The study of the lands, the features, the inhabitants, and the phenomena of Earth.
If you were asked to tell someone on the other side of the world about yourself, where would you start? Perhaps you'd mention your favourite hobbies, the pranks you play on your family, or what you want to be when you grow up. Would you include a selfie or a family photo? A cute snap of your puppy or t ...Show more
It's unbelievable Explore some of the weirdest, wildest places on Earth through the pages of this fascinating book. Get ready to visit the world's strangest and most surprising places From animal islands filled with deadly snakes to terrifying towns and decaying buildings, these natural features and ma ...Show more
Category: NZ Non Fiction
The story of how James Cook charted Aotearoa New Zealand, lavishly produced and richly illustrated. Since it was published by the Admiralty in 1816, James Cook's chart of New Zealand has long been regarded as one of the most extraordinary achievements in the history of cartography. First Map: How James ...Show more
How did the USA become a superpower? Why do people go to war? And why are some countries rich while others are so poor? The answers to these questions and many more in this eye-opening book, which uses maps to explain how geography has shaped the history of our world. Discover how the choices of world ...Show more
Category: Hardback Picture Books
Young, up-and-coming illustrator William Grill weaves a detailed visual narrative of Shackleton's journey to Antarctica. Grill's beautiful use of colored pencils and vibrant hues effortlessly evokes the adventure and excitement that surrounded the expedition. His impeccably researched drawings, ...Show more
Embark on an exciting journey through the most interesting and important festivals, celebrations, and holidays enjoyed by people around the world. Stunning original illustrations and fascinating facts will inspire and inform children about cultures and religions from a huge range of countries and contin ...Show more
With a page for each continent, children will love lifting the flaps in this atlas to discover the interesting animals, buildings, foods and cultures that they would find there.
Introduce kids to the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean and get them to help plan their next family trip with this giant fold-out map. Bright and colorful, it unfolds into a detailed poster ready for kids to personalize by adding stickers to mark their family's travels and favorite locatio ...Show more
Captain James Cook (1728 1779) was one of the most influential explorers in history. Cook sailed thousands of nautical miles across largely uncharted areas of the globe, discovering new lands and mapping vast areas of the Pacific Ocean including the islands of New Zealand and the East Coast of Terra Aus ...Show more
Countries in Our World focuses on the countries that shape and influence our modern world. Each book examines physical features, daily life, industry, media, leisure and much more. Each title in Countries in our World is a mine of useful information ideal for school and project work.
Category: Non-Fiction: Languages | Reading Level: Children's - Grade 3-4, Age 8-9
Explore the lives of children all over the world and celebrate one of humanity's greatest achievements: written and verbal language. With fully illustrated word charts, featuring children depicted in their home country and doing ordinary things, learn about more than 100 languages, from well-known and ...Show more
Do you know where the Rocky Mountains are? Do you know what an isthmus is? Find out the answers to these questions and many more when you read North America. The Continents Series introduces readers to each of the world's seven major landmasses. Full-colour photographs and illustrated maps help the rea ...Show more