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Test your powers of deduction on 43 phony alibis, baffling clues, bits and pieces of evidence. Decipher codes as you match wits wi...th such great detectives as Will Ketchum and Donna DiAnsa, as well as law enforcement officers like Luke Sharp, Hans Zupp and Carla Kopp. For many of the puzzles you'll find extra hints and clues to help you along, if you need them! "A clever presentation of entertaining puzzles...."--Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School. 128 pages, 25 b/w illus., 5 3/8 x 8 1/4. read more

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It's elementary...when you're with world-famous detective Sherlock Holmes and his trusty assistant Dr. Watson, you're sure to find... fiendish felons, uncover nefarious plots, and meet up with the wicked Moriarty. But, in order to crack these cases and reveal whodunit, you have to sharpen your wits by breaking secret codes, unraveling anagrams, solving logic puzzles, and figuring out tricky brainteasers! Put your powers of deduction to work--and prove you're smart enough to outwit the cleverest criminals! read more

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Follow Dr. Quicksolve as he teaches his son Junior how to solve 50 baffling crimes. Investigate a murder where one suspect plays l...oud music--and the other's hearing-impaired. Pick out the right heir to a millionaire's estate. Read carefully--the clues are there, but they're always hidden! read more

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Fun grids, hidden messages, and entertaining twists that only a top puzzlemaker like Mark Danna could dream up! You’ll find all th...at right here, in one of the best word search collections ever. It has amazing variety, with grids that form cool pictures (like a rocket ship) to match the puzzle’s theme and extra challenges to add spice to the solving. Some searches contain rebuses to decode; others make you come up with the word list yourself; and all of them contain a secret message! Once you’ve found all the words, read the uncircled letters from left to right, and top to bottom, to spell out a fascinating fact, riddle response, or interesting observation. read more

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One of the most beloved classics in children’s literature, Kipling’s masterpiece follows Mowgli, the boy raised by wolves, and his... animal friends as they fight for survival in the Indian jungle. Young readers will love the wise bear Baloo and Bagheera the black panther; shiver at the vicious tiger Shere Khan; laugh at the silly monkeys; and feel compassion for the grown-up Mowgli—who must finally acknowledge his own humanity. read more

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Make 25 fantastic fliers! You can create a sky-full of fabulous-looking paper planes, from old-time gliders to cutting-edge jets, ...that soar, swoop, sail, and dive. The projects include fascinating background information on every model. Kit includes:- 80-page paperback- 25 sheets of origami paper (5 designs; 5 sheets each) read more

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There's a picture on every page, but what you can't see is more important than what's in plain sight. That's because each of these... picture puzzles hides something from you, then dares you to find it. See if you can detect the boomerang lost among a pile of clothes hangers. Pick the dog in a dogpile who actually lives in the doghouse. Help the cook find his hat that's sailed into the clouds. If you're really alert, you'll be able to rescue swimmers from sharks in a pool, help a kayaker find his paddle before he drowns, or pick out a camel from a pile of humps and other body parts. You'll also encounter puzzles that feature mazes and maps, word ladders and number series. All the solutions are hidden in plain sight, but in case you still can't find them, turn to the answer section in the back of the book. read more

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Play hide and seek on a piece of paper! The words hide, as jumbled letters in a grid, and you seek, by looking at the finished wor...ds in lists below. It's just a matter of noticing the finished words hidden in the grid by hunting them down, and up, and backwards, and diagonally. Once you spy the hidden words, you can circle them, then find phrases made by the words. All 56 puzzles demand great detective work, and each rewards you with a different secret message. The messages feature movie stars and magic tricks, sports teams and Pokemon, hidden treasure and McDonald's. To keep you in suspense, some words are hidden in rebus puzzles, mazes, and picture grids, from a mailbox to Snoopy's doghouse. Hardest of all to solve are three "Guess the Theme" puzzles where the word list is missing and you've got to figure out what's on it. read more

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Designer, author, teacher, and knitting celebrity Nicky Epstein has created a stylish delight: 25 playful, fashion-forward pattern...s for 18-inch dolls. The enchanting pieces range from classic to chic and include everything from tops and pants to dresses skirts, and coats—even a lacy princess gown! Adorable accessories (hats, headbands, scarves, purses, mitts, and socks) complete this cutest-ever wardrobe of Nicky Epstein originals.   read more

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Look first at one photo, then at the other: they’re almost the same, but not quite. And that’s the challenge and the fun of this g...ame, which demands good concentration and a sharp eye. But one thing’s for sure: although you may have to search carefully to find the six subtle differences between the two nearly identical images, you’ll realize in a single glance what sets this collection apart. All the puzzles are carefully composed color photos, rich in detail, and wonderfully arranged in categories, such as seasons, animals, travel, holidays, and vehicles. Hone your powers of observation gazing at photos of flame-colored trees; a lioness and her cub; bridges, boats, and buses; and a sky-high view of the world below from a helicopter. read more

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Hand lettering is a visually dynamic and accessible way to add textual elements to any type of craft, from journals to mixed-media... art. Some of the most accomplished artists present their favorite lettering techniques, illustrated with inspiring examples of their own work and accompanied by step-by-step instructions that kids can easily follow. No other book on the topic presents such a wide variety of original alphabets, font styles, and creative projects for young artists! read more

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These dot-to-dot puzzles are truly works of art. Conceptis has taken the Dot-to-Dot to exciting new levels! When completed, the 12...2 puzzles in this book reveal intricate pictures that range from people to animals to landscapes, all perfect for coloring in.These 122 dot-to-dots are super-tough! See if you can follow the thick maze of dots and count them till completion. read more

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These dot-to-dot puzzles are truly works of art. Conceptis has taken the Dot-to-Dot to exciting new levels! When completed, the 12...2 puzzles in this book reveal intricate pictures that range from people to animals to landscapes, all perfect for coloring in. These dot-to-dots are not so easy . . . but not too hard either! Solvers will find just the right amount of challenge in this mid-level collection. read more

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Sterling Publishing-Nicky Epstein Books: Knitting On Top Of The World. Nicky details the origin and use of classic knitting techni...ques-Fair Isle applique Aran and more-in folk knitting traditions around the globe then reinvigorates and recombines these techniques in her own inimitable way to create all new innovative designs and traditions. This book contains a world tour of knitting traditions and techniques with more than fifty new designs. Author: Nicky Epstein. Softcover 248 pages. Published Year: 2008. ISBN 978-1-936096-75-6. Imported. read more

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Meet Wilbur, who won’t wash his hands after going potty. Wilma, who waits too long…and sometimes doesn’t make it in time.  And Fre...ddie, who’s afraid to flush. These are just a few of the preschool animals who need a little help with their bathroom etiquette!   With wit and good humor, Hope Vestergaard presents a unique “toilet basics” guide for toddlers.  It covers everything from lifting the seat and closing the door to planning ahead when you’re on a trip.  All told in cheerful rhyme, with hilarious illustrations, it’s a fun way to handle a serious subject.  PLAN AHEAD!     DON’T WAIT TOO LONG!    GO POTTY BEFORE YOU SLEEP!     EXCUSE YOURSELF!     KNOCK FIRST!     BE SURE TO LIFT UP THE SEAT!     CLOSE THE DOOR!     DON’T LOLLYGAG!     NEVER FORGET TO WIPE!WASH YOUR HANDS!     ZIP AND FLUSH!     ALWAYS TURN OUT THE LIGHT! read more

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“All children grow up. All except one.” That special child is Peter Pan, and since making his debut on the stage in 1904, this ete...rnal youth has carried boys and girls off to magical, marvelous Neverland. It’s a trip that all kids want to make, and with this easy-to-read version of the classic, everyone can fly “second to the right, and straight on till morning” with Peter. Along with Wendy, John, and Michael Darling, they’ll meet the fairy Tinkerbell, the Lost Boys, and the menacing Captain Hook. read more

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Detective Stanwick is back! And you are about to be challenged by 30 exciting mysteries. Each one takes only about five minutes to... read. Every puzzle combines features of the traditional whodunit (physical clues, red herrings, means, motive, opportunity, time sequences) with logic puzzles (true-false statements, matching suspects with occupations, even a little math). Are you up to a little sleuthing and deductive reasoning? · The Case of the Suspicious Fire: Did the owner try to burn down his own store? Or was he really home asleep?· The Megaplast Mystery: Someone's threatening the life of The Megaplast Corporation's vice president. Can you find the culprit? You'll get some confusing facts, but if you use your smarts, you'll arrive at the answer. And many more! read more

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From the crude maps of ancient Babylon to the satellite-fueled precision of Google Maps, cartography has been both a record of dre...ams and of discoveries. Maps have played midwife to empires, helped win wars, and encouraged humanity to venture beyond boundaries of space and time. Containing numerous maps from the archives of the Royal Geographical Society, Mapping the World tells the story of the philosophers, explorers, artists, and scientists who brought together their skills to produce some of the most intriguing artifacts ever created. read more

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One, two, three four: can I do one puzzle more?Five, six, seven, eight: kids will really think this book is great!Young children w...ill play a “numbers game” as they connect the dots and create lots of happy pictures. From a funny bunny to a smiling mouse nibbling cheese to a parrot on a perch, these small dot-to-dots are the right size for little preschoolers just learning to count. Finish each one off by coloring it in! read more

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Following Sterling's spectacularly successful launch of its children's classic novels (240,000 books in print to date),comes a daz...zling new series: Classic Starts. The stories are abridged; the quality is complete. Classic Starts treats the world's beloved tales (and children) with the respect they deserve--all at an incomparable price.No child is too young to appreciate the amazing deductive powers of the world's smartest detective. These easy-to-read Sherlock Holmes stories provide the perfect introduction to the super sleuth and his friend and assistant, Dr. Watson. Among the intriguing tales: "A Scandal in Bohemia," Holmes's first encounter with the mysterious Irene Adler; "The Red-Headed League"; "The Adventure of the Six Napoleons" and others. read more

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Puzzle fun for four- to six-year-olds! These word searches are designed to meet the needs and interests of the youngest readers. L...ook up, down, and diagonally too, to uncover a buried treasure of hidden words. Young puzzle lovers can show what sharp eyes they have with this huge collection of word searches. Each has a different theme—from “Things that Fly” (airplane, mosquito, flag) to “Sundaes” (caramel, cherry, yummy), and “School Time.” read more

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Strain your brain--not your eyes! With one puzzle on each page, large numbers, and plenty of space to write, these super-sized sud...oku are easy to read…but challenging to solve. Created by one of the world's top puzzlemakers, this third entry in our popular series is literally the next BIG thing in sudoku! read more

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These entertaining searches include delicious words like banana and cookie; colorful words, such as pink and purple; and sporty wo...rds, including kickball and soccer. The themes range from “Let’s Go Swimming!” to “Halloween,” and each one features 10 words to find. read more

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Go from tentative beginner to formidable player! This complete chess course contains everything novices need to know, from basic s...trategies to advanced tactics. References to world-class champions like Bobby Fischer and Mikhail Tal bring the concepts to life; "Quick Start" reference pages help you retain the information; and puzzle sections let you test your new skills as you go along. read more

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Once upon a time… there were two brothers, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, who gave the world some of the best-loved fairy tales ever wri...tten. From “Cinderella” and “Rumpelstiltskin” to “Snow White” and “The Brave Little Tailor,” this charming anthology offers young readers a wonderful introduction to 12 of the Grimms' most popular stories. read more

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Thanks to film and literature, the idea of robots and artificial intelligence has long intrigued us. The fascination continues wit...h Popular MechanicsRobots, which gathers the very best of the magazine's fantastic robotic coverage and examines the way we live with these machines today—and how we will continue to exist with other advanced technologies in the future. Readers can now discover all varieties of robot, including ones that recognize our faces, gestures, and emotions; drive our cars; serve as highly intelligent personal assistants and medical diagnosticians; go into space; and even become embedded in our architecture and homes. Although robots can inspire both fear and wonder, author David H. Wilson shows how they're an integral part of a wonderful new world. read more

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The universe—demystified! Using a combination of eye-catching graphics, humor, and erudite storytelling, science illustrator Ben G...illiland shows us how the cosmos came to be, from the formation of the first particles in the Big Bang to the development of the stars, galaxies, and planets, leading us up to the present . . . and into the future. Each chapter builds the story of the universe piece by piece, highlighting groundbreaking discoveries in physics from the likes of Albert Einstein, Max Planck, and Peter Higgs, with fun and enlightening sidebars throughout. read more

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Live happily, live stylishly! Celebrity designer Jonathan Adler's newest book is a vibrant, hilarious mash-up of style bible, deco...rating tome, and self-help guide. In gorgeous, full-color spreads, 100 bold ideas for Happy Chic dwelling, decorating, and entertaining are revealed. As a bonus, five project gatefolds invite readers to create their own Happy Chic handicrafts, including a macramé owl and custom LOVE note cards. read more

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This deluxe puzzle book will whisk you away on a stunning journey through the intrigues of the Arthurian court, taking in the char...acters that have enchanted audiences for nearly a thousand years. All the rich, dramatic stories of the Round Table are interwoven to create 120 of the best puzzles ever, in varying levels of difficulty. No puzzle enthusiast will be able to resist this gorgeously illustrated mix of folklore, legend, and history. read more

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Following Sterling's spectacularly successful launch of its children's classic novels (240,000 books in print to date),comes a daz...zling new series: Classic Starts. The stories are abridged; the quality is complete. Classic Starts treats the world's beloved tales (and children) with the respect they deserve--all at an incomparable price.Pirates, buried treasure, and action aplenty--that's what's served up in this fine story, mates, and kids will eat it up. After Jim Hawkins finds the map to a mysterious treasure, he sets sail in search of the fortune. Little does he realize he's boarded a pirate ship, and that surprises and danger await him...including a meeting with the inforgettable Long John Silver. read more

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Two little owls want to learn to fly--to fly high in the sky. But kind Daddy Owl says: “Not yet. You're far too small.” This lyric...al story about little ones impatient to become big will resonate with children everywhere. Stunning collage paintings perfectly capture the warmth and energy of the irresistible babies as they stretch and grow and prepare to test their wings.  read more

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Sterling Publishing-Sixth & Springs Books: Entrelac 2. Dedicated knitters will find a fresh fun challenge in this follow-up book A...dvanced beginners and intermediates can try their hand at everything from cables lace and relief stitches to circles triangles and never-before-seen interpretations along with twenty-five patterns for beautiful garments fashion accessories baby gifts and home decor projects. This book contains eighty-five all-new stitch patterns for creating texture in fabric this collection takes this hot new needlework craze to the next level. Author: Rosemary Drysdale. Hardcover; 160 pages. Published Year: 2014. ISBN 978-1-936096-63-3. Imported. read more

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“Puff has appeared to me both childlike and wise, a king but also a willing follower of just about any bright spirit that inspired... him. Puff gives his whole heart and soul to one special friend…One day, as you can see at the end of this book, a new and special friend comes to Honalee…In this way Puff and Jackie’s friendship continues through new children like you.”   —Peter Yarrow Puff, the Magic Dragon is simply one of the most beloved songs of all time—a classic that’s become as much a part of the childhood experience as Mother Goose and fairy tales. Yet singer/songwriter Peter Yarrow and co-composer Lenny Lipton have never allowed a picture book adaptation of this magical tale…until now. With Yarrow’s and Lipton’s blessing, Puff, Jackie Paper, and the land of Honalee finally live on the page. The exquisite package includes a cloth case with a tipped-in illustration and an embossed jacket with foil touches, as well as an exclusive CD featuring not only Puff, but several other songs performed by Yarrow, his daughter Bethany, and cellist Rufus Cappadocia. This is a publishing event sure to attract broad attention and please Puff’s many fans.  In richly-hued paintings of the deepest sea blues and greens, Puff and his friend Jackie Paper frolic in the land of Honalee—traveling in a fantastic boat with billowed sails, climbing red castle stairs onto a balcony to meet with noble kings and princes, and watching pirate ships lower their flags for the roaring dragon. Artist Eric Puybaret has brought an entire magical world into being with enthralling landscapes, color, and characters. And everyone will love the way the art cleverly turns the song’s end, which at first seemed so sad, into a surprising and joyful moment. Best of all—this is only the first of many more collaborations with Peter Yarrow to come! read more

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In the CliffsComplete guides, the novel's complete text and a glossary appear side-by-side with coordinating numbered lines to hel...p you understand unusual words and phrasing. You'll also find all the commentary and resources of a standard CliffsNotes for Literature.CliffsComplete Adventures of Huckleberry Finn offers insight and information into a work that's rich both dramatically and thematically. Every generation since its publication has been able to identify with some of the novel's themes, including freedom, society versus conscience, and greed.Follow the Mississippi River adventures of this mischief-making Huck Finn and the runaway slave Jim — and save valuable studying time — all at once. Enhance your reading of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn with these additional features:A summary and insightful commentary for each chapterBibliography and historical background on the author, Mark TwainA look at 18th-century life and societyCoverage of Twain's writing and the reaction to the novelA character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the charactersReview questions, a quiz, discussion guide, and activity ideasA Resource Center full of books, articles, films, and Web sitesStreamline your literature study with all-in-one help from CliffsComplete guides! read more

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The illustrations for this series were created by Scott McKowen, who, with his wife Christina Poddubiuk, operates Punch & Judy Inc...., a company specializing in design and illustration for theater and performing arts. Their projects often involve research into the visual aspects of historical settings and characters. Christina is a theater set and costume designer and contributed advice on the period clothing for the illustrations.Scott created these drawings in scratchboard ­ an engraving medium which evokes the look of popular art from the period of these stories. Scratchboard is an illustration board with a specifically prepared surface of hard white chalk. A thin layer of black ink is rolled over the surface, and lines are drawn by hand with a sharp knife by scraping through the ink layer to expose the white surface underneath. The finished drawings are then scanned and the color is added digitally.Born in India, the unattractive and willful Mary Lennox has remained in the care of servants for as long as she can remember. But the girl’s life changes when her mother and father die and she travels to Yorkshire to live with her uncle. Dark, dreary Misselthwaite Manor seems full of mysteries, including a very special garden, locked tight for 10 years. With the help of Dickon, a local boy, Mary intends to uncover its secrets. read more

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Since 1903, the escapades of Mole, his friend Water Rat, shy Badger, and Toad of Toad Hall have delighted children, and adults, to...o. Follow the winning foursome through the seasons as they sail the river, get lost in the Wild Wood, take off on a merry adventure in Toad’s colorful carriage, and rescue Toad Hall from a band of nasty marauding weasels. read more

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25 fun things to do with fluffy stuff! Ever wondered what you can make with fluffy wooltops—processed, unspun wool that’s used for... spinning and felting? Gillian Harris, the owner of Fluff-a-torium, has the answer! Choose your favorite colors of fluff, plus other wools and yarns, and learn how to create pompoms, brooches, pictures, wreaths, bracelets, and more. Use the fluff as is, or follow Harris’s directions for transforming it by wetfelting, needlefelting, weaving, knitting, or crocheting. You’ll instantly get hooked into Gillian's vibrant fluffy world! read more

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Paper quilling--rolling and shaping thin strips of paper to create decorative effects--meets the popular art of flower crafting in... 35 simple, yet engaging projects. Alli Bartkowski, one of the leading experts of quilling, presents a bouquet of bloom-inspired items in this springtime-hued collection. She explains how to form basic quilled shapes, roses, loops, and many other effects, so crafters can make everything from cleverly framed artworks to unique greeting cards, decorative flowers, jewelry, and more. read more

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Go higher and higher—up to the big 100, and then on to infinity—with this cool dot-to-dot counting book! This is the exciting chal...lenge older counters are eagerly waiting for. What’s hidden in each dot-to-dot? Till it’s done, no one can know. They’ll all be a big happy surprise!  read more

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“Go down the crater of the volcano Snaefells. Follow the shadow just before the month of July. You will find your way to the cente...r of the Earth. I did it.” That mysterious message, found in a long-lost letter, propels a young man and his uncle on the adventure of a lifetime: to a prehistoric world below the earth where dinosaurs and other strange creatures still roam. Jules Verne's classic fantasy will enchant a new generation of readers. read more

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Now, even the youngest readers can play hide-and-seek on the page with these word searches. While having fun, kids are also doing ...serious vocabulary building as they come to know the names of foods, clothes, and other interesting things. And that gives kids a great head-start in school. read more

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The classic story of social justice and outrageous cunning. Robin Hood, champion of the poor and oppressed, stands against the cru...el power of Prince John and the brutal Sheriff of Nottingham. Taking refuge in the vast Sherwood Forest with his band of men, he remains determined to outwit his enemies. read more

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I’m up! I’m up!It’s going to be a busy day . . . What a special treat! Gyo Fujikawa has concocted a big, beautiful book that goes ...from morning till night, completely capturing a child’s world along the way.  Filled with silly jingles and fun rhymes; imaginative ideas for games; things for a daydreaming child to think about, and gentle little lessons on kindness and friendship, it will hold kids’ attention for hours. And, as always, Fujikawa’s sweet and appealing art features a diverse group of youngsters and a menagerie of delightful animals. read more

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Learning to count, refining fine motor skills, and having a blast: that's what children will be doing when they complete these fun... dot-to-dots. Each cute picture has 100 dots to connect, and youngsters will surely count along as they move the pencil from one number to the next. Nothing's tricky, because the dots follow one another in a nice, smooth, logical progression, not zig-zagging too much to throw kids off course. With delightful images such as a smiling seal, wild-haired boy, and beanie-clad dog, this will become a favorite with pre-schoolers and kindergarteners. read more

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Artist, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist cartographer and more: Leonardo da Vinci gave so much to the world. His fertile m...ind and scientific approach were centuries ahead of his time—and many of his works reputedly hold secrets in the form of codes and puzzles. Inspired by da Vinci's paintings, sketches, diagrams, and writings, this codex offers more than 150 enigmas to solve, from logic problems and riddles to code breaking, all beautifully illustrated in the style of the master. read more

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Following Sterling's spectacularly successful launch of its children's classic novels (240,000 books in print to date),comes a daz...zling new series: Classic Starts. The stories are abridged; the quality is complete. Classic Starts treats the world's beloved tales (and children) with the respect they deserve--all at an incomparable price.He robbed from the rich and gave to the poor, and had escapades enough to please any adventure-loving child. Now even the youngest readers can have the chance to enter Sherwood Forest with Robin's band of merry men, and meet such unforgettable characters as Friar Tuck, Little John, Allan-a-Dale, the nasty Sheriff of Nottingham, and wicked King John. Every moment of the story is filled with action and excitement. read more

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$29.95 $22.46

Following the hugely successful The Science Book and The Math Book comes a richly illustrated chronology of physics, containing 25...0 short, entertaining, and thought-provoking entries. In addition to exploring such engaging topics as dark energy, parallel universes, the Doppler effect, the God particle, and Maxwell's demon, the book's timeline extends back billions of years to the hypothetical Big Bang and forward trillions of years to a time of “quantum resurrection.” Like the previous titles in this series, The Physics Book helps readers gain an understanding of major concepts without getting bogged down in complex details.   read more

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“It is impossible to be a mathematician without being a poet in soul.” —Sofia Kovalevskaya, Recollections of Childhood, 1895  From... the ingenious author of The Math Book and The Physics Book comes an inspirational volume that celebrates the beauty and wisdom of mathematics. Every page of this yearlong devotional presents a sage remark alongside a stunning image relating to the world of math. The quotes offer insight from such brilliant thinkers as Pythagoras, Richard Feynman, and Robert Heinlein, and the art showcases everything from gorgeous fractals to splendid architecture. The calendar also includes the birthdays of notable mathematicians, so readers can see which ones share theirs. A brief biographical dictionary provides additional information on the people whose wonderful words appeared through the book. read more

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Two books in one, this is a compilation of 60 puzzles selected by award-winning crossword author Merl Reagle from two of his bests...elling previous books, Sunday Crosswords Volume 3 and Sunday Crosswords Volume 4. The puzzles in this book are ingenious, tricky, stimulating, and often laugh-out-loud funny, of medium difficulty but of maximum entertainment value. This is the first in a new series of two-in-one crossword anthologies from the puzzlemaker that Games magazine calls "the best Sunday crossword creator in America." read more

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Doyle and Fossey are on a mission—a monster mission! It seems there’s a giant bloodsucking monster gasping and gurgling in their f...riend Gabby’s garbage can. Can they figure out what’s up before the creature gobbles Gabby for lunch? This and four more cool cases will have kids checking out the clues—and learning great science too, including facts about the life cycle of a frog and chromatography. read more