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Helen Greathead

  • 5 stars across 30 books
    Helen Greathead is a highly experienced creator, editor, project manager and writer of successful non-fiction titles and series. She spent 14 years at Scholastic Children's Books where she commissioned series, including Horrible Histories. She began a freelance career in 2003, and titles she has written include the Now You Know series (Scholastic) and the Design and Make series (Watts).
    3rd June 2016

    City Trails - Paris

    Here's a book about Paris that's seriously streetwise! Let Marco and Amelia, our Lonely Planet explorers, take you off... More

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    5th March 2002

    Wicked!

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    15th June 2011

    Spooky Devon

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    1st September 2008

    Gladiator

    Tough Jobs! is a new narrative non-fiction series covering popular historical topics through a variety of colourful jobs... More

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    1st February 2013

    Pirate Gold

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    1st September 2008

    Knight

    Tough Jobs! is a new narrative non-fiction series covering popular historical topics through a variety of colourful jobs... More

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    1st September 2008

    Fighter Pilot

    Tough Jobs! is a new narrative non-fiction series covering popular historical topics through a variety of colourful jobs... More

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    9th July 2015

    EDGE: What Would YOU Choose?: Mega Machines

    Would you rather be run over by a monster truck or a supercar? Would you drive a dragster or a tank? These diabolica... More

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    3rd January 2013

    WET, WET, WET: Band 02b/Red B

    The rain can be good if there is just the right amount, but what happens when there is too much rain or too little? Th... More

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    29th October 2015

    EDGE: What Would YOU Choose?: Super Sports

    Would you rather be hit by a baseball or a tennis ball? Would you tackle a sumo wrestler or a rugby player? These diabol... More

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    29th October 2015

    EDGE: What Would YOU Choose?: Perilous Places

    Would you climb Mount Everest, or dive in the Mariana Trench? Would you rather be lost in the jungle or the desert? Thes... More

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    1st September 2007

    Fighter Pilot

    Big Jobs! is a new narrative non-fiction series covering popular historical topics through a variety of colourful jobs i... More

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    1st September 2007

    Pirate

    Big Jobs! is a new narrative non-fiction series covering popular historical topics through a variety of colourful jobs i... More

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    1st September 2007

    Gladiator

    Big Jobs! is a new narrative non-fiction series covering popular historical topics through a variety of colourful jobs i... More

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    1st September 2007

    Knight

    Big Jobs! is a new narrative non-fiction series covering popular historical topics through a variety of colourful jobs i... More

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    4th March 2013

    Sharks

    Snatching facts from the mouth of Jaws. Everything young readers need to know about sharks from across the globe, includ... More

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    11th September 2014

    My Smartphone and other Digital Accessories

    This series investigates just how lots of familiar household items are put together. This is explored in an ethical and ... More

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    13th November 2014

    Well Made, Fair Trade: My T-shirt and other clothes

    This series investigates just how lots of familiar household items are put together. This is explored in an ethical and ... More

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    23rd March 2017

    Well Made, Fair Trade: My Chocolate Bar and Other Food

    Discover the fair trade stories behind a chocolate bar and other food we eat Well Made, Fair Trade: My Ch... More

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    23rd March 2017

    Well Made, Fair Trade: My Smartphone and other Digital Accessories

    Well Made, Fair Trade: My Mobile and Other Smart Accessories explores the problems faced by the people who mine th... More

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    25th May 2017

    Well Made, Fair Trade: My Bed and Other Home Essentials

    Well Made, Fair Trade: My Bed and Other Furniture explores the problems faced by the people who produce and assemb... More

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    13th October 2005

    Toys That Move

    Fun and creative craft series with clear step-by-step instructions; Challenge panels promote active involvement in desig... More

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    22nd September 2005

    Picture Frames

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    1st December 2009

    Diplodocus - the One with the Long Neck

    Its neck was long, its tail was longer and its body was really huge too. But Diplodocus...didn't have a very big head, d... More

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    1st December 2009

    Iguanodon

    Its tummy was big, its bottom was fat. In fact, its whole body was huge. But, Iguanodon ...didn't eat other dinosaurs, d... More

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    1st December 2009

    T. Rex

    It was smelly, dirty and the scariest creature that ever lived. But T. Rex...wasn't the biggest dinosaur ever. It wasn't... More

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    1st December 2009

    Stegosaurus

    Stegosaurus is one of the top five dinosaurs in terms of its popularity with children. That's probably because it looks ... More

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    9th June 2005

    Cards

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    6th September 2012

    Be Clever

    A practical how-to guide for being, becoming or just appearing highly intelligent. Discover how what you eat, not thinki... More

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    11th September 2014

    My Chocolate Bar and Other Food

    This series investigates just how lots of familiar household items are put together. This is explored in an ethical and ... More

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