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            Explanatorium of Nature

            Explanatorium of Nature (Hardback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $50.00
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            Using jaw-dropping, up-close photography, explore the natural world in stunning detail and find out how everything in nature works and why. From fruit to flowers, from shells to sharks, from ants to elephants, this extraordinary new encyclopedia will keep animal and nature enthus...iasts aged 9 and over, utterly absorbed by amazing, close-up images. Explanatorium of Nature is the perfect way to find out about everything in nature works and why fungi, plants, animals, arthropods, fish, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and ecosystems exist and what they mean for our world. Discover how spiders spin webs, how fur works, how flying works, how snakes kill, and , much more. Children will spend hours pouring over the incredible details in nature, from the spines on a stinging nettle and lichen growing on a tree to the suckers on an iguana's feet. Using never-before-seen cross sections, macro, time lapse, x-ray, infrared and ultraviolet close-up pictures, this is nature as you've never seen it before.
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            ISBN 9780241286845
            Released NZ 30 Oct 2017
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            Inventions A Children's Encyclopedia

            Inventions A Children's Encyclopedia (Hardback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $48.00
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            This stunning visual guide explores and explains the greatest inventions, ideas, and discoveries throughout the ages, and introduces their inventors.Discover the first inventions, from fire, stone tools, and the wheel to ploughs and paper, that shaped societies and grew mighty ci...vilizations and empires such as those in ancient Greece, ancient Rome, and ancient China. In the centuries that followed, Eureka moments abounded, with James Watt's steam engine during the Industrial Revolution, Henry Ford's car assembly line at the start of the 20th century, the Wright brothers' flying machines, Thomas Edison's light bulb, John Logie Baird's television, and so much more. Read about more recent, era-defining moments during the Digital Revolution, such as the first website developed by Tim Berners-Lee, and the growth in the use of robotics in industry and at home.Inventions A Children's Encyclopedia reveals the stories behind both crucial and quirky contraptions, products of the world's most brilliant minds.
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            ISBN 9780241317822
            Released NZ 30 Jul 2018
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            Dinosaurs: A Visual Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition
             

            Dinosaurs: A Visual Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition (Hardback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $63.99
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            An illustrated look at dinosaurs as well as prehistoric life forms that preceded them, life forms that arose after their demise, and the fossils that allow us to know about them.

            ISBN 9781465470119
            Released NZ 3 Apr 2018
            Publisher DK PUBLISHING (DORLING KINDERS
            Interest Age 9-12 years
            Series Visual Encyclopedia
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            The Kingfisher Nature Encyclopedia

            The Kingfisher Nature Encyclopedia (Hardback)

            By Burnie, David

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $31.99
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            A beautiful, classic, authoritative encyclopedia for all the family - now updated with brand-new photography and text.

            ISBN 9780753444597
            Released NZ 6 Feb 2020
            Publisher Kingfisher Books Ltd
            Interest Age 7-9 years
            Series The Seven Sisters
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            Extreme Ocean: Amazing Animals, High-Tech Gear, Record-Breaking Depths, and More
             

            Extreme Ocean: Amazing Animals, High-Tech Gear, Record-Breaking Depths, and More (Paperback)

            By Geographic Kids, National; Earle, Sylvia

            • RRP: $22.99
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            • Pub Date
              20 Apr 20

            Information and photos of oceans for young children --

            ISBN 9781426336850
            Released NZ 20 Apr 2020
            Publisher National Geographic Kids
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            Star Wars Character Encyclopedia New Edition
             

            Star Wars Character Encyclopedia New Edition (Hardback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $30.00
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            The definitive guide to the people, aliens and droids of the Star Wars galaxy is now packed with new characters from Rogue One- A Star Wars Story, Star Wars- The Last Jedi and Solo- A Star Wars Story.Want to know how tall Snoke is? Or where the ferocious Nexu comes from? Look no ...further than the Star Wars- Character Encyclopedia. This handy guide is full of fun facts and intriguing information, guaranteed to enthrall fans for hours on end. With more than 200 heroes, villains and creatures, it is the perfect introduction to the Star Warsuniverse. With never-before-seen information reveals backstories and personalities, even die-hard fans will learn new facts about iconic characters! & TM 2018 LUCASFILM LTD.
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            ISBN 9780241386071
            Released NZ 2 Apr 2019
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 7-9 years
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            Knowledge Encyclopedia Animal!: The Animal Kingdom as you've Never Seen it Before

            Knowledge Encyclopedia Animal!: The Animal Kingdom as you've Never Seen it Before (Hardback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $45.00
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            From the wings of the almighty albatross to the deadly facts of the great white shark, Knowledge Encyclopedia Animal! transports you into the jaw-dropping, heart-thumping, pulse-racing world of the animal kingdom. Exploring everything from habitats and ecosystems to senses and re...spiration, Knowledge Encyclopedia Animal! is easy to follow and full of fun facts for kids. Bursting with amazing 3D images, the animals are brought to life, from the tiniest of crustaceans to the mightiest of mammals, in a brand new, all-encompassing animal expedition. Knowledge Encyclopedia Animal! allows you to take a closer look at the ever-evolving world of your favourite animals and is perfect for children aged 9 and up. Get ready to bring the animal kingdom to rip-roaring life!
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            ISBN 9780241228418
            Released NZ 17 Oct 2016
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Series Knowledge Encyclopedia
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            The Way Things Work Now

            The Way Things Work Now (Hardback, 3rd edition)

            By Macaulay, David; Ardley, Neil

            • RRP: $55.00
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            This revised edition of David Macaulay's classic The Way Things Work takes you into the inner workings of hundreds of machines and explains the science behind their technologies. From the simple lever to the modern microprocessor, this bestseller has been completely updated wi...th the latest technologies and explains every machine you've ever wanted to understand, and some you've probably never thought about. From clocks and watches, to jet engines and the internet, David Macaulay's beautiful illustrations represent the inner workings of each machine. With David Macaulay's inspired illustrations and humorous approach, The Way Things Work makes even the most complex technology fun, fascinating and accessible for children of all ages.
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            ISBN 9780241227930
            Released NZ 27 Jun 2016
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            Art A Children's Encyclopedia

            Art A Children's Encyclopedia (Hardback)

            By DK; Taylor, Susie

            • RRP: $45.00
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            This beautiful art book for children charts the evolution of the greatest cultural achievements in painting, sculpture and photography. Art: A Children's Encyclopedia traces the development of painting, from prehistoric cave drawings to the Mona Lisa to contemporary street art. G...et to grips with world-famous sculptures, including the Terracotta Army and Michelangelo's David. Find out about photography, from pinhole cameras to digital imagery and iconic photography such as Neil Leifer's Ali versus Liston. With amazing facts, clear explanations, and stunning photography, Art: A Children's Encyclopedia is the essential introduction to the art world for children.
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            ISBN 9780241297650
            Released NZ 31 Jul 2017
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            One Million Things: A Visual Encyclopedia
             

            One Million Things: A Visual Encyclopedia (Hardback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $52.99
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            Featuring photographs that illustrate and educate, this visual encyclopedia is filled with thousands and thousands of images that bring more than one million things to light.

            ISBN 9781465480514
            Released NZ 16 Jul 2019
            Publisher DK PUBLISHING (DORLING KINDERS
            Interest Age 9-12 years
            Series One Million Things
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