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            Fluke Big Book
             

            Fluke Big Book (Paperback)

            By Gibbes, Lesley; Illustrated by Dawson, Michelle

            • RRP: $45.00
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            • Pub Date
              1 Mar 20

            In 2012, a southern right whale gave birth to a calf in Sydney Harbour, and the people of Sydney were entranced. In 2012, a southern right whale gave birth to a calf in Sydney Harbour. It was only the third time in recorded history that a southern right whale had been born in the... harbour, and the people of Sydney were entranced. The story of Fluke is based on this event. Lesley Gibbes' text captures the excitement, joy and awe that the presence of these magnificent mammals create among the citizens of Sydney, while Michelle Dawson's tender illustrations bring the character of Fluke and his rich underwater world to life. AWARDS Shortlisted - 2018 Environment Award for Children's Literature
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            ISBN 9781922033017
            Published NZ 1 Mar 2020
            Publisher Working Title Press
            Interest Age 3-7 years
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            The Lost Words

            The Lost Words (Hardback)

            By Morris, Jackie; Macfarlane, Robert

            • RRP: $50.00
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            All over the country, there are words disappearing from children's lives. Words like Dandelion, Otter, Bramble, Acorn and Lark represent the natural world of childhood, a rich landscape of discovery and imagination that is fading from children's minds. The Lost Words stands again...st the disappearance of wild childhood. It is a joyful celebration of the poetry of nature words and the living glory of our distinctive, British countryside. With acrostic spell-poems by peerless wordsmith Robert Macfarlane and hand-painted illustrations by Jackie Morris, this enchanting book captures the irreplaceable magic of language and nature for all ages.
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            ISBN 9780241253588
            Released NZ 2 Oct 2017
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 5-8 years
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            Life: The First Four Billion Years

            Life: The First Four Billion Years (Hardback)

            By Jenkins, Martin; Illustrated by Baker-Smith, Grahame

            • RRP: $32.99
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            Discover the greatest story ever told: the story of life on our planet, from the big bang to the dinosaurs and beyond. Before humans took their first steps, there were billions of years of vibrant and varied life on earth. Discover the fascinating story of our planet, from the fo...rmation of the universe to the first mammals, and all the incredible life that flourished in-between. Covering ice ages and fossils, life in the teeming primeval seas and the first life on land, the time of the dinosaurs and the rise of the mammals, Martin Jenkins navigates through millions of years of prehistory in enthralling and accessible style. With gorgeous art from the Kate Greenaway Medal-winning illustrator Grahame Baker Smith, this is a captivating journey through the life of our planet before we called it ours.
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            ISBN 9781406372700
            Released NZ 1 May 2019
            Publisher Walker Books
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Series Walker Studio
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            Invent it!

            Invent it! (Hardback)

            By Beattie, Rob

            • RRP: $21.99
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            A fun and informative guide for budding inventors, packed with the tools and tips needed to turnan inspired idea into the next great invention. Guides the reader through the full inventionprocess, from brainstorming, designing and prototyping, through to patenting, marketing, and... manufacturing.
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            ISBN 9781784937867
            Released NZ 28 Jun 2017
            Publisher QED Publishing
            Interest Age 7-9 years
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            I Heart the World: A Celebration of Land, Sea, Flora, Fauna and People around the Globe

            I Heart the World: A Celebration of Land, Sea, Flora, Fauna and People around the Globe (Hardback)

            By McCartney, Tania

            • RRP: $32.99
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            Ready for a global adventure? Pack your passport and a sense of wonder as you travel our amazing world through the gorgeous pages of this book!

            ISBN 9781741176711
            Published NZ 1 Feb 2020
            Publisher Explore Australia
            Interest Age 6-10 years
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            Rivers
             

            Rivers (Hardback)

            Illustrated by Goes, Peter

            • RRP: $39.99
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            A breathtaking journey along the world's most important rivers, from the author of international bestseller Timeline This breathtaking journey on the world's most important rivers, seas and oceans tells the story of our planet through cultures, myths, icons and history. It takes ...us from the Nile to the Amazon, the Mekong Delta to the Mississippi, the Murray to the Waikato.Each map is full of fascinating facts about nature, culture and history, with major events and historical figures alongside favourite stories and icons.As the life source of people, animals and the land itself, the world's waterways tell a compelling story about our history and our lives today. This absorbing, playful book shows who we are, how we live and the myths we weave around our people and places.
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            ISBN 9781776572168
            Published NZ 1 Nov 2018
            Publisher Gecko Press
            Interest Age 2-6 years
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            All the Year Round
             

            All the Year Round (Hardback)

            Illustrated by Blake, Quentin; By Yeoman, John

            • RRP: $36.99
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            • Internationally sourced

            Discover the most entertaining way to spend the year: with a spot of spring cleaning (that ends in a mess), a summer picnic (invaded by ants), Halloween dress-up (or not, if you're already scary) and the only thing to be done in December...

            ISBN 9781783446131
            Released NZ 27 Nov 2017
            Publisher Andersen Press Ltd
            Interest Age 5-8 years
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            Food Atlas: Discover All the Delicious Foods of the World
             

            Food Atlas: Discover All the Delicious Foods of the World (Hardback)

            By Malerba, Giulia; Illustrated by Sillani, Febe

            • RRP: $39.99
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            * Stunning guide to world foods for young readers * Brilliant, captivating illustrations including Australia, New Zealand, Fiji * Over 150,000 copies sold worldwide, now available here

            ISBN 9780947506513
            Published NZ 3 Oct 2018
            Publisher Oratia Media
            Interest Age Children
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            Where's Wally? Destination: Everywhere!: 12 classic scenes as you've never seen them before!

            Where's Wally? Destination: Everywhere!: 12 classic scenes as you've never seen them before! (Hardback)

            Illustrated by Handford, Martin

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            Celebrate the first 30 years of Where's Wally? with this exclusive anniversary album from Wally to his fans. Join Wally as he handpicks his top ten journeys of all time, with lots of terrific twists! Fantastic scenes are revisited in Wally's very own scrapbook bursting with art, ...new things to search for and additional eye-boggling games to play. An amazing gift for the ultimate fan of the bespectacled red-and-white striped traveller in his 30th anniversary year!
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            ISBN 9781406376241
            Released NZ 1 Oct 2017
            Publisher Walker Books
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Series Where's Wally?
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            Darwin's Rival: Alfred Russel Wallace and the Search for Evolution

            Darwin's Rival: Alfred Russel Wallace and the Search for Evolution (Hardback)

            By Dorion, Christiane; Illustrated by Tennant, Harry

            • RRP: $32.99
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            Follow Victorian naturalist and explorer Alfred Russel Wallace on his intrepid journeys across the globe and find out how he developed his own theory of evolution in this beautiful illustrated gift hardback.In 1858, Alfred Russel Wallace's travels in the Amazon Basin and Malay Ar...chipelago led him to discover natural selection independently of Charles Darwin. Darwin's Rival traces Wallace's life from his childhood in the Welsh countryside to his rise to prominence among the scientific community, via dense tropical jungles and perilous journeys - and shines a light on one of the most important contributors to the theory of evolution. With evocative illustrations by Harry Tennant, this stunning gift book will appeal to children and adults alike, and is the perfect introduction to the man so often eclipsed by his contemporary and friend Charles Darwin.
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            ISBN 9781406378443
            Released NZ 1 Feb 2020
            Publisher Walker Books
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Series Walker Studio
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