This special edition is filled to bursting point with the best anatomy advice around. Every page is packed with easy-to-follow, step-by-step guidance on how to create better human and creature figure - all gleaned from previous editions of the well-respected ImagineFX magazine - and written and illustrated by professional artists. Essentially, it’s years of art college training, distilled into one magazine.
In this first volume of The Book of War, we take an in-depth look at some of the battles and crusades that shaped the world between 1847-1938. From the Crimean War and the American Civil War through to the First World War and Spanish Civil War, see how the art of war developed and evolved. Structured to give you newspaper-style recordings of the key events year-by-year, read the unbiased reports and discover more about the individuals who played a major role in influencing the outcome of battles. Packed with incredible illustrations and images, The Book of War is a comprehensive guide to the changing face of conflict.
- Written in the style of newspaper reports, to give you all the key facts
Every major battle covered
- From the conquest of Mexico City in 1847, to the Spanish Civil War
The main players
- Obituaries of the men and women who shaped the war
- Stunning photographs and illustrations, depicting the brutality of war
The Tudor period remains one of the most fascinating eras in English history. This special edition of BBC History Magazine examines the reign of each Tudor monarch, from Henry VII’s victory at the battle of Bosworth in 1485 right through to Elizabeth I‘s death in 1603, upon which the House of Stuart took the throne.
Over 116 full-colour pages, The Story Of The Tudors details and analyses these turbulent, often bloody times in great depth, with insight from many of the world’s greatest Tudor historians, including David Starkey, Alison Weir and Suzannah Lipscomb. It is an essential guide to understanding the impact that just one family made on English history.
If you’re curious about the world we live in, then you’ve come to the right place. If you’ve ever wondered how holograms are made, how the Mary Rose was raised from the depths of the sea or what powers spacecraft, you’ll find all the answers you’re looking for right here.
Science - Chemistry, Biology and Physics facts.
Space - Find out facts and figures that are truly out of this world.
Environment - Questions and answers from across the natural world.
History - Learn about how battles of the past were fought.
In today’s world, consumers are seeking ways to simplify their homes to create a happier, more stress-free lifestyle. Advice, tips, tricks and solutions are provided by top interior designers and well-known professional organizers. Editorial is organized by individual room, providing specialized advice for that location and look-book spreads of images to inspire readers to take action.
Featuring – among many others – brilliant mathematicians Archimedes of Syracuse and Charles Babbage, celebrated scientists Michael Faraday and Alfred Nobel, and photography pioneers Nicephore Niépce and George Eastman, the How It Works Book Of Great Inventors & Their Creations is the ultimate guide to learning how these geniuses worked and what incredible inventions earned them their rightful place in history.
Feature - 10 inventions that changed the world.
Inventors - Discover how the world's greatest inventors created their innovations.
Inventions - Explore archaic apparatus, examine medical breakthroughs, and understand how technological systems evolved.
Historical artefacts - Read selected pages from inventors' books, and analyse technical drawings, diagrams, study notes, letters and diary entries.
Discover the rise of the Roman Empire from its mythical beginning and mighty battles, the victorious conquests and ruthless rulers, including Julius Caesar and Emperor Augustus, to the empire's inevitable decline and fall. Find out about what life was like in Rome for the rich and poor, the various crimes and punishments, and the vital role of slavery in Rome's economy. The legacy of this vast empire remains with us today, reinforcing the glory of the rule of ancient Rome. Featuring:
An emerging empire - From its mythical beginning, find out how Rome rose to Kingdom, Republic and then Empire.
Life in ancient Rome - From the Senate to the streets, from luxurious baths to exploited slaves, discover what life was like for the rich and poor.
Rulers of Rome - Learn about the many rulers and important players of Rome: merciless Caesar, Mark Antony, Pompey the Great and divine Augustus.
The mighty battles - The power and legacy of Rome's army remains today, from Egypt to England.
The World of Animals Book of Predators is the story of the most fascinating predators on Earth. Learn how a cheetah stalks and takes down its prey; discover the deadly pack-hunting behaviour of the killer whale; and find out how the orb-weaver spider paralyses and devours its quarry. Featuring:
All about the African lion
- Learn the secrets of one of Africa’s most notorious predators
- The prehistoric creatures still walking the Earth
Inside the mind of a killer whale
- Discover the hunting habits of the fearsome orca
Birds of prey
- The most lethal aerial assassins
Sky at Night Magazine brings you The Apollo Story – your complete guide to the greatest journey in human history. The story begins with the disastrous fire that killed the crew of Apollo 1, continues through Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the Moon, and ends as the cost of space exploration halted the programme at Apollo 17. Packed with all the facts, figures and stories from each and every Apollo mission, as well as rare photographs, this special edition tells the full story of this giant leap.
Inside History is for people passionate about Australian and New Zealand genealogy, history and heritage. Published bi-monthly, Inside History provides insightful, interesting and practical features to its readers. Its 76 pages are packed with advice, articles and expert tips on genealogy, and stories on our varied history.
The All About History Book Of The First World War explores the battles, spotlights the soldiers, and considers significant figures as well as the people back home, examining what relationships were like between all involved. The words and imagery are accompanied by historical artefacts that, combined, truly paint a picture of what life was like during the First World War. Featuring:
The First Battle of Ypres - Learn about the battles and offensives on all fronts, at land and at sea.
The Role of Women in War - Discover what life was life back home in terms of people and literary influences.
Trench Life - Find out what life was like for the soldiers of the First World War.
The Exhibits - Read letters, diary entries, official repots and more.
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Learn about what's inside some of the most important technological breakthroughs of the last 200 years. If you’ve ever wondered how to broadcast live sports events, what a 3D printer does, how TVs can get so slim, what’s in a nuclear reactor or even how the internet works, you’ll find all the answers you’re looking for right here. Featuring:Engineering - Incredible tech that's changed the world.Computing - The machines that make the world work.Gadgets - The coolest kit explained.Domestic - The technology behind everyday life.
Explore the wonders of the Solar System through magnificent photographs captured by space probes and the world’s most powerful telescopes. From the Sun right out to the Kuiper Belt, the planets, moons and asteroids that surround us have never looked so striking.
This special edition from the makers of BBC Sky at Night Magazine is the ultimate guide for seasoned astronomers and curious novices, taking you on a high-definition journey like no other.
From the world's weirdest birds to the journey of giraffes, this book is the perfect compendium for all nature lovers. Compiling together the best content from the last 12 months of World of Animals magazine, this annual is packed with amazing facts and stunning images, covering the animal kingdom's most incredible creatures. Featuring:
Wildlife wonders - From the biggest animals to the most bizarre birds, see how diverse the animal kingdom really is
Thriving habitats - Take a tour of Africa, the Amazon and the Galápagos islands to see the amazing creatures that call them home
Magnificent mammals - Learn more about giant pandas, chimpanzees, African elephants, giraffes and much more
Stunning images - Catch a glimpse of these awe-inspiring animals in the world’s most remarkable locations
With the cutting edge technology being developed daily by the world’s space agencies, we’re starting to understand space in unprecedented detail. This new revised edition of the How It Works Book of Space has been brought right up to date with the latest discoveries, the latest missions and some absolutely stunning space photography from the most advanced telescopes on the planet. Taking you from the heart of our solar system through to the edge of the Oort Cloud, and then beyond into deep space itself, this book explains solar storms and supernovas, moonbows and black holes – even a sombrero shaped galaxy. Get ready for lift off.
- Find out all there is to know about our own solar system, from planet Earth to deadly asteroids
- Discover the advances made by mankind's desire to understand space
- The secrets behind the big bang, the birth of a star, black holes and much more
- The art of stargazing and its apparatus explained
Introducing the Instant Guide to Creating a Website. This guide will help you build a web presence and discover the benefits of having your own website in minutes. We tackle the basics including how to get some webspace and an address, so if it’s planning or putting down foundations for your site – we’ve got it covered. We advise you how to monetise your new website and make it pay, showing you how to earn cash from advertising and boost visitors. We help you choose the right host by reviewing and rating web-hosting services and web-design software to help you make the right choice. With expert tips and step-by-step tutorials, this is the only guide you need to build a great site for FREE.
Everything you need to know about science and the world we live in
Description: This second revised edition of the How It Works Book of Junior Science has been written to feed young minds with the most inspiring and amazing things about the world we live in. Jam-packed full of facts, trivia and easy-to-follow diagrams, this is a comprehensive guide to our planet, the animals we share it with, our own bodies and the way science affects our day-to-day lives.
Science in action
- From fireworks to football, discover how science is used in the world around us The human body
- Learn about what's inside your body
- Discover the science behind Earth's most exciting creations Amazing animals
- Meet some of the world's most interesting inhabitants