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A new compact world atlas with up-to-date maps reflecting a changing world.
Discover the secrets of the Oceans in this fascinating reference book written by Daniel Gilpin. Learn all about an amazing array of marine life, from shallow-water creatures to deep-sea predators.
The world’s most popular record book is back with thousands of new categories and newly broken records, covering everything from outer space to sporting greats via Instagram, fidget spinners and all manner of human marvels. Inside you’ll find hundreds of never-before-seen photographs and countless facts, figures, stats and trivia waiting for you on every action-packed page. Guinness World Records 2019 is the ultimate snapshot of our world today.
Plus, this year we celebrate the incredible “Maker” movement with a special feature devoted to the inventors, dreamers, crafters and creators who devote their lives to amazing record-breaking projects such as the largest water pistol, a jet-powered go-kart and an elephant-sized hamburger (think you could eat a whole one!?). We take a sneak peak into their workshops to explore these epically big builds, and ask them what inspires them to go really, really large!
Detailed map of the world; countries are colour coded; shows country & ocean names; capital cities and major towns; latitudes and longitudes; transparent plastic globe ring with black plastic base.
The record-breaking record book is back with a whole new year's worth of incredible accomplishments, spectacular stunts, cutting-edge science and unparalleled sporting achievements. As ever, it's packed with hundreds of never-before-seen photographs, thousands of superlative stats, facts and figures, and a multitude of new features.
Now available in paperback, 501 Must-Read Books is the essential reference guide for people who love to read.
Know South Africa and the world through maps and statistics.
South Africa: Explore the geography of South Africa province by province.
World Issues: Major world issues presented through maps, graphics, statistics, and infographics.
Country Profiles: Detailed profile for every country in the world. Encyclopedia: Hundreds of fascinating and useful facts at your fingertips.
Colour Photographs and Maps: Over 200 stunning photographs from all around the world.
This wall map shows provinces of South Africa colour-coded. It includes the major cities, major towns, other towns and settlements, major and minor roads with distance markers, toll roads, route numbers, railway lines and stations, border posts, airports, places of interest, national parks and reserves.
Packaged in a convenient tube.
Content and coverage of this updated World Political Poster in Tube shows brightly colour-coded countries with relief, capital cities, major cities and towns, rivers, seas, lakes with names, international boundaries, state boundaries, disputed boundaries, undefined country boundaries, international date line, shipping routes with distances, latitude and longitude markings, alphabetical listing of all countries and their capital cities, time zones indicated with easy-to-use clocks, island names and ocean depths.
Packaged in a convenient tube.
The first official book from the team behind the pop culture phenomenon, Candy Crush Saga. Offering a guide to the Candy Kingdom, plus exclusive tips to help fans crack its most challenging levels.
Suid-Afrika: verken die geografie van Suid-Afrika provinsie vir provinsie; wereldvraagstukke: belangrikke wereldvraagstukke aangebied deur kaarte, statistieke en infografika.
Nie alleen 'n waardevolle naslaanwerk nie, maar ook 'n interessante en leesbare versameling feite waarvan Suid-Afrikaners aan die einde van die eerste dekade van die 21ste eeu behoort kennis te dra. Kennisgebiede waaronder die politiek, geskiedenis, geografie, letterkunde, religie, die kunste en wetenskap en tegnologie word in 13 afdelings gedek.
This book focuses on the activities of all the people who collected bird specimens in southern Africa, and their contribution to the science of southern African ornithology. In addition to the collectors, it covers some of the history and the development of ornithology as a science in southern Africa.
Highly illustrated throughout with colour photographs, complementing incisive and informative text. In-depth coverage of all the main cat breeds, including information on origins, appearance and temperament.
Icons provide an at-a-glance overview of build, temperament, coat care and most common colour variations for each breed.
The essential guide for cat lovers and cat owners.