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Life-Size Zoo  Reg:$20.99 Now:$17.95   (Save 14%)
Features stunning life-sized photographs, some with gate folds, and fun facts of nearly two dozen zoo animals. Acclaimed wildlife photographer Toyofumi Fukuda visited Japan's premier zoos to capture vivid and detailed close-up photographs of 21 animals, from pandas and meerkats to giraffes, rhinos and elephants.
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Doodle It: Creepy Critters  Reg:$14.99 Now:$12.95   (Save 13%)
Kids who love to wriggle, squirm, and draw abuzz with excitement over Doodle It: Creepy Critters. This clever new book lets creative kids complete more than 100 squiggly doodles, including decorating ladybugs, drawing enormous spiders, filling a slimy sewer and much more. Comes with 100 reusuable stickers. NYP 8/1/10
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Viewfinder: Insects  Reg:$22.99 Now:$19.95   (Save 13%)
Kids can explore like never before with this new series. Use the unique removable magnifier to take a closer look at extraordinary photos and eye-popping digital illustrations. Interactive elements include flaps to lift and slider panels with comparative exercises. NYP 10/1/10
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There's a Barnyard in my Bedroom  Reg:$12.99 Now:$10.95   (Save 15%)
This fun and engaging story makes an engrossing — but not overwhelming — introduction to environmental issues for young readers. With the help of their parents and their own imaginations, Jamie and Megan discover that natural magic is all around them, even in their own home. Sheets and pillows, fruits and furniture — they all come from nature. What’s more, the air isn’t just empty space — it’s full of smells, sounds, water, and life-giving gases. And their backyard contains clues to both past and future: rocks from millions of years ago, a nail from pioneer times, and seeds that will grow into food for the summer. Beautiful full-color illustrations bring each adventure to vibrant life, with a forest growing in the living room and a stream appearing in the back garden. Each chapter ends with a page of related activities, and a glossary is included at the back.
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Animal Babies  Reg:$22.99 Now:$19.95   (Save 13%)
Animal Babies is an interactive book about the birth and growth of animals that both entertains and teaches young readers. Touch an alligator’s skin and see the world the way a bull, chameleon, and bee do. Peek at what a bear cub noshes on by lifting flaps or pull a tab to help a mother giraffe have her baby.
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Hidden Animals  Reg:$7.99 Now:$6.95   (Save 13%)
A surprise awaits with every turn of the page as patterns magically transform into monkeys, zebras, butterflies, and other colorful creatures! Featuring Lazoo's bright, fanciful award-winning design, Hidden Animals! is the perfect interactive read for children and their parents to share.
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The Field Guide to Birds  Reg:$22.99 Now:$19.95   (Save 13%)
Written as the research notebook of a 1920s naturalist who's just completed an expedition to Vietnam, India, Australia, and other countries, THE FIELD GUIDE TO BIRDS offers kids an in-depth look at the remarkable creatures that fly through the skies of these lands, as well as a hands-on experience with eight exotic birds to assemble. They'll learn how the north island brown kiwi finds food in the dark (even though it has very small eyes), and how the green peacock targets a poisonous coral snake for a snack. They'll also learn where to find the black kite, the Wilson's bird of paradise, and other remarkable birds. The lands of southern Asia and Oceania are home to some of the world's most beautiful and strange birds. There's the greater flamingo, whose color is determined by its diet, and the golden bowerbird, who croaks like a bullfrog. They're not like the birds kids see in their own backyards or keep in cages in their living rooms—but with THE FIELD GUIDE TO BIRDS, they'll get to know them just as well! With the pieces to assemble eight exotic birds themselves, THE FIELD GUIDE TO BIRDS also provides kids with a unique, hands-on experience. By following the simple instructions and placing their birds in the removable diorama, they'll become at-home explorers, getting closer than ever before to seeing these wild creatures in their natural habitats. THE FIELD GUIDE TO BIRDS takes kids on the adventure of a lifetime—without leaving home!
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Insects (Smithsonian Handbooks)  Reg:$22.99 Now:$19.99   (Save 13%)
Packed with superb full-color photography, detailed descriptions, and highlights of key facts, Insects is a great addition to the Smithsonian Handbook series. Including hundreds of profiles each with its own spread, there isn't a more reliable identification guide on the market.
Paperback: flexiback | 5.78 x 8.38in | 400 pages | ISBN 9780789484048 | 13 Mar 2002 | Dorling Kindersley
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Hobby Farms Donkeys  Reg:$17.99 Now:$14.95   (Save 16%)
Experienced and novice donkey owners alike will find this book filled with valuable information about the ins-and-outs of buying, raising and caring for these animals.
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Hobby Farms Ducks  Reg:$17.99 Now:$14.95   (Save 16%)
Experienced and novice owners alike will find this book filled with valuable information about the ins-and-outs of buying, raising and caring for these animals.
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ChickaDEE Animal Adventures  Reg:$22.99 Now:$19.95   (Save 13%)
Featuring more than 150 creatures, chickaDee Animal Adventures crosses all continents and habitats to give children a rich understanding of animal characteristicks and behaviors. Packed with hundreds of stunning photographs and intriguing facts, this is a must have reference guide for any child curious about the animal kingdom.
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Play-Doh: Mama's Little Ducklings Book  Reg:$7.99 Now:$6.95   (Save 13%)
Mama Duckling has a colorful nest of eggs all ready to hatch, but the night before the big event, the littlest one goes rolling off on its own. In the morning, the eggs crack open and the ducklings waddle after their mom in a search of their wandering sibling. They look high and low, with Mama Duck asking all the creatures they encounter if they have seen the pink polka dotted egg. At long last they come upon the Easter Bunny. He knows exactly where the long-lost (and by now hatched) duckling is hidden! Adding to the fun of this feel-good tale are flaps that lift to uncover surprises—and a glimpse of the runaway duckling hidden in the artwork on every spread. This adorable book is the perfect pick for Easter . . . or any time of year!

Play-Doh: Counting Bunnies Book  Reg:$7.99 Now:$6.95   (Save 13%)
Busy bunnies get kids counting in this lively romp from one to ten. First there’s one bunny sitting all alone, then there are two bunnies chatting on the phone—and before you know it, there’s a whole bunch of bunnies doing everything from putting on a magic show to throwing a pool party! By the time the day is done, ten tired bunnies are tucked into bed. But funny bunnies aren’t the only things young readers can count on in this bright and fun-filled book—a closer look at every page reveals lots more opportunities to reinforce the featured number.

Journal of Discovery  Reg:$28.99 Now:$24.95   (Save 13%)
They were the men whose originality and genius were ahead of their time: Copernicus, Edison, Gutenberg, Watt, Lumiere, Marconi, and Bell. We all know their contributions — among them the printing press, the light bulb, and the telephone. They are milestones of the past and inventions that we still use today. Journal of Discovery is a unique collection of exquisite pop-ups and illustrations that celebrates these intellectual pioneers and their awe-inspiring works. Readers will learn about the Lumiere brothers, who made the first motion picture, and Marchese Marconi, who developed the first radio telegraph picture. They’ll find out how James Watt perfected the steam engine and how Johannes Gutenberg developed his innovative method of printing. They’ll learn how these ideas were received in the past, and how they continue to influence our present — and our future. A stunning gift for history buffs and budding inventors of all ages, Journal of Discovery is sure to fascinate and inspire.
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Big Book of Bugs  Reg:$17.99 Now:$14.99   (Save 16%)
Enjoy this up-close and personal book for young entomologists and all curious kids who are fascinated with bugs. Look right into a spider's eye and get tangled in its web! Marvel at the stunning pictures of teeny tiny creepy crawlies blown up to extraordinary sizes. Engaging annotations provide buggy facts and figures. Larger than life photographs of creepy crawlies include locusts, caterpillars, beetles, flies, grasshoppers, ants, praying mantis, and more!
Hardcover | 10.74 x 14.09in | 32 pages | ISBN 9780789465207| 09 Aug 2000 | 8 - 12 years
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Eyewitness Books: Butterfly and Moth  Reg:$18.99 Now:$15.99   (Save 15%)
Here is an original and exciting look at the natural history of butterflies and moths. Stunning real-life photographs provide a unique "eyewitness" view of the behavior of these complex and vividly beautiful insects, their structure and life cycle, where they live and feed, and how they protect themselves. See a butterfly emerging from its chrysalis, how silk moths make silk, a caterpillar eating its own eggshell, and butterflies that have become extinct. Learn how a caterpillar can frighten off predators, why some adult moths never eat, which butterfly migrates the length of a subcontinent, and how to breed butterflies and moths. Discover how a caterpillar transforms itself into a chrysalis, which butterfly lives with ants, why butterflies and moths often mimic each other, how a chrysalis can look like a dead leaf, and much, much more.
Hardcover | 8.81 x 11.41in | 64 pages | ISBN 0789458322 | 14 Jun 2000 | 8 - 12 years
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Eyewitness Books: Eagle & Birds of Prey  Reg:$18.99 Now:$15.99   (Save 15%)
Here is a spectacular and informative new guide to birds of prey around the world. Superb color photographs give the reader an "eyewitness" insight into the world of eagles, vultures, hawks, kites, owls, falcons, and other birds of prey. See a secretary bird stamping on a snake, a kestrel hovering in midair, a tawny eagle in flight across the page, a burrowing owl coming out of its burrow, and a Verreaux's eagle launching itself at its prey. Learn what an eagle's bones and muscles look like, how falconers train hawks, falcons, and other birds, what steppe eagles eat in winter, and how Harris' hawks hunt in teams. Discover how an alula helps birds to fly, which bird of prey has talons as big as a grizzly bear's claws, how vultures can fly for hours with scarcely a flap of their wings, and much, much more.
Hardcover | 8.85 x 11.37in | 64 pages | ISBN 9780789458605| 14 Jun 2000 | 8 - 12 years
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Eyewitness Books: Elephant  Reg:$18.99 Now:$15.99   (Save 15%)
Here is a spectacular and informative guide to the fascinating world of elephants. Superb color photographs of Asian and African elephants, their living relatives and reconstructions of their ancestors offer a unique "eyewitness" view of these remarkable animals, their natural history and relationship with people. See the adult "tusker", inside an elephant's mouth, a baby elephant feeding, an elephant in a threatening posture, elephants at work, and an elephant painting a picture. Learn how to tell an African from an Asian elephant at a glance, why elephants are worshipped, how long an elephant's tusks can grow, how elephants "talk" to each other, and why the future of elephants is threatened. Discover why elephants walk on their tiptoes, how much food an adult elephant eats in a day, the cruelty of the ivory trade, why elephants flap their ears, what an elephant does to keep cool, how intelligent elephants are, and much, much more.
Hardcover | 8.89 x 11.37in | 64 pages | ISBN 9780789458728| 14 Jun 2000 | 8 - 12 years
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Eyewitness Books: Gorilla, Monkey & Ape  Reg:$18.99 Now:$15.99   (Save 15%)
Here is a spectacular and informative guide to the lives of the great apes, monkeys and other primates. Superb color photographs of gorillas, orangutans, macaques, baboons, lemurs and numerous other primate species offer a unique "eyewitness" view of some of the world's most intelligent animals. See a great silverback gorilla, the monkey with the biggest nose, how gibbons swing through the trees, multicolored marmosets and a day in the life of a gorilla family. Learn about the knuckle walk, how a tail becomes a hand, why gorillas build nests, which South American monkeys have the loudest call and how orangutans got their name. Discover why mountain gorillas are endangered, how chimpanzees communicate, why ring-tailed lemurs wave their tails in the air, which monkeys can run like cheetahs and why pottos fall out of trees, and much, much more!
Hardcover | 8.70 x 11.37in | 64 pages | ISBN 078946036X | 14 Jun 2000 | 8 - 12 years
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Eyewitness Books: Jungle  Reg:$18.99 Now:$15.99   (Save 15%)
Here is a spectacular and informative guide to some of the most extraordinary habitats on Earth. Superb color photographs offer a unique "eyewitness" view of the remarkable and colorful plants, animals and insects of the world's jungles. See the beautiful but poisonous passionflower, the rare golden lion tamarin, a Heckel chew stick from Nigeria, the red howler monkey howling at dawn and a kangaroo climbing a tree. Learn how paper wasps make their nest, how a siamang moves, how wax is taken from the wax palm, how geckos "fly" and how pitcher plants trap insects. Discover what red lemurs eat, how poison is taken from a poison dart frog, why bowerbirds build bowers, why canopy leaves have drip tips, where gorillas live and why chameleons change color, and much, much more!
Hardcover | 8.81 x 11.29in | 72 pages | ISBN 0756606942 | 02 Aug 2004 | 8 - 12 years
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Eyewitness Books: Reptile  Reg:$18.99 Now:$15.99   (Save 15%)
Here is an original and exciting new look at the fascinating world of reptiles. Stunning real-life photographs of snakes, crocodiles, lizards and turtles offer a unique "eyewitness" view of some of the world's most curious living creatures, their intriguing characteristics and unusual behavior. See a snake eating a rat, a lizard in mating display, a crocodile's pantry, a baby snake hatching from its egg, and a turtle defending itself. Learn how crocodiles look after their young, how snakes measure the size of their prey, how lizards store fat in their tails, and how chameleons swivel their eyes. Discover how baby reptiles are independent from birth, how snakes are charmed, how geckos walk upside down, how crocodiles swallow stones so they sink under water, how a snake is milked of its venom, and much, much more.
Hardcover | 8.77 x 11.37in | 64 pages | ISBN 0789457865 | 14 Jun 2000 | 8 - 12 years
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Whales & Dolphins (Smithsonian Handbooks)  Reg:$22.99 Now:$19.99   (Save 13%)
A beautifully illustrated guide to every species of whale, dolphin and porpoise. Covers their identification, evolution, biology, behaviour, reproduction and social lives. Includes tips on how and where to watch whales, dolphins and porpoises, and information on their conservation.
5.78 x 8.30in | 64 | ISBN 9780789489906 | 15 May 2002
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Eye Wonder: Big Cats  Reg:$11.99 Now:$9.99   (Save 16%)
Prowl into the wild and exciting world of big cats. From lounging leopards to the king of beasts, explore the super senses of big cats. A wealth of facts, combined with dramatic photography, ensures that Eye Wonders are the perfect educational start for young children. Eye Wonders is a groundbreaking reference series specially developed for younger children aged five plus. In a stunning style departure for DK, wonderful photography shows subjects within their natural setting, offering a whole new level of information through powerful images. Vocabulary is accessible to children aged five plus, with the meanings of new, subject-related words clearly explained. The series provides an excellent knowledge base on the natural world for children starting to learn. The combination of breathtaking visuals and informative, accurate text will hook even those children who usually avoid books.
Hardcover | 7.91 x 10.43in | 48 pages | ISBN 9780789485489| 03 May 2002 | 5 - 8 years
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Eye Wonder: Birds  Reg:$11.99 Now:$9.99   (Save 16%)
Fly with amazing birds over deserts, seas, woodlands, and lush rainforests. From pink flamingos to chattering parrots and racing roadrunners, there are lots of feathered friends to meet. A wealth of facts, combined with dramatic photography, ensures that Eye Wonders are the perfect educational start for young children. Eye Wonders is a groundbreaking reference series specially developed for younger children aged five plus. In a stunning style departure for DK, wonderful photography shows subjects within their natural setting, offering a whole new level of information through powerful images. Vocabulary is accessible to children aged five plus, with the meanings of new, subject-related words clearly explained. The series provides an excellent knowledge base on the natural world for children starting to learn. The combination of breathtaking visuals and informative, accurate text will hook even those children who usually avoid books.
Hardcover | 7.91 x 10.43in | 48 pages | ISBN 0789485508 | 03 May 2002 | 5 - 8 years
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