'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
|Author:||Courtney Sina Meredith; Giselle Clarkson (Illustrator)|
NZ Picture Books
Did you know that butterflies taste with their feet, do a dark red poo when they come out of their chrysalises, and that some drink the tears of crocodiles? How does the world look to them, do they ever sleep, and how are some of them able to fly so high? This book... read more
The Wellington illustrator, Giselle Clarkson, whom many of you may know from her comics on The Sapling, has illustrated a book! Written by the Auckland poet, writer, and playwright, Courtney Sina Meredith, these two brilliant New Zealand creatives have combined the... read more
Presents unusual scientific facts on such topics as human muscles, cars, bees, wood frogs, and jellyfish.
Acclaimed author Heos uses real-life cases to tell the fascinating history of modern forensic science, from the first test for arsenic poisoning to fingerprinting, firearm and blood spatter analysis, DNA evidence, and all the important milestones in between. Illustrations.
PUBLICATION MAY 2018
From lions and lemurs to dogs and dolphins, this fact-packed encyclopedia contains everything kids aged 8 and up need to know about a wide variety of animals. This comprehensive animal encyclopedia presents in-depth information in a way that is engaging and acc... read more
Amin belongs to the Taca-Taca nomadic tribe in the land of Akida. Accidentally separated from his tribe, he decides to look for a new name and a new land to belong to. Along the way, however, he realises that he already has a name and a land. The story is b... read more
|Author:||Tui De Roy and Mark Jones|
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
The king and queen of Togramia have one son, who will one day inherit the kingdom. Unfortunately, the wisest men pronounce that his health is very delicate and must be protected from everything. The king and queen order the palace doors to be closed and all the... read more
A full colour educational omnibus filled with fascinating facts to educate children. One of a range of titles in the Wonders of Learning series.
What is an election? Who gets to be Prime Minister or President? What does immigration mean?
This essential introduction to politics for children answersall these questions and many more. Topics debated include capitalism, socialism and nationalism, terrorism, voti... read more
"Politics is boring." "Yeah, we don't care about politics."
Is this your kids? Or is this you? In this graphic novel style primer, Usborne has made an excellent job of explaining the fundamentals and even making it fun! Cute little cartoons and infographics race you... read more