CHILDREN'S BOOKS. Page Five


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  • The Magnificent Book of Ocean Creatures
  • Our Underwater World
  • What a Shell can Tell
  • The Beach Activity Book
  • MANGO Sharks and Rays of Aotearoa
  • Penguins - Usborne Beginners
  • Lost at Sea! Shipwrecks
  • Discover Oceans
  • The Frozen Worlds
  • Ocean Animal Atlas
  • The Weather Book
  • Oceanarium
  • How Ships Work
  • Look Inside a Coral Reef
  • DK Pocket Eyewitness Ocean
  • DK Pocket Eyewitness Earth
  • Awesome Undersea Activities for Kids
  • Lift The Flap. Looking after our Planet
  • The Ocean Book
  • The Big Book of The Blue
  • The Big Sticker Book of the Blue
  • Secret Life of Whales
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    THE MAGNIFICENT BOOK OF OCEAN CREATURES
    By Tom Jackson. Hardback, 0.74kg, 239mm x 310mm, 80 Pages. Full colour illustrations by LVal Walerczuk. Published 2024
    Dive into the world's oceans, exploring sunlit coral reefs, wide open seas, and the murky depths to meet 36 magnificent ocean creatures.
    Take a journey through oceans and seas to find 36 magnificent marine animals, from the immense blue whale to speedy flying fish. See fierce predators like the great white shark and orca, as well as truly bizarre creatures such as the giant clam and the sea slug.
    During your watery adventure you can find out how whales talk to each other, where sea turtles sleep, and how sea stars eat. Marvel at the hooded seal's extraordinary air bag and at the humpback anglerfish's glowing 'fishing rod'. Learn how the sea otter uses a tool to crack open shellfish and why the queen parrotfish is an expert reef-cleaner.
    With stunning illustrations, intriguing facts, and full-colour, poster-sized illustrations, this is the ideal reference for all the family.
    36 OCEAN CREATURES: Learn about dozens of ocean creatures, from the spiny lobster to the majestic sailfish.
    BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED: Vibrant, detailed images bring these fascinating ocean creatures to life.
    FASCINATING FACTS: Includes hundreds of illuminating facts in an easy-to-read format that will enthrall animal-lovers of all ages.
    MAP OF THE OCEAN WORLD: A full-page map shows where each ocean creature is found

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    OUR UNDERWATER WORLD
    By Sue Lowell Gallion. Hardback, 0.36kg, 320mm x 130mm, 26 Pages. Full colour illustrations by Lisk Feng. Published 2023
    A poetic read-aloud celebration of our planet's underwater worlds, that opens up to create a freestanding globe

    The youngest readers are invited to explore and experience our blue planet's amazing underwater ecosystems through rhyming verse and lush illustrations: from freshwater ponds to the deepest depths of the ocean, streams, and rivers, to coral reefs and polar waters.

    Secondary text offers more detailed, curriculum-focused facts and encourages readers to learn about different plants and animals found in various watery habitats across the globe.

    This informative homage to our blue planet is sure to inspire readers to go outside, explore the water worlds around them, and to learn more about our planet.

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    WHAT A SHELL CAN TELL
    By Helen Scales. Hardback, 0.65kg, 260mm x 320mm, 48 Pages. Full colour illustrations by Sonia Pulido. Published 2023
    Award-winning marine biologist Helen Scales introduces children to the wonders of shells (from seashells to land snails) through the art of observation.

    Using a friendly question-and-answer format, she explores, through a richly sensory experience, the incredible diversity of shells around the world and showcases the environments molluscs inhabit.

    From what a shell's shape, colour, or texture can reveal about its inhabitant, to where shells are found (from the deepest seas to jungly treetops), with this book, readers can get up close with nature to observe its wonders.

    Ages 6-9

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    THE BEACH ACTIVITY BOOK
    By Rachel Haydon. Softback, 0.61kg, 200mm x 270mm, 176 Pages. Full colour illustrations by Pippa Keel. Published 2024
    The 99 activities in this immersive book for children aged 7 to 14 range from experiments and observation to conservation and mindfulness. Developed to inspire curious young minds to explore and appreciate our beaches, lakes, rivers and streams. It is also designed to be taken out into natural environments and to be drawn and written in.

    Written by a children’s learning expert, all sorts of learning styles are recognised, with each activity being open to children who like to draw and those who like to write. The book’s journal-like format and activities that range across the seasons make it a long-term and much-treasured companion. Matauranga Maori.

    Matauranga Maori concepts and the theme of nature connectedness are an integral part of the activities.

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    MANGO SHARKS AND RAYS OF AOTEAROA
    By Ned Barraud. Hardback, 0.42kg, 258mm x 243mm, 52 Pages. Full colour illustrations. Published 2023
    The oceans surrounding Aotearoa are home to over a hundred astonishing and strange species of sharks and rays.

    This fact-filled book takes you down into the fascinating underwater lives of these expert hunters, illustrates their evolution and explores their place in our culture.

    It explains why these ancient fish and their environments need our kaitiakitanga more than ever.

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    PENGUINS
    By Emily Bone. Hardback, 0.17kg, 155mm x 210mm, 320 Pages. Full colour photographs and illustrations. Published 2023
    Where do penguins live? What do they eat and how do they catch their food?

    In this book you’ll find out the answers and lots more fascinating facts about penguins.

    This is one of the 80 books in the "beginners Series"

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    LOST AT SEA! SHIPWRECKS
    By Ben Hubbard. Hardback, 0.99kg, 283mm x 260mm, 100 Pages. With Flaps and Gatefolds. Published 2023
    Enjoy gripping retellings of some of the world’s most incredible shipwrecks brought ot life with amazing illustrations, historic photography and interactive surprises From the Mary Rose and Blackbeard’s pirate ship the Queen Anne’s Revenge, to the Endurance and the most famous shipwreck of them all, RMS Titanic, this book dives beneath the waves to bring these fascinating nautical tales to life.

    This is a must-buy book for curious minds fascinated by dramatic real-life events and the secrets of the sea.

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    DISCOVER OCEANS
    By North Parade Publishing. Box Set, 1.43kg, 240mm x 315mm x 68mm. Hardcover Book 45 Pages. Poster and 18 Page Sticker Book, Discovery Kit. Published 2022
    A Guide to Our Living Oceans.

    The Discover Oceans Box Set provides a valuable introduction to the creatures and mysteries inhabiting this largely unexplored world, which takes children on a fascinating journey of the earth’s oceans.
    Discover Oceans combines Stunning illustrations on a poster wall chart, sticker book, reference book and a discovery kit to help young children aged 6-9 learn all about the oceans.
    The included sticker book is also a fun filled activity book designed to fascinate.

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    THE FROZEN WORLDS
    By Jason Bittel. Hardback, 0.67kg, 235mm x 285mm. 80 Pages. Published 2023
    The astonishing nature of the Arctic and Antarctic.

    Polar bears and penguins glide and whales and walruses dive across the pages of this colorful book, which takes children on a fascinating sub-zero journey of the amazing Earth’s poles.
    The Frozen Worlds combines stunning illustrations and photos to help young enthusiasts aged 7-9 learn all about the Arctic and Antarctic.
    From incredible frozen rivers to Antarctic volcanoes, they’ll discover the incredible secret life of Earth’s polar regions, as well as which plants and animals live near them, and how they can protect them from the issues facing them today.

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    OCEAN ANIMAL ATLAS
    By Lonely Planet. Hardback, 1.21kg, 260mm x 285mm. 32 Pages. Published 2022

    Take a deep dive into the aquatic world to see sealife as you've never seen it before.
    Ocean by ocean and sea by sea, readers will discover all the amazing animals that inhabit this watery landscape, from ferocious sharks and giant whales to multicoloured tropical fish, long-legged squid and strange bioluminescent creatures that glow eerily in the ocean depths.

    Beautiful illustrations, dynamic photos and fact-packed text will reveal the lives, habitats and behaviours of these incredible marine creatures.
    Fold-Out Maps and diagrams will show where the animals live - both horizontally across the oceans (including migration routes), and vertically from the surface down to the seabed.

    Contents Include:

    History of Ocean Life, Types of ocean creatures, Marine habitats, Ocean topography, Oceans at risk,
    Ocean exploration, Currents, food chains, Ocean water, winds and storms, Seas vs Oceans Atlantic Ocean, Major Seas (Mediterranean Sea, Black Sea, Baltic Sea, North Sea),
    Arctic Ocean, Indian ocean (plus Red Sea and Bay of Bengal), Pacific.

    An underwater adventure in a book.

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    THE WEATHER BOOK
    By Lonely Planet. Hardback, 1.20kg, 238mm x 310mm, 184 Pages. Published 2022

    A Global Guide to the the Weather and our changing climate.

    From the secrets of weather forecasting to discovering 'animal rain', 'ice bombs' and 'ball lightning’, this book is a thrill-packed journey through the world of weather. It also looks at the topics of pollution and climate change - how humans can affect the weather, the impact of global warming and, most importantly, what we can all do to help.

    Packed with fascinating facts,stories, photos and illustrations that will bring the extraordinary world of weather to life, making it perfect for budding meteorologists.

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    OCEANARIUM
    By Teagan White & Loveday Trinick. Hardback, 1.26kg, 280mm x 380mm, 96 Pages. 2021

    Welcome to the museum that is always open to explore...

    Featuring stunning and Intricate artwork by Teagan White, with expert text by education officer Loveday Trinick (from the National Marine Aquarium, UK), this is a fabulous exploration of the underwater world, and a must-have for any animal enthusiast.

    From sandy shorelines to the deepest depths, get up close and personal with giant whale sharks, tiny tropical fish, majestic manatees and so much more, travel the world from frozen Arctic seas to shimmering coral reefs, and learn why it is so important that we protect our oceans.

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    HOW SHIPS WORK
    By Clive Gifford/ Lonely Planet. Hardback, 0.98kg, 285mm x 260mm, full colour illustrations, with Lift a Flap. Published 2020.
    Explore the World of Ships inside and Out.

    From Dinghies to Freight liners, Pirate ships to Submarines, Rowing boats and Paddle Steamers, across oceans and up rivers, set sail on a fascinating journey through the world of ships..
    Unforld the Pages and lift the flaps to see ships as you have never seen them before!

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    LOOK INSIDE A CORAL REEF. LIFT THE FLAP BOOK
    By Usborne. 0.38kg, 200mm x 225mm, 6 pages. Colour Illustrations. Published 2022.

    Open the flaps and dive under the waves to see shimmering fish, turtles and rays among the coral.
    But this magocal world is in danger and we need to save our Coral Reefs...

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    POCKET EYEWITNESS OCEAN
    By DK Books, Softback 0.12kg, 100mm x 130mm. Published 2021.

    Nearly 97 per cent of our planet's water is held in the vast oceans that teem with life. This incredible book on oceans for children aged 9-12 uses stunning images and clear artworks to reveal the secrets of this underwater world.

    Discover the range of organisms - from colossal whales to microscopic plankton - that call the oceans home. Find out also about tidal pools, salt marshes, coral reefs, ocean floor ridges, and the other natural features of these vast bodies of water..
    Learn how the oceans formed, what causes tsunamis, how tidal waves are used to generate electricity, and what marine experts are doing to save our oceans.

    Everything you ever wanted to know about Earth's oceans in one pocket-sized, easy-to-read guide.

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    DK POCKET EYEWITNESS EARTH
    By DK. 0.12kg, 95mm x 130mm, 156 pages. Colour Photos. Published 2018.

    Find out about more than 180 of Earth's major features.

    Bite-sized chunks of information and stunning images help you explore Earth's volcanoes, mountains, rivers, forests, and seas. Chapters, too, on weather and climate.

    Packed with profiles on more than 180 of Earth's major features. Get the facts and stats on the Nile, the world's longest river at 6,650 km (4,130 miles), see incredible pictures of giant crystals that weigh 55 tonnes each, and find out about the Mississippi tornado that tossed a train into the air.

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    AWESOME UNDERSEA ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS.
    By Vicki Whiting. 0.16kg, 135mm x 210mm, 80 pages. Published 2023.

    Dive deep down into the ocean and have a blast solving tons of fun sea-themed puzzles and learning activities!
    This on-the-go activity book features dozens of crazy cool secret codes, puzzles, patterns, word searches, and so much more that will keep kids engaged as they play and learn.

    Author and former teacher, Vicki Whiting, is the founder of Kid Scoop, an award-winning weekly activity page that promotes standards-based learning.

    Parents and teachers around the world use Vicki's fun activities to stimulate academic success and a joy of learning.

    With this expansive collection of exercises, kids aged 5-10 will spend hours learning as they complete hundreds of exciting under-the-sea activities!

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    LOOKING AFTER OUR PLANET.
    By Usborne Lift the Flap. 0.57kg, 220mm x 280mm, 9 pages. Published 2020.

    A bright, impactful book, explaining simply and effectively what's going wrong with our planet and what we can all do to help - from reducing greenhouse gas emissions and farming responsibly to protecting our forests, oceans and endangered animals.
    It sets out why conditions on Earth are just right for life, how our modern lives are putting the planet at risk and what we can all do to work towards a greener future.

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    THE OCEAN BOOK
    By Lonely Planet Kids. Hardback. 1.1kg, 235mm x 310mm, 164 pages, full colour illustrations. Published 2020.
    How did Earth's Oceans form? Which species were the first to call the Oceans their home?

    Dive beneath the waves and explore the diverse habitats and incredible creatures that have evolved beyond our shore.
    Discover how humans live and work in, and around oceans, the imapct this has, and ways to protect our oceans for future generations.

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    THE BIG BOOK OF THE BLUE
    By Yuval Zommer. 62 Pages , 0.78kg, 240mm x 350mm, full colour illustrations. Published 2018.

    Everything the young oceanographer needs to know, with charming illustrations bringing to life some of the slipperiest, scaliest, strangest, and most monstrous underwater animals.

    The book opens by explaining how different types of animals are able to breathe and survive underwater, and the different families to which they belong. Subsequent pages are dedicated to specific creatures, including sea turtles, whales, sharks, stingrays, and seahorses, and show varied life in specific habitats, such as a coral reef or deep sea bed.
    The Big Book of the Blue also explores the underwater world thematically, looking at animals in danger, learning how to spot creatures at the beach, and discovering how to do our part to save sea life.

    Beautiful and filled with fascinating facts, perfect for young and curious readers.

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    THE BIG STICKER BOOK OF THE BLUE
    By Yuval Zommer. 26 Pages , 0.29kg, 240mm x 350mm, full colour illustrations. Published 2018.

    Following on from The Big Book of the Blue comes this sticker activity book that brings the marine world alive in a creative way. Sardine Sid leads readers through the book, explaining more than twenty activities and games as he swims along. With over 200 stickers.

    Rich illustrations characterize some of the quirkiest sea-creatures and make fantastic stickers for children ages 4+ to use in their drawings and to complete games and puzzles with.

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    SECRET LIFE OF WHALES
    By Rena Ortega. 0.62kg, 285mm x 325mm, 48 pages. Colour Illustrations. Published 2021.

    Learn how to recognize the different whale species, discover how they evolved and how they eat, sleep and communicate with each other.
    Follow them on their long migration journeys around the world, and find out why they sing, how they look after their young, where in the world to watch them and why they urgently need our protection.

    This glorious guide takes you deep beneath the ocean to explore the unseen world of whales.

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