Kindergarten - Grade 2

Go beyond the zoo to explore the world of animal life. Read with your child about different animal facts and explore beautiful wildlife photography. Ranging from jungles to oceans and dinosaurs to polar bears you'll enjoy spending time reading these animal books together.


Learning Ladders 1
Learning Ladders 1
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Learning Ladders Set 1 This beloved hardcover learning library features beautiful artwork and photographs to capture the interest and imagination of very young children. Learning Ladders includes two curriculum-based, 10-volume sets centered on early childhood nonfiction topics. Learning Ladders is “highly recommended” by Catholic Library World, which calls the volumes “stunning.” The volumes can be used as read-out-loud for pre-readers or for independent reading by older children. This is a...

Learning Ladders Set 2
Learning Ladders Set 2
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Learning Ladders Book Set 2 Presented by World Book Encyclopedia, this beloved set features beautiful artwork and photographs to capture the interest and imagination of very young children. Learning Ladders includes two curriculum-based, 10-volume sets centered on early childhood nonfiction topics. The Learning Ladders Series is a delightful look at children's favorite topics - each book is filled with the perfect mix of fun, facts, and fiction. Learning Ladders is “highly recommended” by...

The World Book Encyclopedia 2017 encyclopedia, encyclopedia set, encyclopedia collection, education, encyclopedia books
The World Book Encyclopedia 2017
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Ageless Light —Ageless Knowledge This edition’s Spinescape® is a night-sky photo taken of Lake Tahoe in the Sierra Nevada mountain range on the border between the U.S. states of California and Nevada. The scene shows dawn overtaking night and symbolizes the enlightening impact of knowledge on confusion and ignorance. With this 2017 edition, The World Book Encyclopedia marks the centenary of the publication of its first edition and celebrates 100 years of serving readers everywhere who strive...

Invisible to the Eye: Animals in Disguise
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Look! Are those the eyes and nose of a hare peeking out from a snowy landscape? Is that a well-camouflaged chameleon, or just a leaf? Look again! Children will delight in this challenging game of “hide and seek” with the world’s most cleverly disguised animals. Give your young readers an engrossing book that will invite them to take a closer look at nature while learning about the survival strategies of animals from every corner of our planet. “Invisible To The Eye” includes an answer key for...

Childcraft: How and Why Collection
Childcraft: How and Why Collection
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This children’s classic weaves together illustrations, photographs, activities, and a child-friendly tone to create a comprehensive picture of the world. Colorful photos and bold, playful illustrations add to the fun activities and help young children to learn about arts, plants, the universe, earth, human body, history, and more.Large text is suitable for beginning readers while colorful sidebars and fact boxes break up paragraphs and encourage exploring. Diagrams are used to make sense of...

Bright Connection Kids Special
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My First 10 Paintings Introducing 10 of the most famous artworks of all time, this educational resource helps young art scholars discover masterpieces such as the Mona Lisa, Snake Charmer, and Starry Night. Celebrated and world-renowned works of art reveal themselves through cut-out pages that children must keep turning in order to discover the full work of art. Masters such as Paul Klee, Pablo Picasso, and Vincent van Gogh are just some of the artists featured in this book. Ideal for both the...

A Taste of the Moon
A Taste of the Moon
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Join the tortoise, the elephant, the giraffe, the zebra, the lion, the fox, the monkey, and the mouse on their collaborative quest to reach the moon in the night sky. Appealing illustrations punctuate a story that draws from classic fables and legends, while shedding light on the central value of generosity, solidarity, and kindness. This contemporary myth engages young readers in the friendship and coorporative effort of eight circus animals whose determination might just help them catch a...

Animal Babies (Learning Ladders)
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Learn about the different ways that animal babies live, learn, and grow.This richly visual learning library introduces basic lessons tied closely to early childhood curriculum topics. Each spread includes introductory text, colorful illustrations with detailed captions, and photographs that show real-world examples of the featured topic. Puzzle pages, fun facts, and true/false quizzes appear at the end of each volume.

Animal Homes (Learning Ladders)
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Learn about different kinds of animal homes, from underground tunnels to tree houses, shells, and more.This richly visual learning library introduces basic lessons tied closely to early childhood curriculum topics. Each spread includes introductory text, colorful illustrations with detailed captions, and photographs that show real-world examples of the featured topic. Puzzle pages, fun facts, and true/false quizzes appear at the end of each volume.

Animals of the World Special Bundle
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Now, for a limited time only, World Book is offering 3 of the most popular books from our Animals of the World Series as part of one inexpensive package! Learn cool information about the many creatures that make up the animal kingdom! World Book’s Animals of the World provides an extensive library of books about animals for children who love animal picture books and and answers questions that inquisitive older kids have about animals. American Reference Books Annual praised Animals of the...

Brainy Baby® Animal Puzzles
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Easy and Fun Animal Puzzle Games For KidsThis fun game set includes mini-puzzles that are especially designed to build your child's recognition and matching skills with images of real animals and vivid colors. Includes 30 double-sided picture cards that make 10 complete puzzles. Your kids can fit the pieces of the animal's name on one side to find the matching animal's picture on the other side. Made with the best quality material with your child in mind. Learn while playing! This easy animal...

Brainy Baby® Animals Bundle
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Animals Board Book, DVD and Game for Preschoolers!This fun set includes the DVD, board book and flashcards on all things animals in one convenient value pack! Includes: 45-minute DVD, 16-page board book and 36-piece flashcard set. Your kids can learn while playing!. This is one of the best interactive learning packages for preschool kids!Brainy Baby® Animals Board BookAnimals are all around us! Children will delight in seeing the names and images of animals that live in the jungle, the swamp,...

Childcraft - Code Red: Animals in Peril Code Red: Animals in Peril help kids learn about extincted and endangered animals around the world.
Childcraft - Code Red: Animals in Peril
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Facts about Extinct and Endangered Animals in the World Code Red: Animals in Peril is a richly illustrated, 208-page volume that features a variety of animals that have been classified as “threatened” by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN). The text and illustrations combine to make children aware of animals that have become extinct and those that are considered vulnerable, endangered, or critically endangered. Part 1: Information about Extinct...

Desert Animals
Desert Animals
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Safari Sam takes readers on an adventure to lean all about desert animals! Full-page photographs pair with factual information to create a fun and approachable introduction to familiar and unusual animals in each habitat. Including helpful iconography, a glossary, and an index, Safari Sam's Wild Animals series is ideal for young nature and animal enthusiasts!

Dogs, From Woofs to Wags
Dogs, From Woofs to Wags
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Childcraft: Dogs, from Woofs to Wags is a richly illustrated, 208-page volume that introduces children to dogs. The text and illustrations combine to show how dogs came to play an important role in people’s lives, what breeds of dogs there are, and what people need to do to properly take care of their dogs.Dogs, from Woofs to Wags begins with an explanation of the difference between a “mutt” and a purebred dog. Original drawings and photographs accompany text that describes various dog breeds...

Early World of Learning Annual Subscription
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New! Completely Redesigned and Updated!Produced with advice from experts in early childhood development and education, Early World of Learning is the leading online resource for young children. It includes four beautiful, interactive learning sites designed for young learners: Trek's Travels offers narrated stories, interactive games, and original videos that teach critical early childhood themes, including numbers, shapes, colors, opposites, and more Welcome to Reading is centered around 48...

Freshwater Animals
Freshwater Animals
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Young readers will learn all about freshwater animals in this informative and engaging book. Full-page photographs pair with factual information to create a fun and approachable introduction to familiar and unusual animals in each habitat. Including helpful iconography, a glossary, and an index, Safari Sam's Wild Animals series is ideal for young nature and animal enthusiasts!

Hammerheads and More
Hammerheads and More
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Product available in U.S. only. Dive into the fascinating world of sharks! Which shark is the speed demon of the sea? Is there anything that sharks will not eat? Kids will be delighted to learn the answers to these questions and find out other wild facts about sharks in Hammerheads and More!

Invasive Species Takeover
Invasive Species Takeover
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Countless angry bees headed our way! Fish that eat everything in the water where they're swimming! It's an invasive species takeover! This series examines some of the most prominent nonnative animals and plants making an impact in their newfound homes.

Jungle Animals
Jungle Animals
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Jungle animals are featured in this engaging installment to the Safari Sam's Wild Animals series. Full-page photographs pair with factual information to create a fun and approachable introduction to familiar and unusual animals in each habitat. Including helpful iconography, a glossary, and an index, Safari Sam's Wild Animals series is ideal for young nature and animal enthusiasts!

Ladders: Wild Animals
Ladders: Wild Animals
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Learn More About Fascinating Wild Animals in Africa!Presented by World Book, Wild Animals is part of our Learning Ladders series. Find out about roaring lions, zebras, giraffes, huge hippos, spotted cheetahs, and many other exciting wild animals! This beloved learning library features beautiful artwork and photographs to capture the interest and imagination of very young children. In this book, you can discover facts about many of the different animals who make their homes in the grasslands of...

Mountain Animals
Mountain Animals
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Follow Safari Sam to learn all about animals that live on mountains in this education children's book. Full-page photographs pair with factual information to create a fun and approachable introduction to familiar and unusual animals in each habitat. Including helpful iconography, a glossary, and an index, Safari Sam's Wild Animals series is ideal for young nature and animal enthusiasts!

Ocean Animals
Ocean Animals
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Informative guide Safari Sam teaches young readers about some of the many animals that live in the ocean. Full-page photographs pair with factual information to create a fun and approachable introduction to familiar and unusual animals in each habitat. Including helpful iconography, a glossary, and an index, Safari Sam's Wild Animals series is ideal for young nature and animal enthusiasts!

Penguins and Other Flightless Birds
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Who doesn’t love our feathered friend, the penguin, with it’s adorable waddle, social personality, and classy coat? A penguin is flightless bird. As you might guess, a flightless bird is a bird that can't fly. All birds have wings. But a flightless bird's wings are usually small for its body; other flightless birds include rheas, cassowaries, kiwis, and the emu. Where in the world do flightless birds live? Can Penguins breathe underwater? Want to learn more about Penguins and Flightless...

Polar Animals
Polar Animals
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Explore various polar animals with guide Safari Sam in this engaging children's book. Full-page photographs pair with factual information to create a fun and approachable introduction to familiar and unusual animals in each habitat. Including helpful iconography, a glossary, and an index, Safari Sam's Wild Animals series is ideal for young nature and animal enthusiasts!

Rain Forest Animals (Learning Ladders)
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Learn about sleepy sloths, fierce jaguars, and many other exciting rain forest animals.This richly visual learning library introduces basic lessons tied closely to early childhood curriculum topics. Each spread includes introductory text, colorful illustrations with detailed captions, and photographs that show real-world examples of the featured topic. Puzzle pages, fun facts, and true/false quizzes appear at the end of each volume.

Rank It!
Rank It!
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Compare-and-contrast lessons have never been this fun! Each book in the "Rank it!" series highlights 11 of the books most popular people and topics.

Safari Sam Bundle
Safari Sam Bundle
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Safari Sam takes readers on an adventure to learn about animals in their unique habitats. Full-page photographs pari with factual information to create a fun and approachable introduction to familiar and unusual animals in each habitat. Including helpful iconography, a glossary, and in an index, Safari Sam's Wild Animals series is ideal for young nature and animal enthusiasts!Bundle includes:- Desert Animals- Freshwater Animals- Jungle Animals- Mountain Animals- Ocean Animals- Polar...

Treasure Tree Animal Pack
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For years, World Book's Treasure Tree series of books has helped young children learn with classic story books. With World Book's incredible Treasure Tree Animal Pack, you and your children will journey deep into the woods to meet forest friends, across the wide savannah where you will encounter baby elephants, and even back in time to walk with long extinct dinosaurs. Your children will love learning about animals, and guess what? As they read about animals large and small, they will also...

Treasure Tree: Backyard Bugs
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For years, World Book's Treasure Tree series of books has helped young children learn with classic story books, like "Backyard Bugs" featuring eye-opening introductions to topics. Now, for the low price of $7.99, your child can learn all about the bugs that live in their very own backyard! Featuring beautiful illustrations, and fun text, your kids will love this great book about bugs! Check out other books in Treasure Tree series: Into the Rain ForestDinosaur DaysKits, Calves, and CubsForest...

Treasure Tree: Dinosaur Days
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"Dinosaur Days" is a great way to introduce your children to the world of dinosaurs. This fun dinosaur book will take you and children back to pre-history where you can learn all about dinosaurs. Kids love dinosaurs, and with dinosaur days, you can make learning fun for your whole family.

Treasure Tree: Forest Friends
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"Forest Friends" by World Book Early Literacy Library will help your children fall in love with reading by taking them deep into the forest to meet the animals who live there! Your kids will love to learn about squirrels, sparrows, and all of the other animals who make the forest their home. Treasure Tree:For years, World Book's Treasure Tree series of books has helped young children learn with classic story books. With World Book's incredible Treasure Tree Animal Pack, you and your children...

Treasure Tree: Into the Rain Forest
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For years, World Book's Treasure Tree series of books has helped young children learn with classic story books, like "Into the Rain Forest". You and your children can journey into the heart of the rain forest, and encounter toucans, frogs and many of the other fascinating animals who live there! Featuring beautiful illustrations, and fun text, your kids will love "Into the Rain Forest".

Treasure Tree: Kits, Calves, and Cubs
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"Kits, Calves and Cubs" by World Book Early Literacy Library. In this beaitufully illustrated book for young readers, you and your children can learn about animals and their children. Learn how animals around the world take care of their young, while teaching your own young children to read.Check out other books in Treasure Tree series:Backyard BugsInto the Rain ForestDinosaur DaysForest Friends

Under the Sea (Learning Ladders)
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Learn about giant whales, fierce sharks, tiny seahorses, and many other exciting sea creatures.This richly visual learning library introduces basic lessons tied closely to early childhood curriculum topics. Each spread includes introductory text, colorful illustrations with detailed captions, and photographs that show real-world examples of the featured topic. Puzzle pages, fun facts, and true/false quizzes appear at the end of each volume.

What Living Things Need (Learning Ladders)
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What causes the seasons to change? How many hours do elephants spend eating each day? What are the largest creatures that ever lived? Read this book to find out!Part of World Book's Learning Ladders series, this book introduces children to the basic needs of all living things. Each spread includes introductory text, colorful illustrations with detailed captions, and photographs that show real-world examples of the featured topic. Puzzle pages, fun facts, and true/false quizzes appear at the...

Wild Animal Kingdom
Wild Animal Kingdom
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Take readers beyond the zoo and into the habitats of the worlds most intriguing animals.

Wild Animals (Learning Ladders)
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Learn about roaring lions, huge hippos, spotted cheetahs, and many other exciting wild animals.This richly visual learning library introduces basic lessons tied closely to early childhood curriculum topics. Each spread includes introductory text, colorful illustrations with detailed captions, and photographs that show real-world examples of the featured topic. Puzzle pages, fun facts, and true/false quizzes appear at the end of each volume.

World Book Encyclopedia 2015
World Book Encyclopedia 2015
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The Lure of Learning - World Book Encyclopedia 2015! Through the striking image of bees seeking nourishment from a flower, the SPINESCAPE® design for the World Book Encyclopedia 2015 edition—The Lure of Learning—represents the human desire for knowledge. Bees depend on flowers to provide them with sustenance. So, too, do readers depend on the World Book Encyclopedia to provide them with accurate and authoritative information needed to develop a better understanding of their world. Your family...

World Book Encyclopedia 2016 encyclopedia, reference book, elementary education
World Book Encyclopedia 2016
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Bright Through LearningThe pink anemonefish (Amphiprion perideraion) featured in the Spinescape® thrives in the sheltering but also stinging environment of an anemone's tentacles. Our world sometimes can leave us fearing that we are surrounded by dangers, and learning is an important tool we use to understand and live in our world. Among the meanings of the word bright are smart, clever, and quick- all helpful characteristics in our challenging world. This 2016 edition of The World Book...

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World Book Online 1 Year Subscription World Book Online includes five great online encyclopedia sites for kids at multiple research levels. Give your kids the best facts they can get!
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World Book Online—One Subscription for the Entire Family! Fast Facts You Can Trust When you need fast, reliable information for homework, reports, or just a lingering question, World Book Online is the place to go. Using the same expert information found in The World Book Encyclopedia, these easy-to-navigate websites feature: Seven complete databases for multiple research levels A colorful, approachable look and feel with articles written at your student's level A consistent cross-platform...

World of Dinosaurs (Learning Ladders)
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Learn about the scary Tyrannosaurus, the long-necked Diplodocus, and other creatures that lived long ago.This richly visual learning library introduces basic lessons tied closely to early childhood curriculum topics. Each spread includes introductory text, colorful illustrations with detailed captions, and photographs that show real-world examples of the featured topic. Puzzle pages, fun facts, and true/false quizzes appear at the end of each volume.

World of Insects (Learning Ladders)
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Learn about fierce praying mantises, busy honey bees, beautiful butterflies, and other amazing insects.This richly visual learning library introduces basic lessons tied closely to early childhood curriculum topics. Each spread includes introductory text, colorful illustrations with detailed captions, and photographs that show real-world examples of the featured topic. Puzzle pages, fun facts, and true/false quizzes appear at the end of each volume.

World of Pets (Learning Ladders)
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Are dogs related to wolves? How many hours a day do cats spend sleeping? How often do hamsters give birth? Read this book to find out!Part of World Book's Learning Ladders series, this book introduces children to common household pets, such as dogs, cats, rabbits, and guinea pigs. Each spread includes introductory text, colorful illustrations with detailed captions, and photographs that show real-world examples of the featured topic. Puzzle pages, fun facts, and true/false quizzes appear at...

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World Book Discover offers compelling resources specifically developed for students reading below grade level due to language or learning difficulties. The rich collection includes reference articles, text-to-speech capabilities, research tools, and interactive videos.