New Children's Books
Some of the brand new books we are adding to our children's collection.
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ABC's of engineering
This alphabetical installment of the Baby University series is the perfect introduction for even the youngest engineer!A is for AmplifierB is for BatteryC is for Carnot EngineFrom amplifier to zoning, the ABCs of Engineeringis a colorfully simple introduction for babies--and grownups--to a new biology concept for every letter of the alphabet.Written by two experts, each page in this engineering primer features multiple levels of text so the book grows along with your little engineer.Also
In Nerdy Babies: Ocean, follow our intrepid infants into the watery depths. Check out animals, plants, and fish that live in the ocean. Plus, learn about the unique ecosystem in this simple text written in question and answer format. With bright artwork and an engaging design, this will be a book that the very littlest nerds will want to return to again and again. Stay curious. There's more to learn about everything!
Degas, painter of ballerinas
Through Edgar Degas's beloved paintings, drawings, and sculptures, Susan Goldman Rubin conveys the wonder and excitement of the ballet world. Degas is one of the most celebrated painters of the impressionist movement, and his ballerina paintings are among the most favorite of his fans. In his artwork, Degas captures every moment, from the relentless hours of practice to the glamour of appearing on stage, revealing a dancer's journey from novice to prima ballerina.
When Stephen Hawking was a little boy, he used to stare up at the stars and wonder about the universe. Although he was never top of the class, his curiosity took him to the best universities in England: Oxford and Cambridge. It also led him to make one of the biggest scientific discoveries of the 20th century: Hawking radiation. This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back , including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile
Backyard adventure : get messy, get wet, build cool things, and have tons of wild fun! 51 free-play activities
With whimsical projects for every season and any setting, from forest to pavement, fun-seeking kids and their families will rediscover the yard as a place for inspired play, using repurposed materials and existing features of outdoor spaces.
Hey there, Earth dweller! : dive into this world we call Earth
Presented in a vibrant mixed medium design that cleverly and humorously combines original illustrations with photographs of everyday items, this creative take on an institutional topic allows kids to engage and grasp scientific concepts covered, while encouraging them to inquisitively uncover the answers to all of their planetary questions.
Wild things : over 100 magical outdoor adventures
This fantastical guidebook will help you track dragons, create fashions fit for a fairy, brew magic potions, build snow unicorns, discover trolls and go on night hunts to capture Moon magic. Search forests, meadows, fields, ponds, rivers and the seaside, as well as everyday places like school playgrounds, local parks or among the pots on the patio.