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Great Scientists

Be an eyewitness to great scientists and their discoveries
From Benjamin Franklin's electrical charges to Albert Einstein's theory of relativity, meet the people whose discoveries have shaped our world, and find out all about their lives and their lasting impact today. Get the picture using the clip-art CD with over 100 amazing images to download. Then use...

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...

Science Made Easy Materials & Their Properties Ages 7-9 Key Stage 2 Book 2

Help your 7-9 year old learn about science using this fill-in home-study workbook from Carol Vorderman
Find out which items conduct electricity, what happens when different things cool down and more in this activity-packed science workbook from expert Carol Vorderman. Do the activities and experiments together and encourage your child to practise essential skills at home to keep them one step ahead...

Can You Feel the Force? Putting the fizz back into physics

Winner of The Royal Society Junior Prize for Science Books 2007
Why does your stomach go right uuuuup... when a roller coaster plunges straight dooowwwwn? How does a cold ball bounce 80% higher than a warm one? What's it actually like inside an atom? Physics doesn't just happen in a lab - it happens in the kitchen, in your bath, in a car! Join author Richard...

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...

School Days Around the World

DK Readers help a child learn to read and encourage a life-long love of reading
All over the world millions of children go to school. Pack up your pencil case and find out what it’s like for children in different countries. Discover how they get to school, what their classrooms are like, what sorts of lessons they have and what they do for fun. DK Readers are part of a five-level...

A Life Like Mine

Find out how children live around the world - now in paperback
"There are millions of children, leading different lives, all over the world. You speak different languages, look different, and face all manner of challenges every day. However, although you live thousands of miles apart, in many respects your needs and hopes are alike. It is for this reason that...

Children Just Like Me

A unique celebration of children around the world
Tadessa from Ethiopia, Suchart from Thailand, Celina from Brazil ... each has hopes and fears, dreams and beliefs. Their cultures are different, yet in many ways their daily lives are very similar, as are their hopes for the future and their ways of looking at the world. Over the past two years, a...

My Little Picture Bible

A beautiful first Bible in an appealing padded format, perfect for tiny hands.
From Noah's Ark to the story of Easter, 25 of the Bible's best-loved stories from the Old and New Testaments are re-told with stunning watercolours from acclaimed illustrator Diana Mayo. Read them together with your toddler and enjoy lots of fun activities encouraging even the youngest child to join...

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...

A School Like Mine

What’s it like learning maths in China? Are the games children in Mexico play different to the ones you like best?
Children from Africa to the Americas explain in their own words what school life is like for them. Find out how some things are just the same as at your school, and how others are very different. Did you know that in Japan, children have lunch in their classrooms? Or that in Peru children say prayers...

Star Wars Clone Wars Jedi in Training

Level 2 - Beginning to Read Alone Paperback : 01 Jul 2009 6 - 8 years
Designed to engage even the most reluctant reader, this fun-packed The Clone Wars Reader is all about your child's favourite heroine, Ahsoka. Watch as your child meets Ahsoka training to become a Jedi. They'll find out all about her adventures under the wing of different Jedi's - Anakin, Luminara Unduli...

The Merry Christmas Activity Book

Count down to a magical Christmas and do something new every day!
Whether you want to know how to make your own special Christmas cards or make fun gifts for your family and pets, activity expert Jane Bull will show you how to make everything festive. This is your step-by-step guide to turning your home into a winter wonderland. Have fun creating festive food Design...

Party Fun

Pre-Level 1: Learning to read. Join the birthday party fun - hang up balloons, play party games and blow out the candles.
Stunning photographs combine with lively illustrations and engaging, age-appropriate stories in DK Readers, a multilevel reading programme guaranteed to capture children’s interest while developing their reading skills and general knowledge. High frequency words Picture word strips Labels introduce...
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