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The work of British-American artist David Macaulay is renowned for its humour, detail and ability to explain complex ideas with simple genius. He specializes in graphic non-fiction books on subjects such as science, architecture and engineering.
DK produces another great book highlighting the journey through the ages, year by year, from prehistoric times to the modern day. In this updated volume covering global events, the timeline takes you from prehistoric times to 2018 and displays the influences, patterns, and connections between the events that have shaped our world.
100 First Words covers all the familiar things little ones are interested in, from my body and my food, to animals, things that go, and bedtime. Crystal-clear photos show the wonder of the real world, while engaging illustrations tell simple stories that foster learning, from penguins playing in the snow and ice, to a mouse climbing a ladder to reach the height of a very tall giraffe! Word labels encourage pointing, naming, and talking while building vocabulary and language. Cleverly designed to inform and entertain, 100 First Words is the start of your baby's learning adventure - the world is amazing, beautiful, fascinating, and fun!
The LEGO(R) Batman(TM) Movie Ultimate Sticker Collection is packed with more than 1,000 colourful and reusable stickers including Batman, Robin, The Joker and many more Batman characters and villains. With awesome vehicles such as the LEGO batmobile and Batman characters. Explore the exciting world of Gotham City as you add stickers to the colour scenes to create your own adventure. The LEGO(R) Batman(TM) Ultimate Sticker Collection is a must-have for all LEGO Batman(TM) and The LEGO(R) Movie fans who want to relive the excitement of The LEGO(R) Batman(TM) Movie at home. LEGO, the LEGO logo, the Brick and Knob configuration and the Minifigure are trademarks of the LEGO Group. (c) 2017 The LEGO Group. Produced by Dorling Kindersley under license from the LEGO Group. THE LEGO BATMAN(TM) MOVIE (c) The LEGO Group & Warner Bros Entertainment Inc. BATMAN: TM &(c) DC Comics. (c) Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.(s17)
From bloodthirsty battles and rebellious revolutions, to curious coincidences and unfortunate accidents - 100 Events That Made History has it all! Get ready for a historical rollercoaster ride as 100 Events That Made History brings the major moments of the past to life in an unforgettable way. Get the lowdown on events that have changed the course of history and shaped the modern world. Find out why Ivan became so terrible, why a sandwich was fatal for Archduke Ferdinand and more of history's key moments.
Great art movements and the paintings that inspired them The Illustrated Story of Art is an innovative approach to understanding the history of art, from cave painting to the modern day, with pivotal works of art examined in the context of history, culture and the lives of their creators. This invaluable art reference book reveals the creative impulse behind every major art movement, from the Renaissance to Surrealism and abstract to pop art, with a visual timeline to show famous paintings and key events. Turning-point paintings that triggered movements are identified and explained as well as the influences behind the famous artworks such as technical advances, admired techniques of earlier artists, and changes in society. So you'll learn why Boudin's Beach Scene inspired the impressionist movement and why Monet's Grainstacks defined it. Vivid images of artistic masterpieces from each style and a glossary of terms make this an indispensable work of reference. Covering the evolution of each major art genre as well as featuring the famous paintings that ignited new artistic movements, The Illustrated Story of Art presents the history of art in a visually stunning way, that is perfect for art-lovers, exhibition-goers and anyone who appreciates great art.
Learn all about the festival of Passover in this sticker activity book, with more than 60 full-colour, reusable stickers. This ultimate sticker book introduces young children to this important Jewish festival, telling the story of the Jewish people's escape from slavery in Egypt. Each stage of the story is brought to life with colourful, photographic stickers to spark the imaginations of young readers. Children will be absorbed by the story of the evil Pharaoh, ten terrible plagues that afflicted Egypt, Moses leading the slaves across the desert, and the parting of the Red Sea. What's more, it explains modern-day Passover celebrations, from the Haggadah to the importance of each food on the seder plate. Stickers and history come together in this educational sticker book, which is perfect for school projects and holiday cards.
Journey back in time and find out where dinosaurs roamed. This unique children's atlas explores each continent, revealing fossil sites and stories on every map. This atlas is packed with maps of early Earth and more than 40 profiles of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals. Stare down a T Rex in North America. Watch out for Velociraptors' slashing claws in the Gobi Desert. Trek across the Siberian tundra and discover a woolly mammoth. This stunning book uses breathtaking computer-generated imagery to make every animal come to life. Using specially commissioned maps, this dinosaur atlas also shows you what the world looked like millions of years ago. A modern 3D globe next to each map helps you understand the arrangement of the continents over time and why we find fossils where we do. You can see what palaeontologists have dug up in each continent and learn how they put together a picture of the past from a puzzle of ancient clues. Dinosaur Atlas reveals the prehistoric world as never before, and is an essential addition to the library of every young dinosaur expert.
Tune into your senses, access the present, develop your physical, mental, emotional and spiritual awareness, and open yourself up to the power of intuition. Have you ever wished you'd followed that gut feeling when faced with an important decision? Have you ever trusted your instincts and been proved right? Discover the life-changing potential of intuition and use a broad spectrum of targeted techniques designed to quieten the mind and activate your intuitive self. Find your path to innate wisdom through journaling, doodling, meditation, mantra, breathwork, mindful movement, sonic healing, tarot, connection with the natural world, and much more. Awaken your subconscious mind and apply your intuition to unlock wellness, fulfilment and success in any and every area of your life - health, family, relationships, work, creativity and more.
Read all about astonishing airplanes from the history of flight! Jet into the world of flight and discover its history, from the first hot air balloons and gliders to today's supersonic spyplanes, helicopters, and space vehicles. Telling the stories of the pioneers of aviation, such as Charles Lindburgh and Amelia Earhart, the black-and-white chapter book Flight is also packed with fun facts - did you know that early aeroplanes landed on wheels that were borrowed from cars and motorcycles? Flight is part of the Mega Bites series, which uncovers the secrets of history, science, and the natural world. Investigate the most complicated thing in the universe - your Brain; then journey to the most mysterious as we dive into a Black Hole; and closer to home, marvel at the genius of the world's smartest Codebreakers! Whichever title you pick, you'll get the expert knowledge and fun facts you need on each topic, with every book packed with illustrations, fun stories, and anecdotes.
Discover the countries of the world - explore their geography, wildlife, traditions, and arts in this picture-packed children's book. Every country profile is packed with photos, and each nation has a full-colour map detailing its main cities, landscape features, and borders, and exactly where in the world it is. At-a-glance panels provide a quick reference to all the stats, and the easy-to-read text is full of fascinating, fun facts. Countries, Cultures, People & Places shows the many unique things that make one country different from another, but might also reveal surprising similarities. Did you know that Cuba's national sport is baseball, one of the most popular sports in the USA? And that kids in both Japan and Chile have earthquake drills on their school schedule? Find out about anything from the spookily vibrant Day of the Dead parade in Mexico and the beautiful springtime cherry blossom displays of Japan, to blueberry-picking in Sweden and India's space programme. So pack your bags, decide your destination, and begin your journey!