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            Climate Emergency Atlas: What's Happening - What We Can Do
             

            Climate Emergency Atlas: What's Happening - What We Can Do (Hardback)

            By Hooke, Dan; Foreword by Bonnin, Liz

            • RRP: $30.00
            • $22.50
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            • Pub Date
              29 Sep 20

            Our house is on fire - it's time to wake up to the climate crisis facing planet Earth before it's too late. This unique graphic altas tells you everything you need to know about the current climate emergency, and what we can do to turn things around. Which countries generate the ...highest CO2 emissions? Which coastal cities are most vulnerable to rising sea levels? What will the polar ice caps look like in 10 years' time? Which countries have successfully harnessed renewable energy sources? Packed with facts and figures and more than 30 dynamic maps, Climate Emergency Atlas is clear and easy to understand, making it the perfect reference guide for all young climate activists.
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            ISBN 9780241446430
            Released NZ 29 Sep 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Availability
            Available for pre-order, ships once released
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            Every Breath You Take: Exploring the Science of Our Changing Atmosphere
              

            Every Breath You Take: Exploring the Science of Our Changing Atmosphere (Hardback)

            By Broomfield, Mark

            • RRP: $59.50
            • $50.32
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            • Pub Date
              6 Oct 20

            A leading authority in the field takes readers on a fascinating and surprising journey through the atmosphere--from our lungs to outer space--that will leave readers breathless.

            ISBN 9781643133348
            Released NZ 6 Oct 2020
            Publisher Pegasus Books
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 6 Oct 2020
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            The Great Flood: Travels Through a Sodden Landscape
             

            The Great Flood: Travels Through a Sodden Landscape (Paperback)

            By Platt, Edward

            • RRP: $24.99
            • $24.49
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            • Internationally sourced

            A journey that explores floods and flooding in all its forms: Platt investigates the ways in which water has shaped our landscape, our literature and our sense of ourselves.

            ISBN 9780330420280
            Released NZ 30 Aug 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 18+ years
            Availability
            Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-14 working days
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            The Almanac: A Seasonal Guide to 2021
             

            The Almanac: A Seasonal Guide to 2021 (Hardback)

            By Leendertz, Lia

            • RRP: $29.99
            • $23.39
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            • Pub Date
              10 Nov 20

            The fourth instalment of the original and bestselling Almanac

            ISBN 9781784726348
            Released NZ 10 Nov 2020
            Publisher OCTOPUS PUBLISHING GROUP
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Availability
            Available for pre-order, ships once released
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            Wild Weather - Read it yourself with Ladybird Level 3
             

            Wild Weather - Read it yourself with Ladybird Level 3 (Hardback)

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            Antarctica is very cold, but Death Valley is very hot. Read about monsoons, tornadoes and hurricanes in places with wild weather!Read it yourself with Ladybird is one of Ladybird's best-selling reading series. For over thirty-five years it has helped young children who are learni...ng to read develop and improve their reading skills. Each Read it yourself book is very carefully written to include many key, high-frequency words that are vital for learning to read, as well as a limited number of story words that are introduced and practised throughout. Simple sentences and frequently repeated words help to build the confidence of beginner readers and the four different levels of books support children all the way from very first reading practice through to independent, fluent reading.There are more than ninety titles in the Read it yourself series, ranging from classic fairy tales and traditional stories from around the world, to favourite children's brands such as Peppa Pig, Kung Fu Panda and Peter Rabbit. A range of specially written first reference titles complete the series, with information books about favourite subjects that even the most reluctant readers will enjoy. Each book has been carefully checked by educational consultants and can be read independently at home or used in a guided reading session at school. Further content includes comprehension questions or puzzles, helpful notes for parents, carers and teachers, and book band information for use in schools. Wild Weather is a Level 3 Read it yourself book, suitable for children who are developing reading confidence and are eager to start reading more information with a wider vocabulary. More complex information with comparisons made across subjects and themes. Includes contents, index and a picture glossary.
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            ISBN 9780241312599
            Released NZ 15 May 2018
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Series Read it Yourself
            Availability
            Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
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            Infographic: How It Works: Our Planet

            Infographic: How It Works: Our Planet (Paperback)

            By Richards, Jon

            • RRP: $24.99
            • $19.74
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            • In Stock At Publisher

            If you've ever wondered what keeps Planet Earth ticking, you've come to the right place. Using fascinating infographics, discover the fundamental processes of the planet we call home: how mountains grow, the tides work and lightning occurs.

            ISBN 9780750299688
            Released NZ 11 Jun 2019
            Publisher Hachette Children's Books
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Series Infographic: How It Works
            Availability
            In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            Watershed
             

            Watershed (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Abbott, Jane

            • RRP: $38.00
            • $34.50
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            "When the only currency of value is water, the world is a cruel and parched home. We knew it was coming but just didn't get prepared enough and now extreme weather is the norm. Parts of the earth are subjected to continuous torrential rain, others have become so parched spontaneo...us fires have razed the earth. Extreme weather creates extreme behaviour and a need for new rulers and ways of governing and keeping the peace, if you want to call it that. After a horrific journey and the careful nurturing of his grandparents Jeremiah, Jem', comes to live in the Citadel where the payment for all work is measured out in cups of water. Because he has been taught to read, Jem becomes a member of the small and secretive group of Watchmen. Their job is to control the Dissidents who roam within and without the walls of the Citadel stirring up trouble. They are generally at odds with the Guardsmen who control life, directed by the Tower Council, within the walls of the Citadel. There are also Godders in the community. Jem's loving grandparents have left their grandson with a very large weakness, they have taught him to care It is impossible to know who is friend or foe, hero or enem
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            ISBN 9780143780717
            Published NZ 30 May 2016
            Publisher Random House
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            Indent title (sourced internationally), Allow 8-12 weeks due to Covid 19 freight delays
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            30-Second Weather: The 50 most significant phenomena and events, each explained in half a minute

            30-Second Weather: The 50 most significant phenomena and events, each explained in half a minute (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Scaife, Adam

            • RRP: $22.99
            • $18.39
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            • Temporarily out of stock

            If you only have 30 seconds, there is time - using this book - to make sense of the science behind the seeming vagaries of the weather, the controversies, predictions and forecasts for climate change that shape our day-to-day experiences of the great outdoors.

            ISBN 9781782407546
            Released NZ 1 Apr 2019
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series 30 Second
            Availability
            Title is temporarily out of stock
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            What Does Rain Smell Like?: Discover the fascinating answers to the most curious weather questions from two expert meteorologists

            What Does Rain Smell Like?: Discover the fascinating answers to the most curious weather questions from two expert meteorologists (Hardback)

            By King, Simon, OBE; Nasir, Clare

            • RRP: $32.99
            • $26.39
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            • In Stock At Publisher

            Why doesn't rain fall all at once? Can technology change the track of a hurricane? What's the weather like on other planets? Meteorologists Simon King and Clare Nasir reveal the captivating ways the weather works, from exploring incredible weather phenomenon (how are rainbows for...med?), expertly breaking down our knowledge of the elements (could we harness the power of lightning?) to explaining the significance of weather in history (has the weather ever started a war?) and importantly discussing the future of weather (could climate modification save the planet?). In What Does Rain Smell Like? Simon and Clare uncover the thrilling science behind a subject that affects us all. They unearth and analyse all aspects of the weather and how it changes our lives through answering all of our most burning questions about the world around us.
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            ISBN 9781788702096
            Released NZ 3 Dec 2019
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Availability
            In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            Ken Ring's New Zealand Weather Almanac 2016
              

            Ken Ring's New Zealand Weather Almanac 2016 (Paperback)

            By Ring, Ken

            • RRP: $49.99
            • $49.99
            • Available At Publisher

            Farmers, fishermen, gardeners, skiers, event planners, and anyone who works outdoors or just wants to know what the weather is going to do, should not be without Ken Ring's weather almanac for 2016. Ken's indispensable almanac has day-per-page forecasts including gardening advic...e and moon position information, as well as isobaric, rain potential and frost/snow maps, likely wind activity, weather extreme events and, for the gardener, biodynamic planting guides. The 2016 almanac has regional rain summaries in table form so that readers can estimate at a glance which months may be wetter or drier when planning ahead. For the fisherman, there are daily best bite times and a rating from poor to excellent. For the South Island farmers worried about spring lamb losses 70 graphs of minimum temps vs winter rain help to predict severe events. There is also a ski season summary. Following public requests this year's book features an earthquake diary because seismic activity is expected to step up in central NZ, between Marlborough and Wairarapa over the next 12 months
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            ISBN 9780994106452
            Published NZ 17 Jul 2015
            Publisher Howling at the Moon
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            Showing available at publisher; usually ships 7-14 working days
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