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              The Book of Mythical Beasts and Magical Creatures: Meet your favourite monsters, fairies, heroes, and tricksters from all around the world
               

              The Book of Mythical Beasts and Magical Creatures: Meet your favourite monsters, fairies, heroes, and tricksters from all around the world (Hardback)

              By DK; Krensky, Stephen

              • RRP: $40.00
              • $30.00
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              • Pub Date
                29 Sep 20

              Enter the enchanting world of mythical creatures and explore the history behind them in this beautifully illustrated compendium for kids aged 7 to 9. You'll meet an incredible cast of mind-boggling fictional animals from all around the world. Say hello to Bigfoot in the forests o...f North America and learn about the Native American traditions that inspired its story. Voyage to Japan to meet kitsune, supernatural nine-tailed foxes that can turn into humans. And jump onboard an ancient storm-battered ship to learn why mermaids were the last thing a sailor wanted to see... Learn about the societies that spawned these legendary creatures, from Ancient Greece to the indigenous tribes of Australia, and find out what the beasts tell us about the people who created them. From narwhal tusks inspiring the legend of unicorns, to dinosaur bones creating rumours of dragons, there is an interesting story behind every magical beast. Mythical Beasts and Magical Creatures tells you everything you need to know about supernatural animals great and small. Perfect for fans of Harry Potter and other fantasy tales,, this is the only kids' guide to magical creatures that tells you the history behind the mythology.
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              ISBN 9780241423950
              Released NZ 29 Sep 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 7-9 years
              Availability
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              DK Life Stories Anne Frank

              DK Life Stories Anne Frank (Hardback)

              By Krensky, Stephen; Illustrated by Ager, Charlotte

              • RRP: $15.99
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              In this biography, discover the incredible story of Anne Frank, the courageous young writer who hid from the Nazis during World War II. Anne Frank's diary is read by children and adults worldwide. It tells two stories: one of an extraordinary young girl living in hiding during on...e of the most fearsome times in history, and one of a relatable young girl facing the same questions and troubles that kids come up against today. Learn how both sides of this puzzle made up the person who is Anne Frank. Meet her family and friends, explore The Annex where they hid, and see her story put in historical context alongside information about World War II and the Holocaust, and Hitler and Nazi Germany. This new biography series from DK goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting people. Full-color photographs and hand-drawn illustrations complement thoughtfully written, age-appropriate text to create an engaging book children will enjoy reading. Definition boxes, information sidebars, maps, inspiring quotes, and other nonfiction text features add depth, and a handy reference section at the back makes this the one biography series every teacher and librarian will want to collect. Each book also includes an author's introduction letter, a glossary, and an index.
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              ISBN 9780241301869
              Released NZ 8 Jan 2019
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 7-9 years
              Series Life Stories
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              We Just Had A Baby
               

              We Just Had A Baby (Hardback)

              By Krensky, Stephen; Illustrated by Graux, Am

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              A toddler must learn how to deal with a new baby in the house.

              ISBN 9781623706036
              Released NZ 1 Aug 2016
              Publisher Capstone Press
              Interest Age Children
              Availability
              Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
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              DK Life Stories Nelson Mandela

              DK Life Stories Nelson Mandela (Hardback)

              By Krensky, Stephen; Illustrated by Ager, Charlotte

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              In this kids biography, discover the inspiring story of Nelson Mandela, who became the first black president of South Africa after spending 27 years in prison. In 1964, Nelson Mandela was sentenced to a lifetime in jail. His crime? Attempting to overthrow a government that openly... discriminated against its black citizens. After spending 27 years behind bars, Mandela was released, allowing him to continue his struggle for equality in South Africa-and to become the country's first black president. In this biography book for kids ages 8-11, learn all about Mandela's incredible life, his fight against apartheid, and how he helped bring peace to his nation. This new biography series from DK goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting people. Full-colour photographs and hand-drawn illustrations complement thoughtfully written, age-appropriate text to create an engaging book children will enjoy reading. Definition boxes, information sidebars, maps, inspiring quotes, and other nonfiction text features add depth, and a handy reference section at the back makes this the one biography series everyone will want to collect. Each book also includes an author's introduction letter, a glossary, and an index.
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              ISBN 9780241377918
              Released NZ 16 Jul 2019
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 7-9 years
              Series Life Stories
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              DK Life Stories Leonardo da Vinci

              DK Life Stories Leonardo da Vinci (Hardback)

              By Krensky, Stephen

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              Discover the inspiring story of Leonardo da Vinci, the remarkable artist, inventor, and engineer of the Italian Renaissance, in this fascinating kids' biography. Leonardo was a creative genius who wanted to understand how things worked. This book traces his life, from his birth i...n a hilltop village near Florence, Italy, to his apprenticeship as an artist, through to his work as a painter, sculptor, and engineer. Leonardo made hundreds of wonderful drawings and paintings, including the Mona Lisa - probably the most famous painting in the world. In this biography book for kids aged 8-11, learn how Leonardo also made detailed sketches of the human body and designs of parachutes, submarines, airships, helicopters, and armoured tanks - many years before the technology existed to build them. Not just a great artist, Leonardo was an inventor who was centuries ahead of his time. This new kids' biography series from DK goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting and inspiring people. Full-colour photographs and hand-drawn illustrations complement age-appropriate narrative text to create an engaging book children will enjoy reading. Definition boxes, information sidebars, inspiring quotes, and other nonfiction text features add depth, and a handy reference section at the back makes DK Life Stories the one biography series everyone will want to collect.
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              ISBN 9780241411568
              Released NZ 4 Feb 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 7-9 years
              Series Life Stories
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              In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              Big Bad Wolves at School
               

              Big Bad Wolves at School (Hardback)

              By Krensky, Stephen; Illustrated by Sneed, Brad

              • RRP: $48.99
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              Rufus doesn't like school at first. He loves being a wolf and doing wolf stuff -- like running through the woods or howling at the moon. But Rufus, like all wolves, must go to school to learn real wolf work, like wearing clever disguises and speaking sheep.While Rufus learns, he ...also teaches: Sometimes ou have to cut loose and learn to be yourself!
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              ISBN 9780689837999
              Released NZ 1 Jul 2007
              Publisher Simon & Schuster
              Interest Age 4-8 years
              Availability
              Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
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              Abe Lincoln and the Muddy Pig
               

              Abe Lincoln and the Muddy Pig (Trade Paperback / Paperback, illustrated edition)

              By Krensky, Stephen; Illustrated by Griffith, Gershom

              • RRP: $12.99
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              • Internationally sourced

              This delightful true story about America's 16th president tells the tale of young lawyer Abe Lincoln on his way to deliver an important speech. He comes across a pig stuck in a mud puddle. If he stops to help the pig, Abe will ruin his new suit. But the pig can't get out. What's ...Abe to do? Full-color illustrations.
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              ISBN 9780689841033
              Released NZ 15 Mar 2002
              Publisher Simon & Schuster Ltd
              Interest Age 6-8 years
              Series Ready-To-Read Cofa
              Availability
              Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-14 working days
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              I Am So Brave!

              I Am So Brave! (Board Book)

              By Krensky, Stephen; Illustrated by Gillingham, Sara

              • RRP: $12.99
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              This fourth book in the empowerment series celebrates toddlers as they overcome their fears.

              ISBN 9781419709371
              Released NZ 1 Sep 2014
              Publisher Abrams
              Interest Age 0-5 years
              Series Empowerment
              Availability
              In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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              I Know a Lot!

              I Know a Lot! (Board Book)

              By Krensky, Stephen; Illustrated by Gillingham, Sara

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              The next book in the empowerment series --a celebratory tribute to all toddlers' efforts to make sense of the world.

              ISBN 9781419709388
              Released NZ 6 Aug 2013
              Publisher Abrams
              Interest Age 0-5 years
              Series Empowerment
              Availability
              In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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              My Dad Can Do Anything

              My Dad Can Do Anything

              By Krensky, Stephen

              ISBN 9780375826276
              Released NZ 6 Aug 2004
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age 2-6 years
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