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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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            • Pub Date
              1 Sep 20

            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
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            Weird But True Dinosaurs: 300 Dino-Mite Facts to Sink Your Teeth into

            Weird But True Dinosaurs: 300 Dino-Mite Facts to Sink Your Teeth into (Paperback)

            By Geographic Kids, National

            • RRP: $16.99
            • $12.74
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            Weird But True! is going prehistoric! This new addition to the wildly popular, mind-blowing, fact-packed series is taking on the jaws and claws that ruled the Mesozoic world.

            ISBN 9781426337505
            Released NZ 5 Aug 2020
            Publisher National Geographic Kids
            Interest Age 7-9 years
            Series Weird But True
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            Every Second: 100 Lightning Strikes, 8,000 Scoops of Ice Cream, 200,000 Text Messages, 3 Million Litres of Cow Burps ... and Other Incredible Things That Happen Each Second Around the World

            Every Second: 100 Lightning Strikes, 8,000 Scoops of Ice Cream, 200,000 Text Messages, 3 Million Litres of Cow Burps ... and Other Incredible Things That Happen Each Second Around the World (Hardback)

            By Gibert, Bruno

            • RRP: $29.99
            • $23.99
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            Reveals fascinating facts about our planet - a unique, informative book of numbers, full of surprises!

            ISBN 9781912920297
            Released NZ 1 May 2020
            Publisher What on Earth Publishing Ltd
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Availability
            In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            Star Wars: Book of Lists: 100 Lists Compiling a Galaxy's Worth of Trivia

            Star Wars: Book of Lists: 100 Lists Compiling a Galaxy's Worth of Trivia (Hardback)

            By Horton, Cole

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $31.99
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            Star Wars: The Book of Lists takes a fascinating look at the galaxy far, far away through trivia culled from both on-screen and off over the history of the franchise. More than a simple accounting of fan-favorite characters or biggest opening weekends, this book is a compendium o...f the most compelling facts about the saga and fandom summarized in 100 lists. Find out these fun facts and more with comprehensive lists covering everything you'd want to know about the characters, creatures, ships, planets, and more: * Which character has been to the most planets? * What are the deadliest creatures in the galaxy? * Who shared the most memorable kisses? * Which actors have voiced the most characters? * What are some of the most surprising cameos? Compiling a galaxy's worth of trivia and information about the Star Wars Universe,Star Wars: The Book of Lists is an entertainingly accessible trivia format for both hardcore fans and casual viewers.
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            ISBN 9781760507213
            Published NZ 1 Jul 2020
            Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Availability
            In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            My First Book of Comparisons: How the world measures up

            My First Book of Comparisons: How the world measures up (Hardback)

            Illustrated by Seixas, Ana; By Gifford, Clive

            • RRP: $27.99
            • $22.39
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            My First Book of Comparisons is a compelling and entertaining picture book for curious kids aged 5 and up. Exciting visual comparisons and fascinating facts help children measure and compare the world around them. From planets to plants, machines to monsoons, and babies to bugs -... this book covers and compares it all!
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            ISBN 9781782409359
            Released NZ 3 Mar 2020
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Availability
            In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            A New Green Day
             

            A New Green Day (Hardback)

            By Portis, Antoinette

            • Imp. $40.99
            • $36.89
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            Evocative riddles and bold imagery take readers on a tour of the sites and sounds of nature --

            ISBN 9780823444885
            Released NZ 24 Jul 2020
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
            Interest Age 3-7 years
            Availability
            Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
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            Wow! Forests
             

            Wow! Forests (Paperback)

            By Bedoyere, Camilla De La; Illustrated by Johnson, Steven

            • RRP: $19.99
            • $15.99
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            • Pub Date
              1 Mar 21

            Take a trip through all the types of forest and spot forest friends hiding among the trees

            ISBN 9780753445426
            Released NZ 1 Mar 2021
            Publisher Kingfisher Books Ltd
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Series Wow!
            Availability
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            National Geographic Kids Infopedia 2021

            National Geographic Kids Infopedia 2021 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Geographic Kids, National

            • RRP: $35.00
            • $26.25
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            The latest instalment of the best-selling infopedia features brand-new amazing animal stories, explorer profiles, and outrageous attractions that kids know and love, plus more of the incredible inventions, awesome games, and fresh challenges for curious kids who want to learn all... about the world and everything that's in it!
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            ISBN 9781426339400
            Released NZ 5 Aug 2020
            Publisher National Geographic Kids
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Availability
            In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            I Can't Believe It!: The Most Amazing Facts About Our Incredible World
             

            I Can't Believe It!: The Most Amazing Facts About Our Incredible World (Paperback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $24.00
            • $18.00
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            • Pub Date
              18 Aug 20

            Dive into a world of fascinating facts and cool comparisons about our world, from the very bottom of the ocean - which is as deep as 29 Empire State buildings - to the planets of the solar system, and everything in between! Do you know which flower is taller than a human? Or how ...many Earths could fit inside Jupiter? Or if it is true that we only use 10% of our brains? Whatever the topic, this fact-tastic compendium will uncover the story behind the weirdest wonders of our world - from intriguing animals and astounding nature, to the mysteries of science, history, geography, the human body, and more! Packed full of amazing real-life photographs, extraordinary illustrated comparisons, and myth-busting true-or-false questions, this book tells you all the things you really want to know about our incredible world. A compilation of favourite stories from the four best-selling DK titles It Can't be True!, True or False?, Strange but True, and It Can't Be True! 2, I Can't Believe It! is the ultimate companion for any fact-hungry child. It will astound and amaze you, over and over again!
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            ISBN 9780241440582
            Released NZ 18 Aug 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Availability
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            Emergency Vehicles
             

            Emergency Vehicles (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Main)

            By Tyler, Simon

            • RRP: $18.99
            • $15.19
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            • Internationally sourced

            The fastest police cars . . . Mammoth fire trucks . . . Firefighting helicopters . . . A thrilling book packed with full-colour illustrations and information about emergency vehicles from around the world. The size, style and power of these vehicles make for an exciting reading e...xperience!
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            ISBN 9780571349470
            Released NZ 2 Jun 2020
            Publisher Faber and Faber
            Interest Age 0-5 years
            Availability
            Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-14 working days
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