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Making a Car By Althea Braithwaite
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This book offers the reader a window into the design and manufacture of a car, in this case a handbuilt Aston Martin. It follows the machine from its birth on the drawing board to a complete and... More > sophisticated vehicle thanks to it's makers skills ranging from precision engineering to upholstery & textiles. The book is written by Althea, well known for her books for young children which encompass both simple fun picture books to those which deal with the more difficult aspects of a child's life. Or, like this book, communicating complex technical subjects in a clear and easy to understand way. Tim Hunkin, who illustrated the book is known for his Rudiments of Wisdom column in the Observer. He brings to the illustration for this book a precise engineering eye combined with a witty observation of people.< Less
Making a Car By Althea Braithwaite
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This book offers the reader a window into the design and manufacture of a car, in this case a handbuilt Aston Martin. It follows the machine from its birth on the drawing board to a complete and... More > sophisticated vehicle thanks to it's makers skills ranging from precision engineering to upholstery & textiles. The book is written by Althea, well known for her books for young children which encompass both simple fun picture books to those which deal with the more difficult aspects of a child's life. Or, like this book, communicating complex technical subjects in a clear and easy to understand way. Tim Hunkin, who illustrated the book is known for his Rudiments of Wisdom column in the Observer. He brings to the illustration for this book a precise engineering eye combined with a witty observation of people.< Less
Desmond's Christmas By Althea Braithwaite
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Desmond is asked to spend Christmas with his friends the monsters. 'That sounds exciting,' he thinks, but his adventures are even better than he expects.
Desmond's Birthday Surprise By Althea Braithwaite
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Desmond is worried, he thinks his friends the monsters don't like him anymore. But the next morning he wakes to hear them singing Happy Birthday to him. They have been planning a surprise party,... More > which ends with fireworks. Desmond thinks he'll remember that birthday for the next million years!< Less
Cuthbert and Bimbo By Althea Braithwaite
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Picture book telling the story of the friendship between a giraffe and an ant, and how the giraffe saves the ant from danger.
Shapes of Things By Althea Braithwaite
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Everything has a shape. Some shapes have names. Learn the different names for shapes and find shapes in the home. Make your own pictures using different shapes.
Smith and Matilda By Althea Braithwaite
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Smith and Matilda wake up from their winter sleep and look for a snug house for the summer. Matilda may seem hard to please, but she has her reasons!
Peter Pig By Althea Braithwaite
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'Peter Pig : a gorgeous little story about a meeting between two pigs. She gives him an apple; he goes off and brings her back a rose. Joyful pictures of pig-like pigs in clean, clear line and colour... More > - no two-legged stance either; no human clothes.' The Observer Review UK.< Less
Desmond the Dinosaur By Althea Braithwaite
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Desmond was living many millions of years after his proper time, and being a shy sort of dinosaur, it was difficult to make friends. Then one day, after being kind and thoughtful, he is invited to a... More > very special party ...< Less
Sizes of Things By Althea Braithwaite
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Learn some of the many words used to talk about size. What is big and what is small? To a big ant a snail looks enormous. What looks big to you?