Category: Horrible Histories & Facts
The truth is often stranger than fiction. Need proof? In England, in the 1880s, pants was considered a dirty word. Statistically, you are more likely to be attacked by a cow than a shark. The sun loses close to a billion kilograms of weight every second. An office desk has 400 times more bacteria than a ...Show more
Category: NZ Non Fiction
Hayden Paddon was just a boy growing up in Geraldine - in love with racing and dreaming big. Starting with nothing, and wholly determined to beat the odds, he set out on a remarkable 20-year pathway to the World Rally Championship, where he footed it with the best rally drivers on the planet. But it did ...Show more
Category: General Graphic Books
Ground-breaking full-colour graphic novel about Te Tiriti o Waitangi | The Treaty of Waitangi. • Accessible, engaging, image-rich design• Dual-language flip book with Māori and Pākehā authors Ross Calman and Mark Derby• Text in te reo Māori version developed by Māori Language Commission- ...Show more
Max and Suzy discover an old robot and set out to try and bring it back to life. Can they use their technological know-how to put it back together again? Help them work out how to fix sections together, insert batteries, and make the robot break out some dance moves in this fun, interactive engineering ...Show more
This astounding account of the geological history of the Earth, detailing the movement of the tectonic plates and continental drift, is a stunning visual representation of the Earth's history. Featuring beautiful world maps, this book covers everything from the origin of life to how the Earth may look ...Show more
SCHOOL ZONE GET READY WORKBOOKS offer a complete preschool curriculum. Distinguished by charming, full-colour illustrations, these workbooks have easy-to-read instructions and fun-to-do exercises for parents and children to enjoy together.
Category: Te Reo Maori Language
Learn the common words used on the Marae with the Learning Toolbox magnetic learning resources. Words commonly heard such as urupa (cemetary) and hangi (earth oven/food contained in the earth oven) to the welcoming ceremony known as Powhiri. Features: Includes common words used within a Marae The p ...Show more
Prepare your child for maths success! Written and reviewed by a mathematics specialist, these proven activities teach and reinforce the maths skills children aged seven to nine need most. The lessons in this workbook cover skills including understanding and comparing three-digit numbers, addition and s ...Show more
Maths is a huge part of science, technology and engineering. Young mathematicians can discover more at home by reading the simple explanations and doing the beautifully illustrated activities on each page. Start a lifelong passion for STEM subjects and inspire problem-solving skills.
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
Why aren't there any green mammals? Is eating bogeys bad for you? Do dolphins and whales get thirsty? Why can't you tickle yourself? Where do astronauts put their dirty underwear? Children make excellent scientists - they're inquisitive, keen to learn and have open minds. And they especially love t ...Show more