The study of life and living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, evolution, distribution, and taxonomy.
Category: NZ Non Fiction
A spectacular illustrated picture book exploring New Zealand's unique landscapes and its incredible wildlife by the award-winning author of Aotearoa: The New Zealand Story. Long before waka touched Aotearoa's shores, the land of the long white cloud was home to an array of creatures uniquely adapted to ...Show more
Roll up, roll up! It's time to take a front row seat at the Animal Olympics. See creatures from across the world compete to win a gold medal in some of the most amazing contests ever. Discover the highest jumpers, fastest swimmers and the highest flyers in the animal kingdom.
Discover how birds, bats and insects have all evolved different ways to fly. Find out how penguins survive the harshest weather conditions not he planet. See how animals use colour to attract mates, ward off predators, and hide from prey. What will you Eyewitness next? Visually stunning and ...Show more
See the radar-sharp teeth of a Megalosaurus. Discover how scientists excavate incredible fossils buried for millions of years. Find out how dinosaurs lived, and learn about the catastrophic event that led to their extinction. What will you Eyewitness next? Visually stunning and packed full o ...Show more
From the creators of DK findout!, the free online resource for kids, comes an exciting new book series full of amazing images, incredible quizzes, and cutting-edge information kids need to know. The DK findout! series helps kids become experts on their favorite subjects from dinosaurs to space. Learning ...Show more
Discover bizarre-looking fish that lurk in the deepest parts of the ocean. Find out how an octopus uses its tentacles to move. See inside amazing submarines and journey with them to explore shipwrecks on the ocean floor. What will you Eyewitness next? Visually stunning and packed full of fac ...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
Category: NZ Picture Books
Meet wetapunga, long-time resident of Gondwanaland, Planet Earth. Learn about the modest, unassuming lifestyle of this ancient insect -- what it eats, where it lives, how it keeps safe and defends itself. Intensely rich illustrations and a measured, poetic voice beautifully capture its real-life story. ...Show more
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
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.