Did you know that the popsicle was invented by an eleven-year old who had left his soda water mixture on the porch on a cold winter night? Or that LSD was discovered while trying to produce a drug that would help ease the pain of childbirth. Call them accidents. Call them mistakes. Even serendipity...
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This third edition of Alpha Mathematics is written for Level 4 Mathematics and Statistics in the New Zealand Curriculum. The content matches the three curriculum strands: Number an..
This new edition of the Alpha Mathematics Workbook contains many more of the questions and activities for which David Barton is famous: well-graded, interesting and linked throughout to real-world applications. Developed in conjunction with Alpha Mathematics, the only current New Zealand-written sec..
Slimy salamanders? Bug eyed frogs? What does the word amphibian mean to you? What do they eat? Where do they live? Get answers to all these questions and find out just what makes an amphibian an amphibian!..
What animals can you see? What sounds do they make? This beautiful picture book will delight readers with vibrant photos of animals from around the world. Simple text and entertaining labels of animal sounds help boost reader vocabulary, and keep children laughing!..
Did you know there's a lot of action happening right beneath your feet? Amazing ant colonies are alive underground. The Queen lays eggs. Worker ants feed the Queen and the young. Soldier ants guard the colony from predator attacks. Discover how ants build their nests, communicate, and depend on one ..
Former NASA engineer David Baker gives a behind-the-scenes account of the space race including the political impetus behind the mission the Apollo 8's lunar orbit on Christmas Eve as well as some of the tale's tragedies. Bursting with fascinating stories striking photographs of the team and exclusi..