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Books > Children's & Educational > Technology & applied sciences > Space science & technology > General

The Sun is Kind of a Big Deal (Paperback): Nick Seluk The Sun is Kind of a Big Deal (Paperback)
Nick Seluk 1
R165 R116 Discovery Miles 1 160 Save R49 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Oh hey! Guess what? Did you know that the Sun never stops working to keep things here on Earth working smoothly? This funny and factual picture book explains every part of the Sun's big job: keeping our solar system together, giving Earth day and night, keeping us warm, and more. In fact, the Sun doesso much for us that we wouldn't be alive without it. That's kind of a big deal. Each spread features bite-sized text and comic-style art with sidebars sprinkled throughout. So why does the Sun get to be the centre of attention? Because it's our solar system's very own star! Includes pull-out solar system poster! Content includes: the solar system solar eclipse the equator the seasons the water cycle photosynthesis myths about the Sun

Katherine Johnson (Paperback): Leila Rasheed Katherine Johnson (Paperback)
Leila Rasheed 1
R141 R100 Discovery Miles 1 000 Save R41 (29%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Katherine Johnson: teacher, mathematician, trailblazer. Award-winning children's author, Leila Rasheed, explores the life of the inspirational NASA mathematician made famous by the film Hidden Voices - Katherine Johnson. A Life Story: This gripping series throws the reader directly into the lives of modern society's most influential figures. With striking black-and-white illustration along with timelines and never-heard-before facts. Also in the series: Stephen Hawking: A Life Story Rosalind Franklin: A Life Story Alan Turing: A Life Story

Stephen Hawking (Paperback): Nikki Sheehan Stephen Hawking (Paperback)
Nikki Sheehan 1
R140 R98 Discovery Miles 980 Save R42 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Stephen Hawking: stargazer, physicist, icon. Award-winning children's author and journalist, Nikki Sheehan, explores the life of the inspirational scientist Stephen Hawking. A Life Story: This gripping series throws the reader directly into the lives of modern society's most influential figures. With striking black-and-white illustration along with timelines and never-heard-before facts. Also in the series: Katherine Johnson: A Life Story Rosalind Franklin: A Life Story Alan Turing: A Life Story

Stargazer's Journal (Hardcover): Fiona Patchett Stargazer's Journal (Hardcover)
Fiona Patchett; Illustrated by Joe Todd-Stanton 1
R181 R128 Discovery Miles 1 280 Save R53 (29%) In stock

This inspirational journal has beautifully designed pages to fill with your drawings, observations, poetry or anything else you like. There are facts, star charts and pictures of constellations to help you identify stars, and links to websites to find out more. With beautiful illustrations, this is a journal for stargazers of all ages to treasure.

Meteors - Level 4 (Paperback): Melissa Stewart Meteors - Level 4 (Paperback)
Melissa Stewart
R187 Discovery Miles 1 870 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

National Geographic Primary Readers is a high-interest series of beginning reading books that have been developed in consultation with education experts. The books pair magnificent National Geographic photographs with lively text by skilled children's book authors across four reading levels. Blast off on a trip to discover the fascinating world of meteors. In this image-packed book, kids will learn all about these objects hurtling through space - and into our atmosphere. This level 4 reader is written in an easy-to-grasp style to encourage the scientists and explorers of tomorrow! Level 4: Independent reader Perfect for kids who are reading on their own with ease and are ready for more challenging vocabulary with varied sentence structures. They are ideal for readers of White and Lime books.

Die storie van sterre en planete (Afrikaans, Paperback): Louie Stowell, Peter Allen Die storie van sterre en planete (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Louie Stowell, Peter Allen; Translated by Amelia de Vaal
R215 Discovery Miles 2 150 Shipped within 10 - 15 working days

Wanneer ’n mens na die naghemel opkyk, sien jy nie net sterre nie. Die swart leegte van die ruimte is deurspek met voorwerpe van elke denkbare vorm en grootte – van enorme brandende sterre tot piepklein stofvlekkies. Hierdie boek verken die geheimenisse van sterre en planete en ontsluit die raaisels van astronomie: die wetenskap van die buitenste ruimte.

Mars - Level 4 (Paperback): Elizabeth Carney Mars - Level 4 (Paperback)
Elizabeth Carney
R188 Discovery Miles 1 880 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

National Geographic Primary Readers is a high-interest series of beginning reading books that have been developed in consultation with education experts. The books pair magnificent National Geographic photographs with lively text by skilled children's book authors across four reading levels. Discover the fascinating world of Mars in this colourful book packed with amazing imagery. In this inviting and entertaining format, kids will learn about the newest information on Mars, the Mars Rover, and our ongoing exploration of the Red Planet. This level 4 reader is written in an easy-to-grasp style to encourage the scientists and explorers of tomorrow! Level 4: Independent reader Perfect for kids who are reading on their own with ease and are ready for more challenging vocabulary with varied sentence structures. They are ideal for readers of White and Lime books.

Peppa Pig: Peppa in Space (Paperback): Peppa Pig Peppa Pig: Peppa in Space (Paperback)
Peppa Pig 1
R166 R114 Discovery Miles 1 140 Save R52 (31%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

It's space day at playgroup and Peppa, George and their friends are learning all about the moon!

The children are so excited when Madame Gazelle takes them to the space museum to learn how to be real astronauts- Peppa loves jumping up and down on the moon!

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 landing on the moon and introduce space to your little piggies in this sparkly Peppa Pig picture book.

The Usborne Book of the Moon (Hardcover): Laura Cowan The Usborne Book of the Moon (Hardcover)
Laura Cowan; Illustrated by Diana Toledano 1
R280 R220 Discovery Miles 2 200 Save R60 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

For thousands of years, the Moon has been the one thing in the night sky that everyone anywhere on our planet recognises. Trace the story of the Moon around the world and through history, from ancient legends about its creation, to its first sighting through a telescope, right up until the Apollo 11 mission and the first Moon landing in 1969.

Pop-Up Peekaboo! Space (Board book): Dk Pop-Up Peekaboo! Space (Board book)
Dk 1
R120 R95 Discovery Miles 950 Save R25 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Take your toddler on a pop-up space rocket adventure, and fly to the Moon in this lift-the-flap baby book with pictures that pop off the page! This imaginative pop-up peekaboo book follows two little astronauts, Annabelle and Arthur, who are rocketing into space and heading for their first Moon landing. Babies and toddlers can lift big flaps and see peekaboo surprises pop up from the page- the space rocket launching, an exciting rocket race, a helpful robot, a funny alien spaceship, and finally, Annabelle, Arthur, and their little robot landing on the Moon, and planting a flag with a friendly message from Planet Earth. The lively, read-aloud rhymes encourage literacy and early learning, while the surprise pop-up space scenes will hold the attention of curious preschoolers. With the help of parents and caregivers, toddlers will have fun turning the sturdy board book pages, guessing what's hiding under each flap, and then lifting the flaps to find the space characters and play peekaboo! Ideal for interactive preschool play, Pop-up Peekaboo! Space will appeal to both parents and children and is certain to keep little ones entertained time and time again!

The Pop-up, Pull-out Space Book - Amazing Pop-Up Planets! Interactive Pull-Out Pages! (Hardcover): Dk The Pop-up, Pull-out Space Book - Amazing Pop-Up Planets! Interactive Pull-Out Pages! (Hardcover)
Dk
R409 R281 Discovery Miles 2 810 Save R128 (31%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Explore the universe with this space book for kids! Visit the planets, stop off at the Moon and gaze at the stars in the galaxies. Fully interactive, the incredible Pop-Up and Pull-Out Space Book features a spectacular 3D pop-up solar system scene, pull-out pages, and is packed with fun quizzes and facts. The book visits each of the eight planets in turn: Mercury, Venus, our own planet Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune, and calls in at the Moon, too! It also looks at the Milky Way and explores the origin of the planets and our place in the universe. This fantastic stars and planets book for kids is a must for every budding astronomer.

Beyond the Sky: You and the Universe (Paperback): Dara O'Briain Beyond the Sky: You and the Universe (Paperback)
Dara O'Briain; Illustrated by Dan Bramall 1
R227 R142 Discovery Miles 1 420 Save R85 (37%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

UK and Ireland's best-loved comedian Dara O Briain takes you on a journey from the safety of your comfiest chair to the furthest reaches of space (and beyond!) So you want to go into space? WHY?! (No, really - it's sort of a terrible idea. We humans are perfectly designed for life on Earth. We can walk around, breathe, drink water, eat vegetables, read books, not get poisoned or crushed to death when we go outside - it's lovely right where we are.) Not convinced? GOOD! People have been dreaming about space travel for centuries - there's something amazing about the idea of leaving our planet behind and setting out to explore the Universe - there's so much we still don't know.

What is the Moon? (Board book): Katie Daynes What is the Moon? (Board book)
Katie Daynes; Illustrated by Marta Alvarez Miguens 1
R170 R134 Discovery Miles 1 340 Save R36 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

What shape is the Moon? Has anyone been to the Moon? What's the Moon made of? Curious little ones can blast off into the night sky to take a closer look in this fascinating book, with flaps to lift, simple explanations and gorgeous illustrations on every page. Published to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing in 1969.

LEGO: Planets (Hardcover): Scholastic LEGO: Planets (Hardcover)
Scholastic 1
R151 R111 Discovery Miles 1 110 Save R40 (26%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

New to Scholastic for 2016 - Enter the World of LEGO (R) and see the REAL world on a LEGO (R) adventure. LEGO Planets offers in-depth insights into a favourite topic. With bite-size, incredible facts and photos for newly confident readers all introduced by your favourite LEGO(R) Minifigure characters. Other books in the LEGO nonfiction programme include: LEGO: Knights and Castles LEGO: Dino Safari

Star Wars: Where's the Wookiee 3 (Hardcover): Lucasfilm Star Wars: Where's the Wookiee 3 (Hardcover)
Lucasfilm 1
R246 R177 Discovery Miles 1 770 Save R69 (28%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Chewbacca is back for another search and find adventure! Featuring new locations to explore and characters to find as you resume your hunt for the hairy hero! Includes 10 new scenes to enjoy, plus bonus story content and fun Wookiee facts. In this third instalment of the bestselling series, Chewie can be found on the worlds from The Force Awakens, The Last Jedi and Solo, plus old favourites from the original trilogy. Visit the forests of Endor, join the battle at Maz's Castle and sneak on board the Death Star. A must have for Star Wars fans of all ages. Also available in 2019: Where's the Wookiee 2 in paperback 9781405292931 Star Wars Annual 2020 9781405292931 Star Wars Joke Book 9781405292894

Once Upon a Star - A Poetic Journey Through Space (Paperback): James Carter Once Upon a Star - A Poetic Journey Through Space (Paperback)
James Carter; Illustrated by Mar Hernandez 1
R166 R117 Discovery Miles 1 170 Save R49 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Once upon a star, there were no stars to shine - no sun to rise no sun to set no day, no night, nor any time. Discover the origins of the universe! The worlds of poetry and science collide to create this unique book about our sun, our planets, our Earth-and YOU!

SuperSpace (Hardcover): Dk SuperSpace (Hardcover)
Dk 1
R365 R286 Discovery Miles 2 860 Save R79 (22%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Bursting with fascinating facts and the latest breathtaking images, this space book for children brings the wonders of the Solar System to life. Find out about the never-ending storms on Jupiter. Learn about the towering volcanoes of Venus - all 1,600 of them, and see the Valles Marineris on Mars - a canyon that is ten times longer than Earth's Grand Canyon. Find out many more fascinating "super" facts about the cosmos with SuperSpace. Based on recent research and discoveries, SuperSpace showcases everything you need to know about the Universe - from the Big Bang to the formation of galaxies, stars, and planets as well as the technology used to explore its unimaginable depths. Fabulous cutaway artworks help to reveal the inner workings of the Sun, planets, and moons as well as space stations and space probes. SuperSpace brings the cosmos to life in a visually compelling and informative way, making it a must-have book for every budding space enthusiast.

The Extraordinary Life of Katherine Johnson (Paperback): Puffin The Extraordinary Life of Katherine Johnson (Paperback)
Puffin 1
R160 R108 Discovery Miles 1 080 Save R52 (32%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

In 1969 history was made when the first humans stepped on the moon. Back on earth, one woman was running the numbers that ensured they got there and back in one piece.

As a child, Katherine Johnson loved maths. She went on to be one of the most important people in the history of space travel. Discover her incredible life story in this beautifully illustrated book complete with narrative biography, timelines and facts.

i-SPY In the night sky - What Can You Spot? (Paperback): I Spy, Storm Dunlop i-SPY In the night sky - What Can You Spot? (Paperback)
I Spy, Storm Dunlop 1
R69 R48 Discovery Miles 480 Save R21 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Search for over 140 sights in the night sky with this i-SPY guide. This fun activity book encourages kids to look above them, from stars and constellations to the moon and eclipses, in search of i-SPY points. A fun, interactive way to encourage curious children to learn about the world around them What can you spot? Get i-SPYing with these features: * Vibrant colour coded photographs * Tips for budding astronomers on constellations and how eclipses happen * Points to score from common constellations like The Plough (10 points) to top spots such as comet (50 points) Children love these fun and fascinating i-SPY activity books - discover over 30 other i-SPY guides in the series!

Space Wordsearches (Paperback): Phillip Clarke Space Wordsearches (Paperback)
Phillip Clarke; Illustrated by The Boy Fitz Hammond 1
R130 R103 Discovery Miles 1 030 Save R27 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Over 100 fun wordsearches about stars and planets, astronauts and aliens.

My Ruimte-Atlas (Afrikaans, Paperback): Editions Caramel My Ruimte-Atlas (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Editions Caramel
R130 R112 Discovery Miles 1 120 Save R18 (14%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Hierdie atlas is vol fassinerende feite, geïllustreerde kaarte, pragtige tekeninge en fantastiese foto’s oor die ruimte. Dit bevat ook plakkers om op die uitvoubare plakkaat en in die boek te plak. Hierdie atlas leer kinders van verskeie aspekte, onder andere planete en sterre. Maak reg vir ’n reis na die ruimte!

When We Walked on the Moon (Hardcover, Illustrated Edition): David Long When We Walked on the Moon (Hardcover, Illustrated Edition)
David Long; Illustrated by Sam Kalda 1
R328 R269 Discovery Miles 2 690 Save R59 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

"When I first looked back at the Earth, standing on the surface of the Moon, I cried." This book tells the story of the Apollo Missions, when incredible intelligence, engineering and bravery allowed humans to stand on the surface of something other than Earth for the very first time. From the 1969 first moon landing to the amazing rescue of Apollo 13, each chapter tells the story of a different mission. Humorous details bring the astronauts to life: discover how the astronauts of Apollo 12 were so over-excited when they stepped onto the Moon that Mission Control had to tell them to quieten down, and Shepard (Apollo 14) somehow managed to smuggle a golf club onto his spacecraft! Published to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, this is the perfect title for any child who has ever looked up at the moon and wondered what it might be like to go there.

Solar System (Loose-leaf): Steve Evans Solar System (Loose-leaf)
Steve Evans
R107 R79 Discovery Miles 790 Save R28 (26%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Colourful Illustrated solar system poster This highly illustrated solar system poster is designed to take children on a journey of discovery into space. Ideal for encouraging young learners, this clear, colourful and highly informative poster shows the order of planets in the solar system, as well as facts about orbiting satellites. This attractive rolled poster suits home or school use, and can be used for independent learning or school projects. Dimensions 610 X 915 mm Illustrated by Steve Evans.

The Space Race - The Journey to the Moon and Beyond (Hardcover): Sarah Cruddas The Space Race - The Journey to the Moon and Beyond (Hardcover)
Sarah Cruddas; Foreword by Eileen Collins 1
R365 R286 Discovery Miles 2 860 Save R79 (22%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Blast off alongside space expert Sarah Cruddas on a journey through space exploration history, from the Apollo Moon landings to mind-boggling plans for living on Mars.

How did we land on the Moon? What will the space jobs of the future look like? And why did we send a car to space? The Space Race answers all of the big questions that kids have about space travel. Sarah Cruddas brings to life the hidden stories behind the most famous space missions, before taking the reader on a journey through our space future.

This children's ebook includes a foreword by NASA astronaut Eileen Collins, the first woman to command a Space Shuttle mission. It also includes fascinating insights from Sarah's interviews with real-life astronauts including Apollo 17's Eugene Cernan and Virgin Galactic Test Pilot Kelly Latimer. Space-mad kids will delight in the detail, photographs and information on each page, and will love seeing intricate diagrams of iconic spaceships, Moon cars and space suits created by artist Mark Ruffle.

Propelled by recent scientific discoveries and printed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, The Space Race is an essential children's handbook to understanding every aspect of the history, and future, of human space travel.

The Daredevil's Guide to Outer Space (Paperback): Lonely Planet Kids The Daredevil's Guide to Outer Space (Paperback)
Lonely Planet Kids 1
R213 R165 Discovery Miles 1 650 Save R48 (23%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Five. Four. Three. Two. One. Blast off! Having survived some of the scariest destinations on Earth in The Daredevil's Guide to Dangerous Places, Eddie and Junko are off on another epic adventure - this time to outer space. Join our intergalactic explorers as they travel across our Solar System and beyond. Find out what it's like to live on the Moon, visit the International Space Station and fly through Saturn's rings, before you head deeper into space to escape black holes and watch stars explode. You'll encounter many dangers on your journey, but your custom high-tech suit and gadget-packed spaceship will protect you - even against extreme temperatures and asteroids! With real-life photos, out-there illustrations, incredible facts and mind-blowing space stats, The Daredevil's Guide to Outer Space is an awe-inspiring introduction to the Universe. After blast-off you can: Dock at the International Space Station and space walk Land on the Moon and explore its surface Visit the Sun and other planets in our Solar System Meet a Mars rover and Voyager 1 - the furthest human-made object from Earth Explore Mars' giant mountain and Jupiter's moons Get the lowdown on newborn stars, black holes and supernovas Explore the Milky Way and the Asteroid Belt And much more! Also available: The Daredevil's Guide to Dangerous Places About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!

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