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Anita Ganeri

  • 5 stars across 588 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

    (8 reviews)
    14th August 2003


    (5 reviews)
    6th September 2018


    Let's go on a LIFESIZE adventure! Step into the book and see how you measure... More

    (5 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)
    1st September 2010

    The Christmas Story

    (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)
    21st February 2011

    I Wonder Why The Wind Blows

    This highly popular and long-running series has been revamped for a new generation of readers, with a clean, crisp redes... More

    (2 reviews)
    13th December 2011

    Stormy Weather

    (2 reviews)
    24th May 2011

    RSPB First Book Of Minibeasts

    Launching with four books looking at flowers, birds, mammals and minibeasts, each RSPB spotter's guide will comprise 35 ... More

    (2 reviews)
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    Series by
    Anita Ganeri

    Visual Reference Library

    Hysterical Histories

    Weather Wise

    Horrible Geography

    I Wonder Why

    Geo Detectives

    Usborne Bible Tales

    DK Eyewitness

    Start-Up History

    Kingfisher Readers

    Cultures and Customs

    My Pop Up

    Young Explorer: Getting to Grips with Grammar

    Getting to Grips with Grammar

    Young Explorer: How Living Things Grow

    Writing History

    Cambridge Reading Adventures

    Beginners Series

    Horrible Geography Handbooks

    Questions and Feelings About


    Nature Trails

    Young Explorer: A Pet's Life


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

    A Day in the Life: Desert Animals

    Awesome! Sticker & Activity

    Who's Who in ?


    Flip the flap

    Stories of Great People (Hardcover)

    Exploring Habitats with Benjamin Blog and His Inquisitive Dog

    Big Picture

    Haynes Pocket Manual

    Building History

    Pets' Guides

    Flying colours

    Country Guides, with Benjamin Blog and his Inquisitive Dog

    All About Myths

    100 Things You Should Know About

    Young Explorer: Pets' Guides

    Opposing Viewpoints (Paperback)

    Water, Water Everywhere!

    Great Civilisations

    Journey Through

    My Faith

    Raintree Perspectives: Landform Top Tens

    Superstar Cars

    Young Explorer: A Day in the Life: Rainforest Animals

    Our Culture

    White Wolves Non Fiction

    Edge: My Zone

    Heroic Histories

    Animal Classification

    Red Fox middle fiction

    Pull Ahead Books - Forces of Nature

    First Animal Encyclopedia

    Collins Big Cat Progress

    Collins Big Cat

    Horrible Histories Special


    Festival Stories S.

    Journey into Civilization S.

    Popcorn: Our Five Senses

    Ignite: All About Myths

    History Detective Investigates

    Read Me!: Landform Adventurers

    Young Explorer: Languages of the World

    Pet Care

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

    Crabtree Chrome

    Stories from Faiths

    Animal Families

    Landform Adventurers

    How the World Makes Musi

    First Starts

    Discovering Cities S.

    All Kinds of... S.

    Up Close

    KS3 Knowing Religion

    Dark Side

    Being Healthy, Feeling G

    The Top Ten

    Paint by Numbers

    Children's 30 Second

    Languages of the World


    Ancient Egyptians

    How To Live Like


    Fabulous Animals

    Nature Trail

    Extreme Nature

    Global Cultures

    A Child's History of Britain

    Four Corners

    Dover History Coloring Book

    Great Civilizations S.

    Young Explorer: Writing Stories

    I Can Write

    Storyteller S.

    Introducing Continents

    The Where on Earth? Book

    Restless Earth

    From Rubbish to Riches

    Fluency Level 1 Non-Fiction Set A

    Reading Ladder Level 3

    Settlers and Invaders of Britain

    Young Explorer: 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

    Capital Cities of the United Kingdom

    Discover Through Craft


    Last Chance to See

    The Land and the People

    Engage Literacy Lime

    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

    Focus on Europe

    Beliefs and Cultures

    Bug Club

    Protecting Habitats

    How We Use Materials

    Stories from World Relig

    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

    Civil Rights Stories

    Animal Top Tens

    How Living Things Grow

    Life Times

    Bug Club Guided