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

South African Animal Portraits A-Z (Paperback): Nicolaas Maritz South African Animal Portraits A-Z (Paperback)
Nicolaas Maritz
R270 R248 Discovery Miles 2 480 Save R22 (8%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Meet the mammals, reptiles, insects and birds who populate the veld, desert, forests and ponds of South Africa.

From the ant-eating aardvark to the zebra spitting cobra, there is a new friend on every page. Packed with vivid and charming illustrations and includes the scientific name of each animal.

Born To Be Free (Paperback): Gareth Patterson Born To Be Free (Paperback)
Gareth Patterson
R145 R115 Discovery Miles 1 150 Save R30 (21%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Would the cubs have to spend their entire lives behind bars in a zoo, or would they have a free life in the wild, as George had intended for them?

Lion expert Gareth Patterson rescues George’s cubs and, by living as a human member of the little pride, Gareth prepares to introduce the young lions back into the wild.

This heart-warming book tells the true story of lioness Rafiki, her sister, Furaha, and her brother, Batian.

Bedtime for Baby Shark: Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo (Paperback): John John Bajet Bedtime for Baby Shark: Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo (Paperback)
John John Bajet; Illustrated by John John Bajet 1
R196 R146 Discovery Miles 1 460 Save R50 (26%) In stock

Sing and dance along with Baby Shark as he gets ready for bed in this playful song and story - the follow-up to the bestselling picture book! How does Baby Shark get ready for bed? Brush your teeth! Doo doo doo doo doo doo! Take a bath! Doo doo doo doo doo doo! Read a book! Doo doo doo doo doo doo! Off to sleep! Sing, dance and read along to this brand-new bedtime song, featuring Baby Shark, Mama Shark, Daddy Shark and more underwater friends. Kids and caregivers alike will delight in this silly illustrated story of a shark family's bedtime routine, full of funny, eye-popping illustrations and a catchy tune you won't be able to stopsinging. Also features helpful picture guides so readers can dance along, act out the hand and foot movements and develop theirfine motor skills. By the end of the story, little ones will be laughing, singing and dancing their way off to bed with this charming and catchy read-aloud! Are you ready to help Baby Shark get ready for bedtime?

Willbee the Bumblebee (Paperback): Craig Smith, Maureen Thomson Willbee the Bumblebee (Paperback)
Craig Smith, Maureen Thomson; Illustrated by Katz Cowley 1
R224 R149 Discovery Miles 1 490 Save R75 (33%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

From the bestselling author and illustrator behind the million-copy The Wonky Donky book comes Willbee The Bumblebee, a catchy rhyme with endearing illustrations that will leave you buzzing! "With his new jersey on, he got back his hum, all his bits were warmed up... even his bum!" Willbee the bumblebee is so embarrassed when he realises that his stripy jumper has caught on a rose thorn and completely unravelled, showing his bare bum! With help from Monica the butterfly and Steve the spider, Willbee recovers his jumper and is back to buzzing around the garden in no time. The viral internet sensation of "The Scottish Granny" reading The Wonky Donkey story to her grandchild has been viewed over 3 million times, and the picture book, based on the popular song, has sold over 2 million copies worldwide. The third book in the series, Grinny Granny Donkey, will release in November 2020.

Little Lift and Look Garden (Paperback): Anna Milbourne Little Lift and Look Garden (Paperback)
Anna Milbourne; Illustrated by Sarah Allen 1
R120 R95 Discovery Miles 950 Save R25 (21%) In stock

Follow an inquisitive little mouse as it scampers through a garden, and lift leaves and petals to meet lots of other garden creatures along the way. This charming book for little children has lots to discover and talk about on every page, from butterflies and dragonflies to frogs, birds and snails.

The Ugly Five Sticker Book (Paperback): Julia Donaldson The Ugly Five Sticker Book (Paperback)
Julia Donaldson; Illustrated by Axel Scheffler 1
R181 R141 Discovery Miles 1 410 Save R40 (22%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Discover the UGLY FIVE with this fantastic new activity book based on the bestselling book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Packed with over 400 stickers, colouring-in pages, dot-to-dots, puzzles, spot the difference, mazes, simple word searches, there's plenty to keep little hands busy for hours.

What Do They Do With All That Poo? (Paperback): Jane Kurtz What Do They Do With All That Poo? (Paperback)
Jane Kurtz; Illustrated by Allison Black 1
R201 R137 Discovery Miles 1 370 Save R64 (32%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

There are so many different animals at the zoo, and they each make lots and lots (and sometimes LOTS!) of poo.

So what do zoos do with all of that poo?

This laugh-out-loud picture book explores all kinds of zoo poo, from cube-shaped wombat poo to teeny tiny worm droppings, and all of the places it ends up, including in science labs and your back garden!

Welcome to the wonderful world of poo! Take a whiff and learn something new...

Everything: Insects (Paperback): National Geographic Kids Everything: Insects (Paperback)
National Geographic Kids 1
R234 R177 Discovery Miles 1 770 Save R57 (24%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Packed with facts and tantalising anecdotes from experts and bursting with colour photographs, learn all about insects in this fresh take on the subject that kids with love. It's time to learn everything about insects! 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.

Everything: Sharks (Paperback): National Geographic Kids Everything: Sharks (Paperback)
National Geographic Kids 1
R234 R177 Discovery Miles 1 770 Save R57 (24%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Packed with facts and tantalising anecdotes from experts and bursting with colour photographs, learn all about sharks in this fresh take on the subject that kids with love. It's time to learn everything about sharks! 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.

Animals of the World Book and Jigsaw (Game): Sam Smith Animals of the World Book and Jigsaw (Game)
Sam Smith; Illustrated by Gareth Lucas 1
R225 R177 Discovery Miles 1 770 Save R48 (21%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

This delightful pack contains a 200-piece jigsaw of a beautifully illustrated world map, complete with all kinds of amazing creatures that can be found across the various continents and in Earth's oceans. It also includes a 32-page Animal Picture Atlas in which children can learn more about the animals and the places where they live.

Time for School, Baby Shark! Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo (PB) (Paperback): Scholastic Inc Time for School, Baby Shark! Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo (PB) (Paperback)
Scholastic Inc; Illustrated by John John Bajet
R200 R164 Discovery Miles 1 640 Save R36 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Sing and dance along with Baby Shark in this playful song and story - the follow-up to the two bestselling picture books! What does Baby Shark do at school? Story time! Doo doo doo doo doo doo! Sing a song! Doo doo doo doo doo doo! Make a friend! Doo doo doo doo doo doo! Play all day!

Let's Go on Safari! (Paperback): Kate Gilman Williams, Michelle Campbell Let's Go on Safari! (Paperback)
Kate Gilman Williams, Michelle Campbell
R100 R79 Discovery Miles 790 Save R21 (21%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

What happens when 8-year-old Kate, on safari in South Africa with her family, meets Michelle, a professional wildlife guide? The two new friends – one from America, the other from South Africa – turn their adventures into a lively book in which they share facts and secrets about the African bushveld. At the same time, they show how young children everywhere can become advocates for wild animals. Let’s Go on Safari! combines daily entries in Kate’s African safari journal with insights from Michelle about the bushveld and wildlife. Kate discovers the wonders of wildlife contrasted with the threats that animals face. She is inspired to make a difference. The book provides examples of small-scale, achievable animal advocacy projects that kids can initiate in their own communities and schools. Let’s Go on Safari! has been endorsed by significant conservation bodies, including the Jane Goodall Institute, the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and Global Wildlife Conservation, an organisation working around the world to save endangered animals. Sales points: An entertaining account of what happens on a bushveld safari, told by a young nature lover; packed with interesting facts and full-colour photographs, and presented in an accessible journal style; shows young readers that they can play a positive role in saving wildlife; endorsed by global conservation bodies: the Jane Goodall Institute, the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and Global Wildlife Conservation.

Peep Inside: The Forest (Board book, New Edition): Anna Milbourne Peep Inside: The Forest (Board book, New Edition)
Anna Milbourne; Illustrated by Simona Dimitri 1
R200 R157 Discovery Miles 1 570 Save R43 (21%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Peep into the forest to discover twittering birds and busy bugs, sleepy bears and a spring-cleaning badger in this charming book filled with intricately cut flaps and holes to peep through. Little children can see how the forest changes through the seasons, find out what happens to autumn leaves and discover a bird sitting on the eggs in her nest.

Alligators and Crocodiles - Level 3 (Paperback): Laura Marsh Alligators and Crocodiles - Level 3 (Paperback)
Laura Marsh
R222 Discovery Miles 2 220 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

National Geographic Primary Readers pair magnificent National Geographic photographs with engaging text by skilled authors to help your child learn to read. Developed by education experts, this series of books for beginner readers is spread across four levels: Early Reader, Becoming Fluent, Becoming Independent and Independent Reader. A pair of eyes lurks just above the water's surface - is it a crocodile or an alligator? Packed with beautiful and engaging photos, kids will learn all about these two reptiles, and find out what makes them different. This National Geographic Kids Level 3 Reader provides both accessible and gripping text to captivate the scientists and explorers of tomorrow! Level 3: Becoming Independent books are best suited for kids who are ready for complex sentences and more challenging vocabulary, but still draw on occasional support from adults. They are ideal for readers of Purple and Gold book bands for guided reading. For another National Geographic Level 3 Reader, try Manatees (9780008266691).

Really Remarkable Reptiles (Hardcover): Jake Williams Really Remarkable Reptiles (Hardcover)
Jake Williams 1
R395 R297 Discovery Miles 2 970 Save R98 (25%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

From award-winning illustrator and designer Jake Williams comes a quirky, arty book filled with fascinating information on reptiles - the most remarkable creatures ever. Reptiles are some of the most well-adapted, specialised and remarkable creatures on Earth. They have adapted to live in the most extreme environments on Earth, and they have a number of interesting tricks for catching prey and avoiding becoming it. All sort of strange and wonderful facts are inside, such as why crocodiles swallow stones, why a group of turtle eggs will hatch at the same time, and which is friend or which is foe of the similarly-looking coral and milk snakes. You'll learn about reptiles in soaking rainforests, blistering deserts, and more - and you can find out how you can help preserve these amazing habitats from the greatest danger to reptiles ever - climate change. This beautiful book features a neon orange spine and cover text.

Wild Cats - Level 2 (Paperback): Elizabeth Carney Wild Cats - Level 2 (Paperback)
Elizabeth Carney
R198 Discovery Miles 1 980 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

National Geographic Primary Readers pair magnificent National Geographic photographs with engaging text by skilled authors to help your child learn to read. Developed by education experts, this series of books for beginner readers is spread across four levels: Early Reader, Becoming Fluent, Becoming Independent and Independent Reader. Children will learn all sorts of fun facts about the exciting lives of wild cats in this National Geographic Kids Level 2 Reader - including tigers, leopards, lynx, cheetahs, mountain lions and many more! Beautiful photos, fascinating facts and carefully levelled text make this book perfect for reading aloud as children become more fluent in their reading. Level 2: Becoming Fluent books are a great match for kids who are developing reading stamina and enjoy a longer book. They are ideal for readers of Green, Orange and Turquoise book bands for guided reading. For another National Geographic Level 2 Reader, try Polar Bears (9780008266592).

Encyclopedia of Animals (Hardcover): Jules Howard Encyclopedia of Animals (Hardcover)
Jules Howard; Illustrated by Jarom Vogel 1
R456 R341 Discovery Miles 3 410 Save R115 (25%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Plunge into the diversity of the animal kingdom in this Encyclopaedia of Animals. Packed with over 500 creatures, every one is looked at in detail by a natural history expert. From the tiniest sponge to the largest elephant, all entries are gloriously illustrated in this spectacular celebration of life on Earth. Entries cover habitat, size and behaviour, with zoologist and environmental scientist Jules Howard's expertise brought to life by Jarom Vogel's eye-opening artwork. The book is subdivided into classes of the animal kingdom, including mammals, reptiles, birds, invertebrates and fish. Start at the beginning or dip in and out - whatever page you land on, you're sure to find your new favourite creature! Encyclopedia of Animals is an essential addition to the bookshelf of any amateur zoologist, young or old, guaranteed to broaden horizons and deepen your appreciation of life on our amazing planet. And for those budding entomologists looking to satisfy their creepy-crawly curiosity, be sure to check out Encyclopedia of Insects, from Jules Howard and Miranda Zimmerman.

Spiders - Level 2 (Paperback): Laura Marsh Spiders - Level 2 (Paperback)
Laura Marsh
R201 Discovery Miles 2 010 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. You don't have to look far to see a spider's web - in the corner of the window, on a fence, or in a bush - spiders make their homes everywhere. And there are so many kinds of spiders! Some red, some blue, yellow, and more...all fascinating. Amazing photography and easy-to-understand text make the level 2 book Spiders a hit in this National Geographic Kids series. 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.

Bats - Level 3 (Paperback): Elizabeth Carney Bats - Level 3 (Paperback)
Elizabeth Carney
R222 Discovery Miles 2 220 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

National Geographic Primary Readers pair magnificent National Geographic photographs with engaging text by skilled authors to help your child learn to read. Developed by education experts, this series of books for beginner readers is spread across four levels: Early Reader, Becoming Fluent, Becoming Independent and Independent Reader. They live in spooky caves, in forests, and even in the dark reaches of ordinary attics and bridges. They flock by the hundreds, and they sleep while hanging upside down! In this beautifully photographed National Geographic Kids Level 3 Reader, children will learn about one of the world's most intriguing creatures and discover the bat's unique place in the wild. Level 3: Becoming Independent books are best suited for kids who are ready for complex sentences and more challenging vocabulary, but still draw on occasional support from adults. They are ideal for readers of Purple and Gold book bands for guided reading. For another National Geographic Level 3 Reader, try Deadly Predators (9780008266714).

We Travel So Far (Paperback): Laura Knowles We Travel So Far (Paperback)
Laura Knowles; Illustrated by Chris Madden
R288 R213 Discovery Miles 2 130 Save R75 (26%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

From the epic migration of the huge humpback whale to the unbelievable determination of the tiny hummingbird, come on a trip around the world and learn the story of each animal's migration and the reasons why they travel so very far. This vividly illustrated introduction to animal migration across land, sea, and air looks at the most astonishing journeys undertaken by animals around the world. From wildebeest to butterflies; polar bears to Leatherback turtles, each animal tells its own 'micro story' about its incredible journey across a variety of terrain at different times of the year. Perfect for young animal lovers!

Manatees - Level 3 (Paperback): Laura Marsh Manatees - Level 3 (Paperback)
Laura Marsh
R217 Discovery Miles 2 170 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

National Geographic Primary Readers pair magnificent National Geographic photographs with engaging text by skilled authors to help your child learn to read. Developed by education experts, this series of books for beginner readers is spread across four levels: Early Reader, Becoming Fluent, Becoming Independent and Independent Reader. Young readers will explore the underwater world of lovable manatees in this engaging and fact-filled National Geographic Kids Level 3 Reader. Follow these gentle giants - sometimes called 'sea cows' - through their marshy habitats. Learn how manatees raise their young and discover the threats of their environment. Beautiful photos and carefully levelled text make this book perfect for independent reading with some guidance from adults. Level 3: Becoming Independent books are best suited for kids who are ready for complex sentences and more challenging vocabulary, but still draw on occasional support. They are ideal for readers of Purple and Gold book bands for guided reading. For another National Geographic Level 3 Reader, try Bats (9780008266707).

Wild in the Streets - 20 Poems of City Animals (Hardcover): Marilyn Singer Wild in the Streets - 20 Poems of City Animals (Hardcover)
Marilyn Singer; Illustrated by Gordy Wright 1
R381 R281 Discovery Miles 2 810 Save R100 (26%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This beautifully illustrated book pairs poetry with non-fiction, telling the fascinating stories of the animals who have found homes in our city landscapes across the world, from the pythons traveling Singapore's sewers to the monkeys living in India's temples. Humans may have built towns and cities, but we aren't the only ones who live in them. Given the smallest chance - a park, a garden, a window box; a basement, a subway tunnel, a bridge - wildlife manages to survive in the city. Among colourful illustrated pages buzzing with city life and animal activity, you'll discover the host of wild animals who live among humans: butterflies, bats, spiders, honeybees, coyotes and more. Each animal's story is told through a short poem accompanied by an informational paragraph. Some poems are comical, some poignant, and all make the reader see the world in a different way. After a rousing exploration of animal life, find definitions of the various types of poetry forms used in the book: haiku, cinquain, sonnet, terza rima, villanelle, triolet, reverso, acrostic and free verse. Look around - you may discover neighbours you didn't know you had!

Deadly Predators - Level 3 (Paperback): Melissa Stewart Deadly Predators - Level 3 (Paperback)
Melissa Stewart
R217 Discovery Miles 2 170 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

National Geographic Primary Readers pair magnificent National Geographic photographs with engaging text by skilled authors to help your child learn to read. Developed by education experts, this series of books for beginner readers is spread across four levels: Early Reader, Becoming Fluent, Becoming Independent and Independent Reader. Come face-to-face with sharks, wolves, tigers, and many more predators in this gripping Nat Geo Kids Level 3 Reader. Spectacular National Geographic photographs will amaze kids as they discover how predators hunt, raise their young and contribute to the food chain. Written in easy-to-comprehend text, this book for young readers will help children understand who rules in the wild! Level 3: Becoming Independent books are best suited for kids who are ready for complex sentences and more challenging vocabulary, but still draw on occasional support from adults. They are ideal for readers of Purple and Gold book bands for guided reading. For another National Geographic Level 3 Reader, try Weird Sea Creatures (9780008266721).

Expandable Explorations: Wild World - Explore five pull-out panoramic scenes (Book): Camilla De la B edoy ere, Brendan Kearney Expandable Explorations: Wild World - Explore five pull-out panoramic scenes (Book)
Camilla De la B edoy ere, Brendan Kearney
R397 R299 Discovery Miles 2 990 Save R98 (25%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Go inside five amazing animal habitats around the world in this giant pull-out guide. Study an animal environment, peer through die-cut windows to more animals inside, then slide the large format page extenders and get a whole new perspective on life in the wild. Habitats include: the Amazon rainforest, the Great Barrier Reef, a North American Forest, the Arctic and the African savanna. Each scene is brought to life with amusing illustrations that show in detail how animals live. Multi-layered geographical information on similar habitats around the world add to the wonderfully lively scenes.

The Animal Awards (Hardcover): Tor Freeman, Martin Jenkins The Animal Awards (Hardcover)
Tor Freeman, Martin Jenkins 1
R385 R286 Discovery Miles 2 860 Save R99 (26%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Celebrate the most spectacular species in the animal kingdom with this amazing book of animals, illustrated by Tor Freeman. 'entertaining, engaging and charming illustrations' 'too adorable to pass up' 'great for the classrooms, inspiring for teachers and children' Fifty fantastic creatures are awarded prizes to celebrate their most dazzling talents and some unusual skills. Roll up, roll up! The Animal Awards are about to begin. Who will win the Terrific Teeth Award? Who will claim the title of Most Smelly? Who will win the prize for Best at Pretending To Be A Plant? Celebrate with 50 brilliant animals from around the world who represent nature's rich tapestry. Featuring: Mound-building termite - great bustard - chimpanzee - peregrine falcon - deep-sea anglerfish - giant octopus - emperor penguin - African elephant - wandering albatross - earthworm - leaf-cutter ant - Cuvier's beaked whale - lion - chameleon - honey bee - naked mole rat - honey badger and honey guide bird - wolf - bat - skunk - tiger - electric ray - giant panda - humpback whale - European eel - Arctic tern - caribou - beaver - orb-web spider - kangaroo - giraffe - mosquito - lyre-bird - pistol shrimp - woodpecker - blacksmith bullfrog - cheetah - dung beetle - vulture - tortoise - ostrich - leaf-tailed gecko - flounder - false coral snake - cuttlefish - lion's mane jellyfish - axolotl - giant clam - polar bear

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