Kids


For kids who are crazy for horses, wild about nature, or in love with animals, we’ve got books to feed their frenzy. Curious kids who are seeking to know more and do more love our puzzles and games books, pull-out poster books, nature exploration guides, and how-to books on riding and caring for horses. Discover just how much fun hands-on learning and exploration can be.

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Catch the Wind, Harness the Sun

Kids ages 8 to 12 will love these 22 exciting activities and experiments focused on producing and playing with renewable energy. Projects range from the quick and simple — like the Pie Plate Wind-Maker — to the thrillingly large-scale, like Pedal Power, in which kids use a bicycle to power a 12-volt battery. Each activity teaches children about renewable energy and larger environmental issues. Education doesn’t get more fun than this! Catch the Wind, Harness the Sun offers more than enough to get any kid charged up about renewable energy.

$ 16.95 US, Paper
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Candy Construction

Build a candy fantasy! Sharon Bowers shows you how to use ordinary store-bought candy and cookies as the raw material for a brand-new kind of crafting. Top a sheet cake with a crushed-cookie racetrack, tiny candy cars, and a candy pit crew—and watch the delight on your birthday boy’s face. Set out fudge-striped cookies and peanut butter cups to keep small family members busy making pilgrim hats on Thanksgiving Day. Spend a rainy afternoon with your kids, making a pirate ship complete with little pirates made of licorice and candy corn. You’ll find simple, step-by-step instructions for making dozens of things children love, including spaceships, butterflies, a fairy-tale castle, a dump truck, planes, Egyptian pyramids, aliens, a steam train, Christmas trees, Easter eggs, and much more — all crafted with candy. The sweet possibilities are endless!

$ 14.95 US, Paper
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Pony Play Games & Puzzles

Saddle up for lots of fun! Walk, trot, canter, and gallop your way through a variety of mazes, crosswords, quizzes, jokes, picture puzzles, and word searches--all related to the world of playful ponies! Jackie the Jack Russell terrier and Barney the barn owl are in-the-know guides for a puzzle-packed tour around the horse farm. Their silly, horsey humor keeps children laughing while they solve 100 fun brainteasers. The five chapters progress in difficulty — from Walk to Gallop — encouraging children to stretch their abilities as they learn more about ponies.

$ 9.95 US, Paper
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The Great Outdoors Games & Puzzles

Bursting with adventuresome activities, The Great Outdoors Games & Puzzles will keep children on their toes! Fun loving animals of all kinds live within these pages and guide kids through a plethora of games, puzzles, trivia, riddles, brainteasers, and wit-sharpeners that will keep them busy and entertained for hours at a time.

$ 9.95 US, Paper
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The Barnyard Read-and-Play Sticker Book

Children will play for hours with this full-color activity book, perfect for any kid who loves farm animals. Eighty reusable vinyl stickers can be arranged and re-arranged on fold-out backgrounds that include a barn interior, a barnyard, a large fenced-in pen, a chicken coop, and a panorama of the entire farm. Includes profiles of the animals and fun ideas for arranging the stickers.

$ 7.95 US, Paper