The World of the Microscope investigates the enormous variety of objects too small for the eye to see, from insects to microchip circuits. Step-by-step diagrams show how to get the best from a microscope and how to make and keep slides. The book covers different types of microscopes, from magnifying glasses to electron microscopes, and there are plenty of exciting suggestions for projects which reveal the incredible detail of everyday objects. The book also contains a section on the use of microscopes in science and industry.
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With pictures of 200 flags, this fact-filled book includes the national flag of every country in the world, each one with a sticker to match. Maps of the continents show where each country is.
Learn the basics of the ancient Japanese art of origami - creating objects from a single sheet of folded paper. This tear-out pad contains 100 sheets of patterned paper, and a gatefold cover features instructions on how to make five different designs - swans, butterflies, foxes, frogs, and boats.
England 1194. The poor folk of Nottingham find themselves at the mercy of the heartless money-grabbing Sheriff. But deep in Sherwood Forest, rebellion is brewing. Join brave Robin Hood and his band of daring friends as they pit their wits against the Sheriff and his ruthless ally, Guy of Gisbourne. Swash-buckling thrills come thick and fast in this action-packed graphic adventure story.Graphic novels are more popular than ever thanks to popular culture and the amount of exposure they get. These new Graphic Stories from Usborne provide a great gateway to somewhat difficult stories for relunctant readers to learn to enjoy. Specifically designed to be easily readable, with familiar vocabulary and sentence structures, these stories are entertaining, and the fun, action-packed illustrations are a great way to initiate reluctant readers to the pleasure of sitting down and being swept into an imaginary universe and be taken away by a story.
This innovative book is brimming with amazing ideas for drawing animals. Easy, step-by-step instructions show you how to draw and paints all kinds of creatures from hairy orangutans to hunting tigers.
This delightful series of board books is aimed at very young children. The bright pictures with their patches of different textures are designed to develop sensory and language awareness. Babies and toddlers will love turning the pages and touching the feely patches.
Simply dip the magic water brush into water, brush it over the black and white patterns and you’ll be amazed at the colors that magically appear.
All children - but little boys in particular - will find this book irresistible. The spreads are filled with dinosaur everything! Learn as your dinosaurs come to life on the page.
A construction toy in sticker book form, with lots of robots to build using the stickers provided. Satisfyingly stylish and detailed artwork will appeal to children of all ages. Use the stickers included in the book to add essential details to a huge range of robots.
Superheroes have never been so super! Readers will make up their own funny stories and create original characters as they flip through the split pages and muddle things up!
A wipe-clean activity book that encourages children to start thinking about spelling: identifying patterns, learning how words are spelt as well as practice of pen control, all in a beautiful and handy package
Where can drones fly that no human would dare? Why do engineers turn to nature to design new flying machines? Could a drone space rover reveal the secrets of distant planets? How can a fire rescue drone save lives? Fast, agile and cheap to build, drones offer all the benefits of flight with no risk to any pilot. Already vital tools for the world’s armed forces, drones in our towns and cities could transform the way we live, work and play.
Learn all about feelings – and ideas for dealing with them – with Whatif Monsters!
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