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Since the beginning of time, we have been fascinated with heights. Mount Everest, therefore, is at the tip top of our fascination. In this tale, you call the shots in trying to conquer dizzying heights. Each decision becomes more important than the last as you climb heavenward. Will you make it? Will you fall? Will you survive at all? YOU CHOOSE how this adventure ends.
Set in the Alaskan wilds, the Iditarod is one of the most extreme races on the planet. As the musher and leader of a high-powered dog sledding team, choosing a the right dog is just the first of your important decisions. From there, each choice you make will affect whether you come in first, fifth, last, or not at all. YOU CHOOSE how this adventure ends.
A fun look at the World Cup that features all the facts and stats, lists and essential data that boys (and lots of girls!) of all ages love. This book counts down the ten best teams in World Cup history, from Brazil in 1970 to Germany in 2014, and looks forward to the games and players that will light up the 2018 World Cup. Written by a successful journalist and social commentator with a particular interest in football, each book includes a big quiz so that readers can challenge their friends to see who is the real Football Expert! Perfect for readers aged 7 and up.
Extreme air sports such base jumping, skydiving, bungee jumping, and gliding can be a rush. Jump overboard and explore the world from the eyes of an extreme athlete.
Extreme water sports such as surfing, boarding, skiing, rafting, and diving can take your breath away. Dive in and explore the world from the view of an extreme athlete.
Extreme snow and ice sports such as snowboarding, skiing, ice climbing, snowmobiling, and sledding can put you on the edge of your seat. Slide in and explore the world from the view of an extreme athlete.
What's the best way to learn yoga? With animals! With Yoga Bear, the second in our yoga board book series, little ones are invited to move, breathe, and play along with jungle animal friends--all while discovering just how fun yoga can be.
Following up on the success of Yoga Bug, writer and illustrator Sarah Jane Hinder presents an easy-to-learn yoga flow for babies, toddlers, and other early readers. With Hinder's colorful and expressive illustrations as a guide, join Bear and his friends--including Monkey, Tiger, Sloth, and Crocodile--on a romp through 10 authentic animal poses.
Countless studies have shown that reading with children in their formative years plants the seeds of lifelong literacy, creativity, curiosity, and an appreciation for language. And it's never too early to start fostering a love of exercise and a respect for one's body with movement practices like yoga.
Complete with a flow guide for parents and teachers, Yoga Bear is sure to become a story-time favorite.
Gymnastics shows kids the world of gymnatics. From equipment to training tips and scoring rules, kids will be excited by stunning photographs of gymnasts and engaging text.
Football shows kids the growing sport of football. From equipment to training tips and positions, kids will be excited by stunning photographs and engaging text.
BMX Racing shows kids the growing sport of BMX racing. From safety equipment to training tips and tricks, kids will be excited by stunning photographs and engaging text.
Volleyball shows kids the world of volleyball. From equipment to training tips and player positions, kids will be excited by stunning photographs of real volleyball players and engaging text.
Test your knowledge with over 100 sport-themed wordsearches, covering everything from football and basketball to surfing and martial arts. The wordsearches gradually get harder throughout the book, and are perfect for quiet times alone or playing with friends and family. All the answers are at the back of the book.
Football fans love nothing more than to read about their favourite teams. Although this books is aimed at young teenagers it will delight all ages with its mixture of funny and enlightening stories and will give hours of pleasure discovering quirky facts about your favourite team. Augmented with a selection of sketches by the young sketch artist Becky Welton that depict some of the stories within. A percentage of net profits from this title will go to the children's charity ChildLine Rocks.
A biography in rhyme relates the story of Olympic swimmer and Syrian refugee Yusra Mardini.
Everyone makes mistakes, but they're not often on display for the whole world to see. These blunders in sports have gone down in history and will never be forgotten.
Behind the flips, splashes and speed of Olympic water sports, science is at work. Gravity and centrifugal force are in play as a diver spins and flips before splashing into the water. Olympic swimmers shave their bodies to reduce drag as they zip through the water. Find out how science is involved in all your favourite water events and how athletes take science into account in their quest for the gold medal.
Behind every jump, spin and flip of Olympic gymnastics, science is at work. Centrifugal force is at work in a midair spin and a strong centre of gravity is involved in balance beam routines. Newton's Third Law of Motion springs into action as a gymnast flies into the air in the vaulting event. Find out how science is involved in all your favourite gymnastics events and how gymnasts take science into account as they chase the gold medal.
Swish! Every basketball player dreams of the perfect shot. Look inside to learn mechanics and tips to take your game to the next level.
Do you dream of scoring a goal? Or do you dream of saving a goal? Either way, inside are all the tips needed to become a star on the football pitch.
Jazz, ballet, tap and hip hop - there are so many different sides to dance. Learn the ins and outs of dancing all sorts of styles like a pro!
Pass, set, attack! Discover the tips to master the sport of volleyball, whether you play on sand or on the court.
A funny and heartwarming story about a girl and her pet cat, who becomes a World Cup celebrity!
There's a football challenge at Yusra's school and everyone wants to win. Which class can find the best way to predict England's World Cup results? Yusra has an idea – her pet cat Gus could help! As Gus keeps guessing the scores right, the word spreads and soon everyone wants a piece of the famous football cat. But is the life of a celebrity as purrfect as it seems?
The Reading Ladder series helps children to enjoy learning to read. It features well-loved authors, classic characters and favourite topics, so that children will find something to excite and engage them in every title they pick up. It’s the first step towards a lasting love of reading.
Level 3 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for fluent readers who are beginning to read exciting, challenging stories independently.
- Varied sentences
- Detailed illustrations to enjoy
- Interesting characters and themes
- A rich range of vocabulary
- More complex storylines to stretch confident readers
All Reading Ladder titles are developed with a leading literacy consultant, making them perfect for use in schools and for parents keen to support their children’s reading.
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