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  • 4 stars across 30 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.
    26th September 2013

    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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    4th September 2006

    Jonathan Swift's Gulliver

    A prize-winning edition of one of the best-loved stories in English literature. This magnificent edition of Jon... 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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    9th September 2014

    Can We Save the Tiger?

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

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    1st October 2000

    Emperor's Egg

    The Emperor penguin is the only large animal to remain on the Antarctic mainland throughout its bitterly inhospitable wi... More

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    5th July 2018

    Caterpillar and Bean: A Science Storybook about Growing

    The perfect introduction to growing and life-cycles for young children. A caterpillar hatches from a tiny white... More

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    4th October 2018

    The Squirrels' Busy Year: A Science Storybook about the Seasons

    The perfect introduction to seasons and weather for young children. It's winter. It's cold! The squirrels are d... More

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    3rd September 2019

    The Animal Awards

    Celebrate the most spectacular species in the animal kingdom with this amazing book of animals, illustrated by Tor Fre... More

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    7th November 2019

    A World of Plants

    A stunningly illustrated guide to the fascinating world of plants and botanical history. Discover incredible fa... More

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