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Books published by publisher Anness

  • Raiders of the North

    Philip Steele

    Paperback (Anness, June 1, 2001)
    Complete with cross-sections, historical maps, and a pictorial timeline, there is plenty to provide extra insight into these societies and highlight its links with the present.
  • Swords and Samurai: The Ancient Warrior Culture of the East

    Philip Steele, Fiona Macdonald

    Paperback (Anness, June 7, 2004)
    This colorful, informative book explains the amazing civilizations of ancient China and Japan--cultures that existed for thousands of years before Europe developed or America was discovered.
  • Learn About: Magnets: A fascinating fact file and learn-it-yourself project book

    Steve Parker

    Hardcover (Anness, Jan. 16, 2009)
    Whether you know it or not, there are magnets hidden everywhere - in compasses, hairdryers, in telephones, in computers. This lively and practical book will tell you how magnets make engines work, how they help you find your way, and even how magnets can be switched on and off.
  • Ancient India: Find Out About Series

    Daud Ali

    Paperback (Anness, Oct. 23, 2003)
    Authoritative text and a variety of practical projects bring the past alive for young readers. The whole family can have fun constructing a model of the Taj Mahal, making traditional sweets or learning how to wear a sari.
  • History Detectives: Great Civilizations

    Phillip Brookes

    Paperback (Anness, Dec. 16, 2002)
    A wonderfully unique approach to teaching history, Great Civilizations pieces together all aspects of life in some of the earliest cities in the world.
  • Sungods and Sacrifice: Lost World of the Aztecs, Inca and Maya

    Philip Steele, Fiona Macdonald

    Paperback (Anness, July 13, 2004)
    Allows children to explore the cultures and beliefs of the Maya, Aztec and Inca peoples—the fabulous MesoAmerica civilizations that flourished up to 1000 years ago.
  • Jesus on The Cross: Bible Discoverer Series

    Victoria Parker, Janet Dyson

    Paperback (Anness, May 6, 2003)
    Recreating the critical times and events that took place at the end of Jesus' life, this book begins with Jesus arriving in Jerusalem.
  • A Visual Dictionary of Herbs: A Comprehensive Botanical A-Z Reference to Herbs

    Jessica Houdret

    Hardcover (Anness, Jan. 1, 2000)
    A comprehensive, botanical A-Z reference to herbs photographed in close-up for easy plant indentification.
  • The Complete Book of Heraldry

    Stephen Slater

    Hardcover (Anness, Nov. 20, 2002)
    Accessible and contemporary in style, this book is a clear introduction to novices and contains much of interest to the expert. It is lavishly illustrated with newly commissioned art.
  • Spiders

    Barbara Taylor

    Hardcover (Anness, March 1, 1999)
    Provides information on spiders and their webs, feeding habits, defenses, and life cycles
  • The World Encyclopedia of Fire Engines & Firefighting

    Neil Wallington

    Hardcover (Anness, Feb. 24, 2004)
    This definitive encyclopedia of fire engines from all over the world charts their history from Roman Times to the super-advanced fire fighting machines that we rely on today.
  • The Encyclopedia of Elephants, Big Cats, Bears & Whales

    Rhonda Klevansky

    Hardcover (Anness, Feb. 1, 2000)
    Uses close-up photography, detailed diagrams, and cross-section illustrations to discuss four of the world's largest mammals, describing their physical characteristics, habits, and natural environment.