• Life of Albert Einstein
    Life of Albert Einstein
    A new series of illustrated books specifically designed for children in elementary education, narrating the stories of those great historical figures who have left their mark on humanity in fields such as science, art, exploration, music and other subjects.

    Young readers will be able to read all about these famous people's main achievements, experiencing the main steps of their lives through Isabel Munoz's engaging illustrations, and finding out some curious facts about their work and success. In the six volumes of the series, children will be fascinated by the genial and revolutionary intuition of Einstein, Leonardo da Vinci's vast breadth of
    expertise, the incredible discoveries about space made by Galileo Galilei, Mozart's infinite musical creativity, the masterpieces created by Picasso and Van Gogh.

    There is an index at the end of each volume listing the main biographical events and some simple quizzes will help children to further understand and test their knowledge.

    ISBN: 9788854413375
    Publication date: 05/07/2018
    Price: $21.99
    Author: Kent, Jane
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $21.99
  • Life of Roald Dahl: AMarvellous Adventure
    Life of Roald Dahl: AMarvellous Adventure
    To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Roald Dahl's birth, this book traces his life from his childhood, to his time in Africa and as a fighter pilot and his early writing - leading to Roald becoming one of the funniest, most famous and best-loved children's authors of all time. The book also includes information about his legacy. A fun quiz and brief summaries of four of Roald Dahl's best-loved books (James and the Giant Peach, Matilda, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The BFG) are included to inspire children to read them. Every page features easy-to-follow text and a black-and-white line drawing to help bring Roald Dahl's adventures to life. Accessible to readers aged 6 and up.

    ISBN: 9781445151595
    Publication date: 14/07/2016
    Price: $19.99
    Author: Fischel, Emma
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $19.99
  • Little Frida
    Little Frida
    One great artist inspires another, as former Children's Laureate and twice winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal Anthony Browne creates a beautiful story about Frida Kahlo.

    The artwork of Frida Kahlo inspires former Children's Laureate and twice winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal Anthony Browne in this beautiful and surreal picture book. Stunning illustrations tell the story of a lonely young girl who discovers the power of the imagination to set you free. A tribute to an iconic artist exploring themes of belonging, creativity and hope, this is an exquisite and touching picture book.

    ISBN: 9781406381221
    Publication date: 01/04/2019
    Price: $27.99
    Author: Browne, Anthony
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $27.99
  • Mao's Last Dancer
    Mao's Last Dancer
    One day, not so very many years ago, a small peasant boy was chosen to study ballet at the Beijing Dance Academy. His mother urged him to take this chance of a lifetime. But Li was only eleven years old and he was scared and lonely, pushed away from all that he had ever known and loved. He hated the strict training routines and the strange place he had been brought to. All he wanted to do was go home - to his mother, father and six brothers, to his own small village. But soon Li realised that his mother was right. He had the chance to do something special with his life - and he never turned back ...Visit the official Mao's Laster Dancer Movie website maoslastdancermovie.com

    ISBN: 9780143301646
    Publication date: 02/05/2005
    Price: $26.00
    Author: Cunxin, Li
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $26.00
  • Marie Curie
    Marie Curie
    Marie Curie was a brilliant scientist who coined the term `radioactivity', discovered polonium and radium, and helped develop treatments for cancer. She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, but her dedication to physics ultimately caused her death from radiation.

    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. Launching with Leonardo da Vinci, Marie Curie, Nelson Mandela and Amelia Earhart, Little Guides to Great Lives tells the stories of the most amazing people from all over the world and across history, with colourful illustrations and fresh design to bring their incredible stories to life.

    ISBN: 9781786271525
    Publication date: 01/06/2018
    Price: $16.99
    Author: Thomas, Illustrati Isabel
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $16.99
  • Mary and Frankenstein
    Mary and Frankenstein
    It began with a girl named Mary. She liked to daydream and imagine. And she grew up to write Frankenstein.
    The inspirational true story of the great writer Mary Shelley, brought to life for children in this stunning picture book by multi-award winning author Linda Bailey and with beautiful illustrations from Julia Sarda.
    Mary loves stories, but the stories in her daydreams are far more thrilling than those in any book. After a troubled childhood, Mary runs away to Switzerland with the famous poet Percy Bysse Shelley, her step-sister in tow. One dark and stormy night at his house by the lake, they huddle around the fire, telling ghost stories. But Mary can imagine better than those! After learning about electricity that can make dead frogs twitch, she has a nightmare that triggers the birth of one of the greatest scary stories of all time: Frankenstein...
    A perfect read for the very youngest aspiring writers, and for fans of Neil Gaiman and Chris Riddell's The Sleeper and the Spindle.
    Praise for the illustrator: "Julia Sarda's illustrations are dark, dream-like, detailed" THE TIMES

    ISBN: 9781783447633
    Publication date: 05/09/2019
    Price: $18.99
    Author: Bailey, Linda
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $18.99
  • Mary Shelley
    Mary Shelley
    New in the critically acclaimed Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the incredible life of Mary Shelley, the English novelist and creator of Frankenstein. When Mary Shelley was a little girl, she used to write stories beneath the trees in her garden. As an adult, Mary was inspired by this same imagination to create a ghost story, which became the famous novel: Frankenstein. This gripping book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the novelists life.
    Little People, Big Dreams is a bestselling series of books and educational games that explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream. This empowering series offers inspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats. The board books are told in simple sentences, perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. The hardback versions present expanded stories for beginning readers. Boxed gift sets allow you to collect a selection of the books by theme.
    Paper dolls, learning cards, matching games and other fun learning tools provide even more ways to make the lives of these role models accessible to children.Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, Big Dreams!

    ISBN: 9781786037473
    Publication date: 01/10/2019
    Price: $22.99
    Author: Little People, BIG DREAMS
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $22.99
  • Muhammad Ali
    Muhammad Ali
    New in the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the life of Muhammad Ali, the greatest boxer of all time, in this true story of his life. As a child, young Cassius Clay had his bike stolen. He wanted to fight whoever stole his bike, but a police officer told him to control his anger, and learn how to box. After training hard in the gym, Cassius developed a strong hook and a stronger work ethic. His smart thinking and talking, inside and outside the ring, earned him the greatest title in boxing: Heavyweight Champion of the World. With innovative illustrations and extra facts at the back, this empowering series celebrates the important life stories of wonderful people of the world.

    ISBN: 9781786037336
    Publication date: 04/02/2019
    Price: $22.99
    Author: Little People, BIG DREAMS
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $22.99
  • Nelson Mandela
    Nelson Mandela
    In this kids biography, discover the inspiring story of Nelson Mandela, who became the first black president of South Africa after spending 27 years in prison.

    In 1964, Nelson Mandela was sentenced to a lifetime in jail. His crime? Attempting to overthrow a government that openly discriminated against its black citizens. After spending 27 years behind bars, Mandela was released, allowing him to continue his struggle for equality in South Africa-and to become the country's first black president. In this biography book for kids ages 8-11, learn all about Mandela's incredible life, his fight against apartheid, and how he helped bring peace to his nation.

    This new biography series from DK goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting people. Full-colour photographs and hand-drawn illustrations complement thoughtfully written, age-appropriate text to create an engaging book children will enjoy reading. Definition boxes, information sidebars, maps, inspiring quotes, and other nonfiction text features add depth, and a handy reference section at the back makes this the one biography series everyone will want to collect. Each book also includes an author's introduction letter, a glossary, and an index.

    ISBN: 9780241377918
    Publication date: 04/07/2019
    Price: $15.99
    Author: Krensky, Stephen
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $15.99
  • No Barriers Young Adult Adaptation
    No Barriers Young Adult Adaptation
    Erik Weihenmayer has a long history of turning obstacles into adventures. Born with a rare condition that blinded him as a teenager, he never let his diagnosis hold him back from a full life. As an athlete, explorer, speaker and activist, he has opened the eyes of people around the world to what's possible. In 2001, he became the first blind man to climb Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth. In 2005, he co-founded his nonprofit organization, No Barriers, to empower others to overcome adversity and achieve their biggest goals.

    This special edition of No Barriers introduces kids to the incredible true story of Erik's most terrifying journey: solo kayaking the thunderous whitewater of the Grand Canyon. Erik and his friends form a courageous crew to do battle with some of the harshest elements nature has to offer. Along the course of Erik's journey, he meets other trailblazers: adventurers, scientists, artists, and activists who show Erik the way forward and teach him the meaning of NO BARRIERS-"What's Within You is Stronger Than What's in Your Way."

    ISBN: 9781250206770
    Publication date: 27/08/2019
    Price: $19.99
    Author: Weihenmayer, Erik
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $19.99
  • People of Peace
    People of Peace
    Learn how these heroes from history changed the world in this book packed with hundreds of incredible facts. From Martin Luther King's dream, to Gandhi's protest, to Nelson Mandela's struggle, discover how each of these people dedicated their lives to making the world a better place in their own unique, and peaceful, way. Who will you choose as your hero?

    ISBN: 9781786031488
    Publication date: 24/04/2018
    Price: $21.99
    Author: Mirza, Sandrine
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $21.99
  • Pioneer Women
    Pioneer Women
    Get ready for a new take on New Zealand society, history and geography in one of the first two books in The NZ Series, a snappily designed and fact-packed collection for intermediate and high-school age readers. This fascinating collection of writings and reflections by some of the pioneer women who came to New Zealand in the nineteenth century reveals the challenges they faced and overcame when they arrived in their new country. These are personal records, from diaries and letters, of courage, hard work, happiness and sadness, with a resolve that was essential for survival in this alien environment far from home in Europe. These women proved themselves physically and mentally capable of overcoming the challenges they faced. Accompanied by portraits of the women, newspaper clippings, and important visual markers of their tenacity such as the Women's Suffrage Petition, Pioneer Women celebrates the legacy of these remarkable pioneers.

    ISBN: 9780947506599
    Publication date: 01/07/2019
    Price: $29.99
    Author: Ell, Sarah
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $29.99
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