Sunday, April 30, 2023

Celebrate DinoMAYnia with Nat Geo Kids Books! + Giveaway ARV $83

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Celebrate International Dinosaur Day on May 16th -- and all month long!! -- with DinoMAYnia, presented by National Geographic Kids!

In honor of DinoMAYnia, a month-long celebration of all things prehistoric, National Geographic Kids is delighted to offer you the opportunity to win a "T-rexcellent" bundle of books that are sure to be devoured by dino-maniacs of all ages. 

How to Survive in the Age of Dinosaurs (paperback, ages 8-12, $9.99) -- Boom, boom, BOOM … Look out! That’s a T. rex coming your way!? You’ve been transported back in time to the age of the dinosaurs. What do you do?!

Test your chops and discover if you have what it takes to survive at a time when Earth looked, well, a tad different in this ultimate survival guide to the prehistoric age.

Find out how to make it through exploding volcanoes and mega monsoons—while dodging giant Permian bugs! See how to fend off an angry pterosaur and learn what to do if you’re caught in a stampede of enormous titanosaurs. Discover what you could eat (spoiler alert: You better like the taste of insects!), and find out which hungry creatures just might try to eat you!

Packed with tips, tricks, and helpful maps, this is the ultimate handbook for dinosaur fans who want to know what life on Earth was really like when dinos ruled. Could you survive in the age of dinosaurs?

The National Geographic Kids Dinosaur Atlas (hardcover, ages 7-10, $24.99) takes readers on a tour of every dinosaur-inhabited continent, from Pangea to the modern day, revealing which creatures lived there, what their habitats were like and where dinosaur bones are being found today. 

"Unusually well organized, with plenty of appeal for both casual and confirmed dinophiles" -- Kirkus

Special sections introducing the dinosaur family tree, a prehistoric era timeline, the geography of the prehistoric globe, what happened to the dinosaurs, and a dinosaur dictionary (with phonetic pronunciations) are also included.  Readers will find inspiration from profiles of diverse paleontologists from around the world. The oversized hardcover format showcases stunning, full color dinosaur illustrations on every page and the custom-made, kid-friendly maps were created by National Geographic's legendary cartography and exploration experts. 

Vetted and curated by Dr. Steve Brusatte -- a paleontologist on faculty at the School of Geosciences at the University of Edinburg, a PhD recipient from Columbia University, and the science consultant for the Jurassic World franchise -- this atlas contains the most detailed and accurate information not only about dino "fan favorites" but also about the most recent dinosaur discoveries from less explored dig sites around the world.  

Little Kids First Big Book of Dinosaurs (hardcover, ages 4-8, 128 pages, $14.95) - A #1 best seller on Amazon! The prehistoric world comes alive with dinosaurs small, big, giant, and gigantic, with stunning illustrations. Bursting with fun facts and age-appropriate information, each spread features a different dinosaur, along with simple text in big type that is perfect for little kids. Young dino fans will love the interactivity included in every chapter, and parents will appreciate tips to help carry readers' experience beyond the page.

Weird But True! Dinosaurs (paperback, ages 8-12, 208 pages, $8.99) - 300 dino-mite facts to sink your teeth into! Perfectly sized for back seat boredom busting, this addition to the wildly popular WBT series is taking on the jaws and claws that ruled the Mesozoic world.  Calling all dino dynamos!  Did you know that the T. rex had vision 13 times better than the average humans? Or that people collect fossilized dino poop? And get this: There's a dinosaur named after Hogwarts--Harry Potter's wizarding school! Get ready to meet dinosaurs with horns and feathers, razor-sharp claws and gigantic teeth. You'll encounter the places they lived, the bizarre art they inspired, and the amazing paleontologists who discovered them.

You Can Be a Paleontologist! with Dr. Scott (hardcover, ages 4-8, $16.99) - Ever wondered how to find a dinosaur? Paleontologist Dr. Scott Sampson, host of Dinosaur Train on PBS Kids, tells kids how! How do paleontologists find dinosaur bones? How do they know what dinosaurs ate or looked like? And what is paleontology, anyway? Dr. Scott tackles all these questions and more while inspiring kids to go out and make the next big dino discovery! 

National Geographic Reader: Dinosaurs  (Paperback, ages 3-6. $4.50) Perfect for parents and kids to read together.  Learn all about the giants that once roamed the Earth—maybe even as close as their own backyard! National Geographic Readers’ combination of expert-vetted text, brilliant images, and a fun approach to reading have proved to be a winning formula with kids, parents, and educators. This level 1 text provides accessible information for kids just beginning to read on their own, perfect to encourage the scientists and explorers of tomorrow. 

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The Celebrate DinoMAYnia with Nat Geo Kids Books Giveaway consists of all 6 books listed above, ARV $83, US only and ends on May 15th. Good Luck!

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  1. I so love these books because they are educational for the kids.
    heather hgtempaddy

  2. One of my nephews would love these.

  3. I like collecting National Geographic publications of this nature. I think that kids love to read and view illustrations.

  4. I've always loved dinosaurs! This is an awesome collection of books!

  5. I love that these National Geographic books share fascinating dino facts, digs into the latest dinosaur science & discoveries and so much more!

  6. I love these books! My kids and nephew would love them too.

  7. I love these books. All the great info and pictures keep the kids interested and learning

  8. I think they look like something my kids would enjoy!

  9. I love these National Geographic Kids books. They are great reading!

    allibrary (at) aol (dot) com

  10. looks like a great bunch of fun

  11. These books look like fascinating fun!


  12. I love the National Geo books they are great and the kids learn so much from them.

  13. I love them and my daughter loves dinosuars, this would be great!

  14. My nieces and nephew would really like these!


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