National Parks A Kid's Guide to America’s Parks,  Monuments, and Landmarks Erin McHugh Illustrated by Neal Aspinall The perfect guide for your next family adventure, this  fun-filled book explores more than 75 U.S. parks,  monuments, and landmarks, from Maine’s Acadia National Park to California's Sequoia National Park.


National Parks

A Kid's Guide to America’s Parks,  Monuments, and Landmarks

Erin McHugh
Illustrated by Neal Aspinall


The perfect guide for your next family adventure, this  fun-filled book explores more than 75 U.S. parks,  monuments, and landmarks, from Maine’s Acadia National Park to California's Sequoia National Park.

National Wildlife Federation's World of Birds A Beginner's Guide Kim Kurki World of Birds introduces kids ages 7 through 12 to more than 120 different species of birds in their native environments, with detailed illustrations and exciting, memorable information from the experts at the NWF.


National Wildlife Federation's World of Birds

A Beginner's Guide

Kim Kurki

World of Birds introduces kids ages 7 through 12 to more than 120 different species of birds in their native environments, with detailed illustrations and exciting, memorable information from the experts at the NWF.

Mac King's Campfire Magic 50 Amazing, Easy-to-Learn Tricks and Mind-Blowing Stunts ... Using Cards, String, Pencils, and Other Stuff from Your Knapsack Mac King Illustrated by Bill King Renowned magician/comedian Mac King presents more than 50 amazing tricks and astounding (and often hilarious) feats of illusion for kids ages 9 to 12-perfect for the campsite or the great indoors! 


Mac King's Campfire Magic

50 Amazing, Easy-to-Learn Tricks and Mind-Blowing Stunts ... Using Cards, String, Pencils, and Other Stuff from Your Knapsack

Mac King
Illustrated by Bill King

Renowned magician/comedian Mac King presents more than 50 amazing tricks and astounding (and often hilarious) feats of illusion for kids ages 9 to 12-perfect for the campsite or the great indoors! 

  365 Simple Science Experiments with Everyday Materials E. Richard Churchill, Louis V. Loeschnig, and Muriel Mandell Illustrated by Frances W. Zweifel Volume One of Black Dog's classic collection of science experiments, this book includes 365 easy-to-follow, hands-on projects, so kids 9-12 can be excited about science every day of the year.

 

365 Simple Science Experiments with Everyday Materials

E. Richard Churchill, Louis V. Loeschnig, and Muriel Mandell
Illustrated by Frances W. Zweifel

Volume One of Black Dog's classic collection of science experiments, this book includes 365 easy-to-follow, hands-on projects, so kids 9-12 can be excited about science every day of the year.

365 More Simple Science Experiments with Everyday Materials E. Richard Churchill, Louis V. Loeschnig, and Muriel Mandell Illustrated by Frances W. Zweifel Volume Two in Black Dog’s best-selling Simple Science Experiments collection, 365 More Simple Science Experiments with Everyday Materials has a fresh new look at a great new price.


365 More Simple Science Experiments with Everyday Materials

E. Richard Churchill, Louis V. Loeschnig, and Muriel Mandell
Illustrated by Frances W. Zweifel

Volume Two in Black Dog’s best-selling Simple Science Experiments collection, 365 More Simple Science Experiments with Everyday Materials has a fresh new look at a great new price.

50 States A State-by-State Tour of the USA Erin McHugh Illustrated by Alfred Schrier Based on Black Dog’s successful State Shapes series, this great big guide to the country is a unique, fun-filled way for kids to learn everything there is to know about all 50 states!


50 States

A State-by-State Tour of the USA

Erin McHugh
Illustrated by Alfred Schrier

Based on Black Dog’s successful State Shapes series, this great big guide to the country is a unique, fun-filled way for kids to learn everything there is to know about all 50 states!

A Child's Introduction Series

                                                                                               A Child's Introduction to Natural History The Story of Our Living Earth-From Amazing Animals and Plants to Fascinating Fossils and Gems Heather Alexander Illustrated by Meredith Hamilton The newest volume in Black Dog's bestselling, award-winning Child's Introduction series is a fun, information-packed journey through our natural world, from fossils and prehistoric animals to butterflies and bears, all brought to life by full-color photographs and charming illustrations. 

                                                                                               A Child's Introduction to Natural History

The Story of Our Living Earth-From Amazing Animals and Plants to Fascinating Fossils and Gems

Heather Alexander
Illustrated by Meredith Hamilton

The newest volume in Black Dog's bestselling, award-winning Child's Introduction series is a fun, information-packed journey through our natural world, from fossils and prehistoric animals to butterflies and bears, all brought to life by full-color photographs and charming illustrations. 

A Child’s Introduction to Art The World’s Greatest Paintings and Sculptures Heather Alexander Illustrated by Meredith Hamilton The newest volume in Black Dog's best-selling, award-winning Child's Introduction series explores the fascinating world of art and artists and includes do-it-yourself art projects throughout. 


A Child’s Introduction to Art

The World’s Greatest Paintings and Sculptures

Heather Alexander
Illustrated by Meredith Hamilton

The newest volume in Black Dog's best-selling, award-winning Child's Introduction series explores the fascinating world of art and artists and includes do-it-yourself art projects throughout. 

A Child's Introduction to Greek Mythology The Stories of the Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, Monsters, and Other Mythical Creatures Heather Alexander Illustrated by Meredith Hamilton This book explores the fascinating world of Greek mythology, including all the classic tales, from the myth of Narcissus to Odysseus versus the Cyclopes.


A Child's Introduction to Greek Mythology

The Stories of the Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, Monsters, and Other Mythical Creatures

Heather Alexander
Illustrated by Meredith Hamilton

This book explores the fascinating world of Greek mythology, including all the classic tales, from the myth of Narcissus to Odysseus versus the Cyclopes.

A Child's Introduction to the World Geography, Cultures and People - From the Grand Canyon to the Great Wall of China Heather Alexander Illustrated by Meredith Hamilton In this A Child's Introduction series installment, kids explore the countries, terrains, and cultures of our fascinating planet.  


A Child's Introduction to the World

Geography, Cultures and People - From the Grand Canyon to the Great Wall of China

Heather Alexander
Illustrated by Meredith Hamilton

In this A Child's Introduction series installment, kids explore the countries, terrains, and cultures of our fascinating planet.

 

A Child's Introduction to the Environment The Air, Earth, and Sea Around Us -- Plus Experiments, Projects, and Activities YOU Can Do to Help Our Planet Michael Driscoll and Prof. Dennis Driscoll Illustrated by Meredith Hamilton A Child's Introduction to the Environment provides an entertaining and instructive tour of the Earth's varied environments, along with activities and materials to encourage young environmentalists.


A Child's Introduction to the Environment

The Air, Earth, and Sea Around Us -- Plus Experiments, Projects, and Activities YOU Can Do to Help Our Planet

Michael Driscoll and Prof. Dennis Driscoll
Illustrated by Meredith Hamilton

A Child's Introduction to the Environment provides an entertaining and instructive tour of the Earth's varied environments, along with activities and materials to encourage young environmentalists.

Story of the Orchestra Listen While You Learn About the Instruments, the Music and the Composers Who Wrote the Music! Robert Levine Illustrated by Meredith Hamilton Eye-catching illustrations, engaging text and delightful musical selections on the accompanying 70-minute CD lead children ages 8 to 12 (and parents, too!) on an exciting and educational tour through the instruments and music of the orchestra.


Story of the Orchestra

Listen While You Learn About the Instruments, the Music and the Composers Who Wrote the Music!

Robert Levine
Illustrated by Meredith Hamilton

Eye-catching illustrations, engaging text and delightful musical selections on the accompanying 70-minute CD lead children ages 8 to 12 (and parents, too!) on an exciting and educational tour through the instruments and music of the orchestra.

A Child's Introduction to Poetry Listen While You Learn about the Magic Words that have Moved Mountains, Won Battles, and Made Us Laugh and Cry Michael Driscoll Illustrated by Meredith Hamilton A Child's Introduction to Poetry takes children ages 8 to 12 on a wide-ranging journey through the history and highlights of the world's poetry, covering everything from odes and epics to nonsense verse and haikus.


A Child's Introduction to Poetry

Listen While You Learn about the Magic Words that have Moved Mountains, Won Battles, and Made Us Laugh and Cry

Michael Driscoll
Illustrated by Meredith Hamilton

A Child's Introduction to Poetry takes children ages 8 to 12 on a wide-ranging journey through the history and highlights of the world's poetry, covering everything from odes and epics to nonsense verse and haikus.

  A Child's Introduction to the Night Sky The Story of the Stars, Planets, and Constellations--and How You Can Find Them in the Sky Michael Driscoll Illustrated by Meredith Hamilton  A Child's Introduction to the Night Sky is a great introduction to what astronomers have learned (and are still discovering), what astronauts and scientists explore—and what you yourself can find by gazing up into the night sky.

 

A Child's Introduction to the Night Sky

The Story of the Stars, Planets, and Constellations--and How You Can Find Them in the Sky

Michael Driscoll
Illustrated by Meredith Hamilton

 A Child's Introduction to the Night Sky is a great introduction to what astronomers have learned (and are still discovering), what astronauts and scientists explore—and what you yourself can find by gazing up into the night sky.

Other Collections

  The Get Ready for School Series For nearly a decade, the Get Ready for School series has been a staple for parents who want to prepare their children for the challenges of the upcoming school year. Children love the brightly colored activities and the chance to do homework like the “big kids.” Each title in the series reinforces essential, age-appropriate skills, recognized by educators nationwide, through fun and engaging activities and worksheets. The Get Ready for School series builds confidence and skills so that kids feel prepared on that scary first day of school.

 

The Get Ready for School Series

For nearly a decade, the Get Ready for School series has been a staple for parents who want to prepare their children for the challenges of the upcoming school year. Children love the brightly colored activities and the chance to do homework like the “big kids.”

Each title in the series reinforces essential, age-appropriate skills, recognized by educators nationwide, through fun and engaging activities and worksheets. The Get Ready for School series builds confidence and skills so that kids feel prepared on that scary first day of school.

  The Read-Aloud Series Reformatted and redesigned, these three books in Black Dog’s popular Read-Aloud series collect the most beloved stories, fairy tales, poems, legends, and myths of children’s literature.

 

The Read-Aloud Series

Reformatted and redesigned, these three books in Black Dog’s popular Read-Aloud series collect the
most beloved stories, fairy tales, poems, legends, and myths of children’s literature.

The State Shape Series Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, and Washington A state-by-state celebration of America, the State Shapes series is an exciting collection of distinctive kids books, each one custom die cut to the shape of the featured state. These books are packed with fun information including a short history, famous figures, geography, industry and environment. These books are sure to be a hit with 8-12 year olds--and grown-ups, too!  


The State Shape Series

Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, and Washington

A state-by-state celebration of America, the State Shapes series is an exciting collection of distinctive kids books, each one custom die cut to the shape of the featured state. These books are packed with fun information including a short history, famous figures, geography, industry and environment. These books are sure to be a hit with 8-12 year olds--and grown-ups, too!