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              Explanatorium of History
               

              Explanatorium of History (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $48.00
              • $36.00
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              • Pub Date
                2 Nov 21

              Take a rollercoaster ride through the past with this fact-packed and visually stunning children's history encyclopedia. Discover what the major turning points in history were, from the evolution and migrations of early humans, to the rise and fall of great empires such as Ancient... Rome and the Aztecs. Get the inside track on wars and conflict, including European knights, Japanese samurai, Inca warriors, and the major clashes of World War I, World War II, the Cold War, and the War on Terror, and so much more. This visual reference encyclopedia uses stunning photographs and supporting illustrations to trace the history of science from Ancient Greece, through the major contributions of the Islamic world, the Scientific Revolution, the Space Race, and on to modern technology. The arts, religions, and ideas are also showcased, from Australian Aboriginal Dreamtime, the Renaissance, and Greek drama to the origins of major world religions, such as Christianity and Buddhism. Explanatorium of History is the ultimate visual encyclopedia for kids aged 10-14, telling the story of us , from the dawn of human history up to the present day.
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              ISBN 9780241412985
              Released NZ 2 Nov 2021
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              What's the Point of Maths?
               

              What's the Point of Maths? (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $32.32
              • $32.32
              • Internationally sourced

              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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              Inventor Lab: Awesome Builds for Smart Makers
               

              Inventor Lab: Awesome Builds for Smart Makers (Hardback)

              By DK; Foreword by Rogers, Dr Lucy

              • RRP: $30.00
              • $22.50
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              This DK children's book aged 9-15 is brimming with more than 20 exciting, educational activities and projects that focus on electronics and technology. Keep your siblings out of your room with a brilliant bedroom buzzer, power a propellor motorboat, build your own bristlebot, mak...e a matchbox microphone, and construct a crane by following step-by-step instructions and using affordable equipment. Super Tech Lab will engage budding scientists and engineers as they experiment, invent, trial, and test technology, electronics, and mechanics at home. Simple steps with clear photographs take readers through the stages of each low-cost project, with fact-filled panels to explain the science behind each one, and to fascinate them with real-world examples. With an increasing focus across school curricula on encouraging children to enjoy and explore STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering, and maths), Super Tech Lab is the perfect companion for any inquisitive child with an interest in how the worlds of science experiments and technology work, and why.
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              ISBN 9780241343517
              Released NZ 6 Aug 2019
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              M is for Monkey

              M is for Monkey (Board Book)

              By DK; Illustrated by Pattenden, Marc

              • RRP: $15.99
              • $11.99
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              Learn all about monkeys in this alphabet book.

              ISBN 9780241471623
              Released NZ 13 Apr 2021
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 0-5 years
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              Super Simple Chemistry: The Ultimate Bitesize Study Guide
               

              Super Simple Chemistry: The Ultimate Bitesize Study Guide (Paperback)

              By DK; Contributions by Institution, Smithsonian

              • RRP: $30.00
              • $22.50
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              From acids to alloys and equations to evaporation, ?this guide makes complex topics easy to grasp at a glance. ?Perfect support for coursework, homework, and exam revision. Each topic is fully illustrated, to support the information, make the facts crystal clear, bring the scienc...e to life and make studying a breeze. A large central image explains the idea visually and each topic is summed up on a single page, helping children to quickly get up to speed and really understand how chemistry works. For key ideas, How it Works and Look Closer boxes explain the theory with the help of simple graphics. And for revision, a handy Key Facts box provides a simple summary you can check back on later. With clear, concise coverage of all the core topics, Super Simple Chemistry is the perfect accessible guide to chemistry for children, supporting classwork, and making studying for exams the easiest it's ever been.
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              ISBN 9780241390450
              Released NZ 19 May 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Super Simple
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              What's Where on Earth? Animal Atlas: The World's Wildlife as You've Never Seen it Before

              What's Where on Earth? Animal Atlas: The World's Wildlife as You've Never Seen it Before (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $37.00
              • $27.75
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              This stunning new atlas is your first class pass on a world tour of the homes of Earth's most amazing animals. The latest exciting title in DK's popular illustrated atlas series maps out the habitats of the world's mammals, fish, birds, reptiles, invertebrates, and more. Whether ...it's plotting the range of a lion, following the flight paths of birds, tracking great white sharks in the oceans, or exploring the migration of the monarch butterfly you will see exactly where and how more than 100 extraordinary animal species live. What makes Animal Atlas unique is the maps themselves. Each one is individually commissioned in 3D, with detail to show the habitat of each animal, as well as its geographic location. This reveals an astonishing amount of information about the behaviour of these animals, from how seals are adapted to survive in freezing Antarctic seas to how beetles survive in the heat of the Sahara desert. There is also a focus on the conservation and protection of animals. Maps reveal the shrinking territories of some species, showing where they used to roam in the past compared to what's left of their range today. Whichever animal you're trying to track down, you're sure to find it in Animal Atlas.
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              ISBN 9780241412909
              Released NZ 16 Apr 2021
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Availability
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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

              • RRP: $17.99
              • $13.49
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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
              Availability
              94 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              Easy Peasy Chinese: Mandarin Chinese for Beginners
               

              Easy Peasy Chinese: Mandarin Chinese for Beginners (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $24.00
              • $18.00
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              • Pub Date
                4 Nov 21

              Do you want to learn the world's most spoken language? This easy-to-use beginner's guide and audio app will get you speaking basic Mandarin in no time. With useful tips, practice exercises, and fascinating insights into Chinese culture, Easy Peasy Chinese teaches you how to read,... write, and speak Mandarin Chinese step by step. The accompanying audio app covers all the vocabulary in the book, helping you perfect your pronunciation and quickly get to grips with the Mandarin tones. Aimed at children aged 8+, but of appeal to beginners of all ages, it will teach you all the words and phrases you'll need to get by in China, so you can introduce yourself, read and write numbers, and chat about the weather, food, and interests. What's more, you can give yourself a Chinese name, haggle over shop prices, and learn all about the national culture. The book covers Pinyin, the system used to spell out Chinese characters using Roman letters, and introduces the Chinese writing system, identifying more than 200 of the most frequently used Chinese characters. Bold illustrations and photographs, and a compact, super-stylish design help make the process of learning fun and accessible. There is no Great Wall stopping you from learning now.
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              ISBN 9780241513279
              Released NZ 4 Nov 2021
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Availability
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              The Natural History Book: The Ultimate Visual Guide to Everything on Earth

              The Natural History Book: The Ultimate Visual Guide to Everything on Earth (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $75.00
              • $56.25
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              A monumental and beautiful guide to Earth's wildlife and natural history - its rocks, minerals, animals, plants, fungi, and microorganisms - this landmark of reference publishing has been extended and updated. In the 11 years since the book was released, thousands of new species ...have been identified, and new revelations have redrawn the tree of life. Already featuring galleries of more than 5,000 species, The Natural History Book now includes discoveries such as the olinguito (the kitty bear of the Andean cloud forest), and a new species of deep-sea Bolosoma glass sponge photographed by the NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer. And it has reorganized the groups of living things to reflect the latest scientific understanding. All this ensures that this, the only book to offer a complete visual survey of all kingdoms of life, remains the benchmark of illustrated natural history reference. Written by a worldwide team of natural history experts, The Natural History Book is the perfect addition to every family bookshelf, as well as an ideal gift for any nature lover. From granites to grape vines, from microbes to mammals, The Natural History Book is the ultimate celebration of the diversity of the natural world.
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              ISBN 9780241393345
              Released NZ 2 Sep 2021
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
              Availability
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              The Science of the Ocean: The Secrets of the Seas Revealed

              The Science of the Ocean: The Secrets of the Seas Revealed (Hardback)

              By DK; Foreword by Packham, Chris

              • RRP: $70.00
              • $52.50
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              Dive into this uniquely elegant visual exploration of the sea An aesthetic look at marine life and the ocean environment, this book uses astounding photography and clear diagrams to make marine biology and oceanography accessible and an enjoyable visual experience. The Science of... the Ocean offers up riches from every corner of the ocean, from coral reefs and mangrove swamps to icy fjords and deep-ocean trenches, and from great whales to the microscopic beauty of plankton. Along the way, it explains how the ocean itself works, including tides, currents, hurricanes, tsunamis, and the global processes of oceanography and climate. An informative and utterly beautiful introduction to the ocean, this book brings the wealth of the sea onto the printed page.
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              ISBN 9780241415252
              Released NZ 29 Sep 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Availability
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