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Books published by publisher Book House

  • How to Draw Warplanes

    Bergin Mark

    Paperback (Book House, May 28, 2015)
    The How To Draw series takes a highly visual and practical approach to drawing, featuring step-by-step instructions for each art project. This comprehensive drawing handbook covers all aspects of drawing warplanes including essential concepts such as light, tone and composition. Duotone lines highlight each step.
  • How to Draw Fantastic Cars

    Mark Bergin

    Paperback (Book House, May 1, 2007)
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  • 19th Century Railway Station

    Fiona MacDonald

    Paperback (Book House, Feb. 1, 2011)
    Step inside one of the marvels of the Victorian age! In the middle of the 19th century, steam railways were the very latest transport technology: fast, comfortable (if you could afford a first-class ticket), safe and reliable. Learn about this triumph of engineering and about the army of workers who laboured long hours to keep it going. A 19th Century Railway Station is an exciting and superbly-illustrated look at developing transport during one of the most important periods of modern history. Illustrations of artifacts and paintings from the era help to support the main text by providing proof which explains how we know what we know. Informative captions, maps, a complete glossary and an index make these titles ideal educational texts. Each one features a sturdy flexi-bound cover with gold foiling.
  • An Ancient Egyptian Tomb

    Jacqueline Morley

    Paperback (Book House, Sept. 1, 2007)
    This text provides an extraordinary insight into the development of the most elaborate cemetery of the ancient world. Find out how numerous generations of families were dedicated to building the tomb, and discover the secrets of the intricate processes carried out by teams of specialists.
  • The Science Of Snot & Phlegm: The Slimy Truth About Breathing

    Fiona Macdonald

    Hardcover (Book House, )
  • Isaac Newton and Gravity

    Alex Woolf, Annaliese Stoney

    Paperback (Book House, Feb. 4, 2020)
    Eureka! Through a first-person narrative, this biography tells the story of Isaac Newton and how he developed the theory of gravity. A tree, a falling apple, and a sharp mind that turned this everyday situation into an astonishing scientific discovery: Isaac Newton’s theory of gravity fundamentally altered the way that we think about the universe and how it works. In this engaging biography, kids can see how the eccentric scientist developed his innovative ideas through hard work, experimentation, and a brand-new mathematics that became known as calculus. Short comic strips dramatize important episodes in his life, while sidebars provide historical context and simple, clear explanations of the scientific concepts.
  • How to Draw Soldiers

    Mark Bergin

    Paperback (Book House, March 1, 2012)
    From an Imperial Guard to a British World War I soldier, a wide variety of soldiers are covered in this simple step-by-step drawing book. Learn how to master action poses and different uniforms, whilst learning about perspective and fundamental drawing techniques and materials.
  • Romeo and Juliet

    William Shakespeare

    Paperback (Book House, )
  • How to Draw Extreme Sports

    David Antram

    Paperback (Book House, Feb. 1, 2012)
  • Greek Town

    John Malam, David Antram

    Library Binding (Book House, Jan. 1, 2017)
    Travel back in time to a Greek town. Take a bird's eye view of the craftworkers' quarter near the town square.
  • Chronicles of the Middle Ages

    Fiona MacDonald

    Paperback (Book House, June 11, 2015)
    This beautifully illustrated book lets you travel back in time to the High Middle Ages, the period in European history from the end of the 10th century to the end of the 15th. This was a time of excitement and adventure, when explorers pushed back the boundaries of the known world, and knights in armour battled for supremacy.
  • How to Draw Big Cats

    David Stewart, Carolyn Scrace

    Paperback (Book House, Nov. 16, 2006)
    The new "How To Draw" series takes a highly visual and practical approach to drawing. Learn how to draw a variety of big cats, in group scenes and different postures. The titles feature ten step-by-step instructions for each art project. Duotone line illustrations make each step easy. They include background information on the subject being drawn. Different drawing media are used, including pencil, pen, crayon, paints and charcoal, with clear instructions for each. The series covers a comprehensive range of popular subjects, with sections on material, composition, perspective and technique. "Big Cats and the National Curriculum" encourages children to 'record from first-hand observation, experience and imagination, and explore ideas'. It teaches children to 'try out tools and techniques and apply these to materials and processes, including drawing'. It helps achieve the goals of the Scottish Standard Curriculum 5-14, promoting 'positive attitudes to learning', 'knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the world' and 'skills in literacy'.