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Exploration and Discovery

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  • Rocks and Minerals of The World

    Geology for Kids - Minerology and Sedimentology

    series Children's Rocks & Minerals Books
    Those stones you see might be an important mineral that the Earth creates. This book will open your child’s minds to the importance of the rocks and minerals you can dig up. It is a very informative book that is complete with images and just the right amount of texts too. Go ahead and get a copy of this book today! ... Read more

    $5.38 AUD

  • Famous Inventors & Inventions

    Children's Books

    series Books For Kids Series
    Famous inventors and the inventions they develop is a fascinating area of historical study that is usually far too advanced for young children. However, a Famous Inventors & Inventions Picture Book breaks that information down in a way that is interesting and engaging to young boys and girls. Instead of pages and pages of text that makes no sense to them, children can see a picture of the inventor ... Read more

    $6.48 AUD

  • To the Moon and Back

    NEW REVISED EDITION TO CELEBRATE THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FIRST MOON LANDINGWho were the Honeysuckle Creek mob? And how did they assist the first moon landing?When man took the first step on the moon it was a bunch of Australian technicians who tracked the spacecraft and sent the first television pictures to the world. No, not at Parkes - the movie 'The Dish' got it wrong. They were from ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Titanic: Lost and Found

    by Judy Donnelly ...
    series Step into Reading
    Titanic. Just the name evokes tales of the doomed ship that have captivated people of all ages for more than 100 years.Early readers will enjoy this exciting account of the world's most famous disaster-at-sea and the discovery of it's remains many years later.Step 4 books are perfect for independent readers who are confident with simple sentences and are just starting to tackle paragraphs. ... Read more

    $6.48 AUD

  • Lost in Outer Space: The Incredible Journey of Apollo 13 (Lost #2)

    by Tod Olson ...
    series Lost #2
    April 13, 1970: Two hundred thousand miles from Earth and counting, an explosion rips through Jim Lovell's spacecraft. The crippled ship hurtles toward the moon at three times the speed of sound, losing power and leaking oxygen into space.Lovell and his crew were two days from the dream of a lifetime - walking on the surface of moon. Now, they will count themselves lucky to set foot on Earth again ... Read more

    $6.15 AUD

  • Explorers of the New World

    Discover the Golden Age of Exploration With 22 Projects

    by Carla Mooney ...
    Illustrated by Tom Casteel ...
    series Build It Yourself
    Explorers of the New World: Discover the Golden Age of Exploration offers a fascinating look at the explorers and their voyages during the Age of Exploration and Discovery. Readers ages 912 can delve into the expeditions of Vasco da Gama, Christopher Columbus, Ferdinand Magellan, John Cabot, Hernán Cortés, and more. Using common household items and minimal supervision, kids enjoy 22 hands-on ... Read more

    $13.74 AUD

  • Discovery in the Cave

    by Mark Dubowski ...
    Illustrated by Bryn Barnard ...
    series Step into Reading
    This amazing true adventure story about the discovery of the Lascaux Cave will have young readers feeling that they've discovered something pretty special, too!In 1940, four teenage boys and a dog dropped themselves into a hole in the forest floor. Using a flaming grease gun as a torch, they ventured deep underground, eventually coming to a huge cave, the walls of which were covered with life-size ... Read more

    $6.48 AUD

  • The Age of Exploration

    From Christopher Columbus to Ferdinand Magellan

    series The Britannica Guide to Explorers and Adventurers
    The Age of Exploration, which spanned roughly from 1400 to 1550, was the first time in history that European powers—eyeing new trade routes to the East or seeking to establish empires—began actively looking far past their own borders to gain a better understanding of the world and its many resources. The individuals who set out on behalf of the countries they represented came from a variety of ... Read more

    $47.84 AUD

  • The Story of Sacajawea

    Guide to Lewis and Clark

    by Della Rowland ...
    As a young girl, Sacajawea was separated from her family when she was captured by a band of Minnetaree warriors and taken to be their slave. Several years later, she was bought by a French fur trader to be his wife. Then, in 1804, when she was only sixteen years old, Sacajawea met Lewis and Clark.Carrying her infant son on her back, Sacajawea helped guide the famous team of explorers through the ... Read more

    $8.46 AUD

  • Maps and Geography

    by Ken Jennings ...
    Illustrated by Mike Lowery ...
    series Ken Jennings’ Junior Genius Guides
    Discover the fun facts about the world and become a master of geography with this interactive trivia book from Jeopardy! champ and New York Times bestselling author Ken Jennings.With this Junior Genius Guide to maps and geography, you’ll become an expert and wow your friends and teachers with clever facts: Did you know that the biggest desert in the world is actually covered in snow? Or that ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Pirates

    A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #4: Pirates Past Noon

    Illustrated by Will Osborne, Sal Murdocca ...
    series Magic Tree House (R) Fact Tracker #4
    The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! Getting the facts behind the fiction has never looked better. Track the facts with Jack and Annie!!When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #4: Pirates Past Noon, they had lots of questions. Did pirates really make people walk the plank? What ... Read more

    $6.70 AUD

  • Who Was Marco Polo?

    by Joan Holub, Who HQ ...
    Illustrated by John O'Brien ...
    series Who Was?
    Marco Polo was seventeen when he set out for China . . . and forty-one when he came back! More than seven hundred years ago, Marco Polo traveled from the medieval city of Venice to the fabled kingdom of the great Kublai Khan, seeing new sights and riches that no Westerner had ever before witnessed. But did Marco Polo experience the things he wrote about . . . or was it all made-up? Young readers ... Read more

    $7.69 AUD

  • Explorers

    Amazing Tales of the World's Greatest Adventurers

    Illustrated by Jessamy Hawke ...
    by Nellie Huang ...
    Meet famous explorers and adventurers in this exciting non-fiction storybook for children. Venture into steaming jungles in search of lost temples, fight off frostbite in the Arctic, and blast off into space!Great explorers have one thing in common - a desire to leap into the unknown, no matter how dangerous that might be. From Ferdinand Magellan's first circumnavigation of the world 500 years ago ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • 101 Amazing Pirate Facts

    Children's History press is proud to present "101 Amazing Pirate Facts".  Here you will find tons of pirate trivia.  You will learn all about the life and times of pirates, buccaneers, privateers and corsairs in the age of sail. You will learn all about pirate slang, pirate weapons, and even why pirates often wore earrings! Plenty of pirate pictures and even a quiz to test your knowledge of all ... Read more

    $4.26 AUD

  • 5th Grade Us History: Famous US Inventors

    Fifth Grade Books Inventors for Kids

    series Children's Inventors Books
    Show your gratitude to the people who made life today much more comfortable. This book accumulates information on some of the world's most famous US inventors. Complete with images and an easy-to-read format, this book is the perfect complement to the official textbooks used in 5th grade US History that also discuss the subject. Secure a copy now! ... Read more

    $6.48 AUD

  • Mysteries of the Egyptian Pyramids

    series Ancient Mysteries (Alternator Books ® )
    Massive pyramids tower over the Giza Plateau near Cairo, Egypt. Built in the Bronze Age, these immense stone structures were engineered with remarkable precision. How did the ancient Egyptians construct them without the use of modern tools? Why were they built? Throughout the centuries, historians and archaeologists have studied the pyramids and other Egyptian artifacts in search of possible ... Read more

    $6.48 AUD

  • Professor Fossil Explores The Wonders of the World

    by Alex Reed ...
    Join Professor Fossil on an adventure to discover the wonders of the world. Take a trip in his Teleporter Time Machine and travel to each wonder. From the Pyramids of Giza, to the Coliseum of Rome - even high up in the mountains of Peru to the amazing Machu Picchu! ... Read more

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  • Dig 3ft NW

    The Legendary Journey of Burke & Wills

    An utterly compelling account of Burke and Wills' journey into the great unknown.It was the greatest expedition of its time. In 1860 Robert O'Hara Burke, accompanied by William Wills and a party of explorers, set out to cross Australia from south to north. A few months later a tree bore a strange carving: Dig Under 3ft NW.Burke, Wills and five other men were dead. How did a man notorious for ... Read more

    $19.57 AUD

  • Timekeeping

    Explore the History and Science of Telling Time with 15 Projects

    Illustrated by Sam Carbaugh ...
    series Build It Yourself
    Timekeeping: Explore the History and Science of Telling Time travels through the past and into the future to explore how humans have measured the passage of time. From ancient civilization's earliest calendars and shadow clocks to GPS and the atomic clocks of today, kids will track the evolution of timekeeping devices, meet the inventors of calendars and clocks, and learn interesting facts and ... Read more

    $14.84 AUD

  • Explorers

    Journeys to the Ends of the Earth

    by Jon Balchin ...
    Fascinated by what lies beyond the boundaries of human experience, men and women have throughout history been irresisibly drawn to venture into the unknown. Explorers charts the astonishing feats of history's most intrepid pathfinders. From the early voyages of the Ancient Greek mariner Colaeus, who first discovered that beyond the Mediterranean lay a far greater ocean, to the compelling tale of ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • The Heart of the Antarctic

    Illustrated

    The Heart of the Antarctic, Illustrated by Ernest Shackleton.The scientific results of the expedition cannot be stated in detail in this book. The expert members in each branch have contributed to the appendices articles which summarise what has been done in the domains of geology, biology, magnetism, meteorology, physics, &c. I will simply indicate here some of the more important features of the ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD

  • Moonshot

    The Flight of Apollo 11

    by Brian Floca ...
    Illustrated by Brian Floca ...
    **“**An extraordinary delight for a reader of any age.” —The New York Times Book ReviewBrian Floca explores Apollo 11’s famed moon landing with this newly expanded edition of Moonshot!Simply told, grandly shown, and now with eight additional pages of brand-new art and more in-depth information about the historic moon landing, here is the flight of Apollo 11. Here for a new generation of readers ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Road to There

    Mapmakers and Their Stories

    by Val Ross ...
    **Winner of the 2004 Norma Fleck Award for Canadian children’s non-fictionHonor Book for the Society of School Librarians International’s Best Book Award – Social Studies, Grades 7-12****Shortlisted for the Children's Literature Roundtable Information Book of the Year2003 winner of the Mr. Christie’s Book Award Seal****Shortlisted for the 2004 Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children’s Non ... Read more

    $18.25 AUD

  • Haunted Histories

    Creepy Castles, Dark Dungeons, and Powerful Palaces

    Guided by tween "ghostorian" Virgil, readers will discover fascinating facts about calamitous events throughout history as they explore castles, palaces and dungeons and those infamous figures associated with each. For instance, did you know that many castles were made out of wood painted to look like stone? Or that wealthy prisoners in the Tower of London could keep servants? The book is chock ... Read more

    $11.65 AUD