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            How a King Plays: 64 Chess Tips from a Kid Champion
              

            How a King Plays: 64 Chess Tips from a Kid Champion (Hardback)

            By Boydell, Oliver

            • RRP: $20.00
            • $20.00
            • Internationally sourced

            For fans of The Queen's Gambit comes a brand-new book from 11-year-old chess champion Oliver Boydell. How a King Plays features 64 of Boydell's tips, strategies, and ideas to help chess enthusiasts of all ages sharpen their game skills. Whether you're new to chess or a Grandmaste...r, there's something for everyone in chess phenom Oliver Boydell's new book of 64 chess tips, How a King Plays. At only 11-years-old, Boydell has already been both a National Chess Champion and a New York City Chess Champion who's competed at numerous major scholastic chess events since he started playing at the age of 5. Now, Boydell is lending his talents to the page as he shares some of his best tips that helped him become a star. Written in his signature concise and witty voice, Boydell offers players of all levels-from beginners to advanced-a different, creative tip on every page. An introduction from the author, inspirational quotes from chess greats, and a glossary of terms help round out this comprehensive and informative, fun guide. Jam-packed with wisdom and imaginative gameplay, this compact and portable reference book can easily be taken on the go to a tournament, to the park, or anywhere you're traveling. How a King Plays is the ideal companion for anyone whose passion for chess can't be contained.
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            ISBN 9780593451267
            Publisher Random House
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Availability
            Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 10-15 working days
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            Disney Pixar Character Encyclopedia Updated and Expanded
              

            Disney Pixar Character Encyclopedia Updated and Expanded (Hardback, 3rd edition)

            By Last, Shari

            • RRP: $37.00
            • $28.86
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            • Pub Date
              1 Sep 22

            Dive into the wonderful world of Pixar with the new edition of this bestselling, fan-favourite, fully illustrated, and fact-filled character guide. Find out more about the greatest and funniest heroes, villains, sidekicks and oddballs from across every Pixar movie. Whether your f...avourite character is Woody, Buzz, Dory, WALL-E, Lightning McQueen, Edna, Bing Bong, Jessie, Joy, or Dante, the Pixar Character Encyclopedia lets you relive their top movie moments and latest adventures, discover special "Did you know?" facts, and much, much more. Now featuring more than 320 characters, this new edition has been updated and expanded to include characters from Pixar's recent releases- 2020's Onward and Soul, as well as 2021's box-office smash Luca and 2022's Turning Red and Lightyear. Looking for insider info about the Lightfoots, Luca Tremblay, and Buzz Lightyear's latest adventures? The new edition of the Pixar Character Encyclopedia is the one-stop book for you! Disney/Pixar 2022
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            ISBN 9780241544143
            Released NZ 1 Sep 2022
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 7-9 years
            Availability
            999 Available for pre-order, ships once released
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            The New Children's Encyclopedia: Packed with Thousands of Facts, Stats, and Illustrations
              

            The New Children's Encyclopedia: Packed with Thousands of Facts, Stats, and Illustrations (Hardback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $48.00
            • $37.44
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            • Pub Date
              3 Nov 22

            When? Where? What? Why? This stimulating and comprehensive encyclopedia answers all the questions children love to ask. Each chapter is jam-packed with maps, charts, timelines, diagrams, beautiful images, and amazing facts. Did you know, for example, that a single drop of blood c...ontains five million blood cells? Or that there are areas of desert on all seven of Earth's continents? Prepare to expand your knowledge on a wide range of topics - including Earth and beyond, plants and animals, history and politics, science, technology, and the human body - arranged thematically with more than 9,000 indexed entries and 2,500 colourful images. Cross-reference icons encourage children to explore and discover related information, feeding their curiosity and building their general knowledge. The New Children's Encyclopedia, which has sold more than 1.3 million copies since it was first published in 2009, has now been fully updated in line with the most up-to-date research. Developed, written, and checked by experts, this is the must-have reference book for every child's library.
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            ISBN 9780241515310
            Released NZ 3 Nov 2022
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Availability
            Available for pre-order, ships once released
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            The Very Hungry Caterpillar's Very First Encyclopedia
               

            The Very Hungry Caterpillar's Very First Encyclopedia (Hardback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $49.96
            • $49.96
            • Pub Date
              5 Oct 22

            Go on an amazing journey of discovery with the Very Hungry Caterpillar and learn fascinating facts about everything from science and space to animals and dinosaurs. Travel around the world to explore the continents, discover where different animals live, learn all about the peopl...e who came before us, and find out how your body works in this colourful and charming first reference book about everything. Each chapter focuses on a different theme, with a new topic every time you turn the page. Bite-size chunks of information are complemented by captivating illustrations by the World of Eric Carle, eye-catching photography, and simple how-it-works diagrams, while pull-out images and facts provide extra nuggets of interest. Young learners can find out all about light and sound, the planets in the Solar System, how plants grow, and much, much more in this one-of-a-kind introduction to key curriculum subjects. For lovers of The Very Hungry Caterpillar and all bright young minds, this is the ultimate must-have encyclopedia.
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            ISBN 9780241586426
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Availability
            999 Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 5 Oct 2022
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            Our World in Pictures: An Encyclopedia of Everything
              

            Our World in Pictures: An Encyclopedia of Everything (Hardback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $48.00
            • $37.44
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            • Pub Date
              20 Sep 22

            From animals to the internet, pandemics to climate change, this children's encyclopedia is packed with everything you need to know. Explore galleries of intriguing objects on a range of topics, from plants to space, and from sports to ancient civilizations. Whether it is the earl...iest photograph taken or the latest rover on Mars, see the world - and beyond - as you have never seen it before. This comprehensive visual encyclopedia takes you on a fascinating journey from the past to present day - and into the future! Prepare to build your knowledge on a wide range of topics, including- space, earth, nature, science, technology, history, culture and society, and entertainment. Developed, written, and checked by experts, Our World In Pictures- An Encyclopedia of Everything is a must-have reference book for every child's library.
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            ISBN 9780241515303
            Released NZ 20 Sep 2022
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Availability
            622 Available for pre-order, ships once released
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            Timelines of Everyone: From Cleopatra and Confucius to Mozart and Malala
             

            Timelines of Everyone: From Cleopatra and Confucius to Mozart and Malala (Hardback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $48.00
            • $37.44
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            Get the inside track on the incredible lives of history's biggest names, from William Shakespeare to Oprah Winfrey, and Anne Frank to Julius Caesar. More than 150 visual timelines take you on unforgettable journeys through the lives of the great, the terrible, and the overlooked ...people of world history. Following on from the smash hit Timelines of Everything, this fascinating new children's book focuses squarely on the biographies of a myriad of movers and shakers across millennia. It covers a diverse array of kings and queens, humanitarians, scientists, inventors, explorers, activists, writers, artists, and more, from across the globe. Timelines of Everyone reveals not just the incredible achievements, contributions, and adventures of historical figures, but the lesser-known events that shaped them too, from childhood into old age. Did you know that West African ruler Mansa Musa was the richest person ever to have lived? Or that Hollywood screen legend Hedy Lamarr invented technology that would one day develop into WiFi? Or how about the fact that Einstein's last words were lost because his nurse didn't speak German? Filled with easy-to-understand timelines, vibrant illustrations, and a diverse range of influential people, Timelines of Everyone is the must-have guide to the world's must-know names.
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            ISBN 9780241413005
            Released NZ 1 Sep 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Availability
            930 In-stock at supplier; ships 7-14 working days
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            See Inside Ships

            See Inside Ships (Board Book, UK)

            By Mason, Conrad; Illustrated by King, Colin

            • RRP: $22.99
            • $18.39
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            Part of See Inside series, this title deals with ships throughout history from Viking longboats to Spanish galleons, ironclads to aircraft carriers. It includes a gate-fold page of a huge aircraft carrier.

            ISBN 9781409519034
            Released NZ 1 Nov 2010
            Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Series See Inside
            Availability
            8 In stock at supplier; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays
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            World War II Visual Encyclopedia
             

            World War II Visual Encyclopedia (Hardback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $30.00
            • $23.40
            • Save $6.60
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            This comprehensive visual encyclopedia explores World War II in fascinating detail and explains why this global event must never be forgotten.? World War II- Visual Encyclopedia shows children the causes, battles, people, and aftermath, while cutting-edge CGI technology brings in...famous events back to life. Learn about weaponry, tanks, ships, aircraft, campaigns, and military strategies. Read firsthand accounts of major campaigns and battles throughout the war. Uncover hundreds of biographies of wartime leaders and brave soldiers who served on the battlefields. Find out how technological advances influenced the final outcome. ?Key information is available at a glance, alongside data boxes, facts and stats, and inspiring quotations. From the fastest fighter plane to the longest battle, you'll discover everything you ever wanted to know, and much, much more. Whether you're a history buff or simply want help on a school project, this standout reference covers every aspect of World War II and the important part it has played in world history.
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            ISBN 9780241206997
            Released NZ 27 May 2015
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Availability
            421 In-stock at supplier; ships 7-14 working days
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            Gorillas

            Gorillas (Paperback, Updated ed.)

            By Simon, Seymour

            • RRP: $14.99
            • $11.69
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            Real gorillas are gentle, social animals who live together peacefully in family groups. A renowned science writer explores what makes these remarkable and often misunderstood creatures so fascinating. Full-color photos.

            ISBN 9780060891015
            Released NZ 6 Mar 2009
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Availability
            Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
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            Timelines of Everything: From woolly mammoths to world wars
             

            Timelines of Everything: From woolly mammoths to world wars (Hardback)

            By DK; Contributions by Institution, Smithsonian

            • RRP: $48.00
            • $37.44
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            Experience 13 billion years of history on planet Earth, starting with the Big Bang before time-travelling right up to the present day. History comes alive as more than 130 different timelines are presented in glorious illustrative and photographic detail, together with accessible... and informative text. Covering the rise and fall of empires, major scientific breakthroughs, groundbreaking inventions, and monumental moments in art, this is the go-to guide for just about everything that has ever happened. This comprehensive visual encyclopedia for children is an unprecedented collection of timelines and a wealth of knowledge about the world. From the most bloodthirsty pirate of all time to the first crime to be solved by studying fingerprints, you'll find it in Timelines of Everything. Find your own place in the world and understand where you fit in with this exciting, entertaining, and educational tour through time.
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            ISBN 9780241302323
            Released NZ 15 Oct 2018
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Availability
            542 In-stock at supplier; ships 7-14 working days
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