Weird But True! 8, The National Geographic Kids Almanac 2017, and 5000 Awesome Facts (About Everything!) 3 will make great holiday gifts for kids this season. When we got the latest Weird But True! 8 in the mail last week plus The National Geographic Kids Almanac 2017 and 5000 Awesome Facts (About Everything!) 3, my kids POUNCED. Why? Because they’re so interesting & well-designed!
And, me? Well, I got to hear EVERY. SINGLE. FACT. Because there’s joy in reading to mom! 🙂
While I’m making dinner.
While we’re eating dinner.
While we’re cleaning up.
You get the idea . . .
But, it’s all good. I’m always happy when my kids get engaged in books, especially nonfiction books.
And we always love books from National Geographic Kids, the #1 publisher of nonfiction books for kids. The photos, layout, and content are high-quality.
National Geographic Kids’ mission is a combination of scientific, education, and conservation organization as well as teaching kids about the world and how it works and empowering them to succeed and make the world a better place.
For all the best National Geographic books (to give as gifts), visit their website.
National Geographic Kids Holiday Gifts for Ages 8 – 12
5,000 Awesome Facts (About Everything!) 3
If you like LOTS of facts, packed together for your detailed reading pleasure, you’ll like this gigantic book about cool topics such as bubble gum and ice cream to the outer space and the North Pole! Great for curious kids who love to be the trivia expert in the family.
National Geographic Kids Almanac 2017
350+ pages of incredible photos, fun facts, news, activities, and features about animals, science, exploration, technology, culture, and more. This book is popular for a reason, it’s SO well-done and interesting to kids.
COOL CONTEST: The second annual Almanac Newsmaker Challenge invites kids create a time capsule for kids in 2050 that shows what life is like today. Just gather up to 10 “artifacts,” photograph it, and share it on My Shot, the Nat Geo Kids online photo community. Get the details at: natgeokids.com/almanac.
Weird but True 8
Do your kids love the Weird But True! books as much as mine? This new edition contains 300 all-new wild and wacky facts and pictures. Want to hear a few?
- The 1904 World’s Fair featured a life-sized elephant made of almonds.
- moonbow = a nighttime rainbow
- Scientists found sharks living in an underwater volcano.
- Octopuses have blue blood and nine brains.
I especially recommend Weird But True! 8 for a holiday gift — it’s easily digestible and fun!
And in more good-to-know information, National Geographic Kids is giving one of my readers a set of these three books. Enter to win below!
National Geographic Kids 3 Book Giveaway
One (1) winner will receive:
- a copy of 5,000 Awesome Facts (About Everything!) 3
- a copy of Weird but True 8
- a copy of National Geographic Kids Almanac 2017
Find your Holiday Gifts at ShopNG.com/kidsbooks.
Happy Holidays from National Geographic Kids!
DISCLOSURE: Thanks to National Geographic Kids for sponsoring this blog post and social shares.