ANIMAL SHOWDOWN: ROUND 3
Jump into the ring to see which creatures earn their stripes in head-to-head matchups. Who will be crowned the next champion?
Wolverines and weasels battle it out for nastiest reputation. Chameleons and cuttlefish vie for the most colorful crown. Scorpions and jellyfish make their case as the venom victor. But wait till you get the 360-degree lowdown on these awesome animals before you pick your winner–you might be surprised by who comes out on top!
Stats, fun facts, photos, and in-depth profiles about each creature contender will help you size them up in more than a dozen mighty matchups. An epic eating contest provides a superfun ending for this jam-packed book, one that’s perfect for sports fans and animal-crazy kids ready to go to the mat for their favorite species.
With big-time sports style and drama, this fun book brings epic animal matchups to life, pitting awesome contenders against each other in all kinds of crazy competitions!
Enter the ring to witness an epic battle of brawn between an ant and an elephant! A chimp vs. a crow in a showdown of wits! An emporer penguin vs. a pygmy mamoset in a contest for cutest creature! Some of the victors might surprise you and all of these animals will amaze you! Stats, fun facts, photos, and in-depth profiles about each contender will help you pick winners for more than a dozen mighty matchups. A March Madness-style bracket at the end of the book allows readers to choose the ultimate champion! Perfect for sports fans and animal crazy kids ready to go to the mat for their favorite species. Animal Smackdown is the next best thing to actually seeing these animals go head-to-head!
National Geographic Kids brings its signature top-notch nonfiction content and beautiful full-color photography to this superfun new series for kids.
AWESOME 8 EPIC
Want to know the who/what/where of the coolest stuff on the planet? Count down with us in this fun picture list book, featuring the 8 most awesome things in over 50 fun categories.
Stunning photographs illustrate the countdowns that include such engaging topics as Most Ancient Mysteries, Amazing Mazes to Get Lost In, Seriously Cool Space Sensations, Most Mighty Miniatures, Funkiest Food Mash-ups, Most Fabulous Fairy Tale Fashion Pieces, Most Clever Creatures, Highest Altitude Adventures, and so much more. Text light, but content rich, this book is so graphically eye-catching, and, you know, totally awesome, it will spark kids’ curiosity and inspire them to explore the world.
AWESOME LEGO CREATIONS
Have a Blast Building New LEGO Toys, Animals, Scenes and Working Contraptions
Turn your pile of LEGO bricks into a day of fun! This unique activity book has step-by-step instructions and tons of photos to teach you how to build all-new and totally awesome robots and a robot lab, race cars to race your friends and jet planes to zoom across the room at lightning speed or fit in your pocket for on-the-go play. You can build wild animals then take your minifigures on a safari to see a lion, tiger, monkey and more! Build your own LEGO town with a playground, skate park and go-cart entertainment arena. Your knight minifigures will have a real adventure when they encounter a green fire-breathing dragon! Help the knights win the battle by building a catapult and a crossbow that really work.
Think you’re a LEGO pro? Then try the no-instruction projects, where you can put your creativity and LEGO building skills to the test by building something using just a photo as a guide. No matter how you use it, this book will help you and your family or friends have a crazy amount of fun building new toys and scenes with your LEGO bricks!
** More Than 50,000 Copies In Print! **
** NOW AVAILABLE! Epic LEGO Adventures With Bricks You Already Have, Sarah Dees’ follow-up book, is packed full of more amazing, creative step-by-step LEGO projects and humorous storylines that are perfect for every LEGO lover **
BEGINNER'S US ATLAS 3RD EDITION
The updated third edition of this popular atlas introduces young readers to the wonders of all of America’s states and territories, with maps, fun facts, geographical features, and more.
This fun, easy-to-use atlas takes kids on a journey around the U.S. to showcase what’s unique about each state and territory. Every profile starts with a colorful map and a lively essay and includes capital cities; population; important land and water features; state birds, flowers, and flags; and more. It’s all packaged in a bigger format, with a refreshed design, and bold, bright photos and illustrations.
National Geographic–known for its authoritative data, expert cartography, and beautiful photography–is the number one provider of atlases for people of all ages.
BEST KIDS' JOKES EVER! VOL. 2
Kids love learning new jokes–and telling old favorites again and again. Curated by the editors of Highlights(TM), here is a brand-new collection of cream-of-the-crop jokes that have been making kids laugh for years, combined with plenty of new-to-them jokes that will soon become favorites. Hilarious black-and-white cartoons round out the fun. What is black and white and red all over? An embarrassed zebra, of course!
This essential, side-splitting humor collection features 365 uproarious riddles and jokes–with lots of funny cartoons to add to the fun. Kids will love amusing themselves–and friends and family–with this hilarious collection of favorite jokes.
BEST KIDS' KNOCK KNOCK JOKES EVER, VOL. 2
Knock-knock jokes are wildly popular with kids. Curated by the editors at Highlights(TM), this new collection of animal knock-knock jokes in the Laugh Attack series is going to knock kids’ socks off and make them laugh out loud. Hilarious black-and-white cartoons round out the fun.
This side-splitting humor collection features 365 knock-knock jokes all about animals–with lots of funny cartoons to complement the jokes. Kids will love amusing themselves–and friends and family–with this ultimate animal knock-knock collection.
BIG WORLD OF FUN FACTS
Want to know which nation a dentist-turned-dictator rules? Where to find taxis shaped like coconuts? And who watches competitive cockroach racing? Then this is the book for you!
The Big World of Fun Facts from Lonely Planet Kids is packed with amazing facts and stories from around the world. From countries, food and folklore to sports, flags, animals and more, this fun and fascinating adventure will amaze and boggle your mind.
Themes to explore include:
- Nations of the world
- Government, politics and the law
- People and culture
- Life stages
- Religion and faith
- Food and drink
- Holiday and celebrations
- School and work
- Arts and entertainment
- Sports and games
- Transportation and communications
About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids–an imprint of the world’s leading travel authority Lonely Planet–published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travelers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!