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

A Guide to Space (Paperback, Illustrated edition): Kevin Pettman A Guide to Space (Paperback, Illustrated edition)
Kevin Pettman
R298 R252 Discovery Miles 2 520 Save R46 (15%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Welcome to the infographic guide to the most exciting place outside Earth: SPACE! Discover the mind-boggling facts, figures and amazing explorations in eye-popping infographics. Think you know everything there is to know about space? Think again! This fact-packed bumper book is filled with everything you ever wanted to know about space ... and more! Take a spin around the planets, dive into the core of the Sun, visit the International Space Station, zoom around the solar system with a comet, travel to distant galaxies, marvel at the many moons and meet Armstrong, Galileo, Copernicus, Einstein, Gagarin and a load of other famous space-faces Using vivid colours, graphic visuals and bold designs, this guide brings space to life on the page with a modern and engaging approach to information. Readers will get hours of enjoyment dipping into the vast number of facts and stats in this awesome book. For children aged 9+, this book is ideal for children studying space and science topics at key stage 2 and would make a brilliant gift for space-crazy kids!

The Mighty Mars Rovers - The Incredible Adventures of Spirit and Opportunity (Hardcover): Elizabeth Rusch The Mighty Mars Rovers - The Incredible Adventures of Spirit and Opportunity (Hardcover)
Elizabeth Rusch
R440 Discovery Miles 4 400 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

On June 10, 2003, a little rover named Spirit blasted off on a rocket headed for Mars. On July 7, 2003, a twin rover named Opportunity soared through the solar system with the same mission: to find out if Mars ever had water that could have supported life. A thrilling addition to the acclaimed "Scientists in the Field" series, "The Mighty Mars Rovers" tells the greatest space robot adventure of all time through the eyes-and heart-of Steven Squyres, professor of astronomy at Cornell University and lead scientist on the mission. This suspenseful page-turner captures the hair-raising human emotions felt during the adventures with two tough rovers.

A Moon of My Own (Paperback): Jennifer  Rustgi A Moon of My Own (Paperback)
Jennifer Rustgi; Illustrated by Ashley White
R234 R181 Discovery Miles 1 810 Save R53 (23%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Doctor Who: Thirteen Doctors 13 Stories (Paperback): Naomi Alderman, Malorie Blackman, Holly Black, Neil Gaiman, Derek Landy,... Doctor Who: Thirteen Doctors 13 Stories (Paperback)
Naomi Alderman, Malorie Blackman, Holly Black, Neil Gaiman, Derek Landy, … 1
R372 R318 Discovery Miles 3 180 Save R54 (15%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

A new version of this much-loved anthology, with a brand-new story featuring the brand-new Thirteenth Doctor from literary sensation Naomi Alderman!

Twelve wonderful tales of adventure, science, magic, monsters and time travel - featuring all twelve Doctors - are waiting for you in this very special Doctor Who book.

And now they're joined by a very exciting, and very exclusive, new tale - written by Naomi Alderman, author of The Power - that will star the Thirteenth Doctor, as she battles to save the universe with her three close and trusted friends.

Other authors featured are: Eoin Colfer, Michael Scott, Marcus Sedgwick, Philip Reeve, Patrick Ness, Richelle Mead, Malorie Blackman, Alex Scarrow, Charlie Higson, Derek Landy, Neil Gaiman, and Holly Black.

Astronomy (Paperback): Dk Astronomy (Paperback)
Dk 1
R197 R177 Discovery Miles 1 770 Save R20 (10%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Discover the fascinating world of astronomy, from moons and stars to planets and galaxies. Featuring more than 200 colourful pictures and illustrations, Eyewitness Astronomy provides children with a perfect introduction to the world of astronomy. From describing how we viewed the stars and planets in the ancient times to the latest astronomical discoveries, this reference book presents all the key concepts of astronomy in simple language. Children will discover the host of planets and stars that occupy our Universe and can unearth fascinating insights into the Moon's connection to Earth's oceans. They can also read about how humans ventured into space and developed technology to see even beyond our own galaxy. The book also comes with a fold-out wallchart that is full of facts, perfect for bedrooms or classrooms. For any budding astronomer, scientist, astronaut, or simply a curious, young mind, Eyewitness Astronomy provides everything they need to know about the infinite amount of space that surrounds our planet.

Stars (Paperback): Kristine Carlson Asselin Stars (Paperback)
Kristine Carlson Asselin
R170 R160 Discovery Miles 1 600 Save R10 (6%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

From Earth, they look like twinkling lights. In space, they re burning hot balls of gas. Get up-close to the stars that burn brightly in our solar system and beyond."

ABC - The Alphabet from the Sky (Board book): Benedikt Gross, Joey Lee ABC - The Alphabet from the Sky (Board book)
Benedikt Gross, Joey Lee
R241 R206 Discovery Miles 2 060 Save R35 (15%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Discover the alphabet from a bird's-eye view! Geographer and designer duo Benedikt Gross and Joey Lee have taken the alphabet to new heights--literally! Using satellite imagery and computer technology, the pair has discovered "accidental letters" all over the world: in roads, rivers, buildings, lakes, and more. Take a journey around the Earth in 26 letters with this special book. "A delightful anytime book with hours of entertainment"--Booklist

The Sun and other Stars (Hardcover): John Farndon The Sun and other Stars (Hardcover)
John Farndon
R351 R295 Discovery Miles 2 950 Save R56 (16%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

How was the Universe created? Is the Sun a star? Is there life beyond planet Earth? Discover the answers to all your galactic questions in this fascinating new series.

Apollo 13 - How Three Brave Astronauts Survived A Space Disaster (Paperback): Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld Apollo 13 - How Three Brave Astronauts Survived A Space Disaster (Paperback)
Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
R129 R107 Discovery Miles 1 070 Save R22 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Space Adventures Sticker Activity Book (Paperback): Royal Observatory Greenwich Space Adventures Sticker Activity Book (Paperback)
Royal Observatory Greenwich
R185 R154 Discovery Miles 1 540 Save R31 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This charming book is guaranteed to please any young fan of space exploration and science. The activities found in these pages invite readers to solve puzzles, color in pictures--and draw their own--and even qualify for their very first Teddy Space Agency Certificate. Packed with stickers and full of fun, it will be the perfect gift for budding astronauts.

Weather: Sun (Paperback): Brienna Rossiter Weather: Sun (Paperback)
Brienna Rossiter
R145 R136 Discovery Miles 1 360 Save R9 (6%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This title provides a basic overview of sun and how it shines. Easy-to-read text, labeled photos, and a photo glossary make this title perfect for beginning readers.

Bright Star, Night Star - An Astronomy Story (Paperback): Luis F Sanz, Karl Beckstrand Bright Star, Night Star - An Astronomy Story (Paperback)
Luis F Sanz, Karl Beckstrand
R239 Discovery Miles 2 390 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

2014 UPAuthor Award for cover design. A picture book about the night sky--Bright Star, Night Star activities include finding constellations, planets, the moon, sun, and other heavenly bodies. It has rich illustrations for vocabulary comprehension (ages 4 - 9), ONLINE SECRETS, and American Indian characters. Expose your child to the starry skies, Monument Valley, and a little space science. Hard cover, soft cover and ebook: Premio Publishing & Gozo Books, LLC (worldwide rights 2014): Premiobooks.com, Baker & Taylor, Brodart, EBSCO, Follett Library Resources/Title Wave, Ingram, Mackin, Bn.com/Nook, Quality Books, Kindle/Amazon.com, Sony/iTunes/Kobo, and select retailers. 30-page, 8.5"x8.5" perfect-bound or case, 400 words, written by Karl Beckstrand, illustrated by Luis F. Sanz, ISBN: 978-0615856155 (ebook ISBN: 978-1310128097), LCCN: 2013913403, JNF051040, JUV011040, JUV036000, JUV010000, JUV020000, JUV054000

22nd Century - Future of Space (Paperback, Student edition): Stephanie Paris 22nd Century - Future of Space (Paperback, Student edition)
Stephanie Paris
R263 R213 Discovery Miles 2 130 Save R50 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Travel to the 22nd century in this captivating nonfiction title that allows readers to discover the future of space. Elementary readers will be fascinated with the possibilities that may await human life in the future. Readers will discover the technology that may be used to one day allow humans to live on another planet, new worlds, alien life, and artificial intelligence. Featuring vibrant photos, images, informational text, a glossary of terms, and a list of helpful websites for more explorations, children will be excited and enthralled as they move through this title.

Space (Paperback): Pallabi B. Tomar, Hitesh Iplani Space (Paperback)
Pallabi B. Tomar, Hitesh Iplani
R68 R60 Discovery Miles 600 Save R8 (12%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Ages 4 to 6 years. This series gives information in simple language in a concise manner. Colourful illustrations help children to understand the information better. The fact bubbles add value to the books.

National Geographic Kids: Buzz Aldrin (Paperback): National Geographic Kids, Kitson Jazynka National Geographic Kids: Buzz Aldrin (Paperback)
National Geographic Kids, Kitson Jazynka
R139 Discovery Miles 1 390 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Blast off and experience humankind's first steps on the moon in this new biography about Buzz Aldrin, perfect for fluent readers! You'll learn about astronaut Aldrin's life – from his childhood, his work on NASA's Apollo 11 mission, and his dream to get humans to Mars.

This biography tells a true hero's story. In addition to running text about his remarkable life and achievements, readers will find fun facts, quotes from Aldrin, and lots of amazing photographs. It's sure to captivate kids interested in history, famous people, and space exploration.

National Geographic Readers' expert-vetted text, along with brilliant images and a fun approach to reading have proved to be a winning formula with kids, parents and educators. Level 3 text provides accessible, yet wide-ranging, information for kids reading on their own. Each reader includes text written by an experienced, skilled children's books author, a photo glossary, and interactive features in which kids get to reinforce what they've learned in the book.

Timed to release in advance of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 and Buzz Aldrin's historic expedition.

Astronomy Lab for Kids - 52 Family-Friendly Activities (Paperback): Michelle Nichols Astronomy Lab for Kids - 52 Family-Friendly Activities (Paperback)
Michelle Nichols
R476 Discovery Miles 4 760 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Explore the wonders of the universe through hands-on fun! In Astronomy Lab for Kids, science educator Michelle Nichols has compiled 52 labs and activities that use everyday materials from around the house to encourage kids, their friends, and their families to look up, down, and around at everything from the shadows on the ground to the stars in the sky. Mini astronomers will learn about things such as the size and scale of planets using sandwich cookies and tennis balls, how to measure the speed of light with a flat candy bar and a microwave, how to make a simple telescope with magnifying glasses, and so much more! Kids begin their journey through the stars by creating a science journal to track their experiments and record their observations. Foundational skills, like how to make observations, measure angles, and determine directions, are laid out first. The lessons expand with explorations of size and scale; light, motion, and gravity; and then on to investigations of our Solar System and finding constellations in the night sky. Each lab includes: Time it will take to complete Materials list Safety tips and setup hints Step-by-step text and photos The science behind the fun Variations or ideas for taking the project further Children of all ages and experience levels will love the hands-on activities and adults will love spending quality time learning with their kids or students. The popular Lab for Kids series features a growing list of books that share hands-on activities and projects on a wide host of topics, including art, astronomy, clay, geology, math, and even how to create your own circus-all authored by established experts in their fields. Each lab contains a complete materials list, clear step-by-step photographs of the process, as well as finished samples. The labs can be used as singular projects or as part of a yearlong curriculum of experiential learning. The activities are open-ended, designed to be explored over and over, often with different results. Geared toward being taught or guided by adults, they are enriching for a range of ages and skill levels. Gain firsthand knowledge on your favorite topic with Lab for Kids.

Pluto - From Planet to a Dwarf Planet - Space Science Books Grade 4 - Children's Astronomy & Space Books (Paperback): Baby... Pluto - From Planet to a Dwarf Planet - Space Science Books Grade 4 - Children's Astronomy & Space Books (Paperback)
Baby Professor
R305 R249 Discovery Miles 2 490 Save R56 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
A Kite for Moon (Hardcover): Jane Yolen, Heidi E. Y. Stemple A Kite for Moon (Hardcover)
Jane Yolen, Heidi E. Y. Stemple; Illustrated by Matt Phelan
R417 R353 Discovery Miles 3 530 Save R64 (15%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Dedicated to astronaut Neil Armstrong, A Kite for Moon is the perfect children's book to help celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first United States moon landing. Written by New York Times bestselling author of How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? Jane Yolen and her daughter, Heidi Stemple, this book is a heartfelt story about a young boy's fascination and unlikely friendship with the moon. What would it be like if the moon was your friend? Find out as you walk alongside a little boy who journeys through life to achieve his dream of becoming an astronaut. And then blast off with your little one as you zoom to the moon together! The story begins when a little boy, who is flying his kite, notices a sad Moon. He sends up kites to her, writing notes promising he will come see her someday. This promise propels him through years of studying, learning, and training to become an astronaut. Until ... he finally goes up, up, up in a big rocket ship with a fiery tail. A Kite for Moon: Features over 20 gorgeous illustrations by award-winning artist Matt Phelan Contains a beautiful presentation page, making this book ideal for gift giving Is the perfect storybook for children ages 4 to 8 Celebrates every child's fascination with space Features a gorgeous cover that sparkles and shines with gloss and foil

Space Coloring Book for Kids - Astronauts, Planets, Space Ships, and Outer Space for Kids Ages 6-8, 9-12 (Paperback): Young... Space Coloring Book for Kids - Astronauts, Planets, Space Ships, and Outer Space for Kids Ages 6-8, 9-12 (Paperback)
Young Dreamers Press; Illustrated by Anastasiia Saikova
R253 Discovery Miles 2 530 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Stars (Hardcover): Grace Hansen Stars (Hardcover)
Grace Hansen
R630 R574 Discovery Miles 5 740 Save R56 (9%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
What Makes Up the Universe? Stars, Planets, Solar Systems and Galaxies - Astronomy Guide Book Grade 3 - Children's... What Makes Up the Universe? Stars, Planets, Solar Systems and Galaxies - Astronomy Guide Book Grade 3 - Children's Astronomy & Space Books (Hardcover)
Baby Professor
R538 R440 Discovery Miles 4 400 Save R98 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Black Holes (Hardcover): Sara Latta Black Holes (Hardcover)
Sara Latta
R870 Discovery Miles 8 700 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Spaceships (Paperback, Library binding): Amanda Davis Spaceships (Paperback, Library binding)
Amanda Davis
R598 Discovery Miles 5 980 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Briefly discusses various spacecraft, including rockets, satellites, and space shuttles, and the jobs they perform.

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
R548 R422 Discovery Miles 4 220 Save R126 (23%) Ships in 10 - 15 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.

Space Coloring Book 3! Kids Coloring Pages Including Rockets, Space Ships, Planets, and More! (Paperback): Bold Illustrations Space Coloring Book 3! Kids Coloring Pages Including Rockets, Space Ships, Planets, and More! (Paperback)
Bold Illustrations
R282 Discovery Miles 2 820 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
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