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Martin, Jerome

Summary: This information book provides a simple introduction to the world of the ancient Maya. It describes their bustling cities and tall temples, their religious beliefs, the customs of their kings and nobles, and their passion for cacao. Perfectly suited to beginner readers, it is full of facts, illustrations, and photographs of historical artefacts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EDC Publishing 2018

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE MAR

Martin, Jerome

Summary: Introduction to earth sciences is full of colorful illustrations and presented in an engaging format.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J Set 100 Things 550 Martin 2019

Martin, Jerome

Summary: 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. Richly illustrated and perfect for broadening children's knowledge of an essential...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J Set 100 Things 551.46 Martin 2021

Martin, Jerome

Summary: When was the Stone Age? How did people make tools from stone? What did they eat and where did they live? In this book, you'll find the answers and lots more fascinating facts about the Stone Age."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EDC Publishing 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J Set History 930.12 Martin 2015

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE MAR

Martin, Jerome

Summary: This visually exciting lift-the-flap book charts the rise of an urban skyscraper, covering every stage of its construction - from safely demolishing its predecessor to hanging glass walls forty storeys up. With over 70 flaps to lift, revealing modern construction methods and showing how different tools and vehicles are used. Informative, fun and accessible lift-the-flap book which is a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Verne, Jules

Summary: "The eccentric Phileas Fogg is risking his fortune in a race against time. With his servant Passepartout, he sets out to circle the globe-without a moment to spare for the sight-seeing, storms or delays, for ambushes, rescues or adventure..." --Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EDC Publishing 2020

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Frith, Alex

Summary: Science is a huge topic, but this friendly book breaks it down into bite-sized chunks, making it an accessible introduction for anyone who wants to find out about this fascinating subject. Highly illustrated, in a pictorial, 'infographics' style, with snippets of information about all aspects of science from particle physics to genes and DNA.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Baer, Sam

Summary: This informative book is filled with 100 fascinating facts about food, from how to grow a burger in a laboratory to how many bees it takes to fill an orchard with apples. With bright, infographic-style illustrations, detailed facts on every page, a glossary and index, plus internet links to specially selected websites for more information.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Usborne Publishing 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 641.3 BAE

Milbourne, Anna

Summary: "From innocent orphan Oliver and the cheeky Artful Dodger, to creepy bride Miss Havisham and old miser Scrooge-Dicken's characters are famous throughout the world. These brilliant adaptations of all his novels, with illustrations introducing the characters, make the perfect introduction to Dickens." --Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EDC Publishing 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC MIL

Milbourne, Anna

Summary: "From Romeo and Juliet's star-crossed love, to the dark ambitions of Macbeth, the characters from Shakespeare's plays are famous throughout the world. This collection of stories from all the plays, with beautiful illustrations and quotations, is the perfect introduction to Shakespeare." -- Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EDC Publishing 2016

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Summary: A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often having a wicked sense of humor and filled with unexpected twists.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS DVD 2006

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV TWI

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