Paperback Books by DK

DK is the author of DK Eyewitness Top 10 Copenhagen (2022), Scientists Who Changed History (2022), Managing People (2022), Leadership (2022) and other 495 books.

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DK Eyewitness Top 10 Copenhagen

release date: Aug 23, 2022
DK Eyewitness Top 10 Copenhagen
An unbeatable, pocket-sized guide to Copenhagen, packed with insider tips and ideas, colour maps, top 10 lists, and a laminated pull-out map - all designed to help you see the very best of Copenhagen. Tour Copenhagen Harbour and admire the houseboats along the canal, enjoy the fairy-tale ambience of Tivoli Gardens, explore amazing music and performing arts venues, or step back in time to a more regal era at Amalienborg. From Top 10 museums and galleries to the Top 10 cafés and bars - discover the best of Copenhagen with this easy-to-use travel guide. Inside Top 10 Copenhagen: * Seven easy-to-follow itineraries, perfect for a day trip, a weekend, or a week * Top 10 lists showcase the best attractions in Copenhagen, covering Tivoli, Rosenborg Slot, Amalienborg, Latin Quarter, and more * Free laminated pull-out map of Copenhagen, plus five full-colour area maps * In-depth area guides explore Copenhagen''s most interesting neighbourhoods, with the best places for shopping, going out and sightseeing * Colour-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 * Colour maps help you navigate with ease * Covers Tivoli North to Gothersgade; Nørrebro, Østerbro and North of Gothersgade; Vesterbro and Frederiksberg; Christianshavn and Holmen; Beyond Copenhagen Staying for longer? Try our DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Denmark. 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.

Scientists Who Changed History

by: DK
release date: Apr 30, 2022
Scientists Who Changed History
Explore the lives and achievements of more than 85 of the world''s most inspirational and influential scientists with this innovative and boldly graphic biography-led book. The second title in DK''s new illustrated biography series, Scientists profiles trailblazing individuals from Greek mathematicians, such as Archimedes and Pythagoras, through physicists of the early 20th century, such as Marie Curie and Albert Einstein, to modern greats such as Stephen Hawking and Tim Berners-Lee. Each featured individual has made a major contribution to one or more scientific fields, from physics and astronomy to chemistry, biology, and psychology, and from genetics and computer science to geology and palaeontology. Combining elements of biography, history, and analysis, Scientists Who Changed History explains the groundbreaking contributions made by these revolutionary men and women in a clear and informative way.

Managing People

by: DK
release date: Jan 04, 2022
Managing People
The practical e-guide that gives you the tools to succeed when managing people. This title in DK''s Essential Managers series contains all you need to manage people effectively and to develop or hone your management style. Find out how to improve your skills by learning how to motivate staff, improve performance, and create positive relationships. You''ll learn to build confidence, communicate clearly, and establish trust for navigating situations such as giving feedback, settling conflicts, and 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''re new to people management or looking to enhance your existing skills, this is the e-guide for you.

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.

Philosophers: Their Lives and Works

by: DK
release date: Apr 30, 2022
Philosophers: Their Lives and Works
From Confucius and Plato to Karl Marx and Noam Chomsky, this ebook brings together more than 100 illustrated biographies of the world''s great philosophers. Introduced with a stunning portrait of each featured philosopher, each profile traces the ideas, friendships, loves, and rivalries that inspired the world''s greatest thinkers and influenced their work, offering revealing insights into what drove them to question the meaning of life, and come up with new ways of understanding the world and the history of ideas. Lavishly illustrated with photographs and paintings of philosophers, their homes, friends, studies, and their personal belongings, together with pages from original manuscripts, first editions, and correspondence, this ebook introduces the key ideas, themes, and working methods of each featured individual, setting their ideas within a wider historical and cultural context. Charting the development of ideas across the centuries in both the East and West, from ancient Chinese philosophy to the work of contemporary thinkers, Philosophers provides a compelling glimpse into the personal lives, loves, and influences of the great philosophers as they probed into life''s "big ideas".

Simply Astronomy

by: DK
release date: Dec 21, 2021
Simply Astronomy
Understanding astronomy has never been easier. Combining bold graphics with easy-to-understand text, Simply Astronomy is the perfect introduction to astronomy and stargazing for those who are short on time but hungry for knowledge. Each pared-back entry covers the essentials more clearly than ever before. Beginning with a chapter on the Universe and a brief visual tour of the Solar System, subsequent entries explain how to navigate the night sky, use brighter stars as "signposts" to locate harder-to-see celestial objects, use binoculars and telescopes, and photograph the night sky. Whether you are a complete beginner, or simply want a jargon-free reference to astronomy and stargazing, this essential guide includes everything you need to understand the basics quickly and easily.

The Black History Book

by: DK
release date: Nov 23, 2021
The Black History Book
Discover the rich and complex history of the peoples of Africa, and the struggles and triumphs of Black cultures and communities around the world. With profiles of key people, movements, and events, The Black History Book brings together accounts of the most significant ideas and milestones in Black history and culture. This vital and thought-provoking ebook presents a bold and accessible overview of the history of the African continent and its peoples - from the earliest human migrations to modern Black communities and the African diaspora. Powerful images and innovative infographics bring to life the stories of the early kingdoms of Ancient Egypt, Nubia, and Carthage; the powerful empires of the Medieval and Early Modern eras; and the struggle against European colonizers. Black history and culture beyond the African continent is also explored in detail - including the Atlantic Slave Trade; the quilombos (slave resistance camps) of Brazil; the Harlem Renaissance and Jazz Age; the "Windrush" migration; Civil Rights and Black feminist movements; and Black Lives Matter. Using the "Big Ideas" series'' trademark combination of authoritative, accessible text and bold graphics, The Black History Book examines the achievements and struggles of Black communities across the world up to the modern day, as well as the influence of Black cultures on art, literature, and music the world over.

Natural History

by: DK
release date: Nov 02, 2021
Natural History
A monumental and beautiful guide to Earth''s wildlife and natural history--its rocks, minerals, animals, plants, fungi, and microorganisms--this landmark of reference publishing has been extended and updated. In the 11 years since this book was released, thousands of new species have been identified, and new revelations have redrawn the tree of life. Already featuring galleries of more than 5,000 species, The Natural History Book now includes discoveries such as the olinguito (the "kitty bear" of the Andean cloud forest) and the painted mannakin of Peru. It takes advantage of the first living observations of the giant squid and the deep-sea anglerfish. And it has reorganized the groups of living things to reflect the latest scientific understanding. All this ensures that this, the only ebook to offer a complete visual survey of all kingdoms of life, remains the benchmark of illustrated natural history references. Written by a worldwide team of natural history experts, The Natural History Book is the perfect addition to every family bookshelf, as well as an ideal gift for any nature lover. From granites to grapevines, from microbes to mammals, The Natural History Book is the ultimate celebration of the diversity of the natural world.

Our World in Numbers

by: DK
release date: Mar 03, 2022
Our World in Numbers
Zillions of fun figures at your fingertips! Do you want to impress your friends with the most incredible facts and stats? Would you like to number-crunch your way around the wonders of our world? Arm yourself with nuggets of number knowledge and fantastic figures with this data-filled ebook that explores everything in our world from space to sport and animals to art. How long does it take to put on a spacesuit? How many times does a sloth poo in a week? How many stone blocks are there in the Great Pyramid at Giza? What percentage of your brain do you really use? With intriguing fact-bites and colourful graphics, Our World in Numbers is a feast of figures, includes all the info you really want to know - and more!

I Feel Scared

by: DK
release date: Nov 02, 2021
I Feel Scared
This sweet little ebook helps preschoolers learn about why they feel scared and gives them helpful ways to manage their fears. I Feel Scared helps little ones discover what it means to be scared and what fear feels and looks like. Adults and children can read along together and follow the story of the scared little Ghost who tries to understand its fears and how to find helpful ways to make the frightening feelings go away. With the help of this picture ebook, youngsters will realize that being afraid has an important function--it can help us to stay safe. This colorful story also shows little ones that sometimes we can feel scared even when we''re safe and how we can be brave instead. Bright cartoon characters paired with simple, interactive text make I Feel Scared an ideal first ebook for preschoolers to learn from and enjoy.

What's the Point of Science?

by: DK
release date: Oct 26, 2021
What's the Point of Science?
How scientists changed the world, one breakthrough at a time. From the discovery of fire and the invention of the wheel to lunar landings and atoms, this ebook tells the extraordinary story of science and how it changed our world--one breakthrough at a time. Find out how history''s most ingenious and daring scientists solved mysteries that had puzzled the ancient world for millennia, triggering an age of discovery that gave us telescopes, flying machines, steam engines, antibiotics, electricity, radio, space travel, and computers. Discover the amazing men and women who challenged conventional thinking and put their lives at risk to learn about everything from planetary orbits and gold to germs, gunpowder and radioactivity. What''s the Point of Science? explains in super-simple terms how science really works and why it brought the world out of the dark ages. It includes surprising facts, tales of ingenuity and endeavor, and beautiful hand-drawn illustrations that bring the human story to life and convey the sense of wonder that inspired great scientists past and present. It is guaranteed to inspire, surprise, amuse, and entertain readers of all ages and interests.

Dinosaur and Other Prehistoric Creatures Atlas

by: DK
release date: Oct 19, 2021
Dinosaur and Other Prehistoric Creatures Atlas
Journey back in time and find out where dinosaurs roamed. This unique children''s atlas explores each continent, revealing fossil sites and stories on every map. This atlas is packed with maps of early Earth and more than 40 profiles of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals. Stare down a T-Rex in North America. Watch out for Velociraptors'' slashing claws in the Gobi Desert. Trek across the Siberian tundra and discover a woolly mammoth. This stunning book uses breathtaking computer-generated imagery to make every animal come to life. Using specially created maps, this dinosaur atlas also shows you what the world looked like millions of years ago. A modern 3D globe next to each map helps you understand the arrangement of the continents over time and why we find fossils where we do. You can see what paleontologists have dug up on each continent and learn how they put together a picture of the past from a puzzle of ancient clues. Dinosaur Atlas reveals the prehistoric world as never before, and is an essential addition to the library of every young dinosaur expert.

Effective Communication

by: DK
release date: Mar 03, 2022
Effective Communication
The practical e-guide that gives you the tools to improve your communication in a business environment. Discover how to improve your communication skills by learning to understand your audience, communicate strategically and discover which delivery approach is right for you. You''ll also develop confidence, learn to listen effectively and give and receive feedback. In a slim, portable format, Essential Managers: Effective Communication gives you a practical "how-to" approach with step-by-step instructions, tips, checklists and "ask yourself" features showing you how to overcome barriers to communication, choose the right medium for your message, and make an impact. If you are keen to brush up on or enhance your communication skills, this is the e-guide for you.

New York City Like a Local

release date: Oct 05, 2021
New York City Like a Local
Uncover the hidden side of New York City with this insider''s e-guide Home to soaring skyscrapers, eclectic museums, and a foodie scene like no other, this rapturous city is endlessly enticing. But beyond the well-trodden sights of the Empire State Building and the Met lies the real New York City: a whole other side waiting to be explored. We''ve spoken to the city''s locals to unearth the coolest hangout spots, hidden gems, and personal favorites to ensure you travel like a local. Grab a coffee from the cafes the locals catch up in, browse fresh produce at vibrant farmers'' markets, or explore the quirky galleries the students rave about. Whether you''re a New Yorker looking to uncover your city''s secrets or seeking an authentic experience beyond the tourist track, this stylish guide makes sure you experience New York City beneath the surface.

World War II

by: DK
release date: Mar 03, 2022
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.

How to be Good at Science, Technology & Engineering Workbook 2, Ages 11-14 (Key Stage 3): The Simplest-Ever Visual Workbook

by: DK
release date: Mar 03, 2022
How to be Good at Science, Technology & Engineering Workbook 2, Ages 11-14 (Key Stage 3): The Simplest-Ever Visual Workbook
PLEASE NOTE - this is a replica of the print book and you will need paper and a pencil to complete the exercises. STEM subjects are where the future''s at. Now you can be a science superstar with this colourful practice ebook. Are you a budding Einstein? Or do you need a little more help to avoid falling behind in science class? DK''s How to be Good at Science, Technology, and Engineering course ebook for children aged 7-14 now has two accompanying workbooks: Workbook 1 covers ages 7-11 and Workbook 2 covers ages 11-14. These workbooks will help to cement everything you need to know about "STE" subjects through practice questions and practical exercises. Easy-to-follow instructions allow you to try out what you''ve studied, helping you understand what you''ve learned in school or giving extra revision practice before that important test. Workbook 2 is aimed at children aged 11-14 (Key Stage 3 in the UK; Grades 6, 7, and 8 in the US), and covers all the key areas of the school curriculum for this level, including genes and DNA, atoms and molecules, chemical reactions, the periodic table, heat transfer, electricity and magnetism, seasons and climate zones, and lots more. And there are answers at the back to check that you''re on the right path. This engaging and clear workbook accompanies DK''s How to be Good at Science, Technology, and Engineering course ebook, but can also be used on its own to reinforce classroom teaching.

The Illustrated Ramayana

by: DK
release date: Feb 03, 2022
The Illustrated Ramayana
Discover the Ramayana - one of India''s most celebrated epics, and a story that transcends time itself. The tale of Rama, the exiled prince of Ayodhya who battles the evil Ravana, the king of Lanka, and rescues his abducted wife, Sita, is about much more than the eternal battle of good versus evil. It is a tale of love, friendship, loyalty, devotion, righteousness, and deliverance. Ramayana and Rama, whose journey is told in the epic, are embedded in India''s cultural consciousness, but at the same time they transcend borders. Various versions of the Ramayana can be found across the Indian subcontinent and in parts of southeast Asia. Created in consultation with distinguished economist, scholar, and translator, Dr Bibek Debroy, The Illustrated Ramayana draws from one of its earliest composers, the celebrated sage and poet Valmiki. It uses a combination of text and stunning images drawn from a variety of sources - from historic and contemporary artefacts, paintings, photographs, and performances - to tell Rama''s story, as he walks the path that destiny creates for him.

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.

Ocean

by: DK
release date: Dec 02, 2021
Ocean
Discover the watery world that covers two-thirds of the globe and find out why oceans are so important to life on Earth. Meet jet-propelled octopuses and hermit crabs, look closely at seaweed, find out how waves form, and discover the submarines and submersibles that have explored shipwrecks and the deepest trenches. Learn about prehistoric oceans and find out how people are trying to protect the oceans of the future. Eyewitness Ocean uses striking full-colour photographs, including sequences of animal behaviour, and diagrams of how oceans work, and maps along with amazing facts, infographics, statistics, and timelines to reveal the many aspects of this marine biome. Part of DK''s 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, with a fresh new look, new photographs, updated information, and a new "eyewitness" feature - fascinating first-hand accounts from experts in the field.

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.

DK Eyewitness Top 10 Honolulu and O'ahu

release date: Nov 25, 2021
DK Eyewitness Top 10 Honolulu and O'ahu
Home to the vibrant city of Honolulu, Hawai''i''s third largest island also offers natural beauty in abundance. Think turquoise coves, palm shaded beaches and cascading waterfalls. Your DK Eyewitness Top 10 travel e-guide ensures you''ll find your way around Honolulu and O''ahu with absolute ease. Our updated Top 10 travel e-guide breaks down the best of Honolulu and O''ahu into helpful lists of ten - from our own selected highlights to the best treks, beaches, golf courses, spas and fitness centers, and gardens and nature parks. 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: - Two easy-to-follow itineraries, perfect for a weekend or a week - Detailed Top 10 lists of the Honolulu and O''ahu''s must-sees, including comprehensive descriptions of Pearl Harbor, Bishop Museum and Planetarium, Capitol District, ''Iolani Palace, Chinatown, Honolulu Museum of Art, Kalakaua Avenue, South Shore, Kane''ohe District and the Polynesian Cultural Center - Honolulu and O''ahu most interesting areas, with the best places for shopping, going out and sightseeing - Inspiration for different things to enjoy during your trip - including family activities and things to do for free - Streetsmart advice: get ready, get around, and stay safe DK Eyewitness Top 10s are the UK''s favourite pocket guides and have been helping travellers to make the most of their breaks since 2002. Looking for more on Hawai''i''s culture, history and attractions? Try our DK Eyewitness Hawai''i.

Explanatorium of History

by: DK
release date: Nov 11, 2021
Explanatorium of History
Take a rollercoaster ride through the past with this fact-including and visually stunning children''s history encyclopedia. Discover what the major turning points in history were, from the evolution and migrations of early humans, to the rise and fall of great empires such as Ancient Rome and the Aztecs. Get the inside track on wars and conflict, including European knights, Japanese samurai, Inca warriors, and the major clashes of World War I, World War II, the Cold War, and the War on Terror, and so much more. This visual reference encyclopedia uses stunning photographs and supporting illustrations to trace the history of science from Ancient Greece, through the major contributions of the Islamic world, the Scientific Revolution, the Space Race, and on to modern technology. The arts, religions, and ideas are also showcased, from the Renaissance and Greek drama to the origins of major world religions, such as Christianity and Buddhism. Explanatorium of History is the ultimate visual encyclopedia for kids aged 10-14, telling the story of "us", from the dawn of human history up to the present day.

Spanish for Everyone Junior 5 Words a Day

by: DK
release date: Jul 06, 2021
Spanish 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. A vibrant vocabulary workbook aimed for children - teaches and tests Spanish, five words at a time. Your first 1,000 Spanish words - five words a day. Over the course of a year, Five Words a Day: Spanish teaches new vocabulary to children who are starting to learn Spanish. Presenting 20 new words between Monday and Thursday, the final day of each week''s teaching allows the child to practice the vocabulary they have just learned. A mix of nouns and verbs are taught through beautifully illustrated scenes, with each new word clearly labeled. Five 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 practice their Spanish pronunciation as many times as they want. With over 1,000 Spanish words, Five Words a Day is a colorful, clear, and comprehensive workbook that will lay the foundations for your child''s journey in learning and understanding Spanish, at school or at home.

Super Simple Math

by: DK
release date: Jun 22, 2021
Super Simple Math
Packed with core curriculum math topics, this book for kids 11+ is ideal for home and school learning. From probability to statistics and from algebra to geometry, this guide makes complex topics easy to grasp at a glance. Perfect support for coursework, homework, and exam revision. Topics are broken down into bitesize chunks, with colorful diagrams and visuals to make each topic crystal clear and bring maths into focus for even the most reluctant mathematicians. Panels explore math in greater detail, from worked-through problems to stories about math in the real world. For revision, a handy "Key facts" box provides a simple summary you can check back on later. With clear, concise coverage of all the core maths topics, Super Simple Math is an accessible guide to math for children, making studying for exams the easiest it''s ever been.

Queen Elizabeth II and the Royal Family

by: DK
release date: Jun 08, 2021
Queen Elizabeth II and the Royal Family
Queen Elizabeth II and the Royal Family is a magnificent tribute to the life and reign of Queen Elizabeth II and a celebration of the British royal family, from the first English kings through the birth of the queen''s second grandchild to Prince William and Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge. Highly illustrated with photographs and timelines throughout, Queen Elizabeth II and the Royal Family tells the story of the House of Windsor, and includes events such as the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton and profiles on key people such as Princess Diana and Prince Harry. Graphics illuminate details of the queen''s personal and private life, vivid photographs highlight important events, special features showcase the royal residences, and timelines untangle the complete history of the kings and queens of England and Scotland, tracing the line of succession to the throne. This gorgeous ebook is the most complete visual history of Britain''s most enduring icon, Queen Elizabeth II, and the royal family.

Micro Life

by: DK
release date: Oct 28, 2021
Micro Life
Explore the everyday miracle of the microscopic world With spectacular macro photography and microscope images, this ebook reveals a hidden, living world full of intricate structures beyond the naked eye. Included are the tiniest insects and spiders, but looking deeper, you will discover truly microscopic creatures - even bacteria and viruses. Earth is home to more microbes, and more different types of microbes, than any other living organism. Bacteria on Earth outweigh humans by 1,100 to 1 and without them, all world ecosystems would collapse. This ebook reveals this vital, unseen realm, but it includes large life-forms too, in extreme close-up, so that you can wonder at the beauty of a pollen grain, a butterfly egg, the spore of a fungus, and the nerve cell of a human. The spectacular imagery in Micro Life exploits cutting-edge technology, such as focus-stacked macro photographs, as well as micrographs (microscope images) including scanning electron micrographs. Illustrations nearby explain the science - from the workings of an insect''s eye to how a plant "breathes" through its leaves. The biology builds into a reference on how life works - and how all organisms, however small, solve the basic problems of movement, reproduction, energy, communication, and defence. Micro Life is a beautiful and surprising look at the natural world.

DK Eyewitness Paris

release date: May 25, 2021
DK Eyewitness Paris
Discover Paris - a city synonymous with art, fashion, gastronomy, and culture. Whether you want to be awed by iconic landmarks, lose yourself in the Louvre, or shop till you drop, your DK Eyewitness travel e-guide makes sure you experience all that Paris has to offer. Paris is a treasure trove of things to see and do. Includes full of world-famous palaces, museums, and galleries, the city shines with opulence and elegance. But Parisians know that there is more to life than glitz and glamour. Simpler pleasures are offered in abundance - think tiny winding streets, quirky old bookshops, and centuries-old cafés. Our annually updated e-guide brings Paris to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights and advice, detailed breakdowns of all the must-see sights, photographs on practically every page, and our trademark illustrations. You''ll discover: - our pick of Paris'' 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 Paris, from Champs-Élysées to Belleville, Montmartre to Montparnasse Want the best of Paris in your pocket? Try our Top 10 Paris for top 10 lists to all-things Paris.

DK Eyewitness Top 10 Florence and Tuscany

release date: May 25, 2021
DK Eyewitness Top 10 Florence and Tuscany
Sublime renaissance architecture, exquisite art collections, romantic medieval towns and picturesque rolling hills covered in vineyards, olive groves and cypress trees -- Florence and Tuscany have all this and much more to delight every traveller. Your DK Eyewitness Top 10 travel e-guide ensures you''ll find your way around Florence and Tuscany with absolute ease. Our newly updated Top 10 travel e-guide breaks down the best of Florence and Tuscany into helpful lists of ten -- from our own selected highlights to the best museums, places to eat and shops. You''ll discover: - Ten easy-to-follow itineraries, perfect for a day-trip, a weekend, or a week - Detailed Top 10 lists of Florence and Tuscany''s must-sees, including detailed breakdowns of the Uffizi, the Duomo, Pitti Palace, San Gimignano, Campo dei Miracoli, Siena''s Duomo, Siena''s Campo and Palazzo Pubblico, Chianti, Cortona and Lucca - Florence and Tuscany''s most interesting areas, with the best places for shopping, dining, and sightseeing - Inspiration for different things to enjoy during your trip - including children''s activities and things to do for free - Streetsmart advice get ready, get around, and stay safe DK Eyewitness Top 10s have been helping travellers to make the most of their breaks since 2002. Staying for longer and looking for a more comprehensive guide? Try our DK Eyewitness Florence and Tuscany or DK Eyewitness Italy.

DK Eyewitness Rome

release date: May 25, 2021
DK Eyewitness Rome
Discover Rome - a feast for the eyes, soul and stomach. Whether you want to wander through the ruins of the Roman Forum, gaze up at the spectacular ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, or taste the world-famous food at the bustling markets of Campo de'' Flori, your DK Eyewitness travel e-guide makes sure you experience all that Rome has to offer. An eternal city fusing ancient wonders with a busy modern metropolis, Rome brings history to life like nowhere else. Grab an espresso and immerse yourself in the exuberant street life, navigating cobbled alleyways and popular piazzas. Or, for a more relaxing retreat, stroll through the leafy expanses of Villa Borghese and unwind with a wine on a pavement café. Our annually updated e-guide brings Rome 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 trademark illustrations. You''ll discover: - our pick of Rome''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 city easy - easy-to-follow itineraries - expert advice: get ready, get around, and stay safe - color-coded chapters to every part of Rome, from the Vatican to Caracalla, Trastevere to Esquiline Want the best of Rome in your pocket? Try our DK Eyewitness Top 10 Rome for top 10 lists to all-things Rome. Travelling around the country? Try out DK Eyewitness Italy.

DK Eyewitness England's South Coast

release date: May 11, 2021
DK Eyewitness England's South Coast
Windswept cliffs, breathtaking beaches, and vibrant cities: welcome to the stunning south of England. Whether you want to relax on the sandy shores of Cornwall, wander around London''s famous museums or browse vintage shops in Brighton, your DK Eyewitness travel e-guide makes sure you experience all that this region has to offer. England''s South Coast is awash with natural beauty, from the purple moors of Exmoor to the green hills of Kent to the white cliffs of Dover. Dotted around this picturesque landscape are a colourful array of cities, too, including historic Canterbury, quirky Bristol, and the arty paradise of St Ives - the choice of which to visit is yours. Our recently updated e-guide brings England''s South Coast to life, transporting you there like no other travel 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 region''s iconic buildings and neighbourhoods. You''ll discover: -our pick of England''s South Coast''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 -color-coded chapters to every part of England''s South Coast, from London to Kent, Dorset to Cornwall Touring the country? Look out for our DK Eyewitness Great Britain.

Ancient Egypt

by: DK
release date: Oct 07, 2021
Ancient Egypt
Discover the fascinating details of life under the pharaohs - and their extraordinary legacy - in this comprehensive e-guide to Egypt''s ancient civilization. Encompassing 3,000 years and 31 Egyptian dynasties, from the time of Narmer to that of Cleopatra, this fresh appraisal of ancient treasures helps you to 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 will meet pharaohs such as 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 craftsmanship of their scribes, artists, and metal workers, and the tomb paintings and relief carvings that captured the everyday life of farmers, artisans, soldiers, and traders in exquisite detail. Specially commissioned 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.

DKfindout! Elementary Science Pack

by: DK
release date: Apr 27, 2021
DKfindout! Elementary Science Pack
A discounted bundle for educators that includes five elementary science titles from the DKfindout! series-Animals, Earth, Energy, Human Body, and Science-and access to supporting curriculum resources on the DKfindout! website. Perfect for use by teachers with children ages 5-10, the DKfindout! Elementary Science Pack provides access to: Print and digital information resources for both offline and online methods of learning Engaging, high-quality content aligned to curriculum Teacher lesson sequences and planning This pack contains high-quality, accessible nonfiction ebooks that focus on topics tied to curriculum and aligned with Next Generation Science Standards. In the true DK way, the DKfindout! series is characterized by highly visual and colorful page layouts with a mix of photographs, diagrams, boxes, bursts, timelines, and short chunks of text that make information easily digestible and learning fun for kids. But this pack makes things easy for you, the teacher, too. With instructions on how to obtain access to six free learning pathways-each outlining between eight and twelve lessons written by an experienced educator-and at-home support materials for guardians with additional activities and experiments, this pack serves as an affordable, one-stop resource for several weeks of teaching. And the free-to-use, child-safe encyclopedic DKfindout! website allows both you and your students to take learning even further with more fascinating topics, more amazing images, and more interactive quizzes. The DKfindout! Elementary Science Pack will make your next set of science lessons easy to implement and even more fun for your students, whether you''re teaching remotely, in person, or homeschooling your own children. Once you have completed and received your purchase, head to the DKfindout! website and create a teacher account to get started.

LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts at Christmas

by: DK
release date: Sep 30, 2021
LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts at Christmas
Explore the magic of Christmas at Hogwarts! Enter the festive world of LEGO® Harry PotterTM and visit Hogwarts for a spellbinding Christmas. Celebrate the season with your favourite LEGO Harry Potter minifigures and join them for a feast in the Great Hall. Admire the castle''s Christmas decorations and get ready to hit the dance floor at the Yule Ball. Head to the Gryffindor common room to play a game of wizard chess, warm up in front of a roaring log fire, and join Harry as he exchanges gifts with friends. Sprinkled with festive scenes and the latest LEGO Advent Calendars, sets, and minifigures, this is the perfect gift for young LEGO Harry Potter fans. © & TM Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Publishing Rights © JKR. (s21). ©2021 The LEGO Group.

Outdoor Europe

by: DK
release date: Sep 23, 2021
Outdoor Europe
Enjoy Europe''s most incredible outdoor adventures. Kayaking past tumbling waterfalls in Croatia and spotting endangered bison in Poland, hiking through mountainous Montenegro and gazing upwards at fiery giants in Spain - there''s nothing quite like being in the great outdoors. Covering over 150 different activities, Outdoor Europe will have you itching to get back to nature. Bursting with beautiful images, this inspirational book rounds up Europe''s most incredible outdoor experiences, covering everything from birdwatching and forest bathing to scuba diving and wild swimming. Each activity has its own mini chapter, containing an introduction on the activity itself followed by several suggestions for the best places across Europe to do the activity. Throughout the book, the places you''ll explore are vividly brought to life thanks to information on each landscape''s unique history, culture, seasons, and flora and fauna. We''ve also included top tips on the best time to go, what to pack and photography, as well as suggestions for things to spot along the way. Whether you''re already expert at exploring wild places or are planning your first foray, this book is packed with ideas for immersing yourself in the great outdoors.

Hike

release date: May 05, 2022
Hike
It''s hard to beat the satisfaction of travelling on foot - settling into a steady rhythm, surrounded by incredible scenery, with the freedom to stop wherever takes your fancy. This endlessly rewarding - and sustainable - activity is joyously celebrated in Hike, which reveals 125 of the most scenic and spectacular walking trails across the globe. It''s the ultimate inspiration for exploring under your own steam: ramble along coastal paths in Europe, scale soaring mountain peaks in Africa and trek through amber-hued canyons in North America. Compiled by a team of outdoor enthusiasts, this book is packed with ideas for your next hiking trip. Awe-inspiring images and compelling descriptions of each trail will have you itching to get walking, while handy maps, elevation profiles and practical information - including things like distance and total elevation gain - will help you plan the nitty gritty of your trip. We''ve also included the best places to explore en route as well as suggestions for alternative ways to tackle a trail.
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