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Series:The Ladybird Expert Series

Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Climate Change is a clear, simple and enlightening introduction to one of the most important issues facing our world today. From HRH The Prince of Wales, environmentalist Tony Juniper and climate scientist Dr Emil... read more

Climate Change (A Ladybird Expert Book)
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Series:The Ladybird Expert Series

Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Evolution is a clear, simple and entertaining introduction to Charles Darwin's pioneering and revolutionary theory of how all life changes through natural selection. Written by broadcaster, prize-winning author and ge... read more

Evolution (A Ladybird Expert Book)
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This sampler of entertaining mathematical diversions reveals the elegance and extraordinary usefulness of mathematics for readers who think they have no aptitude for the subject. If you like any kin... read more

The Call of the Primes: Surprising Patterns, Peculiar Puzzles, and Other Marvels of Mathematics
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Take notice, world, New Zealand is undergoing a re-charge.The 'No. 8 wire' thinking we have been so proud of is being expanded and improved.No. 8 Re-charged tells a compelling and accessible story of modern New Zealand and its wor... read more

No.8 Re-charged: 202 World-changing Innovations from New Zealand
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"Liz Ziemska has fashioned a beautiful story about one famous survivor and the magic and mathematics he’s brought to the world." —Karen Joy FowlerMandelbrot the Magnificent is a stunning, magical pseudo-biography of Benoit Mandelbrot as he flees into deep... read more

Mandelbrot the Magnificent
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An entertaining yet authoritative exploration of colourful scientific theories once thought to have been true, but which have since been disproved. Discover why Queen Victoria guzzled a tincture of opium on her physician's advice;... read more

When the Earth Was Flat: All the Bits of Science We Got Wrong
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'A typically Mayesque celebration of classic engineering ...May is extraordinarily good at explaining what a carburettor is or outlining how a governor works...It's charming, transfixing and surprisingly intimate...It might be the best thing he's ever done.' - Guardian [rev... read more

The Reassembler
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The eye-popping, gob-smacking, rib-tickling phenomenon that is QI serves up a brand new selection of 1,423 facts to bowl you over.Bees can play football.Cholesterol is good for you.Camels gave humans the common cold.English has 3,000 words relating to drunkennes... read more

1,423 QI Facts to Bowl You Over
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Things That Matter
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Roosters that deceive their hens? Mother deer that grieve? Horses that feel shame? We humans tend to assume that we are the only living things able to experience feelings intensely and consciously.... read more

The Inner Life of Animals: Love, Grief and Compassion - Surprising Observations of a Hidden World
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In his previous books, Oliver Sacks had addressed questions of the brain and mind through the lens of case histories of individuals with neurological disorders. Recently, however, he had been reflecting on his experiences with such patients in the context of a lifeti... read more

The River of Consciousness
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Series:Earth S.

Beijing and Jakarta, Tehran and Tokyo, Istanbul and Los Angeles are among the more than 60 large cities at risk from an earthquake. And although Europe's cities are comparatively less vulnerable, over the last 300 years devastating shocks have hit Athens, Bucharest, Lisbon, Madri... read more

Earthquake
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