See inside some of the worlds most enormous vehicles in this amazing lift-the-flap book by the award-winning, bestselling illustrator Stephen Biesty. Discover eight monster machines that little engineers will love finding out about. Includes motors, periscopes, rocket engines and giant propellers in this fact-packed guide.
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+.
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
Danger Is Everywhere is a brilliantly funny handbook for avoiding danger of all kinds. Does it warn you about what to do if a shark comes up out of the loo while you are sitting on it? Yes it does. And how to find out if your granny is a Robot? That too. And what to do if a volcano erupts underneath your house? After you've m... 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
Douglas Mawson led the first Australian expedition to the Antarctic. Meet Douglas Mawson tells the story of how Mawson survived the dangers and challenges of the frozen continent. From Ned Kelly to Saint Mary MacKillop; Captain Cook to the ANZACS and Douglas Mawson, the Meet...series of picture books tells the exciting storie... read more
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
This is a letter, illustrated with beautiful photographs, to the girl who stood up to the Taliban and continues to inspire people all around the world.
* Usborne Beginners are colourful information books for children beginning to read on their own. * Vivid, full colour illustrations and photographs on every page, accompanied by short, informative text. * Developed with reading experts at the University of Surrey. * Carefully selected Internet links to exciting... read more
This title introduces children to a world of learning, from Earth to space and everything in between Big Book of Knowledge, fully revised and updated, is a unique look at learning that covers pretty much anything you could hope to know about. This encyclopedia may be small in size, but it's big on information. The chunky edit... read more
* Colourful scenes with flaps to reveal details of life in Ancient Rome. * Bright, clear illustrations show scenes such as a gladiator fight at the Colosseum, the workings of a Roman Bath and the Roman legion defending the farthest reaches of the Empire. * Includes a view of Rome today, with flaps to lift to uncover... read more
Offers an introduction to Roman history. This survival guide for studious centurions is about how to stay alive in the Roman army. It reveals all the gruesome truths of life in the Roman army including what soldiers ate, wore and how they lived.
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.
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
TERRY DEARY'S BEST EVER SHAKESPEARE TALES tells you more than just what happens in everyone's favourite Shakespeare plays - it tells you the stories behind them. Find out about: A Midsummer Night's Dream, King Lear, Twelfth Night, The Tempest, The Merchant of Venice, Romeo and Juliet, Julius Caesar, The Taming of the Shrew, M... read more
This title lets you lift the flaps to reveal giant colourful pictures of giant sea creatures that leap off the page. You can explore the amazing world of the sea with this stunning guide, revealing the giant sea creatures which thrive in the depths of the ocean. The ocean is home to the most fascinating and unique animals and... read more
Packed with thousands of words and definitions, the Children's Illustrated Dictionary is here to help with any child struggling with spellings and meanings. If you're stumbling over spellings or unsure of meanings this dictionary for kids is here to help! Packed with thousands of words and meanings, from abacus to X-ray, plus... read more
This book helps you learn about the awe-inspiring world of science with pop-ups, pull-outs, and fantastic facts with Professor Robert Winston. Utterly Amazing Science is an engaging, eye-catching approach to exploring what makes the world go round. Professor Robert Winston unravels the mysteries of science alongside pop-ups, ... read more