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From the Moon, Sun, and planets of our Solar System to space exploration, black holes, and dark matter, this completely revised and updated children's encyclopedia covers all you need to know about the cosmos. The most up-to-date images from space agencies such as NASA and ESA combine with info panels, timelines, interviews, diagrams, and activities you can do at home to help you understand the majesty and wonder of space. Learn about the Space Race, the Apollo Moon Landings, the Voyager craft that first probed the outer planets, the Hubble telescope, and the International Space Station (ISS) - the state-of-the-art laboratory orbiting Earth. Find out about future missions, space tourism, and the latest discoveries in the furthest reaches of our galaxy. Discover how to find constellations and where to look for stars and planets, including Venus and Mars, in the night sky. Learn how galaxies such as our Milky Way were formed. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780241426364 • Author: DK • Publisher: DK Children • Format: Hardback • Pages: 256 • Dimensions: 29 x 22.5 x 2 cm

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It’s science with the squishy bits left in! Are you ready for a deadly dose of excitement? Painful Poison will petrify you! It’s bubbling with killer substances that are strictly NOT for the nervous – and will have all kinds of evil effects on you. Vicious, venomous beasties. Scary snakes. Cruel chemicals. Gruesome gases. You’ll need guts to take it in! With a fantastic new cover look and extra horrible bits at the back of the book, this best-selling title is sure to be a huge hit with a new generation of Horrible Science readers. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781407109572 • Author: Nick Arnold, Tony De Saulles • Publisher: Scholastic • Format: Paperback • Pages: 160 • Dimensions: 19.8 x 13 x 1 cm

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It’s science with the squishy bits left in! The Fearsome Fight for Flight will send you sky-high! Are you in a flap to discover who put a parachute on a puppy? Why scientists fire dead birds from cannon? What happened to the world's first flying sheep? If you think you can stomach the sick side of science, then read on as we go plane crazy. Laugh at some seriously silly flying stunts, find out which scientist was blown up in a balloon, and learn how to build a world-beating plane. With fantastic fact files, quirky quizzes and crazy cartoons The Fearsome Fight for Flight is a real high-flier! Science has never been so horrible! Product Information: • ISBN: 9781407110271 • Author: Nick Arnold, Tony De Saulles • Publisher: Scholastic • Format: Paperback • Pages: 160 • Dimensions: 19.8 x 13 x 1.2 cm

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Discover the science behind wild and wonderful weather in this fact-packed book! Ever wondered what causes thunderstorms, how snowflakes form, or why our climate is changing? Get all the answers to these questions and more in this fantastic book about the weather! From heatwaves and big freezes to tornadoes and fog, this science book even gives your budding meteorologist a glimpse into all the action that happens in the sky. Learn about all kinds of weather and marvel at how powerful it can be. At a time when extreme weather is becoming more and more common, this eco-focused book is perfect for getting your little one clued up about the environment. Throughout the pages of this colourful and energetic book, your child will discover fun facts about global warming, the seasons and even record-breaking weather phenomena! Become a weather expert in no time! This educational book tells a riveting story about how big, amazing and wonderful our weather really is – but it’s told from the child’s perspective. The book itself has also been produced as sustainably as possible, made with responsibly sourced materials and soy inks. It’s the perfect gift for environmentally conscious kids. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780241540237 • Author: Fraser & Judith Ralston • Publisher: DK Children • Format: Hardback • Pages: 72 • Dimensions: 28.3 x 22.4 x 1.3 x cm

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Down where worms wriggle and microbes squirm, there's a whole world waiting to be discovered... Under Your Feet delves beneath the Earth's surface and explores the diverse wonders hidden there. Encounter creatures of the deep and marvel at the mind-boggling size of the humongous fungus - the biggest organism in the world. Learn how one handful of ordinary soil contains more organisms than there are people on Earth, and carry out experiments using dirt from your own back garden. Under Your Feet offers you the opportunity to expand your knowledge of the natural world and soil-dwelling creatures big and small. Bursting with colourful illustrations and photography, this is the perfect book for budding young plant experts, animal fanatics, and geologists, and anyone who is curious about the ground we walk on. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780241540220 • Author: Royal Horticultural Society • Publisher: DK Children • Format: Hardback • Pages: 64 • Dimensions: 28.7 x 23.5 x 1.2 x cm

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It’s science with all the gory details left in! Why do space loos spray out frozen pee? Which chilling chemical can preserve pets? With a fantastic new cover look and extra horrible bits at the back of the book, this best-selling title is sure to be a huge hit with a new generation of Horrible Science readers. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781407109602 • Author: Nick Arnold, Tony De Saulles • Publisher: Scholastic • Format: Paperback • Pages: 160 • Dimensions: 19.9 x 13 x 1.1 cm

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