CHILDREN'S BOOKS. Page Five


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  • Oceanarium
  • Big Book of Big Sea Creatures
  • How Ships Work
  • Knowledge Encyclopedia. Ocean
  • Octopuses- Ladybird Book
  • Secret Life of Whales
  • Maps of the World's Oceans
  • DK Pocket Eyewitness Ocean
  • DK Pocket Eyewitness Earth
  • DK Pocket Eyewitness Sharks
  • DK Pocket Eyewitness Dinosaurs
  • Lift The Flap. Looking after our Planet
  • The Ocean Book
  • Ocean Atlas
  • The Flag Book
  • Into The Deep
  • Atlas of Ocean Adventures
  • The Big Book of The Blue
  • The Big Sticker Book of the Blue
  • Meet Captain Cook
  • Marine Diesel Engine Essentials Colouring Book
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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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    BIG BOOK OF BIG SEA CREATURES and some little ones too....
    By Minna Lacey & Gabriele Antonini. Hardback, 0.79kg, 248mm x 302mm, full colour illustrations and 4 giant fold-outs. Published 2011.
    A truly fabulous Usborne publication. Open the giant fold-out pages to discover all kinds of extraordinary sea creatures, from the leatherback sea turtle and great white shark to the biggest animal on earth - the mighty blue whale.

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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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    KNOWLEDGE ENCYCLOPEDIA. OCEAN.
    By DK. 1.32kg, 260mm x 310mm, 208 pages, Colour Photographs, Published 2020.
    Dive into our planet's largest and least explored world in this stunning encyclopedia of whales, waves, wrecks, wind farms, and everything oceanic.

    Using 3D illustrations this children's ocean encyclopedia is perfect for home learning and study support. It takes you on a world tour of the waters that cover 70 percent of our planet, taking in marine biology, geography, geology, and ecology. See the sharks, jellyfish, turtles, dolphins, octopuses, penguins, seahorses, and other animals that call the ocean home and learn how their anatomy and behaviour is adapted to deal with a watery habitat.

    Discover what lies beneath the waves - from the dramatic landscapes of the deepest trench and the longest mountain range on Earth, to coral reefs and kelp forests teeming with life. Find out, too, about the science behind the seas. How do islands form? What are tsunamis? How can you help with marine conservation?

    Beautifully illustrated and packed full of facts. The ultimate reference book for children curious about our planet's watery world!

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    OCTOPUSES.
    By Ladybird Expert Book - Helen Scales. 0.12kg, 118mm x 178mm, 50 pages. Published 2019.

    Written by celebrated marine biologist and documentarian Helen Scales, Octopuses is an enthralling introduction to these utterly unique creatures, the myths and fiction they have inspired, and what they can tell us about the roots of intelligence.

    EXAMINE these crafty hunters of the seabed - shape-shifting, skin-signalling and using complex tools - their remarkable abilities are still being uncovered.
    BENDY BODIES, BIG BRAINS

  • Why is it octopuses, and not octopi or octopodes?
  • How did octopuses evolve to be so clever?
  • How can octopuses see and speak with their skin?

    The artwork is gloriously retro, echoing the original Ladybird house style but containing completely up to date information.

    NZ$22.00 + Delivery

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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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    MAPS OF THE WORLD'S OCEANS
    By Enrico Lavagno Hardback, 1.00kg, 235mm x 300mm, full colour illustrations. Published 2020.
    Dozens of colorful, detailed maps are filled with hundreds of illustrated icons highlighting creatures that inhabit the waters of the world from deep-ocean sharks to sea birds that rely on the water to survive.
    Also featured are vital vegetation, submerged shipwrecks, and icons representing the myths and legends of the various peoples who supposedly lived by the seas.
    Along the surface, readers will explore ports, lighthouses, famous explorers and voyages, old navigation secrets, and more.

    Flip the next page from any map and the corresponding icon key explains why these fish, animals, various organisms and more are so vital to the oceans and the seas - and therefore the world.
    Young readers will learn about waves and tides, currents and oceanic ridges, and more giving them a complete look at the world's waters. Each map includes a link allowing kids to download a version of them on computers and tablets to explore even further. Captivating and comprehensive, Maps of the World's Oceans will entice even the most reluctant young explorer.

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

    Incredible shark and sea predator facts in one pocket-sized book

    Fast facts at your fingertips and includes pictures to make learning about these extraordinary creatures even more fun.
    Did you know that the gentle whale shark has more than 300 rows of tiny teeth? Or that some hammerheads roam the seas in schools of more than 500 sharks?
    This book has profiles of over 170 marine creatures, including sharks and rays, skates, and their relatives. Find out the secrets of their watery habitat - from where they swim to what they eat - and learn about the conservation efforts underway to protect them.

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

    Learn about more than 140 prehistoric animals, including the sea-dwelling Plesiosaurus, the flying Pterodactylus, and the fierce Allosaurus.
    Creature profiles fill you in on those fascinating details needed to impress, such as which dinosaur has the thickest skull, who was the brainiest, and which dinosaur had more than 1,500 teeth.
    Find out how dinosaur fossils are formed and get to grips with the greatest prehistoric discoveries ever made.

    Packed with amazing encyclopedic stats, stunning images for each dinosaur profile, and fun facts for kids.

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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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    OCEAN ATLAS
    By Tom Jackson. 0.64kg, Hardback 240mm x 295mm, 64 pages, full colour illustrations. Published 2020.
    In this follow-on to Space Atlas, readers will be taken on a journey across the waves and into the darkest deeps of the ocean.
    Covering geography, ecosystems and animals, this book is more than just an atlas of the Pacific, Atlantic and other oceans and seas.

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    THE FLAG BOOK
    By Lonely Planet Kids. 1.18kg, 240mm x 310mm, 184 pages, with full colour illustrations. Published 2019.
    Suitable for children ages 9-12

    Did you know that each flag is actually a picture that sends a message to everyone who sees it?

    The Flag Book,introduces you to the flags of every country in the world, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, and tells you what their design, colours, and images represent, along with lots of other incredible facts.

    Whatís the only country that doesnít have a rectangular flag? Why does Hawaiiís state flag feature the UKís Union Jack in one corner? And what do the 13 stripes of the USAís Star Spangled Banner represent? Youíll find out the answer to all these and much, much more....
    See the other fascinating ways flags are used throughout the world. Learn the International Code of Flag Symbols to communicate with ships at sea; read about flags used in sports, like Formula 1ís chequered flag; marvel at flags commemorating world records and incredible human achievements; and peer with a microscope at the planetís smallest flag, which is no wider than a human hair.

    But thatís not all! Travel back in time to the Golden Age of Piracy and have your timbers shivered by the bloodthirsty flags of ĎBlack Bartí Roberts and his fellow pirates sailing the Caribbean!

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    INTO THE DEEP
    By Annika Siems & Wolfgang Dreyer, Hardback, 1.23kg, 295mm x 325mm. 95 pages. Published 2019.

    Immerse yourself in a strange and beautiful world as you journey from the beach to the depths of the ocean floor. Beneath the surface of the ocean lies a mysterious and astounding world that few people ever get to see. This book merges breathtaking art with the latest scientific research to take readers on a fantastic voyage on the submarine Marine Snow, where they meet blue whales, vampire squid, viper fish, and a giant sea spider.
    Learn about bioluminescence, Radiolaria, and coral reefs, and discover incredible facts about the marine world.

    Annika Siemsís illustrations vibrate with color and detail, even as they convey the mystery of a place with scant natural light. From the smallest plankton magnified by thousands, to the most enormous whale, captured on a single page. A feast for the eye and the mind, this stunning book helps us comprehend a massive, mostly unfamiliar part of our world, one that flourishes with life and beauty.

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    ATLAS OF OCEAN ADVENTURES
    By Emily Hawkins & Lucy Letherland. 0.58kg, 275mm x 375mm, 87 pages, with full colour illustrations. Published 2019.
    Set your spirit of adventure free with this journey to the world's great oceans, discovering the diversity of life that exists in the deep blue sea. Whether you're travelling long haul with leatherback turtles across the Pacific, snoozing with sea otters or ice bathing with a walrus, this book celebrates the very prescient topic of the world's oceans with Lucy Letherland's animal characters.

    A natural history lesson in an adventure book, with over 30 scenes to explore, young nature adventurers will find hundreds of things to spot, with facts to learn on every page.

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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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    MEET CAPTAIN COOK
    By Rae Murdie & Chris Nixon. softcover, 0.19kg, 280mm x 220mm, full colour illustrations. Published 2014.
    The story of Captin Cook and his discovery of Australia and New Zealand. Lovely illustrations and a great introduction for younger readers to the English Explorer and his discoveries.

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    MARINE DIESEL ENGINES ESSENTIALS COLOURING BOOK
    By Amanda Swan Neal. Softback, 0.09kg, 280mm x 215mm, 20 pages, Line Illustrations.

    Primarily aimed at children, this 20 page colouring book is deisgned to help young people understand how engines work. Broken down into individual sections/ components and systems, this is a good beginning and learning adventure.

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