STEM

Anjan Sarkar – Agent Asha

Computer code just got dangerous in this action-packed new spy adventure series illustrated by Anjan Sarkar.

Asha Joshi has the perfect excuse not to finish her homework. She’s just been recruited to join the top-secret Children’s Spy Agency. Her first mission: SAVE THE WORLD. Can she do it?

‘Agent Asha: Mission Shark Bytes’ is available in July from Walker Books. The story is a great way to engage young readers in coding, critical-thinking and STEM. It is mapped onto key National Curriculum Computing KS1 and KS2 concepts including algorithms, conditionals and debugging.

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Christiane Engel – Space Quest

3… 2…1… BLAST-OFF! Christiane has illustrated ‘Build-a-Story Cards – Space Quest’ for Barefoot Books. This deck of 36 wordless cards features fantastical spaceships, planets, astronauts and aliens.

The cards also present problems to solve and tools for creative solutions, encouraging critical thinking skills and laying the building blocks for lifelong STEM learning.

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Freya Hartas – Slow Down

Freya Hartas has illustrated ‘Slow Down: Bring Calm to a Busy World with 50 Nature Stories’.

This superb new book inspires a love of the natural world through slowed-down spreads featuring a cresting wave, hatching chick and bee pollinating a flower. Freya’s beautifully detailed artwork encourages you to slow down and take in all the magical transformations happening right in front of you.

Available from Magic Cat this April.

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