Instant satisfaction for your thirst for knowledge!
Add this book to bookshelf
Grey
Write a new comment Default profile 50px
Grey
Read online the first chapters of this book!
All characters reduced
The Grand Canyon Expedition - The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons - cover

The Grand Canyon Expedition - The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons

John Wesley Powell

Publisher: Gibbs Smith

  • 0
  • 1
  • 0

Summary

Join John Wesley Powell’s expedition to explore one of the 7 Wonders of the Natural World. Powell’s detailed descriptions of the rocks, plants, and animals seen in the Grand Canyon, the geography of the area, and mishaps along the trail allow readers to feel the thrill, the awe, and the humility of standing on the canyon’s edge.  

Other books that might interest you

  • Magic Kingdom Apple Tree - cover

    Magic Kingdom Apple Tree

    Zenith Publishing

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    “Magic Kingdom” is a rich mix of delightful tales and entertaining activities that make this magazine ideal for preschool children and children of primary school age. Your toddler will be fascinated by bright and colorful illustrations.Our magazine is specially designed for little hands and growing minds; it will inspire your kids to make their first attempts in reading, painting, drawing, writing. Also, it will encourage your child to play, imagine and explore with his friends. Beautifully illustrated fairy tales, interesting practical tasks, recipes to cook together with Mums, home workshops and board games give your children opportunity to enjoy time with parents, grandparents and loved ones.Welcome to the wonderful world of good and wise tales, where everyone can find a pretty princess and naughty king, dwarves and fire-breathing dragons, all-powerful wizards and brave princes.
     
    In this issue:
     
    Fairy tale “Apple tree”
     
    Smart little tasks for little ones
     
    In the backyard garden
     
    Little cookery experts. Cooking with Mom
     
    Playdough country. Miracle-summer
    Show book
  • Nice Work (If You Can Get It) - cover

    Nice Work (If You Can Get It)

    Celia Imrie

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    Witty and enchanting, the second novel from the well-loved actress and Sunday Times bestselling author of Not Quite Nice follows the hilarious exploits of retired expats in the South of France 
     
    Somewhere on the French Riviera, tucked between glitzy Monte Carlo and Cannes' red-carpets, lies the sleepy town of Bellevue-Sur-Mer. Sheltered from the glittering melee, it is home to many an expat – although it 
    hasn't proved as peaceful as expected. Now an enterprising band of retirees has resolved to show it's never too late to start afresh, and open a restaurant. 
     
    Snapping up a local property and throwing themselves into preparations, Theresa, Carol, William and Benjamin's plans are proceeding unnervingly well. But when Theresa encounters a mysterious intruder, she begins to wonder what secrets the building is concealing. 
     
    Meanwhile Sally, an actress who fled the stage to live in quiet anonymity, has decided not to be involved. She's far too busy anyway, shepherding around a gaggle of A-listers including a suave Russian with a super-yacht and a penchant for her company. 
     
    As the razzmatazz of Cannes Film Festival penetrates Bellevue-Sur-Mer, its inhabitants become entangled in a complex pattern of love triangles and conflicting business interests, and something starts to feel distinctly oeuf. Finding themselves knee-deep in suspicion and skulduggery, the restaurateurs realise they can no longer tell who's nasty … and who's nice.
    Show book
  • Insight Guides Australia (Travel Guide eBook) - cover

    Insight Guides Australia (Travel...

    Insight Guides

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    Insight Guide Australia is a comprehensive   full-colour guide to the culture, history and people of this ancient and   spectacular land. Our inspirational Best Of Australia section illustrates the   country's highlights, from the iconic Sydney Harbour and Melbourne's vibrant   music scene to majestic Uluru and beautiful Kakadu National Park - making   sure you don't miss anything.    Our unrivalled coverage of history, natural environment and culture provides   an essential introduction to Australia's heritage and contemporary life, to   complement the in-depth coverage of the arts, sporting activities and modern   culture. The informative text, written by regional experts, is a pleasure to   read and accompanied by stunning photography.    The lavish magazine-style features offer a unique insight into Aboriginal   art, surf culture, the Great Barrier Reef, and Australia's amazing endemic   flora and fauna.   All major sights are cross-referenced with the maps, and the travel tips   section provides a wealth of practical information on how to plan your trip.   About Insight Guides: Insight Guides has over 40 years' experience of   publishing high-quality, visual travel guides. We produce around 400   full-colour print guide books and maps as well as picture-packed eBooks to   meet different travellers' needs. Insight Guides' unique combination of   beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture together create   a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure. 
       'Insight Guides has spawned many imitators but is still the best of its   type.' - Wanderlust Magazine
    Show book
  • The Rose Garden - Short Stories - cover

    The Rose Garden - Short Stories

    Maeve Brennan

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    A literary event—twenty short stories by the late Maeve Brennan, one of The new Yorker's most admired writers. Five are set in the author's native Dublin, a city, like Joyce's, of paralyzed souls and unexpressed love. the others are set in and around her adopted Manhattan, which she once called "the capsized city—half-capsized, anyway, with the inhabitants hanging on, most of them still able to laugh as they cling to the island that is their life's predicament." Some of the stories are quietly tender, some ferociously satirical, some unique in their chilly emotional weather. All are Maeve Brennan at her incomparable best.
    Show book
  • How to Be a Cat - cover

    How to Be a Cat

    Lisa Swerling, Ralph Lazar

    • 1
    • 3
    • 0
    From the creative duo behind the bestselling Me Without You and Happiness Is... comes How to Be a Cat, a lighthearted illustrated guide to living life as a feline. Distinctive artwork and quirky captions confirm what we already know: cats actually rule the household. Ranging from simple truisms ("Look cute enough to attract cuddles") to perceptive observations ("Consider life a never-ending belly rub"), this charming ebook is a must-have for anyone who shares their life with a feline friend (or vice versa).
    Show book
  • Snapcat - The cats who love to snap (and chat) - cover

    Snapcat - The cats who love to...

    Rosie Ryder

    • 1
    • 1
    • 0
    Meet the cats who live in the moment
     
    So, you thought it was only humans who were hooked on Snapchat? We have the screengrabbed evidence to the contrary. Join the cats who snap, and discover the candid stories of their daily lives. These cool kitties have a lot to say, and whether it’s with a cheeky sticker or a sassy caption, they say it with style. You’ll see your fur-miliar friends through a whole new lens.
    Show book