• Nature Activity Book
    Nature Activity Book
    This activity book is a brilliantly detailed, fun and interactive way to learn about different habitats, animals and plants. Take quizzes about woodland creatures, colour beautiful butterflies and beetles, spot sea creatures washed up on a seashore, do a maze to help beaver pups find their way back home, identify garden bugs, and lots, lots more.

    Illustrations: Full colour throughout

    ISBN: 9781474952835
    Publication date: 13/06/2019
    Price: $22.99
    Author: Bone, Emily
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $22.99
  • New Zealand Wildlife
    New Zealand Wildlife
    3D touchable reality in a series of fact filled mini cube books-six pages on the outside and six on the inside.

    With special tear resistant fabric and unrivaled content, these are top quality learning tools.

    For Youngsters / Starters

    Promotes dexterity and provides conversation topics

    Tests colour association, grouping and letter recognition

    Investigates the concept of time

    Reinforces messages through repetition

    Intermediate / Advanced

    Tests numeracy and promotes self-testing
    Investigates space, relative time, size and distance

    Fact-finding reference tool with index key cross-referencing

    ISBN: 9781904359692
    Price: $19.99
    Author: ZooBookoo Cubes
    Format: Not Applicable
    Price: $19.99
  • New Zealand's Backyard Beasts
    New Zealand's Backyard Beasts
    In the garden, creeping along branches, hiding under stones or flitting from flower to flower, a whole universe of creatures is waiting to be discovered. Butterflies, moths, beetles, wasps, spiders... what have you found in your backyard? Did you know that chorus cicadas live underground for most of their life? That bumblebees have smelly feet? That some species of stick insect are all female? Or that earwigs don't actually crawl into ears? In New Zealand's Backyard Beasts, children (and adults) can learn to identify some of the creatures most commonly found in the backyard. Beautiful illustrations are accompanied by informative text and fascinating facts. New Zealand's Backyard Beasts includes bees and wasps, beetles, butterflies and moths, mantises and stick insects and w?t? (insects), centipedes and millipedes (myriapods), spiders (arachnids), snails and slugs (crustaceans) and more. The book also introduces the magical transformations of complete and incomplete metamorphosis that insects undergo in their lifecycle. From the simply curious to the budding entomologist, New Zealand's Backyard Beasts will please and inform all age groups about the fascinating creatures found in the back garden. Whether just looking at the beautiful illustrations or absorbing the facts, this book is a must for all backyard adventurers.

    ISBN: 9780947503772
    Publication date: 23/10/2018
    Price: $19.99
    Author: Barraud, Ned
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $19.99
  • New Zealands Great White Sharks
    New Zealands Great White Sharks
    Great white sharks are one of the world's most impressive and familiar predators - but until recently we knew surprisingly little about them. This book changes all that, opening a window into the amazing world of New Zealand's great whites. Join Kiwi shark scientists Malcolm Francis and Clinton Duffy as they track great white sharks from the cool waters of southern New Zealand to the warm waters of the Great Barrier Reef and the tropical Pacific. Discover how electronic tags have revolutionised the study of great whites, revealing that these mighty ocean predators are international travellers that dive to depths of more than a kilometre as they journey to and from shark hotspots at Stewart Island and the Chatham Islands. Visit Australia's shark nurseries, meet the Stewart Island shark gang and join the teenage great white sharks, Nicholas Cage and Pip, on their travels. Award-winning natural history writer and broadcaster Alison Ballance has been following the New Zealand great white shark project for the last decade.
    She takes readers out on a research boat to experience first-hand the thrill of encountering and tagging a great white shark, follows the excitement - and frustration - of tracking their movements around the southwest Pacific, and uses science to paint a portrait of great white sharks as you've never understood them before. Find out what pieces of the great white shark puzzle have been solved, and what questions remain unanswered, in a science adventure book for young adults and anyone with an interest in sharks and the sea.

    ISBN: 9780947503185
    Publication date: 17/04/2017
    Price: $29.99
    Author: Ballance, Alison
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $29.99
  • Plants
    Plants
    Stop and smell the roses with Agent Osprey as she works to uncover the mysterious world of plants! Plants! includes a 1.8-metre-long timeline, featuring over 100 plants from their first known forms through to their living descendants and a fascinating journal that looks into how they have survived and thrived. Plants! is the latest entry in the Explorer series from What on Earth Books. Bugs! and Dinosaurs! are winners of a Parents' Choice Silver Award 2018.

    ISBN: 9780995576612
    Publication date: 05/03/2019
    Price: $24.99
    Author: Explorer series
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $24.99
  • Poo
    Poo
    This irresistibly disgusting book for children will teach you all you need to know about all kinds of animal dung and human waste - what it's for, how it's made, where it goes, and lots more!

    Poo comes in all shapes and sizes. Every animal has its own special sort and some have fascinating uses for it. Wombats use their cube-shaped droppings to mark their territory; potato beetles build a shield of dung for defence; male hippos spray out a faecal shower to attract mates; and rabbits and dung beetles eat their pellets for extra nutrition. We might call it "waste" but in fact, poo is among the most useful stuff on Earth. From building materials and paper to coffee and even water purification, there's a multitude of manure-based matter in our lives.

    This unique book is jam-packed with scientific explanations and amazing trivia about human and animal deposits. Did you know, for example, that the global population produces more than a million tonnes of poo every day? Or that the ancient Egyptians used animal excrement in their medicine? That wars have been fought over guano? All these facts and more are presented, either with jaw-dropping CGI illustrations or eye-popping photography. Additional boxes feature infographics that make information easy to understand.

    With endlessly interesting information and incredible visuals, It Can't Be True! Poo is the perfect way to entertain and amuse your friends, family, and yourself. In fact, you'll never look at poo in the same way again!

    ISBN: 9780241381458
    Publication date: 03/10/2019
    Price: $17.99
    Author: It Can't Be True
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $17.99
  • Rebel Cats
    Rebel Cats
    An engaging collection about cats who are the heroes of their own stories, Rebel Cats introduces us to fur-raising facts and adventures from around the world and across the centuries. Profiles include WWII heroes, courageous adventurers, a Guinness World Record holder and even an astrocat that travelled in space (and made it back to Earth to tell the tale). Plus tons of information on cat activism, feline myths and much, much more.

    ISBN: 9781407192604
    Publication date: 01/11/2018
    Price: $21.99
    Author: Hamilton, Kimberlie
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $21.99
  • Rebel Dogs! Heroic Tales of Trusty Hounds
    Rebel Dogs! Heroic Tales of Trusty Hounds
    Tail-wagging tales of real-life Rebel Dogs! Get your paws on the stories and secrets of some of history's most heroic hounds! An engaging collection packed with over 30 real-life dogs, including film stars with fur, hounds that love to help, superstars of science and war heroesthese rebel dogs are the stars of their own stories. With incredible fur-raising facts on record-making dogs, marvellous mutts in literature, internet-sensation pups and much, much morethis beautiful book is perfect for pup fans of any age. Rebel Dogs! is the perfect gift for any pup lover, all year round!

    ISBN: 9781407194356
    Publication date: 01/08/2019
    Price: $21.99
    Author: Hamilton, Kimberlie
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $21.99
  • Reptiles and Amphibians
    Reptiles and Amphibians
    Silver award winner in the MadeForMums Awards 2017 children's books series category.

    Find out all about wriggling reptiles and amazing amphibians! DKfindout! Reptiles and Amphibians takes kids close to all kinds of cold blooded creatures with beautiful photography and lively illustrations. The DKfindout! series will satisfy any child who is eager to learn and acquire facts - and keep them coming back for more!

    Did you know komodo dragons can spit venom at their enemies, or can you spot the difference between crocodile and iguana scales? Whether they're looking for reptile facts, amphibian facts or anything in-between, DKfindout! Reptiles and Amphibians is packed with up-to-date information, fun quizzes and incredible images of reptile life. Find out about real-life dragons, extreme environments, life cycles and habitats.

    DKfindout! Reptiles and Amphibians will surprise and delight young readers aged 6 to 9.

    ISBN: 9780241285015
    Publication date: 28/08/2017
    Price: $17.99
    Author: D Ffindout!
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $17.99
  • Rock Pools A Guide for Kiwi Kids
    Rock Pools A Guide for Kiwi Kids
    What New Zealand child is not delighted by a rockpool at low tide, with its colourful, fascinating array of creatures, some still, some flitting about? Rockpools is a book designed to enhance this experience, with each page presenting an intriguing glimpse into the creatures that inhabit these low-tide wonderlands. All of the common creatures from New Zealand seashore, including crabs, sea-anemones, starfish, barnacles and shrimps, and many more, feature in this fantastic book, which cannot help but delight and encourage children to interact with the natural world.

    ISBN: 9781988550008
    Publication date: 06/09/2019
    Price: $19.99
    Author: Barraud, Ned
    Format: Picture Flat
    Price: $19.99
  • Saving Species
    Saving Species
    From the well-known faces of conservation, such as polar bears, tigers and orangutans, to the lesser-known threatened Malagasy rainbow frog, pangolin, kakapo and bee, this striking book looks at 38 endangered animals from around the world and the conservation efforts that are being undertaken to save them.

    Written by vet, conservationist and TV presenter, Dr Jess French, and illustrated in a striking graphic artwork style, Saving Species is sure to inspire future conservationists and animal lovers of all ages.

    ISBN: 9781526360779
    Publication date: 04/10/2018
    Price: $34.99
    Author: French, Jess
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $34.99
  • Sharks: Dangers from the Deep Blue Sea
    Sharks: Dangers from the Deep Blue Sea
    From the Zebra shark and the Wobbegong, to the Great White and the Hammerhead, delve into the depths and discover the toothy grins and pointy fins of Australia's most dangerous sharks! Packed full of detailed illustrations, beautiful images from the Australian Geographic image library, interesting fact files and information about what sharks eat, where they live, how they see and hear, what their eggs look like and much more!

    ISBN: 9781742459301
    Publication date: 23/01/2017
    Price: $17.99
    Author: Up Close
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $17.99
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