Arctic people and their origins explain how they survived in their harsh environment and how their descendants live today. Marvel at their beautiful carvings and at their skill as hunters. A variety of practical projects helps you bring the paast life--build an igloo to keep out the icy winds, make a traditional Saami hat and create a hunting blind
miércoles, 25 de julio de 2012
The amazing world of the Chinese Empire and uncover the secrets of the world's oldest continous civilization. Explore Chinese culture and beliefs, from their ancient origins through to the abdication os the last emperor. Discover fascinating facts about the Chinese people and find out why tombs were filled with pottery figures, who the terracotta warriors were, what the importance of jade was and how silk was made.
Learn about ancient Chinese weapons, warfare, inventions, fashion, food, family life, politics, religion, festivals, art, sports and much much more.
martes, 24 de julio de 2012
Step back in time to discover the fascinating world of the Incas and their ancestors. Successors to the Chimú gold worker and the Tiwanaku lake people, the Incas ruled the most spectacular empire South America has ever seen. The land of the sun god was bright with treasure houses of gold, the most fabulous clothes and huge stone buildingThe Inca World explores the Inca way of life high in the Andes mountains, including their study of the stars, burial rituals, and the intricate rope bridges they wove. Projects actively involve the reader in understandind the past; make a reed boad the really floats, create an Inca drum and design a tunic fit for an emperor.
The first period in human history is called the Stone Age, which took place before there were any written records. Our earliest human acestors were making tools stone at least two million years ago, but our story really begins with the arrival of modern humans, called Homo sapiens, about 100,000 years ago.
This fascinating volume delves into the mysteries and wonders of this past, covering everything that the enquiring mind will want to know about our ancestors. From social structure, hunting, finding food, the discovery fire, communication and types of shelter to crop-growing, crafts, clothing, means of transportation, the first religions and primitive art, the book explores every aspect of the lives of the people who shaped the very first stages of our civilization.
The allure of ancient Edypt has endured over many centuries. This fascinating book will take you back through time to discover what life was like for the people of the Nile Delta. Delve into the dark secrets to their funeral rites, mummies and tombs, and the many strange gods they worshipped. You can also learn about the ancient Egyptians' love of fine art an crafts, and their obsession with physical beauty.
Fascinating features and sections include: famous pharaohs, egyptian dress, music and dance, the valley of the Kings, the pyramid builders, boats and ships, trade and conquest, weapons and warriors, science and technology, and ways of writing.
lunes, 23 de julio de 2012
The story of civilizations begins centuries ago and ancient Rome was one of its most important birthplaces. Today's world owes a great deal to the cultures of ancient Europe, including many principles of democratic government, law, poetry, drama, art and achitecture.Find out for yourself how the Romans forged the greatest empire of the word has ever known and discover the systems and techniques that Roman builders used to create great cities. Learn about roman lifestyle and customs: the way they dressed, the entertainments the enjoyed and the foods they ate.
Step back in time to ancient Greece and discover the spectacular achievements of an adventurous civilization. Learn about the birth of the theatre and arts; temples and festivals; sports and the Olympic games; science and the beginnings of modern medicine and philosophy; home life; trade, travel, weapons and warfare; and much much more
lunes, 16 de julio de 2012
El autor te transmite la emoción y el verdadero placer del patinaje en línea. Explora cada aspecto de este excitante deporte, desde mantener el equilibrio, dar tus primeros pasos, frenar y caer bien, hasta salvar obstáculos y pendientes, y realizar complicados giros cruzados.
Bryan Iguchi expone en este libro toda su experiencia es este excitante deporte y descubre los secretos del snowboard, desde la elección del esquipo adecuado y el aprendizaje de las técnicas básicas, hasta la ejecución de saltos en el aire.
En esta interesante guía, el autor responde preguntas sobre las técnicas básicas de la pesca en agua dulce y en el mar. En todo momento, recomienda al lector que procure conocer bien la conducta del pez que pretende pescar, cómo vive, cómo se alimenta y dónde acostumbra a encontrarse
viernes, 13 de julio de 2012
jueves, 12 de julio de 2012
La máquina del tiempo es un libro de ciencia ficción, en el cual H.G.Wells analiza los cambios sociales de finales del siglo XIX, y los aplica a un imaginativo futuro. Ese futuro que es narrado en la obra serían las consecuencias de la problemática social de esa época.
miércoles, 11 de julio de 2012
Este coleccionable expone las diversas facetas que componen la salud integral y ayuda a encontrar la armonía entre el cuerpo, la mente y el espíritu. A través de él, usted conocerá técnicas de relajación, ejercicios físicos básicos, disciplinas de motivación, doctrinas filosóficas, hábitos saludables, entre otras claves para renovar su estilo de vida.
martes, 10 de julio de 2012
An original graphic novel written by Jordan and illustrated by LeUyen Pham and Alex Puvilland, Solomon’s Thieves is the first volume in a swashbuckling adventure trilogy about the medieval Knights Templar. The complete Templar trilogy will be published by First Second Books in 2012.
Goya es el gran intérprete del alma española y esta biografía describe con pulso seguro la vida y la obra de este gran artista español que creó un arte inmortal y representativo y vivió en su propia carne las contradicciones y pasiones del pueblo español.
Este libro, con el aliciente de los dibujos que contienen, son de gran ayuda para los niños que se interesan por el mundo de los animalitos y su comportamiento. El texto ha sido cuidadosamente simplificado para que ellos puedan leerlo y entenderlo.
lunes, 2 de julio de 2012
Being a kid can really stink. And no one knows this better than Greg Heffley, who finds himself thrust into high school where undersized weaklings share the hallways with kids who are taller, meaner, and already shaving. Luckily Greg has his best friend and sidekick, Rowley. But when Rowley's popularity starts to rise, it kicks off a chain of events that will test their friendship in hilarious fasion. "novel in cartoons" should keep readers in stitches, eagerly anticipating Gregs further adventures."
Greg Heffley has always been in a hurry to grow up.But is really getting older all it's cracked up to be? Greg suddenly finds himself dealing with the pressure of boy-girl parties, increased responsibilities, and even the awkward changes that come with getting older - all without his best friend, Rowley, at his side.Can Greg make it through on his own?Or will he have to face the 'ugly truth'?
Greg is writing in his journal (diary) again and is facing more problems than ever before. He is getting into more trouble while trying to fix each of these problems. According to his dad, Greg should act more like his ex-neighbor, Lenwood Heath. His dad wants to send him to a summer conditioning program at Spag Union to change him from a troublemaker to a normal kid. Will Greg have to spend his entire summer at a conditioning program? Will he convince his dad to not send him to the program? What will be the last straw?