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Books > Children's & Educational > Technology & applied sciences > Transport technologies > General

Awesome Engineering: Trains, Planes and Ships (Paperback): Sally Spray Awesome Engineering: Trains, Planes and Ships (Paperback)
Sally Spray
R232 R213 Discovery Miles 2 130 Save R19 (8%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Follow the development of trains, planes and ships, as they have grown more powerful, faster, and more fantastical through engineering skill, design and ambition.

Get to grips with the mind-boggling advances that have been made in engineering. Find out about awe-inspiring buildings and technology. The books in the Awesome Engineering series are filled with impactful artwork, diagrams and explanations that make the awesome feats of engineering easy to understand.

Bright and bold artwork, alongside clear explanations and diagrams, guide you through a chronology of landmark engineering achievements from around the world.

Perfect for readers aged 9 and up.

Big Machines Drive! (Hardcover): Catherine Veitch Big Machines Drive! (Hardcover)
Catherine Veitch
R315 R263 Discovery Miles 2 630 Save R52 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

These fabulous books are a must for any young reader with an interest in vehicles and machines. Each book is filled with amazing machines, fun facts, jokes, and age-appropriate text in colourful boxes. This book takes a close look at machines you can drive including monster trucks, tractors, and giant motorbikes. Find out which driving machine is the mightiest of them all!

My First Bilingual Book - Vehicles (English, Persian, Board book): Milet My First Bilingual Book - Vehicles (English, Persian, Board book)
Milet
R162 R150 Discovery Miles 1 500 Save R12 (7%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Guaranteed to enrich a toddler's vocabulary, this simple and fun series of bilingual board books is ideal for helping children discover a foreign language. Titles in the series feature animals, clothes, colors, fruit, home, jobs, music, numbers, opposites, plants, school, sports, tools, vegetables, and vehicles. This collection combines photographs, bright illustrations, and dual-language words in clear, bold text. Suitable for both individuals and groups, these books are a child's perfect introduction to exploring other languages.

My First Bilingual Book - Vehicles (English, Korean, Board book): Milet My First Bilingual Book - Vehicles (English, Korean, Board book)
Milet
R162 R150 Discovery Miles 1 500 Save R12 (7%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Guaranteed to enrich a toddler's vocabulary, this simple and fun series of bilingual board books is ideal for helping children discover a foreign language. Titles in the series feature animals, clothes, colors, fruit, home, jobs, music, numbers, opposites, plants, school, sports, tools, vegetables, and vehicles. This collection combines photographs, bright illustrations, and dual-language words in clear, bold text. Suitable for both individuals and groups, these books are a child's perfect introduction to exploring other languages.

Big Machines Rescue! (Hardcover): Catherine Veitch Big Machines Rescue! (Hardcover)
Catherine Veitch
R315 R263 Discovery Miles 2 630 Save R52 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

These fabulous books are a must for any young reader with an interest in vehicles and machines. Each book is filled with amazing machines, fun facts, jokes, and age-appropriate text in colourful boxes. This book takes a close look at machines that come to our rescue including fire engines, lifeboats and helicopters. Find out which rescue machine is the mightiest of them all!

Dump Trucks (Paperback): Aaron Frisch Dump Trucks (Paperback)
Aaron Frisch
R190 R157 Discovery Miles 1 570 Save R33 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Seedlings offers irresistible introductions to exotic animals and familiar construction vehicles, using a friendly voice and educational text crafted for the youngest of readers. Dynamic photos depict the bodies, behaviors, and habitats of animals and the parts, operation, and roles of machines.

Boats: Fast and Slow (Hardcover): Iris Volant Boats: Fast and Slow (Hardcover)
Iris Volant; Illustrated by Jarom Vogel 1
R354 R283 Discovery Miles 2 830 Save R71 (20%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The history of boats is intertwined with our own - since the earliest times, humans have found ways to cross the bodies of water that cut them off from further exploration and expansion. From the woven rafts of ancient Mesopotamia, to Native American log canoes, through to Dutch merchant ships and onwards to today's modern sailing hydrofoils, trace the fascinating story of boats and their place in our culture.

Cars, Trains, Ships and Planes - A Visual Encyclopedia to Every Vehicle (Hardcover): Dk Cars, Trains, Ships and Planes - A Visual Encyclopedia to Every Vehicle (Hardcover)
Dk 1
R554 R477 Discovery Miles 4 770 Save R77 (14%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Calling all speed demons! Get your motor running with this exciting and educational visual encyclopedia for children. You'll enjoy the ride on more than 1,000 different types of transport. Gently take to the skies in a hot air balloon or race into space on a rocket. Experience life in the fast lane in a Formula 1 racing car or set sail for new horizons aboard a luxury cruise ship. The world is your oyster as you chart the entire history of transport, from traditional horse and carts to today's high-speed networks and supersonic vehicles. Incredible images accompanied by fact-packed text give you the full lowdown on everything that could possibly take you from A to B. Cars, Trains, Ships and Planes guarantees thrills and spills as you test out the fastest, largest, longest, and costliest modes of transport in the ultimate record-breakers. Put yourself in the driving seat with this complete visual guide to vehicles.

Path to the Stars: My Journey from Girl Scout to Rocket Scientist (Paperback): ,Sylvia Acevedo Path to the Stars: My Journey from Girl Scout to Rocket Scientist (Paperback)
,Sylvia Acevedo
R266 R222 Discovery Miles 2 220 Save R44 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The inspiring memoir for young readers about a Latina rocket scientist whose early life was transformed by joining the Girl Scouts and who currently serves as CEO of the Girl Scouts of the USA. A meningitis outbreak in their underprivileged neighborhood left Sylvia Acevedo's family forever altered. As she struggled in the aftermath of loss, young Sylvia's life transformed when she joined the Brownies. The Girl Scouts taught her how to take control of her world and nourished her love of numbers and science. With new confidence, Sylvia navigated shifting cultural expectations at school and at home, forging her own trail to become one of the first Latinx to graduate with a master's in engineering from Stanford University and going on to become a rocket scientist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Simultaneously available in Spanish!

Eyelike Stickers: Trucks (Paperback): Workman Publishing Eyelike Stickers: Trucks (Paperback)
Workman Publishing 1
R174 R123 Discovery Miles 1 230 Save R51 (29%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

EyeLike Stickers, the bestselling series with over 2 million copies in print, introduces two beloved topics--pirates and trucks. Each book contains 400 full-color photographic stickers that will delight kids and crafters. EyeLike Stickers: Trucks features hundreds of vehicle stickers that will delight construction fans and invite imagination and play. See trucks of all sizes, scales, and types--ice cream trucks, fire trucks, pickups, and garbage trucks. Plus, traffic cones, streetlights, road signs, and equipment like helmets, wrenches, and safety vests will provide hours of fun to kids who are enthusiastic about construction or building. The stickers are durable and reusable; place them on any surface--binders, laptops, phone cases. You can even peel them off and stick them on again without losing the adhesive!

Info Buzz: History: Transport (Hardcover, Illustrated edition): Izzi Howell Info Buzz: History: Transport (Hardcover, Illustrated edition)
Izzi Howell
R313 R285 Discovery Miles 2 850 Save R28 (9%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Find out about the transport people used in the past and compare it with what we use today. Discover how cars, planes, bicycles and other vehicles have changed. For children following Book Bands, this book is suitable for children reading at band 8, purple. The Info Buzz series, for age 5+, helps children develop their knowledge and understanding of the world by covering a wide range of topics in a fun, colourful and interactive way. The books have a lively design, engaging text and photos, questions to get children thinking and talking and teaching notes. Each title is written in conjunction with a literacy consultant and features book band guidance and downloadable activity sheets online.

What If Higgins Had Given Up? - The Story of the WWII D-Day Boats (Paperback): Cathy Werling What If Higgins Had Given Up? - The Story of the WWII D-Day Boats (Paperback)
Cathy Werling; Illustrated by Maggie Raguse
R203 Discovery Miles 2 030 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Exploring Science: What Is Flight? (Hardcover): Mellett Peter Exploring Science: What Is Flight? (Hardcover)
Mellett Peter
R234 R193 Discovery Miles 1 930 Save R41 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This title comes with 18 easy-to-do experiments and 240 exciting pictures. You can uncover the flight techniques of insects, birds and other flying creatures. You can explore the science that humans have developed to enable them to fly. You can find out how a jumbo jet carrying 500 passengers can stay in the air, and how a hummingbird can hover over a flower with pinpoint precision. Exciting experiments and inside-view diagrams explain the mechanics of drag, lift and thrust. Dramatic photographs and expert text capture the power and mystery of flight. It is an ideal reference source, for use at home or at school. You can follow the history of flying, from the first (disastrous) human attempts to soar like birds, to the creation of a supersonic airliner that flies faster than a bullet. You can explore the techniques of nature's most skilled flyers - from the prehistoric pterosaur to the long-distance albatross. You can share the excitement of the first human flight by Orville and Wilbur Wright, and the challenge of flying a round-the-world hot-air balloon. Step-by-step experiments and projects - including making a balloon jet, a kite and a rocket - will help you to understand how flight works.

Bugatti (Hardcover): Ryan Smith Bugatti (Hardcover)
Ryan Smith
R576 R460 Discovery Miles 4 600 Save R116 (20%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
McLaren (Hardcover): Ryan Smith McLaren (Hardcover)
Ryan Smith
R576 R460 Discovery Miles 4 600 Save R116 (20%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Porsche (Hardcover): Ryan Smith Porsche (Hardcover)
Ryan Smith
R597 R480 Discovery Miles 4 800 Save R117 (20%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
The Big Book of Trains (Hardcover): Dk The Big Book of Trains (Hardcover)
Dk
R369 Discovery Miles 3 690 Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Trains (Hardcover): Bone Trains (Hardcover)
Bone
R160 R128 Discovery Miles 1 280 Save R32 (20%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

A fantastic addition to the popular "Beginners" series, providing an informative introduction to the fascinating world of trains for young readers. Terrific reading practice for children who prefer fact to fiction, this is an exciting introduction to trains, covering everything from the first steam and diesel trains, to modern day high-speed passenger trains. It also looks at rail networks, underground trains, how trains travel uphill, and famous long-distance train routes, like the Orient Express. It is developed with a reading expert from Roehampton University to help young readers grow in confidence.

Time Travelling Train: On the Tamar Valley Line (Paperback): Rachel Gippetti, Brenden Kearney Time Travelling Train: On the Tamar Valley Line (Paperback)
Rachel Gippetti, Brenden Kearney
R149 Discovery Miles 1 490 Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Now You Know How It Works (Hardcover): Valorie Fisher Now You Know How It Works (Hardcover)
Valorie Fisher; Illustrated by Valorie Fisher 1
R484 R350 Discovery Miles 3 500 Save R134 (28%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Valorie Fisher takes infographics to a new level with bright, colorful visuals that are perfect for young, inquisitive minds. Her eye-catching mix of photographs and illustrations compels readers to dive in and explore how things work -- from paper airplanes to straws, crayons to kites, pencils to boats. This book will answer questions kids have long wanted answers to, and go on to answer questions they didn't even know they had! Do you know why your shadow changes shape throughout the day? Do you know how a whistle makes that trilling sound? How about why a rubber ball bounces? All of these questions and more are explained in this exciting book, the first of two in the Now You Know series. With the growing focus on STEM for this early age group, Now You Know How It Works is perfectly timed to reach that early reader and instill a love of STEM from day one.

Ultimate Military Machines: Helicopters (Paperback): Tim Cooke Ultimate Military Machines: Helicopters (Paperback)
Tim Cooke
R232 R213 Discovery Miles 2 130 Save R19 (8%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Helicopters can deliver soldiers or supplies where no other transportation can. This makes them key on remote battlefields. Choppers carry special forces into warzones, perform search and rescue, and carry out reconnaissance. They also pack a punch: Helicopter gunships carry a fearsome load of guns, bombs and missiles.

Find out about leading helicopters from around the world - including their technical specifications.

Learn about the history of military helicopters - from their first use, through incredible developments in technology, right up to the latest, cleverset machines around today.

Ultimate Military Machines delves into the incredible world of fighting machines and takes an upclose look at the latest technology used by the army, navy and air forces today. Each title takes an indepth look at one type of military vehicle - from its first use in warfare up to recent conflicts.

Cars (Paperback): Ian Graham Cars (Paperback)
Ian Graham
R135 Discovery Miles 1 350 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

"The Mighty Machines series. Mighty machines in full color for the kids who love them."

In the Mighty Machines series, vivid color photographs of machines at work jump off the page. Large type describes the machines, their parts and their uses. Glossaries explain essential terms, and suggested activities add to the fun. The big format and vibrant designs make the books perfect for kids to read alone or share with a friend.

With their lively designs and topics that are always a favorite with kids, these books offer popular subject matter and excellent value.

Cars are everywhere and we use them everyday. With their bright colors, variety of shapes and revving sounds, they are a perennial favorite of children. Cars featured in this book include: Everyday cars, including hybrids and mini cars
Sports cars, including convertibles
Custom-built super cars
Race cars
Off-road vehicles
Luxury cars, with a description of the president's car

The Big Countdown: 1.5 Billion Transport Vehicles on the World's Roads (Hardcover, Illustrated edition): Ben Hubbard The Big Countdown: 1.5 Billion Transport Vehicles on the World's Roads (Hardcover, Illustrated edition)
Ben Hubbard
R345 R314 Discovery Miles 3 140 Save R31 (9%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Count down the world of transport with an amazing mix of numbers, facts and statistics! Do you know how fast a space rocket blasts through the sky? Or how deep under the sea submarines have ventured? How about the number of electric cars on the road? Or the top speed of NASA's crawler transporter (hint - it's not very fast!) Discover the answers to all these questions and much more in Big Countdown: Transport. The Big Countdown looks at popular topics and investigates the great many numbers that make them fascinating. From the mind-bogglingly large to smallest and most precious, this series helps us understand that it's not just our days that are numbered. Ideal reading for number-crunchers aged 9 and up.

Freight Trains (Paperback): Quinn M Arnold Freight Trains (Paperback)
Quinn M Arnold
R198 R165 Discovery Miles 1 650 Save R33 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Bulldozers (Hardcover): Paul Zachary Bulldozers (Hardcover)
Paul Zachary
R519 R421 Discovery Miles 4 210 Save R98 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
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