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Top 10 of Everything 2019 - The Ultimate Record Book of 2019 (Hardcover): Paul Terry Top 10 of Everything 2019 - The Ultimate Record Book of 2019 (Hardcover)
Paul Terry 1
R355 R208 Discovery Miles 2 080 Save R147 (41%) Ships in 7 - 10 working days

Ever wanted to know the size of the biggest shark? Ever thought where in the world the tallest rollercoaster is? Or wondered astronaut has spent the most time in space? If so, this is the book for you! Top 10 of Everything 2019 is divided into genres including Animal Kingdom, Sport, Forces of Nature, Video Games and Mechanical Creations, and includes lists, charts and tables to break down the details of each amazing fact. Packed full of photographs, charts, graphs and incredible information, this is the perfect book for anyone with a curious mind and an insatiable appetite for facts, stats and trivia. Loved by kids and adults alike, it's the perfect stocking filler for this Christmas!

Guinness World Records 2018 (Hardcover): Guinness World Records Guinness World Records 2018 (Hardcover)
Guinness World Records 5
R244 Discovery Miles 2 440 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The record-breaking records annual is back and packed with more incredible accomplishments, stunts, cutting-edge science and amazing sporting achievements than ever before. With more than 3,000 new and updated records and 1,000 eye-popping photos, it has thousands of new stats and facts and dazzling new features. There is so much to explore inside.

Go on a whirlwind tour of the planet's most amazing places, from the largest swamps to the deepest points on Earth. Find out what happens when you give an octopus a Rubik's Cube, and why all you need to defend yourself from a crocodile is a rubber band! You'll also find all your favourite records and categories such as Big Stuff, Collections, Mass Participation and Fun with Food, plus the year's most significant sporting achievements. Our editors have also taken inspiration this year from the world of superheroes - both fictional and real-world - so look out for our feature chapter charting your favourite caped crusaders in comic books, TV shows and movies. We also meet the real-life record-breakers with genuine superpowers, such as the Canadian strongman vicar who can pull a jumbo jet and an actual cyborg who uses technology to augment his senses. You'll also learn all about the science of superheroes, such as who the fastest and strongest superheroes would be if they came to life, and who would win in a royal rumble between Superman, Batman, Hulk and Dr Strange!

Also new this year is a celebration of the superlative with infographic poster pages that explore the most exciting absolutes, such as the longest, tallest, fastest and heaviest. Does the longest sofa outstretch the longest train? Is the tallest Easter egg bigger than the tallest snowman? Find out in this amazing new edition. You'll also find these special pages available as free poster downloads at guinnessworldrecords.com!

From science to showbiz via stunts and sports, there are real-life heroes all around us in all shapes and sizes, achieving the extraordinary every day. There's only one book where you'll find so many amazing facts all in one place, and that's Guinness World Records 2018!

Dinosaur Digs (Hardcover): Marilyn Easton Dinosaur Digs (Hardcover)
Marilyn Easton 1
R372 R283 Discovery Miles 2 830 Save R89 (24%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Dig into the fossil science that made Jurassic World possible! Includes two real fossils to uncover. In this non-fiction companion to Jurassic World and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, discover real fossil science, including different fossil types, how they form, what they can say about creatures that have long been extinct - and how that knowledge led Jurassic World scientists to bring dinosaurs back to life. Plus, take a closer look at fossils of dinosaurs, such as the Velociraptor, Triceratops and T. rex. Illustrated with tons of pictures from the films! Includes: two real fossils in two carving blocks digging tool brush full-colour 48-page book.

National Geographic Kids Infopedia 2019 (Paperback, Edition): National Geographic Kids National Geographic Kids Infopedia 2019 (Paperback, Edition)
National Geographic Kids
R385 R285 Discovery Miles 2 850 Save R100 (26%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The world's best-selling almanac for kids is back and in demand! This year's includes the latest information about what's new and newsy in our world, special dates to anticipate, fresh features, and much more. It's packed with incredible photos; tons of fun facts, crafts, and activities; and fascinating features about animals, science, nature, technology, and more. New features include an updated "Fun and Games" chapter filled with all-new games, jokes, and comics; all new weird-but-true facts, crafts, and activities; "19 Facts for 2019" feature in every chapter; updated reference material; and much more.

Everything: Ancient Egypt (Paperback): National Geographic Kids Everything: Ancient Egypt (Paperback)
National Geographic Kids 1
R234 R169 Discovery Miles 1 690 Save R65 (28%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Packed with facts and tantalising anecdotes from experts and bursting with colour photographs, learn all about Ancient Egypt in this fresh take on the subject.

  • This e-book is best viewed on Kindle Fire in landscape view to optimise your experience.

It’s time to learn everything about Ancient Egypt!

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.
Everything: Volcanoes and Earthquakes (Paperback): National Geographic Kids Everything: Volcanoes and Earthquakes (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 volcanoes and earthquakes in this fresh take on the subject that kids with love. It's time to learn everything about volcanoes and earthquakes! 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.

Star Wars: Galactic Atlas (Hardcover): Lucasfilm Star Wars: Galactic Atlas (Hardcover)
Lucasfilm; Illustrated by Tim McDonagh 1
R709 R444 Discovery Miles 4 440 Save R265 (37%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Explore a galaxy far, far away in this stunning guide to the worlds of Star Wars. The Galactic Atlas, illustrated by Tim McDonagh in superb full colour, covers everything from Alderaan and Naboo to Tatooine and Yavin 4, taking in the epic stories, strange creatures and glorious vistas of the entire saga. With 26 maps, plus star charts, character profiles and battle scenes, this collection of beautiful artwork tells you everything, from well-known stories to little-known facts about the galaxy far, far away. Join the Skywalkers on Tatooine, relive the Battle of Hoth, see where the Ewoks live and much more.

Everything: Big Cats (Paperback): National Geographic Kids Everything: Big Cats (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 big cats in this fresh take on the subject that kids with love. It's time to learn everything about big cats! 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.

Everything: Insects (Paperback): National Geographic Kids Everything: Insects (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 insects in this fresh take on the subject that kids with love. It's time to learn everything about insects! 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.

How to Speak Emoji - A Guide to Decoding Digital Language (Paperback, Edition): National Geographic Kids How to Speak Emoji - A Guide to Decoding Digital Language (Paperback, Edition)
National Geographic Kids 1
R278 R225 Discovery Miles 2 250 Save R53 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Ever wish you could speak Emoji? Well, now you can with this entertaining, informative National Geographic Kids guide to the popular digital symbols. An amusing, informative guide to the popular emoji symbols with additional facts, games and tips, designed to entertain as well as encourage digital confidence. Emojis are everywhere on your phone and computer - from winky faces to frowns, cats to footballs. This guide features 100 of the most popular emojis and funny examples of how to use them. With a digital expert as a guide, learn the history of emojis, how they're made, and how they're used around the world. Try telling a story with emoji, make emoji faces with friends, and test your knowledge of the symbols in a quiz. How to Speak Emoji features: * Brightly coloured "emoji dictionary" with illustration, meaning, and example usage * Games and activities: tell a story with emoji and an emoji guessing game to play with friends * Historical timeline, digital insights and fun facts * Internet safety and friendly usage tips

Knowledge Encyclopedia Ocean! - Our Watery World As You've Never Seen It Before (Hardcover): Dk Knowledge Encyclopedia Ocean! - Our Watery World As You've Never Seen It Before (Hardcover)
Dk 1
R345 R276 Discovery Miles 2 760 Save R69 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Dive into our planet's largest and least explored world in this stunning encyclopedia of whales, waves, wrecks, wind farms, and everything oceanic! Using 3D illustrations and a level of detail you can't find in other books, this children's ocean encyclopedia is perfect for home learning and study support. It takes you on a world tour of the waters that cover 70 percent of our planet, taking in marine biology, geography, geology, and ecology. See the sharks, jellyfish, turtles, dolphins, octopuses, penguins, seahorses, and other animals that call the ocean home and learn how their anatomy and behaviour is adapted to deal with a watery habitat. Discover what lies beneath the waves - from the dramatic landscapes of the deepest trench and the longest mountain range on Earth, to coral reefs and kelp forests teeming with life. Find out, too, about the science behind the seas. How do islands form? What are tsunamis? How can you help with marine conservation? Beautifully illustrated and packed full of facts, Knowledge Encyclopedia: Ocean! is the ultimate reference book for children curious about our planet's watery world.

Ultimate Bodypedia (Hardcover): National Geographic Kids Ultimate Bodypedia (Hardcover)
National Geographic Kids
R516 R395 Discovery Miles 3 950 Save R121 (23%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This fun, smart guide to the human body answers kids' questions and engages them with amazing facts, photos, illustrations, and diagrams. The kid-friendly journey travels through the body and all its systems and is sprinkled throughout with plenty of health tips, top 10 lists, simple experiments, and weird-but-true wacky details. Young readers will learn about age-appropriate medical history and body basics, from cells and DNA to growth and aging.

Oxford Primary Illustrated Science Dictionary (Paperback): Oxford Primary Illustrated Science Dictionary (Paperback)
1
R338 R199 Discovery Miles 1 990 Save R139 (41%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

An easy-to-use illustrated dictionary that includes over 1000 words and meanings to help young learners understand key science terms and concepts at school and at home. The layout is fresh and child-friendly. The words are explained in a simple and clear way and there are examples, diagrams, illustrations and photographs to help children understand the concepts. It includes words from the National Curriculum such asnature reserve, suspension, variable and voltage. More detail has been added to existing words such asdifferent types of teeth or bones (canine, molar, incisor, ribs, tibia, fibula, radius, ulna). Related words are listed in helpful 'Word build' panels to develop vocabulary in key areas. This book supports parents and teachers as well as children with the terminology and concepts children encounter at school. It builds scientific understanding and vocabulary using cross references, and the thematic supplement on key topics gives more in-depth understanding. This dictionary is part of the new primary illustrated reference series, the perfect set of cross-curricular vocabulary builders. The Oxford Primary Illustrated Dictionary, Oxford Primary Illustrated Thesaurus, Oxford Primary Illustrated Maths Dictionary and the brand new Oxford Illustrated Computing Dictionary can also be used to support transition and lower secondary. For free downloadable activity worksheets, go to www.oxfordschooldictionaries.com

First Human Body Encyclopedia (Paperback): Dk First Human Body Encyclopedia (Paperback)
Dk
R160 R128 Discovery Miles 1 280 Save R32 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days
The Cambridge Mathematics Dictionary for Schools Afrikaans Translation (Afrikaans, Paperback): PRAESA, Karen Press The Cambridge Mathematics Dictionary for Schools Afrikaans Translation (Afrikaans, Paperback)
PRAESA, Karen Press
R320 Discovery Miles 3 200 In stock

This dictionary covers all the mathematics terminology needed in the Intermediate and Senior Phase classroom and this has been presented by the authors in an interesting, creative and learner-friendly way. Written in a language that is easily accessible to non-mother tongue speakers aged 10 to 15, this dictionary contains around 1000 definitions of mathematical concepts and words drawn from the Outcomes-based curriculum. Words are explained using truly South African examples and strong visuals to contextualise, explain and reinforce concepts.

Star Wars Alien Archive: A Guide to the Species of the Galaxy (Hardcover): Egmont Publishing UK Star Wars Alien Archive: A Guide to the Species of the Galaxy (Hardcover)
Egmont Publishing UK 1
R698 R458 Discovery Miles 4 580 Save R240 (34%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Wookiees, wampas and Weequays; Biths, banthas and bogwings; porgs, puffer pigs and Pau’ans; this is the ultimate species guide for Star Wars fans aged 7 to 70! This comprehensive collection will tell you all you need to know about the aliens of the galaxy.

Deep in the stacks of the Graf Archive, an old traveller's journal has been discovered and restored for public viewing. A long time ago this unknown traveller documented his stories about the many creatures found in each destination he explored, and includes famous movie locations such as the Mos Eisley cantina on Tatooine, Maz's Castle and the holy city of Jedha.

The archivist restored this journal and added facts and stats about the cultures, legends and famous members of over 200 species, including famous characters such as Chewbacca, Ahsoka, Wicket and many more.

Alien Archive is beautifully illustrated with full colour artworks, sketches and diagrams by Tim McDonagh, illustrator of Galactic Atlas.

Music Encyclopaedia for Children (Paperback): Hans-Gunter Heuman, Monica Heuman Music Encyclopaedia for Children (Paperback)
Hans-Gunter Heuman, Monica Heuman; Illustrated by Andreas Schurmann; Translated by Maria Smit
R225 Discovery Miles 2 250 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

What does a balalaika look like? What is a beat? Who was Robert Schumann? You will find answers to these and many other questions when you join Clare and Fred on their journey through music. This is an encyclopaedia compiled with children in mind, with lively conversations and beautiful illustrations. Perfect for children who love music!

First Geography Encyclopedia (Dkyr) (Paperback): Dk First Geography Encyclopedia (Dkyr) (Paperback)
Dk
R160 R128 Discovery Miles 1 280 Save R32 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days
What's the Point of Maths? (Hardcover): Dk What's the Point of Maths? (Hardcover)
Dk 1
R245 R196 Discovery Miles 1 960 Save R49 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Incredible historical stories explore the often surprising origins of the maths we use today, from number sequences to trigonometry. Crazy facts, magic tricks, and mathematical brainteasers will amuse and entertain even the most reluctant math students. Find out why an hour has 60 rather than 100 minutes and how codes keep our secrets safe. Colourful and uncluttered illustrations make mathematical explanations easy to grasp in seconds and make this user-friendly book simple to navigate and a joy to browse and read.

What's the Point of Maths? is perfect for those who need some inspiration when it comes to numbers. It combines stories from history with simple visual explanations to bring maths to life. From measuring a pyramid to predicting comets, from counting like the Babylonians to becoming a trillionaire, it shows children why core maths ideas were discovered and invented and how to apply them today - in the classroom and the real world!

Accompanying the fascinating stories are puzzles, games, and amazing facts, as well as a lively challenge to help bring each of the topics to life. Stylish, colourful illustrations make the maths fun and unintimidating, while simple diagrams and steps make explanations easy to grasp in seconds. Throughout the ebook, worked examples show readers how to solve simple maths challenges, encouraging children to improve their maths skills with hands-on practice.

Everything: Rocks and Minerals (Paperback): National Geographic Kids Everything: Rocks and Minerals (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 rocks and minerals in this fresh take on the subject that kids with love. It's time to learn everything about rocks and minerals! 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.

Pokemon Visual Companion Third Edition (Paperback): Dk Pokemon Visual Companion Third Edition (Paperback)
Dk
R398 R337 Discovery Miles 3 370 Save R61 (15%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Breaking the News - Real Stories, Fake News, and Why the Difference Matters (Hardcover): Breaking the News - Real Stories, Fake News, and Why the Difference Matters (Hardcover)
R462 R374 Discovery Miles 3 740 Save R88 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

National Geographic Kids shines a light on the history of news to reveal where we started, how far we've come, and the serious impact that misinterpretation and misinformation can have on the world in this timely and relevant title. Headlines leap out at us from mobile phones, TV screens, computers, newspapers, and everywhere we turn. Technology has opened up exciting new ways to tell interesting stories, but how much of it is news ... and how much is just noise? This refreshing and up-to-date media literacy book gives kids the tools they need to decode what is fact from what is fiction so that they can make smart choices about what to believe. Topics cover a broad range, from defining freedom of speech, the journalists' code of ethics, the dangers of propaganda, and the future of news. Packed with profiles of influential journalists, fun facts, and iconic photographs, this ultimate guide to the information age will get kids thinking about their relationship and responsibility to media.

Junior Encyclopedia of Animated Characters (Hardcover, Revised, Updated ed.): Disney Books Junior Encyclopedia of Animated Characters (Hardcover, Revised, Updated ed.)
Disney Books
R401 R340 Discovery Miles 3 400 Save R61 (15%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Everything: Weather (Paperback): National Geographic Kids Everything: Weather (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 weather in this fresh take on the subject that kids with love. It's time to learn everything about weather! 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.

Baby Encyclopedia (Board book): Beatrice Tinarelli Baby Encyclopedia (Board book)
Beatrice Tinarelli; Edited by Planeta Deagostini
R302 R245 Discovery Miles 2 450 Save R57 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Babies and toddlers will have a blast discovering the world in this first encyclopedia! Divided into themes of home, school, city, farm, ocean, mountains, and jungle, this large format board book teaches young children more than 900 words, perfectly matched with fun, clear illustrations, encouraging interactive learning between parents and their children. A spread showing a cozy living room features simple text for a door, table, sofa, vacuum, lamp, and dozens more objects. In a busy classroom, find clearly labeled desks, chairs, books, colored pencils, and anything else children might encounter at school. On a bright, sunny beach, a seagull, beach towel, sand castle, boat, and more can be found. Following each themed spread is a corresponding spread with facts and further information to introduce more advanced learning. Readers will learn that eagles are birds with large wings, that tow trucks help move cars when they're broken, and that if you go to the mountains in winter, you'll need a jacket. Little ones will build their vocabulary and stimulate their mind while enjoying colorful art. And with hundreds of people, animals, and objects to discover on its pages, kids will want to explore Baby Encyclopedia over and over again!

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