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Chris Oxlade

  • 5 stars across 329 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... More

    (12 reviews)
    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 ... More

    (2 reviews)
    4th May 2017

    Alfie and Dad

    Join Alfie and Dad as they spend time together in this wonderful collection of stories from the award-winning Shirley ... More

    (2 reviews)
    26th May 2006


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

    (2 reviews)
    12th July 2012

    Climate Change

    This series looks at some of the environmental issues facing the world today, discussing the problems and possible solut... More

    (2 reviews)
    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... More

    (1 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... More

    (1 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... More

    (1 review)
    11th July 2013


    (1 review)
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    Series by
    Chris Oxlade

    Go Wild

    Geo Detectives


    Weather Watch S.

    Eco Alert

    Simple Machine Projects

    Mega Machine Drivers

    Restless Earth

    Machines at Work (Crabtree Paperback)


    Earth at Risk S.

    Hands-on Science Projects

    Tales of Invention

    Future Power,Future Energy

    Kingfisher Readers

    White Wolves Non Fiction

    Who's Who in ?

    No Nonsense Phonics

    Around the World

    Engineering in Action

    Our Earth in Action

    Young Explorer: Learning About Landforms

    Learning About Landforms

    World Show and Tell

    Read and Learn: Investigations

    Collins Big Cat Progress

    Collins Big Cat

    100 Facts

    Rescue Team

    Explorer Travel Guides

    Hands on Science

    Read Me!: Heroic Jobs

    Go Facts: Space

    Reading Stars Plus

    On the Go

    Secret History

    Emergency Vehicles

    Popcorn: In Space

    Visual Reference Library

    Science Fact Files

    True Stories

    Working with Materials

    Discovering Cities S.

    Green Science Genius


    Fast Forward Independent Texts

    [email protected] S.

    Opposing Viewpoints (Paperback)

    This Is My...

    The Top Ten

    Young Oxford Library of Science


    Cambridge Reading Adventures

    Busy Builders

    Infosearch: Essential Physical Science

    Design and Engineering

    Read and Learn: How Does My Home Work?

    It's Electric!

    Beginners Series

    Show Me Science

    Raintree Freestyle: Medicine Through the Ages

    DK Eyewitness

    Major Inventions Through History

    Raintree Perspectives: The Science Behind

    Introducing Continents

    The Science Behind

    Earth Science

    New Technology

    Fluency Level 1 Non-Fiction Set A

    Early Bird - Physics

    Materials Science

    Tertiary Level Biology

    Great Discoveries

    The Where on Earth? Book

    Medicine Through the Ages

    Reading Ladder Level 3

    Astronaut Travel Guides

    Raintree Freestyle: Turbulent Planet

    Do it Yourself

    InfoSearch: Let's Rock

    Young Explorer: Changing Materials


    Oxford Reading Tree

    Capital Cities of the United Kingdom

    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

    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

    Natural Disasters

    Let's Rock

    My Little Book of

    Sports Academy

    DK First Reference