Kids can go on a visual tour of the prehistoric world, exploring the plants, the reptiles, the swimmers, the flyers, the dinosaurs, the mammals, and more in this comprehensive and fully updated visual celebration of prehistoric life. Part of the series of award-winning, best-selling DK encyclopedias for children, this title has been completely revised to provide a comprehensive visual exploration of the entire range of prehistoric animal life. Dinosaurs: A Visual Encyclopedia is not simply a catalog of facts and photos - it is a visual celebration of the history of all life on Earth, with a special focus on dinosaurs. More than 100 dinosaur species are featured, many illustrated with brand new artworks, exclusive to DK. The new images vividly reflect the very latest research into what these prehistoric creatures looked like, including thrilling new discoveries about feathered dinosaurs.

Author DK
Isbn 0744021138
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
Year 2018-04-03
Pages 304
Language English
File format PDF

The perfect book for young readers looking to explore some of life's biggest questions. Thousands of years ago, ancient philosophers asked some important questions: "What is real?", "What is the point of my existence?", "Why is there evil in the world?", and "What can I know?" These questions have gone on to spark passionate debates about our existence and how we understand the world around us. In this engaging and accessible introduction to philosophy, readers aged 11+ will be introduced to a variety of philosophical ideas through the teachings of Plato, Confucius, Simone de Beauvoir, and many more. Vibrant, reader-friendly illustrations bring the history of ideas and thinking to life, and provide topics for reflection and debate. With biographies of the most influential philosophers from around the world, young readers will explore the questions that have been fundamental to the development of scientific study, logical thinking, religious beliefs, freedom in society, and much more. Thought experiments peppered throughout will help to connect readers with the theories presented so they can apply them to their own lives.

Author DK
Isbn 074403826X
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
Year 2020-11-10
Pages 208
Language English
File format PDF

An essential encyclopedia for young paleontologists containing over 1000 visual illustrations to learn more about dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures. Engage in amazing interesting facts about dinosaurs - the most awe-inspiring creatures to have ever lived. The Dinosaur Book brings you face-to-face with incredible creatures in fully colored images and realistic digital reconstructions. The largest footprints in history aren't just a footnote. Believed to have lived between 230 - 65 million years ago, this ebook contains everything prehistoric from dinosaurs and flying pterosaurs, to marine reptiles and early mammals, even prehistoric plants, some of which still live today. Find out about great herbivores and ferocious predators such as the Tyrannosaurus, Hadrosaur, Quetzalcoatlus and Stegosaurus. Learn about fun facts and recent discoveries like the amazing uncovering of a 110 million-year-old dinosaur named Nodosaur. Go on the journey of history's longest-lived periods of life on the planet. Find out how amazing fossilized remains inform us about how they lived and how new feathered dinosaurs were discovered. The Dinosaur Book is filled with fun educational facts that will answer your young dino-lovers curiosity and take a detailed approach in explaining the "what, why and how's." A Face-To-Face Experience With Amazing Dinosaurs! Includes incredible images and hundreds of fascinating dinosaur facts. Discover the past as you read about an amazing array of prehistoric life forms, dinosaur fossils, what creatures lived before dinosaurs, the age of fish, early life on land and even explore which trees survived the big bang and are still with us today. Easy to read with detailed illustrations that makes the book even easier to understand, this dinosaur encyclopedia is a gem for young minds curious about prehistoric life on earth. The Dinosaur Book takes you on a journey through: -Before the Dinosaurs -The Age of Dinosaurs -The Marine World -The Rise of Animals -And more... This spectacular visual guide puts your young reader up close with amazing dinosaurs and other sensational prehistoric creatures. Learn about new dinosaur names, where they lived, what they ate, how they defended themselves, and much more.

Author DK,John Woodward
Isbn 0744042046
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
Year 2018-09-18
Pages 208
Language English
File format PDF

Could I have a pet dinosaur? Why did T. rex have such short arms? What can we learn from dinosaur poo? Explore the intriguing answers to more than 200 questions about dinosaurs in DK's newest dinosaur encyclopedia for kids. This children's book, ideal for ages 6-9, will help inquisitive minds find out the answers to all the dinosaur questions they may have, and some they hadn't thought of! Did dinosaurs sleep? Did they have feathers? Covering amazing ancient creatures, fantastic fossils, and the positively perplexing prehistoric world, Did You Know? Dinosaurs helps children get a handle with the gigantic topic that is dinosaurs. Bursting with up-to-date facts and discoveries, this visually stunning book is something that every young dinosaur enthusiast and fossil hunter will want to own. Get your child learning with this amazing dinosaur book, which is packed with fantastic facts for curious minds.

Author DK
Isbn 0744022649
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
Year 2020-03-24
Pages 144
Language English
File format PDF

Bigger and Better, Updated and Expanded We live in a golden age of paleontological discovery—on average, we find one new dinosaur species per week. The most fascinating among them take their place in this updated edition of Dinosaurs—The Grand Tour; from Aardonyx, a lumbering beast that formed a link between two- and four-legged dinosaurs, to Zuniceratops, who boasted a deadly pair of horns. Here, you’ll find everything worth knowing about every dinosaur worth knowing—more than 300 in all, including: Amphibious Halszkaraptor looks like no other dinosaur we’ve found—with a head and body the size of a duck’s, sharp claws . . . and a swanlike neck. Longer than a blue whale and three times taller than a giraffe, Patagotitan is a newly discovered contender for “biggest dinosaur ever.” The speedy little feathered predator Stenonychosaurus was an anatomical marvel, with retractable claws, asymmetrical ears for advanced hearing, incredible night vision, and a huge brain. Oviraptor—whose name means “egg thief “—doesn’t deserve its bad rap. This specimen from 1923 is now proven to have been sitting by its own eggs—not stealing another’s. Sinornithosaurus prove that dinosaurs shed their skin the same way that humans do, rather than sloughing it off all at once like a snake. At-a-glance sidebars put each dinosaur’s diet, size, and location at your fingertips. Stories of harrowing expeditions conjure the thrills of history’s most famous dinosaur hunters. Highlights from recent research reveal what’s new in paleontology today, including scientists’ evolving idea of what dinosaurs actually looked like. (Hint: They were more colorful—and feathery!—than we ever thought before.) And illustrations on virtually every page bring these prehistoric creatures to life in all their glory.

Author Keiron Pim
Isbn 1615195254
Genre Nature
Year 2019-12-10
Pages 368
Language English
File format PDF

From the top of your head to the tip of your toes, Human Body: A Visual Encyclopedia is a book to excite and educate a child's inquisitive mind. This definitive guide includes exciting pictures and facts on over 100 body parts that encourage your child to learn about their remarkable bodies. They'll meet the engine room of the body, the beating heart; the brilliant brain; the amazing lungs and the super skeleton. Let your child learn what makes the body tick with Human Body: A Visual Encyclopedia. Supports Common Core State Standards.

Author DK
Isbn 1465401431
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
Year 2012-06-18
Pages 256
Language English
File format PDF

From the shimmering surface to the darkest depths, this breathtaking visual encyclopedia presents our blue planet as never before. Stunning photography, accessible information, and fascinating facts are spilling over in this essential guide to the oceans. Take a dip in all the world's waters to experience their incredible diversity. Make a splash in the icy Arctic waters before warming up in the tropical Indian Ocean. Experience the super size of mighty whales compared to swarms of tiny krill. Cast your eyes to the skies to see circling sea birds before diving down to meet mysterious creatures of the deep. Awash with comprehensive information and fascinating detail, Ocean: A Children's Encyclopedia is the perfect choice for school projects, marine enthusiasts, and water babies everywhere.

Author DK,John Woodward
Isbn 1465448446
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
Year 2015-08-04
Pages 256
Language English
File format PDF

Reach for the stars with this best-selling reference ebook for children. The comprehensive visual encyclopedia looks deep inside space, using stunning photography to excite younger readers and show them the many wonders of our extraordinary Universe. From asteroids and comets to galaxies and planets, Space Visual Encyclopedia takes kids on an in-depth tour of our Solar System and beyond! Go starry-eyed as you learn about the different constellations and look to the skies for the rockets, shuttles, and telescopes used in the most incredible space missions to date. Be inspired by the people who have influenced space history, from ancient astronomers to groundbreaking astronauts. Solve the mysteries of the Universe as you travel back to the Big Bang, experience the pull of a black hole, and come face to face with dark matter. With its stunning visuals and amazing facts, Space Visual Encyclopedia is a must-have for every space enthusiast. So what are you waiting for? 3-2-1, blast off!

Author DK
Isbn 1465462775
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
Year 2016-11-01
Pages 208
Language English
File format PDF

This new and significantly updated authored dictionary is a unique glossary of paleontological terms, taxa, localities, and concepts. It focuses primarily on identifying the most significant groups of fossil animals and plants in relation to their evolution and phylogeny. It also focuses on mass extinctions, on taxa that are problematic in some significant way, on the principal fossil-Lagerstätten of the world, and on historical turning points marked by index fossils. Although there are many current resources on the subject, none contains an accurate representation of the paleontological lexicon. Although well aware that the fast-changing field of paleontology will always defy any attempt at complete description, the author has attempted to provide an accurate and comprehensive set of about 4,000 entries that will be useful to professionals as well as to general readers of scientific literature without a background in paleontology.

Author Robert L. Carlton
Isbn 3030255867
Genre Science
Year 2019-10-18
Pages 469
Language English
File format PDF

This new book, greatly expanded from the 1995 first edition, describes detailed, step-by-step procedures for sculpting, molding and painting original prehistoric animals. It emphasizes the use of relatively inexpensive materials including oven-hardening polymer clay and wire. Additional tips are offered on how to build distinctive dino-dioramas and scenes involving one’s own original sculptures that you will learn how to conceive and build. This book will appeal to a new generation who would like to break into the industry of paleosculpture. Techniques range from “basic” to “advanced.” The authors also discuss what it means to be a “paleoartist.”

Author Allen A. Debus,Bob Morales,Diane E. Debus
Isbn 1476603553
Genre Nature
Year 2013-08-28
Pages 292
Language English
File format PDF

A landmark publishing achievement on the subject, the new edition of this acclaimed encyclopedia is expanded to two volumes, covering the full range of issues related to animal protection. • Includes hundreds of alphabetically organized entries covering the full range of topics related to animal rights and welfare, including dog fighting, endangered species in zoos, animals as disease carriers, factory farming, veganism, and more • Encompasses the work of 150 contributors—experts from around the world that make up a virtual "who's who" in the broad areas of animal protection • Outlines a chronology of legislation and other important events that have had a significant impact on animal rights issues • Lists references for each entry, plus a comprehensive bibliography at the end of the encyclopedia

Author Marc Bekoff
Isbn 0313352569
Genre Nature
Year 2009-11-25
Pages 685
Language English
File format PDF

This book recovers the multiplicity of meanings embedded in colonial hunting and the power it symbolized by examining both the incorporation and representation of British women hunters in the sport and how African people leveraged British hunters' dependence on their labor and knowledge to direct the impact and experience of hunting.

Author Angela Thompsell
Isbn 1137494433
Genre History
Year 2015-10-12
Pages 229
Language English
File format PDF

Now in its Fifth Edition, this much-loved text offers theoretical and philosophical depth as well as insights into practice. The text covers the entire research process in an accessible way and provides critical, thoughtful treatment of important issues like ethics and politics, making it an invaluable companion for any business and management student New to the Fifth Edition: Expanded to include examples from across business and management including Marketing, International Business and Psychology Up-to-date, international examples and cases from a range of countries Introductory chapter looks at writing proposals in detail Chapter on the literature review now includes how to critically review Move towards new technologies and social media including discussion of wikis and cloud sourcing Improved structure and flow, with three chapters on qualitative methods and three on quantitative methods Additional practical exercises which are linked to key research tasks throughout The companion website (https://edge.sagepub.com/easterbysmith) offers a wealth of resources for both lecturers and students including, for lecturers, an instructor's manual and PowerPoint slides and, for students, author podcasts, journal articles, web links, MCQs, datasets and a glossary.

Author Mark Easterby-Smith,Richard Thorpe,Paul R Jackson
Isbn 147392765X
Genre Business & Economics
Year 2015-04-21
Pages 400
Language English
File format PDF