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Anna Claybourne

  • 5 stars across 397 books
Anna Claybourne enjoys writing nonfiction for children. It's a good thing she does, because she's the author of well-over 100 books on a range of topics.


Publication Date


3rd October 2013


Celebrate 30 years of the classic award-winning picture book in this stunning new edition.Hannah loves gorillas but has ... MoreGorilla

(16 reviews) Review
15th April 2021

Skygazing: Explore the Sky in the Day and Night

What do you see when you look up at the sky? It may seem like a big, empty space, but it's busier than you think. From c... MoreSkygazing: Explore the Sky in the Day and Night

(13 reviews) Review
28th October 2021

All Things Change: Nature's rhythms, from sprouting seeds to shining stars

Everything changes. From the birth of new stars to the endlessly shifting tides and tiniest life cycle. Some change happ... MoreAll Things Change: Nature's rhythms, from sprouting seeds to shining stars

(11 reviews) Review
1st June 2020

The Mermaid Atlas: Merfolk of the World

The Mermaid Atlas will be your ultimate companion in discovering all your merfolk facts!All over the world, wherever the... MoreThe Mermaid Atlas: Merfolk of the World

(5 reviews) Review
12th February 2010


(4 reviews) Review
1st May 2009

The Busy Little Train

Chuggetty, chuggetty, clickety-clack a train is coming along the track Monkey is driving - hear him say, "Who wants a tr... MoreThe Busy Little Train

(3 reviews) Review
1st November 2012

Usborne Greek Myths

A pocket-sized collection of some of the best-known Greek myths, specially written for young children to enjoy. With viv... MoreUsborne Greek Myths

(2 reviews) Review
31st May 2007

The Shocking Story of Electricity

The story of one of the modern world's most valuable inventions told for children growing in reading confidence. An expl... MoreThe Shocking Story of Electricity

(2 reviews) Review
12th September 2014

Whizzy Science: Make it Splash!

Layer liquids, make a soap-powered fish and create a propellor-powered boat! This book will guide you step-by-step throu... MoreWhizzy Science: Make it Splash!

(2 reviews) Review
1st December 2012

Story of Inventions

Reveals the real-life stories behind dozens of brilliant ideas, from the invention of the wheel, to the hi-tech gadgets ... MoreStory of Inventions

(2 reviews) Review
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  • Skygazing: Explore the Sky in the Day and Night

    Skygazing: Explore the Sky in the Day and Night

    by Y4J

    This book is about the sky and what happens up there! It's special because you can open the book from both sides and one half is about day and the oth...

  • Gorilla


    She went on a wonderful adventure with a gorilla. It was a nice ending for her birthday as she spent time with her dad. ...

  • Gorilla


    by Tedblue

    A lovely story book. We liked it best when The Gorilla came alive. Great pictures in the book. A little bit sad but really enjoyed the book...

Series by
Anna Claybourne

Akasha Classic

Young Reading Series 2

Whizzy Science

Narrative Non Fiction

See & Do Children's Book

Kids 30 Second

Stories & Poems

Amazing Animals

Young Reading Series 3

Young Reading Series 1

Short, Sharp Shakespeare Stories

Body Works

Disgusting and Dreadful Science

Healthy for Life

Time Travel Guides

Tiny Science

Sea Life

Living in the Wild: Sea Mammals

All About

Wonders of the Earth S.

Mind Webs

100 Things You Should Know About (2)

Illustrated Stories

101 Facts

Eye on the Wild

Start-up Connections

Raintree Fusion: History

Raintree Perspectives: Landform Top Tens

Human Migration and Settlement

Young Oxford Library of Science

Science Secrets

Raintree Fusion: Fusion: History

50 Things You Should Know About

Internet-linked introductions

To the Limit

Be Creative

Animals on the Edge

Senior English Literature Guides

Super Science

Science in Action

The Web of Life

Science Issues

Animals in Groups

Your Body for Life

Sci-Hi: Science Issues

White Wolves Non Fiction

Animal Abilities

Collins Big Cat

100 Facts

Science Skills Sorted!

Lonely Planet Kids

Crabapples S.


Sci-Hi: Sci-HI


Classical Comics Teaching Resource Pack

Why it Works

Snapping Turtle Guides: The Natural World

Living in the Wild: Big Cats


100 Things You Should Know About... S.

First Animal Encyclopedia

Creature of the

Raintree Freestyle: Time Travel Guides

Infosearch: Living in the Wild: Sea Mammals

Infosearch: Animals in Groups

Collins Big Cat Progress

Body Art


Raintree Freestyle Express: Time Travel Guides

Raintree Freestyle: The Web of Life

Raintree Perspectives: Animal Abilities

Bug Club

Raintree Fusion: Life Processes and Living Things

The Big Picture

Oxford Reading Tree inFact

Why is...?

Earth's Final Frontiers


Raintree Fusion: Physical Processes and Materials

Usborne Starting Point Science S.

Usborne First Skills

Famous people

Usborne world of Shakespeare

Usborne Gift Book S.

Usborne Computer Guides

All About Materials

Breakthroughs in Science & Technology

Usborne Paranormal Guides

Art On the Wall

Do it Yourself

It's Electric!

Stories from Around the World

Awesome Oceans

The Science In

Geography Fact Files

Project X Origins

Do it Yourself Ecology

STEAM through the seasons

Maker Models

History's mysteries

A Question of Science

Rising Stars Reading Planet

Science Makers

I Can be

Read with Oxford

All About Physics

STEM in Action

Absolutely Epic Activity Books


Dogs Do Science

Curious Kids

Don't Panic, It's Puberty!

A Whole World of...

A Comic Strip History of Planet Earth

Mind Maps