Paperback Books by DK

DK is the author of Edinburgh Like a Local (2022), Leadership (2022), World War II (2021), Ancient Egypt (2021), I Feel Kind (2021) and other 495 books.

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Edinburgh Like a Local

release date: Jan 13, 2022
Edinburgh Like a Local
Experience Edinburgh the local way with this insider''s e-guide Home to winding cobblestoned streets, sprawling leafy parks and an arts scene like no other this small but spectacular city is endlessly enticing. But it''s not all about Edinburgh Castle and the National Museums. Beyond the well-trodden sights there''s a secret side of the city - and who better to guide you to it than the locals? This insider''s e-guide includes recommendations from Edinburgers in the know, helping you to discover all their favourite hangout spots and hidden haunts. Enjoy the banter at an old-school Leith boozer, brace yourself for a chilly dip at Portobello beach and browse indie boutiques that champion up-and-coming Scottish design in the city''s well-to-do West End. Whether you''re a local looking to uncover your city''s secrets or a traveller seeking an authentic experience beyond the tourist track, this stylish e-guide makes sure you experience the real side of Edinburgh.

Leadership

by: DK
release date: Jan 04, 2022
Leadership
The practical e-guide to all of the skills you need to succeed as a leader. Discover how to improve your leadership skills by establishing a vision, inspiring others, and championing high performance. Essential Managers: Leadership teaches you how to focus your energy, build relationships, and develop strategies for success--as well as how to lead in difficult situations, such as managing teams remotely. Essential Managers gives you a practical "how-to" approach with step-by-step instructions, tips, checklists, and "ask yourself" features showing you how to focus your energy, manage change, and make an impact. Whether you want to develop new leadership tools or enhance your existing skills, this is the e-guide for you.

World War II

by: DK
release date: Dec 31, 2021
World War II
In collaboration with the Imperial War Museum, go back in time and experience history with this picture-led guide to the Second World War. This ebook tells the story of the second devastating conflict of the 20th century that tore the world apart by - divided by international alliances and growing tensions between nations. Meet the key players who influenced the outcome of this global struggle. Explore major events such as the attack on Pearl Harbour, the Battle of Britain, the D-Day invasion, and the atomic bombs in Japan, and discover how clever code-breakers developed new technology to decipher hidden messages and gain military advantage over their enemies. DK Eyewitness World War II expertly illustrates the lessons of the Second World War and how they impact our world today. This museum in a ebook uses striking full-colour photographs and illustrations of warfare, weaponry, vehicles, maps, and secret documents along with amazing facts, infographics, statistics, and timelines to reveal this conflict as never before. Part of the best-selling DK Eyewitness, which is now getting an exciting makeover, this popular title has been reinvigorated for the next generation of information-seekers and stay-at-home explorers, with a fresh new look, new photographs, updated information, and a new "eyewitness feature - fascinating first-hand accounts from experts in the field.

Ancient Egypt

by: DK
release date: Nov 16, 2021
Ancient Egypt
Discover the intimate details of life under the pharaohs--and their extraordinary legacy--in this fascinating e-guide to Egypt''s ancient civilization. Encompassing 3,000 years and 31 Egyptian dynasties, from the time of Narmer to Cleopatra, this fresh appraisal of ancient treasures helps you navigate the political intrigues and cultural achievements of the Ancient Egyptians, from the Pyramids and the Sphinx of Giza to the Great Library and Lighthouse of Alexandria. You''ll meet pharaohs such as King Tutankhamun--whose mummified remains and lavish grave goods reveal so much about the society and its beliefs--as well as influential women such as Hatshepsut and Nefertiti, and warriors including Alexander the Great. Lavish photographs reveal the exquisite craftsmanship of their scribes, artists, and metalworkers, and the tomb paintings and relief carvings that captured the everyday life of farmers, artisans, soldiers, and traders in exquisite detail. Exclusive CGI reconstructions use the latest scientific information to recreate the finest tombs, temples, and pyramids. Beautifully illustrated, and unparalleled in scope, Ancient Egypt is the perfect ebook for anyone with an interest in ancient civilizations and Egyptology.

I Feel Kind

by: DK
release date: Nov 02, 2021
I Feel Kind
Help little ones learn about their emotions and discover kindness in this sweet little ebook. I Feel Kind is the perfect introduction to kindness, teaching youngsters how little acts of kindness in everyday life can have a positive impact on themselves and others. Follow the story of the bright, Kind flower to see how kindness looks and feels and the many ways children can spread kindness. This colorful picture ebook also asks children the important question, "What have you done that is kind?," turning the book into a fun, interactive experience. Sweet illustrated characters and minimal text make I Feel Kind the perfect first ebook for young children to enjoy and learn that every act of kindness, big or small, can make a difference.

Amazing Earth

release date: Sep 07, 2021
Amazing Earth
An exhilarating guided tour around the most unbelievable, unusual, and incredible places on Earth -perfect for readers aged 7+ who have big imaginations and a thirst for adventure. When most people think of Earth''s most amazing places, they think of Mount Everest or the Eiffel Tower. But there''s so much more that our planet has to offer. This ebook will transport you to the far-flung reaches of the globe to discover places so incredible you''ll barely be able to believe they are real. Have you ever seen a waterfall that looks like it''s on fire, a cave filled with bright blue glowworms, or a bright pink lake? Well that''s exactly the kind of thing the pages of this book are filled with (along with much, much more). But there''s more than just pretty pictures. Inspired by explorers'' journals, this is the ultimate e-guide for curious kids with a love for learning. Every page dives deep into explaining the science behind various natural phenomena, a place''s historical or cultural significance, and more. So if you''re an eager explorer, turn the pages to discover natural wonders, stunning vistas, and other jaw-dropping places from around the world.

DK Eyewitness Top 10 Lisbon

release date: Aug 31, 2021
DK Eyewitness Top 10 Lisbon
Lisbon, one of the world''s oldest cities, is renowned for its abundance of sunshine, historic buildings and vibrant nightlife. Your DK Eyewitness Top 10 travel e-guide ensures you''ll find your way around its azulejo-lined streets with absolute ease. Our regularly updated Top 10 travel e-guide breaks down the best of Lisbon into helpful lists of ten - from our own selected highlights to the best museums and art galleries, places to eat, bars and beaches. You''ll discover: - Eight easy-to-follow itineraries, perfect for a day trip, a weekend, or a week - Detailed Top 10 lists of Lisbon''s must-sees, including comprehensive descriptions of the Castle of São Jorge, Jerónimos Monastery, Lisbon Cathedral (The Sé), the National Museum of Ancient Art, Park of Nations, Belém Tower, National Museum of the Azulejo, Queluz National Palace, Calouste Gulbenkian Museum and Sintra - Lisbon''s most interesting areas, with the best places for shopping, going out and sightseeing - Inspiration for different things to enjoy during your trip - including parks and gardens, family activities, hidden gems off the beaten track and great things to do for free - Streetsmart advice: get ready, get around, and stay safe DK Eyewitness Top 10s have been helping travelers to make the most of their breaks since 2002. Looking for more on Portugal''s culture, history and attractions? Try our DK Eyewitness Lisbon or our DK Eyewitness Portugal.

Climate Change

release date: Aug 24, 2021
Climate Change
Get the facts about how our planet''s climate is changing and what the consequences will be. This essential guide explores Earth''s climate, past and present, giving you the facts and figures behind one of today''s most urgent issues, and investigates what we can all do to make a difference. Eyewitness Climate Change explains why human activities are making the planet heat up--and how we know for sure that this is the case. The ebook explores the effects of the changing climate, from more frequent hurricanes and wildfires to melting ice caps and rising sea levels. It shows how scientists predict how the climate will change in the future and what actions we can all take to combat climate change. Stunning photographs offer a unique "eyewitness" view of the dramatic changes that are affecting the weather, the environment, and the way we lead our lives. With a groundbreaking visual approach and clear, child-friendly text, Eyewitness books have been trusted favorites of parents, teachers, and school-age children since 1985. Now the series is having an exciting makeover, with a fresh new look, new photographs, updated information, and a new "eyewitness" feature--fascinating first-hand accounts from experts in the field. Perfectly conceived for younger readers and packed with pictures, stories, at-a-glance infographics, and so much more, let Eyewitness be your expert guide to a world that is always changing.

Project Management

by: DK
release date: Dec 23, 2021
Project Management
The practical e-guide that gives you the skills to succeed as a project manager. Discover how to improve your project management skills by defining a project brief, identifying stakeholders, and building a strong team. You''ll also learn useful tips for initiating projects, setting deadlines, and managing your budgets. Essential Managers: Project Management gives you a practical "how-to" approach with step-by-step instructions, tips, checklists and "ask yourself" features showing you how to focus your energy, manage complex projects, and make an impact. Whether you''re new to project management or simply looking to sharpen your existing skills, this is the e-guide for you.

Rocks and Minerals

by: DK
release date: Aug 24, 2021
Rocks and Minerals
Explore volcanic rocks, shiny gemstones, colorful minerals, ancient marble, and fallen meteorites and find out how they all came to be. From rough rocks to glittering crystals and everything in between, this stunning collection of facts and photos leaves no stone unturned. Did you know that every rock is a combination of one or more minerals? And that marble was first used in ancient Greece but still forms deep underground as you read this? Or that vibrant paints can be made from minerals, while some precious metals can grow in twisting shapes? Almost 20,000 meteorites land on our planet every year, but what does a space rock actually look like? Find out how to spot minerals and fossils, discover how crystals grow, and what you need to start your own collection. Part of the best-selling Eyewitness series, which is now getting an exciting makeover, this popular title has been reinvigorated for the next generation of information-seekers and stay-at-home explorers. New photography makes the rocks and minerals pop, revealing their color and texture, while the text gives all the facts and data to turn budding rock collectors into experts.

Super Science Encyclopedia

by: DK
release date: Aug 17, 2021
Super Science Encyclopedia
Put your safety goggles on and enter the fascinating world of science with this visually stunning encyclopedia. Perfect for curious kids, SuperScience presents the wonders of science as never seen before. Explore the clever and cutting-edge ways science can impact our world through jaw-dropping photography and revealing computer-generated images. Discover how we explore the vast reaches of space, study wild weather such as storms and volcanoes, eradicate diseases, and even find out how science has helped fields like history and the arts. The ebook examines the science behind everyday life - how we power our homes, grow our food, and build machines that allow us to communicate with others and travel around the world. Featuring a wide range of scientific inventions and discoveries, from advances in modern medicine to groundbreaking ideas for saving the environment, SuperScience uncovers how science plays a part in every area of our lives. SuperScience will make young readers see the science surrounding us in a thrilling new light.

Sports

by: DK
release date: Dec 09, 2021
Sports
The ultimate e-guide to more than 120 sports, from soccer to mountain biking. Ever wonder which is the oldest sport? Or how the Olympics came into being? Are sports the same as games? What does a midfielder do in soccer? What are bogeys, eagles, and birdies in golf? The answers to all these questions and more can be found in this sports ebook for children. With all major team and individual sports organized into clear categories, you can navigate easily to your favourite sport and others like it. Vibrant, clear illustrations and photographs accompany bite-sized chunks of information on gameplay, rules of scoring, court and field sizes, and even equipment for different types of sport and sporting events. Find out more with stats on record breakers and top competitors in every sport. Go deeper with the reference pages on exciting achievements as well as the many sports associations and competitions on the planet. The Pocket Eyewitness series is perfect for all children, whether they are casual sports enthusiasts or die-hard sports buffs.

Ride

release date: Jun 08, 2021
Ride
Go off the beaten trail and discover over 100 incredible cycling adventures across the globe. See the world on two wheels and explore the most thrilling on and off-road cycling routes. Whether you''re an experienced, ascent-loving road cyclist or are planning your first backpacking trip, this stunning guide will help you plan the perfect bicycle tour. Inside the pages of this guide you will find: - 100 rides, from day cycles around cities to epic journeys across continents - A beautifully designed gift book with stunning photography throughout - An inspirational travel guide for anyone planning a cycling holiday - A carefully curated selection of the best cycling routes, chosen by cycling and travel experts - Rides arranged geographically within each chapter - Top tips for getting the most out of each ride, including refuelling spots, epic viewpoints, or nearby must-see sights, as well as suggestions for alternative ways to tackle a route Ride will take you around the world to see all the places on your bucket list! In Europe, you can power up mountain passes in Italy''s Dolomites or tackle Bolivia''s infamous Death Road in South America. Cycle the famous Cape-to-Cairo route across Africa or go island-hopping in Japan - the world is your oyster. Awe-inspiring images and descriptions of each bike ride will have you itching to jump in the saddle. This travel guide book includes all you need to plan the nitty-gritty of your trips like handy maps, elevation profiles, and practical information like distance, difficulty, and road surface. We''ve also included facts and figures on the world''s most famous cyclists and iconic races, plus information on the history of cycling, how to choose a bike, and what kit to take.

Star Wars The Mandalorian Handbook

by: DKMatt Jones
release date: Nov 04, 2021
Star Wars The Mandalorian Handbook
Includes facts from the TV series Star Wars: The Mandalorian, this ebook is aimed at young kids who want to join Mando, Grogu, Boba Fett, and Ahsoka Tano on their thrilling adventures. They''ll meet strange aliens and droids, learn about new planets and frightening monsters, and read about the evil villains who will stop at nothing to complete their missions. Hop aboard the Razor Crest and get exploring with Star Wars: The Mandalorian Handbook! © & TM 2021 Lucasfilm Ltd.

The Golf Book

release date: Sep 16, 2021
The Golf Book
Discover the history of one of the world''s most popular sports, and learn how to master the perfect swing along the way. Find out all there is to know about golf, from its ancient origins to its most celebrated competitions. Learn about the turning points and winning strokes of the most famous championships ever played - from the Open to the Curtis Cup. Bringing you face-to-face with the stars, such as Tiger Woods, The Golden Bear, and The Shark, entries analyse their trademark strokes and detail their finest performances. Showing you exactly what it takes to achieve an effective - and consistent - golf swing, this ebook also walks you through the fairways of all the pre-eminent courses, while working systematically through every type of shot, from tee shots, iron play, pitching, and chipping, to coping with bunkers and putting. Learn the sport''s key rules and golfing terms, and discover everything you need to know about how to buy the right equipment - from drivers to carts, along with guidance on custom fitting - and the all-important golf etiquette. Brimming with detail and superbly illustrated with over 1,500 photographs, illustrations, maps, and diagrams, The Golf Book is the definitive guide to the famous game for players and fans alike.

First Words with a Ladybug

by: DK
release date: Oct 20, 2020
First Words with a Ladybug
Go on a first words adventure with a friendly ladybird as you follow finger trails and explore exciting, peep-through, cut-out pages in this playful learning ebook. Bright illustrated scenes feature first word topics that stimulate early learning, with clear labels for each picture and fun rhymes to read aloud. See a teddy, doll, ball, dog, and bricks in the playroom, a tree, cat, butterfly, and flowers in the garden, favorite animals on the farm, a car, bus, plane, and train around town, and more. Preschoolers will soon be pointing to all the things and naming them as they follow the finger trails, look through the peepholes, and join in with the first-word game. Five popular preschool early learning topics are covered (things in the garden, toys, food, vehicles, and farm animals) and there are more than 35 first words to learn helping language and early reading development. The finger trails and peep-through pages develop observation and book-handling skills and encourage fine motor control. With an enticing die-cut cover, charming artwork, and exciting, real-life photos that build knowledge, this colorful toddler first-word ebook is a great way to help your little one learn before starting school. It will appeal to toddlers'' and preschoolers'' imaginations as they join in with Little Ladybird and say each word!

Ocean!

by: DK
release date: Sep 15, 2020
Ocean!
Dive into our planet''s largest and least explored world in this stunning encyclopedia of everything ocean - including whales, waves, wrecks, wind farms, and more! Using 3D computer illustrations to show cross-section views and a level of detail you can''t find in other books, this children''s ocean encyclopedia takes you on a world tour of the waters that cover 70 percent of our planet. Including sharks, jellyfish, turtles, dolphins, octopuses, penguins, and seahorses, you will see the fish, invertebrates, and other animals that call the ocean home and learn how their anatomy and behavior is adapted to deal with a watery habitat. Discover the geography, geology, and ecology that lies beneath the waves - from the dramatic landscapes of the deepest trench and towering underwater chimneys, to coastal coral reefs and kelp forests teeming with life. Find out, too, about the science behind the seas. How do islands form? What are tsunamis? How can you help with marine conservation? Beautifully illustrated and packed full of facts, Knowledge Encyclopedia Ocean! is the ultimate reference book for children curious about our planet''s watery world.

Through the Night Sky

by: DK
release date: Sep 08, 2020
Through the Night Sky
A beautifully illustrated collection of nonfiction stories featuring the many wonders that exist in the night sky. Beginning with a sunset and ending at dawn, Through the Night Sky shines a light on the magical events taking place in the darkness above. Unlike an astronomy book that focuses on eye-popping facts and figures about the universe, Through the Night Sky features a series of incredible stories that take place in the sky at night. Track a colony of bats as they fly through the twilight to pollinate the flowers of the mysterious baobab tree, follow a family into the wilderness to gaze at the constellations, watch whales swimming through chilly Arctic waters under the gentle glow of the Northern Lights, then chart the journey of a ship navigating by the stars. Through the Night Sky is a beautiful book that spans a wide range of subjects, including everything from nocturnal animals or revelers watching fireworks illuminate the night, to celestial objects such as the moon, planets, stars, and meteor showers--all under the vast night sky.

DK Workbooks: Language Arts Math and Science Grade 1

by: DK
release date: Aug 25, 2020
DK Workbooks: Language Arts Math and Science Grade 1
PLEASE NOTE - this is a replica of the print book and you will need paper and a pencil to complete the exercises. Boost your child''s skills with fun activities and exercises that introduce key concepts in spelling, math, and science. Whether you want to teach your child at home, give them extra support outside the classroom, or find fun stimulation for your budding genius, this workbook has something for everyone. Home learning can be fun with these exercises, featuring drawing, puzzles, kitchen-science experiments, and more. This write-in book provides an introduction to key skills in literacy, numeracy, and science. To help the parent/carer, there are answer pages and notes providing further guidance; and there''s no need to buy any specialist equipment or craft supplies - just pick up a pencil! With 60 activity pages to keep your child entertained as well as educated and a reward certificate on completion, there''s something in a DK workbook for every child to learn and enjoy.

I Am, I Can

release date: Aug 11, 2020
I Am, I Can
I am strong. I am brave. I can handle anything. This book empowers your child by providing an affirmation for every single day of the year. With a different theme for each month - such as positivity, calm, and adventure - children can build their self-esteem and resilience by focusing on what matters to them, through the power of positive thinking. Perfect for children aged 7 to 9, this book not only educates but inspires. Affirmations tied to certain key events from history provide motivation and encouragement. On 17th April, learn about the Apollo 13 mission and discover how to stay calm under pressure. On 1st December, Rosa Parks'' refusal to give up her seat on the bus links to the affirmation "I stand up for myself and others." Mindful activities encourage children to try practical techniques to explore the affirmations further - creating a "happiness jar" helps kids come up with their own affirmations, building a "coping wheel" empowers kids to manage stress, and making friendship bracelets helps enact the affirmation "I am a caring friend." Affirmations have been proven to help overcome negative thoughts by reminding us of what matters. I Am, I Can use beautiful illustrations to bring the daily doses of wisdom to life and encourage visualization - a powerful tool in promoting self-belief and keeping anxiety at bay.

Your Well-Being Garden

by: DK
release date: Jul 14, 2020
Your Well-Being Garden
Your garden could be even better for you. Discover... How certain plants can form a barrier against air and noise pollution Which birdsong alleviates anxiety How plants can help to save energy Why green is so good for us Learn how connecting with nature can reduce stress and improve wellbeing. You don''t even need a garden - even a balcony or houseplants can help to boost your mood. Every recommendation is backed by scientific research, drawn together by a team of scientists and experts. Your Well-Being Garden also suggests how to translate the science into ideas for your green space. With this groundbreaking book, find out how, in sometimes very simple ways, you can create an outdoor space that nourishes your mind and body, and is good for our planet too.

DK Eyewitness Top 10 Crete

release date: Jun 16, 2020
DK Eyewitness Top 10 Crete
An unbeatable guide to Crete, packed with insider tips and ideas, detailed maps, top 10 lists, and a laminated pull-out map, all designed to help you see the very best of Crete. An unbeatable guide to Crete, packed with insider tips and ideas, detailed maps, top 10 lists, and a laminated pull-out map, all designed to help you see the very best of Crete. Explore the sites of Ancient Knossos, step back in time at the fascinating Irakleio Archaeological Museum, admire the Venetian buildings in the pretty harbour town of Chania, or hike through the scenic Samaria Gorge. From Top 10 beach resorts to Top 10 things to do for free - discover the best of Crete with this easy-to-use travel guide. Inside Top 10 Crete: - Five easy-to-follow itineraries, perfect for a day trip, a weekend, or a week - Top 10 lists showcase the best attractions in Crete, covering Phaistos, Rethymno, Amari Valley and Mount Idi, and more - Sturdy laminated pull-out map of Crete, plus full-color area maps - In-depth area guides explore Crete''s most interesting neighbourhoods, with the best places for shopping, going out and sightseeing - Color-coded chapters divided by area make it easy to find information quickly and plan your day - Essential travel tips including our expert choices of where to stay, eat, shop and sightsee, plus useful transport, visa and health information - Color maps help you navigate with ease - Chapters covering Central, Western and Eastern Crete Staying for longer and looking for a more comprehensive guide to Crete? Try our DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Greek Islands. About DK Eyewitness Travel: DK''s Top 10 guides take the work out of planning a short trip, with easy-to-read maps, tips, and tours to inform and enrich your weekend trip or cultural break. DK is the world''s leading illustrated reference publisher, producing beautifully designed books for adults and children in over 120 countries.

DK Eyewitness Portugal

release date: Jul 15, 2021
DK Eyewitness Portugal
Welcome to Portugal, a sunseekers'' paradise. Whether you''re looking for world-renowned beaches, serene hilltop villages, verdant islands, or captivating cities, your DK Eyewitness travel e-guide makes sure you experience all that Portugal has to offer. Small but immensely varied, Portugal offers countless opportunities for adventure. From the soaring mountains and volcanic craters of the Azores to the subtropical paradise of Madeira, there is plenty of natural beauty to be discovered. Urban Portugal is equally as unmissable; cutting-edge galleries, cool hangouts, and a thriving food scene make Lisbon and Porto two of Europe''s trendiest cities. Our newly updated e-guide brings Portugal to life, transporting you there like no other travel e-guide does with expert-led insights and advice, detailed breakdowns of all the must-see sights, photographs on practically every page, and our hand-drawn illustrations which place you inside the islands'' iconic buildings and neighbourhoods. We''ve also worked hard to make sure our information is as up-to-date as possible following the COVID-19 outbreak. You''ll discover: -our pick of Portugal''s must-sees, top experiences and hidden gems -the best spots to eat, drink, shop and stay -detailed maps and walks which make navigating the country easy -easy-to-follow itineraries -expert advice: get ready, get around and stay safe -colour-coded chapters to every part of part of Portugal, from Lisbon to Porto, the Algarve to the Azores, Minho to Madeira.

French for Everyone Junior 5 Words a Day

by: DK
release date: Jul 01, 2021
French for Everyone Junior 5 Words a Day
PLEASE NOTE - this is a replica of the print book and you will need a pen and paper to complete the exercises. Your first 1,000 French words - five words a day. Over the course of a year, French for Everyone Junior: 5 Words a Day teaches new vocabulary to children who are starting to learn French. Each week, 20 new words are presented over four days, and on the fifth day, the child can practise the vocabulary they have just learned. A mix of nouns and verbs are taught through fun illustrations and engaging scenes, with each new word clearly labelled. French for Everyone Junior: 5 Words a Day first encourages the child to copy out the words before covering them with the flaps on the jacket and testing their new knowledge. Accompanying audio means that children are also able to practise their French pronunciation as many times as they want. With over 1,000 French words, this colourful, clear, and comprehensive workbook will lay the foundations for your child''s journey in learning and understanding French, at school or at home.

DK Eyewitness Southwest USA and National Parks

release date: May 13, 2021
DK Eyewitness Southwest USA and National Parks
Whether you want to be awed by the spectacular sight of the Grand Canyon, learn about indigenous culture at Canyon de Chelly, or test your luck in glittering Las Vegas, your DK Eyewitness travel e-guide makes sure you experience all that Southwest USA has to offer. Distinguished by red sandstone mesas, cactus-studded deserts, and towering rock arches, the Southwest USA''s dramatic landscapes evoke frontier legends. As rich in history and culture as natural beauty, the region''s cities and towns offer endless opportunities to experience the state''s multicultural heritage. Our updated e-guide brings Southwest USA to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights, trusted travel advice, detailed breakdowns of all the must-see sights, photographs on practically every page, and our hand-drawn illustrations which place you inside the region''s iconic buildings and neighbourhoods. We''ve also worked hard to make sure our information is as up-to-date as possible following the COVID-19 outbreak. You''ll discover: -our pick of Southwest USA''s must-sees, top experiences and hidden gems -the best spots to eat, drink, shop and stay -detailed maps and walks which make navigating the region easy -easy-to-follow itineraries -expert advice: get ready, get around and stay safe -colour-coded chapters to every part of Southwest USA, from the Grand Canyon and Northern Arizona to Southern Utah, the Four Corners to Las Vegas

Why Is Blood Red?

by: DK
release date: Mar 04, 2021
Why Is Blood Red?
Explore the intriguing answers to more than 200 questions about the human body in DK''s newest biology encyclopedia for kids. What does the heart do? What are bones made of? Why do your ears pop? This children''s ebook, ideal for ages 6-9, will help inquisitive minds find out the answers to all the questions they may have about their bodies, and some they hadn''t thought of! Covering amazing organs, stupendous senses, and the perplexing ways our bodies work, Why? Human Body helps children get to grips with the gigantic topic that is human biology. Each page asks a new question that kids might have about the human body, before answering it, and features a quick quiz testing children''s knowledge of what they have just read. Bursting with mind-boggling details and fascinating facts, this visually stunning ebook is something that every young scientist will want to own.

DK Eyewitness Europe

release date: Mar 18, 2020
DK Eyewitness Europe
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Europe will lead you straight to the best attractions this diverse continent has to offer, from the majestic peaks of the Alps to the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean. This newly updated guidebook is packed with information on the culture, history, architecture, and art of the continent, in addition to the best of Europe''s gardens, beaches, cathedrals, castles, and shopping. DK''s insider travel tips and essential local information will help you discover Europe your way, whether you want to explore the luscious green landscape of Ireland, relax on a beach in Greece, or both. Discover DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Europe. Detailed itineraries and "don''t-miss" destination highlights at a glance. Illustrated cutaway 3-D drawings of important sights. Floor plans and guided visitor information for major museums. Local drink and dining specialties to try, things to do, and places to eat, drink, and shop by area. Area maps marked with sights. Detailed city maps include street finder indexes for easy navigation. Insights into history and culture to help you understand the stories behind the sights. Hotel and restaurant listings highlight DK Choice special recommendations. With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that illuminate every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Europe truly shows you what others only tell you. Series Overview: For more than two decades, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides have helped travelers experience the world through the history, art, architecture, and culture of their destinations. Expert travel writers and researchers provide independent editorial advice, recommendations, and reviews. With guidebooks to hundreds of places around the globe available in print and digital formats, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides show travelers how they can discover more. DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: the most maps, photographs, and illustrations of any guide.

Mars

by: DK
release date: Mar 18, 2020
Mars
Has there ever been life on Mars? Will we be living there soon? Discover the past, present, and future of the mysterious red planet in this beautiful nonfiction book for kids. The launch of Mars rovers by NASA, Europe, and China in 2020 will be the biggest science news of the year, and will go farther into Mars than ever before. Get ahead with Mars The Red Planet, which explores if there was ever life on Mars, what''s happening on the planet now, and what it might look like to one day live on Mars. Discover incredible space technology, learn how to spot the planet in the night sky throughout the year, and find out if you''ve got what it takes to join the teams traveling to Mars in the coming years. Children will adore this essential guide to the red planet. Incredible images and fun illustrations will ignite their imagination and give them a fascinating insight into what the future might hold...

DK Eyewitness Brazil

release date: Mar 18, 2020
DK Eyewitness Brazil
Your journey starts here. Featuring DK''s much-loved maps and illustrations, walks and information, plus all new, full-color photography, this 100% updated guide to Brazil brings you the best of this captivating country in a brand-new, lightweight format. What''s inside? - full-color photography, hand-drawn illustrations, and maps throughout - easy-to-follow walks, tours, and itineraries - our pick of Brazil''s must-sees, top experiences, and hidden gems - insider tips and information: when to visit, how to avoid the crowds, where to capture the perfect photo, and more - the best spots to eat, drink, shop, and stay - an area-by-area guide covering each corner of Brazil, from Sa~o Paulo to Salvador, Rio de Janeiro to the Amazon rainforest - expert advice: get ready, get around, and stay safe Now in paperback and printed on quality lightweight paper, our Brazil travel guide has been redesigned with you, the traveller, in mind, so you can take it wherever you go. Touring more of South America? Look out for our DK Eyewitness Travel Guides to Peru, Argentina, and Chile and Easter Island.

Let's Get Gardening

by: DK
release date: Feb 18, 2020
Let's Get Gardening
In this colorful guide featuring 30 easy gardening projects, kids will learn to grow their own fruits and vegetables, attract wildlife such as butterflies and bees, and recycle household items into animal habitats and fun decorations. Whether they''ve got a big backyard or just a windowsill, kids can grow all sorts of plants with this beginner''s gardening book. Packed with step-by-step activities, this book teaches children ages 5-8 how to grow garden staples like tomatoes, pumpkins, and zucchini with photographic examples. Each project includes a complete materials list, planting guide, and tips on harvesting your fruits and vegetables, providing plenty of support for kids from start to finish. The book also offers advice on creating creature-friendly spaces within your garden, such as a bee hotel, a ladybug sanctuary, and a home for frogs and toads. By caring for the wildlife around them, kids can grow to better understand the relationship between humans and nature, and how we can support local habitats wherever we happen to live. Beyond the gardening basics, Let''s Get Gardening also helps kids learn about conservation, recycling, and sustainability through simple, hands-on projects. From making mini greenhouses out of leftover glass jars, to growing strawberries in an old pair of rain boots, to repurposing an empty milk carton as a hanging bird feeder, there are so many practical ways for kids to help cut waste and reduce pollution. So grab your potting soil and let''s get gardening!

Baby's First St Patrick's Day

by: DK
release date: Feb 04, 2020
Baby's First St Patrick's Day
You''re never too young to enjoy St Patrick''s Day! Celebrate the March 17 Irish holiday with this super-cute gift book little ones will adore. People all around the world celebrate all things Irish on this special day. From a St Patrick''s Day parade, a lucky shamrock, and a funny leprechaun to St Patrick''s Day costumes, an Irish dancing outfit, and a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow, Baby''s First St Patrick''s Day features all the familiar favorites associated with Ireland''s biggest and brightest celebration. Little ones will have fun looking and pointing at the pictures as they learn about this popular Irish holiday. The book is clear and easy for babies and toddlers to follow, with one main image per page they can focus on, and the short text is enjoyable to read aloud and share with young children. Specially made for little hands, this hard-wearing board book has a soft padded cover and safe rounded corners. Babies and toddlers will soon be turning the pages themselves, naming objects, joining in with the simple text, and learning all about St Patrick''s Day.

Bounce! Bounce! Bunny

by: DK
release date: Jan 07, 2020
Bounce! Bounce! Bunny
Featuring familiar characters from Crunch! Munch! Bunny, join Binky the Bunny on a brand new journey as she tries to discover just what makes her special. Teach your little ones all about the power of self-confidence and how they can learn to help others, with this sturdy board book that''s ideal for preschoolers. Hop along with Binky as she meets her animal friends, including Pony, Ducky, Puppy, and new friend Kitty. Featuring playful rhyming text, this story is perfect for reading out loud again and again. Colorful images of cute cuddly animal toys brighten every page and make this book a delight to read, as well as introducing your little one to animals on the farm. Introduce your toddler to the farmyard and teach them the importance of believing in yourself with this fun springtime board book.
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