• Coding
    Coding
    Silver award winner in the MadeForMums Awards 2017 children's books series category. DKfindout! Coding explains coding clearly for children 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! DKfindout! Coding is packed with up-to-date information and fun quizzes, while key curriculum text tells children why we use code, how computers use code and covers the history of coding from early computer programming languages to Python and Scratch. Learn about coding pioneers Ada Lovelace and Alan Turing and how codes have been used throughout history. DKfindout! Coding will surprise and delight young readers.

    ISBN: 9780241285060
    Publication date: 06/07/2017
    Price: $17.99
    Author: Kelly, James Floyd
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $17.99
  • First How Things Work Encyclopedia
    First How Things Work Encyclopedia
    All the essential science and engineering topics for primary school children are covered with this fun and informative illustrated encyclopedia, including machinery, electronics, transport, gases and liquids, energy, light and sound, and digital technology. Everything is simply explained, with easy introductions and clear, bright imagery. Packed with fascinating ideas, questions, answers and activities, it is the perfect homework helper to support children as they begin to learn about how things work in the world around them.

    First How Things Work Encyclopedia is the essential reference book for Australian primary school children, covering everything a young child needs to know and providing a strong foundation for science and STEM learning through the rest of school years. This book lifts the hood of a car engine, discovers the inside of an electric guitar, explains renewable energy and explores robotics and the future of technology. With close-ups, cutaways and diagrams bringing the technology to life, timelines illustrating the development of major inventions, challenging curiosity quizzes and fascinating facts, the First How Things Work Encyclopedia lets children really see and understand what's going on in the world.

    This book is one of six in the 2019 DK Australia First Reference series, which also includes First Children's Dictionary, Visual Guide to Grammar and Punctuation, First Maths Glossary, First Science Encyclopedia and First Encyclopedia.

    ISBN: 9780143795032
    Publication date: 03/09/2019
    Price: $24.00
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $24.00
  • How to Be Good at Science Technology and Engineering
    How to Be Good at Science Technology and Engineering
    Little scientists will understand science in seconds with this essential homework-helping guide. Learn about everything from molecules and magnetism to rockets and radio waves and find out how a hot-air balloon rises, how erosion flattens mountains, how light waves zip through space, and how the human eye sees colours!

    With STEM (science, technology, engineering, and maths) subjects ever more important in today's technological world, How to be Good at Science, Technology, and Engineering is the perfect book to inspire and educate inquisitive young minds and prepare them for the future. This is the perfect homework guide for parents and their children, with all core curriculum areas of science included.

    Cool illustrations show the appliance of science in the real world: see how microchips, tractors, and suspension bridges work. Hands-on projects feature fun experiments to try at home or school: try polishing old coins in vinegar, or make an erupting volcano with baking soda.

    ISBN: 9780241227862
    Publication date: 28/05/2018
    Price: $40.00
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $40.00
  • Incredible Cross Sections
    Incredible Cross Sections
    This children's book explores the innermost workings of some extraordinary buildings and machines. From helicopters to submarines, skyscrapers to coal mines, open up a fascinating world packed with unique and detailed cutaway drawings.

    Whether it's a Spanish galleon or a medieval castle, each cross-section slice or exploded view reveals what's going on inside. See the people swarming inside the Empire State Building, the workers busy backstage at the opera house, and where the crew sleep on a jumbo jet. Included also are two impressive fold-outs showing an ocean liner and a steam train.

    There are lots of fun facts to be discovered, and curious details are highlighted and explained. Did you know one of the funnels of the Queen Mary liner was fake, and used for storing deckchairs? And in almost every scene there's the challenge to find a man on the toilet!

    With more than a million copies sold, Stephen Biesty's award-winning illustrated books are as fascinating today as they were when first published, in 1992. Incredible Cross Sections is the ultimate way to see how things work.

    ISBN: 9780241379783
    Publication date: 02/05/2019
    Price: $37.00
    Author: Platt, Richard
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $37.00
  • Inventor Lab
    Inventor Lab
    This DK children's book aged 9-15 is brimming with exciting, educational activities and projects that focus on electronics and technology.

    Keep your siblings out of your room with a brilliant bedroom buzzer, power a propellor motorboat, build your own phone charger, make a set of speakers, and construct a crane by following step-by-step instructions and using affordable equipment. Inventor Lab will engage budding scientists and engineers as they experiment, invent, trial, and test technology, electronics, and mechanics at home.

    Simple steps with clear photographs take readers through the stages of each low-cost project, with fact-filled panels to explain the science behind each one, and to fascinate them with real-world examples.

    With an increasing focus across school curricula on encouraging children to enjoy and explore STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering, and maths), Inventor Lab is the perfect companion for any inquisitive child with an interest in how the worlds of science experiments and technology work, and why.

    ISBN: 9780241343517
    Publication date: 06/08/2019
    Price: $30.00
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $30.00
  • Man of War
    Man of War
    Look inside an 18th-century warship as it sails into battle on the high seas. Packed with extraordinary illustrations, this history book for children covers everything from warship design to navigation.

    Biesty's incredible drawings slice through a man-of-war to explore every corner, from the crow's nest to the stinking hold. Packed with fascinating facts and gory details, the pages teem with sailors busy about their duties. Find out how gun crews fired a cannon, examine a surgeon's toolkit, and learn the best way to wriggle the maggots out of the ship's biscuits. Look out, too, for the stowaway on every page. He's the one with spiky hair and there's a reward for his capture!

    This absorbing book will have children - and adults - poring over every page. Celebrating its 25th anniversary, Stephen Biesty's Cross-Sections Man-of-War remains as entertaining as ever.

    ISBN: 9780241379776
    Publication date: 01/08/2019
    Price: $37.00
    Author: Platt, Richard
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $37.00
  • Story of Buildings
    Story of Buildings
    A highly readable book about architecture, lavishly illustrated with sixteen intricate cross sections.

    From straw huts to skyscrapers, palaces to arts centres, The Story of Buildings takes us on a journey across continents and over centuries. Patrick Dillon selects sixteen of the most iconic buildings from around the world including the Parthenon, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Taj Mahal, the Forbidden City, the Bauhaus, Crystal Palace, the Sydney Opera House and the Pompidou Centre, and tells the remarkable human story behind each of them. Stephen Biesty's detailed, intricate cross-sections allow us to see inside these incredible structures and appreciate the inspiration of their creators. Technical information and architectural terms are explained in labels and there is an extensive index and timeline at the end of the book.

    ISBN: 9781406381689
    Publication date: 01/09/2018
    Price: $22.99
    Author: Dillon, Patrick
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $22.99
  • Story of Coding: Explore the Amazing World of Coding!
    Story of Coding: Explore the Amazing World of Coding!
    Learn about the history of coding and computers in DK Reader The Story of Coding. Young readers will find out what coding is, how it developed, and how modern codes are used for everyday purposes.

    ISBN: 9780241284988
    Publication date: 01/06/2017
    Price: $15.99
    Author: Kelly, James Floyd
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $15.99
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