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            Maths Mutts: All About Time: Maths Mutts Book 2
             

            Maths Mutts: All About Time: Maths Mutts Book 2 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Hope, Charles

            • RRP: $26.99
            • $21.05
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            • Pub Date
              5 Nov 20

            Time is a key component of mathematics. It helps us make sense of an enormous amount of information, and it can have many practical applications in our everyday lives. Join our maths mutts as they learn all about the wonderful world of Time!

            ISBN 9781742035994
            Published NZ 5 Nov 2020
            Publisher Wild Dog Books
            Interest Age 8-12 years
            Series Maths Mutts
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            What's the Point of Maths?

            What's the Point of Maths? (Hardback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $30.00
            • $22.50
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            Incredible historical and contemporary stories explore the often surprising origins of the maths we use today, from number sequences to trigonometry. Crazy facts, magic tricks, and mathematical brainteasers will amuse and entertain even the most reluctant math students. Find out ...why an hour has 60 rather than 100 minutes and how prime numbers keep the internet working. Colourful and uncluttered illustrations make mathematical explanations easy to grasp in seconds and make this user-friendly book simple to navigate and a joy to browse and read. What's the point of maths? is perfect for those who need some inspiration when it comes to numbers. It combines stories from history with simple visual explanations to bring maths to life. From spotting a bargain to talking to computers, from filling in a giant sinkhole to becoming a trillionaire, it shows children why core maths ideas were invented and how to apply them today - in the classroom and the real world! Accompanying the fascinating stories are puzzles, games, and amazing facts, as well as a lively challenge to help bring each of the topics to life. Stylish, colourful illustrations make the maths fun and unintimidating, while simple diagrams and steps make explanations easy to grasp in seconds. Throughout the book, worked examples show readers how to solve simple maths challenges, encouraging children to improve their maths skills with hands-on practice. A vocational theme runs throughout the book, showing why maths is a vital skill in many fields of life, from science and entertainment to sport and travel.
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            ISBN 9780241343524
            Released NZ 7 Jan 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            How Many Mice Make An Elephant?: And Other Big Questions about Size and Distance

            How Many Mice Make An Elephant?: And Other Big Questions about Size and Distance (Paperback)

            By Turner, Tracey; Illustrated by Cushley, Aaron

            • RRP: $19.99
            • $15.99
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            A humorous but informative introduction to size and distance

            ISBN 9780753445402
            Released NZ 13 Oct 2020
            Publisher Kingfisher Books Ltd
            Interest Age 7-9 years
            Series How Many... Kingfisher maths
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            Do You Know? Level 4 - BBC Earth Looking After the Ocean

            Do You Know? Level 4 - BBC Earth Looking After the Ocean (Paperback)

            By Ladybird

            • RRP: $12.99
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            Why is the ocean important? Why do people study it? Find out about protecting the ocean and its plants and animals in this BBC Earth reader. The Ladybird Do You Know? graded readers series comprises a range of non-fiction STEM titles for young learners of English. Covering a vari...ety of topics, Do You Know? adopts an enquiry-based approach, and includes motivating video content, project work and critical thinking activities to develop students' linguistic and twenty-first century skills. Recommended for children aged 7+, there are four levels progressing from CEFR level Pre-A1 to level A2. Each reader is accompanied by online video content, audio, video and comprehension activities, and suggestions for project work. Protecting the Ocean, a Level 4 Reader, is A2 in the CEFR framework and supports YLE Flyers exams. The longer text is made up of sentences with up to three clauses, more complex past and future tense structures, modal verbs and a wider variety of conjunctions.
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            ISBN 9780241355763
            Released NZ 9 Jul 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Availability
            Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
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            All About Numbers
             

            All About Numbers (Paperback)

            By Ball, Johnny

            • RRP: $24.00
            • $18.00
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            • Pub Date
              1 Dec 20

            Popular television presenter Johnny Ball shares his love of maths and the essential part numbers play in our lives, from measuring, counting, and predicting to solving all sorts of problems. But maths isn't just about counting and calculations. In All about Numbers, you'll explor...e a fantastic world that is full of surprises. Learn how to crack codes and unravel mazes, and discover why finding a prime number can make you a millionaire. Impress your friends with magic tricks and mind-reading techniques, and find out about the simple puzzles that have stumped the world's brainiest mathematicians for centuries. With a colourful and quirky design, All about Numbers also includes fun and humorous facts that many math books leave out, such as why a flea can jump higher than an elephant and why zero doesn't always mean nothing . You'll also discover how maths evolved throughout history, from the first counting system in ancient Iraq to the complex maths the Egyptians used to build the pyramids. Let Johnny Ball show you how maths can take you anywhere - to infinity and beyond.
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            ISBN 9780241479100
            Released NZ 1 Dec 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Series Big Questions
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            All About Maths
             

            All About Maths (Paperback)

            By Ball, Johnny

            • RRP: $24.00
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            • Pub Date
              1 Dec 20

            Join popular television presenter Johnny Ball as he explores the history of maths and measuring and shows why it is still a magical way to find out how everything works today. All about Maths helps make maths magically simple, from pi, the amazing number that unlocks the secret o...f circles and spheres, to perfect proportions - did you know Leonardo da Vinci figured out that a person's ear is one-third the length of their face? Along the way, you'll meet some of the most brilliant mathematical thinkers from history who have used numbers to make sense of the world. Discover how Pythagorus came upon his famous theorem, and how Galileo the Great became the father of clocks. The fun design presents weird and wonderful facts that most maths books leave out, such as the origin of the number googol and what Mickey Mouse has in common with a computer mouse. With puzzles to solve, conundrums to crack, and incredible tricks to show friends, Johnny Ball will show you just how magical the world of maths can be.
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            ISBN 9780241479094
            Released NZ 1 Dec 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Series Big Questions
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            Maths Mutts: All About Graphs: Maths Mutts Book 1

            Maths Mutts: All About Graphs: Maths Mutts Book 1 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Hendry, Lorna

            • RRP: $19.99
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            The latest title from dual-CBCA Honour Award recipient Lorna Hendry. Graphs are a key component of mathematics. They can help us make sense of potentially complicated information, and have practical applications in our everyday lives. Join our maths mutts as they learn all about ...the wonderful world of Graphs! This is the first in an exciting new series taking a fun and engaging look at key mathematical concepts, and how these can be applied in everyday life. Planned titles include Angles, Time, Chance, Dimensions and Money.
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            ISBN 9781742035765
            Published NZ 1 Oct 2019
            Publisher Wild Dog Books
            Interest Age 8-12 years
            Series Maths Mutts
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            In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            Mathematical Origami: Geometrical Shapes by Paper Folding
              

            Mathematical Origami: Geometrical Shapes by Paper Folding (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd edition)

            By Mitchell, David

            • RRP: $29.99
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            This second edition extends the models considerably - adding 60 new pages of activities. The models have been divided into Convex and Planar Polyhedra and Rhombic Polyhedra - using modular origami to the maximum effect.

            ISBN 9781911093039
            Released NZ 1 Sep 2020
            Publisher Tarquin Publications
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            Internationally sourced; ships 6-14 working days
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            How Many Kittens Could Ride a Shark?: Creative Ways to Look at Length
             

            How Many Kittens Could Ride a Shark?: Creative Ways to Look at Length (Hardback)

            By Cella, Clara

            • RRP: $37.99
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            Introduce pre-readers to the maths concept of length with eight funny, non-standard measuring units, including kittens, toy aeroplanes and sweets. Delightful composite photos and a little text illustrate the length of a shark, a lemur tail, a crayon and more.

            ISBN 9781474795340
            Released NZ 1 Oct 2020
            Publisher Capstone Global Library Ltd
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Series Silly Measurements
            Availability
            Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
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            My Job in Maths
             

            My Job in Maths (Hardback)

            By Brundle, Joanna; Designed by Rintoul, Drue

            • RRP: $41.99
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            Are you a maths whizz with terrific timetable skills? Or are you a science star who knows everything there is to know about the animal kingdom? Or maybe you're an engineering hero who loves to take things apart and put them back together again? Whether you dream of diving with wh...ales as a marine biologist or flying rockets into space with NASA, going from classroom to career is easy if you know what jobs are out there!
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            ISBN 9781786376770
            Released NZ 28 Jul 2020
            Publisher BookLife Publishing
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Series Classroom to Career
            Availability
            Internationally sourced (on backorder); allow 4-8 weeks
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