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Books > Children's & Educational > Science > Biology, life sciences > Zoology & animal sciences > General

Animal Facts 4-Book Collection (Paperback): Animal Facts 4-Book Collection (Paperback)
R599 R475 Discovery Miles 4 750 Save R124 (21%) In stock

This 4 book bundle consists of 4 totally wild books: one animal atlas featuring an awesome fold-out map of the world and three Scary Creatures books: Big Cats, Hippos and Hyenas.

Totally Wild Fact-packed, Fold-out, Animal Atlas
All of the weird and wonderful animals that inhabit our extraordinary earth are here to delight and enchant young readers (Mom and Dad, too!). Created in rich, glorious detail, illustrated maps give curious kids something to pore over and discover every time, including regional maps that clearly show where animals live, plus country names, capitals, and boundaries. Also included are large gatefold maps that feature whole continents and highlight the diversity of the world's terrains and natural wonders and special feature boxes on habitats and ecosystems, such as rainforests and rivers plus an incredible, comprehensive pop-up map of the world that showcases wildlife around the globe--and at a glance. Youngsters love learning about animals, natural history and world geography, and this book teaches them all about each topic in fun, engaging ways. Kids also learn about sustainability, habitat destruction, and climate issues, so they can become more aware of the world they share with our amazing animal kingdom.

Scary Creatures: Hippos
Terrifying river horses? Protective mothers? Enemies of ancient Egypt? How do hippos live? What's a pygmy hippo? Are hippos in danger? This work helps you find out the answers to these questions and more. It contains special x-ray pages that enable readers to see the inside of a hippo and offer a look into their habitat.

Scary Creatures: Big Cats
This is one of a series investigating the more grisly aspects of natural history. The book describes nutrition, growth and movement in big cats, and special "X-ray"-style pages enable readers to see how the internal structure of a big cat corresponds to its external appearance

Scary Creatures: Hyenas
Where do hyenas live? What do they eat, and how do they catch their prey? Do hyenas really laugh? Who thinks hyenas are scary? This book takes a look at hyenas, from how these fascinating creatures live and hunt to their relationship with human beings.

My eerste diere-atlas (Afrikaans, Paperback): Wendy Maartens My eerste diere-atlas (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Wendy Maartens; Illustrated by Alistair Ackermann
R245 R211 Discovery Miles 2 110 Save R34 (14%) In stock

Watter diere oorleef op die koudste plek op Aarde? Waar sal jy die wereld se grootste vlermuis vind? Watter bloeddorstige vissies swem in die Amasonerivier rond op soek na vleis? Waar bly die grootste skoenlapperspesie op aarde? En waar in Suid-Afrika kan jy die “uitgestorwe” selakant gaan soek? Ontdek diere regoor die wereld met hierdie fantastiese diere-atlas! Hierdie atlas is propvol asemrowende feite oor die diere wat op die verskillende vastelande voor-kom, en Suid-Afrika se ryk verskeidenheid dierelewe. ’n Wonderlike feiteboek vir kinders wat gretig is om meer oor die wereld te leer – en ’n naslaanbron wat op elke skoolkind se boekrak hoort! Ook in Engels beskikbaar as: My first animal atlas.

Htg Kitten to Cat (Hardcover): Morgan Sally Htg Kitten to Cat (Hardcover)
Morgan Sally
R262 R185 Discovery Miles 1 850 Save R77 (29%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Once an animal is born or a seed is hatched, it begins an incredible journey that will see it change size, shape, and even colour. This series introduces children to different life cycles, and covers pollination, metamorphosis and the food chain. This title covers how a kitten grows into a cat.

My First Animal Atlas (Paperback): Wendy Maartens My First Animal Atlas (Paperback)
Wendy Maartens; Illustrated by Alistair Ackermann
R245 R211 Discovery Miles 2 110 Save R34 (14%) Shipped within 10 - 15 working days

Discover animals from around the world with this fantastic animal atlas! This atlas is brimful of breathtaking facts about the animals that inhabit the different continents, and South Africa’s rich diversity of animal life.

Ducks Don't Get Wet (Paperback, New ed): Augusta Goldin, Helen K. Davie Ducks Don't Get Wet (Paperback, New ed)
Augusta Goldin, Helen K. Davie; Illustrated by Helen K. Davie
R117 R96 Discovery Miles 960 Save R21 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Why don't ducks get wet? Ducks dip and dive, but they stay dry because they spread oil over their feathers to make them waterproof. Learn more inside and get to know different kinda of ducks.

Have you ever wondered how ducks spend the whole day in the water and never get wet? Did you know that they can dive 100 feet deep, and still come up dry? Meet ten different kinds of ducks in this classic text featuring stunning new watercolor illustrations and a new "Find Out More" page.

In the Woods: Who's Been Here? (Paperback, 1st Mulberry ed): Lindsay Barrett George In the Woods: Who's Been Here? (Paperback, 1st Mulberry ed)
Lindsay Barrett George; Illustrated by Lindsay Barrett George
R160 R132 Discovery Miles 1 320 Save R28 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Cammy and William don't see any wildlife as they walk through the woods, yet there are signs everywhere that animals have been around. Help these young nature lovers Find the clues -- an empty nest, a fallen branch with the bark gnawed off, bleached bones by a cave, and more -- and join in guessing, "Who's been here?"

Why Do Horses Neigh? - Level 3 (Paperback): Joan Holub Why Do Horses Neigh? - Level 3 (Paperback)
Joan Holub
R98 R80 Discovery Miles 800 Save R18 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Do you love horses? If you do, you're not alone. There's so much to know about these amazing animals. Why do horses neigh? What are baby and adult horses called? How do horses communicate? Beginning readers can find out the answers to these questions-and many more-in this lively, fact-filled introduction to these popular animals. Filled with colorful illustrations and dynamic color photos of real horses, this is a perfect selection for any young horse lover.

Illustrated by Anna DiVito.

Wild and Woolly Mammoths (Paperback, Revised): Aliki Wild and Woolly Mammoths (Paperback, Revised)
Aliki
R155 R126 Discovery Miles 1 260 Save R29 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Did you know...

  • that wooly mammoths were plant eaters?

  • that they lived during the Ice Age, protected by their thick coats and layers of fat?

  • that their bones were used to make shelters, jewelry and even musical instruments?

Follow Aliki back thousands of years, to the time of the wooly mammoths--the ancestors of today's modern elephants. Learn about how they lived, what they ate and how they struggled to survival against their greatest enemy--humans. And find out what the wooly mammoth can teach us about the world we live in today.

Travel back thousands of years to explore the exciting world of woolly mammoths. Learn how they lived, what they ate, and how they struggled to survive against their greatest enemy—humans.
This revised edition includes text revisions and bold new illustrations, which bring new life to this backlist classic.

‘A fascinating glimpse of woolly mammoths and the cave dwellers who hunted them.’ — Starred Review/School Library Journal

Natural World: Koala (Hardcover): Michael Leach Natural World: Koala (Hardcover)
Michael Leach
R280 R241 Discovery Miles 2 410 Save R39 (14%) Special order

Discover all about these unusual marsupials who rarely leave their homes in the eucalyptus trees. Follow a baby koala as it takes the first steps on its journey through life in the eucalyptus woodlands of Australia. Join the young koala as it peeps out of its mother's pouch to get its first glimpse of the world. Meet some of the other animals that share the koala's woodland habitat. And find out about the threats facing koalas and what is being done to protect them. Includes an animal map, locator map, life cycle summary, 'unusual fact' boxes, topic web and further information.

Alligator (Hardcover): Patricia Kendell Alligator (Hardcover)
Patricia Kendell
R165 R142 Discovery Miles 1 420 Save R23 (14%) Special order

This title looks at the lives of alligators - from their birth to growing up, how they feed, grow, hunt, rest and clean. Photographs show the alligator at every stage of its life and the text allows young readers to understand the alligator's life.;There is also information about the threats that alligators face in the wild and how we can help them to survive in the future.;"In the Wild" is a series of colour-illustrated titles that explore the habitats, lifestyles and habits of animals living in the wild.;Endorsed by the World Wildlife Fund who recommended specialists have read and approved the text. This book should be useful for the study of life cycles at Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 Science. The text level has been checked by an educational language consultant to ensure that titles in this series are suitable for use in the literacy hour.

Bones (Hardcover): Claire Llewellyn Bones (Hardcover)
Claire Llewellyn
R210 R181 Discovery Miles 1 810 Save R29 (14%) Special order

What is bone? How do our bones changes as we grow? What can a skeleton tell us about an animal? These and many other questions about bones are answered in this colourful and informative book. The book contains colour photographs, a contents page and a photographic glossary and index. Ideal for home, pre-school and Key Stage 1 use, it provides a simple introduction to festivals and how we celebrate.

Minibeasts Ants Bees Wasps (Hardcover): Morgan Sally Minibeasts Ants Bees Wasps (Hardcover)
Morgan Sally
R240 R198 Discovery Miles 1 980 Save R42 (18%) Special order

Minibeasts are the animals that children interact with the most; they can be found almost everywhere and they are an important part of nature's food cycle. The Looking at Minibeasts series examines the lives of minibeasts in detail, from eggs and larvae to fully grown adults, through the use of striking and clear photographs. All of the most common minibeasts are covered in the series, form the humble slug to the beautiful butterfly.

Mammals (Hardcover): Steve Parker Mammals (Hardcover)
Steve Parker
R283 R266 Discovery Miles 2 660 Save R17 (6%) Special order

Relevant to the National Curriculum, this book explains how mammals' bodies work, from birth to old age, and explores the startling similarities and differences between them. The many illustrations and diagrams are complemented by four acetate see-through scenes which show the structure of a skeleton, joins and joints, the brain and nervous system, and colour and camouflage.

Insects (Hardcover): David Burnie Insects (Hardcover)
David Burnie
R284 R267 Discovery Miles 2 670 Save R17 (6%) Special order

This natural history book for children examines the extraordinary world of insects, describing the great variety of insect life on the earth, and finding out how insects have become highly successful through a series of weird and wonderful adaptations; it includes four acetate-based see-through scenes showing the organs inside a grasshopper's body, how different insects digest their food, the construction of bees' and termites' nests, and the use of camouflage.

From Tadpole to Frog (Hardcover): Sally Morgan From Tadpole to Frog (Hardcover)
Sally Morgan
R262 R215 Discovery Miles 2 150 Save R47 (18%) Special order

Once an animal is born or a seed is hatched, it begins an incredible journey that will see it change size, shape, and even colour. This series introduces children to different life cycles, and covers pollination, metamorphosis and the food chain. This title shows the growth of a tadpole into a frog

Life Cycles Cats Mammals (Hardcover): Morgan Sally Life Cycles Cats Mammals (Hardcover)
Morgan Sally
R240 R198 Discovery Miles 1 980 Save R42 (18%) Special order
Rat (Hardcover): Stephen Savage Rat (Hardcover)
Stephen Savage
R255 R219 Discovery Miles 2 190 Save R36 (14%) Special order

Discover the exciting world of the rat, from inner-city homes to remote rural riverbanks. Follow the rat's life cycle, from the first few hours of a new-born pup to finding a mate. Find out where rats live, what they eat and how to identify their footprints. Learn about the threats facing rats today and why they can become pests. The title includes an animal map, locator map, life cycle summary and "unusual fact" boxes.

Mole (Hardcover): Stephen Savage Mole (Hardcover)
Stephen Savage
R255 R219 Discovery Miles 2 190 Save R36 (14%) Special order

Discover the exciting world of the mole, from open fields to inner-city gardens - explore some of the different habitats that are the mole's home.;Have you ever wondered how molehills are formed? Do you know what a newborn mole looks like? Have you ever seen inside a mole's tunnel? Follow the mole's life cycle, from the first few hours of a newborn pup to finding a mate. Find out about the threats facing moles and why they can become pests.;The book also includes an animal map, locator map, life cycle and "unusual fact" boxes.;Each book in the "Animal Neighbours" series covers such topics as the life cycle of the featured animal, its habitat, food chains, and threats, and also gives clues on how to find the animal in the children's local environment.

From Caterpillar to Butterfly (Hardcover): Sally Morgan From Caterpillar to Butterfly (Hardcover)
Sally Morgan
R262 R216 Discovery Miles 2 160 Save R46 (18%) Special order

Once an animal is born or a seed is hatched, it begins an incredible journey that will see it change size, shape, and even colour. This series introduces children to different life cycles, and covers pollination, metamorphosis and the food chain. This title covers the butterfly.

How insects work together (Hardcover): Jill Bailey How insects work together (Hardcover)
Jill Bailey
R280 R241 Discovery Miles 2 410 Save R39 (14%) Special order

A series that helps to answer some of the most fascinating questions about the natural world, showing how nature works in all its amazing aspects. Full-colour photographs, artwork and diagrams provide clear information about life processes that can often seem bewildering. How Insects Work Together looks at different social insects including ants and bees, and describes how they team up to accomplish complex tasks.

Clever Camouflagers (Paperback): Anthony D Fredericks Clever Camouflagers (Paperback)
Anthony D Fredericks
R120 R110 Discovery Miles 1 100 Save R10 (8%) Special order

Tells how twelve animals from around the world change their appearance to avoid predators.

Wolves for Kids (Paperback): Tom Wolpert Wolves for Kids (Paperback)
Tom Wolpert
R120 R110 Discovery Miles 1 100 Save R10 (8%) Special order

This is a story about wolves. The book is part of a series that weaves natural history and life cycle information into an entertaining story for children. Each book provides a foundation on which a child can build a factual, positive image of the animal or species in the story.

Hawks for Kids (Paperback): Sumner Matteson Hawks for Kids (Paperback)
Sumner Matteson
R120 R110 Discovery Miles 1 100 Save R10 (8%) Special order

Learn about hawks in this illustrated wildlife book for children.

Minibeasts Flies Mosquitoes (Hardcover): Morgan Sally Minibeasts Flies Mosquitoes (Hardcover)
Morgan Sally
R240 R197 Discovery Miles 1 970 Save R43 (18%) Special order

Minibeasts are the animals that children interact with the most; they can be found almost everywhere and they are an important part of nature's food cycle. The Looking at Minibeasts series examines the lives of minibeasts in detail, from eggs and larvae to fully grown adults, through the use of striking and clear photographs. All of the most common minibeasts are covered in the series, form the humble slug to the beautiful butterfly.

The Jungle: Big, Bigger, Biggest (Hardcover): Marie Aubinais The Jungle: Big, Bigger, Biggest (Hardcover)
Marie Aubinais; Illustrated by Jean-Francois Martin
R290 R237 Discovery Miles 2 370 Save R53 (18%) Special order
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