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Zobi and the Zoox: A Story of Coral Bleaching

Zobi and the Zoox: A Story of Coral Bleaching

Ailsa Wild, Aviva Reed, Gregory Crocetti, Briony Barr

This is a story about coral bleaching, told by the tiniest creatures on the reef.

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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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Unmasked Young Adult Edition

Unmasked Young Adult Edition

Turia Pitt

Telling the story of Turia's life before and after the fire, this young readers' this book unmasks the real Turia- funny, fierce, intelligent, flawed. With a new foreword from Turia, additional content and a new Q&A section, this...

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Now Make This: 24 DIY Projects by Designers for Kids

Now Make This: 24 DIY Projects by Designers for Kids

Thomas Barnthaler

25 of the world's leading designers contribute one object each for kids to make themselves

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 Read reviewUnder the Canopy: Trees around the World

Under the Canopy: Trees around the World

Cynthia Alonso, Iris Volant

A gorgeous picture book that explores the cultural myths and history behind trees all over the world, revealing the beauty behind these giants living among us.

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Plantopedia: Welcome to the Greatest Show on Earth

Plantopedia: Welcome to the Greatest Show on Earth

Adrienne Barman

Discover all kinds of plants - from the hugest tree to the tiniest seed - in this fabulous follow-up to smash-hit Creaturepedia

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The Big Book of the Blue

The Big Book of the Blue

Yuval Zommer

Following the wild success of The Big Book of Bugs and The Big Book of Beasts, The Big Book of the Blue is the third installment in Yuval Zommer's beloved series. Alongside everything the young oceanographer...

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Mr Shaha's Recipes for Wonder

Mr Shaha’s Recipes for Wonder

Alom Shaha

Don't worry if you don't know the answers, you soon will! Learn about sound by making wine glasses sing, investigate chemical reactions with vitamin-powered rockets, and explore Newton's Third Law by making balloon-driven cars....

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Seafurrers

Seafurrers

Philippa Sandall, Ad Long

While the many extraordinary exploits of the seafarers who mapped the world have been well documented, those of their indispensable pest controllers, shipmates, and mascots haven't - until now. In Seafurrers, Bart the seafaring...

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Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the World

Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the World

Susan Hood, Sophie Blackall, Emily Winfield Martin, Shadra Strickland, Melissa Sweet

A stellar ensemble of picture book creators-all women-join together to celebrate a sampling of history's young female revolutionaries. Inspired by the Womens March and the ongoing focus on women's rights-here is the ideal...

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Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race

Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race

Margot Lee Shetterly, Laura Freeman

Author Shetterly and illustrator Freeman bring the incredibly inspiring true story of four black female mathematicians who helped NASA launch men into space to picture book readers in this adaptation of Shetterly's #1 New York...

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Return to the Country: The Story of Australia's Indigenous Protected Areas

Return to the Country: The Story of Australia’s Indigenous Protected Areas

In 75 Indigenous Protected Areas across the nation, traditional owners are managing their land for a better future. Protected areas are defined areas of land or sea, dedicated and managed in order to preserve the long-term...

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COPA90: Our World Cup: A Fans' Guide to 2018

COPA90: Our World Cup: A Fans' Guide to 2018

Copa90, Kevin McGivern

In the summer of 2018, the entire planet will be glued to its screens as Russia hosts the greatest show on Earth: the FIFA World Cup. As the home of global football fan culture, COPA90 will be there every step of the way to...

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Scientist, Scientist, Who Do You See?

Scientist, Scientist, Who Do You See?

Chris Ferrie

Scientist, scientist, who do you see? I see Marie Curie in her laboratory!

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We Can Do Anything: 200 Incredible Women Who Changed the World

We Can Do Anything: 200 Incredible Women Who Changed the World

Caitlin Doyle, Chuck Gonzales

From sports to innovation, art to politics - meet the incredible women who got there first, in the incredible girl-o-pedia of astounding achievements!

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The Treehouse Fun Book 3

The Treehouse Fun Book 3

Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton

The third activity book, bursting with three times the fun, based on the exciting world of the bestselling Treehouse series.

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I Am Sasha

I Am Sasha

Anita Selzer

It is German-occupied Poland in 1942 and Jewish lives are at risk. Nazi soldiers order young boys to pull down their trousers to see if they are circumcised. Many are summarily shot or sent to the camps. A remarkable mother...

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A Journey Through Transport

A Journey Through Transport

Chris Oxlade, John Haslam

Discover the amazing cars, trains, planes and ships that carry us on land, through the air and across the sea. As well as seeing shiny new modes of transport, we will travel back in time and see the weird and wonderful machines...

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My Contemporary Art Book

My Contemporary Art Book

Kate Ryan

Meet some of today's leading artists and designers from different parts ofthe world. Read their stories, find out what inspires them and discover the ideas behind their works of art. Each artist has included an art activity for...

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A-Z of Australian Animals

A-Z of Australian Animals

Jennifer Cossins

A beautifully illustrated hardback anthology of 26 of Australia's most fascinating animals from CBCA Honour Book author/illustrator Jennifer Cossins.

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Drift

Drift

Martin Ince

This astounding account of the geological history of the Earth, detailing the movement of the tectonic plates and continental drift, is a stunning visual representation of the Earth's history.Featuring beautiful world maps, this...

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She Persisted Around the World

She Persisted Around the World

Chelsea Clinton, Alexandra Boiger

In this companion book to She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World, Chelsea Clinton introduces readers to a group of thirteen incredible women who have shaped history all across the globe.

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First Words - Italian

First Words - Italian

Lonely Planet Kids, Andy Mansfield, Sebastien Iwohn

Bring the Italian language to life with this beautifully illustrated children's book. Perfect for the whole family, it features 100 words to use while traveling, from food and transport, to animals and weather. Each word is...

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 Read reviewLittle Leaders: Bold Women in Black History

Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History

Vashti Harrison

Based on her popular Instagram posts, debut author-illustrator Harrison shares the stories of 40 bold African-American women who shaped history and changed the world. Illustrations.

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Misfit

Misfit

Charli Howard

So, how did a slightly bonkers misfit with anorexia, bulimia and anxiety decide to solve their problems? I became a model. As you do. Charli Howard had always wanted to be normal - but for some reason, she couldn't quite find out...

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 Read reviewShout Out to the Girls: A Celebration of Awesome Australian Women

Shout Out to the Girls: A Celebration of Awesome Australian Women

Various

Let's hear it for the Australian women who have shaped our history and are expanding our future!

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Armistice

Armistice

Ruth Starke, David Kennett

In this companion to the award-winning, My Gallipoli, many voices will recall the day the Great War ended and the monthsthat followed before peace rang out around the world. On 11 November 1918, after four years of fighting, the...

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Spectacular Space

Spectacular Space

Spectacular Space features brilliant collections of stunning pictures of our universe.

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A Lady Has the Floor: Belva Lockwood Speaks Out for Women's Rights

A Lady Has the Floor: Belva Lockwood Speaks Out for Women’s Rights

Kate Hannigan

This picture-book biography illuminates the life of activist Belva Lockwood, a woman who fought for equality for women in the classroom, the courtroom and politics.

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Habitats: And the Animals Who Live in Them

Habitats: And the Animals Who Live in Them

Habitats features collections of stunning pictures of animals arranged by habitat.

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Search and Find Alphabet of Alphabets

Search and Find Alphabet of Alphabets

Aj Wood, Mike Jolley, Allan Sanders

Take a ride through 26 fully-illustrated alphabets, each one an A to Z of things to spot.

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Myth Match: A Fantastical Flipbook of Extraordinary Beasts

Myth Match: A Fantastical Flipbook of Extraordinary Beasts

Good Wives and Warriors

You might have heard of the unicorn and the griffin, but what about the unifin? This fantastical flipbook collects together magical and mythical creatures from all over the world, then lets you mix and match their fronts and backs...

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Shoe Dog (Young Readers Edition)

Shoe Dog (Young Readers Edition)

Phil Knight

In this young readers edition of the international bestseller, Nike founder and board chairman Phil Knight 'offers a rare and revealing look at the notoriously media-shy man behind the swoosh' (Booklist), opening up about how he...

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Wonders of the World's Museums

Wonders of the World’s Museums

Molly Oldfield, Harriet Taylor-Seed, Peter Malone, Shauna Lynn Panczyszyn

A cave of wonders in book form, take a journey around the world's museums.

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This is Australia

This is Australia

Kevin Pettman

Welcome to Australia! Discover the hidden wonders, fascinating facts, amazing wildlife and famous landmarks

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What Do Animals Do All Day?

What Do Animals Do All Day?

Wendy Hunt, Studio Muti, Marijke Buurlage

What do animals do all day? Find out in this fully illustrated book that features more than 100 animals.

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Three Cheers for Women!

Three Cheers for Women!

Marcia Williams

Join Marcia Williams as she celebrates incredible women from around the world and throughout history. From writers to warriors and astronauts to activists, discover their awesome stories and be amazed by their achievements....

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How to Be Human: The Ultimate Guide to Your Amazing Existence

How to Be Human: The Ultimate Guide to Your Amazing Existence

New Scientist

Everything you need to know about being human: an eye-opening, illustrated handbook about being human.

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The Revolution Handbook

The Revolution Handbook

Alice Skinner

Stand up and disrupt the status quo with the help of this interactive journal.

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My Green Day: 10 Green Things I Can Do Today

My Green Day: 10 Green Things I Can Do Today

Melanie Walsh

Helps you make every day a green day with ten simple things to do between breakfast and bedtime. This title reveals ten ways in which children can make their day greener. With a helpful explanation to back up the activities, it is...

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Girls Who Rocked The World

Girls Who Rocked The World

Michelle Roehm McCann, Amelie Welden

Get ready to meet some incredible young women who made their mark on the world before turning twenty and prove that when it comes to having an impact, there's no such thing as too young!

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Girl On Pointe

Girl On Pointe

Chloe Lukasiak

Chloe Lukasiak believes that things happen for a reason. She knows that life would be easier without disappointments, bullying, and medical issues - but sometimes it takes challenges to inspire you to achieve big things. From her...

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Young, Gifted and Black

Young, Gifted and Black

Jamia Wilson, Andrea Pippins

This book brings together 52 icons of colour from the past and present in a celebration of achievement.

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Star Wars The Last Jedi Visual Dictionary

Star Wars The Last Jedi Visual Dictionary

Pablo Hidalgo

Star Wars: The Last Jedi The Visual Dictionary is the definitive guide to Star Wars: The Last Jedi, revealing the characters, creatures, droids, locations, and technology from the new film.

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Bygone Badass Broads: 52 Forgotten Women Who Changed the World

Bygone Badass Broads: 52 Forgotten Women Who Changed the World

Mackenzi Lee, Petra Eriksson

A collection of biographies and illustrations celebrating the irrepressible spirit of history's forgotten women

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 Read reviewYayoi Kusama: From Here to Infinity

Yayoi Kusama: From Here to Infinity

Sarah Suzuki, Ellen Weinstein

Provides an introduction to the Japanese artist who is known for her use of dots.

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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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Beyond the Sky: You and the Universe

Beyond the Sky: You and the Universe

Dara O'Briain

So you want to go into space? WHY?! (No, really-it's sort of a TERRIBLE idea. We humans are perfectly designed for life on Earth. We can walk around, breathe, drink water, eat vegetables, read books, NOT get poisoned or crushed to...

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Rebel Voices: The Rise of Votes for Women

Rebel Voices: The Rise of Votes for Women

Louise K Stewart, Eve Lloyd Knight

Rule Breakers. Risk Takers. Rebel Women. Law Makers. A celebration of women rallying around the globe to win the vote.

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Marvellous Miss May: Queen of the Circus

Marvellous Miss May: Queen of the Circus

Stephanie Owen Reeder

In 1901, aged just seven, tiny contortionist May Zinga was given away to Wirth Brothers Circus by her desperate mother. Imagine Miss May's horror when the first thing the Wirths did was cut off all her long hair. Poor May had lost...

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Official Big Bash Book 2017-18

Official Big Bash Book 2017-18

Daniel Lane

Go behind the scenes and learn about the players, the grounds and all the action of the Big Bash League - essential reading for every BBL & WBBL fan.

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Coding for Kids

Coding for Kids

Adam Crute, Frederic Johnson

HTML coding will help with small and medium projects, such as making simple games and setting up websites. The basics of JavaScript are also covered to help make dynamic interactions. With screenshots and helpful step-by-step...

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Full Frontal Feminism: A Young Woman's Guide to Why Feminism Matters

Full Frontal Feminism: A Young Woman’s Guide to Why Feminism Matters

Jessica Valenti

Now in its updated second edition, Full Frontal Feminism is a book that continues to embody the forward-looking messages that author Jessica Valenti propagated as founder of the popular website, Feministing.com.

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If You Want to Blitz Your Year 12 Exams Read This Book

If You Want to Blitz Your Year 12 Exams Read This Book

Alexandra Smith

The must-read book for anyone in their last two years of high school A little book with the potential to make a big difference...

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Big Cats, Little Cats: A Visual Guide to the World's Cats

Big Cats, Little Cats: A Visual Guide to the World’s Cats

Jim Medway

Big cats, little cats, bob-tailed cats, long-tailed cats, smooth cats, skinny cats, funny cats, scarry cats, wild cats...here they all are in their furry, fanged and clawed glory. This large-format, illustrated...

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Guinness World Records: Science & Stuff

Guinness World Records: Science & Stuff

Guinness World Records

Guinness World Records: Science & Stuff is a whirlwind tour through the astounding, record-breaking world (and universe) around us.

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 Special priceThe Ultimate Book Of Space

The Ultimate Book Of Space

Anne-Sophie Baumann

With all the features that made The Ultimate Construction Site Book a bestseller, this oversized volume offers a fact-filled and action-packed look at the amazing universe of outer space.Bursting with 40...

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Horses: Wild & Tame

Horses: Wild & Tame

Jarom Vogel, Iris Volant

A beautifully illustrated journey through the history of human and horse interaction, from our earliest cave paintings to today's beloved companions!

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Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World (Gift Edition)

Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World (Gift Edition)

Kate Pankhurst

Kate Pankhurst, descendent of Emmeline Pankhurst, has created this wildly wonderful and accessible book about women who really changed the world. Discover fascinating facts about some of the most amazing women who changed the...

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 Read reviewM is for Mutiny!: History by Alphabet

M is for Mutiny!: History by Alphabet

John Dixon, Bern Emmerichs

In the late 18th century, ragtag groups of Europeans started to arrive in Australia. Most were convicts, some were soldiers, a few had just run out of choices. They blundered onto an ancient land that had been peopled for 60,000...

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The Amazing Animal Atlas

The Amazing Animal Atlas

Nick Crumpton, Gaia Bordicchia

Open up this super-sized atlas and prepare to be immersed in the beauty of our natural world! From the great winding Ganges river in India to the thick conifer forests of northern Europe, travel across the globe to discover the...

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Great Artists and Their Pets: True Stories of Famous Artists and Their Animal Friends

Great Artists and Their Pets: True Stories of Famous Artists and Their Animal Friends

Susie Hodge, Violet Lemay

Did you know that the great Pablo Picasso had many pets, from a white mouse to a goat? And that Andy Warhol loved his dachshunds, Salvador Dali like ocelots and anteaters, and Georgia O'Keefe had a passion for chows and Siamese...

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 Read reviewEgyptomania

Egyptomania

Emma Giuliani, Carole Saturno

A beautifully illustrated, lift-the-flap book telling the story of ancient Egypt in a stylish and captivating format.

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