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            Every Home Should Have One!
               

            Every Home Should Have One! (Hardback)

            By Moyle, Terry

            • RRP: $59.99
            • $53.99
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            Every Home Should Have One celebrates New Zealand appliance history. The revolutionary washing machine, radios, Irons and of course our High-Definition TV sets. They are all covered. Contains over 250 full-colour photographs, not only of the appliances but also how they featured... in a house setting. Fun extracts of classic advertisements and a lively and engaging narrative. The book will have a wide l appeal to New Zealanders who enjoy nostalgia, families wanting to show their grandkids what was on trend in their day, retro enthusiasts . Covers a 50 year period from 1938 to 1988 when New Zealand manufacturers such as Zip, Shacklock and Fisher & Paykel transformed our lives. Author Terry Moyle knows his stuff, he has spent many hours finding and photographing hundreds of appliances to bring this book to life
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            ISBN 9781869665586
            Published NZ 1 Nov 2021
            Publisher New Holland Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            100 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            Leonardo da Vinci's Life of Invention
             

            Leonardo da Vinci's Life of Invention (Hardback)

            By Williams, Jake

            • RRP: $29.99
            • $22.49
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            • Pub Date
              2 Mar 22

            Immerse yourself in the world of the spellbinding genius of Leonardo da Vinci, master of art, architecture, engineering, mathematics and more. From his futuristic inventions to the breadth of his artistic skill, discover the fascinating life and legacy of the Renaissance man.

            ISBN 9781843654988
            Released NZ 2 Mar 2022
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age 7-9 years
            Availability
            Available for pre-order, ships once released
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            Flight: Riveting Reads for Curious Kids

            Flight: Riveting Reads for Curious Kids (Paperback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $12.99
            • $9.74
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            Read all about astonishing airplanes from the history of flight! Jet into the world of flight and discover its history, from the first hot air balloons and gliders to today's supersonic spyplanes, helicopters, and space vehicles. Telling the stories of the pioneers of aviation, s...uch as Charles Lindburgh and Amelia Earhart, the black-and-white chapter book Flight is also packed with fun facts - did you know that early aeroplanes landed on wheels that were borrowed from cars and motorcycles? Flight is part of the Mega Bites series, which uncovers the secrets of history, science, and the natural world. Investigate the most complicated thing in the universe - your Brain; then journey to the most mysterious as we dive into a Black Hole; and closer to home, marvel at the genius of the world's smartest Codebreakers! Whichever title you pick, you'll get the expert knowledge and fun facts you need on each topic, with every book packed with illustrations, fun stories, and anecdotes.
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            ISBN 9780241435953
            Released NZ 17 Nov 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Series Mega Bites
            Availability
            117 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            Creative Acts For Curious People: How to Think, Create, and Lead in Unconventional Ways

            Creative Acts For Curious People: How to Think, Create, and Lead in Unconventional Ways (Paperback)

            By Greenberg, Sarah Stein; d.school, Stanford

            • RRP: $50.00
            • $37.50
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            What do they teach you at the most prestigious design school in the world? For the first time, you can find out. This highly-visual guide brings to life the philosophies of some of the d.school's most inventive and unconventional minds, including founder David Kelley, Choreograph...er Aleta Hayes and Google Chief Innovation Evangelist Frederik Pferdt and more. Creative Acts for Curious People is packed with ideas about the art of learning, discovery and leading through creative problem solving. With exercises including: - 'Expert Eyes' to test your observation skills - 'How to Talk to Strangers' to foster understanding - 'Designing Tools for Teams' to build creative leadership Revealing the hidden dynamics of design, and delving inside the minds of the profession's most celebrated thought-leaders, this definitive guide will help you live up to your creative potential.
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            ISBN 9780241552834
            Released NZ 5 Jan 2022
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Availability
            335 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            Little Inventors Mission Oceans!: Invention Ideas to Save the Seas
             

            Little Inventors Mission Oceans!: Invention Ideas to Save the Seas (Paperback)

            By Wilcox, Dominic; Birkhead, Ellie

            • RRP: $25.00
            • $18.75
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            • Pub Date
              31 Jan 22

            A step by step guide to thinking up fantastical, funny or perfectly practical inventions with no limits!

            ISBN 9780008382919
            Released NZ 31 Jan 2022
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Availability
            Available for pre-order, ships once released
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            Inventor Lab: Awesome Builds for Smart Makers
             

            Inventor Lab: Awesome Builds for Smart Makers (Hardback)

            By DK; Foreword by Rogers, Dr Lucy

            • RRP: $30.00
            • $22.50
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            This DK children's book aged 9-15 is brimming with more than 20 exciting, educational activities and projects that focus on electronics and technology. Keep your siblings out of your room with a brilliant bedroom buzzer, power a propellor motorboat, build your own bristlebot, mak...e a matchbox microphone, and construct a crane by following step-by-step instructions and using affordable equipment. Super Tech Lab will engage budding scientists and engineers as they experiment, invent, trial, and test technology, electronics, and mechanics at home. Simple steps with clear photographs take readers through the stages of each low-cost project, with fact-filled panels to explain the science behind each one, and to fascinate them with real-world examples. With an increasing focus across school curricula on encouraging children to enjoy and explore STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering, and maths), Super Tech Lab is the perfect companion for any inquisitive child with an interest in how the worlds of science experiments and technology work, and why.
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            ISBN 9780241343517
            Released NZ 6 Aug 2019
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Availability
            337 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            Cool Engineering: Filled with fantastic facts for kids of all ages

            Cool Engineering: Filled with fantastic facts for kids of all ages (Hardback)

            By Jacoby, Jenny; Illustrated by Venn, Jem

            • RRP: $22.99
            • $17.24
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            Inside this mega-jam-packed book are fact-tastic engineering timelines, drawing tips, information and experiments! From biographies of key engineers to learning about chemical, civil, mechanical, electrical and biomedical engineering.

            ISBN 9781843654728
            Released NZ 7 Apr 2021
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Availability
            115 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays
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            Nano Comes to Life: How Nanotechnology Is Transforming Medicine and the Future of Biology
             

            Nano Comes to Life: How Nanotechnology Is Transforming Medicine and the Future of Biology (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Contera, Sonia

            • RRP: $37.99
            • $34.19
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            • Pub Date
              1 Mar 22

            Increasingly, scientists are gaining control over matter at the nanometer scale. Spearheaded by physical scientists operating at the interfaces of physics and biology, advances in nanoscience and technology are transforming how people think about life and treat human health.

            ISBN 9780691206448
            Released NZ 1 Mar 2022
            Publisher Princeton University Pre
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
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            Mother of Invention: How Good Ideas Get Ignored in an Economy Built for Men

            Mother of Invention: How Good Ideas Get Ignored in an Economy Built for Men (Hardback)

            By Marcal, Katrine

            • RRP: $42.99
            • $32.24
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            Why didn't suitcases have wheels until 1970? Why did we once measure computer power in girl hours ? And why does only 3% of all venture capital funding go to women?

            ISBN 9780008430771
            Released NZ 1 Oct 2021
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
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            Robots: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

            Robots: What Everyone Needs to Know (R) (Paperback)

            By Husbands, Phil

            • RRP: $31.99
            • $25.59
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            Phil Husbands introduces the field of robotics, where it has come from, and where it might go in the future. Explaining the technology underlying robots and their capabilities today, he also considers both the ethical problems of robots with increasing intelligence, and the wider... socio-political challenges they create.
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            ISBN 9780198845393
            Released NZ 20 Jan 2022
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series What Everyone Needs to Know (R)
            Availability
            Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
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