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              The Spanish Armada: A Ladybird Expert Book

              The Spanish Armada: A Ladybird Expert Book (Hardback)

              By Willis, Sam

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              Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, The Spanish Armada is a clear, simple and entertaining introduction to King Philip II's attempt to overthrow Protestant Queen Elizabeth I and restore Catholic rule over England. Written by award-winning British historian, archaeologist, and... broadcaster Sam Willis, The Spanish Armada explores the battle that erupted up the English Channel when a Spanish fleet of 130 ships attempted to invade England. You'll learn how religious tensions between two powerful monarchs came to a head, the innovative tactical planning of British defences, and the humanitarian disaster the conflict wrought. Written by the leading lights and most outstanding communicators in their fields, the Ladybird Expert books provide clear, accessible and authoritative introductions to subjects drawn from science, history and culture.For an adult readership, the Ladybird Expert series is produced in the same iconic small hardback format pioneered by the original Ladybirds. Each beautifully illustrated book features the first new illustrations produced in the original Ladybird style for nearly forty years.
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              ISBN 9780718188573
              Released AU 18 Jun 2018
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series The Ladybird Expert Series
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              Climate Change (A Ladybird Expert Book)

              Climate Change (A Ladybird Expert Book) (Hardback)

              By Charles, Prince of Wales; Juniper, Tony; Shuckburgh, Emily

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              Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Climate Change is a clear, simple and enlightening introduction to one of the most important issues facing our world today. From HRH The Prince of Wales, environmentalist Tony Juniper and climate scientist Dr Emily Shuckburgh, it explains t...he history, dangers and challenges of global warming and explores possible solutions with which to reduce its impact. You'll learn about the causes and consequences of climate disruption; heatwaves, floods and other extreme weather; disappearing wildlife; acid oceans; the benefits of limiting warming; sustainable farming, new clean technologies and the circular economy. Written by the leading lights and most outstanding communicators in their fields, the Ladybird Expert books provide clear, accessible and authoritative introductions to subjects drawn from science, history and culture. For an adult readership, the Ladybird Expert series is produced in the same iconic small hardback format pioneered by the original Ladybirds. Each beautifully illustrated book features the first new illustrations produced in the original Ladybird style for nearly forty years.
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              ISBN 9780718185855
              Released AU 26 Jan 2017
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Series The Ladybird Expert Series
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              Quantum Mechanics (A Ladybird Expert Book)

              Quantum Mechanics (A Ladybird Expert Book) (Hardback)

              By Al-Khalili, Jim

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              Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Quantum Mechanics is a clear, simple and entertaining introduction to the weird, mind-bending world of the very, very small. Written by physicist and broadcaster Professor Jim Al-Khalili, it explores all the key players, breakthroughs, cont...roversies and unanswered questions of the quantum world. You'll discover how the sun shines, why light is both a wave and a particle, the certainty of the Uncertainty Principle, Schrodinger's Cat, Einstein's spooky action, how to build a quantum computer, and why quantum mechanics drives even its experts completely crazy. Written by the leading lights and most outstanding communicators in their fields, the Ladybird Expert books provide clear, accessible and authoritative introductions to subjects drawn from science, history and culture. For an adult readership, the Ladybird Expert series is produced in the same iconic small hardback format pioneered by the original Ladybirds. Each beautifully illustrated book features the first new illustrations produced in the original Ladybird style for nearly forty years.
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              ISBN 9780718186272
              Released AU 26 Jan 2017
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Series The Ladybird Expert Series
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              Consciousness: A Ladybird Expert Book

              Consciousness: A Ladybird Expert Book (Hardback)

              By Critchlow, Hannah

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              Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Consciousness is a clear, simple and entertaining introduction to one of life's most interesting questions: what does it mean to be conscious?Written by celebrated neurologist and neuropsychologist Dr Hannah Critchlow, Consciousness will ta...ke you on a voyage to discover what allows the grey matter in our skulls to produce such complex emotions, personality traits, thoughts and memories.Inside you'll learn what held neuroscientists back for so long, how the complex circuit board of the brain could one day be recreated on a computer, and that we do indeed use more than 10% of our brains. Additionally you'll discover how much energy is consumed by the brain, why left-handed people are more creative and that 'internet hats' might one day be on the head of every pupil.Written by the leading lights and most outstanding communicators in their fields, the Ladybird Expert books provide clear, accessible and authoritative introductions to subjects drawn from science, history and culture.For an adult readership, the Ladybird Expert series is produced in the same iconic small hardback format pioneered by the original Ladybirds. Each beautifully illustrated book features the first new illustrations produced in the original Ladybird style for nearly forty years.
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              ISBN 9780718189112
              Released AU 18 Jun 2018
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Series The Ladybird Expert Series
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              Beowulf: A Ladybird Expert Book

              Beowulf: A Ladybird Expert Book (Hardback)

              By Ramirez, Janina

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              Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Beowulf is an accessible, authoritative, and entertaining introduction to the epic Anglo-Saxon legend.Written by the leading lights and most outstanding communicators in their fields, the Ladybird Expert books provide clear, accessible and ...authoritative introductions to subjects drawn from science, history and culture.For an adult readership, the Ladybird Expert series is produced in the same iconic small hardback format pioneered by the original Ladybirds. Each beautifully illustrated book features the first new illustrations produced in the original Ladybird style for nearly forty years.
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              ISBN 9780718189730
              Released AU 5 Sep 2019
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series The Ladybird Expert Series
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              Evolution (A Ladybird Expert Book)

              Evolution (A Ladybird Expert Book) (Hardback)

              By Jones, Steve

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              Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Evolution is a clear, simple and entertaining introduction to Charles Darwin's pioneering and revolutionary theory of how all life changes through natural selection. Written by broadcaster, prize-winning author and geneticist Professor Stev...e Jones, it explores the extraordinary diversity of life on our planet through the complex interactions of one very simple theory. You'll discover the common origins of dogs and Brussels sprouts, how it is we're all mutants, where wings, ears and tails came from, why sex is good for you, how some dinosaurs evolved and survived, and why human evolution may finally have stopped. Written by the leading lights and most outstanding communicators in their fields, the Ladybird Expert books provide clear, accessible and authoritative introductions to subjects drawn from science, history and culture. For an adult readership, the Ladybird Expert series is produced in the same iconic small hardback format pioneered by the original Ladybirds. Each beautifully illustrated book features the first new illustrations produced in the original Ladybird style for nearly forty years.
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              ISBN 9780718186289
              Released AU 26 Jan 2017
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Series The Ladybird Expert Series
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              Nuclear Deterrence: A Ladybird Expert Book

              Nuclear Deterrence: A Ladybird Expert Book (Hardback)

              By Freedman, Sir Lawrence

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              Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Nuclear Deterrence is a clear, simple and entertaining introduction to the deterrent tactics employed to prevent war, drawing on the unprecedented power of nuclear weapons. Written by celebrated historian and professor of War Studies Sir La...wrence Freedman, Nuclear Deterrence explores the history behind the world's most lethal weapon. You'll learn the criticism against the development of nuclear weapons, how the shift in global political power from the Cold War to the current arms crisis has shaped defensive strategies, and what implications nuclear weapons bear on the future of warfare.Written by the leading lights and most outstanding communicators in their fields, the Ladybird Expert books provide clear, accessible and authoritative introductions to subjects drawn from science, history and culture.For an adult readership, the Ladybird Expert series is produced in the same iconic small hardback format pioneered by the original Ladybirds. Each beautifully illustrated book features the first new illustrations produced in the original Ladybird style for nearly forty years.
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              ISBN 9780718188894
              Released AU 4 Oct 2018
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Series The Ladybird Expert Series
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              Battle of Trafalgar: A Ladybird Expert Book

              Battle of Trafalgar: A Ladybird Expert Book (Hardback)

              By Willis, Sam

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              Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, The Battle of Trafalgar is an accessible and authoritative introduction to the battle that marked the defeat of Napoleon's plans to invade Britain. Written by the leading lights and most outstanding communicators in their fields, the Ladybi...rd Expert books provide clear, accessible and authoritative introductions to subjects drawn from science, history and culture.For an adult readership, the Ladybird Expert series is produced in the same iconic small hardback format pioneered by the original Ladybirds. Each beautifully illustrated book features the first new illustrations produced in the original Ladybird style for nearly forty years.
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              ISBN 9780718188733
              Released AU 27 Jun 2019
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Series The Ladybird Expert Series
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              Shackleton (A Ladybird Expert Book)

              Shackleton (A Ladybird Expert Book) (Hardback)

              By Saunders, Ben

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              Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Shackleton is a clear, simple and enlightening introduction to perhaps the most extraordinary survival stories of all time. Polar explorer Ben Saunders draws on his own experience of the Antarctic to bring to life the history, dangers and c...hallenges of Shackleton's Endurance expedition. Inside, you'll discover how Shackleton, by successfully bringing all his men home in the face of near insurmountable odds, earned his reputation as one of the greatest leaders in history. Written by the leading lights and most outstanding communicators in their fields, the Ladybird Expert books provide clear, accessible and authoritative introductions to subjects drawn from science, history and culture. Other books currently available in the Ladybird Expert series include: * Climate Change * Quantum Mechanics * Evolution * Battle of Britain For an adult readership, the Ladybird Expert series is produced in the same iconic small hardback format pioneered by the original Ladybirds. Each beautifully illustrated book features the first new illustrations produced in the original Ladybird style for nearly forty years.
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              ISBN 9780718187279
              Released AU 18 Sep 2017
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Series The Ladybird Expert Series
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              Bubbles: A Ladybird Expert Book

              Bubbles: A Ladybird Expert Book (Hardback)

              By Czerski, Helen

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              Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Bubbles is a clear, surprising and entertaining introduction to the science of bubbles. Written by the celebrated physicist and oceanographer Helen Czerski, Bubbles explores how everything from the way animals behave to how drinks taste are... influenced by bubbles. Inside you'll learn the role bubbles play in regulating the earth's temperature, how engineers are manipulating bubble technology to make ships faster, and how shrimp use bubbles to catch their dinner. You'll never look at a bubble the same way again!Written by the leading lights and most outstanding communicators in their fields, the Ladybird Expert books provide clear, accessible and authoritative introductions to subjects drawn from science, history and culture.For an adult readership, the Ladybird Expert series is produced in the same iconic small hardback format pioneered by the original Ladybirds. Each beautifully illustrated book features the first new illustrations produced in the original Ladybird style for nearly forty years.
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              ISBN 9780718188290
              Released AU 15 Oct 2018
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Series The Ladybird Expert Series
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