By 1979, we knew nearly everything we understand today about climate change including how to stop it Over the next decade, a handful of scientists, politicians, and strategists, led by two unlikely heroes, risked their careers in a desperate, escalating campaign to convince the world to act before
Are we deranged The acclaimed Indian novelist Amitav Ghosh argues that future generations may well think so How else to explain our imaginative failure in the face of global warming In his first major book of nonfiction since In an Antique Land, Ghosh examines our inability at the level of
Oliver Jeffers offers a personal look inside his own hopes and wishes for his child a missive about our world and those who call it home.
Gem is a dazzling visual guide to precious stones, organic gems, and precious metals that weaves together beautiful, specially commissioned images and science, natural history, mythology, and true stories of adventure and discovery From diamonds to sapphires to limestone, this comprehensive guide
An original book with wide appeal School Library Journal A delight to share again and again School Library Connection Simple on the surface, this sweet story imparts important truisms about the planet we call home BookPage Thomas s exhortations celebrate both natural beauty and human
It has taken billions of years for Earth to become the planet it is today When Planet Earth Was New looks back to the very beginning, using a poetic approach grounded in scientific fact to give an overview of how the planet has changed over time from hot lava to the formation of oceans to the
There s a tiny little rocket that will take you to the stars.It only flies there once a year but zips you out past Mars.Its fins are solid silver with a door made out of gold.There s a cozy pilot seat inside for a person young or old.Climb aboard for a bedtime picture book.
This picture book is one in a gazillion Jane O Connor, the New York Times bestselling author of the Fancy Nancy series Did you know that the earth is covered in three trillion trees And that seven billion people weigh about the same as ten quadrillion ants Our world is full of constantly
A celebration of the animals all around us Squawk Hiss Grr Roar Big, small, black, brown all kinds of animals make their home in our world From the jungle to the mountains to your own backyard, listen and you just might hear the sounds they make
Jeffrey D Sachs is one of the world s most perceptive and original analysts of global development In this major new work he presents a compelling and practical framework for how global citizens can use a holistic way forward to address the seemingly intractable worldwide problems of persistent
A stunning first picture book from the New York Times bestselling author of The Book of Awesome.Are you ready With the simple touch of your fingers go on a stunning interactive journey to see the world as you never have before Fly through wispy clouds, dive deep into the sparkling ocean, feel wet
In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell, nor yet a dry, bare, sandy hole with nothing in it to sit down on or to eat it was a hobbit hole, and that means comfort Written for J.R.R Tolkien s own children, The
The Fellowship was scattered Some were bracing hopelessly for war against the ancient evil of Sauron Some were contending with the treachery of the wizard Saruman Only Frodo and Sam were left to take the accursed Ring of Power to be destroyed in Mordor the dark Kingdom where Sauron was supreme.
Alternate cover edition here The Companions of the Ring have become involved in separate adventures as the quest continues Aragorn, revealed as the hidden heir of the ancient Kings of the West, joined with the Riders of Rohan against the forces of Isengard, and took part in the desperate victory
Alternate Cover Edition ISBN 0618260269 copyright page ISBN is 0618346252 different from back cover One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkeness bind them In ancient times the Rings of Power were crafted by the Elven smiths, and Sauron, The
Pri e iz Silmariliona bile su po etna inspiracija za izma tani svet D R R Tolkina radio je na toj knjizi itavog ivota i nikada je nije zavr io Zapo eta davno pre Gospodara prstenova, ovo je pri a iz Prvog razdoblja Tolkinovog sveta, drevna drama na koju se likovi iz Gospodara prstenova
Cosmos has 13 heavily illustrated chapters, corresponding to the 13 episodes of the Cosmos television series In the book, Sagan explores 15 billion years of cosmic evolution and the development of science and civilization Cosmos traces the origins of knowledge and the scientific method, mixing