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Cars on Mars
Cars on Mars
Written by Alexandra Siy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570914638
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Cars on Mars
Roving the Red Planet
Written by Alexandra Siy


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2011
Price: $9.95

In CARS ON MARS readers can follow the course of NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover (MER) mission as twin rovers Spirit and Opportunity explore the Red Planet. Learn how scientists determined that there was once water on Mars and how the Earthbound NASA team resolved problems with the rovers from afar in... Read more >
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Caterpillars
Caterpillars
Written by Marilyn Singer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780979745577
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Caterpillars

Written by Marilyn Singer


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2011
Price: $14.95

Caterpillars attract children like magnets--their shapes, colors, and locomotion styles are impossible to resist. Now children can explore the dazzling diversity of the world's caterpillars illustrated in hundreds of full-color photographs. The charm of these larval forms of moths and butterflies is captured in verse and easy-to-follow narrative text by award-winning... Read more >
Ralph Masiello's Robot Drawing Book
Ralph Masiello's Robot Drawing Book
Written by Ralph Masiello, Illustrated by Ralph Masiello
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570915369
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Ralph Masiello's Robot Drawing Book

Written by Ralph Masiello
Illustrated by Ralph Masiello


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2011
Price: $7.95

Illustrator Ralph Masiello shares his love of robots in this newest addition to his popular drawing series. Step-by-step diagrams show young artists how to use simple shapes and lines to create basic robots.

Challenge steps and a visit to the "spare part warehouse" encourage kids to customize their designs with dials, switches... Read more >
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Ralph Masiello's Robot Drawing Book
Ralph Masiello's Robot Drawing Book
Written by Ralph Masiello, Illustrated by Ralph Masiello
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781570915352
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Ralph Masiello's Robot Drawing Book

Written by Ralph Masiello
Illustrated by Ralph Masiello


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2011
Price: $16.95

Illustrator Ralph Masiello shares his love of robots in this newest addition to his popular drawing series. Step-by-step diagrams show young artists how to use simple shapes and lines to create basic robots.

Challenge steps and a visit to the "spare part warehouse" encourage kids to customize their designs with dials, switches... Read more >
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Micro Mania
Micro Mania
Written by Jordan D. Brown
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781936140473
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Micro Mania

Written by Jordan D. Brown


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2011
Price: $9.95

Get ready to be grossed out!

Try not to panic, but a million creatures are crawling all over your skin--wriggling on your legs, your neck, your scalp...everywhere! And that's only on the outside of our bodies. Trillions more of these itty-bitty things are thriving INSIDE!

Here's a big treat for every kid who... Read more >
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Older than The Stars
Older than The Stars
Written by Karen C. Fox, Illustrated by Nancy Davis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570917882
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Older than The Stars

Written by Karen C. Fox
Illustrated by Nancy Davis


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2011
Price: $7.95

How old are you?--Older than you think.

In a way, we are all as old as the universe itself. In fact, every bit of every one of us was created in the Big Bang, billions of years ago.

Stunning illustrations and lively verse tell the story of the cosmic connections that tie human... Read more >
Thomas and the Castle (Thomas & Friends)
Thomas and the Castle (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry, Illustrated by Tommy Stubbs
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375986178
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Thomas and the Castle (Thomas & Friends)

Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Tommy Stubbs


Format: eBook, 32 pages
On Sale: May 11, 2011
Price: $9.99

Percy has been telling ghost stories about Rolf’s Castle, the old ruin near one of the main lines. Thomas doesn’t want to believe in ghosts, but when odd things keep happening, he gets nervous. But on an important, special run, Thomas starts to figure out that mysterious happenings usually have reasonable...

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Lady Liberty: Candlewick Biographies
Lady Liberty: Candlewick Biographies
Written by Doreen Rappaport, Illustrated by Matt Tavares
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763653019
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Lady Liberty: Candlewick Biographies
A Biography
Written by Doreen Rappaport
Illustrated by Matt Tavares


Format: Trade Paperback, 40 pages
On Sale: May 10, 2011
Price: $7.99

A powerfully moving, authentic portrait of the Statue of Liberty, told through the eyes of those who created her and illustrated in glorious detail.

"Soon America will be one hundred years old. I share my dream of a birthday gift."

It begins in 1865 as a romantic idea, but ten years later Édouard... Read more >
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Witness to Disaster: Tsunamis

Written by Judy Fradin
Edited by Dennis Fradin


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: May 4, 2011
Price: $4.95

It’s another beautiful day of your paradise vacation in South Asia. You look out onto a calm sea on this day after Christmas, already looking forward to ringing in 2005. But why is the ocean receding so far from shore? Are those fish flapping around in the sand? Something is not... Read more >
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Tornado!
Tornado!
Written by Judy Fradin and Dennis Fradin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426307799
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Tornado!
The Story Behind These Twisting, Turning, Spinning, and Spiraling Storms
Written by Judy Fradin and Dennis Fradin


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: April 12, 2011
Price: $16.95

Through riveting narrative and eyewitness stories, young readers learn what it's really like to be caught in a monster tornado. Captivating first-person accounts and news reports detail survivors' experiences of the most destructive tornadoes ever to occur in the United States. And thrill-seekers' reports add to the drama and suspense. Historical... Read more >
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Tornado!
Tornado!
Written by Judy Fradin and Dennis Fradin
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426307805
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Tornado!
The Story Behind These Twisting, Turning, Spinning, and Spiraling Storms
Written by Judy Fradin and Dennis Fradin


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: April 12, 2011
Price: $26.90

Through riveting narrative and eyewitness stories, young readers learn what it's really like to be caught in a monster tornado. Captivating first-person accounts and news reports detail survivors' experiences of the most destructive tornadoes ever to occur in the United States. And thrill-seekers' reports add to the drama and suspense. Historical... Read more >
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13 Planets
13 Planets
Written by David A. Aguilar
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426307706
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13 Planets
The Latest View of the Solar System
Written by David A. Aguilar


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $16.95

First, Pluto left. Then it came back, along with Ceres and Eris...and now Haumea and MakeMake, too! The recent actions of the International Astronomical Union have put every solar system book out of date. In response, National Geographic joins forces with David Aguilar of the Harvard Smithsonian Astronomical Observatory to revise... Read more >
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13 Planets
13 Planets
Written by David A. Aguilar
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426307713
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13 Planets
The Latest View of the Solar System
Written by David A. Aguilar


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $25.90

First, Pluto left. Then it came back, along with Ceres and Eris...and now Haumea and MakeMake, too! The recent actions of the International Astronomical Union have put every solar system book out of date. In response, National Geographic joins forces with David Aguilar of the Harvard Smithsonian Astronomical Observatory to revise... Read more >
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Amazing Animals
Amazing Animals
Written by Margriet Ruurs, Illustrated by W. Allan Hancock
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780887769733
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Amazing Animals
The Remarkable Things That Creatures Do
Written by Margriet Ruurs
Illustrated by W. Allan Hancock


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $17.95

Did you know that the oldest insect lived more than 350 million years ago? That’s more than 100 million years before the dinosaurs! Did you know that a slug has three noses, an octopus has three hearts, and that an earthworm has no eyes, no nose, no ears, and no lungs... Read more >
Human Footprint
Human Footprint
Written by Ellen Kirk
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426307676
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Human Footprint
Everything You Will Eat, Use, Wear, Buy, and Throw Out in Your Lifetime
Written by Ellen Kirk


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $6.95

What is your human footprint? Well, it's 13,056 pints of milk, 28,433 showers, 12,888 oranges, 14,518 candy bars, and $52,972 worth of clothes, all in one lifetime. Makes you want to step more lightly on the planet! Perfectly timed for Earth Day, this book doesn't preach or judge, but simply shows... Read more >
Just the Right Size
Just the Right Size
Written by Nicola Davies, Illustrated by Neal Layton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763653002
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Just the Right Size
Why Big Animals Are Big and Little Animals Are Little
Written by Nicola Davies
Illustrated by Neal Layton


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $7.99

From a celebrated team comes a fascinating look at why we don’t have super powers (alas) — and why size matters, for creatures big and small.

Did you ever wonder why there are no high-fl ying, wall-climbing, tall-building-leaping superheroes in real life? Find out what keeps big animals (like us) from engaging... Read more >
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May the Best Engine Win (Thomas & Friends)
May the Best Engine Win (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry, Illustrated by Tommy Stubbs
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375986963
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May the Best Engine Win (Thomas & Friends)

Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Tommy Stubbs


Format: eBook, 32 pages
On Sale: February 23, 2011
Price: $9.99

Thomas has a new friend in the Yard, Emily, and she is determined to prove that she is as Really Useful as Thomas. One day, she challenges Thomas to a race. Whoever can do their jobs the fastest is the winner. Soon they are off, each on a whirlwind rush around... Read more >
Busy Elephants
Busy Elephants
Written by John Schindel, Photographed by Martin Harvey
Format: Board
ISBN: 9781582463834
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Busy Elephants

Written by John Schindel
Photographed by Martin Harvey


Format: Board, 20 pages
On Sale: February 22, 2011
Price: $6.99

Stunning photographs of wild African elephants are paired with rhyming, toddler-appropriate action verbs. Babies and toddlers will delight in seeing elephants of all sizes in their natural habitat as they romp, stomp, stretch, step, splash, dash, and more. This is the 14th book in the popular Busy Book series. Read more >
Oscar and the Bird
Oscar and the Bird
Written by Geoff Waring, Illustrated by Geoff Waring
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763653026
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Oscar and the Bird
A Book about Electricity
Written by Geoff Waring
Illustrated by Geoff Waring


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: February 22, 2011
Price: $6.99

Two new Start with Science books introduce kids to core science concepts through engaging stories, fresh illustrations, and supplemental activities.

When Oscar the kitten finds a tractor in a field and accidentally turns on the windshield wipers, he is full of questions about electricity. Luckily, Bird knows the answers! With the help... Read more >
Oscar and the Snail
Oscar and the Snail
Written by Geoff Waring, Illustrated by Geoff Waring
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763653033
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Oscar and the Snail
A Book About Things That We Use
Written by Geoff Waring
Illustrated by Geoff Waring


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: February 22, 2011
Price: $6.99

Two new Start with Science books introduce kids to core science concepts through engaging stories, fresh illustrations, and supplemental activities.

One day Oscar comes across a nest made of twigs and leaves, perfect for sheltering eggs. It makes him wonder about all the things we use — like glass, paper, plastic, and... Read more >
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Silk and Venom
Silk and Venom
Written by Kathryn Lasky, Photographed by Christopher G. Knight
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763642228
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Silk and Venom
Searching for a Dangerous Spider
Written by Kathryn Lasky
Photographed by Christopher G. Knight


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: February 22, 2011
Price: $16.99

Join a researcher on a passionate hunt for poisonous spiders, captured in the engaging prose and stunning photos of a masterful team.

Love them, hate them — spiders are feared and misunderstood by many, but certainly not by biology professor and arachnologist Greta Binford. Eager and willing to share her knowledge, she... Read more >
How the Weather Works
How the Weather Works
Written by Christiane Dorion, Illustrated by Beverley Young
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763652623
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How the Weather Works
A Hands-on Guide to Our Changing Climate
Written by Christiane Dorion
Illustrated by Beverley Young


Format: Hardcover, 20 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2011
Price: $17.99

What is a tornado? Why does it snow? How is a hurricane created? Find out in this novelty-packed introduction to our planet’s weather.

Tackling both normal and extreme scenarios, this is an entertaining and enlightening exploration of the world’s weather. With bright, friendly illustrations, plus pop-ups, pull-tabs, and booklets, this interactive book... Read more >
Animal Eggs
Animal Eggs
Written by Dawn Cusick and Joanne O'Sullivan, Illustrated by Susan Greenelsh
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780979745539
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Animal Eggs
An Amazing Clutch of Mysteries and Marvels
Written by Dawn Cusick and Joanne O'Sullivan
Illustrated by Susan Greenelsh


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2011
Price: $14.95

Kids who like animals will love ANIMAL EGGS! Discover amazing colors and dozens of shapes and sizes--pink, yellow, orange, red, purple eggs, spotted eggs, speckled eggs, see-through eggs, and so many more. Explore dozens of wild and wonderful ways animals protect their eggs: male fish that protect hundreds of eggs in... Read more >
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How Did That Get In My Lunchbox?
How Did That Get In My Lunchbox?
Written by Chris Butterworth, Illustrated by Lucia Gaggiotti
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763650056
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How Did That Get In My Lunchbox?
The Story of Food
Written by Chris Butterworth
Illustrated by Lucia Gaggiotti


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: January 25, 2011
Price: $12.99

Fresh retro artwork lures little readers on a tasty trip to farms, dairies, and more. Yum!

The best part of a young child’s day is often opening a lunchbox and diving in. But how did all that delicious food get there? Who made the bread for the sandwich? What about the cheese... Read more >
Going Buggy! (Dr. Seuss/Cat in the Hat)
Going Buggy! (Dr. Seuss/Cat in the Hat)
Written by Golden Books, Illustrated by Aristides Ruiz
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375872150
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Going Buggy! (Dr. Seuss/Cat in the Hat)
Insects and Spiders to Paint
Written by Golden Books
Illustrated by Aristides Ruiz


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2011
Price: $7.99

Based on several episodes of The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!, the new animated series on PBS Kids, this Deluxe Paint Box Book features 64 pages of insects to paint! Kids ages 3-7 will love bringing ants, bees, fireflies, and more to life with 16 different watercolors and... Read more >
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