Welcome to the Return to Learn Giveaway Hop! Thanks to National Geographic Kids Books, one of my readers will win a “fin-tastic” prize package of kids’ books!
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National Geographic Kids Fin-Tastic Books
If your kids are like mine, they probably love learning about the ocean and all of the fish in the sea! We look forward to watching Shark Week every year. Yes, summer break is almost over, and whether your kids are going back to school or will be learning at home, these books are ones they’ll certainly enjoy.
The Ultimate Book of Sharks
Dive into the wild world of sharks! Get up close to learn the truth behind these fantastic, ferocious fish with famed National Geographic photographer and explorer Brian Skerry.
Age Range: 9 – 12 years
Grade Level: 4 – 7
Series: National Geographic Kids
Hardcover: 192 pages
Publisher: National Geographic Children’s Books; edition edition (May 15, 2018)
Join this amazing underwater adventure to track the sharks of the world, from the teeniest dogfish to the everfeared great white. This ultimate book features every species of shark on the planet, with awesome photos, fascinating facts, the latest science, and firsthand stories of real-life encounters with these incredible creatures. Learn how sharks live, how they eat, the challenges they face, and whether or not you are actually on the menu!
The Ultimate Book of Sharks is a book for kids around the middle grade and junior high age group. However, if you are a shark lover, it’s one you’ll want to have on hand to read too. The photos are amazing! This book really is the ultimate book about sharks. Want to know about a certain type of shark? The facts are in here. It’s a must have for all shark lovers!
National Geographic Readers: Sharks!
He’s quick. He’s silent. He has five rows of deadly teeth.
Age Range: 5 – 8 years
Grade Level: Kindergarten – 3
Paperback: 32 pages
Publisher: National Geographic Children’s Books; English Language edition (July 8, 2008)
Chomp! Meet the shark—the fish who ruled the deep before dinosaurs roamed the Earth! This fish has soft cartilage so he can glide, twist, and turn before his prey can say “gulp!” He can smell a single drop of blood in 25 million drops of ocean. He can feel electricity given off by his prey. He will lose and replace more than 10,000 teeth in his lifetime. Cool photos bring kids into the shark’s world. Fun facts go deep into the shark’s scary science.
Sharks is perfect for kids who are learning to read. It’s a level 2 reader, so they’re perfect for kids who can read longer sentences. It’s got more complex vocabulary, so you’ll want to read this along with your early reader. I love the awesome facts and photos in this book and your kids will too.
Extreme Ocean: Amazing Animals, High-Tech Gear, Record-Breaking Depths and Much More
Discover the most outrageous aspects of the deep blue—from record-breaking depths to towering tsunamis, underwater giants to tiny sea creatures–along with ocean conservation challenges and what you can do to help.
Age Range: 8 – 12 years
Grade Level: 3 – 7
Paperback: 112 pages
Publisher: National Geographic Children’s Books (March 3, 2020)
Dive into a world of aquatic mystery in this action-packed combination of science and adventure. Famed National Geographic Explorer Sylvia Earle leads readers on an in-depth tour of life beneath the waves. Come face-to-face with whales and sharks, learn about the newest and most hi-tech ocean gear and gadgets, experiment with hands-on activities, and join Earle as she recounts her most daring dives. Packed with fascinating tidbits, animal profiles, and up-to-date science, each chapter combines stunning photography with fun, accessible text. Perfect for curious kids, ocean lovers, young explorers, and the classroom. Extreme Ocean reveals the mystery, majesty, danger, and–above all–the importance of our ocean.
Head over to this Earth Day post to read my review of Extreme Ocean!
So Cool! Sharks
They have super senses! They leap clear out of the water! They swallow prey in a single gulp! Let’s face it: Sharks are … SO COOL! And, well, so is this book!
Age Range: 3 – 7 years
Grade Level: Preschool – 2
Series: So Cool!
Hardcover: 32 pages
Publisher: National Geographic Children’s Books (April 30, 2019)
Sharks are among the world’s top predators, but that’s just ONE reason why they are SO COOL. So who wouldn’t want to hang out with them to learn more! These books blend awesome animal photos with silly quips and info that will delight young readers and animal enthusiasts. For example, kids can catch the hunting habits of a great white shark while learning that its true nature is as chill as a frozen fish stick. This is the perfect little reader to get their brain buzzing and keep them laughing during downtime, bedtime, or anytime.
So Cool! Sharks is a cute little book with some easy text for the littlest listeners and more detailed text for the listeners who are a little older and more attentive. It’s got lots of cool facts and some silly stuff thrown in too! The pictures are vibrant and show lots of detail. Your shark lovers will really enjoy this one!
Little Kids First Big Book of the Ocean
Age Range: 4 – 8 years
Grade Level: Preschool – 3
Series: National Geographic Little Kids First Big Books
Hardcover: 128 pages
Publisher: National Geographic Children’s Books; Amazon Kindle edition edition (October 8, 2013)
National Geographic Kids First Big Book of the Ocean is an adorable animal reference that includes the sea’s high-interest animals, such as dolphins, sharks, sea otters, and penguins, and introduces kids to some of its lesser-known creatures. More than 100 charming animal photos illustrate the profiles, with facts about the creatures’ sizes, diets, homes, and more. This book will quickly become a favorite at storytime, bedtime, and any other time.
Little Kids First Big Book of the Ocean is such a great read aloud book. When you get this book, be sure to read the “Introduction and How to Use This Book.” Your kids will learn about the Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, and Arctic oceans. They’ll learn about the different animals found in these oceans and some cool facts about the ocean in general. I really recommend this book as a learning resource because it makes learning fun! If you homeschool your kids or you’re looking for ways to supplement either digital learning or classroom learning, this is one book you definitely need!
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One winner of the “Fin-tastic Grand Prize Pack” which consists of all 5 titles listed above (total ARV $60).; ends 8/18
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