Discover the Awesome World, a bestselling Discovery Channel book, is bursting with jaw-dropping facts and out-of-this-world photos. Adults, teenagers and kids aged 9+ won't be able to put it down, fascinated from one amazing page to another. * Dramatic photos to bring the text to life for young learner. * Only features the most amazing information to keep kids interested from page to page. * Covers the key subjects of Earth, nature, science, technology, people and history in a fun, unique way. "This is a truly striking book, which promises hours and hours of fascinating reading - definitely a book to keep by you and to dip into and learn many fascinating things!" Parents in Touch Hundreds of mind-blowing photographs and thousands of astonishing facts showcase our incredible planet and everything on it. Discover the Awesome World gives core reference subjects an awe-inspiring twist. From Earth's majestic features and nature's great events to the amazing feats of risk takers and incredible archeological discoveries, the dramatic, action-packed text and dynamic design concepts provide a thrilling reading experience. Six amazing chapters inside Discover the Awesome World: * Earth's Wonders: Embark on an inspirational journey around Earth's extraordinary natural features. * Amazing Nature: Witness the must-see moments of spontaneous behaviour of animals in the wild. * Body Science: Take a top-to-toe tour of the human anatomy from amazing microscopic views to full-body X-rays. * Speed Machines: Experience the awesome power of acceleration as you hurtle through adrenaline-fuelled world of speed. * Thrill Seekers: Marvel at the amazing risks of daredevils pushing themselves to the limit. * Unearth History: Discover the marvellous mysteries and unknown histories of ancient artefacts and lost cities. Kids will love to discover the world with fun facts such as: * The Victoria Falls is about twice as wide and deep as the Niagara Falls. Its shimmering mist can be seen more than 12 mi (2 km) away. * In the 'Death Zone', above 26, ft (8, m), the air is so thin that no climber can survive for long. * In 1967, divers located a Greek city that sank beneath the waves about 3, years ago. Remains from the Pavlopetri site have been dated to between 28 and 12 BC.