Sneak a peek into James Carter's brain in this brilliant collection of poems. Join the party as he takes us on a trip to space, introduces us tigers, mammoths, clouds and bugs and that?s just the start of the journey . . .
Everyone has inner strength. For some, it is evident in their leadership style. For others it shows in the unstoppable way they push on to reach their goals. In many, it is manifested in a quiet self-confidence that helps them triumph over the tough times in life.
Zoom around this book to find aliens, stars and a greedy robot - as well as funny faces and a ball that won?t bounce back! This is a fun and playful new collection by an award-winning poet who knows how to inspire and delight very young children.
Talking Books sets out to show how some of the leading children's authors of the day respond to these and other similar questions. The authors featured are Neil Ardley, Ian Beck, Helen Cresswell, Gillian Cross, Terry Deary, Berlie Doherty, Alan Durant, Brian Moses, Philip Pullman, Celia Rees, Norman Silver, Jacqueline Wilson, and Benjamin Zephaniah. They discuss with great enthusiasm: *their childhood reading habits *how they came to be published *how they write on a daily basis *how a particular book came together *a type of writing that they are especially known for. Through in-depth interviews, they each reveal their approach to their craft. Much is know and spoken of the product that is the children's book, but it is rare that writers are given the opportunity to talk at length about the process of writing for children. Talking Books redresses the balance by presenting a wide selection of authors (of fiction, non-fiction and poetry) reflecting upon the joys and challenges of the craft, creativity and process of writing for children.
"A dreamer? Me? Err, You bet, The world's greatest space cadet!" Join poet James Carter on a journey through space and time: meet everyone from a Viking warrior to a crazed cat - and travel from planet Earth to the very edges of the universe... This wonderful collection is the perfect way to get children interested in poetry.
In a warm, engaging tone, Mary Carter's 1904 ""House and Home"" provides hints on all aspects of household management including choosing a home and moving into it, engaging and discharging servents, children's place and rights within a home, and other miscellaneous tidbits.
Spooky Poems is a collection of scary poems about ghosts, ghouls, bats, witches, vampires and all things creepy - by bestselling children's poets Brian Moses and James Carter. A Good Scary Poem Needs . . . A haunted house, a pattering mouse. A spooky feeling, a spider-webbed ceiling. A squeaking door, a creaking floor. A swooping bat, the eyes of a cat. A dreadful dream, a distant scream. A ghost that goes 'BOO' and You!
This revised and updated edition offers a fresh, unique approach to teaching creative writing. It contains models of writing from popular children's authors Jaqueline Wilson, Philip Pullman, David Almond and Roger McGough. Photocopiable resources for teachers are included.
Authoritative text, crystal-clear photography, and a systematic approach make the 'Smithsonian Handbook of Butterflies and Moths' a comprehensive and concise pocket guide to butterflies and moths of the world. Packed with more than 600 full-color photographs of over 500 species, this handy pocket guide is designed to cut through the complex process of identification to enable you to recognize a species instantly.