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            Guinness World Records 2022
              

            Guinness World Records 2022 (Hardback)

            By World Records, Guinness

            • RRP: $49.99
            • $44.99
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            • Pub Date
              14 Sep 21

            Global pandemics and lockdowns haven't stopped record breakers from achieving spectacular things: indeed, they've given many people the chance to focus on their ambitions and attain goals beyond their expectations. As ever, Guinness World Records is there to document and ratify t...hese remarkable accomplishments, and our fully updated 2022 edition is a celebration of the tenacity and determination of the human race. The changing pace of the last year has also given us the opportunity to take stock of our planet and explore the current state of the environment, as seen through our unique record-breaking lens. So, join us as we take a deep dive into GWR 2022... * Understand the challenges being faced by our planet because of climate change and find out what's being done to reverse the decline and build a better future. * Venture into the natural world for thrilling encounters with the most extreme plants and animals. * Meet the people breaking records with their incredible bodies and exceptional minds. * Discover the stats, facts and figures behind the world's most popular videogames, movies, TV shows and media channels. * Celebrate the greatest sporting achievements, the most daring adventurers and the latest technological developments. Plus, we've reached out to some of the young people who refuse to let their age be a barrier to success. What are they doing to change their world? What inspires them to be best? And what can you learn from them if you want to get your own name in the record books? Find out in Guinness World Records 2022.
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            ISBN 9781913484149
            Released NZ 14 Sep 2021
            Publisher Guinness World Records Limited
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Breaking the News: What's Real, What's Not, and Why the Difference Matters
             

            Breaking the News: What's Real, What's Not, and Why the Difference Matters (Hardback)

            By Geographic Kids, National

            • RRP: $35.00
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            National Geographic Kids shines a light on the history of news to reveal where we started, how far we've come, and the serious impact that misinterpretation and misinformation can have on the world in this timely and relevant title.

            ISBN 9781426338885
            Released NZ 1 May 2021
            Publisher National Geographic Kids
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            Star Wars The Clone Wars Character Encyclopedia: Join the battle!

            Star Wars The Clone Wars Character Encyclopedia: Join the battle! (Hardback)

            By Fry, Jason

            • RRP: $30.00
            • $22.50
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            Meet more than 350 incredible clones and droids from Star Wars: The Clone Wars. What is Clone Force 99? Who inducted Ahsoka Tano into the Jedi Order? Where does General Grievous keep a secret lair? Why does Captain Rex mutiny against his Jedi General on Umbara? Have to know the a...nswers to these questions? Look no further than Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Character Encyclopedia - Join the Battle! Written by Star Wars expert Jason Fry, this illustrated encyclopedia features more than 350 incredible characters and teams, including Anakin Skywalker, Maul, Bo-Katan Kryze, and Clone Force 99. Perfect for fans of all ages, Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Character Encyclopedia - Join the Battle! will enthrall readers for hours on end. (c) & (TM) 2020 Lucasfilm Ltd.
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            ISBN 9780241492833
            Released NZ 1 Apr 2021
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 7-9 years
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            The Encyclopedia of Unbelievable Facts
             

            The Encyclopedia of Unbelievable Facts (Hardback)

            Illustrated by Lockhart, Louise; By Wilsher, Jane

            • RRP: $44.16
            • $44.16
            • Internationally sourced

            Flex your fact muscles and test your trivia knowledge with the Encyclopaedia of Unbelievable Facts. Packed with more than 400 perplexing questions, this book is perfect for family quiz nights and impressing in the playground.

            ISBN 9780711256248
            Released NZ 4 May 2021
            Publisher Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
            Interest Age 7-9 years
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            The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Dangerous Animals

            The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Dangerous Animals (Hardback)

            By Bayly, Sami

            • RRP: $34.99
            • $26.24
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            Dangerous animals get a bad rap, but this beautifully illustrated encyclopaedia takes you on a journey of understanding as you learn to appreciate the incredible features of some of our more scary animal species and what they offer to our natural world. With more than sixty of th...e most deadly, threatening and scary animals from across the world to explore, every page of this beautifully illustrated encyclopaedia will be more eye-opening than the last. You will learn interesting facts about these dangerous species, (many of which you won't have even known were deadly)such as how they have adapted to survive and whether we should be threatened by these animals or appreciate them for their incredible features. Children and adults alike will pore over the breathtaking scientific illustrations of unusual animals from the Cone Shell to the Wolverine and the Irukandji Jellyfish to the Slow Loris, debating their relative dangerous features, learning about science and nature along the way. This gorgeous hardcover book is illustrated in exquisite detail by exciting new Australian talent, Sami Bayly. A brilliant companion to The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Ugly Animals.
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            ISBN 9780734420015
            Published NZ 29 Sep 2020
            Publisher Hachette
            Interest Age 7-12 years
            Series The Illustrated Encyclop
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            Kids vs. Plastic: Ditch the Straw and Find the Pollution Solution to Bottles, Bags, and Other Single-Use Plastics

            Kids vs. Plastic: Ditch the Straw and Find the Pollution Solution to Bottles, Bags, and Other Single-Use Plastics (Paperback)

            By Geographic Kids, National

            • RRP: $25.00
            • $18.75
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            Jam-packed with surprising information about plastic's effect on the environment, plus loads of practical ways kids can cut down on their plastic footprint, this is the kids guide to being part of the pollution solution!

            ISBN 9781426339103
            Released NZ 1 Jun 2021
            Publisher National Geographic Kids
            Interest Age 8-12 years
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            101 Life Hacks
             

            101 Life Hacks (Paperback)

            By Geographic Kids, National; Andrus, Aubre

            • RRP: $16.99
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            • Pub Date
              1 Aug 21

            Turn ordinary into awesome with this fun book, jam-packed with science-inspired ideas kids can use to simplify, prettify, and eco-fy their lives at home, school, and on the go.

            ISBN 9781426339080
            Released NZ 1 Aug 2021
            Publisher National Geographic Kids
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            Little Kids First Big Book of Reptiles and Amphibians
             

            Little Kids First Big Book of Reptiles and Amphibians (Hardback)

            By Geographic Kids, National

            • RRP: $25.00
            • $24.70
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            • Internationally sourced

            From slithering snakes and scaly lizards to bumpy frogs and spotty salamanders, this addition to the hit Little Kids First Big Book series explores the fascinating world of reptiles and amphibians.

            ISBN 9781426338182
            Released NZ 1 May 2021
            Publisher National Geographic Kids
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Series National Geographic Kids
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            Marvel Monsters: Creatures Of The Marvel Universe Explored
             

            Marvel Monsters: Creatures Of The Marvel Universe Explored (Hardback)

            By Knox, Kelly

            • RRP: $48.00
            • $36.00
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            All Super Heroes need a monster to fight, or a monstrous sidekick to help them. Some are even monsters themselves. This comprehensive field guide to Marvel flora, fauna, and beasts great and small shows off claws, teeth, tails, and wings in sumptuous, never-seen-before detail. Fr...om tyrannosaurus rexes from alternative worlds and genetically modified deinonychuses from the future, to purple cat-sized dragons and swamp monsters, the Marvel multiverse is brimming with creatures both heroic and villainous. Explore swamps and the Savage Lands and more. Discover aerial beasts, artificially created creatures, and even monster team ups. This anthology is a beautifully curated guide to the best and the worst and ensures you will never get Fin Fang Foom and Tim Boom Ba mixed up again! (c) 2020 MARVEL
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            ISBN 9780241469385
            Released NZ 2 Jul 2021
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            It's a Numbers Game: Soccer

            It's a Numbers Game: Soccer (Hardback)

            By Geographic Kids, National

            • RRP: $22.99
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            Grab your soccer ball and calculator and get ready to delve into the numbers and maths behind the world's most popular sport.

            ISBN 9781426339233
            Released NZ 1 May 2021
            Publisher National Geographic Kids
            Interest Age 8-12 years
            Series It's a Numbers Game
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