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            Guinness World Records 2020: The Bestselling Annual Book of Records

            Guinness World Records 2020: The Bestselling Annual Book of Records (Hardback, New edition)

            Prepared for publication by World Records, Guinness

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            Get ready for a new decade of record-breaking with Guinness World Records 2020. Fully updated and redesigned with an electrifying new look, GWR2020 celebrates the latest record-breaking achievements, covering a wide spectrum of topics from amazing animals, jaw-dropping geography ...and spectacular sporting achievements - to the cutting-edge.
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            ISBN 9781912286812
            Released NZ 5 Sep 2019
            Publisher Guinness World Records Limited
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            Encyclopedia of Animals
             

            Encyclopedia of Animals (Hardback)

            By Howard, Jules; Illustrated by Vogel, Jarom

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            • Internationally sourced

            A comprehensive guide to the animal kingdom covering: fish, reptiles, invertebrates, amphibians, birds and mammals

            ISBN 9781786034601
            Released NZ 3 Dec 2019
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
            Interest Age 7-9 years
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            The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Ugly Animals

            The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Ugly Animals (Hardback)

            By Bayly, Sami

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            Marvel as you enter the fascinating hidden world of ugly animals in this encyclopaedia of the animal kingdom's most unusual and beauty-challenged species. With more than sixty ugly animals to explore, this compendium of the unusual celebrates the beauty in 'ugliness'. Children an...d adults alike will pore over the breathtaking scientific illustrations of unusual animals, debating their relative ugliness and merits, learning about science and nature along the way. This book features illustrations and facts about over 60 animals including the naked mole rat, goblin shark, aye-aye, sphynx cat, blobfish and many more 'ugly' beauties. This gorgeous hardcover book is illustrated in beautiful scientific detail by exciting new Australian talent, Sami Bayly.
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            ISBN 9780734419019
            Published NZ 24 Sep 2019
            Publisher Hachette
            Interest Age 7-12 years
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            Monstrous: The Lore, Gore, and Science Behind Your Favorite Monsters
             

            Monstrous: The Lore, Gore, and Science Behind Your Favorite Monsters (Library Binding)

            Illustrated by Beccia, Carlyn

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            An encyclopedia of monsters delves into the history and science behind eight legendary creatures, from Bigfoot and the kraken to zombies and more.Find out each monster's origin story and the real-world history that informed it, and then explore the science of each creature in fun... and surprising ways. Tips and infographics-including monster anatomy, how to survive a vampire attack, and real-life giant creatures of the deep sea-make this a highly visual and fun-to-browse book.
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            ISBN 9781512449167
            Released NZ 1 Feb 2020
            Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            Inventions A Children's Encyclopedia

            Inventions A Children's Encyclopedia (Hardback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $48.00
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            This stunning visual guide explores and explains the greatest inventions, ideas, and discoveries throughout the ages, and introduces their inventors.Discover the first inventions, from fire, stone tools, and the wheel to ploughs and paper, that shaped societies and grew mighty ci...vilizations and empires such as those in ancient Greece, ancient Rome, and ancient China. In the centuries that followed, Eureka moments abounded, with James Watt's steam engine during the Industrial Revolution, Henry Ford's car assembly line at the start of the 20th century, the Wright brothers' flying machines, Thomas Edison's light bulb, John Logie Baird's television, and so much more. Read about more recent, era-defining moments during the Digital Revolution, such as the first website developed by Tim Berners-Lee, and the growth in the use of robotics in industry and at home.Inventions A Children's Encyclopedia reveals the stories behind both crucial and quirky contraptions, products of the world's most brilliant minds.
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            ISBN 9780241317822
            Released NZ 30 Jul 2018
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            Dinosaurs: A Visual Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition
             

            Dinosaurs: A Visual Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition (Hardback)

            By DK

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            An illustrated look at dinosaurs as well as prehistoric life forms that preceded them, life forms that arose after their demise, and the fossils that allow us to know about them.

            ISBN 9781465470119
            Released NZ 3 Apr 2018
            Publisher DK PUBLISHING (DORLING KINDERS
            Interest Age 9-12 years
            Series Visual Encyclopedia
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            Knowledge Encyclopedia Science!

            Knowledge Encyclopedia Science! (Hardback)

            By DK

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            An amazing encyclopedia with a ground-breaking new visual approach to science, illustrated with jaw-dropping details of the natural world and the wonders of the Universe.Stunning computer-generated images pack the pages of this encyclopedia to reveal and explain spectacular aspec...ts of the scientific world. Bursting with astonishing 3D images, Knowledge Encyclopedia Science! shows core science in stunning detail, from atomic particles and universal forces to life in all its diversity.Illustrated in colour throughout, this book is packed with essential information and quirky facts that will appeal to both curious children and interested adults. Easy-to-read, informative text encourages reading, and stunning artworks created with the latest CGI technology make it fun for families to learn something new on every page.Adopting an inventive approach to science that goes beyond the basic school curriculum, Knowledge Encyclopedia Science! interweaves core physics, chemistry, and biology topics with space exploration, life on Earth, and amazing views inside the human body, while chapters on materials and machines bring fundamental forces and chemical reactions to life.A perfect gift book for children aged 9 +, this science encyclopedia will become an indispensable homework aid for every household.
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            ISBN 9780241317815
            Released NZ 30 Jul 2018
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Series Knowledge Encyclopedia
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            Disney Who's Who: An A to Z of Disney Characters
             

            Disney Who's Who: An A to Z of Disney Characters (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Book Group, Disney; Illustrated by Storybook Art Team, Disney

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            With more than 500 characters, from Ariel to Miss Bunny and Peter Pan to Frozone, this is the perfect guidebook to all things Disney!

            ISBN 9781368009928
            Released NZ 5 Sep 2017
            Publisher Disney Press
            Interest Age 6-8 years
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            Why? Encyclopedia: Brilliant Answers to Baffling Questions

            Why? Encyclopedia: Brilliant Answers to Baffling Questions (Hardback)

            By DK

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            Answers trivia questions for kids with exciting and colourful 3D digital illustrations. This book brings key subjects such as science, geography and history to life, through beautiful 3D images and a fun interactive question and answer format, making facts for kids fun and engagi...ng.
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            ISBN 9781409352075
            Released NZ 23 Jul 2014
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 7-9 years
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            Junior Encyclopedia of Animated Characters
             

            Junior Encyclopedia of Animated Characters (Hardback, 3rd ed.)

            By Book Group, Disney; Illustrated by Storybook Art Team, Disney

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            From Ariel to Zurg, this jacketed hardcover guide features fun facts, tricky trivia, and cool quotes about over 150 Disney heroes (and villains!). Readers will also learn about the stars of the latest Disney and Disney*Pixar films, like Wreck-It Ralph, Frozen, The Good Dinosaur, ...and more! Plus the book jacket reverses to reveal a poster!
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            ISBN 9781423189145
            Released NZ 3 Jun 2014
            Publisher Disney Press
            Interest Age 6-8 years
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