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Dorling Kindersley Vision

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Most widely held works by Dorling Kindersley Vision
Ocean by Eyewitness( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 1,467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover the ancient myths that surround our oceans and the modern science behind them
Arctic & Antarctic by Eyewitness( Visual )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the general ecology and animal life of the two polar regions and to their place in human history
Mammal by Eyewitness( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals the most amazing facts and folklore about our favorite furry animals. Towering or tiny, ferocious or friendly, mammals trot, hop, swim, and soar. Meet the creatures that make up this huge and varied family
Pond & river by Eyewitness( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the biological life of rivers and ponds and their influence on the history of human beings
Skeleton by George Cruikshank( Visual )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 1,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes you beneath the surface to reveal the hidden secrets of an incredible variety of skeletal structures, none more complex than our own. A symbol of our deepest fears, a miracle of engineering--see the skeleton as never before
Prehistoric life by Edward Ortleb( Visual )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 1,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program explores Earth's age, uncovers fossils and traces evolution through the geological time periods. It also examines continental drift, studies cockroaches, early communication, and the role of mass extinctions throughout history
Plant by Eyewitness( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 1,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at how plants have adapted to different environments and at various ways they are germinated and spread their seeds or spores
Dinosaur by Mary Frank( Visual )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Students will gain an understanding of the Jurassic and Mesozoic era through study of paleontology, dinosaur entomology, theories of extinction and dinosaur physiology
Planets by Gustav Holst( Visual )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journey through space and time, witnessing the birth of the sun and traveling to the outer limits of the solar system
Monster by Dorling Kindersley Vision( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why do some animals give us the creeps? Takes a journey through fact and fantasy, coming face to face with deadly spiders, scorpions and ferocious crocodiles. Meet terrifying monsters from myth and legend and discover which real creatures may have inspired the creation of these mythical beasts. Followed by a short programme which looks behind the scenes at the making of Monster. Suggested audience: primary, intermediate, secondary, general
Volcano by Tommy Lee Jones( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about the forces inside the Earth that cause volcanoes to erupt and earthquakes to shake the landscape
Insect by Emma Peddie( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zoom in on a world of creatures that are industrious, sociable, and environmentally useful, but that are nevertheless avoided and ignored. Safely examine the wonders of the insect through macrophotography and startling 3-D graphics that reveal the true importance of these amazing life forms
Human machine( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at one of the world's most complex machines, capable of laughing, crying, and even reproducing itself
Desert by Eyewitness( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and French and held by 938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the geographical history of deserts, their animal life and their importance for human culture
Shark( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes you down into the murky world of sharks and their relatives, reveals what motivates these fascinating creatures, and dispels some myths about their behavior. Discover a shark that can fit in your hand and a shark that eats only plankton--and learn that not all sharks are killing machines
Bird by Dorling Kindersley Vision( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exciting journey from the bird's distant dinosaur past to its present astonishing variety
Natural disasters by Dorling Kindersley Limited( Visual )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the forces that shape the planet and the lives of its inhabitants. Rare footage captures the violence of natural disasters, from hurricanes to volcanoes
Fish( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes you deep into the waters of the world to discover some of the most exotic creatures in nature. Take the plunge from dazzling coral reefs to the darkest depths to meet fish--a vast and varied group of animals
Rainforest (Jungle)( Visual )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experience the sites and sounds of the jungle as you journey through the rainforests of the world. Students will learn about pollination, propagation and photosynthesis and meet diverse creatures that inhabit these regions
Human machine (Bodyzone)( Visual )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of an 8-part series of adventures in a virtual science museum. This segment investigates the most complex machine of all-- the human body. Discusses what it requires for survival and describes its intricate systems. Shows how a network of signals enables us to breathe, see, hear and digest food. Examines circulation. Looks at the function of organs and cells. Shows how the brain organizes its information
 
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Dorling Kindersley vision Ltd

Languages
English (165)

French (2)