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Be expressive with these creative books ...
by Angela McAllister
Discover 13 incredible habitats, from the crystal kingdom Arctic to the dusty savannah, in this beautiful tribute to the last wildernesses of our world. Poetic texts bring the habitats to life, while factual information details the danger facing these incredible places.
Issac plays in his favourite pool on the mountainside. As rain starts to fall, he empties his little jar of water into the pool. Where will the water go now? Issac wonders. This breathtaking celebration of the water cycle captures the remarkable movement of water across the earth in all its majesty.
Mountains of the World
by Dieter Braun
This spectacular non-fiction book examines the mountains that shape our world. It examines the formation of these magnificent geographical features and humanity's exploration of them. A perfect book for spending hours enjoying the beautiful illustrations whilst finding out lots of amazing facts.
Dive below the surface, and find out what happens under the earth and under the water. From early submarines and deep-sea life, to burrowing animals and man-made tunnels - you will never look at the world in the same way again! Gorgeous design and quirky illustrations make this a book to be poured over again and again.
by Marc Martin
There is a river outside my window. Where will it take me? So begins an imaginary journey from the city to the sea. From factories to farmlands, freeways to forest, each new landscape is explored through stunning illustrations and poetic text.
This is an exciting and dramatic story about how life began on Planet Earth, written especially for younger children. With delightful illustrations including lots of detail and humour, all carefully researched and checked, this book shows the development of life on Earth in a truly accessible and simple way.
Going to the Volcano
by Andy Stanton
Join two intrepid explorers as they take a train-o, jump on a plane-o, ride a Great Dane-o (down the lane-o) on their way to look at the volcano. Nothing could possibly go wrong - could it?! A hilariously anarchic, brightly illustrated rhyming story.
The Street Beneath My Feet
This double-sided foldout book takes you on a fascinating journey deep underground. One side of the foldout shows the ground beneath the city, whilst the reverse side shows the ground beneath the countryside. This expansive concertina book opens out to an impressive 2.5 metres long.
This Little Pebble
This Little Pebble begins with a child finding a small, forgotten pebble in his pocket. It uses this simple premise as a jumping-off point to explore what rocks are, where they come from and how fundamental they are to life here on Earth.
Volcano Wakes Up!
Playful, kid-friendly poems from five alternating points of view explore the volcanic process and its effect on the surrounding land, flora, and fauna. From the lava crickets to the ferns, everyone has something to say about it!