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A guide to setting up and running your own business - covering everything from funding and finance to social media and expansion. Discover everything you need to know to turn your big idea into a thriving business with this unique guide. With clear, jargon-free language, How to Start Your Own Business shows you how to develop your ideas into a profitable venture, taking you step by step through everything from business plans to branding. Packed with practical, authoritative advice to demystify complex topics, such as securing investors, establishing an online presence, and recruiting and managing staff, this audiobook gives you all the tools you need to understand how a modern start-up works, and create your own. Much more than a standard business-management or self-help book, How to Start Your Own Business shows you what other titles only tell you, combining solid reference with no-nonsense advice. It is the perfect primer for anyone with entrepreneurial aspirations, and essential listening for those who simply want to learn more about the world of business and management. © 2021 Dorling Kindersley Ltd © 2021 DK AudioShow more
Your guide to navigating the world of money. It makes the world go round, but money can truly be an enigma. How Money Works demystifies processes and answers the hundreds of financial questions we all have. Money facilitates the billions of transactions that take place every day across the globe. How Money Works tells you how this is possible. It explains economic theories, how governments raise and control money, what goes on in the stock exchange, how analysts predict where shares are heading, and many other issues. It busts jargon, explaining terms such as quantitative easing, cash flow, bonds, superannuation, and the open market. Our forefathers may have used simple bartering to exchange goods and services, but today we depend on complicated financial instruments for pensions, life assurance, mortgages and more. How Money Works explains how these work, as well as how to avoid on-line fraud and where to invest. With information on the latest forms of funding and currencies such Bitcoin, this comprehensive book will fast track you to financial literacy and getting the most from your hard-won cash. © 2021 Dorling Kindersley Ltd © 2021 DK AudioShow more
Learn all about Virat Kohli, one of the world's best cricketers in this children's biography. Discover the fascinating journey of Virat Kohli who burst on to the cricket scene in 2008, as he led India to victory in the Under-19 World Cup. Whether it is knocking the highest number of double centuries in consecutive Test series or the fastest 1,000 runs in ODIs, Kohli has a flair for setting new records. Over the years, he has recharged Indian cricket with a combination of leadership, talent, and discipline. This biography series from DK goes beyond the basic facts to tell the life stories of the greatest Indian icons. 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. © 2018 Dorling Kindersley Ltd © 2021 DK AudioShow more
Amazing timelines take listeners through the people and the issues that have shaped Black history. Erased. Ignored. Hidden. Lost. Underappreciated. No longer. Delve into the unique, inspiring, and world-changing history of Black people. From Frederick Douglass to Oprah Winfrey, and the achievements of ancient African kingdoms to those of the US Civil Rights Movement, Timelines From Black History: Leaders, Legends, Legacies takes kids on an exceptional journey from prehistory to modern times. This DK children's audiobook boasts more than 30 timelines, which explore the biographies of the famous and the not-so-famous - from royalty to activists, and writers to scientists, and much, much more. Stunning thematic timelines also explain the development of Black history - from the experiences of black people in the US, to the story of postcolonial Africa. Did you know that the richest person ever to have lived was a West African? Or that the technology that made the lightbulb possible was developed by African American inventor, and not Thomas Edison? How about the fact that Ethiopia was the only African country to avoid colonization, thanks to the leadership of a brave queen? Stacked with facts, Timelines From Black History: Leaders, Legacies, Legends is an unforgettable and accessible hive of information on the people and the issues that have shaped Black history. © 2020 Dorling Kindersley © 2021 DK AudioShow more
Learn all about Martin Luther King Jr. and his stand for equal rights in this children's biography. In this biography, discover the amazing story of Martin Luther King Jr, whose powerful words and dreams for the future inspired the world. Martin Luther King Jr. will always be remembered for his famous 'I have a dream' speech, which he gave during the March on Washington in 1963. But his life before and after that big event, and his other enormous contributions to the Civil Rights Movement in the United States, largely go unspoken. In this biography for kids ages 8-11, learn all about MLK - from his early family life and experiences in education, to his untimely death and the worldwide mourning and riots that followed. 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 Laurie Calkhoven © 2020 DK AudioShow more
The perfect book for young readers looking for answers to some of life's biggest questions. Thousands of years ago, ancient philosophers asked some important questions: 'Where do we come from?', 'What is right and what is wrong?', 'Am I real?', and 'What is the point of existence?' These questions have gone on to spark passionate debates about our existence and how we understand the world around us. In this fun and engaging introduction to philosophy, listeners aged 11+ will be introduced to a variety of philosophical ideas through the teachings of Plato, Confucius, Simone de Beauvoir, and many more. Philosophy: A Children's Encyclopedia brings the history of ideas and thinking to life, from metaphysics to moral imperatives. With biographies of the most influential philosophers from around the world, young listeners will explore the questions and answers that have been fundamental to the development of scientific study, logical thinking, religious beliefs, laws and governance, and much more. Thought experiments peppered throughout will help to connect listeners with the ideas presented so they can apply them to their own lives. © 2020 Dorling Kindersley Ltd © 2020 DK AudioShow more
Meet the brash peacock who flew to heaven, the demon serpent, bumbling flying elephants, or even an evil, shape-shifting jinn, on your journey through this delightful story book. Beautifully and imaginatively retold, Birds and Beasts, a retelling of classic Indian folktales and lore will make a fantastic addition to your library. These stories come from every corner of the country - from the Hitopadesha, Kathasaritsagara, and Puranas to the Quran and Janamsakhis. Some have been drawn from oral tales from Ladakh, Assam, Andhra Pradesh, and Uttarakhand, and also include tribal folklore from the Santal and Khasi tribes. Sourced from classic texts and collections of folk tales that date as far back as the 11th century, stories in Birds and Beasts: Enchanting Tales of India - A Retelling range from the unusual to the familiar. They are bound to stir the imagination of every child! This title is the second in a series - the first being Mischief & Magic, a collection of magical tales from across India. © 2020 Dorling Kindersley; 2020 DK AudioShow more
What mischief and magic will we find today? A naughty bulbul, talking mountains, pesky monkeys, silly goblins, a heavenly elephant, and a king with an unusual problem - every young reader will want to spend their time with these quirky characters. Beautifully and imaginatively retold, this collection of myths, folk tales, and legends are packed with mischief and magic. From the Katha Sarit Sagara, Rajatarangini, and the Puranas, to oral tales told across generations, these stories come from every corner of the country. Curated and sourced from classic texts and collections of folk tales that date as far back as the 11th century, stories in Mischief & Magic range from the unusual to the familiar. They are bound to stir the imagination of every child! © 2019 Dorling Kindersley; 2020 DK AudioShow more
An essential, encylopedic introduction to physics, chemistry, and biology. You'll be firing on all cylinders with this science spectacular! The exciting exploration of biology, chemistry, and physics is vital reading for curious minds. Science becomes simple and straightforward, so you never get your wires crossed again. What makes a firework go bang? How do plants make food from sunlight? What makes a robot clever? Find the answers to all these questions and much, much more. Biology is all about you, living things, and the rest of the natural world. Learn all about your amazing body and more than 1,000 parts that keep it going. Chemistry presents an explosive look at the tiny atoms that build together to create all the brilliant things in the world today. Physics introduces the full force of everything, from electricity and energy to magnetism and machines. All three subjects are examined in extraordinary detail, making Science: A Children's Encyclopedia an absolutely essential addition to each and every family. © 2018 Dorling Kindersley Ltd © 2020 DK AudioShow more
From Archimedes to Einstein, discover the lives and works of the scientists who helped shape the world we live in today. Delve into the lives, inspirations, motivations, and achievements of the greatest scientists in the world and through all time. Explore the stories of more than 85 of the world's most inspirational and influential scientists with this innovative and bold book of biographies. From mathematicians to meteorologists, geologists to geneticists, each scientist is presented through a combination of stimulating words. Combining elements of biography, history, and analysis, Scientists Who Changed History explains the groundbreaking contributions made by these revolutionary men and women in a clear and informative way. © 2019 Dorling Kindersley Ltd © 2020 DK AudioShow more
Learn all about Amelia Earhart - one of the world's most famous aviators - Jane Goodall and her important work with chimpanzee - Katherine Johnson and her ground-breaking mathematical work - in this children's biography. Discover the inspiring story of Amelia Earhart - the first woman to fly solo over the Atlantic Ocean... Amelia Earhart is one of the world's most famous aviators in the history of flight and a role model for women everywhere. Follow the story of this trailblazing pilot - from her childhood adventures in Kansas, USA, to her around-the-world-flight in 1937, which ended in her mysterious disappearance over the Pacific Ocean. This biography audiobook for kids ages 8-11 charts the major events of Amelia's life, including buying her first plane (a bright yellow bi-plane that she named 'The Canary'), gaining her pilot's licence in 1923, becoming the first female air passenger to cross the Atlantic Ocean in 1928, and becoming the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic in 1932, earning her the nickname 'Queen of the Air'. The story of a true feminist icon, DK Life Stories: Amelia Earhart is the gripping tale of a determined woman who broke the rules and followed her dreams skywards. In this biography for kids, discover the inspiring story of Jane Goodall, whose work with chimpanzees changed the way we understand animals and ourselves. Jane Goodall was a pioneer of primatology through her groundbreaking work with chimpanzees in Africa. When she embarked on her career, women were discouraged from conducting scientific research, especially when that work meant living side by side with wild animals. A self-taught scientist, Jane bravely ventured out into the bush of Tanzania to learn about the secret world of chimpanzees. Discover how, through perseverance and perceptive observation, she gained access to these elusive creatures and discovered that they are not so different from us. In this biography, discover the inspiring story of Katherine Johnson, famed NASA mathematician and one of the subjects of the award-winning 2016 film Hidden Figures. It was an incredible accomplishment when the United States first put a person on the Moon - but without the incredible behind-the-scenes work of NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, such a feat could not have been possible. Follow her remarkable journey from growing up in West Virginia, to becoming a teacher, to breaking barriers at NASA and receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2015. 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; 2019; Libby Romero; Ebony Joy Wilkins © 2020 DK AudioShow more
Visit every major conflict through the ages. Trace the epic 5,000-year story of warfare from the earliest battles to the War on Terror. Explore the campaigns and conflicts, the warriors and commanders and the tactics, weapons and technology that have shaped human warfare. With fascinating features on topics including; the role of infantry, siege warfare, military tactics and the treatment of wounded soldiers. Combining a clear and compelling historical narrative with a wealth of fascinating supporting features, this is a definitive guide to this brutal, intense and often heroic dimension of the human story. © 2009 Dorling Kindersley Ltd © 2020 DK AudioShow more
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