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  • Pocket Genius: Bugs: Facts at Your Fingertips

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    Paperback (DK Children, Jan. 19, 2016)
    Whether it's the industrious ant, the breathtaking Monarch butterfly, or the multi-legged centipede, children will discover the fastest, strongest, and most harmful species in Pocket Genius: Bugs. Profiling more than 200 insects and bugs, from beetles and butterflies to spiders and scorpions, find out what bugs eat, which are poisonous, which live the longest, and which can be found in your own backyard. Plus, learn about the products we get from bugs, such as honey, ink, silk, and jewelry, and how bugs and insects play important roles in our world.Redesigned in paperback, DK's best-selling Pocket Genius series is now available in an engaging compact and economical format that is ideal for both browsing and quick reference for use in school and at home. Catalog entries packed with facts provide at-a-glance information, while locator icons offer immediately recognizable references to aid navigation and understanding, and fact files round off the book with fun facts such as record breakers and timelines. Each pocket-size encyclopedia is filled with facts on subjects ranging from animals to history, cars to dogs, and Earth to space and combines a child-friendly layout with engaging photography and bite-size chunks of text that will encourage and inform even the most reluctant readers.
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  • DK Workbooks: Science, Third Grade: Learn and Explore

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    Paperback (DK Children, Dec. 23, 2013)
    Perfect for children ages 8–9, this workbook provides extra practice to sharpen science skills in third graders. Topics covered include basic anatomy, vertebrates and invertebrates, photosynthesis, the solar system, the elements, gravity, mass, and heat.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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  • DK Workbooks: Science, Second Grade: Learn and Explore

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    Paperback (DK Children, Dec. 23, 2013)
    Perfect for children ages 7–8, this workbook builds confidence in the growing scientific understanding in second graders. Objectives include familiarity with animal life cycles and adaptations, insect life, plant reproduction, simple machines, and states of matter.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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  • Pop-Up Peekaboo! Farm: Pop-Up Surprise Under Every Flap!

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    Board book (DK Children, Feb. 21, 2011)
    Share a love of reading with your child with this fun-filled book of the farm animals they love. This interactive book features bold pop-ups that make a sheepdog, horse, pig, and more jump from the pages when the flaps are lifted.With fun surprises on every page, Pop-Up Peekaboo: Farm enhances the reading experience and builds an early learning foundation. As young children explore the spreads, they will learn to recognize, name, and describe different animals.Series description: DK's Pop-up Peekaboo! series features big, bold pop-ups that jump from the pages when babies and toddlers lift the flaps, promoting memory, imagination, and parent-and-child interaction. As young children explore the spreads, they'll learn to recognize, name, and describe different objects, from things that go to their favorite toys.
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  • The New Children's Encyclopedia

    DK, Smithsonian Institution

    Paperback (DK Children, Jan. 8, 2019)
    This stimulating and comprehensive encyclopedia for children ages 8-12 provides answers to all the questions kids love to ask. Each chapter is jam-packed with maps, charts, timelines, diagrams, beautiful images, and amazing facts. Did you know, for example, that a single drop of blood contains around five million blood cells? Or that there are areas of desert in all seven of Earth's continents? Kids can build their knowledge on a wide range of topics—including Earth and beyond, plants and animals, history and politics, science, technology, and the human body—arranged thematically with more than 9,000 indexed entries and 2,500 colorful images. Cross-reference icons encourage children to explore and discover linked information, feeding their curiosity and building their general knowledge. The New Children's Encyclopedia, which has sold almost 500,000 copies worldwide since 2009, has now been fully updated in line with the latest knowledge and research. Developed, written, and checked by experts, this is the must-have reference book for every child's library.
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  • Baby Touch and Feel: Bedtime

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    Board book (DK Children, Dec. 22, 2008)
    With padded covers, simple images, and an amazing range of novelty textures, Baby Touch and Feel books will immediately capture the attention of the very youngest children, and create an experience they'll want to repeat over and over again.Baby Touch and Feel: Bedtime features all kinds of friendly animals and soft textures that relate to theme of going to bed.
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  • Tabbed Board Books: My First Colors: Let's Learn Them All!

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    Board book (DK Children, Dec. 20, 2010)
    Help toddlers discover what their favorite color is and what colors are in the exciting world around them in this tabbed picture book that leads children to 13 fun activity spreads.Filled with clear photography and simple text, Tabbed Board Books: My First Colors covers the colors of the rainbow, what color teddy bears are, what color rubber ducks are, and more. Look around the kitchen and name the colors of milk, carrots, and bananas.Perfect for learning all the colors and durable enough for toddlers to handle, Tabbed Board Books: My First Colors promotes early reading, listening, and writing skills.The toddler-tough tabbed pages of the books in this series are filled with little ones' favorite topics waiting to be discovered. Thirteen inviting picture tabs lead children to fun-filled, activity-themed spreads, and each page offers a wealth of speaking and listening opportunities that promote early reading and writing skills.
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  • Ultimate Sticker Collection: Marvel Studios: With more than 1000 stickers

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    Paperback (DK Children, Feb. 12, 2019)
    Using stunning film images from popular Marvel Studios movies, this exciting sticker book for children showcases the adventures of Marvel heroes the Avengers.Meet Earth's Mightiest Heroes--Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, Black Widow, and Spider-man--and their powerful enemies, including the Mad Titan Thanos and the mischievous Loki. Learn about the Super Heroes' incredible powers, their awesome vehicles, and their advanced technology. Discover Doctor Strange's magical mysteries, go on an amazing adventure with the Guardians of the Galaxy, and join Captain Marvel's fight against the sinister Skrulls. Marvel Studios Ultimate Sticker Collection features stickers of all the heroes, villains, locations, and vehicles from more than 10 years of Marvel Studios movies. Have fun finding the stickers for each page and create your own scenes, or re-create your favorite moments from the epic battles.© 2018 MARVEL
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  • Children Just Like Me: A new celebration of children around the world

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    Hardcover (DK Children, Sept. 6, 2016)
    A favorite in classrooms, libraries, and homes, Children Just Like Me is a comprehensive view of international cultures, exploring diverse backgrounds from Argentina to New Zealand to China to Israel. With this brand new edition, children will learn about their peers around the world through engaging photographs and understandable text laid out in DK's distinctive style.Highlighting 36 different countries, Children Just Like Me profiles 44 children and their daily lives. From rural farms to busy cities to riverboats, this celebration of children around the world shows the many ways children are different and the many ways they are the same, no matter where they live.Meet Bolat, an eight-year-old from Kazakhstan who likes to cycle, play with his pet dogs, and play the dromba; Joaquin from New Jersey who enjoys reading and spending time with his family, and whose favorite food is bacon; or Yaroslav from Moscow who likes to make robots. Daily routines, stories of friends and family, and dreams for the future are spoken directly from the children themselves, making the content appropriate and interesting to draw in young readers.To celebrate the twentieth anniversary of this special project, all-new photography, maps, and facts give unique insight to children's lives in our world today showing their homes, food, outfits, schools, families, and hobbies.A passport to a celebratory journey around the world, Children Just Like Me is perfect for children who are curious about the children of the world and their stories.
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  • My First ABC

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    Board book (DK Children, Jan. 19, 2015)
    Teach your preschool child numbers and encourage learning while reading and having fun together with your My First: ABC board book, designed to be a toddler favorite and withstand wear and tear from a preschooler. My First: ABC uses pictures of objects illustrating each letter of the alphabet, from A to Z, and includes clear word labels as well. Develop your child's early learning with My First books, specially designed to captivate a preschooler's attention while laying a foundation for learning. My First books feature bold, bright photographs on white backgrounds — ideal for catching a young child's eye and acting as an introduction to early-learning topics. The collectible My First board books make a great early-learning library and include a wide variety of topics including trucks, animals, colors, letters, numbers, and first words. My First board books feature a simple point-and-say layout that builds confidence in children through repeatability and encourages preschool vocabulary and language skills. The board book format is durable and easy for young children to hold and carry on their own, and they're designed to hold up to the rough handling that comes with being a toddler's favorite book to "read" alone or with a parent.
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  • Science Year by Year: A Visual History, From Stone Tools to Space Travel

    DK, Smithsonian Institution

    Hardcover (DK Children, March 7, 2017)
    This epic journey of scientific discovery starts in ancient times and travels through centuries of invention before fast forwarding into the future. From simple machines to modern-day marvels, you’ll follow incredible illustrated timelines that plot the entire history of science and highlight the most momentous discoveries. A jaw-dropping collection of more than 1,500 photographs, illustrations, maps, and graphics charts the evolution of science year by year, century by century. You’ll meet influential inventors and famous faces from the past, including Aristotle, Leonardo da Vinci, Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, Marie Curie, and Stephen Hawking. You’ll visit places of scientific importance, such as prehistoric cave art, Stonehenge, Hiroshima and the first atomic bomb, the Moon landings, and the Higgs boson particle. These huge events are made simple thanks to eye-catching images, helpful timelines, and accessible, informative text. Landmark people and periods are combined in this one stunning volume for children, showcasing the ideas, experiments, and technologies that have shaped our daily lives and transformed the world today. Aspiring scientists, get ready for a time traveling trip like no other.
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  • Ultimate Sticker Book: Star Wars

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    Paperback (DK Children, Aug. 16, 2004)
    Relive the excitement of the original Star Wars™ trilogy and create your own scenes with more than 60 reusable stickers in this ultimate sticker book.Ultimate Sticker Book: Star Wars features action poses from all your favorite classic characters including Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Han Solo, Darth Vader, and more. Create your own sticker galleries with heroes, villains, Droids™, aliens, spaceships, and weapons, as well as great scenes from the movie.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.© & TM 2016 LUCASFILM LTD. Used Under Authorization
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