From the team that created the Ultimate Weird but True books, 5,000 Awesome Facts (About Everything) Volume 3 treats kids to brain candy and eye candy all rolled into one treasure trove with even more high-interest fascinating facts.
The new National Geographic Treasury of Greek Mythology offers timeless stories of Greek myths in a beautiful new volume. This imaginative, wonderfully illustrated book has received accolades from School Library Journal, the California Reading Association, and the Association for Library Services to Children.
Packed with 380 color photographs and 80 detailed, color maps, this handy, practical, guide offers comprehensive information on the crown jewels of the national park system: the 58 scenic national parks that conserve and protect the flora and fauna in some of our nation's last wilderness areas.
In Mission to Mars: My Vision for Space Exploration Book, legendary ''space statesman'' Buzz Aldrin speaks out as a vital advocate for the continuing quest to push the boundaries of the universe as we know it.
New York is the most varied and lively city in the world. This guide explores the transformation of Manhattan into an innovative district with ecologically sustainable buildings; ventures into the soul food restaurants of Harlem where celebrities from the worlds of music and entertainment dine; investigates the trendy Tribeca district, known for its refurbished industrial buildings, now residential lofts; admires the bohemian-chic style of Chelsea; and visits magnificent museums from the Metropolitan to MoMA, Guggenheim, and the American Museum of Natural History.
Filled to the brim with far-out facts, Gory Details: Adventures from the Dark Side of Science provides a wickedly informative narrative. Erika Engelhaupt, the author of National Geographic's popular Gory Details blog, takes us on a fascinating journey through an astonishing new reality.
National Geographic Traveler: London offers suggestions for planning an ideal itinerary. The more adventurous traveler looking for unusual activities will find plenty to try, and the guide covers all the essential tourist attractions and the most exciting events to attend. There is information on lifestyle, history, and contemporary culture, special excursions and walks with illustrated maps, and useful tips for an enjoyable stay.
Simply Beautiful Photographs takes readers on a spectacular visual journey through some of the most stunning photographs to be found in National Geographic's famed Image Collection. Award-winning photographer Annie Griffiths culled the images to reflect the many variations on the universal theme of beauty.
Long-distance hiker Andrew Skurka shares his extensive knowledge in this essential guide to backpacking gear and skills, recounting what he's learned from more than 30,000 miles of long-distance hikes. The Ultimate Hiker's Gear Guide, Second Edition features 16 new pages and updates all gear recommendations.
A sequel to the best-selling 50 States, 5,000 Ideas. From a vineyard route through Northwest wine country to a winter wonderland on Alberta's Icefields Parkway, this informative travel guide offers epic sights, good bites, and pure fun.
National Geographic presents the individuals who have led the U.S. in this up-to-date, authoritative, and lavishly illustrated family, school, and library reference. It features comprehensive profiles of all the former presidents along with timelines and descriptions of crucial events during their terms. Information about the 2020 president-elect or incumbent is also included. Thematic spreads cover a variety of topics from the history of voting rights to how to write a letter to the president. Full-page portraits, famous quotes, and interesting facts help kids get to know each leader. This new volume is a fascinating read and excellent reference for students and kids of all ages.
Because of the attention to detail and the care with which the Disney chefs prepare their menus, meals at Disney restaurants are some of the most unforgettable aspects of a Guest's experience. But those culinary adventures do not have to end once the vacation is over. With the tried-and-true recipes inside Kitchen Magic with Mickey, Guests can recreate their most treasured Disney dining moments in the comfort of their own kitchens.
In 2013, National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Lee Berger made the discovery of a lifetime: hundreds of prehistoric bones, including entire skeletons of at least 15 individuals, all perhaps two million years old. Almost Human is the first-person narrative of an archaeological discovery that is rewriting the story of human evolution.
From the team that created the Ultimate Weird But True books, 5,000 Awesome Facts (About Everything) treats kids to brain candy and eye candy all rolled into one treasure trove of high-interest fascinating facts.
The foods we enjoy, the people we love, the emotions we feel, and the beliefs we hold can all be traced back to our DNA, germs, and environment. Mixing cutting-edge research and relatable humor, Pleased to Meet Me is filled with fascinating insights that shine a light on who we really are -- and how we might become our best selves.
Get closer to the beauty and power of sharks with award-winning National Geographic photographer Brian Skerry as he captures their remarkable evolutionary adaptations and their huge importance to marine ecosystems around the world.
National Geographic's book 1001 Inventions: The Enduring Legacy of Muslim Civilization takes readers on a journey through years of forgotten Islamic history to discover one thousand fascinating scientific and technological inventions still being used throughout the world today.
In When Women Ruled the World: Six Queens of Egypt celebrated Egyptologist Kara Cooney delivers a fascinating tale of female power, exploring the reasons why it has seldom been allowed through the ages, and why we should care.