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            Britannica All New Children's Encyclopedia: What We Know & What We Don't
             

            Britannica All New Children's Encyclopedia: What We Know & What We Don't (Hardback)

            Edited by Lloyd, Christopher; Foreword by Luebering, J.E., Editorial Director, Encyclopaedia Britannica

            • RRP: $80.99
            • $60.76
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            • Internationally sourced

            The first new children's Britannica encyclopedia to be published in more than eight years, with all new material, specially commissioned illustrations, and awe-inspiring information from world-experts across all aspects of knowledge

            ISBN 9781912920471
            Released NZ 4 Nov 2020
            Publisher What on Earth Publishing Ltd
            Interest Age 7-9 years
            Availability
            Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-14 working days
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            Behind the Scenes at the Museum: Your Access-All-Areas Guide to the World's Most Amazing Museums

            Behind the Scenes at the Museum: Your Access-All-Areas Guide to the World's Most Amazing Museums (Hardback)

            By DK; Contributions by Institution, Smithsonian

            • RRP: $37.00
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            Take an exclusive backstage tour of the world's most exciting museums and discover their hidden treasures. This behind-the-scenes guide showcases a huge range of incredible artefacts from history and reveals the hard work, care, and effort that goes into collecting, preserving, a...nd storing them. Ever wondered what happens to an astronaut's space suit after it's been worn on the Moon? Or how the world's most valuable diamond is looked after? Find out all about how museums work and the people that make it happen - from how historians preserve and care for Anne Frank's diary to what it takes for an archaeologist and curator to excavate and exhibit an enormous wooly mammoth skeleton. You'll even find out about the bugs and pests that museum workers have to guard against to protect the future of history's most precious artefacts. Behind the Scenes at the Museum gives the reader exclusive access to hidden objects that aren't normally on public display. It lets you into a world of animal specimens pickled and preserved in jars, priceless gems and jewellery too valuable to be on display, and fragile documents and fabrics that must be kept in carefully controlled conditions. Along the way, you'll learn about the techniques and processes that keep these objects in good condition, preserved and safe for future generations. Filled with incredible images, step-by-step explanations of exciting techniques, and job profiles of the people that make it happen, Behind the Scenes at the Museum offers unique, behind-the-curtain access to the secret delights of the world's most interesting museums.
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            ISBN 9780241381762
            Released NZ 2 Jul 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Availability
            47 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            Maui's Taonga Tales: A Treasury of Stories from Aotearoa and the Pacific
             

            Maui's Taonga Tales: A Treasury of Stories from Aotearoa and the Pacific (Hardback)

            By Press, Te Papa

            • RRP: $29.99
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            JOIN MAUI AS HE SHARES STORIES FOR TAMARIKI BASED ON TAONGA FROM THE TE PAPA COLLECTION

            ISBN 9780995113626
            Published NZ 21 Nov 2019
            Publisher Te Papa Press
            Interest Age Children
            Availability
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            He Paki Taonga i a Maui
             

            He Paki Taonga i a Maui (Hardback)

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            JOIN MAUI AS HE SHARES STORIES FOR TAMARIKI BASED ON TAONGA FROM THE TE PAPA COLLECTION

            ISBN 9780995113619
            Published NZ 21 Nov 2019
            Publisher Te Papa Press
            Interest Age Children
            Language (Maori)
            Availability
            999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            Lists for Curious Kids: 263 Fun, Fascinating and Fact-Filled Lists
             

            Lists for Curious Kids: 263 Fun, Fascinating and Fact-Filled Lists (Hardback)

            By Turner, Tracey; Illustrated by Selmes, Caroline

            • RRP: $34.99
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            • Pub Date
              9 Dec 20

            A mind-blowing book of lists, from the world's slimiest creatures to the twelve astronauts who have walked on the Moon - and everything in between!

            ISBN 9780753446607
            Released NZ 9 Dec 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 7-9 years
            Series Curious Lists
            Availability
            Available for pre-order, ships once released
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            Wings: Birds, Bees, Biplanes and Other Things with Wings
              

            Wings: Birds, Bees, Biplanes and Other Things with Wings (Paperback)

            By Turner, Tracey; Illustrated by Burke, Fatti

            • RRP: $25.99
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            • Pub Date
              20 May 21

            A visually stunning book about all kinds of wings - not just those on airplanes!

            ISBN 9780753445198
            Released NZ 20 May 2021
            Publisher Kingfisher Books Ltd
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Series Wheels/Wings
            Availability
            Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 20 May 2021
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            Usborne First Experiences Going To School

            Usborne First Experiences Going To School (Paperback, New edition)

            By Civardi, Anna; Illustrated by Cartwright, S.

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            An ideal starting point for young children and adults to discuss first experiences. Features Stephen Cartwright's delightful illustrations, providing lots to look at and talk about.

            ISBN 9780746066607
            Released NZ 15 Dec 2004
            Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd
            Interest Age 0-5 years
            Series First Experiences
            Availability
            18 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            What Color Is Your Parachute? For Teens, Third Edition

            What Color Is Your Parachute? For Teens, Third Edition (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)

            By Bolles, Richard N.; Christen, Carol; Blomquist, Jean M.

            • RRP: $35.00
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            This updated career guide for teens draws on the principles of What Color Is Your Parachute? to help high school and college students zero in on their favorite skills and find their perfect major or career.

            ISBN 9781607745778
            Released NZ 1 Jul 2015
            Publisher Random House
            Interest Age 13+ years
            Availability
            Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
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            Where's Wally? Double Trouble at the Museum: The Ultimate Spot-the-Difference Book!: Over 500 Differences to Spot!
             

            Where's Wally? Double Trouble at the Museum: The Ultimate Spot-the-Difference Book!: Over 500 Differences to Spot! (Hardback)

            Illustrated by Handford, Martin

            • RRP: $36.43
            • $36.43
            • Internationally sourced

            The ultimate search-and-find book with a twist! Join Wally for a fun day at the museum. Search for Wally and his friends amongst the amazing artefacts and exciting exhibitions. And that's not all: this book contains over 500 challenging differences to spot! A totally essential te...st for eagle-eyed Wally-Watchers!
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            ISBN 9781406380590
            Released NZ 1 Oct 2019
            Publisher Walker Books
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Series Where's Wally?
            Availability
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            Dr. Seuss's Horse Museum

            Dr. Seuss's Horse Museum (Hardback)

            Illustrated by Joyner, Andrew; By Seuss, Dr.

            • RRP: $30.00
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            Your tour guide will show you how different artists can look at one thing - like a horse - and have totally different visions. These different visions create ART. And this is a book that canters through the whole of art history, explaining the puzzling and imaginative thing we ca...ll 'art'. With reproductions of over thirty iconic pieces of artwork - from Pablo Picasso to Edouard Manet, Rene Magritte, Lucian Freud, Susan Rothenberg, Jackson Pollock, Raphael, and even the Lascaux cave. This is an exhibition you won't want to miss! Based on a newly-discovered manuscript and sketches from Dr. Seuss, and brought to life by acclaimed illustrator Andrew Joyner, this is a thoroughly Seussian exploration of 'art'. With cameo appearances from beloved Dr. Seuss characters, such as the Cat in the Hat and the Grinch, this playful picture book is totally unique. Ideal for home or classroom use, this is an inspiring gift for Seuss fans, artists, and horse lovers - of all ages.
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            ISBN 9780241425725
            Released NZ 3 Sep 2019
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Availability
            999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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