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 Childrens Reference

An indispensable guide to welcoming children--from babies to teens--to a lifelong love of reading, written by Pamela Paul and Maria Russo, editors of The New York Times Book Review. Do you remember your first visit to where the wild things are? How about curling up f... read more

How to Raise a Reader

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 Childrens Reference

Series:Lonely Planet Kids

Want to know which nation a dentist-turned-dictator rules? Where to find taxis shaped like coconuts? And who watches competitive cockroach racing? Then this is the book for you!
The Big World of Fun Facts from Lonely Planet Kids is packed with amazi... read more

The Big World of Fun Facts

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 Childrens Reference

Series:Lonely Planet Kids

Explore the animal kingdom like never before with the Animal Atlas from Lonely Planet Kids. Unfold maps to reveal animals from every continent and lift the flaps to see their unique environments and habitats.
Discover a world of animals facts, life-size photos an... read more

Animal Atlas

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 Childrens Reference

This compelling, mind-blowing book of lists on every imaginable subject that an inquisitive child wants to understand is un-put-down-able!
Filled with details on topics from the most shudder-inducing bugs and the ... read more

The Curious Book of Lists: 286 Fun, Fascinating and Fact-Filled Lists

My Best Book of Whales and Dolphins looks at the life cycles, habitats, and amazing diversity of these underwater mammals. It helps readers understand the differences between these marine creatures, and offers insights into their ability to communicate a... read more

My Best Book of Whales and Dolphins

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 Childrens Reference

This simple, engaging introduction to art combines superb reproductions of an imaginative selection of artworks by artists ranging from Rousseau and Seurat to Mondrian and Van Gogh. With beautifully pitched text supported by friendly cartoon-style illustrations, Who... read more

Who's in the Picture?

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 Childrens Reference

Series:Genius

A new series of illustrated books specifically designed for children in elementary education, narrating the stories of those great historical figures who have left their mark on humanity in fields such as science, art, exploration, music and other subjects. Young ... read more

Galileo Galilei (Genius)

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 Childrens Reference

Series:Genius

A new series of illustrated books specifically designed for children in elementary education, narrating the stories of those great historical figures who have left their mark on humanity in fields such as science, art, exploration, music and other subjects. Young readers will... read more

Pablo Picasso (Genius)

One night in June 2016, Massey University language lecturer Darryn Joseph sat in a hospital room minding a teacher who had become a dear friend and mentor to him. Darryn wrote her a poem of appreciation, kissed her ... read more

Whakarongo ki ō Tūpuna / Listen to Your Ancestors (English Maori Bilingual HB)

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 Childrens Reference

Series:Genius

Meet world-famous physicist Stephen Hawking and learn about his life and work in this engagingly illustrated biography. Known for both his bestselling books and his work on black holes, physicist Stephen Hawking beat the odds and lived with ALS--a form of motor neur... read more

Stephen Hawking (Genius)

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 Childrens Reference

Series:Genius

A series of illustrated books specifically designed for children in elementary education, narrating the stories of those great historical figures that have left their mark on humanity in fields such as science, art, exploration, music, fashion and other subjects. Youn... read more

Charles Darwin (Genius)

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 Childrens Reference

Stephen Hawking was one of the world's most famous scientists. His ground-breaking research into black holes and the Big Bang has helped to explain the beginnings of our universe and his book A Brief History of Timehas sold over 10 million copie... read more

Little Guides to Great Lives - Stephen Hawking