Doctor Who: The Book of Whoniversal Records

Official Timey-Wimey Edition

Author: Simon Guerrier

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062681168

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 224

View: 7803

A fact-packed, full-color illustrated collection of records that celebrates the best, biggest and most memorable moments from the world of Doctor Who. Doctor Who: The Book of Whoniversal Records is a handy compilation of the greatest—and strangest—details from the brilliant, imaginative world of Doctor Who. Bursting with firsts and bests both human and alien, this expansive compendium has the answer to any and every question about the Doctor, his companions and adversaries, and his adventures through time and space. Discover a multi-universe of astounding facts, figures, and fun—from the biggest explosion in the universe to the first human to time-travel; from the longest fall through space to the shortest life-form that ever lived—inside this ultimate must-have reference. Filled with full-color images throughout, Doctor Who: The Book of Whoniversal Records is a must for every Doctor Who devotee everywhere . . . and everywhen. A Whovian twist on bestselling gift reference books such as The Guinness Book of World Records, Ripley’s Believe It Or Not, and Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know, this informative and entertaining digest features a cool graphic cover with special effects that reflects the Doctor Who aesthetic.
Posted in Performing Arts

Doctor Who: Myths and Legends

Author: Richard Dinnick

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1473530806

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

View: 4127

For thousands of years, epic stories have been passed down from Time Lord to student, generation to generation. The truth of these tales was lost millennia ago, but the myths and legends themselves are timeless. These are the most enduring of those tales. From the princess Manussa and her giant snake Mara, to the Vardon Horse of Xeriphin, these stories shed light on the universe around us and the beings from other worlds that we meet. Myths hold up a mirror to our past, present and future, explaining our culture, our history, our hopes and fears. A collection of epic adventures from the Time Lords’ mist-covered past, Myths and Legends is an unforgettable gallery of heroes and villains, gods and monsters.
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Doctor Who: The Women Who Lived

Amazing Tales for Future Time Lords

Author: Christel Dee,Simon Guerrier

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1473531624

Category: Reference

Page: 224

View: 3490

Meet the women who run the Whoniverse. From Sarah Jane Smith to Bill Potts, from Susan Foreman to the Thirteenth Doctor, women are the beating heart of Doctor Who. Whether they’re facing down Daleks or thwarting a Nestene invasion, these women don’t hang around waiting to be rescued – they roll their sleeves up and get stuck in. Scientists and soldiers, queens and canteen workers, they don’t let anything hold them back. Featuring historical women such as Agatha Christie and Queen Victoria alongside fan favourites like Rose Tyler and Missy, The Women Who Lived tells the stories of women throughout space and time. Beautifully illustrated by a team of all-female artists, this collection of inspirational tales celebrates the power of women to change the universe.
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Doctor Who: Dalek

The Astounding Untold History of the Greatest Enemies of the Universe

Author: George Mann,Justin Richards

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062681141

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 320

View: 9350

For the first time, the never-before-told history of the Doctor’s most dangerous enemy, the Daleks, from their genesis thousands of years ago to their conquest of the universe. Doctor Who: Dalek, is the one and only volume devoted solely to the history of the Doctor’s greatest enemy. The Daleks, with their watchword cry "Exterminate!", are a race of cyborg aliens single-mindedly determined to conquer the universe and end all life forms they consider inferior. First appearing on Doctor Who in 1963, the Daleks are among the show’s most popular villains. Reminiscent of human-sized pepper shakers, the external mechanical casing of the Dalek protects a soft, repulsive creature whose electronic voice is reduced to a squeak when outside of its shell. Doctor Who: Dalek chronicles the Daleks’ genesis through the Time War and their ongoing conquest of the universe. Here are never-before-told stories about these legendary creatures—including terrifying near-mythical adventures, startling visual recreations of secret conflicts, and more. Each story sheds new light on what has become the most feared alien race in the universe. With a foreword by showrunner Steven Moffat, full-color illustrations, concept art, cutaways, diagrams, comic strips and more, Doctor Who: Dalek is the ultimate celebration of all things Dalek and a must have for devoted Whovians of every age.
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Doctor Who Paper Dolls

Author: Simon Guerrier

Publisher: BBC Books

ISBN: 9781785942655

Category:

Page: 64

View: 2274

The Doctor has many facesa and many outfits! Take a romp through time and space with this fantastic collection of Doctor Who paper dolls. Hours of crafty, cosplay fun to be had, with 26 dolls - including all 12 Doctors and a range of companions and characters, from Rose and Donna to Missy and new companion Bill - and over 50 different outfits to change them into. Learn the secrets behind the costumes, with insights from the actors and producers, and find out how to take your own dress-up to the next level with cosplay tips from Doctor Who- The Fan Show's Christel Dee. Featuring some of the show's most iconic looks, Doctor Who Paper Dolls is fun, immersive and totally addictive.
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Doctor Who: 100 Illustrated Adventures

Author: N.A

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 1405933569

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 208

View: 7663

A brand new guide illustrated with over 100 pieces of original fan art, showcasing the best stories from 54 years of Doctor Who. Profiling 100 of the most beloved Doctor Who TV stories, this book is filled with essential information and original art drawn by fans themselves. From thousands of entries, the illustrations inside were chosen as winning pieces as part of an official Puffin Doctor Who fan art compeition held in early 2017. Spanning the First Doctor's era to the Twelfth, this stunning book is a must-have Christmas gift and keepsake for any Doctor Who fan.
Posted in Juvenile Fiction

Doctor Who: Who-ology

Author: Cavan Scott,Mark Wright

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448141257

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 368

View: 1162

Test your knowledge of the last Time Lord and the worlds he’s visited in Who-ology, an unforgettable journey through over 50 years of Doctor Who. Packed with facts, figures and stories from the show’s galactic run, this unique tour of space and time takes you from Totters Lane to Heaven itself, taking in guides to UNIT call signs, details of the inner workings of sonic screwdrivers, and a reliability chart covering every element of the TARDIS. Now fully updated to cover everything through to the 12th Doctor's final episode, and with tables, charts and illustrations dotted throughout, as well as fascinating lists and exhaustive detail, you won’t believe the wonders that await.
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Whographica

An Infographic Guide to Space and Time

Author: Steve O'Brien,Simon Guerrier,Ben Morris

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1785940627

Category: Doctor Who (Television program : 1963-1989)

Page: 224

View: 9305

"JUST HOW TALL IS THE MASTER? WHO WAS KILLED BY PSYCHIC SPIDER ELECTRICITY? WHAT CAN'T A SONIC SCREWDRIVER DO? More colourful than Tom Baker's scarf, and more clever than Osgood, Whographica explores the rich and peculiar history of Doctor Who through infographics, charts, maps - and more! Follow the tangled threads of the Doctor's family tree. Discover the secrets of Dalek evolution. Learn what the Doctor so desperately wants to know himself- where and when to find his home planet. Captivating, intriguing, beautiful and strange, Whographica will show you so much more than the average eye is allowed to see. Because, if you look hard, there are more wonders in this universe than you could have ever dreamed of."
Posted in Doctor Who (Television program : 1963-1989)

The Scientific Secrets of Doctor Who

Author: Simon Guerrier,Dr. Marek Kukula

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448142970

Category: Science

Page: 416

View: 9340

Doctor Who stories are many things: thrilling adventures, historical dramas, tales of love and war and jelly babies. They’re also science fiction – but how much of the science is actually real, and how much is really fiction? The Scientific Secrets of Doctor Who is a mind-bending blend of story and science that will help you see Doctor Who in a whole new light, weaving together a series of all-new adventures, featuring every incarnation of the Doctor. With commentary that explores the possibilities of time travel, life on other planets, artificial intelligence, parallel universes and more, Simon Guerrier and Dr Marek Kukula show how Doctor Who uses science to inform its unique style of storytelling – and just how close it has often come to predicting future scientific discoveries. This book is your chance to be the Doctor's companion and explore what's out there. It will make you laugh, and think, and see the world around you differently. Because anything could be out there. And going out there is the only way to learn what it is.
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Dead Names

The Dark History of the Necronomicon

Author: Simon

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 006078704X

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 336

View: 7103

The dark history of the Necronomicon––one of the world's most feared and fascinating books––told by the one man who saw it all...and lived to tell the tale. The Necronomicon is one of the most controversial books ever published. The master of Gothic suspense, H.P. Lovecraft, wrote about a mystical and dreaded grimoire, known as the Necronomicon––an ancient text written by an Arab that, if it were to fall into the wrong hands, could have disastrous consequences. But no one thought the Necronomicon had any basis in the world outside of Lovecraft's fiction. Until... Simon was a young man drawn to the mysterious world of the occult through his association with several Eastern Orthodox religions and his friendship with the owner of an occult bookstore in Brooklyn. In 1972 he stumbled upon a stolen text in a friend's apartment, unaware that what he held in his hands was the real Necronomicon––something long thought to be a creation of Lovecraft's brilliant mind and deft pen. After an arduous translation, done in the utmost secrecy (since the tome was in fact stolen), Simon and his close circle of friends unveiled the now–infamous grimoire to a clamoring public. In Dead Names, Simon tells the amazing true story that surrounds the Necronomicon. From the main players' humble beginnings in the pageantry–filled and secret world of Eastern Orthodox religion, to the accidental discovery of the Necronomicon, to the Son of Sam murders, the JFK assassination , the brilliant William S. Burroughs, and the eventual suspicious deaths of almost everyone involved with the grimoire, this book is an enthralling account of a book steeped in legend, lies, and murder.
Posted in Body, Mind & Spirit

Doctor Who: Official Annual 2018

Author: N.A

Publisher: BBC Children's Books

ISBN: 9781405930000

Category:

Page: 64

View: 7987

Join the Doctor for brand-new adventures on board the TARDIS in this year's Doctor Who Annual. With secrets from the latest series, fact files on the latest terrifying monsters, exciting comic strips, stories, puzzles and activities, it's the perfect read for any fan of the brilliant BBC show Doctor Who.
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The Science Book

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465439277

Category: Science

Page: 352

View: 9646

The Science Book explores how scientists have sought to explain our world and the universe, and how scientific discoveries have been made. A new title in DK's successful "Big Ideas, Simply Explained" series, this book on science and the history of science looks at topics such as why Copernicus's ideas were contentious, how Galileo worked out his theories on motion and inertia, and what the discovery of DNA meant. The Science Book covers every area of science--astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, math, and physics, and brings the greatest scientific ideas to life with fascinating text, quirky graphics, and pithy quotes.
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The Concise Book of Muscles

Author: Chris Jarmey

Publisher: North Atlantic Books

ISBN: 1556437196

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 189

View: 3143

A clear, simple guide for students of anatomy as well as an excellent resource for athletes, massage therapists, and anyone interested in the workings of the human body, this user-friendly book is organized around six muscle groups. They include muscles of the face head, and neck; the trunk; the shoulder and upper arm; the forearm and hand; the hip and thigh; and the leg and foot. Each of the groups is given a distinctive color to make it easy to identify, and each muscle is shown in its relationship to the skeleton. Each gets a complete profile, including origin/insertion, action of the muscle, which nerve controls it, movements that use it, and exercises and stretches that strengthen it. The Concise Book of Muscles shows students exactly how to locate and identify specific muscles, highlighting those that are heavily used and therefore subject to injury in a variety of sports and activities. This expanded edition of a leading anatomy reference book includes 20 muscles not previously covered, adding greater depth to the original edition while remaining accessible and affordable.
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National Geographic Family Reference Atlas of the World

Author: National Geographic

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426215436

Category: Reference

Page: 400

View: 1966

Provides physical and thematic maps of the Earth, covering such aspects as population, food, minerals, climate, politics, and energy, as well as maps of the surface of the Moon, Mars, inner and outer solar system, and universe.
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Doctor Who: T Is for Tardis

Author: N.A

Publisher: Penguin Books, Limited (UK)

ISBN: 9781405929981

Category:

Page: 60

View: 8183

A is for Angel. B is for Bow Tie. C is for Cyberman. D is for Doctor! Featuring Doctors, companions and monsters both past and present, kids of all ages will love this Doctor Who alphabet book. Includes stunning original illustrations in a retro style on every page, all the way through from A to Z(ygon).
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Supernatural: Nevermore

Author: Keith R.A. DeCandido

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061875805

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

View: 8040

Twenty-two years ago, Sam and Dean Winchester lost their mother to a mysterious and demonic supernatural force. In the years after, their father, John, taught them about the paranormal evil that lives in the dark corners and on the back roads of America...and he taught them how to kill it. Sam and Dean have hit New York City to check out a local rocker's haunted house. But before they can figure out why a lovesick banshee in an '80s heavy-metal T-shirt is wailing in the bedroom, a far more macabre crime catches their attention. Not far from the house, two university students were beaten to death by a strange assailant. A murder that's bizarre even by New York City standards, it's the latest in a line of killings that the brothers soon suspect are based on the creepy stories of legendary writer Edgar Allan Poe. Their investigation leads them to the center of one of Poe's horror classics, face-to-face with their most terrifying foe yet. And if Sam and Dean don't rewrite the ending of this chilling tale, a grisly serial killer will end their lives forevermore.
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Where Is Walt Disney World?

Author: Joan Holub,Who HQ

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0515158445

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

View: 4976

Building the most magical place on earth was no fairy tale. Learn the story behind the creation of Walt Disney World. In 1964, when Walt Disney and his brother Roy decided to build a second theme park in the Florida swamplands, they kept it super hush-hush. Why? Well, if word got out that they planned to buy up lots of land, the price would have skyrocketed. So the Disneys cleverly covered up their trail, avoiding the Orlando airport and even using made-up names, like Walt and Roy Davis, for their flights. The deception worked. In covering the history of the "Most Magical Place On Earth," Joan Holub takes readers both behind the scenes and underneath the park (there are secret employee-only tunnels that form one big circle under the Magic Kingdom). Loaded with fun facts, this book is a great companion to Who Was Walt Disney?
Posted in Juvenile Nonfiction

Doctor Who Psychology

A Madman with a Box

Author: Travis Langley

Publisher: Sterling

ISBN: 9781454920014

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 304

View: 3516

Posted in Literary Criticism

My Child's Health Record

From Infancy to Adulthood

Author: Pauper Press Peter

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781441313843

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 55

View: 5779

From babys well visits through the first 18 years, record your childs immunizations, measurements & percentiles, illnesses, instructions from the doctor (& questions to remember to ask), and more in this simple, attractive, and sturdy health journal. With tips and reminders, this little tracker provides the perfect place to record clear and concise medical history necessary for school, camp, college, insurance, a change of doctors, and personal reference. Small and thin enough to fit in a purse and a file, with archival paper to last a lifetime. Measures 5-1/2" wide x 8" high. 56 pages. Hardcover with elastic band closure. Inside back cover pocket.
Posted in Family & Relationships

What Color Is Your Parachute?

Author: Richard N. Bolles

Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.

ISBN: 160774497X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 80

View: 6763

A latest edition of the companion workbook to the popular job-seeker's reference incorporates write-in sections for recording and learning from job search details, in a resource that invites readers to explore options using the author's latest methods.
Posted in Business & Economics