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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
              4 Oct 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 4 Oct 2021
            Publisher Guinness World Records Limited
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            500 Available for pre-order, ships once released
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            The Encyclopedia of Unbelievable Facts

            The Encyclopedia of Unbelievable Facts (Hardback)

            Illustrated by Lockhart, Louise; By Wilsher, Jane

            • RRP: $36.99
            • $29.59
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            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
            Availability
            352 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            Atlas of Dogs

            Atlas of Dogs (Hardback)

            By Sekaninova, Stepanka; Illustrated by Kralik, Marcel; By Sedlackova, Jana

            • RRP: $34.99
            • $31.49
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            Paw on the heart that you can't guess how many dogs species there are in the world. In our well-arranged atlas, you can find them all, from the smallest Chihuahua to the hairiest Komondor, and learn basic information about their nature. Each breed is playfully introduced, and you... will have the opportunity to find out which dogs are among the bravest and most devoted, who is the biggest barker, or who snores loudly when dreaming of a juicy bone. And last but not least, if you like goodnight stories, you can read the Dogs' Post Daily--a spectacular dog newspaper that accompanies the entire atlas. You will find a lot of stories, interviews, and reports from the lives of famous dog heroes and heroines!
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            ISBN 9788000059358
            Released NZ 1 Aug 2021
            Publisher Misc - NewSouth
            Interest Age 6-10 years
            Availability
            Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
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            The Kingfisher Dinosaur Encyclopedia
             

            The Kingfisher Dinosaur Encyclopedia (Paperback)

            By Benton, Michael

            • RRP: $29.99
            • $23.99
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            • Pub Date
              28 Sep 21

            A superb one-volume dinosaur encyclopedia that brings a world of knowledge to your fingertips

            ISBN 9780753446416
            Released NZ 28 Sep 2021
            Publisher Kingfisher Books Ltd
            Interest Age 7-9 years
            Availability
            Available for pre-order, ships once released
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            Disney Who's Who

            Disney Who's Who (Paperback)

            • RRP: $21.99
            • $17.59
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            Get to know your favourite characters-and meet some new ones-in this comprehensive guide! Covering all the classic Disney films in alphabetical order, this book provides hours of entertainment as you revisit beloved characters and discover facts you never knew. What is the name o...f Alice's cat? Who is Gilbert Huph? How many hairs does Elsa have on her head? Don't know? You soon will! With more than 600 characters bios and a whole host of fun facts, you'll be a Disney expert in no time!
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            ISBN 9781761121241
            Published NZ 1 Sep 2021
            Publisher SCHOLASTIC AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
            Interest Age 6-9 years
            Series Disney
            Availability
            999 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays
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            Children's Encyclopedia of Science Experiments
             

            Children's Encyclopedia of Science Experiments (Hardback)

            By Canavan, Thomas; Illustrated by Wilkins, Joe

            • RRP: $24.99
            • $24.93
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            • Internationally sourced

            This encyclopedia will open your eyes to the extraordinary world around us! With over 40 practical experiments to try, it brings science to life. The experiments are easy to do, requiring no special equipment, but they explain key scientific principles. Eye-catching photographs t...hroughout the book show how these principles work on a larger scale - and introduce some fascinating facts. This book is perfect for children aged 8+.
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            ISBN 9781838576790
            Released NZ 1 Sep 2020
            Publisher Arcturus Publishing Ltd
            Interest Age 8-12 years
            Series Arcturus Children's Reference Library
            Availability
            Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-14 working days
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            Who's Who in the Marvel Universe
             

            Who's Who in the Marvel Universe (Paperback)

            • RRP: $21.99
            • $17.59
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            • Pub Date
              1 Oct 21

            The Marvel Universe is full of so many amazing heroes and villains-how do you keep track? Enter the Who's Who in the Marvel Universe character storybook, featuring over 40 key players every Marvel fan needs to know! Readers can get to know the ins-and-outs through three sections:... Spider-Man, Guardians of the Galaxy, and the Avengers. Side-bar profiles are paired with adventure stories to introduce each character and their place in the universe.
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            ISBN 9781761200861
            Published NZ 1 Oct 2021
            Publisher SCHOLASTIC AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
            Interest Age 7-12 years
            Series Marvel
            Availability
            999 Available for pre-order, ships once released
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            New Children's Encyclopedia: Science, Animals, Human Body, Space, and More!
             

            New Children's Encyclopedia: Science, Animals, Human Body, Space, and More! (Hardback)

            By Hibbert, Claire; Sparrow, Giles; Martin, Claudia

            • RRP: $29.99
            • $26.99
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            • Pub Date
              1 Nov 21

            This beautifully designed and meticulously researched encyclopedia covers wide-ranging subject matters with authority, while remaining absolutely accessible for young readers. Written with flair and clarity, it functions as both an invaluable reference guide and a engaging read. ...Full of fascinating facts and world-class photography, this compendium of knowledge delves into:- * The worlds of science and technology * Wildlife of land, air, and sea * Space and the universe * Our planet-including human and physical geography * And so much more! It's an invaluable tool for discovering and understanding the world-and a must for every child's bookshelf. Perfect for children working on a school project, this book supports the key stage 2 (KS2) curriculum and is great for home learning. A brilliant guide for kids aged 8+.
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            ISBN 9781839408427
            Released NZ 1 Nov 2021
            Publisher Arcturus Publishing Ltd
            Interest Age 8-12 years
            Availability
            Available for pre-order, ships once released
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            Space A Visual Encyclopedia
             

            Space A Visual Encyclopedia (Hardback, Revised edition)

            By DK

            • RRP: $63.99
            • $51.15
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            New edition, fully revised and updated --Cover.

            ISBN 9781465496850
            Released NZ 18 Aug 2020
            Publisher DK
            Interest Age 9-12 years
            Series Visual Encyclopedia
            Availability
            Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
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            WOW!: The visual encyclopedia of everything

            WOW!: The visual encyclopedia of everything (Hardback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $48.00
            • $36.00
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            No two pages look alike in this eye-popping children's encyclopedia. Exploring everything from amazing animals to art, this book is packed with fun facts for kids. With its unique visual approach, WOW! shows you a range of topics but presents them with a twist. Mingle with a bunc...h of snakes... on a ladder! Meet your mammal relatives in a photo album, or peek into a drawer full of prosthetic eyes to discover the science of genetics. An ice sculpture reveals the science behind states of matter. Architectural marvels are displayed on a house of cards, and the story of space exploration is told through an astronaut's stamp collection. This comprehensive children's book covers technology, Earth, people, nature, history, science, the human body, and much more. With something new to discover on every page, WOW! will consistently entertain and inform. It is the ultimate children's reference book.
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            ISBN 9780241364352
            Released NZ 16 Jul 2019
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Availability
            245 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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