World Book Blog

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World Book blogs are carefully crafted by our team of editors to present the latest news, science discoveries, current events and other topics of interests for young readers to inspire curiosity and a love of learning.

Birthday Candles for Navigator Matthew Flinders

by | Thursday, March 16, 2017 |

March 16 marks the birthday of British navigator Matthew Flinders, who explored and charted much of...

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Women’s History Month: Australian Vida Goldstein

by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017 |

World Book continues its celebration of Women’s History Month with a look at Australian feminist...

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Rare Ruby Seadragon

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017 |

Australia’s rare ruby seadragon has recently been seen alive for the first time. Because of rough...

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South Australia’s Ancient Warratyi

by | Wednesday, November 16, 2016 |

A brief call of nature recently led an Aboriginal man to discover a site preserving some of the...

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