New non-fiction for kids & teens

Stephen Biesty's Incredible Body Cross-Sections

Stephen Biesty’s Incredible Body Cross-Sections

Richard Platt, Stephen Biesty

A book that actually takes you inside - and around - the human body to see how it works, with the help of some truly unique illustrations and some very small people! --Provided by publisher.

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Space Explorers

Space Explorers

Libby Jackson, Leonard Dupond

A beautifully illustrated anthology of 25 extraordinary stories of space exploration, adventure and human achievement from Britain's leading expert in human spaceflight

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Our Extreme Earth

Our Extreme Earth

Lonely Planet Kids, Anne Rooney, Dynamo Ltd

From the otherworldly landscapes of the Atacama Desert to the thundering Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, journey to jaw-dropping habitats around the world and learn about how the people and creatures have adapted to living in such...

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Make Yourself at Home

Make Yourself at Home

Signe Torp

Exquisite collaged illustrations and two double gatefolds make this global tour of the world's most unusual houses rich and engaging.

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 Read reviewThe Bushfire Book

The Bushfire Book

Chris Nixon, Polly Marsden

An accessible and reassuring picture book that teaches children what they need to know about bushfires so they can understand what's happening and be smart and prepared, not scared.

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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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Pele (Little People, Big Dreams)

Pele (Little People, Big Dreams)

Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Camila Rosa

Part of the bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, Pele tells the inspiring story of this world-renowned footballer.

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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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I Can't Believe It!

I Can’t Believe It!

DK

Dive into a world of fascinating facts and cool comparisons about our world, from the very bottom of the ocean - which is as deep as 29 Empire State buildings - to the planets of the solar system, and everything in between!

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How Ships Work

How Ships Work

Lonely Planet Kids, James Gulliver Hancock, Clive Gifford

The latest in our How... series takes to the waves to reveal the wonders of ships, boats and ferries and answers the questions of how they do what they do, what they're used for and how they have changed over time. Featuring...

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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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 Special priceThe Mysteries of the Universe

The Mysteries of the Universe

Will Gater

From planets and asteroids to black holes and galaxies, every page will captivate young readers as they journey through the vastness of the Universe.

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How a House Is Built

How a House Is Built

GAIL GIBBONS

Describes how the surveyor, heavy machinery operators, carpenter crew, plumbers, and other workers build a house.

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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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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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Corazon Aquino (Little People, Big Dreams)

Corazon Aquino (Little People, Big Dreams)

Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Ginnie Hsu

Part of the bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, Corazon Aquino tells the inspiring story of the first female president of the Philippines.

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Aretha Franklin (Little People, Big Dreams)

Aretha Franklin (Little People, Big Dreams)

Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Amy Blackwell

Part of the best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, Aretha Franklin tells the inspiring story of 'The Queen of Soul'.

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Why do cats meow?

Why do cats meow?

Lily Snowden-Fine, Nick Crumpton

A humorous book that poses and answers twenty questions about our feline friends and what makes them so unique

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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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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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Dry to Dry: The Seasons of Kakadu

Dry to Dry: The Seasons of Kakadu

Pamela Freeman, Liz Anelli

This Nature Storybook follow-up to the award-winning Desert Lake is a stunningly illustrated and extraordinary story of the yearly weather cycle and attendant changing wildlife of Kakadu National Park, from the Dry to the Wet to...

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Pets and Their Famous Humans

Pets and Their Famous Humans

Ana Gallo, Katherine Quinn

In this charmingly illustrated collection of pet-related stories children will find out about some of history's most important scientists, artists, writers, and musicians and their beloved animals.

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There's a Zoo in My Poo

There’s a Zoo in My Poo

Felice Jacka, Rob Craw

A gut-health book for kids that gets to the guts of what you need to know about you and your poo.

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Our World: A First Book of Geography

Our World: A First Book of Geography

Sue Lowell Gallion, Lisk Feng

A read-aloud introduction to geography for young children that, when opened and folded back, creates a freestanding globe

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Animal Championships

Animal Championships

Lonely Planet Kids, Andres Lozano, Kate Baker

Did you know that the cheetah can accelerate faster than a racing car - or that a peregrine can swoop at prey at speeds of almost 260kph (160mph)? These are just some of the incredible facts you'll discover as 50 of the world's...

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Behind the Scenes at the Museum

Behind the Scenes at the Museum

DK

Take an exclusive tour of the world's most exciting museums and discover their hidden treasures. This behind-the-scenes guide showcases a huge range of incredible artefacts from history and reveals the hard work, care, and effort...

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The Big Book of Blooms

The Big Book of Blooms

Yuval Zommer, Elisa Biondi, Scott Taylor, Barbara Taylor

The newest title in the hugely successful 'Big Book' series: a fact-filled book on the world's most fascinating flowering plants.

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Puffin Little Scientist: The Solar System

Puffin Little Scientist: The Solar System

Penguin Random House Australia

Just because we're LITTLE doesn't mean we can't learn BIG facts. Have you ever wondered how long it takes Neptune to orbit the Sun?

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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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Extraordinary Parenting

Extraordinary Parenting

Eloise Rickman

In this warm, accessible book, experienced parenting coach Eloise Rickman tells you everything you really need to know about parenting and educating your child at home

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Climate Rebels

Climate Rebels

Ben Lerwill

In the outskirts of the Milky Way, floating slowly through space, there hangs a planet unlike any other. It has oceans, deserts, jungles and mountains. It has life that swims, life that soars and life that swings through the...

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Period Queen

Period Queen

Lucy Peach

A practical and humorous guide that takes the worst thing about being a woman and turns it into the best thing, by 'period preacher', cult folk singer and former sex education teacher.

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Children in Our World: Rights and Equality

Children in Our World: Rights and Equality

Marie Murray, Hanane Kai

The CHILDREN IN OUR WORLD picture book series helps children make sense of the larger issues and crises that dominate the news in a sensitive and appropriate manner.

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 Read reviewDiary of a Young Naturalist

Diary of a Young Naturalist

Dara McAnulty

An astonishing, evocative exploration of the natural world and all its wonders, by 15-year-old conservationist and rising literary star Dara McAnulty.     

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Jean-Michel Basquiat (Little People, Big Dreams)

Jean-Michel Basquiat (Little People, Big Dreams)

Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Luciano Lozano

Part of the bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, Jean-Michel Basquiat tells the inspiring story of this pioneering American artist.

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Making A Baby: An Inclusive Guide to How Every Family Begins

Making A Baby: An Inclusive Guide to How Every Family Begins

Clare Owen, Rachel Greener

In this honest, accessible illustrated guide to how babies are made, young readers can find out exactly what is needed to grow a baby, from introducing the basic building blocks of life such as sperm and eggs, to explaining the...

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Jesse Owens (Little People, Big Dreams)

Jesse Owens (Little People, Big Dreams)

Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Anna Katharina Jansen

Part of the bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, Jesse Owens tells the inspiring story of this track and field legend.

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Your Planet Needs You!

Your Planet Needs You!

Philip Bunting

Your Planet needs you! Everyday environmentalism for everyone. An entertaining and enlightening look at how to wallop waste and reduce rubbish from renowned picture book creator Philip Bunting.

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Little Lon

Little Lon

Andrew Kelly, Mark Jackson, Heather Potter

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Frida A to Z

Frida A to Z

Nadia Bailey, Susanna Harrison

This intricately illustrated and fastidiously-researched book unpacks the life of Frida Kahlo, who herself was larger-than-life. From growing up in Coyocoan, Mexico City, in her family home, where she embraced sports - including...

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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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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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Literally: Amazing Words and Where They Come From

Literally: Amazing Words and Where They Come From

Patrick Skipworth, Nicholas Stevenson

A stunning non-fiction picture book about the global diversity hidden in the English language

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Greta Thunberg (Little People, Big Dreams)

Greta Thunberg (Little People, Big Dreams)

Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Anke Weckmann

Part of the bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, Greta Thunberg tells the inspiring story of this courageous climate activist.

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Billie Jean King (Little People, Big Dreams)

Billie Jean King (Little People, Big Dreams)

Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Miranda Sofroniou

Part of the bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, Billie Jean King tells the story of this inspiring tennis player and activist.

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Super Sporty Girls

Super Sporty Girls

Kick goals, challenge yourself and play with passion. Be inspired by these formidable Australian sportswomen who are fierce athletes and also the champions of having fun.

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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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Dog Man Paw-Some Journal

Dog Man Paw-Some Journal

Dav Pilkey

Is it Dog Man or his Supa Buddy alter ego, the Bark Knight? YOU decide by flipping the pages of this PAW-some Dog Man journal!

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More Than a Kick

More Than a Kick

Jennifer Castles, Tayla Harris

AFLW player Tayla Harris was at work on the footy field when she kicked a goal. A photo of the kick - taken by Michael Willson - showcased her incredible athletic ability and was posted online.

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Aboriginal Topic Cards

Aboriginal Topic Cards

Riley Callie Resources

A beautifully visual set of 30 Topic Cards about Aboriginal Australia. These cards are designed to be used as a starting point for learning more about the beautiful history and continuing culture of Australia's Aboriginal people....

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Fabulous Fantastic Footy Fun & Fact Book

Fabulous Fantastic Footy Fun & Fact Book

AFL

In the Fabulous Fantastic Footy Fun and Fact Book, footy-mad children will learn a host of fascinating facts about the game-from its origins and traditions to the tips and tricks of their favourite players in the AFL and AFLW.

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Survivor Kids

Survivor Kids

Peter Macinnis

It seems almost second nature for many Australians to go wandering out into the bush, but how many would know what to do if they ran out water, got lost or needed to take shelter for the night?

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Alan Turing (Little People, Big Dreams)

Alan Turing (Little People, Big Dreams)

Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Ashling Lindsay

Part of the bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, Alan Turing tells the inspiring story of the father of theoretical computer science and artificial intelligence.

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Grow: Secrets of Our DNA

Grow: Secrets of Our DNA

Nicola Davies, Emily Sutton

From the award-winning team behind Tiny and Lots comes a new book exploring another fascinating area of biology: growth

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Aboriginal Symbol Cards

Aboriginal Symbol Cards

Riley Callie Resources

A beautiful set of 20 Aboriginal symbols cards. The easy way to increase cultural insight of children by teaching them some commonly recognised Aboriginal symbols.

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Bob Dylan (Little People, Big Dreams)

Bob Dylan (Little People, Big Dreams)

Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Conrad Roset

Part of the bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, Bob Dylan tells the inspiring story of one of the most influential musicians of all time.

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Who Do You Think You Are?

Who Do You Think You Are?

Alice Harman, Blok Magnaye

Who Do You Think You Are? is a fascinating, brightly illustrated introduction to psychology through 20 psychological quizzes.

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Evonne Goolagong (Little People, Big Dreams)

Evonne Goolagong (Little People, Big Dreams)

Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Lisa Koesterke

Part of the bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, Evonne Goolagong tells the inspiring story of this indigenous Australian tennis star.

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The Undefeated

The Undefeated

Kwame Alexander, Kadir Nelson

From New York Times bestselling-author Kwame Alexander comes this powerful and important ode to black history: the strength and bravery of everyday people and the grit, passion, and perseverance of some of the world's greatest...

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Slow Down: Bring Calm to a Busy World with 50 Nature Stories

Slow Down: Bring Calm to a Busy World with 50 Nature Stories

Rachel Williams, Freya Hartas

Bring calm to a busy world with 50 nature stories All around us, nature is turning, growing...and working. Every day, hour by hour, magical transformations happen right in front of you. But it's not always easy to see them...

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Beautiful Eggs

Beautiful Eggs

Alice Lindstrom

A large-format board book for Easter that celebrates traditions of egg-decorating from around the world in exquisite cut-paper illustration.

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Little People, Big Dreams: Music Stars (Box Set)

Little People, Big Dreams: Music Stars (Box Set)

Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara

Little People, BIG DREAMS: Women in Art is a boxed gift edition set of three books - Ella Fitzgerald, Dolly Parton and Josephine Baker - from the bestselling series.

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Martin Luther King, Jr. (Little People, Big Dreams)

Martin Luther King, Jr. (Little People, Big Dreams)

Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Mai Ly Degnan

Learn about the incredible life of Martin Luther King, Jr., the inspiring minister and civil rights activist, in this book from the bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series.

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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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Starting Secondary School

Starting Secondary School

Michael Carr-Gregg, Sharon Witt

'We want to give you and your child the best opportunity to thrive in secondary school. By the end of this book you're going to feel a whole lot more capable of dealing with what Year 7 throws at you.'

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She is Fierce: Brave, Bold  and Beautiful Poems by Women

She is Fierce: Brave, Bold and Beautiful Poems by Women

Ana Sampson

An empowering selection of poems by women - from classic, well loved poets to innovative and bold modern voices.

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Queer Heroes: Meet 53 LGBTQ Heroes From Past and Present!

Queer Heroes: Meet 53 LGBTQ Heroes From Past and Present!

Arabelle Sicardi, Sarah Tanat-Jones

A beautiful, bold book of biographies celebrating the achievements of LGBT people through history and from around the world.

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Slam Your Poetry: Write a Revolution

Slam Your Poetry: Write a Revolution

Miles Merrill, Narcisa Nozica

No props. No music. No costumes. Just you, your words and a mic - you've got two minutes to make the crowd scream your name. Miles Merrill, performance poet and founder of Australian Poetry Slam, and award-winning teacher Narcisa...

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The Wonderful Wisdom of Ants

The Wonderful Wisdom of Ants

Philip Bunting

The answers to lifes biggest questions can be found in the smallest places, once you are ready to look. Get set for an insightful (and hilarious) peek into what we can learn from the world of the ant.

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Everybody Counts: A counting story from 0 to 7.5 billion

Everybody Counts: A counting story from 0 to 7.5 billion

Kristin Roskifte

Everybody Counts takes readers on a lively journey through all the diversity the world has to offer, from 0 to 7.5 billion.

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Unseen Worlds

Unseen Worlds

Helene Rajcak, Damien Laverdunt

Travel to locations both familiar and strange as you search for the smallest creatures on Planet Earth. You'll never see the world the same way again!

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David Attenborough (Little People, Big Dreams)

David Attenborough (Little People, Big Dreams)

Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Mikyo Noh

New in the Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of David Attenborough, the inspiring broadcaster and conservationist.

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Encyclopedia of Animals

Encyclopedia of Animals

Mr. Jules Howard, Jarom Vogel

A comprehensive guide to the animal kingdom covering: fish, reptiles, invertebrates, amphibians, birds and mammals

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This Book Is Anti-Racist

This Book Is Anti-Racist

Tiffany Jewell, Aurelia Durand

Learn about identities, histories, and anti-racism work in 20 carefully laid out chapters.

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Little Women: The Official Movie Companion

Little Women: The Official Movie Companion

Gina McIntyre

Go behind the scenes with the March sisters in this in-world guide to Little Women, as adapted and directed by Greta Gerwig.

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Ninja Bandicoots and Turbo-Charged Wombats

Ninja Bandicoots and Turbo-Charged Wombats

Hazel Flynn

Why does each koala in a zoo need 1000 trees? How do you check a Tree-kangaroo's pouch for joeys? Why is a wombat's poo square-shaped? And how do dogs help look after 'extinct' bandicoots?

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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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Surviving Year 12

Surviving Year 12

Elly Robinson, Michael Carr-Gregg

Each year, more and more emphasis is placed on achieving good results in the end-of-school exams. This can lead to students feeling extraordinary pressure and having unrealistic expectations.

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Madam C.J. Walker Builds a Business

Madam C.J. Walker Builds a Business

Rebel Girls, Jestine Ware, Salini Perera

From the world of Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls comes the fictionalized biography based on the life of Madam C.J. Walker: America's first self-made millionaire.

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This Is 18

This Is 18

Jessica Bennett, New York Times

A stunning celebration of girlhood around the world, from the New York Times. 

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Me Time

Me Time

Jessica Sanders

A pocket guide to positivity and self-care by the author of Love Your Body!

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My Feel Good Book: 90 ways to feel confident and happy to be you!

My Feel Good Book: 90 ways to feel confident and happy to be you!

Francoize Boucher

A brilliantly fun and uplifting must-have guide of 90 ways to feel confident and happy to be you!

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