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First Science Encyclopedia (Dkyr) (Paperback): Dk First Science Encyclopedia (Dkyr) (Paperback)
Dk
R140 R110 Discovery Miles 1 100 Save R30 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days
My Encyclopedia of Very Important Things - For Little Learners Who Want to Know Everything (Hardcover): Dk My Encyclopedia of Very Important Things - For Little Learners Who Want to Know Everything (Hardcover)
Dk 1
R320 R252 Discovery Miles 2 520 Save R68 (21%) In stock

Shortlisted for the Best Children's Book in the Junior Design Awards 2017 Shortlisted for the School Library Association Information Book Award 2017 Full of fun facts, colourful illustrations, and games that will feed a child's imagination and quench their thirst for knowledge, whilst supporting the National Curriculum. My Encyclopedia of Very Important Things is the perfect book for children from 4-7 years of age. Supporting the national curriculum and providing all the information young minds need and much more, My Encyclopedia of Very Important Things is split into six sections covering the Planet, Places, Animals, People, Me, and other very important things - covering everything from the continents to the blue whale in fun and engaging ways. Bursting with knowledge and loads of very important things to set young minds alight.

The Big Book of the UK - Facts, folklore and fascinations from around the United Kingdom (Hardcover): Imogen Russell Williams The Big Book of the UK - Facts, folklore and fascinations from around the United Kingdom (Hardcover)
Imogen Russell Williams; Illustrated by Louise Lockhart 1
R329 R235 Discovery Miles 2 350 Save R94 (29%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Uncover national secrets and unearth local legends from England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland in The Big Book of the UK. Filled with over 500 facts on wildlife, food, sports, language and some very silly place names, readers will become experts on the UK in no time.

My First Encyclopedia (Paperback): Dk My First Encyclopedia (Paperback)
Dk
R140 R110 Discovery Miles 1 100 Save R30 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days
Everything: Dinosaurs (Paperback): National Geographic Kids Everything: Dinosaurs (Paperback)
National Geographic Kids 1
R193 R138 Discovery Miles 1 380 Save R55 (28%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Packed with facts and tantalising anecdotes from experts and bursting with colour photographs, learn all about dinosaurs in this fresh take on the subject that kids with love. It's time to learn everything about dinosaurs! 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.

First How Things Work Encyclopedia - A First Reference Book for Children (Paperback): Dk First How Things Work Encyclopedia - A First Reference Book for Children (Paperback)
Dk 1
R252 R172 Discovery Miles 1 720 Save R80 (32%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

All the most important science topics for kids, from magnets and sound waves to flight and search engines, are simply explained in this fun and informative illustrated STEM book for children studying KS1 and KS2 subjects.

First How Things Work Encyclopedia covers everything children aged 5-9 need to know. What makes rockets go? How does electricity work? Why do we sometimes see rainbows in the sky? This book follows the curriculum for Key Stages 1 and 2 and provides a strong foundation for science and STEM learning through the rest of the school years.

This is the perfect homework help book to support children as they begin to learn about the inner workings of the world around them. It introduces exciting areas of science that will get kids hooked on learning about how things work, including levers, light bulbs, engines, and roller-coasters.

This book sits in DK's popular First Reference series, which is perfect for kids who want to explore the world around them.

National Geographic Kids Readers: Deadly Predators (Paperback): Melissa Stewart National Geographic Kids Readers: Deadly Predators (Paperback)
Melissa Stewart 1
R92 R64 Discovery Miles 640 Save R28 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Come face-to-face with sharks, wolves, tigers, and many more predators in this gripping new addition to the National Geographic Kids Reader series. Amazing animal photos will wow kids as they discover how predators hunt, raise their young, and contribute to the food chain. This Level 2 reader is written in easy-to-grasp text and will help kids understand who rules in the wild!

First Science Encyclopedia - A First Reference Book for Children (Paperback): Dk First Science Encyclopedia - A First Reference Book for Children (Paperback)
Dk
R215 R169 Discovery Miles 1 690 Save R46 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Help your child learn all about science with First Science Encyclopedia. Filled with fun science facts about many different subjects, from the human body and animals to facts about space and matter. From the blood and breathing to rocks and minerals, kids will love getting to grips with this exciting encyclopedia. Perfect for homework or just for fun, First Science Encyclopedia is the ideal starting place for young scientists aged 5 and up.

Disney Pixar Character Encyclopedia (Hardcover, New Edition): Dk Disney Pixar Character Encyclopedia (Hardcover, New Edition)
Dk 1
R437 R229 Discovery Miles 2 290 Save R208 (48%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Do you know your Mike from your Mater? Or your Evelyn from your EVE? Dive into the wonderful world of Disney.Pixar with this colourful, fact-filled guide to your favourite Pixar characters. Find out more about the greatest and funniest heroes, villains, sidekicks and oddballs from across all 21 movies - including the newest characters from Toy Story 4. Whether your favourite character is Woody, Dory, Lightning McQueen, Edna, Bing Bong or Dante, the Disney.Pixar Character Encyclopedia lets you relive their best movie moments and latest adventures, discover special "did you know?" facts, and much more. Now featuring more than 290 characters, this new edition has been updated and expanded to include characters from Monsters University, Inside Out, The Good Dinosaur, Finding Dory, Cars 3, Coco, The Incredibles 2 and Toy Story 4. Wondering what breed of dog lovable Dug is, or who first owned Mrs. Potato Head? Or how far Elastigirl's limbs stretch, or what Sadness does in her spare time? The Disney.Pixar Character Encyclopedia is the book for you!

First Illustrated Science Dictionary (Paperback, 10th edition): First Illustrated Science Dictionary (Paperback, 10th edition)
R239 R169 Discovery Miles 1 690 Save R70 (29%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

A brightly illustrated introduction to science which supports teaching in primary schools. Designed for use at home and in school, and perfect for parents who want to find our more about what their children are being taught. Includes a section on 'what is science?' as well information about living things, materials, forces, light, sound and electriciy, space, and scientific investigations.

The Ultimate Guide to Surviving in the Wild (Paperback): Clive Gifford The Ultimate Guide to Surviving in the Wild (Paperback)
Clive Gifford 1
R232 R184 Discovery Miles 1 840 Save R48 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

An absorbing, fast-paced and comprehensive guide to surviving in the wild, with a particular focus on the animals you might encounter - and want to avoid! - while you're there. Whether you're lost in the mountains, stranded in the desert, or adrift at sea, if you've read this book, you might just have a fighting chance at staying alive. Vivid photos, maps and other colourful graphics provide plenty to inspire armchair explorers. Chapters cover survival at sea, on a Pacific island, in the Outback, the Sahara Desert, the Amazon Rainforest, Polar wilderness and the Rocky Mountains. Readers are provided with information on what to do first, the key rules for survival, the animals in each habitat and how to signal for help. Feature pages highlight real-life survivors who escaped these harsh environments to inspire young explorers.

First History Encyclopedia - A First Reference Book for Children (Paperback): Dk First History Encyclopedia - A First Reference Book for Children (Paperback)
Dk 1
R252 R173 Discovery Miles 1 730 Save R79 (31%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Important historical topics from the Stone Age and Ancient Egypt to the US Civil War and World War II are clearly explained in this fun and informative illustrated history book for children studying KS1 and KS2 subjects.

First History Encyclopedia covers everything a young child needs to know. It follows the curriculum for Key Stages 1 and 2 and provides a strong foundation for history learning through the rest of the school years. It is the perfect homework help book to support children as they begin to learn about history.

This history book sits in DK's popular First Reference series. It introduces exciting periods and civilizations, such as the Romans, Vikings, and Aztecs, that will get kids hooked on learning about the past.

First Dinosaur Encyclopedia - A First Reference Book for Children (Paperback, 2 Ed): Dk First Dinosaur Encyclopedia - A First Reference Book for Children (Paperback, 2 Ed)
Dk
R253 R173 Discovery Miles 1 730 Save R80 (32%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Help your child meet their favourite dinosaurs face-to-face with First Dinosaur Encyclopedia. They'll discover where dinosaurs came from, how they lived and what happened to them as well as interesting facts like which was the tallest dinosaur and who laid the largest dinosaur egg. From unearthing fossils to well-known dinosaurs like Velociraptor and Tyrannosaurus rex, kids will love getting their teeth into this exciting encyclopedia. Perfect for homework or just for fun, let your child take a stomp into the prehistoric world!

Star Wars Character Encyclopedia (Hardcover, New Edition): Dk Star Wars Character Encyclopedia (Hardcover, New Edition)
Dk 1
R333 R230 Discovery Miles 2 300 Save R103 (31%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The definitive guide to more than 200 heroes, villains, aliens, and droids of the Star Wars galaxy is now packed with new characters from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and Solo: A Star Wars Story.

Want to know how tall Snoke is? Or learn where Maz Kanata is from? The Star Wars: Character Encyclopedia is full of fun facts and intriguing information that's guaranteed to enthrall fans of all ages. With plenty of lesser-known details, even die-hard fans will learn new facts about iconic characters.

Marvel Studios: Character Encyclopedia (Hardcover): Adam Bray Marvel Studios: Character Encyclopedia (Hardcover)
Adam Bray 1
R325 R221 Discovery Miles 2 210 Save R104 (32%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Learn the facts, figures, super-powers and origins of your favourite characters from the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). From the Avengers and Ant-Man to Black Panther and Doctor Strange, this book spans over a decade of action-packed Marvel Studios movie releases. Filled with interesting facts and key information, whether your favourite hero is Captain America, Black Widow, Thor, the Wasp, Iron Man or Gamora, you'll be able to find out all about their story, super-powers, weapons, and much more. It isn't all heroes though; this book includes powerful villains and their followers, sinister spies, brave soldiers, and even ordinary people who find themselves caught up in epic battles!

Whatever it is that you want to know, Marvel Studios: Character Encyclopedia will make you an instant Marvel Studios expert. Wondering what Thor's hammer is called*, or where Vision came from? How Iron Man builds his suits, or who Thanos is? Then this is the book for you!

National Geographic Kids Beginner's World Atlas (Paperback): National Geographic Kids National Geographic Kids Beginner's World Atlas (Paperback)
National Geographic Kids
R191 R135 Discovery Miles 1 350 Save R56 (29%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Our world is constantly changing and this refreshed atlas from the map experts at National Geographic captures the state of the planet with colourful maps, easy-to-grasp stats, and lots of fun facts. Learn all about the people, places, animals, and environments of our world in the fourth edition of this engaging atlas. It's got a fresh, kid-friendly design, fun, lively photos, and all the latest, greatest geographic and political information that make this such a valuable resource. It's the perfect reference for kids to learn about lands close to home or oceans away-ideal for classroom use, homework help, and armchair exploration.

DC Comics Ultimate Character Guide (Hardcover, New Edition): Melanie Scott, Dk DC Comics Ultimate Character Guide (Hardcover, New Edition)
Melanie Scott, Dk 1
R436 R228 Discovery Miles 2 280 Save R208 (48%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Is Superman the strongest Super Hero alive? Where is Wonder Woman from? Is Darkseid the most evil Super-Villain ever? Who is the fastest man alive? Who are Batman's allies?

Have to know the answers to these questions? Look no further than the DC Comics Ultimate Character Guide: New Edition. Written by DC Comics experts, this illustrated encyclopedia features more than 200 incredible characters and Super Hero teams, including Batman, Harley Quinn, Justice League, and so many more.

The DC Comics Universe changed forever following their epic Rebirth event, and so did the characters. This comprehensive guide covers the latest key storylines for each character and includes stunning new images from the comics. It is also packed full of vital statistics and explains each character's super powers, from indestructibility to sorcery.

The DC Comics Ultimate Character Guide: New Edition is guaranteed to enthral fans for hours on end.

Junior Illustrated Science Dictionary (Paperback, New edition): Lizzie Barber, Sarah Khan Junior Illustrated Science Dictionary (Paperback, New edition)
Lizzie Barber, Sarah Khan
R215 R169 Discovery Miles 1 690 Save R46 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

A new science dictionary ideal for students and parents alike. Full of clear, straightforward explanations of the key terms and concepts from KS2 and up, with hundreds of useful examples and illustrations. Follows the success of the Junior Illustrated Maths Dictionary.

Pirates: True Stories of Seafaring Rogues (Paperback): Anne Rooney Pirates: True Stories of Seafaring Rogues (Paperback)
Anne Rooney 1
R276 R169 Discovery Miles 1 690 Save R107 (39%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This highly illustrated swashbuckling title is a visual treat and a book for the whole family to treasure. In it, readers can discover who were the real pirates of the Caribbean (and elsewhere). In Pirates: True Stories of Seafaring Rogues, we explore pirates throughout history and across the globe. We come face to face with some of the most villainous and scurrilous rogues ever to sail the seven seas. Included are the notorious Blackbeard, who terrorized the Caribbean and the Atlantic seaboard of America until he met his end in a dramatic shoot-out; and Captain Kidd, who might be the unluckiest pirate of all time, and whose legendary treasure is still sought after. These in-depth pirate profiles are interspersed with highly visual maps and curiosities exploring all the incredible details of life as a pirate on the high seas.

Collins English Paperback Thesaurus - All the Words You Need, Every Day (Paperback, 8th Revised edition): Collins Dictionaries Collins English Paperback Thesaurus - All the Words You Need, Every Day (Paperback, 8th Revised edition)
Collins Dictionaries 1
R215 R161 Discovery Miles 1 610 Save R54 (25%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The perfect word reference for daily use with 300,000 synonyms and antonyms. Contains practical usage notes, and a fantastic crossword-solving supplement, this is the ideal thesaurus to take your language use and knowledge further. Specially tailored to meet the needs of the user at home, school, or in the office, with all the words and alternatives you might need, as well as a huge choice of opposites. The clear, accessible layout makes the thesaurus easy to use and ensures users can find the language they need when they need it.

My Little Pony: Essential Handbook - A Magical Guide for Everypony (Paperback): Egmont Publishing UK My Little Pony: Essential Handbook - A Magical Guide for Everypony (Paperback)
Egmont Publishing UK 1
R261 R193 Discovery Miles 1 930 Save R68 (26%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Do you want to know your Alicorn from your Seapony? Or your Pegasus from your Hippogriff? This complete guide is the ultimate companion to everything My Little Pony and is the only guide to cover all nine series of Friendship is Magic, plus specials The Best Gift Ever and The Rainbow Roadtrip and My Little Pony: The Movie. With fun, engaging and colourful spreads, this handbook features everyone's favourite characters, locations all across Equestria and some of the best loved moments from the series. Perfect for young fans, the guide also includes a search-and-find for Tank, the beloved tortoise, and Pinkie Pie's best jokes! Sure to bring delight and excitement to fans everywhere, this is the only guide a Pony fan could need. In the land of Equestrian, the Mane Six embark upon adventures together with friends. Whether battling villains, helping everypony or throwing a really good party, Twilight Sparkle and friends are always on hand to share love, magic, kindness and friendship. Other titles in the range: My Little Pony 2020 Annual My Little Pony Friendship Journal My Little Pony Rainbow Dash and the Double Dare My Little Pony Twilight Sparkle and the Spell My Little Pony Pinkie Pie's Play Box

Knowledge Encyclopedia (Hardcover, Updated and Expanded Edition): Dk Knowledge Encyclopedia (Hardcover, Updated and Expanded Edition)
Dk 1
R350 R275 Discovery Miles 2 750 Save R75 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Change the way you see the world with a groundbreaking visual approach to the wonders of our planet. From Viking raiders and Samurai warriors to robotics and chemical reactions, amazing animals, the human body, the marvels of history, and more are visualized in incredible detail, inside and out, providing a mind-blowing introduction to every aspect of human knowledge.

You'll find yourself utterly absorbed as complex subjects become clear through engaging explanations, incredible illustrations, phenomenal photographs and jaw-dropping 3D images.

This fully updated edition of Knowledge Encyclopedia will continue to fascinate young readers with its microscopic detail and amazing facts on tons of topics. Explore the universe, from the inside of an atom to enormous galaxies, then discover the explosive science behind a fireworks display. Take a look at what makes the human brain so special and find out how our bodies cells make energy. Journey through history from the earliest life forms to our hairiest ancestors and then right up to our world today.

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
R254 Discovery Miles 2 540 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.

Sensational Butterflies (Hardcover): Ben Rothery Sensational Butterflies (Hardcover)
Ben Rothery 1
R430 R332 Discovery Miles 3 320 Save R98 (23%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Butterflies and moths are some of the most amazing creatures in nature.

There are over 180,000 different kinds and they can be found on every continent except the Antarctic.

From Monarchs to swallowtails, Blue Morphos to birdwings, the intricate beauty of butterflies spans the globe and yet also settles close to home in a child's garden, local park or window box.

This large-format book brings the vibrancy and ecosystem of butterflies to life with simple text and gorgeous illustrations, covering the key butterfly and moth families and including scores of fascinating facts.

Learn the unique way that butterflies see, or be amazed by the multiple double-page spreads showing wingspans in sensational detail.

A stunning showcase of the world's butterflies and moths, debuting one of the UK's finest natural history illustrators, Ben Rothery.

National Geographic Kids Infopedia 2020 (Paperback): National Geographic Kids National Geographic Kids Infopedia 2020 (Paperback)
National Geographic Kids
R302 R247 Discovery Miles 2 470 Save R55 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

It's the 10th anniversary of the world's best-selling infopedia for kids! This year, it includes all new content, interviews with explorers in each chapter, a special look at what was going on in the world when the first National Geographic Kids Infopedia came out 10 years ago, plus the results for the 2019 Infopedia Challenge, and a new challenge for kids who want to get involved. Kids can have fun keeping up with our quickly changing world with the world's best-selling almanac for kids, packed with incredible photos, tons of fun facts, crafts, activities, and fascinating features about animals, science, nature, technology, and more. There's a whole chapter full of fun and games, including activities, jokes, and comics. Practical reference material, including fast facts and maps of every country, has been fully updated.

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