Reference

Top 10 of Everything 2016

Author: Paul Terry

Publisher: Firefly Books

ISBN:

Category: Reference

Page: 320

View: 687

Praise for Top 10 of Everything 2015: "Plenty to entertain, if not educate... The sheer busyness of the design--there is not one spare micron of space for eyes to rest on--will endear the book to readers with short attention spans... For fans of the form, this compendium has plenty of juice." --Kirkus Reviews The most dynamic reference book around is back bigger and better than ever. Packed full of amazing new lists, facts and stats, the newest Top 10 of Everything continues to amaze and inform. As always, it takes a fresh look at the universe, discovering new wondrous and jaw-dropping facts about machines, animals, sports, music, space, epic structures and more. A range of visual features provide exciting ways for readers to engage with facts, including graphs and charts that explain data clearly and easily, and snapshot lists that break down details into boxes for quick- glance reading. Every page is packed full of colorful graphics that engage and inform. By taking a comprehensive look at an incredible range of subjects, there's certain to be something to amuse and interest any reader. The Top Ten of Everything series has sold over 2 million copies worldwide. Building on the success of previous books in the Top 10 of Everything series, this volume is updated for 2016 with red-hot new facts and stats.
Reference

Top 10 of Everything 2016

Author: Paul Terry

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN:

Category: Reference

Page: 320

View: 604

The most visually dynamic book of facts and figures around, Top 10 of Everything continues to amaze and inform. This new edition takes a fresh look at the universe, revealing jaw-dropping facts about machines, animals, sports, music, space, epic structures and more. A range of visual features provide exciting ways for readers to engage with facts - including graphs and charts that explain data clearly and easily, and snapshot lists that break down details into boxouts. Every page is packed full of colourful graphics, and by taking a comprehensive look at an incredible range of subjects, there's certain to be something to amuse and interest any reader.
Reference

Top 10 of Everything 2019

Author: Paul Terry

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN:

Category: Reference

Page: 304

View: 194

Ever wanted to know the size of the biggest shark? Ever thought where in the world the tallest rollercoaster is? Or wondered astronaut has spent the most time in space? If so, this is the book for you! Top 10 of Everything 2019 is divided into genres including Animal Kingdom, Sport, Forces of Nature, Video Games and Mechanical Creations, and includes lists, charts and tables to break down the details of each amazing fact. Packed full of photographs, charts, graphs and incredible information, this is the perfect book for anyone with a curious mind and an insatiable appetite for facts, stats and trivia. Loved by kids and adults alike, it's the perfect stocking filler for this Christmas!
Reference

Top 10 of Everything 2018

Author: Paul Terry

Publisher: Hamlyn

ISBN:

Category: Reference

Page: 304

View: 707

For over 27 years, Top 10s have been delighting readers with fascinating lists and mindboggling facts. Ever wondered in which country you would find the fastest roller-coaster in the world? Or wanted to know the terrifying size of the biggest shark known to man? Ever wondered who could be the biggest selling musical artist of all time? This is the book for you. Top 10 of Everything 2018 is divided into genres including Epic Structures, Outer Space, Forces of Nature and Humankind, and includes lists, charts and tables to break down the details of each amazing fact. Packed full of photographs and incredible information, this is the perfect book for anyone with a curious mind and an insatiable appetite for facts, stats and trivia.
Reference

Top 10 of Everything 2018

Author: Paul Terry

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN:

Category: Reference

Page: 304

View: 100

For over 27 years, Top 10s have been delighting readers with fascinating lists and mindboggling facts. Ever wondered in which country you would find the fastest roller-coaster in the world? Or wanted to know the terrifying size of the biggest shark known to man? Ever wondered who could be the biggest selling musical artist of all time? This is the book for you. Top 10 of Everything 2018 is divided into genres including Epic Structures, Outer Space, Forces of Nature and Humankind, and includes lists, charts and tables to break down the details of each amazing fact. Packed full of photographs and incredible information, this is the perfect book for anyone with a curious mind and an insatiable appetite for facts, stats and trivia.
Sports & Recreation

Match of the Day: Top 10 of Everything

Author: Gary Lineker

Publisher: Random House

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 416

View: 306

Football isn't life or death - it's much more serious than that... Which players will the fans never forget? Who are the Premier League's best buys? Who were the best link ups in history? Who is the biggest tough guy, Vinnie Jones or Stuart Pearce? In Match of the Day Top 10 of Everything, Gary Lineker, Alan Shearer and Micah Richards bring all of the charm, wit and punditry of their hit BBC Sounds podcast onto the page, arguing the toss over their favourite strikers, Premier League managers, shock transfers, cult heroes, hard men, FA Cup Finals, and much, much more. This brilliant collection goes deeper into some of the topics from the podcast and offers a huge dose of new lists exclusive to the book. It's the ultimate gift for the football fan on your list. The question is...will you agree with their picks?
Travel

DK Eyewitness Top 10 Scotland

Author: DK Eyewitness

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 160

View: 350

Beautiful, enchanting and wild - windswept moors, shimmering lochs and breathtakingly beautiful glens have imbued Scotland with a rugged and untamed romanticism, while its cosmopolitan cities and rich literary heritage give the country a captivating cultural legacy. Your DK Eyewitness Top 10 travel e-guide ensures you'll find your way around Scotland with absolute ease. Our newly updated Top 10 travel e-guide breaks down the best of Scotland into helpful lists of ten - from our own selected highlights to the best castles, lochs, epic journeys, places to shop, eat, and, of course, sample a "wee dram" of Whisky. You'll discover: - Eleven easy-to-follow itineraries, perfect for a day trip, a weekend, or a week - Detailed Top 10 lists of Scotland's must-sees, including comprehensive descriptions of the Edinburgh Castle, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow, the Isle of Skye, Glen Coe, and Loch Ness and the Great Glen. - Scotland's most interesting areas, with the best places for shopping, going out and sightseeing - Inspiration for different things to enjoy during your trip - including family activities and things to do for free - Practical advice: get ready, get around, and stay safe DK Eyewitness Top 10s are the UK's favourite pocket guides and have been helping travellers to make the most of their breaks since 2002. Looking for more on Scotland's culture, history and attractions? Try our DK Eyewitness Scotland.
Travel

DK Eyewitness Top 10 Cornwall and Devon

Author: DK Eyewitness

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 128

View: 170

An intensely picturesque and idyllic corner of England - Cornwall and Devon encompass a landscape layered with beautiful moorland, quaint villages, white-sand beaches, and ruined castles. Your DK Eyewitness Top 10 travel guide ensures you'll find your way around Cornwall and Devon with absolute ease. Our newly updated Top 10 travel guide breaks down the best of Cornwall and Devon into helpful lists of ten - from our own selected highlights to the best museums, pubs, places to eat, shops and festivals. You'll discover: - Seven easy-to-follow itineraries, perfect for a day-trip, a weekend, or a week - Detailed Top 10 lists of Cornwall and Devon's must-sees, including detailed descriptions of Lanhydrock, the Eden Project, Dartmoor, Falmouth and the Fal estuary, Exeter, the Isles of Scilly, Porthcurno and the Minack Theatre, St Ives, Penzance and St Michael's Mount and Padstow - Cornwall and Devon's most interesting areas, with the best places for shopping, dining, and sightseeing - Inspiration for different things to enjoy during your trip - including children's activities and things to do for free - A laminated pull-out map of Cornwall and Devon, plus five colour area maps - Streetsmart advice: get ready, get around, and stay safe - A lightweight format perfect for your pocket or bag when you're on the move DK Eyewitness Top 10s are the UK's favourite pocket guides and have been helping travellers to make the most of their breaks since 2002. Looking for more on Devon and Cornwall's culture, history and attractions? Try our DK Eyewitness England's South Coast and DK Eyewitness Great Britain.
Travel

Top 10 Washington, DC

Author: DK Eyewitness

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 144

View: 775

An unbeatable, pocket-sized guide to Washington, DC includes insider tips and ideas, colour maps, top 10 lists - all designed to help you see the very best of America's capital city. Take a stroll past the iconic White House, immerse yourself in the fascinating Smithsonian museums on the Mall, visit some of America's most cherished burial sites at Arlington National Cemetery, or step back in time at Mount Vernon. From Top 10 historic homes and buildings to the Top 10 sights off the beaten path, discover the best places to visit in Washington, DC with this easy-to-use travel guide. Inside Top 10 Washington, DC: - Seven easy-to-follow itineraries, perfect for a day trip, a weekend, or a week - Top 10 lists showcase the best Washington attractions with detailed information and inspiring photography, covering the United States Capitol, the National Air and Space Museum, the White House, the National Zoological Park, and many more - Six colour neighbourhood maps - In-depth neighbourhood guides explore Washington, DC's most interesting areas, with the best places for shopping, going out and sightseeing - Colour-coded chapters divided by area make it easy to find information quickly and plan your day - Essential travel tips including our expert choices of where to stay, eat, shop and sightsee, plus useful transport, visa and health information - Colour maps help you navigate with ease - Covers around Capitol Hill, the Mall and Federal Triangle, Penn Quarter, the White House and Foggy Bottom, Georgetown, Beyond the City Centre, and more Staying for longer and looking for a more comprehensive guide to Washington, DC? Try DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Washington, DC or DK Eyewitness Travel Guide USA. About DK Eyewitness Travel: DK's Top 10 guides take the work out of planning a short trip, with easy-to-read maps, tips, and tours to inform and enrich your weekend trip or cultural break. DK is the world's leading illustrated reference publisher, producing beautifully designed books for adults and children in over 120 countries.
Science

Money and Finance After the Crisis

Author: Brett Christophers

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 272

View: 398

Money and Finance After the Crisis provides a critical multi-disciplinary perspective on the post-crisis financial world in all its complexity, dynamism and unpredictability. Contributions illuminate the diversity of ways in which money and finance continue to shape global political economy and society. A multidisciplinary collection of essays that study the geographies of money and finance that have unfolded in the wake of the financial crisis Contributions discuss a wide range of contemporary social formations, including the complexities of modern debt-driven financial markets Chapters critically explore proliferating forms and spaces of financial power, from the realms of orthodox finance capital to biodiversity conservation Contributions demonstrate the centrality of money and finance to contemporary capitalism and its political and cultural economies
Travel

DK Eyewitness Top 10 Washington, DC

Author: DK Eyewitness

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 144

View: 198

An unbeatable e-guide to Washington, DC, includes insider tips and ideas, colour maps, top 10 lists - all designed to help you see the very best of Washington, DC. Admire the frescoes and art collection at the 200-year-old United States Capitol, stroll past the elegant Neo-Classical White House, marvel at the exhibits at the National Air and Space Museum, drop by the graceful Mount Vernon mansion on the banks of the Potomac River, or step into George Washington's Distillery for a look at the most successful business venture of the first president. From Top 10 art galleries to Top 10 things to do for free - discover the best of Washington, DC with this easy-to-use travel guide. Inside Top 10 Washington, DC: - Eight easy-to-follow itineraries, perfect for a day trip, a weekend, or a week - Top 10 lists showcase the best attractions in Washington, DC, covering the United States Capitol, the White House, the National Zoological Park, Mount Vernon and more - In-depth area guides explore Washington, DC's most interesting neighbourhoods, with the best places for shopping, going out, and sightseeing - Colour-coded chapters divided by area make it easy to find information quickly and plan your day - Essential travel tips including our expert choices of where to stay, eat, shop, and sightsee, plus useful transport, visa, and health information - Colour maps help you navigate with ease - Covers Capitol Hill, The Mall and Federal Triangle, Penn Quarter, The White House and Foggy Bottom, Georgetown, and sights beyond the city centre. Staying for longer and looking for a more comprehensive guide to Washington, DC? Try our DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Washington, DC. About DK Eyewitness Travel: DK's Top 10 guides take the work out of planning a short trip, with easy-to-read maps, tips, and tours to inform and enrich your weekend trip or cultural break. DK is the world's leading illustrated reference publisher, producing beautifully designed books for adults and children in over 120 countries.
Travel

DK Eyewitness Top 10 Valencia

Author: DK Eyewitness

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 144

View: 443

Richly diverse and dynamic, Valencia has Modernista masterpieces and medieval backstreets, high-end fashion boutiques and quirky vintage shops, glorious green spaces and incredible city beaches, not to forget its mouthwatering cuisine and vibrant nightlife. Your DK Eyewitness Top 10 travel guide ensures you'll find your way around Valencia with absolute ease. Our newly updated Top 10 travel guide breaks down the best of Valencia into helpful lists of ten - from our own selected highlights to the best museums, places to eat, shops and festivals. You'll discover: -Eight easy-to-follow itineraries, perfect for a day-trip, a weekend, or a week -Detailed Top 10 lists of Valencia's must-sees, including detailed descriptions of Barrio del Carmen, La Catedral, Mercado Central, La Lonja de la Seda, Jardín del Turia, Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, Museo de Bellas Artes, Las Fallas, Parque Natural de la Albufera and Xàtiva -Valencia's most interesting areas, with the best places for shopping, going out, and sightseeing -Inspiration for different things to enjoy during your trip - including children's attractions, things to do for free and hidden gems off the beaten path -A laminated pull-out map of Valencia, plus six colour area maps -Streetsmart advice: get ready, get around, and stay safe -A lightweight format perfect for your pocket or bag when you're on the move DK Eyewitness Top 10s are the UK's favourite pocket guides and have been helping travellers to make the most of their breaks since 2002. Looking for more on Valencia's culture, history and attractions? Try our DK Eyewitness Spain.
Travel

DK Eyewitness Top 10 Cuba

Author: DK Eyewitness

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 144

View: 723

Cuba is a magnificently diverse island brimming with stunning beaches, lush valleys, beautifully preserved colonial-era buildings and classic cars. Your DK Eyewitness Top 10 travel guide ensures you'll find your way around Cuba with absolute ease. Our newly updated Top 10 travel guide breaks down the best of Cuba into helpful lists of ten - from our own selected highlights to the best museums and galleries, places to eat, shops and cultural experiences. You'll discover: - Seven easy-to-follow itineraries, perfect for a two day or week-long trip - Detailed Top 10 lists of Cuba's must-sees, including detailed descriptions of la Habana Vieja and Modern Havana, Cordillera de Guaniguanico, the Zapata Peninsula, Trinidad, Jardines del Rey, Camagüey, Holguín, Santiago de Cuba and Baracoa - Cuba's most interesting areas, with the best places for shopping, sightseeing and sampling cigars - Inspiration for different things to enjoy during your trip - including family activities, festivals and national holidays as well as things to do for free - A laminated pull-out map of Cuba featuring a city map of Havana, plus five colour neighbourhood maps - Streetsmart advice: get ready, get around and stay safe - A lightweight format perfect for your pocket or bag when you're on the move DK Eyewitness Top 10s are the UK's favourite pocket guides and have been helping travellers to make the most of their breaks since 2002. Looking for more on Cuba's culture, history and attractions? Try our DK Eyewitness Cuba or DK Eyewitness Caribbean.
Travel

DK Eyewitness Top 10 Cape Town and the Winelands

Author: DK Eyewitness

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 128

View: 478

Vine-covered slopes, rugged peaks, gorgeous beaches, colonies of penguins and the culture and cosmopolitanism of one of Africa's most vibrant cities - welcome to Cape Town and the Winelands. Your DK Eyewitness Top 10 travel guide ensures you'll find your way around Cape Town and the Winelands with absolute ease. Our newly updated Top 10 travel guide breaks down the best of Cape Town and the Winelands into helpful lists of ten - from our own selected highlights to the best parks and reserves, places to eat, shops and festivals. You'll discover: -Six easy-to-follow itineraries, perfect for a day-trip, a weekend, or a week -Detailed Top 10 lists of Cape Town and the Winelands' must-sees, including detailed descriptions of Company's Garden, V&A Waterfront and Robben Island, District Six Museum, the Castle of Good Hope, Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Groot Constantia Wine Estate, Simon's Town and Boulders Beach, the Cape of Good Hope and Stellenbosch -Cape Town's most interesting areas, with the best places for shopping, dining and sightseeing -Inspiration for different things to enjoy during your trip - including children's attractions and things to do for free -A laminated pull-out map of Cape Town and the Winelands, plus four colour area maps -Streetsmart advice: get ready, get around, and stay safe -A lightweight format perfect for your pocket or bag when you're on the move DK Eyewitness Top 10s are the UK's favourite pocket guides and have been helping travellers to make the most of their breaks since 2002. Looking for more on Cape Town and the Winelands' culture, history and attractions? Try our DK Eyewitness South Africa.
Travel

DK Eyewitness Top 10 Dublin

Author: DK Eyewitness

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 144

View: 801

A lively, vibrant and at times boisterous city, Dublin boasts a stunning array of Georgian architecture, world-class museums and galleries, the beautiful quadrangles of historic Trinity College, as well as plenty of cozy pubs to linger inside over a pint of Guinness. Your DK Eyewitness Top 10 travel guide ensures you'll find your way around Dublin with absolute ease. Our newly updated Top 10 travel guide breaks down the best of Dublin into helpful lists of ten - from our own selected highlights to the best historic buildings and monuments, places to eat, performing arts venues and, of course, pubs. You'll discover: -Five easy-to-follow itineraries, perfect for a day-trip, a weekend, or a week -Detailed Top 10 lists of Dublin's must-sees, including detailed descriptions of Trinity College, the National Museum of Ireland, the National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin Castle, Temple Bar, Christ Church Cathedral, St Patrick's Cathedral, Guinness Storehouse, Kilmainham Gaol and Hospital and Phoenix Park -Dublin's most interesting areas, with the best places for shopping, dining, and sightseeing -Inspiration for different things to enjoy during your trip - including children's activities and things to do for free -A laminated pull-out map of Dublin, plus ten colour area maps -Streetsmart advice: get ready, get around, and stay safe -A lightweight format perfect for your pocket or bag when you're on the move DK Eyewitness Top 10s are the UK's favourite pocket guides and have been helping travellers to make the most of their breaks since 2002. Looking for more on Dublin's culture, history and attractions? Try our DK Eyewitness Ireland.
Reference

Top 10 of Everything 2003

Author: Russell Ash

Publisher: Dk Pub

ISBN:

Category: Reference

Page: 288

View: 724

Features more than one thousand separate lists that cover a broad range of subjects, including Culture & Learning, Sports, the Universe & the Earth, the Human World, and Town & Country
Travel

DK Eyewitness Top 10 New England

Author: DK Eyewitness

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 160

View: 296

With its stunning coastline, mountain wilderness, historic cities, charming seaside towns and famously fresh lobster, New England packs a serious punch. Your DK Eyewitness Top 10 travel guide ensures you'll find your way around New England with absolute ease. Our newly updated Top 10 travel guide breaks down the best of New England into helpful lists of ten - from our own selected highlights to the best museums and historic sites, places to eat, shops and events. You'll discover: -Eight easy-to-follow itineraries, perfect for a day-trip, a weekend, or a week -Detailed Top 10 lists of New England's must-sees, including detailed breakdowns of historic Boston, Mount Desert Island, Cape Cod, Newport, the White Mountains, the Litchfield Hills, the Green Mountains, Portland and Casco Bay, the Lakes Region and the Berkshires -New England's most interesting areas, with the best places for shopping, going out, and sightseeing -Inspiration for different things to enjoy during your trip - including children's activities and things to do for free -A free laminated pull-out map of New England featuring a Boston city and subway map, plus six colour state maps -Streetsmart advice: get ready, get around, and stay safe -A lightweight format perfect for your pocket or bag when you're on the move DK Eyewitness Top 10s are the UK's favourite pocket guides and have been helping travellers to make the most of their breaks since 2002. Staying for longer and looking for a more comprehensive guide? Try our DK Eyewitness New England or DK Eyewitness USA.
Travel

DK Eyewitness Top 10 New Orleans

Author: DK Eyewitness

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 128

View: 941

Lively, loud and exceptionally colourful, New Orleans is home to swinging jazz clubs, iconic streetcars, beautiful balconied houses, and a dynamic culture which reflects the city's unique history as a melting-pot of different cultures. Your DK Eyewitness Top 10 travel guide ensures you'll find your way around New Orleans with absolute ease. Our newly updated Top 10 travel guide breaks down the best of New Orleans into helpful lists of ten - from our own selected highlights to the best museums and galleries, places to eat, shops and festivals. You'll discover: -Seven easy-to-follow itineraries, perfect for a day-trip, a weekend, or a week -Detailed Top 10 lists of New Orleans' must-sees, including detailed descriptions of New Orleans Museum of Art, New -Orleans City Park, Audubon Zoo, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, Jackson Square, Royal Street, Bourbon Street, during Mardi Gras and on Canal Street -New Orleans' most interesting areas, with the best places for shopping, dining and sightseeing -Inspiration for different things to enjoy during your trip - including children's attractions and things to do for free -A laminated pull-out map of New Orleans, plus five colour area maps -Streetsmart advice: get ready, get around, and stay safe -A lightweight format perfect for your pocket or bag when you're on the move DK Eyewitness Top 10s are the UK's favourite pocket guides and have been helping travellers to make the most of their breaks since 2002. Looking for more on New Orleans' culture, history and attractions? Try our DK Eyewitness New Orleans or DK Eyewitness USA.
Travel

Top 10 St Petersburg

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 128

View: 723

Your Guide to the 10 Best of Everything in St Petersburg Discover the best of everything this city has to offer with the essential DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide St Petersburg. Top 10 lists showcase the best things to do in St Petersburg, from visiting the Hermitage to admiring the Church on Spilled Blood. Eight easy-to-follow itineraries explore the city's most interesting areas - from the extravagant Peterhof to the majestic Winter Palace - while reviews of the best hotels, bars and restaurants in St Petersburg will help you plan your perfect trip.
Travel

DK Eyewitness Top 10 St Petersburg

Author: DK Eyewitness

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 128

View: 336

Magnificent canals, elegant bridges and grand boulevards - St Petersburg is a gloriously grandiose city abounding with monumental palaces, breathtaking cathedrals, world-class museums and famous landmarks testament to Russia's revolutionary past. Your DK Eyewitness Top 10 travel guide ensures you'll find your way around the 'Venice of the North' with absolute ease. Our recently updated Top 10 travel guide breaks down the best of Russia into helpful lists of ten - from our own selected highlights to the best museums and galleries, places to eat, bars and shops. You'll discover: -Eight easy-to-follow itineraries, perfect for a day-trip, a weekend, or a week -Detailed Top 10 lists of St Petersburg's must-sees, including detailed breakdowns of the Nevskiy Prospekt, at the Hermitage, the Church on Spilled Blood, the Mariinskiy Theatre, the Russian Museum, the Peter and Paul Fortress, St Isaac's Cathedral, Peterhof, Tsarskoe Selo and Pavlovsk park and palace -St Petersburg's most interesting areas, with the best places for shopping, going out, and sightseeing -Inspiration for different things to enjoy during your trip - including children's activities, things to do for free and hidden gems off the beaten track -A free laminated pull-out map of St Petersburg and the St Petersburg metro, plus six colour neighbourhood maps -Streetsmart advice: get ready, get around, and stay safe -A lightweight format perfect for your pocket or bag when you're on the move DK Eyewitness Top 10s are the UK's favourite pocket guides and have been helping travellers to make the most of their breaks since 2002. Staying for longer and looking for a more comprehensive guide? Try our DK Eyewitness St Petersburg or DK Eyewitness Russia.