Catherine Brereton

Catherine Brereton

  • 5 stars across 19 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... MoreRSPB Nature Guide: Wildlife

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19th August 2021

Amazing Facts Every 9 Year Old Needs to Know

Bursting with fascinating facts for impressing friends, parents, grandparents and teachers – perfect for curious childre... MoreAmazing Facts Every 9 Year Old Needs to Know

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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... MoreVS: Warriors

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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... MoreRivers of the World

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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... MoreRivers of the United Kingdom

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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... MoreExploring Great Rivers Pack A of 2

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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... MoreRSPB Nature Guide: Birds

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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... MoreWomen Scientists in Maths and Coding

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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... MoreWomen Scientists in Physics and Engineering

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