Fans can continue their exploration into the world of Skylanders with this fourth title in the Book of Elements series: Air & Earth. These 80-page handbooks focus on all the elemental Skylander tribes and their unique and mystical characters.
Some birds look bizarre. Some behave that way. In almost all cases, their appearance has an important function -- in evolution or every day. This colorful book exposes more than 50 strange birds, preening, stretching, and showing their strange bodily adap…
This collection contains more than 1,000 puns, riddles, narratives, poems, arranged in an alphabetical parade of more than 20 classical monsters, each accompanied by creepy and kooky illustrations. This riotous collection is not only a page-turning blast,…
Presents twenty stories featuring the United States presidents when they were children, including William Taft's dance lessons, Lyndon Johnson's classroom pranks, and Gerald Ford's struggles with dyslexia.
"An escalator is a moving staircase with steps that go up or down. This book discusses how an escalator is based off a conveyor system, moving objects up and down using gears. This form of transportation has made it more convenient to go from one floor …
A collection of American poems, songs, and stories with a Christmas theme, including "The Peterkins' Christmas Tree," "Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus," "Away in a Manger," and "Christmas on the Banks of Plum Creek."
"This book is pretty much our official story so far. It really does seem only like last week we played our first gig at the Annandale Hotel in Sydney. Since then we've been given the opportunity to turn into the people and musicians we wanted to be. The …
Offers aspiring Minecraft programmers step-by-step instructions on extending the game experience through programming projects that include building intelligent objects, creating alien invasions, and writing interactive games.
Fifty easy-to-follow recipes for young chefs teach basic cooking skills and safety tips, with color photographs of ingredients, utensils, and cooking techniques for preparing snacks, pasta, desserts, cakes, and beverages.
Examines the science behind bridge collapses by explaining how bridges are designed and built, discussing historically relevant bridge collapses, and presenting information on how to prevent future collapses.
Children from fourteen countries in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Africa introduce themselves, their families, and their everyday lives, in a book that also discusses the idea of family and invites readers to describe their own.
Provides instructions for sixteen simple experiments using common household materials to explore mixtures, solvents, water density, oxidation, and other topics in chemistry, and offers scientific explanations.
Shares stories and facts that reveal the real-life survival challenges that have caused polar bears to become endangered, and provides information about what kids can do to support conservation efforts.
"Warm up with the enticing history of hot chocolate in this fact-tastic nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a series about the history of fun stuff! Did you know that for thousands of years, chocolate was a beverage and not a solid candy? Or that s…
"A revised Team Spirit Basketball edition featuring the Brooklyn Nets that chronicles the history and accomplishments of the team. Includes access to the Team Spirit website which provides additional information and photos"--Provided by publisher.
"A revised Team Spirit Basketball edition featuring the San Antonio Spurs that chronicles the history and accomplishments of the team. Includes access to the Team Spirit website which provides additional information and photos"--Provided by publisher.
An educational collection of amazing-but-true facts about the Civil War shares accounts of such events as female spies fighting for the Rebel cause, cavalry rides in enemy territory, and the reelection of President Lincoln.
An illustrated depiction of Robbie Robertson's early years traces his first guitar lessons at the age of nine through his rise to becoming a central member of The Band and one of "Rolling Stone" magazine's top one hundred guitarists.
Traces the history of magic from its origins in Ancient Egypt through the performances of today, sharing step-by-step instructions for how to learn twenty tricks in such areas as transformation, levitation, and prediction.