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Star Wars: Where's the Wookiee? 3 (Hardcover): Lucasfilm Star Wars: Where's the Wookiee? 3 (Hardcover)
Lucasfilm 1
R342 R223 Discovery Miles 2 230 Save R119 (35%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Chewbacca is back for another search and find adventure! Featuring new locations to explore and characters to find as you resume your hunt for the hairy hero! Includes 10 new scenes to enjoy, plus bonus story content and fun Wookiee facts.

In this third instalment of the bestselling series, Chewie can be found on the worlds from The Force Awakens, The Last Jedi and Solo, plus old favourites from the original trilogy. Visit the forests of Endor, join the battle at Maz's Castle and sneak on board the Death Star.

Night Sky - Level 3 (Paperback, Edition): Stephanie Warren Drimmer, National Geographic Kids Night Sky - Level 3 (Paperback, Edition)
Stephanie Warren Drimmer, National Geographic Kids
R220 Discovery Miles 2 200 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. Kids will learn all about the night sky, from the moon to constellations to planets, in this National Geographic Reader. Level 3: Becoming independent Best suited to 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 books.

Build Your Own Aliens Sticker Book (Paperback): Simon Tudhope Build Your Own Aliens Sticker Book (Paperback)
Simon Tudhope; Illustrated by Gong Studios 1
R175 R140 Discovery Miles 1 400 Save R35 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Build 11 of the strangest, deadliest, most awesome aliens in the galaxy. There are ten pages of stickers to help you build a giant alien that floats through the clouds, trailing tentacles that crackle with lightning, a mysterious warrior from another dimension, and lots more. Includes statistics for each alien's size, intelligence and attack force.

Space Race: The Story of Space Exploration to the Moon and Beyond (Augmented Reality) (Hardcover): Ben Hubbard Space Race: The Story of Space Exploration to the Moon and Beyond (Augmented Reality) (Hardcover)
Ben Hubbard
R200 R160 Discovery Miles 1 600 Save R40 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

As the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing approaches in July, children can now experience the mind-blowing technology and trailblazing science that took humans into space and discover everything there is to know about space exploration today and in the future. Space Race is a comprehensive and richly illustrated guide to the story of space exploration, from the time of the fi rst satellites to future missions to Mars. Annotated photographic feature spreads highlight key spacecraft such as Vostok 1, the International Space Station, the Space Shuttle and the Hubble Space Telescope. Detailed step-by-step features explain the science behind each mission clearly and simply.

In addition, the book is accompanied by an augmented reality (AR) free, downloadable high-tech interactive app that lets you watch NASA videos on the page and explore 360-degree models of groundbreaking spacecraft in high defi nition. AR is easy to use and doesn’t require special equipment. The app is accessible via both Apple (iOS 9.0 minimum) and Android devices with front and back cameras (using Android 4.0 and above).

The Sun is Kind of a Big Deal (Paperback): Nick Seluk The Sun is Kind of a Big Deal (Paperback)
Nick Seluk 1
R200 R150 Discovery Miles 1 500 Save R50 (25%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Oh hey! Guess what? Did you know that the Sun never stops working to keep things here on Earth working smoothly? This funny and factual picture book explains every part of the Sun's big job: keeping our solar system together, giving Earth day and night, keeping us warm, and more. In fact, the Sun does so much for us that we wouldn't be alive without it. That's kind of a big deal. Each spread features bite-sized text and comic-style art with sidebars sprinkled throughout. So why does the Sun get to be the centre of attention? Because it's our solar system's very own star! Includes pull-out solar system poster! Content includes: the solar system solar eclipse the equator the seasons the water cycle photosynthesis myths about the Sun

Die storie van sterre en planete (Afrikaans, Paperback): Louie Stowell, Peter Allen Die storie van sterre en planete (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Louie Stowell, Peter Allen; Translated by Amelia de Vaal
R215 Discovery Miles 2 150 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Wanneer ’n mens na die naghemel opkyk, sien jy nie net sterre nie. Die swart leegte van die ruimte is deurspek met voorwerpe van elke denkbare vorm en grootte – van enorme brandende sterre tot piepklein stofvlekkies. Hierdie boek verken die geheimenisse van sterre en planete en ontsluit die raaisels van astronomie: die wetenskap van die buitenste ruimte.

Dr Maggie's Grand Tour of the Solar System (Hardcover): Maggie Aderin-Pocock Dr Maggie's Grand Tour of the Solar System (Hardcover)
Maggie Aderin-Pocock 1
R444 R293 Discovery Miles 2 930 Save R151 (34%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Join space scientist Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock (MBE) as she embarks on a fascinating tour of the Solar System.

Embark on a mind-blowing visual journey and visit the most magnificent sights and spectacles outer space has to offer. From the celestial bodies that surround us and their incredible characteristics, to the many moons, asteroids, comets, space stations and satellites that hover beyond the stratosphere, this epic tour leaves no question unanswered and no meteorite unturned.

Just how much would it cost to colonise Mars? Could a terrestrial animal survive on the blistering-hot surface of Venus? What does the future of space travel have to offer and where are we going next?

Dr Maggie's Grand Tour of the Solar System takes readers on the trip of a light-speed lifetime - from the proximity of the surface of our very own planet to the furthest sectors of the Solar System.

Quick facts:

The tallest mountain in the Solar System can be found on Mars. Called Olympus Mons, it's a whopping 21.2 km tall.

Mars is covered in rust. If you get a chance to look at Mars with a telescope or binoculars, you'll notice its deep red colour. The colour is caused by a chemical compound known as iron oxide, also called rust.

Mars would be a brilliant place to play basketball. The force of gravity is much weaker on Mars than it is on Earth. As a result, a human could jump at least two and a half times higher as a Martian.

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.

Rusty The Squeaky Robot (Paperback): Neil Clark Rusty The Squeaky Robot (Paperback)
Neil Clark; Neil Clark 1
R198 R148 Discovery Miles 1 480 Save R50 (25%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Rusty is a friendly robot, but not a very happy one; he's feeling down about the way that he sounds. The other robots on Planet Robotone - Belle, Twango, Hoot and Boom-Bot - show Rusty that being a little bit different is the best way to be, and together make a raucous song and dance that celebrates their differences. This charming story about friendship, self-discovery and the strength of pooling everyone's talents together has a strong, empowering message of acceptance and embracing individuality. With wonderful, contemporary illustrations that will appeal to young children and parents alike, the story will provoke thought - and conversation - about being different, and how we should all embrace our characteristics and be comfortable and confident in ourselves.

When We Walked on the Moon (Hardcover, Illustrated Edition): David Long When We Walked on the Moon (Hardcover, Illustrated Edition)
David Long; Illustrated by Sam Kalda 1
R397 R299 Discovery Miles 2 990 Save R98 (25%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This beautifully illustrated children's book tells the story of the Apollo Missions, when incredible intelligence, engineering and bravery allowed humans to stand on the surface of something other than Earth for the very first time. "When I first looked back at the Earth, standing on the surface of the Moon, I cried." From the 1969 first moon landing to the amazing rescue of Apollo 13, each chapter tells the story of a different mission. Humorous details bring the astronauts to life: discover how the astronauts of Apollo 12 were so over-excited when they stepped onto the Moon that Mission Control had to tell them to quieten down, and Shepard (Apollo 14) somehow managed to smuggle a golf club onto his spacecraft! Published to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, this is the perfect book for any child who has ever looked up at the moon and wondered what it might be like to go there.

The Race to Space - From Sputnik to the Moon Landing and Beyond... (Hardcover): Clive Gifford The Race to Space - From Sputnik to the Moon Landing and Beyond... (Hardcover)
Clive Gifford; Illustrated by Paul Daviz
R386 R286 Discovery Miles 2 860 Save R100 (26%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

You know that man has walked on the Moon, but do you know the story of how he got there? With the 50th anniversary of the Moon Landing on 20th July 2019, this book celebrates the Space Race rivalry between the US and the Soviet Union. Readers will learn about the neck-and-neck race between the two superpowers, through an illustrated story of the rivalry that gripped the world. From Russia's first satellite, Sputnik, to Neil Armstrong planting a US a flag on the moon, discover the events that unfolded through amazing nostalgic illustrations and engaging text. Explore, too, how these two space agencies now work together, and how the monumental achievements of the space race have created world-changing technology that we all use and benefit from today.

Pop-Up Moon (Hardcover): Anne Jankeliowitch Pop-Up Moon (Hardcover)
Anne Jankeliowitch; Pop-up design by Olivier Charbonnel
R641 R449 Discovery Miles 4 490 Save R192 (30%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Open this book and discover the dazzling magic of the moon! Find out where it came from, why it seems to change shape, how its power affects the earth, and what causes an eclipse. Shoot into space with the Saturn V rocket and travel back in time to join the first men on the moon...

Glow in the Dark: Voyage through Space (Hardcover): Cornelia Li Glow in the Dark: Voyage through Space (Hardcover)
Cornelia Li; Katy Flint
R377 R276 Discovery Miles 2 760 Save R101 (27%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Join one courageous astronaut and her space dog as they voyage through our solar system and see space as you've never seen it before! Journey from the Sun, to the planets, asteroids and Kuiper belt, before folding out your glow-in-the-dark poster of the planets in order. Let's explore! Begin at the very center of our solar system, the Sun, then visit Mercury, Venus, Earth and its moon, Mars, the asteroid belt, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and finally the Kuiper belt and the dwarf planet Pluto. Each stop on the journey is brought to life with a captivating description and a stunning two-page illustration. Fact boxes call out even more interesting details about space and our exploration of it. When your amazing journey is complete, fold out the poster and simply turn off the light to see an incredible glow-in-the-dark image. (For best results, recharge under a light for 5 minutes.) Three, two, one - blast off into the science of space!

Star Wars: Where's the Wookiee? Search and Find Activity Book (Paperback, 2 Ed): Lucasfilm Ltd Star Wars: Where's the Wookiee? Search and Find Activity Book (Paperback, 2 Ed)
Lucasfilm Ltd 1
R131 Discovery Miles 1 310 Ships in 7 - 10 working days

Chewbacca, a notorious rebel ally, is wanted for crimes against the Empire. Not often seen without his partner-in-crime, Han Solo, this Wookiee has evaded capture on multiple occasions, due in no small part to the fastest freighter in the universe, the Millennium Falcon. Chewie, as he is more commonly known, has a sizeable bounty on his head. Can you find this furry criminal before other accomplished bounty hunters beat you to it? A uniquely illustrated search and find format, perfect for Star Wars fans young and old! Now in paperback! Look out for other Star Wars activity books: Star Wars: Art Therapy Star Wars: Dot to Dot Star Wars: Colouring by Numbers Star Wars: Galaxy of Colouring Star Wars Art of Colouring: The Force Awakens

Space Wordsearches (Paperback): Phillip Clarke Space Wordsearches (Paperback)
Phillip Clarke; Illustrated by The Boy Fitz Hammond 1
R150 R120 Discovery Miles 1 200 Save R30 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Over 100 fun wordsearches about stars and planets, astronauts and aliens.

Legendary Journeys: Space (Hardcover): Mike Goldsmith Legendary Journeys: Space (Hardcover)
Mike Goldsmith; Illustrated by Sebastian Quigley 1
R524 R392 Discovery Miles 3 920 Save R132 (25%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

All aboard for the trip of a lifetime! Legendary Journeys: Space recounts the human quest to venture ever deeper into space, from the race to put the first person on the Moon to manned stations in space and missions to Pluto and the outer planets. Ten two-stage sliders with die-cuts and flaps make dramatic features that pull out and lift up to reveal amazing details of the world's iconic spacecraft and their inner workings. The pioneers who made space history are there too, including Yuri Gagarin, the first man to orbit the Earth, Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman in space, and Neil Armstrong.

What are Stars? (Board book): Katie Daynes What are Stars? (Board book)
Katie Daynes; Illustrated by Marta Alvarez Miguens 1
R200 R160 Discovery Miles 1 600 Save R40 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

They twinkle in the night sky, but what exactly are stars? Which one's the nearest? Can humans visit a star? Curious little children can lift over 30 flaps to find the answers to these questions and many more in this delightful introduction to stars and the night sky, with simple explanations and gorgeous illustrations on every page.

The Story of Space (Hardcover): Catherine Barr, Steve Williams The Story of Space (Hardcover)
Catherine Barr, Steve Williams; Illustrated by Amy Husband 1
R378 R278 Discovery Miles 2 780 Save R100 (26%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This beautiful follow-up to The Story of Life brings to life the story of our universe for younger children. Using bitesize text and beautifully bright illustrations this is the perfect book for little ones everywhere who are keen to learn more about the mysterious, dark and sparkling space. Space suits at the ready? Then let's jet set off an incredible journey as we whiz past planets near and far and learn all we can about the story of space. Overflowing with a kaleidoscope of fascinating facts and intergalactic illustrations, this is the perfect introduction to space for the youngest of readers. Before the Big Bang there was NOTHING AT ALL. No galaxies, no space, no light and no sound. Then suddenly, 13.8 billion years ago, IT ALL BEGAN... Travel back in time to the Big Bang, see galaxies and stars form, watch the birth of our planet and how life begins, join the first man on the moon, and wonder what mysteries are still waiting to be discovered. Children will love this brilliant first book about space, sure to provide entertainment for the whole family.

Soek en Vind: Ruimte (Afrikaans, Paperback): Imagine That! Soek en Vind: Ruimte (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Imagine That!
R100 R86 Discovery Miles 860 Save R14 (14%) In stock

Hierdie boek bevat fassinerende ruimte-tonele, met vreemde planete en fantastiese ruimtetuie. Kinders kan meer as 1 000 items in die ruimte-tonele soek terwyl telvermoë ontwikkel word. Hierdie boek is perfek om kinders vir ure besig te hou!

Stargazer's Journal (Hardcover): Fiona Patchett Stargazer's Journal (Hardcover)
Fiona Patchett; Illustrated by Joe Todd-Stanton 1
R185 R148 Discovery Miles 1 480 Save R37 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

This inspirational journal has beautifully designed pages to fill with your drawings, observations, poetry or anything else you like. There are facts, star charts and pictures of constellations to help you identify stars, and links to websites to find out more. With beautiful illustrations, this is a journal for stargazers of all ages to treasure.

Star Wars: Where's the Wookiee 2 - Search and Find Activity Book (Paperback): Lucasfilm Star Wars: Where's the Wookiee 2 - Search and Find Activity Book (Paperback)
Lucasfilm 1
R200 R160 Discovery Miles 1 600 Save R40 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

The exciting sequel to the bestselling Star Wars book of the past 10 years, Where’s the Wookiee. Now available in paperback!

Chewbacca is back and on the loose across the galaxy, and this time he’s brought some Wookiee friends. Find the hairy hero and a host of favourite characters in another search and find adventure. All new locations from Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Rogue One: A Star Wars story, as well as scenes from throughout the Star Wars saga.

Join Han Solo, Luke Skywalker, Kylo Ren, Darth Vader and many more for another adventure. The perfect gift for Star Wars fans of all ages!

What Do Machines Do All Day (Hardcover): J.O. Nelson What Do Machines Do All Day (Hardcover)
J.O. Nelson; Illustrated by Aleksandar Savic 1
R441 R324 Discovery Miles 3 240 Save R117 (27%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

What do machines do all day? Find out in this beautifully illustrated book that features more than 100 machines and things that go. Little ones can explore 14 large, colourful scenes set in diverse places, turning the page after each to learn about eight special machines that work there. Spot and learn about the machines in action in these busy locations: farm, building site, home, office, vet's, car factory, film set, train station, road, the seaside, kitchen, town, mine and theme park. The combine harvester at the farm, the welding robot at the car factory, the turnstile at the train station, the cotton candy machine at the theme park... you'll be amazed by the range of machines at work.

The School of Numbers - A Galaxy of Maths (Hardcover): Emily Hawkins The School of Numbers - A Galaxy of Maths (Hardcover)
Emily Hawkins; Illustrated by Daniel Frost 1
R456 R341 Discovery Miles 3 410 Save R115 (25%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Greetings Cadet! Congratulations on being accepted into the prestigious Astro Academy for math! Now strap on your space boots, secure you helmet and let's get ready for a mathematical journey like no other! Hop on board the spaceship School of Numbers and head off on an intergalactic mathematical journey that will introduce young readers to key concepts including arithmetic, shapes, fractions, percentages, and sequences. Six eccentric professors will teach budding space mathematic Cadets all there is to know about the world of numbers! Meet Captain Archimedes Brown who keeps everyone in order; Lois Carmen Denominator who's got a passion for fractions; Di Ameter who's a stickler for geometry; Al Jabra who loves algebra; Ava Ridge who's looney for statistics; and last but certainly not least, Adam Up who just can't get enough of arithmetic! Float into this gravity-free classroom, prepare yourself for antics aplenty and get ready to see math in action like never before.

The Usborne Book of the Moon (Hardcover): Laura Cowan The Usborne Book of the Moon (Hardcover)
Laura Cowan; Illustrated by Diana Toledano 1
R320 R256 Discovery Miles 2 560 Save R64 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

For thousands of years, the Moon has been the one thing in the night sky that everyone anywhere on our planet recognises. Trace the story of the Moon around the world and through history, from ancient legends about its creation, to its first sighting through a telescope, right up until the Apollo 11 mission and the first Moon landing in 1969.

Infomojis: Space (Hardcover, Illustrated edition): Jon Richards, Ed Simkins Infomojis: Space (Hardcover, Illustrated edition)
Jon Richards, Ed Simkins
R366 R315 Discovery Miles 3 150 Save R51 (14%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Who holds the record for driving the fastest on the Moon? And how far away is the Moon from Earth? What are the gas giants - and what about nebulae? Whether it shoots, glows, radiates or collides, Infomojis: Space is all about exploring the universe in a fun and engaging way. Core scientific areas of investigation are covered, such as the nuclear reaction that makes our Sun shine or how the Moon's gravity affects tides on Earth. The book features custom-made 'infomojis' (information emojis) that present the information with real personality! So inject fun into facts, and take your young astronomer to the next evolution in infographics. Infomojis is a series of ten books that are perfect for curious readers aged 8+.

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