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            Vaka Moana - Voyages of the Ancestors: The Discovery and Settlement of the Pacific
              

            Vaka Moana - Voyages of the Ancestors: The Discovery and Settlement of the Pacific (Hardback, Illustrated edition)

            By Howe, Kerry; Museum, Auckland

            • RRP: $89.99
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            Published to accompany a major travelling exhibition opening at Auckland War Memorial Museum in November. Leading New Zealand and international scholars discuss the oral traditions f the great voyagers; the exploration of the Pacific; the various craft that made the voyages possi ...

            ISBN 9781869536251
            Published 8 August 2017 by David Bateman Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Antarctic Journeys
              

            Antarctic Journeys (Paperback)

            By Werry, Phillipa

            • RRP: $27.99
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            "Antarctica is a fascinating place. It is beautiful, cold, remote, and difficult to get to, which means everyone who goes there - today or in the past - has a special reason for wanting to go. Antarctica Journeys is about the journeys - historical and contemporary, human and anim ...

            ISBN 9781869664992
            Published 1 February 2019 by New Holland Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
             

            Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage (Paperback, New edition)

            By Lansing, Alfred

            • RRP: $29.99
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            In this title, there is adventure, shipwreck, storms and survival on the high seas.

            ISBN 9780753809877
            Published 1 August 2000 by Orion Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Voyages Promotion
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            In Egyptian Times
             

            In Egyptian Times (Paperback)

            By Davies, Kate; Illustrated by Belli, Alfredo

            • RRP: $12.99
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            Accompanied by the bright, friendly illustrations, this picture book tells the story of a typical day in Ancient Egypt: a little boy hurries off to school, acrobats tumble through the crowded market, and, crowds gather by the River Nile to watch the Pharaoh coming home.

            ISBN 9781409583165
            Published 21 July 2014 by Usborne Publishing Ltd
            Interest Age 3-6 years
            Series Picture Books
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            The Legend of Tutankhamun

            The Legend of Tutankhamun (Hardback)

            By Morgan, Sally Jane; Illustrated by Lewis, James Weston

            • RRP: $34.99
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            A sumptuous visual re-telling that spans the life, death and rediscovery of one of ancient Egypt's best-known pharaohs - Tutankhamun.

            ISBN 9781526360076
            Published 20 September 2018 by Hachette Children's Books
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            Smoke, Flame, Fire!: A History of Firefighting

            Smoke, Flame, Fire!: A History of Firefighting (Hardback)

            By Apps, Roy

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            Discover the amazing history of firefighting - from the pioneering Romans to WW2 Fire Guards and today's international search and rescue teams.

            ISBN 9780750297967
            Published 12 July 2016 by Hachette Children's Books
            Interest Age 7-9 years
            Series Smoke, Flame, Fire!
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            Fact Cat: History: Florence Nightingale

            Fact Cat: History: Florence Nightingale (Hardback)

            By Howell, Izzi

            • RRP: $29.99
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            Introducing young children to historical events with a global significance, the illustrated 'Fact Cat' character helps readers discover answers to key questions.

            ISBN 9781526301680
            Published 31 January 2017 by Hachette Children's Books
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Series Fact Cat: History
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            British
             

            British (Paperback, Unabridged edition)

            By Robinson, Tony

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            Another fascinating title in the fantastically funny history series from the acclaimed Tony Robinson.

            ISBN 9780330534260
            Published 15 August 2012 by Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Series Sir Tony Robinson's Weird World of Wonders
            This title is not currently available locally but showing available from overseas supplier on backorder – please allow 4-8 weeks for delivery.
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            The Ancient Egyptians

            The Ancient Egyptians (Hardback)

            By Greenberg, Imogen; Illustrated by Greenberg, Isabel

            • RRP: $21.99
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            Learn everything you need to know about the Ancient Egyptians, and some of the things they'd rather you didn't

            ISBN 9781847808257
            Published 7 April 2016 by Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Series Discover...
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            Awfully Ancient: Mangy Mummies, Menacing Pharoahs and Awful Afterlife: A moth-eaten history of the extraordinary Egyptians
             

            Awfully Ancient: Mangy Mummies, Menacing Pharoahs and Awful Afterlife: A moth-eaten history of the extraordinary Egyptians (Hardback)

            Illustrated by Morgan-Jones, Tom; By Barnham, Kay

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            Awfully Ancient! takes a tongue-in-cheek look at the most awful, disgusting or blood-curdling periods throughout history...

            ISBN 9780750279901
            Published 27 January 2015 by Hachette Children's Books
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Series Awfully Ancient
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