Explore the science behind more than 200 questions about our planet. DK's exciting new Earth encyclopedia answers children's biggest, and weirdest, geography questions, covering volcanoes, earthquakes, oceans, and more! Did you know that the Earth's biggest waterfall is underwater, or that mountains grow? This children's book, ideal for ages 6-8, will help inquisitive minds find out the answers to all the questions they may have, and some they hadn't thought of yet! Can you freeze in a desert? Can humans make it rain? Is there life on moss? Covering amazing landforms, deep-sea wonders, and awesome weather, Do You Know About Earth? helps children get to grips with the massive topic that is our planet. Important issues such as global warming and plastics in the ocean are introduced alongside key geography topics so that children can learn all about how nature works, and discover what we can do to keep the Earth healthy. Get your children learning with this amazing Earth book, which is packed with fantastic facts for curious minds.
Einführungspreis // "An investment for childhood and beyond." - Big Issue North // A classic reference book covering over 240 topics, essential for any child who wants to discover as much as possible about the world around them. This thorough children's encyclopedia contains all the homework answers your kids will need, explained clearly and checked by experts. Covering all the key subjects including Arts, People, History, Earth, Nature, Science, Technology, Space, and Human Body in alphabetical order.
A brilliant quiz book for clever kids - put your general knowledge to the test and boggle your family and friends with your brainpower! With more than 60 topics, from across the encyclopedia, there's something for everyone. The pages are packed with eye-popping pictures - but do you know what they show? To help you, "Test Yourself" panels list what you're looking for. With three levels of difficulty, the challenge gets harder as you work your way from Starter, to Challenger, and finally the truly tricky Genius category. If you need it, there's a fun fact with every picture to give a helpful clue.
NEUERSCHEINUNG // 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.
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.
This bright and cheery illustrated book for kids ages 5-7 breaks down STEAM subjects, like science and technology, into fun and easily understandable chunks. Join Robert Winston and the Science Squad to unravel the mysteries of the world: find out how robots work, what a food chain is, where lightning comes from, how lungs allow you to breathe, and much more. The Science Squad characters (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Maths) guide the reader through the book and are always on hand with tips, fun facts, and simple explanations. With pages covering living things, the human body, space, physics, geography, math, engineering, and chemistry, this book is a perfect introduction for kids starting to learn about science at school, or those who are just developing an interest in how the world works.
NEU in 2020 // Takes you on a time-travelling journey that you won't forget. Highly detailed illustrations bring 15 key periods in time to life // You will see magnificent buildings go up and come down, new churches built on the site of ancient temples, wooden bridges destroyed and then remade in stone, and statues demolished then unearthed many years later. You'll find out how people lived long ago - the tools they used, what they wore and what they did all day. Revised and updated for a new generation.
From dinosaurs and Vikings to aircraft and robots, discover everything you need to know about history in this incredible collection of timelines for curious young minds. Packed with more than 130 illustrated timelines, this unique children's encyclopedia gives you all the general knowledge you need, from the most bloodthirsty pirate of all time to the first crime to be solved by studying fingerprints. There are also key breakthroughs of the Industrial Revolution, as well as fun histories of spies and board games. History really does come alive as every timeline is explored using beautiful, detailed illustrations and straightforward, easy-to-read text.
Sprach- und Reisespiel für 2-5 Spieler ab14 Jahre // Niveau B1-C2 mit 590 Fragen auf Englisch mit Vokabeln und Erläuterungen // Die Spielidee ist: Man lernt seine Lieblingsstadt kennen, verbessert dabei spielerisch seine Sprachkenntnisse und hat jede Menge „Reisespaß“. Jeder Spieler bewegt sich mit seiner Spielfigur auf dem Stadtplan durch die Stadt. Dabei steuert man gezielt die eingezeichneten Sehenswürdigkeiten an. Dort muss man Fragen beantworten, um Bildkarten zu sammeln oder loszuwerden und um sich sein Fahrgeld für Taxi, Bus oder Subway zu verdienen. Wer zuerst seine Bildkarten losgeworden ist, neue Bildkarten gesammelt hat und dann wieder zurück am Startfeld angekommen ist, hat das Spiel gewonnen.
Covering everything from Pangea to the world's weirdest natural wonders, this is Earth in all its strange glory. What's Weird on Earth is an entirely new atlas adventure, with maps of UFO sightings, popular foods, every country resized according to population density, and their popularity as holiday destinations. Kids can spot the strangest features on every corner of Earth; from ancient patterns carved in the desert sand to the 29,000 bath toys that sailed the world's ocean currents after a shipwreck.
What's Where in the World is a unique visual encyclopedia of what's where in this world of ours. With 75 full-colour maps showing you things such as the world's tallest buildings, longest rivers, most dangerous earthquake spots and even where you can find animals that glow! Covering diverse topics in six chapters on Geography, Nature, People, History, Arts & Entertainment and Science & Technology, What's Where in the World is perfect for school projects or simply for sating that curiosity. Ever wondered where the best places to go diving for shipwrecks are? Look no further. The state-of-the-art 3D maps bring each and every page to life and you'll never be left wondering What's Where in the World again.
Interpool ermittelt / Lernspiel A2 -B1 für 2-6 Spieler / ab 12 Jahre / Auf spannende Art und Weise Englisch lernen: In dem Krimispiel "Interpol ermittelt. The art of asking the right questions" gilt es, knifflige Kriminalfälle aufzuklären und den Täter zu überführen. Ein Spieler ist der Täter, die Mitspieler bilden das Ermittlerteam. Zu Beginn jeder Runde wird ein Fall vorgetragen. Die Ermittler erhalten Ermittlungskarten und versuchen dann, durch die richtigen Fragen die Tatfakten herauszufinden. Gelingt ihnen das, gewinnt das Ermittlerteam. Der Täter gewinnt, wenn er flüchten kann, d. h. wenn er nach einer bestimmten Anzahl ausgespielter Ermittlungskarten noch nicht überführt werden konnte // In vielen weiteren Sprachausgaben lieferbar - Katalog ?
A perfect way to find out how everything in nature works and why fungi, plants, birds, invertebrates, fish, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and ecosystems exist and what they mean for our world. Discover how spiders spin webs, how flying works, how snakes kill, and much, much more...
Guardian Children's Books of the Year // This book is a thing of rare beauty' - David Walliams // Perfect for animal-lovers everywhere! A beautiful crossover book for all ages, this is the book natural-history illustrator Ben has wanted to read since he was a child. Facts and descriptions provide insight into a curated collection of birds and animals - some endangered and some less so - told from the perspective of a detail-obsessed illustrator. Fun to read together or independently, let the secrets of the animals on our planet come to life in vibrant detail. 'This is my love letter to Planet Earth; a celebration of her hidden species, from the bold and the beautiful to the interesting but ugly. And while not a complete list, I hope that these few give a glimpse of the outstanding diversity of nature' - Ben Rothery
NEUERSCHEINUNG // An amazing encyclopedia with a ground-breaking new visual approach to science, illustrated with jaw-dropping details of the natural world and the wonders of the Universe.Stunning computer-generated images pack the pages of this encyclopedia to reveal and explain spectacular aspects of the scientific world. Bursting with astonishing 3D images, Knowledge Encyclopedia Science! shows core science in stunning detail, from atomic particles and universal forces to life in all its diversity. Illustrated in colour throughout, this book is packed with essential information and quirky facts that will appeal to both curious children and interested adults. Easy-to-read, informative text encourages reading, and stunning artworks created with the latest CGI technology make it fun for families to learn something new on every page.Adopting an inventive approach to science that goes beyond the basic school curriculum, Knowledge Encyclopedia Science! interweaves core physics, chemistry, and biology topics with space exploration, life on Earth, and amazing views inside the human body, while chapters on materials and machines bring fundamental forces and chemical reactions to life.
From the fiery mass of the Sun's core to the black hole at the centre of the Milky Way, Universe takes you on the ultimate guided tour of the cosmos // Das ganze Universum in einem Buch! Besser gesagt: alles, was Sie schon immer darüber wissen wollten. Universum ist eine einzigartige Kombination aus wissenschaftlich fundiertem Nachschlagewerk und faszinierender Bilddokumentation. Mit über 2.500 spektakulären Fotos und Illustrationen wird sich Ihre gedankliche Reise ins All schon fast real anfühlen.
NEU in 2020 // Perfect for those who need some inspiration when it comes to numbers. It combines stories from history with simple visual explanations to bring maths to life // Incredible historical stories explore the often surprising origins of the maths we use today, from number sequences to trigonometry. Crazy facts, magic tricks, and mathematical brainteasers will amuse and entertain even the most reluctant math students. Find out why an hour has 60 rather than 100 minutes and how codes keep our secrets safe. Colourful and uncluttered illustrations make mathematical explanations easy to grasp in seconds and make this user-friendly book simple to navigate and a joy to browse and read.
Colourful encyclopedia for kids with exciting 3D digital illustrations that bring key topics to life // The perfect first reference book that answers trivia questions for kids with exciting and colourful 3D digital illustrations. Did you know? Encyclopedia brings key subjects such as science, geography and history to life, through beautiful 3D images and a fun interactive question and answer format, making facts for kids fun and engaging.
Poses 100 real-life questions from kids to Robert Winston on every aspect of science. Questions cover all the popular science topics, including human body: "Why do freckles come in dots on your face?"; physics: "Could you jump off the world?"; Earth: "Why is the sky blue?"; chemistry: "Why are there bubbles in boiling water?"; natural science: "Do dogs cry?", and space: "Why will the Sun explode?" // The questions were carefully selected to cover the main science topics: chemistry, physics, human body, Earth, space, and natural science. They are fun, engaging, and include some that most adults wouldn't dare ask!
NEU in 2020 // Covering everything from Pangea to the world's weirdest natural wonders, this is Earth in all its strange glory. What's Weird on Earth is an entirely new atlas adventure, with maps of UFO sightings, popular foods, every country resized according to population density, and their popularity as holiday destinations. Kids can spot the strangest features on every corner of Earth; from ancient patterns carved in the desert sand to the 29,000 bath toys that sailed the world's ocean currents after a shipwreck.
From the vast polar ice caps to windswept mountains and frozen seas, come face to face with one of Earth's greatest resources: ice. Packed with stunning CGIs, illustrations, and photography, Ice will take you on an amazing journey to our planet's most beautiful but threatened environments. Discover how glaciers form, journey alongside intrepid polar explorers, and learn about the impact of climate change. See also how people and other animals use and interact with ice. Travel from the ice ages to modern day and walk with mighty mammoths, patrol with leopard seals, witness icebergs calve, and navigate the treacherous Northwest Passage.
An amazing look at the what, why and how of science. From the geeky Greeks to explosive elements kids can enter a world of discovery as they find out the extraordinary way our world works. It's chemistry, but not as you know it.
Money might make the world go around, but only if you know how to use it, and who better to teach your child all about finance than TV presenter and financial expert Alvin Hall. They'll enter the world of business and economics, learning about how money works, from its history to how it grows.
A straight-talking guide to how politics really work. All the political structures and ideas are covered, from ancient Greek philosophy to modern governments. Find out how different systems and beliefs have developed, the ways in which laws are made, what happens behind the scenes in parliament, and how you can get involved. Plus, it clearly explains those tricky words and definitions with bright graphics and clever illustrations that kids will love.
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.
All animals need to eat to live. Some animals eat other animals, and these predators must do some amazing things to hunt their prey! // BBC Earth: Amazing Predators, a Level 6 Reader, is A2+ in the CEFR framework and supports YLE Flyers and KET exams. The longer text is made up of sentences with up to four clauses, more complex past and future tense structures, passives and time clauses.
Some of the most amazing animals are very small! They must stay away from dangerous predators, and find enough food to survive. Ladybird Readers is a graded reading series of traditional tales, popular characters, modern stories, and non-fiction, written for young learners of English as a foreign or second language.
This illustrated book for children shows you how things work. Look inside the human body, explore the magic of Venice, and take a tour around a movie studio - and much more // In this updated edition with a refreshed, contemporary style, he gives readers an exploded view of 12 objects, places, landmarks, and modes of transport. But look closer! In every picture is an alien who has lost his way: can you find him?
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