Written in collaboration with critically acclaimed NATIONAL BOOK AWARD finalist Patricia McCormick, Malala tells her story - from her childhood in the Swat Valley to the shooting, her recovery and new life in England. She's a girl who loves cricket, gossips with her best friends, and, on the day of the shooting, nearly oversl... read more
This title helps you discover everything there is to know about the dark side of the Force with Lego Star Wars. Step into the Lego Star Wars galaxy and discover everything there is to know about the dark side of the Force. The book comes with a new and exclusive Lego Star Wars minifigure that you won't want to miss! Lego Star... read more
Like the other Sasek classics, these are facsimile editions of his original books. The brilliant, vibrant illustrations have been meticulously preserved, remaining true to his vision more than forty years later and, where applicable, facts have been updated for the twenty-first century, appearing on a "This is . . . Today" pa... read more
Following on the runaway success of "This is New York," Universe is thrilled to reissue two more titles from M. Sasek's beloved children's travel series: "This is London" and "This is Paris." Like "This is New York" and "This is San Francisco," "This is London" and "This is Paris" are facsimile editions of Sasek's original ti... read more
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
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
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
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
Go behind the scenes and relive 100 iconic moments from Star Wars[trademark], episode I-VI. Join Luke Skywalker as he battles with the dark side, watch as Anakin Skywalker becomes Darth Vader and fly through space with the Star Wars[trademark] ships. Relive the most dramatic and iconic moments of the Star Wars[trademark] movi... read more
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
A deeply moving story about an abandoned pup in Afghanistan who touches the lives of two very different people - a girl struggling to get an education in the face of fierce opposition, and an Australian soldier who ultimately gives his life in the service of his country. A companion to My Mother's Eyes, Angel of Kokoda and Vi... read more
|Author:||Paul M. Baars|
This comprehensive survey of optical illusions includes an astonishing range of images from ancient times to the present. Covering illusions of depth, inversions, vibration effects, ambiguous figures, camouflage, anamorphic art, tessellations and other brain-teasing illusions, it presents examples from psychology, the popular... read more
|Author:||Rob Lloyd Jones|
A lift-the-flap information book for young readers which explores life in Ancient Egypt, in particular the rituals that the Egyptian Pharaohs undertook in preparation for the afterlife: mummification and the construction of pyramids.
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.
With so many distractions always near to hand, convincing little ones to learn their ABCs can be a challenge. These gorgeous flash cards make the process easier and fun for both parent and child. These big, brightly coloured, sturdy cards, featuring funny animals, intriguing characters, and objects both familiar and new, are ... read more
The Soldier's Gift is a moving story of one family's courage and endurance during the First World War, the terrible losses at Gallipoli and a time that changed Australia forever.
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
Colourful encyclopedia for kids with exciting 3D digital illustrations that bring key topics to life! The perfect first reference book that answers trivia questions for kids with exciting and colourful 3D digital illustrations. Did you know? Encyclopedia brings key subjects such as science, geography and history to life, thro... read more
This book takes one element of The Great Big Book of Families - the arrival of new members into a family - and explores all the different ways a baby or child can become part of a family. The book includes natural birth within a nuclear family, adoption, fostering, same sex families and many other aspects of bringing babies o... read more