• 100 Women Who Made History
    100 Women Who Made History
    If you thought that it was a man's world, think again! 100 Women Who Made History is the exciting story of the women who changed the world, from Anne Frank to J.K. Rowling.Meet the most talented and famous women in history, from politics, science, business, and the arts, from exciting entrepreneurs to clever creative. Discover landmark moments in the lives of amazing historical women from Joan of Arc to Marie Curie, up to and including modern game-changers such as Maya Angelou, Angela Merkel, Serena Williams, and Malala Yousafzai. With beautiful photography and fun illustrations, 100 Women Who Made History is a fascinating look at the pioneering and inspiring women in history, from ancient Greece to the present day. 100 Women Who Made History is the perfect book of history for kids aged 8 and up as they discover women who left their mark.

    ISBN: 9780241257241
    Publication date: 30/01/2017
    Price: $37.00
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $37.00
  • Adventures of Tupaia
    Adventures of Tupaia
    Follow Tupaia as he grows up in Ra'iatea, becoming a high-ranking 'arioi and master navigator. Join him as he meets up with Cook in Tahiti and sails as part of the crew on the Endeavour across the Pacific to Aotearoa. Witness the encounters between tangata whenua and the crew as the ship sails around the coast, and discover the important role Tupaia plays as translator and cultural interpreter.

    Written in dramatic prose and verse by Courtney Sina Meredith and stunningly illustrated in graphic style by Mat Tait, this is an essential book for all New Zealanders.

    ISBN: 9781988547145
    Publication date: 17/09/2019
    Price: $29.99
    Author: Meredith, Courtney Sina
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $29.99
  • Adventures on Earth
    Adventures on Earth
    The wonderful graphic illustrator Simon Tyler is back with a book all about the extremes of our planet - and the people who venture there.

    Following on from the magnificent Adventures in Space, comes a compendium on a topic closer to home - our planet, the Earth. Learn about the highest and deepest, hottest and coldest places on Earth - travel to the extremes of our environment. Discover the world's most wild terrain - deserts, mountains, volcanoes, rivers, jungles, oceans, the polar regions and more - as well as the animals that live there and the people who have explored them. Find out how these regions are under threat from global warming and other issues, and learn what we can do to conserve them.

    Bursting with information and illustrated in bold and colourful graphics, this book will grab the attention of all avid explorers - big and small.

    ISBN: 9781843654278
    Publication date: 19/08/2019
    Price: $29.99
    Author: Tyler, Simon
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $29.99
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    In this kids' biography, follow the remarkable life story of Albert Einstein, whose legendary genius and creative imagination made him one of the world's most famous thinkers.

    Albert Einstein is known as one of the most brilliant people in history. His many theories and discoveries changed the way scientists think and work, and the way in which we look at and understand things. Learn all about Einstein's family and education, his travels and troubles, and the special compass he was given as a young boy that first set him on the path to questioning the world around him.

    This new biography series from DK goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting people. Full-color photographs and hand-drawn illustrations complement thoughtfully written, age-appropriate text to create an engaging book children will enjoy reading. Definition boxes, information sidebars, maps, inspiring quotes, and other nonfiction text features add depth, and a handy reference section at the back makes this the one biography series every teacher and librarian will want to collect. Each book also includes an author's introduction letter, a glossary, and an index.

    ISBN: 9780241322918
    Publication date: 03/01/2019
    Price: $15.99
    Author: DK Life Stories
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $15.99
  • Amazing Women: Discover Inspiring Life Stories
    Amazing Women: Discover Inspiring Life Stories
    DK Reader Amazing Women is a close-up look at the lives of extraordinary women from the past and present, from Cleopatra to Michelle Obama.

    DK's innovative range of levelled readers combines a highly visual approach with non-fiction narratives that children will love reading. DK Reader Amazing Women is a level 4 reader, Reading Alone, offering a delightful narrative for young children to encourage an interest in and desire to read. Simple sentences are used with an emphasis on frequently used words with strong visual clues and labels introducing and reinforcing vocabulary.

    Explore the world of extraordinary women with DK Reader Amazing Women, packed with facts kids will love reading.

    ISBN: 9780241282694
    Publication date: 30/01/2017
    Price: $15.99
    Author: Jenner, Caryn
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $15.99
  • Amelia Earhart
    Amelia Earhart
    Discover the inspiring story of Amelia Earhart - the first woman to fly solo over the Atlantic Ocean - in this fascinating kids' biography. Amelia Earhart is one of the world's most famous aviators in the history of flight and a role model for women everywhere. Follow the story of this trailblazing pilot - from her childhood adventures in Kansas, USA, to her around-the-world-flight in 1937, which ended in her mysterious disappearance over the Pacific Ocean.

    This biography book for kids ages 8-11 charts the major events of Amelia's life, including buying her first plane (a bright yellow bi-plane that she named "The Canary"), gaining her pilot's licence in 1923, becoming the first female air passenger to cross the Atlantic Ocean in 1928, and becoming the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic in 1932, earning her the nickname "Queen of the Air". The story of a true feminist icon, DK Life Stories- Amelia Earhart is the gripping tale of a determined woman who broke the rules and followed her dreams skywards.

    This new kids' biography series from DK goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting and inspiring people. Full-colour photographs and hand-drawn illustrations complement age-appropriate, narrative text to create an engaging book children will enjoy reading. Definition boxes, information sidebars, inspiring quotes, and other nonfiction text features add depth, and a handy reference section at the back makes DK Life Stories the one biography series everyone will want to collect.

    ISBN: 9780241411551
    Publication date: 04/02/2020
    Price: $15.99
    Author: Life Stories
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $15.99
  • Anna and Sami The True Story of Saving a Black Rhino
    Anna and Sami The True Story of Saving a Black Rhino
    From Geisel Honor-winning author/illustrator Paul Meisel comes Anna & Samia, the true story of a wildlife conservationist and the baby rhinoceros she adopts.

    When infant rhino Samia finds herself all alone in the vast Kenyan rhino sanctuary, conservationist Anna Merz knows just what to do. Little by little, she helps Samia feel warm and at home, snuggling with the black rhino in her bed, deciphering every snort and eek, and giving Samia baths to keep her clean.

    Each step Anna takes is meant to help Samia get closer to becoming independent. But the bond between Samia and Anna is so strong that Samia may not want to leave, even when she's ready. Can Samia learn to explore the sanctuary on her own?

    Here is a heartfelt true story about love, growing up, and letting go.

    ISBN: 9780374305772
    Publication date: 15/10/2019
    Price: $29.99
    Author: Meisel, Paul
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $29.99
  • Anne Frank
    Anne Frank
    Anne Frank's diary telling the story of her years in hiding from the Nazis has affected millions of people. But what was she like as a small girl, at home with her family and friends; at play and at school? And how did an ordinary little girl come to live such an extraordinary and tragically short life? In the first half of the book we meet Anne as a small child growing up with her family in Germany. Then we follow her flight to Holland to escape the Nazis; the German invasion and the gradual isolation, then outright persecution of the Jewish population which forces the family into hiding; the years in the Secret Annex; and her last heart-breaking journey.

    ISBN: 9780099409762
    Edition: RI
    Price: $24.00
    Author: Poole, Josephine
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $24.00
  • Anthology of Amazing Women
    Anthology of Amazing Women
    This beautifully illustrated collection tells the aw e-inspiring stories of 50 w omen w ho have pushed the boundaries of human excellence and endeavour. Standing out for their achievements in sport, science, the arts, politics, and history, these women have made huge contributions to today's society. Featuring incredible women from the past and present such as Beyonce, Sheryl Sandberg, Mary Anning, Emmeline Pankhurst and Malala. The Anthology of Amazing Women is a wonderful read for anyone wanting to read up on the incredible women who have lived and changed our lives.

    ISBN: 9781783425020
    Publication date: 22/02/2018
    Price: $27.99
    Author: Lawrence, Sandra
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $27.99
  • Anzac Heroes
    Anzac Heroes
    Discover the triumphs and tragedies of 24 heroic Australasians during World War One and Two. Read the biographies of ANZAC soldiers, as well as Air Force and Navy soldiers, medics, a spy, an ambulance driver and a humanitarian, surviving in battles in England, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the Pacific. ANZAC Heroes includes famous soldiers such as New Zealand's double Victoria Cross recipient Charles Upham, and much-honoured Australian Hughie Edwards. You will also find not-so-well known indigenous soldiers, Albert Knight from Australia and Peter Buck from New Zealand, and brave females Olive King, Joice Loch, and New Zealander, Dr Jessie Scott.

    ISBN: 9781775433637
    Publication date: 01/03/2016
    Price: $29.99
    Author: Gill, Maria
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $29.99
  • Astrid Lindgren
    Astrid Lindgren
    Little Astrid grew up on an old farm in Sweden. Her childhood was very happy, so happy that she never wanted to grow up. When she was four, her friend Edit read Astrid her first story. Suddenly, the entire place was filled with giants, witches, and fairies. They all came out from a magic object call a book. Astrid did her best to learn how to read, and once she started, she couldn't stop! Soon, there were no books left to borrow from the library and her friends. Learn how Astrid turned her love of books and telling stories into a career as a world-renowned author.

    This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the inspiring writer's life.

    Little People, Big Dreams is a best-selling series of books and educational games that explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists.

    Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, Big Dreams!

    ANZ sales of the LPBD series are in excess of 265,000 units

    ISBN: 9781786037626
    Publication date: 03/03/2020
    Price: $22.99
    Author: Little People, BIG DREAMS
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $22.99
  • Become a Leader Like Michelle Obama
    Become a Leader Like Michelle Obama
    In this imaginatively illustrated book from the Work It, Girl series, discover how Michelle became an inspirational leader, FLOTUS, lawyer, author and role model in this true story of her life.
    Then, learn 10 key lessons from her work you can apply to your own life. Michelle Obama grew up on the South Side of Chicago in a little bungalow with a close-knit family. She loved going to school, and she knew that, one day, she would use her voice to empower other young girls, just like her. Young Michelle was a brilliant student and wonderful daughter. With hard work and talent, she propelled herself into the universities of Princeton and Harvard. She qualified as a lawyer and life was going smoothly... Then she met a guy named Barack.

    The Work It, Girl titles are an empowering series of biographies featuring modern women in the world of work, from designers and musicians to CEOs and scientists. Each of these vibrantly illustrated books tells the story of a remarkable woman in 10 chapters that highlight transformative moments in her life, following the ups and downs that she faced on her road to success. At the end, 10 key lessons show what you can learn from these moments, and self-reflection questions help you apply these lessons to your own life. Brightly coloured photo illustrations of 3D cut paper artwork featuring inspiring quotes from these amazing women bring their stories to vivid life. Learn how to work it as you lay the foundations for your own successful career.

    ISBN: 9780711245174
    Publication date: 03/03/2020
    Price: $22.99
    Author: Work It, Girl
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $22.99
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