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Being safe online  by Katie Peters

Being safe online

Katie Peters

"It's important that kids know how to be safe online. With easy-to-read text and engaging photographs, this book makes digital citizenship simple for young children to learn"--

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Around Antarctica  by Tania Medvedeva

Around Antarctica

Tania Medvedeva

"A beautifully designed, fact-filled fold-out book on Antarctica. John, an intrepid journalist, has long dreamt of visiting Antarctica - and finally his dream is coming true. He's off to Antarctica to be part of a scientific expedition. Join him on his journey...

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The art book for children  by Ferren Gipson

The art book for children

Ferren Gipson

"Invites the reader to take a closer look at works of art while pointing out tiny details hidden in famous works, providing information about a work or an artist, or explaining the techniques used to create the piece."--Publisher.

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Respect the insect  by Jules Howard

Respect the insect

Jules Howard

"Find out the real story about the bugs all around us. Creepy crawlies do so much for us! They make honey, eat waste, help make chocolate and more. And in this wacky book, these helpful critters are taking you on a grand tour of their homes! They just can't...

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Let me tell you a joke  by Sean Hegarty

Let me tell you a joke

Sean Hegarty

"Packed with 50 hilarious jokes by Sean Hegarty, and illustrated in colour by Jim Field, this riotously funny first joke book is perfect for budding comedians to read alone or share with friends. Includes advice from Sean on how to deliver the perfect...

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Stan Lee  by Ma Isabel (María Isabel) Sánchez Vegara

Stan Lee

Ma Isabel (María Isabel) Sánchez Ve...

'Be inspired by the amazing life of Stan Lee, the comic book genius who created Spider-Man, The Hulk and Iron Man! Little Stan grew up in New York City. As a child, he loved reading books, poems and newspaper strips. And when he didn't have his head in a book,...

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A kids book about bullying  by Elizabeth Tom

A kids book about bullying

Elizabeth Tom

"An honest exploration of the impacts of experiencing bullying and how to cope with it. Sometimes kids can be mean. Really mean. While sticks and stones might break some bones, words will always hurt more. This book explores the devastating impacts of bullying...

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A kids book about mindfulness  by Caverly Morgan

A kids book about mindfulness

Caverly Morgan

"This book doesn't just teach kids how to be present with their thoughts, it helps them learn that mindfulness can lead to understanding WHO they are and WHY that matters."--Publisher.

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Super fun kitchen science experiments for kids  by Liz Lee Heinecke

Super fun kitchen science experiments for kids

Liz Lee Heinecke

"The home kitchen can be the perfect setting to launch every young scientist's unquenchable thirst for discovery. The 52 labs in Super Fun Kitchen Science Experiments for Kids require no specialized equipment or dangerous chemicals. Instead they use materials...

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100 things to know about sport  by Alice (Editor) James

100 things to know about sport

Alice (Editor) James

"How do blind athletes tell between silver and gold medals? How did a Finnish architect accidentally invent skateboarding? Why do footballers wear logos on their kit? Find 100 quirky and surprising facts about sports, from the science of sports to amazing...

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What is AI?  by Neal Layton

What is AI?

Neal Layton

"Everyone is talking about artificial intelligence - and we all have LOTS of questions. What exactly is it? Why is it such a big deal? Are there any risks? And how is it going to transform our lives? Neal Layton is here to explain all there is to know about...

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I am an artist  by Doro Globus

I am an artist

Doro Globus

"Who are artists? Why do they make art? What materials do they use? Can I be an artist? [A] behind-the-scenes tour of artists' studios walks young readers through the many ways of being an artist. Along the way we meet street artists, ceramicists, woodworkers,...

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Laugh-out-loud jokes for kids  by Rob (Humorist) Elliott

Laugh-out-loud jokes for kids

Rob (Humorist) Elliott

"World you rather ride on the back of a T-Rex or fly on the back of a Pterodactyl? Choose your fun in this hilarious collection of would you rather jokes that are sure to keep the whole family laughing"--

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Disease  by Alex Woolf

Disease

Alex Woolf

"Disease has always been part of the human experience, from huge pandemics to illnesses increasingly associated with unhealthy lifestyles and the world's ageing population. Medical technology has improved so dramatically that the rates of some illnesses are...

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My first book of Korean words  by Henry J. Amen

My first book of Korean words

Henry J. Amen

"Rhyming text paired with letters of the English alphabet and illustrations invite the reader to learn some simple Korean words."--Publisher.

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Grammar & punctuation  by Lara Bryan

Grammar & punctuation

Lara Bryan

"This fun, engaging book is the perfect introduction to how English works. It's packed with tips and tricks for getting to grips with verbs, pronouns, commas, and more - all brought to life by Shaw Nielsen's bright, quirky illustrations."--Publisher.

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1000 animal words  by Jules Pottle

1000 animal words

Jules Pottle

"This fun and busy picture book helps children build up a vocabulary of more than 1000 words about the lives of animals around the world. Discover key concepts about wildlife and the natural world in this exciting animal picture book! Children can build their...

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You vs the world  by Bear Grylls

You vs the world

Bear Grylls

"You vs the world retells Bear Grylls' most extreme adventures in a kid-friendly way. He shares the life lessons he's learned along the way, and how the skills needed to survive in the wild can be used in everyday life. From finding confidence to bouncing back...

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No reading allowed  by Raj Haldar

No reading allowed

Raj Haldar

You can't believe everything you hear! Did you know that a single word can have many different meanings? Sometimes two words that sound alike can be spelled completely differently! Ptolemy the Pterodactyl is back to show us all how absurd and fun language can...

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Body atlas  by Steve Parker

Body atlas

Steve Parker

"Explores the diverse systems of the human body and their functions, the major organs, and how the different parts of the body work together. Reveal the inner workings of the human body with this illustrated atlas. An exciting visual guide that maps the entire...

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Forest  by Bear Grylls

Forest

Bear Grylls

"Get ready for an adventure with Bear Grylls. Explore the wild woodlands and discover how to build shelters, find food and water, and stay safe from dangerous plants and animals. Learn what equipment to pack, how to navigate the woods and how to deal with...

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Where's Eevee?

Where's Eevee?

"Find Eevee and friends in this ultimate search and find! Eevee is a special Pokemon as it can evolve into 8 different Pokemon! Find them all in every scene of this Pokemon search and find. Search from Kanto to Alola, Hoenn to Galar, for favourite Pokemon....

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I survived the destruction of Pompeii, AD 79  by Georgia Ball

I survived the destruction of Pompeii, AD 79

Georgia Ball

"No one in the bustling city of Pompeii worries when the ground trembles beneath their feet. The beast under the mountain Vesuvius, high above the city, wakes up angry sometimes--and always goes back to sleep. But Marcus is afraid. He knows something is...

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Secret Squid goes to space  by Barry Ablett

Secret Squid goes to space

Barry Ablett

"Join the Secret Squid as they journey through outer space. Find the hidden squid if you can; they are in various disguises. Spot different planets, spacecraft and out-of-this world technology as the squid journey from Earth to Mars and back again! It's a...

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Tea party recipes  by Sue Heazlewood

Tea party recipes

Sue Heazlewood

Sue Heazlewood's latest addition to the series, Tails of Tangleby Gardens ; the Tea party recipe book, focusing on 24 recipes, with photography, for children to learn to create.

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The Mandalorian  by Daniel Wallace

The Mandalorian

Daniel Wallace

"In the wake of the Empire's fall, Imperial leader Moff Gideon has a bounty out on the mysterious Force wielding Child. As a bounty hunter, it is your mission to track down and retrieve The Child from the galaxy's most notorious outlaws: the Mandalorian, Greef...

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Where's Spidey?  by Emma Drage

Where's Spidey?

Emma Drage

"Spidey is missing! New York City is under attack. A horde of villains is causing mayhem across the city, and there's only one person who can stop them - Spider-Man! But where is he? Search for Spidey among the crowds around NYC before the whole city falls to...

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My first search and find  by Alexei Martins

My first search and find

Alexei Martins

"Many cute characters fill the pages of this book, providing moments of pure fun! 15 objects to find, 1 special character, 7 very detailed locations: The Shopping Centre - The Museum - Sports - The School - The Restaurant - The Campsite - The Seaside"--Back...

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My first search and find  by Sara Gaiaudi

My first search and find

Sara Gaiaudi

"Many cute characters fill the pages of this book, providing moments of pure fun! 15 objects to find, 1 special character, 7 very detailed locations: The Farm - The Mountains - The Jungle - The Ocean - The Savannah - The Poles - At Home"--Back cover.

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Octonauts above & beyond

Octonauts above & beyond

"Under water and on land, the Octonauts have enlisted their intrepid friends from around the world as Octo-agents! Equipped with a new fleet of land-based Terra Gups - the Octonauts' work is as vital as ever. They explore far-flung environments, rescue animals...

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Where's Donald?

Where's Donald?

"Look for Donald, his family and his friends as they travel across the globe and beyond! In each location, you'll find Donald, Daisy, Huey, Dewey, Louie and Scrooge McDuck. When you're done, turn to the back to find lists of additional characters and objects...

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The Gruffalo and friends search and find  by Julia Donaldson

The Gruffalo and friends search and find

Julia Donaldson

"Join the Gruffalo and all your favourite picture book characters in this search-and-find activity book. With 17 super scenes to search and over 120 things to spot!"--Provided by publisher.

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Where's the Wookiee?  by Katrina Pallant

Where's the Wookiee?

Katrina Pallant

"Are you ready to join the hunt for the Wookiee warrior? Explore the Death Star, relive the battle of Endor and visit the island of Ahch-To in the search for Chewbacca and his friends."--Provided by publisher.

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Where's Wally? The great games speed search  by Martin Handford

Where's Wally? The great games speed search

Martin Handford

"The race is on! Take your position and challenge yourself or go head-to-head with an opponent to spot Wally, his friends and over a hundred more truly tricky things! Do you have what it takes to triumph as the ultimate Speed Search champion? Compete against...

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Where's the Wookiee?  by Katrina Pallant

Where's the Wookiee?

Katrina Pallant

"Chewbacca is back and on the loose across the galaxy, and this time he's brought some Wookie friends. Find the hairy hero and a host of favorite characters."--Provided by publisher.

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Going for gold  by Andy Seed

Going for gold

Andy Seed

"When ancient Greek friends Phoebe and Leon discover that a pentathlon athlete is cheating in the Olympic Games, they decide that they must stop him before it's too late. But there are a lot of puzzles to solve along the way, from a mysterious message...

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Supersquirrel and the crazy rain maker  by Russell Punter

Supersquirrel and the crazy rain maker

Russell Punter

"Solve the puzzles to help Supersquirrel save the world from disaster. When a top secret formula is stolen, it's a job for Supersquirrel. Using her amazing superpowers, she tracks down the culprit, the ruthless Dr Drizzle, who has a plan to make a fortune....

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Bird girl  by Jill Esbaum

Bird girl

Jill Esbaum

"Gene Stratton-Porter was a farm girl who fell in love with birds, from the chickens whose eggs she collected to the hawks that preyed on them. When she grew up, Gene wanted nothing more than to share her love of birds with the world. She wrote stories about...

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Miro  by Kelly Lynch

Miro

Kelly Lynch

"At the bottom of one thick tree trunk, wedged in the dirt, is a large rotting log. Inside the large rotting log, in a dark hole, lies a ball of feathers. Not a ball of just any old feathers, but a ball of soft, fine feathers belonging to a special bird. The...

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Farts, fumes and other gases  by Helen Greathead

Farts, fumes and other gases

Helen Greathead

A funny and fascinating look at states of matter and where things go - from fumes to burps - in the world around us! Explore the gases all around us and the journey they take from the oxygen you breathe and the gases in your home to how farts and burps form....

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Seketo'a the protector = Ko Seketo'a koe malu'i  by David Riley

Seketo'a the protector = Ko Seketo'a koe malu'i

David Riley

"Have you ever had a friend or sibling who was jealous of you and you don't know why? That's what happened to Seketo'a. How did he handle it?"--Back cover.

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Unreal  by Kate (Children's story writer) Simpson

Unreal

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

"There's been a mix-up at the Museum - some of the displays from the Myths and Legends exhibit have snuck into the Natural History wing. We have to sort it out, but how can we tell fact from fiction? Animal from apparition? Megafauna from monster? Kids will...

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Ruru, night hunter  by Katie Furze

Ruru, night hunter

Katie Furze

"Meet Ruru, a bird of the night and a silent Night Hunter! Dusk creeps. Birds peep. Ruru opens his eyes, stretches his wings, and calls ... More-pork! More-pork! Ruru, also known as a morepork, is Aotearoa New Zealand's only surviving species of native owl....

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Buzzz!  by Donovan Bixley

Buzzz!

Donovan Bixley

"Tiny bugs, tasty bugs, deadly bugs, glowing bugs and New Zealand's giant growing bugs! Find out what makes the flora and fauna of Aotearoa so unique in this charming series by award-winning author and illustrator Donovan Bixley." --Back cover.

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Saka rules  by Simon Mugford

Saka rules

Simon Mugford

"Is Bukayo Saka your ultimate football hero? The young winger is known for his pace on the flanks, his tekkers and goals! He is a regular starter for club side Arsenal and a full England international. He was named England's Player of the Year in 2021-22....

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Usain Bolt  by Ma Isabel (María Isabel) Sánchez Vegara

Usain Bolt

Ma Isabel (María Isabel) Sánchez Ve...

"Learn about the incredible life of Usain Bolt, the record-breaking athlete who's charisma and drive has won his fans across the world. Growing up in a rural town in Jamaica, Usain was a standout cricketer and sprinter from a young age. His school coach...

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Welcome to our playground  by Moira Butterfield

Welcome to our playground

Moira Butterfield

"Find out how children play all around the world in this beautifully illustrated follow-up to the bestselling Welcome to Our World! From basketball to board games, clapping games to climbing frames, dens to doll's houses, there are so many ways to play and...

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Mané rules  by Simon Mugford

Mané rules

Simon Mugford

"Is Sadio Mané your ultimate football hero? He was part of the Liverpool side that won the Champions League in 2019 and then the EPL in 2020. Mané also played for the Senegalese national team, helping them reach the quarter finals in the 2012 Olympic...

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The animal body book  by Jess French

The animal body book

Jess French

"Animals come in all shapes and sizes, and they are just as different on the inside as they are on the outside. Join children's author and vet Dr Jess French and explore how animal bodies work, and the amazing things they can do ... explore more than 40 animal...

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Save the tigers  by Ruth A. Musgrave

Save the tigers

Ruth A. Musgrave

"Use your reading superpowers to learn all about tigers, including how to help protect these beautiful big cats. Save the Tigers is a high-quality, fun, nonfiction reader - carefully leveled to help children progress. Find out where they live, how they use...

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French

French

Get talking with this fun and accessible guide to French, perfect for any young learner. Topics include greetings, describing your family, discussing school, hobbies, pets, favourite foods, asking for directions and much more. With a simple introduction to the...

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The great book of dragon legends  by Tea Orsi

The great book of dragon legends

Tea Orsi

"Wise companions of gods and goddesses and defenders of nature or witty and sharp monsters, enemies of heroes and knights: Dragons are fascinating creatures which fill the pages of myths, legends and folklore. From Northern Europe tales to Chinese and Japanese...

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Mataali'i  by Dahlia Malaeulu

Mataali'i

Dahlia Malaeulu

"Fetū, the youngest sister of a unique family of matai, and her connection to her siblings becomes a guiding light for her village and a reminder of the enduring power of 'āiga, duty and hope for the future. Mataali'i weaves a story rich in Samoan cultural...

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What is matter?  by Kay Barnham

What is matter?

Kay Barnham

"A fun story that leads children through types of matter in everyday life. Bolt, Pixel and Jet, the super-powered robots who star in this story, learn these fundamentals of science as they spend an awesome day hiking, snacking and exploring! In the First Steps...

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Harry Potter bake, create, and decorate!  by Joanna Farrow

Harry Potter bake, create, and decorate!

Joanna Farrow

"Decorate your own magical creations in this official dessert book that's perfect for the youngest fans of the Harry Potter films! This gorgeous book is packed with full-colour photography and kid-friendly instructions for how to create 30 cake, cupcake and...

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Galápagos  by Tom Jackson

Galápagos

Tom Jackson

Journey to the Galápagos and uncover an extraordinary global treasure. Find out how the islands formed form underwater volcanoes and learn how life first arrived on these shores. Discover unique plants and animals found nowhere else on Earth, from Scalesia...

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How to teach grown-ups about climate change  by Patricia Daniels

How to teach grown-ups about climate change

Patricia Daniels

"Never has there been a more perfect time to empower children to take the lead and educate their grown-ups about climate change. Featuring a foreword by internationally renowned climate scientist Dr Michael E. Mann and bursting with fabulous original...

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Rebel Girls dads and daughters

Rebel Girls dads and daughters

"In this collection, you'll meet 25 amazing father-daughter pairs. Dive into their worlds and learn about how they built businesses, trained horses, made music, advocated for others, and dreamed big dreams--together. Climb the cloud-skimming mountain the Grand...

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Endangered animals  by Martin Jenkins

Endangered animals

Martin Jenkins

From the mighty Asian elephant to the tiny rosalia longicorn beetle, creatures all over the world are under threat like never before in human history. In this timely book, conservation biologist and award-winning author Martin Jenkins introduces just a few of...

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Hidden figures  by Margot Lee Shetterly

Hidden figures

Margot Lee Shetterly

Before John Glenn orbited the Earth or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of professionals worked as "Human Computers," calculating the flight paths that would enable these historic achievements. Among these were a coterie of bright, talented...

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Taylor Swift  by Ma Isabel (María Isabel) Sánchez Vegara

Taylor Swift

Ma Isabel (María Isabel) Sánchez Ve...

"Little Taylor grew up on her family's Christmas tree farm in Pennsylvania, USA. Then, at age six, she went to her first concert - she saw LeAnn Rimes, the country musician. At that moment, Taylor fell in love with country music! Some of the kids at school...

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The ultimate ocean encyclopedia  by Jon Richards

The ultimate ocean encyclopedia

Jon Richards

"Discover the Earth's seas and oceans in this fantastic encyclopedia. Inside, you'll find out how our oceans were formed, the different habitats they support, and the vast array of ocean life they sustain. You'll even discover how we can protect them for...

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Kid-ventors  by Kailei Pew

Kid-ventors

Kailei Pew

"From Popsicles and swim fins to robots and glitter shooting prosthetics, this middle grade nonfiction debut is full of fun and inspiring stories about real kid inventors and some of their most amazing inventions"--

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What can I say?  by Catherine Newman

What can I say?

Catherine Newman

"Provides supportive guidance and instruction to help kids establish or and maintain meaningful relationships and effective communication with friends, teachers, family members, and others in their communities"--

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So you want to be a game master  by Justin (Game designer) Alexander

So you want to be a game master

Justin (Game designer) Alexander

"This guide explains how to build fun and challenging dungeons, encounters, and characters for games such as Dungeons and Dragons, Pathfinder and more" --

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Eyewitness encyclopedia of everything

Eyewitness encyclopedia of everything

"Become an eyewitness to the world's most incredible nature, science, and historical events, all in one tremendous picture-led reference guide that will take you on a visual tour of everything ... The world's greatest record-breakers, most amazing animals,...

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Explanatorium of science

Explanatorium of science

"Shows and explains how chemistry, physics, and biology work! Watch as mixtures merge and matter changes state. Discover how some chemical changes can be reversed, yet others can't, and why some reactions produce a bang! See bacteria at work in the world...

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The explosive history of volcanoes  by Clive Gifford

The explosive history of volcanoes

Clive Gifford

"Spewing out fountains of red-hot lava and toxic plumes of smoke, volcanoes are dangerous and deadly. But every volcano is different - in shape and size, location and destructiveness. The Explosive History of Volcanoes explains the Volcanic Explosivity Index...

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Football rules the world  by Simon Mugford

Football rules the world

Simon Mugford

"Discover how football became the most popular game it is today, boasting a mind-blowing 3.5 billion fans worldwide! The daring duo of Dan and Simon will usher you through the story of football - the highlights of course! You'll meet the legendary players and...

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My very important human body encyclopedia  by Bipasha Choudhury

My very important human body encyclopedia

Bipasha Choudhury

"From the top of your head to the tips of your toes, get ready to discover all the ins and outs of the human body. Follow your food on a journey through the body. Discover what's going on when you cough and sneeze. Learn about incredible, life-changing medical...

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Chess for children  by Sabrina Chevannes

Chess for children

Sabrina Chevannes

This cute, character-based book, aimed at children aged 7 and up, is a complete guide to chess for those starting out in the game. In straightforward, animated language, Jess and Jamie - two rough-and-tumble kids who are obsessed with chess - explain...

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Extraordinary dinosaurs and other prehistoric life  by Andrea Mills

Extraordinary dinosaurs and other prehistoric life

Andrea Mills

Dinosaur reconstructions and the latest fossil finds bring back to life the bone-crunching teeth of the Tyrannosaurus rex, the astonishingly large body of the Argentinosaurus, and the plane-sized wings of the soaring Hatzegopteryx. Page-by-page "top trump"...

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Exploring Tatooine  by Riley Silverman

Exploring Tatooine

Riley Silverman

"Experience Tatooine like you've never seen it before! Playfully illustrated by the acclaimed artists of Studio MUTI, Star Wars: Exploring Tatooine is an in-depth, all-new tour of the Skywalker homeworld."--

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Our world in pictures  by Kim Bryan

Our world in pictures

Kim Bryan

"This comprehensive children's encyclopedia is a treasure trove of facts, showing you the world one object at a time. From animals to the internet, and from pandemics to global warming, this children's encyclopedia is packed with everything you need to know....

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More laugh-out-loud jokes for kids  by Rob (Humorist) Elliott

More laugh-out-loud jokes for kids

Rob (Humorist) Elliott

"A collection of one-liners, knock-knock jokes, and tongue twisters."--Publisher.

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I can save the earth!  by Alison Inches

I can save the earth!

Alison Inches

"Max is a little monster who likes to litter and never, ever recycles. Then the electricity goes out and he sees how exciting and beautiful the Earth is-- and that it will need his help to stay that way"--Publisher.

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Ash's journey

Ash's journey

After 25 years of adventures, epic battles and expeditions across the many regions of the Pokemon world, Ash is crowned the winner of the World Coronation Series and takes his place as Top Trainer! This essential guide is filled with key episode moments,...

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Bird, bee and bug houses  by Susie Behar

Bird, bee and bug houses

Susie Behar

"Bird, Bee and Bug Houses shows children how to support garden wildlife by making sustainable bird, bee and bug houses, as well as how to create habitats through small, achievable projects. Perfect for young naturalists, this beautifully illustrated,...

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I bet I can ... fly a plane  by Tom Jackson

I bet I can ... fly a plane

Tom Jackson

"This series looks at how things work such as how a plane can fly or a boat can float through the comical endeavours of an inventor who tries to replicate what he sees without knowing the science, with hilarious results. We discover what went wrong and why...

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Easy origami for kids

Easy origami for kids

"Easy Origami for Kids is a wonderful introduction to the incredible Japanese craft of paper-folding, with 35 fun projects that are sure to impress family and friends."--Publisher.

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A Viking town  by Fiona Macdonald

A Viking town

Fiona Macdonald

"Step inside a Viking town and discover for yourself what it was like to live and work in this bustling centre of long-distance trade. Admire the well-built houses before joining the town's defenders as they fight off an attack by rivals from across the sea....

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An ancient Roman fort  by Stephen Johnson

An ancient Roman fort

Stephen Johnson

This text presents an insight into the organisation and structure of the powerful army of ancient Rome. Find out what went on on a daily basis within the fort, and discover how the Roman army used ingenious techniques to defend the fort.

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A medieval castle  by Mark Bergin

A medieval castle

Mark Bergin

"Explore the motives behind medieval castle building in this informative visual guide to the most fascinating fortresses in history! Consider what problems the castle might face in conflicts, such as siege warfare and bombardment, as well as the many defences...

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Home construction  by Anne Blanchard

Home construction

Anne Blanchard

"Brick by brick, a house gets built! What equipment is used in construction? How are floor tiles laid? Who makes sure the home has running water? In Ultimate Spotlight Home Construction, fascinating facts combine with interactive elements on every spread to...

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Fish  by Steve Parker

Fish

Steve Parker

"Striking colour photographs of tropical fish, eels, seahorses, and more offer a unique eyewitness view of the natural history of fish, how they behave, and how they survive. See the lethal jaws of a piranha, a porcupine fish puffing up , how a dogfish swims,...

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Buddhism for kids  by Emily Griffith Burke

Buddhism for kids

Emily Griffith Burke

"Growing up can be hard, with lots of big changes and confusing feelings--but practicing Buddhism can help turn that confusion into curiosity and excitement about the world and our place in it. Using easy-to-follow meditations for kids, interactive activities,...

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Reptile  by Colin (Zoologist) McCarthy

Reptile

Colin (Zoologist) McCarthy

"Uncover the lives of lizards, the tactics of tortoises, and the secrets of snakes as you dive into the world of scaly reptiles. Find out the clever ways these cold-blooded creatures thrive, from changing their color to injecting their prey with lethal...

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How to survive in the age of pirates  by Crispin Boyer

How to survive in the age of pirates

Crispin Boyer

"Set sail into this imaginative series from National Geographic Kids that gives young readers all the know-how they need to survive any time period"--

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Plague-busters!  by Lindsey Fitzharris

Plague-busters!

Lindsey Fitzharris

"This book delves into several illnesses that have infected humans and affected civilizations. Each chapter explores the history of a specific disease, detailing the symptoms, cures, and medical breakthroughs that it spawned"--

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