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            The Stonemason: A History of Building Britain

            The Stonemason: A History of Building Britain (Hardback)

            By Ziminski, Andrew

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            Part-hands-on archaeological history of Britain, part-deeply personal insight into this ancient craft by a stonemason who has worked on Britain's greatest monuments, from Stonehenge to St Paul's.

            ISBN 9781473663930
            Released AU 5 Mar 2020
            Publisher John Murray Press
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Liquid Gold: Bees and the Pursuit of Midlife Honey
             

            Liquid Gold: Bees and the Pursuit of Midlife Honey (Hardback)

            By Morgan-Grenville, Roger

            • RRP: $27.99
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            • Pub Date
              28 Apr 20

            Two men decide to become beekeepers, learning about nature and about themselves in the process

            ISBN 9781785786051
            Released AU 28 Apr 2020
            Publisher Icon Books Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Renewable Energy: A Very Short Introduction

            Renewable Energy: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

            By Jelley, Nick

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            With growing concerns over climate change and air pollution, the need to switch from fossil fuels to clean and renewable sources of energy has become pressing. Here, Nick Jelley describes the main renewables, explains how wind and solar farms can provide the cheapest energy in ma...ny parts of the world, and calls for urgent action.
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            ISBN 9780198825401
            Released AU 12 Mar 2020
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Very Short Introductions
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            Echoes from Early Aviators: A Lost Manuscript Rediscovered
             

            Echoes from Early Aviators: A Lost Manuscript Rediscovered (Hardback)

            By Merriam, Frederick Warren

            • RRP: $52.99
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            • Pub Date
              1 Oct 20

            Author was one of the UK s early aviation pioneers. As manager and chief instructor of the Bristol Flying School at Brooklands, he had many pupils who subsequently became famous

            ISBN 9781526726209
            Released AU 1 Oct 2020
            Publisher Pen & Sword Books Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Stephen Biesty's Cross-Sections Man-of-War

            Stephen Biesty's Cross-Sections Man-of-War (Hardback)

            Illustrated by Biesty, Stephen; By Platt, Richard

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            Look inside an 18th-century warship as it sails into battle on the high seas. Packed with extraordinary illustrations, this history book for children covers everything from warship design to navigation. Biesty's incredible drawings slice through a man-of-war to explore every corn...er, from the crow's nest to the stinking hold. Packed with fascinating facts and gory details, the pages teem with sailors busy about their duties. Find out how gun crews fired a cannon, examine a surgeon's toolkit, and learn the best way to wriggle the maggots out of the ship's biscuits. Look out, too, for the stowaway on every page. He's the one with spiky hair and there's a reward for his capture! This absorbing book will have children - and adults - poring over every page. Celebrating its 25th anniversary, Stephen Biesty's Cross-Sections Man-of-War remains as entertaining as ever.
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            ISBN 9780241379776
            Released AU 20 Aug 2019
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            Underland: A Deep Time Journey

            Underland: A Deep Time Journey (Hardback)

            By MacFarlane, Robert

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            The unmissable new book about the worlds beneath our feet - from the bestselling, prize-winning author of Landmarks, The Old Ways and The Lost Words 'He is the great nature writer, and nature poet, of this generation' Wall Street Journal 'Packed with stories based in geography, h...istory, myth, gossip, legend, religion, geology and the natural world. Macfarlane's writing moves and enthrals' The Times on The Old Ways 'Irradiated by a profound sense of wonder... Few books give such a sense of enchantment; it is a book to give to many, and to return to repeatedly' Independent on Landmarks
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            ISBN 9780241143803
            Released AU 21 May 2019
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Space Machines in Action (An Augmented Reality Experience)
             

            Space Machines in Action (An Augmented Reality Experience) (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Hirsch, Rebecca E.

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            Explore outer space through interactive augmented reality experiences! Space is a dangerous place for humans. Robots and rovers can explore planets, moons, and comets that are off-limits to people. Learn about space machines and the jobs they do through this augmented reality rea...ding experience.
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            ISBN 9781541589452
            Released AU 1 Mar 2020
            Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
            Interest Age 8-12 years
            Series Space in Action: Augmented Reality (Alternator Books (R) )
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            Topgun
             

            Topgun (Paperback)

            By Pedersen, Dan

            • RRP: $19.99
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            • Pub Date
              2 Jun 20

            Top Gun became a household name with the worldwide success of the film of the same title. The 1986 blockbuster starring Tom Cruise as a hotshot U.S. Navy fighter pilot was so popular (drawing $356 million worldwide) that recruiters set up desks in theaters that were showing it, l...ooking to attract the next generation of combat aviators. The movie did for Navy pilots what The Right Stuff did for astronauts. With the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the real TOPGUN-as the U.S. Navy Fighter Weapons program was known-approaching in 2019, and with Jerry Bruckheimer's sequel, Top Gun: Maverick, set to shoot next year, this is the time to publish the real story of the actual risk takers, disruptors, and innovators who revolutionized the art of aerial combat and created the center for excellence and incubator of leadership that thrives to this day. Here is the inside story of TOPGUN, told by the man who was picked to lead it at the start, from war to peace and back to war again, on and off the flight line, and through all six of our decades. Though Pedersen was a part of it at the beginning, some other great pilots carried on our work and he is eager to pay them tribute and make the book a celebration of our whole community. It's a great story, full of interesting characters and exciting history that American should know.
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            ISBN 9781405943826
            Released AU 2 Jun 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Apocalypse How?: Technology and the Threat of Disaster

            Apocalypse How?: Technology and the Threat of Disaster (Hardback, Main)

            By Letwin, Oliver

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            An urgent and eye-opening examination of how technology is leaving society open to myriad catastrophic threats

            ISBN 9781786496867
            Released AU 31 Mar 2020
            Publisher Atlantic Books
            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

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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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