• 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
  • 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
  • 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: Hard Back
    Price: $24.99
  • All About the Philippines
    All About the Philippines
    Imagine living in a country of islands, sprinkled across the ocean like stars in the sky, each with its own unique geography and people. Mary, Jaime, and Ari don't
    have to imagine it- they live it! Join these three Filipino cousins, who live very different lives but are the best of friends, on an incredible journey across their home - the colorful island nation of the Philippines. From visiting each of their houses and schools to getting to know their families and favorite places, Mary, Jaime, and Ari share a glimpse of their lives to help other kids understand what makes the Philippines such a special place. Full of fun facts and perfect for a family to enjoy together, All About the Philippines covers the conquistadors and traders who came to the islands centuries ago, natural disasters such as earthquakes or typhoons, and so much more.

    Winner 2016 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards - Gold for Activity Book - Educational, Science, History

    ISBN: 9780804848480
    Publication date: 01/11/2016
    Price: $24.99
    Author: Jimenez, Gidget Roceles
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $24.99
  • All of Us
    All of Us

    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: Hard Back
    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.

    - 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
  • 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
  • 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: Hard Back
    Price: $20.00
  • Aotearoa
    Over a thousand years ago, the wind, sea currents and stars brought people to the islands that became known as Aotearoa, the land of the long white cloud. Navigate your way through this sumptuously illustrated story of New Zealand. Explore the defining moments of our history, captured by celebrated children's book creator Gavin Bishop, from the Big Bang right through to what might happen tomorrow. Discover Maori legends, layers of meaning and lesser-known facts. A truly special book, Aotearoa- The New Zealand Story deserves a space on every bookshelf, to be taken off and pored over, thumbed and treasured, time and again.

    ISBN: 9780143770350
    Publication date: 02/10/2017
    Price: $40.00
    Author: Bishop, Gavin
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $40.00
  • Beliefs
    There are all kinds of beliefs. People may be Buddhists, Christians, Hindus, Jews, Muslims or Sikhs, or belong to other religions. Some people have non-religious beliefs. We can show what we believe by how we dress, what we eat, how we behave and how we treat other people. What are your beliefs? This non-fiction picture book celebrates the different beliefs people have, and is illustrated throughout with beautiful artwork.

    The ALL KINDS OF series is aimed at children aged 5 and up and offers a friendly and inclusive look at how we live our lives, celebrating our differences as well as what we have in common. Titles in the four-book series are: All Kinds Of Beliefs, All Kinds Of Bodies, All Kinds Of Families and All Kinds Of Feelings.

    ISBN: 9781445161099
    Publication date: 28/04/2020
    Price: $23.99
    Author: All Kinds Of
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $23.99
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