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    • Atlas Of The Universe Book
    • Atlas Of The Universe Book
    • With 75 maps of the planets, constellations, and galaxies--and more than 800 illustrations--this visually stunning, oversized book brings the farthest reaches of outer space to readers firsthand. With cutaway views that depict what planets look like inside; topographical maps showing the… [ read more ]
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    • Hippos Can't Swim: And Other Fun Facts (Hardcover) Book
    • Hippos Can't Swim: And Other Fun Facts (Hardcover) Book
    • Did you know that hippos can’t swim? This hilarious book is full of fun facts about all sorts of animals, from sleepy ants to jellyfish that glow! Did you know that a zebra’s stripes are as unique as a human’s fingerprints? How about that ants take about 250 naps per day? Or that some… [ read more ]
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    • Naked Eggs And Exploding Potatoes (Paperback) Book
    • Naked Eggs And Exploding Potatoes (Paperback) Book
    • From Flying Toilet Paper to Kitchen Chemistry Quicksand, the experiments in Naked Eggs and Flying Potatoes will turn readers on to life’s small wonders. The author transforms the ordinary into the amazing as he makes everyday items ooze, bubble, fizz, bounce, and smoke. These easy and… [ read more ]
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    • Me On The Map (Paperback) Book
    • Me On The Map (Paperback) Book
    • Illustrated in full color. In this playful introduction to maps and geography, step by simple step, a young girl shows readers herself on a map of her room, her room on the map of her house, her house on the map of her street--all the way to her country on a map of the world. Once the reader… [ read more ]
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    • The Most Extreme Predator Book
    • The Most Extreme Predator Book
    • Get up close and personal with the wildest wild animals in the world! Introduce children to the most extreme animals! Based on the popular Animal Planet™ television show The Most Extreme, this colorful new series gives kids ages 8 to 12 amazing facts and amusing stories about the most… [ read more ]
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    • The Big Book of Sharks
    • The Big Book of Sharks
    • For a week every summer for the last 25 years, millions have been glued to their TV screens, mesmerized by Discovery Channel's Shark Week programming. THE BIG BOOK OF SHARKS captures the excitement of Shark Week between 2 covers-with spectacular photos, intense stories, and endlessly… [ read more ]
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    • Wonders of the Universe (Hardcover)
    • Wonders of the Universe (Hardcover)
    • An unprecedented exploration of the cosmos: This gorgeously illustrated # 1 London Times-bestselling tie-in to the hugely successful BBC documentary series is now available in the US, timed to coincide with the show's US premiere on Discovery's Science Channel. Experience our universe as… [ read more ]
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    • The Best Book Of Sharks (Paperback)
    • The Best Book Of Sharks (Paperback)
    • Enter the mysterious underwater world of the shark, and discover how the various members of this fascinating family of fish are perfectly adapted to their environments. Large, colorful spreads complemented by step-by-step illustrations and informative captions provide children with a… [ read more ]
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    • Scratch & Sketch Travel (Hardcover) Book
    • Scratch & Sketch Travel (Hardcover) Book
    • Travel around the globe and visit some of the most interesting places in the world. Learn about them, and then you can scratch and sketch yourself in your favorite place on earth. Contains 20 drawings plus rainbow and holographic foil scratch-off pages and a special wood stylus. Audience:… [ read more ]
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    • Cosmos (Paperback) Book
    • Cosmos (Paperback) Book
    • Cosmos is one of the bestselling science books of all time. In clear-eyed prose, Sagan reveals a jewel-like blue world inhabited by a life form that is just beginning to discover its own identity and to venture into the vast ocean of space. Featuring a new Introduction by Sagan’s… [ read more ]
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    • Child's Intro To The Night Sky (Hardcover) Book
    • Child's Intro To The Night Sky (Hardcover) Book
    • Children eight and up will enjoy this conversational but information-packed introduction to astronomy and stargazing, which includes the achievements of the great scientists, the history of space exploration, the story of our solar system, the myths behind the constellations, and how to… [ read more ]
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    • Christmas Craft Fun (Hardcover) Book
    • Christmas Craft Fun (Hardcover) Book
    • It’s getting cold outside! But we’re staying toasty warm making fun Christmas characters out of PLAY-DOH! Join your guide, Holiday Hound, for some Christmas-inspired PLAY-DOH sculpting tutorials. In no time you’ll be molding your own candy canes, bows, drums, and even your very own snowman.… [ read more ]
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    • Counting Bunnies (Board Book) Book
    • Counting Bunnies (Board Book) Book
    • Busy bunnies get kids counting in this lively romp from one to ten. First there’s one bunny sitting all alone, then there are two bunnies chatting on the phone--and before you know it, there’s a whole bunch of bunnies doing everything from putting on a magic show to throwing a pool party! By… [ read more ]
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    • Deadliest Catch Cookbook
    • Deadliest Catch Cookbook
    • Become quite the catch when you incorporate recipes from one of the world’s most fearless men. Travis Lofland of the Deadliest Catch teamed with his Cordon Bleu trained brother to bring this experience-seasoned cookbook to your kitchen counter. Recipes are sprinkled with real like fishing… [ read more ]
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    • Dinosaurs Book
    • Dinosaurs Book
    • Dinosaurs! is filled with giant glorious illustrations -- over 75 paintings in all. Created by the world's artists, they capture scientists' latest way of looking at dinosaurs as fast, active, and often deadly creatures. Dinosaurs! also features art and information about new and recent… [ read more ]
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    • Germs Make Me Sick (Paperback) Book
    • Germs Make Me Sick (Paperback) Book
    • An introduction to bacteria and viruses combines informative charts and diagrams with a humorous text and entertaining, colorful illustrations, and explains how the body fights against germ invasion. Simultaneous. Audience: Children - Grade 2-3, Age 7-8 [ read more ]
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    • Global Babies (Hardcover) Book
    • Global Babies (Hardcover) Book
    • Appealing photos of babies from seventeen cultures around the globe are woven together by simple narration. GLOBAL BABIES presents children in cultural context. Diverse settings highlight specific differences in clothing, daily life, and traditions, as well as demonstrate that babies around… [ read more ]
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    • Good Horse Bad Habits (Paperback) Book
    • Good Horse Bad Habits (Paperback) Book
    • A go-to manual for any horse owner, this book addresses a range of equine behavioral problems, from the mild, refusing to stand still or tail rubbing, to the severe, rearing under saddle or attacking other horses. With topics broken into four main categories—bad habits in the stable,… [ read more ]
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    • Jim Henson: The Biography (Hardcover) Book
    • Jim Henson: The Biography (Hardcover) Book
    • Millions around the world know the name; millions more may know him by the countless iconic characters he created. Kermit the Frog. Bert and Ernie. Grover. Miss Piggy. Big Bird. The Muppets. All of these creations, and more, sprang from the fertile imagination of James Maury Henson, one of… [ read more ]
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    • Kids Meet The: Dinosaurs Book
    • Kids Meet The: Dinosaurs Book
    • Dinosaurs come to life in the wonderful Kids Meet series, with its appealing die-cut elements that pop off the edges of every page. Filled with terrific information and extraordinary illustrations, it feeds kids’ imaginations and transports them to a time eons ago when these fascinating… [ read more ]
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    • Let's Create Shapes (Board Book) Book
    • Let's Create Shapes (Board Book) Book
    • Where can you find basic shapes? Everywhere! This delightful adventure takes children on a trip through town, where they learn basic shape recognition—a key preschool math skill. Kids follow Brother and Sister Bear to the beach, the park, the city, and many other stops, identifying circles,… [ read more ]
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    • Little Blue Truck (Hardcover) Book
    • Little Blue Truck (Hardcover) Book
    • Beep! Beep! Beep! Meet Blue. A muddy country road is no match for this little pick up--that is, until he gets stuck while pushing a dump truck out of the muck. Luckily, Blue has made a pack of farm animal friends along his route. And they're willing to do whatever it takes to get their pal… [ read more ]
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    • Locomotive (Hardcover) Book
    • Locomotive (Hardcover) Book
    • The Caldecott Medal Winner, Sibert Honor Book, and New York Times bestseller Locomotive is a rich and detailed sensory exploration of America’s early railroads, from the creator of the “stunning” (Booklist) Moonshot.It is the summer of 1869, and trains, crews, and family are traveling… [ read more ]
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    • My Big Truck Book (Hardcover) Book
    • My Big Truck Book (Hardcover) Book
    • This is the perfect book for kids who love trucks. On the big, sturdy board pages, they’ll discover bright, bold photographs of all different kinds of trucks, from farm trucks to fire trucks to construction vehicles. Each has their name written underneath, so that children can learn what… [ read more ]
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    • My First 100 Trucks (Hardcover) Book
    • My First 100 Trucks (Hardcover) Book
    • Your little one will love to discover the incredible trucks and things that go inside this bright board book. There are 100 different truck photographs to look at and talk about, and 100 truck names to read and learn, too. The pages are made from tough board for hours of fun reading, and the… [ read more ]
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    • My First 100 Words (Board Book) Book
    • My First 100 Words (Board Book) Book
    • Playing with PLAY-DOH is a favorite pastime, but who knew that it could be educational too? From animals to nature to vehicles to food, this delightful collection of PLAY-DOH illustrations and word labels helps develop young children’s vocabularies and set them on to the path to reading.… [ read more ]
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    • My First 100 Words: Animals! (Board Book) Book
    • My First 100 Words: Animals! (Board Book) Book
    • Children have a natural curiosity about animals and the world around them. Turn that curiosity into learning with PLAY-DOH: My First 100 Words: Animals. Featuring everything from bugs to butterflies, lions to lemurs, readers ages two and up will build their vocabulary one critter at a time.… [ read more ]
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    • Papa's Mechanical Fish (Reinforced) Book
    • Papa's Mechanical Fish (Reinforced) Book
    • Clink! Clankety-bang! Thump-whirr! That's the sound of Papa at work. Although he is an inventor, he has never made anything that works perfectly, and that's because he hasn't yet found a truly fantastic idea. But when he takes his family fishing on Lake Michigan, his daughter Virena asks,… [ read more ]
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    • Planets In Our Solar System (Paperback) Book
    • Planets In Our Solar System (Paperback) Book
    • Where is it partly cloudy and 860°F?Venus. Read about the eight planets in our solar system and Earth's special place in it. This book also includes instructions for making your own solar system mobile, and on the new "Find Out More" page learn how to track the moon and visit the best plant… [ read more ]
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    • Ready, Set, Green Book (Paperback)
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    • Ready, Set, Green Book (Paperback)
    • The paperback Ready, Set, Green book gives readers a do-it-yourself guide to a greener lifestyle. The tips from the experts at TreeHugger.com come tested and ready-made for better health, greater savings and smarter living. The green living book lays out an eight-week plan ideal for novices… [ read more ]
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    • Sharks (Paperback) Book
    • Sharks (Paperback) Book
    • If you believe the movies and books about shark attacks, you probably think that sharks are the biggest, scariest animals on the planet. But are all sharks the giant man hunters they are so often made out to be? What do they eat, where do they swim, and what do they do on weekends? Dive in… [ read more ]
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    • Space (Hardcover) Book
    • Space (Hardcover) Book
    • Open your eyes to a world of discovery with this amazing fact-packed book. From the Solar System to the Milky Way, from Mars to Mercury, from UFOs to the Space Shuttle, Space is an ideal first guide to the mysteries and wonders of our incredible universe. Written in an accessible and fun… [ read more ]
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    • Trees and Forests of America (Hardcover)
    • Trees and Forests of America (Hardcover)
    • The hardcover Trees and Forests of America book features 200 hundred spectacular photographs of America's trees. Noted photographer Tim Palmer has a gift for representing nature in all its grandeur. In his newest nature book, Trees and Forests of America, Palmer delves deep into forests from… [ read more ]
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    • Weather (Paperback) Book
    • Weather (Paperback) Book
    • Exceptional nonfiction for children from two of the most trusted names in science education: Seymour Simon and the Smithsonian Institution.Seymour Simon has been called "the dean of the [children's science book] field" by the New York Times. He has written more than 250 books for young… [ read more ]
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    • Who Says Women Can't Be Doctors (Hardcover) Book
    • Who Says Women Can't Be Doctors (Hardcover) Book
    • In the 1830s, when a brave and curious girl named Elizabeth Blackwell was growing up, women were supposed to be wives and mothers. Some women could be teachers or seamstresses, but career options were few. Certainly no women were doctors.But Elizabeth refused to accept the common beliefs… [ read more ]
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