National Geographic has always been on my gift giving list. They are not only on the forefront of education but their books are so kid/parent friendly and they are always evolving. From the age of 2 on up their books will not only get kids excited with their colorful, easy to navigate layout but are interesting and educational.
Featured books include:
Explore My World series (ages 3-7, $4.99 each) - These engaging Explore My World picture books on subjects kids care about combine simple stories with unforgettable photography. They invite little kids to take their first big steps toward understanding the world around them and are just the thing to curl up with together and read aloud. In Explore My World: Baby Animals readers learn about a day in the life of a baby animal, from mama's care to the great world beyond. Explore My World: Nighttime delves into the nighttime and all its mysteries, from the stars to hooting owls.
NG Readers series (ages 5-8, $3.99 each) -- Each book in the best selling National Geographic Readers series is written in an easy-to-read format and falls into one of five reading levels and is labeled by level on its front cover. The simple, fun text is only the beginning: National Geographic photography and kid-friendly diagrams draw kids in and get them reading about their favorite subjects. Developed by National Geographic in close consultation with literacy education experts, this series is one teachers, librarians, parents, and grandparents know they can trust to nurture every child's love of reading. New this season is NG Readers: Flutter, Butterfly (Level 3), NG Readers: Coral Reefs (Level 2), NG Readers: Ugly Animals (Level 2), NG Readers: Pope Francis (Level 1) and NG Readers: Rosa Parks (Level 2).
Chapters series (ages 7-10, $5.99 each) -- This chapter book series picks up where the Readers series leaves off. For sports fans and animal lovers, Chapters: Hoops to Hippos, True Stories of a Basketball Star on Safari is a slam dunk. San Antonio Spurs' Boris Diaw takes young readers on safari as he explores his off-court passion: wildlife photography! Join Diaw as he escapes from stampeding wildebeests, comes face-to-face with lions, and discovers why you should never come between a hippo and its watery home. In Chapters: Hoot, Hoot Hooray and More True Stories of Amazing Animal Rescues kids meet some brave, amazing animals and the caring people who come to their rescue.
Look & Learn Series (ages 2-5, $6.99 each) - Even when their backpacks are almost as big as they are, reading together is critical for developing a lifelong love of books. The Look and Learn series of board books Look & Learn board book series is developed in association with child education experts and introduces concepts with context reinforcement so learning sticks. This Fall features two new titles, Look and Learn: Dig and Look and Learn: Ocean Creatures.
National Geographic Kids has developed an amazing Super Reader site to complement the Readers series. It has prizes to reward their reading effort, printable posters to help track their progress, activities, quizzes, games and ALOT more. VISIT IT HERE: kids.nationalgeographic.com/superreaders
Nat Geo has offered my readers a chance to win these 11 books.
Disclaimer: I received a complimentary set for my honest opinion. A Review is coming soon.