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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Excavate! Dinosaurs

The ultimate gift for dinosaur-loving kids ages 7 and up! With fun text and colorful illustrations, paleontologist Jonathan Tennant explains the anatomy, habits, and diet of 12 dinosaurs from the Cretaceous, Jurassic, and Triassic eras and then provides pop-out pieces of their skeletons for kids to assemble into stand-up paper models. However, the pieces are mixed up! Before the puzzles can be completed, kids must apply their new knowledge about the dinosaurs to figure out which pieces go together. Kids will love the challenge of sorting out which bones belong to which dinosaur -- just like real paleontologists do!


$ 12.95 US, Paper with punch-out pages
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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