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A fun, highly illustrated guide to what genes and DNA are, and how they work. What ARE genes? What do they do? How did DNA make EVERYTHING? Budding scientists, meet genes and DNA, the building blocks of ALL LIFE ON EARTH. Colourful illustrations, plenty of flaps, and lots of SILLINESS, make the hard science of genetics FUN for kids who want to know MORE. Illustrations: Full colour throughout
SPLASH! Dive down deep and go on an incredible journey into our oceans. With over 80 flaps to lift, discover the mind-boggling array of animals and plants that live under the sea, and find out why - without the oceans - life on Earth wouldn't even exist. With Usborne Quicklinks to specially selected websites for videos and information on how you can help our oceans.
Explore the microscopic world of bacteria, viruses and other microbes with this fascinating lift-the-flap book. Discover how germs spread, how the immune system works, the amazing vaccines and antibiotics humans have created, and much more. With Usborne Quicklinks to specially selected websites for activities and videos and up to date information about coronavirus.
Marvel at the mind-boggling world of atoms and molecules - the building blocks of EVERYTHING everywhere (including you). Lift over 90 flaps to learn about atoms, molecules, compounds and electrons, and chemical reactions and explore the Periodic Table. With links to specially selected websites for activities and videos.
Travel back to Ancient Greece to see magnificent marble temples, bustling market places, and to find out about Ancient Greek cities, armies, myths and sport. With lively illustrations, flaps to lift, and links to specially selected websites for more information, this book tells the story of the civilisation that changed the world.
Explore every corner of a museum - from grand exhibition galleries to cavernous storerooms and dusty back offices. With stylish illustrations and flaps to lift, this book is packed with fascinating information about how museums work, how they look after precious exhibits and what goes on behind closed doors. Includes website links to virtual tours.
Travel back to Ancient China to see emperors in palaces, traders on the Silk Road and soldiers guarding the Great Wall in this fascinating lift-the-flap book. A lively account of China's amazing history and incredible inventions, with links to specially selected websites where you can fly over the Great Wall, see the Terracotta Army and lots more.
Lift the flaps to reveal the mechanics and engineering of amazing bridges, towers and tunnels including the Channel Tunnel, the Burj Khalifa, Golden Gate Bridge and more. With detailed illustrations and links to websites to see views from the top of the Shard and CN tower, travel through tunnels and see the enormous machines used to create them.
Take a tour of New York City, 'The City that Never Sleeps'. Discover New York's vibrant history, see skyscrapers being built, and visit Grand Central Station in rush hour. Look around leafy Central Park, bustling Times Square and see inside several of the city's famous galleries, including the Guggenheim and the Met. With over 80 flaps to lift. Illustrations:Full colour throughout
An eye-opening look at the beliefs, history and customs of the major world religions. Discover the three great gods of Hinduism, the root of Judaism, Christianity and Islam, which religions teach that there is no God, and much more. Visually stunning, this highly informative lift-the-flap book is a fantastic source of information for children. Illustrations:Full colour throughout
Calling all space cadets: Usborne assigns you a mission to see inside these extraordinary space stations and spacecrafts from the beginning of the space race to the latest missions to Mars and beyond. With over 70 flaps to lift, space-mad children can explore this information-packed book for hours. Written in association with the UK Space Agency. Illustrations: Full colour throughout
All children should have an understanding of where food comes from and how it ends up on their plates. This book provides a fantastic insight to where food originates, how farmers collect it and how it finally reaches our supermarkets. An eye-opening and informative lift-the-flap book for young children to explore. Illustrations: Full colour throughout
Some of the most famous and daring explorers from history are featured in this interactive, lift-the-flap reference book. Find out about Marco Polo's journey from Italy to China in 1271, Ibn Battuta's 28-year trip around the globe, Christopher Columbus' discovery of the 'New World', the race to the poles, space exploration and lots more.
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.
This is a lift-the-flap book that introduces readers to the science of weather. The work is filled with facts from how hurricanes and floods happen to how global warming is affecting the Earth's climates.
With stunning illustrations and over 60 flaps to lift, children can explore plague-ridden London, the British Empire, a Victorian factory and other key events in Britain's incredible history. A Famous People section at the back of the book features Britons of note such as Oliver Cromwell, Emmeline Pankhurst and The Beatles.
A fabulous lift-the-flap book for older children showing the varied and vibrant lives of the world's greatest cities. Lift over 80 flaps to discover famous landmarks and amazing facts about London, Paris, Istanbul, Shanghai and more. Explore soaring skyscrapers, elegant cathedrals and bustling shopping streets - and discover fascinating facts and details beneath the flaps.
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?’.
Trains hold a fascination for just about everybody and this lift-the-flap history of locomotion tells it all from Stephenson's Rocket to the bullet trains of today. You can lift the flaps to explore all kinds of exciting trains, from a luxury steam train fit for a queen to super-fast trains that run on magnets, trains that can climb up mountains, and lots, lots more. Part of a collectable series of interactive information books.
This is a brilliant historical addition to the See Inside series, looking closely at the vehicles and major events that defined the Second World War as one of the most destructive wars in history. Lifting the flaps reveals the insides of some of the military vehicles used during campaigns including tanks, fighter planes and aircraft carriers, while others look in depth at life during the Blitz and the action on the beaches during the invasion of Normandy.
A fun and fascinating flap book that follows rubbish on a journey from the bin to the sorting factories and recycling centres. Over 60 flaps reveal how glass, metal, plastics and paper are recycled and what happens to the rubbish that can't be recycled. Includes a large, fold-out page showing the amazing machines that separate materials in recycling centres.
This is a new addition to the See Inside series about ships throughout history from Viking longboats to Spanish galleons, ironclads to aircraft carriers. Lifting the flaps reveals the insides of ships from across the ages, explaining in simple, clear language what they were used for, how the crew and passengers lived and how they sailed the oceans. It includes a gate-fold page of a huge aircraft carrier.
This is an amazing flap book packed with inventions, machines, gadgets and devices, and facts and information about how they work. Over 90 flaps reveal the insides of car engines, toilets, escalators, submarines and microwaves and many, many other machines. It includes internet links to websites with animations, games and experiments.
This book lets you discover and explore some of the world's most famous buildings. Looking at famous buildings from across the ages each illustration opens up to reveal the building's interior as well as fascinating facts such as how they were built and their histories. Buildings include the Empire State Building, Guggenheim Museum, Himeji Castle, Versailles Palace, Blue Mosque, Notre Dame Cathedral and more. This book contains over fifty sturdy embedded flaps.
Dive down and discover the secrets of the seven seas to reveal the hidden secrets of the briny deep. This book is full of colourful scenes with information on different underwater habitats from coral reefs to arctic ice flows to the dark deeps of the ocean trenches as well as fantastic facts on tsunamis, tides and flooding. It contains informative features on how humans are affecting the oceans with overfishing, pollution and global warming. It contains over fifty sturdy embedded flaps.
A flap book of astronomical proportions, packed with facts and information about the stars, planets and the universe. Fabulous double-page topics show our solar system, the Milky Way, how scientists think the universe was created and the latest space travel technology.
Take a journey back in time to the glory days of Ancient Egypt, when pharaohs ruled, the pyramids were built and the mighty Nile was the source of all life. This book contains fascinating information such as how Egyptians worshipped their Gods, buried their dead and built the pyramids, as well as amazing details about day-to-day life. With over 50 embedded flaps to lift, this book is not only informative but interactive, making it an accessible and engaging way for children to learn about life in Ancient Egypt. It is intricately illustrated by David Hancock.
Venture onto the high seas in this illustrated book that explores the history of pirates from the days of the ancient Greeks through to the bloodthirsty buccaneers of the 18th century. Every spread contains bright and detailed original colour illustrations that reveal all there is to know about the world of pirates, including an exploration of an authentic pirate galleon, a visit to a notorious pirate port and a pirate ship wrecked at the bottom of the ocean, waiting to reveal its hidden treasure...It contains over fifty flaps, which children can lift to delve further into the world of pirates, parrots, pieces of eight and barrels of rum. In addition to being hugely entertaining, this book is also immensely informative and is packed with accurate historical information.
Go on a journey to the centre of the earth and back with this brand new title in the ground-breaking See Inside series. This subject is perfect for the lift-the-flap treatment and the book uses embedded flaps to great effect to explain the world under our feet, from plants and animals to underground trains and pipes, right through to the earth's core past gold mines, stalagmites and fossils. It contains over 50 flaps to lift.
How are plants and animals related? What is the Universe made of? And just what is the big secret behind it all? Find out all about the mysteries which scientists have been exploring for thousands of years. This fascinating book is packed with detailed illustrations and interactive flaps which lift to reveal amazing facts that bring the world of science to life.
A fabulous flap book with over 50 flaps to lift, offering a glimpse into the prehistoric world of the dinosaurs. Stunning illustrations show how dinosaurs lived, hunted and how they died out. Flaps reveal extra facts, information and surprises.
Colourful scenes with over 50 flaps to lift reveal fascinating historical details of life in Ancient Rome. Bright, clear illustrations show scenes such as a gladiator fight at the Colosseum, the workings of a Roman Bath and the Roman legion defending the farthest reaches of the Empire.
This astonishingly inventive title allows young children to discover the inner workings of the human body in a gently humorous, yet wholly accurate way. Bright, original colour illustrations and diagrams display all the major organs of the human body and are accompanied by witty, clear and informative factual text. It contains over fifty flaps, which children can lift to reveal extra detail. Entertaining and authoritative, this is human biology for children at its very best - a book both educational and enjoyable.
A fantastic new flap book, which takes a humorous yet historically accurate look at life in a Thirteenth Century medieval castle. Inventive embedded flaps on each double-page spread allow children to explore the hidden world of the castle, peeking inside stables, tents, and carriages along the way.
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