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Books > Children's & Educational > Leisure interests, hobbies & sport > Natural history & pets > Animals

Born To Be Free (Paperback): Gareth Patterson Born To Be Free (Paperback)
Gareth Patterson
R145 R115 Discovery Miles 1 150 Save R30 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 10 working days

Would the cubs have to spend their entire lives behind bars in a zoo, or would they have a free life in the wild, as George had intended for them?

Lion expert Gareth Patterson rescues George’s cubs and, by living as a human member of the little pride, Gareth prepares to introduce the young lions back into the wild.

This heart-warming book tells the true story of lioness Rafiki, her sister, Furaha, and her brother, Batian.

Purrmaids 3: Seasick Sea Horse (Paperback): Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen Purrmaids 3: Seasick Sea Horse (Paperback)
Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen; Illustrated by Vivien Wu
R120 R92 Discovery Miles 920 Save R28 (23%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Part kitten, part mermaid and TOTALLY purrfect! Meet the purrmaids, the CUTEST kitten-mermaids you've EVERseen! The purrmaids have a new class pet and it's a sea horse! Shelly is the first purrmaid to take the sea horse home, but - disaster! - she LOSES him. What on earth will Shelly and her friends do?

Bedtime for Baby Shark: Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo (Paperback): John John Bajet Bedtime for Baby Shark: Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo (Paperback)
John John Bajet; Illustrated by John John Bajet 1
R162 R115 Discovery Miles 1 150 Save R47 (29%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Sing and dance along with Baby Shark as he gets ready for bed in this playful song and story - the follow-up to the bestselling picture book! How does Baby Shark get ready for bed? Brush your teeth! Doo doo doo doo doo doo! Take a bath! Doo doo doo doo doo doo! Read a book! Doo doo doo doo doo doo! Off to sleep! Sing, dance and read along to this brand-new bedtime song, featuring Baby Shark, Mama Shark, Daddy Shark and more underwater friends. Kids and caregivers alike will delight in this silly illustrated story of a shark family's bedtime routine, full of funny, eye-popping illustrations and a catchy tune you won't be able to stop singing. Also features helpful picture guides so readers can dance along, act out the hand and foot movements and develop their fine motor skills. By the end of the story, little ones will be laughing, singing and dancing their way off to sleep with this charming and catchy read-aloud! Are you ready to help Baby Shark get ready for bedtime?

Really Remarkable Reptiles (Hardcover): Jake Williams Really Remarkable Reptiles (Hardcover)
Jake Williams 1
R326 R242 Discovery Miles 2 420 Save R84 (26%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

From award-winning illustrator and designer Jake Williams comes a quirky, arty book filled with fascinating information on reptiles - the most remarkable creatures ever. Reptiles are some of the most well-adapted, specialised and remarkable creatures on Earth. They have adapted to live in the most extreme environments on Earth, and they have a number of interesting tricks for catching prey and avoiding becoming it. All sort of strange and wonderful facts are inside, such as why crocodiles swallow stones, why a group of turtle eggs will hatch at the same time, and which is friend or which is foe of the similarly-looking coral and milk snakes. You'll learn about reptiles in soaking rainforests, blistering deserts, and more - and you can find out how you can help preserve these amazing habitats from the greatest danger to reptiles ever - climate change. This beautiful book features a neon orange spine and cover text.

Bats - Level 3 (Paperback): Elizabeth Carney Bats - Level 3 (Paperback)
Elizabeth Carney
R181 Discovery Miles 1 810 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

National Geographic Primary Readers is a high-interest series of beginning reading books that have been developed in consultation with education experts. The books pair magnificent National Geographic photographs with lively text by skilled children's book authors across four reading levels. They live in spooky caves, in forests, even in the dark reaches of ordinary attics and bridges. They flock by the hundreds, and they sleep while hanging upside down! In this beautifully photographed level 3 reader, kids learn about one of the most interesting creatures around - and discover the bat's unique place in the wild and in the world. Level 3: Becoming independent Best suited to kids who are ready for complex sentences and more challenging vocabulary, but still draw on occasional support from adults. They are ideal for readers of Purple and Gold banded books.

Bears - Level 4 (Paperback): Elizabeth Carney Bears - Level 4 (Paperback)
Elizabeth Carney
R190 Discovery Miles 1 900 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

National Geographic Primary Readers is a high-interest series of beginning reading books that have been developed in consultation with education experts. The books pair magnificent National Geographic photographs with lively text by skilled children's book authors across four reading levels. Get ready for a walk on the wild side in this image-packed book all about bears! Kids will learn about different kinds of bears, where they live, and what they do. This level 4 reader is written in an easy-to-grasp style to encourage the animal lovers of today and scientists of tomorrow! Level 4: Independent reader Perfect for kids who are reading on their own with ease and are ready for more challenging vocabulary with varied sentence structures. They are ideal for readers of White and Lime books.

Polar Bears - Level 2 (Paperback): Laura Marsh Polar Bears - Level 2 (Paperback)
Laura Marsh
R165 Discovery Miles 1 650 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

National Geographic Primary Readers is a high-interest series of beginning reading books that have been developed in consultation with education experts. The books pair magnificent National Geographic photographs with lively text by skilled children's book authors across four reading levels. With their beautiful white fur and powerful presence, polar bears rule the Arctic. These majestic giants swim from iceberg to iceberg in chilling waters, care for their adorable cubs, and are threatened by global warming. Complete with fascinating facts and beautiful photos, in this level 2 reader kids will learn all they ever wanted to know about polar bears. Level 2: Becoming fluent These books are a good match for kids who are developing reading stamina and enjoy a longer book. They are ideal for readers of Green, Orange and Turquoise books.

Elephants - Level 4 (Paperback): Laura Marsh Elephants - Level 4 (Paperback)
Laura Marsh
R194 Discovery Miles 1 940 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

National Geographic Primary Readers is a high-interest series of beginning reading books that have been developed in consultation with education experts. The books pair magnificent National Geographic photographs with lively text by skilled children's book authors across four reading levels. Learn all about elephants in this fact-filled photographic book, from migration to baby animals and protecting the species. Level 4: Independent reader Perfect for kids who are reading on their own with ease and are ready for more challenging vocabulary with varied sentence structures. They are ideal for readers of White and Lime books.

Deadly Predators - Level 3 (Paperback): Melissa Stewart Deadly Predators - Level 3 (Paperback)
Melissa Stewart
R177 Discovery Miles 1 770 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

National Geographic Primary Readers is a high-interest series of beginning reading books that have been developed in consultation with education experts. The books pair magnificent National Geographic photographs with lively text by skilled children's book authors across four reading levels. Come face-to-face with sharks, wolves, tigers, and many more predators in this gripping book in the National Geographic Kids Reader series. Amazing animal photos will wow kids as they discover how predators hunt, raise their young, and contribute to the food chain. This level 3 reader is written in easy-to-grasp text and will help kids understand who rules in the wild! Level 3: Becoming independent Best suited to kids who are ready for complex sentences and more challenging vocabulary, but still draw on occasional support from adults. They are ideal for readers of Purple and Gold books.

The Woodland Trust: Into The Forest (Hardcover): Christiane Dorion The Woodland Trust: Into The Forest (Hardcover)
Christiane Dorion; Illustrated by Jane Mcguinness 1
R325 R241 Discovery Miles 2 410 Save R84 (26%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

The world is rich with marvellous forests and amazing communities of plants, animals, fungi and minute creatures that populate them. Learn all about the woods, experience each sound and smell and explore all the hidey-holes and cosy dens of its dwellers with this big and beautiful book all about forests, published in partnership with The Woodland Trust, the largest woodland conservation charity in the UK. Marvel at the peaceful twilight of the deciduous forest, where birds gather twigs, bats shelter in tree trunks and the carpet of fallen leaves becomes small creatures' homes. Spot a bald eagle soaring high up in the winter sky through the towering green giants of the redwood forest. Discover all the noises in the Amazonian rainforest, where most creatures live in the tree canopy together, creating a symphony of sounds. Each forest has something special to offer and is invaluable. Into the Forest is a celebration of trees and wildlife all around the world. Children will find out how trees change colour through seasons, how to plant their own trees and the importance of protecting our forests through sustainability. At the end of the book there's a glossary, full of fun trees with surprising names!

Amazing Animal Journeys - Level 4 (Paperback): Laura Marsh Amazing Animal Journeys - Level 4 (Paperback)
Laura Marsh
R189 Discovery Miles 1 890 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

National Geographic Primary Readers is a high-interest series of beginning reading books that have been developed in consultation with education experts. The books pair magnificent National Geographic photographs with lively text by skilled children's book authors across four reading levels. Every year like clockwork, animals both big and small are driven by a natural instinct to move in order to survive. On both land and sea, they fight the odds and the forces of nature to breed, feed, or lead and carry on for future generations. This level 4 reader is an introduction to the treacherous trek of the zebra, walrus, and Christmas Island red crab to overcome obstacles that include hungry cheetahs, stinging yellow crazy ants, and even their fellow species to make the often impossible journey of their lives. Level 4: Independent reader Perfect for kids who are reading on their own with ease and are ready for more challenging vocabulary with varied sentence structures. They are ideal for readers of White and Lime books.

Giraffes - Level 2 (Paperback): Laura Marsh Giraffes - Level 2 (Paperback)
Laura Marsh
R161 Discovery Miles 1 610 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

National Geographic Primary Readers is a high-interest series of beginning reading books that have been developed in consultation with education experts. The books pair magnificent National Geographic photographs with lively text by skilled children's book authors across four reading levels. Explore the African savanna with giraffes in this exciting reader. Packed with beautiful and engaging photos, kids will learn all about these amazing animals. This level 2 reader is carefully levelled for an early independent reading or read-aloud experience, perfect to encourage the scientists and explorers of tomorrow! Level 2: Becoming fluent These books are a good match for kids who are developing reading stamina and enjoy a longer book. They are ideal for readers of Green, Orange and Turquoise books.

Whales - Level 4 (Paperback): Laura Marsh Whales - Level 4 (Paperback)
Laura Marsh
R190 Discovery Miles 1 900 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

National Geographic Primary Readers is a high-interest series of beginning reading books that have been developed in consultation with education experts. The books pair magnificent National Geographic photographs with lively text by skilled children's book authors across four reading levels. Over the course of their 70-year life-span, sperm whales will easily travel the circumference of the Earth in search of food and the need to breed and find a mate. Males will travel as far north as the Bering Sea and as far south as Antarctica in order to find enough food to sustain their ways of live - up to 700 squid a day! Along the way, these massive beasts battle 30-feet-long giant squids, and each other, to sustain their ways of life. Find out all about the life journey of sperm whales in this photographic book. Level 4: Independent reader Perfect for kids who are reading on their own with ease and are ready for more challenging vocabulary with varied sentence structures. They are ideal for readers of White and Lime books.

Frogs - Level 2 (Paperback): Elizabeth Carney Frogs - Level 2 (Paperback)
Elizabeth Carney
R161 Discovery Miles 1 610 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

National Geographic Primary Readers is a high-interest series of beginning reading books that have been developed in consultation with education experts. The books pair magnificent National Geographic photographs with lively text by skilled children's book authors across four reading levels. Learn all about frogs in this exciting children's book. It's full of beautiful and interesting images that teach kids all about these amazing animals. This level 2 book is appropriate for the first steps of independent reading or for a reading-aloud experience, perfect for motivating future scientists and explorers! Level 2: Becoming fluent These books are a good match for kids who are developing reading stamina and enjoy a longer book. They are ideal for readers of Green, Orange and Turquoise books.

Hidden Planet - An Illustrator's Love Letter to Planet Earth (Hardcover): Ben Rothery Hidden Planet - An Illustrator's Love Letter to Planet Earth (Hardcover)
Ben Rothery 1
R300 R236 Discovery Miles 2 360 Save R64 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Perfect for animal-lovers everywhere! A beautiful, large-format crossover book for all ages, this is the book natural-history illustrator Ben has wanted to read since he was a child. Facts and descriptions provide insight into a curated collection of birds and animals - some endangered and some less so - told from the perspective of a detail-obsessed illustrator. Fun to read together or independently, let the secrets of the animals on our planet come to life in vibrant detail. 'This is my love letter to Planet Earth; a celebration of her hidden species, from the bold and the beautiful to the interesting but ugly. And while not a complete list, I hope that these few give a glimpse of the outstanding diversity of nature' - Ben Rothery Sensational Butterflies is also available.

Sharks - Level 3 (Paperback): Anne Schreiber Sharks - Level 3 (Paperback)
Anne Schreiber
R180 Discovery Miles 1 800 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

National Geographic Primary Readers is a high-interest series of beginning reading books that have been developed in consultation with education experts. The books pair magnificent National Geographic photographs with lively text by skilled children's book authors across four reading levels. He's quick. He's silent. He has five rows of deadly teeth. Chomp! Meet the shark - the fish who ruled the deep before dinosaurs roamed the Earth! This fish can smell a single drop of blood in 25 million drops of ocean. He can feel electricity given off by his prey. He will lose and replace more than 10,000 teeth in his lifetime. Cool photos bring kids into the shark's world. Fun facts go deep into the shark's scary science in this level 3 book. Level 3: Becoming independent Best suited to kids who are ready for complex sentences and more challenging vocabulary, but still draw on occasional support from adults. They are ideal for readers of Purple and Gold books.

Little Lift and Look Garden (Paperback): Anna Milbourne Little Lift and Look Garden (Paperback)
Anna Milbourne; Illustrated by Sarah Allen 1
R130 R103 Discovery Miles 1 030 Save R27 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Follow an inquisitive little mouse as it scampers through a garden, and lift leaves and petals to meet lots of other garden creatures along the way. This charming book for little children has lots to discover and talk about on every page, from butterflies and dragonflies to frogs, birds and snails.

Lizards - Level 3 (Paperback): Laura Marsh Lizards - Level 3 (Paperback)
Laura Marsh
R179 Discovery Miles 1 790 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

National Geographic Primary Readers is a high-interest series of beginning reading books that have been developed in consultation with education experts. The books pair magnificent National Geographic photographs with lively text by skilled children's book authors across four reading levels. From geckos to iguanas, komodo dragons to chameleons, lizards are about the most awesome animal around! They inhabit every continent except Antarctica. Some are lethal. Some change colour. Some have suction cups on their feet. There is enough fascinating information about these animals to fill an entire library of readers! But we've taken the absolute coolest information about the coolest animal and compacted it in this fascinating level 3 reader, perfect for anyone who loves slippery, slimy, creepy, and crawly. Level 3: Becoming independent Best suited to kids who are ready for complex sentences and more challenging vocabulary, but still draw on occasional support from adults. They are ideal for readers of Purple and Gold books.

Spiders - Level 2 (Paperback): Laura Marsh Spiders - Level 2 (Paperback)
Laura Marsh
R164 Discovery Miles 1 640 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

National Geographic Primary Readers is a high-interest series of beginning reading books that have been developed in consultation with education experts. The books pair magnificent National Geographic photographs with lively text by skilled children's book authors across four reading levels. You don't have to look far to see a spider's web - in the corner of the window, on a fence, or in a bush - spiders make their homes everywhere. And there are so many kinds of spiders! Some red, some blue, yellow, and more...all fascinating. Amazing photography and easy-to-understand text make the level 2 book Spiders a hit in this National Geographic Kids series. Level 2: Becoming fluent These books are a good match for kids who are developing reading stamina and enjoy a longer book. They are ideal for readers of Green, Orange and Turquoise books.

Explorers on Black Ice Bridge (Paperback, Main): Alex Bell Explorers on Black Ice Bridge (Paperback, Main)
Alex Bell; Illustrated by Tomislav Tomic 1
R171 R133 Discovery Miles 1 330 Save R38 (22%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Ice princess Stella Starflake and her father Felix are in trouble: President Fogg has expelled them from the Polar Bear Explorers' Club, and banned them from going on any further expeditions. Stella's not going to be put off by rules and regulations though. She knows her friend Shay is in danger of turning into a witch wolf himself, since receiving a deadly bite on their last adventure. It's vital that Stella and her friends set out to find the spellbook that could save his life, even if it means travelling over the cursed Black Ice Bridge. It's a formidable and dangerous task, and their journey takes them on a breathtaking, page-turning adventure!

World's Strangest Ocean Beasts (Paperback): Lonely Planet Kids World's Strangest Ocean Beasts (Paperback)
Lonely Planet Kids 1
R213 R170 Discovery Miles 1 700 Save R43 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Enter the weird and wonderful world of ocean beasts. Our animal experts have found 40 of the planet's most bizarre species and ranked them in order of their oddness! With jaw-dropping facts and amazing photos, we reveal each sea creature's seriously strange characteristics and the unusual ways they hunt, eat or defend themselves. More than 70% of our planet is covered in water and our oceans contain millions of living things. Inside World's Strangest Ocean Beasts, kids will discover the biggest creature the world's ever known, worms that look like Christmas trees, ferocious predators and masters of disguise. And with our `strange-o-meter', they can compare each animal based on its appearance, weird abilities, rarity and strangeness! Ocean Beasts include: Trumpetfish Sea cucumber Ocean sunfish Red lionfish Sea pig Striped pyjama squid Longhorn cowfish Blue whale Flamingo tongue snail Narwhal Portuguese man-of-war Pistol shrimp Immortal jellyfish Red-lipped batfish Other titles in the series include: - World's Strangest Predators - World's Strangest Places - World's Strangest Creepy-Crawlies About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humour and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place - inspiring children at home and in school.

National Trust: 2020 Nature Month-By-Month: A Children's Almanac (Hardcover): Anna Wilson National Trust: 2020 Nature Month-By-Month: A Children's Almanac (Hardcover)
Anna Wilson; Illustrated by Elly Jahnz 1
R241 R175 Discovery Miles 1 750 Save R66 (27%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Take an inspirational month-by-month journey through the seasons with The Nature Yearbook 2020: A Children's Almanac. Beautifully illustrated by Elly Jahnz and written by nature lover and wild swimmer Anna Wilson, this fantastic, fully illustrated guide to the year includes nature spotter guides, indoor and outdoor craft and activity ideas, seasonal recipes and celebrations of religious festivals and special days, such as the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing. A wonderful gift to treasure and explore over the coming year, this gorgeous nature yearbook will encourage young readers to connect with nature and the world around them.

National Geographic Kids Readers: Butterflies (Paperback): National Geographic Kids National Geographic Kids Readers: Butterflies (Paperback)
National Geographic Kids
R95 R74 Discovery Miles 740 Save R21 (22%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The monarch butterfly, one of the most seemingly delicate of all of nature's animals, proves to be one of the toughest in this reader. With bold, colourful photographic illustrations and covering a wide range of popular non-fiction subjects, 'National Geographic Readers' stand out in the market for their widespread appeal with both boys and girls. Making the yearly trip from the Northern United States and Canada to the Oyamel forest of Mexico is no easy task, and it takes five generations of butterflies in order to do so. Battling cold temperatures and the threat of starvation, these beautiful insects complete an almost 3,000 mile journey over the course of two months, only to have to turn and around and head back home. National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information.

Encyclopedia of Animals (Hardcover): Jules Howard Encyclopedia of Animals (Hardcover)
Jules Howard; Illustrated by Jarom Vogel 1
R377 R291 Discovery Miles 2 910 Save R86 (23%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Plunge into the diversity of the animal kingdom in this Encyclopaedia of Animals. Packed with over 500 creatures, every one is looked at in detail by a natural history expert. From the tiniest sponge to the largest elephant, all entries are gloriously illustrated in this spectacular celebration of life on Earth.

Paperscapes: The Amazing World of Animals (Hardcover): Moira Butterfield Paperscapes: The Amazing World of Animals (Hardcover)
Moira Butterfield 1
R363 R235 Discovery Miles 2 350 Save R128 (35%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Meet the world's most amazing animals in this beautifully illustrated book with press-out diecut pages which turns into a wildlife work of art. The Amazing World of Animals takes a look at fascinating animals from around the world. The unique diecut format lets them leap off the page, forming a parade of the biggest, strangest, weirdest and most fascinating creatures from land and sea. From emperor penguins to the giant squid, mobs of meerkats to slow-moving sloths, there's a new animal to meet with every turn of the page. Each animal is presented with information about their appearance, characteristics, key facts and their conservation status.

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