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            Silver Linings: Kiwi Success Stories in the Time of Covid
              

            Silver Linings: Kiwi Success Stories in the Time of Covid (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Downs, David; Davis, Joe

            • RRP: $45.00
            • $33.75
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            • Pub Date
              2 Mar 21

            The Covid-19 lockdown in New Zealand caused fear, hardship and loss. Through this time of unprecedented national hardship, however, there emerged incredible stories of hope and optimism. Businesses innovated and found new ways to create value, communities came together in new way...s online, and families reconnected through time spent together. This book is a collection of those stories from across Aotearoa. It shows how New Zealand - and New Zealanders - respond when the going gets tough! The book was the brainchild of the well-known business Nanogirl Labs, which lost a full 18-month work calendar over a few days before the Covid-19 Level 4 lockdown. Founders Joe Davis and Michelle Dickinson (Nanogirl) could have closed their doors and headed home. Instead, they made a choice to change direction and four days later launched a brand-new, entirely online learning program for families. They tripled their staff headcount as the lockdown loomed, took on new premises, built a full production studio and went to market. They now have thousands of subscribers across 76 countries around the world, and are growing fast. Michelle and Joe have collaborated with writer and fellow innovator David Downs to collect the stories for this book.
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            ISBN 9780143775478
            Published NZ 2 Mar 2021
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            999 Available for pre-order, ships once released
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            Yates Top 50 Edible Plants for Pots and How Not to Kill Them!

            Yates Top 50 Edible Plants for Pots and How Not to Kill Them! (Paperback)

            By Thomas, Angie; Yates

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $29.99
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            How to grow your own food in the smallest spaces - in pots on balconies, terraces and windowsills Increasingly people are keen to grow some of their own food, giving them fresh, delicious and healthy ingredients right on their doorstep. Home-grown food also means reduced food mil...es and packaging, and reminds us where food comes from and how cultivation occurs. With backyards shrinking and more people living in apartments, we need to find a range of fruit, veggies and herbs that will grow and thrive in small spaces. Whether you love lush leafy greens, tangy citrus, crunchy carrots or vine ripened tomatoes, there are lots of edible plants that can be grown in pots, hanging baskets and vertical gardens on sunny balconies, verandas and patios, opening up the wonderful world of home-grown to everyone. This book provides the best information on which edible plants to grow in pots and how to care for them, no matter what your skill level. With loads of glorious photographs for inspiration, it puts 'patio to plate' within reach of everyone no matter what their gardening space.
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            ISBN 9781460759318
            Published NZ 2 Dec 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            540 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            He Pou Hiringa: Grounding Science and Technology in Te Ao Maori
              

            He Pou Hiringa: Grounding Science and Technology in Te Ao Maori (Paperback)

            Edited by Amoamo, Maria; Kawharu, Merata; Rukstuhl, Katharina

            • RRP: $14.99
            • $11.99
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            • Pub Date
              12 Jul 21

            Written by Maori from diverse disciplines, this book brings together writing on the big questions about the role of Maori, tikanga and matauranga in shaping science and technological innovation.

            ISBN 9781988587486
            Published NZ 12 Jul 2021
            Publisher Bridget Williams Books
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series BWB Texts
            Availability
            Available for pre-order, ships once released
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            Weka: Opportunist and Battler
             

            Weka: Opportunist and Battler (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Powlesland, Ralph

            • RRP: $25.00
            • $25.00
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            Weka are widespread throughout parts of New Zealand. They are inquisitive by nature, even if furtively, including venturing into peoples' homes and sheds when the opportunity permits and can be considered a bit of a menace! So why should we care about the weka?

            ISBN 9780473538644
            Published NZ 10 Dec 2020
            Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            Showing available from publisher, allow 2-4 weeks for delivery
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            The Body Atlas: A Pictorial Guide to the Human Body

            The Body Atlas: A Pictorial Guide to the Human Body (Hardback)

            By DK; Illustrated by Fornarni, Giuliano

            • RRP: $37.00
            • $27.75
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            How well do you know your body? What happens under your skin? Where exactly is your stomach? What does your liver do? How can ears help your balance? The Body Atlas answers all these questions and many more. This unique visual guide reveals the innermost workings of the human bod...y. It approaches a body as if were a map, divided into continents (such as parts of the body) and countries (such as organs). You can see inside your body and examine it region by region - for example, the head and neck or the upper torso. These regions enclose vital structures, such as the brain, lungs, and heart, just as continents contain countries. Body systems such as the circulatory system (blood) and nervous system, link the body regions just like mountains and rivers range across countries. The detailed illustrations carefully pull back the layers of the body so you can see inside the hidden interior. All bones, muscles, and organs are clearly labelled with scientific and common names; and there are photos of parts you wouldn't normally be able to see, such as your vocal cords. Packed with amazing facts and illustrations, The Body Atlas takes you on a top-to-toe tour through your own anatomy. Now celebrating its 25th anniversary, this book has been refreshed for a new generation of budding biologists and doctors-in-the-making.
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            ISBN 9780241412770
            Released NZ 1 Dec 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Availability
            58 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            Kindred: Neanderthal Life, Love, Death and Art

            Kindred: Neanderthal Life, Love, Death and Art (Hardback)

            By Wragg Sykes, Rebecca

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $31.19
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            • Delayed Release

            This book shoves aside the cliche of the shivering ragged figure in an ice wasteland to tell the complex and fascinating true story of the Neanderthal.

            ISBN 9781472937490
            Released NZ 1 Dec 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            Pre-order title, release date has been delayed
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            12 Huia Birds / 12 Manu Huia
             

            12 Huia Birds / 12 Manu Huia (Hardback, 2nd Multilingual edition)

            By Stokoe, Julian; Illustrated by Eyles, Stacy; Translated by McIver, Lois

            • RRP: $22.99
            • $20.69
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            * New bilingual edition, English and Te Reo Maori * Paperback printing at cheaper price point * Original was one of Listener's 50 Best Books for Kids 2016

            ISBN 9780947506780
            Published NZ 13 Jul 2020
            Publisher Oratia Media
            Interest Age 2-6 years
            Language (Maori)
            Availability
            100 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            The Botanical Adventures of Joseph Banks
             

            The Botanical Adventures of Joseph Banks (Hardback)

            By Harrison, Christina

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $35.99
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            Sir Joseph Banks was a true botanical adventurer and pioneer. Not only did he reveal the floral wonders of the South Seas, New Zealand and Australia to European eyes, but he set Kew Gardens on its path to becoming the world's foremost botanic garden, bringing in a wealth of rare ...and useful plants, which had far-reaching impact.
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            ISBN 9781842467152
            Released NZ 1 Dec 2020
            Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
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            Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art

            Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art (Hardback)

            By Nestor, James

            • RRP: $48.00
            • $36.00
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            300,000 years ago, Homo sapiens had bigger skulls. Cooked food meant our heads shrunk; alongside a growing brain, our airways got narrower. Urbanisation then led us to breathe less deeply and less healthily. And so today more than 90% of us breathe incorrectly. So we might have b...een breathing all our life, but we need to learn how to breathe properly! In 3.3, James Nestor meets cutting-edge scientists at Harvard and experiments on himself in labs at Stanford to see the impact of bad breathing. He revives the lost, and recently scientifically proven, wisdom of swim coaches, Indian mystics, stern-faced Russian cardiologists, Czechoslovakian Olympians and New Jersey choral conductors - the world's foremost 'pulmonauts' - to show how breathing in specific patterns can trigger our bodies to absorb more oxygen, and he explains the benefits for everyone that result, from staying healthy and warding off anxiety to improving focus and losing weight. 3.3 is a fascinating ride through evolution, medicine and physiology - and extreme sports. But mostly it explores you. Structured as a journey with chapters from the mouth and nose through to the lungs and nervous system, it is non-fiction at its breath-taking best.
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            ISBN 9780241289075
            Released NZ 3 Nov 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
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            The Science of Goo!: From Saliva and Slime to Frogspawn and Fungus

            The Science of Goo!: From Saliva and Slime to Frogspawn and Fungus (Hardback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $17.99
            • $13.49
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            Get to grips with the glorious world of goop and gunk, from vomit, pus, and snot, to super glue, snail slime, and sticky plants, in this compendium of gunk. If you've ever wondered how much snot you make, how strong a spider's web can be, or why hippos go pink, this is the book f...or you. Blending laugh-out-loud fun with strange but true science, this book explores all manner of gunge, sludge, ooze, and goo! The next book in DK's best selling It Can't Be True! series, It Can't Be True! Goo! is here to give you a new appreciation of the weird and wonderful world of gooey matter, in all its many kinds and wherever it shows up. Fun CGI illustrations and stunning photography will bring goo to life alongside fun trivia and scientific explanations to make you an expert in all things sludgy. Did you know that super glue was first used to treat wounds in WW1? Or that sea cucumbers can vomit their sticky stomach and intestines when threatened, yet still survive? Let It Can't Be True! Goo! be your one-stop shop for everything gooey.
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            ISBN 9780241432303
            Released NZ 1 Sep 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Availability
            166 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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