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              The Secret Life of the Periodic Table

              The Secret Life of the Periodic Table (Paperback)

              By Still, Dr. Ben

              Unlock the secrets of atomic science with this accessible and gripping account of all 118 known elements.

              ISBN 9781844038855
              Released NZ 8 Nov 2016
              Publisher OCTOPUS PUBLISHING GROUP
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Series Secret Life of
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              The Secret Life of Language

              The Secret Life of Language (Paperback)

              By Pulleyn, Simon

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              Discover the fascinating history of human language around the world, and learn about all the hidden processes underlying your everyday communication.

              ISBN 9781788400244
              Released NZ 28 Aug 2018
              Publisher OCTOPUS PUBLISHING GROUP
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Series Secret Life of
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              The Secret Life of the Human Body

              The Secret Life of the Human Body (Paperback)

              By Clancy, John

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              Get to know just how intricate and fascinating your body really is with The Secret Life of the Human Body.

              ISBN 9781844039784
              Released NZ 28 Aug 2018
              Publisher OCTOPUS PUBLISHING GROUP
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              The Secret Life of Equations: The 50 Greatest Equations and How They Work

              The Secret Life of Equations: The 50 Greatest Equations and How They Work (Paperback)

              By Cochrane, Richard

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              Unlock the mysteries of the most important, surprising and fascinating equations in history!

              ISBN 9781844038589
              Released NZ 8 Nov 2016
              Publisher OCTOPUS PUBLISHING GROUP
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              The Secret Life of Genes

              The Secret Life of Genes (Paperback)

              By Harvey, Derek

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              Decode the blueprint of life to find out what makes you YOU!

              ISBN 9781788400251
              Released NZ 9 Apr 2019
              Publisher OCTOPUS PUBLISHING GROUP
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              The Secret Life of the Brain

              The Secret Life of the Brain (Paperback)

              By David, Alfred

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              Uncover the fascinating hidden workings of your own mind with The Secret Life of the Brain.

              ISBN 9781788400268
              Released NZ 9 Apr 2019
              Publisher OCTOPUS PUBLISHING GROUP
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              The Secret Life of the Human Body: Uncover the Hidden Workings of Your Body
               

              The Secret Life of the Human Body: Uncover the Hidden Workings of Your Body (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Clancy, John

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              First published by Cassell, a division of Octopus publishing Ltd, London --title page verso.

              ISBN 9780228100935
              Released NZ 1 Sep 2018
              Publisher Firefly Books
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              The Secret Life of Language: Discover the Origins of Global Communication
               

              The Secret Life of Language: Discover the Origins of Global Communication (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Pulleyn, Former Lecturer in Classics Simon (Merton College Oxford (Emeritus))

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              About The Secret Life of Equations: Photographs, illustrations, and other visuals help maintain reader interest. There are also a number of cross-references that allow readers to move quickly between related ideas. This highly recommended book closes with a short, but complete, i...ndex. -- American Reference Books Annual Like its companion titles, The Secret Life of Language uses quirky illustrations, helpful diagrams and clear text to unlock the fascinating workings behind the development of the world's languages. Readers will gain insight into the extraordinary underlying stories and facts about the language (or languages) they speak, as well as those that they perhaps would like to learn. Six chapters cover all of the world's language groups from their historic origins to today as well as the physical mechanics of speech. The anatomy of speech -- The history of communication; Evolution of the power of speech What makes up a language? -- Articulation; Phonetics revisited; Phonology; Morphology; Syntax; Lexicon Language families -- The Indo-European family; Other language families and proto-languages; The Romance languages as daughters of Latin; The Celtic languages; The Slavonic languages; The Semitic family; The Turkic languages; Languages in the Caucasus; The African languages; The languages of Polynesia; Languages of the Americas; Languages of South Asia; Chinese; Japanese Writing systems -- Includes the origins of writing; Cuneiform and hieroglyphs; Syllabaries; The dawn of the alphabet; Other systems of writing (Chinese, Japanese, Runes, Ogham); Also covers the problems of decipherment; Unsolved mysteries of decipherment Languages on the move -- International languages following religious groups; The languages of Judaism What next? -- Invented languages, like Klingon; The future of the human language. Language is essential to us all -- spoken, heard, written, read -- no matter which we use. Today, cultures move and meld across the globe in waves of migration ta
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              ISBN 9780228100928
              Released NZ 14 Sep 2018
              Publisher Firefly Books
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              The Secret Life of the Periodic Table: Unlocking the Mysteries of All 118 Elements
               

              The Secret Life of the Periodic Table: Unlocking the Mysteries of All 118 Elements (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Still, Dr Ben, PhD

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              Discover the hidden stories of the 118 elements.

              ISBN 9781770858107
              Released NZ 27 Sep 2016
              Publisher Firefly Books
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