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Kids nonfiction new titles

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Have a flick through our fascinating collection of new nonfiction books for kids. This list updates when we add new titles to our collection.

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Harry Potter spells & charms  by Jody Revenson

Harry Potter spells & charms

Jody Revenson

Book

Packed with concept illustrations, and behind-the-scenes photography, Harry Potter: Spells and Charms: A Movie Scrapbook is a guide to the spells and incantations of the Harry Potter films. This magical movie scrapbook takes readers on a behind-the-scenes...

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Hello, New Zealand!  by Megan McKean

Hello, New Zealand!

Megan McKean

Book

"Come on an adventure-filled trip around the land of the long white cloud, New Zealand! Explore from the North Island to the South Island with the help of six kiwi guides. Take in the sights, sounds and smells of this beautiful country and along the way,...

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Precious planet  by Sarah Tavernier

Precious planet

Sarah Tavernier

Book

Discover the essential ways that we are connected the earth in Precious Planet, and learn what you can do to take care of our planet. How amazing is the home we all share, planet Earth! It's home to millions and billions of animals and plants, but have...

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A taste of the world  by Beth Walrond

A taste of the world

Beth Walrond

Book

Takes children on a culinary journey around the world, teaching them about new cultures and landscapes through different foods. This illustrated non-fiction book explains facts with interesting references and stories that spark curiosity about the di...

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Moon!  by Stacy McAnulty

Moon!

Stacy McAnulty

Book

A light-hearted nonfiction picture book about the formation and history of the moon and its history in relation to earth--told from the perspective of the moon itself!

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A voice for the spirit bears  by Carmen Oliver

A voice for the spirit bears

Carmen Oliver

Book

The summer Simon turns thirteen, he becomes fascinated with a rare type of black bear called spirit bears. He learns that some have a pure white coat and that they exist in small numbers in the Great Bear Rainforest - not too far from his own home. But...

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The human body  by Cristina Peraboni

The human body

Cristina Peraboni

Book

This is not a typical handbook that simply illustrates the various parts of the body and how they work! This book narrates the human body as the incredibly complex mechanism that it is. It uses an innovative language, infographics, to simplify the most...

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Survival  by Louise McNaught

Survival

Louise McNaught

Book

"Breathtaking animal portraits by Louise McNaught tell the conservation stories of 20 species. Text written by children's natural history author Anna Claybourne details each animal's plight and the work being done to protect them. The history of cons...

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Absolutely everything!  by Christopher Lloyd

Absolutely everything!

Christopher Lloyd

Book

Embark on an entertaining journey across millennia and continents, and learn about absolutely everything including the creation of planet Earth, the age of dinosaurs, the rise of humans, the miserable medieval times, globalisation, wars, revolutions,...

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Adventures of Tupaia  by Courtney Sina Meredith

Adventures of Tupaia

Courtney Sina Meredith

Book

"The incredible story of Tupaia, Tahitian priest navigator, who sailed on board the Endeavour with Captain Cook on his first voyage to Aotearoa. Follow Tupaia as he grows up in Ra'iatea, becoming a high-ranking 'arioi and master navigator. Join him as...

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Plastic sucks!  by Dougie Poynter

Plastic sucks!

Dougie Poynter

Book

How can YOU help save our planet? This awesome and inspiring guide, written by McFly bassist and environmental activist Dougie Poynter, will show you how to get involved in the mission to cut out single-use plastic. Plastic is everywhere and it sucks....

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Your amazing digestion from mouth through intestine  by Joanne Settel

Your amazing digestion from mouth through intestine

Joanne Settel

Book

With supercool facts, clever rhyme, and hilarious illustrations by Steve Björkman, acclaimed author Joanne Settel will answer kids' most burning questions about their bodies in this fascinating, fun exploration of the science of our digestion.

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Captain Aquatica's awesome ocean  by Jess Cramp

Captain Aquatica's awesome ocean

Jess Cramp

Book

Take to the seas with marine conservationist and shark researcher Captain Aquatica and her hammerhead shark sidekick, Fin, to explore the ocean's wettest and wildest depths and get the latest facts from the field!

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What's worrying you?  by Molly Potter

What's worrying you?

Molly Potter

Book

New from Molly Potter, the best-selling author of How are you feeling today? We all have worries now and then, but sometimes worries can feel like they're getting bigger and bigger, like you can't control them any more. What do you do then? ...

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Animal!  by John Woodward

Animal!

John Woodward

Book

Provides information about the physical characteristics, habits, and behavior of such animals as invertebrates, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals.

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Dr. Seuss's horse museum  by Dr Seuss

Dr. Seuss's horse museum

Dr Seuss

Book

A book about looking at and thinking about Art, based on an unfinished manuscript and sketches by Dr. Seuss that was discovered twenty-one years after his death

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The history of rock  by Rita Nabais

The history of rock

Rita Nabais

Book

The History of Rock: For Big Fans and Little Punks is a magical mystery tour through popular music history, featuring trailblazing acts from the 1950s to the present. Colorful, stylish illustrations bring to life artists like Jimi Hendrix, David Bowie,...

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I'm trying to love math  by Bethany Barton

I'm trying to love math

Bethany Barton

Book

In a book for those who dislike mathematics, an alien explains the many areas in which math is used, including baking, music, navigation, and measurements.

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Matilda's jokes for awesome kids  by Roald Dahl

Matilda's jokes for awesome kids

Roald Dahl

Book

What do you get if you add 25 and 917, then subtract 765 and divide the answer by 33? A headache. (Unless you're Matilda!) Matilda's Jokes for Clever Kids would even make the Trunchbull laugh! Narrated by Matilda herself, this joke book is stuffed full...

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Who is Oprah Winfrey?  by Barbara Kramer

Who is Oprah Winfrey?

Barbara Kramer

Book

The story of how a young Southern girl who was raised on a pig farm became one of the most influential and inspiring people in the world. We all know Oprah Winfrey as a talk-show host, actress, producer, media mogul, and philanthropist, but the "Queen...

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Where's Wally? Double trouble at the museum  by Martin Handford

Where's Wally? Double trouble at the museum

Martin Handford

Book

"Join Wally and his friends for a day at the museum. Hidden among the amazing artefacts and exciting exhibitions are over 500 fiendish differences to find. The spot-the-difference challenge starts now!"--Provided by publisher.

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Weird but true! 2020

Weird but true! 2020

Book

This bulging compendium is loaded with jaw-dropping, eye-popping, brain-bending facts and bright, bold photography! Based on the popular National Geographic Weird but True! Series, this new annual pairs the planet's quirkiest, wackiest facts with the...

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The ultimate jokiest joking joke book ever written... no joke!  by Kathi Wagner

The ultimate jokiest joking joke book ever written... no joke!

Kathi Wagner

Book

A big, bold, unbelievable collection of the world's funniest jokes! A hysterical collection of jokes, puns, and knock-knocks to crack up kids of all ages, this enormous book features all of the best jokes from the wildly hilarious Jokiest Joking Joke...

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The wee that animals pee  by Paul Mason

The wee that animals pee

Paul Mason

Book

Welcome to the weird world of animal wee! Find out which animals are the fastest at peeing, which animals don't actually pee and how animal wee can save the planet! Impress friends with "would you wee-lieve it?" wacky animal wee facts and discover th...

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Moles  by Rachel Poliquin

Moles

Rachel Poliquin

Book

Funny and fact-filled, Moles is another installment in the Superpower field guides series by author Rachel Poliquin, featuring full-color illustrations by Nicholas John Frith that will engage readers with witty narration and fun visual elements, insp...

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Amazing facts about baby animals  by Maja Säfström

Amazing facts about baby animals

Maja Säfström

Book

A whimsically illustrated collection of fascinating, surprising, and funny facts about baby animals and their parents, from the author of The Illustrated Compendium of Amazing Animal Facts. Who doesn't love baby animals? Amazing Facts About Baby Animals...

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Warthogs and banded mongooses  by Kari Schuetz

Warthogs and banded mongooses

Kari Schuetz

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to warthogs and banded mongooses. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

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Home for a penguin, home for a whale  by Brenda Williams

Home for a penguin, home for a whale

Brenda Williams

"Dive under the sea to explore the ocean homes of 23 marine animals! With a sea snail hidden on each page and 8 pages of fact-packed educational notes at the end, Home for a Penguin, Home for a Whale will delight both preschoolers and emerging readers...

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In the past  by David Elliott

In the past

David Elliott

Chronologically organized by epoch, this poetic introduction to the dinosaur world illuminates a host of creatures both novel and familiar, ranging from the mysterious trilobite to the famed Tyrannosaurus rex. Includes dinosaur facts.

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Baby elephants  by Christina Leaf

Baby elephants

Christina Leaf

"This book introduces baby elephants to young readers through leveled text and related photos."--

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Butterflies  by Christina Leaf

Butterflies

Christina Leaf

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces butterflies to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--

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Red animals  by Christina Leaf

Red animals

Christina Leaf

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces red animals to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--

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Lovely beasts  by Kate (Children's author) Gardner

Lovely beasts

Kate (Children's author) Gardner

The author lists several animals that many people would consider scary (sharks), ugly (bats), or creepy (spiders) then explains how they benefit their biological niche, and humans!

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The silver spoon for children  by Amanda Grant

The silver spoon for children

Amanda Grant

Book

Want your child to cook like an Italian? The Silver Spoon for Children is the best way to start. What if your child could make their own Pizza Margherita? What about Tomato Bruschetta, Tuscan Minestrone Soup, Rigatoni with Meatballs, Chicken Stuffed ...

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Catch cat  by Andy Council

Catch cat

Andy Council

Book

"Travel the world with this spotting book for curious cats everywhere. As young readers explore each continent from America to Antarctica to search for the elusive cat hiding on every page, they will encounter hundreds of icons unique to each place. ...

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I spy Christmas  by Walter Wick

I spy Christmas

Walter Wick

Book

"Rhymes invite the reader to find hidden objects in photographs of Christmas items."--Provided by publisher.

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Survival for beginners  by Colin Towell

Survival for beginners

Colin Towell

Book

This essential survival guide for intrepid young explorers shows the skills and techniques you need for outdoor adventure, from maps and navigation to camping. Learn the basics - from picking the best campground to knowing how to build a shelter - with...

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Spaced out

Spaced out

Book

Blast off into space and explore the galaxies with a constellation of illustrated poems about the sun, moon and stars, black holes and worm holes, asteroids and meteorites, and even weird alien life forms. From shape poems and free verse to rhymes, k...

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Be kind  by Naomi Shulman

Be kind

Naomi Shulman

Book

In Be Kind, kids learn that kindness is a quality that can be expressed in ways other than merely being "nice," including standing up for someone or something, engaging in a community, showing compassion toward other beings, and expressing gratitude....

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You can change the world  by Lucy Bell

You can change the world

Lucy Bell

Book

Every day, we see a problem we would like to fix. A piece of rubbish in a green, grassy park. Plastic water bottles buried in the sand at the beach. A garbage bin overflowing onto the street. A skinny, stray dog. A homeless person on a cold day.These...

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Mythologica  by Stephen Kershaw

Mythologica

Stephen Kershaw

Book

An illustrated encyclopedia of characters from Greek mythology, arranged alphabetically and broken down into three key categories. Uncover the lives of 50 powerful gods and goddess, earth-dwelling mortals and terrifying monsters as we journey back in...

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The ancient Olympic Games

The ancient Olympic Games

Book

Travel back in time to Ancient Greece to discover the origins of the Olympic Games. Bright, bold and dynamic artwork bring to life the origins of the Olympic Games. Find out about the legend behind the games, the original events and the excitement that...

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Things that go  by Heather Alexander

Things that go

Heather Alexander

Book

When was the wheel invented? How fast is a bullet train? What makes a car go? Find out in this interactive book with 100 questions and answers, and 70 lift-the-flaps to explore. Lift the flaps to look inside a car's engine, learn about farm machines,...

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Rocks and minerals  by Ruth Strother

Rocks and minerals

Ruth Strother

Book

From amethysts and tanzanite to the sparkling geodes and erupting volcanoes, get the latest geological insights and intel straight from the field from National Geographic explorer and geophysicist Dr. Sarah Stamps. Ready to go on a rocking great adv...

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Dr. E's super stellar solar system  by Bethany Ehlmann

Dr. E's super stellar solar system

Bethany Ehlmann

Book

This stellar book introduces kids to outer space through in-depth info and comic book adventure. Along the way, kids follow explorer Bethany Ehlmann, a member of the NASA Mars Rover Curiosity mission, and her lovable robo-dog, Rover, as they study and...

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A girl called Genghis Khan  by Michelle author. Lord

A girl called Genghis Khan

Michelle author. Lord

Book

Meet Maria Toorpakai Wazir, a brave Pakistani girl who pursued her love of sports in spite of being taunted and beaten. When the President of Pakistan gave Maria an award for outstanding achievement, the Taliban threatened her squash club, family, and...

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Funny animals

Funny animals

Book

Stories about pets and other animals that are humorous, for children.

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How to be an astronaut and other space jobs  by Sheila Kanani

How to be an astronaut and other space jobs

Sheila Kanani

Book

Do you have what it takes to become an astronaut, a spaceship engineer or to work at Mission Control? Find out all about space and all the incredible space jobs you could do, from training to be a space chef or designing spacesuits to searching for new...

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Pencils, pens & brushes  by Mindy Johnson

Pencils, pens & brushes

Mindy Johnson

Book

Based on Mindy Johnson's critically acclaimed Disney Editions title, Ink & Paint: The Women of Walt Disney's Animation, this nonfiction picture book is a fun and inspiring look at many of the amazing women who have worked at Disney Animation over the...

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Brain tricks  by Rose Stanley

Brain tricks

Rose Stanley

Book

Brain Tricks is a book which aids children's understanding of emotional pain, what it is and how it differs from physical pain. It explains the phenomenon of neuroplasticity in a way that children can grasp and invites them to unlock the power they have...

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The wildlife winter games  by Richard Turner

The wildlife winter games

Richard Turner

Book

This distinctive picture book features entertaining text and dynamic illustrations and is a unique way to introduce readers to a selection of popular winter sporting events and Arctic and Antarctic creatures. Who do you think would win a game of ice ...

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World War II  by Nick Hunter

World War II

Nick Hunter

Book

From Hitler's rise to power to the surrender of the Japanese in 1945, The National Archives: World War II uncovers real-life facts about one of the most terrible wars. In 1939, only a generation after the 'war to end all wars', the world found itself...

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Dinner recipe queen  by Gail Green

Dinner recipe queen

Gail Green

Book

Wind down the day with Kylie Jean, Dinner Recipe Queen! Easy-to-follow recipes and fun photos will have you gathered around the table in a flash.

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The spookiest tricks & treats joke book ever!

The spookiest tricks & treats joke book ever!

Book

Get ready for Halloween with more than 900 brand-new Q&A jokes, knock-knocks, puns, riddles, and one-liners. The Spookiest Tricks & Treats Joke Book Ever! contains all types of kid-friendly jokes that are perfect to tell while trick-or-treating or at...

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Rise up  by Amanda Li

Rise up

Amanda Li

Book

Here are 29 tales of amazing young girls and boys who have achieved the unimaginable - from surviving a plane crash in the jungle to inventing creative ways to rid our oceans of plastic. There are tales of triumph over illness and injury, and of over...

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Anytime yoga  by Ulrika Dezé

Anytime yoga

Ulrika Dezé

Book

Simple yoga poses for kids ages 3-7 to practice throughout the day, for energy in the morning, focus during the day, and calm when they need a break. Join Kika and her little monkey Yazoo as they introduce 14 simple yoga poses for kids. Each pose in this...

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Tomie DePaola's Christmas tree book. by Tomie DePaola

Tomie DePaola's Christmas tree book.

Tomie DePaola

Book

A family discusses the origins of the Christmas tree as it decorates its own.

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Lego  by Joachim Klang

Lego

Joachim Klang

Book

Simple models for younger kids are followed by more sophisticated vehicles that all Lego enthusiasts can build with bricks they've got at home. From tractors to sports cars - you'll find a broad choice in here!

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Treat recipe queen  by Gail Green

Treat recipe queen

Gail Green

Book

Stop for a snack with Kylie Jean, treat recipe queen! Sweet or savory, Kylie Jean's got your between-meal cravings covered.

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The cat encyclopedia for kids  by Joanne Mattern

The cat encyclopedia for kids

Joanne Mattern

Book

Sink your claws into some cat facts! Learn the history, behaviors, physical traits, and special characteristics of cat breeds including Siamese, Persian, American Shorthair, Abyssinian, Maine Coon, and many more. This guidebook gives cat lovers and owners...

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Prehistoric  by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld

Prehistoric

Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld

Book

The perfect book for dinosaur lovers! Journey backwards to prehistoric Earth, starting in the present and zipping back hundreds of millions of years, stopping in frozen ice ages, lush prehistoric rainforests, and ancient oceans along the way.

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My whirling, twirling motor  by Merriam Sarcia Saunders

My whirling, twirling motor

Merriam Sarcia Saunders

Book

A young boy with ADHD feels like he is constantly driven by a 'motor.' He is constantly getting in trouble, even when he is not trying to be naughty. But his mom helps him focus on the things he does right each day.

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Darwin's voyage of discovery  by Jake Williams

Darwin's voyage of discovery

Jake Williams

Book

A wonderful celebration of history's most remarkable journey; published to celebrate 150 years of Charles Darwin's seminal text on evolution: On The Origin of Species. Step on-board The Beagle and follow the remarkable journey that inspired almost all...

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The emperor and the nightingale  by Rosie Dickins

The emperor and the nightingale

Rosie Dickins

Picture book

The Emperor of China loves to hear the little brown nightingale sing. Then, one day, a dazzling new song bird arrives. It is made of gold and jewels, and the Emperor has eyes for nothing else. What will happen to the little brown nightingale?

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Atlas of amazing birds  by Matt Sewell

Atlas of amazing birds

Matt Sewell

Book

From colossal condors to polychromatic peacocks, The Atlas of Amazing Birds celebrates winged creatures through joyful watercolors and well-researched, humorously told tales of their habits and habitats. Some birds migrate thousands of miles, others ...

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Why do we wear clothes?  by Helen Hancocks

Why do we wear clothes?

Helen Hancocks

Book

Do you know why a chef's hat has 100 pleats? Or how many ways there are to tie a tie? Packed full of whacky facts and stunning clothes from designers and cultures around the world, this book is a must-have for anyone who has ever wondered why we wear...

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The thrifty guide to ancient Greece  by Jonathan W. Stokes

The thrifty guide to ancient Greece

Jonathan W. Stokes

Book

A snappy, informative travel guide for the time traveler complete with humorous maps, reviews of places to stay, and top attractions and tips on who to have lunch with.

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Coding with Scratch  by author theCoderSchool

Coding with Scratch

author theCoderSchool

Book

Coding with Scratch will show children how to think like coders, and will help them to develop the skills necessary to build their own website and get it online.

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100 ways to fly  by Michelle A. Taylor

100 ways to fly

Michelle A. Taylor

Book

Some words are made of breath. Some words are made of stone. Listen, weigh them carefully, To make music for your poem. What better way to get away than with words! Escape to The Word Zoo, Great Balls of Poetry or A Pocket Full of Poems. In 100 Ways to...

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100 ways to be thankful  by Lisa Gerry

100 ways to be thankful

Lisa Gerry

Book

Discover 100 creative ways to express gratitude for all that's good in your life with this powerful little book, packed with positive thoughts, practical ideas, and take-action prompts. In today's hectic, fast-paced, overscheduled world, so many of us...

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From mud huts to skyscrapers  by Christine Paxmann

From mud huts to skyscrapers

Christine Paxmann

Book

Filled with colourful architectural drawings and engaging texts, this history of architecture for children is a great way to introduce young readers to the subject. Children will be utterly absorbed by this journey through the history of architecture,...

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World War I  by Nick Hunter

World War I

Nick Hunter

Book

From the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand to the signing of the Treaty of Versailles, "World War I" takes a look at how this devastating war shook the world one hundred years ago. Packed full of amazing photographs and original documents from...

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Lunch recipe queen  by Gail Green

Lunch recipe queen

Gail Green

Book

Kylie Jean, lunch recipe queen, knows all about the most important meal of the day! Find a new noon favorite that'll still give you time to go out and play.

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Breakfast recipe queen  by Gail Green

Breakfast recipe queen

Gail Green

Book

Kylie Jean, breakfast queen is here to help get you off to a great morning! Easy-to-follow recipes and fun photos will have you flipping pancakes in no time.

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Adventures on Earth  by Simon Tyler

Adventures on Earth

Simon Tyler

Book

Graphic illustrator Simon Tyler explores the extremes of our planet – and the people who venture there – in his bold and colourful style. Following on from the magnificent Adventures in Space, comes a compendium on a topic closer to home – our planet,...

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Heroes who help us from around the world  by Liz Gogerly

Heroes who help us from around the world

Liz Gogerly

Book

Nurture a child's natural curiosity with this quirky book about the jobs people do! Think of a person who does a heroic job. Perhaps you're thinking of a firefighter who puts out burning buildings, or a doctor who makes sick people better? These people...

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An illustrated treasury of Scottish castle legends  by Theresa Breslin

An illustrated treasury of Scottish castle legends

Theresa Breslin

Book

Dark dragons, ghostly pipers, rude goblins and sly wizards discover the legends that dwell within the ancient castles of Scotland. This highly anticipated book is the latest volume of much-loved Scottish tale treasuries by Carnegie-award-winning chil...

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Code your own website  by author theCoderSchool

Code your own website

author theCoderSchool

Book

One of two new books in the brand-new Basher series Coding with Basher. These books combine Basher's trademark quirky and humorous illustration style with the very latest teachings on coding with the Scratch programme from the founders of the US-based...

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Big ideas for curious minds

Big ideas for curious minds

Book

Children are, in many ways, born philosophers. Without prompting, they ask some of the largest questions about time, mortality, happiness and the meaning of it all. Yet too often this inborn curiosity is not developed and, with age, the questions fall...

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The big book of hacks for Minecrafters  by Megan Miller

The big book of hacks for Minecrafters

Megan Miller

Book

"With more than 100 million registered Minecraft accounts and rights picked up by Warner Brothers for a The Lego Movie style, action-adventure film, Minecraft is on its way to becoming the next big children's brand. While there are several successful...

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The marvellous adventure of being human  by Max Pemberton

The marvellous adventure of being human

Max Pemberton

Book

Join Doctor Max Pemberton as he takes you on a marvellous adventure around the human body! Shrink yourself down as small as you can go. No - much smaller than that! You'll need to be small enough to crawl up nostrils, peer inside eyeballs and float through...

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Guinness world records. 2020, Gamer's edition

Guinness world records. 2020, Gamer's edition

Book

We're proud to present the 13th edition of the world's best-selling gaming annual! Gamer's 2020 features all of the most popular videogame characters that our readers know and love. As an exciting change to our usual structure, Gamer's 2020 has the theme...

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Girl activist  by Louisa Kamps

Girl activist

Louisa Kamps

Book

Rebel girls, young activists, and other trailblazing tweens and teens will be inspired by the stories of 40 women who have changed the world for the better. Mini-biographies of unstoppable women activists--from Malala Yousafzai to Susan B. Anthony, E...

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Before they were authors  by Elizabeth Haidle

Before they were authors

Elizabeth Haidle

Book

What makes a writer? What inspires them? Where do their stories come from? Striking illustrations bring to life this anthology of literary legends and their childhoods. Featuring beloved authors such as Maya Angelou, C.S. Lewis, Gene Luen Yang and J...

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The magic school bus  by Joanna Cole

The magic school bus

Joanna Cole

Book

A special field trip on the magic school bus allows Ms. Frizzle's class to get a first-hand look at major parts of the human body and how they work.

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Korean celebrations  by Tina Cho

Korean celebrations

Tina Cho

Book

Korean Celebrations takes young readers on an exciting exploration of Korea's colorful festivals and family celebrations--wonderful days that are filled with exciting activities and delicious foods. This book allows children to experience Korean cult...

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A world of discovery  by James (Printmaker) Brown

A world of discovery

James (Printmaker) Brown

Book

"A stunning collection of the world's most important discoveries for all the family to enjoy. Discover fascinating facts and figures about space travel, the human body, time, the computer and much more with Brown's bold, bright colours and beautiful....

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Sun!  by Stacy McAnulty

Sun!

Stacy McAnulty

Book

"Meet Sun: He's a star! And not just any star--he's one in a billion. He lights up our solar system and makes life possible. Rich with kid-friendly facts and beautifully brought to life by Stevie Lewis, this is an equally charming and irresistible companion...

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Marvel amazing powers

Marvel amazing powers

Book

Whose suit is reinforced with the metal Vibranium? Who loves climbing up walls? Who has unlimited strength? Discover these answers and all the amazing powers of your favourite Marvel Super Heroes. Meet the Guardians of the Galaxy, Spider-Man, Thor, The...

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The speed of starlight  by Colin (Science writer) Stuart

The speed of starlight

Colin (Science writer) Stuart

Book

"Designed to present physics in a totally new light, this science book explores the topics of physics, light and sound alongside incredible artwork from surrealist artist Ximo Abadia. Visualise sonar sound, discover the speed of light and understand ...

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Explorers  by Nellie Huang

Explorers

Nellie Huang

Book

Great explorers have one thing in common - a desire to leap into the unknown, no matter how dangerous that might be. From Ferdinand Magellan's first circumnavigation of the world 500 years ago to Barbara Hillary's treks to the North and South poles while...

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Disney princess  by Victoria Saxon

Disney princess

Victoria Saxon

Book

DK's updated Disney Princess: The Essential Guide is the ultimate companion to Disney's much-loved Princess movies, now featuring Merida from Brave and the latest princess to be officially inaugurated-Moana. Enter the magical worlds of Snow White, Ci...

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It feels good to be yourself  by Theresa Thorn

It feels good to be yourself

Theresa Thorn

Book

A picture book that introduces the concept of gender identity to the youngest reader from writer Theresa Thorn and illustrator Noah Grigni. Some people are boys. Some people are girls. Some people are both, neither, or somewhere in between. This swee...

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Warriors & weapons  by Jim Zub

Warriors & weapons

Jim Zub

Book

In this illustrated guide, you're transported to the legendary and magical worlds of Dungeons & Dragons, where you are presented with one-of-a-kind entries for different types of warriors, as well as the weaponry these fighters need for D&D adventuring....

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How to draw  by Nick Sharratt

How to draw

Nick Sharratt

Book

Packed with step-by-step guides and handy tips, this book helps you learn how to draw Tracy Beaker, Hetty Feather, and all your other favourite Jacqueline Wilson characters. It is suitable for any budding artist.

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The wonders of nature  by Ben Hoare

The wonders of nature

Ben Hoare

Book

This compendium of amazing rocks and minerals, microscopic life, plants, and animals will wow children and many adults, too. With 100 remarkable items from the natural world, from orchids to opals and lichens to lizards, everyone will find something to...

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First how things work encyclopedia

First how things work encyclopedia

Book

DK Australia's First Reference series provides Australian children with the essential building blocks that support their learning. All the essential science and engineering topics for primary school children are covered with this fun and informative....

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Explanatorium of science

Explanatorium of science

Book

The only science book for children you'll ever need, with amazing photography that shows and explains how chemistry, physics, and biology work. Watch as mixtures merge and matter changes state. Discover how some chemical changes can be reversed, yet ...

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Odd science  by James Olstein

Odd science

James Olstein

Book

A full head of human hair is strong enough to support up to 12 tons in weight. Microglia are brain cells that trim/eat long synapses of material that no longer functions throughout the brain. Scientists have used the video game Pac-Man to explain this...

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