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            12 Huia Birds / 12 Manu Huia
             

            12 Huia Birds / 12 Manu Huia (Hardback, 2nd Multilingual edition)

            By Stokoe, Julian; Illustrated by Eyles, Stacy; Translated by McIver, Lois

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            * New bilingual edition, English and Te Reo Maori * Paperback printing at cheaper price point * Original was one of Listener's 50 Best Books for Kids 2016

            ISBN 9780947506780
            Published NZ 13 Jul 2020
            Publisher Oratia Media
            Interest Age 2-6 years
            Language (Maori)
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            Mammoth Science: The Big Ideas That Explain Our World

            Mammoth Science: The Big Ideas That Explain Our World (Hardback)

            Illustrated by Macaulay, David; By DK

            • RRP: $30.00
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            David Macaulay's troupe of curious mammoths lead you through the basics of physics, biology, and chemistry in this unconventional and highly original guide to science. From the interior of an atom to the solar system and beyond, the mammoths seek to understand the science! These ...intrepid science demonstrators will go to incredible lengths to educate and entertain. They wrestle with magnets to understand their powerful force, make mammoth models of different materials explore what gives them mass, and step into a X-ray machine to reveal the bones beneath their woolly exterior. Observing and recording the mammoth's behaviour is bestselling illustrator David Macaulay, whose How Machines Work won the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize in 2016. Renowned for his ability to explain complex ideas with simple genius, Macaulay captures the oddball humour of his subject matter, making Macaulay's Mammoth Science the perfect introduction to scientific principles for the young and the young-at-heart.
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            ISBN 9780241381045
            Released NZ 4 Aug 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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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
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            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
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            A Life on Our Planet: My Witness Statement and a Vision for the Future

            A Life on Our Planet: My Witness Statement and a Vision for the Future (Hardback)

            By Attenborough, David

            • RRP: $45.00
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            It is the story of how we came to make this, our greatest mistake - and how, if we act now, we can yet put it right.We have one final chance to create the perfect home for ourselves and restore the wonderful world we inherited.' All we need is the will do so.

            ISBN 9781529108279
            Released NZ 8 Oct 2020
            Publisher Ebury Publishing
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Yates Top 50 Edible Plants for Pots and How Not to Kill Them!
             

            Yates Top 50 Edible Plants for Pots and How Not to Kill Them! (Paperback)

            By Thomas, Angie; Yates

            • RRP: $39.99
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            • Pub Date
              2 Dec 20

            How to grow your own food in the smallest spaces - in pots on balconies, terraces and windowsills Increasingly people are keen to grow some of their own food, giving them fresh, delicious and healthy ingredients right on their doorstep. Home-grown food also means reduced food mil...es and packaging, and reminds us where food comes from and how cultivation occurs. With backyards shrinking and more people living in apartments, we need to find a range of fruit, veggies and herbs that will grow and thrive in small spaces. Whether you love lush leafy greens, tangy citrus, crunchy carrots or vine ripened tomatoes, there are lots of edible plants that can be grown in pots, hanging baskets and vertical gardens on sunny balconies, verandas and patios, opening up the wonderful world of home-grown to everyone. This book provides the best information on which edible plants to grow in pots and how to care for them, no matter what your skill level. With loads of glorious photographs for inspiration, it puts 'patio to plate' within reach of everyone no matter what their gardening space.
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            ISBN 9781460759318
            Published NZ 2 Dec 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Birds of Aotearoa New Zealand: Collective Nouns
              

            Birds of Aotearoa New Zealand: Collective Nouns (Hardback)

            By Boardman

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            • Pub Date
              5 Nov 20

            A gorgeous illustrated picture book of collective noun names for our native New Zealand bird species

            ISBN 9781775541653
            Published NZ 5 Nov 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Healthy Bee, Sick Bee
              

            Healthy Bee, Sick Bee (Paperback)

            By Lester, Phil

            • RRP: $30.00
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            Phil Lester's first book, The Vulgar Wasp, was about one of the world's most hated insects. His second is about just the opposite - the honey bee, arguably one of our best-loved six-legged creatures. People have revered honey bees for centuries. Today we celebrate them with toys,... postage stamps and campaigns to raise awareness; we dress up in large bee suits to protest the use of pesticides; we've even sent bees into space and watched as they adjusted to microgravity. Bees are one of the world's most efficient pollinators. Their work is vital to the success of many food crops, and hence to the world's economy. So we need to take seriously any threats to their health - including parasites, pathogens, predators and pesticides - and, guided by evidence at every turn, find a way to minimise harm and keep bees thriving. As Healthy Bee, Sick Bee shows, this is no small task. In this book, entomologist Phil Lester explores the wonderfully complex and sometimes brutally efficient life history of honey bees, and the problems they face in New Zealand and around the globe. What causes a beehive to collapse? Are pesticides as big a problem as they appear? What can we do to improve the health of our honey bees? With intelligence, insight and entomologist jokes, Healthy Bee, Sick Bee tells the story of this much-loved little insect and offers new ways of thinking about how to ensure they will stick around in the future.
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            ISBN 9781776564057
            Published NZ 8 Oct 2020
            Publisher Victoria University Press
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            Subterranea: Discovering the Earth's Extraordinary Hidden Depths
             

            Subterranea: Discovering the Earth's Extraordinary Hidden Depths (Hardback)

            By Fitch, Chris

            • RRP: $60.00
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            • Pub Date
              27 Oct 20

            A lavish, gorgeously-illustrated look at the strange worlds below the surface of our planet

            ISBN 9781472272324
            Released NZ 27 Oct 2020
            Publisher Headline Publishing Group
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Field Guide to New Zealand Native Trees: Revised edition
              

            Field Guide to New Zealand Native Trees: Revised edition (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Revised edition)

            By Lucas, John Dawson & Rob; Revised by Sneddon, Barry

            • RRP: $49.99
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            • Pub Date
              9 Nov 20

            This comprehensive, fully revised field guide to New Zealand's native trees is compact enough to fit in a day-pack. Illustrated with more than 1500 superb photographs, it contains detailed information on all native trees found on the main islands of New Zealand, including Stewart... Island and the Chathams.
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            ISBN 9781988550145
            Published NZ 9 Nov 2020
            Publisher Potton & Burton
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Robert Winston Science Squad Explains: Key science concepts made simple and fun

            Robert Winston Science Squad Explains: Key science concepts made simple and fun (Hardback)

            By Winston, Robert

            • RRP: $30.00
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            All aboard the STEAM train! The Science Squad is here to explain amazing facts about science, technology, engineering, art, and maths. Have you ever wondered what makes electricity? Or what's inside an atom? Or how high the Moon really is? Or what light is made of and why you nee...d it? Well now you can find out in a colourful, fact-packed and informative book that explains more than 100 key STEAM concepts in a really clear way that will appeal to kids aged 5 and above. Science is all around us, but often it is presented in a way that is difficult for children to comprehend - this fact-packed book is the perfect visual introduction to the key concepts that children need to know about all things STEAM. Each topic is explained using illustrated characters that represent science, technology, engineering, art, and maths. The five chapters in this book will be familiar to kids as they are places that they will have been to, such as school, the park, and the home. This is the second book in the Science Squad series, and is an essential read for young STEAM fanatics.
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            ISBN 9780241413876
            Released NZ 2 Jul 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 5-8 years
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