Dec 6, 2017

Holiday Gift Guide 2017 ~ Books for Kiddos Teaser!

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Holiday Gift Guide 2017


National Geographic Kids!
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Books make the best gifts -- a thoughtfully selected book will hold a child's interest long after the new toys have been tossed aside.  National Geographic Kids Books is featuring FOUR new titles that are perfect gifts for the explorer in
all of us.  From the big “WOW” books for middle graders to affordable stocking stuffers, these bright, beautiful titles cater to bookworms and reluctant readers alike. They are fun, visually stunning, totally engrossing AND educational (but don't tell kids that last part!).   

Weird But True! Christmas: 300 Festive Facts to Light Up the Holidays — (ages 8-12, 208 pages) The PERFECT stocking stuffer! Ready for some totally festive facts? Even Christmas can be weird -- it's true! Did you know that Santa's reindeer are probably all female? Or that artificial snow can be made from seaweed? Or that "Jingle Bells" was the first Christmas carol sung in space? Every kid will ho ho ho when they unwrap this book that is chocked full of the most random and fascinating facts about their most favorite holiday. 

Ultimate Dinopedia  - (ages 7-10, 296 pages) Attention dinosaur fanatics! This is a  big, gift-worthy hardcover that is also the most complete and comprehensive dinosaur reference ever. A lthough these amazing creatures roamed the Earth ages ago, new dinosaur discoveries are still being made today.  The new edition includes favorites, like the fierce T-rex and the gentle Brontosaurus, plus audacious new finds, like the Anzu, Kosmoceratops, and Yi. Every dino profile is colorfully illustrated and features descriptions of when they roamed the Earth, how they lived, what they ate, and more. There are more than 600 dinos featured in all, including 10 profiles of recently discovered dinosaurs and new entries in the Dino Dictionary. Reports from paleontologists present the latest news and insights from the field.

Bet You Didn’t Know: Fascinating, Far-Out, Fun-tastic Facts  - (ages 8-12, 192 pages) “...the whole outing is really tailor-made for dipping and flipping at random....A bodacious wellspring of random knowledge." — Starred review, Kirkus Reviews.  BIG , packed with gorgeous photos and illustrations and guaranteed to keep kids occupied for hours and hours,  Bet You Didn’t Know  is the perfect holiday gift for the fact-lover or for your kid’s favorite teacher’s classroom.  Did you know that the first stop signs were black and white? Or that a litter of kittens is called a kindle? Or that butterflies can see more colors than humans can?   Based on a favorite department in Nat Geo Kids magazine, this book is overflowing with fascinating facts, silly stats, and catchy little knowledge nuggets in all kinds of cool categories, from astronomy and sea creatures to revolutions and breakfast. Special features include Extreme Weirdness, Strange Places, Wacky World, and more. 

Just Joking Jumbo  — (ages 7-10, 288 pages)  What do you get when you have 1,000  giant jokes and 1,000 funny photos?  A stocking stuffer that adds up to some seriously big laughs! If you have a budding stand up comedian on your list this year - this is the perfect book for them.  Knock-knocks, puns, riddles, tongue-twisters, photos of silly situations and even the craziest info about the history of funny business - it’s all here! 

Ok so here is a little secret from my family to your shopping list....  My 16 year old son and 13 and 9 year old daughters all LOVE to read these National Geographic Kids magazines.   And if that doesn't convince you, my 9 year old just asked me for a new subscription for Christmas!  It was #2 on her Wishlist!  (#1 was a motorized scooter...!?!?!)  So whether you are buying for kiddos in your own household or sending a gift to loved ones far away, check out National Geographic Kids!

Disclosure: I received free the item(s) mentioned in this post in exchange for my honest review. Regardless ~ All my reviews are my honest and personal opinion. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”.

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