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              What's the Point of Maths?

              What's the Point of Maths? (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $30.00
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              Incredible historical and contemporary 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 60 rather than 100 minutes and how prime numbers keep the internet working. 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 spotting a bargain to talking to computers, from filling in a giant sinkhole to becoming a trillionaire, it shows children why core maths ideas were 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 book, worked examples show readers how to solve simple maths challenges, encouraging children to improve their maths skills with hands-on practice. A vocational theme runs throughout the book, showing why maths is a vital skill in many fields of life, from science and entertainment to sport and travel.
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              ISBN 9780241343524
              Released NZ 7 Jan 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker The Galactic Guide

              Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker The Galactic Guide (Hardback)

              By Jones, Matt; DK

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              Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker: The Official Guide is a 96-page informative guide to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker for younger fans, revealing the characters, creatures, droids, locations, and technology from the new film. Packed with images and information, it's the perfect... companion for those who want to relive the movie outside of the theater.
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              ISBN 9780241357743
              Released NZ 20 Dec 2019
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 5-8 years
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              The Vegetarian Cookbook: More than 50 Recipes for Young Cooks

              The Vegetarian Cookbook: More than 50 Recipes for Young Cooks (Hardback)

              By DK

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              Full of tasty and filling recipes, this vegetarian cookbook offers up a range of 50+ dishes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snack time. Budding young cooks will be excited by the variety of healthy vegetarian meals that are incredibly easy to make. Each recipe is carefully put ...together by an expert author and there is a nutritionist on board to check there's a balance of vitamins, minerals, protein, and carbs throughout the book. Studies have shown that lowering your meat intake can be incredibly beneficial for you and your child's health as well as helping the environment. Food fact files and helpful tips throughout the book give advice on how to achieve a balanced diet, ensuring every nutritional need is covered for growing young minds and bodies. The pre-teen and teenager categories are often forgotten, but this all-encompassing veggie cookbook fills that gap by suggesting foods that will help with concentration, developing hormones, and overall mental well-being.
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              ISBN 9780241407028
              Released NZ 7 Jan 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              Animal Antics

              Animal Antics (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $24.00
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              Have you ever wondered how ants carry up to 50 times their body weight? Or why sloths move so slowly? Discover the answers to these questions and more as you laugh along at the hilarious pictures in this fun non-fiction book for kids. Animal Antics is jam-packed with funny photos... of animals in action. Look out for goats popping up in unexpected places, zebras and chimpanzees grinning for the camera, and adorable chipmunks with bulging cheeks. Alongside high quality images, each page features mind-boggling facts about your favourite animals, including how they get around, what they like to eat, and how they stay cool or keep warm. Children will love this fresh glimpse into the lives of loads of weird and wonderful animals.
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              ISBN 9780241420263
              Released NZ 7 Jan 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 5-8 years
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              Myths, Legends, and Sacred Stories: A Children's Encyclopedia
               

              Myths, Legends, and Sacred Stories: A Children's Encyclopedia (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $48.00
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              From lightning-wielding Zeus to Thor, god of thunder - heroes, gods, and monsters are brought to life in these retellings of myths from around the world. Myths and Legends is a children's book that invites you to explore all the well-known stories from Greek mythology, Norse myth...ology, and a range of other cultures across more than 100 tales. Discover the fascinating myths of Anansi, the West African trickster god who takes the form of a spider; Changing Woman, the Navajo nature goddess who changes her dress with the seasons; or Tane, the Maori forest god who first brought death to the world. Read about ferocious, man-eating monsters such as the Minotaur, Baba Yaga, and Fafnir the dragon, and the legendary heroes that fought them, like Perseus, Rama, and Gilgamesh. Also included are Robin Hood, the legend of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, the Mahabharata, Aztec mythology, and myths and legends from across Asia. As well as offering the retellings themselves, Myths and Legends: a children's encyclopedia investigates the meanings of these primal stories, examining why these tales have stood the test of time over thousands of years. Themed features draw together elements that are common to myths from all over the world, such as shape-changers, mythical beasts, and magical weapons. Panels on modern retellings, such as China's The Monkey King and Marvel's Thor, help to show why these myths are still relevant to our lives today.
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              ISBN 9780241296929
              Released NZ 5 Nov 2019
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              Does a Dinosaur Roar?
               

              Does a Dinosaur Roar? (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $37.00
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              • Pub Date
                3 Mar 20

              Can dinosaurs be brought back to life? Could Spinosaurus win in a fight with T. rex? Explore the intriguing answers to more than 200 questions about dinosaurs in DK's newest dinosaur encyclopedia for kids. This children's book, ideal for ages 6-9, will help inquisitive minds find... out the answers to all the dinosaur questions they may have, and some they hadn't thought of! Were dinosaurs bad parents? Did they have feathers? Covering amazing ancient creatures, fantastic fossils, and the positively perplexing prehistoric world, Does a Dinosaur Roar? helps children get to grips with the gigantic topic that is dinosaurs. Bursting with up-to-date facts and discoveries, this visually stunning book is something that every young dinosaur enthusiast and fossil hunter will want to own. Get your children learning with this amazing dinosaur book, which is packed with fantastic facts for curious minds
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              ISBN 9780241411636
              Released NZ 3 Mar 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 7-9 years
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              The Careers Handbook: The ultimate guide to planning your future
               

              The Careers Handbook: The ultimate guide to planning your future (Paperback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $37.00
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              Find your perfect job here! From social media careers to jobs in science, architecture, and the environment, this comprehensive guide features more than 400 cool careers. Do you have a passion but can't work out how to make a career out of it? Do you want to change career but don...'t know where to start? Are you worried about career development? Or are you overwhelmed by so much advice you are lost in a sea of information? You're not the only one! The Careers Handbook is here to help, offering practical and inspirational advice about our constantly changing job market. Arming you with all the information you need for career success, this indispensable guide is ideal for teenagers and newly qualified graduates. Career counsellors will also find this a trustworthy and accessible companion for helping students with their future career planning. So, whether you want to become a nurse or computer games developer, a chef or cyber-security analyst (or you simply have no idea!), this book is your ultimate careers source. Concise and combining a user-friendly approach with a bold, graphic design, The Careers Handbook is like having your very own career coach.
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              ISBN 9780241363621
              Released NZ 3 Sep 2019
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Rugby: Be on the Ball with the Greatest Game on Earth
               

              Rugby: Be on the Ball with the Greatest Game on Earth (Hardback)

              By DK

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              This thrilling introduction to rugby helps kids get to grips with the rules of rugby, learn rugby skills, and gen up on rugby world records. The book looks at the history of the game, and touches on the main types of rugby, including Rugby Union, Rugby League, Rugby Sevens, and R...ugby Tag. There are fascinating stats on every page, with profiles of rugby heroes - past and present. Featured throughout are clear step-by-step graphics showing tips and techniques of the game, such as how to pass the ball and how to tackle. Feature pages zoom in on aspects of the game, including scrums and line-ups. Its playful approach draws out rugby's unique features - why is a rugby ball the shape it is? What is the haka? What's the best way to score a try? The book profiles different nations that excel at the sport, including the New Zealand All Blacks. With colourful illustrations of rugby kits, plans showing rugby positions and pitches, and with a fun quiz at the back, this book is a must for every budding rugby player or fan!
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              ISBN 9780241379325
              Released NZ 6 Aug 2019
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 7-9 years
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              LEGO Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker
               

              LEGO Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker (Hardback)

              By DK; Amos, Ruth

              • RRP: $12.99
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              • Pub Date
                31 Mar 20

              Join the ultimate battle for the ?LEGO (R)? ?Star Wars (TM)? galaxy with new movie The Rise of Skywalker! Learn all about the heroes' top secret mission! Travel the galaxy with the Resistance heroes. Discover new planets and new friends. Find out about the First Order's plot to r...ule the galaxy! Can the heroes defeat the villains? Combining DK's four-level reading scheme with the popular LEGO Star Wars theme, this level 2 LEGO Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker will help kids learn to read - and to love reading. Exciting images, simple vocabulary and a fun quiz will engage young readers and help them build confidence in reading. (c)2020 The LEGO Group. (c) & TM 2020 LUCASFILM LTD.
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              ISBN 9780241357750
              Released NZ 31 Mar 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 5-8 years
              Series DK Readers Level 2
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              Marvel We Are Super Heroes!: All Special, All Different, All Powerful!

              Marvel We Are Super Heroes!: All Special, All Different, All Powerful! (Paperback)

              By DK; Grange, Emma

              • RRP: $15.99
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              Big, small, quiet, loud, fast, strong, smart, kind, bold, brave, brilliant! Celebrate 14 all-different, all-powerful Marvel Super Heroes in this special book. Meet Spider-Man, Ms Marvel, Squirrel Girl, and more. Learn what it is to be brave like Captain America, protective like B...lack Panther, and fearless like Captain Marvel. Marvel We Are Super Heroes! celebrates a diverse range of heroes and encourages young readers to identify with their favourite comic book characters. There are black, white, Latinx, Asian, male and female Super Heroes. There are Super Heroes who belong to different religions. There are Super Heroes with physical challenges. They come from different worlds and universes - and not all of them have super-powers! Some of them have costumes and gadgets. Some heroes prefer to work alone, and others work in teams. But what unites them all is fighting for good, standing up to bullies, and protecting other people. DK's Marvel We Are Super Heroes! introduces children to cool, inspirational characters with different backgrounds and personalities, from America Chavez to Miles Morales. Children will learn more about their favourite heroes, get to know new heroes and discover the similarities with themselves. Celebrate who you are and show the world your Super Hero self! (c) 2020 MARVEL
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              ISBN 9780241408919
              Released NZ 4 Feb 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 5-8 years
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