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National Geographic Children's Books, Fall 2019

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Animal Showdown: Round Two
9781426334337 Paperback, Trade English Juvenile: Age (years) from 8 - 12, Grade (US) from 3 - 7 JUVENILE NONFICTION / Animals / General Aug 06, 2019
$19.99 CAD
Active 9.19 x 10.88 x 0.3 in 96 pages National Geographic Children's Books
Get ready to sink your teeth into more epic animal matchups in this exciting sequel to Animal Smackdown, where even more awesome creature contenders go head-to-head to see who reigns supreme!

A great white shark vs. a saltwater crocodile battling it out for fiercest predator? An elephant vs. a bottlenose dolphin in a battle of smarts? An arctic fox vs. a sea otter getting into fisticuffs for fluffiest critter? Wait till you get the 360-degree lowdown on these awesome animals before you pick your winner—you might be surprised by who comes out on top! Stats, fun facts, photos, and in-depth profiles about each creature contender will help you pick winners in more than a dozen mighty matchups. Yearbook-inspired superlatives provide a superfun end cap for this exciting book, one that’s perfect for sports fans and animal-crazy kids ready to go to the mat for their favorite species. Jump right into the ring and choose your champion!

National Geographic Kids brings its signature top-notch nonfiction content and beautiful full-color photography to this superfun series for kids.

Series Overview: This series offers a creative way to engage kids while developing their science and observational skills. Different animals go head-to-head in made-up matchups; then kids learn who is the winner and why. Special spreads give readers more wow-worthy info on other cool creatures.

EDUTAINMENT AT ITS BEST: Hilarious, made-up matchups pit awesome animals against each other in more than a dozen categories.

FUN NONFICTION CONTENT hooks kids with animals so they don’t even know they’re learning.

A WINNER FOR SPORTS FANS: A sports matchup-themed cover and design throughout make every spread highly engaging for fans of competitive sports.

POPULAR CONTENT: When polled on what they want, Nat Geo Kids readers asked the publishers for animal smackdown books!

POPULAR ANIMALS: From black mamba snakes to harp seals, lions to leaf-tailed geckos, crocodiles to quokkas, this series features the coolest, weirdest, and wildest animals kids are dying to learn more about!

STEPHANIE WARREN DRIMMER is a longtime writer for National Geographic Kids magazine, and has written many books for Nat Geo Kids, including The Book of Heroines, Surprising Stories Behind Everyday Stuff, and Mastermind.

Author Residence: Los Angeles, California

Author Hometown: Los Angeles, California


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