This reissue of the Collins English Dictionary is the perfect reference for everyday use, including all the words and definitions you need. Language notes help you choose the right word and the easy-to-use layout helps you find what you're looking for quickly.
Roger Ackroyd knew too much. He knew that the woman he loved had poisoned her first husband and that someone had been blackmailing her. Now, tragically, came the news that she had taken her own life. But when Roger is found stabbed to death it seems only Poirot can help.
Marking the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong''s ''small step'' this beautiful book from Royal Museums Greenwich explores people''s fascination with our only natural satellite. Immerse yourself in contemporary essays and fascinating images wrapped in a sleek design. Edited by the museum''s curators, Melanie Vandenbrouck, Megan Barford, Louise Devoy and Richard Dunn, this book illuminates how art and science meet in our profound connection with the Moon. It features authors from a variety of disciplines, including cultural historians, curators, a scientist, a poet and a space law expert among others. Divided into four sections, the first, A Constant Companion , explores why we started to observe the Moon. Through the Lens reveals advancements in technology for observing details not visible with a naked eye. 50 years after man set foot on the moon, Destination Moon explores how the moon was represented before humankind''s first landing. The final section For All Mankind? reflects on how our relationship with our closest cosmic companion continues to evolve.
The unpopular games mistress is found, shot through the heart from point blank range. The school is thrown into chaos when the "cat" strikes again. Unfortunately, schoolgirl Julia Upjohn knows too much. In particular, she knows that without Hercule Poirot's help, she will be the next victim.
The home of trusted French dictionaries for everyday language learning. A unique guide to communicating in French. It will help you to find out more about French culture and to practise your spoken French with a free downloadable audio file. An ideal tool for learners of French at all levels, whether at school, in evening classes, or at home, and is indispensable for business or leisure. The text consists of 12 units, each illustrating the language used in a particular situation, followed by a summary which gives all the key phrases covered throughout the book. The One-stop phrase shop unit gives you all the everyday expressions and language structures you need to speak in natural French. Finally, the short grammar and verb supplement and the glossary give you further help and ensure that you have everything you need at your fingertips, and the free audio download helps you to communicate with confidence. - Easy to use: all the phrases you need in order to communicate effectively in natural French. - Easy to read: clear layout ensures that you find what you are looking for quickly and easily. - Easy to understand: thousands of examples show how French is really used.
Collins brings the Queen of Crime, Agatha Christie, to English language learners. Agatha Christie is the most widely published author of all time and in any language. Now Collins has adapted her famous detective novels for English language learners. These carefully adapted versions are shorter with the language targeted at upper-intermediate learners (CEF level B2). Each reader includes: - A reading of the adapted story with audio - Helpful notes on characters - Cultural and historical notes relevant to the plot - A glossary of the more difficult words After Richard Abernethie''s funeral, his will is read out to his family. His sister, Cora, shocks everyone by saying ''He was murdered, wasn''t he?'' When Cora is murdered in her bed the very next day, her extraordinary remark suddenly seems very important. Every member of the Abernethie family has something to gain from both murders. Hercule Poirot arrives to solve the mystery.
The home of trusted French dictionaries for everyday language learning. With 40,000 words and phrases and 60,000 translations packed into this Collins Gem French to English and English to French dictionary, you''ll have everything you need to know on the go. All the latest words reflecting changes in modern lifestyle are included in this small French dictionary, plus notes about life in French-speaking countries and top tips on commonly confused words. This is the perfect choice for travellers, students and business people. An essential, user-friendly travel Phrasefinder is included, along with a handy menu-reader ensuring you always get what you expect from a meal out. A clear layout, useful examples, and language and cultural notes makes this Collins French Gem dictionary ideal for school and a great companion to GCSE French. For more on French language usage, the Collins French Essential Dictionary (9780008270728) or the French Pocket Dictionary (9780008183622) are available for purchase.
While playing an erratic round of golf, Bobby Jones slices a ball over the edge of a cliff. His ball is lost, but on the rocks below he finds the crumpled body of a dying man. With his final breath the man opens his eyes and says, "Why didn't the ask Evans?"
From his seat, Poirot was ideally placed to observe his fellow air passengers. To his right sat a pretty young woman; ahead, a Countess with a cocaine habit; and across the gangway, a detective writer. What Poirot didn't realize was that in the seat behind was the lifeless body of a woman.
Pretty, young Anne came to London looking for adventure. In fact, adventure comes looking for her - and finds her immediately at Hyde Park Corner tube station. Anne is present on the platform when a thin man, reeking of mothballs, loses his balance and is electrocuted on the rails.
Following on from its hugely successful launch in 1999, Collins Bird Guide -- the ultimate reference book for bird enthusiasts -- now enters its second edition.
Baghdad is the chosen location for a secret summit of superpowers, concerned but not convinced, about the development of an, as yet, unidentified and undescribed secret weapon. Only one man has the proof that can confirm the nature of this fantastic secret weapon - a British agent named Carmichael.
For children aged 6 and over, this illustrated dictionary contains full sentence definitions and child-friendly example sentences as well as colourful illustrations and photographs, colour headwords and an A--Z on every page.
This is a pocket-sized guide to over 130 breeds of dog. Each entry includes a colour photograph and description of the breed with details on size, lifespan and identifying features, and notes on the breed's character and suitability as a pet.
Collins Easy Learning German Dictionary is an up-to-date, easy-reference dictionary with key GCSE curriculum words highlighted and a practical and fun supplement covering key vocabulary areas. It is the ideal dictionary for learners of German of all ages, but especially for those aiming for GCSE exam success.
The ultimate work of historical reference ''The Times Complete History of the World'' is the most comprehensive, authoritative and accessible work on world history available today. It has sold over 2.25 million copies and has been translated into 18 languages since its first publication in 1978. With a narrative scope covering the origins of humankind right through to the turmoil of the 21st century, this book is an unrivalled and breathtaking accomplishment.
With over 600 full-colour maps and charts on a wide range of historical subjects and representing the work of a team of world-class historians, this new edition continues a tradition of more than thirty years of excellence, style, authority and cutting-edge design.
With fully up-to-date text, including new material on the Middle East, China and Russia, this book, edited by leading modern historian Professor Richard Overy, is more compelling than ever.
Updates for the ninth edition include: - New spreads: China since 1976 The collapse of the Soviet Union and the creation of modern Russia The Arab World in transition - Substantially updated spread on Europe since 1991 - The most up-to-date research on human origins - Updated spreads on South and Southeast Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Central and North America. - Updated spread on the World in 21st Century - Updated introduction
Packed with amazing colourful maps, this amazing atlas will bring fun to all young explorers and adventurers. With over 150 reusable stickers the atlas is a perfect way to introduce the world of geography to young children.
The balanced mix of colourful maps, stickers and facts combine to make this atlas a fun activity book for 6-8 year olds.
With over 150 reusable stickers the atlas is a perfect way to introduce the world of geography to young children.
Maps show country boundaries and names are clear and uncluttered, making a base for the sticker activities.
A perfect combination of learning and fun.