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Ancient Egypt

Help your child get to the top of the class fast with this Eyewitness Project Book on Ancient Egypt. 7-11 years
From famous pharaohs to priceless pyramids, watch your child take their knowledge of Ancient Egypt to the next level using this fill-in home-study workbook. Test their knowledge and train their brains with hands-on activities, amazing stickers and quick-fire quiz pages. Do the activities together...

Great World Atlas

The complete picture of Earth as it is today in this definitive atlas of the world.
Cloud-free satellite images, stunning terrain models and high-definition large-scale maps, including spectacular fold outs, present the complete picture of Earth as it is today in this updated world atlas. Find out everything you want to know about Earth from detailed facts on key topics from industry,...


Flip flaps, fold out pages and encourage your child to discover all about their remarkable body! 5-8 years
Take your child on an exciting journey to look at their heads, shoulders, knees and toes ... and a whole lot more in between. Read this book together and find out what a sneeze is, why you can’t breathe underwater, why it hurts if you fall over and graze your knee and what the point of a belly button...

AD/HD Parenting Handbook

Practical Advice for Parents from Parents
Colleen Alexander-Roberts
This well-written book provides guidelines, suggestions, and advice to help parents interact with their children who have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Although opening chapters define the ADHD symptoms and resources for the parent, the major focus is on preventing (or managing) misbehavior,...


Christopher Paolini
Here's a great big fantasy that you can pull over your head like a comfy old sweater and disappear into for a whole weekend. Christopher Paolini began Eragon when he was just 15, and the book shows the influence of Tolkien, of course, but also Terry Brooks, Anne McCaffrey, and perhaps even Wagner in...


Ages 10 and older Winner of the Newbery and National Book Awards
Louis Sachar
"If you take a bad boy and make him dig a hole every day in the hot sun, it will turn him into a good boy." Such is the reigning philosophy at Camp Green Lake, a juvenile detention facility where there is no lake, and there are no happy campers. In place of what used to be "the largest lake in Texas"...

The Magicians' Daughter

Book Three of the Stoneways Trilogy
S. C. Butler
The inflated closing volume of Butler's generational Stoneways Trilogy (after 2007's Queen Ferris) uneasily combines YA fantasy and romance. Hubley, the 10-year-old daughter of magicians Reiffen and Ferris, becomes the target of Reiffen's old teacher and enemy, the wicked Wizard Fornoch. When Reiffen's...

Secrets in the Fire

Ages 9-12
Henning Mankell
Running with her sister in the fields near their village in Mozambique, southern Africa, Sofia steps on a landmine. She loses both her legs, and her sister dies. Swedish writer Mankell, recognized for his adult mysteries, knows the real Sofia and her country, and his novel, originally published in Sweden...

The Graveyard Book

Ages 9-12
Neil Gaiman Review In The Graveyard Book, Neil Gaiman has created a charming allegory of childhood. Although the book opens with a scary scene--a family is stabbed to death by "a man named Jack” --the story quickly moves into more child-friendly storytelling. The sole survivor of the attack--an 18-month-old...

Kid's Box

Complete Beginner to Elementary
Kid's Box is bursting with bright ideas to inspire you and your pupils! This six-level course gives children a confident start to learning English, and makes lessons a joy for teachers. Perfect for general use, Kid’s Box also fully covers the syllabus of the Cambridge Young Learners English (YLE)...

Fun for Starters, Movers and Flyers - 2nd Edition

Beginner to Elementary
Full-colour preparation material for Cambridge Young Learners English Tests. Fun activities balanced with exam-style questions practise all the areas of the syllabus in a communicative way. The material is specifically designed to focus on those areas most likely to cause problems for young learners...

Cambridge Young Learners English Tests

Cambridge ESOL
These practice tests from Cambridge ESOL are designed to evaluate the English level of primary learners aged 7�12. They provide the first step towards the Cambridge ESOL main suite exams (e.g. KET, PET, and FCE). The new editions of sets 1-4 have been thoroughly updated by Cambridge ESOL to reflect...

Cambridge Alphabet Book

The Cambridge Alphabet Book teaches English handwriting to young children. Helps children to write both the capital and small letters of the English alphabet.

Primary i-Dictionary

Animated stories, songs, worksheets and flashcards, plus over three hundred illustrated words needed for the Cambridge Young Learners English (YLE) Starters test.
With animated stories, songs, printable worksheets and flashcards, and over three hundred illustrated words needed for the Starters level of the Cambridge Young Learners English (YLE) tests, the Primary i-Dictionary CD-ROM is ideal for general English classes as well as exam preparation, and can be used...

Cambridge Picture Dictionary

The Cambridge Picture Dictionary is an exciting interactive approach to vocabulary building for young learners. It comprises a full colour picture dictionary with activities and a project book with additional tasks and activities. Specifically designed to engage and motivate young learners and to make...
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