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Space Ultimate Factivity Collection - Create your own Fun-packed Book! (Paperback): Dk Space Ultimate Factivity Collection - Create your own Fun-packed Book! (Paperback)
Dk 1
R190 R152 Discovery Miles 1 520 Save R38 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

In DK's unique activity collection kids explore space with the ultimate blend of facts and fun. Perfect for keeping little hands busy during rainy days or holidays, Ultimate Factivity Collection Space is packed with amazing facts and fun activities based on the stars, planets and galaxies. Find out about the night sky, what a black hole is and explore the depths of outer space. From colouring and drawing to puzzles and stickers, Ultimate Factivity Collection Space is a great way to learn while having fun - all you need is a pencil.

Goodnight, Constellations (Hardcover): Running Press Goodnight, Constellations (Hardcover)
Running Press; Illustrated by Rachel McAlister
R195 R175 Discovery Miles 1 750 Save R20 (10%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Introduce your little stargazers to the wonders of the cosmos with this charming and whimsical constellations board book. From Ursa Major and Leo to Cassiopeia and Taurus, little ones will soon be able to pick out some magical animals and people in the night sky. Each spread includes a delightfully illustrated picture of a constellation, complete with its major stars and the constellation's name in both English and Latin. The perfect addition to bedtime books along with a healthy dose of inspiration for the littlest stargazers.

Discover and Share 4: Space (Paperback, Illustrated Edition): Angela Royston Discover and Share 4: Space (Paperback, Illustrated Edition)
Angela Royston
R207 R191 Discovery Miles 1 910 Save R16 (8%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Planet Earth is surrounded by huge, dark space. Discover the wonders of space, from the Sun, moon and stars to space travel. Discover the facts and Share the learning in these fun books. A series of differentiated text books on topics that children really want to read about. The lower level text is ideal for emerging readers and the higher level text will suit more able readers. The large, square format encourages sharing, and spectacular photos are featured on every page. Perfect for readers aged 4 and up.

Astronauts - Read it yourself with Ladybird: Level 1 (non-fiction) (Paperback): Astronauts - Read it yourself with Ladybird: Level 1 (non-fiction) (Paperback)
1
R131 R95 Discovery Miles 950 Save R36 (27%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Astronauts How do astronauts get in to space and what do they do there? Find out about rockets, space stations and how to sleep in space. Read it yourself with Ladybird is one of Ladybird's best-selling reading series. For over thirty-five years it has helped young children who are learning to read develop and improve their reading skills. Each Read it yourself book is very carefully written to include many key, high-frequency words that are vital for learning to read, as well as a limited number of story words that are introduced and practised throughout. Simple sentences and frequently repeated words help to build the confidence of beginner readers and the four different levels of books support children all the way from very first reading practice through to independent, fluent reading. There are more than ninety titles in the Read it yourself series, ranging from classic fairy tales and traditional stories from around the world, to favourite children's brands such as Peppa Pig, Angry Birds and Peter Rabbit. A range of specially written non-fiction titles complete the series, with information books about favourite subjects that even the most reluctant readers will enjoy. Each book has been carefully checked by educational consultants and can be read independently at home or used in a guided reading session at school. Further content includes comprehension questions or puzzles, helpful notes for parents, carers and teachers, and book band information for use in schools. Astornauts is a Level 1 Read it yourself book, suitable for very early readers who are ready to take their first steps in reading. A small number of frequently repeated words, simple facts, clearly labelled images and captions to help to engage emerging readers. Includes contents, index and a picture glossary.

Professor Astro Cat's Frontiers of Space (Hardcover, 2nd New edition): Walliman Dominic, Newman Ben Professor Astro Cat's Frontiers of Space (Hardcover, 2nd New edition)
Walliman Dominic, Newman Ben 1
R441 R352 Discovery Miles 3 520 Save R89 (20%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Professor Astro Cat is the smartest cat in the alley. He's got a degree in just about every discipline under the sun! Speaking of the sun, he happens to be specialist on that too, and Professor Astro Cat's Frontiers of Space will tell you everything that there could be to know about our star, our planet, our solar system, our galaxy, and our universe. The professor's made sure of that; he's a fastidious little feline! Professor Astro Cat's Frontiers of Space also explores topics such as gravity, extraterrestrial life, time, and many other fascinating subjects that will take you and your children on a journey to the very frontiers of space!

The Story of Space: Probes to the Planets (Hardcover, Illustrated edition): Steve Parker The Story of Space: Probes to the Planets (Hardcover, Illustrated edition)
Steve Parker
R347 R316 Discovery Miles 3 160 Save R31 (9%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Every planet in our solar system and some of the moons and other space objects have been visited by at least one probe and in the future, more probes and craft will visit these worlds in our endeavour to learn about space and the possibility of extraterrestrial life. Some probes, such at the Verena 13 probe that landed on Venus, were designed to last just a few minutes. Others, such as the Voyager probes, are still sending data back to Earth from far out towards the edge of our Solar System. Each probe is designed to do a unique job and this book reveals the genius of their design. Six books that reveal the thrilling journeys, triumphs and disasters that men and women have experienced in the exploration of our universe. These books examine the mind-blowing technologies involved in space endeavours and tells the all too human stories of some of the key figures.

Impact! Asteroids and the Science of Saving the World (Hardcover): Elizabeth Rusch Impact! Asteroids and the Science of Saving the World (Hardcover)
Elizabeth Rusch; Photographs by Karin Anderson
R467 R401 Discovery Miles 4 010 Save R66 (14%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Posters to Color: Space (Paperback): Running Press Posters to Color: Space (Paperback)
Running Press; Edited by Running Press
R195 R184 Discovery Miles 1 840 Save R11 (6%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

THIS COSMIC ACTIVITY BOOK Includes: Four 18" x 24" fold-out posters for you to colour and display, 24 pages of activities, games, and puzzles, Unbelievable facts you didn't know about the cosmos and beyond so you can . . . See outer space like an astronaut! Solve galactic brainteasers like a puzzle master! Share your celestial knowledge like a space expert!

Absolute Expert: Space - All the Latest Facts from the Field (Hardcover): National Geographic Kids, Joan Galat Absolute Expert: Space - All the Latest Facts from the Field (Hardcover)
National Geographic Kids, Joan Galat
R367 R316 Discovery Miles 3 160 Save R51 (14%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Discover everything you've ever wanted to know about space in a stellar book for aspiring experts, featuring exclusive astronomical insights and info from National Geographic explorer and astrophysicist Munazza Alam! Ready to go on an out-of-this world adventure? Travel across the Milky Way and into new galaxies to explore every corner of space so YOU can become an absolute expert. Get up close to the sun and moon, asteroids and comets. Learn about the Oort Cloud, supernovas, black holes, and rockets and other spacecraft. Discover the incredible work of astronauts, astronomers, physicists, and other cool space scientists. On this journey across the universe, you'll make your way from our familiar home here on Earth to planets and solar systems that are many light years away. Rub elbows with the stars on this cosmic adventure complete with special features, sidebars, wacky trivia, and more.

Peppa Pig Going to the Moon Activity Book (Paperback): Peppa Pig Going to the Moon Activity Book (Paperback)
R75 R60 Discovery Miles 600 Save R15 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Peppa and her famliy go to a museum. They learn about the moon! Can Peppa fly up to the moon?

Ladybird Readers is a graded reading series of traditional tales, popular characters, modern stories, and non-fiction, written for young learners of English as a foreign or second language. Recommended for children aged 4+, the six levels of Readers and Activity Books follow the CEFR framework (Pre-A1 to A2) and include language activities that help develop key skills and provide preparation for the Cambridge English: Young Learners (YLE) exams.

This Level 1 Activity Book is Pre-A1 in the CEFR framework and supports YLE Starters exams. The activities encourage children to practice short sentences containing a maximum of two clauses, using the present tense and some simple adjectives.

Curious Questions & Answers about Space Machines (Hardcover): Anne Rooney Curious Questions & Answers about Space Machines (Hardcover)
Anne Rooney
R280 R237 Discovery Miles 2 370 Save R43 (15%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This humorous twist on the popular Q & A format takes a sideways look at all that is explosive and astonishing about space machines. Quirkily illustrated characters and playful text reveal the amazing answers. Find out how rockets blast off, why the ISS has a robotic arm, and which space probes have travelled out of the solar system.

Curious Questions & Answers about The Moon (Hardcover): Anne Rooney Curious Questions & Answers about The Moon (Hardcover)
Anne Rooney
R280 R237 Discovery Miles 2 370 Save R43 (15%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This humorous twist on the popular Q & A format takes a sideways look at all that is weird and wondrous about our Moon. Quirkily illustrated characters and playful text reveal the amazing answers. Find out what it's like to walk on the Moon, why it's covered in so many craters, and how it moves the oceans on Earth.

Space Science: STEM in Space: Science for Exploring Outer Space (Paperback, Illustrated edition): Mark Thompson Space Science: STEM in Space: Science for Exploring Outer Space (Paperback, Illustrated edition)
Mark Thompson
R230 Discovery Miles 2 300 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Imagine journeying millions of kilometres into deep space! But to really do that you'll need to apply a fair bit of science. This book has twelve scientific investigations to help you understand why the speed of light matters, how to communicate in binary and how dust can turn into a planet. Discover a Martian volcano and what happens when meteorites smash into Earth or the Moon - and lots, lots more! This book is part of the Space Science series; the ultimate series for the astronomers and astronauts of the future. It delves into loads of intriguing 'how', 'what' and 'why' facts about the night sky. The step-by-step instructions are easy to follow and use readily available materials that won't break the bank! Authored by Mark Thompson - a brilliant astronomer and television and radio presenter - who brings a fresh approach to the exploration and understanding of the Solar System ... and beyond! Space Science covers key areas of the science curriculum, such as forces, materials and matter, light, rocks, chemical reactions, recycling and waste, magnets, solar power, gravity, distance, maps and constellations. For readers aged 9+ Titles in this series: Science for Exploring Outer Space Science for Looking into Space Science for Rocketing into Space Science for Surviving in Space

Destination: Space (Hardcover): Dave Williams, Loredana Cunti Destination: Space (Hardcover)
Dave Williams, Loredana Cunti
R503 R415 Discovery Miles 4 150 Save R88 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Will humans ever be able to live on other planets? Former NASA astronaut Dr. Dave Williams is the person to ask. It turns out that Earth is a pretty good place to live. Finding other habitable environments in space is no easy task: temperatures on Mercury are ten times hotter than on Earth; winter on Neptune lasts about forty years, and Uranus is ten billion miles (sixteen billion kilometers) away. But there is one planet that looks promising: Mars. Even though it takes six months to get there, Mars most closely resembles Earth. So what would it take to make it habitable-and what would life look like there? As in the other three titles in the Dr. Dave: Astronaut series, this book demystifies space travel. The science is explained in simple terms while the sense of adventure is ever-present. This book belongs in the hands of every child interested in space, and in every classroom where STEM is taught.

Big Stickers for Tiny Hands: Space (Paperback): Pat-A-Cake Big Stickers for Tiny Hands: Space (Paperback)
Pat-A-Cake; Illustrated by Maria Neradova 1
R163 R147 Discovery Miles 1 470 Save R16 (10%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This brilliant book is full of out-of-this-world space scenes and activities. The big stickers are easy for little fingers to find, peel off and stick, putting an end to the frustration of fiddly stickers.

From rocket ships and astronauts, to shooting stars and aliens, there is plenty to spot, talk about and do inside. Words and sounds that match the scenes help build vocabulary and a huge, fold-out picture to decorate will keep little ones entertained for hours.

Also available: Big Stickers for Tiny Hands: Things That Go, On the Farm, Dinosaurs, Out and About, Wild Animals, Big Machines

Mighty Mission Machines - From Rockets to Rovers (Hardcover): Dave Williams, Loredana Cunti Mighty Mission Machines - From Rockets to Rovers (Hardcover)
Dave Williams, Loredana Cunti
R503 R416 Discovery Miles 4 160 Save R87 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Check out the amazing machines that make space travel possible. From the spaceship itself to the wrench needed to make in-flight repairs, machines of every kind are the backbone of space travel. In this, the third book in the Dr. Dave Astronaut series, the former NASA astronaut takes readers on a tour of the incredible equipment that allows humans to travel, live, and work in space: Kids will be fascinated to find out: * How spacecraft have evolved from the 1960s to today * How rockets power the spacecraft for liftoff-and enable it to re-enter Earth's atmosphere * All the equipment a spacesuit contains-including a TV camera * How Robonaut, the on-board robot on the ISS, works and contributes to missions With its focus on technology and engineering, this book is a must-have addition to any STEM studies. Lots of photos and humorous illustrations make this an entertaining way to get kids interested in the nuts and bolts of space travel today and into the future.

Space Baby: Goodnight, Aliens! (Board book): Pat-A-Cake Space Baby: Goodnight, Aliens! (Board book)
Pat-A-Cake; Illustrated by Kat Uno 1
R160 R132 Discovery Miles 1 320 Save R28 (18%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Perfect to share with babies, this board book follows three little aliens through their bedtime routine. With an exciting pop-out surprise!

Goodnight, Aliens models a good bedtime routine for babies, following the alien family as they have some food, have a bath, share a book and snuggle up in bed. The bright artwork and sweet rhyming text make this a great bedtime story, and the pop-out surprise at the end will delight children.

Simple text and lots of sounds to say make the book easy to use and encourage carer and child interaction.

Also available: Out of this World , Zoom to the Moon, Blast Off!

The Moon (Paperback, Revised, Update): Martha E. H Rustad The Moon (Paperback, Revised, Update)
Martha E. H Rustad
R128 R119 Discovery Miles 1 190 Save R9 (7%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Inspire young astronomers with this engaging series on space. New in paperback, these titles have been revised to reflect Pluto's new status, and featuring the newest photos available, each title provides an accurate and accessible introduction to these fascinating topics.It features: labelled photographs; diagrams; close photo-text matches; extended glossary definitions; note to parents and teachers; and, Internet sites.This series explores and supports standards required by Benchmark for Science Literacy: Project 2061 regarding 'Physical Setting' and 'The Universe.'It also features: carefully controlled vocabulary; short and direct sentence structure; precise photo-text matches to aid comprehension; clear, uncomplicated design; clear chapter headings; and, straightforward information.

The Funniest Space Joke Book Ever (Paperback): Joe King The Funniest Space Joke Book Ever (Paperback)
Joe King 1
R131 R109 Discovery Miles 1 090 Save R22 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Why did the sun go to school? To get brighter! Why did the cow go to outer space? To visit the Milky Way! How do you get a baby astronaut to sleep? You rocket! Why did the alien knit itself three socks? Because it grew another foot! Kids will be over the moon with this collection of fantastically funny space jokes!

Like A Girl - Astronaut (Hardcover): April Peter, Daniel Shneor Like A Girl - Astronaut (Hardcover)
April Peter, Daniel Shneor
R425 Discovery Miles 4 250 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Baby Robot Explains... Rocket Science - Big ideas for little learners (Board book): Dk Baby Robot Explains... Rocket Science - Big ideas for little learners (Board book)
Dk 1
R170 R136 Discovery Miles 1 360 Save R34 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

This fun first board book with neon-bright pictures shows it's never too early - or late! - to learn about big ideas, and build confidence in science. Just like your little one, Baby Robot is a brilliant scientist in the making. He wants to know how to fly to the Moon, so Rose-bot tells him about rocket science. Based on his firsthand experiences, Baby Robot has imaginative ideas for getting to space. Rose-bot explains why he can't climb there, or fly in a plane, helicopter, or balloon. She knows you need a rocket, and she tells Baby Robot all about how space rockets work. The first title in a series of STEM books for babies, Baby Robot Explains... Rocket Science is the perfect way to bring science to life for little ones. Humorous illustrations, with bright, popping neon colour, and a read-aloud, picture book story are combined with very simple scientific explanations - written with the help of science consultant Lisa Burke - to make the topic accessible

Do You Know About Space? - Amazing Answers to more than 200 Awesome Questions! (Hardcover): Sarah Cruddas Do You Know About Space? - Amazing Answers to more than 200 Awesome Questions! (Hardcover)
Sarah Cruddas 1
R426 R334 Discovery Miles 3 340 Save R92 (22%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Amazing answers to more than 200 awesome space questions! Do You Know About Space? takes the reader on a galactic journey to answer all the probing questions children ask about space. What is a shooting star? Why is Jupiter stripy? Is anyone else out there? Featuring the most amazing space pictures from NASA, as well as the latest space news, this is a book perfect for young space fans as well as children new to the subject. Do You Know About Space? covers the Solar System, stars, galaxies, space exploration, and much more! The book has clear and simple text, so information is easily accessible and utterly fascinating for children aged 6 to 8 years old. Featuring answers to more than 200 questions, Do You Know About Space? is the ideal book for kids who want to learn about the Universe.

Gutsy Girls Go for Science - Astronauts - With Stem Projects for Kids (Hardcover): Alicia Klepeis Gutsy Girls Go for Science - Astronauts - With Stem Projects for Kids (Hardcover)
Alicia Klepeis; Illustrated by Hui Li
R421 R346 Discovery Miles 3 460 Save R75 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Hands-on space science projects help launch kids ages 8 to 11 into learning about fearless female astronauts who broke barriers across space and gender in this full-color book full of real-world connections! Do you dream of going into space? Do you wonder what it's like on the moon? In Gutsy Girls Go for Science: Astronauts with STEM Projects for Kids, readers ages 8 through 11 explore the lives of some of the world's most amazing female astronauts, including Bonnie Dunbar, Sally Ride, Mae Jemison, Sunita Williams, and Serena Aunon-Chancellor-all pioneers in the field of space exploration. Their hard work and dedication to science and experimentation gave the world much new knowledge about space, biology, and more. These brave women took risks and pushed the limits of what we know about life in space. * Through hands-on STEM projects such as designing and building space rovers, rockets, and even a model of the International Space Station using inexpensive and easy-to-find supplies, kids gain critical thinking skills just like the ones necessary to succeed in space. * Essential questions, cool facts about female scientists, and links to online resources all reinforce high-level learning. * Using a fun narrative style, engaging illustrations combined with photography, fascinating facts, essential questions, and hands-on projects, this book deepens readers' creative thinking skills. About the Gutsy Girls Go for Science set and Nomad Press Astronauts is part of a set of four Gutsy Girls Go for Science books that explore career connections for young scientists. The other titles in this series include Paleontologists, Engineers, and Programmers. Nomad Press books in the Gutsy Girls Go for Science series integrate content with participation, encouraging readers to engage in student-directed learning. Combining content with inquiry-based projects stimulates learning and makes it active and alive. Nomad's unique approach simultaneously grounds kids in factual knowledge while allowing them the space to be curious, creative, and critical thinkers. All books are leveled for Guided Reading level and Lexile and align with Common Core State Standards and National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies. All titles are available in paperback, hardcover, and ebook formats.

Discover Jupiter (Paperback): Margaret Goldstein Discover Jupiter (Paperback)
Margaret Goldstein
R207 Discovery Miles 2 070 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Space Science: STEM in Space: Science for Rocketing into Space (Paperback, Illustrated Edition): Mark Thompson Space Science: STEM in Space: Science for Rocketing into Space (Paperback, Illustrated Edition)
Mark Thompson
R240 R198 Discovery Miles 1 980 Save R42 (18%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Imagine building a rocket and blasting off into space! But to really do that you'll need to apply a fair bit of science. This book has twelve scientific investigations to help you understand why gravity matters, and how to power a rocket and land safely back on Earth. Discover why rockets are rocket-shaped and what happens when you create a chemical reaction - and lots, lots more! This book is part of the Space Science series, which covers key areas of the science curriculum, such as forces, materials and matter, light, rocks, chemical reactions, recycling and waste, magnets, solar power, gravity, distance, maps and constellations. Space Science is the ultimate series for the astronomers and astronauts of the future. It delves into loads of intriguing 'how', 'what', and 'why' facts about the night sky. The step-by-step instructions are easy to follow and use readily-available materials that won't break the bank! Authored by Mark Thompson - a brilliant astronomer and television and radio presenter - who brings a fresh approach to the exploration and understanding of the Solar System ... and beyond! For readers aged 9+ Titles in this series: Science for Exploring Space Science for Looking Into Space Science for Rocketing Into Space Science for Surviving in Space

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