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Meet the Reindeer: A 15-Minute Book for Early Readers
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Series: 15-Minute Books · Meet the Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Deer, Moose & Caribou
This book is a shorter version of our popular “Reindeer: Nomads of the North”, aimed at beginning readers. With only 1234 easy to read words, young children can experience for themselves the joy of learning about the reindeer. They will find out: What is the difference between a caribou and a reindeer? Why are a reindeer’s hairs hollow? What sound do reindeer make when they walk? And much more!
Hunter is my name hunting is my game
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Cats
Fourt years ago a neighbors cat steered three kids into my driveway towards a bowl of cat food I put out for my neighbors cat. eventually one cat caught a ride on the mail truck and the post lady brought some food because she was going on vacation and asked me to feed this black kitten. The cat eventually disappeared and thought nothing of it until she knocked on my door with black cat in her arms
Creative Writing for Kids
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: British English. Published: September 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Creative Writing for Kids helps children relax and have fun with creative writing. Over 90 exercises, suitable for children aged 7-14.
Illustrated Proverbs For Children
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 210. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Civics
A beautiful and unique collection of 42 illustrated proverbs for children.
Giraffes: Long-Necked Wonders
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Giraffes
Giraffes are the tallest animal alive today. A male giraffe can grow to be over 18 feet (5.5 m.) tall. That's taller than a two-story house! Giraffes look like a horse with a stretched out neck and stretched out legs. They have long skinny legs and a very long neck. Their front legs are longer than their back legs. That is why their backs slope down toward their rump. Find out more in this book!
Great Websites for Tweens!
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Price: Free! Words: 580. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Computers / Entertainment & Games
This book is filled with links to fun, safe, and educational websites for ages 10-12. Also includes guide for parents.
14 More Absolutely Gross, Disgusting Facts About Animals : A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
What?! You didn’t get enough gross and disgusting things that animals do in that last book? OK, here are some more of the best, or the worst, things that animals do. Let’s see if you know the answers to these questions before you read them in this absolutely disgusting book. What do salamanders do after they shed their skin? How do giraffes clean their noses? How do barnacles eat? And many more!
14 Fun Facts About Niagara Falls: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Nature
Niagara Falls is one of the most recognized landmarks in the U.S. and Canada. Millions of people visit every year. While you may recognize this landmark, how much do you really know about it? Do you know: How many waterfalls make up Niagara Falls? How much water goes over Niagara Falls every second? How much of the water in the Niagara River goes over the falls? Find out this and more in this book
14 Fun Facts About the Mississippi River: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Nature
The Mississippi River is the largest river in the US, and one of the most well known rivers in the world. People have been discovering things about this river for many years. How much do you know about America’s waterway? Do you know: Where does the Mississippi River begin? Where does it lose most of its elevation? How much of America’s rainfall ends up in the River? Find out in this fun book.
14 Fun Facts About Insects: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Insects
Insects are all over, and there are many different kinds. But no matter how many there are, all insects have some things in common. Here are some fun facts about those little things that you find crawling around everywhere. Do you know: What does the word insect mean? How many insects are there in the world? Are there insects in the Arctic and the Antarctic? Find out the answers in this fun book.
14 Fun Facts About the Statue of Liberty: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Architecture
She stands in New York Harbor, lifting her light to the world. The Statue of Liberty is a symbol of the U.S. How much do you know about her? Do you know: What is the Statue of Liberty’s real name? What was the Statue originally used for? What was the first part of the Statue to be finished? Which is taller, the statue or the pedestal? Find out this and more in this fun fact-filled book.
14 Fun Facts About Washington DC: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / State & Local
Washington DC is our nation’s capitol. It is where many of our laws are made. What happens here affects our lives in many ways, but how much do you know about this place? Do you know: By law, how large is Washington DC allowed to be? Is it larger or smaller than it was when it was first formed? What happened to many buildings 15 years after the city was formed? Fout out this and more in this book.
14 Fun Facts About Blue Whales: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life
Huge blue whales inhabit our oceans. Scientists are studying them and learning more about them all the time. How much do you know? Can you answer these questions? How many gallons of air can a whale’s lungs hold? How many krill can a blue whale eat in a day? What is covering a blue whale’s eyes? How large is a blue whale’s throat? Find the answers to these questions and more in this fun book.
14 Fun Facts About the River Thames: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » People & Places / Europe
The River Thames has a colorful history. It was a river highway before railways and roads were built. It brought flood, disease and death to thousands of Londoners. Today it contains over 80 islands, 200 bridges, 20 tunnels, 45 locks, six public ferries and one ford. Yet it still reminds us of its history with an average of one body a week being found in its waters. Find out more in this fun book.
14 Fun Facts About Noses: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Anatomy & Physiology
Noses are wonderful. They help us breathe. They are lined with mucous and hairs called cilia, which trap germs and tiny particles that can make us sick. They generate quarts (litres) of snot. They let us smell flowers and freshly baked foods. They also warn us of dangers from fires, rotten food or last week’s gym bag. Learn more about this wonderful part of your body in this fun, fact-filled book.
14 Fun Facts About Eyes: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Anatomy & Physiology
Our eyes are round objects that sit at the halfway point of our head. They are about one inch (25 mm) in diameter and come in a variety of colors. They allow us to see all the wonders of the world and beyond. We still don’t understand exactly how they work in transforming light into color and objects, but they do, and it’s amazing. Learn more about eyes in this fun, fact-filled book!
14 Fun Facts About the Nile: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Nature
The Nile River has amazed people for thousands of years. It runs opposite from most river systems. It floods for miles, pushing back the desert and providing farming lands for civilizations to thrive. It fills a massive swamp and has canyons and waterfalls. Most of its course is through the desert, yet it never runs dry. Learn more about this amazing river in this fun, short book.
14 Fun Facts About Asteroids: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
Lying between Mars and Jupiter, The Main Asteroid Belt was once thought to be the remnants of an exploded planet or the beginnings of a planet that never formed. How much do you know about asteroids? Do you know: Where is The Main Asteroid Belt? What was the first asteroid discovered? How much mass does The Main Asteroid Belt have? Find out the answer to these questions and more.
14 Fun Facts About Yosemite: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Nature
As the Ice Age retreated, the Sierra Nevada mountain range and Yosemite were left uncovered. How much do you know about Yosemite? Do you know: What was the longest glacier in Yosemite? Are there any glaciers in Yosemite today? How many meadows does Yosemite have? What plant is among the largest and oldest living things on earth? What is frazil ice? Find out more in this book.
The Mona-logues: The Wacky, Absurdist, Musings of My Five Year Old (that keep me in stitches)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Humor / General
Bill Cosby once remarked that kids say the darndest things. He never met Mona Ragone. Age 5 going on 16, Mona's wacky observations and absurdist humor would make David Letterman guffaw. You're guaranteed to chuckle, belly laugh and smile your way through this collection of Mona's zaniest observations.