Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group

Kingfisher Knowledge

Packed with facts and full-color photographs, Kingfisher Knowledge books are excellent introductions to fascinating subjects.

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Kingfisher Knowledge: Speed Machines

Kingfisher Knowledge: Speed Machines

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By Miranda Smith
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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: from racing, skiing, and surfing...

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Kingfisher Knowledge: Wonders of the World
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Kingfisher Knowledge: Wonders of the World

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by Philip Steele
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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 has ever seen. This striking book covers...

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Kingfisher Knowledge: Dinosaurs

Kingfisher Knowledge: Dinosaurs

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By Nigel Marven
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Kingfisher Knowledge: Dinosaurs by Nigel Marven journeys around the world, delving through layers of fossil evidence to uncover the secrets of prehistoric life. Step into a prehistoric landscape...

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Kingfisher Knowledge: Sharks
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Kingfisher Knowledge: Sharks

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by Miranda Smith
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Kingfisher Knowledge: Sharks by Miranda Smith dives right into the world of these awesome animals, giving in-depth coverage of shark behaviour, shark habitats and the surprising variety of...

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Kingfisher Knowledge: The Middle East
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Kingfisher Knowledge: The Middle East

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Philip Steele
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The Middle East captures the richness and diversity of Middle Eastern culture, and places the region in its global context in a way that no other reference has done for this age group. By examining...

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Kingfisher Knowledge: Inventions

Kingfisher Knowledge: Inventions

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James Robinson
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Inventions examines the ideas, machines, and innovations that have shaped the modern age, from the cell-phone revolution to the incredible growth of the information superhighway, the use of...

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Kingfisher Knowledge: Human Body
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Kingfisher Knowledge: Human Body

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Richard Walker
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Readers embark on a fantastic voyage through human biology and discover the body's ins and outs as they've never seen them before. Beginning with the basic building blocks, continuing to the body...

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Kingfisher Knowledge: Rocks And Minerals
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Kingfisher Knowledge: Rocks And Minerals

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by Margaret Hynes
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This handy reference is the perfect takealong for any study of earth science. From the geological forces that create rocks to related topics such as erosion and weathering, fossils, human uses, and...

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Kingfisher Knowledge: Natural Disasters

Kingfisher Knowledge: Natural Disasters

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by Andrew Langley
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The headlines are full of catastrophic events around the world—a sobering reminder of nature's awesome power. Now readers can investigate the scientific facts behind earthquakes, tsunamis, floods,...

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Kingfisher Knowledge: Forensics
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Kingfisher Knowledge: Forensics

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by Richard Platt
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Just like on CSI, readers will explore the crime lab and discover how detectives use scientific evidence to solve crimes. Find out how bloodstains, footprints, and fingerprints can lead police...

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Kingfisher Knowledge: Pirates & Smugglers
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Kingfisher Knowledge: Pirates & Smugglers

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by Moira Butterfield
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This is a swashbuckling introduction to the highwaymen--and women--of the seas from the Cilician pirates who terrorized the Mediterranean more than two thousand years ago to today's well-organized...

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Kingfisher Knowledge: Epidemics and Plagues
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Kingfisher Knowledge: Epidemics and Plagues

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Richard Walker; Forward by Denise Grady
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Children will be intrigued by the causes of deadly epidemics from the Black Death of medieval Europe to the devastating AIDS epidemic and, more importantly, will learn what can done to stop them...

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Kingfisher Knowledge: Endangered Planet

Kingfisher Knowledge: Endangered Planet

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David Burnie; Tony Juniper
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Discover how human activity is influencing every habitat in the world, from remote areas of New Guinea to polluted cities. With time running out, this book is an essential reminder of our responsibilities...

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Animal Giants
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Animal Giants

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Barbara Taylor; Forward by Kathryn S. Fuller
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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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Archaeology
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Archaeology

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Trevor Barnes; Tony Robinson
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Communication
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Communication

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Richard Platt; Jonathan S. Adelstein
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Delve into the many technologies that we use to share information. From making calls on satellite phones to sending e-mails, this is an exciting look at the developments that have revolutionized...

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Kingfisher Knowldege Genes and DNA
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Kingfisher Knowldege Genes and DNA

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Richard Walker
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KFK Genes & DNA explores the intricate mysteries of this exciting science. From the basics of genes and their function as the code for life, through variations in families and inheritance, to the...

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Kingfisher Knowledge: Mummies
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Kingfisher Knowledge: Mummies

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John Malam
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KFK Mummies explores the fascinating processes of mummification through the ages. From the ancient mummified Chinchorro people of the Atacama desert in Chile to preserved leaders such as Lenin, meet...

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Kingfisher Knowledge: Wonders of the World
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Kingfisher Knowledge: Wonders of the World

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Philip Steele
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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 has ever seen. This striking book covers...

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Dangerous Creatures
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Dangerous Creatures

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Angela Wilkes; Foreward by Steve Leonard
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KFK Dangerous Creatures brings some of the world's most ferocious or venomous animals almost too close for comfort! Discover the "weapons" that many creatures carry -- from the deadly bite of the...

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Castles and Forts
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Castles and Forts

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Simon Adams
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KFK Castles & Forts takes you on an incredible journey through history. From the first Iron Age hill forts, travel to some of the world's greatest fortresses and castles. Find out more about Fort...

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Inventions

Inventions

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James Robinson
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Today's readers are fascinated by the idea of "ife before technology." Inventions examines the ideas, machines, and technology that have shaped the modern age. Divided into four chapters -- Communication,...

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Kingfisher Knowledge: Rocks and Fossils
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Kingfisher Knowledge: Rocks and Fossils

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Margaret Hynes
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Delve into the depths of the earth to explore the makeup of the world's fascinating outer layer. Readers will unravel the history of rock, identify the minerals that make them, and find out about...

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Kingfisher Knowledge: Stars and Planets
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Kingfisher Knowledge: Stars and Planets

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Carole Stott
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From our solar system neighbors to the mysteries of deep space, this remarkable book explores the planets and stars of our galaxy and beyond. Will interplanetary travel become routine? Why do stars...

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Life in Ancient Rome
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Life in Ancient Rome

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Simon Adams
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History comes alive in the tales of bloody battles and the ingenious inventions that continue to influence our lives today. This eye-opening book will serve as an unbeatable guide to Ancient Rome...

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Kingfisher Knowledge: Microscopic Life
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Kingfisher Knowledge: Microscopic Life

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Richard Walker; Peter C. Doherty
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Microscopic Life explores the tiny worlds that exist around us and even within us! Examine how some organisms help us fight diseases and others help to produce food. But bacteria can also be harmful,...

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Spies
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Spies

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Clive Gifford; Dame Stella Rimington
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Spies explores the undercover world of espionage, part of the intelligence-gathering operations of nations and global organizations. Learn more about the first spies, and find out what motivated...

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Kingfisher Knowledge: Genes and DNA
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Kingfisher Knowledge: Genes and DNA

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Richard Walker; Steve Jones
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Genes & DNA explores modern genetics, from an investigation of genes and their function, to forensics, therapy, and cloning.

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Mummies
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Mummies

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John Malam; Dr. Gerald Conlogue; Dr. Ronald Beckett
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Meet mummies from different cultures and countries, including Egypt, Greenland, the United States, and Irian Jaya.

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