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Planet Earth & the Environment

Ecology, Geology, Volcanology


Category:

 NZ Non Fiction

Awards:Shortlisted for Montana New Zealand Book Awards: Environment Category 2007.

Award-winning international wildlife photographer Tui de Roy spent much of her life living on and photographing the Galapagos Islands before setting up her base in New Zealand. From here, she travels the world capturing breathtaking images of special natu... read more

New Zealand: A Natural World Revealed
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Extreme Earthquakes and Tsunamis These two extreme events are of course related, and are equal partners in this book. We explain the geology of earthquakes, along with the effects of a sequence of shocks; typical rescue operations and the technology used for these; and how earthquakes may be predicted and buildings made to withstand them.

Extreme Earthquakes and Tsunamis (When Disaster Strikes)
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
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Category:

 Earth Science

Series:Acorn Seasons

"Books in this series introduce emergent readers to the four seasons. In Summer, children are taken on a tour of things they can see in summer including typical summer activities and changes in the natural world. Beautiful photos, very simple repeated tex... read more

What Can You See in Summer? (Acorn Seasons)
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Category:

 Earth Science

Rock collecting is for everyone
Nature's treasures are just beneath our feet, waiting to be discovered. With this book, you'll experience the excitement of finding, collecting, and identifying rocks and minerals. Dan R. Lynch, author of many field guides, presents... read more

PUBLICATION JULY 2018

Rock Collecting for Kids
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Category:

 Earth Science

Series:Small Friends Bks.

With her home under threat from a warming ocean, Zobi, a brave rhizobia bacterium, teams up with a family of slow but steady zoox (zooxanthellae). As the coral bleaches, everyone begins to starve... Can Zobi and the zoox work together to save the day... read more

Zobi and the Zoox: A Story of Coral Bleaching
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Category:

 Earth Science

Series:Good Question!

What exactly is a volcano? Can it really destroy an entire city? And how hot is lava? Kids will learn all about this force of nature, from where to find the ring of fire to whether volcanoes exist on other planets.

How Hot is Lava? And Other Questions About Volcanoes
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Category:

 Lift-the-Flaps

Series:See Inside Ser.
Awards:Runner-up for The Geographical Association Silver Certificate 2009.

Delve deep into the mysteries of Earth's geography to reveal the hidden secrets of life on our planet. The text includes double page spreads on mountains, deserts, the oceans, the atmosphere and icy landscapes such as Antarctica, each one with flaps to lift to reveal scientific and natural history information.

See Inside Planet Earth (Usborne Lift-the-Flap)
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Category:

 Earth Science

Series:Source to Resource

What happens when you switch a lightswitch? Or the power button on the TV? Electricity flows to the device and it switches on. Most of us use electrical gadgets all day, every day, without thinking about it. But where does electricity come fro... read more

PUBLICATION APRIL 2018

Solar: From Sunshine to Light Bulb (Source to Resource)
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Category:

 Earth Science

Series:Seasons

Summer is the season when plants and trees and animals grow quickly and the weather becomes warmer and sunnier. A variety of information about the summer months, including the types of weather we experience and what people and animals do during the summertime. A series of four books designed for younger readers.

PUBLICATION JANUARY 2016

Summer (Seasons)
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Category:

 Earth Science

Series:Wonders of Learning Ser.

A Complete Guide to Discovering the Earth for Children Take your learning on the go with this easy to transport mini science tin! Discover our amazing planet in the comprehensive introduction to all its many wonders! This kit contains ev... read more

Discover the Earth: Educational Tin Set (Wonders of Learning)
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Extreme Hurricanes and Tornadoes Another book of two halves! The development and geography of a hurricane/cyclone is explained, with the effects of devastating storm surges on land, why and where these happen, and of raging wind and torrential rain.

Extreme Hurricanes and Tornados (When Disaster Strikes)
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Available Stock: 1

Category:

 Earth Science

Series:Development or Destruction?

Using case studies from around the world that showcase both the positive and the negative impacts development projects can have, this title explores the consequences of different kinds of resource management within the tourism industry. Throughout, pros ... read more

Travel & Tourism: Development or Destruction?
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