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Product Description: Now beginning readers can learn all about the history of comics, graphic novels, manga, and more in this installment of the nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read series about the history of fun stuff!Do you know how comics, graphic novels, and manga came to be? Or that they have their roots in cave drawings? Did you know that Benjamin Franklin is credited as having the first cartoon in an American newspaper? Ever wonder who put the fun in the Funny Pages? Become a History of Fun Stuff Expert on the funny history of comic strips, graphic novels, manga, and more, and amaze your friends with all you’ve learned in this fun, fact-filled Level 3 Ready-to-Read! A special section at the back of the book includes Common Core–vetted extras on subjects like science, social studies, and math, and there’s even a fun quiz so readers can test themselves to see what they’ve learned! Learning about history has never been so much fun...read more
By Rob McClurkan (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781481471459 | Simon Spotlight, September 27, 2016, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Now beginning readers can learn all about the history of comics, graphic novels, manga, and more in this installment of the nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read series about the history of fun stuff!

Paperback:

9781481471442 | Simon Spotlight, September 27, 2016, cover price $3.99 | About this edition: Now beginning readers can learn all about the history of comics, graphic novels, manga, and more in this installment of the nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read series about the history of fun stuff!

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Product Description: Learn the sugar, spice, and science behind your favorite candies in this fact-tastic nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a series about the science of fun stuff!Did you know there is a lot of science behind making candy? How about that “Red Hots” candies get their heat from a chemical called capsaicin—the same molecule that gives peppers their kick? And when you crunch on Wintergreen Lifesavers, they spark because you are making light with friction similar to the electricity in lightning: You might say you are making a miniature lightning storm in your mouth! Learn about these cool chemical reactions and much more as you become a Science of Fun Stuff Expert on candy! Amaze your friends with all you’ve learned in this engaging, fact-filled Level 3 Ready-to-Read! A special section at the back of the book includes Common Core–vetted extras on subjects like social studies and math, and there’s even a fun quiz so readers can test themselves to see what they’ve learned! Learning science has never been so much fun...read more
By Rob McClurkan (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781481456272 | Simon Spotlight, December 22, 2015, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Learn the sugar, spice, and science behind your favorite candies in this fact-tastic nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a series about the science of fun stuff!

Paperback:

9781481456265 | Simon Spotlight, December 22, 2015, cover price $3.99 | About this edition: Learn the sugar, spice, and science behind your favorite candies in this fact-tastic nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a series about the science of fun stuff!

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Learn the science behind amazing magic tricks in this fact-tastic nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a series about the science of fun stuff!Did you know that every time a magician uses sleight of hand, he is secretly tracking your eye movements at the same time? How does a magician make a dove appear out of thin air? Amaze your friends with the secrets you learn in this fun, fact-filled Level 3 Ready-to-Read! A special section at the back of the book includes Common Core–vetted extras on subjects like geography and history, and there’s even a fun quiz so readers can test themselves to see what they’ve learned!
By Rob McClurkan (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781481437028, titled "Pulling Back the Curtain on Magic!" | Simon Spotlight, June 2, 2015, cover price $16.99

Paperback:

9781481437011, titled "Pulling Back the Curtain on Magic!" | Simon Spotlight, June 2, 2015, cover price $3.99 | About this edition: Learn the science behind amazing magic tricks in this fact-tastic nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a series about the science of fun stuff!

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Product Description: Warm up with the enticing history of hot chocolate in this fact-tastic nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a series about the history of fun stuff! History of Fun Stuff: The Sweet Story of Hot Chocolate was named a 2015 NCSS-CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People!Did you know that for thousands of years, chocolate was a beverage and not a solid candy? Or that soldiers in the Revolutionary War received a monthly ration of chocolate for drinking? Learn all about the history of America’s favorite wintertime treat in this fun, fact-filled Level 3 Ready-to-Read!A special section at the back of the book includes relevant info on subjects like social studies and science, and there’s even a fun quiz so you can test yourself to see what you’ve learned...read more
By Rob McClurkan (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781481420532, titled "The Sweet Story of Hot Chocolate!" | Simon Spotlight, October 28, 2014, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Warm up with the enticing history of hot chocolate in this fact-tastic nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a series about the history of fun stuff!

Paperback:

9781481420525 | Simon Spotlight, October 28, 2014, cover price $3.99

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9780062317292 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, August 26, 2014, cover price $17.99

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Product Description: Sixty-two playful scenes of life on the farm await your imaginative touch. Finish the incomplete drawings by following the suggestions in the captions — draw pigs frolicking in the mud, a donkey's ears, a field of growing crops, hatchling chicks, and other barnyard sights.

Paperback:

9780486492308 | Dover Pubns, September 19, 2013, cover price $1.50 | About this edition: Sixty-two playful scenes of life on the farm await your imaginative touch.

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A pirate is on the hunt for a new crew—who will he find? Then he sets off on a new adventure. Each book in the Talk a Story series contains two original stories featuring the same characters and illustrator. The books are a perfect reading resource for children of all ages and abilities. Composed with literacy expert Catherine Glavina, Senior Research Fellow of Education at the University of Warwick.
By Rob McClurkan (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781445106540 | Hodder & Stoughton, September 1, 2011, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: A pirate is on the hunt for a new crew—who will he find?

Paperback:

9781445106663 | Hodder & Stoughton, September 1, 2012, cover price $7.99

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