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My Encyclopedia of Very Important Things - For Little Learners Who Want to Know Everything (Hardcover): Dk My Encyclopedia of Very Important Things - For Little Learners Who Want to Know Everything (Hardcover)
Dk 1
R510 R402 Discovery Miles 4 020 Save R108 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

A charming children's first encyclopedia bursting with facts about the world, animals, people, planets, and, very importantly, you! Finally, the world is at your little learner's fingertips for all in storybook format with exciting graphic novel elements. Introduce children aged 4 - 7 to the foundations of what makes the world turn during story time with this range of encyclopedias. The world is so much bigger than young minds can fathom and there is always more to learn. My Encylopedia of Very Important Things is a mind-boggling collection of everything interesting to get you on your way to knowing it all. Full of fun facts for kids, colourful illustrations, and games that will feed your imagination. This kids encyclopedia is filled with age appropriate knowledge on a range of topics that is complementary to your school's curriculum. Explore our world and its place in the galaxy - from animals and people, to planets and very importantly about yourself! Go on a journey to discover a world of information. Learn about just how many animals are there and how they live and communicate. Find out about our history - cavemen, the first explorers, ancient Egyptians and even dinosaurs. There's so much crammed into one place and it's all put into colourful and engaging ways suitable for young inquisitive minds. Tell The Story Of The World One Page At A Time! My Encyclopedia of Very Important Things is the perfect blending of adorable, simple illustrations with rich photography and lively text. Made for you and young minds to read together or alone and formatted with a ribbon bookmark to pick up right wherever you left off. This truly is the ideal first reference book for young readers. This educational book takes you on a journey through: -Very Important Things About People -Very Important Things About Me -Very important Things About My Planet -Very Important Things About Places -Very Important Things About Animals My Encyclopedia of Very Important Things is part of the educational series My Very Encyclopedia series. Complete the collection and learn more about the world around you, the animals that walk, fly and swim and the dinosaurs who ruled the earth before them. Shortlisted The School Library Association Information Book Award 2017 Best Children's Book in the Junior Design Awards 2017

What's Where on Earth Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Life - The Amazing History of Earth's Most Incredible Animals... What's Where on Earth Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Life - The Amazing History of Earth's Most Incredible Animals (Hardcover)
Darren Naish; Darren Naish, Chris Barker 1
R589 R400 Discovery Miles 4 000 Save R189 (32%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Journey back in time and find out where the dinosaurs roamed. This unique children's atlas explores each continent, revealing fossil sites and stories on every map.

Part of the best-selling What's Where on Earth series, this atlas is packed with?maps of early Earth and more than 40 profiles of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals. Stare down a T Rex in North America. Watch out for Velociraptors' slashing claws in the Gobi Desert. Trek across the Siberian tundra and discover a woolly mammoth. This stunning book uses breathtaking computer-generated imagery to make every animal come to life.

Using specially-commissioned maps, this dinosaur atlas also shows you what the world looked like millions of years ago. A modern 3D globe next to each map helps you understand the arrangement of the continents over time and why we find fossils where we do. You can see what palaeontologists have dug up over the centuries in each continent and learn how they put together a picture of the past from a puzzle of ancient clues.

What's Where on Earth: Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Life reveals the prehistoric world as never before, and is an essential addition to the library of every young dinosaur expert.

Timelines of Everything (Hardcover): Dk Timelines of Everything (Hardcover)
Dk; Contributions by Smithsonian Institution
R666 R542 Discovery Miles 5 420 Save R124 (19%) In stock
The Not-So-Very Lost Lamb (Paperback, New edition): Antonia Woodward The Not-So-Very Lost Lamb (Paperback, New edition)
Antonia Woodward; Illustrated by Antonia Woodward
R210 R174 Discovery Miles 1 740 Save R36 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

A delightful picture book retelling the parable of the lost sheep. Follow the little lamb as it wanders off unaware of how far from home it goes. Delight at the joy and relief when the little lamb hears the sound of the Shepherd's voice, who has come to find it.

Pocket Eyewitness Science - Facts at Your Fingertips (Paperback, New Edition): Dk Pocket Eyewitness Science - Facts at Your Fingertips (Paperback, New Edition)
Dk 1
R120 Discovery Miles 1 200 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Become a science superstar with this handy guide to essential topics including matter, energy, and animals.

Discover the secrets of the animal kingdom, learn the method behind chemical mixtures and absorb incredible information about energy: from electricity to electromagnetism and even light itself. From discovering what matter is to learning about the water cycle, each topic is broken down to its key element and accompanied by fantastic pictures.

What is science and how does it shape the world around us? DK Pocket Eyewitness Science allows you to get these facts for kids at your fingertips and is packed with bite-sized chunks of information that make learning about science even more exciting.

With amazing encyclopedic stats, engaging photographs and genius gem facts, DK Pocket Eyewitness Science shows you how science affects everything we do in one pocket-sized book.

General Knowledge Genius! - A Quiz Encyclopedia to Boost Your Brain (Hardcover): Dk General Knowledge Genius! - A Quiz Encyclopedia to Boost Your Brain (Hardcover)
Dk 1
R350 R280 Discovery Miles 2 800 Save R70 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

The brilliant quiz book for clever kids - answer the questions correctly on your favourite subjects to test if you're a general knowledge genius.

Children won't be able to resist the General Knowledge Genius brain-busting challenge. For every topic, pages are packed with eye-popping pictures - but do you know what they show? To help you, "Test Yourself" panels list what you're looking for. With three levels of difficulty, the challenge gets harder as you work your way from Starter, to Challenger, and finally the truly tricky Genius category. If you need it, there's a fun fact with every picture to give a helpful clue.

With more than 60 topics, from across the encyclopedia, there's something for everyone. Can you name the most famous rivers worldwide? Do you know your cranium from your clavicle, or do you need to bone up on the parts of the human skeleton? Are you a demon on dinosaurs, and able to spot the difference between an archaeopteryx and an allosaurus? Perhaps you're a brain box and can do all of this standing on your head? You can!

Then what are you waiting for? Open the pages of General Knowledge Genius to find out what you know, and challenge yourself to learn even more!

Batman Character Encyclopedia (Hardcover): Dk Batman Character Encyclopedia (Hardcover)
Dk 1
R300 R270 Discovery Miles 2 700 Save R30 (10%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This Batman encyclopedia is packed with all the latest Batman comic book art, stories, facts and statistics on DC Comics' Batman characters, including Super Heroes and allies such as Robin and Alfred Pennyworth and Batman villains, including The Joker and The Penguin. Each character in the Batman Character Encyclopedia is illustrated with exciting and up-to-date DC comic book artwork, including the newest titles Batman Eternal, Gotham by Midnight, Arkham Manor and Gotham Academy. Batman Character Encyclopedia contains more than 200 characters from the Dark Knight of Gotham City's world, and is the perfect Batman encyclopedia of characters for fans new and old. Copyright (c) 2015 DC Comics.

I Can Save the Earth! - One Little Monster Learns to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle (Paperback): Alison Inches I Can Save the Earth! - One Little Monster Learns to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle (Paperback)
Alison Inches; Illustrated by Viviana Gar ofoli
R106 R88 Discovery Miles 880 Save R18 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

A new green series : Little Green Books will educate children on what they can do to be more eco-friendly. The books in this line will be made from recycled materials, and the storylines will cover subjects such as improving the environment, learning about endangered animals, recycling, and much more.Meet Max the Little Monster. He is a cute, furry green monster who is an environmental nightmare. Among other things, he leaves on all the lights, keeps his computer plugged in, blasts the TV, hoards his old toys and uses so much toilet paper it clogs the toilet until finally, his excessive ways cause a power outage. With no TV to watch, computer to play on, video games to play with, Max finds there is a whole big world outside that he can make a difference in the environment.Kids can follow Max the Little Green Monster's journey to environmental awareness and learn tips on how they can become little green monsters themselves. A kid-friendly glossary of terms is included in the back of the book.This 8x8 paperback is perfect bound and will be printed on 100% post-consumer waste recycled paper with soy-ink. The paper is FSC certified.

National Geographic Kids: Little Kids First Big Book of Where (Hardcover): National Geographic Kids National Geographic Kids: Little Kids First Big Book of Where (Hardcover)
National Geographic Kids
R413 R367 Discovery Miles 3 670 Save R46 (11%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Preschoolers are full of "Where?" questions, and this next book in the best-selling Little Kids First Big Book series is full of fascinating and often surprising answers for them. This charming reference book zeroes in on location, location, location. More than 200 colourful photos are paired with age-appropriate text featuring answers to questions like "Where does the sky end?", "Where is the highest mountain?", and "Where was ice cream invented?" Containing several kid-friendly maps designed to expand the learning experience, this book inspires kids to be curious, ask questions, and explore the world around them.

First Animal Encyclopedia - A First Reference Book for Children (Paperback): Dk First Animal Encyclopedia - A First Reference Book for Children (Paperback)
Dk 1
R294 R263 Discovery Miles 2 630 Save R31 (11%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Bursting with animal facts for kids, First Animal Encyclopedia reveals everything kids want to know about the animal kingdom. From tiny critters that live on the jungle floor to giant creatures that dwell in the depths of the ocean, First Animal Encyclopedia reveals the mysteries of the animal world. Watch animals in action, investigate their habits and find out their habitats in this first animal encyclopedia. Kids will learn all about different animal groups, including mammals, reptiles, birds, amphibians, insects and fish through beautiful colour images, quirky "Did you know" fact boxes and engaging "curiosity quizzes" make learning engaging and exciting. DK's First Reference is a great for children who want to explore the world around them.

Periodic Table (Paperback): Dk Periodic Table (Paperback)
Dk 1
R221 R187 Discovery Miles 1 870 Save R34 (15%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This fact-filled book is the perfect guide to all 118 elements in the periodic table, the ingredients that make up our world.

Packed with stunning new photography, Eyewitness Periodic Table begins with a concise history of chemistry, scientific pioneers, and the creation of the first periodic table. It then launches into a visual tour of each individual element. Along the way, you'll find out where each element comes from and what it is used for, explained clearly and simply for young readers.

Explore elements such as carbon and oxygen and learn why they are essential to our survival. See how precious gold protects astronauts in space, and why the metal mercury can be both a solid and a liquid. Find out about man-made elements, which the smartest chemists are still busy figuring out how to use. Eyewitness Periodic Table also includes a pull-out poster to hang on your wall.

This detailed, accessible book will inspire young, inquisitive minds - the scientists of tomorrow who will shape our future.

Bear Grylls Activity Book: Rainforests (Paperback): Bear Grylls Bear Grylls Activity Book: Rainforests (Paperback)
Bear Grylls 1
R160 R134 Discovery Miles 1 340 Save R26 (16%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Get ready for an expedition to the rainforests of the world with Bear Grylls.

Discover a place where everything is continually growing; the animals, the trees, the vegetation. Find incredible animals hidden deep in the forest - the swinging orang-utans, slithering pythons and hunting tigers. Pack your belongings and dive into this exciting book bursting with fun facts, quizzes, word searches, and mazes.

Atlas of Ocean Adventures - Plunge Into the Depths of the Ocean and Discover Wonderful Sea Creatures, Incredible Habitats, and... Atlas of Ocean Adventures - Plunge Into the Depths of the Ocean and Discover Wonderful Sea Creatures, Incredible Habitats, and Unmissable Underwater Events (Hardcover)
Lucy Letherland; Emily Hawkins
R846 R695 Discovery Miles 6 950 Save R151 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Set your spirit of adventure free with this journey to the world's great oceans, discovering the diversity of life that exists in the deep blue sea. Whether you're traveling long haul with leatherback turtles across the Pacific, snoozing with sea otters or ice bathing with a walrus, this book celebrates the very prescient topic of the world's oceans with LucyLetherland's animal characters. Each section begins with an infographic map of the ocean it explores--Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Southern and Arctic--followed by richly detailed two-page spreads exploring its depths and the denizens within, as well as seabirds, coral reefs and shoreline critters. Discover saltwater crocodiles lurking in the Andaman Islands, hammerheads gathering in the Atlantic, and the awe-inspiring colossal squid that calls the Ross Sea home. Lucy Letherland's illuminating artwork shows how these oceans teem with life, forming part of complex and fascinating ecosystems, all in a quirky, characterful style. Interesting facts and figures pepper the scenes. Did you know that spinner dolphins can swim up to 400 kilometers a day? Or that some sea snails can grow up to half a meter long? Or that in the deepest depths, fish can glow in the dark? A natural history lesson in an adventure book, each spread features 10 captions and and facts about every destination. The 5th title in the best-selling Atlas of Adventures series that has now been translated into 31 languages. A 'Can you find?' page at the back challenges you to explore the pages even deeper by locating the pictured scenes and scene-stealers. Children and adults alike will be amazed by the incredible creatures that await in the world's oceans.

Our World (Paperback): Our World (Paperback)
R99 Discovery Miles 990 Ships in 7 - 10 working days
Fearless Public Speaking - A Guide for Beginners (Paperback): Joy Jones Fearless Public Speaking - A Guide for Beginners (Paperback)
Joy Jones
R336 R231 Discovery Miles 2 310 Save R105 (31%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Scared of speaking in public? You're not alone! This accessible guide, written by a former teacher and poetry slam coach, will help tweens and teens find their voice! If you have weak, wobbly knees and a pounding heart when you face an audience--don't worry, that's good! Joy Jones is here to show teens and tweens that stage fright is your friend. With its funny, friendly, slightly irreverent approach, Fearless Public Speaking helps young people feel more comfortable and confident in front of a crowd. Jones covers it all, from how to write and organize your speech, to how to deliver it and use audiovisual equipment, to how to troubleshoot when things go wrong.

Pocket Eyewitness Insects - Facts at Your Fingertips (Paperback, New Edition): Dk Pocket Eyewitness Insects - Facts at Your Fingertips (Paperback, New Edition)
Dk 1
R120 Discovery Miles 1 200 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Enter a world of insects in this encyclopedia of more than 200 minibeasts.

With amazing stats, close-up photographs, and genius gem facts, Pocket Eyewitness Insects will let you see their true sizes, discover where and how they live and find out which deadly insects to watch out for.

What do insects eat? Which ones are poisonous? From the flower chafer to the giraffe weevil, Pocket Eyewitness Insects is packed with bite-sized chunks of information that make learning about insects even more intriguing. Many-legged millipedes, dazzling dragonflies, and beastly bed bugs all are brought to life in amazing detail.

Perfect for school projects and homework assignments as well as for young enthusiasts, Pocket Eyewitness Insects uncovers everything you need to know about nature's cutest and creepiest bugs in one pocket-sized book.

Scholastic Book of World Records (Paperback, 2019 ed.): Scholastic Scholastic Book of World Records (Paperback, 2019 ed.)
Scholastic 1
R358 R265 Discovery Miles 2 650 Save R93 (26%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Pocket Eyewitness Cars - Facts at Your Fingertips (Paperback, New Edition): Dk Pocket Eyewitness Cars - Facts at Your Fingertips (Paperback, New Edition)
Dk 1
R120 Discovery Miles 1 200 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Dive into the amazing world of cars, from the oldest classic cars to record-breaking vehicles, supercars, and the cars of the future.

Get behind the wheel of 160 different types of cars, from hatchbacks and saloons to hybrids and vintage cars, and even explore the exhilarating sport of car racing. From the classic Ferrari 250 GT SWB to today's tiniest electric cars, find out how cars work and the mysteries of the car engine. With dozens of facts at your fingertips and bite-sized chunks of information, learning about cars becomes even more fun.

With amazing encyclopedic stats, engaging photographs and genius gem facts, DK Pocket Eyewitness Cars will help you explore cool cars from every era.

Perfect for school projects and homework assignments as well as for young car enthusiasts, DK Pocket Eyewitness Cars will tell you everything you need to know about cars in one pocket-sized book.

Superespacio - Una Mirada Fascinante El Lejano, Inmenso E Increible Universo (Spanish, Hardcover): Dk Superespacio - Una Mirada Fascinante El Lejano, Inmenso E Increible Universo (Spanish, Hardcover)
Dk
R713 R615 Discovery Miles 6 150 Save R98 (14%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Timelines of Everyone (Hardcover): Dk Timelines of Everyone (Hardcover)
Dk
R883 R758 Discovery Miles 7 580 Save R125 (14%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Human Body: A Children's Encyclopedia (Hardcover, Revised Edition): Dk Human Body: A Children's Encyclopedia (Hardcover, Revised Edition)
Dk 1
R652 R479 Discovery Miles 4 790 Save R173 (27%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

From your head to your toes, this encyclopedia for children takes you on a tour of the human body and explains how each part works.

On every page, discover amazing facts about the human body. Did you know that you are made up of 100 trillion cells? Learn about blood vessels (capillaries, veins, and arteries) which, if they were laid out end to end, would wrap around the Earth twice! Find out what makes a balanced diet - after all, you will eat about 20 tonnes of food in your entire life! See what part of the brain makes you appreciate music (it's the right side). There are also fun quizzes, so you can assess your own personality and test your logical and reasoning skills.

An international best-seller since 2012, Human Body: A Children's Encyclopedia has now been fully updated in line with the latest research. Combining clear descriptions of human biology with awesome photographs, graphics, and CGI artworks, make your way from the skin, muscles, organs, bones, right down to your cells and DNA.

From homework projects to just reading for curiosity, this comprehensive encyclopedia is filled with everything that you need to know about what makes your body tick.

Guinness World Records 2020 (Hardcover): Guinness World Records Guinness World Records 2020 (Hardcover)
Guinness World Records
R642 R523 Discovery Miles 5 230 Save R119 (19%) In stock
Anthology of Amazing Women (Paperback): Sandra Lawrence Anthology of Amazing Women (Paperback)
Sandra Lawrence; Illustrated by Nathan Collins 1
R255 R204 Discovery Miles 2 040 Save R51 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

This beautifully illustrated collection tells the awe-inspiring stories of 50 women who have pushed the boundaries of human excellence and endeavour. Standing out for their achievements in sport, science, the arts, politics, and history, these women have made huge contributions to today's society. Featuring incredible women from the past and present such as Beyoncé, Sheryl Sandberg, Mary Anning, Emmeline Pankhurst and Malala Yousafzai.

The Anthology of Amazing Women is a wonderful read for anyone wanting to read up on the incredible women who have lived and changed our lives.

National Geographic Kids Readers: Ants (Paperback): Melissa Stewart, National Geographic Kids National Geographic Kids Readers: Ants (Paperback)
Melissa Stewart, National Geographic Kids 1
R137 Discovery Miles 1 370 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Ants are all over. They come in different sizes, different colours, and have different ways of thriving where they are. This high-interest, educationally vetted series of beginning readers features the images of National Geographic accompanied by texts written by experienced, skilled children's book authors.

My Very Important World - For Little Learners who want to Know about the World (Hardcover): Dk My Very Important World - For Little Learners who want to Know about the World (Hardcover)
Dk 1
R592 R403 Discovery Miles 4 030 Save R189 (32%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

For little learners who want to know about the world

Our world is an amazing place. It's full of rivers, mountains, forests, and too many other amazing places to count --but that's not all. There's also families, friends, animals, music, technology, language, games, and all other things that make life wonderful. This exciting children's ebook is a celebration of our world and what it's like to live in it.

Unlike an atlas, this encyclopedia of discovery will entertain, educate, and inspire readers to wonder about the world around them. On one page they'll read about their body and brain, on another they'll learn about languages, sporting events, or the environment, and on others, they can marvel at wonders of the Earth such as fiery volcanoes, sprawling cities, or a place called "The Rainbow Mountains." There's a big wide world out there -- so let's explore it.

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