A picture book series about the extraordinary men and women who have shaped Australia's history, incuding 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 a... 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+.
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
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 ... read more
Celebrate the Doctor's 50th anniversary with over 200 characters - past and present. Step into the Tardis, watching out for the odd Dalek, and allow yourself to be swept away into the weird and wonderful world of Doctor Who. Doctor Who Character Encyclopedia covers every single Doctor and each of his resourceful companions fr... 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
Sharpen your pencil and take a trip to the animal kingdom with this interactive colour - in doodle book. Once you've taken out your pens and pencils, you won't want to put "Doodlepedia Animal Antics" down. Add your own drawings and scribbles to the amazing animal designs and images, and learn about each creature as you doodle... read more
Step back to an awfully ancient time when pharaohs were phoul, servants suffered and everyone believed in an awesome afterlife. Discover the dire details of mummy-making, the truth about Tutankhamun and his creepy curse and find out why people worshipped a dung beetle. With a bold, accessible new look, these bestselling title... 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
Go on an adventure along the timeline of history, year-by-year, from the stone age to the digital age History Year by Year is a children's history book like no other. It will take children on a stunning trip through time as they follow the history timeline that plots our life on Earth, from prehistoric man to how we live toda... read more
First came the bestselling The Story of Everything, then came the bestselling The Story of Things and now here's The Story of Stars! Find out everything you ever wanted to know about the stars told in 10 pop-up spreads by the Smarties award-winner Neal Layton. Neal's unique perspective on stars from thousands of years ago to ... read more
Can you name Australia's longest-serving prime minister? Which Australian sportsman is the only cricketer to have received a knighthood from the Queen? What important scientific discovery is Howard Florey famous for? In Australia's Greatest People and their Achievements, you will learn the answers to these questions and disco... read more
Once there was nothing. Then there was something...Take a trip into the past - from the explosive beginnings of our planet through the formation of the Australian landscape, the deeply entrenched history of our Indigenous people and past the white-sailed ships of the First Fleet to modern day Australia, in this fascinating jo... read more
"One small spark brought fire awake, Winding like a small black snake, Fire flickered, fire crept, Flames snickered, bushfire leapt..." Inspired by the bushfires that have affected many Australians, Fire is a moving and sensitive story of a natural disaster as seen through the eyes of a cockatoo. The fire mercilessly engulfs ... read more
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In this perfect book for smartypants and eggheads everywhere, great science ideas from ancient Greece to present day are clearly outlined and explained. Ideas about motion, gravity, DNA, nuclear energy, antimatter and more are concisely covered across 30 key topics. Each idea is explained in neat 30-second soundbites and supp... read more
|Series:||Children's 30 Second|
In this exciting title for young Earthlings, every inch of our planet is explored and explained, from the air in the atmosphere to the molten magma beneath our feet. 30 key topics from deserts to oceans are covered, each presented in neat 30-second soundbites and supported by 3-second flash summaries and cool, colourful artwo... read more