Books in the series: Eyewitness

Ancient Greece

Ancient Greece

Author: DK Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/2014

Engaging and entertaining reference guide about Ancient Greece - perfect for younger readers. From famous Gods to the inside of temples, let your child get all the homework help they need, and learn all about Ancient Greece with this comprehensive reference book for kids. Eyewitness Ancient Greece also includes a giant fold-out wall chart full of facts, perfect for bedrooms or classrooms. Packed with all the essential information from the previous edition, Eyewitness Ancient Greece is now more interactive and colourful than ever with new infographics, statistics, facts and timelines making the book engaging and educational for your child.

Dinosaur

Dinosaur

Author: DK Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/06/2014

Transport yourself back in time with this entertaining dinosaur book for children. From Stegosaurus striding through the rainforest to Brachiosaurus reaching for food in the tree tops, Eyewitness Dinosaur unearths fascinating facts about these amazing prehistoric creatures. It will show you how the Tyrannosaurus hunted for its prey, why Triceratops had a horned face, and the reasons why dinosaurs no longer exist today. Also learn about about the age of dinosaurs with big, bold pictures, interesting fact boxes and top tips from the experts. Packed with all the essential information, Eyewitness Dinosaur uses crystal clear infographics, statistics, facts and timelines. It also includes a giant fold-out wall chart full of facts, perfect for bedrooms or classrooms. Great for projects or for homework help, this exciting guide reveals everything you ever wanted to know about dinosaurs.

World War II

World War II

Author: DK Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/06/2014

This engaging and educational book for children age 9 and over describes the events and key players leading up to, during, and after World War 2. Put together in collaboration with the Imperial War Museum in London, Eyewitness World War II has sold more than 600,000 copies worldwide. Starting from a world divided in the early 20th century, you will understand how and why certain alliances formed between countries. Find out about the Blitzkrieg - or lightning war - and its devastating consequences. Discover what life was like for children during World War 2. Marvel at the code-breakers and how they devised groundbreaking technology to help nations gain an advantage over their enemies. Revisit major events such as the Battle of Britain, D-Day invasion, the attack on Pearl Harbor, and the use of the first atomic bombs in Japan. Finally, learn lessons from the aftermath of World War 2 and how they impact you - and people everywhere - today. This best-selling and comprehensive book for kids is packed with fascinating photographs, amazing facts, infographics, statistics, and timelines. It also includes a giant fold-out poster, ideal for bedrooms or classrooms. Eyewitness World War II is the perfect book for kids to explore every aspect of the Second World War.

Titanic

Titanic

Author: DK Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/06/2014

Hop on-board the Titanic and learn all about this ship and its tragic journey across the Atlantic Ocean. Written for kids age 9 and over and jam-packed with photographs, Eyewitness Titanic has already sold more than 300,000 copies worldwide. This children's non-fiction book brings to life one of the most dramatic maritime disasters in history, describing the events leading up to, during, and after the Titanic's collision with an iceberg. Roam the docks and see the construction of this massive ocean liner, which was proclaimed to be unsinkable . Then walk around the Titanic, moving between luxurious lounges, the grand staircase, third-class cabins, and the boiler room that powered the ship. You will also meet a host of people and read about their fascinating stories, from Captain Edward Smith and his crew to the Goodwin family, who were emigrating from London to the United States. Full of infographics, statistics, quotations, and timelines, discover why the Titanic's maiden voyage turned so quickly into tragedy and how the survivors were rescued. This book for children also offers an in-depth look at the search and discovery missions since that fateful voyage and the mesmerizing legacy of the Titanic that continues to this day. Also included is a giant fold-out poster full of facts, perfect for bedrooms or classrooms. Prepare to set sail!

Tudor

Tudor

Author: DK Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/03/2015

A spectacular and engaging non-fiction Eyewitness guide to one of history's most turbulent periods, the Tudor era Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived. We all know the famous rhyme but do you know which Queen out-lived Henry VIII? Who ruled after his death? Or what life was like for Tudor children? Find out in Eyewitness Tudor and discover the deceit and treachery that blighted the Tudor period and lead to beheadings, burnings and War. Eyewitness reference books are now more interactive and colourful, with new infographics, statistics, facts and timelines, plus a giant fold-out wall chart full of facts, perfect for bedrooms or classrooms, you'll be an expert on the Tudor era in no time. Great for projects or just for fun, learn everything you need to know about the Tudors with Eyewitness.

Amazon

Amazon

Author: DK Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/06/2015

From the mighty river that runs through it to the tropical rainforest that surrounds it, this is the complete story of the Amazon River for children. Discover all there is to know about life in, on, and around the world-famous Amazon River. Learn about the river's geography, its source and the countries through which it flows, and the stunning and diverse ecosystems it has helped create. Find out about the many animals that live in its waters, from flesh-eating piranha and the arapaima (the world's largest freshwater fish) to giant otters and the Amazon's amazing river dolphins. See the diverse array of animals that live around the river, from fearsome predators, including the jaguar (the Amazon's largest predator), the caiman, the harpy eagle, and the green anaconda, to colourful birds, unique species of monkey, and a collection of the world's most-poisonous frogs. Read all about the ancient civilizations that used to inhabit the area, the myths and legends they created, and the indigenous tribes who call the forest their home today. And learn all about the extensive efforts that are being made to preserve this amazing ecosystem. Packed with stunning photography and overflowing with mind-blowing facts, Eyewitness Amazon is the perfect book for any child who wants to know more about the world's most famous river and its rainforest.

Insect Explore the world of insects and creepy-crawlies - the most adaptable and numerous creatures on the planet

Insect Explore the world of insects and creepy-crawlies - the most adaptable and numerous creatures on the planet

Author: DK Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/05/2017

Bees, beetles, bugs, butterflies and more - love them or hate them insects are everywhere. Discover the different varieties, body-structure, life cycles, and behaviour - from why bees make honey to which insects have ears on their knees with DK Eyewitness Insects. Find out what the earliest insects looked like, how insects fly, and what a wasp's-eye-view looks like. Learn how insects, often seen as pests by humans, perform a vital role as pollinators of food crops. DK Eyewitness Insects also includes a giant fold-out wall chart full of facts, perfect for bedrooms or classrooms. With incredible photographs including dueling stag beetles locked in combat, a wasps' nest under construction, and an adult damselfly emerging from its old skin children will be fascinated by this world of creepy crawlies.

Gandhi

Gandhi

Author: DK Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/07/2014

Explore the fascinating life and legacy of Mahatma Gandhi DK Eyewitness Gandhi is a spectacular and informative guide to one of history's most complex and revered personalities. Striking photographs offer you a unique view of Mahatma Gandhi's legacy, tracing his life from his early childhood to his assassination, highlighting his affirmation as a leader, his involvement in Indian Independence and his timeless ideas about world peace. Follow in Gandhi's steps as this book helps you uncover his role in key historical moments, like the Partition of India, the Dandi March and the Quit India Movement. You'll also be guided through Gandhi's philosophies and strategies, such as Satyagraha and Swadeshi and given a global view on Gandhi's impact on events such as World War II. Discover Gandhi's fascinating story, as each chapter showcases a different side of his complex personality. Meet the shrewd politician and master tactician who challenged the British Empire and learn about the social reformer and economic visionary who championed lifelong education and self-sufficiency for India. DK Eyewitness Gandhi provides the perfect combination of information and great ideas for school projects. Children will learn about Gandhi's remarkable life and how an individual has the power to change the world. Eyewitness Gandhi also includes a giant fold-out wall chart full of facts, perfect for bedrooms or classrooms.

Eyewitness Islam

Eyewitness Islam

Author: DK Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/06/2018

Learn all about Islam, the world's fastest growing religion. From Ramadan and the Qur'an, to the traditional dress, feasts, and rich design - all this and more are explained in this unique guide. Filled with colourful photographs and vibrant history, delve into Islam's culture and communities, and find out the answers to questions such as why Muslims fast, what are the five pillars of Islam, and what happens during the pilgrimage to Mecca? Stunning photography brings the culture alive on the page, while ancient objects, such as inscribed coins and scientific instruments, illustrate the rich history of this influential world religion. Learn how Islam spread across many continents, from Spain to China, and find out about the annual festivals in the Muslim calendar. Understand the layout of a mosque, and Islam's role in scholarly learning, from astronomy to mathematics and medicine. Learn about the first conquests and the arms and armour of the Islamic world, including gilded battle-axes and decorated shields, and read about Islam's important figures, including the scholar Avicenna, the traveller Ibn Battuta, and the military leader Saladin. DK Eyewitness Islam also includes a poster for you to hang on your wall. All this and more makes DK Eyewitness Islam the perfect guide to Islam for kids, helping them to understand this important religion, and discover its fascinating history and culture.

Volcano & Earthquake

Volcano & Earthquake

Author: DK Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/10/2014

What happens when volcanoes erupt and why do earthquakes hit particular places? What was it like in Pompeii when Vesuvius exploded? How does a tsunami work? In Eyewitness Volcano and Earthquake, discover everything about volcanoes around the world - from the largest, such as Hawaii's Mauna Loa, to the most active, including Kilauea in Hawaii and Etna in Italy. Did you know that Indonesia has over 125 active volcanoes, and that there is one in Antarctica, too? Explore the hot spots of the world, including the Pacific Ring of Fire. What does an earthquake feel like? And how long does it last? Read all about the devastating earthquakes that have hit San Francisco, the stages of an earthquake, and how dogs can help to rescue people. Learn all about tectonic plates, what causes magma to escape from deep inside Earth, and how eruptions affect our climate. Find out what a volcanologist does, and how scientists can predict the timing and measure the magnitude of an earthquake. Eyewitness Volcano and Earthquake is packed with scary and fascinating facts and stunning photography and illustrations. A fact-filled wall chart adds extra educational value. Part of the best selling DK Eyewitness series, it is the perfect reference book for children.

Shakespeare

Shakespeare

Author: DK Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/03/2015

A spectacular and engaging non-fiction Eyewitness guide to one of history's most iconic writers, William Shakespeare Did you know special effects were used in Shakespeare's plays? That devils and ghosts came up through trapdoors in the stage? Find out how in Eyewitness Shakespeare and discover the fascinating life and times of one of the world's greatest playwrights. Travel back in time and follow Shakespeare from his birth in the small town of Stratford-upon-Avon to theatre life in 16th century London. Eyewitness reference books are now more interactive and colourful, with new infographics, statistics, facts and timelines, plus a giant fold-out wall chart full of facts, perfect for bedrooms or classrooms, you'll be an expert on Shakespeare in no time. Great for projects or just for fun, learn everything you need to know about Shakespeare.

Mythology Discover the amazing adventures of gods, heroes, and magical beasts in extraordinary stories from around the world

Mythology Discover the amazing adventures of gods, heroes, and magical beasts in extraordinary stories from around the world

Author: DK Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/05/2017

Eyewitness Mythology is an intriguing and captivating introduction to the culturally diverse world of mythology. Discover everything from creation myths, the origin of humans, and mythical beasts, to gods and goddesses - and explore how different mythologies explain the mysteries of our world. Find out about the supernatural powers of the gods, the mystical powers of shamans, the purpose of the Native American Sun Dance, and the story behind the stunning medicine beaver mask. Discover who swallowed the Sun god Ra, the secrets of the towering totem pole, how many animals make a Chimera, who had snakes for hair, the magical powers of Thor's hammer, and much, much more! Eyewitness Mythology also includes a giant fold-out wall chart full of facts, perfect for bedrooms or classrooms. With stunning photographs of masks, jewellery, and sculptures, Eyewitness Mythology offers a unique view of mythology and its gods, goddesses, heroes and monsters. See Native American love dolls, a fire-breathing dragon, African trickster Eshu, and the one-eyed Cyclops.

Eyewitness Stories from the Life of Jesus

Eyewitness Stories from the Life of Jesus

Author: Gordon Jaquiery Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/10/2016

Aztec

Aztec

Author: DK Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/07/2011

DK Eyewitness Aztec is a spectacular and informative guide to the rise and fall of the Aztecs, Incas, and Mayas, who built vast empires and left behind a legacy of mystery and wonder. Incredible colour photographs offer your child a unique eyewitness view of these amazing civilisations. Show your child how jewellery was made, and learn what kind of food the Aztecs ate, how the Incas built their homes, and how the Mayan calendar worked. DK Eyewitness Aztec also includes a giant fold-out wall chart full of facts, perfect for bedrooms or classrooms. Great for projects or just for fun, make sure your child learns everything they need to know about the Aztecs. Find out more and download amazing clipart images at www.clipart.dk.co.uk

Viking

Viking

Author: DK Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/07/2011

DK Eyewitness Viking is an extraordinary guide to the legendary Scandinavian Vikings. Amazing colour photographs offer your child a unique eyewitness view of these incredible explorers, warriors, merchants and pirates. From the magnificent ships Vikings were buried in to the places Viking traders found silk, spices and fur; let your child explore the story of the Vikings - their ships, weapons, legends and sagas of war and discovery. DK Eyewitness Viking also includes a giant fold-out wall chart full of facts, perfect for bedrooms or classrooms. Great for projects or just for fun, make sure your child learns everything they need to know about the Vikings. Find out more and download amazing clipart images at www.clipart.dk.co.uk

Mythology Discover the amazing adventures of gods, heroes, and magical beasts in extraordinary stories from around the world

Mythology Discover the amazing adventures of gods, heroes, and magical beasts in extraordinary stories from around the world

Author: DK Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/2011

DK Eyewitness Mythology is an intriguing and captivating introduction to the culturally diverse world of mythology. Stunning photographs of masks, jewellery, and sculptures offer your child a unique eyewitness view of history's gods, goddesses, heroes, and monsters. Show your child the world in a sealskin, a fire-breathing dragon, the one-eyed Cyclops and learn about the supernatural powers of the gods. They'll also discover who swallowed the Sun god Ra, the secrets of the towering totem pole and the sacred art of sand painting. DK Eyewitness Mythology also includes a giant fold-out wall chart full of facts, perfect for bedrooms or classrooms. Great for projects or just for fun, make sure your child learns everything they need to know about Mythology. Find out more and download amazing clipart images at www.clipart.dk.co.uk

Periodic Table

Periodic Table

Author: DK Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/05/2018

This fact-filled book is the perfect guide to all 118 elements in the periodic table, the ingredients that make up our world. Packed with stunning new photography, Eyewitness Periodic Table begins with a concise history of chemistry, scientific pioneers, and the creation of the first periodic table. It then launches into a visual tour of each individual element. Along the way, you'll find out where each element comes from and what it is used for, explained clearly and simply for young readers. Explore elements such as carbon and oxygen and learn why they are essential to our survival. See how precious gold protects astronauts in space, and why the metal mercury can be both a solid and a liquid. Find out about man-made elements, which the smartest chemists are still busy figuring out how to use. Eyewitness Periodic Table also includes a pull-out poster to hang on your wall. This detailed, accessible book will inspire young, inquisitive minds - the scientists of tomorrow who will shape our future.

Arms and Armour

Arms and Armour

Author: DK Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/07/2011

DK Eyewitness Arms and Armour is an original and exciting look at the history of weapons and armour through the ages. Stunning real-life photographs reveal the design, construction, and workings or armour, offering a unique eyewitness view of how methods of warfare have changed. Show your child the very first weapons ever made, the armour worn by medieval knights and the guns used by the frontiersmen and outlaws of the Wild West. They'll also discover the weapons that were carried by the first police officers, how sword and pistol duels were fought and much more! DK Eyewitness Arms and Armour also includes a giant fold-out wall chart full of facts, perfect for bedrooms or classrooms. Great for projects or just for fun, make sure your child learns everything they need to know about Arms and Armour. Find out more and download amazing clipart images at www.clipart.dk.co.uk

Judaism

Judaism

Author: DK Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/06/2016

What do synagogues look like? What are Yom Kippur and Hanukkah? Find out in Eyewitness Judaism and discover the turbulent history of this fascinating religion. From the origins of the Jewish people to their contribution to the arts and sciences, you'll explore every aspect of Jewish religion and culture. Eyewitness reference books are now more interactive and colourful, with new infographics, statistics, facts and timelines, plus Eyewitness Judaism also includes a giant fold-out wall chart full of facts, perfect for bedrooms or classrooms. Great for projects or just for fun, learn everything you need to know about Judaism with Eyewitness.

Flight

Flight

Author: DK Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/2011

DK Eyewitness Flight is a spectacular and informative guide to the fascinating world of aircraft. Superb colour photographs offer a unique eyewitness exploration of the history of flight, as well as provide a close-up view of the many different kinds of aircraft in use today, from helicopters to hot-air balloons. Show your child a Victorian steam-powered aeroplane, what the first pilots wore, how wings provide lift, and what's inside a black box . Discover how a plane lands and takes off, how a glider works, which plane could be carried on a car, how a helicopter flies, and much more. DK Eyewitness Flight also includes a giant fold-out wall chart full of facts, perfect for bedrooms or classrooms. Great for projects or just for fun, make sure your child learns everything they need to know about Flight. Find out more and download amazing clipart images at www.clipart.dk.co.uk

Eagle & Birds of Prey

Eagle & Birds of Prey

Author: DK Format: Paperback Release Date: 30/05/2016

Which eagle is the most powerful? How do owls find their prey on the darkest nights? Find out with Eyewitness Eagle and learn about the development, anatomy, mating, and nesting habits of birds of prey, as well as their techniques for catching and killing their quarry. From the majestic falcon to the formidable vulture, you'll get a bird's eye view of the amazing world of birds of prey. Eyewitness reference books are now more interactive and colourful, with new infographics, statistics, facts and timelines, plus a giant fold-out wall chart full of facts, perfect for bedrooms or classrooms. Great for projects or just for fun, learn everything you need to know about eagles and birds of prey with Eyewitness.

Knight

Knight

Author: DK Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/06/2015

A spectacular and engaging non-fiction Eyewitness guide to the most revered noblemen in history, Knights How did you become a Knight? When would you be sent on crusades? What are caltrops and how were they used? Find out in Eyewitness Knight and discover what is was like to be a Knight. From learning the trade to deadly fighting on the battlefield, you'll see every piece of armour a Knight had to wear and why chivalry was so imortant. Eyewitness reference books are now more interactive and colourful, with new infographics, statistics, facts and timelines, plus a giant fold-out wall chart full of facts, perfect for bedrooms or classrooms. Great for projects or just for fun, learn everything you need to know about Knights with Eyewitness.

Victorians

Victorians

Author: DK Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/03/2015

A spectacular and engaging non-fiction Eyewitness guide to one of history's most fascinating periods, the Victorian era What did the Victorians invent? Was this a peaceful era? How many children did Queen Victoria have? Find out in Eyewitness Victorians and discover this peaceful and prosperous era which produced huge developments in technology and engineering, alongside voting reforms. Eyewitness reference books are now more interactive and colourful, with new infographics, statistics, facts and timelines, plus Eyewitness Victorians also includes a giant fold-out wall chart full of facts, perfect for bedrooms or classrooms, you'll be an expert on the Victorian era in no time. Great for projects or just for fun, learn everything you need to know about the Victorians with Eyewitness.

Medieval Life

Medieval Life

Author: DK Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/07/2011

DK Eyewitness Medieval Life is a unique and compelling introduction to the people and culture of the Middle Ages. Superb colour photographs of artefacts, costumes, furniture, and buildings, bring daily life in Medieval Europe vividly to life. Help your child discover the magnificent tournaments of the royal court, the bustling streets of a developing town, how the feudal system worked and much more. DK Eyewitness Medieval Life also includes a giant fold-out wall chart full of facts, perfect for bedrooms or classrooms. Great for projects or just for fun, make sure your child learns everything they need to know about Medieval Life. Find out more and download amazing clipart images at www.clipart.dk.co.uk

Planets

Planets

Author: DK Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/05/2017

Explore the Solar System through the latest space imagery and take a grand tour around our neighbours in space with DK Eyewitness Planets. From Mercury to Neptune and beyond, get an eyewitness view of the rocky planets, gas giants, dwarf planets, asteroids, comets and other bodies that make up our Solar System. Discover the secrets of space, examine the latest space exploration equipment, and learn about the scientists behind discoveries ancient and new. DK Eyewitness Planets also includes a giant fold-out wall chart full of facts, perfect for bedrooms or classrooms. Using the most up-to-date images from NASA and ESA taken by probes such as New Horizons, Eyewitness Planets takes you as close as you can get to the other worlds of our Solar System.

Planets

Planets

Author: DK Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/08/2014

See the Solar System like never before The Planets is an awe-inspiring and informative journey through the Solar System, with all-new 3D globes and models built using the latest data gathered by NASA and the European Space Agency that can be viewed from any angle and layer by layer. You can even move in for a closer look with 3D terrain models that take you on a trip to the surfaces of the rocky planets. As well as covering the Sun, the planets, hundreds of moons and thousands of asteroids and comets, The Planets includes all the major Solar System missions, right up to the latest Mars rovers. Timelines explore our relationship with each planet and infographics present fascinating Solar System facts and planet facts. The Planets is ideal for anyone interested in space exploration and all armchair astronauts or astronomers.

Arctic and Antarctic

Arctic and Antarctic

Author: DK Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/02/2012

The books that show you what others only tell you - fully revised and updated. DK Eyewitness Arctic and Antarctic is an informative guide to the world's polar regions. Amazing colour photographs offer your child a unique eyewitness view of some of the coldest and most frozen places in the world. From flora and fauna, to human and animal inhabitants, as well as the brave people who explored these extreme regions, often with fatal consequences: let your child learn all about life at the North and South pole. Eyewitness Arctic and Antarctic also includes a giant fold-out wall chart full of facts, perfect for bedrooms or classrooms. Great for projects or just for fun, make sure your child learns everything they need to know about the Arctic and Antarctic regions.

Great Scientists

Great Scientists

Author: Jacqueline Fortey Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/07/2011

DK Eyewitness Great Scientists is an exciting and informative guide to the fascinating lives of the world's most famous thinkers, philosophers, inventors, innovators and pioneers. Stunning photographs offer a unique eyewitness view of the ideas and innovations that have changed the way we live today. Your child will discover all about Benjamin Franklin's electrical charges, Albert Einstein's theory of relativity and the many others whose discoveries have shaped our world. Eyewitness Great Scientists also includes a giant fold-out wall chart full of facts, perfect for bedrooms or classrooms. Great for projects or just for fun, make sure your child learns everything they need to know about Great Scientists. Find out more and download amazing clipart images at www.dk.com/clipart.

World War II

World War II

Author: DK Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/08/2017

Silver award winner in the MadeForMums Awards 2017 children's books series category. Become an expert on the Second World War with DKfindout! World War II, packed with beautiful photography, lively illustrations, and key curriculum information. The DKfindout! series will satisfy any child who is eager to learn and acquire facts - and keep them coming back for more! From the causes of the conflict to the most important battles, discover key World War 2 facts and hear from people who lived through it. DKfindout! World War II looks at all aspects of the Second World War, including the Normandy landings and propaganda posters and is a must have for any budding historian. DKfindout! World War II will surprise and delight young readers aged 6 to 9.

Eyewitness Stories Before Jesus

Eyewitness Stories Before Jesus

Author: Gordon Jaquiery Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/12/2016

Invention

Invention

Author: DK Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/07/2013

Get inventive and discover the most ingenious, world-changing inventions that ever existed Eyewitness Invention is the perfect introduction for children learning about objects and discoveries that have changed our world. What inventions fuelled the changes that lead to modern life? When was the first computer invented? Get your inventive juices flowing by reading about everything there is to know about some of this world's most important inventions, from transport to the telephone, medical advances to cameras. Eyewitness Invention also includes a giant fold-out wall chart full of facts, perfect for bedrooms or classrooms. Packed with over 200 colourful pictures, as well as diagrams depicting the most primitive tools (also invented!) to the most sophisticated eureka! moments in recent memory, Eyewitness Invention provides the perfect combination of information and great ideas for school projects. Children will learn about the scientists behind these great ideas, how they changed the world and how certain inventions have evolved beyond recognition. Supports the National Curriculum at Key Stage 2.

Energy

Energy

Author: DK Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/07/2018

A perfect introduction to energy, this fact-packed book teaches children all about energy and how it works. From electricity and light, to heat and sound, learn how different types of energy are part of everything we do. Discover how a rainbow is made, what renewable energy is, and meet an energy expert. Filled with exciting information, simple science, and colourful illustrations, DKfindout! Energy brings energy to life. With key topics, such as conductors and insulators and fossil fuels, broken down into bite-sized chunks, the information is easily digestible and great for beginners. The DKfindout! series introduces children to a range of exciting topics in a fun, engaging way. Checked by specialist consultants and an educational expert this is not only a source of information you can trust, but one that is age-appropriate and supportive of schoolwork. Ranging from core topics, to more specialised subjects, the DKfindout! series will inspire and delight kids. Books you may also enjoy from the DKfindout! series include DKfindout! Coding, DKfindout!Engineering and DKfindout! Science.

Astronomy

Astronomy

Author: DK Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/2013

Discover the fascinating world of astronomy, from moons and stars to planets and galaxies Eyewitness Astronomy is the perfect introduction to children learning about how we have viewed the stars and planets through the ages and how this science is continued today. Children will discover the host of planets and stars that occupy our universe and can unearth fascinating insights into the moon's connection to Earth's oceans (did you know that's why we have tides?) Packed with over 200 colourful pictures, as well as diagrams of satellites, telescopes and awesome facts about space, Eyewitness Astronomy provides the perfect combination of information and great ideas for school projects and comes with a giant fold-out wall chart full of facts, perfect for bedrooms or classrooms. For any budding astronomer, scientist or even astronaut, Eyewitness Astronomy provides everything they need to know about the infinite amount of space that surrounds our planet. Supports the National Curriculum at Key Stage 2.

Football

Football

Author: DK Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/05/2018

The perfect guide for any football fan who wants to know everything about the beautiful game - from World Cup winners to football skills and techniques. With billions of people watching the 2014 FIFA World Cup and around 265 million players worldwide, football really is the world's best-loved sport. Get in the know and learn about all things football with Eyewitness Football, packed with fascinating facts and amazing images - helping football come alive for fanatics everywhere. Action-packed pictures help you to relive those moments of glory, while record breakers and national team profiles are listed for quick-fire mastery of famous football history. Results from recent tournaments, including the UEFA Women's EUR0 2017, bring you up-to-date with football facts. Club shirts and memorabilia are pictured from years gone by, as well as shining trophies, and bite-sized biographies of well-known players, from Lionel Messi to Zinedine Zidane, fill you in on those important details needed to impress. You can also read up on tricky tactics, freshen up your football skills knowledge, and get to grip with the science and technology. Eyewitness Football also includes a fold-out poster to hang on your wall. Get ready for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia with Eyewitness Football, full of all the facts you need to become the know-it-all about football. Previous edition 9781409349365

Eyewitness Football

Eyewitness Football

Author: DK Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/04/2003

The ultimate guide to football for today's internet generation Just in time for FIFA World Cup 2014, the reissue of Eyewitness Football will help your child learn everything they want to know about 'the beautiful game'. Revised and updated with stats from the 2010 World Cup tournament, plus an exciting new cover. They'll become a footie aficionado with this premier guide to the world's favourite sport, it's history, tactics, teams, superstars and supporters. Packed with fun facts, from why gloves make a goalkeeper's job easier, to why heading a ball in the 1870s could be deadly. Eyewitness Football also includes a giant fold-out wall chart full of facts, perfect for bedrooms or classrooms. Great for projects or just for fun, Eyewitness Football has been updated with fresh images and information to help take your child's knowledge of football to the next level.

Rock & Mineral

Rock & Mineral

Author: DK Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/06/2014

This spectacular kids book unearths everything you need to know about rocks and minerals. With over one million copies sold, Eyewitness Rock and Mineral is a comprehensive and visually stunning introduction into the subject. Written for children aged 9 and over, this best-selling book offers a unique view of Earth, from igneous volcanic rocks to rare gems and precious metals. As you delve into all things rock and mineral, you will learn a range of fascinating facts. Did you know that a rock is a combination of one or more minerals? Or that marble is a form of limestone that has been used to build statues and buildings for thousands of years, going all the way back to ancient Greece? You will even travel to outer space and find out about the nearly 20,000 meteorites that fall to Earth every year! Packed with essential information, Eyewitness Rock & Mineral includes infographics, statistics, and timelines, making the book more engaging and educational for your child. Included in this non-fiction title is a giant fold-out wall chart full of facts, perfect for bedrooms or classrooms. So, dig a little deeper and discover the rocks and minerals buried right under your feet.

Crystal & Gem

Crystal & Gem

Author: DK Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/06/2014

Engaging and entertaining reference guide about crystals and gems - perfect for younger readers. From the rarest crystal to more common gems Eyewitness Crystal & Gem explores the many stunning crystals, profiling how they formed, where to find them and follows their path to being set in jewellery. Eyewitness Crystal & Gem also includes a giant fold-out wall chart full of facts, perfect for bedrooms or classrooms. Packed with all the essential information from the previous edition Eyewitness Crystal & Gem is now more interactive and colourful than ever with new infographics, statistics, facts and timelines making the book more engaging and educational for your child.

Space Exploration

Space Exploration

Author: DK Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/10/2014

DK Eyewitness has an exciting new look! Space Exploration is now more engaging and entertaining From blasting into space to the mysteries beyond the Earth, Space Exploration by Eyewitness lets your child learn all about spacecrafts, astronauts and their equipment, plus landings on the moon and probes on Mars. Find out what it's like when a rocket blasts off, how astronauts breathe in space and what zero gravity feels like. The Eyewitness reference series is perfect for homework help or school projects. Packed with all the essential information, stunning artwork and photography from the previous edition Space Exploration by Eyewitness is now more interactive and colourful than ever with new infographics, statistics, facts and timelines, plus a giant fact-filled wallchart, making the book more engaging and educational for your child.

Bible Lands

Bible Lands

Author: DK Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/05/2016

Who were the people of the Holy land? What were their lives like? Find out in Eyewitness Bible Lands as you learn about the fascinating history behind the Old Testament. From the Canaanites to the Romans, discover the stories of the people who occupied these lands and the incredible artefacts that give insight into their lives. Eyewitness reference books are now more interactive and colourful, with new infographics, statistics, facts and timelines, plusa giant fold-out wall chart full of facts, perfect for bedrooms or classrooms. Great for projects or just for fun, learn everything you need to know about the Holy Land with Eyewitness.

Horse

Horse

Author: DK Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/05/2016

Why do horses flatten back their ears? How were they used in wartime? Find out in Eyewitness Horse and become an expert on of one of nature's most beloved creatures. From the smallest Shetland ponies to large, cart-pulling Shire horses, discover the important role horses have played in human history. Eyewitness reference books are now more interactive and colourful, with new infographics, statistics, facts and timelines, plus a giant fold-out wall chart full of facts, perfect for bedrooms or classrooms, so you'll be an expert on horses in no time. Great for projects or just for fun, learn everything you need to know about horses with Eyewitness.

Money

Money

Author: DK Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/05/2016

Why did the Ancient Greeks put coins in the mouths of dead people? What does one million dollars look like? Find out in Eyewitness Money and learn all about the amazing history of currency. From the earliest coins to modern credit cards, you'll see the evolution of money and its role in society. Eyewitness reference books are now more interactive and colourful, with new infographics, statistics, facts and timelines, plus a giant fold-out wall chart full of facts, perfect for bedrooms or classrooms. Great for projects or just for fun, learn everything you need to know about money with Eyewitness.

Fossil

Fossil

Author: DK Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/05/2017

Explore the history of life on Earth through every type of fossil, from marine invertebrates such as ammonites, to fishes, plants, early amphibians, dinosaurs, birds, mammals, and even humans with DK Eyewitness Fossils. Find out what fossils are, how they were formed, and what they tell us about how long-vanished animals lived millions of years ago. DK Eyewitness Fossils also includes a giant fold-out wall chart full of facts, perfect for bedrooms or classrooms. Stunning real-life photographs of the spectacular remains of ancient lives offer a unique eyewitness view - see pearls that are 50 million years old, a remarkable preserved foot of the extinct Moa from New Zealand, and the fossilised jaws of a terrifying T-rex.

Shark

Shark

Author: DK Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/10/2014

How dangerous is a great white shark? How common are shark attacks and how can you avoid them? How big can a whale shark get? In Eyewitness Shark, discover lots of weird and wonderful facts about these fascinating creatures, where they live, why they are hunted, and what is done to preserve them. Did you know, for example, that the first sharks existed before the dinosaurs? And that sharks have a sixth sense that helps them locate prey? Look inside a shark to learn how it eats and breathes. Find out how sharks can swim so fast and how different tail shapes affect the way different shark species move. See how a lemon shark is born, and how to tag a blue shark. Which shark has the strangest look - a hammerhead shark or a horn shark? Eyewitness Shark is packed with exciting information and stunning photography and illustrations. A fact-filled wall chart adds extra educational value. Part of the best selling DK Eyewitness series, it is the perfect reference book for children.

Reptile

Reptile

Author: DK Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/05/2017

A unique view of some of the world's most curious living creatures, their intriguing characteristics, and unusual behavior with DK Eyewitness Reptiles. Learn how crocodiles look after their young, how lizards store fat in their tails, and how chameleons swivel their eyes. Find out how snakes are charmed, how geckos walk upside down, why crocodiles swallow stones, and how a snake is milked of venom. DK Eyewitness Reptiles also includes a giant fold-out wall chart full of facts, perfect for bedrooms or classrooms. With stunning close-up photographs of snakes, crocodiles, lizards, and turtles, Eyewitness Reptiles offers a unique eyewitness view of these amazing creatures. See how an anole lizard frightens its enemies by displaying its bright red beard and watch a boa constrictor swallowing its prey whole.

Energy

Energy

Author: DK Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/05/2016

How is energy created? How does it work? How do we measure it? Find out with Eyewitness Energy and learn all about the ways that we power our world. From muscle energy and photosynthesis to fossil fuels, discover ways energy is created naturally and by using scientific machinery. Eyewitness reference books are now more interactive and colourful, with new infographics, statistics, facts and timelines, plus a giant fold-out wall chart full of facts, perfect for bedrooms or classrooms. Great for projects or just for fun, learn everything you need to know about energy with Eyewitness.

Animal

Animal

Author: DK Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/05/2015

A spectacular and engaging non-fiction Eyewitness guide to the amazing animals that share our planet Which animal is the tallest? What's the difference between frogs and toads? Find out in Eyewitness Animal and become an animal expert. From creepy crawlies and bugs to the blue whale, discover all about animal behaviour and evolution. Eyewitness reference books are now more interactive and colourful, with new infographics, statistics, facts and timelines, plus a giant fold-out wall chart full of facts, perfect for bedrooms or classrooms. Great for projects or just for fun, learn everything you need to know about animals with Eyewitness.

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