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Eyewitness books

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Taylor, Barbara, 1954
Buckley, James
Burnie, David
Gifford, Clive
Ayo, Yvonne
McIntosh, Jane
Tubb, Jonathan N
Kentley, Eric
Brookfield, Karen
Wilkinson, Philip, 1955
Stanchak, John
Rowland-Warne, L
Murdoch, David Hamilton, 1937
MacQuitty, Miranda
Norman, David, 1930
Parry-Jones, Jemima
Bridgman, Roger
Redmond, Ian
Ward, Brian R
Halley, Ned
Platt, Richard
Crampton, W. G. (William G
Lafferty, Peter
Wright, Patricia, 1944
Welton, Jude
Gravett, Christopher, 1951
Cole, Alison
Lindsay, William
Arthur, Alex
Gribbin, Mary
Coiley, John
Bernard, Bruce
Clarke, Michael, 1952
Hill, Douglas
Stephens, Rebecca
Greenwood, Elinor
Watts, Claire
Charing, Douglas
Mallard, Neil
Pearson, Anne
James, Simon, 1957
Byam, Michèle, 1944
Lippincott, Kristen, 1954
Clutton-Brock, Juliet
Symes, R. F
Norman, David
Tambini, Michael
Parker, Steve
Mound, Laurence, 1934
Greenaway, Theresa, 1947
Murray, Stuart
Langley, Andrew
Putnam, James
Ardley, Neil
Buckingham, Alan
Bridgman, Roger, 1940
Adams, Simon, 1955
Cosgrove, Brian, 1926
Papastavrou, Vassili
Buckley, James, Jr., 1963
Murray, Stuart, 1948
Clarke, Barry
Cotterell, Arthur
Baquedano, Elizabeth
Kelley, James, 1963
Hareas, John
Sutton, Richard (Richard Charles Blyth
Newmark, Ann
Lane, Brian
Grau, Andrée
Van Rose, Susanna
Pollock, Steve (Stephen Thomas
Parker, Steve, 1952
Matthews, Rupert
Philip, Neil
Langley, Myrtle
Buller, Laura
Bender, Lionel
Cribb, Joe
Oxlade, Chris
Hammond, Tim
Fortey, Jacqueline
Steele, Philip, 1948
Farndon, John
Barber, James, 1952
Steele, Philip
Holmes, Richard, 1946
Gamlin, Linda
Mitton, Jacqueline
Stott, Carole
Kerrod, Robin
Margeson, Susan M
Woodward, John, 1954
Taylor, Judy Sutton
Lambert, David, 1932
Acton, Johnny
Hoare, Ben
Hornby, Hugh
Goldsmith, Mike
Nahum, Andrew
Jackson, Tom, 1953
Birkby, Robert
Whalley, Paul Ernest Sutton
Challoner, Jack
Jackson, Tom
McCarthy, Colin (Michael Colin
Gray, Leon, 1974
Fullman, Joseph
Walker, Richard, 1951
Taylor, Paul D
Hart, George, 1945-2021
 
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Shows and describes wildlife found in the polar regions, looks at Inuit clothing and artifacts, and depicts the equipment used by polar explorers.

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3. Life

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4.  Media & communications

 
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5. Africa

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Photographs and text document life in Biblical times, surveying the clothing, food, and civilizations of a wide variety of cultures, including the Israelites, Babylonians, Persians, and Romans.

8. Boat

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A history of the development and uses of boats, ships, and rafts, from birch-bark canoes to luxury liners.

9. Book

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Text and photographs trace the evolution of the written word, how the alphabet grew out of pictures, the development of papermaking, bookbinding, children's books, and more.
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"Discover the horror of salve life, and the Underground Railroad that helped its victims to escape. See the weapons used on the battlefields, from single-shot rifles to powerful Gatling guns. Find out how Abraham Lincoln became president in 1860 and why he was assasinated,"--page [4] of cover.

12. Costume

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Photographs and text document the history and meaning of clothing, from loincloths to modern children's clothes.

13. Cowboy

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Text and photographs trace the history and lore of cowboys around the globe.

14. Desert

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Be an eyewitness to the lives of the prehistoric masters of the earth and find out how ancient fossils and footoprints can reveal their awesome world.

16.  Eagle & birds of prey

 
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17.  Electronics

 
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Discusses elephants, their physiology, behavior, evolution, relatives, uses by humans, and conservation.

19.  Epidemic

 
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20.  Farm

 
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21.  Film

 
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22. Flag

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A photographic essay about flags from countries all over the world and such special flags as signal flags for ships and boats, flags for special festivals and sports, political flags and coats of arms. Also includes information about the meaning of shapes and colors on flags.
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Explores the principles of force and motion, describing how they have been applied from ancient to modern times.
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25. Goya

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27. Knight

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4 stars
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Discusses the age of knighthood, covering such aspects as arms, armor, training, ceremonies, tournaments, the code of chivalry, and the Crusades.

28.  Light

 
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29. Manet

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30. Monet

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33.  Prehistoric life

 
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35. Shell

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Photographs and text examine different types of shells, including seashells, eggshells, and fossil shells, focusing on such aspects as how shells camouflage themselves and how they may be collected.

36. Spy

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"This book presents information about men and women spies throughout history as well as about the tools and equipment they used in espionage and intelligence service. You can also be an eyewitness to some of the world's most shadowy characters, and get the inside scoop on the ingenious gadgets that real-life spies have used to gather and send information without getting caught." --Publisher's description.

37.  Super Bowl

 
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38.  Technology

 
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39.  Time & space

 
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40. Train

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3.5 stars
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Traces the development of railways from the first Babylonian rutways to the electromagnetic, driverless trains of today, and describes how trains are built and operated.

41.  Van Gogh

 
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43.  Witches & magic-makers

 
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44.  Everest

 
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46.  Rescue

 
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47.  Judaism

 
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48.  Submarine

 
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Readers can journey back in time to ancient Greece in this visually stunning introduction to one of the world’s founding nations that features fascinating information, statistics and facts showing how the ancient Greeks transformed our world.
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A photo essay documenting ancient Rome and the people who lived there as revealed through the many artifacts they left behind, including shields, swords, tools, toys, cosmetics, and jewelry.
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A photo essay examining the design, construction, and uses of hand weapons and armor from a Stone Age axe to the revolvers and rifles of the Wild West.
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1.5 stars
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Looks at the history of astronomy, identifies important astronomers, and summarizes what is known about the Sun, Moon, planets, and stars.

53. Castle

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Here is a spectacular and informative guide to the castles of the Middle Ages and the lives of the people who lived in them. Superb, full-color photographs of castles around the world, plus specially built models, offer a unique and revealing "eyewitness" view of medieval life, from a castle's construction to its destruction in a siege. See a medieval lavatory, a giant crossbow on wheels, how prisoners were kept secure in dungeons, a herald in

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54. Cat

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Text and photographs present the anatomy, behavior, habitats, and other aspects of wild and domestic cats.
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"Become an eyewitness to the many different varieties of crystals and gems in this picture-led reference guide that will take you on a visual tour of the world of precious stones"--

56. Dog

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Text and photographs highlight the evolutionary history of dogs, their domestication, anatomy, behavior, and breeds, and offer guidance on dog care and training.

57.  Eyewitness dinosaur

 
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58. Future

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Provides a speculative look ahead to the technological, environmental, and biological developments of the twenty-first century.

59. Horse

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Learn why horses flatten back their ears, how a blacksmith shoes a horse, how horses have been used in wartime, and how a horse's teeth show its age. Discover why a zebra has stripes, which wild asses are now extinct, what a Roman horseshoe looked like, the difference between an English and a Western saddle, what makes horses race, and much, much more. Includes a CD-ROM of clip art.

60.  Human body

 
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61. Insect

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"Discover the busy world of insects--their structure, history, and fascinating variety"--Cover. New Look! Relaunched with new jackets and eight pages of new text! Here is a spectacular and informative guide to the extraordinary world of insects. Superb color photographs of beetles, bugs, bees, butterflies, and more give the reader a unique "eyewitness" insight into the variety and complexity of insects, their structure, life cycles and behavior....

62. Jungle

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"Discover life in the tropical rain forest--from exotic birds to millions of species of insects."--Cover.

63. Mammal

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Photographs and text examine the world of mammals, depicting their development, feeding habits, courtship rituals, protective behavior, and physical adaptation to their various ways of life.

64. Mars

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An essential addition to the award-winning Eyewitness series, Eyewitness Mars explores the planet of Mars from its discovery by the ancients, through its representation in popular culture, and what astronomers thought of the planet before the Space Age. Then join the missions of Mariners 4, 6, and 7, which discovered Mars as we know it today, with craters, desert, valleys, and volcanoes. Learn how Mars fits into the solar system and learn about

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4.5 stars
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An illustrated look at various aspects of life in medieval Europe, covering everyday life, religion, royalty, and more.

66. Mummy

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Documents the history and significance of mummies, both natural and man-made, and describes the principles and ceremonies associated with them.

67. Music

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Text and pictures introduce musical instruments from early times to the present--from pipes and flutes to electronic synthesizers.

68. Ocean

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Text and illustrations present such ocean creatures as the manta ray, dolphin, and octopus, explaining their physical structures and how they work.
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70. Pirate

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Here is a spectacular and informative guide to the dangerous and adventurous life of piracy, privateering, and buccaneering. Full-color photographs of weapons, ships, flags, maps, and treasure offer a unique and revealing view of pirate life on the high seas.

71. Pyramid

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72. Robot

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An illustrated book on robots for children aged 8 plus

Specially commissioned photography of cutting-edge robot designs

  • Looks at robots that work in teams, machines that evolve, and virtual creatures that learn, breed, and die
  • Shows how a robot is built for combat in robot wars
  • Describes the sophisticated robots deployed on the latest missions to Mars
  • Looks at robots that play football
  • Includes a robotic dog that does as it's

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Text and photographs examine the creation, importance, erosion, mining, and uses of rocks and minerals.
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Brief text and photos introduce the animal inhabitants of the seashore, including fish, crustaceans, snails, and shorebirds.

75. Shark

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Describes, in text and photographs, the physical characteristics, behavior, and life cycle of various types of sharks.
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5 stars
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A look at the parts of the human skeleton, the types of joints, and the diseases that affect the bones.

77. Titanic

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5 stars
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Offers detailed descriptions of the Titanic, including its accommodations, and a retelling of its sinking in the North Atlantic in April, 1912.

78. Weather

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Photographs and text depict different aspects of weather and how it is forecast.

79. Whale

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5 stars
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Describes whales, dolphins, seals, and other marine mammals, their habitats, means of communication, and family life.
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5 stars
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4.5 stars
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Provides a concise history of World War II including information about the Holocaust, the code-breaking Enigma, and the deadly V2 rocket.
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5 stars
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Provides information about the people, battles, and events of America's battle for independence, including what daily life was like for Americans caught up in the conflict, the type of arms used by both armies, and the battle for the South.

83.  Amphibian

 
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3 stars