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              Ancient Egypt
                

              Ancient Egypt (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $17.99
              • $13.72
              • Save $4.27
              • No availability locally

              Deals with Ancient Egypt. From the Great Pyramid of Giza to Tutankhamun's tomb, this guide lets your child discover what life was like for Egyptians and how Pharaohs lived.

              ISBN 9781409343783
              Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9780241383988
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series DK Eyewitness
              Availability
              Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
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              Climate Change

              Climate Change (Hardback)

              By DK; Woodward, John

              • RRP: $24.00
              • $18.00
              • Save $6.00
              • In Stock At Publisher

              Get the facts about how our planet's climate is changing and what the consequences will be. This essential guide explores Earth's climate, past and present, giving you the facts and figures behind one of today's most urgent issues, and investigates what we can all do to make a di...fference. DK Eyewitness Climate Change explains why human activities are making the planet heat up - and how we know for sure that this is the case. The book explores the effects of the changing climate, from more frequent hurricanes and wildfires to melting ice caps and rising sea levels. It shows how scientists predict how the climate will change in the future, and what actions we can all take to combat climate change. Stunning photographs offer a unique eyewitness view of the dramatic changes that are affecting the weather, the environment, and the way we lead our lives. With a groundbreaking visual approach, and clear, child-friendly text, DK Eyewitness books have been trusted favourites of parents, teachers, and school-age children since 1985. Now the series is having an exciting makeover, with a fresh new look, new photographs, updated information, and a new eyewitness feature - fascinating first-hand accounts from experts in the field. Perfectly conceived for younger readers, and packed with pictures, stories, at-a-glance infographics, and so much more, let Eyewitness be your expert guide to a world that is always changing.
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              ISBN 9780241490358
              Released NZ 5 Aug 2021
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series DK Eyewitness
              Availability
              370 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              Rock and Mineral

              Rock and Mineral (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $24.00
              • $18.00
              • Save $6.00
              • In Stock At Publisher

              A picture-packed, fact-filled guide to the rocks beneath your feet Explore volcanic rocks, shiny gemstones, colourful minerals, ancient marble, and fallen meteorites and find out how they all came to be. From rough rocks to glittering crystals and everything in between, this stun...ning collection of facts and photos leaves no stone unturned. Did you know that every rock is a combination of one or more minerals? And that marble was first used in ancient Greece but still forms deep underground as you read this? Or that vibrant paints can be made from minerals, while some precious metals can grow in twisting shapes? Almost 20,000 meteorites land on our planet every year, but what does a space rock actually look like? Find out how to spot minerals and fossils, discover how crystals grow, and what you need to start your own collection. Part of the best-selling DK Eyewitness, which is now getting an exciting makeover, this popular title has been reinvigorated for the next generation of information-seekers and stay-at-home explorers. New photography makes the rocks and minerals pop, revealing their colour and texture, while the text gives all the facts and data to turn budding rock collectors into experts.
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              ISBN 9780241383957
              Released NZ 5 Aug 2021
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series DK Eyewitness
              Availability
              193 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              Hurricane and Tornado

              Hurricane and Tornado (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $24.00
              • $18.00
              • Save $6.00
              • Pre Release Local

              See inside the eye of a cyclone, witness hailstones the size of tennis balls, and learn how a gentle mountain stream can become a raging surge within a few minutes. With striking images, models, and illustrations, this visual guide offers a unique view of catastrophic weather con...ditions. From polar regions to the tropics, Eyewitness Hurricane & Tornado shows the effects of nature's most extreme weather. Discover a bridge that collapsed due to severe gusts of wind, and learn about a tree species in southwest Africa that can survive several years of drought. Along the way you'll uncover historical items that reveal how ancient civilizations predicted the weather as well as the weather-forecasting techniques that have developed over the centuries and the ways in which human activity can cause weather patterns to change. Part of DK's best-selling Eyewitness series, which is now getting an exciting makeover, this popular title has been reinvigorated for the next generation of information-seekers and stay-at-home explorers, with a fresh new look, new photographs, updated information, and a new eyewitness feature - fascinating first-hand accounts from experts in the field.
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              ISBN 9780241381489
              Released NZ 30 Nov 2021
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series DK Eyewitness
              Availability
              272 Available for pre-order, ships once released
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              Titanic

              Titanic (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $24.00
              • $18.00
              • Save $6.00
              • Pre Release Local

              Travel back to the year 1912 and experience the tragic tale of the world's most famous and luxurious liner. This fact-packed children's book tells the story of Titanic's fateful maiden voyage from Southampton, UK, to New York City. Learn what life was like for people on board bef...ore the supposedly unsinkable ship hit an iceberg and ended up beneath the dark waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Read the survival stories from the epic rescue mission. Find out what happened to the captain, crew, and passengers. See the ship's treasures that lay undiscovered for years. This museum in a book uses striking full-colour photographs and illustrations to expertly show the people, objects, and events on board the Titanic. Infographics, statistics, and timelines explain the disaster as it happened. Part of DK's best-selling Eyewitness series, which is now getting an exciting makeover, this popular title has been reinvigorated for the next generation of information-seekers and stay-at-home explorers, with a fresh new look, new photographs, updated information, and a new eyewitness feature - fascinating first-hand accounts from experts in the field.
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              ISBN 9780241383940
              Released NZ 30 Nov 2021
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series DK Eyewitness
              Availability
              165 Available for pre-order, ships once released
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              Ancient Egypt

              Ancient Egypt (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $24.00
              • $18.00
              • Save $6.00
              • Pre Release Local

              Travel back in time with this picture-led guide and explore the magnificent monuments and fabulous tombs of ancient Egypt. This book takes you through the history of one of the world's most extraordinary civilizations. You will venture inside pyramids and gaze upon the faces of m...ummies, come face-to-face with pharaohs such as Rameses the Great and Tutankhamun and sail down the Nile to the fabulous cities of Memphis and Thebes. Eyewitness Ancient Egypt brings the rich and powerful Eyptian kingdoms back to life in all their glory. This museum in a book uses striking full-colour photographs and illustrations of awe-inspiring tombs, crumbling papyruses, cryptic hieroglyphics, glittering jewellery and much more along with amazing facts, infographics, statistics, and timelines to reveal this civilization's secrets as never before. Part of DK's best-selling Eyewitness series, which is now getting an exciting makeover, this popular title has been reinvigorated for the next generation of information-seekers and stay-at-home explorers, with a fresh new look, new photographs, updated information, and a new eyewitness feature - fascinating first-hand accounts from experts in the field.
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              ISBN 9780241383988
              Released NZ 30 Nov 2021
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series DK Eyewitness
              Availability
              230 Available for pre-order, ships once released
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              Forensic Science: Discover the Fascinating Methods Scientists Use to Solve Crimes
               

              Forensic Science: Discover the Fascinating Methods Scientists Use to Solve Crimes (Paperback)

              By Cooper, Chris

              • RRP: $19.40
              • $19.40
              • Internationally sourced

              What is forensic science and how is it used to solve a crime? How do you know if a red stain is blood or ketchup, or whose blood it is? Can computers really recognize your face in a crowd? How do scientists decide how old bones are, and trace who they once belonged to? Explore th...e fascinating, and sometimes gory, world of forensics, where science helps crack the case. Learn why it is important to secure a crime scene, why fingerprints are critical clues, and how DNA sampling works. Find out how maggots can reveal how long someone has been dead, or how a single fabric fibre can lead to the murderer. From the scene of the crime to testing in the laboratory, you will get to know how all the clues are put together to tell a story and reveal the guilty person. Discover how methods have changed since the days of Sherlock Holmes, the latest technology in use today, and techniques of the future. Flip to the reference section to learn about pioneers in the field, see a timeline of forensic firsts, and locate museums and special websites to visit for further inspiration and exploration. The glossary gives you all the vocab you need to sound like a real CSI expert.
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              ISBN 9780241423639
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Series DK Eyewitness
              Availability
              Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-14 working days
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              Ocean
                

              Ocean (Hardback, Revised edition)

              By DK

              • RRP: $36.99
              • $28.86
              • Save $8.13
              • Pub Date
                21 Dec 21

              Discover the watery world that covers two-thirds of the globe and find out why oceans are so important to life on Earth. Meet jet-propelled octopuses and hermit crabs, look closely at seaweed, find out how waves form, and discover the submarines and submersibles that have explore...d shipwrecks and the deepest trenches. Learn about prehistoric oceans and find out how people are trying to protect the oceans of the future. Eyewitness Ocean uses striking full-color photographs, including sequences of animal behavior, and diagrams of how oceans work, and maps along with amazing facts, infographics, statistics, and timelines to reveal the many aspects of this marine biome. Part of the best-selling DK Eyewitness series, which is now getting an exciting makeover, this popular title has been reinvigorated for the next generation of information-seekers and stay-at-home explorers, with a fresh new look, new photographs, updated information, and a new eyewitness feature--fascinating first-hand accounts from experts in the field.
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              ISBN 9780744042016
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series DK Eyewitness
              Availability
              Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 21 Dec 2021
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              Climate Change
               

              Climate Change (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Revised edition)

              By DK; Woodward, John

              • RRP: $21.50
              • $16.97
              • Save $4.53
              • No availability locally

              Get the facts about how our planet's climate is changing and what the consequences will be. This essential guide explores Earth's climate, past and present, giving you the facts and figures behind one of today's most urgent issues, and investigates what we can all do to make a di...fference. Eyewitness Climate Change explains why human activities are making the planet heat up--and how we know for sure that this is the case. The book explores the effects of the changing climate, from more frequent hurricanes and wildfires to melting ice caps and rising sea levels. It shows how scientists predict how the climate will change in the future and what actions we can all take to combat climate change. Stunning photographs offer a unique eyewitness view of the dramatic changes that are affecting the weather, the environment, and the way we lead our lives. With a groundbreaking visual approach and clear, child-friendly text, Eyewitness books have been trusted favorites of parents, teachers, and school-age children since 1985. Now the series is having an exciting makeover, with a fresh new look, new photographs, updated information, and a new eyewitness feature--fascinating first-hand accounts from experts in the field. Perfectly conceived for younger readers and packed with pictures, stories, at-a-glance infographics, and so much more, let Eyewitness be your expert guide to a world that is always changing.
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              ISBN 9780744039061
              Publisher DK
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series DK Eyewitness
              Availability
              Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
              View details for this title
              Ancient Egypt
                

              Ancient Egypt (Hardback, Revised edition)

              By DK

              • RRP: $36.99
              • $28.86
              • Save $8.13
              • Pub Date
                21 Dec 21

              Travel back in time with this picture-led guide and explore the magnificent monuments and fabulous tombs of Ancient Egypt. This book takes you through the history of one of the world's most extraordinary civilizations. You will venture inside pyramids and gaze upon the faces of m...ummies, come face-to-face with pharaohs such as Rameses the Great and Tutankhamun and sail down the Nile to the fabulous cities of Memphis and Thebes. DK Eyewitness Ancient Egypt brings the rich and powerful Eyptian kingdoms back to life in all their glory. This museum in a book uses striking full-colour photographs and illustrations of awe-inspiring tombs, crumbling papyruses, cryptic hieroglyphics, glittering jewellery and much more along with amazing facts, infographics, statistics, and timelines to reveal this civilization's secrets as never before. Part of the best-selling DK Eyewitness, which is now getting an exciting makeover, this popular title has been reinvigorated for the next generation of information-seekers and stay-at-home explorers, with a fresh new look, new photographs, updated information, and a new eyewitness feature - fascinating first-hand accounts from experts in the field.
              Read more

              ISBN 9780744028935
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series DK Eyewitness
              Availability
              Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 21 Dec 2021
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