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Books > Children's & Educational > Leisure interests, hobbies & sport > Natural history & pets > Animals > General

South African Animal Portraits A-Z (Paperback): Nicolaas Maritz South African Animal Portraits A-Z (Paperback)
Nicolaas Maritz
R252 R237 Discovery Miles 2 370 Save R15 (6%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Meet the mammals, reptiles, insects and birds who populate the veld, desert, forests and ponds of South Africa.

From the ant-eating aardvark to the zebra spitting cobra, there is a new friend on every page. Packed with vivid and charming illustrations and includes the scientific name of each animal.

Born To Be Free (Paperback): Gareth Patterson Born To Be Free (Paperback)
Gareth Patterson
R145 R120 Discovery Miles 1 200 Save R25 (17%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Would the cubs have to spend their entire lives behind bars in a zoo, or would they have a free life in the wild, as George had intended for them?

Lion expert Gareth Patterson rescues George’s cubs and, by living as a human member of the little pride, Gareth prepares to introduce the young lions back into the wild.

This heart-warming book tells the true story of lioness Rafiki, her sister, Furaha, and her brother, Batian.

Willbee the Bumblebee (Paperback): Craig Smith, Maureen Thomson Willbee the Bumblebee (Paperback)
Craig Smith, Maureen Thomson; Illustrated by Katz Cowley 1
R210 R147 Discovery Miles 1 470 Save R63 (30%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

From the bestselling author and illustrator behind the million-copy The Wonky Donky book comes Willbee The Bumblebee, a catchy rhyme with endearing illustrations that will leave you buzzing! "With his new jersey on, he got back his hum, all his bits were warmed up... even his bum!" Willbee the bumblebee is so embarrassed when he realises that his stripy jumper has caught on a rose thorn and completely unravelled, showing his bare bum! With help from Monica the butterfly and Steve the spider, Willbee recovers his jumper and is back to buzzing around the garden in no time. The viral internet sensation of "The Scottish Granny" reading The Wonky Donkey story to her grandchild has been viewed over 3 million times, and the picture book, based on the popular song, has sold over 2 million copies worldwide. The third book in the series, Grinny Granny Donkey, will release in November 2020.

Guinness World Records: Amazing Animals (Paperback): Guinness World Records Guinness World Records: Amazing Animals (Paperback)
Guinness World Records 1
R220 R182 Discovery Miles 1 820 Save R38 (17%) In stock

Calling all animal lovers! Guinness World Records: Amazing Animals puts the spotlight on the world's most fur-nomenal creatures, peculiar pets, wacky wildlife and cute critters.

In this action-packed annual, you'll meet surfing pigs, talking gorillas and even the world's largest elephant orchestra! Ever see a dog who thinks he's Picasso or a bunny who plays basketball? You will now! From the tallest and smallest animals to the most popular social pet-working stars, they're all here. If it's activities you want, you're in for a treat! Create your very own record-breaking animal with our online game, or try making an origami zoo! Test your wildlife knowledge with fun quizzes and puzzles, plus find out if your pet is a secret Einstein with our exclusive IQ tests.

For a superlative showcase of the world's greatest creatures - including a special introduction from Instagram's top dog, Jiffpom - get your paws on Guinness World Records: Amazing Animals now!

How Would You Survive As A Bee? (Paperback, Illustrated edition): David Stewart How Would You Survive As A Bee? (Paperback, Illustrated edition)
David Stewart; Illustrated by David Antram
R211 R176 Discovery Miles 1 760 Save R35 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Let's Go on Safari! (Paperback): Kate Gilman Williams, Michelle Campbell Let's Go on Safari! (Paperback)
Kate Gilman Williams, Michelle Campbell
R100 R80 Discovery Miles 800 Save R20 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

What happens when 8-year-old Kate, on safari in South Africa with her family, meets Michelle, a professional wildlife guide? The two new friends – one from America, the other from South Africa – turn their adventures into a lively book in which they share facts and secrets about the African bushveld. At the same time, they show how young children everywhere can become advocates for wild animals. Let’s Go on Safari! combines daily entries in Kate’s African safari journal with insights from Michelle about the bushveld and wildlife. Kate discovers the wonders of wildlife contrasted with the threats that animals face. She is inspired to make a difference. The book provides examples of small-scale, achievable animal advocacy projects that kids can initiate in their own communities and schools. Let’s Go on Safari! has been endorsed by significant conservation bodies, including the Jane Goodall Institute, the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and Global Wildlife Conservation, an organisation working around the world to save endangered animals. Sales points: An entertaining account of what happens on a bushveld safari, told by a young nature lover; packed with interesting facts and full-colour photographs, and presented in an accessible journal style; shows young readers that they can play a positive role in saving wildlife; endorsed by global conservation bodies: the Jane Goodall Institute, the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and Global Wildlife Conservation.

Go Wild Shark (Paperback): Go Wild Shark (Paperback)
R131 R109 Discovery Miles 1 090 Save R22 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Everything: Insects (Paperback): National Geographic Kids Everything: Insects (Paperback)
National Geographic Kids 1
R219 R173 Discovery Miles 1 730 Save R46 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Packed with facts and tantalising anecdotes from experts and bursting with colour photographs, learn all about insects in this fresh take on the subject that kids with love. It's time to learn everything about insects! Each book in the National Geographic Kids Everything series has more than 100 pictures, an explorer's corner with from-the-field anecdotes and tips, fun facts throughout, maps and infographics, an illustrated diagram, a photo gallery, cool comparisons, a behind-the-scenes photograph, an interactive glossary, and more.

Ocean Animals Sticker Activity Book - Over 1,000 Stickers! (Paperback): National Geographic Kids, Ariane Szu-Tu Ocean Animals Sticker Activity Book - Over 1,000 Stickers! (Paperback)
National Geographic Kids, Ariane Szu-Tu
R167 R135 Discovery Miles 1 350 Save R32 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Discover 1,000 cool stickers featuring your favourite ocean animals, like dolphins, coral, fish, sea turtles, seals and more. You'll also find skill-building puzzles and mazes, spelling and pattern games, drawing, photos, facts, and other activities that will keep you entertained (and learning) for hours on end. National Geographic Kids Sticker Activity Books are loaded with fun.

Everything: Big Cats (Paperback): National Geographic Kids Everything: Big Cats (Paperback)
National Geographic Kids 1
R219 R173 Discovery Miles 1 730 Save R46 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Packed with facts and tantalising anecdotes from experts and bursting with colour photographs, learn all about big cats in this fresh take on the subject that kids with love. It's time to learn everything about big cats! Each book in the National Geographic Kids Everything series has more than 100 pictures, an explorer's corner with from-the-field anecdotes and tips, fun facts throughout, maps and infographics, an illustrated diagram, a photo gallery, cool comparisons, a behind-the-scenes photograph, an interactive glossary, and more.

Everything: Sharks (Paperback): National Geographic Kids Everything: Sharks (Paperback)
National Geographic Kids 1
R219 R173 Discovery Miles 1 730 Save R46 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Packed with facts and tantalising anecdotes from experts and bursting with colour photographs, learn all about sharks in this fresh take on the subject that kids with love. It's time to learn everything about sharks! Each book in the National Geographic Kids Everything series has more than 100 pictures, an explorer's corner with from-the-field anecdotes and tips, fun facts throughout, maps and infographics, an illustrated diagram, a photo gallery, cool comparisons, a behind-the-scenes photograph, an interactive glossary, and more.

Beetle Queen (Paperback): M. G. Leonard Beetle Queen (Paperback)
M. G. Leonard 1
R200 R131 Discovery Miles 1 310 Save R69 (35%) In stock

The second book in the bestselling BATTLE OF THE BEETLES series - perfect for fans of Roald Dahl! 'Truly great storytelling.' MICHAEL MORPURGO on BEETLE BOY Cruel beetle fashionista, Lucretia Cutter, is at large with her yellow ladybird spies. When Darkus, Virginia and Bertolt discover further evidence of her evil, they're determined to stop her. But the three friends are in trouble. Darkus' dad has forbidden them to investigate any further - and disgusting crooks Humphrey and Pickering are out of prison. Hope rests on Novak, Lucretia's daughter and a Hollywood actress, but the beetle diva is always one scuttle ahead ...

My First Book Of Southern African Ocean Life (English & Foreign language, Paperback, New Edition): Roberta Griffiths My First Book Of Southern African Ocean Life (English & Foreign language, Paperback, New Edition)
Roberta Griffiths; Illustrated by Judy Mare
R130 R104 Discovery Miles 1 040 Save R26 (20%) In stock

A new addition to this successful series and a companion volume to My First Book of Southern African Seashore Life, this book focuses on creatures that are found within the sea environment, away from the shore: fi shes; squid; sharks; rays; whales and dolphins; turtles; seabirds, and other creatures found off-shore. It follows the series model, with an illustrated introduction giving context to the subject, and then each page featuring:

  •  a vivid, full-colour illustration
  •  simple, informative text in English, Afrikaans, Xhosa and Zulu
  •  visual clues about the creatures’ diet, size, habits and distribution round our coast
A beautiful and inspiring introduction to southern Africa’s shores that will appeal to children of all ages.
Bug Detective - Amazing facts, myths and quirks of nature (Hardcover): Maggie Li Bug Detective - Amazing facts, myths and quirks of nature (Hardcover)
Maggie Li 1
R276 R216 Discovery Miles 2 160 Save R60 (22%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Did you know? Ladybirds have poisonous knees! (poisonous to spiders, anyway) If you weighed all of the ants in the world they would weigh more than all of the humans in the world! Worms can have up to 5 hearts! Centipedes have been around for more than 400 million years, they are even older than dinosaurs! Search high and low to discover interesting facts, track down odd information and dispel myths about the insect world. A handy magnifying glass is provided to help you investigate the hidden details within each spread - there are over 100 little extras waiting to be found. A new interactive illustrated approach to nature guides suitable for 5 years upwards Packed full of amazing information and fun illustrations for children to pore over Comes with a brilliant magnifying glass to get kids searching for the extra details within each page This guide to all things insect challenges what is commonly known as a nature guide; it is a fun and informative insight into the world of the smallest critters and their private lives. No leaf is left unturned. Contents: Ladybirds, Beetles, Butterflies, Worms, Stick Insects, Snails, Flies, Bees, Spiders, Centipedes and Ants.

Bedtime for Baby Shark: Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo (Paperback): John John Bajet Bedtime for Baby Shark: Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo (Paperback)
John John Bajet; Illustrated by John John Bajet 1
R183 R143 Discovery Miles 1 430 Save R40 (22%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Sing and dance along with Baby Shark as he gets ready for bed in this playful song and story - the follow-up to the bestselling picture book! How does Baby Shark get ready for bed? Brush your teeth! Doo doo doo doo doo doo! Take a bath! Doo doo doo doo doo doo! Read a book! Doo doo doo doo doo doo! Off to sleep! Sing, dance and read along to this brand-new bedtime song, featuring Baby Shark, Mama Shark, Daddy Shark and more underwater friends. Kids and caregivers alike will delight in this silly illustrated story of a shark family's bedtime routine, full of funny, eye-popping illustrations and a catchy tune you won't be able to stop singing. Also features helpful picture guides so readers can dance along, act out the hand and foot movements and develop their fine motor skills. By the end of the story, little ones will be laughing, singing and dancing their way off to bed with this charming and catchy read-aloud! Are you ready to help Baby Shark get ready for bedtime?

Geheimenisse Van Die Natuur En Die Wetenskap (Afrikaans, Paperback): Elizabeth Dalby, Laura Howell Geheimenisse Van Die Natuur En Die Wetenskap (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Elizabeth Dalby, Laura Howell; Translated by Amelia de Vaal
R253 Discovery Miles 2 530 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

As jy al ooit oor reenboe en wolke gewonder het, vir ure na die miere kan staar of sommer net daarvan hou om te vra “hoekom?” is hierdie die boek vir jou! Kyk met nuwe oe na die wereld waarin ons woon – van die kleinste vlekkie materie tot die reuse van die see en die land – en besef sommer vroeg-vroeg: daar is altyd nog iets om te leer ken en te ontdek! Internetskakels maak boonop van die teks 'n volledig interaktiewe leerervaring.

That's Not My Hedgehog ... (Board book, New Edition): Watt That's Not My Hedgehog ... (Board book, New Edition)
Watt; Illustrated by Wells 1
R180 R144 Discovery Miles 1 440 Save R36 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

A touchy-feely board book with simple, repetitive text, tactile patches and bold illustrations specially designed for babies and toddlers. Small children can meet a range of friendly hedgehogs, and by using their sense of touch, work out which hedgehog is theirs. Don't forget to spot the little white mouse that's hiding on each page!

100 Things to Know About Saving the Planet (Hardcover): 100 Things to Know About Saving the Planet (Hardcover)
1
R255 R204 Discovery Miles 2 040 Save R51 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

How could plastic-eating bacteria help reduce waste? Can a river be given human rights? Could we generate all the power we need from the sun and the wind? How do woolly sweaters help penguins in peril? Would building a giant sunshade in space stop the world from overheating? Find the answers to these questions and more in this bold, graphic and exciting book, full of big, small and unexpected ways to save the planet.

The Little Book of Safari Animal Sounds (Board book): Caz Buckingham, Andrea Pinnington The Little Book of Safari Animal Sounds (Board book)
Caz Buckingham, Andrea Pinnington 2
R250 R200 Discovery Miles 2 000 Save R50 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days
Little First Colouring Under the Sea (Paperback): Kirsteen Robson Little First Colouring Under the Sea (Paperback)
Kirsteen Robson; Illustrated by Jenny Brown 1
R155 R124 Discovery Miles 1 240 Save R31 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

From dolphins and dories to starfish and stingrays, this book is full of all kinds of sea creatures to colour. The bold outlines are a perfect way to develop pen control and colouring skills, while simple text on each page for parents to read encourages young children to be curious about the world.

Flashlight Explorers: Animals at Night - 5 Wild Scenes to Discover with the Press-Out Flashlight (Hardcover): Lisa Regan Flashlight Explorers: Animals at Night - 5 Wild Scenes to Discover with the Press-Out Flashlight (Hardcover)
Lisa Regan
R465 R399 Discovery Miles 3 990 Save R66 (14%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Paperscapes: The Amazing World of Animals (Hardcover): Moira Butterfield, Paperscapes Paperscapes: The Amazing World of Animals (Hardcover)
Moira Butterfield, Paperscapes 1
R330 R264 Discovery Miles 2 640 Save R66 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Perfect for fans of Sir David Attenborough's Seven Worlds, One Planet. Explore the world's most curious creatures, ferocious hunters and master builders in this innovatively designed animal encyclopedia, featuring twenty-eight different animals. Each page has been crafted with beautifully designed images and press-out sections that will allow you to turn your book into an animal parade. From emperor penguins to the giant squid, mobs of meerkats to slow-moving sloths, there's a new animal to meet with every turn of the page. Each animal is presented with information about their appearance, characteristics, habitat, key facts and their conservation status. To see how your Paperscapes book can be turned into a work of art, check out the video below (just above the reviews) or have a look at the Paperscapes author page.

Animals of the World Book and Jigsaw (Game): Sam Smith Animals of the World Book and Jigsaw (Game)
Sam Smith; Illustrated by Gareth Lucas 1
R255 R204 Discovery Miles 2 040 Save R51 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

This delightful pack contains a 200-piece jigsaw of a beautifully illustrated world map, complete with all kinds of amazing creatures that can be found across the various continents and in Earth's oceans. It also includes a 32-page Animal Picture Atlas in which children can learn more about the animals and the places where they live.

Paperscapes: The Incredible World of Bugs (Hardcover): Melanie Hibbert, Paperscapes Paperscapes: The Incredible World of Bugs (Hardcover)
Melanie Hibbert, Paperscapes 1
R330 R264 Discovery Miles 2 640 Save R66 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Meet the world's most incredible insects in this beautifully illustrated book with press-out die-cut pages which reveal a parade of creepy-crawlies. The Incredible World of Bugs takes a look at the fascinating world of minibeasts. The unique die-cut format lets the bugs leap off the page, forming a parade of the biggest, boldest, most fascinating and gruesome members of the insect world. Each bug is presented with information about their appearance, characteristics, key facts and their danger levels. From blood-sucking ticks to venom-squirting beetles, there's a new beast to meet with every turn of the page.

What Do They Do With All That Poo? (Paperback): Jane Kurtz What Do They Do With All That Poo? (Paperback)
Jane Kurtz; Illustrated by Allison Black 1
R188 R135 Discovery Miles 1 350 Save R53 (28%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

There are so many different animals at the zoo, and they each make lots and lots (and sometimes LOTS!) of poo.

So what do zoos do with all of that poo?

This laugh-out-loud picture book explores all kinds of zoo poo, from cube-shaped wombat poo to teeny tiny worm droppings, and all of the places it ends up, including in science labs and your back garden!

Welcome to the wonderful world of poo! Take a whiff and learn something new...

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