Книги издательства DK

The Magic and Mystery of Trees
The Magic and Mystery of Trees
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Learn about the amazing natural science of trees in this gorgeously illustrated nature and science children's book. From the highest branch and leaf down to the complex ""wood wide web"" of roots in the soil, every part of a tree plays an important role in its own growth and the habitat of the whole forest or woodland.Did you know that trees take care of each other and that the whole forest is connected? DK's picture book The Magic & Mystery of Trees takes children on a fascinating journey of exploration, showing them just how special these mighty organisms are. Discover how they communicate and warn each other of predators, how they nurture their networks, record the past, and anticipate the future to ensure their survival.Learn unbe-leaf-able tree facts, meet extraordinary trees from around the world and the animals that call them home. Find out what trees do for us and how we are damaging them with pollution and deforestation. But it's not too late to do something about it and you'll find out how you can help with instructions on how to plant your very own tree!

Knowledge Encyclopedia Dinosaur!: Over 60 Prehistoric Creatures as Youve Never Seen Them Before
Knowledge Encyclopedia Dinosaur!: Over 60 Prehistoric Creatures as Youve Never Seen Them Before
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This dinosaur encyclopedia takes kids back to the Mesozoic era - known as the Age of the Dinosaurs - to explore the prehistoric life that ruled the Earth.Knowledge Encyclopedia Dinosaur!, which is for children aged between 8+, explores how the dinosaurs of the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous Periods evolved, lived, and died in the great dinosaur extinction event that occurred approximately 66 million years ago.It covers all you need to know about dinosaurs such as Tyrannosaurus rex, Stegosaurs, and Velociraptor, but also includes marine reptiles, massive mammals like the woolly mammoth, and the pterosaurs. Each creature has its own feature, which brings together the latest information from the world of palaeontology, wonderful up-to-date 3D artwork, and our knowledge of animal behaviour to paint a comprehensive picture that you won't find in other dinosaur fact books.A reference section at the end explains how we know so much about dinosaur evolution, behaviour, and their environments through fossils, research, and computer modelling techniques.If you have a budding dino enthusiast at home, Knowledge Encyclopedia Dinosaur! is the only book on the subject they'll ever need.

Astrology: Using the Wisdom of the Stars in Your Everyday Life
Astrology: Using the Wisdom of the Stars in Your Everyday Life
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Discover how to use astrology to understand yourself, make the best choices, and improve every area of your life.In her trademark accessible, down-to-earth style, acclaimed astrologer Carole Taylor explains how to use the age-old wisdom of astrology as a powerful tool for self-knowledge and self-enrichment. Using your birth chart as a starting point, you'll learn how to interpret the zodiac signs, planets, and astrological houses to better understand yourself.Carole shows how astrology can provide psychological insights, then pinpoints ways to use this knowledge to nurture personal and professional relationships, deal with stress, or release your imagination and creativity. You'll discover, too, how star lore can help you when you need it most, with practical advice on negotiating key moments, whether you're changing jobs, starting a family, coping with financial difficulty, or facing retirement.Authoritative and easy to understand, featuring fascinating case studies and with beautiful, inspiring illustrations throughout, Astrology is your essential guide to making the most of all life's challenges and opportunities. .

Marvel Studios Visual Dictionary
Marvel Studios Visual Dictionary
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Join Captain America, Thor, Iron Man, Black Widow, and the Guardians of the Galaxy on a stunning journey through the Marvel Cinematic Universe! DK is bringing its expertise in creating beautiful illustrated non-fiction to this modern pop culture phenomenon; Marvel Studios: The Visual Dictionary shows the world of the Avengers as it has never been seen before.Iron Man's armour, S.H.I.E.L.D.'s helicarriers, the soaring towers of Asgard, Hawkeye's bow, Thor's hammer, mighty Thanos and the Infinity Stones, Star-Lord's quad blasters - each subject is shown using beautiful movie stills and stunning prop photography, accompanied by engaging text explaining their key features and role in the Marvel saga. A unique and captivating showcase of the first ten years of Marvel Studios, this is the book that every Marvel movie fan has been waiting for!

The Film Book
The Film Book
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Lights, camera, action... Step into the world of cinema and learn everything there is to know about movies, directors, genres, and styles.Profiling 100 of the world's most influential directors and 100 key cinematic works, The Film Book will take you on a journey through the changing cinematic landscape. You'll get a behind-the-scenes look at classics like Citizen Kane and the Godfather and take a front row seat at lavish blockbusters including Titanic.Covering every national school of film-making from Hollywood to Bollywood The Film Book has something for everyone. ""Top 10"" and ""What to Watch"" boxes will inspire your next movie night. Test your knowledge with the essential trivia section - how much do you know about Oscar winners, biggest flops, banned films, and more?From the birth of cinema right up until the present day, The Film Book is a cinematic masterpiece. Packaged in a metal tin just like a reel of film, The Film Book is full to bursting with interesting stats, facts and figures and is essential reading for any film buff.