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Usborne Beginners are highly illustrated non-fiction books with easy reading text and exciting photographs and artwork. Beginners Plus are longer books with stunning illustrations and concise text to appeal to readers who prefer facts to fiction.

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A beautiful book about flowers for young children to read themselves. With very simple, easy text and delightful illustrations by Samara Hardy, this is perfect for beginner readers or for adults to share with pre-readers. They’ll find out lots about flowers, including how they grow, the insects that visit them and how plants make fruits and seeds.


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Where do ants live? What do they eat? How much weight can they carry? This insightful look into the world of ants introduces beginner readers to an ant's anatomy, their habitats, how they keep safe from predators, and more. With simple text, detailed illustrations and colourful photographs on every page, and internet links to video clips and more information.


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What are drones? How do they fly? Could a drone space rover reveal the secrets of distant planets? How can a fire-rescue drone save lives? This fascinating introduction to drones has simple text, colourful illustrations and detailed photographs, with internet links to carefully selected websites with video clips and more information.


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Lift-the-flap picture atlas"Tremendous visual appeal of a quality that is unmatched by other early reading series. No Key Stage 1 classroom should be without the whole set."

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