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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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Uncover It Series: Uncover A Cat  Reg:$21.99 Now:$18.95   (Save 13%)
Combining the best elements of a book with three-dimensional layered models to help readers truly "uncover" the mysteries of what makes things work, the Uncover It series introduces a whole new approach to learning. The series' fascinating three-dimensional presentation allows for in-depth, hands-on exploration of the subject at hand. Each detailed and fact-filled spread features colorful illustrations and a section of the model that deconstructs and rebuilds the subject layer-by-layer, system-by-sytem, with each turn of the page. 10.25 in. x 11.75 in.; 16 pages; Full-color illustrations; Ages 8+.
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Tiger Tales  Reg:$4.99 Now:$3.99   (Save 20%)
Hunter or hunted? How much longer will these magnificent beasts prowl the plant? These stories will touch your heart. The 48-page Level 3 books, designed for children who can read on their own, contain more complex sentence structure and more detail.
Hardcover | 5.70 x 9.01in | 48 pages | ISBN 9780789454232| 19 Apr 2000 | 5 - 8 years
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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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The Kids' Horse Book  Reg:$9.99 Now:$7.95   (Save 20%)
Packed full of information about the pony and horse breeds, useful advice on grooming and basic rising techniques, fascinating facts, and more. Parents and children alike will enjoy this helpful and entertaining book about one of the world's best-loved animals.
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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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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.

Mammals (Smithsonian Handbooks)  Reg:$22.99 Now:$19.99   (Save 13%)
The most visually appealing guides to the natural world that one can buy. Packed with superb full-color photography, detailed descriptions, and highlights of key facts, Mammals is the latest addition to the Smithsonian Handbook series. Including more than 500 profiles each with its own spread, there isn't a more reliable identification guide on the market.
5.78 x 8.38in | 400 pages | ISBN 9780789484048 | 27 Mar 2002
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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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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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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 Livestock: Rabbits  Reg:$17.99 Now:$14.95   (Save 16%)
The Hobby Farms Livestock series is dedicated to the care and keeping of these animals for fun, fiber, meat and profit. It provides expert advice on how to choose, raise and keep these animals on a small-scale farm, covering everything from choosing a breed to breeding concersna dn health issues.
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Hobby Farms Livestock: Chickens  Reg:$17.99 Now:$14.95   (Save 16%)
The Hobby Farms Livestock series is dedicated to the care and keeping of these animals for fun, fiber, meat and profit. It provides expert advice on how to choose, raise and keep these animals on a small-scale farm, covering everything from choosing a breed to breeding concersna dn health issues.
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Hobby Farms Livestock: Beef Cattle  Reg:$17.99 Now:$14.95   (Save 16%)
The Hobby Farms Livestock series is dedicated to the care and keeping of these animals for fun, fiber, meat and profit. It provides expert advice on how to choose, raise and keep these animals on a small-scale farm, covering everything from choosing a breed to breeding concersna dn health issues.
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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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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 Farm Sheep  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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Hobby Farm Pigs  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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Hobby Farm Llamas & Alpacas  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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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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Eyewitness Books: Mummy  Reg:$18.99 Now:$15.99   (Save 15%)
New Look! Relaunched with new jackets and 8 pages of new text! They Pyramids at Giza in Egypt have stood for over 4,500 years, and the amazing feat of their construction is shrouded in mystery. This superb collection of specially commissioned photographs tries to answer some of the riddles about them and the people who built them. Discover what archeological finds have revealed about life on the banks of the Nile during the Pyramid Age. See the pyramids and temples of Egypt and Mexico in breathtaking detail, as well as statues of pharaohs, officials, workers, and religious texts written on stone and papyrus thousands of years ago. Reconstructions show the step Pyramid Complex at Saqqara, the interior passages of the Great Pyramid, and a pyramid being built. Pyramid is a unique and fascinating introduction to the mysteries of these striking and colossal structures. Book: Hardcover | 8.5 x 11 in | 72 pages | ISBN 0-7894-5856-X | Dorling Kindersley | 8 - 17 years
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Eyewitness Books: Insect (with Clip-Art CD)  Reg:$18.99 Now:$15.99   (Save 15%)
Here is a spectacular and informative guide to the extraordinary world of insects. Superb color photographs of beetles, bugs, bees, butterflies, and more give the reader a unique "eyewitness" insight into the variety and complexity of insects, their structure, life cycles and behavior. See a queen wasp building her nest, a caterpillar devouring a leaf, a cockchafer beetle taking off, two stag beetles fighting over a mate, and a damselfly nymph emerging as an adult. Learn why bees make honey, how to identify insects, why leafcutter ants build underground nests, how diving beetles live and breathe in water, and how mosquitoes spread disease. Discover how a wasp's compound eyes work, which insects have ears on their knees, how wasp grubs feed on living caterpillars, how a butterfly can smell with its wings, and much, much more!
Hardcover and CD | 8.77 x 11.49in | 72 pages | ISBN 0756606926 | 02 Aug 2004 | 8 - 12 years
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Eyewitness Books: Amphibian  Reg:$18.99 Now:$15.99   (Save 15%)
Discover the world of frogs, toads, newts, and salamanders, their natural history, habitats, and fascinating life-cycles. Frogs, toads, newts, salamanders, and the rare caecilians come in a stunning array of colours, shapes, sizes and habitats. They live both in water and on land and move in a great variety of ways from swimming, to hopping and even flying. With a series of specially commissioned photographs, Amphibian looks in close-up at the fascinating natural history of these creatures from the bright green, red-eyed treefrogs to dull, burrowing, worm-like caecilians; from startling black and yellow fire salamanders to tiny transparent glass frogs.
Hardcover | 8.89 x 11.41in | 72 pages | ISBN 9780756613808| 19 Sep 2005 | 8 - 12 years
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