• 1.5 Billion Transport Vehicles on the World's Roads
    1.5 Billion Transport Vehicles on the World's Roads
    Discover the numbers behind cars, planes, trains and rockets - from the teeny tiny to the mindbogglingly massive.

    Do you know how fast a space rocket blasts through the sky? Or how deep under the sea submarines have ventured? How about the number of electric cars on the road? Or the top speed of NASA's crawler transporter (hint - it's not very fast!) Discover the answers to all these questions and much more in The Big Countdown: Transport.

    Helping readers to visualise and understand numbers, The Big Countdown series looks at popular topics and investigates the great many numbers that make them fascinating. From the mind-bogglingly large to the smallest and most precious, this series helps us understand that it's not just our days that are numbered. Ideal reading for number-crunchers aged 9 and up.

    ISBN: 9781445160863
    Publication date: 26/03/2020
    Price: $23.99
    Author: Big Countdown
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $23.99
  • 7.6 Billion People Living in the Countries of the World
    7.6 Billion People Living in the Countries of the World
    Count down the fascinating figures behind the 195 countries in our world - from the teeny tiny to the mindbogglingly massive!

    Do you know how many football pitches would fit into Europe? Or which country has the most newspaper readers? What is a megacity and which is the biggest one in the world? And how many wildebeest migrate thousands of kilometres every year across African's plains? Discover the answers to all these questions and much, more more in Big Countdown: Countries.

    Helping readers to visualise and understand numbers, The Big Countdown looks at popular topics and investigates the great many numbers that make them fascinating. From the mind-bogglingly large to the smallest and most precious, this series helps us understand that it's not just our days that are numbered. Ideal reading for number-crunchers aged 9 and up.

    ISBN: 9781445160849
    Publication date: 26/03/2020
    Price: $23.99
    Author: Big Countdown
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $23.99
  • Activists Assemble We Are All Equal
    Activists Assemble We Are All Equal
    What is equality? A big question to answer and an even bigger topic to implement. Activists Assemble: We Are All Equal explains what it is to be a citizen, how important it is to treat, and be treated, as equal within the society, and how you can use your voice to champion equality.

    Discover the history of equality - both the successes and the tragedies, meet past and present faces who overcame discrimination to be a voice for us all, and explore ways you can make a difference and challenge inequality. Important topics such as disabilities, gender, religion, and race are discussed, giving readers all the information and practical advice needed to get their voices heard.

    An activity section gives readers the opportunity to explore equality further: they can test their equality knowledge, start important conversations using the 'discussion time' questions, as well space to write down their thoughts and observations.

    ISBN: 9780753446195
    Publication date: 07/01/2021
    Price: $24.99
    Author: Weber, Shannon
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $24.99
  • 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: Hardback
    Price: $29.99
  • Alice Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There
    Alice Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There
    This luxurious edition of Through the Looking-Glass contains the complete story of Through the Looking-Glass, with full colour illustrations throughout, plus a section at the end on Lewis Carroll and his relationship with Macmillan, his original publisher.

    With foiled edges to the pages and a jacket, this luxurious edition of the classic book is perfect for all Alice fans.

    ISBN: 9781509865734
    Publication date: 26/06/2018
    Price: $39.99
    Author: Carroll, Lewis
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $39.99
  • All About China
    All About China
    Age 9 to 12

    Take the whole family on a whirlwind tour of Chinese culture and history with this award-winning, delightfully illustrated book complete with stories, activities, and games. This Chinese children's book is perfect for educators and parents wishing to teach kids about this fascinating Asian country. Travel from the stone age through the dynasties to the present day with songs and crafts for kids that will teach them about Chinese language and the Chinese way of life. With All About China kids will:



    Discover fantastic Chinese tales about the creation of the earth and the origin of the Moon Goddess

    Delve into China's multifaceted cultural heritage, visit breath-taking sites, and learn Chinese folk songs

    Take a crack at solving a tangram shape puzzle

    Learn about the twelve Chinese zodiac animals

    Try their hand at making a traditional brush painting of a panda, bamboo, and other motifs







    A timeless Chinese book for kids and parents to treasure together, All About China offers not only the most important facts about this unique country, but also conveys the special spirit that makes it one-of-a-kind.

    ISBN: 9780804848497
    Publication date: 01/02/2018
    Price: $24.99
    Author: Branscombe, Allison
    Format: Hardback
    Price: $24.99
  • All About the Philippines Stories, Songs, Crafts and More for Kids
    All About the Philippines Stories, Songs, Crafts and More for Kids
    This family-friendly Philippines children's book is packed with fun facts about Filipino culture, history, and daily life!

    All About the Philippines takes you on an incredible journey across the colorful island nation of the Philippines with Mary, Jaime, and Ari-three Filipino cousins who look entirely different and yet are the best of friends. You'll visit their homes, their schools, their families, their favorite places, and much more. They'll show you how kids in different parts of the Philippines come from many different ethnic groups and have very various cultures-each with separate traditions, languages, and beliefs-and yet, they are all 100% Filipino!

    This children's book, aimed at kids ages 8 to 12, brings them on an exciting trip through some of the most fascinating islands on earth.

    Join Mary, Jaime and Ari to see the how earthquakes, typhoons and other natural events can be scary and yet also make the islands beautiful and full of life.
    Check out Filipino games, and make a sipa-the Philippines's version of a hacky-sack.
    Experience the festivals and foods of different cultures found in the Philippines, and try a few easy recipes.
    Make a parol-a Filipino holiday decoration that you can enjoy all year long.
    Learn about the conquistadors and traders who came to these islands many centuries ago.
    Learn how peoples who speak very different languages can communicate when they meet.
    And a lot more!

    Along with fun facts, you'll learn about the spirit of the Philippines that makes this country and its people unique. This is a book for families or classrooms to enjoy together.

    ISBN: 9780804848480
    Publication date: 01/11/2016
    Price: $24.99
    Author: Jimenez, Gidget Roceles
    Format: Hardback
    Price: $24.99
  • All of Us
    All of Us
    A STUNNING NON-FICTION PICTURE BOOK THAT EXPLORES THE HISTORY OF SOUTHEAST ASIA

    Join two children as they journey through the history of Southeast Asia - the fascinating lands linked to each other and Australia by the seas and monsoon winds. Share with them the discovery of a world filled with traders, adventurers and conquerors, the struggles for independence they witness, and the exciting arrival of the new millennium with its hopes and challenges. This is a story that started 200,000,000 years ago - a history that includes all of us.

    Written by former Australian Children's Laureate Jackie French and social historian Emeritus Professor Virginia Hooker, this fascinating book has been exquisitely illustrated by award-winning artist Mark Wilson.

    A beautifully illustrated book that will engage both children and adults alike and provides insights into the intriguing region of Southeast Asia.

    ISBN: 9781460750025
    Publication date: 23/09/2019
    Price: $29.99
    Author: French, Jackie And Hooker, Virginia
    Format: Hardback
    Price: $29.99
  • Amazing Aotearoa Activity Book
    Amazing Aotearoa Activity Book
    You'll have lots of creative fun with this book full of puzzles, quizzes and activities that explore Aotearoa New Zealand and its people.

    Based on Gavin Bishop's bestselling Aotearoa- The New Zealand Story and Wildlife of Aotearoa, this activity book is a place for you to tell your own story in words and pictures.

    You'll
    - learn to introduce yourself in Maori
    - solve puzzles and crack codes
    - play games
    - invent a superhero
    - draw your future home
    - make maps
    - curate your heroes in a wall of fame
    - design a flag
    - create a menu
    and much more!

    Packed with quizzes, mazes, colouring pages and activities designed to stimulate bright minds, this is the ideal activity book for creative children aged 5-12.

    ISBN: 9780143775256
    Publication date: 29/09/2020
    Price: $25.00
    Author: Bishop, Gavin
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $25.00
  • Amazing World Atlas
    Amazing World Atlas
    Bringing planet earth to life, this colourful and fun addition to Lonely Planet Kids takes you on a trip around the world that you'll never forget. Filled with continental and regional maps, lively text, an entry for every country on the planet, plus mind-blowing facts, and an emphasis on the species that live on our planet, this is an essential resource for young readers wanting to learn about the world.

    With 240 pages of illustrated maps, engaging infographics, mind-blowing photography and a large dose of humour, this fun and informative world guide, written by children's author and wildlife enthusiast Alexa Ward, is the definitive guide to what our planet is really like.

    From exploration of indigenous peoples all over the globe, to illustrations of festivals in Brazil and each country's individual history, young readers will be enticed to go on a journey to some of the furthest corners of the globe, learning intriguing facts as they go. Take a trip around the world that you'll never forget with the Amazing World Atlas!

    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: 9781788683050
    Publication date: 01/11/2020
    Price: $29.99
    Author: Lonely Planet Kids
    Format: Hardback
    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: Hardback
    Price: $26.99
  • 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: $20.00
    Author: De Goldi, Kate; Paris, Susan
    Format: Hardback
    Price: $20.00
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