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The Polar Bears' Home - A Story About Global Warming (Paperback): Lara Bergen The Polar Bears' Home - A Story About Global Warming (Paperback)
Lara Bergen; Illustrated by Vincent Nguyen
R119 R97 Discovery Miles 970 Save R22 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Come along on an Arctic adventure with a little girl and her father and learn all about polar bears This 8 x 8 storybook shows how global warming affects two baby polar bear cubs and their family. Includes tips for kids on what they can do to help slow down global warming.
This 8 x 8 paperback book is perfect-bound and will be printed on 100% post-consumer waste recycled paper with soy-ink. The paper is FSC certified.
* A new "green" series : Little Green Books will educate children on what they can do to be more eco-friendly. The books in this line will be made from recycled materials, and the storylines will cover subjects such as improving the environment, learning about endangered animals, recycling, and much more.

Batman Character Encyclopedia (Hardcover): Dk Batman Character Encyclopedia (Hardcover)
Dk 1
R321 R276 Discovery Miles 2 760 Save R45 (14%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This Batman encyclopedia is packed with all the latest Batman comic book art, stories, facts and statistics on DC Comics' Batman characters, including Super Heroes and allies such as Robin and Alfred Pennyworth and Batman villains, including The Joker and The Penguin. Each character in the Batman Character Encyclopedia is illustrated with exciting and up-to-date DC comic book artwork, including the newest titles Batman Eternal, Gotham by Midnight, Arkham Manor and Gotham Academy. Batman Character Encyclopedia contains more than 200 characters from the Dark Knight of Gotham City's world, and is the perfect Batman encyclopedia of characters for fans new and old. Copyright (c) 2015 DC Comics.

Science! (Hardcover): Dk Science! (Hardcover)
Dk
R636 R595 Discovery Miles 5 950 Save R41 (6%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
First Children's Encyclopedia - A First Reference Book for Children (Paperback): Dk First Children's Encyclopedia - A First Reference Book for Children (Paperback)
Dk
R434 R375 Discovery Miles 3 750 Save R59 (14%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This early learners children's encyclopedia from DK is perfect for key stage 1 learners. It's packed with information about a variety of subjects from prehistoric life to space travel, bacteria to the human brain help your child discover all about the world we live in.They'll discover how life on Earth began, how the human body works, how people lived in Ancient Egypt, why some dinosaurs were so huge, what makes machines work, the countries of the world and much, much more.

Ocean A Children's Encyclopedia (Hardcover): Dk Ocean A Children's Encyclopedia (Hardcover)
Dk 1
R596 R490 Discovery Miles 4 900 Save R106 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

From the shimmering surface to the darkest depths, this breathtaking visual encyclopedia presents our blue planet as never before. Stunning photography, accessible information, and fascinating facts are spilling over in this essential guide to the oceans. Take a dip in all the world's waters to experience their incredible diversity. Make a splash in the icy Arctic waters before warming up in the tropical Indian Ocean. Experience the super size of mighty whales compared to swarms of tiny krill. Cast your eyes to the skies to see circling sea birds before diving down to meet mysterious creatures of the deep. Awash with comprehensive information and fascinating detail, Ocean: A Children's Encyclopedia is the perfect choice for school projects, marine enthusiasts, and water babies everywhere.

Weird But True 8: Expanded Edition (Hardcover): National Geographic Kids Weird But True 8: Expanded Edition (Hardcover)
National Geographic Kids
R494 Discovery Miles 4 940 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Science, French, Spanish, English Revision (Paperback): Science, French, Spanish, English Revision (Paperback)
R451 Discovery Miles 4 510 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Developed to support children with their schoolwork, Help with Homework workbooks will help build children's confidence and reinforce understanding of key skills at key stages.

Tell Me Who? (Paperback): Tell Me Who? (Paperback)
R252 R228 Discovery Miles 2 280 Save R24 (10%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Tell Me Who? is full of hundreds of surprising questions and fascinating answers which can provide teasing questions, settle arguments, and assist with school projects. It is an intriguing reference book for the whole family. Tell Me Who? focuses on questions with openings such as 'who was', on topics ranging from people in world history to the scientific community. Tell Me Who: Was the first man on the moon? Invented Facebook? Were Henry VIII's wives? Is the oldest person in the world? Six fact-packed subject categories, including the human body, the natural world, science and technology, earth and space, ancient history and modern history, boost the general knowledge of your children and even you, helping to engage the whole family.

Tell Me When? (Paperback): Tell Me When? (Paperback)
R250 R226 Discovery Miles 2 260 Save R24 (10%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Tell Me When provides fascinating answers to interesting questions which can provide teasing quiz questions, settle arguments and assist with school projects. It is an intriguing reference book for the whole family. Tell Me When: *When do igloos melt? *When is the shortest day? *When do we lose our sense of taste? *When was the television invented? Six fact-packed subject categories boost the general knowledge of your children and even you, helping to engage the whole family.

Tell Me Where? (Paperback): Tell Me Where? (Paperback)
R250 R226 Discovery Miles 2 260 Save R24 (10%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Tell Me Where provides hundreds of brilliant answers to interesting questions which can provide teasing quiz questions, settle arguments and assist with school projects. It is an intriguing reference book for the whole family. Tell Me Where: *Where is there a moon of ice? *Where does the word 'robot' come from? *Where did chariot races take place? *Where do tears come from? Six fact-packed subject categories boost the general knowledge of your children and even you, helping to engage the whole family.

Tell Me Which? (Paperback): Tell Me Which? (Paperback)
R253 R229 Discovery Miles 2 290 Save R24 (9%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Tell Me Which? is full of hundreds of surprising questions and fascinating answers which can provide teasing quizzes, settle arguments, and assist with school projects. It is an intriguing reference book for the whole family. Tell Me Which? focuses on questions with openings such as 'which one', or 'which of these', in topics ranging from world history to scientific questions. Tell Me Which: Is the tallest building in the world? Planet is the biggest? Is the largest fish? Communities live in the deserts? Hormone affects growth? Six fact-packed subject categories, including history and events, the natural world, general knowledge, our world, the human body and science and space, boost the general knowledge of your children and even you, helping to engage the whole family.

Children's Encyclopedia of Ocean Life (Hardcover): Claudia Martin Children's Encyclopedia of Ocean Life (Hardcover)
Claudia Martin
R326 R278 Discovery Miles 2 780 Save R48 (15%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Whether shark mad, dotty for dolphins or orca obsessed, this extraordinary encyclopedia 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 halloween crab. 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 book supports the key stage 2 (KS2) curriculum and is great for home learning. A brilliant guide for kids aged 8+.

Fashion Doodles (Paperback): Anita Wood Fashion Doodles (Paperback)
Anita Wood
R395 R296 Discovery Miles 2 960 Save R99 (25%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Inventions: A Children's Encyclopedia (Hardcover): Dk Inventions: A Children's Encyclopedia (Hardcover)
Dk 1
R710 R517 Discovery Miles 5 170 Save R193 (27%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This stunning visual guide explores and explains the greatest inventions, ideas, and discoveries throughout the ages, and introduces their inventors.

Discover the first inventions, from fire, stone tools, and the wheel to ploughs and paper, that shaped societies and grew mighty civilizations and empires such as those in ancient Greece, ancient Rome, and ancient China.

In the centuries that followed, "Eureka" moments abounded, with James Watt's steam engine during the Industrial Revolution, Henry Ford's car assembly line at the start of the 20th century, the Wright brothers' flying machines, Thomas Edison's light bulb, John Logie Baird's television, and so much more.

Read about more recent, era-defining moments during the Digital Revolution, such as the first website developed by Tim Berners-Lee, and the growth in the use of robotics in industry and at home.

Inventions A Children's Encyclopedia reveals the stories behind crucial and quirky contraptions, products of the world's most brilliant minds.

Martin's Dream (Paperback, Aladdin Paperba): Jane Kurtz Martin's Dream (Paperback, Aladdin Paperba)
Jane Kurtz; Illustrated by Amy June Bates
R97 R91 Discovery Miles 910 Save R6 (6%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

In 1963 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave a speech that proclaimed that it was time - long overdue - for all men to be treated as equals. Today his beliefs are more important than ever, and author Jane Kurtz explains Dr. King's words in language even the youngest reader can understand.

My First Encyclopedia (Paperback): Kingfisher My First Encyclopedia (Paperback)
Kingfisher
R390 R306 Discovery Miles 3 060 Save R84 (22%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

With more than 100 popular topics arranged alphabetically, and illustrated throughout with full-colour photographs and illustrations, My First Encyclopedia is the perfect reference for children who are just learning to look up information for the first time. Information is presented in age-appropriate text with vocabulary pitched for young readers. Cross-reference boxes link related entries, and children will enjoy using them to find their favourite topics throughout the book.

The Little Book of Trees (Hardcover): Caz Buckingham, Andrea Pinnington The Little Book of Trees (Hardcover)
Caz Buckingham, Andrea Pinnington 1
R238 R187 Discovery Miles 1 870 Save R51 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
The 2021 Almanac of Fun - A Year of Puzzles, Fun Facts, Jokes, Crafts, Games, and More! (Paperback): Highlights The 2021 Almanac of Fun - A Year of Puzzles, Fun Facts, Jokes, Crafts, Games, and More! (Paperback)
Highlights
R380 R317 Discovery Miles 3 170 Save R63 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Get ready for 2021 with favourite Highlights puzzles and activities that celebrate traditional and wacky holidays, historical anniversaries, world events, and everything in between. Kids can puzzle their way through each month while learning lots of interesting facts, documenting their own occasions, and having fun!

Rocky Road to Galileo - What is Our Place in the Solar System (Paperback, New edition): Julia Golding, Andrew Briggs, Roger... Rocky Road to Galileo - What is Our Place in the Solar System (Paperback, New edition)
Julia Golding, Andrew Briggs, Roger Wagner; Illustrated by Brett Hudson 1
R174 R143 Discovery Miles 1 430 Save R31 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Join Harriet, Darwin's pet tortoise, and Milton, Schrodinger's indecisive cat on a time-travelling quest of discovery, unravelling scientific exploration and religious beliefs and how they fit together. Throughout the centuries humans have been looking for answers to BIG questions - how did the universe start? Is there a God behind it? Has science explained away the need for a God, or can faith enhance scientific discovery? On this adventure, Harriet and Milton are investigating our place in the universe. Step into Harriet and Milton's time machine, bring some snacks, and enjoy this curious quest of discovery - from the Islamic Golden Age to the Renaissance, and meet Galileo! Written by Julia Golding, winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2006, and the Nestle Smarties Book Prize 2006.

National Geographic Kids: Dog Breed Guide - A Complete Reference to Your Best Friend Furr-Ever (Hardcover): National Geographic... National Geographic Kids: Dog Breed Guide - A Complete Reference to Your Best Friend Furr-Ever (Hardcover)
National Geographic Kids, T J Resler, Dr. Gary Weitzman; Edited by Priyanka Lamichhane
R524 R436 Discovery Miles 4 360 Save R88 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

You're ready to get a dog, but which furry friend is the best fit for you? From the experts who brought you How to Speak Dog, learn all about more than 400 different dog breeds so you can find your paw-fect friend!

From dachshunds to Dalmatians and poodles to pugs, this comprehensive guide gives an overview of more than 400 different dog breeds. Each profile includes the breed's dog stats: country of origin, size, coat colour and pattern, grooming difficulty, exercise needs, and ‘K-9 qualities’. With the help of veterinarian Dr. Gary Weitzman and dog behaviourist Amanda Kowalski, kids will also learn how to choose the right dog for them, how to take care of their new furry friend, and how to understand their behaviour. Fantastic feature spreads cover dogs in popular culture, dog ancestry, how to prepare for your perfect pooch, dogs with jobs, and so much more. This comprehensive guide is perfect for dog-loving kids, and an excellent reference for families who are adopting their first four-legged family member.

I Wondered About That Too - 111 Questions and Answers about Science and Other Stuff (Hardcover): Larry Scheckel I Wondered About That Too - 111 Questions and Answers about Science and Other Stuff (Hardcover)
Larry Scheckel
R626 R484 Discovery Miles 4 840 Save R142 (23%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Here you'll find entertaining and expansive answers to 111 questions you didn't even know you had, such as: What color is my brain? Which is the deadliest snake? How high do birds fly? Is Jell-O really made from horse hooves? The wide-ranging questions and answers will make readers eager to learn more.

American History: A Visual Encyclopedia (Paperback): Dk American History: A Visual Encyclopedia (Paperback)
Dk; Contributions by Smithsonian Institution
R554 R466 Discovery Miles 4 660 Save R88 (16%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Junior Encyclopedia - Our Universe (Hardcover): Sterling Publishing Company Junior Encyclopedia - Our Universe (Hardcover)
Sterling Publishing Company
R287 R232 Discovery Miles 2 320 Save R55 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Ages 8 years & over. A fantastic visual exploration of our Universe.

Die Wonder Van Leer: Goggas (Afrikaans, Hardcover): Die Wonder Van Leer: Goggas (Afrikaans, Hardcover)
R99 R70 Discovery Miles 700 Save R29 (29%) In stock

Betree die wereld van gonsende bye, wippende sprinkane, pragtige skoenlappers en ander wonderlike goggas. Die diertjies mag miskien klein wees, maar in vergelyking met hul grootte is hulle baie sterker as selfs die sterkste diere. 'n Mier kan dan meer as 50 keer sy eie gewig optel! Leer hoekom spinnekoppe nie goggas is nie, hoe bye heuning maak en hoe kakkerlakke sonder hulle koppe oorleef!

Explanatorium of Science (Hardcover): Dk Explanatorium of Science (Hardcover)
Dk; Contributions by Smithsonian Institution
R828 R680 Discovery Miles 6 800 Save R148 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
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