Tag Archives: Encyclopedias

Letters from Father Christmas 25th Anniv

Author: J R R Tolkien Publisher: Harpercollins Product Description This revised edition of Tolkien’s famous illustrated letters from ‘Father Christmas’ includes extracts and pictures not included in the original publication 25 years ago. Every December an envelope bearing a stamp from the North Pole would arrive for J.R.R.Tolkien’s children. Inside would be a letter in […]

Webster’s New World Children’s Dictionary

Author: Michael E. Agnes Publisher: Webster’s New World Product Description PREFERRED BY LEADING EDUCATORS AND INFORMED PARENTS With more than 33,000 entries selected in consultation with top educators and definitions written specifically for children eight and up, this is the most up-to-date and kid-friendly dictionary ever. Designed to make kids enthusiastic instead of intimidated, it […]

5 Steps to a 5 AP U.S. History, 2010-2011 Edition (5 Steps to a 5 on the Advanced Placement Examinations Series)

Author: Stephen Armstrong Publisher: McGraw-Hill Product Description A Perfect Plan for the Perfect Score We want you to succeed on your AP* exam. That’s why we’ve created this 5-step plan to help you study more effectively, use your preparation time wisely, and get your best score. This easy-to-follow guide offers you a complete review of […]

Baby Bear’s Christmas (Brimax interactive flap books)

Author: Publisher: Brimax

Finger Puppet Books Christmas Story

Author: Nick Page Publisher: Make Believe Ideas Product Description An entertaining illustrated board book with 4 finger puppets. One finger puppet for each finger transforms the grown-ups hand into characters from the nativity. Charming rhyming text encourages young readers to participate in the story. Soft puppets, fit into shaped sections on the back cover of […]

The Twelve Days of Christmas

Author: Ian Beck Publisher: Oxford University Press Product Description Ian Beck’s delicate, nostalgic illustrations are known and loved throughout the world. His work evokes a gentle ideal of childhood in the tradition of Kate Greenaway and Edward Ardizzone, and his books for young children are full of humour and fun, while at the same time […]

What Color Is It?/zQue color es este? (Good Beginnings) (Spanish Edition)

Author: Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Product Description This series of full-color board books, with both English and Spanish on each page, will intrigue youngsters while helping them build vocabulary and an awareness of the world around them. The books feature charming illustrations and thoughtfully chosen words, offering an enchanting introduction to vocabulary.

Willow at Christmas

Author: Camilla Ashforth Publisher: Walker Books Ltd Product Description An exquisitely cosy water-colour book about the gentlest bear you’ll ever meet. Willow is the gentlest bear you ever will meet. He lives at the foot of the Appleby Downs on Paradise Farm. He loves the crisp, cold days and cosy nights of Christmas and for […]

A Christmas Story

Author: Brian Wildsmith Publisher: Oxford University Press Product Description An original account of the events of Christmas, as seen through the eyes of a small child. Rebecca and her little donkey go in search of the donkey’s mother, which Mary and Joseph have taken with them to Bethlehem. By the author of “Carousel”.

Marvel Encyclopedia

Rating: (21 reviews) Author: Tom DeFalco Publisher: DK Publishing Product Description Celebrate 70 years of Marvel Comics with The Marvel Encyclopedia! Fully updated with new images and text, this one-volume encyclopedia contains more than 1,000 of Marvel’s greatest-from well-known characters such as Spider-Man, the Hulk and Wolverine to lesser known heroes and villains. An essential […]

Christmas in Mexico (Christmas Around the World) ((Christmas Around the World Ser.))

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Publisher: World Book Product Description Each 80-page Christmas Around the World book includes full narratives explaining the customs of the region covered, photography and illustrations, special sections of native songs, recipes, and fun-to-do crafts.

First Space Encyclopedia (DK First Reference)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: DK Publishing Publisher: DK CHILDREN Product Description The latest title in DK’s First Reference series introduces the universe, visiting all the planets of our solar system and their moons, as well as our Sun and other stars, black holes, asteroids, comets, and other galaxies. Up to date with the latest astronomical […]

First Human Body Encyclopedia (Dk First Reference Series)

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: DK Publishing Publisher: DK CHILDREN Product Description Showing what’s inside the human body and how things fit and work together, the Human Body Encyclopedia is packed with fascinating facts and spectacular close-up photographs that make the subject accessible and fun. Covering every part of the body‹from major body systems to individual […]

Fiske Guide to Colleges 2009

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Edward B Fiske Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc. Product Description For more than 20 years, this leading guide to more than 300 colleges and universities has been an indispensable source of information for college-bound students and their parents. Hip, honest and straightforward, the Fiske Guide to Colleges delivers an insider’s look at the […]

Encyclopedia of World History

Rating: (20 reviews) Author: Jane Bingham Publisher: Usborne Books

Encylopedia of Immaturity (Klutz)

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Editors of Klutz Publisher: Klutz Product Description How to never grow up, the complete guide.

A Writer’s Notebook: Unlocking the Writer within You

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: Ralph Fletcher Publisher: HarperTrophy Amazon.com Ages 8-12. Fans of Harriet the Spy who want to try keeping their own writer’s notebook will appreciate this inspiring handbook. Written in a direct, non-condescending style, writer-to-writer, it offers realistic, experienced advice on how to keep notes and use them to create stories and poems. […]

Clique Summer Collection #1: Massie (Clique Series)

Author: Publisher: Poppy Book Description Massie gets BE-yoo-tiful: After getting thrown out of horse camp, Massie’s parents force her to take on a summer job. Not one to walk strangers’ dogs or babysit, Massie stumbles upon the perfect position while flipping through Teen Vogue poolside-she’ll be a sales rep for be pretty, the high-end cosmetics […]

Eric Carle Animal Flash Cards (Eric Carle)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Eric Carle Publisher: Chronicle Books Book Description These beautiful flash cards, featuring artist and author Eric Carle’s familiar animal illustrations, serve as a lovely introduction to the ABCs. Printed on thick, sturdy board, they are perfect for small hands to hold and are equally suited for hanging on the wall in […]

Encyclopedia Prehistorica Dinosaurs: The Definitive Pop-Up

Rating: (139 reviews) Author: Publisher: Candlewick Book Description From renowned pop-up masters Robert Sabuda and Matthew Reinhart comes an awe-inspiring tribute to the world’s most beloved extinct animals and their 180-million-year reign on our planet. Open this book and a massive T. REX springs out, flashing a startling jawful of jagged teeth. Turn the next […]

Christmas in Brazil (Christmas Around the World) (Christmas Around the World from World Book)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: World Book Encyclopedia Publisher: World Book Book Description Each 80-page Christmas Around the World book includes full narratives explaining the customs of the region covered, photography and illustrations, special sections of native songs, recipes, and fun-to-do crafts.

Oh, Yuck! The Encyclopedia of Everything Nasty

Rating: (50 reviews) Author: Joy Masoff Publisher: Workman Publishing Company Product Description All the best stuff about some of the worst stuff on earth. From the liquids, solids, and gases – especially the gases! – of the human body to the creepy, crawly, fetid, and foul phenomena of the world at large, OH, YUCK! is […]

Christmas in Puerto Rico (Christmas Around the World) (Christmas Around the World from World Book)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Publisher: World Book Book Description Each 80-page Christmas Around the World book includes full narratives explaining the customs of the region covered, photography and illustrations, special sections of native songs, recipes, and fun-to-do crafts. The books are produced by the editors of World Book Encyclopedia.

The Kingfisher History Encyclopedia

Rating: (25 reviews) Author: Publisher: Kingfisher Book Description This authoritative reference book brings world history to life, from early humans to the current war on terror. Along the way, it reveals riveting facts on the founding of the great Roman Empire, the revolution that changed France forever, the war between the North and South that […]

Oh, Yikes!: History’s Grossest Moments

Rating: (14 reviews) Author: Joy Masoff Publisher: Workman Publishing Company Product Description All the vile stuff kids live for! What Oh, Yuck! did for science, Oh, Yikes! does for history, from Atilla the Hun to Vomitoriums. Solid research, plus projects. Illustrated throughout with cartoons and photographs. Ages 8-12. 224 pages. 8 1/2 x 10 7/8 […]

Encyclopedia Horrifica: The Terrifying TRUTH! About Vampires, Ghosts, Monsters, and More

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Joshua Gee Publisher: Scholastic Book Description Vampires, ghosts, monsters, and more–ENCYCLOPEDIA HORRIFICA invites you to join our quest for the terrifying truth about all things ghoulish and ghastly. But beware! Surprises lurk at the turn of every page. . . . Discover a time line of ALIEN LIFE on earth–beginning 4 […]

Dinosaurs: The Most Complete, Up-to-Date Encyclopedia for Dinosaur Lovers of All Ages

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Thomas R. Jr Dr Holtz Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description WRITTEN BY A PROFESSIONAL paleontologist specifically for young readers, this guide to the Dinosauria is packed with enough detail and insider information to satisfy even die-hard dinophiles! The text includes brief entries on all 800+ “named” species […]

National Geographic Encyclopedia of Animals

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Karen Mcghee, George Phd Mc Kay Publisher: National Geographic Children’s Books Book Description Get ready to take a walk on the wild side! National Geographic Children’s Books’ brand-new reference work provides families and children with everything they need to know about the animal kingdom. You’ll meet more than 1,000 animals as […]

Encyclopedia Prehistorica: Sharks and Other Sea Monsters

Rating: (33 reviews) Author: Robert Sabuda, Matthew Reinhart Publisher: Candlewick Book Description Just when you thought it was safe to go in the water! The second astonishing ENCYCLOPEDIA PREHISTORICA book from Robert Sabuda and Matthew Reinhart is about to pop up everywhere. While dinosaurs patrolled the lands, massive prehistoric sharks, giant scorpions, and colossal squid […]

Scholastic Dictionary of Synonyms, Antonyms, and Homonyms

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Scholastic Inc. Publisher: Scholastic Reference Book Description Containing 12,000 synonyms, 10,000 antonyms, and 2,000 homonyms, this versatile book is the perfect reference tool for student writers. Not only will it help students expand their vocabularies, this lightweight volume will help young people pick the perfect words to express their thought and […]

Bionicle Encyclopedia

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Greg Farshtey Publisher: Scholastic Inc. Book Description An encyclopedic look at the entire Bionicle story line, featuring new and updated entries. Want to know more about the Piraka? They’re all here. And what about Nidhiki or Makuta? The Toa? The Toa Inika? The city of Metru Nui? And the watery world […]

The Complete Visual Dictionary of Star Wars: The Ultimate Guide to Characters and Creatures from the Entire Star Wars Saga

Rating: (52 reviews) Author: DK Publishing Publisher: DK CHILDREN Book Description Provides a complete, comprehensive overview of the Prequel movies (Episodes I-III) and the Trilogy (Episodes IV-VI), this is the definitive photographic guide to the entire Star Wars saga.