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Animal Alphabet Book  Reg:$9.99 Now:$7.95   (Save 20%)
This interactive board book allows children to learn their ABC's with 26 durable sliding panels and a whole alphabet of colorful creatures. Kids will love reading this book and parents will love how their faces light up as they guess what creature will appear on the next page. With beautiful hand-drawn illustrations, it’s a fun and exciting way of learning the alphabet that kids will never tire of.
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Animal Numbers Book  Reg:$9.99 Now:$7.95   (Save 20%)
This interactive board book teaches children numbers and counting with fun, durable sliding panels hiding colorful animals from around the world. Kids will love reading this book and parents will love how their faces light up as they see the animals that appear under every numbered panel. As the kids interact with each page, they'll learn numerals, number words, and the foundations of counting. With beautiful hand-drawn illustrations, it’s a fun and exciting way of learning numbers that kids will never tire of.
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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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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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Whales by Seymour Simon  Reg:$9.99 Now:$7.99   (Save 20%)
An updated edition of WHALES published in conunction with the Smithsonian Institution.
Paperback • Trim: 10 x 10 • Pages: 40 • Picture Book Nonfiction • Ages: 5-9 • Grades: K-4
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The Awesome Book of Bugs  Reg:$11.99 Now:$9.95   (Save 17%)
Kids are fascinated by bugs! Reveals over 200 facts for kids of all gaes, including tales and theories of how bugs got their names, what they look like, and where they live.
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The Awesome Book of Sharks  Reg:$11.99 Now:$9.95   (Save 17%)
Kids are fascinated by sharks! Reveals over 200 facts for kids of all gaes, including tales and theories of how sharks got their names, what they look like, and where they live.
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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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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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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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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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Hobby Farm Goats  Reg:$17.99 Now:$14.95   (Save 16%)
Experienced and novice goat 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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Animal Kingdom (Interactive Explorer Book)  Reg:$17.99 Now:$14.95   (Save 16%)
Young explorers will learn about animal migration and the world's most amazing predators, but they'll especially enjoy the interactive features this book offers, including lift-up acetate pages, pull tabs, windows and wheels.
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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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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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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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Sounds of the Wild Forests  Reg:$19.99 Now:$16.95   (Save 15%)
Discover the hidden secrets of some of the world’s most intriguing forests and the animals that inhabit them. Explore incredible pop-up panoramas, and listen to the call of the cuckoo, the bellow of a majestic moose and the snarl of a cougar! Sounds of the Wild: Forest pairs the stunning artwork of Maurice Pledger with atmospheric sounds and elaborate pop-ups to bring forests around the world to life. Includes 5 pop-up panoramas: A Sunny Clearing: Deciduous forest in Europe The Forest Floor: Deciduous forest in Europe Deep in the North: Boreal forest in the northern U.S., near Canada Winter in the Forest: Deciduous forest in Russia Mountain Slopes: Mountainous landscape in the Rocky Mountains
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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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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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