An invaluable guide for both casual opera fans and afficionados, this volume contains act-by-act descriptions of operatic works ranging from the early seventeenth century masterworks of Monteverdi and..
Discover the inventions that helped shape the world we know today. 100 Inventions That Made History is no ordinary history book. Take a look at the trailblazing inventions that have advanced technolog..
Mangificent: From Astro Boy to Akira, the superstars of the manga sceneSince the original TASCHEN edition of Manga Design, Japan's comic phenomenon has produced yet more captivating characters and a w..
The National Galleries of Scotland comprises threegalleries: the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Scottish National Gallery ofModern Art and the Scottish National Gallery. Together these galleries..
Following on the success of 100 paper planes, "100 More Paper Planes to Fly" has new planes based on four different layouts, each decorated with its own unique colours, motifs and patterns - ranging f..
Full of the roughest and toughest things on the planetanimals, bugs, plants and materials so hard, so resilient, and sometimes just so darn difficult to kill, that weve dubbed them 'the Indestructible..
Do you dare to discover the world's strangest creatures and uncover the weirdest facts? Then this book is for you. Find out why the Goonch is known as a man-eating catfish or who fights off killer cre..
Dare to discover the world's strangest creatures and uncover the weirdest facts. Find out why the goonch is known as a man-eating catfish or who fights off killer creatures by spraying acid-filled blo..
Painting is enjoying a remarkable creative renaissance in the 21st century. 100 Painters of Tomorrow aims to identify and nurture a wellspring of new artistic talent, creating the definitive global gu..
Children can put their flying skills to the test with this chunky pad of brightly patterned spaceships. Each tear-out, patterned paper sheet can be folded, origami-style, into a flying spacecraft by f..
Bring the beauty of National Trust gardens to your own little patch. Some 80% of people who visit NT properties do so 'to look at the garden'. And one of the glories of NT gardens are their incredible..
From cars made of carrot to tea-smuggling spies; Popeye's spinach to the hallucinogenic effects of lettuce, renowned garden expert Chris Beardshaw takes us on a journey though history's most fascinati..
From brainy biologists and clever chemists to magnificent mathematicians and pioneering physicists, discover 100 remarkable scientists who shaped our world.Containing a universe of knowledge, 100 Scie..
WINNER OF THE 2016 NOBEL PRIZE FOR LITERATUREA new collection of Bob Dylan's most essential lyrics - one hundred songs that represent the Nobel Laureate's incredible musical range through the entirety..
Plunge into the world of science and learn about humankind's ten most important discoveries, including stars, wheels, numbers, light, medicine, sound, atoms, materials, energy and life. See how early ..
There's more to this book than you first think - you can look for sets of ten, discuss the different colours and animals, look for the little stories and jokes on each page, see how each spread leads ..
Perfect for Star Wars fans who think they already know everything On May 25, 1977, the world of science fiction, film, and pop culture was changed forever with the release of "Star Wars." The beginni..
What was the 'Flute of Shame'? Which two USPresidents were arrested for reckless riding? Why would an African king be afraidof a parrot's egg? Find the answers these questions, along with loads of oth..
Science is a huge topic, but this friendly book breaks it down into bite-sized chunks, making it an accessible introduction for anyone who wants to find out about this fascinating subject. Highly illu..
A handy field guide for the best stargazing experience whether in your own back yard, camping, or travelling-including information showing you which planets, constellations, stars, and manmade objects..
If you thought that it was a man's world, think again! 100 Women Who Made History is the exciting story of the women who changed the world, from Anne Frank to J.K. Rowling. Meet the most talented and..
Freddy Lupin is from a noble family of werewolves. But his first Transwolfation is a disaster when Freddy turns into a yapping poodle instead of a ferocious werewolf. Now his snooty Uncle Hotspur will..
Its dot-to-dot gone wild in this latest addition to the series, as author Thomas Pavitte sets out to explore the animal kingdom. Enjoy bringing your favourite animals to life with The 1000 Dot-to-Dot ..
After the phenomenal worldwide success of the 1000 Dot-to-Dot Series, for his fourth outing author and artist Thomas Pavitte is taking on the challenge of recreating some of the worlds finest pieces o..
Children cannot fail to love this fantastic book filled with 1000 fairy-themed stickers. There are colourful pictures to fill with which ever stickers the reader chooses - to create delightful scenes ..
This superbly illustrated volume is the fan's most comprehensive insight into 1,000 football clubs (a.k.a., soccer teams), both professional and collegiate, from every continent, illustrating each clu..
Not just a look at the art of record cover design Record covers are a sign of our life and times. Like the music on the discs, they address such issues as love, life, death, fashion, and rebellion. F..
This is a fantastic activity book, brimming with 1000 exciting ideas from the successful '365' series of make and do books. Easy instructions, some step-by-step, describe how to create amazing drawing..
The astonishing, beautiful new story for all readers of 10 and over from the bestselling and Costa-shortlisted author of TIME TRAVELLING WITH A HAMSTER.'A wonderful story' Kiran Millwood Hargrave The..
Practice makes perfect-and helps deepen your understanding of algebra 1001 Algebra I Practice Problems For Dummies takes you beyond the instruction and guidance offered in Algebra I For Dummies, givi..
Never before have so many bicycles been profiled within one beautifully illustrated volume. 1001 Bikes to Dream of Riding Before You Die explores in detail the greatest bikes of all time and from acro..
This latest book in the hugely popular 1001 series showcases the world's best designed and most important cars. With stunning full-solour photography representing the highest achievements of car desig..
1001 Classical Recordings You Must Hear Before You Die answers the need for more accessible information about the greats of classical music: it is the definitive insider's guide to the best recordings..
What makes a golf hole special, or indeed memorable? For some it is the thrill of a tricky shot over a deep ravine, or the beautiful scenery of an ocean-side tee-off. For others it is the history of f..
From heritage sites that preserve wonders of the ancient world, such as the Great Wall of China, to memorials that commemorate significant moments in the twentieth century, and from the Sterkfontein C..
Have you ever wondered who came up with a staircase that moved, leading eventually to the creation of the escalator? The genius of some inventions is their simplicity: the paperclip, rivets, boomerang..
Now revised and updated in collaboration with UNESCO, 1001 Natural Wonders You Must See Before You Die is the definitive guide to awesome nature, celebrating hundreds of millions of years of the Earth..