Young children can discover the magic of the orchestra with this sound book. Each page has an embedded button to press to hear instruments from brass to drums, as well as the whole orchestra playing together. There are snippets of information about each instrument and a QR link to listen to the complete piece of music online.
Meet the people who helped shape the world we know today.100 People Who Made History is no ordinary history book. Inventors and explorers rub shoulders with political leaders, sports stars, and entertainers. From Marco Polo to Marie Curie via Pele, this top 100 comes from all over the world, taking in all types of people.
From clucking hens in the henhouse to apples and pears in the orchard and lots of farm scenes in-between, this look-and-say book for little ones is a great way to start learning about nature on a farm. The spot-and-find aspect is perfect for the youngest of readers to become absorbed in the fascinating nature details. What can you see in the pig sty? Can...
Why do we need bees? How do they make honey? And who's who in a beehive? Children can find the answers to these questions and many more in this informative lift-the-flap book. With colourful illustrations, simple text and chunky flaps to lift, young children can discover lots of amazing facts about bees and why they need our help.
Master all kinds of measuring with this lift-the-flap introduction to time, speed, length, temperature and more. There are speeds to calculate, thermometers to read, and lengths to measure using the handy pop-out ruler included in the book. An engaging introduction to a key early learning concept, with internet links to find out more.
Travel across continents, walk the streets of famous cities and explore long-lost lands with this super map-themed maze book. Each maze is more challenging than the last, from navigating a safe path through icebergs to taking a whirlwind tour of Great Britain. A brilliant way to learn about maps, with all the answers at the back of the book.
Calling all space cadets! Usborne assigns you a mission to see inside these extraordinary space stations and spacecrafts, from the beginning of the space race to the latest missions to Mars and beyond. With over 70 flaps to lift, plus links to websites with video clips and more information. Published in association with the UK Space Agency.
King Vortigern thinks he's so clever but his servant Mervyn knows he is playing a dangerous game. Can Mervyn keep the King safe from the invading Saxons, Pictish raiders, and a beautiful Saxon princess? Join master storyteller Terry Deary for a trip back in time to Saxon times and an exciting adventure
This informative book is filled with 100 fascinating facts about food, from how to grow a burger in a laboratory to how many bees it takes to fill an orchard with apples. With bright, infographic-style illustrations, detailed facts on every page, a glossary and index, plus internet links to specially selected websites for more information.
An action-packed book filled with building sites to explore, construction machines to learn about and a demolition site in action. Lift the flaps to discover the work that goes into building a house, a bridge, a skyscraper and more, the jobs people do and the machines that are used. An exciting introduction to how buildings go up - and come down.
Meet the elite soldiers who have been through the toughest training on Earth to take on the most dangerous missions. This thrilling insight into the secret assignments of the SAS, Navy Seals, HALO and more is full of photographs, diagrams and illustrations, and the simple text is perfect for reluctant readers. With internet links to find out more.
A guide to the world of cycling, which covers everything from mountain biking to the Tour de France. It shows you what different types of competitive cyclists wear, how they train, and what rules they must follow. It also features information about road cycling, including hints, tips and vital safety precautions.
An informative guide to the Romans, covering key figures, battles and events as well as the day-to-day life of Roman citizens, and their pastimes and art. Colourfully illustrated with detailed artwork, diagrams and maps, it also includes internet links that recommend a variety of websites with further information, video clips and virtual tours.
This title is an addition to already successful series of puzzle activity cards. Puzzles help to improve logic skills such as analysing facts, spatial awareness, verbal and non-verbal reasoning. It is an enjoyable way to reinforce vital learning skills.The cards are wipe clean and come with a special pen, making the pack entirely self contained, easily...
Discover the majestic history of London in this sumptuously illustrated picture book. Each double page shows a royal palace or location, from Buckingham Palace to the Tower of London, with pictures of royal coaches, costumes, portraits, crowns and other royal regalia. With contents and index pages and internet links to specially selected websites.
A fascinating picture book revealing the military vehicles used during the Second World War. From allied and enemy fighter planes and bombers to warships, submarines and tanks, each page is filled with facts, statistics and true-life war stories. Includes internet links to find out more.Published in association with Imperial War Museums.
Travel back in time with this informative picture book, full of facts and figures about the key battles, war leaders, military strategies, and tanks, ships and aircraft of the First World War. With contents and index pages for easy reference, plus internet links to specially selected websites. Published in association with Imperial War Museums.