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Ancient Egypt ( DK Eyewitness Books )

Ancient Egypt ( DK Eyewitness Books )
$9.99

Thousands of years before you were born, an amazing civilization was busy making its mark on the world forever.

Travel back in time to ancient Egypt and see for yourself with this revealing and remarkable guide from DK's best-selling Eyewitness series.



You'll explore this unique country in unprecedented detail, from the grandeur of the Great Pyramid of Giza to the treasures of Tutankhamun's tomb. You'll navigate the Nile River to see how trade and transport flourished on this busy waterway. You'll meet gods and goddesses, as well as everyday Egyptians and mummies preparing for the afterlife. You'll experience a day in the life, discovering the clothing, housing, entertainment, work, and transport of these extraordinary people. Taste their magical medicines and try their tricky hieroglyphs.



Visually stunning and endlessly fascinating, this Egyptian extravaganza is now revised with all the latest information, including new infographics, statistics, facts, and timelines. Included is a giant fold-out wall chart full of ancient wonders to transform bedroom or classroom walls.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781465420480
Publication Date: 
2014-06-16
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Ancient Greece ( DK Eyewitness Books )

Ancient Greece ( DK Eyewitness Books )
$9.99

Step back in time to an ancient time of mythical beasts, bow down to gods and goddesses, and take a trip to the first Olympics.

Experience the glory of ancient Greece in this detailed introduction to one of the world's founding nations. Meet a fierce minotaur, wage war with Alexander the Great, look inside a temple and learn how the people of ancient Greece lived their lives. Find out about their religions, their hobbies, and their amazing impact on the rest of history.

This indispensable home reference is crammed full of fascinating information, statistics, and facts. Stunning photography, maps, paintings, and lots of artifacts will help you to learn what life was like at this time. You will also find out why Greek pottery is so famous, discover how children played, and take a look at what people wore.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781465420497
Publication Date: 
2014-06-16
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Crystal & Gem ( DK Eyewitness Books )

Crystal & Gem ( DK Eyewitness Books )
$9.99

See crystals of every color, find out which gemstones are priceless, and explore the uses of crystals in technology as well as jewelry.

From the rarest crystal to the most common stone, gems from around the world are revealed in dazzling detail in this illustrated guide. Young readers can use the encyclopedic profiles to identify all kinds of crystals and gems, and watch how a diamond in the rough becomes the show-stopping centerpiece of a valuable ring. Packed with essential information, this edition is more interactive than ever with new infographics, statistics, facts, and timelines.

Find out what gives a labradorite its colors, discover how piezoelectricity is used, and see how crystals can be made in a laboratory. Eyewitness Crystal & Gem is the perfect guide for homework help on crystals or those simply wanting to further their knowledge of these fabulous natural creations. This book also comes with a fact-filled poster, great for your bedroom wall or classroom.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781465420527
Publication Date: 
2014-06-16
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Dinosaur ( DK Eyewitness Books )

Dinosaur ( DK Eyewitness Books )
$9.99
Did you know that Therizinosaurus had a claw longer than a man's arm? Did you know it only used its terrifying claws for eating plants?

From the tiny, chicken-sized Compsognathus to the mighty Brachiosaurus reaching for food in the treetops, Eyewitness Dinosaur unearths fascinating facts about these amazing prehistoric creatures. Learn about different types of dinosaurs and their body parts, diets, senses, evolution, and more. Discover how we know so much about them just from examining what they've left behind, including footprints, bones... and droppings.

This is the perfect guide for dinosaur lovers, and great for projects or homework help - with colorful and factual illustrations, and lots of labels and statistics to break down the information into easy bite-sized chunks.

Take a trip through the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous periods and enjoy learning all there is to know about your favorite ancient monsters.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781465422668
Publication Date: 
2014-06-16
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Dog ( DK Eyewitness Books )

Dog ( DK Eyewitness Books )
$9.99

Eyewitness: Dog highlights the evolutionary history of man's best friend -- from their domestication, anatomy, and behavior, for both domestic and wild breeds including wolves, jackals, and foxes. See the oldest-known remains of a domestic dog, an amazing tree-climbing fox, how a dog swims, a fox with bat ears, and a husky in a sled harness. Learn why dogs and wolves hunt in packs, how dogs talk with ears and tails, the basics of looking after a pet dog, and how dogs were specially taught to help humans.

For over 25 years, DK's Eyewitness books have been the most trusted nonfiction series in classrooms, libraries, and homes around the world. In summer 2014 this award-winning series will get a fresh new look both inside and out. The introduction of paperback editions, eye-catching jackets, and updated interiors ensure that the Eyewitness series will continue to be relevant in the ever-changing world of education and remain the go-to source for homework help, research projects, reluctant readers, ESL students, and, as always, to satisfy the minds of curious kids.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781465420510
Publication Date: 
2014-06-16
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Energy ( DK Eyewitness Books )

Energy ( DK Eyewitness Books )
$9.99

What is energy? Where does it come from? Can it be destroyed? What will we do when we run out of fossil fuels? Is dark energy real?

Ideal for young readers, Eyewitness: Energy explains all key concepts of energy in easy-to-understand language. Learn about energy, its different forms, properties, and how we use different forms of energy in our daily life. The book also describes how energy is created, harvested, and how it transfers from one form to another.

From measuring the total amount of energy consumed by everyone on the planet to what could be our future sources of power, this companion covers it all. Each topic is supported with colorful images and simple yet detailed illustrations.

Eyewitness reference books are now more interactive and colorful, with new infographics, statistics, facts, and timelines.

Great for projects or just for fun, learn everything you need to know about energy with Eyewitness: Energy.

Awards:

8-time National Council for the Social Studies Award Winner

4-time Society for School Librarians International Social Studies Trade Book Award Winner

2-time Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Book Award Winner

A Parents' Choice Award Winner

ISBN/SKU: 
9781465451040
Publication Date: 
2016-06-14
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Fossil ( DK Eyewitness Books )

Fossil ( DK Eyewitness Books )
$9.99

A visual and informative guide to fossils, now revised and updated in the relaunched DK Eyewitness Books format.

Get up close and personal and be an eyewitness to our prehistoric world through fossilized shells, skulls, teeth, plants, and, of course, skeletons with DK Eyewitness Books: Fossil. Discover the most precious fossils in the world; see how fossils form; find out how early historians and scientists used fossils; and learn how you can become a paleontologist with the included fossil guide.

Series Overview: Each revised Eyewitness book retains the stunning artwork and photography from the groundbreaking original series, but the text has been reduced and reworked to speak more clearly to younger readers. Still on every colorful page: vibrant annotated photographs and the integrated text-and-pictures approach that makes Eyewitness a perennial favorite of parents, teachers, and school-age kids.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781465462473
Publication Date: 
2017-06-06
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Horse ( DK Eyewitness Books )

Horse ( DK Eyewitness Books )
$9.99

Become an expert on horses, one of nature's most beloved animals.

This children's book shows how horses have played a pivotal part throughout human history. You will uncover the role of these majestic mammals, from the exploration of far off lands to their importance in wartime. Built for stamina and speed, horses have also been used to pull chariots, power engines, grind wheat, and spin cotton.

Eyewitness Horse also provides information about different horse breeds, colors, shapes, and sizes. You will also follow this animal's journey into the world of sports and find out what place they hold in ancient myths and legends. Finally, the reference section is packed with amazing facts and stats and includes a guide to different breeds.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781465451743
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Insect ( DK Eyewitness Books )

Insect ( DK Eyewitness Books )
$9.99

A visual and informative guide to the numerous crawly creatures on Earth, now revised and updated in the relaunched DK Eyewitness Books format.

Get up close and personal and be an eyewitness to some of the most successful, adaptable, and numerous crawly creatures on the planet with DK Eyewitness Books: Insect. See how the first animals to fly actually take to the skies; discover the difference between beetles and bugs; witness a wasp building a nest; play hide-and-seek with moths; and learn much more about the anatomy, behavior, habitats, and classification of the billions of insects on Earth.

Series Overview: Each revised Eyewitness book retains the stunning artwork and photography from the groundbreaking original series, but the text has been reduced and reworked to speak more clearly to younger readers. Still on every colorful page: vibrant annotated photographs and the integrated text-and-pictures approach that makes Eyewitness a perennial favorite of parents, teachers, and school-age kids.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781465462480
Publication Date: 
2017-06-06
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Judaism ( DK Eyewitness Books )

Judaism ( DK Eyewitness Books )
$9.99
Discover the history, faith, and culture that have shaped the modern Jewish world.

Eyewitness Judaism introduces you to the Jewish religion and the way of life it preaches. Explore the evolution of this 4,000-year-old religion from one age to the next, including the changing customs and practices. With colorful features on everything from kosher food and wedding rituals to Rosh Hashanah celebrations and the Jewish calendar, it's easy to lose yourself in the pages of this richly-illustrated children's book.

Through this guide's crisp yet comprehensive text you will discover the complexities and spiritual depth of the Torah and learn who rabbis are and what they do. Readers will also get an in-depth understanding of what it means to be a Jewish person as well as the immense contributions of Jewish people to the arts and sciences.

Great for school and home projects, learn everything you need to know about Judaism with DK Eyewitness.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781465451767
Publication Date: 
2016-06-14
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