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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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 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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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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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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Why Don't Fish Drown?

Why Don’t Fish Drown?

Anna Claybourne, Claire Goble

A fun introduction to the world of animals and some of nature's tricky questions

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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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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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 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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Anatomy: A Cutaway Look Inside the Human Body

Anatomy: A Cutaway Look Inside the Human Body

Jean-Claude Druvert, Helene Druvert

A gorgeous book filled with laser cut outs and flaps which reveal the human body in all its complexity.

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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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An A to Z of Monsters and Magical Beings

An A to Z of Monsters and Magical Beings

Aidan Onn, Rob Hodgson

Do you know how to escape from a stalking werewolf? Have you always wanted to learn the difference between a hobgoblin and an imp, and do you know the secret to avoiding the sharp claws of the ancient Eloko monster? Learn all...

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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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Book of Bones: 10 Record-Breaking Animals

Book of Bones: 10 Record-Breaking Animals

Gabrielle Balkan, Sam Brewster

It's a book of world records... of bones! Guess whose bones are the longest, shortest, heaviest, spikiest, and more. With touchable skeletons!

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The 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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 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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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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A Galaxy of Her Own: Amazing Stories of Women in Space

A Galaxy of Her Own: Amazing Stories of Women in Space

Libby Jackson

From small steps to giant leaps, A Galaxy of Her Own tells fifty stories of inspirational women who have been fundamental to the story of humans in space, from scientists to astronauts to some surprising roles in between.

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Build the Dragon

Build the Dragon

Dugald A. Steer (Author), Jonathan Woodward, Douglas Carrel (Illustrator)

Enter the magical realm of dragons with this interactive guide. Build a spectacular 3D moving model of a Western dragon, then wind up the motor and watch it come to life! Find out everything you need to know about dragons from...

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Pirates Magnified: With a 3x Magnifying Glass

Pirates Magnified: With a 3x Magnifying Glass

David Long, Harry Bloom

Grab your magnifying glass and seek out history's most notorious pirates in this swashbuckling search-and-find adventure, packed with over 200 things to spot.

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The Ways of the Wolf

The Ways of the Wolf

Smriti Prasadam-Halls, Jonathan Woodward

The wolf stalks the wilderness and our own imaginations. Uncover its mysteries in this beautifully written non-fiction picture book.

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Optical Illusions 2

Optical Illusions 2

DK

Kids can immerse themselves in eye-catching interactive 3D puzzles in this entry to the popular Optical Illusions series. Each creative puzzle puts logic and reasoning skills to the test, as readers have fun with flaps, tabs,...

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The Big Earth Book

The Big Earth Book

Lonely Planet Kids, Brendan Kearney, Mark Brake

Planet Earth. Four elements. One incredible story. We take kids on a rollercoaster ride through history, geography and science to show how four elements - earth, fire, air and water - created the world and everything that exists...

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Fight Like a Girl: 50 Feminists Who Changed the World

Fight Like a Girl: 50 Feminists Who Changed the World

Laura Barcella

Fight Like a Girl profiles fifty iconic women who have worked to further women's rights in a wide variety of ways.

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The Bumper Book of Things That Nobody Knows

The Bumper Book of Things That Nobody Knows

William Hartston (Author)

A witty and fascinating exploration of the limits of human knowledge of our planet, its history and culture, and the universe beyond.

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The Variety of Life

The Variety of Life

Nicola Davies, Lorna Scobie

A beautiful, vibrant and engaging celebration of diversity within the Animal Kingdom.

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David Astle's Gargantuan Book of Words

David Astle’s Gargantuan Book of Words

David Astle

A fun-filled, action-packed activity book by Australia's funniest and best-loved word guy! David Astle's Gargantuan Book of Words is jam-packed with wordy puzzles and other twisty tricks of the tongue. From the author of...

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Dinosaurium

Dinosaurium

Chris Wormell, Lily Murray

Opening up this oversized reference is like walking into a natural history museum. Dinosaurs come alive like never before. Grouped by type and period, each section is like a it's very own museum hall or wing. Readers will learn...

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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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The Animal Book

The Animal Book

Lonely Planet Kids, Ruth Martin, Dawn Cooper

Kids can discover the animal kingdom like never before in this beautiful encyclopedia, featuring over 100 incredible creatures, from the grey wolf and green anaconda, to the bald eagle and emperor penguin. Packed with facts and...

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Dinosaur Atlas

Dinosaur Atlas

Lonely Planet Kids

It's time to explore lost prehistoric lands and the huge variety of dinosaurs that roamed them. Kids can unfold maps and lift the flaps to reveal amazing illustrations and facts about how dinosaurs lived and where they were...

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My Little Book of Big Freedoms: The Human Rights Act in Pictures

My Little Book of Big Freedoms: The Human Rights Act in Pictures

Chris Riddell, Amnesty International

A classic picture-book edition of the bestselling My Little Book of Big Freedoms illustrated by Children's Laureate Chris Riddell, published in partnership with Amnesty International.

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Wild: A Photicular Book

Wild: A Photicular Book

Dan Kainen, Kathy Wollard

The opening essay focuses on conservation efforts around the world and answers the question: What exactly does it mean to protect or save an endangered animal? It includes stories of interesting and unique conservation efforts,...

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Ten Pound Pom

Ten Pound Pom

Carole Wilkinson (Author), Liz Anelli (Illustrator)

In the 1950s and 60s Australia welcomed thousands of British immigrants as part of the Assisted Passage Migration Scheme. Ten Pound Pom is the true story of award-winning author Carole Wilkinson's immigration to Australia.

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Pierre The Maze Detective: The Mystery of the Empire Maze Tower

Pierre The Maze Detective: The Mystery of the Empire Maze Tower

Hiro Kamigaki, Ic4design

This new adventure for Pierre and Carmen takes them to New Maze City with Maze Detectives from all over the world and features new maze and seek-and-find challenges in a series of IC4DESIGN's trademark and popular detailed...

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Iggy Peck's Big Project Book for Amazing Architects

Iggy Peck’s Big Project Book for Amazing Architects

Andrea Beaty, David Roberts

An empowering, hands-on STEM project book featuring beloved character Iggy Peck, Architect!

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Guinness World Records 2018

Guinness World Records 2018

Guinness World Records

The record-breaking record annual is back and full of incredible accomplishments, spectacular stunts, cutting-edge science and amazing sporting achievements. You'll discover hundreds of photographs, thousands of new stats and...

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Women In Sports: 50 Fearless Athletes Who Played to Win

Women In Sports: 50 Fearless Athletes Who Played to Win

Rachel Ignotofsky

Illustrated profiles of fifty pioneering female athletes, from the author of the New York Times bestseller Women in Science. A charmingly illustrated and inspiring book, Women in Sports highlights the achievements and stories of...

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This Book Thinks You're a Maths Genius

This Book Thinks You’re a Maths Genius

Mike Goldsmith, Harriet Russell

A creative and fun approach to math (and problem solving) for children who love hands-on learning

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Design, Animate and Create with Computer Graphics

Design, Animate and Create with Computer Graphics

Max Wainewright

Over 20 amazing projects to design, animate and create, from birthday cards to 3D cities and more. With five chapters covering bitmap painting, vector graphics, photo-editing, animations and 3D drawing, you will be a...

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Somewhere There Is Still a Sun: A Memoir of the Holocaust

Somewhere There Is Still a Sun: A Memoir of the Holocaust

Michael Gruenbaum, Todd Hasak-Lowy

Michael "Misha" Gruenbaum enjoyed a carefree childhood playing games and taking walks through Prague with his beloved father. All of that changed forever when the Nazis invaded Prague. The Gruenbaum family was forced to...

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A is for Australian Animals

A is for Australian Animals

Frane Lessac

With vibrant paintings and fascinating facts, this picture book introduces readers to 38 weird and wonderful creatures of Down Under in a vivid celebration of the fauna that makes Australia unique. Full color.

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Dinosaur Detective's Search-and-Find Rescue Mission

Dinosaur Detective’s Search-and-Find Rescue Mission

Sophie Guerrive

A hide-and-seek adventure with the Dinosaur Detective, which will challenge children of all ages to test their spotting skills.

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What Do Grown-Ups Do All Day?

What Do Grown-Ups Do All Day?

Dawid Ryski

Well-versed in the jobs of firemen and racecar drivers, children are now inspired to aspire to be more! The book introduces to children what's there to become in terms of following their interests.

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Gaolbird

Gaolbird

Simon Barnard

It's 23 October 1821 and convict William Swallow stands on the deck of the Malabar for muster. He is wearing a canary yellow convict uniform and his legs are chained. He's just completed the 121-day sea voyage from London to...

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10 Reasons to Love a... Turtle

10 Reasons to Love a… Turtle

Catherine Barr, Hanako Clulow, Natural History Museum

This brand new series from Frances Lincoln Children's Books, part of our Natural History Museum programme, gives children ten reasons why a turtle is amazing, and five ways they can show they love it!

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Animals Of A Bygone Era: An Illustrated Compendium

Animals Of A Bygone Era: An Illustrated Compendium

Maja Safstrom

A whimsically illustrated collection of fascinating, surprising, and funny facts about extinct animals.Maja Säfström

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Shark Lady: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean's Most Fearless Scientist

Shark Lady: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean’s Most Fearless Scientist

Jess Keating, Marta Alvarez Miguens

At nine years old, Eugenie Clark developed an unexpected passion for sharks after a visit to the Battery Park Aquarium in New York City. At the time, sharks were seen as mindless killing machines, but Eugenie knew better and set...

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Pizza!: An Interactive Recipe Book

Pizza!: An Interactive Recipe Book

Lotta Nieminen, Meagan Bennett

Cook pizza from scratch in this fully interactive recipe book that allows readers mix the ingredients, knead the dough, spread the sauce, and more!

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 Read reviewDo Not Lick This Book

Do Not Lick This Book

Idan Ben-Barak, Julian Frost

A brilliantly simple, funny, interactive picture book that introduces children to the strange, unseen world of microbes all around them by the award-winning author of Small Wonders and the animator of the insanely successful video...

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Marx, Freud, Einstein: Heroes of the Mind

Marx, Freud, Einstein: Heroes of the Mind

Corinne Maier, Anne Simon

Delve into the minds of three of the most important thinkers from the 19th and 20th centuries with this collected form of graphic biographies

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The Girl Guide

The Girl Guide

Marawa Ibrahim, Sinem Erkas

The first book in a new series about growing up. Written for young girls becoming women, and containing 50 lessons, anecdotes and stories about puberty, written in consultation with US Doctor Janice K Hillman.

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The Treehouse Fun Book 2

The Treehouse Fun Book 2

Andy Griffiths, Jill Griffiths, Terry Denton

The second activity book, bursting with even more fun, based on the exciting world of the bestselling Treehouse series.

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The Women's Footy Almanac 2017

The Women’s Footy Almanac 2017

John Harms, Yvette Wroby

The inaugural AFL Women's competition was a huge success. Although there were supporters who anticipated its impact, there were many who were surprised by the significance it had.

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Papa Sky

Papa Sky

Jane Jolly, Sally Heinrich

Another stunning picture book from the award-winning team who brought you One Step at a Time, Honour Book in the CBCA Awards 2016.Papa Sky sits where earth meets sky, until one night the wind blows him down, down, down...

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A Footy Girl's Guide to the Stars of 2017

A Footy Girl’s Guide to the Stars of 2017

Nicole Hayes, Alicia Sometimes

To celebrate the first-ever elite women's competition, A Footy Girl's Guide to the Stars of 2017 showcases some of the key players to look out for, and reveals how they made it to the top of the women's game.

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Into the White: Scott'S Antarctic Odyssey

Into the White: Scott’S Antarctic Odyssey

Joanna Grochowicz

If you're into happy endings, best look someplace else. This story does not end well. This is a story where men die and their dreams of greatness with them. But it is a fine story and one that is worth telling, from heroic...

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 Read reviewFinding Nevo: How I Confused Everyone

Finding Nevo: How I Confused Everyone

Nevo Zisin

Meet Nevo: girl, boy, he, she, him, her, they, them, daughter, son, teacher, student, friend, gay, bi, lesbian, trans, homo, Jew, dyke, masculine, feminine, androgynous, queer.

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First Words - Spanish

First Words - Spanish

Lonely Planet Kids, Andy Mansfield, Sebastien Iwohn

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

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The Startling Story of Lachlan Macquarie: Founding Father or Failure?

The Startling Story of Lachlan Macquarie: Founding Father or Failure?

Michael Sedunary, Bern Emmerichs

The story of Lachlan Macquarie is an important story in the history of modern Australia that has been largely lost to the current generation of school children. Whilst we've all seen many things named after Macquarie, few realise...

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How To Be A Bawse A Guide To Conquering Life

How To Be A Bawse A Guide To Conquering Life

Lilly Singh

From actress, comedian and YouTube sensation Lilly Singh (a.k.a Superwoman) comes the definitive guide to being a bawse - a person who exudes confidence, reaches goals, gets hurt efficiently, and smiles genuinely because they've...

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Lion: A Long Way Home (Young Readers' Edition)

Lion: A Long Way Home (Young Readers' Edition)

Saroo Brierley

As a five-year-old in India, I got lost on a train. Twenty-five years later, I crossed the world to find my way back home.

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Amazing Animals of Australia's National Parks

Amazing Animals of Australia’s National Parks

Gina Newton

This book brings together 55 national parks, selected across all Australian states and territories, and over 120 animals.

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Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie

Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Elisa Munso

Meet the world's most famous crime author in this book for readers as young as 4 years.Part of the Little People, Big Dreams series that introduces children to history's highest achievers.

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The Egg

The Egg

Britta Teckentrup

Beautiful, whimsical, and entertaining, this book of illustrations by Britta Teckentrup shows eggs in all their fragility, complexity, and variety.

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Marie Curie

Marie Curie

Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Frau Isa

Meet the one of the world's most famous scientists in this book for readers as young as 4 years. Part of the Little People, Big Dreams series that introduces children to history's highest achievers.

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Minecraft Guide to Exploration

Minecraft Guide to Exploration

Mojang AB

The mysterious world of Minecraft is just waiting to be explored. But danger lurks around every corner and survival can prove difficult for even the bravest adventurer. This book helps you to learn how to find resources, craft...

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Where's the Baby?

Where’s the Baby?

Britta Teckentrup

Britta Teckentrup returns w ith a fourth spotting book in her bestselling series. Can you spot the baby animal?

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 Read reviewLots: The Diversity of Life on Earth

Lots: The Diversity of Life on Earth

Nicola Davies, Emily Sutton

A stylish non-fiction picture book that conveys the magnificent diversity of life on this planet, from the award-winning team behind Tiny.

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Animal ECO-Warriors

Animal ECO-Warriors

Nic Gill

Meet the super dogs, hero rats and cyborg bees keeping our environment safe.

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Where's the Ballerina?: Find The Ballerinas Hidden in the Ballets

Where’s the Ballerina?: Find The Ballerinas Hidden in the Ballets

Abigail Goh, Anna Claybourne

Can you spot the graceful ballerina as she pirouettes across ten beautiful ballets? This beautiful new book introduces young children to the magical world of ballet. Kids are asked to spot key characters from ten classic ballets,...

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Love, Sex, and No Regrets for Today's Teens

Love, Sex, and No Regrets for Today’s Teens

Elizabeth Clark, Steve Biddulph

Originally published in 2012 in a different version as 'Molly Top's teen guide to love, sex and no regrets' --Title page verso.

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Computer Coding Projects for Kids

Computer Coding Projects for Kids

DK Australia

An introduction to coding for children. It shows kids how to build a range of amazing projects, from birthday cards to music and games, using the programming language Scratch. It also includes activities such as creating a virtual...

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Over and Under the Pond

Over and Under the Pond

Kate Messner, Christopher Silas Neal

A follow up to Over and Under the Snow and Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt, this time focusing on the rich, interconnected ecosystem of a mountain pond.

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The High School Survival Guide: Your Roadmap to Studying, Socializing & Succeeding

The High School Survival Guide: Your Roadmap to Studying, Socializing & Succeeding

Jessica Holsman

Over 4.1 million kids enter public high school a year - most of whom are clueless as to what awaits. Study with Jess, her YouTube channel, demystifies everything students need to succeed from effective study tips, test taking...

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Goodnight Lab: A Scientific Parody

Goodnight Lab: A Scientific Parody

Chris Ferrie

It's been a long day at the lab for this scientist. Now it's time to say good night!

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Almost Adulting: All You Need to Know to Get It Together (Sort Of)

Almost Adulting: All You Need to Know to Get It Together (Sort Of)

Arden Rose

For fans of Grace Helbig and Alexa Chung comes a guide to growing up from social media influencer and lifestyle vlogger Arden Rose. Intended for budding adults, failing adults, and eaters of microwave mug brownies, Arden tells how...

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Quantum Physics for Babies

Quantum Physics for Babies

Chris Ferrie

Chris Ferrie is a physicist, mathematician, and father of three budding young scientists. He believes it is never too early to introduce small children to big ideas!

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Say Yes: A Story of Friendship, Fairness and a Vote for Hope

Say Yes: A Story of Friendship, Fairness and a Vote for Hope

Jennifer Castles, Paul Seden

A story about how the events surrounding the historic 1967 Referendum played out in the everyday lives of two young girls.

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Queen of Katwe

Queen of Katwe

Tim Crothers

Based on ‘The Queen of Katwe', a finalist for a National Magazine Award and included in Dave Eggers' The Best American Nonrequired Reading, this is the true story of a female prodigy from the Ugandan slum of Katwe.

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Amazing Australians in Their Flying Machines

Amazing Australians in Their Flying Machines

Prue & Kerry Mason, Tom Jellett

Author and licensed pilot Prue Mason shares how a handful of early aviators helped Australia reach beyond its borders to lands far away.

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Jandamarra and the Bunuba Resistance: A True Story

Jandamarra and the Bunuba Resistance: A True Story

Banjo Woorunmurra, Howard Pedersen

The true story of the Aboriginal resistance fighter, Jandamarra, whose legend is etched into the Australian landscape.

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The Book of Bees

The Book of Bees

Piotr Socha, Wojciech Grajkowski

How do bees communicate? What does a beekeeper do? Did you know that Napoleon loved bees? Who survived being stung by 2,443 bees? This book answers all these questions and many more, tracking the history of bees from the time of...

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The Story Orchestra: Four Seasons in One Day: Press the note to hear Vivaldi's music

The Story Orchestra: Four Seasons in One Day: Press the note to hear Vivaldi’s music

Jessica Courtney-Tickle

Discover what it would be like to travel through the four seasons in one day, following a little girl called Isabelle and her dog, Pickle, as they take on the adventure of a lifetime. Accompanied by pieces from...

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Things That Grow

Things That Grow

Libby Walden, Becca Stadtlander

The world around us is always growing and changing - no two days are ever the same! Use this beautifully illustrated book to slow the passage of time and discover how a seed transforms into a mighty tree, understand how mountains...

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The School of Music

The School of Music

Meurig Bowen, Daniel Frost, Rachel Bowen

Welcome to the School of Music, a place bursting with talent, creative energy and special encounters. Let the professors guide you through 40 lessons and learn how to: make it... listen to it, and write it.

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Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World

Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World

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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The Hello Atlas

The Hello Atlas

Ben Handicott, Kenard Pak

Look into the lives of children all over the world and to listen to over 100 different languages using a downloadable app.

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Legends: The Best Players, Games, and Teams in Basketball

Legends: The Best Players, Games, and Teams in Basketball

Howard Bryant

From Magic Johnson to Michael Jordan to LeBron James to Steph Curry, ESPN's Howard Bryant presents the best from the hardwood--a collection of NBA champions and superstars for young sports fans! --

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How to Make a Spaceship: A Band of Renegades, an Epic Race and the Birth of Private Space Flight

How to Make a Spaceship: A Band of Renegades, an Epic Race and the Birth of Private Space Flight

Julian Guthrie, Sir Richard Branson

Alone in a spartan black cockpit, test pilot Mike Melvill rocketed towards space. He had eighty seconds to exceed the speed of sound and begin the climb to a target no civilian pilot had ever reached. He might not make it back...

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How Cities Work

How Cities Work

Lonely Planet Kids, James Gulliver Hancock, Jen Feroze

From the sewers to the skyscrapers, this book takes younger readers to the heart of the city. Perforated flaps let you see what's going on behind closed doors, and big gatefolds reveal what's going on under the street, plus other...

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First Words - French

First Words - French

Lonely Planet Kids, Andy Mansfield, Sebastien Iwohn

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

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How Super Cool Stuff Works

How Super Cool Stuff Works

DK

How Super Cool Stuff Works is a cutting edge guide exploring how incredible new technologies are shaping the modern world. Kids will love the fun laptopstyle cover and layout throughout. Mind-blowing images and graphics...

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This Is How We Do It: One Day in the Lives of Seven Kids from around the World

This Is How We Do It: One Day in the Lives of Seven Kids from around the World

Matt Lamothe

This Is How We Do It follows the lives of seven REAL kids from Japan, Uganda, Russia, Iran, Peru, India and Italy for a single day.

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The Street Beneath My Feet

The Street Beneath My Feet

Charlotte Guillian, Yuval Zommer

Have you ever wondered what goes on in the ground under the streets? What about in the countryside? Explore different environments in this vibrant concertina book.

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The Big Book of Beasts

The Big Book of Beasts

Yuval Zommer, Barbara Taylor

A beautifully illustrated, informative book for children introducing them to a fascinating cast of beasts.

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The Australian Animal Atlas

The Australian Animal Atlas

Leonard Cronin, Marion Westmacott

Come on a journey into the world of Australia's wildlife, exploring all the different habitats, from parched deserts to lush rainforests. DISCOVER the mammals, birds, reptiles, fish and insects that live there. SEARCH for...

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Labyrinth: Find your way through 14 magical mazes

Labyrinth: Find your way through 14 magical mazes

Theo Guignard

Find your way through 14 magical mazes

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Finding Wonders: Three Girls Who Changed Science

Finding Wonders: Three Girls Who Changed Science

Jeannine Atkins

A biographical novel in verse of three different girls in three different time periods who grew up to become groundbreaking scientists --

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Professor Astro Cat's Frontiers of Space

Professor Astro Cat’s Frontiers of Space

Walliman Dominic, Newman Ben

Professor Astro Cat: the expert in just about anything. In this book, he's showing off everything he knows about space.

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Horse of Fire: and other stories from around the world

Horse of Fire: and other stories from around the world

Lari Don

From magical winged Pegasus to legendary horses which help their owners in impossible quests, this brilliant selection of folk tales about horses will thrill and entertain. Stories from countries as diverse as Russia and Gambia...

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Chronologica: The Incredible Years That Defined History

Chronologica: The Incredible Years That Defined History

A fact-filled journey through 100 years of world history, exploring famous people and events in addition to lesser-known historical happenings. 100 Amazing Years presents a concise, punchy analysis of years and personalities...

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Animasaurus: Incredible Animals that Roamed the Earth

Animasaurus: Incredible Animals that Roamed the Earth

Tracey Turner, Harriet Russell

Did you know: A shark as long as a bus roamed the oceans? Hamsters with horns once burrowed the Earth? Giant armadillos grew to the size of a family car? Find out about the fascinating prehistoric beasts that once walked, swam and...

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On Your Bike: All you need to know about cycling for kids

On Your Bike: All you need to know about cycling for kids

Chris Hoy

Step by step guides with illustrations to help you change a tyre, check your bike for wear and tear plus access to bonus video footage with Sir Chris Packed full of handy hints, fun facts, quizzes, checklists and...

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A World of Information

A World of Information

James Brown, Richard Platt

A visually stunning collection of facts and figures for all the family to enjoy

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Children in Our World: Refugees and Migrants

Children in Our World: Refugees and Migrants

Ceri Roberts, Hanane Kai

A beautifully illustrated picture book that sensitively explains larger issues and crises that dominate the news in an appropriate manner for children.

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Children in Our World: Racism and Intolerance

Children in Our World: Racism and Intolerance

Louise Spilsbury, Hanane Kai

A beautifully illustrated non-fiction picture book that sensitively explains crises that dominate the news in an appropriate manner for children.

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Aliens, Ghosts and Vanishings

Aliens, Ghosts and Vanishings

Stella Tarakson

Have you heard the most bizarre tales from around Australia?Did a UFO drag a family's car off the road in the middle of the outback? How did rocks rain from the sky in WA? And what became of the prime minister who went...

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Smart About Sharks

Smart About Sharks

Owen Davey

Smart About Sharks  uses fun illustrations to explain the ins and outs of the ocean's most fascinating and misunderstood creatures.  

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The Big Book of Bugs

The Big Book of Bugs

Yuval Zommer, Barbara Taylor

Explains that bugs live nearly everywhere on Earth and give tips on how to become a young bug spotter. This book is divided into key groups of bugs, including beetles, moths, butterflies, bees, snails, crickets, grasshoppers,...

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Four Perfect Pebbles: A True Story of the Holocaust

Four Perfect Pebbles: A True Story of the Holocaust

Lila Perl, Marion Blumenthal Lazan

During their six-year ordeal of World War II, the Blumenthal family lived in refugee and prison camps, including the notorious concentration camp of Bergen-Belsen in Germany. This is their story, as seen through the eyes of a...

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