National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of the Ocean
FIRST BIG BOOK OF THE OCEAN
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The Lawless School provides the right education for kids on the wrong side of the law. M Freeman has been homeschooled her entire ...life. So M has no idea just how unusual her education has been - not until she leaves home to attend the prestigious (and mysterious) Lawless School. Suddenly, it's very clear to M that her tutors have been preparing her all along for a life of crime. She excels at escape tactics. She's a whiz at spotting forgeries. Her years of piano lessons pay off when picking pockets and cracking safes. M's newfound talent for criminal mischief soon brings her to the attention of the Masters, the secretive school's most secretive clique. M's interest in the Masters is personal - joining this international dishonor society is her best chance to learn the truth about her father's life. and his death. But when her first real-world heist goes wrong, M is left wondering: Is there truly honor among thieves? Jeffrey Salane's first novel is full of twists and turns, reveals and reversals. Spoiling the ending for your friends would be criminal read more
"More stories of faith, family, and fun in the ongoing Elsie Dinsmore series"Enter the world of Elsie Dinsmore Christian values, i...nnocent romance, family fun, and lasting lessons have captivated generations of girls eager to follow Elsie's life fro read more
Salty is bringing a new friend to the Sodor aquarium-A SHARK! And he needs Thomas the Tank Engine's help to get him thereISBN13: 9...780307982001Publisher: Random House Books for Young ReadersPublication Year: 2013Format: PaperbackPages: 32 read more
"National Geographic Kids First Big Book of the Ocean" is an adorable animal reference that includes the sea's high-interest anima...ls, such as dolphins, sharks, sea otters, and penguins, and introduces kids to some of its lesser-known creatures. More than 100 charming animal photos illustrate the profiles, with facts about the creatures' sizes, diets, homes, and more. This book will quickly become a favorite at storytime, bedtime, and any other time. read more
National Geographic Kids First Big Book of the Ocean is an adorable animal reference that includes the sea's high-interest animals..., such as dolphins, sharks, sea otters, and penguins, and introduces kids to some of its lesser-known creaturesISBN13: 9781426313684Publisher: National Geographic SocietyPublication Year: 2013Format: HardcoverPages: 128 read more
This adorable reference introduces young readers to birds of all kinds: big and small, flyers and swimmers, colorful and plain. Th...ey’ll find backyard favorites, such as robins and cardinals and be introduced to more unique species that inhabit rain forests and deserts around the world. Bird behaviors kids can relate to, including singing, dancing, building, swimming, and diving, reveal fascinating insights into the avian world. More than 100 colorful photos are paired with profiles of each bird, along with facts about the creatures' sizes, diets, homes, and more. This charming book will quickly become a favorite at storytime, bedtime, and any other time.From the Hardcover edition. read more
This adorable reference introduces young readers to birds of all kinds: big and small, flyers and swimmers, colorful and plain. Th...ey’ll find backyard favorites, such as robins and cardinals and be introduced to more unique species that inhabit rain forests and deserts around the world. Bird behaviors kids can relate to, including singing, dancing, building, swimming, and diving, reveal fascinating insights into the avian world. More than 100 colorful photos are paired with profiles of each bird, along with facts about the creatures' sizes, diets, homes, and more. This charming book will quickly become a favorite at storytime, bedtime, and any other time. read more
This charming reference introduces young readers to the wider world by exploring languages, landscapes, weather, animals, capital ...cities, mountains, deserts, and other landscapes and landforms, and more. It encourages kids to get play with activities such read more
This charming reference introduces young readers to the wider world by exploring languages, landscapes, weather, animals, capital ...cities, mountains, deserts, and other landscapes and landforms, and moreISBN13: 9781426320507Publisher: National Geographic SocietyPublication Year: 2015Format: HardcoverPages: 128 read more
An introduction to weather combines elementary facts with vibrant National Geographic photography in an early reference that expla...ins how weather systems are organized and create the environmental conditions that lead to drought, blizzards and more. read more
This charming reference book takes a closer look at the things that surround kids every day and how they work-from cars to vacuum ...cleaners, animal bodies to humansISBN13: 9781426323294Publisher: National Geographic SocietyPublication Year: 2016Format: HardcoverPages: 128 read more
The third title in National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book series, this book is for kids 4- to 8-years-old who LOVE dinos! ...The prehistoric world comes alive with dinosaurs small, big, giant, and gigantic, with stunning illustrations by Franco Tempesta-who illustrated National Geographic Kids The Ultimate DinopediaISBN13: 9781426308468Publisher: National Geographic SocietyPublication Year: 2011Format: HardcoverPages: 127 read more
This beautiful book is the latest addition to the National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book seriesISBN13: 9781426310140Publis...her: National Geographic SocietyPublication Year: 2012Format: HardcoverPages: 128 read more
This adorable reference introduces young readers to birds of all kinds: big and small, flyers and swimmers, colorful and plainISBN...13: 9781426324321Publisher: National Geographic SocietyPublication Year: 2016Format: HardcoverPages: 128 read more
Linking to a popular feature in the super successful National Geographic Little Kids magazine, this book brings the browsable fun ...of the bestselling National Geographic Kids Almanac to a new audience: preschoolers! Using an interactive question-and-answer format and content grounded in a child's immediate world, the Big Book of Why delivers lively information, hands-on games, simple recipes, crafts, and moreISBN13: 9781426307935Publisher: National Geographic SocietyPublication Year: 2011Format: HardcoverPages: 128 read more
This charming reference book takes a closer look at the things that surround kids every day and how they workâ from cars to vacuum... cleaners, animal bodies to humans. More than 100 colorful photos are paired with age-appropriate text featuring answers to questions like "How do chameleons change color?" "How do refrigerators stay cold?" and "How does my body heal?" This book inspires kids to be curious, ask questions, and explore the world around them. read more
Naughty sea lions, smart dolphins, leafy sea dragons that can play hide and seek, and gorgeous anemone fish... From the vast space... above the ocean to the mysterious depths of the sea, these animals that exist on the ocean will be here to tell you about their own secret: an octopus's ""art of invisibility"" can help it escape from danger, in a manta ray's mouth there is a ""filter screen"", and sponge is in fact a kind of animal... read more
Coloful birds! Jaguars! Tree frogs! National Geographic presents a delightful, age-appropriate introduction to tropical rain fores...t creatures big and small in this new title in the popular Little Kids First Big Book series.This adorable animal book about all things jungle features favorite animals found in tropical rain forests. Readers meet jaguars prowling the forest floor, snakes slithering through the understory, red-eyed tree frogs leaping through the canopy, butterflies flitting through the tallest treetops, and many other creatures that inhabit all the different layers. More than 200 charming animal photos illustrate the profiles, with facts about the creatures' sizes, diets, homes, and more. A map of tropical rain forests around the world shows where the animals in the book are found, and the book also introduces readers to plant life. This book will quickly become a favorite at storytime, bedtime, and any time. read more
The experts at National Geographic present a delightful reference that introduces young children to bugs of all kinds: big and sma...ll, jumping and crawling, colorful and creepy. This charming book explores backyard favorites, such as ladybugs and lightning read more
"Read amazing stories about Martin Luther King, Jr, Amelia Earhart, Mohandas Gandhi, and many other fascinating and inspiring peop...le from all over the world. These colorful and kid-friendly pages introduce younger readers to more than 50 people and their interesting lives"-Page 4 of cover. read more
The experts at National Geographic present a delightful reference that introduces young children to bugs of all kinds: big and sma...ll, jumping and crawling, colorful and creepyISBN13: 9781426317231Publisher: National Geographic SocietyPublication Year: 2014Format: HardcoverPages: 128 read more
Featuring 100 species of birds from coast to coast this colorful guide helps kids identify and understand birds. The National Geog...raphic Kids Bird Guide of North America will be both accessible and tons of fun. Fifty of the country's most popular birds will be laid out in stunning two-page spreads that will include information such as their range, the sounds they make, and the food they like to eat. Each profile will also include a cool or weird fun fact, and a feature called "A Closer Look," which digs deeper into once aspect of the bird's life (eating habits, birdsongs, etc.). Each profile will also display a fact box with the bird's scientific name, weight, length, and wingspan. Kids will also find tons of fun facts, bright and bold colors, full-color photographs, and layering of information that makes everything jump off the page. Birds will be organized by habitat, and habitat spreads will show where different birds live within each environment. The guide also explains all the basics that kids need to know about spotting birds. Features will include activities, such as how to build a birdhouse and how to build a birdfeeder, sidebars highlighting fascinating info, lists, range maps, and much more. Conservation information, a find out more section, glossary, and index will add ample back matter to round out this book. read more
Kenya has an amazing past. It gained independence in the 1950s and became one of Africa's most prosperous countries in the 1960s, ...but today it is plagued with a food shortage and disease. Many challenges lie ahead. This book includes main chapters that focus on Kenya's geography, people and culture, history, government, economy and nature. read more
Bring on the Big Cats No tame tabbies, these four big predators, the lion, leopard, jaguar, and tiger, are known for their powerfu...l roars. Kids can prowl through the lion's to-do list and the tiger's steak dinner to learn all about the big 4, then move beyond the big cats to see how they stock up against the pretty kitties. Elizabeth Carney shares real-life wildlife tips, so kids can become big eat experts themselves. National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit www. natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information. read more
Named one of the Best Children's Books of 2012 by Kirkus Reviews!"Add a little natural wonder to your poetry shelves. Because if w...eâ re talking about the best possible compliment to your eyes and ears alike, few have as many perks and grand moments as this." â School Library Journal starred review "Out of a windless August night/A luna moth in ghostly lightBeat softly on my window screen/Tick-tick-ticking-all silver green. She whispered secrets in my ear-/I am but a stranger here. The stars are scrawled across the sky/By ghostwriters, the Moon and I.You will not see me here tonight-/I have a thousand stars to write."What could be better than cuddling up with your child and this book on your lap and allowing your imaginations to soar with the words and images? Lovingly selected by U.S. Children's Poet Laureate J. Patrick Lewis and paired with vibrant animal photography, this collection of poems is an exuberant celebration of the animal kingdom and a beautiful introduction to this genre of literature. Designed for family sharing but targeted to ages 4-8, this dynamic, fresh, yet still classic collection of animal poems is a must-have for the family bookshelf. Featured poets include J. Patrick Lewis, Dorothy Aldis, Emily Dickinson, Benjamin Franklin, Robert Frost, Rudyard Kipling, Jack Prelutsky, Elizabeth Madox Roberts, Robert Louis Stevenson, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, and many more. Divided into chapters that group the poems by theme for extra resonance, the collection is a mix of old and new, classics, and never-before-published. A foreword from Lewis, sets the scene for helping children appreciate this gift of language and this visual feast for the eyes. Chapters include: Welcome to the World (birth of animal young)Big Ones (large animals-elephants, hippos, rhinos, bears)Little Ones (small animals-worms, insects)Winged Ones (birds and other flying creatures) Water Ones (aquatic animals-fish, dolphins, crabs)Strange Ones (curious creatures-armadillos, centipede read more