Raise your game and swim faster, run faster and cycle faster with The Triathlon Book, the one-stop reference for every triathlete. Find all the essentials you need to improve your performance: clear, customisable training plans for all triathlon distances from pool-based races to Ironman level. Step-by-step exercises help to build your strength and stamina, plus expert advice on race day strategy detailing everything from motivation and reducing transition times, to nutrition, kit and equipment. Tailor your training to your own individual needs with self-assessment questionnaires and customisable training plans so you can reach your goals. The Triathlon Book can also help when things go wrong, offering trustworthy advice on treating common triathlon injuries and maintaining a healthy body. Whether you're a novice or an Ironman, let The Triathlon Book show you how to train safely and effectively to reach your full potential as a triathlete.
Did the Universe start with a Big Bang? Is light a wave, a particle - or both? Are we the cause of global warming? Science has made it possible to comprehend the world we live in and the theoretical multiverses beyond, offering technological advances and extending the frontiers of knowledge. Written in plain English, The Science Book presents 80 of the most trailblazing ideas in physics, chemistry, and biology. It is packed with short, pithy explanations that cut through the jargon, step-by-step diagrams that untangle knotty theories, classic quotes that make scientific discoveries memorable, and witty illustrations that enhance and play with our understanding of science. Whatever your grasp of the subject, whether you're a keen student or an armchair expert, you'll find plenty to stimulate you within this book. Part of the popular "Big Ideas" series, The Science Book is the perfect way to explore this fascinating subject.
This ebook is for everyone. Because we can all be allies. As an ally you use your power-no matter how big or small-to support others. You learn, and try, and mess up, and try harder. In this collection of true stories, 17 critically acclaimed and bestselling YA authors get real about being an ally, needing an ally, and showing up for friends and strangers. From raw stories of racism and invisible disability to powerful moments of passing the mic, these authors share their truths. They invite you to think about your own experiences and choices and how to be a better ally. There are no easy answers, but this ebook helps you ask better questions. Self-reflection prompts, resources, journaling ideas, and further reading suggestions help you find out what you can do. Because we're all in this together. And we all need allies. A portion of the proceeds from this book goes to supporting charities.
Build your skills and confidence in digital photography with practical and inspirational advice from Tom Ang. Find your inner photographer and get the most out of your camera with Digital Photography Step by Step. Packed with expert knowledge, it is the perfect combination of practical photography advice and visual inspiration to help you make your own digital masterpieces in a flash. This guide will teach you the basics of how to approach a subject, develop ideas, and manipulate images in a series of inspiring photography projects. As well as featuring chapters dedicated to the art of taking photographs, this handbook will help you to gain confidence in other subjects that you may need, such as sharing images, making movies, and selecting equipment. Covering the latest advances in digital photography, Digital Photography Step by Step is the perfect reference to help you master every step of taking successful photographs.
This fun book in the shape of a Bus has four wheels so little drivers can race them anywhere. The big, tough wheels actually grip, and the beautiful, full color photographs inside are captioned with vehicle names to make learning fun. Whether your little road-runners love school buses or sporty cars, hogs or 18-wheelers, there's a Wheelie book to take them speeding out of the store! Vroom, vroom, vroooooooooom!
Now available in paperback, The Baby Book is a guide to caring for your child -- from pregnancy through age three -- that celebrates the joy of being pregnant and of being a parent. Affirmative, encouraging, and practical, The Baby Book provides everything you need to know as a parent -- from pregnancy superfoods and labor tips to first check-ups and breastfeeding secrets -- while presenting this part of life as something you should celebrate, not fear. This guide includes interesting facts alongside practical advice, following the progress of mom and baby from pregnancy through to the first three years of life. The Baby Book emphasizes that pregnancy and having a family is a natural and enjoyable part of life, but also "keeps it real." Topics address real-life questions such as, "Do I have to get rid of my cat when I'm pregnant?" and "How do I know when something is wrong with my baby?" Myths are debunked, ideas on how to care for your baby are provided, and advice is given on how to cope when pregnant with a toddler in tow. The Baby Book is the perfect guide as you welcome and nurture your new bundle of joy.
It's inside every living plant and animal, from the tiniest seed to the person standing next to you, but how much do you know about DNA? From why we have different coloured eyes to why we age, this book gives children an in-depth look at DNA and its role in all living things. Discover what DNA is, what it does, and how it shapes our lives, including inheritance and why we look like our parents; forensic science and how DNA evidence helps catch criminals; and how genetic engineering could theoretically bring dinosaurs back to life. With fun illustrated characters, clear diagrams, and fascinating photographs, children will love learning about themselves and this all-important molecule. The DNA Book is packed with colourful illustrations and mind-boggling facts, a great addition to any STEAM library. Perfect for curious young minds, this is an ideal introduction to the amazing science of genetics, and what makes you you.
All About Everything is the ultimate, unputdownable almanac for children. Containing an exciting collection of facts for kids, this vibrant and visual reference book shows you everything you need to know! All About Everything contains a diverse mix of topics, presented in dazzling, colorful, child-friendly style with lively, informative text. From dinosaurs and animals to history and space, this highly illustrated collection of information brings together material from DK's popular One Million Things series and is packed with fun and interesting facts on every topic imaginable.