|Author:||Rubin, Susan Goldman|
Wideness and Wonder is the fascinating story of the mysterious and beloved artist Georgia O'Keeffe. Well-known children's biography writer Susan Goldman Rubin traces the events that shaped O'Keeffe's art and how art influenced O Keeffe's life in return.
Wideness and Wonder is colorful, accessible, and packed with th... read more
A cook book for children written by the ten-year-old winner of the TVNZ Good Morning Kids’ Cook Off. Includes recipes for starters, light meals, main courses and desserts.
Cooking is becoming quite the fashionable thing these days, and you only have to watch an episode of Junior Masterchef to realise that t... read more
Tired of boring and drab Maori language learning books? THIS book is bursting with vivid, entertaining illustrations by Stephen Cartwright that will attract even beginner adult learners.
The book includes verbs, adjectives, opposites, numbers, colours, shapes, and many, many other vocabulary themes. A complete bilingual... read more
Over 200 colour pictures that I hope inspire you and provide ideas from myself and other educators from around New Zealand. Ideas on what can be incorporated from solid waste materials, and the home environment, into an early childhood centre's environment.
In my volunteer time as an early childhood teacher I have made... read more
Creative Maisy fans - it's time to make your mark! Take your pencil on a doodling adventure in this irresistible Maisy activity book created by Lucy Cousins! Maisy Loves to doodle! Do you? Join her as she squiggles, scribbles and wiggles her way through pages and pages of fun things to imagine, draw and colour. Will your pict... read more
This title is suitable for children aged 8 years and up. Raise the dead with zombie origami! Have gruesome fun creating 13 ghoulish origami zombies. Easy to follow, step-by-step instructions show you how to fold simple origami paper into some of the most revolting creatures of the night. This origami crew of the undead includ... read more
This magical book is a totally original collection that features gorgeous, never-before-seen photographic representations of the 118 elements in the periodic table - plus facts, figures and fascinating stories about each one! The elements are what... read more
Bluetooth, HDTV, SEMs, PSP and Wii: your world is full of cool gadgets and clever technology. Want to know how it all works? Open up the cool lenticular cover to reveal what's inside your games console, how spies use GSM for covert operations, the world's fastest robot, virtual online worlds and more. It's a microscopic, X-ra... read more
Bill's own fascination with science began with a battered old schoolbook he had when he was about ten or eleven years old in America. It had an illustration that captivated him - a cutaway diagram showing Earth's interior as it would look if you cut into it with a large knife and carefully removed about a quarter of its bulk.... read more
Some write-on pages (10pp). Learning is fun. This book introduces some of the common native birds, insects and plant life in New Zealand. This book is designed for all ages to enjoy and to learn with ease. Young pre-school children can delight in finding objects in the pictures while primary children also participate in the q... read more
|Author:||Margaret Ziemian and Joe Matt|
Careful, scientifically accurate line renderings of the body's organs and major systems: skeletal, muscular, nervous, reproductive, etc. Numerous views, cross-sections, diagrams. Suggestions for coloring. Complete text. 43 plates.
|Series:||Charlie and Lola|
Charlie has this little sister Lola. She is always very extremely busy. Lola says, "I love drawing and scribbling and cutting and sticking and painting and coloring." With 24 pages to fill, the lucky owner of this book can be just like Lola and make their very own pictures. They can choose whether to draw, color or paint. The... read more
Especially aimed at children aged 8 to 12, ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF ANTARCTICA provides fascinating detail. It includes information on: the geological history, the physical enviornment, the Southern Ocean, earliest explorers, whalers and sealers, explorers, the race for the Pole, science, tourism, the relationships between New ... read more
Can you help to save the world? Yes you can! You can save energy, protect wildlife, join in and help clean up the water and the air. Conservationist David Bellamy and the Friendly Whale show you how, with clear explanations and exciting green projects. New edition using recycled paper and a brown card cover.
Learn how to feed yourself with food that's as much fun to make as it is to eat: Gutted Dog in Underpants, Henry's Bum-Burger and Uncle Waldo's Fat Bottom Belly-Burper. Chef, cartoonist and fisherman, Crimpy is a man of many talents and this time he's written an activity book about how to have safe and creative fun in the ... read more
Laughter is the best medicine, they say, so what better way to support the Cure Kids foundation than with a joke book? Why did the kiwi sit on the clock? So he would be on time! With 500 more hilarious jokes inside, this is a book that will keep Kiwi kids and adults laughing for hours. And what’s more, it’s hom... read more
Like the other Sasek classics, this is a facsimile edition of the original book. The brilliant, vibrant illustrations have been meticulously preserved, remaining true to his vision more than 40 years later. Facts have been updated for the 21st-century, appearing on a "This is . . . Today" page at the back of the book. These c... read more
First published in 1961, "This Is Venice" presents indelible impressions of romantic, watery Venice, where under a brilliant blue sky Sasek the gondolier navigates the winding canals to visit such famous and glorious landmarks as the Palazzo Grassi, Piazza San Marco, Doges Palace, and the Accademia di Belle Arti. Full color.
No more choruses of 'are we there yet?' because each simple, fun atlas page is brought to life with a puzzle or game to help children pass the time. And every page wipes clean so the kids can use them again and again. Although the maps are easy for children to follow, they also show plenty of places of interest to younger tr... read more
|Author:||Gemma Elwin Harris|
Children have a knack of asking great questions: Why is the sea salty? How far away is space? Why did dinosaurs go extinct and not other animals? What is global warming? But how are we supposed to answer their questions when most of us have only a sketchy grasp of the detail? Imagine if we could turn to a leading expert and a... read more