"Roget's Thesaurus" ranks as one of the greatest English language reference works, used for generations by anyone looking for help in order to write a letter, prepare a speech, solve a crossword, or write any manner of prose or poem. Its sales exceed 32 million copies. This edition has been revised and updated to include all ... read more
This dictionary by P.M. Ryan, one of New Zealand's leading MÃ¢ori language scholars, is the most up to date available. It's an invaluable reference title for all New Zealanders, containing all the words most commonly used by fluent MÃ¢ori speakers including a vocabulary list with words for new inventio... read more
100 years after its first publication, the twelfth edition of this world-famous bestseller gives the most up-to-date picture of the English language today. The original 1911 edition, revolutionary at the time for its focus on current English and its use of illustrative examples, combined a succinct yet approachable style with... read more
|Series:||Ultimate Book Guides|
This completely revised and updated 2009 edition of The Ultimate Book Guide is the only reference needed - a fully up-to-date guide to the best children's books around - from classics to newly released titles.The funny, friendly and frank recommendations have been personally written for children by many of their favourite a... read more
Jumble(r) Crossword(t) combines the popularity of Jumble(r) with the familiarity of crossword. Players solve the puzzle using regular crossword clues - the answer is revealed, but jumbled. Once the crossword is complete, the player unscrambles the circled letters to discover the bonus word.
Essential reference for New Zealand enthusiasts Educational A3 poster showing the stars, clusters and galaxies of the southern skies in an easy-to-use format. Depicts the night sky in autumn, as seen from 37° South (New Zealand and southern Australia, South Africa and South America) and can be used as a basis for navigati... read more
|Author:||Stardome Observatory Planetarium|
When you look up at the stars in the night sky it can be easy to think of them as lights glowing on a large dark ceiling. Can you identify the brightest stars and planets? Do you know which constellations are visible right now, and what their stories are? New Zealand's Night Sky by the Stardome Observatory and Planetarium g... read more
A visual guide to how the world really works, through stunning infographics and data visualisations, thoroughly revised, recalculated and reimagined for this new edition. We are overwhelmed by information - from our phones, our televisions, our computers, our newspapers. This new edition of Information is Beautiful has been r... read more
Fully revised general reference atlas in the exciting Collins World Atlas range. Highly detailed maps giving balanced worldwide coverage, beautifully illustrated thematic pages and thousands of facts and statistics including world and continental ranking tables. TOP OF THE RANGE ATLAS The flagship title in the Collins World a... read more
The authority and accuracy of a top range Times World Atlas at an affordable price. Fully updated with extra information next to each map making this a perfect reference tool for exploring the world. The latest mapping provides an amazingly detailed view of the world with detailed geographical information beside each map givi... read more
What makes The Chambers Crossword Dictionary different?
The ultimate resource for all crossword lovers Chambers Crossword Dictionary is an essential resource for crosswords of all kinds. Comprehensive, reliable and easy-to-use, this major new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated by a team of crossword exper... read more
A code breaker's delight! Pocket Posh Cryptograms challenges word lovers and code breakers to 100 classic cipher puzzles. Each encrypted puzzle is a fun challenge that is not too easy, not too hard, and readily deciphered by hand. Pocket Posh Cryptograms features a chicly styled cover, making it a smart, sophisticated accesso... read more
Have the world at your fingertips with this quick reference world atlas. From the barren desserts of the Sahara to the frosty Rocky Mountains, and with 97 full-colour maps using the latest digital mapping, "Essential World Atlas 8th Edition" brings you the Earth in more detail than ever before. The maps encompass the politica... read more
The Pocket Oxford English Dictionary offers over 120,000 words, phrases, and definitions. It covers all the words you need for everyday use, carefully selected from the evidence of the Oxford English Corpus, a databank of 21st century English, containing over 2 billion words. Includes 6 months' free access to our premium dict... read more
"Swim" is a celebration of swimming and the effect it has on our lives. It's an inquiry into why we swim--the lure, the hold, the timeless magic of being in the water. It's a look at how swimming has changed over the millennia, how this ancient activity is becoming more social than solitary today. It's about our relationship ... read more
A fully revised and updated twelfth edition of this major world atlas in the authoritative and prestigious Times Atlas range. This beautifully designed atlas has all the information you need, whether planning a trip, keeping in touch with world news, solving quizzes and crosswords or just exploring the world from your armchai... read more
A buffet groaning with mouth-watering nuggets from QI's first ten years.
Inside this little book Raymond Keene (OBE), Britain's senior Chess Grandmaster, reveals his top tips and tactics for all day, everyday Chess success. Chess is the most popular mind sport in the world played regularly by over 600 million people. This book will teach you through the actual gameplay and tactics employed by worl... read more
Ten Thousand Birds provides a thoroughly engaging and authoritative history of modern ornithology, tracing how the study of birds has been shaped by a succession of visionary and often-controversial personalities, and by the unique social and scientific contexts in which these extraordinary individuals worked. This beautifull... read more
We do it over and over again, day after day, and never seem to get enough of it. Albanians do it. Zulus do it. Movie stars and plumbers do it. All around the world, people say hi and bye in innumerable languages and countless ways: they wave and bow and curtsey and shake hands and rub noses and fist-bump and mwah-mwah and per... read more