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Earth (Hardcover, Revised ed.): Seymour Simon Earth (Hardcover, Revised ed.)
Seymour Simon
R479 R444 Discovery Miles 4 440 Save R35 (7%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days


This intimate and beautiful study of Earth investigates the relationship between our planet, the sun, and the moon. Why are there seasons on Earth? How does day pass into night? What protects the Earth from the sun's intense heat? Why is the surface of the Earth constantly changing? The informative text reveals how Earth's unique position in relation to the sun makes it the only planet where life is possible. The stunning full-color photographs will mesmerize young readers about the mysteries of space.

Destination: Mars - Revised Edition (Paperback, Revised edition): Seymour Simon Destination: Mars - Revised Edition (Paperback, Revised edition)
Seymour Simon
R198 R78 Discovery Miles 780 Save R120 (61%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Award-winning science writer Seymour Simon explores the Red Planet through fascinating facts and amazing full-color photographs. Readers will learn about the recent discovery of water, the Valles Marineris-the biggest valley on Mars-the ice caps, recent expeditions, and more. This updated edition includes: * author's note* stunning full-color photographs* glossary* index* websites and additional reading sources Supports the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards.

Guts - Revised Edition (Hardcover, Revised ed.): Seymour Simon Guts - Revised Edition (Hardcover, Revised ed.)
Seymour Simon
R431 R403 Discovery Miles 4 030 Save R28 (6%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Join award-winning science writer Seymour Simon as he explores one of the most important systems of the human body: the digestive system! This nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 6 to 8. It's a fun way to learn to read and as a supplement for activity books for children. Ever wonder how food like pizza or spaghetti moves through our body? It all happens in our digestive system, otherwise known as our guts. Working twenty-four hours a day, it makes sure the food we eat turns into energy, nutrients, and waste. In this revised edition, featuring clear text and stunning full-color photographs, Seymour Simon takes us step-by-step through the digestive system. Readers will learn all about digestion, from the moment you chew your food to when it moves throughout your major organs, such as the stomach and intestines, and how waste is eventually eliminated. Most importantly, he explains how something that happens inside everyone, every day, is such an essential part of our human body. Perfect for young scientists' school reports, this book includes an author's note, a glossary, and an index and supports the Common Core State Standards.

Wildfires (Paperback, (revised edition)): Seymour Simon Wildfires (Paperback, (revised edition))
Seymour Simon
R169 R138 Discovery Miles 1 380 Save R31 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

A raging wildfire can be a major disaster, costing lives and destroying homes. But fires in nature can help as well as harm, clearing forests of dead trees and allowing young plants to grow. Breathtaking photos highlight this surprising look at fire's part in maintaining the balance of nature. This updated edition includes: * Author's note * Stunning full-color photographs * Glossary * Index * Websites and additional reading sources * Series thumbnails on back cover Supports the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards

How To Talk To Your Computer (Hardcover): Seymour Simon How To Talk To Your Computer (Hardcover)
Seymour Simon; Illustrated by Mike Lowery
R425 R346 Discovery Miles 3 460 Save R79 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Have you ever wondered how to get a computer to do something? First you need to speak in a way it can understand! Read and find out all about how to talk to your computer in this updated edition with brand-new illustrations and simple engaging text that introduces conditions, loops, and functions. This nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 4 to 6. It's a fun way to learn to read and as a supplement for activity books for children. How to Talk to Your Computer comes packed with visual aids like charts, sidebars, an infographic, and a computer-less coding activity! This up-to-date and accurate new edition with revised text and brand-new art was vetted by Dr. Justin Solomon, Assistant Professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. This is a Level 2 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science title, which means the book explores more challenging concepts for children in the primary grades and supports the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards. Let's-Read-and-Find-Out is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.

Our Solar System - Revised Edition (Paperback, Revised edition): Seymour Simon Our Solar System - Revised Edition (Paperback, Revised edition)
Seymour Simon
R197 R163 Discovery Miles 1 630 Save R34 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

In this completely updated edition of Our Solar System, Seymour Simon takes young readers on a fascinating tour through space With beautiful full-color photographs and spacecraft images, young readers will learn all about the beginning of the solar system, including the sun and the eight planets and their moons. This book includes a glossary and an index.

Seymour Simon knows how to explain science to kids and make it fun. He was a teacher for more than twenty years, has written more than 250 books, and has won multiple awards.

Supports the Common Core State Standards

How to Talk to Your Computer (Paperback): Seymour Simon How to Talk to Your Computer (Paperback)
Seymour Simon; Illustrated by Mike Lowery
R170 R129 Discovery Miles 1 290 Save R41 (24%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Have you ever wondered how to get a computer to do something? First you need to speak in a way it can understand!

Read and find out all about how to talk to your computer in this updated edition with brand-new illustrations and simple engaging text that introduces conditions, loops, and functions.

How to Talk to Your Computer comes packed with visual aids like charts, sidebars, an infographic, and a computer-less coding activity! This up-to-date and accurate new edition with revised text and brand-new art was vetted by Dr. Justin Solomon, Assistant Professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

This is a Level 2 Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science title, which means the book explores more challenging concepts for children in the primary grades and supports the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards. Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.

Destination - Moon (Hardcover): Seymour Simon Destination - Moon (Hardcover)
Seymour Simon
R442 R365 Discovery Miles 3 650 Save R77 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

An out-of-this-world exploration of the 1969 Moon landing from children's science expert Seymour Simon! This nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 6 to 8. It's a fun way to learn to read and as a supplement for activity books for children. In July of 1969, NASA sent the Apollo 11 spacecraft to the Moon. Inside were three people: Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins. They went into lunar orbit a few days later. More than a hundred hours after launch, the word came back: "The Eagle has landed!" In this exciting account of the famous 1969 Moon landing, award-winning science writer Seymour Simon tells the story of the Space Race between the US and the Soviet Union; recalls how families across the world sat captivated in front of their TVs to witness humankind's first steps beyond Earth; and explains much of the science and technology that got our astronauts to the Moon on that remarkable day. Perfect for young scholars' school reports, Destination: Moon features clear text, vibrantly colored pages, engaging sidebars, and stunning full-color photographs. This book includes an author's note, a glossary, a timeline, and an index and supports the Common Core State Standards.

Earthquakes (Hardcover): Seymour Simon Earthquakes (Hardcover)
Seymour Simon
R447 R416 Discovery Miles 4 160 Save R31 (7%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Exceptional nonfiction for children from two of the most trusted names in science education: Seymour Simon and the Smithsonian Institution.

Comets, Meteors, and Asteroids (Paperback, New Ed): Seymour Simon Comets, Meteors, and Asteroids (Paperback, New Ed)
Seymour Simon
R198 R148 Discovery Miles 1 480 Save R50 (25%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Whether they appear as distant specks in an astronomer's telescope or shoot brilliantly across the evening sky, comets, meteors, and asteroids have fascinated sky gazers throughout history. But where do these racing celestial bodies come from, and what can they teach us about our universe? Join Seymour Simon for a look at the fiery mystery and wild wonder of these luminous bodies of night.

Penguins (Paperback): Seymour Simon Penguins (Paperback)
Seymour Simon
R190 R155 Discovery Miles 1 550 Save R35 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Penguins certainly are a different bird! They spend seventy-five percent of their lives in water and they can′t even fly! Penguins are classified as birds because they have feathers. So explore a penguin′s world by finding out how they can swim so fast, what they eat, and how people need to help protect their habitats.

Includes:

o Smithsonian mission statement

o Glossary

o Index

o Website and additional reading sources

o Series thumbnails on back panel

Ages: 5 - 9

Stars (Paperback, Revised ed.): Seymour Simon Stars (Paperback, Revised ed.)
Seymour Simon
R218 R170 Discovery Miles 1 700 Save R48 (22%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Twinkling in the night sky, stars have inspired wonder and amazement in us since ancient times. They have guided our journeys and inspired our poetry and art, but until recently we have known very little about them. Now, through new instruments and technology, we are learning more about stars every day-from their dusty beginnings in nebulas to their spectacular ends as supernovas. Award-winning science writer Seymour Simon gives you a closer look at the stars.

Coral Reefs (Paperback): Seymour Simon Coral Reefs (Paperback)
Seymour Simon
R190 R179 Discovery Miles 1 790 Save R11 (6%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Hiding on the floor of Earth's tropical oceans are magnificent and colorful coral reefs. You may have seen coral in the local aquarium or heard of the Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Australia. But did you know that coral reefs . . . are actually living beings? can grow to be larger than a skyscraper? provide a home for a vast number of other underwater creatures?

Award-winning science writer Seymour Simon takes readers under the sea to explore the world of coral reefs, with fascinating facts and stunning full-color photographs.

Find out how coral reefs grow to become one of the most impressive natural habitats on Earth and how they interact with sea creatures such as fish, sea urchins, sea stars, and more

Also available as a paperback

Elephants (Hardcover): Seymour Simon Elephants (Hardcover)
Seymour Simon
R435 R407 Discovery Miles 4 070 Save R28 (6%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Join award-winning science writer Seymour Simon as he investigates the many characteristics and behaviors of one of the world's most beloved animals: the elephant! This nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 6 to 8. It's a fun way to learn to read and as a supplement for activity books for children. From their ancient relatives, woolly mammoths and mastodons, to their amazingly versatile trunks and strong ivory tusks, elephants are some of the most fascinating animals on Earth. They are remarkably intelligent, demonstrate self-awareness, and feel familiar emotions like compassion and grief. With clear, simple text and stunning full-color photographs, readers will learn all about the largest land animals in the world! Perfect for young scientists' school reports, this book includes an author's note, a glossary, and an index and supports the Common Core State Standards.

Storms (Paperback, 1st Mulberry ed): Seymour Simon Storms (Paperback, 1st Mulberry ed)
Seymour Simon
R190 R155 Discovery Miles 1 550 Save R35 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

"A succinct, informative essay illuminated by magnificent photographs. The subject is particularly absorbing, as it highlights the natural drama of a commonly experienced phenomenon....The stunning visual portrayal of storms, accompanied by impressive factual data and clear explanations in crisp prose, is truly compelling."--Horn Book.

Seemore Readers: Incredible Sharks (Paperback, New edition): Seymour Simon Seemore Readers: Incredible Sharks (Paperback, New edition)
Seymour Simon
R141 R115 Discovery Miles 1 150 Save R26 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

An introduction to the physical characteristics and behavior of various kinds of sharks.

Volcanoes (Paperback): Seymour Simon Volcanoes (Paperback)
Seymour Simon
R196 R161 Discovery Miles 1 610 Save R35 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Join award-winning science writer Seymour Simon in this picture book introduction to volcanoes! Volcanoes don't always look like mountains; they aren't always full of fire. Some are holes in the ground; some form under the sea. And despite their reputation for destruction, volcanoes produce new mountains, new islands, and new soil. Visit some of the world's most remarkable volcanoes in this masterful introduction from Seymour Simon. It's an extraordinary-and unforgettable-trip. With clear, simple text and stunning full-color photographs, readers will learn all about these amazing natural structures in this informative picture book! Perfect for young scientists' school reports, this book supports the Common Core State Standards. Check out these other Seymour Simon books about the Natural World: Coral Reefs Icebergs & Glaciers Mountains Oceans Rocks & Minerals Tropical Rainforests Water

Gorillas (Paperback, Updated Ed.): Seymour Simon Gorillas (Paperback, Updated Ed.)
Seymour Simon
R190 R179 Discovery Miles 1 790 Save R11 (6%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Classic movies show giant gorillas scaling tall buildings and swatting planes from the sky, but actual gorillas are gentle social animals that live together in family groups like humans. In fact, gorillas are one of the closest genetic matches to people. And just like humans, gorillas can

shriek

chuckle

hiccup

even burp!

Award-winning science writer Seymour Simon has teamed up with the Smithsonian Institution to bring you an updated edition of his classic full-color photographic introduction to these fascinating animals.

Mountains (Paperback): Seymour Simon Mountains (Paperback)
Seymour Simon
R189 R154 Discovery Miles 1 540 Save R35 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

"In the trademark Simon style, carefully selected color photos, drawings, and a clear and informative text tell the story of Earth's mountains: their formation, relative sizes, ecology, and influence on weather....Simon may have done more than any other living author to help us understand and appreciate the beauty of our planet and our universe;

Muscles - Our Muscular System (Paperback, New edition): Seymour Simon Muscles - Our Muscular System (Paperback, New edition)
Seymour Simon
R190 R178 Discovery Miles 1 780 Save R12 (6%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Don't move a muscle--read all about them! Did you know that...

  • Without muscles you couldn't blink--or even breathe!

  • Nearly 700 muscles control your life.

  • Big or small, a muscle is made up of just one cell.

  • Exercise doesn't give you more muscles, but it strengthens the ones you have.

Discover how muscles make us move--and see what it really looks like under your skin.

Global Warming (Hardcover): Seymour Simon Global Warming (Hardcover)
Seymour Simon
R433 R405 Discovery Miles 4 050 Save R28 (6%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Earth's climate has always varied, but it is now changing more rapidly than at any other time in recent centuries. The climate is very complex, and many factors play important roles in determining how it changes.

Why is the climate changing? Could Earth be getting warmer by itself? Are people doing things that make the climate warmer?

Award-winning science writer Seymour Simon teams up with the Smithsonian Institution to give you a full-color photographic introduction to the causes and effects of global warming and climate change.

The Heart - Our Circulatory System (Hardcover, Updated ed.): Seymour Simon The Heart - Our Circulatory System (Hardcover, Updated ed.)
Seymour Simon
R445 R414 Discovery Miles 4 140 Save R31 (7%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Exceptional nonfiction for children from two of the most trusted names in science education: Seymour Simon and the Smithsonian Institution.

Eyes and Ears (Hardcover): Seymour Simon Eyes and Ears (Hardcover)
Seymour Simon
R447 R416 Discovery Miles 4 160 Save R31 (7%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Seymour Simon has written over 200 award-winning science books about animals, anatomy, astronomy, earth science, and vehicles!

Six tiny muscles hold each eyeball steady in the sockets of your head. The ears contain the three smallest bones in the body: the hammer, anvil, and stirrup. In addition to hearing, ears help you to keep your balance. Without the brain, we wouldn't be able to see or hear.

Sharks (Paperback, Revised ed.): Seymour Simon Sharks (Paperback, Revised ed.)
Seymour Simon
R191 R156 Discovery Miles 1 560 Save R35 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Join award-winning science writer Seymour Simon in this picture book introduction to sharks. If you believe the movies and books about shark attacks, you probably think that sharks are the biggest, scariest animals on the planet. But are all sharks the giant man hunters they are so often made out to be? What do they eat, where do they swim, and what do they do on weekends? Dive in and explore one of the world's most mysterious creatures with acclaimed science writer Seymour Simon. With clear, simple text and stunning full-color photographs, readers will learn all about sharks-their behavior and habitat-in this informative picture book. Perfect for young scientists' school reports, this book supports the Common Core State Standards. Check out these other Seymour Simon books about animals: Big Cats Butterflies Cats Crocodiles & Alligators Dogs Dolphins Frogs Gorillas Horses Insects Penguins Sea Creatures Snakes Spiders Whales Wild Babies Wolves

Planets Around the Sun (Paperback): Seymour Simon Planets Around the Sun (Paperback)
Seymour Simon
R202 Discovery Miles 2 020 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
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