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Are you smart enough to help Zane, Kiran, Ethan, and Cassia escape from Dinosaur Island in this fast-moving puzzle adventure?

Escape Room Puzzles: Dinosaur Island is packed with all kinds of puzzles, including fiendish mazes, cunning logic problems, tricky memory challenges, and much more. To escape from Dinosaur Island, you will need every ounce of brainpower to progress through the challenges, navigating through five locations to the final exit-and watch out for dangerous kid-eating dinosaurs as you go! Throughout the book, nuggets of non-fiction dino information are scattered on the pages. This is the perfect book to entertain readers aged 7+ both at home and on the go, while giving their brains a workout at the same time.

Look out for all the books in the Escape Room Puzzles series and see if you have what it takes to help the gang carry out each mission!

CHF 14.80

This amazing 320-page volume is the perfect guide to everything for children aged seven plus! It is packed with colorful illustrations, step-by-step sequences, and the latest photography to keep children engaged.

Arranged thematically into key areas, the concise text is clear, accurate, and perfectly pitched, making this an unbeatable resource for home and school. Plus, a glossary and index are included along with a list of websites for further learning.

CHF 23.90

Wow! is a fantastic new series that is full of only the best and most amazing facts. Wow! Animals is full of extraordinary facts about a wide range of creatures. Discover that goats have rectangular pupils, that gorillas can catch human colds, and that rhinoceros beetles can carry up to 850 times their own weight. This is a lively, fun book about animals that is certain to make you say Wow! again and again.

CHF 13.20

Discover the dinosaurs and prehistoric animals that once roamed across Earth and commanded the oceans and seas. Completely revised with comprehensive text and new images, The Kingfisher Dinosaur Encyclopedia brings dinosaur enthusiasts closer to prehistoric life than ever before.

Colorful illustrations, 3-D reconstructions, and step-by-step sequences detail the latest scientific research about these magnificent creatures. Discover which baby dinosaur had a footprint smaller than a fifty cent coin, witness how a recent discovery has brought scientists closer to truly knowing dinosaurs' coloring, and meet the scientists who have unearthed groundbreaking revelations. Dinosaurs and reptiles from around the world are shown in concise detail, including the giants discovered in Tanzania, the remarkable early bird fossils found in the Jehol Biota ecosystem in China, and the dinosaur bone bed in New Mexico.

The Kingfisher Dinosaur Encyclopedia is perfect for home learning and for school - the ultimate guide that every dinosaur fan needs.

Author Michael Benton is a renowned palaeontologist and has written of several dinosaur themed children's books, as well as consulting on media productions. He has even had a dinosaur named after him

CHF 22.80

Are you smart enough to help Ethan, Kiran, Cassia, and Zane solve the mystery of a swarm of flying mega bugs that has invaded an animal sanctuary?

This dynamic, interactive book is packed with all kinds of puzzles, including fiendish mazes, cunning logic problems, codes to crack, tricky memory challenges, and much more. To escape from the animal park, you will need every ounce of brainpower to progress through the challenges, navigating through five locations to the final exit. Throughout the book, nuggets of non-fiction information about animals are scattered on the pages.

Do you have what it takes to help the gang carry out their mission? It's time to find out...

CHF 14.80

Do you want to know twelve egg-laying animals that aren't birds, nine animals without brains, and how to say woof in sixteen different languages?

Then look no further because Curious Lists for Kids-Animals is absolutely bursting with 206 interesting and informative lists, guaranteed to keep you entertained and increase your animal knowledge at the same time!

Discover animal invaders, the top 10 most popular pets, fish that light up the ocean, very long snakes . . . and a slam-dunking, basketball-playing rabbit!

With quirky, colorful illustrations by Caroline Selmes, this is a great gift purchase but also a book to buy for yourself!

CHF 23.90

The Imagine You Were There... series celebrates events that changed the world and the people who made them happen. November 2019 sees the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the Mayflower, with its cargo of pilgrim families, on the shores of Massachusetts. Sailing on the Mayflower celebrates this milestone by helping readers imagine what it was like to actually be there. Fully illustrated, the book charts the voyage of the pilgrims from England via Holland, and chronicles their arrival in American and the founding of the Plymouth Colony. The book includes first-hand accounts of the voyage and early settler life, with the difficulties it brought. It also looks at the experiences of settlers in other parts of the world, and at some of the same issues that are relevant to modern-day immigrants.

CHF 21.50

Imagine You Were There-Walking on the Moon helps readers imagine what it was like to actually be part of the historic Apollo 11 Moon landing.

Blended with stunning photographs and captivating artwork, step-by-step details of events leading up to the mission are combined with eyewitness accounts and features on people who helped make the first Moon landing happen. A staggering 400,000 people, many of them working "behind the scenes" at NASA, helped to achieve this historic milestone.

CHF 14.80

Winning the Vote for Women helps readers imagine what it was like to actually be in the United States at the passing of the 19th Amendment in 1919.

Blended with stunning photographs and lively artwork, the book includes step-by-step details of events leading up to passing of the historic Amendment, how women had campaigned (and won) in other countries including Britain, eyewitness accounts of the suffragettes and their harsh treatment by the authorities, and features on the women and men who helped change history.

CHF 14.80

In November 1619 the Mayflower, with its cargo of pilgrim families, reached the shores of Massachusetts.

Imagine You Were There... Sailing on the Mayflower celebrates this milestone by helping readers imagine what it was like to actually be there. Fully illustrated, the book charts the voyage of the pilgrims from England via Holland, and chronicles their arrival in America and the founding of the Plymouth Colony. The book includes first-hand accounts of the voyage and early settler life, with the difficulties it brought. It also looks at the experiences of settlers in other parts of the world, and at some of the same issues that are relevant to modern-day immigrants.

CHF 14.80

The bestselling I Wonder Why series has the answers to all the questions you've ever wanted to ask about the natural world, history, space, and more!

Was Tyrannosaurus king of the dinosaurs? Which dinosaur went fishing? Why did dinosaurs eat stones? Learn the answers to these questions and more in this fascinating question-and-answer book all about dinosaurs.

Colorful and charming illustrations bring the facts to life and capture the attention of young readers. Information is presented in bite-sized nuggets, making it ideal for reading aloud.

CHF 22.80

Meet an amazing menagerie of creatures on this breathtaking safari through the animal kingdom. The Kingfisher Animal Encyclopedia spans Earth from pole to pole, covering 2,000 animals from the tiniest protozoan to the mightiest mammal.

Each entry describes the animal's characteristics, behavior, and distribution, and gives their Latin names. The meticulously researched information is highlighted by clear, authoritative writing and more than 1,000 photographs and illustrations. Throughout the book, special feature panels focus on various aspects of animal behavior such as camouflage, migration, and hibernation. With comprehensive back-matter including a glossary, alternative name index, and general index, this one-stop reference tool is perfect for research or for browsing by animal-lovers of all ages.

CHF 41.20

Beautifully illustrated by children's artist Anthony Lewis, with lively age-appropriate text by zoologist and environmentalist David Burnie, the First Dinosaur Picture Atlas explains where dinosaurs came from and how they lived in different habitats across the world.

Travel around the globe and identify different species of dinosaur in this absorbing look-and-find book. In addition to the colorful maps showing the world's continents, superb full-page illustrations take readers deeper into the different habitats of the prehistoric world to show how and where dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures lived. This look-and-find atlas will delight young children and is the perfect first dinosaur reference book for both home and school.

CHF 15.90

The bestselling I Wonder Why series has the answers to all the questions you've ever wanted to ask about the natural world, history, space, and more!

What are stars made of? How hot is the Sun? Which planet's moons look like potatoes? Learn the answers to these questions and more in this fascinating question-and-answer book all about space. Information is presented in bite-sized nuggets, making it ideal for dipping in and out.

Colorful illustrations by award-winning artist Marie-Ève Tremblay bring space to life, from amazing alien planets to incredible rockets. This is the ideal book for kids who are curious about the mysteries of the universe.

Other titles in the I Wonder Why series include The Sea Is Salty, The Sun Rises and Camels Have Humps.

CHF 13.20

The bestselling I Wonder Why series has the answers to all the questions you've ever wanted to ask about the natural world, history, space, and more!

What are stars made of? How hot is the Sun? Which planet's moons look like potatoes? Learn the answers to these questions and more in this fascinating question-and-answer book all about space. Information is presented in bite-sized nuggets, making it ideal for dipping in and out.

Colorful illustrations by award-winning artist Marie-Ève Tremblay bring space to life, from amazing alien planets to incredible rockets. This is the ideal book for kids who are curious about the mysteries of the universe.

Other titles in the I Wonder Why series include The Sea Is Salty, The Sun Rises and Camels Have Humps.

CHF 22.80

Prepare to be infected with fun and fascinating knowledge. The Germ Lab tells the gruesome story of deadly diseases, told by the filthy pests that spread the germs!

Discover history's worst epidemics and pandemics and see how and why they happened, including the "Black Death", polio, and coronavirus. Hear the "eyewitness" accounts from the pesky rats, flies, ticks, and creepy-crawlies who spread the most terrible viruses around the world and cause the most damage. Watch out for terrible typhoid, beware of malicious malaria, and learn more about cruel Covid-19.

Don't be too scared though. The Germ Lab explains how bacteria and other bad beasties are beaten through the work of genius scientists and with the development of vaccinations. Meet Jon Snow, whose careful observations of the slums of London led him to stop the spread of cholera , and see the world's leading scientists in action as they create life-saving vaccines.

Written by Richard Platt and illustrated by John Kelly, the brilliantly humorous artworks and fun characters will entertain young readers with a cabinet war room showing the war on germs, a rogues' gallery highlighting the worst offenders, the very deadliest diseases examined under the microscope, and much more. So grab your lab coat and join forces with science to tackle the war on germs.

CHF 15.90