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Books > Children's & Educational > Geography & environment > Geography > Weather > General

Wetlands (Hardcover): Tricia Oktober Wetlands (Hardcover)
Tricia Oktober
R239 R191 Discovery Miles 1 910 Save R48 (20%) Out of stock
Coastlines (Paperback): Kay Barnham, Nicola Edwards Coastlines (Paperback)
Kay Barnham, Nicola Edwards
R160 R138 Discovery Miles 1 380 Save R22 (14%) Out of stock

This book introduces young readers to the different types of coastlines, from sandy beaches to rocky headlands. It looks at what waves are and how they can change the shape of the coastline. It shows how headlands, bays, beaches and natural harbours are formed. It describes the types of wildlife that live along coastlines and the people that live and work there. It also examines how coasts are being eroded and what is being done to protect them. There is a list of 10 fascinating facts at the back of the book and a map showing where the places mentioned in the fact file are. Words in bold in the text can be found in the glossary. A combination of clear diagrams and large photographs help the reader's understanding of the text.

Tidal waves - Tidal waves: Tidal waves (Paperback, New ed): J. Walker Tidal waves - Tidal waves: Tidal waves (Paperback, New ed)
J. Walker
R189 R163 Discovery Miles 1 630 Save R26 (14%) Out of stock

The awesome display of power that is unleashed by many of the world's natural disasters has aroused both terror and curiosity foe centuries. This series of books looks at the history of natural disasters and their effects on mankind and the environment. Tidal Waves have nothing to do with tides. They are caused by earthquakes on the sea bed, and they can crash on land causing widespread devastation. Floods can prevail anywhere on Earth and no part of the world can be considered immune to their devastating effect. Dramatic pictures illustrate this book which explains all aspects of these destructive powers. Famine is a widespread problem that can occur in any corner of the developing world. Almost one third of the land on Earth is prone to drought, and animal plagues can lead to famine and devastation. This book explores their causes and effects.

Out and About (Paperback, Reissue): Shirley Hughes Out and About (Paperback, Reissue)
Shirley Hughes
R189 R163 Discovery Miles 1 630 Save R26 (14%) Out of stock

In this collection of poems, a small girl and her baby brother romp through the changing seasons, taking pleasure in the different elements and weather conditions - sunshine, wind, rain, mist and snow.

Changing Seasons (Paperback, New): Bobbie Kalman Changing Seasons (Paperback, New)
Bobbie Kalman
R191 R181 Discovery Miles 1 810 Save R10 (5%) Out of stock

Intended for ages 6-10, this book clearly explains the fascinating changes that take place in nature every year. This vibrant book takes an in-depth look at why there are four seasons, the patterns that appear in each season, and how these changes affect both plants and animals, including people This book provides fascinating information on: why leaves change colour in autumn, migration and hibernation; how plants and animals survive in winter; and how and why plants grow in spring.

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