Follow the five professors as they work together to deliver 40 demonstrations – each one accompanied by a guided activity for you to try at home – to help you to understand the basic principles of art, including composition, colour, line, shape and perspective.

Meet some of history’s most famous and interesting characters in this book that visits key moments of the past from around the world. When young Augustus falls asleep in history class, Professor Tempo decides to teach him a lesson and show him that history isn’t boring at all!

She hands him a magic diary, all he needs to do is write the time and place to travel there. Together they head out on a exciting tour of history through the ages to meet some of the world’s finest explorers, inventors, leaders, writers, composers and painters, including Albert Einstein, Mozart, Louis XIV, Shakespeare, Leonardo Da Vinci, Christopher Columbus Genghis Khan, Emperor Titus in Rome, athletes at the very first Olympic Games, Tutankhamen in Egypt and even Palaeolithic man as he discovers fire.

Each double page spread introduces a different time and place, with an introduction from Augustus which explains the sights and sounds, and captions from the Professor which provide key facts. A character index at the rear gives a short biography of all the historical characters covered, and a timeline helps to better understand the different time periods covered.

 

Explore seven continent maps, packed with hundred of activities and challenges to inspire armchair travellers of any age. Whether you’re visiting the penguins of Antarctica, joining the Carnival in Brazil or a canoe safari down the Zambezi River, this book brings together epic adventures from the remotest corners of the globe and discoveries to made on your own doorstep.

Follow one boy and one girl as they travel to over 30 destinations and discover hundreds of things to spot and facts to learn on every page.