National Geographic Holiday Book Boutique: Review

November 19, 2013


Are you looking for fun and educational gifts for your child this holiday season? Then you will love the National Geographic Holiday Book Boutique! This collection of books is packed with bright, colorful pages filled with fun facts and stories your child will love. Below is more detailed information about each book so you can find just the right one to gift your child.

Everything Pets
: Have an animal lover in the family? This book is full of photos and facts for your little one to discover about pet animals. Did you know that a cat’s top speed is about 31 miles per hour or that a dog can make about 100 different facial expressions? Your little one will love reading these facts and more in this entertaining book! Dimensions (in inches): 9.2 x 11 inches.Ages: 8-12.

National Geographic Kids Readers
: Meerkats: This book is perfect for early readers with it’s inviting text and beautiful photographs describing the world of meerkats. Learn about each meerkat’s job: babysitting the kids, guarding the troops, or foraging for food. This Level 1 reader is written in easy-to-grasp text that will help kids learn about these cute critters and the power of teamwork! Dimensions (in inches): 6 x 9 inches. Ages: 6-9.

Ultimate Weird But True 2
: This book was a a huge hit with my 8 year old! It’s bright, sparkling cover makes kids excited to open it and discover the thousands of wild and wacky facts and photos. Content is all-new, with new chapter titles and even more too-strange-to-believe stories, such as: the world’s most expensive hamburger, which breaks the bank at $295; the world’s largest chocolate sculpture; duck fashion models; and many more oddities. Dimensions (in inches): 12 x 9.3. Ages: 8-12.
Funny Fill-In: My Animal Adventure
: You’ve just been selected to travel the world photographing wildlife. What happens next is up to you! Filled with excitement and hilarity, this fill in the blank book lets your little one tell his/her own unique story through their choice of verbs, nouns, or adjectives. Combining photography from National Geographic Kids and illustrations in colorful laugh-out-loud pages, this engaging, entertaining, and educational book introduces kids to animals from around the globe, that enter their world imaginatively by the combination of your child’s original story with theirs. This is a great book to take along when traveling for hours of fun! Dimensions (in inches): 8.2 x 5.1. Ages: 8-12.
National Geographic Kids Chapters: Best Friends Forever
: This book’s engaging story line of four unlikely pairings will encourage your child to advance their reading skills. Billy the boxer adopted Lilly the goat when she was abandoned by her mother. Billy and Lilly are rarely apart since Billy has taken on the role of Lilly’s protector, caretaker, and constant companion. This and the other stories in this book will enchant readers as they devour the more text-heavy “grown up” style of the book, while still keeping the story easily digestable for a hestitant reader. Dimensions (in inches): 7.4 x 5.1. Ages: 7-10.

Just Joking 4
: This silly book is full of jokes, tongue twisters, riddles and more that your little one will love sharing with his or her friends. Packed with hundreds of goofy jokes that will keep your child laughing, paired with photos of funny animals, this is sure to be a big hit. Dimensions (in inches): 7 x 6.8. Ages: 7-10.

Devoted: 38 Extraordinary Tales of Love, Loyalty, and Life with Dogs
: This heartwarming book, written by Rebecca Ascher-Walsh, presents 38 incredible, uplifting, true stories of what dogs can do to hep humans and other animals. Dimensions (in inches): 7.3 x 7.2, Ages: 10-Adult.

First Big Book of Why
: Using an interactive question-and-answer format and content grounded in a child’s immediate world, this book delivers lively information, hands-on games, simple recipes, crafts, and more. What makes a car go? How does mushy dough become a crispy cookie? What does the doctor see in my throat? An essential parent reference, Big Book of Why invites children to ask big questions, think big thoughts, and get answers that are accurate, engaging, level-appropriate, and based on educational findings. Highly photographic and playful, this big book is an adventure in exploration. Dimensions (in inches): 9.8 x 9.8 inches Ages: 4-8

National Geographic Kids Almanac 2014
: This New York Times best-seller tells you everything you’ve always wanted to know about everything! Packed with the latest facts about our world including amazing animals, cool inventions, robots, and maps, it will excite children! The 2014 Almanac features fun information, browsable features, and helpful reference on subjects including technology, countries, presidents, animals, weather, funny roadside attractions, outer space, green tips, and natural disasters, just for starters. Dimensions (in inches): 6 x 9 inches. Ages: 8-12.

Mother’s Love: Inspiring True Stories From the Animal Kingdom
: This heartfelt read includes a collection of the most moving and intimate portraits of animal mothers and their babies. Each photograph shows animal moms as they nurture, play, teach, and protect their young. Sprinkled throughout are inspirational quotes and unbelievable true stories of maternal heroism. Dimensions (in inches): 7.3 x 7.2, Ages: 10-Adult.

To purchase or learn more about each book from the National Geographic Holiday Book Boutique head over to: Enjoy discounted prices (30% off!) until 12/31 and receive a free gift with any 10 or more book purchase!

Disclosure: Thank-you to Moms Meet and National Geographic for providing the above mentioned products. Although I received these products free of charge, all opinions expressed are my own and not influenced by any form of compensation. See full disclosure policy in tab above.

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