Friday, December 2, 2016

Bring Christmas Cheer With Books From National Geographic Kids

I received the below mentioned titles in exchange for this post. Sponsor is responsible for prize fulfillment. 

Reading is great for the brain at any age, but I love how well the Booper can retain more of what he reads. Getting his hands on books that teach him about science and mechanics is really important to me, so I love National Geographic Kids. He is so interested in learning how everything works, and honestly I don't always know the answer to his questions. Having a book to that answers his questions is great, but the pictures inside National Geographic Kids books actually show him things he might not get to see otherwise. Read below about four great titles that are perfect for gift giving and enter for a chance to win them! 

5,000 Awesome Facts (About Everything!) 3
Did you know that one-third of the earth is a desert, that beets are sometimes used to give red velvet cake its color or that there are more caribou than people in Alaska?  Well, that's only the beginning......5,000 Awesome Facts (About Everything!) 3 features gross facts about toilets and edible insects, gravity defying facts about things that fly, awesome new dino-discoveries and even facts about newborn octopi and how many oranges it takes to make one glass of o.j. -- to name just a few!  This book is the ultimate boredom buster and is perfect for curious kids who love to learn about the weird, wild and wacky!
Tales from the Arabian Nights: Stories of Adventure, Magic, Love and Betrayal 
Written by Donna Jo Napoli "A brilliant tapestry woven not of yarn but of stories, both fresh and faithful to its historical routes" -- starred review, Kirkus
Do you have a child who loves magical stories about far away places? Classic stories and dazzling illustrations of princesses, kings, sailors and genies come to life in a stunning retelling of the Arabian folktales from One Thousand and One Nights and other collections, including those of Aladdin, Sinbad the Sailor, and Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves. In this beautiful, gift-worthy book, beloved author Donna Jo Napoli not only brings timeless tales of royalty, adventure and love to life but also includes sidebars that connect the stories to history, culture and geography.  A perfect story time selection for bedtime or anytime. 

How Things Work 
Discover the secrets and science behind bounce houses, hovercraft, robotics and everything in between in this book that provides both the quick answers AND complete explanations for all things high tech, low tech and no tech (how DOES glue work???). Detailed diagrams, revealing photos, hands-on activities and and fascinating facts all help to demystify many common items -- like how a microwave works, how an eraser makes pencil marks disappear and how an iPad or tablet can do so much --  and also delves into the more futuristic -- but very real -- inventions like bionics, invisible cloaks and  tractor beams.  "Tales from the Lab" and profiles of talented engineers, inventors and scientists provide plenty of inspiration.  

Ultimate Oceanpedia 
Perfect for the ocean-obsessed, this book is the most complete ocean reference ever! Ultimate Oceanpedia is overflowing with amazing facts, photos, art and diagrams that take the reader on a journey through the ocean. Whales, dolphins, porpoises, turtles, sharks, fish, crustaceans, sponges -- from the weird to the wonderful -- they are all featured in breathtaking photographs with easy to read captions. Wild weather, underwater exploration and tips and pointers on how to help keep our oceans thriving round out this thick, keepsake volume. 

Enter the National Geographic Kids Book Package Giveaway! 
One lucky entrant selected by the entry form will receive this fun package of four titles from National Geographic Kids! ARV $90 Open to readers in the US, 18 years and older. Open for entry from 12/2-12/16/16 at 11:59pm EST. Winner will have 24 hours to respond to the notification email and claim their prize or a new winner will be selected. The Mommy Island is not responsible for prize fulfillment. Good Luck! 


Savings in Seconds and the Christmas Cheer bloggers want to send you the warm fuzzies this holiday season. Prize packages in this event are valued at $50+ so enter every one on the linky! Don't miss the GRAND PRIZE package, generously offered by Brentwood Home, which is valued at $190. Merry Christmas!




18 comments:

  1. My kids would love these books. We like National Geographic. They would love the Ocean Pedia one the best.

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  2. I'm most excited about the Ultimate Ocean-pedia.

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  3. Im most excited for the Ocean-pedia!! My son and I love everything under the sea :)

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  4. I would imagine that the book entitled "How Things Work" is rather cool!

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  5. I am most excited about the How Thing Work book because I think my kids would be very interested in that one.

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  6. I Think the 5000 Awesome Facts would be neat

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  7. I am the most excited about the 5,000 Awesome Facts book! We would love them all though, National Geographic is awesome! :)

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  8. I'm excited for "How Things Work."

    mia2009(at)comcast(dot)net

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  9. I'm excited about 5,000 Awesome Facts. My great niece and great nephew would be excited to hear some of these when I read it to them :)

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  10. My grandson would love the How Things Work book!

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  11. I'm excited about the 5000 Awesome facts.

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  12. probably the how things work book because my grandson would be excited for that

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  13. I am most excited about the 5,000 awesome facts book, I just think it will cover since a variety of fascinating facts that the kids would enjoy reciting and learning.

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  14. I am most excited about How Things Work - and Oceanpedia - for my grandson, who is the most curious of children I have ever known.

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  15. I'm most excited about the 5,000 Awesome Facts (About Everything!) 3 book. Thanks.
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  16. These are all great books. My niece would really love Ultimate Oceanpedia.

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  17. My daughter loves adding books to her library! I think she'd have the most fun with the 5,000 Awesome Facts book!

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  18. Oh he would love the Ultimate Oceanpedia! He loves the sharks and whales!

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