A stunning tableau of Egyptian myths, including those of pharaohs, queens, the boisterous Sun God Ra, and legendary creatures like the Sphinx. The lyrical storytelling of award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli dramatizes the timeless tales of ancient Egypt that is sure to delight existing fans as well as create new ones.
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.
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!
From the team that created the Ultimate Weird but True books, 5,000 Awesome Facts (About Everything) Volume 3 treats kids to brain candy and eye candy all rolled into one treasure trove with even more high-interest fascinating facts.
In When Women Ruled the World: Six Queens of Egypt celebrated Egyptologist Kara Cooney delivers a fascinating tale of female power, exploring the reasons why it has seldom been allowed through the ages, and why we should care.
An almanac like no other, this latest dynamic annual for the 21st century features high-energy pages packed with facts, photos, infographics, time lines, and maps that capture today's world. It's perfect for ages 12 to 112.
From the team that created the Ultimate Weird But True books, 5,000 Awesome Facts (About Everything) treats kids to brain candy and eye candy all rolled into one treasure trove of high-interest fascinating facts.
National Geographic's book 1001 Inventions: The Enduring Legacy of Muslim Civilization takes readers on a journey through years of forgotten Islamic history to discover one thousand fascinating scientific and technological inventions still being used throughout the world today.
In 2013, National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Lee Berger made the discovery of a lifetime: hundreds of prehistoric bones, including entire skeletons of at least 15 individuals, all perhaps two million years old. Almost Human is the first-person narrative of an archaeological discovery that is rewriting the story of human evolution.
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!