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Marvel Year By Year A Visual History

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A new edition of the most comprehensive history of Marvel Comics ever published

Deep dive into the full story of Marvel Comics in a single, beautifully illustrated volume.

Created in full collaboration with Marvel, this fan-favorite title, last published in 2017, now covers more than 80 years of Marvel history, from the company’s first incarnation as Timely Comics to the multimedia giant it is today.

Packed with artwork from the original comics, this chronological account traces the careers of Marvel Super Heroes such as The Avengers, Spider-Man, Black Panther, Iron Man, Black Widow, and Guardians of the Galaxy, and the writers and artists that developed them. It also charts the real-life events that shaped the times and details Marvel landmarks in publishing, movies, and TV.

Evolution The Human Story

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This unrivalled illustrated guide to human evolution brings you face to face with your ancient ancestors. Travelling back in time almost eight million years, the book charts the development of our species, Homo sapiens, from tree-dwelling primates to modern humans. Evolution investigates each of our ancestors in detail and in context, from the anatomy of their bones to the environment they lived in. Detailed maps show where each species has been found and plot the gradual spread of humans around the world. Fully updated to include the latest discoveries and research – including the newly discovered species Homo naledi – Evolution presents the latest thinking on some of the most captivating questions in science, such as whether modern humans and Neanderthals interacted with each other.

Books That Changed History

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About Books That Changed HistoryImagine a world without Principia Mathematica, Rights of Man, the Bible, Shakespeare, or the Mahabharata.Books that Changed History features 75 of the world’s most momentous titles – from The Art of War to Anne Frank’s Diary – and reveals their far-ranging impact.Books are the medium through which scientists, storytellers, and philosophers introduce their ideas. Discover seminal religious and political titles, cornerstones of science such as On the Origin of Species, and ancient texts such as the I Ching, which is still used today to answer fundamental questions about human existence.Get up close to see fascinating details, such as Versalius’ exquisite anatomical illustrations in Epitome, Leonardo da Vinci’s annotated notebooks, or the hand-decorated pages in the Gutenberg Bible. Discover why Euclid’s Elements of Geometry was the most influential maths title ever published, and marvel at rare treasures such as the Aubin Codex, which tells the history of the Aztecs and the early Spanaish colonial period in Mexico.

Science -The Definitive Visual Guide

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Explore the science innovations as you have never seen them with this visual guide.

From the humble beginnings of science, right through to today’s information age – go on a journey through the history of science through its people, inventions, and discoveries. This updated 3rd edition explores astronomy, biology, geology, mathematics, and more in stunning visual detail.

Inside the pages of Science: The Definitive Visual History, you’ll find:

– The most recent scientific discoveries across a variety of fields, from astronomy to genetics
– Scientific concepts explained using clear, instantly understandable text combined with informative diagrams and CGIs
– Feature spreads that illuminate the breakthroughs that changed the world
– “Before” and “After” panels allow the reader to follow a particular theme throughout the book

This fully comprehensive visual guide delves into the groundbreaking moments in science that changed the world. Explore the experiments, theories, and individuals and why each is so significant to developing scientific thought from Greek geometry to quantum physics. This science book also includes great scientists such as Zhang Heng, Isaac Newton, and Marie Curie and gives you more information about the people behind each discovery.

The Islam Book

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About The Islam Book
Learn about the history and traditions of the Islamic faith in The Islam Book.

Part of the fascinating Big Ideas series, this book tackles tricky topics and themes in a simple and easy to follow format. Learn about Islam in this overview guide to the subject, great for novices looking to find out more and experts wishing to refresh their knowledge alike! The Islam Book brings a fresh and vibrant take on the topic through eye-catching graphics and diagrams to immerse yourself in.

Timelines Of Science

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Spectacular visual timelines tell the story of science from fossils to quantum physics

How science changed the world one discovery at a time.

Timelines of Science takes you on an astonishing journey back through the ages, showing how dedication, disasters, and eureka moments have brought us antibiotics, electricity, space exploration, and so much more.

Packed with fascinating facts, amazing images, and some seriously staggering science, this book shows how thousands of years of human endeavour have expanded our knowledge and shaped our lives.

Find out why the fruitless search for a potion of eternal life led to the birth to chemistry. See how the invention of magnifying lenses opened new windows into the cosmos and microcosmos. And learn how happy accidents led to the discovery of X-rays, batteries, pulsars, and even the big bang.

Timelines of Science is not just about science – it’s also a book about people. The stories of discovery are told through the lives of extraordinary men and women who often dared to challenge conventional wisdom in their trailblazing pursuit of scientific truth. The timelines show how each scientist “stood on the shoulders of giants”, building on the work of previous luminaries, while – in some cases – bitterly trying to overturn their rivals’ or predecessors’ theories.

English For Everyone Junior Beginner’s Course Practice Book

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About English for Everyone Junior Beginner’s Practice Book
Start learning English as a second language with this visually stimulating practice book for children ages 6-9.

Accompanying the English for Everyone Junior: Beginner’s Course, this beautifully illustrated workbook features an abundance of vocabulary and grammar exercises for children learning English as a foreign language.

When it comes to languages, practice really does make perfect! This work book guides young linguistic learners through exercises and activities to consolidate what they’ve learnt and build confidence in their skills.

Making use of a range of both familiar and new exercise mechanisms, this practice book is an invaluable research tool to test the vocabulary and grammar structures taught in the course book.

The Film Book

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About The Film Book
Immerse yourself into the world of cinema and discover action-packed chases, epic journeys, and tear-jerking moments.

Get the popcorn popping and keep the movies coming! From box office hits and cult classics to romcoms and thrillers, this is your go-to guide to movies, directors, genres, styles, and just about anything else cinema.

This ultimate movie guide profiles more than 100 of the most significant films ever made and brings cinema to life in true blockbuster fashion. Discover the behind-the-scenes stories about timeless classics like Citizen Kane and The Godfather, and take a front-row seat at lavish blockbusters like Star Wars or Titanic.

The Classical Music Book

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About The Classical Music Book
Learn about the world’s greatest classical compositions and musical traditions in The Classical Music Book.

Part of the fascinating Big Ideas series, this book tackles tricky topics and themes in a simple and easy to follow format. Learn about Classic Music in this overview guide to the subject, brilliant for novices looking to find out more and experts wishing to refresh their knowledge alike! The Classical Music Book brings a fresh and vibrant take on the topic through eye-catching graphics and diagrams to immerse yourself in.

This captivating book will broaden your understanding of Classical Music, with:

– More than 90 pieces of world-famous music
– Packed with facts, charts, timelines and graphs to help explain core concepts
– A visual approach to big subjects with striking illustrations and graphics throughout
– Easy to follow text makes topics accessible for people at any level of understanding

The Classical Music Book is a captivating introduction to music theory, crucial composers and the impact of seminal pieces, aimed at adults with an interest in the subject and students wanting to gain more of an overview. Here you’ll discover more than 90 works by famous composers from the early period to the modern day, through exciting text and bold graphics.

The Marvel Book

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About The Marvel Book
“The Marvel Book is a breath-taking tour of literally every concept that forms the gloriously bewildering and expansive Marvel Multiverse… an indispensable guide.” StarburstOne Marvel book to guide them all.

If you want to understand the Marvel Comics Universe in all its complex glory, The Marvel Book is the only book you need. It is a unique exploration of the vast, interconnected Marvel Comics Multiverse from its birth to the end of everything and beyond.

Meticulously researched and expertly written, The Marvel Book is packed with vivid, carefully sourced artwork, illuminating infographics, and incisive, specially curated essays that shed new light on the myriad wonders of the Marvel Comics universe. From iconic Super Heroes such as the Avengers, Spider-Man, and the Black Panther, to revolutionary technology like Iron Man’s armors and S.H.I.E.L.D.’s Helicarriers, to enduring villains such as Thanos and Loki, The Marvel Book explores the key concepts, characters, and events that have defined and shaped Marvel Comics over the past 80 years.

The book’s content is divided into key subject areas-The Multiverse, Science and Technology, War and Peace, Cosmic Forces, Magic and the Supernatural, and Alternate Realities-that form the foundations of Marvel Comics. The Marvel Book is a revealing and invaluable roadmap to a boundless comics universe that no Marvel fan will want to miss!

Digital Photography Complete Course

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About Digital Photography Complete Course
Master the Art of Photography in As Little As 20 Weeks

Digital Photography Complete Course 2nd Edition will teach you how to take professional-looking pictures you’ll be proud to display. The programme is completely customisable to your schedule, so you can work through the modules at your own pace. It’s also the ideal photography gift for aspiring creatives and hobby photographers.

This digital photography book will guide you through every aspect of digital photography:

– The new edition includes the latest technological and creative developments in digital photography and image manipulation
– Follows a guided learning approach with 20 interactive and user-friendly modules
– Technical concepts are explained in simple, easy-to-understand language
– Innovative graphics illustrate key theories
– Combines practical demonstrations, step-by-step tutorials, and creative assignments

Explanatorium Of History

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Take a rollercoaster ride through the past with this fact-packed and visually stunning children’s history encyclopedia.

Discover what the major turning points in history were, from the evolution and migrations of early humans, to the rise and fall of great empires such as Ancient Rome and the Aztecs. Get the inside track on wars and conflict, from medieval knights to the major clashes of World War I, World War II, the Cold War, and so much more.

This visual reference encyclopedia uses stunning photographs and supporting illustrations to trace the history of science from Ancient Greece, through the major contributions of the Islamic world,
the Scientific Revolution, the Space Race, and on to modern technology. The arts, religions, and ideas are also showcased, from the Renaissance and Greek myths to the origins of major world religions, such as Christianity and Buddhism.

Universe The Definitive Visual Guide

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Marvel at the wonders of the Universe, from stars and planets to black holes and nebulae, in this exploration of our Solar System and beyond.

Universe opens with a look at astronomy and the history of the Universe, using 3D artworks to provide a comprehensive grounding in the fundamental concepts of astronomy, including the basic techniques of practical astronomy.

The core of the book is a tour of the cosmos covering the Solar System, the Milky Way, and galaxies beyond our own. Explanatory pages introduce different celestial phenomena, such as galaxies, and are followed by catalogues that profile the most interesting and important examples.

A comprehensive star atlas completes the picture, with entries on each of the 88 constellations and a monthly sky guide showing the night sky as it appears throughout the year as viewed from both the northern and southern hemispheres.

English For Everyone Course Book Level 1

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This exciting and comprehensive self-study course is for adults learning English as a foreign language. Learn English by reinforcing key language skills, grammar rules, and vocabulary with listening, speaking, reading, and writing exercises. This Level 1 Beginner course introduces topics such as jobs and routines, leisure activities, and the home. English For Everyone is a unique new series with a visual, engaging, and easy-to-follow style to make the English language quick to learn. This course is easy to use, starting at beginner level and working up to advanced English to help you grow in confidence as you learn.

The Shakespeare Book

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Learn the entire works of one of the greatest writers of the English language in The Shakespeare Book.

Part of the fascinating Big Ideas series, this book tackles tricky topics and themes in a simple and easy to follow format. Learn about the works of William Shakespeare in this overview guide, brilliant for beginners looking to learn and experts wishing to refresh their knowledge alike! The Shakespeare Book brings a fresh and vibrant take on the topic through eye-catching graphics and diagrams to immerse yourself in.

This captivating book will broaden your understanding of Shakespeare, with:

– Every play and poem from Shakespeare’s canon, including lost plays and less well-known works of poetry
– Packed with facts, charts, timelines and graphs to help explain core concepts
– A visual approach to big subjects with striking illustrations and graphics throughout
– Easy to follow text makes topics accessible for people at any level of understanding

The Shakespeare Book is the perfect introduction to the entire canon of Shakespeare’s plays, sonnets, and other poetry, aimed at adults with an interest in the subject and students wanting to gain more of an overview. Here you’ll discover the complete works, like The Comedy of Errors, Hamlet, Othello, King Lear and Macbeth.

The Biology Book

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What is life? Why do bees dance? How do animals know their mothers? Who discovered germs? Discover the living world, how it interacts with the environment, and stand in awe of the most interesting biology facts, theories, and discoveries.

The Biology Book is written in plain English making complex biological ideas accessible to everyone! Whether you’re a student or a science enthusiast, you’ll find these pages exciting and educational because it:

– Combines creative typography, graphics, and accessible text to explore the most famous and important ideas in biology and the people behind them
– Includes a directory section for easy localisation
– Profiles more than 95 ideas and events key to the development of biology and the life sciences, with thought-provoking graphics throughout that demystify the central concepts behind each idea
– Features insightful and inspiring quotes from leading biologists and scientists, such as 2020 Nobel Laureates, Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna, as well as thinkers in other fields

Over the last few centuries, humans have been enamoured by the world around us. Trace the history of scientific thought and meet the scientists who shaped the natural sciences, such as Carl Linnaeus, Jean-Baptiste Lamarck, Charles Darwin, and Gregor Mendel. From the mechanics of plants, animals, and the human body; to DNA and genetic inheritance; and the development of vaccines, explore the crucial discoveries to understand how our world works.

The Biology Book uncovers over 95 key ideas in the field of biology. Step by step flowcharts, diagrams and accessible text will help demystify complex biological processes and help you enhance your understanding. This biology book also discusses current trends such as cloning, neuroscience, human evolution, and gene editing. Whether you’re new to the subject, a budding scientist or keen to keep up with and understand current ethical and scientific debates, The Biology Book is for you.

Picturepedia: an encyclopedia on every page

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Science and technology, nature, geography, culture, sports and hobbies, and history all combine in this mind-blowing visual encyclopedia.

From incredible insects and musical instruments to spacecraft and prehistoric life, and from art and earthquakes to American football and dogs, Picturepedia gives you a world of information on every page.

Did you know that more than half of the human body’s weight is water, and that a koi carp can live for more than 200 years? Or how about there being more than 20,000 islands in the Pacific Ocean, or that Turkey eats the most bread, with each person getting through 104.6 kg (230.5 lb) of it per year?

First published in 2015, Picturepedia has been revamped into a more thrilling edition that will take you on a visual odyssey. This brilliant book is crammed with stunning photographs, gripping information, and explanatory diagrams that allow for fascinating discoveries.

New and updated and jam-packed with thousands of pictures and fascinating facts about science, nature, culture, sports, and history, Picturepedia is the ultimate visual encyclopedia.

Space: a children’s encyclopedia

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From the Moon, Sun, and planets of our Solar System to space exploration, black holes, and dark matter, this completely revised and updated children’s encyclopedia covers all you need to know about the cosmos.

The most up-to-date images from space agencies such as NASA and ESA combine with info panels, timelines, interviews, diagrams, and activities you can do at home to help you understand the majesty and wonder of space.

Learn about the Space Race, the Apollo Moon Landings, the Voyager craft that first probed the outer planets, the Hubble telescope, and the International Space Station (ISS) – the state-of-the-art laboratory orbiting Earth.

Find out about future missions, space tourism, and the latest discoveries in the furthest reaches of our galaxy. Discover how to find constellations and where to look for stars and planets, including Venus and Mars, in the night sky. Learn how galaxies such as our Milky Way were formed.

Part of a series of best-selling encyclopedias for children, Space: A Children’s Encyclopedia is a rocket ride from the beginning of time to the near future, and from planet Earth out to the furthest reaches of the Universe.

How Space Works

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“Discover how big the Universe is, why our view of the sky is constantly changing, what came before the Big Bang, and so much more. 3, 2, 1, blast off!

Inside the pages of this comprehensive guide to astronomy for beginners, you’ll discover:

– Simple text and step-by-step graphics make astronomy easy to understand
– Fun facts and tip-of-the-tongue questions are presented through bite-sized factoids and question-and-answer features
– Clear explanations demystifying more advanced topics such as cosmic rays, dark matter, and black hole collisions

An out-of-this-world reference book about space that introduces you to the weird and wonderful world of astronomy and space exploration. From the structure of the Milky Way to the Earth’s nearest celestial body, the Moon, How Space Works takes you on an unforgettable tour through the stars and galaxies, and to the furthest reaches of space!

Answering all your burning questions about space, from ancient white dwarf stars to the Mars Rover, this visual guide explains the basics of astronomy through bold graphics and step-by-step artworks. It’s the ultimate book for armchair astronomers and space-technology enthusiasts looking for reliable and up-to-date facts and explanations.

DK’s How Things Work series uses dynamic graphics and jargon-free text to explain the modern world simply and clearly. Packed with fascinating facts and stats, these visual guides cover everything from science to philosophy, making complex topics more accessible than ever before!”

Knowledge Encyclopedia Ocean

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Explore the deep blue like you’ve never known before with this children’s encyclopedia perfect for a young explorer.

Forming part of a fantastic series of kid’s educational books, this bold and brilliant kid’s encyclopedia uses ground-breaking CGI imagery to reveal the world as you’ve never seen it before. Informative, diverse in subject matter, easy-to-read and brimming with beautiful graphics, young learners can explore the incredibly detailed cross-sections and cutaways that reveal the inner workings of our incredible oceans.

This charming children’s encyclopedia opens the world in new ways, with:

-Packed with facts, charts, timelines, and illustrations that cover a vast range of topics.
-Encompassing a visual approach with illustrations, photographs and extremely detailed 3D CGI images.
-Crystal clear text distills the key information.
-DK’s encyclopedias are fact-checked by subject experts to offer accuracy beyond online sources of information.

This fully-updated edition of Knowledge Encyclopedia Ocean! is the perfect encyclopedia for children aged 9-12, ideal for inquisitive minds, covering the topics of ocean science, seashores, polar oceans, ocean maps and so much more! Jam-packed with fun facts about sea creatures and ocean environments, you can explore sharks, jellyfish, turtles, dolphins, octopuses, penguins, and seahorses, fish and an array of other animals that call the ocean their home.

Explore, Discover And Learn!

DK’s Knowledge Encyclopedia Ocean! uncovers the marvels of the underwater world in unprecedented detail and with stunning realism. Encompassing engaging facts about animal behaviour under the water, including a closer look at the geography, geology, and ecology that lies beneath the waves from the dramatic landscapes of the deepest trench and towering underwater chimneys, to coastal coral reefs and kelp forests teeming with life, you can spend quality time diving into the deep blue with your children, accompanied by impressive visuals to engage their senses. A must-have volume for curious kids with a thirst for knowledge, this enthralling ocean encyclopedia is structured in such a way that your child can read a bit at a time, and feel comfortable to pause and ask questions. Doubling up as the perfect gift for young readers, who are always asking questions about the underwater world.

At DK, we believe in the power of discovery.

This thrilling kid’s encyclopedia is part of the Knowledge Encyclopedia educational series. Celebrate your child’s curiosity as they complete the collection and discover diverse facts about the world around them. Explore the animal kingdom like never before with Knowledge Encyclopedia Animal! Travel back in time to when dinosaurs roamed the earth with Knowledge Encyclopedia Dinosaur! And hone your knowledge on how the human body works with Knowledge Encyclopedia Human Body! Whatever topic takes their fancy, there’s an encyclopedia for everyone!

The Physics Book

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Learn about the Big Bang theory, astrophysics and gravity in The Physics Book.

Part of the fascinating Big Ideas series, this book tackles tricky topics and themes in a simple and easy to follow format. Learn about Physics in this overview guide to the subject, brilliant for beginners looking to learn and experts wishing to refresh their knowledge alike! The Physics Book brings a fresh and vibrant take on the topic through eye-catching graphics and diagrams to immerse yourself in.

This captivating book will broaden your understanding of physics, with:

– More than 100 ground-breaking ideas in this field of science
– Packed with facts, charts, timelines and graphs to help explain core concepts
– A visual approach to big subjects with striking illustrations and graphics throughout
– Easy to follow text makes topics accessible for people at any level of understanding

The Physics Book is the perfect introduction to the science, aimed at adults with an interest in the subject and students wanting to gain more of an overview. Here you’ll discover more than 90 of the most important laws and theories in the history of physics and the great minds behind them. If you’ve ever wondered exactly how physicists formulated and proved groundbreaking abstract concepts, this is the perfect book for you.

Your Physics Questions, Simply Explained

How do magnets generate electricity? What is antimatter? Is time travel possible? If you thought it was difficult to learn the many laws and concepts of physics, The Physics Book presents key information in a clear layout. Learn about Pythagoras’s observations on music, Galileo’s experiments with spheres and Isaac Newton’s theories of gravity and laws of motion with superb mind maps and step-by-step summaries.

The Law Book

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Why do we need laws? What rights are protected by law? When was forensic evidence first used in court?

This book explores big questions like these, explaining the laws and legal precedents, and religious, political, and moral codes that have shaped the world we live in. Written in plain English, The Law Book cuts through the legal jargon and is packed with pithy explanations of the most important milestones in legal history, with step-by-step diagrams and witty illustrations that untangle knotty concepts.

From the earliest laws, such as the Code of Hammurabi, through groundbreaking legislation including Magna Carta and the Abolition of the Slave Trade Act, The Law Book offers an engaging overview of legal history across the world all the way into the 21st century with copyright in the digital age, same-sex marriage, and the “right to be forgotten”. Covering the fight for universal suffrage and workers’ rights, and the establishment of international legal bodies like INTERPOL and the European Court of Justice, The Law Book explains the stories behind each milestone development.

Continuing the Big Ideas series’ trademark combination of authoritative, informative text, and bold graphics, The Law Book uses an innovative visual approach to make the subject accessible to everyone, whether you’re a law student, a legal professional, or an armchair expert.

How to be Good at English

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An easy-to-use visual guide to the core topics of English language and literature for children

Ideal for home learning, this simple and inspirational book has everything you need to get to grips with grammar and punctuation, and master essential reading and writing skills.

Need help telling your adjectives from your adverbs? Struggling to work out what that poem is really about, or where to begin with your essay? Using short, straightforward explanations and clear graphics to shed light on the trickiest of topics, this is the perfect guide to understanding and using the English language.

Illustrated examples make daunting grammar accessible and fun, and help develop an understanding that can be applied to school studies. Annotated texts complement concise, practical guidance to support students in developing sound analytical and writing skills. The carefully selected reading recommendations will inspire reading for pleasure, while clear links between topics will ensure that students not only understand language techniques but know how to apply them effectively.

How to be Good at English will inspire students to uncover and enjoy the art and power of language, supporting them on their way to becoming confident and accomplished readers, writers, and speakers.

Knowledge Encyclopedia Dinosaur

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Journey back in time to explore the prehistoric world like you’ve never known before with this children’s encyclopedia perfect for young dinosaur lovers.

Forming part of a fantastic series of kid’s educational books, this bold and brilliant dinosaur book for kids uses ground-breaking CGI imagery to reveal the prehistoric world as you’ve never seen it before. Informative, diverse in subject matter, easy-to-read and brimming with beautiful graphics, young dino lovers can explore the incredibly detailed cross-sections and cutaways that reveal the inner workings of all things dinosaur-related!

This charming children’s encyclopedia opens the prehistoric world in new ways, with:

-Packed with facts, charts, timelines that cover a vast range of topics.
-Encompassing a visual approach with illustrations, photographs and extremely detailed 3D images.
-Crystal clear text distills the key information.
-DK’s encyclopedias are fact-checked by subject experts to offer accuracy beyond online sources of information.

This fully-updated edition of Knowledge Encyclopedia Dinosaur! is the perfect encyclopedia for children aged 9-12, ideal for inquisitive minds, covering over 60 prehistoric creatures, from the age of dinosaurs to the Ice Age. Jam-packed with fun facts about your favourite dinosaurs and lesser-known species, such as the Velociraptor having three large killer claws on eat foot to hunt down prey, and the long-necked diplodocus stretching the length of three school buses, this dinosaur encyclopedia is a must-have volume for children.
Explore, Discover And Learn!

DK’s Knowledge Encyclopedia Dinosaur! uncovers the marvels of our world in unprecedented detail and with stunning realism. Encompassing engaging facts about over 60 species of dinosaur, including a closer look at dinosaur diversity, fossilization, and the new era of dinosaurs. With this incredible enyclopedia, you can spend quality time exploring the dynamic world of dinosaurs with your children, accompanied by impressive visuals to engage their senses. A must-have volume for curious kids with a thirst for knowledge, this enthralling encyclopedia is structured in such a way that your child can read a bit at a time, and feel comfortable to pause and ask questions. Doubling up as the perfect gift for young readers, who are always asking questions about the prehistoric world.

At DK, we believe in the power of discovery.

This thrilling kid’s encyclopedia is part of the Knowledge Encyclopedia educational series. Celebrate your child’s curiosity as they complete the collection and discover diverse facts about the world around them. Dive into the deep blue with Knowledge Encyclopedia Ocean! Journey into the vastness of the universe with Knowledge Encyclopedia Space! And hone your knowledge on how the human body works with Knowledge Encyclopedia Human Body! Whatever topic takes their fancy, there’s an encyclopedia for everyone!

An Encyclopedia Of Everything Our World In Pictures

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From animals to the internet, and from pandemics to global warming, this children’s encyclopedia includes everything you need to know on just about everything!

Have you ever wondered what the earliest photograph ever taken was? Or what the latest Rover on Mars looks like? How about the speed of which a red kangaroo can jump? If you find yourself seeking the answers to these quirky questions and so many more, then Our World in Pictures Encyclopedia may be the book for you!

Explore galleries of intriguing objects on a range of topics, from plants to space, and from sports to ancient civilizations. This engaging encyclopedia for children aged 9-12 takes you on a fascinating journey from the past to present day – and into the future!

Celebrate your child’s curiosity as they explore:

– Includes more than 1,200 images, including beautiful photographs and never-before-seen illustrations
– Highly visual approach to learning
– Ideal combination of colourful diagrams with infographic text boxes

Prepare to build your knowledge on a wide range of topics, including: space, earth, nature, science, technology, history, culture and society, and entertainment. the striking illustrations, photographs and diagrams featured throughout provide an optimum visual learning experience for both children and adults alike, accompanied by an array of fun facts on just about everything!

In association with DK Smithsonian, the text proves easily-accessible for readers aged 9-12, yet can be enjoyed by the entire family, making this enthralling children’s encyclopedia a beautiful and educational gift that can be passed down generations.

Learn all about the world one picture at a time!

If you like Our World in Pictures Encyclopedia then why not complete the collection? Part of the highly-visual Our World In Pictures series, avid readers can dive into the world of dinosaurs with The Dinosaur Book, become a vehicle virtuoso with Cars, Trains, Ships and Planes and venture on a journey across the globe with Countries, Cultures, People & Places.

The Medicine Book

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Discover the most important and groundbreaking milestones in the history of medicine, and the people behind them.

From ancient herbal remedies to modern drugs, this accessible medical reference book explores the breakthroughs and discoveries that have shaped our modern-day understanding of medicine.

Inside the pages of this illustrated medicine history book, you’ll discover:

– Profiles of more than 90 of the biggest ideas, breakthroughs, and milestones in international medical history
– Thought-provoking graphics and flow-charts that demystify the central concepts behind each medical idea
– Insightful and inspiring quotes from famous physicians, scientists, politicians, and academics

How are illnesses diagnosed? How do vaccinations work? Why are some pandemics so deadly?

This informative book about medicine through time answers big questions like these and many more!

Packed with pithy explanations, step-by-step diagrams and bright illustrations, The Medicine Book cuts through the jargon and offers a clear overview of the greatest medical breakthroughs. Learn about major diseases such as cancer and the global eradication of smallpox. Explore new developments in IVF and gene manipulation, as well as medical science’s response to global challenges, such as COVID-19.

It’s perfect for medical professionals, students of medicine, or anyone interested in the fascinating medical history of the world.

Animal Knowledge Genius

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Blow the minds of your friends and family with your animal knowledge. This brilliant nature quiz book is suited for hours of family fun!

Do you know the difference between a great white shark and a giant manta ray? Can you spot the difference between a dung beetle and a tiger beetle? Challenge yourself and the family to this brain-busting nature challenge!

In this exciting family activity book, you’ll find:

– Reference spreads which introduce a topic and give all the essential info
– Quiz pages, packed with pictures to pore over and put your knowledge to the test
– Test Yourself panels across three levels of difficulty – starter, challenger, and genius
– A fun fact with every image gives a clue
– Answers appear upside down on the page

This stunning visual encyclopedia of animal knowledge is packed with hundreds of fantastic facts. An irresistibly interactive kids book that will have you challenging yourself and the family over and over again.

This entertaining general knowledge book for kids will test your brainpower and challenge you to learn so much more. Can you complete all these levels of difficulty as the challenge gets harder?

Packed with more than 60 topics across the animal world and eye-popping images, this animal activity book is excellent for brain training and makes learning way more fun. It’s perfect for children aged 9-12 or geniuses of all ages.

Look out for more fun family quiz books in this series from DK. Put your general knowledge skills to the test and take on the Knowledge Genius! brain-busting challenge!

The Literature Book

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Learn about the greatest works of literature, and the lives of those who wrote them in The Literature Book.

Part of the fascinating Big Ideas series, this book tackles tricky topics and themes in a simple and easy to follow format. Learn about Literature in this overview guide to the subject, brilliant for beginners looking to learn and experts wishing to refresh their knowledge alike! The Literature Book brings a fresh and vibrant take on the topic through eye-catching graphics and diagrams to immerse yourself in.

This captivating book will broaden your understanding of Literature, with:

– More than 100 ground-breaking ideas on major literary works
– Packed with facts, charts, timelines and graphs to help explain core concepts
– A visual approach to big subjects with striking illustrations and graphics throughout
– Easy to follow text makes topics accessible for people at any level of understanding

The Literature Book is the perfect introduction to masterpieces from the world’s greatest authors, aimed at adults with an interest in the subject, and literature students wanting to gain more of an overview. Here you’ll discover more than 100 articles exploring landmark novels, short stories, plays, and poetry that reinvented the art of writing in their time.

Your Literature Questions, Simply Explained

From the Iliad to The Great Gatsby, embark on a fascinating, graphic-led journey through the greatest works of poetry and prose. If you thought it was difficult to learn about the fictional masterpieces of our time and the literary geniuses behind them, The Literature Book presents key information in a clear layout. From Modernism to Shakespearean, Realism to Romanticism, discover the literary movements through superb mind maps and step-by-step summaries.

How Philosophy Works

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Demystifying the key ideas of the world’s greatest philosophers, and exploring all of the most important branches of thought including philosophy of science, philosophy
of religion and feminist philosophy in a uniquely visual way, this book is the perfect introduction to the history of philosophy.

A clear and accessible guide to philosophy, How Philosophy Works combines bold infographics and jargon-free text to demystify fundamental concepts. Covering everything from ethics to epistemology and phenomenology, the book presents the ideas and theories of key philosophical traditions and philosophers – from Plato and Socrates to Nietzsche and Wittgenstein via Kant – in a novel, easy-to-understand way.

Its infographics will help you to understand the elements of philosophy on a conceptual level and, by tackling life’s “big questions”, it will help you to look at the world in an entirely new way.

With its unique graphic approach and clear, authoritative text, How Philosophy Works is the perfect introduction to philosophy, and the ideal companion to DK’s The Philosophy Book in the “Big Ideas” series.

How Art Works

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“What goes into creating art? How can we learn to “”read”” paintings? What are the key elements of composition?

If you’ve ever found yourself seeking the answers to the above questions and more, then this may be the book for you! An art book like no other, How Art Works uses practical graphics to demonstrate the techniques, styles, materials, and concepts that lie behind great art. It shows you how to interpret paintings, drawings, and sculptures, and reveals how art is made, laying out the key techniques and materials in visual detail. It also explains the nuts and bolts of the technical aspects behind art, such as perspective and composition, and shows how to identify major artistic styles and movements.

This awe-inspiring art history book features:

– Oil and watercolour painting, drawing, ceramics, sculpture, and more
– Explains the technical aspects of visual arts including perspective, light, colour, form, and texture
– A selection of major art movements such as Impressionism, Cubism, Surrealism and more
– Shows how information, messages, and emotion can be conveyed through art
– Highlights key inventions and developments

Providing all you need to know to build on your artistic understanding and appreciation, this is the perfect book for art lovers of all kinds, whether you’re an art student, or you’re simply a lover of visual art and are looking to discover more about art but aren’t sure where to begin.

At DK, we believe in the power of discovery.

So why stop there?

How Art Works is part of DK’s widely successful How Stuff Works series. Discover the inner workings of the mind with How the Brain Works, succeed in all things science with How Science Works and discover the cosmos like you’ve never known before with How Space Works. Whatever topic sparks your interests, there’s a plethora of knowledge to discover!”

How Technology Works

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Have you ever asked yourself how the inventions, gadgets, and devices that surround us actually work? Discover the hidden workings of everyday technology with this graphic guide.

How Technology Works demystifies the machinery that keeps the modern world going, from simple objects such as zip fasteners and can openers to the latest, most sophisticated devices of the information age, including smart watches, personal digital assistants, and driverless cars. It includes inventions that have changed the course of history, like the internal combustion engine, as well as technologies that might hold the key to our future survival, including solar cells and new kinds of farming to feed a growing population.

All the way through the book, step-by-step explanations are supported by simple and original graphics that take devices apart and show you how they work. The opening chapter explains principles that underpin lots of devices – from basic mechanics to electricity to digital technology. From there on, devices are grouped by application – such as the home, transport, and computing – making them easy to find and placing similar devices side by side.

How Technology Works is perfect for anyone who didn’t have a training in STEM subjects at school or is simply curious about how the modern world works.

The Maths Book

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Learn about the most important mathematical ideas, theorems, and movements in The Maths Book.

Part of the fascinating Big Ideas series, this book tackles tricky topics and themes in a simple and easy to follow format. Learn about Maths in this overview guide to the subject, great for novices looking to find out more and experts wishing to refresh their knowledge alike! The Maths Book brings a fresh and vibrant take on the topic through eye-catching graphics and diagrams to immerse yourself in.

This captivating book will broaden your understanding of Maths, with:

– More than 85 ideas and events key to the development of mathematics
– Packed with facts, charts, timelines and graphs to help explain core concepts
– A visual approach to big subjects with striking illustrations and graphics throughout
– Easy to follow text makes topics accessible for people at any level of understanding

The Maths Book is a captivating introduction to the world’s most famous theorems, mathematicians and movements, aimed at adults with an interest in the subject and students wanting to gain more of an overview. Charting the development of maths around the world from Babylon to Bletchley Park, this book explains how maths help us understand everything from patterns in nature to artificial intelligence.

Your Maths Questions, Simply Explained

What is an imaginary number? Can two parallel lines ever meet? How can maths help us predict the future? This engaging overview explores answers to big questions like these and how they contribute to our understanding of maths. If you thought it was difficult to learn about topics like algebra and statistics, The Maths Book presents key information in an easy to follow layout. Learn about the history of maths, from ancient ideas such as magic squares and the abacus to modern cryptography, fractals, and the final proof of Fermat’s Last Theorem.

The Dinosaurs Book

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If You Think You Know Everything About Dinosaurs, Think Again. This Brilliant, Best-selling Encyclopaedia Is Absolutely Essential Reading For Dinosaur Devotees. Spilling Over With More Than 1, 000 Stunning Images And Hundreds Of Fascinating Facts, This Spectacular Visual Tour Takes You Up Close And Personal With The Most Incredible Creatures That Ever Existed. Dinosaurs And Other Prehistoric Creatures Are Shown In Realistic Digital Reconstructions With Stunning Colour And Amazing Detail. You’ll Discover How Big They Grew, Where They Lived, What They Ate, How They Evolved, How They Survived, And Much, Much More. You’ll Wonder At Fossilised Bones, Teeth, Eggs, And Adaptations For Self-defence. You’ll Explore The Big Breakthrough That Established New Links Between Dinosaurs And Modern Birds. You’ll Examine The Most Recent Prehistoric Discoveries, Including The Nodosaur Dinosaur Aged 110 Million Years Old And The Remarkable Feathered Dinosaurs Unearthed In China. The Dinosaurs Book Is The Go-to Guide For Dinosaur Enthusiasts, Homework Help, Or Just A Welcome Addition To Your Family Library.

Knowledge Encyclopedia Human Body

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Do you ever wonder what is happening inside you right now? See for yourself with this breath-taking book that takes you on a complete tour of the human body. Jaw-dropping new computer-generated images showcase the many parts, organs, tissues, and systems that keep you firing on all cylinders! These strikingly realistic pictures zoom in on the amazing wonders of the human body in breath-taking detail. See how it looks and learn how it works with easy explanations and fascinating facts and figures. Discover why sweating could save your life, how the brain makes memories, and why blood is bright red, together with much, much more in this unforgettable encyclopedia. Knowledge encyclopedia human body! Gives you a unique view of the human body inside and out. Part of DK’s hugely successful knowledge encyclopedia series, this is the perfect accompaniment to the school syllabus and an essential addition to every family library.

General Knowledge Genius

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A brilliant quiz book for clever kids – put your general knowledge to the test and boggle your family and friends with your brainpower!

Can you name the longest river in Europe? Do you know your skull from your sternum? Can you identify an archaeopteryx and an allosaurus? Can you recognise the flags of India and Italy?

You can!

Then what are you waiting for? Open the pages of General Knowledge Genius to find out what you know, and challenge yourself to learn even more!

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.

Super Simple Physics

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Crammed with fascinating facts and all the core curriculum topics, this physics book will have you exam-ready in no time!

Created in association with the Smithsonian Institution, this completely comprehensive guide makes physics crystal clear. It’s the perfect support for home and school learning.

This super simple science book cuts through the jargon and breaks down the information into easy, manageable chunks. From atoms and states of matter to scalars and vectors, this indispensable guide is packed with everything you need to quickly and easily understand physics.

The Ultimate Physics Revision Book

Every page is designed to make even the most complex scientific subjects accessible and engaging. Topics are covered in one easy-to-follow single page and fully illustrated to explain the concept – perfect for visual learners. The essential points are in a Key Facts box, which is great for checking back later when revising. Calculations and graphs are set out in simple, logical steps to make the science feel achievable for all students.

Whether you’re a keen physicist or just looking to get an A+,, this accessible science revision guide for children offers clear and concise coverage of all the core physics topics. From dramatic images of planets to bolts of lightning, vivid photography makes it easy for students to relate physics to the world around them.

Encyclopedia of Animals

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“This A-Z encyclopedia offers children fascinating information about their favorite animals. With explanations of classification, adaptation, migration, and conservation issues, children will gain fascinating insight into the behaviors, biology, and environments of the planet’s wildlife.

Includes a diverse and engaging list of animals and serves as an excellent scientific reference book. Whether reading for fun or as a homework aid, there’s plenty to expand young minds.”

Super Simple Maths

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From probability to statistics and from algebra to geometry, this guide makes complex topics easy to grasp at a glance. Perfect support for coursework, homework, and exam revision.

Each topic on the Maths curriculum is broken down into bitesize chunks, to make it simple to understand and accessible for all students. There are colourful diagrams and graphs to make each concept crystal clear and bring maths into focus for visual learners and even the most reluctant mathematicians.

Information panels explore certain topics in greater detail, from calculations worked through step-by-step to stories about maths in the real world. For revision, there are practice questions to test your understanding and handy “Key facts” boxes that provide bullet points that you can easily memorize.

With clear, concise coverage of all the core maths topics, Super Simple Maths is an accessible guide to maths for students aged 11 to 16, making studying for exams the easiest it’s ever been.

Super Simple Chemistry

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A fantastic aid for coursework, homework, and studying for tests, this comprehensive guide covers Next Generation Science Standards, for grades 6-10 and will have you ready for tests and exams in no time.

Each topic is fully illustrated to support the information, make the facts crystal clear, and bring the science to life. A large central image explains the idea visually and each topic is summed up on a single page, helping children to quickly get up to speed and really understand how chemistry works.

Information boxes explain the theory with the help of simple graphics and for further studying, a handy “Key Facts” box provides a simple summary you can check back on later.

With clear, concise coverage of all the core topics, Super Simple Chemistry is the perfect accessible guide to chemistry for children, supporting classwork, and making studying for exams the easiest it’s ever been.

How Business Works

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“Learn the essentials of business, finance, and company management with this unique graphic guide from DK!

If you’re perplexed by profit margins, confused by cash flow, or baffled by balance sheets, all your questions and many more are answered in this indispensable business book. Get to grips with how companies work, from research and development, to sales and marketing, and production and distribution.

Eye-catching visual aids give a helpful representation of each and every aspect of business, while complex subjects are broken down into concise explanations, expressed in easy-to-understand language. Crammed with essential terms and key concepts, How Business Works is perfect for anyone looking to take their business to the next level, or those learning the ropes from the ground to the top.

Within this one-stop guide you will find:

-Hundreds of colorful images and engaging graphics
-Demystifying explanations of complex theories and financial jargon
-Up-to-date guidance on remote and flexible business strategies
-Comprehensive information about international business practice, equipping you with the skills to tackle the global marketplace

Whether you’re launching a startup, having trouble managing stakeholder relationships, or simply interested in all things business, you wont find a more comprehensive guide than this!

Much more than a standard business management or self help book, How Business Works shows you what other titles only tell you, combining solid reference with no-nonsense advice.

Having trouble adjusting to our working from home business culture? This new and improved edition includes the latest tips and techniques to help you stay motivated and achieve the best possible results while working remotely.

Reach new heights of personal development!

Take your learning to the next level with How Management Works and How to Start Your Own Business – the perfect learning companions to accompany this practical business reference book.

Want to stretch your brain even further? Discover DK’s extremely successful How … works series, a curated collection of more than a dozen graphic reference books covering topics from psychology, to technology and music, and many more!”

Super Simple Biology

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From reproduction to respiration and from enzymes to ecosystems, this guide makes complex topics easy to grasp at a glance. Perfect support for coursework, homework, and exam revision.

Each topic is fully illustrated to support the information, make the facts crystal clear, and bring the science to life. For key ideas, “How it works” and “Look closer” boxes explain the theory with the help of simple graphics. And for revision, a handy “Key facts” box provides a simple summary you can check back on later.

With clear, concise coverage of all the core biology topics, SuperSimple Biology is the perfect accessible guide to biology for children, supporting classwork, and making studying for exams the easiest it’s ever been.

How Management Works

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“Discover everything you need to know to improve your management skills, and understand key management and business theories with this unique graphic guide.

Combining clear, jargon-free language and bold, eye-catching graphics, How Management Works is a definitive and user-friendly guide to all aspects of organizational management. Learn whether it is more e­ffective to lead through influence or control? Is delegation the key to productivity and how do you deal with di­fferent personalities?

Drawing on the latest theories and practices – and packed with graphics and diagrams that demystify complex management concepts – this book explains everything you need to know to build your management skills and get the very best out of your team. It is essential reading if you are an established or aspiring manager, or are studying a course in business or management.

Much more than a standard business-management or self-help book, How Management Works shows you what other titles only tell you, combining solid reference with no-nonsense advice. It is the perfect primer for anyone looking to start their own business, become a more effective leader, or simply learn more about the world of business and management.”

Knowledge Encyclopedia Science

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“See science as you’ve never seen it before.

This extraordinary encyclopedia fuels your imagination with its truly ground-breaking visual approach to the world around us. Jaw-dropping 3D computer-generated images burst from the pages, detailing the tiny atoms that make up our Universe and the incredible forces that keep it all together. From mixtures and metamorphosis to friction and flying, the wonders of biology, chemistry, and physics are brought to together in one must-have volume. Travel to the tropics to see feeding flamingoes, dive deep underwater to swim with a blue whale, and rush to the racetrack to lift the top on a Formula 1 car.

Knowledge Encyclopedia: Science! covers all the key core subjects in glorious technicolour detail alongside easy explanations and fun facts to spark young minds to the science that surrounds us.

Part of DK’s hugely successful Knowledge Encyclopedia series, this is the perfect accompaniment to the school syllabus and an essential addition to every family library.”

The Psychology Book

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Learn about human nature, behaviour and how the mind works with The Psychology Book.

Part of the fascinating Big Ideas series, this book tackles tricky topics and themes in a simple and easy to follow format. Learn about Psychology in this overview guide to the subject, brilliant for beginners looking to learn and experts wishing to refresh their knowledge alike! The Psychology Book brings a fresh and vibrant take on the topic through eye-catching graphics and diagrams to immerse yourself in.

This captivating book will broaden your understanding of Psychology, with:

– More than 100 ground-breaking ideas in this field of science
– Packed with facts, charts, timelines and graphs to help explain core concepts
– A visual approach to big subjects with striking illustrations and graphics throughout
– Easy to follow text makes topics accessible for people at any level of understanding

The Psychology Book is the perfect introduction to the science, aimed at adults with an interest in the subject and students wanting to gain more of an overview. Here you’ll discover key concepts by psychologists who have significantly enhanced our understanding of the human mind and behaviour. Learn about everyone who’s contributed to the big ideas in psychology, incorporating the ideas of today’s scientists as well those of the ancient philosophers and pioneers.

Your Psychological Questions, Simply Explained

If you thought it was difficult to learn psychology and its many concepts, The Psychology Book presents the key ideas in a clear layout. Learn about the key personalities of the 19th and 20th centuries whose work has made significant contributions to our understanding of human behaviour. Superb mind maps and step-by-step summaries explain the line of thought clearly for students of psychology and for anyone with a general interest in understanding the human mind.

The Philosophy Book

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Discover how our big social, political and ethical ideas are formed with The Philosophy Book.

Part of the fascinating Big Ideas series, this book tackles tricky topics and themes in a simple and easy to follow format. Learn about Philosophy in this overview guide to the subject, brilliant for beginners looking to learn and experts wishing to refresh their knowledge alike! The Philosophy Book brings a fresh and vibrant take on the topic through eye-catching graphics and diagrams to immerse yourself in.

This captivating book will broaden your understanding of Philosophy, with:

– Key quotes from more than 100 of the great thinkers of philosophy
– Packed with facts, charts, timelines and graphs to help explain core concepts
– A visual approach to big subjects with striking illustrations and graphics throughout
– Easy to follow text makes topics accessible for people at any level of understanding

The Philosophy Book is the perfect introduction to philosophy, aimed at adults with an interest in the subject and students wanting to gain more of an overview. Here you’ll discover how key concepts in philosophy have shaped our world, with authoritative articles that explore big ideas. Learn about everyone who’s contributed to the flow of world philosophy, from antiquity to the modern age, through superb mind maps explaining the line of thought.

Your Philosophical Questions, Simply Explained

If you thought it was difficult to learn philosophy and its many concepts, The Philosophy Book presents the key ideas in a clear layout. Find out what philosophers thought about the nature of reality, and the fundamental questions we ask ourselves; What is the meaning of life? What is the Universe made of? And work your way through the different branches of philosophy such as metaphysics and ethics, from ancient and modern thinkers.

Dance Dance Dance

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An assault on the senses, part murder mystery, part metaphysical speculation; a fable for our times as catchy as a rock song blasting from the window of a sports car.

High-class call girls billed to Mastercard. A psychic 13-year-old dropout with a passion for Talking Heads. A hunky matinee idol doomed to play dentists and teachers. A one-armed beach-combing poet, an uptight hotel clerk and one very bemused narrator caught in the web of advanced capitalist mayhem.

Combine this offbeat cast of characters with Murakami’s idiosyncratic prose and out comes Dance Dance Dance.

‘If Raymond Chandler had lived long enough to see Blade Runner, he might have written something like Dance Dance Dance’ Observer

Trees, Leaves, Flowers and Seeds

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A unique and beautiful children’s guide to the extraordinary world of plants, from the smallest seeds to the tallest trees.

We couldn’t live without plants. We need them for food, shelter, even the air we breathe, yet we know surprisingly little about them. Why do thistles bristle with spines? How do some plants trap and eat insects? Did you know there are trees more than 5,000 years old? Trees, Leaves, Flowers & Seeds explores the mysterious world of plants to find the answers to these and many more questions.

Each type of plant – such as a flowering plant, a tree, a grass, or cactus – is examined close-up, with an example shown from all angles and even in cross-section. Then picture-packed galleries show the wonderful variety of plants on different themes, perhaps the habitat they grow in, a flower family, or the plants that supply us with our staple foods. But the book also takes a fun, more sideways look at some truly weird and wonderful plants, including trees with fruits like a giant’s fingers, orchids that look like monkey faces, seeds that spin like helicopters, and trees that drip poison.

So open this fascinating book and find out more about the amazing world of trees, leaves, flowers, and seeds.

The Mythology Book

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Learn about compelling worlds and characters depicted in myths and legends in The Mythology Book.

Part of the fascinating Big Ideas series, this book tackles tricky topics and themes in a simple and easy to follow format. Learn about Mythology in this overview guide to the subject, brilliant for novices looking to find out more and experts wishing to refresh their knowledge alike! The Mythology Book brings a fresh and vibrant take on the topic through eye-catching graphics and diagrams to immerse yourself in.

This captivating book will broaden your understanding of Mythology, with:

– More than 80 classics retold and explained in mythology
– Packed with facts, charts, timelines and graphs to help explain core concepts
– A visual approach to big subjects with striking illustrations and graphics throughout
– Easy to follow text makes topics accessible for people at any level of understanding

The Mythology Book allows you delve into each myth, discover the meanings behind them, and understand their significance to different cultures worldwide – aimed at adults with an interest in the subject and wanting to gain more of an overview. Here you’ll find global coverage of world myths, profiling everything from the well-known tales of the Greeks, Norsemen, and Egyptians to the legends of the Caribbean, the Americas, Oceania, and East Asia.

Your Mythological Questions, Simply Explained

Learn about myths in this essential guide, from early creation beliefs to classical hero narratives and the recurring theme of the afterlife. Delve into each myth and discover the meanings behind these stories, getting to the heart of their significance to different cultures worldwide. If you thought it was difficult to learn about the many classic stories, The Mythology Book presents key information in a clear layout. Discover Zeus, god of the sky and ruler of the Olympian gods, Loki, the cunning trickster with a knack for causing havoc, Thor with his mighty hammer, and Hades, ruler of the underworld – and much more.

The Crime Book

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Learn about the world’s most notorious cons, heists, and murders in The Crime Book.

Part of the fascinating Big Ideas series, this book tackles tricky topics and themes in a simple and easy to follow format. Learn about Crime in this overview guide to the subject, brilliant for novices looking to find out more and true crime experts wishing to refresh their knowledge alike! The Crime Book brings a fresh and vibrant take on the topic through eye-catching graphics and diagrams to immerse yourself in.

This captivating book will broaden your understanding of Crime, with:

– More than 100 ground-breaking accounts of true crime
– Packed with facts, charts, timelines and graphs to help explain core concepts
– A visual approach to big subjects with striking illustrations and graphics throughout
– Easy to follow text makes topics accessible for people at any level of understanding

The Crime Book is a captivating introduction to the world’s most notorious criminal cases, aimed at adults with an interest in the subject and students wanting to gain more of an overview. Here you’ll discover more than 100 sinister accounts of true crime through exciting text and bold graphics.

Art A Children’s Encyclopedia

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This beautiful art book for children charts the evolution of the greatest cultural achievements in painting, sculpture and photography. Art: A Children’s Encyclopedia traces the development of painting, from prehistoric cave drawings to the Mona Lisa to contemporary street art. Get to grips with world-famous sculptures, including the Terracotta Army and Michelangelo’s David. Find out about photography, from pinhole cameras to digital imagery and iconic photography such as Neil Leifer’s Ali versus Liston.With amazing facts, clear explanations, and stunning photography, Art: A Children’s Encyclopedia is the essential introduction to the art world for children.

Help Your Kids with English

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Overview of Help Your Kids with English: A Unique Step-by-Step Visual Guide Book
Reduce the stress of studying English and help your child with their homework by following Help Your Kids with English, a unique visual guide that demystifies the subject for everyone. Carol Vorderman uses clear, accessible pictures, diagrams and easy-to-follow step-by-steps to cover all the important areas including punctuation, grammar, spelling and communication skills, so you can approach even the most complex English concepts with confidence. Includes cross-references throughout to show links between language ideas and a glossary of key terms.

Help Your Kids with Science

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Help Your Kids with Science (DKYR): A Unique Step-by-Step Visual Guide Book Information:
p-by-step approach to understanding Biology, Physics, and Chemistry from Carol Vorderman reduce the stress of science homework and revision and help your child by following help your kids with Science, a unique visual guide that demystifies the subject for everyone. With clear, accessible pictures, diagrams, and easy-to-follow step-by-step, this book covers all the important areas of Biology, Chemistry, and Physics. You’ll learn to approach even the most complex Science problems with confidence. Although focused on the science taught to 11-16 year olds at school, this guide will help older students, even adults. The reference section includes a glossary of key scientific terms and symbols. Help your kids with Science is the perfect guide for every frustrated parent and desperate child, who wants to understand Science and put it into practice.”.

How Science Works Facts Visually Explain

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This visual guide is packed with amazing diagrams and infographics to answer all your burning scientific head-scratchers – from gravity and black holes to earthquakes and gene therapy.

In How Science Works you will find the most fascinating phenomena in the Universe visually explained, from pulleys to string theory, light to lasers, and chemical reactions to artificial intelligence. If you have ever wondered why the sky is blue, how a black hole works, or what happens in a tsunami, this indispensable guide is for you.

Rather than long columns of text, How Science Works is filled with diagrams and infographics, to make even the most difficult concept fun and easy to grasp. Turn the pages to understand dark matter, radioactivity and so much more, and find answers to the really big questions including how life began, will the Universe end, and are we really alone?

With hours of enthralling reading, How Science Works is the book you wished you’d had at school and it’s the one you’ll want for your family.

Astronomy

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Take a look through the lens and discover the beauty and science of the magnificent night
sky – and beyond!

This stunningly-illustrated space book is split into eight sections that cover every aspect
of astronomy. Learn about the history of discoveries in the field and astronomical phenomena, from the earliest human civilizations to the present day, and then take a lavish visual tour of the Solar System, complete with the most spectacular photographs of the planets.

A magnificent month-by-month guide to the night sky, with profiles of all 88 constellations, over 100 star charts covering both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres, and an almanac of astronomical events over the next decade, Astronomy: A Visual Guide will help you to navigate your way around the night sky, and locate stars, galaxies, and other objects.

Soar into the pages of this spectacular space book to reveal:

– All 88 constellations with over 100 star charts and a guide to the latest space-observing equipment.
– Groundbreaking discoveries and the most awe-inspiring images of the universe.
– Written by Ian Ridpath, the editor of Norton’s Star Atlas.
– Includes a 10-year calendar of celestial events such as eclipses and comet appearances.

Also featuring no-nonsense advice on how to observe the skies using the naked eye, binoculars, and telescopes, Astronomy: A Visual Guide is the perfect guide for keen amateur astronomers, as well as a great reference book for the whole family.

Merriam-Webster Children’s Dictionary

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A world of information awaits in this engaging illustrated dictionary for kids!

Featuring over 35,000 entries and more than 3,000 full-color photographs and illustrations, this children’s dictionary makes learning new words fun!

Created by the renowned language experts at Merriam-Webster, this English dictionary for kids ages 7-9 includes:

• Reference section with continent maps and information, world flags, U.S. state information and flags, and a full list of U.S. presidents and vice-presidents
• Synonym and Word History boxes that highlight particular characteristics and meanings of words
• Maps that include new countries, borders and cities
• Clear definitions written for young readers are combined with full-color images, enhancing the learning experience

Featuring a fresh design with color-coded page borders for each letter of the alphabet, and modern photographs and illustrations that give a lively, accessible look at the entries, this junior dictionary is the ultimate school project companion!

Each entry is fully explained with its definition, usage, examples, and notes on spelling and punctuation. Word senses have been refreshed to reflect modern usage, and maps and country statistics have been updated to include new countries, cities, borders and flags.

Whether at home or in school, Merriam-Webster Children’s Dictionary is an indispensable reference resource for children to have on hand as they work through school assignments and learn important research skills.

The Economics Book

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All your complicated economic questions and theories explained by world experts.

Economics is a broad topic and if you’re not an economist by profession, your knowledge might be limited – until now! The Economics Book is your jargon-free, visual guide to understanding the production and distribution of wealth.

Using a combination of authoritative, clear text, and bold graphics, this encyclopedia explores and explains big questions and issues that affect us all – everything from taxation, to recession, to the housing market and much more! By following an innovative visual approach, The Economics Book demystifies and untangles complicated theories. Make sense of abstract concepts through colourful graphics, fun facts, and step-by-step flow diagrams.

Satisfy Your Hunger for Knowledge

Dive deeper into the history of economics with this page-turning book! From the ancient Greeks to today, you’ll discover over 100 key ideas from the world’s greatest theorists, such as Thomas Malthus, John Maynard Keynes, and Milton Friedman. Fortunately, you don’t need a degree in economics to gain this type of understanding. The Economics Bookis your accessible guide to gaining tonnes of invaluable economic knowledge and learning how the economy shapes our world!

This book will be your guide through the history of economics:
– Let the Trading Begin 400 BCE – 1770 CE
– The Age of Reason 1770 – 1820
– Industrial and Economic Revolutions 1820 – 1929
– War and Depressions: 1929 – 1945
– Post-War Economics 1945 – 1970
– Contemporary Economics 1970 – Present

The Politics Book

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earn about how the world of government and power works in The Politics Book.

Part of the fascinating Big Ideas series, this book tackles tricky topics and themes in a simple and easy to follow format. Learn about Politics in this overview guide to the subject, brilliant for novices looking to find out more and experts wishing to refresh their knowledge alike! The Politics Book brings a fresh and vibrant take on the topic through eye-catching graphics and diagrams to immerse yourself in.

This captivating book will broaden your understanding of Politics, with:

– More than 100 groundbreaking ideas in the history of political thought
– Packed with facts, charts, timelines and graphs to help explain core concepts
– A visual approach to big subjects with striking illustrations and graphics throughout
– Easy to follow text makes topics accessible for people at any level of understanding

The Politics Book is a captivating introduction to the world’s greatest thinkers and their political big ideas that continue to shape our lives today, aimed at adults with an interest in the subject and students wanting to gain more of an overview. Delve into the development of long-running themes, like attitudes to democracy and violence, developed by thinkers from Confucius in ancient China to Mahatma Gandhi in 20th-century India, all through exciting text and bold graphics.

Your Politics Questions, Simply Explained

This engaging overview explores the big political ideas such as capitalism, communism, and fascism, exploring their beginnings and social contexts – and the political thinkers who have made significant contributions. If you thought it was difficult to learn about governing bodies and affairs, The Politics Book presents key information in a clear layout. Learn about the ideas of ancient and medieval philosophers and statesmen, as well as the key personalities of the 16th to the 21st centuries that have shaped political thinking, policy, and statecraft.

The Science Book

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About The Science Book
Learn about our world, the universe, and groundbreaking discoveries in The Science Book.

Part of the fascinating Big Ideas series, this book tackles tricky topics and themes in a simple and easy to follow format. Learn about Science in this overview guide to the subject, brilliant for beginners looking to learn and experts wishing to refresh their knowledge alike! The Science Book brings a fresh and vibrant take on the topic through eye-catching graphics and diagrams to immerse yourself in.

This captivating book will broaden your understanding of Science, with:

– More than 100 ground-breaking ideas in this field of science
– Packed with facts, charts, timelines and graphs to help explain core concepts
– A visual approach to big subjects with striking illustrations and graphics throughout
– Easy to follow text makes topics accessible for people at any level of understanding

The Science Book is the perfect introduction to every area of this topic – astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, maths, and physics, aimed at adults with an interest in the subject and students wanting to gain more of an overview. Here you’ll discover 80 trail-blazing scientific ideas, which underpin our modern world, giving us everything from antibiotics to gene therapy, electricity to space rockets, and batteries to smartphones.

Your Science Questions, Simply Explained

What is string theory or black holes? And who discovered gravity and radiation? If you thought it was difficult to learn structure and behaviour of the physical and natural world, The Science Book presents key information in a clear layout. Learn about the history of science, covering topics like why Copernicus’s ideas were controversial, how Einstein developed his theories of general and special relativity, and how Crick and Watson suggested a structure for DNA – with superb mind maps and step-by-step summaries.

Cars, Trains, Ships and Planes

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About Our World in Pictures: Cars, Trains, Ships and Planes
Packed with more than 1,000 incredible images and full of fascinating facts, this beautiful children’s book takes you on an exciting journey across land, sea and sky.

Have you ever wondered what the very first car looked like? Or what weird and wonderful animals people used for transport in the olden days? Ever heard of wing-walking? Or record-breaking racing cars? If you find yourself seeking the answers to these quirky questions and so many more, then Our World In Pictures: Cars, Trains, Ships, and Planes may be the book for you!

Explore the incredible world of automobiles, aviation and more, from mini motors to modern warships, helicopters to high-speed trains, with this engaging encyclopedia for children aged 9-12 perfect for young transport enthusiasts.

Celebrate your child’s curiosity as they explore:

-Striking and detailed diagrams, drawings and illustrations on every page
-A highly visual approach to learning
-Ideal combination of colourful diagrams with infographic text boxes
-Timeline spreads tell the story of transport from the first wheel to the latest hybrids

This captivating kids encyclopedia also takes a fun, more sideways look at some of the world’s meanest machines as well as the most fearless riders in action! , The striking illustrations, photographs and diagrams featured throughout provide an optimum visual learning experience for both children and adults alike, accompanied by an array of fun facts all about your ships, shuttles, planes, monster trucks and more, as well as modes of transport you may have never seen of heard of before!

This terrific transport encyclopedia includes at-a-glance panels that provide a quick reference to all the stats, making this cool car book an ideal combination of colourful diagrams and infographic text boxes with easy-to-read accessible text for readers aged 9-12, yet can be enjoyed by the entire family, making this enthralling children’s encyclopedia a beautiful and educational gift that can be passed down generations.

Children’s Illustrated Dictionary

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Illustrated throughout, this dictionary presents explanations that include plural forms for nouns; different tenses for verbs; comparatives and superlatives; and, in many cases, an example sentence. Common abbreviations are listed at the end, with a guide to prefixes, suffixes, and world capitals and currencies. Age 8+

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