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DK Life Stories Gandhi (Hardcover): Diane Bailey DK Life Stories Gandhi (Hardcover)
Diane Bailey; Illustrated by Charlotte Ager 1
R140 R112 Discovery Miles 1 120 Save R28 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

In this biography, discover the inspiring life story of Mohandas Gandhi, who successfully used his teachings of non-violence to win his country's freedom.

Mohandas Gandhi was born at a time when his home country was choked under the oppression of British rule. Although many thought that violence was the only way to fight this injustice, Gandhi successfully used his teachings of non-violence and civil disobedience to win his country's freedom - and create a philosophy of peace and equality. Called Mahatma, or "great soul," by his many followers, Gandhi's inspiring words and deeds still resonate worldwide today.

This new biography series from DK goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting people. Full-color photographs and hand-drawn illustrations complement thoughtfully written, age-appropriate text to create an engaging book children will enjoy reading. Definition boxes, information sidebars, maps, inspiring quotes, and other nonfiction text features add depth, and a handy reference section at the back makes this the one biography series every teacher and librarian will want to collect. Each book also includes an author's introduction letter, a glossary, and an index.

DK Life Stories Anne Frank (Hardcover): Stephen Krensky DK Life Stories Anne Frank (Hardcover)
Stephen Krensky; Illustrated by Charlotte Ager 1
R140 R112 Discovery Miles 1 120 Save R28 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

In this biography, discover the incredible story of Anne Frank, the courageous young writer who hid from the Nazis during World War II.

Anne Frank's diary is read by children and adults worldwide. It tells two stories: one of an extraordinary young girl living in hiding during one of the most fearsome times in history, and one of a relatable young girl facing the same questions and troubles that kids come up against today. Learn how both sides of this puzzle made up the person who is Anne Frank. Meet her family and friends, explore "The Annex" where they hid, and see her story put in historical context alongside information about World War II and the Holocaust, and Hitler and Nazi Germany.

This new biography series from DK goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting people. Full-color photographs and hand-drawn illustrations complement age-appropriate text to create an engaging book children will enjoy reading. Plus with definition boxes, information sidebars, inspiring quotes, maps and more this is the one biography series everyone will want to collect. Each book also includes an author's introduction letter, a handy reference section, a glossary, and an index.

DK Life Stories Martin Luther King Jr (Hardcover): Laurie Calkhoven DK Life Stories Martin Luther King Jr (Hardcover)
Laurie Calkhoven; Illustrated by Charlotte Ager 1
R140 R112 Discovery Miles 1 120 Save R28 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

In this biography, discover the amazing story of Martin Luther King Jr, whose powerful words and dreams for the future inspired the world.

Martin Luther King Jr. will always be remembered for his famous "I have a dream" speech, which he gave during the March on Washington in 1963. But his life before and after that big event, and his other enormous contributions to the Civil Rights Movement in the United States, largely go unspoken. In this biography for kids ages 8-11, learn all about MLK - from his early family life and experiences in education, to his untimely death and the worldwide mourning and riots that followed.

This new biography series from DK goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting people. Full-color photographs and hand-drawn illustrations complement thoughtfully written, age-appropriate text to create an engaging book children will enjoy reading. Definition boxes, information sidebars, maps, inspiring quotes, and other nonfiction text features add depth, and a handy reference section at the back makes this the one biography series every teacher and librarian will want to collect. Each book also includes an author's introduction letter, a glossary, and an index.

DK Life Stories: Jane Goodall (Hardcover): Charlotte Ager DK Life Stories: Jane Goodall (Hardcover)
Charlotte Ager; Libby Romero 1
R140 R112 Discovery Miles 1 120 Save R28 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

In this biography for kids, discover the inspiring story of Jane Goodall, whose work with chimpanzees changed the way we understand animals and ourselves.

Jane Goodall was a pioneer of primatology through her groundbreaking work with chimpanzees in Africa.

When she embarked on her career, women were discouraged from conducting scientific research, especially when that work meant living side by side with wild animals. A self-taught scientist, Jane bravely ventured out into the bush of Tanzania to learn about the secret world of chimpanzees.

Discover how, through perseverance and perceptive observation, she gained access to these elusive creatures and discovered that they are not so different from us.

Life Stories is an inspirational new biography series from DK that goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting people.

Full-colour photographs and fun hand-drawn illustrations complement thoughtfully written, age-appropriate text to create an engaging book children will enjoy reading. These in-depth biographies feature maps, inspirational quotes, and information sidebars that expand on fascinating topics mentioned in the main story. A handy reference section at the back explains key terms, with definition boxes popping up throughout the text.

Coming in an array of colourful covers, this is the one biography series everyone will want to collect.

DK Life Stories: Alexander Hamilton (Hardcover): Jim Buckley DK Life Stories: Alexander Hamilton (Hardcover)
Jim Buckley; Illustrated by Charlotte Ager 1
R140 R112 Discovery Miles 1 120 Save R28 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

In this kids' biography, discover the amazing life story of Alexander Hamilton, a Founding Father of the United States whose strong personality and work as an American statesman made him an icon of history and popular culture.

Alexander Hamilton is known not only for his political brilliance, but also for his strong principles and astonishing achievements. From humble beginnings as an orphan, Hamilton defied all the odds and made a lasting name for himself in many arenas, including politics, finance, and the military.

This new biography series from DK goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting people. Full-color photographs and hand-drawn illustrations complement thoughtfully written, age-appropriate text to create an engaging book children will enjoy reading. Definition boxes, information sidebars, maps, inspiring quotes, and other nonfiction text features add depth, and a handy reference section at the back makes this the one biography series every teacher and librarian will want to collect. Each book also includes an author's introduction letter, a glossary, and an index.

DK Life Stories: Anne Frank (Paperback): Stephen Krensky DK Life Stories: Anne Frank (Paperback)
Stephen Krensky; Illustrated by Charlotte Ager
R132 R110 Discovery Miles 1 100 Save R22 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
DK Life Stories Albert Einstein (Hardcover): Wil Mara DK Life Stories Albert Einstein (Hardcover)
Wil Mara; Illustrated by Charlotte Ager 1
R140 R112 Discovery Miles 1 120 Save R28 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

In this kids' biography, follow the remarkable life story of Albert Einstein, whose legendary genius and creative imagination made him one of the world's most famous thinkers.

Albert Einstein is known as one of the most brilliant people in history. His many theories and discoveries changed the way scientists think and work, and the way in which we look at and understand things. Learn all about Einstein's family and education, his travels and troubles, and the special compass he was given as a young boy that first set him on the path to questioning the world around him.

This new biography series from DK goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting people. Full-color photographs and hand-drawn illustrations complement thoughtfully written, age-appropriate text to create an engaging book children will enjoy reading. Definition boxes, information sidebars, maps, inspiring quotes, and other nonfiction text features add depth, and a handy reference section at the back makes this the one biography series every teacher and librarian will want to collect. Each book also includes an author's introduction letter, a glossary, and an index.

DK Life Stories: Florence Nightingale (Hardcover): Kitson Jazynka DK Life Stories: Florence Nightingale (Hardcover)
Kitson Jazynka; Illustrated by Charlotte Ager 1
R140 R112 Discovery Miles 1 120 Save R28 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

In this biography, discover the fascinating story of Florence Nightingale, who cared for British soldiers during wartime as the "Lady of the Lamp."

Florence Nightingale was a pioneer of nursing at a time when women were discouraged from working outside the home, especially in the field of science. She saved many lives both on and off the battlefield through implementing a new standard of medical care, and by leading groups of nurses to improve conditions. In this biography book for kids ages 8-11, learn all about the inspiring story of Florence Nightingale - social reformer, statistician, and mother of modern nursing who bucked the social norms of her day and changed the world.

This new biography series from DK goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting people. Full-color photographs and hand-drawn illustrations complement thoughtfully written, age-appropriate text to create an engaging book children will enjoy reading. Definition boxes, information sidebars, maps, inspiring quotes, and other nonfiction text features add depth, and a handy reference section at the back makes this the one biography series every teacher and librarian will want to collect. Each book also includes an author's introduction letter, a glossary, and an index.

DK Life Stories: Nelson Mandela (Hardcover): Stephen Krensky DK Life Stories: Nelson Mandela (Hardcover)
Stephen Krensky; Illustrated by Charlotte Ager 1
R171 R149 Discovery Miles 1 490 Save R22 (13%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

In this kids biography, discover the inspiring story of Nelson Mandela, who became the first black president of South Africa after spending 27 years in prison.

In 1964, Nelson Mandela was sentenced to a lifetime in jail. His crime? Attempting to overthrow a government that openly discriminated against its black citizens. After spending 27 years behind bars, Mandela was released, allowing him to continue his struggle for equality in South Africa-and to become the country's first black president. In this biography book for kids ages 8-11, learn all about Mandela's incredible life, his fight against apartheid, and how he helped bring peace to his nation.

This new biography series from DK goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting people. Full-colour photographs and hand-drawn illustrations complement thoughtfully written, age-appropriate text to create an engaging book children will enjoy reading. Definition boxes, information sidebars, maps, inspiring quotes, and other nonfiction text features add depth, and a handy reference section at the back makes this the one biography series everyone will want to collect. Each book also includes an author's introduction letter, a glossary, and an index.

Child of Galaxies (Hardcover): Blake Nuto Child of Galaxies (Hardcover)
Blake Nuto; Illustrated by Charlotte Ager
R367 R305 Discovery Miles 3 050 Save R62 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Child of Galaxies is a thought-provoking and poignant picture book, celebrating the wonder, mystery and joy of what it means to be alive. For kids who love to daydream, a gentle introduction to poetry, philosophy and asking the big questions.

Pottering - A Cure for Modern Life (Hardcover): Anna McGovern Pottering - A Cure for Modern Life (Hardcover)
Anna McGovern; Illustrated by Charlotte Ager
R335 R271 Discovery Miles 2 710 Save R64 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This little book is both a discussion and practical guide to one of the most British of pastimes - pottering. Author Anna McGovern writes with charm about the joy and practicality of living in the meandering moment, not asking too much of yourself and yet still getting things done in the gentlest of ways. This is the book for people who want to discover productivity at an easier pace, and above all the contentment you achieve when accepting that you can only do what you can do. Potteringis a true ode to slow living and an antidote to the stresses of modern life.

DK Life Stories: Alexander Hamilton (Hardcover): Jim Buckley DK Life Stories: Alexander Hamilton (Hardcover)
Jim Buckley; Illustrated by Charlotte Ager
R346 R282 Discovery Miles 2 820 Save R64 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
DK Life Stories: Katherine Johnson (Hardcover): Ebony Joy Wilkins DK Life Stories: Katherine Johnson (Hardcover)
Ebony Joy Wilkins; Illustrated by Charlotte Ager
R348 R284 Discovery Miles 2 840 Save R64 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
DK Life Stories Helen Keller (Hardcover): Libby Romero DK Life Stories Helen Keller (Hardcover)
Libby Romero; Illustrated by Charlotte Ager 1
R171 R149 Discovery Miles 1 490 Save R22 (13%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

In this kids' biography, discover the inspiring story of Helen Keller, who overcame the odds by learning to understand and communicate with the world.

Helen Keller lost her sight and hearing due to an early childhood illness and spent the first 6 years of her life unable to interact with other people. She remained isolated from the outside world until Anne Sullivan came to work as her teacher. In this biography book for kids ages 8-11, learn all about Helen Keller's amazing life and achievements - how she learned to read Braille and speak, go to college, write books, and ultimately revolutionize the world through her activism on behalf of the deaf and blind.

This new biography series from DK goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting people. Full-color photographs and hand-drawn illustrations complement thoughtfully written, age-appropriate text to create an engaging book children will enjoy reading. Definition boxes, information sidebars, maps, inspiring quotes, and other nonfiction text features add depth, and a handy reference section at the back makes this the one biography series every teacher and librarian will want to collect. Each book also includes an author's introduction letter, a glossary, and an index.

DK Life Stories Katherine Johnson (Hardcover): Ebony Joy Wilkins DK Life Stories Katherine Johnson (Hardcover)
Ebony Joy Wilkins; Illustrated by Charlotte Ager 1
R171 R149 Discovery Miles 1 490 Save R22 (13%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

In this biography, discover the inspiring story of Katherine Johnson, famed NASA mathematician and one of the subjects of the award-winning 2016 film Hidden Figures.

It was an incredible accomplishment when the United States first put a person on the Moon - but without the incredible behind-the-scenes work of NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, such a feat could not have been possible. Follow her remarkable journey from growing up in West Virginia, to becoming a teacher, to breaking barriers at NASA and receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2015.

This new biography series from DK goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting people. Full-color photographs and hand-drawn illustrations complement thoughtfully written, age-appropriate text to create an engaging book children will enjoy reading. Definition boxes, information sidebars, maps, inspiring quotes, and other nonfiction text features add depth, and a handy reference section at the back makes this the one biography series every teacher and librarian will want to collect. Each book also includes an author's introduction letter, a glossary, and an index.

DK Life Stories: Helen Keller (Hardcover): Libby Romero DK Life Stories: Helen Keller (Hardcover)
Libby Romero; Illustrated by Charlotte Ager
R350 R286 Discovery Miles 2 860 Save R64 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
DK Life Stories: Anne Frank (Hardcover): Stephen Krensky DK Life Stories: Anne Frank (Hardcover)
Stephen Krensky; Illustrated by Charlotte Ager
R443 R361 Discovery Miles 3 610 Save R82 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
DK Life Stories: Florence Nightingale (Hardcover): Kitson Jazynka DK Life Stories: Florence Nightingale (Hardcover)
Kitson Jazynka; Illustrated by Charlotte Ager
R350 R286 Discovery Miles 2 860 Save R64 (18%) Out of stock
DK Life Stories: Jane Goodall (Hardcover): Charlotte Ager DK Life Stories: Jane Goodall (Hardcover)
Charlotte Ager; Libby Romero
R348 R284 Discovery Miles 2 840 Save R64 (18%) Out of stock
DK Life Stories: Gandhi (Hardcover): Diane Bailey DK Life Stories: Gandhi (Hardcover)
Diane Bailey; Illustrated by Charlotte Ager
R350 R286 Discovery Miles 2 860 Save R64 (18%) Out of stock
DK Life Stories: Martin Luther King Jr. (Hardcover): Laurie Calkhoven DK Life Stories: Martin Luther King Jr. (Hardcover)
Laurie Calkhoven; Illustrated by Charlotte Ager
R356 R292 Discovery Miles 2 920 Save R64 (18%) Out of stock
DK Life Stories: Albert Einstein (Hardcover): Wil Mara DK Life Stories: Albert Einstein (Hardcover)
Wil Mara; Illustrated by Charlotte Ager
R350 R286 Discovery Miles 2 860 Save R64 (18%) Out of stock
DK Life Stories: Alexander Hamilton (Paperback): Jim Buckley DK Life Stories: Alexander Hamilton (Paperback)
Jim Buckley; Illustrated by Charlotte Ager
R129 R106 Discovery Miles 1 060 Save R23 (18%) Out of stock
DK Life Stories: Nelson Mandela (Paperback): Stephen Krensky DK Life Stories: Nelson Mandela (Paperback)
Stephen Krensky; Illustrated by Charlotte Ager
R132 R110 Discovery Miles 1 100 Save R22 (17%) Out of stock
DK Life Stories: Nelson Mandela (Hardcover): Stephen Krensky DK Life Stories: Nelson Mandela (Hardcover)
Stephen Krensky; Illustrated by Charlotte Ager
R350 R286 Discovery Miles 2 860 Save R64 (18%) Out of stock
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