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Asterix in Korsika (Afrikaans, Paperback): R. Goscinny Asterix in Korsika (Afrikaans, Paperback)
R. Goscinny; Illustrated by A. Uderzo; Translated by Sonya van Schalkwyk-Barrois
R143 Discovery Miles 1 430 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Vendettas, liggeraakte, trotse stamme en rebelle wat die Romeine in die maquis ontduik – dit is 50 v.C. in Korsika. Asterix en Obelix help hoofman Verinniwereldkitikitikitix om praetor Opsysenuvius se planne te fnuik en om teen Julius Caesar se leër op te staan. Want die Korsikane hou vol dat hulle net ’n Korsikaan as keiser sal aanvaar …

Asterix in Korsika is die 20ste boek in die gewilde Asterix-reeks.

Mary Poppins: The Complete Collection (Paperback): P.L. Travers Mary Poppins: The Complete Collection (Paperback)
P.L. Travers
R510 R406 Discovery Miles 4 060 Save R104 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

This slipcase, using original artwork, contains all six original Mary Poppins stories: Mary Poppins, Mary Poppins Comes Back, Mary Poppins Opens the Door, Mary Poppins in the Park, Mary Poppins in Cherry Tree Lane / Mary Poppins and the House Next Door (2-in-1 edition). All magical children's classics, it’s the perfect collectable gift.

When their new nanny, Mary Poppins, arrives on a gust of the East Wind, greets their mother, and slides up the banister, Jane and Michael’s lives are turned magically upside down.

You can now read all six of these wonderfully original tales about Jane and Michael’s adventures with the magical Mary Poppins. In each book Mary takes the children on the most extraordinary outings: to a fun fair inside a pavement picture; to visit Uncle Andrew who floats up to the ceiling when he laughs; on a spectacular trip to see the Man-in-the-Moon! With her strict but fair, no-nonsense attitude, combined with amazing magical powers, things are never straightforward with Mary Poppins! But she has only promised to stay until the wind changes…

Beautifully presented in a slipcase with original artwork, this is the perfect gift to be enjoyed all year round.

Liewe Heksie en die Pampoene (Afrikaans, Paperback): Verna Vels Liewe Heksie en die Pampoene (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Verna Vels
R150 R129 Discovery Miles 1 290 Save R21 (14%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Liewe Heksie en Kleinkwaaitjie Kabouter wil Heksie se sterretjieskombuis se venster was, maar toe die leer per ongeluk omval, is hulle vasgekeer op die dak. Gelukkig is hulle dan net op die regte plek om te sien hoe die Gifappeltjies die Silwer Roos steel en Heksie kan 'n slim plan maak om hulle te keer. Een van die gewildste Liewe Heksie-stories nou in prenteboekformaat vir 2- tot 4-jariges.

Asterix: Caesar Se Geskenk (Afrikaans, Paperback): Rene Goscinny Asterix: Caesar Se Geskenk (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Rene Goscinny; Illustrated by Albert Uderzo; Translated by Sonya van Schalkwyk-Barrois
R143 Discovery Miles 1 430 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Toe legioensoldaat Romeomontagus by Caesar die titelakte kry van ’n Galliese dorpie in Armorica, verruil hy die dorpie aan die herbergier Ortopedix as betaling vir sy drankrekening. Ortopedix is baie opgewonde om te trek na die dorpie wat hy gekoop het.

Maar toe hy, sy vrou Aspirien en dogter Corenza daar aankom, rol hoofman Allamapstix van die lag oor die dorpie wat Caesar kwansuis verkoop het ...

Asterix En Die Groot Oorvaart (Afrikaans, Paperback): Rene Goscinny Asterix En Die Groot Oorvaart (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Rene Goscinny; Illustrated by Albert Uderzo; Translated by Sonya van Schalkwyk-Barrois
R143 Discovery Miles 1 430 Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Winnie-the-Pooh: The Big Adventure (Paperback): Winnie-the-Pooh: The Big Adventure (Paperback)
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R198 R149 Discovery Miles 1 490 Save R49 (25%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

‘When Christopher Robin woke up that morning he knew at once that it was a day for big boots and Adventure. He studied his map.

“Adventure can be tricky to find,” he said to himself. “I shall need some help from Pooh.”’

Little hands will love to lift the flaps and help Christopher Robin find his friends in this exciting new novelty book. Join Winnie the Pooh, Christopher Robin, Eeyore, Tigger, Piglet, Owl, Kanga and Roo, as they discover that the best adventures are found with friends.

The nation’s favourite teddy bear has been delighting generations of children for 90 years.

Milne’s classic children’s stories – featuring Piglet, Eeyore and, of course, Pooh himself – are both heart-warming and funny, teaching lessons of friendship and reflecting the power of a child’s imagination like no other story before or since.

Other titles include:

- A Tree for Christmas

- The Great Heffalump Hunt

- Goodnight Pooh

Pooh ranks alongside other beloved character such as Paddington Bear, and Peter Rabbit as an essential part of our literary heritage.

Usborne Illustrated Stories from Aesop (Hardcover, New Edition): Usborne Illustrated Stories from Aesop (Hardcover, New Edition)
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R345 R276 Discovery Miles 2 760 Save R69 (20%) In stock

This timeless collection of over thirty Aesop's fables is sumptuously illustrated by Giuliano Ferri and presented as a hardback gift edition to be read again and again.

Each of these timeless stories conveys a message about how to behave towards others.

Stories include The Fox and the Crow, The Hare and the Tortoise, The Boy who cried Wolf and The Goose that Laid the Golden Eggs.

Die Avonture van Kuifie: Verkenners op die Maan (Afrikaans, Paperback): Herge Die Avonture van Kuifie: Verkenners op die Maan (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Herge; Translated by Sonya van Schalkwyk-Barrois
R124 Discovery Miles 1 240 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

In hierdie opvolg tot Bestemming maan vlieg Kuifie, Spokie en kaptein Sardijn onder leiding van professor Sonneblom die ruimte in met ’n vuurpyl. Hulle avontuur raak nóg gevaarliker wanneer hulle op die maan land. Ten spyte van ’n hele paar noue ontkomings maak hulle wel groot wetenskaplike ontdekkings. Hulle wonder egter of hulle ooit weer die aarde veilig sal bereik.

Die Avonture van Kuifie: Bestemming Maan (Afrikaans, Paperback): Herge Die Avonture van Kuifie: Bestemming Maan (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Herge; Translated by Sonya van Schalkwyk-Barrois
R124 Discovery Miles 1 240 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Die avonture van Kuifie (Frans: Les Aventures de Tintin et Milou) is een van die gewildste strokiesverhale wat in die twintigste eeu verskyn en is vandag steeds populêr. Die boeke word in ongeveer 60 tale vertaal. Die hoofkarakter van die verhale is die jong Belgiese verslaggewer Kuifie. Saam met sy hond, Spokie, beleef hy verskeie avonture.

Die eerste verhaal van Kuifie verskyn op 10 Januarie 1929 as ’n bylae tot die Franstalige Brusselse koerant Le Vingtième Siècle. Hergé skryf en teken in die tydperk tussen 1929 en 1976 23 strokiesverhale (die 24ste verhaal bly onvoltooi).

In Die avonture van Kuifie – Bestemming maan word Kuifie, Spokie en kaptein Sardijn onverwags deur professor Sonneblom na die Sbrodjse Atoomnavorsingsentrum in Sildawië ontbied. Groot is hul verbasing toe hulle uitvind dat professor Sonneblom besig is om ’n reis na die maan te organiseer en van plan is om hulle saam te neem. Ná maande se voorbereiding vertrek hulle op die gevaarlikste reis wat nog ooit deur mense aangepak is …

A Bear Called Paddington (Hardcover, Gift Edition): Michael Bond A Bear Called Paddington (Hardcover, Gift Edition)
Michael Bond 1
R601 R438 Discovery Miles 4 380 Save R163 (27%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

To celebrate 60 years of Paddington Bear, comes this beautiful new edition of his first ever adventure. Unabridged and featuring beautiful colour drawings from Peggy Fortnum, this stunning slipcased children’s gift book will delight Paddington fans new and old. The perfect present to treasure forever.

“A bear? On Paddington station?” Mrs Brown looked at her husband in amazement. “Don’t be silly, Henry. There can’t be!”

Paddington Bear had travelled all the way from Darkest Peru when the Brown family first met him on Paddington station. Since then their lives have never been quite the same… for ordinary things become quite extraordinary when a bear called Paddington is involved.

Since A Bear Called Paddington was first published in 1958, the character of Paddington has won the hearts and minds of over 35 million readers the world over, and he is now the star of two major movie box office hits. Paddington Bear ranks alongside other beloved character such as Winnie-the-Pooh, and Mary Poppins as an essential part of our literary heritage.

Black Beauty (Hardcover): Anna Sewell Black Beauty (Hardcover)
Anna Sewell; Illustrated by Fiona Hsieh
R549 R410 Discovery Miles 4 100 Save R139 (25%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Follow the moving story of Black Beauty, a sleek, well-bred horse, who leaves a pleasant meadow in the countryside for the dark streets of Victorian London. Complete and unabridged, this hardback gift edition of Anna Sewell's classic novel features beautiful illustrations by Fiona Hsieh throughout.

The Lorax (Hardcover, Special How to Save the Planet Edition): Dr. Seuss The Lorax (Hardcover, Special How to Save the Planet Edition)
Dr. Seuss
R453 R337 Discovery Miles 3 370 Save R116 (26%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The timeless ecological fable from the iconic Dr. Seuss. Help the Lorax save the planet with this very special slipcase edition of the classic picture book.

“’Mister!’ He said with a sawdusty sneeze, ‘I am the Lorax. I speak for the trees.’”

The Lorax is the original eco-warrior and his message still rings loud today in this fable about the dangers of destroying our forests, told in the trademark rhyme of the irrepressible Dr. Seuss. This special eco-friendly slipcased edition is printed on 100% recycled paper, and contains some easy tips to follow to help the Lorax save the planet.

With his unique combination of hilarious stories, zany pictures and riotous rhymes, Dr. Seuss has been delighting young children and helping them learn to read for over fifty years. Creator of the wonderfully anarchic Cat in the Hat, and ranked among the UK’s top ten favourite children’s authors, Dr. Seuss is a global best-seller, with over half a billion books sold worldwide.

Paddington the Artist (Paperback): Michael Bond Paddington the Artist (Paperback)
Michael Bond
R198 R148 Discovery Miles 1 480 Save R50 (25%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

A hilarious story of everyone’s favourite bear, Paddington – now a major movie star!

When Paddington goes to an outdoor painting exhibition he is inspired to work on his own masterpieces. And it’s not long before he sells some of his paintings to a mysterious art collector!

Stories of Paddington Bear have delighted children all over the world for more than sixty years.

Bah! Humbug! (Hardcover): Michael Rosen Bah! Humbug! (Hardcover)
Michael Rosen; Illustrated by Tony Ross 1
R381 R230 Discovery Miles 2 300 Save R151 (40%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This Christmas, join Michael Rosen and Tony Ross with their unforgettable retelling of Charles Dickens' beloved classic. In a school theatrical production of A Christmas Carol, the boy who plays Scrooge is extra nervous because his very busy father is in the audience. However, it's likelyhis father won't stay for the duration, due to business. As always. Will the classic story's message of Christmas cheer and family love reach his father's distracted heart?

Dean Winnie-the-Pooh Classic Treasury - Wtp Classic Treasury (Hardcover): Uk Egmont Publishing Uk Dean Winnie-the-Pooh Classic Treasury - Wtp Classic Treasury (Hardcover)
Uk Egmont Publishing Uk; Illustrated by Shepard E. H. Shepard
R470 R356 Discovery Miles 3 560 Save R114 (24%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Hardcover, New edition): Robert Sabuda Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Hardcover, New edition)
Robert Sabuda 2
R745 R486 Discovery Miles 4 860 Save R259 (35%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Fall down the rabbit hole again and again with Adam Sabuda's best creation yet! Building on his reputation as one of the most innovative paper-engineers working in children's books, Robert Sabuda dazzles us with his reworking of Alice in Wonderland. The book consists of 7 spreads with breathtaking super-size pop-ups and additional pop-ups contained within mini story books. Special effects include printed foil, acetate pull-tab scenes and on the first spread a peep show of Alice falling into Wonderland. Praise for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: A Pop-up Adaptation : 'breathtaking, three-dimensional images that are incredibly imaginative, intricately detailed, and perfectly executed... a fresh look at the story and offering details that add greatly to the reading experience.' School Library Journal 'This will very likely come to be seen as the definitive pop-up version of Alice, but it will also further establish Sabuda as the foremost visionary of the genre.' Booklist, Starred Review

Peter Pan en Laurie (Afrikaans, Paperback): Marie Heese Peter Pan en Laurie (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Marie Heese; Edited by Marjorie van Heerden
R186 Discovery Miles 1 860 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Meer as ’n honderd jaar nadat die boek Peter and Wendy deur J.M. Barrie in Engeland gepubliseer is, verskyn Marié Heese se opvolgstorie Peter Pan en Laurie by Protea Boekhuis in Suid-Afrika. Dit word gelyktydig in Engels en Afrikaans vrygestel, met sjarmante illustrasies deur Marjorie van Heerden. Marié Heese het reeds verskeie kinderstories gepubliseer en vertaal. In hierdie storie hou sy redelik naby aan die atmosfeer en verteltrant van die oorspronklike werk. Natuurlik is Peter nog net soos hy was, avontuurlik en vry, maar die meisie wat hy dié keer na die Nimmerland met hom saamneem, is ietwat anders as die moederlike Wendy. Sy nuwe feetjie-maat heet Klokkelokkies. Daar is ander Verlore Seuns, en ander vyande om te trotseer, veral die groteske reus, Half-gevreet, leier van die Grillergaaie, wat net ’n halwe kop het en die ore van sy oorwonne vyande pekel, aan ’n tou om sy nek hang en kou. Hy soek Peter se ore vir sy versameling. En daar is dinosaurusse wat die eiland wil oorneem …

Waiting for Anya (Paperback, Film Tie-In): Michael Morpurgo Waiting for Anya (Paperback, Film Tie-In)
Michael Morpurgo 1
R175 R140 Discovery Miles 1 400 Save R35 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

A gripping historical adventure by much-loved and award-winning author of War Horse, Michael Morpurgo. Soon to be a major motion picture, starring Stranger Things' Noah Schnapp.

It is World War II and Jo stumbles on a dangerous secret: Jewish children are being smuggled away from the Nazis, close to his mountain village in Spain. Now, German soldiers have been stationed at the border. Jo must get word to his friends that the children are trapped. The slightest mistake could cost them their lives.

Michael Morpurgo: The Master Storyteller. Former Children's Laureate Michael Morpurgo needs no introduction. One of the most successful children's authors in the country, and loved by children, teachers and parents alike. Michael has written more than forty books and won the Whitbread Award, the Smarties Award, the Circle of Gold Award, the Children's Book Award and has been shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal four times. His novels have been adapted for film (War Horse, My Friend Walter, Why the Whales Came) and stage (most recently, Kensuke's Kingdom for the Polka Theatre and War Horse,Why the Whales Came for Alibi.)

Mary Poppins 2: Comes Back (Paperback): P.L. Travers Mary Poppins 2: Comes Back (Paperback)
P.L. Travers 1
R198 R148 Discovery Miles 1 480 Save R50 (25%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Mary Poppins returns to Cherry Tree Lane and adventures are sure to follow! The second book in the original Mary Poppins series.

On sailed the curious figure, its feet neatly clearing the tops of the trees. They could see the face now, and the well-known features - coal-black hair, bright blue eyes and nose turned upwards like the nose of a Dutch doll. The figure drifted down between the lime trees and alighted primly down upon the grass. "Mary Poppins, Mary Poppins!" they cried, and flung themselves upon her.

Alice in Wonderland (Paperback, New edition): Lewis Carroll Alice in Wonderland (Paperback, New edition)
Lewis Carroll
R59 R52 Discovery Miles 520 Save R7 (12%) In stock

Beloved classic about a little girl lost in a topsy-turvy land. Delightfully improbable characters and situations.

Mary Poppins (Standard format, CD): P.L. Travers Mary Poppins (Standard format, CD)
P.L. Travers; Read by Olivia Colman
R230 R168 Discovery Miles 1 680 Save R62 (27%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Discover the joy and wonder of Mary Poppins in the classic adventures! Read by Olivia Colman, this stunning performance lifts P. L Travers's words off the page, transporting us back to a time where classic storytelling is at the heart of any story. When the East Wind blows Mary Poppins into the home of the Banks children, their lives go topsy-turvy and are changed forever. More than eighty years since we first met Mary Poppins, this original, classic story is still charming listeners and transporting new fans into the mysterious world of everyone's favourite magical nanny.

The Wishing-Chair 2: The Wishing-Chair Again (Paperback, New Edition): Enid Blyton The Wishing-Chair 2: The Wishing-Chair Again (Paperback, New Edition)
Enid Blyton; Cover design or artwork by Mark Beech 1
R65 R52 Discovery Miles 520 Save R13 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

A classic fantasy story from the world’s best-loved children’s author, Enid Blyton, now with stunning new covers by Mark Beech. Be whisked away by these magical Wishing-Chair adventures.

Mollie and Peter are home for the summer holidays, and they are so excited to see their magic Wishing-Chair that they can handle bear to unpack!

They can't wait to visit new and magical lands but then someone steals the Wishing-Chair from them and flies away with it into the midnight sky - whatever will the children do now?

Short chapters and beautiful illustrations make The Wishing-Chair Again perfect bedtime reading for children aged six and upwards. A richly nostalgic offering for grandparents and parents to share with the next generation of Blyton fans.

Have you collected all the Wishing-Chair series? Look out for The Adventures of the Wishing-Chair and More-Wishing Chair Stories.

Enid Blyton is arguably the most famous children’s author of all time, thanks to series such as The Wishing-Chair, The Faraway Tree, The Mysteries, The Famous Five and The Secret Seven. Her fantasy books, including The Adventures of the Wishing-Chair, are among her most popular creations and they promise to enchant boys and girls for generations to come.

Enid Blyton takes her place alongside Roald Dahl, Beatrix Potter, and A. A. Milne as one of Britain’s true heritage children’s authors.

'Her books were terrific page-turners in the way no others were' – Michael Morpurgo, author of War Horse.

Haas Das Se Nuuskas: Episode 5 (Afrikaans, Paperback): Louise Smit Haas Das Se Nuuskas: Episode 5 (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Louise Smit
R155 R133 Discovery Miles 1 330 Save R22 (14%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Haas Das, die geliefde nuusleser van Diereland, en sy assistent, Piet Muis, is terug met Diereland se manewales in hierdie veelkleurige leesboeke. In hierdie uitsending vind die opwindende stoeigeveg tussen die Gemaskerde Wonder en Kongo Kangaroe plaas, maar die diere moet ook vlug vir 'n gevaarlike veldbrand in Diereland. Die gewilde Haas Das- stories word opnuut uitgebeeld deur Vian Oelofsen se pragtige illustrasies.

Die Eindelose Storie (Afrikaans, Paperback): Michael Ende Die Eindelose Storie (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Michael Ende; Translated by Gunther Pakendorf
R272 Discovery Miles 2 720 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Bastian Balthasar Bux ontdek in ’n boekwinkel ’n geheimsinnige boek: Die eindelose storie.

Opgewonde neem hy dit saam en word ingetrek in die wilde avonture van die helde Atréju en sy gevaarlike opdrag: om die ryk van Fantasieë en sy heerser die kinderlike keiserin te red. Wanneer Bastian besef dat hierdie fantasiewêreld in groot gevaar verkeer, ontdek hy dat hy die aangewese persoon is om dit te red.

Kan Bastian die grens tussen realiteit en sy verbeelding oorkom om Fantasieë te red? En hoe verlaat mens ’n ryk wat geen grense het nie?

Greyfriars Bobby (Hardcover): Ruth Brown Greyfriars Bobby (Hardcover)
Ruth Brown 1
R226 R185 Discovery Miles 1 850 Save R41 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Over a hundred years ago, a faithful little dog called Bobby kept a fourteen-year-vigil by his master's graveside in Greyfriars churchyard in Edinburgh. Bobby captured the hearts of the townsfolk and remains a legend today.

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