Pack A of 4

Pet Projects Pack A of 4

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/11/2016

Are you crazy about cats, dotty about dogs, or hung up on horses?! Then these books are for you! Packed full of tips and information about your favourite pet, this fantastic series covers everything you could possibly want to do with them. Make some cakes and throw a party for them, make delicious recipes for your pet to enjoy, and follow the fun, easy-to-make projects using the step-by-step instructions. Pretty soon, you will have made the most amazing pet-related projects, from toys to notecards, to activities, and even to headwear!

Hip Hamster Projects

Hip Hamster Projects

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/11/2016

Are you hysterical about hamsters? Then these books are for you! This fantastic book is packed full of tips on how to care for your furry friend and covers everything you could possibly want to do with your hamster. For example, you can make some cakes and throw them a party! Grow your own greens for your hamster to eat, and follow the step-by-step guides to make some amazing projects, including a cross-stitch hamster, an activity maze, and nibblesome notecards! Read this and you will have the happiest hamster ever!

Designer Dog Projects

Designer Dog Projects

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/11/2016

Are you delirious about dogs? Then this book is for you! This fantastic book is packed full of tips on how to care for your furry friend and covers everything you could possibly want to do with your dog. For example, you can find out how to photograph him or her at their best angle! Or throw them a party! Make the delicious doggy treat recipes inside and follow the step-by-step guides to make some amazing projects, including a tug toy, sausage dog draft excluder, and even a doggy bandana! Read this and you will have the happiest dog ever!

Reading Planet - My Turn - Pink B: Galaxy

Reading Planet - My Turn - Pink B: Galaxy

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/10/2016

Ted and Nell are in the music room but they both want to play the same instrument! Will they learn that sharing and taking turns is the only way to make great music together? My Turn is part of the Galaxy range of books from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Galaxy provides captivating fiction and non-fiction for Pink A to White band. The rich collection of highly decodable books immerses children in a range of cross-curricular topics and genres. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and activities to support reading at home as well as comprehension questions to check understanding. Reading age: 4-5 years

What On Earth?: Water

What On Earth?: Water

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/10/2016

Explore, create and investigate Wind and Water. Learn about these elements through experiments, investigations and hands-on tasks. What on Earth? takes the reader on a journey of discovery to explore the natural elements of our world. Discover all about the water cycle and make a precipitation gauge or grow your own stalactite. This series takes a cross-disciplinary approach, including links to culture, history, arts and crafts, as well as the science behind each topic. Internal links encourage children to choose their own path through the book, with each spread providing a new adventure.

What On Earth?: Wind

What On Earth?: Wind

Author: Isabel Thomas, Paulina Morgan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/10/2016

Explore, create and investigate Wind and Water. Learn about these elements through experiments, investigations and hands-on tasks. What on Earth? takes the reader on a journey of discovery to explore the natural elements of our world. Find out how humans have harnessed the wind's energy and travelled the world. Create an experiment using your own windmill and learn how to make a sail racer. Discover all about the water cycle and make a precipitation gauge or grow your own stalactite. This series takes a cross-disciplinary approach, including links to culture, history, arts and crafts, as well as the science behind each topic. Internal links encourage children to choose their own path through the book, with each spread providing a new adventure.

Read and Experiment Pack B of 4

Read and Experiment Pack B of 4

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/10/2016

Read and Experiment is an engaging series that uses fun experiments to introduce children to analytical thinking, scientific concepts and experimental procedures. Through fun, carefully designed experiments, it encourages children to get hands-on with science, asking questions and seeking their own answers by following the illustrated step-by-step instructions.

Cool Cat Projects

Cool Cat Projects

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/10/2016

Are you crazy about cats?! Then this book is for you! This fantastic book is packed full of tips on how to care for your furry friend and covers everything you could possibly want to do with your cat. For example, you can find out how to photograph him or her at their best angle! Or throw them a party! Make the delicious kitty treat recipes inside and follow the step-by-step guides to make some amazing projects, including a rug, cat clock and puzzle feeder. Read this and you will have the happiest cat ever!

Experiments with Plants

Experiments with Plants

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/10/2016

Read and Experiment is an engaging series that uses fun experiments to introduce children to analytical thinking, scientific concepts and experimental procedures. Through fun, carefully designed experiments, it encourages children to get hands-on with science, asking questions and seeking their own answers by following the illustrated step-by-step instructions. The title gets them familiar with the science of plants.

Handy Horse Projects

Handy Horse Projects

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/10/2016

Do you think horses are hor-some? Then this book is for you! This fantastic book is packed full of tips on how to care for your hooved friend and covers everything you could possibly want to do with your horse. For example, you can find out how to photograph him and make a frame to go with it! Or throw a horse-themed party for your friends! Follow the step-by-step guides to make some amazing projects, including a galloping horse plate, horsehair jewellery, and horsey notepaper and cards. Read this and you will have the happiest horse ever!

Experiments with Materials

Experiments with Materials

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/10/2016

Read and Experiment is an engaging series that uses fun experiments to introduce children to analytical thinking, scientific concepts and experimental procedures. Through fun, carefully designed experiments, it encourages children to get hands-on with science, asking questions and seeking their own answers by following the illustrated step-by-step instructions. The title gets them familiar with the science of materials.

Project X Origins Graphic Texts: Grey Book Band, Oxford Level 14: Great Artists

Project X Origins Graphic Texts: Grey Book Band, Oxford Level 14: Great Artists

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/09/2016

Project X Origins Graphic Texts can help children to reach higher standards in comprehension. This non-fiction text told in graphic form looks at the lives of some of the worlds most important historical figures. Come along on a trip to an art gallery and discover the real lives of the artists behind some of the world's most famous works of art. This book also contains notes on the inside front and back covers with advice on supporting older children with their reading, ideas for follow-up activities and higher-level comprehension questions.

Experiments with Forces

Experiments with Forces

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/09/2016

Read and Experiment is an engaging series that uses fun experiments to introduce children to analytical thinking, scientific concepts and experimental procedures. Through fun, carefully designed experiments, it encourages children to get hands-on with science, asking questions and seeking their own answers by following the illustrated step-by-step instructions. The title gets them familiar with the science of forces.

Experiments with Magnets

Experiments with Magnets

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/09/2016

Read and Experiment is an engaging series that uses fun experiments to introduce children to analytical thinking, scientific concepts and experimental procedures. Through fun, carefully designed experiments, it encourages children to get hands-on with science, asking questions and seeking their own answers by following the illustrated step-by-step instructions. The title gets them familiar with the science of magnets.

Animal Activity Cut, fold and make your own wild things!

Animal Activity Cut, fold and make your own wild things!

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/09/2016

Warning: this book will destruct! Packed full of fun and exciting projects which use its pages in different ways, this book will have you tearing, folding, cutting, experimenting and scribbling as you find out all about amazing animals and plants. Make your own hopping bugs, create and decorate an inflatable fish, and play an animal trumpet as loudly as you can! Can you piece together your very own dinosaur? Can you turn a piece of paper into a hanging mobile of sea creatures? Put your skills to the test!

Oxford Reading Tree inFact: Oxford Level 5: Robot Zoo

Oxford Reading Tree inFact: Oxford Level 5: Robot Zoo

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/09/2016

Visit the Robot Zoo to meet some brilliant robots! People have created a variety of robots with features based on animals. From planes to plumbing, discover how new technology is helping humans in many areas of life. Oxford Reading Tree inFact is a compelling non-fiction series that aims to engage children in reading for pleasure as powerfully as fiction does. The series includes 36 titles which are all phonically decodable, with some high-interest topic words to develop vocabulary and impart knowledge. The imaginative approach and variety of intriguing topics mean there are books to interest every child. The books are carefully levelled, making it easy to match every reader to the right book.

How to Build a House Band 16/Sapphire

How to Build a House Band 16/Sapphire

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2016

What is your house made of? Around the world, you will find homes made of mud, stone, wood, glass, metal, concrete and even recycled plastic. Building materials can be strong, flexible, mouldable - and even beautiful! Find out how architects choose the right material for each job. Sapphire/Band 16 books offer longer reads to develop children's sustained engagement with texts and are more complex syntactically. Text type: an information book. Curriculum links: science Ideas for reading at the back of the book provide practical support and stimulating activities.

Self-Destructing Science: Space

Self-Destructing Science: Space

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/05/2016

Shortlisted for the ASE Book of the Year Award 2017. Warning: this book will self-destruct! Packed full of fun and exciting projects which use its pages in different ways, this book will have you tearing, folding, cutting, experimenting and scribbling as you find out all about the wonders of space. As each page is destroyed, you'll make everything from a Martian bug to a pocket rocket, using nothing more than the pages of the book and a few simple household items. The easy-to-follow instructions and amazing illustrations mean that science has never been so fun!

Project X CODE Extra: Orange Book Band, Oxford Level 6: Big Freeze: Frozen Hotels

Project X CODE Extra: Orange Book Band, Oxford Level 6: Big Freeze: Frozen Hotels

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/03/2016

Project X CODE Extra introduces more exciting adventure stories and stimulating non-fiction texts into the Project X CODE series. In this Big Freeze non-fiction book, visit hotels that are colder than a fridge - they're made out of ice! In line with the phonic, vocabulary and comprehension progression in Project X CODE, this book is ideal for additional practice outside of the core intervention sessions and for introducing children to non-fiction texts.

Experiments with Electricity

Experiments with Electricity

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/03/2016

Explore the world of electricity with engaging text, real life examples and fun, safe step-by-step experiments. This book brings the science of electricity to life, explaining the concepts then getting kids to be hands-on scientists!

Experiments with Heating and Cooling

Experiments with Heating and Cooling

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/03/2016

Explore the world of heating and cooling with engaging text, real life examples and fun step-by-step experiments. This book brings the science of temperature to life, explaining the concepts then getting kids to be hands-on scientists!

Read and Experiment Pack A of 3

Read and Experiment Pack A of 3

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/03/2016

Explore the world of science with engaging text, real life examples and fun step-by-step experiments. This series really brings science to life, explaining the concepts then getting kids to be hands-on scientists!

Experiments with Light

Experiments with Light

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/02/2016

Explore the world of light with engaging text, real life examples and fun step-by-step experiments. This book brings the science of light to life, explaining the concepts then getting kids to be hands-on scientists!

Animal Swimming and Diving

Animal Swimming and Diving

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/01/2016

Who would win the Olympic gold medals if all the competitors were animals? Each book in the series covers a different type of Olympic sport, while each chapter looks at a different event. Primarily intended as high-interest reads, the books contain animal-related curriculum information, and allow readers countless opportunities to compare and contrast. In addition, medal tables at the back of the books tally medals won by the different animal classifications, inlcuding mammals, reptiles and birds.

Animalympics Pack A of 4

Animalympics Pack A of 4

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/01/2016

Who would win the Olympic gold medals if all the competitors were animals? Each book in the series covers a different type of Olympic sport, while each chapter looks at a different event. Primarily intended as high-interest reads, the books contain animal-related curriculum information, and allow readers countless opportunities to compare and contrast. In addition, medal tables at the back of the books tally medals won by the different animal classifications, inlcuding mammals, reptiles and birds.

Animal Athletics

Animal Athletics

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/01/2016

Who would win the Olympic gold medals if all the competitors were animals? Each book in the series covers a different type of Olympic sport, while each chapter looks at a different event. Primarily intended as high-interest reads, the books contain animal-related curriculum information, and allow readers countless opportunities to compare and contrast. In addition, medal tables at the back of the books tally medals won by the different animal classifications, inlcuding mammals, reptiles and birds.

Animal Gymnastics

Animal Gymnastics

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/01/2016

Who would win the Olympic gold medals if all the competitors were animals? Each book in the series covers a different type of Olympic sport, while each chapter looks at a different event. Primarily intended as high-interest reads, the books contain animal-related curriculum information, and allow readers countless opportunities to compare and contrast. In addition, medal tables at the back of the books tally medals won by the different animal classifications, inlcuding mammals, reptiles and birds.

Animal Strength and Combat Sports

Animal Strength and Combat Sports

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/01/2016

Who would win the Olympic gold medals if all the competitors were animals? Each book in the series covers a different type of Olympic sport, while each chapter looks at a different event. Primarily intended as high-interest reads, the books contain animal-related curriculum information, and allow readers countless opportunities to compare and contrast. In addition, medal tables at the back of the books tally medals won by the different animal classifications, inlcuding mammals, reptiles and birds.

Project X CODE Extra: Orange Book Band, Oxford Level 6: Fiendish Falls: Wild Waterfall Adventures

Project X CODE Extra: Orange Book Band, Oxford Level 6: Fiendish Falls: Wild Waterfall Adventures

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/01/2016

Project X CODE Extra introduces more exciting adventure stories and stimulating non-fiction texts into the Project X CODE series. Read all about extreme sports on some wild waterfalls in this Fiendish Falls non-fiction book. In line with the phonic, vocabulary and comprehension progression in Project X CODE, this book is ideal for additional practice outside of the core intervention sessions and for introducing children to non-fiction texts.

Radar: Top Jobs: Celebrity Photographer

Radar: Top Jobs: Celebrity Photographer

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/11/2015

Covering all aspects of celebrity photography - from photojournalism and fashion shoots to portrait photography and paparazzi - this book looks at the sides to celebrity photography. As well as taking a look at the day-to-day schedule of photographers of the stars, this book also investigates more controversial aspects of the job, such as retouching or 'airbrushing' of images and whether or not paparazzi photography should be banned. The Radar series delivers streetwise, hot-topic reads for kids aged 9+. With bold, fresh design and topics that have bags of kid-appeal, Radar will encourage children to read - and keep reading!

Radar: Top Jobs: Celebrity Fashion Stylist

Radar: Top Jobs: Celebrity Fashion Stylist

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/11/2015

From red-carpet events and film sets to fashion shoots and even the walk in the park, celebrity stylists are the key to a star looking the part. This Radar title finds out what it takes to be a top-of-the-range stylist, why they are considered the real trendsetters and what their tricks are to making outfits look that extra bit more stunning. Also included are an interview with star stylist Melis Kuris and a profile of personal stylist and creative director to Kylie Minogue, William Baker. The Radar series delivers streetwise, hot-topic reads for kids aged 9+. With bold, fresh design and topics that have bags of kid-appeal, Radar will encourage children to read - and keep reading!

Pets Guides Pack B of 5

Pets Guides Pack B of 5

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/10/2015

Titles in the Pets' Guides series teach young readers how to care responsibly for their chosen pet. However, in a unique spin, each book is written from the point of view of one of the animals themselves, thus also allowing the books to be used to teach perspective. Topics covered within the books include choosing a pet, getting the right supplies, how to make your new pet feel at home, feeding, exercising and cleaning, best practices when handling your pet, and trips to the vet.

Henrietta's Guide to Caring for Your Chickens

Henrietta's Guide to Caring for Your Chickens

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/10/2015

Titles in the Pets' Guides series teach young readers how to care responsibly for their chosen pet. However, in a unique spin, each book is written from the point of view of one of the animals themselves, thus also allowing the books to be used to teach perspective. In this book, Henrietta the Chicken reveals how readers should go about choosing chickens, what supplies they will need, how to make a new chicken feel at home, and how to properly care for chickens, including feeding, exercising, and keeping a chicken coop clean. Text in the book is accompanied by clear, labelled photographs to further reinforce key concepts.

Fairy Tales Today Pack A of 4

Fairy Tales Today Pack A of 4

Author: Isabel Thomas, Charlotte Guillain, Adam Guillain, Erica-Jane Waters Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/09/2015

Fairytales Today is a collection of four picturebooks retelling classic fairytales with a modern and humourous spin. he books feature engaging illustrations throughout an include modern views on gender roles and diversity.

Emma Peror's New Clothes

Emma Peror's New Clothes

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/09/2015

Emma Peror is the ballet class terror! But a new pupil in the class is going to teach her a lesson. Trixie Tailor gives Emma a tutu ... a tutu that she says only the best ballet dancers can see. But is the tutu actually even there?

Hansel, Gretel, and the Dastardly Dinner Lady

Hansel, Gretel, and the Dastardly Dinner Lady

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/09/2015

Harry and Greta just love dessert. But Mrs Maggot, the dastardly dinner lady, won't let them eat any. One day, Harry and Greta follow a trail of chocolate sauce into the school kitchen to find the puddings of their dreams ... but get more than they bargained for!

The World's First Women Doctors: Elizabeth Blackwell and Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Band 16/Sapphire

The World's First Women Doctors: Elizabeth Blackwell and Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Band 16/Sapphire

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/09/2015

Find out all about two ground breaking figures in medicine - Elizabeth Blackwell and Elizabeth Garret Anderson, two women who fought to become doctors in the early 1800s. What was life like for women in the early nineteenth century, what obstacles did both women come up against and ultimately how did they succeed? * Sapphire/Band 16 books offer longer reads to develop children's sustained engagement with texts and are more complex syntactically.

The Mysterious World of Microorganisms Band 18/Pearl

The Mysterious World of Microorganisms Band 18/Pearl

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/09/2015

Not your average science book, this in-depth analysis of the smallest living things in our world, gives captivating insight into the wonderful world of microorganisms. Focussing on bacteria, fungi, protists and viruses, it explains some of the biggest diseases of our time as well as the processes of protecting ourselves. * Pearl/Band 18 books offer fluent readers a complex, substantial text with challenging themes to facilitate sustained comprehension, bridging the gap between a reading programme and longer chapter books. * Text type: * Curriculum links:

Slinky's Guide to Caring for Your Snake

Slinky's Guide to Caring for Your Snake

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/09/2015

Titles in the Pets' Guides series teach young readers how to care responsibly for their chosen pet. However, in a unique spin, each book is written from the point of view of one of the animals themselves, thus also allowing the books to be used to teach perspective. In this book, Slinky the Snake reveals how readers should go about choosing a pet snake, what supplies they will need, how to make a new snake feel at home, and how to properly care for a pet snake, including feeding, exercising, and keeping a snake vivarium clean. Text in the book is accompanied by clear, labelled photographs to further reinforce key concepts.

Experiments with Forces

Experiments with Forces

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/09/2015

Read and Experiment is an engaging series that uses fun experiments to introduce children to analytical thinking, scientific concepts and experimental procedures. Through fun, carefully designed experiments, it encourages children to get hands-on with science, asking questions and seeking their own answers by following the illustrated step-by-step instructions. The title gets them familiar with the science of forces.

Read and Experiment (wave 2) Pack B of 4

Read and Experiment (wave 2) Pack B of 4

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/09/2015

Read and Experiment is an engaging series that uses fun experiments to introduce children to analytical thinking, scientific concepts and experimental procedures. Through fun, carefully designed experiments, it encourages children to get hands-on with science, asking questions and seeking their own answers by following the illustrated step-by-step instructions.

Experiments with Materials

Experiments with Materials

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/09/2015

Read and Experiment is an engaging series that uses fun experiments to introduce children to analytical thinking, scientific concepts and experimental procedures. Through fun, carefully designed experiments, it encourages children to get hands-on with science, asking questions and seeking their own answers by following the illustrated step-by-step instructions. The title gets them familiar with the science of materials.

Experiments with Plants

Experiments with Plants

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/09/2015

Read and Experiment is an engaging series that uses fun experiments to introduce children to analytical thinking, scientific concepts and experimental procedures. Through fun, carefully designed experiments, it encourages children to get hands-on with science, asking questions and seeking their own answers by following the illustrated step-by-step instructions. The title gets them familiar with the science of plants.

Experiments with Magnets

Experiments with Magnets

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/09/2015

Read and Experiment is an engaging series that uses fun experiments to introduce children to analytical thinking, scientific concepts and experimental procedures. Through fun, carefully designed experiments, it encourages children to get hands-on with science, asking questions and seeking their own answers by following the illustrated step-by-step instructions. The title gets them familiar with the science of magnets.

Beaky's Guide to Caring for Your Bird

Beaky's Guide to Caring for Your Bird

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/08/2015

Titles in the Pets' Guides series teach young readers how to care responsibly for their chosen pet. However, in a unique spin, each book is written from the point of view of one of the animals themselves, thus also allowing the books to be used to teach perspective. In this book, Beakie the Budgie reveals how readers should go about choosing a pet bird, what supplies they will need, how to make a new pet bird feel at home, and how to properly care for a pet bird, including feeding, exercising, and keeping a bird cage clean. Text in the book is accompanied by clear, labelled photographs to further reinforce key concepts.

Stickyscapes Tropical Adventures

Stickyscapes Tropical Adventures

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/2015

Sticker, learn and play! Bring the tropics to life with more than 100 stickers to add to this panoramic play scene. One side represents the dense tropical jungle, while the other features the bottom of the deep blue tropical sea. Learn about new jungle and sea creatures, such as the clouded leopard and the coconut crab, find out plenty of fabulous animal facts and see your favourite animals in their natural habitat!

Stickyscapes Polar Adventures

Stickyscapes Polar Adventures

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/2015

Learn about the North and South Poles with this amazing panoramic play scene! Including more than 100 stickers for you to create your own icy scenes with, from sliding penguins to the lion's mane jellyfish, and from Inuit families to all the different types of snow vehicles. Also included are plenty of fabulous facts to complete your Polar knowledge!

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops inFact: Level 19: How To Change the World

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops inFact: Level 19: How To Change the World

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/03/2015

Shortlisted for the Royal Society of Young People's Book Prize. How to Change the World examines the often-unorthodox approaches which led to some of the world's greatest scientific discoveries from falling apples to melting chocolate! TreeTops inFact is a non-fiction series that aims to engage children in reading for pleasure as powerfully as fiction does. The variety of topics means there are books to interest every child in this compelling series. The series is written by top children's authors and subject experts. The books are carefully levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops inFact: Level 18: The Misadventures of Charles Darwin

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops inFact: Level 18: The Misadventures of Charles Darwin

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/03/2015

Charles Darwin is one of the most important figures of modern science, but he was also a seasick sailor and a stinky schoolboy! Find out about his misadventures as well as his theories in this funny biography. TreeTops inFact is a non-fiction series that aims to engage children in reading for pleasure as powerfully as fiction does. The variety of topics means there are books to interest every child in this compelling series. The series is written by top children's authors and subject experts. The books are carefully levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book.

Rat City Safari

Rat City Safari

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/03/2015

Who needs to fly to Africa or visit a safari park, when there is so much wildlife on our doorsteps? This book examines rats and discusses where city rats live, what they eat, what dangers they face, and why they like living so close to people. Special spotter's clues symbols highlighting key rat behaviours and features are used throughout the book to enable readers to go on their own city safari once they have finished reading the book.

City Safari Pack A of 6

City Safari Pack A of 6

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/03/2015

Who needs to fly to Africa or visit a safari park when there is so much wildlife on our doorsteps? Each book in this series looks at a different wild animal and takes the reader on a city safari . Special Spotter's Clues symbols highlight key animal behaviours and features throughout the books to enable readers to go on their own city safari once they have finished reading.

Experiments with Electricity

Experiments with Electricity

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/02/2015

Explore the world of electricity with engaging text, real life examples and fun, safe step-by-step experiments. This book brings the science of electricity to life, explaining the concepts then getting kids to be hands-on scientists!

Experiments with Light

Experiments with Light

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/02/2015

Explore the world of light with engaging text, real life examples and fun step-by-step experiments. This book brings the science of light to life, explaining the concepts then getting kids to be hands-on scientists!

Experiments with Heating and Cooling

Experiments with Heating and Cooling

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/02/2015

Explore the world of heating and cooling with engaging text, real life examples and fun step-by-step experiments. This book brings the science of temperature to life, explaining the concepts then getting kids to be hands-on scientists!

Experiments with Sound

Experiments with Sound

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/02/2015

Explore the world of sound with engaging text, real life examples and fun step-by-step experiments. This book brings the science of sound to life, explaining the concepts then getting kids to be hands-on scientists!

Seagull City Safari

Seagull City Safari

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/02/2015

Who needs to fly to Africa or visit a safari park, when there is so much wildlife on our doorsteps? This book examines seagulls and discusses where city seagulls live, what they eat, what dangers they face, and why they like living so close to people. Special spotter's clues symbols highlighting key seagull behaviours and features are used throughout the book to enable readers to go on their own city safari once they have finished reading the book.

Squirrel City Safari

Squirrel City Safari

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/02/2015

Who needs to fly to Africa or visit a safari park, when there is so much wildlife on our doorsteps? This book examines squirrels and discusses where city squirrels live, what they eat, what dangers they face, and why they like living so close to people. Special spotter's clues symbols highlighting key squirrel behaviours and features are used throughout the book to enable readers to go on their own city safari once they have finished reading the book.

Read and Experiment Pack A

Read and Experiment Pack A

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/02/2015

Explore the world of science with engaging text, real life examples and fun step-by-step experiments. This series really brings science to life, explaining the concepts then getting kids to be hands-on scientists!

Pigeon City Safari

Pigeon City Safari

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/01/2015

Who needs to fly to Africa or visit a safari park, when there is so much wildlife on our doorsteps? This book examines pigeons and discusses where city pigeons live, what they eat, what dangers they face, and why they like living so close to people. Special spotter's clues symbols highlighting key pigeon behaviours and features are used throughout the book to enable readers to go on their own city safari once they have finished reading the book.

Fox City Safari

Fox City Safari

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/01/2015

Who needs to fly to Africa or visit a safari park, when there is so much wildlife on our doorsteps? This book examines foxes and discusses where city foxes live, what they eat, what dangers they face, and why they like living so close to people. Special spotter's clues symbols highlighting key fox behaviours and features are used throughout the book to enable readers to go on their own city safari once they have finished reading the book.

Project X Origins: Grey Book Band, Oxford Level 13: Shocking Science: Science Shocks!

Project X Origins: Grey Book Band, Oxford Level 13: Shocking Science: Science Shocks!

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/09/2014

Project X Origins is a ground-breaking guided reading programme for the whole school. Action-packed stories, fascinating non-fiction and comprehensive guided reading support meet the needs of children at every stage of their reading development. Join Ant in Science Shocks! as he travels back in time to meet some of science's greatest heroes. People who shocked the world and changed it forever. Each book also contains inside cover notes that highlight challenge words, prompt questions and a range of follow-up activities to support children in their reading.

Beaky's Guide to Caring for Your Bird

Beaky's Guide to Caring for Your Bird

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/08/2014

Titles in the Pets' Guides series teach young readers how to care responsibly for their chosen pet. However, in a unique spin, each book is written from the point of view of one of the animals themselves, thus also allowing the books to be used to teach perspective. In this book, Beakie the Budgie reveals how readers should go about choosing a pet bird, what supplies they will need, how to make a new pet bird feel at home, and how to properly care for a pet bird, including feeding, exercising, and keeping a bird cage clean. Text in the book is accompanied by clear, labelled photographs to further reinforce key concepts.

Slinky's Guide to Caring for Your Snake

Slinky's Guide to Caring for Your Snake

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/08/2014

Titles in the Pets' Guides series teach young readers how to care responsibly for their chosen pet. However, in a unique spin, each book is written from the point of view of one of the animals themselves, thus also allowing the books to be used to teach perspective. In this book, Slinky the Snake reveals how readers should go about choosing a pet snake, what supplies they will need, how to make a new snake feel at home, and how to properly care for a pet snake, including feeding, exercising, and keeping a snake vivarium clean. Text in the book is accompanied by clear, labelled photographs to further reinforce key concepts.

Gordon's Guide to Caring for Your Guinea Pigs

Gordon's Guide to Caring for Your Guinea Pigs

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/08/2014

Titles in the Pets' Guides series teach young readers how to care responsibly for their chosen pet. However, in a unique spin, each book is written from the point of view of one of the animals themselves, thus also allowing the books to be used to teach perspective. In this book, Gordon the Guinea Pig reveals how readers should go about choosing pet guinea pigs, what supplies they will need, how to make a new pet guinea pig feel at home, and how to properly care for pet guinea pigs, including feeding, exercising, and keeping a guinea pig cage clean. Text in the book is accompanied by clear, labelled photographs to further reinforce key concepts.

Henrietta's Guide to Caring for Your Chickens

Henrietta's Guide to Caring for Your Chickens

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/08/2014

Titles in the Pets' Guides series teach young readers how to care responsibly for their chosen pet. However, in a unique spin, each book is written from the point of view of one of the animals themselves, thus also allowing the books to be used to teach perspective. In this book, Henrietta the Chicken reveals how readers should go about choosing chickens, what supplies they will need, how to make a new chicken feel at home, and how to properly care for chickens, including feeding, exercising, and keeping a chicken coop clean. Text in the book is accompanied by clear, labelled photographs to further reinforce key concepts.

Giggle's Guide to Caring for Your Gerbils

Giggle's Guide to Caring for Your Gerbils

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/08/2014

Titles in the Pets' Guides series teach young readers how to care responsibly for their chosen pet. However, in a unique spin, each book is written from the point of view of one of the animals themselves, thus also allowing the books to be used to teach perspective. In this book, Giggle the Gerbil reveals how readers should go about choosing pet gerbils, what supplies they will need, how to make a new pet gerbil feel at home, and how to properly care for pet gerbils, including feeding, exercising, and keeping a gerbil cage clean. Text in the book is accompanied by clear, labelled photographs to further reinforce key concepts.

Squeak's Guide to Caring for Your Pet Rats or Mice

Squeak's Guide to Caring for Your Pet Rats or Mice

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/08/2014

Titles in the Pets' Guides series teach young readers how to care responsibly for their chosen pet. However, in a unique spin, each book is written from the point of view of one of the animals themselves, thus also allowing the books to be used to teach perspective. In this book, Squeak the Mouse reveals how readers should go about choosing pet rats or mice, what supplies they will need, how to make a new pet rat or mouse feel at home, and how to properly care for pet rats or mice, including feeding, exercising, and keeping cages clean. Text in the book is accompanied by clear, labelled photographs to further reinforce key concepts.

Pets Guides Pack B of 6

Pets Guides Pack B of 6

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/08/2014

Titles in the Pets' Guides series teach young readers how to care responsibly for their chosen pet. However, in a unique spin, each book is written from the point of view of one of the animals themselves, thus also allowing the books to be used to teach perspective. Topics covered within the books include choosing a pet, getting the right supplies, how to make your new pet feel at home, feeding, exercising and cleaning, best practices when handling your pet, and trips to the vet.

Number Fun Making Numbers With Your Body

Number Fun Making Numbers With Your Body

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/07/2014

With this book, children can learn the numbers 1 to 20 while getting in shape ! Each page shows children using their bodies to make the shape of numbers, alongside simple printed versions of each number. The book complements the similar Alphabet Fun title.

Dealing with Feeling... Pack B of 4

Dealing with Feeling... Pack B of 4

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/06/2014

Each book in the Dealing with Feeling... series looks at a different emotion commonly experienced by young children. The books help readers to identify their emotions, and provide tips and advice on how best to express and deal with them.

Dealing with Feeling... Pack A of 4

Dealing with Feeling... Pack A of 4

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/06/2014

Each book in the Dealing with Feeling... series looks at a different emotion commonly experienced by young children. The books help readers to identify their emotions, and provide tips and advice on how best to express and deal with them.

First Book of Dogs

First Book of Dogs

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/06/2014

From sociable Beagles to playful Labradors and everything in between! Find out all about 35 different breeds of dog - Poodles, Dalmatians, Collies and many more. Use the spotter's guide at the back of the book to find each one.

First Book of Horses and Ponies

First Book of Horses and Ponies

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/06/2014

From Shetlands to Thoroughbreds and everything in between! Find out all about 35 different breeds of pony and horse - Dartmoor, Swedish Warmblood, Arabian, Barb and many more - in this beautifully illustrated and annotated first guide. Includes a fun spotter's chart to fill in!

First Book of Baby Animals

First Book of Baby Animals

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/06/2014

From ducklings to lambs and everything in between! Find out all about 35 different baby animals - kittens, calves, chicks, puppies and many more - in this beautifully illustrated and annotated first guide. Includes a fun spotter's chart to fill in!

First Book of Cats

First Book of Cats

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/06/2014

From British Shorthairs to Maine Coons and everything in between! Find out all about 35 different breeds of cat - Siamese, Russian Blue, Ragdoll Turkish Van and many more - in this beautifully illustrated and annotated first guide. Includes a fun spotter's chart to fill in!

Jealous

Jealous

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/06/2014

Each book in the Dealing with Feeling... series looks at a different emotion commonly experienced by young children. The books help readers to identify their emotions, and provide tips and advice on how best to express and deal with them. This book looks at jealousy, including what being jealous feels like, how to deal with jealous feelings, and how to help other people who might be feeling jealous.

Shy

Shy

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/06/2014

Each book in the Dealing with Feeling... series looks at a different emotion commonly experienced by young children. The books help readers to identify their emotions, and provide tips and advice on how best to express and deal with them. This book looks at shyness, including what it feels like to be shy, how to stop feeling shy, and how to help other people who might be feeling shy.

Happy

Happy

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/06/2014

Each book in the Dealing with Feeling... series looks at a different emotion commonly experienced by young children. The books help readers to identify their emotions, and provide tips and advice on how best to express and deal with them. This book looks at happiness, including what happiness feels like, how to turn sad feelings into happy ones, and how to make other people feel happy.

Worried

Worried

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/06/2014

Each book in the Dealing with Feeling... series looks at a different emotion commonly experienced by young children. The books help readers to identify their emotions, and provide tips and advice on how best to express and deal with them. This book looks at being worried, including what it feels like to be worried, how to stop feeling worried, and how to help other people who might be feeling worried.

Angry

Angry

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/05/2014

Each book in the Dealing with Feeling... series looks at a different emotion commonly experienced by young children. The books help readers to identify their emotions, and provide tips and advice on how best to express and deal with them. This book looks at anger, including what anger feels like, safe ways of letting anger out, and how to calm down if you are feeling angry.

Proud

Proud

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/05/2014

Each book in the Dealing with Feeling... series looks at a different emotion commonly experienced by young children. The books help readers to identify their emotions, and provide tips and advice on how best to express and deal with them. This book looks at pride, including how to feel proud, why it is important not to feel TOO proud, and how to help other people feel proud, too.

Sad

Sad

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/05/2014

Each book in the Dealing with Feeling... series looks at a different emotion commonly experienced by young children. The books help readers to identify their emotions, and provide tips and advice on how best to express and deal with them. This book looks at sadness, including what it feels like to be sad, how to stop being sad, and how to help other people who might be feeling sad.

Caring

Caring

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/05/2014

Each book in the Dealing with Feeling... series looks at a different emotion commonly experienced by young children. The books help readers to identify their emotions, and provide tips and advice on how best to express and deal with them. This book looks at being caring, including how to be caring, what to do if other people aren't being caring, and why being caring can make you happy!

First Book of Emergency Vehicles

First Book of Emergency Vehicles

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/02/2014

From fire trucks to ambulances and everything in between! Find out all about 30 types of emergency vehicles - police cars, helicopters, rescue boats, police motorcycles and many more - in this beautifully illustrated and annotated first guide to emergency vehicles. Includes a fun spotter's chart to fill in!

First Book of Diggers and Dumpers

First Book of Diggers and Dumpers

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/02/2014

From excavators to dumpers and everything in between! Find all about 30 different types of diggers and dumpers - bulldozers, tipper trucks, rock breakers and many more - in this beautifully illustrated and annotated first guide. Includes a fun spotter's chart to fill in!

First Book of Bikes and Motorbikes

First Book of Bikes and Motorbikes

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/02/2014

From scooters to sports bikes and everything in between! Find all about 30 different types of bikes and motorbikes - choppers, BMX bikes, cruisers and many more - in this beautifully illustrated and annotated first guide. Includes a fun spotter's chart to fill in!

First Book of Ships and Boats

First Book of Ships and Boats

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/02/2014

From cargo ships to cruise liners and everything in between! Find out all about 30 types of ships and boats - steam boats, speed boats, barges and many more - in this beautifully illustrated and annotated first guide to ships and boats. Includes a fun spotter's chart to fill in!

Mercury and Venus

Mercury and Venus

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/09/2013

What are Mercury and Venus like, and could we ever visit there? Taking the form of an imaginary trip, this book explores the science and history of Mercury and Venus, looking at recent studies and possibilities for the future.

Dealing with Feeling... Pack B of 3

Dealing with Feeling... Pack B of 3

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/05/2013

Each book in the Dealing with Feeling... series looks at a different emotion commonly experienced by young children. The books help readers to identify their emotions, and provide tips and advice on how best to express and deal with them.

First Book of Tractors and Trucks

First Book of Tractors and Trucks

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/05/2013

From fork lift trucks to fire engines and everything in between! Find out all about 30 different types of trucks and tractors - tractors, tow trucks, tankers, ambulances and many more - in this beautifully illustrated and annotated first guide.

First Book of Cars

First Book of Cars

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/05/2013

From racing cars to campervans and everything in between! Find all about 30 different types of car - the smallest, largest, fastest and even driverless - in this beautifully illustrated and annotated first guide.

First Book of Trains

First Book of Trains

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/05/2013

From trams to rollercoasters and everything in between! Find out all about 30 types of train - steam trains, monorails, cable cars, electric trains and many more - in this beautifully illustrated and annotated first guide to trains.

First Book of Aircraft

First Book of Aircraft

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/05/2013

From hot air balloons to jumbo jets and everything in between! Find out all about 30 different types of aircraft - sea planes, jets, gliders and space planes and many more - in this beautifully illustrated and annotated first guide.

Crazy Creepy Crawlies

Crazy Creepy Crawlies

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/04/2013

Books in the Extreme Animals series reveal examples of some of the most bizarre, amazing, and extreme animals in the world. This book looks at crazy creepy crawlies, including beastly beetles, super spiders, and wicked wasps.

Shy

Shy

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/04/2013

Each book in the Dealing with Feeling... series looks at a different emotion commonly experienced by young children. The books help readers to identify their emotions, and provide tips and advice on how best to express and deal with them. This book looks at shyness, including what it feels like to be shy, how to stop feeling shy, and how to help other people who might be feeling shy.

Sad

Sad

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/04/2013

Each book in the Dealing with Feeling... series looks at a different emotion commonly experienced by young children. The books help readers to identify their emotions, and provide tips and advice on how best to express and deal with them. This book looks at sadness, including what it feels like to be sad, how to stop being sad, and how to help other people who might be feeling sad.

Angry

Angry

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/02/2013

Each book in the Dealing with Feeling... series looks at a different emotion commonly experienced by young children. The books help readers to identify their emotions, and provide tips and advice on how best to express and deal with them. This book looks at anger, including what anger feels like, safe ways of letting anger out, and how to calm down if you are feeling angry.

Worried

Worried

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/02/2013

Each book in the Dealing with Feeling... series looks at a different emotion commonly experienced by young children. The books help readers to identify their emotions, and provide tips and advice on how best to express and deal with them. This book looks at being worried, including what it feels like to be worried, how to stop feeling worried, and how to help other people who might be feeling worried.

Happy

Happy

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/02/2013

Each book in the Dealing with Feeling... series looks at a different emotion commonly experienced by young children. The books help readers to identify their emotions, and provide tips and advice on how best to express and deal with them. This book looks at happiness, including what happiness feels like, how to turn sad feelings into happy ones, and how to make other people feel happy.

When Will the Sun Go Out? BC NF Blue (KS2) A/4B When Will The Sun Go Out? NF Blue (KS2) A/4b

When Will the Sun Go Out? BC NF Blue (KS2) A/4B When Will The Sun Go Out? NF Blue (KS2) A/4b

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/05/2012

Schools across the UK are catching the Bug, and now so can kids at home! Bug Club is one of the best-loved reading programmes in primary schools and kids just love reaching for the bookshelves to find their favourite Bug Club book. Here's some of the great things people have been saying about Bug Club: They are so used to TV, DVDs and everything else, that getting them interested in reading is really hard. But Bug Club had children laughing, engaged and begging for more! - Wendy Jenkins, Bangor Central Integrated Primary School Bug Club deserves gushing praise It will help children get the best possible start in their reading journey and enjoy page after page of reading success. - Teach Primary Magazine When the books went home, the response from parents was tremendous. Bug Club has been an inspiration to the whole school family. - Tristran Roberts, Headteacher Ysgol Kingsland, Holyhead

A Time-Traveller's Guide to the Future Band 18/Pearl

A Time-Traveller's Guide to the Future Band 18/Pearl

Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/01/2012

Take a closer look at the amazing changes the future may hold, including robopets, space tourism and locust burgers, as well as the wider impact of our future life on the climate and extinction of animals. Using the most recent research and predictions, this photographic non-fiction book by Isabel Thomas expertly guides us through life in 2050. * Pearl/Band 18 books offer fluent readers a complex, substantial text with challenging themes to facilitate sustained comprehension, bridging the gap between a reading programme and longer chapter books. * Text type: A non-chronological report. * Curriculum links: Science: Enquiry in environmental and technological contexts; Citizenship: Choices. * This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.

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