A worldwide bestseller that makes a great present for children who are fascinated by culture, nature, technology, animals and much more, 2018's Infopedia from National Geographic Kids will tell children 'everything they always wanted to know about everything'. Great for dipping in and out of, the book will take children on a tour of history's most famous sites, and looks at the work of the National Geographic Explorers and their initiatives. It even has hilarious jokes and activities to try out. There are also weird-but-true facts, crafts and activities.
The world's best-selling almanac for kids is back and in demand! This year's includes the latest information about what's new and newsy in our world, special dates to anticipate, fresh features, and much more. It's packed with incredible photos; tons of fun facts, crafts, and activities; and fascinating features about animals, science, nature, technology, and more. New features include an updated "Fun and Games" chapter filled with all-new games, jokes, and comics; all new weird-but-true facts, crafts, and activities; "19 Facts for 2019" feature in every chapter; updated reference material; and much more.
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'Welcome back to the Nothing to See Here hotel - where we have complimentary weirdness in every room and hilarity is available twenty four hours a day' Frank Cottrell Boyce The second book in this fabulously funny series by bestselling author Steven Butler and the wonderful Steven Lenton! Having just saved the hotel from a goblin prince, Frankie Banister and the guests are looking forward to enjoying themselves and celebrating the summer holiday of Trogmanay! But when a snow storm blows in (complete with Yeti family), and a number of mysterious guests arrive, something sinister seems to be taking over the hotel and celebrating is the last thing on anyone's mind... PRAISE FOR THE NOTHING TO SEE HERE HOTEL: 'This book is so good you won't blunking believe it!'Tom Fletcher 'Hilariously funny and inventive, and I love the extraordinary creatures and the one thirty-sixth troll protagonist...' Cressida Cowell 'A rip-roaring, swashbuckling, amazerous magical adventure. Comedy Gold.' Francesca Simon 'This hotel gets five stars from me' Liz Pichon 'A splundishly swashbungling tale of trolls, goblins and other bonejangling creatures. Put on your wellies and plunge into the strangest hotel you will ever encounter. This is a hotel I hope I never find! Wonderfully, disgustingly funny.' Jeremy Strong 'What a fun hotel! Book me in immediately!' Kaye Umansky
This bulging compendium is loaded with jaw-dropping, eye-popping, brain-bending facts and bright, bold photography! Based on the popular National Geographic Weird but True! Series, this new annual pairs the planet's quirkiest, wackiest facts with the coolest and strangest true stories. Ranging from geographical curiosity to animal wonders, gross inventions to weird food, the Weird but True! Annual 2019 is filled with the most entertaining facts! Features include:* Facts and stories about geography, biology, the animal kingdom, social sciences, human achievement and innovation* Infographics and fact files* Bright, bold photography and illustration* A fact-finding index
Ever wish you could talk to your cat? Well, now you can! Master cat language in this National Geographic Kdis guide to pet behaviour. How to Speak Cat is an amusing, informative guide to the body language of cats with additional facts, games and tips, designed to entertain children as well as encourage responsible pet care. Learn why your kitty likes to climb way up high, what it means when she flops belly-up in front of you, what each tail position says about your cat, and a lot more. This guide features: * More than 55 different feline poses with detailed explanations of their meaning;* Test yourself in the interactive "Kitty Case" section, in which our feline expert presents the scenario and you determine what it means;* Vet care and advice, wacky fun facts, training tips and more than 100 cat photos.
The family encyclopedia that shows you the world as you've never seen it before DK Knowledge Encyclopedia offers a fascinating and ground-breaking visual approach to learning about the wonders of our world. An encyclopedia like no other, the DK Knowledge Encyclopedia uses the latest CGI technology to help you explore everything you've ever wanted to know more about, covering space, Earth, nature, the human body, history and culture, and science and technology in incredible detail. From 3D images of the sun and the inside of a shark to a 3D DNA strand and a model of Shakespeare's globe, this is an amazing visual introduction to every aspect of human knowledge. The DK Knowledge Encyclopedia makes tough subjects not only easy to follow, but utterly absorbing, making this an incredible reference book the whole family will return to time and again.
The Administrators edition of The Ultimate EU Test Book is designed for candidates preparing for European Personnel Selection office (EPSO) ADMINISTRATOR-level competitions. The Ultimate EU Test Book Administrators 2018 is packed with strategies, tips, advice and practice exercises and is relevant for all EPSO AD5-AD 9, Linguist, and AD Specialist exams. The focus is on the so-called pre-selection tests as this is where the great majority of candidates fail. There are chapters on the skills and shortcuts needed in tackling verbal, numerical and abstract reasoning questions, with comprehensive practice exercises designed to simulate AD-level competitions. Multiple choice questions are accompanied by detailed answer explanations to enable you to understand your mistakes and improve your speed and accuracy. The book also explains what situational judgement tests involve, with practice scenarios and provides a detailed guide to the whole EPSO exam process from start to finish. Note: Candidates for Assistant (AST or AST-SC) exams should use "The Ultimate EU Test Book Assistants 2018" and those who are successful at pre-selection should prepare for the later stages with "The Ultimate EU Test Book Assessment Centre 2018"Contents1. The EU Personnel Selection and Recruitment Process2. Verbal, Numerical and Abstract Reasoning Tests in EPSO Administrator Exams3. Succeeding in Verbal Reasoning Tests4. Verbal Reasoning Test (180 Administrator-level questions with full answer explanations)5. Succeeding in Numerical Reasoning Tests6. Numerical Reasoning Test (165 Administrator-level questions with full answer explanations)7. Succeeding in Abstract Reasoning Tests8. Abstract Reasoning Test (160 Administrator-level questions with full answer explanations)9. Succeeding in Situational Judgement Tests10. Situational Judgement Test (30 scenarios with explanation of options)
It's the 10th anniversary of the world's best-selling almanac for kids! This year the Almanac features all-new content, interviews with explorers in each chapter, a special look at what was going on in the world when the first National Geographic Kids Almanac came out 10 years ago, plus the results of the 2019 Almanac Challenge and a new Challenge for kids who want to get involved with helping our planet. Kids can have fun keeping up with our quickly changing world with the New York Times best-selling almanac, packed with incredible photos, tons of fun facts, crafts, activities, and fascinating features about animals, science, nature, technology, conservation, and more. There's a whole chapter full of fun and games, including activities, jokes, and comics. Practical reference material, including fast facts and maps of every country, has been fully updated. Homework help on key topics is sprinkled throughout the book.
Following up on the best-selling Little Kids First Big Book of Why, the next book in the hit Little Kids First Big Book series features even more of the endless "Why?" questions preschoolers love to ask! This charming reference book answers some of kids' most burning "Why?" questions. More than 200 colorful photos are paired with age-appropriate text featuring answers to questions like "Why do dogs sniff everything?" "Why do I burp?" and "Why is ocean water salty?" This book inspires kids to be curious, ask questions, and explore the world around them.