This stunning Usborne book explains how the moon has been the one thing in the night sky that everyone anywhere on the planet has been able to recognise for thousands of years.
It tells the story of the moon from the ancient legends about its creation to its first sighting through a telescope and the Apollo 11 mission that found Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin setting foot on the moon in 1969.
From the well-loved Aesop's fable. The sun and the wind live in the sky. One day, the wind wants to play a game. Can he take a coat off the girl below? The wind blows and blows, but it's no good. Then the sun says, "Can I try?" With fun activities after the story, and online audio in both British English and American English.
From the classic tale by the Brothers Grimm. "Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your long hair!" A witch keeps Rapunzel in a tall tower without a door or stairs - but she isn't the only one visiting the lovely girl. With fun activities after the story, and online audio in both British English and American English.
From the classic tale by the Brothers Grimm. "I know this is magic," says the shoemaker. Someone is making beautiful shoes every night, when the shoemaker and his wife are asleep. Who can it be? With fun activities after the story, and online audio in both British English and American English.
Dress the fashion models in an assortment of amazing outfits from the 1980s with the stickers provided. Explore fashion for the MTV generation, from power dressing, leg warmers and pastel blazers to big hair and prom dresses. Informative notes, photographs and sketches explain each 'look' and add historical context.
At night when children are fast asleep and dreaming, another world awakens - the world of night. Night in a desert, night in a forest, even night in space, there are many night-time worlds for children to explore across our planet... and beyond.
"One of the most popular stories from the Thousand and One Nights. Aladdin agrees to find an old lamp for his "uncle" Abanazar. Rubbing the lamp summons a powerful genie, who makes Aladdin rich. Then Abanazar tricks Aladdin's wife into giving up the lamp, and kidnaps her. What can Aladdin do? The Usborne English Readers series is a new range of graded readers in simplified English for younger learners. They include activities, glossaries and a full audio recording of the text in both British English and American English."
Discover the dazzling world of dinosaurs, brought to life in this stylishly illustrated picture book. Colourful images of a world long past and a quirky approach make a well-trodden topic fresh. From old favourites like Stegosaurus to new discoveries like Zhenyuanlong, budding palaeontologists will be inspired by these beautifully realised images. Illustrations:Full colour throughout