New Arrivals · Kids’ Nonfiction

April 21, 2018
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Rock Man vs. Weather Man

April 20, 2018
Brooke, Samantha, author.
New York, NY : Scholastic, Inc., [2018]
31 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Miss Frizzle takes the class to Iceland where they learn about the power of rocks and weather.

I have a question about death : a book for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other special needs

April 20, 2018
Gaines, Arlen Grad, author.
London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2017.
39 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Death is a difficult topic for any parent or educator to explain to a child, perhaps even more so when the child has Autism Spectrum Disorder or other Special Needs. This book is designed specifically to help children with these additional needs to understand what happens when someone dies. The first book of its kind, I Have a Question about Death uses straightforward text and images to walk children through what it means when someone dies, as well as ways they might want to react or to think about the person. Using clear illustrations throughout and with information for parents and guardians, this book is essential for families with a child aged 5-11 with Autism Spectrum Disorder or other special needs.

Jesus : based on the King James version of the Holy Bible

April 20, 2018
New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books, ©2005.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
With reverence, splendid majesty, and grace, award-winning artist Demi celebrates the life of Jesus and creates a book to be treasured for all time.

Drawn from nature

April 20, 2018
Ahpornsiri, Helen, author, illustrator.
©2018
60 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
"Art made from plants & flowers"--Jacket.
Spring -- Summer -- Autumn -- Winter.
An intricately crafted journey through four seasons of flora and fauna. Helen Ahpornsiri's intricate artwork transforms leaves, petals, and seeds into bounding hares, swooping swallows, and blossoming trees. Using nothing but pressed plants, this journey through the seasons captures the wonder and magic of the natural world between the pages of a book. This standout title with beautiful nonfiction text will take readers through an extraordinary year in the wild.

Common backyard birds

April 20, 2018
Dumrauf, Doris, author.
©2018
iv, 27 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
"Birds are everywhere, even in your own neighborhood. Some species live year-round in North America while others migrate to Central or South America over winter. Join award-winning wildlife photographer Doris Dumrauf as she presents some of the feathered visitors to her backyard habitat" -- Page [4] of cover.

Team Taekwondo

April 19, 2018
Lee, Lucas, author.
Emmaus, PA : Rodale Kids/ATA Martial Arts, [2017]-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 20 cm.
"An ATA martial arts adventure."
v. 1. Ara's rocky road to white belt -- v. 2. Baeoh and the bully
"Jump into action with Team Taekwondo- an action-packed, character-building graphic novel series for kids!"--Back cover.

Sharks : nature's perfect hunter

April 19, 2018
Flood, Joe (Illustrator), author, artist.
New York : First Second, 2018.
122 pages : chiefly color illustrations, color maps ; 23 cm.
An in-depth introduction to sharks examines their undersea terrain, their cunning adaptability, and their staggering variety. Includes glossary.

Blowing in the wind

April 19, 2018
Brooke, Samantha, author.
New York, NY : Scholastic, Inc., [2018]
32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Keesha and the class use the world's windiest mountain to test the set pieces for their production of "The Three Little Pigs."

Dinosaurs

April 19, 2018
Ball, Nate, author.
©2018
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 27 cm.
"Hands-on science experiment included''--Cover.
"Ever head to the museum and wish you could go back in time to see how big dinosaurs really were? Or think about what dinosaurs ate and where they lived? Or want to know why dinosaurs disappeared from the earth? Follow Nate and his diverse team of intrepid scientists as they travel back across the millennia to return a lost baby dinosaur to its rightful time and place. Along the way they learn all about the world's earliest birds, dig up prehistoric fossils, examine ancient landscapes, and discover what caused the dinosaurs' mass extinction in this brand-new adventure from everyone's favorite fun-loving scientist and Emmy-Award winning PBS star, Nate Ball."--Jacket.

The golden thread : a song for Pete Seeger

April 19, 2018
Meloy, Colin, author.
New York, NY : Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Rhyming text explores the life and work of folk musician Pete Seeger, discussing how his messages of universal understanding and social and environmental justice inspired generations.

Chadwick Boseman

April 19, 2018
DiPrimio, Pete, author.
[Kennett Square, Pennsylvania] : Purple Toad Publishing, [2018]
32 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm.
Chadwick Boseman is the superhero Black Panther in the Marvel universe. He's also Baseball Hall of Fame legend Jackie Robinson. And he's legendary musician James Brown. And he's former Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. Boseman is a versatile actor who makes a difference with his movies. He works hard and constantly challenges himself. He started out wanting to write and direct plays, but kept pushing to see what was next. He continues to push himself and the movie industry, one role at a time.

Champion : the comeback tale of the American chestnut tree

April 19, 2018
Walker, Sally M., author.
©2018
136 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits ; 24 cm
"A Junior Library Guild selection"--Jacket.
Disaster! -- A forest giant -- Seeking the source -- An eyebrow-raising discovery -- Midwestern survivors -- It's in the genes -- High-tech armor -- Restoration.
"The story of the near-extinction and recovery of the American Chestnut tree."-- Provided by publisher.

Angry Birds. Furious fowl.

April 18, 2018
San Diego, CA : IDW Publishing, [2018]
91 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Chiefly illustrations.
"Originally published as Angry Birds Comics Quarterly: Furious Fowl and Angry Birds Comics Quarterly: Monsters and Mistletoe"--Title page verso.
The martian / written by: Paul Tobin ; art by: Antonello Dalena -- Peace and harmony / written by: Kari Korhonen ; art by: Antonello Dalena -- Moby pig / written by: Paul Tobin ; art by: Marco Gervasio -- Art appreciation / written by: Jeff Parker ; art by Antonello Dalena -- The journal / written by: Paul Tobin ; art by: Comicup Studio -- Huggable you / written by: Kari Korhonen ; art by: Comicup Studio -- Red Hood / written and drawn by: Marco Gervasio -- Bombs away / written by: Jeff Parker ; art by Umberto Sacchelli.
A new collection of comics starring Red, Chuck, Bomb, and other residents of Bird Island is full of misunderstandings, bungled plans, and fun.

National Geographic kids guide to genealogy : tips & tricks on how to uncover your roots and build your family tree!

April 18, 2018
Resler, Tamara J., author.
Washington, DC : National Geographic Kids, 2018.
160 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
"What does your family tree look like? Where do its roots lead? Are you related to royalty? Start your very own journey and find out with this activity-packed guide to genealogy! This lively guide will get you started on researching your family's past and let you in on the newest and most up-to-date technology for genealogy research. Get tips on how to interview family members, create a family tree, and much more. Fun facts, lists, and sidebars offer additional tips and bring the dusty past to vivid life! National Geographic kids series." -- Publisher's annotation.

Physics

April 18, 2018
Green, Dan, 1975 June 20-
New York, N.Y. : Kingfisher, ©2009.
128 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm.
Includes index.
"Why matter matters!"--Cover.
Old school -- Hot stuff -- Wave gang -- Light crew -- Atom family -- Nuclear heavies -- Electric cuties.
Mixes science and art to bring the world of physics to life, with a gaggle of wacky characters to explain the building blocks of our universe.

Animal heroes : the wolves, camels, elephants, dogs, cats, horses, penguins, dolphins, and other remarkable animals that proved they are man's best friend

April 18, 2018
Moberg, Julia, author.
Lake Forest, CA : MoonDance, [2017]
96 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Includes index.
Offers forty-one true stories about animals who have rescued people, prevented disasters, and served humans throughout history.

Mapping and navigation : explore the history and science of finding your way with 20 projects

April 18, 2018
Brown, Cynthia L. (Cynthia Light), author.
©2013
v, 122 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
"Focus on science"--Back cover.
Timeline -- Introduction -- Ancient maps -- Explorers cross the seas -- Mapping new lands and new skies -- Mapping from satellites: GPS and landsat -- What is GIS? -- Oceans: the least known surface on Earth -- Space: navigating the final frontier.
"In Mapping and Navigation: the history and science of finding your way, kids ages 9-12 will learn the history and science behind the evolution of mapmaking, and how much is still out there for discovery. Readers will explore ideas through hands-on-experiments while learning new terminology and interesting facts. Projects include using triangulation to measure distances, creating contour lines on a mini-mountain to understand elevation changes on a map, and inventing a sundial and compass to understand the basics of navigation. Whether mapping the solar system or mapping their own backyard, all readers will be able to understand mapping technologies and see the world in new and exciting ways."--Publisher's description.

Spring is coming!

April 18, 2018
Bridge, Chris, author.
Houston, Texas : Bright Sky Press, [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 29 cm
"Filled with charming rhymes, vibrant illustrations and thoughtful reading questions, Spring is Coming! is sure to engage and captivate young readers. Children will learn about the changing of the seasons and marvel at the magical transition from gray and gloomy winter to bright and blooming spring! Bilingual rhyme in English and Spanish provide an opportunity to familiarize oneself with a new language"-- Provided by publisher.

The ultimate Roblox book : an unofficial guide

April 18, 2018
Jagneaux, David.
New York : Adams Media, 2018.
255 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm
Includes index.
"Learn how to build your own worlds, customize your games, and so much more!"
Roblox, the largest user-generated online gaming platform that allows users to create and share their own game worlds and gaming creations, has taken the digital world by storm. There are so many games and social worlds to create with the platform, and this guide gives you the advice you need to get started.

Flying witch

April 17, 2018
Ichizuka, Chihiro, author, illustrator.
New York, NY : Vertical, Inc., 2017-
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 18 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
Originally published in Japanese by Kodansha, Ltd., 2013.

¡Balanceate, perezoso! : exploremos la selva tropical

April 17, 2018
Neuman, Susan B., author.
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2017].
23 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 24 cm.
Ofrece ejemplos de animales que viven en bosques tropicales, incluyendo el elefante pigmeo de Borneo, el perezoso de tres puntas y el gorila plateado.

The legend of Zelda : Twilight princess

April 17, 2018
Himekawa, Akira, artist, author.
San Francisco, CA : VIZ Media, LLC, [2017]-
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 19 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
Original Japanese edition published by Shogakukan.
Once upon a time, wizards tried to conquer the Sacred Realm of Hyrule. The Spirits of Light sealed the wizards' power within the Shadow Crystal and banished them to the Twilight Realm beyond the Mirror of Twilight. Now, an evil menace is trying to find Midna, princess of the Twilight Realm, and the fragments of the Shadow Crystal to gain the power to rule over both the Twilight Realm and the World of Light.

How raven got his crooked nose : an Alaskan Dena'ina fable

April 16, 2018
Atwater, Barbara J., author.
Berkeley : Graphic Arts Books, [2018]
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly illustrated, color map ; 27 cm
"Chulyen, a trickster raven, loses his nose in an embarrassing incident, but vows to get it back. With the help of magic powers, Chulyen devises a caper to retrieve his missing nose, and learns an important lesson along the way."--Provided by publisher.

Peter & Ernesto : a tale of two sloths

April 16, 2018
Annable, Graham, author, artist.
©2018
119 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 24 cm.
"Peter and Ernesto are sloths. Peter and Ernesto are friends. Peter and Ernesto are nothing alike. Peter loves their tree and never wants to leave, while Ernesto loves the sky and wants to see it from every place on earth. So Ernesto leaves to have a grand adventure, and Peter stays behind and frets. Will their separation tear these friends apart...or can it bring them closer together?"--Jacket.

Awesome 8 epic

April 16, 2018
Beer, Julie, author.
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Partners, LLC, [2018]
111 pages : illustrations Chiefly color) ; 28 cm.
"Facts about animals and other amazing facts, intended for children"-- Provided by publisher.

Buckets, dippers and lids: secrets to your happiness

April 16, 2018
McCloud, Carol, author.
©2018
48 pages : color illustrations ; 21 x 29 cm
The concept of an invisible bucket, dipper, and lid is used to teach kindness, self-control, empathy, resilience, and forgiveness, all leading to a healthier self-concept, positive relationships, and greater happiness.

Galaxies, galaxies!

April 16, 2018
Gibbons, Gail, author.
New York : Holiday House, [2018]
32 pages : color illustrations ; 25 x 29 cm
Learn about some of the billion galaxies. Learn about their shapes and sizes, and what they consist of.

Dinosaurium

April 16, 2018
Murray, Lily, author.
©2017
95 pages : color illustrations ; 38 cm
This book was produced in consultation with Dr. Jonathan Tennant.
First published in the U.K. in 2017 by Big Picture Press.
Entrance. Welcome to the Dinosaurium -- Cladogram -- Dinosaur Classification -- The Mesozoic Era -- Gallery 1. Sauropodomorpha -- Gallery 2. Theropoda -- Gallery 3. Ornithopoda -- Gallery 4. Thyreophora -- Gallery 5. Marginocephalia -- Gallery 6. Non-dinosaurs -- Library. Index -- Curators -- To learn more.
Dinosaurium is a stunningly curated guide to dinosaurs. With artwork from Chris Wormell of H is for Hawk fame, Dinosaurium gives readers the experience of a fascinating exhibition from the pages of a beautiful book. Featuring a wonderful range of dinosaurs from the most loved Triceratops and Tyrannosaurus Rex to more unknown species such as Coelophysis and Tsintaosaurus. The dinosaurs are organised by their family suborder group. In total over 50 dinosaurs are explored through informative text and stunning artwork.

Where's the baby? : a spotting book

April 16, 2018
Teckentrup, Britta, author, illustrator.
London : Big Picture Press, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 cm
On every one of the brilliantly patterned pages of this book, there is a mother animal with a baby. Children will love searching for the baby animal in this spot-and-find book. This is the fourth beautiful title in Britta Teckentrup's bestselling spotting series, which includes: The Odd One Out, Where's the Pair and One is not a Pair. The series has sold over 250,000 copies internationally.

Las tormentas

April 16, 2018
Busch, Miriam, author.
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2017]
32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
"Rayos, truenos, viento y lluvia. Aprende todo sobre las tormentas en este emocionante libro para niños. Este texto de Nivel 1 esta lleno de información interesante pero a la vez accesible para los primeros pasos de lectura independiente."--Adlibris.com.

Los delfines

April 16, 2018
Stewart, Melissa, author.
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2017]
31 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
"Aprende todo acerca de los delfines en este emocionante libro en español. Con sus imágenes encantadoras, los niños aprenderán todo sobre estos asombrosos animales marinos. Este libro de Nivel 2 es apropiado para los primeros pasos de lectura independiente o para una experiencia de lectura en voz alta, ¡perfecto para motivar a futuros científicos y exploradores!"--Amazon.

Marching to the mountaintop : how poverty, labor fights, and civil rights set the stage for Martin Luther King, Jr.'s final hours

April 16, 2018
Bausum, Ann.
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2012.
104 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Foreword -- Introduction -- Cast of characters -- Death in Memphis -- Strike! -- Impasse -- A war on poverty -- Marching in Memphis -- Last days -- Death in Memphis, reprise -- Overcome -- Afterword -- Time line -- King's campaigns -- Research notes and acknowledgments -- Resource guide.
Explores how the media, politics, the civil rights movement, and labor protests all converged to set the scene for one of Dr. King's greatest speeches and for his tragic death on April 4, 1968, in Memphis.

Pride : the story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag

April 13, 2018
Sanders, Rob, 1958- author.
New York : Random House, [2018]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Traces the life of the Gay Pride Flag, from its beginnings with social activist Harvey Milk and designer Gilbert Baker to its spanning of the globe and its role in today's world.

The last battle

April 13, 2018
Hansen, Justin LaRocca, author, illustrator.
New York, NY : Dial Books for Young Readers, [2018]
160 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 23 cm.
"Superhero brothers Tuck and Hudson band together with other superheroes in their neighborhood for the final battle with the supervillain Trench"--Provided by publisher.

Science : a visual encyclopedia

April 12, 2018
Woodford, Chris, author.
©2014
304 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Includes index.
Matter -- Materials -- Forces and machines -- Energy -- Light -- Electricity and magnetism -- Living organisms -- Great discoveries.

The amazing life cycle of plants

April 12, 2018
Barnham, Kay, author.
Hauppage, NY : Barron's, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
"Follow the life cycle of a plant, from a tiny seed to a shoot growing taller and stronger until it is ready to make seeds of its own."--Page [4] of cover.

Simone : even more monstrous!

April 11, 2018
Simard, Rémy, author, illustrator.
©2018
48 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 24 cm
"Simone, a sweet, rosy-cheeked little girl, and Morris, a green, googly-eyed monster, are back for more adventures! "--Provided by publisher.

How big is an elephant?

April 11, 2018
Bossù, Rossana, author, illustrator.
©2018
1 volume (unnumbered) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Translation into English of: Quanto è grande un elefante?
"This book is a fresh approach to teaching ratio and relative size using zoo animals."-- Provided by publisher.

Look at the weather

April 11, 2018
Teckentrup, Britta, author, illustrator.
Toronto, ON ; Berkeley, CA : Owlkids Books, 2018.
150 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
I. Sun -- II. Rain -- III. Ice and snow -- IV. Extreme weather.
"A meditative, immersive take on the weather around us. Sophisticated nonfiction picture book with informational content. Illustrated with striking atmospheric paintings. Includes calls to action for the reader, inviting them to observe and inquire about the outdoors. Through four chapters-sun, rain, ice and snow, and extreme weather-this book explores different weather phenomena, from rainbows and sunsets to clouds, frost, and rainstorms. Evocative paintings convey the sheer power of weather, while lyrical text captures the richness of our natural environment. The book takes an inspiring tone rather than an exhaustive, factual one. The book explicitly makes the link between extreme weather, climate change, and human activity, and poses questions often, inviting young readers to observe and inquire about their own environment or to imagine other ones."-- Provided by publisher.

Who will bell the cat?

April 11, 2018
McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017, author.
New York : Holiday House, [2018]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
After barn mice make a collar with a bell to warn them when Marmalade the cat is approaching, Smart Mouse must devise a way to safely put the collar on her in this retelling of a Aesop fable.

Charlie Brown : a Peanuts collection

April 11, 2018
Schulz, Charles M. (Charles Monroe), 1922-2000.
Los Angeles, CA : Kaboom!, 2018
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 24 cm
Originally published in single magazine form as Peanuts: volume one. No. 2-4 and Peanuts: volume two no. 5-8, 10, 13, 14, 16-20, 22, 23, 27, 28.
Charlie Brown's star -- The carousel -- She loves me, she loves me not -- Dear pen-pal -- Football basics -- Spring training --- Public speaking -- Snowball's chance -- Poor Chuck -- Blind as a bat -- Fight for flight -- Get well soon, Charlie Brown.
"Celebrates over sixty-five years of Charles M. Schulz's beloved character Charlie Brown. ."--Publisher's description.

Egg to chicken

April 11, 2018
Jones, Grace, 1990- author.
Kings Lynn : BookLife, [2017]
24 pages : illustrations (colour) ; 22 cm.
Includes index.
Learn about the life cycle of chickens, from how eggs grow to how they hatch into chicks, and how those chicks grown into chickens. Also learn what chickens eat, why they cluck, and learn about some record-breaking chickens.

Native realities anthology. One

April 11, 2018
©2017
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illstrations ; 26 cm
The wool of Jonesy -- Code: love -- Tribal force #1 -- Asdz̜á́ą changing -- Hero twins #1.
"The first anthology from Native Realities featuring various collected works"--From publisher.

Tales of the mighty code talkers. Volume 1

April 11, 2018
©2016
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes stories based on the incredible achievements of indigenous soldiers in World War I, World War II and Korea.
"Approved by the Indigenous Comics Code Authority"--Title page.
We speak in secret -- Annumpa Luma: code talker -- Code: love -- PFC Joe -- Mission: Alaska -- Trade secrets -- Korean War Caddo -- Epilogue: legacy -- The history of the code talkers -- Coding stories.
"There has been a great deal of writing the past several decades about Native American Code Talkers of World War Two. The published works have been about Navajos and the tremendous contribution they made in the Pacific campaigns of the war. What is often overlooked is the role played in both World Wars by men of other tribes. There were Cherokee, Choctaw, Comanche, Creek and other tribal representatives with their languages involved as well. Tales of the Mighty Code Talkers, a graphic anthology, begins to fill that void. Seven stories provide an excellent rendering of the subject."

Can you tickle a tiger's tummy?

April 11, 2018
Nicholson, Sue, 1961- author.
Lake Forest, CA : QEB, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Inside this bright and bold book, you ll find answers to questions like "How slow is a sloth?" (very slooww, the three-toed sloth hangs around in trees and hardly moves); "Why do elephants have big ears?" (to keep cool is one reason); and "Do sharks brush their teeth?" (they have little fish helpers!).

Gal Gadot : soldier, model, Wonder Woman

April 11, 2018
Sherman, Jill, author.
Minneapolis, MN : Lerner Publications, [2018]
48 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
"Israeli actor Gal Gadot played Wonder Woman in the 2017 movie directed by Patty Jenkins. An inspiring role model, Gadot also studied law and served in the Israeli military before beginning her acting career"-- Provided by publisher.

I have a question about divorce : a book for children with autism spectrum disorder or other special needs

April 11, 2018
Gaines, Arlen Grad, author.
London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2018.
39 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm.
An explanation of divorce that children with special needs or Autism Spectrum Disorder can understand.

Winston Wallaby can't stop bouncing : what to do about hyperactivity in children including those with ADHD, SPD and ASD

April 11, 2018
Al-Ghani, K. I., author.
©2018
72 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 x 29 cm
Winston Wallaby, like most Wallabies, loves to bounce. However, Winston can't seem to ever sit still and when he starts school he needs help to concentrate... Luckily his teacher Mrs Calm shows Winston how to settle down and focus his mind in class, and he learns new ways to help him with touch, feel, attention and awareness. This fun, illustrated storybook will help children aged 5-10 with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) recognise their sensory needs and develop tools to support them. A helpful introduction for parents and carers explains hyperactivity and how it can affect a child's perception of the world, and the appendices at the back provide useful strategies to be adopted at school and at home.

In space

April 10, 2018
McInerney, Joanna, author editor.
Lake Forest, CA : QED Publishing, 2017.
29 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm.
This mapping series provides a first look at coordinates and map skills.
"Choose your mode of transport and set off on an adventure that will take you all the way across space. Can you navigate huge roundabouts with space shuttles, or cross bridges guarded aliens? Negotiate pesky road obstructions by solving the math problems correctly. Pick up hidden objects, collect bonus points, and use your mapping skills to zoom backwards and forwards through the book. Incredibly busy and colorful artwork will delight young children, and once they reach their objective, readers can absorb themselves in all sorts of bonus math activities."-- Provided by publisher.

Underground

April 10, 2018
McInerney, Joanna, author editor.
©2017
29 pages : chiefly color illustrations, color maps ; 31 cm
This mapping series provides a first look at coordinates and map skills.
"Quarto knows"--Colophon.
Your mission: 1) Choose your transport, 2) Trace a route, 3) Collect on every page, 4) Use the book like a real map, 5) Solve math puzzles -- Welcome to Gnome City -- Anteater junction -- Vegetable plot -- Cable maze -- Tree root tangle -- Hidden lagoon -- Egyptian tombs -- Dinosaur pit -- Toadstool Town -- Busy beehive -- Sleepy nest -- Magma chambers -- Luna's lair -- More fun underground: Understanding coordinates ; Counting ; Telling the time ; Recognizing shapes ; Math problems and vocabulary ; Measurements.
The gnomes need your help! Explore their underground world and help them rescue their gold from a fire-breathing dragon. Navigate through the dinosaur pit and watch out for the giant anteater, solving maths problems and collecting objects along the way. This bright and busy mapping series provides an interactive picture book and a fun first look at coordinates and map skills. Maths activities are combined with an exciting mission, making for an entertaining and educational adventure.

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