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4u2read – All About Ella (4u2read)

by Sally Nicholls

Sam is sick, and Ella is sick of Sam … A touching exploration of family love and the challenges of being a younger sibling, from multi-award-winning author Sally Nicholls.

4u2read – The Broken Dragon (4u2read)

by Karen McCombie

A smashed china dragon helps Tyra bond with her new classmates as she discovers that sometimes when something is repaired it can become even more special than it was before.

4u2read – Meg and Merlin: Running Away (4u2read)

by Tanya Landman

A ride in the countryside spirals out of control for Meg and Merlin in this dramatic new addition to Tanya Landman’s lovable horse-riding series

4u2read – My Friend's A Gris-Kwok (4u2read)

by Malorie Blackman

Mike had no idea that his best friend and his sister were shapeshifting Gris-kwok! Malorie Blackman’s hilarious tale of shape-shifting and babysitting antics – now in a standard paperback format for middle-grade readers.

4u2read – Next to Alice (4u2read)

by Anne Fine

A change in classroom seating arrangements challenges old habits and leads to a new friendship in this funny new school story from award-winning author Anne Fine.

4u2read – Operation Banana (4u2read)

by Tony Bradman

As World War ll drags on, Susan sets out on a mission to cheer up her mum in this heartwarming wartime tale from award-winning historical fiction writer Tony Bradman.

4u2read – Ted Rules the World (4u2read)

by Frank Cottrell Boyce

Suddenly the Prime Minister is repeating all of Ted's great ideas like Monday's off for everyone … there's definitely something fishy going on! A hilarious comedy caper from award-winning author Frank Cottrell-Boyce.

4u2read,Meg and Merlin – Meg and Merlin: Making Friends (4u2read,Meg and Merlin)

by Tanya Landman

When a pony appears in her garden on Meg’s tenth birthday, it feels like all of her wishes have been answered. But is it all too good to be true? Award-winning author Tanya Landman brings a fresh perspective to horse riding stories with a heart-warming new series of friendship and dreaming big.

5 Funny Animals: a counting and number bonds picture book

by Adam Guillain Charlotte Guillain

Count and spot the animals in this fun, rhyming picture book!From racing bears, to bouncing frogs and sailing goats, this counting and number bonds picture book encourages children to learn basic sums through play and interactivity.The perfect maths book for 4 year olds to 6 year olds. With playful characters to spot and bouncy rhyming text to support their early learning in a fun way.

5 Seconds of Summer: Hey, Let's Make A Band! - The Official 5sos Book

by 5 Seconds of Summer

This book is pretty much our official story so far. It really does only seem like last week we played our first gig in at the Annandale hotel in Sydney. Since then we’ve been given the opportunity to turn into the people and musicians we wanted to be.

50 Fantastic Ideas for Caring for Living Things (50 Fantastic Ideas)

by Judith Harries

A brilliant collection of activities for teaching children to care for animals and plants.The ideas in this book will enable children to experience the delights of watching animals and plants grow, sharing and caring for pets, observing a variety of life-cycles, surveying different minibeasts and finding out how to help vulnerable wild animals like hedgehogs. Linked to the Understanding the World section of the EYFS framework, this book includes ideas for games, creative activities, role play and hands-on experiences with animals and plants to build children's empathy and encourage respect for living things, both in their own environments and further afield.With over 40 books in the 50 Fantastic Ideas series there's something for everyone – whether you're a practitioner looking for new ideas or you want to try out a popular well-loved activity with a new twist. Each book offers a wide range of fun and creative activities to carry out with children aged 0–5 years, with lists of resources, step-by-step instructions and information about the benefits for children.

50 Fantastic Ideas for Exploring Number (50 Fantastic Ideas)

by Alison Hutchison Alistair Bryce-Clegg

Developing a secure understanding of number in the Early Years is key to ensuring number confidence for future stages of learning. A wide variety of meaningful hands-on experiences are required to develop a child's deep understanding of number. 50 Fantastic Ideas for Exploring Number presents ideas that are all about doing – to not only stimulate the senses, but to also provoke thinking and talking, allow questions to be asked, and ensure that links are made between number concepts and the real world. The ideas require little preparation beforehand, can be used by practitioners without any specific expertise in teaching early number, and include easy-to-source materials. Each area of early number sense is covered from adding on and taking away to number stories, identifying and writing numbers.Alison Hutchison draws on her wealth of experience to present 50 ideas and experiences that make numbers fun and accessible so that, as they explore and investigate, children are fully engaged partners in their learning at this crucial early stage of their number journey.

50 Fantastic Ideas for Exploring Shape and Pattern (50 Fantastic Ideas)

by Alison Hutchison

50 Fantastic Ideas for Exploring Shape and Pattern features activities and games filled with rich contexts for learning and discussion, as well as fun opportunities for consolidation and problem-solving.Alison Hutchison draws on her wealth of experience to present ideas in line with the Early Learning Goals for investigating shape and pattern in the world around us. She focuses on helping young children to make connections and develop language, knowledge and understanding of shape and pattern. Whether children build with fabric blocks to create patterns or explore symmetry while playing with natural materials, the easy-to-prepare activities in this book facilitate engaging learning opportunities for children's ideas and interests to be explored.

50 Fantastic Ideas for Farm Activities (50 Fantastic Ideas)

by Hannah Jones McVey

_______________The 50 Fantastic Ideas series is packed full of fun, original, skills-based activities for Early Years practitioners to use with children aged 0-5. Each activity features step-by-step guidance, a list of resources, and a detailed explanation of the skills children will learn. Creative, simple, and highly effective, this series is a must-have for every Early Years setting._______________A collection of 50 fun and effective activities to help explore and bring to life themes around farming and food production.The ideas in this book will develop a child's confidence, curiosity and connection with the land that sustains them and supports their development within the Early Learning Framework, including new vocabulary, mathematical skills, development of fine motor skills and making healthy food choices. Activities such as 'explore fruit browning,' 'balloon sheep sheering' and 'discover your dinner plate' provide real-life connections to the farm-to-fork journey. The programme, designed by experts from the Country Trust, the UK's leading agricultural education charity, offers a framework through which to explore health, cooking, growing, animals, ethics, care for the environment, nature and much more. The sensory and wide-ranging connections of the farm nurture their relationship with nature and provide benefits for their mental and physical health.50 Fantastic Ideas for Farm Activities can be used to provide inspiration for a farm theme in the classroom, for activities to complement a class growing project, to introduce ways to use food, farming or natural themes to strengthen aspects of the curriculum, or to support a farm visit. This book will show practitioners how to make exploring every aspect of a farm-to-fork journey a fun and foundational part of any setting.

50 Fantastic Ideas for Forest School (50 Fantastic Ideas)

by Jamie Victoria Barnes

Jamie Victoria Barnes, creator of The Childcare Guru, uses her wealth of knowledge to present an invaluable resource filled with activities that spark creativity and encourage development and learning in a natural environment, perfect for helping young children enjoy a healthy and balanced lifestyle.The benefits of rich outdoor learning experiences are second to none. Outdoor learning offers holistic development for every child and in a fast-paced world heavily focussed on technology, forest schools provide a stimulating and relaxed environment to learn in, away from time pressures and electric devices. 50 Fantastic Ideas for Forest School presents full-colour photographs and easy-to-follow activities from Forest School TV to natural art self-portraits to get young children outside and reconnecting with the natural world, supporting their emotional and spiritual wellbeing.

50 Fantastic Ideas for Mindfulness (50 Fantastic Ideas)

by Tammie Prince

Introducing mindfulness in Early Years settings equips young children with life-long skills that develop as they mature. 50 Fantastic Ideas for Mindfulness features a range of activities that enable children to build awareness of their emotions, focus on the present and empathise more easily with others.From ideas to manage distractions to games for independence, this collection of ideas includes colourful photographs and easy-to-follow instructions, making it a fantastic resources to bring mindfulness into the Early Years.

50 Fantastic Ideas for Nursery Gardens (50 Fantastic Ideas)

by June O'Sullivan Clodagh Halse

The outdoor environment is a rich, dynamic and natural space for promoting learning and development in children of all ages. Its value as an essential learning resource has been recognised by many government policies, including the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), particularly within the principle of 'Enabling Environments'. In a survey of schools who had improved their grounds, 65% reported an improved attitude to learning, 73% an improvement in behaviour and 64% a reduction in bullying.50 Fantastic Ideas for Nursery Gardens is packed full of exciting activities, such as making a bird feeder and a garden treasure hunt, that have been tried and tested in the LEYF (London Early Years Foundation) nursery gardens with the children and nursery staff. These are designed to enrich children's skills and knowledge by broadening their horizons and opening up wider opportunities, extend language and contribute to deeper conversations about the great outdoors.

50 Fantastic Ideas for Supporting Children's Wellbeing (50 Fantastic Ideas)

by Rebecca Gordine

50 Fantastic Ideas for Supporting Children's Wellbeing is packed full of easy-to-follow activities to calm busy minds and bodies and develop young children's self-esteem through engagement with their senses, nature and the world around them.With the ever-increasing pressures on children and teachers in schools for results and academic success, the desire for time and space for young children in the Early Years to calm their minds and bodies and tune into the natural environment is growing. Rebecca Gordine presents 50 ideas to address this and nurture young children's concept of self and wellbeing, from playing with warm noodles and making a healthy soup recipe, to tuning into nature by listening to bird songs, and creating a singing show.

50 Fantastic Ideas for Sustainability (50 Fantastic Ideas)

by June O'Sullivan Nick Corlett

Teach children to reduce, reuse, recycle, repair and be respectful with 50 fun activities for encouraging environmental sustainability. From making planters and bird feeders to creating natural paints or even bringing broken crayons back to life, these original ideas encourage children and practitioners to see the potential for creativity and fun using and reusing everyday, easy-to-source items, some of which might have otherwise gone to waste.Enhance children's creativity, cognitive development and motor skills through indoor and outdoor activities that are enjoyable, educational and environmentally friendly. 50 Fantastic Ideas for Sustainability encourages children to be considerate and responsible, paving the way for a positive lifelong attitude towards the environment. June O'Sullivan and Nick Corlett bring their expertise from the London Early Years Foundation to this must-have collection of inspiring, sustainability-focused activities.With over 40 books in the 50 Fantastic Ideas series, there's something for everyone – whether you're a practitioner looking for new ideas or you want to try out a popular well-loved activity with a new twist. Each book offers a wide range of fun and creative activities to carry out with children aged 0–5 years, with lists of resources, step-by-step instructions and information about the benefits for children.

50 Times Football Changed the World

by Gary Lineker Ivor Baddiel

From football legend, Gary Lineker, comes a collection of truly uplifting, empowering and extraordinary football stories that have inspired him throughout his career.Have you heard about the match that took place between enemy soldiers in no man's land during World War I?Or about the women's team who showed the world that football truly is for everyone?And I bet you didn't know about the team that won a match without scoring a single goal?Written with author and TV writer Ivor Baddiel, in this fun and fact-packed book, Gary Lineker shares 50 of his favourite football moments that highlight the many awe-inspiring, heart-warming and eye-opening moments that have changed the game - and sometimes the world - forever.From pioneering players, trailblazing managers, and incredible tales both on and off the pitch, this book contains everything you ever wanted to know about the beautiful game. And with Gamechanger Awards presented by Gary to incredible teams and players throughout, this is the ultimate gift for young footie fans everywhere.

50 Ways to Score a Goal and Other Football Poems

by Brian Bilston

'Bilston is a magician with words' Guardian'Someone who knows their way round both a joke and a bittersweet narrative.' The TimesA brilliant collection of funny, witty football poems by Brian Bilston.50 Ways to Score a Goal and Other Football Poems shows Brian Bilston's genuine love for the beautiful game, whether it is a kick about in the back garden, a Sunday match in the park or watching your team winning the cup. There are poems about everything from training to match day, after match analysis, honest football chants and half-time satsumas. Includes chants, ballads, puns, acrostics and shape poems. This is a must for football fans of all ages.

The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins (Classic Seuss Ser.)

by Dr. Seuss

What a lot of hats Bartholomew has in this imaginative and clever tale! Find out what happens when the king asks him to remove them…one by one.

500 Things You Didn't Know: ... But Do Now!

by Samantha Barnes Dominique Enright Guy MacDonald Matthew Morgan

Want to know how to speak like a spy, make a balloon sword or hypnotize a chicken? This is the book for you. From the weird and wonderful to the hilarious and record breaking, it’s packed with over 500 fun facts and intriguing things that every kid should know.

501 Facts Factory: Amazing Buildings of the World

by Sreelata Menon

Humans have not stopped building since they learned how to, and this book takes you on a fun, fact-packed tour of the architectural masterpieces and curiosities people have built over the centuries. From ancient monuments to lofty modern marvels, from technical feats to the fabulously fanciful, and from rich royal residences to sacred spiritual spaces, Amazing Buildings of the World covers forts and castles, palaces and pavilions, temples and shrines, museums and libraries, lighthouses and clock towers, and many more unusual buildings that will make you go ‘ooh’ and ‘aah’! With bite-sized information and photographs, this wellresearched book gives you an entertaining peek into man-made structures worldwide. What are you waiting for? Step into the 501 Facts Factory to see a fascinating line-up of the most brilliant buildings ever.

501 Facts Factory: Amazing Countries of the World

by Ananya Subramani

France covers the most number of time zones in the world, with 12 of them. Libya is the driest country in the world, with 99 per cent of its land covered in desert. China accounts for about 30 per cent of global carbon-dioxide emissions. In Denmark, parents have to choose baby names from a list of 7,000 government-approved names. Every nation on earth is brimming with amazing people, places, events, lifestyles, customs, laws and quirks, and this book takes you on a fun, fact-packed trip through the most fascinating, remarkable and colourful of these. From what happened in the past to current happenings, from language to landscapes, from festivals to flags, from food to famous people, and from transport to technology in the most well-known and the remotest of locations, Amazing Countries of the World covers a range of topics and themes that will make you go ‘ooh’ and ‘aah’! With bite-sized information and photographs, this wellresearched volume gives you an entertaining peek into countries worldwide. What are you waiting for? Step into the 501 Facts Factory for a whirlwind world tour!

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