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Planet Earth & the Environment

Ecology, Geology, Volcanology


Category:

 General Picture Books

'Hi, I'm Earth! But you can call me Planet Awesome.' In this hilarious and informative book filled to the brim with eye-opening, kid-friendly facts about our planet, you'll find scientifically accurate information from beloved children's book author Stacy McAnulty and vibrant art by award-winning illustrator David Litchfield.

PUBLICATION JUNE 2018
 

Planet Awesome
$17.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 6

Category:

 Earth Science

Series:Simple Acts Ser.

Simple Acts to Save Our Planet shows you how to be more active in saving our planet every day by performing some "Simple Acts of Kindness"--for the Earth. Treat the environment with kindness with these easy, manageable activities that range from simple home updates... read more

PUBLICATION JUNE 2018

Simple Acts to Save Our Planet (HB)
$23.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 Earth Science

A gorgeous picture book that explores the cultural myths and stories behind trees all over the world, revealing the beauty behind these giants living among us.
 
This stunningly illustrated book explores the cultural significance that tree... read more

PUBLICATION MAY 2018

Under the Canopy: Trees around the World
$30.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

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)
$23.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

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)
$20.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 Earth Science

Series:Rock Explorer

Did you know there are three different kinds of rock - igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic? Explore the reasons behind this and understand what our earth is made of and what processes make it a constantly changing environment in this highly accessible introduction to geology... read more

PUBLICATION MARCH 2018

Rocks (Rock Explorer)
$15.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 Earth Science

Series:In Focus

What is a glacier calf? Why don't polar bears hunt penguins? Which animals turn white in winter? In Focus:Polar Lands has the answers! In Focus is a cool, new information series that's perfect for curious kids. These fun books feature modern, magazine-style pages, including ... read more

PUBLICATION OCTOBER 2017

Polar Lands (In Focus)
$16.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 Astronomy

Series:Smithsonian

In the vast realm of outer space, accidents happen all the time. Things bump into each other. Stars blow up. Space rocks smash into planets. Black holes gobble up everything in their path. The sun is burning out. A comet swarm is bearing ... read more

PUBLICATION AUGUST 2016

Cosmic Catastrophes: Seven Ways to Destroy a Planet Like Earth
$35.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 Earth Science

Series:The\Science Of... Ser.

This fascinating guide to natural disasters combines fact-packed, easy-to-read text with colourful and quirky illustrations. From earthquakes to volcanoes, it is an eye-opening introduction to the devastating and often terrifying power of the natural world. Each ... read more

The Science of Natural Disasters
$21.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

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)
$25.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

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)
$18.00(NZD) inc GST
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?
$22.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1