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Face to Face with Manatees - Level 5 (Paperback): Brian Skerry Face to Face with Manatees - Level 5 (Paperback)
Brian Skerry
R210 Discovery Miles 2 100 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

National Geographic Face to Face Readers is a high-interest series of books for confident, independent readers that have been adapted to a Key Stage 2 audience by education experts. The books pair magnificent National Geographic photographs with lively first-person text and fascinating facts about the natural world. Dive deep into the watery world of Manatees with an experienced nature photographer and learn all about these gentle giants. Written in an engaging and fun to read format, the captivating photos and fascinating facts are perfect for encouraging the future explorers and marine biologists of tomorrow! Level 5 readers are ideal for kids who are confident in reading independently and ready for the challenge of varied sentence lengths, some technical vocabulary and increasing inference.

The Ultimate Book of Sharks (Hardcover, Edition): National Geographic Kids The Ultimate Book of Sharks (Hardcover, Edition)
National Geographic Kids; As told to Brian Skerry
R555 R481 Discovery Miles 4 810 Save R74 (13%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Dive into the wild world of sharks! Get up close to learn the truth behind these fantastic, ferocious fish with famed National Geographic photographer and explorer Brian Skerry. Join this amazing underwater adventure to track the sharks of the world, from the teeniest dogfish to the everfeared great white. This ultimate book features every species of shark on the planet, with awesome photos, fascinating facts, the latest science, and firsthand stories of real-life encounters with these incredible creatures. Learn how sharks live, how they eat, the challenges they face, and whether or not you are actually on the menu!

Shark (Hardcover): Brian Skerry Shark (Hardcover)
Brian Skerry
R380 R297 Discovery Miles 2 970 Save R83 (22%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

For decades, acclaimed National Geographic underwater photographer Brian Skerry has braved ocean depths and the jaws of predatory giants to capture the most remarkable photographs of sharks around the world. In this collection of the best of those pictures, Skerry draws on his growing personal respect for these animals to share intimate stories of their impact. Focusing on four key species--great white, whitetip, tiger, and mako sharks--Skerry's photographs span from his early work, photographing them from cages, to his recent unencumbered scuba dives. With additional text by top National Geographic writers, Skerry's images and stories encourage a change in attitude toward these top predators, ultimately showing how they are the keys to the healthy balance of nature underwater.

100 Dives of a Lifetime - The World's Ultimate Underwater Destinations (Hardcover): Carrie Miller, Brian Skerry 100 Dives of a Lifetime - The World's Ultimate Underwater Destinations (Hardcover)
Carrie Miller, Brian Skerry 2
R530 R404 Discovery Miles 4 040 Save R126 (24%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Explore 100 breathtaking scuba diving sites around the world--from the cenotes of Mexico to the best wreck in Micronesia--through stunning National Geographic photography, expert tips, and cutting-edge travel advice. Filled with more than 350 images from National Geographic, 100 Dives of a Lifetime provides the ultimate bucket list for ardent scuba divers and aspirational travelers alike. From diving with manta rays at night in Kona, Hawaii, and swimming with hammerheads of Cocos Island in Costa Rica to exploring caves in Belize's Lighthouse Atoll and diving beneath the ice floes of Antarctica, this exquisite inspirational book is filled with beautiful imagery, marine life guides, trusted travel tips, and expert diving advice from world-famous National Geographic divers and explorers like Brian Skerry, Jessica Cramp, and David Doubilet. Organized by diving experience and certification level--from beginner open water and wreck dives to expert cold water and cave dives--each location offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore the magic of our world's oceans--from your armchair or with your scuba gear in tow.

Man and Sea (Hardcover, New): Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Brian Skerry Man and Sea (Hardcover, New)
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Brian Skerry
R1,096 R978 Discovery Miles 9 780 Save R118 (11%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Spanning from the arctic to the tropics, from large-scale views of Australia's barrier reef to close-up images of sea turtles, "Man and Sea" is a compelling, entirely unique journey through a fascinating world. Spectacular aerial images by Yann Arthus-Bertrand and striking underwater photographs by Brian Skerry offer a top-to-bottom tour of the world's oceans, while the enlightening text covers the sea's critical mechanisms, from currents to food chains. Inspiring interviews of some of the world's most respected researchers and activists also offer cutting-edge insight into the many challenges, such as overfishing and pollution, facing the oceans today. Exploring the critical and ever-evolving relationship between mankind and the ocean, "Man and Sea" is an unforgettable portrait of the global issue of sustainable development.
Praise for "Man and Sea"
"Mr. Skerry's Technicolor image of hard corals on the Kingman Reef far out in the Pacific and Mr. Bertrand's shot of the pale sand of Whitsunday Island near the Great Barrier Reef are cool and timeless portraits of treasures we might easily think limitless."" --"The Editors, " Wall Street Journal "

Ocean Counting (Hardcover): Janet Lawler Ocean Counting (Hardcover)
Janet Lawler; Photographs by Brian Skerry
R546 Discovery Miles 5 460 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Throughout our world's oceans live wild animals that swim, leap, and dive through the pages of this charming title. The photography in this book presents young readers with a foundation for learning basic counting skills while discovering some magnificent ocean animals. The marine life captured on each page portray familiar favorites along with a few lesser-known, but still amazing, animals. Lyrical text about each creature is both lively and thought-provoking. "Did You Know" facts accompany each spread to add both fun and fascinating tidbits about each creature. Fact boxes in the back of the book include information about the animals' homes, sizes, diets, predators, and babies. The book ends with an interactive map and a brief and inspirational note from National Geographic photographer Brian Skerry. A glossary helps kids expand their vocabulary, and a list of books and websites for further reading help jump-start more discovery.

Adventure Beneath the Sea - Living in an Underwater Science Station (Hardcover): Kenneth Mallory Adventure Beneath the Sea - Living in an Underwater Science Station (Hardcover)
Kenneth Mallory; Photographs by Brian Skerry
R365 R336 Discovery Miles 3 360 Save R29 (8%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

What would it be like to live sixty feet below the ocean waves? Author Ken Mallory and photographer Brian Skerry found out. They spent a week in the Aquarius underwater laboratory on a coral reef off the Florida Keys. They lived in cramped quarters. They went scuba diving every day--to study the fish of the reef and to use the underwater outhouse. They slept in bunks with the constant crackle of snapping shrimp coming through the shell of their underwater home. Skerry's photographs from the pages of "National Geographic "Magazine capture the stunning sights of a strange undersea habitat in this winner of the John Burroughs Nature Books for Young Readers Award.

National Geographic Kids Chapters: The Whale Who Won Hearts - And More True Stories of Adventures with Animals (Hardcover):... National Geographic Kids Chapters: The Whale Who Won Hearts - And More True Stories of Adventures with Animals (Hardcover)
Brian Skerry
R329 Discovery Miles 3 290 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

National Geographic Kids Chapters picks up where the best-selling National Geographic Readers series leaves off. This new series offers young animal lovers who are ready for short chapters lively, full-color true stories just right to carry in a backpack, share with friends, and read under the covers at night. Based on the hit feature in National Geographic Kids magazine, we bring you Animal Adventures! Featuring three amazing stories of explorer Brian Skerry and his incredible encounters with animals, written in fun and lively prose that empowers readers to devour page after page.

The Ultimate Book of Sharks (Hardcover): Brian Skerry The Ultimate Book of Sharks (Hardcover)
Brian Skerry
R672 Discovery Miles 6 720 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
National Geographic Kids Chapters: The Whale Who Won Hearts - And More True Stories of Adventures with Animals (Paperback):... National Geographic Kids Chapters: The Whale Who Won Hearts - And More True Stories of Adventures with Animals (Paperback)
Brian Skerry
R127 R107 Discovery Miles 1 070 Save R20 (16%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

National Geographic Kids Chapters picks up where the best-selling National Geographic Readers series leaves off. This new series offers young animal lovers who are ready for short chapters lively, full-colour true stories just right to carry in a backpack, share with friends, and read under the covers at night. Based on the hit feature in National Geographic Kids magazine, we bring you Animal Adventures! Featuring three amazing stories of explorer Brian Skerry and his incredible encounters with animals, written in fun and lively prose that empowers readers to devour page after page.

Ocean Soul (Hardcover): Brian Skerry Ocean Soul (Hardcover)
Brian Skerry
R760 R568 Discovery Miles 5 680 Save R192 (25%) Out of stock

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Ocean Soul is a love story. It is a story of discovery. It is a story of hope.
The story begins when a boy who loves the sea attends an event with underwater photographers and has an epiphany: "I had always wanted to explore the oceans, but I now understood how I would do this. I would do it with a camera." With sheer deter-mination, hard work, and a little bit of luck the boy, named Brian Skerry, realized his dream with more than 20 awe-inspiring articles for National Geographic magazine. Now, with Ocean Soul, he showcases his stunning photography and describes his adventurous life in a gripping portrait of the ocean as a place of beauty and mystery, a place in trouble, and ultimately, a place of hope that will rebound with the proper attention and care.
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Face to Face with Manatees (Paperback): Brian Skerry Face to Face with Manatees (Paperback)
Brian Skerry
R260 R205 Discovery Miles 2 050 Save R55 (21%) Out of stock

Explore the blue coastal waters of southern Florida with Brian Skerry as he discovers the underwater world of the most lovable marine mammal - the manatee. Children will discover that this rolly-polly gentle giant is actually quite fun to observe. With their playful natures and clumsy qualities, manatees roll around when playing and even squeal with delight when they are excited. But their world is in danger - pollution is putting their freshwater habitats in peril and the over-population of local rivers and streams is leading to more and more accidents with humans. Learn all about manatees, and why we should do our best to protect their habitats and way of life.

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