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  • WONDER OF TREES
    WONDER OF TREES
    DAVIES NICOLA
    ISBN: 9781444938197
    Title: WONDER OF TREES
    Author: DAVIES NICOLA
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    Did you know that there are over 60,000 tree species? This stunning book explores the extraordinary diversity of trees and forests - the lungs of our earth.

    A glorious celebration of trees by non-fiction specialist Nicola Davies, illustrated by rising star Lorna Scobie, creators of the beautiful THE VARIETY OF LIFE.

    There is something to delight on every page with fascinating facts and figures. This exquisite book will encourage children to treasure the world's biodiversity and help to stop it slipping away.

    With fascinating facts and figures and sections on:

    - Wood, Trunks and Branches

    - Leaves

    - Roots Bark

    - Tree Skin

    - Flowers & Cones

    - Seeds

    - Plants on Trees

    - Insects in Trees

    - Reptiles & Amphibians in Trees

    - Birds and Trees Mammals in Trees

    - Communities of Trees

    - Taiga

    - Temperate Woodlands

    - Dry Gum Forest

    - Cloud Forest

    - Tropical Rainforests

    - Forest Relationships

    - Gifts from Trees

    - People of the Forest

    - Forest Destruction

    - How to Plant a Tree

    Imprint: HACHETTE
    RRP: $29.99
    Price: $29.99
  • WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ
    WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ
    BAUM L FRANK
    ISBN: 9781921720444
    Title: WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ
    Author: BAUM L FRANK
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    A newly illustrated edition of this classic tale by one of Australia’s greatest children’s book illustrators.

    When a raging cyclone whisks Dorothy’s Kansas home away, she and her dog Toto, trapped inside, are transported to the magical Land of Oz. Desperate to return home, they set off towards the Emerald City to find the Great Wizard who can help them. So begins the action-packed adventure that delivers a world of witches and wizards, a pair of magical silver shoes, and a trio of new friends: the Tin Woodman, Scarecrow and Cowardly Lion.These three prove to be valuable companions to Dorothy in the classic fairytale, where the journey itself really is at the heart of it all… First published in 1900, L. Frank Baum’s tale is a tapestry of traditional storytelling, an exciting quest and unforgettable characters. This beautiful new edition brings together the complete and unabridged text with over seventy magnificent illustrations by the award-winning Australian artist Robert Ingpen.

    Imprint: WALKER BOOKS
    RRP: $39.99

    Price: $39.99
  • WONDERS OF THE WORLDS MUSEUMS : Visit 43 Museums to discover 50 amazing exhibits!
    WONDERS OF THE WORLDS MUSEUMS : Visit 43 Museums to discover 50 amazing exhibits!
    OLDFIELD MOLLY
    ISBN: 9781526360281
    Title: WONDERS OF THE WORLDS MUSEUMS : Visit 43 Museums to discover 50 amazing exhibits!
    Author: OLDFIELD MOLLY
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK

    A cave of wonders in book form, take a journey around the world's museums.

    Open up this treasure trove of wonders to visit 43 museums and 50 exhibits! Discover the most fascinating and mysterious objects found in museums, from star attractions to unsung exhibits. With Molly Oldfield, research elf of hit television show QI, unearth the astonishing stories of how these treasures were created, found and finally displayed. Travel back in time to discover an ancient Egyptian pharaoh, encounter China's mysterious Terracotta Army, sail the seas in a Viking ship, take flight in the world's first aeroplane, defend World War Two Britain in Churchill's siren suit, journey to the Moon with Neil Armstrong in the Apollo 11 Command Module and even play in a World Cup Final wearing Pele's victory shirt. Through stunning photography and glorious illustration, these wonders and many more will bring history, science and culture to life for readers aged 10+, as well as the whole family!

    Imprint: HACHETTE
    RRP: $28.99

    Price: $28.99
  • WONDERSTRUCK
    WONDERSTRUCK
    SELZNICK BRIAN
    ISBN: 9780545027892
    Title: WONDERSTRUCK
    Author: SELZNICK BRIAN
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    Ben's story takes place in 1977 and is told in words. Rose's story in 1927 is told entirely in pictures. Ever since his mother died, Ben feels lost. At home with her father, Rose feels alone. When Ben finds a mysterious clue hidden in his mother's room, and when a tempting opportunity presents itself to Rose, both children risk everything to find what's missing. Rich, complex, affecting and beautiful, "Wonderstruck" is a staggering achievement from a uniquely gifted artist.

    Imprint: SCHOLASTIC
    RRP: $34.99

    Price: $34.99
  • WONKEY DONKEY AND OTHER STORIES   -   10 Year Anniversary
    WONKEY DONKEY AND OTHER STORIES - 10 Year Anniversary
    SMITH CRAIG
    ISBN: 9781775436096
    Title: WONKEY DONKEY AND OTHER STORIES - 10 Year Anniversary
    Author: SMITH CRAIG
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: October 2019 New Release

    A special anniversary edition celebrating Wonkys 10th birthday!

    Five hilarious stories and songs from international bestseller Craig Smith!

    Featuring: The Wonky Donkey Willbee the Bumblebee My Daddy Ate an Apple Square Eyes The Scariest Thing in the Garden. ...who could resist this value-packed, bumper treasury?

    Imprint: SCHOLASTIC
    RRP: $29.99

    Price: $29.99
  • WONKY DONKEY   -   Board Book
    WONKY DONKEY - Board Book
    SMITH CRAIG
    ISBN: 9781775431756
    Title: WONKY DONKEY - Board Book
    Author: SMITH CRAIG
    Format: BOARD BOOK
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    In this very funny, cumulative song, each page tells us something new about the donkey until we end up with a spunky, hanky-panky cranky stinky dinky lanky honky-tonky winky wonky donkey, which will have children in fits of laughter!

    There is much fun to be had by listening to the song and trying to predict the new word for each clue given!

    Includes bonus CD performed by Craig Smith.

    Now in board book format — perfect for little hands!

    Imprint: SCHOLASTIC
    RRP: $12.99

    Price: $12.99
  • WONKY DONKEY - BOOK AND CD
    WONKY DONKEY - BOOK AND CD
    SMITH CRAIG
    ISBN: 9781869439262
    Title: WONKY DONKEY - BOOK AND CD
    Author: SMITH CRAIG
    Format: TRADE PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    I was walking down the road, and I saw a donkey ... hee-haw! And he only had three legs. He was a wonky donkey ...

    In this very funny, cumulative song, each page tells us something new about the donkey until we end up with a spunky, hanky-panky cranky stinky dinky lanky honky-tonky winky wonky donkey, which will have children in fits of laughter! There is much fun to be had by listening to the song and trying to predict the new word for each clue given!

    Imprint: SCHOLASTIC
    RRP: $16.99

    Price: $16.99
  • WORDS IN DEEP BLUE
    WORDS IN DEEP BLUE
    CROWLEY CATH
    ISBN: 9781742612386
    Title: WORDS IN DEEP BLUE
    Author: CROWLEY CATH
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    Second-hand bookshops are full of mysteries This is a love story. It's the story of Howling Books, where readers write letters to strangers, to lovers, to poets, to words.

    It's the story of Henry Jones and Rachel Sweetie. They were best friends once, before Rachel moved to the sea. Now, she's back, working at the bookstore, grieving for her brother Cal. She's looking for the future in the books people love, and the words that they leave behind. Sometimes you need the poets.

    The new novel from the award-winning author of Graffiti Moon.

    Imprint: PAN
    RRP: $18.99

    Price: $18.99
  • WORLD OF DISCOVERY
    WORLD OF DISCOVERY
    PLATT RICHARD
    ISBN: 9781406381269
    Title: WORLD OF DISCOVERY
    Author: PLATT RICHARD
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    A stunning collection of the world's most important discoveries for all the family to enjoy.

    In the stylish miscellany, print-maker James Brown travels through the past and present, showing the amazing breakthroughs in science and technology that have changed our lives for ever. Discover fascinating facts and figures about space travel, the human body, time, the computer and much more with Brown’s bold, bright colours and beautiful contemporary designs. Each illustration is presented alongside an engaging fact-filled explanation by celebrated author Richard Platt. Covering more than 30 diverse and fascinating topics, this is the perfect book for the whole family to enjoy.

    Imprint: WALKER BOOKS
    RRP: $29.99

    Price: $29.99
  • WORLD OF PLANTS
    WORLD OF PLANTS
    BROWN JAMES
    ISBN: 9781406388565
    Title: WORLD OF PLANTS
    Author: BROWN JAMES
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: November 2019 New Release

    A stunningly illustrated guide to the fascinating world of plants and botanical history.

    Discover incredible facts and marvel at what plants can do in this beautiful book from conservation biologist and award-winning author Martin Jenkins, stylishly illustrated by print-maker James Brown.

    Covering over twenty-five topics, learn all about the different types of plant – from carnivorous, to climbing, to tropical; explore the world of trees; discover how plants have evolved and continue to survive in extreme environments and most importantly, how crucial they are to our life on Planet Earth. From the domestic to the international, there is something for the whole family here. Whether you want to learn the basics of photosynthesis, or explore the hidden world of Victorian plant hunters, this is a lively, engaging and visually stunning look at the world of plants.



    Imprint: WALKER BOOKS
    RRP: $36.99
    Price: $36.99
  • WORLD OF THE WHALE
    WORLD OF THE WHALE
    PRASADAM-HALLS SMRITI
    ISBN: 9781526360649
    Title: WORLD OF THE WHALE
    Author: PRASADAM-HALLS SMRITI
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK

    Discover the facts about whales in this beautiful non-fiction picture book.

    Graceful and serene, intelligent and social, the whale is a wonder of the deep blue sea. And yet, whales rely on air to breathe - they are mammals, just like us.

    With breathtaking text, Smriti Prasadam-Halls explores the migrations, songs and family life of these mysterious creatures, revealing astonishing facts you've never heard before. Wildlife illustrator Jonathan Woodward brings the marine world to life with stunning papercut collage artwork. This is the perfect non-fiction picture book to read at bedtime.

    Imprint: HODDER HEADLINE
    RRP: $24.99

    Price: $24.99
  • WORLDS WORST CHILDREN
    WORLDS WORST CHILDREN
    WALLIAMS DAVID
    ISBN: 9780008197049
    Title: WORLDS WORST CHILDREN
    Author: WALLIAMS DAVID
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    From the world's favourite author, David Walliams - ten cautionary tales and a delightfully dreadful cast of characters; all in a gorgeously gifty FULL COLOUR format!

    Are you ready to meet the World's Worst Children? Five beastly boys and five gruesome girls!• Like Sofia Sofa – a TV super-fan so stuck to the sofa that she's turning into one!• Or Dribbling Drew – a boy whose drool gets him into trouble on a school trip!• And not forgetting Blubbering Bertha – a girl who bawls and tells terrible tales!Also featuring a special appearance from fan-favourite Raj!

    From Number One bestselling author David Walliams comes this collection of wickedly funny, deliciously mischievous tales, illustrated in glorious colour by the artistic genius Tony Ross.

    Imprint: HARPER COLLINS
    RRP: $22.99

    Price: $22.99
  • WORLDS WORST CHILDREN 2
    WORLDS WORST CHILDREN 2
    WALLIAMS DAVID
    ISBN: 9780008259679
    Title: WORLDS WORST CHILDREN 2
    Author: WALLIAMS DAVID
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    The brilliant follow-up to David Walliams' bestseller The World's Worst Children!

    Ten more stories about a brand new gang of hilariously horrible kids from everyone's favourite children's author, illustrated in glorious full colour by Tony Ross. If you thought you had read about the World's Worst Children already, you're in for a rather nasty shock. The beastly boys and gruesome girls in this book are even ruder, even more disgusting and WORSE than you could ever imagine!

    This gorgeous collection of ten stories from the master himself, David Walliams, will make you snort with laughter and thank your lucky stars that you don't know anyone like Gruesome Griselda or Fussy Frankie in real life. It also features a special appearance from fan-favourite Raj! Gloriously illustrated in full colour throughout by artistic genius Tony Ross, The World's Worst Children 2 is a side-splitting companion to David's blockbuster hit, The World's Worst Children, and the perfect gift for kids aged 9 and up.

    Imprint: HARPER COLLINS
    RRP: $22.99

    Price: $22.99
  • WORLDS WORST CHILDREN 3
    WORLDS WORST CHILDREN 3
    WALLIAMS DAVID
    ISBN: 9780008304607
    Title: WORLDS WORST CHILDREN 3
    Author: WALLIAMS DAVID
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    From the phenomenal number-one bestseller David Walliams comes another collection of more hilariously horrible children! Illustrated in glorious and gruesome colour by artist genius, Tony Ross, these stories will appal and delight young readers.

    Just when you thought it was safe to go back to your bookshelf, 10 more horrendously hilarious stories about the absolute worst children ever! From ten-year old Hank and his endless pranks on his poor, long-suffering family, to Tandy and her titanic tantrums – this brand new collection is the perfect companion to World’s Worst Children books 1 and 2 and an ideal gift for the worst children in your life!

    This compendium of catastrophically horrid boys and girls is brought to you by the phenomenal number-one bestseller David Walliams, and every story is illustrated in glorious and gruesome colour by the artistic genius Tony Ross.

    2018 marks the 10th anniversary of the publication of David Walliams’ first novel, The Boy in the Dress.

    Imprint: HARPER COLLINS
    RRP: $24.99

    Price: $5.00
  • WORLDS WORST TEACHERS
    WORLDS WORST TEACHERS
    WALLIAMS DAVID
    ISBN: 9780008363994
    Title: WORLDS WORST TEACHERS
    Author: WALLIAMS DAVID
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    Millions of young readers have loved the World's Worst Children tales - now they will revel in this delightfully dreadful collection of the most gruesome grown-ups ever: The World's Worst Teachers. From the phenomenally bestselling David Walliams and illustrated in glorious colour by the artistic genius, Tony Ross.

    Think your teachers are bad? Wait till you meet this lot.
    These ten tales of the world's most splendidly sinister teachers will have you running for the school gates. Dr Dread teaches science and is half man, half monster... Watch out for the ghastly Miss Seethe. She is ALWAYS furious - and she's on a detention rampage. And as for Pent, he's a teacher with a real difference. He is bone-shakingly terrified of... children!

    Imprint: HARPER COLLINS
    RRP: $24.99

    Price: $24.99
  • WORMWOOD MIRE   -   Stella Montgomery #2
    WORMWOOD MIRE - Stella Montgomery #2
    ROSSELL JUDITH
    ISBN: 9780733333033
    Title: WORMWOOD MIRE - Stella Montgomery #2
    Author: ROSSELL JUDITH
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    THE SEQUEL TO THE RUNAWAY BESTSELLER WITHERING-BY-SEA

    'you won't be disappointed. Wormwood Mire is another page-turner.' - Kids' Book Review

    When Stella Montgomery returned to the Hotel Majestic cold and wet but exhilarated by adventure, the Aunts were furious.Now they are sending Stella away to the old family home at Wormwood Mire, where she must live with two strange cousins and their governess.

    But within the overgrown grounds of the mouldering house, dark secrets slither and skulk, and soon Stella must be brave once more if she's to find out who - or what - she really is ...

    From bestselling writer-illustrator Judith Rossell comes the thrilling and magical sequel to her multi-award-winning novel, Withering-by-Sea.

    Imprint: ABC PUBLICATIONS
    RRP: $16.99

    Price: $16.99
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