SUE: Welcome to the World of Tyrannosaurus Rex - Author Signed
Product #: 141501
Tyrannosaurus rex is the most celebrated dinosaur of all time, and SUE is the most spectacular example of the species.
Discovered in 1990, SUE is one of the largest, and the most complete Tyrannosaurus specimen ever found. SUE - the fossil- is the crown jewel of the Field Museum in Chicago (and an internet celebrity). But what about SUE, the living, breathing animal?
Join award-winning author/illustrator Ted Rechlin (Jurassic, End of the Ice Age) and examine SUE's imposing skeleton to learn what their bones can tell us about the life and times of the most famous T. rex in this exciting graphic novel. Welcome to the world of Tyrannosaurus rex. Welcome to Sue's world.
For readers ages 9-12 years
Written and illustrated by Ted Rechlin
Limited quantity of signed copies
When Sue Found Sue
Product #: 140878
From a very young age, Sue Hendrickson was meant to find things: lost coins, perfume bottles, even hidden treasure. Her endless curiosity eventually led to her career in diving and paleontology, where she would continue to find things big and small. In 1990, at a dig in South Dakota, Sue made her biggest discovery to date: SUE the T. rex, the largest and most complete T. rex skeleton ever unearthed. Named in Sue's honor, Sue the T. rex would be placed on permanent exhibition at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. When Sue Found Sue inspires readers to take a closer look at the world around them and to never lose their brave, adventurous spirits.
For readers ages 4-8 years
Written by Toni Buzzeo, Illustrated by Diana Sudyka
The Field Mouse and the Dinosaur Named SUE
Product #: 140800
In the hot, dry hills of South Dakota, a tiny Field Mouse lives a peaceful existence in a burrow beneath an old, sturdy bone. That is, until his life is turned upside down by the intrusion of noisy voices, clamorous clatters, and thunderous bangs! Leaving his cozy burrow, the mouse ventures outside and discovers a strange group of people chirping, scratching, and hammering all around him. Baffled, he returns to his home, only to find that his roof his very special bone is gone! Determined to recover his bone, the Field Mouse sets out on a search that leads him all the way to the halls of the world-famous Field Museum in Chicago, and face-to-face with a 67-million-year-old dinosaur named SUE.
The true story of the largest, most complete T. rex ever found is given a whimsical treatment in this imaginative storybook. With its breathtaking illustrations, this tale will bring the fascinating story of the dinosaur named Sue to life for children of all ages.
For readers ages 3 years and up
Written by Jan Wahl and Illustrated by Bob Doucet
A Dinosaur Named SUE: The Find of the Century
Product #: X4756
Follows the amazing story of SUE, the largest and most complete T. rex fossil ever found, from their discovery in the Badlands of South Dakota in 1990 to the exciting restoration work leading up to their spring 2000 public debut.
For readers ages 4 - 8 years
Written by Fay Robinson with the SUE Science team of the Field Museum
Rosie the Tarantula: A True Adventure in Chicago's Field Museum
Product #: X3225
Based on a true story, Rosie the Tarantula: A True Adventure in Chicago's Field Museum is a beautifully illustrated introduction to the Field Museum's treasures through the eyes of Rosie, a member of the Museum's live arachnid collection.
Several years ago, Rosie went on an expedition to the wonders of the Field's soaring halls, such as SUE the T. rex, as well as the secret specimens of animal fossils and human artifacts hidden away in drawers, cabinets, and bins. Renowned Field Museum artist-in-residence Peggy Macnamara brings the marvels of the museum to vivid life in a set of gorgeous and meticulously accurate watercolors. Peggy's daughter Katie narrates the story of this restless arachnid in rhyme ideal for reading aloud to children.
A keepsake quality book that will delight budding young scientists and their families, Rosie the Tarantula provides a colorful, interactive experience with one of Chicago's foremost cultural institutions. This one-of-a-kind book is rounded out by fascinating notes for adult readers, and other fun features for further reading.
Written by Katie Macnamara and illustrated by Peggy Macnamara
Sleepy Not Sleepy: A Tiny Dino's Bedtime Adventure
Product #: 140499
Introduce your little one into the wonderful and whimsical world of little Jurassic, with everyone's favorite chomp dinosaur character! Featuring 10 full-color and beautifully designed pages of unique artwork by our talented Madelyn Kozlowski, and a soft, padded cover for your young one. This is the perfect book to read to your young one before bed. They will instantly connect and fall in love with chomp and the adventure that awaits, and slowly drift off to sleepy land. Let their imagination run wild and introduce your young one to this amazing book today.
For ages 6 months and up
Illustrated by Madelyn Kozlowski
Science Ninjas: Big Trouble with Simple Machines
Product #: 141590
Three young heroes test their strength, mettle, and physics knowledge against a diabolical assortment of obstacles they can only solve with the clever application of simple machines - ramps, wedges, screws, levers, pulleys, wheels, and axles. Can they push past these games and their own personal problems over six chapters - one for every simple machine - and prove themselves worthy Science Ninjas?
Along the way, readers 8 and up learn principles of force, work, mechanical advantage, and compound machines. There's even an illustrated appendix of experiments readers can do at home to build their own simple machines!
For readers ages 8 to 12 years
Written by Nathan Schreiber
Product #: 140202
Shows how creatures throughout the animal world, including humans, deal with the products of digestion.
For readers ages 5 - 6 years
Paperback, 27 pages
Written by Taro Gomi and Illustrated by Amanda Mayer Stinchecum
A Song for Gwendolyn Brooks
Product #: 141976
With a voice both wise and witty, Gwendolyn Brooks crafted poems that captured the urban Black experience and the role of women in society. She grew up on the South Side of Chicago, reading and writing constantly from a young age, her talent lovingly nurtured by her parents. Brooks ultimately published 20 books of poetry, two autobiographies, and one novel. Alice Faye Duncan has created her own song to celebrate Gwendolyn’s life and work, illuminating the tireless struggle of revision and the sweet reward of success.
For readers ages 5 and up
Hardcover, 48 pages
Written by Alice Faye Duncan and illustrated by Xia Gordon
Dinosaurs Board Book
With cool things to push, pull, and slide on the cover and every spread for interactive fun, this chunky board book gives children their first enticing taste of nonfiction!
All children dream of meeting a dinosaur—and now they can travel back in time and get to know creatures like Stegosaurus, Velociraptor, Triceratops, and more. Bright illustrations, with pull-tabs and wheels for little hands to spin, bring to life simple facts about kids’ favorite prehistoric creatures.
For readers ages 1 - 4 years
Board book, 10 pages
Illustrated by Chorkung
Product #: 140021
Introduce young readers to amazing dinosaurs with this interactive "Lift-the-Flap Adventures" book!
Lift the flap . . . and enter the prehistoric world! From Tyrannosaurus Rex and Triceratops to Stegosaurus and Velociraptor, this fun and interactive board book introduces toddlers to some favorite dinosaurs. When kids look under the flap, they’ll see a detail of each animal and discover fun facts in rhyming verse.
For readers ages 3 - 7 years
Board book, 14 pages
Written by Salina Yoon
Put On Your Owl Eyes: Open Your Senses & Discover Nature’s Secrets; Mapping, Tracking & Journaling Activities
Product #: 141425
Children will see the natural world around them with brand new eyes, as they learn to follow its signs, hear its language, and understand its secrets. With this unique and compelling book written by expert environmental educator Devin Franklin, kids aged 8 to 13 will build their own relationship with nature through finding a “Sit Spot” — an outdoor space in the backyard, in a field or in the woods, in a vacant lot or a city park — where they can stop, observe, and become familiar with the flora and fauna that live there.
From the Six Arts of Tracking (Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How) and making a habitat map to walking in smooth silence like a fox and learning the basics of bird language, exploration exercises lead young readers on a fascinating journey of discovery as they watch, listen, map, interpret, and write about the sounds, sights, scents, and patterns they encounter. With prompts and write-in spaces for journaling, map-making activities, and observational tracking throughout, Put On Your Owl Eyes is an interactive and thought-provoking guidebook.
For readers ages 8 - 13 years
Paperback, 160 pages
Written by Devin Franklin
On the Nature Trail: What Will You Find?
Product #: 141435
Jump-start curiosity with this take-along field guide for children ages 4 to 8. From worms, birds, and spiders to trees, flowers, and clouds, young explorers learn what to look and listen for wherever they are — whether in a nature preserve, an urban park, or a suburban backyard. Seek-and-find lists, on-the-trail art projects, and discovery games get kids engaged in hands-on learning about nature, and a real pull-out magnifying glass helps them get a close-up glimpse of leaf veins, seed pods, and tiny insects. Filled with activities, checklists, and stickers, this interactive nature guide belongs in every kid’s backpack.
For readers 4 - 8 years
Children's Picture Atlas
Product #: X3941
This beautifully illustrated picture atlas takes children on a magical journey around the world. Each map is crammed with fascinating details to pore over and talk about, making this a wonderful book for sharing.
For readers ages 5 and up
Hardcover, 48 pages
Written by Ruth Brocklehurst and illustrated by Linda Edwards
Count to 100
Product #: 141472
One full moon, 2 little dogs, 10 red peppers, 100 twinkling stars… Counting to 100 becomes effortless and fun with this gorgeously illustrated, hardback picture book for little children. Each page has a certain number of things to count, from boats and trees to swirling leaves and pretty flowers, with lots of things to spot and talk about too.
There are number patterns, pictures, and lots of extra things to spot along the way. A double gatefold at the end opens to reveal an impressive array of 100 stars.
For readers ages 3 years and up
Board book, 24 pages
Written by Felicity Brooks and illustrated by Sophia Touliatou
Everything Awesome About Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Beasts!
Product #: 141488
The Boys' Book of Survival meets Dav Pilkey with a prehistoric twist, in this definitive, go-to book about everything AWESOME you EVER wanted to know about dinosaurs. Discover a wealth of weird, wacky, and wild facts about dinosaurs, told in Mike Lowery's signature comic style with bright and energetic artwork, fresh framing devices, and hilarious jokes. This will be the go-to book for dinosaur enthusiasts that kids will put in their backpacks and obsess over, bridging the gap between encyclopedic nonfiction content and lighter picture book fare, filling the need with a one-stop shop for the legions of 6-9 year olds who want to know absolutely everything there is to know about dinosaurs.
For readers ages 7 - 10 years
Written and Illustrated by Mike Lowery
Titanosaur: Discovering the World's Largest Dinosaur
Product #: 141487
Get ready to meet the Titanosaur -- the biggest, heaviest creature to ever walk the Earth!
This book tells the story of the discovery of this new dinosaur from the mouths of the paleontologists who led the dig! From its discovery by a local herder, to the organization and completion of the excavation, this riveting story will have readers on the edge of their seats, and the beautifully painted illustrations will mesmerize. The final spread will open up into a gatefold showing a photograph of the full Titanosaur skeleton on display at the museum. Chock-full of back matter like a glossary and extra information and photographs from the dig, and an inside jacket poster of the Titanosaur, kids of all ages will devour this book.
For readers ages 5 - 7 years
Written by Diego Pol & Jose Luis Carballido, Illustrated by Florencia Gigena
How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight?
Product #: X1505
Tuck your child in and snuggle up for a bedtime story as the ten dinosaur children of this New York Times bestseller tell you how they say goodnight. Whether it's pouting or throwing his teddy bear around, demanding a piggyback ride, or another book, each little dino eventually tucks in his tail and says good night.
For readers ages 3 - 5 years
Written by Jane Yolen, Illustrated by Mark Teague
Product #: 140036
Dinosaurs are revealed in this jam-packed book of gorgeous illustrations and riveting facts. Plus you get five unique dinosaur replica fossils. From a dinosaur tooth to dinosaur poop! These fossils are unique and will be a real find for all dinosaur aficionados.
For readers ages 8 - 12 years
Written by Heather Dakota, Illustrated by Daniel Jankowski
E is for Egypt
Product #: X4659
Why are we so intrigued by ancient Egypt? Is it because Egyptian treasures are rich and colorful? Is it because we can't figure out how pyramids were really built? Is it because of the mystical curses, which seem to inflict anyone who opens up the tomb of a pharaoh? Richly illustrated in colors that make Egyptian art so appealing, E Is for Egypt feeds our fascination with this ancient civilization.
For readers ages 3 - 8 years
Written by Charles C Somerville
Good Morning World
Product #: X6618
Say, Good Morning to the plants, trees and animals with this bestselling book featuring artwork by Native American Pacific Northwest Coast artist, Paul Windsor.
For readers newborn and up
Good Morning World by Haisla, Heiltsuk artist, Paul Windsor
Product #: X6471
From Apatosaurus to Zupaysaurus, the 26 dinosaur friends in this over-sized board book will enchant preschoolers and help them learn their ABCs. Developed in conjunction with paleontologists at the American Museum of Natural History, it features extra-large letters; bright, detailed illustrations of the dinos; information about each creature; and an embossed tactile cover that feels like bumpy dinosaur skin!
For readers 2 - 5 years
Illustrated by Scott Hartman
Slowly Slowly Slowly said the Sloth
Product #: X6204
Slowly, slowly, slowly . . . that's the way the sloth moves. Slowly, it eats and then, slowly, it falls asleep. "What strange kind of creature is this?" the other animals wonder. Why doesn't it run or fly or play or hunt like the rest of us? "Why are you so slow?" the howler monkey inquires. But the sloth doesn't answer any questions until the jaguar asks, "Why are you so lazy?"
Anyone who has ever felt too busy will appreciate the sloth's peaceful lifestyle and realize that it's okay to take time to enjoy life. Eric Carle' s dazzling collage illustrations introduce readers to the exotic beauty of the Amazon rain forest and the many unusual animals living there.
For readers ages 3 - 7 years
Written by Eric Carle
Smithsonian Handbooks: Insects
Product #: X5802
Written by noted entomologist George C. McGavin, this comprehensive handbook covers all 29 orders of insect as well as spiders and terrestrial arthropods. It's packed with hundreds of annotated photographs and illustrations to help you discern the many types of insects and gives you a brief description of each insect family with main characteristics, including life cycles, the environment in which they thrive, and a photographic guide to assist you in categorizing the insect group. It's an indispensable handbook for beginners and enthusiasts alike.
Smithsonian Handbooks are the most visually appealing guides on the natural world in the book marketplace. Featuring more than 500 full-color illustrations and photographs, along with detailed annotations, Smithsonian Handbooks make identification easy and accurate.
For readers 13 and up
Written by George C. McGavin
Owl Love You
Product #: X5780
The sun is setting, time to rise! At dusk, when an owl's day is just beginning, a baby owl asks questions and a mama owl offers comforting answers in this gentle, reverse bedtime book, featuring lulling, lyrical text and luminous illustrations of the nighttime world.