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Shockwave (Paperback): Wilbur Smith, Chris Wakling Shockwave (Paperback)
Wilbur Smith, Chris Wakling
R170 R119 Discovery Miles 1 190 Save R51 (30%) In Stock

Third high-octane instalment in the bestselling author's compelling Jack Courtney Adventures for readers 10+, following CLOUDBURST and THUNDERBOLT.

On the pretext of making a film for his mother's environmental protection work, Jack wangles an expedition to the Arctic with his friends Amelia and Xander and cousin Caleb. But Xander's investigations into the mysterious backers funding their adventure raises Jack's suspicions. Is the renewable energy investment company really as environmentally responsible as it claims to be?

While sledding with dogs, ice fishing, driving snowmobiles and sleeping in a self-made igloo, accidents beset them. Then disaster strikes when Caleb takes on a pack of wolves.

Can Jack really trust his mother's friend Jonny Armfield to come to their help, or is he part of the problem?

Art and Creative Development for Young Children (Paperback, 8th edition): J. Fox, Robert Schirrmacher Art and Creative Development for Young Children (Paperback, 8th edition)
J. Fox, Robert Schirrmacher 2
R753 R685 Discovery Miles 6 850 Save R68 (9%) In Stock

Written for pre-service and in-service early childhood professionals in child care, preschool, or kindergarten through third grade settings, ART & CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT FOR YOUNG CHILDREN, 8th Edition, takes a child-centered approach to art education. Updated throughout, the book includes an in-depth discussion of technology to aid teachers in understanding the role that technology can play in children's visual art appreciation and production. Guidelines for establishing an inclusive art program in classrooms for young children are included for early childhood professionals. Activities and recipes make the text a valuable resource for in-service teachers.

The World's Worst Pets (Paperback): David Walliams The World's Worst Pets (Paperback)
David Walliams; Illustrated by Adam Stower
R255 R204 Discovery Miles 2 040 Save R51 (20%) In Stock

BE WARNED! AWFUL ANIMALS LURK INSIDE... Millions of readers have loved The World's Worst Children, The World's Worst Teachers and The World's Worst Parents - now they will delight in this ludicrously laugh-out-loud collection of pets, brought to you by the phenomenal Number One bestselling author David Walliams, with every story illustrated in vibrant colour by Adam Stower. These ten tales of the world's craziest creatures will have you shaking with laughter. You'll never look at pets in the same way again! Marvel at Houdini, the magician's rabbit. Take a trip around the world with Zoom, the supersonic tortoise. Gasp at the chaos created by Griselda, a grizzly bear with a big secret. And RUN FOR YOUR LIVES! It's Furp, the monstrous goldfish! Good pets, bad pets, supervillain pets, pets as big as a house and pets that could eat you in one gulp - these are the most hilarious and horrendous animals around. David Walliams was most recently Children's #1 bestseller for six weeks with Gangsta Granny Strikes Again! (TCM chart: from 20 Nov 2021)

Diary Of A Wimpy Kid 15: Deep End (Hardcover): Jeff Kinney Diary Of A Wimpy Kid 15: Deep End (Hardcover)
Jeff Kinney
R235 R188 Discovery Miles 1 880 Save R47 (20%) In Stock

In The Deep End, book 15 of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series from #1 international bestselling author Jeff Kinney, Greg Heffley and his family hit the road for a cross-country camping trip, ready for the adventure of a lifetime.

But things take an unexpected turn, and they find themselves stranded at an RV park that's not exactly a summertime paradise. When the skies open up and the water starts to rise, the Heffleys wonder if they can save their vacation - or if they're already in too deep.

And don't miss Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Adventure, an all-new fantasy from Greg's best friend - the follow-up to the instant #1 bestseller Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson's Journal.

The Brightest Star In The Sky (Hardcover): Chyemenn Santos The Brightest Star In The Sky (Hardcover)
Chyemenn Santos; Illustrated by Alberto Massetti 2
R198 Discovery Miles 1 980 In Stock

Uncle Mike and I play hide and seek. And when its time for him to leave, he says "I'll see you soon, my Pumpkin. Well play some more next week." Uncle Mike didn't come back the next week and I didn't understand why. So Daddy picked me up, kissed my cheek and said, "There's something I want to show you, up in the sky."

The Brightest Star In The Sky is beautifully told, and helps children deal with the loss of a loved one.

The Trials of Apollo 4: The Tyrant's Tomb (Paperback): Rick Riordan The Trials of Apollo 4: The Tyrant's Tomb (Paperback)
Rick Riordan
R280 R224 Discovery Miles 2 240 Save R56 (20%) In Stock

You will get to the Tiber alive. You will start to Jive.

I am Apollo

I will remember

The former God Apollo, cast out by his father, Zeus, is having a pretty rough time of it.

Well, for one thing, he's called Lester. But being an awkward mortal teenager is the least of his worries.

Though he and his friends (some of them) have emerged from the Burning Maze, rescued the Oracle and lived to fight another day, they can't escape the tragedy that has befallen them, or the terrible trials still to face.

So, with heavy heart, Apollo (OK, Lester) and Meg have a triumvirate still to defeat, oracles to rescue, and prophecies to decipher, so that the world may be saved, and Lester may ascend into the heavens to become Apollo once again.

But, right now, Caligula is sailing to San Francisco to deal with Camp Jupiter personally, and they have to get their first. Or risk its destruction . . .

Middle School: It's A Zoo In Here (Paperback): James Patterson Middle School: It's A Zoo In Here (Paperback)
James Patterson
R170 R125 Discovery Miles 1 250 Save R45 (26%) In Stock

In this instalment in the hilarious illustrated children's series, Rafe feels like a caged lion at his summer job at the zoo - until a real lion desperately needs his help. Rafe is days away from sweet summer freedom - but his bad grades have other plans for him. He can't fail a summer job, right? Working in a zoo sounds great but Rafe is stuck polishing his boss's car, digging oven pits and scrubbing . . . toilets. He's destined for the failed jobs Hall of Fame until an encounter with an endangered lion puts his wildlife knowledge to the test. This time, it's more than just his grades on the line.

The Ickabog (Hardcover): J. K. Rowling The Ickabog (Hardcover)
J. K. Rowling
R450 R385 Discovery Miles 3 850 Save R65 (14%) In Stock

The Ickabog is coming… A mythical monster, a kingdom in peril, an adventure that will test two children’s bravery to the limit. Discover a brilliantly original fairy tale about the power of hope and friendship to triumph against all odds, from one of the world’s best storytellers.

The kingdom of Cornucopia was once the happiest in the world. It had plenty of gold, a king with the finest moustaches you could possibly imagine, and butchers, bakers and cheesemongers whose exquisite foods made a person dance with delight when they ate them. Everything was perfect – except for the misty Marshlands to the north which, according to legend, were home to the monstrous Ickabog. Anyone sensible knew that the Ickabog was just a myth, to scare children into behaving. But the funny thing about myths is that sometimes they take on a life of their own.

Could a myth unseat a beloved king? Could a myth bring a once happy country to its knees? Could a myth thrust two children into an adventure they didn’t ask for and never expected?

If you’re feeling brave, step into the pages of this book to find out…

Chain Of Iron - The Last Hours: Book 2 (Paperback): Cassandra Clare Chain Of Iron - The Last Hours: Book 2 (Paperback)
Cassandra Clare
R210 R145 Discovery Miles 1 450 Save R65 (31%) In Stock

The Shadowhunters must catch a killer in Edwardian London in this dangerous and romantic sequel to the #1 New York Times bestselling novel Chain of Gold, from New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author Cassandra Clare. Chain of Iron is a Shadowhunters novel.

Cordelia Carstairs seems to have everything she ever wanted. She’s engaged to marry James Herondale, the boy she has loved since childhood. She has a new life in London with her best friend Lucie Herondale and James’s charming companions, the Merry Thieves. She is about to be reunited with her beloved father. And she bears the sword Cortana, a legendary hero’s blade.

But the truth is far grimmer. James and Cordelia’s marriage is a lie, arranged to save Cordelia’s reputation. James is in love with the mysterious Grace Blackthorn whose brother, Jesse, died years ago in a terrible accident. Cortana burns Cordelia’s hand when she touches it, while her father has grown bitter and angry. And a serial murderer is targeting the Shadowhunters of London, killing under cover of darkness, then vanishing without a trace.

Together with the Merry Thieves, Cordelia, James and Lucie must follow the trail of the knife-wielding killer through the city’s most dangerous streets. All the while, each is keeping a shocking secret: Lucie, that she plans to raise Jesse from the dead; Cordelia, that she has sworn a dangerous oath of loyalty to a mysterious power; and James, that he is being drawn further each night into the dark web of his grandfather, the arch-demon Belial. And that he himself may be the killer they seek.

X-kit Undergraduate Physiology (Paperback): M. Buskle, D.W. Strauss, A.M. Engelbrecht, I. Ismail-Wesso, A. Knight, M. Mattheyse X-kit Undergraduate Physiology (Paperback)
M. Buskle, D.W. Strauss, A.M. Engelbrecht, I. Ismail-Wesso, A. Knight, … 1
R512 R473 Discovery Miles 4 730 Save R39 (8%) In Stock

These study guides cover the basic concepts and skills required in a subject at first-year level and combine generic academic skills, professional skills and academic content. They simplify difficult concepts and allow the student to practice and apply these concepts. Each chapter covers the key areas of skills, ideas and practice. The step-by-step approach promotes an understanding of complex concepts. Practice for the exam exercises at the end of each chapter help students prepare for the exams. Tips are provided on how to cope with learning in the tertiary environment.

The Hate U Give (Paperback, Movie Tie-In): Angie Thomas The Hate U Give (Paperback, Movie Tie-In)
Angie Thomas 1
R175 R65 Discovery Miles 650 Save R110 (63%) In Stock

Movie tie-in edition of the No. 1 New York Times bestseller and Waterstones Children's Book Prize winner, now a major motion picture from Twentieth Century Fox, starring Amandla Stenberg.

Sixteen-year-old Starr lives in two worlds: the poor neighbourhood where she was born and raised and her posh high school in the suburbs. The uneasy balance between them is shattered when Starr is the only witness to the fatal shooting of her unarmed best friend, Khalil, by a police officer. Now what Starr says could destroy her community. It could also get her killed.

Inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, this is a powerful and gripping novel about one girl's struggle for justice.

My Busy Books: Disney Frozen 2 - Storybook + 12 Figurines + Playmat (Board book): My Busy Books: Disney Frozen 2 - Storybook + 12 Figurines + Playmat (Board book)
R325 R260 Discovery Miles 2 600 Save R65 (20%) In Stock

Join Anna, Elsa and their friends for a magical adventure! A book and toy all in one, this My Busy Books activity kit comes complete with a brightly illustrated book, well-crafted figurines, and a giant durable playmat. Children ages 36 months and up will enjoy spending time with Olaf, Sven, and an enchanting cast from the latest film. Their imaginations are sure to be ignited as they learn about the characters, and then use the figurines and playmat to bring the book scenes to life or to create their own exciting new tales for these endearing characters!

© Disney


  • Sturdy board book
  • Colourful images
  • Lively story
  • Plastic figurines
  • Durable playmat
  • Figurines and playmat stored in the book
  • Portable
  • 10 pages of fun!

Since 1979, Phidal Publishing has introduced children to the joys of reading by creating colourful, safe, and fun products. Our goal is to both educate and entertain children by engaging their imaginations. Our books feature familiar faces and original characters in innovative formats developed to meet the needs of parents and children. We at Phidal are honoured that families and educators around the world continue to rely on our collection of carefully crafted books, which spark young imaginations and introduce children to the joys of reading and learning.
Platinum Mathematics CAPS - Grade 6 Learner's Book  (Paperback): L. Bowie, C. Gleeson-Baird, R. Jones, H. Morgan, K.... Platinum Mathematics CAPS - Grade 6 Learner's Book (Paperback)
L. Bowie, C. Gleeson-Baird, R. Jones, H. Morgan, K. Morrison 3
R186 R172 Discovery Miles 1 720 Save R14 (8%) In Stock
Disney Frozen - Padded Storybook & Cd (Hardcover): Disney Frozen - Padded Storybook & Cd (Hardcover)
R160 R124 Discovery Miles 1 240 Save R36 (22%) In Stock

With original movie voices. Disney Frozen book and CD.

You Are A Wish (Paperback): Jaco Jacobs You Are A Wish (Paperback)
Jaco Jacobs; Illustrated by Tumi K. Steyn
R150 R129 Discovery Miles 1 290 Save R21 (14%) In Stock

Oh, how we wished and wished for someone just like you. Someone special to share our home. And the special times, too.

This warm, lyrical picture books tells the story of different adoptive families. It’s the perfect starting point for parents who want to discuss the topic of adoption, and it helps children to understand that every family is special – even though we may not look the same.

The author’s royalties from the sale of this book will be donated to Engo, a nonprofit non-governmental organization that provides support to individuals and families, and is involved in facilitating adoptions and offering support to adoptive families.

You Are Loved (Paperback): Refiloe Moahloli You Are Loved (Paperback)
Refiloe Moahloli
R150 R129 Discovery Miles 1 290 Save R21 (14%) In Stock

Athandwa’s heart is different. For as long as she can remember, her heart sings. At first it scares her. Why is she different from her family and friends? But when she tries to silence her heart, she discovers a secret … and a special song. A song that Mama, Gogo and Koko also know.

You are loved is a lyrical story about accepting the things that make us unique and celebrating the intergenerational love that lifts and protects us.

The book is also available in isiZulu and Afrikaans.

Kantiga Uthola Igama Elimfanele (Xhosa, Paperback): Mabel Mnensa Kantiga Uthola Igama Elimfanele (Xhosa, Paperback)
Mabel Mnensa
R130 R112 Discovery Miles 1 120 Save R18 (14%) In Stock

“Kwaye kukho intombazana entle encinane enentliziyo enkulu njengegama layo, uKantiga. Kodwa uKantiga wayengalithandi igama lakhe.” Esakuva oku, uGogo umbalisela ibali losapho lengqayi engummangaliso ebonakala ngathi ayinamsebenzi ngenxa yokuba ichachambile kwaye yonakele. Sifunda ngendlela esithi esi siphene siyenze igqibelele nangakumbi.

Landela eli bali limnandi lizele ubumbejembeje nobuntsomi, njengoko uKantiga ezama ukufumana igama eligqibeleleyo ekwakuhambo lokufunda banzi ngobuni bakhe nemvelaphi yakhe.

Diary Of A Wimpy Kid 16: Big Shot (Hardcover): Jeff Kinney Diary Of A Wimpy Kid 16: Big Shot (Hardcover)
Jeff Kinney
R200 R99 Discovery Miles 990 Save R101 (51%) In Stock

In Big Shot, book 16 of the hilarious Diary of a Wimpy Kid series from #1 international bestselling author Jeff Kinney, Greg Heffley and sports just don't mix.

After a disastrous competition at school, Greg decides that he's officially retired from ANY kind of sport! That is, until his mom persuades him to give it one more go and makes Greg reluctantly agree to sign up for basketball.

Try-outs are a MESS, and Greg is sure he won't make the cut. But he unexpectedly lands a spot on the worst team.

As Greg and his new teammates start the season, their chances of winning even a single game look slim. But in sports, anything can happen. When everything is on the line and the ball is in Greg's hands, will he rise to the occasion? Or will he blow his big shot?

Musiekensiklopedie Vir Kinders - Ontdek Die Wereld Van Musiek (Afrikaans, Paperback): Hans-Gunter Heuman, Monica Heuman Musiekensiklopedie Vir Kinders - Ontdek Die Wereld Van Musiek (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Hans-Gunter Heuman, Monica Heuman; Illustrated by Andreas Schurmann; Translated by Maria Smit
R229 Discovery Miles 2 290 In Stock

Hoe lyk 'n balalaika en wat is ritme? Wie was Robert Schumann? In die boek se 250 artikels oor instrumente, komponiste en musiekterme uit klassieke musiek, jazz en popmusiek sal jy antwoorde op die en hope ander musiekverwante vrae vind! 'n Noodsaaklike naslaanbron vir kinders wat lief is vir musiek, met meer as 200 volkleurillustrasies en fotoís, talle notevoorbeelde, ín register met ongeveer 1000 terme met verklarings oor die herkoms en uitspraak daarvan.

Swarm Rising - Book 1 (Paperback): Tim Peake, Steve Cole Swarm Rising - Book 1 (Paperback)
Tim Peake, Steve Cole
R246 R207 Discovery Miles 2 070 Save R39 (16%) In Stock

From astronaut Tim Peake and bestselling author Steve Cole: exciting action-adventure rooted in cutting-edge space-age science and technology. When Danny is kidnapped by Adi - who can run through brick walls and make cars drive on water - he realises that all humans are in danger. Adi is part of a super-advanced hive mind, the Swarm, which intends to protect the Earth from the environmental catastrophe caused by the human race. Adi - Alien Digital Intelligence in the form of a girl - can bend the laws of physics and control digital data, but as a digital being she wants to know what it's like to be human. Which is where Danny comes in. But what exactly is the 'help' the secretive Swarm is offering? Can Danny and his friend Jamila help Adi stop the Swarm Agents and give humanity a second chance?

The Christmas Pig (Hardcover): J. K. Rowling The Christmas Pig (Hardcover)
J. K. Rowling; Illustrated by Jim Field
R499 R420 Discovery Miles 4 200 Save R79 (16%) In Stock

One boy and his toy are about to change everything...

Jack loves his childhood toy, Dur Pig. DP has always been there for him, through good and bad. Until one Christmas Eve, something terrible happens - DP is lost. But Christmas Eve is a night for miracles and lost causes, a night when all things can come to life... even toys.

And Jack's newest toy - the Christmas Pig (DP's annoying replacement) - has a daring plan: Together they'll embark on a magical journey to seek something lost, and to save the best friend Jack has ever known...

A heartwarming, page-turning adventure about one child's love for his most treasured thing, and how far he will go to find it. A tale for the whole family to fall in love with, from one of the world's greatest storytellers.

A gorgeously gifty hardback, with full-colour jacket and featuring 9 black and white spreads and decorative inside art from renowned illustrator, Jim Field.

UNomakhwezi (Xhosa, Paperback): Ken Wilson-Max UNomakhwezi (Xhosa, Paperback)
Ken Wilson-Max
R130 R112 Discovery Miles 1 120 Save R18 (14%) In Stock

The stars are the limit for a little girl who acts out her wish to be an astronaut - inspired by a very special person. Astrid has loved the stars and space for as long as she can remember. 'I want to be an astronaut!' she says to everyone who will listen. While her mama is away, Astrid and her papa have fun acting out the challenges an astronaut faces on a space mission - like being in zero gravity ('I can do that all day long!' she says), eating food from a kind of tube, and doing science experiments with the help of cookie sheets. When at last it's time to meet Mama at the air base, Astrid wears her favourite space T-shirt to greet her. But where exactly has Mama been? Channelling a sense of childlike delight, Ken Wilson-Max brings space travel up close for young readers and offers an inspiring ending.

The Gruffalo Puppet Book (Board book): Julia Donaldson The Gruffalo Puppet Book (Board book)
Julia Donaldson; Illustrated by Axel Scheffler
R299 Discovery Miles 2 990 In Stock

Play with the soft, cuddly Gruffalo hand puppet as you read the fun story, based on the bestselling picture book The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

With this fantastic addition to the My First Gruffalo range, you can use your special Gruffalo hand puppet to scare away Fox, Owl and Snake as you read the interactive text. Then see if you are brave enough to scratch the Gruffalo's warty nose and tickle his prickles!

Toddlers and young children will love meeting the Gruffalo, Mouse and the other animals in the deep dark wood in a playful new way in The Gruffalo Puppet Book, with a simple preschool story based on the original picture book and a fantastically detailed Gruffalo hand puppet.

The Sky Is Everywhere (Paperback, Film Tie-in Edition): Jandy Nelson The Sky Is Everywhere (Paperback, Film Tie-in Edition)
Jandy Nelson
R225 R162 Discovery Miles 1 620 Save R63 (28%) In Stock

Seventeen-year-old Lennie Walker spends her time tucked safely and happily in the shadow of her fiery older sister, Bailey. But when Bailey dies abruptly, Lennie is catapulted to centre stage of her own life - and suddenly finds herself struggling to balance two boys.

One boy takes Lennie out of her sorrow; the other comforts her in it. But the two can't collide without Lennie's world exploding...

Jy Is 'n Wens (Afrikaans): Jaco Jacobs, Tumi K. Steyn Jy Is 'n Wens (Afrikaans)
Jaco Jacobs, Tumi K. Steyn
R150 R129 Discovery Miles 1 290 Save R21 (14%) In Stock

Ons het gewens en gewens vir iemand net soos jy. 'n Spesiale iemand wat by ons kan kom bly. Hierdie prenteboek vertel op 'n deernisvolle en prettige manier die storie van verskillende gesinne wat kinders aanneem. Dit is die perfekte wegspringplek vir ouers wat met kinders oor aanneming wil gesels, en dit help kinders om te verstaan dat elke gesin spesiaal is - al lyk ons nie noodwendig dieselfde nie. Die outeur se tantieme op die verkope van die boek word aan Engo geskenk. Engo is 'n niewinsgewende en nieregeringsorganisasie wat ondersteuning bied aan individue en gesinne en betrokke is by die fasilitering van aannemings en ondersteuning bied aan aanneem-gesinne. Die boek is ook beskikbaar in Engels.

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