The Complete Sailing Manual, 4th Edition
An essential reference book for sailing enthusiasts, now in its fourth edition with a foreword by quadruple Olympic gold medalist Ben Ainslie.
Learn the basics of sailing, master navigation, and maintain your boat with The Complete Sailing Manual, written by instructor and former British national champion Steve Sleight. This authoritative text has clear, annotated diagrams and photographs that answer questions about any sailing situation with thorough coverage of all aspects of sailing and boat ownership. Look up how to rig a dinghy, tie basic knots, or save someone who fell overboard.
Revised and updated to include the latest developments in equipment, safety, and activities, including foiling, long-distance cruising, and high-speed, apparent wind-sailing, and newest technology such as modern performance systems and electronic navigation. All rules, regulations, and best practices are also up to date.
From the novice to the experienced sailor, The Complete Sailing Manual is the perfect book for anyone interested in sailing.
Children’s Illustrated Thesaurus
A comprehensive, illustrated thesaurus created specifically for young readers and writers, with more than 4,000 entries and authoritative content.
Containing over 36,000 synonyms, the more than 4,000 main entries in Children’s Illustrated Thesaurus are brought to life through an imaginative mix of illustrations and photography and fun vocabulary features that explore and expand language. The entries are arranged alphabetically and include definitions and sample sentences to help kids understand the meaning and usage of words in context, and antonym features present another layer of vocabulary for children to enjoy.
With its fresh and fun design and authoritative content, Children’s Illustrated Thesaurus will inspire children to build a rich and vibrant vocabulary and boost their confidence in using and choosing words.
Encyclopedia of Landscape Design: Planning, Building, and Planting Your Perfect Outdoor Space
Be inspired to imagine the garden of your dreams with this guide that will help you plan, build, and plant your perfect outdoor space.
Whether you’re aiming for a total redesign or targeting a specific area, Encyclopedia of Landscape Design offers fresh and achievable ideas for every gardener: grasp the fundamentals of landscape and garden design, find a style that’s right for you, and create the structures and planting plans to bring your ideas to life. Produced by a team of award-winning horticultural experts, Encyclopedia of Landscape Design offers extensive design inspiration backed up with solid practical content, including step-by-step landscape structures and planting techniques.
The Encyclopedia of War: From Ancient Egypt to Iraq
Take a guided tour of every major conflict through the ages, in ebook format. Trace the epic 5,000-year story of warfare from the earliest battles to the War on Terror.
Explore the campaigns and conflicts, the warriors and commanders and the tactics, weapons and technology that have shaped human warfare. With fascinating features on topics including; the role of infantry, siege warfare, military tactics and the treatment of wounded soldiers.
Combining a clear and compelling historical narrative with a wealth of fascinating supporting features, this is a definitive visual guide to this brutal, intense and often heroic dimension of the human story.
DK Essential Managers: Negotiating
DK Essential Managers: Negotiating is the visual guide that gives you all the know-how you need to be a more effective manager.
Now newly updated with an all-new graphic approach to explaining key techniques and skills, the best-selling DK Essential Managers: Negotiating features:
– A practical, “how-to” approach teaches you the negotiating skills you need to succeed.
– Step-by-step instructions, tips, checklists, and “Ask yourself” features show you how to bargain effectively and close a deal.
– Tables, illustrations, “in-focus” panels, and real-life case studies demonstrate and explain how to avoid conflict and build alliances.
DK Essential Managers: Negotiating not only shows you how to start from a strong position and find common ground with others but also provides practical techniques when dealing with suppliers, resolving issues, and conducting multiparty discussions.
Learn all you need to develop the first-class negotiating skills that will dramatically improve results and relationships with DK Essential Managers: Negotiating.
About DK Essential Managers: The DK Essential Managers series covers a range of business and management topics and have sold more than 1.9 million copies worldwide. Each guide is clearly presented for ease of reference, with visual pointers, tips, and graphics. The handy pocket format slips easily into a briefcase or portfolio.
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DK Readers L2: Wild Baby Animals
Skip, splash, sniff and cuddle with the cutest animals in the rough with Wild Baby Animals.
Venture out into the world of monkeys, squirrels, bears, foxes and more and as they play, learn, and explore in their natural habitats in Wild Baby Animals.
Perfect for 5–7 year olds beginning to read fluently with support, Level 2 titles contain carefully selected photographic images to complement the text, providing strong visual clues to build vocabulary and confidence. Additional information spreads are full of extra fun facts, developing the topics through a range of nonfiction presentation styles, such as diagrams, and activities.
Lexile measure: 650
Fountas and Pinnell Text Level Gradient: M
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 3–11.