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Author of the Big Book of Big Dinosaurs, Alex Frith has been writing Usborne books since 2005, covering every subject you can think of, from chemistry to submarines to the human brain. He loves reading comics and watching films. His favourite dinosaur is the pachycephalosaurus.
With flaps to lift on every page and friendly little robots providing the explanations and information, this book will help anyone understand how computers work. It shows readers how much a part of our everyday life computers are, and takes them behind the scenes and inside the computer so that they can understand the many different actions that occur when you touch the keys or screen. It takes a look too at the history of computers and how they’ve changed over the years, and even looks into the future. The information is presented clearly and in such a fun and interactive way that children will hardly notice how much they’re learning. ~ Andrea Reece Lovereading4kids Back to School Favourites: The Great Grammar Book Listen and Learn First Chinese Words The Terrific Times Tables Book Come to School Too, Blue Kangaroo! First Book About the Orchestra The Usborne Chess Book Look Inside How Computers Work My First Word Book About School I Yam a Donkey
A mind-expanding book sure to fascinate young space enthusiasts. Curious young minds will be fascinated to discover planets, stars and galaxies and explore intergalactic space, with over 70 flaps to lift. Includes explanations of some of the biggest questions in the universe, including ‘What happened during the Big Bang?’ and ‘What lies out in the far reaches of space?’.
This is an enormous new book for kids (and probably their dads!!!) fascinated by gigantic dinosaurs. It's chock full of the biggest dinosaurs on land, in the sea and in the air.From the mighty Brachiosaurus to the fearsome Tyrannosaurus, children will love discovering the biggest and most powerful dinosaurs that ever walked the Earth (and some of the littlest too). Extra long fold-out pages show some of the longest, heaviest and most terrifying creatures of all. There's even a simple timeline at the end showing when each dinosaur roamed the earth.
A frank and friendly book offering boys advice on what to expect from puberty and how to to stay happy and confident as they go through physical, psychological and emotional changes. Covers all the topics that boys want to find out about, including moods and feelings, what happens to girls, diet, exercise, body image, sex and relationships, contraception, sexual health, self-confidence, drink and drugs, exam stress and cyberbullying. Includes helpful tips and fact boxes, as well as quick quizzes and links to carefully researched websites that enhance the information in the book.
A thrilling collection of Viking myths, brought to life with evocative illustrations. Meet dragon-slaying heroes and giant-smashing gods, as well as Thor, the thunder god, Loki the shape-shifting trickster and sea serpents, fire demons and frost giants in these awe-inspiring myths. Includes a guide to Norse names and characters, and internet links to websites to find out more about the Vikings.
There are over 100 pages packed full of holiday-themed activities in this pocket-sized puzzle book - the ultimate boredom buster! Contains mazes, picture puzzles, word searches, number problems and much more, with all of the answers at the back of the book. Great for popping into a handbag or suitcase.
With mazes and logic problems to solve, wordsearches, codes to crack, number puzzles and much more, this book is the ultimate boredom-buster, ready to use at any time! With a bendable spine for easy-opening and easy-to-write-in pages. Contains answers to all of the puzzles at the back of the book.
An approachable introduction to what chemistry is, how it works and why it is vital to everyday life. Topics include: the periodic table, atom structure and radiation, and the scientific method, all illustrated with humorous illustrations and diagrams. With simple experiments to aid learning and internet links to recommended websites to find out more.
This book contains the following Usborne titles: What's biology all about?, What's chemistry all about? and What's physics all about? An accessible and informative guide to physics, chemistry and biology, how they work and how they apply to everyday life. Covers all the key science topics including electricity, the periodic table and the human body. Includes simple experiments and internet-links to recommended websites to find out more. Illustrated with humorous drawings, cartoons and diagrams.
A lively retelling of the classic Aesop fable, where greedy Dog is fooled by his own reflection. Specially written for children just beginning to read, with fun puzzles to complete after the story. Developed in consultation with reading specialists from Roehampton University. Part of the Usborne Reading Programme.
Over 60 flaps to lift to discover the wonderful, mysterious and often funny stories behind some of the world's most ground-breaking inventions. Featuring eye-catching illustrations, quirky facts, and surprises such as flaps within flaps. With internet links to websites to find out more and design your own inventions.
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