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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
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.


$7.95
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.


$3.99
$2.79
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.


$6.99
National Geographic Readers: Trains
National Geographic Readers: Trains
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Choo Choo! Kids love trains! Especially the old-timey steam engines found in amusement parks and zoos. But what about a super-speeder in Japan that zooms on the track at 361 miles per hour? Or the world's longest freight train, stretching on for a whopping 4.6 miles? Or futuristic railways in the sky? In this Level 1 reader, young readers will discover a whole new way of looking at trains!


$3.99
Christmas in Williamsburg
Christmas in Williamsburg
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Bring the warm glow of Christmas past into your home with nostalgic Williamsburg flavor. The perfect holiday gift, this gorgeously illustrated, handsomely designed book will become a family keepsake and a seasonal celebration of our nation’s past. Packed with traditions, crafts, recipes, and customs that span three hundred years of American Christmases, this volume traces the rise of the holiday from colonial times to the present. Exclusive reenactment photograps and beautifully illustrated history bring traditions of yesteryear such as make-a-wish holiday tree tags, handcrafted hot chocolate, Victorian style paper chains, and handcrafted clove orange pomanders straight to your family’s living room for a more meaningful family holiday season.


$17.95
Why'd They Wear That?
Why'd They Wear That?
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Move over Project Runway. Get ready to chuckle your way through centuries of fashion dos and don'ts! In this humorous and approachable narrative, kids will learn about outrageous, politically-perilous, funky, disgusting, regrettable, and life-threatening creations people have worn throughout the course of human history, all the way up to the present day. From spats and togas to hoop skirts and hair shirts, Why'd They Wear That? is an illuminating way to look at the social, economic, political, and moral climates throughout history.


$19.99
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
Seed, Sprout, Pumpkin, Pie
Seed, Sprout, Pumpkin, Pie
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Pumpkins! Who can resist the sight of big, round, orange pumpkins ripening in a field? Everyone knows the sight of kids picking theirs in the field or the store, then carving out funny faces, smiles, or scary frowns to illuminate Halloween doorsteps. In this book, pumpkins aren't just a fruit, they're a symbol, a scent, a flavor of the entire season.


$5.95
My Weird But True Fact-a-Day Fun Journal
My Weird But True Fact-a-Day Fun Journal
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Life's weird sometimes! Here's a chance for Weird But True fans to keep their own personal diary about the weird and wacky world around them. For inspiration, there's a Weird But True fact a day, plus a daily place for kids to report on all the WBT stuff they observe and experience on their own 24/7. It's a year's worth of fun to enjoy, record, and remember.


$12.99
National Geographic Kids Just Joking 5
National Geographic Kids Just Joking 5
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The fifth book in this successful series delivers 300 new laugh-out-loud knock knocks, question-and-answer jokes, tongue twisters, and more! Another sure-fire winner, guaranteed to tickle the funny bone of kids everywhere! National Geographic Kids Just Joking 5 is packed with 300 more of the silly jokes that kids love paired with photos of laughing animals and funny people. Featuring National Geographic Kids' signature square shape and candy-colored palette, this hilarious party-starter is perfect for tossing into a backpack to share with friends at school or camp.


$7.99
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!


$7.95
Are You
Are You "Normal"? 2
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With the same fun and funny format as its predecessor, Are You "Normal"? 2 has even more questions about your mind and body that will have you rating brother, best friend, and even pet hamster on a weird-o-meter scale. Have you ever been grounded? Normal. Is your second toe longer than your big toe? Totally normal. Love school lunches? Downright weird.


$12.95
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
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.


$19.95
$13.96
National Geographic Little Kids Look and Learn: Shapes!
National Geographic Little Kids Look and Learn: Shapes!
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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.


$6.95
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...


$7.95
Angry Birds Playground: Atlas
Angry Birds Playground: Atlas
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Follow along with your favorite Angry Birds characters as they fly around the world discovering continents, countries, and cultures. Kids will be hooked on a wacky search for the Angry Birds' eggs as they seek out clues that lead them to amazing discoveries. Readers analyze and observe the world from a global perspective as they build basic skills. Packed with learning exercises and fun activities, Angry Birds Playground: Atlas will transform kids into explorers and leave them wanting more adventure.


$14.95
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.


$7.95
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.


$6.95
A Cool Drink of Water - Hardcover
A Cool Drink of Water - Hardcover
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An Italian boy sips from a fountain in the town square. A hiker takes a refreshing drink from a mountain stream. Black-robed women in India stride gracefully through a field with brass water jugs balanced on their heads. Whether they squeeze it out of a burlap bag, haul it home from a communal tap, or get it out of their kitchen faucet, people all around the world are unified by their common need for water. Barbara Kerley brings home this point simply and eloquently in this beautiful picture book that combines striking National Geographic photographs with a poetic text to show how people in various cultures use and conserve this vital resource.


$25.95
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.
$18.95
National Geographic Kids: Just Joking Collector's Set
National Geographic Kids: Just Joking Collector's Set
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National Geographic Kids: Just Joking Collector's Set is packed with three books of 900 silly jokes that kids love, paired with photos of laughing animals and funny people. Featuring National Geographic Kids' signature square size and candy-colored palette, each hilarious party-starter is perfect for tossing into a backpack to share with friends at school or camp. The set also includes a free poster that kids can hang in their room, locker, or anywhere they choose.


$23.95
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."


$3.99
One World, One Day
One World, One Day
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Through exquisite storytelling and moving photographs, this book conveys a simple yet profound concept: we are one global family.


$17.95
Monumental Verses
Monumental Verses
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Award-winning poet J. Patrick Lewis invites readers to climb aboard for an eye-opening, lyrical journey to some of the world's greatest monuments. Celebrating 13 of mankind's awe-inspiring wonders, the book dedicates two pages to each poem and monument, including lush photographs, some taken by National Geographic photographers. With his clever, catchy verse, Lewis is adept at building kids' appreciation for renowned places like the Taj Mahal, Mount Rushmore, and the Great Wall. The back matter features a map showing each site's location, historical information, and a brief history of the photographs. Teachers looking to integrate language arts into their social studies lessons will find this book a delight.
$16.95
$8.99
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.


$17.95
Lost Boy, Lost Girl
Lost Boy, Lost Girl
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One of thousands of children who fled strife in southern Sudan, John Bul Dau survived hunger, exhaustion, and violence. His wife, Martha, endured similar hardships. In this memorable book, the two convey the best of African values while relating searing accounts of famine and war. There's warmth as well, in their humorous tales of adapting to American life. For its importance as a primary source, for its inclusion of the rarely told female perspective of Sudan's lost children, for its celebration of human resilience, this is the perfect story to inform and inspire young readers.


$15.95
Children's Songs from Afghanistan
Children's Songs from Afghanistan
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Editor Louise Pascale has recreated the collection of Afghan children's songs she compiled while teaching in Kabul in the 1960s. A few years ago, upon discovering she still had her copy, she vowed to return the songs to Afghan children.


$17.95
$8.99