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From the tropical rain forest to the savannah, and from the Polar ice caps to our gardens at home: the animal world is full of interesting details and amazing facts. Beautiful illustrations and vivid photographs, fact boxes and fascinating tidbits make this book a fun exploration of the world of mammals, birds and insects.
Weather is all around us. It affects everything we do, from the way we travel and the houses we live in, to the food we eat and the clothes we choose to wear. My First Fact File: Weather is a first introduction to the fascinating subject of weather for children aged 5 and up. Learn about how the seasons impact on weather around the world. Find out what causes different kinds of weather to happen, from tornadoes and hurricanes to rain and snow. Discover how extreme weather, such as droughts and floods, affect our world, and what we can do to combat climate change. Packed with missions, projects and activities, readers will learn everything they need to know about the amazing world of weather.
Come face-to-face with prehistoric giants in this fantastic 3-D spectacular - from ferocious Suchomimus in search of prey to the lumbering, whip-tailed Diplodocus. This book is packed with incredible 3-D pictures of more than 20 of the most fascinating creatures that once ruled the planet. Includes built-in 3-D glasses plus fascinating facts about the dinosaurs that children can use to wow their friends and family.
Join in the hunt and help look for Ladybird! Daisy's pet Ladybird goes missing, so she visits super-sleuth Basil, the best detective in Plant City. Can he help her find Ladybird? Follow Daisy and Basil as they look for Ladybird all over Plant City. Is he in the museum, the fun fair, the train station, the school, the concert or the restaurant? This stylish search and find picture book is full of witty, colorful illustrations packed with visual jokes and all sorts of things to spot to delight children for hours.
Prepare to discover the most utterly unbelievable REAL facts about WWII . . . Did you know that onions were given as birthday presents in WWII? Or that exploding camel dung was used as a weapon? Could a leaky toilet force a submarine crew to abandon ship?
This is history like you've never known it before! Ask yourself . . .
Would you eat squirrel tail soup, cow's udders, or a carrot on a stick? Could you share 12.7cm of bathwater with your WHOLE family - for your weekly wash? If you were a spy, which gadgets and inventions would you choose?
From flying tanks to Operation Toenail, read about the daring, tragic and heroic events that shaped one of the most influential conflicts in modern times. With a bold design and colourful illustrations, picture the most amazing, and unbelievable, facts from this world-changing time.
Puffin and IWM (Imperial War Museums) are proud to be working together to educate and inspire young readers with tales from the past. Puffin know that stories can take you anywhere. As one of the most beloved children's publishers, we aim to fire every young imagination. Uncovering people's experiences during wartime, from the First World War to the present day, IWM is a family of five museums (IWM London, Churchill War Rooms, HMS Belfast, IWM North, and IWM Duxford).
Everything a good spy needs to know about secret codes, disguises, shadowing and observation skills. This essential guide to spying is packed with useful skills and tips, such as shaking off a trail, scrambling secret messages and creating amazing disguises. A brand new edition of a much-loved Usborne classic, sure to entertain and delight a new generation of spies.
The first thrilling fantasy novel in Stuart Hill's acclaimed ICEMARK series: magnificent, steely-edged and epic! When her father dies nobly in battle, fourteen-year-old Thirrin becomes Queen of the Icemark, a tiny kingdom for ever caught between dangerous neighbours. Thirrin must raise an army to protect her people from seemingly invincible Imperial invaders. Her search for allies takes her beyond her northern borders, to former enemies in the Land-of-the-Ghosts and onwards to the frozen Hub ofthe World. But can she save her kingdom? '[A] dazzlingly confident debut about power and personal discovery' THETIMES 'A wonderful, swashbuckling read and an exceptional debut.' BOOKS FOR KEEPS
Romeo the dog is a much-loved character from the Alain Gree archive. In the Let's Explore series, Romeo finds himself in a variety of places, discovering all sorts of interesting things! In this title he is exploring the garden. For example, what creatures fly from flower to flower collecting pollen to make honey? [turn the page] Bees. What prickly garden animal curls up into a ball to go to sleep? [turn the page] A hedgehog. Each answer is illustrated with Alain's much-loved artwork. Other titles in the series include Romeo Explores the Farm and Romeo Explores the Seaside.
'Far, far away in the high, high mountains in a deep, deep valley in a dark, dark cave - there lived a mighty dragon.'
He was an awesome and frightening creature, terrorising whole armies, destroying castles, demolishing forests and kidnapping princesses. But this mighty dragon had a deep, dark secret. . . .
Uncover a charming tale of adventure, a dragon, and an unlikely hero. Told with gentle humour and mesmerising illustrations, this is a picture book to enchant and delight.
This stunning new edition is perfect for new readers, as well as fans of George, the Dragon and the Princess. This much-loved classic tale comes from the exceptional storyteller and illustrator, Chris Wormell.
Which animals live in the jungle? What noises will you hear? And how do the plants grow? Find out the answer to these and many more questions in this fun fact-filled lift the flap book. Discover the secrets of the jungle with 100 questions and answers and more than 70 lift-flaps to be opened! With stunning, detailed illustrations throughout, this is the perfect introduction to the world of the jungle for young children.
Help your child meet their favourite dinosaurs face-to-face with First Dinosaur Encyclopedia. They'll discover where dinosaurs came from, how they lived and what happened to them as well as interesting facts like which was the tallest dinosaur and who laid the largest dinosaur egg. From unearthing fossils to well-known dinosaurs like Velociraptor and Tyrannosaurus rex, kids will love getting their teeth into this exciting encyclopedia. Perfect for homework or just for fun, let your child take a stomp into the prehistoric world!
The second volume in Philip Pullman's incredible HIS DARK MATERIALS trilogy, re-issued with a striking newly-designed cover by Chris Wormell to celebrate the publication of THE BOOK OF DUST. First published in 1997, and acclaimed as a modern masterpiece, it won the UK's top awards for children's literature. "What is he? A friend, or an enemy?" "He is a murderer." Will has just killed a man. He's on the run. His escape will take him far beyond his own world, to the eerie disquiet of a deserted city, and to a girl, Lyra. Her fate is strangely linked to his own, and together they must find the most powerful weapon in all the worlds...
An explosive and hilarious look at facts, farts, and fun! Dogs fart. Cats fart. Horses fart (a lot). But what about snakes? Spiders? Octopuses? What about chimpanzees? Cheetahs? Or dinosaurs? In this gaseous guide to kids' favourite animals (and some they've probably never heard of), young readers will discover not only which animals parp, but also which have the stinkiest farts, which fart the most, and where all this smelly stuff comes from. They'll even learn which species has its own secret fart code! Perfect for reluctant readers, and with full-colour illustrations throughout, Does It Fart? is the funniest book you never knew you needed. Based on the New York Times bestseller Does It Fart?: The Definitive Field Guide to Animal Flatulence.
Puzzles, games, mazes, doodles and more to keep the kids entertained on a trip, with more than 150 activities included. The Holiday Activity Book is perfect for entertaining slightly older children on a trip, or quietly at home, including world and travel-themed activities. There are answers and puzzle solutions at the back of the book. Suitable for ages 6 and up.
Puzzles, games, mazes, doodles and more to keep the kids entertained on a trip, with more than 150 activities included. The Travel Activity Book is perfect for entertaining slightly older children on a trip, or quietly at home, including world and travel-themed activities. There are answers and puzzle solutions at the back of the book. Suitable for ages 6 and up.
An A-Z guide to dog breeds from around the world, this fun and colourful book will excite young dog lovers everywhere. Find out fascinating facts about each breed and the characteristics which make them desirable, be it the big adoring eyes of the labrador retriever or the wrinkly fur of the Shar-Pei. With easy to follow facts on each page and a glossary of tricky terms at the back, this guide is essential for children who love animals.
Ever wish you could talk to your dog? Well, now you can! Master dog language in this National Geographic Kids guide to pet behaviour. How to Speak Dog is an amusing, informative guide to the body language of dogs with additional facts, games and tips, designed to entertain children as well as encourage responsible pet care. Learn why Rover likes to lift his leg on fire hydrants, what it means when he rolls over, what each tail position says about your dog, and a lot more. This guide features: * More than 50 different pup poses with detailed explanations of their meaning; * Test yourself in the interactive Doggie Dilemma" section, in which our canine expert presents the scenario and you determine what it means; * Vet care and advice, wacky fun facts, training tips and more than 100 dog photos.
Fur-raising tales of real-life Rebel Cats! Discover secrets, stories and facts about history's most fascinating felines! An engaging collection about cats who are the heroes of their own stories, Rebel Cats introduces us to fur-raising facts and adventures from around the world and across the centuries. With profiles of over 30 real-life felines, including WWII heroes, courageous adventurers, a Guinness World Record holder and even an astrocat that travelled in space (and made it back to Earth to tell the tale). Plus tons of information on cat activism, feline myths and more! Rebel Cats is the perfect gift for any cat lover, all year round!
Push, pull and slide the tabs to help the cute lion cubs live, play and learn out in the wild in Busy Lion Cubs! Young children can join in to really bring the busy lion cubs to life, from playing hide and seek to practicing their roar.
Children will love playing with this bright and colourful board book with gentle rhyming text and wonderful illustrations by Maria Neradova, part of the popular Busy Book series.
Discover more of the Busy Book series: Busy Garage, Busy Builders, Busy Playtime, Busy Beach, Busy Garden, Busy Airport, Busy Railway, Busy Town, Busy Farm, Busy Bookshop, Busy Swimming, Busy Fire Station, Busy Zoo, Busy Hairdresser, Busy Pets, Busy Baking, Busy Park, Busy Farm, Busy Café, Busy Vet, Busy Baby Animals, Busy Nursery, Busy Zoo, Busy Holiday, Busy Halloween, Busy Friends and Busy Tractor.
Packed with brilliant activities and green-fingered ideas, top tips and fascinating facts, from growing berries and flowers in old hats and welly boots, to making miniature indoor magic gardens or even growing your own secret den. The perfect first introduction to the absolute delight of growing plants.
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