National Geographic Weird but True! 2: 300 Outrageous Facts

Did you know that a great white shark can weigh as much as 15 gorillas? That meteorites the size of basketballs land on Earth about once a month? Kids will devour more than 300 wacky facts in Weird but True! 2?the second installment in a li...vely new spin-off series from the award-winning National Geographic Kids magazine. National Geographic Kids is the nation?s largest magazine for children, with more than 1.3 million subscribers and 5 million readers. The brand is rapidly gaining traction in the book market, with the huge success of National Geographic Readers and the National Geographic Kids Almanac. Straight from the pages of the magazine?s top-scoring feature, this little book is chock-full of tremendous fun. It?s packed with even more of the wild-n-wacky facts, whimsical designs, and all-out reading fun that made the first Weird but True volume an early success. This book?s compact size makes it easy to handle and fun to browse. Eye-popping photos and bold, colorful graphics nab kids? attention and entice them to read. Brain-bending facts cover a broad range of topics, from science to foods to pop culture and just about everything else under the sun. Kids will have so much fun that they won?t even realize they?re learning. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 7/27/2010 Pages: 208 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: National Geographic Kids Publisher: National Geographic Childrens Books Dimensions: 6.49in length x 0.47in width x 6.49in height Weight: 10.4oz. Read More

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The cool story of volcanoes will intrigue kids and adults alike. Hot melted rock from the middle of our planet forces its way up t...hrough cracks in the Earth?s crusts, exploding violently and sometimes unexpectedly in volcanic fury that can terrorize populations for months, even years. Anne Schreiber?s narrative gives readers a little of the science, a little of the history, and a lot of the action. National Geographic photography fires the imagination on dramatic spreads alive with vivid images of lava, ash, molten rock, weird rocks, and steaming seawater. Book Details: Format: Library Binding Publication Date: 7/8/2008 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Author: Anne Schreiber Publisher: National Geographic Childrens Books Dimensions: 6.15in length x 0.38in width x 9.33in height Weight: 8.48oz. Read More

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Did you know that a lions roar can be heard up to five miles away? That an astronauts heartbeat slows down in space? That about $5...0 billion of Monopoly money is printed each year? Three hundred wacky facts pop from the colorful, compact pages of Weird but True! 3, an irresistible trove of facts and fun, based on the top-scoring feature in the countrys premier childrens magazine?National Geographic Kids. Brain-bending information entertains as it educates, covering topics such as science, animals, food, pop culture, weather, geography, and everything else under the sun. Plus, for the first time, this edition contains fun facts generated by readers! The original Weird but True book was an overnight success, selling tens of thousand of copies through bookstores in its first month on the market. The third edition is poised to follow, as it explodes with all-new facts, whimsical design, and even more eye-popping features that kids will love. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 6/14/2011 Pages: 208 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: National Geographic Kids Publisher: National Geographic Childrens Books Dimensions: 6.54in length x 6.61in width x 0.49in height Weight: 10.4oz. Read More

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A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away... three worlds collided. Angry Birds, Star Wars, and National Geographic united to tak...e their fans on a galactic mission to uncover the true stories, inventions, and unbelievable science behind the science fiction. Discover how art imitates life by exploring the discovery of Kepler 16b, a real Tatooine planet; understand how a hovercraft works and how it resembles the landspeeder; find out how close we are to creating a real-life lightsaber. A bonus chapter takes this stellar adventure one step further to reveal never-before-published information about the characters, planets, and technology at work in the Angry Birds Star Wars II game! Join your favorite Angry Birds Star Wars characters on their galactic Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 9/17/2013 Pages: 160 Reading Level: Age 8 and Up Author: Amy Briggs Publisher: National Geographic Read More

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Did you know that a great white shark can weigh as much as 15 gorillas? That meteorites the size of basketballs land on Earth abou...t once a month? Kids will devour more than 300 wacky facts in Weird but True! 2?the second installment in a lively new spin-off series from the award-winning National Geographic Kids magazine. National Geographic Kids is the nation?s largest magazine for children, with more than 1.3 million subscribers and 5 million readers. The brand is rapidly gaining traction in the book market, with the huge success of National Geographic Readers and the National Geographic Kids Almanac. Straight from the pages of the magazine?s top-scoring feature, this little book is chock-full of tremendous fun. It?s packed with even more of the wild-n-wacky facts, whimsical designs, and all-out reading fun that made the first Weird but True volume an early success. This book?s compact size makes it easy to handle and fun to browse. Eye-popping photos and bold, colorful graphics nab kids? attention and entice them to read. Brain-bending facts cover a broad range of topics, from science to foods to pop culture and just about everything else under the sun. Kids will have so much fun that they won?t even realize they?re learning. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 7/27/2010 Pages: 208 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: National Geographic Kids Publisher: National Geographic Childrens Books Dimensions: 6.49in length x 0.47in width x 6.49in height Weight: 10.4oz. Read More

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The cool story of volcanoes will intrigue kids and adults alike. Hot melted rock from the middle of our planet forces its way up t...hrough cracks in the Earth?s crusts, exploding violently and sometimes unexpectedly in volcanic fury that can terrorize populations for months, even years. Anne Schreiber?s narrative gives readers a little of the science, a little of the history, and a lot of the action. National Geographic photography fires the imagination on dramatic spreads alive with vivid images of lava, ash, molten rock, weird rocks, and steaming seawater. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 7/8/2008 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Author: Anne Schreiber Publisher: National Geographic Childrens Books Dimensions: 5.43in length x 0.15in width x 8.97in height Weight: 3.2oz. Read More

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Targeted to rock-crazy kids, this bold book is more energetic, more visually exciting, and more fun than anything else on the mark...et?and with more information, too! Youngsters become geology experts as they browse eye-popping photos and absorb layers of information made extra fun through a humor-infused presentation. Book Details: Format: Library Binding Publication Date: 10/11/2011 Pages: 64 Reading Level: Age 8 and Up Author: Steve Tomecek Publisher: National Geographic Childrens Books Read More

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Bright 50-mm diameter Objective Lenses for Excellent Low-Light Performance, Center Focus Wheel and Diopter-Adjustable eyepiece. Fi...eld of View 98.4m@1000m, Includes 10x50 Binocular, Soft carrying Pouch with Strap, Two Plastic Lens Caps, Two Plastic Eyepiece Caps, Nylon Binocular Strap, Cleaning Cloth and Instructions National Geographic Full Size Porr-Prism Design Binoculars with 10X Magnification. Bright 50-mm diameter Objective Lenses for Excellent Low-Light Performance, Center Focus Wheel and Diopter-Adjustable eyepiece. Field of View 98.4m@1000m, Includes 10x50 Binocular, Soft carrying Pouch with Strap, Two Plastic Lens Caps, Two Plastic Eyepiece Caps, Nylon Binocular Strap, Cleaning Cloth and Instructions Read More

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She Sang Promise is the compelling and inspiring story of Betty Mae Tiger Jumper, one of modern America?s first female elected tri...bal leader. With its lyrical, poetic text, and rich, vibrant illustration, this is a book to charm and amaze young readers. Betty Mae Tiger Jumper was born in 1923, the daughter of a Seminole woman and a white man. She grew up in the Everglades under dark clouds of distrust among her tribe who could not accept her at first. As a child of a mixed marriage, she walked the line as a constant outsider. Growing up poor and isolated, she only discovered the joys of reading and writing at age 14. An iron will and sheer determination lead her to success, and she returned to her people as a qualified nurse. When her husband was too sick to go to his alligator wrestling tourist job, gutsy Betty Mae climbed right into the alligator pit! Storyteller, journalist, and community activist, Betty Mae Jumper was a voice for her people?ultimately becoming the first female elected Seminole tribal leader. Lisa Desimini?s stunning folk-style artwork brings this gripping tale and the lush Everglades setting to life. The book has been vetted by the Seminole Indian Museum. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 3/9/2010 Pages: 48 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: J.G. Annino Publisher: National Geographic Childrens Books Dimensions: 10.74in length x 0.35in width x 8.5in height Weight: 15.19oz. Read More

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What causes earthquakes? Where do they happen most? What should you do if you feel the earth shake? Just follow the friendly crow-...in-the-know for all the answers! Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 5/8/2007 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Ellen J. Prager Publisher: National Geographic Childrens Books Dimensions: 10.78in length x 0.11in width x 8.85in height Weight: 4.96oz. Read More

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Deep in the jungle?you?re suddenly face to face with the great gorilla. It?s clear that even here, you are sharing a moment with o...ne of man?s closest relatives. He?s staring at you with those eyes that look so...human. Experiences like this have made National Geographic photographer Nick Nichols a fierce advocate for conservation of shrinking wildlife habitats. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 2/10/2009 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: Michael Nichols Publisher: National Geographic Childrens Books Dimensions: 10.39in length x 0.35in width x 10.19in height Weight: 15.19oz. Read More

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Anatex Outer Space Pathfinder Wall Panel Travel out of this world with the Outer Space Pathfinder Wall Panel. It adds an unique de...corative element where ever it is placed. Mountable, this panel provides a great option for play areas that are short on space, or simply need brightening up. Kids will love moving the wooden figures around the panel throughout space. They will be able to go to the moon, and even see some aliens. This great wall panel also helps to enhance logical thinking, hand-eye coordination and visual tracking. Read More

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Collect and match your cupcakes in this fun, sharing game. See how many delicious cupcakes you can match and collect in this fun-f...illed game. Remember your manners, as other players offer to share their cupcakes with you. ? Imported- England Read More

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Kids can be afraid of lots of different things - the dark, spiders, dogs, clowns, monsters. This book outlines the steps kids can ...use to deal with their everyday fears, and get back to the business of being a kid. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 5/1/2009 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Author: Jane Annunziata Publisher: Magination Press Dimensions: 8.3in length x 0.51in width x 10.11in height Weight: 12oz. Read More

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A nonfiction book that describes the mechanics of the adoption process and the feelings that adoption engenders in an adopted chil...d. Straightforward and complete account that informs and validates the child for both international and domestic adoptions. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 10/1/2003 Pages: 48 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Marc A. Nemiroff Publisher: Magination Press Dimensions: 7.99in length x 0.51in width x 9.99in height Weight: 12.96oz. Read More

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Aimed at younger children with ADHD, this extraordinarily popular book tells the story of a little car whose motor goes too fast. ...Try as he might, Otto just cant seem to stay on track, and this keeps getting h im into trouble at home and at school. Finally, Otto finds a special m echanic who helps him by prescribing the right medication. This cute, lively picture book teaches young children how and why their medicatio n can help them with their hyperactivity. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 8/15/2001 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Matthew R. Galvin Publisher: Magination Press Dimensions: 7.99in length x 0.31in width x 9.99in height Weight: 12.8oz. Read More

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Nic Nac Plush Turtle 7 High quality plush animal. Proudly represents the sea life range of NIC NAC. From design to workmanship the... product speaks it all. The style itself captures the interest of children with its soft appearance. All NIC NAC products are made in INDIA. Dimensions: 7L x 5W x 3.25H From the Manufacturer: NICK NACK, the Indian manufacturer of NIC NAC is proudly associated with the INSTITUTE OF TOY MAKING TECHNOLOGY (ITMT), a unique Institute of its kind globally. This Institute trains women of India to make toys of international quality and provides them the platform to place their skills in front of the international toy industry. This state of the art training programme provides all the international facilities required to make the international level plush animals. The trained women get the opportunity to join the production unit and portray their skills to the world. This product shows the skills of the women of India which truly draws the attention of children as a playmate. Recommended Ages:3 ? 15 Read More

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Understanding what your emotions and feelings are telling you about yourself is very useful, even for little kids! This lightheart...ed and whimsical kid-friendly book helps kids learn to recognize and identify their own emotions and what to do when those feelings get too big or out of control. Shy Spaghetti and Excited Eggs is cleverly written and playfully illustrated and will be read again and again by young and old alike. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 5/15/2011 Pages: 48 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Author: Marc Nemiroff Publisher: Magination Press Dimensions: 5.98in length x 0.39in width x 9.01in height Weight: 15.19oz. Read More

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A little boy named Clemente learns about his namesake, the great baseball player Roberto Clemente, in this joyful picture book bio...graphy. Born in Puerto Rico, Roberto Clemente was the first Latin American player to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, and the only player for whom the five-year initiation period was waived. Known not only for his exceptional baseball skills but also for his extensive charity work in Latin America, Clemente was well-loved during his eighteen years playing for the Pittsburgh Pirates. He died in a plane crash while bringing aid supplies to earthquake victims in Nicaragua. Willie Perdomos rhythmic text and Bryan Colliers energetic art combine to tell the amazing story of one of baseballs greats. Clemente! is a 2011 Bank Street - Best Childrens Book of the Year. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 5/11/2010 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: Willie Perdomo Publisher: Henry Holt and Co Dimensions: 11.24in length x 8.92in width x 0.37in height Weight: 13.59oz. Read More

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Developed with the cooperation of a science consultant, this book in the Primary Physical Science series is a tool to teach the ph...ysical sciences to young children. Touch It! follows science curricula and is loaded with surprising facts and hands-on activities designed to hold young readers interest and tap into their fascination with the everyday world. Touch It! explores materials -- their color, shape, texture, size, mass, magnetism and more. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 8/1/2005 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Adrienne Mason Publisher: Kids Can Press Dimensions: 10.25in length x 7.59in width x 0.1in height Weight: 4.79oz. Read More

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The creators of the award-winning Alphabeasties And Other Amazing Types are back, this time with an amazing array of insects: butt...erflies to termites, dragonflies to walking sticks. While the alphabeasties were comprised of letters, these incredible insects are ingeniously engineered out of numerals. Each entry also includes fascinating numeric facts about its subject. Its an eye-catching and imaginative look at the insect world. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 4/27/2011 Pages: 56 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: Sharon Werner Publisher: Blue Apple Books Dimensions: 9.01in length x 0.7in width x 11.49in height Weight: 25.6oz. Read More

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