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Le Nouveau Dictionnaire Visuel multilingue

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (November 14, 2012)

32 000 mots dans chaque langue 6 000 illustrations 800 sujets Québec Amérique a créé Le Visuel en 1982. Ce dictionnaire a connu depuis une carrière impressionnante avec des ventes qui dépassent les 6 000...


The Visual Dictionary of Transportation

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Transportation gives readers the chance to explore ancient and modern transport, on road, rails, water, or in the air. Convenient and affordable, this book is the perfect tool to discover...


Understanding the Universe

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

Accurate, detailed visual information is all defined in lay language to make it readily accessible to the non-expert. Definitions to scientific terms are given either in the explanation itself, or in the comprehensive...


Le Nouveau Dictionnaire Visuel

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (November 14, 2012)

Voici la nouvelle édition de ce qui constitue le plus grand succès de Québec Amérique à ce jour. Le Visuel a refait peau neuve et c'est avec l'aide de 6 000 illustrations et de 800 sujets que nous nous...


The Environment

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (September 05, 2012)

The Environment sheds light on the biosphere, the water cycle, erosion, ecosystems and climates. It also delves into environmental threats, including the depletion of the ozone layer, acid rain and deforestation....


Sports: The Complete Visual Reference

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (September 05, 2012)

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...


Understanding The Earth

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 08, 2012)

For all curious readers, the Knowledge Guides open the door to a world of complex and captivating phenomena. Accurate, detailed visual information is all defined in lay language to make it readily accessible...


The Visual Dictionary of Clothing & Personal Adornment

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Clothing and Personal Adornment presents past and present clothes, from here or elsewhere, and describes accessories and small objects used in everyday life. Convenient and affordable,...


The Visual Dictionary of Universe & Earth

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Universe and Earth takes the reader into a fascinating journey through cosmos to discover celestial bodies, astronomical observation equipment and astronautics, and then provides a complete...


The Visual Dictionary of Communications & Office Automation

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Communications and Office Automation looks into information networks and mediums of the modern world, and explores electronic and computer tools of today’s office. Convenient and affordable,...


The Visual World Atlas

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (November 14, 2012)

An overview of the state of the world for understanding global issues Inside you will find: • more than 110 thematic maps, • more than 50 fact tables from world renown organizations, • more than 130 photographs,...


Understanding the Human Body

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

With 6 trillion cells, 206 bones, and 600 muscles, the human body is an amazing living mechanism that is in intense and constant activity. For all curious readers, the Knowledge Guides open the door to a world...


The Visual Dictionary of The Human Being

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Human Being lets you discover the structure of the human body and its constitutive organs, and have a look to equipment used to ensure everybody’s health and well-being. Convenient...


Le Mini Visuel

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 19, 2011)

20 000 mots dans chaque langue 3 600 illustrations 600 sujets


The Visual Dictionary of Food & Kitchen

by Jean-Claude Corbeil & Ariane Archambault Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Food and Kitchen gives readers the opportunity to discover foodstuffs from all around the world and to familiarize themselves with tools used to prepare, preserve or eat food. Convenient...


The Visual Dictionary of Plants & Gardening

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Plants and Gardening brings you into the fascinating world of vegetables, from ferns to mosses, flowering plants or trees, and presents tools used to cultivate ornamental or food plants....


The Visual Dictionary of Art & Architecture

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Art and Architecture takes the reader into a fascinating journey through fine arts, graphic arts, performing arts, photography, music, crafts and classic or modern architecture. Convenient...


The Visual Dictionary of Animal Kingdom

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Animal Kingdom takes the reader on a fascinating voyage into well and less known groups of animals: simple organisms, echinoderms, insects, arachnids, mollusks, crustaceans, fishes,...


The Visual Dictionary of Science & Energy

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Science and Energy takes the reader into a fascinating journey through pure science (chemistry, physics, mathematics) and the main sources of energy: geothermal and fossil energy, hydroelectricity,...


Mon Premier Visuel - Bilingue

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (June 13, 2012)

Découvrir le monde, s’amuser, acquérir du vocabulaire, exercer sa mémoire visuelle, voilà ce que propose Mon Premier Visuel, un dictionnaire qui permet d’associer, en un coup d’œil, le mot à l’image....


The Visual Dictionary of the Human Body

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (September 05, 2012)

Attractive, entertaining, and educational: the Visual Dictionary of the Human Body is an indispensable family reference, and a great tool to acquire vocabulary and discover the complexity of the human body.


Le Micro Visuel français-anglais

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 19, 2011)

Concis et facile à consulter, Le Micro Visuel répertorie le vocabulaire associé aux objets et phénomènes de la vie quotidienne, et constitue l’outil de référence idéal pour les étudiants, les voyageurs...


The Visual Dictionary of House & Do-It-Yourself

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of House and Do-It-Yourself explores a house’s structure, components and furniture, as well as carpentry, plumbing, masonry, electricity and painting tools for common construction or...


The Visual Encyclopedia of Our World

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

Almost 40,000 tons of meteorites fall to Earth each year… A living fossil is discovered off the coast of South Africa… The swirling wind becomes a devastating tornado that destroys everything in its path…...


Le Nouveau Dictionnaire visuel junior - français-anglais

by Jean-Claude Corbeil & Ariane Archambault Les Éditions Québec Amérique (November 14, 2012)

12 000 mots 2 000 illustrations 500 sujets regroupés sous 22 thèmes La nouvelle édition du Visuel junior est l’outil par excellence pour apprendre à nommer les choses avec précision et acquérir le vocabulaire...


The Visual Food Encyclopedia

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

“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...


The Visual Dictionary of Sports & Games

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Sports and Games describes installations and pieces of equipment used for the most popular sport activities, and presents a selection of widely-known classical games. Convenient and...


Understanding Weather and the Environment

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

For all curious readers, the Knowledge Guides open the door to a world of complex and captivating phenomena. Accurate, detailed visual information is all defined in lay language to make it readily accessible...


The Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Substances

by Richard Rudgley St. Martin's Press (November 25, 2014)

For all those who might like to believe that drug use has been relegated to the suburban rec rooms and ghetto crack houses of the late twentieth century, The Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Substances offers shocking,...


Downton Abbey: Rules for Household Staff

by Carson St. Martin's Press (November 25, 2014)

The household staff of Downton Abbey carries out their duties with effortless dignity, finesse and pride. Yet how do they know how exactly to lay the table, when to leave the room to give Lord and Lady Grantham...


Brush with the Law

by Robert Byrnes & Jaime Marquart St. Martin's Press (October 07, 2014)

Just how tough are the country's most prestigious law schools? Most alumni would answer with stories of humiliating "Socratic dialogue failures" in the classroom and all-night, caffeine-fueled cram sessions....


The Art of Slow Writing

by Louise DeSalvo St. Martin's Press (October 07, 2014)

In a series of conversational observations and meditations on the writing process, The Art of Slow Writing examines the benefits of writing slowly. DeSalvo advises her readers to explore their creative process...


Science's Trickiest Questions

by Paul Kuttner Henry Holt and Co. (September 09, 2014)

The third volume of Paul Kuttner's popular "tricky questions" series makes science fun for those who shy away from it and challenges those who consider themselves science know-it-alls: Why is the saline content...


Arts and Entertainment's Trickiest Questions

by Paul Kuttner Henry Holt and Co. (September 09, 2014)

Can you detect the technical blunder that occurred in the motion picture Gone With the Wind? What great mysterious writer lived up to his craft and died in the most mysterious way? The follow-up to Paul Kuttner's...


The Practical Preppers Complete Guide to Disaster Preparedness

by Scott Hunt St. Martin's Press (August 05, 2014)

A complete guide to disaster preparedness from Scott Hunt, CEO of Practical Preppers and a nationally recognized preparedness expert

The world we live in is an unstable one. From natural disasters such as earthquakes,...


The King's English

by Kingsley Amis St. Martin's Press (June 17, 2014)

A Parthian shot from one of the most important figures in post-war British fiction, The King's English is the late Kingsley Amis's last word on the state of the language. More frolicsome than Fowler's Modern...


Dirty Little Secrets

by Erica Orloff & JoAnn Baker St. Martin's Press (June 17, 2014)

Did you know...

*That, until the mid-1600s, scientists believed that each sperm cell contained a tiny human being?

*That Romans and Egyptians used condoms, but it wasn't until a physician crafted one from a sheep's...


Which Way to the Vomitorium?

by Rose Williams & Lesley O'Mara St. Martin's Press (May 20, 2014)

Tired of feeling like "The Ugly American" every time you visit the Vatican? Fed up with having to consult a dictionary when all you want to say is, "I've just been run over by a chariot!"? Well, now you can...


Cracker Ingenuity

by P. T. Elliott & E. M. Lowry St. Martin's Press (May 20, 2014)

Wondering what to do with all those oil drums in your yard? Does a lack of funds inspire you to race lawnmowers instead of cars, or enter cow-chip-tossing contests instead of bridge tournaments? Ever invite...


America Bizarro

by Nelson Taylor St. Martin's Press (April 29, 2014)

Do you breed rats and mice that could preen like poodles in a pet show? Have creative juices yearning to be set loose on a 20-ton block of packed snow? Possess a melodious voice best suited to singing the praises...


The Riches of Paris, 2nd Edition

by Maribeth Clemente St. Martin's Press (April 22, 2014)

Long considered the epitome of all that is chic, glamorous, and desirable, Paris is every shopper's dream. But even the most indefatigable shopper is sure to be overwhelmed by the embarras de richesses. In The...


Navy SEALs BUD/S Preparation Guide

by Sofrep, Inc. d/b/a Force12 Media, Christopher Hagerman, Mike Ritland & Brandon Webb St. Martin's Press (April 01, 2014)

Retired Navy SEAL Chris Hagerman will take you inside the Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL Training program to teach prospective Navy SEALs the ins and outs of the most rigorous military selection program in...


Calculus Made Easy

by Silvanus P. Thompson & Martin Gardner St. Martin's Press (March 18, 2014)

Calculus Made Easy by Silvanus P. Thompson and Martin Gardner has long been the most popular calculus primer, and this major revision of the classic math text makes the subject at hand still more comprehensible...


What's That From?

by Jai Nanda St. Martin's Press (March 11, 2014)

Do you know what films have given us the following quotes?

"What we have here is a failure to communicate."

"Excuse me while I whip this out."

"Would somebody get this walking carpet out of my way?"

"I don't know...


The Complete Tolkien Companion

by J. E. A. Tyler & Kevin Reilly St. Martin's Press (March 18, 2014)

For all those who journey to J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle Earth, here is the complete guide to its lands, legends, histories, languages, and people. The Complete Tolkien Companion explains, translates, and links...


Fabulous Bargains!

by Stephanie Gallagher St. Martin's Press (March 04, 2014)

We all want to save money and to own the best merchandise, but few of us want to stick to a complicated, time-consuming budget. In Fabulous Bargains!, Stephanie Gallagher proves that everyone can spend less,...


The Divergent Companion

by Lois H. Gresh St. Martin's Press (February 18, 2014)

The first companion guide to the blockbuster bestselling Divergent trilogy—soon to be a major motion picture

Written by the New York Times bestselling author of The Twilight Companion and The Hunger Games Companion...


Restoration London

by Liza Picard St. Martin's Press (February 04, 2014)

How did you clean your teeth in the 1600s?

What make-up did you wear? What pets did you keep?

Making use of every possible contemporary source, Liza Picard presents an engrossing picture of daily life in London...


The Complete Guide to Gay and Lesbian Weddings

by K. C. David St. Martin's Press (January 07, 2014)

"Get out your gay/lesbian rice and celebrate! Taking you from the wedding announcement to the thank you notes, this is the ultimate guide to same-sex ceremonies."

-Michael Musto, Village Voice

Your wedding team...


Away All Boats

by John N. Cole Henry Holt and Co. (January 07, 2014)

High-spirited and passionate--at once a useful guide and a record of an extended love affair with small boats--Away All Boats is a blending of sparkling waterlands and vivid memories.

Author of Striper and Fishing...