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  • DK Workbooks: Science, Kindergarten: Learn and Explore

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    Paperback (DK Children, Dec. 23, 2013)
    Perfect for children ages 5–6, this workbook reinforces early science learning. Kindergartners will become familiar with topics such as motion, light, and the properties of solids, liquids, and gases, as well as the basic needs of all animals and plants.Developed in consultation with leading educational experts to support curriculum learning, DK Workbooks: Science is an innovative series of home-learning science workbooks that is closely linked to school curriculum and helps make learning easy and fun.Each title is packed with exercises and activities to strengthen what children learn in school. With clear questions and supportive illustrations to help children understand each topic, the books provide practice to reinforce learning and understanding of key concepts, such as animal life cycles, the solar system, chemistry, and anatomy. A parents' section contains answers, tips, and guidance to provide support, and a certificate of achievement will reinforce confidence in kids by rewarding their accomplishments.
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  • Trees, Leaves, Flowers and Seeds: A Visual Encyclopedia of the Plant Kingdom

    DK, Smithsonian Institution

    Hardcover (DK Children, Sept. 3, 2019)
    A unique guide to the extraordinary world of plants, from the smallest seeds to the tallest trees.Packed with more than 1,000 incredible images and full of fascinating facts, this beautiful children's book takes you on an exciting adventure through the wonders of the plant kingdom.Explore the incredible world of plants, from the smallest seeds to the tallest trees. Find out about the weirdest, smelliest, and deadliest flowers. Which plants eat insects? How do cacti store water? What flower looks like a bee? Where is the tallest tree in the world? Trees, Leaves, Flowers & Seeds explores the mysterious world of plants to find the answers to these and many more questions.Each type of plant - such as a flowering plant, a tree, a grass, or cactus - is examined close-up, with examples shown from all angles and in cross-section. Picture-filled galleries also show the wonderful variety of plants on different themes, from the habitats they grow in to the plants that supply us with our staple foods. But Trees, Leaves, Flowers & Seeds also takes a fun, more sideways look at some truly strange plants, such as trees with fruit like gigantic fingers, orchids that look like a monkey's face, seeds that spin like helicopters, and trees that drip poison.So open this amazing book and find out more about the world of trees, leaves, flowers, and seeds.
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  • DK Workbooks: Science, Kindergarten: Learn and Explore

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    Paperback (DK Children, Dec. 23, 2013)
    Perfect for children ages 5–6, this workbook reinforces early science learning. Kindergartners will become familiar with topics such as motion, light, and the properties of solids, liquids, and gases, as well as the basic needs of all animals and plants.Developed in consultation with leading educational experts to support curriculum learning, DK Workbooks: Science is an innovative series of home-learning science workbooks that is closely linked to school curriculum and helps make learning easy and fun.Each title is packed with exercises and activities to strengthen what children learn in school. With clear questions and supportive illustrations to help children understand each topic, the books provide practice to reinforce learning and understanding of key concepts, such as animal life cycles, the solar system, chemistry, and anatomy. A parents' section contains answers, tips, and guidance to provide support, and a certificate of achievement will reinforce confidence in kids by rewarding their accomplishments.
  • Human Body!

    DK, Smithsonian Institution

    Hardcover (DK Children, Aug. 1, 2017)
    The ultimate kids' guide to the human body, with computer-generated 3-D imagery that shows them the body as they've never seen it before, from the award-winning publisher of Knowledge Encyclopedia.This visual encyclopedia includes astonishing, all-new 3-D artworks, offering a fascinating view of every part of the body from the skull to the heart and lungs to the joints and muscles, taking kids from head to toe. Supporting STEM education initiatives, all the body systems and structures are made easy to understand. Both the anatomy—how the body looks—and the physiology—how the body works—are visualized and explained with clear, engaging text, and the astonishing facts and figures revealed will keep young readers hooked on Human Body!With its bold visual approach, Human Body! is the perfect family reference on this subject.
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  • Ultimate Sticker Book: Frozen: More Than 60 Reusable Full-Color Stickers

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    Paperback (DK Children, Oct. 1, 2013)
    Featuring more than 60 colorful and reusable stickers, this sticker book allows fans of the hit Disney movie Frozen to play and learn more about their favorite characters including Elsa, Anna, and Olaf.Follow fun-loving Princess Anna as she embarks on an adventure to find her sister Queen Elsa in Ultimate Sticker Book: Disney Frozen. Meet her friends Olaf the snowman and Kristoff the ice harvester as they journey across the kingdom of Arendelle.Ultimate Sticker Book: Disney Frozen features all the memorable characters, key locations, and iconic moments from the movie. With beautiful bright stickers and lively and informative captions, this ultimate sticker book is a must-have companion to Disney's Frozen.Taking subjects that kids love, from dinosaurs to baby animals to transportation, DK's Ultimate Sticker Book series is packed with activities that are simple enough for children to do independently, but engaging enough to keep their interest. The series format helps develop dexterity, making these books products parents can trust, and ones that kids will want to keep picking up to learn more about their favorite subjects.© 2017 Disney
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  • DK Workbooks: Science, Pre-K: Learn and Explore

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    Paperback (DK Children, Dec. 23, 2013)
    Perfect for children ages 4–5, this workbook helps your child understand first science concepts. Specific topics covered include living things, the human body, healthy habits, the weather, the seasons, colors, water, and floating and sinking.Developed in consultation with leading educational experts to support curriculum learning, DK Workbooks: Science is an innovative series of home-learning science workbooks that is closely linked to school curriculum and helps make learning easy and fun.Each title is packed with exercises and activities to strengthen what children learn in school. With clear questions and supportive illustrations to help children understand each topic, the books provide practice to reinforce learning and understanding of key concepts, such as animal life cycles, the solar system, chemistry, and anatomy. A parents' section contains answers, tips, and guidance to provide support, and a certificate of achievement will reinforce confidence in kids by rewarding their accomplishments.
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  • Children's Illustrated Atlas

    DK, Smithsonian Institution

    Hardcover (DK Children, Aug. 16, 2016)
    You’ve got the whole world in your hands with the most amazing atlas around.This incredible and inspiring visual guide to the continents and countries takes you on a wonderful tour of planet Earth. From Australia to Zimbabwe, each and every place is brought to life with stunning photography and eye-catching illustrations to encapsulate the geography, landscape, culture, history, and special features. More than 50 breathtaking maps are packed with fun and fresh images accompanied by information about climate, population, star sites, mountains, rivers, and wildlife. Accompanying keys focus on the main produce, exports, industries, and activities. As well as learning a wealth of information about our world today, the Children's Illustrated Atlas shows young adventurers how to read a map and use a key, compass, and scale. There is room in every children’s library for this absolutely essential addition. What in the world are you waiting for?
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  • DK Workbooks: Geography, First Grade: Learn and Explore

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    Paperback (DK Children, March 10, 2015)
    Perfect for children ages 6 and 7, this workbook supports the expanding geography skills of first graders and contains curriculum-aligned exercises on topics including the seven continents, the 50 states, capitals and large cities, mapping a neighborhood, and more.Level by level, the write-in DK Workbooks: Geography series offers at-home practice that kids actually enjoy—making them ideal supplements to schoolwork. Designed to support curriculum standards, this series is developed with leading educational experts to build confidence and understanding.Each leveled workbook, for children ages 3–9, is packed with activities and challenges, offering the beneficial repetition and cumulative learning that lead to mastery. Fact boxes on each page give a simple overview of the topics being covered, review the basics, and often offer an example of the task at hand. The exercises themselves reinforce key geography topics including map reading, compass directions, continents, countries and states, borders, bodies of water, and more.
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  • LEGO Star Wars Ideas Book: More than 200 Games, Activities, and Building Ideas

    DK, Elizabeth Dowsett, Hannah Dolan

    Hardcover (DK Children, Sept. 4, 2018)
    Find a galaxy full of LEGO® Star Wars(TM) ideas to build--from activities and art, games and challenges, to practical makes and your very own inventions!This book features 200 imaginative play and building ideas, from LEGO projects that take just a few minutes and a handful of bricks, to builds to keep you occupied for hours. Set up a game of LEGO Star Wars skittles, create a pencil pot shaped like your favorite Sith or Jedi, build a fleet of tiny TIEs, design Darth Vader's family tree, and customize a podracer. Challenge a friend to take on a rathtar, mix up your minifigures, stage your favorite movie battle scene with LEGO StarWars bricks--and much, much more! LEGO® Star Wars(TM) Ideas Book is packed with a family friendly range of activities to inspire every LEGO Star Wars fan. What will you build?LEGO, the LEGO logo, the Minifigure and the Brick and Knob configurations are trademarks of the LEGO Group. All rights reserved. ©2017 The LEGO Group. Manufactured by Dorling Kindersley, Strand 80, London, WC2R 0RL under licence from the LEGO Group. © & TM 2017 LUCASFILM LTD. All rights reserved. Used under authorization.
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  • The Magic and Mystery of Trees

    Jen Green, Claire McElfatrick

    Hardcover (DK Children, March 5, 2019)
    This breath-taking book about trees takes children on a captivating journey of nature packed leafy exploration, showing them just how special these mighty organisms are. Discover how they communicate and warn each other of predators, how they nurture their networks, record the past, and anticipate the future to ensure their survival. There's so much more to trees than meets the eye. Learn about the amazing natural science of trees in this nature and science children's book. From the highest branches, all the down to the complex "wood wide web" of roots, every part of a tree plays an important role. Not only in its own growth but that of the whole ecosystem of the forest or woodland. Did you know that trees take care of each other and that a whole forest is connected?A truly delightful non-fiction read that is suitable for all ages - each page of this nature book is nothing short of astonishingly beautiful. Enjoy a mixture of real images, vibrant illustrations, and patchwork-layering, making each page feel like a nature scavenger hunt. You'll learn unbe-leaf-able tree facts, see extraordinary trees from around the world, and the animals that call them home. Find out what trees do for us and how we are damaging them with pollution and deforestation. This book will show that it's not too late to do something about it, and you'll find out how you can help with instructions on how to plant your very own tree!When you get to know these silent giants, you'll never look at trees the same way again.Discover The Secret World Of TreesDo you know that trees send underground messages? Have you heard that they take care of their families? A tree is so much more than it seems. The Magic And Mystery of Trees is the perfect introduction to the world of trees - above and below ground. Combining stunning photography with beautiful illustrations, turn the pages to find out how trees help prevent soil erosion, mark the seasons, and provide a habitat for wildlife - amongst other fun facts and amazing information about their role in nature.There are also some super fun, practical activities for kids! From planting your own tree to how to measure a tree’s age, this book highlights the importance of trees to our planet through exciting hands-on activities. Children will begin to understand the importance of trees to our planet and take their first steps towards safeguarding them for future generations. Explore the secret lives of trees learning:- What they are- How they live- About their animal assistants- How to help trees- Tree defenses and senses, and much more!
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  • DK Workbooks: Geography, Kindergarten: Learn and Explore

    DK

    Paperback (DK Children, March 10, 2015)
    Perfect for kindergarteners, this workbook contains exercises that reinforce early geography learning. This workbook contains exercises that focus on topics including Earth and the Solar System, globes, types of maps, directions, and different landforms and bodies of water.Level by level, the write-in DK Workbooks: Geography series offers at-home practice that kids actually enjoy, making them ideal supplements to schoolwork. Designed to support curriculum standards, this series is developed with leading educational experts to build confidence and understanding.For children ages 3–9, each leveled workbook is packed with activities and challenges, offering the beneficial repetition and cumulative learning that lead to mastery. Fact boxes on each page give a simple overview of the topics being covered, review the basics, and often offer an example of the task at hand. The exercises themselves reinforce key geography topics, including: map reading, compass directions, continents, countries and states, borders, bodies of water, and more.
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  • The Dinosaur Book

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    Hardcover (DK Children, Sept. 18, 2018)
    An essential encyclopedia for young paleontologists containing over 1000 visual illustrations to learn more about dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures.Engage in amazing interesting facts about dinosaurs – the most awe-inspiring creatures to have ever lived. The Dinosaur Book brings you face-to-face with incredible creatures in fully colored images and realistic digital reconstructions.The largest footprints in history aren’t just a footnote. Believed to have lived between 230 - 65 million years ago, this book contains everything prehistoric from dinosaurs and flying pterosaurs, to marine reptiles and early mammals, even prehistoric plants, some of which still live today. Find out about great herbivores and ferocious predators such as the Tyrannosaurus, Hadrosaur, Quetzalcoatlus and Stegosaurus. Learn about fun facts and recent discoveries like the amazing uncovering of a 110 million-year-old dinosaur named Nodosaur.Go on the journey of history’s longest-lived periods of life on the planet. Find out how amazing fossilized remains inform us about how they lived and how new feathered dinosaurs were discovered. The Dinosaur Book is filled with fun educational facts that will answer your young dino-lovers curiosity and take a detailed approach in explaining the “what, why and how’s.” A Face-To-Face Experience With Amazing Dinosaurs!Packed with incredible images and hundreds of fascinating dinosaur facts. Discover the past as you read about an amazing array of prehistoric life forms, dinosaur fossils, what creatures lived before dinosaurs, the age of fish, early life on land and even explore which trees survived the big bang and are still with us today.Easy to read with detailed illustrations that makes the book even easier to understand, this dinosaur encyclopedia is a gem for young minds curious about prehistoric life on earth.The Dinosaur Book takes you on a journey through:-Before the Dinosaurs-The Age of Dinosaurs-The Marine World-The Rise of Animals-And more…This spectacular visual guide puts your young reader up close with amazing dinosaurs and other sensational prehistoric creatures. Learn about new dinosaur names, where they lived, what they ate, how they defended themselves, and much more.
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