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Seeing Stars

The Secret Life of Starfish

by Denise Adams
edition: eBook
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: marine life, photography

What are starfish up to in their spare time? Perhaps they meet for underwater picnics, or set up a telescope to view their star cousins in the night sky. Maybe they make sand-angels, or arm wrestle each other? Using live critters in homemade sets, artisan Denise Adams dreams up whimsical and often humorous scenes depicting the “secret” life of …

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The World I See

by (photographer) Bace Flores
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 9
  • Grade: 2 to 4
tagged: photography, flowers & plants

An empowering book that encourages kids to be the boss of their own destiny by fostering their unique talents at an early age. Open up your child's world with this inspirational compilation of photos taken by 4 year old amateur photographer and author Bace Flores. Discover a world of wonders as seen through the eyes of a child. Take a journey with …

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Let's Find Momo!

A Hide-and-Seek Board Book

by Andrew Knapp
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 2 to 5
  • Grade: p to 12
tagged: dogs, photography

Everyone's favorite hide-and-seek dog returns in this colorful, kid-friendly photography board book.

Beloved border collie Momo is back...if you can find him!

Look for Momo hiding on a farm, in a bookstore, at a construction site, and in other unlikely locations. In this sturdy board book kids can keep the game going—and learn new words—by searc …

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More Baby Birds in the Wild

photographs by Damon Calderwood & Donald E. Waite
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: birds, photography, baby animals

A colourful photographic introduction to baby birds in their natural habitat, designed for young children.

 

This delightful follow-up to Baby Birds in the Wild features vivid bird photography and simple text. More Baby Birds in the Wild is designed to introduce very young children to the enchanting world of newborn nestlings and their rarely seen fe …

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Baby Wild Animals

photographs by Dennis Schmidt & Esther Schmidt
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: baby animals, photography

Do you want to know what an elk calf looks like? Or a mountain goat kid? How about playful bear cubs romping in the grass? This sweet and colourful picture book introduces children to over thirty species of young animals in the wild. It is an ideal guide for teaching kids about North American wildlife.

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Baby Birds in the Wild

photographs by Damon Calderwood & Donald E. Waite
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: birds, photography

This delightful book, with its vivid photos and simple text, will introduce young children to the enchanting world of newly born birds and the anxious dotings and feeding techniques of their moms and dads. Highlighting over forty bird species, this collection invites birdwatchers everywhere to get kids started early in enjoying North America’s mo …

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Muybridge and the Riddle of Locomotion

by Marta Braun
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 18
  • Grade: 4 to 12
tagged: photography

Eadweard Muybridge (1830-1900) is famous for his invention of very fast photography, and his discovery of how animals and people run. Born in England, he moved to California during the gold rush boom, became a celebrated landscape photographer, and then studied "Animals in Motion" and "The Human Figure in Motion".

For more than a century people hav …

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City Alphabet

by Joanne Schwartz, illustrated by Matt Beam
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 0
  • Grade: p to 12
tagged: alphabet, photography, city & town life

The urban landscape is alive with words. You only have to look to find them -- bold, brassy and obvious, or hidden, secret and mysterious. It's this intriguing aspect of the city that Matt Beam has captured in his photographs - words spray-painted on walls, etched in concrete, carved into wood, stuck onto glass. He and Joanne Schwartz have collabor …

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