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              The Dinosaurs Book

              The Dinosaurs Book (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $37.00
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              Everything you need to know about dinosaurs, pterosaurs, marine reptiles, and mammals in this stunning prehistoric encyclopedia for kids.With more than 1,000 images and fascinating facts, The Dinosaur Book brings young readers face-to-face with some of the most incredible creatur...es ever to exist. Using a range of full-colour images, including spectacular fossilised bones and realistic digital reconstructions, all forms of prehistoric life are covered. The Dinosaur Book includes important, recent prehistoric finds such as the amazing discovery of a 110 million-year-old dinosaur named Nodosaur as well as some of the remarkable feathered dinosaurs recently unearthed in China!Young readers can find out too, about the latest scientific discoveries that have changed the way we see these fascinating prehistoric animals - from new feathered dinosaurs to how and where they lived.
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              ISBN 9780241300077
              Released NZ 3 Sep 2018
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              My Encyclopedia of Very Important Dinosaurs: For Little Dinosaur Lovers Who Want to Know Everything

              My Encyclopedia of Very Important Dinosaurs: For Little Dinosaur Lovers Who Want to Know Everything (Hardback)

              By DK

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              A children's book that takes you back in time to discover a prehistoric world of dinosaur facts. Practise your palaeontology, see dinosaur bones up-close, and learn facts about fossils.The latest title in the popular My Encyclopedia of Very Important... series, this visually stun...ning dinosaur book is something that every young fossil hunter and dinosaur enthusiast will want to own. Easily accessible to young readers through a balance of striking images and conversational, age-appropriate text, this dinosaur encyclopedia will tap into every child's natural curiosity and answer all their biggest questions about this amazing lost world. Bursting with up-to-date facts and discoveries, My Encyclopedia of Very Important Dinosaurs includes everything from an in-depth exploration of the triassic, jurassic, and cretaceous periods and how fossils are made, to detailed profiles of popular dinosaurs such as Tyrannosaurus rex, Triceratops, and Stegosaurus, to more unfamiliar species such as Microraptor, Guanlong, and Spinosaurus.
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              ISBN 9780241316177
              Released NZ 3 Sep 2018
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 5-8 years
              Series My Very Important Encyclopedias
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              Robot: Meet the Machines of the Future

              Robot: Meet the Machines of the Future (Hardback)

              By DK; Foreword by Rogers, Dr Lucy

              • RRP: $30.00
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              From mechanical automata to modern-day androids and animal robots, this children's book for ages 9-11 covers artificial intelligence (AI) throughout history. Robotics is experiencing an explosion - with more than 45 million robots estimated to be in operation by 2019. Robotics an...d AI will increasingly become a part of daily life: from drones used in battle to robot helpers taking care of hospital patients, and from service robots packing food to rescue robots finding people after a disaster. Robot explains how robots work, how they are made, and shows what the cutting-edge of science, technology, mechanical engineering, and computing looks like. This kids' robot book showcases more than 100 robots, representing the latest and greatest innovations in AI through bright graphics and stunning photography. Tech panels present fascinating facts about each robot's design, production, and capability. The final chapter covers the future of robotics, and how kids of the not-too-distant future may have their very own android friends. Young readers will be riveted by the vibrant graphics, zesty colours, and mend-bending array of information that Robot provides.
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              ISBN 9780241346754
              Released NZ 3 Sep 2018
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              1000 Useful Words: Build Vocabulary and Literacy Skills

              1000 Useful Words: Build Vocabulary and Literacy Skills (Hardback)

              By DK

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              This picture book of 1000 first words will broaden young children's vocabulary and strengthen their early reading and writing skills. The inviting pages are filled with pictures, word labels, and simple sentences, and topics include Me and My Family, Animals, How We Look and Feel..., Around the World, I Know Colours, Shapes, and Numbers, and Weather and Seasons. There are also some fun story style pages that tell a simple narrative and inspire storytelling skills: for example, All in a Day is about a young child's typical day, and If I Were a Pet looks at a dog, cat, rabbit, fish, and pony, and imagines what these different animals might like to do.1000 Useful Words clearly labels every picture, which encourages picture-and-word association and helps early reading, and each topic features short sentences for children to finish that reinforce grammar and encourage writing skills. The words have been chosen with the help of a leading educational consultant, Penny Coltman, and include a combination of useful and imaginative nouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs. Young children will be amazed and delighted by all the fascinating real-world photos, things to spot, imaginative pictures to talk about, and incredibly useful words! This fun and educational picture word book is a must-have first reference title for parents who are keen to develop their child's language and literacy skills.
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              ISBN 9780241319536
              Released NZ 3 Sep 2018
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 0-5 years
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              LEGO Star Wars Ideas Book: More than 200 Games, Activities, and Building Ideas
               

              LEGO Star Wars Ideas Book: More than 200 Games, Activities, and Building Ideas (Hardback)

              By DK; Dowsett, Elizabeth; Hugo, Simon; Dolan, Hannah

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              Find a galaxy full of LEGO (R) Star Wars (TM) ideas to build - from activities and art, games and challenges, to practical makes and your very own inventions! LEGO (R) Star Wars (TM) Ideas Book features imaginative play and building ideas using your own LEGO brick collection, fro...m LEGO projects that take just a few minutes, to builds to keep you occupied for hours. Set up a game of LEGO Star Wars skittles, create a pencil pot shaped like your favourite Sith or Jedi, build a fleet of tiny TIEs, design Darth Vader's family tree, and customise a podracer. Challenge a friend to take on a rathtar, mix up your minifigures, stage your favourite movie battle scene with LEGO Star Wars bricks - and much, much more! LEGO (R) Star Wars (TM) Ideas Book is packed with a family friendly range of activities to inspire every LEGO Star Wars fan. What will you build? (c) 2018 The LEGO Group. (c) & TM 2018 LUCASFILM LTD.
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              ISBN 9780241314258
              Released NZ 3 Sep 2018
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 5-8 years
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              DKfindout! Universe

              DKfindout! Universe (Paperback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $17.99
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              This children's book on space exploration and travel through the Universe will inspire your child and increase their knowledge about our place in the solar system and beyond. DKfindout! Universe is ideal for school projects or for children who simply love to learn about all thing...s about space. From the birth of stars to the mysteries of black holes, the Universe has been constantly studied to understand how it works. Learn about the Sun, our solar system, icy planets and explosive stars, far-off galaxies that powerful telescopes looking deep into space have captured, observatories and astronomy, and whole new worlds discovered by space-exploring probes in this beautifully illustrated children's book that is crammed with amazing facts.Part of the award-winning DKfindout! series, this engaging book includes amazing photography and illustrations that help children understand the wonders of the Universe. Written by experts and checked by an educational consultant.
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              ISBN 9780241322871
              Released NZ 3 Sep 2018
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 7-9 years
              Series DKfindout!
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              Record Breakers!: More than 500 Fantastic Feats
               

              Record Breakers!: More than 500 Fantastic Feats (Hardback)

              By DK

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              Amazing facts about people, animals, Earth, and space pack this fantastic kids' book of world records. It's the perfect gift book for children aged 9-11.Record Breakers brings you the first, fastest, longest, largest, biggest, and best records in the world. Track the longest shar...k migration (20,000 km/12,400 miles); visit the coolest place on the planet (Vostok Station, Antarctica: a chilling -89.2C/-128.6F); see how plane pioneer Chuck Yeager first broke the sound barrier, and much more. The greatest human achievements are showcased, from pioneering inventors to modern feats of engineering, technology, transport, and sport. But there's far more than just people power in the book, there are also records about animals, plants, and our amazing natural world, Earth, and space.Find out all about the best of everything in Record Breakers - an entertaining and educational book for all the family.
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              ISBN 9780241296967
              Released NZ 3 Sep 2018
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              The Classical Music Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

              The Classical Music Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

              By DK; Foreword by Derham, Katie

              • RRP: $48.00
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              From Mozart to Mendelssohn, this comprehensive guide to classical music history and classical music biography is the perfect latest addition to the bestselling Big Ideas series.Easy to understand and clear to follow, this history of classical music explores and explains music the...ory and the impact of seminal pieces, while also providing fascinating stories about the lives of crucial composers and performers. The Classical Music Book analyses over 90 works by famous composers from Thomas Tallis in the early period to baroque masters like Bach and Handel to the classical genius of Beethoven and Wagner and beyond to the modern day in order to explore the key ideas underpinning the world's greatest classical compositions and musical traditions, and define their importance to the musical canon, placing them into their wider social, cultural, and historical context.The unique approach to the subject makes this book the perfect classical music guide for everyone. Regardless of whether you are relatively new to the subject and want to learn or if you are a classical musical music aficionado, there is plenty to discover in The Classical Music Book.
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              ISBN 9780241301975
              Released NZ 3 Sep 2018
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Big Ideas
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              Ballet: The Definitive Illustrated Story

              Ballet: The Definitive Illustrated Story (Hardback)

              By DK; Consultant editor Durante, Viviana

              • RRP: $55.00
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              This visual guide to ballet history goes beyond other ballet books, with evocative photography that captures famous ballet dancers and key ballet stories, written with ballet legend Viviana Durante as Editorial Consultant.Discover more than 70 of the most famous ballet dances, fr...om The Nutcracker and Swan Lake to The Rite of Spring. Learn the stories behind renowned companies such as The Royal Ballet and the Bolshoi Ballet. Explore the lives and achievements of ballet dancers across the centuries, such as Margot Fonteyn, Carlos Acosta, and Darcey Bussell, and meet composers and choreographers, from Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky to Matthew Bourne.From its origins at court and the first national ballet companies, to the contemporary scene and extraordinary venues that stage the production, this ballet book covers an impressive history of ballet and provides an invaluable overview of the subject. Filled with rarely seen photographs covering all the key figures, pieces, and performances, and compelling facts about each dance - the sources they draw from, their production history, and their reception over time - Ballet: The Definitive Illustrated Story is an essential gift for all ballet enthusiasts.
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              ISBN 9780241302316
              Released NZ 3 Sep 2018
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Baby Touch and Feel Merry Christmas

              Baby Touch and Feel Merry Christmas (Board Book)

              By DK

              • RRP: $12.99
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              This Christmas book is the perfect stocking filler for babies and will make sure baby's first Christmas is full of festive fun - with a snowman, a Christmas tree, reindeer, and more!Just right for sharing with babies and toddlers, inside you meet jolly characters and Christmassy ...things, all with touch and feel patches or sparkly areas to explore. There's a toy snowman with a fleecy scarf, a toy robin with a fluffy red breast, a sparkly Christmas tree, a toy reindeer with bumpy antlers, a toy elf with glittery clothes, a silky Christmas sack filled with presents, and Santa with a soft white beard. Filled with early learning, every page of Baby Touch and Feel Merry Christmas has texture or an eye-catching shiny area to expand a baby's senses, and the simple design (with one main picture per page) is easy for very young children to follow. There are clear, real-life photos babies and toddlers can focus on, which help their identification skills, large word labels that build vocabulary and picture-and-word association (helpful for early reading), plus short, read-aloud text with each picture that's great for encouraging little ones to talk, promoting their language.This small baby board book is a good size for little hands to hold. Babies and toddlers will love turning the tough pages themselves, which develops their fine motor skills. Part of DK's popular Baby Touch and Feel series, this sparkly Christmas baby book with its appealing puppy jacket makes a perfect Christmas gift.
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              ISBN 9780241332276
              Released NZ 3 Sep 2018
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 0-5 years
              Series Baby Touch and Feel
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