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Get children excited about science with this essential, encylopedic introduction to physics, chemistry, and biology.
What makes a firework bang? How do plants use sunlight to make food? What is the mysterious force that makes a magnet cling to your refrigerator? With astonishing images, simple graphics, and crystal-clear text Science A Children's Encyclopedia will explain the answers to all these questions, and many, many more.
Find out how chemistry begins with matter - the stuff we and our world are all made of - and the building blocks of atoms, so super-small there are about one million, million atoms on the dot of this "i". The science of physics explains forces, energy, light, electricity, and magnetism. Forces are the hidden power behind everything on Earth, and the Universe beyond. It's the force of gravity that keeps you stuck on Earth's surface, so it's pretty important to understand. Biology is all about how living things work, from tiny germs, to giant trees, to you! Did you know your amazing body has more than 1,000 parts, including bones, muscles and other organs?
Packed with the essential information that every curious child needs to understand how our extraordinary world works, Science A Children's Encyclopedia should be in every family library.
When young Jack Kennedy's little sister gets tired of playing, Jack suggests a a sail. Within moments Jack is steering the small chip toward Osterville to say hello to Captain Manley. Under darkening clouds the two children head back home -- but they do not make it before a storm hits, threatening their lives. Is young Jack a good enough sailor to bring his sister home to safety?
Simple, rhyming text introduces eleven animals and the surprising tools they use, including an octopus that hides in a coconut, a dolphin that protects its nose with a sponge, and a deer that bedecks its antlers with heaping piles of mud and grass. Secondary text offers further information about these crafty creatures.
From the bestselling author of Tips and Traps When Buying Your Home
Robert Irwin has been one of the nations top real estate authors for more than 20 years. His 1991 bestseller, How to Find Real Estate Bargains, continues to be one of the most popular guides to finding real estate bargains and buying them at rock-bottom prices. Thoroughly updated and revised, this new edition is for reader in the market for a bargain home for themselves or as an investment for resale profit.
Irwin fills readers in on everything they need to know to quickly decide if a propertys potential payoff outweighs its risks. With nearly 50 percent all-new material, the second edition features new chapters on:
Discover everything you've ever wanted to know about space in a stellar book for aspiring experts, featuring exclusive astronomical insights and info from National Geographic explorer and astrophysicist Munazza Alam! Ready to go on an out-of-this world adventure? Travel across the Milky Way and into new galaxies to explore every corner of space so YOU can become an absolute expert. Get up close to the sun and moon, asteroids and comets. Learn about the Oort Cloud, supernovas, black holes, and rockets and other spacecraft. Discover the incredible work of astronauts, astronomers, physicists, and other cool space scientists. On this journey across the universe, you'll make your way from our familiar home here on Earth to planets and solar systems that are many light years away. Rub elbows with the stars on this cosmic adventure complete with special features, sidebars, wacky trivia, and more.
The cool story of volcanoes will intrigue kids and adults alike. Hot melted rock from the middle of our planet forces its way up through cracks in the Earth's crusts, exploding violently and sometimes unexpectedly in volcanic fury that can terrorize populations for months, even years. Anne Schreiber's narrative gives readers a little of the science, a little of the history, and a lot of the action. National Geographic photography fires the imagination on dramatic spreads alive with vivid images of lava, ash, molten rock, weird rocks, and steaming seawater.
Scared of speaking in public? You're not alone! This accessible guide, written by a former teacher and poetry slam coach, will help tweens and teens find their voice! If you have weak, wobbly knees and a pounding heart when you face an audience--don't worry, that's good! Joy Jones is here to show teens and tweens that stage fright is your friend. With its funny, friendly, slightly irreverent approach, Fearless Public Speaking helps young people feel more comfortable and confident in front of a crowd. Jones covers it all, from how to write and organize your speech, to how to deliver it and use audiovisual equipment, to how to troubleshoot when things go wrong.
Have you heard the one about the flying monk? Do you know how your bike works? What's the fastest animal on Earth? From fantastic flying machines and brave explorers of the world to special effects in the sky and gentle giants under the sea, this beautifully illustrated fact book takes your hand and helps you to understand the world around you. Perfect for little thinkers who like big ideas!
Dive into the amazing world of cars, from the oldest classic cars to record-breaking vehicles, supercars, and the cars of the future.
Get behind the wheel of 160 different types of cars, from hatchbacks and saloons to hybrids and vintage cars, and even explore the exhilarating sport of car racing. From the classic Ferrari 250 GT SWB to today's tiniest electric cars, find out how cars work and the mysteries of the car engine. With dozens of facts at your fingertips and bite-sized chunks of information, learning about cars becomes even more fun.
With amazing encyclopedic stats, engaging photographs and genius gem facts, DK Pocket Eyewitness Cars will help you explore cool cars from every era.
Perfect for school projects and homework assignments as well as for young car enthusiasts, DK Pocket Eyewitness Cars will tell you everything you need to know about cars in one pocket-sized book.
An enticing slipcased 3D foldout of London's most celebrated sites
makes the perfect gift or memento for Anglophiles or travelers to
Explore the LEGO® Star Wars™ galaxy with this visual guide to the minifigures, vehicles, and sets from the entire Star Wars saga. Discover every detail of the Millennium Falcon, look around the Death Star, examine Poe Dameron's X-wing starfighter, and find out about all your favourite LEGO Star Wars minifigures-from Rey to Darth Vader. Learn how the awesome sets are created in the Beyond the Brick chapter, which features concept art and an interview with the LEGO Star Wars creative team.
The LEGO Star Wars Visual Dictionary - New Edition has been fully updated and expanded to cover the latest LEGO Star Wars sets, and to tell you everything there is to know about LEGO Star Wars. The book also comes with an exciting exclusive LEGO Star Wars minifigure!
©2019 The LEGO Group. © & TM 2019 Lucasfilm Ltd.
Previous edition: 9781409347309
Spin into the action-packed world of LEGO (R) NINJAGO (R)! Meet the skilled ninja and their loyal teach, Master Wu, the Sons of Garmadon and the ninja's fearsome dragons. Explore the secrets of NINJAGO City, the Temple of Resurrection, Garmadon's volcano lair, Destiny's Bounty and the Ninja Nightcrawler. Discover the minifigures' amazing weapons and mechs, how LEGO NINJAGO set are created, and much more! (c)2019 The LEGO Group.
Christopher Paolini's internationally bestselling Inheritance series is an undisputed fantasy phenomenon, which has sold millions of copies in dozens of languages around the world, and has sparked the imaginations of countless children and adults. The Inheritance Almanac is a fascinating companion to the series: an A-Z guide to the exciting world of Eragon and Saphira, for both loyal fans and those who are new to these epic adventures. Where did the Dragon Riders, the Ra'Zac and the Dwarves all originally come from? What is the secret of the magic behind Brom's tomb? What is the history behind Roran, Elva, Selena, Angela - and many more? Packed with the intricate details that make this world so real and yet so magical, with hundreds of entries arranged alphabetically, this is the definitive guide to one of the most popular fantasy series of recent years.
Gold Winner for the Best New Book in the Smallish Design Awards 2017. Silver Winner for the Best Children's Book in the Junior Design Awards 2017. Take a walk on the wild side with this exciting children's book that takes you on a nature-packed journey into the animal kingdom. Part of the popular My Encyclopedia of Very Important... series, this visually stunning encyclopedia for kids is a beautiful gift package with a padded jacket, and is something every young animal lover will want to own. Easily accessible to young readers through a balance of striking, colourful images and conversational, age-appropriate text, this animal encyclopedia will tap into every child's natural curiosity and answer all their biggest wildlife questions. Bursting with fun animal facts and photographs, My Encyclopedia of Very Important Animals includes everything from an in-depth exploration into different types of animals as well as what they eat and where they live, to detailed profiles of amazing animals such as polar bears, chameleons, orangutans, and much, much more - making it the perfect book for children who love animals.
A delightful picture book retelling the parable of the lost sheep. Follow the little lamb as it wanders off unaware of how far from home it goes. Delight at the joy and relief when the little lamb hears the sound of the Shepherd's voice, who has come to find it.
Find out about bones, breathing, blood, and the brain in this brilliant mini book about how the human body works.
Pocket Eyewitness Human Body is the perfect guide for curious children who want to know everything about the body and its inner-workings. Bite-sized chunks of information, amazing images, and clear, informative diagrams show you what lies underneath your skin, and make learning fun.
Did you know that, weight for weight, bone is five times stronger than steel? Or that the fastest nerve signals travel up to 350 km/h (220 mph), and that laughing is good for your health? You didn't? Then you need Pocket Eyewitness Human Body to fill you in on the amazing stats and fun facts about your incredible body.
Join Harriet, Darwin's pet tortoise, and Milton, Schrodinger's indecisive cat on a time-travelling quest of discovery, unravelling scientific exploration and religious beliefs and how they fit together. Throughout the centuries humans have been looking for answers to BIG questions - how did the universe start? Is there a God behind it? Has science explained away the need for a God, or can faith enhance scientific discovery? On this adventure, Harriet and Milton are investigating the beginning of the modern scientific age - experiment with Boyle and Hooke, and meet Newton. Step into Harriet and Milton's time machine, bring some snacks, and enjoy this curious quest of discovery. Written by Julia Golding, winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2006, and the Nestle Smarties Book Prize 2006.
When? Where? What? Why? This stimulating and comprehensive encyclopedia for children provides answers to all the questions kids love to ask.
Each chapter is jam-packed with maps, charts, timelines, diagrams, beautiful images and amazing facts. Did you know, for example, that a single drop of blood contains around five million blood cells? Or that there are areas of desert in all seven of Earth's continents?
Prepare to build your knowledge on a wide range of topics - including Earth and beyond, plants and animals, history and politics, science, technology, and the human body - arranged thematically with more than 9,000 indexed entries and 2,500 colourful images. Cross-reference icons encourage children to explore and discover linked information, feeding their curiosity and building their general knowledge.
The New Children's Encyclopedia, which has sold almost 500,000 copies worldwide since 2009, has now been fully updated in line with the latest knowledge and research. Developed, written, and checked by experts this is the must-have reference book for every child's library.
Keep enquiring young minds busy with these detailed depictions of Bible history, and a glimpse behind the scenes - lift the flaps on every page to see what's happening! Brief text explains the setting and references events and stories from the Bible. A fascinating flap book full of bustling scenes and information. Scenes included are: Abraham in Canaan, The people of Israel in Egypt, Moses and the tabernacle, At home in Canaan, A kingdom and a city, The Assyrian attack, Babylon, Jerusalem in the time of Jesus
Where would you find the largest tortoise in the world? What is a blue-footed booby? Who discovered the Galapagos? In Focus: Galapagos Islands has the answers!
In Focus is a cool information series that's perfect for curious kids. These fun books feature modern, magazine-style pages, including top 10 lists, fast facts, quickfire quizzes and more! With pages packed with vivid photography and fun facts, kids will have fun learning about the world around them!
Each In Focus book features a contents page, glossary and index.
Perfect for anyone who wants to know more about their favourite stars. Tapping into the incredibly successful vlogging trend, VLOG IT! presents all the info on the most popular vloggers, videos, and more: categorized, rated and gathered into one awesome book. Featuring up-to-date news on Zoella, Alfie Deyes, Tanya Burr, Jim Chapman, Tyler Oakley, PewDiePie, Caspar Lee plus many more, this colourful, family friendly book is the ultimate 'who's who' guide to vlogging which fans will just have to have.
Hierdie leesboeke wat plaaslik vervaardig is, is geskik vir Fases 10-14 en is prettig asook lesersvriendelik. Die titels is propvol kleurfoto's en illustrasies, met talle aktiwiteite om leesvaardighede en -begrippe aan te moedig. Ses volkleur feiteboekies is die nuutste toevoeging tot die reeks. Leesoefening in feitemateriaal en kennisuitbreiding word op 'n interessante manier aangepak.
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