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Make the mythology of Ancient Greece come to life for young readers through engaging stories and dramatic photos and illustrations. Discover the gods and goddesses behind the myths and the powers they used to control and change the world. There's Zeus, the king of the gods who ruled the sky, and Poseidon, the god and ruler of the seas, plus many more. Sidebars, facts and infographics help uncover how these myths influenced the culture and daily life of Ancient Greece.
Join author Galadriel Watson as she takes us on a journey of discovery--a tour of the human body's amazing abilities, featuring masters of muscle, speed demons, brain bosses, and more! Extreme Abilities is a fun and fascinating survey of what humans are capable of, with examples from around the world and throughout history. Short sketches of famous individuals, such as Louis Cyr and Usain Bolt, mixed with stories about the amazing physical feats of others not-so-famous, draw readers in and bring these astounding abilities to life in vivid color. Each chapter also features a section on how young readers can work at improving their own skills (and a section on how not to get hurt in the process), plus bite-sized related fast facts and sidebars. Easy-to-follow explanations of anatomy, physics, and other sciences are enhanced by Cornelia Li's energetic and engaging artwork, and photos throughout further help to illustrate the awesome displays of the human body at work.
The god Thoth creates seven giant scorpions to protect Isis and Horus as they flee from Set's palace. When Isis, Horus, and the scorpions arrive in a village, they need help, but a rich woman turns them away. The furious scorpions vow revenge. Will the rich woman pay for her selfish ways?
Get spooked as you compare and stare at some of the scariest monsters on the planet. Fun facts will keep kids reading, interested--and scared!
A never-seen-on-screen series of original exciting adventure books featuring Ant, Fontaine, Kaiko and William, the stars of CBBC's number one programme The Deep, for 7+ readers. Watch the action, read the adventure! The sea is deep and full of secrets ... The Nektons have been caught in a cyclone! The family of daring underwater explorers manages to reach the shore of an island in the Arafura Sea. But something doesn't seem right. It looks like someone has been tampering with the Aronnax ... A secret discovery has caught the attention of a new enemy who will stop at nothing to get their hands on it. With danger lurking around every corner, can the Nektons escape using only their wits and their bravery? Perfect for fans of Beast Quest, Sea Quest and Ninjago
Make the mythology of Ancient Rome come to life for young readers through engaging stories and dramatic photos and illustrations. Discover the gods and goddesses behind the myths and the powers they used to control and change the world. There's Jupiter, who ruled from the Roman pantheon and defended the state, and Neptune, the powerful god of the sea, plus many more. Sidebars, facts and infographics help uncover how these myths influenced the culture and daily life of Ancient Rome.
If a microwave explodes or there are bubbles all over the bathroom floor, it's bound to have been because of Alfie Braithwaite. Only Alfie swears that it's all the fault of Dave, the terrible gremlin that lives in his sock drawer. But one day Dave really does appear and starts to wreak more havoc than even Alfie could have imagined! Will Alfie catch Dave? And will Alfie's parents ever believe that it really wasn't him? This mischievous and thought-provoking adventure from best-selling and award-winning author Joanna Nadin is perfect for children who are learning to read by themselves and for Key Stage 1. It features engaging illustrations from Pauline Reeves and quirky characters young readers will find hard to resist. Bloomsbury Young Readers are the perfect way to get children reading, with book-banded stories by brilliant authors like Julia Donaldson. They are packed with gorgeous colour illustrations and include inside cover notes to help adults reading with children, as well as ideas for activities related to the stories. Book Band: Lime Ideal for Ages 6+
Stories about spooky ghosts haunting the living have been around for thousands of years. Take young readers on a trip through time to learn about ancient and medieval lore about ghosts. Then explore how ghost stories have changed over time until they became the lonely and restless spirits often seen in today's popular culture.
For true believers only, a lavishly illustrated reproduction of a
legendary volume by the world's most distinguished dragonologist.
Don't let it fall into the wrong hands
'Here be dragons' might have been a mapmaker's warning of danger, but today it is a call to action to high-interest reading From ancient dragon legends to real world dragons, this magical series will captivate even the most struggling reader.
"National Geographic Everything Mythology" is jam packed with
fascinating facts and awe-inspiring imagery that brings your
favorite fierce mythological heroes to life, introducing kids to
gods of ancient worlds, including Greek, Norse, Chinese, America
Indian, African cultures, and more. Packed with facts, colorful
illustrations, and infused with humor, this fun journey through
ancient lore will keep kids fascinated with every turn of the page.
Does the patch of stormy sea between the tip of Florida, Puerto Rico and Bermuda hide a dark and frightening secret? For decades, there have been cases of ships and aircraft that seem to vanish in this part of the Atlantic Ocean. Others have reported strange occurrences, such as clocks and navigational instruments failing. Can science solve the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle? Using the scientific method to evaluate the evidence, this book attempts to find out!
Tales of mysterious and alluring mermaids have been told for thousands of years. Are they all just myths and legends, or could some of these stories be true? Using the scientific method to evaluate the evidence, this book attempts to find out!
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