Little Kids First Big Book of How

National Geographic Kids, 2016

This book takes a closer look at the things that surround kids every day and how they work--from cars to vacuum cleaners, animal bodies to humans. Inspires kids to be curious, ask questions, and explore the world around them.

 

*Best Children’s Books of 2016, with a star for Outstanding Merit - Bank Street College of Education

 

 

 

Explore My World:  Snow Leopards

National Geographic Kids, 2014

In Explore My World: Snow Leopards, kids will discover rare and beautiful snow leopards: their habitat, how they’re suited to their a cold climate, and how they care for and teach their cubs.

Angry Birds Playground:  Dinosaurs

National Geographic Kids, 2013

It's an extraordinary day on Piggy Island because the Angry Birds haven't lost their eggs, they've found something amazing: a bone! Not a plain old bone—a huge and very old bone. What kind of giant creature could this bone have come from? That's a question for Mighty Eagle—the wisest bird they know. Join the Angry Birds on their imaginary trip through time to discover the most awesome animals ever to roam this planet: the dinosaurs! But why do the Angry Birds feel such a special bond with the ancient beasts? Maybe Mighty Eagle knows the answer!

 

Angry Birds Playground:  Animals

National Geographic Kids, 2012

The pigs have stolen the Angry Birds’ eggs and hidden them somewhere on earth. But where? Readers will accompany the birds on an around-the-world search. They’ll visit five different habitats, meet dozens of real-life animals, and learn that birds aren’t the only egg-laying animals. Hang with the fun-loving birds as they explore the Amazon jungle, the Pacific Ocean, the Mojave Desert, the grasslands of Tanzania and Tasmania, and the icy polar regions, all on a quest to find those eggs and bring them home where they belong!

Winter Wonderland

National Geographic Kids, 2010

A vibrant celebration of winter traditions and everything magical about this time of year.

 

Apples for Everyone

National Geographic Kids, 2009

This bright and breezy book will introduce young readers to America’s most popular fruit. Sure to inspire a rich appreciation of all things autumnal.

 

* Chicago Public Library Best of the Best of 2009

Everything Spring

National Geographic Kids, 2010

Stunning photography (baby animals, anyone?) and detailed imagery bring to life Spring's spirit of renewal.

 

*Best Children’s Books for Celebrating Spring, 3-21-14, Adventures in Learning (PBS)

Seed, Sprout, Pumpkin, Pie

National Geographic Kids, 2009

This beautifully photographed book about everybody’s favorite fall treat is sure to please kids both young and old. The glossy, festive images and lively text are sure to get your family in the mood to celebrate the season.

 

* Chicago Public Library Best of the Best of 2009

Cherry Blossoms Say Spring

National Geographic Kids, 2012

Cherry Blossoms Say Spring looks at the life cycle of a cherry tree and the history behind the gift of the Japanese cherry trees to our nation's capital. Vibrant scenes from the Cherry Blossom Festival and the flood of visitors to the Tidal Basin are balanced with shots of the natural beauty of these trees.