• 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
  • Amazing Structures of the World
    Amazing Structures of the World
    Record-breaking, beautiful, unique or simply amazing - these are the worlds' most famous structures and the story behind their design and construction .
    Cool, quirky, fun or astounding facts about these fabulous buildings and the Wonders of the World and the architecture and engineering behind them.
    Perfect for home schooling and projects, this beautifully illustrated and informative book, displays the best in architecture and engineering.

    ISBN: 9781921580499
    Publication date: 06/06/2018
    Price: $22.99
    Author: Williams, Glen
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $22.99
  • Ancient Egypt
    Ancient Egypt
    DKfindout! Ancient Egypt takes kids back in time to discover what life was like in Ancient Egypt. With beautiful photography, lively illustrations and key curriculum information, the DKfindout! series will satisfy any child who is eager to learn and acquire facts - and keep them coming back for more!

    For any kid that can't get enough Egyptian facts, DKfindout! Ancient Egypt is packed with information, quizzes, fun facts and incredible images of every aspect of Egyptian life. Discover how the Egyptians built the pyramids, how to decode Egyptian hieroglyphs and take a look inside a mummy sarcophagus.

    Immerse yourself in Ancient Egypt with DKfindout!

    ISBN: 9780241282779
    Publication date: 03/01/2017
    Price: $17.99
    Author: DK Findout!
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $17.99
  • Ancient Egypt: Gods, Pharaohs and Cats!
    Ancient Egypt: Gods, Pharaohs and Cats!
    Hear all about Ancient Egypt from the great teller of tales, Rami the cat - history like it's never been told before!

    Join Marcia Williams on a journey to Ancient Egypt. Explore the myths and wonders of this ancient civilization, meet Ra the creator, the cursed boy-king Tutankhamen and Cleopatra, the last pharaoh in these stories of mystery and adventure.

    Packed with jokes, comic illustrations and fascinating facts, this hugely entertaining fictional biography will make you look at the Ancient Egyptians in a whole new light!

    ISBN: 9781406384031
    Publication date: 04/06/2020
    Price: $16.99
    Author: Williams, Marcia
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $16.99
  • Ancient Warriors
    Ancient Warriors
    Ever wondered what the first weapons were made from, or how the ancient Mongol warriors defeated the armies of China? Famous battles, brave fighters, and ingenious weapons all come alive in this exciting illustrated book.From the Stone Age all the way up to the Crusades, fascinating facts and insights from the battlefield are revealed alongside beautiful illustrations by Mackenzie Schubert.Mackenzie Schubert is an illustrator, graphic designer, and sculptor who uses these different mediums to create works that interpret images and objects into new and interesting forms. He lives in Oakland with his wife and their dog, Arrow.

    ISBN: 9781909263611
    Publication date: 01/07/2018
    Price: $29.99
    Author: Volant, Iris
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $29.99
  • Ancient Wonders Then and Now
    Ancient Wonders Then and Now
    From the Roman Colosseum and Pyramids of Giza, to Machu Picchu and Stonehenge, we've picked some of the world's greatest man-made structures and reveal how they were built, as well as their huge influence on modern life and tourism. By opening the gate-folds and lifting the flaps, kids will travel back in time to discover why these wonders were constructed and their role in ancient life. * An interactive look at how people used to live * Introduces world history in a fun, engaging way * Beautifully illustrated and packed with facts

    ISBN: 9781787013391
    Publication date: 14/09/2018
    Price: $26.99
    Author: Spinks, Lindsey
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $26.99
  • Anzac Animals 20 Animal Friends from WWI and WWII
    Anzac Animals 20 Animal Friends from WWI and WWII
    Who knew our soldiers had such a variety of animal companions in the two world wars? Apart from the beasts of burden that one might expect, such as horses, mules, donkeys and camels, many battalions had mascots as well: kangaroos, monkeys, dogs, chickens, tortoises, cats... all of whom provided comfort, companionship and a welcome distraction from the war.

    ISBN: 9781775434740
    Publication date: 01/03/2018
    Price: $29.99
    Author: Gill, Maria
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $29.99
  • ANZAC Girl
    ANZAC Girl
    It was 1914 when Sister Alice Ross-King left Australia for the war. Nursing was her passion - all she had ever wanted to do. But Alice couldn't have imagined what she would see. She served four long years and was brave, humble and endlessly compassionate.

    Using extracts from Alice's actual diaries kept in the Australian War Memorial, this story captures the danger, the heartache and the history of the young nurse who would one day become the most decorated woman in Australia.

    ISBN: 9781760637019
    Publication date: 03/03/2020
    Price: $27.99
    Author: Simpson, Kate
    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
  • Armistice
    Armistice
    In this companion to the award-winning, My Gallipoli, many voices will recall the day the Great War ended and the monthsthat followed before peace rang out around the world. On 11 November 1918, after four years of fighting, the Allied powers signed an agreement with Germany to end the Great War and to begin peace negotiations. The armistice, as it was known, took effect on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month. But it would take more than seven months before peace would finally be declared at Versailles on 28 June 1919. The Great War was over. But the world as it had been known was changed forever.In this book, many voices recall the day the war ended,and the months that followed before peace rang out around the world. Armistice will bring these stories to life and is published to commemorate the 100th anniversary since the fighting stopped.

    ISBN: 9781921504914
    Publication date: 19/02/2018
    Price: $29.99
    Author: Starke, Ruth
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $29.99
  • Brief History of Life on Earth
    Brief History of Life on Earth
    It's difficult to grasp the enormous changes life on Earth has undergone since it first came into existence, but this marvelously illustrated book makes learning about our planet's fascinating history easy and entertaining. In an accordion style, the series of pages take readers through every major geological period, with bright artwork and detailed drawings. Opening on lava-filled oceans and smoking volcanoes, the book unfolds, era by era, to show how life evolved from tiny protozoa and crustaceans to dinosaurs and mammals. Fully expanded to 8 meters (26 feet), this spectacular visual timeline is a very impressive panorama that reveals evolution in all its glory. Each page is brimming with illustrations that readers will turn to again and again. A celebration of life, this extraordinary and beautiful book illuminates the history of Earth for young readers in an unforgettable and delightful way.

    ISBN: 9783791373737
    Publication date: 01/11/2018
    Price: $49.99
    Author: Dupont, Clemence
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $49.99
  • Build Your Own History Museum
    Build Your Own History Museum
    Calling all archaeologists!

    A crate has arrived for you and it's packed with treasures from the ancient world! Can you assemble them and assign each to the right room in time for the museum's big opening? Among the treasures to display are an Egyptian sarcophagus, a Greek temple and a Chinese Terracotta Army.

    Fun, interactive and with lots of facts to discover, Lonely Planet Kids' Build Your Own History Museum is a hands-on way to learn about ancient people, cultures and traditions. It's packed with amazing facts and awesome illustrations that reveal how people all over the world once lived and worked.

    Perfect for history fans of all ages, this follow-up to Build Your Own Dinosaur Museum features the ancient civilizations Mesopotamia, the Indus Valley, Egypt, Greece, China, Rome, the Maya, and the Vikings.

    About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

    ISBN: 9781788689403
    Publication date: 01/03/2020
    Price: $29.99
    Author: Blue, Beatrice
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $29.99
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