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

Frostfire (Paperback): Jamie Smith Frostfire (Paperback)
Jamie Smith 1
R227 R153 Discovery Miles 1 530 Save R74 (33%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Chosen for the honour of bonding with a frostsliver - a fragment of the sentient glacier that crests her icy home - Sabira embarks on the dangerous pilgrimage to the top of the mountain. But when a huge avalanche traps her on the glacier and destroys the pass, Sabira is determined to find another way home. In order to survive, she must face up to the merciless mountain - but there are dark and fiery secrets hiding in its depths ...

Under Your Feet... Soil, Sand and Everything Underground (Hardcover): Royal Horticultural Society Under Your Feet... Soil, Sand and Everything Underground (Hardcover)
Royal Horticultural Society; Illustrated by Wenjia Tang
R380 R317 Discovery Miles 3 170 Save R63 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
STEM Starters for Kids Meteorology Activity Book - Packed with Activities and Meteorology Facts (Paperback): Jenny Jacoby STEM Starters for Kids Meteorology Activity Book - Packed with Activities and Meteorology Facts (Paperback)
Jenny Jacoby; Illustrated by Vicky Barker
R168 R137 Discovery Miles 1 370 Save R31 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Wildlife - Rare and Endangered Animals to Colour and Create (Paperback): Susie Wright Wildlife - Rare and Endangered Animals to Colour and Create (Paperback)
Susie Wright; Foreword by World Land Trust
R295 R233 Discovery Miles 2 330 Save R62 (21%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Pick up your colouring pens and pencils and go wild in this amazing animal kingdom, where you will discover a host of colouring projects inspired by the rare and special creatures that share our world. This beautiful compilation serves to reveal and celebrate the world s most stunning species threatened with extinction, while the intricate drawings are specifically commissioned to elicit creativity, mindfulness, and relaxation. Featured animals come from across the world, including African pangolins, the Giant Ibis from Asia and the Kakapo from Oceania, plus many more. Each illustration is paired with informative text and facts about the animal and its habitat, as well as its conservation status.

In a world where wildlife is struggling to survive I take heart in the fact that World Land Trust and their in country conservation partners never take their eye offthe ball. They are going to save as much of the planet as they can and I am right behind them. - Sir David Attenborough

Almost an Animal Alphabet (Hardcover): Katie Viggers Almost an Animal Alphabet (Hardcover)
Katie Viggers
R348 R279 Discovery Miles 2 790 Save R69 (20%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

From anteaters and bears, to yetis and zebras, this charming animal alphabet book takes children on a journey all the way from A to Z (well, almost...) Learn your ABC's through a whole cast of your animal favourites.

Greta Thunberg (Hardcover): Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara Greta Thunberg (Hardcover)
Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara; Illustrated by Anke Weckmann
R368 R297 Discovery Miles 2 970 Save R71 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the inspiring true story of Greta Thunberg, the environmental activist. When young Greta learned of the climate crisis, she stopped talking. She couldn't understand why people in power were not doing anything to save our Earth. One day she started protesting outside the Swedish Parliament, creating the "School Strike for Climate." Soon, lots more young people joined her in a global movement that shook adults and politicians alike. She had found her voice and uses it to inspire humans to action with her powerful message: "No one is too small to make a difference." This inspiring book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the climate activist's life. Little People, BIG DREAMS is a best-selling series of books and educational games that explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream. This empowering series offers inspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats. The board books are told in simple sentences, perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. The hardcover versions present expanded stories for beginning readers. Boxed gift sets allow you to collect a selection of the books by theme. Paper dolls, learning cards, matching games, and other fun learning tools provide even more ways to make the lives of these role models accessible to children. Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!

Drastic Plastic and Troublesome Trash - What's the big deal with rubbish, and how can YOU recycle? (Paperback): Hannah... Drastic Plastic and Troublesome Trash - What's the big deal with rubbish, and how can YOU recycle? (Paperback)
Hannah Wilson 1
R230 R181 Discovery Miles 1 810 Save R49 (21%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

We don't think twice before we buy something new and when we go to the shops we take the packaging for granted. But where does all our rubbish go to and how can we keep it under control so that it doesn't ruin our planet? This thoughtful but incredibly fun book enters the mysterious world of recycling, discovering how materials such as plastic, glass, paper and electronics are made and recycled. It also looks at the many ways we can help to reduce the amount of waste we throw out, has suggestions and activities for upcycling and explains how recycling is crucial to preserving the beautiful and life-sustaining world we live in.

Rebel Cats! Brave Tales of Feisty Felines (Paperback): Kimberlie Hamilton Rebel Cats! Brave Tales of Feisty Felines (Paperback)
Kimberlie Hamilton 1
R309 R210 Discovery Miles 2 100 Save R99 (32%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Fur-raising tales of real-life Rebel Cats! Discover secrets, stories and facts about history's most fascinating felines! An engaging collection about cats who are the heroes of their own stories, Rebel Cats introduces us to fur-raising facts and adventures from around the world and across the centuries. With profiles of over 30 real-life felines, including WWII heroes, courageous adventurers, a Guinness World Record holder and even an astrocat that travelled in space (and made it back to Earth to tell the tale). Plus tons of information on cat activism, feline myths and more! Rebel Cats is the perfect gift for any cat lover, all year round!

Animal Explorers: Lola the Plant Hunter HB (Hardcover): Sharon Rentta Animal Explorers: Lola the Plant Hunter HB (Hardcover)
Sharon Rentta; Illustrated by Sharon Rentta
R379 R313 Discovery Miles 3 130 Save R66 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

ANIMAL EXPLORERS is a brand-new picture book series that will inspire all budding explorers to follow their dreams. Lola the polar bear has a passion for plants, but there aren't many flowers in the Arctic. There's only one thing for it: she'll have to trek to the Amazon jungle! It's hard work for a polar bear, but nothing holds Lola back. And there's a prize for her at the end of it, when she discovers the elusive Singing Orchid!

Planet Earth: The Evolution of You and Me (Paperback): Michael Bright Planet Earth: The Evolution of You and Me (Paperback)
Michael Bright
R250 R218 Discovery Miles 2 180 Save R32 (13%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The Evolution of You and Me tracks modern humans, from their origins to leaving Africa. Take a closer look at tree shrews, the first primates, how we came to stand on two legs, early tools and cooking, and the conflict with Neanderthals. Using stunning photographs and graphic 3-D images, Evolution of You and Me brings core curriculum subjects to life with an engaging design. Written by bestselling author Michael Bright, his digestible approach to science makes this the perfect book for project work or interest reading.

Science is Everywhere: Our Living Planet - Life and evolution on Earth (Hardcover, Illustrated edition): Rob Colson Science is Everywhere: Our Living Planet - Life and evolution on Earth (Hardcover, Illustrated edition)
Rob Colson
R366 R315 Discovery Miles 3 150 Save R51 (14%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Why do flowers attract insects? How do fish breathe underwater? Which animals can fly? Read about the wide range of living things on the planet. This book explores how they have evolved and how they manage to survive. This book is part of the Science is Everywhere series, which demystifies the key science topics and shows how they relate to the world around us with fun, colourful graphics. These books are ideal for children aged 9 plus who are studying science, or for young readers who want to get to grips with science in a fun way.

Day and Night - Level 2 (Paperback, Edition): Shira Evans, National Geographic Kids Day and Night - Level 2 (Paperback, Edition)
Shira Evans, National Geographic Kids
R203 Discovery Miles 2 030 Ships in 10 - 15 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 how animals and plants change and adapt to day and night in this photographic non-fiction book. 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.

Poisoned Water - How the Citizens of Flint, Michigan, Fought for Their Lives and Warned the Nation (Hardcover): Candy J Cooper,... Poisoned Water - How the Citizens of Flint, Michigan, Fought for Their Lives and Warned the Nation (Hardcover)
Candy J Cooper, Marc Aronson
R452 R370 Discovery Miles 3 700 Save R82 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Extreme Survival in Polar Regions (Paperback, New edition): Sally Morgan Extreme Survival in Polar Regions (Paperback, New edition)
Sally Morgan
R169 R128 Discovery Miles 1 280 Save R41 (24%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The world is a dangerous place! Find out about the harrowing tales of bravery and daring in this series that takes the reader to the extreme limits of nature. Features colour photographs, maps, a table of contents and an index.

DIY Survival Manual: Natural Disasters - Avoid. Escape. Survive. (Paperback): Ben Hubbard DIY Survival Manual: Natural Disasters - Avoid. Escape. Survive. (Paperback)
Ben Hubbard 1
R261 R177 Discovery Miles 1 770 Save R84 (32%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

DIY Survival Manual: Natural Disasters has the answers to help you prepare for, survive and endure any major natural disaster. Packed with easy to read step-by-step instructions, top tips and real-life survivor accounts. Myth-busting boxes explain the science behind the disasters and common misconceptions held. Discover how each natural disaster is formed and how to always be prepared for every likely scenario. Can you stay calm in the midst of an avalanche? Do you know what to do when a tornado warning sounds? How can you identify different types of wildfire? Take the tests and on-the-spot quizzes to find out whether you are a true survivor.

My First Seas and Oceans Book (Board book): Matthew Oldham My First Seas and Oceans Book (Board book)
Matthew Oldham; Illustrated by Jane Newland 1
R245 R193 Discovery Miles 1 930 Save R52 (21%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

An informative picture book for young children that explores the amazing world beneath the waves. Prepare to explore kaleidoscopic coral reefs, frozen Arctic waters and the deepest, darkest parts of the ocean floor.

The Ocean in Your Bathtub (Hardcover): Seth Fishman The Ocean in Your Bathtub (Hardcover)
Seth Fishman; Illustrated by Isabel Greenberg
R453 R377 Discovery Miles 3 770 Save R76 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
My wonders-van-die-wereld-atlas (Afrikaans, Paperback): Editions Caramel My wonders-van-die-wereld-atlas (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Editions Caramel
R135 R116 Discovery Miles 1 160 Save R19 (14%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Hierdie atlas is vol fassinerende feite, geillustreerde kaarte, pragtige tekeninge en fantastiese foto’s oor die natuurlike en mensgemaakte wonders van ons planeet. Jy kry boonop baie plakkers om op die wereldkaart en in die boek te plak. Hierdie atlas sal jou leer om die wereld se beroemde wonders te herken, en ook om nuwes te ontdek. Jy sal sien waar hulle is en wat hulle so wonderlik maak. So, maak reg vir ’n betowerende wondertoer.

What On Earth?: Wind (Paperback): Isabel Thomas What On Earth?: Wind (Paperback)
Isabel Thomas; Artworks by Paulina Morgan 1
R257 R191 Discovery Miles 1 910 Save R66 (26%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Explore, create and investigate Wind and Water. Learn about these elements through experiments, investigations and hands-on tasks. What on Earth? takes the reader on a journey of discovery to explore the natural elements of our world. Find out how humans have harnessed the wind's energy and travelled the world. Create an experiment using your own windmill and learn how to make a sail racer. Discover all about the water cycle and make a precipitation gauge or grow your own stalactite. This series takes a cross-disciplinary approach, including links to culture, history, arts and crafts, as well as the science behind each topic. Internal links encourage children to choose their own path through the book, with each spread providing a new adventure.

National Geographic Kids Readers: Storms (Paperback): Miriam Goin National Geographic Kids Readers: Storms (Paperback)
Miriam Goin 1
R113 R89 Discovery Miles 890 Save R24 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

There are many kinds of storms, and they can be scary, but this overview helps readers understand how and why they happen and shows the importance of weather in different parts of the world and out-of-this world on other planets! Looks at all the big storms created by Mother Nature run amuk-from lightning and thunder to monsoons, hurricanes, and tornadoes. Features superlatives, jokes, and best of all, the incredible photographs available only from National Geographic.

The Best Nut Party (Hardcover): Morley Vanessa The Best Nut Party (Hardcover)
Morley Vanessa; Illustrated by Peasley Camielee
R399 Discovery Miles 3 990 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
It Can't Be True! Animals - Unbelievable Facts About Amazing Animals (Hardcover): Dk It Can't Be True! Animals - Unbelievable Facts About Amazing Animals (Hardcover)
Dk 1
R340 R267 Discovery Miles 2 670 Save R73 (21%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

An eye-popping encyclopedia of brain-boggling facts about the most incredible animals on Earth

Packed with mind-blowing facts and awesome illustrations, this brilliant book explores the weird and wonderful world of animals.

Did you know the weight of one blue whale is the same as 32 Asian elephants? Can you believe that the quantity of sugary nectar a hummingbird needs to sip each day to keep its wings beating is equivalent to a human drinking 2,880 cans of fizzy drink!

"But it can't be true", you say. Yes, it really is!

It Can't Be True! Animals brings you record-breaking facts, amazing true stories of heroic animals, and unbelievable animal activity that you can see for yourself. Eye-popping photos, and unique illustrations show you what the numbers mean, comparing the extraordinary with the familiar. From the coconut crab that grows bigger than a basketball to the ruppel vulture that soars higher than an aeroplane, this unique book for kids shows you what other books can only tell you.

With stories across all the main animal groups - invertebrates, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals - It Can't Be True! Animals is the perfect book for children who are curious about animals.

Sea Turtles (New & Updated Edition) (Hardcover, Updated ed.): Gail Gibbons Sea Turtles (New & Updated Edition) (Hardcover, Updated ed.)
Gail Gibbons
R467 R386 Discovery Miles 3 860 Save R81 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
My First Book of Southern African Seashore Life (English & Foreign language, Paperback, New Edition): Roberta Griffiths My First Book of Southern African Seashore Life (English & Foreign language, Paperback, New Edition)
Roberta Griffiths; Illustrated by Judy Mare
R120 R95 Discovery Miles 950 Save R25 (21%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

My first book of Southern African Seashore life is the latest title in this successful children's series. The title covers 58 sea creatures and plants that are likely to be seen at the shore. An illustrated introduction gives context to the subject, and then each of the featured specimens gets a vivid, full-colour illustration; simple, informative text; translation into three other languages – Afrikaans, Xhosa and Zulu; visual clues about the creatures' diet, size, distribution round our coast, locomotion and exactly where they live relative to the water line. This beautiful and inspiring introduction to southern Africa’s shores will appeal to children – and parents – of all ages.

Diary of a Young Naturalist (Hardcover): Dara McAnulty Diary of a Young Naturalist (Hardcover)
Dara McAnulty 1
R451 R368 Discovery Miles 3 680 Save R83 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Diary of a Young Naturalist chronicles the turning of 15-year-old Dara McAnulty's world. From spring and through a year in his home patch in Northern Ireland, Dara spent the seasons writing. These vivid, evocative and moving diary entries about his connection to wildlife and the way he sees the world are raw in their telling. "I was diagnosed with Asperger's/autism aged five ... By age seven I knew I was very different, I had got used to the isolation, my inability to break through into the world of talking about football or Minecraft was not tolerated. Then came the bullying. Nature became so much more than an escape; it became a life-support system." Diary of a Young Naturalist portrays Dara's intense connection to the natural world, and his perspective as a teenager juggling exams and friendships alongside a life of campaigning. "In writing this book," Dara explains, "I have experienced challenges but also felt incredible joy, wonder, curiosity and excitement. In sharing this journey my hope is that people of all generations will not only understand autism a little more but also appreciate a child's eye view on our delicate and changing biosphere."

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