Category: NZ Picture Books
Abigail is a curious little girl. She likes to discover the answers to really BIG questions. One night, she thinks of a question that's SO BIG she can't sleep until she knows the answer. "Daddy," she asks as he tucks her into bed, "where did the sun and all the planets come from?" To find out the answer ...Show more
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 packed full ...Show more
Understand the facts about climate change and discover what we can do to improve the human impact on our environment. In 2019, kids around the world are going on strike for the future of the planet, and for their own futures. The British and Irish governments have become the first in the world to decla ...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: 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
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 of facts, DK ...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.
Did you know that the periodic table started out as a card game? Or that scientists once thought that Saturn had ears? This highly accessible, dynamic book is packed with fun, unexpected and awesome ideas about science. It mixes a fresh, modern illustration style with punchy, eye-opening facts and humor ...Show more
Category: Earth Science
Find out what happens in an earthquake, and how scientists measure its force. See streams of red-hot lava flowing from an erupting volcano. Discover how volcanoes affect the weather. What will you Eyewitness next? Visually stunning and packed full of facts, DK Eyewitness books are perfect for school pro ...Show more