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Tuesday, September 4, 2018

NatGeo Birthday Gift Idea Giveaway and Oh! The Places You'll Go! Giveaway Hop

Our last Zombies, Star Wars, and Spiroglyphics Giveaway was for the creative child. This one is for the more inquisitive child, or for the child whose friends are, where they can use the books for great birthday presents, cards included.
We have here six great books from National Geographic Kids to giveaway, and we're part of the Oh! The Places You'll Go! Giveaway Hop that includes over 80 stops, so after entering this giveaway, be sure to check out the others.

Here are a few of National Geographic Kids Books' latest offerings that make terrific birthday gifts for kids of all ages, whether they are book lovers or reluctant readers:
National Geographic Kids Almanac 2019 (ages 8-12, $14.99) is the best selling almanac for kids on the planet!! Kids love it because its curated and created just for kids and it's packed with incredible photos; tons of fun facts, crafts, and activities; and fascinating features about animals, science, nature, technology, and more. New features include an updated "Fun and Games" chapter filled with all-new games, jokes, and comics; all new weird-but-true facts; "19 Facts for 2019" feature in every chapter; updated reference material; and cool stuff on topics today's curious kids care about. Plus This year’s Almanac Challenge 2019 — Lions Forever!  --  encourages kids to get involved and make a difference. The focus is on highlighting the threats lions face and the importance of saving them.  Kids are encouraged to visit natgeokids.com/almanac to create a lion poster and send a message with their entry about why they feel lions must be saved.  Winner will receive a $500 cash prize!

 
Awesome 8 Epic (ages 8-12, $12.99) Want to know the who/what/where of the coolest stuff on the planet? Count down with this fun picture list book, featuring the 8 most awesome things in over 50 fun categories that are absolutely epic! Stunning photographs illustrate the countdowns that include such engaging topics as Most Ancient Mysteries, Amazing Mazes to Get Lost In, Seriously Cool Space Sensations, Most Mighty Miniatures, Funkiest Food Mash-ups, Most Fabulous Fairy Tale Fashion Pieces, Most Clever Creatures, Highest Altitude Adventures, and so much more. 
 
Real or Fake? 3 (ages 8-12, $7.99)  Can you detect a hoax from the real deal? See right through photo trickery? Spot the phony logic in a story in seconds? Kids put their sleuthing skills to work in this riotously fun book to see if they can find the truth behind bizarre stories, faulty facts, iffy lists, news headlines, and more. Check the Fib-o-Meter to find out! Complete with incredible photos and quirky collage art, this is another Nat Geo Kids book you have to read to believe...or disbelieve!
 
Extreme Records (ages 9-12, $14.99) Get ready to go the the extreme — it’s time to set the record straight! This book explores the most out-there records the world has to offer — from the tallest mountain to the deepest cave, from the smallest drone to the fastest trains from the the most dangerous thing underfoot to the most dangerous jobs around  and from the oddest ancient creatures to the tinniest, deadliest and most extreme animals on Earth.  In every chapter check out  Case Studies, Spotlights and Creature Features; watch two extremes go head to head in  "SmackDown Central” read all-out long-ago extremes in “Blast From the Past.” At the end of each chapter it’s all about fun and games: rank the extremes you read about, do some myth-busting and even try out a delicious ice cream recipe!
 
Little Kids First Big Book of Why 2 (ages 4-8, $14.99) Following up on the best-selling Little Kids First Big Book of Why, the next book in the hit Little Kids First Big Book series features even more of the endless "Why?" questions preschoolers love to ask! This charming reference book answers some of kids' most burning "Why?" questions. More than 200 colorful photos are paired with age-appropriate text featuring answers to questions like "Why do dogs sniff everything?" "Why do I burp?" and "Why is ocean water salty?" This book inspires kids to be curious, ask questions, and explore the world around them.

And, no gift is complete without a birthday card!:
National Geographic Kids Birthday Cards (ages 4-9, $9.99) Make birthdays magical with this book, filled with creative activities, cool tips, amazing photos and 30 cool pull-out birthday postcards.
Precious animal photos paired with heartfelt and funny (and pun-ny!) captions help kids celebrate that most special of days. Each card also leaves plenty of room for kids to craft their own messages to show friends and family how much they care. Content includes tips and tricks for writing fun and friendly birthday notes and being a good guest, as well as cute creature pictures to spread that warm, fuzzy feeling far and wide.

And now here's your chance to win the six books thanks to National Geographic Kids. The giveaway is open to residents of the United States only who are 18+. The giveaway ends on 9/18/18 at 11:59pm EDT. For more complete rules see Giveaway Rules. The winner will receive a copy of each of the six books: ​National Geographic Kids Almanac 2019Awesome 8 Epic, Real or Fake? 3Extreme RecordsLittle Kids First Big Book of Why 2, and National Geographic Kids Birthday Cards.
NatGeo Birthday Gift Idea Giveaway

Disclosure: I will receive the above mentioned product for the purpose of a review. No other compensation was or will be received. All opinions stated are my own and may differ from yours. See my disclosure policy for more information. Java John Z's is not responsible for sponsor prize shipment. 

57 comments:

  1. The Birthday cards look really cute. I like giving cards and sending snail mail when I can, I know my kids love getting cards in the mail.

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  2. real or fake, it looks very interesting

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  3. "Which of the six titles sounds the most appealing and why?" "Extreme Records" looks interesting, and I like the cute fennec fox on the cover!

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  4. Extreme Records because it sounds really interesting.

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  5. Real Or Fake sounds interesting

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  6. Real or Fake because it looks fun and seems interesting

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  7. I like the Little Kids First Big Book of Why 2. I know my nephew would find this fun and he's just about the right age for it. Thanks!!

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  8. Both my great niece and great nephew would fall into the category of the book...Little Kids First Big Book of Why 2...so that's the one I'm looking forward too the most :)

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  9. Real or Fake seems the most interesting to my son.

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  10. Awesome 8 Epic sounds like an amazing book, one my oldest granddaughter would enjoy.

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  11. Little Kids First Big Book of Why 2 would be interesting.

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  12. the real or fake. i think my son would love it

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  13. Extreme Records sounds cool . It is always interesting to see what records are.

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  14. I think that my grandson would really enjoy this book the most of the six; Little Kids First Big Book of Why 2.

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  15. Awesome 8 epic sounds cool!

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  16. ooh extreme records definately caught my attention i use to be addicted to reading the guiness world record books sooo interesting i think kids enjoy them too

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  17. the extreme records sounds like fun.

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  18. The Extreme 8 sounds good because we would like reading about interesting places.

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  19. The Real or Fake book sounds good! I know my kids would enjoy learning cool facts about animals and telling their friends about it!

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  20. I like real or fake cuz I think my kids would enjoy that.

    thanks!

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  21. I like the National Geographic Kids Almanac 2019. I think my grand kids would love this book

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  22. My grandson would love to have the Real Or Fake Book. I know he would enjoy it and have fun with it.

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  23. The birthday cards are a neat idea! What a fun gift idea.

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  24. Real or Fake sounds good. I like these kinds of books that bust myths that you think are true.

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  25. The Real of Fake would b one the kids would like. Thank you!

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  26. Awesome 8 Epic is the first choice

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  27. I would like to read Extreme Records as I am always interested in extremes like the deepest part of the ocean, etc...

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  28. Little Kids First Big Book of Why 2 because it would give answers to a childs questions

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  29. My kids would like the Almanac because they like factoids.

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  30. Extreme Records, I have always loved stuff like that. I lobe the Guinness book of records so this would be awesome.

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  31. i would like to get the Little Kids First Big Book of Why 2.

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  32. Almanac 2019 seems like its going to be the most informitive but real or fake will be the most fun.

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  33. I would pick Awesome 8 Epic - mainly because I love lists and my little one would really love all the pictures!

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  34. My kids would love the National Geographic Kids Almanac 2019. They love looking up interesting facts in an almanac, especially about animals.

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  35. I’ve been wanting an almanac for our daughter. She’s staring to ask where things are, what is below us and about things like the pyramids. This would be a great way to connect the dots for her.

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  36. Almanac 2019 looks the best because it would have a ton of interesting information in it.

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  37. The Almanac 2019 looks great because it looks like it is fun and informational and teaches our kids how to give animals respect and love.

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  38. I think my grandson would love the book Extreme Records. That’s why I would love to win.

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  39. I think that my son would love the real or fake. I'm also loving the The Almanac 2019.

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  40. National Geographic Kids Almanac 2019; we heart statistics!

    theyyyguy@yahoo.com

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  41. My son would enjoy all of them. The Real or Fake book looks like fun.

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  42. My grandson would love the Extreme records!

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  43. Awesome 8 Epic. I think the photographs would be amazing!

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  44. extreme records and awesome 8, well, all of them actually

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  45. My kids are into weird facts. They would like the Extreme Records!
    kdraebellamy(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  46. Book of why. Would be interesting and educational for my son.

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  47. My nephews would love this they would love trying to figur out if they are real or fake and see which one gets the most right.

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  48. I like the Real or Fake. My son would love it and I admit I would too. It would clear up some myths.

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  49. National Geographic Kids Birthday Cards would be fun for my kids. They love to make people cards.

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  50. I most like Extreme Records it sounds really interesting

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  51. real or fake sounds the most like something my Nephew would love.

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  52. I like the book entitled Extreme Records because I enjoy reading facts about the best.

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  53. My grandkids will like the book of why because they're always asking me why.

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