A funky and fascinating collection of ideas, patents, and plans. When Leonardo da Vinci, over five hundred years ago, invented the tank, car, helicopter, glider, parachute, submarine, elevator, and telescope, he was considered a dreamer. Or even crazy. Today he is... read more
Abigail is a curious little girl. She likes to discover the answers to really BIG questions. One night, she thinks of a question that's SO BIG she can't sleep until she knows the answer.
"Daddy," she asks as he tucks her into bed, "where did the sun and all th... read more
Welcome to this collection of amazing plants from all over the world, chosen for their unique traits and characteristics, with fun illustrations by Adrienne Barman. Meet the 'evergreens', the 'edibles' and the 'elderly' plant... read more
|Author:||Lynnette Moon, Geoff Moon, John Kendrick, Karen Baird|
New Zealand is known for its birds, and the melodic quality of their song. Here, in one book and CD package, is a selection of 60 of the most popular, important or interesting birds. Each bird entry includes information about habitat, distribution, appearance and behaviour of the bird, along with a description of its calls.
Incredible Bugs magnifies a fascinating world of small creatures through charming illustrations and fun facts that highlight their superhero-like capabilities. Although they may seem unappealing at first glance, great powers lie beneath their weird ... read more
As we delve into the magical realm that is our universe at night we discover what makes it so extraordinary...from moonbows to shooting stars and from the polar night to the northern lights. Experience how different habitats from the city to the ocean, come alive when the sun s... read more
An anatomy lesson like no other! Look inside the human body with the magic three-colour lens and x-ray from head to toe to discover how your body works. Use the red lens to reveal the skeleton, the green to see the muscles working, and x-ray your organs with the blue lens t... read more
|Series:||Explore & Discover|
|Awards:||Finalist: New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults 2015|
Under the Ocean introduces young children to the creatures that live in the seas around New Zealand. The book describes different habitats: underwater reefs, the sea floor, the open ocean and the deep ocean. Animals featured in the fact pages include octopus and squid... read more
Put on your snorkel and get ready to dive into this vibrant and entertaining search-and-find book.
Can you find the sea anemone having a bad hair day? How about the graceful jellyfish, or the kissing seahorses? Will you be able to spot the sneaky orca in disguise?
Find al... read more
Get under the skin of the human body with this interactive and informative book. Explore each of your body's organ systems with our pull-out booklet and get the answers to questions you've always wondered about: How does skin heal itself? What is blood m... read more
|Author:||Aleksandra Artymowska (Illustrator); Jules Verne|
Inspired by Jules Verne's iconic novel, this puzzle book is a treat for readers of all ages. Aleksandra Artymowska's take on the tale is bursting with wild creatures, strange landscapes and mechanical contraptions - and it will take reader... read more
Vibrantly illustrated by Creature Features illustrator Natasha Durley, this is a dinosaur book w ith a difference. Each page is bursting w ith unusual creatures from the time of the dinosaurs, all united by a common characteristic. From long necks to terrific teeth, and fro... read more