Category: NZ Non Fiction
The incredible story of Tupaia, Tahitian priest navigator, who sailed on board the Endeavour with Captain Cook on his first voyage to Aotearoa. Follow Tupaia as he grows up in Ra'iatea, becoming a high-ranking 'arioi and master navigator. Join him as he meets up with Cook in Tahiti and sails as part of ...Show more
Category: NZ Non Fiction
Four pivotal moments in New Zealand's history are examined through a variety of source materials and commentary that enlivens the event and describes its impact on our society and growth as a nation. Hindsight is a resource for all schools and libraries. These topics are linked to themes in the ...Show more
"The history of science and engineering is the popular basis of this title that focuses on creating a mummy and describing the society and culture of its time. With the added feature of a ""look behind"" flipping split-page, the interior, cut-away views allow student to see progress in technology. With ...Show more
How exactly was the Great Pyramid at Giza made? Were the mystical Hanging Gardens of Babylon even real? What became of the Lighthouse of Alexandria? Find out ... in Ancient Wonders. No one knows quite who decided the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. But thrilling accounts of their wonder have left u ...Show more
Lavishly illustrated throughout, this title provides children with masses of knowledge in the shape of bite-sized, numbered facts. The numbering system acts as a benchmark, and as children read they can clearly chart their progress as they explore important events that have shaped our world.
Warriors tells two stories of major significance in Chinese history: the confronting story of why and for whom the Terracotta Warriors were created; and the unbelievable one of their chance discovery by farmers some 2,000 years later in 1974. On a visit to China with his father Vincent learns not only a ...Show more
Take a journey through the history of our planet... A perfect introduction to history for young and old, Timeline travels the story of our world, through a lens that captures myths and legends, dinosaurs, the great civilizations, kings and knights, discoveries and inventions. Timeline shows the huma ...Show more
Have you ever wondered how guns and bullet proof jackets were invented? From spears and arrows to experiments with rocket and lasers, from chain mail to kevlar and ceramic plates, It'll Never Work: Weapons and Warfare explores the history and development of weaponry, the successes and failures that have ...Show more
This stunningly presented history of the world covers.100 fascinating historical subjects, including Ancient Egypt, Alexander the Great, the start of Islam, the Aztecs, the French Revolution, the first computer, Albert Einstein and the Space Race. Each topic is brought to life by photographs, easy-to-re ...Show more
100 Facts Explorers presents a detailed look at the whole of exploration for children aged 7+, from the amazing travels of the Ancient Greeks and Egyptians to the quests to reach the North Pole and the scaling of the highest peaks. Exactly 100 facts accompanied by detailed photographs and beautiful artw ...Show more
In this fascinating fact file, children can go beyond the fierce reputation of the Vikings as warriors and learn about their everyday lives as farmers, craftspeople and tradespeople, their beliefs, their society and their culture.
Eyewitness Titanic explains one of the most dramatic maritime disasters in history. Discover what happened to the Captain of the ship, how survivors were rescued and why the maiden voyage turned to tragedy. Eyewitness Titanic also includes a giant fold-out wall chart full of facts, perfect for bedrooms ...Show more