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Top 10 of Everything 2019 - The Ultimate Record Book of 2019 (Hardcover): Paul Terry Top 10 of Everything 2019 - The Ultimate Record Book of 2019 (Hardcover)
Paul Terry 1
R355 R284 Discovery Miles 2 840 Save R71 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Ever wanted to know the size of the biggest shark?Ever thought where in the world the tallest rollercoaster is? Or wondered astronaut has spent the most time in space? If so, this is the book for you! Top 10 of Everything 2019 is divided into genres including Animal Kingdom, Sport, Forces of Nature, Video Games and Mechanical Creations, and includes lists, charts and tables to break down the details of each amazing fact. Packed full of photographs, charts, graphs and incredible information, this is the perfect book for anyone with a curious mind and an insatiable appetite for facts, stats and trivia. Loved by kids and adults alike, it's the perfect stocking filler for this Christmas!

Everything: Ancient Egypt (Paperback): National Geographic Kids Everything: Ancient Egypt (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 Ancient Egypt in this fresh take on the subject. It's time to learn everything about Ancient Egypt! 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.

Star Wars: Galactic Atlas (Hardcover): Lucasfilm Ltd Star Wars: Galactic Atlas (Hardcover)
Lucasfilm Ltd; Illustrated by Tim McDonagh 1
R709 R444 Discovery Miles 4 440 Save R265 (37%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Explore a galaxy far, far away in this stunning guide to the worlds of Star Wars. The Galactic Atlas, illustrated by Tim McDonagh in superb full colour, covers everything from Alderaan and Naboo to Tatooine and Yavin 4, taking in the epic stories, strange creatures and glorious vistas of the entire saga. With 26 maps, plus star charts, character profiles and battle scenes, this collection of beautiful artwork tells you everything, from well-known stories to little-known facts about the galaxy far, far away. Join the Skywalkers on Tatooine, relive the Battle of Hoth, see where the Ewoks live and much more.

How to Speak Emoji - A Guide to Decoding Digital Language (Paperback, Edition): National Geographic Kids How to Speak Emoji - A Guide to Decoding Digital Language (Paperback, Edition)
National Geographic Kids 1
R278 R225 Discovery Miles 2 250 Save R53 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Ever wish you could speak Emoji? Well, now you can with this entertaining, informative National Geographic Kids guide to the popular digital symbols. An amusing, informative guide to the popular emoji symbols with additional facts, games and tips, designed to entertain as well as encourage digital confidence. Emojis are everywhere on your phone and computer - from winky faces to frowns, cats to footballs. This guide features 100 of the most popular emojis and funny examples of how to use them. With a digital expert as a guide, learn the history of emojis, how they're made, and how they're used around the world. Try telling a story with emoji, make emoji faces with friends, and test your knowledge of the symbols in a quiz. How to Speak Emoji features: * Brightly coloured "emoji dictionary" with illustration, meaning, and example usage * Games and activities: tell a story with emoji and an emoji guessing game to play with friends * Historical timeline, digital insights and fun facts * Internet safety and friendly usage tips

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: Space (Paperback): National Geographic Kids Everything: Space (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 space in this fresh take on the subject that kids with love. It's time to learn everything about space! 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: Volcanoes and Earthquakes (Paperback): National Geographic Kids Everything: Volcanoes and Earthquakes (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 volcanoes and earthquakes in this fresh take on the subject that kids with love. It's time to learn everything about volcanoes and earthquakes! 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.

The Ultimate Guide to Surviving in the Wild (Paperback): Clive Gifford The Ultimate Guide to Surviving in the Wild (Paperback)
Clive Gifford 1
R280 R205 Discovery Miles 2 050 Save R75 (27%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

An absorbing, fast-paced and comprehensive guide to surviving in the wild, with a particular focus on the animals you might encounter - and want to avoid! - while you're there. Whether you're lost in the mountains, stranded in the desert, or adrift at sea, if you've read this book, you might just have a fighting chance at staying alive. Vivid photos, maps and other colourful graphics provide plenty to inspire armchair explorers. Chapters cover survival at sea, on a Pacific island, in the Outback, the Sahara Desert, the Amazon Rainforest, Polar wilderness and the Rocky Mountains. Readers are provided with information on what to do first, the key rules for survival, the animals in each habitat and how to signal for help. Feature pages highlight real-life survivors who escaped these harsh environments to inspire young explorers.

Dictionary of Dinosaurs - an illustrated A to Z of every dinosaur ever discovered (Hardcover): Dieter Braun Dictionary of Dinosaurs - an illustrated A to Z of every dinosaur ever discovered (Hardcover)
Dieter Braun 1
R455 R340 Discovery Miles 3 400 Save R115 (25%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Dictionary of Dinosaurs is a fact-packed guide to the prehistoric world, from the Triassic to the Cretaceous - as well as from A to Z. Learn about the biggest, most fearsome, and strangest dinosaurs that ever lived, with up-to-date facts from real dino-experts. Featuring firm favourites such as T. rex, Ankylosaurus and Triceratops, as well as lesser-known beasts like the Baryonyx, the Rugops and the Shanag, there's no dino left behind in this comprehensive guide. Dictionary of Dinosaurs also includes a timeline, showing which dinosaurs lived when and where, and how the Earth has changed over millions of years. A 'How to Use this Book' page explains all you need to know for this to become your go-to guide to the dinosaur kingdom - each entry includes a fact file, scale diagram, Latin names and pronunciations. Best of all, each page is filled with colourful, eye-popping illustrations of the dinosaurs, based on the most modern research. Dictionary of Dinosaurs is a must-have addition to the bookshelf of any budding dinosaur-expert.

Everything: Dinosaurs (Paperback): National Geographic Kids Everything: Dinosaurs (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 dinosaurs in this fresh take on the subject that kids with love. It's time to learn everything about dinosaurs! 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.

The Book of Comparisons - Sizing up the world around you (Hardcover): Clive Gifford The Book of Comparisons - Sizing up the world around you (Hardcover)
Clive Gifford; Illustrated by Paul Boston 1
R525 R349 Discovery Miles 3 490 Save R176 (34%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

**SAINSBURY'S CHILDREN'S BOOK AWARD 2018 WINNER - LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT CATEGORY** How many people could fit on a blue whale's tongue? Is a hovercraft faster than a tank? And what grows quicker - toenails or fingernails? Discover the answer to these questions and so much more in The Book of Comparisons. Brimming with incredible facts to wow your family and friends with, this book will help you to understand extraordinary things in our world, by comparing them with other things! Through awesome comparisons, you'll learn about: The strongest animals The fastest vehicles The biggest poopers in the world The most extreme journeys ever taken The awesome power of natural forces Filled with amazingly detailed illustrations and fascinating nuggets of information to 'wow' family and friends with, this fact-packed book is sure to keep the whole family entertained. Absorbing, entertaining, and surprising, once you've learned how comparisons can work, you'll never look at the world in the same way again! Did you know that you can fit two football teams on the tongue of a blue whale? Did you know that the Samoan moss spider is as small as a grain of salt? Find out about these - and lots, lots more amazing information - in The Book of Comparisons. Perfect for fact fans! - The Week Junior This lovely book, with great illustrations by Paul Boston, is packed full of the sort of facts children love. The large pages are stuffed with extraordinary details, comparing everything from animals, to space to machines. Aimed at 7+, this seems like a book that could last for years, as it is so full of interesting little tit bits. - Reading Zone The Book of Comparisons is a crazy good fact nugget tomb! - WRD Magazine A lavishly illustrated, 90-page compendium of the sort of jaw-dropping statistics which children love to outdo each other. - Daily Telegraph The Book of Comparisons is so compelling. Gifford finds some brilliant stats to compare and in the process, simplifies science." - How it Works magazine

First Human Body Encyclopedia (Paperback): Dk First Human Body Encyclopedia (Paperback)
Dk
R160 R128 Discovery Miles 1 280 Save R32 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days
Everything: Big Cats (Paperback): National Geographic Kids Everything: Big Cats (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 big cats in this fresh take on the subject that kids with love. It's time to learn everything about big cats! 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.

The Cambridge Mathematics Dictionary for Schools Afrikaans Translation (Afrikaans, Paperback): PRAESA, Karen Press The Cambridge Mathematics Dictionary for Schools Afrikaans Translation (Afrikaans, Paperback)
PRAESA, Karen Press
R320 Discovery Miles 3 200 In stock

This dictionary covers all the mathematics terminology needed in the Intermediate and Senior Phase classroom and this has been presented by the authors in an interesting, creative and learner-friendly way. Written in a language that is easily accessible to non-mother tongue speakers aged 10 to 15, this dictionary contains around 1000 definitions of mathematical concepts and words drawn from the Outcomes-based curriculum. Words are explained using truly South African examples and strong visuals to contextualise, explain and reinforce concepts.

Ancient Egypt (Paperback): Dk Ancient Egypt (Paperback)
Dk
R147 R121 Discovery Miles 1 210 Save R26 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Some subjects are too interesting to be left at school! Carry on your love of history at home with Ancient Egypt - an activity-packed guide to one of history's most fascinating civilizations. Divided into sections, the book starts with fast facts on topics including the pharaohs, the afterlife, religion, and the pyramids; and the book ends with charts of famous Egyptian gods and rulers. Using this information, you can complete the puzzles in the main part of the book, plus there are hands-on activities such as designing a mummy's case and writing in hieroglyphs. Finally, test your new-found knowledge with the quick quizzes (with answers supplied, but no peeking!). You can keep track of your achievements throughout with a star-chart to fill in every time you finish a page. Note to parents: The Eyewitness Project Book series is devised and written with the expert advice of educational and reading consultants and is designed to appeal to children aged 8 years and up. First published in 2007-2009, this series has been fully revised and updated for 2020.

Ancient Greece (Paperback): Dk Ancient Greece (Paperback)
Dk
R147 R121 Discovery Miles 1 210 Save R26 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Some subjects are too interesting to be left at school! Carry on your love of history at home with Ancient Greece - an activity-packed exploration of the lives and history of the ancient Greeks. Divided into sections, the book starts with fast facts on topics including the ancient Greek world, city-states, Greek gods and goddesses, home life, and Hellenism; and the book ends with charts of famous Greeks and art and architecture. Using this information, you can complete the puzzles in the main part of the book, plus there are hands-on activities such as making your own chiton (tunic) and learning the Greek alphabet. Finally, test your new-found knowledge with the quick quizzes (with answers supplied, but no peeking!). You can keep track of your achievements throughout with a star-chart to fill in every time you finish a page. Note to parents: The Eyewitness Project Book series is devised and written with the expert advice of educational and reading consultants and is designed to appeal to children aged 8 years and up. First published in 2007-2009, this series has been fully revised and updated for 2020.

Bugs (Paperback): Dk Bugs (Paperback)
Dk
R147 R121 Discovery Miles 1 210 Save R26 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Some subjects are too interesting to be left at school! Carry on your love of nature at home with Bugs - an activity-packed exploration of insects and their world. Divided into sections, the book starts with fast facts on topics including insect senses, habits, life cycles and feeding; and the book ends with charts of insect record breakers and predators. Using this information, you can complete the puzzles in the main part of the book, plus there are hands-on activities such as making a butterfly bar and an insect refuge. Finally, test your new-found knowledge with the quick quizzes (with answers supplied, but no peeking!). You can keep track of your achievements throughout with a star-chart to fill in every time you finish a page. Note to parents: The Eyewitness Project Book series is devised and written with the expert advice of educational and reading consultants and is designed to appeal to children aged 8 years and up. First published in 2007-2009, this series has been fully revised and updated for 2020.

Ancient Rome (Paperback): Dk Ancient Rome (Paperback)
Dk
R147 R121 Discovery Miles 1 210 Save R26 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Some subjects are too interesting to be left at school! Carry on your love of history at home with Ancient Rome - an activity-packed exploration of people and places in this early empire. Divided into sections, the book starts with fast facts on topics including the army, religion, emperors, senators, towns, conquests, and architecture; and the book ends with charts of famous structures in Rome and famous rulers. Using this information, you can complete the puzzles in the main part of the book, plus there are hands-on activities such as a Roman recipe, making a Roman toga, and playing the Roman game of knucklebones. Finally, test your new-found knowledge with the quick quizzes (with answers supplied, but no peeking!). You can keep track of your achievements throughout with a star-chart to fill in every time you finish a page. Note to parents: The Eyewitness Project Book series is devised and written with the expert advice of educational and reading consultants and is designed to appeal to children aged 8 years and up. First published in 2007-2009, this series has been fully revised and updated for 2020.

What's the Point of Maths? (Hardcover): Dk What's the Point of Maths? (Hardcover)
Dk 1
R245 R196 Discovery Miles 1 960 Save R49 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Incredible historical stories explore the often surprising origins of the maths we use today, from number sequences to trigonometry. Crazy facts, magic tricks, and mathematical brainteasers will amuse and entertain even the most reluctant math students. Find out why an hour has 60 rather than 100 minutes and how codes keep our secrets safe. Colourful and uncluttered illustrations make mathematical explanations easy to grasp in seconds and make this user-friendly book simple to navigate and a joy to browse and read.

What's the Point of Maths? is perfect for those who need some inspiration when it comes to numbers. It combines stories from history with simple visual explanations to bring maths to life. From measuring a pyramid to predicting comets, from counting like the Babylonians to becoming a trillionaire, it shows children why core maths ideas were discovered and invented and how to apply them today - in the classroom and the real world!

Accompanying the fascinating stories are puzzles, games, and amazing facts, as well as a lively challenge to help bring each of the topics to life. Stylish, colourful illustrations make the maths fun and unintimidating, while simple diagrams and steps make explanations easy to grasp in seconds. Throughout the ebook, worked examples show readers how to solve simple maths challenges, encouraging children to improve their maths skills with hands-on practice.

Atlas of Adventures - A collection of natural wonders, exciting experiences and fun festivities from the four corners of the... Atlas of Adventures - A collection of natural wonders, exciting experiences and fun festivities from the four corners of the globe. (Hardcover)
Lucy Letherland 1
R608 R445 Discovery Miles 4 450 Save R163 (27%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Set your spirit of adventure free with this lavishly illustrated trip around the world. Whether you're visiting the penguins of Antarctica, joining the Carnival in Brazil or taking a canoe safari down the Zambezi River, this book brings together more than 100 activities and challenges to inspire armchair adventurers of any age. Celebrate the great diversity of our planet: with every turn of the page, you'll come across different animals, people and sights unique to each of the locations. Look out for two adventurers in every scene as you travel through the book. Discover with them hundreds of things to spot and learn about. Each section begins with an infographic map of the region it explores, followed by richly detailed two-page spreads featuring its most fascinating locations. You'll get to go to sleep under the Northern Lights, meet millions of monarch butterflies in the boreal forests of Mexico's volcanic mountains, shower with an elephant in Chiang Mai and go snorkelling in the Great Barrier Reef, among many other amazing adventures. Interesting facts and figures pepper the scenes. Did you know that London's Big Ben clock bell weighs as much as a small elephant? Or that more than one-third of the world's commercial supply of pineapples comes from Hawai'i? A 'Can you find?' page at the back challenges you to explore the pages even deeper by locating the pictured people, animals and things. With epic adventures from the four corners of the globe and discoveries to be made on your own doorstep, this book will inspire you to set off on your own journey of discovery.

In Search Of Dinosaurs - Find the Fossils: Identify the Dinosaurs (Hardcover): Dougal Dixon In Search Of Dinosaurs - Find the Fossils: Identify the Dinosaurs (Hardcover)
Dougal Dixon; Illustrated by Daniele Fabbri
R381 R281 Discovery Miles 2 810 Save R100 (26%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Look out for dinosaur bones, footprints and fossil feathers on your dinosaur dig site, before opening the gatefolds and uncovering the creatures to whom they once belonged, in three incredible, expansive panoramic scenes. Travel through Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous eras, hunting for fossils and then learn about each amazing prehistoric creature, before testing your knowledge with a fun dinosaur quiz. Grab your paleontologist's tool kit and get stuck in with facts, stats and colourful illustrations to amaze any young dinosaur enthusiast.

First Geography Encyclopedia (Dkyr) (Paperback): Dk First Geography Encyclopedia (Dkyr) (Paperback)
Dk
R160 R128 Discovery Miles 1 280 Save R32 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days
Weather (Paperback): Dk Weather (Paperback)
Dk
R147 R121 Discovery Miles 1 210 Save R26 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Some subjects are too interesting to be left at school! Carry on your love of geography and Earth sciences at home with Weather - an activity-packed exploration of weather and how it affects our world, including climate change. Divided into sections, the book starts with fast facts on topics including the atmosphere, the Sun, wind, the water cycle, climate change, and forecasting; and the book ends with charts of climate zones and weather record breakers. Using this information, you can complete the puzzles in the main part of the book, plus there are hands-on activities such as making an anemometer to measure wind speed and a rain gauge to measure rainfall. Finally, test your new-found knowledge with the quick quizzes (with answers supplied, but no peeking!). You can keep track of your achievements throughout with a star-chart to fill in every time you finish a page. Note to parents: The Eyewitness Project Book series is devised and written with the expert advice of educational and reading consultants and is designed to appeal to children aged 8 years and up. First published in 2007-2009, this series has been fully revised and updated for 2020.

Stars and Planets (Paperback): Dk Stars and Planets (Paperback)
Dk
R147 R121 Discovery Miles 1 210 Save R26 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Some subjects are too interesting to be left at school! Carry on your love of science at home with Stars & Planets - an activity-packed exploration of space and astronomy. Divided into sections, the book starts with fast facts on topics including stars, galaxies, planets, the Solar System, the Universe, and space travel; and the book ends with charts of Solar System facts and space record breakers. Using this information, you can complete the puzzles in the main part of the book, plus there are hands-on activities such as drawing your own scale model of the Solar System and creating a lunar eclipse. Finally, test your new-found knowledge with the quick quizzes (with answers supplied, but no peeking!). You can keep track of your achievements throughout with a star-chart to fill in every time you finish a page. Note to parents: The Eyewitness Project Book series is devised and written with the expert advice of educational and reading consultants and is designed to appeal to children aged 8 years and up. First published in 2007-2009, this series has been fully revised and updated for 2020.

Earth (Paperback): Dk Earth (Paperback)
Dk
R147 R121 Discovery Miles 1 210 Save R26 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Some subjects are too interesting to be left at school! Carry on your love of geography at home with Earth - an activity-packed exploration of our planet and the forces that shape it. Divided into sections, the book starts with fast facts on topics including rocks and minerals, oceans, climate, and volcanoes; and the book ends with charts of Earth facts and record breakers. Using this information, you can complete the puzzles in the main part of the book, plus there are hands-on activities such as rock collecting and weather watching. Finally, test your new-found knowledge with the quick quizzes (with answers supplied, but no peeking!). You can keep track of your achievements throughout with a star-chart to fill in every time you finish a page. Note to parents: The Eyewitness Project Book series is devised and written with the expert advice of educational and reading consultants and is designed to appeal to children aged 8 years and up. First published in 2007-2009, this series has been fully revised and updated for 2020.

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