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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
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            The Physics Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained
             

            The Physics Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

            By DK; Foreword by Al-Khalili, Jim

            • RRP: $48.00
            • $36.00
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            Explore the laws and theories of physics in this accessible introduction to the forces that shape our Universe, our planet, and our everyday lives. Using a bold, graphic-led approach The Physics Book sets out more than 80 key concepts and discoveries that have defined the subject... and influenced our technology since the beginning of time. With the focus firmly on unpicking the thought behind each theory - as well as exploring when and how each idea and breakthrough came about - seven themed chapters examine the history and developments in areas such as Energy and Matter, and Electricity and Magnetism, as well as quantum, nuclear, and particle physics. Eureka moments abound: from Pythagoras's observations of the pleasing harmonies created by vibrating strings, and Galileo's experiments with spheres, to Isaac Newton's apple and his conclusions about gravity and the laws of motion. You'll also learn about Albert Einstein's revelations about relativity; how the accidental discovery of cosmic microwave background radiation confirmed the Big Bang theory; the search for the Higgs boson particle; and why most of our Universe is missing. If you've ever wondered exactly how physicists formulated - and proved - their abstract concepts, The Physics Book is the book for you.
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            ISBN 9780241412725
            Released NZ 3 Mar 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Series Big Ideas
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            The Kew Gardens Girls: An emotional and sweeping historical novel perfect for fans of Kate Morton
             

            The Kew Gardens Girls: An emotional and sweeping historical novel perfect for fans of Kate Morton (Hardback, Unabridged edition)

            By Lovell, Posy; Read by Aldington, Annie

            • RRP: $49.99
            • $38.99
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            • Pub Date
              11 Aug 20

            A wartime saga that highlights the role of women at Kew Gardens, licensed publishing with heritage brand Kew Gardens

            ISBN 9781409193272
            Released NZ 11 Aug 2020
            Publisher Orion Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
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            Mars: Explore the mysteries of the Red Planet

            Mars: Explore the mysteries of the Red Planet (Hardback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $24.00
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            Has there ever been life on Mars? Will we be living there soon? HOW?! Discover the past, present, and future of the mysterious red planet in this beautiful non-fiction book for kids. The launch of Mars rovers by NASA, Europe, and China in 2020 will be the biggest science news of ...the year, and will reveal more about Mars than ever before. Get ahead with this amazing new book, which explores the evidence for past life on Mars, what's happening there now, and what it might look like to one day live on the red planet. Discover incredible space technology, learn how to spot the planet in the night sky throughout the year, and find out if YOU'VE got what it takes to join the teams travelling to Mars in the coming years. Children will adore this essential guide to the red planet. Incredible images and fun illustrations will ignite their imagination and give them a fascinating insight into what the future might hold...
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            ISBN 9780241409589
            Released NZ 19 May 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 7-9 years
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            The Rules of Contagion: Why Things Spread - and Why They Stop
             

            The Rules of Contagion: Why Things Spread - and Why They Stop (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Export / Airside)

            By Kucharski, Adam; Edited by Barrie, Francesca

            • RRP: $41.99
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            Why do some ideas take off - and others fail to spread? Why are some diseases predictable, and others swamped in uncertainty? And what about the outbreaks that never happen at all? A passenger getting on a plane in Hong Kong can spark an outbreak of flu in Mexico. Someone default...s on their mortgage in Florida, and a financial panic kindles in London. One individual can reach an audience of millions with a single tweet: we live in a world that's more connected than ever before. But even as we see our lives being shaped by the spread of ideas, trends - and even diseases - we sometimes struggle to grasp how it actually works. Outbreaks seem to be driven by randomness and hidden laws, and in order to understand them, we need to start thinking like mathematicians. Here, epidemiologist Adam Kucharski reveals how new mathematical approaches are transforming what we know about contagion - from the revolutionary initiatives that helped tackle gun violence in Chicago to the truth behind the spread of fake news. And along the way, he'll explain how happiness and depression can spread through our friendship networks, why some predictions go badly wrong (and that might not be a bad thing), and why most people are less popular than their friends.
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            ISBN 9781788164726
            Released NZ 15 Apr 2020
            Publisher Profile Books Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Availability
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            18 Tiny Deaths: The Untold Story of Frances Glessner Lee and the Invention of Modern Forensics

            18 Tiny Deaths: The Untold Story of Frances Glessner Lee and the Invention of Modern Forensics (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Goldfarb, Bruce

            • RRP: $37.99
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            The unlikely tale of Frances Glessner Lee and her revolutionary work in forensic science through the creation of the Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death, a series of dollhouse-sized crime scene dioramas that she used to teach homicide investigators.

            ISBN 9781913068042
            Released NZ 31 Mar 2020
            Publisher OCTOPUS PUBLISHING GROUP
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Availability
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            Robert Winston Science Squad Explains: Key science concepts made simple and fun

            Robert Winston Science Squad Explains: Key science concepts made simple and fun (Hardback)

            By Winston, Robert

            • RRP: $30.00
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            All aboard the STEAM train! The Science Squad is here to explain amazing facts about science, technology, engineering, art, and maths. Have you ever wondered what makes electricity? Or what's inside an atom? Or how high the Moon really is? Or what light is made of and why you nee...d it? Well now you can find out in a colourful, fact-packed and informative book that explains more than 100 key STEAM concepts in a really clear way that will appeal to kids aged 5 and above. Science is all around us, but often it is presented in a way that is difficult for children to comprehend - this fact-packed book is the perfect visual introduction to the key concepts that children need to know about all things STEAM. Each topic is explained using illustrated characters that represent science, technology, engineering, art, and maths. The five chapters in this book will be familiar to kids as they are places that they will have been to, such as school, the park, and the home. This is the second book in the Science Squad series, and is an essential read for young STEAM fanatics.
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            ISBN 9780241413876
            Released NZ 2 Jul 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Availability
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            Outbreaks and Epidemics: Battling infection from measles to coronavirus

            Outbreaks and Epidemics: Battling infection from measles to coronavirus (Paperback)

            By Senthilingam, Meera

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            A journey through the history and science of epidemics and pandemics - from AIDS to Zika

            ISBN 9781785785634
            Released NZ 2 Jun 2020
            Publisher Icon Books Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Hot Science
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            How to Argue With a Racist: History, Science, Race and Reality

            How to Argue With a Racist: History, Science, Race and Reality (Hardback)

            By Rutherford, Adam

            • RRP: $34.99
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            An illuminating manifesto for a twenty-first century understanding of human evolution and variation by the author of A BRIEF HISTORY OF EVERYONE WHO EVER LIVED

            ISBN 9781474611244
            Released NZ 11 Feb 2020
            Publisher Orion Publishing
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Series Tony Hill and Carol Jordan
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            Shouting Zeros and Ones: Digital technology, ethics and policy in New Zealand: 2020
              

            Shouting Zeros and Ones: Digital technology, ethics and policy in New Zealand: 2020 (Paperback)

            Edited by Chen, Andrew

            • RRP: $14.99
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            • Pub Date
              10 Aug 20

            New Zealand authors delve into the hidden impacts of technology on society and on individuals: deepfakes and democracy, indigenous data sovereignty, digital inclusion, the environmental impacts of globalised data and the drive to combat online fascism.

            ISBN 9781988587387
            Published NZ 10 Aug 2020
            Publisher Bridget Williams Books
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series BWB Texts
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