The Visual Dictionary of Human Anatomy

Author: Richard Walker

Publisher: Dk Pub

ISBN: 9780789404459

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

View: 9844

Meticulously detailed, captioned diagrams and illustrations, as well as full-color photographs, introduce the basics of human anatomy and physiology and explain how the various systems of the body work and function together.

The Visual Dictionary of Buildings

Author: N.A

Publisher: DORLING KINDERSLEY

ISBN: 9780863189616

Category: Architecture

Page: 64

View: 6876

This text is part of a series of reference books designed for children aged nine years and upwards. The books contain exploded view photographs and over 3000 specific words presented in a labelled form, both of which are designed to help expand the child's knowledge and vocabulary. This book looks at buildings - specially built architectural models were taken apart to produce totally accurate exploded photographs. Other books in this series look at The Human Body, Animals, Ships and Sailing, Everyday Things, Cars and Military Uniforms. The Eyewitness Visual Dictionary of Animals was nominated as a 1991 Best Book for Young Adults by the Americal Library Association.

Russian-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465454462

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 360

View: 7131

Russian-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary of DK's bestselling series makes language learning accessible by using photographs to put the everyday vocabulary of the modern world into context. A thematic organization of more than 10,000 fully illustrated terms labeled in both Russian and English and comprehensive two-way indexes put the perfect translation at your fingertips. Additional feature panels include abstract nouns and verbs, as well as useful phrases that you can use in conversation once you are feeling more confident. Russian-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary is a colorful and stimulating learning resource ideal for all levels, whether you are a student, teacher, tourist, or business traveler. Now fully updated with new text, images, and a bold new look.

The Visual Dictionary of Cars

Author: DK PUBLISHING

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780863188350

Category: Automobiles

Page: 64

View: 9534

This text is part of a series of reference books designed for children aged nine years and upwards. The books contain exploded view photographs and 3500 specific words presented in a labelled form, both of which are designed to help expand the child's knowledge and vocabulary. This book looks at cars, with every part of a car labelled from the inside of a steering wheel to how a carburettor works. Other titles in this series look at The Human Body, Animals and Ships and Sailing.

Ultimate Visual Dictionary

Author: Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff

Publisher: DK

ISBN: 9781465458940

Category: Reference

Page: 672

View: 9251

Ultimate Visual Dictionary is a comprehensive, annotated visual dictionary of more than 33,000 commonly researched places and things, from the origins of the universe to modern technology. Organized into 14 major sections including Animals, Rail and Road, Music, and more, each has its own table of contents, enabling readers to find a pictorial definition of an object without necessarily knowing its name in advance. Can't remember the name of a kangaroo's pouch? Just flip to the "Marsupials & Monotremes" spread in Ultimate Visual Dictionary and find out. Or, turn the pages to discover the different components of the human body, identify the parts of a tractor, or figure out tricky sports terms. Stunning color photography and detailed cutaway illustrations bring complex subjects to life, alongside straightforward explanations of basic principles and ideas. With this revised edition of DK's Ultimate Visual Dictionary, readers will never again be at a loss for words.

Animal

The Definitive Visual Guide, 3rd Edition

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465470867

Category: Nature

Page: 632

View: 7381

With more than 1 million copies sold, this updated and revised celebration of the animal kingdom features photos and descriptions of over 2,000 species and habitats. Bringing animals, habitats, and up-to-date research to life for readers around the world, Animal explores the creatures that have fascinated and inspired humans for years, from intrepid Emperor penguins to fierce Siberian tigers, to the very intelligent and highly communicative humpback whale. This updated edition introduces the olinguito, the adorable, recently discovered mammal that looks like a cross between a cat and a teddy bear, and the Skywalker gibbon found in the tropical forests of Yunnan Province in southwest China and Myanmar. Perfect for gift-giving. Produced in association with the Smithsonian Institution.

Car

The Definitive Visual History of the Automobile

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0756689384

Category: Transportation

Page: 360

View: 5468

DK's latest Car traces the history and role of the automobile, cataloging the diverse spectrum of cars from the first prototypes to the supercars of today. The book will not only cover the technological developments and manufacture of cars, but also the cultural backdrop against which the various models arose, and the enduring impact which the car has had on society as an object of curiosity, symbol of luxury, and item of necessity.

Japanese-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0756684692

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 360

View: 1543

DK's Japanese-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary introduces the vocabulary of the modern Japanese world in thematic order, using full-colour 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. Every item shown is labelled or annotated in the Japanese, with the English translation of each term directly below. A pronunciation guide for every word is also featured throughout the eBook. This creates a colorful and stimulating learning resource for the foreign-language and EFL/ESL student.

Pink Snow and Other Weird Weather

Author: Jennifer Dussling

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101645946

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 48

View: 2976

Have you ever seen a hailstone with a turtle frozen inside? Learn all about the weirdest, wackiest, wildest weather ever--and what makes it happen--in this easy-to-read nonfiction reader.

The Visual Dictionary of Physics

Author: Jack Challoner

Publisher: Dk Pub

ISBN: 9780789402394

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

View: 3432

Labeled illustrations identify theories, experiments, and instruments related to all areas of physics, including energy, machines, waves, electricity, magnetism, and nuclear reactions

Book Lust

Recommended Reading for Every Mood, Moment, and Reason

Author: Nancy Pearl

Publisher: Sasquatch Books

ISBN: 9781570613814

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 287

View: 3613

Presents 170 themed reading lists designed for any type of reading, from "chick lit" to books on bicycling, covering a wide variety of tastes and topics.

The Human Body Book

Author: Steve Parker

Publisher: Dk Pub

ISBN: 9781465402134

Category: Medical

Page: 288

View: 5817

An overview of human anatomy and physiology covers every system of the human body, examining the structure and functions of organs, tissues, cells, muscles, and bones, and discusses more than two hundred diseases and disorders.

Human Body: A Visual Encyclopedia

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465401431

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 256

View: 1736

From the top of your head to the tip of your toes, Human Body: A Visual Encyclopedia is a book to excite and educate a child's inquisitive mind. This definitive guide includes exciting pictures and facts on over 100 body parts that encourage your child to learn about their remarkable bodies. They'll meet the engine room of the body, the beating heart; the brilliant brain; the amazing lungs and the super skeleton. Let your child learn what makes the body tick with Human Body: A Visual Encyclopedia. Supports Common Core State Standards.

Encyclopedia of the Human Body

Author: Richard Walker

Publisher: Benjamin Cummings

ISBN: 9780789486721

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 304

View: 7917

Illustrates and explains anatomical concepts, from skeletal and muscular systems to the digestive and reproductive organs.