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See Inside Ancient World
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See Inside Ancient World

Rob Lloyd Jones, Barry Ablett

A fascinating flap book packed with interesting information about the Ancient World, from the dawn of civilization in Ancient Egypt, to the rise of the great Mayan culture in Central America. Look inside an Egyptian temple, open...

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Hiding Edith
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Hiding Edith

Kathy Kacer

In 1938, Edith and her family joined the many Jewish people forced to leave their homes to escape the Nazis. In a desperate bid for survival, Edith was entrusted to the care of a children's home in Moissac, France, where other...

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The Beautiful Stories of Life: Six Greeks Myths, Retold
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The Beautiful Stories of Life: Six Greeks Myths, Retold

Cynthia Rylant, Carson Ellis

Newbery Medalist Rylant retells her favorite stories from Greek mythology, in this gorgeous, thought-provoking new volume that introduces young readers to themes of love and loss, pride and forgiveness. Illustrations.

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See Inside Famous Buildings
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See Inside Famous Buildings

Rob Lloyd Jones, Barry Ablett

Lets you discover and explore some of the world's most famous buildings. This book reveals the building's interior and facts such as how they were built and their histories. It features Empire State Building, Guggenheim Museum,...

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 Special priceA Little History of the World
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A Little History of the World

E. H. Gombrich, Clifford Harper, Caroline Mustill

The international bestseller available in English for the first time: E. H. Gombrich's world history for the curious of all ages...

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Pharaoh's Handbook
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Pharaoh’s Handbook

Sam Taplin, Paddy Mounter

An informative guide that gives an insider's view of what it was like to rule the Land of the Pyramids. It provides things power-hungry young scarabs need to know to become Pharaoh, run their country smoothly and to build the...

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Charlotte in Giverny
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Charlotte in Giverny

Joan Knight, Melissa Sweet

This delightful journal of a young girl's exciting year at the famous artist colony in Giverny, France, will capture readers' imaginations and leave a lasting impression. Full color.

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Horrible Histories: Vicious Vikings
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Horrible Histories: Vicious Vikings

Terry Deary, Martin Brown

Readers can discover all the foul facts about the VICIOUS VIKINGS, including Viking Gods in wedding dresses, corpses on trial and Death by booby-trapped statues. With a bold new cover look and a heap of-extra horrible bits at the...

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Draw With Us
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Draw With Us

National Gallery of Australia, Rhys Muldoon, Lotte Muldoon

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec always loved to draw. When he was young he spent long periods in bed because his bones fractured easily. To pass the time he would draw his family, friends, and animals in the countryside where he lived....

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Drawing From Memory
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Drawing From Memory

Allen Say

Caldecott Medalist Say ( Grandfather's Journey ) presents a stunning graphic novel chronicling his journey as an artist during World War II, when he apprenticed under Noro Shinpei, Japan's premier cartoonist.

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Doodle Design Bind Up Forest Fairies
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Doodle Design Bind Up Forest Fairies

Ice Water Press

'Doodle Design' is a great way to relax, a great travelling companion or an absorbing hobby to persue at home. This book is all about creating your own masterpieces using pencils or paints. You don't even need any special skills,...

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Fromelles: Australia's Bloodiest Day at War: Australia's Bloodiest Day at War
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Fromelles: Australia’s Bloodiest Day at War: Australia’s Bloodiest Day at War

Carole Wilkinson (Author)

The Battle of Fromelles lasted less than 24 hours in which more than 5,000 Australian soldiers were killed, wounded or taken prisoner. What was the purpose of this bloody and ultimately pointless loss of life? And why, almost a...

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A Really Short History of Nearly Everything
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A Really Short History of Nearly Everything

Bill Bryson

Suitable for younger readers, this book covers the wonder and mysteries of time and space, the frequently bizarre and often obsessive scientists and the methods they used, and the extraordinary accidental discoveries which...

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The Odyssey
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The Odyssey

Gareth Hinds

With bold imagery and an ear tuned to the music of Homer's epic poem, Gareth Hinds reinterprets the ancient classic as it's never been told before.

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Horrible Histories Handbook: Nasty Knights
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Horrible Histories Handbook: Nasty Knights

Terry Deary, Martin Brown

Reveals the horrible history of knights - all the gore and more. From Arthur and his mythical knights to warrior kings and cruel crusades, this title presents the foul facts on a whole host of knasty knights, as well as details of...

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Claude Monet
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Claude Monet

Priscilla Maltbie, Jos. A. Smith

In the tradition of our successful bios of artists comes this nonfiction picture book about Claude Monet and how he came to paint trains.

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See Inside: Houses Long Ago
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See Inside: Houses Long Ago

Katie Daynes, Barry Ablett

Discover and explore homes from around the globe and throughout the ages. Age 6+ Each illustration includes a number of flaps to lift revealing the building's interior, as well as fascinating facts about how people lived. ...

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Horrible Histories Handbook Spies
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Horrible Histories Handbook Spies

Terry Deary, Mike Phillips

Be silent! Be cunning! Be ruthless! Learn to survive as a spy! From cracking codes to digging through camel poo, do you have what it takes? This blood-curdling book will turn you into the best secret agent ever - using the sneaky...

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Avoid Being a Tudor Actor in Shakespeare's Theatre!
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Avoid Being a Tudor Actor in Shakespeare’s Theatre!

Jacqueline Morley, David Antram

A first-person story of rotten vegetables and exploding cannons that helps you discover what it must have been like to be an actor in Shakespeare's 16th Century theatre. It contains illustrations, informative captions, a full...

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The Great History Search
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The Great History Search

Kamini Khanduri, David Hancock

Providing hours of puzzle-solving fun, this book is packed with fascinating historical facts presented in short, easy-to-read captions. Each illustrated scene features a brain-teasing picture puzzle.

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Horrible Histories Collections: Vicious Vikings & Measly Middle Ages (NE)
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Horrible Histories Collections: Vicious Vikings & Measly Middle Ages (NE)

Terry Deary, Martin Brown

Want to know: - Why the vicious Vikings had names like Fat-thighs, Oaf and Stinking? - Which Viking god dressed up as a woman? - A genuine jester's joke? - Why medieval chickens had their bottoms shaved? Discover all the...

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Horrible Histories Gory Stories: Tomb of Treasure
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Horrible Histories Gory Stories: Tomb of Treasure

Terry Deary, Martin Brown

Includes horribly hilarious stories from the creators of Horrible Histories . With a cast of comic characters and the usual mix of foul fun, this title appeals to all Horrible Histories fans.

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See Inside Ancient Egypt
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See Inside Ancient Egypt

Rob Lloyd Jones, David Hancock

A lovely addition to the See Inside Series.

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Mythology
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Mythology

The fifth title in the hugely successful Ology' series. Ages 8+.

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The Iliad and the Odyssey
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The Iliad and the Odyssey

Marcia Williams

Thrilling comic-strip action, with monsters, mighty heroes and even mightier gods and goddesses.

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Greek Myths
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Greek Myths

Marcia Williams

Eight favourite Greek myths - illustrated in colourful, cartoon-strip style!

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See Inside Ancient Rome

Katie Daynes, David Hancock

Visit the world of Ancient Rome, from bustling streets and busy ports to steaming baths and gruesome games. With stunning illustrations and inventive flaps, this book reveals how the Romans really lived.

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Katie and the Bathers
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Katie and the Bathers

James Mayhew

Join Katie as five famous Pointillist paintings come alive for her!

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The Art Book for Children
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The Art Book for Children

Gilda Williams, Jane Ace, Amanda Renshaw

UK edition. A perfect introduction to art for children everywhere.

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Horrible Histories Special: 20th Century
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Horrible Histories Special: 20th Century

Terry Deary, Philip Reeve

Who shocked the world by showing her knickers? How two monkey's and a dog became astronauts? Why a posh London restaurant served stewed cat? This title helps you find out about last days of the vile Victorian Queen right up the...

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Ingri and Edgar Parin D'Aulaire's Book of Greek Myths
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Ingri and Edgar Parin D'Aulaire’s Book of Greek Myths

Ingri D'Aulaire, Edgar Parin D'Aulaire

A large format reprint of an introduction to the gods and goddesses of ancient Greece includes all of the D'Aulaires' original, detailed illustrations.

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Renaissance Town
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Renaissance Town

Jacqueline Morley, Mark Peppe

Lets you visit 15th Century Florence in Italy, where the bustle of trade and political discussion is ushering in a new age of enlightenment for Europe. This book lets you see the townsfolk at play, work and even war.

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Medieval Cathedral
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Medieval Cathedral

Fiona MacDonald, John James

Lets you discover a world of ornate architecture, stories told in glass and unique feats of construction and art. This guide presents the life of a Medieval Cathedral.

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Make Your Mark: The Drawing Book for Children
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Make Your Mark: The Drawing Book for Children

Sarah Richardson

Beginning with the joys of scribbling, this title helps readers learn how to create tone, line, shape, texture and pattern, eventually arriving at the more sophisticated principles involved in drawing animals and people and...

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Krishna and the Mystery of the Stolen Calves
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Krishna and the Mystery of the Stolen Calves

Joshua M Greene, Dominique Amendola

When powerful god Brahma tries to outsmart the village children of Vrindavan, he learns a lesson he won't soon forget: there is magic in friendship. From the ancient texts of India called the Puranas comes this universal tale of...

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Hercules - Champion of the World
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Hercules - Champion of the World

Nigel Gray (Author), Heath McKenzie (Illustrator)

He was the best at being the best! Hercules is the best at everything. He's the best at fighting, the best at running and the best at being good-looking. King Eury is jealous. He wants to get rid of Herc. So he sends him on a...

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Dragon Legends
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Dragon Legends

David Passes

In this sumptuous anthology, David Passes invites us inside the mythical and fantastical world of dragons. He has selected a magnificent mixture of heroic myths, stories and folktales from the storytelling traditions of India,...

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The Fair Dinkum War
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The Fair Dinkum War

David Cox

Artist David Cox recalls what it was like to be a child during World War Two, and his warm observations reveal a resilient quintessential Australian spirit.

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Le Quesnoy
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Le Quesnoy

Glyn Harper, Jenny Cooper

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 Read reviewFound: The Art of Recycling
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Found: The Art of Recycling

Lisa Hoelzl

A beautiful non-fiction book which aims to inspire children to think about art made from recycled material. Readers will learn about the motivations of the various artists who create collages, sculptures and kinetic artworks from...

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What is Contemporary Art?: A Children's Guide
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What is Contemporary Art?: A Children’s Guide

Jacky Klein, Suzy Klein

Suitable for children and parents, as well as a support for school topic work on art history themes, this title features artworks from the world's leading collections of modern and contemporary art. It introduces the art and ideas...

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Portrait of Spain for Kids
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Portrait of Spain for Kids

Queensland Art Gallery

Portrait of Spain for Kids is the fourth children's book published by QAGOMA and features full-page colour images, information about the artists, fun facts about Spanish history and culture, as well as instructions for at-home...

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Fantastic Jungles of Henri Rousseau
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Fantastic Jungles of Henri Rousseau

Michelle Markel, Amanda Hall

A child's biography of French artist Henri Rousseau, who spent his life as a toll collector, but created unheralded masterpieces in his spare time.

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Inside the World of Tom Roberts: A Ben and Gracie Art Adventure
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Inside the World of Tom Roberts: A Ben and Gracie Art Adventure

Mark Wilson

The paintings of iconic Australian artists are brought to life in this exciting picture book series of adventures about a young boy and girl. In this second book, Ben and Gracie Green lose themselves in the paintings of Tom...

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Miles to Go for Freedom
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Miles to Go for Freedom

Linda Barrett Osborne, The Library of Congress

Chronicles the lives of Black Americans from the years 1896 until 1954. This book discusses the forces leading to legal segregation; specific segregation laws, federal policy and segregation on a national level; and, early efforts...

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Your Sketchbook Your Self
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Your Sketchbook Your Self

Felicity Allen

Offers the advice and support needed to start and maintain a sketchbook. This title covers such subjects as choosing or making your own sketchbook; getting the habit; living with your mistakes; making a mess; doodling; drawing...

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Death and the Underworld
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Death and the Underworld

Anthony Horowitz

Don't mess with the gods. And if they mess with you? Run like hell ...

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The Heroes of the Kokoda Track
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The Heroes of the Kokoda Track

Nicolas Brasch

The 1942 Kokoda campaign was only four months long, yet it is a battle that has left a lasting impression in Australian history. Find out what it was really like on the KokodaTrack and how the Australian troops fought their way...

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