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

Watch the past come to life in Eyewitness: Ancient Greece. From their myths and gods, to the first Olympics to the trial and execution of Socrates -- explore the history, daily life, beliefs, and achievements of this amazing civilization, whose influence can still be seen today. See how Greek soldiers fought in battle, discover who the heroes were, and learn about the culture and festivals celebrated throughout this relevant era.

For over 25 years, DK's Eyewitness books have been the most trusted nonfiction series in classrooms, libraries, and homes around the world.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781465420497
Publication Date: 
2014-06-16
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Bible Lands ( DK Eyewitness Books )

Bible Lands ( DK Eyewitness Books )
$9.99

From the early ancestors of the middle stone ages to the Greeks and Romans in 40 BCE, countless civilizations and people have lived in the eastern Mediterranean area known as the Bible Lands. Discover the story of the Holy Lands and the people who lived there before the time of Christ in DK Eyewitness Books: Bible Lands, now available in paperback for the first time.

Learn what kind of jewelry and pottery the Canaanites traded with Egypt and see armor from ancient Assyria. Explore the different gods and goddesses each civilization worshiped, how the people of the Bible Lands defended their cities, and more in DK Eyewitness Books: Bible Lands.

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. On every colorful page: Vibrant annotated photographs and the integrated text-and-pictures approach that make Eyewitness a perennial favorite of parents, teachers, and school-age kids.

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: 
9781465440105
Publication Date: 
2016-06-14
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Civil War ( DK Eyewitness Books )

Civil War ( DK Eyewitness Books )
$9.99
Whether your child has a special interest in the Civil War, you want to encourage further learning about this important time in American history, or your child is studying the Civil War in the classroom and you want to add more learning to school curriculum, Eyewitness: Civil War is the ideal choice for learning about the Civil War.

DK's Eyewitness series is perfect for children. It engages both readers and visual learners by presenting information with a combination of photography, small nuggets of information, and fact-packed annotation so children can really dig into topics without becoming overwhelmed. One picture at a time, Eyewitness books teach big subjects in easy ways.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781465431868
Publication Date: 
2015-03-10
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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 )

$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
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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
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First Ladies ( DK Eyewitness Books )

First Ladies ( DK Eyewitness Books )
$9.99

From Martha Washington to America's newest first lady, Melania Trump, meet the 46 exceptional women who left their mark on the White House. See how the role of the First Lady has evolved from being a gracious hostess to encompassing humanitarian work and even policy making.

Filled with amazing facts, full-color photographs of personal mementos, family pictures, and campaign memorabilia, DK Eyewitness Books: First Ladies is a visual tour through US history. See Mary Todd Lincoln's mourning cape, Edith Wilson's tiara, Eleanor Roosevelt's writing desk, Pat Nixon's party favors, and more. Learn how Florence Harding, Hillary Clinton, and Michelle Obama redefined what being a First Lady means and involved themselves in causes to create social change and new policies.

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. 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: 
9781465458513
Publication Date: 
2017-01-03
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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 )

$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
Publication Date: 
2016-06-14
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