|Amazing Things for Girls to Make and Do |
by John Kelly, Cathy Tincknell
Make your own compass, follow a mountain maze, search for stolen jewels, and solve puzzles galore. Colorful fun includes a punch-out board game, more than 90 stickers, mask-making, and other imaginative activities.
|Laugh Out Loud Letters for Boys |
by Diana Zourelias
Tell Mom that you love her — or that you licked all the cookies! Kids "write" these 23 Mad Libs–style letters by checking the boxes next to silly or sincere phrases.
|Manga Boys Coloring Book |
by Mark Schmitz
Martial artists, baseball players, and superheroes are among this coloring book's dynamic characters. Boys ages 7 and up will thrill to more than 40 action-packed illustrations in the popular manga style.
|Scouting for Boys: The Original 1908 Edition |
by Robert Baden-Powell
This blueprint for the Boy Scout movement not only provides energetic tips on camping, tracking, and woodcraft, but offers proper Victorian-era advice on manners, self-discipline, and good citizenship. Includes the original illustrations.
|The Berenstain Bears' Big Book of Science and Nature |
by Stan Berenstain, Jan Berenstain
Discover fun facts about the natural world with a complete almanac of the seasons and intriguing information about animals, plants, insects, and fish — plus dozens of simple science projects.
|A First Cookbook for Children |
by Evelyne Johnson, Christopher Santoro
Helpful introduction includes a basic list of necessary ingredients and equipment, cooking hints, and sample menus. Total of 60 recipes: pizza, hamburgers, salads, cookies, cakes, macaroni and cheese, much more.
|Mind Your Manners!: A Kid's Guide to Proper Etiquette |
by Roz Fulcher
Forty-one illustrations to color portray kids thanking each other, respecting the elderly, and following proper etiquette in many day-to-day situations. Helpful captions reinforce the suggestions for polite behavior.
|Hobby Fun Book: For Grade School Boys and Girls |
by Margaret O. Hyde, Frances W. Keene
There's fun on every page of this book of easy at-home activities. Kids can make their own amusements with pets, papercrafts, painting, modeling, and simple experiments involving chemistry and electricity.
|Crafts Around the House |
by Janet Skiles
Dozens of simple projects, geared toward ages 4–7, offer hours of imaginative fun with ordinary household items. Includes easy-to-reproduce patterns and detailed, well-illustrated instructions for paper plate frogs, jar animals, and more.
|Outside the Box!: Creative Activities for Ecology-Minded Kids |
by Joan Irvine, Linda Hendry
With these step-by-step instructions and hundreds of illustrations, kids can transform a cardboard box into fun activities — from a puppet theater to a miniature golf game. A rewarding lesson in recycling and creativity!
|Monster Matrix Activity Book |
by George Toufexis
Enter a shadow world teeming with giant killer robots, zombie pirates, vampire ninjas, and other fiends. Fight your way past the beasts by solving mazes, word searches, spot-the-differences, and other puzzles.
|Code Crackers: Trapdoor to Treachery |
by Kieran Fanning
This is no ordinary detective story! To investigate a series of mysterious thefts, kids must solve puzzles that show them which page of the story to turn to next. Includes solutions.
|Code Crackers: Voyage to Victory |
by Kieran Fanning
Young readers can help two time travelers escape a ferocious 8th-century Viking crew by solving an intriguing series of puzzles that will jump them to different pages in the book. Solutions.
|Doodle Design & Draw CARS |
by Steven James Petruccio
Incomplete scenarios for doodlers to finish include racecars and camper vans as well as more whimsical vehicles. Customize a taxi, create a car fit for a king, and take on other fuel-powered challenges.
|Doodle Design & Draw DREAM ROOMS |
by Ellen Christiansen Kraft
Young decorators can practice their craft with this doodle book of trendy room-design ideas. More than 60 drawings offer empty rooms and materials for decorating, plus inspiring model rooms.
|Tony Tallarico's QUICK DRAW Animals |
by Tony Tallarico, Sr., Drawing
Simple lessons by an expert instructor show kids how to turn shapes and lines into 50 different animals, from a cute kitty to a ferocious lion. Suitable for ages 8–12.
|Tony Tallarico's QUICK DRAW Things That Go |
by Tony Tallarico, Sr.
This revved up drawing guide shows how to transform basic shapes and lines into a host of wheeled vehicles. In only three to four steps, kids can create racecars, big rigs, dune buggies, and more — fast!
|The White House Cut & Assemble |
by A. G. Smith
Simple instructions and clear diagrams for creating an authentically detailed model. Pieces are printed on heavy stock. Educational fun for ages 10 and up. Complete model measures 9 3/4 W x 8 1/2 D x 4 1/2 H.
|American Landmarks: Miniature Models to Cut and Assemble |
by Matt Bergstrom
Sixteen miniature scale models of famous U.S. architectural landmarks will captivate young and old alike. Includes the Statue of Liberty, Space Needle, Gateway Arch, Chicago Water Tower, Lincoln Memorial, Boston's Faneuil Hall, and more.
|Cut and Make a Human Skeleton |
by A. G. Smith
Three-dimensional model (16½ inches high) of full human skeleton can be assembled with scissors, glue, needle, and thread. Easy-to-follow instructions and diagrams help pre-teens and older youngsters with little or no adult help.
|Cut & Assemble an Old-Fashioned Train in Full Color |
by A. G. Smith
Relive the exciting days of the "fiery chariot" with this ready-to-be-assembled model of a steam-driven passenger train. Includes a locomotive, passenger car, boxcar, and caboose. Water tower and station also included.
|Cut & Assemble Paper Dragons That Fly |
by David Kawami
Create 8 colorful dragons with a few household items — scissors, paper clips, glue, knife, and straightedge. Sunny, Windy, Stormy, and 5 other delightful creatures are easy to assemble and fly.
|Airigami: Realistic Origami Aircraft |
by Elmer A. Norvell
Fold realistic replicas of 19 planes — 10 airworthy, 9 for display. Models include the Concorde, F-16 Fighting Falcon, F-117 Nighthawk, and XB-70 Valkyrie. A CD-ROM contains bonus photos, full-color "skins," and additional models.
|Dinosaur Origami |
by John Montroll
Twenty-five models, ranging from simple to complex, include triceratops, stegosaurus, and tyrannosaurus as well as dimetrodon, protoceratops, elasmosaurus, and others. A master origami designer explains each model with clear instructions and numerous illustrations.
|How to Draw and Save Your Planet from Alien Invasion! |
by Sheldon Cohen, Drawing
Simple, step-by-step instructions help aspiring artists use basic shapes and their own imaginations to create an army of alien creatures, flying saucers, evil robots, and other characters.
|Spot the Differences Book 1: Art Masterpiece Mysteries |
by Dover, Alan Weller
Kids will learn about 25 great paintings with this eye-opening book, in which two versions of each work only seem identical. Includes paintings by van Gogh, Degas, and Rousseau, plus solutions and fun facts.
|Spot the Differences Book 2: Art Masterpiece Mysteries |
Twenty-five reproductions of famous paintings appear side by side with versions featuring amusing variations. Children will enjoy finding the differences in works by Renoir, Whistler, Velázquez, Cassatt, and others.
|Spot the Differences Book 4: Art Masterpiece Mysteries |
Winner of the 2013 Moonbeam Children's Book Silver Medal! Renoir, van Gogh, Manet, Holbein, and others: 25 accurate reproductions of paintings by some of the most popular artists of all time appear side by side with versions featuring amusing variations.
|Planet Earth Projects |
by Oksana Kemarskaya
Kids can experience the satisfaction of recycling as well as the thrill of creativity with dozens of activities — starting an ant colony, building a birdbath, growing sunflowers, making puppets, more.
|My Family Tree Workbook |
by Rosemary Chorzempa
Enjoyable, easy-to-use introduction to genealogy for children explains how to document information and offers instructions on making a family tree and pedigree chart. Information on autographs, heraldry, geography, foreign languages, and more.
|A First Stamp Album for Beginners: Revised Edition |
by Robert Obojski
An ideal introduction with pictures of over 1,100 stamps from nearly 200 countries (and spaces for at least 2,600 more!). Includes tips on building a collection, plus Stamp Identifier Table and Index.
|Beginning Birdwatcher's Book: With 48 Stickers |
by Sy Barlowe
Fact-filled book with sticker images of blue jay, American crow, mourning dove, barn owl, and 44 other birds, plus informative text noting bird's size, habitat, eating habits, and other data.
|Easy Carpentry Projects for Children |
by Jerome E. Leavitt
Teaches boys and girls age 7 and up basic carpentry skills through easy-to-make projects: bird feeder, sailboat, tie rack, flower box, and 11 more. Over 100 black-and-white illustrations.