A magical collection of fairy tales, featuring retellings of favourites such as Aladdin, Little Red Riding Hood and Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Each charming story in this hardback book is beautifully illustrated and takes just ten minutes to read - the perfect length for snuggling up and enjoying at bedtime.
Did you know that mammoths and pharaohs walked the earth at the same time? Or that over 30 types of gladiators fought in ancient Rome? This fascinating book is filled with 100 historical facts, bright, infographic-style illustrations, a glossary and index. There are also links to specially selected websites with video clips and more information.
Did you know that rain sometimes falls red? Or that the equivalent of one truckload of plastic is dumped in our oceans every minute? This visually stunning book is filled with 100 fascinating facts, bright, infographic illustrations, information on ways we can help our planet and links to specially selected websites to find out more.
Do fish wear pyjamas? What's the sound of an iceberg melting? How many sheep did it take to launch a Viking longship? Which is faster - a tsunami or a bullet train? Find the answers to these and many more questions in a book that explores the history, science, environment and art of our planet's seas and oceans.
Contains 50 cards each showing a game, activity or puzzle to keep children entertained on a long plane journey. This title includes individual activities such as drawing, mazes and anagrams as well as group activities including battleships, hangman and 4-in-a-row.
Presents a fun way to reinforce vocabulary. It helps children solve word-based puzzles on their own or challenge a friend or adult. It offers an interactive way to learn and practice reading, writing, spelling, punctuation and grammar.
Violet never wanted to move to Perfect. Who wants to live in a town where everyone has to wear glasses to stop them going blind? And who wants to be perfectly behaved all the time? Violet quickly discovers there's something weird going on, and when she meets Boy she realizes that the mysterious Watchers are guarding a perfectly creepy secret!
The classic story by Charles Dickens retold as part of the Usborne Young Reading Programme for children ready to tackle longer and more complex stories. Set during the French Revolution, the lives of Charles Darnay and his family are changed forever as the drama unfolds.
A guide for would-be time-travellers planning a trip back to Ancient Greece. It is full of historical information about interesting tourist attractions, important festivals and the fashions and customs of ancient Greece. It also includes information on the best villas, hotels and markets.