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Giveaway: Halloween: Weird But True! (Julie Beer & Michelle Harris) ~ (US Only)

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Halloween:  Weird But True! (US Only) by: Julie Beer & Michelle Harris Release Date: September 8th, 2020 Publisher: National Geographic Kids Books       About the Book: The wildly popular  Weird   But   True ! line is all dressed up for Halloween with 300 all-new spooky facts about candy,...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks fun, think my kids would enjoy it!
Saturday, 17 October 2020 21:18
Chiara Jucha
Spooky fun!
Tuesday, 20 October 2020 19:01
Jeana Kwiecinski
What a great cover! This sounds like such fun and I can't wait to read it!
Tuesday, 27 October 2020 21:25
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Giveaway: Fetch! A How To Speak Dog Training Guide (Gary Weitzman/Aubre Andrus) ~ (US Only)

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Fetch! a How To Speak Dog Training Guide (US Only) by: Gary Weitzman/Aubre Andrus Release Date: August 4th, 2020 Publisher: National Geographic Kids Books         About the Book Whether teaching a puppy the basics — such as "sit," "stand," and “stay" -- correcting behavioral problems, or training your pooch to perform...
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Kristin Jones
This sounds like a great guide for kids! The cute cover certainly doesn't hurt either.
Monday, 31 August 2020 17:32
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is cute and fun and this book will be fun to read.
Sunday, 27 September 2020 17:10
Gabby Roberts
Oh its so adorable! It'll be chock full of info, too, so that's great!
Monday, 28 September 2020 22:47
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Giveaway: Pounce! A How To Speak Cat Training Guide (Gary Weitzman/Tracey West) ~ (US Only)

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Pounce! a How To Speak Cat Training Guide (US Only) by: Gary Weitzman/Tracey West Release Date: August 4th, 2020 Publisher: National Geographic Kids Books         About the Book Whether teaching a puppy the basics — such as "sit," "stand," and “stay" -- correcting behavioral problems, or training your pooch to perform...
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Kristin Jones
What an adorable cover!
Monday, 31 August 2020 17:27
Melanie Bracco
Love the cover and the synopsis sounds good!
Thursday, 24 September 2020 11:40
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is adorable and this book will be entertaining and educational.
Sunday, 27 September 2020 17:08
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Spotlight on ICK!: Delightfully Disgusting Animal Dinners, Dwellings, and Animal Defenses (Melissa Stewart), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight ICK!: Delightfully Disgusting Animal Dinners, Dwellings, and Animal Defenses   by Melissa Stewart.  Read on for more about Melissa and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Melissa Stewart !    Melissa Stewart  has written more than 180 science books for...
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Jeana Kwiecinski
What an awesome creepy cover! My son would love this!
Monday, 27 July 2020 14:18
Penny Olson
The cover is squirmy and eye-catching. My daughter and I would love this book.
Tuesday, 28 July 2020 01:54
Danielle Hammelef
I enjoy this cover that matches the synopsis. This book will be fun to read.
Sunday, 02 August 2020 13:21
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Giveaway: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC "Back To School" Prize Pack!!

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National Geographic Kids Beginner's World Atlas, 4th Ed by: National Geographic Release Date: July 9th, 2019 Publisher: National Geographic Kids Books   About the Book   National Geographic Kids Beginner’s World Atlas, 4th ed (ages 7-10, published simultaneously in paperback and hardcover) - It’s a BIG world out there and this OVERSIZED, kid-friendly, and completely...
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Giveaway: National Geographic Prize Pack (US Only)

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Excited about Shark Week? Ready to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Moon Landing? Want to avoid summer "Brain Drain"?!   Check out this giveaway for middle grade STEAM titles from National Geographic Kids!   National Geographic Prize Pack (US Only)   Authors: Anita Silvey David Aguilar Sarah Wassner Flynn Jessica...
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John
"What do you do to stop Summer "Brain Drain"?" Work! Agonizing, relentless toil!
Friday, 14 June 2019 16:30
Emily
I read more!
Monday, 17 June 2019 14:08
Penny Olson
Lots of reading and visits to zoos, aquariums and National Parks.
Sunday, 30 June 2019 23:05
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Author Chat with Nioucha Homayoonfar (Taking Cover), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Nioucha Homayoonfar author of Taking Cover.  Read on for more about Nioucha, an interview, plus an giveaway!          Meet Nioucha Homayoonfar ! An international citizen from a young age, Nioucha Homayoonfar was born in Brussels to an Iranian father and French mother. She...
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Dianna G.
I love that this is a non-fiction book! Books like this fly off my classroom bookshelves.
Saturday, 16 March 2019 19:56
Kylie
I love the expansion of non fiction! There isn't enough publicity for the non-fiction genre
Sunday, 31 March 2019 00:38
Victoria Scott
My daughter would love reading this and I know I would too!
Friday, 05 April 2019 15:59
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Blog Tour: The Poetry Of US (J Patrick Lewis), Plus Giveaway!

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Welcome to The Poetry of US  Blog Tour! To celebrate the release of The Poetry of US edited by former U.S. Children's Poet Laureate J. Patrick Lewis, blogs across the web are featuring selected poems from The Poetry of US plus 8 chances to win a copy! Follow along on this...
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Debra Branigan
The cover is fantastic and the premise of the book is exciting. Good luck with the book.
Saturday, 01 December 2018 22:23
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