Books by National Geographic

ALL ABOUT ME by National Geographic
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"Clear nonfiction for the very young is hard to come by, and it appears that the Look & Learn series may finally be on the right track despite earlier titles that were much too conceptual for the audience. (Board book. 18 mos.-3)"
An exploration of the human body through colorful photos. Read full book review >
THE SKULL IN THE ROCK by Lee R. Berger
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: April 23, 2013

"A terrific piece of paleoanthropology, with a smart blend of scientific sobriety and narrative verve. (Nonfiction enhanced e-book. 10 & up)"
Advances in paleoanthropology are given a bracing, clearsighted overview in this enhanced e-book from Berger and Aronson, based on the 2012 print book of the same name. Read full book review >
OPPOSITES! by National Geographic
Released: Aug. 14, 2012

"This overly didactic book may confuse rather than enlighten young learners. (Board book. 2-4)"
National Geographic offers a muddled take on opposites for little ones. Read full book review >
COLORS! by National Geographic
Released: June 12, 2012

"These busy arrangements require an older audience and a different format. (Board book. 2-3)"
Though bright and bold, this exploration of color demonstrates a dreary understanding of tots' abilities. Read full book review >
THE ULTIMATE DINO-PEDIA by Don Lessem
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: Dec. 14, 2010

"Still, the outstanding art and the unmatched breadth of content move this to the head of the Dino-app pack. (iPad reference app. 7-11)"
Though not quite the dino-pedia to rule them all, this multimedia version of the already-terrific print edition of the same title will certainly set young dinophiles roaring. Read full book review >
NONFICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2009

"Where the earlier work is illustrated by a pantheon of artists and included a fair degree of whimsy, this effort is solemn—each is effective in its own way, though this may work better with an older audience. (index, reading and website lists) (Informational picture book. 10-13)"
"1. All humans are born free with the same dignity and rights. / 2. Read full book review >