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What's Weird On Earth (Hardcover): Dk What's Weird On Earth (Hardcover)
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R478 R403 Discovery Miles 4 030 Save R75 (16%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Fact-hungry kids will love poring over these warped world maps full of unique and weird data. See how many lightning strikes hit parts of our planet, the wind patterns of the whole world, and even how the world map would look if global warming melted the ice caps!

Covering everything from Pangea to the world's weirdest natural wonders, this is Earth in all its strange glory. What's Weird on Earth is an entirely new atlas adventure, with maps of UFO sightings, popular foods, every country resized according to population density, and their popularity as holiday destinations. Kids can spot the strangest features on every corner of Earth; from ancient patterns carved in the desert sand to the 29,000 bath toys that sailed the world's ocean currents after a shipwreck.

Travel back in time to discover maps from previous centuries or turn the globe upside down - literally. Planet Earth will never seem the same again!

Guinness World Records 2020 (Hardcover): Guinness World Records Guinness World Records 2020 (Hardcover)
Guinness World Records
R739 R597 Discovery Miles 5 970 Save R142 (19%) In stock
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
R340 R272 Discovery Miles 2 720 Save R68 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

A charming children's first encyclopedia bursting with facts about the world, animals, people, planets, and, very importantly, you! Finally, the world is at your little learner's fingertips for all in storybook format with exciting graphic novel elements. Introduce children aged 4 - 7 to the foundations of what makes the world turn during story time with this range of encyclopedias. The world is so much bigger than young minds can fathom and there is always more to learn. My Encylopedia of Very Important Things is a mind-boggling collection of everything interesting to get you on your way to knowing it all. Full of fun facts for kids, colourful illustrations, and games that will feed your imagination. This kids encyclopedia is filled with age appropriate knowledge on a range of topics that is complementary to your school's curriculum. Explore our world and its place in the galaxy - from animals and people, to planets and very importantly about yourself! Go on a journey to discover a world of information. Learn about just how many animals are there and how they live and communicate. Find out about our history - cavemen, the first explorers, ancient Egyptians and even dinosaurs. There's so much crammed into one place and it's all put into colourful and engaging ways suitable for young inquisitive minds. Tell The Story Of The World One Page At A Time! My Encyclopedia of Very Important Things is the perfect blending of adorable, simple illustrations with rich photography and lively text. Made for you and young minds to read together or alone and formatted with a ribbon bookmark to pick up right wherever you left off. This truly is the ideal first reference book for young readers. This educational book takes you on a journey through: -Very Important Things About People -Very Important Things About Me -Very important Things About My Planet -Very Important Things About Places -Very Important Things About Animals My Encyclopedia of Very Important Things is part of the educational series My Very Encyclopedia series. Complete the collection and learn more about the world around you, the animals that walk, fly and swim and the dinosaurs who ruled the earth before them. Shortlisted The School Library Association Information Book Award 2017 Best Children's Book in the Junior Design Awards 2017

Francolin Illustrated School Dictionary - Longman Francolin Illustrated Dictionary of Southern Africa (pack of 15): Grade 4,... Francolin Illustrated School Dictionary - Longman Francolin Illustrated Dictionary of Southern Africa (pack of 15): Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6 Gr 4-6: Workbook Pack (Paperback)
R731 R596 Discovery Miles 5 960 Save R135 (18%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days
National Theatre: All About Theatre (Paperback): National Theatre National Theatre: All About Theatre (Paperback)
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R393 R328 Discovery Miles 3 280 Save R65 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Described by Benedict Cumberbatch as "a brilliant introduction to theatre", this fascinating book by the National Theatre shows how plays like War Horse and many others are made. Described by Benedict Cumberbatch as "a brilliant introduction to theatre", this fascinating book by the National Theatre shows how plays like War Horse and many others are made. The book is packed with interviews with famous directors and actors, like Lenny Henry, Meera Syal, Julie Walters and Ben Whishaw, and productions like The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and One Man, Two Guvnors. Hear from experts at the world-famous National Theatre about every aspect of stagecraft, including prop-making, set building and lighting design, and discover, from first idea to final curtain, how plays are made.

Match! Football Stars (Paperback): "Match" Match! Football Stars (Paperback)
"Match" 1
R145 R120 Discovery Miles 1 200 Save R25 (17%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

If you love the Match Annual then you'll love Match! Football Stars. Brought to you by MATCH! the makers of the UK's #1 footy magazine!

Who's your favourite footballer of all time?

To help you decide, Match! Football Stars tells you everything you need to know about the world's BEST current and future players! Packed full of information on all football's greats: including incredible player profiles, awesome facts you might not know, incredible stats, epic quizzes and all your hero’s greatest moments. Includes profiles on Leo Messi, Christiano Ronaldo, Megan Rapinoe and loads more!

Discover more footy fun in this awesome series from MATCH! Magazine, with MATCH! Euro Sticker Diary, MATCH! Fun Book, MATCH! Joke Book, MATCH! Build Your Own Club, MATCH! Puzzle Book and MATCH! England Football Heroes.

Marvel Studios: Character Encyclopedia (Hardcover): Adam Bray Marvel Studios: Character Encyclopedia (Hardcover)
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R393 R330 Discovery Miles 3 300 Save R63 (16%) Ships in 10 - 15 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!

Star Wars Character Encyclopedia (Hardcover, New Edition): Dk Star Wars Character Encyclopedia (Hardcover, New Edition)
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R403 R341 Discovery Miles 3 410 Save R62 (15%) Ships in 10 - 15 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.

The Art Book for Children (Hardcover, Children's ed): Gilda Williams, Amanda Renshaw The Art Book for Children (Hardcover, Children's ed)
Gilda Williams, Amanda Renshaw; Edited by Jane Ace 2
R458 R373 Discovery Miles 3 730 Save R85 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This edition of The Art Book presents a new way of looking at art with children. It's an A - Z guide to thirty of the most engaging artists and one of their most famous works of art. Designed for both adult and child to enjoy together, the book encourages children to learn to look, and to imagine why artists choose to create art in the way that they do. Accessible and educational The Art Book, Children's Edition is fun and easy to use. A perfect introduction to art for children everywhere. from Jeff Koons' exuberant, flower-encrusted Puppy to Grant Wood's severe American Gothic, 30 works appearing in the original Art Book have been selected for The Art Book Children's Edition for their significance in art history as well as their appeal to children. Velazquez are all here, but the Children's Edition also offers its readers an introduction to challenging, recent artists including Cindy Sherman and Donald Judd. The Art Book, Children's Edition makes this broad, exciting selection of 30 key works across the history of art clear and accessible to children from age seven and upwards, but will be of interest to readers of all ages.

Pocket Eyewitness Insects - Facts at Your Fingertips (Paperback, New Edition): Dk Pocket Eyewitness Insects - Facts at Your Fingertips (Paperback, New Edition)
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R122 Discovery Miles 1 220 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Enter a world of insects in this encyclopedia of more than 200 minibeasts.

With amazing stats, close-up photographs, and genius gem facts, Pocket Eyewitness Insects will let you see their true sizes, discover where and how they live and find out which deadly insects to watch out for.

What do insects eat? Which ones are poisonous? From the flower chafer to the giraffe weevil, Pocket Eyewitness Insects is packed with bite-sized chunks of information that make learning about insects even more intriguing. Many-legged millipedes, dazzling dragonflies, and beastly bed bugs all are brought to life in amazing detail.

Perfect for school projects and homework assignments as well as for young enthusiasts, Pocket Eyewitness Insects uncovers everything you need to know about nature's cutest and creepiest bugs in one pocket-sized book.

Draw Your Own Encyclopaedia Our Solar System (Paperback): Colin M. Drysdale Draw Your Own Encyclopaedia Our Solar System (Paperback)
Colin M. Drysdale
R246 Discovery Miles 2 460 Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Everything: Dinosaurs (Paperback): National Geographic Kids Everything: Dinosaurs (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 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.

An Anthology of Intriguing Animals (Hardcover): Dk An Anthology of Intriguing Animals (Hardcover)
Dk
R562 R475 Discovery Miles 4 750 Save R87 (15%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Earth: By The Numbers (Hardcover): Steve Jenkins Earth: By The Numbers (Hardcover)
Steve Jenkins
R351 R285 Discovery Miles 2 850 Save R66 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Caldecott Honor winner Steve Jenkins introduces By the Numbers infographic readers chock full of incredible infographs and stunning, full-color cut-paper illustrations. Earth will focus on the fascinating ins-and-outs of earth science. Through infographics, illustrations, facts, and figures, readers will learn about the complex and wonderful place we call home, Earth. Discover some of the most fascinating aspects of our planet through astonishing numbers: the stretch of time from Earth's formation to the present, the misleading way the surface area of a continent can appear on a map, the angle of Earth's axis that creates the seasons, what percentage of Earth's land is covered in deserts or forests or cities, and so much more. With his signature style, Steve Jenkins explores the most fascinating fields of natural science.

Discoveries & Inventions Encyclopedia (Hardcover): Pegasus Discoveries & Inventions Encyclopedia (Hardcover)
Pegasus
R603 R427 Discovery Miles 4 270 Save R176 (29%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This section (a part of Pegasus Encyclopedia Library) contains encyclopaedias based on Discoveries and Inventions, Space, Physics, Chemistry and Experiments. It is specially designing to fulfil the thirst for scientific knowledge in children.

Science (Paperback): Pegasus Science (Paperback)
Pegasus
R130 R101 Discovery Miles 1 010 Save R29 (22%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Ages 8 years & over. This series (a part of the Pegasus Encyclopaedia Library)contains the encyclopaedia based on Discoveries and Inventions, Space, Physics, Chemistry and Experiments. It is especially designed to fulfil the thirst for scientific knowledge in children.

The Official Pokemon Sticker Book - With over 130 Stickers (Staple bound): Pokemon The Official Pokemon Sticker Book - With over 130 Stickers (Staple bound)
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R145 R132 Discovery Miles 1 320 Save R13 (9%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Gotta catch 'em all! The ultimate sticker activity book for Pokemon fans everywhere. Enjoy hours of Pokemon fun in this jam-packed sticker scenes book. With over 130 stickers, this book is all you need to become a true Pokemon trainer. Eevee, Jigglypuff, Pikachu, Meowth, Charmander - they're all in here! Join thousands of Pokemon fans as you truly immerse yourself in the Pokemon universe. Gotta catch 'em all!

Dining With Dinosaurs - A Tasty Guide to Mesozoic Munching (Hardcover): Hannah Bonner, National Geographic Kids Dining With Dinosaurs - A Tasty Guide to Mesozoic Munching (Hardcover)
Hannah Bonner, National Geographic Kids
R372 R271 Discovery Miles 2 710 Save R101 (27%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Sure you know T-Rex was the meat-eating king and brontosaurus munched on leaves, but what else was on the dino dining menu during the Mesozoic era? Meet the 'vores: carnivores, piscivores, herbivores, insectivores, "trashivores," "sunivores," and omnivores like us. Readers will be surprised and inspired to learn about dino diets and they'll get to explore how scientists can tell which dinosaurs ate what just from looking at fossils! Journey through artist and author Hannah Bonner's whimsical world to learn how the dinosaurs and their contemporaries bit, chewed, and soaked up their food.

I Can't Believe It! - The Most Amazing Facts About Our Incredible World (Paperback): Dk I Can't Believe It! - The Most Amazing Facts About Our Incredible World (Paperback)
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R230 R184 Discovery Miles 1 840 Save R46 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Expand your mind with this amazing book of incredible information about our weird and wonderful world. Dive into a world of fascinating facts and cool comparisons about our world, from the very bottom of the ocean - which is as deep as 29 Empire State buildings - to the planets of the solar system, and everything in between! Do you know which flower is taller than a human? Or how many Earths could fit inside Jupiter? Or if it is true that we only use 10% of our brains? Whatever the topic, this fact-tastic compendium will uncover the story behind the weirdest wonders of our world - from intriguing animals and astounding nature, to the mysteries of science, history, geography, the human body, and more! I Can't Believe It! is stuffed full of fantastic facts, cool visual comparison, and myth-busting true-or-false questions. You truly won't believe what you're reading! A compilation of favourite stories from the four best-selling DK titles It Can't be True!, True or False?, Strange but True, and It Can't Be True! 2, this is the ultimate companion for any fact-hungry child.

The Amazing Book of Ocean Life (Paperback): Claudia Martin The Amazing Book of Ocean Life (Paperback)
Claudia Martin
R147 R121 Discovery Miles 1 210 Save R26 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Whether shark mad, dotty for dolphins or orca obsessed, this extraordinary book has all you need to know about life beneath the ocean. Full of fascinating facts and stunning sea life photography, this book covers everything from the ocean shores to deep sea creatures. Find out why octopuses release ink, why clownfish live in anemone tentacles and where can you find a guitarfish. Based on the latest research, this definitive guide to ocean life includes easy-to-follow information on anatomy and behaviour of sea creatures. It also includes fun fact-boxes, with information you wouldn't believe! Perfect for children working on a school project, or simply the ocean obsessed, this is a brilliant guide for kids aged 8+.

First Encyclopedia of History (Hardcover, New edition): Fiona Chandler First Encyclopedia of History (Hardcover, New edition)
Fiona Chandler
R245 R196 Discovery Miles 1 960 Save R49 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

This is a fantastic new edition of this bright and lively encyclopedia, introducing young readers to the wonders of the past. Filled with historical information from the first people, farmers, cities and civilisations all the way to the World Wars and the modern day, this book answers such questions as 'What were the pyramids for?'; 'Who lived in the Forbidden City?'; and, 'When was the World Wide Web invented?'. Simple text, amazing photographs, detailed illustrations and a selection of exciting recommended websites make the subject easy to understand.

Knowledge Encyclopedia Human Body! (Hardcover): Dk Knowledge Encyclopedia Human Body! (Hardcover)
Dk
R704 R490 Discovery Miles 4 900 Save R214 (30%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Do you ever wonder what is happening inside you right now? Now you can with this amazing home reference for the whole family. Jaw-dropping new computer-generated images showcase the many parts, organs, tissues, and systems that keep you firing on all cylinders! These strikingly realistic pictures zoom in on the amazing wonders of the human body in breathtaking detail. See how it looks and learn how it works with easy explanations and fascinating facts and figures. Discover why sweating could save your life, how the brain makes memories, and why blood is bright red, together with much, much more in this unforgettable encyclopedia. Knowledge Encyclopedia Human Body! gives you a unique view of the human body inside and out. Part of DK's hugely successful Knowledge Encyclopedia series, this is the perfect accompaniment to the school syllabus and an essential addition to every family library.

Vocabulary Flash Cards: 11+, SATs, Creative Writing 2016 (Cards): Monica Sood, Ekta Bajaj Vocabulary Flash Cards: 11+, SATs, Creative Writing 2016 (Cards)
Monica Sood, Ekta Bajaj
R588 R427 Discovery Miles 4 270 Save R161 (27%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Reference 8+ - British History (Hardcover): Reference 8+ - British History (Hardcover)
R110 Discovery Miles 1 100 Ships in 7 - 10 working days
Wangari Maathai (Hardcover): Franck Prevot Wangari Maathai (Hardcover)
Franck Prevot
R439 R362 Discovery Miles 3 620 Save R77 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Wangari Maathai received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004 for her efforts to lead women in a nonviolent struggle to bring peace and democracy to Africa through its reforestation. Her organization planted over thirty million trees in thirty years. This beautiful picture book tells the story of an amazing woman and an inspiring idea.

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