Artists: Inspiring Stories Of Their Lives And Works by Susie Hodge

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Meet the creative minds behind famous works of art.

Who inspired Henri Matisse?  Why did Rembrandt die poor?  How did Frida Kahlo discover that she liked painting?  Find out in this enthralling book, which tells the colourful stories of more than 50 brilliant artists, from ancient times to the present day.

Their work has enriched the lives of many – and might just change how you see the world.  

ARTISTS: INSPIRING STORIES OF THEIR LIVES AND WORKS was released in the United Kingdom on 7th July 2022.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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Be Climate Clever by Amy and Ella Meek

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Everything you need to know about climate change!

Join teenage activists Amy and Ella Meek on their mission to save the planet in this inspiring book, perfect for budding eco-warriors.

Be Climate Clever teaches young activists about the need to tackle global warning and cut carbon emissions.  It shows kids what they can do to help and how to find their voice.

Along the way, Amy and Ella will share stories about their incredible journey from starting the charity Kids Against Plastic to winning the Pride of Britain Green Champion award.

BE CLIMATE CLEVER was released in the United Kingdom on 7th April 2022.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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Me And My World: Life Online by Sarah Ridley, Anne Rooney and Ryan Wheatcroft

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Life Online

What do you do to keep safe online?

What should you share online?  How do you search safely?  How can you be a good online friend?  In this book find out all about Internet safety and how to behave in an online world.

Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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Marie Curie by Nell Walker

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Discover the fascinating story of MARIE CURIE a trailblazing scientist who discovered two radioactive elements.

Did you know that Marie studied science at a secret university? 

Or that she invented portable x-ray machines that helped save many soldiers’ lives during the First World War?

Packed with facts, photographs, illustrations and more, DK Life Stories take you beyond the basics to find out all about history’s most amazing people.  

Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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The Great Wall Through Time: A 2,700 Journey Along The World’s Greatest Wall illustrated by Du Fei

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Embark on a time-travelling adventure along The Great Wall of China, spanning 2,700 years and more than 21,000km (13,000 miles).  From the first defensive forts built in the 7th century BCE to modern-day tourist sites, discover the fascinating secrets of one of the world’s greatest landmarks and the people who helped build it.

Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book

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Shy And Mighty: Your Shyness Is A Superpower by Nadia Finer

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Shy and mighty

Shyness is often misunderstood.  It’s not a personality flaw or something that needs to be fixed, but it can be challenging, frustrating, and lead to missed opportunities.

It doesn’t need to be this way.

Packed with information, practical advice, and special mighty missions, Shy and Mighty will help shy children take the small steps they need to embrace their shyness, work with it, and become their mightiest selves – without changing who they are.

SHY AND MIGHTY: YOUR SHYNESS IS A SUPER POWER was released in the United Kingdom on 7th April 2022.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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My Friends by Sarah Ridley and Ryan Wheatcroft

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My Friends

What makes a good friend?

How do you make friends?  What happens when friends fall out?  What is bullying?  In this book find out all about friendship and how to have good relationships all through your life.

Me and my World explores topics that are important to children as they grow up.  The text and pictures provide lots of talking points, while questions help children to relate information to themselves and discover their similarities and differences.

ME AND MY WORLD: MY FRIENDS was released in the United Kingdom on 10th June 2022.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book

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Tame Your Emotions – Feeling Angry by Susie Williams

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Have you felt angry before?  How did it feel?  Did you want to shout and stamp your feet?  Did you know how to calm down?

This book will tell you all about angry feelings and what you can do to deal with them.

The Tame Your Emotions series encourages children to talk about their feelings and learn easy ways to deal with them.  Each book contains notes for parents, teachers and carers with suggestions for activities for how to help children better understand their emotions.

FEELING ANGRY: A KID’S GUIDE TO COPING WITH ANGER was released in the United Kingdom on 9th June 2022.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book

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Civil Rights Stories – Racial Equality by Anita Ganeri and Toby Newsome

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Civil Rights Stories

Racial Equality

Discover the powerful real-life stories of racial inequality from history and from around the world.  The colour of your skin shouldn’t mean that you are treated badly and with prejudice.  But discrimination by white people against Black, Asian and indigenous peoples, means that racism affects the happiness and safety of millions.  

Civil rights are the rights that all people should have, no matter who they are or where they live.  But not everyone enjoys equal rights.  Civil Rights Stories shines a light on some of the people, movements and moments in the struggle for equality – a struggle that continues to this day.

Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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I Don’t Have Enough by Pat Thomas and Claire Keay

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I don’t have enough

This sensitively written picture book explains what poverty is and looks at the reasons behind why some people have less than others.  The books is meant to be read with children with the aim of opening up discussions about important issues in a simple and reassuring way.

Written by psychotherapist and counsellor Pat Thomas, this superb series promotes interaction between children, parents and teachers on personal, social, health and emotional issues.  

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That Time Of The Month: A Girl’s Guide To Starting Your Period by Rosie Kessous and Arianna Vettraino

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There is one thing that still puzzles Samira … PERIODS!

She has heard people talking about them, but has no idea what they are.  With the help of this book and her family, she learns all about that time of the month!

This friendly and reassuring book will answer first questions about what periods are, ease any worries and provide reassurance that periods are a healthy part of growing up. 

THAT TIME OF THE MONTH: A GIRL’S GUIDE TO STARTING YOUR PERIOD was released in the United Kingdom on 10th February 2022.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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Be An Eco Hero! At Home by Florence Urquhart and Lisa Koesterke

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Find out how you can be an eco hero at home! Learn how to save energy and water, and how to reduce, reuse and recycle your waste.

Then take our eco hero quiz!

BE AN ECO HERO! AT HOME was released in the United Kingdom on 13th January 2022.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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Everything World War II by National Geographic Kids

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Brave soldiers, important battles, life on the Home Front!  It’s time to learn everything about World War II.

Packed with facts, pictures and maps it’s ideal for homework, topic work, KS2 school projects and anyone who is simply curious about history. 

EVERYTHING WORLD WAR II was released in the United Kingdom on 22nd July 2021.  Thanks to the Amazon Vine Programme for the review copy of this book.

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When We Say Black Lives Matter by Maxine Beneba Clarke

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Little one, when we say Black Lives Matter,

We’re saying Black people are wonderful-strong.

That we deserve to be treated with basic respect,

And that history’s done us wrong. 

Explore the meaning of the Black Lives Matter movement – and the incredible power of speaking out – with award-winning author Maxine Beneba Clarke.

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Up In The Air: Butterflies, Birds And Everything Up Above by Zoë Armstrong and Sara Ugolotti

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From treetop creatures to the patterns of stars in the night sky, there’s lots to discover if you just look up …

Keep your eyes and ears open for buzzing insects, swooping bats, and ingenious plants, all with a story behind them.  The sky stretching upwards is full of enchanting colours, hidden wind currents, and the wonders of space.

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My Awesome Year Being 7 by Kia Marie Hunt

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Being 7 is awesome.

This book is bursting with ideas to make this the best year EVER!

Try out tons of activities and record them all in this book.

There’s even space for doodling, drawing and writing about your favourite music, hobbies, books, and sports.

From hiking to going on a scavenger hunt, making yoghurt pops to planning a sleepover – get stuck in and make this an awesome year! 

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