First Space Encyclopedia: A First Reference Book for Children
Zoom off into the galaxy and investigate all the planets, from Earth to Mars with First Space Encyclopedia.
Packed full of stunning photography, quizzes and amazing facts, children will become space experts in no time. Covering everything from observatories and rockets, to the solar system and the death of stars, children will discover all about space and space travel.
The First Space Encyclopedia is the perfect first reference book for children.
Robots and the Whole Technology Story (Science Sorted)
What's inside a laptop? How can you stuff 1,000 CDs into an MP3 player? Who built the Internet? How smart is the world's smartest robot? How do smartphones and TV remote controls work? The answers to these and other brilliant questions about technology can be found in this funny and fascinating book in the Science Sorted series by Glenn Murphy, bestselling author of Why Is Snot Green?. Packed to capacity with megabytes of marvellous information, this book explores everything from the first simple engines to the latest gadgets, computers and networks.
Predators: The Whole Tooth and Claw Story (Science Sorted)
What turns owls into airborne ninjas? Which creature has the highest pounce rate? Which dinosaur scared the pants off the mighty T-rex?
Glenn Murphy, author of Why Is Snot Green? and How Loud Can You Burp? leads us through the wide world of all things toothed, clawed and fearsome in this brilliantly informative book about creatures that hunt to survive.
Packed with amazing photographs, illustrations, information and jokes about all things sharp, toothy and ferocious - from lions and bears to dinosaurs and wolverines, this book contains absolutely no boring bits!
Evolution: The Whole Life on Earth Story (Science Sorted)
What is a selfish gene? What are the kingdoms of life? Why are there no car-sized bugs and beetles? Glenn Murphy, author of Why is Snot Green?, answers these and a lot of other brilliant questions in this funny and informative book.
Packed with doodles and information about all sorts of incredible things, from how we evolved from chemical soup to shrews to human beings, and why bugs really do rule the world, this book contains absolutely no boring bits!
Green Guide to Trees Of Britain And Europe (Green Guides)
Trees are the defining characteristics of any landscape, from quiet woodland to suburban streets, exhibiting great variety in their leaves, bark, fruit and flowers. The Green Guide to Trees makes identifying them easy for beginners and amateur naturalists alike.
Concise descriptions, accompanied by beautiful colour illustrations, include information on height, shape and important features like foliage and fruit. A detailed introduction includes colour photographs and information on families of trees, leaf types and botanical keys.
Knowledge Encyclopedia Space!: The Universe as You've Never Seen it Before
This space encyclopedia for children is packed with amazing facts and mind-blowing images of the wonders of the solar system and beyond - from black holes and the big bang to supernovas and comets.
Incredible cross-sections and lifelike cutaways created with ground-breaking CGI imagery reveal the inner workings of moons, planets, stars, space stations, rockets, and space suits.
Bursting with up-to-date facts, infographics, and the latest NASA images, Knowledge Encyclopedia Space is sure to enthral and inform readers of all ages. Every topic is covered in depth and detail while remaining easy to understand at a glance.
The Confidence Game: The Psychology of the Con and Why We Fall for it Every Time
The con artist: from Bernie Madoff to Clark Rockefeller to Lance Armstrong - all elegant, outsized personalities, artists of persuasion and exploiters of trust. But how do they get away with it? And what keeps us falling for them, over and over again? In The Confidence Game, Maria Konnikova investigates the psychological principles that underlie each stage of the swindle, from the put-up all the way to the fix. Exploring the psychological profile of both the con artist and his mark, we learn how grifters can be so persuasive, and how we can train ourselves to discern the signs of a story that isn't quite what it seems. Telling the unbelievable stories of the most seductive imposters in history, The Confidence Game leads us into the world of the con to examine just how easily our sense of truth can be manipulated by those around us.
Herbal Remedies Handbook: Remedies for Over 50 Common Conditions
Take charge of your health and wellness naturally with tried-and-tested plant-based home remedies.
Discover the therapeutic properties of more than 140 medicinal herbs such as turmeric, elderflower and ginger root with the Herbal Remedies Handbook. Reliable, authoritative and accessible, it's packed with expert advice and know-how on essential herbal remedies, including crucial safety and dosage information you can trust.
Ever wondered how Echinacea tea could be used to treat a cold or ginkgo biloba to boost brainpower? Discover how to prepare effective home remedies with step-by-step instructions for making herbal teas, decoctions and tinctures. Identify how to treat more than 50 common conditions including headaches, hay fever, and the symptoms of menopause, with at-a-glance charts and remedies for home use.
Compact and easy to understand, Herbal Remedies Handbook is the guide every home herbalist needs - let it be your trusted companion on the journey to natural health and wellness.
With several new plants and an updated design, this book is a revised edition of Herbal Remedies (Eyewitness Companions).
Silver award winner in the MadeForMums Awards 2017 children's books series category.
Find out all about the wonders of planet earth! DKfindout!Earth takes kids close to the all the wonders our planet holds with beautiful photography, lively illustrations, and key curriculum information. The DKfindout! series will satisfy any child who is eager to learn and acquire facts - and keep them coming back for more!
Find out all about the structure of the Earth, from its red-hot inner core to the mountains, deserts, and oceans that cover its surface. Discover why we have seasons, how the water cycle works, and why our population is growing. DKfindout!Earth is packed with up-to-date information, fun quizzes and incredible images of earth.
DKfindout!Earth will surprise and delight young readers aged 6 to 9.
Mila and her sisters live with their brother Oskar in a small forest cabin in the snow. One night, a fur-clad stranger arrives seeking shelter for himself and his men. But by the next morning, they've gone - taking Oskar with them. Fearful for his safety, Mila and her sisters set out to bring Oskar back - even it means going north, crossing frozen wild-lands to find a way past an eternal winter.
From the bestselling author of THE GIRL OF INK & STARS comes a gorgeous wintry folk tale for young and old alike - an exciting adventure to the frozen north, perfect for fans of Philip Pullman.
'This gorgeous story of bravery, sisterhood, goodbyes and beginnings is a must for everyone.' JESSIEBURTON
'The Way Past Winter is a masterclass in exquisite storytelling.' CATHERINE DOYLE
'Gorgeous, heartfelt and incredibly exciting. Her best yet, and that'ssaying something.' ROBIN STEVENS
From your head to your toes, this encyclopedia for children takes you on a tour of the human body and explains how each part works.
On every page, discover amazing facts about the human body. Did you know that you are made up of 100 trillion cells? Learn about blood vessels (capillaries, veins, and arteries) which, if they were laid out end to end, would wrap around the Earth twice! Find out what makes a balanced diet - after all, you will eat about 20 tonnes of food in your entire life! See what part of the brain makes you appreciate music (it's the right side). There are also fun quizzes, so you can assess your own personality and test your logical and reasoning skills.
An international best-seller since 2012, Human Body: A Children's Encyclopedia has now been fully updated in line with the latest research. Combining clear descriptions of human biology with awesome photographs, graphics, and CGI artworks, make your way from the skin, muscles, organs, bones, right down to your cells and DNA.
From homework projects to just reading for curiosity, this comprehensive encyclopedia is filled with everything that you need to know about what makes your body tick.
From former FBI agent and bestselling author Joe Navarro, a field guide companion to his classic What Every BODY is Saying, revealing the more than 400 essential body language indicators.
A decade after his huge international bestseller What Every BODY is Saying, which has sold more than half a million copies in the U.S. and been published in dozens of foreign territories, retired FBI agent Joe Navarro offers its follow-up. The Dictionary of Body Language is a companion “field guide” to What Every BODY is Saying, expanding the original work with hundreds of additional behaviours, and presenting them all in an easy-to-reference format.
Moving from the head down to the feet, Navarro explains the hidden meanings behind the many conscious and subconscious things we do with our bodies. We learn how to tell a person’s true feelings from movement and dilation in their pupils; what to watch for in the lips of a person who may be afraid, or lying; the many different varieties of arm-crossing, and what each one means; how the position of our thumbs when we stand akimbo reflects our mental state; and many other fascinating insights. The applications for readers are numerous, from the business environment to romantic relationships.
After reading The Dictionary of Body Language, you’ll have a new ability to read other people’s true intentions, and to adjust your own body presentation so that you can convey the right messages.
Follow the story of science and understand the significance of major discoveries and their place in the history of human civilization.
Using lavish illustrations and focusing on key scientific moments, Science takes you on a journey through the history of science, picking out every event, invention, experiment, theory, and individual that you need to know.
This brand new edition is fully up-to-date and covers everything from ancient Greek geometry to quantum physics, IVF, and global warming. From the dawn of science to the information age, Science also provides biographies of key players in the history of science, including Galileo Galilei, Michael Faraday, Marie Curie, and Alan Turing.
Perfect for anyone looking to embark on a journey of discovery and suitable for the whole family, Science is the definitive guide to our remarkable history of science.
How Psychology Works: Applied Psychology Visually Explained
Explore the human mind and understand the science behind how you and other people in your life think and act in a wide range of everyday situations with this brand new visual guide to applied psychology.
Using straightforward definitions and clear, striking visuals, The Psychology Handbook makes the workings of the brain easy to understand and shows what happens when things go wrong, with information on disorders such as anxiety and paranoia, as well as explanations of the different therapies that are used to treat them, from CBT to psychoanalysis, group therapy to art therapy.
Clear and easy to understand for both students and readers with a general interest, this book explores and explains the various approaches that psychologists use to study how people think and behave, such as behaviourism, cognitive psychology, and humanism. It also shows how these approaches can be applied to real-world situations, with examples from the workplace to the sports field, the courtroom to the classroom. Learn why psychology plays a huge role in all of our lives and develop a greater understanding of what influences our behaviour, thoughts and feelings, and those of others, in a variety of environments and scenarios.
Knowledge Encyclopedia: Updated and expanded edition (Dk Encyclopedia)
Change the way you see the world with a groundbreaking visual approach to the wonders of our planet. From Viking raiders and Samurai warriors to robotics and chemical reactions, amazing animals, the human body, the marvels of history, and more are visualized in incredible detail, inside and out, providing a mind-blowing introduction to every aspect of human knowledge.
You'll find yourself utterly absorbed as complex subjects become clear through engaging explanations, incredible illustrations, phenomenal photographs and jaw-dropping 3D images.
This fully updated edition of Knowledge Encyclopedia will continue to fascinate young readers with its microscopic detail and amazing facts on tons of topics. Explore the universe, from the inside of an atom to enormous galaxies, then discover the explosive science behind a fireworks display. Take a look at what makes the human brain so special and find out how our bodies cells make energy. Journey through history from the earliest life forms to our hairiest ancestors and then right up to our world today.
Bloomsbury Green Guides are portable handbooks to the most commonly found species in Britain and Europe.
A huge variety of wild flowers grow in fields, gardens, woodlands and even on roadsides, and recognising individual species can prove challenging. The Green Guide to Wild Flowers makes identifying them easy for beginners and amateur naturalists alike.
Concise descriptions include information on habitat, months in flower, as well as important features like fruit, leaf structure and stem
Beautiful colour illustrations of all 150 species
Detailed introduction includes colour photographs, botanical keys and information on families of wild flowers