Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group

Barbara Taylor

BARBARA TAYLOR is Reader in History at the University of East London, UK, and author of Eve and the New Jerusalem (1983) and Mary Wollstonecraft and the Feminist Imagination (2003). She was Director of the 'Feminism and Enlightenment' research project (1998-2001).

Barbara Taylor

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In Focus: Reptiles

In Focus: Reptiles

In Focus

Barbara Taylor
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

Come face to face with incredible lizards, snakes, turtles, and more! Discover cool facts about the fiercest predators, amazing survival skills, and unbelievably long life cycles.

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In Focus: Bugs

In Focus: Bugs

In Focus

Barbara Taylor
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

Come face to face with incredible bugs, beetles, insects, and arachnids! Discover cool facts about the fiercest predators, amazing life cycles, and huge, bug kingdoms.

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Earth and Space

Earth and Space

Mike Goldsmith and Barbara Taylor
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

Unlock the secrets of the Earth's natural history, from the planet's beginnings four and half billion years ago. Discover how the land and the oceans took shape, and how our world is constantly...

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Discover Science: Apes and Monkeys
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Discover Science: Apes and Monkeys

Discover Science

by Barbara Taylor
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

Discover Science: Apes and Monkeys by Barbara Taylor

Make science accessible with this essential series that will capture children's imagination while laying the foundation for future learning....

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I Wonder Why Soap Makes Bubbles
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I Wonder Why Soap Makes Bubbles

I Wonder Why

Barbara Taylor
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

This highly popular and long-running series has been revamped for a new generation of readers, with a clean, crisp redesign and colorful covers. The series explores questions that young readers ask...

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Navigators: Planet Earth
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Navigators: Planet Earth

Navigators

By Barbara Taylor
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

Navigate your way through a fantastic range of subjects with this visually spectacular trusted series. Every spread is brimming with lively text, amazing photographs and artworks, and weblinks and...

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Discover Science: Insects
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Discover Science: Insects

Discover Science

by Barbara Taylor
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

Make science accessible with this essential series that will capture children's imagination while laying the foundation for future learning. With age-appropriate language and an eye-catching design,...

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Everything You Need to Know

Everything You Need to Know

Everything You Need To Know

by Deborah Chancellor, Deborah Murrell, Philip Steele, Barbara Taylor
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

Everything You Need to Know by Deborah Chancellor, Deborah Murrell, Philip Steele, Barbara Taylor

This wonderful first encyclopedia is the perfect one-volume book of knowledge for young readers....

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On Kindness

On Kindness

Adam Phillips and Barbara Taylor
Picador
Picador

Kindness is the foundation of the world's great religions and most-enduring philosophies. Why, then, does being kind feel so dangerous? If we crave kindness with such intensity, why is it often the...

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The Best Book of the Human Body
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The Best Book of the Human Body

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by Barbara Taylor, illustrated by Roger Stewart
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

Young readers who are curious about their bodies will find all of the answers they need in this highly accessible book. Superb cutaway illustrations show clearly how the body systems work together...

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Science Kids Insects
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Science Kids Insects

Science Kids

written by Barbara Taylor
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

How does a caterpillar become a butterfly? How do flies see? Which beetle uses chemical weapons? Microphotography and fact-filled text present an incredible variety of creepy-crawlies in stunning...

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Animal Giants
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Animal Giants

Kingfisher Knowledge

Barbara Taylor; Forward by Kathryn S. Fuller
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

Discover the biggest and most powerful animals to walk on land, swim in the oceans, and fly in the skies. Packed with facts about all types of large creatures, this book is guaranteed to inspire every...

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Kingfisher Young Knowledge: Apes and Monkeys
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Kingfisher Young Knowledge: Apes and Monkeys

Science Kids

Barbara Taylor
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

The world of science has never been so accessible to young readers! Science Kids books offer a learning experience that kids, parents, and teachers are sure to love. The lively and engaging text...

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Kingfisher Young Knowledge: Insects
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Kingfisher Young Knowledge: Insects

Kingfisher Young Knowledge

Barbara Taylor
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

Insects are the most successful animals on Earth and KFYK: Insects introduces readers to the tiny creatures that fly, scuttle, and lurk in the world around us. Stick insects are masters of disguise,...

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I Wonder Why Zippers Have Teeth
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I Wonder Why Zippers Have Teeth

I Wonder Why

Barbara Taylor
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

"What did people use before they had refrigerators?" and "Where do inventors get their ideas?" are some of the questions answered in this intriguing look at inventions.

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Mammals

Mammals

Questions and Answers

Barbara Taylor
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

Have you ever wondered why beavers have flat tails or how camels survive in the desert? Mammals provides the answers to these and many other fascinating questions.

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Time and Seasons

Time and Seasons

Barbara Taylor
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

Each of these guides is full of lively answers to all those tricky questions about how the world works. Browsers and young students alike will enjoy these lively question-and-answer books with their...

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Science

Science

Barbara Taylor
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

Each of these guides is full of lively answers to all those tricky questions about how the world works. Browsers and young students alike will enjoy these lively question-and-answer books with their...

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Young Discoverers: Weather and Climate
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Young Discoverers: Weather and Climate

Barbara Taylor
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

Filled with information about each element of our changing weather, including what clouds tell us about the weather, why there are different seasons, what causes hurricanes and tornadoes, how to...

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Young Discoverers: Mountains and Volcanoes
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Young Discoverers: Mountains and Volcanoes

Barbara Taylor
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

Youngsters can consult this colorful book to learn where to find the highest mountains, discover why some volcanoes explode, and read about why earthquakes happen.

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Maps and Mapping
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Maps and Mapping

Barbara Taylor
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

This absorbing book covers the elements found on maps, including scales, contour lines, and the use of color and symbols.

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The Earth
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The Earth

Barbara Taylor
Kingfisher
Kingfisher

Maps and mapping, mountains and volcanoes, rivers and oceans, and weather and climate are the four key subjects explored in The Earth. Children will make exciting discoveries including how to read...

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