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Woo's Wonderful World of Maths

Woo’s Wonderful World of Maths

Eddie Woo

Eddie Woo is on a mission: to show us that maths is the language of the universe.

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 Read reviewThe Wondrous Workings of Planet Earth

The Wondrous Workings of Planet Earth

Rachel Ignotofsky

Beautifully combining art and science, The Wondrous Workings of Planet Earth is an illustrated tour of the planet that reveals ecosystems large and small, from reefs, deserts, and rainforests to ponds, backyard gardens, and even a...

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Through the Window: Views of Marc Chagall's Life and Art

Through the Window: Views of Marc Chagall’s Life and Art

Barb Rosenstock, Mary GrandPre

Through the window, the student sees...His future -- butcher, baker, blacksmith, but turns away. A classmate sketching a face from a book. His mind blossoms. The power of pictures. He draws and erases,...

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Planetarium

Planetarium

Chris Wormell

Welcome to the museum that is always open to explore... Step inside the pages of this beautiful book to discover galleries of galactic matter, expertly curated to bring you the experience of a fascinating exhibition from the...

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An Anthology of Intriguing Animals

An Anthology of Intriguing Animals

Ben Hoare

A beautiful gift, this is a children's animal encyclopedia with a twist. Alongside interesting facts are the stories and myths behind children's favourite animals as well as incredible pictures and stunning illustrations. ...

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How Airports Work

How Airports Work

Lonely Planet Kids, Clive Gifford, James Gulliver Hancock, Tom Cornell

Where does luggage go after check in? What happens in the control tower? How do planes actually fly? This interactive, lift-the-flap book takes you behind-the-scenes to uncover the hidden secrets of the airport - from a peek...

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Australia: Illustrated (2nd edition)

Australia: Illustrated (2nd edition)

Tania McCartney

Australia. Big. Beautiful. Diverse. Vibrantly illustrated, this glorious tribute to this wide brown land not only celebrates the more `typical' Australian flora, fauna and landmarks, but also showcases the everyday quirks and...

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Saving Species

Saving Species

Jess French

Tigers, orangutans, pangolins, polar bears, fin whales, bees ... there are so many incredible animals that need saving!

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Jane Goodall

Jane Goodall

Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Beatrice Cerocchi

Part of the bestselling Little People, Big Dreams series, Jane Goodall tells the inspiring true story of the world's foremost expert on chimpanzees.     

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The Short & Curly Guide to Life

The Short & Curly Guide to Life

Dr Matt Beard

Why are things the way they are? Why do we do things a certain way? Wouldn't it be better if we did things differently? The Short & Curly Guide to Life poses the thorniest questions and the toughest topics to think about - all...

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Famous Family Trees

Famous Family Trees

Vivien Mildenberger, Ms. Kari Hauge

A compendium of family trees featuring some of history's most loved - and loathed - famous faces from history for the whole family to explore.

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The Daredevil's Guide to Dangerous Places

The Daredevil’s Guide to Dangerous Places

Lonely Planet, Anna Brett, Mike Jacobsen

Hazard hunters Eddie and Junko are exploring some of the most extreme environments on Earth! But don't worry, they have their dangermobile packed with gadgets to tackle everything they come across. Join them and discover the fires...

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Oh Boy: A storybook of epic NZ men

Oh Boy: A storybook of epic NZ men

Stuart Lipshaw

There are many kinds of hero! OH BOY is a striking collection of true stories about amazing New Zealand men who busted stereotypes and broke through obstacles to follow their passion. Heroes can wear rugby boots or...

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Guinness World Records 2019

Guinness World Records 2019

Guinness World Records

The world's most popular record book is back with thousands of new categories and newly broken records, covering everything from outer space to sporting greats via Instagram, fidget spinners and all manner of human marvels. <br...

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Simone de Beauvoir

Simone de Beauvoir

Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Christine Roussey

New in the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the incredible life of Simone de Beauvoir, the great French philosopher, in this true story of her life.

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Book of Bears: At Home with Bears Around the World

Book of Bears: At Home with Bears Around the World

Viggers Katie

Discover the brilliant world of bears in this wonderful new book. Learn all about the eight different bears of the world, their likes, their homes and more. Who is the best climber and who is the fastest at catching fish? ...

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Sportopedia

Sportopedia

Mr. Mark Long, Adam Skinner

Sportopedia is your ultimate guide to the diverse world of sport. From the best known to the most obscure, this guide showcases team sports, target sports, as well as track and field, aquatic sports and much more.

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The Book of Trees

The Book of Trees

Piotr Socha, Wojciech Grajkowski

Why are trees so important? How many types are there? How do they benefit the environment and wildlife?This book, by the award-winning author Piotr Socha, answers these questions and more, tracking the history of...

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Dictionary of Dinosaurs

Dictionary of Dinosaurs

Dieter Braun, Dr. Matthew G. Baron

Find out about every dinosaur that's ever been discovered in this Dictionary of Dinosaurs!

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L. M. Montgomery

L. M. Montgomery

Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Anuska Allepuz

New in the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the incredible life of Lucy Maud Montgomery, the famous writer, in this true story of her life.

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Amazing Australian Women: Twelve Women Who Shaped History

Amazing Australian Women: Twelve Women Who Shaped History

Pamela Freeman, Sophie Beer

A bright and colourful look at twelve incredible Australian women who helped shape our country, from politics and the arts to Indigenous culture, science and more.

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Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker

Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Agathe Sorlet

New in the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the incredible life of Josephine Baker, the world-famous entertainer, activist and French Resistance agent in this true story of her life.

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The Magical Unicorn Society: Official Handbook

The Magical Unicorn Society: Official Handbook

Selwyn E. Phipps

After centuries of mystery, the mythical Magical Unicorn Society has published its official handbook.

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Beetle Boy: The Beetle Collector's Handbook

Beetle Boy: The Beetle Collector’s Handbook

M.G. Leonard

Beetle mania is spreading, thanks to M.G. Leonard's Beetle Boy trilogy. In the books, Darkus learns all about beetles from a guide his father had as a child. Now this gorgeously illustrated guide is available for readers...

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Guinness World Records 2019: Gamer's Edition

Guinness World Records 2019: Gamer’s Edition

Guinness World Records

The Guinness World Records Gamer's Edition 2019 is the global authority on all things videogames. The 12th edition of the world's best-selling videogames annual is bursting with amazing records, remarkable feats and marvellous...

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I Am the Seed That Grew the Tree

I Am the Seed That Grew the Tree

Frann Preston-Gannon

I Am the Seed That Grew the Tree: A Nature Poem For Every Day Of The Year, named after the first line of Judith Nicholls' poem 'Windsong', is a lavishly illustrated collection of 366 nature poems - one for every day of the year,...

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A Stage Full of Shakespeare Stories

A Stage Full of Shakespeare Stories

Angela McAllister, Alice Lindstrom

Step on to a stage full of stories with this beautiful anthology of 12 stories from Shakespeare, rewritten to be accessible to children aged 7+.

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A Quick & Easy Guide to They/Them Pronouns

A Quick & Easy Guide to They/Them Pronouns

Archie Bongiovanni, Tristan Jimerson

A quick, easy and important educational comic guide to using gender-neutral pronouns. 

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Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa

Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Natascha Rosenberg

Part of the bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, Mother Teresa tells the inspiring story of this nun and missionary's incredible life.

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Heads and Tails: Insects

Heads and Tails: Insects

John Canty

You can only see my tail, what insect am I? Heads and Tails: Insects is a playful follow up book to the highly successful Heads and Tails. At first we can only see their tails.

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Shine from Within: A Teen Girl's Guide to Life

Shine from Within: A Teen Girl’s Guide to Life

Amanda Rootsey

Shine from Within is exactly what teenage girls are looking for to help them navigate their teens with a positive, fresh take on self-image and overall wellbeing. Fun and relatable, this book is packed full of practical advice,...

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Never Too Young!: 50 Unstoppable Kids Who Made a Difference

Never Too Young!: 50 Unstoppable Kids Who Made a Difference

A. Weintraub, Laura Horton

Anyone - no matter how young - can make a difference! Meet 50 incredible kids who had a positive impact in their communities... and the world.

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Curiositree: Human World

Curiositree: Human World

AJ Wood, Mike Jolley, Andres Lozano

A new series of visually compelling information charts. In the second title, Human World, discover the myriad reasons why humans have become the most successful species on the planet. Travel from our earliest beginnings to the...

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The Skies Above My Eyes

The Skies Above My Eyes

Charlotte Gullain, Yuval Zommer

Have you ever looked up and wondered what's going on high up in the skies above your eyes? Take a journey up into the air, through the atmosphere, way out into space, and back down to Earth in this richly illustrated concertina...

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A History of Pictures for Children

A History of Pictures for Children

David Hockney, Martin Gayford

David Hockney and Martin Gayford take children on a journey through art history, from early art drawn on cave walls to the images we make today on our computers and phone cameras.

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Myth Atlas

Myth Atlas

Thiago de Moraes

Step into the realms of the gods, in this spectacular exploration of the myths and legends of the world. With its brilliantly imagined maps of twelve mythological worlds, plus a wealth of stories, facts, detail and humour, Myth...

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What Can a Citizen Do

What Can a Citizen Do

Dave Eggers, Shawn Harris

Her Right Foot meets The Quiet Book in this incredibly meaningful, commercial title from bestselling duo Dave Eggers and Shawn Harris.

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High Five to the Boys: A Celebration of Ace Australian Men

High Five to the Boys: A Celebration of Ace Australian Men

Australia has some seriously ace men who have broken new ground, stood up for what they believed in, achieved incredible things and defied stereotypes. You'll find some of those men inside the pages of this book - from...

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Zeroes and Ones: The geeks, heroes and hackers who changed history

Zeroes and Ones: The geeks, heroes and hackers who changed history

Cristy Burne

How did Australians help invent wifi? What does it take to invent social media? How can we get a laptop to every kid on the planet?

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The World of the Whale

The World of the Whale

Smriti Prasadam-Halls, Jonathan Woodward

Discover the facts about whales in this beautiful non-fiction picture book.

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Ocean Emporium

Ocean Emporium

Susie Brooks, Dawn Cooper

Get ready to journey to the fantastic world of the Ocean Emporium. A secret, watery world covers the greater part of our planet and some of Earth's most incredible animals live here. In this book, you can travel under the waves to...

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House of Dreams: The Life of L. M. Montgomery

House of Dreams: The Life of L. M. Montgomery

Liz Rosenberg, Julie Morstad

This affecting biography of the author of Anne of Green Gables is the first for young readers to include revelations about her last days and to encompass the complexity of a brilliant and sometimes troubled life. Illustrations.

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Puffin the Architect

Puffin the Architect

Kimberly Andrews

Puffin is an architect who always exceeds her clients' expectations. That is, until she takes on the toughest clients ever - her own pufflings! Puffin takes her tricky new clients on an inspirational tour of her...

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Bosom Buddies: A Celebration of Female Friendships throughout History

Bosom Buddies: A Celebration of Female Friendships throughout History

Violet Zhang, Sally Nixon

A tribute to badass bonds, Bosom Buddies celebrates the joys and importance of female friendships throughout history.

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Nganga: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Words and Phrases

Nganga: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Words and Phrases

Aunty Fay Muir, Sue Lawson (Author)

Aunty, Uncle, sorry business, deadly, women's business, marngrook, dreamtime, Elders, songlines. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander words have become part of our everyday vocabulary but we may not know their true meaning of the...

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Atlas of Football

Atlas of Football

Clive Gifford, Tracy Worrall

Grab your football boots and get ready for the 2018 World Cup in this incredible journey around the globe! Football is enjoyed in every nation of the world by millions and millions of different people. This unbelievable...

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Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman

Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Pili Aguado

Part of the bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, Harriet Tubman tells the inspiring story of this courageous abolitionist's life.

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The Wellness Doctrines for High School Students

The Wellness Doctrines for High School Students

Jerome Doraisamy

Before long, mental illnesses will be the most prominent, if not the most common, ailments suffered by Australians. One in four young people suffer some form of mental illness during their school years. In an average classroom of...

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Before I Had the Words: On Being a Transgender Young Adult

Before I Had the Words: On Being a Transgender Young Adult

Skylar Kergil

A transgender advocate's candid memoir about reinvention and growth.

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