• Children's & YA
      January 2015

      EXPLORING HISTORY: PREHISTORIC PEOPLES

      Discover the long-ago world of the first humans

      by Philip Brooks

      Imagine life in a distant age, a time when the first people hunted with sticks and spears made from wood and stone. Discover the prehistoric world and find out what it was like to live through the Stone, Bronze and Iron Ages, and how the first settled com

    • Children's & YA
      January 2008

      Nature Watch: Snakes

      by Barbara Taylor

      Snakes are often hated, sometimes loved, but rarely understood. This exciting and comprehensive guide offers an amazing insight into their strange world. Snake Myths explore enthralling stories about snakes from different cultures and ages, and Did You Kn

    • Children's & YA
      January 2008

      Nature Watch: Elephants

      by Barbara Taylor

      Elephants are the gentle giants that dominate the continents of Africa and Asia. This guide offers an insight into the lives of these intelligent creatures. There are sections on elephant senses, keeping cool, migration, feeding, courtship, interaction wi

    • Hobbies
      January 2014

      THE PRACTICAL GUIDE TO SALT-WATER FISHING

      Expert advice on species, baits, techniques, shore and boat fishing

      by Martin Ford

      This book is a concise and comprehensive introduction to the world of sea angling. It covers the two main aspects of the sport: fishing from shore and boat fishing. A visual gallery provides information about the major species that the salt-water angler i

    • History & the past: general interest (Children's/YA)
      May 2018

      STEP INTO THE ARCTIC WORLD

      by Jen Green

      In one of the world's most extreme environments, mankind has developed unique methods of survival. This fact-filled book examines Arctic habitation through the ages. Find out about the amazing ways in which humans have learned to hunt, herd and farm in ha

    • Fishing, angling
      June 2017

      SALT WATER FISHING A STEP-BY-STEP HANDBOOK

      Expert techniques and advice on successful sea angling, from shore or boat, illustrated with over 200 practical photographs and diagrams

      by Martin Ford

      This book is a concise and comprehensive introduction to the world of sea angling. It covers the two main aspects of the sport: fishing from shore and boat fishing. A visual gallery provides information about the major species that the salt-water angler i

    • Children's & YA
      September 2012

      HANDS-ON HISTORY! ANCIENT ROME

      Step into the time of the Roman Empire, with 15 step-by-step projects and over 370 exciting pictures

      by Phillip Steele

      The modern world owes a great deal to ancient Rome, including many principles of democratic government, law, poetry, drama, art and architecture. Find out for yourself how the Romans forged the mightiest empire the world has ever known, and discover the t

    • Children's & YA
      September 2012

      HANDS-ON HISTORY! VIKING WORLD

      Learn about the legendary Norse raiders, with 15 stepby- step projects and more than 350 exciting pictures

      by Philip Steele

      This fascinating fact and project book is the perfect introduction to Viking history. Discover how these amazing people lived their lives, the food they ate, the clothes they wore, the heroes they revered, the weapons they used, and the lands they conquer

    • History & the past: general interest (Children's/YA)
      February 2013

      HANDS-ON HISTORY! AZTEC & MAYA

      Rediscover the lost world of ancient Central America, with 450 exciting pictures and 15 step-by-step projects

      by Fiona Macdonald

      HANDS-ON HISTORY! AZTEC & MAYA Rediscover the lost world of ancient Central America, with 450 exciting pictures and 15 step-by-step projects Fiona Macdonald

    • Children's & YA
      February 2013

      HANDS-ON HISTORY! INCAS

      Step into the spectacular world of ancient South America, with 340 exciting pictures and 15 step-by-step projects

      by Philip Steele

      Successors to the Chim gold workers and the Tiwanaku lake people, the Incas ruled the most spectacular empire South America has ever seen. The so-called Land of the Sun God was bright with treasure houses of precious metals, the most fabulous clothes and

    • History & the past: general interest (Children's/YA)
      June 2013

      HANDS-ON HISTORY! ANCIENT INDIA

      Discover the rich heritage of the Indus Valley and the Mughal Empire, with 15 step-by-step projects and 340 pictures

      by Daud Ali

      This wonderful book delves into the distant past to one of the earliest civilizations on Earth in the Indus Valley and continues through to the glittering Mughal empire. There are insights into how emperors, priests and ordinary people lived, what the

    • History & the past: general interest (Children's/YA)
      June 2013

      HANDS-ON HISTORY! ANCIENT JAPAN

      Step back to the time of shoguns and samurai, with 15 step-by-step projects and over 330 exciting pictures

      by Fiona Macdonald

      Step back in time more than 30,000 years, to when the first settlers reached Japan and a highly sophisticated civilization was born. Explore the grand palaces of regal emperors and shoguns, be amazed by the fighting skills of the feuding samurai, and admi

    • History & the past: general interest (Children's/YA)
      August 2012

      HANDS-ON HISTORY! ANCIENT EGYPT

      Find out about the land of the pharaohs, with 15 step-by-step projects and over 400 exciting pictures

      by Phillip Steele

      Learn what life was like for the people of the Nile Delta. Delve into the dark secrets of their funeral rites, mummies and tombs, and the many strange gods they revered. Learn about their love of fine art and crafts, and their amazing architectural skills

    • History & the past: general interest (Children's/YA)
      August 2012

      HANDS-ON HISTORY! ANCIENT GREECE

      Step into the world of the classical Greeks, with 15 step-by-step projects and 350 exciting pictures

      by Richard Tames

      Discover the spectacular achievements of this ancient civilization. Learn about the creation of the Olympic games; the beginnings of modern medicine and philosophy; travel, trade and warfare; and the dawn of democracy. A selection of 15 practical projects

    • Children's & YA
      September 2012

      HANDS-ON HISTORY! ANCIENT CHINA

      Step into the time of the Chinese Empire, with 15 step-by-step projects and over 300 exciting pictures

      by Philip Steele

      Discover fascinating facts about China and find out why tombs were filled with pottery figures, the importance of jade, who the terracotta warriors were, and how silk was made. Learn about Chinese inventions, weapons and warfare; fashion, food and family

    • Children's & YA
      October 2012

      HANDS-ON HISTORY! MESOPOTAMIA

      All about ancient Assyria and Babylonia, with 15 stepby- step projects and more than 300 exciting pictures

      by Lorna Oakes

      This is the perfect introduction to Mesopotamian history. There are sections on trade and technological advances, as well as social issues of the time, ranging from family life and beliefs to formal religion and royalty. Practical projects actively involv

    • Children's & YA
      November 2012

      HANDS-ON HISTORY! STONE AGE

      Step back to the time of the earliest humans, with 15 step-by-step projects and 380 exciting pictures

      by Charlotte Hurdman

      Our earliest human ancestors were making tools from stone at least two million years ago, but our story really begins with the arrival of modern humans, called Homo sapiens sapiens, about 100,000 years ago. This fascinating volume delves into the mysterie

    • Children's & YA
      November 2012

      HANDS-ON HISTORY! NATIVE AMERICANS

      Find out about the world of North American Indians, with 400 exciting pictures and 15 step-by-step projects

      by Michael Stotter

      Marvel at the vast spread of the North American tribes, from the Arctic Inuit to the warrior Apache, each with its own unique customs and rituals. Discover how explorers, colonists and gold-hunters forced the brave Indian chiefs into battle or into hiding

    • Children's & YA
      January 2013

      HANDS-ON HISTORY! THE CELTS

      Step into the world of the Celtic peoples, with 15 step-by-step projects and over 400 exciting pictures

      by Fiona Macdonald

      Find out fascinating facts about the many different Celtic clans: the reasons for their migration, their mysticism and beliefs, and how they crafted exquisite metalwork. Delve into everyday life to find out what the Celts ate, where they lived, the brave

    • Children's & YA
      January 2013

      HANDS-ON HISTORY! ESKIMO INUIT, SAAMI & ARCTIC PEOPLES

      Learn all about the inhabitants of the frozen north, with 15 step-by-step projects and over 350 exciting pictures

      by Jen Green

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