A milestone in scientific learning, the acclaimed "DK Science Encyclopedia" has been rigorously updated to include new scientific advances, from the internet and CD-ROMs to fresh discoveries in space- Arranged thematically, 2,200 science topics are explained in a lively and exciting way by a brilliant team of award-winning authors- Makes science accessible to children, the book's immense scope demonstrating how science and technology affect our daily lives.
The management guide that gives you the skills you need to succeed Managers at any level must master a wide range of business and personal skills in order to succeed. Originally published as part of the Essential Managers series, The Book of Management covers everything you need to know to perfect 10 core management skills, all in one place. Tables, illustrations and 'In Focus' panels on what to do in any situation, plus real-life case studies demonstrate how to maximise the benefits of creative management for yourself, your staff and your clients, conceive new ideas, develop new products and implement new practices. Completely versatile; read The Book of Management cover-to-cover, or dip in and out of topics for quick reference.
Step inside the weird and wonderful world of zoos, where all four corners of our planet come together. Venture behind the scenes to uncover the secrets of the amazing animals and army of staff that make up these awesome attractions and vital conservation centres. Find out what keeps zookeepers busy as they care for hundreds of different animals, from mini meerkats to enormous elephants. Learn how they create the perfect habitats, moreish meals, and fun enrichment activities to keep their animals healthy and happy. Marvel at how courageous zookeepers learn to look after dangerous animals. Learn about the valuable research and conservation efforts that are so crucial for protecting our most vulnerable species. Featuring only the best zoos from around the world, this ebook takes you on a once-in-a-lifetime trip through zoo life to discover the enormous amounts of ingenuity and care it takes to make safe homes and futures for wild and endangered animals. Featuring stunning visuals that encapsulate the essence of zoos, aquariums, and wildlife parks, Behind the Scenes at the Zoo is the perfect way to experience those hidden lives in a way that you've never imagined.
By the close of the last millennium Dorling Kindersley had become one of the most recognisable brands in publishing. Across the range of illustrated household reference titles, from children's books to travel guides, its distinctive look of colourful images cut out against a white background could be seen on bookshelves throughout the country - and indeed the publishing world. Apart from three minor acquisitions, DK had grown organically over 25 years to be a publicly listed company with a turnover of £200 million, some 1500 employees, publishing arms across the English language markets, a 50-strong international sales force that dealt with more than 400 publishers, a direct selling busines...
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