The 20th century gave us two great theories of physics: the general theory of relativity, which describes the behaviour of things on a very large scale, including the entire Universe; and quantum theo..
Learn something about everything and discover the world as you've never seen it before with exploded images of everyday objects from cars and skeletons to pianos and chocolate! Each image has 13 mind-..
Things have changed for Atticus Higginbottom. After the near catastrophe in the Fourth Reality, Ticks being home-schooled in the fields of science, trying to master the mysterious Chikarda. But just a..
Atticus Higginbottomaka Tickhas known all along that when the battle for every reality is on the line, his role will be a crucial one. But he never could have imagined how this final challenge would g..
110 times wider than Earth; 15 million degrees at its core; an atmosphere so huge that Earth is actually within it: come and meet the star of our solar system. Light takes eight minutes to reach Earth..
Congratulations! You now have a baby in your family. Follow our top tips and you'll all be very happy. Don't lend your baby to a kangaroo, plant your baby in the garden, or take to school with you - a..
Three teenagers are going on the trip of a lifetime. Only one is coming back. It's been more than forty years since NASA sent the first men to the moon, and to grab some much-needed funding and attent..
Young Billy Bowman and his mate Jack get caught up in the excitement when war is declared in August 1914 and leave their jobs on the farm to rush off and enlist in the Mounted Rifles - because the war..
Mel and her cousin Harriet are keen to nurse brave Kiwi boys fighting in the Great War, half a world away. But when they join the NZ Army Nursing Service and board a hospital ship headed for Egypt, An..
Four Christmases have passed since the world went to war in 1914. Struggling to survive in the trenches, close to enemy lines, amid the terror of gunfire and the whine of warplanes, Kiwi soldier Henry..
Fifty years ago, friendly rivalry between musicians turned 1965 into the most ground-breaking year in music history. It was the year rock and roll evolved into the premier art form of its time and acc..
In 1967, tens of thousands of young people streamed into San Francisco, kicking off a social transformation that shook the world. In this book, Harvey Kubernik embarks on an insider's musical explorat..
Welcome to 1968 -- a revolution in a book. Essays, memoirs, and more by fourteen award-winning authors offer unique perspectives on one of the world's most tumultuous years. Nineteen sixty-eight was a..
THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER. The Sixties ended a year late - on New Year's Eve 1970, when Paul McCartney initiated proceedings to wind up The Beatles. Music would never be the same again. The ..
The Sixties ended a year late - on New Year's Eve 1970, when Paul McCartney initiated proceedings to wind up The Beatles. Music would never be the same again. The next day would see the dawning of a n..
Winston Smith works for the Ministry of Truth in what remains of a Britain ravaged by revolution. His every move is monitored by the Thought Police, who are responsible for detecting dissent against t..
A hauntingly beautiful travel guide to the world's most visited cemeteries, told through spectacular photography and their unique histories and residents.More than 3.5 million tourists flock to Paris'..
This colourful word book is filled with pictures of things you can expect to find on a farm, from pigs and sheep to scarecrows, tractors and apple trees. The book is organised into themed pages, inclu..
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea was originally serialized in 1869 and 1870 in the French magazine called Magasin d'education et de recreation. The deluxe illustrated edition, published in November 1871, ..
Inspired by Jules Verne's iconic novel, this puzzle book is a treat for readers of all ages. Aleksandra Artymowska's take on the tale is bursting with wild creatures, strange landscapes and mechanical..
The fast-track guide for the smart traveller A tightly edited, discreetly packaged selection of city highlights for the design-conscious visitor. Each Wallpaper* City Guide unearths the most happening..
Travelling around Ethiopia, Djibouti and Somaliland is a life-altering experience. Together, these three countries offer a heady mix of otherworldly landscapes, captivating cultures, historical wonder..
If travel is most rewarding when it surprises, then Iran might be the most rewarding destination on Earth. If you fancy traveling somewhere neither East nor West, and exotic and fascinating, read on ..
Think lush, reef-fringed islands with sandy foreshores that virtually glow in the tropical sunshine; the South Pacific islands that dreams are made of. Craig McLachlan, Lonely Planet Writer Our Promis..
Tropical weather brings light and life to sandy beaches and azure waters. Throughout the islands, strong communities show off their country s attributes to a soundtrack of drumming and dance. Jayne D ..
41 countries, 186 maps and 28 ways to say hello Explore Italian churches, Portuguese beaches, Norwegian fjords, Czech bars and Turkish bathsFull coverage of accommodation, nightlife, top sights and tr..
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