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SCIENCE

Under the Ocean introduces young children to the creatures that live in the seas around New Zealand. The book describes different habitats: underwater reefs, the sea floor, the open ocean and the deep ocean. Animals featured in the fact pages include octopus and squid, sharks and rays, whales, dolphins, penguins and many othe... read more

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All the big ideas in science, simply explained Part of the popular Big Ideas series, The Science Book explores the history of science, how scientists have sought to explain our incredible universe and how amazing scientific discoveries have been made. Discover how Galileo worked out his scientific theories of motion and inert... read more

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Colourful encyclopedia for kids with exciting 3D digital illustrations that bring key topics to life! The perfect first reference book that answers trivia questions for kids with exciting and colourful 3D digital illustrations. Did you know? Encyclopedia brings key subjects such as science, geography and history to life, thro... read more

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This title offers an explosive look at chemistry with Robert Winston - now in paperback. How do you make a dog? Why are helium balloons lighter than air? What are the secrets of the Philosopher's Stone? It's Elementary! takes an amazing look at the stuff that stuff is made of. Discover the elements that make up everythin... read more

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Author: Laura Buller
Category:

 Minibeasts

Series:DK Reads: Beginner

New series from DK designed to help kids learn how to read and learn to love reading. Bugs Hide and Seek is a 'Starting To Read' reader, perfect for children who are beginning to read for meaning, decoding and recognising words, and enjoying reading. Be surprised! Some bugs have the perfect shape and colour to stay hidden sin... read more

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Author: Dorling Kindersley
Category:

 SCIENCE

Series:Augmented Reality

The Solar System takes the reader on a journey from the Moon, to Mars, to the outer planets and finally beyond, using stunning Augmented Reality images based on the American Natural History Museum's Beyond Planet Earth Exhibition. Readers will learn about the history of Moon exploration, the possibilities of asteroid mining, ... read more

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Category:

 SCIENCE

Series:My Tourist Guide to...

Take a trip to the very centre of the Earth with DK's "My Tourist Guide My Tourist Guide to the Centre of the Earth" takes you on a learning journey of a lifetime. Go on a trip from the top of the atmosphere to the centre of the Earth's white-hot core, and see the geological wonders of the world on the way. Packed full of sci... read more

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Author: Kingfisher
Category:

 Inventions

Series:Hands-on Science

There are four books in the series: Electricity and Magnets, Sound and Light, Forces and Motion and Matter and Materials. Each title contains 20 tried and tested experiments. The experiments are all safe to do, use household materials, are manageable but absorbing, and offer rewarding results. Readers are told how long each e... read more

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Author: James Maclaine
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 Large Animals

Series:Usborne Beginners

This is a lively introduction to the fascinating lives of tigers, complete with beautiful photographs, illustrated step-by-step diagrams and weird and wonderful facts. It comes with easy-to-read text specially written with the help of a reading expert, aimed at children who are beginning to read on their own. It is part of th... read more

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Fun, informative, young photographic non-fiction about animals with funny bums! A celebration of weird and wonderful bums! From the bombardier beetle's exploding backside to the sticky bottom of the sea cucumber, this collection presents a variety of fascinating rear ends in a funny, straightforward way, and introduces childr... read more

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Author: Dorling Kindersley
Category:

 Large Animals

Series:Life-Size

This is the big book of animals with the big wow factor. Watch your child compare, measure and marvel at the amazing sizes and shapes of Life-Size Baby Animals. From the cute, cup cake-sized Emperor penguin chick to the clumsy metre-tall elephant calf, this large book allows amazing life-size features to be compared. Pull-o... read more

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One day, a baby seahorse is born, turning and tumbling as he floats through ocean currents alongside his three hundred brothers and sisters. Like a tiny, mythical dragon, the seahorse is a fascinating creature: he changes color to fit in with the surroundings of his spectacular coral reef and sea grass surroundings; his lizar... read more

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Author: Ned Barraud & Gillian Candler
Category:

 Sea Life

Awards:Finalist Non-Fiction New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards 2013

At the Beach is a delightful introduction to the natural history of the New Zealand seashore.
The stage is set with beautiful, factually correct illustrations (including detailed cross-sections) of three familiar habitats — the sandy beach, rockpools and mudflats. Many of the plants and animals that play a part i... read more

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What are the 100 Most Dangerous Things on the Planet? THis book is about what to do if it happens to you. Learn how to face and survive the most disastrous things that could possibly happen! From terrifying natural disasters to dangerous weather, or getting lost in the wild to fighting off ferocious animal attacks, this is yo... read more

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Come face to face with some of the world's most evil, scaly, winged and wise dragons with amazing Life-Size artworks. Life-Size Dragons is an exciting and unique exploration of the mysterious world of dragons. Ten life-size pull-out flaps show dragons of every different shape, colour and personality, from crimson treasure hoa... read more

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Author: Hannah Wilson
Category:

 Large Animals

Series:Life-Size

Look into the eyes of a King Cobra and the tooth-filled mouth of a crocodile with the new book in the hugely popular Life-Size series! With amazing giant flaps to fold out to true life proportions, you can now experience the amazing world of reptiles without leaving your home or risking your life. Covering all kinds of snakes... read more

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Come face to face with some of the world's deadliest, scariest and most awesome creatures living in water with amazing Life-Size artworks including the Great White Shark and Giant Squid. Life-Size Sharks and other Underwater Creatures is an exciting and unique exploration of life in the oceans and freshwater. Ten pull-out fla... read more

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Author: Carla Litchfield
Category:

 SCIENCE

Series:Rare Earth

Hands up if you want to save orangutans! Orangutans are great apes and are closely related to humans, having in common 97% of DNA. Extinction in the wild is likely in the next 10 years for some species of the Orangutan.

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This is a visually stunning and informative picture book about the world's endangered animals. Tigers are big, beautiful and fierce. But, like many other animals, they are in danger of becoming extinct. With breathtaking illustrations this large-format picture book tells us about the threats to the many endangered species ... read more

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When you look up at the stars in the night sky it can be easy to think of them as lights glowing on a large dark ceiling. Can you identify the brightest stars and planets? Do you know which constellations are visible right now, and what their stories are? New Zealand's Night Sky by the Stardome Observatory and Planetarium g... read more

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