Graphic illustrator Simon Tyler explores the extremes of our planet - and the people who venture there - in his bold and colourful styleFollowing on from the magnificent Adventures in Space, comes a compendium on a topic closer to home - our planet, the Earth. Learn about the highest and deepest, hottest and coldest places on Earth - travel to the...
A wonderful celebration of history's most remarkable journey; published to celebrate 160 years of Charles Darwin's ground-breaking text on evolution: On The Origin of SpeciesStep on-board The Beagle and follow the remarkable journey that inspired almost all modern-day knowledge of the natural world.
Everything you need to know about what we're doing to our environment, good and bad, from pollution and litter to renewable energy and plastic recycling. This environmental book will teach keen young ecologists about our actions affect planet Earth. Discover shocking facts about the waste we produce and where it goes.
It's time to celebrate! From Christmas and Thanksgiving, to Diwali and Halloween, kids won't want to miss out on all the festivities. Embark on an exciting journey through the most interesting and important festivals, celebrations, and holidays enjoyed by people around the world.
Explore the science behind more than 200 questions about our planet. DK's exciting new Earth encyclopedia answers children's biggest, and weirdest, geography questions, covering volcanoes, earthquakes, oceans, and more!Did you know that the Earth's biggest waterfall is underwater, or that mountains grow?
This children's book explores the innermost workings of some extraordinary buildings and machines. From helicopters to submarines, skyscrapers to coal mines, open up a fascinating world packed with unique and detailed cutaway drawings. Whether it's a Spanish galleon or a medieval castle, each cross-section slice or exploded view reveals what's going on...
A full head of human hair is strong enough to support up to 12 tons in weight. Microglia are brain cells that trim/eat long synapses of material that no longer functions throughout the brain. Scientists have used the video game Pac-Man to explain this process.
This alphabetical handbook features over 40 dinosaurs. Each page showcases a realistic illustration and a scale-to-man feature shows how big each dinosaur was.
A fascinating world of information is made truly accessible with these remarkable guides. Each book is split into five sections, and text is presented as easy-to-read bullet points. Every section includes a clear acetate sheet feature, which delves deeper into a key area through stunning cutaway visuals and detailed labels.
Steve Parker presents the world of fossils in detail. Discover how fossils are formed, how and why they're excavated, what they tell us about ancient life on Earth, fossil hot spots and famous fossil hunters.
Did you know that rain sometimes falls red? Or that the equivalent of one truckload of plastic is dumped in our oceans every minute? This visually stunning book is filled with 100 fascinating facts, bright, infographic illustrations, information on ways we can help our planet and links to specially selected websites to find out more.
This thoughtful book explores happiness, sadness, anger, fear and worry in a friendly and approachable way. Adorable animal characters experience different emotions, while imaginative flaps answer important questions such as 'Why don't I feel happy all the time?' and 'How can I cheer up my friend?'
Travel back to Ancient Greece to see magnificent marble temples, bustling market places, and to find out about Ancient Greek cities, armies, myths and sport. With lively illustrations, flaps to lift, and links to specially selected websites for more information, this book tells the story of the civilisation that changed the world.
What's the point of belly buttons? When will my voice go deep? Why do I have to go to bed? Curious children can find out about growing up and puberty, hormones, periods, shaving and much more in this entertaining book with over 60 flaps to lift. There are helpful tips on coping with growing up, and links to websites with more information, too.
MURDEROUS MATHS: The Secrets of Sums is full of facts, tricks and tips to help children discover why numbers are nifty and arithmetic is amazing. With a fabulous brand-new cover design for 2019 and simple explanations and hilarious characters to guide them through, children can: tackle the terrible times table master diabolical division conquer fractions...
MURDEROUS MATHS: All Shapes and Sizes is full of facts, tricks and tips to help children discover why shapes are super and measurements are magic! With a fabulous brand-new cover design for 2019 and simple explanations and hilarious characters to guide them through, children can: learn all about tricky triangles cut through the cake crisis suss out...
MURDEROUS MATHS: The Brain-Bending Basics is full of facts, tricks and tips to give children a roller coaster overview into the utterly nutty world of maths. With a fabulous brand-new cover design for 2019 and simple explanations and hilarious characters to guide them through, children can
MURDEROUS MATHS: The Magic of Maths is full of incredible tricks to wow children and teachers alike. With a fabulous brand-new cover design for 2019, children can: discover how to use the power of maths to beat the calculator perform amazing card tricks read minds - using the power of maths! Illustrated by Rob Davis and presented in a bold, funky and...
CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF HORRIBLE GEOGRAPHY! Read the terrifying diaries of volcano survivors, get clued up with the spotter's guide to eruptions, plan an action-packed holiday with the volcano vacation guide and marvel at red-hot volcanic rocks the size of cars. It's sizzling hot stuff!
CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF HORRIBLE GEOGRAPHY! Ever wondered where in the world tornadoes rip houses from theground? Or frozen turtles fall from the sky? Get all the answers and more in this book, where the weather makes the rules. Filled with hilarious illustrations by Mike Phillips, HORRIBLE GEOGRAPHY is the perfect escapism from miserable maps, rotten...
CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF HORRIBLE GEOGRAPHY! Learn all about the weird and wonderful creatures lurking below the river's surface, from the Amazon's crushing anaconda snake and naughty nibbling piranhas to the electric eels that will give you a nasty shock! Snigger as you sneak a peek at the river's sandy bottom! Swim for your life as you reach the edge of...
CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF HORRIBLE GEOGRAPHY! Discover where in the world you can tuck into a poisonous pufferfish, spot some perilous pirates and explore the savage seabed! Filled with hilarious illustrations by Mike Phillips, HORRIBLE GEOGRAPHY is the perfect escapism from miserable maps, rottenrock piles and dire diagrams. Hold tight!
CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF HORRIBLE GEOGRAPHY! Discover what it takes to be an earthquake expert, learn how to survive when an earthquake hits, and discover how rats and snakes can predict tremors. Filled with hilarious illustrations by Mike Phillips, HORRIBLE GEOGRAPHY is the perfect escapism from miserable maps, rottenrock piles and dire diagrams.
CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF HORRIBLE GEOGRAPHY! Discover where in the world you can hide from vicious vampire bats, spot spiders the size of dinner plates and peer down the tallest trees in the planet. Are you ready to explore the world's jungliest jungles and climb their tallest trees, smell their stinkiest plants and meet their hairiest insects?