Why do animals of the desert have big ears and light-coloured coats? Penguins are surrounded by ice and snow, so why aren't they cold? Can animals live at the bottom of steep mountains? Of course they can! Nature has arranged for every creature to adapt as well as possible to its natural surroundings. ...Show more
What sort of work could job-hunters in Ancient Rome expect to find? They might become a soldier in the most disciplined army in the known world, or a fuller, cleaning other people's dirty laundry by trampling it in vats of urine. What were the pay and conditions like for a doctor or a cook in Ancient Ro ...Show more
A charming, interactive introduction to space, exploring not just what's in space, but what it would be like to actually visit. Find out what you can hear, see and eat, and what living on Mars would really be like.
From high-speed trains to steam trains, My Big Train Book is perfect for any toddler with a passion for trains. Packed with photographs of all kinds of trains from all over the world.
With its enticing and colourful design and its fascinating information, this is a book that children will want to pore over-either at home, in the classroom or on a road trip. This book brings together 55 national parks, selected across all Australian states and territories, and over 120 animals. It is ...Show more
A new illustrated episode guide, showcasing the best of the beloved British sci-fi classic, Doctor Who. Profiling 100 of the most beloved episodes since the show first broadcast in 1963, this book is filled with original art from fan artists and professional artists alike, as well as in-depth episode i ...Show more
An appealing, lift-the-flap book that answers children's questions about science in an accessible, fun way. Inspired by the sort of questions young children ask, this is a great book to dip in and out of, with lots of quirky and interesting facts.
Lonely Planet Kids' How Animals Build is a beautifully illustrated lift-the-flap hardback that explores the incredible world of animal architects. Children can open flaps and unfold spreads to discover amazing animal homes up high, underground, on land, and under the sea. From spider webs and rabbit war ...Show more
Welcome to the museum that is always open to explore... Step inside the pages of this beautiful book to discover galleries of dinosaurs, expertly curated to bring you the experience of a fascinating exhibition from the comfort of your own home. Dinosaurium features a wide range of dinosaurs from the mos ...Show more
It's a scientific fact: Women rock! A charmingly illustrated and educational book, New York Times best seller Women in Science highlights the contributions of fifty notable women to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from the ancient to the modern world. F ...Show more