Each picture book in this series is a biography of a significant historical figure, told in a simple, conversational, vivacious way, and always focusing on a character trait that makes the person a role model for kids. The heroes are depicted as children throughout, telling their life stories in first-person present tense, which keeps the books playful and accessible to young children. And each book ends with a line of encouragement, a direct quote, photos, a timeline, and a source list. This tenth book in the series features Jane Goodall, the scientist and conservationist who is famous for her work with chimpanzees
Enjoy six feet of mechanical fun with Mudpuppy's Robotics Activity Roll that features tons of robot creatures to imagine and create. The roll features coloring, mazes, spot the difference, and more, plus 5 colored pencils. Open the box flap and pull out the amount of paper needed, when you're done simply roll the paper back inside. Size: 2.5 x 8.25 x 2.5"
A story for young and old alike that is told with almost no words, relying instead on delightful illustrations and die-cut pages that convey in a simple yet direct way how humanity treats the Earth, our only home.
This thoroughly engaging book changes dynamically with each turn of the page and invites readers to pore over the incredible, detailed illustrations of all the creatures of the planet peacefully cohabitating in balance—until humans take control.
The die-cut pages—each spread depicting a less unspoiled nature than the one before—show how humans have upset the world’s natural ecological balance. With simple but immediate clarity, the illustrators depict the past, present, and possible future of our home world.
Thanks to the colorful and dynamic graphics, readers are encouraged to reflect on this timely subject—what are we doing to our lovely blue and green world, and what are we getting in return?
A compilation of abridged versions of M. Sasek’s most popular children’s travel books. From London to Hong Kong, Sydney to San Francisco, readers will delight in this charming journey through the world’s great cities. With deft strokes of his paintbrush and a witty voice to match, master illustrator and storyteller M. Sasek captured the essence of the world’s major capitals and brought them to life for an entire generation of young readers. Now, more than fifty years later, those same readers are passing these stories down to their children and their children’s children, and Sasek’s This is series has officially reached iconic status. Collected here for the first time in one affordable volume are some of Sasek’s most beloved adventures. From Notre Dame in Paris to a trolley car in the hills of San Francisco, with stops for sausages in Munich and a yacht race in Sydney, this book takes children and adults alike on a whirlwind trip to some of the world’s greatest destinations. An inspirational travelogue that introduces readers to the art, architecture, music, food, and traditions of multiple cities and countries, This is the World is the perfect book for international commuters and would-be travelers of all ages. This anthology includes excerpts from: This is New York, This is Paris, This is Greece, This is London, This is Australia, This is Texas, This is Munich, This is Rome, This is Britain, This is Hong Kong, This is Israel, This is San Francisco, This is Edinburgh, This is Venice, This is Washington D.C., and This is Ireland.