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How Does a Network Work?

Matt Anniss
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Matt Anniss
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How Does Wifi Work?

Matt Anniss
Authors:
Matt Anniss

WiFi has made our communication technology truly mobile. Today, we can check our emails or log on to an Internet site at a café, train station or an airport - anywhere, infact, where WiFi is available. Learn how the world became wireless and how that changed both the way we work and the way we have fun. Find out more about how WiFi works and how this high-tech science has brought freedom to your world.High-Tech Science is a series of four books that look at the revolutionary, cutting-edge science that we rely on to run our lives and keep our modern world working. Closely linked to the Science and Design and Technology curriculums!

Franklin Watts

Jane Goodall and Mary Leaky

Matt Anniss
Authors:
Matt Anniss

Mary Leakey was an archaeologist who specialised in searching for remains of early humans. Jane Goodall is a researcher who has devoted her life to studying the behaviour of chimpanzees, the ape thought to be man's closest living relative. Over the course of 50 years, Mary and Jane's discoveries have revolutionised the way that people think about evolution, increased scientists' understanding of man's earliest ancestors and proved that humans and apes are not so different after all. This book explores the life and work of these two remarkable people.How have some of the most successful scientific pairings in history changed the advancement of science and led to discoveries that might never otherwise have been made? Dynamic Duos of Science explores the fascinating scientific partnerships between some of the world's leading scientists. From Darwin and Wallace to Einstein and Eddington, without these 'dynamic pairings' some of the most spectacular discoveries and critical theories in the history of science might never have been made. An informative series for children aged 9+.

Franklin Watts

James Watson and Francis Crick

Matt Anniss
Authors:
Matt Anniss

James Watson and Francis Crick takes a look at this most dynamic of scientific duos - the two men who unlocked the secret of all life. The book explores the childhood and early work of both scientists, how they came tomeet and work together in Cambridge, their fascinating exploration of genetics, and their race to crack the 'DNA code'.How have some of the most successful scientific pairings in history changed the advancement of science and led to discoveries that might never otherwise have been made? Dynamic Duos explores the fascinating scientific partnerships between some of the world's leading scientists. From Darwin and Wallace to Einstein and Eddington, without these 'dynamic pairings' some of the most spectacular discoveries and critical theories in the history of science might never have been made. An informative series for children aged 9+.

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Top Jobs: Being a DJ

Matt Anniss, Lisa Regan
Authors:
Matt Anniss, Lisa Regan

Featuring internationally acclaimed DJs such as David Guetta, Felix Da Housecat and The Chemical Brothers as well as turntablists such as Grandmaster Flash, this title takes a look at all facets of professional DJ-ing. It covers music genres from house, techno and drum and bass to hip-hop, reggae and dubstep, and looks at what it's like to be a professional DJ.The Radar series delivers streetwise, hot-topic reads for kids aged 9+. With bold, fresh design and topics that have bags of kid-appeal, Radar will encourage children to read - and keep reading!

Franklin Watts

Living Forever: The Pharmaceutical Industry

Matt Anniss
Authors:
Matt Anniss

Living Forever delves into the world of pharmaceuticals to discover how companies are making billions by keeping people healthy. Find out how pharmaceuticals make money from treatments, the lengths they go to in order to find and develop new drugs and how an ever-ageing population means that business will continue to boom for this supergiant industry.Discover the world's biggest money-making industries and the secrets of their success in Big-time Business. From the pharmaceutical industry and entertainment world through to the business of beauty, banking, social networking and energy, find out why these enterprising worlds have a grip on the global economy and are considered the biggest money-generators on the planet. A high-interest exploration of the business world for 9+ readers.

Franklin Watts

World Economy: What's the Future?

Matt Anniss
Authors:
Matt Anniss

World Economy delves into the complexities of the global economy, exploring how our interlinked economies ensure full global trade but also expose each country to greater risk if the economy in one part of the world collapses. The book offers expert opinion about the advantages and risks of a global economy, examining the causes and outcomes of recent and historic economic disasters.Is our planet's population out of control? What is the future of the global economy? Are we playing God with genetic modification? How secure is the global positioning system and who is tracking you? In Ask the Experts discover some of the most topical issues facing people today and read expert opinions on each subject. Once you have 'asked the experts', become an expert yourself and use the knowledge you have learned to make up your own mind about our future. An investigative series for children aged 9+.

Franklin Watts

Planet Under Pressure: Too Many People on Earth?

Matt Anniss
Authors:
Matt Anniss
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Start a Band!

Matt Anniss
Authors:
Matt Anniss
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Make a Podcast!

Matt Anniss
Authors:
Matt Anniss

Got something interesting to say? Find out what it takes to make a podcast with this brilliant book. Packed with Hints, skills and tips to get you noticed, this book will help you to focus all of that creative energy!A brilliant guide for people who want to get their message out there. What will your podcast be about? Is it informative about something your passionate about, a story that you want to tell in bite-sized instalments, or is it pure entertainment to make people laugh? Whatever you have to say this book will take you through the steps You'll need to make your podcast and hopefully get yourself noticed!Find Your Talent is an exciting resource of six books for young teenagers who might need a bit of help breaking into some competitive and creative industries. Hints, tips and inside scoops encourages them to experiment and will help them to refine their techniques.

Franklin Watts

Start a Blog!

Matt Anniss
Authors:
Matt Anniss

Got something interesting to say? Find out how to make your blogging voice stand out from the crowd with this brilliant book. Packed with hints, skills and tips to get you noticed, this book will help you to focus all of that creative energy!A brilliant guide for people who want to get their message out there. What will your blog be about? Is it informative on something your passionate about, an online diary of your thoughts, or is it pure entertainment to make people laugh? Whatever you have to say this book will take you through the steps you'll need to create a blog and hopefully get yourself noticed!Find Your Talent is an exciting resource of six books for young teenagers who might need a bit of help breaking into some competitive and creative industries. Hints, tips and inside scoops encourages them to experiment and will help them to refine their techniques.

Franklin Watts

The Story of Pop Music

Matt Anniss
Authors:
Matt Anniss

From the music halls of the 1920s to the everchanging hottest pop stars of today, this book tells you how pop music has evolved, influenced and been influenced by other musical genres. Elvis Presley, the Beatles, motown stars of the 1960s, Michael Jackson, Madonna and the huge synth pop of the 1980s and modern artists like Justin Bieber, Psy and Rihanna all feature in this brilliant journey through musical history.The Story of Dance Music and Electronica is part of the series, Pop Histories, which takes a similarly detailed look at other popular musical genres.

Franklin Watts

The Story of Rock Music

Matt Anniss
Authors:
Matt Anniss

From its roots in the blues sound of black American jazz in the 1930s to the stadium-rocking megastars of today. This book tells you how rock music has evolved, been influenced by and influenced other musical genres. The invention of the electric guitar in the 1930s was a turning point for music. It opened up genres such as jazz and country music and helped them evolve into an edgier, rockier sound. Featuring the Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, glam rock stars like David Bowie and Mark Bolan, the legendary Led Zeppelin and the stadium rockers of the 1980s and 90s, right through to modern rock stars like the Queens of the Stone Age and Jack White, they all feature in this brilliant journey through musical history.The Story of Dance Music and Electronica is part of the series, Pop Histories, which takes a similarly detailed look at other popular musical genres.

Franklin Watts

The Story of Punk and Indie

Matt Anniss
Authors:
Matt Anniss

From punk and indie's roots to today's mega-stars of the industry, The Story of Hip-Hop takes a detailed look at how musicians in the 1970s moved away from the safe world of pop and rock and exploded onto the scene with their anarchic style, political lyrics and attention-grabbing stage antics. Read about the Ramones, Greenday, the Clash and the evolution of punk into indie music where bands such as the Cure, Blondie and Nirvana rocked the charts.The Story of Punk and Indie is part of the series Pop Histories which takes a similarly detailed look at other popular musical genres.

Franklin Watts

The Story of Dance Music and Electronica

Matt Anniss
Authors:
Matt Anniss
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The Story of Hip-Hop

Matt Anniss
Authors:
Matt Anniss

From hip-hop's block party roots to today's mega-stars of the industry The Story of Hip-Hop takes a detailed look at how cretive musicians ripped up existing music and turned it into something new. Emerging rappers realised that this music was the perfect backing to enhance their lyrics and so hip-hop was born. Tracing hip-hop through to the present day this book will tell you how it has influenced thousands of artists and crossed over many musical genres to become a global urban sound.The Story of Hip-Hop is part of the series Pop Histories which takes a similarly detailed look at other popular musical genres.

Franklin Watts

The Story of Soul and R&B

Matt Anniss
Authors:
Matt Anniss