National Geographic Kids Almanac (Hardcover)
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The world's best-selling Almanac for kids is packed with amazing animals, cool inventions, dinosaurs, robots, maps, games, activities, and more all in one "fun-tastic" volume. In true National Geographic style, this book excites young people about their world and everything in it, so it's no surprise that the 2012 edition landed at #3 on the "New York Times "best seller list The 2014 Almanac features fun information, browsable features, and helpful reference on subjects including technology, countries, presidents, animals, weather, funny roadside attractions, outer space, green tips, and natural disasters, just for starters. Chapters include Amazing Animals, Going Green, Geography Rocks, Super Science, Wonders of Nature, Awesome Adventure, Culture Connection, History Happens, and an interactive Fun and Games chapter. Exciting changes for 2014 include:
Forty percent NEW content, including photos and articles
Mobile media features that readers can download to an iPod Touch or smart phone to see National Geographic animal videos, photo galleries, and interactive games
A brand-new special section on cute animals
A fully revamped continents of the world section
A special Fun and Games chapter featuring all-new jokes, games, and comics, featuring funny animal photos and colorful illustrations
A fully updated "Your World" section, which opens the Almanac, will include all-new, up-to-the-moment content
All-new fun facts, activities, games, and crafts
More than 500 photographs, including incredible gorgeous new photo spreads featuring animals, adventure, nature, and more
8 Homework Help sections
All facts, figures, and reference material will be updated
And much more...
About the Author
Based in part on content from the award-winning and top-selling children's magazine, "National Geographic Kids." Additional content was created by multiple National Geographic contributors, including researchers and photographers in the field, as well as content experts and educational specialists. The author lives in Washington, DC.
"This book is so entertaining your kids won’t even realize they are learning." --Kidventurous blog
“A book that will appeal to all those kids who love collecting interesting facts.” –About.com Children’s Books
“The world’s best-selling Almanac for kids is packed with amazing animals, cool inventions, dinosaurs, robots, maps, games, activities, and more all in one “fun-tastic” volume.” –GoAdventureMom.com