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Peppa Pig: Peppa in Space (Paperback): Peppa Pig Peppa Pig: Peppa in Space (Paperback)
Peppa Pig 1
R170 R136 Discovery Miles 1 360 Save R34 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 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
R356 R275 Discovery Miles 2 750 Save R81 (23%) Ships in 10 - 15 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.

What are Stars? (Board book): Katie Daynes What are Stars? (Board book)
Katie Daynes; Illustrated by Marta Alvarez Miguens 1
R205 R164 Discovery Miles 1 640 Save R41 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

They twinkle in the night sky, but what exactly are stars? Which one's the nearest? Can humans visit a star? Curious little children can lift over 30 flaps to find the answers to these questions and many more in this delightful introduction to stars and the night sky, with simple explanations and gorgeous illustrations on every page.

The Solar System (Hardcover): Bone The Solar System (Hardcover)
Bone
R155 R124 Discovery Miles 1 240 Save R31 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

What is the surface of Mars like? Why does Venus glow in the dark? How do scientists explore faraway planets? Beginner readers can find answers to these questions and more in this colourful information book. Illustrated with stunning photographs and illustrations accompanied by short, informative text developed with reading experts. Includes carefully selected internet-links to exciting websites about the Solar System.

On the Moon (Hardcover): Milbourne On the Moon (Hardcover)
Milbourne
R155 R124 Discovery Miles 1 240 Save R31 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

This is a new title in the fantastic "First Reading" series, part of 'The Usborne Young Reading Programme'. It is aimed at children who are beginning to read. Let your imagination fly - soar into space and take a trip to the moon. It features photographs with real images of the moon and fun puzzles after the story to consolidate learning. Developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, who is a Principal Lecturer in Education and an early reading specialist from Roehampton University. Every title in this series features clear and compelling text accompanied by highly appealing illustrations. It is designed to motivate children as they learn to read.

Air Power (Hardcover): Pat Murphy Air Power (Hardcover)
Pat Murphy
R341 R266 Discovery Miles 2 660 Save R75 (22%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Build four brilliant balloon-powered racers in Air Power. Children can have rocket-propelled fun with these easy-to-assemble creations, including a hovercraft and an original Klutz balloon-powered rocket! The book comes with every part needed to make the racers work; including five balloons, straws, wheels, axles, two mouths pieces and stickers! Everything is explained with clear building instructions and understandable scientific explanations. Perfect for budding engineers!

GCSE (9-1) Astronomy: A Guide for Pupils and Teachers (Paperback): Nigel Marshall GCSE (9-1) Astronomy: A Guide for Pupils and Teachers (Paperback)
Nigel Marshall
R507 Discovery Miles 5 070 Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Space Wordsearches (Paperback): Phillip Clarke Space Wordsearches (Paperback)
Phillip Clarke; Illustrated by The Boy Fitz Hammond 1
R160 R128 Discovery Miles 1 280 Save R32 (20%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

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

Curiosity - The Story of a Mars Rover (Paperback): Markus Motum Curiosity - The Story of a Mars Rover (Paperback)
Markus Motum; Illustrated by Markus Motum 1
R269 R222 Discovery Miles 2 220 Save R47 (17%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

A stylishly illustrated non-fiction book about the search for life on Mars, told from the unique perspective of NASA's Mars rover, Curiosity.

Discover the incredible story of the search for life on Mars, told from the unique perspective of Curiosity, the Mars Rover sent to explore the red planet. Markus Motum's stylish illustrations and diagrams reveal how a robot travelled 350,000,000 miles to explore a planet where no human has ever been. Shortlisted for the Klaus Flugge Prize 2018.

The Wishing Star - Playdate Adventures (Paperback): Emma Beswetherick The Wishing Star - Playdate Adventures (Paperback)
Emma Beswetherick 1
R156 R129 Discovery Miles 1 290 Save R27 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

It's the start of a new term and Katy can't wait to have her two best friends over for a playdate. Katy, Cassie and Zia find themselves transported into outer space when their rocket made out of recycled waste magically becomes life-sized. With the help of Katy's cat Thunder, the girls navigate their way to the Wishing Star. But as they prepare to make their own wishes, the girls discover they have a greater mission: TO SAVE PLANET EARTH. ALLERGY INFORMATION: WARNING: No unicorns or princesses contained in this book! Free from fairies, pixies and charming princes *All magic is the girls' own.

Space Sticker Book (Paperback): Watt Space Sticker Book (Paperback)
Watt; Illustrated by Nicholls 1
R193 R154 Discovery Miles 1 540 Save R39 (20%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

A light-hearted look at space travel, with scenes showing the vastness of space, the inside of a space station, and the surface of the moon, plus hundreds of stickers with which to fill the pages - with planets, stars, asteroids, astronauts, rovers and lots more.

Solar System: By the Numbers (Hardcover): Steve Jenkins Solar System: By the Numbers (Hardcover)
Steve Jenkins
R327 R272 Discovery Miles 2 720 Save R55 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

By the Numbers infographic readers, accessible nonfiction packed with full-color cut-paper illustrations from Caldecott honor-winning Steve Jenkins. Solar Systems focuses on ever-astonishing outer space. Through infographics and illustrations readers will learn about the unfathomably huge and fascinating topic of solar systems. Explore the galaxy that surrounds our planet through astounding numbers, facts, and figures. With Steve Jenkins's signature art style, his By the Numbers reader series explores the most fascinating fields of nature and natural science. These readers are fact-packed and run the gamut from dinosaurs to dwarf planets, detailing the astonishing phenomena that make our universe such an incredible place to live and learn. Each title uses engaging graphics and visual literacy to convey scientific facts and concepts, making them accessible for all kinds of new readers.

Rusty The Squeaky Robot (Paperback): Neil Clark Rusty The Squeaky Robot (Paperback)
Neil Clark; Neil Clark 1
R185 R146 Discovery Miles 1 460 Save R39 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Rusty is a friendly robot, but not a very happy one; he's feeling down about the way that he sounds. The other robots on Planet Robotone - Belle, Twango, Hoot and Boom-Bot - show Rusty that being a little bit different is the best way to be, and together make a raucous song and dance that celebrates their differences. This charming story about friendship, self-discovery and the strength of pooling everyone's talents together has a strong, empowering message of acceptance and embracing individuality. With wonderful, contemporary illustrations that will appeal to young children and parents alike, the story will provoke thought - and conversation - about being different, and how we should all embrace our characteristics and be comfortable and confident in ourselves.

Anatomicum Junior (Hardcover): Katy Wiedemann Anatomicum Junior (Hardcover)
Katy Wiedemann; Jennifer Z Paxton 1
R385 R308 Discovery Miles 3 080 Save R77 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Welcome to Anatomicum. This museum is open all hours. It will take you on an incredible journey right around the human body, from the intricate workings of the brain to the tiny muscles used to show emotion. Have you ever wondered how each life starts with just one cell, or how many blood cells there are in your body? Then this is the book for you. Anatomicum Junior is a reduced age range follow-on from the original Anatomicum. The text is carefully simplified to make it appealing to younger readers, while retaining the dynamic style and fascinating information of the original.

WHERE ONCE WE STOOD - STORIES OF THE APOLLO ASTRONAUTS WHO WALKED ON THE MOON (Paperback): Christopher Riley WHERE ONCE WE STOOD - STORIES OF THE APOLLO ASTRONAUTS WHO WALKED ON THE MOON (Paperback)
Christopher Riley; Illustrated by Martin Impey 1
R557 R508 Discovery Miles 5 080 Save R49 (9%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
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
R371 R292 Discovery Miles 2 920 Save R79 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This beautifully illustrated children's 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. "When I first looked back at the Earth, standing on the surface of the Moon, I cried." 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 book for any child who has ever looked up at the moon and wondered what it might be like to go there.

Solar System (Paperback, Revised Edition): Collins Kids Solar System (Paperback, Revised Edition)
Collins Kids
R187 R148 Discovery Miles 1 480 Save R39 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Fascinating Facts: Solar System is an exciting introduction to the planets of our Solar System, with fascinating facts about Earth, the Milky Way and space. Discover how many moons orbit the dwarf planet Pluto, and learn all about the biggest star in our Solar System, the Sun. This colourful and engaging Solar System book offers hours of fun learning and is also a great support for schoolwork, projects and home learning. * A perfect balance between important historical information and fun, entertaining facts * A great introduction to learning about our great scientific milestones with dates, figures and diagrams * Ideal reference book for children aged 5+ Part of the 'Fascinating Facts' series of reference books for young readers, with eleven other titles to collect.

The Race to Space - From Sputnik to the Moon Landing and Beyond... (Hardcover): Clive Gifford The Race to Space - From Sputnik to the Moon Landing and Beyond... (Hardcover)
Clive Gifford; Illustrated by Paul Daviz
R360 R280 Discovery Miles 2 800 Save R80 (22%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

You know that man has walked on the Moon, but do you know the story of how he got there? With the 50th anniversary of the Moon Landing on 20th July 2019, this book celebrates the Space Race rivalry between the US and the Soviet Union. Readers will learn about the neck-and-neck race between the two superpowers, through an illustrated story of the rivalry that gripped the world. From Russia's first satellite, Sputnik, to Neil Armstrong planting a US a flag on the moon, discover the events that unfolded through amazing nostalgic illustrations and engaging text. Explore, too, how these two space agencies now work together, and how the monumental achievements of the space race have created world-changing technology that we all use and benefit from today.

What Do Machines Do All Day (Hardcover): J.O. Nelson What Do Machines Do All Day (Hardcover)
J.O. Nelson; Illustrated by Aleksandar Savic 1
R412 R318 Discovery Miles 3 180 Save R94 (23%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

What do machines do all day? Find out in this beautifully illustrated book that features more than 100 machines and things that go. Little ones can explore 14 large, colourful scenes set in diverse places, turning the page after each to learn about eight special machines that work there. Spot and learn about the machines in action in these busy locations: farm, building site, home, office, vet's, car factory, film set, train station, road, the seaside, kitchen, town, mine and theme park. The combine harvester at the farm, the welding robot at the car factory, the turnstile at the train station, the cotton candy machine at the theme park... you'll be amazed by the range of machines at work.

Eyelike Stickers: Space (Paperback): Workman Publishing Eyelike Stickers: Space (Paperback)
Workman Publishing
R135 R114 Discovery Miles 1 140 Save R21 (16%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Introducing a vibrant addition to the bestselling series: EyeLike Stickers: Space. Packed with 400 durable and reusable full-color stickers, each of these books will appeal to kids and crafters alike. The stickers are designed to be stuck on and peeled off over and over again without tearing or losing adhesive. Their high-quality images boast amazingly lifelike detail and dazzling color. Stick em on cubbies, cards, notebooks, lockers, and scrapbooks; create entire sticker panoramas on the books inside front covers, which double as glossy illustrated backgrounds. For outer space fanatics and science lovers, Space offers a universe of rockets, planets, supernovas, black holes, and other extraterrestrial wonders."

Infomojis: Space (Hardcover, Illustrated edition): Jon Richards, Ed Simkins Infomojis: Space (Hardcover, Illustrated edition)
Jon Richards, Ed Simkins
R342 R310 Discovery Miles 3 100 Save R32 (9%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Who holds the record for driving the fastest on the Moon? And how far away is the Moon from Earth? What are the gas giants - and what about nebulae? Whether it shoots, glows, radiates or collides, Infomojis: Space is all about exploring the universe in a fun and engaging way. Core scientific areas of investigation are covered, such as the nuclear reaction that makes our Sun shine or how the Moon's gravity affects tides on Earth. The book features custom-made 'infomojis' (information emojis) that present the information with real personality! So inject fun into facts, and take your young astronomer to the next evolution in infographics. Infomojis is a series of ten books that are perfect for curious readers aged 8+.

Astronaut: Life as a Scientist and Engineer in Space 2016 (Paperback): Ruth Owen Astronaut: Life as a Scientist and Engineer in Space 2016 (Paperback)
Ruth Owen
R210 R174 Discovery Miles 1 740 Save R36 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Astronomy (Hardcover): Bone Astronomy (Hardcover)
Bone
R160 R128 Discovery Miles 1 280 Save R32 (20%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

How do astronomers study planets, stars and galaxies? What are rovers and where have they landed? How do different telescopes work? What is a nebula? Beginner readers can find out the answers in this book, along with lots more fascinating facts. Amazing photographs and illustrations are combined with simple, easy-to-read text and a glossary explaining all the specialist terms used. Find out more about astronomy and stargazing online via Usborne Quicklinks, where you can find out what to see and when, as well as see the latest images captured by telescopes and rovers.

Space from A to Z (Hardcover): Annalisa Beghelli Space from A to Z (Hardcover)
Annalisa Beghelli
R381 R331 Discovery Miles 3 310 Save R50 (13%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The traditional formula of the alphabet book is reinterpreted in two volumes packed with information and curiosities! Each letter of the alphabet corresponds to an important topic that explores and explains space travel, or presents a person whose inventions have changed the world. Thanks to these volumes, the young readers will be able to say, without fear of contradiction, that they know space and the history of inventions... from A to Z

Space Atlas - A journey from earth to the stars and beyond (Hardcover): Tom Jackson Space Atlas - A journey from earth to the stars and beyond (Hardcover)
Tom Jackson 1
R364 R284 Discovery Miles 2 840 Save R80 (22%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
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