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Face to Face with Frogs
Face to Face with Frogs
Written by Mark Moffett
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426306266
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Face to Face with Frogs

Written by Mark Moffett


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: March 9, 2010
Price: $6.95

You’re two inches away from a poison dart frog. You’re lying on the rain forest floor as she hops toward you, utterly fearless. This deadly terribilis frog has nothing to fear; your fear is that any accidental contact with your skin could mean death!

Let Mark Moffett give you the expert view... Read more >
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Face to Face with Lions
Face to Face with Lions
Written by Dereck Joubert and Beverly Joubert
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426306273
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Face to Face with Lions

Written by Dereck Joubert and Beverly Joubert


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: March 9, 2010
Price: $6.95

You look straight ahead. You try to breathe normally. You can smell the scent of the huge cat that is staring back. You are a cameraman. He is the King of Beasts. Your only thought is "I hope he has eaten today."

Let National Geographic Explorers-in-Residence Dereck and Beverly Joubert bring you... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a hardcover library binding.
A Thousand Years of Pirates
A Thousand Years of Pirates
Written by William Gilkerson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781770490826
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A Thousand Years of Pirates

Written by William Gilkerson


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 18, 2010
Price: $17.99

For as long as they’ve existed, pirates have conjured up visions of high-seas adventure and skullduggery, sea chases and bloody battles, dangerous coastal lairs and buried treasure. Rightly so, for ever since ships have carried valuable cargo, pirates have enraged monarchs and struck terror into the hearts of honest seamen with... Read more >
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A Thousand Years of Pirates
A Thousand Years of Pirates
Written by William Gilkerson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780887769245
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A Thousand Years of Pirates

Written by William Gilkerson


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
On Sale: November 10, 2009
Price: $32.95

For as long as they’ve existed, pirates have conjured up visions of high-seas adventure and skullduggery, sea chases and bloody battles, dangerous coastal lairs and buried treasure. Rightly so, for ever since ships have carried valuable cargo, pirates have enraged monarchs and struck terror into the hearts of honest seamen with... Read more >
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Balto and the Great Race (Totally True Adventures)
Balto and the Great Race (Totally True Adventures)
Written by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307554505
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Balto and the Great Race (Totally True Adventures)

Written by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 2, 2009
Price: $4.99

Balto has a quiet life as a sled dog—until tragedy strikes. Dozens of children in Nome become sick with diphtheria. Without antitoxin serum, they will perish—and the closest supply is 650 miles away! The only way to get the serum to Nome is by sled, but can the dogs deliver it... Read more >
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Face to Face with Leopards
Face to Face with Leopards
Written by Dereck Joubert and Beverly Joubert
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426306365
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Face to Face with Leopards

Written by Dereck Joubert and Beverly Joubert


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2009
Price: $16.95

You’re crouched in the African brush, camera at the ready. You’re waiting on one of nature’s loners. It’s dark. It’s scary. Then silently, he appears; the ever-elusive leopard. You have seconds to capture on film this wonder of the wild, with its exotic spotted fur, so prized by hunters. National Geographic... Read more >
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Face to Face with Leopards
Face to Face with Leopards
Written by Dereck Joubert and Beverly Joubert
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426306372
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Face to Face with Leopards

Written by Dereck Joubert and Beverly Joubert


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 32 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2009
Price: $25.90

You’re crouched in the African brush, camera at the ready. You’re waiting on one of nature’s loners. It’s dark. It’s scary. Then silently, he appears; the ever-elusive leopard. You have seconds to capture on film this wonder of the wild, with its exotic spotted fur, so prized by hunters. National Geographic... Read more >
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Face to Face with Caterpillars
Face to Face with Caterpillars
Written by Darlyne Murawski
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426304736
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Face to Face with Caterpillars

Written by Darlyne Murawski


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2009
Price: $6.95

Ever had an in-your-face encounter with a caterpillar? Darlyne Murawski came eye-to-eye with a spiny caterpillar in Costa Rica—and was stung by the harmless- looking creepy-crawly. That’s one of many caterpillar close-ups in this amazing book. Readers study these insects like the experts: witness the astonishing metamorphosis from caterpillar to pupa... Read more >
Face to Face with Grizzlies
Face to Face with Grizzlies
Written by Joel Sartore
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426304743
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Face to Face with Grizzlies

Written by Joel Sartore


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2009
Price: $6.95

Joel Sartore has been face-to-face with a grizzly bear—and lived to tell this and other great tales in Face to Face with Grizzlies. Through stunning photography and engaging storytelling, this expert challenges young readers to coexist with this fearsome creature. Along with his vast experience and knowledge, Sartore’s contagious passion for... Read more >
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Face to Face With Orangutans
Face to Face With Orangutans
Written by Tim Laman and Cheryl Knott
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426304644
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Face to Face With Orangutans

Written by Tim Laman and Cheryl Knott


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2009
Price: $16.95

That look in her eye is so human. She cradles her baby in her arms with such pride and tenderness. She interacts with family and peers in a way that suggests deep kinship, friendship, and trust. Meet the orangutan of Borneo in her natural habitat through the amazing adventures of National... Read more >
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Face to Face With Orangutans
Face to Face With Orangutans
Written by Tim Laman and Cheryl Knott
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426304651
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Face to Face With Orangutans

Written by Tim Laman and Cheryl Knott


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 32 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2009
Price: $25.90

That look in her eye is so human. She cradles her baby in her arms with such pride and tenderness. She interacts with family and peers in a way that suggests deep kinship, friendship, and trust. Meet the orangutan of Borneo in her natural habitat through the amazing adventures of National... Read more >
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Face to Face With Wild Horses
Face to Face With Wild Horses
Written by Yva Momatiuk, Photographed by John Eastcott
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426304668
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Face to Face With Wild Horses

Written by Yva Momatiuk
Photographed by John Eastcott


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2009
Price: $16.95

You approach with caution, drawn to their equine beauty. The sleek stallion, the magnificent mare, and the gentle foal look like any happy family. But don’t get too close. These are wild horses, untamed by humans. Now photographers Yva Momatiuk and John Eastcott take you inside the world of the wild... Read more >
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Face to Face With Wild Horses
Face to Face With Wild Horses
Written by Yva Momatiuk, Photographed by John Eastcott
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426304675
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Face to Face With Wild Horses

Written by Yva Momatiuk
Photographed by John Eastcott


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 32 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2009
Price: $25.90

You approach with caution, drawn to their equine beauty. The sleek stallion, the magnificent mare, and the gentle foal look like any happy family. But don’t get too close. These are wild horses, untamed by humans. Now photographers Yva Momatiuk and John Eastcott take you inside the world of the wild... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Balto and the Great Race (Totally True Adventures)
Balto and the Great Race (Totally True Adventures)
Written by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel, Read by Richard Davidson
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307582959
Our Price: $7.50

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Balto and the Great Race (Totally True Adventures)

Written by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel
Read by Richard Davidson


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: February 27, 2009
Price: $7.50

Balto has a quiet life as a sled dog—until tragedy strikes. Dozens of children in Nome become sick with diphtheria. Without antitoxin serum, they will perish—and the closest supply is 650 miles away! The only way to get the serum to Nome is by sled, but can the dogs deliver it... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
What Darwin Saw
What Darwin Saw
Written by Rosalyn Schanzer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426303968
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What Darwin Saw
The Journey That Changed the World
Written by Rosalyn Schanzer


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2009
Price: $17.95

In 1831 a 22-year-old naturalist named Charles Darwin stepped aboard the HMS Beagle as a traveling companion of an equally youthful sea captain called Robert FitzRoy. The Beagle’s round-the-world surveying journey lasted five long years on the high seas. The young Darwin noticed everything, and proved himself an avid and detailed... Read more >
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What Darwin Saw
What Darwin Saw
Written by Rosalyn Schanzer
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426303975
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What Darwin Saw
The Journey That Changed the World
Written by Rosalyn Schanzer


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 48 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2009
Price: $26.90

In 1831 a 22-year-old naturalist named Charles Darwin stepped aboard the HMS Beagle as a traveling companion of an equally youthful sea captain called Robert FitzRoy. The Beagle’s round-the-world surveying journey lasted five long years on the high seas. The young Darwin noticed everything, and proved himself an avid and detailed... Read more >
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How to Be a Pirate
How to Be a Pirate
Written by John Malam, Illustrated by Mark Bergin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426302831
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How to Be a Pirate

Written by John Malam
Illustrated by Mark Bergin


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2008
Price: $5.95

The year is 1680, and once you sign on to the ship, there’s no turning back. You’ll need to learn new skills, like tying knots, rowing, and sword fighting. You’ll be taught how to pump out the bilge and repair torn sails. But most of all, you’ll want to capture ships... Read more >
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World History Biographies: Marco Polo
World History Biographies: Marco Polo
Written by Nick McCarty
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426302961
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World History Biographies: Marco Polo
The Boy Who Traveled the Medieval World
Written by Nick McCarty


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2008
Price: $6.95

In a life of ceaseless exploration, Marco Polo pushed out the borders of his narrow medieval world.

Born in Venice in 1254, the young Marco Polo first met his father at age 15, when the elder Polo returned from a trading expedition to the East. The father's tales of the court... Read more >
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Sea Queens
Sea Queens
Written by Jane Yolen, Illustrated by Christine Joy Pratt
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580891318
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Sea Queens

Written by Jane Yolen
Illustrated by Christine Joy Pratt


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2008
Price: $18.95

In 1963 Jane Yolen released a book called PIRATES IN PETTICOATS, because the idea of women as pirates fascinated her--but there wasn't much information about these women who made their livelihoods plundering on the high seas. Scholars have dug up a bounty of new information since then, and Jane, still fascinated... Read more >
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Face to Face with Frogs
Face to Face with Frogs
Written by Mark Moffett
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426302053
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Face to Face with Frogs

Written by Mark Moffett


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2008
Price: $16.95

You’re two inches away from a poison dart frog. You’re lying on the rainforest floor as she hops toward you, utterly fearless. This deadly terribilis frog has nothing to fear; your fear is that any accidental contact with your skin could mean death! Let Mark W. Moffett, winner of the 2006... Read more >
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Face to Face with Frogs
Face to Face with Frogs
Written by Mark Moffett
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426302060
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Face to Face with Frogs

Written by Mark Moffett


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 32 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2008
Price: $25.90

You’re two inches away from a poison dart frog. You’re lying on the rainforest floor as she hops toward you, utterly fearless. This deadly terribilis frog has nothing to fear; your fear is that any accidental contact with your skin could mean death! Let Mark W. Moffett, winner of the 2006... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Face to Face with Lions
Face to Face with Lions
Written by Dereck Joubert, Photographed by Beverly Joubert
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426302077
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Face to Face with Lions

Written by Dereck Joubert
Photographed by Beverly Joubert


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2008
Price: $16.95

You look straight ahead. You try to breathe normally. You can smell the scent of the huge cat that is staring back. You are a cameraman. He is the King of Beasts. Your only thought is "I hope he has already eaten today." Let National Geographic Explorers-in-Residence Dereck and Beverly Joubert... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding and a trade paperback.
Face to Face with Lions
Face to Face with Lions
Written by Dereck Joubert, Photographed by Beverly Joubert
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426302084
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Face to Face with Lions

Written by Dereck Joubert
Photographed by Beverly Joubert


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 32 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2008
Price: $25.90

You look straight ahead. You try to breathe normally. You can smell the scent of the huge cat that is staring back. You are a cameraman. He is the King of Beasts. Your only thought is "I hope he has already eaten today." Let National Geographic Explorers-in-Residence Dereck and Beverly Joubert... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Face to Face with Dolphins
Face to Face with Dolphins
Written by Flip Nicklin and Linda Nicklin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426301414
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Face to Face with Dolphins

Written by Flip Nicklin and Linda Nicklin


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2007
Price: $16.95

You're 70 feet underwater—face to face with one of the sea's friendliest creatures. National Geographic photographer Flip Nicklin and his wife Linda, a naturalist and educator, invite you to study the amazing behavior of the beloved dolphin. Learn the difference between an orca and a bottlenose. Witness a dophin baby nursed... Read more >
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Face to Face with Dolphins
Face to Face with Dolphins
Written by Flip Nicklin and Linda Nicklin
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426301421
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Face to Face with Dolphins

Written by Flip Nicklin and Linda Nicklin


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 32 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2007
Price: $25.90

You're 70 feet underwater—face to face with one of the sea's friendliest creatures. National Geographic photographer Flip Nicklin and his wife Linda, a naturalist and educator, invite you to study the amazing behavior of the beloved dolphin. Learn the difference between an orca and a bottlenose. Witness a dophin baby nursed... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
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