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Product Description: Without archaeology, ancient cultures would remain a mystery to us. Ancient weapons, treasures, and even human remains await young archaeologists who crack the pages of this truly captivating book. One hundred facts offer an understanding of the study of archaeology as well as some of the amazing discoveries that archaeologists have unearthed...read more

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9781482451320 | Gareth Stevens Pub, August 15, 2016, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: Without archaeology, ancient cultures would remain a mystery to us.

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Product Description: This is a definitive full color guide for young readers. It includes an introduction to rocks, minerals and gems and how they form, how and where to look for them, how to identify rocks and minerals, and everything there is to know about building a collection...read more

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9781770857407 | Firefly Books Ltd, August 1, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: This is a definitive full color guide for young readers.

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9781770858688 | Reprint edition (Firefly Books Ltd, August 1, 2016), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: This is a definitive full color guide for young readers.

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Product Description: From the ever-curious mind that brought you the best-selling Do You Think You're Clever? comes a brand-new trip to the far reaches of the intellectual universe, courtesy of even more notoriously provocative Oxford and Cambridge University interview questions...read more

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9781848319325 | Icon Books, May 10, 2016, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: From the ever-curious mind that brought you the best-selling Do You Think You're Clever?

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Product Description: Learn about the discoveries and inventions that have shaped how we live, with 230 pictures.

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9781861477804 | Armadillo Books, September 7, 2016, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Learn about the discoveries and inventions that have shaped how we live, with 230 pictures.

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Product Description: A fascinating guide to the hidden world of bugs and reptiles, with 1500 wildlife photographs.

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9781846812361 | Armadillo Books, March 7, 2016, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: A fascinating guide to the hidden world of bugs and reptiles, with 1500 wildlife photographs.

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Product Description: Fact-packed history covering prehistoric times to the present day, with 1500 fantastic pictures.

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9781861477088 | Armadillo Books, January 7, 2016, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Fact-packed history covering prehistoric times to the present day, with 1500 fantastic pictures.

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Product Description: The Movie Book, the latest in DK's award-winning Big Ideas Simply Explained series, profiles 100 of the best movies ever made throughout the world.From classic 1930s film noir and Hollywood romance to international art-house and 21st-century sci-fi, The Movie Book brings the world's most influential films to life with its illustrative design...read more
By Louis Baxter (contributor), Dorling Kindersley, Inc. (corporate author), John Farndon (contributor), Kieran Grant (contributor) and Danny Leigh (contributor)

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9781465437990 | Dk Pub, January 5, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The Movie Book, the latest in DK's award-winning Big Ideas Simply Explained series, profiles 100 of the best movies ever made throughout the world.

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Product Description: Join the Stickmen on a fascinating tour of monster vehicles, transporters, and construction tools. You'll discover some of the largest machines in existence and see the Stickmen (accidentally) test the limits of gravity!
By John Paul De Quay (illustrator) and John Farndon

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9781467795951 | Hungry Tomato, January 1, 2016, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Join the Stickmen on a fascinating tour of monster vehicles, transporters, and construction tools.

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9781467793612 | Hungry Tomato, January 1, 2016, cover price $26.65 | About this edition: Join the Stickmen on a fascinating tour of monster vehicles, transporters, and construction tools.

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Product Description: How does a giant cruise ship stay upright? Just how big is an aircraft carrier? How are submarines powered? Join the Stickmen for a close look at how watercrafts work, though be careful―you may get into deep water!
By John Paul De Quay (illustrator) and John Farndon

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9781467795937 | Hungry Tomato, January 1, 2016, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: How does a giant cruise ship stay upright?

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9781467793629 | Hungry Tomato, January 1, 2016, cover price $26.65 | About this edition: How does a giant cruise ship stay upright?

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Product Description: How do planes stay in the air? What is vertical takeoff? How does a pilot control altitude in a hot-air balloon? Join the Stickmen to find out how mechanisms work. Get an insider's view of these airborne wonders!
By John Paul De Quay (illustrator) and John Farndon

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9781467795913 | Hungry Tomato, January 1, 2016, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: How do planes stay in the air?

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9781467793599 | Hungry Tomato, January 1, 2016, cover price $26.65 | About this edition: How do planes stay in the air?

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Product Description: Join the savvy Stickmen on a fun tour of modern cars and locomotives. See the inner and outer workings of these vehicles. The Stickmen share facts (and jokes), explain functions, and occasionally get doused in oil!
By John Paul De Quay (illustrator) and John Farndon

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9781467795890 | Hungry Tomato, January 1, 2016, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Join the savvy Stickmen on a fun tour of modern cars and locomotives.

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9781467793605 | Hungry Tomato, January 1, 2016, cover price $26.65 | About this edition: Join the savvy Stickmen on a fun tour of modern cars and locomotives.

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Product Description: From the ever-curious and acclaimed mind that brought you the bestselling Do You Think You're Clever?—fifty thousand copies sold worldwide—comes a brand-new trip to the far reaches of the intellectual universe, courtesy of even more notoriously provocative interview questions deployed by the universities of Oxford and Cambridge...read more

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9781848316294 | Icon Books, February 17, 2015, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: From the ever-curious and acclaimed mind that brought you the bestselling Do You Think You're Clever?

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9780534516727, titled "The Elements of Reasoning" | Wadsworth Pub Co, July 1, 1996, cover price $31.95 | also contains The Elements of Reasoning | About this edition: Concise and elegant introduction to the basic elements of argumentative prose and the conceptual tools necessary to understand, analyze, criticize and construct arguments.

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Product Description: Now available in paperback, Timelines of Science is an informative guide to the history of scientific discovery and technology. that follows the path chronologically, and explores everything from ancient Greek geometry to quantum physics...read more
By Jack Challoner (contributor), John Farndon (contributor), Derek Harvey (contributor) and Robert Winston (editor)

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9781465442475 | Dk Pub, September 1, 2015, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Now available in paperback, Timelines of Science is an informative guide to the history of scientific discovery and technology.

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Product Description: Stuff You Need to Know virtually overflows with illustrations and information about 28 activities and objects from everyday life. In fact, the book is so jam-packed that eight gatefolds provide the extra room needed to explain complex activities...read more

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9781770856561 | Ltf edition (Firefly Books Ltd, July 30, 2015), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Stuff You Need to Know virtually overflows with illustrations and information about 28 activities and objects from everyday life.

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9781770854949 | Firefly Books Ltd, July 30, 2015, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Stuff You Need to Know virtually overflows with illustrations and information about 28 activities and objects from everyday life.

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Product Description: 100 Facts Speed is bursting with exactly 100 fantastic facts, incredible images and fun activities to help children learn everything they need to know about the fastest things on the planet. 100 Facts Speed covers key topics about high-speed machines, animals and people in easily-digestible, numbered facts...read more

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9781848105324 | Miles Kelly Pub, July 15, 2015, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: 100 Facts Speed is bursting with exactly 100 fantastic facts, incredible images and fun activities to help children learn everything they need to know about the fastest things on the planet.

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Product Description: 100 FACTS - SPIES is bursting with exactly 100 awesome facts, mind-blowing images and great activities to help children learn everything they need to know about the world of espionage. Kids learn more easily with bite-sized information...read more

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9781848101517 | Miles Kelly Pub, July 15, 2015, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: 100 FACTS - SPIES is bursting with exactly 100 awesome facts, mind-blowing images and great activities to help children learn everything they need to know about the world of espionage.

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Product Description: 100 Facts GREAT SCIENTISTS is the ultimate science book for children aged 7+! Bursting with exactly 100 amazing facts, fascinating images and fun activities, kids will learn everything they need to know about the greatest minds in science...read more

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9781848105331 | Miles Kelly Pub, July 15, 2015, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: 100 Facts GREAT SCIENTISTS is the ultimate science book for children aged 7+!

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Product Description: Discover the amazing innovations that have changed our world through history, with 20 hands-on projects.

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9781861477255 | Armadillo Books, July 7, 2016, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Discover the amazing innovations that have changed our world through history, with 20 hands-on projects.

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Product Description: Earth Lab: World Atlas takes children around the globe to discover our planet’s rich diversity of cultures, wildlife, and natural beauty. Detailed maps of every continent highlight key landmarks and geographical features, and informative text provides fascinating details about the countries, animals, and famous places found in each region...read more

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9781626863033 | Box nov pc edition (Silver Dolphin, June 1, 2015), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Earth Lab: World Atlas takes children around the globe to discover our planet’s rich diversity of cultures, wildlife, and natural beauty.

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Product Description: This amazing book for 8-12 year-olds examines the intriguing aspects of all kinds of bugs and minibeasts, with fascinating facts and 800 close-up photographs.

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9781861474223, titled "The Illustrated Wildlife Encyclopedia Bugs & Minibeasts: Beetles, Bugs, Butterflies, Moths, Insects, Spiders" | Armadillo Books, April 7, 2015, cover price $13.99 | About this edition: This amazing book for 8-12 year-olds examines the intriguing aspects of all kinds of bugs and minibeasts, with fascinating facts and 800 close-up photographs.
9780345361196, titled "Krispos of Videssos" | Del Rey, August 1, 1991, cover price $5.95 | also contains Krispos of Videssos | About this edition: Ballantine #36119, 1991.

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Product Description: A photographic directory of 300 specimens with a scientific introduction and guide to practical geology.

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9781844776702 | Lorenz Books, March 7, 2015, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A photographic directory of 300 specimens with a scientific introduction and guide to practical geology.

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Product Description: Sound and light arent just sensations picked up by our sensestheyre examples of science at work in the wonderful world around us! Budding scientists will delight in the texts age-appropriate experiments, which are made easy through step-by-step instructions and photos...read more
By John Farndon (contributor) and Chris Oxlade

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9781477759660 | Powerkids Pr, January 1, 2015, cover price $11.75 | About this edition: Sound and light arent just sensations picked up by our sensestheyre examples of science at work in the wonderful world around us!

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9781477759653 | Powerkids Pr, January 1, 2015, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Sound and light arent just sensations picked up by our sensestheyre examples of science at work in the wonderful world around us!

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Product Description: Discover the planets in our solar system and the moons that orbit around them, as well as other amazing features of our solar system, such as asteroids, comets, and meteoroids, in a way that explains and entertains, making non-fiction fun! In this book, students will be taken off to space, to explore Mercury and Venus, stopping off at Earth and our Moon, and then on to Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and the dwarf planet Pluto! Filled with question and answer segments, colorful illustrations, spot and count features, fun facts, and projects, young readers will enjoy this interactive and educational book and its activities...read more
By John Farndon, Peter Kesteven (illustrator), Jo Moore (illustrator), Mike Saunders (illustrator) and Ian Thompson (illustrator)

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9781486703425 | Flowerpot Pr, December 1, 2014, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Discover the planets in our solar system and the moons that orbit around them, as well as other amazing features of our solar system, such as asteroids, comets, and meteoroids, in a way that explains and entertains, making non-fiction fun!

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