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Anita Ganeri

Anita Ganeri

  • 5 stars across 637 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) Review
27th June 2013


(7 reviews) Review
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... MoreCracking Coasts

(4 reviews) Review
5th November 2015


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

(4 reviews) Review
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... MoreKings and Queens

(4 reviews) Review
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... MoreRaging Rivers

(3 reviews) Review
13th December 2011

Stormy Weather

(3 reviews) Review
1st September 2010

The Christmas Story

(3 reviews) Review
1st February 2011

Easter Story

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

(3 reviews) Review
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Hysterical Histories

Horrible Geography

Weather Wise

Bible Tales

Exploring Habitats with Benjamin Blog and His Inquisitive Dog

I Wonder Why Kingfisher

Real-Life Monsters

Country Guides, with Benjamin Blog and his Inquisitive Dog

My Sister the Vampire

Start-Up History

Geo Detectives

Kingfisher Readers

Cultures and Customs

Children's 30 Second

My Pop Up

Young Explorer: Getting to Grips with Grammar

Getting to Grips with Grammar

Capital Cities of the United Kingdom

Usborne Facts & Lists

Young Explorer: How Living Things Grow

A Pet's Life

Horrible Geography Handbooks

Writing History

Cambridge Reading Adventures

Beginners Series

Questions and Feelings About


Horrible Histories Special


Big Picture

Nature Trails

Young Explorer: A Pet's Life

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

Awesome! Sticker & Activity

A Day in the Life: Desert Animals

White Wolves Non Fiction

Who's Who in ?

Haynes Pocket Manual

KS3 Knowing Religion

100 Things You Should Know About


Flip the flap

Water, Water Everywhere!

Opposing Viewpoints

Stories of Great People

Pets' Guides

Young Explorer: Pets' Guides

Focus on

Edge: My Zone

Raintree Perspectives: Landform Top Tens

Superstar Cars

Heroic Histories

Great Civilisations

Journey Through

All About Myths

My Faith

Young Explorer: A Day in the Life: Rainforest Animals

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

Our Culture

Crabtree Chrome

First Animal Encyclopedia

Collins Big Cat Progress

Being Healthy, Feeling G

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Pull Ahead Books - Forces of Nature


Festival Stories S.

Up Close

Ignite: All About Myths

Read Me!: Landform Adventurers

Young Explorer: Languages of the World

Discovering Cities S.

Stories from Faiths

Animal Families

Landform Adventurers

Red Fox middle fiction

How the World Makes Musi

First Starts


Dark Side

Latin Texts

The Top Ten

Paint by Numbers

Languages of the World

Fluency Level 1 Non-Fiction Set A

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History Detective Investigates

From Rubbish to Riches

Dover History Coloring Book

Ancient Egyptians

How To Live Like


Fabulous Animals

Extreme Nature

Global Cultures

Journey into Civilization S.

The Where on Earth? Book

Weather Around You

A Child's History of Britain

Flying colours

Great Civilizations S.

Four Corners

Young Explorer: Writing Stories

I Can Write

Storyteller S.

Young Explorer: Introducing Continents

Young Explorer: I Can Write

Writing Stories

Raintree Perspectives: A Child's History of Britain

Restless Earth

Introducing Continents

Reading Ladder Level 3

Let's Find Out About

Settlers and Invaders 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

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

I Wonder Why

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

Life Processes

Baby's First Board Books

Prayer And Worship

Focus on Europe

Beliefs and Cultures

Bug Club

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How We Use Materials

Stories from World Religions

World Cultures

Festival Stories

Find out About

Inside and Out Guide to ...

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Let's Find Out About...

Kids 30 Second

All Kinds of

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Rising Stars Reading Planet

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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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Reading Planet: Stars to Supernova

Pet Care

Why in the World

Readerful Rise