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Ducks Don't Get Wet (Paperback, New ed): Augusta Goldin, Helen K. Davie Ducks Don't Get Wet (Paperback, New ed)
Augusta Goldin, Helen K. Davie; Illustrated by Helen K. Davie
R143 R117 Discovery Miles 1 170 Save R26 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Why don't ducks get wet? Ducks dip and dive, but they stay dry because they spread oil over their feathers to make them waterproof. Learn more inside and get to know different kinda of ducks.

Have you ever wondered how ducks spend the whole day in the water and never get wet? Did you know that they can dive 100 feet deep, and still come up dry? Meet ten different kinds of ducks in this classic text featuring stunning new watercolor illustrations and a new "Find Out More" page.

Chirping Crickets (Paperback): Melvin Berger, Eileen Spinelli Chirping Crickets (Paperback)
Melvin Berger, Eileen Spinelli; Illustrated by Megan Lloyd
R144 R118 Discovery Miles 1 180 Save R26 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Chirp! Chirp! Chirp!

That's the sound crickets make. You've probably heard them chirp on a summer evening. But did you know that they make their chirping sounds by rubbing their wings together, and that only male crickets can chirp?

Inside this book you'll learn about crickets, and even how to tell the temperature by counting a cricket's chirps.

Melvin Berger and Megan Lloyd have created a wonderful introduction to a fascinating insect: the cricket.

Chirrrp, chirrrp, chirrrpthats the sound of crickets on a summer evening. A male cricket makes this sound by rubbing his legs against a bumpy vein on his wing. Find out more about crickets, including how they hear with their knees, in this stunningly illustrated introduction to the cricket.

Why Do Horses Neigh? - Level 3 (Paperback): Joan Holub Why Do Horses Neigh? - Level 3 (Paperback)
Joan Holub
R120 R98 Discovery Miles 980 Save R22 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Do you love horses? If you do, you're not alone. There's so much to know about these amazing animals. Why do horses neigh? What are baby and adult horses called? How do horses communicate? Beginning readers can find out the answers to these questions-and many more-in this lively, fact-filled introduction to these popular animals. Filled with colorful illustrations and dynamic color photos of real horses, this is a perfect selection for any young horse lover.

Illustrated by Anna DiVito.

Minibeasts Ants Bees Wasps (Hardcover): Morgan Sally Minibeasts Ants Bees Wasps (Hardcover)
Morgan Sally
R290 R239 Discovery Miles 2 390 Save R51 (18%) Out of stock

Minibeasts are the animals that children interact with the most; they can be found almost everywhere and they are an important part of nature's food cycle. The Looking at Minibeasts series examines the lives of minibeasts in detail, from eggs and larvae to fully grown adults, through the use of striking and clear photographs. All of the most common minibeasts are covered in the series, form the humble slug to the beautiful butterfly.

Deer (Hardcover): Michael Leach Deer (Hardcover)
Michael Leach
R295 R254 Discovery Miles 2 540 Save R41 (14%) Out of stock

Each book in the 'Animal Neighbours' series covers such topics as the life cycle of the featured animal, its habitat, food chains, and threats, and also gives clues on how to find the animal in the children's local environment.

Fox (Hardcover): Michael Leach Fox (Hardcover)
Michael Leach
R295 R254 Discovery Miles 2 540 Save R41 (14%) Out of stock

Each book in the "Animal Neighbours" series covers such topics as the life cycle of the featured animal, its habitat, food chains, and threats, and also gives clues on how to find the animal in the children's local environment. Following the life cycle of the fox, this book shows its life from a cub's first steps out of its den to finding a mate. It looks at some of the different habitats that are the fox's home, from urban gardens to remote woodlands, and at some of the threats facing foxes today and why some people see them as pests. The text also shows how you can be an "animal detective" and find out if a fox has been in your neighbourhood. It includes an animal map, locator map, life cycle summary and "unusual fact" boxes.

Bones (Hardcover): Claire Llewellyn Bones (Hardcover)
Claire Llewellyn
R240 R206 Discovery Miles 2 060 Save R34 (14%) Out of stock

What is bone? How do our bones changes as we grow? What can a skeleton tell us about an animal? These and many other questions about bones are answered in this colourful and informative book. The book contains colour photographs, a contents page and a photographic glossary and index. Ideal for home, pre-school and Key Stage 1 use, it provides a simple introduction to festivals and how we celebrate.

From Tadpole to Frog (Hardcover): Sally Morgan From Tadpole to Frog (Hardcover)
Sally Morgan
R317 R261 Discovery Miles 2 610 Save R56 (18%) Out of stock

Once an animal is born or a seed is hatched, it begins an incredible journey that will see it change size, shape, and even colour. This series introduces children to different life cycles, and covers pollination, metamorphosis and the food chain. This title shows the growth of a tadpole into a frog

How Do They Grow: Calf to Cow (Hardcover): Jillian Powell How Do They Grow: Calf to Cow (Hardcover)
Jillian Powell
R269 R231 Discovery Miles 2 310 Save R38 (14%) Out of stock

Find out about the life cycle of a cow, from when it is born to how it feeds, grows and plays until it becomes an adult and eventually has calves of its own.

Tigers (Paperback): Patricia Kendell Tigers (Paperback)
Patricia Kendell
R160 R138 Discovery Miles 1 380 Save R22 (14%) Out of stock

A wonderful photographic introduction to the life cycle of tigers for young children. This book looks at the lives of tigers - from their birth to growing up, how they feed, grow, hunt, rest, and clean. Glorious, large colour photographs show the tiger at every stage of its life. Simple, engaging text allows young readers to understand a tiger's life. There is also information about the threats that tigers face in the wild and how we can help them to survive in the future.

The Jungle: Big, Bigger, Biggest (Hardcover): Marie Aubinais The Jungle: Big, Bigger, Biggest (Hardcover)
Marie Aubinais; Illustrated by Jean-Francois Martin
R356 R291 Discovery Miles 2 910 Save R65 (18%) Out of stock
Alligator (Hardcover): Patricia Kendell Alligator (Hardcover)
Patricia Kendell
R189 R163 Discovery Miles 1 630 Save R26 (14%) Out of stock

This title looks at the lives of alligators - from their birth to growing up, how they feed, grow, hunt, rest and clean. Photographs show the alligator at every stage of its life and the text allows young readers to understand the alligator's life.;There is also information about the threats that alligators face in the wild and how we can help them to survive in the future.;"In the Wild" is a series of colour-illustrated titles that explore the habitats, lifestyles and habits of animals living in the wild.;Endorsed by the World Wildlife Fund who recommended specialists have read and approved the text. This book should be useful for the study of life cycles at Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 Science. The text level has been checked by an educational language consultant to ensure that titles in this series are suitable for use in the literacy hour.

Rainforests Insects and Spiders (Hardcover): Edward Parker Rainforests Insects and Spiders (Hardcover)
Edward Parker
R320 R275 Discovery Miles 2 750 Save R45 (14%) Out of stock

Insects and spiders are the world's most successful animals. They appeared on earth more than 400 million years ago, long before the dinosaurs existed. Today, even though they can be found almost everywhere on earth, tropical rainforests are home to the vast majority of insects and spiders. It is possible that nine out of every ten insects on earth live in these habitats. This book looks at the huge range of insects and spiders that live in the rainforest, and at their homes, food and threats. Beautifully designed, and illustrated with stunning new photographs, its features include special 'links' boxes highlighting the relationships of rainforest insects to those living in other habitats around the world; and 'Rainforest secrets' revealing amazing facts and stories about some extraordinary insects such as exploding ants and jumping spiders.

Minibeasts Flies Mosquitoes (Hardcover): Morgan Sally Minibeasts Flies Mosquitoes (Hardcover)
Morgan Sally
R290 R239 Discovery Miles 2 390 Save R51 (18%) Out of stock

Minibeasts are the animals that children interact with the most; they can be found almost everywhere and they are an important part of nature's food cycle. The Looking at Minibeasts series examines the lives of minibeasts in detail, from eggs and larvae to fully grown adults, through the use of striking and clear photographs. All of the most common minibeasts are covered in the series, form the humble slug to the beautiful butterfly.

Trude Mostue - Wild About Animals (Hardcover): Trude Mostue Trude Mostue - Wild About Animals (Hardcover)
Trude Mostue
R365 R298 Discovery Miles 2 980 Save R67 (18%) Out of stock

Describes the habitat, diet, social life, unique characteristics, and conservation status of common and unusual mammals from cheetahs and whales to hyraxes and elephant shrews.

Molluscs - molluses (Paperback, New ed): Joy Richardson Molluscs - molluses (Paperback, New ed)
Joy Richardson
R295 R254 Discovery Miles 2 540 Save R41 (14%) Out of stock

Introduces readers to the classification of the living things. Readers learn which key characteristics members of each group have in common, whilst being shown the great variety that exists in our living world. Uses superb full-page photographs and carefully structured text to explore a particular group. Age 7+.

Natural World: Koala (Hardcover): Michael Leach Natural World: Koala (Hardcover)
Michael Leach
R320 R275 Discovery Miles 2 750 Save R45 (14%) Out of stock

Discover all about these unusual marsupials who rarely leave their homes in the eucalyptus trees. Follow a baby koala as it takes the first steps on its journey through life in the eucalyptus woodlands of Australia. Join the young koala as it peeps out of its mother's pouch to get its first glimpse of the world. Meet some of the other animals that share the koala's woodland habitat. And find out about the threats facing koalas and what is being done to protect them. Includes an animal map, locator map, life cycle summary, 'unusual fact' boxes, topic web and further information.

Minibeasts (Hardcover): Lynn Huggins-Cooper Minibeasts (Hardcover)
Lynn Huggins-Cooper; Illustrated by Shelagh McNicholas, David Burroughs
R320 R275 Discovery Miles 2 750 Save R45 (14%) Out of stock

On 7th June 1981 a group of F-16 fighter-bombers from the Israeli Air Force bombed the newly completed French-built Iraqi nuclear reactor at Tuwaitha, south-east of Baghdad. The F-16s dived in low and dropped 2000lb iron bombs and 900lb HE bombs on the main reactor building destroying the reactor, yet leaving only one casualty. Up above six F-15 fighters flew top cover while on the border of Iraq CH-53 Air Rescue helicopters were ready to retrieve any pilots who were shot down. The Iraqi air defences around the reactor were formidable with SA-6 (Gainful), SA-2 and SA-3 anti-aircraft missiles and ZSU-57-2 and ZSU-23-4 radar guided anti-aircraft guns and MIG-21 and MIG-23MF fighter interceptors based at a nearby airfield.

Mole (Hardcover): Stephen Savage Mole (Hardcover)
Stephen Savage
R295 R254 Discovery Miles 2 540 Save R41 (14%) Out of stock

Discover the exciting world of the mole, from open fields to inner-city gardens - explore some of the different habitats that are the mole's home.;Have you ever wondered how molehills are formed? Do you know what a newborn mole looks like? Have you ever seen inside a mole's tunnel? Follow the mole's life cycle, from the first few hours of a newborn pup to finding a mate. Find out about the threats facing moles and why they can become pests.;The book also includes an animal map, locator map, life cycle and "unusual fact" boxes.;Each book in the "Animal Neighbours" series covers such topics as the life cycle of the featured animal, its habitat, food chains, and threats, and also gives clues on how to find the animal in the children's local environment.

Life Cycles Cats Mammals (Hardcover): Morgan Sally Life Cycles Cats Mammals (Hardcover)
Morgan Sally
R290 R239 Discovery Miles 2 390 Save R51 (18%) Out of stock
Smart Survivorsworld of Discopb (Paperback): Smart Survivorsworld of Discopb (Paperback)
R146 R133 Discovery Miles 1 330 Save R13 (9%) Out of stock
Minibeasts Crabs Crustaceans (Hardcover): Morgan Sally Minibeasts Crabs Crustaceans (Hardcover)
Morgan Sally
R289 R238 Discovery Miles 2 380 Save R51 (18%) Out of stock

Minibeasts are the animals that children interact with the most; they can be found almost everywhere and they are an important part of nature's food cycle. The Looking at Minibeasts series examines the lives of minibeasts in detail, from eggs and larvae to fully grown adults, through the use of striking and clear photographs. All of the most common minibeasts are covered in the series, form the humble slug to the beautiful butterfly.

Rat (Hardcover): Stephen Savage Rat (Hardcover)
Stephen Savage
R295 R254 Discovery Miles 2 540 Save R41 (14%) Out of stock

Discover the exciting world of the rat, from inner-city homes to remote rural riverbanks. Follow the rat's life cycle, from the first few hours of a new-born pup to finding a mate. Find out where rats live, what they eat and how to identify their footprints. Learn about the threats facing rats today and why they can become pests. The title includes an animal map, locator map, life cycle summary and "unusual fact" boxes.

Humans and Other Animals - Keeping Healthy (Hardcover): David Glover, Penny Glover Humans and Other Animals - Keeping Healthy (Hardcover)
David Glover, Penny Glover
R320 R275 Discovery Miles 2 750 Save R45 (14%) Out of stock

This text explores what being healthy means and looks at the variety of things that humans and animals do to keep healthy.

From Caterpillar to Butterfly (Hardcover): Sally Morgan From Caterpillar to Butterfly (Hardcover)
Sally Morgan
R317 R261 Discovery Miles 2 610 Save R56 (18%) Out of stock

Once an animal is born or a seed is hatched, it begins an incredible journey that will see it change size, shape, and even colour. This series introduces children to different life cycles, and covers pollination, metamorphosis and the food chain. This title covers the butterfly.

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