The study of life and living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, evolution, distribution, and taxonomy.
Category: NZ Non Fiction
The story of the lost wonders of New Zealand's natural history: the extinct species which are now gone forever. Lost Wonders also features some key species which are on the brink - critically endangered - and the efforts that are being made to save them for future generations. The stories of these fasc ...Show more
Category: Bugs and Insects
Crawly! Hairy! Maybe a bit scary? Snails slime upside down. Eeek! Worms can somersault and butterflies smell like cake. YUM. Wait, don't eat them... Because bugs are truly BRILLIANT! Matt Robertson' s quirky text and sweet yet hilarious illustrations show exactly why minibeasts can be truly awesome in t ...Show more
Colourful, surprising and full of information, the I Wonder Why books have set thousands of young minds buzzing. I Wonder Why Triceratops Had Horns is the perfect introduction to dinosaurs, featuring big dinosaurs, small dinosaurs, egg-eating dinosaurs and much more.
100 Facts Horses and Ponies is bursting with fantastic images, fun activities and amazing facts. Kids learn more easily with bitesized information Photographs and artworks aid children who learn through visual prompts Activities allow children to put what they have learned into practice 100 Facts Horses ...Show more
100 Facts Mammals covers key topics about the interesting lives of mammals with concise numbered facts. Each fact is accompanied by beautiful illustrations and photographs, which add visual meaning to the information for kids. This fantastic book is one of our bestselling animal books for children aged ...Show more
What does it feel like when you stroke a cat? How does your body tell you when it is hurting? Which part of your body has the toughest skin - and which is the most sensitive? All these questions and more to help you really understand what the sense of touch is all about. The series, Senses, is an engagi ...Show more
Category: NZ Non Fiction
In the garden, creeping along branches, hiding under stones or flitting from flower to flower, a whole universe of creatures is waiting to be discovered. Butterflies, moths, beetles, wasps, spiders - what have you found in your backyard? Did you know that chorus cicadas live underground for most of the ...Show more
Go back in time with First Dinosaur Encyclopedia. A delightful first reference book about dinosaurs for young paleontologists, this updated edition of First Dinosaur Encyclopedia takes readers on a journey to the prehistoric world of dinosaurs. Find out everything there is to know about T. rexes and tri ...Show more
Journey inside the amazing underwater world of sharks in this Factivity kit! Learn hundreds of facts and complete tons of activities, puzzles, mazes, and more while you explore this Shark Factivity kit. Check out 6 awesome shark teeth included in this cool Factivity set. Collect the Shark Teeth. Read th ...Show more
100 Facts Dogs & Puppies presents a detailed look at the world of dogs for children aged 7+ - from caring for a newborn puppy to the history of dogs and the habits of wolves. Exactly 100 facts accompanied by detailed photographs and beautiful artwork will challenge children, acting as an incentive a ...Show more
Kids will love adorning themselves with the stunning specimens in Fluttery, Friendly Tattoo Butterflies and Other Insects. Eighty-one illustrated temporary tattoos introduce creatures with amazing colors and realistic features, from the brilliant blue Cypris Morpho Butterfly to the Garden Tiger Moth, th ...Show more
Sail across spectacular seas and discover the mind-boggling marine life of the world's oceans. Find out about the five great oceans on our planet, and learn about their biological and geographical features. Explore the deepest depths of the Mariana Trench, spot shipwrecks at the bottom of the sea, and u ...Show more