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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
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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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              DK Eyewitness New Zealand
                

              DK Eyewitness New Zealand (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Eyewitness, Dk

              • RRP: $40.00
              • $30.00
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              • Pub Date
                18 Jan 22

              Welcome to New Zealand, the land of the long white cloud Whether you're seeking your next adrenaline-fix, the best places to learn more about Maori culture, or the perfect geothermal pool to unwind in, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that New Zealand... has to offer. An explosion of dramatic scenery, this far-flung Pacific island has it all: mammoth mountains, icy-blue glacial lakes, unspoiled coastlines, idyllic vineyards and cool, cultural cities. From the subtropical kauri forests of the North Island to the remote fjords of the South Island, New Zealand offers countless opportunities for adventure. Our updated guide brings New Zealand to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights, trusted travel advice, detailed breakdowns of all the must-see sights, photographs on practically every page, and our hand-drawn illustrations which place you inside the country's iconic buildings and neighbourhoods. We've also worked hard to make sure our information is as up-to-date as possible following the COVID-19 outbreak. You'll discover: -our pick of New Zealand's must-sees, top experiences and hidden gems -the best spots to eat, drink, shop and stay -detailed maps and walks which make navigating the country easy -easy-to-follow itineraries -expert advice: get ready, get around and stay safe -colour-coded chapters to every part of New Zealand, from Northland to Southland, the Auckland to Canterbury -our new lightweight format, so you can take it with you wherever you go Travelling around Oceania? Look out for our DK Eyewitness Australia
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              ISBN 9780241538760
              Released NZ 18 Jan 2022
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Travel Guide
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              The Artist's Manual: The Definitive Art Sourcebook: Media, Materials, Tools, and Techniques
               

              The Artist's Manual: The Definitive Art Sourcebook: Media, Materials, Tools, and Techniques (Hardback)

              By Pepper, Rob

              • RRP: $60.71
              • $60.71
              • Internationally sourced

              The one-stop handbook of everything you need to know to get the most out of your passion for art This book delivers what you need to become a more confident, creative artist - whatever your level of skill or experience. It's like having your very own studio assistant. Designed fo...r modern artists who take inspiration from and make connections between different art traditions and techniques, The Artist's Manual covers drawing and painting; ceramics, sculpture, and printmaking; as well as newer areas such as digital art and animation. Brush up on basic know-how such as choosing the right tool, mixing watercolors, preparing a canvas, or mastering image-manipulation software. Learn how to glaze a pot, screenprint in halftones, or use perspective to bring drawings to life. Try mosaic, fresco, linocut, digital collage, and much more. Equipment, materials, and methods are fully explained and beautifully illustrated - there's everything you need to enjoy making art to the fullest and take your creativity to the next level.
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              ISBN 9780241483855
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Adults / General
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              World Religions: The Great Faiths Explored and Explained
               

              World Religions: The Great Faiths Explored and Explained (Hardback)

              By Bowker, John

              • RRP: $48.54
              • $48.54
              • Internationally sourced

              Learn everything you need to know about the central practices, important figures, and key teachings of many different religions. Each of the major faiths - including Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism and Islam - is examined in detail through its sacred t...exts, epic imagery, key beliefs and religious artefacts. Entries also explore other faiths from Zoroastrianism - the oldest living religion - to the alternative beliefs of the modern era - all of which are set into the context of the political, social, and cultural climates from which they emerged. Compelling and accessible, World Religions is the perfect guide for students of religious study, or anyone interested in the ideas of ancient and present day faiths and religious philosophies.
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              ISBN 9780241487389
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
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              The Most Important Comic Book on Earth: Stories to Save the World

              The Most Important Comic Book on Earth: Stories to Save the World (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Delevingne, Cara; Gervais, Ricky; Goodall, Jane; Snyder, Scott; Waititi, Taika

              • RRP: $48.00
              • $36.00
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              100 inspiring visual stories on environmentalism from key figures, charities, activists, and artists With beautiful comic art and stories from writers, environmentalists, and spokespersons from around the world, The Most Important Comic Book On Earth is the single largest collect...ion of powerful and entertaining comics calling for planetary change.
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              ISBN 9780241513514
              Released NZ 2 Nov 2021
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              Timelines from Indian History
               

              Timelines from Indian History (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $37.00
              • $27.75
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              • Pub Date
                18 Jan 22

              Learn about the history of India through a treasure trove of visually vibrant timelines packed with information on famous people and key events. Take a journey of the history of the Indian subcontinent from prehistory to the colonial period and the modern era through more than 80... brilliant timelines. Timelines from Indian History navigates the history of India, through the formation of kingdoms, the establishment of empires, the struggle for Independence, and the emergence of a vibrant democracy and republic. Through this journey, the reader will meet the personalities who shaped India's history, culture, and society. They will learn of the events that shaped the country as we know it today, from the formation of the Mahajanapadas, the first great empire, and the Revolt of 1857, to the first elections and the scientific discoveries that put India on the international map. It will also document the histories of those who have traditionally been excluded from the mainstream narrative. Packed with stories, profiles, and facts, Timelines from Indian History is a visual treat and promises to be an ideal addition to any history enthusiast and student's library.
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              ISBN 9780241531334
              Released NZ 18 Jan 2022
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Complete Flags of the World: The Ultimate Pocket Guide

              Complete Flags of the World: The Ultimate Pocket Guide (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $30.00
              • $22.50
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              The ultimate guide to the fascinating world of flags This one-stop guide to flags of the world explains the intriguing stories behind the design of country flags, state flags and heraldic symbols. The Complete Flags of the World is the essential guide to both identifying flags an...d understanding the complex history and symbolism behind the incredible variety of designs that have evolved over the years, from the ancient medieval cantons of Switzerland to the Stars and Stripes of the USA. You'll learn to identify the flags of different nations and celebrate their cultural importance and special meanings. This comprehensive and educational guide to vexillology covers more than 400 examples and spans the areas of geography, communications, politics, sport, history, and art in the process. Detailed notes and annotation reveal the origins, design development, and significance of colours, symbols, crests, and coats of arms, as well as the reasons for any recent changes to the flags. A wonderful gift for flag enthusiasts of all ages.
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              ISBN 9780241523568
              Released NZ 16 Nov 2021
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Unforgettable Journeys: Slow down and see the world
               

              Unforgettable Journeys: Slow down and see the world (Hardback)

              By Eyewitness, Dk

              • RRP: $60.71
              • $60.71
              • Internationally sourced

              Escape the frenetic modern world and embark on a journey of a lifetime. Ever dreamed of walking the Camino de Santiago, driving Route 66 or riding the Trans-Siberian Railway? It may sound cliched, but sometimes it really is all about the journey, rather than the destination and w...hat better way to see the world than by moving through it. If setting out on an adventure is on your bucket list, but you don't know where to start, Unforgettable Journeys will have you lacing up your hiking boots, hitting the road or taking to the high seas. Encompassing everywhere from Antarctica to Zambia, over 200 hikes, drives, cycling trails, train routes and boat trips are brought to life with inspiring narrative, sumptuous photography and illustrative maps. We even suggest alternative routes, so it's easy to find your ultimate trip. Each section covers a different way to travel the world and is broken down by continent. Whether you want to explore the Atlas Mountains or Torres del Paine on foot; drive the Pan American Highway or cross the Australian Outback; cycle from the top to the bottom of Africa or enjoy a leisurely ride across The Netherlands' bulb fields; go interrailing around Europe or board the Orient Express; island hop in Greece or the Philippines: these journeys will stay with you forever.
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              ISBN 9780241426166
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
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              A Short History of The Vietnam War

              A Short History of The Vietnam War (Hardback)

              By DK; Contributions by Institution, Smithsonian

              • RRP: $48.00
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              This is the definitive story of one of the longest and most controversial conflicts in US history. Created in association with the Smithsonian Institution, this authoritative history of the Vietnam War examines the key figures and events of the conflict, and its lasting effects o...n the world. Combining compelling text with maps and archive photography, A Short History of the Vietnam War is an all-encompassing showcase of every aspect of the fighting and the wider political landscape, from the struggle for civil rights to the treatment of prisoners. Detailed descriptions of events, from Operation Passage to Freedom to the evacuation of the US embassy in Saigon, are brought to life with eyewitness accounts and iconic photographs. Gallery pages present collections of infantry weapons, artillery, aircraft, and armored vehicles, while diagrams and maps show exactly how battles and decisive moments unfolded, and biographical entries provide essential insight into the roles of significant individuals from Henry Kissinger to General Thieu. The perfect read for the military history enthusiast, A Short History of the Vietnam War is a stirring visual record of the suffering, sacrifice, and heroism that occurred in America's bloodiest ever conflicts.
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              ISBN 9780241471289
              Released NZ 28 Sep 2021
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
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              15-Minute Stretch: Four 15-Minute Workouts for Flexibility, Posture, and Strength
               

              15-Minute Stretch: Four 15-Minute Workouts for Flexibility, Posture, and Strength (Paperback)

              By Martin, Suzanne

              • RRP: $24.00
              • $18.00
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              • Pub Date
                6 Jan 22

              Fit exercise into your busy life with short but effective stretching programmes. Do the demands of modern life leave you feeling stiff and sore? Do you struggle to find time for exercise? Stress no more: these four 15-minute programmes for beginners offer the versatility and ease... of use that busy lifestyles demand. Build these 15-minute stretching routines, that you can do at home with just a mat, into your week to get leaner, more flexible, and stronger than ever before. Clear step-by-step photographs paired with easy-to-follow instructions explain exactly what to do in each move, and targeted feel-it-here graphics help you understand which muscles to focus on. At the end of each 15-minute programme there's an at-a-glance summary of the routine. 15-Minute Stretch will inspire you to make exercise a part of your weekly routine, so you soon reap the benefits of enhanced health and fitness.
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              ISBN 9780241536803
              Released NZ 6 Jan 2022
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 16+ years
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