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Amelia Earhart (Hardcover): Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Maria Diamantes Amelia Earhart (Hardcover)
Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Maria Diamantes 1
R276 R189 Discovery Miles 1 890 Save R87 (32%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

In this international bestseller from the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Amelia Earhart, the American aviation pioneer. When Amelia was young, she liked to imagine she could stretch her wings and fly away like a bird. As a grown woman, she set a new female world record for flying up to 14,000 feet. She also flew across the Atlantic and the Pacific oceans, and eventually undertook the most dangerous mission of all: to fly all the way around the world. This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the aviator's life. Little People, BIG DREAMS is a bestselling series of books and educational games that explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream. This empowering series offers inspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats. The board books are told in simple sentences, perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. The hardback versions present expanded stories for beginning readers. Boxed gift sets allow you to collect a selection of the books by theme. Paper dolls, learning cards, matching games and other fun learning tools provide even more ways to make the lives of these role models accessible to children. Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!

Thomas & Friends Character Encyclopedia (Hardcover): Dk Thomas & Friends Character Encyclopedia (Hardcover)
Dk 1
R365 R286 Discovery Miles 2 860 Save R79 (22%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Learn all about Thomas the Tank Engine, Harold the Helicopter, Sir Topham Hatt, and all the other steam engines, diesels, vehicles, and characters from Sodor. Thomas & Friends Character Encyclopedia includes a train toy and is packed with fun facts and details about each popular character - brand-new and best-loved alike - from the toys, TV shows, and movies, as well as information about the real trains and vehicles. With stunning full-colour images and essential information about every character, the Thomas & Friends Character Encyclopedia is a must-have for fans of all ages.

Flight (Paperback): Dk Flight (Paperback)
Dk 1
R150 R118 Discovery Miles 1 180 Save R32 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

DK Eyewitness Flight is a spectacular and informative guide to the fascinating world of aircraft. Superb colour photographs offer a unique "eyewitness" exploration of the history of flight, as well as provide a close-up view of the many different kinds of aircraft in use today, from helicopters to hot-air balloons. Show your child a Victorian steam-powered aeroplane, what the first pilots wore, how wings provide lift, and what's inside a "black box". Discover how a plane lands and takes off, how a glider works, which plane could be carried on a car, how a helicopter flies, and much more. DK Eyewitness Flight also includes a giant fold-out wall chart full of facts, perfect for bedrooms or classrooms. Great for projects or just for fun, make sure your child learns everything they need to know about Flight. Find out more and download amazing clipart images at www.clipart.dk.co.uk

The Invention of the Aeroplane (Paperback): Lucy Beevor The Invention of the Aeroplane (Paperback)
Lucy Beevor
R212 Discovery Miles 2 120 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Provides an introduction to the history and development of the aeroplane and explains how an aeroplane works. Includes information on Orville and Wilbur Wright and other inventors who helped influence the invention of the aeroplane.

The Story of Ships (Hardcover, New edition): Jane Bingham The Story of Ships (Hardcover, New edition)
Jane Bingham
R105 R83 Discovery Miles 830 Save R22 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

The fascinating history of ships and the explorers who sailed in them told for children growing in reading confidence and ability. Beautifully illustrated by Alan Marks, winner of the Carnegie Medal. Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.

What's Wrong? On The Move - Spot the Mistakes (Paperback): Catherine Veitch What's Wrong? On The Move - Spot the Mistakes (Paperback)
Catherine Veitch; Illustrated by Fermin Solis
R161 R128 Discovery Miles 1 280 Save R33 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Detailed full spread scenes each feature five out-of-place or 'wrong' things to find. Lively text provides facts and clues as well as key information about the wrong... and the right things included in the scenes. Designed to challenge your children and push them to work things out for themselves, they'll also be encouraged to think about where the 'wrong' things do belong.

Titanic Picture Book (Hardcover): Megan Cullis Titanic Picture Book (Hardcover)
Megan Cullis; As told to Emily Bone 1
R244 R175 Discovery Miles 1 750 Save R69 (28%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Follow the Titanic from its construction in 1909 to its fateful maiden voyage in 1912. Find out about life onboard the luxurious ship and discover the real-life stories of the passengers and crew. With photographs, illustrations and internet links, this is a detailed insight into an ever-intriguing historical event. Illustrations:Full colour throughout

See Inside Ships (Board book): Conrad Mason See Inside Ships (Board book)
Conrad Mason 1
R261 R194 Discovery Miles 1 940 Save R67 (26%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This is a new addition to the "See Inside" series about ships throughout history from Viking longboats to Spanish galleons, ironclads to aircraft carriers. Lifting the flaps reveals the insides of ships from across the ages, explaining in simple, clear language what they were used for, how the crew and passengers lived and how they sailed the oceans. It includes a gate-fold page of a huge aircraft carrier.

Mega Machine Record Breakers (Paperback): Anne Rooney Mega Machine Record Breakers (Paperback)
Anne Rooney 1
R280 R174 Discovery Miles 1 740 Save R106 (38%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

112 fantastic pages crammed with facts about the world's biggest, fastest and most powerful vehicles, from speedboats to monster trucks, as well as rocketships, submarines, supertrucks... and more! Mega Machine Record Breakers is bursting with stats and facts, alongside stunning full-page photographs of the most amazing machines on Earth. From a giant crane that could lift 11 blue whales to a space probe that's travelled 17,000 million kilometres and counting - it's all in here.

Amelia Earhart - My First Amelia Earhart (Board book): Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Maria Diamantes Amelia Earhart - My First Amelia Earhart (Board book)
Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Maria Diamantes
R181 R150 Discovery Miles 1 500 Save R31 (17%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

This board book version of Amelia Earhart--an international bestseller from the beloved Little People, BIG DREAMS series--introduces the youngest dreamers to the world-famous aviation pioneer. When Amelia was young, she liked to imagine she could stretch her wings and fly away like a bird. As a grown woman, she set a new female world record for flying up to 14,000 feet. She also flew across the Atlantic and the Pacific oceans, and eventually undertook the most dangerous mission of all: to fly all the way around the world. Babies and toddlers will love to snuggle as you read to them the engaging story of this fascinating icon, and will also enjoy exploring the stylish and quirky illustrations of this sturdy board book on their own. Little People, BIG DREAMS is a best-selling series of books and educational games that explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream. This empowering series offers inspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats. The board books are told in simple sentences, perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. The hardcover versions present expanded stories for beginning readers. Boxed gift sets allow you to collect a selection of the books by theme. Paper dolls, learning cards, matching games, and other fun learning tools provide even more ways to make the lives of these role models accessible to children. Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!

My First Bilingual Book - Vehicles (English, Chinese, Board book): Milet My First Bilingual Book - Vehicles (English, Chinese, Board book)
Milet
R143 R118 Discovery Miles 1 180 Save R25 (17%) Shipped within 7 - 12 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.

Lorries (Paperback): Mari Schuh Lorries (Paperback)
Mari Schuh
R165 Discovery Miles 1 650 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Hear that loud noise? It's a big lorry going by! Tankers carry milk. Fire engines spray water to put out fires. Which ones are your favourite? Through delightfully simple text and bright, close-up photos, beginning readers will learn about lorry parts, types and uses.

Motorbikes (Paperback): Mari Schuh Motorbikes (Paperback)
Mari Schuh
R164 Discovery Miles 1 640 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Zoom! A motorbike rider twists the throttle. She zips by. Dirt bikes race on bumpy tracks. Touring motorbikes go on long trips. Through delightfully simple text and bright, close-up photos, beginning readers will learn about motorbike parts, types and uses.

The Story of Flight (Hardcover): Jakob Whitfield The Story of Flight (Hardcover)
Jakob Whitfield; Illustrated by Us Now 1
R310 R266 Discovery Miles 2 660 Save R44 (14%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

A beautifully illustrated history of the iconic flying machines that have helped us soar through the skies. Perfect for child and adult aviation fans alike!

The story of flight is a fascinating one: from the earliest balloons and airships to the latest stealth jet, each breakthrough laid the foundation for the next. Trace the extraordinary history of flight in this strikingly illustrated guide, from the Wright Flyer to cutting-edge drones. Along the way, discover how the social upheavals of the past 240 years influenced the flight path: two world wars, equality for women and the fight against climate change. Finally, explore the incredible inventions that await us in the future.

Also available in this series on transport is The Story of the Car.

Aeroplanes (Paperback): Mari Schuh Aeroplanes (Paperback)
Mari Schuh
R164 Discovery Miles 1 640 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Hear that roar? A big aeroplane is taking off! Cargo planes carry many goods that we use. Jumbo jets carry many people. Through delightfully simple text and bright, close-up photos, beginning readers will learn about aeroplane parts, types and uses.

See Inside Under the Ground (Hardcover): Alex Frith See Inside Under the Ground (Hardcover)
Alex Frith 2
R215 R169 Discovery Miles 1 690 Save R46 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Go on a journey to the centre of the earth and back with this brand new title in the ground-breaking "See Inside" series. This subject is perfect for the lift-the-flap treatment and the book uses embedded flaps to great effect to explain the world under our feet, from plants and animals to underground trains and pipes, right through to the earth's core past gold mines, stalagmites and fossils. It contains over 50 flaps to lift.

Military Drones (Paperback): Matt Scheff Military Drones (Paperback)
Matt Scheff
R164 Discovery Miles 1 640 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

With flight decks and full facilities, aircraft carriers are hard-working warships ready to support any battle. Take to the sea to learn all about the armed forces' decked-out floating airbases. Little Pebble books have an ATOS level of 1.0 or below.

Henry Ford - Inventor and Businessman (Hardcover): Lisa M Bolt-Simons Henry Ford - Inventor and Businessman (Hardcover)
Lisa M Bolt-Simons
R289 Discovery Miles 2 890 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Henry Ford wasn't just an inventor. He was also a clever businessman. Young readers will discover how this famous maker of the Model T car and the moving assembly line helped changed the world.

Aircraft Carriers (Paperback): Matt Scheff Aircraft Carriers (Paperback)
Matt Scheff
R164 Discovery Miles 1 640 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

With flight decks and full facilities, aircraft carriers are hard-working warships ready to support any battle. Take to the sea to learn all about the armed forces' decked-out floating airbases. Little Pebble books have an ATOS level of 1.0 or below.

Transport Activity Book (Paperback): Alain Gree Transport Activity Book (Paperback)
Alain Gree
R198 R133 Discovery Miles 1 330 Save R65 (33%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This gorgeous transport-themed activity book will be very popular with any child who loves all things that go! With over 100 different activities, including dot to dot, spot the difference, colouring in, simple makes and other engaging puzzles. The book is educational as well as fun and features beautiful, bright illustrations that will draw children in and keep them busy. All of the pages are incredibly absorbing, with Alain Gree's unmistakably rich and appealing style of illustration. And while children are enjoying the mazes, matching and counting, the games are helping them to develop a wide range of skills, including observational, conversational and motor.

Fly (Hardcover): Nathan Clement Fly (Hardcover)
Nathan Clement
R353 R227 Discovery Miles 2 270 Save R126 (36%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The step-by-step process of air travel from the perspective of a young girl on a trip with her parents is revealed in this informative picture book. A young child is on a trip with her parents. With gorgeous, simple artwork and a clear, step-by-step explanation of the process of air travel, this book shows young readers how each worker at an airport and on a plane -- from the boarding agent, ground crew, flight attendants, pilot and copilot, and air traffic controllers -- contributes along the way to bring passengers safely to their destinations. The title has easy-to-read text and simple, graphic illustrations, as well as a sweet surprise ending -- the family brought along their dog, who earns wings for its first flight.

The Science of Vehicles - The Turbo-Charged Truth about Trucks and Cars (Paperback, Illustrated edition): Roger Canavan The Science of Vehicles - The Turbo-Charged Truth about Trucks and Cars (Paperback, Illustrated edition)
Roger Canavan
R183 R126 Discovery Miles 1 260 Save R57 (31%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
Emergency Machines (Paperback): Chris Oxlade Emergency Machines (Paperback)
Chris Oxlade
R145 R121 Discovery Miles 1 210 Save R24 (17%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
The Invention of the Aeroplane (Hardcover): Lucy Beevor The Invention of the Aeroplane (Hardcover)
Lucy Beevor
R312 Discovery Miles 3 120 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Provides an introduction to the history and development of the aeroplane and explains how an aeroplane works. Includes information on Orville and Wilbur Wright and other inventors who helped influence the invention of the aeroplane.

My First Guide to Fast Vehicles (Paperback): Nikki Potts My First Guide to Fast Vehicles (Paperback)
Nikki Potts
R189 Discovery Miles 1 890 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The My First Guides series offers introductions to a broad variety of high-interest topics. Detailed step-by-step instructions supported by photos and illustrations ensure young readers will be successful with hands-on activities such as folding paper aeroplanes, constructing duct tape projects, and performing magic tricks. Close-up photos and fun facts introduce readers to military vehicles, fast vehicles, robots, and other topics that even the youngest readers are clamouring to learn more about. All topics are presented in a brief manner to support comprehension for young readers.

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