Back to School Books for Kids from National Geographic
Your kids can have fun and keep their minds sharp with beautifully illustrated National Geographic back to school books.
The target audience for each of these books is children ages 8 to 12, but they really can be enjoyed by people of all ages.
Little ones will enjoy the photos and will also pick up and remember lots of interesting facts.
Teens and adults can learn from them, too.
The books have engaging content and visually appealing images, so it is easy to get lost between the pages as you learn about animals, mythology and a whole lot of other interesting subjects.
National Geographic Back To School Books
Animal Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition: 2,500 Animals with Photos, Maps and More!
Ages 8 to 12
Pub Date 9/28/21
Discover the thousands of animals that call Earth home in this big and beautiful edition of National Geographic’s best-selling Animal Encyclopedia.
Updated and reviewed by experts in the field for the most accurate, up-to-date information, this comprehensive reference features 2,500 species, 1,000 stunning photos, and more than a dozen engaging maps.
Jam-packed with info about animal homes and habitats, migration, life cycles and babies, the book also contains new, exclusive “From the Field” reports highlighting National Geographic explorers working around the world to study and protect every kind of animal, from giraffes to penguins and sharks to snails.
Perfect for reading for fun, researching for school, or for use in the classroom, Animal Encyclopedia provides an excellent overview of the diversity of animals that live on this planet and why each one is so unique in its own way.
5,000 Awesome Facts (About Everything!)
Pub Date 8/14/12
Shake off the summer brain “fog” with this Amazon bestseller that is a treasure trove of high-interest, fascinating facts.
Who knew that there were so many sweet things to learn about chocolate or that a dozen delicious details about peanut butter would show up on a page with a few splotches of jelly to whet our appetites?
Keep turning the pages and a terrifyingly toothy shark tells you all about himself, while other spreads lay out tons of tips on toys, inventions, mysteries of history, robots, reptiles, sports, spies, wacky words, and much more.
Treasury of Greek Mythology: Classic Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Heroes and Monsters
by Donna Jo Napoli
art by Christina Balit
Pub Date 10/11/11
Is your child learning about Greek mythology this year?
Give them a leg up with the beautifully written and lushly illustrated National Geographic Treasury of Greek Mythology that offers timeless tales of gods and goddesses such as Zeus, Aphrodite, Apollo, and Athena and heroes and monsters such as Helen of Troy, Perseus, and Medusa. National Geographic completes the book with embellishments of each story: sidebars for each god, goddess, hero, and monster link the myths to constellations, geography, history, and culture to help young readers connect the stories to real life events, people, and places.
A family tree and a “cast of characters” profile page help make relationships between the characters clear, and a mapping feature adds to the fun and fascination.
NG Kids Almanac 2023
Pub Date 5/3/22
Get ready for 2023 with all the latest and greatest information on animals, science, nature, technology, conservation, and more in this biggest edition ever.
This new edition features:
- BONUS SECTION: 20 Things to Make You Happy
- Trends and news for the year ahead
- Photo feature showcasing wonders from around the world
- Almanac Challenge, plus the results of the 2022 Almanac Challenge
- Incredible animal stories
- Weird-but-true facts
- Amazing inventions
- Interviews with National Geographic Explorers
- Games, activities, jokes, and comics
- Reference material — including fast facts and maps of every country — and helpful homework help tips
Whether you’re looking for homework help, want to learn more about another country, or just need a cute animal fix, the National Geographic Kids Almanac 2023 has you covered.
Back to School Prize Package Giveaway
National Geographic Prize Package: Animal Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition: 2,500 Animals with Photos, Maps and More!, 5,000 Awesome Facts (About Everything!), Treasury of Greek Mythology: Classic Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Heroes and Monsters, NG Kids Almanac 2023 (arv $85)
Ends 9/12/22 11:59pm ET
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Many are from Disney, Netflix and Shout Factory, so they feature movies, TV series and characters that your kids already know and love.
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