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How Nearly Everything Was Invented by the Brainwaves

A funny and fascinating look at over 300 of the world's most important inventions, from the steam engine to the light bulb – now in paperback
Meet the Brainwaves, hilarious little mischief-makers who are about to take your child on an amazing journey to discover everything about the inventions that changed the way people live. These pint-sized pals will tell them all about key inventions, the breakthroughs that lead to them, and the spectacular...

The Way Science Works

From lightning bolts to robotics, bring science to life with incredible experiments
From the principles that explain the world to the theories behind today’s fast changing technology, help your child discover science in action. Test the theories together with more than 60 hands-on projects and explore amazing images which take you to the cutting-edge of scientific developments. Packed...

Encyclopedia of Science

Explore and explain the world around you with the ultimate guide to science and technology
What causes a hurricane? How does the Internet work? Why is the Universe still getting bigger? Discover the amazing secrets of science from comets to cyclones and rockets to reptiles. Be first to read about the latest scientific theories and discoveries, recent space missions, newly discovered chemical...

The Way Things Work

This new edition of the award-winning, bestselling guides takes a colourful look at the nuts, bolts and circuitry of a host of things that whirr, whiz, clunk, buzz and beep!
What really makes the things around us tick? Did you know that the principle behind the zip fastener also governed the building of the pyramids? Or that the dentist's drill is a direct descendant of the first windmill? The inner workings of hundreds of machines and devices are explained in this fun,...

1000 Inventions & Discoveries

From electricity to the Eurostar, find out how discoveries and inventions have changed the world we live in
Ever wondered who invented the Internet or your iPod? Published in association with the Science Museum, 1000 Inventions and Discoveries explores the fascinating history of events that shaped the world as it is today. A timeline runs throughout the book, putting events in context Feature boxes focus...

Encyclopedia of Religion

Everything your child needs to know about world religions, now in paperback
From the mystery of Mesopotamia to Zen Buddhism, help your child get to the core of all the major faiths from around the world. They’ll discover the attitudes, ideals, art and architecture of major religions including: Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Plus, they’ll find...

Think of a Number

Think maths is boring? Think again! Join Johnny Ball on a dazzling adventure to infinity and beyond! Available also at the Red Sea Bookstores in Arabic Available also at our stores in Arabic
Maths isn't just about sums and calculations, numbers can take you anywhere. With Think of a Number you'll explore a fantastic world of wonder that is full of surprises. Let Johnny Ball take you on an incredible fact-packed journey - crack codes, unravel mazes and discover why finding a prime number...

What Makes Me Me?

Winner of the Junior Aventis Prize for Science Books 2005! Available also in Arabic at the Red Sea bookstores
The first children's book from award-winning author and TV presenter, Professor Robert Winston. He explores how genes, experience and biology work together to make everybody unique. Why does your mum love broccoli and your dad hate it? Why are you a marvel at maths, while your sister is terrific at...

Take Me Back

History just got more exciting! Delve into the past 200,000 years with this lively and fun chronology of human history.
Rewind history to the juicy bits, let me take you there Do you think history is just about boring dates and long-dead kings and queens? Open me up and I'll show you 200,000 years, 106,456,367,669 people, 5,000 languages, 100 million books, 10,000 religions, 119 great empires, seven ancient wonders,...

World War II with DVD

Give your child a key understanding of World War II with this informative volume, covering events in all theatres of war, by land, sea and air, from a multi-national perspective.
World War II cost the lives of more than 50 million people, find out what it was like to experience – and survive – such an extraordinary time In association with the Imperial War Museum, this powerful book and DVD combine incredible images with dramatic eyewitness accounts of the people who were...

World War I

Be an eyewitness to the 'war to end all wars'
From the muddy trenches to the triumph of democracy, discover all about the historic and world-changing events of the First World War. Get the picture using the clip-art CD with over 100 amazing images to download. Then use the giant pull-out wallchart to decorate your room. Great for projects...

Slavery

The story of slavery - from its roots to the present day
Slavery has plagued the history of humankind for thousands of years, from the conquered peoples of Ancient times to the millions of Africans stolen from their homelands and forced into work that helped build America and the modern world. But what was it like to be a slave, endure such terrible hardships...

Encyclopedia

This book is available also in arabic at the Red Sea Bookstores!
Packed with clear information for curious minds and featuring over 75 subject-based spreads complemented by strong photography to stimulate young imaginations. Includes bite-sized key points, quizzes, fact buttons, exciting project ideas, games and much more ... This first reference title supports...

Nature Encyclopedia

This book is available also in arabic at the Red Sea Bookstores!
What is life like underground? Where can you find the world's ugliest fish? Why are fungi so fantastic? Take an amazing look at the natural world to find out! Discover plants and animals and where they live - from deserts to oceans, rainforests to mountains. Packed with curiosity quizzes, 'turn and learn'...

Disney High School Musical The Essential Guide

Get the inside scoop on Disney’s High School Musical movies.
What you've been looking for - all the he said, she said from the East High Gang. If your child is a High School Musical fan then introduce them to the stars and get the gossip on all three of their favourite Disney movies. They’ll find cool pictures from the films and fantastic facts on High School...
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