• Science & technology: general interest (Children's/YA)
      January 2016

      Transportation Technology

      by Tim Harris

      The revolution in Transportation Technology has changed our world. This book outlines the science behind the way ships, planes, trains, and automobiles move, as well as how people can survive for short periods underwater. There are diagrams, historic p

    • Animal behaviour
      January 2014

      Africa

      The World of Endangered Animals

      by Tim Harris

      Around the world many animals face threats to their existence. The destruction of their habitats, hunting, and pollution are all factors that may cause their populations to decline. In Africa, such endangered animals include lowland gorillas, white rhi

    • Animal behaviour
      January 2014

      Australia and Southeast Asia

      The World of Endangered Animals

      by Tim Harris

      Around the world many animals face threats to their existence. The destruction of their habitats, hunting, and pollution are all factors that may cause their populations to decline. In Australia and Southeast Asia, such endangered animals include night pa

    • Animal behaviour
      January 2014

      Europe

      The World of Endangered Animals

      by Tim Harris

      Around the world many animals face threats to their existence. The destruction of their habitats, hunting, and pollution are all factors that may cause their populations to decline. In Europe, such endangered animals include greater horseshoe bats, sand l

    • Animal behaviour
      January 2014

      North and South America

      The World of Endangered Animals

      by Tim Harris

      Around the world many animals face threats to their existence. The destruction of their habitats, hunting, and pollution are all factors that may cause their populations to decline. In the Americas, such endangered animals include bog turtles, marine igua

    • Animal behaviour
      January 2014

      South and Central Asia

      The World of Endangered Animals

      by Tim Harris

      Around the world many animals face threats to their existence. The destruction of their habitats, hunting, and pollution are all factors that may cause their populations to decline. In South and Central Asia, such endangered animals include snow leopards,

    • Wildlife: birds & birdwatching
      January 2013

      Birds

      Endangered Animals

      by Tim Harris

      Birds are under threat in many parts of the world. Some face the destruction of their habitats; others are the victims of relentless hunting; and still more have been affected by the trade in exotic pets. This book examines the pressures faced by a select

    • Wildlife: birds & birdwatching
      January 2013

      Fish

      Endangered Animals

      by Tim Harris

      Fish species are threatened with extinction in many parts of the world. Some are victims of overfisihing; habitat destruction and pollution have wiped out other populations; and no one knows why the numbers of still other fish are in such sharp decline. T

    • Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders
      January 2013

      Invertebrates

      Endangered Animals

      by Tim Harris

      Invertebrates are under threat in every ocean and on every planet. Some face the destruction of their habitats; others are the victims of the warming of Earth's oceans; and still more have been affected by the trade in exotic pets. This book examines the

    • Wildlife: mammals
      January 2013

      Mammals of the Northern Hemisphere

      Endangered Animals

      by Tim Harris

      Mammals are under threat in many parts of the northern hemisphere. Some face the destruction of their habitats; others are the victims of hunting; and still more have been affected by the demands of an increasing human population. This book examines the p

    • Wildlife: birds & birdwatching
      January 2013

      Mammals of the Southern Hemisphere

      Endangered Animals

      by Tim Harris

      Mammals are under threat in many parts of the southern hemisphere. Some face the destruction of their habitats; others are the victims of hunting; and still more have been affected by the trade in exotic pets. This book examines the pressures faced by a s

    • Wildlife: reptiles & amphibians
      January 2013

      Reptiles and Amphibians

      Endangered Animals

      by Tim Harris

      Reptiles and amphibians are under threat in many parts of the world. Some face the destruction of their habitats; others have been affected by the trade in exotic pets; and a mysterious virus has wiped out millions of amphibians. This book examines the pr

    • Reference works (Children's/YA)
      January 2016

      The Story of the Earth

      by Tim Harris

      Hundreds of superb colour artworks chart the history of our planet, examine the forces that shape it daily and explore its diversity of environments, animals and plants. Subjects include prehistoric life, the workings of the water cycle and the role of hu

    • Science & technology: general interest (Children's/YA)
      January 2016

      The Animal Kingdom

      by Tim Harris

      Fish, birds, amphibians and reptiles, and land and sea mammals are explored in this fascinating look at the diverse creatures with which we share our planet. There are diagrams of different life forms, photos of animals in action, and sidebars and fact bo

    • Science & technology: general interest (Children's/YA)
      January 2016

      Earth Science

      by Tim Harris

      Earth Science uses geography and geology to outline the way our planet works. There is a diagram of the Earth's layers and another showing why we have seasons. The causes of the forces of nature are outlined, as are the effects those forces have on water

    • Science & technology: general interest (Children's/YA)
      January 2016

      Life Science

      by Tim Harris

      Life Science introduces students to the ways humans, plants, and animals are created, and how living things exist on our planet. There are diagrams of parts of the human brain and body, as well as of simpler life forms. Fact boxes spell out the basics of

    • Science & technology: general interest (Children's/YA)
      January 2016

      Physical Science

      by Tim Harris

      Physical Science introduces students to non-living systems and teaches them how things move. There are chapters on chemicals and materials, and on forces, energy, and different kinds of waves. Diagrams, sidebars, and fact boxes provide important details.

    • Educational: Sciences, general science
      January 2016

      Space Science

      by Tim Harris

      Space Science describes the world outside of ours. It includes a map of the planets, a description of the beginning of the universe, and fact boxes and sidebars on the sun, other stars, the planets, and other topics. It outlines the history of our study o

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