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Cherry Blossoms Say Spring
Cherry Blossoms Say Spring
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In the style of the Picture the Seasons books, Cherry Blossoms Say Spring looks at the life cycle of a cherry tree, the history behind the gift of the Japanese cherry trees to our nation's capital, and the association of cherry trees and spring. Vibrant scenes from the Cherry Blossom Festival and the flood of visitors to the Tidal Basin are balanced with shots of the natural beauty of these trees. Nothing captures spring quite so iconically as cherry trees in Washington, D.C., and this portrait of them evokes the awe countless Washington, D.C., visitors and residents have experienced over so many years.


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$3.99
National Geographic Kids Just Joking 2
National Geographic Kids Just Joking 2
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Q: What sound to porcupines make when they kiss?
A: Ouch!


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National Geographic Little Kids Look and Learn: People!
National Geographic Little Kids Look and Learn: People!
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In this 24-page board book, young children are able to learn important skills such as naming, sorting, rhyming, counting, matching, and finding through fun, interactive games and activities. Children will also learn the basic understanding of simple patterns and how to identify them. Through photography, colorful designs, and simple text children are able to learn quickly with this exciting and approachable tool. Parents are also able to become involved within the learning process as they guide their toddlers through the book, and proudly watch them evolve and absorb new concepts.


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That's Gross!
That's Gross!
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Tired of having to contain your hidden urge to fart and finger-pick? Can't get enough of foul food and flies? Get ready to gross out all of your friends with these hysterically nauseating facts about all things gross and gruesome. Bringing together the slimiest, smelliest, and stickiest topics imaginable, That's Gross, is chock-full of foul facts that are guaranteed to make your stomach churn. Each chapter is packed with icky information, wacky and colorful pictures, and sickening sidebarsthat will make you say "That's Gross!" Hold on to your stomach while we explore the world of barf, bugs, boogers, and other things your parents won't like.


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National Geographic Kids: Just Joking 3
National Geographic Kids: Just Joking 3
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Q: What sound to porcupines make when they kiss?
A: Ouch!


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National Geographic Little Kids Wild Tales: Charlie and the Banana Monster
National Geographic Little Kids Wild Tales: Charlie and the Banana Monster
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Charlie the chimpanzee explains to his little brother what a monster is. How silly for his baby brother to believe in scary monsters! But as Charlie's tummy grumbles, he heads to his secret stash of bananas. Scary noises are all around him—even in the bushes hiding his pile of delicious bananas. It can only be a monster! Or is it? Read the story and lift the flaps in this adorable, colorful, and engaging story to find out!


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Halloween Book of Fun!
Halloween Book of Fun!
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National Geographic Kids gets a spooky twist, just for Halloween. The National Geographic Kids Halloween Book of Fun! will keep kids and families entertained for the entire fall season. Packed with 80 colorful pages of Halloween-themed mazes, hidden picture games, pumpkin carving crafts, Halloween recipes, and more, this exciting activity book for kids ages 6 to 12 will feature the bold illustration style and amazing photography that they have come to love in National Geographic Kids magazine, the nation’s top-selling consumer magazine for children. Kids will have a blast navigating through a spooky pumpkin patch maze, hunting for hidden pictures in a haunted house, or trying out new costume creations and pumpkin carving ideas—every page delights with spooktacular fun! This hands-on book is sure to be a thrill at home and is the perfect Halloween gift for young ghost and goblin friends.


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Celebrate Diwali - Softcover
Celebrate Diwali - Softcover
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Let National Geographic be your trusted guide to the Indian holiday of Diwali. Learn how Hindus, Sikhs and Jains celebrate Diwali, marking the triumph of good over evil, and of light over darkness. It's a time of great joy, celebrated with fireworks, sweets, and gifts.


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National Geographic Kids Look and Learn: All About Me
National Geographic Kids Look and Learn: All About Me
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Filled with gorgeous photographs inspired by National Geographic Little Kids magazine, curious children are introduced to physical diversity and cultural differences within families around the world.


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National Geographic Kids Myths Busted! 2
National Geographic Kids Myths Busted! 2
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This is the book that will put to rest rumors, misconceptions, superstitions, and flat out lies that you hear everyday—also known as the book your mom never wanted you to see. Want to make that face for hours? Go ahead, it'll never freeze like that. Enjoy an all-you-can-eat buffet and go swimming immediately after? A-ok. Have your dog eat off the same plate as you because his mouth is cleaner than yours? Better think twice on that one.


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Muckrakers
Muckrakers
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Hold the presses for the sensational story of investigative journalism in America. At the turn of the 20th century, news reporters and monthly magazines collaborated to create a new kind of journalism—in-depth, serialized exposés of corporate, labor, and political corruption. Many of these stories became instant bestsellers such as The Jungle, Upton Sinclair's classic account of corruption in the meat-packing industry.


$21.95
Mystery on Everest: A Photobiography of George Mallory
Mystery on Everest: A Photobiography of George Mallory
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George Mallory tried to climb Mount Everest three times, dying on his final attempt. Whether he reached the summit before he died—which would have made him the first human known to do so—remains a mystery. But Mallory's larger-than-life personality and spirit of adventure captured the imagination of his generation. With duo-tone photographs, compelling text, and quotes from Mallory, this book paints a vivid picture of the explorer. From Mallory's youthful romping in the Welsh foothills to his incredible perseverance in attacking the world's highest mountain, young readers follow the exploits of this dashing adventurer who possessed equal drive and charm.


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Celebrate Easter - Softcover
Celebrate Easter - Softcover
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Celebrate the joyous feast of Easter in its global perspective with this National Geographic volume featuring over 25 vibrant photographs. Witness the holiest day on the Christian calendar as it is celebrated throughout the world: from the famous Easter Egg Roll at the White House to the traditional bonfires throughout Europe; with traditional Easter dances in Africa and Easter feasts in Australia; and the universally popular coloring of eggshells worldwide.


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Counting Coup
Counting Coup
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National Geographic presents the amazing life story of Joseph Medicine Crow, the man who begins life as Winter Man. Trained as a warrior by his grandfather, Yellowtail, he bathes in icy rivers and endures the ceremony of ''counting coup''—facing fierce combat with an enemy Sioux boy.


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National Geographic Little Kids Look and Learn: Opposites!
National Geographic Little Kids Look and Learn: Opposites!
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In these 24-page board books, young children will learn important skills such as naming, sorting, rhyming, counting, matching, and finding through fun, interactive games and activities. These popular games featured in National Geographic Little Kids magazine use beautiful National Geographic photography to demonstrate early concepts.


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The Classic Treasury of Childhood Wonders
The Classic Treasury of Childhood Wonders
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This rich and nostalgic book of wonders is a collection of art, literature, and activities custom-made for the family bookshelf. It is broken into five sections that illuminate a child's world and interests—Magic and Make-Believe, Outdoor Exploring, Crafts and Construction, Yummy for the Tummy, and Bedtime, Bathtime, and Dreamtime. Children and parents will share together as they read poetry selections and nursery rhymes at bedtime, pull out the book on a rainy day for instantly accessible activities, or simply browse and savor the lovely art at any time. Childhood Wonders is a unique and lasting gift for kids, families, and new parents and grandparents.


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Bury the Dead
Bury the Dead
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Ceremonies for the dead have always fascinated people of all ages. Now, discover the ancient rituals of the Neanderthals, Egyptians, Mayan, Sythians and others of burying their dead and what they meant for the living. Children will learn how archaeologists gain knowledge of the ceremonies through studying remains and graves of long dead humans. 64 pages with full color pictures and illustrations throughout.
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Celebrate Ramadan and Eid Al-Fitr - Softcover
Celebrate Ramadan and Eid Al-Fitr - Softcover
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Let National Geographic be your trusted guide to holidays around the world. This diverse, informative series introduces children to a varied selection of religious and cultural holidays presented from a global perspective. Vivid photography accompanies author Deborah Heiligman's lively text on ceremonies and celebrations worldwide.


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National Geographic Kids Just Joking
National Geographic Kids Just Joking
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Q: What do planets use to download music? A: Neptunes. Q: What goes zzub zzub? A: A bee flying backwards. Q: Why did the baby cookie cry? A: Because it was a wafer so long.


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Toot & Puddle: The Mystery of the Disappearing Swing
Toot & Puddle: The Mystery of the Disappearing Swing
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It's a hot, hot day in Woodcock Pocket. Perfect weather for the swing that Puddle has made beside the pond for his friend Opal. But when they return for a swing and a splash, all that's left is the rope. The tire is gone! They attach another tire but the very next day, it happens again...and again! Toot and Puddle have a mystery to solve: The Mystery of the Disappearing Swing.


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Celebrate Halloween - Hardcover
Celebrate Halloween - Hardcover
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Trick or treat? Celebrate Halloween is a real treat. Vivid images and Deborah Heiligman's lively, inviting text illuminate the spookiest night of the year. The book spirits readers on a front-seat tour of Halloween celebrations around the globe as it explores the rich history of this holiday, the creepy creatures associated with it, and the origins of such customs as carving jack-o'-lanterns and trick-or-treating. Halloween folklore, food, games, costumes, and traditions all combine in a most bewitching brew.


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The World Is Waiting For You
The World Is Waiting For You
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"What do you want to be when you grow up?" is a question kids get asked over and over. But very few connections are made for kids between the present and the future. This book shows kids a pathway from their current interests and talents to a future career or interest. And in so doing, it also encourages adventure, exploration, and discovery, three core principles of National Geographic's mission. It's a celebration of possibility—so simple and so profound.


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Celebrate Valentine's Day - Hardcover
Celebrate Valentine's Day - Hardcover
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The history of the holiday is shrouded in mystery, but we do know that Valentine's Day wasn't always a time for red roses and candy hearts. In Celebrate Valentine's Day young readers learn that some historians trace the feast of the patron saint of love to ancient Greek and Roman festivals that signaled the beginning of spring.


$15.95
National Geographic Kids: Everything Money
National Geographic Kids: Everything Money
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All you need to know about money can be found in the pages of this colorful, energetic, and accessible book. Kids will also learn about money around the world from a National Geographic expert, featured in "Explorer's Corners" throughout the book. Packed with fun facts and amazing photographs, this book gives kids an in-depth look at this facinating and important topic.


$12.95
National Geographic Readers: Trucks!
National Geographic Readers: Trucks!
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Who can resist trucks? They're loud, complicated, and have wheels twice as tall as your dad! Trucks! has many cool images of the trucks we know and love. There are also curiosities like the $3 million mining truck that's "like driving a house."


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Weird But True: Stupid Criminals
Weird But True: Stupid Criminals
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Did you hear the one about the crook who broke into a vending machine and then left a trail of cheese curls all the way to his hideout? Or the burglar who left his wallet in an apartment he robbed, and actually went back to get it? Or how about the runaway criminal who got stuck in a drainpipe? Based on the successful "Stupid Criminals Busted!" column in National Geographic Kids magazine, this book is the newest extension of the blockbuster National Geographic Kids Weird But True franchise. This collection of chuckle-worthy stories about stupid criminals and the ridiculous ways they gave themselves away is illustrated with wacky collage art, and sprinkled with more than 150 weird-but-true facts about crime, including: funny laws; hilarious costumes criminals have worn while robbing banks; animal crimes and midemeanors; strange food crimes; great escapes; and more...


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Toot & Puddle: Get with the Beat
Toot & Puddle: Get with the Beat
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Toot is off to the Congo on an African adventure. "Be sure to listen to the music of the jungle!" Puddle reminds Toot as he takes off, but Toot isn't so sure he's good at listening to the music.


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National Geographic Little Kids Look And Learn: Colors
National Geographic Little Kids Look And Learn: Colors
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In these 24-page board books, young children will learn important skills such as naming, sorting, counting, matching, as well as basics such as colors, letters, and numbers, through fun, interactive games and activities in these photographically illustrated titles. In this book, children will learn colors by grouping colors in isolation, and then in context.


$6.99