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            Brain-fizzing Facts: Awesome Science Questions Answered
             

            Brain-fizzing Facts: Awesome Science Questions Answered (EPUB ebook)

            By Grossman, Emily; Illustrated by Bowsher, Alice

            Why is your elbow called your funny bone? How could you escape the grip of a crocodile's jaw? Which animal can breathe through its bottom? And how do these things all link together? This brilliant book by the science expert Dr Emily Grossman will have eyebrows raised and jaws dro...pping as it uncovers the amazing scientific explanations behind all sorts of questions that can pop into our heads. Can an egg bounce? How can a giraffe's ridiculously long neck contain the same number of bones as a human's? How much does the Internet weigh? Written by science superstar and STEM Ambassador Emily Grossman, this book will answer all science questions you may or may not have wondered about. Each section in the book is linked to the one before it, creating a fantastically interactive structure, where a question answered brings up new curiosities and surprises. This is the perfect book for children who love learning about science or who need an extra nudge when it comes to STEM subjects. After all, who wouldn't want to find out how a hippo can use its own sweat as sunscreen?!
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            ISBN 9781526613264
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            Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
            Language en
            Released NZ 3 Oct 2019
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 7-9 years
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            I'm an Activist
              

            I'm an Activist (PDF ebook)

            By Mara, Wil

            Learn about incredible activists who have changed the world by campaigning for peace and equality, or starting projects to clean up the planet. You'll even learn about amazing kids who have used their voices to speak up about issues they care about. I'm an Activist is a new Level... 3 title in the engaging four-level DK Readers series, aimed at children who are beginning to read alone. Includes fun facts for kids, this innovative series of guided reading books balance amazing photography with non-fiction narratives tailored to specific reading levels. DK Readers are assessed on both Fountas & Pinnell and Lexile levels, and are ideal for learning to read while building general knowledge. I'm an Activist covers a topic that will inspire and educate kids, encouraging reading for pleasure - linked with improved reading and writing abilities, as well as a wider vocabulary and greater self-confidence.
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            ISBN 9780241436219
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            Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
            Language en
            Released NZ 7 Nov 2019
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 7-9 years
            Series DK Readers Level 3
            Ebook Terms Dorling Kindersley titles are sold with a 1 year time limit or 36 loans. view?
            Loan Credits 36
            Each copy purchased buys 36 loan credits to be used on your eplatform portal
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            What's the Point of Maths?
               

            What's the Point of Maths? (PDF ebook)

            Incredible historical stories explore the often surprising origins of the maths we use today, from number sequences to trigonometry. Crazy facts, magic tricks, and mathematical brainteasers will amuse and entertain even the most reluctant math students. Find out why an hour has 6...0 rather than 100 minutes and how codes keep our secrets safe. Colourful and uncluttered illustrations make mathematical explanations easy to grasp in seconds and make this user-friendly book simple to navigate and a joy to browse and read.What's the Point of Maths? is perfect for those who need some inspiration when it comes to numbers. It combines stories from history with simple visual explanations to bring maths to life. From measuring a pyramid to predicting comets, from counting like the Babylonians to becoming a trillionaire, it shows children why core maths ideas were discovered and invented and how to apply them today - in the classroom and the real world! Accompanying the fascinating stories are puzzles, games, and amazing facts, as well as a lively challenge to help bring each of the topics to life. Stylish, colourful illustrations make the maths fun and unintimidating, while simple diagrams and steps make explanations easy to grasp in seconds. Throughout the ebook, worked examples show readers how to solve simple maths challenges, encouraging children to improve their maths skills with hands-on practice.
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            ISBN 9780241445112
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            Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
            Language en
            Released NZ 2 Jan 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Ebook Terms Dorling Kindersley titles are sold with a 1 year time limit or 36 loans. view?
            Loan Credits 36
            Each copy purchased buys 36 loan credits to be used on your eplatform portal
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            AQA Level 2 Certificate in Further Mathematics: Exam Practice
             

            AQA Level 2 Certificate in Further Mathematics: Exam Practice (PDF ebook)

            By Andrew Ginty, Val Hanrahan

            Benefit from the expert input of experienced examiners and subject specialists in this assessment-led Practice Book, tailored to the 2018 specification and packed with exam-style questions.- Thoroughly prepare for the exam with hundreds of exam-style questions that are matched to... the 2018 specification. - Get structured support and extra practice with questions focused on reasoning and problem-solving. - Check your knowledge and practise independently with full step-by-step worked solutions and mark schemes online. - Enhance learning with extra practice designed to supplement the textbooks and the My Revision Notes series.
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            ISBN 9781510460775
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            Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
            Language en
            Released NZ 29 Nov 2019
            Publisher Hodder Education
            Interest Age 15+ years
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            Princess Power
              

            Princess Power (PDF ebook)

            By Mills, Andrea

            Find out all about famous princesses with this DK learn to read book. Kids will love learning about the lives of women who were born as princesses, from Pocahontas to Queen Elizabeth II, or became royalty during their lives, such as Meghan Markle or Princess Diana. With this book... children will learn that princesses are not only caring, but that they can be rebellious and powerful people too, like Princess Zhao, and Princess Sophia Duleep Singh. Princess Power is a new Level 3 title in the engaging four-level DK Readers series, aimed at children who are beginning to read alone. Developing a lifelong love of reading, DK Readers cover a vast range of fascinating subjects to support children as they learn to read.Includes fun facts for kids, this innovative series of guided reading books balance amazing photography with nonfiction narratives tailored to specific reading levels. DK Readers are assessed by both Fountas & Pinnell and Lexile levels, and are ideal for learning to read while building general knowledge. Princess Power covers a topic that will inspire and educate kids, encouraging reading for pleasure - linked with improved reading and writing abilities, as well as a wider vocabulary and greater self-confidence.
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            ISBN 9780241436363
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            Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
            Language en
            Released NZ 7 Nov 2019
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 7-9 years
            Series DK Readers Level 3
            Ebook Terms Dorling Kindersley titles are sold with a 1 year time limit or 36 loans. view?
            Loan Credits 36
            Each copy purchased buys 36 loan credits to be used on your eplatform portal
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            The Myths and Legends of India
             

            The Myths and Legends of India (EPUB ebook)

            Edited by Randolph, Joanne

            Hindu gods Brahma (the creator) and Shiva (the destroyer) are just two Indian deities characterized by action, adventure, and drama. Hinduism has inspired some of the greatest epics ever recorded, including the Ramayana and Mahabharata. This book describes the mythology of one of... the world's oldest cultures and positions these stories in their historical context.
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            ISBN 9781502633101
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            Language en
            Released NZ 15 Dec 2017
            Publisher Cavendish Square
            Interest Age 8-11 years
            Series Mythology and Legends Around the World
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            Norse Myths and Legends
             

            Norse Myths and Legends (EPUB ebook)

            Edited by Randolph, Joanne

            In Norse mythology, giants, tricksters, and hammer-wielding gods reign supreme. The exciting stories of Odin, Thor, and Loki served as the foundation for a religious system that is fascinating and largely unfamiliar to most. This book recounts the stories the Vikings and northern... Germanic peoples told and explores how these tales have been passed on for generations to appear in popular culture today.
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            ISBN 9781502633095
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            Language en
            Released NZ 15 Dec 2017
            Publisher Cavendish Square
            Interest Age 8-11 years
            Series Mythology and Legends Around the World
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            The Myths and Legends of the Middle East
             

            The Myths and Legends of the Middle East (EPUB ebook)

            Edited by Randolph, Joanne

            Storytelling is such an integral part of Middle Eastern culture that it's unsurprising that Scheherazade spun tales to save her own life in 1,001 Nights. This volume recounts the legends of the region, spanning several cultures. The book provides historical and cultural context t...o create a vivid understanding of Middle Eastern lore.
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            ISBN 9781502633064
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            Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
            Language en
            Released NZ 15 Dec 2017
            Publisher Cavendish Square
            Interest Age 8-11 years
            Series Mythology and Legends Around the World
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            A Bee's Nest
             

            A Bee's Nest (EPUB ebook)

            By Worthington, Niles

            Bees build nests in trees, under the ground, in hives, or in wood. This book looks at each of these nests, but focuses on how the honeybee makes its spectacular and very useful honeycomb. For the young connoisseur of insect information, this volume is like a taste of honey.

            ISBN 9781502620859
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            Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
            Language en
            Released NZ 15 Dec 2016
            Publisher Cavendish Square
            Interest Age 5-7 years
            Series Animal Builders
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            An Ant's Colony
             

            An Ant's Colony (EPUB ebook)

            By de Nijs, Erika

            These muscular members of the insect world are capable of moving large objects, whether food or building material, in an organized and cooperative fashion. This book provides a view of the layout of a belowground colony and looks at the different environments that various species... of ants call home.
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            ISBN 9781502620781
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            Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
            Language en
            Released NZ 15 Dec 2016
            Publisher Cavendish Square
            Interest Age 5-7 years
            Series Animal Builders
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