A nonfiction picture book history of Monopoly, one of the world's most famous games --
Offers minecrafters a guide on how to create and play player-versus-player minigames in Minecraft.
An introduction to typographic design for children of all ages. Letters From New York encourages letter recognition, observation, spelling and design skills -- cover [page 4].
An inspiring picture book sports biography about two of the greatest female tennis players of all-time, outsiders who just happen to be sisters--~An inspiring picture book sports biography about two of the greatest female tennis players of all-time, outsiders who just happen to be sisters. Everyone knows the names Venus & Serena Williams. They've become synonymous with championships, hard work, and with shaking up the tennis world. This picture book, by an award-winning sports journalist who knows the Williams family personally, details the sisters' journey from a barely-there tennis court in Compton, CA, to becoming the #1 ranked women in the sport of tennis--
What do JoJo and BowBow like to do when they're off camera and relaxing at home? Thus duo is dedicated to sparkles, bows, cupcakes, and everything cute! Never-before-seen shots of BowBow and JoJo--plus exclusive JoJo quotes--offer readers an up-close-and-personal peek into the famous pair's daily lives in Los Angeles, where stars--and doggie divas--are born. -- Back cover.
Covering the essential curriculum areas of human geography, physical geography, geology, and ecology, First Earth Encyclopedia is a comprehensive introduction to the world around us. The engaging style of DK's First Reference series is applied to such topics as where and how people live, how to use maps, weather, world environments, and the changing climate -- inspiring younger readers to think about their own place in the world. -- Provided by publisher.
Discover the world of cats in this guide to our favorite fluffy friends. Find out what meowing and purring really mean. Then learn how to keep your pet healthy and happy with lots of cat care tips. There are more than 40 breeds to meet, from fluffy Persians to silky Bengals. Which one would you choose? -- Back cover.
Discover the world of dogs in this guide to our favorite furry friends. Find out what barking and tail wagging really mean. Then learn how to keep your pet healthy and happy with lots of dog care tips. There are more than 40 breeds to meet, from fluffy Poodles to spotted Dalmatians. Which one would you choose? -- Back cover.
Offers instructions for interactive activities, crafts, and experiments designed to supplement what young readers learn in school, including creating marshmallow constellations, a lion mosaic, and fizzing balloons.
Presents information about Pearl Harbor covering everything from the history of WWII to the details of the attack.
Presents an introduction to the Python programming language with illustrated steps for creating games, including puzzles, quizzes, and strategy games.
What do Mother Theresa, Honest Abe, and Mahatma Gandhi have in common? They're all too good for this book, that's what. Sure, you'll find some familiar faces like Queen Elizabeth I and Thomas Edison in here, but you'll learn that behind their angelic smiles were cunning con artists who stole their way to gold and greatness. Follow the trail of twelve trouble-makers to learn what really made the Mona Lisa the most iconic painting in the world, meet the most powerful pirate from history (it's probably not who you're expecting), and watch empires rise and fall with the theft of a simple tea plant. Turns out our world owes a lot to those who dabble on the dark side. If you're not scared of crooks and criminals, take a peek at this new side of history. -- dust jacket.
When people think about the women's suffrage movement, things like voting rights and protests may come to mind. But what was the movement all about, and what social change did it bring? This engaging nonfiction book, complete with black-and-white interior illustrations, will make readers feel like they've traveled back in time. It covers everything from the history of women's rights in the U.S. to women's suffrage movements across the world, and more. Find out interesting, little-known facts such as how the suffragists were the first people to ever picket the White House and how the nineteenth amendment granting women the right to vote passed by only one vote when a legislator changed his vote to yes after receiving a letter from his mother telling him to do the right thing. The unique details, along with the clever interior illustrations, make this series stand out from the competition--~Blast back to the past and learn all about the women's suffrage movement. When people think about the women's suffrage movement, things like voting rights and protests may come to mind. But what was the movement all about, and what social change did it bring? This engaging nonfiction book, complete with black-and-white interior illustrations, will make readers feel like they've traveled back in time. It covers everything from the history of women's rights in the U.S. to women's suffrage movements across the world, and more. Find out interesting, little-known facts such as how the suffragists were the first people to ever picket the White House and how the nineteenth amendment granting women the right to vote passed by only one vote when a legislator changed his vote to yes after receiving a letter from his mother telling him to do the right thing. The unique details, along with the clever interior illustrations, make this series stand out from the competition--
A collection of thirty-one of playwright and poet William Shakespeare's most famous verses, sonnets and speeches.
Master of cute, Katie Cook, teaches you how to draw everything adorable in her first tutorial book with quick and easy-to-follow step-by-step lessons. All you need is a pencil and paper...or a napkin or a wall, depending on how confident you are in your drawing ability. Learn how to turn curvy blobs, shapes and squiggles into more than 200 different things, including fuzzy animals, cute food and inanimate objects like yarns balls, luggage and a toaster. Add nubbins, swishy bits, and little smiley faces to anything and everything to transform it into something really, really cute.
From fields all across the United States to the streets of South America to pitches in Europe and Asia, the global passion and love for soccer knows no borders. It is simply the most popular sport in the world. Giants of the game like Cristiano Ronaldo, Tim Howard, and Lionel Messi have become international celebrities and role models to young fans across the globe. And as soccer continues to expand in America, with the growth of leagues like Major League Soccer and the rise in popularity of the US Men's Olympic team, there's no doubt that it's the fastest-growing sport in the United States.Featuring Top Ten Lists and stunning photos of history-making moments, this comprehensive men's pro soccer collection catalogs the greatest international players such as Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, and Pelé; the greatest Americans, including Tim Howard, Landon Donovan, and Clint Dempsey; the future class of superstars; and the most thrilling World Cup and Olympic matches. Here is the ultimate guide to men's soccer for young sports fans.
What's going on inside your insides? From the skeleton to muscles and blood flow and respiration, kids can discover how all parts of the human body fit and work together. Readers can answer quiz questions to make learning interactive and fun, and try out prompted activities to learn even more. This book also includes information on sleep, going to the doctor and dentist, and body language. A glossary at the back of the book highlights key words to enhance retention. -- Provided by publisher.
Presents comprehensive information on the human body, covering such topics as the musculoskeletal system, immunology, digestion and nutrition, the human life cycle, the nervous system, and the respiratory system.
After migrating to the city and seeing its immense water needs, the author uses an ancient fable to build a case for making a mindful pact with the natural world in order for all to survive with dignity.
Collects popular Asian folk tales including How the Cock Got His Red Crown, The Tower That Reached from Earth to Heaven, and The Tiger in Court.
Introduces flowers, describing the different types, life cycle, pollination, blooming seasons, and requirements for planting and caring for a flower garden.
An introduction to the physics of light for young readers, with an overview of photons, transparency, the electromagnetic spectrum, and the mechanics of reflection--
Presents a treasury of facts and trivia about animals, including dogs, cats, birds, and reptiles.
Presents a treasury of facts and trivia about dinosaurs and other extinct animals.
A reference guide includes records and achievements made by humans, animals, and nature.
A brand-new edition for 2019 of the award-winning First Dictionary for children in grades K-2, with more than 2,000 age-appropriate words. This edition is completely redesigned in a two-column format and features hundreds of new words, photographs, and drawings, as well as colored note boxes to help beginning readers build vocabulary, identify synonyms and antonyms, and recognize sound-alikes--
Packed with fascinating facts and awesome pictures, this book explores the greatest inventions and inventors through the ages.
Little scientists will understand science in seconds with this essential homework-helping guide. Learn about everything from molecules and magnetism to rockets and radio waves and find out how a hot-air balloon rises, how erosion flattens mountains, how light waves zip through space, and how the human eye sees colours! With STEM (science, technology, engineering, and maths) subjects ever more important in today's technological world, How to be Good at Science, Technology, and Engineering is the perfect book to inspire and educate inquisitive young minds and prepare them for the future. This is the perfect homework guide for parents and their children, with all core curriculum areas of science included. Cool illustrations show the appliance of science in the real world: see how microchips, tractors, and suspension bridges work. Hands-on projects feature fun experiments to try at home or school: try polishing old coins in vinegar, or make an erupting volcano with baking soda.
This partly true, partly fictitious book from the wonderfully wacky mind of Swedish illustrator Carl Johanson is a fantastic collection of planes and other zany forms of air transportation. From fighter jets, hot air balloons and hang gliders, to flying arks, abstract rockets and carrot planes, All Kinds of Planes is a playful mix of existing and imaginary that can be enjoyed by both children and adults.--Provided by publisher.
Describes the lives of the two American brothers who designed, built, and flew the first heavier-than-air aircraft to fly successfully, detailing the many mishaps and misadventures that preceded it.