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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.
Could it ever be possible to turn yourself invisible? What would it feel like? Join the hunt for the world's first invisible man in this suspenseful retelling of H.G. Well's dark tale, vividly retold for newly independent readers. Includes links to websites to find out more about H.G. Wells and the science behind his ideas.
Three dramatically illustrated stories about Thor, the Norse god of thunder, specially written for readers who are growing in confidence. Thor never backs down from a fight, and can't resist a challenge. Here he wrestles a huge sea serpent, faces a cave full of giants and has to fight a frost giant - without his magical hammer.
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
From the age of dinosaurs to the Roman invasion, this book tells the story of a vast and exciting period of British history. It describes when and how people first came to Britain, and includes information on the Bronze Age, Iron Age, Celts and the mysteries of Stonehenge. Full of facts, illustrations, photographs, maps and timelines. Includes photographs and details of real-life archaeological discoveries, as well as information on how new technologies can give us greater insight into the past. With internet links to recommended websites with further information, video clips and virtual tours.
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?’.
There are enough conundrums to fill a voyage across the seven seas in this action-packed pirate puzzle book. With over one hundred puzzles including mazes, picture puzzles, word searches, number problems and much more, all in a handy, pocket-sized format perfect for puzzlers on the move. Includes all of the answers at the back of the book. Perfect for pirate-themed party bags!
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.
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