• All About Virtual Reality
    All About Virtual Reality
    A groundbreaking children's book that explains everything you need to know about virtual reality including how we see in 3D, how a VR world is created, how VR works on a smartphone, how VR can feel real and even who uses VR. Includes a make-it-yourself VR viewer that can be used with a smartphone to experience the wonders of VR. Plus stickers to decorate your VR viewer!Want to see the world without leaving your seat? Fancy exploring the Roman Colosseum or hopping aboard the International Space Station? Virtual reality is here - are you be ready for it? With DK and Curiscope's All About Virtual Reality, you will be.Learn everything you've ever wanted to know about VR, from aircraft simulators to the more recent developments such as Oculus Rift and Curiscope's Virtuali-Tee, an augmented reality t-shirt. Using the make-it-yourself VR viewer you can start experiencing virtual reality straight away with Curiscope's DK Virtual Reality app available on Apple and Android systems. Use your VR viewer to explore 5 scopes and come face-to-face with a T.Rex, explore the inside of a volcano, go back in time to the Colosseum in Ancient Rome, visit the International Space Station and jump into a pond.All About Virtual Reality has been developed with educational VR company Curiscope to create a perfect introduction to an out of this world digital experience!IMPORTANT INFORMATION: In order to experience virtual reality with this book, you will need to ask a parent or guardian to download the DK Virtual Reality app from the App Store (iOS) or Google Play. It is free of charge. Links to the app can be found at: www.dk.com/virtualreality Minimum OS version: iOS 8.3 and Android 4.4.4The following phones support the app: iPhone 6; 6 Plus; 6s; 6s Plus; 7; Samsung Galaxy S5; S6; S7; S8; Samsung Galaxy Note 4; 5; Motorola Moto X; Motorola Droid Turbo; LG G3; G4; G5; G6; Google Pixel; HTC One; Nexus 5; Nexus 6; Sony Xperia Z3; Z5. If your phone is not on this list, the app may still work. Devices must have rear camera and support OpenGL ES 2.0. See device manufacturer for more information.It is important to be sensible when using the virtual reality viewer. Please read the safety tips in the book before assembling the viewer and using the virtual reality app.

    ISBN: 9780241309032
    Publication date: 05/10/2017
    Price: $30.00
    Author: DK
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $30.00
  • All the Crooked Saints
    All the Crooked Saints
    Here is a thing everyone wants: A miracle. Here is a thing everyone fears: What it takes to get one. Any visitor to Bicho Raro, Colorado, is likely to find a landscape of dark saints, forbidden love, scientific dreams, miracle-mad owls, estranged affections, one or two orphans and a sky full of watchful desert stars. At the heart of this place you will find the Soria family, who all have the ability to perform unusual miracles. And at the heart of this family are three cousins longing to change its future: Beatriz, the girl without feelings, who wants only to be free to examine her thoughts; Daniel, the Saint of Bicho Raro, who performs miracles for everyone but himself; and Joaquin, who spends his nights running a renegade radio station under the name Diablo Diablo. They are all looking for a miracle. But the miracles of Bicho Raro are never quite what you expect.

    ISBN: 9781742767611
    Publication date: 01/10/2017
    Price: $19.99
    Author: Stiefvater,Maggie
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $19.99
  • All the Ways the World can End
    All the Ways the World can End
    Heartfelt, funny, clever YA fiction to appeal to fans of Jandy Nelson, John Green, Jennifer Niven and Ava Dellaira Lenny is preparing for the apocalypse. Every night, she researches vacuum decay, designer pathogens, that inexplicable sleeping sickness knocking people out in Kazakhstan. Not many sixteen-year-olds are this consumed with the end of the world. But Lenny needs to have some sense of control. Her dad is dying of cancer. Her best friend Julian is graduating early and moving three states away. She's having to rehearse for a toe-curling interpretive dance show at school, and deal with her mum's indefatigable jolliness and smoothie-making in the face of the disaster they are confronting. The one thing keeping her hopeful is Dr Rad Ganesh - her father's oncologist. Surely Lenny can win him round to her charms - and he can save her father? An infectiously funny story with an unforgettable heroine: a story about having to learn to let go of what you hold most dear - and learning to survive.

    ISBN: 9781471406546
    Publication date: 27/07/2017
    Price: $22.99
    Author: Sher, Abby
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $22.99
  • Almost Midnight
    Almost Midnight
    Almost Midnight by Rainbow Rowell is a beautiful gift edition containing two wintery short stories, decorated throughout for the first time with gorgeous black and white illustrations by Simini Blocker.

    Midnights is the story of Noel and Mags, who meet at the same New Year's Eve party every year and fall a little more in love each time . . .

    Kindred Spirits is about Elena, who decides to queue to see the new Star Wars movie and meets Gabe, a fellow fan.

    Midnights was previously published as part of the My True Love Gave to Me anthology, edited by Stephanie Perkins and Kindred Spirits was previously published as a World Book Day title.

    ISBN: 9781509869947
    Publication date: 31/10/2017
    Price: $24.99
    Author: Rowell, Rainbow
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $24.99
  • Amber Spyglass (#3)
    Amber Spyglass (#3)
    ISBN: 9780440418566
    Publication date: 27/05/2003
    Price: $19.99
    Author: Pullman, Philip
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $19.99
  • Amy Chelsea Stacie Dee
    Amy Chelsea Stacie Dee
    ISBN: 9781101996812
    Publication date: 03/10/2017
    Price: $23.99
    Author: Thompson, Mary G
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $23.99
  • Animalia
    Animalia
    "Celebrate thirty years of this classic alphabet book with a golden-anniversary edition. More than three million copies of Animalia have been sold worldwide, making Graeme Base's amazing alliterative alphabet book one of the most beloved titles for children. Animalia's imaginary world intrigues all readers, whether or not they know their ABCs, and each page includes hidden objects and ideas. An entire alphabet of fun! "

    ISBN: 9780670079131
    Publication date: 19/09/2016
    Price: $37.00
    Author: Base, Graeme
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $37.00
  • Anne of Ingleside (#6)
    Anne of Ingleside (#6)
    The sixth book in the Anne Shirley series. 'It's been lovely to be Anne of Green Gables again for a week, but it's a hundred times lovelier to come back and be Anne of Ingleside' There's never a dull moment at Ingleside, Anne's lively home: Anne is now the mother of five children - with a sixth baby on the way. But even with endless demands on her time, she couldn't be happier and there's nowhere in the world she'd rather be. No matter what life brings - whether it's the numerous scrapes her children get up to or Gilbert's insufferable aunt outstaying her welcome by months - Anne faces every challenge with her usual verve for life. But then she begins to suspect that Gilbert doesn't love her any more. She's a little older, it's true, but Anne is the same spirited redhead she's always been. She hasn't changed. But has he? A collection that will be coveted by children and adults alike, this list is the best in children's literature, curated by Virago. These are timeless tales with beautiful covers, that will be treasured and shared across the generations. Some titles you will already know; some will be new to you, but there are stories for everyone to love, whatever your age.
    Our list includes Nina Bawden (Carrie's War, The Peppermint Pig), Rumer Godden (The Dark Horse, An Episode of Sparrows), Joan Aiken (The Serial Garden, The Gift Giving) E. Nesbit (The Psammead Trilogy, The Bastable Trilogy, The Railway Children), Frances Hodgson Burnett (The Little Princess,The Secret Garden) and Susan Coolidge (The What Katy Did Trilogy). Discover Virago Children's Classics.

    ISBN: 9780349009490
    Publication date: 04/05/2017
    Price: $19.99
    Author: Montgomery, L. M.
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $19.99
  • Anne of Windy Willows (#4)
    Anne of Windy Willows (#4)
    The fourth book in the Anne Shirley series. 'Gilbert, I'm afraid I'm scandalously in love with you' Anne Shirley and Gilbert Blythe are at last engaged, but still they are apart: for three years Gilbert will be away at medical school, while Anne has a new job as principal of Summerside High School. Absence couldn't make their hearts any fonder, though, and they share all their love and news in letters. At Summerside, Anne settles in happily, lodging at Windy Willows, home of two widows - Aunt Kate and Aunt Chatty - and their irrepressible housekeeper, Rebecca Dew. With firm friends like these beside her, she can face anyone - even the Pringles, the 'Royal Family' of Summerside, who waste no time in snubbing Anne and letting her know that she wasn't their choice for principal. Can Anne ever hope to win them over? This collection of the best in children's literature, curated by Virago, will be coveted by children and adults alike. These are timeless tales with beautiful covers, that will be treasured and shared across the generations. Some titles you will already know; some will be new to you, but there are stories for everyone to love, whatever your age.
    Our list includes Nina Bawden (Carrie's War, The Peppermint Pig), Rumer Godden (The Dark Horse, An Episode of Sparrows), Joan Aiken (The Serial Garden, The Gift Giving) E. Nesbit (The Psammead Trilogy, The Bastable Trilogy, The Railway Children), Frances Hodgson Burnett (The Little Princess,The Secret Garden) and Susan Coolidge (The What Katy Did Trilogy). Discover Virago Children's Classics.

    ISBN: 9780349009445
    Publication date: 04/05/2017
    Price: $19.99
    Author: Montgomery, L. M.
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $19.99
  • Anne's House of Dreams (#5)
    Anne's House of Dreams (#5)
    The fifth book in the Anne Shirley series. 'They belonged to each other; and, no matter what life might hold for them, it could never alter that. Their happiness was in each other's keeping and both were unafraid' There has never been a wedding at Green Gables - that is, until now. In the old orchard, on a perfect sunny day, surrounded by their dearest friends, Anne Shirley and Gilbert Blythe are married at last. The couple begin their new life together far from Avonlea, at Four Winds Harbour, where Gilbert has found the perfect home - a little white house on the shore, overlooking the sea. Before long, they have made new friends: Captain Jim, the lighthouse keeper; indomitable Miss Cornelia Bryant, who always speaks her mind; the writer Owen Ford; and beautiful Leslie Moore, whose sad life has led her to bitterness. When Anne and Gilbert face their own tragedy, they will need all their courage, and the support of their friends, to help them through. This collection of the best books in children's literature, curated by Virago, will be coveted by children and adults alike. These are timeless tales with beautiful covers that will be treasured and shared across the generations.
    Some titles you will already know; some will be new to you, but there are stories for everyone to love, whatever your age. Our list includes Nina Bawden (Carrie's War, The Peppermint Pig), Rumer Godden (The Dark Horse, An Episode of Sparrows), Joan Aiken (The Serial Garden, The Gift Giving) E. Nesbit (The Psammead Trilogy, The Bastable Trilogy, The Railway Children), Frances Hodgson Burnett (The Little Princess,The Secret Garden) and Susan Coolidge (The What Katy Did Trilogy). Discover Virago Children's Classics.

    ISBN: 9780349009452
    Publication date: 04/05/2017
    Price: $19.99
    Author: Montgomery, L. M.
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $19.99
  • Annual
    Annual
    Annual features a dictionary of crazy words that come in handy on car trips, a sophisticated "spot the similarity", a found poem from school newsletters, a maths-nerd's memoir full of tricky logic puzzles, comics that embrace other worlds, a very unlucky zebra, and top-class fiction that spans Christchurch Botanic Gardens in the 19th century, the loss of a brother, a Kiwi beach holiday, and a Fontanian boarding school.This is a book for readers who are hungry for sophisticated, wide-ranging, and challenging content. It aims to revitalize the reading experience for this age group and create lifetime readers.Annual will be the first publication of its kind in New Zealand.

    ISBN: 9781776570775
    Publication date: 01/10/2016
    Price: $39.99
    Author: De Goldi, Kate
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $39.99
  • Annual 2
    Annual 2
    Annual 2 contains all-new material for 9- to- 13-year-olds. The result is a highly original, contemporary take on the much-loved annuals of the past – all in one beautiful package.


    Alongside familiar names publishing for children – Gavin Mouldey, Sarah Johnson, Ben Galbraith, Barry Faville, Giselle Clarkson, and Gregory O’Brien – you’ll find the unexpected, including a new song by Bic Runga, a small-town mystery by Paul Thomas, and a classic New Zealand comic illustrated by new talent Henry Christian Slane.


    The editors wanted to throw a completely different kind of publication into the mix, to create something that was both familiar and unexpected.


    “We channelled our younger selves: curious, discerning, up for anything. We tried to make a book we wish we’d be given. All the content is commissioned. This meant we were able to achieve a good balance of gender, ethnicity, and rural/urban experiences. We wanted to reach as many kinds of readers as possible.”


    Annual is playful and smart and packed with content – a book for the whole family. Readers can also visit the website – www.annualannual.com – to download additional material and read more about the contributors.

    ISBN: 9780473395230
    Publication date: 01/09/2017
    Price: $39.99
    Author: de Goldi, Kate; Paris, Susan
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $39.99
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