Do you have a little one that is fascinated with facts and or jokes? We have one that loves both and he is always looking for jokes or little unknown facts to share with his Dad. Ryan (the Daddy) is am ICU nurse and he likes to use jokes with his patients to break the stress of being in the hospital. These National Geographic books for kids will keep him filled with ice breakers for a long time!
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. For ages 8-12
Attention dinosaur fanatics! This is a big, gift-worthy hardcover that is also the most complete and comprehensive dinosaur reference ever. Although 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. For ages 7-10.
…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. For ages 8-12.
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! For ages 7-10.
Sweet dreams are made of this! Join National Geographic Kids on a trip around the globe to celebrate nature’s nursery.This collection of stunning photography of wee ones of the wild world will inspire, awe and awww. With dynamic profiles, clever poems, time-tested folktales, amazing rescue stories, and unlikely animal friendships, this book will be a favorite with sleepy little ones, new parents and moms-to-be. Featuring everything from wobbly baby bison to teeny turtles, mini-monkeys to fluffy foxes, this is the perfect keepsake book for the baby animal lover in us all.
I have to admit that I am fascinated with the little known facts book. And the images from the Nature’s Nursery are simply beautiful.
And I did not know that Santa’s reindeer are probably all female. Or that artificial snow can be made from seaweed! Really? I would have guessed no if asked both those questions before enjoying these books.
Honestly, these are an awesome set of books to have around if you have any curiosity at all. Between the fun facts, and some little known ick facts; you can spend hours enjoying these books with your little ones. So, turn off that video game and snuggle up with a good book.
If you are looking for unique stocking stuffers this holiday season, these National Geographic Kids Books are just what you need.
The Weird But True Christmas, the Ultimate Dinopedia, the Bet Your Didn’t Know: Fascinating, Far-out, Fun-tastic Facts, the Just Joking Jumbo: 1,000 Giant Jokes and Funny Photos, and the Hey, Baby!: A Collection of Pictures, Poems, and Stories from Nature’s Nursery are available on Amazon.