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Marvel Black Panther: The Ultimate Guide (Hardcover): Stephen Wiacek Marvel Black Panther: The Ultimate Guide (Hardcover)
Stephen Wiacek 1
R385 R300 Discovery Miles 3 000 Save R85 (22%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Find out everything you need to know about the heroic King of Wakanda, Black Panther.

DK's Marvel Black Panther: The Ultimate Guide explores the fascinating world of the warrior, monarch, scientist and superhero known as Black Panther. This comprehensive book showcases stunning Black Panther comic artwork and examines iconic characters, from T'Challa and Storm to Ulysses Klaw, as well as key issues and story lines. Packed with information on allies, enemies, locations and much more, this book is a must-have for fans of Black Panther comics, Marvel Comics and movies and the Avengers.

Dkfindout! Space Travel (Paperback): Dk Dkfindout! Space Travel (Paperback)
Dk
R207 R171 Discovery Miles 1 710 Save R36 (17%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Stories For Boys Who Dare To Be Different (Paperback): Ben Brooks Stories For Boys Who Dare To Be Different (Paperback)
Ben Brooks; Illustrated by Quinton Winter 1
R390 R315 Discovery Miles 3 150 Save R75 (19%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Boys need to know that prince charmings and brave hunters are not the only role-models

In fact, a whole lot of them out there don't identify with the idea of being a strong, independent, competitive saviour who never cries. As a boy, there is an assumption that you will conform to this stereotypical idea of masculinity, but what if you're the introvert kind, what if you prefer to pick up a book rather than a sword, what if you're very sensitive, what if you like the idea of wearing a dress?

As statistics keep showing that there is an ongoing crisis with regards to young men and mental health, with unhelpful gender stereotypes contributing to this malaise, Stories for Boys Who Dare To Be Different offers a welcome alternative narrative. It is an extraordinary compilation of 100 stories of famous and not-so-famous men from the past to the present day, every single one of them a rule-breaker and innovator in his own way, and all going on to achieve amazing things. Entries include Frank Ocean, Salvador Dali, Rimbaud, Beethoven, Barack Obama, Ai Weiwei and Jesse Owens - different sorts of heroes from all walks of life and from all over the world.

A beautiful and transporting book packed with stories of adventure and wonderment, it will appeal to those who need the courage to reject peer pressure and go against the grain. It will educate and entertain, while also encourage and inspire.

Penguin in New York - A drawing and coloring book (Paperback): Surya Sajnani Penguin in New York - A drawing and coloring book (Paperback)
Surya Sajnani; Illustrated by Surya Sajnani
R210 R147 Discovery Miles 1 470 Save R63 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (Paperback): Robert Louis Stevenson, H. G. Wells Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (Paperback)
Robert Louis Stevenson, H. G. Wells 1
R162 R98 Discovery Miles 980 Save R64 (40%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

"Edward Hyde, alone in the ranks of mankind, was pure evil." The mysterious association between respectable Dr Henry Jekyll and despicable lowlife Edward Hyde is a puzzle to Dr Jekyll's friends, including his lawyer Gabriel Utterson. Where Jekyll is sociable, hardworking and pious, Hyde is a violent criminal, a wild hedonist. When Hyde beats a member of Parliament to death, Utterson is determined to discover the ties that bind the two men together. . . Robert Louis Stevenson's account of man's capacity for evil is as powerful today as it was on first publication in 1886.

Shout (Hardcover): Laurie Halse Anderson Shout (Hardcover)
Laurie Halse Anderson 1
R317 R226 Discovery Miles 2 260 Save R91 (29%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
Children Just Like Me - A New Celebration of Children Around the World (Hardcover): Dk Children Just Like Me - A New Celebration of Children Around the World (Hardcover)
Dk 1
R453 R278 Discovery Miles 2 780 Save R175 (39%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Learn about the incredible everyday lives of real children from around the world in this book about people and places for kids aged 7 to 9. From clothing around the world to different kinds of food, find out about everyday lives through the eyes and words of children themselves. In Children Just Like Me you will travel to a river in Vietnam to find out what life is like for Tai, who lives on a houseboat, and you will jet off to the plains of Tanzania to meet Shigo, a member of the Maasai people. This fantastic book about people and places is packed with original photography of children, their friends and family, home and school. It vividly illustrates different cultures around the world, from rural farms to busy cities. It is a celebration of children - a celebration of their similarities and of their differences. It's an important book for our times. So get ready to take a journey around the world to meet Children Just Like Me!

Feminists Don't Wear Pink (and oTher Lies) - Amazing Women on What the F-word Means to Them (Hardcover): Scarlett Curtis Feminists Don't Wear Pink (and oTher Lies) - Amazing Women on What the F-word Means to Them (Hardcover)
Scarlett Curtis 1
R309 R214 Discovery Miles 2 140 Save R95 (31%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

"Brilliant, hysterical, truthful and real. These essays illuminate the path for our future female leaders." - Reese Witherspoon

"As a feminist who loves pink, I give this brilliant book of essays an enthusiastic "YES"" - Mindy Kaling

"A refreshing and honest celebration of all that it means to be a woman today." - Fearne Cotton

We asked 52 women: what does the F word mean to you?

The result is extraordinary.

The must-read book for 2018. Follow @feminists on Instagram for updates.

Warning: contains a lot of feminism and some explicit content!

Nelson Mandela Little Guides to Great Lives (Hardcover): Illustrati Isabel Thomas Nelson Mandela Little Guides to Great Lives (Hardcover)
Illustrati Isabel Thomas 1
R215 R166 Discovery Miles 1 660 Save R49 (23%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician and philanthropist, Nelson Mandela's journey from political prisoner to president of South Africa is an incredible tale of triumph in the face of adversity. 2018 marks a hundred years since his birth. From artists to aviators and scientists to revolutionaries, Little Guides to Great Lives is a brand new series of small-format guides introducing children to the most inspirational figures from history in a fun, accessible way. Launching with Leonardo da Vinci, Marie Curie, Nelson Mandela and Amelia Earhart, Little Guides to Great Lives tells the stories of the most amazing people from all over the world and across history, with colourful illustrations and fresh design to bring their incredible stories to life.

The Robertson Family - Attacked by Orcas (Paperback): Virginia Loh-Hagan The Robertson Family - Attacked by Orcas (Paperback)
Virginia Loh-Hagan
R248 R198 Discovery Miles 1 980 Save R50 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Neil Armstrong and Nat Love, Space Cowboys (Paperback): Steve Sheinkin Neil Armstrong and Nat Love, Space Cowboys (Paperback)
Steve Sheinkin; Illustrated by Neil Swaab
R140 R117 Discovery Miles 1 170 Save R23 (16%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Abraham Lincoln, Pro Wrestler (Paperback): Steve Sheinkin Abraham Lincoln, Pro Wrestler (Paperback)
Steve Sheinkin; Illustrated by Neil Swaab
R140 R117 Discovery Miles 1 170 Save R23 (16%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Traditional Tales North America (Hardcover): Vic Parker Traditional Tales North America (Hardcover)
Vic Parker
R267 R191 Discovery Miles 1 910 Save R76 (28%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Collections of tales from cultures around the globe, made accessible to younger readers Written in simple, clear and highly readable text, Traditional Tales from Around the World contain a myriad of legends, some of which may already be familiar to children - such as the much-loved adventures of Davy Crockett - and others that may not. The books begin with an introduction, informing the reader about the people who created the stories, where they lived, and why stories are an important part of everyone's lives. Each book is beautifully illustrated in the style of the place that the stories are from. Strong multicultural content - excellent resources for understanding people all around the world. Excellent for home use as well as school libraries or classrooms (where they tie in well with the Literacy Hour). Each book in the series contains a table of contents and an index.

The Atlas Obscura Explorer's Guide for the World's Most Adventurous Kid - 47 countries, 100 extraordinary places to... The Atlas Obscura Explorer's Guide for the World's Most Adventurous Kid - 47 countries, 100 extraordinary places to visit (Hardcover)
Dylan Thuras 1
R452 R278 Discovery Miles 2 780 Save R174 (38%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Calling all curious kids! It's time to pack your bags and embark on the journey of a lifetime. Created by the same team behind Atlas Obscura, the #1 New York Times bestseller that has over 600,000 copies in print in its first year, The Atlas Obscura Explorer's Guide for the World's Most Adventurous Kid is a thrillingly imaginative expedition to 100 of the world's most mysterious and mesmerising places. The hottest place on earth, and the coldest. Lava lakes and the otherworldly Blood Falls of Antarctica. An underwater spaceship graveyard and a museum of dancing mummies. As compelling as the destinations is the way the book unfolds. Imagine the world's most ingenious tour guide working with an unlimited budget, and this is the journey you'd take: hopscotching from country to country in a daisy chain of connecting attractions. For example, visit the site of a mysterious meteor crash in Siberia, then turn the page and learn about one in the Yucatan. While in Mexico, visit the fantastical crystal caves, and then turn the page to find yourself in another massive cave, this time in Vietnam. Illustrated in gorgeous and appropriately evocative full-spread watercolours, this book is a passport to a world of hidden possibilities.

City Trails - Paris (Paperback): Lonely Planet Kids, Moira Butterfield, Helen Greathead, Dynamo Ltd City Trails - Paris (Paperback)
Lonely Planet Kids, Moira Butterfield, Helen Greathead, Dynamo Ltd 1
R216 R168 Discovery Miles 1 680 Save R48 (22%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Here's a book about Paris that's seriously streetwise! Let Marco and Amelia, our Lonely Planet explorers, take you off the tourist trail and guide you on a journey through Paris you'll never forget. This book is perfect for anyone who has been to Paris, plans to go there or is just interested in finding out more about this amazing city! Discover Paris's best-kept secrets, amazing stories and loads of other cool stuff from the comfort of your own home, or while out and about in the city. Find out where you can ride a dodo, how to paint the Eiffel Tower, where Paris keeps its historic underpants and lots more! For ages 8 and up. Contents: Expect the Unexpected In, On and Over The Water Paris by the Nose City Shapes The World's Smoochiest City? Off With Their Heads Up With The Emperor Sporty Paris Paris on a Plate Rumblings Under the Streets Paris, C'est Chic Paris on the Prowl It Happened First in Paris Paris by Paintbrush Cops and Robbers Ghostly, Grim and Grisly Paris Magic Rats, Cats and a Hunchback Paris After Dark Also available: London City Trails, New York City Trails. About Lonely Planet Kids: From the world's leading travel publisher comes Lonely Planet Kids, a children's imprint that brings the world to life for young explorers everywhere. With a range of beautiful books for children aged 5-12, we're kickstarting the travel bug and showing kids just how amazing our planet can be. From bright and bold sticker activity books, to beautiful gift titles bursting at the seams with amazing facts, we aim to inspire and delight curious kids, showing them the rich diversity of people, places and cultures that surrounds us. We pledge to share our enthusiasm and love of the world, our sense of humour and continual fascination for what it is that makes the world we live in the diverse and magnificent place it is. It's going to be a big adventure - come explore!

DKfindout! Maya, Incas, and Aztecs (Paperback): Dk DKfindout! Maya, Incas, and Aztecs (Paperback)
Dk 1
R130 R103 Discovery Miles 1 030 Save R27 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Find out about the incredible ancient civilizations of the Americas, right up until the Spanish conquest. Discover the monumental pyramids and mountain cities of the Maya, Inca, and Aztec people. Explore the sites of Chichen Itza, Machu Picchu, and Tenochtitlan, learn the pictures of the Mayan language, unearth the history of chocolate, and find out how naughty children were punished with chillis!

Peer into the past with amazing illustrations, see some of the most impressive ancient structures in the world, and stock up on facts to amaze your friends with. Packed with information, artefacts, and colourful illustrations, DKfindout! Maya, Incas, and Aztecs brings their worlds to life.

The DKfindout! series introduces children to a range of exciting topics in a fun, engaging way. Checked by specialist consultants and an educational expert, this is not only a source of information you can trust, but one that is age-appropriate and supports your child's schoolwork. Books you may also enjoy from the DKfindout! series include DKfindout! Ancient Egypt, DKfindout! Ancient Rome and DKfindout! Stone Age.

Lurgan Champagne and Other Tales - Real Life Stories from Northern Ireland (Paperback): Amanda Verlaque Lurgan Champagne and Other Tales - Real Life Stories from Northern Ireland (Paperback)
Amanda Verlaque; Edited by Kate Fearon, Amanda Verlaque
R138 Discovery Miles 1 380 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This collection is all about familiar teenage issues - bullying, peer pressure, family problems, body image, boyfriends - but it also shows how these fairly ordinary concerns can be affected by living in an area of conflict.

The King of Kindergarten (Hardcover): Derrick Barnes The King of Kindergarten (Hardcover)
Derrick Barnes
R331 R271 Discovery Miles 2 710 Save R60 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
How Do You Say Good Night? (Board book): Cindy Jin How Do You Say Good Night? (Board book)
Cindy Jin; Illustrated by Shirley Ng-Benitez
R144 R115 Discovery Miles 1 150 Save R29 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Snuggle up and learn how to say “good night” in ten different languages with this heartwarming bedtime board book!

A lovely bedtime follow-up to How Do You Say I Love You?, this sweet lullaby featuring adorable illustrations by Shirley Ng-Benitz is the perfect way for parents to wish their little ones a good night’s sleep.

From Mexico, Vietnam, Kenya, and beyond, this charming board book teaches little ones how to say “good night” in ten different languages: Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, French, Italian, Portuguese, Swahili, Arabic, Vietnamese, German, and Korean!

Your Feelings: I Feel Bullied (Paperback, New Ed): Jen Green Your Feelings: I Feel Bullied (Paperback, New Ed)
Jen Green; Illustrated by Mike Gordon
R182 R151 Discovery Miles 1 510 Save R31 (17%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Written for young children, describing what it feels like to be bullied. The book looks at different forms of bullying, including physical violence, name-calling and intimidation, and suggests ways of dealing with bullies. It is one of a series, intended to help children deal with emotions they experience in their everyday lives; and contains notes for parents and teachers, with suggestions of ways to promote an understanding of disability, through discussion and role play.

The A-Z of Wonder Women (Hardcover): Yvonne Lin The A-Z of Wonder Women (Hardcover)
Yvonne Lin 1
R185 R159 Discovery Miles 1 590 Save R26 (14%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Celebrate a whole alphabet of trailblazing, groundbreaking wonder women from around the world and through time, taking in Ada Lovelace, J. K. Rowling, Oprah Winfrey and every letter in between.

Men and women, boys and girls need heroes to look up to, and to aspire to be. There are thousands upon thousands of books and films about amazing athletes, scientists, artists and explorers, but they're almost all men. Girls get princesses and mermaids - sure, not necessarily the worst career choices, but there aren't enough castles and beaches for the world's 3.5 billion women.

This book brings incredible women out of the shadows, celebrates their success and acknowledges their achievements. Certain to empower and inspire women and girls everywhere, it's perfect for fans of The Little Book of Feminist Saints, Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls and We Should All Be Feminists.

Goodbye, Friend! Hello, Friend! (Hardcover): Cori Doerrfeld Goodbye, Friend! Hello, Friend! (Hardcover)
Cori Doerrfeld
R336 R275 Discovery Miles 2 750 Save R61 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History (Hardcover): Chelsea Clinton She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History (Hardcover)
Chelsea Clinton
R307 R245 Discovery Miles 2 450 Save R62 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The companion to Chelsea Clinton & Alexandra Boiger's #1 New York Times bestseller, She Persisted. Perfect for tiny activists, mini feminists and little kids who are ready to take on the world. Women around the world have long dreamed big, even when they've been told their dreams didn't matter. They've spoken out, risen up and fought for what's right, even when they've been told to be quiet. Whether in science, the arts, sports or activism, women and girls throughout history have been determined to break barriers and change the status quo. They haven't let anyone get in their way and have helped us better understand our world and what's possible. In this companion book to She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World, Chelsea Clinton introduces readers to a group of thirteen incredible women who have shaped history all across the globe. She Persisted Around the World is a book for everyone who has ever aimed high and been told to step down, for everyone who has ever raised their voice and been told to quiet down, and for everyone who has ever felt small, unimportant or unworthy. Alexandra Boiger's vibrant artwork accompanies this inspiring text that shows readers of all ages that, no matter what obstacles come their way, they have the power to persist and succeed. This book features: Marie Curie, Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, Viola Desmond, Sissi Lima do Amor, Leymah Gbowee, Caroline Herschel, Wangari Maathai, Aisha Rateb, J.K. Rowling, Kate Sheppard, Yuan Yuan Tan, Mary Verghese and Malala Yousafzai. Praise for She Persisted Around the World "Clinton again writes in a measured tone that is at once celebratory and defiant. Boiger's watercolor and ink artwork exudes warmth and subtle power." --Publishers Weekly Praise for She Persisted * "[A] lovely, moving work of children's literature [and a] polished introduction to a diverse and accomplished group of women." --Publishers Weekly, starred review "Exemplary . . . This well-curated list will show children that women's voices have made themselves emphatically heard." --Booklist "[She Persisted] will remind little girls that they can achieve their goals if they don't let obstacles get in the way." --Family Circle "We can't wait to grab a copy for some of the awesome kids in our lives . . . and maybe some of the grown-ups, too." --Bustle "A message we all need to hear." --Scary Mommy "This will be a great read for kids (especially young girls)." --Romper "We cannot wait for the launch of Smart Girl Chelsea Clinton's new book to help remind kids everywhere that the fearlessness that characterizes the thirteen women in the book is what has emboldened us to constantly strive for progress and justice." --Amy Poehler's Smart Girls

Asia (Paperback): Christine Juarez Asia (Paperback)
Christine Juarez
R180 R145 Discovery Miles 1 450 Save R35 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Come along and investigate the continent of Asia. What are its biggest cities? Where is its tallest mountain? What natural resources are found there?

DK Life Stories: Florence Nightingale (Paperback): Kitson Jazynka DK Life Stories: Florence Nightingale (Paperback)
Kitson Jazynka; Illustrated by Charlotte Ager
R118 R98 Discovery Miles 980 Save R20 (17%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
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