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.
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.
Visually stunning and comprehensive, National Geographic's Atlas of Beer: A Globe-Trotting Journey Through the World of Beer is a richly illustrated book that includes more beers and more countries than any other book of its kind.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Did you know that volcanoes once erupted on the moon, or that a group of sharks is called a shiver? 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.
Empire builders, legendary leaders, revolutionary rebels, powerful pioneers, and more ... discover more than 100 wonder women who prove that girls totally rule in this fascinating book from National Geographic.
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.
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!
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.
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.