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Amber Books Ltd
VAT Number: GB672581613
Registered Number: 3186678
Registered Office: 30 City Road, London EC1Y 2AB

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2013
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Human Body

Discover how the individual parts of the human body function and work together: in this accessible and...

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Format: 244 x 186mm (9.5 x 7.5”)
Extent: 256 pages
Word count: 130,000 words
Illustrations: Over 240 illustrations


 
How the Brain Works

Where in the brain would you find the hippocampus and what is its function? What happens in the brain when we...

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Format: 297 x 227mm (113⁄4 x 9”)
Extent: 176 pages
Word count: 95,000 words
Illustrations: More than 600 colour photographs and artworks


 
Chinese Astrology

If you’re born in the Chinese year of the Rat, what are your characteristics? With whom is someone born in the...

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Format: 264 x 195mm (101⁄2 x 73⁄4”)
Extent: 96pp
Illustrations: 85 b/w artworks
Word count: 8,000 words


 
Dark History of the Bible

‘Sin is crouching at the door. Its desire is for you, but you must master it.’
God’s words to Cain, Book...

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Format: 244 x 186mm (91/2 x 71/4”)
Extent: 224pp
Word count: 53,000 words
Illustrations: 180 colour and b/w photographs, artworks, maps and illustrations
ISBN: 9781782742388


 
Gladiator: Fighting for Life, Glory and Freedom

'When everyone had had plenty to eat and drink they called for the gladiators. The moment anyone’s throat was...

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Format: 213 x 290mm (81⁄4 x 111⁄2”)
Extent: 224 pages
Word count: 50,000 words
Illustrations: more than 200 colour illustrations, photographs and maps
ISBN: 9781782742524


 
World's Greatest Civil Aircraft: An Illustrated History

Commercial air travel began just over a century ago. In that time there have been groundbreaking civilian...

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Format: 297 x 227mm (113⁄4 x 9”)
Extent: 224pp
Word count: 65,000 words
Illustrations: 200 colour artworks and photographs
ISBN: 9781782742456


 
World's Greatest Small Arms: An Illustrated History

Small arms have developed hugely since the introduction of the machine gun in the 1870s. Magazine-fed rifles,...

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Format: 297 x 227mm (113⁄4 x 9”)
Extent: 224pp
Word count: 65,000 words
Illustrations: 200 colour artworks and photographs
ISBN: 9781782742623


 
World's Greatest Military Aircraft: An Illustrated History

Ever since man first took to the air, combat aircraft have been at the cutting edge of aviation technology,...

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Format: 297 x 227mm (113⁄4 x 9”)
Extent: 224pp
Word count: 65,000 words
Illustrations: 200 colour artworks and photographs
ISBN: 9781782742630


 
Wars of the Roses

“Westeros is probably closer to medieval Britain than anything else.” – George R.R. Martin, creator of Game of...

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Format: 244 x 186mm (93⁄4 x 71⁄2”)
Extent: 224pp
Word count: 58,000 words
Illustrations: 200 b/w and colour photographs, artworks and maps
ISBN: 9781782742395


 
Germany's Secret Masterplan: How the Nazis Planned to Shape the World after Victory in World War II

How would Europe have looked if Nazi Germany had been victorious in World War II? Between 1933 and 1945, Hitler...

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Format: 264 x 208mm (101⁄2 x 81⁄4”)
Extent: 224pp
Illustrations: 200 col & b/w photos and a/ws
Word count: 60,000 words
ISBN: 9781782742449


 
Celts

“They cut off the heads of enemies slain in battle and attach them to the necks of their horses… They embalm...

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Format: 244 x 186mm (9 1/2 x 7 1/3”)
Extent: 224pp
Word count: 58,000 words
Illustrations: 180 colour and b/w photographs, artworks, maps and illustrations
ISBN: 9781782741664


 
Guitar for Beginners

Do you want to play the guitar but are not sure where to begin? Whether you want to play acoustic guitar or...

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Format: 285 x 220mm (11¼ x 8½”)
Extent: 144pp
Word count: 20,000 words
Illustrations: Over 100 colour photographs, 200 chord charts, diagrams and notation


 
Great Cars Colouring Book

From the Hudson Terraplane to the Porsche 911, from racing cars to road cars, from the super luxury Jaguar...

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Extent: 64pp
Format: 297 x 227mm (113⁄4 x 9”)
Illustrations: 30 colour artworks
Word count: 3,000 words


 
Great Aircraft Colouring Book

From biplanes to triplanes, from heavy seaplanes to speedy fighters, from the first bombers to the latest...

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Extent: 64pp
Format: 297 x 227mm (113⁄4 x 9”)
Illustrations: 30 colour artworks
Word count: 200 words


 
What's Inside? series

What’s inside a tank? How does a submarine work? What makes a stealth plane hard to detect? How many aircraft...

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Extent: 48pp x 8 volumes
Format: 213 x 290mm (8½ x 11½”)
Illustrations: 44 colour artworks
Word count: 3,500 words per volume


 
Illustrated Encyclopedia of Weapons of World War II

What was the armament and crew of the German Tiger tank and its Soviet equivalent, the T-34? What was the...

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Extent: 608pp
Format: 276 x 220mm (11 x 8¾”)
Illustrations: 1,600 colour & b/w photos and artworks
ISBN: 9781782741671


 
Samurai Warrior: The Golden Age of Japan’s Elite Warriors 1560–1615

During Japan’s Warring States period, centuries of strife had left the country divided and leaderless. Those...

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Format: 213 x 290mm (81⁄4 x 111⁄2”)
Extent: 224 pages
Word count: 50,000 words
Illustrations: more than 200 colour illustrations, photographs and maps
ISBN: 9781782741688


 
In the Footsteps of Alexander

In just 11 years, Alexander the Great’s armies marched 22,000 miles (35,000 km), subjugated Asia Minor, the...

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Format: 213 x 290mm (8¼ x 11½”)
Extent: 224 pages
Word count: 50,000 words
Illustrations: more than 200 colour illustrations, photographs and maps
ISBN: 9781782741657


 
Ultimate Survival Guide

The world is a hostile environment, capable of throwing the unexpected at you at any moment. Bringing together...

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Format: 285 x 225mm (111⁄4 x 9”)
Extent: 448pp
Word count: 150,000 words
Illustrations: 750 b/w a/ws
ISBN: 9781782741428


 
Warships from the Golden Age of Steam: An Illustrated Guide to Great Warships from 1860 to 1945

The great era of the steam warship was from the mid-1860s to the mid-1940s—an 80-year period in which a huge...

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Format: 213 x 290mm (8½ x 11½”)
Extent: 224 pages
Word count: 50,000 words
Illustrations: more than 110 colour illustrations and photographs
ISBN: 9781782741534


 
Ancients in their Own Words App – FREE DOWNLOAD

From menus to monuments, from gladiators to graffiti, the Ancients in Their Own Words app...

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App available for iPad from the iOS store as a free download, each language available as an in-app purchase.


 
Drones

One of the National Science Teachers Association Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K–12: 2015!

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Format: 213 x 290mm (81⁄2 x 111⁄2”)
Extent: 96pp
Illustrations: 88 colour artworks and photographs
Word count: 20,000 words


 
Illustrated Encyclopedia of Weapons of World War I

From the first tanks to the repeating rifle, from the biplane to the strategic bomber, and from early...

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Format: 276 x 220mm (103⁄4 x 83⁄4”)
Extent: 272pp
Word count: 65,000 words
Illustrations: 600 colour artworks and photographs
ISBN: 9781782741411


 
Illustrated Encyclopedia of Space & Space Exploration

The Sun is our nearest star but it takes eight minutes for its light to reach us – we see the Sun as it was...

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Format: 285 x 225mm (113⁄4 x 9”)
Extent: 512pp
Word count: 225,000 words
Illustrations: 5000 photographs and illustrations
ISBN: 9781782741640


 
Dark History of Hollywood

'Hollywood is a place where they'll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for your soul.' –...

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Format: 244 x 186mm (9½ x 7¼")
Extent: 224pp
Word count: 53,000 words
Illustrations: 180 colour and b/w photographs
ISBN: 9781782741091


 
Dark History of the Tudors

'Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived…' – the fates of Henry VIII’s six wives

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Format: 244 x 186mm (9½ x 7¼")
Extent: 224pp
Word count: 53,000 words
Illustrations: 180 colour and b/w photographs and illustrations
ISBN: 9781782741336


 
Military Atlas of World War I

World War I might conjure up images of the trenches of the Western Front where the fighting raged for nearly...

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Format: 360 x 280mm (14¼ x 11")
Extent: 176pp
Word count: 34,000 words
Illustrations: 180 col maps
ISBN: 9781782741312


 
Dinosaur Fact Files app - *FREE DOWNLOAD*

“…neatly designed with bitesize, accessible text. In fact, it looks like the sort of app that will teach us...

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Free app for iPad.


 
SS: Hitler’s Foreign Divisions

The divisions of the Waffen-SS were the elite of Hitler’s armies in World War II, but the most fanatical of...

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Format: 240 x 189mm (9½ x 7½”) paperback
Extent: 192pp
Illustrations: 110 b/w photos
Text: 60,000 words
ISBN: 9781782742463
Ebook ISBN: 9781908273994

Previously available as a hardback edition


 
Gallipoli & The Middle East: The History of World War I

From the Falkland Islands to the lakes of Africa, across the Eastern and Western Fronts, to the former German...

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Format: 246 x 195mm (9¾ x 7¾")
Extent: 224pp
Illustrations: 150 b/w photos & 100 a/ws
Text: 75 000 words
ISBN: 9781906626136


 
SS Wiking

The 5th SS Division Wiking was the first 'international' – i.e. largely non-German – Waffen-SS division and the...

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Format: 240 x 189mm (9½ x 7½") paperback
Extent: 192pp
Illustrations: 110 b/w photos
Text: 60,000 words
ISBN: 9781782742487

Previously published as a hardback edition

Ebook ISBN: 9781908273949
Available as an ebook from all major stores


 
SS Totenkopf

SS Totenkopf, part of a series of books on the divisions of the Waffen-SS, explores the...

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Format: 240 x 189mm (9½ x 7½") paperback
Extent: 192pp
Illustrations: 110 b/w photos, 10 b/w maps
Text: 60,000 words
ISBN: 9781782742517

Previously published in hardback


 
SS Hitlerjugend

The divisions of the Waffen-SS were the elite of Hitler’s armies in WWII. SS Hitlerjugend is...

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Format: 240 x 189mm (9 1/2 x 7 1/2") paperback
Extent: 192pp
Illustrations: 110 b/w photos
Text: 60000 words
ISBN: 9781782742470

Previously published as a hardback edition


 
Special Forces in Action [New edition]

In 1991, Coalition special forces were active deep inside Iraq, hunting down SCUD missile launchers before they...

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Format: 240 x 189mm (91⁄2 x 71⁄2”)
Extent: 224 pages
Word count: 70,000 words
Illustrations: 180 photographs and artworks

A previous edition was available at 192 pages.