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Emergency Rescue - Meet Real-life Heroes (Hardcover): Camilla Gersh, Dk Emergency Rescue - Meet Real-life Heroes (Hardcover)
Camilla Gersh, Dk
R125 R93 Discovery Miles 930 Save R32 (26%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

DK Reads Emergency is part of DK's three-level reading scheme to get kids reading and learn how to read at home. At the "Starting to Read Alone" level, DK Reads Emergency is ideal for beginners reading for meaning, decoding and recognising words. Find out about lifesaving services who help us in emergencies in DK Reads Emergency, from dispatchers to answer 999 calls, to the police, firefighters, ambulance crew and other crucial services. Learn about the skills they need to do their jobs, the equipment and vehicles they use - and the courage that's required to risk their lives in order to rescue others. Levelled into stages, DK Reads is designed to help every child progress their reading skills and become a confident reader. With engaging stories, exciting images and interactive elements, including recipes, questions, diary entries and more, this series appeals directly to kids.

Sticker Dolly Dressing - Back to School and Dream Jobs (Paperback): Emily Bone, Fiona Watt Sticker Dolly Dressing - Back to School and Dream Jobs (Paperback)
Emily Bone, Fiona Watt
R252 R191 Discovery Miles 1 910 Save R61 (24%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Dress the dolls in uniforms and outfits as they prepare to go back to school. Little children can dress the dolls for choir practice, for drama club, going on a school trip, and more. Dream jobs features all kinds of occupations that the dolls have been thinking about, such as caring for animals on a wildlife sanctuary, investigating a crime scene as a forensic scientist, working out dance routines as a choreographer and being a racing car engineer. Includes over 600 stickers to create outfits and add accessories to the dolls in the scenes.

Baby's Very First Mix and Match Jobs (Board book): Fiona Watt Baby's Very First Mix and Match Jobs (Board book)
Fiona Watt; Illustrated by Stella Baggott 1
R130 R103 Discovery Miles 1 030 Save R27 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Little children will love making different animals with this entertaining board book. Each page is split into two parts - a head and a body - with animals in various jobs to mix and match. With over 150 combinations and bright illustrations throughout.

199 Jobs (Board book): Hannah Watson 199 Jobs (Board book)
Hannah Watson; Illustrated by Sean Longcroft 1
R130 R103 Discovery Miles 1 030 Save R27 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

This characterful reference book contains 199 illustrations of people doing all kinds of jobs. Charming illustrations familiarise children with the job roles they'll recognise from school, at the doctor's surgery and at the shops, as well as introducing them to marine biologists, musicians, mechanics and many more besides.

Little First Stickers Diggers and Cranes (Paperback): Hannah Watson Little First Stickers Diggers and Cranes (Paperback)
Hannah Watson; Illustrated by Joaquin Camp 1
R130 R103 Discovery Miles 1 030 Save R27 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Create a playground, mine a quarry and demolish a building in this entertaining activity book for young children. There are over 200 reusable stickers of diggers, cranes, trucks and workers to add to the building sites, and a fold-out back cover to store stickers when not in use.

i-SPY On a Ferry - What Can You Spot? (Paperback): I Spy i-SPY On a Ferry - What Can You Spot? (Paperback)
I Spy 1
R70 R57 Discovery Miles 570 Save R13 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Search for over 140 things to see on a ferry with this i-SPY guide. This fun activity book encourages kids to explore boats, harbours, ferries and marina, in search of i-SPY points. A fun, interactive way to encourage curious children to learn about the world around them. What can you spot? Get i-SPYing with these features: * Vibrant colour coded photographs * Learn about items on deck to what can be seen from a ferry along the way * Points to score from common sights like fire alarm (5 points) to top spots such as hovercraft (40 points) Children love these fun and fascinating i-SPY activity books - discover over 30 other i-SPY guides in the series!

Incredible Jobs You've (Probably) Never Heard of (Hardcover): Natalie Labarre Incredible Jobs You've (Probably) Never Heard of (Hardcover)
Natalie Labarre 1
R372 R298 Discovery Miles 2 980 Save R74 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Do you know what you want to do when you grow up? Why not work as a babysitter . . . for sloths? Or become a farmer . . . of corpses? You might even grow up to be someone who gets paid to actually sleep on the job! From taste testers to dinosaur dusters, there are all kinds of incredible jobs that you've probably never heard of . . . and one of them might be just right for you!

Discover all kinds of weird and wonderful jobs you never knew existed in this incredible, large-format picture book brimming with wit and wow-factor, from fresh new author-illustrator talent, Natalie Labarre.

Fantastically Great Women Who Worked Wonders (Hardcover, Gift Edition): Kate Pankhurst Fantastically Great Women Who Worked Wonders (Hardcover, Gift Edition)
Kate Pankhurst; Illustrated by Kate Pankhurst 1
R185 R146 Discovery Miles 1 460 Save R39 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Kate Pankhurst, descendent of Emmeline Pankhurst, is back with a brand new wildly brilliant and accessible book about incredible women in the world of work.

What do you want to be when you grow up? It's a BIG question that everyone is asked from an early age. Discover eye-opening facts about a collection of go-getting women who have pioneered careers in a kaleidoscope of different industries. Join scientists, doctors, athletes, hot-air balloonists and more, journey back in time with these brave, bold and brilliant women and discover that anything is possible when you make the most of YOUR talents.

Prepare yourself for a celebration of women who opened doors and made it possible for more women to achieve amazing things today. Overflowing with beautiful illustrations and astounding facts, Fantastically Great Women Who Worked Wonders is the perfect introduction to just a few of the most incredible women who helped shaped the world we live in.

List of women featured: Junko Tabei, Sophie Blanchard, Maria Merian, Elizabeth Magie, the London Matchgirls, Rosa May Billinghurst, Katherine Johnson, Annette Kellerman, Katia Krafft, Rosalind Franklin, James Barry, Madam C.J. Walker, Lotte Reiniger.

Wheels and Steel - Machines (Hardcover): Jenny Copper Wheels and Steel - Machines (Hardcover)
Jenny Copper; Illustrated by Rachael McLean
R198 R156 Discovery Miles 1 560 Save R42 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
Look Inside a Hospital (Board book): Katie Daynes Look Inside a Hospital (Board book)
Katie Daynes; Illustrated by Stefano Tognetti
R215 R169 Discovery Miles 1 690 Save R46 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Look Inside a Hospital is a fabulous addition to the Look Inside series, a fascinating insight into what really goes on in a hospital and an important book for any child who might be visiting ill relatives or need to go into hospital themselves. Find out what it's like to stay overnight, how operations happen and where babies are born.

Business for Beginners (Hardcover): Lara Bryan, Rose Hall Business for Beginners (Hardcover)
Lara Bryan, Rose Hall; Illustrated by Kellan Stover 1
R215 R169 Discovery Miles 1 690 Save R46 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

'Business' means making and selling things or skills to anyone who wants them. But how do you come up with a business idea? And how do you make an idea work in real life? This books explores the practical world of making money, as well as explaining how businesses shape the world we live in and the way we live.

Firefighter in Training (Paperback): Cath Ard Firefighter in Training (Paperback)
Cath Ard 1
R166 R132 Discovery Miles 1 320 Save R34 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Do you have what it takes to become a real firefighter? Packed with bitesize information, Firefighter In Training will teach you all about first aid, fighting fires, rescuing people and animals from difficult places, and much more!

Complete simple tasks to get real, hands-on experience while you explore how to keep people safe and learn how to think like a firefighter. Can you help to put out a fire? Or know what to do if a person is trapped up high? Or even perform first aid when people need help? Look inside to find out!

Kingfisher’s In Training series encourages children to get excited about STEAM subjects and the incredible jobs linked to them. From firefighter to vet, kids can learn about the skills and know-how needed to do one of these amazing jobs.

Fantastically Great Women Who Worked Wonders (Paperback): Kate Pankhurst Fantastically Great Women Who Worked Wonders (Paperback)
Kate Pankhurst; Illustrated by Kate Pankhurst 1
R227 R203 Discovery Miles 2 030 Save R24 (11%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Kate Pankhurst, descendent of Emmeline Pankhurst, is back with a brand new wildly brilliant and accessible book about incredible women in the world of work.

What do you want to be when you grow up? It's a BIG question that everyone is asked from an early age. Discover eye-opening facts about a collection of go-getting women who have pioneered careers in a kaleidoscope of different industries. Join scientists, doctors, athletes, hot-air balloonists and more, journey back in time with these brave, bold and brilliant women and discover that anything is possible when you make the most of YOUR talents.

Prepare yourself for a celebration of women who opened doors and made it possible for more women to achieve amazing things today. Overflowing with beautiful illustrations and astounding facts, Fantastically Great Women Who Worked Wonders is the perfect introduction to just a few of the most incredible women who helped shaped the world we live in.

List of women featured: Junko Tabei, Sophie Blanchard, Maria Merian, Elizabeth Magie, the London Matchgirls, Rosa May Billinghurst, Katherine Johnson, Annette Kellerman, Katia Krafft, Rosalind Franklin, James Barry, Madam C.J. Walker, Lotte Reiniger.

First Sticker Book Jobs (Paperback): Hannah Watson First Sticker Book Jobs (Paperback)
Hannah Watson; Illustrated by Sean Longcroft 1
R143 R109 Discovery Miles 1 090 Save R34 (24%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Learn more about what grown-ups do all day with this fun and informative sticker book. Featuring spreads such as `In a hospital', `In a school' and `At the fire station', the contents support teaching in schools on the topic `People who help me'. With charming stickers to add to every scene, children may start to dream about their future job, too.

Opportunities in Writing Careers (Paperback, Rev. ed): Elizabeth Foote-Smith Opportunities in Writing Careers (Paperback, Rev. ed)
Elizabeth Foote-Smith
R337 R272 Discovery Miles 2 720 Save R65 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Launch a career doing what you love!

Get started in the career of your dreams with help from "Opportunities in Writing Careers." From skill and training requirements to current salary figures, this practical guide provides a complete overview of the job possibilities in your chosen field. With this knowledge, you'll feel confident to pursue a profession that makes both you and your wallet happy.

"Opportunities in Writing Careers" will help you: Determine the specialty that's right for you, from poetry to journalism to technical writing Acquire in-depth knowledge of the writing industry Find out what kind of salary you can expect for each job Understand the daily routine of your chosen field Focus your job search using the industry organization listings provided

You could have a successful career as a: science writer magazine publisher screenwriter novelist biographer journalist

Careers in Medicine, 3rd ed. (Paperback, 3rd edition): Terence J Sacks Careers in Medicine, 3rd ed. (Paperback, 3rd edition)
Terence J Sacks
R400 R320 Discovery Miles 3 200 Save R80 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Your prescription for a thriving career in medicine!

Careers in medicine are tremendously rewarding; they're also fiercely competitive. In order to compete, you need to begin with a clear plan: What will you specialize in? Where will you go to med school? How will you finance it?

"Careers in Medicine" has the answers. Here, you'll discover all the information you need to find a satisfying and secure job doing what you love. Whether your interests lie in emergency work, private practice, or caring for the elderly, this guide will help you: Clearly understand your various career options Key in on the specialty most suited for you--from pediatrics to geriatrics to osteopathy Know what to expect when you start out Find the education and training you'll need to stay ahead of the competition Familiarize yourself with current salaries, benefits, and the best job prospects

Careers for Legal Eagles and Other Law-and-order Types (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition): Blythe Camenson Careers for Legal Eagles and Other Law-and-order Types (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
Blythe Camenson
R336 R271 Discovery Miles 2 710 Save R65 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Careers for Legal Eagles & Other Law-and-Order Types

The legal system is what holds our society together. What could be more rewarding than a career helping it function smoothly? Work in this profession and you'll always have something going on, guaranteed. If you want to serve the community, stay busy, and make good money while you're at it, a perfect option is a career in the legal system, where a job awaits you no matter what your talents are. This book will put you on the path to success. Careers for Legal Eagles & Other Law-and-Order Types provides all the information you need to launch a career as a: Judge Attorney Court Staff Paralegal Legal Secretary Law Enforcement Officer Private Investigator Corrections Officer Security Guard Federal Agent

Inside you'll find practical advice on deciding which calling is for you, along with first-hand accounts of the everyday routines and working conditions of selected jobs. Written for newcomers and career-changers alike, Careers for Legal Eagles & Other Law-and-Order Types includes lists of resources to help you get your foot in the door. Here's the first step to a profitable living doing what you love.

Opportunities In Event Planning Careers (Paperback, Revised ed): Blythe Camenson Opportunities In Event Planning Careers (Paperback, Revised ed)
Blythe Camenson
R322 R261 Discovery Miles 2 610 Save R61 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

More than 100 opportunities for students and job seekers!



The most comprehensive career book series available, Opportunities in...covers a range of professions from acting to writing, and encompasses traditional as well as cutting-edge careers. Each book offers job seekers essential information about a variety of careers within each field and includes training and education requirements, salary statistics, and professional and Internet resources.


Sticker Dolly Dressing: Dream Jobs (Paperback): Fiona Watt Sticker Dolly Dressing: Dream Jobs (Paperback)
Fiona Watt
R150 R118 Discovery Miles 1 180 Save R32 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Help best friends Becca, Katy and Leyla dress for their dream jobs, including a vet in Africa, a magazine editor, professional snowboarder and forensic scientist. Young children will love choosing their own dream jobs as they complete the scenes using the 350+ stickers provided. Illustrations: Full colour throughout WARNING! Not suitable for children under 36 months because of small parts. Choking Hazard.

DKfindout! Engineering (Paperback): Dk DKfindout! Engineering (Paperback)
Dk 1
R149 R110 Discovery Miles 1 100 Save R39 (26%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Silver award winner in the MadeForMums Awards 2017 children's books series category. DKfindout! Engineering opens up the amazing world of engineering for kids with beautiful photography, lively illustrations, and key curriculum information. The DKfindout! series will satisfy any child who is eager to learn and acquire facts - and keep them coming back for more! DKfindout! Engineering showcases engineering feats throughout history from the pyramids of Ancient Egypt to the building of the Golden Gate Bridge. The book also features famous engineers, including the Wright brothers to Gustave Eiffel. Steam engines, rocket technology, bridges, and buildings are all covered here in this exciting book.

How to Be a Scientist (Hardcover): Steve Mould How to Be a Scientist (Hardcover)
Steve Mould 1
R333 R237 Discovery Miles 2 370 Save R96 (29%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Discover the skills it takes to become a scientist in DK's new science book for kids with science presenter and comedian Steve Mould. Being a scientist isn't just about wearing a lab coat and performing science experiments in test tubes. It's about looking at the world and trying to figure out how it works. As well as simple science experiments for kids to try, How to Be a Scientist will teach them how to think like a scientist and ask questions including: why doesn't pineapple jelly set, how do you grow your own crystals, and how does a black and white image turn to colour? For every scientific concept the child learns they will be encouraged to find new ways to test it further. Fun questions, science games, and real-life scenarios make science relevant to children. In How to be a Scientist the emphasis is on inspiring kids, which means less time spent in stuffy labs and more time in the real world!

ABC for Me: ABC What Can He Be? - Boys can be anything they want to be, from A to Z (Board book): Sugar Snap Studio, Jessie Ford ABC for Me: ABC What Can He Be? - Boys can be anything they want to be, from A to Z (Board book)
Sugar Snap Studio, Jessie Ford
R279 R234 Discovery Miles 2 340 Save R45 (16%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Crossing the Line - Young Women Talk About Being in Trouble with the Law (Paperback): Carol Drinkwater Crossing the Line - Young Women Talk About Being in Trouble with the Law (Paperback)
Carol Drinkwater
R145 Discovery Miles 1 450 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Young women talk about what led them to cross the line, and how they both coped with, and learned from, their experiences. The collection also includes young women who have had friends or family in jail, and what it has meant for them.

Firefighters (Hardcover, New edition): Katie Daynes Firefighters (Hardcover, New edition)
Katie Daynes
R130 R103 Discovery Miles 1 030 Save R27 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Fires, accidents, earthquakes and floods - firefighters are never far from danger. This thrilling book shows where they work, how they fight fires and how they rescue people. Usborne Beginners is an exciting series of books for children who are beginning to read on their own.

Bear at Work (Board book): Stella Blackstone, Tanya Batt Bear at Work (Board book)
Stella Blackstone, Tanya Batt; Illustrated by Gail Newey, Debbie Harter
R165 R138 Discovery Miles 1 380 Save R27 (16%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

In his new adventure, Bear has lots to do and sharethis time, he's a postman. Follow Bear as he delivers letters, parcels and packages all over town, meeting other bears, all busy working at their different jobs. The rhyming lines and whimsical rhythm of the story will have your child asking you to read it again and again!

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