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Frightful Flight is stuffed with hair-raising heights and mind-blowing facts about flying! Learn how to see the earth's shadow, build a flying saucer, and how, after centuries of fearsome flight flops, people have finally taken to the skies. Redesigned in a bold, funky new look for the next generation of Horrible Science fans.Learn More
From the German Fokker Triplane of World War I and the Allied SPAD XIII, through famous World War II adversaries such as the Hurricane and the Bf 109, to modern aircraft, including the MiG-29 and the F-16, Dogfight looks at warplanes that have done aerial battle against each other. Illustrations display each aircraft with spectacular three-quarter-view art, accompanied by detailed specifications and development history--including the particular squadron associated with that model.Learn More
Young children need plenty of practice in pen-control - an essential skill they must learn before starting to form letters and numbers. This fun book is full of airport-themed activities, encouraging children to join dots, spot differences, solve mazes, match objects and trace dotted lines with the special pen provided, then wipe clean and repeat.Learn More
A graphic account of this long-running global drama, The Compact Guide: The Cold War is published in a new era of fear and uncertainty. It encompasses moments of high tension, such as the Berlin Crisis of 1961, the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962 and the nuclear alerts of 1973 and 1983. At several times the world stood on the brink of nuclear Armageddon, but these dangerous moments all ended with both sides drawing back, until the long confrontation ended peacefully.Learn More
From a NATO nuclear attack on the Soviet Union to a Warsaw Pact land assault on Western Europe; from building an electric fence between North and South Vietnam to building a US base on the moon; it may all sound unlikely, but during the Cold War these operations and others were seriously considered by both sides.
In 1939, only a generation after the 'war to end all wars', the world found itself on the brink of conflict again. Explore the real stories from World War II, told through incredible photographs, artefacts and original documents from the National Archives. From espionage to battle tactics and from code-cracking to heroism, discover how this dreadful war affected and shaped the world.Learn More