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 (20 km) away. � In the 'Death Zone', above 26,000 ft (8,000 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 3,000 years ago. Remains from the Pavlopetri site have been dated to between 2800 and 1200 BC.