Miranda Smith

Miranda Smith is a long-standing editor of information books for both children and adults and is the author of Kingfisher Knowledge: Sharks.


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Navigators: Ancient Egypt
Navigators
by Miranda Smith
Kingfisher

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


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Navigators: Animals
Navigators
by Miranda Smith, illustrated by Peter Bull
Kingfisher

Readers wonder no more about the animal kingdom as they get up close and personal with all creatures of the animal kingdom. Fly high on an airborne hunt with...


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Navigators: Human Body
Navigators
Miranda Smith, illustrated by Alex Pang
Kingfisher

Travel from head to toe and all the parts in between in this visually spectacular guide to the inner workings of the human body. DNA, muscles, blood...


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Kingfisher Knowledge: Speed Machines
Kingfisher Knowledge
By Miranda Smith
Kingfisher

This new addition to the critically-acclaimed Kingfisher Knowledge series takes on the subject of getting from here to there in the most extreme ways possible:...


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Kingfisher Knowledge: Sharks
Kingfisher Knowledge
By Miranda Smith
Kingfisher

Sharks dives right into the world of these awesome animals, giving in-depth coverage of shark behaviour, shark habitats and the surprising variety of sharks...


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Navigators: Human Body
Navigators
Miranda Smith, illustrated by Alex Pang
Kingfisher

Travel from head to toe and all the parts in between in this visually spectacular guide to the inner workings of the human body. DNA, muscles, blood...


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Pirates
Inside Access
Philip Steele
Kingfisher

Get ready for an adventure with Inside Access: Pirates. In the company of Jake Rattlebones, a pirate guide who has explored the high seas, readers get...


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I Wonder Why Venetians Walk on Water
I Wonder Why
Philip Steele
Kingfisher

This colorful globe-trotting book is packed with fascinating facts about countries, people, and places, providing readers with answers to questions as...


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Kingfisher Knowledge: Wonders of the World
Kingfisher Knowledge
Philip Steele
Kingfisher

From the ingenuity of ancient engineering to the innovation of modern marvels,Wonders of the World reveals the greatest statues and structures that the world...


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The Medieval World

Philip Steele
Kingfisher

Thundering hooves, shining armor, and magnificent fortresses . . . the medieval age still fascinates young readers. Heraldry, knights, castles, battles,...


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I Wonder Why Pyramids Were Built
I Wonder Why
Philip Steele
Kingfisher

Could a woman be a pharaoh? Who was the crocodile god? Did Egyptians like parties? With stimulating answers to these questions and many more, I Wonder Why...


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The World of Castles

Philip Steele
Kingfisher

An engaging look at life in a fortress home, from how murder holes were used to who did the laundry. Superb illustrations and fun text opens up the world of...


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The Best Book of Mummies
The Best Book of
Philip Steele
Kingfisher

A fascinating look beneath the bandages for an exploration of Egyptian mummies--who they were, how they were embalmed, where they were buried, and how they...


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I Wonder Why Castles Had Moats
I Wonder Why
Philip Steele
Kingfisher

"Why did churches have steeples?", "Who wore platform shoes?", and "Did people take baths?" are just some of the tricky questions answered in this delightful...


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Curious Kids: Ancient Egypt
Curious Kids Guide
Philip Steele
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...


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Long Ago

Philip Steele
Kingfisher

Did you know that people have told stories about Robin Hood since the 1300's and that the Maya people of Central America chewed a rubbery gum they called...


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Castles
Single Subject Reference
Philip Steele
Kingfisher

Magnificent, detailed illustrations bring history to life in this all encompassing castle tour that covers everything from the majestic splendour of the great...


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Knights
Single Subject Reference
Philip Steele
Kingfisher

From the battlefields of Flanders, to the banquet halls of the great English manor houses, this gloriously appointed book offers page after page of splendorous...


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The Kingfisher Young People's Atlas of the World

Philip Steele
Kingfisher

Climb aboard for an exciting and educational journey around the world with this information-packed atlas! Journey from continent to continent with the help of...


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I Wonder Why the Pyramids Were Built
I Wonder Why
Philip Steele
Kingfisher

Browsers and young students alike will enjoy these lively question and answer books with their unique mix of realistic illustration and engaging cartoons. The...


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