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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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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: 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: 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: 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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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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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: 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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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: Bugs  Reg:$12.99 Now:$10.99   (Save 15%)
Enter the extraordinary empire of the creepy-crawly. From dung beetles to dragonflies, meet the neighbors you rarely see - but are essential to your life. 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 | 7.99 x 10.43in | 48 pages | ISBN 0789485524 | 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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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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DK Pockets: Reptiles  Reg:$8.99 Now:$6.99   (Save 22%)
DK Pockets is a major series of reference guides, small enough to fit in a pocket but comprehensive enough to provide an in-depth look at each subject. Pockets may be compact, but they are bursting with text and pictures. Within the covers, the enthusiast will find essential facts on the subject, plus a valuable reference section packed with charts and lists. These highly collectible guides are fascinating and easy-to-use mini-information books that gather everything you need to know about a subject-and put it in your pocket!
Paperback | 3.85 x 5.07in | 128 pages | ISBN 9780789495952 | 21 Jul 2003 | Dorling Kindersley | 8 - 12 years
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DK Pockets: Mammals  Reg:$8.99 Now:$6.99   (Save 22%)
DK Pockets is a major series of reference guides, small enough to fit in a pocket but comprehensive enough to provide an in-depth look at each subject. Pockets may be compact, but they are bursting with text and pictures. Within the covers, the enthusiast will find essential facts on the subject, plus a valuable reference section packed with charts and lists. These highly collectible guides are fascinating and easy-to-use mini-information books that gather everything you need to know about a subject-and put it in your pocket!
Paperback | 3.93 x 5.15in | 128 pages | ISBN 9780789434173 | 21 Sep 1998 | Dorling Kindersley
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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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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: 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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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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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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Capt'n Sharky on Prison Island Book  Reg:$17.99 Now:$14.99   (Save 16%)
Introducing Capt'n Sharky in his adventure Capt'n Sharky on Prison Island by Jutta Langreuter. This classic German character is coming to America with his high sea adventures. Meet the beloved pirate and read his story today! In this book, Capt'n Sharky goes out to sea to save his best buddy Michi from a mean pirate. Snuggle in with a Capt'n Sharky doll and read about bravery, comradery and friendship for a surprise ending you would not ever guess! Coppenrath Publishing house. Hardback with gold detailing.
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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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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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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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