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100 Weirdest Facts Ever, The

Clive Gifford

2013    112 Pages    (QED Publishing)

Astonish your friends with The 100 Weirdest Facts Ever. Did you know astronauts wear underpants filled with liquid coolant? Or that a South American bird barks instead of singing? Wow your friends with the 100 Weirdest Facts! Covering topics from science, biology, history, the arts, technology and general knowledge, this book is packed with funny, disgusting and interesting facts.

Astonish your friends with The 100 Weirdest Facts Ever. Did you know astronauts wear underpants filled with liquid coolant? Or that a South American bird barks instead of singing? Wow your friends with the 100 Weirdest Facts! Covering topics from science, biology, history, the arts, technology and general knowledge, this book is packed with funny, disgusting and interesting facts. [less]

All about Everything
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1001 Awesome Animal Facts

Marc Powell

2009    208 Pages    (W. Foulsham Company, Limited)

A fact-packed reference book for 8-12 year olds. Chapters cover prehistoric predator facts, feathered facts, creepy crawly facts, wet and wild facts, crazy creature facts, peculiar pet facts, and slimy, stinky and sick facts.

A fact-packed reference book for 8-12 year olds. Chapters cover prehistoric predator facts, feathered facts, creepy crawly facts, wet and wild facts, crazy creature facts, peculiar pet facts, and slimy, stinky and sick facts. [less]

Animals and Plants
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1001 Shocking Science facts: A Fiendish Formula for Fun

Anne Rooney

2008    208 Pages    (Arcturus Publishing)

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How things work
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1001 Unbelievable Facts

Helen Otway

2008    208 Pages    (Arcturus foulsham)

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Amazing Animal Facts

Jacqui Bailey

2003    64 Pages    (Dorling Kindersley)

Discusses inhabitants of our animal kingdom from crying crocodiles to slippery snakes. This title is divided into five sections on mammals, birds, insects, fish, and reptiles and amphibians, with questions and answers, facts, and step-by-step photographic sequences.

Discusses inhabitants of our animal kingdom from crying crocodiles to slippery snakes. This title is divided into five sections on mammals, birds, insects, fish, and reptiles and amphibians, with questions and answers, facts, and step-by-step photographic sequences. [less]

Animals and Plants
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Amazing Animals

David Burnie

2007    72 Pages    (Dorling Kindersley)

Take a walk on the wild side and find out everything you ever wanted to know about the natural world Do you know . . . why glow worms glow? why do skunks kick up a stink? how the Arctic fox changes colour with the seasons? where you would find a grasshopper's ears? All the questions you could ever think to ask about the animal kingdom are answered here. Stuffed with eye-popping pictures and far-out facts about the natural world, Awesome Animals Q&Atakes you on a weird and wonderful walk on [...]

Take a walk on the wild side and find out everything you ever wanted to know about the natural world Do you know . . . why glow worms glow? why do skunks kick up a stink? how the Arctic fox changes colour with the seasons? where you would find a grasshopper's ears? All the questions you could ever think to ask about the animal kingdom are answered here. Stuffed with eye-popping pictures and far-out facts about the natural world, Awesome Animals Q&Atakes you on a weird and wonderful walk on the wild side! [less]

Animals and Plants
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Ancient Roman Art (Art in History)

Susie Hodge

2006    32 Pages    (Pearson Education)

In the 'Art in History' series, high quality reproductions and clear text introduce and explain the history of art from key areas of the world and periods in history. New editions feature more primary sources to enable students to appreciate the historical context more fully.

In the 'Art in History' series, high quality reproductions and clear text introduce and explain the history of art from key areas of the world and periods in history. New editions feature more primary sources to enable students to appreciate the historical context more fully. [less]

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Animal Book, The

Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff

2013    304 Pages    (Dorling Kindersley)

The wonders of the natural world come to life in full colour in the ultimate book on animals and insectsThe Animal Book is the complete guide to the natural world for curious children and budding naturalists. From the tiny toadstool to the giant oak, the smallest spider to the largest elephant, the wonders of life are here to see in stunning photo galleries. With over 1,500 species of animals and plants to learn about, The Animal Book is perfect for school projects and homework. The 'Tree of [...]

The wonders of the natural world come to life in full colour in the ultimate book on animals and insectsThe Animal Book is the complete guide to the natural world for curious children and budding naturalists. From the tiny toadstool to the giant oak, the smallest spider to the largest elephant, the wonders of life are here to see in stunning photo galleries. With over 1,500 species of animals and plants to learn about, The Animal Book is perfect for school projects and homework. The 'Tree of Life' at the start of the book will show you how species are connected, as well as guiding you through everything from microscopic life to fish, birds, reptiles and mammals. Ever wondered how a polar bear looks when trying to catch fish? Amazing full page pictures show you animals in their natural habitats, going about their lives. Fact boxes and amazing galleries take you on a complete learning journey. The Animal Book really is the ultimate book on the natural world, from A(moeba) to Z(ebra) [less]

Animals and Plants
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Anyone Can Be a Cartoonist

Peter Coupe

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Cartoons
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Arctic and Antarctic (Eyewitness Guides)

Barbara Taylor

1995    64 Pages    (Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd)

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Art for Kids: Cartooning

Art Roche

2010    112 Pages    (Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.)

Any child who can make a stick figure can learn to create funny cartoons--and this enjoyably illustrated guide tells them exactly how. Written by professional cartoonist Art Roche, it gives kids lots of hands-on opportunities to turn their creative ideas into delightfully drawn reality. Roche encourages budding artists to develop a personal vision, rather than trace or copy someone else's sty≤ he also includes plenty of information that other children's how-to books overlook, including advice [...]

Any child who can make a stick figure can learn to create funny cartoons--and this enjoyably illustrated guide tells them exactly how. Written by professional cartoonist Art Roche, it gives kids lots of hands-on opportunities to turn their creative ideas into delightfully drawn reality. Roche encourages budding artists to develop a personal vision, rather than trace or copy someone else's sty≤ he also includes plenty of information that other children's how-to books overlook, including advice on writing jokes, composing panels, and getting published.   [less]

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Awesome Astronomy

Raman Prinja

2011    32 Pages    (Quarto Publishing Group UK)

How many stars are there? How can you talk to aliens? What happens when a star explodes? Discover how you can study the night sky and learn about its billions of stars and galaxies.  Bursting with amazing images, fascinating facts and cool cartoons, Awesome Astronomy is a great book for all budding astronomers wanting to understand the Universe.   Science Crackers: This exciting new series will satisfy the most enquiring young scientific minds! With a back-to-basics approach to the core [...]

How many stars are there? How can you talk to aliens? What happens when a star explodes? Discover how you can study the night sky and learn about its billions of stars and galaxies.  Bursting with amazing images, fascinating facts and cool cartoons, Awesome Astronomy is a great book for all budding astronomers wanting to understand the Universe.   Science Crackers: This exciting new series will satisfy the most enquiring young scientific minds! With a back-to-basics approach to the core topics, these books investigate science in a clear and concise way. Simple practical activities will help children understand how science is relevant to their everyday world. Titles in the Science Crackers series include: Fizzing Physics: HB 9781848355583 PB 9781848355620 Crackling Chemistry: HB 9781848355590 PB 9781848355637 Bubbling Biology: HB 9781848355606 PB 9781848355644 Awesome Astronomy: HB 9781848355613 PB 9781848355651 [less]

How things work
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Awesome Egyptians (Horrible Histories), The

Terry Deary, Peter Hepplewhite

2007    144 Pages    (Scholastic)

Terry Deary/Martin Brown Awesome Egyptians The (Horrible Histories)

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In the past
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Awesome Optical Illusions

Awesome

2013    48 Pages    (Carlton Kids)

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Awful Egyptians (Horrible Histories)

Terry Deary

2008    144 Pages    (Scholastic)

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Barmy British Empire (Horrible Histories)

Terry Deary

2008    144 Pages    (Scholastic)

The next title in the hugely successful series to get a marvellous make-over. With a bold new cover look and a heap of extra horrible bits at the back of the book, these best-selling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

The next title in the hugely successful series to get a marvellous make-over. With a bold new cover look and a heap of extra horrible bits at the back of the book, these best-selling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans. [less]

In the past
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Beginner's Guide to Electricity and Magnetism, A

Gill Arbuthnott

2016    64 Pages    (A&C Black Childrens & Educational)

Almost the entire world depends on a reliable electricity source - but how often do we stop and think about what actually happens when you switch on the light, flick on the T.V or turn on your computer? In this amazing introduction to electricity and magnetism Gill Arbuthnott explains all about the history of electricity, how it gets from its original source to your plug socket and what might happen in the future. Packed full of brilliant full colour illustration, amazing photos and fascinating [...]

Almost the entire world depends on a reliable electricity source - but how often do we stop and think about what actually happens when you switch on the light, flick on the T.V or turn on your computer? In this amazing introduction to electricity and magnetism Gill Arbuthnott explains all about the history of electricity, how it gets from its original source to your plug socket and what might happen in the future. Packed full of brilliant full colour illustration, amazing photos and fascinating facts, A Beginner's Guide to Electricity and Magnetism is the perfect first introduction to the mysterious world of electricity and magnetism. [less]

How Things Work
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Big Book of Science Things to Make and Do

Leonie Pratt, Rebecca Gilpin

2007    102 Pages    (Usborne Publishing Ltd)

Introduces children to the world of science in a practical and interactive way. This book contains 57 activities including bubbling wizard's brew, magic flowers, panpipe straws, a spinning paper helicopter and a light catcher. Each activity uses simple and safe materials and is described by step-by-step instructions and illustrations.

Introduces children to the world of science in a practical and interactive way. This book contains 57 activities including bubbling wizard's brew, magic flowers, panpipe straws, a spinning paper helicopter and a light catcher. Each activity uses simple and safe materials and is described by step-by-step instructions and illustrations. [less]

How Things Work
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Big Cats

Sarah Walker, Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff

2005    48 Pages    (Dorling Kindersley)

Did you know that Tigers love to have fun in water? Or that Puma's are excellent tree-climbers? Find out these "big cat" facts and more when you enter a world of discovery with DK Eyewonder. Prowl into the wild and experience a cat's life on the plains, in a forest, or even in the icy mountains of central Asia - it's a cat-tastic adventure . . .

Did you know that Tigers love to have fun in water? Or that Puma's are excellent tree-climbers? Find out these "big cat" facts and more when you enter a world of discovery with DK Eyewonder. Prowl into the wild and experience a cat's life on the plains, in a forest, or even in the icy mountains of central Asia - it's a cat-tastic adventure . . . [less]

Animals and Plants
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Bigfoot and Other Mysteries

John Townsend

2008    32 Pages    (Octopus Publishing Group)

From the skies above, to the depths of the oceans, there have always been tales of strange, elusive creatures. But could these secret beasts really exist in our world?

From the skies above, to the depths of the oceans, there have always been tales of strange, elusive creatures. But could these secret beasts really exist in our world? [less]

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Birds

Tracey Crawford

2007    24 Pages    (Pearson Education)

In 'Birds', children learn what all birds have in common, how some birds are different, and why every bird is special.

In 'Birds', children learn what all birds have in common, how some birds are different, and why every bird is special. [less]

Animals and Plants
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Birds of Prey (Usborne New Spotters' Guides)

Peter Holden

2000    64 Pages    (Usborne Publishing Ltd)

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Blood, Bones And Body Bits (Horrible Science)

Nick Arnold

2008    176 Pages    (Scholastic)

Blood, Bones and Body Bits Horrible Science is getting a make-over! With a fantastic new cover look and a extra horrible bits at the back of the book, these best-selling titles are sure to be a huge hit with a new generation of Horrible Science readers. Full description

Blood, Bones and Body Bits Horrible Science is getting a make-over! With a fantastic new cover look and a extra horrible bits at the back of the book, these best-selling titles are sure to be a huge hit with a new generation of Horrible Science readers. Full description [less]

All about Me
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Body Owner's Handbook (Horrible Science)

Nick Arnold

2009    176 Pages    (Scholastic)

How does your auto-repair function work? Where's your top-of-the-range sensory equipment? What's your rear gas and waste disposal? This work provides the answers.

How does your auto-repair function work? Where's your top-of-the-range sensory equipment? What's your rear gas and waste disposal? This work provides the answers. [less]

All About Me
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Bulging Brains (Horrible Science)

Nick Arnold

2008    176 Pages    (Scholastic)

Bulging Brains A reissue with 16 pages of extra material, including an index. Full description

Bulging Brains A reissue with 16 pages of extra material, including an index. Full description [less]

All about Me
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Bulldozer

Annabel Savery

2013    24 Pages    (Hachette Children's Group)

Working Wheels takes a look at the exciting world of working machines and the jobs that they do. Bulldozers are big sturdy, earth-moving machines. Bulldozers clear land at construction sites, in mines and in quarries.

Working Wheels takes a look at the exciting world of working machines and the jobs that they do. Bulldozers are big sturdy, earth-moving machines. Bulldozers clear land at construction sites, in mines and in quarries. [less]

How things work
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Bumbelievable!

Macmillan ABC Staff

2013    288 Pages    (Pan Macmillan)

A fabulous bumper book of facts containing everything you ever wanted to know about sport, medicine, space, ghosts, inventions, and much, much more! Did you know that...nbsp;By the time a person turns fifty, their nails will have grown a total of two meters. When it first appeared, Coca Cola, without the fizz, was sold as a medicine. There are 400 billion stars in the Milky Way. In October 1997, a Yorkshire Terrier was rescued after being accidentally sucked up by a Swansea street-cleaning [...]

A fabulous bumper book of facts containing everything you ever wanted to know about sport, medicine, space, ghosts, inventions, and much, much more! Did you know that...nbsp;By the time a person turns fifty, their nails will have grown a total of two meters. When it first appeared, Coca Cola, without the fizz, was sold as a medicine. There are 400 billion stars in the Milky Way. In October 1997, a Yorkshire Terrier was rescued after being accidentally sucked up by a Swansea street-cleaning vacuum cleaner! There are said to be more ghosts per square mile in Britain than in any other country. A kangaroo can hop at up to 40 miles an hour. A sneeze can go up to 3.5 meters! [less]

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Caring for Dogs and Puppies

Ben Hubbard, Battersea Dogs' Home (Contribution by)

2015    64 Pages    (Hachette Children's Group)

Are you thinking about taking on the huge responsibility of owning a dog? This book is a comprehensive guide for children aged 8+ to caring for a new puppy or a dog - including animals taken from a rescue centre such as Battersea Cats & Dogs Home. It covers all aspects such as choosing the right pet for you, making it feel at home, daily care, what to feed him/her and how best to communicate and train your dog. The book is endorsed by Battersea Dogs and Cats Home - the most famous animal [...]

Are you thinking about taking on the huge responsibility of owning a dog? This book is a comprehensive guide for children aged 8+ to caring for a new puppy or a dog - including animals taken from a rescue centre such as Battersea Cats & Dogs Home. It covers all aspects such as choosing the right pet for you, making it feel at home, daily care, what to feed him/her and how best to communicate and train your dog. The book is endorsed by Battersea Dogs and Cats Home - the most famous animal refuge charity in the country - and illustrated with images from Battersea's photo library and by the quirky cartoons of Jason Chapman, who has been the illustrator for the Home for a number of years. [less]

Animals and Plants
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Cats

Louise Spilsbury, Richard Spilsbury

2007    48 Pages    (Pearson Education)

One of a series of titles offering young readers guidance and instruction on keeping and caring for a range of the most common types of pet.

One of a series of titles offering young readers guidance and instruction on keeping and caring for a range of the most common types of pet. [less]

Animals and Plants
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Causes of World War I, The

Tony Allan

2003    48 Pages    (Pearson Education)

This series examines key events of the 20th century. Each title outlines the lead-up and aftermath, explores the issues at stake, and introduces leaders and key figures. Each book contains fact boxes, and source material.

This series examines key events of the 20th century. Each title outlines the lead-up and aftermath, explores the issues at stake, and introduces leaders and key figures. Each book contains fact boxes, and source material. [less]

In the past
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Champions League Fact File

Clive Gifford

2015    96 Pages    (Carlton Books, Limited)

In-depth facts and statistics for every young soccer fan, including the 2014/15 UEFA Champions League Become an expert on the UEFA Champions League! Read all about the tournament's top teams and record-breaking players, get the lowdown on the European Cup, and discover the legendary matches that have made the UEFA Champions League the world's greatest annual football tournament. The book begins with a fast-paced intro to the glorious early years of the European Cup, from 1955 to 1992. The next [...]

In-depth facts and statistics for every young soccer fan, including the 2014/15 UEFA Champions League Become an expert on the UEFA Champions League! Read all about the tournament's top teams and record-breaking players, get the lowdown on the European Cup, and discover the legendary matches that have made the UEFA Champions League the world's greatest annual football tournament. The book begins with a fast-paced intro to the glorious early years of the European Cup, from 1955 to 1992. The next section takes us through the modern UEFA Champions League, from qualifying to the final, packed with great stories and action pics. Lastly the book presents amazing facts and records, and punchy biographies of the tournament's legendary players. [less]

Sport for children
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Chemical Chaos (Horrible Science)

Nick Arnold

2008    176 Pages    (Scholastic)

Featuring horrible science bits, this book is suitable for 'Horrible Science' readers.

Featuring horrible science bits, this book is suitable for 'Horrible Science' readers. [less]

How Things Work
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Children's Book of Sport

Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff

2011    160 Pages    (Dorling Kindersley)

Know the score with this ultimate guide to the world of sport.Children's Book of Sport is your ultimate guide to the diverse world of sport. From the best known to the most obscure, this guide showcases team sports, target sports, as well as track and field. Dynamic photographs bring sports to life, while fact boxes highlight key information from rules and regulations, to tactics and techniques. There are even star profiles and facts and stats on sports you never knew existed. A special section [...]

Know the score with this ultimate guide to the world of sport.Children's Book of Sport is your ultimate guide to the diverse world of sport. From the best known to the most obscure, this guide showcases team sports, target sports, as well as track and field. Dynamic photographs bring sports to life, while fact boxes highlight key information from rules and regulations, to tactics and techniques. There are even star profiles and facts and stats on sports you never knew existed. A special section on the Olympic and Paralympic Games, from the early Greek games right up to the present day, makes Children's Book of Sportyour must-have guide in the run up to the 2012 London Olympics. [less]

Sport for children
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Child's Introduction To Ballet: The Stories, Music, and Magic of Classical Dance (Book & CD), A

Laura Lee, Meredith Hamilton

2011    96 Pages    (Black Dog & Leventhal)

Laura Lee combines the mesmerising stories of the world's great ballets with fun facts, dancing tips, ballet history and photograps. Form 'Swan Lake' and 'The nutcracker' to 'Peter and the Wolf' and 'Sleeping Beauty', here are the stories.

Laura Lee combines the mesmerising stories of the world's great ballets with fun facts, dancing tips, ballet history and photograps. Form 'Swan Lake' and 'The nutcracker' to 'Peter and the Wolf' and 'Sleeping Beauty', here are the stories. [less]

Sport for Children
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Chocolates and Sweets to Make

Rebecca Gilpin

2011    32 Pages    (Usborne Publishing, Limited)

This work is packed full of ideas for delicious chocolates and sweets that can be given as Christmas gifts, or simply eaten and enjoyed. The easy step-by-step recipes are designed to encourage children to cook safely.

This work is packed full of ideas for delicious chocolates and sweets that can be given as Christmas gifts, or simply eaten and enjoyed. The easy step-by-step recipes are designed to encourage children to cook safely. [less]

Things to do
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Christmas Story, The

Ian Beck

2005    32 Pages    (Random House Children's Books)

High above the stables, the night sky was filled with angels who gave thanks to God and welcomed the new baby with their beautiful music. A perfect first book of the Nativity, simply told and beautifully illustrated by Ian Beck.

High above the stables, the night sky was filled with angels who gave thanks to God and welcomed the new baby with their beautiful music. A perfect first book of the Nativity, simply told and beautifully illustrated by Ian Beck. [less]

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