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  • Elizabeth Jenner

    A Ladybird Book: The Human Body

    $10.00

    Every human being is different and yet we are made from the same building blocks. Beneath the skin's surface are bones, tissues, muscles and cells that work together to help us live, breathe, move and feel. The Human Body is an accessible introduction to the human body, from the tiny cells to the intricate organ systems. It looks at how everything works together to help us live, breathe, move and feel. Hardback: 48 PagesProduct Dimensions: 118 x 176 mmISBN: 9780241416983 Published by Ladybird

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    Stuart Atkinson

    A Ladybird Book: The Solar System

    $10.00

    Looking up at the sky on a clear night, you might see shining stars, a bright moon and mysterious coloured dots but there many more secrets hiding out in space. The Solar System takes readers on a journey from the Earth's surface, through the atmosphere and out into space as you travel from centre of the universe to discover the stars, planets, moons and comets that call our solar system home. Hardback: 48 PagesProduct Dimensions: 118 x 176 mmISBN: 9780241417133 Published by Ladybird

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  • Clive Gifford and Rob Flowers

    A Quick History Of Maths

    $21.00

    Maths + history + jokes - boring bits = A Quick History of Maths. This book begins around 43,000 years ago with a notched baboon leg, the Lebombo bone (the very first mathematical object in the world) and rushes us past Hindu numerals and the invention of zero, via Pythagoras, Pascal and probability, right up to the present day, with big dataand the maths that rules our digital lives. Geometri-cool! You will discover: How to count on your fingers (there are more ways than you might think!) Wh...

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    Clive Gifford and Michael Young

    A Quick History Of Money

    $21.00

    Why is a GBP5 note worth GBP5? Where do coins come from? What do banks actually do? All this and so much more is answered in A Quick History of Money, a crash course from cash cows to cryptocurrency. Money might sound all grown-up and serious, but the history of buying, selling, saving and stealing is full of crazy stories and unbelievable facts. A Quick History of Money is here to show you the silly side, as well as give you the lowdown on the important stuff like interest, stocks and shares...

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    Clive Gifford and Steve Gavan

    A Quick History Of Politics

    $21.00

    How did ancient people make decisions? How do the people in power stay in power? Why did Karl Marx have to go without trousers? A Quick History of Politics answers these questions and more, taking a ride through time from plutocrats to people power. What do you think of when you hear 'politics'? Is it grey-haired men in suits, shouting at each other in a weird room? Well, you're partly right... but there's also a whole lot of crazy stories and weird history in the political world. A Quick His...

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    Clive Gifford and Rob Flowers

    A Quick History Of The Universe

    $21.00

    Strap in for a rip-roaring ride through the history of the universe, starting with the Big Bang, and bringing us right up to present day. What was the universe like when it was a few seconds old? How had it changed by its millionth birthday? And when did time even start, for that matter?! The story of the last 13.8 billion years in one handy volume, you can read about the start of stars, the growth of galaxies and the production of planets. Plus, there are some great dad jokes. Hold on tight....

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    Bill Bryson

    A Really Short History Of Nearly Everything

    $32.00

    Ever wondered how we got from nothing to something? Or thought about how we can weigh the earth? Or wanted to reach the edge of the universe? Uncover the mysteries of time, space and life on earth in this extraordinary book - a journey from the centre of the planet to the dawn of the dinosaurs, and everything in between. And discover our own incredible journey, from single cell to civilisation, including the brilliant (and sometimes very bizarre) scientists who helped us find out the how and ...

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    Dominic Walliman

    Astro Kittens: Cosmic Machines

    $15.00

    Illustrated by Ben Newman Greetings, my little Astro Kittens! Are you ready to take off on your first space adventure? Join Professor Astro Cat as we learn all about Cosmic Machines! Advancements in space technology mean that we now know more than ever before about what's out there in the Universe. From rockets to rovers, this beautifully designed board book introduces young explorers to some of the most innovative and incredible machinery that has opened our eyes and broadened our minds to t...

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    Dominic Walliman

    Astro Kittens: Into The Unknown

    $15.00

    Illustrated by Ben Newman Greetings, my little Astro Kittens! Are you ready to take off on your first space adventure? Join Professor Astro Cat as we head Into the Unknown! What would life be like on another planet? It might be difficult to imagine, but scientific exploration and development is evolving so fast that it might not be an impossibility. From holidays on the moon to discovering aliens, this beautifully illustrated board book explore some of the research that is taking us one step ...

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    Christopher Lloyd

    Britannica All New Children's Encyclopedia

    $39.00

    This substantial, gifty, and compellingly browsable kids encyclopedia takes Britannica's reputation for authentic, trustworthy information and brings it to a whole new audience. The gorgeous volume explores a wide range of child-friendly topics, using text, illustrations, infographics, and photography. In keeping with Britannica's reputation for expert involvement, each spread include a credit to the expert involved with its creation, and special features highlight some of the most intriguing...

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  • Temple Grandin

    Calling All Minds

    $17.00

    Have you ever wondered what makes a kite fly or a boat float? Have you ever thought about why snowflakes are symmetrical, or why golf balls have dimples? Have you ever tried to make a kaleidoscope or build a pair of stilts? In Calling All Minds, Temple Grandin explores the ideas behind all of those questions and more. She delves into the science behind inventions, the steps various people took to create and improve upon ideas as they evolved, and the ways in which young inventors can continue...

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  • Steven Johnson

    How We Got To Now

    $23.00

    Did you drink a glass of water today? Did you turn on a light? Did you think about how miraculous either one of those things is when you did it? Of course not--but you should, and New York Times bestselling author Steven Johnson has. This adaptation of his adult book and popular PBS series explores the fascinating and interconnected stories of innovations--like clean drinking water and electricity--that changed the way people live. Innovation starts with a problem whose solution sets in motio...

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    Dan Green

    Little Guides To Great Lives: Charles Darwin

    $19.00

    Charles Darwin's ideas about evolution caused both outrage and wonder, and quickly made him one of the most famous men in history. From his five-year voyage across the high seas to 20 years of research, follow Darwin on his adventure to prove a theory that would change the world. Little Guides to Great Lives is a brand new series of small-format guides introducing children to the most inspirational figures from history in a fun, accessible way. From Curie to Kahlo and Darwin to Da Vinci, Litt...

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    Isabel Thomas

    Little Guides To Great Lives: Marie Curie

    $19.00

    Marie Curie was a brilliant scientist who coined the term 'radioactivity', discovered polonium and radium, and helped develop treatments for cancer. She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, but her dedication to physics ultimately caused her death from radiation. From artists to aviators and scientists to revolutionaries, Little Guides to Great Lives is a brand new series of small-format guides introducing children to the most inspirational figures from history in a fun, accessible way. ...

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  • Isabel Thomas

    Little Guides To Great Lives: Stephen Hawking

    $19.00

    Stephen Hawking was one of the world's most famous scientists. His ground-breaking research into black holes and the Big Bang has helped to explain the beginnings of our universe and his book A Brief History of Time has sold over 10 million copies. Diagnosed with a form of motor neuron disease when he was a young man, Stephen was inspired to achieve his goals as fast as possible. Through incredible determination and skill, he became a legendary scientist, a best-selling author, and the man th...

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  • María Isabel Sánchez Vegara

    Little People Big Dreams: Charles Darwin

    $17.00

    Although he didn't do very well at school, Charles Darwin was passionately curious about wildlife, humans and plants. After a journey to South America, he developed his landmark theory: that all living things are related. Today, he is regarded as one of the most brilliant scientists who ever lived, and a hero to those who dare to think differently. This inspiring book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photo...

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    Jacob Kramer

    Looking Up

    $32.00

    Illustrated by Stephanie Scholz Looking Up is a celebration of telescopes around the world and speeding through space. These incredible structures gaze out into the solar system and beyond, helping us learn about distant stars and planets. Discover these amazing feats of engineering with cutaway illustrations, alongside detailed explanations of the science of light. All over the world, people have built fantastic instruments for looking up into the sky. These telescopes are not just engineeri...

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  • Anne Jankeliowitch

    Pop-Up Earth

    $37.00

    Paper Engineering by Olivier CharbonnelIllustrated by Annabelle Buxton The team behind Pop-Up Moon apply their wizardry to our home - planet Earth. Annabelle Buxton's gorgeous illustrations are showcased in five interactive pop-ups: a globe/cross section of the globe, a microscope showing the development of the living world, fragile biodiversity portrayed as a house of cards, a tectonic plate, and a waterfall. Accompanied by texts on the earth's natural resources, its biodiversity and the dan...

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  • Anne Jankeliowitch

    Pop-Up Moon

    $37.00

    Paper Engineering by Olivier CharbonnelIllustrated by Annabelle Buxton Open this book and discover the dazzling magic of the moon! Find out where it came from, why it seems to change shape, how its power affects the earth, and what causes an eclipse. Shoot into space with the Saturn V rocket and travel back in time to join the first men on the moon... Hardback: 18 PagesProduct Dimensions: 230 x 300 mmISBN: 9780500651865 Published by Thames & Hudson

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    Fleur Daugey

    Pop-Up Volcano

    $37.00

    Paper Engineering by Bernard DuisitIllustrated by Tom Vaillant Open this book and step into the fiery world of volcanoes! Find out why they erupt, what scientists can learn from them and which animals call them home. Explore volcanoes at the bottom of the sea, gaze upon the volcanoes of Mars, and travel back in time to find out what happened to the city of Pompeii... Hardback: 22 PagesProduct Dimensions: 230 x 300 mmISBN: 9780500652220 Published by Thames & Hudson

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  • Dominic Walliman

    Professor Astro Cat's Atomic Adventure

    $39.00

    Illustrated by Ben Newman Switch your brain to stun and hold on tight because Professor Astro Cat is ready to take you on a journey through the incredible world of physics. Learn about energy, forces and the building blocks of you, me and the universe in this mind-blowing atomic adventure! Hardback: 72 PagesProduct Dimensions: 290 x 290 mmISBN: 9781909263604 Published by Flying Eye Books

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  • Dominic Walliman

    Professor Astro Cat's Frontiers Of Space

    $34.00

    Illustrated by Ben Newman Professor Astro Cat is the smartest cat in the alley. He's got a degree in just about every discipline under the sun! Speaking of the sun, he happens to be specialist on that too, and Professor Astro Cat's Frontiers of Space will tell you everything that there could be to know about our star, our planet, our solar system, our galaxy, and our universe. The professor's made sure of that; he's a fastidious little feline! Professor Astro Cat's Frontiers of Space also exp...

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  • Dominic Walliman

    Professor Astro Cat's Human Body Odyssey

    $36.00

    Illustrated by Ben Newman Our bodies are some of the most complicated things in the Universe. Join Professor Astro Cat and the whole gang as they explore every part of the human body, with the help of writer Dominic Walliman himself. From head to toe and everywhere in-between, nothing is left out of this fascinating human body odyssey. Hardback: 64 PagesProduct Dimensions: 290 x 290 mmISBN: 9781911171140 Published by Flying Eye Books

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  • Dominic Walliman

    Professor Astro Cat's Solar System

    $21.00

    Illustrated by Ben Newman Welcome, planet explorers! Did you know that Venus is covered in volcanoes? Have you ever wondered why Mars is red? Well, you’re in luck! Professor Astro Cat and the gang are about to set off on a journey around our solar system – so buckle up and join the tour! Young readers can discover the wonders of our solar system as they travel to each of the planets in turn, accompanied by interesting, easy to comprehend facts and modern, exciting visuals. Hardback: 32 PagesP...

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  • Dominic Walliman

    Professor Astro Cat's Space Rockets

    $21.00

    Illustrated by Ben Newman Have you ever wondered how a rocket works? Do you dream of becoming an astronaut? Get ready for blastoff as we find out more about all the exciting ways we can travel into space. Easy-to-understand facts and descriptions introduce rockets, astronauts, satellites and the space station, all while married with beautiful and informative illustrations from Ben Newman. Hardback: 32 PagesProduct Dimensions: 240 x 240 mmISBN: 9781911171553 Published by Flying Eye Books

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  • Mike Barfield

    The Element In The Room

    $32.00

    Did you know that without the 'lead' in your pencil, there would be no life on Earth? Just about everything in the universe is made from only 92 elements - and from aluminium to zinc, many of them are hiding in your very own home! Packed with Lauren Humphrey's quirky illustrations and written by the multi-talented Mike Barfield, this unique introduction to the elements in the periodic table will excite all young readers as they help Sherlock Ohms solve the mystery of how absolutely everything...

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  • Will Gater

    The Mysteries Of The Universe

    $34.00

    From planets and asteroids to black holes and galaxies, every page will captivate young readers as they journey through the vastness of space. Each celestial body is shown both photographically and illustrated, and children will love poring over the detailed close-up images. Engaging storybook-style descriptions of each object allow readers to delve into myths, legends, trivia, and key discoveries about the solar system and beyond. Wonder at the rocky rings around Saturn, discover the tale be...

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  • Sophie Dussaussois

    The Pop-Up Guide: Space

    $29.00

    Illustrated by Charline Picard What's out in space? Can we travel to other planets? What do astronauts do? Children can find out the answers to these questions and more in this accessible and interactive guide. The multilayered 3-D scenes leap off every page, allowing young readers to experience space in a unique way. From exploring the planets and landing on the moon to planning future space missions, this first title in the new Pop-Up Guide series brings to life dramatic settings that captu...

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  • Stephen Hawking and Lucy Hawking

    Unlocking The Universe

    $32.00

    What would it have been like to walk the lava-filled earth four and a half billion years ago? Or take your first step on the surface of the moon? And what would you do if robots took over the world? In their series of novels, George's Secret Key to the Universe, Lucy and Stephen Hawking imagined what great adventures one boy might have if he travelled through space. But the books were based on real-life facts - and together Lucy and Stephen collected an incredible wealth of information about ...

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