The study of life and living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, evolution, distribution, and taxonomy.
Get ready for a whole new look at the world around you. You're about to meet the weirdest, wildest and most amazing animals on the planet. Are zombie jellyfish real? Do frogs like opera? Which animals eat poop? (And more importantly, WHY?!) What's it like to wrestle a python ...Show more
Category: NZ Non Fiction
Wildbase Hospital in Palmerston North is a very special hospital for very special animals, and in this follow-up to the hugely successful How to Mend a Kea, author Janet Hunt focuses on the tales of three kiwi who have been treated there. The stories are fascinating and touching accounts of their diffe ...Show more
True tales of wild and wonderful lives to be treasured forever! In this fascinating and touching book, children can learn about 50 courageous creatures from around the world and throughout history. This captivating collection gathers heart-warming, surprising and often emotionally powerful stories of b ...Show more
Category: NZ Non Fiction
Once, the mighty tohora, or southern right whale, was a common sight in winter off the coast of Aotearoa. But it proved to be an easy target for the 19th-century whalers, and was soon driven to the edge of extinction. In the 20th century, however, it became a protected species, and once commercial whali ...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
T. rex comes to life like never before with Jurassic Giants, jam-packed with fun facts, incredible graphics, and cool statistics about the biggest and baddest creatures to ever live. With a detailed, 15-piece, 6" tall model of a T. rex included in the kit, kids can assemble and enjoy aJurassic giant of ...Show more
Did you know that there are over 4,000 known species of frog? Some are bigger than your dinner plate, while others are small enough to sit on your fingernail, and in between is about every colour and size you can imagine! Leap into this fascinating illustrated guide to the most diverse amphibians ...Show more
This irresistibly disgusting book for children will teach you all you need to know about all kinds of animal dung and human waste - what it's for, how it's made, where it goes, and lots more! Poo comes in all shapes and sizes. Every animal has its own special sort and some have fascinating uses for it. ...Show more
Category: Human Body
Journey inside the amazing human body. Build the 20-piece human skeleton and read the book to learn hundreds of facts and complete over 50 activities, puzzles, mazes and more! Learning has never been this much fun! Human Body Factivity box set includes: - Book with over 400 facts and activities - 2 ...Show more
Children will love learning about animals with this colourful and interactive first book of magnets. As well as placing favourite animals in the appropriate scenes, children can expand their early-learning vocabulary with a variety of first words. The book includes eight individual magnets and introduce ...Show more
A brand new series of interactive board books to make it easier for children to discover dinosaurs. Slide the simple mechanisms and see the picture change to show dinosaurs roaring and flying and baby dinosaurs hatching!