The DK French-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary introduces the vocabulary of the modern world through themed chapters filled with full-colour photographs and artworks which display and label all elements of everyday life. With sections ranging from home and work to leisure and the environment, every item is clearly labelled in French with the translation directly below.The French-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary is a colourful and stimulating learning resource ideal for all levels and ages. With more than 6,000 terms annotated, the illustrations in the dictionary provide a quick and intuitive route to learning a language, defining the words visually so it is easier to remember them. Learning French has never been easier!
Did you know that in one drop of blood there are 250 million red cells and 16 million platelets but only 375,000 white cells? Marvel at the wonders of the human body, from the tiniest cells to the awesome power of the brain. DK Guide to Human Body is a vivid, cutting-edge look at how our bodies work and will change the way you look at yourself forever.
From tsunami to tornadoes, discover nature's awesome potential with this Eyewitness guide. Discover how Earthquakes, floods and hurricanes affect those in their paths, and what measures we can use to protect ourselves from Mother Nature. Learn about the equipment we can use to predict natural disasters, from tsunami magnitude to the earthquake Richter scale. Photography from around the world, and clear diagrams help you understand the amazing power of nature. This a great reference tool for all the family.
Become a Nature Ranger and discover the secrets of the world around you. Learn how plants can tell up from down, track wild animals, and build homes for bats. Over 30 fun projects, facts and handy hints bring the natural world right to your door. Also includes a handy spotter's guide, making exploring nature a breeze - whether you're at home or on the move.
Quick to climax tips and techniques for busy couples from sexpert Tracey Cox. Provocative and fun, Quickies suggests and shows all the moves to get you and your partner in the mood, fast. From the park to the office, discover the most risqué places to get it on without getting caught.
Met someone special and want to make sure it stays lusty long-term? Hoping to reach into the deep-freeze and thaw a near-frozen sex life?Superhotsex is for anyone who's ever asked 'Is it really possible to make love to the same person for the rest of your life - happily?' The answer is yes.Loaded with lashings of wicked real-life fantasies and tricks for your fingers, tongue and other parts, Superhotsex is a crash course in how to take your sex life from dull to daring. Written in Tracey's characteristic chatty, funny and anecdotal style, there's everything from a stroke-by-stroke guide to spanking and the six all-time best outdoor sex experiences, to tips on how to get a fantasy from your head into your bed and crucial, cunning ploys to get what you want without ever upsetting or offending your partner.Funny, intelligent and stylishly photographed, using humour, inventive ideas and could-and-would-do tips and techniques, Tracey Cox gently but firmly prods you out of your sexual comfort zone to reinvent your love life
Develop your skills, realise your full potential and make your life work From getting organized to troubleshooting, scheduling meetings, to communicating effectively, find out how to project manage and get results. Includes practical techniques, effective tips, 5-minute fixes and case studies to equip you to succeed in the real world, plus set your goals and check progress with simple self-assessment exercises.Follow as a complete course, or dip in and out of topics of particular interest.Pocket-sized - take it wherever life takes you.
DK Readers help a child learn to read and encourage a life-long love of readingBroom, Zoom, Chug: when you want to get from here to there, take the plane, train or go by car!DK Readers are part of a five-level highly pictorial reading scheme, with lively illustrations and engaging stories to encourage reading. Level 1 have simple sentences, limited vocabulary, word repetition, picture dictionary boxes and large type - read them together with children who are just beginning to learn and with early or reluctant readers.Over 70 titles in the series.
Discover the world around you in a new and exciting way You and the world around you are full of energy. From the food you eat to the awesome power of the stars, energy is a part of everything in the Universe.How much energy is there in a bolt of lightning? Why is there more heat in an iceberg than a cup of tea? Find out how energy affects your daily life, the ways it is released, how plants and animals use energy in extreme climates and see for yourself how it is everywhere. Special fold-out pages reveal a spectacular encounter with the Sun, and incredible images show that science is all around us.
Bluetooth, HDTV, SEMs, PSP and Wii: your world is full of cool gadgets and clever technology. Want to know how it all works? Open up the cool lenticular cover to reveal what's inside your games console, how spies use GSM for covert operations, the world's fastest robot, virtual online worlds and more.It's a microscopic, X-rayed, cross-sectioned and close-up look at loads of amazing stuff!
Catchtheir eyes and their minds will follow. WOW: The Visual Encyclopedia ofEverything is a spectacular show-and-tell experience. Every spread inthis incredible book explores an encyclopedic subject in a unique way,through a thought-provoking collection of stunning photographic images.Meet the family in a photo album of our mammal relatives. A drawer fullof prosthetic eyes brings to life the science of genetics. An icesculpture is used to illustrate states of matter. Architectural marvelsare displayed on a house of cards. Space exploration is commemoratedthrough a collection of world stamps. There is something new todiscover on every page.
The visual 'wow' of the photographicgalleries is complemented by lively informative text, making it adelightful reference tool for children and adults alike. The book isorganized into classic encyclopedic subjects - nature, human body,science and technology, space, earth, people and places, history, andart and culture - with chapter branding for easy navigation. Everychapter has been researched and verified by a team of specialistconsultants and writers to deliver fascinating facts and figuresalongside essential information.
This comprehensive compendium is packed with the wow factor for the ultimate reference experience.
Whether you are an insect lover or an up-and-coming arachnid expert, learn everything you need to know to quickly and identify easily over 800 insects and spiders found in the UK and Europe. From wasps to centipedes, this is the ideal in-the-field or on-the-move reference.
Excel on your PC with the authorative Word on computers! Updated with sections on Windows XP, and covering subjects such as managing files, spreadsheets, exploring the internet and email, and installing and using peripherals, this is your one-stop guide to getting the most out of your computer. Includes a troubleshooting section addressing the most common problems plus advice on choosing and purchasing software and hardware.
From basic postures to more advanced meditation, this guide explains how yoga can contribute to your general well-being. Whether you are mum-to-be or tackling midlife challenges, find postures to help you meet life with peace of mind and renewed vitality.
Packed with unputdownable trivia, Earth: A visitor's guide is full of everything you ever needed to know about our planet and the people who live on it.It has odd creatures doing very strange things - dressing pets up as movie stars and trying to walk backwards up mountains, playing bizarre sports such as toe-wrestling, and plotting extraordinary hoaxes and scams. Plus discover urban myths, famous phobias, popular phallacies and extraordinary endurance events. Find out all about it in this out-of-this-world guide.
Accompany two archaeologists as they discover the tomb of the boy king, Tutankhamun, and all the exquisite jewellery and treasures uncovered inside it. Learn all about his life and death from coming to power at the tender age of nine to the different aspects of his burial nine years later.
Join Meg for her first tennis lesson, from learning to serve to smashing an ace. Packed with full-colour photographs, lively illustrations and engaging, age-appropriate stories to encourage children to develop reading skills. A multi-level reading programme guaranteed to capture children's interest. Serve up some reading fun!
Join Hannah and Jessica as they learn the art of gymnastics, from cartwheels and handstands to using the beam and asymmetric bars. Packed with full-colour photographs, lively illustrations and engaging, age-appropriate stories to encourage children to develop reading skills. A multi-level reading programme guaranteed to capture children's interest. Somersault in and have fun!
A trip to the dentist needn't be so scary when you can read all about it. Lots of photographs, simple vocabulary and illustrations make a great book to read together with your child and ideal for guided reading in the Literacy hour. Learning about the dentist is fun for beginner readers and increases reading confidence.
Take a walk on the wild side and find out everything you ever wanted to know about the natural world
Why do glow worms glow? What's the fastest thing on six legs? Which greedy guzzler munches 30,000 insects a day? Whatever your question: the answer is here.
From lizards that can run on water to bugs that build with paper, meet the tallest, fastest, biggest, smallest, wildest, weirdest and most awesome animals in the wild.
Discover which animals put up a fight and which run for their lives and how creatures survive the most hostile environments on Earth.
It's an eye-popping tour of the animal world.
Enjoy food that's fresh from plot to plate, not flown halfway round the world The sweetest carrots, the juiciest tomatoes, the most tender green beans - all these and many more delicious vegetable varieties can be yours: sown in your own garden, reared with your own hand, and savoured by all. Growing your own vegetables provides delicious food fresh from the soil without costing the earth. Packed with natural goodness, newly pulled carrots, freshly picked peas or potatoes dug straight from the ground are a healthy and inexpensive alternative to tasteless supermarket fare.And it couldn't be easier. Discover how planning and preparation, basic tools and the most rudimentary gardening ability can transform an allotment, garden, patio, or even an urban balcony into a homegrown haven. Choose your crop from easy-to-grow varieties that require minimum effort but deliver excellent results.You don't need green fingers to grow great food.
Diving offers challenge, excitement and the thrill of exploration but in turn requires skill, discipline and knowledge. With expert advice and step-by-step illustrations Eyewitness Companions: Scuba Diving reveals how to perfect these skills. This essential companion is suitable for those curious to take the plunge, right up to qualified divers interested in expanding their knowledge.You'll discover: Essential equipment - Know your gear, from fins and masks to depth gauges and tanks
Diving techniques - Learn essential step-by-step techniques, from training in the pool to taking to the open seas
Places to dive - Explore the top dive sites of the world, from coral reefs in the Pacific to wrecks in the Red Sea
Marine Life - Get the most from your dives with a comprehensive guide to underwater plant and animal life
Witness murder and mystery in the land of the pharaohs Watch the past come to life in this gripping comic-book tale. Travel back in time to Ancient Egypt and meet Methen, a young boy whose father is a priest at the temple of the crocodile god, Sobek.Join him on his travels as he and a young servant girl get entangled in a terrible tale of deceit as they discover evidence of tomb robbing, and are determined to expose the villain!But will they lose their heads before they prove their case?
Whatever you want to photograph, discover how to get it right every time'A digital imaging bible.' Outdoor Photography on Digital Photographer's HandbookFrom still life to children's parties, make sure you're picture perfect with this concise guide from expert photographer and bestselling author Tom Ang. Follow straightforward photographs and instructions to discover what equipment you'll need, the best approach for each subject and to compose, light, frame and take shots. Checklists give instant advice on getting results, while tricks of the trade show you how to turn a good picture into a great one. Plus, pick up valuable tips on everyday photography, including passport shots and displaying items on eBay.Get clicking and get outstanding results every time.