Featuring 26 creatures from around the world, each amazing animal architect tells its own ‘micro story’ about its impressive architectural skills in this delightfully unique wildlife book.
As you explore these amazing species, gain a foundation of knowledge about the plant kingdom. How do plants get energy? Can plants talk? Why do plants have flowers? Can plants move? Learn how plants get energy and nutrients, how animals and plants work together, how plants can send out chemical messages, and finally, how to protect plants and their habitats.
The author is a plant hunter and botanist.
Explore the fascinating family histories of Ada Lovelace, Charlotte Bronte, John F Kennedy and many more with 30 family trees from around the world. This accessible, visually-stunning compendium of family trees features some of history’s most loved – and loathed – famous faces and is great fun for the whole family to explore. Genealogy and history combine to make a fascinating, fact-filled treasury of family trees belonging to famous people throughout the ages.
A fascinating and funny guide to animals and their poo, and all the other tracks and traces they leave behind. You will be amazed (and perhaps a little revolted!) by the things that can be learned about wildlife from their deposits. Become a detective, find clues and learn all about animals from what they leave behind. From faeces to footprints, skins to shells and eggs, discover all there is to know about wild animals – even those that are particularly dangerous to track like tigers and wolves!
Lift the flaps in this fascinating book to discover how engineering works and the many things engineers do. Includes internet links to find out more. Published for the 2018 Year of Engineering.
Matthew Henson was simply an ordinary man. That was, until Commander Robert E. Peary entered his life, and offered him a chance at true adventure. Henson would become navigator, craftsman, translator, and right-hand man on a treacherous journey to the North Pole. Defying the odds and the many prejudices that faced him to become a true pioneer. This is his incredible and often untold story. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 8+
Published in partnership with Girl Up, the UN women’s foundation. 10% of the RRP for each copy sold will be donated by the publisher to the Girl Up charity.
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Take a tour of the United Kingdom as you’ve never seen it before in this fully illustrated set of county maps.
The contemporary and the historical, the significant and the insignificant rub shoulders with one another in such a way that trivia-minded children (and adults) will find addictively fascinating.
A fascinating introduction to the probable sequence of evolution, with chapter titles, like
When Fins Became Feet
When Reptiles Grew Wings
When Birds Stopped Flying
Published in collaboration with the Natural History Museum, whose trustees have provided the authoritative text to accompany Dieter Braun’s distinctive illustrations, this is going to be a title with wide gift appeal. Some will find a mismatch between the colourful and fantastical dinosaur pictures aimed a the declared 6-9 age range readership and the small-print information entries which make no concessions to reading age. But this will give the book longevity on a child’s reading shelf. The 6 year-old can use the book as a visual and naming reference, while the 10 yr old will still be finding fascination in the detailed descriptions.