Below is a list of 451 the books by this author.
What's the buzz? Learn all about the insect world with fun activities and amazing facts in Bugs, Bees, and Other Buzzy Creatures. Discover why bees bu... [Read More]
What's the buzz? Learn all about the insect world with fun activities and amazing facts in Bugs, Bees, and Other Buzzy Creatures. Discover why bees buzz and why ladybugs are red as you complete different fun craft activities. Each page has clear, engaging photographs with clear text and simple step-by-step instructions for young readers to follow along with as they complete each DIY craft. Filled with bees, bugs, worms, and more, this book is the perfect spring and summertime companion for children. Kids become explorers in the world around them in Bugs, Bees, and Other Buzzy Creatures.
Packed with innovative graphics and simple explanations of business concepts, from managing risk and alternative business models to effective leadersh... [Read More]
Packed with innovative graphics and simple explanations of business concepts, from managing risk and alternative business models to effective leadership and thinking outside the box, The Business Book covers every facet of business management. Big ideas make great business thinkers and leaders. From Adam Smith and Andrew Carnegie to Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, The Business Book is perfect for college students, would-be entrepreneurs, or anyone interested in how business works. The Business Book is the perfect primer to key theories of business and management, covering inspirational business ideas, business strategy and alternative business models. One hundred key quotations introduce you to the work of great commercial thinkers, leaders, and gurus from Henry Ford to Steve Jobs, and to topics spanning from start-ups to ethics. Series Overview: Big Ideas Simply Explained series uses creative design and innovative graphics along with straightforward and engaging writing to make complex subjects easier to understand. With over 7 million copies worldwide sold to date, these award-winning books provide just the information needed for students, families, or anyone interested in concise, thought-provoking refreshers on a single subject.
Take a first look at the curious world of cats in this beautifully illustrated non-fiction picture book for babies and toddlers. Part of DK's illustra... [Read More]
Take a first look at the curious world of cats in this beautifully illustrated non-fiction picture book for babies and toddlers. Part of DK's illustrated animal alphabet series, C is for Cat is the third picture book installment, a perfect first gift for babies and toddlers. The friendly, read-aloud text and delightful illustrations by Marc Pattenden will have young animal-lovers smiling in no time as they learn fun words about cats that all begin with the letter "c". Have fun with your little one by pointing to the colorful illustrations that tell the story of these purr-fect creatures. Learn how cats love to climb and explore, where they curl up for a catnap, and just how cute they are. Filled with simple, playful facts, C is for Cat provides lots to talk about and lots to look at for curious, animal loving babies and toddlers everywhere. There is also a co-ed edition available, called The little book of Cats. This edition uses the same design as C is for Cat, but has international text that is not based around the letter "c".
A fun, quirky look at the weird and wonderful side of physics, Can You Feel the Force? explores the physics of everyday things — from how balloo... [Read More]
A fun, quirky look at the weird and wonderful side of physics, Can You Feel the Force? explores the physics of everyday things — from how balloons stretch and stick to walls, to why the sky is blue, to why stars twinkle. Designed to appeal equally to children who are intimidated by science and those who love it, Can you Feel the Force? is not just a reference book — it's interactive with fun activities to try at home. Inside the pages are age appropriate text and experiments that will determine what's the best seat on a roller coaster, why does bubble gum stretch, why do fighter pilots have to wear specially tightened underwear, and why the world looks weird when you drive a car at the speed of light. Discover the recipe for slime, the secret of piercing a balloon without bursting it, and find out how to stick objects together with nothing but the magical force of friction; plus learn the ideas and discoveries of Galileo, Newton, Franklin and other key players in the defining principles and laws of physics. Clear, exciting images and engaging text will make physics understandable and make kids curious to learn more in Can you Feel the Force?
Learn everything there is to know about Captain America in Marvel's Captain America: The Ultimate Guide to the First Avenger. Packed with information ... [Read More]
Learn everything there is to know about Captain America in Marvel's Captain America: The Ultimate Guide to the First Avenger. Packed with information about friends, enemies, and storylines, this guide explores the exciting and rich history of the First Avenger. Follow Steve Rogers' journey from the sickly and small Army volunteer to the iconic leader of the Avengers as well as his biggest adventures, battles, allies, and foes. Marvel's Captain America: The Ultimate Guide to the First Avenger focuses on some of the character's most famous comic book arcs, starting from the 1941 debut of Captain America Comics #1 to modern day. Featuring a foreword by renowned former president and chairman of Marvel Comics Stan Lee, Stan Lee, Marvel's Captain America: The Ultimate Guide to the First Avenger is the essential reading for any Captain America fan. © 2016 MARVEL
Tracing the history of the automobile, from the first prototypes to the super cars of today, Car covers the technological developments and manufacture... [Read More]
Tracing the history of the automobile, from the first prototypes to the super cars of today, Car covers the technological developments and manufacture of cars, the cultural backdrop against which the various models arose, and the enduring impact the car has had on society as an object of curiosity, symbol of luxury, and item of necessity. The most lavishly illustrated treatment of the subject on the market, featuring the most noteworthy cars of each decade in beautifully photographed catalogs, Car is truly an international view of the automobile through time, with histories of the men and machines that created brands which are now household names.
"This is the prettiest, most well-organized, useful and up to date guide to careers that I have ever seen." — Dick Bolles, au... [Read More]
"This is the prettiest, most well-organized, useful and up to date guide to careers that I have ever seen." — Dick Bolles, author, What Color Is Your Parachute? It's never too early for your teen or tween to start thinking about a career, and Careers is the perfect way to do it. Inspiring and imaginative as well as practical, Careers has charts and tables that help middle- and high-schoolers gauge interest about possible careers — it's like having a personal college and career advisor by their side whenever they need it! Covering more than 400 jobs in fields that range from STEM to sports, arts to administration, finance to farming, Careers is organized in an easy-to-navigate, clear structure that helps guide teen and tween readers. Check at-a-glance summary panels for chosen careers to learn about salary, working hours, training, and career paths. Cross-referenced job matrix tables offer another way to learn about all the options. Tweens and teens with no idea of what kind of job to look for can start with their favorite school subjects or hobbies and find relevant careers from there. It may not be time for your teen or tween to prepare a resume and find a job, but the advice in Careers can help inspire them to start thinking about the future. Fields included: - Health and Medicine - Sports, Leisure, and Tourism - Arts, Crafts, and Design - Performing Arts, Media, and Journalism - Sales, Marketing, and Advertising - Administration and Business Management - Finance, Law, and Politics - Information Technology and Computing - Science and Research - Animals, Farming, and the Environment - Engineering and Manufacturing - Construction - Transportation - Security and Emergency Services - Social Service and Teaching
Journey across the world and throughout history to discover the world's best and most unusual castles, and learn about their features, from the talles... [Read More]
Journey across the world and throughout history to discover the world's best and most unusual castles, and learn about their features, from the tallest turrets to the dingiest dungeons. Find out how castles have changed over time and what happened to the people who lived in them. A glimpse into the history of different castles around the world, the dramatic battles to conquer them, and the weapons that defended and defeated them. Travel through time and venture into the wonderful world of castles, from the extravagant châteaux of France, to the impenetrable fortresses of Japan. Find out why castles were built and witness some of the most famous sieges in history. Trek across the world to visit castles perched on perilous clifftops and exotic islands. Meet the medieval rulers who built the grandest castles and forts, and the modern tycoons who splashed out money trying to replicate them. Discover why the spiral staircases in castles always turned clockwise, and why their toilets always smelled so bad! And learn about the great lengths that prisoners would go to in order to escape... This children's book takes you on an immersive adventure to a collection of castles each beautifully illustrated at a particular moment in history. See the world's best castles from a range of viewpoints, whether you are standing next to samurai warriors waiting to attack, or castle jesters entertaining the king. Castle is a fact-packed, modern look at a classic topic.
More than 86 million Americans own at least one cat (that's 10+ million more than own a dog). Cats are truly Americans' favorite pets. Offering eve... [Read More]
More than 86 million Americans own at least one cat (that's 10+ million more than own a dog). Cats are truly Americans' favorite pets. Offering everything you need to know about cats in one easy-reference volume, The Cat Encyclopedia features stunning photographs of cat breeds from around the world combined with expert advice on kitten and cat care, and a celebration of cats in art and culture. The Cat Encyclopedia is packed with information on the characteristics, origins, and behaviors of each type of cat, and includes beautifully photographed profiles of the world's cat breeds.
This delightful, rhyming story for little learners stars super-cute Roxie, the very chirpy chick! Roxie's favorite thing is singing and making music. ... [Read More]
This delightful, rhyming story for little learners stars super-cute Roxie, the very chirpy chick! Roxie's favorite thing is singing and making music. But his friends are having quiet time today. Will Roxie ever get to sing his songs and make his friends happy? Roxie's adorable friends are the cutest, cuddliest animals ever! Babies and toddlers will love meeting them in this read-aloud rhyme, and joining in with Roxie's chirpy singing and the cool sounds from his drum, guitar, and xylophone! The charming story helps teach social skills. Little ones learn there are times when we need to be quiet for others, and times when we can share some noisy fun together. And when we consider each other's feelings, we can all get along. A wonderful gift to share over Easter or anytime, Cheep! Cheep! Chick builds language skills and reading readiness. It follows on from Bounce! Bounce! Bunny, which features the same group of entertaining characters.
This original look at history profiles 30 children from different eras, inviting children of today to discover the lives of the cave people, Romans, V... [Read More]
This original look at history profiles 30 children from different eras, inviting children of today to discover the lives of the cave people, Romans, Vikings, and beyond through the eyes of someone their own age. History books often focus on adults, but what was the past like for children? A Child Through Time is historically accurate and thoroughly researched, and brings the children of history to life—from the earliest civilizations to the Cold War, even imagining a child of the future. Packed with facts and including a specially commissioned illustration of each profiled child, this book examines the clothes children wore, the food they ate, the games they played, and the historic moments they witnessed—all through their own eyes. Maps, timelines, and collections of objects, as well as a perspective on the often ignored topic of family life through the ages, give wider historical background and present a unique side to history. Covering key classroom topics in a new light, A Child Through Time is a visually stunning learning tool for children ages 7 and up.
A favorite in classrooms, libraries, and homes, Children Just Like Me is a comprehensive view of international cultures, exploring diverse backgrounds... [Read More]
A favorite in classrooms, libraries, and homes, Children Just Like Me is a comprehensive view of international cultures, exploring diverse backgrounds from Argentina to New Zealand to China to Israel. With this brand new edition, children will learn about their peers around the world through engaging photographs and understandable text laid out in DK's distinctive style. Highlighting 36 different countries, Children Just Like Me profiles 44 children and their daily lives. From rural farms to busy cities to riverboats, this celebration of children around the world shows the many ways children are different and the many ways they are the same, no matter where they live. Meet Bolat, an eight-year-old from Kazakhstan who likes to cycle, play with his pet dogs, and play the dromba; Joaquin from New Jersey who enjoys reading and spending time with his family, and whose favorite food is bacon; or Yaroslav from Moscow who likes to make robots. Daily routines, stories of friends and family, and dreams for the future are spoken directly from the children themselves, making the content appropriate and interesting to draw in young readers. To celebrate the twentieth anniversary of this special project, all-new photography, maps, and facts give unique insight to children's lives in our world today showing their homes, food, outfits, schools, families, and hobbies. A passport to a celebratory journey around the world, Children Just Like Me is perfect for children who are curious about the children of the world and their stories.
Explore schools around the world through the eyes of more than 40 students in Children Just Like Me: A School Like Mine. A refreshed edition of a DK ... [Read More]
Explore schools around the world through the eyes of more than 40 students in Children Just Like Me: A School Like Mine. A refreshed edition of a DK classic, Children Just Like Me: A School Like Mine looks at different countries and cultures around the globe and reveals the lives of children as they learn at school. Broaden children's views of the world and learn about the daily lives of real students from places near and far, from Australia to South Korea. Where do children in Jordan learn? What subjects do they study in Egypt? Through the shared experiences of a school routine, Children Just Like Me: A School Like Mine highlights the differences and similarities between international schools, using school activities, classrooms, meals, and playtime in photographs and easy-to-understand text. From Africa to the Americas, students explain their daily routines in their own words and talk about what makes their schools special to them. Children can learn about their international peers through these engaging photographic stories of students. Children Just Like Me: A School Like Mine takes readers on an international trip to see how children around the world learn. Find out what makes school different in other countries, and learn what makes them just the same.
Part of DK's Children Just Like Me series, this book is a celebration of children around the world, the food they eat, and the meals they share, with ... [Read More]
Part of DK's Children Just Like Me series, this book is a celebration of children around the world, the food they eat, and the meals they share, with 27 easy-to-follow recipes from a variety of countries—from Botswana to the USA. Food Like Mine lets kids eat their way through an amazing variety of countries, including India, Sweden, and Mexico, and celebrate the traditions with children just like them along the way. With 27 recipes from around the world, this book unites the traditional dishes eaten by children from diverse backgrounds using four staple ingredients: rice, wheat, corn, and potatoes. These easy-to-follow recipes allow young readers to experience the dishes—and other cultures—first-hand, from sushi and Indian rice pudding to pasta and chow mein. Part of DK's groundbreaking series on children of the world, Food Like Mine shows that, even if people live thousands of miles apart and have different cultural traditions, our lives all share one common ingredient: food.
The Bible is the most widely read book in the western world. Now people of all ages can embrace and understand the key stories and teachings with this... [Read More]
The Bible is the most widely read book in the western world. Now people of all ages can embrace and understand the key stories and teachings with this beautifully illustrated edition aimed at children aged 9+. More than 130 stories are retold with chapter references, providing a valuable resource for Bible studies. Each one is supported with extra information, such as definitions of terms, life in Biblical times for context, artifacts, maps, and quotations. Short passages at the end of each story explain the meaning and significance of the Bible text, enhancing a child's learning. With charming illustrations, clear layout, and engaging style, this appealing book is a lovely keepsake for a key event in a child's religious life--one that they will want to read and treasure.
This engaging guide takes children on an international tour of the world's greatest art, from the first daubs of paint in prehistoric caves to today's... [Read More]
This engaging guide takes children on an international tour of the world's greatest art, from the first daubs of paint in prehistoric caves to today's performance art. It includes all of the important art movements, from Renaissance to Rococo, as well as the great painters from all these eras. However, the approach is to look at art as an international exchange of ideas, not a straight history of western art. The book includes art from all countries, from aboriginal art to totem poles.
Magic has always captivated and amazed children, but learning the secrets behind this mysterious art has never been easy — until now. Introducin... [Read More]
Magic has always captivated and amazed children, but learning the secrets behind this mysterious art has never been easy — until now. Introducing Children's Book of Magic, an introduction to the world's most amazing illusionists, magic tricks and magicians. Tracing the history of magic from its origins in Ancient Egypt to the rise of stage performance in the 1900s and up to and including magic of the present day, Magic also includes 20 tricks for kids to put on their own show by learning from the 8 schools of magic: production, vanishing, transformation, restoration, teleportation, escaping, levitation, and prediction. Card tricks, coin tricks, escapology, and more are presented in step-by-step sequences, while biography spreads highlight the great works of history's greatest magicians including Hieronymus Bosch, Harry Houdini, Howard Thurston, and modern day performers such as David Blaine and Dynamo. With Children's Book of Magic kids can dive in and discover the secrets of sleight of hand, the power of performance, and the mysteries of misdirection needed to perfect their skills.
Children are great at asking the big questions: Where did I come from? Why does the world exist? What is real? Encourage your child's curiosity with D... [Read More]
Children are great at asking the big questions: Where did I come from? Why does the world exist? What is real? Encourage your child's curiosity with DK's Children's Book of Philosophy, a kid-friendly handbook to some of life's biggest questions - because it's never too early to start thinking about thinking. The Children's Book of Philosophy lays out philosophical questions with engaging graphics that are fun and easy for kids to process. We've included biographical information, timelines, and conceptual thinking, all with inviting images. Children learn that their questions are important and have been pondered by famous philosophers for years. The content is geared toward the specific questions of 21st-century kids, so the information is relevant and interesting. Looking for a child's first philosophy book to encourage your young thinker? With the Children's Book of Philosophy, you've found it!
A thrilling animal adventure around the globe, packed with maps and facts and that is perfect for kids ages 6–8. With more than 40 full-color m... [Read More]
A thrilling animal adventure around the globe, packed with maps and facts and that is perfect for kids ages 6–8. With more than 40 full-color maps, Children's Illustrated Animal Atlas zooms in on countries and continents to show key animal habitats and locations around the world. Photographs highlight each continent's most iconic animals, and colorful graphics take a closer look, showing the animals and plants found within each territory. Habitats are introduced and explained on visually stunning pages, from the mountains and deserts to grasslands and tropical rain forests. Bite-size facts and figures explain where the habitats are found and what the climate is like, and describe the plants and animals that live in them, making the information easy for kids to comprehend. Children's Illustrated Animal Atlas brings the amazing world of wildlife into the home, taking kids on a wild adventure around the globe.
A visual atlas that brings the world and its people to life with modern mapping, pictures, facts, and stories, perfect for kids ages 8-12, and fully r... [Read More]
A visual atlas that brings the world and its people to life with modern mapping, pictures, facts, and stories, perfect for kids ages 8-12, and fully revised and updated. Using modern mapping based on the latest seamless, cloud-free satellite image data, Children's Illustrated World Atlas takes kids on the ultimate round-the-world trip, from the Americas to Australasia and Oceania. Each detailed map is accompanied by pictures and stories that explore the society, culture, and history of each region, giving young readers an immediate sense of place not conveyed in standard atlases. Bite-size, country-by-country facts and stats are included at the start of each chapter for additional knowledge, and a place-name index identifies 7,500 locations around the world. Kids will even learn about popular discussion topics such as globalization and the environment in a contemporary introduction section. Together with facts, maps, satellite images, and local stories, this fully updated and revised Children's Illustrated World Atlas is a global yet personal experience and brings together views from all over the world—from Bolivia's bustling markets to carnival in Venice.
Embark on an unforgettable time-travelling journey through Chinese history. This beautifully illustrated children's history book spans 2,500 years and... [Read More]
Embark on an unforgettable time-travelling journey through Chinese history. This beautifully illustrated children's history book spans 2,500 years and more than a thousand miles along China's Grand Canal. With stunning, panoramic illustrations and lively, engaging text, China Through Time brings key periods and turning points in the canal's history to life. Cutaway views show the inside of buildings and introduce children to important places, characters, and events - from humble workers to mighty emperors, and from floods and wars to life in bustling ports and modern cities. Children will also love searching for the mischievous time-travelling cat, Lihua, who appears in each of the artworks. Perfect for parents and children to pore over together, China Through Time makes a gorgeous gift or collector's item. Fun, interactive, and packed with details, it vividly presents Chinese history to children as they have never seen it before.
Experience the magic of the first Christmas in this illustrated board book, an ideal introduction to the nativity story for young children. The Christ... [Read More]
Experience the magic of the first Christmas in this illustrated board book, an ideal introduction to the nativity story for young children. The Christmas Story tells the tale of the first Christmas a long, long time ago, when the baby Jesus was born. The sky is filled with angels and a bright new star that tells the shepherds and the three wise men that someone very special has arrived. There's no room at the inn but Mary and Joseph, and sleeping baby Jesus, are warm and cozy in the stables. Colorful illustrations and engaging text bring this classic story to life for new readers. Little ones will love pointing out details in the pictures of Nazareth and Bethlehem, and naming all the animals in the stable where the baby Jesus was born. The Christmas Story is perfect for reading aloud during the festive season and beyond.
Theme: Holidays & Celebrations
Our house is on fire--it's time to wake up to the climate crisis facing planet Earth before it's too late. This unique graphic altas tells you everyth... [Read More]
Our house is on fire--it's time to wake up to the climate crisis facing planet Earth before it's too late. This unique graphic altas tells you everything you need to know about climate change and what we can do to turn things around. Which countries generate the highest CO2 emissions? Which coastal cities are most vulnerable to rising sea levels? What will the polar ice caps look like in 10 years' time? Which countries have successfully harnessed renewable energy sources? Packed with facts and figures and more than 30 dynamic maps, Climate Emergency Atlas is clear and easy to understand, making it the perfect reference guide for all young climate activists.