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Native American Heroes: Osceola, Tecumseh & Cochise (Paperback): Ann McGovern Native American Heroes: Osceola, Tecumseh & Cochise (Paperback)
Ann McGovern; Illustrated by Nana
R114 R97 Discovery Miles 970 Save R17 (15%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

November is Native American Heritage month
Osceola, Cochise, and Tecumseh are three Native American heroes who fought valiantly for their land and for their people. This book is divided into three parts--each part recounting the life of one of these great heroes. Their true stories are emotionally gripping and tragic, and Ann McGovern handles delicate topics, such as violence and racism, expertly for young readers. The narrative text is supplemented by black-and-white original source materials throughout (i.e. photographs, maps, portraits, a newspaper article).

Stone Soup (Hardcover): Ann McGovern Stone Soup (Hardcover)
Ann McGovern; Illustrated by Winslow Pinney Pels
R319 R264 Discovery Miles 2 640 Save R55 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

The tale of an old woman and a clever vagabound--curious enough to believe that he can make soup from a stone. Retold for beginning readers. IRA Children's Choice; Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies.

Stone Soup (Paperback): Ann McGovern Stone Soup (Paperback)
Ann McGovern; Illustrated by Winslow Pels
R91 R76 Discovery Miles 760 Save R15 (16%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Help your child learn to read with this simple retelling of a favorite folktale. Whimsical illustrations and text with helpful repetition describe how a young vagabond gets an old lady to feed him by making soup from a stone. Through the boy's clever ways, the lone ingredient is soon joined by onions, carrots, beef bones, and more. Part of the Easy-to-Read Folktale series.

Secret Soldier : the Story of Deborah SA - The Story of Deborah SA (Paperback): Ann McGovern Secret Soldier : the Story of Deborah SA - The Story of Deborah SA (Paperback)
Ann McGovern
R142 R115 Discovery Miles 1 150 Save R27 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Deborah Sampson longed to travel, but since she was a poor, 18th-century woman, her opportunities were limited. Disguising herself as a man, she enlists in the army. "Robert's" brave actions earn him his superiors' respect, but how long can Deborah keep the secret? Your child will delight in this biography wrought with the excitement of The Revolutionary War and the threat of discovery.

Too Much Noise (Hardcover): Ann McGovern Too Much Noise (Hardcover)
Ann McGovern; Illustrated by Simms Taback
R376 R354 Discovery Miles 3 540 Save R22 (6%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Shark Lady: True Adventures of Eugenie Clark - True Adventures of Eugenie Clark (Paperback): Ann McGovern Shark Lady: True Adventures of Eugenie Clark - True Adventures of Eugenie Clark (Paperback)
Ann McGovern; Illustrated by Ruth Chew
R107 R88 Discovery Miles 880 Save R19 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

A biography of the ichthyologist whose interest in fish began at the age of nine during weekly trips to the Aquarium in New York City.

Roy Rogers and the Mountain Lion (Paperback): Ann McGovern Roy Rogers and the Mountain Lion (Paperback)
Ann McGovern; Illustrated by Mel Crawford
R429 Discovery Miles 4 290 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Roy Rogers and the Mountain Lion (Hardcover): Ann McGovern Roy Rogers and the Mountain Lion (Hardcover)
Ann McGovern; Illustrated by Mel Crawford
R738 Discovery Miles 7 380 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Aesop's Fables (Paperback): Ann McGovern Aesop's Fables (Paperback)
Ann McGovern
R131 R112 Discovery Miles 1 120 Save R19 (15%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This collection of stories attributed to a Greek slave named Aesop contains 67 tales. Each one illustrates the failings and virtues of human nature in a simple, humorous way and ends with a proverb that teaches a moral.

...If You Sailed On The Mayflower In 1620 (Paperback): Ann McGovern ...If You Sailed On The Mayflower In 1620 (Paperback)
Ann McGovern
R190 Discovery Miles 1 900 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Featuring a question-and-answer format that helps your child search for information, this illustrated introduction to the famous cross-Atlantic journey shows your child how the Puritans traveled to and settled the New World. Interesting facts -- like the two boys who nearly blew up the ship with a flaming rope near gunpowder -- and a map of the Mayflower help give history more life for your child.

Too Much Noise (Paperback, 1st ed): Ann McGovern Too Much Noise (Paperback, 1st ed)
Ann McGovern; Illustrated by Simms Taback
R208 R183 Discovery Miles 1 830 Save R25 (12%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Peter thinks his house is noisy until the village wise man teaches him a lesson in perspective.


The Pilgrims' First Thanksgiving (Paperback): Ann McGovern The Pilgrims' First Thanksgiving (Paperback)
Ann McGovern; Illustrated by Elroy Freem
R150 R124 Discovery Miles 1 240 Save R26 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

The Pilgrims' first Thanksgiving lasted three whole days. Ann McGovern's simple text introduces children to the struggles of the Pilgrims during their first year at Plymouth Colony and the events leading to the historic occasion we celebrate today - THANKSGIVING.

Little Wolf (Paperback): Ann McGovern Little Wolf (Paperback)
Ann McGovern
R210 Discovery Miles 2 100 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Little Wolf is an Indian boy who will not hunt. Instead he brings home injured animals and birds. He makes them well again, using the secrets of the woods. When the Chief's son falls ill, Little Wolf becomes a hero in a surprising way. Written in stately rhythmic prose in Ann McGovern's acclaimed style, this book--with beautiful illustrations by Nola Langner--will charm the imagination of young readers.

Will help children understand the differences in people and that each one has a contribution to make.

Recommended by The American Humane Association for ages five through eight.

Squeals & Squiggles & Ghostly Giggles (Paperback): Ann McGovern Squeals & Squiggles & Ghostly Giggles (Paperback)
Ann McGovern
R284 Discovery Miles 2 840 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Young hobgoblins will be squiggling and giggling at this madcap treasury of spooky poems, tricks, games, stories, and limer-eeks. Stage a scary treasure hung with Outwitting the Witch. Tell your friends to Feel the Corpse--but don't tell them what the grisly parts really are! Be clever wizards when you make handkerchiefs disappear with the Galloping Ghost trick. Shiver at chilling stories, like The Velvet Ribbon. Fill in in the rhymes in The Terrible Talky Not-Quite. Put on Dr. Diabolical skit and you'll split your sides laughing. For Halloween and all year long. Delightful illustrations add to the fun.

Who Has a Secret? (Paperback): Ann McGovern Who Has a Secret? (Paperback)
Ann McGovern
R233 Discovery Miles 2 330 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

There is nothing more pleasing than discovering a secret. In the simplest of texts by award-winning author Ann McGovern and with beautiful, sensitive drawings by Nola Langner, this book reveals some of the very best secrets the world holds, and reveals them in such a way that the very youngest child can share their mystery. Parents of children age three to six will agree with the New York Times: "Fine for the youngest reader."

Hadron '95 - Proceedings Of The 6th International Conference On Hadron Spectroscopy (Hardcover): Michael C Birse, George D... Hadron '95 - Proceedings Of The 6th International Conference On Hadron Spectroscopy (Hardcover)
Michael C Birse, George D Lafferty, Judith Ann Mcgovern
R2,332 Discovery Miles 23 320 Out of stock

This conference covered recent developments, both experimental and theoretical, in the study of hadron spectroscopy. It focused primarily on the spectroscopy, properties, theories and models of: light-quark mesons, heavy-quark mesons and baryons, exotic states (glueballs and hybrid mesons), and future facilities for their continued study.Special features to note include: New results were presented on the f0(1500) meson from the Crystal Barrel, OBELIX and GAMS collaborations, indicating that this state is now a clear candidate for the lowest 0++ glueball; The existence of the (2230) was confirmed by new data from BES; A session on future facilities; New results on charmed mesons and on hadrons with b quarks were also presented.

Too Much Noise (Chinese, Hardcover): Ann McGovern Too Much Noise (Chinese, Hardcover)
Ann McGovern
R680 Discovery Miles 6 800 Out of stock
If You Lived in Colonial Times (Paperback): Ann McGovern If You Lived in Colonial Times (Paperback)
Ann McGovern
R144 R109 Discovery Miles 1 090 Save R35 (24%) Out of stock

Your child can explore what life was like for kids growing up in extraordinary times. Covering the years from the early colonies to the American Revolution, this question-and-answer guide explains how kids dressed, played, ate, studied, and were punished. Including facts often left out of textbooks, this book gives your child the experience of living in another era.

The Secret Soldier - The Story of Deborah Sampson (Hardcover): Ann McGovern The Secret Soldier - The Story of Deborah Sampson (Hardcover)
Ann McGovern; Illustrated by Harold Goodwin
R365 R342 Discovery Miles 3 420 Save R23 (6%) Out of stock

Deborah Sampson wanted to travel and have adventures, but since she had no money, the best way to do that was to join the army. This is the exciting true story of a woman who became a soldier during the American Revolutionary War, by dressing and acting like a man.

Shark Lady: True Adventures of Eugenia Clark (Hardcover, Bound for Schools & Libraries ed.): Ann McGovern Shark Lady: True Adventures of Eugenia Clark (Hardcover, Bound for Schools & Libraries ed.)
Ann McGovern
R329 R309 Discovery Miles 3 090 Save R20 (6%) Out of stock

For use in schools and libraries only. A biography of the ichthyologist whose interest in fish began at the age of nine during weekly trips to the aquarium in New York City.

Secret Soldier: The Story of Deborah Sampson (Hardcover, Bound for Schools & Libraries ed.): Ann McGovern Secret Soldier: The Story of Deborah Sampson (Hardcover, Bound for Schools & Libraries ed.)
Ann McGovern
R361 R338 Discovery Miles 3 380 Save R23 (6%) Out of stock

Deborah Sampson wanted to travel and have adventures, but since she had no money, the best way to do that was to join the army. This is the exciting true story of a woman who became a soldier during the American Revolutionary War, by dressing and acting like a man.

Aesop's Fables (Paperback): Ann McGovern, Ricardo Tercio Aesop's Fables (Paperback)
Ann McGovern, Ricardo Tercio
R107 R88 Discovery Miles 880 Save R19 (18%) Out of stock

Aesop's fables are retold in kid-friendly text with black-and-white illustrations throughout
This 80-page edition of AESOP'S FABLES introduces young readers to Aesop's classic fables in a fun and accessible way. Ann McGovern retells the classic fables using kid-friendly language, and there are striking black-and-white illustrations throughout.

Pilgrims' First Thanksgiving (Hardcover, Bound for Schools & Libraries ed.): Ann McGovern Pilgrims' First Thanksgiving (Hardcover, Bound for Schools & Libraries ed.)
Ann McGovern
R392 R371 Discovery Miles 3 710 Save R21 (5%) Out of stock

The Pilgrims' first Thanksgiving lasted three whole days. Ann McGovern's simple text introduces children to the struggles of the Pilgrims during their first year at Plymouth Colony and the events leading to the historic occasion we celebrate today - THANKSGIVING.

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