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It's the 10th anniversary of the world's best-selling infopedia for kids! This year, it includes all new content, interviews with explorers in each chapter, a special look at what was going on in the world when the first National Geographic Kids Infopedia came out 10 years ago, plus the results for the 2019 Infopedia Challenge, and a new challenge for kids who want to get involved. Kids can have fun keeping up with our quickly changing world with the world's best-selling almanac for kids, packed with incredible photos, tons of fun facts, crafts, activities, and fascinating features about animals, science, nature, technology, and more. There's a whole chapter full of fun and games, including activities, jokes, and comics. Practical reference material, including fast facts and maps of every country, has been fully updated.
Search for over 140 sights in nature with this i-SPY guide. This fun activity book encourages kids to explore outdoors, from down by the sea to town and country animals, 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 * Learn facts about nature along the way * Points to score from common spots like cumulus cloud (5 points) to top spots such as Daubenton's Bat (30 points). Children love these fun and fascinating i-SPY activity books - discover over 30 other i-SPY guides in the series!
Sea Change takes you on an evocative journey into the secret life of an almost unknown ecosystem; the beautiful kelp forest of Southern Africa. Craig and Ross spent eight years exploring this sea forest together, diving almost every day. This is the story of what they found in the wild, and how it has transformed their lives.
CRAIG FOSTER is an award-winning filmmaker and avid naturalist. He has received over sixty international awards, including the Golden Panda, the “Oscar” of natural history filmmaking. He grew up foraging and diving on the Cape Peninsula and for the past eight years has pledged to dive in the kelp forest 365 times a year. Craig has worked closely with some of the world’s top kelp forest biologists, archaeologists, anthropologists and San rock art experts. He also spent many years studying with master San bushmen trackers in the Kalahari and it is from these experiences that he formed his underwater tracking method. This is his fourth book.
ROSS FRYLINCK has been exploring the South African coastline as a surfer and free-diver for most of his life. He started the Wavescape Ocean Festival, and has been pioneering ocean conservation and culture in South Africa for the past 15 years. He was once a commissioning editor for Cambridge University Press, and has been telling stories about the sea since his first school essay..
See how nature changes with the seasons, find out which creatures live in the garden and learn how flowers grow in this beautifully illustrated introduction to nature, with over 80 flaps to lift. There are counting and matching activities, and lots of things to look at and talk about on every page.
In this exciting new children’s book, Thembinkosi Kohli’s illustrations encourage young readers to connect with the world they live in. His bright and cheerful images, which are accompanied by short bursts of text, explain in an easy to understand visual language not only the importance of water for the world but its uses in our everyday lives. This story is a great read for the whole family, especially children aged 4 – 8 years old.
In this exciting new children’s book, Thembinkosi Kohli’s illustrations encourage young readers to connect with the world they live in. His bright and cheerful images, which are accompanied by short bursts of text, explain in an easy to understand visual language not only our connection to the earth as human beings but its importance in our everyday lives. This story is a great read for the whole family, especially children aged between 4 – 8 years old.
What's the buzz on bugs? Let the LEGO (R) minifigures take you on an adventure to learn all about the world's tiniest critters. The expertly written and levelled narrative non-fiction contains the most important and the most fun facts about every kind of insect and bug. LEGO (R) Minifigures hooks kids and reinforces information through original illustration of vignettes, mini comic strips, and story-telling filled with trademark humour. These LEGO (R) non-fiction readers are an exceptional offer: the world's most powerful toy brand with the most trusted name in children's publishing.
Ontmoet 36 van Suider-Afrika se mees algemene en interessante slange in hierdie lewendige en boeiende kindergids. Ontdek die besondere kenmerkende gewoontes van slange – waar hulle woon, hoe hulle jag, watter gevare hulle bedreig, en hoe hulle hulself beskerm. Meer as 250 bekoorlike foto’s ondersteun die teks. ’n Volledige inleiding tot heelwat kenmerke van die gedrag van slange ontsluit die betowerende węreld van hierdie wydverspreide reptiele.
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. Storms are SCARY! But it's cool to understand what's going on when Mother Nature gets angry. Why does the wind howl? Why does it rain for days? How do rivers overflow? Thunder and lightening, monsoons, hurricanes, tornadoes... the facts and photos in this level 2 book will blow kids away! Level 2: Becoming fluent These books are a good match for kids who are developing reading stamina and enjoy a longer book. They are ideal for readers of Green, Orange and Turquoise books.
Grab a pen and tackle nature-themed puzzles, mazes, spot the difference, colouring in and lots more in this write-in activity book. Learn about animals and plants too, from bugs in the garden to turtles and dolphins in a coral reef. With answers at the back of the book and links to websites with video clips, fun facts and even more activities.
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. The cool story of volcanoes will intrigue kids and adults alike. Anne Shreiber's level 3 narrative gives readers a little of the science, a little of the history, and a lot of the action. National geographic photography fires the imagination on dramatic spreads alive with vivid images of lava, ash, molten rock, weird rocks, and steaming seawater. Level 3: Becoming independent Best suited to kids who are ready for complex sentences and more challenging vocabulary, but still draw on occasional support from adults. They are ideal for readers of Purple and Gold books.
Weather happens all around us, but have you ever wondered how it works? How does the wind blow? Why isn't rain salty? How do we feel heat? Discover the answers to these questions and more by delving into five amazing weather systems. Brimming with fascinating facts, this book is the perfect introduction to rain, thunder and lightning, sunshine, wind and snow.
Kangaroos, tree kangaroos, koalas, Tasmanian devils, wombats, opossums, and sugar gliders are all amazing animals! What else do these animals all have in common? They are marsupials! Learn about marsupials in this Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science book. People keep their babies in cribs, but animals keep their babies in all sorts of different places! Did you know that some animals keep their babies in pouches? Animals that keep their babies in soft, furry pouches are called marsupials. There are many sorts of marsupials, and they all have super amazing qualities! Did you know that koalas eat so many eucalyptus leaves, they smell like them? This book comes with a colorful infographic and an activity called Joey Day all about what it would be like to carry a marsupial joey (which means baby!) around all day long. Super Marsupials: Kangaroos, Koalas, Wombats, and More is a Level One Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science title, which means the book explores more challenging concepts for children in the primary grades and supports the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards. Let's-Read-and-Find-Out is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.
New to Scholastic for 2016 - Enter the World of LEGO (R) and see the REAL world on a LEGO (R) adventure. LEGO Deep Dive is a nonfiction reader sure to engage even the most reluctant readers! Complete with super facts, incredible images and even a sticker sheet that can be used to make a fun sticker scene! Other books in the LEGO nonfiction programme include: LEGO: Knights and Castles LEGO: Planets LEGO: Dino Safari
Ware heldeverhale – perfek vir beginnerlesers.
Ontmoet ’n paar van die dapperste Suid-Afrikaanse helde! Leer ken ’n dapper mynwerker wat kaalvuis teen tonne rots baklei het om sy kollegas te red; lees die storie van Klara Majola wat een nag in die Koue Bokkeveld na haar blinde pa gaan soek het; en ontdek die ongelooflike verhaal van Hector Pieterson wat die węreld se oë oopgemaak het vir die gruwels van apartheid. Hierdie boek bevat ses verstommende ware heldeverhale:
1. Sultan, die koning van sy baas se hart
Sultan is ’n dapper hond wat sy baas gered het toe hy op ’n dag deur ’n elektriese kabel geskok is.
2. Die bushelde van Westdene
In 1985 beland ’n skoolbus in ’n rivier – en terwyl die bus in die water wegsink, word ’n paar skoolkinders helde.
3. Hector Pieterson maak die węreld se oë oop
’n Onskuldige skoolseun se dood het węreldnuus geword – en gehelp om ’n einde aan die gruwels van apartheid te maak.
4. Duisend kilometer deur die wildernis
Ontmoet die dapper John Ross wat selfs koning Sjaka se respek gewen het nadat hy meer as 1 000 kilometer deur die wildernis gereis het om hulp vir sy mense te ontbied.
5. Kaalvuis teen tonne rots
Ná ’n rotsstorting in die City Deep-myn het Richard Simelane besluit om nie moed op te gee nie – hy het die rots met sy kaal hande begin weggrawe.
6. Klara Majola, kind van die kapok
Een stormnag het ’n dogtertjie genaamd Klara Majola die ysige koue van die Koue Bokkeveld getrotseer om haar blinde pa te gaan soek.
Die stories word op ’n toeganklike manier met eenvoudige taalgebruik vertel sodat beginnerlesers dit maklik self kan baasraak!
A fun pop-up celebration of royal animals through the ages, packed full of facts, flaps and surprising stories - the perfect gift for animal lovers and history fans of all ages! Dogs, cats, monkeys and rats - there's something for everyone in this fascinating pop-up history of royal animals. From the Royal Menagerie of the 1200s to Queen Elizabeth II's corgis, this beautifully illustrated interactive book is packed with fun facts and sensational stories. Did you know that George III died after an unfortunate meeting with a mischievous mole? And that Queen Victoria used to dress her dog, Dash up in a scarlet jacket and blue trousers? Published in conjunction with Historic Royal Palaces, this is a book to treasure for royal enthusiasts, animal fans and history lovers everywhere.
Vanaf die vroegste tye verken mense al die aardbol op soek na nuwe plekke om te bewoon, verleidelike skatte, asemrowende vergesigte of die roemryke voorreg om die eerste mens op ’n hoe bergpiek te wees. Hierdie boek vertel die verhale van onverskrokke ontdekkingsreisigers wat dit tot by die ysige pole gewaag het, bloedig warm woestyne oorgesteek het, riviere vol krokodille trotseer of vir die eerste keer reg rondom die aarde geseil het.
Kom ontdek die aarde se uiteenlopende landskappe en interessante bewoners in hierdie leersame boek. Ook al is die teks met jong lesers in gedagte saamgestel, is hierdie die perfekte bron van inligting vir enigiemand wat belangstel om ons planeet se unieke biodiversiteit te verstaan en te bewaar. Die kombinasie van leersame, toeganklike inhoud (nagevors deur kenners verbonde aan die Montreal Biodome) en treffende visuele materiaal gee lesers 'n naby blik op ons verstommende planeet – en gee ook noodsaaklike insig in die invloed wat menslike aktiwiteite op die aarde het.
Kevin has a craving. He wants custard, and he wants it NOW! Follow the hilarious antics of a cat trying to get its human companion to give him what he wants. Kevin the cat goes to extreme lengths to get his own way, including using his own body to spell the word CUSTARD! Will he succeed? A brilliantly funny picture book treat.
From giant tortoises to chameleons, learn everything you ever wanted to know about reptiles with this handy pocket-sized guide. Written by a natural history expert, this fascinating guide provides a comprehensive introduction to all the families of reptiles. Features well-loved creatures such as sea turtles, giant tortoises, iguanas, chameleons and much more it's the perfect introduction to reptiles for young animal lovers. Get reading and then take your book out into the wild and see what you can spot!
There are many kinds of storms, and they can be scary, but this overview helps readers understand how and why they happen and shows the importance of weather in different parts of the world and out-of-this world on other planets! Looks at all the big storms created by Mother Nature run amuk-from lightning and thunder to monsoons, hurricanes, and tornadoes. Features superlatives, jokes, and best of all, the incredible photographs available only from National Geographic.
Hoe oud is die aarde? Waar kom die son vandaan? As jy graag wetenskaplike antwoorde wil he op vrae soos die, hoef jy nie verder as hierdie boek te soek nie. Op ’n gemaklike verteltrant en met hope foto’s en illustrasies neem Die storie van Planeet Aarde die leser op reis deur die geskiedenis: vandat ons blou planeet maar net ’n stoffie was, tot by die komplekse, steeds veranderende planeet wat dit vandag is.
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. Come along as little puppy goes out exploring in the world. Along the way he meets new friends, big and small, and sees amazing sites, but can't wait to get back home to Mum. Told in simple yet lively text, Jump, Pup! will enchant kids. Level 1: Early reader These books contain simple sentences and are just right for kids who can decode with ease and are beginning to read fluently. They are ideal for readers of Yellow and Blue banded books.
Where in the world would you most like to go? You could join a stampede of wildebeest in the Serengeti, dive to the deepest parts of the ocean, climb soaring mountain peaks in the Himalayas or take a gondola ride along the canals of Venice. This spectacular picture book has it all - taking readers on a fascinating tour of our amazing planet.
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