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Want to know more about the buildings around you? Can't tell a Doric from a Corinthian column? Interested in how the Egyptians built the pyramids, and how on earth a dome stays up? Then this book is for you. Packed with absorbing facts and quirky illustrations, Cool Architecture tells you everything you need to know about architecture around the world, from the simple dwellings created by the earliest humans to today's most innovative buildings, via forbidding medieval strongholds, great 18th-Century palaces and the classic Art Deco skyscrapers of New York. Learn about the great architectural movements and the personalities that created them, and explore the most iconic buildings in the world, from the Parthenon in Greece to the (current) world's tallest skyscraper, the Khalifa Tower in Dubai. This book is a perfect introduction to what's cool about the fascinating world of architecture.
Join even more of the world's most inspiring women in this amazing activity book based on Kate Pankhurst's Fantastically Great Women Who Saved the Planet, a brilliant new addition to the Fantastically Great Women series, all about women women who used their skills and voices to look after our marvellously beautiful world, by respecting and protecting it. With an exciting variety of activities, along with fascinating nuggets of information about these trail-blazing women, prepare to spend endless hours of fun creating your own poster against animal testing with The Body Shop's Anita Roddick, keeping a weather diary with meteorologist Edith Farkas and even making a nature collage with the courageous women of the Chipko Movement. With over 200 stickers and many postcards to send to friends, this is the perfect activity book to celebrate girl power! List of women featured: Eugenie Clark, Wangari Maathai, Ingeborg Beling, Anita Roddick, Edith Farkas, Jane Goodall, Isatou Ceesay, Florence Augusta Merriam Bailey, Maria Telkes, The Chipko Movement, Eileen Kampakuta Brown and Eileen Wani Wingfield, Ursula Marvin and Daphne Sheldrick.
Equal to Everything is a beautifully illustrated, fictionalised tale based on the life of Lady Hale, President of the Supreme Court of England and Wales. It tells the story of Ama, a girl from Richmond in Yorkshire, who visits the Supreme Court on a school trip and learns all about the work of the court and how another little girl from her town went on to become its president. Throughout the story we learn about Brenda Hale's life - from school to university and on to becoming the most important judge in the land. The story highlights some interesting cases Judge Brenda was faced with and explains how judges make difficult decisions and teaches children about fairness, justice and how the law can be used for good and to protect us all. Equal to Everything is an inspiring story of a little girl who worked hard at school and went on to be extraordinary. It aims to empower children to believe they can achieve their dreams and never letting other people tell them they are not good enough.
This lyrical and stunning picture book tells a story about learning to love and celebrate your Asian-shaped eyes, in the of spirit of Hair Love by Matthew A. Cherry A young Asian girl notices that her eyes look different from her peers'. They have big, round eyes and long lashes. She realizes that her eyes are like her mother's, her grandmother's, and her little sister's. They have eyes that kiss in the corners and glow like warm tea, crinkle into crescent moons, and are filled with stories of the past and hope for the future. Drawing from the strength of these powerful women in her life, she recognizes her own beauty and discovers a path to self love and empowerment. This powerful, poetic picture book will resonate with readers of all ages and is a celebration of diversity.
Colourful illustrated flags poster
If you've been looking for a compilation of stupid, comical deaths from throughout history, look no further. Disastrous Deaths is the set of books for you. Find out just how these unfortunate people met their sorry ends... Were they taken out by an awful accident? Maybe they had a run-in with some atrocious animals. Were they foiled by their own blundering bodies? Perhaps some frightful food was the reason for their demise. No matter the cause of death, you'll be left hoping that you don't go the same way...
Discover London with a book packed full of information, fun facts, city secrets and things to spot, along with activity sheets and maps, plus a clipboard. All you need for a day out in London! Discover the capital's amazing history and spot all the main sights, from the Tower of London to Buckingham Palace, while learning some of London's best kept secrets. With things to see and do at each key landmark, along with fun puzzles, games and activities, this has everything you need for an unforgettable, fun-filled trip.
This brand new course takes a unique approach to providing the strong foundations and skills practice students need to prepare them for study of the AQA GCSE specification. This Teacher Handbook provides teachers with plenty of support and ideas to deliver motivating lessons. Provides suggestions and guidance for every unit in the Student Book, including learning outcomes, key skills and key terms. Chapter overviews summarise key ideas, outline links to AQA GCSE and the KS3 Programme of Study, and include a skills and fieldwork overview grid. Includes suggestions for starters, plenaries, homework and extension. Perfect for non-specialists. Includes answers to all Student Book activities. Coverage is mapped to both the KS3 Programme of Study and the AQA GCSE specification, so you can be sure that the course delivers a varied and relevant scheme of work that is designed to provide the perfect preparation for the increased demands of the AQA GCSE. Specially designed to support the teaching of a two-year KS3 and written with reference to the 2018 examiner reports, you can be confident that this course reflects a real understanding of what is required for success at GCSE level. Cross-references to resources on KS3 Geography: Heading towards AQA GCSE Kerboodle: Resources and Assessment.
The perfect home-learning activity for children aged 3-7! This stickerbook brings the history of the world to life. Follow your natural curiosity and build your own 5-foot long timeline with over 100 stickers of important people, places and events in the history of the world. The timeline starts with the Big Bang and continues right up to the Present Day, telling the story of the history of the world including topics such as: the creation of the natural world, human prehistory, and historical people events in Asia, Africa, the Americas and Europe from religious leaders to buildings to battles! Created in association with the American Museum of Natural History, this unique timeline stickerbook has over 100 beautifully illustrated stickers that you can use to fill in the 5-foot long timeline, which has captioned, white silhouettes to show you where to place your stickers. The timeline is detachable so you can spread it out on the floor and then display it on the wall when it is finished! Each stickerbook also comes with a colouring-in page. Also in the Timeline Stickerbook Series: The Nature Timeline Stickerbook - the story of the natural world from the dawn of life 4 billion years ago to the present day The Science Timeline Stickerbook - the history of scientific discoveries from the Stone Ages to the present day The Shakespeare Timeline Stickerbook - the life and 38 plays of the world's most famous bard: William Shakespeare The Timeline Stickerbook Collection - A boxed set of the Big History, Nature and Science Timeline Stickerbooks This timeline is perfect for helping children explore chronology and sequencing in a fun, educational and entertaining way.
Build you own timeline of all of Shakespeare's plays with this amazing sticker book that brings his thirty-eight dramas to life! Created in association with The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust and set in London's iconic Globe Theatre, this totally unique, amazing timeline sticker book has 100 peel-off stickers of the colorful characters from Shakespeare's life and times. Beautifully-illustrated and hugely engaging, the 5.5-foot long timeline has captioned, white silhouettes showing where to place your stickers to help you build your own Shakespearean drama. Perfect for children 3 - 7 years old.
Discover how engineers solve problems in this innovative activity book, filled with inventions to brainstorm, puzzles to solve and objects to design. Create an earthquake detector, design a moon base and lots more, all using only the book and your pencil case. Includes downloadable templates and links to websites with more engineering experiments.
Join intrepid explorer Benjamin Blog and his inquisitive dog Barko Polo as they travel to one of the world's most fascinating countries: South Africa! The book includes chapters on South African history, geography, cities, people, and food, as well as visiting some of the most famous places of this unique country, such as the Cape of Good Hope and Table Mountain.
Describes how Sacagawea found adventure guiding Lewis and Clark to the Oregon coast.
This newest edition of David Waugh and Tony Bushell's Key Geography provides support for the 2014 KS3 Programme of Study, with a focus on developing key geographical skills and techniques to prepare students for Key Stage 4. The Interactions Student Book includes chapters on China and Plate tectonics. Answers to the activities can be found in the Interactions Teacher's Handbook.
Prepare to embark on a global tour through time. You might want to take a map... But this is no ordinary atlas. The maps in History Atlas are rich visual extravaganzas, packed with kings, queens, heroes, villains, inventors, artists and explorers. Travel from Ancient Egypt and Rome to Ethiopia, Russia and China, and meet movers and shakers of world history from Genghis Khan to Martin Luther King. With quirky facts, astonishing characters, humorous details and compelling stories, this is history at its most entertaining.
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