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Chris Oxlade

Chris Oxlade

  • 5 stars across 336 books
Chris Oxlade is an experienced author of non-fiction books for children. He has written more than 200 titles on science, technology, sports and hobbies, from encyclopedia articles to fun activity books.


Publication Date


14th July 2015

Be An Adventurer

Are you fascinated by wide open spaces and like to know what's over the next hill or where a path might lead Breathe in ... MoreBe An Adventurer

(12 reviews) Review
26th May 2006


Each book in this appealing series focuses on a different type of weather: how weather can affect us and our environment... MoreSun

(4 reviews) Review
1st June 1999


This revised edition of "Volcanoes" features colour photographs and new sections on Pinatubo - the largest eruption of t... MoreVolcanoes

(3 reviews) Review
30th June 2009

Rocks and Minerals

Every rock you see tells a story about the Earth. Glassy black rocks mark moments when the Earth's liquid insides spille... MoreRocks and Minerals

(2 reviews) Review
17th September 2019

The Water Cycle

Explore, create and investigate with Ava and George - the Geo Detectives! Use your detective skills to find out about ... MoreThe Water Cycle

(2 reviews) Review
5th May 2016

Making Machines with Levers

A hands-on approach introduces young scientists to the lever. Science theory and practical, fun projects teach the physi... MoreMaking Machines with Levers

(1 review) Review
8th September 2016


Find out everything there is to know about the city of Belfast in this fascinating city guide. Learn about Belfast's his... MoreBelfast

(1 review) Review
27th March 2014

Mars Evacuees

The fact that someone had decided I'd be safer on Mars, where you could still only SORT OF breathe the air and SORT OF n... MoreMars Evacuees

(1 review) Review
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Chris Oxlade

Go Wild

Weather Watch S.


Restless Earth

Geo Detectives

Simple Machine Projects

Oxford Reading Tree

Capital Cities of the United Kingdom

Mega Machine Drivers

Machines at Work

Natural Disasters

Hands-on Science Projects

Early Bird - Physics

Kingfisher Readers

Fluency Level 1 Non-Fiction Set A

Engineering in Action

Our Earth in Action


Young Explorer: Learning About Landforms

Collins Big Cat Progress

Collins Big Cat

Green Science Genius

Around the World

Tales of Invention

Discovering Cities S.

World Show and Tell

Hands on Science

Major Inventions Through History

Read Me!: Heroic Jobs

Future Power,Future Energy

Secret History

Popcorn: In Space

DK Eyewitness

Rescue Team

True Stories

Beginners Series

Working with Materials

The Top Ten

Cambridge Reading Adventures

Infosearch: Essential Physical Science

Read and Learn: How Does My Home Work?

Design and Engineering

Show Me Science

It's Electric!


Raintree Perspectives: The Science Behind

This Is My...

Opposing Viewpoints

Science@School S.

Go Facts: Space

White Wolves Non Fiction

Learning About Landforms

Explorer Travel Guides

Emergency Vehicles

Reading Stars Plus

Who's Who in ?

100 Facts

On the Go

Visual Reference Library

Science Fact Files S.


Earth at Risk S.

No Nonsense Phonics

Read and Learn: Investigations

Tertiary Level Biology

Eco Alert

Young Oxford Library of Science

Busy Builders

Earth Science

Materials Science

Raintree Freestyle: Medicine Through the Ages

Introducing Continents

The Science Behind

How Does My Home Work?

New Technology

Wonders of the Earth S.

The Where on Earth? Book

Reading Ladder Level 3

Medicine Through the Ages

Astronaut Travel Guides

Raintree Freestyle: Turbulent Planet

Do it Yourself

InfoSearch: Let's Rock

Young Explorer: Changing Materials


Rock On!

All About Series

A Journey Through

Cool Machines

Engage Literacy Grey

Inside Battle Machines

The History of Technology

Earth's Changing Landscape

First Q&A

Science Projects

Extreme Machines

Simple Machines

Young Explorer: Transport Around the World

Fast Forward Independent Texts

Can Science Solve?

Raintree Perspectives: Using Materials

The Earth & Space

Science Files

Machines Inside Out

Science dictionaries

Young Explorer: My First Computer Guides

Young Explorer: Useful Machines

First Library: Materials

Real World Data

Chemicals in Action

InfoSearch: You Can Save the Planet

InfoSearch: Fuelling the Future

Building Amazing Structures

InfoSearch: Fantastic Forces

Fantastic Forces

First Library:

Raintree Freestyle: Mean Machines

Learn About S.

Fantastic Facts S.

Action for the Environme

The Earth and Space

My First S.

Young Explorer:


Chemicals in Action S.

In Focus

Let's Rock

My Little Book of

Sports Academy

DK First Reference

Curious Kids

Kingfisher Readers - Level 3