New Release Books by John Woodward

John Woodward is the author of Climate Change (2021), Life Through Time (2020), Dinosaur! (2019), The Dinosaur Book (2018), Professor Oscar McShaggytail and the Mystical Waters of Utopia (2021) and other 336 books.

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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.

Life Through Time

release date: Sep 01, 2020
Life Through Time
Travel back in time and watch the incredible story of life on Earth unfold. Life Through Time explores the origins of species that still exist today in early fish, amphibians, birds, reptiles, and mammals. It takes readers through the years of dinosaurs and megafauna up to the appearance of our first human ancestors around six million years ago, to the evolution of hunter-gathering Homo sapiens in the Ice Age and the first civilizations. Perfect for children and parents to read together and discover the incredible story of life on our planet. Open the book and let the 700-million-year journey begin!

Dinosaur!

release date: Aug 06, 2019
Dinosaur!
Imagine walking in the formidable footsteps of dinosaurs. The closest you''ll come is between the pages of this landmark visual encyclopedia that brings prehistoric creatures to life in jaw-dropping detail. This wonderfully realistic and completely comprehensive guide covers the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous Periods. Travel back millions of years to meet legendary dinosaurs in spectacular 3D, including terrifying Tyrannosaurus Rex, spiky Stegosaurus, and vicious Velociraptor. Full of facts and the latest updated information, Knowledge Encyclopedia Dinosaur! explores how the dinosaurs evolved, lived, and died. A reference section at the end explains our incredible knowledge of dinosaur evolution, behavior, and habitats thanks to fossils, research, and computer modeling techniques. Whether dipping in and out or reading from start to finish, dinosaur enthusiasts need look no further...

The Dinosaur Book

release date: Sep 18, 2018
The Dinosaur Book
An essential encyclopedia for young paleontologists containing over 1000 visual illustrations to learn more about dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures. Engage in amazing interesting facts about dinosaurs - the most awe-inspiring creatures to have ever lived. The Dinosaur Book brings you face-to-face with incredible creatures in fully colored images and realistic digital reconstructions. The largest footprints in history aren''t just a footnote. Believed to have lived between 230 - 65 million years ago, this ebook contains everything prehistoric from dinosaurs and flying pterosaurs, to marine reptiles and early mammals, even prehistoric plants, some of which still live today. Find out about great herbivores and ferocious predators such as the Tyrannosaurus, Hadrosaur, Quetzalcoatlus and Stegosaurus. Learn about fun facts and recent discoveries like the amazing uncovering of a 110 million-year-old dinosaur named Nodosaur. Go on the journey of history''s longest-lived periods of life on the planet. Find out how amazing fossilized remains inform us about how they lived and how new feathered dinosaurs were discovered. The Dinosaur Book is filled with fun educational facts that will answer your young dino-lovers curiosity and take a detailed approach in explaining the "what, why and how''s." A Face-To-Face Experience With Amazing Dinosaurs! Includes incredible images and hundreds of fascinating dinosaur facts. Discover the past as you read about an amazing array of prehistoric life forms, dinosaur fossils, what creatures lived before dinosaurs, the age of fish, early life on land and even explore which trees survived the big bang and are still with us today. Easy to read with detailed illustrations that makes the book even easier to understand, this dinosaur encyclopedia is a gem for young minds curious about prehistoric life on earth. The Dinosaur Book takes you on a journey through: -Before the Dinosaurs -The Age of Dinosaurs -The Marine World -The Rise of Animals -And more... This spectacular visual guide puts your young reader up close with amazing dinosaurs and other sensational prehistoric creatures. Learn about new dinosaur names, where they lived, what they ate, how they defended themselves, and much more.

Professor Oscar McShaggytail and the Mystical Waters of Utopia

release date: Feb 26, 2021
Professor Oscar McShaggytail and the Mystical Waters of Utopia
Follow Oscar McShaggytail, Barnabas Grump and their young team as they begin their exciting adventure to find the Mystical Waters of Utopia. They need the waters to fuel KITTI, their recently invented time machine. Oscar is an idealist and wants to use the time machine to visit great minds from both past and present. He hopes to seek their knowledge and advice, and potentially overcome many of today''s big social and environmental issues. Basically, he wants to save the planet. His brilliant young team includes the talented and beautiful Lucy de Pussy, the nervous Jack Snapper and the minder of the team, Billy (Bud) McClaw. Add to that, Felix Fawkes, their enigmatic and sophisticated guide, and later Midge Munroe, you have a collection of interesting characters with diverse personalities. The story follows Oscar and his team to the ancient castle of Elantfia where the Waters are supposedly hidden. Unknown to Oscar, he is pursued by a gang of villains who want the Waters of Utopia for a much more sinister purpose. The villains are led by the evil Red Rod Rodentsky and the sinister Doctor Slimella DeHissifit. All the action takes place in Elantfia Castle, and apart from the villains causing havoc, there is also a couple of spooky ghostly characters thrown in for good measure. Can Oscar and the gang escape with the Mystical Waters or will Red Rod and his cronies spoil the day and steal the waters from their very grasp? The story is light and upbeat with a fair wallop of humour and adventure. There is also added emotion and sentiment which helps make it a much more rounded, poignant tale. The author hopes you enjoy it.

A Treatise On Heraldry British And Foreign

release date: Nov 02, 2020
A Treatise On Heraldry British And Foreign
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Select Cases, and Consultations, in Physick (Classic Reprint)

release date: Feb 27, 2018
Select Cases, and Consultations, in Physick (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from Select Cases, and Consultations, in Physick The Lovers of Mufic will excufe my enlargm g a little on the Power of Harmony over the animal Body, by mentioning a Fail: that comes from an undoubted Au thority. Henry Step/gem, the famous Prin ter, in his Apologie pour Herodofe, relates, that when he was at London, and went to fee the Lzom at the Tower, there was one, the greatef''c Lion, fo charmed by Mufic, that, whilfl he was devouring fome Food, a Violin by chance firiking up at the in Frant, on the Outfide of the Place, the Beaf''t let fall his Food, and danced about the Den. As foon as the Mufic''ceafed, the Ammal''refumed his Feroc1ty, and fell with Fury on his Prey; immediately the: Violin renewed its Charm, the Senfe of Hunger was fufpended, and all the animal Powers were entranced by the Sound. That having mentioned this Faé''t to others, who could not credit it, they went on Pur pofe, with a Mufician that played on fome other Infirument, and the Animal was in like Manner captivated by it. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Ocean: A Visual Encyclopedia

release date: Aug 04, 2015
Ocean: A Visual Encyclopedia
From the shimmering surface to the darkest depths, this breathtaking visual encyclopedia presents our blue planet as never before. Stunning photography, accessible information, and fascinating facts are spilling over in this essential guide to the oceans. Take a dip in all the world''s waters to experience their incredible diversity. Make a splash in the icy Arctic waters before warming up in the tropical Indian Ocean. Experience the super size of mighty whales compared to swarms of tiny krill. Cast your eyes to the skies to see circling sea birds before diving down to meet mysterious creatures of the deep. Awash with comprehensive information and fascinating detail, Ocean: A Children''s Encyclopedia is the perfect choice for school projects, marine enthusiasts, and water babies everywhere.

Pile Design and Construction Practice

release date: Oct 08, 2014
Pile Design and Construction Practice
Written to Eurocode 7 and the UK National AnnexUpdated to reflect the current usage of Eurocode 7, along with relevant parts of the British Standards, Pile Design and Construction Practice, Sixth Edition maintains the empirical correlations of the original-combining practical know how with scientific knowledge-and emphasizing relevant principles an

Pile Design and Construction Practice, Sixth Edition

release date: Oct 08, 2014
Pile Design and Construction Practice, Sixth Edition
Written to Eurocode 7 and the UK National Annex Updated to reflect the current usage of Eurocode 7, along with relevant parts of the British Standards, Pile Design and Construction Practice, Sixth Edition maintains the empirical correlations of the original—combining practical know how with scientific knowledge —and emphasizing relevant principles and applications of soil mechanics and design. Contractors, geotechnical engineers and engineering geologists responsible for designing and constructing piled foundations can find the most current types of pile, piling equipment, and relevant methods in this latest work. The book summarizes recent changes, including new codified design procedures addressing design parameters and partial safety factors. It also presents several examples, many based on actual problems. Broad and Comprehensive In Its Coverage Contains material applicable to modern computational practice Provides new sections on the construction of micropiles and CFA piles, pile-soil interaction, verification of pile materials, piling for integral bridge abutments, use of polymer stabilising fluids, and more Includes calculations of the resistance of piles to compressive loads, pile groups under compressive loading, piled foundations for resisting uplift and lateral loading, and the structural design of piles and pile groups Covers marine structures, durability of piled foundations, ground investigations, and pile testing Addresses miscellaneous problems such as machinery foundations, underpinning, mining subsidence areas, geothermal piles, and unexploded ordnance Pile Design and Construction Practice, Sixth Edition serves as a comprehensive guide for practicing geotechnical engineers and engineering geologists. This text also works as a resource for piling contractors and graduate students studying geotechnical engineering.

Fossils of All Kinds

release date: Mar 20, 2014
Fossils of All Kinds
An illustrated examination of the methods used to collect and classify fossils by an eminent naturalist, first published in 1728.

Everything You Need to Know about Dinosaurs

release date: Feb 03, 2014
Everything You Need to Know about Dinosaurs
The next edition in the Everything You Need to Know About series takes readers to the prehistoric era when creatures like Smilodons, Pterodactyls and the Megatooth Shark ruled the land, air, and sea. Everything You Need to Know about Dinosaurs includes images, games, size comparisons, timelines, a glossary, an index, and more that will satisfy the curious minds of dinosaur-crazed kids, and be a trusted source for parents wanting to introduce their young readers to the world of dinosaurs. From the earliest fossils to the death of the dinosaurs and everything in between. Everything You Need to Know about Dinosaurs will intrigue readers and provide an experience that will redefine natural history for kids. Supports the Common Core State Standards.

Wow! Surprising Facts About Animals

release date: Sep 24, 2013
Wow! Surprising Facts About Animals
Shares strange and unusual facts about different animals, including lobsters, ants, elephants, and flamingos.

Green Design, Materials and Manufacturing Processes

release date: Jun 06, 2013
Green Design, Materials and Manufacturing Processes
The rise of manufacturing intelligence is fuelling innovation in processes and products concerning a low environmental impact over the product‘s lifecycle. Sustainable intelligent manufacturing is regarded as a manufacturing paradigm for the 21st century, in the move towards the next generation of manufacturing and processing technologies. The manu

Everything You Need to Know About Snakes

release date: Feb 01, 2013
Everything You Need to Know About Snakes
From speedy slithering creatures and living dragons to snakes that fly and shed skin, Everything You Need to Know About Snakes explores the fascinating world of reptiles. Readers will discover how far a cobra can spit, a gallery of fangs, how to survive a snake attack, the life cycle of a snake, and the Titanoboa-a 50-foot-long prehistoric snake- while also learning about lizards, crocodiles, tortoises, and turtles. Includes incredible images, fun games and quizzes, plus shocking facts on anatomy, diet, and behavior, kids will want to dip into this e-guide time and again.

Horses

release date: Sep 17, 2012
Horses
For every young horse fan and any child who''s ever dreamed of having his or her own pony, comes this lavishly illustrated guide to the amazing world of horses. Readers will learn more about the history of horses, from how they evolved and were domesticated, to the world of working horses in the nineteenth century, to the Spanish Riding School''s stunning snowy white stallions. Feature spreads provide even more compelling details covering topics as diverse as famous horses in literature, heroic horses in battle, and stunt horses in Western movies. There are even breed profiles so readers can identify their favorite types of horses, as well as a valuable introduction to the practicalities of horse care and riding lessons-making this an all-in-one, go-to companion for every horse lover.

Knowledge Encyclopedia Ocean!

release date: Aug 04, 2020
Knowledge Encyclopedia 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 behaviour 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 the longest mountain range on Earth, 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.

Knowledge Encyclopedia Dinosaur!

release date: Oct 03, 2019
Knowledge Encyclopedia Dinosaur!
Journey back in time when fearsome dinosaurs roamed the land, menacing pterosaurs patrolled the skies, and the seas were filled with awesome reptiles. Perfect for home learning, this fully revised edition of Knowledge Encyclopedia: Dinosaur! is loaded with more than 60 prehistoric creatures, from the age of dinosaurs to the Ice Age. See every type of prehistoric animal in unprecedented detail and with stunning realism. Find out how these fascinating creatures lived, why they died out, and what their fossil traces tell us. Did you know that Velociraptor had three large "killer claws" on each foot to hunt down prey? Or that the long-necked Diplodocus was as long as three school buses? Can you imagine what a strange life it would be for Saltasaurus with no toes on their front feet? Would you believe that Carcharodon megalodon was an ocean monster with a fearsome bite at least six times stronger than today''s great white shark? Packed with jaw-dropping 3D images including the Pterodactylus, ferocious Tyrannosaurus, the gigantic snake Titanoboa and mighty woolly mammoth, this fact-filled book is made for kids.

Part of the Late Dr. Woodward's Will. Dated Oct. 1St, 1727

release date: Aug 06, 2019
Part of the Late Dr. Woodward's Will. Dated Oct. 1St, 1727
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Look Closer: Ocean

release date: May 21, 2012
Look Closer: Ocean
Open your eyes and head on an oceanic adventure. Look Inside Ocean gives your child an amazing window on the great oceans and seas of the world. From the dazzling coral reef inhabitants of the Indo-Pacific to the enchanting Pacific kelp forests. An amazing panaoramic CGI artwork of the ocean sets the scene in eye-popping detail. Each page is packed full of photographs and fun facts that bring the ocean life as they zoom in and out of the scene. Watch as your child gets up close with the underwater world in Look Closer Ocean.

The Life and Tragedy of the Royal Lady Mary Late Queen of Scots. Das Älteste Englische Epos Über Ma

release date: Mar 06, 2019
The Life and Tragedy of the Royal Lady Mary Late Queen of Scots. Das Älteste Englische Epos Über Ma
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The Dinosaurs Book

release date: Sep 06, 2018
The Dinosaurs Book
An essential encyclopedia for young paleontologists containing over 1000 visual illustrations to learn more about dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures. Engage in amazing interesting facts about dinosaurs - the most awe-inspiring creatures to have ever lived. The Dinosaurs Book brings you face-to-face with incredible creatures in fully coloured images and realistic digital reconstructions. ------- Read More ------ The largest footprints in history aren''t just a footnote. Believed to have lived between 230 - 65 million years ago, this ebook contains everything prehistoric from dinosaurs and flying pterosaurs, to marine reptiles and early mammals, even prehistoric plants, some of which still live today. Find out about great herbivores and ferocious predators such as the Tyrannosaurus, Quetzalcoatlus and Stegosaurus. Learn about fun facts and recent discoveries like the amazing uncovering of a 110 million-year-old dinosaur named Nodosaur. Go on the journey of history''s longest-lived periods of life on the planet. Find out how amazing fossilised remains inform us about how they lived and how new feathered dinosaurs were discovered. The Dinosaurs Book is filled with fun educational facts that will answer your young dino-lovers curiosity and take a detailed approach in explaining the "what, why and how''s." A Face-To-Face Experience With Amazing Dinosaurs! Includes incredible images and hundreds of fascinating dinosaur facts. Discover the past as you read about an amazing array of prehistoric life forms, dinosaur fossils, what creatures lived before dinosaurs, the age of fish, early life on land, and even explore which trees survived the Big Bang and are still with us today. Easy to read with detailed illustrations that makes the ebook even easier to understand, this dinosaur encyclopedia is a gem for young minds curious about prehistoric life on earth. The Dinosaurs Book takes you on a journey through: -Before the Dinosaurs -The Age of Dinosaurs -The Marine World -The Rise of Animals -And more! This spectacular visual guide puts your young reader up close with amazing dinosaurs and other sensational prehistoric creatures. Learn about new dinosaur names, where they lived, what they ate, how they defended themselves, and much more.

Paintings and Drawings by Sir David Wilkie, R.A., 1785-1841

release date: Oct 13, 2018
Paintings and Drawings by Sir David Wilkie, R.A., 1785-1841
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Wow! Animals

release date: Oct 04, 2018
Wow! Animals
Wow! is a fantastic series that is full of only the best and most amazing facts. Wow! Animals is full of extraordinary information about a wide range of creatures. Discover that goats have rectangular pupils, that gorillas can catch human colds, and that rhinoceros beetles can carry up to 850 times their own body weight. This is a lively, fun book about animals that is certain to make you say Wow! again and again.

Shark Wars

release date: Jan 01, 2015
Shark Wars
Would a giant squid stand a chance against a whopping whale? Which is the deadliest shark in the world? Take a dive into the depths of the sea and uncovers the terrifying wars taking place beneath the surface of the water, with amazing CGI artwork accompanied by battle statistics, fearsome facts, and much more.
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