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Anita Ganeri

  • 5 stars across 620 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


    14th August 2003


    (8 reviews)
    27th June 2013


    (7 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)
    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

    (3 reviews)
    7th June 2010

    Cracking Coasts

    This is geography with the gritty bits left in! Wave goodbye to boring geography lessons as you clamber up some "Crackin... More

    (3 reviews)
    13th December 2011

    Stormy Weather

    (3 reviews)
    1st September 2010

    The Christmas Story

    (3 reviews)
    1st February 2011

    Easter Story

    The Easter story charmingly retold in very simple language. Colourfully illustrated throughout by Norman Young. Perfect ... More

    (3 reviews)
    3rd July 2014

    Kings and Queens

    Kings and Queens have always provided their subjects with a great deal to talk about. But how much do we really know abo... More

    (3 reviews)
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    Series by
    Anita Ganeri

    Visual Reference Library

    Hysterical Histories

    Weather Wise

    Horrible Geography

    Bible Tales

    Country Guides, with Benjamin Blog and his Inquisitive Dog

    Exploring Habitats with Benjamin Blog and His Inquisitive Dog

    I Wonder Why

    Start-Up History

    Geo Detectives

    My Sister the Vampire

    Kingfisher Readers

    Cultures and Customs

    My Pop Up

    Young Explorer: Getting to Grips with Grammar

    Getting to Grips with Grammar

    Capital Cities of the United Kingdom

    Young Explorer: How Living Things Grow

    A Pet's Life

    Horrible Geography Handbooks

    Writing History

    Cambridge Reading Adventures

    Beginners Series

    Horrible Histories Special

    Questions and Feelings About


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

    Haynes Pocket Manual

    Awesome! Sticker & Activity

    Who's Who in ?

    Flip the flap

    Young Explorer: Pets' Guides

    Paint by Numbers

    Water, Water Everywhere!

    Edge: My Zone

    Heroic Histories


    Great Civilisations

    Journey Through

    My Faith

    Discovering Cities S.

    Young Explorer: A Day in the Life: Rainforest Animals

    Pets' Guides

    Collins Big Cat Progress

    Collins Big Cat


    Ignite: All About Myths

    Read Me!: Landform Adventurers

    Young Explorer: Languages of the World

    Nature Trails

    All Kinds of... S.

    Stories from Faiths

    Up Close

    Animal Families

    Landform Adventurers

    How the World Makes Musi

    The Top Ten

    100 Things You Should Know About

    Children's 30 Second

    Fluency Level 1 Non-Fiction Set A

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

    Being Healthy, Feeling G

    A Day in the Life: Desert Animals

    Our Culture

    Animal Classification

    Young Explorer: A Pet's Life

    White Wolves Non Fiction


    Focus on

    Superstar Cars

    Pet Care


    Raintree Perspectives: Landform Top Tens

    Opposing Viewpoints

    Big Picture

    All About Myths

    First Animal Encyclopedia

    First Starts


    Latin Texts

    Red Fox middle fiction

    Pull Ahead Books - Forces of Nature

    Festival Stories S.

    Dark Side

    KS3 Knowing Religion

    Nature Trail

    Languages of the World


    Restless Earth

    From Rubbish to Riches

    Dover History Coloring Book

    The Where on Earth? Book

    Reading Ladder Level 3

    Ancient Egyptians

    How To Live Like


    Fabulous Animals

    Flying colours

    Settlers and Invaders of Britain

    Extreme Nature

    Global Cultures

    Weather Around You

    Journey into Civilization S.

    Great Civilizations S.

    History Detective Investigates

    A Child's History of Britain

    Four Corners

    Young Explorer: Writing Stories

    I Can Write

    Storyteller S.

    Young Explorer: Introducing Continents

    Introducing Continents

    Young Explorer: I Can Write

    Writing Stories

    Let's Find Out About

    Raintree Perspectives: A Child's History of Britain

    Oxford Reading Tree inFact


    Raintree Perspectives: Animal Top Tens

    Collins Big Cat Arabic Reading Programme


    A Day in the Life: Rain Forest Animals

    Read Me!: Extreme Nature

    The Story of

    Story of...

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops inFact


    The Big Picture

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

    Discover Through Craft

    Last Chance to See

    The Land and the People

    Engage Literacy Lime

    Religions Around the World

    Graphic Non-fiction S.

    How Would You Survive

    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 & Worship

    Our Angry Planet

    Hopscotch: Religion

    History Starts Here

    Natural Disasters

    What They Don't Tell You About S.

    The Atlas of World Relig

    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

    Prayer And Worship

    Focus on Europe

    Beliefs and Cultures

    Bug Club

    Protecting Habitats

    How We Use Materials

    Stories from World Religions

    World Cultures

    Festival Stories

    Find out About

    Inside and Out Guide to ...

    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

    Inspiring Heroines

    My Body's Changing

    Animal Top Tens

    How Living Things Grow

    Blue Worlds

    Life Times

    Bug Club Guided

    Your Body and You

    DK First Reference

    DK Readers Level 2

    Civil Rights Stories

    Get Better Soon!

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