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Chris Oxlade

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Chris Oxlade

  • 5 stars across 337 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


    30th June 2015

    Go Wild: Be An Adventurer

    We all need Wild Time! Climbing trees and getting muddy knees are memories from childhood we all treasure.  Be an Adv... 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)
    17th September 2019

    Volcanoes and Earthquakes

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

    (1 review)
    14th May 2006

    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)
    11th July 2013


    (1 review)
    30th April 1992

    Solar Energy

    -- Designed to promote discussion and foster a greeter understanding of our most pressing environmental problems-- Strik... More

    (0 reviews)
    9th October 2008

    Physics: Find Out About Levers, Magnets and Motors with 50 Great Experiments and Projects

    find out about levers, magnets and motors with 50 great experiments and projects with 300 fantastic photographs!... More

    (0 reviews)
    1st September 2010

    Inventors' Secret Scrapbook: Age 10-11, above average readers

    A Scientist's Secret Scrapbook contains information about famous inventions and the science behind them. Packed with fac... More

    (0 reviews)
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    Series by
    Chris Oxlade

    Go Wild

    Geo Detectives


    Weather Watch S.

    Machines at Work (Crabtree Library)

    Earth at Risk S.

    Hands-on Science Projects

    White Wolves Non Fiction

    Kingfisher Readers

    Young Explorer: Learning About Landforms

    Future Power,Future Energy

    Tales of Invention

    Raintree Perspectives: Simple Machine Projects

    Who's Who in ?

    World Show and Tell

    No Nonsense Phonics

    Engineering in Action

    Earth Science

    Our Earth in Action

    Exploring Science

    Around the World

    Read and Learn: Investigations

    Collins Big Cat Progress

    Collins Big Cat

    100 Facts


    Beginners Series

    Explorer Travel Guides

    Hands on Science

    Read Me!: Heroic Jobs

    Secret History

    Emergency Vehicles

    Popcorn: In Space

    True Stories

    Working with Materials

    The Where on Earth? Book

    Discovering Cities S.

    Opposing Viewpoints (Library)

    The Top Ten

    Tertiary Level Biology

    Great Discoveries


    Cambridge Reading Adventures

    Busy Builders

    Rescue Team

    Major Inventions Through History

    Eco Alert

    Science Fact Files

    Infosearch: Essential Physical Science

    Materials S.

    Design and Engineering

    Read and Learn: How Does My Home Work?


    Show Me Science

    It's Electric!

    Green Science Genius

    Fluency Level 1 Non-Fiction Set A

    Go Facts: Space

    Reading Stars Plus

    On the Go

    Raintree Perspectives: The Science Behind

    Restless Earth

    This is My

    This Is My...

    Early Bird - Physics

    Opposing Viewpoints (Paperback)

    Visual Reference Library

    Raintree Freestyle: Medicine Through the Ages

    DK Eyewitness

    New Technology

    Fast Forward Independent Texts

    Young Explorer: Introducing Continents

    [email protected] S.

    Reading Ladder Level 3

    Young Oxford Library of Science

    Water Science S.

    Astronaut Travel Guides

    Raintree Freestyle: Turbulent Planet

    Do it Yourself

    InfoSearch: Let's Rock

    Young Explorer: Changing Materials


    Oxford Reading Tree


    Raintree Perspectives: Rock on!

    Young Explorer: Capital Cities of the United Kingdom

    All About Series

    A Journey Through

    Cool Machines

    Engage Literacy: Engage Literacy Grey

    Inside Battle Machines

    Young Explorer: The History of Technology

    Earth's Changing Landscape

    First Q&A

    Science Projects

    Machines Inside Out

    Simple Machines

    Young Explorer: Transport Around the World

    Can Science Solve?

    Raintree Perspectives: Using Materials

    Science Alive

    The Earth & Space

    Science Investigations

    Science dictionaries

    Mega Machine Drivers

    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

    My Little Book of