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 Non-Fiction

A full head of human hair is strong enough to support up to 12 tons in weight.
Microglia are brain cells that trim/eat long synapses of material that no longer functions throughout the brain. Scientists have used the video game Pac-Man to explain this process. ... read more

Odd Science: Brilliant Bodies

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 Non-Fiction

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, ke... read more

Why Do Boys Have Nipples?

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 Non-Fiction

Learn everything you ever wanted to know about rocks and minerals in this stunning book. Discover space rocks, gemstones, metals, volcanoes, world wonders and more. With out-of-this-world artwork from Anna Alanko and expert content written by two geologists, this is the book all rock-crazy kids need. 

The Rocking Book of Rocks

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 Non-Fiction

Series:Little People, Big Dreams

New in the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Rudolf Nureyev, one of the greatest male ballet dancers of all time. Rudolf fell in love with dance as a child. But he was not allowed to go to ballet school... read more

Rudolf Nureyev (Little People, Big Dreams)

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 Non-Fiction

Series:Little People, Big Dreams

New in the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the life of Bruce Lee, the martial artist and Hollywood film star, in this true story of his life. Born in San Francisco but raised in Hong Kong, Bruce Lee was a child actor who appeared in many films.... read more

Bruce Lee (Little People, Big Dreams)

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 Non-Fiction

Reading Level:7 Kids Picture Books

A funny picture book about a fascinating concept in science by the highly successful duo who brought us Do Not Lick This Book (it's full of germs) - the award-winning author of Small Wonders, and the animator behind the wildly successful video 'Dumb Ways to Die'.

Argh! There's a Skeleton Inside You! (HB)
$22.99(NZD) inc GST

Get children excited about science with this essential, encylopedic introduction to physics, chemistry, and biology. What makes a firework bang? How do plants use sunlight to make food? What is the mysterious force that makes a magnet cling to your refr... read more

Science: A Children's Encyclopedia (2019 ed.)

Get ready to bust out your best humor with this side-splitting joke book packed with over 1,700 hilarious jokes, pithy puns, and wisecracking wordplay perfect to liven up any conversation.
Wh... read more

Super Duper Joke Book Volume 1: Jokes for Everyone! Jokes For Every Occasion! Jokes for Every Situation!

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 Non-Fiction

Series:Pasifika Heroes

A collection of inspirational stories of achievers who have Samoan ancestry.
It includes: contemporary heroes like Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, Troy Polamalu, Judge Ida Malosi, Savage and Associate Professor Donna Adis; historical figures like Emma Coe, Tamasese, Salamasina and Lauaki; legends like Sina, Tiitii and Tigilau.

Samoan Heroes
$34.99(NZD) inc GST

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 Non-Fiction

This illustrated book by the New York Times-bestselling creators of the Happiness Is . . . project will leave your family in stitches.
The World's Best Jokes for Kids Volume 1 is filled with hundreds of corny, brilliant, and silly jokes - each paired ... read more

The World's Best Jokes for Kids: Volume 1

Refugee children explain in their own words and pictures their thoughts, feelings and experiences about having to flee from their home countries.
Produced in association with UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees), this highly e... read more

Forced to Flee - Refugee Children Drawing on their Experiences

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 Non-Fiction

Series:Amazing and Extraordinary Facts

Which novel predicted the disaster a whole 14 years before Titanic's maiden voyage? Who photographed Titanic's nemesis - the iceberg? What were the last words and deeds of Titanic's Captain? How did a bottle of whisky save one of the crew?Find the answers ... read more

Titanic - Amazing and Extroadinary Facts