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Terrific Timelines: Cars - Press out, put together and display! (Paperback): Richard Ferguson, Michael Kirkham, Isabel Thomas Terrific Timelines: Cars - Press out, put together and display! (Paperback)
Richard Ferguson, Michael Kirkham, Isabel Thomas
R371 R296 Discovery Miles 2 960 Save R75 (20%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Find out all about cars with this beautiful and unique display timeline. Featuring twenty of the most famous and iconic cars from their invention in the 1880s to today's modern supercars, each car has its own fact file and press-out model to add to your ultimate car display. With stunning illustrations by Michael Kirkham, this ingenious and eye-catching timeline slots together easily to brighten up any shelf, mantelpiece or school display.

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
R593 R487 Discovery Miles 4 870 Save R106 (18%) 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.

Voices of the Titanic - A Titanic Book for Kids (Paperback): Mary Montero Voices of the Titanic - A Titanic Book for Kids (Paperback)
Mary Montero
R214 R175 Discovery Miles 1 750 Save R39 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Engineer in Training (Paperback): Cath Ard Engineer in Training (Paperback)
Cath Ard 2
R169 R134 Discovery Miles 1 340 Save R35 (21%) Ships in 7 - 10 working days

Learn how to become an engineer in this exciting title! Packed with bitesize information and fun facts about the life of an engineer, Engineer in Training will tell you how engineers use math and science to create the buildings and machines we see every day!

Simple activities will test your skills and reinforce the information you read in the book. Can you help to repair an amazing vehicle? Or design a skyscraper Or even invent a brand-new machine? Take a look inside to find out!

Motorcycles (Hardcover): Mari Schuh Motorcycles (Hardcover)
Mari Schuh
R633 R497 Discovery Miles 4 970 Save R136 (21%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Semitrucks (Hardcover): Mari Schuh Semitrucks (Hardcover)
Mari Schuh
R635 R499 Discovery Miles 4 990 Save R136 (21%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Electric Cars (Hardcover): Nancy Dickmann Electric Cars (Hardcover)
Nancy Dickmann
R633 R497 Discovery Miles 4 970 Save R136 (21%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Aviation - Cool Women Who Fly (Paperback): Carmella Van Vleet Aviation - Cool Women Who Fly (Paperback)
Carmella Van Vleet; Illustrated by Lena Chandhok
R232 R217 Discovery Miles 2 170 Save R15 (6%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Have you ever looked up into the sky, seen an airplane, and wondered where it was going and who was flying it? Aviation is the study of the design, development and production, and operation of aircraft. In Aviation: Cool Women Who Fly, children ages 9 to 12 learn about this fascinating field and meet three successful women working in aviation. Meg Godlewski is a master certified flight instructor, Kristin Wolfe is a pilot in the Air Force, and Taylor McConnell is a production support engineer. Nomad Press books in the Girls in Science series supply a bridge between girls' interests and their potential futures by investigating science careers and introducing women who have succeeded in science. Compelling stories of real-life aviation experts provide readers with role models that they can look toward as examples of success. Aviation: Cool Women Who Fly uses engaging content, links to primary sources, and essential questions to whet kids' appetites for further exploration and study of aviation. This book explores the history of aviation, the women who helped pioneer flight, and the multitude of varied careers in this exciting and important field. Both boys and girls are encouraged to let their imaginations and dreams soar.

Amelia Lost - The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart (Paperback): Candace Fleming Amelia Lost - The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart (Paperback)
Candace Fleming
R257 R209 Discovery Miles 2 090 Save R48 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Exploring Science: What Is Flight? (Hardcover): Mellett Peter Exploring Science: What Is Flight? (Hardcover)
Mellett Peter
R250 R198 Discovery Miles 1 980 Save R52 (21%) 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.

Explorers: Things That Go (Paperback, Main Market Ed. - UK edition): Clive Gifford Explorers: Things That Go (Paperback, Main Market Ed. - UK edition)
Clive Gifford; Illustrated by Peter Bull
R171 R137 Discovery Miles 1 370 Save R34 (20%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Explorers are designed to appeal to all readers who are just starting to read alone and more confident readers who are beginning to exercise wider reading and cross-referencing skills. Lively, dramatic artwork scenes draw children into a subject, and each scene is followed by a photographic information spread that gives a wealth of extra detail. As a fun extra element, the reader can follow themed links to access information on related topics. Things That Go is an exciting ride through all types of transport, from trucks and tractors to a city network of trains, trams and buses, to fast cars and aeroplanes and record-breaking vehicles.

Transportation Around the World (Paperback): Lindsay Shaffer Transportation Around the World (Paperback)
Lindsay Shaffer; Edited by (consulting) Bryan Miller
R183 R148 Discovery Miles 1 480 Save R35 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Dump Trucks (Hardcover): Paul Zachary Dump Trucks (Hardcover)
Paul Zachary
R571 R453 Discovery Miles 4 530 Save R118 (21%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Zippy Wheels: Diggers (Board book): Small World Creations Zippy Wheels: Diggers (Board book)
Small World Creations
R224 R186 Discovery Miles 1 860 Save R38 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 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
R518 R357 Discovery Miles 3 570 Save R161 (31%) 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.

Ships (Hardcover): Chris Bowman Ships (Hardcover)
Chris Bowman
R285 Discovery Miles 2 850 Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Cars (Hardcover): Nick Gordon Cars (Hardcover)
Nick Gordon
R286 Discovery Miles 2 860 Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Little Explorers: On the Move (Board book): Ruth Martin Little Explorers: On the Move (Board book)
Ruth Martin; Illustrated by Allan Sanders
R265 R224 Discovery Miles 2 240 Save R41 (15%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
The Transcontinental Railroad (Paperback): John Perritano The Transcontinental Railroad (Paperback)
John Perritano
R163 R132 Discovery Miles 1 320 Save R31 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

- Clean new design for easy readability and comprehension
- Updated text presented in a lively, continuous narrative
- New center-spread "sidebar" feature presenting material in a fun, creative way
- Excellent age-appropriate introduction to curriculum-relevant subjects
- "Important Words" glossary clarifies subject-specific vocabulary
- "Resources" section encourages independent study
- Index makes navigating subject matter easy

Record Busters: Machines (Paperback): Clive Gifford Record Busters: Machines (Paperback)
Clive Gifford
R250 R218 Discovery Miles 2 180 Save R32 (13%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Did you know that the world's tallest rollercoaster has a vertical drop that's the height of a 45-floor building? Or that the world's biggest helicopter has been used to transport a frozen woolly mammoth? This book contains stunning pictures and amazing record-busting facts about the biggest, fastest and most powerful machines in the world - plus many others! The Record Busters series is perfect for capturing the interest of both young general readers and older reluctant readers.

The Wright Brothers - Nose-Diving into History (Epic Fails #1) (Paperback): Ben Thompson The Wright Brothers - Nose-Diving into History (Epic Fails #1) (Paperback)
Ben Thompson; Illustrated by Tim Foley; Erik Slader
R165 R134 Discovery Miles 1 340 Save R31 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Awesome Engineering: Trains, Planes and Ships (Paperback): Sally Spray Awesome Engineering: Trains, Planes and Ships (Paperback)
Sally Spray
R248 R216 Discovery Miles 2 160 Save R32 (13%) 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.

The World's Fastest Boats (Hardcover): S. L. Hamilton The World's Fastest Boats (Hardcover)
S. L. Hamilton
R711 R554 Discovery Miles 5 540 Save R157 (22%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
The World's Fastest Cars (Hardcover): S. L. Hamilton The World's Fastest Cars (Hardcover)
S. L. Hamilton
R715 R558 Discovery Miles 5 580 Save R157 (22%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Sports Cars (Paperback): Ashley Gish Sports Cars (Paperback)
Ashley Gish
R232 R188 Discovery Miles 1 880 Save R44 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
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