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Explore the wonders of history, space, the natural world and more with Picturepedia. it's a mini-encyclopedia for kids on every page!From astonishing insects and outer-space to musical instruments and fascinating animals, Picturepedia explains every topic under (and including) the Sun. Uncover the secrets of prehistoric life using photographs, explore the human body through graphics and discover galleries of musical instruments in Picturepedia. Ideal for homework, projects or young curious minds, Picturepedia is a must-have encyclopedia for kids.
Focusing on simple breathing techniques, meditation tips and relaxation methods, this book shows you how to improve your concentration and achieve success. It helps you to identify negative patterns of thinking and challenge them using well-respected exercises.
Jump into the action-included LEGO Star Wars galaxy with this updated and expanded edition of LEGO Star Wars: The Visual Dictionary, complete with a new chapter featuring the Rise of the First Order. Discover everything you need to know about the latest sets, vehicles and minifigures. See every detail of the Millennium Falcon, look around the Death Star, examine Poe Dameron's X-wing starfighter, explore Darth Vader's castle and find out about your favourite LEGO Star Wars minifigures - from Rey to Lando Calrissian. Learn how the awesome sets are created in the Beyond the Brick chapter, which features concept art and an interview with the LEGO Star Wars creative team. 2019 The LEGO Group. & TM 2019 Lucasfilm Ltd.Previous edition: 9781409347309
From beginners to accomplished builders, this book contains model ideas and visual tips and techniques that will inspire anyone to get building.
Get lost in the beauty of the natural world in this captivating collection of botanical stickers.Page after page is packed with beautiful vintage drawings of ornamental flowers, tropical ferns, and other exotic plants and fungi.Get creative! Adorn your personal items with more than a thousand botanically themed images. Use the stickers for scrapbooking and stationery, create gorgeous artwork, or simply enjoy this book as an exquisite keepsake.
An innovative and accessible guide to more than 2,000 years of thoughtTo the complete novice learning about philosophy can be daunting - The Philosophy eBook changes all that. With the use of powerful and easy-to-follow images, succinct quotations, and explanations that are easily understandable, this ebook cuts through any misunderstandings to demystify the subject.Each chapter is organised chronologically, and covers not only the big ideas, but the philosophers who first voiced them, as well as cross-referencing with earlier and later ideas and thinkers. The Philosophy eBook untangles knotty theories and sheds light on abstract concepts, and is perfect for anyone with a general interest in how our social, political, and ethical ideas are formed, as well as students of philosophy and politics.Covers major and niche topics, from moral ethics to philosophies of religion
Jess Jos, creative consultant and main author, is an experienced potter and teacher. She enjoys experimenting with wheel-thrown and handbuilt pieces, creating bespoke commissions for private clients and restaurants. Jess has a BA in Ceramics from Camberwell Art College and is a craftsperson in residence at Stepney City Farm, London. Several other contributors ensure the book covers a broad range of styles.
A self-study course for adults learning English as a foreign language. It helps them learn English by reinforcing key language skills, grammar rules, and vocabulary with listening, speaking, reading, and writing exercises. It introduces topics such as emotions, actions and activities, and numbers, dates, months and seasons.
Helps you to learn English by reinforcing key language skills, grammar rules, and vocabulary with listening, speaking, reading, and writing exercises. This title introduces topics such as skills and tasks, giving instructions, and relationships and problem solving.
Explore an illustrated history of the world through more than 130 timelines for kids. From dinosaurs and Vikings to the history of cinema and espionage, discover incredible world history in this lavish collection of timelines.Jam-packed with surprising facts and amazing details, such as the most bloodthirsty pirate of all time and the first crime to be solved by studying fingerprints, Timelines of Everything will take you on a whirlwind journey through an illustrated history of time, from the Big Bang to the modern world.More than 130 timelines give you all the general knowledge you need - and even some surprising trivia you don't! Must-know topics and alternative history are showcased with beautiful, detailed illustrations and straightforward, easy-to-read text. Whether you want to know key breakthroughs that set the Industrial Revolution in motion or defining moments in the history of fashion, you'll find it all here. With timelines on a diverse range of subjects, Timelines of Everything is the ultimate guide to history for kids.
Learn to plan, build and plant your perfect garden with the experts at the RHSFrom how to draw a layout to explaining the best places to use lighting effects, discover how to create the garden you ve always wanted with the RHS.Guiding you through the whole creative and gardening process, learn to visualise your ideas, choose a style, develop plans, plot, build, landscape, select the right plants, and apply the finishing touches to make your garden the ideal reflection of your tastes and creativity. A look at inspirational gardens will give you lots of ideas for things to create.Whether you want to plan a major project or focus on a particular area, this is the complete guide: don t design without it.
All the big ideas, simply explained - an innovative and accessible guide to the study of human nature The Psychology Book clearly explains more than 100 groundbreaking ideas in this fascinating field of science. How does the brain remember faces? What makes us choose one decision over another? Where does language come from?With the use of powerful and easy-to-follow images, quotations from all the major thinkers, and explanations that are easily understandable, this book demystifies hard-to-grasp concepts and shows how these have shaped our knowledge of the human mind. All the schools of psychology are covered from cognitive to behavioural psychology making this ideal for students or for anyone with a general interest in this popular area.If you're fascinated by the human mind then The Psychology Book will get you thinking.
Know, grow, and create beautiful bonsai - now available in PDFStep-By-Step Bonsai is the ultimate introduction to bonsai trees, with illustrated step-by-step projects to make bonsai for beginners simple and achievable. With an A-Z directory of bonsai tree care, you'll learn the key techniques needed to create your own beautiful miniature landscapes. Author and internationally renowned bonsai artist Peter Warren has taught and worked all over the world and brings you the best of Japanese bonsai. His expertise will introduce you to the tools you'll need, tips for bonsai tree care, styling ideas and how to get the best from your bonsai plants. A complete 'how to' on planting, propagation, pruning and training techniques, plant care, and siting. Bonsai trees will bring serenity to your garden and make your landscape truly unique, even in an urban setting. With traditional techniques, display ideas and 20 contemporary projects for your miniature trees, Step-By-Step Bonsai uses photographic guides to make growing bonsai easy and approachable.
A sticker book featuring scenes and characters from the major Marvel films of the last ten years, up-to-date with content from "Ant-Man & The Wasp" and "Captain Marvel".
A one-stop treasure trove from the experts at RHS that covers every aspect of gardening!Dreaming of having the perfect garden? Does it have a vegetable patch? Classic borders or flowers to attract wildlife? A picturesque garden for all to marvel at is achievable with this gardening guide giving you the vital tools to achieve whatever you desire for your dream garden. Delve into this concise and practical guide to find all the gardening ideas and advice you need to create a spectacular, thriving garden. Here's what you'll find inside:- A comprehensive guide covering everything from growing in containers to planting a garden from scratch- Fully illustrated with detailed step-by-steps and inspirational gardening ideas- Detailed beginner's guide to garden design, including step-by-step instructions for simple hard landscaping such as building a raised bed, creating a pond, or laying a patio- Covers all aspects of planting styles, including "recipes" to make the most of different types of plants- Easy-to-follow guides on how to water, feed, prune and propagate your garden- Advice on problem-solving and controlling weeds and pests- A chapter full of Plant Chooser galleries to help you grow the right plant in the right place at the right timeLearn how to plan, sow, plant, and protect your garden throughout the year with expert tips and techniques that will see your garden flourish. Discover how to design with plants by using colour and texture to create inspirational displays, and keep them at their best with jargon-free guides to pruning and preventing pests and diseases. Undertake a new endeavour of DIY landscaping projects, which include laying your own patio or lawn, or building a raised bed ready for you to grow your own fruit and vegetables. Choose from a catalogue of hundreds of different ornamental plants to find varieties that will thrive in your garden's climate and provide seasonal interest throughout the year.The Complete Gardener's Manual is the perfect all-around practical book for gardening beginners, also for those looking for a step up from a beginners' gardening book.
Fifty LEGO building project ideas inspired by the Harry Potter franchise and the "Fantastic Beasts" films. Includes a LEGO minifigure of a young Harry Potter, a Sorting Hat spinner and revolving fireplace model.
Helps you discover the history, plots and stars of musical theatre and movie musicals. This book covers from origins in dance halls and vaudeville, to the record-breaking West End musicals and spectacular Broadway shows. It is suitable for all the musical fans.
Helps you to find out all about the design movements of the last 150 years from Arts and Crafts to Bauhaus. This book tells how design has influenced the look and functionality of the objects we use every day from telephones and cameras to toys, furniture and fashion.
See the history of witchcraft, magic and superstition come to life with this spectacular supernatural book! From alchemy and modern Wicca to paganism and shamanism, this enchanting book takes you on a mystical journey that will leave you spellbound. This is the perfect introduction to magic and the occult!This reference book on witchcraft is packed with:- Informative, engaging, and accessible text and lavish illustrations - Special features on aspects of magic, such as oracle bones of ancient China, the Knights Templar, and magic at the movies, and "plants and potions", such as mandrake and belladonna examine topics in great detail- Quick-fact panels that explore magic origins, key figures, key deities, use in spells, structures of religions, and moreThis indispensable witchcraft book explores the common human fascination with spells, superstition, and the supernatural. It provides you with a balanced and unbiased account of everything from Japanese folklore and Indian witchcraft to the differences between black and white magic and dispelling myths such as those surrounding the voodoo doll and Ouija.Expect the unexpected with A History Of Magic, Witchcraft and the Occult. It will open your eyes to other worlds. Discover forms of divination from astrology and palmistry to the Tarot and runestones. Explore the presence of witchcraft in literature from Shakespeare's Macbeth to the Harry Potter series, and the ways in which magic has interacted with religion.Whether you're a believer or a sceptic, this richly illustrated history book provides a fresh approach to the extensive and complex story of witchcraft, magic and the occult.
Originally a maths teacher from Australia, Matt Parker is a now a stand-up comedian, mathematics communicator, and prominent maths YouTuber on the Numberphile and Stand-up Maths channels, where his videos have had over 100 million views. Matt performs live comedy with Festival of the Spoken Nerd and once calculated pi live in front of a sold-out Royal Albert Hall. He also presents television and radio programmes for the BBC and the Discovery channel, and his 2019 book Humble Pi: A Comedy of Maths Errors topped the Sunday Times best-seller chart.
Chris Packham is a top television naturalist and an award-winning conservationist, photographer, and author. From the moment he could crawl, he was fascinated by wildlife and as he grew, so too did his menagerie and knowledge. As a young scientist, he studied kestrels, shrews, and badgers, both in his teens and undergraduate days at the zoology department of Southampton University. His TV career began with the award-winning Really Wild Show. His more recent BBC series include the critically acclaimed global series Secrets of our Living Planet, and he is co-presenter of the BBC's Springwatch, Autumnwatch, and Winterwatch. His 2017 memoir Fingers in the Sparkle Jar is a no.1 Sunday Times bestseller.