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Eye Wonder: Dinosaur  Reg:$11.99 Now:$9.99   (Save 16%)
Step back in time to an age when dinosaurs rules the Earth. Find out about gentle Jurassic giants and the terrifying Tyrannosaurus rex. Marvel at fearsome packs of Velociraptors with their switchblade claws, and spy on herds of Hadrosaurs sporting colorful crests. Dramatic, atmospheric photography provides a wealth of visual information. Packed with facts and written in an accessible style, Eye Wonders are the perfect educational start for young children. Eye Wonder 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 | 7.95 x 10.43in | 48 pages | ISBN 9780789478511| 09 Jul 2001 | 5 - 8 years
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Eye Wonder: Mammals  Reg:$11.99 Now:$9.99   (Save 16%)
Offering a new level of information through powerful visuals, the Eye Wonder reference series was specially developed for children ready for their first books about the natural world. Full-color photography is matched with clearly written text to build a foundation for advanced exploration and help show children a stunning new view of the world.
Hardcover | 7.99 x 9.05in | 48 pages | ISBN 0789488698 | 11 Oct 2002 | 5 - 8 years
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Visual Encyclopedia: Dinosaurs  Reg:$14.99 Now:$12.99   (Save 13%)
With more than 1,000 full-color photographs, diagrams, charts, cutaway drawings, and detailed illustrations in each book, DK's Visual Encyclopedias cover everything you've ever wanted to know about animals, dinosaurs, and science.
5.47 x 6.49in | 512 pages | ISBN 9780756608583 | 18 Apr 2005 | 8 - 12 years
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Bugs! Bugs! Bugs!  Reg:$4.99 Now:$3.99   (Save 20%)
Longer sentences and an expanded vocabulary make this series of 48-page books slightly more challenging: Level 2 is appropriate for children who have started to read but still need help. Information boxes full of background information will stimulate inquisitive minds. These books contain between 700 and 850 words, and they are approximately 70 percent pictures and 30 percent text. The Dorling Kindersley Readers combine an enticing visual layout with high-interest, easy-to-read stories to captivate and delight young bookworms who are just getting started. Written by leading children's authors and compiled in consultation with literacy experts, these engaging books build reader confidence along with a lifelong appreciation for nonfiction, classic stories, and biographies. There is a DK Reader to interest every child at every level, from preschool to grade 4.
Paperback | 5.98 x 9.01in | 32 pages | ISBN 0789434385 | 15 Sep 1998 | 5 - 8 years
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Dinosaur Dinners  Reg:$4.99 Now:$3.99   (Save 20%)
It was eat or be eaten in the days of the dinosaurs. Step back in time and let them tell you themselves! Longer sentences and an expanded vocabulary make this series of 48-page books slightly more challenging: Level 2 is appropriate for children who have started to read but still need help. Information boxes full of background information will stimulate inquisitive minds. These books contain between 700 and 850 words, and they are approximately 70 percent pictures and 30 percent text. The Dorling Kindersley Readers combine an enticing visual layout with high-interest, easy-to-read stories to captivate and delight young bookworms who are just getting started. Written by leading children's authors and compiled in consultation with literacy experts, these engaging books build reader confidence along with a lifelong appreciation for nonfiction, classic stories, and biographies. There is a DK Reader to interest every child at every level, from preschool to grade 4.
Paperback | 5.78 x 8.58in | 32 pages | ISBN 0789429594 | 15 Mar 1998 | 3 - 5 years
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Journey of a Humpback Whale  Reg:$4.99 Now:$3.99   (Save 20%)
DK Readers is a multi-level learning-to-read program combining DK's highly visual style with appealing stories at four graduated levels. Stunning photographs and engaging, age-appropriate stories are guaranteed to capture a child's interest while developing reading skills and general knowledge. DK Readers allow progression from stories for beginning readers with simple sentences and word repetition through to stories with rich vocabulary and more challenging sentence structure for proficient readers.
Paperback | 5.90 x 8.97in | 32 pages | ISBN 078948515X | 02 Aug 2002
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Slinky, Scaly Snakes!  Reg:$4.99 Now:$3.99   (Save 20%)
Longer sentences and an expanded vocabulary make this series of 48-page books slightly more challenging: Level 2 is appropriate for children who have started to read but still need help. Information boxes full of background information will stimulate inquisitive minds. These books contain between 700 and 850 words, and they are approximately 70 percent pictures and 30 percent text. The Dorling Kindersley Readers combine an enticing visual layout with high-interest, easy-to-read stories to captivate and delight young bookworms who are just getting started.
Paperback | 5.90 x 8.97in | 32 pages | ISBN 0789434393 | 15 Sep 1998 | 5 - 8 years
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Shark Attack  Reg:$4.99 Now:$3.99   (Save 20%)
Savage killers or endangered victims? Discover the truth about the most feared creatures in the sea. The 48-page Level 3 books, designed for children who can read on their own, contain more complex sentence structure and more detail.
Paperback | 5.94 x 9.01in | 48 pages | ISBN 9780756656072 | 15 Sep 1998 | 5 - 8 years
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Spiders' Secrets  Reg:$4.99 Now:$3.99   (Save 20%)
Learn the truth about six creepy spiders - from hairy tarantulas with real fangs to eight-eyed jumping spiders! The 48-page Level 3 books, designed for children who can read on their own, contain more complex sentence structure and more detail.
Hardcover | 5.98 x 9.01in | 48 pages | ISBN 0789483734 | 13 Mar 2002 | 5 - 8 years
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Eyewitness Books: Horse  Reg:$18.99 Now:$15.99   (Save 15%)
Here is an original and exciting guide to the fascinating world of horses and ponies. Stunning, real-life photographs of horses, ponies, donkeys, mules, and zebras offer a unique "eyewitness" view of these remarkable animals, their natural history and role in civilization. See an authentic Wells Fargo stagecoach, a 19th-century woman riding sidesaddle, a performing circus horse, and a real-life jousting tournament. Learn why horses flatten back their ears, how a blacksmith shoes a horse, how horses have been used in wartime, and how a horse's teeth show its age. Discover why a zebra has stripes, which wild asses are now extinct, what a Roman horseshoe looked like, the difference between an English and a Western saddle, what makes horses race, and much, much more.
Hardcover Book: Book and CD | 9.25 x 6.25in | 72 pages | ISBN 9780756637750 | 30 Jun 2008 | Dorling Kindersley | 8 - 18
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Gorillas by Seymour Simon  Reg:$9.99 Now:$7.99   (Save 20%)
Award-winning science writer Seymour Simon has teamed up with the Smithsonian Institution to bring you an updated edition of his classic full-color photographic introduction to these fascinating animals. br> Paperback • Trim: 10 x 10 • Pages: 32 • Picture Book Nonfiction • Ages: 5 to 9 • Grades: K up
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Wolves by Seymour Simon  Reg:$9.99 Now:$7.99   (Save 20%)
Award-winning science writer Seymour Simon has teamed up with the Smithsonian Institution to give you the real story about this mythical and legendary animal in an updated edition of his classic full-color photographic introduction.
• Trim: 10 x 10 • Pages: 32 • Picture Book Nonfiction • Ages: 5-9 • Grades: K-3
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Snakes by Seymour Simon  Reg:$9.99 Now:$7.99   (Save 20%)
Exceptional nonfiction for children from two of the most trusted names in science education: Seymour Simon and the Smithsonian Institution. "Snakes hold a fearful fascination (and) Simon intensifies our interest with (mesmerizing) facts on where various snakes live, how they reproduce, their role in keeping down rodents. However many books you have on the subject, it’s hard to turn down one as informative and visually stunning as this one." -- Booklist
Paperback • Trim:10x10 • Pages: 32 • Picture Book Nonfiction • Ages: 5-8 • Grades: K-3
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Sounds of the Wild Birds  Reg:$19.99 Now:$16.95   (Save 15%)
Features fascinating sound clips that bring amazing birds to life as well as gorgeous popup panaramas. This book takes readers across the globe - from lush wetlands and tropical forests to remote deserts and mountains - to discover all types of birds big and small.
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Life-Size Aquarium  Reg:$21.99 Now:$18.95   (Save 13%)
From the clownfish to the killer whale, sea otter to walrus, young readers will see some of their favorite animals from a perspective that they've never had before. Three of the animals in the book - a walrus, killer whale and a dolphin - spring out of the book in oversized gatefolds.
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Reptiles & Amphibians (Smithsonian Handbooks)  Reg:$22.99 Now:$19.99   (Save 13%)
Authoritative text, crystal-clear photography and a systematic approach make the Smithsonian Handbook of Reptiles and Amphibians the most comprehensive and easy-to-use pocket guide to the reptiles and amphibians of the world. Packed with over 600 full-colour photographs of more than 400 varieties, it is designed to cut through the complicated identification process and enable you to recognize a species instantly. Identification Made Easy Each entry combines a precise description with fully annotated photographs to highlight the chief characteristics and distinguishing features of each spcies. A comprehensive introduction. describes the anatomy, lifecycle and behaviour of the major groups of reptiles and amphibians, while the initial stages of identification are made straightforward by a clear visual key. In-Depth Information Each entry in the Smithsonian Handbook of Reptiles and Amphibians is accompanied by a map showing the geographical distribution of the species while the text and colour-coded bands give the internationally scientific name and provde at-a-glance information on size, diet, habitat, reproduction and population status. A concise glossary explains all technical and scientific terms used.
Paperback: flexiback | 5.74 x 11.77in | 256 pages | ISBN 9780789493934 | 06 Feb 2002 | Dorling Kindersley
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Eye Wonder: Reptiles  Reg:$11.99 Now:$9.99   (Save 16%)
Explore a kingdom where the real dragons roam. Visit the many wonders of the reptile world, including flying snakes, underwater lizards, and rare dinosaur relatives. 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 | 7.95 x 10.43in | 48 pages | ISBN 0789485540 | 03 May 2002 | 5 - 8 years
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Eye Wonder: Whales and Dolphins  Reg:$11.99 Now:$9.99   (Save 16%)
Take a trip under the sea with Eye Wonder: Whales and Dolphins. Discover everything a young reader would want to know about the majestic animals of the deep-where they live, what they eat, how they breed, the ways in which they are threatened by environmental factors and humans.
Hardcover | 7.95 x 10.43in | 48 pages | ISBN 9780789492692| 30 Jun 2003 | 5 - 8 years
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DK Pockets: Cats  Reg:$8.99 Now:$6.99   (Save 22%)
Find out what breed of cat has no hair, why cats walk on their toes, which cats dive into water to hunt fish and more in this invaluable reference that is bursting with facts and full-color pictures.
Paperback | 3.38 x 5.03in | 128 pages | ISBN 9780789495907 | 21 Jul 2003 | Dorling Kindersley | 8 - 12 years
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DK Pockets: Dinosaurs  Reg:$8.99 Now:$6.99   (Save 22%)
As the largest land animals that ever lived, the dinosaurs ruled the Earth for over 160 million years before becoming extinct. Find out Sauropods, Theropods, Stegosaurs, and more in this compact and comprehensive guide.
Paperback | 4.88 x 5.11in | 160 pages | ISBN 9780789495891| 21 Jul 2003 | Dorling Kindersley | 8 - 12 years
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DK Pockets: Horses  Reg:$8.99 Now:$6.99   (Save 22%)
Did you know that 60 million years ago the first horses ran on the plains of North America or that horses are social creatures that prefer to live in groups? Find everything and anything you ever wanted to know about horses in this pocketful of knowledge.
Paperback | 3.81 x 5.03in | 160 pages | ISBN 9780789495884 | 21 Jul 2003 | Dorling Kindersley | 8 - 12 years
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Big Cats by Seymour Simon  Reg:$9.99 Now:$7.99   (Save 20%)
The grace and power of big cats— lions, tigers, leopards, jaguars, cheetahs, pumas, and snow leopards— are captured in full-color photographs and a text that explores how they hunt, care for their young, and rest in their varied natural habitats. “The combination of action shots and the author’s practiced, informal style will win the attention of young readers, with whom Simon charges the future of big cats.” — Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books
Paperback • Trim: 10 13/16 x 9 • Pages: 40 • Picture Book Nonfiction • Ages: 5-8 • Grades: K-3 • Series: HarperTrophy • Release Date: 2/4/1994
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Crocodiles & Alligators by Seymour Simon  Reg:$9.99 Now:$7.99   (Save 20%)
The latest picture book in Seymour Simon's animal series features these these most feared of predators, who have been around since the time of the dinosaurs.
Paperback • Trim: 11 x 9 • Pages: 32 • Picture Book Nonfiction • Ages: 5 up-9 • Grades: K up-4
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Sharks by Seymour Simon  Reg:$9.99 Now:$7.99   (Save 20%)
A deep dive into shark-infested waters, with spine-tingling photographs and a text that explores what makes these remarkable and often misunderstood creatures so fascinating.
Paperback • Trim: 10 x 10 • Pages: 32 • Picture Book Nonfiction • Ages: 5-9 • Grades: K-4
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