Did You Know? Animals answers all the probing questions kids ask about their favorite animals, organized by group. Children will discover amazing facts about a wide range of animals, from penguins to elephants and snakes to sharks.
Focusing on what kids actually want to know about their favorite animals, the question and answer format makes it appealing to children aged 5-9 years old. With "quick quiz" boxes that encourage the reader to find the answers for themselves around the page and a simple design that makes pages easy to navigate, Did You Know? Animals will keep young readers engaged and sharpen their knowledge of the animal world.
How Animals Work explains the structures and systems of animal bodies, using exquisite photographs and diagrams to show how animals use their anatomy to move, communicate, hunt, and feed, and how their bodies enhance their chances in the struggle for survival.
With its combination of spectacular photography and clear yet authoritative text, Super Shark Encyclopedia is the ultimate visual guide to the oceans' most incredible stories. It showcases record-breaking animals, such as the deadliest predators and the most venomous creatures, and explains how and why their bodies work the way they do.
Using macro photography and brand-new CGI artworks, Super Bug zooms right in to reveal the secrets of the most successful creatures on our planet. With incredible facts and stats for every bug, Super Bug showcases the superstars of the insect world. Find out which insect can snap a pencil in half, how a tiny moth can fly up to 70 miles an hour, and meet a dung beetle that can pull over 1,100 times its own body weight. Young readers will be wowed by what goes on inside the tiny world of ants, spiders, butterflies, moths, crickets, and other creepy crawlies.
Lively, informative, easy-to-access text based on the latest discoveries and scientific research showcases incredible feats of endurance, defense, strength, and speed while graphic, dashboard-style panels provides information at a glance.
Visualized with incredible 3-D models with cross-sections and strip layers, readers can explore every essential detail of the world of insects in Super Bug Encyclopedia.
Learn about science, history, and the natural world through beautiful photography and lively, age-appropriate text. The Eye Wonder series organizes information in a way that's easy to search, easy to read, and easy to learn.
Brought to life with cutting-edge CGI technology, more than 200 sharks and fierce fish are featured in highly visual profiles. From great white sharks to barracudas, children can explore dangerous waters with age-appropriate texts and photographs. Compare different ocean habitats, body sizes, tails, and more in the eight chapters that cover the different classifications of sharks, including bullhead sharks, ground sharks, and carpet sharks.
Find out why they are called tiger sharks, discover how long frilled sharks' pregnancies last, and see why a hammerhead shark's head is shaped that way. Learn which sharks live in salt water, which sharks live in fresh water, and which sharks can live in both!
Read amazing shark facts about anatomy, behavior, and habitats, and find key information at a glance with data boxes, facts, and figures laid out in DK's signature style.
Joining DK's award-winning Visual Encyclopedia format, Sharks and Other Deadly Ocean Creatures Visual Encyclopedia is the ultimate one-stop reference book for everything shark.
Everything You Need to Know About Birds is a fact-filled, highly visual guide to different types of birds all across the world. Packed with information on habitats, breeding habits, as well as oddities, shocking trivia, and anatomy, this information is presented through close-ups, engaging text, and innovative, high-quality design, making it perfect for in-depth research or a quick dip for fast facts.
DK Adventures is a nonfiction series for kids ages 8-11, featuring visually rich theme spreads and fascinating facts that help kids build their skills in vocabulary, grammar, comprehension, and critical thinking while developing a love of reading. Designed to keep interest high, build knowledge, and enrich the reading experience with fascinating background information, each title in the DK Adventures series is filled with fun information.
From intelligent innovators like Marie Curie and Rosalind Franklin to clever creatives like Emily Dickinson and J.K. Rowling to leading ladies like Joan of Arc and Eleanor Roosevelt, profiles explore the lives of each woman in detail, and photography and quirky "bobble-head" illustrations present history in a new and fun way. Kids can put each woman's story into context with "what came before..." and "what came after..." panels showing the things that influenced and were influenced by each woman. Special features highlight contemporaneous women and women in similar fields to paint a more complete picture for young readers.
A wonderful inspiration for young girls and a great learning tool for all children, 100 Women Who Made History proves that this isn't just a man's world.
Easy-to-follow illustrated timelines of pivotal scientific developments explore the ideas, experiments, and technologies that have shaped our daily lives over the past 2.5 million years. With more than 1,200 images, in-depth explanations of key inventors and innovations, quotes from groundbreaking scientists like Marie Curie, and stunning "moment in time" images of key events such as the first human landing on the moon, kids are sure to be amazed on every page. Young readers can learn about the early understanding of gravity, the discovery of dinosaur fossils, the first open heart surgery in human history, and much more.
Created in association with the Smithsonian Institution, Science Year by Year will fascinate kids as they go on an amazing journey through time, tracing key moments in the history of science and technology along the way.
Using modern mapping based on the latest seamless, cloud-free satellite image data, Children's Illustrated World Atlas takes kids on the ultimate round-the-world trip, from the Americas to Australasia and Oceania.
Each detailed map is accompanied by pictures and stories that explore the society, culture, and history of each region, giving young readers an immediate sense of place not conveyed in standard atlases. Bite-size, country-by-country facts and stats are included at the start of each chapter for additional knowledge, and a place-name index identifies 7,500 locations around the world. Kids will even learn about popular discussion topics such as globalization, the environment, and the communication revolution in a contemporary introduction section.
Together with facts, maps, satellite images, and local stories, this fully updated and revised Children's Illustrated World Atlas is a global yet personal experience and brings together views from all over the world - from Bolivia's bustling markets to carnival in Venice.
From when to use a preposition or pronoun to how to use a comma or colon, Visual Guide to Grammar and Punctuation covers all the most important grammar topics in DK's signature style. Each example provided is supported by a picture, making it accessible and comprehensible, and clear and simple text and repetition help to solidify knowledge and understanding.
Visual Guide to Grammar and Punctuation will improve a child's confidence in using the building blocks of reading and writing, and is a book they will refer to again and again.
Each continent is explored in great detail, with topic maps on major geographical features, cities and monuments, population, wildlife, and more. From the Great Lakes to the Great Barrier Reef, map keys add extra layers of information, and special fact sections support the data provided on the maps. A gazetteer of facts and figures at the back of the eBook profiles each country in detail.
Encouraging learning every step of the way, Where on Earth? Atlas is the perfect home reference for any child with an interest in the world around them.
How does a bird make its nest? What do birds eat? Birds has these answers and more, and is a perfect introduction to the world of our feathered friends for kids who are curious about nature.
Packed with amazing facts about fun topics like flight patterns and the hatching of eggs, this eBook lets kids have fun and be innovative as they learn through simple activities like birdwatching and making a bird feeder. It includes information on birds of the sea, woodlands, desert, tropics, city, and beyond so kids can search the skies wherever they are.
With its natural look and feel and its practical approach to learning, Birds is sure to help little explorers take flight.
How is a forecast predicted? What makes a rainbow? Weather has these answers and more, and is a perfect introduction to the world of sun, snow, and rain for kids who are curious about nature.
Packed with amazing facts about fun topics like thunder and lightning, this eBook lets kids have fun and be innovative as they learn through simple activities like cloudspotting and making a barometer. It includes information on weather found in every season of the year, so kids can discover how weather works no matter what it's doing outside.
With its natural look and feel and its practical approach, Weather is sure to make learning a breeze for little explorers.
From George Washington to the new leader taking office in January 2017, this visual reference guide presents a unique insight into life in the White House. More than 150 easy-to-read entries cover the presidents, first ladies such as Eleanor Roosevelt, the Louisiana Purchase, the Gettysburg Address, and more, and over 200 fascinating photographs add to kids' knowledge of these leaders and the key moments that defined their time in office.
The Presidents Visual Encyclopedia is the perfect one-stop reference guide, teaching kids all they need to know about the history of the United States and the remarkable impact our country has had on the rest of the world.
Meet a Stone Age human to see what they wore, sample some of their favorite foods, and find out what Stone Age kids did for fun. Do you play the same games as kids in the Stone Age?
Visit cave dwellings to see some of humans' earliest homes, and take a closer look at prehistoric cave paintings. Spot the differences between an elephant and a woolly mammoth, learn the sign language of our early ancestors, and become a Stone Age detective in DK findout! Stone Age.