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Travel back in time and see what people wore long ago, from mighty Egyptian queens and tough Viking farmers to Japanese samurai and American cowboys. Includes over 170 reusable stickers of clothes, armour and accessories to dress the characters, and links to websites to find out more about life long ago.
Where in the world would you most like to go? You could join a stampede of wildebeest in the Serengeti, dive to the deepest parts of the ocean, climb soaring mountain peaks in the Himalayas or take a gondola ride along the canals of Venice. This spectacular picture book has it all - taking readers on a fascinating tour of our amazing planet.
Dive into the watery world beneath the waves in this beautifully illustrated information book, with over 50 flaps to lift. Explore coasts, coral reefs and mangrove forests, and find out what lives in the deepest, darkest part of the ocean. Includes Usborne Quicklinks to specially selected websites for more information, too.
Find out about the lives and work of the world's most famous artists, including Van Gogh, Dali, Monet and Warhol, in this beautiful information book. Each page is filled with fascinating facts and photographs of the artists' works, and there are over 130 stickers to add to the pages and links to specially selected websites for more information.
Discover some of the most famous paintings in the world, from da Vinci's Mona Lisa to Degas's Blue Dancers, in this beautifully illustrated information book published in association with the National Gallery, London. With contents and index pages for easy reference, and links to specially selected websites to take virtual tours of art galleries.
Find out about the lives and work of the world's most famous artists in this beautiful picture book, including Van Gogh, Dali, Monet, Warhol and more. With illustrations and photographs of the artists' works and internet links to carefully chosen websites for further information.
This giant book with fold-out pages is filled with the biggest, longest and most powerful trains ever built, from puffing steam engines and diesel locomotives to high-speed electric trains. Children can discover how the first trains worked, step inside a variety of luxury trains and much more. Includes links to video clips of all kinds of trains.
The latest in our creative writing series is a colourful and engaging reference book, rather than a write-in book, designed to appeal to creative writers from age 9 to 99. The book is divided into sections covering different aspects of the writing process - coming up with ideas, planning, punctuation and grammar - as well as advice on different forms of writing, including stories, blogs, non-fiction and poetry. Throughout, there are helpful tips and suggestions, internet links and quotations from well known authors to illustrate different writing techniques Illustrations: Full colour throughout
Follow the Titanic from its construction in 1909 to its fateful maiden voyage in 1912. Find out about life onboard the luxurious ship and discover the real-life stories of the passengers and crew. With photographs, illustrations and internet links, this is a detailed insight into an ever-intriguing historical event. Illustrations:Full colour throughout
A colourful information book, packed with brightly illustrated pages describing how the Romans entertained themselves, the fashion trends they followed, why the Roman Empire fell apart and more. A fantastic introduction to the history of Ancient Rome and the Roman people.
Provides an opportunity to take a virtual tour around some of the most impressive palaces around the world, including the French Palace of Versailles, Henry VIII's Hampton Court Palace, the Al Hambra in Spain, Topkapi in Istanbul and the Amber Fort in India. With over 60 flaps to lift and look inside each building.
Dress the fashion models in an assortment of glamorous outfits from the 1950s with the 200+ stickers provided. As designers left the austerity of the war years behind, fashions focussed on luxury with full skirts, Dior's 'New Look' and decadent fabrics. Informative notes, photographs and sketches explain each 'look' and add historical context. Illustrations: Full colour throughout
Children will love dressing the historical figures in this collection of two popular titles from the Sticker Dressing series. Discover juicy details on how pirates really lived, from Viking pirates in the first century to the Chinese pirates of the 1800s and travel back in time and find out what people wore long ago, from Tutankhamun's elaborate body ornaments to Louis XIV's velvet robes.
Here comes a thrilling addition to this exciting sticker book series for boys. Travel back in time and find out what people wore long ago, from Tutankhamun's elaborate body ornaments to Louis XIV's velvet robes. This title is presented with over 180 stickers to choose from, dress each figure in accurate historical costumes, including medieval chain mail, embroidered waistcoats and leather chaps.
This title includes beautiful full-colour artwork of each species on the left-hand page, with information, e.g. why this butterfly has eye spots; why it's bright orange; and, why it's shown on a buddleia plant. It provides large, black and white version to colour in on the right-hand page, using the colour picture for guidance. It is detailed, accurate representation of different species from all over the world.
How do bats find their way in the dark? Where do they live and what do they eat? Beginner readers can find answers to these questions and more in this colourful information book. It is illustrated with stunning photographs and illustrations accompanied by short, informative text developed with reading experts. It includes carefully selected internet links to exciting websites about bats.