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            Guinness World Records 2021
              

            Guinness World Records 2021 (Hardback)

            By World Records, Guinness

            • RRP: $44.99
            • $40.49
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            Welcome to the 2021 edition of the world's best-selling annual book! The fully redesigned and updated best-seller is packed with thousands of incredible new feats and remarkable achievements that will allow you to Discover Your World!

            ISBN 9781913484071
            Released AU 8 Sep 2020
            Publisher Guinness World Records Limited
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Ugly Animals

            The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Ugly Animals (Hardback)

            By Bayly, Sami

            • RRP: $32.99
            • $24.74
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            Marvel as you enter the fascinating hidden world of ugly animals in this encyclopaedia of the animal kingdom's most unusual and beauty-challenged species. With more than sixty ugly animals to explore, this compendium of the unusual celebrates the beauty in 'ugliness'. Children an...d adults alike will pore over the breathtaking scientific illustrations of unusual animals, debating their relative ugliness and merits, learning about science and nature along the way. This book features illustrations and facts about over 60 animals including the naked mole rat, goblin shark, aye-aye, sphynx cat, blobfish and many more 'ugly' beauties. This gorgeous hardcover book is illustrated in beautiful scientific detail by exciting new Australian talent, Sami Bayly.
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            ISBN 9780734419019
            Published AU 24 Sep 2019
            Publisher Hachette
            Interest Age 8-12 years
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            Britannica All New Children's Encyclopedia: What We Know & What We Don't
             

            Britannica All New Children's Encyclopedia: What We Know & What We Don't (Hardback)

            Edited by Lloyd, Christopher; Foreword by Luebering, J.E., Editorial Director, Encyclopaedia Britannica

            • RRP: $59.99
            • $47.99
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            • Pub Date
              7 Oct 20

            The first new children's Britannica encyclopedia to be published in more than eight years, with all new material, specially commissioned illustrations, and awe-inspiring information from world-experts across all aspects of knowledge

            ISBN 9781912920471
            Released AU 7 Oct 2020
            Publisher What on Earth Publishing Ltd
            Interest Age 7-9 years
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            Britannica All New Kids' Encyclopedia: What We Know & What We Don't
              

            Britannica All New Kids' Encyclopedia: What We Know & What We Don't (Hardback)

            Edited by Lloyd, Christopher; Foreword by Luebering, J. E.

            • RRP: $56.99
            • $49.59
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            • Pub Date
              13 Oct 20

            The first new children's Britannica encyclopedia to be published in more than eight years, with all new material, specially commissioned illustrations, and awe-inspiring information from world-experts across all aspects of knowledge

            ISBN 9781912920488
            Released AU 13 Oct 2020
            Publisher Britannica Books
            Interest Age 8-12 years
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            How Many Spots Has a Cheetah Got?: Number Facts From Around the World
             

            How Many Spots Has a Cheetah Got?: Number Facts From Around the World (Paperback)

            By Martin, Steve; Davenport, Amber

            • RRP: $28.99
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            • Internationally sourced

            Packed with awesome facts, stats and figures about every topic imaginable - from sharks and stars to knights and pirates - there's tons to explore and discover.

            ISBN 9781780556932
            Released AU 24 Sep 2020
            Publisher Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
            Interest Age 7-9 years
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            Picturepedia: an encyclopedia on every page
             

            Picturepedia: an encyclopedia on every page (Hardback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $59.99
            • $44.99
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            • Pub Date
              29 Sep 20

            An elaborate photographic guide exploring a mindblowing spectrum of topics in a fun and accessible display. Did you know that more than half of the human body's weight is water, and that a Koi Carp can live for more than 200 years? First published in 2015, Picturepedia has been r...evamped into a more thrilling edition that will take you on a visual odyssey. From incredible insects and musical instruments to spacecraft and prehistoric life, Picturepedia gives you a world of information on every page. Jam-packed with thousands of pictures and fascinating facts about science, nature, culture, sports and history, Picturepedia is the ultimate visual encyclopedia. This brilliant book is crammed with stunning photographs, gripping information and explanatory diagrams that allows for fascinating discoveries.
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            ISBN 9780241426371
            Released AU 29 Sep 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            The Visual Encyclopedia
             

            The Visual Encyclopedia (Hardback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $69.99
            • $52.49
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            • Pub Date
              20 Oct 20

            This landmark piece of reference publishing offers a reliable, visually stunning, and family-friendly alternative to online information sources. Packed with carefully curated content, the pages of this illustrated encyclopedia are designed to be accessible and illuminating to a w...ide range of readers, and parents and teachers can be confident that children won't see any unwanted content. Featuring accessible and authoritative information, this book is a comprehensive guide to a wide range of human knowledge, and its text is integrated with clear artworks and informative, illuminating photography to bring general knowledge vividly to life. The scope of content in The Visual Encyclopedia makes it stand alone as a self-contained family reference guide, and it covers the fields of science, nature, space, history, the arts, technology, leisure, and more. The information is organized thematically to make navigation easy, and clear signposting highlights connections between subjects. Whether you want to find the answer to a question, read about a particular area of interest, or simply browse a range of subjects at leisure, this accessible, family-friendly reference guide offers a trustworthy source of knowledge and enjoyment.
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            ISBN 9780241340691
            Released AU 20 Oct 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age Children
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            Knowledge Encyclopedia Ocean!: Our Watery World As You've Never Seen It Before

            Knowledge Encyclopedia Ocean!: Our Watery World As You've Never Seen It Before (Hardback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $29.99
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            Dive into our planet's largest and least explored world in this stunning encyclopedia of everything ocean - including whales, waves, wrecks, wind farms, and more! Using 3D computer illustrations to show cross-section views and a level of detail you can't find in other books, this... children's ocean encyclopedia takes you on a world tour of the waters that cover 70 percent of our planet. Including sharks, jellyfish, turtles, dolphins, octopuses, penguins, and seahorses, you will see the fish, invertebrates, and other animals that call the ocean home and learn how their anatomy and behaviour is adapted to deal with a watery habitat. Discover the geography, geology, and ecology that lies beneath the waves - from the dramatic landscapes of the deepest trench and the longest mountain range on Earth, to coastal coral reefs and kelp forests teeming with life. Find out, too, about the science behind the seas. How do islands form? What are tsunamis? How can you help with marine conservation? Beautifully illustrated and packed full of facts, Knowledge Encyclopedia Ocean is the ultimate reference book for children curious about our planet's watery world.
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            ISBN 9780241412886
            Released AU 4 Aug 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Series Knowledge Encyclopedias
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            Space: a children's encyclopedia

            Space: a children's encyclopedia (Hardback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $29.99
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            Space: A Children's Encyclopedia is completely revised and updated for 2020, with new images and information to cover the latest developments in all things space-y. From Space travel and exploration, to the wonders of the Solar System such as the Moon and the Sun, and the mysteri...es of the Universe such as dark matter and black holes - this book covers all you need to know about the cosmos. The most up-to-date images from space agencies such as NASA and ESA combine with info panels, timelines, interviews, diagrams, and activities you can do at home to help you understand the majesty and wonder of Space. Learn about the Space Race, the Apollo Moon Landings, the Voyager craft that first probed the outer planets and have now left the Solar System, the Hubble telescope, and the International Space Station (ISS) - the state-of-the-art science laboratory orbiting Earth - as well as future missions, space tourism, and the latest discoveries in the furthest reaches of our galaxy. Discover how to work out the constellations and where to look for prominent stars and planets in the night sky, such as Venus and Mars, and how galaxies such as our Milky Way work and were formed. Part of a series of award-winning, best-selling encyclopedias for children, Space: A Children's Encyclopedia is a rocket ride from the beginning of time to the near future, and from planet Earth out to the furthest reaches of the Universe.
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            ISBN 9780241426364
            Released AU 4 Aug 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            The History of Everything in 32 Pages
             

            The History of Everything in 32 Pages (Hardback)

            By Claybourne, Anna; Illustrated by Van der Veren, Jan

            • RRP: $29.99
            • $26.99
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            • Pub Date
              5 Oct 20

            From the Big Bang and the creation of the stars, through the evolution of plants and animals, the dawn of the dinosaurs, and on towards the first humans, early civilisations, empires and technology, this incredible book will take you through the history of, well, everything! Four...teen exciting double-page spreads draw the reader into a world of discovery. Each fascinating scene depicts a key development in life on earth, illustrated in a colourful and engaging way and packed with interesting facts and figures.
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            ISBN 9781786276834
            Released AU 5 Oct 2020
            Publisher Laurence King Publishing
            Interest Age 7-9 years
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