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It may end up being the most comprehensive catalog of Disney content made readily available for audiences. Pol The Incredible Dr. Boogedy Mr. Magoo Mr. The book, which has yet to be published, centers on a Korean exchange student who moves to America and is set up on a number of matchmaker dates by her pushy parents. While the original version released in , audiences nowadays will recognize the Steve Martin version the most. Home Alone is one of the most iconic children's movies of the modern era, and Disney wants to bring some of that fame to its streaming service.
No details are known about the planned remake, or if any of the original cast and crew will return in either the same or different roles, but whatever happens, the movie will likely generate a lot of attention given the series' popularity. Disney continues its recent tradition of live-action remakes of their animated classics, with this take on the film being the first exclusive to debut on the streaming service. The dogs won't be CGI here. It's all real and highly trained canines in the main roles.
It spawned two sequels, both of which became runaway successes. When the pressure gets to him, it's up to his sister Noelle to find him and save Christmas. The movie, executive produced by Dan Povenmire and Jeff "Swampy" Marsh, the show's creators, will send the stepbrothers on an intergalactic journey across the galaxy to find their sister Candace, who has been abducted by aliens. The entire original cast is set to return to their voice roles. Production began on the film last year but no release date has been given yet. Regina Y. Hicks and Karin Gist have been hired to write the script for Sister Act 3, which does not yet have a release date.
The film is set to premiere in The children's comedy tells the story of Timmy and his polar bear friend who operate a detective agency together. The only way to cure the problem is for someone to venture to the nearest doctor hundreds of miles away. Hosted by Angela Kinsey from The Office , Be Our Chef will invite families from across America to compete in a Disney inspired cooking competition, wherein the finalists will have the opportunity to create a dish for the Disney Parks. The show will be available to watch within the first year of the launch.
Cinema Relics this is the working title and is subject to change is an anthology series that will take a look at the props and costumes of some of Disney's most iconic films, from Pirates of the Caribbean to Tron to Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
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Jane the Virgin star Gina Rodriguez will executive produce this original series about a year-old Cuban-American girl dealing with the pressures of middle school and the struggles that will mold her future life as the American President. Newcomer Tess Romero will play the young Elena while Rodriguez herself will be her adult counterpart.
From the creators of Netflix's award-winning culinary series Chef's Table , Earthkeepers will be a nature documentary focusing on conservationists around the world and the animals they work to look after. Disney describes Earthkeepers as "a cinematic documentary series that enters the adventurous lives of the people changing the way we see the animal kingdom. The Good Place and Frozen star Kristen Bell will be the executive producer on this documentary about a group of former high school musical cast members who reunite to perform the shows they did as teenagers.
Imagine High School Musical with a nostalgic twist. It became the most-watched Disney Channel Original Movie upon its premiere, its soundtrack was the highest-selling album of the year, it spawned two sequels one of which got a theatrical release , and it helped to make Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens bona fide stars. The series will be available at launch. This series hints at future documentaries dedicated to the making of other Disney titles and more.
Oscar-winning actress Marlee Matlin is set to star and executive produce this new half-hour family comedy about a boy growing up in the s with deaf parents. Acting as their ears and mouth to the world, he gets into all sorts of mischief as he helps them navigate the world. It will take place decades later, with an adult Lizzie living her life in New York City. The story follows Simon Spier, a closeted gay kid dealing with every day high school love, the anonymous classmate he's fallen in love with online, and the threat of blackmail. It's a big deal for Disney to develop a series with an openly gay protagonist, especially since the movie was notably the first film by a major Hollywood studio to focus on a gay teen romance.
Drew style family therapy reality TV. The show will premiere in the first year of the launch. A new competition series featuring teams of budding young scientists and engineers, Shop Class will pit students against one another to design, build and test new devices, with a panel of experts judging the final product in a battle to be crowned Shop Class Champs.
The series will be available within the first year of the platform's launch. This documentary promises to chronicle over 65 years of Walt Disney Imagineering, with new behind-the-scenes footage of Disney's parks and interviews with the people who made them. The documentary will be available to view on launch. The show will follow Goldblum as he goes full Bill Nye in explaining the wonders of science, history and the stories behind the familiar objects that fill our lives.
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Last Viking, The Josh is to stay with Nan and Pop, and he's worried because the last visit wasn't a complete success. However, Pop's book about Vikings inspires Josh and he becomes Knut, making weapons and armoury from cardboard for himself and his lively dog, Wolverine. By channelling his inner Viking, Josh is able to outwit some local bullies.
Leaf When a polar bear washes up on the edge of the wild wood, the other animals fear and avoid him. Then one day, they watch as he attempts something incredible Leap of faith Sometimes it takes more than practice to be good at something, sometimes you have to take a leap of faith. Annie desperately wants to be good at cross-country, dressage and show-jumping; all featured in a one day event. Leeza van Breeza's best idea ever When Miss Cherry tells everyone that their class project is to run a business, in pairs, Leeza is very excited and, immediately, she plans to pair up with her best friend, Teena Rafanella.
But, to her horror, Leeza finds that she has to be business buddies with nerdy, hypochondriac Joolie. Leeza Van Breeza's nail-biting idea Leeza van Breeza desperately wants to win a trophy for something. But, there's a problem, she isn't especially good at anything. When her mother asks her if she wants to win the world record for biting her nails, Leeza decides how she can get recognition.
But, this idea gets her into all sorts of trouble. Left Shoe and the foundling Left Shoe Sandburrow is a young seadog living in a seashore village. Seadogs are always born in pairs and, sadly, Left Shoe's sister died at birth. Left Shoe feels the loss deeply as the only unpaired seadog in the village. When a giant squid stops the seadogs sailing or beachcombing, which are their means of survival, Left Shoe, an unlikely hero, confronts the squid. Legend of Captain Crow's teeth, The Marty is a nine year old boy and his brother, Will, likes to tell him scary stories.
An imaginative and funny tale. Prison for Joe was never an option and he escaped often, leading the troopers on wild chases through the Moondyne Hills of Western Australia. He became known as Moondyne Joe and soon had a well-deserved reputation as an incredible escape artist, with his love for freedom and his daring exploits. Legend of rock paper scissors, The I hope you are wearing your battle pants! You've played the game. Now read the legend of the three great warriors who started it all! Rock Paper Scissors! Legend of Spud Murphy, The Grown-ups think she's the kindly, old librarian but kids know the truth.
Spud Murphy is really a gas-powered, gun-toting tyrant. Now Will and his older brother, Marty, have been ordered to spend their summer vacation in Spud's library. Legend of the Golden Snail, The Inspired by the tale of a magical Golden Snail banished to the ends of the earth by a Grand Enchanter, Wilbur sets out on a daring voyage to find the legendary snail and claim it as his own. Along the way, he encounters strange creatures and overcomes many challenges.
What he finds is not quite what he imagined. Lemonade Jones: The first day back and the zoo that comes to you Lemonade Jones likes life to be loud and exciting. But it's hard when there are rules to follow. What happens when you forget the rules and do something wrong? Lemonade Jones often gets so excited she forgets the right thing to do. Will she learn from her mistakes?
Leo da Vinci vs the ice-cream domination league Ten year old Leo is a boy with a wild imagination who invents things. He spends each afternoon with his robot, Isaac, and his pet pig, Ragnar. Together, they form Fixit International Inc, which wards off super villains and sends them to super villain prison.
With the help of his newly acquired friend, outgoing, enthusiastic Mina, they defeat the evil Ice-cream Domination League. Leonardo and the flying boy Zoro is a little boy in seventeenth century Italy, long before airplanes flew in the sky. But, Zoro is also an apprentice to the artist and inventor, Leonardo da Vinci, who is experimenting with a revolutionary flying machine. Leopards Simple, factual information about leopards, with beautifully presented photographs and illustrations.
A glossary of terms and an index are included. Let's go wild series Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books. Or, you can search for a series name or the individual titles by using the Search function on the top left hand corner of the screen.
Let's go wild: guess who's coming for dinner A tummy-rumbling look at what's on nature's menu. Learn all about the wacky things some animals eat and the extraordinary ways they find food to fill their bellies. Baby blue whales drink around two hundred litres of milk every day, an octopus will eat its own legs in order to survive and the world's largest rodent, the capybara, eats its own poo.
Let's go wild: just for the record If you think the Olympics are fantastic, just wait till you read about the incredible achievements in the animal kingdom. Just for starters, the cheetah can reach speeds of one hundred kilometres per hour in just three seconds. That's faster than a sports car accelerates. Snow leopards can jump distances of up to fifteen metres. Let's go wild: skin deep In the animal kingdom, it's what's on the outside that counts. Discover everything there is to know about animals and their skin, how they use it to attract or repel, hide or stand out, and stay cool or warm.
The catfish that has more tastebuds on its skin than we have in our mouths and the golden poison arrow frog that has enough poison in its skin to kill twenty thousand mice. Let's investigate with Nate: The solar system Ever look up at the sky and wonder how many planets there are? Or want to know how many Earths could fit within the Sun? Take a ride 3. Walk on the moon, fly with satellite, gaze at the comets, and discover why Pluto isn't a planet anymore! Let's investigate with Nate: The water cycle Ever wonder where water comes from and where it goes?
Or why sometimes it rains and sometimes it snows? Then join Nate Ball and his crack team of curious scientists as they shrink down smaller than a raindrop to see firsthand what the water cycle is all about. It's the learning adventure of a lifetime! Letters to Santa Santa is getting ready for his annual, big trip and animals from all over the world are writing to let him know what they hope to receive.
Open the envelopes and read the letters from the furry, feathery and scaly writers. Life according to Dani It's Dani's first summer vacation and the best ever. She is staying on an island with her best friend, Ella. Dad is still in hospital but he calls every day, and Ella and Dani stay busy building huts, fishing, exploring and swimming. But, when Dad turns up with his nurse, the visit is not what anyone had imagined. Life cycle of a pumpkin An in-depth look at the life cycle of the familiar pumpkin with stages explained through simple text and stunning photography.
An illustrated timeline on each page charts the lifespan of the pumpkin. Life cycle of a silkworm An in-depth look at the life cycle of the silkworm with stages explained through simple text and stunning photography. An illustrated timeline charts the stages of development of the silkworm. Life cycle of a spider An in-depth look at the life cycle of a spider with stages explained through simple text and stunning photography.
An illustrated timeline on each page shows the development of the spider. Life cycles series Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books. Life cycles: Desert Fantastic photographs and fascinating facts reveal the life cycles of ten animals that live in the desert. The life cycles link together to create three food chains that interact to create a food web. Life cycles: Forest Fantastic photographs and fascinating facts reveal the life cycles of ten animals that live in the forest.
Life cycles: Grassland Fantastic photographs and fascinating facts about animals that live in grassland habitats. Discover which creatures are at the top and bottom of three grassland food chains, and what happens to each stage of their life cycle. Life cycles: Mountain Fantastic photographs and fascinating facts reveal the life cycles of ten animals that live in the mountains. Life cycles: Ocean Fantastic photographs and fascinating facts reveal the life cycles of ten animals that live in oceans. Life cycles: Polar lands Fantastic photographs and fascinating facts reveal the life cycles of ten animals that live in polar lands.
Life cycles: Rainforest Fantastic photographs and fascinating facts reveal the life cycles of ten animals that live in the rainforest. Life cycles: River Fantastic photographs and fascinating facts reveal the life cycles of ten animals that live in rivers. Life in a rockpool A rockpool can be home for a whole community of living things. Find out how they survive and how they interact.
Contains close-up photographs, illustrations and interesting facts. Light and sound A great way to introduce the science of light and sound to young readers. Easy terminology and colour photographs explain the basics about eyes and seeing, making light, sunlight, electric light, sound and how we hear.
Lighthouse secret, The Jake and Sam venture behind the locked wooden door of the lighthouse to discover an old man involved in strange experiments. Things do not go as expected and no-one believes them because the lighthouse appears deserted. Lightning Jack At the muster in the park, Sam Tully eyed the brumbies.
As they galloped by, he saw one that stood apart. A stallion, black as midnight, with a jagged blaze on his brow. Lightning Jack is a gallant horse, a midnight horse, a horse in every dream.
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Lili backstage Lili takes the reader on a behind-the-scenes tour of a ballet company preparing for an evening performance. Lilli-Pilli's sister Lilli-Pilli's mum is having a baby and she thinks it will be a girl, but all the other animals think it will be a boy. Could Lilli-Pilli be wrong. Lily and the wizard wackoo Princess Lily's magic is not quite accurate.
Her spells produce snakes instead of cakes, so wizardly help is needed. Wackoo, the wizard, has his own plans but it is Lily's magic powers that rescue her sisters. Lily D V. So, this is one seriously mixed-up Lily D tale! For starters, Lily D is not excited about the musical. No way! And then she chooses to play a totally made up character! So weird! But it is when the doctor reports Lily D's tonsillitis is back again that things turn totally upside-down. Everyone around Lily D seems to be performing fairytale characters!
Spooky and cool! All of this makes Lily D wonder, can fairytales really help her to be brave? P Very Amazing Performer is back! She loves singing, ballet, acrobatics, tap and drama. When Lily D trains for the role of Lost Dorothy, from the Wizard of Oz, she goes out of her way to experience new things. From getting lost on the way to school, trying out a new sport to making a new friend, will all of her efforts to walk in Dorothy's shoes really help Lily D to understand that here is no place like home?
P Very Amazing Performer loves to put her acting talent to the test by walking in the shoes of the characters she is to portray. So when Lily D trains for the role of Orphan Annie, she insists on doing everything for herself. From making her own school uniform, trading her favourite possessions and sleeping out in a tent, will all her efforts to walk in Orphan Annie's shoes really help Lily D to understand what it is like to be all alone in the world, with only hope to hold on to?
P: Sweet Juliet Romeo and Juliet, from Shakespeare's play, were madly in love, but couldn't be together. Tragic fact! So when Lily D trains for the role of Juliet, she tries to learn what it's like to love someone you're not supposed to. She saves a star-crossed friendship, learns about real loyalty, and even walks in another character's shoes. But can Lily D figure out whether true love really can conquer all? Lily the elf series Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books.
Lily the elf: The elf flute Lily really wants to play her new sliver elf flute at the Grand Elf Concert. But, she can only make horrible, whiffling sounds with it. Lily wonders how on earth she will get to play in the concert. Lily the elf: The jumble sale All the elves are setting up stalls in their front gardens to sell the things they don't need any more.
But Lily doesn't want to sell any of her things- they are too precious. She has to decide whether she wants to part with her special treasures. Lily the elf: The midnight owl Lily is scared by an owl hooting at night. But, Granny isn't afraid and thinks the owl sounds friendly. After a story from Granny, some soul-searching and the promise of a twilight picnic, Lily works on being very brave. Lily the elf: The precious ring When Lily the elf finds a human's ring, she uses it as a paddling pool. However, when she realises the ring is important to someone else, Lily, her Dad and Granny devise an inventive plan to get it back to its owner.
Lily the elf: The sleepover Lily has everything ready for Fern's sleepover: books, games and cheesy acorn pie for dinner. She thinks it will her best night ever. Lily the elf: The wishing seed Something very lucky has happened to Lily. She has caught a dandelion seed and now gets to make a wish. Lily knows exactly what to wish for. But, Lily doesn't really know if dandelion seed wishes always come true.
Lily's wish Lily has a special Christmas wish but only one person can deliver it. So, she writes him a letter. After all, Christmas is all about magic. Limpopo lullaby It rains and rains and the Limpopo River bursts its banks. Josette is forced to shelter with her children in a huge tree near their village. They cling for their lives and, on the fourth day, a miracle happens. Based on a real incident in Mozambique. Lion and the mouse, The A stunning, wordless version of one of Aesop's best-loved fables about a mouse who inadvertently disturbs a lion, who lets the mouse go, and is later himself freed by the mouse from a poacher's trap.
Its wealth of visual detail provides huge scope for the pages to be turned and the story retold over and over again. Lion in Paris, A A lion has come to Paris to find a job, love and a future, having become bored with his African grasslands home. As he roams the rainy, grey streets, he becomes a little despondent at being ignored, no longer the king of all he sees. As the sun comes out, his spirits lift as the city shows him its sparkling best.
Lions Simple, factual information about lions, with beautifully presented photographs and illustrations. Lisa absolutely loves art Lisa's cat, Picasoo, gets lost within the paintings of an art gallery. Lisa traces his steps through the history of art, including Vincent van Gogh and Claude Monet. Little ballet star It's Tilly's birthday and she is going to the theatre to see the ballet, Sleeping Beauty.
It stars her Auntie Gina and Tilly is being taken backstage as a special treat. But, Auntie Gina has something even more exciting in store for Tilly. Little Blue A young boy discovers what appears to be a little, blue girl in the woods. He plays with her all day and then takes her home to his grandmother who is surprisingly thrilled to have her returned.
This beautiful picture book reveals the secret behind the little blue girl. Little blue parcel, The The little blue parcel arrives at the house of the angry Mr Twistangle and his poor wife. A journey from isolation and unhappiness to warmth, togetherness, sharing and joy. Little brainwaves investigate, The: Animals Take a spectacular journey through the world of animals, from how animal families protect, teach and feed their young to the climbing habits of an orang-utan.
Packed with brilliant photography, wonderfully wacky illustrations and amazing facts, discover everything you ever wanted to know about animals. Little dolphin When Little Dolphin is orphaned soon after birth, she is raised by other dolphins in the pod. As she grows she is taught to use the language of clicks and whistles that all dolphins use.
When Little Dolphin learns that another dolphin is in danger, she has to use all her skills to try to save it. Little elephant's song A cute little African elephant learns many tricks but cannot trumpet. He will need this to survive. His mother believes he will trumpet when he is ready.
Little Else ghost hunter Little Else leads her gang of bushrangers on a mystery loaded outback adventure with ghosts and lost cattle and mysterious outback country.
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Little Else on the run More adventures with Little Else. She finds herself in a spot of trouble as she encounters a nasty bullock driver. She's also wanted for horse rustling and becomes the leader of a gang of bushrangers. Little Else series Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books.
Little Else trick rider Have lots of fun following the adventures of Little Else as she joins a bush circus, confronts bushrangers and her grandmother. Little eskimo, The A young eskimo boy is asking the animals of the north about his future, will he become a great hunter. He asks the hare with big ears, the owl who can see from up high, and finishes with a great white moose in the middle of the great ice lake.
Little genius series Find out all sorts of interesting information about how your body works. Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books. Little old Mrs Pepperpot Waking up one morning to find you've shrunk to the size of a tiny pepperpot isn't an ordinary, everyday event for most people but, then, Mrs Pepperpot is a very extraordinary person.
Mrs Pepperpot is very small but very feisty. Little One-Inch: Other Japanese children's favourite stories, And This collection of ten short, easy to read Japanese folktales is filled with strange happenings and magic, thrilling adventures, funny discoveries, and valuable lessons. Through the pages ogres, dragons and gold magically appear. Good and bad do battle, some resorting to sneakiness, violence and deceit. Little Paws series Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books.
Little paws: Goldie makes the grade Guide Dog puppy Goldie has been with the Agresta family since she was eight weeks old. Now she's nearly fourteen months and it's almost time for her to leave and begin her final Guide Dog training. Abby is so proud of Goldie and is determined to make the most of the time they have left together. But when some cupcakes that Abby's mum has made for the school charity day go missing, it looks like Goldie is the most likely culprit!
Can Abby clear Goldie's good name? Little paws: Meg's big mystery In Meg's Big Mystery, the second book in the Little Paws series, training of four-month-old Meg is going well until she becomes sick, and must stay in the veterinary hospital until her illness is diagnosed. Meg's young trainer, Lachie, decides to apply his school research assignment to the task of solving the mystery. With the help of his best mate, Lachie puts his best detective skills to the test, backtracking Meg's weekend activities. Little paws: Ringo's road trip Ringo's Road Trip, black Labrador pup Ringo joins April, Archie and their parents as the family embarks on a road trip for a beach holiday.
The journey brings several new experiences for Ringo as he learns how to behave in the car, and how to adapt to unfamiliar environments. When Ringo and the children come face to face with a dangerous snake, the puppy shows he has what it takes to protect the humans in his care. Before she knows it, the family has a new member, eight-week-old golden Labrador, Harley. The story is rich in information about puppy training and the benefits Guide Dogs bring to the community. The Walkers soon learn they need to make some adjustments to their own busy lives to make sure Harley is properly cared for.
Little penguin: the life of Eudyptula Minor Eudyptula Minor is a little penguin, born with one tooth to parents who loved him. He stayed in their nest for ten weeks before he left home. We get to see how similar little penguin's daily habits are to human behaviour. Little people, big dreams series Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books. From her early love of logic, to her plans for the worlds first computer program, learn about Ada's life in this beautifully illustrated biography.
Little people, big dreams: Agatha Christie Learn all about Agatha Christie, who taught herself to read at the age of five, on her journey to becoming the most famous crime writer of all time. This inspiring and informative little biography comes with extra facts about Agatha's life at the back.
Little people, big dreams: Amelia Earhart Find out about Amelia Earhart, whose strong will and self-belief helped her overcome prejudice and technical problems to become the first female flyer to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. But when the Nazis came into power she was forced to go into hiding with her family. With innovative illustrations and extra facts at the back, this empowering series celebrates the important life stories of wonderful women of the world. From designers and artists to scientists, all of them went on to achieve incredible things, yet all of them began life as a little child with a dream.
Little people, big dreams: Audrey Hepburn In the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the lives of outstanding people from designers and artists to scientists. All of them went on to achieve incredible things, yet all of them began life as a little child with a dream. This inspiring and informative little biography comes with extra facts about Audrey's life at the back. Little people, big dreams: Coco Chanel Find out about Coco Chanel, from her early life in an orphanage, where she was a genius with needle and thread, to her time as a cabaret singer, hat maker, and, eventually, international fashion designer.
Little people, big dreams: David Bowie As a child, young David had a head full of songs and ideas. He was inspired by the pop and mod scenes in Britain to pick up the saxophone. After earning his stripes in some of the coolest bands in London, David splashed onto the solo scene. His songwriting talent and musical skill made him one of rock and roll's all-time greatest artists.
Little people, big dreams: Ella Fitzgerald Meet Ella Fitzgerald, one of the most influential jazz singers of all time. This mini biography charts Ella's life, from her early singing days on the streets of Harlem, to her success as a jazz legend, with the message: 'It's not where you come from, but where you're going that counts. Little people, big dreams: Emmeline Pankhurst As a child, Emmeline Pankhurst was shocked at the inequality of men and women that she saw all around her.
When she grew up, she never stopped fighting for women to get the vote, inspiring other women to demonstrate, go on hunger strike and protest for the cause. This inspiring and informative little biography comes with extra facts about Emmeline's life at the back. Little people, big dreams: Frida Kahlo Find out about Frida Kahlo, whose desire to study medicine was destroyed by a childhood accident. Frida began painting from her bed and produced over one hundred and forty works, culminating in a solo exhibition in America.
Little people, big dreams: Georgia O'Keeffe As a child, little Georgia viewed the world differently from other people. She roamed outdoors with her sketch book, while other girls played. As an adult, she painted all day. With stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, this empowering series celebrates the important life stories of wonderful women of the world.
Little people, big dreams: Harriet Tubman Little Harriet was born into slavery in Maryland and laboured in the fields from the age of But as an adult, she escaped, freeing herself before returning back to lead hundreds of enslaved African Americans to freedom with great bravery and courage. Harriet sacrificed so much of her life for others, eventually working for the army in the Civil War and then promoting women's voting rights until she retired in Auburn, New York. Little people, big dreams: Jane Austen Little Jane grew up in a big family that loved learning and she often read from her father's library.
In her teenage years she began to write in bound notebooks and craft her own novels. As an adult, Jane created stories that shone a light on the English upper classes and provided a witty social commentary of the time, creating a new dialogue for female characters in books. Little people, big dreams: Jane Goodall As an adult, Jane travelled to Tanzania to study chimpanzees in a new way - by living with them in their habitat. This is how Jane made many discoveries that people had missed. But Josephine loved to dance and perform and dreamed of being on stage.
When she grew up, Josephine defied expectations and left for Paris, where audiences fell in love with her. She fought against segregation her whole life and kept going with style, whatever was thrown in her way. Little people, big dreams: Mahatma Gandhi As a young teenager in India, Gandhi led a rebellious life and went against his parents' values. But as a young man, he started to form beliefs of his own that harked back to the Hindu principles of his childhood.
Little people, big dreams: Maria Montessori Maria grew up in Italy at a time when girls didn't receive an equal education to boys. But Maria's mother was supportive of her dreams, and Maria went on to study medicine. She later became an early years expert - founding schools with her revolutionary educational theories and changing the lives of many children. This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the educator's life.
Little people, big dreams: Marie Curie Learn all about Marie Curie, whose love of learning helped her to revolutionise the fight against cancer with her discovery of radium and polonium. This inspiring and informative little biography comes with extra facts about Marie's life at the back. Little people, big dreams: Maya Angelou Find out about Maya Angelou, from her early traumatic childhood to her time as a singer, actress, civil rights campaigner until she became one of America's most beloved writers. From an early age, she knew she wanted to dedicate herself to religion.
She was fascinated by stories of missionaries helping people and wanted to do the same. She spent the rest of her life caring for the sick and poor around the world and is now remembered as Saint Teresa of Calcutta.
This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of Mother Teresa's amazing life. He wanted to fight the thief, but a policeman told him him to learn how to box first. After training hard in the gym, Muhammad developed a strong jab and an even stronger work ethic. His smart thinking and talking earned him the greatest title in boxing: Heavyweight Champion of the World.
This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of 'The Greatest's' life. Little people, big dreams: Rosa Parks All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream. Rosa Parks grew up during segregation in Alabama, but she was taught to respect herself and stand up for her rights. In , Rosa refused to give up her seat to a white man on a segregated bus, sparking the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
Her decision had a huge impact on civil rights, eventually leading to the end of segregation on public transport. Rosa has been described as The Mother of the Freedom Movement; this inspiring story of her life features facts and photos. Little people, big dreams: Stephen Hawking When Stephen Hawking was a little boy, he used to stare up at the stars and wonder about the universe.
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It also led him to make one of the biggest scientific discoveries of the 20th century: Hawking radiation. This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the brilliant physicist's life.
Little people, big dreams: Vivienne Westwood When Vivienne was young, she wasn't sure how a working class girl from England could make a living in the art world. But after discovering her passion for design and jewellery making, she erupted onto the fashion scene with a bang. Vivienne's designs became iconic, and she became famous for letting her clothes speak for themselves.
This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the designer's life. Little people, big dreams: Wilma Rudolph Wilma was born into a family with 22 brothers and sisters, in the segregated southern states of America. She contracted polio in her early years and her doctors said she would never walk again.
But Wilma persisted with treatment, and she recovered her strength by the age of At school, Wilma showed a talent for basketball and sprinting, earning the nickname 'Skeeter' mosquito as she ran so fast. Wilma was in college when she went to the Olympics. She not only won gold in sprint events, but also broke world records with her sprinting skill. She had beaten polio to become an Olympic champion. She is a huge inspiration to many women in sports around the world.
This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the athlete's life. Little princesses series Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books. Little red fish, The Jeje and his pet fish have an adventure in the library, where his grandfather works as a librarian.
Beautiful illustrations take us into the wonderful world of being lost in a book and the ways a visit to the library can enrich our lives. Little refugee, The The author and his family nearly didn't make it to Australia. They escaped from war-torn Vietnam in an overcrowded boat, surviving a dangerous journey, with murderous pirates and terrifying storms. Life in suburban Australia was also hard for a small boy with no English and funny lunches. But, there was a loving extended family, lots of friends and always something to laugh about. Little tuatara, The The tiny island off the coast of New Zealand where the little tuatara lives is a lonely windswept place.
He makes friends with a petrel and they settle down and live in a burrow together. The petrel tells the tuatara about his ancient relatives the dinosaurs and the tuatara begins to realise how important he is. Littledog Sam and his sister have a surprise visitor at their holiday shack. They think he's cuddly and playful but Dad is not so sure. Littlest pirate and the hammerheads, The Nicholas Nosh, the littlest pirate in the world, is back in another adventure.
He has to rescue his family's treasure from Captain Hammerhead.
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But, he also has to outwit Captain Hammerhead's sharks. Littlest pirate and the stinky ship, The While Nicholas Nosh is sailing home from an expedition to get special food for his birthday party, his crew is overcome by a terrible smell. When the Golden Pudding is boarded by a band of pirates led by Captain Stinker, the dirtiest, smelliest pirate ever, Nicholas and his crew are taken captive.
Stinker's ship is so disgustingly putrid that it can overpower any other ship. Stinker wants to keep it that way, so he won't allow anything to be cleaned. But, Nicholas can see that Stinker's crew aren't very happy. Littlest pirate and the treasure map, The When Nicholas Nosh, the littlest pirate, finds a tatty, old treasure map, he is very excited. He longs to find his own treasure and Nicholas and his crew set sail for Skeleton Isle to hunt for gold.