From the great white shark to the mighty blue whale, children will love discovering the biggest creatures under the sea (and some of the littlest too). Each page is packed with huge, brightly coloured illustrations and fascinating facts. Extra long fold-out pages show some of the biggest, fastest and longest underwater creatures of all.
A skin-crawling introduction to the world's biggest bugs, from gigantic spiders as big as a dinner plate, to butterflies larger than dogs Find out about the biggest swarms and colonies, the deadliest insects and the bugs with the best camouflage. Huge fold-out pages with life-size illustrations show children just how big the bugs really are.
This is a new edition of this bumper activity book, introducing children to the world of science in a practical and interactive way. It contains 57 activities including bubbling wizard's brew, magic flowers, panpipe straws, a spinning paper helicopter and a light catcher. Each activity uses simple and safe materials and is described by step-by-step...
How are plants and animals related? What is the Universe made of? And just what is the big secret behind it all? Find out all about the mysteries which scientists have been exploring for thousands of years. This fascinating book is packed with detailed illustrations and interactive flaps which lift to reveal amazing facts that bring the world of science...
Take a journey back in time to the glory days of Ancient Egypt, when pharaohs ruled, the pyramids were built and the mighty Nile was the source of all life. This book contains fascinating information such as how Egyptians worshipped their Gods, buried their dead and built the pyramids, as well as amazing details about day-to-day life.
Delve deep into the mysteries of Earth's geography to reveal the hidden secrets of life on our planet. This title includes double page spreads on mountains, deserts, the oceans, the atmosphere and icy landscapes such as Antarctica, each one bursting with flaps to lift to reveal scientific and natural history information.
A flap book of astronomical proportions, packed with facts and information about the stars, planets and the universe. Fabulous double-page topics show our solar system, the Milky Way, how scientists think the universe was created and the latest space travel technology.
This is an amazing flap book packed with inventions, machines, gadgets and devices, and facts and information about how they work. Over 90 flaps reveal the insides of car engines, toilets, escalators, submarines and microwaves and many, many other machines. It includes internet links to websites with animations, games and experiments.
This is a brilliant historical addition to the "See Inside" series, looking closely at the vehicles and major events that defined the Second World War as one of the most destructive wars in history. Lifting the flaps reveals the insides of some of the military vehicles used during campaigns including tanks, fighter planes and aircraft carriers, while...
This title tells the wonderful, mysterious and often funny stories behind famous inventions. Flaps reveal lovingly detailed artwork to show the hidden workings inside inventions. Carefully researched text explains the differences between discovery, invention and innovation, and how these three aspects unite.
What's the universe made of? Where did everything come from? Lift the flaps in this fascinating book to reveal some of the amazing discoveries that astronomers and physicists have made in their quest to unlock the mysteries of the Universe. Curious young minds will be fascinated to discover planets, stars and galaxies and explore intergalactic space, with...
This is a lift-the-flap book that introduces readers to the science of weather. The work is filled with facts from how hurricanes and floods happen to how global warming is affecting the Earth's climates.
It's definitely not a secret that kids can't get enough of animals! In 101 Animal Secrets they'll discover tons of fun and wacky facts like: · A giraffe can lick its ear with its tongue. · Mosquitoes don't bite. · Fish sleep with their eyes open. · Mice don't love cheese.· You can't escape a lion by climbing up a tree.
This brand new addition to the "Usborne Young Reading" series focuses on animals and the roles they have played in conflict, both modern and ancient. Find out how elephants helped Hannibal attack Rome, why pigeons saved hundreds of lives in World Wars 1 and 2 and how a little donkey called Murphy came to the rescue of wounded soldiers in World War
Discover the 101 most amazing disguises in the animal kingdom! The fifth book in the 101 ANIMAL series, 101 ANIMALS IN HIDING, will feature some of the most extraordinary creatures in nature. Featuring large full-color photos of camouflaged animals, see insects, reptiles, mammals, birds, and fish blend into their backgrounds.
There is life everywhere on Earth. From polar wastes to bubbling volcanoes - animals have adapted to survive in conditions that would kill a human quicker than you can say 'coffin'. Discover how they do it - and find out who's the toughest animal of all.
With over 500 questions covering every corner of the animal kingdom, this title presents a mix of topics ranging from dancing bees to the colour of a giraffe's tongue. It features a variety of question types to keep you on your toes, including multiple choice, true or false, odd one out, and what am I?
This is a continuation in the series. Pipkin the very small penguin is always asking very big questions. As always, Pipkin goes on an adventure to find the answer to his question, and returns home in time for bed. Gently presented information for very young children about where babies come from, explored through an engaging story.
This title introduces young readers to a selection of the most interesting poisonous animals including snakes, scorpions, kimodo dragons, jellyfish and spiders. This book explains the difference between poison and venom, and how various creatures use deadly substances to either catch and kill other animals to eat, or to protect themselves from predators.
Animals that can kill - with sharp teeth, poisonous skin, venomous stings or crushing grips - are a source of endless fascination, and this book is the perfect introduction to some of the most deadly. Features big cats, snakes, sharks, crocodiles, and some surprisingly lethal small animals whose human death count is far greater.
Have you ever wondered what is going on right above your head? Space is closer than you think and you'll be surprised by how much it affects your life on Earth. So get on board and join this eye-opening journey into the solar system to discover how and why space matters to you.
This is non-fiction for very young children, who will find lots of things to look at and talk about in this highly visual book about space - what it is, where it is, and what's out there. Little ones can find out about planets, stars, asteroids, space travel and lots more - whilst learning lots of interesting new words.
Take a trip back in time to the age of the Pharaohs and pyramids in this volume, designed for children studying history for the first time or those investigating a particular interest. Detailed illustrations and an imaginary helmet should help them recreate the past and imagine life in the time.
Take a trip back in time to the age of the Romans in this volume, designed both for children studying history for the first time and those investigating a particular interest. Detailed illustrations and an imaginary helmet should help them to recreate the past and imagine life as a Roman.