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Spring has sprung, and National Geographic Kids has the perfect way for kids to hop into the season with their new collection of books. From fascinating facts to adorable baby animal stories, these books are sure to delight and educate young readers. With colorful illustrations and engaging activities, these books are perfect for curious kids of all ages. So whether your child is interested in sports or wants to learn about the life cycle of a butterfly, there’s something for everyone in this exciting collection.
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Fascinating Facts Collection
That’s Fact-tastic! Mind-Blowing, Eye-Popping, Jaw-Dropping Stuff About Our World ($19.99, ages 8-12, 192 pgs)
Did you know that a giraffe’s eye is as big as a Ping-Pong ball? Or that about 19 million hot dogs are sold yearly at major league baseball games? Or that there is only one bone in your body, that’s not connected to another one? This book is chock-full of fascinating facts, silly stats, and catchy little knowledge nuggets in all kinds of awesome categories, from amphibians to black holes to the gold rush.
Special features include Extreme Weirdness, Strange Places, What’s the Difference, and more. Bold, colorful photographs in a supersize format and spectacular information create a winning combination for curious kids who can’t wait to learn more about the world.
Little Kids First Board Book: Becoming a Butterfly (Board Book, $7.99)
Follow one of nature’s most fascinating creatures, from egg to caterpillar to butterfly, in this vibrantly illustrated board book that introduces babies and toddlers to these incredible insects.
Bursting with vivid photos and featuring super-simple facts, this charming board book explores how a butterfly becomes a butterfly. Little readers will be dazzled by the variety of colorful butterflies they meet as they learn how these beloved insects develop from egg to caterpillar to chrysalis to an adult ready to spread its wings and fly.
Little Kids First Big Book of Sports ($14.99, ages 4-8, 128 pgs)
Climb, dive, skare, and race into the wide world of sports! This lively reference book, co-branded with ESPN, introduces young readers to a variety of sports from across the globe and explores how they are played.
Whether a sport needs a ball or a stick, a pool or a field, a racquet or a ski pole, young readers can explore each sport’s history and the rules and skills that make that sport unique. From basketball to soccer, lacrosse to cricket, archery to diving, bowling to skateboarding, and snowboarding to playground games, this lively reference book covers a variety of team and individual sports. Special sections look at the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Whether you’re interested in team sports, solo sports, or watching from the stands, this book has something for everyone. Let’s play!
- Age-appropriate descriptions of dozens of sports, and the rules and skills that make each sport unique
- Activities that encourage interactive learning and exercise
- Simple text for reading aloud or for beginning readers
- Fun facts on every spread
- More than 200 incredible photos
- Parent tips that extend the experience beyond the book
Zeus the Mighty: The Voyage on the Oddest Sea ($12.99, ages 8-12, 192 pgs)
Join Zeus, the overconfident hamster, Athena the wise cat, Ares the treat-loving pug, Poseidon the proud pufferfish, Demeter the loyal grasshopper; and Hermes, the daring chicken, on another laugh-out-loud adventure through Greek mythology.
Plunge into stormy waters with Zeus the hamster and his gaggle of gods as they meet a shape-shifting soothsayer and uncover the mysteries of the deep in the spellbinding fifth book in this hilarious romp through Greek mythology.
After an earthquake rocks the Aegean Sea, Zeus, and Demeter set sail in a not-so-seaworthy vessel to find out what really happened. When their ship is capsized by a slithering sea monster, the duo finds themselves trapped in a mystifying underwater realm. The other Olympians mount a rescue mission, only to encounter enchanting mermaidlike creatures with hypnotic songs and a tentacled shape-shifter who tells tales of the future. His uncanny abilities make the Olympians question themselves―and each other. Can the god squad stick together, or will the strange currents of this underwater world tear them apart?
5-Minute Baby Animal Stories ($14.99, ages 6-8, 208 pgs)
If baby animals make you go aww, this collection of stories is the book for you! Curl up with 12 true tales about some of the most adorable baby animals on the planet. Each story is the ideal length to be read aloud in five minutes, perfect for bedtime, storytime, or anytime.
From inspiring tales of baby manatee and baby wombat rescues to irresistible stories of how panda cubs, penguin chicks, and more babies grow up, this nonfiction 5-minute storybook will engage and enchant animal lovers of all ages. Illustrated with colorful photographs, these true stories are perfect for any time you need a little boost of cute!
My Favorite Animals Super Sticker Activity Book ($12.99, ages 4-8, 112 pgs)
Chock-full of kids’ favorite animals: dogs, cats, bunnies, hamsters, birds, cows, sheep, pigs, and many more! With a colorful design and loaded with tons of games and activities–such as mazes, matching, drawing, and counting — kids are sure to love these pages of 2,000 stickers!
From fascinating facts to heartwarming animal stories, these books are the perfect way to celebrate the arrival of spring. So why not pick up a copy today and start exploring the world with your little ones? With these engaging books, you’re sure to make some unforgettable memories together!
Nat Geo GIVEAWAY:CLOSED
One winner will receive a copy of That’s Fact-tastic! Mind-Blowing, Eye-Popping, Jaw-Dropping Stuff About Our World, Little Kids First Board Book: Becoming a Butterfly, Little Kids First Big Book of Sports, Zeus the Mighty: The Voyage on the Oddest Sea, 5-Minute Baby Animal Stories, and My Favorite Animals Super Sticker Activity Book ($76). Open to U.S. residents of the 48 contiguous United States. You must be 18 years old to enter to win. This giveaway ends at 11:59 PM EST on 5.17.23. See below for terms and conditions.
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