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Announcing Fandex Round Three - critical mass. The newest break-through in user-friendly, information-packed, in fun-for-the-whole-family publishing. Fandex now boasts 12 titles. From nature guides like Trees and Birds to cultural decks, including Presidents and Mythology, to pure unexpected gifts - Cats, Dogs - there's a Fandex to appeal to all interests. New for Spring are four titles. Wildflowers: large, bright die-cuts - often as big as the flower or even bigger - and true-to-life colors make this a foolproof way to identify 47 of North America's wildflowers. The Body: a stunning visual and factual tour of the systems, organs, muscles, and bones that make us tick, by the writer of the award-winning CD-ROM program A.D.A.M. Explorers: Columbus spying the New World, Balboa beholding the Pacific, Neil Armstrong setting foot on the moon - it's all the world's greatest explorers, from the Phoenicians to the present. Composers: a chronological history of composers and their music, with intriguing facts, anecdotes, and musical insights into composers from Bach, Mozart, and Beethoven to Gershwin and Bernstein, together with other composers who form the Western musical canon. For kids who are learning it all for the first time, and grown-ups who want to get it straight, Fandex puts knowledge at your fingertips. In full-color

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DARING CLIMBS, DEATH-DEFYING VOYAGES, DIVES INTO THE VERY DEPTHS--AND ONE SMALL STEP ONTO THE MOON

Fandex celebrates the dreamers, scientists, poets and adventurers who opened the frontiers of our world. From the hard-sailing Phoenicians, whose masts were built from the cedars of Lebanon, to Ponce de Leon, who sought not gold but the Fountain of Eternal Youth, to astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, here are the explorers and their dazzling exploits. It's every history lover's handheld deck of knowledge.

Synopsis:

Combining 50 individually die-cut cards with full-color illustrations, plus hundreds of intriguing facts, stories, statistics, and trivia, Fandex is the newest breakthrough in information-packed, family publishing.

From Columbus spying the New World to Balboa beholding the Pacific to Neil Armstrong setting foot on the moon, Explorersbrings all the world's greatest explorers to life, from the Phoenicians to the present.

For kids who are learning it all for the first time, and grown-ups who want to get it straight, Fandex puts knowledge at your fingertips.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780761114444
Author:
Aronson, Steven M. L.
Publisher:
Workman Publishing
Author:
Aronson, Steven M. L.
Location:
New York
Subject:
Discovery and exploration
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
World
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - History - General
Subject:
Pictorial works
Subject:
Explorers
Subject:
History - Exploration & Discovery
Subject:
Exploration & Discovery
Subject:
Explorers -- Pictorial works.
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-World History
Subject:
JUVENILE NONFICTION / History/General
Subject:
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Reference/General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
cards on a hinge
Series:
Fandex Family Field Guides
Series Volume:
1 C
Publication Date:
19990931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
10.92x4.10x.90 in. .68 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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"Synopsis" by , DARING CLIMBS, DEATH-DEFYING VOYAGES, DIVES INTO THE VERY DEPTHS--AND ONE SMALL STEP ONTO THE MOON

Fandex celebrates the dreamers, scientists, poets and adventurers who opened the frontiers of our world. From the hard-sailing Phoenicians, whose masts were built from the cedars of Lebanon, to Ponce de Leon, who sought not gold but the Fountain of Eternal Youth, to astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, here are the explorers and their dazzling exploits. It's every history lover's handheld deck of knowledge.

"Synopsis" by , Combining 50 individually die-cut cards with full-color illustrations, plus hundreds of intriguing facts, stories, statistics, and trivia, Fandex is the newest breakthrough in information-packed, family publishing.

From Columbus spying the New World to Balboa beholding the Pacific to Neil Armstrong setting foot on the moon, Explorersbrings all the world's greatest explorers to life, from the Phoenicians to the present.

For kids who are learning it all for the first time, and grown-ups who want to get it straight, Fandex puts knowledge at your fingertips.

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