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Anita Ganeri

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Anita Ganeri

  • 5 stars across 585 books

    Anita Ganeri is a well-known author of children's non-fiction books, covering a wide range of subjects from geography and religion to wildlife and ancient history. She has writtten many titles on ancient civilizations, including Ancient Egypt. Currently, she is working on the best-selling Horrible Geography series for Scholastic Publishing, the first three titles of which won a prestigious Silver Medal from the Geographical Association. Anita has an MA in Modern Languages and Indian Studies, and is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.


    Publication Date


    3rd July 2009

    Animal Pants

    From long johns to bloomers, Y-fronts to boxers - this book is quite simply packed with pants! There's a cat who b... More

    (6 reviews)
    5th November 2015


    Through stunning photographs and simple text, books in this series introduce children to different types of weather. In ... More

    (4 reviews)
    6th September 2018


    Let's go on a LIFESIZE adventure! Step into the book and see how you measure up against some of the world's most amazin... More

    (4 reviews)
    1st September 2010

    The Christmas Story

    (3 reviews)
    7th May 2015

    Raging Rivers

    Where in the world can you: Peer over the edge of a roaring waterfall? Come face-to-face with a peckish pira... More

    (2 reviews)
    17th September 2019

    The Water Cycle

    Explore, create and investigate with Ava and George - the Geo Detectives! Use your detective skills to find out about ... More

    (2 reviews)
    10th February 2006

    The Easter Story

    This is one in a series of books providing specially retold stories for young children, sticking closely to the biblical... More

    (2 reviews)
    16th October 2014


    As the day draws to a close, a family prepares for Christmas - decorating the tree, hanging stockings by the fire, putti... More

    (2 reviews)
    22nd October 2014

    Volcano & Earthquake

    What happens when volcanoes erupt and why do earthquakes hit particular places? What was it like in Pompeii when Vesuv... More

    (2 reviews)
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    Series by
    Anita Ganeri

    Hysterical Histories

    Acorn: Weather Wise

    Horrible Geography

    Geo Detectives

    Usborne Bible Tales

    Four Seasons of Walter de la Mare

    DK Eyewitness

    Raintree Perspectives: Cultures and Customs

    My Pop Up

    Young Explorer: Getting to Grips with Grammar

    Young Explorer: How Living Things Grow

    Cambridge Reading Adventures

    Beginners Series

    Rookie Biographies (Paperback)

    Horrible Geography Handbooks

    Start-Up History

    Pet Care


    Nature Trails

    Young Explorer: A Pet's Life

    Read and Learn: A Day in the Life: Desert Animals

    Exploring Habitats, with Benjamin Blog and His Inquisitive Dog


    Haynes Pocket Manual

    Awesome! Sticker & Activity

    White Wolves Non Fiction

    Who's Who in ?


    Flip the flap

    Stories of Great People (Hardcover)

    Tales of Invention

    Young Explorer: Pets' Guides

    Big Picture

    Building History

    100 Things You Should Know About

    Opposing Viewpoints (Library)

    Kingfisher Readers

    Edge: My Zone

    Flying colours

    Read Me!: Country Guides, with Benjamin Blog and His Inquisitive Dog

    Heroic Histories

    Acorn: Water, Water Everywhere!

    Great Civilisations

    Journey Through

    Ignite: All About Myths

    My Faith

    I Wonder Why

    Young Explorer: A Day in the Life: Rainforest Animals

    Discovering Cities S.

    KS3 Knowing Religion


    First Animal Encyclopedia

    Collins Big Cat Progress

    Collins Big Cat


    Festival Stories S.

    Read Me!: Landform Adventurers

    Red Fox middle fiction

    Young Explorer: Languages of the World

    Paint by Numbers

    Stories from Faiths

    Animal Families

    Restless Earth

    How the World Makes Musi

    First Starts

    Dark Side

    Raintree Perspectives: Landform Top Tens

    Superstar Cars

    Animal Classification

    Fluency Level 1 Non-Fiction Set A

    The Top Ten

    Read and Learn: From Rubbish to Riches

    Our Culture

    Children's 30 Second

    Pull Ahead Books - Forces of Nature

    Ancient Egyptians

    Journey into Civilization S.


    Read Me!: Extreme Nature

    Global Cultures

    Popcorn: Our Five Senses

    Young Explorer: Fabulous Animals

    Horrible Histories Special

    All Kinds of... S.

    Great Civilizations S.

    History Detective Investigates

    Modern Middle East Nations & Their Strategic Place in the World S.

    Current Controversies (Library)

    Crabtree Chrome

    Raintree Perspectives: A Child's History of Britain

    Four Corners

    Reading Ladder Level 3

    Nature Trail

    Being Healthy, Feeling G

    Visual Reference Library

    Raintree Perspectives: Settlers and Invaders of Britain

    Young Explorer: Writing Stories

    Young Explorer: I Can Write

    Young Explorer: Introducing Continents

    The Where on Earth? Book

    Storyteller S.

    Let's Find Out About

    Oxford Reading Tree inFact


    Raintree Perspectives: Animal Top Tens

    Collins Big Cat Arabic Reading Programme


    The Story of

    Story of...

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops inFact


    The Big Picture

    Read and Learn: A Day in the Life: Rainforest Animals

    Young Explorer: Capital Cities of the United Kingdom

    Discover Through Craft


    Last Chance to See

    The Land and the People

    Engage Literacy: Engage Literacy Lime

    Young Explorer: Religions Around the World

    Graphic Non-fiction S.

    Buster Know-How

    InfoSearch: You Can Save the Planet

    Raintree Perspectives: World Cultures

    Young Explorer: Nature's Patterns

    Kingfisher Readers - Level 4

    Usborne Facts & Lists S.


    Twentieth Century History Makers

    A Year of Festivals

    Country Topics

    Prayer And Worship

    Hopscotch: Religion

    History Starts Here

    Natural Disasters

    What They Don't Tell You About S.

    The Atlas of World Relig

    How Would You Survive

    Prayer & Worship

    Nature's Fury

    Hopscotch Religion

    21st Century Religions

    InfoSearch: Exploring Continents

    QED Stories from Faiths S.

    QED World of Faiths

    Time Travellers

    Usborne Facts & Lists

    Life Processes

    Baby's First Board Books

    A Pet's Life

    Protecting Habitats

    Focus on Europe

    Beliefs and Cultures

    Bug Club

    Writing History

    How We Use Materials

    Stories from World Relig

    World Cultures

    Festival Stories

    Find out About

    Inside and Out Guide to ...

    Questions and Feelings About

    Oxford Reading Tree Explore with Biff, Chip and Kipper

    Discovery S.

    Let's Find Out About...

    Kids 30 Second

    All Kinds of

    Endangered Wildlife


    Rising Stars Reading Planet

    Pocket Manuals

    Read with Oxford

    Civil Rights Stories