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Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Fin-Tastic with National Geographic & GIVEAWAY!



Whether your family is all about sinking their teeth into the amazing, jaw-dropping shows from the summertime pop culture phenomena of Shark Week and SharkFest or Baby Shark is more your speed  (do-do-do-do-do!),  National Geographic Kids Books is celebrating this majestic beast and its habitat with a fantastic shark-themed book collection.  Chocked full of brilliant photos, exciting first hand accounts of shark encounters and weird, wild and fascinating facts, these books are perfect for STEM-related learning, fun summer reading, backseat boredom busting and the shark “fin”-atic!  


The Ultimate Book of Sharks (ages 9-12, hardcover, $19.99) by internationally acclaimed marine photographer and National Geographic Explorer Brian Skerry is an underwater adventure like no other.  With exclusive photographs and personal insight from Skerry, this book takes the reader below the surface and into the minds of these spectacular predators.  Beyond the feared fins and terrifying teeth, readers will learn what its like to swim with these amazing fish, how they live, what they eat, their superhero-like senses and better understand why these graceful, confident, perfectly sculpted predators are also vulnerable animals that we need to protect.  


 

National Geographic Readers: Sharks! (ages 5-8, paperback, $4.99) - He’s quick. He’s silent. He has five rows of deadly teeth. Chomp! Meet the shark—the fish who ruled the deep before dinosaurs roamed the Earth! This leveled reader is for kids who are starting to read independenelly, are ready for more complex vocabulary and who love sharks!  Like all books in NatIonal Geographic Kids reader series, this title was developed in consultation with early education experts and are written to maximize interest and achieve reading success. 

 

Little Kids First Big Book of the Ocean (ages 4-8, hardcover, $14.95 ) - An adorable animal reference that includes the sea's high-interest animals, such as dolphins, sharks, sea otters, and penguins, and introduces kids to some of its lesser-known creatures. More than 100 charming animal photos illustrate the profiles, with facts about the creatures' sizes, diets, homes, and more. This book will quickly become a favorite at storytime, bedtime, and any other time.


 

Extreme Ocean: Amazing Animals, High-Tech Gear, Record-Breaking Depths and Much More by National Geographic Explorer Sylvia A. Earle (ages 8-12, paperback, $12.99)  An action-packed combination of science and adventure, famed National Geographic Explorer Sylvia Earle leads readers on an in-depth tour of life beneath the waves. Come face-to-face with whales and sharks, learn about the newest and most hi-tech ocean gear and gadgets, experiment with hands-on activities, and join Earle as she recounts her most daring dives. Packed with fascinating tidbits, animal profiles, and up-to-date science, each chapter combines stunning photography with fun, accessible text. Perfect for curious kids, ocean lovers, young explorers, and the classroom. Extreme Ocean reveals the mystery, majesty, danger, and — above all --the importance of our ocean.

So Cool! Sharks (ages 3-7, hardcover, $6.99 ) - Sharks are among the world's top predators, but that's just ONE reason why they are SO COOL. So who wouldn't want to hang out with them to learn more! These books blend awesome animal photos with silly quips and info that will delight young readers and animal enthusiasts. For example, kids can catch the hunting habits of a great white shark while learning that its true nature is as chill as a frozen fish stick. This is the perfect little reader to get their brain buzzing and keep them laughing during their downtime.  

My kids have always been super interested in sharks and these books did not disappoint. National Geographic never disappoints us to begin with. These books are full of age appropriate information about sharks and my kids are OBSESSED with learning about them.


GIVEAWAY!!!!! One lucky reader will win every book above, worth $60!

“Fin-tastic Grand Prize Pack" which consists of all 5 titles listed above (total ARV $60)

*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


6 comments:


monique s said...

They are 8 and 11 and they love sharks so will be thrilled with these books


Unknown said...

My niece is 3. I know she will love these books. -Darlene Carbajal


Candie L said...

Okay. Do not laugh. My boys are 18 and 20. But I have nature books on my shelf (I teach from home). Thank you


Richard Hicks said...

The are 8 and 10. They will love the books.


hdoppelt said...

My kids adults, but I would give these books to my niece who is 5 and to my nephew who is 10 years old. This would be a nice Christmas gift.


Laura Lee said...

They are 8 and 11. They would absolutely love these books!