July 15, 2023

Nat Geo- Time for Summer Learning Fun! #Giveaway #NatGeoKids #SummerReading #KidLit #Bookstagram

 Hola Hola Hola Beautifuls!

BB's back, and so is Summer. Time for the kiddos to kick off the shoes and enjoy some fun facts. Ahora, truth be told, not only children are enjoying these, but when I visited the Crawfordville Cubs, found my 30+ year old daughter reading the ALMANAC. Don't blame her, so many interesante tidbits that Babushka almost kept the book herself!!

So take a little look over and tell BB which ones you fancy. Got a surprise at the end.

National Geographic Kids Almanac 2024 (ages 8-12, Paperback, $15.99)

The New York Times best-selling Almanac is packed with incredible photos, tons of fun facts, National Geographic exclusives, games, activities, and fascinating features about animals, science, nature, technology, and more. 

This new edition features: 

·         EXCLUSIVE National Geographic Explorer interviews and features  

·         EXCLUSIVE Interactive Almanac Challenge 2024, plus the results of the Almanac Challenge 2023 

·         BONUS SECTION of sidesplitting jokes and riddles  

·         NEW fun-tastic things to see and do in 2024 

·         NEW cutest animal superlatives and animal rescue stories 

·         NEW science and dinosaur discoveries 

·         NEW fun games, quizzes, and activities 

·         NEW weird and wacky places around the world 

·         NEW experiments to do, places to explore, and ways to change the world 

·         UPDATED reference material, including fast facts and maps of every country 


Make the most out of any trip to the beach wit this take-along nature guide that helps young children find, identify, and learn about the fascinating animals, plants, and other wonders to be found at the seashore.

Young explorers discover a variety of cool creatures, shells, plants, and more at the beach, from crabs skittering across the sand to fish riding the waves to seagulls flying high in the sky. This sturdy take-along guide features:

·         Easy-to-understand profiles of a wide variety of plants and animals commonly spotted at the beach, as well as fan-favorites out in the waves like dolphins, seahorses, and jellyfish

·         Vibrant National Geographic photography that brings the subject matter to life and makes identification easy

·         “Check Me Out!” fact boxes that provide more information about each creature, including its size and color, where it’s found, and what it eats

·         Gallery pages featuring various beach environments, such as tide pools and sand dunes

·         Cool fun facts sprinkled throughout

·         Simple text for reading aloud or for beginning readers

·         Games, activities, and tips for how and where to explore

·         Helpful glossary

·         Flexible binding for durability



Puzzle Book of the Ocean (ages 8-12, Paperback, $6.99)

Headed to the beach this summer?  Make the trip go by in a flash with this ultimate backseat boredom-buster!


Dive into pages and pages of crosswords, sudoku, word searches, mazes, quizzes, word scrambles, and spot the difference puzzles as well as fun facts and vibrant photos of fish, dolphins, sea turtles, and all sorts of ocean animals.  This book will have you swimming for hours through amazing information about the deep blue—just don’t forget to surface!



National Geographic Kids Personality Quizzes (ages 8-12, $9.99, Paperback)


What's your shark superpower? What kind of friend are you?


From weird and wacky (What stinky animal are you?) to thought-provoking and informative (What kind of explorer should you be? Which mountain should you climb?), there’s a personality profile for everyone in this totally unique book. Inside you'll find all kinds of quizzes: flow charts, multiple choice, this or that, and more and while you're at it, get to know about amazing animals, places, cultures, and even careers around the world!




Did you know that a giraffe’s eye is as big as a Ping-Pong ball? Or that about 19 million hot dogs are sold at major league baseball games every year? Or that there is only one bone in your body that’s not connected to another one?  This book is chock-full of fascinating facts, silly stats, and catchy little knowledge nuggets in all kinds of awesome categories, from amphibians to black holes to the gold rush.


Special features include Extreme Weirdness, Strange Places, What's the Difference, and more. Bold, colorful photographs in a supersized format and spectacular information create a winning combination for curious kids who can't wait to learn more about the world.




Adventure, danger, and a thrilling global mission await 12-year-old Cruz Coronado as he joins an elite school for explorers.


In this fan-favorite fiction series, Cruz leaves his tranquil home in Hawaii to join 23 talented kids from around the globe to train at the Explorer Academy 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?  Readers can get in on the excitement with puzzles and codes embedded throughout.


For chapter samplers, games, videos, and more info, check out ExplorerAcademy.com.


Buenisimo aren't they? Now for the surprise- one of BB's Beautifuls will win their choice of 3- THREE of these books. Here's how to do it-  You get one entry for each individual answer. Entries are:

1. Comment who you'd give the books to.

2. Which books would you choose?

3. Follow @BBabushka on Tweety. Come back here to tell BB your handle.

4. Follow @BBabushka on Instagrammy. IG   Here to tell BB your handle.

5. Comment on the Feibu Post.  FB  Here to tell BB the name you commented with.

5 chances to be the winner. You have until 7/22 to enter, so CORREN!!!!



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