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              The Law Book
                

              The Law Book (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $53.00
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              • Pub Date
                30 Mar 21

              Why do we need laws? What rights are protected by law? When was forensic evidence first used in court? This book explores big questions like these, explaining the laws and legal precedents, and religious, political, and moral codes that have shaped the world we live in. Written i...n plain English, The Law Book cuts through the legal jargon and is packed with pithy explanations of the most important milestones in legal history, with step-by-step diagrams and witty illustrations that untangle knotty concepts. From the earliest laws, such as the Code of Hammurabi, through groundbreaking legislation including Magna Carta and the Abolition of the Slave Trade Act, The Law Book offers an engaging overview of legal history across the world all the way into the 21st century with copyright in the digital age, same-sex marriage, and the right to be forgotten . Covering the fight for universal suffrage and workers' rights, and the establishment of international legal bodies like INTERPOL and the European Court of Justice, The Law Book explains the stories behind each milestone development. Continuing the Big Ideas series' trademark combination of authoritative, informative text, and bold graphics, The Law Book uses an innovative visual approach to make the subject accessible to everyone, whether you're a law student, a legal professional, or an armchair expert.
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              ISBN 9780744040357
              Released NZ 30 Mar 2021
              Publisher DK PUBLISHING (DORLING KINDERS
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Big Ideas
              Language (Spanish)
              Availability
              Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 30 Mar 2021
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              The Sherlock Holmes Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained
                

              The Sherlock Holmes Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $53.00
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              • Pub Date
                23 Mar 21

              Discover the key ideas, themes, and plotlines behind every case investigated by Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson in the famous and celebrated stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle with this original, graphics-led book.

              ISBN 9780744040340
              Released NZ 23 Mar 2021
              Publisher DK PUBLISHING (DORLING KINDERS
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Big Ideas
              Language (Spanish)
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              Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 23 Mar 2021
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              The Movie Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained
               

              The Movie Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $53.00
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              The Movie Book, the latest in DK's award-winning Big Ideas Simply Explained series, profiles 100 of the best movies ever made throughout the world.From classic 1930s film noir and Hollywood romance to international art-house and 21st-century sci-fi, The Movie Book brings the worl...d's most influential films to life with its illustrative design. Unforgettable quotes, film stills, and original posters and memorabilia transport you to the world of each film, while narrative timelines and infographics explore central themes, characters, actors, and directors.Relive classics of the silent era, such as Nosferatu, along with wartime greats like Casablanca, transformative New Wave films such as Lawrence of Arabia and Easy Rider, and modern masterpieces like Do the Right Thing, City of God, and Gravity. Each movie is placed in the broader context of the industry and its key players, making it an invaluable resource for any film fanatic. The Movie Book zooms in on the best cinematic masterpieces of all time and is a must-have for anyone with a passion for films and the history of cinema.Big Ideas Simply Explained series uses creative design and innovative graphics, along with straightforward and engaging writing, to make complex subjects easier to understand. These award-winning books provide just the information needed for students, families, or anyone interested in concise, thought-provoking refreshers on a single subject.
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              ISBN 9781465437990
              Released NZ 5 Jan 2016
              Publisher DK PUBLISHING (DORLING KINDERS
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Big Ideas
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              The Little Book of Politics
               

              The Little Book of Politics (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $27.99
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              Content previously published in The Politics Book. --Title page verso.

              ISBN 9781465494269
              Released NZ 12 May 2020
              Publisher DK PUBLISHING (DORLING KINDERS
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Big Ideas
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              The Little Book of Economics
               

              The Little Book of Economics (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By DK

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              Content previously published in The Economics Book. --Title page verso.

              ISBN 9781465494276
              Released NZ 12 May 2020
              Publisher DK PUBLISHING (DORLING KINDERS
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Big Ideas
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              Libro de Las Fisica, El
                

              Libro de Las Fisica, El (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $53.00
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              • Pub Date
                6 Oct 20

              Explore the laws and theories of physics in this accessible introduction to the forces that shape our universe, our planet, and our everyday lives. Using a bold, graphics-led approach, The Physics Book sets out more than 80 of the key concepts and discoveries that have defined th...e subject and influenced our technology since the beginning of time. With the focus firmly on unpacking the thought behind each theory--as well as exploring when and how each idea and breakthrough came about--five themed chapters examine the history and developments in specific areas such as Light, Sound, and Electricity. Eureka moments abound: from Archimedes' bathtub discoveries about displacement and density, and Galileo's experiments with spheres falling from the Tower of Pisa, to Isaac Newton's apple and his conclusions about gravity and the laws of motion. You'll also learn about Albert Einstein's revelations about relativity; how the accidental discovery of cosmic microwave background radiation confirmed the Big Bang theory; the search for the Higgs boson particle; and why most of the universe is missing. If you've ever wondered exactly how physicists formulated--and proved--their abstract concepts, The Physics Book is the book for you. Series Overview: Big Ideas Simply Explained series uses creative design and innovative graphics along with straightforward and engaging writing to make complex subjects easier to understand. With over 7 million copies worldwide sold to date, these award-winning books provide just the information needed for students, families, or anyone interested in concise, thought-provoking refreshers on a single subject.
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              ISBN 9780744025644
              Released NZ 6 Oct 2020
              Publisher DK PUBLISHING (DORLING KINDERS
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Big Ideas
              Language (Spanish)
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              Why Doesn't My Cat Roar?: Mind-Blowing Facts about Animals
                

              Why Doesn't My Cat Roar?: Mind-Blowing Facts about Animals (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Hubbard, Ben

              • RRP: $10.99
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              • Pub Date
                1 Aug 21

              ABOUT THE SERIES: Big Ideas! is a dynamic, high-energy fun fact series for children aged seven and up, illustrated throughout with humorous cartoons. Packed with surprising facts, stats, and records that kids will just love to share, it revels in all things weird, unexpected, min...d-blowing, funny, and gross! This series really has the wow factor. It's like a roller-coaster ride for your brain!
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              ISBN 9781398802742
              Released NZ 1 Aug 2021
              Publisher Arcturus Editions
              Interest Age 7-11 years
              Series Big Ideas
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              Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 1 Aug 2021
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              Why Is Snot Sticky?: Questions and Answers about Bizarre Bodies
                

              Why Is Snot Sticky?: Questions and Answers about Bizarre Bodies (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Potter, William C.; Illustrated by Seguin-Magee, Luke

              • RRP: $10.99
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              • Pub Date
                1 Aug 21

              What makes your feet smell bad? How many tiny mites are living on your eyelashes? Discover the answers to these questions and more in this astounding book, which is overflowing with fascinating -- not to mention disgusting -- facts about the human body. ABOUT THE SERIES: Big Idea...s! is a dynamic, high-energy fun fact series for children aged seven and up, illustrated throughout with humorous cartoons. Packed with surprising facts, stats, and records that kids will just love to share, it revels in all things weird, unexpected, mind-blowing, funny, and gross! This series really has the wow factor. It's like a roller-coaster ride for your brain!
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              ISBN 9781398802773
              Released NZ 1 Aug 2021
              Publisher Arcturus Editions
              Interest Age 7-11 years
              Series Big Ideas
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              Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 1 Aug 2021
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              Why Don't Astronauts Burp?: Questions and Answers about Space
                

              Why Don't Astronauts Burp?: Questions and Answers about Space (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Potter, William C.; Seguin-Magee, Luke

              • RRP: $10.99
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              • Pub Date
                1 Aug 21

              What makes stars shine? Which planet would float in water? And have aliens ever visited Earth? Discover the scientific answers to these questions and more in this astounding book, which is overflowing with out-of-this-world facts about our solar system, galaxy, and Universe. ABOU...T THE SERIES: Big Ideas! is a dynamic, high-energy fun fact series for children aged seven and up, illustrated throughout with humorous cartoons. Packed with surprising facts, stats, and records that kids will just love to share, it revels in all things weird, unexpected, mind-blowing, funny, and gross! This series really has the wow factor. It's like a roller-coaster ride for your brain!
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              ISBN 9781398802759
              Released NZ 1 Aug 2021
              Publisher Arcturus Editions
              Interest Age 7-11 years
              Series Big Ideas
              Availability
              Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 1 Aug 2021
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              The Economics Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained
               

              The Economics Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By DK; Other Abbott, George

              • RRP: $38.99
              • $33.15
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              From Aristotle and Thomas Aquinas, to Adam Smith and John Maynard Keynes, to the top economic thought leaders of today, The Economics Book is the essential reference for students and anyone else with an interest in how economies work. Easy-to-follow graphics, succinct quotations,... and thoroughly accessible text throw light on the applications of economics, making them relatable through everyday examples and concerns. Employing DK's trademark visual approach, The Economics Book takes a frequently confusing subject and makes sense of it, clearly highlighting both historically important and emerging ideas in this critical field of science. 2014 The Mom's Choice Awards(R) Gold Award Winner
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              ISBN 9781465473912
              Released NZ 6 Feb 2018
              Publisher DK PUBLISHING (DORLING KINDERS
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Big Ideas
              Availability
              Internationally sourced; ships 6-14 working days
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