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              Art A Children's Encyclopedia

              Art A Children's Encyclopedia (Hardback)

              By DK; Taylor, Susie

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              This beautiful art book for children charts the evolution of the greatest cultural achievements in painting, sculpture and photography. Art: A Children's Encyclopedia traces the development of painting, from prehistoric cave drawings to the Mona Lisa to contemporary street art. G...et to grips with world-famous sculptures, including the Terracotta Army and Michelangelo's David. Find out about photography, from pinhole cameras to digital imagery and iconic photography such as Neil Leifer's Ali versus Liston. With amazing facts, clear explanations, and stunning photography, Art: A Children's Encyclopedia is the essential introduction to the art world for children.
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              ISBN 9780241297650
              Released NZ 31 Jul 2017
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              Robot: Meet the Machines of the Future

              Robot: Meet the Machines of the Future (Hardback)

              By DK; Foreword by Rogers, Dr Lucy

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              From mechanical automata to modern-day androids and animal robots, this children's book for ages 9-11 covers artificial intelligence (AI) throughout history. Robotics is experiencing an explosion - with more than 45 million robots estimated to be in operation by 2019. Robotics an...d AI will increasingly become a part of daily life: from drones used in battle to robot helpers taking care of hospital patients, and from service robots packing food to rescue robots finding people after a disaster. Robot explains how robots work, how they are made, and shows what the cutting-edge of science, technology, mechanical engineering, and computing looks like. This kids' robot book showcases more than 100 robots, representing the latest and greatest innovations in AI through bright graphics and stunning photography. Tech panels present fascinating facts about each robot's design, production, and capability. The final chapter covers the future of robotics, and how kids of the not-too-distant future may have their very own android friends. Young readers will be riveted by the vibrant graphics, zesty colours, and mend-bending array of information that Robot provides.
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              ISBN 9780241346754
              Released NZ 3 Sep 2018
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              Fossil
               

              Fossil (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By DK

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              Explore the history of life on Earth through every type of fossil, from marine invertebrates such as ammonites, to fishes, plants, early amphibians, dinosaurs, birds, mammals, and even humans with DK Eyewitness Fossils. Find out what fossils are, how they were formed, and what th...ey tell us about how long-vanished animals lived millions of years ago. Stunning real-life photographs of the spectacular remains of ancient lives offer a unique eyewitness view - see pearls that are 50 million years old, a remarkable preserved foot of the extinct Moa from New Zealand, and the fossilised jaws of a terrifying T-rex. Includes a fact-filled wall chart perfect for bedrooms or classrooms.
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              ISBN 9780241286876
              Released NZ 29 May 2017
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Series DK Eyewitness
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              The Crime Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

              The Crime Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

              By DK; Foreword by James, Peter

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              From Jack the Ripper to the modern day drug cartels, The Crime Book documents the most notorious crimes and criminals in history. With over 100 crimes to explore, The Crime Book examines the science, psychology and sociology of criminal behaviour. See the gory details of each cri...me and how it was solved, with renowned quotes and detailed criminal profiles letting you delve into the criminal mind. The Crime Book looks at the big ideas and concepts in criminology spanning from pirates, kidnapping and political plots to modern con artists, serial killers and rogue traders, including the Black Dahlia investigation, the Mississippi Scheme, and the notorious Jeffrey Dahmer. The Crime Book is the perfect introduction to law enforcement and criminology across history's most infamous crimes.
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              ISBN 9780241298961
              Released NZ 3 Apr 2017
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Series Big Ideas
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              Football

              Football (Paperback)

              By DK

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              The perfect guide for any football fan who wants to know everything about the beautiful game - from World Cup winners to football skills and techniques. With billions of people watching the 2014 FIFA World Cup and around 265 million players worldwide, football really is the world...'s best-loved sport. Get in the know and learn about all things football with Eyewitness Football, packed with fascinating facts and amazing images - helping football come alive for fanatics everywhere. Action-packed pictures help you to relive those moments of glory, while record breakers and national team profiles are listed for quick-fire mastery of famous football history. Results from recent tournaments, including the UEFA Women's EUR0 2017, bring you up-to-date with football facts. Club shirts and memorabilia are pictured from years gone by, as well as shining trophies, and bite-sized biographies of well-known players, from Lionel Messi to Zinedine Zidane, fill you in on those important details needed to impress. You can also read up on tricky tactics, freshen up your football skills knowledge, and get to grip with the science and technology. Eyewitness Football also includes a fold-out poster to hang on your wall. Get ready for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia with Eyewitness Football, full of all the facts you need to become the know-it-all about football.Previous edition 9781409349365
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              ISBN 9780241317686
              Released NZ 28 May 2018
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Series DK Eyewitness
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              My Mixed Emotions: Learn to Love Your Feelings

              My Mixed Emotions: Learn to Love Your Feelings (Hardback)

              By DK; Consultant editor Healy, Maureen; Foreword by Place2Be

              • RRP: $37.00
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              Learn all about emotions with this friendly guide, packed with advice on how to understand your feelings.Feelings can be tricky, and My Mixed Emotions will coach you through situations including dealing with bullying, getting on with siblings, grief, relaxing, dealing with sadnes...s, and how to cope if your family splits up. Discover great things about yourself, and understand why you laugh when you hear a joke, why you cry when you watch a sad film, what a smile is, why the dark can be scary, why you blush when you're embarrassed, and why sometimes you can feel lots of different emotions all at once! Fun emojis will explain phobias, give you new vocabulary to describe your emotions, and show you what a special person you are. My Mixed Emotions will become your friend and guide as you travel through the mixed-up world of emotions to discover your wonderful, unique self.
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              ISBN 9780241323762
              Released NZ 30 Jul 2018
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 7-9 years
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              The Dinosaurs Book

              The Dinosaurs Book (Hardback)

              By DK

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              Everything you need to know about dinosaurs, pterosaurs, marine reptiles, and mammals in this stunning prehistoric encyclopedia for kids.With more than 1,000 images and fascinating facts, The Dinosaur Book brings young readers face-to-face with some of the most incredible creatur...es ever to exist. Using a range of full-colour images, including spectacular fossilised bones and realistic digital reconstructions, all forms of prehistoric life are covered. The Dinosaur Book includes important, recent prehistoric finds such as the amazing discovery of a 110 million-year-old dinosaur named Nodosaur as well as some of the remarkable feathered dinosaurs recently unearthed in China!Young readers can find out too, about the latest scientific discoveries that have changed the way we see these fascinating prehistoric animals - from new feathered dinosaurs to how and where they lived.
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              ISBN 9780241300077
              Released NZ 3 Sep 2018
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              The LEGO (R) BATMAN MOVIE The Making of the Movie
               

              The LEGO (R) BATMAN MOVIE The Making of the Movie (Hardback)

              By DK; Miller-Zarneke, Tracey

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              Open this fascinating LEGO(R) Batman(TM) book and discover how The LEGO(R) Batman(TM) Movie was made. Beautifully illustrated, The Making of The LEGO(R) Batman(TM) is packed with information on how your favourite LEGO Batman(TM) heroes, villains, vehicles and locations were creat...ed for the movie. Explore each development stage of the movie from the initial idea and storyboarding to recording the dialogue and special effects. Featuring lavish spreads of concept art, sketches, inspiration and LEGO builds, this is a must-have for fans of LEGO Batman(TM) and The LEGO Movie. Including an exclusive insight from the filmmakers, animators, LEGO designers and actors, The Making of LEGO(R) Batman(TM) Movie is the only book that takes you behind the scenes of the entire LEGO Batman(TM) world in such detail. LEGO, the LEGO logo, the Brick and Knob configuration and the Minifigure are trademarks of the LEGO Group. (c) 2017 The LEGO Group. Produced by Dorling Kindersley under license from the LEGO Group. THE LEGO BATMAN(TM) MOVIE (c) The LEGO Group & Warner Bros Entertainment Inc. BATMAN: TM &(c) DC Comics. (c) Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.(s17)
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              ISBN 9780241279588
              Released NZ 10 Feb 2017
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              DC Comics Absolutely Everything You Need To Know
                

              DC Comics Absolutely Everything You Need To Know (Hardback)

              By Marsham, Liz; Scott, Melanie; Walker, Landry; Wiacek, Stephen; DK

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              Fast facts, incredible info, and tantalizing trivia about the heroes and villains of the whole DC Comics Universe. The latest title in a bestselling series, DC Comics Absolutely Everything You Need To Know has the lowdown on everyone's favorite DC Comics Super Heroes and Super-Vi...llains, including Superman (TM), Batman (TM), Wonder Woman (TM), The Flash (TM), Green Lantern (TM), Aquaman (TM) and The Joker (TM).The infographic design of each spectacularly illustrated, double-page feature gives readers a totally new slant on the DC Comics Universe and its super-powered heroes and villains, fantastic weapons, futuristic technology, strange planets, exotic places and alternate worlds. The punchy, accessible text, incorporates key data, fun facts, lists, quotes and amazing stats, spanning 80 years of DC Comics Super Hero thrills. Information is presented in exciting box styles and illustrated with DC Comics artwork.Themed boxes capture the essence of characters or topics by pinpointing their most unforgettable aspects. Discover Superman's strangest powers and Batman's top death-defying escapes! Find out who wins when Wonder Woman and Cheetah (TM) go head to head. Check out The Joker's best and worst days! Learn the greatest secrets of Aquaman's undersea kingdom Atlantis! Explore the darkest corners of Arkham Asylum and Apokolips! These and many more eye-popping revelations and strange, intriguing insights await readers of DC Comics Absolutely Everything You Need to Know - a book that will inform, delight and enthral DC Comics fans of all ages. TM & (c) DC Comics. (s18)
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              ISBN 9780241314241
              Released NZ 29 Oct 2018
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Children's Book of Philosophy: An Introduction to the World's Greatest Thinkers and their Big Ideas

              Children's Book of Philosophy: An Introduction to the World's Greatest Thinkers and their Big Ideas (Hardback)

              By DK

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              Helps you find answers to life's big questions such as 'Who am I?' or 'Should I ever tell a lie?' and what philosophy is. How do you know whether you're awake or dreaming? Is the world real? Why do we need rules?

              ISBN 9781409372042
              Released NZ 25 Feb 2015
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 7-9 years
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