Mommy's Favorite Things: Summer Fun, Facts and Fantastic Adventures with National Geographic & GIVEAWAY!

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Summer Fun, Facts and Fantastic Adventures with National Geographic & GIVEAWAY!

To gear up for summer, National Geographic Kids Books has new books that are all about facts, fun and fantastic adventures!  Check out these boredom-busting, brain-boosting titles that are perfect for fun summer reading:

National Geographic Little Kids Big Book of Why (ages 3-7, $15) - What makes a car go? How does mushy dough become a crispy cookie? What does the doctor see in my throat? An essential parent reference, The Big Book of Why invites children to ask big questions, think big thoughts, and get answers that are accurate, engaging, level-appropriate, and based on sound educational findings. This book helps parents share fascinating, accurate answers, and inspires kids to be curious, ask questions, and explore the world around them. Games and parent tips encourage interactivity and extend the experience of the book beyond its pages. Highly photographic and playful, this big, sturdy book is an adventure in exploration.

National Geographic Kids Almanac 2021 (ages 8-12, $15) - The latest installment of the New York Times best-selling almanac features amazing animal stories, explorer profiles, and outrageous attractions, plus more of the incredible inventions, awesome games, and fresh challenges for curious kids who want to learn all about the world and everything that's in it!  Tons of fun facts, crafts, activities, and fascinating features about animals, science, nature, technology, conservation, and more is why this is the number one selling kids almanac on the planet.  There's a whole chapter full of fun and games, including activities, jokes, and comics and the colorful compilation also includes an Almanac Challenge 2021 — which inspires kids to reduce their plastic waste and encourage others to do the same — and also highlights the winner of the 2020 Almanac Challenge.  

The Explorer Academy series by Trudi Trueit (ages 8-12, $17 each) —  Adventure, danger, and a thrilling global mission await Cruz Coronado at the elite Explorer Academy, where he and 23 other kids from around the globe  train with the world's leading scientists to become the next generation of great explorers. But for Cruz, there's more at stake. No sooner has he arrived at the Academy than he discovers that his family has a mysterious past with the organization that could jeopardize his future. In the midst of codebreaking and cool classes, new friends and augmented reality expeditions, Cruz must tackle the biggest question of all: Who is out to get him, and why?  Deemed “captivating” by the editors at and “exciting, fast-paced” by Booklist, the series is filled with thrilling adventures, high-tech cadets, cool science, far-away lands, and codes to crack.   With four critically acclaimed titles in this series now available, two companion nonfiction activity books and literally hours and hours of videos, games, and info on real-life explorers at, Explorer Academy is the perfect way to keep kids learning, reading and engaged this summer.  

Little Kids First Big Book of Why is not new, and we have had this book a few times now, it is an AMAZING book for younger kids to figure out some simple WHY things. Random things they wouldn't think to normally asked can be answered in this fun book!

The Kids Almanac is fantastic for that middle age group and is new every year with new information. We love fun fact books around here and National Geographic does not disappoint!

GIVEAWAY!!!!! One lucky reader will win every book above, worth $98!
National Geographic Little Kids Big Book of Why, the National Geographic Kids Almanac 2021 and all FOUR titles in the Explorer Academy series 

*Disclaimer* I received items directly from National Geographic in exchange for a review. I was not paid to try out these products*
A big thank you goes out to National Geographic for allowing me to review this product and for offering a giveaway


monique s said...

The kids are 8 and 11, so these will be perfect to expose them to the wonders of science

tisme143 said...

I know the children would love these books to enjoy reading and sharing, they are from ages 4 to 11.

Tonya Mcminn said...

My son is 11 and would love these books.

Robin A said...

My grand kids are 3-11-13. They would love these books

laurie nykaza said...

My grand kids are 3-5 years old

aperry said...

7 and 9 yes, they would love these books.

Ariana said...

My kids are 8, 5, and 2 and I think they will love these.

Tabathia B said...

My youngest is 10 yo

Amanda Alvarado said...

My daughter is 12 and she would love the Explorer Academy series.

Lauren said...

My 11 year old son would love these books!

Maryann D. said...

My kids are older. My nephew who is 6 would really enjoy these books.

Em Mahr said...

My son is 4 and loves animals; he wears me out with all questions animal-related. He'd love this!