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Mythologica - An encyclopedia of gods, monsters and mortals from ancient Greek (Hardcover): Victoria Topping Mythologica - An encyclopedia of gods, monsters and mortals from ancient Greek (Hardcover)
Victoria Topping; Stephen P. Kershaw 1
R469 R330 Discovery Miles 3 300 Save R139 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

An illustrated encyclopedia of Greek mythology like no other, Mythologica features startlingly beautiful and exquisitely otherworldly portraits of mythological characters in eye-popping colour from artist Victoria Topping and authoritative text from Classics scholar and Greek mythology expert Dr Stephen Kershaw. Uncover the colourful lives of 50 powerful gods and goddesses, earth-dwelling mortals and terrifying monsters as you journey back in time to ancient Greece. From the fearless Athena and her meddlesome ways to the brave and bold Odysseus and his remarkable journey home, discover why these incredible stories are still a part of our culture today. Listed alphabetically, each boldly designed spread presents a figure from the myths, including their name in Greek, their defining attributes and a summary of their story, along with multiple sidelights that provide additional facts. Interspersed with the profiles are summaries of famous mythological tales and historical events, like the Odyssey, the Trojan War and the story of the Argonauts. An electrifying visual portrayal of each figure transports you directly into their wild world. Victoria Topping's artwork is a fusion of technological and traditional techniques that combines photography, painting and cut-paper collage to perfectly express the blending of human and fantastic traits from which mythical beings are made. The thrilling images and digestible text provide the perfect introduction to the lively world of Greek mythology. Prepare to be amazed as you uncover the epic, heroic and sometimes terrible lives of mortals, monsters and gods.

Tough Guides: How to Survive in the Ocean (Hardcover): Louise Spilsbury Tough Guides: How to Survive in the Ocean (Hardcover)
Louise Spilsbury
R300 R250 Discovery Miles 2 500 Save R50 (17%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Learn about the dangers that lurk in the ocean and how people have devised ways to survive and live in the water. This series examines how people can and do survive in some of the world's most hostile environments, from the desert and desert islands through to survival on the oceans or the wildernesses of the Arctic and Antarctica. Feature boxes examine key survival techniques and also offer case studies of people who have survived Earth's most inhospitable landscapes. Perfect for readers aged 7 and up.

Usborne Atlas and Jigsaw Great Britain and Ireland (Novelty book): Sam Smith Usborne Atlas and Jigsaw Great Britain and Ireland (Novelty book)
Sam Smith; Illustrated by The Boy Fitz Hammond
R201 R135 Discovery Miles 1 350 Save R66 (33%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Take a tour of the British Isles with this entertaining atlas and 300-piece jigsaw, with hundreds of animals, landmarks and attractions to spot. The sturdy box contains a vividly illustrated jigsaw of a map of Britain and Ireland , plus a 32-page picture atlas showing each region with towns and cities, rivers, flags and other details.

Hidden Figures, Young Readers' Edition - The Untold True Story of Four African American Women Who Helped Launch Our Nation... Hidden Figures, Young Readers' Edition - The Untold True Story of Four African American Women Who Helped Launch Our Nation Into Space (Large print, Paperback, Large type / large print edition)
Margot Lee Shetterly
R251 R208 Discovery Miles 2 080 Save R43 (17%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Mr Men: The Great British Tour (Paperback): Adam Hargreaves Mr Men: The Great British Tour (Paperback)
Adam Hargreaves 1
R140 R99 Discovery Miles 990 Save R41 (29%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Little Miss Sunshine has bought a double decker bus to do her very own tour of Great Britain. Join the Mr Men and Little Miss as they climb and go from John O’Groats to Lands End, taking in all the famous sights like Stonehenge, Caernarfon Castle, the Giant's Causeway and Ben Nevis along the way, not to forget their very special appointment with the Queen! With so many different Mr Men and Little Miss to please, will Little Miss Sunshine's tour be as great as she hopes?!

The perfect gift for any child enjoying the sights of the UK.

The Mr Men and Little Miss have been delighting children for generations with their charming and funny antics. Bold illustrations and funny stories make Mr Men and Little Miss the perfect story time experience for children aged two up. Have you met them all?

The Story of the Vikings Sticker Book (Paperback, New edition): Megan Cullis The Story of the Vikings Sticker Book (Paperback, New edition)
Megan Cullis
R188 R132 Discovery Miles 1 320 Save R56 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
Antarctica (Paperback): Christine Juarez Antarctica (Paperback)
Christine Juarez
R181 R146 Discovery Miles 1 460 Save R35 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Come along and investigate the continent of Antarctica. What are its landforms? Which animals live there? What do scientists study there?

A School Like Mine (Hardcover): Dk A School Like Mine (Hardcover)
Dk 1
R329 R225 Discovery Miles 2 250 Save R104 (32%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

A School Like Mine is an amazing children's book exploring schools around the world through the eyes of pupils. A modern take on DK's classic children's book reveals the lives of children as they learn at school in their own words. See school activities, classrooms, and playtime in photographs that will appeal to all children curious to learn about the lives of other schoolchildren on every continent. With classic DK design and text, using children's own words, children will take a journey around the world to discover A School Just Like Mine.

Wildheart - The Daring Adventures of John Muir (Hardcover): Julie Bertagna Wildheart - The Daring Adventures of John Muir (Hardcover)
Julie Bertagna; Illustrated by William Goldsmith
R345 R285 Discovery Miles 2 850 Save R60 (17%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Stephen Hawking (Hardcover): Isabel Sanchez Vegara Stephen Hawking (Hardcover)
Isabel Sanchez Vegara; Illustrated by Matt Hunt
R276 R226 Discovery Miles 2 260 Save R50 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

New in the Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Stephen Hawking, the genius physicist and author. When Stephen Hawking was a little boy, he used to stare up at the stars and wonder about the universe. Although he was never top of the class, his curiosity took him to the best universities in England: Oxford and Cambridge. It also led him to make one of the biggest scientific discoveries of the 20th century: Hawking radiation. This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the brilliant physicist's life. Little People, BIG DREAMS is a best-selling series of books and educational games that explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream. This empowering series offers inspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats. The board books are told in simple sentences, perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. The hardcover versions present expanded stories for beginning readers. Boxed gift sets allow you to collect a selection of the books by theme. Paper dolls, learning cards, matching games, and other fun learning tools provide even more ways to make the lives of these role models accessible to children. Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!

The Girl With a Mind for Math (Hardcover): Julia Finley Mosca The Girl With a Mind for Math (Hardcover)
Julia Finley Mosca; Illustrated by Daniel Rieley
R327 R266 Discovery Miles 2 660 Save R61 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book 2019 Selection NSTA Best STEM Trade Books for Students K-12 2019 Selection 2019 Amelia Bloomer List Selection 2019 Mathical Honor Book Meet Raye Montague--the hidden mastermind who made waves in the U.S. Navy! After touring a German submarine in the early 1940s, young Raye set her sights on becoming an engineer. Little did she know sexism and racial inequality would challenge that dream every step of the way, even keeping her greatest career accomplishment a secret for decades. Through it all, the gifted mathematician persisted--finally gaining her well-deserved title in history: a pioneer who changed the course of ship design forever. The Girl With a Mind for Math: The Story of Raye Montague is the third book in a riveting educational series about the inspiring lives of amazing scientists. In addition to the illustrated rhyming tale, you'll find a complete biography, fun facts, a colorful timeline of events, and even a note from Montague herself!

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
The Lady Is a Spy - Virginia Hall, World War II Hero of the French Resistance (Hardcover): Don Mitchell The Lady Is a Spy - Virginia Hall, World War II Hero of the French Resistance (Hardcover)
Don Mitchell 1
R355 R290 Discovery Miles 2 900 Save R65 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Our Lives Our World Spain (Hardcover): Susie Brooks Our Lives Our World Spain (Hardcover)
Susie Brooks
R263 R186 Discovery Miles 1 860 Save R77 (29%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Each Our Lives, Our World title takes the reader on a tour through a day in the life of four children living in another country. Featuring photographs taken by photographers who live in each country, this series gives real insight into what it is like to live somewhere else.

London Mazes (Paperback): Sam Smith London Mazes (Paperback)
Sam Smith 1
R196 R141 Discovery Miles 1 410 Save R55 (28%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Explore London's landmarks and rich history in this entertaining collection of mazes. Each maze is more challenging than the last, from going to watch the tennis at Wimbledon to visiting the Tower of London and shopping in Camden Market. All the answers are at the back of the book.

Gruesome Guide to Stratford-upon-Avon (Paperback): Terry Deary Gruesome Guide to Stratford-upon-Avon (Paperback)
Terry Deary; Illustrated by Mike Phillips 1
R160 R111 Discovery Miles 1 110 Save R49 (31%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

HORRIBLE HISTORIES GRUESOME GUIDES: STRATFORD-UPON-AVON takes readers on a gore-tastic tour of the streets of Stratford-upon-Avon exposing all of its most scurrilous secrets. With the frightful full-colour map tourists can plot their path to the past - pay their respects at Shakespeare's grave, brave spooky Sheep street, and lob cheese in the river. Fatal fleabites, bloody battles and brutal beheadings, it's a trip no Horrible history fan will want to miss!

Black History Matters (Hardcover): Reklaw Education Ltd Black History Matters (Hardcover)
Reklaw Education Ltd
R306 R284 Discovery Miles 2 840 Save R22 (7%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Black history matters, today and always.

An important and hard-hitting account of the history of black people, looking at African kingdoms, slavery, apartheid, the battle for civil rights and much more. Important and inspiring black personalities, from Olaudah Equiano to Oprah Winfrey, are highlighted throughout, while achievements and progress are balanced alongside a look at the issues that continue to plague black communities.

#Blacklivesmatter is a powerful international movement, designed to raise awareness of and end ongoing injustice towards black people. This book is designed to connect with that movement and offer an important resource for all young readers during Black History Month and beyond.

French Phrasebook for Kids (English, French, Paperback, 3rd New edition): French Phrasebook for Kids (English, French, Paperback, 3rd New edition)
1
R116 R73 Discovery Miles 730 Save R43 (37%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Designed for children, with the emphasis on fun, the French Phrasebook for Kids is perfect for children on the move in a handy pocket size. Ideal for holidays, school trips and exchanges. The series covers the most popular European destinations for family holidays, France, Spain and Italy and are presented in cartoon format so the text is easily accessible for children. Sections included: Making friends, Do you want to play?, Lunchtime, Looking good, Hanging out, Pocket money, Grown-up talk, Extra bits. Aimed at children 7 -13.

Dual Language Learners: Comparing Countries: Towns and Villages (English/French) (Multiple languages, Hardcover, Illustrated... Dual Language Learners: Comparing Countries: Towns and Villages (English/French) (Multiple languages, Hardcover, Illustrated edition)
Sabrina Crewe
R304 R254 Discovery Miles 2 540 Save R50 (16%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Take a trip around the world to compare the many different places where people live and work, from big, busy cities, to small, remote villages. Comparing Countries is a groundbreaking non-fiction dual-language series which compares and contrasts ways of life in ten different countries around the world. Presented in two different languages, each title explores a topic common to all children, from homes to festivals, highlighting what makes us different and what we all have in common. This series provides great support to geography learning, as well as helping young language learners improve their reading skills.

Dual Language Learners: Comparing Countries: Towns and Villages (English/Spanish) (Multiple languages, Hardcover, Illustrated... Dual Language Learners: Comparing Countries: Towns and Villages (English/Spanish) (Multiple languages, Hardcover, Illustrated edition)
Sabrina Crewe
R304 R255 Discovery Miles 2 550 Save R49 (16%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Take a trip around the world to compare the many different places where people live and work, from big, busy cities, to small, remote villages. Comparing Countries is a groundbreaking non-fiction dual-language series which compares and contrasts ways of life in ten different countries around the world. Presented in two different languages, each title explores a topic common to all children, from homes to festivals, highlighting what makes us different and what we all have in common. This series provides great support to geography learning, as well as helping young language learners improve their reading skills.

Dual Language Learners: Comparing Countries: Towns and Villages (English/Polish) (Multiple languages, Hardcover, Illustrated... Dual Language Learners: Comparing Countries: Towns and Villages (English/Polish) (Multiple languages, Hardcover, Illustrated edition)
Sabrina Crewe
R304 R255 Discovery Miles 2 550 Save R49 (16%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Take a trip around the world to compare the many different places where people live and work, from big, busy cities, to small, remote villages. Comparing Countries is a groundbreaking non-fiction dual-language series which compares and contrasts ways of life in ten different countries around the world. Presented in two different languages, each title explores a topic common to all children, from homes to festivals, highlighting what makes us different and what we all have in common. This series provides great support to geography learning, as well as helping young language learners improve their reading skills.

Dual Language Learners: Comparing Countries: Towns and Villages (English/Urdu) (Multiple languages, Hardcover, Illustrated... Dual Language Learners: Comparing Countries: Towns and Villages (English/Urdu) (Multiple languages, Hardcover, Illustrated edition)
Sabrina Crewe
R304 R254 Discovery Miles 2 540 Save R50 (16%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Take a trip around the world to compare the many different places where people live and work, from big, busy cities, to small, remote villages. Comparing Countries is a groundbreaking non-fiction dual-language series which compares and contrasts ways of life in ten different countries around the world. Presented in two different languages, each title explores a topic common to all children, from homes to festivals, highlighting what makes us different and what we all have in common. This series provides great support to geography learning, as well as helping young language learners improve their reading skills.

Dual Language Learners: Comparing Countries: Towns and Villages (English/Arabic) (Multiple languages, Hardcover, Illustrated... Dual Language Learners: Comparing Countries: Towns and Villages (English/Arabic) (Multiple languages, Hardcover, Illustrated edition)
Sabrina Crewe
R304 R255 Discovery Miles 2 550 Save R49 (16%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Take a trip around the world to compare the many different places where people live and work, from big, busy cities, to small, remote villages. Comparing Countries is a groundbreaking non-fiction dual-language series which compares and contrasts ways of life in ten different countries around the world. Presented in two different languages, each title explores a topic common to all children, from homes to festivals, highlighting what makes us different and what we all have in common. This series provides great support to geography learning, as well as helping young language learners improve their reading skills.

Philosophers - People You Need to Know (Hardcover): Susannah Wright Philosophers - People You Need to Know (Hardcover)
Susannah Wright
R305 R255 Discovery Miles 2 550 Save R50 (16%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Think outside of the box with 20 of the world's brilliant thinkers. Discover the lives of ten female and ten male philosophers from throughout history and from around the world.

Philosophers is a perfect introduction to philosophy and some of the most dramatic and world-changing lives that challenged the thinking around reason, race, gender, politics, difference and diversity.

Which philosopher felt that thinking proved he existed? Which philosopher wants us to abolish all governments? Who set the groundwork for the feminist movement? Who should we blame for anxiety? Meet Gargi Vachaknavi in India, the Greeks, such as Socrates and Aristotle, then Descartes, Kant, Wollstonecraft, Nietzsche, Arendt, de Beauvoir, Fanon and Piper - just to name a few!

Beautiful and characterful portraits help bring to life these important thinkers and their contributions to our world. Clear, concise text presents key philosophical concepts alongside the stand-out biographical information from fascinating thinkers.

The Age of Exploration - Totally Getting Lost (Epic Fails #4) (Hardcover): Ben Thompson The Age of Exploration - Totally Getting Lost (Epic Fails #4) (Hardcover)
Ben Thompson; Illustrated by Tim Foley; Erik Slader
R309 R251 Discovery Miles 2 510 Save R58 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
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