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Kate Petty

  • 5 stars across 58 books
    Kate Petty lectured on writing and editing for Middlesex University. She was the commissioning editor for Cornwall's bio-diversity attraction, the Eden Project. She was a well-known and respected writer of non-fiction and educational books, writing for publishers such as Orion, Macmillan and Random House. She was the author of the Around the World series with Oxfam published by Frances Lincoln. Sadly, she died in 2007.

    Oxfam works in 77 countries and supports nearly 3,000 long-term development projects. Its publishing division helps raise awareness of life and cultures all over the world.

    10th January 2011

    Starting School

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    25th October 2007

    My First Time: Starting School

    This is one in a series of books on social issues for young children exploring first experiences. When he comes to start... More

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    4th September 2008

    Earthly Treasure

    A fascinating and interactive guide to the Earth's treasures, with superb illustrations and pop-up wizardry. Children (a... More

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    1st March 2016

    Playtime

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    8th June 2006

    Looking After Your Pet: Hamster

    This title guides the young pet owner through the essential facts of owning a hamster, from preparing for its arrival to... More

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    30th October 2006

    Homes

    "Homes" invites young readers to visit homes around the globe to see where other children live and what makes their home... More

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