Richard is bored with the quiet life in his village. He would like to have a motor-car and drive it … very fast. But Richard lives in a future world where there are no cars, only bicycles and small villages and green forests.
And now he is 12 years old, and like the other children, he must do his Year of Sharing. He must live alone in the forest with the wild animals. He must learn to share his world; he must learn how animals live and eat and fight… and die.
From matches to mobiles, antibiotics and the flexible drinking straw - some inventions don't just change the way we do things but change the world. Marvel at some of the world's most amazing discoveries that have made a sensation, from the first wheel to satellite navigation. Kids will love the incredible facts and info, such as why the tin can was invented 60 years before the can opener? Read on in wonder at the stories behind each ground-breaking discovery - the people, ideas and knock on effects. Some of the biggest ideas covered include the Model T Ford, Edison's lightbulb, Catseyes and the first Apple.
A Monthly Magazine created for Modern, Well-rounded individuals with diverse interests. Smithsonian Magazine takes you on a journey through history, science, world culture and technology with breathtaking images from around the world.
Science Illustrated delivers natural science, break through discoveries and an understanding of the world for the entire family. Packed with stunning photography and in-depth editorial it’s a visually spectacular gateway to the world - from the beginning of life to distant objects in the universe. Science and Discovery has never looked this good!
Are you learning English? Or are you an English teacher? Either way... if you're looking for a fun and interesting English magazine for learning or teaching English then you've come to the right place. Hot English magazine is a leading English resource. Its fun and colourful approach to teaching real English as it's spoken by native speakers is popular around the world. Loved by both students and teachers, there's something for everyone and all levels in Hot English magazine.
Teaching English to the World: History, Curriculum, and Practice is a unique collection of English language teaching (ELT) histories, curricula, and personal narratives from non-native speaker (NNS) English teachers around the world. No other book brings such a range of international ELT professionals together to describe and narrate what they know best.The book includes chapters from Brazil, China, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Lebanon, Poland, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, and Turkey.
Whether they're trucks, cars, boats, planes or the huge haulers that carry goods around the world every day, machines are fascinating. Here, you'll find out all about these amazing machines, and find answers to questions like 'how big is the world's tallest monster truck?' You'll find out all about the incredible technology that has helped humans to venture into space, as well as out-there inventions like drones and jet packs.