“Failed at subjects. Had bad grades in exams. Not to worry, I'm a teacher." Were you ever a weak student in school? Always failing subjects and getting into trouble because you never got the point of studying? And because of that, you thought that you would never make anything of yourself? I get it, I was once there myself. This book is here to tell you that story you tell yourself and that society tells you, is rubbish. Not doing well in school does not mean you cannot succeed in life. Here is my story, one of the many possibilities of success. It's not about how good your grades are, it's about finding that passion in your life and using that as a reason to succeed.
Interactive and engaging, Ultimate Spotlight: Trains shows young children how their favorite vehicles work!
Discover the wonderful world of trains: Pull a tab to open train doors, life flaps to see inside a train car, or turn a wheel to see different types of trains. Chock-full of age appropriate information, this book is an exciting introduction for young train and transportation enthusiasts.
• Comprehensive pages feature marvelously detailed illustrations that just to be pored over again and again
• Interactive and moveable parts on each page keep kids engaged
• A captivating adventure that brings the world of firefighting and the magic of books to life
Fans of other stories in the Ultimate Spotlight Series will also enjoy the stunning details and interactive fun of Ultimate Spotlight: Trains.
• Great family and classroom read-aloud book
• Books for kids ages 3–5
• Books for preschool and kindergarten children
This volume describes the strange customs of the Vikings, such as eating raw polar bear meat, their poems and sagas, their feats of navigation and discovery and their raids and battles against the Saxons in England.
The long-running Horrible Histories series has generated an equally successful TV programme, mixing jokes and fun trivia with facts about key historical events, juicy gossip about the great and the good and insights into the everyday life of ordinary people. Cartoons, lists, quizzes and games help to make the history memorable. Age 7+
Welcome to the Midnight Gang! Midnight is the time when all children are fast asleep, except of course for... the Midnight Gang. That is when their adventures are just beginning...
When Tom gets hit on the head by a cricket ball, he finds himself at Lord Funt Hospital and is greeted by a terrifying-looking porter. Things go from bad to worse when he meets the wicked matron in charge of the children's ward... But Tom is about to embark on the most thrilling journey of a lifetime!
The Midnight Gang tells an extraordinarily heartwarming and, of course, funny story of five children on a hospital ward - and on a quest for adventure! It is a story of friendship and magic - and of making dreams come true. Readers are set to be utterly spellbound by this heartfelt story that will bring magic to everyone.
It's time to face the final trial . . .
The battle for Camp Jupiter is over. New Rome is safe. Tarquin and his army of the undead have been defeated. Somehow Apollo has made it out alive, with a little bit of help from the Hunters of Artemis.
But though the battle may have been won, the war is far from over.
Now Apollo and Meg must get ready for the final - and, let's face it, probably fatal - adventure. They must face the last emperor, the terrifying Nero, and destroy him once and for all.
Can Apollo find his godly form again? Will Meg be able to face up to her troubled past? Destiny awaits . . .
Take a look at the mad Tudor monarchs and their suffering subjects - who just couldn't help losing their heads. Discover who invited Queen Lizzie to visit his brand new toilet and what you get when you sew the front of a chicken to the back of a pig. With a bold, accessible new look, these bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans. Revised by the author and illustrated throughout to make Horrible Histories more accessible to young readers. 2018 is HORRIBLE HISTORIES twenty-fifth anniversary.
Criminal genius runs in the family...
Myles and Beckett Fowl are twins but the two boys are wildly different. Beckett is blonde, messy and sulks whenever he has to wear clothes. Myles is impeccably neat, has an IQ of 170, and 3D prints a fresh suit every day - just like his older brother, Artemis Fowl.
A week after their eleventh birthday the twins are left in the care of house security system, NANNI, for a single night. In that time, they befriend a troll on the run from a nefarious nobleman and an interrogating nun both of whom need the magical creature for their own gain . . .
Prepare for an epic adventure in which The Fowl Twins and their new troll friend escape, get shot at, kidnapped, buried, arrested, threatened, killed (temporarily) . . . and discover that the strongest bond in the world is not the one forged by covalent electrons in adjacent atoms, but the one that exists between a pair of twins.
She is a role model and feminist icon. Born and raised in Chicago, she studied and worked hard to become a lawyer, and then took to the international stage as First Lady.
This beautifully illustrated book tells the extraordinary story of Michelle Obama's life, perfect for young readers everywhere.
Do you know for how many years the dinosaurs ruled the Earth? Or how much the hefty Argentinosaurus weighed? Which dinosaur ran 144 per cent faster than Usain Bolt? And do you know how many hours there were in a dinosaur say? Discover the answers to all these questions and much, more more in Big Countdown: Dinosaurs.
The Big Countdown looks at popular topics and investigates the great many numbers that make them fascinating. From the mind-bogglingly large to smallest and most precious, this series helps us understand that it's not just our days that are numbered. Perfect for number-crunchers aged 9 and up.
Kids will love learning about the ways in which animals are related to each other in this beautifully illustrated book! What do a raccoon and a river otter have in common? An elephant seal and a leopard? How about a slow loris and a gorilla? The Animal World collects members of the same taxonomic order, which are groups of animals with similar features, together in an informative and accessible way through easy-to-read facts about each animal. Kids will love learning about the ways in which animals are related to each other, and Kelsey Oseid's charming illustrations bring the text to life in this enchanting look at the animal kingdom