Discover our most threatened animals in New Zealand. From the beautiful forest ringlet butterfly to the down-right ugly southern elephant seal, the cheeky kākāpō to the super-sensory-powered ambush hunters the great white sharks.
Every one of the unique species in our wa... read more

On the Brink: New Zealand's Most Endangered Species

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Antarctica is a fascinating place - it has no native inhabitants, and it's very remote, which means everyone who goes there - today or in the past - has a special reason for wanting to go. It's a place that children can only imagine, because they cannot go there. ... read more

Antarctic Journeys

Have fun learning how scientists and engineers have used knowledge and innovation to shape the modern world. Discover what happens when you flush a toilet or pick up the telephone. And put your thinking caps on to answer questions and riddles, draw pic... read more

Let's Tackle Technology: Activity Book

Maths is a huge part of science, technology and engineering. Young mathematicians can discover more at home by reading the simple explanations and doing the beautifully illustrated activities on each page. Start a lifelong passion for STEM subjects and inspire problem-solving skills.

Let's Master Maths: Activity Book

My First Thesaurus, part of Ladybird's popular I'm Ready...early learning series, is an essential first reference book for primary school children and is perfect for school work and homework help. With colourful illustrations throughout, the thesaurus ... read more

Ladybird Thesaurus: I'm Ready to Spell

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Series:Welcome to the Museum

Welcome to the museum! There are more than 160 animal specimens to be discovered in Animalium, the first in a series of virtual museums. Wander the galleries - open 365 days a year - and discover a collection of curated exhibits on every page, accompanied... read more

Animalium (Welcome to the Museum)

The Teenage Guide to Life Online takes a balanced, clear and informed look at what happens to us all – young and old – when we spend time on the internet or screens. In this book, I explore the pros and cons of life in the Digital Age, f... read more

The Teenage Guide to Life Online
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Series:100 Things to Know

When was the webcam invented and why? Do imaginary numbers exist? What is fuzzy logic? Find the answers these questions about the amazing world of numbers, computers and coding, along with loads of other curious, amazing and mind-bog... read more

100 Things to Know About Numbers, Computers, and Coding (HB)
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A surprising true story of Isaac Newton's boyhood suggests an intellectual development owing as much to magic as science.
 
Before Isaac Newton became the father of physics, an accomplished mathematician, or a leader of the scientific revolution, he was... read more

Isaac the Alchemist

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 Childrens Reference

Series:Lonely Planet Kids

Calling all dinosaur experts! We need your help.
We have just received a crate of dinosaur fossils - and they need assembling! Fast! Can you find the right room for each skeleton and build them in time for the museum's big opening? There are five pop... read more

Build Your Own Dinosaur Museum
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Series:Lonely Planet Kids Ser.

This handy board book is perfect for introducing very young children to the English language. Coming in a convenient travel size, it features 12 words to learn - from sun and shoes to beach and book. Each word is accompanied with a beautiful illustration and pronunciati... read more

First Words: English

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 Childrens Reference

Awards:Finalist in the 2019 NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults - Non-Fiction Award

In the garden, creeping along branches, hiding under stones or flitting from flower to flower, a whole universe of creatures is waiting to be discovered.
Butterflies, moths, beetles, wasps, spiders - what have you found in your backyard? Did you know ... read more

New Zealand's Backyard Beasts (PB)