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Nat Geo Wild Animal Atlas
Nat Geo Wild Animal Atlas
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Atlases and Reference

Captivating critters, eye-grabbing pictures, weird and freaky facts—what better way for kids to learn geography! In this child-friendly atlas, stunning animal photos combine with colorful, easily accessible maps to teach young readers about geography through the wild creatures that fascinate them. Each world region includes a "spotlight" on animals in the area. Thematic spreads deliver the facts about habitats, endangered species, and more. Careful research and all-around kid appeal make this a must-have children’s atlas for home and school.


$18.95
National Geographic Kids Wild Tales: Twin Trouble
National Geographic Kids Wild Tales: Twin Trouble
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This lift-the-flap board book tells the fun story of the bear family reunion. With bold illustrations and photographs, the Wild Tales series will keep little kids turning page after page, and lifting flap after flap, to see what surprise shows up next. Kids will love to read this book with Mom and Dad over and over again.


$9.99
National Geographic Kids Wild Tales: Ella's Bath
National Geographic Kids Wild Tales: Ella's Bath
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This lift-the-flap board book tells the fun story of Ella the elephant calf and her bath time with Mom. With bold illustrations and photographs, the Wild Tales series will keep little kids turning page after page, and lifting flap after flap, to see what surprise shows up next. Kids will love to read this book with Mom and Dad over and over again.


$9.99
National Geographic Little Kids Wild Tales: Look Out, Cub!
National Geographic Little Kids Wild Tales: Look Out, Cub!
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Cub wants to play! But everyone is too busy, and he heads out to explore on his own. As Cub climbs over branches he wonders what it would be like to see as far as the birds. With this curiosity, Cub climbs the tree higher and higher, until he can see far and wide. Unfortunately Cub has climbed too high and becomes stuck! All alone, he calls to Mom who comes to his rescue. Will Cub ever learn not to wander off alone? With stunning animal photography combined with brilliant illustrations, kids will have a blast reading with story with their parents.


$9.99
National Geographic Kids Chapters: Scrapes With Snakes
National Geographic Kids Chapters: Scrapes With Snakes
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Join National Geographic expert and TV personality Brady Barr on some wild adventures with snakes. Readers won't believe their eyes as they read Barr's hilarious—and completely true!—accounts of his interactions with some of the biggest, weirdest, and craziest snakes on Earth. Filled with engaging photos, fast facts, and fascinating sidebars, readers won't want to put this book down.


$5.99
I Dreamed of Flying Like a Bird
I Dreamed of Flying Like a Bird
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Climb aboard a helicopter with National Geographic photographer Robert Haas and journey all over the world in search of wild animals and exotic places. Cruise over the savanna grasslands of Africa and watch from above as lions hunt buffalos, one of the few "fair fights" in the African wilderness. Enjoy the spectacle as brilliant pink flamingos run faster and faster along the surface of the water before taking off and landing to form the perfect shape of a huge flamingo. Track muddy footprints across a rain-drenched salt pan to find a lone wildebeest that joins a herd of zebras. Even catch a glimpse of a large group of sharks that glide silently through shallow water in search of their next meal.


$17.95
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.


$16.95
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.


$16.95
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.


$16.95
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
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.


$16.95
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.


$16.95
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!


$16.95
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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    Everything Weather
    Everything Weather
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    Weather can be wild, freaky, and fascinating! Powerful twisters roar through homes; earthquakes shatter whole cities; hurricanes fly through towns. How does it all happen and how do we know what we do? All you need to know about weather and all of its wildness can be found in the pages of this colorful, energetic, and accessible book. Kids will also learn about real-life encounters with wild weather from National Geographic tornado chaser, Tim Samaras, featured in "Explorer's Corners" throughout the book. Packed with fun facts and amazing photographs, this book gives kids an in-depth look at these amazing natural phenomena.


    $12.95
    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?


    $16.95
    Ocean Counting
    Ocean Counting
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    Throughout our world's oceans live wild animals that swim, leap, and dive through the pages of this charming title. The photography in this book presents young readers with a foundation for learning basic counting skills while discovering some magnificent ocean animals. The marine life captured on each page portray familiar favorites along with a few lesser-known, but still amazing, animals. Lyrical text about each creature is both lively and thought-provoking. "Did You Know" facts accompany each spread to add both fun and fascinating tidbits about each creature. Fact boxes in the back of the book include information about the animals' homes, sizes, diets, predators, and babies. The book ends with an interactive map and a brief and inspirational note from National Geographic photographer Brian Skerry. A glossary helps kids expand their vocabulary, and a list of books and websites for further reading help jump-start more discovery.


    $16.95
    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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    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.


    $3.99
    National Geographic Readers: Bats
    National Geographic Readers: Bats
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    They live in spooky caves, in forests, even in the dark reaches of ordinary attics and bridges. They flock by the hundreds, and they sleep while hanging upside down! In this beautifully photographed Level 2 reader, kids learn about one of the most interesting creatures around—and discover the bat's unique place in the wild and in the world. The high-interest topic, expertly written text, and bonus learning activity lay the groundwork for a successful and rewarding reading experience.


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    National Geographic Readers: Meerkats
    National Geographic Readers: Meerkats
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    Welcome to the wacky world of meerkats, where groups of these furry friends team up to survive in the wild. Each meerkat has a job: babysitting the kids, guarding the troops, or foraging for food. Kids will be mesmerized by wonderful photographs and inviting text. This Level 1 reader is written in easy-to-grasp text that helps kids learn about these cute critters and the power of teamwork!


    $3.99
    Angry Birds Explore The World
    Angry Birds Explore The World
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    Young readers are invited to travel the world with the wildly popular Angry Birds characters as their guides in this latest book in the ever-clever Playground series.


    $9.99