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Electrigirl (Paperback): Jo Cotterill Electrigirl (Paperback)
Jo Cotterill; Illustrated by Cathy Brett 1
R115 R107 Discovery Miles 1 070 Save R8 (7%) Ships in 6 - 10 working days

Holly Sparkes is just your average 12-year-old, that is, until she's hit by a bolt of lightning. Now Holly is EXTRAordinary. Like a human battery Holly can generate a massive amount of electricity in seconds, which could come in handy if she's ever going to solve the mystery of her best friend's disappearance. Because when you're dealing with the likes of Professor Macavity and her mysterious CyberSky corporation, you need all the help you can get! This exciting story includes black-and-white graphic novel style illustrations.

The Worst Class In The World Gets Worse (Paperback): Joanna Nadin The Worst Class In The World Gets Worse (Paperback)
Joanna Nadin; Illustrated by Rikin Parekh
R155 R124 Discovery Miles 1 240 Save R31 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

A brand new, laugh-out-loud young fiction series from bestselling author Joanna Nadin. Perfect for fans of Horrid Henry and the Trouble with Daisy series.

According to head teacher Mrs Bottomley-Blunt, 4B is the WORST CLASS IN THE WORLD. She says school is not about footling or fiddle-faddling or FUN. It is about LEARNING and it is high time 4B tried harder to EXCEL at it.

But Stanley and Manjit didn't LITERALLY mean to flood the toilets when they should have been monitoring the playground. And they definitely didn't LITERALLY mean to bring a penguin home from the zoo on their school trip. These things just happened even though they had a FOOLPROOF plan to get away with them.

In the Shadow of Heroes (Paperback): Nicholas Bowling In the Shadow of Heroes (Paperback)
Nicholas Bowling 1
R193 R154 Discovery Miles 1 540 Save R39 (20%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA CHILDREN'S BOOK AWARD 2019 Fourteen-year-old Cadmus has been scholar Tullus's slave since he was a baby - his master is the only family he knows. But when Tullus disappears and a taciturn slave called Tog - daughter of a British chieftain - arrives with a secret message, Cadmus's life is turned upside down. The pair follow a trail that leads to Emperor Nero himself, and his crazed determination to possess the Golden Fleece of Greek mythology. This quest will push Cadmus to the edge of the Roman Empire - and reveal unexpected truths about his past ...

The Birthday Surprise (Paperback): Clara Vulliamy The Birthday Surprise (Paperback)
Clara Vulliamy 1
R155 R124 Discovery Miles 1 240 Save R31 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Dot, her best friend Beans and her dog McClusky all love sniffing out a good mystery and together they will solve the case and save the day . . .

(This ebook is optimised for Kindle tablets and the Kindle App. It is not suitable for e-Ink kindle devices, such as the PaperWhite. We recommend you download a sample to your device before purchase if in doubt.)

Dotty is sporty, funny, creative, clever and FEARLESS: She is great with codes and puzzles and most of all – if there’s a mystery to solve – she’s your girl. This time round her trusty sidekick, Beans and TOP DOG, McClusky are keeping secrets from Dotty – will she like their surprise?

Drie Jong Jagters (Afrikaans, Paperback): P.J. Schoeman Drie Jong Jagters (Afrikaans, Paperback)
P.J. Schoeman
R158 Discovery Miles 1 580 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Fanie, Japie en Piet kan beswaarlik hulle geluk glo toe oom Gert vra of hulle saam met hom mag gaan jag in die Bosveld en hulle pa sy toestemming gee. Dis soos 'n lewensdroom wat waar word! Die Bosveldervaring beteken groot avontuur! Die seuns kry geleentheid om jag te maak op rietbokke, waterbokke, sebras, vlakvarke en buffels. Fanie laat selfs n krokodil sneuwel. Dis voorwaar meer opwindend as die voeljagtogte van vroeer. En wanneer die leeu snags brul, weet hulle: n ontmoeting met die koning van die Bosveld is onvermydelik.

The Truth About Martians (Paperback): Melissa Savage The Truth About Martians (Paperback)
Melissa Savage 1
R191 R152 Discovery Miles 1 520 Save R39 (20%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Mylo knows there's no such thing as Martians - at least, until a flying saucer crash-lands next to his family's New Mexico farm. And then he starts to hear the voice, like someone's trying to communicate with him, asking for help. Desperate to be as brave as his older brother Obie - who passed away over a year ago - Mylo has to investigate the crash. Along the way, he ends up discovering more about the universe than he ever could have imagined.

Grilgrypers 5: Die Groen Watergraf (Afrikaans, Paperback): De Wet Hugo Grilgrypers 5: Die Groen Watergraf (Afrikaans, Paperback)
De Wet Hugo; Illustrated by Shan Fischer
R150 R129 Discovery Miles 1 290 Save R21 (14%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Die tingerige Wian is baie opgewonde wanneer hy uiteindelik in pleegsorg geplaas word en van die weeshuis kan ontsnap. Net jammer dat die oorgewig boelie, Pierre, saam met hom by dieselfde gesin gaan woon. Maar Wian se nuwe ouers is glad nie gaaf en ordentlik soos hy hom voorgestel het nie. Inteendeel, hulle maak hom doodbenoud.

Veral toe hulle hom voorstel aan sy nuwe "suster", Cornelia - 'n massiewe, mak krokodil wat in die agterplaas woon.

Rory Branagan (Detective) 3: The Big Cash Robbery (Paperback): Andrew Clover Rory Branagan (Detective) 3: The Big Cash Robbery (Paperback)
Andrew Clover; Illustrated by Ralph Lazar 1
R180 R144 Discovery Miles 1 440 Save R36 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Meet RORY BRANAGAN – he eats bad guys for breakfast. Well, not ACTUALLY. But he IS the best detective in town. Third in a hilarious comedy-crime series for readers of 8+.

Hello. I am Rory Branagan. I am ACTUALLY a detective.

This week, my school put on the BIGGEST, BEST school fete the world has ever known. We are raising money to make St Bart's BOOMTASTIC, with adventure playgrounds and even a DRAGON.

But now the cash has GONE, and my Accomplice Cassidy 'the Cat' Callaghan has been BLAMED for stealing it. I'm thinking… I must use my detectiving to find the real thief and RESCUE the Cat!

Join Rory as he LEAPS into a new crime-fighting adventure with a dastardly theft, the biggest crime lord ever, head teachers that look like turkeys, and a real live KOMODO DRAGON. There are seven books in the RORY BRANAGAN (DETECTIVE) series and this is the third.

Nocturne (Paperback): Heather McKenzie Nocturne (Paperback)
Heather McKenzie
R277 Discovery Miles 2 770 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
The Titanic Detective Agency (Paperback): Lindsay Littleson The Titanic Detective Agency (Paperback)
Lindsay Littleson
R187 R147 Discovery Miles 1 470 Save R40 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

A fresh and compelling re-telling of the Titanic voyage-with a Scottish twist-by best-selling children's author Lindsay Littleson Based on real passengers and events, fact and fiction are skillfully woven together to create a meaningful and moving account of events aboard RMS Titanic Ideal to tie in with the most popular Social Studies topic in Scottish primary schools: The Unsinkable Ship Book launch tour scheduled for school Easter holidays April 2019

Toe Ons Oneindig Was (Afrikaans, Paperback): Zelda Bezuidenhout Toe Ons Oneindig Was (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Zelda Bezuidenhout
R210 R174 Discovery Miles 1 740 Save R36 (17%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Kara Immelman se lewe is eintlik nogal uitgesorteer. Sy is in matriek en hoewel sy heeltemal te skaam is om gewild te wees, het sy vir Eduard, haar beste vriend van laerskooldae af. Sy is ook haar skool se topswemmer en die moontlikheid van ’n swembeurs wink. Al gebeur daar nie veel op die dorpie waar hulle woon nie, het sy en Eduard groot planne om eendag die wreld te sien. Planne wat aangevuur word deur hulle gedeelde passie vir flieks. Wanneer Samantha egter op die toneel verskyn, herrangskik dit Kara en Eduard se hele bestaan. Want Sam is nie net onmoontlik mooi nie, sy speel ook volgens haar eie rels.

Toe ons oneindig was, is die verhaal van ’n meisie wat nog altyd presies gedoen het wat van haar verwag is. Iemand wat so besig was om almal gelukkig te hou, dat sy nooit regtig probeer uitvind het wat hr gelukkig maak nie. Totdat sy een middag in ’n aantrekhokkie vir die heel eerste keer gesoen word. Dis ’n storie oor vriendskap en lojaliteit. Oor seksualiteit en vloeibaarheid. Maar bowenal is dit die verhaal van ’n meisie op ’n selfontdekkingsreis – die soort reis wat in ’n Hollywoodfliek hoort.

Neverworld Wake (Paperback): Marisha Pessl Neverworld Wake (Paperback)
Marisha Pessl 1
R266 R188 Discovery Miles 1 880 Save R78 (29%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

A compulsive, read-in-one-sitting suspense novel for fans of One Of Us Is Lying and The Hazel Wood. Trust no-one.Fear everything.

Five friends - the beautiful elite at their exclusive prep school - reunite a year after graduation. After a night out, they narrowly avoid a collision with a car on a deserted road. Back at the mansion belonging to one of the girls, a storm rages and a mysterious man knocks on the door, announcing something world-shattering. The friends must make a choice: one of them will live, and the rest will die. And the decision must be unanimous. So begins the Neverworld Wake. The nightmare. The nothingness. Time backbends and they are fated to repeat that day, but fears are now physical and memories come alive in horrifying ways. How will they vote? And will they be able to escape the Neverworld?

Raaiselster (Afrikaans, Paperback): Troula Goosen Raaiselster (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Troula Goosen
R170 R146 Discovery Miles 1 460 Save R24 (14%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Leopold se wreld stort in duie wanneer sy familie hul rykdom verloor. Hy sluit by ’n togryer aan op pad na die diamantvelde om sy fortuin te soek. Sara, vermom as ’n touleier, reis saam op soek na die merk van haar voormense. Maar wanneer hulle by die geheimsinnige tolhuis in Ceres gestrand raak, kom hulle ’n donker wese in die berge tee en ontdek dat hulle nog altyd bestem is om die skrikbewind van die Verdwaalding stop te sit . . .

Ever Never Handbook (Paperback): Soman Chainani Ever Never Handbook (Paperback)
Soman Chainani 1
R325 R225 Discovery Miles 2 250 Save R100 (31%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Step into the dark and enchanting world of the School for Good and Evil with this stunning companion book. Soman Chainani's New York Times bestselling series comes to life in this handbook full of everything students at the School need to learn in order to survive their own fairy tale. With full-colour illustrations the handbook includes character interviews, diary excerpts, brand-new short stories and much, much more. A must-have for all super-fans of the School for Good and Evil.

Flat Stanley: Stanley in Space (Paperback, New Edition): Rob Biddulph Flat Stanley: Stanley in Space (Paperback, New Edition)
Rob Biddulph 1
R156 R123 Discovery Miles 1 230 Save R33 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The hilarious and magical adventures of everyone’s favourite flat hero – Flat Stanley. With brilliant new illustrations by the award-winning author/illustrator Rob Biddulph.

Stanley is now so famous the President of the United States calls him to send him on a special mission to space.

Life in space is exciting at first what with TV appearances and zero gravity. But soon the Lambchops start to worry that the journey is taking too long. And will the aliens be as friendly as the President has promised?

Twister (Paperback): Juliette Forrest Twister (Paperback)
Juliette Forrest 1
R188 R149 Discovery Miles 1 490 Save R39 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

"If you only read one children's book this summer... make it this one" The Guardian A brave, bright girl embarks on a heart-racing adventure to find her missing father - with magic and danger quite literally in the air... Twister's beloved father has gone missing and as she's searching for him she stumbles across a witch living in the woods. She is given a magical necklace that holds the souls of living things and can turn the wearer into a wolf, or a rushing river, or a rainstorm. But there's a dark foe on the hunt for this necklace, a baddie who wears a coat crawling with creatures and who might have something to do with her father's sudden disappearance...

The Last Kids on Earth and the Cosmic Beyond (Paperback, Netflix Tie-In): Max Brallier The Last Kids on Earth and the Cosmic Beyond (Paperback, Netflix Tie-In)
Max Brallier; Illustrated by Douglas Holgate 1
R214 R151 Discovery Miles 1 510 Save R63 (29%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Soon to be a major NETFLIX series!

‘Terrifyingly fun! Max Brallier’s The Last Kids on Earth delivers big thrills and even bigger laughs.’ Jeff Kinney, author of Diary of a Wimpy Kid.

The newest installment in this New York Times bestselling series introduces new monsters, new bad guys, and tons of new laughs – Diary of a Wimpy Kid meets The Waking Dead!

It's the first winter after the Monster Apocalypse. For Jack and his buddies, that means sled catapults, epic snowball battles, and one monstrous Christmas celebration. But their winter wonderland turns dark when a villainess begins hunting them. And this villainess is different - she's a human.

When the villainess steals Jack's prized monster-slaying tool, the Louisville Slicer, he vows to get it back. But it won't be easy. Jack and his friends soon discover that the Louisville Slicer is the key to a dark plan that threatens the entire world - and beyond . . .

‘Terrifyingly fun! Max Brallier’s The Last Kids on Earth delivers big thrills and even bigger laughs.’ Jeff Kinney, author of Diary of a Wimpy Kid

The third book in a hilarious monster adventure series. With fresh, funny illustrations on every page, this is perfect for fans of comics and graphic novels aged 8 and over.

The Last Kids on Earth series:

  • The Last Kids on Earth
  • The Last Kids on Earth and the Zombie Parade
  • The Last Kids on Earth and the Nightmare King
  • The Last Kids on Earth and the Cosmic Beyond
Get Me Out of Here! (Paperback): Andy McNab, Phil Earle Get Me Out of Here! (Paperback)
Andy McNab, Phil Earle; Illustrated by Robin Boyden 1
R215 R152 Discovery Miles 1 520 Save R63 (29%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Bestselling Andy McNab and award-winning Phil Earle join forces for the very first time, and the results are hilarious! Danny Mack's mates are brilliant: there's his best mate Giraffles (yeh, you read that right), so-called because of his unusually long neck; the MandM twins (you got it - like the chocolate) who are always finishing each other's sentences; and Lucky Success, who, well I reckon you can guess how he got his name. They're the best mates a kid could ask for, and when an epic school trip is announced, they're all properly made up about it. Because school trips are just an excuse to have a big laugh with your mates, right? Erm, WRONG. Let's just say that this is a school trip like no other, and Danny, Giraffles, Lucky and the MandMs have got a real challenge on their hands. Will they make it through? If Danny has anything to do with it, you bet they will! Brilliantly illustrated by Robin Boyden, illustrator of David Solomon's My Arch-Enemy is a Brain in a Jar, and full of laughs and a lot of heart, Get Me Out of Here! is without a doubt the book of the year.

To All the Boys I've Loved Before (Paperback): Jenny Han To All the Boys I've Loved Before (Paperback)
Jenny Han 2
R218 R173 Discovery Miles 1 730 Save R45 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Lara Jean keeps her love letters in a hatbox her mother gave her. One for every boy she's ever loved. When she writes, she can pour out her heart and soul and say all the things she would never say in real life, because her letters are for her eyes only.Until the day her secret letters are mailed, and suddenly Lara Jean's love life goes from imaginary to out of control.

Tintin: The Castafiore Emerald (Paperback, 25th reprint): Herge Tintin: The Castafiore Emerald (Paperback, 25th reprint)
Herge
R205 R164 Discovery Miles 1 640 Save R41 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

When Captain Haddock meets a gipsy palm reader, he dismisses a forewarning about a beautiful lady's stolen jewels. But when the famous opera singer Bianca Castafiore suddenly descends on Marlinspike Hall, the gipsy's prediction seems to be all too real. Can Tintin catch the emerald thief?

Minecraft Woodsword Chronicles 2: Night of the Bats (Paperback): Nick Eliopulos Minecraft Woodsword Chronicles 2: Night of the Bats (Paperback)
Nick Eliopulos 1
R155 R124 Discovery Miles 1 240 Save R31 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

The Second book in the OFFICIAL Minecraft fiction series for readers age 7+

Morgan, Ash and friends are back for another adventure.

Woodsword Middle has been infested by bats, bringing chaos and disorder into Ms Minerva's classroom.

The friends continue to explore Doc Culpepper's virtual reality world of Minecraft, venturing beyond the safety of their castle. When they arrive at a village which is terrorised by a hostile mob each night, they know they must help out. But will the kids work out how to stop the mob and save the villagers? And why is Ms Minerva's classroom full of bats?

Princess of Pets Book 6: The Runaway Rabbit (Paperback): Paula Harrison Princess of Pets Book 6: The Runaway Rabbit (Paperback)
Paula Harrison; Illustrated by Olivia Chin Mueller
R162 R136 Discovery Miles 1 360 Save R26 (16%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Ruby Palace is no place for pets! But Princess Bea won't let royal rules stop her from helping animals in need. A lost and frightened rabbit needs a safe place to stay. Bea is sure the palace will be perfect, and her best friend, Keira, is coming for a royal sleepover too! But when the rabbit runs away in the middle of the night, Bea and Keira must find her before she runs into trouble... From Paula Harrison, author of the Rescue Princesses and Kitty and the Moonlight Rescue series. With a shiny foil cover and beautifully illustrated throughout by Olivia Chin Mueller, this is the perfect book for animal-mad young readers aged seven and up. Related activity sheets are available on the Nosy Crow website. Check out Princess Bea's other adventures: The Lost Puppy, The Lonely Pony, The Snowy Reindeer and more!

Demon Road (Paperback): Derek Landy Demon Road (Paperback)
Derek Landy 1
R268 R177 Discovery Miles 1 770 Save R91 (34%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

THE EPIC NEW THRILLER BEGINS. The creator of the number one bestselling SKULDUGGERY PLEASANT series returns with the story of a girl on the run from everything she loves... and the monsters that await her. For anyone who ever thought their parents were monsters... Amber Lamont is a normal sixteen-year-old. Smart but insecure, she spends most of her time online, where she can avoid her beautiful, aloof parents and their weird friends. But when a shocking encounter reveals a horrifying secret, Amber is forced to go on the run. Killer cars, vampires, undead serial killers and red-skinned, horned demons - Amber hurtles from one threat to the next, revealing the terror woven into the very fabric of her life. As her parents close in behind her, Amber's only chance rests with her fellow travellers, who are not at all what they appear to be... Witty, action-packed and heart-stoppingly thrilling, Demon Road will take you on an epic road-trip across the supernatural landscape of America.

Dagboek van 'n Wimpy Kid 9: Hardepad (Paperback): Jeff Kinney Dagboek van 'n Wimpy Kid 9: Hardepad (Paperback)
Jeff Kinney; Translated by Tinus Horn
R170 R136 Discovery Miles 1 360 Save R34 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

’n Lang reis per motor saam met jou gesin behoort groot pret te wees ... tensy julle die Heffley’s is.

Dit begin vol belofte, maar slaan spoedig die verkeerde koers in. Badkamers by vulstasies, seemeeue wat kop verloor, ’n harde stamp en ’n vark wat op die vlug slaan – nie juis Greg Heffley se idee van plesier nie. Maar selfs die goorste reis kan ’n avontuur word – en hierdie is een wat die Heffley’s nie gou gaan vergeet nie.

The Great Animal Escapade (Paperback): Jane Kerr The Great Animal Escapade (Paperback)
Jane Kerr 1
R190 R151 Discovery Miles 1 510 Save R39 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Danny works at Belle Vue Zoo, where - alongside training the famous elephant Maharajah - he helps out with the day-to-day tasks of caring for the animals. But when animals start escaping, Danny is the prime suspect: after all, he was a former street urchin and pickpocket. When a man turns up claiming to be his father, the plot thickens. Can Danny untangle the mystery of the animal escapade - and find out where he really belongs - in order to clear his name?

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