Puffin Classics - the world's favourite stories - relaunched with exciting new covers.The Jungle Bookis a classic story of friendship between man and beast.Saved from the jaws of the evil tiger Shere Khan, young Mowgli is adopted by a wolf pack and taught the law of the jungle by lovable old Baloo the b ...Show more
Category: Reference | Reading Level: 10-14
"Bill's own fascination with science began with a battered old schoolbook he had when he was about ten or eleven years old in America. It had an illustration that captivated him - a cutaway diagram showing Earth s interior as it would look if you cut into it with a large knife and carefully removed abou ...Show more
Discover Great Art and Create Your Own! A gorgeous children's activity series that explores a wide range of artists' work while encouraging children to develop their own skills and techniques, Get into Art! is perfect for active young artists of all abilities. The book features twelve artworks, superbl ...Show more
To the first Europeans who came to Australia, everything seemed topsy turvy. Christmas was in the summer and trees shed their bark but not their leaves. And the animals were bizarre. There was a bird that laughed like a donkey and a type of greyhound that bound along on its hind legs like a hare. There ...Show more
From the earliest cave paintings through to the internet and street art, this inspiring book chronicles the 100 most influential ideas that have shaped the world of art. Arranged in broadly chronological order, it provides a unique and compelling take on the history of art. The book shows how developmen ...Show more
This book tells the remarkable lives of the pioneers of science from Galileo and Newton, Faraday and Darwin, Pasteur and Marie Curie, to Einstein, Freud, Turing, and Crick and Watson. A series of seventy articles, written by an international team of distinguished scientists, historians of science and sc ...Show more
Myths in every culture of the world explain our origins, the world's creation, gods and monsters, demons, the afterlife and the underworld. This fresh and compelling account gathers together themes and stories from every culture, showing how myths share many common patterns, and how the human imaginatio ...Show more
A book of animal collective nouns, with clever, illustrative puns to reinforce each collective term. Also included are the names for animal families - father, mother and baby animals. This sturdy, cased-in board book introduces collective nouns to children in an interesting and memorable way.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, The CIA World Factbook 2011 offers complete and up-to-date information on the world's nations. This comprehensive guide has been updated for 2011 with detailed information on politics, populations, military expenditures, economics, and much more. For every country on the gl ...Show more
Learn all about dinosaurs - what they looked like, how they evolved, where they lived, and what food they ate. A well-illustrated and fascinating book with a page of stickers and a giant-sized poster included.
The function of an atlas is to represent segments of a sphere in two dimensions; Peters World Atlas does this in an uncommon way. Arno Peters' method is based on surface area and depicts all the countries and continents on Earth in the same proportion to each other that they actually have on the globe. ...Show more