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              Explanatorium of History
               

              Explanatorium of History (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $48.00
              • $36.00
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              • Pub Date
                2 Nov 21

              Take a rollercoaster ride through the past with this fact-packed and visually stunning children's history encyclopedia. Discover what the major turning points in history were, from the evolution and migrations of early humans, to the rise and fall of great empires such as Ancient... Rome and the Aztecs. Get the inside track on wars and conflict, including European knights, Japanese samurai, Inca warriors, and the major clashes of World War I, World War II, the Cold War, and the War on Terror, and so much more. This visual reference encyclopedia uses stunning photographs and supporting illustrations to trace the history of science from Ancient Greece, through the major contributions of the Islamic world, the Scientific Revolution, the Space Race, and on to modern technology. The arts, religions, and ideas are also showcased, from Australian Aboriginal Dreamtime, the Renaissance, and Greek drama to the origins of major world religions, such as Christianity and Buddhism. Explanatorium of History is the ultimate visual encyclopedia for kids aged 10-14, telling the story of us , from the dawn of human history up to the present day.
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              ISBN 9780241412985
              Released NZ 2 Nov 2021
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              M is for Monkey

              M is for Monkey (Board Book)

              By DK; Illustrated by Pattenden, Marc

              • RRP: $15.99
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              Learn all about monkeys in this alphabet book.

              ISBN 9780241471623
              Released NZ 13 Apr 2021
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 0-5 years
              Availability
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              Super Simple Chemistry: The Ultimate Bitesize Study Guide
               

              Super Simple Chemistry: The Ultimate Bitesize Study Guide (Paperback)

              By DK; Contributions by Institution, Smithsonian

              • RRP: $30.00
              • $22.50
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              From acids to alloys and equations to evaporation, ?this guide makes complex topics easy to grasp at a glance. ?Perfect support for coursework, homework, and exam revision. Each topic is fully illustrated, to support the information, make the facts crystal clear, bring the scienc...e to life and make studying a breeze. A large central image explains the idea visually and each topic is summed up on a single page, helping children to quickly get up to speed and really understand how chemistry works. For key ideas, How it Works and Look Closer boxes explain the theory with the help of simple graphics. And for revision, a handy Key Facts box provides a simple summary you can check back on later. With clear, concise coverage of all the core topics, Super Simple Chemistry is the perfect accessible guide to chemistry for children, supporting classwork, and making studying for exams the easiest it's ever been.
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              ISBN 9780241390450
              Released NZ 19 May 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Super Simple
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              Complete Flags of the World: The Ultimate Pocket Guide
               

              Complete Flags of the World: The Ultimate Pocket Guide (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $30.00
              • $24.00
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              • Pub Date
                16 Nov 21

              The ultimate guide to the fascinating world of flags This one-stop guide to flags of the world explains the intriguing stories behind the design of country flags, state flags and heraldic symbols. The Complete Flags of the World is the essential guide to both identifying flags an...d understanding the complex history and symbolism behind the incredible variety of designs that have evolved over the years, from the ancient medieval cantons of Switzerland to the Stars and Stripes of the USA. You'll learn to identify the flags of different nations and celebrate their cultural importance and special meanings. This comprehensive and educational guide to vexillology covers more than 400 examples and spans the areas of geography, communications, politics, sport, history, and art in the process. Detailed notes and annotation reveal the origins, design development, and significance of colours, symbols, crests, and coats of arms, as well as the reasons for any recent changes to the flags. A wonderful gift for flag enthusiasts of all ages.
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              ISBN 9780241523568
              Released NZ 16 Nov 2021
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age General Audience
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              What's Where on Earth? Animal Atlas: The World's Wildlife as You've Never Seen it Before

              What's Where on Earth? Animal Atlas: The World's Wildlife as You've Never Seen it Before (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $37.00
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              This stunning new atlas is your first class pass on a world tour of the homes of Earth's most amazing animals. The latest exciting title in DK's popular illustrated atlas series maps out the habitats of the world's mammals, fish, birds, reptiles, invertebrates, and more. Whether ...it's plotting the range of a lion, following the flight paths of birds, tracking great white sharks in the oceans, or exploring the migration of the monarch butterfly you will see exactly where and how more than 100 extraordinary animal species live. What makes Animal Atlas unique is the maps themselves. Each one is individually commissioned in 3D, with detail to show the habitat of each animal, as well as its geographic location. This reveals an astonishing amount of information about the behaviour of these animals, from how seals are adapted to survive in freezing Antarctic seas to how beetles survive in the heat of the Sahara desert. There is also a focus on the conservation and protection of animals. Maps reveal the shrinking territories of some species, showing where they used to roam in the past compared to what's left of their range today. Whichever animal you're trying to track down, you're sure to find it in Animal Atlas.
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              ISBN 9780241412909
              Released NZ 16 Apr 2021
              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

              • RRP: $17.99
              • $13.49
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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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              The Science of the Ocean: The Secrets of the Seas Revealed

              The Science of the Ocean: The Secrets of the Seas Revealed (Hardback)

              By DK; Foreword by Packham, Chris

              • RRP: $70.00
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              Dive into this uniquely elegant visual exploration of the sea An aesthetic look at marine life and the ocean environment, this book uses astounding photography and clear diagrams to make marine biology and oceanography accessible and an enjoyable visual experience. The Science of... the Ocean offers up riches from every corner of the ocean, from coral reefs and mangrove swamps to icy fjords and deep-ocean trenches, and from great whales to the microscopic beauty of plankton. Along the way, it explains how the ocean itself works, including tides, currents, hurricanes, tsunamis, and the global processes of oceanography and climate. An informative and utterly beautiful introduction to the ocean, this book brings the wealth of the sea onto the printed page.
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              ISBN 9780241415252
              Released NZ 29 Sep 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              The Law Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

              The Law Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $48.00
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              Discover the big ideas behind more than 90 of history's most important legal rulings and milestone laws - from the earliest civilizations to the 21st century. From the philosophical, religious, and moral codes of the world's earliest societies, such as the Law Code of Hammurabi a...nd the Ten Commandments, through groundbreaking legislation such as The Book of Punishments, Magna Carta and the Slavery Abolition Act, The Law Book offers an engaging and accessible overview of legal history across the world all the way into the 21st century with copyright in the digital age, gay marriage, and the right to be forgotten . With entries on the fight for universal suffrage and workers' rights, and the establishment of international legal bodies like INTERPOL and the European Court of Justice, The Law Book explores and explains the stories behind each milestone development. Using the Big Ideas series' trademark combination of authoritative, informative text, and bold graphics, The Law Book makes each entry accessible and easy to understand. Packed with inspirational quotations, eye-catching infographics, and mind maps , it offers essential reading for anyone with a professional or personal interest in law, the legal system, or history and social change.
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              ISBN 9780241410196
              Released NZ 18 Aug 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Big Ideas
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              365 Things to Do with LEGO (R) Bricks

              365 Things to Do with LEGO (R) Bricks (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $40.00
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              Winner of the Best Book category Creative Play Awards 2016. This superb LEGO (R) building book inspires you to look at your LEGO bricks in new and exciting ways and enjoy LEGO fun every day of the year. Featuring imaginative play and building ideas, from LEGO games that take just... a few minutes and require a handful of bricks, to inspirational build ideas and activities to keep you occupied for hours. 365 Things to Do with LEGO (R) Bricks is packed with fun and quirky activities, such as: build your own LEGO pet; challenge your friends to make the tallest LEGO tower against the clock; and learn how to make a stop-motion LEGO movie. 365 Things to Do with LEGO (R) Bricks includes a countdown timer and activity selector, allowing you to choose an activity at random, to time your activities and to race against the clock. Packed with 365 LEGO activities you'll be inspired all year round. LEGO, the LEGO logo, the Brick and Knob configurations and the Minifigure are trademarks of the LEGO Group. (c)2016 The LEGO Group. All rights reserved. Produced by DK Publishing under license from the LEGO Group.
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              ISBN 9780241427989
              Released NZ 21 Feb 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 7-9 years
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              Inventor Lab: Awesome Builds for Smart Makers
               

              Inventor Lab: Awesome Builds for Smart Makers (Hardback)

              By DK; Foreword by Rogers, Dr Lucy

              • RRP: $30.00
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              This DK children's book aged 9-15 is brimming with more than 20 exciting, educational activities and projects that focus on electronics and technology. Keep your siblings out of your room with a brilliant bedroom buzzer, power a propellor motorboat, build your own bristlebot, mak...e a matchbox microphone, and construct a crane by following step-by-step instructions and using affordable equipment. Super Tech Lab will engage budding scientists and engineers as they experiment, invent, trial, and test technology, electronics, and mechanics at home. Simple steps with clear photographs take readers through the stages of each low-cost project, with fact-filled panels to explain the science behind each one, and to fascinate them with real-world examples. With an increasing focus across school curricula on encouraging children to enjoy and explore STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering, and maths), Super Tech Lab is the perfect companion for any inquisitive child with an interest in how the worlds of science experiments and technology work, and why.
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              ISBN 9780241343517
              Released NZ 6 Aug 2019
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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