2. Age: 4-8 | Science Books For Kids - Best Of 2011
Animal: The Definitive Visual Guide to the World’s Wildlife (Paperback)

Animal: The Definitive Visual Guide to the World's WildlifeFor: Grades 3 to adult / Ages 8 to adults
Subject: Animals
Rating: 5 stars (67 reviewers)
Price: $29.95
Page: 624 PAGES
By: David Burnie (Author), Don E. Wilson (Editor)

A book for everyone, young like old. This book will appeal to everyone who like to read about animals. With descriptive pictures, this book will even appeal to the younger ones who can’t read yet but can appreciate the beautiful wildlife illustrations from all around the world.  This book is an amazing reference on animals and contains detailed information. Your child will enjoy exploring all the scientific and technical informative topics that relates to animals and their environment. And we can assure, mom, dad, grandma and grandpa will also find their share of interest into that huge amount of information and facts about wildlife. This book certainly stands apart from all other books for animals, and will serve as a main reference book about animal for your child for the coming years. Everybody simply loves this book! If your child has a fascination with animals, this book has more species and pictures of animals than they can ever dream of. A book that will fill your child imagination for years. With over 600 pages and costing under $30, this is The animal book to give your child this coming Christmas.

Amazon.com Review
Over 2,000 species, from the tiny spider mite to the massive blue whale, are profiled in DK’s astonishingly wonderful Animal, produced in cooperation with the Smithsonian Institution and more than 70 expert zoologists. To call this book “profusely illustrated” is to seriously underrepresent page after page of breathtaking photos capturing each creature in sharp images, thrumming with life. Even the page borders are covered with collages of animal skins to indicate (more…)

Everyone Poops (My Body Science Series) (Paperback)

Everyone Poops (My Body Science Series)For: Preschool-Grade 1 / Ages 2-6
Subject: Biology, Human biology
Rating: 4.5 stars (226 reviewers)
Price: $7.95
Page: 27 PAGES
By: Taro Gomi (Author) & Amanda Mayer Stinchecum (Illustrator) 3gadf5xsyz

This book is a wonderfully illustrated book for every young toddler. Everyone Poops is a great book to teach your children about the basics of human and animal biology. A great book to have when you start potty training your child. A book all kids will enjoy, and that will help their parents get more comfortable about talking about #2 đŸ˜‰

Some parents will be put off by some of the explicit but fun images, but this book shows the reality as is : Everybody poops! In a world where too many parents are embarrassed to ask their doctor about colonoscopy, it is important to educate your child that it is okay to talk about any problems related to our daily #2! Everyone Poops, a great educational and entertaining book for kids ages 2-6, but also for the prudish parents!

From Publishers Weekly
“An elephant makes a big poop. A mouse makes a tiny poop,” and so the text goes, describing all sorts of creatures and people who eat and thus defecate. Ages 18mos.-4yrs. Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information, Inc.
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From School Library Journal
PreSchool-Grade 1– Well yes, they do, but does anyone really need an entire book on the subject? In this Japanese import, readers are informed on page one that “an elephant makes a big poop, a mouse makes a ti (more…)

Grossology (Paperback)

Grossology

For: Grades 3-7 / Ages 8-12
Subject: Human biology, funny book
Rating: 5 stars (10 reviewers)
Price: $9.99
Page: 80 PAGES
By: Sylvia Branzei (Author) & Jack Keely (Illustrator)

This book is a classic of modern gross scholarship… If you have kids and can’t get them to read books (whether it’s science books for kids, or any other types of books), this will probably become your child’s favorite book. Kids are simply nuts over that book, which has an impressive array of information on fun subjects, such as barf, farts, BO, burping, bad breath and everything else boys seem to just love. The book is so interesting, especially to boys, that there won’t be any complain when reading time comes! And what to say about your happiness when you will see your boy or girl laugh hysterically at the images and comments. Definitely a must have book for any child.

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Math To Know: A Mathematics Handbook


For: Grades 1-3 / Ages 6-8
Subject: Math
Rating: 4.5 stars (6 reviews)
Price: $26.60
Page: 483 pages
By: Mary C. Cavanagh

This book is one that every elementary school teacher, parent or grand parent should have on their book shelf.  When you seem to can’t explain a math concept to a child, you can simply rely on Math to Know to help you, which will do a super job and will put those concepts in terms easy to understand. A wonderful reference tool for all adults who have to deal with children every day. teachers. The entire series is a must for all teachers of Math. more…

Me and My Place in Space (Dragonfly Books) (Paperback)

Me and My Place in Space (Dragonfly Books)
For: Kindergarten – Grade 3 / Ages 4-8
Subject: Space
Rating: 4.5 stars (12 reviews)
Price: $6.99
Page: 32 pages
By: Joan Sweeney

From School Library Journal
PreSchool-Grade 2-The creators of Me on the Map (Crown, 1996) trump Robin Hirst’s My Place in Space (Orchard, 1990) by adding a tour of the solar system to their young narrator’s cheery recitation of her place in the universe. Donning an imaginary space suit and dashing off childlike crayon drawings as she goes, the russet-haired tour guide takes viewers past the Moon, Sun, and each planet, then out to the Milky Way and beyond. At each stop, she furnishes (more…)

The Complete Backyard Nature Activity Book: Fun Projects for Kids to Learn About the Wonders of Wildlife and Nature

The Complete Backyard Nature Activity Book: Fun Projects for Kids to Learn About the Wonders of Wildlife and Nature
For: Grades 4-6 / Ages 9-12
Subject: Nature and Animals / Activity book
Rating: 5 stars (2 reviews)
Price: N/A
Page: 64 pages
By: Robin Michal Krootz

From an apartment-rail hummingbird feeder to a backyard bat house. . .from a butterfly-friendly window box to a nest full of baby swallows. . .here are simple instructions for creating inviting, easy-to-make feeders and havitats that will attract insects, birds, squirrels, bats, frogs, and other small creatures. Many of the projects use recycled materials. These enjoyable science-based activities are accompanied by attractive illustrations and amazing anecdotes, facts, and insights (more…)

The Magic School Bus Inside a Beehive (Paperback)

The Magic School Bus Inside a Beehive
For: Preschool-Grade 3 / Ages 4-8
Subject: Animals
Rating: 4.5 stars (5 reviews)
Price: $6.99
Page: 48 pages
By: Joanna Cole (Author), Bruce Degen (Illustrator), Bruce Degan (Illustrator)

From School Library Journal
Grade 1-4. Nobody can organize a field trip like the indomitable Ms. Frizzle! This time out she introduces her class to the insect kingdom via an excursion through a honeybee hive. Garbed in bee costumes complete with antennae, and sprayed with the proper pheromones, the students are accepted by the workers and allowed to perform such chores as foraging for nectar and pollen, building honeycombs, making honey, and feeding larvae. They also have the opportu (more…)

The Everything Kids’ Science Experiments Book

The Everything Kids' Science Experiments Book: Boil Ice, Float Water, Measure Gravity-Challenge the World Around You! (Everything Kids Series)
For: Grades 4-8 / Ages 9-12
Subject: Activity book / biology, chemistry, physics, space
Rating: 4.5 stars (28 reviews)
Price: $12.95
Page: 144 pages
By: Tom Robinson

Boil Ice, Float Water, Measure Gravity-Challenge the World Around You! Science has never been so easy – or so much fun! With The Everything Kids’ Science Experiments Book, all you need to do is gather a few household items and you can recreate dozens of mind-blowing, kid-tested science experiments. High school science teach Tom Robinson shows you how to expand your scientific horizons – from biology to chemistry to physics to outer space. You’ll discover answers to questions like: Is it possible to blow up a balloon without actually blowing into (…Find more similar books…)

ScienceWiz Chemistry Experiments Kit and Book 35 Experiments, Chemistry

ScienceWiz Chemistry Experiments Kit and Book 35 Experiments, Chemistry
For: Grades 1-5 / Ages 6-11
Subject: Chemistry / Activity book
Pages: 40 pages + chemistry kits
Rating: 3.5 stars (8 reviewers)
Price: $19.99
By: Science Wiz
From the Manufacturer
Chemistry is an award winning kit that comes with a 40 page highly visual, step-by- step instruction book. All the materials are included your child will need to perform 35 experiments. A classic set of all time favorite children’s experiments are combined to explore the matter of matter: make candles, squirt with water pressure, sink and float an egg, dye a flower from the inside out, squeeze an egg into a bottle, capturing a CO2 explosion and growing crystal (more…)

Science in Seconds for Kids: Over 100 Experiments You Can Do in Ten Minutes or Less (Paperback)

Science in Seconds for Kids: Over 100 Experiments You Can Do in Ten Minutes or Less
For: Grade 2-4 / Ages 7-10
Subject: Activity book (air, animals, energy, gravity, magnetism, light, the human body, and much more)
Rating: 4.5 stars (5 reviewers)
Price: $12.95
Page: 144 pages
By: Jean Potter

From School Library Journal
Suitable for grade 2-4. This book is a collection of simple projects. Experiments are easy and uses every materials that can easily be found in the house. Different topics for different areas of science, from gravity, to water or light. They all can be follow in a matter of minutes. Comes with detailed instructions and illustrations. The experiments are easy to understand. Some experiments require the help of an adult, and are well mentioned in the book. Each experiment has a some good science explanation behind it, the why, the what should had happened and many explanations. At times these explanations involve concepts that (…Find other similar books…)

Science books for kids : Age 5-8
Science is facts; just as houses are made of stone, so is science made of facts; but a pile of stones is not a house, and a collection of facts is not necessarily science.
Jules Henri Poincaré (1854-1912) French mathematician.

MATHEMATICS

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Brain Quest Workbook: Kindergarten

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Brain Quest Workbook: Grade 1
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Math Curse

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Times Tables the Fun Way

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ANIMALS

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What Do You Do with a Tail Like This?

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From Caterpillar to Butterfly

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Nights of the Pufflings

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About Birds: A Guide for Children

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HUMAN BIOLOGY

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Everyone Poops (My Body Science Series)

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The Busy Body Book: A Kid’s Guide to Fitness

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First Human Body Encyclopedia

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Why I Sneeze, Shiver, Hiccup, & Yawn

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ASTRONOMY AND SPACE

8-space-all-about-our-solar-systemThere’s No Place Like Space: All About Our Solar System
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On the Day You Were Born

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First Space Encyclopedia

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The Magic School Bus Lost In The Solar System

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NATURE

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On the Day You Were Born

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How a Seed Grows
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The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest
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Why Should I Recycle? (Why Should I?)

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