A general pictorial reference guide covers topics arranged into such categories as nature, human body, science and technology, space, history, and art and culture.
Introduces the plants, animals, and peoples that co-exist within the landcapes of the Serengeti.
An illustrated guide to whether or not various animals pass gas, infused with humor and scientific facts.--
Introduces young readers to some of the stealthiest camouflaged animals in the natural world and asks them to seek out these animals hiding in plain sight.
From an Idea to Google is a behind-the-computer-screen look into the history, business, and brand of the world's largest search engine. With humorous black & white illustrations throughout, learn about the company that even earned its own catchphrase: Google it! --Publisher
Pixar's celebrated animated franchise returns with an all-new hilarious and heartwarming adventure. Woody, Buzz, and the rest of the Toy Story gang hit the road for the trip of a lifetime that will show Woody how big the world can be for a toy...This movie special features in-depth interviews with director Josh Cooley and the behind-the-scenes team, and a special interview with Tim Allen (Buzz Lightyear). Also included are in-depth profiles and discussions about each character and comprehensive guide to Toy Story Easter Eggs. This collector's edition features exlusive concept art from the film. If you thought you couldn't teach an old toy new tricks, prepare to be surprised....
Fun and easy art-appreciation activities abound in this resource that features 75 American artists from colonial times to the present. A brief biography for each artist tells why his or her work is important, and a kid-tested art activity tries out the artist's approach--
Provides step-by-step instructions on how to find food; build a shelter; mine for materials; and craft armor, swords, and other equipment, and offers information on monsters and places to go.
Playful puppies! Cuddly kittens! Beautiful birds! In the next book in the hit Little Kids First Big Book series, readers learn all about pets with fur, feathers, fins, scales, and shells--and how to find and care for the perfect pet for their family. From cats to dogs to guinea pigs to birds to fish to snakes and more, this adorable reference book introduces kids to a wide variety of family-friendly pets. Readers learn which kinds of animals make good pets and which ones are better off staying in the wild, along with how each type of pet eats, sleeps, and plays. Packed with more than 200 colorful photos, the book also provides information on animal breeds, characteristics, and behavior and includes tips for training pets. Filled with fun facts and designed for interactive learning, this book will quickly become a favorite at storytime, bedtime, and any time.~Readers learn all about pets with fur, feathers, fins, scales, and shells--and how to find and care for the perfect pet for their family. From cats to dogs to guinea pigs to birds to fish to snakes and more, this reference book introduces kids to a wide variety of family-friendly pets.
In this earliest known version of Cinderella, a rosy-cheeked girl called Rhodopis is abducted from Greece and sold as a slave in Egypt. Her master gives her a pair of beautiful rose-red slippers. But when Horus the Falcon sweeps in to steal her slipper, Rhodopis has little idea that this act will lead her to the King of Egypt.
Engaging images accompany information about cameras. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 8--
Image Sharing in the Global Citizens: Social Media series explores various aspects of sharing images online through the lenses of History, Geography, Civics, and Economics.--Amazon.com.
Through clear text and photography, readers of this title will explore the exciting world of fashion photography. Topics covered include camera gear, exposure, working with models, posing techniques, plus dealing with hair and makeup. Also discussed is controlling the quality of light, from shooting outdoors to softening window lighting, plus using flash. -- Amazon.com.
Using clear text and heart-pounding photography, this title teaches the basics of taking outstanding sports photography. Readers will learn how to choose the right lenses to capture action, plus how to focus in quick-changing situations. Other subjects include shooting at night, how to shoot with fast shutter speeds, how to convey motion, cropping, and tips for the digital darkroom. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. -- Amazon.com.
This title teaches aspiring photographers how to shoot portraits that capture their subjects in the best way possible. Through simple text and dramatic photographs, readers learn the basics of choosing the best cameras and lenses for portraiture. Also covered are techniques for choosing the right depth of field, focus, and quality of light, both natural and flash. Posing techniques are also discussed.
In this title, budding photographers will learn how to take great landscape and wildlife photographs. Using simple text and dramatic photographs as examples, all the basics will be covered, including choosing the right cameras and lenses, composition, shutter speeds, depth of field, plus special field equipment used by today's top photographers. Also covered are the basics of making image adjustments in the digital darkroom. Readers will also learn about the history of landscape photography and top photographers in the field.
This title introduces young photographers to making images of the stars and planets. Through clear text and stunning photography, readers will learn the techniques needed to capture nighttime scenes. Topics covered include shooting star fields, the moon, solar and lunar eclipses, and the milky way. Choosing the proper equipment is also discussed, from DSLRs to telescopes.--Amazon.com.
Using simple text and dramatic photography, this title teaches readers about the important, exciting world of photojournalism. Citizen journalists will learn to tell stories with pictures, either for fun or as part of serious news events. Readers will learn how to document and present stories in thoughtful and ethical ways. Choosing the right equipment is crucial, from DSLRs to cell phone cameras. Techniques covered include capturing the decisive moment, shooting spot news, staying safe, candid vs. posed portraits, and editing shots to choose images with maximum impact.
Lyrics to seventy-five songs from the children's television programs Mister Rogers' Neighborhood and The Children's Corner, collected and presented as an illustrated treasury of poems. Lyrics explore topics such as feelings, new siblings, everyday life, and imagination--
Divorce is a difficult topic for any parent or educator to explain to a child, perhaps even more so when the child has Autism Spectrum Disorder or other special needs. This book is designed specifically to help children with these additional needs to understand what divorce means. Using a question and answer format, it explores the changes and feelings a child may experience during a divorce, and provides ideas to help cope with this life change. Illustrated with SymbolStix, which uses a symbol-based language for visual thinkers, this book explains a difficult topic to children who might otherwise struggle to understand it, and gives additional guidance for parents and carers --
How do we know so much about people and events from the past? Much of what we know comes from studying items used long ago. Research Visual Primary Sources: Photographs, Paintings, Video, and More! will help you dive deeper into studying history by showing you how to examine objects that were part of everyday life in the past--
Using real photographs for inspiration, this great book features 20 exciting and instant photo challenges to help you create your own masterpieces. All you need is a camera and your super snapping skills. Learn how to be invisible, play with your food, stop time, and much more!