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Rebecca Rissman

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Rebecca Rissman

  • 5 stars across 213 books
    Rebecca Rissman is an award-winning children's author and editor. Her writing has been praised by School Library Journal, Booklist, Creative Child Magazine, and Learning Magazine. She has written more than 200 books about history, culture, science, and art. She lives in Chicago, Illinois with her husband and two daughters. She enjoys yoga, reading, and cooking.


    Publication Date


    9th July 2020


    A beautiful story about sadness, depression and hope. Blue lives in the darkest depths of the forest. He has l... More

    (2 reviews)
    6th July 2012


    Do you hear that sound? Buzz! Buzz! Buzz! Buzz! It's a bee! Covered in black and yellow fuzz! This book uses simple rhym... More

    (2 reviews)
    27th February 2007

    Simple Machines

    (1 review)
    1st October 2008


    (1 review)
    8th May 2014


    Is it time to eat? What actions do you see? This beautiful picture book will delight readers with vibrant photos of food... More

    (1 review)
    10th August 2012

    Counting at the Park

    Learn to count to 10 with this fun, interactive book! Each page features one or more numbers, and then asks the reader t... More

    (0 reviews)
    26th August 2011


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    15th May 2011

    Using Money

    'Using Money' introduces learners to the concepts of currency, exchange, goods and services, and global diversity. Reade... More

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    13th February 2014

    Going on a Trip: Comparing Past and Present

    Read Going on a Trip to learn how travel has changed over time! Photographs and clear text compare and contrast modern a... More

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    Series by
    Rebecca Rissman

    Tiger Talk

    Say What You See

    I Can Count!

    Dover Coloring Books

    Understanding Money

    Comparing Past and Present

    Colours All Around Us

    Acorn: Real Size Science

    What Would You Do?

    Natural Science


    Read Me!: Legends of the Sea

    Physical Science

    Picture This!

    Acorn Plus:

    Early Years: I Can Count!

    Cats Rule!

    Early Years:

    Your Money!

    I Spy

    How Have Things Changed?

    Early Years: Everyday Alphabet

    Acorn: The Five Senses

    Animal Spikes and Spines

    Acorn: Spot the Shape

    Everyday Alphabet

    Read and Learn: Night Safari

    Acorn Plus: Natural Science

    Night Safari

    Flying colours

    Go Facts

    Eddie and Ellie's Opposites

    Acorn: Families

    Ignite: The Coolest Jobs on the Planet

    The Coolest Jobs on the Planet

    Dinosaur Fact Dig

    Acorn: a World of Field Trips

    Little Critters

    Read and Learn: is it Living or Non-Living?

    Early Years: Say What You See

    Acorn: Animal Spikes and Spines

    Acorn: What Would You Do?

    Get into Character

    Creepy Crawlies

    A World of Field Trips

    Top Tips

    Moving Up with Science

    Read Me!: Mythical Creatures

    Humans and Our Planet

    Real Size Science

    Young Oxford Library of Science

    Acorn Plus: Geography

    Is It Living or Non-Living?

    Read Me!: Top Tips

    Early Years: Creepy Crawlies

    Acorn: We are All Different

    Early Years: Colours All Around Us

    Top Sports Tips

    Engage Literacy Grey

    Animal Rulers

    Putting the Planet First

    Acorn: Money Around the World

    Acorn Plus: PSHE and Citizenship

    Acorn: Spot the Shape!


    Amazing Animal Architects


    Captured Television History

    Dance Today

    3D Chillers!