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Beginners Series

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    Book 1
    Book 1

    Hail!: Ancient Greeks

    Gossip, scandal, badly behaved rulers - if you thought that celebrity culture was a symptom of the 21st century, think a... More

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    Book 2
    Book 2

    Bees and Wasps

    'Bees and Wasps' describes these amazing insects, where they live, how they grow, what they eat and the dangers they hav... More

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    Book 3
    Book 3

    Romans

    This paperback edition includes a link to download a free audio version of the book read by Sir Tony Robinson. In S... More

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    Book 4
    Book 4

    China

    Usborne Beginners are colourful information books for children beginning to read on their own. Vivid, full colour illust... More

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    Book 5
    Book 5

    Cowboys

    A new addition to the 'Usborne Beginners' series, which is designed to provide an informative introduction to non-fictio... More

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    Book 7
    Book 7

    Knights

    This non-fiction series aims to encourage children to access the wonder of the world around them. The books have two rea... More

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    Book 8
    Book 8

    Armour

    Usborne Beginners are colourful information books for children beginning to read on their own. Vivid, full colour illust... More

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    Book 9
    Book 9

    Bears

    This exploration of bears is part of a series introducing children to the wonder of the world around them. It has two re... More

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    Book 12
    Book 12

    Pigs

    Get ready for fun on the farm with these engaging titles about your favourite farm animals. From pig pens to chicken coo... More

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    Book 13
    Book 13

    Vikings

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    Book 14
    Book 14

    Rainforests

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    Book 15
    Book 15

    Elizabeth I

    A series looking at great scientists, naturalists, inventors and women leaders. Progressive levels of reading difficulty... More

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    Book 16
    Book 16

    The Solar System

    What is the surface of Mars like? Why does Venus glow in the dark? How do scientists explore faraway planets? Beginner r... More

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    Book 17
    Book 17

    Astronomy

    How do astronomers study planets, stars and galaxies? What are rovers and where have they landed? How do different teles... More

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    Book 18
    Book 18

    Farm Animals

    This exploration of farm animals is part of a series introducing children to the wonder of the world around them. It has... More

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    Book 19
    Book 19

    Rubbish and Recycling

    Usborne Beginners are colourful information books for children beginning to read on their own. Vivid, full colour illust... More

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    Book 20
    Book 20

    Penguins

    Where do penguins live? What do they eat and how do they catch their food? Beginner readers can find answers to these qu... More

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    Book 21
    Book 21

    Planes

    Usborne Beginners are colourful information books for children beginning to read on their own. Vivid, full colour illust... More

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    Book 22
    Book 22

    Weather

    What makes the wind blow? How can rain sometimes be red? Why are tornadoes like vacuum cleaners? You'll find out the ans... More

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    Book 23
    Book 23

    Cats

    Usborne Beginners are colourful information books for children beginning to read on their own. Vivid, full colour illust... More

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    Book 24
    Book 24

    Bats

    How do bats find their way in the dark? Where do they live and what do they eat? Beginner readers can find answers to th... More

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    Book 25
    Book 25

    Elephants

    This is a lively introduction to the fascinating world of elephants, complete with amazing photographs, step-by-step ill... More

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    Book 26
    Book 26

    Night Animals

    Which animals come out at night? How do they find food in the dark? Where do they go during the day? In this book you'll... More

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    Book 27
    Book 27

    Your Body

    Usborne Beginners are colourful information books for children beginning to read on their own. Vivid, full colour illust... More

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    Book 28
    Book 28

    Egyptians

    Who were the ancient Egyptians? Why did they build pyramids and how were mummies made? These and other questions answere... More

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    Book 29
    Book 29

    Antarctica

    A new addition to the 'Usborne Beginners' series, which is designed to provide an informative introduction to non-fictio... More

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    Book 30
    Book 30

    Ballet

    How do ballet dancers dance on the tips of their toes? Why do they wear tutus? Beginner readers can find answers to thes... More

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    Book 31
    Book 31

    Sharks

    What do sharks like to eat? Which shark glows in the dark? And why do some sharks never stop swimming? Young readers can... More

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    Book 33
    Book 33

    Seashore

    Which fish can breathe on land? Why do some crabs live in other animals' shells? And what happens when seabirds drink to... More

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    Book 34
    Book 34

    Tadpoles and Frogs

    How to tadpoles turn into frogs? What is the biggest frog in the world? How do frogs catch flies? In this book you'll fi... More

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    Book 35
    Book 35

    Pirates

    Who was the most famous pirate of all? What happened to pirates who broke the rules? And why did pirates sometimes prefe... More

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    Book 36
    Book 36

    How Flowers Grow

    How do flowers grow in dry deserts? How do animals help to spread seeds? Which flower smells like rottng meat? Usborne B... More

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    Book 37
    Book 37

    Eggs and Chicks

    Which bird lays the biggest egg in the world and how do tiny chicks learn to fly? Beginner readers can find answers to t... More

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    Book 38
    Book 38

    Horses And Ponies

    How do horses live in the wild? What kind of pony lives hear the North Pole? Why do horses wear shoes? These and other q... More

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    Book 39
    Book 39

    Beginners Trucks

    This exploration of trucks is part of a series introducing children to the wonder of the world around them. It has two r... More

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    Book 40
    Book 40

    Living In Space

    How do astronauts travel into space? Where do they live when they get there? What do they do all day? In this book you'l... More

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    Book 41
    Book 41

    Volcanoes

    Usborne Beginners are colourful information books for children beginning to read on their own. Vivid, full colour illust... More

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    Book 42
    Book 42

    Why Do We Eat?

    Why do you need food and what happens to it inside your body? Which foods give you energy and which ones make you fit an... More

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    Book 43
    Book 43

    Beginners Aztecs

    Who were the Aztecs? Where did they live, what did they wear and what gods did they worship? Discover the answers to the... More

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    Book 44
    Book 44

    Dinosaurs

    How big were dinosaurs and what did they eat? Which were friendly and which were scary? For children beginning to read o... More

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    Book 45
    Book 45

    Beginners Ants

    Where do ants live? What do they eat? How much weight can they carry? Little children can find out the answers to these ... More

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    Book 46
    Book 46

    Sun, Moon And Stars

    What is the Sun made of? How did astronauts get to the Moon and what did they find there? For children beginning to read... More

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    Book 47
    Book 47

    Trees

    This is a fantastic brand new addition to the "Beginners" series, designed to provide an informative introduction to tre... More

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    Book 48
    Book 48

    BEG Wolves

    Where do wolves live? What do they eat and how do they catch their food? Why do wolves howl? Find out the answers to the... More

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    Book 49
    Book 49

    Ships

    This book in the 'Usborne Beginners' series is designed to provide an informative introduction to ships for young reader... More

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    Book 50
    Book 50

    Bugs

    Usborne Beginners are colourful information books for children beginning to read on their own. Vivid, full colour illust... More

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    Book 51
    Book 51

    Snakes

    Why do snakes hiss? What do they eat? How do they shed their skin? Find out the answers to these questions and lots more... More

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    Book 52
    Book 52

    Earthquakes and Tsunamis

    What causes earthquakes? What do they feel like? What are tsunamis and why do they happen? An informative introduction t... More

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    Book 53
    Book 53

    London

    How did London become the big, bustling city it is today? When was the Underground built and what was the Great Fire of ... More

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    Book 54
    Book 54

    Digging Up the Past

    How do ancient things get buried? Who digs them up? And what do they find? Beginner readers can find answers to these qu... More

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    Book 55
    Book 55

    BEG Owls

    A fascinating introduction to owls, including nesting, hunting, living at night and camouflage. How do owls find their w... More

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    Book 56
    Book 56

    Caterpillars And Butterflies

    Usborne Beginners are colourful information books for children beginning to read on their own. Vivid, full colour illust... More

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    Book 57
    Book 57

    Planet Earth

    Usborne Beginners are colourful information books for children beginning to read on their own. Vivid, full colour illust... More

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    Book 58
    Book 58

    Poisonous Animals

    This title introduces young readers to a selection of the most interesting poisonous animals including snakes, scorpions... More

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    Book 59
    Book 59

    Under The Sea

    What lives at the bottom of the sea? What does a shark really eat? How does a sea horse swim? In this book you'll find t... More

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    Book 60
    Book 60

    Beginners Rubbish and Recycling

    Why do we need to recycle and what happens to our rubbish after it is taken away? Children can learn about the finite na... More

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    Book 61
    Book 61

    Pandas

    A simple introduction to the lives of pandas - where they live, what they eat, how they behave, why they have come so cl... More

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    Book 62
    Book 62

    Monkeys

    This is a fantastic brand new addition to the "Beginners" series, designed to provide an informative introduction to non... More

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    Book 63
    Book 63

    Trains

    A fantastic addition to the popular "Beginners" series, providing an informative introduction to the fascinating world o... More

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    Book 64
    Book 64

    Iron Age

    This simple information book charts the history of Iron Age people and how they lived, including their farming methods, ... More

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    Book 65
    Book 65

    Egyptians

    Who were the ancient Egyptians? Why did they build pyramids and how were mummies made? These and other questions are ans... More

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    Book 66
    Book 66

    Beginners Donkeys

    How do donkeys make hee-haw noises? Why do they roll in dust? What do they eat? Beginner readers can discover the answer... More

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    Book 67
    Book 67

    Beginners Animal Pack

    An intriguing introduction to the fascinating world of animals, with specially written easy-to-read text, amazing and ... More

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