100 MOST AWESOME THINGS ON THE PLANET
100 MOST AWESOME THINGS ON THE PLANET

As a follow up to 100 Most Dangerous Things on the Planet and 100 Most Disgusting Things on the Planet , 100 Most Awesome Things on the Planet highlights the Grand Canyon, Great Wall of China, Angel Falls, Amazon River, Aurora Borealis, biggest supertanker, longest bridge, smartest robot, fastest rocket, and more. Each spread includes a rating from 1 to 5 indicating how “awesome” the item is, along with amazing facts, quirky side panels, and lots of full-color photos.

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100 MOST DESTRUCTIVE NATURAL DISASTERS
100 MOST DESTRUCTIVE NATURAL DISASTERS

Gigantic, powerful, devastating–these are the 100 most destructive natural disasters ever.
Next in the successful 100 MOST series, 100 Most Destructive Natural Disasters Ever will feature the world’s most devastating hurricanes, earthquakes, and other natural disasters. This book will investigate Mother Nature’s worst moments, from the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami that killed over 200,000 people to the historic 1900 Galveston hurricane. It’s everything you ever wanted to know about natural disasters and a whole lot of things you didn’t.

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100 SCIENTISTS WHO MADE HISTORY
100 SCIENTISTS WHO MADE HISTORY

Through the life stories of scientists and innovators like Leonardo da Vinci, Albert Einstein, Marie Curie, and more, STEAM concepts come to life engaging readers of all ages.

Full of the true-life stories of scientists and innovators who have shaped our society and how we see the world around us, this book puts major scientific discoveries into context. Readers learn who inspired whom, and which discoveries laid the groundwork for more amazing innovation. Biologists, chemists, physicists, doctors, coders, astronauts are all featured including Hippocrates, Aristotle, Watson & Crick, Franklin, Kepler, Salk, Turing, deGrasse Tyson, and more. Perfect for book reports, school projects, or anytime reading to satisfy and educate curious minds.

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1001+ FANTASTIC FACTS ABOUT SCIENCE
1001+ FANTASTIC FACTS ABOUT SCIENCE

Did you know that one bolt of lightning contains enough energy to toast 100,000 pieces of bread, and humans share 50% of their DNA with bananas? Discover over 1001 fascinating science facts, playful illustrations, and eye-popping infographics in this handy and absorbing guide.

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125 COOL INVENTIONS
125 COOL INVENTIONS

The future is now! Super smart toilets, sweet dream machines, bread buttering toasters, and flying hotels — this fun and informative book gives curious kids the inside scoop on 125 amazing real inventions. It’s sure to get gadget gurus, techies, and computer geeks thinking about the world of infinite possibilities. If there was an invention that could knock your socks off, you’d find it here!

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A BLACK HOLE IS NOT A HOLE
A BLACK HOLE IS NOT A HOLE

A black hole isn’t really a hole . . . is it? Get ready to S-T-R-E-T-C-H your mind with this beloved and best-selling science book. Updated with an all-new chapter about the first black-hole image ever!

What are black holes, what causes them, and how the heck did scientists discover them? Acclaimed STEM writer Carolyn DeCristofano’s playful text shares how astronomers find black holes, introduces our nearest black-hole neighbors, and provides an excellent introduction to an extremely complex scientific topic. Gorgeous space paintings supplement real telescopic images, and funny doodles and speech bubbles keep the content light and fun.

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A FROG'S LIFE
A FROG'S LIFE

A stunningly illustrated introduction to our planet’s many frog species!

Frogs, frogs, and more frogs! This exciting survey of the world’s frog species will introduce children to varieties as diverse as the golden poison frog (the planet’s most toxic animal), the Amau frog (so tiny it’s no bigger than a
housefly), and the Chinese gliding frog (which can “fly” up to 17 feet)!

Their different hunting techniques, preferred foods, body types, and methods of defense are covered, as are the universal basics of the frog life cycle. Colorful, scientifically accurate illustration is paired with a distinguished
nonfiction writer’s plain, energetic text in this excellent introduction to the diversity and fundamentals of frogs. Back matter includes information on frog disappearances and conservation efforts.

A Cybils Awards Finalist in the Elementary Nonfiction category!

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ABOUT AMPHIBIANS
ABOUT AMPHIBIANS

This beginner’s guide offers a first glimpse into the natural world of amphibians.
In this addition to the acclaimed About… series, educator and author Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy-to-understand language to teach children what amphibians are, how they look, how they move, what they eat, and where they live. With beautifully detailed, realistic paintings, noted wildlife illustrator John Sill introduces readers to a variety of amphibians, from frogs and toads to salamanders and more. An afterword provides details on the animals featured and inspires readers to learn more.

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ABOUT AMPHIBIANS
ABOUT AMPHIBIANS

This beginner’s guide offers a first glimpse into the natural world of amphibians.
In this addition to the acclaimed About… series, educator and author Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy-to-understand language to teach children what amphibians are, how they look, how they move, what they eat, and where they live. With beautifully detailed, realistic paintings, noted wildlife illustrator John Sill introduces readers to a variety of amphibians, from frogs and toads to salamanders and more. An afterword provides details on the animals featured and inspires readers to learn more.

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ABOUT AMPHIBIANS/SOBRA LOS ANFIBIOS
ABOUT AMPHIBIANS/SOBRA LOS ANFIBIOS

This beginner’s guide offers a first glimpse into the natural world of amphibians.
In this addition to the acclaimed About… series, educator and author Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy-to-understand language to teach children what amphibians are, how they look, how they move, what they eat, and where they live. With beautifully detailed, realistic paintings, noted wildlife illustrator John Sill introduces readers to a variety of amphibians, from frogs and toads to salamanders and more. An afterword provides details on the animals featured and inspires readers to learn more.

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ABOUT ARACHNIDS
ABOUT ARACHNIDS

This beginner’s guide offers a first glimpse into the complex world of arachnids.
In this addition to the acclaimed About… series, educator and author Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy-to-understand language to teach children what arachnids are, how they live, what they eat, and how they reproduce. With beautifully detailed, realistic paintings, noted wildlife illustrator John Sill introduces readers to the diversity of the arachnid population, from the poisonous Brown Recluse Spider to the innocuous Giant Desert Hairy Scorpion. An afterword provides further details on the fascinating, often misunderstood arachnids to inspire young readers to learn more.

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ABOUT BIRDS
ABOUT BIRDS

This beginner’s guide offers a first glimpse into the natural world of birds.
In this addition to the acclaimed About… series, educator and author Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy-to-understand language to teach children what birds are, what they do, and how they live. With beautifully detailed, realistic paintings, noted wildlife illustrator John Sill introduces readers to the diverse and natural world of birds. An afterword provides further details on the birds featured and inspires young readers to learn more.

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