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Rescue (Paperback): David Long Rescue (Paperback)
David Long; Illustrated by Kerry Hyndman 1
R332 R277 Discovery Miles 2 770 Save R55 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Astonishing real-life rescue missions from on, under and above the earth from the award-winning team behind Survivors and Heroes.

How far would you go to save a life? Scrambling from the wreckage of his school after an earthquake, a nine-year-old Sichuan boy rescued two unconscious friends. 'I was hall monitor,' he said afterwards. 'It is my job to look after my classmates.'

Whether dragging a friend from a blazing car, masterminding a search far below the earth's surface, or recovering astronauts from an aborted space mission, Rescue reveals the ingenuity, courage and doggedness of the human spirit all over the world.

Another unputdownable collection of eye-opening and moving true adventures, both contemporary and historical. Impeccably told by David Long and brought to vibrant life by illustrator Kerry Hyndman.

Amazing Islands - 100+ Places That Will Boggle Your Mind (Hardcover): Sabrina Weiss Amazing Islands - 100+ Places That Will Boggle Your Mind (Hardcover)
Sabrina Weiss; Illustrated by Kerry Hyndman
R581 R469 Discovery Miles 4 690 Save R112 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Doctor Academy - Are you ready for the challenge? (Paperback): Steve Martin Doctor Academy - Are you ready for the challenge? (Paperback)
Steve Martin; Illustrated by Kerry Hyndman
R288 R214 Discovery Miles 2 140 Save R74 (26%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Being a doctor is one of the most important jobs in the world. But what do you need to do to become one? And what skills does every doctor need to know? Welcome to Doctor Academy! Perfect for trainee doctors everywhere, this activity book is packed full of drawing and writing tasks, as well as practical games and experiments. As you complete each activity in the book, you'll get a better understanding of the skills needed to become a GP and a surgeon. You'll also get to grips with some fascinating scientific information on how the human body works, what makes us sick, and how we can look after our health. The activities in the book include: Completing a check-up Understanding how to talk to your patients Wrapping a bandage Diagnosing illnesses Practising keeping a steady hand Learning how to read X-rays And so much more! Included is a bumper pack of extras - apress-out model of a skeleton to build, a poster of key medical discoveries, a boardgame to play with friends and stickers - that take the fun beyond the book. So what are you waiting for? Are you ready for the challenge?

Rescue (Hardcover): David Long Rescue (Hardcover)
David Long; Illustrated by Kerry Hyndman 1
R370 R296 Discovery Miles 2 960 Save R74 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

How far would you go to save a life? Scrambling from the wreckage of his school after an earthquake, a nine-year-old Sichuan boy rescued two unconscious friends. 'I was hall monitor,' he said afterwards. 'It is my job to look after my classmates.'

Whether dragging a friend from a blazing car, masterminding a search far below the earth's surface, or recovering astronauts from an aborted space mission, Rescue reveals the ingenuity, courage and doggedness of the human spirit all over the world.

Another unputdownable collection of eye-opening and moving true adventures, both contemporary and historical. Impeccably told by David Long and brought to vibrant life by illustrator Kerry Hyndman.

Survivors (Paperback): David Long Survivors (Paperback)
David Long; Illustrated by Kerry Hyndman 1
R332 R267 Discovery Miles 2 670 Save R65 (20%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Winner of the Best Book With Facts Blue Peter Book Award 2017

Beautifully presented in a large, paperback format, and fully illustrated in colour throughout, this wonderful anthology is a treat for all the family. Be shocked and amazed by these incredible real-life stories of extreme survival, including...

The Man Who Sucked Blood from a Shark, a sailor who survived for 133 days on a raft in the Atlantic when his ship was torpedoed, using shark's blood in place of fresh water.

The Girl Who Fell From the Sky, a teenager who fell 2 miles from an aeroplane and trekked through the Amazon jungle to safety.

The Woman Who Froze to Death - Yet Lived, a woman who was trapped under freezing water for so long her heart stopped. Four hours later, medics managed to warm her blood enough to revive her.

Combining classic tales such as Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic voyage, as well as more modern exploits such as the adventurer who inspired the movie 127 Hours, these astonishing stories will be retold by young readers to all of their friends.

Heroes - Incredible True Stories Of Courageous Animals (Paperback): David Long Heroes - Incredible True Stories Of Courageous Animals (Paperback)
David Long; Illustrated by Kerry Hyndman 1
R332 R267 Discovery Miles 2 670 Save R65 (20%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

For as long as there have been wars, animals have been out there saving lives. Courageous dogs, cats, birds, horses, and even a bear have shown courage and devotion, and this book tells you their extraordinary stories.

Includes the story of Jet the Alsatian who became a hero of the Blitz, pulling survivors from burning rubble, night after night. Gallipoli Murphy, the donkey who served as an ambulance. Simon, the cat who saved his crew. And many, many more.

These animals help us to remember that not all heroes are human.

Glorious full-colour double-page illustrations throughout.

Coming Home (Paperback): Michael Morpugo Coming Home (Paperback)
Michael Morpugo; Illustrated by Kerry Hyndman 1
R201 R170 Discovery Miles 1 700 Save R31 (15%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

A beautifully-written, lyrical and heart-warming Christmas story with stunning, child-friendly illustrations.

Ideal for sharing with friends and family – young and old – during the festive season.

Heroes - Incredible True Stories of Courageous Animals (Hardcover): David Long Heroes - Incredible True Stories of Courageous Animals (Hardcover)
David Long; Illustrated by Kerry Hyndman 1
R465 R372 Discovery Miles 3 720 Save R93 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

For as long as there have been wars, animals have been out there saving lives. Courageous dogs, cats, birds, horses, and even a bear have shown courage and devotion, and this book tells you their extraordinary stories.

Includes the story of Jet the Alsatian who became a hero of the Blitz, pulling survivors from burning rubble, night after night. Gallipoli Murphy, the donkey who served as an ambulance. Simon, the cat who saved his crew. And many, many more.

These animals help us to remember that not all heroes are human.

Glorious full-colour double-page illustrations throughout.

Let it Snow (Paperback): Anne Fine Let it Snow (Paperback)
Anne Fine; Illustrated by Kerry Hyndman 1
R201 R170 Discovery Miles 1 700 Save R31 (15%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Coming Home (Hardcover): Michael Morpurgo Coming Home (Hardcover)
Michael Morpurgo; Illustrated by Kerry Hyndman
R434 R406 Discovery Miles 4 060 Save R28 (6%) Out of stock
Amazing Islands - 100+ Places That Will Boggle Your Mind (Hardcover): Sabrina Weiss Amazing Islands - 100+ Places That Will Boggle Your Mind (Hardcover)
Sabrina Weiss; Illustrated by Kerry Hyndman 1
R380 R304 Discovery Miles 3 040 Save R76 (20%) Out of stock

Discover 100 of the planet's most magical islands - their wildlife, trees, diversity, people, treasures, and more - in this beautifully illustrated book. From islands that have been taken over by animals to disappearing islands, islands made of shells, artificial islands, and even islands that were once prison colonies, Amazing Islands is a whirlwind tour of some of the smallest land masses in the world. Discover the Galapagos islands, home of giant tortoises, penguins, boobies of all colours. Or visit Jiangxin Park in China, a natural island with an awe-inspiring, giant bookshop. Islands can be home to giant cities, colonies of cats or crabs; they have been hideouts for pirates and have given rise to astonishing scientific discoveries. Amazing Islands celebrates island life in all its extraordinary diversity.

Survivors (Hardcover, Main): David Long Survivors (Hardcover, Main)
David Long; Illustrated by Kerry Hyndman 1
R320 R256 Discovery Miles 2 560 Save R64 (20%) Out of stock

Winner of the Best Book With Facts Blue Peter Book Award 2017 Beautifully presented in a large, hardback format, and fully illustrated in colour throughout, this wonderful anthology is a treat for all the family. Be shocked and amazed by these incredible real-life stories of extreme survival, including... The Man Who Sucked Blood from a Shark, a sailor who survived for 133 days on a raft in the Atlantic when his ship was torpedoed, using shark's blood in place of fresh water. The Girl Who Fell From the Sky, a teenager who fell 2 miles from an aeroplane and trekked through the Amazon jungle to safety. The Woman Who Froze to Death - Yet Lived, a woman who was trapped under freezing water for so long her heart stopped. Four hours later, medics managed to warm her blood enough to revive her. Combining classic tales such as Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic voyage, as well as more modern exploits such as the adventurer who inspired the movie 127 Hours, these astonishing stories will be retold by young readers to all of their friends.

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