Baby Aliens Got My Teacher!


Author: Pamela Butchart
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780857632371
Category: Children's stories
Page: 164
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A laugh-out-loud funny debut that captures the craziness of primary school, where (of course!) your teacher might just be an alien and your best friend is frightened of peas.

The Spy Who Loved School Dinners


Author: Pamela Butchart
Publisher: Baby Aliens
ISBN: 9780857632579
Category: Children's stories
Page: 256
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This second, brilliantly bonkers book from the author of Baby Aliens Got My Teacher! is loaded with laughs and crazy capers!

My Head Teacher Is a Vampire Rat!


Author: Pamela Butchart
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780857632890
Category: Children's stories
Page: 265
View: 2441

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This tale sees Izzy and her friends plunged into more primary-school craziness. This time, they decide that their new head teacher is a vampire rat, based on his being slightly scary, having the blinds drawn in his office during the day and the fact he's banned garlic bread at lunchtimes. Now they just have to come up with a plan to vanquish him.

Yikes, Stinkysaurus!


Author: Pamela Butchart
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408837064
Category: Baths
Page: 26
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Yikes! Meet Stinkysaurus in this pong-fest of a picture book. Illustrated by the bestselling Sam Lloyd.

There's a Werewolf in My Tent!


Author: Pamela Butchart
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780857639066
Category: Children's stories
Page: 224
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Izzy and her friends are SO EXCITED about their school trip. They're going camping and there'll be marshmallows and no washing and everything. But then WEIRD things start happening! There's howling sounds at night, and lots of scratching, and all under a full moon... But it's when they see their new teacher's hairy legs that they KNOW! There's a werewolf on the school trip and they're all DOOMED!

Never Tickle a Tiger


Author: Pamela Butchart
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1408839024
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 32
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Izzy is always shuffling, jiggling, squirming and twitching. She just can't keep still! So when Izzy's school go on a trip to the zoo, her teacher warns her to behave. She must never wriggle, she must never fidget and she must certainly NEVER TICKLE A TIGER! But does Izzy listen? She does NOT - and what happens next throws the zoo into complete chaos. With eye-catching illustrations by the internationally acclaimed bestselling illustrator, Marc Boutavant, Never Tickle a Tiger will amaze and delight children and parents alike!

The Great Dog Disaster


Author: Katie Davies
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 144244519X
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 208
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An old dog learns new tricks in this entertaining tale from the creators of The Great Hamster Massacre. This is a story about Suzanne’s new dog, Beatrice—and how she saved us. (And how that helped save her, too…) Suzanne’s Great-Aunt Deidra has left her dog to Suzanne’s mom in her will. Suzanne is delighted they are getting a dog again, since her dad sent their last pup to live on a farm. But when Beatrice the Newfoundland arrives, she is a BIG disappointment. She’s slow, and she’s old, and she’s got serious stomach issues. Suzanne and Anna are determined to turn Beatrice into the dog of their dreams, but can their canine boot camp prevent Suzanne’s dad from sending Beatrice away too?

The Everything Machine


Author: Ally Kennen
Publisher: Scholastic UK
ISBN: 140718086X
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 368
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Eleven year old Olly has a very special delivery - a 3D printing machine, stamped with PROPERTY OF M.O.D and BRITISH SPACE AGENCY. WARNING. DO NOT TAMPER, which has magical powers... It has a name, it speaks, and it can print ANYTHING Olly asks it to - the coolest new toy, a room full of chocolate cake - but what Olly really wants is... his dad.

Cambridge International AS and A Level English Language Coursebook


Author: Mike Gould,Marilyn Rankin
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107662273
Category: Education
Page: 304
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Comprehensive student-friendly resources designed for teaching Cambridge International AS and A Level English Language (syllabus 9093 for first examination in 2015). The core aim of this Coursebook is to help students to develop and apply the key skills they need to achieve in AS and A Level English Language. They will build the skills needed for assessment through frequent activities. Divided into two distinct parts for AS and A Level studies, the book covers a wide range of reading skills, such as understanding aspects of style, voice and tone. It also addresses the conventions of key kinds of writing and spoken language, from scripted speeches to travel articles, and looks at how they can capture these conventions in their own work.

The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch (40th Anniversary Ed Ition)


Author: Ronda Armitage
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781407159669
Category: Children's stories
Page: 32
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Once there was a lighthouse keeper called Mr. Grinling. At night time he lived in a small white cottage perched high on the cliffs, and in the daytime he rowed out to his lighthouse to clean and polish the light. Every day Mr Grinling tucks into delicious lunch, prepared by his wife, Mrs Grinling. But Mr Grinling isn't the only one who enjoys the tasty food, so Mrs Grinling has to think of a way to stop the greedy seagulls from stealing the lighthouse keeper's lunch. First published forty years ago, THE LIGHTHOUSE KEEPER'S LUNCH has become a modern picture book classic and is loved by children everywhere.

Bill's New Frock


Author: Anne Fine
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781405285339
Category:
Page: 128
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A classic children's story from one of our best-loved authors, former Children's Laureate Anne Fine. The Modern Classics edition features new illustrations and bonus material. Bill Simpson wakes up to find he's a girl, and worse, his mother makes him wear a frilly pink dress to school. How on earth is he going to survive a whole day like this? Everything just seems to be different for girls . . . Perfect for readers aged 7 years and up and fans of The Boy in the Dress by David Walliams. Anne Fine's fun school stories have been delighting children for more than 20 years, winning her awards such as the Smarties Book Award and Carnegie Medal along the way.

Petunia Perry and the Curse of the Ugly Pigeon


Author: Pamela Butchart
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780857634887
Category:
Page: 224
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With kooky, cool incidental illustrations throughout, this hilarious novel about how to fit in when you don't want to conform will be adored by all.

Power, Conflict and Criminalisation


Author: Phil Scraton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134101112
Category: Social Science
Page: 265
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Drawing on a body of empirical, qualitative work spanning three decades, this unique text traces the significance of critical social research and critical analyses in understanding some of the most significant and controversial issues in contemporary society. Focusing on central debates in the UK and Ireland – prison protests; inner-city uprisings; deaths in custody; women’s imprisonment; transition in the north of Ireland; the ‘crisis’ in childhood; the Hillsborough and Dunblane tragedies; and the ‘war on terror’ – Phil Scraton argues that ‘marginalisation’ and ‘criminalisation’ are social forces central to the application of state power and authority. Each case study demonstrates how structural relations of power, authority and legitimacy, establish the determining contexts of everyday life, social interaction and individual opportunity. This book explores the politics and ethics of critical social research, making a persuasive case for the application of critical theory to analysing the rule of law, its enforcement and the administration of criminal justice. It is indispensable for students in the fields of criminology, criminal justice and socio-legal studies, social policy and social work.

The Octonauts and the Whale Shark


Author: Simon & Schuster, Limited,SIMON & SCHUSTER UK
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's
ISBN: 9780857072375
Category: Adventure and adventurers
Page: 24
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Dashi sends an urgent S.O.S to the Octopod when the underwater cave she is exploring turns out to be the inside of a whale shark! Can Banarcles, Peso and KAwazii rescue her without getting swallowed up themselves?

Interrogating Heteronormativity in Primary Schools

The Work of the No Outsiders Project
Author: Renée DePalma,Elizabeth Atkinson
Publisher: Trentham Books Limited
ISBN: 9781858564586
Category: Education
Page: 173
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The No Outsiders team, a collaboration of primary education practitioners and university researchers, has taken groundbreaking steps in addressing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality in primary schools. This book continues Trentham's commitment to challenging homophobia and heterosexism in and through education and follows Atkinson and DePalma's account of sexualities equality in children's worlds in school and beyond: Invisible Boundaries - addressing sexualities equality in children's world. In "Interrogating Normativity" they and their colleagues from the ESRC-funded No Outsiders research team explore and analyse central issues which permeate the team's challenge to gender conformity through primary education. The need for primary teachers and other professionals working with children to address equality in relation to sexual orientation and gender expression is becoming increasingly urgent in the light of recent changes in UK legislation. The Civil Partnership Act (2006), the Equality Act (2007) and new legislative requirements for ensuring the active promotion of child wellbeing, gender equality and community cohesion all place demands on schools and support services which they are ill-equipped to meet. This book fills a gap by examining how we might go about addressing these demands. "Interrogating Heteronormativity in Primary Schools" brings together the wide-ranging expertise of the project's large research team, plus a chapter by Susan Talburt. It explores key themes related to the project's work: silence and speaking out; faith and culture; leadership and role-modelling; personal and emotional investment; gay rights/liberal humanist and queer perspectives; safety and risk-taking; the possibility of a queer pedagogy; and intersections between queer theory and practice. This academic companion to the team's practice-focused book drawing on the project teachers' classroom work, "Undoing Homophobia in Primary Schools", will be essential reading for all those in primary education who are concerned to challenge this last bastion of inequality, as well as for students and researchers in sociology, cultural studies, queer studies and related fields where the underlying discourses shaping heteronormativity and gender conformity require urgent analysis in the move towards a fairer society.

The Angel of Nitshill Road


Author: Anne Fine
Publisher: Egmont UK
ISBN: 1780311648
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 96
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A classic children’s book from one of best-loved Bill's New Frock authors, former Children’s Laureate Anne Fine. Perfect for readers aged between 7 and 9 and fans of Awful Auntie and Pamela Butchart's Wigglesbottom Primary series. Until the angel came, Penny, Mark and Marigold were bitterly unhappy. ‘Fat.’ ‘Freak.’ ‘Smelly.’ Barry Hunter was bullying them and everyone at Nitshill Road School knew it. But the angel brings a clever solution. Life at school is going to be very different from now on. Anne Fine’s fun school stories have been delighting children for more than 20 years, winning her awards such as the Smarties Book Award and Carnegie Medal along the way.