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Platinum Instamaths: Grade 6 CAPS (Paperback): H. Barry, W. Colyn, J. Philander Platinum Instamaths: Grade 6 CAPS (Paperback)
H. Barry, W. Colyn, J. Philander
R80 R71 Discovery Miles 710 Save R9 (11%) Shipped within 4 - 9 working days

Platinum Instamaths is a carefully graded book of Mathematics exercises designed to promote mathematical practice and understanding in a fun and easy way. It is a structured way for learners to practise and consolidate their Mathematics skills as they fill in their answers in the spaces provided in the book.

A complete set of answers is provided in the centre of the book so that Platinum Instamaths can be used by learners for self-study.

This new edition of Instamaths is packed with new exercises and has been updated to align with the South African Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement (CAPS). The material covers all the required Mathematics concepts and skills, ensuring that the level is appropriate and that adequate progression occurs.

My Gunsteling Storie-Bybel (Afrikaans, Hardcover): Ewald Van Rensburg My Gunsteling Storie-Bybel (Afrikaans, Hardcover)
Ewald Van Rensburg
R111 Discovery Miles 1 110 Shipped within 10 - 15 working days

50 Bybelverhale uit die Ou en Nuwe Testament. Hierdie boek is vol lewendige en prettige illustrasies wat kinders aan God se Woord en Sy liefde vir hulle bekendstel. Elke Bybelverhaal het: 'n gebed om kinders te help om met God 'n band te vorm. 'n Christel

D-Day - Untold stories of the Normandy Landings inspired by 20 real-life people (Hardcover): Michael Noble D-Day - Untold stories of the Normandy Landings inspired by 20 real-life people (Hardcover)
Michael Noble; Illustrated by Alexander Mostov 1
R329 R276 Discovery Miles 2 760 Save R53 (16%) In stock

Relive the events of June 6, 1944 through eye witness accounts that describe 20 real-life stories from the D-Day landings. This book - which presents collated photographs, personal accounts and testimonies from all sides with full-page illustrations dramatizing individual roles - brings a key moment in history to life for young readers hearing about the event for the first time, as we commemorate its 75th anniversary. Meet: Company Sergeant Major Stanley Hollis, the only person to receive the Victoria Cross for their actions that day Lt. Richard Winter, among the first to be parachuted into action (as depicted in Band of Brothers) American journalist Martha Gellhorn, the only woman known to have been present, after disguising herself as a stretcher bearer As well as a host of other inspiring individuals who each played an important part in the turning point of World War II From those involved in reconnaissance, planning and logistics, espionage and development of new technology, through to the military units involved in the invasion and landings, and the subsequent phases of the invasion, this authentic retelling provides a view from every angle of the action.

Caribbean Social Studies for CSEC (Paperback): Stephenson Brathwaite, Judith Gill, Mark Wilson Caribbean Social Studies for CSEC (Paperback)
Stephenson Brathwaite, Judith Gill, Mark Wilson
R595 Discovery Miles 5 950 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Written by an experienced team of teachers and examiners, this title offers comprehensive and accessible new full colour text that clearly addresses all of the concepts in the latest CSEC syllabus. Full coverage of the latest syllabus is included with a focus on core social studies concepts which are supported by a variety of stimuli such as diagrams, pictures, texts of important documents, tables, statistics of the region, cartoons and charts. The book features plenty of current Caribbean case studies and guidance on the SBA and includes a CD-ROM with exam-practice questions and PowerPoint presentations. All questions and activities throughout the book are based on the specific objectives of the syllabus and modelled on those set in the examination.

Feels (Paperback): Scott Westerfeld Feels (Paperback)
Scott Westerfeld 1
R193 R137 Discovery Miles 1 370 Save R56 (29%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Return to the stunning world of IMPOSTORS in this new book by global bestselling author Scott Westerfeld.

Grenade (Paperback): Alan Gratz Grenade (Paperback)
Alan Gratz 1
R167 R118 Discovery Miles 1 180 Save R49 (29%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

It's 1945, and the world is in the grip of war. Hideki lives with his family on the island of Okinawa, near Japan. When the Second World War crashes onto his shores, Hideki is drafted to fight for the Japanese army. He is handed a grenade and a set of instructions: Don't come back until you've killed an American soldier. Ray, a young American Marine, has just landed onOkinawa. This is Ray's first-ever battle, and he doesn't know what to expect -- or if he'll make it out alive. All he knows that the enemy is everywhere. Hideki and Ray each fight their way across the island, surviving heart-pounding ambushes and dangerous traps. Butthen the two of them collide in the middle of the battle... And choices they make in that single instant will change everything. Alan Gratz, New York Times bestselling author of Refugee, returns with this high-octane story of how fear and war tear us apart, but how hope and redemption tie us together. Reviews for Refugee: "An absolute must read for people of all ages" - Hannah Greendale, Goodreads "Like RJ Palacio's Wonder, this book should be mandatory reading..." - Skip, Goodreads "I liked how the book linked history with adventure, and combined to make a realistic storyline for all three characters" - AJH, aged 11, Toppsta

Tales of Amazing Animal Heroes - With an introduction from Michael Morpurgo (Hardcover): Mike Unwin Tales of Amazing Animal Heroes - With an introduction from Michael Morpurgo (Hardcover)
Mike Unwin 1
R284 R187 Discovery Miles 1 870 Save R97 (34%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Be truly inspired by these powerful true stories of animal heroes: meet heroic bears, drone-catching eagles, loyal dogs, sassy cats, and much, MUCH more! This book brings you the heart-wrenching stories of the real animals who traversed treacherous paths, made daring rescues and went above and beyond to save human lives. When faced with human conflict, these animals have all shown bravery, friendship, or brought comfort. Journey throughout history from Hannibal's elephants to a guide dog in the Twin Towers. Uncover 34 amazing animal stories - and celebrate their humans. With vivid colour illustration from five different illustrators, and knowledge from the experts at the Imperial War Museums, this is a book to treasure and share.

Horrible Handbook (Paperback): Terry Deary Horrible Handbook (Paperback)
Terry Deary 1
R229 R144 Discovery Miles 1 440 Save R85 (37%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

An irresistibly brilliant souvenir for fans of Horrible Histories, the Movie: Rotten Romans - the first official Horrible Histories film, releasing 26 July 2019! The Movie Handbook is the ideal horribly hilarious guide to the characters, settings and story behind Horrible Histories, the Movie: Rotten Romans. You'll love meeting Atti and Orla and discovering everything there is to know about their extraordinary adventure in Roman Britain. Horrible Histories, the Movie: Rotten Romans is the first feature adaptation of the bestselling children's history book series, directed by Dominic Brigstocke. Sebastian Croft (young Ned Stark, Game of Thrones) and Emilia Jones (Anne Cromwell,Wolf Hall) star as Atti and Orla, alongside an all-star cast including Nick Frost, Craig Roberts, Kim Cattrall, Kate Nash, Rupert Graves, Alex Macqueen and Derek Jacobi - reprising his role as Claudius.

World War II Map by Map (Hardcover): Dk World War II Map by Map (Hardcover)
Dk; Contributions by Smithsonian Institution; Foreword by Peter Snow 1
R475 R364 Discovery Miles 3 640 Save R111 (23%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Trace the epic history of World War 2 across the globe with more than 100 maps. Includes a foreword by Peter Snow, broadcaster and historian. In this stunning visual history book, purpose-made maps tell the story of the Second World War from the rise of the Axis powers to the dropping of the atom bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki and beyond. Each map is rich with detail and graphics, helping you to chart the progress of key events of World War II on land, sea, and air, such as the Dunkirk evacuation, the attack on Pearl Harbor, the D-Day landings, and the siege of Stalingrad. As well as purpose-made maps, historical maps from both Allied and Axis countries offer unique insights into the events. There are also timelines to help you follow the story as it unfolds, while narrative overviews explain the social, economic, political, and technical developments at the time. Fascinating, large-scale pictures introduce topics such as the Holocaust, blitzkrieg, kamikaze warfare, and code-breaking. Written by a team of historians headed by Richard Overy as consultant, World War II Map by Map examines how the deadliest conflict in history changed the face of our world. It is perfect for students, general readers, and military history enthusiasts.

Emergency Rescue - Meet Real-life Heroes (Hardcover): Camilla Gersh, Dk Emergency Rescue - Meet Real-life Heroes (Hardcover)
Camilla Gersh, Dk
R125 R85 Discovery Miles 850 Save R40 (32%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

DK Reads Emergency is part of DK's three-level reading scheme to get kids reading and learn how to read at home. At the "Starting to Read Alone" level, DK Reads Emergency is ideal for beginners reading for meaning, decoding and recognising words. Find out about lifesaving services who help us in emergencies in DK Reads Emergency, from dispatchers to answer 999 calls, to the police, firefighters, ambulance crew and other crucial services. Learn about the skills they need to do their jobs, the equipment and vehicles they use - and the courage that's required to risk their lives in order to rescue others. Levelled into stages, DK Reads is designed to help every child progress their reading skills and become a confident reader. With engaging stories, exciting images and interactive elements, including recipes, questions, diary entries and more, this series appeals directly to kids.

Sticker: First World War (Paperback, New Edition): Struan Reid Sticker: First World War (Paperback, New Edition)
Struan Reid; Illustrated by Emi Ordas 1
R150 R118 Discovery Miles 1 180 Save R32 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

This fascinating book introduces readers to some of the men and women who took part in the First World War. The book covers everyone from the soldiers, sailors and pilots to the female factory workers supporting the war effort at home and the doctors, nurses and ambulance drivers in the field hospitals behind the front line.

AQA GCSE (9-1) Sociology, Updated Edition (Paperback): David Bown AQA GCSE (9-1) Sociology, Updated Edition (Paperback)
David Bown
R681 Discovery Miles 6 810 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
Little First Stickers Diggers and Cranes (Paperback): Hannah Watson Little First Stickers Diggers and Cranes (Paperback)
Hannah Watson; Illustrated by Joaquin Camp 1
R140 R98 Discovery Miles 980 Save R42 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Create a playground, mine a quarry and demolish a building in this entertaining activity book for young children. There are over 200 reusable stickers of diggers, cranes, trucks and workers to add to the building sites, and a fold-out back cover to store stickers when not in use.

Fantastically Great Women Who Worked Wonders (Hardcover, Gift Edition): Kate Pankhurst Fantastically Great Women Who Worked Wonders (Hardcover, Gift Edition)
Kate Pankhurst; Illustrated by Kate Pankhurst 1
R189 R136 Discovery Miles 1 360 Save R53 (28%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Kate Pankhurst, descendent of Emmeline Pankhurst, is back with a brand new wildly brilliant and accessible book about incredible women in the world of work.

What do you want to be when you grow up? It's a BIG question that everyone is asked from an early age. Discover eye-opening facts about a collection of go-getting women who have pioneered careers in a kaleidoscope of different industries. Join scientists, doctors, athletes, hot-air balloonists and more, journey back in time with these brave, bold and brilliant women and discover that anything is possible when you make the most of YOUR talents.

Prepare yourself for a celebration of women who opened doors and made it possible for more women to achieve amazing things today. Overflowing with beautiful illustrations and astounding facts, Fantastically Great Women Who Worked Wonders is the perfect introduction to just a few of the most incredible women who helped shaped the world we live in.

List of women featured: Junko Tabei, Sophie Blanchard, Maria Merian, Elizabeth Magie, the London Matchgirls, Rosa May Billinghurst, Katherine Johnson, Annette Kellerman, Katia Krafft, Rosalind Franklin, James Barry, Madam C.J. Walker, Lotte Reiniger.

What's the Issue?: Hackers (Paperback): Tom Jackson What's the Issue?: Hackers (Paperback)
Tom Jackson 1
R232 R188 Discovery Miles 1 880 Save R44 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

What are hackers? Are they good? Bad? What can we do to protect ourselves, businesses and society against hackers? How can we control them? And should we try? Get the facts and make up your own mind on these and more questions with Hackers, part of the new What's the Issue? series. Should states be allowed access to all communications? What level of privacy should an individual expect? Who owns the internet? In this fascinating starting point to understanding the wider subject of the internet and internet safety, explore these questions through topics like: Spying Encryption Security Hacking techniques Cyber warfare Cryptocurrencies The Dark Web The What's the Issue? series tackles engaging, thought-provoking subjects chosen from the headlines and public debates. What's the Issue? asks `what's all the fuss about?', presents the key facts, reviews what's at stake in each case and weighs the pros and cons. The goal of the series is to help young people understand difficult concepts, provide them with the tools to inform their own opinions, and help them to see and influence changes within our society.

Poppy Field (Hardcover): Michael Morpurgo Poppy Field (Hardcover)
Michael Morpurgo; Illustrated by Michael Foreman 1
R319 R229 Discovery Miles 2 290 Save R90 (28%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

A new illustrated story celebrating the poppy's history. Michael Morpurgo and Michael Foreman have teamed up with the Royal British Legion to tell an original story that explains the meaning behind the poppy.In Flanders' fields, young Martens knows his family's story, for it is as precious as the faded poem hanging in their home. From a poor girl comforting a grieving soldier, to an unexpected meeting of strangers, to a father's tragic death many decades after treaties were signed, war has shaped Martens's family in profound ways - it is their history as much as any nation's. They remember. They grieve. They honour the past. This book also includes a full-colour, illustrated afterword that explains the history that inspired the story.

Stubby: A True Story of Friendship (Paperback): Michael Foreman Stubby: A True Story of Friendship (Paperback)
Michael Foreman 1
R166 R128 Discovery Miles 1 280 Save R38 (23%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
IB Economics Online Course Book (Online resource): Ian Dorton, Jocelyn Blink IB Economics Online Course Book (Online resource)
Ian Dorton, Jocelyn Blink
R955 Discovery Miles 9 550 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Ian Dorton and Jocelyn Blink's trusted approach - this Course Book was developed directly with the IB and most accurately supports the current DP Economics syllabus. Used in hundreds of IB schools worldwide, you can trust it to cement comprehension and fully develop the skills central to assessment. Written by two leading IB Economics workshop leaders who have worked on the Economics curriculum review, and includes support directly from the IB. Accurate mapping to the most recent syllabus, so you can trust in a thorough approach. Supports the new quantitative syllabus component at HL, with lots of practice and activities to concretely strengthen comprehension. Activities seamlessly integrate the learner profile, with the best integration of the IB philosophy to develop outward-looking learners. Exam, portfolio and Extended Essay advice included to support top achievement. The online Course Book will be available on Oxford Education Bookshelf until 2019. Access is facilitated via a unique code, which is sent in the mail. The code must be linked to an email address, creating a user account. Access may be transferred once to an additional user.

1066 (new edition) (Paperback): Jim Eldridge 1066 (new edition) (Paperback)
Jim Eldridge 1
R115 R80 Discovery Miles 800 Save R35 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

I Was There... is a perfect introduction for younger readers into stories from the past, allowing children to imagine that they were really there. I Was There... 1066 tells the thrilling story of a young page boy at the heart of the Battle of Hastings. Edwin risks everything to infiltrate the Norman army and find out William of Normany's plans for King Harold. Brilliantly reimagined, readers aged 7+ will love this vivid and exciting first-hand account of the last successful military invasion of England.

Terrible Trenches Field Book (Hardcover): Terry Deary Terrible Trenches Field Book (Hardcover)
Terry Deary; Illustrated by Martin Brown 1
R320 R231 Discovery Miles 2 310 Save R89 (28%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Puts the Terrible Trenches in a whole new light! With fact file fold-outs, trench letters and much, much more. This commemorative guide to life on the Front Line marks 100 years since the end of the war with full-colour illustrations and paper novelty elements. From foul food to coping with legions of lice - discover all the dire details of life in the blood and mud of the First World War trenches. Want to know . . . how your own wee could save your life? . . . which animals wore gas masks? . . . why Big Bertha terrified the Brits? How would YOU survive? Get the facts - from both sides of the barbed wire - in this immersive and fascinating guide to the First World War from Terry Deary and illustrator, Martin Brown.

Sticker Dolly Dressing - Back to School and Dream Jobs (Paperback): Emily Bone, Fiona Watt Sticker Dolly Dressing - Back to School and Dream Jobs (Paperback)
Emily Bone, Fiona Watt
R252 R183 Discovery Miles 1 830 Save R69 (27%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Dress the dolls in uniforms and outfits as they prepare to go back to school. Little children can dress the dolls for choir practice, for drama club, going on a school trip, and more. Dream jobs features all kinds of occupations that the dolls have been thinking about, such as caring for animals on a wildlife sanctuary, investigating a crime scene as a forensic scientist, working out dance routines as a choreographer and being a racing car engineer. Includes over 600 stickers to create outfits and add accessories to the dolls in the scenes.

Malala's Magic Pencil (Paperback): Malala Yousafzai Malala's Magic Pencil (Paperback)
Malala Yousafzai; Illustrated by Kerascoet 1
R262 R133 Discovery Miles 1 330 Save R129 (49%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

** Shortlisted for the Little Rebels Children's Book Award! **

As a child in Pakistan, Malala made a wish for a magic pencil that she could use to redraw reality. She would use it for good; to give gifts to her family, to erase the smell from the rubbish dump near her house. (And to sleep an extra hour in the morning.)

As she grew older, Malala wished for bigger and bigger things. She saw a world that needed fixing. And even if she never found a magic pencil, Malala realized that she could still work hard every day to make her wishes come true.

This beautifully illustrated picture book tells Malala's story, in her own words, for a younger audience and shows them the worldview that allowed her to hold on to hope and to make her voice heard even in the most difficult of times.

199 Jobs (Board book): Hannah Watson 199 Jobs (Board book)
Hannah Watson; Illustrated by Sean Longcroft 1
R146 R105 Discovery Miles 1 050 Save R41 (28%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This characterful reference book contains 199 illustrations of people doing all kinds of jobs. Charming illustrations familiarise children with the job roles they'll recognise from school, at the doctor's surgery and at the shops, as well as introducing them to marine biologists, musicians, mechanics and many more besides.

Baby's Very First Mix and Match Jobs (Board book): Fiona Watt Baby's Very First Mix and Match Jobs (Board book)
Fiona Watt; Illustrated by Stella Baggott 1
R130 R103 Discovery Miles 1 030 Save R27 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Little children will love making different animals with this entertaining board book. Each page is split into two parts - a head and a body - with animals in various jobs to mix and match. With over 150 combinations and bright illustrations throughout.

Blackout! (Paperback): Tony Bradman Blackout! (Paperback)
Tony Bradman 1
R115 R80 Discovery Miles 800 Save R35 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

A gripping first-hand account of life back home during World War Two. Britain has been fighting the Second World War for five years and, with his father away serving in the navy, Jimmy feels responsible for looking after his mother and sister. But when he loses track of time at the cinema, Jimmy finds himself in real trouble. It's dark and the sirens are blaring - it's a bombing raid! Forced to spend the night in a shelter, when he finally gets home, there's no home to go to. The house has been bombed out and his mother and sister are nowhere to be found. How will Jimmy survive alone on the dangerous streets of London? And will he ever find his family?

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