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Catherine Brereton

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Catherine Brereton

  • 5 stars across 16 books
    Catherine Brereton is a writer and editor, based in London, UK. She has written and edited more than 150 books for children on a wide range of topics from art and archaeology to robots and space.

    Jane McGuinness recently completed an MA in Children's Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art. Having grown up in Scotland, wildlife and nature are a key focus in Jane's work. In 2016, she was awarded the Sebastian Walker Prize for illustration.

    Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is a world famous centre for botanical and mycological knowledge. With two inspiring gardens at Kew in London, and Wakehurst in Sussex, visitors are enchanted with the wonder of plant diversity. Over the past 250 years Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew has made innumerable contributions to increasing the understanding of plants and fungi, with many benefits for humankind.
    18th February 2021

    RSPB Nature Guide: Wildlife

    Do you know that rabbits eat their own poo? That butterflies taste with their feet? Or that starfish aren't actually fis... More

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    2nd November 2009

    VS: Warriors

    What would happen if a samurai warrior fought a gladiator? Who would win - and why? VS: WARRIORS recreates five deadly b... More

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    8th March 2018

    Kew Children's Guide: Grow, find and explore with brilliant activities, facts, quizzes and more

    Around the world there are lots of different types of gardens, from woodlands and rainforests to deserts and mountains. ... More

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    8th February 2018

    Rivers of the World

    This book takes readers on a journey along some of the world's most important rivers, including the Amazon, Nile, Missis... More

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    24th January 2019

    Rivers of the United Kingdom

    This book takes readers on a journey along some of the UK's most important rivers, including the Thames, Severn, Avon an... More

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    7th February 2019

    Exploring Great Rivers Pack A of 2

    This series looks at major rivers in the UK and the wider world. Supporting the KS1-2 geography curriculum, the books ta... More

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    2nd April 2020

    RSPB Nature Guide: Birds

    Do you know that cormorants are expert fishers? They swim along the water and then quickly dive to catch their prey! Or... More

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    27th May 2021

    Women Scientists in Maths and Coding

    Discover the remarkable achievements of female mathematicians in this fascinating book. Learn more about this STEM topic... More

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    1st April 2021

    Women Scientists in Physics and Engineering

    Discover the remarkable achievements of female physicists and engineers in this fascinating book. Learn more about these... More

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    19th August 2021

    Amazing Facts Every 6 Year Old Needs to Know

    Bursting with fascinating facts for impressing friends, parents, grandparents and teachers - perfect for curious child... More

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