Many dangerous diseases are carried by bacteria – tiny organisms that can get into the body and multiply inside it. Antibiotics are medicines that kill bacteria. They can be used to cure many diseases that were deadly in the past. This book tells the story of how antibiotics were discovered, and how they have transformed the treatment of disease.
How to Draw Ireland features step-by-step instructions showing how to draw many of Ireland’s most recognised landmarks. Including Giant’s Causeway, St Patrick’s Cathedral and the Titanic Museum as well as some well-known Irish icons, such as Irish dancers and the celtic symbol, this is an essential book for any budding artist who would like to master the art of drawing Ireland.
Jacqueline Morley explores the story of clothing in a time of crisis. Telling the story of clothes rationing, the Utility Scheme and ‘Make-do and Mend’, this pocket-sized book takes a thorough look at Britain and other countries, and how they dealt with a drastically reduced supply of clothing in wartime. Featuring black and white illustrations, witty anecdotes and incredible trivia, readers will be entertained and educated.
Take an incredible voyage on the Beagle with Charles Darwin. Explore its relevance to the people who built it and the lives that they led. Stunning cut-away illustrations help lead the reader through the often complex historical periods. Written in a clear, concise style. Contents, glossary, and index.