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  • 5 stars across 31 books
    Martin Jenkins, a conservation biologist by trade, has written numerous children's books about the natural world. His books for Walker include The Story of Money, Fabulous Frogs and Exploring Space (coming in 2017). His book about penguins, The Emperor's Egg, won the Times Educational Supplement Information Book Award. Martin lives in Cambridge.
    27th September 2004

    The Best Christmas Present in the World

    In The Best Christmas Present in the World, War Horse author Michael Morpurgo revisits the trenches to tell the haunting... More

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    1st February 2001

    Chameleons Are Cool

    A non-fiction picture book about chameleons written from a very personal viewpoint, mixing fact with feelings, encouragi... More

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    1st June 2010

    Read And Discover: Grandma Elephant's In

    This is one of a new series of books, Read and Discover, designed to encourage children to learn about the world as they... More

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    1st October 2007

    Ape

    This is an awe-inspiring picture book about the world's great apes. Orang-utan, Chimp, Bonobo, Gorilla - the great apes ... More

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    1st January 2017

    Can We Save the Tiger?

    A visually stunning and informative picture book about the world's endangered animals. Tigers are big, beautiful and fi... More

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    6th December 2010

    Fly Traps! Plants that Bite Back

    One of a new series of books, Read and Discover, designed to encourage children to learn about the world as they learn t... More

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    1st September 2007

    Titanic

    The Titanic sets sail in this tremendous pop-up masterpiece! On 14 April 1912, the largest and finest ocean liner of the... More

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    22nd July 2014

    The Story of Money

    A funny, philosophical book about the universal subject of money. In the Yap Islands in the South Pacific it can be a s... More

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    1st October 2015

    Fabulous Frogs

    A bright, funny Nature Storybook about all kinds of frogs from prize-winning author Martin Jenkins, stylishly illustrate... More

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    • Can We Save the Tiger?

      Can We Save the Tiger?

      Perfect way to introduce endangered and extinct animals to children. The illustrations are soft, detailed and evocative, although there is a lot of te...

    • Read And Discover: Grandma Elephant's In

      Read And Discover: Grandma Elephant's In

      A nice way to learn about elephants as this book is a mixture of a story and facts. My little ones enjoyed learning about the hierarchy of an elephant...

    • Chameleons Are Cool

      Chameleons Are Cool

      An interesting book about chameleons told from the perspective of a boy who's loves them. It's got lots of facts about them that my little ones found...