A flap book of astronomical proportions, packed with facts and information about the stars, planets and the universe. Fabulous double-page topics show our solar system, the Milky Way, how scientists think the universe was created and the latest space travel technology. Over 50 flaps reveal fascinating facts about the universe and there's a little book of star maps tucked in a pocket at the back of the book. Includes internet links to websites with the latest space information, games and photos.
brilliant flap book that delves deep into the mysteries of the geography of the
Earth. Each page is covered with flaps that reveal and explain the Earth's
structure, climate and environments, from desert to arctic tundra. Includes
pages revealing the problems of climate change and ways to reduce global
warming. With over 80 sturdy flaps, and internet links to websites to find out
How Things Work:
An amazing flap book packed with inventions, machines, gadgets and devices, and facts and information about how they work. Over 90 flaps reveal the insides of car engines, toilets, escalators, submarines and microwaves and many, many other machines. Includes internet links to websites with animations, games and experiments.
Exploration and Discovery:
Journey into the unknown with real-life explorers from times gone by, in this fascinating lift-the-flap history book. Features some of the most famous and daring explorers and missions from history, including Marco Polo's journey from Italy to China in 1271, Christopher Columbus' discovery of the 'New World', the new frontiers of space exploration and lots more. With over 70 flaps to lift to reveal facts such as who the first explorers were, how the Ancient Greeks drew early maps of the world and the places that brave men and women are still exploring today. A compelling book for young explorers, full of fascinating history, geography and adventure.
A fabulous flap book with over 50 flaps to lift and extra pages to pull out offering a peek inside some of the world’s most famous buildings. Stunning illustrations show the fronts and insides of royal palaces, soaring skyscrapers, cathedrals, castles and mosques. Flaps reveal extra facts, information and surprises.
Space Stations and Other Spacecraft:
Calling all space cadets! Usborne assigns you a mission to see inside these extraordinary space stations and spacecrafts, from the beginning of the space race to the latest missions to Mars and beyond. With over 70 flaps to lift, plus links to websites with video clips and more information.
Recycling and Rubbish:
A fun and fascinating flap book that follows rubbish on a journey from the bin to the sorting factories and recycling centres. Over 60 flaps reveal how glass, metal, plastics and paper are recycled and what happens to the rubbish that can’t be recycled. Includes a large, fold-out page showing the amazing machines that separate materials in recycling centres.
We all need energy for our lives – and lots of it. Find out what energy is, how it affects our planet and the exciting new inventions scientists are creating to make energy in the future, in this fascinating introduction to an important topic. With over 65 flaps to lift and links to specially selected websites to find out more.
What’s the universe made of? Where did everything come from? Lift the flaps in this fascinating book to reveal some of the amazing discoveries that astronomers and physicists have made in their quest to unlock the mysteries of the Universe. Curious young minds will be fascinated to discover planets, stars and galaxies and explore intergalactic space, with over 70 flaps to lift. Includes explanations of some of the biggest questions in the universe, including ‘What happened during the Big Bang?’ and ‘What lies out in the far reaches of space?’. A mind-expanding book sure to fascinate young space enthusiasts.
Telling the Time:
What does that clock say? When are 12 a.m. and 12 p.m.? And how long is a century? Children can lift over 125 flaps to find out how to read the hours and minutes on digital and analogue clocks, and learn about a.m. and p.m. and 24-hour time. There’s a page where they can make their own clock with moving hands, too.
Master all kinds of measuring with this lift-the-flap introduction to time, speed, length, temperature and more. There are speeds to calculate, thermometers to read, and lengths to measure using the handy pop-out ruler included in the book. An engaging introduction to a key early learning concept, with internet links to find out more.
Everything in the Universe is made up of just 118 chemical elements, all of which are listed in the Periodic Table. Lift the flaps in this informative book and discover which elements are crucial to life, which are smelly, explosive or radioactive and lots more. An essential introduction to the building blocks of chemistry, with over 125 flaps.
An amazing flap book that shows just how fascinating maths can be. Colourful double page topics introduce numbers, shapes and measuring, fractions, algebra, calculus and pi, and maths in everyday life. EXACTLY 86 flaps conceal interesting facts and fun visual explanations that make abstract concepts meaningful. With puzzles to solve and games to test calculation skills, and internet links to fun maths websites to find out more.
The World of Dinosaurs:
A fabulous flap book with over 50 flaps to lift, offering a glimpse into the prehistoric world of the dinosaurs. Stunning illustrations show how dinosaurs lived, hunted and how they died out. Flaps reveal extra facts, information and surprises.
A fascinating peek into the world of art with famous paintings, prints and sculptures to investigate. Flaps reveal how each work of art was made and explore the interesting details and hidden meanings behind the symbolism used by the artists. Includes works of art by Leonardo da Vinci, Vincent van Gogh, Andy Warhol, Claude Monet and many more. With internet links to carefully chosen websites with games, activities and more pictures.
Under the Ground:
A fantastic flap book that takes children on a journey to the centre of the Earth. Beginning with the Earth’s core and crust, this innovative book also shows creepy caves, amazing underground animals, the bustling world below city streets and more. Featuring bright and colourful illustrations and simple, informative text and picture labels. With over 75 embedded flaps to lift.
Over 135 flaps to uncover fascinating facts such as what karaoke means in Japanese, how the Mona Lisa got her name and how many people are descended from Genghis Khan. Divided into subjects such as Living Things, Science Lab, Treasure Trove, and When Did It Happen? With topics including the periodic table, the formation of the Earth, saltwater crocodiles, the great pyramid of Giza and lots more. Ideal for improving general knowledge and guaranteed to keep fact-loving, question-asking children entertained for hours.
Fabulous flap book that demonstrates basic scientific ideas in a simple and engaging way. Each double page shows key ideas from a different branch of science, including astronomy, ecology, chemistry and physics. Reveals the secrets of how our world works and provides children with a strong foundation in science. Includes internet links to websites with video clips, games and activities to find out more.
Weather and Climate:
A fascinating flap book that tours the land, sea and skies to discover where weather comes from. With over 100 flaps to lift, children can peer into a thundercloud, follow the path of a hurricane and visit the coldest place on Earth. Includes pages on climate change, the seasons, world climates, the water cycle, winds and more. An informative introduction to an essential school geography topic.