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National Geographic Readers: Things That Go Collection

National Geographic Readers: Things That Go Collection

Current price: $7.99
Publication Date: January 6th, 2015
National Geographic Kids
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Fast, fun, and on the move! Little kids love learning about all of the machines that get us from point A to point B. Cars, trucks, trains, and planes are often the first modes of transportation they learn to recognize. Learning about all of the coolest, fastest vehicles is sure to entertain fact-hungry kids for hours! Enough fascinating information is accompanied by wonderful photographs to ensure that kids' curiosity is both satisfied AND inspired.

About the Author

AMY SHIELDS lives in a little house in the middle of the woods in upstate New York.  She has an unusual friendship with her two dogs, Jenny and Toby, but the real loves of her life are her two daughters.  She has written and ghostwritten many books for children.

WIL MARA is the award-winning novelist of the 2005 disaster thriller Wave. His second book in the disaster group, The Gemini Virus, was released by Macmillan Publishing in October of 2012 to tremendous reviews by consumers and critics alike. In 2013, he released the first book in a new suspense series, Frame 232, which features pivotal character Jason Hammond. Frame 232 begins with the discovery of new evidence concerning the Kennedy assassination. Wil is currently writing the second Jason Hammond novel, 'he Nevada Testament, and developing the next story in the disaster series. He has also written extensively for the school library market. More information about his work can be found at 

GAIL TUCHMAN is an author of children's books.