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On the Wing

(Available September 9, 2014)
On the Wing
Written by David Elliott, Illustrated by Becca Stadtlander
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763653248
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On the Wing

Written by David Elliott
Illustrated by Becca Stadtlander


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $16.99

David Elliott’s witty verse takes flight with gorgeous illustrations in an enchanting look at fifteen avian species for birders of all ages.

Take to the sky to explore a glorious array of all things avian, from the tiny, restless hummingbird to the inscrutable horned owl to the majestic bald eagle. David Elliott... Read more >
Explore My World Penguins
Explore My World Penguins
Written by Jill Esbaum
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426317019
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Explore My World Penguins

Written by Jill Esbaum


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: June 24, 2014
Price: $4.99

The engaging Explore My World picture books invite kids to take their first big steps toward understanding the world around them and are just the thing for parents and kids to curl up with and read aloud. In Explore My World Penguins, curious kids ages 3 to 7 will be excited to learn... Read more >
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Explore My World Penguins
Explore My World Penguins
Written by Jill Esbaum
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426317026
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Explore My World Penguins

Written by Jill Esbaum


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 32 pages
On Sale: June 24, 2014
Price: $12.90

The engaging Explore My World picture books invite kids to take their first big steps toward understanding the world around them and are just the thing for parents and kids to curl up with and read aloud. In Explore My World Penguins, curious kids ages 3 to 7 will be excited to learn... Read more >
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The True Story of Stellina
The True Story of Stellina
Written by Matteo Pericoli
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307983206
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The True Story of Stellina

Written by Matteo Pericoli


Format: eBook, 40 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2014
Price: $9.99

Stellina was a bird: “CHEEP.” A very little bird: “Cheep! cheep!”So begins critically acclaimed author Matteo Pericoli’s all-true story of how he and his wife, Holly, came to rescue and raise a little finch, Stellina, in the middle of New York City. When no zoo would take the abandoned bird, fallen... Read more >
I Spy in the Sky
I Spy in the Sky
Written by Edward Gibbs, Illustrated by Edward Gibbs
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763668402
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I Spy in the Sky

Written by Edward Gibbs
Illustrated by Edward Gibbs


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $14.99

Look through each eye-catching spy hole to spot a new bird in the sky!

Up in the sky there are many colorful birds to spy, each of them different. Look through the spy hole and use the clues to guess which one is next. Then turn the page to reveal the creature... Read more >
Feathers
Feathers
Written by Melissa Stewart, Illustrated by Sarah S. Brannen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580894302
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Feathers
Not Just for Flying
Written by Melissa Stewart
Illustrated by Sarah S. Brannen


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $17.95

Young naturalists meet sixteen birds in this elegant introduction to the many uses of feathers. A concise main text highlights how feathers are not just for flying. More curious readers are invited to explore informative sidebars, which underscore specific ways each bird uses its feathers for a variety of practical purposes... Read more >
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Feathers
Feathers
Written by Melissa Stewart, Illustrated by Sarah S. Brannen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580894319
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Feathers
Not Just for Flying
Written by Melissa Stewart
Illustrated by Sarah S. Brannen


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $7.95

Young naturalists meet sixteen birds in this elegant introduction to the many uses of feathers. A concise main text highlights how feathers are not just for flying. More curious readers are invited to explore informative sidebars, which underscore specific ways each bird uses its feathers for a variety of practical purposes... Read more >
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Just Ducks!
Just Ducks!
Written by Nicola Davies, Illustrated by Salvatore Rubbino
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763670511
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Just Ducks!

Written by Nicola Davies
Illustrated by Salvatore Rubbino


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $6.99

A young girl shares her observations about the mallards near her house in an engaging, informative story sure to make a splash with duck lovers.

Quack quack, Quack-quaack-quack.
It’s the first sound I hear every morning.

The young girl in this story may live in the city, but outside her window there’s a river... Read more >
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Angry Birds Playground: Atlas
Angry Birds Playground: Atlas
Written by Elizabeth Carney
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426314001
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Angry Birds Playground: Atlas
A Global Geography Adventure
Written by Elizabeth Carney


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $14.95

Follow along with your favorite Angry Birds characters as they fly around the world discovering continents, countries, and cultures. Kids will be hooked on a wacky search for the Angry Birds' eggs as they seek out clues that lead them to amazing discoveries. Readers analyze and observe the world from a... Read more >
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Angry Birds Playground: Atlas
Angry Birds Playground: Atlas
Written by Elizabeth Carney
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426314018
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Angry Birds Playground: Atlas
A Global Geography Adventure
Written by Elizabeth Carney


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 128 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $21.90

Follow along with your favorite Angry Birds characters as they fly around the world discovering continents, countries, and cultures. Kids will be hooked on a wacky search for the Angry Birds' eggs as they seek out clues that lead them to amazing discoveries. Readers analyze and observe the world from a... Read more >
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Look Up!
Look Up!
Written by Annette LeBlanc Cate, Illustrated by Annette LeBlanc Cate
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763645618
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Look Up!
Bird-Watching in Your Own Backyard
Written by Annette LeBlanc Cate
Illustrated by Annette LeBlanc Cate


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $15.99

A 2014 Robert F. Sibert Honor Book

You don’t have to own binoculars and know a bunch of fancy Latin names to watch birds! No matter where you live, they’re in your neighborhood — just look up.


This conversational, humorous introduction to bird-watching encourages kids to get outdoors with a sketchbook and really... Read more >
National Geographic Kids Bird Guide of North America
National Geographic Kids Bird Guide of North America
Written by Jonathan Alderfer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426310942
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National Geographic Kids Bird Guide of North America
The Best Birding Book for Kids from National Geographic's Bird Experts
Written by Jonathan Alderfer


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $15.95

Featuring 100 species of birds from coast to coast this colorful guide helps kids identify and understand birds. The National Geographic Kids Bird Guide of North America will be both accessible and tons of fun. Fifty of the country's most popular birds will be laid out in stunning two-page spreads that... Read more >
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National Geographic Kids Bird Guide of North America
National Geographic Kids Bird Guide of North America
Written by Jonathan Alderfer
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426310959
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National Geographic Kids Bird Guide of North America
The Best Birding Book for Kids from National Geographic's Bird Experts
Written by Jonathan Alderfer


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 176 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $23.90

Featuring 100 species of birds from coast to coast this colorful guide helps kids identify and understand birds. The National Geographic Kids Bird Guide of North America will be both accessible and tons of fun. Fifty of the country's most popular birds will be laid out in stunning two-page spreads that will include... Read more >
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Thump!/The Lost Egg (Dr. Seuss/Cat in the Hat)
Thump!/The Lost Egg (Dr. Seuss/Cat in the Hat)
Written by Tish Rabe, Illustrated by Aristides Ruiz and Joe Mathieu
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375981517
Our Price: $4.99
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Thump!/The Lost Egg (Dr. Seuss/Cat in the Hat)

Written by Tish Rabe
Illustrated by Aristides Ruiz and Joe Mathieu


Format: eBook, 32 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $4.99

Fans of PBS Kids' The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! are in for a spring-themed (and Easter basket-ready) treat! In Thump! (the first of two stories in this Deluxe "2 in 1" Book), the Cat and Co. learn how rabbits communicate warnings to each other by thumping... Read more >
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Thump!/The Lost Egg (Dr. Seuss/Cat in the Hat)
Thump!/The Lost Egg (Dr. Seuss/Cat in the Hat)
Written by Tish Rabe, Illustrated by Aristides Ruiz and Joe Mathieu
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307980632
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Thump!/The Lost Egg (Dr. Seuss/Cat in the Hat)

Written by Tish Rabe
Illustrated by Aristides Ruiz and Joe Mathieu


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $4.99

Fans of PBS Kids' The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! are in for a spring-themed (and Easter basket-ready) treat! In Thump! (the first of two stories in this Deluxe "2 in 1" Book), the Cat and Co. learn how rabbits communicate warnings to each other by thumping... Read more >
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Alex the Parrot: No Ordinary Bird
Alex the Parrot: No Ordinary Bird
Written by Stephanie Spinner, Illustrated by Meilo So
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375868467
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Alex the Parrot: No Ordinary Bird
A True Story
Written by Stephanie Spinner
Illustrated by Meilo So


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2012
Price: $17.99

In 1977, graduate student Irene Pepperberg walked into a pet store and bought a year-old African grey parrot. Because she was going to study him, she decided to call him Alex--short for Avian Learning EXperiment. At that time, most scientists thought that the bigger the brain, the smarter the creature; they... Read more >
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Alex the Parrot: No Ordinary Bird
Alex the Parrot: No Ordinary Bird
Written by Stephanie Spinner, Illustrated by Meilo So
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375968464
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Alex the Parrot: No Ordinary Bird
A True Story
Written by Stephanie Spinner
Illustrated by Meilo So


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 48 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2012
Price: $20.99

In 1977, graduate student Irene Pepperberg walked into a pet store and bought a year-old African grey parrot. Because she was going to study him, she decided to call him Alex--short for Avian Learning EXperiment. At that time, most scientists thought that the bigger the brain, the smarter the creature; they... Read more >
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Just Ducks!
Just Ducks!
Written by Nicola Davies, Illustrated by Salvatore Rubbino
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763659363
Our Price: $15.99
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Just Ducks!

Written by Nicola Davies
Illustrated by Salvatore Rubbino


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $15.99

A young girl shares her observations about the mallards near her house in an engaging, informative story sure to make a splash with duck lovers.

Quack quack, Quack-quaack-quack.
It’s the first sound I hear every morning.

The young girl in this story may live in the city, but outside her window there’s a river... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
A Long Winter's Nap/Flight of the Penguin (Dr. Seuss/Cat in the Hat)
A Long Winter's Nap/Flight of the Penguin (Dr. Seuss/Cat in the Hat)
Written by Tish Rabe, Illustrated by Aristides Ruiz and Joe Mathieu
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375872792
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A Long Winter's Nap/Flight of the Penguin (Dr. Seuss/Cat in the Hat)

Written by Tish Rabe
Illustrated by Aristides Ruiz and Joe Mathieu


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $4.99

Fans of the PBS Kids television show The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! can curl-up and chill out this winter with two stories based on episodes and over 50 stickers in this Deluxe "2 in 1" Pictureback. In A Long Winter's Nap, a trip to the Whispering... Read more >
Hummingbirds
Hummingbirds
Written by Jeanette Larson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580893329
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Hummingbirds

Written by Jeanette Larson


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2011
Price: $16.95

Hummingbirds are fascinating little creatures that have captured the imagination of people for thousands of years. Since they are only found in the Americas, the myths and legends about this tiny bird originated from the peoples of North and South America. These native cultures wrote stories to offer explanations for the... Read more >
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Hummingbirds
Hummingbirds
Written by Jeanette Larson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580893336
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Hummingbirds

Written by Jeanette Larson


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2011
Price: $8.95

Hummingbirds are fascinating little creatures that have captured the imagination of people for thousands of years. Since they are only found in the Americas, the myths and legends about this tiny bird originated from the peoples of North and South America. These native cultures wrote stories to offer explanations for the... Read more >
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Busy Birdies
Busy Birdies
Written by John Schindel, Photographed by Steven Holt
Format: Board
ISBN: 9781582463179
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Busy Birdies

Written by John Schindel
Photographed by Steven Holt


Format: Board, 20 pages
On Sale: April 13, 2010
Price: $6.99

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The Robin Makes a Laughing Sound
The Robin Makes a Laughing Sound
Written by Sallie Wolf
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580893183
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The Robin Makes a Laughing Sound

Written by Sallie Wolf


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2010
Price: $11.95

Poetry, sketches, and watercolors capture bird identification, behavior, and appearance throughout the four seasons. The journal format will inspire readers to record, evaluate, and create their own observations. Read more >
Face to Face with Penguins
Face to Face with Penguins
Written by Yva Momatiuk, Photographed by John Eastcott
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426305610
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Face to Face with Penguins

Written by Yva Momatiuk
Photographed by John Eastcott


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: October 13, 2009
Price: $16.95

You’re on the South Georgia Islands, a remote, icy place, with nobody around for miles and miles—except several thousand penguin friends, that is. Stunning photographs by Yva Momatiuk and John Eastcott lead you into a mass of birds as they waddle across rock and sand, so clumsy on land, so graceful... Read more >
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Face to Face with Penguins
Face to Face with Penguins
Written by Yva Momatiuk, Photographed by John Eastcott
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426305627
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Face to Face with Penguins

Written by Yva Momatiuk
Photographed by John Eastcott


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 32 pages
On Sale: October 13, 2009
Price: $25.90

You’re on the South Georgia Islands, a remote, icy place, with nobody around for miles and miles—except several thousand penguin friends, that is. Stunning photographs by Yva Momatiuk and John Eastcott lead you into a mass of birds as they waddle across rock and sand, so clumsy on land, so graceful... Read more >
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