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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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The great lizard trek  by Felicity Bradshaw

The great lizard trek

Felicity Bradshaw

Rocky, an ornate dragon, lives on the granite rocks in the southwest of Australia. His ancestors have lived in this hot environment for around 10 million years, and for more than 60 000 years, they have lived alongside Indigenous Australians. Rocky's...

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My amazing body  by Ruth Martin

My amazing body

Ruth Martin

"Find out all sorts of amazing facts, like how the brain works, what happens to a mouthful of food, how fast fingernails grow, how we breathe, and much, much more in this ... book about the human body."--Back cover.

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On the move  by Ruth Martin

On the move

Ruth Martin

"Find out how airplaners are able to fly, what a car engine looks like, how a garbage truck holds trash, and much, much more in this ... book about vehicles."--Back cover.

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Outer space  by Ruth Martin

Outer space

Ruth Martin

"Let's blast off into space to find out about her solar system and far beyond. Life the flaps to see what each planet is like, find out how the Sun works, and discover the wonders of space travel - there's so much to explore!"--Back cover.

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Eyewitness football  by Hugh Hornby

Eyewitness football

Hugh Hornby

The ultimate guide to football for today's internet generation. Just in time for FIFA World Cup 2014, the reissue of Eyewitness Football will help your child learn everything they want to know about 'the beautiful game'. Revised and updated with stats...

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My body! what I say goes!  by Jayneen Sanders

My body! what I say goes!

Jayneen Sanders

"The crucial skills taught in this book will help children to protect their bodies from inappropriate touch. Children will be empowered to say in a strong and clear voice, 'This is my body! What I say goes!' Through age-appropriate illustrations and ...

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Brick building 101  by Courtney Sanchez

Brick building 101

Courtney Sanchez

"With [this book] kids will combine their love of LEGO® bricks with learning about STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) in one fun, educational book. Each project includes large, full-color photo instructions ; project preparation ideas...

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Now we are six  by A. A. (Alan Alexander) Milne

Now we are six

A. A. (Alan Alexander) Milne

Verses, many of them humorous, written (sometimes) about and (possibly) for Christopher Robin Milne by his father in the 1920's.

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The kids' turn to cook  by Margaret Brooker

The kids' turn to cook

Margaret Brooker

Provides step-by-step instructions for a variety of recipes, from starters to desserts. Includes notes on safety.

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My family divided  by Diane Guerrero

My family divided

Diane Guerrero

"The star of Orange Is the New Black and Jane the Virgin, Diane Guerrero presents her personal story in this middle grade memoir about her parents' deportation and the nightmarish struggles of undocumented immigrants and their American children"--

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Pass go and collect $200  by Tanya Lee Stone

Pass go and collect $200

Tanya Lee Stone

"A nonfiction picture book history of Monopoly, one of the world's most famous games" --

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Let's hatch chicks!  by Lisa Steele

Let's hatch chicks!

Lisa Steele

In this book you ll meet Violet, a plucky and fun-loving chicken. Violet has an exciting secret: she s ready to be a mom! Join Violet as she keeps her eggs warm and protects them from danger. See what happens each week as the chick grows inside the egg....

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Grandad Mandela  by Zindzi Mandela

Grandad Mandela

Zindzi Mandela

The great-grandchildren of Nelson Mandela ask their grandmother fifteen questions about the former South African president, from his activism work, his Nobel Peace Prize, and his time in prison.

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Marie Curie  by Isabel Thomas

Marie Curie

Isabel Thomas

"Marie Curie was a brilliant scientist who coined the term `radioactivity', discovered polonium and radium, and helped develop treatments for cancer. She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, but her dedication to physics ultimately caused her death...

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Seuss-isms!  by Dr Seuss

Seuss-isms!

Dr Seuss

This book full of valuable advice is a must-have for every age. Whether someone is just starting out in life, or they are already off and running, this humorous and inspiring compilation is the perfect companion to have by their side!

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Thomas & Friends character encyclopedia  by Julia March

Thomas & Friends character encyclopedia

Julia March

"Meet Thomas the Tank Engine and his friends from the Island of Sodor, and beyond! Discover amazing facts about more than 100 of your favorite Thomas & Friends characters. See the real-life trains and vehicles that they are based on!" --Back cover.

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Giant mazes  by Agnese Baruzzi

Giant mazes

Agnese Baruzzi

"Come follow these elaborate labyrinths, chock-full of different animals along the way. Eagle-eyed children will have fun mastering both a maze and a number challenge as they count their way down to the finish line. There’s just one correct route, and...

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Amazed  by Aleksandra Artymowska

Amazed

Aleksandra Artymowska

"Can you help the boy find his way through the mazes and back to his friends? Navigate towering treetops, prickly cactus fields, mysterious caverns and crumbling statues in your epic quest. Featuring ten compelling mazes to solve, this innovative and...

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Fanene Peter Maivia  by David Riley

Fanene Peter Maivia

David Riley

"Fānene Peter Maivia – O le Atali’i o Samoa, o se tala ofoofogia e fa’atatau i se ali’i Polenisia na avea ma tama ta’uta’ua i le fa’āgatama o le pi’i fa’apolōfesa. O le olaga o Fānene na amata mai i Samoa, ma na ia fa’alauiloa le igoa o Samoa i le lalolagi...

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Fanene Peter Maivia  by David Riley

Fanene Peter Maivia

David Riley

"Fanene Peter Maivia – Son of Samoa is the remarkable story of the first Polynesian to become a star of professional wrestling. Fanene’s life began in Samoa and he took Samoa to the world. He was a pioneer who inspired some of the greatest wrestlers the...

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Bear's spooky book of hidden things by Gergely Dudás

Bear's spooky book of hidden things

Gergely Dudás

"Bear really loves Halloween! It's Halloween and Bear can't wait to go trick-or-treating! He hopes his friends will be handing out his very favorite treat: honeycomb. From a spooky pumpkin patch to a haunted house to creepy forest, Bear is in for a r...

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Coco  by Art Mawhinney

Coco

Art Mawhinney

"Join Miguel on an extraordinary journey through the Land of the Dead, where he learns more about his family's story. Along the way, search for hidden objects in eight beautiful scenes inspired by Disney Pixar's Coco."--Provided by publisher.

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Animal record breakers  by Steve Parker

Animal record breakers

Steve Parker

They're amazing! From man-eating sharks to snakes that grow longer than buses, meet the greatest record-breakers of the animal world - the tallest, largest, strongest, deadliest, fastest, and freakiest. These extreme creatures roam the land, swim in the...

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Dogs, cats, and dung beetles  by Dan Gutman

Dogs, cats, and dung beetles

Dan Gutman

Presents a treasury of facts and trivia about animals, including dogs, cats, birds, and reptiles.

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Exploring soils  by Samantha Grover

Exploring soils

Samantha Grover

Have you ever wondered what happens in the earth underneath us? James has, and he wants to learn more about soil. In 'Exploring Soils: A Hidden World Underground, James discovers that soil is not just dirt for digging in. He explores how plants and a...

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Bodies from the ash  by James M. Deem

Bodies from the ash

James M. Deem

"In ancient times, Pompeii was one of the largest cities in the Roman Empire. Its 20,000 inhabitatnts lived in the shadow of Vesuvius, which they believed was a mountain. But Vesuvisu was an active volcano, and within twenty-four hours of its eruption,...

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First maths glossary  by Karen Wilding

First maths glossary

Karen Wilding

Key maths vocabulary and concepts for young children are simply explained in this friendly and informative reference book. Clear, accessible pictures and diagrams support this first introduction to numbers, calculating, measuring, geometry, and...

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Ed Emberley's how to draw monsters and more scary stuff. by Ed Emberley

Ed Emberley's how to draw monsters and more scary stuff.

Ed Emberley

"Using his "alphabet" of shapes and squiggles, Ed Emberley shows new artists the easiest method to create more than 50 creepy creatures and critters. This brand-new bindup edition-featuring color on the interior-of Ed Emberley's Drawing Book of Halloween...

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Alien encounters in Angel Grove  by Gabriel P. Cooper

Alien encounters in Angel Grove

Gabriel P. Cooper

"Take a trip across the cosmos with this comprehensive guide to the original alien invasions in Angel Grove. From notoriously nefarious villains like Rita Repulsa to goofball goons like Pumpkin Rapper, discover a world of monsters, mutants, beasts, and...

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Outside  by Maria Ana Peixe Dias

Outside

Maria Ana Peixe Dias

"Where does this footprint come from? Who has nibbled this pinecone? What is this worm up to? Whether you live in the country or the city, nature is still all around you, so what are we waiting for? It's time to jump off the sofa and discover the animals...

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A kid's guide to London  by Simon Holland

A kid's guide to London

Simon Holland

Welcome to the infographic guide to one of the world's most visited cities: London! Discover all its hidden wonders, fascinating facts and famous landmarks through eye-popping infographics.

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London mazes  by Sam Smith

London mazes

Sam Smith

"From Leicester Square to the London Eye, from Guy Fawkes to ghost tours, children can explore the sights and history of London as they find their way through the wonderfully illustrated scenes in this book. Each maze is more challenging than the last,...

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Epic adventures puzzle book  by Gareth Moore

Epic adventures puzzle book

Gareth Moore

"Are you ready to explore a magical flying castle, lift the curse on a mysterious fairground ride, and take a ride to Dragon Town? Join Ned, Ruby, and Mungo the dog on a code-cracking, maze-solving, clue-finding puzzle adventure! They're about to discover...

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The everything book of dogs & puppies.

The everything book of dogs & puppies.

"Discover the world of dogs in this guide to our favorite furry friends. Find out what barking and tail wagging really mean. Then learn how to keep your pet healthy and happy with lots of dog care tips. There are more than 40 breeds to meet, from flu...

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Leonardo da Vinci  by Isabel Thomas

Leonardo da Vinci

Isabel Thomas

"He was an artist, inventor, architect, engineer, mathematician, sculptor, and scientist, he painted some of the world's most famous works of art and dreamed up over 400 machines that were spectacularly ahead of his time--he even invented the helicop...

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What is gender? How does it define us? and other big questions  by Juno (Young adult fiction writer) Dawson

What is gender? How does it define us? and other big questions

Juno (Young adult fiction writer) D...

What's the difference between sex and gender? What does it mean to be defined by your gender? Are there only two genders? This informative book helps kids to explore these questions and more, explaining that there are differences of opinion and that ...

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Her story  by Katherine (Children's book editor) Halligan

Her story

Katherine (Children's book editor) ...

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Woodlice  by Siân Smith

Woodlice

Siân Smith

Readers learn about wood lice, their life cycle, behavior and more.

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Spiders  by Siân Smith

Spiders

Siân Smith

This book uses simple rhymes and engaging images to teach readers about spiders.

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Grasshoppers  by Siân Smith

Grasshoppers

Siân Smith

Readers learn about grasshoppers, their life cycle, behavior and more.

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Flies  by Siân Smith

Flies

Siân Smith

This book uses simple rhymes and engaging images to teach readers about flies.

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Caterpillars  by Rebecca Rissman

Caterpillars

Rebecca Rissman

This book uses simple rhymes and engaging images to teach readers about caterpillars.

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Code your own adventure  by Max Wainewright

Code your own adventure

Max Wainewright

"Major Kate, Pirate Pierre, Captain Maria and Sir Percival need your help! Prepare for an exciting adventure that will see you saving Planet Zyskinar, searching for buried treasure, finding the Lost City of Gold and discovering the Book of Spells! Wi...

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Borneo rainforest  by Simon Chapman

Borneo rainforest

Simon Chapman

"Simon is flying to the island of Borneo in the South China Sea. He plans to travel by boat and plane, and trek through one of the world's oldest rainforests to find orangutans in their natural equitorial habitat. He'll be sketching some of the island's...

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African savannah  by Simon Chapman

African savannah

Simon Chapman

Simon is journeying through Botswana, in southern Africa, through the wetlands of the Okavango Delta towards the open savannah and semi-desert of Namibia. The whole area is a biodiversity hotspot. Simon is documenting his journey, and there's one animal...

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Nelson Mandela  by Isabel Thomas

Nelson Mandela

Isabel Thomas

"Anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician and philanthropist, Nelson Mandela’s journey from political prisoner to president of South Africa is an incredible tale of triumph in the face of adversity. 2018 marks a hundred years since his birth. From artists...

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Frida Kahlo  by Isabel Thomas

Frida Kahlo

Isabel Thomas

"She endured great pain and hardship, but used her bold, daring paintings to express her emotions and celebrate her identity. Discover one of the twentieth century's most fascinating artists in this colorful guide to her amazing life."--Publisher's.....

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Jurassic world  by Caroline (Children's book writer) Rowlands

Jurassic world

Caroline (Children's book writer) R...

An augmented reality book which provides information about dinosaurs from the Jurassic World movie and allows the dinosaurs to "come to life" on your mobile device screen.

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P is for Paris   by Paul Thurlby

P is for Paris

Paul Thurlby

"See the sights of Paris as never before - through the eyes of award-winning illustrator Paul Thurlby. Join him as he visits the Arc de Triomphe, the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame and the Louvre, as well as discovering some lesser known gems. This unique book...

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Look and find. Bugs  by Kirsteen Robson

Look and find. Bugs

Kirsteen Robson

"A wonderfully illustrated puzzle book teeming with all kinds of insects and other creepy crawlies to spot, count and match. Spot a bee on a bicycle, a butterfly tapping a tambourine and many more eye-catching challenges. The intricate illustrations make...

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Worms  by Siân Smith

Worms

Siân Smith

This book uses simple rhymes and engaging images to teach readers about worms.

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Dragonflies  by Rebecca Rissman

Dragonflies

Rebecca Rissman

This book uses simple rhymes and engaging images to teach readers about dragonflies.

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How to code a sandcastle  by Josh Funk

How to code a sandcastle

Josh Funk

"Pearl and her trusty rust-proof robot, Pascal, need to build a sandcastle before summer vacation is over, and they're going to do it using code. Pearl breaks the big we-need-a-sandcastle problem into smaller steps, then uses sequences, loops, and other...

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How to solve the Rubik's Cube.

How to solve the Rubik's Cube.

The Rubik's Cube is the world's best-known puzzle, a magical object that has baffled and fascinated the world for more than forty years. This clearly-illustrated step-by-step guide teaches you a foolproof beginners' method for solving the Cube, plus ...

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What if you had an animal tail?  by Sandra Markle

What if you had an animal tail?

Sandra Markle

"What if you woke up one morning and you had sprouted a tail overnight? What If You Had An Animal Tail? -- the next imaginative book in the What If You Had series -- explores what would happen if you looked in the mirror and saw that you had an animal...

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Dinosaurium  by Lily Murray

Dinosaurium

Lily Murray

The newest title in the Welcome to the Museum series focuses its attention on the impressive beasts that once ruled the world dinosaurs. The 2017 offering from Big Picture Press's Welcome to the Museum series, Dinosaurium is a stunningly curated guide...

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A Hindu life  by Cath Senker

A Hindu life

Cath Senker

A Hindu Life explores some of the cornerstones of what it means to be a Hindu today, through Sacred Thread and Divali celebrations, christening and wedding ceremonies, what happens in a mandir and why many Hindus go on a pilgrimage to the Ganges.

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A Jewish life  by Cath Senker

A Jewish life

Cath Senker

A Jewish Life explores some of the cornerstones of what it means to be Jewish today, through Passover and Hanukkah celebrations, christening and wedding ceremonies, what happens in a synagogue and why many Jewish people go on pilgrimages to Israel.

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Horned dinosaurs

Horned dinosaurs

Professor Pete knows lots about all sorts of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals. Learn all about horned dinosaurs from pronouncing their difficult names to facts about their weight, what they eat, how fast they can run and where they used to live...

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Plated dinosaurs

Plated dinosaurs

Professor Pete knows lots about all sorts of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals. Learn all about plated dinosaurs from pronouncing their difficult names to facts about their weight, what they eat, how fast they can run and where they used to live...

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Building amazing creations  by Sean Kenney

Building amazing creations

Sean Kenney

Kids love building with LEGO bricks, and so do professional kids like Sean Kenney. After twelve years writing code and designing websites for major corporations, Sean pursued his dream of making LEGO art. The New York Times calls his work the ar...

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Making with states of matter  by Anna Claybourne

Making with states of matter

Anna Claybourne

"Become a science maker by experimenting, tinkering and building - the hands-on way to discover the wonders of science!"--Back cover.

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Making with machines   by Anna Claybourne

Making with machines

Anna Claybourne

"Become a science maker by experimenting, tinkering and building - the hands-on way to discover the wonders of science!"--Back cover.

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Extreme records  by Julie Beer

Extreme records

Julie Beer

A reference guide includes records and achievements made by humans, animals, and nature.

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Amazing brick mosaics  by Amanda Brack

Amazing brick mosaics

Amanda Brack

Every LEGO loving kid has at least one huge bin of bricks - the sets are built, dismantled, and typically never built again - and this book gives them dozens of ways to reuse them in fun projects that range from easy to challenging. Featuring a simple...

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Flying deep  by Michelle Cusolito

Flying deep

Michelle Cusolito

"Climb aboard Alvin, the famous deep-sea submersible credited with helping to find the Titanic, and take a trip two miles down to the bottom of the ocean. Experience a day in the life of an Alvin pilot and join scientists at the seafloor to collect samples...

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Kārearea  by Annemarie Florian

Kārearea

Annemarie Florian

"New Zealand once had one of the largest raptors in the world . Now there is just one left - the Karearea - and it is endangered. This remarkable falcon is known for its fearless hunting prowess, aerial acrobatics and fierce protection of its chicks....

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What's worrying you?  by Molly Potter

What's worrying you?

Molly Potter

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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Stories for boys who dare to be different  by Ben Brooks

Stories for boys who dare to be different

Ben Brooks

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls successfully addressed the huge gender imbalance in children's books in the representation of girls. But boys need to know that prince charmings and brave hunters are not the only role-models either. In fact, a whole...

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Chineasy for Children  by Shaolan Hsueh

Chineasy for Children

Shaolan Hsueh

Chineasy is the fun and easy way to learn how to read Chinese characters with pictures. Learn 100 words for people, animals and numbers, and discover China's foods, festivals and traditions. You'll be surprised how easy Chinese is when you learn it t...

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A journey through art  by Aaron Rosen

A journey through art

Aaron Rosen

A Journey Through Art is a global history of art with a time-travel twist, taking young readers on an expedition from the Paleolithic period to the present day, voyaging to thirty locations around the world. As readers travel from one incredible destination...

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What is terrorism?  by Annabel Savery

What is terrorism?

Annabel Savery

Terrorism is an incredibly difficult thing to understand, and can be hard to talk about. Terrorist attacks that we read and hear about are upsetting, frightening and confusing. This book gives readers a balanced and accessible account of how terrorism...

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Body parts  by Izzi Howell

Body parts

Izzi Howell

Learn all about animal and human body parts and their similarities and differences. From the giraffe's long neck and the owl who can practically turn its head right round to differences in skin, hair fur and teeth, explore human and animal bodies. The...

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Muscles and movement  by Izzi Howell

Muscles and movement

Izzi Howell

Learn all about animal and human movements and muscles, the similarities and differences. From muscles, bones and exoskeletons to running, jumping swimming and flying, explore how humans and animals move and use their muscles. The Human Body, Animal...

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Healthy bodies  by Izzi Howell

Healthy bodies

Izzi Howell

Learn all about animal and human healthy bodies and their similarities and differences. From breathing and diets to sleeping and keeping warm and clean, explore how humans and animals stay healthy. The Human Body, Animal Bodies series looks at the features...

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Fish dream of trees  by Axel Scheffler

Fish dream of trees

Axel Scheffler

There are lions and tigers and mice galore, not to mention a whole host of other bizarre and loveable creatures in this fully colour illustrated collection of short poems. Each four-line poem conjures a new scene or concept.

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Why don't fish drown?  by Anna Claybourne

Why don't fish drown?

Anna Claybourne

Why Don't Fish Drown? is an irreverent and informative introduction to tricky questions about natural history, getting to the heart of the fascinating world of the animal kingdom and its varied cast. Why don't humans have tails? Why can't my dog talk...

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Buildings  by Izzi Howell

Buildings

Izzi Howell

"Take a look at how skyscrapers were designed, how engineers make sure they stay upright and how the science of gravity means they don't fall down. Find out about scale, plans and perspective, explore interesting architecture from bridges and tunnels...

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A Muslim life  by Cath Senker

A Muslim life

Cath Senker

The faith you follow is with you from the moment you are born, until the moment you die (and beyond). Each book follows the rich, cultural and colourful traditions, events, rituals, celebrations, foods, buildings, clothing and more that make up one m...

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The poo that animals do  by Paul Mason

The poo that animals do

Paul Mason

A fascinating insight into the world of animal poo - with strange but poo facts, from the smelliest, biggest, smallest, and most expensive poo to poo camouflage and keeping warm, discover all there is to know about animal poop and its uses. Photos ...

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Armored dinosaurs  by Patrick Scafidi

Armored dinosaurs

Patrick Scafidi

Explores the horns, clubbed tails, spiked ridges, and plated armor of armored dinosaurs, including Stegosaurus and Kaprosuchus.

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Where's Kiwi now?  by Myles Lawford

Where's Kiwi now?

Myles Lawford

"Kiwi is travelling through time, where on earth is he NOW? Join Kiwi and his flying egg time-travel machine on an adventure back through the Ice Age, to the age of pirates, the great Gold Rush, to outer space and beyond! And look out for his mates G...

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Pocket full of colors  by Amy Guglielmo

Pocket full of colors

Amy Guglielmo

"From her imaginative childhood to her career as an illustrator, designer, and animator for Walt Disney Studios, Mary wouldn't play by the rules. At a time when studios wanted to hire men and think in black and white, Mary painted twinkling emerald s...

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Now make this

Now make this

"25 of the world's leading designers contribute one object each for kids to make themselves For the young makers in the family, this beautifully designed handbook offers 25 unique and practical objects for kids to make and use. Each project features....

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I want a dog  by Ben Hubbard

I want a dog

Ben Hubbard

Would you really love a dog but don't know the first thing about how it will affect you and your family? This book gives young children aged 6+ all information they and their families need to see if they could take on this big responsibilty. The information...

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Sabre-toothed tiger. Smilodon  by Gary Jeffrey

Sabre-toothed tiger. Smilodon

Gary Jeffrey

Learn all about one of the most frightening hunters of its time - the Sabre-toothed Tiger! During the last Ice Age, it preyed up mega herbivores, such as camels, giant bison and huge mammoths. Read what happened to one Smilodon in this exciting story...

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Mega shark. Megalodon  by Gary Jeffrey

Mega shark. Megalodon

Gary Jeffrey

Around 16 to 1.6 million years ago the ocean was home to one of the largest, most ferocious predators ever seen on Earth in prehistoric times. At 18 metres long and weighing over 45 tonnes Mega Shark was the king of the Pliocene ocean. Follow a Megalodon...

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Vehicles  by Georgia Amson-Bradshaw

Vehicles

Georgia Amson-Bradshaw

Take a look at how aeroplanes are designed, how they take off and how engineers make sure they stay up in the sky. Find out about cars, trains, boats and helicopters, explore remarkable vehicles from self-driving cars to maglev trains and space rovers,...

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Rivers and coasts  by Izzi Howell

Rivers and coasts

Izzi Howell

Learn about rivers and coasts and how water shapes the landscapes in different ways. Follow rivers from their source to the sea and explore coasts around the world. Find out how erosion creates stunning waterfalls and see how water affects our lives,...

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Otis & Will discover the deep  by Barb Rosenstock

Otis & Will discover the deep

Barb Rosenstock

"A biographical account of engineer Otis Barton and naturalist Will Beebe's record-setting descent into the deep ocean in their Bathysphere craft, making the men the first humans to witness deep sea creatures in their natural habitat" --

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Spirit of the reefs  by Lois Thompson

Spirit of the reefs

Lois Thompson

A collection of stories from the Pacific.

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Games and animation  by Heather (Heather K.) Lyons

Games and animation

Heather (Heather K.) Lyons

Colorful graphics and simple text work together in this book to encourage readers to create their own computer games. From story to code to animation, readers will discover the creativity and technology that goes into their favorite games.

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Staying safe online  by Heather (Heather K.) Lyons

Staying safe online

Heather (Heather K.) Lyons

There are amazing things to discover on the Internet, but to become great coders it's important to know what happens to the information we post and leave behind. Learn how computers are connected together, how search engines work and how to protect y...

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Star Wars maker lab  by Liz Lee Heinecke

Star Wars maker lab

Liz Lee Heinecke

Offers young Star Wars fans projects and experiments inspired by the Star Wars universe, including instructions on making Jabba slime, Kyber crystals, and an Ewok catapult.

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Let's make great projects

Let's make great projects

"An exciting project-packed book of crafts, activities, and experiments for curious children who love to make, play, and explore.With clear step-by-step instructions and photos, children will learn about school subjects through interactive activities,...

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Maya, Incas, and Aztecs  by Brian Williams

Maya, Incas, and Aztecs

Brian Williams

Presents facts about the Mayan, Incan, and Aztec civilizations, covering daily life, religion, art and technology, and where they are now.

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Sewing the rainbow  by Gayle E. Pitman

Sewing the rainbow

Gayle E. Pitman

"Sewing the Rainbow is the powerful story of Gilbert Baker and the creation of the rainbow flag. This book takes readers from Gilbert's childhood in a small town in Kansas where he didn't fit in, to his historic artistic career in San Francisco. Today...

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