15+ Fun & Educational National Geographic Books for Kids (Giveaway!!)

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Looking for some fun & engaging educational resources for your kids or your classroom? Or perhaps you’re looking for a great gift idea for kids?We’ve got you covered with this list of 15+ awesome National Geographic books for kids!A collection of National Geographic Kids books

Educational Book Gifts for Kids

As a former science teacher, I am a BIG fan of National Geographic! So it’s no surprise that we have a lot of their books. I love keeping these around the house and they are books that the kids will often pick up to look through – entertaining and educational for the win! Many of the books are also good for traveling – or even for just keeping in the car! Inside pages of some National Geographic Kids BooksThe kids love all the pictures and easy readability! So, I wanted to share a few of our favorites with you today. They make great gifts too – in fact, the smaller books make great stocking stuffers and the larger books would make a great family gift idea for the holidays!

15+ Great National Geographic Books for Kids

We’ve had a few of these titles for a while now, the boys got some of these last Christmas, and National Geographic sent us a few of the titles below (keep reading on for a GIVEAWAY!). Whether your kids have interests in geography/travel, animals, food, or just interesting facts, there’s sure to be a National Geographic Kids book to pique their interests! (*Affiliate links included below)

An assortment of National Geographic Kids Books

Nat Geo Kids Book Giveaway

We love them all! And, National Geographic wanted to give one lucky Mom Endeavors reader a pack of 5 books to enjoy! So, we have a fun giveaway to share! One lucky winner will receive a gift pack with the following books: A collection of National Graphic books for kids

Weird But True World 2023

Discover Earth’s strangest animals, natural formations, festivals, ancient wonders, news, and more in this newest addition to the wildly popular Weird But True! family―an annual compendium of everything Weird But True! fans love … and then some. Readers will journey across the seven continents, dive into the ocean, and even blast off into space to discover a whole wide world of weird. From the troll doll bug of Suriname to the Bog Snorkeling Championships in Wales to a technicolor village in Indonesia, Weird But True! World offers an unparalleled, adventure-filled exploration of our world’s amazing uniqueness

National Geographic Kids Food Ultimate Food Atlas

From monkey bread in Niger to hokey pokey ice cream in New Zealand, the National Geographic Kids Ultimate Food Atlas takes young readers on a culinary journey, showcasing a mouthwatering mixture of foods, feasts and festivals from around the globe. Kids can also learn about the food industry, food attractions and traditional meals from every continent; put on their chef’s hat and try one of the recipes in the book (cherry kompot from Bulgaria, perhaps?); and get some helpful foodie travel tips (when visiting South America, be prepared that the big meal of the day is lunch and dinner is more of a light snack like an arepa or bread and cheese).  Gorgeous full color photos highlight the food, culture, people, plants and animals on every continent

Ultimate Book of Big Cats

Get ready to sink your teeth into the hidden worlds of the seven spectacular big cats―and meet some of their smaller cousins―with National Geographic Explorers Steve Winter and Sharon Guynup as your guides.  From rarely seen snow leopards high up in the Himalaya to tigers silently stalking prey through thick jungle to lions going in for the kill, you’ll get the inside scoop on the fascinating worlds of wild felines and what it’s like to live alongside them.  With exclusive National Geographic photographs and hair-raising behind-the-lens stories from Winter, this book takes you up close and personal with the coolest cats around.

Why? Animals: 99+ Answers For Curious Kids

f you want to rule in your knowledge about the animal kingdom and become an expert on all creatures that crawl, wriggle, run, swim, leap, and fly, this is the book for you!  Want to know why octopuses shoot ink? Or why your cat almost always lands on its feet? Or why on earth penguins can’t fly? This clever Q&A book is packed with answers to your burning questions about animals — like why pesky mosquitoes think your feet are especially delicious!

Just Joking 7

A perfect stocking stuffer — sized just right! The seventh book in this fan-favorite series delivers 300 new laugh-out-loud knock-knocks, puns, question-and-answer jokes, tongue twisters, and more! Hilarious jokes paired with colorful, silly animal photos are sure to tickle the funny bones of kid comedians everywhere. Plus, the portable size is perfect for throwing in a backpack or tossing in the car for guffaws on the go.

Explorer Academy: Nebula Secret

This is Book 1 in the Explorer Academy book series – sure to be a hit with kids interested in science, mystery, and adventure!

Adventure, danger, and a thrilling global mission await 12-year-old Cruz Coronado as he joins an elite school for explorers. Cruz leaves his tranquil home in Hawaii to join 23 talented kids from around the globe to train at the Explorer Academy with the world’s leading scientists to become the next generation of great explorers. But for Cruz, there’s more at stake. No sooner has he arrived at the Academy than he discovers that his family has a mysterious past with the organization that could jeopardize his future. In the midst of codebreaking and cool classes, new friends and augmented-reality expeditions, Cruz must tackle the biggest question of all: Who is out to get him … and why? Readers can get in on the excitement with puzzles and codes embedded throughout.

So, be sure to enter for the chance to win this awesome pack of National Geographic books using the widget below. The giveaway is open to US residents (18+) and runs through January 23, 2023! Good luck! 
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I’m Sara, a mom to three adorable boys living in the Arizona desert. As a former teacher, I love sharing my passions with others. So, have a look around for creative inspiration about cooking, creating, celebrating, traveling with kids, and more everyday mom endeavors!


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7 Responses

  1. What an awesome giveaway!!! This list is so perfect! Saving this post for when I need gift ideas for other kids too!!!

  2. So hard to select just one. How to survive anything captures our interest but our family just loves to read so all would be great!

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