Marvel at the technology that keeps you connected, from the ships installing lines deep in the ocean, to the robots locating wire breaks, the satellites beaming signals across the earth, the teams retrieving and splicing lines together, and the servers directing and feeding internet traffic around the world.
The book also takes a look back at the history of the internet, exploring the people and inventions that led to its creation. In this section, you'll tour a virtual museum to see how the technology has progressed over the years, changing the lives of ordinary people everywhere.
Eyewitness Transportation introduces readers to the world of trains, planes, automobiles, and more! We explore the world of transportation, and transportation around the world. From the origins of all manner of wagons, bicycles, cars, and trains to the newest technological advances and beyond, no wheel is left unturned.
Discover the history, faith, and culture that have shaped the modern Jewish world.
A fascinating look at the tools and techniques used by forensic scientists in solving crimes-from fingerprint analysis to DNA testing.
Look Inside Ocean gives your child an amazing window on the great oceans and seas of the world. From the dazzling coral reef inhabitants of the Indo-Pacific to the enchanting Pacific kelp forests. An amazing panaoramic CGI artwork of the ocean sets the scene in eye-popping detail. Each page is packed full of photographs and fun facts that bring the ocean life as they zoom in and out of the scene.
Watch as your child gets up close with the underwater world in Look Closer Ocean.
Real-Size Farm Animals presents fun photography of farm animals at their true size, from a fox's pointy ear to a calf's soft nose. Real-Size Farm Animals also teaches children about how the animals behave--whether feeding, playing, or just snuggling close to their moms and dads. A fun, life-size look at your child's favorite barnyard animals!
Using a travel-guide approach, readers can tour a cavern and lava tube, explore a giant geode and dive under the crust of the Earth, engage on a hunt for diamonds, and be encouraged to ride a magnetic field. A comprehensive and unique look at the wonders of the world, My Tourist Guide to the Center of the Earth is the perfect way for kids to understand our planet.
-Contains 365 outdoor activities, enough for a whole year.
-Activities only use readily available materials, such as paper, pen, sand, and soil--and are set out with clear step-by-step instructions.
-Encourages children to observe and interact with nature, independently or with the whole family, wherever in the world they are.
Discover animals armed with sharp claws and killer jaws, deep-sea monsters, poisonous plants, and frogs falling from the sky, not to mention some of the world's most accident-prone humans and the most dangerous mathematical formula in history. An encyclopedia like no other, this guide will captivate kids of all ages as they explore the dangerously exciting world around them.
Supports Common Core Standards.
Learn how vampires live, how they avoid capture, and why they're so darn attractive. Also trace the history of vampire lore--in literature, movies, and on television--from the woods of Transylvania to the modern-day high school.
Chock full of info and insight, each gorgeous page will draw in readers of every age, with innovative styling, never-before-seen imagery, and deliciously wicked design. Perhaps this enticing tome is best read while wearing a garlic necklace . . .
My Tourist Guide to the Prehistoric World brings you amazing digital artwork with fun facts to take you on a journey that you won't forget in a hurry. Take a day trip to the land before time; stroll with a Stegosaurus, trundle with a Tyrannosaurus and dawdle with a Diplodocus.
Discover the secrets of the dinosaurs, find out about long-extinct plant-life and other amazing aspects of the prehistoric world, while stunning illustrations and digital artwork make you feel like you're there. The science is relayed through the quirky guidebook approach of "things to see" and "what to pack" - perfect for the armchair archaeologist.
Bright, busy pages transport your toddler to different rooms around the home and places outdoors, featuring colorful playhouses, housework activities, numbers, and colors for them to engage with. Fun-filled questions on every page will help develop early speaking and listening skills.