May Picks for Schools
18th April 2019
Middle Grade Fiction
The Wild Folk Rising: The City Brothers thought the Country a barren place. Now they know it's teeming with star gold, Country girl Comfrey and City boy Tin must save the magical Wild Folk from their evil clutches and protect the land they love.
The sequel and finale in The Stargold Chronicles; a magical fantasy adventure rooted in folklore, nature and mythology.
Girls at War: When Josie goes to stay with her cousin Edith, she's glad to be starting a new life away from the shame that has haunted her family since her brother chose not to fight in the war. But Edith's friends keep teasing a shy classmate, and when the bullying goes too far Josie faces a dilemma: if she takes a stand, will Edith tell everyone her secret?
A new addition to the 6 Chelsea Walk series, Girls at War is a deeply moving account of one girl's quiet courage set amidst the terror of the Blitz during the Second World War.
Animals and Wildlife
Enter the world of bugs and butterflies in this visually stimulating flap book. With lots of amazing bug facts, including how ants build their complex colonies and how caterpillars turn into butterflies, Lift-the-Flap Bugs and Butterflies is the perfect addition to any Key Stage 2 science classroom.
Help children on their way to becoming maths stars with this fun-packed book, bursting with multiplying and dividing activities. Featuring puzzles to solve and colouring in, the Multiplying and Dividing Activity Book also includes spaces for working out, extra practice pages, quick quizzes and sticker rewards.
Usborne Key Skills
Written to support the National Curriculum, our Key Skills series is ideal for helping children to gain confidence in the skills they are learning at school, and is perfect for providing that extra support at home.