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Who Needs an Iceberg?
Who Needs an Iceberg?
Written by Karen Patkau
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780887769931
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Who Needs an Iceberg?

Written by Karen Patkau


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: February 28, 2012
Price: $17.95

Tundra introduces the first three books in its important new ecosystems series. Each title celebrates the world’s diversity by presenting a different ecosystem: its land and water, its animals and plants. The art is brimming with creatures and ecological features, described in fact-filled notes at the end of each book and... Read more >
Who's Like Me?
Who's Like Me?
Written by Nicola Davies, Illustrated by Marc Boutavant
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763658021
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Who's Like Me?

Written by Nicola Davies
Illustrated by Marc Boutavant


Format: Hardcover, 24 pages
On Sale: February 28, 2012
Price: $9.99

Lift the flaps and learn about animal life in this fresh, fun-filled book for curious preschoolers.

A bunny is furry and breathes air. Who else is like that — a pigeon, a fish, a chameleon, or a fox? Some animals have fins to swim with, some have feathers and a beak, some... Read more >
Yucky Worms
Yucky Worms
Written by Vivian French, Illustrated by Jessica Ahlberg
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763658175
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Yucky Worms
Read and Wonder
Written by Vivian French
Illustrated by Jessica Ahlberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: February 28, 2012
Price: $6.99

Here’s to nature’s recyclers! Kids will burrow right into this book about the industrious — and danger-filled — life of the delightfully yucky earthworm.

Who would want to be friends with a wiggly, slimy worm? You can’t even tell which end is which! But there’s more to these lowly creatures than meets... Read more >
Creatures Great and Small
Creatures Great and Small
Written by Karen Patkau
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781770493094
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Creatures Great and Small

Written by Karen Patkau


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $8.95

Join Toronto author and illustrator Karen Patkau as she explores the world of insects, mammals, sea jellies, reptiles, amphibians, birds, crustaceans, arachnids, and mollusks. From extremely large creatures, such as the blue whale, Chinese giant salamander, and goliath tarantula, to extremely small ones, such as the bumblebee bat, dwarf gecko, and... Read more >
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Creatures Yesterday and Today
Creatures Yesterday and Today
Written by Karen Patkau, Illustrated by Karen Patkau
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781770493100
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Creatures Yesterday and Today

Written by Karen Patkau
Illustrated by Karen Patkau


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $8.95

In this lively companion to Creatures Great and Small, author and illustrator Karen Patkau transports the reader to prehistoric times, when many creatures existed that have since disappeared. From the worlds of insects, fish, mammals, sea jellies, reptiles, amphibians, birds, crustaceans, arachnids, and mollusks, she presents living animals and their prehistoric... Read more >
National Geographic Bee Ultimate Fact Book:Countries A to Z
National Geographic Bee Ultimate Fact Book:Countries A to Z
Written by Andrew Wojtanik
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426309472
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National Geographic Bee Ultimate Fact Book:Countries A to Z

Written by Andrew Wojtanik


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $12.95

In this easy-to-use fact book, kids will find all the facts they need to know to be a geography expert. Created by a National Geographic Bee winner, this is the perfect tool for kids to use to help them prepare for a competition, study for a test, or fill their hunger... Read more >
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Out of This World: Poems and Facts about Space
Out of This World: Poems and Facts about Space
Written by Amy Sklansky, Illustrated by Stacey Schuett
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375864599
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Out of This World: Poems and Facts about Space

Written by Amy Sklansky
Illustrated by Stacey Schuett


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $17.99

Amy Sklansky and Stacey Schuett give young explorers the moon and stars and beyond!

The mysteries of the universe and the science of space exploration are perennialy popular subjects, and Out of This World is a wonderful introduction. Amy Sklansky has written evocative poems about planets and stars and rockets and... Read more >
Who Will Save My Planet?
Who Will Save My Planet?
Written by Cristina Urrutia
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781770492813
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Who Will Save My Planet?

Written by Cristina Urrutia


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $10.95

This unique and powerful wordless book uses striking photos to show the impact of humans on the environment. Each provocative image speaks volumes. On every spread we are shown a treasure that nature has given us beside a picture of how we’ve abused that treasure. We see a beautiful forest glade... Read more >
A Black Hole Is Not a Hole
A Black Hole Is Not a Hole
Written by Carolyn Cinami DeCristofano, Illustrated by Michael Carroll
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781570917837
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A Black Hole Is Not a Hole

Written by Carolyn Cinami DeCristofano
Illustrated by Michael Carroll


Format: Hardcover, 80 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2012
Price: $18.95

Get ready to S-T-R-E-T-C-H your mind!

What is a black hole? Where do they come from? How were they discovered? Can we visit one? Carolyn Cinami DeCristofano takes readers on a ride through the galaxies (ours, and others), answering these questions and many more about the phenomenon known as a black hole.

In... Read more >
Crazy Concoctions
Crazy Concoctions
Written by Jordan D. Brown, Illustrated by Anthony Owsley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781936140510
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Crazy Concoctions
A Mad Scientist's Guide to Messy Mixtures
Written by Jordan D. Brown
Illustrated by Anthony Owsley


Format: Hardcover, 80 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2012
Price: $14.95

Making a mess is generally frowned upon, but if you are learning important scientific principles and creating cool science experiments, then the mess will have to be excused. Within the pages of this diabolically genius book is a collection of experiments that kids can do at home. They may make a... Read more >
Snowmobile: Bombardier's Dream Machine

Written by Jules Older


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2012
Price: $5.99

In 1922, when Joseph-Armand Bombardier was fifteen years old he built his first snow vehicle. He had always loved to tinker with motors and make things go, and he dreamed of building a vehicle that could go over snow. His first attempt, using a Model T Ford engine and a wooden... Read more >
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Snowmobile: Bombardier's Dream Machine
Snowmobile: Bombardier's Dream Machine
Written by Jules Older, Illustrated by Michael Lauritano
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580893343
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Snowmobile: Bombardier's Dream Machine

Written by Jules Older
Illustrated by Michael Lauritano


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2012
Price: $14.95

In 1922, when Joseph-Armand Bombardier was fifteen years old he built his first snow vehicle. He had always loved to tinker with motors and make things go, and he dreamed of building a vehicle that could go over snow. His first attempt, using a Model T Ford engine and a wooden... Read more >
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Snowmobile: Bombardier's Dream Machine
Snowmobile: Bombardier's Dream Machine
Written by Jules Older, Illustrated by Michael Lauritano
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580893350
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Snowmobile: Bombardier's Dream Machine

Written by Jules Older
Illustrated by Michael Lauritano


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2012
Price: $6.95

In 1922, when Joseph-Armand Bombardier was fifteen years old he built his first snow vehicle. He had always loved to tinker with motors and make things go, and he dreamed of building a vehicle that could go over snow. His first attempt, using a Model T Ford engine and a wooden... Read more >
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Waiting for Ice
Waiting for Ice
Written by Sandra Markle, Illustrated by Alan Marks
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580892551
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Waiting for Ice

Written by Sandra Markle
Illustrated by Alan Marks


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2012
Price: $15.95

Based on a true story, WAITING FOR ICE follows an orphaned polar bear cub as she struggles to find food on Wrangel Island, far north in the Arctic Ocean. Left alone at ten months old, the young female finds herself up against other bears who are bigger and stronger than she... Read more >
A Warmer World
A Warmer World
Written by Caroline Arnold, Illustrated by Jamie Hogan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580892674
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A Warmer World

Written by Caroline Arnold
Illustrated by Jamie Hogan


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2012
Price: $7.95

Adapt, or face extinction.

The golden toad used to inhabit the cloud forests of Costa Rica, but when the weather became too warm and dried up the pools where its eggs hatched, the golden toad disappeared. It has not been seen in more than twenty years. This amphibian is just one of... Read more >
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #21: Leprechauns and Irish Folklore
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #21: Leprechauns and Irish Folklore
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce, Illustrated by Sal Murdocca
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307975515
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Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #21: Leprechauns and Irish Folklore
A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #43: Leprechaun in Late Winter
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce
Illustrated by Sal Murdocca


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: January 25, 2012
Price: $5.99

Track the facts with Jack and Annie!
 
When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #43: Leprechaun in Late Winter, they had lots of questions. What are leprechauns? How do we know many of the old Irish stories? How do fairies spend their time? Who speaks the Irish language?... Read more >
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Black Gold
Black Gold
Written by Albert Marrin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375896866
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Black Gold
The Story of Oil in Our Lives
Written by Albert Marrin


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $9.99

Oil is not pretty, but it is a resource that drives the modern world.  It has made fortunes for the lucky few and provided jobs for millions of ordinary folks.

Thick and slippery, crude oil has an evil smell. Yet without it, life as we live it today would be impossible. Oil... Read more >
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Busy as a Bee! (Dr. Seuss/Cat in the Hat)
Busy as a Bee! (Dr. Seuss/Cat in the Hat)
Written by Mary Tillworth, Illustrated by Christopher Moroney
Format: Board
ISBN: 9780307930118
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Busy as a Bee! (Dr. Seuss/Cat in the Hat)

Written by Mary Tillworth
Illustrated by Christopher Moroney


Format: Board, 12 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $9.99

The Cat in the Hat is off and away on a buzzing adventure! In this novelty board book featuring two-sided crayons and a die-cut handle, kids ages 3-7 will enter the world of Dr. Seuss to learn how honey is made. Activities range from drawing a crown for the Queen Bee... Read more >
Look for the Lorax
Look for the Lorax
Written by Tish Rabe
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375869990
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Look for the Lorax

Written by Tish Rabe


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $3.99

Look out for the Lorax! Dr. Seuss's lovable grump makes his Step into Reading debut in this wonderland adventure through hills of green where the Truffula trees sway. Through easy words and simple sentences, the youngest readers will discover the Lorax's paradise, from singing Swomee-Swans to playful Bar-ba-loots. Read more >
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Look for the Lorax
Look for the Lorax
Written by Tish Rabe
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375969997
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Look for the Lorax

Written by Tish Rabe


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 32 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $12.99

Look out for the Lorax! Dr. Seuss's lovable grump makes his Step into Reading debut in this wonderland adventure through hills of green where the Truffula trees sway. Through easy words and simple sentences, the youngest readers will discover the Lorax's paradise, from singing Swomee-Swans to playful Bar-ba-loots.


From the Trade Paperback... Read more >
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The Lorax Doodle Book
The Lorax Doodle Book
Written by Golden Books
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307929822
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The Lorax Doodle Book

Written by Golden Books


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $5.99

Dr. Seuss's furry Earth-lover is on the loose! This Lorax coloring and activity book is filled with more than 100 zany scenes to color and complete and also includes a sheet of stickers. Perfect for creative minds ages 3-7 who love to let their imaginations run wild—Seuss-style! Read more >
A Tree for Me!
A Tree for Me!
Written by Golden Books, Illustrated by Jan Gerardi
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307929815
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A Tree for Me!

Written by Golden Books
Illustrated by Jan Gerardi


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $3.99

Dr. Seuss's beloved Lorax is back in this 48-page coloring and activity book with eco-friendly stickers. Perfect for budding environmentalists ages 3-7. Read more >
North
North
Written by Nick Dowson, Illustrated by Patrick Benson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763652715
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North
The Amazing Story of Arctic Migration
Written by Nick Dowson
Illustrated by Patrick Benson


Format: Hardcover, 56 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2011
Price: $16.99

A passionate nature lover and a renowned artist trace the awe-inspiring spring migration of millions of creatures to the Arctic--the greatest journey on Earth.

At the top of our world is a huge wild place called the Arctic.

In the winter, it is a cold and barren land, where few animals can survive... Read more >
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Outbreak! Plagues That Changed History
Outbreak! Plagues That Changed History
Written by Bryn Barnard
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307489258
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Outbreak! Plagues That Changed History

Written by Bryn Barnard


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: October 26, 2011
Price: $9.99

“An engrossing introduction for young adult readers to the chillingly topical subject of man vs. microbe.” —The Wall Street Journal
 
Did the Black Death destroy medieval Europe? Did cholera pave the way for modern Manhattan? Did yellow fever help end the slave trade? Remarkably, the answer to all of these... Read more >
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Bang!
Bang!
Written by Michael Rubino
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616144722
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Bang!
How We Came to Be
Written by Michael Rubino


Format: Trade Paperback, 69 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $17.00

"Bang! And that was it, the beginning of everything."

So begins this beautifully illustrated, panoramic story of evolution. Author and illustrator Michael Rubino conveys not only the facts but also the excitement of the scientific explanation of our world, from the origin of the universe in the big bang to the... Read more >
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