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.
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.
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.