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The True Story of Zippy Chippy: The Little Horse That Couldn't Cover Image
By Artie Bennett , Dave Szalay (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9780735843967
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Published: NorthSouth Books - February 25th, 2020

Zippy Chippy is descended from the leading legends of horse racing. He is destined for greatness and glory.

But . . . when the starting bell rings, it’s anybody’s guess what Zippy will do. Will Zippy go for a gentle trot around the track or stop and smell the roses?


Baby Koalas (Starting Out) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781628326635
Availability: Backordered
Published: Creative Paperbacks - March 12th, 2019

Celebrating the life, growth, and development of six baby animals, Starting Out narrates the tale of growing up in the wild. This new series employs simple language and a unique first-person perspective to introduce foundational biological concepts as it follows the adorable animal through the start of its young life.


How Does a Butterfly Grow? (Life Cycle Board Books) Cover Image
By DK
$12.99
ISBN: 9781465478672
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Published: DK Children - January 8th, 2019

From egg to hungry caterpillar to beautiful butterfly, this picture book with flaps follows the complete life cycle of a swallowtail. With sturdy board book pages and exciting flaps to lift, it's the perfect life cycle book for young children.


Egg Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781568463513
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Published: Creative Editions - February 4th, 2020

Bird eggs come in so many beautiful colors, sizes, and shapes, but best of all is what's inside them!


Exploring Nature Activity Book for Kids: 50 Creative Projects to Spark Curiosity in the Outdoors Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781641523929
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Published: Rockridge Press - May 28th, 2019

Become a top explorer of the Great Outdoors with these adventurous nature activities.


Does It Fart?: A Kid's Guide to the Gas Animals Pass Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316491044
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - July 2nd, 2019

A hilariously informative book of facts, farts, and fun!


Dogs fart. Cats fart. Horses fart (a lot). But what about snakes? Spiders? Octopuses? What about chimpanzees? Cheetahs? Or dinosaurs?


Weird But True! Dinosaurs: 300 Dino-Mite Facts to Sink Your Teeth Into Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781426337505
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Published: National Geographic Children's Books - March 17th, 2020

Weird But True! is going prehistoric! This new addition to the wildly popular, mind-blowing, fact-packed series is taking on the jaws and claws that ruled the Mesozoic world.


Curious Kids: Explore the Meadow Cover Image
By Jonny Marx, Christiane Engel (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781680106183
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Published: Tiger Tales. - April 1st, 2020

Explore the insects, bugs, frogs, and other creatures in the meadow in this non-fiction pop-up board book.

Young explorers can find out all about the world around them and the creatures that inhabit it in this non-fiction pop-up book that includes interesting facts about frogs, bees, ants, butterflies, and their habitat in the meadow.


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The Little Book of Woodland Bird Songs Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780228100317
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Published: Firefly Books - September 25th, 2018

Hear the songs and learn about 12 of North America's woodland birds.


The Nest That Wren Built Cover Image
By Randi Sonenshine, Anne Hunter (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536201536
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Published: Candlewick - March 10th, 2020

Nature lovers and poetry fans alike will be drawn to this lyrical picture book depicting how Carolina wrens build a nest for their young.

This is the bark, snippets of twine,
spidery rootlets, and needles of pine
that shape the nest that Wren built.


Backpack Explorer: On the Nature Trail: What Will You Find? Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781635861976
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - November 27th, 2018

Gold Mom's Choice Award Winner

Jump-start curiosity with this take-along field guide for children ages 4 to 8. From worms, birds, and spiders to trees, flowers, and clouds, young explorers learn what to look and listen for wherever they are — whether in a nature preserve, an urban park, or a suburban backyard.


Mom's Choice Award Gold Winner
Nautilus Book Awards Silver Winner


Heatproof, transparent, and durable, the mason jar is a science lab just waiting to be discovered. Unlock its potential with 40 dynamic experiments for budding scientists ages 8 and up.


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