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  • Special Effects Make-Up Artist by Jonathan Craig
    Special Effects Make-Up Artist (English, Paperback)

    Movies are full of amazingly odd creatures, from aliens to zombies, but what goes into creating them? Many of these bizarre creatures are brought to life with make-up and prosthetics. Find out what's involved in being a special effects make-up artist, the tools and skills you need, and the difficulties of bringing imaginary creatures to life.

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  • Australia by Anita Ganeri
    Australia (English, Paperback)

    Benjamin Blog and his dog, Barko Polo, explore Australia, including Tasmania, Sydney, and Melbourne.

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  • The World's Most Amazing Bridges by Michael Hurley
    The World's Most Amazing Bridges (English, Paperback)

    What is the longest bridge in South America? When did the Golden Gate Bridge open? Could a bridge ever connect Russia and Alaska? To find out the answers to these questions and more, open this book and go on an exploration of the world's most amazing bridges!

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  • The Empty Pot by Charlotte Guillain
    The Empty Pot (English, Paperback)

    This book tells the story of the Empty Pot, a traditional Chinese folk tale. In it, the hero of the story learns that it is better to be honest than to cheat, and that honesty will bring real rewards.

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  • Global Cultures: Indigenous Australian Culture (PB) by Mary Colson
    Global Cultures: Indigenous Australian Culture (PB) (English, Paperback)

    Indigenous Australian Culture covers a vast array of subjects on Indigenous Australian culture -- from fine arts to ceremonies, from legends to the culture's global influence.

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  • Medieval Medicine by Nicola Barber
    Medieval Medicine (English, Paperback)

    Were there advances in medicine in Medieval Europe and elsewhere in the world? How great was the impact of the break-up of the Roman Empire, and the growth of the Church, on medical practice and public health? This book examines beliefs and practices, public health and plague, to demonstrate that while learning was limited, there were important developments in the Islamic world and Europe itself.

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  • Ten Thousand, Eight Hundred and Twenty Endangered Species in the Animal Kingdom by Paul Rockett
    Ten Thousand, Eight Hundred and Twenty Endangered Species in the Animal Kingdom (English, Paperback)

    Provides information about the animal kingdom, discussing a wide variety of topics, including evolution and classification, endangered species, reproduction and life cycles, habitats, migration, and hibernation.

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  • 70 Thousand Million, Million, Million Stars in Space by Paul Rockett
    70 Thousand Million, Million, Million Stars in Space (English, Paperback)

    Provides information about outer space, discussing a wide variety of topics, including galaxies, stars, and the Milky Way solar system and its planets.

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  • Countries Around the World: Poland (PB) by Charlotte Guillain
    Countries Around the World: Poland (PB) (English, Paperback)

    Poland offers complete coverage of this fascinating country, including sections on history, geography, wildlife, infrastructure and government, and culture. It also includes a detailed fact file, maps and charts, and a traceable flag.

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  • Popular Culture: 1940-1959 by Nick Hunter
    Popular Culture: 1940-1959 (English, Paperback)

    What was ?skiffle?? How did technology impact the look and design of everyday things during these years? Disney and drive-in theaters, Elvis Presley, and Marilyn Monroe, this is the era where popular culture really comes into its own! It's also the era where a TV set might find its home in the living room of an average family. Find out how fashion, music, and movies changed and developed after...

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  • Finn Maccool and the Giant's Causeway by Charlotte Guillain
    Finn Maccool and the Giant's Causeway (English, Paperback)

    This book tells the story of Finn MacCool and the Giant's Causeway, a traditional Irish folk tale. In it, the giant Finn MacCool learns the importance of thinking before acting, and that very often brains can beat brute strength!

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  • Brazil by Anita Ganeri
    Brazil (English, Paperback)

    Join intrepid explorer Benjamin Blog and his inquisitive dog Barko Polo as they travel to one of the world's most fascinating countries: Brazil! The book includes chapters on Brazilian history, geography, cities, people, and food, as well as visiting some of the most famous places of this unique country, such as the Iguacu Falls and the Statue of Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro.

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  • Celebrating Weddings Around the World by Anita Ganeri
    Celebrating Weddings Around the World (English, Paperback)

    Looks at marriage customs and traditions that are celebrated around the world, including a Shinto wedding, a Sikh wedding, and a South Korean mass ceremony, and the unusual places in which people have gotten married.

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  • Shaka Zulu by Richard Spilsbury
    Shaka Zulu (English, Paperback)

    What was life like as leader of the Zulu Kingdom in Africa? Why not let Shaka Zulu tell you about it? You'll read about his triumphant victories and agonizing defeats, as well as learning what day-to-day life was like for the Zulu people. A postscript explains how and what happened after he died.

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  • Mountains by Melanie Waldron
    Mountains (English, Paperback)

    This book explores mountain habitats around the world, looking at the plants and animals that live there, and the adaptations that help them to survive. Food webs, maps, and photos help bring the topic to life. Threats to mountain habitats are also covered, as well as efforts to preserve them.

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  • The Loch Ness Monster by Lori Hile
    The Loch Ness Monster (English, Paperback)

    For hundreds of years, people have reported stories of something strange lurking in Loch Ness in Scotland. Are any of these stories true? If so, what could the monster possibly be? Can science solve the mystery of the Loch Ness monster? Using the scientific method and other information, this book aims to find out.

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  • Norse Myths and Legends by Anita Ganeri
    Norse Myths and Legends (English, Paperback)

    The world's myths are filled with characters, creatures, and stories that have fascinated people for thousands of years. This series mixes dramatic retellings and non-fiction information to give a full picture of a culture's myths. This book explores the gods, goddesses, heroes, villains, tricksters, and quests that make Norse myths and legends so compelling.

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  • The World's Most Amazing Dams by Ann Weil
    The World's Most Amazing Dams (English, Paperback)

    What is an embankment dam? Where is the Itaipu Dam located? What do the fish ladders in the Three Gorges Dam do? To find out the answers to these questions and more, open this book and go on an exploration of the world's most amazing dams!

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  • South Africa by Anita Ganeri
    South Africa (English, Paperback)

    Join intrepid explorer Benjamin Blog and his inquisitive dog Barko Polo as they travel to one of the world's most fascinating countries: South Africa! The book includes chapters on South African history, geography, cities, people, and food, as well as visiting some of the most famous places of this unique country, such as the Cape of Good Hope and Table Mountain.

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  • Worms by Sian Smith
    Worms (English, Paperback)

    Let's meet a creature it's good to have around. If you want to find one, try looking on the ground. This book uses simple rhymes and engaging images to teach readers about worms.

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