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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
A big picture book with giant fold-out pages to satisfy the curiosity of every young space enthusiast. Everything children need to know about the solar system, which is dispalyed on a hige double-gate fold. Makes a substantial gift which children will pore over for hours.
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+.
|Series:||Children's 30 Second|
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
All his life, Jose has seen the tall ships sailing into Port Louis on the island of Mauritius, where he was born. As he watches them leave again, disappearing below the horizon, he dreams of one day sailing away with them - to see the world. He thinks about all the adventures he would have, the ships he would capture and the ... read more
A graphic adaptation of a 100-year-old diary brings World War I history to lifeOne winter morning, Barroux was walking down a street in Paris when he made an extraordinary find: the real diary of a soldier in World War I. Barroux rescued the diary from the trash and illustrated the soldier's words. In this striking black and ... 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 Animals, learning has never been this fun! Engaging reference notes guide you through activities, while fun challenges and interesting puzzles are designed to inspire creativity. Packed with puzzles, ga... read more