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Reading for Pleasure is central to our vision here at Raintree. We’re delighted to offer a wide range of fiction and non-fiction titles covering high interest topics to help engage even the most reluctant readers. Check out some of our spotlighted titles below, or browse our full range here.

Dinosaurs

Dinosaur Detectives

Have you ever wondered what dinosaurs ate or where they lived? With this high-interest series, children will get a closer look at the amazing dinosaurs that once roamed the Earth millions of years ago. Containing interesting facts and beautiful illustrations, this text is carefully levelled and perfect for early readers.

 

This series includes:

  • Moschops and Other Ancient Reptiles
  • Tyrannosaurus and Other Cretaceous Dinosaurs
  • Stegosaurus and Other Jurassic Dinosaurs
  • Herrerasaurus and Other Triassic Dinosaurs
  • Archaeopteryx and Other Flying Reptiles
  • Placodus and Other Swimming Reptiles

 

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Arts and Crafts

Awesome Art

Inspire your inner artist. This imaginative and creative series features projects created with cheap materials, most of which may be laying around at home. With easy-to-follow instructions and each project clearly outlined, children will enjoy hours of fun exploring the world of art.

 

This series includes:

  • Nature Art
  • Sand Art
  • Paper Art
  • Junk Art

 

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Space

Mystery Solvers

The Mystery Solvers series allows children to dive into unsolved mysteries that have intrigued people for years. They will learn about fascinating lost worlds, ancient treasures, lost kings and alien sightings. Encouraging critical thinking and reasoning, children will use the evidence to decide what they believe.

 

This series includes:

  • Incredible Hoaxes
  • Forgotten Kings and Kingdoms
  • Atlantis and Other Lost Civilisations
  • Ancient Tombs and Hidden Treasures
  • Aliens, UFOs and Other Mysteries From Space
  • The Bermuda Triangle and Other Deadly Places

 

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Animals

Whose Is This?

Who has those eyes? Who has that tail? A fun photo-guessing game that challenges young readers to figure out which animal they are seeing in the images. Each image will only show parts of an animal and it’s down to the children to decipher who these features belong too. This series will develop problem solving and spark scientific thinking!

 

This series includes:

  • Who hears with these eyes?
  • Who sees with these eyes?
  • Who wiggles this tail?
  • Who sniffs with this nose?
  • Who walks with these feet?
  • Who chomps with these teeth?

 

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Sports

Natural Thrills

Exciting. Exhilarating. Thrilling. Extreme sports are not for the faint hearted. The Natural Thrills series features some of the most intense sports nature has to offer. Watch high liners walk a tightrope between cliff edges. Learn about the first person to climb Yosemite’s El Captain with no ropes. Discover your own ‘adrenalin buzz’. Do you have what it takes?

 

This series includes:

  • Freeriding and Other Extreme Motocross Sports
  • Freeskiing and Other Extreme Snow Sports
  • Surfing and Other Extreme Water Sports
  • Downhill Skateboarding and Other Extreme Skateboarding

 

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