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Tech-Savvy Parenting - A Guide To Raising Safe Children In A Digital World (Paperback): Nikki Bush, Arthur Goldstuck Tech-Savvy Parenting - A Guide To Raising Safe Children In A Digital World (Paperback)
Nikki Bush, Arthur Goldstuck
R280 R222 Discovery Miles 2 220 Save R58 (21%) In stock

Nikki Bush, a parenting expert, and Arthur Goldstuck, a technical commentator, will help parents get a handle on what’s happening in consumer technology. In this sensitive and insightful guide, they carve a path through the maze of terminology, dangers and opportunities to help parents navigate new spaces together with their children, with greater confidence.

In explaining the technology, they never ignore the human context: to place children’s use of technology in the context of the relationship between parents and their children.

The guide will ensure children are both safe and savvy in this fast-changing world, and the process starts with parents. For families to remain connected, both online and offline, and for young people to develop into responsible digital citizens, parents need to bridge the digital divide for their children.

Macca the Alpaca (Paperback): Matt Cosgrove Macca the Alpaca (Paperback)
Matt Cosgrove; Matt Cosgrove 2
R161 R111 Discovery Miles 1 110 Save R50 (31%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Macca the Alpaca is the alpaca-llama mashup of the year! Perfect for fans of Oi, Frog! and You Can't Take anElephant on the Bus. Macca is an alpaca. He loves splashing in puddles, and he gives the very best cuddles. Harmer is a llama. He's tall, strong and woolly, but he's also a BIG BULLY. When a friendly alpaca comes face-to-face with a meanie llama,he soon realises that LLAMA DRAMA lies ahead. But, who knows, perhaps the differences that separate the two will be exactly what brings them together in the end. A heartwarming story of friendship, acceptance and the value of being yourself.

Rooi: Waarom boelies nie snaaks is nie (Afrikaans, Hardcover): Jan De Kinder Rooi: Waarom boelies nie snaaks is nie (Afrikaans, Hardcover)
Jan De Kinder; Illustrated by Jan De Kinder; Translated by Amelia de Vaal
R143 Discovery Miles 1 430 Shipped within 10 - 15 working days
Willem Die Wreedaard (Afrikaans, Hardcover): John Fardell, Shane Kleyn Willem Die Wreedaard (Afrikaans, Hardcover)
John Fardell, Shane Kleyn; Illustrated by John Fardell
R125 R109 Discovery Miles 1 090 Save R16 (13%) Shipped within 10 - 15 working days

Willem die Wreedaard is geweldig wreed. Hy ontvoer briljante uitvinders en dwing hulle om masjiene te bou waarmee hy sy duiwelswerk kan doen. Maar daar kom ’n dag waarop hy besef dat hy so wreed is dat niemand van hom hou nie. Sal Willem ’n nuwe blaadjie kan omslaan?

’n Snaakse storie vir wreedaarde en weldoeners van alle ouderdomme!

How Not to Lose It: Mental Health - Sorted (Paperback): Anna Williamson How Not to Lose It: Mental Health - Sorted (Paperback)
Anna Williamson; Illustrated by Sophie Beer 1
R267 R170 Discovery Miles 1 700 Save R97 (36%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The go-to mental health guide for kids! Exam stress? Friendship issues? Panic attacks? How Not to Lose It will help you be the boss of all of this, and more. It's not just your body that should be fit and healthy - your mind needs to be, too! How Not to Lose It is the go-to guide for achieving a balanced mind and strong emotional well-being.With immediate, heart of the matter advice and a chatty yet honest tone, Anna Williamson addresses all of the key issues affecting children today. 'A fabulous message for young people - believe in yourselves!' Liz Rowe, Childline TOPICS COVERED: anxiety depression stress friendship bullying relationships and sex family life and bereavement phobias peer pressure self-harm self-esteem and confidence.

Nicholas and the wild ones (Paperback): Niki Daly Nicholas and the wild ones (Paperback)
Niki Daly
R130 R103 Discovery Miles 1 030 Save R27 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 10 working days

How do you deal with a bunch of wild ones on your fitrst day at school? Nicholas is faced with a gang of bullies including Big Charlie, Mean Jake, Wedgie Reggie and, worst of all, their girl leader, Cindy Crocker. But through a combination of artistic talent and inventiveness, Nicholas eventually wins the admiration of the wild ones and makes a surprising new friend. A fantastic picture story book about bullying, problem-solving and friendship from multi-award-winning author-illustrator Niki Daly.

Share Your Smile: Raina's Guide to Telling Your Own Story (Hardcover, Library ed.): Raina Telgemeier Share Your Smile: Raina's Guide to Telling Your Own Story (Hardcover, Library ed.)
Raina Telgemeier 1
R218 R158 Discovery Miles 1 580 Save R60 (28%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Get ready to journal and learn to tell your own story with Raina Telgemeier, the #1 New York Times bestselling creator of Smile, Sisters, Drama, and Ghosts! Calling all fans of Raina Telgemeier! Have you ever thought about telling your own story, whether it be true or imagined? Are you interested in writing, drawing, or both? If the answers are yes, this fun, colorful, and interactive journal is for you! With guidance from Raina herself, brainstorm ideas, make lists, paste in personal photos, and use your imagination like never before to create your own stories. For additional inspiration, behind-the-scenes info from Raina's own comics-making adventures is featured inside. BONUS: Raina's next graphic novel, Guts, will be published on September 17, 2019. A special sneak peek is included in this book!

The Echo Park Castaways (Hardcover): M G Hennessey The Echo Park Castaways (Hardcover)
M G Hennessey
R334 R278 Discovery Miles 2 780 Save R56 (17%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

From the author of The Other Boy comes a poignant and heartfelt novel that explores what it means to be a family. Perfect for fans of Counting by 7s. Nevaeh, Vic, and Mara are veterans of the Los Angeles foster care system. For over a year they've been staying with Mrs. K in Echo Park. Vic spends most of his time living in a dream world, Mara barely speaks, and Nevaeh is forced to act as a back-up parent. Though their situation isn't ideal, it's still their best home yet. Then Child Protective Services places Quentin in the house, and everything is turned upside down. Nevaeh really can't handle watching over anyone else, especially a boy on the autism spectrum. Meanwhile, Quentin is having trouble adjusting and attempts to run away. So when Vic realizes Quentin just wants to see his mom again, he plans an "epic quest" to reunite them. It could result in the foster siblings getting sent to different group homes. But isn't family always worth the risk?

The Next Great Paulie Fink (Hardcover): Ali Benjamin The Next Great Paulie Fink (Hardcover)
Ali Benjamin 1
R363 R247 Discovery Miles 2 470 Save R116 (32%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

In this highly anticipated second novel by the author of the award-winning, bestselling The Thing About Jellyfish, being the new kid at school isn't easy, especially when you have to follow in the footsteps of a classroom prankster like Paulie Fink.

When Caitlyn Breen enters the tiny Mitchell School in rural Mitchell, Vermont, she is a complete outsider: the seventh grade has just ten other kids, and they've known each other since kindergarten. Her classmates are in for a shock of their own: Paulie Fink--the class clown, oddball, troublemaker, and evil genius--is gone this year.

As stories of Paulie's hijinks unfold, his legend builds, until they realize there's only one way to fill the Paulie-sized hole in their class. They'll find their next great Paulie Fink through a reality-show style competition, to be judged by the only objective person around: Caitlyn, who never even met Paulie Fink. Who was this kid, anyway--prankster, performance artist, philosopher, or fool? Caitlyn's quest to understand Paulie is about to teach her more about herself than she ever imagined.

Told via multiple voices, interviews, and other documents, The Next Great Paulie Fink is a lighthearted yet surprisingly touching exploration of how we build up and tear down our own myths...about others, our communities, and ourselves.

Mia Mayhem vs. the Super Bully (Hardcover): Kara West Mia Mayhem vs. the Super Bully (Hardcover)
Kara West; Illustrated by Leeza Hernandez
R302 R244 Discovery Miles 2 440 Save R58 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Mia and her best friends are up against a major super bully in this third adventure of the Mia Mayhem chapter book series! When a super annoying villain (who's actually another superhero) arrives at THE PITS and accuses Mia of not belonging, Mia doesn't know what to do. Will she be able to hold her ground when she goes up against the Super Bully? With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, the Mia Mayhem chapter books are perfect for emerging readers.

Operatic (Hardcover): Kyo Maclear Operatic (Hardcover)
Kyo Maclear; Illustrated by Byron Eggenschwiler
R378 R308 Discovery Miles 3 080 Save R70 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
The Last Last-Day-Of-Summer (Hardcover): Lamar Giles The Last Last-Day-Of-Summer (Hardcover)
Lamar Giles; Illustrated by Dapo Adeola
R317 R260 Discovery Miles 2 600 Save R57 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Blasjan en die Blou Kitaar (Afrikaans, Paperback): Koos Kombuis Blasjan en die Blou Kitaar (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Koos Kombuis
R150 R118 Discovery Miles 1 180 Save R32 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Sebastian of Basjan beskou homself as ’n ‘verloorder’ en die boelies in sy nuwe skool dink ook dat hy een is. Hy sukkel om by die stadslewe aan te pas nadat sy pa gesterf het. Hillbrow lyk skrikwekkend en vol misdaad nŠ ’n sorgvrye grootword op ’n plaas.

Sy voorkoms is ongewoon – blonde hare, blou oŽ, blas vel – en die boelies by sy nuwe skool gee hom die bynaam Blasjan. Hy pas nie by sy swart, wit of selfs bruin klasmaats in nie. Sy jong lewensverhaal volg ’n pad van verdrukking en beproewing en ’n stryd teen boelies en dwelmafhanklikes. Hy vind vertroosting in musiek deur kitaar te speel, ’n band te begin, en aan ’n talentkompetisie deel te neem. Hy ontdek selfs sy eerste liefde.

Uiteindelik styg Blasjan bo alles uit en hy word sterker, voel gelukkiger en kry heelwat meer selfvertroue.

Tangled In Time: The Portal (Hardcover): Kathryn Lasky Tangled In Time: The Portal (Hardcover)
Kathryn Lasky
R334 R278 Discovery Miles 2 780 Save R56 (17%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

For fans of the Royal Diaries series and Gail Carson Levine, Newbery Honor-winning author Kathryn Lasky delivers the first enchanting adventure in a compelling new middle grade series about a newly orphaned girl who finds herself time-travelling between the present day and the court of the two most memorable English princesses in history. Life used to be great for Rose: full of friends, a loving mom, and a growing fashion blog. But when her mother dies in a car crash, Rose is sent away to live with a strange grandmother she hardly knows and forced to attend a new school where mean girls ridicule her at every turn. The only place Rose finds refuge is in her grandmother's greenhouse. But one night she sees a strange light glowing from within it. She goes to investigate...and finds herself transported back five hundred years to Hatfield Palace, where she becomes servant and confidant of the banished princess Elizabeth, daughter of King Henry VIII. Rose soon discovers something else amazing-a locket with two mysterious images inside it, both clues to her own past. Could the greenhouse portal offer answers to the mysteries of her family...and their secrets?

A Monster Like Me (Hardcover): Wendy S Swore A Monster Like Me (Hardcover)
Wendy S Swore
R318 R262 Discovery Miles 2 620 Save R56 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
The Chestnut Challenge - The Nocturnals (Hardcover): Tracey Hecht The Chestnut Challenge - The Nocturnals (Hardcover)
Tracey Hecht; Illustrated by Josie Yee
R230 R185 Discovery Miles 1 850 Save R45 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Let Me Hear a Rhyme (Hardcover): Tiffany D. Jackson Let Me Hear a Rhyme (Hardcover)
Tiffany D. Jackson
R322 R233 Discovery Miles 2 330 Save R89 (28%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

In this striking new novel by the critically acclaimed author of Allegedly and Monday's Not Coming, Tiffany D. Jackson tells the story of three Brooklyn teens who plot to turn their murdered friend into a major rap star by pretending he's still alive. Brooklyn, 1998. Biggie Smalls was right: Things done changed. But that doesn't mean that Quadir and Jarrell are cool letting their best friend Steph's music lie forgotten under his bed after he's murdered-not when his rhymes could turn any Bed Stuy corner into a party. With the help of Steph's younger sister Jasmine, they come up with a plan to promote Steph's music under a new rap name: the Architect. Soon, everyone wants a piece of him. When his demo catches the attention of a hotheaded music label rep, the trio must prove Steph's talent from beyond the grave. As the pressure of keeping their secret grows, Quadir, Jarrell, and Jasmine are forced to confront the truth about what happened to Steph. Only, each has something to hide. And with everything riding on Steph's fame, they need to decide what they stand for or lose all that they've worked so hard to hold on to-including each other.

Ghost Boys (Hardcover): Jewell Parker Rhodes Ghost Boys (Hardcover)
Jewell Parker Rhodes
R307 R249 Discovery Miles 2 490 Save R58 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
The Great Jeff (Hardcover): Tony Abbott The Great Jeff (Hardcover)
Tony Abbott
R313 R256 Discovery Miles 2 560 Save R57 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Life hasn't been great for Jeff. He was forced to leave his school, St. Catherines, for public school, which he hates. He's no longer speaking to his former best friend Tom Bender because of that girl Jessica. But worst of all, his family is changing, and it's not for the better. When his mom comes home announcing that she's lost her job, Jeff begins to worry about things far beyond his years--how will they pay the rent? Will his absentee dad step up and save the day? Will his mom get the help she needs? And ultimately, where will they live? Told from the point of view of the bully in the modern classic Firegirl, The Great Jeff is a powerful look at a troubled boy who finds his life spiraling out of control, and his world sliding into homelessness.

Werner en die wildewragtigs (Afrikaans, Paperback): Niki Daly Werner en die wildewragtigs (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Niki Daly
R130 R103 Discovery Miles 1 030 Save R27 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 10 working days
Glimmer of Hope (Hardcover): Glimmer of Hope (Hardcover)
R290 R228 Discovery Miles 2 280 Save R62 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

100% of the author's proceeds will benefit the March for Our Loves Foundation and the ongoing fight for gun violence prevention in the United States.

On the 24th of March, 2018, nearly two million people marched through the USA, and across the world, to support the fight for sensible gun control legislation in America.

The march was organised by the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, after one of the most deadly shootings in US history on their campus.

In their own words, this is their story.

In this timely book of essays, they recap what happened in the hours after the shooting, the sleepless nights where they worked tirelessly to get their message out to the media, and the work it took from the traumatised teens to put gun control to the front of American politics.

Glimmer of Hope joins the ranks of books such as The Hate U Give, Dear Martin and Hate List in exploring the devastating and lasting impact of gun violence.

Blended (Hardcover, Reprint ed.): Sharon M Draper Blended (Hardcover, Reprint ed.)
Sharon M Draper
R317 R260 Discovery Miles 2 600 Save R57 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Notes from My Captivity (Paperback): Kathy Parks Notes from My Captivity (Paperback)
Kathy Parks
R207 R171 Discovery Miles 1 710 Save R36 (17%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Die boosaardige broers Botha (Afrikaans, Paperback): Adeline Radloff Die boosaardige broers Botha (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Adeline Radloff
R150 R129 Discovery Miles 1 290 Save R21 (14%) Shipped within 7 - 15 working days

Buskruit, Brom en Breker Botha is boosaardige lummels - manlik, moeilik en moorddadig. En hulle is oortuig daar's iets fout met hulle jongste broer, Bulelani, want hy's glads te maer en skraal. Hy lees te veel boeke, en al waarmee hy ooit 'n dier sal skiet, is met 'n kamera. Bulelani is klein, maar as jy nie sterk is nie, moet jy slim wees. Veral as jy drie boosaardige broers 'n paar lewenslesse wil leer!

My Underpants Rule (Paperback): Rod Power My Underpants Rule (Paperback)
Rod Power; Illustrated by Kate Power; Created by Kate Power
R203 R190 Discovery Miles 1 900 Save R13 (6%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
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