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This fantastic reference resource covers a wide spectrum of subjects including Mammals, Human Body and Prehistoric Life. Subject panels with bulleted facts are accompanied by detailed illustrations, diagrams and photographs, while Did You Know panels provide scattered chunks of extraordinary information.
How do you measure an animal’s intelligence? Can animals learn a language? Which animals use tools? In Focus: Intelligent Animals has the answers!
In Focus is a cool, new 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.
Be an eyewitness to Ancient Iraq. Go back in time to between 3500 to 500 BC, and visit the 'land between two rivers'. Discover the birthplace of writing and farming and where the first great cities, states and empires rose; home to the Sumerian, Assyrian, and Babylonian civilizations. Get the picture using the clip-art CD with over 100 amazing images to download. Then use the giant pull-out wallchart to decorate your room. Great for projects or just for fun, this fact-packed guide and CD will show and tell you everything you need to know about this ancient land and civilization. "I am a big fan of these...They are brilliantly visual". "There isn't a child that would be able to resist picking that up" - "Reader Reviews".
A full colour educational omnibus filled with fascinating facts to educate children. One of a range of titles in the Wonders of Learning series.
In Colonial America
This entertaining and humorous chapter book features animals who
can perform amazing acts like riding motocross, foretelling the
weather, and playing a guitar. These stories will enchant readers
and empower them to devour the more text-heavy "grown up" style of
the book, while still keeping the story easily digestible for a
It's an encyclopedic tour around Ireland ... it's an Irelandopedia! Get ready to go on an exciting adventure around Ireland.Unleash your imagination and sense of adventure as you discover Ireland like you've never seen it before! Armchair travellers of any age will be totally absorbed by Fatti Burke's detailed illustrations and her father John's fabulous facts, which can be discovered on every page. Spot the ghosts in Dunluce Castle. Can you find the vanishing lake? Eat a blaa in Waterford and a yellowman in Antrim. Travel to the highest peak and the smallest harbour -- even discover which county Elvis Presley's ancestors were from! Go fact-hunting and collect knowledge, county by county, until you have an Irelandopedic knowledge yourself! 'A rambling encyclopaedic tour of Ireland, bountifully illustrated, one of the most entertaining reference books we have had for some time' The Irish Times
Presents the childhood of the man who would grow up to be the first African American player in major league baseball.
Jump in and follow our brightest star to learn all about the sun - what it is, how it works, and why we all depend upon it. Adorable illustrations and kid-friendly text make complex science fun and easy to understand. Every Jump Into Science book ends with a hands-on experiment to fully engage readers and extra material to stimulate learning. "Steve Tomecek brings fun and fact together with this nonfiction narrative of Earth's closest star." -Washington Parent National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information.
This work describes how animals use their poop to trick predators and prey, send messages, feed themselves and their offspring, build homes, mark their territories, and more.
Ages 8 to 10 years. This series offers a comprehensive approach to give young readers precise information in a pictorial format for better understanding. The books in this series carry various eye-opening exciting facts with bold illustrations and photography which will enhance the child's technical knowledge for a particular subject. Not only that, there are more pictures other than those in relation to the text which give additional facts. The series presents a source of accurate information in a beautiful way.
Young naturalists meet sixteen birds in this elegant introduction to the many uses of feathers. A concise main text highlights how feathers are not just for flying. More curious readers are invited to explore informative sidebars, which underscore specific ways each bird uses its feathers for a variety of practical purposes. A scrapbook design showcases life-size feather illustrations.
Harriet Tubman was born a slave. But she always knew that someday she would be free. After realizing her dream Harriet decided she had to help others find freedom too. So she became a guide on the Underground Railroad. Little did this courageous woman know just how many people she would help.
This book is an incredible reference resource. More than 300 pages cover a wide spectrum of subjects including Space, Wild Animals, Planet Earth and Dinosaurs - and each page provides knowledge, fascination and inspiration.
National Geographic Kids is back with another instalment in the Animal Heroes line of National Geographic Chapters books. Get ready to meet more amazing, medal-worthy critters in this action-packed collection, including a kangaroo to the rescue! Filled with engaging photos, fast facts, and fascinating sidebars, readers won't want to put this book down.
Tell Me About is full of hundreds of surprising questions and fascinating answers which can provide teasing quiz questions, settle arguments and assist with school projects. It is an intriguing reference book for the whole family. Tell Me: *Can squirrels really fly? *How long is a Martian day? *What makes hair curly? *How did the Tiger Lily get its name? Six fact-packed subject categories boost the general knowledge of your children and even you, helping to engage the whole family.
Welcome to the hidden world of the most popular bugs on Earth. Opening the beautiful and accessible pages of this book is like turning over a series of stones under which you'll find a fascinating array of the world's coolest creepy-crawlies. This fully photographic book profiles bugs, beetles, wasps, bees, ants, caterpillars, butterflies, dragonflies, spiders, flies, crickets and grasshoppers, and centipedes and millipedes. These profiles are accompanied by Did You Know? facts and fast facts including scientific name, size, diet, and habitat. Front matter includes a How to Use spread and thematic spreads covering topics from prehistoric insects to bugs around the world. In short, this book includes everything a young fact-hound needs to discover the weird, wacky, diverse, and fascinating world of bugs.
This title shows how to use zoning laws to get the most out of your property. You need to get more out of your land, but don't know where to start. You have neighbors who are misusing their property and damaging the value of yours. You can simply live with it ...or learn your rights from the nation's leading zoning lawyer. Whether you're a home owner, investor, or developer, "The Complete Guide to Real Estate Zoning" gives you a clear understanding of the sometimes complex zoning laws that apply to your property. In this plain-English guide, zoning wizard Dwight Merriam gives you the tools to not only prevent property depreciation, but add to its worth with improvements and renovations. You'll learn how to maximize your land's value by: quickly obtaining permits and variances for projects; fighting developments that diminish your property's value; and, understanding laws that limit you - and working around them.The book deals with environmental protection restrictions. 'Every planner, property owner, and developer should read this book - it passes on the knowledge of a lifetime's work by the country's acknowledged master of zoning practice' - Richard Codd, former President of the 34,000-member American Planning Association and Manager of The Teleport, the Port Authority of NY and NJ. 'I taught Dwight land use law at Yale Law School twenty-six years ago, and it looks like he's learned a few things since. [This book] is comprehensive, well organized, and well written' - Quintin Johnstone, Professor, Yale Law School.
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