Provides detailed information on the different habitats, life cycles, and natural history of frogs, toads, newts, salamanders, and the rare caecilians
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Presents the history of weapons and armor through the ages. Describes the design, construction and workings of various weapons, and discusses how methods of warfare have changed.
Provides detailed information on butterflies' habitats, diet, and sizes, as well as other interesting facts about butterflies.
Describes the castles of the Middle Ages and the lives of the people who lived in them.
Provides an introduction to the harsh world of hot and cold deserts and the people, plants, and animals that live in them.
Provides detailed information on world of dinosaurs. Describes their sizes, how they looked, how they lived, and how they behaved.
Provides detailed information on the world of exploration, from early expeditions to high-tech trips into space.
Provides detailed information on world of fish, including how they evolved, how they live, and their habitats.
Provides an introduction to the history of flight and explores the various aircraft in use today.
Provides information on what fossils are, how they were formed, and how they lived millions of years ago.
Illustrates the visions of the future of scientists, artists and inventors through the ages. Presents a view of a world we are yet to know, in the twenty-first century and beyond.
Provides detailed information on the world of horses and ponies. Describes their natural history, their role in civilization, and many other interesting facts.
Provides detailed information on the world of insects. Describes the variety and complexity of insects, their structure, life cycles and behavior.
Provides an introduction to a variety of inventions, both ancient and modern, that have changed the world.
Provides an introduction to the plants, animals and insects of the world's jungles.
Provides information on the world and lives of knights.
Provides information on the world and lives of pirates.
Provides an introduction to the world of plants, including the natural history of plant anatomy and growth.
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Provides an introduction to the plant and animal life that thrives in freshwater habitats.
Provides detailed information on the world of reptiles, including their natural history, habits, and lifestyles.
Provides an introduction to the seashore and the creatures that live there.
Provides detailed information on the world of sharks. Describes the natural history, behavior, and habits of sharks and their relatives.
Provides an introduction to the world's most significant shipwrecks and their lost cargoes and treasures.
Provides detailed information on human and animal skeletons, including their evolution, structure, and function.
Provides information on the history of space exploration and the daily life of astronauts.
Provides an introduction to the Titanic, from its maiden voyage to its wreck on the ocean floor.
Provides an introduction to the world of trees, from tiny saplings to forest giants.
Online animated talking picture books for wee ones.
Entry topics include gods and goddesses; heroes and other key characters; motifs and global themes; major myths; and national or cultural mythologies. Coverage spans a diversity of cultures, including standard Greek/Roman entries as well as Native North and South American traditions, Norse mythology, Asian Pacific mythology, Judeo-Christian tradition, and Islamic and Hindu mythologies.
Provides information on the world and lives of Vikings.
Provides information on the inner workings of volcanoes and famous volcanic eruptions.
Provides detailed information on the world of whales. Describes how they live, how they behave, how they look, and many other interesting facts.
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