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How do flowers grow?

This stylish, highly illustrated, interactive book is perfect for sharing with young children, and introduces nature and science using a friendly lift-the-flap format. Text is kept to a mimimum. A useful introduction to one of the fundamental themes of biology, perfect for curious young minds.
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2015

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What's on your plate?

A new perspective to familiar meals which explores a number of core curriculum areas in the process. Includes information on healthy eating, food safety and preparation and meal planning. Encourages readers to make informed decisions about what they eat.
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2006

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Teaching science and design and technology in the early years

This book gives teachers, student teachers and other Early Years practitioners a clear understanding of how science and design and technology contributes to children's learning. It will help teachers make more focused, diagnostic observations of young children's play by identifying the scientific and design concepts,...
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2003

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Upside down seeds and other science questions

How can we make the icy path less slippery? How can we choose how fast to go down a slide? What's the best way to get muddy clothes clean? In this boldly original book, a group of young friends ask intriguing questions about the world around them, inspiring readers to speculate, investigate and find out the answers...
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2000

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Bungee jumpers and other science questions

In this boldly original book, a group of young friends ask intriguing questions about the world around them, inspiring readers to speculate, investigate and find out the answers for themselves.They ask questions like what does our sunflower need to make it grow? How can we stop an ice lolly melting? and Why does...
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2000

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Snowman's coat and other science questions

Will a boat sink if it sails into deep water? Should you fall asleep in a shady spot? Why does a cold glass get wet on the outside? In this boldly original book, a group of young friends ask intriguing questions about the world around them, inspiring readers to speculate, investigate and find out the answers for...
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2000

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Seesaw and other science questions

Which hat will keep the rain off best? Will the lost coin show up in the dark? What happens to sugar in a cup of tea? In this boldly original book, a group of young friends ask intriguing questions about the world around them, inspiring readers to speculate, investigate and find out the answers for themselves. It...
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2000

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Is It? rough or smooth

Little Nippers is a collection of first information books for young learners. The "Is It .." strand takes the reader on a treasure hunt to find a range of familiar materials and to explore their properties. Each book sets the children a task of finding objects with contrasting properties to build up a collection for...
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2004

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Nature's patterns: day and night

Nature's Patterns introduces the concept of patterns and cycles that take place in nature. The series explains how certain processes happen and why they follow a pattern, which in many cases is cyclical.It also looks at natural phenomena and the processes and patterns that cause these to occur. This series: uses a...
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2005

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Early years handbook

Young children learn best through play, and - when their interest is engaged by high quality, stimulating activities - they are active and eager learners. As practitioners, though, we also need to be sure that the activities we offer them are soundly based educationally, and will prepare them for the work they will...
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2004

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