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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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How to teach grown-ups about Pluto  by Dean Regas

How to teach grown-ups about Pluto

Dean Regas

Book

"A witty guide to Pluto’s discovery and demotion, which puts kids in charge. Pluto has not been a planet since 2006. But this tiny world still inspires people of all ages while sparking controversy. In this delightfully witty book, astronomer Dean Re...

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Do you love exploring?  by Matt Robertson

Do you love exploring?

Matt Robertson

Book

"Raft down rapids to see raccoons, ski across ice to spot emperor penguins and dive underwater to explore the coral reef and learn why discovering animals is SUPER exciting! From the leafy green canopy of the rainforest, where gibbons communicate by ...

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Anglerfish  by Elaine M. Alexander

Anglerfish

Elaine M. Alexander

Book

"Deep in the darkest part of the ocean, visit a primordial, fierce-toothed fish that draws in prey with its own bioluminescent lure. Dive thirteen thousand feet below the ocean’s surface, where no ray of sunlight can penetrate. Resources are scarce, and...

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How to promenade with a python (and not get eaten)  by Rachel Poliquin

How to promenade with a python (and not get eaten)

Rachel Poliquin

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"Meet Frank. He's a 300-pound python with 100 pointy teeth, night vision and a killer squeeze. And he wants you to join him for a moonlit walk. I hope he's not hungry. But don't be afraid to say yes. If you follow my expert advice, you'll survive with...

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How to high tea with a hyena (and not get eaten)  by Rachel Poliquin

How to high tea with a hyena (and not get eaten)

Rachel Poliquin

Book

"The second book in a hilarious illustrated non-fiction series starring a savvy and stylish cockroach who guides the reader through an encounter with a charming -- and dangerous -- predator. Is this hyena drooling for tea and crumpets . . . or for yo...

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How a king plays  by Oliver Boydell

How a king plays

Oliver Boydell

Book

"Eleven-year-old national chess champion Oliver Boydell presents sixty-four chess tips"--Publisher's description.

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Let's save Antarctica  by Catherine Barr

Let's save Antarctica

Catherine Barr

Book

"Home to millions of penguins, ancient dinosaur fossils and huge blue whales, Antarctica is our last great wilderness. This fascinating picture book brings to life this extreme and exciting continent for young children, exploring its icy landscape an...

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Snow leopards and other wild cats  by Mary Pope Osborne

Snow leopards and other wild cats

Mary Pope Osborne

Book

"When Jack and Annie came back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #36: Sunlight on the Snow Leopard, they had lots of questions. Where do snow leopards live? Why are they endangered? Which wild cat has the longest fangs? How do lions hunt? Find...

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Mighty  by Shirin Taherzadeh

Mighty

Shirin Taherzadeh

Book

"Told through the eyes of a traveller, a doctor, an aristocrat, a writer, a young boy, a wealthy woman, and a little girl, ‘Mighty’ consists of seven stories about ‘Abdu’l-Bahá. His extraordinary life of love, justice, compassion and humility will in...

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Carnival of the animals  by Michael Morpurgo

Carnival of the animals

Michael Morpurgo

Book

"A stunning gift collection of animal poems from master storyteller Michael Morpurgo, celebrating with heart and humour the creatures with whom we share our planet. Collaborating once more with iconic artist, Michael Foreman, Morpurgo's poems are inspired...

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Town mouse, country mouse  by Jan Brett

Town mouse, country mouse

Jan Brett

Book

"After trading houses, the country mice and the town mice discover there's no place like home. A story filled with suspense and humor, this classic tale of a town mouse and a country mouse takes a new twist in the imaginative and talented hands of Jan...

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福特  by 梁池安

福特

梁池安

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普利策  by 朴银河

普利策

朴银河

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费曼  by 许恩实

费曼

许恩实

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肖邦  by 徐宝贤

肖邦

徐宝贤

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莫奈  by 金成恩

莫奈

金成恩

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探秘北京冬奥会

探秘北京冬奥会

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趣谈知识、探索科技2个大方面讲述北京冬奥会的周边知识及科技创新;冰韵北京、雪动延庆、雪舞崇礼3个赛区讲述北京冬奥会的15个比赛项目。

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Indigenous Peoples' Day  by Katrina M. Phillips

Indigenous Peoples' Day

Katrina M. Phillips

Book

"Indigenous Peoples' Day is about celebrating! The second Monday in October is a day to honor Native American people, their histories, and cultures. People mark the day with food, dancing, and songs. Readers will discover how a shared holiday can have...

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The most important animal of all  by Penny Worms

The most important animal of all

Penny Worms

Graphic novel

"A teacher challenges her class to decide which is the most important animal of all. Seven children champion a different animal for the top spot. * Is it BEES as master pollinators, or BATS who are night-time predators as well as pollinators? * Is it...

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World of food  by Sandra Lawrence

World of food

Sandra Lawrence

Book

"What did Ancient Romans snack on? How has the humble potato shaped history? And will algae burgers be a future fast food? Find out fascinating history behind what we eat and explore more than 100 mouth-watering dishes and traditions from around the....

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How to be a doctor and other life-saving jobs  by Punam Krishan

How to be a doctor and other life-saving jobs

Punam Krishan

Book

"A friendly, fascinating book about how to work in the medical industry written by NHS GP and TV presenter Dr Punam Krishan. Do you have what it takes to become a doctor, a medical scientist or to work in public health? Find out all about the incredi...

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My first book of ocean animals  by Ginjer L. Clarke

My first book of ocean animals

Ginjer L. Clarke

Book

"Dive in to a fun first exploration of life under the sea. From tiny plankton to huge whales, our oceans are home to all kinds of amazing animals. Discover some of the most fascinating marine creatures with My First Book of Ocean Animals. It's packed...

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Gymnastics's G.O.A.T  by Joseph Levit

Gymnastics's G.O.A.T

Joseph Levit

Book

"From daring vaults to jaw-dropping floor routines, gymnastics stars do it all. This book sticks the landing for old and new fans alike with stunning stats, thrilling comebacks, and the greatest gymnasts of all time"--Publisher's description.

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Hacks for Minecrafters. Master builder  by Megan Miller

Hacks for Minecrafters. Master builder

Megan Miller

Book

"This book has been updated for Minecraft 1.12, the World of Color update that added new function and crafting systems, illusioners, parrots, and building materials like glazed terracotta and concrete. Our tips will help gamers find the best locations,...

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The encyclopedia of STEM words  by Jenny Jacoby

The encyclopedia of STEM words

Jenny Jacoby

Book

"Do you know your Algorithms from your Brownian motion? How about your Coprolites? Discover these words and more in this illustrated STEM encyclopedia. Organised in alphabetical order and each term beautifully illustrated with humour and charm, these...

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A world for me and you  by Uju Asika

A world for me and you

Uju Asika

Book

"In this uplifting picture book, you imagine a world where everyone looks identical, where all food tastes the same, where we all speak the same language. A world that is...well, pretty boring. But with an explosion of colour, the pages soon come to life....

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Wobble, waddle, toddle  by Anne Hunter

Wobble, waddle, toddle

Anne Hunter

Book

"Way below our neighbourhoods, the wild winds they blow. Creatures big and small live here, in ocean, land, or snow. The windswept islands, ocean, and ice below New Zealand and Australia, all the way down to Antarctica, are home to some incredible...

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My first book of planets  by Bruce (PhD) Betts

My first book of planets

Bruce (PhD) Betts

Book

"Blast off on a fun first exploration of our super cool planets! My First Book of Planets for kids will get even the smallest astronomer excited for the big universe of space, from the bright and burning sun to our own blue Earth to ice-capped Pluto,...

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Oxford children's rhyming words  by John Foster

Oxford children's rhyming words

John Foster

Book

"Oxford Children's Rhyming Words is full of rhyming words, illustrations and poems. Creative writing, poetry, raps and lyrics are easy with the words in one place. Includes the words children need to spell at school and poems by John Foster and quirk...

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奥林匹斯众神  by Raphaël Martin

奥林匹斯众神

Raphaël Martin

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卡梅隆  by 金向寿

卡梅隆

金向寿

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糟糕气候  by Neal Layton

糟糕气候

Neal Layton

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Laos  by Jane Hinchey

Laos

Jane Hinchey

Book

"Let's go, Globetrotters! We're travelling to Laos to discover its ancient temples, glowing festivals, bustling river life and incredible animals. Find out about the people and their culture, learn how to say a few words in Laotian, then visit some of...

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India  by Jane Hinchey

India

Jane Hinchey

Book

"Let's go, Globetrotters! We're travelling to India to discover its magnificent mountains, mega cities, respected rivers and ancient arts. Find out about India's different religions and contrasting ways of life, then learn about its amazing animals, plants...

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Your passport to Italy  by Nancy Dickmann

Your passport to Italy

Nancy Dickmann

Book

"What is it like to live in or visit Italy? What makes Italy's culture unique? Explore the geography, traditions, and daily lives of Italian people"--Publisher's description.

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有趣的骨头  by Anita Ganeri

有趣的骨头

Anita Ganeri

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神奇的动物  by Anita Ganeri

神奇的动物

Anita Ganeri

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法国大革命  by Philippe Brochard

法国大革命

Philippe Brochard

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塑料星球  by Neal Layton

塑料星球

Neal Layton

Book

Everything is made of stuff. Some things are made of paper, like this book. And some things are made of PLASTIC. If you look around you, plastic is everywhere. Even in places where it's not meant to be. If it drops to the ground, it doesn't rot away -...

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画里发生了什么? = What's in the picture?  by Susie Brooks

画里发生了什么? = 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 Mondrian and Van Gogh. With beautifully pitched text supported by friendly cartoon-style...

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谁在画里捉迷藏? = Who's in the picture?  by Susie Brooks

谁在画里捉迷藏? = Who'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 Mondrian and Van Gogh. With beautifully pitched text supported by friendly cartoon-style...

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Space Station X.

Space Station X.

Graphic novel

"Are you smart enough to help Zane, Kiran, Ethan, and Cassia escape from Space Station X in this fast-moving puzzle adventure? Escape Room Puzzles: Space Station X is packed with all kinds of puzzles, including fiendish mazes, cunning logic problems,...

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Bugs  by Gareth Lucas

Bugs

Gareth Lucas

Graphic novel

"Spot a superhero spider, a bee on a bicycle and a bug wearing boots, and look for the little white mouse hiding on every page. This lively book is teeming with butterflies, bees, beetles and other bugs to find, match, count and talk about."--Provided...

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Chicken soup for the soul  by Kevin Sorbo

Chicken soup for the soul

Kevin Sorbo

Book

"A collection of 101 personal stories about children making good decisions, doing the right thing, thinking positively, overcoming obstacles, and being grateful"--Publisher's description.

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Things that go  by Alexey Shumov

Things that go

Alexey Shumov

Graphic novel

"An engaging book featuring charmingly illustrated transportation-related objects. Each spread asks toddlers and their families to look and find items scattered among the variety of vehicles."--Provided by publisher.

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What's the difference? Animals  by Susie Rae

What's the difference? Animals

Susie Rae

Book

"Be prepared with all the facts you need to identify these commonly confused animals! How do you tell the difference between a llama and an alpaca? What really makes a crocodile different to an alligator? Is that a leopard, a cheetah or a jaguar? What's...

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Indonesia  by Jane Hinchey

Indonesia

Jane Hinchey

Book

"Let's go Globetrotters! We're travelling to Antarctica the world's highest driest windiest coldest and iciest continent. Find out what life is like on Antarctica. Discover how its part-time residents live work and play. Learn about how this precious...

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How not to get eaten  by Josette Reeves

How not to get eaten

Josette Reeves

Book

"An in-depth look at the many clever, creative, and crazy ways that animals protect themselves from predators. For many animals, life is a constant battle to stay off a predator's menu. This book explores lots of cunning ways they avoid being eaten. ...

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The greatest show on Earth  by Mini Grey

The greatest show on Earth

Mini Grey

Book

"Here we are at 4.6 billion years ago, and as we raise the curtain . . . the STORY OF LIFE is about to begin! (Yes, that's right - we're telling the story of the ENTIRE history of Planet Earth). Take your seats for the ENTIRE history of Planet Earth,...

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10-minute fun and easy projects  by Christopher L. Harbo

10-minute fun and easy projects

Christopher L. Harbo

Book

"Get crafting with a jam-packed collection of quick, self-guided projects and activities that won't break the bank. From origami, drawing, and yarn creations to games, gadgets, and upcycled crafts, these fun projects will get you making in 10 minutes...

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Your passport to Sri Lanka  by Nancy Dickmann

Your passport to Sri Lanka

Nancy Dickmann

Book

"What is it like to live in or visit Sri Lanka? What makes Sri Lanka's culture unique? Explore the geography, traditions, and daily lives of Sri Lankan people"--Publisher's description.

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Dinosaur Island.

Dinosaur Island.

Graphic novel

"Are you smart enough to help our two lead characters escape from Dinosaur Island? This dynamic, interactive book is packed with all kinds of puzzles, including fiendish mazes, cunning logic problems, tricky memory challenges, and much more. To escape...

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Antarctica  by Jane Hinchey

Antarctica

Jane Hinchey

Book

"Let's go, Globetrotters! We're travelling to Antarctica, the world's highest, driest, windiest, coldest and iciest continent! Find out what life is like on Antarctica. Discover how its part-time residents live, work and play. Learn about how this pr...

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Canada  by Jane Hinchey

Canada

Jane Hinchey

Book

"Let's go, Globetrotters! We're travelling to Canada to discover its dramatic landscapes, speedy sports and famous faces. Find out about Canada's First Nations and Inuit peoples, learn about teepees, igloos and totems, then visit some of Canada's mos...

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Usborne spy mazes  by Valeria Danilova

Usborne spy mazes

Valeria Danilova

Graphic novel

"A highly visual spy activity book packed with mazes. Infiltrate top-secret bases, navigate laser networks and escape in high-speed pursuits as you delve into the world of espionage in this stylish selection of mazes. Each maze is more challenging than...

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自然大百科

自然大百科

Book

The books introduces basics of natural science, including universe, weather, popular science, animals and plants.

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长发妹  by 朱懿懿

长发妹

朱懿懿

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Ben Rothery's deadly and dangerous animals  by Ben Rothery

Ben Rothery's deadly and dangerous animals

Ben Rothery

Book

"Explore what it takes to be counted among the deadliest animals on Earth . . . From the saltwater crocodile's strong bite to the golden eagle's speed as it attacks from the air, many of the creatures you'll discover here are built for danger. But what...

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Behind the scenes at the Space Station  by Giles Sparrow

Behind the scenes at the Space Station

Giles Sparrow

Book

"Defy gravity with an access-all-areas pass to the spectacular International Space Station with this behind-the-scenes guide to life in space. Have you ever wondered what life is like in the International Space Station? Or whether plants can grow in space?...

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Origami dinosaurs  by Lucy Beckett-Bowman

Origami dinosaurs

Lucy Beckett-Bowman

Book

"Learn how to fold eight amazing origami dinosaurs. An instruction book with easy-to-follow, illustrated step-by-step instructions"--Publisher's description.

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Cicadas  by Mari C. Schuh

Cicadas

Mari C. Schuh

Book

""This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells about the life cycle of cicadas. Includes picture glossary"--"--Publisher's description.

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1001 fun things to count  by Àngels Navarro

1001 fun things to count

Àngels Navarro

Graphic novel

"From deep down in the sea to up and far away in space, keep tally as you find and count over 1,000 hidden objects! An exciting seek-and-find activity book for kids, 1,001 Things to Count will not only engage and entertain; it also adds an extra element...

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Fantastic beasts, the secrets of Dumbledore  by Jody Revenson

Fantastic beasts, the secrets of Dumbledore

Jody Revenson

Book

"Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore transports fans once again to the wizarding world. Professor Albus Dumbledore knows the powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald is moving to seize control of the wizarding world. Unable to stop him alone,...

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Jungle adventure  by Lily Murray

Jungle adventure

Lily Murray

Graphic novel

"Imagine if you could have an adventure in the jungle. What if you could have MILLIONS of them? With this story-building book, readers aged 5+ can create their own jungle-inspired adventures, over and over again. Just read the question and choose from...

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Pirate adventure  by Lily Murray

Pirate adventure

Lily Murray

Graphic novel

"Imagine if you could have an adventure as a pirate. What if you could have MILLIONS of them? With this story-building book, readers aged 5+ can create their own pirate-inspired adventures, over and over again. Just read the question and choose from ...

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Oxford children's maths and science words

Oxford children's maths and science words

Book

"Oxford Children's Maths and Science Words is the perfect introduction to science and maths words for young children starting school. With over 600 first maths and science words explained clearly with colourful illustrations and simple definitions, this...

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Everything you know about dinosaurs is wrong!  by Nick Crumpton

Everything you know about dinosaurs is wrong!

Nick Crumpton

Book

"Do you know all there is to know about dinosaurs? They're mean, green and not very smart, 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 uncover the truth! From ...

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A seed is sleepy  by Dianna Hutts Aston

A seed is sleepy

Dianna Hutts Aston

Book

"This book offers children a beautiful and informative look at the intricate, complex, and often surprising world of seeds"--Publisher's description.

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5,000 awesome facts (about everything!). 2.

5,000 awesome facts (about everything!). 2.

Book

""More exciting than a video game, this book is an explosion of information about topics kids love: dessert, underwear, amusement parks, pirates, famous criminals, marsupials, Ancient Egypt, famous landmarks ... "--Publisher description"--Publisher's...

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