New enthusiasts are flocking to the fascinating pastime of birding. National Geographic has been providing clear and accurate information for 25 years with our million-selling Field Guide to the Birds of North America. Now, to better serve the expanding market, we've customized our field-guide format to offer unique coverage for birders east of the Rocky Mountains.
This provocative book of photography offers a bold new insight into the lives of the world's largest mammals, along with their complex societies. In these pages, we learn that whales share an amazing ability to learn and adapt to opportunities, from specialized feeding strategies to parenting techniques. There is also evidence of deeper, cultural elements of whale identity, from unique dialects to matrilineal societies to organized social customs like singing contests.
Food chemistry, atom crashing, wave power, and robots! These are just a few of the topics covered in this fantastic new science encyclopedia, which presents a comprehensive overview of physical and life sciences from A to Z.
In volume two of The Coolest Stuff on Earth: A Closer Look at the Weird, Wild, and Wonderful by National Geographic, you'll uncover the secrets behind our planet's most magnificent marvels, epic extremes, and astonishing animals in this fact-packed series sequel!
Dive into a world of aquatic mystery in this action-packed combination of science and adventure as famed National Geographic Explorer Sylvia Earle leads readers on an in-depth tour of life beneath the waves.
T. rex, triceratops, pterosaurs, saber-toothed cats! This colorful reference book is jam-packed with 1,000 fascinating facts about what these prehistoric creatures looked like, how they lived, and the evidence they left behind.
Geared to the casual and experienced birdwatcher alike, this completely revised guide to 150 of the most common and interesting birds in North America provides the perfect way to appreciate the feathered friends outside your window.
In Mission to Mars: My Vision for Space Exploration Book, legendary ''space statesman'' Buzz Aldrin speaks out as a vital advocate for the continuing quest to push the boundaries of the universe as we know it.
Space is still the final frontier and Mars continues to make news and attract generations of young people. In this fascinating book, hero-astronaut Buzz Aldrin challenges curious kids to think about Mars as not just a faraway red planet but as a possible future home for Earthlings!
Compiled from hours of interviews drawn from the eponymous National Geographic documentary, this inspiring book from world-renowned infectious disease specialist Anthony Fauci shares the lessons that have shaped the celebrated doctor's life philosophy, offering an intimate view of one of the world's greatest medical minds as well as universal advice to live by.
For avian enthusiasts, from armchair observers to dedicated life-listers, this brilliant book from acclaimed National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore celebrates the beauty of all birds, great and small.
This charming reference introduces young readers to the wider world by exploring languages, landscapes, weather, animals, capital cities, mountains, deserts, and more. More than 100 colorful photos are paired with kid-friendly and age-appropriate maps along with basic facts about each continent.
This timely National Geographic The 10 Best of Everything National Parks idea-filled guide covers ''classic'' parks, national historical parks, national monuments, national battlefields, national scenic trails, and beyond.
There's simply no better getaway in the United States than a visit to one of the country's 62 national parks from Alaska to the Virgin Islands, from Maine to American Samoa. Profiled in this all-new ninth edition of National Geographic's enduring and informative guide, you'll find expert travel advice, candid tips for hiking and wildlife spotting, and detailed maps to help navigate your way through America's great outdoors.
For science geeks, space and physics nerds, and all who want to understand their place in the universe, this enlightening new book from Neil deGrasse Tyson offers a unique take on the mysteries and curiosities of the cosmos, building on rich material from his beloved StarTalk podcast.
In Explorer Academy: The Tiger's Nest – A Novel by Trudi Trueit, the explorers venture through a vast underwater world and take part in a friendly robotics competition, but the tides of good fortune change quickly.
Barcelona, as defined by writer Eduardo Mendoza, is ''The city of wonders.'' And there's no better way to explore this dynamic city than venturing beyond its most famous attractions. Do so by walking along the 14 itineraries in the second edition of National Geographic Walking Barcelona: The Best of the City Guide.
The first edition of Ultimate Weird but True was an instant hit, and now the second edition has even more zany fun! Ultimate Weird but True 2 has a fun cover with lots of sparkle and is packed with cool photos!
Numbers are everywhere in basketball—from the dimensions of the court to the points you can score to the digits on each player's jersey. In this awesome new book, you'll learn how these numbers make basketball the game we know and love today, and also get a few tips on how to improve your game.
New York Times best-selling author Dan Buettner reveals the surprising secrets of the world’s happiest places--and shows how we can all apply the lessons of true happiness to our lives. In this inspiring book, Buettner offers game-changing tools for setting up your life to be the happiest it can be.