Livres en langue étrangère (VO)

  • Anglais My fun book t.4


    Des jeux pour s'amuser, dessiner, colorier, écrire tout en se familiarisant avec la langue anglaise, grâce à des thèmes variés : couleurs, nombres, vêtements, animaux...  

  • Il s'agit de la traduction en anglais de l'ouvrage Comment en finir avec la faim en temps de crises. Commençons dès maintenant ! de Ignacio Trueba et Andrew MacMillan, L'Harmattan, 2014. EXPO Milan 2015 is about Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life. The United Nations presence at EXPO is anchored in the Zero Hunger Challenge, issued by UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon. This book celebrates EXPO by trying to help people understand how hunger can be ended quickly and how the world can feed itself sustainably.

  • The health information systems of developing countries have made significant progress these last years. Nowadays, the challenge they are facing is that of their use and the acknowledgement of their usefulness by all health-systems players. Indicators at the national level would be of interest if health information systems are effectively operational.

  • « C'est un livre réellement extraordinaire, très complet et pas cher! »
    Daniel Mathieu, Radio-Canada - Le monde selon Mathieu

    « Un grand livre, des images spectaculaires de l'anatomie humaine et qui parlent d'elles-mêmes, une vraie référence pour toute la famille. »
    Suzanne Ferland, CTB-TV - Voir et lire (Lanaudière)

    « ... cet album emmène (...) son lecteur dans l'univers le plus fantastique, le plus complexe, le plus merveilleux qui soit. Et il le laisse pantois. »
    Richard Raymond, Radio-Canada - Site culturel, Internet

    « ... illustré avec une précision stupéfiante ... »
    Richard Raymond, Radio-Canada - Site culturel, Internet

    « Après la lecture de ce visuel, le corps humain n'aura plus de secret pour le lecteur. »
    Richard Raymond, Radio-Canada - Site culturel, Internet

    « ... un formidable outil. Des illustrations d'une précision exceptionnelle nous dévoilent le corps de l'intérieur, du plus petit faisceau nerveux aux organes les plus volumineux... »
    Marie-Claude Fortin, Entre les lignes

    « ... l'ouvrage de référence visuelle par excellence. (...) La qualité des représentations graphiques est exceptionnelle. »
    Sylvie Lauzon, Rock Détente - Tout l'monde debout

    « Le Visuel du corps humain (...) mérite d'être parmi les livres indispensables de votre bibliothèque. »
    Jean-François Crépeau, Le Canada français

    « Que dire des illustrations? Même les médecins voudront le consulter. »
    Jean-François Crépeau, Le Canada français

    « Après avoir feuilleté ce livre incroyable, un seul mot nous vient à l'esprit : « wow » !
    Karine Vilder, Magazine 7 jours, Internet

    « (Les images) ont souvent l'air d'être carrément plus vraies que nature, il faut parfois se frotter les yeux pour se convaincre qu'il ne s'agit pas de photos! »
    Karine Vilder, Magazine 7 jours, Internet

    « Pas de blagues, nous devrions tous offrir ou nous offrir ce livre-là. Non seulement nous permet-il de donner un nom aux quelques 1500 parcelles de notre corps (...), mais il explique en termes simples ce à quoi elles servent. »
    Karine Vilder, Magazine Vita, Internet

  • As a haven for open discussion and investigation, the Collège de France has a special place in the academic world, both in France and abroad. Always in step with the evolution of knowledge, the institution has nonetheless remained true to the spirit of freedom and independence that has characterized it since it was founded in 1530. Over the years, its professors have brought this monument of knowledge into being ; today, three of them have tackled the task of recounting its past and recording its present.

    Antoine Compagnon, Pierre Corvol and John Scheid provide a behind-the-scenes view of a unique institution that continues to combine tradition and modernity.

  • Designed for the whole family, The Visual World Atlas covers hundreds of subjects that touch on different aspects of life on Earth with clarity and precision (geology, environment, politics, demography, economy, etc.). Presenting thousands of statistical facts on the world's 193 countries, this thematic atlas features accessible text linked to visual content of exceptional quality. Unique to its genre, for school as well as home, The Visual World Atlas is essential reading for discovering and understanding the world in all its diversity.

  • Some plants and animals on our planet are so incredible that the first human beings to see them were speechless with astonishment.

    Set out for the far reaches of the Earth,
    on the trail of these living treasures, using the fins, paws, or feathers of the great travelers. Become a famous explorer, and set your own itinerary as you journey across continents and through the ages.

    But as you travel through time and space,
    remember that you are not just a tourist. Along the way, you must collect letters that will help you solve a number of riddles.

  • What can the Siberian tiger, the army ant, the white pelican, the blue whale and the koala bear possibly have in common? Not their size or strength, of course, but their need for food. And whether they are herbivores, insectivores, carnivores or omnivores, animals are very imaginative when it comes to filling their stomachs! Come see what's on their menus and discover the tricks, secrets, alliances and bold maneuvers they use to catch their prey.

  • Take a look inside Professor Genius' Scrapbook of Music. This book covers the entire history of musical expression, from
    prehistoric times right up until today, from the very first sounds to the MP3 player.

  • So many inventions, big or small, funny or serious, have transformed our lives and revolutionized the world!

    Seize this opportunity to travel through time and space, from one device to another. Set off on a quest around the world to discover these treasures for yourself. Figure out your own itinerary and use historical, yet sometimes silly, means of transport to reach the country of origin for each of the featured inventions.

    Gear up, because this trip around the globe is much more than a simple sightseeing tour. Over the course of your journey, you will need to keep your eyes wide open for clues, and collect all the letters that will allow you to solve a final riddle...

  • Born from a cloud of space dust 4.6 billion years ago, Earth has undergone constant transformation throughout its history, becoming more and more organized and complex.

    With its strikingly accurate visual content (computer-generated images, photographs, maps, satellite images, cross sections), Earth takes you on a fascinating voyage around our planet. This book answers countless questions about everything from fossils - evidence of the earliest living beings - to ultra-modern cartography techniques.

    What is Earth's core made of?
    How were continents formed?
    Can earthquakes be predicted?
    How do glaciers change the landscape?
    How is a map made?
    What is a tsunami?

  • Once upon a time, 15 billion years ago, the universe was born. The Wonders of Our Universe relates the incredible story of the vast entity that surrounds us. Join us in this fascinating voyage of discovery through time and space to find the very essence of the universe in which we live.

    The Visual Guide will make you fully understand every phenomenon as it is being explored, and will provide you answers to all of your intriguing questions...

    When will the Sun burn out?
    Can we really see the past?
    How was Earth born?
    How do stars form?
    Where do comets originate?
    What is invisible light?

  • Why does the moon glow?

    Where does it go during the day?

    How does the moon make the tides?

    The wise and friendly Professor Genius has
    gathered in this book some of the most frequent questions that he receives from children about the Moon. He answers each question in a clear and enlightening way,
    adding notes, sketches, facts or photographs to help the reader understand.

  • From primitive animals to ancient civilizations, many living beings that are now long gone left us precious traces before disappearing, fossils and vestiges of their passage on Earth.

    Your quest? To dig up those treasures, buried in the ground, in the jungle, inside deep, dark caves and in the depths of the
    oceans. Travel through space and time, between continents and historical periods, making up your itinerary as you go. Along the way, pay attention to tips and comments provided by your guides, some of the most surprising prehistoric creatures!

    Gear up, because this trip around the globe is much more than a simple sightseeing tour. Over the course of your journey, you will need to collect hidden letters in order to solve a series of puzzling riddles...

  • This encyclopedia features spectacular images and accessible content that will answer all your questions about the universe, Earth, weather and the

    The Visual Encyclopedia of Our World explores many subjects:

    The history of the universe
    The life and death of stars
    The conquest of space
    The history of Earth
    Fossils, rocks and minerals
    Global warming
    Extreme climates
    The oceans
    The movement of waves and tides
    The great explorers

    The Visual Encyclopedia of Our World comes with star charts, maps of the continents, simple diagrams, tables and records, as well as fun and easy activities to help you learn more about the planets, the moon, fossil imprints, mountain formations, rain, clouds and more.

    /> It is not only a reference book designed for children, but also an opportunity for everyone who is curious about exploring the world.

  • When did numbers first appear?

    What is gravity?

    Who were Archimedes, Newton, Galileo?

    What is the link between the moon and the tides?

    Does antimatter exist?

    Through a lively assortment of personal thoughts, stories, explanations of historic and scientific facts, newspaper clippings, and illustrations, Professor Genius unveils to children ages 10 and over the most bewildering secrets of our world.

  • "The Visual Food Encyclopedia will be a welcome addition to any food reference collection."
    Booklist (USA)

    "By going through The Visual Food Encyclopedia, the first thing you learn is
    that you still have so much to learn about food."
    Le Devoir (Canada)

    Silver Medal of the Gastronomischen Akademie Deutchlands (Germany)

  • A little tune for some, a colorful mask for others. Plays for women only and funny-face contests for mature males. These are not part of a carnival of animals, but rather genuine means of communication. To seduce each other, alert each other to danger or invite each other over for a simple meal, animals display their silent, musical or downright noisy talents! So make yourselves comfortable. The show's about to begin!

  • The Visual Dictionary of the Human Body offers a unique look at that wonderful machine that is the body. From head to toe, spectacular, high-definition images created with the most up-to-date imagerytechnology offer exceptional views of all major body parts. Precise terminology in two languages, together with definitions and complementary texts, allow readers to go beyond the images and acquire knowledge of the special characteristics and workings of the different anatomical systems.

  • Some species prefer to live alone, and others like company. Social animals form groups such as clans or schools and use their combined strength to fight enemies, cold or boredom. Their giant gatherings can last for a few hours, a few days or even a few years. Secret societies are revealed, explained and illustrated, to help you better understand the social lives of animals.

  • You will find everything you need to know about the history, rules, techniques, tactics, records, and even facilities and equipment. In addition, profiles on athletic training and psychological preparation will help you understand the quest for excellence and achievement that fascinates us all. In a single book, Sports - The Complete Visual Reference, you will find invaluable information on sports that are new to you or that you would like to know more about.

  • What color were dinosaurs?

    How did they live?

    Which had the biggest teeth?

    In this notebook, Professor Genius has
    collected the questions children most often ask him about dinosaurs. The friendly and
    well-informed pr ofessor answers them clearly and accurately, rounding out his
    explanations with notes, drawings, and
    personal observations.

  • Why is blood red?

    What does saliva do?

    Why does hair grow?

    This notebook contains the questions most often asked by young people about the human body. The wise and friendly Professor Genius provides simple, straightforward answers to those questions, along with notes, drawings, and his own personal observations.

  • The wise Professor Genius opens up the pages of his personal Scrapbook of the Human Body for us.