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This engaging series is tailored to young children’s interests and reading level. Lively text explains the basics of a popular subject, while intriguing facts are brought to life through detailed and informative artwork.

  • The Best Book of Gymnastics
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  • The Best Book of Martial Arts
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  • My Best Book of Dinosaurs
  • My Best Book of Snakes
  • My Best Book of Volcanoes
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  • My Best Book of Whales and Dolphins
    • My Best Book of Whales and Dolphins

    • The Best Book of
      Christiane Gunzi
      Kingfisher

    • My Best Book of Whales and Dolphins looks at the life cycles, habitats, and amazing diversity of these underwater mammals. It helps readers understand the differences between these marine creatures,...

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  • My Best Book of Rocks and Fossils
    • My Best Book of Rocks and Fossils

    • The Best Book of
      Chris Pellant
      Kingfisher

    • Pack up your gear and get ready to go on a dig. Whether it's iron ore, dazzling gemstones, or a prehistoric creature preserved in amber, exciting discoveries await budding paleontologists and geologists...

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      • Physical Book
  • My Best Book of Early People
    • My Best Book of Early People

    • The Best Book of
      Margaret Hynes
      Kingfisher

    • My Best Book of Early People is the perfect introduction to the advances of humankind from its primitive beginnings. How did Neanderthals make tools? Who were the first artists? When was writing...

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  • My Best Book of Spaceships
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    • My Best Book of Spaceships

    • The Best Book of
      Ian Graham
      Kingfisher

    • Blast off into Space to find out how rockets, probes, telescopes, and space shuttles work!

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  • The Best Book of Ballet
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    • The Best Book of Ballet

    • The Best Book of
      Angela Wilkes
      Kingfisher

    • This engaging series is tailored to young children's interests and reading level. Lively text explains the basics of a popular subject, while intriguing facts are brought to life through detailed...

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      • Physical Book
  • The Best Book of Ancient Rome
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    • The Best Book of Ancient Rome

    • The Best Book of
      Deborah Murrell
      Kingfisher

    • Find out more about everyday life in ancient Rome and what it meant to live in this fascinating city at the height of its empire. Every aspect of this great civilization is explored, from the bloodthirsty...

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  • The Best Book of Big Cats
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    • The Best Book of Big Cats

    • The Best Book of
      Christiane Gunzi
      Kingfisher

    • Big cats are a perennial favorite of young nature lovers, and in this handy
      paperback colorful close-ups reveal the features of the big cat species, while
      full-page, lavish artwork captures...

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  • The Best Book of Nighttime Animals
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    • The Best Book of Nighttime Animals

    • The Best Book of
      Belinda Weber
      Kingfisher

    • Evocative text and fantastic illustrations draw young readers in to the mysteries of the night. Realistic artwork captures the beauty of nighttime creatures, including coyotes, raccoons, owls, monkeys,...

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  • The Best Book of Pirates
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    • The Best Book of Pirates

    • The Best Book of
      Barnaby Howard
      Kingfisher

    • Stunning artwork depicts the lives and daredevil raids of famous pirates such as Blackbeard, Madame Cheng, and Captain Kidd, while clever cutaways and authoritative text reveal the day-to-day life...

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  • The Best Book of Knights and Castles
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    • The Best Book of Knights and Castles

    • The Best Book of
      Deborah Murrell
      Kingfisher

    • The Best Book of Knights and Castles takes the reader on an amazing journey to explore medieval castles all over the world. From the earliest fortifications in Europe, like motte and bailey...

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  • The Best Book of Ponies
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    • The Best Book of Ponies

    • The Best Book of
      Jackie Budd
      Kingfisher

    • Meet different pony breeds from around the world, learn how to ride, and discover the basics of pony care. From bridles and brushes to saddles and show jumping, The Best Book of Ponies is...

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  • The Best Book of the Moon
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    • The Best Book of the Moon

    • The Best Book of
      Ian Graham
      Kingfisher

    • From lunar cycles and craters to eclipses and moon landings, The Best Book of the Moon answers the questions about our favorite nighttime neighbor.

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  • My Best Book of Bugs
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    • My Best Book of Bugs

    • The Best Book of
      Claire Llewellyn
      Kingfisher

    • The Best Book of Bugs looks at the life cycles, habitats, and amazing diversity of insects and spiders in stunning close-up detail. This book has everything a young etymologist would ever want to...

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  • The Best Book of Ancient Greece
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  • The Best Book of Mummies
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    • The Best Book of Mummies

    • The Best Book of
      Philip Steele
      Kingfisher

    • A fascinating look beneath the bandages for an exploration of Egyptian mummies--who they were, how they were embalmed, where they were buried, and how they were rediscovered. Full-page scenes take...

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  • My Best Book of Sharks
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    • My Best Book of Sharks

    • The Best Book of
      Claire Llewellyn
      Kingfisher

    • The Best Book of Sharks by Claire Llewellyn offers amazing insight into the deep-sea lives of the creatures that have perennially captured children's imaginations--where sharks live, what they feed...

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  • The Best Book of Endangered and Extinct Animals
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    • The Best Book of Endangered and Extinct Animals

    • The Best Book of
      Christiane Gunzi
      Kingfisher

    • From dinosaurs to Siberian tigers, this title is a superb introduction to creatures that are either extinct, such as the dodo, or those that are under threat. Discover some of the wildest habitats...

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  • The Best Book of Wolves and Wild Dogs
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    • The Best Book of Wolves and Wild Dogs

    • The Best Book of
      Christiane Gunzi; Mike Rowe
      Kingfisher

    • Wolves, wild dogs, and, of course, their adorable cubs and pups hold a special fascination for children who wonder what life is like for their pets' feral cousins. The exciting and informative narrative...

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  • The Best Book of Polar Animals
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    • The Best Book of Polar Animals

    • The Best Book of
      Christiane Gunzi
      Kingfisher

    • Penguins, polar bears, puffins, walruses, and other fascinating animals of the polar regions await discovery in this colorful and engaging book. Large and detailed full-color spreads, complemented...

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  • The Best Book of Speed Machines
    • The Best Book of Speed Machines

    • The Best Book of
      Ian Graham
      Kingfisher

    • This engaging series is tailored to young children's interests and reading level. Lively text explains the basics of a popular subject, while intriguing facts are brought to life through detailed...

      • Available in:

      • Physical Book
  • The Best Book of Fossils, Rocks, and Minerals
    • The Best Book of Fossils, Rocks, and Minerals

    • The Best Book of
      Chris Perrault
      Kingfisher

    • Pack up your gear and get ready to go on a dig. Whether it's iron ore, dazzling gemstones, or a prehistoric creature preserved in amber, a mother lode of exciting discoveries await budding paleontologists...

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  • The Best Book of Spaceships
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    • The Best Book of Spaceships

    • The Best Book of
      Ian Graham
      Kingfisher

    • This engaging series is tailored to young children's interests and reading level. Lively text explains the basics of a popular subject, while intriguing facts are brought to life through detailed...

      • Available in:

      • Physical Book