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            Timelines of Everyone: From Cleopatra and Confucius to Mozart and Malala

            Timelines of Everyone: From Cleopatra and Confucius to Mozart and Malala (Hardback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $48.00
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            Get the inside track on the incredible lives of history's biggest names: from Shakespeare to Oprah Winfrey, and Anne Frank to Julius Caesar. Following on from the smash hit Timelines of Everything, Timelines of Everyone stands out from other history books by focusing squarely on ...the biographies of a myriad of movers and shakers across millennia. This DK children's book boasts more than 130 visual timelines, covering kings and queens, humanitarians, scientists, inventors, explorers, activists, writers, artists, and more. Timelines of Everyone breathes fresh life into the biographies of the people you thought you knew, yet also finds new stories from previously overlooked or ignored voices. Did you know US President Franklin D. Roosevelt was defeated only once in 300 wrestling matches? Or that more women passed NASA's rigorous astronaut training tests for Project Mercury, but were forbidden to fly into space? Or how about the fact that Einstein's last words were lost, because his nurse didn't speak German? This fascinating title takes kids on a historical journey, revealing not just the incredible achievements, contributions, and adventures of historical luminaries, but the lesser-known events that shaped them too, from childhood into old age. Filled with easy-to-understand visual timelines, vibrant illustrations, and a diverse range of historical figures, Timelines of Everyone is the must-have guide to the world's must-know names.
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            ISBN 9780241413005
            Released NZ 1 Sep 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            The Mysteries of the Universe: Discover the best-kept secrets of space

            The Mysteries of the Universe: Discover the best-kept secrets of space (Hardback)

            By Gater, Will

            • RRP: $48.00
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            From planets and asteroids to black holes and galaxies, every page will captivate young readers as they journey through the vastness of space. Each celestial body is shown both photographically and illustrated, and children will love poring over the detailed close-up images. Enga...ging storybook-style descriptions of each object allow readers to delve into myths, legends, trivia, and key discoveries about the solar system and beyond. Wonder at the rocky rings around Saturn, discover the tale behind the constellation Centaurus, and gaze at the fountains gushing from Jupiter's moon Enceladus. With reference pages packed with fascinating information, you'll go away knowing something you didn't before, and you'll return time and again. An attractive gift for children who can't get enough of astronomy, The Mysteries of the Universe is perfect for kids to explore by themselves or for bedtime stories.
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            ISBN 9780241412473
            Released NZ 1 Sep 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 7-9 years
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            194 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            My Encyclopedia of Very Important Adventures: For little learners who love exciting journeys and incredible discoveries

            My Encyclopedia of Very Important Adventures: For little learners who love exciting journeys and incredible discoveries (Hardback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $37.00
            • $27.75
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            An exciting introduction to the awesome adventures of the eager explorers, dynamic daredevils, imaginative inventors, and other pioneers who shaped the world. Take a dive into the great unknown and go on a daring journey across land, sea and sky - exploring everywhere from the hi...ghest mountains to the deepest ocean. In addition, visit the workshops, labs, and studios of history's most important minds and meet inventors, explorers, pirates, daredevils, and more. Read about the pioneers who dared to go where nobody had been before, archaeologists who made startling discoveries, and all of the exciting adventures they had along the way. Packed with fun facts and colourful illustrations My Encyclopedia of Very Important Adventures that will feed your imagination and quench your thirst for knowledge.
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            ISBN 9780241427811
            Released NZ 3 Nov 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 7-9 years
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            706 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            Timelines of Everything: From woolly mammoths to world wars

            Timelines of Everything: From woolly mammoths to world wars (Hardback)

            By DK; Contributions by Institution, Smithsonian

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            Explore an illustrated history of the world through over 140 timelines for kids. From dinosaurs and Vikings to the history of cinema and espionage, discover incredible world history in this lavish collection of timelines.Jam-packed with surprising facts and amazing details, such ...as the most bloodthirsty pirate of all time and the first crime to be solved by studying fingerprints, Timelines of Everything will take you on a whirlwind journey through an illustrated history of time, from the Big Bang to the modern world.More than 140 timelines give you all the general knowledge you need - and even some surprising trivia you don't! Must-know topics and alternative history are showcased with beautiful, detailed illustrations and straightforward, easy-to-read text. Whether you want to know key breakthroughs that set the Industrial Revolution in motion or defining moments in the history of fashion, you'll find it all here. With timelines on a diverse range of subjects, Timelines of Everything is the ultimate guide to history for kids.
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            ISBN 9780241302323
            Released NZ 15 Oct 2018
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            The Disappearing Act
             

            The Disappearing Act (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By de Changy, Florence

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $29.99
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            • Pub Date
              3 Feb 21

            The affair was weird when seen from afar, but seen in close-up, it was Kafkaesque: it was not possible in 2014 for a Boeing 777 to have simply disappeared...

            ISBN 9780008381547
            Released NZ 3 Feb 2021
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            In Search of the Woman Who Sailed the World

            In Search of the Woman Who Sailed the World (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Clode, Danielle

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $31.99
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            A voyage of discovery, nature and untold histories - in the vein of Clare Wright, Edmund de Waal and Helen Macdonald.

            ISBN 9781760784959
            Published NZ 29 Sep 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Inge's War: A Story of Family, Secrets and Survival under Hitler
             

            Inge's War: A Story of Family, Secrets and Survival under Hitler (Hardback)

            By O'Donnell, Svenja

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            What does it mean to be on the wrong side of history? But when Svenja impulsively visits this windswept Baltic city, something unlocks in Inge and, finally, she begins to tell her story.

            ISBN 9781529105452
            Released NZ 11 Sep 2020
            Publisher Ebury Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
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            34 Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
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            Targeted: My Inside Story of Cambridge Analytica and How Trump, Brexit and Facebook Broke Democracy
             

            Targeted: My Inside Story of Cambridge Analytica and How Trump, Brexit and Facebook Broke Democracy (Paperback)

            By Kaiser

            • RRP: $27.99
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            • Pub Date
              1 Feb 21

            In this explosive memoir, a political consultant and technology whistleblower reveals the disturbing truth about the multi-billion-dollar data industry, revealing to the public how companies are getting richer using our personal information and exposing how Cambridge Analytica ex...ploited weaknesses in privacy laws to help elect Donald Trump. When Brittany Kaiser joined Cambridge Analytica - the UK-based political consulting firm funded by conservative billionaire and Donald Trump patron Robert Mercer - she was an idealistic young professional working on her fourth degree in human rights law and international relations. A veteran of Barack Obama's 2008 campaign, Kaiser's goal was to utilize data for humanitarian purposes, most notably to prevent genocide and human rights abuses. But her experience inside Cambridge Analytica opened her eyes to the tremendous risks that this unregulated industry poses to privacy and democracy. Targeted is Kaiser's eyewitness chronicle of the dramatic and disturbing story of the rise and fall of Cambridge Analytica. She reveals to the public how Facebook's lax policies and lack of sufficient national laws allowed voters to be manipulated in both Britain and the United States, where personal data was weaponised to spread fake news and racist messaging during the Brexit vote and the 2016 election. But the damage isn't done Kaiser warns; the 2020 election can be compromised as well if we continue to do nothing. In the aftermath of the U.S. election, as she became aware of the horrifying reality of what Cambridge Analytica had done in support of Donald Trump, Kaiser made the difficult choice to expose the truth. Risking her career, relationships, and personal safety, she told authorities about the data industry's unethical business practices, eventually testifying before Parliament. Packed with never-before-publicly-told stories, Targeted goes inside the secretive meetings with Trump campaign personnel and details the promises Cambridge Anal
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            ISBN 9780008363932
            Released NZ 1 Feb 2021
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Library of Ice: Readings from a Cold Climate

            The Library of Ice: Readings from a Cold Climate (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Export / Airside)

            By Campbell, Nancy

            • RRP: $37.99
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            • Delayed Release

            A vivid and perceptive book combining memoir, scientific and cultural history with a bewitching account of landscape and place, which will appeal to readers of Robert Macfarlane, Roger Deakin and Olivia Laing.

            ISBN 9781471169328
            Released NZ 1 Dec 2018
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Life Under Glass

            Life Under Glass (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd edition)

            By Nelson, Mark; Alling, Abigail; Silverstone, Sally

            • RRP: $39.99
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            Life Under Glass tells the fascinating story of four men and four women who lived and worked inside the Biosphere 2 structure, where they recycled their air, water, food, and wastes, setting a world record for time spent in a closed ecological system. This is the only account wri...tten during the unprecedented experiment while the team was enclosed inside.
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            ISBN 9780907791768
            Released NZ 1 May 2020
            Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Availability
            25 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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