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Franklin Watts

  • 5 stars across 57 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.
    1st June 2014

    Cinderella

    The classic fairy tale, specially retold for young children and illustrated with fresh, bright pictures. Poor Cinderella... More

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    23rd September 2013

    Snow White

    Discover the magic of Snow White in this petite edition of the classic fairytale, created especially for little re... More

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    1st April 2016

    Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

    A brand new edition of this essential companion to the Harry Potter stories, with a new foreword from J.K. Rowling, an i... More

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    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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    28th March 2017

    Supercars: British Supercars: McLaren, Aston Martin, Jaguar

    Get your young petrolhead into gear with the perfect introduction to the newest, hotest, fastest British supercar marque... 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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    28th May 2015

    Great Civilisations: The Maya

    Mayans looks at one of the most fascinating and advanced ancient civilisations. Through structures as imposing as... More

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    23rd October 2014

    Great Civilisations: Ancient Sumer

    Each book in Great Civilisations approaches its subject through a scene-setting spread Who/where were the...then introdu... More

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