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Dk Eyewitness Books The Amazon

Author : DK Publishing
ISBN : 1465435662
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 57.35 MB
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Applying the award-winning Eyewitness formula to the subject of the largest and most bio-diverse tract of tropical rain forest in the world,Eyewitness: The Amazon profiles this incredible habitat — including the birds, animals, and insects that live there to the nine South American countries it extends across. This uniquely beautiful illustrated guide dives into the beauty and diversity of the Amazon: the rain forest and the river; its flora, fauna, and life cycles; and the people who live in the region.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Dk Eyewitness Brazil

Author : DK Eyewitness
ISBN : 9780241455050
Genre : Travel
File Size : 87.61 MB
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Discover astounding natural beauty and friendly local charm. Whether you want to spot jaguars on the Paraguay river, tuck into regional dishes in São Paulo or party all day at Rio de Janeiro's Carnival your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that Brazil has to offer. Incredibly vast, Brazil is home to endless stretches of pristine white-sand beaches, sprawling cities famed for their infectious energy and lush rainforest teeming with more diverse wildlife than anywhere else on Earth. Our recently updated guide brings Brazil to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights and advice, detailed breakdowns of all the must-see sights, photographs on practically every page, and our hand-drawn illustrations which place you inside the country's iconic buildings and neighbourhoods. You'll discover: - our pick of Brazil's must-sees, top experiences and hidden gems - the best spots to eat, drink, shop and stay - detailed maps and walks which make navigating the country easy - easy-to-follow itineraries - expert advice: get ready, get around and stay safe - colour-coded chapters to every part of Brazil, from the Amazon to Rio Grande Do Sul, Salvador to São Paulo State Want the best of Rio de Janeiro in your pocket? Try out DK Eyewitness Top 10 Rio de Janeiro.
Category: Travel

Dk Eyewitness Books Farm

Author : Ned Halley
ISBN : 9780756668075
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 60.9 MB
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Farming is an integral part of life that has become one of the most valuable and relied upon resources ever. Discover its historical roots and learn about the future of farming in this comprehensive guide. Superb color photographs give the reader a unique "eyewitness" view of farm animals, crops, machines, harvesting, and every other aspect of farming. See all kinds of farm animals, both new breeds and old, a seed drill and a steam threshing machine,a sheep being shorn, an early tractor, a reaper-binder in action, a massive combine harvester, and horses at work. Learn how a cornstack is built, how wheat is separated from chaff, how genetic engineering affects farm animals, when the first plows were made, and what organic farmers do. Discover what silage is, who grew potatoes first, the inventions of the Egyptians, why dibblers walk backward, where corn is stored, what different animals eat, and much, much more! Discover the story of farming plowing, sowing, harvesting and rearing livestock.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Dk Eyewitness Travel Guide

Author : Maryanne Blacker
ISBN : 9781405356053
Genre : Travel
File Size : 46.28 MB
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The DK Eyewitness Peru travel guide will lead you straight to the best attractions the country has to offer. Whether you�re trekking the ancient Inca Trail or getting to know the locals on a homestay in Cusco, this guide provides all the insider tips every visitor needs, with comprehensive listings of the best hotels, restaurants and shops for all budgets. It�s fully illustrated and covers all the major areas from Lima and the Amazon Basin to Canyon Country and the Northern Desert. You'll find 3D cutaways and floorplans of all the must-see sites - including Lima�s colonial San Francisco complex and world-famous Machu Picchu - as well as street maps and reliable information about getting around this diverse country. DK Eyewitness Peru explores the culture, history and architecture, not missing the best in entertainment, shopping, tours and scenic walks, in this unique and varied country. With all the sights and attractions listed area by area, DK Eyewitness Peru is your essential companion. DK Eyewitness Peru � showing you what others only tell you.
Category: Travel

Dk Eyewitness Books Africa

Author : Yvonne Ayo
ISBN : 9780756657857
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 83.7 MB
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Here is a spectacular and informative guide to the peoples of a vast and mysterious continent. Superb color photographs offer a unique "eyewitness" view of the people, houses, tools and artifacts of African cultures and civilizations. See the gold of King Kofi-Karikari of the Asante, a priest''scostume made of bird''s feathers, a traveler''s magic charm, the flywhisks and crowns of the Obas of Nigeria and the incredible distorted masks of the Bamileke of Cameroon. Learn how bronzes were made by the lost-wax process, about the journey of a slave from Africa to North America, how elephants were trapped by hunter-gatherers, what life in a compound is like and how much metal would buy a wife.Discover what ulani warriors and their horses wore into battle, how a thatched house is built, the mysteries of the secret societies and how gourds are carved.And much, much more!
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Dk Eyewitness Books Evolution

Author : Linda Gamlin
ISBN : 9780756656089
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 68.37 MB
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Help your child learn about evolution with this fact-packed guide. From the biological code that links all living things to what happened during the Ice Age; let your child trace the discoveries that explore and explain the amazing diversity of life on Earth. With dedicated website www.ew.dk.com.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Dk Eyewitness Peru

Author : DK Eyewitness
ISBN : 9780241405871
Genre : Travel
File Size : 25.96 MB
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Peru is bursting with bucket-list experiences. Whether you want to hike the incredible Andes, spot dolphins on a cruise down the Amazon river or simply relax in a secluded coastal paradise, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that Peru has to offer. Peru is overflowing with natural riches: untamed jungle, scorched coastal desert, snow-frosted peaks and an amazing array of wildlife. Treasures of the Inca Empire can be found scattered across this landscape and ancient beliefs are still celebrated at joyous traditional festivals. Our recently updated guide brings Peru to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights and advice, detailed breakdowns of all the must-see sights, photographs on practically every page, and our hand-drawn illustrations which place you inside the country's iconic buildings and neighbourhoods. You'll discover: - our pick of Peru's must-sees, top experiences, and hidden gems - the best spots to eat, drink, shop and stay - detailed maps and walks which make navigating the country easy - easy-to-follow itineraries - expert advice: get ready, get around and stay safe - colour-coded chapters to every part of Peru, from the Southern Coast to the Northern Desert, Lima to Cusco and the Sacred Valley - our new lightweight format, so you can take it with you wherever you go Travelling around South America? Try out DK Eyewitness guides to Brazil, Argentina and Chile and Easter Island.
Category: Travel

Dk Eyewitness Books Desert

Author : Miranda Macquitty
ISBN : 9780756668105
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 75.67 MB
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Warm deserts make up an estimated 1/5 of the Earth's surface and present unique challenges to the creatures, plants, and people that survive the temperature extremes. Desert is a detailed guide to some of the most inhospitable places on Earth, and offers spectacular full-color photographs to give readers an "eyewitness" view of life in the desert. See thestunning sand dunes of the Namib Desert, a Bedouin in full wedding dress, the desert in bloom, a jewel wasp, and a camel's regalia. Learn how sand dunes form, how a few honeypot ants store food for a whole nest in their own bodies, and howa mummy is preserved in sand. Discover why a Tuareg woman never uncovers her face, what makes a dromedary different from a Bactrian camel, the mystery of Timbuktu, and why some desert animals have big ears, and much, much more! Discover the harsh world of hot and cold deserts and the people, plants, and animals that live in them.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Dk Eyewitness Books Computer

Author : DK Publishing
ISBN : 9780756688332
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 73.88 MB
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Eyewitness Computer gives readers an up-close look at the machines that have come to define the modern world. From laptops to supercomputers, this book uses clear, crisp photography and engaging text to explain how computers work, the functions they serve, and what they might do in the future.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Dk Eyewitness Books Music

Author : Neil Ardley
ISBN : 9780756667917
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 69.65 MB
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Here is an original and exciting look at the fascinating world of sound and music. Superb real-life photographs of instruments ranging from zithers and panpipes to electric guitars and synthesizers offer a unique "eyewitness" view of ancient and contemporary music. See how strings vibrate to make a note sound, how aninvisible "column" of air sounds a pipe, which instrument resembles a peacock, how sousaphone players wear their instruments. Learn who invented an important new key system, how to master the bagpipes, why pipe organs have "ears" and "mouths", and why French horns are "doubled up". Discover how a vegetable gourd charms snakes, why tangled fingers led to the invention of the piano, why spiders add a "buzz" to xylophones, where reindeer toe-bones were used as whistles, and much, much more! Discover music in all its forms and the amazing variety of instruments from zithers to synthesizers.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction