Book description: Eight-year-old Jack and his younger sister Annie find a magic treehouse, which whisks them back to an ancient time zone where they see live dinosaurs.
In honor of the Magic Tree House series' 20th anniversary, Random House has published a special full-color edition of the very first book—Dinosaurs Before Dark. The series is set around a brother and sister who find a tree house in the woods that's filled with books. Young Jack opens a book about dinosaurs and the siblings are transported to prehistoric times. The two meet all kinds of dinosaurs and learn which are good and bad, before they are whisked back to present day.
Book description: Presents information about popular dinosaurs as well as many lesser-known varieties as each of the six spreads features one large pop-up, and booklets of smaller pop-ups and text.
Book description: The true story of Victorian artist Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, who built life-sized models of dinosaurs in the hope of educating the world about what these awe-inspiring ancient animals and what they were like.
Book description: Explores the world of forensic anthropology and its applications in solving crimes.
Book description: Describes the discovery of bog bodies in northern Europe and the evidence which their remains reveal about themselves and the civilizations in which they lived.
Book description: Documents the history and significance of mummies, both natural and man-made, and describes the principles and ceremonies associated with them.
Book description: Details the events that occurred when Mount Vesuvius erupted and buried Pompeii in 79 A.D., focusing on how this information was deduced from the skeletons found by archaeologists at the site.
Book description: The story of the only rock we eat, including its origin, the other discoveries made because of it, and tales of salt and the people who have been involved with it through the ages.
Book description: Examines the events and effects of the American Civil War.
Book description: Presents recent archaeological findings about the first people to settle the Americas, how they got here, and from what continent they came.
Book description: Examines the archaeological evidence that various explorers such as the Vikings and the Chinese came to America long before Columbus.