MOM KNOWS IT ALL 2018 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE – Holiday Gift Books from Workman Publishing
I love to read. I believe reading should be encouraged from a young age. I also believe that along with providing a way to relax, reading can also be educational. Children learn best when they are enjoying the topic. These two holiday gift books from Workman Publishing will provide hours of entertainment and knowledge as well, making them a great holiday gift.
Holiday Gift Books from Workman Publishing
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- By: Dylan Thuras (Author), Rosemary Mosco (Author), Joy Ang (Illustrator)
- Age Range: 8 – 12 years
- Grade Level: 3 – 7
- Series: Atlas Obscura
- Hardcover: 112 pages
- Publisher: Workman Publishing Company (September 18, 2018)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1523503548
- ISBN-13: 978-1523503544
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Created by the team behind the #1 New York Times bestselling Atlas Obscura,The Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the World’s Most Adventurous Kid is a thrilling expedition to 100 of the most surprising, mysterious, and weird-but-true places on earth.
For curious kids, this is the chance to embark on the journey of a lifetime—and see how faraway countries have more in common than you might expect! Hopscotch from country to country in a chain of connecting attractions: Explore Mexico’s glittering cave of crystals, then visit the world’s largest cave in Vietnam. Peer over a 355-foot waterfall in Zambia, then learn how Antarctica’s Blood Falls got their mysterious color. Or see mysterious mummies in Japan and France, then majestic ice caves in both Argentina and Austria.
As you climb mountains, zip-line over forests, and dive into oceans, this book is your passport to a world of hidden wonders, illuminated by gorgeous art.
Dylan Thuras is the cofounder and creative director of Atlas Obscura, and a coauthor of Atlas Obscura. He lives in Rosendale, New York.
Rosemary Mosco is a science writer and artist. She is the author of the graphic novel Solar System: Our Place in Space and the webcomic Bird and Moon. She lives in Massachusetts.
Joy Ang is a freelance artist, children’s book illustrator, and character designer for video games and the television series Adventure Time. She lives in Seattle.
Grandpa Magic: 112 Easy Magic Tricks, Amazing Brainteasers, and Simple Stunts to Wow the Grandkids
- Author: Allan Zola Kronzek
- Paperback: 208 pages
- Publisher: Workman Publishing Company (October 30, 2018)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1523501057
- ISBN-13: 978-1523501052
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From a professional magician and New York Times bestselling author, 116 tricks, stunts, and brainteasers that will engage the grandchildren and provide giggles, jaw-dropping awe , and wonderful memories.
Guaranteed to make grandparenting even more fun, Grandpa Magic is sure to entertain—and crack up— the grandkids. From the old pull-a-quarter-from-behind-a-kid’’s-ear trick and “removing your thumb” to card tricks, stunts for the dinner table, and verbal puzzles that surprise and delight, there’s something for everyone. Step-by-step illustrations make them easy to learn.
Allan Zola Kronzek is a magician, educator, and the co-author (with his daughter Elizabeth) of the New York Times bestseller The Sorcerer’s Companion—A Guide to the Magical World of Harry Potter (over 1 million copies sold worldwide in 14 languages). He is also the author of The Secrets of Alkazar, 52 Ways to Cheat at Poker, and the forthcoming The Book of Powers. He lives in Sag Harbor, NY.