New Release Books by DK

DK is the author of World War II (2022), Scientists Who Changed History (2022), DK Eyewitness Spain (2022), The Great Wall Through Time (2022) and other 398 books.

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World War II

by: DK
release date: Dec 01, 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.

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 Who Changed History profiles trailblazing individuals from Greek mathematicians, such as Archimedes and Hipparchus, 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 astronomy, biology, and psychology, to computer science and geology. 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.

DK Eyewitness Spain

release date: Apr 12, 2022
DK Eyewitness Spain
Discover Spain - a compelling country filled with must see sights Whether you want to explore Granada''s spectacular Alhambra palace, watch swirling flamenco dancers in Seville or walk through lush countryside on the epic Camino de Santiago, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that Spain has to offer. From the golden beaches on the Mediterranean coast to the wild peaks of the Pyrenees, Spain''s varied landscape is a treasure trove for outdoor enthusiasts. But its cities are just as enticing. Discover architectural wonders, Roman ruins, captivating museums and, to top it all off, a tantalizing cuisine complemented by world-class wine. Our recently updated e-guide brings Spain 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 country''s iconic buildings and neighborhoods. You''ll discover: - our pick of Spain''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 - color-coded chapters to every part of Spain, from Barcelona to Madrid, Northern Spain to Southern Spain Planning a city break? Look out for our DK Eyewitness Barcelona and Catalonia or our DK Eyewitness Madrid.

The Great Wall Through Time

by: DK
release date: Apr 05, 2022
The Great Wall Through Time
Embark on an unforgettable time-traveling journey along one of the world''s greatest landmarks: the Great Wall of China. Spanning 2,300 years and more than 13,000 miles (21,000km), this beautifully illustrated children''s ebook reveals the fascinating story of the Great Wall and the individuals who helped build it. What started out as a frontier defense against northern tribes has, over time, become one of the seven great wonders of the world. Exquisite panoramic illustrations and engaging text bring to life key periods and turning points in the Great Wall''s history - from the first defensive forts built in 215 BCE to its painstaking present-day restoration. Cutaway views reveal the interiors of important buildings. Children will also love searching for the adventurous time-traveling bird who appears in each of the illustrations. Perfect for parents and children to pore over together, The Great Wall Through Time makes a gorgeous gift or collector''s item. Fun, interactive, and including details, it vividly presents Chinese history to children as they have never seen it before.

DK Eyewitness Top 10 New York City

release date: Mar 01, 2022
DK Eyewitness Top 10 New York City
Exhilarating, ever-evolving and unforgettable-New York is one of the most visited cities in the world, known for its world-class museums and galleries, dazzling Broadway shows, towering skyscrapers, amazing food, and fast-paced life. Your DK Eyewitness Top 10 travel guide ensures you''ll find your way around New York City with absolute ease. Our annually updated Top 10 travel e-guide breaks down the best of New York City into helpful lists of ten-from our own selected highlights to the best museums, art galleries, restaurants, performing arts venues, children''s attractions, LGBTQ+ points of interest, and famous department stores. You''ll discover: - Fifteen easy-to-follow itineraries, perfect for a day trip, a weekend, or a week - Top 10 lists of New York City''s must-sees, including detailed descriptions of the Empire State Building, American Museum of Natural History, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Rockefeller Center, Fifth Avenue, the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Times Square and Theater District, Central Park and the Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York City''s most interesting areas, with the best places for shopping, going out, and sightseeing - Inspiration for different things to enjoy during your trip - including festival and events, bars and lounges, hidden gems off the beaten path, and things to do for free - Streetsmart advice: get ready, get around, and stay safe Looking for more New York City''s culture, history, and attractions? Try our DK Eyewitness New York City.

DK Eyewitness Jerusalem, Israel and the Palestinian Territories

release date: Feb 15, 2022
DK Eyewitness Jerusalem, Israel and the Palestinian Territories
Discover serene sacred sights and bustling Bauhaus boulevards. Whether you want to float in the Dead Sea, visit the ruby-colored city of Petra or tuck into Tel-Aviv''s sumptuous food scene, your DK Eyewitness travel e-guide makes sure you experience all that Jerusalem, Israel and the Palestinian territories have to offer. Infused with a fascinating mix of cultural influences and gilded with sacred sites and ancient ruins, this landscape of dramatic desert outcrops and Mediterranean beaches has been enchanting visitors since the dawn of civilization. Our newly updated e-guide brings Jerusalem, Israel and the Palestinian territories to life, transporting you there like no other travel e-guide does with expert-led insights and advice, detailed information on all the must-see sights, inspiring photography, and our trademark illustrations. You''ll discover: - our pick of Jerusalem, Israel and the Palestinian territories'' 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 Jerusalem, Israel and the Palestinian territories, from the Mediterranean Coast to the Dead Sea, Galilee to Western Jordan Want the best of Israel in your pocket? Try our DK Eyewitness Top 10 Israel and Petra.

How to be a Genius

by: DK
release date: Feb 15, 2022
How to be a Genius
Use your eyes, ears, and imagination to explore your amazing mind and sharpen your wits. Do you want to calculate like Einstein, paint like Picasso, or compose like Mozart? Put your gray matter to the brain-training test and see how you measure up to some of the greatest thinkers in history. Tackle mind-boggling puzzles, games, and optical illusions and discover what makes your brain work: from why you smile to what is going on inside your head and what side of your brain does what. Learn about neurons, how memory works, and how to boost your creativity. How to Be a Genius makes a complex subject fun, accessible, and exciting, and is perfect for any child, whether they are intent on becoming a genius or just want to have fun with clever activities at home, on a journey, or in school.

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.

Project Management

by: DK
release date: Jan 04, 2022
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 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. DK''s Essential Managers series contains the knowledge you need to be a more effective manager and hone your management style. Whether you''re new to project management or simply looking to sharpen 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.

Gardens of the World

release date: Apr 07, 2022
Gardens of the World
A celebration of the world''s most extraordinary green spaces, Gardens of the World will sow the seeds of adventure and inspire your next trip. Illustrated with inspiring photography and full of fascinating insights from expert gardeners, this beautiful compilation takes you on a visual journey of some of the world''s most gorgeous gardens and green spaces. The book is split into five chapters, each focusing on a different theme. From the intricately planned and carefully curated French formal gardens of Versailles to the surrealist jungle dreamland of Mexico''s Las Pozas, these gardens prove that green-fingered ingenuity comes in many forms and thrives in even the most unlikely of locations.

Look I'm An Ecologist

by: DK
release date: Dec 14, 2021
Look I'm An Ecologist
This creative preschool eco ebook will unleash your child''s curiosity as they play and learn their way through 20 fun and imaginative, nature-loving projects. Perfect for kids ages 3-7, Look I''m an Ecologist helps children discover they already have the tools they need to be an awesome ecologist: an inquisitive mind, unlimited imagination, and super senses! Whether they are doing nature crafts indoors; growing plants on a windowsill, on a balcony, or in a garden; or collecting things at a park or beach, the exciting, hands-on projects show kids just how much fun it is being green, and encourage preschoolers to use their senses as they explore the natural world. The green activities are a gentle introduction to environmental topics such as climate change, conservation, and recycling--ideal for curious kids who want to make a difference. Budding ecologists will construct a bird feeder, make leaf prints, create a paper pond, weave a spider''s web, build a seascape, grow plants, and record their findings on journey sticks. With clear pictures and easy-to-follow instructions, the practical activities support preschool and Kindergarten curriculums. Look I''m an Ecologist gives young readers the opportunity to do what they do best: imagine, create, learn, problem solve, and play their way to a greener planet.

On this Day

by: DK
release date: Dec 07, 2021
On this Day
Ever wonder what happened 100 years ago on your birthday? What about on Christmas Day in the year 800? Or Halloween in the distant past? You might be surprised by what you find out. On This Day is a history ebook with a difference. From January 1st to December 31st you will travel back in time and discover the weird and wonderful things that happened around the world on every day of the year. From a close encounter with Halley''s Comet on April 1, 374, to the introduction of Dolly the Sheep, the world''s first cloned mammal, on February 21, 1996, there is something incredible to learn on every page. Unlike other day-by-day history ebooks, On This Day uses quirky graphics and funky illustrations to turn back time and bring the past of each day back to life. No matter what your interests are, this visual feast of an ebook brings together an incredibly diverse range of events, all of them united by the day they share.

Mighty LEGO Mechs

by: DK
release date: Dec 07, 2021
Mighty LEGO Mechs
Learn the incredible battle secrets of amazing LEGO mechs and compare your favorites. From Lloyd''s Titan Mech to Spiderman''s Spider Mech, discover all the most fearsome LEGO mechs and what gives them the edge in battle. Find out how many mechs Batman has, and read about all the battle features of LEGO Jurassic World''s Dino-Mech. See awesome mechs go head-to-head, plus read how you can up-spec your mech. With amazing photography that shows off each mech in stunning detail, plus fact-included data boxes so you can compare each mech, this ebook is perfect for any fan of LEGO mechs. ©2021 The LEGO Group

Explanatorium of History

by: DK
release date: Dec 07, 2021
Explanatorium of History
Take a roller-coaster ride through the past with this fact-including and visually stunning children''s history encyclopedia. Discover the major turning points in history, 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, 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 Australian Aboriginal Dreamtime, 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 ages 10-14, telling the story of "us," from the dawn of human history up to the present.

DK Eyewitness Costa Rica

release date: Nov 30, 2021
DK Eyewitness Costa Rica
From lush rain forests and sprawling beaches, to majestic jaguars and beautiful scarlet macaws, Costa Rica offers travelers a unique and vibrant experience. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Costa Rica showcases this beautiful country to its fullest and includes photographs, illustrations, and full-color maps. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Costa Rica also includes a 48-page field guide to Costa Rica''s varied wildlife and habitats, providing detailed information on local species, national parks, and preserves, plus practical tips on how to plan your trip and photograph wildlife. With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that brighten every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Costa Rica truly shows you this beautiful country as no one else can.

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.

Shells

by: DK
release date: Mar 03, 2022
Shells
Discover over 500 species of sea shell from around the world with this pocket visual guide! This comprehensive handbook combines authoritative text and crystal-clear photography, bringing to light the planet''s most spectacular shells. Packed with more than 600 full-color photographs, this handy reference book cuts through the complexities of identification, helping you to recognise more than 500 species of sea shell. Learn about the distinguishing characteristics of different shell species, where they came from, and how they came to look the way they do. For shell collecting beginners and conchology enthusiasts alike, this concise and portable guide will turn your next beach walk into an eye-opening journey of discovery! Handbook of Shells is filled with all you need to know about shell collecting and identification! Inside you''ll find: -Jargon-free profiles of each shell, supported by stunning photographs -A shell identification key of every major group, making recognition easier than ever -Practical instructions explaining how to start, clean, identify and display a shell collection -Distribution maps illustrating the geographical range of each species At-a-glance key facts to impress your friends! Practical oceanology for all ages! Have you ever wondered how such delicate shells are churned out of the world''s raging oceans? Now you can not only learn about our planet''s most stunning sea shells, but also collect your own! Handbook of Shells is expertly written and authenticated by the Smithsonian Institution, providing the most up to date scientific information on shell classification. The perfect gift for a budding marine biologist, or anyone wanting to try their hand at beachcombing, this DK book is the clearest and sharpest sea shell guide out there! Even more handbooks to get you out into nature! The DK Handbook series is an incredible collection of titles that fascinate curious minds. Learn how rocks are formed and how to recognize them with the Handbook of Rocks and Minerals, or enter the fascinating world of astronomy with the Handbook of Stars and Planets.

London Like a Local

release date: Oct 05, 2021
London Like a Local
Uncover the London scene with this insider''s e-guide Home to world-class art galleries, staggering skyscrapers and a global restaurant scene like no other, this cosmopolitan capital is a cultural colossus. But it''s not all about The Tate Modern and the London Eye. Beyond the well-trodden sights lies the real London: 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 favourites to ensure you travel like a local. Browse hidden markets for vintage treasures, tuck into a Sunday roast at cosy pubs and socialize with a glass of wine at a museum late. Whether you''re a Londoner looking to uncover your city''s secrets or seeking an authentic experience beyond the tourist track, this stylish e-guide makes sure you experience London beneath the surface.

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.

My Encyclopedia of Very Important Oceans

by: DK
release date: Sep 21, 2021
My Encyclopedia of Very Important Oceans
This exciting introduction to oceans is brimming with curious creatures, beautiful homes, and incredible adventures. From the spectacular seabirds soaring over Earth''s vast oceans, to the tiny creatures lurking on the ocean floor, get ready for an adventure into the great unknown... Dive in and explore forgotten shipwrecks, swim with fantastic fish, and other awesome underwater animals, and weave your way through secret deepsea homes. You''ll travel back in time to meet plundering pirates and explorers who changed the course of history, then it''s time to learn about lots of very important underwater jobs and how you can help to protect Earth''s precious oceans. Includes fun facts and colorful illustrations, My Encyclopedia of Very Important Oceans will feed your imagination and quench your thirst for knowledge.

Great Cities

by: DK
release date: Aug 31, 2021
Great Cities
Stunningly illustrated biographies of the world''s greatest cities, packed with paintings, photographs, maps, and artifacts Delve into the social and cultural history of over 75 of the world''s most important cities. From the first towns in Mesopotamia to today''s global metropolises, cities have marked the progress of civilization. Written in the form of illustrated "biographies," Great Cities offers a rich historical overview of each featured city, brought to vivid life with maps, paintings, photographs, and artifacts. The latest title in the series style of Artists, Writers, Philosophers, and Composers, this lavish ebook goes under the skin of cities both ancient and modern--from Babylon and Tikal, Paris, and Palermo to Prague, Amsterdam, Tokyo, and São Paulo. Which ancient civilization founded the precursor to Mexico City? Why was Venice the gateway to the East? What was the Belle Epoque? Which was the first city to build sewers? Great Cities takes you there. Stunning images of city life and key moments in history are complemented by close-ups of revealing details and feature panels that provide additional context. An ebook not just about history but also about art, architecture, commerce, and politics, Great Cities provides a fascinating insight into what has shaped where we live. Perfect for history, geography, and cartography enthusiasts and a stunning gift for armchair explorers of all ages, it is your window into the world''s most fascinating cities.

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.

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.

Help Your Kids with Geography, Grades 5-10

by: DK
release date: Aug 10, 2021
Help Your Kids with Geography, Grades 5-10
The world is constantly changing. This revised edition has the latest stats and research on subjects such as climate change and the environment, the coronavirus pandemic, populations, and megacities, along with the composition of international organzations such as the UN and the EU. Help your kids to be the best in their geography class. This ebook will help you to understand what they''re being taught so you can help out with their homework. Fully revised and updated for 2021. This ebook is what every frustrated parent needs. Its innovative approach combines colorful diagrams and illustrations with step-by-step explanations, making geography easier to understand than ever before. Covering all the core subjects for 10-16 year olds, from oceans to volcanoes to climate change and population growth, this invaluable guide allows parents and kids to work together to understand even the trickiest topics. You will both soon be experts in map reading, plate tectonics, data handling, and much more. Help Your Kids with Geography is guaranteed to build confidence, reduce stress, and make even the most difficult aspects of this subject simple, clear, and accessible.

English for Everyone Junior 5 Words a Day

by: DK
release date: Jul 20, 2021
English 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. The perfect introduction to English vocabulary for children aged 6-9 as they take the first steps toward learning English as a foreign language. This beautifully illustrated vocabulary ebook for younger children introduces your child to the essentials of English vocabulary. Each day from Monday to Thursday, English for Everyone Junior: 5 Words a Day presents your child with five new words to learn and practice, using the English for Everyone visual methodology. Over the course of a year, your child will build up a vocabulary of 1,000 of the most commonly used English words. All the vocabulary is sorted into themes that reflect children''s everyday lives (such as toys, clothes, and food), and each set of words is accompanied by a beautiful illustration that helps your child commit those words to memory. The daily "test yourself" exercises utilize cleverly designed flaps which hide the words your child has just learned. English for Everyone Junior: 5 Words a Day provides the necessary foundation for children who are about to start studying English at school, as well as solid support for those who are already learning the language. English for Everyone Junior: 5 Words a Day covers all the vocabulary used in the Cambridge Young Learners Exams and more, and corresponds to bands pre-A1 through to A2 on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

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.

The Little Book of History

by: DK
release date: May 11, 2021
The Little Book of History
Exploring more than 60 of the most important events in world history, this ebook is the perfect introduction to the past, and ideal for summer reads. From the birth of Athenian democracy to the rise and fall of Rome and from the American Revolution to the landing beaches of World War II, The Little Book of History brings the past to life. Includes infographics and flowcharts that explain complex concepts in a simple but exciting way, this ebook examines the events that shaped our past. Charting the human era from the beginnings of civilization to the modern culture of today this ebook makes the perfect introduction to the human story. One of a series of new, compact sister titles to DK''s "Big Ideas" series, The Little Book of History offers you the same combination of clear text and hard-working infographics perfect for vacation reading.

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.

Knots!

by: DK
release date: Jan 05, 2021
Knots!
Get yourself in the perfect knot with this ultimate guide to knots for every occasion. Knots! The Complete Visual Guide is the essential guide to knowing and tying knots for every purpose. From figure-of-eights to reef knots and highwayman''s hitches to monkey''s fists, this ebook includes every knot you ever thought you needed to tie--and more! Covering more than 100 knots for climbing, sailing, horse riding, survival, and fishing as well as for gardening, DIY, medical, and decorative purposes, the clear layout and photographs of every step will move you up from knot-tying novice in no time. You''ll also learn all about the different types of knots and the fascinating stories behind how many of them came into being as well as their original functions. Knots! The Complete Visual Guide is the ideal book to have on hand for whenever a knot is needed, so grab a copy now and be prepared for every scenario.

Visual Encyclopedia

by: DK
release date: Oct 27, 2020
Visual Encyclopedia
Packed with facts and illustrations, this landmark book offers a reliable, visually stunning, and family-friendly alternative to online information sources. This fully illustrated encyclopedia is the antidote to the internet. It''s an expertly written and beautifully presented reference for a world overloaded with unreliable information. From quantum physics to the square of the hypotenuse, Ancient Rome to the depths of the oceans, this is your one-stop knowledge shop for the digital age-clear, simple, accurate, and unbiased. This book is a comprehensive guide to a huge range of human knowledge and includes over 4,000 images to bring information vividly to life. Its format is accessible to a wide range of readers, so it''s ideal for a variety of ages, for home study-or simply for browsing for fun. Parents and teachers can be confident that children won''t see any unwanted content. Visual Encyclopedia is the ultimate easy-to-read family guide to science, nature, space, history, art, technology, leisure, culture, and more. The information is organized thematically for simple navigation, and clear signposting makes it easy to follow connections between subjects. For family, for study, for the simple pleasure of discovery, here is a trustworthy source of knowledge and enjoyment.

I Feel Happy

by: DK
release date: Aug 11, 2020
I Feel Happy
Encourage little ones to explore their emotions and discover exactly what makes them happy in this board book for young children. I Feel Happy is the ideal ebook to help children understand how happiness works for them. It is often difficult for children, and adults, to articulate their emotions and to understand why they act the way they do. This bright and colorful ebook encourages adults and children to read together and gain a deeper understanding of the different ways that happiness can look from the outside, how happiness occurs in the brain, and what makes you happy. Fun illustrations and minimal text make this the perfect first ebook for young children to enjoy. I Feel Happy allows children to begin to understand their emotions and think consciously about what makes them happy.

DK Eyewitness Pacific Northwest: Oregon, Washington and British Columbia

release date: Jul 21, 2020
DK Eyewitness Pacific Northwest: Oregon, Washington and British Columbia
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 the Pacific Northwest - Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia - and brings you the best of this beautiful region in a brand-new, lightweight format. What''s inside? - full-color photography, hand-drawn illustrations, and maps throughout - easy-to-follow walks and itineraries, drives and tours - our pick of the Pacific Northwest''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 the Pacific Northwest, from Portland to Seattle, Vancouver to Whistler - expert advice: get ready, get around, and stay safe Now in paperback and printed on quality lightweight paper, our Pacific Northwest travel guide has been redesigned with you, the traveller, in mind, so you can take it wherever you go. Travelling around the USA or Canada? Try our DK Eyewitness Travel Guide USA and DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Canada DK Eyewitness is the bronze award-winning travel guidebook series as voted by the Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards 2019.
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