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Asterix and the Chariot Race (Hardcover): Jean-Yves Ferri Asterix and the Chariot Race (Hardcover)
Jean-Yves Ferri; Illustrated by Didier Conrad 2
R249 R214 Discovery Miles 2 140 Save R35 (14%) Within 4 - 8 working days

The next action-packed adventure from Asterix and Obelix!

The roads across Italy are in disrepair. Defending his name, and to prove Rome's greatness, Senator Lactus Bifidus announces a special one-off chariot race. Julius Caesar insists a Roman must win, or Bifidus will pay. Open to anyone from the known world, competitors arrive from far and wide, including Asterix and Obelix.

With Bifidus secretly scheming, who will win this almighty chariot race?

The World's Worst Children 2 (Paperback, Amazon Kindle edition): David Walliams The World's Worst Children 2 (Paperback, Amazon Kindle edition)
David Walliams; Illustrated by Tony Ross 2
R235 R195 Discovery Miles 1 950 Save R40 (17%) Within 4 - 8 working days

The brilliant follow-up to David Walliams’ bestseller The World’s Worst Children! Ten more stories about a brand new gang of hilariously horrible kids from everyone’s favourite children’s author, illustrated in glorious full colour by Tony Ross.

If you thought you had read about the World’s Worst Children already, you’re in for a rather nasty shock. The beastly boys and gruesome girls in this book are even ruder, even more disgusting and WORSE than you could ever imagine! This gorgeous collection of ten stories from the master himself, David Walliams, will make you snort with laughter and thank your lucky stars that you don’t know anyone like Gruesome Griselda or Fussy Frankie in real life. It also features a special appearance from fan-favourite Raj!

Gloriously illustrated in full colour throughout by artistic genius Tony Ross, The World’s Worst Children 2 is a side-splitting companion to David’s blockbuster hit, The World’s Worst Children, and the perfect gift for kids aged 9 and up.

The BIG Book Of Animal Stories (Hardcover): Steve Smallman, Robert Dunn, Jodie Parachini, Caroline Pedler, Daniel Howarth The BIG Book Of Animal Stories (Hardcover)
Steve Smallman, Robert Dunn, Jodie Parachini, Caroline Pedler, Daniel Howarth
R190 R152 Discovery Miles 1 520 Save R38 (20%) Within 4 - 8 working days

A delightful treasury of 8 stories, The BIG Book of Animal Stories features charming animal characters and beautiful illustrations from a variety of authors and illustrators. While each story has a heart-warming message, parents/carers and children will enjoy reading them together and are sure to find a new family favourite.

At the back there are some suggestions for adults in order to add to children’s enjoyment of the stories.

#LoveReading - Short Stories, Poems, Blogs & More (Paperback): Dorothy Dyer, Rosamund Haden #LoveReading - Short Stories, Poems, Blogs & More (Paperback)
Dorothy Dyer, Rosamund Haden
R75 R65 Discovery Miles 650 Save R10 (13%) In stock

Here is a collection of blogs, stories, poems, and articles to get you thinking, talking, laughing - and crying.

Read about being in love with the wrong person, about growing up gay, about living without a father, about being in student protests... and much, much more. These popular pieces have been selected from FunDza's mobi site and they have been compiled here for your reading pleasure!

Each piece also has discussion and writing activities for reading clubs and classes.

Asterix And The Missing Scroll - Book  36 (Hardcover): Jean-Yves Ferri Asterix And The Missing Scroll - Book 36 (Hardcover)
Jean-Yves Ferri; Illustrated by Didier Conrad 7
R276 R180 Discovery Miles 1 800 Save R96 (35%) Within 7 - 12 working days

Two years after the release of Asterix and the Picts, the characters created by Ren Goscinny and Albert Uderzo return in a new story written by Jean-Yves Ferri and illustrated by Didier Conrad.

It contains all the vital ingredients of an Asterix magic potion: the history of Rome and the Gauls is revisited and rewritten with plenty of gags and puns thrown into the mix! By Toutatis!

Huppelkind (Afrikaans, Paperback): W.O. Kuhne Huppelkind (Afrikaans, Paperback)
W.O. Kuhne
R245 R205 Discovery Miles 2 050 Save R40 (16%) Within 7 - 15 working days

Die klassieke Huppel-stories is weer beskikbaar in een pragtige bundel. Wie onthou die Slaapkouse en die Nuuskierige Agies wat moet help dat Storieman sy storie vertel in Wip-Huppel-Wip? In Vrolike Huppelkind besoek hy saam met Fiefman die Land van Wol en Hare, en wanneer Huppel verjaar, kry hy 'n regte koekoek in 'n klok! Die kleurvolle, komiese karakters en die vrolike Huppel, tesame met Dorothy Hill se bekoorlike illustrasies, steel kinders se harte sommer gou weer in 2018.

Kwezi: Issues 4-6 - Collector's Edition (Paperback): Loyiso Mkize Kwezi: Issues 4-6 - Collector's Edition (Paperback)
Loyiso Mkize
R209 R183 Discovery Miles 1 830 Save R26 (12%) In stock

Our superhero's journey continues as we see him reunited with his family back home in Langelihle, Eastern Cape.

Soon after Kwezi arrives, following a confrontation with his parents and a fall out with Azania, he is made aware of a scared , mystical mission which he must undertake in order to ascend to his truer, higher self. Meanwhile in the Namib desert, en route to seek counsel about the unravelling prophecy, Mohau and Khoi encounter "The Three Pillars", inter dimensional guardians who will stop at nothing to protect the seer. Back in the Gold City, something sinister is quietly brewing through the vicious hands of Mr Mpisi.

Will Kwezi find what he is looking for in his misson and will Mohau and Khoi find their way to the great seer?.

The Adventures of Dog Man 2: Unleashed (Paperback): Dav Pilkey The Adventures of Dog Man 2: Unleashed (Paperback)
Dav Pilkey 1
R220 R159 Discovery Miles 1 590 Save R61 (28%) In stock

Dog Man, the newest hero from the creator of Captain Underpants, is still learning a few tricks of the trade. If only the Chief would throw him a bone every once and a while... Dog Man needs to dry up the drool, dust away the dander, and roll out of the refuse if he's going to impress the Chief, and he needs to do it fast! Petey the cat is out of the bag, and his criminal curiosity is taking the city by storm. Can the canine crime biter unleash justice on this ruffian in time to save the city, or will Petey get away with the purrfect crime?

Caesar se lourierkrans: Boek 18 (Afrikaans, Paperback): Rene Goscinny Caesar se lourierkrans: Boek 18 (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Rene Goscinny; Illustrated by Albert Uderzo; Translated by Sonya van Schalkwyk-Barrois
R124 Discovery Miles 1 240 Within 10 - 15 working days

Hoofman Allamapstix en sy vrou Margarien gaan kuier vir sy swaer Spoggerix in Lutecia. Allamapstix en Spoggerix kan egter nie help om te wedywer nie en dit loop uit op n uitnodiging van Allamapstix: Spoggerix kan n bredie wat gekrui is met lourierblare uit Caesar se lourierkrans by hulle kom eet! Dit beteken Asterix en Obelix moet Rome toe om die lourierblare te gaan kry. In Rome verkoop hulle hulself as slawe om naby aan Caesar te kom. Sal hulle met die slaaf Copineenmus kan ooreenkom om die lourierkrans met n vinkelkrans te ruil?.

The Big Book of Bedtime Stories (Hardcover): Susan Quinn The Big Book of Bedtime Stories (Hardcover)
Susan Quinn
R190 R152 Discovery Miles 1 520 Save R38 (20%) Within 4 - 8 working days

This delightful treasury of stories features charming characters and beautiful illustrations, each with a hidden message. The BIG Book of Bedtime Stories introduces young children to the pleasures of reading and includes eight stories from which to choose. Each is perfect for reading together and is just the right length for bedtime.

The Big Book of Fairy Tales (Hardcover): Saviour Pirotta The Big Book of Fairy Tales (Hardcover)
Saviour Pirotta
R190 R152 Discovery Miles 1 520 Save R38 (20%) Within 4 - 8 working days

Celebrate eight timeless classic children’s fairy-tales, including Little Red Riding Hood, Puss in Boots, The Gingerbread Man,Three Little Pigs, Rapunzel,Goldilocks, The Snow Queen and Handel and Gretel. Each is retold for young children and features beautiful illustrations to provide hours of endless enjoyment.

Tales from a Not-So-Happy Birthday (Hardcover): Rachel Ren Russell Tales from a Not-So-Happy Birthday (Hardcover)
Rachel Ren Russell; Illustrated by Rachel Ren Russell
R269 R211 Discovery Miles 2 110 Save R58 (22%) Within 7 - 11 working days
Die Groot Boek met Sprokies (Afrikaans, Hardcover): Saviour Pirotta Die Groot Boek met Sprokies (Afrikaans, Hardcover)
Saviour Pirotta
R190 R145 Discovery Miles 1 450 Save R45 (24%) Within 4 - 8 working days

Vier agt tydlose klassieke kindersprokies, insluitende Rooikappie,Die Gestewelde Kat, Die Gemmerbroodmannetjie,Drie Klein Varkies, Raponsie, Gouelokkiesen die Drie Bere, Die Sneeukoninginen Hansie en Grietjie. Elke sprokie word oorvertel vir jong kinders, bevat pragtige illustrasies en beloof ure van eindelose genot.

Die Groot Boek met Slaaptydstories (Afrikaans, Hardcover): Susan Quinn Die Groot Boek met Slaaptydstories (Afrikaans, Hardcover)
Susan Quinn
R190 R149 Discovery Miles 1 490 Save R41 (22%) Within 4 - 8 working days

Hierdie verruklike skatkis met stories is gevul met bekoorlike karakters en kleurryke illustrasies, elkeen met ’n verborge boodskap. Die GROOT Boekmet Slaaptydstories stel jong kinders bekend aand ie lekkerte van lees en sluit agt stories in om van tekies. Elkeen is ideaal vir saamlees en net die regte lengte vir slaaptyd.

The Tales of Beedle the Bard: The Illustrated Edition (Hardcover): Lisbeth Zwerger The Tales of Beedle the Bard: The Illustrated Edition (Hardcover)
Lisbeth Zwerger; J. K. Rowling
R788 R621 Discovery Miles 6 210 Save R167 (21%) Within 7 - 11 working days
9 From The Nine Worlds (Hardcover): Rick Riordan 9 From The Nine Worlds (Hardcover)
Rick Riordan
R245 R190 Discovery Miles 1 900 Save R55 (22%) Within 7 - 11 working days

The Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard trilogy may have concluded, but we haven't heard the last of our favorite peeps from the Nine Worlds. Join Hearthstone, Blitzen, Samirah, Alex, Jack, T.J., Mallory, Halfborn, and more on a hilarious and unforgettable journey through Rick Riordan's unique take on Norse mythology. While Magnus is off visiting his cousin, Annabeth, his friends find themselves in some sticky, hairy, and smelly situations as they try to outwit moronic giants, murderous creatures, and meddlesome gods. Can they stave off Ragnarok at least until Magnus gets back?

The 104-Storey Treehouse (Paperback): Andy Griffiths The 104-Storey Treehouse (Paperback)
Andy Griffiths; Illustrated by Terry Denton 1
R130 R112 Discovery Miles 1 120 Save R18 (14%) Within 4 - 8 working days

The 104-Storey Treehouse is the eighth book of Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton's wacky treehouse adventures, where the laugh-out-loud story is told through a combination of text and fantastic cartoon-style illustrations.

Join Andy and Terry in their now 104-storey spectacular treehouse. They've added thirteen new levels, including a never-ending staircase, a burp bank, and even a mighty fortress. But Andy and Terry are in a race against time to find a funny story for their next book - will the tooth fairy, the two-million-dollar shop or even the riddles of the deep-thoughts thinking room be able to help?

Well, what are you waiting for? Come on up!

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: New School Nightmare (Hardcover): Carolyn Nowak Buffy the Vampire Slayer: New School Nightmare (Hardcover)
Carolyn Nowak
R253 R194 Discovery Miles 1 940 Save R59 (23%) Within 7 - 11 working days
Magnus Chase: 9 From the Nine Worlds (Short Stories) (Hardcover): Rick Riordan Magnus Chase: 9 From the Nine Worlds (Short Stories) (Hardcover)
Rick Riordan 1
R215 R169 Discovery Miles 1 690 Save R46 (21%) Within 4 - 8 working days

An all-new collection of short stories from the world of Magnus Chase. With an exclusive fold-out illustration of the world tree!

Travel the Nine Worlds with your favourite characters from the world of Magnus Chase in a brand-new series of adventures.

Find out why Amir Fadlan hates clothes shopping in Midgard, see how Mallory Keen learns in icy Niflheim that insulting a dragon can be a good idea, and join Alex Fierro as they play with fire (and a disco sword) in the home of the fire giants, Muspellheim.

But watch out for Thor, who is jogging through all Nine Worlds so he can log his million steps - and is raising quite a stink . . .

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse: Meet the New Spider-Man (Paperback): Rory Keane Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse: Meet the New Spider-Man (Paperback)
Rory Keane
R99 R83 Discovery Miles 830 Save R16 (16%) Pre-order
Paddington 2 - Paddington die kunstenaar; Paddington in die hospitaal; Paddington by die dieretuin (Afrikaans, Hardcover):... Paddington 2 - Paddington die kunstenaar; Paddington in die hospitaal; Paddington by die dieretuin (Afrikaans, Hardcover)
Michael Bond; Illustrated by R.W. Alley
R186 Discovery Miles 1 860 Within 10 - 15 working days

Hierdie is n drie-in-een boek! Afrikaanse vertaling van Paddington. (Paddington die kunstenaar; Paddington in die hospitaal & Paddington by die dieretuin) Paddington die beertjie uit Donker Peru en sy vriend besoek n kunsuitstalling, wat Paddington daar en dan laat besluit om ook te skilder. Hy hoop dat iemand sy skilderye sal koop, maar wag so lank dat hy uiteindelik aan die slaap raak. Toe hy wakker word, wag daar egter vir hom n groot verrassing. Op n dag beland Paddington in die hospitaal, maar hy lei aan geheueverlies en kan glad nie onthou hoe hy seergekry het nie. Sal hy ooit weer sy geheue herwin?. Paddington, Jonathan en Judy gaan dieretuin toe. Maar o wee: Troeteldiere word nie toegelaat nie! Paddington is tog nie n troeteldier nie? Hy is dan deel van die Brown-gesin!. Paddington-beer se stories vermaak kinders regoor die wereld al vir meer as vyf dekades.

Hanli die hasie 2 - Die vlieende hase; Die ysprinses; Die Kersfeeswens (Afrikaans, Hardcover): Mandy Stanley Hanli die hasie 2 - Die vlieende hase; Die ysprinses; Die Kersfeeswens (Afrikaans, Hardcover)
Mandy Stanley; Illustrated by Mandy Stanley; Translated by Amelia de Vaal
R186 Discovery Miles 1 860 Within 10 - 15 working days

Hierdie is die tweede drie-in-een boek van Hanli die hasie! (Die vlieende hasie; Die Ysprinses & Die Kersfeeswens). Hanli die hasie is die Afrikaanse vertaling van die gewilde Engelse boek Lettice waarvan daar al oor n miljoen boeke verkoop is. Hanli is n vrolike hasie wat saam met haar gesin hoog teen die kruin van n heuwel woon. Knibbel, knibbel, hop, hop, elke dag is presies dieselfde, behalwe wanneer sy verras word! Op n dag sien Hanli n pragtige pienk vliegtuig in die lug. Daar en dan besluit sy dat sy ook wil vlieg. Sy flap haar arms, haar ore, selfs haar snorbaarde en stert, maar niks werk nie. Sy plof moedeloos op die gras neer. Sal n gewone hasie soos sy dan nooit kan vlieg nie?. n Ander keer hoor Hanli hoe kinders oor Kersfees praat. Sy wou nog altyd geweet het wat Kersfees is en besluit om die kinders te volg en self ondersoek in te stel Die wonderlikste verrassing van almal is toe Hanli op n yskoue wintersoggend genooi word om saam met kinders op die bevrore meer te ysskaats. Net toe sy dink die dag kan nie meer betowerend word nie, kry sy die kans om voor die Ysprinses te dans heeltemal op haar eie. Hanli die hasie sal reguit in klein dogtertjies se harte in hop!.

Madiba Magic - Nelson Mandela's Favourite Stories (Paperback, 100th Birthday Edition): Nelson Mandela Madiba Magic - Nelson Mandela's Favourite Stories (Paperback, 100th Birthday Edition)
Nelson Mandela
R295 R222 Discovery Miles 2 220 Save R73 (25%) In stock

Madiba Magic is a landmark work that gathers many of Africa's most cherished folktales in one extraordinary volume. Nelson Mandela (1918-2013) selected these thirty-two tales with the specific hope that Africa's oldest stories would be appreciated by children and adults throughout the world. This special edition commemorates Madiba's 100th birthday on 18 July 2018.

Asterix in Spanje: 14 (Afrikaans, Paperback): Rene Goscinny Asterix in Spanje: 14 (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Rene Goscinny; Illustrated by Albert Uderzo; Translated by Sonya van Schalkwyk-Barrois
R124 Discovery Miles 1 240 Within 10 - 15 working days

Die dapper Iberiers hou nog die fort teen Julias Caesar, net soos Asterix en sy vriende. Maar wanneer die Romeine Grootcoq y Dores se seun gevange neem, staan die Galliers reg om te help. Asterix en Obelix kry vir Pepe uit die kloue van die Romeine en moet hom Spanje toe neem. Langs die pad moet hulle egter teen n oeros baklei en die nukke van die astrante Pepe trotseer ... Asterix in Spanje is die 14de boek in die gewilde Asterix-reeks.

The World?s Worst Children 3 (Hardcover, Edition): David Walliams The World’s Worst Children 3 (Hardcover, Edition)
David Walliams 1
R398 R243 Discovery Miles 2 430 Save R155 (39%) Within 7 - 12 working days

From the phenomenal number-one bestseller David Walliams comes another collection of more hilariously horrible children! Illustrated in glorious and gruesome colour by artist genius, Tony Ross, these stories will appal and delight young readers.

Just when you thought it was safe to go back to your bookshelf, 10 more horrendously hilarious stories about the absolute worst children ever! From ten-year old Hank and his endless pranks on his poor, long-suffering family, to Tandy and her titanic tantrums – this brand new collection is the perfect companion to World’s Worst Children books 1 and 2 and an ideal gift for the worst children in your life!

This compendium of catastrophically horrid boys and girls is brought to you by the phenomenal number-one bestseller David Walliams, and every story is illustrated in glorious and gruesome colour by the artistic genius Tony Ross.

2018 marks the 10th anniversary of the publication of David Walliams’ first novel, The Boy in the Dress.

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