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              Books by Peter Macinnis

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              Australian Backyard Earth Scientist

              Australian Backyard Earth Scientist (Paperback)

              By Macinnis, Peter

              • RRP: $29.99
              • $26.99
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              Find out where rain comes from and what geysers look like! Read about soil becoming too salty and why greenhouse gases are increasing. Did you know that fog is a cloud sitting on the ground and that ice can tell you about the environment of millions of years ago? And what is ligh ...

              ISBN 9780642279347
              Published 1 February 2019 by National Library of Australia
              Interest Age Children
              Usually ships 6-12 working days – This title is in stock at publisher
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              The Killer Bean of Calabar and Other Stories: Poisons and Poisoners
               

              The Killer Bean of Calabar and Other Stories: Poisons and Poisoners (Paperback)

              By Macinnis, Peter

              • $24.99

              Historically difficult substances to trace, poisons have been used by many for their own dastardly purposes. But the truly great poisoners are those who make selective use of poisons to save human lives. With ripping yarns, unusual views of famous people, Macinnis explains the wh ...

              ISBN 9781741141856
              Published 1 July 2004 by Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              It's True! You Eat Poison Every Day (18)
               

              It's True! You Eat Poison Every Day (18) (Paperback, New title)

              By Macinnis, Peter; Guthridge, Bettina

              • RRP: $11.99
              • $10.50
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              Including facts about both natural and man-made poisons, from foxgloves and hemlock to rat-killer and lead paints, this book also contains many tales of murder, intrigue and accidental death. Here, you can read about toxic wallpaper that killed even bedbugs, find out why Bath bun ...

              ISBN 9781741146264
              Published 1 January 2006 by Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age 8-12 years
              Series It's True!
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              Bittersweet: The Story of Sugar
               

              Bittersweet: The Story of Sugar (Paperback)

              By Macinnis, Peter

              • RRP: $29.99
              • $26.99
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              A historical account of the world's love affair with sugar and it's discovery and development around the globe. From New Guinea to Shakespeare's England and from slave labour to mass production, it has caused wars and geopolitical balances that have shaped the modern world and it ...

              ISBN 9781865086576
              Published 13 June 2002 by Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Rockets: Sulfur, Sputnik and Scramjets
                

              Rockets: Sulfur, Sputnik and Scramjets (Paperback)

              By Macinnis, Peter

              • $24.99

              Beginning in China in 70 B C, this history chronicles the development of rockets from gunpowder-filled sticks of bamboo to interstellar commercial satellites. It traces the story of American Robert Goddard as he led the group of 20th-century space enthusiasts who realized that ro ...

              ISBN 9781865087948
              Published 1 July 2003 by Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Big Book of Australian History
               

              The Big Book of Australian History (Paperback)

              By Macinnis, Peter

              • RRP: $39.99
              • $35.99
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              Age range 9+ Drawing on the impressive collections of the National Library of Australia, this comprehensive book provides children with an interesting and engaging overview of the history of Australia. It covers many of the main events and people in the nation's history. Packed w ...

              ISBN 9780642279491
              Release Date 1 October 2019 by National Library of Australia
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Australian Backyard Explorer

              Australian Backyard Explorer (Paperback)

              By Macinnis, Peter

              • RRP: $29.99
              • $26.99
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              The stories of many intrepid individuals who explored the Australian continent in the first 120 years of European settlement, including both little-known explorers and old favourites. There are tales not only of tragedy, conflict and death, but also of loyalty, amazing perseveran ...

              ISBN 9780642276841
              Published 1 July 2009 by National Library of Australia
              Interest Age Children
              Usually ships 6-12 working days – This title is in stock at publisher
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              Mr Darwin's Incredible Shrinking World
                

              Mr Darwin's Incredible Shrinking World (EPUB ebook)

              By Macinnis, Peter

              Across a huge range of endeavour, 1859 was the year of mega change.

              ISBN 9781742662145
              Available in EPUB
              Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
              Language en
              Published 1 October 2008 by Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age General Audience
              Ebook Terms Titles are sold with a 2 year time limit or 52 loans. view?
              Loan Credits 52
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              100 Discoveries
                

              100 Discoveries (EPUB ebook)

              By Macinnis, Peter

              100 Discoveries presents the greatest 100 breakthroughs in science and technology, medicine and the major areas of human endeavour over the past 10,000 years.

              ISBN 9781742662121
              Available in EPUB
              Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
              Language en
              Published 1 February 2009 by Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age General Audience
              Ebook Terms Titles are sold with a 2 year time limit or 52 loans. view?
              Loan Credits 52
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              Bittersweet
                

              Bittersweet (EPUB ebook)

              By Macinnis, Peter

              An historical journey of the discovery and development of sugar around the world.

              ISBN 9781741766554
              Available in EPUB
              Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
              Language en
              Published 13 June 2002 by Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age General Audience
              Ebook Terms Titles are sold with a 2 year time limit or 52 loans. view?
              Loan Credits 52
              Each copy purchased buys 52 loan credits to be used on your eplatform portal
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