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            The Body: A Guide for Occupants - THE SUNDAY TIMES NO.1 BESTSELLER

            The Body: A Guide for Occupants - THE SUNDAY TIMES NO.1 BESTSELLER (Paperback)

            By Bryson, Bill

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            THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER _______ 'A directory of wonders.' - The Guardian 'Jaw-dropping.' - The Times 'Classic, wry, gleeful Bryson...an entertaining and absolutely fact-rammed book.' - The Sunday Times 'It is a feat of narrative skill to bake so many facts into an ...entertaining and nutritious book.' - The Daily Telegraph _______ 'We spend our whole lives in one body and yet most of us have practically no idea how it works and what goes on inside it. The idea of the book is simply to try to understand the extraordinary contraption that is us.' Bill Bryson sets off to explore the human body, how it functions and its remarkable ability to heal itself. Full of extraordinary facts and astonishing stories The Body: A Guide for Occupants is a brilliant, often very funny attempt to understand the miracle of our physical and neurological make up. A wonderful successor to A Short History of Nearly Everything, this new book is an instant classic. It will have you marvelling at the form you occupy, and celebrating the genius of your existence, time and time again. 'What I learned is that we are infinitely more complex and wondrous, and often more mysterious, than I had ever suspected. There really is no story more amazing than the story of us.' Bill Bryson
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            ISBN 9780552779906
            Released NZ 21 Jul 2020
            Publisher Transworld Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            A Life on Our Planet: My Witness Statement and a Vision for the Future

            A Life on Our Planet: My Witness Statement and a Vision for the Future (Hardback)

            By Attenborough, David

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            It is the story of how we came to make this, our greatest mistake - and how, if we act now, we can yet put it right.We have one final chance to create the perfect home for ourselves and restore the wonderful world we inherited.' All we need is the will do so.

            ISBN 9781529108279
            Released NZ 8 Oct 2020
            Publisher Ebury Publishing
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Science of Goo!: From Saliva and Slime to Frogspawn and Fungus
             

            The Science of Goo!: From Saliva and Slime to Frogspawn and Fungus (Hardback)

            By DK

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            Get to grips with the glorious world of goop and gunk, from vomit, pus, and snot, to super glue, snail slime, and sticky plants, in this compendium of gunk. If you've ever wondered how much snot you make, how strong a spider's web can be, or why hippos go pink, this is the book f...or you. Blending laugh-out-loud fun with strange but true science, this book explores all manner of gunge, sludge, ooze, and goo! The next book in DK's best selling It Can't Be True! series, It Can't Be True! Goo! is here to give you a new appreciation of the weird and wonderful world of gooey matter, in all its many kinds and wherever it shows up. Fun CGI illustrations and stunning photography will bring goo to life alongside fun trivia and scientific explanations to make you an expert in all things sludgy. Did you know that super glue was first used to treat wounds in WW1? Or that sea cucumbers can vomit their sticky stomach and intestines when threatened, yet still survive? Let It Can't Be True! Goo! be your one-stop shop for everything gooey.
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            ISBN 9780241432303
            Released NZ 1 Sep 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            Mammoth Science: The Big Ideas That Explain Our World

            Mammoth Science: The Big Ideas That Explain Our World (Hardback)

            Illustrated by Macaulay, David; By DK

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            David Macaulay's troupe of curious mammoths lead you through the basics of physics, biology, and chemistry in this unconventional and highly original guide to science. From the interior of an atom to the solar system and beyond, the mammoths seek to understand the science! These ...intrepid science demonstrators will go to incredible lengths to educate and entertain. They wrestle with magnets to understand their powerful force, make mammoth models of different materials explore what gives them mass, and step into a X-ray machine to reveal the bones beneath their woolly exterior. Observing and recording the mammoth's behaviour is bestselling illustrator David Macaulay, whose How Machines Work won the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize in 2016. Renowned for his ability to explain complex ideas with simple genius, Macaulay captures the oddball humour of his subject matter, making Macaulay's Mammoth Science the perfect introduction to scientific principles for the young and the young-at-heart.
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            ISBN 9780241381045
            Released NZ 4 Aug 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            12 Huia Birds / 12 Manu Huia
             

            12 Huia Birds / 12 Manu Huia (Hardback, 2nd Multilingual edition)

            By Stokoe, Julian; Illustrated by Eyles, Stacy; Translated by McIver, Lois

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            * New bilingual edition, English and Te Reo Maori * Paperback printing at cheaper price point * Original was one of Listener's 50 Best Books for Kids 2016

            ISBN 9780947506780
            Published NZ 13 Jul 2020
            Publisher Oratia Media
            Interest Age 2-6 years
            Language (Maori)
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            Birds of Aotearoa New Zealand: Collective Nouns
             

            Birds of Aotearoa New Zealand: Collective Nouns (Hardback)

            By Boardman, Melissa

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            A gorgeous illustrated picture book of collective noun names for our native New Zealand bird species

            ISBN 9781775541653
            Published NZ 5 Nov 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Yates Top 50 Edible Plants for Pots and How Not to Kill Them!
             

            Yates Top 50 Edible Plants for Pots and How Not to Kill Them! (Paperback)

            By Thomas, Angie; Yates

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            • Pub Date
              2 Dec 20

            How to grow your own food in the smallest spaces - in pots on balconies, terraces and windowsills Increasingly people are keen to grow some of their own food, giving them fresh, delicious and healthy ingredients right on their doorstep. Home-grown food also means reduced food mil...es and packaging, and reminds us where food comes from and how cultivation occurs. With backyards shrinking and more people living in apartments, we need to find a range of fruit, veggies and herbs that will grow and thrive in small spaces. Whether you love lush leafy greens, tangy citrus, crunchy carrots or vine ripened tomatoes, there are lots of edible plants that can be grown in pots, hanging baskets and vertical gardens on sunny balconies, verandas and patios, opening up the wonderful world of home-grown to everyone. This book provides the best information on which edible plants to grow in pots and how to care for them, no matter what your skill level. With loads of glorious photographs for inspiration, it puts 'patio to plate' within reach of everyone no matter what their gardening space.
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            ISBN 9781460759318
            Published NZ 2 Dec 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Field Guide to New Zealand Native Trees: Revised edition
             

            Field Guide to New Zealand Native Trees: Revised edition (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Revised edition)

            By Lucas, John Dawson & Rob; Revised by Sneddon, Barry

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            This comprehensive, fully revised field guide to New Zealand's native trees is compact enough to fit in a day-pack. Illustrated with more than 1500 superb photographs, it contains detailed information on all native trees found on the main islands of New Zealand, including Stewart... Island and the Chathams.
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            ISBN 9781988550145
            Published NZ 9 Nov 2020
            Publisher Potton & Burton
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            The Handbook of New Zealand Mammals
              

            The Handbook of New Zealand Mammals (Hardback, 3rd Revised edition)

            Edited by King, Carolyn M.; Forsyth, David M.

            • RRP: $160.00
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            • Pub Date
              28 Jan 21

            A definitive reference on all the land-breeding mammals recorded in the New Zealand region (including the New Zealand sector of Antarctica). It lists 65 species, including native and exotic, wild and feral, living and extinct, residents, vagrants and failed introductions. It comp...rehensively describes their history, biology and ecology.
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            ISBN 9781988592589
            Published NZ 28 Jan 2021
            Publisher Otago University Press
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Kindred: Neanderthal Life, Love, Death and Art
             

            Kindred: Neanderthal Life, Love, Death and Art (Hardback)

            By Wragg Sykes, Rebecca

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            • Pub Date
              1 Dec 20

            This book shoves aside the cliche of the shivering ragged figure in an ice wasteland to tell the complex and fascinating true story of the Neanderthal.

            ISBN 9781472937490
            Released NZ 1 Dec 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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