The study of the lands, the features, the inhabitants, and the phenomena of Earth.
How did the USA become a superpower? Why do people go to war? And why are some countries rich while others are so poor? The answers to these questions and many more in this eye-opening book, which uses maps to explain how geography has shaped the history of our world. Discover how the choices of world ...Show more
When astronauts look down at our planet and see its vibrant surface shining against the blackness of space, they experience the Overview Effect--a sense of awe, an awareness that everything is interconnected, and an overwhelming desire to take care of our one and only home. Overview - Young Explorer's ...Show more
Embark on an exciting journey through the most interesting and important festivals, celebrations, and holidays enjoyed by people around the world. Stunning original illustrations and fascinating facts will inspire and inform children about cultures and religions from a huge range of countries and contin ...Show more
Category: Hardback Picture Books
Young, up-and-coming illustrator William Grill weaves a detailed visual narrative of Shackleton's journey to Antarctica. Grill's beautiful use of colored pencils and vibrant hues effortlessly evokes the adventure and excitement that surrounded the expedition. His impeccably researched drawings, ...Show more
Put the World on your wall w ith this beautiful collection of 28 highly illustrated map, selected from the bestselling Maps book. These posters are a stunning celebration of the world, detailing everything from immense mountains to tiny insects, political borders and iconic personalities. There are fasc ...Show more
Natural disasters devastate communities. They reshape the landscape and can alter people's ways of life in an area for years after the event. Learn all about the 10 worst volcanic Eruptions in this book from Vesuvius to Krakatau. This series explores the world's top ten worst recorded disasters, explai ...Show more
Delve deep into the mysteries of Earth's geography to reveal the hidden secrets of life on our planet. The text includes double page spreads on mountains, deserts, the oceans, the atmosphere and icy landscapes such as Antarctica, each one with flaps to lift to reveal scientific and natural history infor ...Show more
Introduce kids to the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean and get them to help plan their next family trip with this giant fold-out map. Bright and colorful, it unfolds into a detailed poster ready for kids to personalize by adding stickers to mark their family's travels and favorite locatio ...Show more
Captain James Cook (1728 1779) was one of the most influential explorers in history. Cook sailed thousands of nautical miles across largely uncharted areas of the globe, discovering new lands and mapping vast areas of the Pacific Ocean including the islands of New Zealand and the East Coast of Terra Aus ...Show more
Countries in Our World focuses on the countries that shape and influence our modern world. Each book examines physical features, daily life, industry, media, leisure and much more. Each title in Countries in our World is a mine of useful information ideal for school and project work.
Do you know where the Rocky Mountains are? Do you know what an isthmus is? Find out the answers to these questions and many more when you read North America. The Continents Series introduces readers to each of the world's seven major landmasses. Full-colour photographs and illustrated maps help the rea ...Show more