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SCIENCE

Author:Dorling Kindersley
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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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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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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SCIENCE > Birds

Sirocco the kakapo is a superstar he has 10,000+ followers on Facebook and almost 4000 followers on Twitter. And you may have seen the incredible footage on Youtube of him trying to mate with a BBC presenter's head. Not only is he one of the last 131 of his species left on the planet, he has a very special role to play promot... read more

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This is a brand new series from the home of humour for children! "Inventions" is all about weird, wild and frankly bonkers inventions. Some that never made out of the inventor's brain, some that never made it off the drawing board and some that really shouldn't have made it but did.

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Just what is the difference between a meteor and a meteorite, a germ and a virus, or rugby league and rugby union? This mad miscellany is for anyone who has found themselves pondering the exact qualities that make a stoat a stoat, and not a weasel, or what makes a bear grizzly. This title is written by Tracey Turner, author o... read more

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Ever wondered why you never see dinosaurs in the zoo? Or how big a dino poo is? And when dinosaurs made noise, what did it sound like? This book answers a wide range of questions that children ask about dinosaurs, and provides supporting, fun-filled facts. Appealing artworks help explain the answers, allowing children to buil... read more

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SCIENCE > Human Body

Ever wondered what your body does when you are asleep? Or why people snore? And what happens to food once it has been eaten? This book answers a wide range of questions that children ask about the body, and provides supporting, fun-filled facts. Appealing artworks help explain the answers, allowing children to build up their ... read more

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SCIENCE > Inventions

Author:Kingfisher
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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SCIENCE > Large Animals

Author:James Maclaine
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
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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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
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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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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Meet Volcanica, the feisty reporter at Magmatic Press who presents hot facts about volcano science in New Zealand. Discover the four main types of volcano found in this country: stratovolcanoes, shield, caldera and volcanic fields and explore the characteristics of each as demonstrated in data panels and aerial photographs o... read more

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SCIENCE > Sea Life

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
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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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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SCIENCE > Space

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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