From the world's weirdest birds to the journey of giraffes, this book is the perfect compendium for all nature lovers. Compiling together the best content from the last 12 months of World of Animals magazine, this annual is packed with amazing facts and stunning images, covering the animal kingdom's most incredible creatures. Featuring:
Wildlife wonders - From the biggest animals to the most bizarre birds, see how diverse the animal kingdom really is
Thriving habitats - Take a tour of Africa, the Amazon and the Galápagos islands to see the amazing creatures that call them home
Magnificent mammals - Learn more about giant pandas, chimpanzees, African elephants, giraffes and much more
Stunning images - Catch a glimpse of these awe-inspiring animals in the world’s most remarkable locations
The legend of the Vikings is one that is shrouded in mystery. In this book, we
uncover the truth about the Vikings, from their origins in Scandinavia to their expeditions across the seas. Known to be ruthless raiders and fearless fighters, discover how the Vikings expanded their empire and conquered new lands. Featuring:
Origins of the Vikings - Find out how the Vikings came to be, and where they set up home
Raiding & Trading - See how the Vikings made a name for themselves as fearless warrirors
End of the Viking age - Read about the Viking legacy, and what caused the Vikings to die out
Exhibits - A collection of rare artefacts, detailing the history of the Vikings
This bookazine tells the full story of the Titanic from the planning stages to the disaster itself, and is the perfect companion for anyone interested in the ship and its history. Here you will find the truth behind a tale that has become legendary, from the blueprints and dimensions from which the ship was born, to the treacherous conditions that would prove its end. You'll gain insights into the lives of those on board, the aftermath and quest for justice, and the more recent expeditions to inspect and preserve the wreckage of the ship itself. Featuring:
Building the Titanic - The blueprints, dimensions and construction of the greatest ship of its time
The Voyage - Learn what life was like on the ship before its fateful end
The Collision - How the ship came to collide with the iceberg that would create its demise
Exhibits - Take a look at rare memorabilia from the time and the ship itself, including tickets and letters
From ancient civilisations to medieval times, volume one of History Year by Year gives you an in-depth insight into the events that shaped the world. From the origins of humanity throughout to the colonisation of the planet and the rise of the Roman Empire, this is a fascinating read for all history enthusiasts. Featuring:
The origins of humanity - Discover how humans evolved and learnt the skills needed to colonise the world
Ancient civilisations - As communities flourished, find out how the likes of Ancient Egypt started taking shape
The Classical Age - From Greece and Rome to Persia and China, track the developments in science, art and politics
Trade & Invention - See how trade and travel unified the Old World,while the New World emerged
A fascinating account of the underwater animal kingdom. From the ferocious great white to the stealthy killer whale, dive into more than 160 pages of fascinating content, paired with stunning imagery and amazing illustrations. Featuring:
Attack of the great white shark - Uncover the epic hunting tactics of one of the ocean's most-feared hunters and discover the truth behind a beast we've come to fear
Songs of the humpback - The secrets of this ocean giant's songs are revealed in an unmissable, heartwarming tale of family, love and migration
Mysteries of the deep - Meet the animals you never even knew existed, lurking at the pit of the ocean, armed with unbelievable defence mechanisms and survival skills
Bottlenose dolphins - Discover how these underwater favourites use their brilliant brain power to hunt, thrive and survive in the wild
With dozens of amazing science experiments that can be easily tried at home, the How It Works Book of Science Experiments is the perfect companion for every young scientist in the making. The book is packed with explosive activities and incredible projects – from making mega bubbles to building a matchbox microphone – and features a foreword by the brilliant Robert Winston. Featuring:
The Material World - An investigation into the world of chemistry, and the exciting study of matter
Electricity and Magnetism - Discover the electrifying science behind lightning, magnetism and more
The Natural World - Investigate the incredible world around us with a range of awesome experiments focused on nature
Home Experiments - Put your scientific know-how to the test with these fantastic experiments from the How It Works team.
The story of Prince William and Catherine Middleton is one that has captured the imagination of the world. In New Royal Family, we examine not just the immediate family that are paving the way for George’s eventual reign, but also the history of royal births and how tradition still plays a large part in the lives of the royal family. We chart the relationship between Catherine and William, from meeting at university to their marriage, watched by millions. We also take a look at the first year of Prince George’s life, from his christening steeped in tradition, to his first public engagements, and the new addition to the family, expected in April 2015. This is the story of a monarchy for the 21st Century, at the same time both incredibly historic, and excitingly modern. Featuring:
A Low Key Courtship - Discover the story of Catherine and William's first years as a couple.
Careers - How did the future Duke and Duchess of Cambridge spend their years before marriage?
The Wedding - Take a look behind the scenes of the most high-profile wedding of the 21st Century.
The Future of the Family - From George's first year, to another pregnancy, find out what the future holds for the Cambridge family.