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Discover some of the strangest species in the animal kingdom in this brilliant mini book packed with pictures and bulging with fun facts.
Pocket Eyewitness Animals uses bite-sized chunks of information to make learning about animals even more fun. From flamingos to frogs, explore the animal family tree and find out the unique features that make an elephant a mammal, or a shark a fish. Inside you'll find everyday animals you might see in your garden as well as rare and exotic species. For each entry, this handy guide profiles habitat, diet, size, and behaviour, along with cool facts about the most curious creatures.
Perfect for school projects and homework assignments as well as for young animal lovers, Pocket Eyewitness Animals will tell you everything you need to know about animals in one pocket-sized book.
From the shimmering surface to the darkest depths, this breathtaking visual encyclopedia presents our blue planet as never before. Stunning photography, accessible information, and fascinating facts are spilling over in this essential guide to the oceans. Take a dip in all the world's waters to experience their incredible diversity. Make a splash in the icy Arctic waters before warming up in the tropical Indian Ocean. Experience the super size of mighty whales compared to swarms of tiny krill. Cast your eyes to the skies to see circling sea birds before diving down to meet mysterious creatures of the deep. Awash with comprehensive information and fascinating detail, Ocean: A Children's Encyclopedia is the perfect choice for school projects, marine enthusiasts, and water babies everywhere.
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.
Why make an encyclopedia around the question "why?". Well, why not? Sometimes kids asking "why" is the fastest way to understand the world around them. This exciting visual encyclopedia is perfect for your curious children who want their questions answered. With an easy, interactive question-and-answer format, brilliant images and illustrations, your kid's favourite subjects will come to life! A world of knowledge is packed into a one-stop-shop reference book for your child. Full of fun facts and trivia, colourful 3D-digital images, and games that will feed their brains and help them shape their ideas about the world around them. The kids' encyclopedia is filled with age-appropriate knowledge on a range of topics that are complementary to your school's curriculum. Don't Be Afraid To Ask Why! Kids ask questions all the time, and this exciting visual encyclopedia is perfect for curious children everywhere. The book covers a wide range of topics in a question and answer format. The book goes from the tiny things we can't see in our bodies to the enormous planets in our solar system in an easy to understand and visually appealing way. Amaze and inspire young readers to find answers to questions such as: What's inside my body? Why do I get hungry? Why do lions have fur? Why does metal rust? What is a rainbow? How many animals are in the world? Find out all the answers to these questions and everything you ever wanted to know inside the Why? Encyclopedia. This educational book will answer your questions on: - Space and our planet - The human body and the broader living world - History - Science - and more!
Get ready for a scorching expedition through the world's hottest regions.
Discover the animals that live in the most barren places on Earth, from coyotes and gazelles to rattlesnakes and armadillos. Grab your sunglasses and dive into this exciting book bursting with fun facts, quizzes, word searches and mazes.
National Geographic Kids Everything Battles captures all of the action and valour of the battlefield, as well as the trappings that go with it. Kids will browse eye-popping photographs and illustrations, as they peruse fascinating facts and information about Armor, weapons, uniforms, technology, military jets, battleships, military technology, top-secret intelligence and more. Topics include five ultimate battles, the greatest commanders of all time, and an entirely interactive chapter, in which kids can decipher a secret code, develop their own battlefield strategy, and more. Throughout this dynamic book, layers of authoritative information and fun sidebars and facts make historic events accessible and fascinating for young readers. National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information.
Renowned historian Benson Bobrick has written a moving chronicle of
the American Revolution for young readers. From the first stirrings
of unrest under British rule at the Boston Tea Party, to the
treachery of Benedict Arnold at West Point, to George Washington's
Christmas Eve surprise attack at the Battle of Trenton, to the
British surrender at the Battle of Yorktown, "Fight for Freedom"
explores the war that created one independent nation out of
thirteen diverse colonies.
You can count the number of legs on a spider, but can you count the number of stars in the Universe? Or the number of breaths we take each day? The Big Countdown explores the world through numbers, looking at rainforests, outer space, the animal kingdom the human body and much more.
This book counts you down from 70 sextillion to 0.01, bringing facts and figures to life with illustrations, fun infographics and photographs.
Which ancient cultures enjoyed a bit of sporting competition? Who won the first marathon? How hard do top tennis players hit the ball, and which is the most dangerous sport? Whether you hit it, bounce it, run at top speed or ride in or on it, Infomojis: Sports is all about exploring sport in a fun and engaging way. Core scientific areas of investigation are covered, such as how streamlined F1 cars are designed to reduce drag and why athletes' bodies need muscle power to compete!
The book features custom-made 'infomojis' - presenting the information with real personality! So inject fun into facts, and take your young astronomer to the next evolution in infographics.
Infomojis is a series of ten books that are perfect for curious readers aged 8+.
"Why do earthquakes hit particular places? What was it like in Pompeii when Vesuvius exploded? How do tsunamis occur? Discover everything about volcanoes around the world - from the largest, such as Hawaii's Mauna Loa, to the most active including Kilauea in Hawaii and Etna in Italy. Did you know that Indonesia has over 125 active volcanoes, and that there is one in Antarctica, too? Explore the hot spots of the world, including the Pacific Ring of Fire. What does an earthquake feel like, and how long does it last? Read all about the devastating earthquakes that have hit San Francisco, the stages of an earthquake, and how dogs can help to rescue people. Learn all about tectonic plates, what causes magma to escape from deep inside Earth, and how eruptions affect our climate. Find out what a volcanologist does, and how scientists can predict the timing and measure the magnitude of an earthquake. Eyewitness Volcano and Earthquake is packed with fascinating facts alongside stunning photography and illustrations. This guide also includes a fact-filled wall chart, perfect for bedroom walls or your classroom. "
All you need to know about money can be found in the pages of this colourful, energetic, and accessible book. Kids will also learn about money around the world from a National Geographic expert, featured in "Explorer's Corners" throughout the book. Packed with fun facts and amazing photographs, this book gives kids an in-depth look at this fascinating and important topic. National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information.
The richness of America in all its grandeur and diversity is captured in this comprehensive, authoritative, and lively United States Encyclopaedia. With a team of experts and talented writers, this book will be the definitive United States reference resource for kids, and an indispensable tool for home and school. Every state in the union is showcased in a spectacular way in this big, beautiful book of the U.S. Awesome to look at, fun to read, and easy to use, it includes an unparalleled amount of information that is both intriguing and useful. Beginning with a lush thematic section covering topics from early America to civil rights, population, and the new millennium, the United States Encyclopaedia then delves into vibrant essays on each state and the U.S. territories. Fun facts about people, places, and events are sprinkled throughout. Also included: U.S. facts and figures, a listing of the presidents, and overviews of important historical American documents.
Curious kids who want to know the who/what/where of the coolest things on the planet will welcome this first book in an awesome new National Geographic Kids series. Every turn of the page presents a different theme and counts down the greatest of the great top 8 of its kind. For example: The Awesome 8 Coolest Coasters, Haughtiest Hotels, Wicked Water Slides, Perilous Predators, Remarkable Ruins, Weirdest Wonders, Swankiest Subways, and anything else you can imagine. It's truly something you have to see to believe-which is why the entire list appears in photographs, layered with fun facts and insightful stories.
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 meet the great Victorian scientists. Voyage with Darwin as he worked out his theory of Evolution. 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.
If you love the Match Annual then you'll love Match! Football Stars. Brought to you by MATCH! the makers of the UK's #1 footy magazine!
Who's your favourite footballer of all time?
To help you decide, Match! Football Stars tells you everything you need to know about the world's BEST current and future players! Packed full of information on all football's greats: including incredible player profiles, awesome facts you might not know, incredible stats, epic quizzes and all your hero’s greatest moments. Includes profiles on Leo Messi, Christiano Ronaldo, Megan Rapinoe and loads more!
Discover more footy fun in this awesome series from MATCH! Magazine, with MATCH! Euro Sticker Diary, MATCH! Fun Book, MATCH! Joke Book, MATCH! Build Your Own Club, MATCH! Puzzle Book and MATCH! England Football Heroes.
Gross is back and viler than ever From the author of "Oh, Yuck "
the perennial bestseller about science with over 610,000 copies in
print, comes "OH, YIKES ," an illustrated encyclopedia of history's
messiest, dumbest, grossest, wackiest, and weirdest moments.
Step back in time with this brilliant activity book. It's packed with crafty historical ideas for things to do and make: build your own fold-up castle; create a coat of arms for your family; cook a medieval pudding; make your own pocket siege machine; make your own maypole.
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