Catherine Chambers

36 children’s books by the writer

Anita Ganeri is an award-winning author of information books for children. Educated at Cambridge University, she has written more than 300 books, including the best-selling 'Horrible Geography' series (Scholastic Children's Books) which won a 2009 Blue Peter Book Award. She writes widely on animals and the natural world. A recent title for Raintree, A Day in the Life of Rainforest Animals: Capybara, has been shortlisted for a Maryland Blue Crab Award 2012. Anita lives in the north of England with her husband, children and assorted pets. Jilly Hunt has over 15 years experience of educational publishing. Formerly an editor for Pearson, Jilly is now a freelance children's writer and editor. She has written more than 15 non-fiction books for children and young adults. She graduated from Oxford Brookes University with BA Honours in Publishing and History of Art. She now lives in Oxfordshire with her husband two small children.

10-13 years

Dilma Rousseff

Catherine Chambers

Dilma Rousseff

What makes Dilma Rousseff extraordinary? Read this book to find out. We explore her early years, including her developing interest in events and problems in her country. We look at the road to her significant political accomplishments, peaking with her ...

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10+ years

Extraordinary Women

Nick Hunter

Extraordinary Women

What makes some famous women extraordinary? Read this series to find out. Each title explores a respected female figure's childhood, education, and their road to their accomplishments. Read about others' views on these women's lives, how life has ...

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9-11 years

Can We Protect People from Natural Disasters?

Catherine Chambers

Can We Protect People from Natural Disasters?

What turns a flood event into a flood disaster? What can be done to protect crops from pests and fire? How do scientists detect likely tornado formation inside a thunderstorm? This book discusses natural disasters such as tornadoes, hurricanes, volcanoes ...

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9-11 years

Are Humans Damaging the Atmosphere?

Catherine Chambers

Are Humans Damaging the Atmosphere?

Car, train, ship or aeroplane - which form of transport is most harmful to the atmosphere? What do farming techniques such as agrochemicals do? What is 'acid rain' and what are effects of it? This book takes a look at the ...

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9-11 years

How Effective is Recycling?

Catherine Chambers

How Effective is Recycling?

How do we end up eating plastic bags? What is 'e-waste'? How do we recycle plastics? This book discusses recycling in a world that has an increasing amount of waste, looking at how effective we are globally at recycling and ...

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9-11 years

How Harmful are Fossil Fuels?

Catherine Chambers

How Harmful are Fossil Fuels?

Is burning coal still harmful today? What is fracking? What do we do when fossil fuels run out? This book looks at the potentially harmful implications on the state of our planet from the use of fossil fuels, discussing in ...

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10-13 years

Polar Scientist

Catherine Chambers, HL Studios

Polar Scientist

Find out what's involved in becoming a polar scientist from a top researcher in the field. You'll find out about the scientist's heroes, the equipment and skills she uses, and the challenges of conducting research and experiments ...

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10-13 years

Mars Rover Driver

Scott Maxwell

Mars Rover Driver

No one has yet visited Mars - at least, no humans have. Robot rovers have explored the surface of the Red Planet, and it's the job of people on Earth to control their every movement. Find out what's involved ...

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