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Once upon a time, a man named Neil Armstrong stepped onto the surface of the Moon claiming it to be “One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Join us as we take you further than ever imagined across our Solar System and into deep space. Featuring:
Explore the Galaxies - Learn about what it takes to get up into space
Discover the Solar System - Journey from the Sun at the centre to the very edges of our Solar System
Sights of the Universe - Space Junk, mega storms, stars and so much more to see on your tour
Into Deep Space - Watch galaxies collide, stars turn supernova and much more in the deepest depths of the galaxy
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.
The How It Works Book Of The Elements covers all known elements on the planet in the order in which they appear in the periodic table. From lanthanoids to actinoids, alkali metals to transition metals, halogens to noble gases – you can find all you need to know about the universe’s building blocks right here. Featuring:
An introduction to the elements - Electrons. atoms, compounds and much more explained
Elements – a history - Key discoveries and people from the past 400 years
All elements covered - All 118 discovered elements appear.
Element information - Atomic numbers, oxidation states, electron configurations and more for each element.
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.
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
This updated version is written by cycling expert Guy Andrews, this MagBook is the authoritative guide to maintaining, repairing and upgrading your bike, whatever your budget. Recommended by the Guardian Newspaper Bike Blog London Cyclist and the British Cycling Organisation, divided into 10 clear sections on maintaining road and mountain bikes, and covering maintenance essentials such as drivetrain, gears, tyres, brakes and suspension, this guide has it all! Moreover through featuring clear, step-by-step photographs demonstrating the maintenance techniques, the guides advice is accessible whatever your technical ability. Being fully indexed, locating the advice and tips you need is quick and simple - meaning you can spend more time on the road and less time in the garage. Guy Andrews is a former road and mountain bike racer, bike mechanic and magazine editor. He is currently editor of Rouleur magazine, a professional road cycling magazine.
If you’re curious about the world we live in, then you’ve come to the right place. If you’ve ever wondered whether virtual reality is really possible, where the world’s most powerful laser is or how devastating a solar storm can be, you’ll find all the answers you’re looking for right here. Featuring:
The Environment - Find out facts and figures from across the natural world.
Science - Chemistry, Biology and Physics facts.
Space - Questions and answers that are truly out of this world.
History - Learn about how warriors of the past fought.
This bookazine gathers together some of the most amazing creatures on the planet and gets right under their skins (or exoskeletons!) so we can show you exactly how they work. Birds, sea life, reptiles & amphibians, spiders & insects, the mammals Ð all are explored and their natural talents explained. Beautifully illustrated diagrams detail everything from the tactics of a lion attack to the anatomy of a crocodile, while high impact photography puts you face to face with these living wonders. Packed full of facts and tackling some of the greatest animal mysteries, this guide to life on Earth will show you just how amazing our cousins in the animal kingdom are.
Take a look inside your body and discover how everything works. From your brain to your feet, this book will explain how your organs function, the role they have to play, and how your body heals itself. Packed with amazing illustrations, whether you want to know what the pancreas does, why we need hormones or how we're able to taste different flavours, this is the ideal educational resource.50 amazing body facts - Explaining what makes our bodies so fascinating. Human anatomy - Discover how our hearts beat, our brains think and our eyes see, and everything in between.
The body at work -Find out how our bodies work, from genetics and the sensory system to hormones and blood circulation.
Curious questions - Uncover amazing facts that explain some of life’s biggest questions, such as why noses run and what happens as we age.
Stunning illustrations - Explore the body like never before through high-quality anatomical illustrations and detailed photography.
William Shakespeare has undeniably left behind him a legacy of plays and poems that have not only been enjoyed by millions, but shaped the English language into what we know today. This book delves into the works of this legendary playwright, from his histories, comedies and tragedies to his thought-provoking sonnets. Featuring:
His life - From birth to death, learn about his life in Stratford and London
His loves - Explore his love of his wife and children and the questions that spur form his sonnets
His works - The histories, the tragedies and the comedies and his late plays are discussed
His legacy - What has Shakespeare done for us? Find out inside.
From the journey of the Arctic tern to the relationship between tigers and man, this book is packed with guides to some of the world's most amazing animals. Learn about the make-up of the animal kingdom, and read about the creatures that roam the land, soar through the sky, live underground and make the oceans their home. From the great white shark to the termite, and penguins to grizzly bears, this is the perfect book – and educational tool – for all animal lovers. Featuring:
Land animals - The incredible animals that roam the Earth, from lions to meerkats
Amphibians & Reptiles - Deadly creatures that can kill in an instant
Sea creatures - Dive down into the oceans to see what lies underwater
Birds & Insects - Read about the life of the emperor penguin, and discover how ants build anthills
Big picture leadership, fine-tuned. A cross-discipline approach to the art and science of leadership, with research, opinion and practical advice from the world’s foremost business thinkers and practitioners.
Young Parents Preschool Guide is the must have guide for parents who are preparing for their child's preschool years. It contains information on preschool preparation, preschool life & what is beyond preschool. Some key highlights: - How to choose the best preschool for your child - Expert answers to all your preschool problems, from separation anxiety to learning woes - Search for childcare and kindergartens by district – we’ve got the complete listings!
Packed with fascinating facts, and covering over 200 million years of history, this book is the perfect guide to the world around us. From the dinosaurs to the Romans and jousting to World War I, you'll discover the key moments that shaped the world into what it is today. Whether you want to take a look inside Buckingham Palace, see how the Sistine Chapel's ceiling was painted, or how Da Vinci's flying machine worked, this is the perfect book to educate and entertain, with colourful images and illustrations that bring history to life.
- Take a closer look at some of the most recognisable structures on Earth.
- From medieval times to WWII find out how weapons have evolved over time.
- See how some of the greatest creations came to exist and change the world.
- Inventors, explorers and scientists who have influenced our lives today.
- Get to know the creatures that once roamed Earth, from birth to extinction.
More than a directory, Best of Singapore 2013 is a handy compendium of the best products and services available in Singapore. Need a tailor, a caterer for a special gathering, or expert advice on holidays, living well and looking great? The Best of Singapore 2013 contains choice listings of over 90 product and service categories, complemented by informative feature stories and personal recommendations from those in the know. For the discerning consumer, who demands the best quality and value, Best of Singapore 2013 is a single-volume guide to the best that money can buy.
How It Works is the science and technology magazine that feeds eager minds and inspires a sense of awe and wonder in the world around us. The first copies of the How it Works Annual sold out in record time, but we have now reprinted this popular bookazine so it is available to buy once again. Find the solution to hundreds of life’s little mysteries with the How It Works Annual, a beautiful compilation of the finest articles from your favourite new science magazine. Packed with a combination of in-depth features and bite-sized articles, volume one of the Annual brings you the highlights from a year of How It Works, including articles from the highly sought-after early editions.
Have you ever wondered why we sneeze? How about how pearls are formed? If you want to know more about the world we live in, you’ve come to the right place. This book contains facts from six subject areas: the environment, technology, science, space, transport and history – and each section is packed with questions and answers that will feed even the hungriest of minds. Featuring:
Environment - Find out why the coast is eroding and how seahorses reproduce.
Technology - Learn about fracking and roller coasters.
Space - Discover who can lay claim to the moon and what’s inside our Sun.
Transport - See what makes planes fly and how it’s possible to drift.