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Peter Riley

Peter Riley

  • 4 stars across 154 books
Peter Riley is an experienced science educational writer and former teacher with 20 years experience in primary and secondary schools. He has written extensively for the school library market, teacher resource book titles for the literacy hour and secondary 11 - 14 science text books. He also works closely with schools helping them to develop projects that ensure Year 6 children are comfortable with secondary science when they arrive in school.
3rd September 2013

The Dog That Stole Football Plays

This revised edition is now part of our Passport to Reading program! In this level 3 reader, Mike's telepathic dog Harry... MoreThe Dog That Stole Football Plays

(4 reviews) Review
21st September 2000

Kipper Story Collection

In this delightful story collection, you will find the four classic Kipper picture books: Kipper, Kipper's Toybox, Kippe... MoreKipper Story Collection

(4 reviews) Review
15th April 2015


(2 reviews) Review
11th February 2016

Ways Into Science: Seasons

A first science series that introduces young readers to basic science principles in a friendly and accessible way. Ear... MoreWays Into Science: Seasons

(1 review) Review
7th January 2008


The topics covered in this series are specifically chosen to help children to develop a sense of 'awe and wonder'. They ... MoreInventions

(1 review) Review
12th August 2010

Essential Science: Circuits and Conductors

Each Essential Science title provides all the important facts on key science topics, alongside experiments, data activit... MoreEssential Science: Circuits and Conductors

(1 review) Review
1st August 2013

Football Shorts

Big match writing from the best in the game... Billy's telling tall stories about his "famous" grandfather, Raphael sus... MoreFootball Shorts

(1 review) Review
28th September 2001

Human Body

Readers will embark on an incredible adventure into the workings of the human body in this superbly illustrated book. A... MoreHuman Body

(1 review) Review
1st August 2019


(1 review) Review
9th July 2015

Straight Forward with Science: Life Cycles

Straight Forward with Science offers a straightforward, but fun, approach to key science learning. Each book explores ... MoreStraight Forward with Science: Life Cycles

(0 reviews) Review
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