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            A Cloud A Day
             

            A Cloud A Day (Hardback)

            By Pretor-Pinney, Gavin

            • RRP: $64.99
            • $51.99
            • Save $13.00
            • Internationally sourced

            Passionate cloud spotter and bestselling author Gavin Pretor-Pinney gives you 365 clouds, one for each day, in his stunning illustrated book.

            ISBN 9781849945783
            Released NZ 19 Aug 2019
            Publisher Pavilion Books
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-12 working days
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            Waters of the World: The Story of the Scientists Who Unraveled the Mysteries of Our Oceans, Atmosphere, and Ice Sheets and Made the Planet Whole

            Waters of the World: The Story of the Scientists Who Unraveled the Mysteries of Our Oceans, Atmosphere, and Ice Sheets and Made the Planet Whole (Hardback)

            By Dry, Sarah

            • RRP: $84.99
            • $84.99
            • Delayed Release

            From the glaciers of the Alps to the towering cumulonimbus clouds of the Caribbean and the unexpectedly chaotic flows of the North Atlantic, Waters of the World is a tour through 150 years of the history of a significant but underappreciated idea: that the Earth has a global clim...ate system made up of interconnected parts, constantly changing on all scales of both time and space. A prerequisite for the discovery of global warming and climate change, this idea was forged by scientists studying water in its myriad forms. This is their story. Linking the history of the planet with the lives of those who studied it, Sarah Dry follows the remarkable scientists who summited volcanic peaks to peer through an atmosphere's worth of water vapor, cored mile-thick ice sheets to uncover the Earth's ancient climate history, and flew inside storm clouds to understand how small changes in energy can produce both massive storms and the general circulation of the Earth's atmosphere. Each toiled on his or her own corner of the planetary puzzle. Gradually, their cumulative discoveries coalesced into a unified working theory of our planet's climate. We now call this field climate science, and in recent years it has provoked great passions, anxieties, and warnings. But no less than the object of its study, the science of water and climate is--and always has been--evolving. By revealing the complexity of this history, Waters of the World delivers a better understanding of our planet's climate at a time when we need it the most.
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            ISBN 9780226507705
            Released NZ 15 Sep 2019
            Publisher The University of Chicago Pres
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            Pre-order title, release date has been delayed
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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
            • Save $5.25
            • 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; ships 6-12 working days
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            The End of Night: Searching for Natural Darkness in an Age of Artificial Light
             

            The End of Night: Searching for Natural Darkness in an Age of Artificial Light (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Bogard, Paul

            • RRP: $36.99
            • $36.99
            • Backorder US

            The terrific ... moving, poetic, immersive, multifaceted, and thought-provoking book (Publishers Weekly) that will open your eyes to the night. A brilliantly starry night is one of nature's most thrilling wonders. Yet in our world of nights as bright as day, most of us no longer ...experience true darkness. Eight out of ten Americans born today won't ever live where they can see the Milky Way. And exposure to artificial light at night has been cited as a factor in health concerns ranging from poor sleep to cancer. In his gorgeous debut, THE END OF NIGHT, Paul Bogard travels the globe to find the night, blending personal narrative, natural history, health, science, and folklore to shed light on darkness. Showing exactly what we've lost, what we have left, and what we might hope to regain, he attempts nothing less than a restoration of how we see the spectacularly primal, wildly dark night sky.
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            ISBN 9780316182911
            Released NZ 22 Jul 2014
            Publisher Back Bay Books
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            Internationally sourced (on backorder); allow 4-8 weeks
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            Fraser's Penguins: Warning Signs from Antarctica
             

            Fraser's Penguins: Warning Signs from Antarctica (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Montaigne, Mr Fen

            • RRP: $50.99
            • $50.99
            • In Stock US

            Montaigne recounts Bill Fraser's three-decade study of the Adevelie penguins in the western Antarctic Peninsula, and tells how they bear witness to climate changes that foreshadow our own future.

            ISBN 9781250002631
            Released NZ 3 Jan 2012
            Publisher St. Martins Press-3pl
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
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            Wild Weather - Read it yourself with Ladybird Level 3
             

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

            • Imp. $9.99
            • $7.99
            • Save $2.00
            • Not Available Locally

            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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            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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            The Weather Machine: How We See Into the Future

            The Weather Machine: How We See Into the Future (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Blum, Andrew

            • RRP: $35.00
            • $27.30
            • Save $7.70
            • In Stock At Publisher

            The Weather Machine is about a mirror world, and the people who invented it, that allows us to see into the future.

            ISBN 9781847923417
            Released NZ 2 Jul 2019
            Publisher Vintage
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Availability
            In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
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            Waters of the World: The story of the scientists who unravelled the mysteries of our seas, glaciers, and atmosphere - and made the planet whole

            Waters of the World: The story of the scientists who unravelled the mysteries of our seas, glaciers, and atmosphere - and made the planet whole (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Dry, Sarah

            • RRP: $40.00
            • $31.20
            • Save $8.80
            • In Stock At Publisher

            How is the climate where you are? And how did it get that way? How does the great complex global interaction of ice, ocean, and atmosphere combine to generate the rain that sustains us? And who figured all its secret processes out? From the glaciers of the Alps to the towering cu...mulonimbus clouds of the Caribbean and the unexpectedly chaotic flows of the North Atlantic, Waters of the World is a tour through 150 years of the history of a significant but underappreciated idea- that the Earth has a global climate system made up of interconnected parts, constantly changing on all scales of both time and space. A prerequisite for the discovery of global warming and climate change, this idea was forged by scientists studying water in its myriad forms. This is their story. Linking the history of the planet with the lives of those who studied it, Sarah Dry follows the remarkable scientists who ascended volcanic peaks to peer through an atmosphere's worth of water vapour, cored mile-thick ice sheets to uncover the Earth's ancient climate history, and flew inside storm clouds to understand how small changes in energy can produce both massive storms and the general circulation of the Earth's atmosphere. Each toiled on his or her own corner of the planetary puzzle. Gradually, their cumulative discoveries coalesced into a unified working theory of our planet's climate. We now call this field climate science, and in recent years it has provoked great passions, anxieties, and warnings. But no less than the object of its study, the science of water and climate is - and always has been - evolving. By revealing the complexity of this history, Waters of the World delivers a better understanding of our planet's climate at a time when we need it the most. 'Waters of the World sparkles with lyricism and wit. Dry is a gifted storyteller, and her research into the pre-history of Earth system science has turned up gripping tales of risk, adventure, defiance, and discovery. A unique and impo
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            ISBN 9781925713145
            Published NZ 5 Nov 2019
            Publisher Scribe Publications
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
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            Sunburnt Country: The History and Future of Climate Change in Australia

            Sunburnt Country: The History and Future of Climate Change in Australia (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Gergis, Jo lle

            • RRP: $40.00
            • $34.00
            • Save $6.00
            • In Stock At Publisher

            Pieces together Australia's climate history for the first time. It shows a continent always vulnerable to climate extremes and variability. It gives an unparalleled perspective on how human activities have altered patterns that have been in existence for millions of years, and wh...at climate change in our own backyard looks like.
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            ISBN 9780522871548
            Published NZ 2 Apr 2018
            Publisher Melbourne University Press
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
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