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              DK Eyewitness Dordogne, Bordeaux and the Southwest Coast
               

              DK Eyewitness Dordogne, Bordeaux and the Southwest Coast (Paperback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $24.99
              • $18.74
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              • Pub Date
                17 Mar 20

              Your journey starts here. Featuring DK's much-loved maps and illustrations, walks and information, plus all new, full-colour photography, this 100% updated guide to Dordogne, Bordeaux and the Southwest Coast brings you the best of this tranquil and picturesque region in a brand-n...ew, lightweight format. What's inside? - full-colour photography, hand-drawn illustrations, and maps throughout - easy-to-follow walks, tours, and itineraries - our pick of the region's must-sees, top experiences, and hidden gems - insider tips and information: when to visit, how to avoid the crowds, where to capture the perfect photo, and more - the best spots to eat, drink, shop, and stay - an area-by-area guide covering each corner of this spellbinding French region, from Bordeaux to Bayonne, Rocamadour to Biarritz - expert advice: get ready, get around, and stay safe Now in paperback and printed on quality lightweight paper, our Dordogne, Bordeaux and the Southwest Coast travel guide has been redesigned with you, the traveller, in mind, so you can can take it wherever you go. Planning to see more of France? Try our DK Eyewitness Travel Guide France.
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              ISBN 9780241409343
              Released AU 17 Mar 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Travel Guide
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              Woodwork: The Complete Step-by-step Manual
               

              Woodwork: The Complete Step-by-step Manual (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $49.99
              • $37.49
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              • Pub Date
                31 Mar 20

              Master key carpentry skills, from simple joinery techniques to fine woodworking, all explained in clear, step-by-step instructions and photographs. This book shows you the main woodworking techniques step by step - from basic through to more advanced types of wood joints, finishi...ng, woodturning, and furniture restoration. It explains all the essential woodworking tools, including hand tools, power tools, and machine tools. It gives you a directory of more than 100 hard and soft woods and their properties so that you can choose the right wood for the job. Then, put your skills into practice with 28 DIY woodworking projects, which have detailed plans and instructions and are arranged in order of complexity. Make a simple chopping board or wine rack as small weekend projects, or try more advanced woodworking ideas such as a linen chest, dresser, or chair. Endorsed by the Worshipful Company of Carpenters, Woodwork is a complete illustrated woodworking course, giving you all the carpentry skills and techniques you need to create well-crafted and practical objects in treated wood.
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              ISBN 9780241412428
              Released AU 31 Mar 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Lego Amazing Vehicles (Library Edition)
               

              Lego Amazing Vehicles (Library Edition) (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $38.99
              • $31.19
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              Discover the world's most incredible things that go with specially commissioned LEGO(R) models. Children will love learning about their favorite modes of transport, including airplanes, trains, boats, cars, and even futuristic and fantasy vehicles. LEGO(R) Amazing Vehicles is pac...ked full of fascinating facts and images of more than 100 models of cool things that go. Colorful scenes showcase fan-built LEGO vehicle models accompanied by fascinating facts, data, and record-breaking information about the machines. From trains and tractors to aircraft, spacecraft, and automobiles, this book showcases every kind of machine that moves-from past to present, and far into the future. Timelines featuring micro-build models drive readers through the history of transport. The models are built with mostly standard bricks. Tips and photographic breakdowns will inspire children aged 7-9 to build their own LEGO vehicles. A combination of clear photos, authoritative text, fun facts, and classic LEGO humor help children learn as they build and play. (c)2019 The LEGO Group.
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              ISBN 9781465484765
              Released AU 4 Jun 2019
              Publisher DK PUBLISHING (DORLING KINDERS
              Interest Age 7-11 years
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              Inventions A Children's Encyclopedia

              Inventions A Children's Encyclopedia (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $39.99
              • $29.99
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              This stunning visual guide explores and explains the greatest inventions, ideas, and discoveries throughout the ages, and introduces their inventors.Discover the first inventions, from fire, stone tools, and the wheel to ploughs and paper, that shaped societies and grew mighty ci...vilizations and empires such as those in ancient Greece, ancient Rome, and ancient China. In the centuries that followed, Eureka moments abounded, with James Watt's steam engine during the Industrial Revolution, Henry Ford's car assembly line at the start of the 20th century, the Wright brothers' flying machines, Thomas Edison's light bulb, John Logie Baird's television, and so much more. Read about more recent, era-defining moments during the Digital Revolution, such as the first website developed by Tim Berners-Lee, and the growth in the use of robotics in industry and at home.Inventions A Children's Encyclopedia reveals the stories behind both crucial and quirky contraptions, products of the world's most brilliant minds.
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              ISBN 9780241317822
              Released AU 30 Jul 2018
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              LEGO NINJAGO Epic Adventures

              LEGO NINJAGO Epic Adventures (Hardback)

              By March, Julia; DK

              • RRP: $12.99
              • $9.74
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              Discover the most exciting adventures of Master Wu, Lloyd Garmadon and the rest of the LEGO (R) NINJAGO (R) heroes. Meet the terrible villains that the heroes have defeated, from the slippery Snake Tribes to the ghoulish Ghost Army. Find out about classic battles from the history... of Ninjago City. This exciting chapter book for children learning to read is packed with images of new LEGO NINJAGO sets and minifigures, helping young fans get hooked on reading. Exciting images, simple vocabulary and a fun quiz will engage young readers, helping them to build their confidence in reading. (c)2018 The LEGO Group.
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              ISBN 9780241375976
              Released AU 6 Aug 2019
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 7-9 years
              Series DK Readers Level 3
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              Dinosaurs A Children's Encyclopedia

              Dinosaurs A Children's Encyclopedia (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $39.99
              • $29.99
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              Explore the prehistoric world in never-before-seen detail and zoom right in to killer jaws, dinosaur tracks, dinosaur eggs, and even inside a dinosaur. The ultimate prehistoric and dinosaur book for young archaeologists and palaeontologists. See over 100 dinosaurs and prehistoric... species up close, from the mighty Tyrannosaurus Rex to woolly mammoths and the first Neanderthals. Jam-packed with new digital images, Dinosaurs A Children's Encyclopedia is the ideal gift for dinosaur-mad children ages 9 and up. The dinosaur kingdom's most famous groups are here, including Stegosaurs and Triceratops, with all the latest findings on feathered dinosaurs. Young archaeologists and palaeontologists can unearth dozens of facts about prehistoric life, invertebrates, early vertebrates, dinosaurs, birds, and mammals with exclusive location photos of fossil digs. Previous edition ISBN 9781405367684
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              ISBN 9780241287323
              Released AU 19 Mar 2019
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              DKfindout! Big Cats

              DKfindout! Big Cats (Paperback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $14.99
              • $11.24
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              This children's animal book has everything you'll need to know about big cats, including lions, tigers, jaguars, leopards, and cheetahs. Find out how big cats hunt, learn about cat myths and legends, discover where big cats live, and how they move. Packed with information, photog...raphs, and colourful illustrations, DKfindout! Big Cats is the ultimate kids cat book.The DKfindout! series introduces children to a range of exciting topics in a fun, engaging way. Checked by specialist consultants and an educational expert this is not only a source of information you can trust, but one that is age-appropriate and supportive of schoolwork. Ranging from core topics, to more specialized subjects, the DKfindout!series will inspire and delight kids.
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              ISBN 9780241358412
              Released AU 5 Feb 2019
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 7-9 years
              Series DKfindout!
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              Explanatorium of Nature

              Explanatorium of Nature (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $45.00
              • $33.75
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              Using jaw-dropping, up-close photography, explore the natural world in stunning detail and find out how everything in nature works and why. From fruit to flowers, from shells to sharks, from ants to elephants, this extraordinary new encyclopedia will keep animal and nature enthus...iasts aged 9 and over, utterly absorbed by amazing, close-up images. Explanatorium of Nature is the perfect way to find out about everything in nature works and why fungi, plants, animals, arthropods, fish, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and ecosystems exist and what they mean for our world. Discover how spiders spin webs, how fur works, how flying works, how snakes kill, and , much more. Children will spend hours pouring over the incredible details in nature, from the spines on a stinging nettle and lichen growing on a tree to the suckers on an iguana's feet. Using never-before-seen cross sections, macro, time lapse, x-ray, infrared and ultraviolet close-up pictures, this is nature as you've never seen it before.
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              ISBN 9780241286845
              Released AU 30 Oct 2017
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              How Technology Works: The facts visually explained

              How Technology Works: The facts visually explained (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $34.99
              • $26.24
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              Have you ever asked yourself how the inventions, gadgets, and devices that surround us actually work? Discover the hidden workings of everyday technology with this graphic guide. How Technology Works demystifies the machinery that keeps the modern world going, from simple objects... such as zip fasteners and can openers to the latest, most sophisticated devices of the information age, including smart watches, personal digital assistants, and driverless cars. It includes inventions that have changed the course of history, like the internal combustion engine, as well as technologies that might hold the key to our future survival, including solar cells and new kinds of farming to feed a growing population. All the way through the book, step-by-step explanations are supported by simple and original graphics that take devices apart and show you how they work. The opening chapter explains principles that underpin lots of devices - from basic mechanics to electricity to digital technology. From there on, devices are grouped by application - such as the home, transport, and computing - making them easy to find and placing similar devices side by side. How Technology Works is perfect for anyone who didn't have a training in STEM subjects at school or is simply curious about how the modern world works.
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              ISBN 9780241356289
              Released AU 16 Jul 2019
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              Robot: Meet the Machines of the Future

              Robot: Meet the Machines of the Future (Hardback)

              By DK; Foreword by Rogers, Dr Lucy

              • RRP: $34.99
              • $26.24
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              From mechanical automata to modern-day androids and animal robots, this children's book for ages 9-11 covers artificial intelligence (AI) throughout history. Robotics is experiencing an explosion - with more than 45 million robots estimated to be in operation by 2019. Robotics an...d AI will increasingly become a part of daily life: from drones used in battle to robot helpers taking care of hospital patients, and from service robots packing food to rescue robots finding people after a disaster. Robot explains how robots work, how they are made, and shows what the cutting-edge of science, technology, mechanical engineering, and computing looks like. This kids' robot book showcases more than 100 robots, representing the latest and greatest innovations in AI through bright graphics and stunning photography. Tech panels present fascinating facts about each robot's design, production, and capability. The final chapter covers the future of robotics, and how kids of the not-too-distant future may have their very own android friends. Young readers will be riveted by the vibrant graphics, zesty colours, and mend-bending array of information that Robot provides.
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              ISBN 9780241346754
              Released AU 3 Sep 2018
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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