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            China Through Time: A 2,500 Year Journey along the World's Greatest Canal

            China Through Time: A 2,500 Year Journey along the World's Greatest Canal (Hardback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $30.00
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            Take an unforgettable time-travelling journey through Chinese history with this beautifully illustrated history book for children. Spanning 2,500 years and 1,794 km (1,115 miles), from Hangzhou in the south to Beijing in the north, China Through Time tells the fascinating story o...f China's Grand Canal - the world's longest and oldest canal. Meet emperors, armies, and soldiers from early Chinese history, and follow the construction and development of the Grand Canal up the present day. Stunning, panoramic illustrations and lively, engaging text bring key periods and turning points in the canal's history to life. Cutaway views showing the interior of boats and buildings, picture pull-outs surrounding each double-page illustration, and simple annotations highlighting important characters and places provide a wealth of detail that will stimulate children's interest in the history of China. Children will also love searching for the time-travelling cat who appears in the artworks, drawing them further into the hustle and bustle of each scene. Perfect for parents and children to pore over and discuss together time and again, China Through Time also makes a gorgeous gift or collector's item. Fun, interactive, and packed with compelling detail, it vividly presents Chinese history to children as they have never seen it before.
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            ISBN 9780241356296
            Released NZ 7 Jan 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            Australia's Intriguing Past

            Australia's Intriguing Past (Hardback)

            By Payne, Frances

            • RRP: $36.99
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            Convicts and bushrangers pirates and princes they have all had a part to play in Australia's past. The history of the Indigenous Australians goes back for over 60000 years a length of time that is so vast it is difficult to comprehend. Find out the stories of all these people in ...this book and discover how they have left their mark on today's Australia. How much do you really know about Australia Did you know that the whole continent is on the move or that Aussies were the first to use penicillin Dip in anywhere throughout this series to find masses of mini articles on everything you could want to know about Australia.
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            ISBN 9781922322043
            Published NZ 27 Feb 2020
            Publisher Redback Publishing
            Interest Age Children
            Series Fantastic Facts About
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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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            The Boy Who Dreamed of Infinity: A Tale of the Genius Ramanujan

            The Boy Who Dreamed of Infinity: A Tale of the Genius Ramanujan (Hardback)

            By Alznauer, Amy; Illustrated by Miyares, Daniel

            • RRP: $27.99
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            A young mathematical genius from India searches for the secrets hidden inside numbers - and for someone who understands him - in this gorgeous picture-book biography.A mango . . . is just one thing. But if I chop it in two, then chop the half in two, and keep on chopping, I get m...ore and more bits, on and on, endlessly, to an infinity I could never ever reach.In 1887 in India, a boy named Ramanujan is born with a passion for numbers. He sees numbers in the squares of light pricking his thatched roof and in the beasts dancing on the temple tower. He writes mathematics with his finger in the sand, across the pages of his notebooks, and with chalk on the temple floor. "What is small?" he wonders. "What is big?" Head in the clouds, Ramanujan struggles in school - but his mother knows that her son and his ideas have a purpose. As he grows up, Ramanujan reinvents much of modern mathematics, but where in the world could he find someone to understand what he has conceived? Author Amy Alznauer gently introduces young readers to math concepts while Daniel Miyares's illustrations bring the wonder of Ramanujan's world to life in the inspiring real-life story of a boy who changed mathematics and science forever. Back matter includes a bibliography and an author's note recounting more of Ramanujan's life and accomplishments, as well as the author's father's remarkable discovery of Ramanujan's Lost Notebook.
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            ISBN 9780763690489
            Released NZ 1 Apr 2020
            Publisher Candlewick Press,U.S
            Interest Age 5-9 years
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            Chinese Cinderella: The Secret Story of an Unwanted Daughter

            Chinese Cinderella: The Secret Story of an Unwanted Daughter (Paperback, Abridged edition)

            By Yen Mah, Adeline

            • RRP: $26.00
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            The story of a Chinese woman and how she suffered appalling emotional deprivation and rejection by her family as a child growing up in China and Hong Kong. She tells of the consequences in her adult life, above which she rose to make a happy marriage and become a successful docto...r in the USA.
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            ISBN 9780141304878
            Released NZ 2 Aug 1999
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Series Chinese Cinderella
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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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            Flowers in the Gutter: The True Story of the Edelweiss Pirates, Teenagers Who Resisted the Nazis
             

            Flowers in the Gutter: The True Story of the Edelweiss Pirates, Teenagers Who Resisted the Nazis (Hardback)

            By Gaddy, K. R.

            • RRP: $37.00
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            • Pub Date
              1 Jul 20

            The Edelweiss Pirates were a loosely organized group of working-class young people in the Rhine Valley of Germany. They faced off with Nazis during the Third Reich and suffered consequences for their resistance during and after World War II. --

            ISBN 9780525555414
            Released NZ 1 Jul 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            A Street Through Time: A 12,000 Year Journey Along the Same Street

            A Street Through Time: A 12,000 Year Journey Along the Same Street (Hardback)

            Illustrated by Noon, Steve

            • RRP: $24.00
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            Have you ever wondered what your street was like thousands of years ago? This illustrated history book for children takes you on a 12,000-year journey to find out the story of a single street. Think of the street you live on. Now think of how it may have looked in the Stone Age i...n 10,000 BCE, or in Victorian England during the Industrial Revolution, or how it may look 50 years from now. Steve Noon's A Street Through Time takes you on a time travelling journey that you won't forget. Beautiful double-page illustrations bring 15 key periods in time to life. You will see magnificent buildings go up and come down, new churches built on the site of ancient temples, wooden bridges destroyed and then remade in stone, and statues demolished then unearthed many years later. You'll find out how people lived long ago - the tools they used, what they wore, what they ate, and what they did all day. In addition, you can search for the time traveller in each period and locate the objects that have managed to survive through the ages. Revised and updated for a new generation, A Street Through Time now includes a look at the street 50 years in the future. It's a perfect book for parents and children to look at together. The more you look, the more you'll see.
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            ISBN 9780241411544
            Released NZ 7 Jan 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 7-9 years
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            They Did It First. 50 Scientists, Artists and Mathematicians Who Changed the World

            They Did It First. 50 Scientists, Artists and Mathematicians Who Changed the World (Hardback)

            By Leung, Julie; Kuhwald, Caitlin

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            A gorgeously illustrated collection of true stories, featuring the women and men who were pioneers of science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics.

            ISBN 9781529033182
            Released NZ 11 Feb 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Series They Did It First
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            Pioneer Women
              

            Pioneer Women (Paperback)

            Edited by Ell, Sarah

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            * First title in a new non-fiction series aimed at readers aged 12+ * A fascinating collection of writings portraying life for pioneer women * Liberally illustrated, with interesting ephemera and fact boxes

            ISBN 9780947506599
            Published NZ 1 Jul 2019
            Publisher Oratia Media
            Interest Age 13+ years
            Series The NZ Series
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