This treasure trove of boredom-busting ideas will keep you entertained – wherever, whenever. Whether it’s a rainy afternoon or a long summer’s day, whether you’re at home or on a journey, whether you’re on your own or with friends, you’ll never get bored with this book.
This newly updated book will introduce you to the whole field of geography, from rocks and their formation, the Solar System, weather and climates, and oceans, to human settlements, population trends, diverse ecosystems and environmental concerns.
Ages: 10 years and up
Spot the tiny shrimps hiding in the sand, see a shy crab underneath a rock and watch a jewel-like anemone open its tentacles in this beautiful book of nature’s hidden habitats. Just hold the page up to a light to discover it all.
A kids’ journal quite unlike any other, this beautifully illustrated book invites children to record a year of their life by filling in the 365 quirky drawing and writing activities—one for every day of the year. Activities are fun, quick—so no excuse to miss any days!—and imaginatively offbeat, so journalers might be invited to “Draw a scene that happened today, but give the people animal heads” or “Write down every feeling you remember feeling today” or simply just “Sum up today in a single word.”
At the end of the 365 days, children will end up with an amusing, creative, and offbeat record of a year in their life to treasure in years to come.
Engaging, interactive board book, specially designed for very young children, full of vivid colors, stylish illustrations and friendly animals. Simple slider mechanisms allow a picture to be transformed. Little children will love making the animals move around or reveal themselves by manipulating the simple sliders.
This delightful series provides a wealth of visual information for young children to talk about. The simple text provides starting points for discussion between adult and child and points out details to look for and changes and differences to spot which will help young children with their understanding of time, a concept which is difficult for them to grasp.
These cards tell you about 30 of the world’s most famous paintings. Unravel the stories behind the pictures, and find out all about the artists lives.
Ages: 6 and up
Action has a new hero – Sam Fox! With a talent for attracting danger, Sam Fox is an expert at getting himself into (and out of) the most extreme situations. This series has a strong appeal with a courageous young hero and exotic settings and has non-stop action and short chapters which will engage reluctant readers.
It’s the holidays and Sam Fox has gone to the high country to stay with his grandparents. While trying to stop cattle rustlers from stealing a stud bull, an injured Sam is isolated in the mountains during a horrific bushfire. To survive, he must rely on his courage; ingenuity, and the help of Chainsaw–a mad old rodeo bull!