How To Be An Engineer
This hands-on engineering book exposes the intricacy and wonder of the workings of the world around us while bringing the reader in through activities that demonstrate these principles, such as crushing loo rolls to examine the nature of materials and learning about jet propulsion through fun with balloons.
Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different
This collection of profiles (including Rimbaud, Frank Ocean, Barack Obama and more) offers a way through the connected problem ofa lack of non-stereotypical and appropriatelysensitive role models for boys. These storiesof 100 forward-thinking men from across history and culture are placed to encourage, entertain and inspire.
Lift-The-Flap Questions & Answers About Long Ago
Who built the Great Wall of China? Why did Egyptians make mummies? When did pirates roam the seas? Inquisitive young children can discover the answers to these questions and more in this beautifully illustrated information book, with over 60 flaps to lift and links to specially selected websites with video clips, activities and more information. Ages 6+
Dk Children's Encyclopedia
The ultimate illustrated children's encyclopedia full of information and amazing images on over 250 key topics arranged from A to Z. This is the book that explains everything for kids aged 7 to 9. Packed with thousands of incredible and essential facts on favourite - and KS2 - subjects, DK Children's Encyclopedia covers nine different colour coded subject areas: art, people, history, earth, nature, science, technology, space and human body. Arranged alphabetically, every page in this children's encyclopedia is packed with fun facts and amazing photographs. Your child can dive straight in working from the front to the back or jump to a page that catches their eye to discover all about our wonderful world. If they are not sure where to go next, the 'See also' boxes will suggest related topics. This lets children make links across topics and subject areas and create their own journey through DK Children's Encyclopedia. There are also comprehensive content and index pages and a glossary which lists of some of the more difficult words with an explanation. While the reference section contains useful lists, diagrams and tables, including a map of the world and lists of great artists, scientists and writers. Finally there are 'The Story of...' pages which bring together information about different subjects to get children thinking about things from lots of different angles.
So you want to go into space? WHY?! (No, really - it's sort of a terrible idea. We humans are perfectly designed for life on Earth. We can walk around, breathe, drink water, eat vegetables, read books, not get poisoned or crushed to death when we go outside - it's lovely right where we are.) Not convinced? GOOD! People have been dreaming about space travel for centuries - there's something amazing about the idea of leaving our planet behind and setting out to explore the Universe - there's so much we still don't know. UK and Ireland's best-loved comedian Dara Briain takes you on a journey from the safety of your comfiest chair to the furthest reaches of space (and beyond!)
My Encyclopedia of Very Important Animals
Silver Winner for the Best Children's Book in the Junior Design Awards 2017. For little animal lovers who want to know everything. From birds and frogs to sharks and dogs, this book is perfect for the curious little animal lover in your life. Mixing photography and charming illustration, kids will discover important facts about the wonderful world of animals - from what they eat and where they live, to why people are animals too. My Encyclopedia of Very Important Animals is a friendly book that gets children learning, reading, and laughing!
Discover all of Shakespeare’s thirty-nine magnificent plays in one spectacular pop-up book from Jennie Maizels and the world-renowned comedy theatre troupe, the Reduced Shakespeare Company. Interactive spreads with dramatic pop-ups and lift-the-flaps bring to life each of Shakespeare’s Comedies, Histories, Romances and Tragedies. Packed with hilarious jokes and funny facts, this is the Bard’s complete works as they’ve never been seen before.
How Does My Home Work
The third title in a series of process books, this stylishly illustrated book explains how our homes are supplied with electricity, water and gas. A sequel to Lunchbox: The Story of Your Food and Where Do Clothes Come From? by Chris Butterworth and Lucia Gaggiotti, this stylishly illustrated book explains the mechanical processes required to produce the things our homes needs to keep us happy and comfortable - electricity, water and gas. Chris Butterworth traces the journey of water, describing how it falls from the sky as rain then gets collected up in reservoirs and sent to factories to be treated and tested, before it can finally be piped to our homes. She also simply and clearly explains how electricity is made and where the gas we use in our boilers comes from. This fascinating process book succeeds in being young, child-centred and friendly, but also packs in an enormous amount of technical information.
Firefighters (Assemble and Build)
Build a 3D truck and help the firefighters put out fires! A case made of environmentally friendly materials holds everything you need to make a 3D fire truck more than 40 centimeters(15 inches) tall. Included in the set is a 10-page rhyming book perfect for young readers! Size: 32cm x 25cm x 8cm
Lift-The-Flap First Questions & Answers About Nature
Why do spiders make webs? Where do clouds come from? And how many leaves does a tree have? Inquisitive young children can discover the answers to these questions and many more in this beautifully illustrated information book, containing over 60 flaps to lift. A fascinating introduction to the natural world.
In Focus Cities
Travel the globe and find a fresh perspective with 'In Focus Cities’. This super-sized book delves into the cultural, social and historical identities of ten world-famous cities. Lift the giant flaps on every spread to find out more about the iconic cities on the map.
Fantastically Great Women Who Changed World
Kate Pankhurst, descendent of Emmeline Pankhurst, has created this wildly wonderful and accessible book about women who really changed the world. The perfect gift for the Fantastically Great Women in your life. Discover fascinating facts about some of the most amazing women who changed the world we live in. Fly through the sky with the incredible explorer Amelia Earhart, and read all about the Wonderful Adventures of Mary Seacole with the number one best-selling children's non-fiction title in the UK market this year. Bursting full of beautiful illustrations and astounding facts, Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World is the perfect introduction to just a few of the most incredible women who helped shaped the world we live in. List of women featured: Jane Austen, Gertrude Ederle, Coco Chanel, Frida Kahlo, Marie Curie, Mary Anning, Mary Seacole, Amelia Earhart, Agent Fifi, Sacagawa, Emmeline Pankhurst, Rosa Parks, Anne Frank