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Top 5 Children's Bestsellers

 

Sarah Brennan, Charly Cheung

Maggie loves hanging out with her best friends Methuselah (her talkative African Grey parrot) and Edmund (the richest boy in Hong Kong), but she loathes attending boring parties with her high-flying mum and dad! Little does she know that a Family Fun Day at Government House will trigger a thrilling adventure involving one of Hong Kong's greatest mysteries: what happened to the immensely valuable Chater Collection, which was hidden on the eve of the Japanese invasion in World War Two? A funny, exciting story for pre-teens set in one of the world's most exotic cities, where cultures meet and risks are for the taking! For readers aged 8 to 12 who love mystery, history and adventure! With 80+ illustrations.

Format: Paperback      Pages: 220     ISBN: 9789887554608     Price: £9.99     Publisher: Blacksmith Books


Chimpanzee (Jane & Me)

Jaye Garnett

Follow Jane Goodall's beloved wild chimpanzees, Flo and Fifi, through the rainforest of Gombe, Tanzania, and meet other fascinating great apes in this interactive lift-a-flap board book. Discover their preferred habitat, favourite foods, grooming techniques, common personality traits, and exciting facts about chimpanzees and their babies in this fun and educational sturdy board book designed for your curious little reader. Simple sentences reinforce language structure while grasping and lifting the sturdy flaps helps develop fine motor skills. A lively, educational chimp introduction both babies and toddlers will adore that strengthens one's love for animals and teaches empathy. A must for little animal lovers!Collect the entire Jane & Me series!When children learn about animals and the environment, they begin to understand that everything is connected - and that they can make a difference in this world. Jane & Me books plant seeds for understanding, love, care, and most importantly, hope. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this book goes to support the Jane Goodall Institute. The Jane & Me brand is also a member of 1% for the Planet - a global network whose members contribute at least one percent of their annual sales to environmental causes. Love - Build a foundation of love and respect for animals. Learn - Learn facts about animals to spark interest in nature. Care - Discover how animals live and how to help them. Hope - Grow into a naturalist who protects the planet.

Format: Boardbook     Pages: 14     ISBN: 9781646380732     Price: £6.99     Publisher: Cottage Door Press


The Forest - A Poster Book to Understand Everything about the World

Emmanuelle Grundmann, Gal Weizman

Welcome to a walk in the forest! Page after page, this book folds out to reveal the secrets of trees, animals, and plants, from the canopy to the underground world. Discover the badger’s cozy home, the structured workload of the ants, who eats what and who eats whom, and finally how all the animals and plants work together to preserve the woodland. Have fun along the way finding the animals hidden in the pages, and at the end of the journey discover a giant poster! More than 2 feet wide!

Format: Hardback      Pages: 18     ISBN: 9780764360992      Price: £13.99     Publisher: Schiffer Kids


Junk Drawer Chemistry - 50 Awesome Experiments That Don't Cost a Thing

Bobby Mercer

There's no need for expensive, high-tech lab equipment to conduct chemistry experiments-you probably have all you need in your home junk drawer. Turn an old LED flashlight into an Energy Drink Tester using aluminum foil and electrical tape. Mix cornstarch and water to make Non-Newtonian Goo. Use a 9-volt battery and thumbtacks to break water molecules into hydrogen and oxygen. Create edible Sweet Crystals from a saturated sugar solution. Or construct your own Three-Penny Battery from galvanized washers, pennies, vinegar, and scrap cardboard. Here are more than 50 great hands-on experiments that can be performed for just pennies . . . or less. Each project has a materials list, detailed step-by-step instructions with illustrations, and a brief explanation of the scientific principle being demonstrated-atoms, compounds, solutions, mixtures, reactions, thermodynamics, acids and bases, and more.

Format: Paperback     Pages: 224     ISBN: 9781613731796     Price: £13.99     Publisher: Chicago Review Press


ArchiPop

ArchiPop

Architecture and culture combine for a truly unique building experience! A complete kit guides you through building infinite "archipop" buildings representing pop culture's influence on how the world is constructed around us. Inspired by artist Hundertwasser, this box has 10 cardboard sheets containing more than 85 pieces to detach and assemble. Complete with a booklet presenting 16 original models to reproduce easily with the help of step-by-step directions and unlimited possibilities to create freely with the use of your imagination!

Format: Mixed media     Pages: 16     ISBN: 9780764360343     Price: £22.99     Publisher: Schiffer Kids