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              The Shakespeare Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

              The Shakespeare Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

              By DK

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              Features witty illustrations and inspirational quotes. This title covers every work, from the comedies of Twelfth Night and As You Like It to the tragedies of Julius Caesar and Hamlet, and lost plays and less well-known works of poetry.

              ISBN 9780241182611
              Released NZ 25 Feb 2015
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Big Ideas
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              The Mythology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

              The Mythology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

              By DK

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              More than 80 classic myths retold and explained, from early creation beliefs to classical hero narratives and the recurring theme of the afterlife. The latest title in the bestselling Big Ideas series, The Mythology Book explores the compelling worlds and characters depicted in m...yths and legends. Delve into each myth and discover the meanings behind these stories, getting to the heart of their significance to different cultures worldwide. More than just stories, myths are testament to the amazing creativity of humans striving to explain and make sense of the world around them. Revisit your favourite myths and discover brand new ones- discover Zeus, god of the sky and ruler of the Olympian gods, Loki, the cunning trickster with a knack for causing havoc, Thor with his mighty hammer, and Hades, ruler of the underworld. Beyond the gods and goddesses of Ancient Greek, Roman, and Norse myths this book delves into the stories woven by the Australian aborigines, the Cherokee, and Aztecs, each brimming with amazing characters and insights into human existence.
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              ISBN 9780241301913
              Released NZ 30 Apr 2018
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Big Ideas
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              The Crime Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

              The Crime Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

              By DK; Foreword by James, Peter

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              From Jack the Ripper to the modern day drug cartels, The Crime Book documents the most notorious crimes and criminals in history. With over 100 crimes to explore, The Crime Book examines the science, psychology and sociology of criminal behaviour. See the gory details of each cri...me and how it was solved, with renowned quotes and detailed criminal profiles letting you delve into the criminal mind. The Crime Book looks at the big ideas and concepts in criminology spanning from pirates, kidnapping and political plots to modern con artists, serial killers and rogue traders, including the Black Dahlia investigation, the Mississippi Scheme, and the notorious Jeffrey Dahmer. The Crime Book is the perfect introduction to law enforcement and criminology across history's most infamous crimes.
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              ISBN 9780241298961
              Released NZ 3 Apr 2017
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Big Ideas
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              The Movie Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

              The Movie Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

              By DK

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              Chronicling more than 100 of the best movies ever made and bringing cinema to life, this title covers early visionaries of the 1900's and the golden age of black and white films, to international art-house and 21st-century sci-fi.

              ISBN 9780241188026
              Released NZ 21 Oct 2015
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Big Ideas
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              The Astronomy Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

              The Astronomy Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

              By DK

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              Explore the world of astronomy with key quotes and bold graphics to illustrate over 100 of the universe's biggest ideas. The Astronomy Book is an exciting voyage of discovery through the cosmos. Venture from ancient speculations about the nature of the universe, to the mind-boggl...ing theories of recent science, including those of Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking. Learn about the incredible histories of Halley's comet, Hubble's telescope, and NASA's modern-day trailblazing, as well as the discoveries of famous figures including Ptolemy, Isaac Newton, Walter Adams, Carl Sagan, and Alan Stern. The Astronomy Book, part of DK's bestselling Big Ideas series, is is the perfect introduction to our ideas about space, time, and the physics of the cosmos.
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              ISBN 9780241225936
              Released NZ 28 Aug 2017
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Big Ideas
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              The Politics Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained
               

              The Politics Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

              By DK

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              Learning about the vast concept of politics can be daunting, this book makes it easier than ever by giving you all the big ideas, simply explained. It includes more than 100 ideas in the history of politics that are helpfully broken down so that abstract topics, such as theoretic...al foundations and practical applications become real.
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              ISBN 9781409364450
              Released NZ 27 Feb 2013
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Big Ideas
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              The Classical Music Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

              The Classical Music Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

              By DK; Foreword by Derham, Katie

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              From Mozart to Mendelssohn, this comprehensive guide to classical music history and classical music biography is the perfect latest addition to the bestselling Big Ideas series.Easy to understand and clear to follow, this history of classical music explores and explains music the...ory and the impact of seminal pieces, while also providing fascinating stories about the lives of crucial composers and performers. The Classical Music Book analyses over 90 works by famous composers from Thomas Tallis in the early period to baroque masters like Bach and Handel to the classical genius of Beethoven and Wagner and beyond to the modern day in order to explore the key ideas underpinning the world's greatest classical compositions and musical traditions, and define their importance to the musical canon, placing them into their wider social, cultural, and historical context.The unique approach to the subject makes this book the perfect classical music guide for everyone. Regardless of whether you are relatively new to the subject and want to learn or if you are a classical musical music aficionado, there is plenty to discover in The Classical Music Book.
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              ISBN 9780241301975
              Released NZ 3 Sep 2018
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Big Ideas
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              Art: A Visual History

              Art: A Visual History (Hardback)

              By Cumming, Robert

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              Covering every era, from early art in 3000BCE to contemporary work, with chronological features on the major schools and movements and close-up critical appraisals of twenty-two masterpieces, this book offers a broad but thorough introduction to art history.

              ISBN 9780241186107
              Released NZ 26 Aug 2015
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Big Ideas
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              The Literature Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

              The Literature Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

              By DK

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              Documenting over 100 best-selling books, plays and poetry from all over the world, including Latin American and African fiction, this book encompasses celebrated masterpieces from the most renowned authors to have ever lived. It also offers a deeper look into the famed fiction of... Shakespeare, Oscar Wilde and more.
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              ISBN 9780241015469
              Released NZ 29 Feb 2016
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Big Ideas
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              The Psychology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained
               

              The Psychology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

              By DK

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              How does the brain remember faces? What makes us choose one decision over another? Where does language come from? With the use of images, quotations from all the major thinkers, and explanations that are easily understandable, this book demystifies hard-to-grasp concepts and show...s how these have shaped our knowledge of the human mind.
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              ISBN 9781405391245
              Released NZ 25 Jan 2012
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Big Ideas
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