Fun facts about animals in different countries--pandas, kangaroos, elephants, and more!
This hardcover nonfiction easy reader has simple, easy-to-read text and irresistible close-up photography of animals! Three pages of fun learning activities are designed to both challenge and entertain new readers.
Fascinating facts about:
monuments and buildings around the world
famous world leaders, myths and legends
names to remember throughout history
wara and warriors, pioneers and explorers
FANTASTIC FUN FACTS!
This beautiful and informative pictue dictionary is surely to become a favourite in every childs home library.
This Gold Stars dictionary is a lively and colourful introduction to words for your children.
Over 300 everyday words are clearly and simply defined. Pictures and sample sentences help to explain meaning and usage
The author, Betty Root, is a literact expert in the field of primary education.
DID YOU KNOW...
ABOUT 500 NEW HUMAN ILLNESSES ARE DISCOVERED EACH YEAR.
DURING VICTORIAN TIMES, IT WAS BELIEVED THAT LETTING MICE RUN UP AND DOWN PEOPLE'S SPINES AN RIBS COULD HELP WITH BAD BACKS!
THE PATRON SAINT FOR THOSE WITH TOOTHACHE IS ST APPOLLONIA.
THE SAFETY PIN WAS INVENTED BY THE AMERICAN WALTER HUNT IN 1849.
SPECTACLES WERE FIRST PRESCRIBED FOR SHORT - SIGHTED PEOPLE BY THE DOCTOR HOLLERIUS IN 1550.
Catching criminals today is as much about science as sleuthing. Crimebusters looks at a huge variety of crime from burglary to forgery and from arson to cyber crime. Fingerprinting, gathering clues, and DNA testing are just a few of the areas covered in detail. Gripping real-life cases are examined under the microscope and there are several simple forensic experiments that can be performed by the amateur detective using everyday objects.
Children love learning with Smart-kids. Bright illustrations, stickers, creative activities and fun-loving characters bring the South African Literacy and Numeracy curriculum to life. Smart-kids is written by experienced South African teachers and contains valuable notes, tips and answers for parents.
The emergence of art as a part of the human experience can be traced through the earliest art forms to works as monumental as the Parthenon and Trajans Column. Art had its beginnings in the Upper Paleolithic period, before humans invented agriculture, domesticated animals, ot discovered the use of metals.