The must-have survival guide for all young explorers from chief scout, adventurer, writer and televsion presenter, Bear Grylls. Embark on an amazing adventure with Bear Grylls as you learn the survival skills to stay safe in the wild and be able to cope in all situations.
A dictionary of real and invented words used by the world's best storyteller. The Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary reveals what they mean, where they came from and how he used them in his stories. It will inspire you to choose and use each word brilliantly in your own writing - whether it's a real word, a Roald Dahl word or your own made-up one!
This large-format poster book lets you decorate your walls with images from Katie Scott's Botanicum. Featuring plantlife of all kinds, from right around the world, it's a stunning celebration of all things botanical.
Packed with amazing illustrations and fascinating facts like why bird song is similar to human speech and what makes animals yawn, this book uncovers the amazing things your brain does while you are awake and asleep.
Looks at the story of evolutionary science and the way Charles Darwin's revolutionary theories changed the world. This title shows how theories developed after Darwin, with modern scientists revealing the secrets of genes and DNA and showing what lies in the future.
What makes Earth an ideal place for life to survive? In this title, the author takes kids back to Earth's beginnings showing how organisms live and survive. Packed with colourful images, facts and stats, it introduces the features and characteristics of the six main kingdoms of life.
Enables you to reduce the stress of studying science and help your children with their homework. This title covers the important areas of biology, chemistry and physics. It includes a glossary of key science terms and symbols.
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.
Why do things float? What happens to the food you eat? Suitable for school projects, this book helps you find out the answers to these and many more questions. It introduces young readers to the wonders of science. It comes with simple text, photographs and illustrations, fun science activities and exciting recommended Web sites.
This handy book contains 50 stimulating activities - make your own foaming monsters, hanging crystals, kaleidoscopes and more. A fresh approach to the practical world of science, combining creative craft activities with the basics of physics, chemistry and biology. These are accompanied by illustrated, step-by-step instructions for each activity.
Everything in the Universe is made up of just 118 chemical elements, all of which are listed in the Periodic Table. Lift the flaps in this informative book and discover which elements are crucial to life, which are smelly, explosive or radioactive and lots more. An essential introduction to the building blocks of chemistry, with over 125 flaps.
Teaches kids everything they would want to know about the exciting world of science. With key curriculum information, this book is packed with fun facts, quizzes, photography. It also introduces all the key topics for age 6+ readers covering everything from light and electricity, to animals and parts of the body.
Allows young children to discover the inner workings of the human body in a gently humorous, yet wholly accurate way. Colour illustrations and diagrams display all the major organs of the human body and are accompanied by witty, clear and informative factual text. It contains over fifty flaps, which children can lift to reveal extra detail.
Explores the history of science, how scientists have sought to explain our incredible universe and how amazing scientific discoveries have been made. This book helps you discover how Galileo worked out his scientific theories of motion and inertia, why Copernicus' ideas were contentious and what the discovery of DNA meant.
With a detailed introduction on identifying and classifying gems and 140 individual profiles with clear, informative descriptions of each type of stone, this title is a suitable identification guide. It includes images that reveal the intricate details and characteristics of earth's treasured jewels and metals.
Introduces young readers to the wonders of the human body. Filled with information on the brain, respiration, circulation and the senses, this title answers such questions as 'Where does your food go?' 'How many bones are there in your body?' and 'What are eyelashes for?'.
Provides a reference point for students studying for their SATs and GCSEs. This title is split into three sections, each covering the key aspects of the curriculum for Physics, Biology and Chemistry, and including important charts, tables and lists.
Written in a conversational style, this book offers children an approachable source of information on physics, chemistry and biology. It features fun yet simple experiments that give children working examples to learn from.
A flap book that introduces children to the way their own bodies work. It is full of surprises to keep enquiring minds entertained, including flaps beneath flaps and a cheeky peek inside a toilet cubicle. It shows young readers how their brains work, what happens when they eat, how their lungs use oxygen and more.
A brightly illustrated introduction to science which supports teaching in primary schools. Includes a section on 'what is science?' as well information about living things, materials, forces, light, sound and electriciy, space, and scientific investigations.
Open up the huge fold-out pages of this vividly illustrated book to discover the remarkable ways the human body works. Explore a giant skeleton, learn how your heart pumps blood, find out what's inside your head and see what happens to the food you eat. A fun and engaging introduction to a UK National Curriculum subject.
With lots of flaps to lift on every page, this informative book answers the questions that all young children have about their senses. Each page asks a different question, such as 'How do I taste things?', 'How do I see?' and 'How do I hear?'. A wonderful introduction to the senses for inquisitive young minds.
It smells horrible and looks disgusting, but rubbish hasn't always been a problem. Some of it can even be useful. Intended for children whose reading ability and confidence allows them to tackle longer and more complex stories, this title tells its intriguing story, past ancient animal droppings, stinking sewers, and dirty nappies.
How can engineers teach a robot to think? Will machines ever be smarter than humans? With simple text, diagrams, comic strip stories and stunning photographs, this introduction to AI uncovers how intelligent machines can explore space, play games, create works of art, help surgeons and the armed forces, and lots more. Perfect for reluctant readers.
The Accidental Scientist explores the role of chance and error in scientific, medical and commercial innovation, outlining exactly how some of the most well-known products, gadgets and useful gizmos came to be.
Lets you make science fun with 101 step-by-step science experiments for kids that are safe and easy to do at home. This book helps you find out how to use everyday objects to discover the principles of science.
From blasting into space to the mysteries beyond the Earth, this book lets your child learn all about spacecrafts, astronauts and their equipment, and landings on the moon and probes on Mars. It shows how astronauts breathe in space and what zero gravity feels like.
From icing biscuits to making pizza people, this book helps you and your child learn how to make delicious biscuits, follow mouth-watering cupcake recipes and discover how to bake a cake as a family with this easy-to-follow kids' cookbook, as well as introducing your child to basic baking know-how such as kneading and mixing.
Helps children discover where dinosaurs came from, how they lived and what happened to them as well as facts like which was the tallest dinosaur and who laid the largest dinosaur egg. This book covers topics ranging from unearthing fossils to well-known dinosaurs like Velociraptor and Tyrannosaurus rex.