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Steve Martin - Author

About the Author

Steve Martin (London, UK) is a writer, former English teacher, and author of numerous children's books on a wide range of subjects, including The Boys' Book of Adventure, Numberland, and Ivy Kids' Astronaut Academy.

Books by Steve Martin

I Like Sports... what jobs are there?

I Like Sports... what jobs are there?

Author: Steve Martin Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/06/2020

In this entertaining and informative book, children who love sport can find out all about the future careers they can choose from. From being a swimming instructor, a referee, a sport nutritionist, a race car mechanic, to a sport photographer and many more, this book will take you through a day in the life of 25 sporty workers, showing you how each job unfolds on a typical working day. You'll learn what it takes to get the job, what duties and tasks are involved, and discover a world of opportunities. Turn the pages and find out the best part of a lifeguard's day and what really bothers a personal trainer... HINT: it involves stinky gym clothes! With a variety of careers covered, from jobs in science, professional sport, the arts and many more, this book is sure to inspire children's ambitions and get them excited for their futures. Aimed at sport loving readers aged 7 and older the illustrated narrative approach tells the story of each career and helps introduce children to the world of work in a playful, engaging way. When they've finished reading, children will have gained an overview of each of the featured jobs and will have discovered that you can turn a passion, an interest or a hobby into a rewarding career.

I Like Animals ... what jobs are there?

I Like Animals ... what jobs are there?

Author: Steve Martin Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/02/2020

Do you love animals and dream of working with them when you grow up? If the answer is yes, then this book is for you! In this entertaining and informative book, children who love animals can find out all about the future careers they can choose from. From being a zoo vet, a police dog handler, a marine biologist, a guide dog trainer, to a pet photographer and many more, this book will take you through a day in the life of 25 animal workers, showing you how each job unfolds on a typical working day. You'll learn what it takes to get the job, what duties and tasks are involved, and discover a world of opportunities. Turn the pages and find out the best part of a pet vet's day and what really bugs an entomologist... HINT: it involves insects flying up their nose! With a variety of careers covered, from jobs in science, the police, charity and many more, this book is sure to inspire children's ambitions and get them excited for their futures. Aimed at animal loving readers aged 7 and older the illustrated narrative approach tells the story of each career and helps introduce children to the world of work in a playful, engaging way. When they've finished reading, children will have gained an overview of each of the featured jobs and will have discovered that you can turn a passion, an interest or a hobby into a rewarding career. If readers want to know more about the opportunities ahead they can check out That's a Job? I Like Sport, or That's a Job? I Like being Outdoors and discover even more of the world's coolest jobs.

I Wish I Knew That Cool Stuff You Need to Know

I Wish I Knew That Cool Stuff You Need to Know

Author: Steve Martin, Mike Goldsmith Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/01/2017

Perfect for any child who wants to stay one step ahead of their classmates, this fantastic book is packed with informative titbits that will fascinate and enthrall young minds. I Wish I Knew That is full of interesting stuff that parents and grandparents used to learn at school that every child ought to know today. From classic books children should read, a quick grammar guide, an introduction to foreign languages, who that Pythagoras chap was, to a look at all the kings and queens, countries and their capitals, an introduction to classics and much more, it covers all subjects.

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