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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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Excavate! Dinosaurs

Excavate! Dinosaurs is the perfect paper paleontology collection for dinosaur-loving kids ages 7 and up. With fun text and colorful illustrations, Jonathan Tennant explains the anatomy, habits, and diet of 12 iconic dinosaurs from the Cretaceous, Jurassic, and Triassic eras. Pages of pop-out pieces can be assembled into stand-up paper models of each dinosaur skeleton, but only if kids can use their new knowledge and imagination to put the pieces together correctly — just like real paleontologists do!

$ 12.95 US, Paper with punch-out pages
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Catch the Wind, Harness the Sun

Get charged up about energy! With more than 20 fun activities and experiments that will have children ages 8 to 12 enthusiastically engaged with making and using renewable energy, Michael J. Caduto takes a hands-on approach to fighting climate change. Step-by-step instructions for projects range from using the sun to make fires to charging electronic devices by peddling your bicycle. Additional energy case studies encourage kids to think about the basic tenets of resource management. Change the world — one miniature windmill at a time.

$ 16.95 US, Paper
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Candy Construction

Build a candy fantasy! Use ordinary store-bought candy and cookies as the raw material for a brand-new kind of crafting, where castles are made with wafer-cookie walls and race cars have Oreos for wheels. Sharon Bowers provides step-by-step instructions for dozens of whimsical and fun projects that will have you seeing candy in a whole new way. From licorice pirates and centipedes made from Life Savers to marshmallow aliens and candy bento boxes, 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 exciting activities, The Great Outdoors Games & Puzzles will keep even the most adventurous children on their toes! Buckley the beaver and his pal Daffodil the duck lead the way on this intrepid expedition full of puzzles, riddles, and brainteasers created by master puzzle makers Helen Hovanec and Patrick Merrell. With plenty of fun facts and outdoor trivia, this lively and enriching activity book will keep children entertained for hours on end.

$ 9.95 US, Paper