• Making with Machines
    Making with Machines
    Be a SCIENCE MAKER by experimenting, tinkering and building to discover the wonders of science! Learn all about MACHINES by following in the footsteps of famous scientists, artists and inventors.

    - Build a battle catapult like famous machine-maker Archimedes

    - Make an artificial robot arm based on Kaylene Kau's award-winning design

    - Be inspired by sculptor Fi Henshall and create your own bird automaton, and much more!

    Each title in this series contains ten 'makes', prompted by featured profiles of great scientists, artists and engineers. Children will learn about and create the experiments and builds that have led to world-changing discoveries, amazing machines and inspiring artworks. Perfect for KS2 science and technology classes aged 9 and up.

    ISBN: 9781526305510
    Publication date: 09/01/2020
    Price: $23.99
    Author: Science Makers
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $23.99
  • Man of War
    Man of War
    Look inside an 18th-century warship as it sails into battle on the high seas. Packed with extraordinary illustrations, this history book for children covers everything from warship design to navigation.

    Biesty's incredible drawings slice through a man-of-war to explore every corner, from the crow's nest to the stinking hold. Packed with fascinating facts and gory details, the pages teem with sailors busy about their duties. Find out how gun crews fired a cannon, examine a surgeon's toolkit, and learn the best way to wriggle the maggots out of the ship's biscuits. Look out, too, for the stowaway on every page. He's the one with spiky hair and there's a reward for his capture!

    This absorbing book will have children - and adults - poring over every page. Celebrating its 25th anniversary, Stephen Biesty's Cross-Sections Man-of-War remains as entertaining as ever.

    ISBN: 9780241379776
    Publication date: 01/08/2019
    Price: $37.00
    Author: Platt, Richard
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $37.00
  • Materials
    Materials
    Materials are all around us! Investigate the many different forms that materials take, from chunky solids to runny liquids, and find out how materials are used according to their unique properties. Explore how materials are changed by chemical reactions, how important it is to recycle materials and discover some famous inventors whose visions have transformed the world we live in. Test your understanding with fun projects, such as making a chemical volcano.



    Inject some fun into STEAM topics, with these lively examinations of buildings, robots, computers, vehicles, materials and space! This bright, colourful series aims to inspire children aged 8 and up with a lifelong love of STEAM subjects.

    ISBN: 9781526304766
    Publication date: 28/11/2019
    Price: $21.99
    Author: Adventures in STEAM
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $21.99
  • More Incredible Cross-sections
    More Incredible Cross-sections
    This illustrated book for children shows you how things work. Look inside the human body, explore the magic of Venice, and take a tour around a movie studio - and much more!

    Part of a unique series that the Guardian in 2016 voted one of the best illustrated non-fiction books ever, More Incredible Cross-sections is Stephen Biesty at the top of his game. In this updated edition with a refreshed, contemporary style, he gives readers an exploded view of 12 objects, places, landmarks, and modes of transport. But look closer! In every picture is an alien who has lost his way- can you find him?

    As you pore over Stephen Biesty's superbly detailed pages, you will also discover loads of awesome facts. Did you know that steam engines were notoriously difficult to stop, leading to frequent accidents? Or that people at an Antarctic research base rely on supplies from an aircraft's parachute drops during winter?

    From windmills to cities, airports to space stations, More Incredible Cross-sections is for curious minds of any age interested in finding out how our amazing world works.

    ISBN: 9780241388471
    Publication date: 01/10/2019
    Edition: NE
    Price: $37.00
    Author: Platt, Richard
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $37.00
  • Robots
    Robots
    Take a look at how a robotic arm is designed, how engineers are devising examples that can be controlled by the human brain just like a real arm, and how the science of electronics allows the robot to interpret electrical signals and move in response. Find out about sensors, code and programming, explore fascinating robots from drones and space rovers to medical robots, and meet some of the world's most famous robots. Try activities such as designing your own rescue robot to squeeze into small spaces.



    Inject some fun into STEAM topics, with these lively examinations of buildings, robots, computers, vehicles, materials and space! This bright, colourful series aims to inspire children aged 8 and up with a lifelong love of STEAM subjects.

    ISBN: 9781526304780
    Publication date: 28/11/2019
    Price: $21.99
    Author: Adventures in STEAM
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $21.99
  • Skyscrapers
    Skyscrapers
    Every volume of Science Comics offers a complete introduction to a particular topic-dinosaurs, the solar system, volcanoes, bats, robots, and more. These gorgeously illustrated graphic novels offer wildly entertaining views of their subjects. Whether you're a fourth grader doing a natural science unit at school or a thirty-year-old with a secret passion for airplanes, these books are for you!

    In this volume, join a pair of superheroes as they uncover the secrets of skyscrapers, from the great Egyptians pyramids to the world's tallest building. Read along and learn how skyscrapers are a bold combination of applied physics, ingenuity, and a lot of hard work!

    ISBN: 9781626727946
    Publication date: 19/11/2019
    Price: $27.99
    Author: Science Comics
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $27.99
  • Story of Buildings
    Story of Buildings
    A highly readable book about architecture, lavishly illustrated with sixteen intricate cross sections.

    From straw huts to skyscrapers, palaces to arts centres, The Story of Buildings takes us on a journey across continents and over centuries. Patrick Dillon selects sixteen of the most iconic buildings from around the world including the Parthenon, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Taj Mahal, the Forbidden City, the Bauhaus, Crystal Palace, the Sydney Opera House and the Pompidou Centre, and tells the remarkable human story behind each of them. Stephen Biesty's detailed, intricate cross-sections allow us to see inside these incredible structures and appreciate the inspiration of their creators. Technical information and architectural terms are explained in labels and there is an extensive index and timeline at the end of the book.

    ISBN: 9781406381689
    Publication date: 01/09/2018
    Price: $22.99
    Author: Dillon, Patrick
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $22.99
  • Story of Coding: Explore the Amazing World of Coding!
    Story of Coding: Explore the Amazing World of Coding!
    Learn about the history of coding and computers in DK Reader The Story of Coding. Young readers will find out what coding is, how it developed, and how modern codes are used for everyday purposes.

    ISBN: 9780241284988
    Publication date: 01/06/2017
    Price: $15.99
    Author: Kelly, James Floyd
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $15.99
  • Things That Go
    Things That Go
    When was the wheel invented? How fast is a bullet train? What makes a car go? Find out in this interactive book with 100 questions and answers, and 70 lift-flaps to explore. Lift the flaps to look inside a cars engine, learn about farm machines, find out about aircraft, see the fastest vehicles, and take a closer at emergency vehicles, construction machinery and submarines.

    ISBN: 9781786034540
    Publication date: 01/08/2019
    Price: $21.99
    Author: Life on Earth
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $21.99
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