DK Eyewitness Books

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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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
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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
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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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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
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Eagle & Birds of Prey ( DK Eyewitness Books )

Eagle & Birds of Prey ( DK Eyewitness Books )
$9.99

With their hooked beaks, curved talons, and superb eyesight, eagles, and birds of prey are born to kill. Swoop into the world of these formidable hunters.

Eyewitness: Eagles and Birds of Prey is a guide to birds of prey of all shapes and sizes. From majestic falcons to soaring vultures, you'll get a bird's eye view of their amazing world. Learn about their styles of flight and their hunting techniques. Explore the preying and feeding habits, from specialist feeders to scavengers.

Explore their anatomy in detail and know what makes them soar and glide. Follow the owls into the night and learn how they see and listen in almost complete darkness. Find out how eagles and other birds of prey have been part of our history and culture for years.

Eyewitness: Eagles and Birds of Prey is packed with easy-to-access information, vibrant images, and step-by-step illustrations for children to explore the realm of acrobats of the air.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781465451729
Publication Date: 
2016-06-14
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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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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 )

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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