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Franklin Watts

  • 5 stars across 35 books
    Dr Patrick Wiegand taught in primary and secondary schools before being appointed to the School of Education at the University of Leeds where he trained teachers, taught on Masters' programmes and supervised PhD students. He became Head of Teacher Training at the University of Leeds and then Reader in Geography Education. He has researched children's thinking with maps and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) throughout his career and has published many books, chapters and research papers in this area including Learning and Teaching with Maps (Routledge, 2006). He was Chair of the Cartography and Children Commission of the International Cartographic Association, held a Leverhulme Research Fellowship in GIS in Education, and has served on the UK Committee for Cartography. He has always worked to improve the quality and usability of classroom teaching materials and has been Editorial Adviser for OUP atlases for 30 years.
    28th September 2001

    The Human Body

    Readers will embark on an incredible adventure into the workings of the human body in this superbly illustrated book. An... More

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    30th January 2018

    Reading Champion: We Like to Play: Independent Reading Pink 1B

    Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skil... More

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    11th January 2018

    Global Pollution

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    11th July 2013

    The Story of Facebook

    Have you ever wondered why McDonald's or Coca-Cola are so successful? Why Microsoft seems to run the world? Or why Nike ... More

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    12th September 2013

    The Story of eBay

    Have you ever wondered why McDonald's or Coca-Cola are so successful? Why Microsoft seems to run the world? Or why Nike ... More

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    12th May 2016

    Great Civilisations: Indus Valley

    Indus Valley offers a look at one of the most important ancient civilisations. Through structures as complex and m... More

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    12th September 2014

    Under Pressure: How to Handle Low Self-Esteem

    Modern life can be complicated. As an older child or teenager you will experience lots of different social situations an... More

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    11th July 2013

    The Story of Google

    Have you ever wondered why McDonald's or Coca-Cola are so successful? Why Microsoft seems to run the world? Or why Nike ... More

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    8th August 2013

    The Story of Apple

    Have you ever wondered why McDonald's or Coca-Cola are so successful? Why Microsoft seems to run the world? Or why Nike ... More

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    8th August 2013

    The Story of Starbucks

    Have you ever wondered why McDonald's or Coca-Cola are so successful? Why Microsoft seems to run the world? Or why Nike ... More

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