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One of a kind poems that describe the turbulent events that occur throughout life. Each poem describes love, loss and heartache, as well as the transformation that comes from grief.
An informative, pop-up book full of surprises, perfect for engaging young nature fans. Explore the tunnels of a termite mound, the inside of a beaver lodge, a beehive on the roof of a skyscraper, and much more. Embark on a journey of discovery around the world to see what other incredible animal homes are waiting to be uncovered as you turn each page to reveal beautiful, intricate pop-up scenes and lift the flaps and pull the tabs to reveal even more. A beautiful gift book that combines captivating illustrations with compelling information and a wonderful companion to What's Above? and What's Below? Miranda Smith has written and edited information books and articles for children and adults on a variety of subjects. Like the children she writes for, she likes to explore and find out about new things. Recently, she has visited Peru's Macchu Picchu and jumped out of an aeroplane, and is currently deciding how to relate these to her writing and what to do next! Kate McLelland grew up in the North East of England before moving to London to gain a BA Hons in Theatre Design. After completing her degree in London she moved to Edinburgh, where she recently gained an MFA in Illustration with Distinction at Edinburgh College of Art. She received highly commended in the MacMillan Prize and in recent years was nominated for a D&AD Illustration award and a Penguin Design Award.
Planting annuals is a great way to quickly add colour and texture to any garden, border or landscape. Because annuals only last for one growing season, homeowners can change the overall look of their gardens every year. Home Gardener's Annuals shows readers how to prepare the soil, select the right plants, when and how to plant the plants, fertilize the plants and maintain their gardens. Hundreds of step-by-step colour photographs illustrate the gardening tasks that will achieve the best results. This guide to creating beautiful gardens with eye-catching annuals also offers tips for saving time and money, along with useful advice on dealing with common garden pests and diseases.
Perennials are the types of plants that bloom every year and because they know what to expect in terms of colour, blooms and textures, many gardeners use them to provide a basic structure to their gardens, borders and the overall landscape. Home Gardener's Perennials & Bulbs provides essential information on designing gardens, improving the soil, planting, fertilizing and maintaining perennials and bulbs. The book offers information on buying plants, starting plants from seed, and transplanting. Hundreds of step-by-step colour photographs illustrate basic gardening techniques. This guide to creating beautiful gardens with eye-catching perennials also offers tips for saving time and money, along with useful advice on dealing with common garden pests and diseases.
Navigate your way through a fantastic range of subjects with this visually spectacular new series. Every spread is brimming with lively text, amazing photographs and artworks, and weblinks and quotes. Panels throughout offer focused information on specific topics. Discover the wonders of the animal kingdom and get up-close to teeth, fur, fins, claws and feelers. The world's beasts are brought together with essential facts about each animal group. Fly high on an airborne hunt with an osprey, follow a lobster migration route, watch an anteater's tongue catch termites in their nest and dive in the deep ocean with a lanternfish.
Find out more about the body's basic building blocks - cells and tissue - and the outer layers that protect us from attack. Take a tour of the brain, the body's essential nerve centre, and move from system to system to discover exactly how we human beings function. Navigate your way through a fantastic range of subjects with this visually spectacular series. Every spread is brimming with lively text, amazing photographs and artworks, and weblinks and quotes. Panels throughout offer focused information on specific topics.
Travel back in time to the centre of a mighty civilization that still fascinates the world. Find out more about the Egyptians - pharaohs and priests, farmers and scribes - and the royal intrigues, religious beliefs and day-to-day dramas of life in ancient Egypt. Take a tour of a splendid palace, a bustling river port, an embalmer's chamber and of course the awesome Great Pyramid.
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