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  • ( ISBN: SET OUT.VALUES12B )
    Our Values - Set of 12

    Our Values - Set of 12

    This exciting series gives readers their first taste of some of the most important values in today's world. Here children can explore what it means to be part of a society and discover the cultural and spiritual diversity that life has to offer.
    Terrorism & Extremism 978178 6373465
    Rights & Responsibilities 978178 6373489
    Law & Justice 978178 6371423
    Fair Trade & Global Economy 978178 6372338
    Censorship & Privacy 978178 6372345
    Government & Democracy 978178 6371164
    Peace & War 978178 6371416
    Identity & Gender 978178 6371195
    Equality & Diversity 978178 6371171
    Human Rights & Liberty 978178 6371188
    Medicine & Illness 978178 6373472
    Body Image & The Media 978178 6373458

    PRICE: $347.88
  • ( ISBN: SET SPECK.MONST2 )
    The Curse of the Speckled Monster - Set of 2

    The Curse of the Speckled Monster - Set of 2

    A new novel from the marvellous imagination of John Townsend.
    A fast-paced, darkly comic historical novel - Charles Dickens meets Lemony Snicket.
    Jawdropping cliff-hangers and a cast of unforgettable characters.
    This is the story of orphan Cephas Catchpole.
    #1 Graverobbers and Gallows 978191 2233328
    #2 The Twist of the Hangman 978191 2233335

    PRICE: $29.98
  • ( ISBN: 9781786373984 )
    A Focus On: Bullying

    A Focus On: Bullying

    This series shines an informative an encouraging light on the realities faced in today's world and illuminates healthy ways for children to process and understand them.

    Bullying is an issue that can affect every child in some way. This title explores how bullying happens, examines some of the feelings and emotions that might provoke, and discusses what to do and who to tell if this is happening, and make sure it stops.

    PRICE: $28.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781786374004 )
    A Focus On: Same-Sex Parents

    A Focus On: Same-Sex Parents

    This series shines an informative an encouraging light on the realities faced in today's world and illuminates healthy ways for children to process and understand them.

    Every family is different and unique. This title explores what it's like having two mums or two dads, offers answers to curious questions from peers, and shows how all families love each other regardless of gender.

    PRICE: $28.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781786374011 )
    A Focus On: Stepfamilies

    A Focus On: Stepfamilies

    This series shines an informative an encouraging light on the realities faced in today's world and illuminates healthy ways for children to process and understand them.

    Welcoming a new parental figure into a family is a delicate time. This title explores how it might feel when mum or dad brings a new partner home, examines what it might be like adjusting to a new parent in the house, and discusses the benefits too - more parents equals more people to love!

    PRICE: $28.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781912537570 )
    Art of Drawing Manga: Boys & Girls

    Art of Drawing Manga: Boys & Girls

    Step by step instructions into how to create both male and female characters in the hugely popular manga style. Striking detailed illustrations introduce beginners into key concepts such as perspective and materials and demonstrate how to create a wide array of stunning characters including skateboarders, detectives and super heroes.

    PRICE: $19.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781925630732 )
    Australia's Endangered Animals...and Their Habitats: A Focus on Antarctic Tundra Ice and Snow Habitats

    Australia's Endangered Animals...and Their Habitats: A Focus on Antarctic Tundra Ice and Snow Habitats

    FACT!
    Australia has the worst mammal extinction rate in the world. Many of our native bird, reptile, fish and amphibian species are endangered.

    AUSTRALIA'S ENDANGERED ANIMALS… AND THEIR HABITATS is an exciting new series that takes a look at some of Australia's most threatened animal species and their unique habitats.

    Learn about:
    • Dozens of Australia's most vulnerable creatures
    • The habitats where Australia's animals live, feed and breed
    • Identifying characteristics that make a species vulnerable
    • Australian and international classification systems
    • Threats animals face and what is being done to save them
    • What YOU can do to make difference

    Inside each book you'll find current information, maps, statistics, fun facts, and photographs. Every book is a valuable resource designed to support Australian students and teachers, and meet Australian National Curriculum requirements.

    PRICE: $29.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781925630794 )
    Australia's Endangered Animals...and Their Habitats: A Focus on Urban Habitats

    Australia's Endangered Animals...and Their Habitats: A Focus on Urban Habitats

    FACT!
    Australia has the worst mammal extinction rate in the world. Many of our native bird, reptile, fish and amphibian species are endangered.

    AUSTRALIA'S ENDANGERED ANIMALS… AND THEIR HABITATS is an exciting new series that takes a look at some of Australia's most threatened animal species and their unique habitats.

    Learn about:
    • Dozens of Australia's most vulnerable creatures
    • The habitats where Australia's animals live, feed and breed
    • Identifying characteristics that make a species vulnerable
    • Australian and international classification systems
    • Threats animals face and what is being done to save them
    • What YOU can do to make difference

    Inside each book you'll find current information, maps, statistics, fun facts, and photographs. Every book is a valuable resource designed to support Australian students and teachers, and meet Australian National Curriculum requirements.

    PRICE: $29.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781925860085 )
    Australia's Environmental Issues: Climate Change

    Australia's Environmental Issues: Climate Change

    Climate change is one of Australia's biggest environmental problems. Why is climate change occurring and how does it affect Australia? Climate Change explores the problem, as well as explaining the steps that need to be taken to combat it.
    FEATURES OF THIS BOOK INCLUDE:
    • Informative and comprehensive text with photographs
    • An overview of different types of pollution and what is being done
    • Labelled diagrams relevant to the text
    • Fact boxes to highlight interesting information
    • A resource list for further information
    • A glossary and an index

    Australia is currently facing several significant environmental issues. The Australia's Environmental Issues series provides an overview of environmental issues affecting Australians and our environment. Each title in the series outlines the cause of the issue and focuses on solutions.

    PRICE: $29.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781925860092 )
    Australia's Environmental Issues: Feral Animals

    Australia's Environmental Issues: Feral Animals

    Pests are animals that have been introduced to Australia and cause problems for native animals and the natural surroundings. They are a significant management issue for the environment. Why and how are these animals brought into Australia, and how have they negatively affected the landscape? Feral Animals explores the problem of introduced species, as well as explaining how some animals have become serious pests and what is being done to control it.
    FEATURES OF THIS BOOK INCLUDE:
    • Informative and comprehensive text with photographs
    • An overview of different types of pollution and what is being done
    • Labelled diagrams relevant to the text
    • Fact boxes to highlight interesting information
    • A resource list for further information
    • A glossary and an index

    Australia is currently facing several significant environmental issues. The Australia's Environmental Issues series provides an overview of environmental issues affecting Australians and our environment. Each title in the series outlines the cause of the issue and focuses on solutions.

    PRICE: $29.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781925860108 )
    Australia's Environmental Issues: Natural Disasters

    Australia's Environmental Issues: Natural Disasters

    In Australia, the natural disasters that play an unpredictable part in all our lives are drought, fires, tropical cyclones, floods and, to a lesser extent, earthquakes. Each of these disasters affects us all, either directly or indirectly. Natural Disasters explores the impact that these events have had on Australia.
    FEATURES OF THIS BOOK INCLUDE:
    • Informative and comprehensive text with photographs
    • An overview of different types of pollution and what is being done
    • Labelled diagrams relevant to the text
    • Fact boxes to highlight interesting information
    • A resource list for further information
    • A glossary and an index

    Australia is currently facing several significant environmental issues. The Australia's Environmental Issues series provides an overview of environmental issues affecting Australians and our environment. Each title in the series outlines the cause of the issue and focuses on solutions.

    PRICE: $29.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781925695007 )
    Australian Geographic Geography: Custodians of the Land

    Australian Geographic Geography: Custodians of the Land

    Australian Geographic presents a new curriculum based geography series for grade 4-6, following in the successful steps of the AG Science and History series. These sturdy hardcover books comprehensively cover three main syllabus points for each grade with clear, detailed explanations and graphics. Each book also integrates with the cross-curriculum priorities of sustainability, Australia's relationship with Asia and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

    PRICE: $24.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781925695014 )
    Australian Geographic Geography: Human Influence

    Australian Geographic Geography: Human Influence

    Australian Geographic presents a new curriculum based geography series for grade 4-6, following in the successful steps of the AG Science and History series. These sturdy hardcover books comprehensively cover three main syllabus points for each grade with clear, detailed explanations and graphics. Each book also integrates with the cross-curriculum priorities of sustainability, Australia's relationship with Asia and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

    PRICE: $24.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781925630985 )
    Australian Landscapes: 4 Book Paperback Pack

    Australian Landscapes: 4 Book Paperback Pack

    Australia is the second driest continent on Earth, after the Antarctic. The availability of water has defined the spread of human settlement, from the arrival of the first Aboriginal Australians over 50,000 years ago, right up until the present. Water is precious in Australia and it is not a free resource. Discover the role in human history of the hidden, underground water sources across Australia and see how the presence or lack of water has affected our geography, economy and history.
    Australia is an ancient country, with landscapes that range from snowy alps to red deserts. The plants and animals in Australia's landscapes include rare and unique species, some of which are descendants of the wildlife that flourished on Gondwana, the prehistoric continent that existed long before Australia separated and moved across the globe to its present location. Read about the sustainability issues that affect Australia's natural environments, and what is being done to preserve them for the future. Discover the geography and history of each of Australia's magnificent landscapes, and investigate their importance to the Indigenous Australians who have lived in them for thousands of years.

    PRICE: $59.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781925630893 )
    Australian Landscapes: Deserts and Savannahs In Australia

    Australian Landscapes: Deserts and Savannahs In Australia

    The immense desert areas of Australia used to be called its 'dead heart'. Today we realise that deserts and savannahs have complex ecosystems, with plants and animals that have adaptations enabling them to survive there and not in any other location. Deserts are now iconic symbols of Australia and are no longer dismissed as useless, empty wastelands. Although colonial explorers found the deserts harsh and unforgiving, Indigenous Australians learned how to live in the deserts, find water and prosper. Learn about each of Australia's ten largest deserts and also find out why the Nullarbor Plain is different from all of them.

    Australia is an ancient country, with landscapes that range from snowy alps to red deserts. The plants and animals in Australia's landscapes include rare and unique species, some of which are descendants of the wildlife that flourished on Gondwana, the prehistoric continent that existed long before Australia separated and moved across the globe to its present location. Read about the sustainability issues that affect Australia's natural environments, and what is being done to preserve them for the future. Discover the geography and history of each of Australia's magnificent landscapes, and investigate their importance to the Indigenous Australians who have lived in them for thousands of years.

    PRICE: $19.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781925630909 )
    Australian Landscapes: Forests In Australia

    Australian Landscapes: Forests In Australia

    Australia has many different types of forests, and each has its own fascinating animals and plants. Forests are the lungs of our planet, and Australia's forests include the descendants of ancient plant and animal life that is found nowhere else on Earth. The forests have been important for the welfare of Indigenous Australians for thousands of years. Since colonisation, the timbers from forests have contributed to the expansion of settlement and the growth in Australia's economy. Discover the threats to Australia's forests, and find out what can be done to keep them healthy, so that they are still there well into the future.

    Australia is an ancient country, with landscapes that range from snowy alps to red deserts. The plants and animals in Australia's landscapes include rare and unique species, some of which are descendants of the wildlife that flourished on Gondwana, the prehistoric continent that existed long before Australia separated and moved across the globe to its present location. Read about the sustainability issues that affect Australia's natural environments, and what is being done to preserve them for the future. Discover the geography and history of each of Australia's magnificent landscapes, and investigate their importance to the Indigenous Australians who have lived in them for thousands of years.

    PRICE: $19.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781925630916 )
    Australian Landscapes: Mountains In Australia

    Australian Landscapes: Mountains In Australia

    Australia's mountains are not high by world standards, but they have influenced the spread of human settlement, and they affect the weather and the presence of water in the environment. From the ancient, weathered ranges in the deserts, to the Great Dividing Range and the extinct volcanoes, Australia's mountain landscapes are varied and beautiful. Many of the plants and animals are unique, such as the hibernating Mountain Pygmy Possum, whose habitat is under constant threat. Mountains are special places for the Australian Aboriginal people. Created by their ancestor and creation spirits, mountains have important connections with the Dreamtime stories that stretch back to the beginning of human civilisation in Australia.

    Australia is an ancient country, with landscapes that range from snowy alps to red deserts. The plants and animals in Australia's landscapes include rare and unique species, some of which are descendants of the wildlife that flourished on Gondwana, the prehistoric continent that existed long before Australia separated and moved across the globe to its present location. Read about the sustainability issues that affect Australia's natural environments, and what is being done to preserve them for the future. Discover the geography and history of each of Australia's magnificent landscapes, and investigate their importance to the Indigenous Australians who have lived in them for thousands of years.

    PRICE: $19.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781925630923 )
    Australian Landscapes: Water In Australia

    Australian Landscapes: Water In Australia

    Australia is the second driest continent on Earth, after the Antarctic. The availability of water has defined the spread of human settlement, from the arrival of the first Aboriginal Australians over 50,000 years ago, right up until the present. Water is precious in Australia and it is not a free resource. Discover the role in human history of the hidden, underground water sources across Australia and see how the presence or lack of water has affected our geography, economy and history.

    Australia is an ancient country, with landscapes that range from snowy alps to red deserts. The plants and animals in Australia's landscapes include rare and unique species, some of which are descendants of the wildlife that flourished on Gondwana, the prehistoric continent that existed long before Australia separated and moved across the globe to its present location. Read about the sustainability issues that affect Australia's natural environments, and what is being done to preserve them for the future. Discover the geography and history of each of Australia's magnificent landscapes, and investigate their importance to the Indigenous Australians who have lived in them for thousands of years.

    PRICE: $19.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781474774956 )
    Code It Yourself: Making Music From Scratch

    Code It Yourself: Making Music From Scratch

    Learn the basics of coding using Scratch by focusing on simple coding techniques and language. This visual, hands-on guide will teach junior makerspace users how to create their own musical projects using Scratch programming. Download the Capstone 4D app to access video tutorials, tips, and bonus projects for an augmented reality experience that extends learning beyond the printed page.

    PRICE: $29.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781925630978 )
    Explorers of Australia 2 Book Pack

    Explorers of Australia 2 Book Pack

    This two volume series delves into the interesting stories behind the exploration of Australia. Find out about the kangaroos kept by Emperor Napoleon's wife, and the cat that circumnavigated Australia with Mathew Flinders. With historic illustrations and easy-to-understand timelines, Explorers of Australia turns dusty history into fascinating stories.

    PRICE: $36.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781786374745 )
    Forest Explorer: Birds

    Forest Explorer: Birds

    Let's take a trip into the woods
    to see what we can see;
    There's bugs and birds and animals all living in a tree.
    Fuzzy moss and splashy streams;
    mud and sticks and stones,
    Underneath a rotting log, the mushrooms make their home.
    So pick up your binoculars and won't you come with me,
    Let's all explore the forest - we'll be home in time for tea!

    PRICE: $27.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781786374752 )
    Forest Explorer: Forest Creatures

    Forest Explorer: Forest Creatures

    Let's take a trip into the woods
    to see what we can see;
    There's bugs and birds and animals all living in a tree.
    Fuzzy moss and splashy streams;
    mud and sticks and stones,
    Underneath a rotting log, the mushrooms make their home.
    So pick up your binoculars and won't you come with me,
    Let's all explore the forest - we'll be home in time for tea!

    PRICE: $27.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781786374769 )
    Forest Explorer: Minibeasts

    Forest Explorer: Minibeasts

    Let's take a trip into the woods
    to see what we can see;
    There's bugs and birds and animals all living in a tree.
    Fuzzy moss and splashy streams;
    mud and sticks and stones,
    Underneath a rotting log, the mushrooms make their home.
    So pick up your binoculars and won't you come with me,
    Let's all explore the forest - we'll be home in time for tea!

    PRICE: $27.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781786374806 )
    Forest Explorer: Trees

    Forest Explorer: Trees

    Let's take a trip into the woods
    to see what we can see;
    There's bugs and birds and animals all living in a tree.
    Fuzzy moss and splashy streams;
    mud and sticks and stones,
    Underneath a rotting log, the mushrooms make their home.
    So pick up your binoculars and won't you come with me,
    Let's all explore the forest - we'll be home in time for tea!

    PRICE: $27.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781474767484 )
    Grimm and Gross: The Brave Little Tail

    Grimm and Gross: The Brave Little Tail

    A jar of jam and a swarm of flies start off this not-quite-normal adventure. A young tailor named Abraham Spoke swats seven of the flies with one smack of his belt. He's so impressed by his own bravery that he sews the words "SEVEN IN ONE STROKE" on his belt. As Abe travels the world, everyone who reads those words assumes the little guy is strong and powerful. Which can be dangerous when giants and clever kings challenge Abe to prove his might! This fractured retelling of a The Valiant Little Tailor, a lesser-known tale from the Brothers Grimm, will make readers giggle, groan and gasp with delight. Especially when they read about how Abe faces his biggest problem because he mumbles in his sleep!

    PRICE: $12.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781474767477 )
    Grimm and Gross: Wolf and The Seven Kids

    Grimm and Gross: Wolf and The Seven Kids

    Mama Goat has seven little kids who are pretty clever for their age. Before Mama goes into the forest for some food, she warns the kids to stay inside and not let anyone in. Especially the Wolf! But soon after she leaves, the hairy menace shows up and tries to fool the suspicious siblings into believing he is their mother. Will the kids see through his clever disguises, or will they end up as breakfast, lunch and dinner? This fractured retelling of The Wolf and Seven Young Kids, will make readers giggle, groan and gasp with delight. Especially when they learn how a needle and thread come to the kids' rescue!

    PRICE: $12.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781474767507 )
    Grimm Gross: Bird Boy

    Grimm Gross: Bird Boy

    Birdy got his name when a forest worker found him up in a tree as a small child. The forest worker's daughter becomes Birdy's best friend. But Sanna the cook hatches an evil plan involving the strange boy and a boiling pot of water. Yummy! But only if you like roasted Bird. The two friends find out about the plot and flee into the woods - and that's when the magic happens. Weird magic, but still magic. This fractured retelling of The Foundling-Bird, a lesser-known tale from the Brothers Grimm, will make readers giggle, groan and gasp with delight. Especially when they find out what happens to the evil cook!

    PRICE: $12.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781474767491 )
    Grimm Gross: Hans In Luck

    Grimm Gross: Hans In Luck

    Hans works faithfully for seven years building a new sewage system. At the end of his service, his master gives him a lump of gold the size of his head! Hans heads off to make his fortune, but soon the gold becomes too heavy to carry. In a series of hilarious encounters with other travellers, Hans ends up trading one thing for another along his journey, from the gold to a goose to a pig and more! This fractured retelling of Hans in Luck, a lesser-known tale from the Brothers Grimm, will make readers giggle, groan and gasp with delight. Especially when they see why Hans thinks he is the luckiest man in the world.

    PRICE: $12.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781543509472 )
    Hands-On Science Fun: How to Make Bubbles: A 4D Book

    Hands-On Science Fun: How to Make Bubbles: A 4D Book

    Are you ready to experience some seriously cool science in action? Safe, simple instructions lead you through the steps to make a fizzy rocket, mind-bending slime, and more! Have a blast learning the science behind these easy and fun activities. Download the Capstone 4D app to watch videos related to this set. Do you want to make super soap bubbles? Do you want to find out how? Just follow the simple steps inside this book.

    PRICE: $29.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781543509427 )
    Hands-On Science Fun: How to Make Slime: A 4D Book

    Hands-On Science Fun: How to Make Slime: A 4D Book

    Are you ready to experience some seriously cool science in action? Safe, simple instructions lead you through the steps to make a fizzy rocket, mind-bending slime, and more! Have a blast learning the science behind these easy and fun activities. Download the Capstone 4D app to watch videos related to this set. What substance can act like both a solid and a liquid? Slime! Want to find out how to make your own? Just follow the simple steps inside this book.

    PRICE: $29.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781786374127 )
    Infographics: Climate Change

    Infographics: Climate Change

    Explore the science behind our changing climate in this bright and engaging infographic-style title. From global warming, carbon dioxide and the El Nino phenomenon, find out how humans are impacting the environment and what we can do to help.

    PRICE: $29.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781786374141 )
    Infographics: Plants

    Infographics: Plants

    This book takes a look at the fascinating kingdom of plant life. From shrubs and trees to the dense rainforest, explore plants through fun and informative infographics and find out how extreme plants can be.

    PRICE: $29.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781786374158 )
    Infographics: Rocks & Gems

    Infographics: Rocks & Gems

    From the centre of the earth to the tops of the mountains, from solid slabs to sparkling sapphires, rocks, well, rock! Explore how rocks are formed, what we use them for and how beautiful they can be in the bright and fascinating infographic title.

    PRICE: $29.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781912537136 )
    Learn Press-Out & Play: Space and the solar system

    Learn Press-Out & Play: Space and the solar system

    Exploring Space and the solar system
    Innovative activity book combining art projects with STEAM-related science facts.
    Make amazing press-out space models: a rocket, a Lunar rover, an astronaut, the planet Saturn.
    Find out about Earth, the Moon and Sun, our solar system and the wider universe.
    Over 150 stickers.
    Easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions.

    PRICE: $16.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781912537129 )
    Learn, Press-Out & Play: Whales and Sharks and other sea creatures

    Learn, Press-Out & Play: Whales and Sharks and other sea creatures

    Whales and Sharks and other sea creatures
    Innovative activity book combining art projects with STEAM-related science facts.
    Make amazing press-out model sea creatures: whale, shark, octopus, jellyfish.
    Find out about astonishing animals and their marine environments.
    Over 150 stickers.
    Easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions.

    PRICE: $16.99
  • ( ISBN: 9781912537143 )
    Little Learners: Learn To Go On An Adventure

    Little Learners: Learn To Go On An Adventure

    Little Learners Learn To Go On An Adventure
    From beach balls and bicycles to skis and fun fair rides, you can have lots of fun creating adventure scenes with over 350 vibrant stickers and brilliant things to find in every landscape.
    Find out whether you're a little learner and search every page for the hidden objects to complete the treasure hunt!

    PRICE: $12.99

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