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First Science Encyclopedia (Dkyr) (Paperback): Dk First Science Encyclopedia (Dkyr) (Paperback)
Dk
R165 R132 Discovery Miles 1 320 Save R33 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days
Everything: Weather (Paperback): National Geographic Kids Everything: Weather (Paperback)
National Geographic Kids 1
R219 R173 Discovery Miles 1 730 Save R46 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Packed with facts and tantalising anecdotes from experts and bursting with colour photographs, learn all about weather in this fresh take on the subject that kids with love. It's time to learn everything about weather! Each book in the National Geographic Kids Everything series has more than 100 pictures, an explorer's corner with from-the-field anecdotes and tips, fun facts throughout, maps and infographics, an illustrated diagram, a photo gallery, cool comparisons, a behind-the-scenes photograph, an interactive glossary, and more.

Geography Encyclopedia (Paperback): Doherty Geography Encyclopedia (Paperback)
Doherty
R430 R343 Discovery Miles 3 430 Save R87 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

This is a comprehensive geography encyclopedia with complete world atlas, packed with information about our remarkable planet, from its physical characteristics to a continent-by-continent look at the world's peoples and governments. Richly illustrated with photographs, clear explanatory diagrams and 60 pages of detailed, up-to-date maps, this book also features Internet links via the Usborne Quicklinks Website to fascinating websites where readers can find further information, take virtual tours, and lots more.

Faansie se Voelboek - 'n Volledige Veldgids...vir Kinders (Afrikaans, Paperback): Faansie Peacock Faansie se Voelboek - 'n Volledige Veldgids...vir Kinders (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Faansie Peacock
R475 R392 Discovery Miles 3 920 Save R83 (17%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Ek hoop jys reg vir n lewe vol avontuur! Indien nie, moet jy asseblief nie hierdie boek koop nie. Sit dit nee ren stap weg. Daar is ander oulike boeke op daai tafel daar oorkant. Maar as jy is, sal hierdie boek jou help om elke vol in Suid-Afrika te identifiseer. Maklik! Jy sal ook snaakse en interessante feite leer oor alles van sterre tot superhelde, plus so ietsie oor vols ook.

Knowledge Encyclopedia Dinosaur! - Over 60 Prehistoric Creatures as You've Never Seen Them Before (Hardcover, Revised &... Knowledge Encyclopedia Dinosaur! - Over 60 Prehistoric Creatures as You've Never Seen Them Before (Hardcover, Revised & Updated Edition)
Dk 1
R355 R284 Discovery Miles 2 840 Save R71 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Journey back to the Mesozoic Era, when fearsome dinosaurs roamed the land, menacing pterosaurs patrolled the skies, and the seas were filled with awesome reptiles.

See every type of prehistoric animal in unprecedented detail and with stunning realism. Find out how these fascinating creatures lived, why they died out, and what their fossil traces tell us.

This fully revised edition of Knowledge Encyclopedia: Dinosaur! is loaded with more than 60 prehistoric creatures, from the age of dinosaurs to the Ice Age. Did you know that Velociraptor had three large "killer claws" on each foot to hunt down prey? Or that the long-necked Diplodocus was as long as three school buses? Can you imagine what a strange life it would be for Saltasaurus with no toes on their front feet? Would you believe that Carcharodon megalodon was an ocean monster with a fearsome bite at least six times stronger than today's great white shark?

Packed with jaw-dropping 3D images including the Pterodactylus, ferocious Tyrannosaurus, the gigantic snake Titanoboa and mighty woolly mammoth, this fact-filled book is made for kids.

The Cat Encyclopedia for Kids (Hardcover): Merriam Garcia The Cat Encyclopedia for Kids (Hardcover)
Merriam Garcia
R825 R648 Discovery Miles 6 480 Save R177 (21%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
The Shark Encyclopedia for Kids (Hardcover): Ethan Pembroke The Shark Encyclopedia for Kids (Hardcover)
Ethan Pembroke
R825 R648 Discovery Miles 6 480 Save R177 (21%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
English Thesaurus Essential - All the Words You Need, Every Day (Paperback, 8th Revised edition): Collins Dictionaries English Thesaurus Essential - All the Words You Need, Every Day (Paperback, 8th Revised edition)
Collins Dictionaries 1
R243 R199 Discovery Miles 1 990 Save R44 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The home of trusted English dictionaries and thesauruses for everyday language use. The perfect word reference for daily use with 300,000 synonyms and antonyms. Contains practical usage notes, and a fantastic crossword-solving supplement, this is the ideal thesaurus to take your language use and knowledge further. Specially tailored to meet the needs of the user at home, school, or in the office, with all the words and alternatives you might need, as well as a huge choice of opposites. The clear, accessible layout makes the thesaurus easy to use and ensures users can find the language they need when they need it.

First Human Body Encyclopedia (Paperback): Dk First Human Body Encyclopedia (Paperback)
Dk
R165 R132 Discovery Miles 1 320 Save R33 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days
The Horse Encyclopedia for Kids (Hardcover): Ethan Pembroke The Horse Encyclopedia for Kids (Hardcover)
Ethan Pembroke
R825 R648 Discovery Miles 6 480 Save R177 (21%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
The Dog Encyclopedia for Kids (Hardcover): Merriam Garcia The Dog Encyclopedia for Kids (Hardcover)
Merriam Garcia
R825 R648 Discovery Miles 6 480 Save R177 (21%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
National Geographic Kids Readers: Deadly Predators (Paperback): Melissa Stewart, National Geographic Kids National Geographic Kids Readers: Deadly Predators (Paperback)
Melissa Stewart, National Geographic Kids 1
R145 Discovery Miles 1 450 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Come face-to-face with sharks, wolves, tigers, and many more predators in this gripping new addition to 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 2 reader is written in easy-to-grasp text and will help kids understand who rules in the wild!

National Geographic Kids: Why Not? - Over 1,111 Answers to Everything (Hardcover): National Geographic Kids, Crispin Boyer National Geographic Kids: Why Not? - Over 1,111 Answers to Everything (Hardcover)
National Geographic Kids, Crispin Boyer
R460 R370 Discovery Miles 3 700 Save R90 (20%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Jam-packed with thousands of fascinating facts and interesting info this fun-filled Q&A book is sure to satisfy the most curious kids (and adults too!). The team that brought you WHY? flips that question around to deliver more than 1,111 more awesome answers, brain-bending breakdowns, and epic explainations to all kinds of burning questions about how the world works.

With the first book in the series, we answered WHY? In this exciting follow-up, we figured WHY NOT? The concept is simple. Got a question? Boy, do we have answers! Over 1,111 of them. Why don't you keep growing your whole life? Check out the human body section. Why aren't we traveling by jetpack yet? Tech has your answer. Why aren't school busses red? Flip to the pop culture chapter. Why aren't dinosaurs still alive? Why can't you walk on clouds? It's all there! With hundreds of topics ranging from silly to serious, we've got the expert information in a fun Q&A format that will keep kids digging for answers. Answers include all kinds of fascinating extra info like top 10 lists, weird-but-true facts, explorer profiles, and cool activities. Now, go stump your parents!

How To Be A Young #Writer (Paperback): Oxford Dictionaries, Christopher Edge How To Be A Young #Writer (Paperback)
Oxford Dictionaries, Christopher Edge; Illustrated by Padhraic Mulholland 1
R160 R148 Discovery Miles 1 480 Save R12 (7%) Ships in 6 - 10 working days

This is an authoritative book from the word experts at Oxford to get budding writers crafting brilliant stories. It will help you think about how to develop an idea into a gripping and powerful story, with examples and tips from the best known authors to show you how it's done. For children aged 11 and over, it covers all the key elements of plot, characterization, building a believable world, thinking about tone and style, weaving description into stories, through to endings and editing your work. Practical tips will get any struggling writer to beat the fear of the blank page and inspirational advice will help young authors to achieve their creative writing goals. It includes information on sharing stories and how to get people reading your work.

Oxford First Illustrated Maths Dictionary (Paperback): Oxford Dictionaries Oxford First Illustrated Maths Dictionary (Paperback)
Oxford Dictionaries 3
R234 R194 Discovery Miles 1 940 Save R40 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The Oxford First Illustrated Maths Dictionary supports the curriculum and gives your child a head start in understanding first maths concepts. Organised alphabetically, this dictionary gives simple and clear meanings for over 300 maths words and concepts, from 'add' to 'zero'. Each entry is illustrated with child-friendly artwork plus diagrams, including some Numicon shapes and figures, to explain, add meaning, and support the definition. Expertly-levelled supplementary material in an illustrated section at the back lists the everyday vocabulary children will come across in their maths lessons - topics included are days of the week, months of the year, numbers, and apparatus used in class. It is the perfect companion to the Oxford First Illustrated Science Dictionary. Go online for downloadable word games, puzzles, and activities on the www.oxforddictionaries.com/schools website.

Junior Illustrated Maths Dictionary (Paperback): Junior Illustrated Maths Dictionary (Paperback)
R277 R218 Discovery Miles 2 180 Save R59 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

A maths dictionary full of clear explanations of the key terms and concepts from Key Stage 2 and up. Each concept is explained alongside worked examples of alternative methods as well as hints, tips, shortcuts and strategies.

Knowledge Encyclopedia Science! (Hardcover): Dk Knowledge Encyclopedia Science! (Hardcover)
Dk 1
R355 R284 Discovery Miles 2 840 Save R71 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

An extraordinary encyclopedia with a ground-breaking visual approach to science, using awesome illustrations to show biology, chemistry, and physics in the world around us.

Incredible computer-generated images pack the pages to reveal and explain science as never before, looking inside a cell, for example, pulling apart a Formula 1 racing car, and examining the forces that hold the Universe together.

Knowledge Encyclopedia: Science! covers all the key core science subjects, but with an inventive visual approach to draw in curious young minds. All the essential information is there in easy-to-read text, together with additional fun facts, and brought to life with amazing 3D illustrations that look inside the anatomy of a blue whale, zoom into a molecule of water, and out of the Solar System.

A perfect introduction to science for children aged 10 and over, Knowledge Encyclopedia: Science! is an essential addition to every family library.

Philosophy - A Visual Encyclopedia (Hardcover): Dk Philosophy - A Visual Encyclopedia (Hardcover)
Dk
R475 R379 Discovery Miles 3 790 Save R96 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

The perfect book for young readers looking to explore some of life's biggest questions. Thousands of years ago, ancient philosophers asked some important questions: "What is real?", "What is everything made of?", "Why does evil exist?", and "What can I know?" These questions have gone on to spark passionate debates about our existence and how we understand the world around us. In this engaging and accessible introduction to philosophy, readers aged 11+ will be introduced to a variety of philosophical ideas through the teachings of Plato, Confucius, Simone de Beauvoir, and many more. Vibrant, reader-friendly illustrations bring the history of ideas and thinking to life, and provide topics for reflection and debate. With biographies of the most influential philosophers from around the world, young readers will explore the questions that have been fundamental to the development of scientific study, logical thinking, religious beliefs, freedom in society, and much more. Thought experiments peppered throughout will help to connect readers with the theories presented so they can apply them to their own lives.

The Magical World of Ballet - A children's guide to ballet and an insight into a wonderful world (Hardcover): Lisa Miles,... The Magical World of Ballet - A children's guide to ballet and an insight into a wonderful world (Hardcover)
Lisa Miles, The Royal Ballet 1
R425 R302 Discovery Miles 3 020 Save R123 (29%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The Magical World of Ballet gives a unique insight into this beautiful art form, seen through the eyes of The Royal Ballet. Budding principal dancers will discover what it takes to become a professional dancer, while fans of ballet can learn about how a production is created and how the beautiful costumes are made. This must-have book also features profiles of world-renowned dancers and interviews with people working behind the scenes at the Royal Opera House.

Junior Encyclopedia of Animated Characters (Hardcover, Revised, Updated ed.): Disney Books Junior Encyclopedia of Animated Characters (Hardcover, Revised, Updated ed.)
Disney Books
R424 R379 Discovery Miles 3 790 Save R45 (11%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Breaking the News - Real Stories, Fake News, and Why the Difference Matters (Hardcover): Breaking the News - Real Stories, Fake News, and Why the Difference Matters (Hardcover)
R426 R352 Discovery Miles 3 520 Save R74 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

National Geographic Kids shines a light on the history of news to reveal where we started, how far we've come, and the serious impact that misinterpretation and misinformation can have on the world in this timely and relevant title. Headlines leap out at us from mobile phones, TV screens, computers, newspapers, and everywhere we turn. Technology has opened up exciting new ways to tell interesting stories, but how much of it is news ... and how much is just noise? This refreshing and up-to-date media literacy book gives kids the tools they need to decode what is fact from what is fiction so that they can make smart choices about what to believe. Topics cover a broad range, from defining freedom of speech, the journalists' code of ethics, the dangers of propaganda, and the future of news. Packed with profiles of influential journalists, fun facts, and iconic photographs, this ultimate guide to the information age will get kids thinking about their relationship and responsibility to media.

First Illustrated Maths Dictionary (Paperback, New edition): Rogers First Illustrated Maths Dictionary (Paperback, New edition)
Rogers
R255 R204 Discovery Miles 2 040 Save R51 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

This is clear and simple explanations of everything children and parents need to know to understand maths at Key Stage 1. Lively illustrations together with hundreds of useful examples will inspire children to grasp the basics, setting them on course for a lifetime of maths confidence and success. There are links to carefully selected websites with online maths puzzles, games and resources designed to reinforce the key points.

Mind-Rain - Your Favorite Authors on Scott Westerfeld's Uglies Series (Paperback): Scott Westerfeld Mind-Rain - Your Favorite Authors on Scott Westerfeld's Uglies Series (Paperback)
Scott Westerfeld
R440 R367 Discovery Miles 3 670 Save R73 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Why is Shay the real hero of the Uglies series? Who was the better boyfriend for Tally: David or Zane? How can we prevent prettyheaded behavior in our own world?
In "Extras," the last book in Scott Westerfeld's Uglies series, Aya tells us that when Tally Youngblood made the mind-rain fall, it cured all the pretties and changed the world forever. But Tally and her friends did more than change their world; they changed ours too.
"Mind-Rain" continues what Tally started, with startling, funny and insightful essays on the world, characters and ideas of the Uglies series, plus the short story that inspired Westerfeld to write the books in the first place.
Think you know everything about Tally's world? After "Mind-Rain," you'll never look at the Uglies series the same way again.

Knowledge Encyclopedia (Hardcover, Updated and Expanded Edition): Dk Knowledge Encyclopedia (Hardcover, Updated and Expanded Edition)
Dk 1
R355 R284 Discovery Miles 2 840 Save R71 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Change the way you see the world with a groundbreaking visual approach to the wonders of our planet. From Viking raiders and Samurai warriors to robotics and chemical reactions, amazing animals, the human body, the marvels of history, and more are visualized in incredible detail, inside and out, providing a mind-blowing introduction to every aspect of human knowledge.

You'll find yourself utterly absorbed as complex subjects become clear through engaging explanations, incredible illustrations, phenomenal photographs and jaw-dropping 3D images.

This fully updated edition of Knowledge Encyclopedia will continue to fascinate young readers with its microscopic detail and amazing facts on tons of topics. Explore the universe, from the inside of an atom to enormous galaxies, then discover the explosive science behind a fireworks display. Take a look at what makes the human brain so special and find out how our bodies cells make energy. Journey through history from the earliest life forms to our hairiest ancestors and then right up to our world today.

Junior Illustrated Science Dictionary (Paperback, New edition): Barber, Khan Junior Illustrated Science Dictionary (Paperback, New edition)
Barber, Khan
R255 R204 Discovery Miles 2 040 Save R51 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

A new science dictionary ideal for students and parents alike. Full of clear, straightforward explanations of the key terms and concepts from KS2 and up, with hundreds of useful examples and illustrations. Follows the success of the Junior Illustrated Maths Dictionary.

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