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Book cover of EVERYTHING ANCIENT EGYPT
EVERYTHING ANCIENT EGYPT
By: crispin boyer | Published: February 2012

The ancient Egyptians thought big and built bigger, leaving behind monuments and messages that have endured for five millennia despite tomb robbers an...

The ancient Egyptians thought big and built bigger, leaving behind monuments and messages that have endured for five millennia despite tomb robbers and the ravages of time. Pyramids and mummies tell us about their deaths, but new technologies are peeling the wraps off their mysterious lives. In Everything Ancient Egypt kids will discover all they want to know about the mysteries of ancient Egypt and learn new weird, wacky, and fascinating facts as well. Sections in the book include Rise of the Pharaohs, Death and the Afterlife, Life in Ancient Egypt, and Fun With Ancient Egypt (a section that provides readers with exciting hands-on learning!). Stunning photos and an interactive glossary round out this exciting and engaging new series addition.

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    9781426308406
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    Social Studies - Pre-19th Century History
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EVERYTHING CASTLES
By: crispin boyer | Published: March 2011

Young readers will be spellbound by this story of fierce battles, dark dungeons, secret passageways, and medieval characters, made all the more vivid ...

Young readers will be spellbound by this story of fierce battles, dark dungeons, secret passageways, and medieval characters, made all the more vivid by true tales from experts in the field. Fun facts and photos, including reenactment shots, illuminate the lives of the inhabitants and the fascinating histories of castles. National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information.

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    9781426308031
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    Social Studies - Pre-19th Century History
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EVERYTHING CASTLES
By: crispin boyer | Published: October 2011

Young readers will be spellbound by this story of fierce battles, dark dungeons, secret passageways, and medieval characters, made all the more vivid ...

Young readers will be spellbound by this story of fierce battles, dark dungeons, secret passageways, and medieval characters, made all the more vivid by true tales from experts in the field. Fun facts and photos, including reenactment shots, illuminate the lives of the inhabitants and the fascinating histories of castles. National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information.

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    9781426308048
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    Hardcover
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    Social Studies - Pre-19th Century History
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NG - FAMOUS FAILS MIGHTY MISTAKES MEGA M
By: crispin boyer | Published: October 2016

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    9781426325489
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    Social Studies - General
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Book cover of NG BOOK OF HEROES - TALES OF HISTORYS MO
NG BOOK OF HEROES - TALES OF HISTORYS MO
By: crispin boyer | Published: November 2016

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    9781426325533
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  • Category
    Biography (individual)
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Book cover of NG KIDS - WHY 1111 ANSWERS TO EVERYTHING
NG KIDS - WHY 1111 ANSWERS TO EVERYTHING
By: crispin boyer | Published: October 2015

The concept is simple. Got a question? Well now you have an answer! 1,111 of them, in fact. Want to know why your snot is yellow? Flip to the human bo...

The concept is simple. Got a question? Well now you have an answer! 1,111 of them, in fact. Want to know why your snot is yellow? Flip to the human body chapter. What's on the inside of a turtle shell? The animal section's got you covered. What's in the deepest part of the ocean? Why doesn't Earth just float off into space? Check, check, and check. With hundreds of topics ranging from silly to serious, we've got the expert information you need in a fun and entertaining format that will keep kids digging for answers. Answers include all kinds of fascinating extra info like top ten lists, weird-but-true facts, explorer profiles, and cool activities. Now, go stump your parents!

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    9781426320965
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    Hardcover
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    Science - General
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SO COOL FROGS
By: crispin boyer | Published: April 2020

Some are see-through! Some are poisonous! Some can leap more than 20 times their own body length! Let's face it: Frogs are ... SO COOL! And, well, so ...

Some are see-through! Some are poisonous! Some can leap more than 20 times their own body length! Let's face it: Frogs are ... SO COOL! And, well, so is this book! Yep, it's true. Frogs are ribbeting. But there's more to them than meets the eye! Did you also know that each frog's call is unique to its species? Or that they absorb water through their SKIN? Jump right in and find out why frogs are the coolest creatures in the pond (and sometimes on land!) in this supercute, quippy book that will delight young readers and animal enthusiasts alike. It's the perfect quick read to get kids' brains buzzing and keep them laughing during downtime, bedtime, or anytime!

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    9781426337406
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    Hardcover
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    Science - Reptiles & Amphibians
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SO CUTE PENGUINS
By: crispin boyer | Published: April 2020

Some are see-through! Some are poisonous! Some can leap more than 20 times their own body length! Let's face it: Frogs are ... SO COOL! And, well, so ...

Some are see-through! Some are poisonous! Some can leap more than 20 times their own body length! Let's face it: Frogs are ... SO COOL! And, well, so is this book! Yep, it's true. Frogs are ribbeting. But there's more to them than meets the eye! Did you also know that each frog's call is unique to its species? Or that they absorb water through their SKIN? Jump right in and find out why frogs are the coolest creatures in the pond (and sometimes on land!) in this supercute, quippy book that will delight young readers and animal enthusiasts alike. It's the perfect quick read to get kids' brains buzzing and keep them laughing during downtime, bedtime, or anytime!

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    9781426337413
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    Hardcover
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    Science - Oceans, Fish & Aquatic Life
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THAT'S CREEPY
By: crispin boyer | Published: August 2013

In a world where werewolves rule and vampires are just the boy or girl next door, kids love anything that will scare the pants off them. But how do yo...

In a world where werewolves rule and vampires are just the boy or girl next door, kids love anything that will scare the pants off them. But how do you separate fact from fiction? Do haunted houses, spooky ghosts, and UFOs have a place in history, or is it all just a bunch of hooey? Crawling with spine-tingly facts, eerie anecdotes, and fun information, this book is all about everything creepy, kooky, mysterious, and spooky. It's a perfect book for the bathroom library or to read by flashlight under the covers. Just don't tell kids how much real science and history they're actually learning!

Theme: Good for Reluctant Readers

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    9781426313660
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    Science - General
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THAT'S GROSS
By: crispin boyer | Published: September 2012

Tired of having to contain your hidden urge to fart and finger-pick? Can't get enough of foul food and flies? Get ready to gross out all of your frien...

Tired of having to contain your hidden urge to fart and finger-pick? Can't get enough of foul food and flies? Get ready to gross out all of your friends with these hysterically nauseating facts about all things gross and gruesome. Bringing together the slimiest, smelliest, and stickiest topics imaginable, That's Gross, is chock-full of foul facts that are guaranteed to make your stomach churn. Each chapter is packed with icky information, wacky and colorful pictures, and sickening sidebarsthat will make you say "That's Gross!" Hold on to your stomach while we explore the world of barf, bugs, boogers, and other things your parents won't like. With lively and humorous prose, high-interest subjects, and truly disgusting photos, this book will have kids glued to the page while they learn the facts, history and scientific details of "eww". Kids will be so captivated by the gross-out factor that they won't even realize how much they're learning. They might even discover that these skin-crawling truths are just a part of everyday life! Chapters include:  • The History of Grossness  • Your Abominable Body  • Gross Animals  • Gross Bugs  • Dead Things  • Gross Around the World  • Gross Pop Culture  • Everyday Grossness  • Gross Fun  • Glossary of Gross Other elements include the "Happy Place," featuring adorable baby animals just in case the grossness is too overwhelming; a "Gag Gauge" to rank the level of grossness of each topic; plus gross experiments, games, and more. Releases simultaneously in Reinforced Library Binding: 978-1-4263-1066-9 , $12.95/$14.95 Can

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    9781426310669
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THATS DEADLY - FATAL FACTS THAT WILL TES
By: crispin boyer | Published: September 2015

Put on your suit of armor and grab your bear spray because it's time to explore the deadly side of things. This is the perfect book for curious boys a...

Put on your suit of armor and grab your bear spray because it's time to explore the deadly side of things. This is the perfect book for curious boys and girls who want the real scoop on predators, natural disasters, and dangerous jobs.  That's Deadly! takes you on a journey to explore all of the things in this world that can put your life in jeopardy. From spewing volcanoes to ferocious predators, you'll find tons of fascinating facts that will keep you lying awake at night wondering what exactly might be lurking under your bed. Can't sort fact from fiction? Don't worry, we've layered in playful reality checks so kids know the actual peril possibility factor (PPF) is far less than perceived (as long as you steer clear of certain situations!). With beautiful photographs, humorous text, and fun and funky design, think of it as the almanac of danger.

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    9781426320781
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    Science - General
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WHAT WOULD HAPPEN
By: crispin boyer | Published: July 2017

Ever wondered what would happen if some cool or crazy things were possible? Like what would happen if: you got sucked into a black hole; dinosaurs sti...

Ever wondered what would happen if some cool or crazy things were possible? Like what would happen if: you got sucked into a black hole; dinosaurs still existed; humans could fly; you could communicate with dolphins; or you could dig a hole through to the center of the Earth? Get ready to explore all kinds of scenarios that would or could happen if the world was just a slightly different place. Each scenario is examined with real scientific, historical, and cultural facts in mind. This out-of-the-box book encourages readers to cultivate a better understanding of the world as it is – and as it could be!

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    9781426327704
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    Science - General
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