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Our Planet: The One Place We All Call Home

Our Planet: The One Place We All Call Home

Sir David Attenborough, Matt Whyman, Richard Jones

The official children's book to the Netflix original documentary series, Our Planet, with a foreword by Sir David Attenborough.

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Big Ideas For Young Thinkers

Big Ideas For Young Thinkers

Jamia Wilson, Andrea Pippins

An inclusive philosophy book for the next generation of young thinkers.

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What Can I Do When I Grow Up?

What Can I Do When I Grow Up?

The School of Life

A unique, illustrated guide to the world of work, bringing clarity to children's essential questions on potential future careers.

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What's the Point of Maths?

What’s the Point of Maths?

DK

Incredible historical and contemporary stories explore the often surprising origins of the maths we use today, from number sequences to trigonometry. Crazy facts, magic tricks, and mathematical brainteasers will amuse and...

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Finding Our Heart

Finding Our Heart

Thomas Mayor, Blak Douglas

A young reader's edition that follows Thomas Mayor's bestselling book Finding the Heart of the Nation.

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Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright! - An Animal Poem for Every Day of the Year

Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright! - An Animal Poem for Every Day of the Year

Britta Teckentrup, Fiona Waters

This lavishly illustrated collection of 366 animal poems - one for every day of the year - ranges from unforgettable classics to contemporary works from around the world, including poetry in translation.

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Inventors

Inventors

Robert Winston, Jessamy Hawke

Step into Leonardo da Vinci's workshop, relax on board Hideo Shima's speedy bullet train, and join movie star Hedy Lamarr to bounce ideas around in between takes.

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How to Make a Better World

How to Make a Better World

Keilly Swift, Jamie Margolin

A fun and inspiring practical guide on how young people can make a real difference

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The Complete Guide to Space Exploration

The Complete Guide to Space Exploration

Lonely Planet Kids, Ben Hubbard

To infinity and beyond! This out-of-the-world adventure takes young explorers on a voyage of discovery across the universe. From the first satellites to the Moon landings, and from Mars rovers to the possible colonisation of other...

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 Read reviewLanding with Wings

Landing with Wings

Trace Balla

Miri's been on the move and now she's finding her feet, her freedom, her community and her home, treading lightly all the way.

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The Lord of the Rings

The Lord of the Rings

J. R. R. Tolkien, Alan Lee

A sumptuous new one-volume edition of Tolkien's classic masterpiece that is fully illustrated throughout in watercolour by the acclaimed and award-winning artist, Alan Lee, and housed in a special transparent slipcase.

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The Incredible Yet True Adventures of Alexander von Humboldt

The Incredible Yet True Adventures of Alexander von Humboldt

Volker Mehnert, Claudia Lieb

An immersive and beautifully illustrated narrative biography about the German explorer and early scientist Alexander von Humboldt, whose journeys throughout the world yielded countless discoveries and earned him the admiration of...

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Girls Can Fly

Girls Can Fly

Sally Morgan, Ambelin Kwaymullina

Girls Can Fly is an inspirational, young teen book from award-winning Aboriginal writer and artist Sally Morgan and her equally talented daughter Ambelin.

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Welcome to Country (Youth Edition)

Welcome to Country (Youth Edition)

Marcia Langton

An extended, education-focused edition of this bestselling book, which received the 2019 Indie Book Award for Best Illustrated Non-fiction and was shortlisted for General Non-fiction Book of the Year at the 2019 ABIA.

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Perfectly Imperfect Stories

Perfectly Imperfect Stories

Leo Potion, Ana Strumpf

Meet 29 icons, from pop stars to sporting heroes, and discover how they overcame a range of mental health issues, from anorexia to depression, to live inspiring lives. At a time when kids' mental health is under more pressure than...

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 Read reviewNorse Myths: Tales of Odin, Thor and Loki

Norse Myths: Tales of Odin, Thor and Loki

Kevin Crossley-Holland, Jeffrey Alan Love

An extraordinary and enthralling illustrated anthology of Norse Myths from a Carnegie-Medal winning author.

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The Iliad

The Iliad

Gillian Cross, Neil Packer

Gillian Cross's fine retelling of Homer's epic story captures all the heroism and savagery of war and shows why the 'Iliad' has been called the first tragedy and the greatest literary achievement of Greek civilization --Front...

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The Colossal Book of Colour

The Colossal Book of Colour

Lorna Hendry

The Colossal Book of Colours takes a broad and fascinating look at the science behind the paints and pigments that bring joy to our world.

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Dare to Be You

Dare to Be You

Matthew Syed, Toby Triumph

Discover the power of diverse thinking in this exciting new book from the bestselling, award-winning author of You Are Awesome, Matthew Syed.

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Glow in the Dark: Nature's Light Spectacular

Glow in the Dark: Nature’s Light Spectacular

Cornelia Li, Katy Flint

Discover Earth's most amazing natural phenomena in this adventure around the globe, including a glow-in-the-dark poster.

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A Quick History of Maths

A Quick History of Maths

Clive Gifford, Michael Young

A Quick History of Maths is 43,000 years of mathematical discoveries packed into one book, plus lots of jokes.

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On Your Marks, Get Set, Gold!

On Your Marks, Get Set, Gold!

Scott Allen, Antoine Corbineau

From boxing to boccia, find out just what it takes to become an Olympic and Paralympic star in this hilariously informative guide to the games. For each sport you'll discover why it's great, why it's not so great, what skills and...

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This Book Will (Help) Cool the Climate

This Book Will (Help) Cool the Climate

Isabel Thomas, Alex Paterson

50 ways to empower kids to save our planet from climate change!

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The Animal Atlas

The Animal Atlas

DK, Kenneth Lilly

Where do animals build their homes? How do they survive in very hot and cold climates? Why are so many species endangered? Discover the answers to all these questions and many more in The Animal Atlas.

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Adventure Starts at Bedtime

Adventure Starts at Bedtime

Ness Knight, Qu Lan

30 true stories of danger and intrigue, written by a real-life female adventurer.

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Prehistoric Creatures of the Order

Prehistoric Creatures of the Order

Kelsey Oseid, Jules Howard

Learn all about the taxonomic orders of prehistoric animals. What did pig-like Entelodon and prehistoric horse Eohippus have in common? Who did 'walking whale' Ambulocetus share a taxomonic order with?

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Ernest Shackleton (Little People, Big Dreams)

Ernest Shackleton (Little People, Big Dreams)

Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Olivia Holden

Part of the bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, Ernest Shackleton tells the inspiring story of this world-renowned explorer.

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Little Women

Little Women

Louisa May Alcott

Knowing that, contrary to society's expectations, girls often had to be brave, resourceful and bold, that the private lives of girls were colourful and surprising, Alcott wrote a book in which girls would recognise themselves.

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Stand Up for the Future: A Celebration of Inspirational Young Australians

Stand Up for the Future: A Celebration of Inspirational Young Australians

Various

From slam poet Solli Raphael to gender equality advocate Caitlin Figueiredo, soccer star Sam Kerr and youth worker Zack Bryers, this is a book about young people, for everyone. Through activism, innovation, giving back and leading...

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Shoestring, the Boy Who Walks on Air

Shoestring, the Boy Who Walks on Air

Julie Hunt, Dale Newman

A gripping illustrated adventure about a travelling circus troupe, a future-telling macaw and a cursed pair of gloves that Shoestring must conquer once and for all. A companion to the award-winning KidGlovz.

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 Read reviewYoung Dark Emu: A Truer History

Young Dark Emu: A Truer History

Bruce Pascoe

The highly-anticipated junior version of Bruce Pascoe's multi award-winning book.

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The Forest in the Tree

The Forest in the Tree

Ailsa Wild, Aviva Reed, Briony Barr, Gregory Crocetti

The story of a little fungus and a baby cacao tree who work together to survive drought.

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Goddesses and Heroines

Goddesses and Heroines

Xanthe Gresham-Knight, Alice Pattullo

Brings together the tales of thirteen inspirational female characters from ancient myths and legends.

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Eddie Woo's Magical Maths

Eddie Woo’s Magical Maths

Eddie Woo

This fun and absorbing maths activity book from one of Australia's most recognisable mathematicians will delight and inspire young readers.

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Can You Hear the Trees Talking?

Can You Hear the Trees Talking?

Peter Wohlleben

A walk in the park will never be the same after kids discover this awe-inspiring book.

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Rise Up

Rise Up

Amanda Li, Amy Blackwell

Here are 29 tales of amazing young girls and boys who have achieved the unimaginable - from surviving a plane crash in the jungle to inventing creative ways to rid our oceans of plastic. There are tales of triumph over illness and...

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Mythologica

Mythologica

Victoria Topping, Dr. Stephen P. Kershaw

An illustrated encyclopedia of characters from Greek mythology.

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Women In Art: 50 Fearless Creatives Who Inspired the World

Women In Art: 50 Fearless Creatives Who Inspired the World

Rachel Ignotofsky

A charmingly illustrated and inspiring book, Women in Art highlights the achievements and stories of 50 notable women in the arts--from well-known figures like painters Frida Kahlo and Georgia O'Keefe, to lesser-known names like...

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A Wild Child's Guide to Endangered Animals

A Wild Child’s Guide to Endangered Animals

Millie Marotta

This is the only planet in the universe that we know of where life exists at all. And it does in abundance!

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This is Home: Essential Australian Poems for Children

This is Home: Essential Australian Poems for Children

Jackie French, Tania McCartney

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Australian Birds

Australian Birds

Matt Chun

It took millions of years of isolation and a diverse range of habitats for Australian birds to evolve the way they did. The result is many of the world's most striking and beautiful birds, including some that are stranger than...

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Amazing Evolution: The Journey of Life

Amazing Evolution: The Journey of Life

Anna Claybourne, Wesley Robins

Amazing Evolution explores what evolution is, how it works and who discovered its secrets. It shows the journey of life, from early life forms, to colossal dinosaurs right up to us, clever humans, and even looks at where evolution...

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The Dictionary of Difficult Words

The Dictionary of Difficult Words

Jane Solomon, Louise Lockhart

Test your knowledge of the English language with the Dictionary of Difficult Words

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Kulinmaya! Keep Listening, Everybody!

Kulinmaya! Keep Listening, Everybody!

Mumu Mike Williams

A magnificent celebration of Kunmanara Williams' life and art and the land rights movement in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) lands of Central Australia.

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Planetarium Junior Edition

Planetarium Junior Edition

Raman Prinja, Chris Wormell

Welcome to Planetarium. This museum is open all hours. It houses an incredible collection of astronomical objects, from small, icy moons to huge swirling galaxies. So how big is the Universe? How did it begin and what mysteries...

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