Nasty stinging creatures that destroy crops and spread disease – if that’s your opinion of insects, read this fascinating book to discover the other side of the story. Without insects to pollinate flowers, we would have no fruit. Without bees, we would have no honey. Maggots are not pretty, but they help to make the world a cleaner and healthier place.
This brand new science book takes readers on a voyage inside the human body, filled with lively, colourful illustrations and fascinating facts. It aims to make human biology both entertaining and fun for children. Where does your food go? What are eyelashes for? These questions and many more are answered in The Human Body Book. Full glossary and index.
The How To Draw series takes a highly visual and practical approach to drawing, featuring step-by-step instructions for each art project. This comprehensive handbook covers all aspects of drawing caricatures, whether you want to render iconic figures like Albert Einstein or family, friends and favourite pets. The text includes guidance on essential concepts such as light, tone and composition. Duotone lines highlight each step.
This beautifully illustrated book, packed with fascinating facts, lets you travel back in time to the High Middle Ages, the period in European history from the end of the 10th century to the end of the 15th. This was a time of excitement and adventure, when explorers pushed back the boundaries of the known world, and knights in armour battled for supremacy.