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              What's the Point of Maths?

              What's the Point of Maths? (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $30.00
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              Incredible historical and contemporary stories explore the often surprising origins of the maths we use today, from number sequences to trigonometry. Crazy facts, magic tricks, and mathematical brainteasers will amuse and entertain even the most reluctant math students. Find out ...why an hour has 60 rather than 100 minutes and how prime numbers keep the internet working. Colourful and uncluttered illustrations make mathematical explanations easy to grasp in seconds and make this user-friendly book simple to navigate and a joy to browse and read. What's the point of maths? is perfect for those who need some inspiration when it comes to numbers. It combines stories from history with simple visual explanations to bring maths to life. From spotting a bargain to talking to computers, from filling in a giant sinkhole to becoming a trillionaire, it shows children why core maths ideas were invented and how to apply them today - in the classroom and the real world! Accompanying the fascinating stories are puzzles, games, and amazing facts, as well as a lively challenge to help bring each of the topics to life. Stylish, colourful illustrations make the maths fun and unintimidating, while simple diagrams and steps make explanations easy to grasp in seconds. Throughout the book, worked examples show readers how to solve simple maths challenges, encouraging children to improve their maths skills with hands-on practice. A vocational theme runs throughout the book, showing why maths is a vital skill in many fields of life, from science and entertainment to sport and travel.
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              ISBN 9780241343524
              Released NZ 7 Jan 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              The Vegetarian Cookbook: More than 50 Recipes for Young Cooks

              The Vegetarian Cookbook: More than 50 Recipes for Young Cooks (Hardback)

              By DK

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              Full of tasty and filling recipes, this vegetarian cookbook offers up a range of 50+ dishes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snack time. Budding young cooks will be excited by the variety of healthy vegetarian meals that are incredibly easy to make. Each recipe is carefully put ...together by an expert author and there is a nutritionist on board to check there's a balance of vitamins, minerals, protein, and carbs throughout the book. Studies have shown that lowering your meat intake can be incredibly beneficial for you and your child's health as well as helping the environment. Food fact files and helpful tips throughout the book give advice on how to achieve a balanced diet, ensuring every nutritional need is covered for growing young minds and bodies. The pre-teen and teenager categories are often forgotten, but this all-encompassing veggie cookbook fills that gap by suggesting foods that will help with concentration, developing hormones, and overall mental well-being.
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              ISBN 9780241407028
              Released NZ 7 Jan 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              Myths, Legends, and Sacred Stories: A Children's Encyclopedia
               

              Myths, Legends, and Sacred Stories: A Children's Encyclopedia (Hardback)

              By DK

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              From lightning-wielding Zeus to Thor, god of thunder - heroes, gods, and monsters are brought to life in these retellings of myths from around the world. Myths and Legends is a children's book that invites you to explore all the well-known stories from Greek mythology, Norse myth...ology, and a range of other cultures across more than 100 tales. Discover the fascinating myths of Anansi, the West African trickster god who takes the form of a spider; Changing Woman, the Navajo nature goddess who changes her dress with the seasons; or Tane, the Maori forest god who first brought death to the world. Read about ferocious, man-eating monsters such as the Minotaur, Baba Yaga, and Fafnir the dragon, and the legendary heroes that fought them, like Perseus, Rama, and Gilgamesh. Also included are Robin Hood, the legend of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, the Mahabharata, Aztec mythology, and myths and legends from across Asia. As well as offering the retellings themselves, Myths and Legends: a children's encyclopedia investigates the meanings of these primal stories, examining why these tales have stood the test of time over thousands of years. Themed features draw together elements that are common to myths from all over the world, such as shape-changers, mythical beasts, and magical weapons. Panels on modern retellings, such as China's The Monkey King and Marvel's Thor, help to show why these myths are still relevant to our lives today.
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              ISBN 9780241296929
              Released NZ 5 Nov 2019
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              Rugby: Be on the Ball with the Greatest Game on Earth
               

              Rugby: Be on the Ball with the Greatest Game on Earth (Hardback)

              By DK

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              This thrilling introduction to rugby helps kids get to grips with the rules of rugby, learn rugby skills, and gen up on rugby world records. The book looks at the history of the game, and touches on the main types of rugby, including Rugby Union, Rugby League, Rugby Sevens, and R...ugby Tag. There are fascinating stats on every page, with profiles of rugby heroes - past and present. Featured throughout are clear step-by-step graphics showing tips and techniques of the game, such as how to pass the ball and how to tackle. Feature pages zoom in on aspects of the game, including scrums and line-ups. Its playful approach draws out rugby's unique features - why is a rugby ball the shape it is? What is the haka? What's the best way to score a try? The book profiles different nations that excel at the sport, including the New Zealand All Blacks. With colourful illustrations of rugby kits, plans showing rugby positions and pitches, and with a fun quiz at the back, this book is a must for every budding rugby player or fan!
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              ISBN 9780241379325
              Released NZ 6 Aug 2019
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 7-9 years
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              Does a Dinosaur Roar?
               

              Does a Dinosaur Roar? (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $37.00
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              • Pub Date
                3 Mar 20

              Can dinosaurs be brought back to life? Could Spinosaurus win in a fight with T. rex? Explore the intriguing answers to more than 200 questions about dinosaurs in DK's newest dinosaur encyclopedia for kids. This children's book, ideal for ages 6-9, will help inquisitive minds find... out the answers to all the dinosaur questions they may have, and some they hadn't thought of! Were dinosaurs bad parents? Did they have feathers? Covering amazing ancient creatures, fantastic fossils, and the positively perplexing prehistoric world, Does a Dinosaur Roar? helps children get to grips with the gigantic topic that is dinosaurs. Bursting with up-to-date facts and discoveries, this visually stunning book is something that every young dinosaur enthusiast and fossil hunter will want to own. Get your children learning with this amazing dinosaur book, which is packed with fantastic facts for curious minds
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              ISBN 9780241411636
              Released NZ 3 Mar 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 7-9 years
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              Knowledge Encyclopedia History!: The Past as You've Never Seen it Before

              Knowledge Encyclopedia History!: The Past as You've Never Seen it Before (Hardback)

              By DK; Contributions by Institution, Smithsonian

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              Transform your view of history with this groundbreaking visual encyclopedia of the events of the past. From the disciplined armies of ancient Rome and the lives of ferocious samurai warriors to World War II and the rise of modern robotics, historical events are visualized in incr...edible detail, providing a fascinating introduction to the world through time. You'll find yourself transported into the past through engaging explanations, incredible illustrations, phenomenal photographs, and jaw-dropping computer-generated images. This new book in the Knowledge Encyclopedia series will inspire young readers with its vivid depictions of history and its comprehensive and authoritative information on a huge range of topics. Highly detailed CGI images bring subjects to life, allowing readers to peer inside ancient buildings, marvel at elaborate outfits, and become transported into the battles of history. Journey through history from our earliest ancestors right up to the world we live in today.
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              ISBN 9780241363379
              Released NZ 1 Oct 2019
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Series Knowledge Encyclopedia
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              It Can't Be True! Animals!: Unbelievable Facts About Amazing Animals
               

              It Can't Be True! Animals!: Unbelievable Facts About Amazing Animals (Hardback)

              By DK

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              • Pub Date
                7 Mar 20

              Packed with mind-blowing facts and awesome illustrations, this brilliant book explores the weird and wonderful world of animals. Did you know the weight of one blue whale is the same as 32 Asian elephants? Can you believe that the quantity of sugary nectar a hummingbird needs to ...sip each day to keep its wings beating is equivalent to a human drinking 2,880 cans of fizzy drink! But it can't be true , you say. Yes, it really is! It Can't Be True!Animals brings you record-breaking facts, amazing true stories of heroic animals, and unbelievable animal activity that you can see for yourself. Eye-popping photos, and unique illustrations show you what the numbers mean, comparing the extraordinary with the familiar. From the coconut crab that grows bigger than a basketball to the ruppel vulture that soars higher than an aeroplane, this unique book for kids shows you what other books can only tell you. With stories across all the main animal groups - invertebrates, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals - It Can't Be True! Animals is the perfect book for children who are curious about animals.
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              ISBN 9780241340684
              Released NZ 7 Mar 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              DKfindout! Climate Change
               

              DKfindout! Climate Change (Paperback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $15.99
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              • Pub Date
                31 Mar 20

              Understand the facts about climate change and discover what we can do to improve the human impact on our environment. In 2019, kids around the world are going on strike for the future of the planet, and for their own futures. The British and Irish governments have become the firs...t in the world to declare a climate emergency. Climate change is now one of the biggest issues we face as a society. This book lays out the science behind a natural process that has been massively sped up by humans. It explains the different ways in which we have caused the climate to heat up, from traffic pollution to animal farming, and the widespread effects of this change. The book covers what we can do to help prevent further, damaging changes to the climate, both in our everyday lives and as potential activists. This timely entry into the award-winning DKfindout! series explores the past, present, and future of our climate. It covers key developments such as the industrial revolution, the advent of plane travel, and climate activism, from the People's Climate March to Greta Thunberg and Extinction Rebellion.
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              ISBN 9780241413852
              Released NZ 31 Mar 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 7-9 years
              Series DKfindout!
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              People and Places A Children's Encyclopedia
               

              People and Places A Children's Encyclopedia (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $48.00
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              Meet the people of the world and find out about some of the fascinating cultures that make up our global community. From Spaniards to Samoans, and the Miao to the Miskitu, this fully updated edition of DK's popular Encyclopedia of People will take you on a worldwide tour of conti...nents, peninsulas, and islands to discover what life is like for the billions of people on our planet. Discover how the Yakut people survive in the Arctic temperatures of Siberia, or why tattoos are so important in Maori culture. Learn about the Mbendeje people's hunting sign language that lets them silently creep up on unsuspecting prey. People and Places: a children's encyclopedia allows you to explore different cultures through illuminating photography and bitesize chunks of information. The perfect companion to geography and culture projects for school-aged children, this book is a treasure trove of facts and information about the people that make up our world.
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              ISBN 9780241364420
              Released NZ 6 Aug 2019
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              SuperSpace: The furthest, largest, most incredible features of our universe

              SuperSpace: The furthest, largest, most incredible features of our universe (Hardback)

              By DK

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              Bursting with fascinating facts and the latest breathtaking images, this space book for children brings the wonders of the Solar System to life. Find out about the never-ending storms on Jupiter. Learn about the towering volcanoes of Venus - all 1,600 of them, and see the Valles ...Marineris on Mars - a canyon that is ten times longer than Earth's Grand Canyon. Find out many more fascinating super facts about the cosmos with SuperSpace. Based on recent research and discoveries, SuperSpace showcases everything you need to know about the Universe - from the Big Bang to the formation of galaxies, stars, and planets as well as the technology used to explore its unimaginable depths. Fabulous cutaway artworks help to reveal the inner workings of the Sun, planets, and moons as well as space stations and space probes. SuperSpace brings the cosmos to life in a visually compelling and informative way, making it a must-have book for every budding space enthusiast.
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              ISBN 9780241343449
              Released NZ 4 Jun 2019
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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