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  1. The Tindims and the Floating Moon The Tindims and the Floating Moon
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  2. Wind in the Willows Wind in the Willows
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  3. Timmy Failure: The Cat Stole My Pants Timmy Failure: The Cat Stole My Pants
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  4. You Are a Champion: How to Be the Best You Can Be You Are a Champion: How to Be the Best You Can Be
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  5. Fearless Fairy Tales: Fairy tales vibrantly updated for the 21st century by Blue Peter legend Konnie Fearless Fairy Tales: Fairy tales vibrantly updated for the 21st century by Blue Peter legend Konnie
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  6. 100 Events That Made History: Memorable Moments That Shaped the Modern World 100 Events That Made History: Memorable Moments That Shaped the Modern World
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  7. The Explorer The Explorer
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  8. The Boy Who Made the World Disappear The Boy Who Made the World Disappear
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  9. Booked Booked
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  10. The Crossing The Crossing
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DK Life Stories: Albert Einstein

DK Life Stories: Albert Einstein

Author: Dk Narrator: Joseph Balderrama Release Date: 01/06/2021

Learn all about Albert Einstein and his famous scientific theories in this children's biography. In this kids' biography, follow the remarkable life story of Albert Einstein, whose legendary genius and creative imagination made him one of the world's most famous thinkers. Albert Einstein is known as one of the most brilliant people in history. His many theories and discoveries changed the way scientists think and work, and the way in which we look at and understand things. Learn all about Einstein's family and education, his travels and troubles, and the special compass he was given as a young boy that first set him on the path to questioning the world around him. This new biography series from DK goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting people. An age-appropriate text to create an engaging audiobook children will enjoy listening to. This is the one biography series everyone will want to collect. © 2019 Wil Mara © 2020 DK Audio

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Queen Elizabeth II and the Royal Family

Queen Elizabeth II and the Royal Family

Author: Dk Narrator: Carol Jarvis Release Date: 01/06/2021

A dazzling account of Queen Elizabeth II and the royal family. A magnificent tribute to the life and reign of Queen Elizabeth II, and a celebration of the British royal family. This audiobook is a stunning guide to the world's most famous royals, from the Queen's Norman predecessors to her great-grandchildren. It features events such as the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, and profiles on key people such as Princess Diana and Prince Harry. This new edition is revised to include the most recent events and milestones, such as the retirement of the Duke of Edinburgh, the birth of Charlotte, Louis, Archie, and other new family members, Harry and Meghan's wedding, and their decision to step back as senior members of the royal family. This audiobook examines the Queen's life in detail from her childhood to today, but also goes back through more than 1,000 years of history to tell the story of the House of Windsor and the entire succession of kings and queens of England and Scotland. This is the perfect book for fans of the Queen and royal family, fans of the Netflix series The Crown, or anyone interested in the history of the British monarchy. © 2021 Dorling Kindersley © 2021 DK Audio

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DK Life Stories: Nelson Mandela

DK Life Stories: Nelson Mandela

Author: Dk Narrator: Joseph Balderrama Release Date: 01/06/2021

In this kids biography, discover the inspiring story of Nelson Mandela, who became the first black president of South Africa after spending 27 years in prison. In 1964, Nelson Mandela was sentenced to a lifetime in jail. His crime? Attempting to overthrow a government that openly discriminated against its black citizens. After spending 27 years behind bars, Mandela was released, allowing him to continue his struggle for equality in South Africa-and to become the country's first black president. In this biography audiobook for kids ages 8-11, learn all about Mandela's incredible life, his fight against apartheid, and how he helped bring peace to his nation. This new biography series from DK goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting people. An age-appropriate text to create an engaging audiobook children will enjoy listening to. This is the one biography series everyone will want to collect. © 2019 Stephen Krensky © 2020 DK Audio

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USA National Parks: Lands of Wonder

USA National Parks: Lands of Wonder

Author: Dk Narrator: John Chancer Release Date: 01/06/2021

A celebration of the beauty, history, and culture of America's National Parks The USA's national parks truly are places of wonder: staggering landscapes of jaw-dropping dimensions and incredible diversity where you can stand on the very edge of civilization. They are the earth's breathing spaces; precious places to conserve nature and wildlife for future generations. And they are playgrounds filled with countless places to hike, camp, climb, swim, and paddle, where you and your family can create lifelong memories of freedom and wide-open spaces. USA National Parks: Lands of Wonder is a celebration of these magnificent parks - packed with inspiring ideas for your next adventure, whether you want to be alone amid the vast and haunting wilderness of Alaska's Denali Park or get up close to the teeming tropical wildlife of Florida's Everglades. All 62 national parks are covered, showcasing what makes each one unique, with maps, facts and figures, things to do, and when and where to experience it at its best.

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The Biology Book

The Biology Book

Author: Dk Narrator: Charles Armstrong Release Date: 01/06/2021

An accessible guide to more than 95 of the most important discoveries and theories in the history of biology. Why do bees know how to dance? Where do plants get sugar? How do animals know their mothers? Who discovered germs? The science of biology is the story of our quest to understand the living world and explain how its organisms work and interact - whether microbes, mushrooms, or mammals. In answering these and many other questions, we've discovered the mechanics of plants, animals, and the human body; explored the mysteries of DNA and genetic inheritance; and learned how to develop vaccines that control diseases. Written in plain English, The Biology Book is packed with short, pithy explanations of more than 95 momentous ideas in science, from cell theory to evolution by natural selection. Themed chapters explore key areas of the life sciences including ecology, zoology, and biotechnology, tracing the history of scientific thought and introducing the scientists who shaped the subject, such as Carl Linnaeus, Jean-Baptiste Lamarck, Charles Darwin, and Gregor Mendel. Coverage of topical issues such as cloning, neuroscience, human evolution, and gene editing brings the story right up to date. Unpick complex theories, demystify biological processes, and enjoy the illuminating quotes that make the ideas and discoveries memorable to enhance our understanding of the science. Whether you're new to the subject, a budding botanist or molecular scientist, an avid student of the living world, or keen to keep up with and understand current ethical and scientific debates, The Biology Book is for you. © 2021 Dorling Kindersley Ltd © 2021 DK Audio

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A Short History of Vietnam

A Short History of Vietnam

Author: Dk Narrator: Chris Hoekstra Release Date: 01/05/2021

This is the definitive story of one of the longest and most controversial conflicts in US history. Created in association with the Smithsonian Institution, this authoritative history of the Vietnam War examines its people, politics, events, and lasting effects from a global perspective. A Short History of the Vietnam War is both an all-encompassing showcase of every aspect of the conflict, from the struggle for civil rights to the treatment of prisoners. Detailed descriptions of events, from Operation Passage to Freedom to the evacuation of the US embassy in Saigon, are enhanced by eyewitness accounts giving you a truly immersive look at this controversial conflict. A Short History of The Vietnam War shows exactly how battles and decisive moments unfolded, along with an insight into the roles of significant individuals including Henry Kissinger, General Thieu, and President Nixon. A powerful gift for the military enthusiast, A Short History of the Vietnam War is a stirring record of the suffering, sacrifice, and heroism that occurred in America's bloodiest conflict of the 20th century. Published in association with the Smithsonian Institution, the world's largest museum and research complex - including the National Museum of American History (Armed Forces Division). The Smithsonian consultants are Dr. F. Robert van der Linden, Curator of Air Transportation and Special Purpose Aircraft, National Air and Space Museum; Dr. Alex M. Spencer, Curator of British Military Aviation and Flight Material, National Air and Space Museum; and Jennifer L. Jones, Chair, Armed Forces Division, National Museum of American History. © 2021 Dorling Kindersley © 2021 DK Audio

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A World Full of Poems: Inspiring poetry for children

A World Full of Poems: Inspiring poetry for children

Author: Dk Narrator: Aisling Rachael Madden Release Date: 01/05/2021

An encyclopedia of poetry containing 150 poems to inspire a love of poetry in every child. A gorgeous introduction to poetry for children, featuring poems about everything from science, sports, and space, to friendship, family, and feelings. This thoughtfully crafted anthology is perfect for children new to verse and for young poetry fans seeking out new favorites. Explore poetry from a diverse selection of contemporary and historical poets, covering a broad range of topics--from personal subjects like emotions and family, to the wonders of the natural environment. Carefully selected works encourage children to see the poetry in everything and to embrace the beauty of their everyday lives. Poems are complemented by detailed timelines and interesting facts about the topics covered, ensuring that the poems are not just entertaining, but relevant, topical, and informative. Prompts inspire children to create their own poetry, and devices like rhyme, repetition, and alliteration are introduced and explained in a fun and accessible manner. Dr Sylvia Vardell teaches graduate courses in children's and young adult literature at Texas Woman's University. She has published ten books on literature and over 100 journal articles for teachers, librarians and parents. Her current work focuses on poetry for children, including her nationally recognized blog, PoetryforChildren. She currently chairs the ALA Children's Literature Legacy Award committee. She serves on the Executive Committee of the International Board on Books for Young People and co-edited their international journal of children's literature, Bookbird.

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DK Life Stories: Leonardo da Vinci

DK Life Stories: Leonardo da Vinci

Author: Dk Narrator: Joseph Balderrama Release Date: 01/05/2021

Learn all about Leonardo da Vinci and his creative genius in this children's biography. Discover the inspiring story of Leonardo da Vinci, the artist, inventor, and engineer of the Italian Renaissance... Leonardo was a creative genius who wanted to understand how things worked. This audiobook traces his life, from his birth in a hilltop village near Florence, Italy, through to his work as a painter, sculptor, and engineer. Leonardo made hundreds of drawings and paintings, including the Mona Lisa - probably the most famous painting in the world. Learn how Leonardo made detailed sketches of the human body and designs of parachutes, helicopters, and armoured tanks - many years before the technology existed to build them. This new biography series from DK goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting people. An age-appropriate text to create an engaging audiobook children will enjoy listening to. This is the one biography series everyone will want to collect. © 2020 Stephen Krensky © 2020 DK Audio

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DK Life Stories: Florence Nightingale

DK Life Stories: Florence Nightingale

Author: Dk Narrator: Penelope Rawlins Release Date: 01/04/2021

Learn all about Florence Nightingale and her revolutionary nursing work in this children's biography. In this biography, discover the fascinating story of Florence Nightingale, who cared for British soldiers during wartime as the ''Lady of the Lamp.'' Florence Nightingale was a pioneer of nursing at a time when women were discouraged from working outside the home, especially in the field of science. She saved many lives both on and off the battlefield through implementing a new standard of medical care, and by leading groups of nurses to improve conditions. In this biography book for kids ages 8-11, learn all about the inspiring story of Florence Nightingale - social reformer, statistician, and mother of modern nursing who bucked the social norms of her day and changed the world. This new biography series from DK goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting people. An age-appropriate text to create an engaging audiobook children will enjoy listening to. This is the one biography series everyone will want to collect. © 2019 James Buckley Jr © 2020 DK Audio

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DK Life Stories: Alexander Hamilton

DK Life Stories: Alexander Hamilton

Author: Dk Narrator: Joseph Balderrama Release Date: 01/04/2021

Learn all about Alexander Hamilton and why he is an american icon in this children's biography. In this kids' biography, discover the amazing life story of Alexander Hamilton, a Founding Father of the United States whose strong personality and work as an American statesman made him an icon of history and popular culture. Alexander Hamilton is known not only for his political brilliance, but also for his strong principles and astonishing achievements. From humble beginnings as an orphan, Hamilton defied all the odds and made a lasting name for himself in many arenas, including politics, finance, and the military. This new biography series from DK goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting people. An age-appropriate text to create an engaging audiobook children will enjoy listening to. This is the one biography series everyone will want to collect. © 2019 James Buckley Jr © 2020 DK Audio

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Natural Menopause: Herbal remedies, Nutrition, Exercise, HRT, Mindfulness, CBT. For perimenopause, m

Natural Menopause: Herbal remedies, Nutrition, Exercise, HRT, Mindfulness, CBT. For perimenopause, m

Author: Dk Narrator: Rachel Bavidge Release Date: 01/03/2021

Use a holistic approach to empower the mind and body before, during, and after the menopause. Understand the menopause with all its changes and challenges - and choose practices and treatments to make this next stage in your wellness journey healthy, positive, and joyful. Your menopause is unique to you - a milestone on your personal wellbeing journey. A lucky few will breeze through it, but for most women this time of hormonal upheavals throws up a variety of challenging symptoms. Understand the menopause better and find the right combination of resources for you - to stay physically, mentally, and spiritually well throughout. Find out how to adapt your existing wellness practices and build in new ones to smooth the path of your menopause: adopt yoga poses to reduce stress or help you sleep; use essential oils for a relaxing massage to lift mood; enjoy foods that boost energy and sharpen focus; discover the best exercises for strong bones and a healthy heart; use CBT and mindfulness to relieve anxiety and calm hot flushes; choose the best herbal remedies to balance hormones and diminish mood swings. Discover how to attend to your specific needs in a mindful, positive way, either alongside or without prescription medication. Your go-to guide to help make the transition an energising and liberating experience, Natural Menopause lets you take charge and embrace The Change. Consultant Editor: Dr Anne Henderson, menopause expert and gynaecologist, has over 15 years' experience running clinics in the NHS and private health sector. Teaming medical expertise with complementary treatment, she provides holistic care for women, specialising in hormonal therapy. Anne studied at Cambridge University and completed her training at Guy's Hospital, London. Anne oversees a team of specialist writers for each section of the book. © 2021 Dorling Kindersley © 2021 DK Audio

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The Medicine Book

The Medicine Book

Author: Dk Narrator: Jonathan Oliver Release Date: 01/03/2021

An accessible guide to more than 90 of the most important and groundbreaking milestones in the history of medicine, and the people behind them. How are illnesses diagnosed? When did the first successful organ transplant take place? Why are some pandemics so deadly? This audiobook explores big questions like these, explaining the breakthroughs and discoveries that have shaped our modern-day understanding of medicine and helped us protect and promote our health. Written in plain English, The Medicine Book cuts through the jargon and is packed with pithy explanations of the most important milestones in medical history to untangle knotty concepts. From ancient medical practices, such as herbal medications and balancing the humours, through groundbreaking work including Jenner's experiments with cowpox, which laid the basis for vaccination, The Medicine Book offers an engaging overview of medical history across the world all the way into the 21st century with gene manipulation, immunotherapy, and robotics and telesurgery. Covering the role that therapies and drugs have played in the human quest to treat and prevent disease, the establishment of hospitals and later international medical bodies, like the WHO, and medical science's response to new challenges, such as accelerated antibiotic resistance and COVID-19, The Medicine Book explains the stories behind each milestone development. Continuing the 'Big Ideas' series' trademark combination of authoritative, informative text, The Medicine Book uses an innovative approach to make the subject accessible to everyone, whether you're a student of medicine or science, a medical professional, or an armchair expert. Consultant Steve Parker is a writer and editor of more than 300 books specializing in science, particularly in biology, medicine, and allied life sciences. He has authored titles for a range of ages and publishers, including the award-winning Kill or Cure: An Illustrated History of Medicine for DK. © 2021 Dorling Kindersley © 2021 DK Audio

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