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A day at school  by Carolin Görtler

A day at school

Carolin Görtler

Book

"Packed with look-and-find fun, Wimmelbooks let kids be the storyteller. The bustling illustrations in A Day at School invite kids (and parents!) to imagine what's happening in the Wimmelschool classroom, at recess, on a field trip, and in more fun...

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We are branches  by Joyce Sidman

We are branches

Joyce Sidman

Graphic novel

"Branches are all around us: in butterfly wings, on gecko toes, in flowers, frost, and mud. Whether as electricity moving across the sky or rivers flowing to the sea, branches are nature's most efficient way to spread and to connect. They are even found inside...

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Unsolved case files. No. 003, The 500 million dollar heist  by Tom (Writer of children's books) Sullivan

Unsolved case files. No. 003, The 500 million dollar heist

Tom (Writer of children's books) Su...

Graphic novel

"Two thieves posing as Boston Police officers gain entry to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Once inside, they steal thirteen pieces of art, including several rare Rembrandts. Eighty-one minutes later, these men walk off with $500 million worth of art....

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Cool green  by Lulu Delacre

Cool green

Lulu Delacre

"As he works with his young granddaughter to nurture a potted sapling, a Latino landscaper shares his love and admiration of trees. From the extraordinary rainbow gum tree to the mighty, towering redwood, each of the thirteen specimens he tells of is a miracle...

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A story is to share  by Carter Higgins

A story is to share

Carter Higgins

"Born a baby late at night there's no parade just crashing rain She listens listens writes and draws stitches pages sews a book She finds another way to tell a tale This unique picture book biography provides a mesmerizing look at the life of children's writer...

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Emergency vehicles  by Simon Tyler

Emergency vehicles

Simon Tyler

Book

"The fastest police cars. Mammoth fire trucks. Firefighting helicopters. A thrilling large format book packed with full-colour illustrations and information about emergency vehicles from around the world. The size, style and power of these vehicles make for an...

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Dragon bones  by Sarah Glenn Marsh

Dragon bones

Sarah Glenn Marsh

Book

"At home in her seaside town in England, little Mary Anning stared out her window. Unlike other children, Mary couldn't wait for a rainy day. Because when it rained ... the bones were revealed. With her father and brother, Mary would go out searching the damp...

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She sang for India  by Suma Subramaniam

She sang for India

Suma Subramaniam

Book

"Before M.S. Subbulakshmi was a famous Carnatic singer and the first Indian woman to perform at the United Nations, she was a young girl with a prodigious voice"--Publisher's description.

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The magic of maths  by Kjartan Poskitt

The magic of maths

Kjartan Poskitt

Book

"The Magic of Maths is full of incredible tricks to wow children and teachers alike. With a fabulous brand-new cover design for 2019, children can: discover how to use the power of maths to beat the calculator perform amazing card tricks read minds - using the...

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The secrets of sums  by Kjartan Poskitt

The secrets of sums

Kjartan Poskitt

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"The Secrets of Sums is full of facts, tricks and tips to help children discover why numbers are nifty and arithmetic is amazing. Updated for the relaunch of the primary national curriculum in autumn 2014, children can learn all about prime suspects,...

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Pokémon  by Shari Last

Pokémon

Shari Last

Book

"Travel across the Pokémon world like never before. Join Ash on an epic journey, meeting new friends and Pokémon along the way! Discover hidden villages, surf tropical waves, and explore historic castles. Find out Ash's top tips, must-sees, and what to pack...

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The definitive guide to Minecraft 2023  by Naomi Berry

The definitive guide to Minecraft 2023

Naomi Berry

Book

"Featuring the latest news and analysis in the world of Minecraft, the annual is a must-have for all Minecraft fans. Discover updates, hints, and the lowdown on the newest games, including features on Minecraft Dungeons and Minecraft Earth"--Publisher's...

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Every body  by Shelley Rotner

Every body

Shelley Rotner

Book

"Everybody has a body, and each body is different. Sometimes the differences mean certain kids have challenges. In this book you can meet some kids who face challenges and find out about their differences--as well as all the things everybody has in...

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Making more  by Katherine Roy

Making more

Katherine Roy

Book

"From fish to mammals and plants to insects, every organism on Earth must reproduce, and the survival of each species--and of life itself--depends on this and on the diversity it creates. In this groundbreaking book, Katherine Roy distills the science of...

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All bodies are wonderful  by Beth Cox

All bodies are wonderful

Beth Cox

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"Your body is amazing! From the atoms that made you to the things your body can do, ALL bodies are wonderful. We know that bodies can be tricky to understand. Sometimes you might feel like your body is different. But being different is completely natural …...

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The museum of useless body parts  by Rachel Poliquin

The museum of useless body parts

Rachel Poliquin

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"Welcome to the weirdest museum you'll ever explore - the one inside your body! Did you know your amazing, incredible body is a living, breathing museum of evolution? Look closely and you'll find bits and pieces that were useful way back when our lives were...

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My first book of Chinese calligraphy  by Zhihong He

My first book of Chinese calligraphy

Zhihong He

Book

"My First Book of Chinese Calligraphy is a fun and engaging introduction to one of China's most celebrated arts and crafts for kids. Calligraphy a the art of producing decorative handwriting or lettering with a pen or brush a has been around for thousands of...

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Ultimate survival handbook  by Andy McNab

Ultimate survival handbook

Andy McNab

Book

"If you want to be ready for the outdoors, street-smart in the city, and even safe online, this book will show you how! Find out the best way to set up a camp, safely start a campfire, find your bearings, search for food and water and stay safe in the great...

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Archaeology

Archaeology

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"Despite their enigmatic nature, archaeological facts have often provided a neutral witness to events. Often, they are described as "multivocal."Archaeology facts are the results of archaeological excavations. These are collections of artifacts, sites, and...

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Space  by Izzie Clarke

Space

Izzie Clarke

Book

"Everyone knows there are planets and stars and space rocks, but how do these, and everything else in space, affect us on Earth? From the beginning of the universe and the origins of the planets, to the latest research and space missions, journey through space...

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The bird book  by Steve Jenkins

The bird book

Steve Jenkins

Book

"Small birds, tall birds, colourful birds, powerful birds, and smart birds. Birds that swim, birds that hunt, birds that dive, birds that run, and birds that sing. Meet these birds - and many more - in The Bird Book"--Publisher's description.

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Chemical engineering  by Jenny Jacoby

Chemical engineering

Jenny Jacoby

Book

"Engineering is all around you! From raising agents in bread to life-saving medicine and eco-friendly fuel, chemical engineering has transformed our lives. Discover the animal inspiration behind running blades, watch DNA technology in action, and see how...

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Baby goats  by Rachael Barnes

Baby goats

Rachael Barnes

"Developed by literacy experts and educators for students in PreK through grade two, this book introduces beginning readers to baby goats through simple, predictable text and related photos"--

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Get me out of here!  by Pauline Deeves

Get me out of here!

Pauline Deeves

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"Meet the convicts behind Australia's most rascally, dastardly prison escapes. Gifted geniuses or total goofballs? You be the judge! Featuring Moondyne Joe, Mary Bryant, and a guy who put on a kangaroo skin and hopped away (literally), this fun and engaging...

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The gloriumptious worlds of Roald Dahl  by S. A. (Stella A.) Caldwell

The gloriumptious worlds of Roald Dahl

S. A. (Stella A.) Caldwell

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"Read Mrs Twit's recipe for bird pie! Take a look at the Trunchbull's tips for school discipline. Explore The Witchophile's Manual and learn how to recognise a witch. Dive into your favourite Roald Dahl story, or maybe you'll discover a new one in The...

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African proverbs for all ages

African proverbs for all ages

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"It has been said that a proverb is a short sentence based on long experience. African Proverbs is An Oprah Book about the power of proverbs, how they evolve over time, and the wisdom of various cultures in Africa. Whether you're young or old, proverbs can...

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If tigers disappeared  by Lily Williams

If tigers disappeared

Lily Williams

Book

"Deep in the Biligiriranga Hills in India, a fierce creature roams. This landscape is home to animals that are slithery, smart, hidden, and loud, like the roar of a tiger. There are nine subspecies of tigers, but three are now extinct. They play a very...

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What's in the picture?  by Susie Brooks

What's in the picture?

Susie Brooks

Book

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

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Who's in the picture?  by Susie Brooks

Who's in the picture?

Susie Brooks

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"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...

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Warrior princess  by Sally Deng

Warrior princess

Sally Deng

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"An empowering and informative picture book biography about Khutulun, the great-great-granddaughter of Genghis Khan, and how she defied the expectations of her time to become commander of the Khan's army"--Publisher's description.

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Harlem's little blackbird  by Renée Watson

Harlem's little blackbird

Renée Watson

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"Illustrations and text relate the life story of Florence Mills, touching on her family history, and describing her accomplishments as a singer during the Harlem Renaissance"--Publisher's description.

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Everything you know about sharks is wrong!  by Nick Crumpton

Everything you know about sharks is wrong!

Nick Crumpton

Book

"Do you know all there is to know about sharks? They're mean, they all look the same, and the world doesn't need them, right? Well, this book is here to show you that you're WRONG! But don't worry, even the experts can't be right all the time... So, let's...

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Exoplanets  by Wendy Bjazevich

Exoplanets

Wendy Bjazevich

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"NASA has confirmed the existence of over 5,000 exoplanets (planets that lie outside of our solar system) and that number is growing! Exoplanets, the first book of its kind for kids, is a visually packed guidebook to the exoplanets of our universe. You'll...

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A little dose of nature  by Alison Greenwood

A little dose of nature

Alison Greenwood

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"With over 25 mindful activities, make the most of all the good that nature does for you. Discover five "key ingredients" that science says can make you happier, healthier, and more energized. From soaking up sunshine and exploring through sound, to splashing...

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Lunar New Year around the world  by Amanda Li

Lunar New Year around the world

Amanda Li

Book

"From fireworks and festivals to homecooked meals and treasured traditions, Lunar New Year is a colourful time of celebration across the world. Join children from around the globe as they bring in the new year with a bang. Visit countries including China,...

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What the macaw saw  by Charlotte Guillain

What the macaw saw

Charlotte Guillain

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"Follow the story of a colourful scarlet macaw as she raises her family in the Amazon rainforest. As wildfires, deforestation and poachers threaten her environment, will she be able to live a life of freedom among the trees? And will humans learn the true...

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What the elephant heard  by Charlotte Guillain

What the elephant heard

Charlotte Guillain

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"Told in gentle rhyming verse, this beautiful non-fiction picture book follows the story of a herd of African elephants as they journey across the parched savannah in search for a water hole. The matriarch tells of all the sounds of the savannah, and how the...

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Sing like a whale  by Moira Butterfield

Sing like a whale

Moira Butterfield

Book

"Hoot like an owl, howl like a wolf, and sing like a whale. Everyone needs to get their message and feelings across, animals included! Meet a collection of 12 animals from around the world and discover the sounds they make, and why. The book features a...

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Breaking the mold  by Dana Alison Levy

Breaking the mold

Dana Alison Levy

Book

"Scientists who collect microbes from surfers' skin, who use radar sensors to gather data miles away, who combat inequality by pushing for cleaner air policies. Each with their own story, all working to make life better for future generations. Celebrated...

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I have the right  by Reza Dalvand

I have the right

Reza Dalvand

Book

"A stunningly illustrated and essential volume on children's rights- an introduction for kids and a reminder for adults. I have the right to have a name and a nationality. I have the right to the best healthcare. I have the right to an education. I have the...

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The last plastic straw  by Dee Romito

The last plastic straw

Dee Romito

Book

"From reeds used by ancient Sumerians to bendy straws in World War II hospitals, people have changed the straw to fit their needs for 5000 years. Today however, this useful tool is contributing to the plastic problem polluting our oceans. Once again, the...

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Kids cook

Kids cook

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"Kids, it's time to get cooking! Cooking is fun. Kids get to be creative, learn about food and flavours, develop essential skills in the kitchen and, best of all, make and enjoy their own yummy food. Starting with simple recipes and progressing to more...

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ANZAC Girl  by Kate (Children’s story writer) Simpson

ANZAC Girl

Kate (Children’s story writer) Simp...

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"It was 1914 when Sister Alice Ross-King left Australia for the war. Nursing was her passion - all she had ever wanted to do. But Alice couldn't have imagined what she would see. She served four long years and was brave, humble and endlessly compassionate....

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Bobcat prowling  by Maria Gianferrari

Bobcat prowling

Maria Gianferrari

Book

"In this companion to "Coyote Moon" and "Hawk Rising," a young bobcat searches a suburban landscape for a territory to call home"--Publisher's description.

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Black and British  by David Olusoga

Black and British

David Olusoga

Book

"This book is a stunning visual journey through Black British history for younger readers by award-winning historian and broadcaster David Olusoga and illustrated by Jake Alexander and Melleny Taylor. The essential starting place for anyone who wants to learn...

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Art is everywhere  by Jeff Mack

Art is everywhere

Jeff Mack

Book

"This is the story of Andy Warhol--and how his pop art took the world by storm. From drawing shoes for a shoe company to his Campbell's Soup cans and Marilyn Monroe prints, Andy made art out of the everyday. People claimed Andy's art wasn't real art, but that...

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Lists for curious kids. Human body  by Rachel Delahaye

Lists for curious kids. Human body

Rachel Delahaye

Book

"Do you want to know 10 facts about sneezing, 5 effects of space travel on the body and 7 reasons why we dream? Then look no further because this book is bursting with interesting and informative lists to keep you entertained and increase your knowledge of the...

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Mother Goose's nursery rhymes  by Axel Scheffler

Mother Goose's nursery rhymes

Axel Scheffler

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"Join Mother Goose and her three little goslings as they enjoy over fifty classic nursery rhymes, traditional lullabies and favourite action songs, beautifully illustrated in full colour throughout by the award-winning Axel Scheffler, illustrator of The...

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Eyes on flies  by Bryan Lessard

Eyes on flies

Bryan Lessard

Book

"Buzzing with hilarious facts and eye-popping photos, EYES ON FLIES reveals the hidden lives of flies and all the astonishing things they can do. You won't believe what you read! Without flies, there would be no chocolate. Flies have been brave for millions of...

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The happiest boy on Earth  by Eddie Jaku

The happiest boy on Earth

Eddie Jaku

Book

"Eddie lived with his family and adorable dachshund, Lulu, in the beautiful city of Leipzig in Germany. But one day, into the sunshine of his childhood crept a dark, heavy cloud. Not a rain cloud. Much worse than that. Adolf Hitler came to power. When Eddie...

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Collins primary atlas.

Collins primary atlas.

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"Collins Primary Atlas is a great introduction to mapping of the UK, Europe and all major regions of the world. It supports the Key Stage 2 curriculum and is suitable for children aged 7-11 years. This new, fully up-to-date edition includes information on map...

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King Charles III  by Izzi Howell

King Charles III

Izzi Howell

Book

"This fascinating biography for children aged 7-11 tells the story of Charles' life, from his birth at Buckingham Palace to his archaeology degree from Cambridge University, his work as a Naval Officer, his marriage to Diana Spencer and the birth of his two...

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Birds  by Alex (Conservation biologist) Bond

Birds

Alex (Conservation biologist) Bond

Book

"Soar through the skies to follow the lives of our feathered friends as they fight, dance, and play their way through their day. Ornithologist Dr. Alex Bond tells the story of the world's most amazing birds in the style of a nature documentary, including...

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Lists for curious kids. Animals  by Tracey Turner

Lists for curious kids. Animals

Tracey Turner

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"Then look no further because Lists for Curious Kids: Animals is absolutely bursting with 206 interesting and informative lists, guaranteed to keep you entertained and increase your animal knowledge at the same time! Discover animal invaders, popular pets,...

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Aliens  by Joalda Morancy

Aliens

Joalda Morancy

Book

"Do aliens exist? Are UFOs real? The race is on to discover alien life in the universe! This book will sort myth from fact to bring you the real science behind the search for alien lifeforms. Space expert Joalda Morancy will take readers on a tour of the solar...

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A book, too, can be a star  by Charlotte Jones Voiklis

A book, too, can be a star

Charlotte Jones Voiklis

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"When Madeleine L'Engle was very small, she marvelled at the stars. They guided her throughout her life, making her feel part of a big and exciting world, even when she felt alone. They made her want to ask big questions-Why are we here? What is my place in...

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Wonder  by Ana Sampson

Wonder

Ana Sampson

Book

"Wonder: The Natural History Museum Poetry Book is a beautiful collection of poetry with poems inspired by The Natural History Museum. It covers everything from the depths of space to the very centre of the earth - there are poems about the solar system,...

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A history of underwear  by Hannah Holt

A history of underwear

Hannah Holt

Book

"From Paleolithic loincloths to Henry VIII's wives wearing underwear on their heads and beyond, this hilarious--and accurate--history of underwear (as comically modeled by chickens), tells the fascinating story of our most private clothing"--Publisher's...

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Machines  by Jenny Jacoby

Machines

Jenny Jacoby

Book

"Throughout human history, humans have been making tools and machines, from the simple to highly complex, to help us make the most of the world around us and use them to our benefit. Discover more with Everyday STEM Technology: Machines. Explore a world full...

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Geology  by Emily Dodd

Geology

Emily Dodd

Book

"Explore the wonders of Earth and see how geology is all around us, from natures materials that are used to build roads and buildings to the minerals found in your mobile phone and drinks can"--Publisher's description.

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One home  by Hiba Noor Khan

One home

Hiba Noor Khan

Book

"Every person has a right to live on our planet, a right to call somewhere on this earth their home. Across the globe climate change is threatening that right, but we can still save this wonderful planet that is our home. Meet the incredible eighteen young...

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Grimm's fairy tales  by Elli Woollard

Grimm's fairy tales

Elli Woollard

Book

"Follow Little Red through the woods, where she encounters a wolf! Find out what happens when Hansel and Gretel meet a witch, and see who secretly stitches the poor shoemaker's shoes. Who are the mysterious musicians of Bremen... and will Cinderella go to the...

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Fall guys guide to winning the crown  by Eddie Robson

Fall guys guide to winning the crown

Eddie Robson

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"Jump, grab and fling, but try not to fall - learn how to master the levels and be the last one standing in this strategy-packed guide to Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout. This book covers all the hints and tips you need to stumble your way to victory, or at least...

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Minecraft  by Thomas McBrien

Minecraft

Thomas McBrien

Book

"Master the art of building in Minecraft Minecraft is a sandbox game where anything is possible! With over 600 blocks to choose from, getting started can feel overwhelming. This Creative Handbook will give you all the tools you need to become an expert...

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Castles  by Louise Nelson

Castles

Louise Nelson

Book

"Dive into a new subject with the Know It All series. Each book focuses on a new topic and is packed with fascinating facts and stunning images. There is a lot to know and this is the perfect place to start"--Publisher's description.

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The solar system  by Louise Nelson

The solar system

Louise Nelson

Book

"Dive into a new subject with the Know It All series. Each book focuses on a different topic and is packed with fascinating facts and stunning images. There is a lot to know and this is the perfect place to start"--Publisher's description.

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Weather  by Rob Lloyd Jones

Weather

Rob Lloyd Jones

Book

"Find out how weather works in this fun and friendly book. Learn why it rains and snows, and the fascinating science that cause thunder and lightning and hurricanes and rainbows"--Publisher's description.

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Green sea turtle  by Carlee Jackson

Green sea turtle

Carlee Jackson

Book

"You might know that green sea turtles have incredible shells, but there's so much more to learn about these underwater marvels! Turn the pages to find out how green sea turtles keep seagrass beds healthy by "mowing" them, and how some species of fish like to...

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Selfies with komodos  by Brian Moses

Selfies with komodos

Brian Moses

Book

"Every day is an adventure in this brilliant, eagerly awaited collection from one of the UK’s best loved poets. Find cats, dogs and dragons, a rock'n'roll iguana and the Rescue Centre for Mythical Beasts. Take the night train to Transylvania, learn to fly or...

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Automotive  by Matt Ralphs

Automotive

Matt Ralphs

Book

"Embark on a visual journey through the roaring history of automobiles. From the nostalgic Golden Age to the record-breakers of the future, you'll learn about the development of automobiles, the brilliant engineers who brought them to life and how roads and...

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Bug bonanza!  by Andrea Beaty

Bug bonanza!

Andrea Beaty

Book

"What are bugs? It's a mystery! A riddle! A quest! Time to find out what BUGS are about!"--Publisher's description.

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Coding unplugged with number play  by Kaitlyn Siu

Coding unplugged with number play

Kaitlyn Siu

Book

"It's time to have some fun with coding and numbers - in all kinds of surprising places. From obstacle courses to treasure maps, this book gets kid-coders talking like computers and debugging like pros. With the help of familiar number concepts - plus a little...

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Coding unplugged with art  by Kaitlyn Siu

Coding unplugged with art

Kaitlyn Siu

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"It's time to have some fun with coding and art - in all kinds of creative places. From origami dogs to paint-by-numbers, this book gets kid-coders talking like computers and debugging like pros. With the help of familiar art concepts - plus a little exercise...

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Children of the world  by Nicola Edwards

Children of the world

Nicola Edwards

Book

"Discover what daily life is like for children across the world as we explore everything from food to family, and learn how to greet new friends in lots of different languages. See where it's polite to slurp your food and bad manners to give the thumbs up, and...

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See inside genes and DNA  by Alice (Editor) James

See inside genes and DNA

Alice (Editor) James

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"Genes have been shaping your life since the moment you started to exist. But what actually are they? How do they work? Where do they come from? Lift the flaps to find out the answers"--Publisher's description.

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Festivals!  by Jane Bingham

Festivals!

Jane Bingham

Book

"An inviting feast of festivals, from well-known celebrations, such as Christmas, Hannukah, Eid and Diwali, to more surprising events such as the Woolly Worm Caterpillar Race and the Hungry Ghosts' Feast. Young children can dip in at any page and feel all the...

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Next level games review 2023  by Ben Wilson

Next level games review 2023

Ben Wilson

Book

"Bursting with the biggest games, latest trends, and hottest news, Next Level Games Review 2023 is the ultimate annual gaming guide. Inside you'll discover a recap of the last twelve months in gaming and a preview of what's coming soon"--Publisher's...

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Minecraft epic bases  by Thomas McBrien

Minecraft epic bases

Thomas McBrien

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"Minecraft Epic Bases contains twelve mind-blowing builds to inspire you to construct the most incredible bases in Minecraft. There's a glittering ice palace, an ancient mummy's tomb, a floating scientist's laboratory and an entire kingdom of sweets, plus many...

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Save the ... blue whales  by Christine Taylor-Butler

Save the ... blue whales

Christine Taylor-Butler

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"Did you know that the tongue of blue whale can weigh as much as an elephant? How about that blue whales' songs can be louder than the engine of a jet plane? Or that, with the right equipment, you can hear a blue whale's heartbeat two miles away? Perfect for...

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Buddhist stories for kids  by Laura Burges

Buddhist stories for kids

Laura Burges

Book

"The Buddha was a wonderful teacher who was born long ago. He helped people learn how to find peace within themselves and kinder to one another. The Buddha told stories about the lifetimes when he was born as animals before he became a human being. These are...

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Secret Squid storms the castle  by Barry Ablett

Secret Squid storms the castle

Barry Ablett

Graphic novel

"The second book in the Secret Squid search-and-find series. This time Secret Squid is exploring some of the most incredible castles in the history of the world. See these incredible buildings as they would have looked in their heyday. Secret Squid is a master...

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Maya's song  by Renée Watson

Maya's song

Renée Watson

Picture book

"This gorgeous picture book introduces young readers to the life and work of Maya Angelou, whose words have uplifted and inspired generations of readers. The author of the celebrated autobiography I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Maya was the first Black...

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Weird but true! 2023

Weird but true! 2023

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"Entertain the whole family this year with the perfect gift for kids – the 2023 children’s annual loaded with all-new jaw-dropping, eye-popping, brain-bending facts. It pairs the planet’s weirdest facts with the coolest and strangest true stories. From strange...

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Maker workshop  by Alison Buxton

Maker workshop

Alison Buxton

Book

"Create fascinating gizmos from simple electronics and household items, from a gravity-powered car to a light-up backpack to a geodesic mini greenhouse. This highly practical handbook is packed with guidance, tips and inspiration for making simple but clever...

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An invitation to the ballet theatre  by Charlotte Guillain

An invitation to the ballet theatre

Charlotte Guillain

Book

"Grab your very own VIP access pass and enter the wonderful world of the ballet theatre. Have you ever wondered how ballet dancers stay strong and avoid injury? Or how the magical scenes on stage are created by the set department? Step behind the scenes of the...

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The essential handbook for Nintendo Switch

The essential handbook for Nintendo Switch

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"The ultimate guide for all Switch fans! If you own a Switch - or you're thinking about getting one - then you need this guide! It's packed with Switch info, gaming tips and a huge, detailed buyer's guide featuring only the very latest and best Switch games....

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A brief history of underpants  by Christine Van Zandt

A brief history of underpants

Christine Van Zandt

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"A Brief History of Underpants explores the history of underwear with zany facts and illustrations. From bloomers to boxers, everyone wears underwear! One part humor, one part history, the book explores the evolution of fashions most unmentionable garment....

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Best of Disney  by Art Mawhinney

Best of Disney

Art Mawhinney

Graphic novel

"From Mickey Mouse and Snow White to Elsa and Moana, celebrate 100 years of beloved Disney characters and stories. Relive classic movie moments as you search for 100+ hidden objects in iconic scenes. Look and Find play encourages focus, exploration, and...

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Modern art for kids  by Stephanie Ho Poon

Modern art for kids

Stephanie Ho Poon

Book

"Explore modern art with some of the giants of art history. Modern Art for Kids is a charmingly illustrated hands-on guide packed with fun facts, amazing stories about the lives of artists, and artsy-crafty activities for interactive learning"--Publisher's...

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Why is it so hard to breathe?  by Pat Thomas

Why is it so hard to breathe?

Pat Thomas

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"A First Look at Asthma is a gentle introduction to what asthma is, what the symptoms are and what can be done to control it. It's for children who have asthma or who want to understand about other people who have it"--Publisher's description.

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Why am I so tired?  by Pat Thomas

Why am I so tired?

Pat Thomas

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"A First Look at diabetes is a gentle introduction to what diabetes is, what the symptoms are and what can be done to control it. It's for children who have diabetes or who want to understand about other people who have it"--Publisher's description.

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Meteorology  by Anna Claybourne

Meteorology

Anna Claybourne

Book

"The perfect guides to being inspired by science and motivated to master it through the exploration of its use in different fields of study. What is meteorology? What do meteorologists do? How do we predict the weather? These are just a few questions that are...

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Geology  by Anna Claybourne

Geology

Anna Claybourne

Book

" The perfect guides to being inspired by science and motivated to master it through the exploration of its use in different fields of study. What is geology? What do geologists do? What can rocks and mineral tell us about Earth's history? These are just a few...

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Zoology  by Anna Claybourne

Zoology

Anna Claybourne

Book

" The perfect guides to being inspired by science and motivated to master it through the exploration of its use in different fields of study. What is zoology? What do zoologists do? How smart are animals? These are just a few questions that are answered in...

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Entomology  by Anna Claybourne

Entomology

Anna Claybourne

Book

" The perfect guides to being inspired by science and motivated to master it through the exploration of its use in different fields of study. What is entomology? What do entomologists do? What's so interesting about insects? These are just a few questions that...

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Palaeontology  by Anna Claybourne

Palaeontology

Anna Claybourne

Book

"Find out more about the science of prehistoric life, with fascinating case studies from around the world, surprising facts about fossils and lively illustrations and photos"--Publisher's description.

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Natural disasters  by Claire Watts

Natural disasters

Claire Watts

Book

"Become an eyewitness to the weird and wonderful ways of our world, from tsunamis to tornadoes, and discover nature's awesome potential with this Eyewitness guide. See how earthquakes, floods and hurricanes affect what lies in their path, and what measures we...

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Flowers are pretty weird!  by Rosemary Mosco

Flowers are pretty weird!

Rosemary Mosco

Book

"Flowers seem pretty in concept, but with each flip of the page readers are welcomed into the side of flowers that is downright weird"--Publisher's description.

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A splash of red  by Jen Bryant

A splash of red

Jen Bryant

Graphic novel

"Presents an illustrated introduction to the life and work of artist Horace Pippin, describing his childhood love for drawing and the World War I injury that challenged his career."--Provided by publisher.

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Where's the golden Easter Egg?  by Bill Hope

Where's the golden Easter Egg?

Bill Hope

Graphic novel

"Disaster has struck the bunny world -- an evil magician, Za-Zarillo, has stolen the Golden Egg just days before Easter! Without it, there will be no chocolate. Luckily, Tabatha Hopkins steps in to track down this villain. Help her find Za-Zarillo so she can...

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