Travel the world without leaving your living room. This book of maps is a visual feast for readers of all ages, with lavishly drawn illustrations from the incomparable Mizielinskis. It features not only borders, cities, rivers, and peaks, but also places of historical and cultural interest, eminent personalities, iconic anima... read more
A picture book series about the extraordinary men and women who have shaped Australia's history, including our brave Anzac soldiers. Anzac stands for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps. It is the name given to the Australian and New Zealand troops who landed at Gallipoli in World War I. The name is now a symbol of bravery ... read more
Now in paperback. A beautiful narrative non-fiction book which follows the life of a bilby, an Australian marsupial. The story depicts a young bilby's birth, habitat, behaviour and diet. Ages 4+.
This is a highly readable book about architecture, lavishly illustrated with sixteen intricate cross sections. From straw huts to skyscrapers, palaces to arts centres, The Story of Buildings takes us on a journey across continents and over centuries. Patrick Dillon selects sixteen of the most iconic buildings from around the ... read more
Henry VIII was flamboyant, courageous and headstrong. His life spans a fascinating, important period in history, in which he plays a crucial part. This biography of Henry VIII looks further than the facts that everyone knows - what was Henry like as a boy? How did he become the man that he was? Lives in Action is a series... read more
Everything young explorers need to know to become a famous dinosaur hunter, covering what it was like in the age of the dino, what clues to look for and what equipment to pack; Danger ratings show which dinos are safe to approach and which will eat you for lunch!; Amazing stories of the great dinosaur hunters of the past for ... read more
Suitable for curious young minds, this space book is packed with flaps to lift to reveal answers to some of the biggest questions in the universe. It helps them discover planets, stars and galaxies and explore intergalactic space.
It was 1914 and Dusty and Bluey are headed for adventure. They were Anzacs, members of the Australian Light Horse, on their way to the Great War. The story of Bluey and Dusty is a story of family and friendship. It is the story of Gallipoli.
With her signature comic-strip style, Marcia Williams takes us behind the scenes at some of ancient Rome's most famous moments. Meet Dormeo: gladiator, dormouse, berry-nibbler, and guide to ancient Rome. He'll take you on a tour of Rome's most famous moments and most colourful characters - from the temperamental gods and godd... read more
Abracadabra! Hocus-pocus! Allakazam! Happis crappis! Say it together now - magic! Take a peek inside the magician's secret wardrobe to discover the tricks of the trade, the tales of derring-do, and the people who made the magic happen. Demystifying the mystical is the popular, raucous, ready-to-trick-his-own-mother Bart King!... read more
From turbo-charged dragsters to supercars and daredevil monster trucks, this title features cars, motorbikes, and trucks explaining how the vehicle technology works, from simple steering to petrol engines.
This title takes a 12,000-year walk through history. Think of the street you live on. Now think of how it may have looked in 10,000 BCE, or in Roman times, or in Victorian England at the height of the Industrial Revolution. Steve Noon's "A Street Through Time" takes you on a time travelling journey that you won't forget. Beau... read more
With "Danger!," young readers will tour the adrenaline-filled worlds of animals, nature, space, science, the human body, and more.
Discover animals armed with sharp claws and killer jaws, deep-sea monsters, poisonous plants, and frogs falling from the sky, not to mention some of the world's most accident-prone humans an... read more
|Series:||DK Pocket Eyewitness|
Get fast facts at your fingertips with "DK Pocket Eyewitness Mammals", packed with bite-sized chunks of information that make learning about animals even more fun. Find out what makes a mammal a mammal, what diet they follow, their habitats and read about conservation too. Packed with amazing encyclopedic stats and genius gem... read more
This is an innovative flap book offering a fascinating glimpse behind the scenes of a busy castle. Amid the hustle and bustle, find flaps beneath flaps and many more surprises to keep enquiring minds entertained. Young readers can meet lords, ladies, knights and squires and find out how they live, work, fight and relax in the... read more
Readers can discover all the foul facts about the FRIGHTFUL FIRST WORLD WAR, including what the 'Fat King' did with food scraps and dead horses, how sniffing your own pee could save your life in a gas attack and why a pair of old socks gave away top German secrets. With a bold, accessible new look, these bestselling titles ar... read more
If you ever hear old folk moaning on about the world today, just remind them how woeful things were in the Second World War. Readers can discover why the blitzed Brits ate chicken-fruit, sinkers and nutty, what really happened in Dad's Army and how to make a rude noise with a gas mask. With a bold, accessible new look, these ... read more
This exciting, educational children's book details the real-life stories of scientists throughout history who made discoveries that changed the way we think about the world. Read about Galileo and Marie Curie, who both in very different circumstances risked peril during their research, or about Alexander Fleming, who discover... read more
Robert Winston helps you wrap your head around how the brain works. Join Professor Robert Winston in What Goes On In My Head? and introduce your child to the most powerful, complicated computer network that exists - their brain. You can make sense of the brain's mind-boggling structure and understand how it controls everythin... read more
|Series:||Ultimate Factivity Collection|
This title features all new activity collection with the ultimate blend of facts and fun. With Ultimate Factivity Collection Rocks and Minerals, learning has never been this fun! Engaging reference notes guide you through activities, while fun challenges and interesting puzzles are designed to inspire creativity. It is packed... read more