Classic stories and dazzling illustrations of gods, goddesses, heroes and monsters come to life in a stunning tableau of Norse myths, including those of the thunder god Thor, the one-eyed god and Allfather Odin, and the trickster god Loki.
The new National Geographic Treasury of Greek Mythology offers timeless stories of Greek myths in a beautiful new volume. This imaginative, wonderfully illustrated book has received accolades from School Library Journal, the California Reading Association, and the Association for Library Services to Children.
This powerful photography collection, drawn from the celebrated National Geographic archive, reveals the lives of women from around the globe, accompanied by revelatory new interviews and portraits of contemporary trailblazers including Oprah Winfrey, Jane Goodall, and Christiane Amanpour.
Feast your eyes on the most brilliant bling from around the world in this opulent opus, celebrating iridescent animals, things that glitter and glow, a wealth of shiny wonders, and more lavish luxuries from our planet. If you like, sparkle and shine, this is the book for you!
Best known for finding the doomed ship Titanic, celebrated adventurer Robert Ballard has a lifetime of stories about exploring the ocean depths. Now he gets personal, telling the stories behind his most exciting discoveries—including how a top-secret naval mission provided the opportunity for his Titanic discovery—and opens up about his private tragedies.
Relive the 2016 centennial celebration of the National Parks by reading all about these greatest of American treasures–from Acadia to Zion. Filled with color photos, information on animals, fascinating lists, fun facts, maps, conservation tips, and much more, this book is your trusted guide to these most majestic of places.
Did you know that plants can get fevers, or that some turtles glow in the dark? It's all totally weird ... but true! This colorful, engaging book explores 350 outrageous facts like these that are sure to thrill and delight kids of all ages.
Oh, didn't realize you were leaving behind a trail of evidence? You will after you read Top Secret: Spies, Codes, Gadgets, and Classified Cases Revealed! In fact, you'll know all the tricks of the spy trade, get the scoop behind sleuthing, and discover all kinds of skills, like how ninjas walked on water. You'll read about cold cases and hidden places, cool disguises and wicked surprises, menacing mysteries, undiscovered histories, and so much more!
National Geographic presents the individuals who have led the U.S. in this up-to-date, authoritative, and lavishly illustrated family, school, and library reference. It features comprehensive profiles of all the former presidents along with timelines and descriptions of crucial events during their terms. Information about the 2020 president-elect or incumbent is also included. Thematic spreads cover a variety of topics from the history of voting rights to how to write a letter to the president. Full-page portraits, famous quotes, and interesting facts help kids get to know each leader. This new volume is a fascinating read and excellent reference for students and kids of all ages.
Girls Can … Innovate! Discover! Create! Lead nations, and rule kingdoms. Girls can change the world! This book puts to rest the tired adages of things girls can't do with powerful proof that girls not only can, but they do!
Greek mythology meets cute talking animals in this hilarious adventure fiction series starring Zeus, king of the gods ... ruler of minions ... and ... hamster. He's joined by a crazy crew of critters of the Mount Olympus Pet Center.
Did you know that peanut butter can be turned into a diamond? Or that the world's oldest pet goldfish lived to be 43 years old? It's all totally weird ... but true! This colorful, engaging book explores 350 outrageous facts like these that are sure to thrill and delight kids of all ages.
Ever wonder how haunted houses got their spooky rep; where cheese originally came from; and when and where people decided hitting a tiny ball with a long stick (ahem, golf?) was their idea of fun? Prepare to be amazed by the surprising backstories behind the things you use or do every day! From familiar foods and common clothing items to bizarre beauty regimens and quirky products, this book covers all your burning questions: Who thought of that? Where did that come from? Why is that a thing?
Classic stories from Greek mythology come to life in this latest single-subject themed book in the Weird But True spin-off series, Know-It-All. Strange facts accompanied by lush original full-color art cover everything kids need to know about Greek gods, heroes, monsters, and more.
The world has changed and this new atlas from the map experts at National Geographic captures the state of the planet with completely updated maps, stats, and fun facts—the perfect paperback reference for curious kids and students.
National Geographic author Michael Farquhar uncovers an instance of bad luck, epic misfortune, and unadulterated mayhem tied to every day of the year, from Caligula's blood-soaked end to hotelier Steve Wynn's unfortunate run-in with a priceless Picasso.
Did you know that fish sometimes cough, or that alligator teeth are hollow? It's all weird ... but true! This colorful, engaging book explores 350 outrageous facts like these that are sure to thrill and delight kids of all ages.