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National Geographic Readers: Saving Animal Babies
National Geographic Readers: Saving Animal Babies
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These heartwarming stories of animal babies, rescued and nursed back to health by humans, will pull at the heart strings and make kids realize there's a survivor inside all of us. This reader is illustrated with adorable photographs that document these animals' recoveries. The carefully written text guarantees a successful and rewarding reading experience for Level 1 readers.


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National Geographic Readers: Great Migrations: Amazing Animal Journeys
National Geographic Readers: Great Migrations: Amazing Animal Journeys
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Every year like clockwork, animals both big and small are driven by a natural instinct to move, in order to survive. On both land and sea, they fight the odds and the forces of nature to breed, feed, or lead and carry on for future generations. This reader is an introduction to the treacherous trek of the zebra, walrus, and Christmas Island red crab to overcome obstacles that include hungry cheetahs, stinging yellow crazy ants, and even their fellow species to make the often impossible journey of their lives.


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National Geographic Readers: Deadliest Animals
National Geographic Readers: Deadliest Animals
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Did you know that a tiny golf ball-sized creature called the blue-ringed octopus contains enough venom to kill 26 adult humans? Or why the Sydney funnel web spider is one of the most dangerous creatures in the world? In this Level 3 book, kids will be fascinated by 12 species that you hope you'll never come across! Sharks, snakes, jellyfish and more—these creatures are among the most threatening—and interesting—in the world!


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Great Migrations: Official Companion Book
Great Migrations: Official Companion Book
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Category: Books/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

With more than 250 color photographs, at turns arresting and gorgeous, this stunning companion includes all of the epic animal dramas that are featured in the unprecedented high definition television event to air on the National Geographic Channel. In a world of changing global temperatures both on land and in the sea, the annual migrations of animals include amazing stories of incredible strength and the will to survive. Capitalizing on new technology and the subsequent means of tracking animals, pioneering scientists have uncovered new details that help us to understand a world in constant motion. In this magnificent companion to the groundbreaking 7-hour miniseries, animal journeys are illustrated with images by National Geographic-caliber photographers and with iconic stills from the film. Informational sidebars throughout the book highlight new technology, preeminent scientists and photographers in the field, and the backstories behind the memorable seven-part documentary.


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National Geographic Readers: Favorite Animals Collection
National Geographic Readers: Favorite Animals Collection
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Awesome, cool, and amazingly wild! Kids have voted and National Geographic is happy to deliver all their favorites in one convenient package with National Geographic Readers: Favorite Animals Collection. Playful pandas, jumping dolphins, beautiful ponies, and speedy cheetahs have been voted time and time again as kids' top favorite animals because they are some of the most wild and amazing animals on the planet. Young readers will love pouring over facts about some of their favorite creatures—sometimes with the intensity of full-fledged scientists! Enough fascinating information is accompanied by wonderful photographs to insure that kids' natural curiosity is both satisfied and inspired.


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Face to Face with Butterflies
Face to Face with Butterflies
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You're keeping soooo still. You're trying not to even breathe too loudly. You don't want to disturb the most wonderful, delicate-looking creature you've ever seen. Insect expert Darlyne Murawski leads young readers inside the fascinating world of butterflies: learn how they are magically transformed from squirmy caterpillars; discover how each species develops unique wings; and witness a butterfly food fight, as they wrestle over a flower until a winner is declared.


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Face to Face with Leopards - Hardcover
Face to Face with Leopards - Hardcover
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You're crouched in the African brush, camera at the ready. It's dark. It's scary. Then silently, she appears; the ever-elusive leopard. You have seconds to snap a picture of this creature, with its exotic spotted fur so prized by hunters.


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Face to Face with Manatees
Face to Face with Manatees
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You're deep inside an endangered habitat. In the blue waters of southern Florida you come face to face with nature's gentle giant. Meet the manatee. He's playful, sometimes clumsy, and he rolls around when he's happy. Hear that?! He just squealed with delight. Learn why his world is under threat from pollution and development, and what young environmentalists can do to protect that world. Brian Skerry's astonishing photographs and amazing first-hand adventures reveal the world of the manatee as never before.


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National Geographic Readers: Great Migrations: Butterflies
National Geographic Readers: Great Migrations: Butterflies
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The monarch butterfly, one of the most seemingly delicate of all of nature's animals, proves to be one of the toughest in this reader. Making the yearly trip from the Northern United States and Canada to the Oyamel forest of Mexico is no easy task, and it takes five generations of butterflies in order to do so. Battling cold temperatures and the threat of starvation, these beautiful insects complete an almost 3,000 mile journey over the course of two months, only to have to turn and around and head back home.


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National Geographic Readers: Spiders
National Geographic Readers: Spiders
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You don’t have to look far to see a spider’s web—in the corner of the window, on a fence, or in a bush—spiders make their homes everywhere. And there are so many kinds of spiders! Some red, some blue, yellow, and more…all fascinating. Amazing photography and easy-to-understand text makes Spiders a hit in this National Geographic Kids series.


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National Geographic Readers: Sea Turtles
National Geographic Readers: Sea Turtles
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Who could resist celebrating sea turtles? They may seem like lazy ocean reptiles drifting with the oceans’ currents, but they are actually long-distance swimmers that spend their entire lives searching for food and a mate. What’s more, they come with their own built-in GPS, returning to the exact beach where they were born to lay their own eggs. Kids will learn all about these tranquil and mysterious animals through brilliant photography and illustrations, plus the trusted and distinctive content you love from NG Kids!


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National Geographic Readers: Ponies
National Geographic Readers: Ponies
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Ponies is replete with brilliant photographs and catchy content that will both teach and entertain. Children will be captivated as they watch a brand new baby foal walk within minutes of being born then quickly turn into one of the most graceful animals on Earth. Like all of our level 1 readers written by skilled children’s books authors, this title invites kids to learn more about their favorite topics in a familiar format that instills success.


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Face to Face with Polar Bears
Face to Face with Polar Bears
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The ferocious, snarling beast closing in on you fast has a toothache. In the white wastelands of the Arctic, there is nowhere to hide. Where is that helicopter?! Despite surviving this nightmare, award-winning photographer Norbert Rosing loves the charming, playful side of the polar bear. Rosing's book connects children with the consequences of global warming, and gives practical advice on how to help save our white-furred friends.


$16.95
National Geographic Readers: Lizards
National Geographic Readers: Lizards
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From geckos to iguanas, komodo dragons to chameleons, lizards are about the most awesome animal around! They inhabit every continent except Antarctica. Some are lethal. Some change color. Some have suction cups on their feet. There is enough fascinating information about these animals to fill an entire library of readers! But we've taken the absolute coolest information about the coolest animal and compacted it in this fascinating level 1 reader, perfect for anyone who loves slippery, slimy, creepy, and crawly.


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Face to Face with Whales - Hardcover
Face to Face with Whales - Hardcover
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You slip over the side of your boat, diving deep into the watery realm of the Earth's largest creature. Then the whale starts to sing, just feet away from you. You record the sounds, hoping one day to understand their language.


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Face to Face with Lions - Hardcover
Face to Face with Lions - Hardcover
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You look straight ahead. You try to breathe normally. You can smell the scent of the huge cat that is staring back. You are a cameraman. He is the King of Beasts. Your only thought is "I hope he has already eaten today." Let National Geographic Explorers-in-Residence Dereck and Beverly Joubert bring you closer to the power and majesty of the regal African lion. With fewer than 25,000 wild lions now left on Earth, the award-winning filmmakers and naturalists make a passionate plea to readers to take an active role in securing a future for these magnificent creatures.


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Honeybees
Honeybees
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How do bees make honey? Why are they so sweet on their queen? What hours do they work in their honey factories called hives? For all the buzz about honeybees, this book really is the bees' knees!


$6.95
National Geographic Readers: Frogs!
National Geographic Readers: Frogs!
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What was that!? That's the roaring burp of a bullfrog! See that? That's the slick, shiny skin of colorful little rainforest frogs! Alive with froggy facts, this book has the coolest photos to bring kids deep into the swampy world of our amphibian amigos.


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Face to Face with Elephants
Face to Face with Elephants
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You're in the Land Rover on a hot day in the African bush, observing elephants from a safe distance. Suddenly, an elephant trunk is nosing around in your luggage for some water!


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Face to Face with Cheetahs
Face to Face with Cheetahs
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  • Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12 - National Science Teachers Association/Children's Book Council
  • Chicago Public Library's "Best of the Best" for 2008

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    Weird Sea Creatures
    Weird Sea Creatures
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    Did you know that the deep-sea anglerfish has a glowing fishing rod attached to its body, or that the barreleye fish has a see-through head? See these wacky creatures and more in this brilliantly illustrated book that explores the strangest creatures under the sea. This level two reader uses easy-to-grasp language that will keep children intrigued and learning on every page.


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    Face to Face with Sharks
    Face to Face with Sharks
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    It may be your greatest fear—being eaten alive. And in the ocean's watery world, the streamlined shark has every advantage. How close do you want to get?


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    Weird But True! 5
    Weird But True! 5
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    Presenting all-new, brain-bending facts and eye-popping illustrations on science, animals, food, space, pop culture, geography and everything else imaginable. Did you know lemons can power light bulbs, or that some goats and climb trees? Find 300 more outrageous and unbelievable facts like these in fifth installment of the Weird But True! series.


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    National Geographic Readers: Creepy, Crawly Collection
    National Geographic Readers: Creepy, Crawly Collection
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    Frogs, snakes, ants, and bats! Oh my! They come in different sizes, different colors, and have different ways of thriving where they live. But thrive they do, and sometimes with the most amazing adaptations. These four creepy crawlies, their homes, and their most interesting aspects are the topic of this book.


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    Face to Face with Penguins - Hardcover
    Face to Face with Penguins - Hardcover
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    You're on the South Georgia Islands, a remote, icy place, with nobody around for miles and miles—except several thousand penguin friends. Stunning photos lead you into a mass of birds as they waddle across rock and sand, so clumsy on land, so graceful in the sea.


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    National Geographic Readers: Swim Fish!
    National Geographic Readers: Swim Fish!
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    Hooray! We're going to the beach! Do you know what kind of animals live in the ocean? You'll see fish swim, dolphins leap, and jellyfish float by. Told in simple yet lively text full of recognizable sight words and using picture icons to aid reading, National Geographic Pre-readers will enchant kids just beginning their journey with books.


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    Face to Face with Whales - Softcover
    Face to Face with Whales - Softcover
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    You slip over the side of your boat, diving deep into the watery realm of the Earth's largest creature. Then the whale starts to sing, just feet away from you. You record the sounds, hoping one day to understand their language. Meet these intelligent, social creatures in their natural habitat, learn about the different kinds of whales; discover how we can help them, and how we can protect their environment.


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    Dolphins
    Dolphins
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    Everyone loves the smile on a dolphin's face. Though smart enough to become theme park tricksters, dolphins are first and foremost wild mammals. Melissa Stewart's lively text outlines our responsibility to conserve their natural environment. This high-interest book also offers an interactive experience to boost awareness of these adorable creatures.


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    Pandas
    Pandas
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    The whole world loves panda bears. Everyone loves to watch them play, climb, cuddle, and chew. But careful, they can scratch too—just look at that tree! Pandas live in wild places very faraway, and they are the Star Attractions of every zoo that keeps them safe and well, all over the world.


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    Safari
    Safari
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    Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Animals and Nature

    Safari day dawns on the Savannah. The African light gives the sky colors seen nowhere else on Earth. Soon, an amazing array of wild animals are yawning, screeching, and growling to life. Meet the elephants, lions, giraffes, zebras, hippos, and the laughing hyenas of the wilderness and find out who's friends with whom and why!


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