Auckland Libraries: Kids nonfiction new titles

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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Where's Bluey?  by Nick Rees

Where's Bluey?

Nick Rees

Graphic novel

"Have you seen Bluey and Bingo? There are lots of other hidden items too, so join the fun in this search-and-find book!"--Provided by publisher.

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Freeriding and other extreme motocross sports  by Elliott Smith

Freeriding and other extreme motocross sports

Elliott Smith

Book

Check out the fast sport of freeriding! Learn about freeriding, how it started, equipment needed, and safety measures taken for this extreme sport. Discover other motocross sports, and find out how athletes practice their skills and experience thrills...

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Your passport to China  by Douglas Hustad

Your passport to China

Douglas Hustad

Book

What would it be like to live in China? How is China's culture unique? Explore the sights, traditions, and daily lives of the Chinese!

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Your passport to Ecuador  by Sarah Statz Cords

Your passport to Ecuador

Sarah Statz Cords

Book

What would it be like to live in Ecuador? How is Ecuador's culture unique? Explore the sights, traditions, and daily lives of Ecuadorians!

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Your passport to El Salvador  by Sarah Statz Cords

Your passport to El Salvador

Sarah Statz Cords

Book

What would it be like to live in El Salvador? How is El Salvador's culture unique? Explore the sights, traditions, and daily lives of El Salvadorians!

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Your passport to Ethiopia  by Ryan Gale

Your passport to Ethiopia

Ryan Gale

Book

What would it be like to live in Ethiopia? How is Ethiopia's culture unique? Explore the sights, traditions, and daily lives of Ethiopians!

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Anzac Day  by Jane Pfeiffer

Anzac Day

Jane Pfeiffer

Book

On April 25 every year, Anzac Day is marked with a public holiday. It is a day when people remember all the men and women who have served in the armed forces. In this book, learn all about: The First Anzacs, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Anzacs,...

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Hack your kitchen  by Niki Ahrens

Hack your kitchen

Niki Ahrens

Book

Young scientists can learn about different scientific principles and properties using everyday tools and ingredients from their kitchen. Make a lemon volcano, flour craters, edible paper, and more with these hands-on science projects.

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Shackleton's endurance  by Joanna Grochowicz

Shackleton's endurance

Joanna Grochowicz

Book

In August 1914, Ernest Shackleton and his men set sail for Antarctica, where they plan to cross the last uncharted continent on foot. In January 1915, his ship, the Endurance, becomes locked in pack ice. Later, it sinks without a trace. To survive, S...

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The secret life of bees  by Moira Butterfield

The secret life of bees

Moira Butterfield

Book

Listen to tiny tales from Buzzwing the hard-working honeybee. Combining non-fiction with a splash of fantasy, The Secret Life of Bees is a book to get lost in, time and again. Follow Buzzwing the honeybee on a beautifully illustrated journey through the...

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RuPaul  by Ma Isabel (María Isabel) Sánchez Vegara

RuPaul

Ma Isabel (María Isabel) Sánchez Ve...

Book

Even before little Ru was born, a fortune teller told his mum that he would one day be famous... It was only a matter of time before he figured out how. Playing dress-up was his favourite game, and thats where he felt most comfortable. Ru went on to ...

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Dinosaurs.

Dinosaurs.

Book

Just because we're little doesn't mean we can't learn BIG facts. Have you ever wondered how the Stegosaurus got its name? If you're a Little Historian who wants to learn all about dinosaurs, get ready to GO BACK IN TIME with Puffin Little!

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Gardening.

Gardening.

Book

Just because we're little doesn't mean we can't learn BIG facts. Have you ever wondered why plants need sunlight? If you're a Little Environmentalist who is ready to garden, then you're about to GROW A JUNGLE with Puffin Little!

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Meet Moana  by Tori Kosara

Meet Moana

Tori Kosara

Book

Explore the world of the much-loved LEGO Disney Princesses Moana with this perfect princess primer. Discover everything you've ever wondered about your favourite LEGO® Disney PrincessT in this super-cute starter guide. Why does Moana sail away from her...

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The brain book  by Liam Drew

The brain book

Liam Drew

Book

A fun, fact-packed introduction to the brain and nervous system for young science enthusiasts. It's a wrinkly, spongy mass the size of a cauliflower that sits in our heads and controls everything we do! Welcome to the world of the brain... What is the...

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Andy Warhol  by Ma Isabel (María Isabel) Sánchez Vegara

Andy Warhol

Ma Isabel (María Isabel) Sánchez Ve...

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In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Andy Warhol, the ground-breaking pop artist. Little Andy was the tiniest and palest child of the Warholas, a humble couple...

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Move like a lion  by Radzi Chinyanganya

Move like a lion

Radzi Chinyanganya

Book

This illustrated children's book inspires children to get active and have fun as they explore life in the animal kingdom. Get up off the sofa and start moving with former Blue Peter presenter Radzi Chinyanganya, in his first children's book. Learn to...

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An amazing animal atlas of Scotland  by Anders Frang

An amazing animal atlas of Scotland

Anders Frang

Book

Young conservationists will love exploring Scotland's distinct habitats – sea and coast, mountains and forests, rivers, and grasslands – and learning about the incredible creatures that live there. These unique wild spaces are the ideal home for enda...

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Under the sea  by Gareth Lucas

Under the sea

Gareth Lucas

Graphic novel

"Each page . . . is teeming with underwater creatures and objects to spot, match and count, and hundreds of delightful details to talk about."--Provided by publisher.

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FACTopia!  by Kate Hale

FACTopia!

Kate Hale

Book

Enter a world of astounding facts which connect to each other in surprising and hilarious ways – and all of which are verified by the experts at Encyclopaedia Britannica. Did you know that a squid has a brain shaped like a doughnut? Or that some butt...

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芬兰寻宝记  by author Sŭt'ori a

芬兰寻宝记

author Sŭt'ori a

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波兰寻宝记  by author Talk'omp'aekt'ori

波兰寻宝记

author Talk'omp'aekt'ori

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捷克寻宝记  by author Gomdori Co

捷克寻宝记

author Gomdori Co

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古巴寻宝记  by author Gomdori Co

古巴寻宝记

author Gomdori Co

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意大利寻宝记. by author Gomdori Co

意大利寻宝记.

author Gomdori Co

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意大利寻宝记. by author Gomdori Co

意大利寻宝记.

author Gomdori Co

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瑞典寻宝记  by author Gomdori Co

瑞典寻宝记

author Gomdori Co

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越南寻宝记  by author Gomdori Co

越南寻宝记

author Gomdori Co

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奥地利寻宝记  by author Gomdori Co

奥地利寻宝记

author Gomdori Co

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以色列寻宝记  by author Gomdori Co

以色列寻宝记

author Gomdori Co

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泰国寻宝记  by author Gomdori Co

泰国寻宝记

author Gomdori Co

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荷兰寻宝记  by author Gomdori Co

荷兰寻宝记

author Gomdori Co

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墨西哥寻宝记  by author Gomdori Co

墨西哥寻宝记

author Gomdori Co

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加拿大寻宝记  by author Gomdori Co

加拿大寻宝记

author Gomdori Co

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英国寻宝记  by author Gomdori Co

英国寻宝记

author Gomdori Co

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土耳其寻宝记  by author Gomdori Co

土耳其寻宝记

author Gomdori Co

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西班牙寻宝记  by author Gomdori Co

西班牙寻宝记

author Gomdori Co

Book

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俄罗斯寻宝记  by author Gomdori Co

俄罗斯寻宝记

author Gomdori Co

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德国寻宝记  by author Gomdori Co

德国寻宝记

author Gomdori Co

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澳大利亚寻宝记  by author Gomdori Co

澳大利亚寻宝记

author Gomdori Co

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巴西寻宝记  by author Gomdori Co

巴西寻宝记

author Gomdori Co

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美国寻宝记  by author Gomdori Co

美国寻宝记

author Gomdori Co

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日本寻宝记  by author Gomdori Co

日本寻宝记

author Gomdori Co

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希腊寻宝记  by author Gomdori Co

希腊寻宝记

author Gomdori Co

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埃及寻宝记  by author Gomdori Co

埃及寻宝记

author Gomdori Co

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伊拉克寻宝记  by 金玧洙

伊拉克寻宝记

金玧洙

Book

跟随布卡一起深入伊拉克,去探寻两河流域的伟大文明吧!

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ABC with Millvy  by Eleanor Kit

ABC with Millvy

Eleanor Kit

Book

"Looking for something original and relevant to life in 2021? This book is based on the 23 Letters of the Fijian Alphabet. The words for the images are in Fijian but all other text is in English to encourage you to try the Fijian language. This ABC with...

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How to talk to a tiger ... and other animals  by Jason Bittel

How to talk to a tiger ... and other animals

Jason Bittel

Book

This book brings together a babble of more than 100 beasties and explores the amazing ways they talk to each other. From fish that fart to alligators that dunk to fire worms that flash, you'll discover that nature has the strangest ways of sending a ...

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Avatar, the last airbender  by Bryan Konietzko

Avatar, the last airbender

Bryan Konietzko

Book

Join series creators Bryan Konietzko and Michael Dante DiMartino for a behind-the-scenes look at hundreds of pieces of concept, design, and production art as they take you on a guided tour through the development of this smash-hit television series in...

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Ultimate predator

Ultimate predator

Book

Did you know that coffin rays zap their prey with electricity, or that velvet worms can pin down their victims with slime? Each and every animal has a predatory trick up its sleeve. Australia is home to some of the strongest, smartest and sneakiest p...

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Wildlife  by Pete Cromer

Wildlife

Pete Cromer

Picture book

Discover some of the world's most wonderful animals from Africa and Asia through Pete Cromer's bold and beautiful animal portraits. This gallery-in-a-book features 18 of his best-loved wildlife collages. For the first time, Pete's roaringly successful...

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Look inside the world of bees  by Emily Bone

Look inside the world of bees

Emily Bone

Book

Why do we need bees? What happens inside a beehive? How do bees make honey? Lift the flaps to get a close-up look at the amazing world of bees.

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Surprising spies  by Karen Gray Ruelle

Surprising spies

Karen Gray Ruelle

Book

Seven Allied spies of World War II who fooled the Nazis are profiled in this book including a Sufi princess, a major league baseball player, a magician, and others.

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好玩儿的汉字. by 张雨荷

好玩儿的汉字.

张雨荷

Book

《中国风原创绘本系列·好玩儿的汉字》是个超级有趣、超级精美的、有很强的可读性的儿童汉字启蒙绘本。

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颜色的战争 = The war of colors  by Eva Heller

颜色的战争 = The war of colors

Eva Heller

Book

故事的主人公是红色、蓝色、黄色、橙色、绿色、紫色、白色、黑色和棕色等颜色。每种颜色都有自己的个性,有的颜色性格温和,有的颜色脾气暴躁。当它们碰到一起的时候,一个神奇的故事就拉开了帷幕——有些颜色消失了,取而代之的是一些新颜色。 你一定要睁大眼睛仔细看,因为一切就像魔术一样神奇。

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极地重生  by William Grill

极地重生

William Grill

Book

这是一次永载史册的坚忍探险,也是一场绝境重生的励志传奇!

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鸟儿们 = Les oiseaux!  by Eric Mathivet

鸟儿们 = Les oiseaux!

Eric Mathivet

Book

用生动、富有趣味的语言,配以大尺寸插画,像讲故事一样,将二十一种鸟儿的生活方式呈现给读者。

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动物们 = Les animaux!  by Françoise Laurent

动物们 = Les animaux!

Françoise Laurent

Book

用生动、富有趣味的语言,配以大尺寸插画,像讲故事一样,将二十一种动物的生活方式呈现给读者。

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亲爱的小孩, 我把世界读给你听  by 沈蕾娜

亲爱的小孩, 我把世界读给你听

沈蕾娜

Book

本书从众多优秀的世界文学经典中,精选了几十篇文字优美、意境温馨的治愈系文学作品,它们乐观向上、寓意积极,涵盖四季、食物、动物、音乐、家庭、爱以及自我个性与品质的塑造等诸多方面,适合父母和孩子一起阅读。亲子阅读的过程可以让孩子养成美好的性格与品质,加深父母与孩子的感情,有利于宝宝未来智能发展与身心发育。

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Escape  by Ming Chen

Escape

Ming Chen

Book

CLING. Don't let go. Hold tight. Never give up. FLY. Rev up. Lift off. Soar. PEDAL. Set off. Cycle. Pedal for your life. Throughout history, ordinary people have been forced to leave their families and homes because of war, famine, slavery, intoleran...

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North and south  by Sandra Morris

North and south

Sandra Morris

Book

This nonfiction picture book takes readers around the world through the months of the year, looking at seasons in both the northern and southern hemisphere. It focuses on a species in each hemisphere for that month, e.g. March in the northern hemisphere...

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马小跳爱科学

马小跳爱科学

Book

喜欢马小跳的理由,我相信每一个孩子,都会说出很多条。我喜欢马小跳的一个很重要的理由,是马小跳的好奇心,他对这个世界的万事万物,都充满了强烈的求知欲。

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沿途  by 陆梅

沿途

陆梅

Book

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宋词绘本

宋词绘本

Book

本书精心选编了近300首广为传诵的宋词,以小令、中调、长调划分,更便于孩子学习。并以精美的插画表现文字内容,帮助孩子理解宋词所表达的具体意思。

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马小跳爱科学

马小跳爱科学

Book

喜欢马小跳的理由,我相信每一个孩子,都会说出很多条。我喜欢马小跳的一个很重要的理由,是马小跳的好奇心,他对这个世界的万事万物,都充满了强烈的求知欲。

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马小跳爱科学

马小跳爱科学

Book

喜欢马小跳的理由,我相信每一个孩子,都会说出很多条。我喜欢马小跳的一个很重要的理由,是马小跳的好奇心,他对这个世界的万事万物,都充满了强烈的求知欲。

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马小跳爱科学

马小跳爱科学

Book

喜欢马小跳的理由,我相信每一个孩子,都会说出很多条。我喜欢马小跳的一个很重要的理由,是马小跳的好奇心,他对这个世界的万事万物,都充满了强烈的求知欲。

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我是小小留学生  by 程欣然

我是小小留学生

程欣然

Book

本书以一个小学六年级孩子的视角,讲述了主人公Molly和同学们在美国洛杉矶格兰戴尔中小学留学一年的故事.主人公Molly因为早上了一年学,是一个不起眼的个子小小的女孩,贪玩,好奇,热心,在一年的生活中,不断蜕变,最终化茧成蝶.

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唐诗绘本

唐诗绘本

Book

本书精心选编了近300首广为传诵的唐诗,以古体诗、五言绝句、七言绝句、五言律诗、七言律诗划分,更便于孩子学习。并以精美的插画表现文字内容,帮助孩子理解唐诗所表达的具体意思。

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趣味气象  by 钟成

趣味气象

钟成

Book

《趣味气象》是趣味科学丛书之一。收录了气象学科中各类有趣的故事、现象、问题,内容涵盖大气、光象、风云、雨雪雾、电闪雷鸣、天气、气候变化。

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小刺猬帕帕拉拉. by 李姗姗

小刺猬帕帕拉拉.

李姗姗

Book

俏皮灵动的诗意语言,浸透暖暖亲情;无拘无束的魔力想象,释放儿童天性;不可思议的冒险故事,蕴含成长哲思。

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小刺猬帕帕拉拉. by 李姗姗

小刺猬帕帕拉拉.

李姗姗

Book

俏皮灵动的诗意语言, 浸透暖暖亲情; 无拘无束的魔力想象, 释放儿童天性; 不可思议的冒险故事, 蕴含成长哲思。

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Muppet babies by Erin Rose Wage

Muppet babies

Erin Rose Wage

Graphic novel

Join Kermit, Piggy, Animal and others from Disney Junior's Muppet babies television series as they need your help-and imagination-in finding hidden things and more.

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All about Eevee  by Simcha Whitehill

All about Eevee

Simcha Whitehill

Book

This guidebook is all about Eevee-one of the most popular Pokémon! Discover everything you need to know about this unique and adorable character and its many Evolutions. Eevee is amazing -- it has eight different known Evolutions! Discover everything...

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Pranklab  by Wade David Fairclough

Pranklab

Wade David Fairclough

Book

Learn about chemistry, physics, biology and more while performing fun and hilarious pranks with this unique book from the #1 bestselling science author for kids! What's more fun than a practical joke? A SCIENTIFIC practical joke! Your friends and family...

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Bots and bods  by John Andrews

Bots and bods

John Andrews

Book

Bots and Bods explores the differences and the similarities between humans and robots. You'll see the basic features of human bodies and how they are copied in bots. You'll learn how movement happens, how the world is seen and sensed, and how humans and...

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How a hospital works  by Alex Woolf

How a hospital works

Alex Woolf

Book

This book looks at the scientific innovations that have helped hospitals to save lives and cure illness, including how hospitals process patients arriving in accident and emergency departments and some of the high-tech equipment used to diagnose and ...

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How an airport works  by Roger Canavan

How an airport works

Roger Canavan

Book

Each title in the Look and Learn series explores a man-made structure layer by layer, looking at how science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics (STEAM) have been employed to make them function. Each spread focuses in on one aspect of the s...

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How a city works  by Alex Woolf

How a city works

Alex Woolf

Book

This book looks at the scientific innovations that have made vast cities possible, including how skyscrapers are constructed, the forms of energy creation that help to power homes and offices, and the different modes of public transport that help to ...

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How a factory works  by Roger Canavan

How a factory works

Roger Canavan

Book

How A Factory Works looks at the scientific innovations that have enabled factories to manufacture millions of products worldwide, including how assembly lines help to speed up production, how robots can perform dangerous or boring jobs and how factories...

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Meet Belle  by Tori Kosara

Meet Belle

Tori Kosara

Book

What is Belle's favourite pastime? Who does she meet inside the castle? How does Belle break the enchanted spell? Find out the answers to all of your questions as you get to know this brave and kind princess.

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How to be an art rebel  by Ben Street

How to be an art rebel

Ben Street

Book

An anarchic introduction to art for young rebels everywhere. This irreverent introduction to art gives children the confidence to respond to art on their own terms, and – most importantly – to have fun with it. Under the playful guidance of Leo, the ...

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Do you know where the animals live?  by Peter Wohlleben

Do you know where the animals live?

Peter Wohlleben

Book

Uses a thoughtful, easy-to-understand approach to teach children information about the various species of animals that share our planet, including where they live, what they eat, how they interact with their families, how they communicate, and what they...

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That's life!  by Mike Barfield

That's life!

Mike Barfield

Book

A beautiful guide to life on Earth for children aged 8+. Packed full of illustrations, exciting experiments – and even comic strips – That’s Life! encourages young scientists to start looking for the living things around them. Life is everywhere on p...

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Tiny monsters  by Steve Jenkins

Tiny monsters

Steve Jenkins

Book

Did you know you share your home with monsters?! Explore the menagerie of tiny and unusual creatures--arthropods (insects, mites, and spiders)--found in our lawns and gardens, our food, our beds, our clothes, and even our eyelashes.

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Powerful princesses  by Angela Buckingham

Powerful princesses

Angela Buckingham

Book

A princess story collection like no other ...These princess stories are not fairytales for small children. They are true tales of real women that every young person should know. These fast-paced, action-packed tales are stories that have been lost, s...

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Strange nature  by Gregory Mone

Strange nature

Gregory Mone

Book

Adapted from the adult title Microsculpture, this book for young readers is a unique photographic study of insects in mind-blowing magnification that celebrates the wonders of nature and science. Levon Biss's photographs capture in breathtaking detail...

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We are explorers  by Kari Herbert

We are explorers

Kari Herbert

Book

Join fourteen incredible female explorers on their journeys around the world, and learn about the life-changing discoveries they made against all odds. Women have always explored the globe, but their stories aren’t always well-known. In We Are Explor...

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Why do tigers have whiskers?

Why do tigers have whiskers?

Book

Do sharks sneeze? Do butterflies remember being caterpillars? Why don't cats wear shoes? Children have an insatiable curiosity for the world around them, and life can be an endless source of fascination for young minds. But do you have all the answers?...

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The complete DIY cookbook for young chefs

The complete DIY cookbook for young chefs

Book

Ever wondered how ketchup is made? How do you bake the most-awesome-ever cheese crackers (fish-shaped, of course)? Can you really make homemade butter in 10 minutes? The third title in this bestselling series of complete cookbooks for young chefs goes...

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Tiger, tiger, burning bright!

Tiger, tiger, burning bright!

Book

A breathtaking, illustrated anthology featuring an animal poem for every day of the year by award-winning artist, Britta Teckentrup. This lavishly illustrated collection of 366 animal poems - one for every day of the year - ranges from unforgettable ...

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The woman who was swallowed by a whale  by Briar Wilton

The woman who was swallowed by a whale

Briar Wilton

Book

The woman who was swallowed by a whale is a folktale ; Niue : rock of Polynesia is a short factual introduction to the country and culture.

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The magic school bus explores the senses  by Joanna Cole

The magic school bus explores the senses

Joanna Cole

Book

Ms. Frizzle and her class explore the senses by traveling on the magic school bus in and out of an eye, ear, mouth, nose, and other parts of both human and animal bodies.

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How to go anywhere (and not get lost):  by Hans Aschim

How to go anywhere (and not get lost):

Hans Aschim

Book

From journalist and adventurer extraordinaire Hans Aschim, here's a lively and interactive book that gets kids unplugged and out of the house-and teaches them cool navigation techniques to use while hiking, camping, or just exploring the backyard or ...

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Do something for someone else  by Loll Kirby

Do something for someone else

Loll Kirby

Book

Meet 12 real-life children spreading kindness with simple acts of everyday activism. Meet kids – just like you – whose small acts of kindness are changing the lives of others. Learn about the work they do and discover how the future of our world starts...

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Chess for kids  by Richard James

Chess for kids

Richard James

Book

The book contains 30 short lessons, starting with learning about the board and the pieces, then the moves of each piece in turn, then the vital concepts of check, checkmate and stalemate, and finally basic strategy and thinking skills. Quizzes and pu...

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Nano  by Jess Wade

Nano

Jess Wade

Graphic novel

"This exciting non-fiction picture book introduces young readers to the fascinating (and cutting-edge) world of nanotechnology. Everything is made from something but the way we make things, from the materials we use to the science and technology involved,...

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Where in the world?  by Paula Bossio

Where in the world?

Paula Bossio

Graphic novel

"Search the planet from top to bottom in this giant search challenge! Starting with space, moving down to the mountains and to cities before finally ending up under the sea, this is a search book packed with things to spot and fun facts to discover. ...

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