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The work of British-American artist David Macaulay is renowned for its humour, detail and ability to explain complex ideas with simple genius. He specializes in graphic non-fiction books on subjects such as science, architecture and engineering.
An exciting introduction to the awesome adventures of the eager explorers, dynamic daredevils, imaginative inventors, and other pioneers who shaped the world. Take a dive into the great unknown and go on a daring journey across land, sea and sky - exploring everywhere from the highest mountains to the deepest ocean. In addition, visit the workshops, labs, and studios of history's most important minds and meet inventors, explorers, pirates, daredevils, and more. Read about the pioneers who dared to go where nobody had been before, archaeologists who made startling discoveries, and all of the exciting adventures they had along the way. Packed with fun facts and colourful illustrations My Encyclopedia of Very Important Adventures that will feed your imagination and quench your thirst for knowledge.
DK produces another great book highlighting the journey through the ages, year by year, from prehistoric times to the modern day. In this updated volume covering global events, the timeline takes you from prehistoric times to 2018 and displays the influences, patterns, and connections between the events that have shaped our world.
100 First Words covers all the familiar things little ones are interested in, from my body and my food, to animals, things that go, and bedtime. Crystal-clear photos show the wonder of the real world, while engaging illustrations tell simple stories that foster learning, from penguins playing in the snow and ice, to a mouse climbing a ladder to reach the height of a very tall giraffe! Word labels encourage pointing, naming, and talking while building vocabulary and language. Cleverly designed to inform and entertain, 100 First Words is the start of your baby's learning adventure - the world is amazing, beautiful, fascinating, and fun!
The LEGO(R) Batman(TM) Movie Ultimate Sticker Collection is packed with more than 1,000 colourful and reusable stickers including Batman, Robin, The Joker and many more Batman characters and villains. With awesome vehicles such as the LEGO batmobile and Batman characters. Explore the exciting world of Gotham City as you add stickers to the colour scenes to create your own adventure. The LEGO(R) Batman(TM) Ultimate Sticker Collection is a must-have for all LEGO Batman(TM) and The LEGO(R) Movie fans who want to relive the excitement of The LEGO(R) Batman(TM) Movie at home. LEGO, the LEGO logo, the Brick and Knob configuration and the Minifigure are trademarks of the LEGO Group. (c) 2017 The LEGO Group. Produced by Dorling Kindersley under license from the LEGO Group. THE LEGO BATMAN(TM) MOVIE (c) The LEGO Group & Warner Bros Entertainment Inc. BATMAN: TM &(c) DC Comics. (c) Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.(s17)
From bloodthirsty battles and rebellious revolutions, to curious coincidences and unfortunate accidents - 100 Events That Made History has it all! Get ready for a historical rollercoaster ride as 100 Events That Made History brings the major moments of the past to life in an unforgettable way. Get the lowdown on events that have changed the course of history and shaped the modern world. Find out why Ivan became so terrible, why a sandwich was fatal for Archduke Ferdinand and more of history's key moments.
Great art movements and the paintings that inspired them The Illustrated Story of Art is an innovative approach to understanding the history of art, from cave painting to the modern day, with pivotal works of art examined in the context of history, culture and the lives of their creators. This invaluable art reference book reveals the creative impulse behind every major art movement, from the Renaissance to Surrealism and abstract to pop art, with a visual timeline to show famous paintings and key events. Turning-point paintings that triggered movements are identified and explained as well as the influences behind the famous artworks such as technical advances, admired techniques of earlier artists, and changes in society. So you'll learn why Boudin's Beach Scene inspired the impressionist movement and why Monet's Grainstacks defined it. Vivid images of artistic masterpieces from each style and a glossary of terms make this an indispensable work of reference. Covering the evolution of each major art genre as well as featuring the famous paintings that ignited new artistic movements, The Illustrated Story of Art presents the history of art in a visually stunning way, that is perfect for art-lovers, exhibition-goers and anyone who appreciates great art.
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