Grant R.G., Kay A., Kerrigan M., Parker P.
History of Britain and Ireland
This is the definitive visual guide to 5,000 years of British history. “The History of Britain & Ireland” traces the key events that have shaped the British Isles. From the Elizabethan age of Shakespeare to the Iraq and Afghan wars of the 21st century, this beautifully illustrated book offers a definitive visual chronicle of the most colourful and defining episodes in British history. Packed with visually arresting illustrations and clear, concise text, you can now explore the long and fascinating story of the British Isles. It includes profiles of key people in history such as Geoffrey Chaucer, Alfred the Great, Charles Dickens, Queen Elizabeth I and Winston Churchill. “The History of Britain & Ireland” is ideal as a family reference for the home as well as a key history companion for schools.
DK Eyewitness Books: Transportation
With more than twenty million copies sold in forty languages in ninety countries worldwide, DK Eyewitness been the most trusted young adult nonfiction book series for more than thirty years. Visually engaging, informative, and lively, the one-hundred-plus titles in the Eyewitness series focus on subjects that complement students’ personal interests and areas of study to make learning simple and fun.
Eyewitness Companions: Herbal Remedies
For anyone interested in medicinal plants and how to use them at home
“Eyewitness Companions offer an essential reference library, perfect for novices or anyone who just wants to know more about their favourite pastime.” Heyday
Discover everything you want to know about herbal medicine from one of the leading figures in the field, Dr Andrew Chevallier. From Aloe Vera to Zea Mays, know your plants using the easy-to-follow A-Z profiling 140 of the most popular. Find out plants active properties, which parts are used and their current uses. Pick up the basics, from using remedies safely, to quality control and which herbal preparations to use and why. Follow step-by-step instructions for making simple herbal preparations as a tea, decoction or tincture at home, so you can self-treat over 50 common ailments from insomnia to athlete’s foot.
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Created in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution and with the latest CGI technology, the Knowledge Encyclopedia is a bold new approach to family reference using 3-D rendered images to explore the wonders of the world in unprecedented detail.
Divided into six chapters — Space, Earth, Nature, Human Body, Science & Technology, and History & Culture, plus a reference section — a wide range of topics come to life. Illustrated with fascinating facts, maps, timelines, and graphics, the Knowledge Encyclopedia makes complex subjects easy to understand and is the perfect resource for kids, whether to help with homework or to pique their curiosity.