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小学生社交情商漫画.

小学生社交情商漫画.

提升社交力,培养高情商,甄选真朋友,拒绝被霸凌。

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如果历史是一群喵. by 肥志

如果历史是一群喵.

肥志

作为一个新生的帝国,元朝面临着重重危机,统治阶层互相内斗、民族矛盾加剧、天灾人祸不断……本卷通俗且生动地梳理了这个“巨人”从兴盛走向覆灭的历程。此外,起义运动风起云涌,朱元璋异军突起,明朝建国之路正式铺开。

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如果历史是一群喵. by 肥志

如果历史是一群喵.

肥志

本卷将延续系列风趣幽默的语言风格,通过喵咪的演绎,向大众读者呈现出恢宏大气的历史画面,把唐朝的横纵面一并展现出来。本书在史实的基础上进行趣味转化,特别增添36个历史知识点,解锁12只喵咪拟人的古装设定。

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如果历史是一群喵. by 肥志

如果历史是一群喵.

肥志

近三百年的盛世大唐落幕,中国历史进入一段混乱失序的大分裂时代——五代十国。这个时期跨度虽短,天下却遭遇无比激烈的战乱,君主轮番上位,大大小小的政权纷纷崛起。本卷将以北方、中原、南方三条线来重点叙述,包括邺都之变、世宗革新、陈桥兵变等关键事件的始末缘由。面对这样的大乱局,耶律阿保机、柴荣、赵匡胤等历史人物会做出哪些选择?中华大地又因此产生了什么翻天覆地的变化,一群喵将带你细品那个时代来临的前夜。

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如果历史是一群喵. by 肥志

如果历史是一群喵.

肥志

饱受争议却始终光芒万丈,那个让无数人又爱又恨的朝代终于来了!“五代十国”告一段落,《如果历史是一群喵》第十卷将开启中国历史上一段多民族政权并立的篇章。在这一卷中,北宋虽然统一了中原乱局,然而与其同时存在的辽、金、夏政权逐渐崛起壮大,自此纷争迭起,战火连绵,持续着时而和平、时而对立的权力博弈。为何严重“偏科”的宋朝却能成为史学家口中的黄金时代?曾经雄霸一时的大辽如何走向内忧外患,最终一溃千里?压迫下的女真族依靠什么实现绝地反击,入主中原?新一卷“宋辽金夏篇”将逐一剖析这段传奇时代下的种种谜团,拨开光怪陆离的烟云。

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如果历史是一群喵. by 肥志

如果历史是一群喵.

肥志

见证南宋脆弱下的繁华,横扫千军的草原帝国正式建立!《如果历史是一群喵》第十一卷“南宋金元篇”将继续讲述这一段中国历史多民族政权并立的混战时期。在下半场的较量中,南宋、金朝、蒙古、西夏之间互相制衡但又融合共通。喵咪们将为大家简明勾勒出这段精彩的历史——曲折多难的南宋从靖康之变走向崖山之战的败亡命运;从成吉思汗到忽必烈,强大的草原民族征西伐东、南攻北战,又将为世界带来怎样的格局变化?“南宋金元篇”将带你用不一样的视野,探索这一段战争史的传奇!

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如果历史是一群喵. by 肥志

如果历史是一群喵.

肥志

第三卷“秦楚两汉篇”收录了正文12个篇章,讲述秦王一统之局,楚汉双雄之争,至光武帝推翻王莽新政,恢复刘氏汉朝期间的权谋争锋。一统天下后,始皇喵到底如何巩固手中霸权,项羽喵和刘邦喵经历了多少次交锋才分出高低,大名鼎鼎的汉武帝为何被后世称为“千古一帝”……肥志与他的团队以二十四史、标准教科书等文献资料作支撑,整理出通俗易懂的故事脉络,还原秦楚两汉时期的精彩故事。

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如果历史是一群喵. by 肥志

如果历史是一群喵.

肥志

第四卷“东汉末年篇”延续前三卷的故事,讲述汉室衰微,天下陷入纷乱,东汉从辉煌到覆灭的历程。曹操、刘备、孙权等历史群雄将依次登场,演绎他们各自的“草创故事”,揭开三国纷争的序幕。

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如果历史是一群喵. by 肥志

如果历史是一群喵.

肥志

三国是中国历史上极受后人关注、永不缺“流量热度”的英雄时代,也是中国历史上最为精彩的乱世。肥志及他的团队将在本卷中,通过十二只喵咪把三国向你娓娓道来,还原一个个扑朔迷离的历史故事,告诉你三国为什么这么火!

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如果历史是一群喵. by 肥志

如果历史是一群喵.

肥志

告别纷乱的“三国”,喵咪们将带大家进入一段更加动荡的岁月。它不仅“冷”且“乱”,同时是一个风云迭起,充满分裂融合和权谋争斗的疯狂时代。第六卷选取并梳理了关键的人和事作为叙述线索,刘裕、拓跋焘、冯太后、宇文泰等历史人物将化身“喵咪”,重现西晋、东晋十六国、南北朝的春秋变换!

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如果历史是一群喵. by 肥志

如果历史是一群喵.

肥志

魏晋南北朝300多年的乱世结束了,天下又迎来怎样的变化?这次喵咪们将带大家走进中国历史上两个有名的大一统朝代——隋和唐,正文12个精彩故事将围绕这段历史,通过轻松有趣的漫画和史籍文献,展示繁华帝国下的王者争夺战,谁才是坐拥江山的主角?第七卷延续系列调皮趣怪的讲史风格,把复杂零碎的知识点串联起来,一旦有了喵咪,再乱的历史也能轻松消化!一统天下的隋朝“昙花一现”,“暴君”隋炀帝怎么“好心办坏事”;唐太宗如何统一全国登上帝位,提倡“水能载舟”的治国思想;一代女帝武则天成功上位,女主大戏正式上演!

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如果历史是一群喵. by 肥志

如果历史是一群喵.

肥志

在《如果历史是一群喵1·夏商西周篇》中,十二只激萌喵咪演员将化身经典人物,搭配可爱直白的语言重新让你体会历史的魅力。摆脱条条框框、脑袋发麻的枯燥文字,该书不仅收录了一系列历史课堂外的趣闻知识,还穿插了12只喵咪的人设档案,展现它们呆萌、腹黑、热血等不同性格特点的喵生故事,12间喵咪“闺房”也将全部收录。再也不用爬楼存图,你就能将12只喵“抱”在怀里啦!《如果历史是一群喵1·夏商西周篇》是一本让铲屎官尖叫,助学渣翻身的古代萌喵故事绘,让大家在阅读漫画之余感受到中国历史的韵味。

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如果历史是一群喵. by 肥志

如果历史是一群喵.

肥志

本卷通过12只喵咪的视角精彩地再现了秦统一天下前的大变革时代。跌宕变幻的局势和各国间的谋略交锋让这段历史尤为出彩,正文13个篇章选取关键历史人物作为节点,来描述这段历史进程,其中不乏关于管仲、商鞅、张仪等享有盛名的名家故事。

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小蓝书  by 北猫

小蓝书

北猫

看漫画,开怀大笑;学成语,过目难忘。清晰明了的成语释义,一点你就通;幽默有趣的成语造句,活学又活用。还有近义词、反义词以及米小圈人物的多格漫画,演绎成语用法,学习成语不再难!

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小学生社交情商漫画.

小学生社交情商漫画.

提升社交力,培养高情商,甄选真朋友,拒绝被霸凌。

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成语说资治通鉴. by 刘娟

成语说资治通鉴.

刘娟

战国是中国历史上继春秋之后的大变革时期,各国战争此起彼伏。公元前403年,韩、赵、魏三家瓜分了晋国,奠定了战国七雄的格局。其中,秦国得益于商鞅的两次变法,成为七雄中不错大的诸侯国。经过十年的征伐,秦王嬴政先后灭掉韩、赵、魏、楚、燕、齐六国,于公元前221年建立了中国历史上第一个大一统王朝——秦朝,结束了自春秋以来五百多年诸侯割据的混乱局面。

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狼吞虎咽  by 北猫

狼吞虎咽

北猫

看漫画,开怀大笑;学成语,过目难忘。清晰明了的成语释义,一点你就通;幽默有趣的成语造句,活学又活用。还有近义词、反义词以及米小圈人物的多格漫画,演绎成语用法,学习成语不再难!

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欢呼雀跃  by 北猫

欢呼雀跃

北猫

看漫画,开怀大笑;学成语,过目难忘。清晰明了的成语释义,一点你就通;幽默有趣的成语造句,活学又活用。还有近义词、反义词以及米小圈人物的多格漫画,演绎成语用法,学习成语不再难!

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多如牛毛  by 北猫

多如牛毛

北猫

看漫画,开怀大笑;学成语,过目难忘。清晰明了的成语释义,一点你就通;幽默有趣的成语造句,活学又活用。还有近义词、反义词以及米小圈人物的多格漫画,演绎成语用法,学习成语不再难!

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叶公好龙  by 北猫

叶公好龙

北猫

看漫画,开怀大笑;学成语,过目难忘。清晰明了的成语释义,一点你就通;幽默有趣的成语造句,活学又活用。还有近义词、反义词以及米小圈人物的多格漫画,演绎成语用法,学习成语不再难!

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成语说资治通鉴. by 刘娟

成语说资治通鉴.

刘娟

本册通过52个精彩的故事,如贾南风一箭三雕、八王之乱、衣冠南渡、祖逖北伐、王猛扪虱而谈、谢安东山再起、大秦天王梦断淝水、拓跋珪兵围柴壁等,生动地呈现了那段战乱频繁、烽火连天的历史。

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成语说资治通鉴. by 刘娟

成语说资治通鉴.

刘娟

本册通过38个精彩的故事,如董卓进京立威、小霸王横扫江东、官渡决战、诸葛亮出山、周瑜火烧赤壁、吕蒙白衣渡江、陆逊火烧连营、马谡失街亭、司马懿的巅峰之战、刘禅乐不思蜀等,生动地呈现了这个充满刀光剑影、让人热血沸腾的风云时代。

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成语说资治通鉴. by 刘娟

成语说资治通鉴.

刘娟

本册通过36个精彩的故事,如“穿越者”王莽、刘秀骑牛上战场、放牛娃抽签当皇帝、班超出使西域、虞诩增灶断追兵、灵帝爱闻铜臭味儿、黄巾起义、十常侍之乱等,生动地呈现了东汉由鼎盛走向衰落的过程。

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成语说资治通鉴. by 刘娟

成语说资治通鉴.

刘娟

本册通过45个精彩故事,将这一时期发生的重大历史事件,如鸿门宴、暗度陈仓、韩信背水一战、项羽不肯过江东、七国之乱、漠北大决战、张骞“凿空”西域、苏武牧羊等,生动地呈现了出来。

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中国好家风. by 刘纳新

中国好家风.

刘纳新

该套书从立志、勤学、修德、爱国四个方面精选了中国历史上具有重要影响人物的家风家训故事,所涉及榜样既包括帝王将相,也包含士子平民,既有古代先贤,也有近现代名人,是一套能够促进青少年良好家风养成的优秀读物。

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中国好家风. by 刘纳新

中国好家风.

刘纳新

该套书从立志、勤学、修德、爱国四个方面精选了中国历史上具有重要影响人物的家风家训故事,所涉及榜样既包括帝王将相,也包含士子平民,既有古代先贤,也有近现代名人,是一套能够促进青少年良好家风养成的优秀读物。

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成语说资治通鉴. by 刘娟

成语说资治通鉴.

刘娟

本册通过53个故事,如天子写检讨,李愬雪夜袭蔡州,甘露之变,牛李党争,黄巢起义,昭宗卸磨杀驴,朱全忠不得善终,“李天下”不能理天下,石敬瑭甘做儿皇帝,郭威黄旗加身,柴荣三征南唐等,生动地呈现了这段帝国崩裂、战乱不断的历史。

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成语说资治通鉴. by 刘娟

成语说资治通鉴.

刘娟

本册通过52个故事,如外公抢了外孙的皇位、隋炀帝三征粪土臣、李世民劝父起兵、喋血玄武门、这个太子有点儿怂、武则天称帝、太平公主不太平、魂断马嵬坡等,生动地呈现了隋唐辉煌灿烂的历史。

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成语说资治通鉴. by 刘娟

成语说资治通鉴.

刘娟

本册通过48个精彩的故事,如佛狸小子的口水战、这个太后不简单、一道密折捅了马蜂窝、天子秒变刺客、高欢留下秘密武器、侯景祸乱南梁、亡国却怪万卷书、“无愁天子”的忧愁等,生动地呈现了这段社会动荡、民族融合的历史。

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中国好家风. by 刘纳新

中国好家风.

刘纳新

该套书从立志、勤学、修德、爱国四个方面精选了中国历史上具有重要影响人物的家风家训故事,所涉及榜样既包括帝王将相,也包含士子平民,既有古代先贤,也有近现代名人,是一套能够促进青少年良好家风养成的优秀读物。

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中国好家风. by 刘纳新

中国好家风.

刘纳新

该套书从立志、勤学、修德、爱国四个方面精选了中国历史上具有重要影响人物的家风家训故事,所涉及榜样既包括帝王将相,也包含士子平民,既有古代先贤,也有近现代名人,是一套能够促进青少年良好家风养成的优秀读物。

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Little dinosaurs, big feelings  by Dr Diplo

Little dinosaurs, big feelings

Dr Diplo

Doctor Diplo is the Jurassic kingdom's best-loved therapist. Meet him and ten of his Jurassic friends and discover how to navigate different emotions with simple mindfulness tools and exercises.

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Chinese menu  by Grace Lin

Chinese menu

Grace Lin

"From fried dumplings to fortune cookies, here are the tales behind your favorite foods. Do you know the stories behind delectable dishes--like the fun connection between scallion pancakes and pizza? Or how dumplings cured a village's frostbitten ears? Or how...

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My head has a bellyache and more nonsense for mischievous kids and immature grown-ups  by Chris Harris

My head has a bellyache and more nonsense for mischievous kids and immature grown-ups

Chris Harris

"A witty, illustrated collection of humorous (and sometimes even heartwarming) poems and nonsense inspired by the absurdities of everyday life"--Publisher's description.

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Medical invention breakthroughs  by Heather E. Schwartz

Medical invention breakthroughs

Heather E. Schwartz

"From X-rays to penicillin antibiotics, this exploration of scientific inquiry celebrates the greatest inventions in medicine. Get to know the scientists responsible for these breakthroughs, and explore science in action"--Publisher's description.

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Roots of happiness  by Susie Dent

Roots of happiness

Susie Dent

"It takes just a short browse through the dictionary to spot how it is filled with negative words. But Susie has searched far and wide to unearth happy and uplifting words and phrases that, in some cases, are long forgotten, while others have only just been...

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Rosh Hashanah  by Hilary Margitich

Rosh Hashanah

Hilary Margitich

"Each year, Jewish people all over the world observe Rosh Hashanah. They celebrate the Jewish New Year with prayers, synagogue services, and family gatherings. It is a time to focus on God's forgiveness. Many of the holiday's traditions are based on ancient...

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Medical artificial intelligence breakthroughs  by Heather E. Schwartz

Medical artificial intelligence breakthroughs

Heather E. Schwartz

"From machine learning to virtual surgery practice, this exploration of scientific inquiry celebrates the greatest developments to date in medical artificial intelligence. Get to know the physicians, scientists, and other researchers responsible for these...

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Explanatorium of science

Explanatorium of science

"Welcome to the Explanatorium, where amazing photography shows and explains how chemistry, physics, and biology work! Watch as mixtures merge and matter changes state. Discover how some chemical changes can be reversed, yet others can't, and why some reactions...

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二十四节气与七十二物候. by 郑意

二十四节气与七十二物候.

郑意

《七十二物候图鉴》包括24个跨页内容,对应了二十四节气中每个节气所包含的三个物候。一年“二十四节气”共七十二候。各候均以一个物候现象相应,称“候应”。其中植物候应有植物的幼芽萌动、开花、结实等;动物候应有动物的始振、始鸣、交配、迁徙等;非生物候应有始冻、解冻、雷始发声等。七十二候“候应”的依次变化,反映了一年中物候和气候变化的一般情况。

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传统文化有意思

传统文化有意思

通过孩子喜闻乐见的形式,向孩子介绍了中国鞋子的发展史,带孩子了解关于鞋子的逸闻趣事和背后蕴含的传统文化。

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古人怎么买买买

古人怎么买买买

《古人怎么买买买》,讲商业的发展史。它从一物换一物讲起,再讲到最初的贝币、刀币、布币以及各式各样铜钱的诞生,讲到秦始皇统一了货币,讲了“买东西”为什么不叫买“南北”,讲古人买东西要限时,讲纸币、银元和百货大楼的诞生……向孩子介绍了中国“买卖”的发展史,带孩子了解与商业相关的逸闻趣事,让孩子从身边小事爱上历史。

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古人怎么上厕所

古人怎么上厕所

《古人怎么上厕所》通过孩子喜闻乐见的形式,向孩子介绍了中国厕所的发展史,带孩子了解与厕所相关的逸闻趣事,从身边小事爱上历史。

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二十四节气与七十二物候. by 张春明

二十四节气与七十二物候.

张春明

《二十四节气儿歌》用24个跨页图画展现了二十四个节气,每个节气画面对应一首儿歌。希望儿童通过耳朵听、眼睛看走进中国的二十四节气,走进中国文化。

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小水滴的旅行  by Otmar Grissemann

小水滴的旅行

Otmar Grissemann

讲述水的循环过程:从水蒸气、云、雨、雪、冰,到河流、湖泊和海洋。天上的云彩有很多种表情,有时候露出胖胖的脸颊,有时候眨起大大的眼睛。云彩是由许多纯净的小水滴组成的,它们变成雨、冰雹或者雪又重新落回到地球上。小水滴又要开始新旅程了,它们旅行的终点将是大大的海洋。

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种树人 = Wangari Maathai, la femme qui plante des millions d'arbres  by Franck Prévot

种树人 = Wangari Maathai, la femme qui plante des millions d'arbres

Franck Prévot

旺加里·马塔伊——一位非洲女性,她致力于领导地球、妇女权利和自由的勇敢斗争,并闻名于世。在她的国家肯尼亚,她在成千上万人的帮助下反对砍伐森林,并发起植树活动,保护生态环境,她还把这项活动推向全非洲。目前,她和她发动的群体种下了超过5000万棵书,地球因此变得更绿了。

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医画红楼

医画红楼

"本书特选取与日常生活联系紧密、小读者易产生兴趣的食疗作为主要编写内容。"--Publisher's description.

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Next level games review 2024  by Ben Wilson

Next level games review 2024

Ben Wilson

"Take it to the next level! Bursting with the biggest games, latest trends, and hottest news, Next Level Games Review 2024 is the ultimate annual gaming guide. Next Level Games Review is back! Packed full of the biggest games, latest trends, and hottest news,...

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Learning to be wild  by Carl Safina

Learning to be wild

Carl Safina

"What do chimpanzees, macaws, and whales all have in common? Some believe that culture is strictly a human phenomenon. But that's not true! Culture is passed down from parent to child in all sorts of animal communities. It is the common ground that three very...

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Race to the bottom of the Earth  by Rebecca E. F. Barone

Race to the bottom of the Earth

Rebecca E. F. Barone

"In 1910, Captain Robert Scott prepared his crew for a trip that no one had ever completed: a journey to the South Pole. He vowed to get there any way he could, even if it meant looking death in the eye. Then, not long before he set out, the telegram arrived:...

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World history  by Anne Rooney

World history

Anne Rooney

"Take a thrilling ride through history and discover how the world has changed since our early ancestors formed the first civilizations. Charts the rise and fall of empires, putting events in context and explaining key ideas. See how the world has been...

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The football school encyclopedia  by Alex Bellos

The football school encyclopedia

Alex Bellos

"Discover everything you've ever wanted to know about football, from fascinating facts about your favourite players and clubs, to incredible international stats and terrific trivia. Learn about all aspects of the game, including the positions, rules, mascots,...

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Birthdays

Birthdays

Unwrap 300 wacky facts and pictures showcasing the hilarious history, crazy coincidences, awesome astrological beliefs, and surprising statistics behind birthdays. You'll be blown away by the world's craziest cakes, most elaborate decorations, and most...

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The beach activity book  by Rachel Haydon

The beach activity book

Rachel Haydon

"From experiments and observation to conservation and mindfulness, this activity-packed book inspires curious young minds to explore and appreciate our beaches, lakes, rivers and streams"--Back cover.

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Forgotten fairy tales of unlikely heroes  by Mary Sebag-Montefiore

Forgotten fairy tales of unlikely heroes

Mary Sebag-Montefiore

"A celebration of the idea that with courage and heart, anyone can become a hero. It is the unlikely heroes in stories that are sometimes the most inspiring of all. Stories about someone small, and seemingly unimportant or overlooked, who ends up being the one...

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Spark, shine, glow!  by Lola M. Schaefer

Spark, shine, glow!

Lola M. Schaefer

"Light is everywhere: from the shining sun to a bright light bulb to a glowing firefly. Light from a flashlight helps you see in the dark, and light from the sun makes plants grow. And did you know that light makes X-rays possible, and also keeps cars, trucks,...

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Amazing football facts for every 7 year old  by Clive Gifford

Amazing football facts for every 7 year old

Clive Gifford

"Pack your brain with football fun and trivia ahead of the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup! Did you know? The world's largest football shirt is over 80m long. In 2002, Australia won a World Cup qualifying game by 31–0. Danish referee Henning Erikstrup's fake teeth...

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Vikings  by Stella Caldwell

Vikings

Stella Caldwell

"From a prized sword and a warrior's helmet to a glittering brooch, a leather boot, and a child's toy horse, this book showcases some of the Vikings' most precious treasures through stunning illustrations. Intriguing facts accompany each picture so you can...

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The girl who built an ocean  by Jess Keating

The girl who built an ocean

Jess Keating

"The inspiring tale of a seamstress-turned-scientist who invented the world's first aquarium at a time when women in STEM were startlingly rare. The daughter of a seamstress and a cobbler, Jeanne Villepreux-Power began her career as a dressmaker, sewing...

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Size wise  by Camilla De la Bédoyère

Size wise

Camilla De la Bédoyère

"Discover some of the biggest and smallest things in the natural world. This book explores the wonders of nature with beautiful, realistic illustrations at life size. Packed with amazing facts on everything from giant tigers and enormous elephants to miniscule...

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Gross jokes for funny kids

Gross jokes for funny kids

""Yuck " "Ewwww " "NOOOOO " Prepare yourself to yell all of these things when you read this spectacularly disgusting collection of the burpiest, fartiest, smelliest, squelchiest jokes around"--Publisher's description.

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Ramadan and Eid Al-Fitr  by Bev Crawford

Ramadan and Eid Al-Fitr

Bev Crawford

"For Muslims around the world, Ramadan is the holiest month of the year. It is a time for fasting, prayer, and generosity. The month ends with Eid al-Fitr, a joyous three-day celebration. Many Ramadan customs are based on ancient religious practices. This...

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Diwali  by R. K. Memtombi

Diwali

R. K. Memtombi

"For Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, and Buddhists, Diwali is one of the most important festivals of the year. People across the globe gather to pray at temples, light lamps, and set off firecrackers, celebrating the power of light over darkness. This title looks at the...

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Australia, New Zealand and Antarctica  by Rob Colson

Australia, New Zealand and Antarctica

Rob Colson

"Discover some of Earth's most spectacular places on the continents of Australia and Antarctica, and in Oceania! Uncover the unique features of Australia, Antarctica, New Zealand and Oceania, from the wide variety of habitats and landscapes to the cultures of...

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独立思考的孩子都在问

独立思考的孩子都在问

"本书围绕医学、哲学、文艺、体育等四大主题展开,共搜集了孩子46个问题,有些问题一问一答,有些问题一问多答,除了为孩子的高频问题答疑解惑之外,也提供给孩子更多思考生活和探索世界的角度。"-- publisher's website.

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从今天开始我也是小学生啦!: by 이아

从今天开始我也是小学生啦!:

이아

全书几乎涵盖了小学第一次入学都会遇到的各种各样的问题“上学、供餐、卫生间使用、学习、游戏、交朋友”等,并将其编排成有趣的漫画,让小朋友们自己就能轻松阅读,自我学习和提升。书中还做了做了详细的指南和对应的解决方法等,让所有预备小学生们可以提前并轻松愉快地了解小学生活。

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做成衣服的纤维  by 佐藤哲也

做成衣服的纤维

佐藤哲也

"我们每天都穿的衣服,是用不同材质的布料做成的,这些布料又是用纤维做成的。纤维是什么?它来自哪里?"-- publisher's website.

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独立思考的孩子都在问

独立思考的孩子都在问

"本书围绕医学、哲学、文艺、体育等四大主题展开,共搜集了孩子46个问题,有些问题一问一答,有些问题一问多答,除了为孩子的高频问题答疑解惑之外,也提供给孩子更多思考生活和探索世界的角度。"-- publisher's website.

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Know your money  by Izzi Howell

Know your money

Izzi Howell

"A fun, upbeat book that that encourages kids to get into good financial habits by understanding what money is and how it works. Know Your Money looks at the history of money, from shells to bitcoin, and reveals how banks work, what credit is and other...

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Lionel Messi vs. Pelé  by Josh Anderson

Lionel Messi vs. Pelé

Josh Anderson

"Lionel Messi and Pelé are soccer legends. They thrilled fans with incredible goals and led their national teams to World Cup titles. But which soccer hero is better? Compare their accomplishments and decide for yourself"--Publisher's description.

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Korean children's favorite stories  by So-un Kim

Korean children's favorite stories

So-un Kim

"Here is a collection of Korean folktales for children which are still being told, just as they have been for generations. Some are Korean-specific, while others echo those told in other countries. Written with wit and pathos, they unveil the inevitable...

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Aesop's fables for little children  by Susanna Davidson

Aesop's fables for little children

Susanna Davidson

"A delightful collection of six stories, with lively retellings and colourful artwork by Columbian illustrator, John Joven. A perfect first introduction to Aesop for little children. Stories include well-known classics The Hare and the Tortoise, The Lion and...

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All shapes and sizes  by Kjartan Poskitt

All shapes and sizes

Kjartan Poskitt

"MURDEROUS MATHS: All Shapes and Sizes is full of facts, tricks and tips to help children discover why shapes are super and measurements are magic! With a fabulous brand-new cover design for 2019 and simple explanations and hilarious characters to guide them...

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The Earthshot Prize  by Jonnie Hughes

The Earthshot Prize

Jonnie Hughes

"Our home is in trouble. The good news is we can fix it - but we need your help. You are invited on a special assignment that will take you far and wide around the world, meeting amazing people and communities who are finding ways to protect and mend our...

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We gather together  by Wendy Pfeffer

We gather together

Wendy Pfeffer

"Reveals how an abundance of cultural traditions around the world and through the ages influenced our modern-day. Includes science activities, ideas for celebrating in school and at home, and reading list"--Publisher's description.

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Quick & easy whittling for kids  by Frank Egholm

Quick & easy whittling for kids

Frank Egholm

"A fun, kid-friendly guide to whittling wood, Quick & Easy Whittling for Kids is the perfect introduction for children. In this small-format woodcarving book, best-selling author and master carver Frank Egholm offers simple techniques and 18 step-by-step...

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Name that thing!  by Gareth Moore

Name that thing!

Gareth Moore

"Can you name a bird from its feather? How about a MEAL from its ingredients? What about a scientist from their discovery? Stretch your brain power with 20 fact-packed picture quizzes from expert puzzle master Dr Gareth Moore. Covering key encyclopaedic...

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Sikhism  by Harriet Brundle

Sikhism

Harriet Brundle

"Ideal for introducing young learners to the concept of religion, this exciting series explores places of worship, festivals, celebrations and religious ceremonies through accessible text and engaging illustrations"--Publisher's description.

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Terrific (and trailblazing) transport  by Claudia Martin

Terrific (and trailblazing) transport

Claudia Martin

"Transport explores the most interesting, incredible and awe-inspiring facts about all kinds of transport in bite-sized chunks of text, so readers won't be overwhelmed with information. Funny illustrations and photos are designed to hold their interest, and...

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Remarkable (and roving) robots  by Sonya Newland

Remarkable (and roving) robots

Sonya Newland

"Robots takes a look at all sorts of robot: some work in space, some work for the military and some may even work inside the human body! The book covers all kinds of robot essentials, such as inputs and outputs and how robots 'think' and 'learn'. There is also...

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Mega (and mighty) machines  by Claudia Martin

Mega (and mighty) machines

Claudia Martin

"Learn all about wonderful wheels, super screws and lovely levers. Discover how escalators, taps, zips and tin openers work. Find out exactly why trampolines bounce, see-saws sway and axes chop"--Publisher's description.

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Make mega money  by Izzi Howell

Make mega money

Izzi Howell

"Make Mega Money looks at achievable ways in which young readers can earn money or boost their pocket money, from getting extra money for helping around the house, selling on old toys or clothes or having a bake sale with some friends. Learn all about managing...

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Clever (and crafty) computers  by Claudia Martin

Clever (and crafty) computers

Claudia Martin

"Learn all about vicious viruses, tiny transistors and quivering qubits. Find out how programmers make gripping games and fabulous films. Discover how supercomputers and nanocomputers are changing the world"--Publisher's description.

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Be a super saver  by Claudia Martin

Be a super saver

Claudia Martin

"Be a Super Saver shows readers the best ways to save money - for example, how to distinguish between 'wants' and 'needs' - and explains the different ways that they can keep their money safe, and even watch it grow over time. Learn all about managing money...

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Be a clever spender  by Izzi Howell

Be a clever spender

Izzi Howell

"Be a Clever Spender encourages readers to really think before they buy, to shop around and look beyond impulse buys and flashy advertising to buy only things that they will really value. Learn all about managing money with Master Your Money - a dynamic series...

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Checkmate!  by John Foley

Checkmate!

John Foley

"Enter the wonderful world of chess with this all-in-one guidebook. Inside, find: The complete beginner's guide to chess; Everything about special moves, tactics and more; Chess trivia and the world's best players; Info on the world of tournament chess;...

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Marvellous vehicles  by James May

Marvellous vehicles

James May

"Hit the road with writer and broadcaster James May to discover amazing human-powered vehicles – from bicycles and submarines to amphibious vehicles and even a helicopter. Yes, really!"--Publisher's description.

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Collins junior atlas

Collins junior atlas

"Fully revised and updated, this is an ideal world reference atlas for young primary school geographers aged 8-11 years (Key stage 2). Published in association with the Geographical Association, it enables children to learn about the world today and understand...

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Stones and bones  by Rob Wilshaw

Stones and bones

Rob Wilshaw

"Excavating four billion years of history from the ground beneath our feet! This book looks at the fossil record and all that we can learn from it. From bacteria to sponges to fish to tetrapods to reptiles to dinosaurs to mammals and finally to humans, it...

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Sorcerers  by Hal Johnson

Sorcerers

Hal Johnson

"Welcome to the Apprentice Academy. Congratulations on your acceptance to one of the world's finest institutions for sorcery. Your course of study here will be long and perilous, but this book of sorcery skills and fascinating tales from the world of magic...

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The jokiest joking spooky joke book ever written ... no joke  by Brian Boone

The jokiest joking spooky joke book ever written ... no joke

Brian Boone

"The Jokiest Joking Spooky Joke Book Ever ... No Joke! is a haunted library full of ghoulish guffaws and giggles that will have you and all your favorite goblins laughing like jack-o'-lanterns! No nightlights necessary, this kid-friendly joke book is a...

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World War I  by Simon Adams

World War I

Simon Adams

"A picture-packed guide to one of the most brutal conflicts of the 20th century. In collaboration with the Imperial War Museum, go back in time and experience history with this picture-led guide to the First World War. From disaster to victory, Eyewitness...

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How do you measure a slice of pizza?  by Madeline J. Hayes

How do you measure a slice of pizza?

Madeline J. Hayes

"Come along on a math adventure to discover how to measure shapes, how to solve equations, and so much more! This fun question and answer book has everything from facts and figures to simple diagrams and hilarious illustrations to help you learn introductory...

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How to play chess for kids  by Jessica E. Martin

How to play chess for kids

Jessica E. Martin

"In this introduction to chess, "first get the hang of moving each piece [and] understand the rules, then find out how to capture pieces and win ... Try out different tactics, discover super-secret strategies, and practice thinking ahead""--Publisher's...

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Is it true?  by Eugene M. Gagliano

Is it true?

Eugene M. Gagliano

"Is It True? is a delightful collection of children's humorous poetry that children will want to read over and over. It encourages parents to interact in an enjoyable way with their children, to help them understand the many misunderstandings of common...

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Extraordinary elephants  by Emma Flannery

Extraordinary elephants

Emma Flannery

"There's so much more to elephants than their enormous size! Have you heard about their excellent memory or their adorable sense of humour? Did you know that they actually walk on their tippy toes? And wait till you see who their cousins are – you're in for a...

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Talking together  by Zoë Armstrong

Talking together

Zoë Armstrong

"All around our busy planet curious creatures are talking together in wonderful wordless ways. There are spiders that dance, whales that sing and lemurs that communicate with seriously smelly stink fights! Learn to read the signals they send and discover what...

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Discovering dragons  by Kelly Gauthier

Discovering dragons

Kelly Gauthier

"From frigid poles to the blazing equator, from down deep in the underworld to the stormiest seas and beyond, dragons inhabit every habitat and niche available. They display mind-bending diversity; some breathe fire and some haunt the skies. Some have even...

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Pick a pet  by Lucy Beech

Pick a pet

Lucy Beech

"Imagine if you could pick a pet! Which one would you choose? Would it be big or small? Scaly or fluffy? Loud or quiet? From dogs, cats and rabbits to alpacas, bearded dragons and so much more! Which one do you wish you could bring home?"--Publisher's...

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