Now comes with a free companion audio app that allows readers to scan the pages to hear words spoken in both French and English. Newly revised and updated, the FrenchEnglish Bilingual Visual Dictionary is a quick and intuitive way to learn and recall everyday words in French. Introducing a range of useful current vocabulary in thematic order, this dictionary uses full-color photographs and artworks to display and label all the elements of everyday life--from the home and office to sport, music, nature, and the countries of the world--with panel features on key nouns, verbs, and useful phrases. The FrenchEnglish Bilingual Visual Dictionary features: A quick and intuitive way to learn and remember thousands of words. A complete range of illustrated objects and scenes from everyday life. Fast and effective learning for any situation, from home and office to shopping and dining out. Detailed index for instant reference. Handy size ideal for travel. The illustrations provide a quick and intuitive route to learning a language, defining the words visually so it is easier to remember them and creating a colorful and stimulating learning resource for the foreign-language and EFL/ESL student.
Discover and understand the key ideas that underpin the core science of biology and learn about the great minds who uncovered them. Written in plain English, The Biology Book is packed with short, pithy explanations of some of the most momentous ideas in science, from cell theory to evolution by natural selection and the discovery of DNA. Simple graphics, such as timelines and mind maps, support the text and make the explanation easy to follow. The book is arranged in chapters covering key themes in the life sciences, such as zoology, evolution, and biotechnology. Within each chapter, a series of articles traces the history of scientific thought and introduces the work of the scientists who have shaped the subject such as Carl Linnaeus, Jean-Baptiste de Lamarck, Charles Darwin, and Gregor Mendel. Along the way, the book addresses some of the most fundamental questions in science: how did life begin, what is a species, and are we the products of nature or nurture? By covering subjects such as cloning, genomics, neuroscience, human evolution, and gene editing, the story comes right up to the present day and makes sense of some of the most pressing and relevant scientific issues of our times. Whether you are new to biology, a student of the life sciences, or just want to keep up with and understand current ethical and scientific debates, The Biology Book is for you.
Teach yourself more than 3,000 of the most common and essential English words and phrases using illustrations, a free audio app, and hundreds of practice exercises. Expand your English vocabulary with a unique combination of illustrated vocabulary reference and practical workbook that makes all of the most useful words and phrases easy to remember. Each of the 3,000+ entries uses illustrations and an audio app to give you a 3D view of the language. Write your own translations and work through hundreds of practice exercises to cement English words--related to people, food and drink, work, travel, environment, animals, activities, arts, health, and more--in your mind and improve your English-language skills. You can use the book by itself or as part of the comprehensive English for Everyone course, and regardless of proficiency level. You can access the accompanying audio with the app (Apple or Android), or by registering at dkefe.com; from there you can select module numbers to hear each of the 3,000+ words and phrases spoken by native English speakers.
From world leaders to explorers to writers, artists, and performers, discover more than 40 women who changed the world and celebrate them this Women's History Month with this Level 4 DK Reader. Amazing Women will build reading skills while teaching vocabulary and telling the stories of influential women like Rosa Parks, Amelia Earhart, and Marie Curie, and highlighting important historical moments in women's history, like the Women's Rights Convention in Seneca Falls. Approaching human rights and gender equality from an age-appropriate angle, this book is a sure way to get kids dreaming about what they can achieve. Uncover the stories of the women who have helped shape the modern world in Amazing Women , and inspire future leaders along the way. Perfect for 911 year olds reading independently, reading becomes a fact-discovering adventure with these Level 4 readers. Supporting and encouraging a lifetime love of reading, nonfiction subjects are clearly explained, described vividly, and brought to life with true encounters, fascinating statistics, and dramatic photographic images. Additional information spreads are full of extra fun facts, developing the topics through a range of nonfiction presentation styles, such as articles, journals, and timelines. Series Overview: Trusted by parents, teachers, and librarians, and loved by kids, DK's leveled reading series is now revised and updated. With shiny new jackets and brand-new nonfiction narrative content on the topics kids love, each book is written and reviewed by literacy experts and contains a glossary and index, making them the perfect choice for helping develop strong reading habits for kids ages 311.
A combined reference book and workbook covering over 3,000 entries of essential words and phrases to expand your English vocabulary. Designed around the most up-to-date theories of language acquisition, English for Everyone: English Vocabulary Builder includes all the words and phrases English learners need to know. Question words, feelings, hairstyles, technology, seasons, entertainment, sports, and more are covered and illustrated, plus paired with audio in the accompanying app available for download. Readers can write their own translations and work through practice exercises to improve their English language skills. Ideal for ESL learners at all stages, from beginner to advanced. Series Overview: English for Everyone series teaches all levels of English, from beginner to advanced, to speakers of English as a second language. Innovative visual learning methods introduce key language skills, grammar, and vocabulary, which are reinforced with a variety of speaking, reading, and writing exercises to make the English language easier to understand and learn. Visit www.dkefe.com to find out more.
B>b>Explore and experiment with the spices and flavors of Nepal with this range of recipes, perfect for both the beginner and experienced home cook./b> br>;br>;/b>br>br>The big flavors of Nepal have often been overshadowed by the noise of cuisines from neighboring countries, India and China. Popular chef and Masterchef: The Professionals finalist, Santosh Shah, is here to set the record straight with his new cookbook, Ayla. In this, his first cookbook, he shares 60 simple but flavorsome recipes alongside stories from his personal experience and the history of certain foods.br>;br>Whether you are a cooking novice with limited cooking experience or an advanced chef looking to experiment with new flavors, you can now bring Nepalese flavors into your kitchen. Ayla offers plenty of recipe ideas and inspiration to fill your plate. With easy-to-follow instructions, stunning imagery, and Santoshs culinary wisdom, you will begin an adventure from your own kitchen, cooking your way through the recipes in this cookbook in no time.;br>;br>So sharpen your kitchen skills and experience a taste of Nepal.br>;
B>b>The world is filled with curious objects made by plants, animals, and even by the Earth itself. Dive into this collection of more than 100 intriguing items from the natural world and discover the stories behind them./b>/b>br>br>Learn how huge whales eat tiny animals from looking at their bristly teeth, why butterflies shine and glitter in the sunlight from seeing their minute wing scales, how plants transport water and food around from examining a delicate leaf skeleton, and what makes every snowflake unique from admiring their miniature, branching crystals of ice. Birds'' eggs, a lump of coal, a glass sponge skeleton, a cacao pod, a mermaid''s purse, a fossil human footprint, an ear of corn, a pine cone, an owl pellet, and a chrysalis--all tell a story. Arranged by animal, vegetable, or mineral, objects are shown with truly stunning photography and colorful illustrations to help explain the science behind them. The lively descriptions by best-selling nature writer Ben Hoare explore the remarkable tales behind each item and all are packed with information.br>br>Nature''s Treasure takes you on a tour of the Earth through the things made by nature. This book is for every inquisitive child who loves to spot objects when exploring outside and wants to know more about the wonderful and mysterious natural world.
From the dawn of civilization to the lightning-paced culture of today, take a fascinating journey through the most significant events in history and the big ideas behind each one. Bring history to life as you explore the Law Code of Hammurabi, the Renaissance, the American Revolution, World War II, and much more. As part of DK's award-winning Big Ideas Simply Explained series, The History Book uses infographics and images to explain key ideas and themes. Biographies of key leaders, thinkers, and warriors, from Julius Caesar to Barack Obama, offer insight into their lives and further historical insight into these world-changing episodes. Perfect for an avid student or armchair historian, the clear explanations of ideologies behind events that have shaped our world into what it is today. The History Book makes the past 4,000 years of history accessible and provides enlightenment on the forces that shaped the world as we know it today, for students and history buffs alike. Series Overview: Big Ideas Simply Explained series uses creative design and innovative graphics along with straightforward and engaging writing to make complex subjects easier to understand. With over 7 million copies worldwide sold to date, these award-winning books provide just the information needed for students, families, or anyone interested in concise, thought-provoking refreshers on a single subject.
Puzzled by past tenses? Confused by comparatives? This clearly structured and beautifully presented workbook is packed with grammar practice activities that make learning English grammar incredibly easy. The English for Everyone Grammar Guide Practice Book is an essential companion to the English for Everyone Grammar Guide, a comprehensive reference book that makes even the trickiest grammar rules clear and simple. The Practice Book mirrors the unit-by-unit structure of the Grammar Guide. Each Practice Book unit is full of carefully graded grammar exercises to drill and reinforce the grammar you have learned in the corresponding Grammar Guide unit. These exercises will help you build up your confidence and become more fluent, giving you the chance to practice using the most important English grammar constructions again and again. Ideal for students at all levels, the English for Everyone Grammar Guide Practice Book covers basic, intermediate, and advanced English grammar in one easy-to-navigate book. Like all books in the innovative English for Everyone series, it uses a visual learning method: many of the exercises are accompanied by attractive illustrations that put grammar practice points into context and give you visual cues to help you understand the exercises. Whether you want to improve your grammar for work, study, travel, or exams, the English for Everyone Grammar Guide Practice Book offers you a simple way to learn English grammar, remember it, and use it with confidence.
Eighty of the world's greatest myths and characters, from the gods of Greek mythology to the Norse heroes, retold and explained with engaging text and bold graphics. From early creation stories to classical hero narratives and the recurring theme of the afterlife, experience each myth and unravel the meanings behind the stories, getting to the heart of the importance of mythology to different cultures worldwide. More than just stories, myths are a testament to the amazing creativity of humans striving to explain and make sense of the world around them. Here you will discover Zeus, god of the sky and ruler of the Olympian gods, and Loki, the cunning trickster with a knack for causing havoc, aided by his ability to change shape and gender. Beyond the gods and goddesses of Ancient Greek, Roman, and Norse myths, this book delves into the stories of the Australian aborigines, the Cherokee, and the Aztecs, each brimming with amazing characters and insights into human existence. This newest title in the bestselling Big Ideas series pairs engaging visual style with global coverage of world myths--profiling everything from the well-known tales of the Greeks, Norsemen, and Egyptians to the legends of the Caribbean, the Americas, Oceania, and East Asia--bringing the wisdom of the ages to life.
Ideal for anyone who wants to learn English to native-speaker standard and prepare for major English exams including IELTS, TOEIC, and TOEFL, this fun and engaging visual guide to the most common and useful English idioms and phrases will help you understand and remember English idiomatic expressions and their meanings, making your English more fluent and natural. English for Everyone: English Idioms combines an innovative visual teaching method with the best of DK design to make one of the most difficult aspects of learning English as a foreign language incredibly easy. Hundreds of expressions are presented in context, with crystal-clear definitions and attractive illustrations that show each idiom's literal and idiomatic meaning. The book also covers English collocations and commonly confused words, helping you avoid the kind of mistakes that native English speakers would never make. Each teaching module is followed by tightly focused practice exercises to help you remember what you have learned. Extensive supporting audio is integrated throughout the course, with every expression in the context of its sample sentence recorded by native English speakers. The audio is free and available online, and can be played, paused, and repeated as often as you like, to help you perfect your pronunciation of each expression. Suitable for learners at all levels, English for Everyone: English Idioms is an exciting and intuitive guide to improving your understanding of English and the style of your written and spoken English.
Written by world-renowned photographer, writer, and broadcaster Tom Ang, Photography lavishly celebrates the most iconic photographs and photographers of the past 200 years. Tracing the history of photography from its origins in the 1800s to the digital age, Photography: The Definitive Visual History is the only book of its kind to give a comprehensive account of the people, the photographs, and the technologies that have shaped the history of photography. From the first black-and-white photography to photojournalism and contemporary street photography, Photography celebrates the most iconic photographs and profiles 50 of the most famous photographers, with special features on Pulitzer Prize-winners and thematic timelines on portrait, war, advertising, and fashion photography. Dissecting classics such as Daguerre's Boulevard de Temple, Stieglitz's The Steerage, Rosenthal's Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima, and McCurry's Afghan Girl, this amazing reference not only showcases incredible photographs, but tells their stories, in-depth, and is a must-have for anyone who appreciates the beauty of photography.
Clear the way for Lightning McQueen, Mater, and friends in their own die-cast sticky format! Featuring more than 1,000 full-color reusable stickers of die-cast cars from Cars , Cars 2 , and Cars Toons , children of all ages can use their imagination to create anything from their own Cars racing scene to a lineup of their all-time favorite models. Either way, kids will be guaranteed hours of sticker fun with DK's Disney-Pixar Cars Ultimate Sticker Collection . © 2012 Disney
With over 225,000 copies in print, DK's Big Ideas series has struck a chord with readers fascinated-but also intimidated-by complex subjects like philosophy, psychology, politics, and religion. The newest title in this successful and acclaimed series is The Science Book , an inventive visual take on astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, and physics. With eye-catching artwork, step-by-step diagrams, and illustrations that break down complicated ideas into manageable concepts, The Science Book will have readers conversant in genetic engineering, black holes, and global warming in no time. Along the way are found mini-biographies of the most well-known scientists, and a glossary of helpful scientific terms. For students, and students of the world, there is no better way to explore the fascinating, strange, and mysterious world of science than in The Science Book .
Featuring amazing images of trains, virtual tours of engines, and profiles of key innovators, designers, and engineers, Train: The Definitive Visual History traces the history of the railroad and the role of trains, from the first steam engines to today's high speed bullet trains. Comprehensive catalogs feature the most important trains from each period, exploring in detail iconic trains such as the Fairy Queen, Orient Express, and Javelin, and follows the development of trains from early steam to Diesel engines and modern electronic locomotives. Beautiful photographs and detailed maps explore some of the world's most impressive rail routes from South Africa to Siberia, including the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, the trans-Siberian Railway, and the high-speed Japanese Tokaido Shinkansen line. Includes 2 exclusive prints.
The successful guide to the Doctor's world - now updated and expanded for 2014 and the new Doctor. This lavishly illustrated guide to the Doctor's world is now expanded to include all the action from the new series with Peter Capaldi as the new Doctor. With 32 new pages of material, including new companions, aliens and adventures across time and space, Doctor Who: The Visual Dictionary offers details to pore over and enjoy as well as behind-the-scenes information on this hit TV series.
The Tea Book helps you explore the blends, tastings, and ceremonies from around the world and create your own delicious tea traditions. Where does tea come from? In The Tea Book learn where in the world tea is cultivated and how to drink each variety at its best, with steeping notes and step-by-step recipes. The Tea Book is your world tour of the art of tea. Visit tea plantations from India to Kenya and explore maps of the world's most important growing regions. Learn to recognize tea-leaf varietals and spot the best types from each region. Recreate a Japanese tea ceremony with a guide to storied traditions and practical implements. Discover the health benefits of green tea. Craft the perfect Chai tea. Try a tasting course to cultivate your sense of tea color, aroma, and taste. Explore the spectrum of herbal, plant, and fruit infusions. The Tea Book covers it all, including history, tradition, and 75 classic and contemporary recipes to steep and share.
Designed for toddlers ages 3-5, My Best Pop-Up Space Book is a child's first guide to the universe. Starting with a blast-off sound button featured on the cover -- and embedded on each spread throughout the book -- youngsters will dive into the pages to find large pop-up surprises on every page. All key subjects are covered including Earth, the sun, the moon and stars, space travel, and astronauts, all with fun novelty elements including glittery stars and a full-page gatefold of the solar system. All text is age-appropriate to provide strong educational value, and photographs are clearly labeled and annotated, giving My Best Pop-Up Space Book a level of play and activity that holds the attention of younger readers.
Queen Elizabeth II and the Royal Family is a magnificent tribute to the life and reign of Queen Elizabeth II and a celebration of the British royal family, from the first English kings through the birth of the queen's second grandchild to Prince William and Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge. Highly illustrated with photographs and timelines throughout, Queen Elizabeth II and the Royal Family tells the story of the House of Windsor, and includes events such as the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton and profiles on key people such as Princess Diana and Prince Harry. Graphics illuminate details of the queen's personal and private life, vivid photographs highlight important events, special features showcase the royal residences, and timelines untangle the complete history of the kings and queens of England and Scotland, tracing the line of succession to the throne. This gorgeous book is the most complete visual history of Britain's most enduring icon, Queen Elizabeth II, and the royal family.
Celebrate centuries of brave and brilliant women with this visual guide that takes kids on a tour of the past and uncovers the stories of the women and girls who have shaped the modern world. From super scientists like Marie Curie and Rosalind Franklin to clued-up creatives like Emily Dickinson and J.K. Rowling to leading ladies like Joan of Arc and Eleanor Roosevelt, profiles explore the lives of each woman in detail, and photography and quirky "bobble-head" illustrations present history in a new and fun way. Kids can put each woman's story into context with "what came before" and "what came after" panels showing the things that influenced and were influenced by each woman. Special features highlight contemporaneous women and women in similar fields to paint a more complete picture for young readers. A wonderful inspiration for young girls and a great learning tool for all children that approaches human rights and gender equality from an age-appropriate angle, 100 Women Who Made History proves that this isn't just a man's world.
Build your English language skills and grow your career with English for Everyone: Business, Course Book . A visual guide to learning English, English for Everyone: Business, Course Book is a complete self-study course that makes workplace language easy to learn. Everything you need is included in English for Everyone: Business, Course Book --it's a grammar book and vocabulary builder all in one. English grammar and business terms are tied into common work scenarios that are simply explained using innovative graphics, making them easy to understand. All learning is practiced across speaking, listening, reading, and writing exercises, offering rounded preparation for real-life business situations including job applications, formal e-mails, negotiation, and more. Download the free app and practice online with free listening exercises at www.dkefe.com. English for Everyone: Business, Course Book covers the skills and topics needed in the business world, and it matches the language standards used by the major global English-language exams, offering ideal preparation for starting, changing, and advancing your career. Series Overview: English for Everyone series teaches all levels of English, from beginner to advanced, to speakers of English as a second language. Innovative visual learning methods introduce key language skills, grammar, and vocabulary, which are reinforced with a variety of speaking, reading, and writing exercises to make the English language easier to understand and learn. Visit www.dkefe.com to find out more.
Now comes with a free companion audio app that allows readers to scan the pages to hear words spoken in both Spanish and English. Newly revised and updated, the SpanishEnglish Bilingual Visual Dictionary is a quick and intuitive way to learn and recall everyday words in Spanish. Introduces a range of useful current vocabulary in thematic order, this dictionary uses full-color photographs and artworks to display and label all the elements of everyday life--from the home and office to sport, music, nature, and the countries of the world--with panel features on key nouns, verbs, and useful phrases. The SpanishEnglish Bilingual Visual Dictionary features: A quick and intuitive way to learn and remember thousands of words. A complete range of illustrated objects and scenes from everyday life. Fast and effective learning for any situation, from home and office to shopping and dining out. Detailed index for instant reference. Handy size ideal for travel. The illustrations provide a quick and intuitive route to learning a language, defining the words visually so it is easier to remember them and creating a colorful and stimulating learning resource for the foreign-language and EFL/ESL student.