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              The DNA Book: Discover what makes you you

              The DNA Book: Discover what makes you you (Hardback)

              By DK

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              Without DNA there wouldn't be life - this awesome molecule holds the code that allows living things to grow, develop, and make copies of themselves. It's inside every living plant and animal, from the tiniest seed to the person standing next to you, but how much do you know about... DNA? This book introduces children aged 7-9 to the amazing science of genetics and what makes you you. From why we have different coloured eyes to why we age, this book gives children an in-depth look at DNA and its role in all living things. Discover what DNA is, what is does, and how it shapes our lives, including inheritance and why we look like our parents; forensic science and how DNA evidence helps catch criminals; and genetic engineering and if we could bring dinosaurs back to life. With fun illustrated DNA characters, clear diagrams, and fascinating photographs, children will love learning about themselves and this all-important molecule. The DNA Book is packed with colourful illustrations and mind-boggling facts, perfect for curious young minds. It's a great addition to any STEAM library and decodes how DNA underpins life on Earth.
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              ISBN 9780241411018
              Released AU 28 Apr 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 7-9 years
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              Let's Get Gardening: Australian Eco-gardening Projects for Children

              Let's Get Gardening: Australian Eco-gardening Projects for Children (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By DK

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              Let's Get Gardening is a wonderful start to building any child's green thumb and encouraging them to do their bit for the environment. This book includes three simple chapters - kitchen gardening, wildlife gardening and recycled gardening - each with easy sustainability projects ...to inspire everyone's inner eco-kid. Learn how to grow organic vegetables and herbs, how to attract awesome bees, butterflies and birds to your area, and how to make sustainable garden containers from household waste. This book helps children learn about conservation, recycling and sustainability in simple and practical ways, while getting them outdoors learning about plants and wildlife. They will learn to build a mini nature reserve, grow staple ingredients themselves, plant a bee-friendly garden, provide homes for native wildlife and much more. Whether you have a big garden or a small windowsill, you can do your bit to make the world a greener place.
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              ISBN 9781760890537
              Published AU 3 Dec 2019
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 6-10 years
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              DKfindout! Climate Change

              DKfindout! Climate Change (Hardback)

              By DK

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              Understand the facts about climate change and discover what we can do to improve the human impact on our environment. In 2019, kids around the world are going on strike for the future of the planet, and for their own futures. The British and Irish governments have become the firs...t in the world to declare a climate emergency. Climate change is now one of the biggest issues we face as a society. This book lays out the science behind a natural process that has been massively sped up by humans. It explains the different ways in which we have caused the climate to heat up, from traffic pollution to animal farming, and the widespread effects of this change. The book covers what we can do to help prevent further, damaging changes to the climate, both in our everyday lives and as potential activists. This timely entry into the award-winning DKfindout! series explores the past, present, and future of our climate. It covers key developments such as the industrial revolution, the advent of plane travel, and climate activism, from the People's Climate March to Greta Thunberg and Extinction Rebellion.
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              ISBN 9780241413852
              Released AU 31 Mar 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 7-9 years
              Series DKfindout!
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              The Physics Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained
               

              The Physics Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

              By DK; Foreword by Al-Khalili, Jim

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              Explore the laws and theories of physics in this accessible introduction to the forces that shape our Universe, our planet, and our everyday lives. Using a bold, graphic-led approach The Physics Book sets out more than 80 key concepts and discoveries that have defined the subject... and influenced our technology since the beginning of time. With the focus firmly on unpicking the thought behind each theory - as well as exploring when and how each idea and breakthrough came about - seven themed chapters examine the history and developments in areas such as Energy and Matter, and Electricity and Magnetism, as well as quantum, nuclear, and particle physics. Eureka moments abound: from Pythagoras's observations of the pleasing harmonies created by vibrating strings, and Galileo's experiments with spheres, to Isaac Newton's apple and his conclusions about gravity and the laws of motion. You'll also learn about Albert Einstein's revelations about relativity; how the accidental discovery of cosmic microwave background radiation confirmed the Big Bang theory; the search for the Higgs boson particle; and why most of our Universe is missing. If you've ever wondered exactly how physicists formulated - and proved - their abstract concepts, The Physics Book is the book for you.
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              ISBN 9780241412725
              Released AU 3 Mar 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Big Ideas
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              Mars: Explore the mysteries of the Red Planet

              Mars: Explore the mysteries of the Red Planet (Hardback)

              By DK

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              Has there ever been life on Mars? Will we be living there soon? HOW?! Discover the past, present, and future of the mysterious red planet in this beautiful non-fiction book for kids. The launch of Mars rovers by NASA, Europe, and China in 2020 will be the biggest science news of ...the year, and will reveal more about Mars than ever before. Get ahead with this amazing new book, which explores the evidence for past life on Mars, what's happening there now, and what it might look like to one day live on the red planet. Discover incredible space technology, learn how to spot the planet in the night sky throughout the year, and find out if YOU'VE got what it takes to join the teams travelling to Mars in the coming years. Children will adore this essential guide to the red planet. Incredible images and fun illustrations will ignite their imagination and give them a fascinating insight into what the future might hold...
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              ISBN 9780241409589
              Released AU 19 May 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 7-9 years
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              The Big Book of Planes: Discover the Biggest, Fastest and Best Flying Machines

              The Big Book of Planes: Discover the Biggest, Fastest and Best Flying Machines (Hardback)

              By DK

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              Travel through history and reach new heights with this breath-taking children's reference book, all about jets, planes, and other sensational flying machines. Hop aboard the agile blackbird spy plane as you become a pilot for the secret service, perform loops and flips in the str...eamlined stunt plane, and compete against the best of the best in the magnificent microlight plane, in this informative children's reference book. Touch the skies and discover all about the different features of these aerodynamic aircrafts, and what makes them so exciting. With fascinating facts, and beautiful, close-up photography, this children's book brings these wonderful flying machines to life, and captivates and inspires its young readers. Did you know that some jumbo jets can carry up to 660 passengers? Or that the blades on a chinook helicopter spin at around 225 times per minute? There are thousands and thousands of winged machines in the world, both past and present, so there is plenty to explore in this kid's plane book. Whether they are budding pilots, or airplane enthusiasts, this reference book is perfect for young readers with an appetite for information all about planes, jets, and other magnificent machines that defy gravity.
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              ISBN 9780241461815
              Released AU 16 Jun 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 7-9 years
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              SuperSimple Chemistry: The Ultimate Bitesize Study Guide
               

              SuperSimple Chemistry: The Ultimate Bitesize Study Guide (Paperback)

              By DK; Contributions by Institution, Smithsonian

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              From acids to alloys and equations to evaporation, ?this guide makes complex topics easy to grasp at a glance. ?Perfect support for coursework, homework, and exam revision. Each topic is fully illustrated, to support the information, make the facts crystal clear, bring the scienc...e to life and make studying a breeze. A large central image explains the idea visually and each topic is summed up on a single page, helping children to quickly get up to speed and really understand how chemistry works. For key ideas, How it Works and Look Closer boxes explain the theory with the help of simple graphics. And for revision, a handy Key Facts box provides a simple summary you can check back on later. With clear, concise coverage of all the core topics, Super Simple Chemistry is the perfect accessible guide to chemistry for children, supporting classwork, and making studying for exams the easiest it's ever been.
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              ISBN 9780241390450
              Released AU 19 May 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series SuperSimple
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              SuperSimple Biology: The Ultimate Bitesize Study Guide
               

              SuperSimple Biology: The Ultimate Bitesize Study Guide (Paperback)

              By DK; Contributions by Institution, Smithsonian

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              From reproduction to respiration and enzymes to ecosystems, this guide makes complex topics easy to grasp at a glance. Perfect support for coursework, homework, and exam revision. Each topic is fully illustrated to support the information, make the facts crystal clear, and bring ...the science to life. For key ideas, How it Works and Look Closer boxes explain the theory with the help of simple graphics. And for revision, a handy Key Facts box provides a simple summary you can check back on later. With clear, concise coverage of all the core biology topics, Super Simple Biology is the perfect accessible guide to biology for children, supporting classwork, and making studying for exams the easiest it's ever been.
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              ISBN 9780241390467
              Released AU 19 May 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series SuperSimple
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              The Animal Atlas: A Pictorial Guide to the World's Wildlife

              The Animal Atlas: A Pictorial Guide to the World's Wildlife (Hardback)

              By DK; Illustrated by Lilly, Kenneth

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              Where do animals build their homes? How do they survive in very hot and cold climates? Why are so many species endangered? Discover the answers to all these questions and many more in The Animal Atlas. This lavishly illustrated nature book takes children on a tour, continent by c...ontinent, to meet the animals of the world. Within each section, the book travels through different biomes, such as forests, deserts, and lakes; and specific regions, from the Everglades to the Galapagos, Himalayas, and Great Barrier Reef. The Animal Atlas is packed with beautiful, life-like illustrations of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and insects that live all around the world, from the Amazon to Antarctica. Each species is carefully hand-drawn to show details of fur, feathers, or scales, while accompanying captions reveal fascinating facts about the animal's behaviour. Maps, along with icons to represent each animal, show precisely where the animals are found. For example, Australia's iconic koala can be tracked down to the east coast of the country. The book starts with an introduction to animal groups and habitats, and finishes with endangered species and a gallery of amazing, record-breaking animals. First published in 1992, this atlas has been updated for the 2020 edition and is a beautiful gift for a new generation of zoologists.
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              ISBN 9780241412787
              Released AU 28 Apr 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              Be Plastic Clever

              Be Plastic Clever (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By DK; Meek, Amy; Meek, Ella

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              Learn about the dangers of single-use plastics and pick up tips on what you can do to help through teenage activists Amy and Ella. This environmental book will teach young activists about the dangers of plastic pollution and climate change, but also to help them find their voice.... Amy and Ella want their book to help young readers shout about the issues they are passionate about and inspire them to become young activists in their own right. Filled with facts about the dangers of plastics, as well as tips on what you can do to help, it's the ultimate practical guide to ridding the world of single-use plastics from two young activists.
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              ISBN 9780241447079
              Released AU 19 May 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 7-9 years
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