Picturepedia

Author: DK Publishing

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465449566

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 360

View: 9453

A mini-encyclopedia on every page! 10,000 stunning photographs and illustrations catalog the wonders of history, space, the natural world, and more in Picturepedia. Bringing together an amazing array of images to explain every topic under the sun--and beyond!--Picturepedia is the ultimate resource for kids ages 9-12. Chapters on science and technology, nature, geography, culture, sports, hobbies, and history cover insects, musical instruments, spacecraft, world maps, famous discoveries, prehistoric life, and more. Every double-page spread contains a wealth of information on a given topic, with galleries, lists, sequences, facts, timelines, and much more. Every topic is illustrated with up to 100 photos, graphics, and illustrations. Perfect for gift-giving or adding to any home or school library, Picturepedia is a stimulating quick reference that kids will come back to time and time again.

Children's Illustrated Encyclopedia

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465456643

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 600

View: 2314

Over three million copies and 25 years later, Children's Illustrated Encyclopedia is revised and updated with the latest facts, figures, and technologies. Covering more than 380 topics from dinosaurs to digital technology, this highly visual guide engages young readers with photographic spreads and illustrations annotated with amazing trivia. Featuring full-color photographs, maps, cutaway diagrams, charts, and more, Children's Illustrated Encyclopedia is written in a clear and child-friendly style with updates that include recent space missions, scientific breakthroughs, and the latest significant events. Children's Illustrated Encyclopedia is perfect for reports, homework, and independent research. A great addition to any bookshelf, Children's Illustrated Encyclopedia is the essential book for curious young readers who want to know about everything.

Picturepedia

Author: Dk Publishing

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN: 9781465438287

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 360

View: 6094

"10,000 stunning photographs and illustrations catalog the wonders of history, space, the natural world, and more in Picturepedia. Bringing together an amazing array of images to explain every topic under the sun - and beyond, Picturepedia is the ultimate resource for kids ages 9- 12. Chapters on science and technology, nature, geography, culture, sports and hobbies, and history cover insects, musical instruments, spacecraft, world maps, famous discoveries, prehistoric life, and more."--Publisher's website.

Dinosaur

Author: Nicholas Harris

Publisher: Orpheus Books Ltd.

ISBN: 1912222051

Category:

Page: 32

View: 1795

Have you ever wondered what a dinosaur might say if you were able to ask it a question? Listen to a Tyrannosaurus rex as he tells you how he hunts down his prey. Find out which dinosaurs had feathers and what it was like to be a baby dinosaur. We can show you why these great reptiles went extinct and what happened after they were gone. Prehistoric animals featured include: Cambrian sea life, Carboniferous swamp-dwellers, sauropods, Maiasaura, Deinonychus, Stegosaurus, Allosaurus, Iguanodon, Styracosaurus, Therizinosaurus, Velociraptor, Archaeopteryx, pterosaurs, pliosaurs, marine reptiles, Tyrannosaurus rex, dinosaur extinction, Gastornis, woolly mammoths, sabre-toothed cats, fossils. Each title in the Ask series, suitable for children aged 5-11, features the animals giving their replies to questions themselves. It is an appealing new take on the popular questionsand-answers format. Every page includes several gorgeous, realistic illustrations.Created by Q-files.com, the great online illustrated encyclopedia: the comprehensive, in-depth, expert-verified educational resource for children aged 8-13.

Sea life

Author: Dorling Kindersley Limited,Malcolm Macgarvin

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Family Library

ISBN: 9781564581402

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 49

View: 5408

Introduces a variety of things that live in or near the sea, including crabs, fish, and dolphins.

The New Children's Encyclopedia

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0756689252

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 304

View: 1343

Bring key school subjects to life for your child with The New Children's Encyclopedia. With hundreds of topics, thousands of fantastic pictures, your child will find countless ways to find out more about everything. Open up a whole universe of knowledge and wonder for your child. Starting with an exciting voyage through outer space, they'll explore the living world, people and places and even have an under-the-skin encounter with the workings of the human body. Perfect for dipping in and out of, or for reading through, your child will learn from special features including maps, charts, timelines and thousands of facts on key curriculum topics. Perfect for homework, projects or just for fun!

One Million Things

A Visual Encyclopedia

Author: N.A

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0756652588

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 304

View: 3484

Inside is a stunning, comprehensive visual encyclopedia featuring gorgeous photography that not only illustrates, but educates. This encyclopedia is driven by its striking imagery that brings more than one million things to light. It is a crucial addition to homes and classrooms alike. In true DK fashion, the photography in this book does all the talking. The encyclopedia features more than one million things!Rather than string together multiple photos of objects, the Visual Encyclopedia features sweeping single-shots that encompass a multitude of objects, making for a seamless and striking presentation.

The Animal Book

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 146542122X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 304

View: 9919

The Animal Book is the complete guide to the natural world for curious children and budding naturalists. From the tiny toadstool to the giant oak, the smallest spider to the largest elephant, the wonders of life are here to see in stunning photo galleries. With over 1,500 species of animals and plants to learn about, The Animal Book is perfect for school projects and homework. The 'Tree of Life' at the start of the book will show you how species are connected, as well as guiding you through everything from microscopic life to fish, birds, reptiles and mammals. Ever wondered how a polar bear looks when trying to catch fish? Amazing full page pictures show you animals in their natural habitats, going about their lives. Fact boxes and amazing galleries take you on a complete learning journey. The Animal Book is the ultimate book on the natural world, from A(moeba) to Z(ebra).

Cars, Trains, Ships, and Planes

Author: DK Publishing

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 146544906X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 256

View: 6032

Get kids revved up and ready to read. Cars, Trains, Ships & Planes is a visual encyclopedia of every vehicle to zoom, sail, soar, float, or fly across the land, sea, and sky. Displaying more than 1,000 vehicles including classic cars, hybrids, race cars, sail boats, luxury cruise ships, BMX and dirt bikes, military tanks, steam locomotives, mountain trains, hot air balloons, fighter jets, International Space Station manned spacecraft and more, plus a glossary and index, this visual catalog is perfect for young transportation buffs. In addition to the eye-catching images for readers to spot and explore, exciting text covers facts and figures on record breakers and news makers and includes the story of the history of transportation--from the first wheel to the latest hybrids--giving this book a special appeal to reluctant readers. Cars, Trains, Ships & Planes is the fastest route to take young readers on a journey to learn about all things that go.

Penguin-Pedia

Photographs and Facts from One Man's Search for the Penguins of the World

Author: David Salomon

Publisher: David Salomon

ISBN: 1622093976

Category: Nature

Page: 312

View: 5970

An exhaustive resource for penguin-o-philes, amateur and academic alike, Penguin-Pedia unites careful analysis of the behavior, habitat, reproduction, feeding habits, and population levels of all seventeen penguin species with the author s personal observations and reflections. Each chapter draws on a wealth of scientific data and reports, as well as providing detailed measurements and weights of penguins from various colonies and nests. An extensive bibliography will direct students of the penguin to scholarly books and journals, while dozens of full-color photographs of penguins in their natural habitat and personal accounts provide entertainment for the layman. A full directory of penguin exhibiting zoos from around the world completes this source of all things penguin.

My Encyclopedia of Very Important Things

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465461205

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 224

View: 7964

Perfect for little learners who want to know everything, My Encyclopedia of Very Important Things is a special, charming book that is bursting with knowledge. My Encyclopedia of Very Important Things is a fun treasury of educational delights. Learning takes on a storybook feel, being told through "Once upon a time" stories and graphic novel elements. Its padded cover and ribbon bookmark make it the perfect book for young readers' hands. Covering a big world of discovery, My Encyclopedia of Very Important Things explores animals, people, planets, and, very importantly, you! Learn what happens when you skin your knee and find out what makes someone a cousin instead of a sister. Meet vegetarian dinosaurs, fluffy pets, and big blue whales. Explore the past with cavemen, Vikings, and pharaohs. Follow the life of a plant, from seed to flower, and see what clouds are made out of. Play "I Spy" games to help with letter recognition or flip through the reference section that has important information about letters, shapes, colors, and numbers. Study the "Look At This!" pages to see something amazing in even better detail and pore over all the fun facts. Blending adorable, simple illustrations with rich photography and lively text, My Encyclopedia of Very Important Things is the perfect first reference book for young readers. It's a very important book for very important people.

DK Eyewitness Books: Ancient Egypt

Author: George Hart

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN: 9781465420909

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 72

View: 2958

Presents a photo essay on ancient Egypt and the people who lived there, documented through the mummies, pottery, weapons, and other objects they left behind.

Sharkpedia

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465466940

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

View: 9896

A visual and comprehensive research manual and guide that will take kids from tropical paradise to the cold, dark depths, in search of the wildest, weirdest, and most wonderful sharks in the ocean, now refreshed with a new look. Kids can go on an around-the-world adventure to track the sea's most extraordinary predators with Sharkpedia, 2nd Edition. From the huge and harmless whale shark to the puny pygmy shark, these fascinating fish come in many shapes and sizes, and this guide will take kids from tropical paradise to the cold, dark depths of the ocean. Who gulps up tiny plankton? Who snatches unsuspecting seals mid-swim? Kids can see for themselves from the portholes of our trusty vessel or, if they dare, from behind the bars of a shark cage. So grab your scuba gear and get on the boat-we've got sharks to find with Sharkpedia, 2nd Edition.

Knowledge Encyclopedia

Author: Kindersley Dorling

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781409334040

Category: Children's encyclopedias and dictionaries

Page: 360

View: 2597

The family encyclopedia that shows you the world as you've never seen it beforeDK Knowledge Encyclopedia offers a fascinating and ground-breaking visual approach to learning about the wonders of our world.An encyclopedia like no other, the DK Knowledge Encyclopedia uses the latest CGI technology to help you explore everything you've ever wanted to know more about, covering space, Earth, nature, the human body, history and culture, and science and technology in incredible detail. From 3D images of the sun and the inside of a shark to a 3D DNA strand and a model of Shakespeare's globe, this is an amazing visual introduction to every aspect of human knowledge.The DK Knowledge Encyclopedia makes tough subjects not only easy to follow, but utterly absorbing, making this an incredible reference book the whole family will return to time and again.

Knowledge Encyclopedia

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465421246

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 360

View: 4744

DK Knowledge Encyclopedia offers a fascinating and ground-breaking visual approach to learning about the wonders of our world. An encyclopedia like no other, Knowledge Encyclopedia uses the latest CGI technology to help you explore, covering space, Earth, nature, the human body, history and culture, and science and technology in incredible detail. From 3D images of the sun and the inside of a shark to a 3D DNA strand and a model of Shakespeare's globe, this is an amazing visual introduction to every aspect of human knowledge. Knowledge Encyclopedia makes tough subjects not only easy to follow, but utterly absorbing, making this an incredible reference book the whole family will return to time and again.

The Color of Pixar

Author: Tia Kratter

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 1452164142

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 352

View: 7332

Bold and beautiful, this volume presents hundreds of film stills from the Pixar archives in a glorious spectrum of color. Starting with bright white images and seamlessly flowing through the colors of the rainbow, it becomes crystal clear how each frame tells a story. Bound into a gorgeous volume, The Color of Pixar encapsulates everything there is to love about the studio: the attention to detail, the playful characters, and the sheer scope of their work in over 20 years of iconic feature films.

What Would Freud Do?

How the greatest psychotherapists would solve your everyday problems

Author: Sarah Tomley

Publisher: Cassell

ISBN: 1844039668

Category: Psychology

Page: 192

View: 2710

Ever wondered what Wilfred Bion would have to say about your horrible boss's behaviour? Or how Carl Jung would feel about your mid-life crisis red Ferrari? Ever wondered if Eric Berne might have the perfect answer to the question, 'Does my bum look big in this?'? Find answers to all of life's important questions with What Would Freud Do?. The book is split into sections such as 'What am I like?', and 'Why am I acting like this?', leaving no stone of the human psyche unturned. Questions include: -'Why can't I find Mr/Ms Right?' -'Why do I keep buying the same chocolate brand?' -'Is my partner lying to me?' -'Why do I always buy the more expensive option?' With Sarah Tomley's enlightening commentary throughout, this book provides the answers to the most deep and meaningful (or, indeed, shallow and meaningless) questions that you have ever pondered. A pocket guide to facing the hurdles and obstacles of life, with the advice of all the greatest psychologists at your fingertips.