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Ecosystems

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  • When the Earth Shakes

    Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and Tsunamis

    series Smithsonian
    Earthquakes,volcanoes,tsunamis.Headline-making natural disasters with devastating consequences for millions of people. But what do we actually know about these literally earth-shaking events?New York Times bestselling author, explorer, journalist, and geologist Simon Winchester—who’s been shaken by earthquakes in New Zealand, skied through Greenland to help prove the theory of plate tectonics, and ... Read more

    $16.60 AUD

  • A Really Short History of Nearly Everything

    by Bill Bryson ...
    The extraordinary Bill Bryson takes us from the Big Bang to the dawn of science in this book about basically everything.Ever wondered how we got from nothing to something?Or thought about how we can weigh the earth?Or wanted to reach the edge of the universe?Uncover the mysteries of time, space and life on earth in this extraordinary book - a journey from the centre of the planet to the dawn of ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Elephant Whisperer (Young Readers Adaptation)

    My Life with the Herd in the African Wild

    series Elephant Whisperer
    When Lawrence Anthony was asked to accept a rogue herd of elephants in his reserve in South Africa, it was the last chance for these elephants. If Anthony didn’t take them, they would be shot. But he had no experience with elephants at all. What was he to do?Take them on, of course!What follows is an exciting and heartwarming series of adventures, in which Anthony learns about elephants and ... Read more

    $15.94 AUD

  • Honey Bees

    Letters from the Hive

    In Honey Bees: Letters From the Hive, bee expert Stephen Buchmann takes readers on an incredible tour. Enter a beehive--one part nursery, one part honey factory, one part queen bee sanctum--then fly through backyard gardens, open fields, and deserts where wildflowers bloom. It's fascinating--and delicious!Hailed for their hard work and harmonious society, bees make possible life on earth as we ... Read more

    $8.57 AUD

  • On an Irish Jaunting Car

    Through Donegal and Connemara

    In the compiling of this little book, I am deeply indebted for historical data, etc., to John Cooke, M.A., the Messrs. Black, Lord Macaulay, the Four Masters, and many others, from whose writings I have made extracts; and for photographs to Messrs. W. Lawrence, T. Glass, and Commissioner Walker. I sincerely hope I may be forgiven for the shortcomings and errors which can doubtless be found in this ... Read more

    $2.10 AUD

  • Wolf Island Read-Along

    by Nicholas Read ...
    series My Great Bear Rainforest #1
    The Great Bear Rainforest is a majestic place full of tall trees, huge bears and endless schools of salmon. Award-winning photographer and author Ian McAllister's luminous photographs illustrate the story of a lone wolf who swims to one of the small islands that dot the rainforest's coast. The island provides him with everything he needs—deer, salmon, fresh water—everything, that is, but a mate. ... Read more

    $9.56 AUD

  • The Wondrous Workings of Planet Earth

    Understanding Our World and Its Ecosystems

    An illustrated tour of the planet exploring ecosystems large and small, from reefs, deserts, and rainforests to a single drop of water—from the New York Times bestselling author of Women in Science.Making earth science accessible and entertaining through art, maps, and infographics, The Wondrous Workings of Planet Earth explains how our planet works—and how we can protect it—from its diverse ... Read more

    $8.57 AUD

  • The Great Kapok Tree

    A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest

    by Lynne Cherry ...
    A modern fable with an urgent message for young environmentalists.Lynne Cherry journeyed deep into the rain forests of Brazil to write and illustrate this gorgeous picture book about a man who exhausts himself trying to chop down a giant kapok tree. While he sleeps, the forest’s residents, including a child from the Yanomamo tribe, whisper in his ear about the importance of trees and how "all ... Read more

    $11.32 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • When the Sky Breaks

    Hurricanes, Tornadoes, and the Worst Weather in the World

    series Smithsonian
    New York Times bestselling author Simon Winchester looks at which way the wind blows in this exciting book about giant storms.Simon Winchester is an avid weather watcher. He’s scanned the skies in Oklahoma, waiting for the ominous “finger” of a tornado to touch the Earth. He’s hunkered down in Hong Kong when typhoon warning signals went up. He’s visited the world’s hottest and wettest places, ... Read more

    $18.14 AUD

  • Twisters and Other Terrible Storms

    A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #23: Twister on Tuesday

    Illustrated by Will Osborne, Sal Murdocca ...
    series Magic Tree House (R) Fact Tracker #8
    The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system!When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #23: Twister on Tuesday, they had lots of questions. How do tornadoes form? What kinds of tools can help predict bad storms? Where did the biggest snowfall on record happen? How fast are hurricane winds ... Read more

    $9.12 AUD

  • Over and Under the Pond

    by Kate Messner ...
    Illustrated by Christopher Silas Neal ...
    In this gorgeous companion to the acclaimed Over and Under the Snow and Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt, Kate Messner and Christopher Silas Neal bring to life a secret underwater world. In this book, readers will discover the plants and animals that make up the rich, interconnected ecosystem of a mountain pond. Over the pond, the water is a mirror, reflecting the sky. But under the pond is a ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • Down Comes the Rain

    Illustrated by Mary Ann Fraser ...
    series Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2
    Read and find out about the ups and downpours of the water cycle in this colorfully illustrated nonfiction picture book.Down Comes the Rain is a clear and engaging look into the stages of the water cycle. After rain comes down, the sun comes out and dries the puddles. But the water isn’t gone. The heat from the sun has turned it into water vapor—it has evaporated. Eventually, this moisture in the ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • How a City Works

    by D. J. Ward ...
    Illustrated by Violet Lemay ...
    series Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2
    Read and find out about how cities work in this colorfully illustrated nonfiction picture book.Millions of people live in cities around the world, but have you ever wondered how cities work? All those people need clean water to drink, a safe place to live, and a way to get all around the city. How do you take care of all those people’s needs? Read and find out all about the systems a city has to ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • One Well

    The Story of Water on Earth

    Illustrated by Rosemary Woods ...
    series CitizenKid
    Every raindrop, lake, underground river and glacier is part of a single global well. Discover the many ways water is used around the world, and what kids can do to protect it. ... Read more

    $14.40 AUD

  • The Sea Book

    Illustrated by Charlotte Milner ...
    Featuring fascinating fishy facts accompanied by bright, bold, and beautiful illustrations, this book takes children on a journey through the sea and all its zones. Touching on mammals, fish, invertebrates, and reptiles, The Sea Book explores a wealth of incredible marine animals and their habitats, from up on the ice, down to colourful coral reefs, underwater forests, and right down to the ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • The Salmon Bears

    Giants of the Great Bear Rainforest

    by Nicholas Read ...
    Extensively illustrated with Ian McAllister's magnificent photographs, The Salmon Bears explores the delicate balance that exists between the grizzly, black and spirit bears and their natural environment, the last great wilderness along the central coast of British Columbia. Key to this relationship are the salmon that are born in the rivers each spring, who then go out to sea as juveniles and ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • The Rainforest Ecosystem | Kids' Earth Science Book Grade 4 | Children's Environment Books

    Learn all about the ecosystem of the rainforest, Earth’s oldest living ecosystem. Understand the characteristics of a rainforest, where they are located and how old some of them are. Examine the plant and animal life in a rainforest, and determine why they are important. What are the threats to the rainforest and how can you help? Start reading today. ... Read more

    $6.81 AUD

  • Compost: Discover Pictures and Facts About Compost For Kids!

    by Bold Kids ...
    Composts are great fertilizers for the soil, and your child might be interested in why they're used. If your child is interested in composting, or want to help save the planet, then you're in luck. This book will tell them all about it, and how composts have contributed to our soil as a fertilizer. ... Read more

    $5.38 AUD

  • 14 Cows for America

    Curriculum Connections: POV two cultures; metaphor; visual symbols in illustration; Afterword; Story sequence ... Read more

    $11.10 AUD

  • The Skydiving Beavers

    A True Tale

    by Susan Wood ...
    Illustrated by Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen ...
    Just after World War II, the people of McCall, Idaho, found themselves with a problem on their hands. McCall was a lovely resort community in Idaho's backcountry with mountain views, a sparkling lake, and plenty of forests. People rushed to build roads and homes there to enjoy the year-round outdoor activities. It was a beautiful place to live. And not just for humans. For centuries, beavers had ... Read more

    $20.45 AUD

  • What Is a Life Cycle?

    series Let's Find Out! Life Science
    Each step of the life cycle for a variety of living creatures is covered in this book, guiding readers from the first stages of development for many plants and animals—including flowers, insects, fish, and mammals—through later phases and death. Also addressed are the different environments required for each step in the life cycle and the dangers these species may encounter throughout their lives. ... Read more

    $34.31 AUD

  • Plastic, Ahoy!

    Investigating the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

    Audisee® eBooks with Audio combine professional narration and sentence highlighting for an engaging read aloud experience!Plastic: it's used to make everything from drink bottles and bags to toys and toothbrushes. But what happens when it ends up where it doesn't belong—like in the Pacific Ocean? How does it affect ocean life? Is it dangerous? And exactly how much is out there?A team of ... Read more

    $14.40 AUD

  • THE ICEBERG SEA

    Children Interactive Read-Along Picture Book

    The Iceberg Sea childrens picture book is sweeping the seas and book shelves by storm! Available with Interactive TOUCH and READ ALONG features for little explorers who wish to enjoy one of the most adorable and cherished classic penguin books of all time. An epic story book that will be sure to melt the hearts of every reader— both young and old!____________________________________Background ... Read more

    $4.48 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Elementary Geography

    Full Illustrations & Study Guides!

    This little book is confined to very simple “reading lessons upon the Form and Motions of the Earth, the Points of the Compass, the Meaning of a Map: Definitions.”    The shape and motions of the earth are fundamental ideas—however difficult to grasp.    Geography should be learned chiefly from maps, and the child should begin the study by learning “the meaning of map,” and how to use it.    These ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD